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Another meme

May 1, 2008

This is the list of the top 106 unread books on LibraryThing… it’s the same idea as the book meme that I posted a while ago, but the titles are different, so…

The rules:
Bold what you have read, italicize books you’ve started but couldn’t finish, and strike through books you hated. Add an asterisk* to those you’ve read more than once. Underline those on your to-be-read list.

Jonathan Strange & M. Norrell
Anna Karenina

Crime and Punishment

One hundred years of solitude

*Wuthering Heights

The Silmarillion
Life of Pi: a novel
The Name of the Rose

Don Quixote
Moby Dick


Madame Bovary
The Odyssey
*Pride and Prejudice
*Jane Eyre
A Tale of Two Cities

The Brothers Karamazov
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
*The Time Traveller’s Wife

The Iliad
The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway
Great Expectations

American Gods
A heartbreaking work of staggering genius

Atlas shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran

*Memoirs of a Geisha


Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West

The Canterbury tales
The Historian

A portrait of the artist as a young man
Love in the time of cholera
– I tried to like it, I really did …
Brave new world

The Fountainhead
Foucault’s Pendulum

The Count of Monte Cristo

A clockwork orange
Anansi Boys
The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath
The Poisonwood Bible
Angels & Demons

The Inferno
The Satanic Verses
Sense and sensibility

The Picture of Dorian Gray
Mansfield Park

One flew over the cuckoo’s nest
To the Lighthouse
Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Oliver Twist
Gulliver’s Travels
Les misérables
The Corrections
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

The Prince
The Sound and the Fury

Angela’s Ashes

The God of Small Things

A people’s history of the United States : 1492-present


A confederacy of dunces
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The unbearable lightness of being
The Scarlet Letter
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
The mists of Avalon
Oryx and Crake : a novel
Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
Cloud Atlas
The Confusion

Northanger Abbey
The Catcher in the Rye

On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
The Aeneid
Watership Down
Gravity’s Rainbow
The Hobbit
In Cold Blood
White teeth
Treasure Island

David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers

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