50 Books To Read Before You Die

Here is a quick reference for anyone following along as I read through the list.  Some I have read before, some I have not.  As I finish, I will add the date, and a link to the blog post telling the tale!

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The Lord of The Rings Trilogy by JRR Tolkien

1984 by George Orwell  Finished 8/4/2014

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Finished 8/16/2014

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck Finished 11/1/2014

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Finished 10/20/2014

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Finished 10/11/2014

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Finished 1/7/2015

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster Finished 3/4/2014

The Lord of The Flies by William Golding  Finished 10/24/2014

Hamlet by William Shakespeare Finished 11/14/2014

A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Finished 10/13/2014

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath Finished 11/17/2014

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank  Finished 03/11/2015

Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes

The Bible by Various

The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

Ulysses by James Joyce Finished 9/1/2014

The Quiet American by Graham Greene

Birdsong by Sabastian Faulks Finished 2/12/2015

Money by Martin Amis

The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling Book One Finished 7/5/2015, Book Two Finished 7/8/2015, Book Three Finished 7/9/2015, Book Four Finished 7/12/2015, Book Five Finished 7/13/2015, Book Six finished 7/16/2015, Book Seven Finished 7/18/2015

Moby Dick by Herman Melville Finished 12/2/2014

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahams Finished 12/19/2014

His Dark Materials Trilogy by Phillip Pullman Finished 10/6/2014

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Finished 2/18/2015

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Finished 8/19/2014

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

On The Road by Jack Kerouc

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad Finished 2/21/2015

The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollpe Finished 1/20/2015

The Outsider by Albert Camus

The Colour Purple by Alice Walker Finished 12/6/2014

Life of Pi by Yann Martel Finished 8/8/2014

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Finished 9/7/2014

The War of The Worlds by H.G. Wells Finished 9/19/2014

Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway Finished 12/21/2014

Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Finished 12/9/2014

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain Finished 9/15/2014

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey Finished 1/25/2015

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller Finished 11/10/2014

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

The Divine Comedy by Alighieri Dante

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Finished 9/10/2014


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