Completed Books

This list is different from the 2010 Reading List.  This is the list of all the books I’ve read from the 1001 Books You Should Read book.  In no particular order…

  1. Atonement — Ian McEwan
  2. The Handmaids Tale — Margaret Atwood
  3. The Color Purple — Alice Walker
  4. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy — Douglas Adams
  5. The Shining — Stephen King
  6. Interview with a Vampire — Anne Rice
  7. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas — Hunter S. Thompson
  8. The Godfather — Mario Puzo
  9. To Kill a Mockingbird — Harper Lee
  10. Things Fall Apart — Chinue Achebe
  11. The Lord of the Rings — JRR Tolkein
  12. Nineteen Eighty-four — George Orwell
  13. Lord of the Flies — William Golding
  14. The Plague — Albert Camus
  15. The Thin Man — Dashiell Hammett
  16. The Maltese Falcon — Dashiell Hammett
  17. All Quiet on the Western Front — Erich Remarque
  18. The Great Gatsby — F. Scott Fitzgerald
  19. The Age of Innocence — Edith Wharton
  20. The Return of the Soldier — Rebecca West
  21. Ethan Fromme — Edith Wharton
  22. The House of Mirth — Edith Wharton
  23. Heart of Darkness — Joseph Conrad
  24. The Awakening — Kate Chopin
  25. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  26. The Picture of Dorian Gray — Oscar Wilde
  27. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde — Robert Louis Stephenson
  28. King Solomon’s Mine — H. Rider Haggard
  29. Through the Looking Glass — Lewis Carrol
  30. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland — Lewis Carrol
  31. Great Expectations — Charles Dickens
  32. Jane Eyre — Charlotte Bronte
  33. The Pit and the Pendulum — Edgar Allen Poe
  34. The Fall of the House of Usher — Edgar Allen Poe
  35. Ivanhoe — Sir Walter Scott
  36. Emma — Jane Austen
  37. Mansfield Park — Jane Austen
  38. Pride and Prejudice — Jane Austen
  39. Sense and Sensibility — Jane Austen
  40. The Scarlet Letter — Nathaniel Hawthorne
  41. Red Harvest — Dashiell Hammett*
  42. A Study in Scarlet — Sir Arthur Conan Doyle*
  43. The Story of Lucy Gault — William Trevor*
  44. Bunner Sisters — Edith Wharton*
  45. The Glass Key — Dashielle Hammett*
  46. The Turn of the Screw — Henry James*
  47. Kidnapped — Robert Louis Stevenson*
  48. A Christmas Carol — Charles Dickens*
  49. Kim — Rudyard Kipling
  50. The Name of the Rose — Umberto Eco
  51. Tarzan of the Apes — Edgar Rice Burroughs
  52. The Thirty-Nine Steps — John Buchan
  53. Smiley’s People — John Le Carre
  54. Howards End — EM Forester
  55. Oroonoko — Aphra Behn
  56. Castle of Otranto — Horace Walpole
  57. Anna Karenina — Leo Tolstoy
  58. Doctor Zhivago — Boris Pasternak
  59. The Woman in White — Wilkie Collins
  60. The Big Sleep — Raymond Chandler
  61. The Scarlet Pimpernel — Baroness Orzcy
  62. Candide — Voltaire
  63. Farewell, My Lovely — Raymond Chandler
  64. The Three Musketeers — Alexandre Dumas
  65. Never Let Me Go — Kazuo Ishiguro
  66. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes — Arthur Conan Doyle

 

*Included in the 2006 edition but not the 2010 edition.

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