Friday, May 02, 2008

Book lists

Here's a book list my buddy Richelle recently forwarded to me; the ones I have read are bolded, the ones I own but have not started are in italics.

• Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Anna Karenina
• Crime and Punishment
• Catch-22
One Hundred Years of Solitude
• Wuthering Heights

• The Silmarillion
Life of Pi : a novel
• The Name of the Rose
Don Quixote
Moby Dick
• Ulysses
Madame Bovary
• The Odyssey
• Pride and Prejudice
• Jane Eyre
• The Tale of Two Cities

The Brothers Karamazov
• Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
• The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Iliad
• Emma

• The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
• Mrs. Dalloway

• Great Expectations
• American Gods
• A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
• Atlas Shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
• Memoirs of a Geisha
• Middlesex

• Quicksilver
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
• The Canterbury tales

• The Historian : a novel
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
• Love in the Time of Cholera
• Brave New world
• The Fountainhead
• Foucault’s Pendulum
• Frankenstein
• The Count of Monte Cristo
• Dracula

• A Clockwork Orange
• Anansi Boys
• The Once and Future King
• The Grapes of Wrath
• The Poisonwood Bible : a novel
• 1984

• Angels & Demons
• The Inferno
• The Satanic Verses
Sense and Sensibility
• The Picture of Dorian Gray
• Mansfield Park

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
• To the Lighthouse
• Tess of the D’Urbervilles
• Oliver Twist

• Gulliver’s Travels
Les Misérables
• The Corrections
• The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
• The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
• Dune
The Prince
• The Sound and the Fury
Angela’s Ashes : a memoir
• The God of Small Things
• A People’s History of the United States : 1492-present
• Cryptonomicon
• Neverwhere
• A Confederacy of Dunces
• A Short History of Nearly Everything
• Dubliners
• The Unbearable Lightness of Being
• Beloved
• Slaughterhouse-five
The Scarlet Letter
• Eats, Shoots & Leaves

• The Mists of Avalon
• Oryx and Crake : a novel
• Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
• Cloud Atlas
• The Confusion
• Lolita
• Northanger Abbey

• The Catcher in the Rye
On the Road
• The Hunchback of Notre Dame

• Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything
• Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : an inquiry into values
• The Aeneid
• Watership Down
• Gravity’s Rainbow
• The Hobbit
• In Cold Blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
• White Teeth
• Treasure Island
• David Copperfield
• The Three Musketeers

There is always, ALWAYS more to read...

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