1001 Books Before You Die

First of all, I doubt that I'll ever manage to read all of the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (there are a lot of books there that I don't have the slightest interest in), but being the list-freak that I am, I just think it'll be interesting to see how many of them I manage to get through.


156. Faces in the Water by Janet Frame
155. The Grass is Singing by Doris Lessing
154. Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee
153. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
152. Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin.
151. Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton
150. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
149. A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov
148. Pierre and Jean by Guy de Maupassant
147. Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
146. American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis
145. Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
144. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
143. Amerika by Franz Kafka
142. A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
141. A Journey into the Interior of the Earth by Jules Verne
140. Casino Royale - Ian Fleming
139. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
138. Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoevsky
137. The Kreutzer Sonata - Leo Tolstoy
136. Barabbas - Pär Lagerkvist
135. The Secret Agent - Joseph Conrad
134. The War at the End of the World - Mario Vargas Llosa
133. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
132. The Handmaid's Tale - Margret Atwood
131. Naked Lunch - William S. Burroughs
130. The Manila Rope - Veijo Meri
129. The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton
128. Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
127. Oblomov - Ivan Goncharov
126. A Short History of Tractors in Ukranian - Marina Lewycka
125. Amsterdam - Ian McEwan
124. Against the Grain - Joris-Karl Huysmans
123. Boken om Blanche och Marie - Per Olov Enquist
122. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Marquez
121. Love in a Cold Climate - Nancy Mitford
120. L'Assommoir - Emile Zola
119. Foe - J. M. Coetzee
118. Wuthering Hights - Emily Brontë
117. Father Goriot - Honore de Balzac
116. The Sorrows of Young Werther - J. W. von Goethe
115. The Master of Petersburg - J. M. Coetzee
114. Disgrace - J. M. Coetzee
113. Les Misérables - Victor Hugo
112. The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid
111. The Body Artist - Don DeLillo
110. Devils - Fyodor Dostoevsky
109. Smilla's Sense of Snow - Peter Høeg
108. Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonnegut
107. Cancer Ward - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
106. A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan
105. The Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes
104. The Nose - Nikolai Gogol
103. The Big Sleep - Raymond Chandler
102. The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoevsky
101. Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston
100. The Graduate - Charles Webb
99. Between the Acts - Virginia Woolf
98. Wise Children - Angela Carter
97. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
96. To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
95. Dracula - Bram Stoker
94. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
93. Junky - William S. Burroughs
92. The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham
91. The Green Man - Kingsley Amis
90. The Outsider - Albert Camus
89. Less Than Zero - Bret Easton Ellis
88. The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
87. The Plague - Albert Camus
86. Lucky Jim - Kingsley Amis
85. She - H. Rider Haggard
84. The Collector - John Fowles
83. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
82. The Thirty-Nine Steps - John Buchan
81. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - James Joyce
80. The Trial - Franz Kafka
79. Good Morning, Midnight - Jean Rhys
78. Middlemarch - George Eliot
77. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
76. Dangerous Liaisons - Choderlos de Laclos
75. Story of the Eye - Georges Bataille
74. Therese Raquin - Emile Zola
73. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
72. The Castle of Otranto - Horace Walpole
71. The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoevsky
70. Anagrams - Lorrie Moore
69. Breakfast at Tiffany's - Truman Capote
68. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey
67. Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys
66. Fathers and Sons - Ivan Turgenev
65. Veronika Decides to Die - Paulo Coelho
64. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
63. Candide - Voltaire
62. Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe
61. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
60. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
59. We - Yevgeny Zamyatin
58. The Turn of the Screw - Henry James
57. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
56. The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides
55. Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
54. To Have and Have Not - Ernest Hemingway
53. Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
52. I, Robot - Isaac Asimov
51. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
50. The Death of Ivan Ilyich - Leo Tolstoy
49. The Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery
48. The Trick is to Keep Breathing – Janice Galloway
47. Beloved – Toni Morrison
46. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
45. The Shining – Stephen King
44. Sula – Toni Morrison
43. The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
42. The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
41. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
40. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
39. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
38. The Bell – Iris Murdoch
37. On the Road – Jack Kerouac
36. The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
35. Bonjour Tristesse – Françoise Sagan
34. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
33. The Story of O – Pauline Réage
32. The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
31. The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
30. Animal Farm – George Orwell
29. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
28. Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D.H. Lawrence
27. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
26. Death in Venice – Thomas Mann
25. A Room With a View – E.M. Forster
24. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
23. The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells
22. The Invisible Man – H.G. Wells
21. The Time Machine – H.G. Wells
20. Diary of a Nobody – George & Weedon Grossmith
19. Gösta Berling’s Saga – Selma Lagerlöf
18. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
17. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
16. Hunger – Knut Hamsun
15. The People of Hemsö – August Strindberg
14. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
13. Bel-Ami – Guy de Maupassant
12. The Red Room – August Strindberg
11. Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There – Lewis Carroll
10. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky
9. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
8. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
7. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë
6. Dead Souls – Nikolai Gogol
5. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
4. Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
3. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
2. A Modest Proposal – Jonathan Swift
1. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe