Books

Harold Bloom's Western Canon

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  1. The Theocratic Age

  2. The Ancient Near East
  3. Gilgamesh
  4. Egyptian Book of the Dead
  5. Holy Bible (King James Version)
  6. The Apocrypha
  7. Sayings of the Fathers (Pirke Aboth)

  8. Ancient India
  9. Mahabharata
  10. Bhagavad-Gita
  11. Ramayana

  12. The Ancient Greeks
  13. Iliad - Homer
  14. Odyssey - Homer
  15. Works and Days - Hesiod
  16. Theogony - Hesiod
  17. The Poetry of Archilochos
  18. The Poetry of Sappho
  19. The Poetry of Alkman
  20. Odes - Pindar
  21. Oresteia - Aeschylus
  22. Seven Against Thebes - Aeschylus
  23. Prometheus Bound - Aeschylus
  24. Persians - Aeschylus
  25. Suppliant Women - Aeschylus

Harold Bloom's Western Canon

Tags: 
  1. The Theocratic Age

  2. The Ancient Near East
  3. Gilgamesh
  4. Egyptian Book of the Dead
  5. Holy Bible (King James Version)
  6. The Apocrypha
  7. Sayings of the Fathers (Pirke Aboth)

  8. Ancient India
  9. Mahabharata
  10. Bhagavad-Gita
  11. Ramayana

  12. The Ancient Greeks
  13. Iliad - Homer
  14. Odyssey - Homer
  15. Works and Days - Hesiod
  16. Theogony - Hesiod
  17. The Poetry of Archilochos
  18. The Poetry of Sappho
  19. The Poetry of Alkman
  20. Odes - Pindar
  21. Oresteia - Aeschylus
  22. Seven Against Thebes - Aeschylus
  23. Prometheus Bound - Aeschylus
  24. Persians - Aeschylus
  25. Suppliant Women - Aeschylus

Books read in 2015

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  1. The Ghastly One: The Sex-Gore Netherworld of Filmmaker Andy Milligan by Jimmy McDonough (375 pages)

Clone of The Modern Library 100 Best Novels (The Board's List)

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  • The Modern Library 100 Best Novels (The Board's List): The Modern Library's 100 Best Novels - The Reader's list only.ULYSSES James Joyce
  • THE GREAT GATSBY F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN James Joyce
  • LOLITA Vladimir Nabokov
  • BRAVE NEW WORLD Aldous Huxley
  • THE SOUND AND THE FURY William Faulkner
  • CATCH-22 Joseph Heller
  • DARKNESS AT NOON Arthur Koestler
  • SONS AND LOVERS D.H.

Clone of The Modern Library 100 Best Novels (The Board's List)

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  • The Modern Library 100 Best Novels (The Board's List): The Modern Library's 100 Best Novels - The Reader's list only.ULYSSES James Joyce
  • THE GREAT GATSBY F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN James Joyce
  • LOLITA Vladimir Nabokov
  • BRAVE NEW WORLD Aldous Huxley
  • THE SOUND AND THE FURY William Faulkner
  • CATCH-22 Joseph Heller
  • DARKNESS AT NOON Arthur Koestler
  • SONS AND LOVERS D.H.

Clone of 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (combination list including all 4 editions)

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  • 1Q84 - Haruki Murakami
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey – Arthur C. Clarke
  • 2666 - Roberto Bolano
  • A Bend in the River – V.S.

1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up (by age) (list from http://bucklingbookshelves.blogspot.co.uk/p/ages-8-382.html))

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  • Ages 0-3
  • 1. Little Engine That Could, by Watty Piper
  • 2. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt
  • 3. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey
  • 4. Runaway Bunny, by Margaret Wise Brown
  • 5. The Three Railway Engines, by W.V. Awdry
  • 6. Thomas the Tank Engine, by W.V. Awdry
  • 7. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown (re-read)
  • 8. Lavender's Blue, by Harold Jones
  • 9. Bedtime for Frances, by Russell Hoban
  • 10. Miffy, by Dick Bruna
  • 11. Rosie's Walk, by Pat Hutchins
  • 12. Elephant and the Bad Baby, by Elfrida Vipont
  • 13. Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
  • 14. Mr.

500+ Great Books by Women

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  • ART
  • Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo
  • The Writer on Her Work, Volume II: New Essays in New Territory
  • The Ultraviolet Sky
  • The Story of Avis
  • Silences
  • The Road Through Miyama
  • Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O'Keeffe
  • One Writer's Beginnings
  • Margaret Bourke-White: A Biography
  • Elizabeth Bishop: The Collected Prose 1937-1970
  • Daybook: The Journal of an Artist
  • Dancing on the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places
  • Cry to Heaven
  • Cosima
  • Claiming Breath
  • Black Women Writers at Work
  • The Autobiography of Alice B.

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge

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  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  3. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll [★★★★☆]
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  5. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
  6. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy [★★★★☆]
  8. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  9. Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
  10. The Art of Fiction by Henry James
  11. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  12. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  13. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  14. Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
  15. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  16. Babe by Dick King-Smith

Test as clone

  • 2015 - Award Pending
  • 2014 - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • 2013 - The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
  • 2012 No Award
  • 2011 - A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  • 2010 - Tinkers by Paul Harding
  • 2009 - Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • 2008 - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  • 2007 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • 2006 - March by Geraldine Brooks
  • 2005 - Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  • 2004 - The Known World by Edward P.