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1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die October 17, 2006

Filed under: 1,001 books before you die,books — Diana @ 11:35 am

From the book:  1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die.  Some fantastic soul made a list of said books here.  I surely don’t want to paste it all on this blog, as it’s 21 pages long, but here are the books of the list that I have read.  I will be updating as I read more….

Saturday – Ian McEwan

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time – Mark Haddon

Everything is Illuminiated – Jonathan Safran Foer

Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides

Pastoralia – George Saunders

The Hours – Michael Cunningham

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

The Reader – Bernhard Schlink

Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh

The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides

The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje

The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien

Like Water for Chocolate – Laura Esquivel

A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving

Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Cider House Rules – John Irving

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

The Color Purple – Alice Walker

The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco

The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Doulgas Adams

The World According to Garp – John Irving

The Shining – Stephen King

Song of Solomon – Toni Morrison

Interview WIth the Vampire – Anne Rice

Fear of Flying – Erica Jong

The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien

The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger

The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Hobbit – .R.R. Tolkien

A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway

All Quiet onthe Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Babbitt – Sinclair Lewis

Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton

The Wings of the Dove – Henry James

The Turn of the Screw – Henry James

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain

Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There – Lewis Carroll

Little Women – Louisa May Alcott

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

Walden – Henry David Thoreau

David Copperfield – Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens

The Fall of the House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe

Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens

The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Victor Hugo


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