Thursday, June 4, 2009

Linda's List

I'm so excited by this challenge. It was harder than I thought it would be to come up with 100 books. But I did and here they are!

  1. Knit Two-Kate Jacobs
  2. Under the Banner of Heaven-Jon Krakauer
  3. Dust On A Road-Zora Neale Hurston
  4. All Men Are Mortal-Simone de Beauvoir
  5. Stiff-Mary Roach
  6. Wicked-Gregory Maguire
  7. Almost Moon-Alice Sebold
  8. The Host-Stephanie Meyer
  9. Midnight In The Garden Of Good and Evil-John Berendt
  10. A Million Little Pieces-James Frey
  11. The Crimson Petal and the White-Michael Faber
  12. Snow Falling On Cedars-David Guterson
  13. Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper
  14. The Count of Monte-Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
  15. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky
  16. Journey to the Centre of the Earth – Jules Verne
  17. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
  18. The Island of Dr. Moreau – H.G. Wells
  19. The Time Machine – H.G. Wells
  20. Of Human Bondage – William Somerset Maugham
  21. Mrs. Dalloway – Virginia Woolf
  22. A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
  23. For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
  24. The Sun Also Rises By Ernest Hemingway
  25. Cannery Row – John Steinbeck
  26. Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
  27. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  28. Slaughterhouse-five – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  29. Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
  30. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay- Michael Chabon
  31. The women : a novel -T. Coraghessan Boyle
  32. North of beautiful - Justina Chen Headley
  33. Lament : the faerie queen's deception-Maggie Stiefvater.
  34. Eternal-Cynthia Leitich Smith
  35. he luxe-Anna Godbersen.
  36. The girl she used to be-David Cristofano.
  37. The rest falls away : the Gardella vampire chronicles-Colleen Gleason
  38. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer -Patrick Süskind
  39. From Here To Eternity by James Jones
  40. Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream-Buzz Bissinger
  41. From Hell-Alan Moore
  42. All the Pretty Horses-Cormac McCarthy
  43. American Psycho- Bret Easton Ellis
  44. Bodies Are Where You Find Them-Brett Halliday (movie Kiss Kiss Bang bang)
  45. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas- John Boyne
  46. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day – Winifred Watson
  47. Color Purple- Alice Walker
  48. Cider House Rules-John Irving
  49. I, Robot – Isaac Asimov
  50. Girl, Interrupted-Susanna Kaysen
  51. Cold Mountain-Charles Frazier
  52. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants-Ann Brashares
  53. Books I'm Waiting For From The Library
  54. Little Bee-Chris Cleave
  55. Thank you for smoking-Christopher Buckley
  56. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao-Junot Diaz
  57. A reliable wife : a novel-Robert Goolrick.
  58. Dangerous Liaisons – Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
  59. Justine – Marquis de Sade
  60. The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides
  61. Blonde – Joyce Carol Oates
  62. White Teeth – Zadie Smith
  63. The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen
  64. The Hours-Michael Cunningham
  65. The Omnivore's Dilemma-Michael Pollan
  66. The People's History of The United States-Howard Zinn
  67. The Power of One-Bryce Courtenay
  68. Night-Elie Wiesel
  69. Special topics in calamity physics-Marisha Pessl
  70. Suite française- Irène Némirovsky
  71. The Book Thief- Markus Zusak
  72. The Pilot's Wife-Anita Shreve
  73. The Diary of Anaïs Nin- Anais Nin
  74. The Tropic Of Cancer-Henry Miller
  75. Catch-22-Joseph Heller
  76. The Help-Kathryn Stockett
  77. Water for Elephants -Sara Gruen
  78. Middlemarch-George Eliot
  79. Six Characters in Search of an Author — Luigi Pirandello
  80. Interview with a Vampire-Anne Rice
  81. Diana: Her True Story- Andrew Morton
  82. Paradise- Toni Morrison
  83. It's Always Something- Gilda Radner
  84. Experience- Martin Amis
  85. The Teahouse Fire- Ellis Avery
  86. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  87. Mists of Avalon-Marion Zimmer Bradley
  88. The Thirteenth Tale -Diane Setterfield
  89. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A Novel- Lisa See
  90. And Then There Were None -Agatha Christie
  91. The Reader -Bernhard Schlink
  92. When You Are Engulfed In Flames- David Sedaris
  93. Food Matters-Mark Bittman
  94. Dry- Augusten Burroughs
  95. The Beach House- Jane Green
  96. I Was Told There Would Be Cake-Sloane Crosley
  97. The Triumph of Deborah-Eva Etzioni-Halevy
  98. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo-Stieg Larsson
  99. A Year In The Merde-Stephen Clarke
  100. Fluke-Christopher Moore
And let the adventure begin!


iasa said...

You have alot of good books on your list. Think I'll let you read Perfume: The Story of a Murderer and tell me how it is before I tackle it.

moonrat said...

ooo, i loved THE TEAHOUSE FIRE! glad to see it on a list!

great list, btw. lots of favorites on there.

Emily Cross said...

Linda, there is already a 'Linda' could you change your label to include your surname initial e.g. Linda S - i also want to change you list from Linda 2 - Linda ' insert initial'