"Australia's 100 Favourite Books"

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  1. The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkein
  2. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
  3. The Bible – various contributors
  4. To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  5. Cloudstreet – Tim Winton
  6. Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix – J. K. Rowling
  7. Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
  8. The Hitch Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  9. The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
  10. Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
  11. A Fortunate Life – A.B. Facey
  12. Dirt Music – Tim Winton
  13. 800 Horsemen – Col Stringer
  14. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
  15. Zhaun Falun – Li Hongzhi
  16. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban – J.K. Rowling
  17. Captain Underpants And The Invasion Of The Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies From Outer Space – Dav Pilkey
  18. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  19. The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis
  20. The Wind In The Willows – Kenneth Grahame
  21. The Catcher In The Rye – J.D. Salinger
  22. The Pillars Of The Earth – Ken Follett
  23. Magician – Raymond E. Feist
  24. Possession: A Romance – A.S. Byatt
  25. Dune (Dune Chronicles) – Frank Herbert
  26. A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
  27. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
  28. A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
  29. One Hundred Years Of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  30. 'Fighting' McKenzie Anzac Chaplain – Col Stringer
  31. Deltora Quest Series – Emily Rodda
  32. Tomorrow, When The War Began – John Marsden
  33. Perfume: The Story Of A Murder – Patrick Suskind
  34. The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
  35. The Ancient Future Trilogy – Traci Harding
  36. The God Of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
  37. Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire – J.K. Rowling
  38. The Power Of One – Bryce Courenay
  39. The Shipping News – Annie Proulx
  40. Captain Corelli's Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
  41. The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver
  42. Anne Of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery
  43. Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell
  44. Cross Stitch – Diana Gabaldon
  45. Persuasion – Jane Austen
  46. Ice Station – Matthew Reilly
  47. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
  48. Life Of Pi – Yann Martel
  49. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky
  50. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  51. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  52. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  53. A Series of Unfortunate Events – Lemony Snicket
  54. Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  55. Rage – Steve Gerlach
  56. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  57. The Mists Of Avalon – Marion Zimmer-Bradley
  58. Cafe Scheherazade – Arnold Zable
  59. The Bone People – Keri Hulme
  60. Jessica – Bryce Courtenay
  61. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets – J. K. Rowling
  62. The Fortunes Of Richard Mahony – Henry Handel Richardson
  63. My Family And Other Animals – Gerald Durrell
  64. War And Peace – Leo Tolstoy
  65. Wild Swans – Jung Chang
  66. Mao's Last Dancer – Li Cunxin
  67. Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer
  68. Eragon – Christopher Paolini
  69. Shantaram – Gregory David Roberts
  70. Memoirs Of A Geisha – Arthur Golden
  71. The Riders – Tim Winton
  72. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
  73. Angela's Ashes – Frank Mccourt
  74. The Age Of Reason – Thomas Paine
  75. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  76. Middlemarch – George Eliot
  77. Emma – Jane Austen
  78. Midnight's Children – Salman Rushdie
  79. The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje
  80. Matilda – Roald Dahl
  81. Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert Pirsig
  82. On The Road – Jack Kerouac
  83. The Bfg – Roald Dahl
  84. Animal Farm – George Orwell
  85. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
  86. A Prayer For Owen Meany – John Irving
  87. Boyz Rule – Felice Arena and Phil Kettle
  88. Scarecrow – Matthew Reilly
  89. The Secret History – Donna Tartt
  90. Looking For Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta
  91. Watership Down – Richard Adams
  92. The Thorn Birds – Colleen Mccullough
  93. Atlas Shrugged – Ayn Rand
  94. Winnie The Pooh – A. A. Milne
  95. Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone – J. K. Rowling
  96. The Magic Faraway Tree – Enid Blyton
  97. Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
  98. Heart Of Darkness – Conrad
  99. High Fidelity – Nick Hornby
  100. Goosebumps – R. L Stine
  101. The Magic Pudding – Norman Lindsay
  102. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
  103. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
Author Comments: 

This list was compiled by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from votes by Australian readers.
*There are some ties, hence the 103 titles listed.
**I kept the British spelling of favorite (favourite), as it is an Australian list.