RIF

Judy tagged all the book lovers, so here goes:

That Book Meme
The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed.

1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicize those you intend to read.
3) Underline the books 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 (a good portion of it anyway)
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  (I tried.  It’s just not for me.)
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23
Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24
War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy  (I tried.  It’s just not for me.)
25
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26
Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27
Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky  (I tried.  It’s just not for me.)
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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis
37
The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39
Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
40
Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41
Animal Farm – George Orwell
42
The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown (Although I would not put this on a ‘Top 100 Book’ list.)
43
One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
44
A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving  (LOVED THIS BOOK)
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46
Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
47
Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
49
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
50
Atonement – Ian McEwan
51
Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52
Dune – Frank Herbert
53
Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54
Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
55
A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57
A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
58
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
60
Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61
Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62
Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
63
The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64
The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67
Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69
Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70
Moby Dick – Herman Melville
71
Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
72
Dracula – Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
75
Ulysses James Joyce
76
The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78
Germinal – Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession – AS Byatt
81
A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83
The Color Purple – Alice Walker
84
The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85
Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
87
Charlotte’s Web – EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  (All the Conan Doyle Sherlock books.)
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
91
Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
92
The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams
95
A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96
A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98
Hamlet – William Shakespeare
99
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100
Les Miserables – Victor Hugo  (I tried.  It’s just not for me.)

 

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~ by Kat on July 2, 2008.

2 Responses to “RIF”

  1. Funny, this is a totally different list than I saw on some other blogs a few days ago.

  2. I love book meme.s.
    How you doin’ !

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