The List

My List

5 Lists

1) 1984, George Orwell

2) Animal Farm, George Orwell

3) Catch-22, Joseph Heller

4) The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

5) The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

6) The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

7) Lord of the Flies, William Golding

8 ) On the Road, Jack Kerouac

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9) Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

10) Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh

11) A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

12) Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell

13) Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison

14) Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

15) The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien

16) Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut

17) The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner

18) The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway

19) To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

20) To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

21) Ulysses, James Joyce

3 Lists

22) As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

23) Beloved, Toni Morrison

24) Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy

25) Dune, Frank Herbert

26) Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon

27) Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad

28) The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers

29) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams

30) I, Claudius, Robert Graves

31) Light in August, William Faulkner

32) The Magus, John Fowles

33) Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie

34) The Moviegoer, Walker Percy

35) Of Human Bondage, W. Somerset Maugham

36) One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey

37) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce

38) A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving

39) The Sheltering Sky, Paul Bowles

40) The Stand, Stephen King

41) Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller

42) Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry

43) Watership Down, Richard Adams

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44) Absalom, Absalom!, William Faulkner

45) The Adventures of Augie March, Saul Bellow

46) The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

47) All the King’s Men, Robert Penn Warren

48) An American Tragedy, Theodore Dreiser

49) Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

50) Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery

51) Appointment in Samarra, John O’Hara

52) Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

53) Atonement, Ian McEwan

54) At Swim-Two-Birds, Flann O’Brien

55) The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thorton Wilder

56) The Call of the Wild, Jack London

57) The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas

58) Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

59) A Dance to the Music of Time, Anthony Powell

60) David Copperfield, Charles Dickens

61) The Day of the Locust, Nathanael West

62) Death Comes for the Archbishop, Willa Cather

63) The Death of the Heart, Elizabeth Bowen

64) Deliverance, James Dickey

65) Emma, Jane Austen

66) Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card

67) Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

68) The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand

69) The French Lieutenant’s Woman, John Fowles

70) Go Tell it on the Mountain, James Baldwin

71) Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

72) A Handful of Dust, Evelyn Waugh

73) The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood

74) Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling

75) The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene

76) His Dark Materials, Phillip Pullman

77) The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

78) A House for Mr. Biswas, V.S. Naipaul

79) Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

80) The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

81) Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

82) Love in the TIme of Cholera, Gabreil Garcia Marquez

83) Loving, Henry Green

84) Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden

85) Middlemarch, George Eliot

86) Naked Lunch, William Burroughs

87) Native Son, Richard Wright

88) Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

89) One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

90) Pale Fire, Vladimir Nabokov

91) A Passage to India, E.M. Forster

92) Persuasion, Jane Austen

93) Portnoy’s Complaint, Philip Roth

94) Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

95) The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Spark

96) Ragtime, E.L. Doctorow

97) Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier

98) The Recognitions, William Gaddis

99) A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

100) Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy

101) A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute

102) Under the Net, Iris Murdoch

103) War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy

104) Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys

105) Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

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106) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

107) The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton

108) The Alexandria Quartet, Lawrence Durell

109) Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

110) All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque

111) The Ambassadors, Henry James

112) American Pastoral, Philip Roth

113) Angle of Repose, Wallace Stegner

114) Anthem, Ayn Rand

115) Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Judy Blume

116) Arrowsmith, Sinclair Lewis

117) Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer

118) The Assistant, Bernard Malamud

119) At the Mountains of Madness, H.P. Lovecraft

120) Battlefield Earth, L. Ron Hubbard

121) The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath

122) A Bend in the River, V.S. Naipaul

123) The Berlin Stories, Christopher Isherwood

124) The BFG, Roald Dahl

125) The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler

126) Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks

127) Black Beauty, Anna Sewell

128) Bleak House, Charles Dickens

129) The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood

130) Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding

131) The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky

132) Call It Sleep, Henry Roth

133) Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres

134) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl

135) A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

136) The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis

137) Citizen of the Galazy, Robert Heinlein

138) The Clan of the Cave Bear, Jean M. Auel

139) Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons

140) The Colour of Magic, Terry Pratchett

141) A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole

142) The Confessions of Nat Turner, William Styron

143) The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen

144) The Crying of Lot 49, Thomas Pynchon

145) The Cunning Man, Robertson Davies

146) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, Mark Haddon

147) Darkness at Noon, Arthur Koestler

148) The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown

149) A Death in the Family, James Agee

150) Dog Soldiers, Robert Stone

151) Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes

152) The Door into Summer, Robert Heinlein

153) Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson

154) Double Star, Robert Heinlein

155) Dracula, Bram Stoker

156) East of Eden, John Steinbeck

157) Falconer, John Cheever

158) Far From the Maddening Crowd, Thomas Hardy

159) Fear, L. Ron Hubbard

160) Fifth Business, Robertson Davies

161) Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk

162) Finnegans Wake, James Joyce

163) For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway

164) Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

165) From Here to Eternity, James Jones

166) The Ginger Man, J.P. Donleavy

167) Girls In Love, Jacqueline Wilson

168) The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy

169) The Godfather, Mario Puzo

170) The Golden Bowl, Henry James

171) The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing

172) Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian

173) Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and and Neil Gaiman

174) The Good Soldier, Ford Madox Ford

175) Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake

176) Greenmantle, Charles de Lint

177) Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett

178) Guilty Pleasures, Laurell K. Hamilton

179) The Haunting of Hill House, Shirley Jackson

180) Henderson the Rain King, Saul Bellow

181) Herzog, Saul Bellow

182) A High Wind in Jamaica, Richard Hughes

183) Holes, Louis Sachar

184) Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson

185) The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton

186) Howard’s End, E.M. Forster

187) The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy

188) I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith

189) The Idiot, Fyodor Dostoevsky

190) Illusions, Richard Bach

191) Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

192) Ironweed, William Kennedy

193) It, Stephen King

194) Kane and Abel, Jeffrey Archer

195) Katherine, Anya Seton

196) Kim, Rudyard Kipling

197) The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

198) Les Miserables, Victor Hugo

199) Life of Pi, Yann Martel

200) The Little Country, Charles de Lint

201) Lord Jim, Joseph Conrad

202) Lucky Jim, Kingsley Amis

203) Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

204) The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton

205) Magician, Raymond E. Feist

206) The Magnificent Ambersons, Booth Tarkington

207) Mainstreet, Sinclair Lewis

208) The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett

209) The Man Who Loved Children, Christina Stead

210) The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov

211) Matilda, Roald Dahl

212) Memory and Dream, Charles de Lint

213) Mission Earth, L. Ron Hubbard

214) Moby Dick, Herman Melville

215) Money, Martin Amis

216) Moonheart, Charles de Lint

217) The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert Heinlein

218) Mort, Terry Pratchett

219) Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf

220) Mulengro, Charles de Lint

221) My Antonia, Willa Cather

222) Mythago Wood, Robert Holdstock

223) The Naked and the Dead, Norman Mailer

224) The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco

225) Neuromancer, William GIbson

226) Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro

227) Night Watch, Terry Pratchett

228) Nostromo, Joseph Conrad

229) Noughts and Crosses, Malorie Blackman

230) The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway

231) The Old Wives’ Tale, Arnold Bennett

232) One Lonely Night, Mickey Spillane

233) On the Beach, Nevil Shute

234) The Painted Bird, Jerzy Kosinski

235) Parade’s End, Ford Madox Ford

236) Perfume, Patrick Suskind

237) The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

238) The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett

239) Play It As It Lays, Joan Didion

240) Point Counter Point, Aldous Huxley

241) The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

242) Possession, A.S. Byatt

243) The Postman Always Rings Twice, James M. Cain

244) The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene

245) The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot

246) The Puppet Masters, Robert Heinlein

247) Rabbit, Run, John Updike

248) The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell

249) The Rainbow, D.H. Lawrence

250) Red Harvest, Dashiell Hammett

251) Remembrance of Things Past, Marcel Proust

252) Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates

253) The Road, Cormac McCarthy

254) A Room With A View, E.M. Forster

255) The Satanic Verses, Salman Rushdie

256) Scoop, Evelyn Waugh

257) The Secret Agent, Joseph Conrad

258) The Secret Garden, Frances Hodson Burnett

259) The Secret History, Donna Tartt

260) Shane, Jack Schaefer

261) The Shell Seekers, Rosamunde Pilcher

262) Siddharta, Hermann Hesse

263) Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser

264) Someplace to be Flying, Charles de Lint

265) Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury

266) Sometimes a Great Notion, Ken Kesey

267) Sons and Lovers, D.H. Lawrence

268) Sophie’s Choice, William Styron

269) The Sot-Weed Factor, John Barth

270) The Sportswrite, Richard Ford

271) The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, John le Carre

272) Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein

273) The Stranger, Albert Camus

274) Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein

275) The Story of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson

276) The Studs Lonigan Trilogy, James T. Farrell

277) A Suitable Boy Boy, Vikram Seth

278) Suttree, Cormac McCarthy

279) Swallows and Amazins, Arthur Ransome

280) Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald

281) Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

282) Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

283) The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough

284) The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas

285) The Time Traveler’s Wife, Audrey Niffengger

286) Tobacco Road, Erskine Caldwell

287) Trader, Charles de Lint

288) Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

289) The Trial, Franz Kafka

290) Trustee from the Toolroom, Nevil Shute

291) The Twilight Saga, Stephanie Meyer

292) The Twits, Roald Dahl

293) Ubik, Philip K. Dick

294) The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

295) U.S.A.(trilogy), John Dos Passos

296) V., Thomas Pynchon

297) Vicky Angel, Jacqueline Wilson

298) The Wapshot Chronicles, John Cheever

299) Watchmen, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

300) The Way of All Flesh, Samuel Butler

301) We the Living, Ayn Rand

302) White Noise, Don DeLillo

303) White Teeth, Zadie Smith

304) The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame

305) Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson

306) The Wings of the Dove, Henry James

307) Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

308) Wise Blood, Flannery O’Connor

309) The Woman is White, Wilkie Collins

310) Women in Love, D.H. Lawrence

311) The Wood Wife, Terri Windling

312) The World According to Garp, John Irving

313) The Worm Ouroboros, E.R. Eddison

314) Yarrow, Charles de Lint

315) Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Robert Pirsig

316) Zuleika Dobson, Max Beerbohm


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