Bev Jackson (who leaves on a cool trip soon!) and Steve Kane tagged me on this

Look at the list of books below. Bold the ones you’ve read, italicize the ones you might read, cross out the ones you won’t, underline the ones on your book shelf, and place (parentheses) around the ones you’ve never even heard of.

The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown (sorry! I’m embarrassed!)
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy – Douglas Adams
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
(His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – J. K. Rowling
The Life of Pi – Yann Martel
Animal Farm: A Fairy Story – George Orwell
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
1984 – George Orwell

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – J. K. Rowling
One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
Slaughterhouse 5 – Kurt Vonnegut
The Secret History – Donna Tartt
Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis

Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
(Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell)
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
Atonement – Ian McEwan

(The Shadow of The Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon)
The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

Dune – Frank Herbert
Sula by Toni Morrison
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

(The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo)
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
(Brighton Rock – Graham Greene)
(The Moor’s Last Sigh – Salman Rusdie)
(We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lionel Schriver)
Disgrace – JM Coetzee
(Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Buddha of Suburbia – Hanif Kureshi
(Small Island – Andrea Levy)
(Titus Groan – Mervyn Peake)
Ivanhoe – Walter Scott
(Patrick Suskind – Perfume)
(Bernand Shlink – The reader)

Bev’s additions:

Father and Son – Larry Brown
Crooked Hearts – Robert Boswell

She’s Come Undone – Wally Lamb
Postcards – E. Annie Proulx

A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain (stories) – Robert Olen Butler
(Defiance – Carole Maso)
Being Dead – Jim Crace

Steve’s additions:

The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien
Don Quixote by Cervantes
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

(Illywhacker by Peter Carey)
The Master & Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
(if on a winter’s night a traveller… by Italo Calvino)

Also, what titles would you add to this list?
And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos, by John Berger
Holy the Firm, Annie Dillard
Bear Attacks–Their Causes and Avoidance, by Stephen Herrero
Desert Notes–Reflections in the Eye of a Raven, by Barry Lopez
River Notes–The Dance of Herons, by Barry Lopez

I am tagging:

P.A. Moed
Kay Sexton
Katie Weekley

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