Books

Time Magazine's 100 Greatest Books

  • The Adventures of Augie March (1953) by Saul Bellow
  • All the King’s Men (1946) by Robert Penn Warren
  • American Pastoral (1997) by Philip Roth
  • An American Tragedy (1925) by Theodore Dreiser
  • Animal Farm (1946) by George Orwell
  • Appointment in Samarra (1934) by John O’Hara
  • Are You There God?

1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up

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  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (2008)
  • Finding Violet Park by Jenny Valentine (2007)
  • The Silver Jaguar by Hermann Schultz (2007)
  • The Invention of Hugo Cabret (2007)
  • Winter Song by Jean-Claude Mourievat (2006)
  • Monster Blood Tattoo: Foundling by David Cornish (2006)
  • Toby Alone by Timothee de Fombelle (2006)
  • The Red Shoe by Ursula Dubosarsky (2006)
  • My Big Birkett by Lisa Shanahan (2006)
  • The Arrival by Shaun Tan (2006)
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne (2006)
  • The Cat: Or, How I Lost Eternity by Jutta Richter (2006)
  • The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon by Mini Grey (200

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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  • 2000s
  • Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Saturday – Ian McEwan
  • On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  • Slow Man – J.M. Coetzee
  • Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
  • The Sea – John Banville
  • The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble
  • The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  • The Master – Colm Tóibín
  • Vanishing Point – David Markson
  • The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd
  • Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
  • Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  • Drop City – T.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

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  1. 2000s Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
  2. Saturday – Ian McEwan
  3. On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  4. Slow Man – J.M. Coetzee
  5. Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
  6. The Sea – John Banville
  7. The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble
  8. The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  9. The Master – Colm Tóibín
  10. Vanishing Point – David Markson
  11. The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd
  12. Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
  13. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  14. Drop City – T.

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
  26. O

1001 Books You Have to Read Before You Die

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  1. The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach
  2. There But for the – Ali Smith
  3. The Stranger’s Child – Alan Hollinghurst
  4. The Sense of Ending – Julian Barnes
  5. The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides
  6. A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan
  7. Nemesis – Philip Roth
  8. Freedom – Jonathan Franzen
  9. The Children’s Book – A.S.

Clone of 501 Must-Read Books

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  • 1. "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott
  • 2. "Fairy Tales," Hans Christian Andersen
  • 3. "Peter Pan," J.M. Barrie
  • 4. "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," L. Frank Baum
  • 5. "The Last Unicorn," Peter S. Beagle
  • 6. "The Secret Garden," Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • 7. "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," Lewis Carroll
  • 8. "Pinocchio," Carlo Collodi
  • 9. "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Roald Dahl
  • 10. "Sophie's World," Jostein Gaarder
  • 11. "The Wierdstone of Brisingamen," Alan Garner
  • 12. "The Wind in the Willows," Kenneth Grahame
  • 13. "Children's and Household Tales," Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
  • 14.

Bibles I Own

  1. King James Version gift Bible (my first Bible 1963)
  2. New Revised Standard Version, Hardcover
  3. New International Version, Paperback, copyright 2011
  4. Serendipity Bible for Groups, NIV, Hardcover, gift from Becky
  5. King James Version, compact with snap cover
  6. The Promise, Contemporary English Version
  7. English Standard Version, Bonded Leather, full size
  8. ESV, compact
  9. ESV, New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs
  10. NIV, Pocket size, bonded leather. (This is the Bible that was in the pickup with me when I was almost killed.

Clone of 002: Books You Should Read If You Want To Consider Yourself Well-Read

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  • The $30,000 Bequest And Other Stories by Mark Twain (1906)
  • Abramham Lincoln by Benjamin Thomas (1952)
  • Absalom, Absalom!

Clone of Amazon.com's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

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  • 1984 - Orwell
  • A Brief History of Time - Hawking
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - Eggers
  • A Long Way Gone - Beah
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning - Snicket
  • A Wrinkle in Time - L'Engle
  • Selected Stories - Alice Munro
  • Alice in Wonderland - Carroll
  • All the President's Men - Woodward & Bernstein
  • Angela's Ashes - McCourt
  • Are You There God?