Friday, March 21, 2008

Revisiting my 100 Books I want to read list:

1. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy*
2. Candide - Voltaire
3. White Oleander - Janet Fitch
4. I Know This Much is True - Wally Lamb
5. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
6. Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
7. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - John LeCarre
8. She's Come Undone - Wally Lamb
9. The Inferno - Dante
10. The Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer
11. Paradise Lost - John Milton
12. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackery*
13. Tess of the D'Urbevilles - Thomas Hardy
14. The Portrait of a Lady - Henry James*
15. Bleak House - Charles Dickens
16. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald*
17. Sons and Lovers - D. H. Lawrence *
18. The Power and the Glory - Grahame Greene
19. Decline and Fall - Evelyn Waugh
20. Scoop - Evelyn Waugh
21. Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
22. The Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
23. Madame Bovary - Gustaye Flaubert
24. The Plague - Albert Camus
25. Middlemarch - George Elliot*
26. The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoevsky
27. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
28. The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
29. Beloved - Toni Morrison
30. Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
31. Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
32. The Shell Seekers - Rosamunde Pilcher
33. Anne of Green Gables - L. M. Montgomery*
34. Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
35. Swallows And Amazons - Arthur Ransome
36. Ulysses - James Joyce
37. The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner
38. A Passage to India - E. M. Forster
39. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemmingway
40. The Old Wives' Tale - Arnold Bennett
41. The Epic of Gilgamesh - Maureen Gallery Kovacs
42. Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf*
43. Memoirs of Hadrian - Marguerite Yourcenar
44. The Pilot's Wife - Anita Shreve*
45. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
46. Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes
47. Walden - Henry David Thoreau
48. Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
49. Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde*
50. Journal of the Plague Year - Daniel Dafoe
51. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
52. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
53. Hornblower - C. S. Forester*
54. The Forsyte Saga - John Galsworthy*
55. The Warden - Anthony Trollope
56. Barchester Towers - Anthony Trollope
57. Like Water For Chocolate - Laura Esquivel
58. The Tale of Genji - Lady Murasaki
59. Feast - Nigella Lawson
60. How to be a Domestic Goddess - Nigella Lawson
61. Cook With Jamie - Jamie Oliver - really good recipes!
62. The Writer's Book of Hope: Getting from Frustration to Publication - Ralph Keyes
63. The Secret River - Kate Grenville
64. My Sister's Keeper - Jodi Picoult
65. Everyday - Bill Granger
66. The Memory Keeper's Daughter - Kim Edwards
67. The Sixth Wife - Suzannah Dunn
68. The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
69. A Perfect Day - Richard Evans
70. The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings - Amy Tan
71. The Sacrifice - Beverly Lewis
72. The Emperor's Children - Claire Messud
73. Birdsong - Sebastion Faulks
74. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
75. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Graham (read years ago, but want to reread)
76. The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
77. The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
78. The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
79. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
80. The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus - Margaret Atwood
81. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter - Carson McCullers
82. I, Claudius - Robert Graves
83. In a Sunburned Country - Bill Bryson
84. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling - Henry Fielding
85. Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe
86. The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
87. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
88. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
89. Slaughterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut
90. Aspects of the Novel - E. M. Forster
91. Reading Like a Writer: A Guide For People who love Books and for those who want to write them - Francine Prose
92. On Becoming a Novelist - John Gardiner
93. Clarissa - Samuel Richardson
94. The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
95. Three Men in a Boat - Jerome K. Jerome
96. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
97. The Quiet American - Graham Greene
98. Housekeeping - Marilynne Robinson
99. Lanark - Alasdair Gray
100. Oscar and Lucinde - Peter Carey

Of course, there have been many other books read during the past year. I am thinking I need to start recording this stuff.


1 comment:

Me said...

I keep track of mine at Goodreads.

www.goodreads.com