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but shakespeare and the beatles
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01.18.11
Beam him uuuuup
Have you read more than 6 of these books? The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books listed here. Bold those books you’ve read in their entirety, italicize the ones you've partially read.

(I also starred the ones that, while unread, I have on my shelves/Pliny the kobo right now.)

*1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien Seriously, I only got about 50 pages in. I couldn't deal with his writing. Maybe one day, when I break both of my legs, and am bedridden. :\
*3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5 How To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee (want to read)
6 The Bible
*7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell (want)
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
*10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien this one I loved. I hear that is often the case.
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
*18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
19 The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
*24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh (want)
*27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
*30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
*31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
*32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34. Emma – Jane Austen
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
*52 Dune – Frank Herbert I will pick this up again one day.
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
*57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley (Want)
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
*65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
*70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville
*71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
*72 Dracula – Bram Stoker Ned to finiiish.
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal – Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray (Grade 12 History)
80 Possession – AS Byatt
*81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
*85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
*91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery Cried so much.
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
*97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo (want)

I own far too many books that I haven't read.
Comments 
01.19.11 (UTC)
I need to doooo this. I have so many halfway done (read excerpts for class)...

Also for the record I hated both LOTR & the Hobbit, but I still read them all through...o_O
01.19.11 (UTC)
I love both LOTR and The Hobbit. I find it funny you prefer The Hobbit to LOTR, though.

And I also own far too many books I haven't read.
01.20.11 (UTC)
"Maybe one day, when I break both of my legs, and am bedridden. :\"

lol! I should have mentioned on my list that I had to friggin' push myself through The Fellowship of the Ring. I read The Hobbit a few years later and it was much better.

I second the ♥ for His Dark Materials.
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