30 Books to Read Before Dying

Snagged from the Snark: 

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee-x
The Bible (by God!)-x
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by JRR Tolkien-x
1984 by George Orwell-need a copy of that
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens-x
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte-On List
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen-On List
All Quiet on the Western Front by E M Remarque-x..damn yellow boots
His Dark Materials Trilogy by Phillip Pullman-Need copy
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks-Need Copy
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck-x
The Lord of the Flies by William Golding-x
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon-Need Copy
Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy-x
Winnie the Pooh by AA Milne-x
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte-x
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham-x
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell-x
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens-x
The Time Traveller’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger-need Copy
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold-kind of…should get a new copy and read it for real
The Prophet by Khalil Gibran-x I have two copies of this wandering around my house…mine and my great grandmothers
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens-x
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho – Need Copy
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov-need copy
Life of Pi by Yann Martel-need copy
Middlemarch by George Eliot-x
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver-x…yes I did…kind of…see lovely bones
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess-x
A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzenhitsyn-need copy

 There are other books a person should ready but this is a pretty good list.

Gay marriage has begun, and life has not changed for the citizens of the commonwealth, with the exception of those who can now marry who could not before.A Republican Leader







5 responses to “30 Books to Read Before Dying”

  1. Craig Avatar

    God did not write the Bible. The Bible was written by humankind.

  2. Michelle Avatar

    Actually it was written by a conglomorate of priests over several hundred years the edited by popes and kings but I left the list as I swiped it.

  3. […] Tuesdays for a quick burger, even though I was alone…solitary…empty inside. I carried in a book to read, so that I didn’t end up looking like “that guy” sitting alone in the corner…as he does […]

  4. Queenie Avatar

    Have read over half…so in pretty good shape. Should really re-read most of them tho…good list. If only most ppl had read earlier, meeting ppl would not be such a chore, or a bore. LOL!

  5. Michelle Avatar

    Managed to get a few copies and re-read some those since then. 🙂

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