100 Book meme

The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books here. How do your reading habits stack up?

Instructions: Copy this into your journal. Look at the list and put an ‘x’ after those you have read. Tag other book nerds.

1 Pride and Prejudice – x
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien – x
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte – x
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling – x
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee – x
6 The Bible – x
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte – x
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell – x
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman – x
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens -x

10/10

11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott – x
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller – x
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare – x
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien – x
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger -x
19 The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger – x
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot – x

18/20

21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell – x
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens – x
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy – x
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams – x
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky – x
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll – x
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

25/30

31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy – x
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens – x
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis – x
34 Emma – Jane Austen – x
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen – x
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis – x
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden – x
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne – x

33/40

41 Animal Farm – George Orwell – x
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown – x
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez – x
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood – x
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding – x
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan – x

39/50

51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52 Dune – Frank Herbert – x
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen – x
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens – x
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime – Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez – x

43/60

61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov – x
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold – x
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas – x
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac – x
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville

47/70

71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens – x
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker – x
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett – x
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Inferno – Dante – x
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal – Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray – x
80 Possession – AS Byatt – x

53/80

81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens – x
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker – x
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro – x
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert – x
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White – x
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – x
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton

59/90

91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad – x
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery – x
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams – x
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare – x
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – x
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo – x

65/100~! So much for the BBC :) But now I have a new list of interesting books to look up.

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One thought on “100 Book meme

  1. coppermoon says:

    I’m actually rather surprised at how many I *haven’t* read! Thanks for the new reading list!

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