1,001 Books

Ok, I'm completely lifting this from 1 More Chapter dot com, who has made a list based on 1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, and then highlighted the ones they've read.  Here's my list of the ones I've read:

28. Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami
33. Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
49. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
78. Sputnik Sweetheart – Haruki Murakami
93. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
94. Great Apes – Will Self
125. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami
184. The Buddha of Suburbia – Hanif Kureishi
196. A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
209. The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul – Douglas Adams
 
210. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Douglas Adams
227. Watchmen – Alan Moore & David Gibbons
238.  The Cider House Rules – John Irving
241. Contact – Carl Sagan
258. Neuromancer – William Gibson
264. La Brava – Elmore Leonard
301. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
303. The World According to Garp – John Irving
311. Delta of Venus – Anaïs Nin
315. Song of Solomon – Toni Morrison

320. Interview With the Vampire – Anne Rice
333. Dead Babies – Martin Amis
358. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson
367. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
390. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
399. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel García Márquez
408. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
433. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
467. Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
484. On the Road – Jack Kerouac

494. The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
496. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
508. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
511. The Long Goodbye – Raymond Chandler
518. Casino Royale – Ian Fleming
520. Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
521. The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
527. Foundation – Isaac Asimov
547. Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
586. Farewell My Lovely – Raymond Chandler

587. For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
588. Native Son – Richard Wright
592. The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
599. The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler
608. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
610. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
649. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
660. The Maltese Falcon – Dashiell Hammett
667. All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque
689. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway

699. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
704. Billy Budd, Foretopman – Herman Melville
747. Tarzan of the Apes – Edgar Rice Burroughs
801. The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
825. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
831. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
873. Les Misérables – Victor Hugo
908. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
916. The Fall of the House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe
925. Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper

970. Candide – Voltaire

You know, SF and Fantasy are not too well represented on the list, or else I think I would have a much longer list of ones read.  On the other hand, I'm a bit better read than I thought.

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