100 Books to Read No specific order. 100. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski 99. Mao II by Don DeLillo 98.

A Disorder Peculiar to the Country by Ken Kalfus 97. Looking for Alaska by Jon Green 96. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCan 95. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini 94. Into the Woods by Tana French 93. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez 92. Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes 91. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte 90. Ulysses by James Joyce 89. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville 88. 1984 by George Orwell 87. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 86. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 85. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 84. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding 83. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien 82. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 81. Hamlet by William Shakespeare 80. The Color Purple by Alice Walker 79. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

78. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut 77. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey 76. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden 75. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 74. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 73. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 72. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 71. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck 70. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 69. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess 68. Dracula by Bram Stoker 67.Eat, Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert 66. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt 65. Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling 64. The Help by Kathryn Stockett 63. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 62. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway 61. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 60. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks 59. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift 58. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 57. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera 56. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

54. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 53. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez 52. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer 51. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway 50. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller 49. Dead Poets Society by N.H. Kleinbaum 48. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair 47. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx 46. The Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut 45. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey 44. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson 43. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver 42. God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything by Christopher Hitchens 41. Light in August by William Faulkner 40. Tropic of Cancer by Henry Millier 39. Animal Farm by George Orwell 38. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton 37. Henry V by William Shakespeare 36. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 35. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman 34. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Peggy Smith 33. Atonement by Ian McEwan 32. Voltaire in Love by Nancy Mitford

31. The Road by Cormac McCarthy 30. Ruby Fruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown 29. Stir-Fry by Emma Donoghue 28. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg 27. The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel 26. The Trial by Kafka Franz 25. Walden by Henry David Thoreau 24. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner 23. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 22. Bartleby by Herman Melville 21. The Art of Happiness by The Dalai Lama 20. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson 19. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow 18. Appointment in Samarra by John O’Hara 17. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger 16. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West 15. Keeping You a Secret by Julie Anne Peters 14. Empress of the World by Sara Ryan 13. A Time to Kill by John Grisham 12. Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson 11. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell 10. A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer 9. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

8. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis 7. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf 6. Never Let Me Go by Kazou Ishiguro 5. Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth 4. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora N. Hurston 3. The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay 2. Under the Net by Iris Murdoch 1. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

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