100 books to read before you die reading challenge

I thought it might be nice to have a little list to read, you know, if you weren't already busy reading some of the books on the list, or doing some other kind of nonsense....like cleaning or eating. So why not pick up one of the more famous ones? And why not try reading a little more often? Maybe one a week? By the end of the list, you'll wonder where the last two years have went.

  1. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Mark Twain (1884)
  2. The Autobiography of Malcolm X; Malcolm X and Alex Haley (1965)
  3. Beloved; Toni Morrison (1987)
  4. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee; Dee Brown (1970)
  5. The Call of the Wild; Jack London (1903)
  6. Catch-22, Joseph Heller, (1961)
  7. The Catcher in the Rye; J. D. Salinger (1951)
  8. Fahrenheit 451; Ray Bradbury (1953)
  9. For Whom the Bell Tolls; Ernest Hemingway (1940)
  10. Gone With the Wind; Margaret Mitchell (1936)
  11. The Grapes of Wrath; John Steinbeck (1939)
  12. The Great Gatsby; F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
  13. The Invisible Man; H. G. Wells (1897)
  14. Invisible Man; Ralph Ellison (1952) check out this link, as this Invisible Man shouldn't be confused with the H. G. Wells version
  15. Leaves of Grass; Walt Whitman (1855)
  16. Moby-Dick; or The Whale; Herman Melville (1851)
  17. The Red Badge of Courage; Stephen Crane (1895)
  18. The Scarlet Letter; Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850)
  19. Stranger in a Strange Land; Robert A. Heinlein (1961)
  20. Their Eyes Were Watching God; Zora Neale Hurston (1937)
  21. To Kill a Mockingbird; Harper Lee (1960)
  22. Uncle Tom's Cabin; Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)
  23. Where the Wild Things Are; Maurice Sendak (1963)
  24. Little Women; Louisa May Alcott (1868)
  25. Charlotte's Web; E. B. White (1952)
  26. The Counte of Monte Cristo; Alexandre Dumas (1845)
  27. One Hundred Years of Solitude;
  28. Dracula;
  29. The Wind in the Willows;
  30. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy;
  31. The Hobbit;
  32. Of Mice and Men;
  33. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy;
  34. David Copperfield;
  35. A Tale of Two Cities;
  36. Persuasion;
  37. The Little Prince;
  38. Anne of Green Gables;
  39. The Secret Garden;
  40. Alice in Wonderland;
  41. The Time Traveler's Wife;
  42. Brave New World;
  43. 1984;
  44. Great Expectations;
  45. Jane Eyre;
  46. Animal Farm;
  47. Lord of the Flies;
  48. Wuthering Heights;
  49. Oliver Twist;
  50. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory;
  51. Emma;
  52. The Five People You Meet in Heaven;
  53. The Color Purple;
  54. The Kite Runner;
  55. Sense and Sensibility;
  56. Watership Down;
  57. The Three Musketeers;
  58. A Christmas Carol;
  59. Slaughterhouse-Five;
  60. Bleak House;
  61. Frankenstein;
  62. Robinson Crusoe;
  63. Gulliver's Travels;
  64. The Picture of Dorian Gray;
  65. Are you There God? It's Me, Margaret;
  66. A Wrinkle in Time;
  67. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame;
  68. East of Eden;
  69. Treasure Island;
  70. The Fountainhead;
  71. A Farewell to Arms;
  72. The Book Thief;
  73. His Dark Materials Trilogy;
  74. The Old Man and the Sea; Ernest Hemmingway
  75. Night; Elie Weisel
  76. Paradise Lost;
  77. The Shining;
  78. The Giver; Lois Lowry
  79. The Stand;
  80. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest;
  81. I know Why the Caged Bird Sings; Maya Angelou
  82. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea;
  83. All the King's Men;
  84. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde;
  85. Black Beauty;
  86. An American Tragedy;
  87. The Princess Bride; William Goldman (1973)
  88. A Little Princess; Frances Hodgson Burnett (1905)
  89. Pride and Prejudice; Jane Austen (1813)
  90. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; Betty Smith (1843)





































































































































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