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shamelessly ripped off from dumbbooks
10 read -- pick up a book
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zoneseek From: zoneseek Date: June 5th, 2006 04:52 am (UTC) (Link)
1. The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown: For the bazillionth time, Umberto Eco's Focault's Pendulum is way better.
2. The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger: Tried to read it a couple of times, can't get over how I despise Caulfield.
3. The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams
4. The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald
5. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6. The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
7. His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman: Partial credit? I've read the 1st part, The Golden Compass
8. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter 6) - J.K. Rowling
9. Life of Pi - Yann Martel
10. Animal Farm: A Fairy Story - George Orwell
11. Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
12. The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien
13. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
14. Lord of the Flies - William Golding
15. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
16. 1984 - George Orwell
17. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) - J.K. Rowling
18. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
19. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
20. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
21. The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
22. Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonnegut
23. Angels and Demons - Dan Brown
24. Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
25. Neuromancer - William Gibson: Boring?!? Does not compute. My all-time favorite novel, no question.
26. Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson: Odd read for a lifelong Manila-dweller. Not too inaccurate, but kinda off, not insightful.
27. The Secret History - Donna Tartt: On my way to buy this just as soon as I log off here.
28. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
29. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
30. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
31. American Gods - Neil Gaiman
32. Ender's Game (The Ender Saga) - Orson Scott Card: Ender's Game is the only one worth reading.
33. Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
34. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
35. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis
36. Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
37. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
38. The Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien: One outgrows it, but still, one can't hope to understand fantasy without it.
39. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
40. Good Omens - Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
41. Atonement - Ian McEwan
42. The Shadow Of The Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
43. The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
44. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
45. The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
46. Dune - Frank Herbert
10 read -- pick up a book