1001 Books

This page will chronicle the books I have read from the list, 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition by Peter Boxall, General Editor (2010).
87 / 1001 Read
    4.  Cost by Roxana Robinson
8.  The Gathering by Anne Enright
10.  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
90.  The Reader by Berhard Schlink
109.  The Shipping News by E. Anne Proulx
117.  The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
127.  All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
154.  The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
167.  Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
187.  The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
212.  The Cider House Rules by John Irving
218.  The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
225.  The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
253.  The Color Purple by Alice Walker
257.  The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
272.  Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
284.  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
294.  The Shining by Stephen King
297.  Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
320.  Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
344.  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
349.  The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
363.  Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
392.  Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
416.  Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
417.  The Graduate by Charles Webb
422.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
425.  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
430.  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
431.  A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
452.  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
457.  The Naked Lunch by William Burroughs
463.  Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
468.  Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
482.  On The Road by Jack Kerouac
484.  Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
487.  Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin
492.  The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
493.  Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
506.  Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan
508.  Lord of the Flies by William Golding
510.  The Story of O by Pauline Reage
526.  The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
534.  The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
583.  Animal Farm by George Orwell
589.  The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
594.  The Outsider (The Stranger) by Albert Camus
600.  For Whom The Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
607.  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
613.  Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
619.  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
620.  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
621.  The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien
630.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
672.  The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
675.  A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
698.  The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
708.  Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
709.  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
713.  The Professor’s House by Willa Cather
724.  Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
732.  The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
763.  A Room With A View by E.M. Forster
779.  The Call of the Wild by Jack London
784.  Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
794.  The Awakening by Kate Chopin
797.  The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
816.  The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
828.  The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
832.  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
839.  Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
848.  Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
854.  Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
867.  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
873.  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
893.  Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
896.  The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
899.  Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
901.  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
906.  The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe
911.  The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
914.  Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
928.  Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
930.  Emma by Jane Austen
932.  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
933.  Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
967.  Candide by Voltaire
976.  A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift



Started, but Did Not Finish (yet!)
  41.  The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
774.  The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
814.  Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
877.  Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
894.  House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne


Total as of January 1, 2011:  36
Total as of January 1, 2012:  50
Total as of January 1, 2013:  66
Total as of January 1, 2014:  71
Total as of January 1, 2015:  75
Total as of January 1, 2016:  79
Total as of January 1, 2017:  80
Total as of January 1, 2018:  86

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