Thursday, July 10, 2008

Book Meme

Found this on Eudora's blog and I thought it is rather interesting so here it is:

Look at the list below and




  • bold what you have read


  • italicise what you're going to read


  • underline what you love.

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 Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger


20. Middlemarch - George Eliot


21. Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell


22. The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald


23. Bleak House - Charles Dickens


24. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy


25. The Hitch Hiker'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


31. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy


32. David Copperfield - Charles Dickens


33. Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis


34. Emma - Jane Austen


35. Persuasion - Jane Austen


36. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini


37. Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres


38. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden


39. Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne


40. Animal Farm - George Orwell


41. The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown


42. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez


43. A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving


44. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins


45. Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery


46. Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy


47. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood


48. Lord of the Flies - William Golding


49. Atonement - Ian McEwan


50. Life of Pi - Yann Martel


51. Dune - Frank Herbert


52. Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons


53. Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen


54. A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth


55. The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon


56. A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens


57. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley


58. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon


59. Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez


60. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck


61. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov


62. The Secret History - Donna Tartt


63. The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold


64. Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas


65. On The Road - Jack Kerouac


66. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy


67. Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding


68. Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie


69. Moby Dick - Herman Melville


70. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens


71. Dracula - Bram Stoker


72.The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett


73. Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson


74. Ulysses - James Joyce


75. The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath


76. Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome


77. Germinal - Emile Zola


78. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray


79. Possession - AS Byatt


80. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens


81. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell


82. The Color Purple - Alice Walker


83. The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro


84. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert


85. A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry


86. Charlotte's Web - EB White


87. The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom


88. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


89. The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton


90. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad


91. The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery


92. The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks


93. Watership Down - Richard Adams


94. A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole


95. A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute


96. The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas


97. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl


98. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo


99. P.S. I Love You - Cecelia Ahern


100. Nineteen Minutes - Jodi Picoult


I have read: 20 out of 100 books (that's exactly 1/5).


I want to read: 17 out of 80 books.


I love: 7 out of 100 books.


The last two titles are my own additions. I just can't stand having an incomplete list.


I really have a lot of reading to do. Okay, I am taking Jane Austen as my next read-by-author.

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