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A book meme!

"borrowed" from peopleses

These are the top 106 books most often marked as "unread" by LibraryThing's users (as of 9/30/07).
As usual,
· bold what you have read,
· italicise what you started but couldn't finish,
· strike through what you couldn't stand.
· underline those you would like to read.

The numbers after each one are the number of LT users who used the unread tag for that book.


Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (150)
Anna Karenina (133)
Crime and punishment (121)
Catch-22 (117)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (115)
Wuthering Heights (110)
The Silmarillion (104)
Life of Pi : a novel (95)

The Name of the Rose (91)
Don Quixote (92)
Moby Dick (87)
Ulysses (85)
Madame Bovary (83)
The Odyssey (83)
Pride and Prejudice (83)
Jane Eyre (80)
A Tale of Two Cities (80)
The Brothers Karamazov (80)
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies (80)
War and Peace (79)
Vanity Fair (75)
The Time Traveler's Wife (74)
The Iliad (73)
Emma (73)
The Blind Assassin (74)
The Kite Runner (72)
Mrs. Dalloway (71)
Great Expectations (70)
American Gods (68)
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (68)
Atlas Shrugged (68)
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books (67)
Memoirs of a Geisha (66)
Middlesex (66)
Quicksilver (66)
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West (65)
The Canterbury tales (64)
The Historian : a novel (63)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (63)
Love In the Time of Cholera (63)
Brave New World (61)
The Fountainhead (62)
Foucault's Pendulum (62)
Middlemarch (62)
Frankenstein (59)
The Count of Monte Cristo (59)
Dracula (60)
A Clockwork Orange (59)
Anansi Boys (59)
The Once and Future King (57)
The Grapes of Wrath (57)
The Poisonwood Bible : a novel (58)
1984 (57)
Angels & Demons (57)
The Inferno (57)
The Satanic Verses (56)
Sense and Sensibility (55)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (55)
Mansfield Park (55)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (55)

To the Lighthouse (55)
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (54)
Oliver Twist (54)
Gulliver's Travels (53)
Les misérables (53) - note, I read the abridged version... but I don't know if the unabridged version was ever released en mass.
The Corrections (54)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (53) - note, AWESOME BOOK! A MUST READ!
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (52)
Dune (51)
The Prince (51)
The Sound and the Fury (52)
Angela's Ashes : a memoir (51)
The God of Small Things (52)
A People's History of the United States : 1492-present (52)
Cryptonomicon (50)
Neverwhere (50)
A Confederacy of Dunces (50)
A Short History of Nearly Everything (50)
Dubliners (51)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (50)
Beloved (50)
Slaughterhouse-Five (49)
The Scarlet Letter (48)
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation (48)
The Mists of Avalon (47)
Oryx and Crake : a novel (48)
Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed (48)
Cloud Atlas (48)
The Confusion (47)
Lolita (46)
Persuasion (46)
Northanger abbey (46)
The Catcher in the Rye (46)
On the Road (46)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (46)
Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything (45)
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : an inquiry into values (45)
The Aeneid (45)
Watership Down (44)
Gravity's rainbow (44)
The Hobbit (44)
In Cold Blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences (45)
White teeth (45)
Treasure Island (44)
David Copperfield (45)
The Three Musketeers (44)


This list will be nice and helpful when I'm trying to figure out what book to read next.

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sillyliss
Oct. 3rd, 2007 09:18 pm (UTC)
Of your list, here are the few I have read:

Wuthering Heights (110)
The Odyssey (83)
A Tale of Two Cities (80)
The Iliad (73)
Great Expectations (70)
The Canterbury tales (64)
Brave New World (61)
The Fountainhead (62) got almost all the way through it
Frankenstein (59)
A Clockwork Orange (59)
Anansi Boys (59)
The Grapes of Wrath (57)
1984 (57)
Angels & Demons (57)
The Inferno (57) only parts of it
The Picture of Dorian Gray (55)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (55)
Oliver Twist (54)
Slaughterhouse-Five (49)
The Scarlet Letter (48)
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation (48)
Lolita (46)
The Catcher in the Rye (46)
On the Road (46)
Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything (45) Z's read me parts of this
The Aeneid (45)
The Hobbit (44)
shigeruhiko
Oct. 4th, 2007 08:48 am (UTC)
Just an FYI--I've read Lolita. It was not as awesome as I was expecting it to be. It's creepy, but it wasn't as gripping as I thought it'd be. =/ But I still think it's worth a read.

(Should probably reread it when I am not emo and going through extreme culture shock)
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