morgannia (kelticsoul) wrote,
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totally jacked from mynock25

These are the top 106 books most often marked as "unread" by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well-rounded.
Bold the ones you've read,
underline the ones you read for school,
italicize the ones you started but didn't finish.
add (*) beside the ones you liked and would (or did) read again or recommend. Even if you read them for school in the first place.

The Aeneid - as well as The Illiad, The Odyseus & once in the original Latin
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
American Gods*
Anansi Boys
Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir
Angels & Demons
Anna Karenina
Atlas Shrugged - hated this with a passion that will never die.
Beloved
The Blind Assassin
The Brothers Karamazov
The Canterbury Tales
The Catcher in the Rye
Catch-22
A Clockwork Orange*
Cloud Atlas
Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed
A Confederacy of Dunces
The Confusion
The Corrections
The Count of Monte Cristo
Crime and Punishment
Cryptonomicon
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
David Copperfield
Don Quixote*
Dracula*
Dubliners*
Dune*
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Emma*
Foucault’s Pendulum
The Fountainhead - hated this even more than Atlas freaking Shrugged.
Frankenstein*
Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything
The God of Small Things
The Grapes of Wrath
Gravity’s Rainbow
Great Expectations
Gulliver’s Travels
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
The Historian: a novel
The Hobbit*
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Iliad
In Cold Blood: a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
The Inferno
Jane Eyre*
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell*
The Kite Runner
Les Misérables
Life of Pi: a novel
Lolita
Love in the Time of Cholera*
Madame Bovary
Mansfield Park
Memoirs of a Geisha
Middlemarch
Middlesex
Mrs. Dalloway
The Mists of Avalon*
Moby Dick
The Name of the Rose
Neverwhere*
1984
Northanger Abbey
The Odyssey
Oliver Twist
The Once and Future King*
One Hundred Years of Solitude*
On the Road* - but if we're talking about beat generation loved Junkie so much more.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Oryx and Crake
A People’s History of the United States: 1492-present
Persuasion
The Picture of Dorian Gray*
The Poisonwood Bible
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man*
Pride and Prejudice*
The Prince*
Quicksilver
Reading Lolita in Tehran*
The Satanic Verses
The Scarlet Letter
Sense and Sensibility*
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Silmarillion
Slaughterhouse-five
The Sound and the Fury
A Tale of Two Cities
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
The Time Traveler’s Wife
To the Lighthouse
Treasure Island
The Three Musketeers
Ulysses*
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Vanity Fair
War and Peace
Watership Down
White Teeth
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
Wuthering Heights*
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
8 burning souls


& happy B-day to vampire_scion
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