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hey a meme, in lieu of content

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 started but didn't finish or read an excerpt.



1) Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

2) The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien

3) Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

4) Harry Potter series - JK Rowling

5) To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

6) The Bible

7) Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte

8) Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell

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

17) Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks

18) Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger

19) The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger

20) Middlemarch - George Eliot

21) Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell

22) The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald

23) The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne


24) War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy

25) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams

26) Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh

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
(though this one was ages ago, as a kid -- I don't remember it at all)

31) Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy

32) David Copperfield - Charles Dickens

33) Chronicles of Narnia

34) Emma -Jane Austen

35) Persuasion - Jane Austen

36) The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe - CS Lewis
(what the -- why is this repeated, it's part of the blinking Chronicles of Narnia)

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 - A.A. 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

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

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

1) Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens

72) Dracula - Bram Stoker


73) The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett

74) Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson

75) Ulysses - James Joyce

76) The Inferno - Dante

77) Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome

78) Germinal - Emile Zola

79) Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray

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 - E.B. 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
(I read it in French for class, does that count for more?)

93) The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks

94) Watership Down - Richard Adams

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 (Okay, I actually read this up until the last 10 or 20 pages, and then I just stopped. I don't know why, I simply abandoned reading it entirely.)

Total actually read: 37 (including Les Mis in there)

Admittedly, if it hadn't been for required reading at school, I might not have reached a lot of them.

That was kind of a weird list. There were definitely more than just 100 books in there, considering the number of series mentioned as one item (not to mention, the entire works of Shakespeare? WTF).
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Great read! I wish you could follow up to this topic