Ashleigh's 888 List

I'm using this opportunity to mark some books off the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die as well as take the time to check out some books that I've been meaning to read for awhile.

1 :: Books by Charles Dickens
: Our Mutual Friend
: The Tale of Two Cities
: Hard Times
: Bleak House
: David Copperfield
: Martin Chuzzlewit
: Nicholas Nickleby
: Oliver Twist

2 :: Written in the 1700s
: A Tale of a Tub . Jonathan Swift
: Roxana . Daniel Defoe
: The Female Quixote . Charlote Lennox
: Dangerous Liasons . Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
: The 120 Days of Sodom . Marquis de Sade
: Hyperion . Friedrich Holderlin
: Fanny Hill . John Cleland
: The Vicar of Wakefield . Oliver Goldsmith

3 :: Written in the 1800s
: Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. . Somerville and Ross
: Fruits of the Earth. Andre Gide
: Kidnapped . Robert Louis Stevenson
: By the Open Sea . August Strindberg
: Far From the Maddening Crowd . Thomas Hardy
: In A Glass Darkly . Sheridan le Fanu
: The Moonstone . Wilkie Collins
: Madame Bovary . Gustave Flaubert

4 :: Written in the 1900s
: Underworld . Don DeLillo
: High Rise . J.G. Ballard
: Cold Comfort Farm . Stella Gibbons
: 2001: A Space Odyssey . Arthur C. Clarke
: The Last Temptation of Christ . Nikos Kazantzakis
: Les Enfants Terribles . Jean Cocteau
: Tarzan of the Apes . Edgar Rice Burroughs
: Where Angels Fear to Tread . E.M. Forster

5 :: Over 500 pages
: The Three Musketeers . Alexandre Dumas
: North and South . Elizabeth Gaskell
: Les Miserables . Victor Hugo
: Middlemarch . George Elliot
: The Brothers Karamazov . Fyodor Dostoevsky
: Ben-Hur . Lew Wallace
: Germinal . Emile Zola
: Remembrance of Things Past . Marcel Proust

6 :: Books Written by Last Names Beginning with - M
: One Hundred Years of Solitude . Gabriel Garcia Marquez
: A Woman's Life . Guy de Maupassant
: Saturday . Ian McEwan
: Kafka on the Shore . Haruki Murakami
: Don't Move . Margaret Mazzantini
: Wittgenstein's Mistress . David Markson
: The Black Prince . Iris Murdoch
: The Man of Feeling . Henry Mackenzie

7 :: The Last 8 on the List (unless listed above or previously read)
: Never Let Me Go . Kazuo Ishiguro
: On Beauty . Zadie Smith
: Adjunct: An Undigest . Peter Manson
: The Sea . John Banville
: The Red Queen . Margaret Drabble
: The Plot Against America . Philip Roth
: The Master . Colm Toibin
: Vanishing Point . David Markson

8 :: Popular Books I've Been Meaning to Read
: Water for Elephants . Sara Gruen
: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norell . Susanna Clarke
: The Namesake . Jhumpa Lahiri
: The Book Thief . Markus Zusak
: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan . Lisa See
: The Memory Keeper's Daughter . Kim Edwards
: Bee Season . Myla Goldberg
: The Thirteenth Tale . Diane Summerfield

:: Ashleigh :: girl+dirt ::

Posted by Ashleigh at 10/28/2007 11:07:00 AM

1 comments:

Arukiyomi said... October 29, 2007 at 8:58 AM  

To help you track progress with the 1001 books, check out Arukiyomi's Spreadsheet.

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