BBC Meme: How Many of These 100 Books Have YOU Read?


 

The BBC apparently believes most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here.

Instructions:
1) Look at the list and put an ‘x’ after those you have read ENTIRELY
2) Add a ‘+’ to the ones you LOVE.
3) Star (*) those you plan on reading.
4) Tally your total at the bottom.

My total: Read = 60 To-read = 17

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen x
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte x
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee x
6 The Bible
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte x+
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell x+
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens x
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott x
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy x+
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller x
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare – read some, but not others…
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier x+
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk x
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger *
19 The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch – George Eliot x
21 Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell *
22 The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald x+
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens *
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy x+
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh x
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky x+
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck x+
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll x
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy x+
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens x
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
34 Emma – Jane Austen x
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen x
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini x+
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres x
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden x
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell x
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown x
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez x+
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving *
45 The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins x
46 Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery *
47 Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy x+
48 The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood x+
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding *
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan x+
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel
52 Dune – Frank Herbert x
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons *
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen x
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth x
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon x
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens x
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley x
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon x+
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez x+
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck *
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov *
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt x
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold x
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas x+
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac x
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy *
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville x
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens x
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker x
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett x
74 Notes From A Small Island – Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses – James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath *
77 Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal – Emile Zola *
79 Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray x
80 Possession – AS Byatt x+
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens x+
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell *
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker x
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro x
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert x+
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry *
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle x+
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad x
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery x+
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks *
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole *
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute x+
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas x+
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare *
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo x+

 

 

 

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