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Book meme

Yoinked from maypirate

These are the top 106 books most often marked as "unread" by LibraryThing's users.
Bold what you have read, italicize those you started but couldn't finish, and strike through what you couldn't stand.
Add an asterisk* to those you've read more than once.
Underline those on your to-read list.
(And I'll put a tilde behind every book I know I'm NEVER going to read)



Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (I already own this, so it's just a matter of time)
Anna Karenina
Crime and Punishment
Catch-22
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Wuthering Heights
The Silmarillion (I think I never finished it, but I did read certain parts more than once)
Life of Pi : a novel
The Name of the Rose (but not because it was horrible, I just wasn't gripped)
Don Quixote ~
Moby Dick
Ulysses
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 (Well, this is in the house somewhere)
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Iliad
Emma*
The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway (I saw the movie, I'll leave it at that)
Great Expectations
American Gods*
Atlas Shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
Memoirs of a Geisha
Middlesex
Quicksilver
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
The Canterbury Tales (Just couldn't get through it)
The Historian : a novel
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Love in the Time of Cholera
Brave New World
The Fountainhead
Foucault's Pendulum
Middlemarch
Frankenstein
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dracula
A Clockwork Orange
Anansi Boys*
The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath
The Poisonwood Bible : a novel
1984
Angels & Demons
The Inferno (I've started this more than once)
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
Dune (Actually, I just can't remember if I finished it)
The Prince
The Sound and the Fury
Angela's Ashes : A Memoir
The God of Small Things
A People's History of the United States : 1492-present
Cryptonomicon
Neverwhere
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Short History of Nearly Everything (I've heard this is awesome)
Dubliners
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Beloved
Slaughterhouse-Five
The Scarlet Letter (I'm not sure about this one, I may have read it)
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
The Mists of Avalon
Oryx and Crake : a novel
Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Cloud Atlas
The Confusion
Lolita
Persuasion*
Northanger Abbey*
The Catcher in the Rye (Another one I may possibly have read once upon a time)
On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame ~
Freakonomics : a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : an Inquiry into Values ~
The Aeneid
Watership Down ~ (The video clip from "Bright Eyes" has traumatised me for life)
Gravity's Rainbow
The Hobbit
White Teeth
Treasure Island ~
David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers ~

I would like to read at least one Ayn Rand, just to see what it's like, but I'm not sure if it will ever happen.

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