Mridula’s Tag

I got this list from Mridula’s award-winning blog Travel Tales From India. The idea is to bold the books you have read, italicize the ones you started but didn’t finish and underline the ones you read in school.

The list reminded me of a lot of great books I haven’t read yet.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Anna Karenina
Crime and Punishment
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Wuthering Heights
The Silmarillion
Life of Pi: a novel
The Name of the Rose
Don Quixote – plan to read
Moby Dick
Madame Bovary
The Odyssey – I love the blind Greek guy!
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre
The Tale of Two Cities
The Brothers Karamazov – brilliant
Guns, Germs and Steel – I use this as a reference work. It’s so long!
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Iliad
The Blind Assasin
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway
Great Expectations
American Gods
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Atlas Shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Memoirs of a Geisha
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
The Canterbury Tales
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
The Count of Monte Cristo – brilliant
A Clockwork Orange
Anansi Boys
The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath
The Poisonwood Bible
1984 – just bought this to read
Angels and Demons
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 Miserables
The Correction
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Prince – read parts of it
The Sound and the Fury – great (confusing, though)
Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir – listened to it on tape
The God of Small Things
A People’s History of the United States: 1492-present – read parts of it
A Confederacy of Dunces – great
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Dubliners – plan to read
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Slaughterhouse Five – great
The Scarlet Letter
Eats, Shoots and Leaves
The Mists of Avalon
Oryx and Crake
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
The Confusion
Northanger Abbey
The Catcher in the Rye
On the Road
The Hunchback of Nortre Dame
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Enquiry into Values
The Aeneid
Watership Down
Gravity’s Rainbow – couldn’t finish; loved his other two books V and Crying of Lot 49
The Hobbit
In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences
White Teeth
Treasure Island
David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers – great