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October 9th, 2007 (09:54 pm)

These are apparently the most unread books by Librarything.com's users. Or something. I find many of them surprising.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Anna Karenina*
Crime and Punishment*
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Wuthering Heights*
The Silmarillion
Life of Pi : A Novel*
The Name of the Rose
Don Quixote
Moby Dick*
Madame Bovary
The Odyssey*
Pride and Prejudice*
Jane Eyre*
A Tale of Two Cities*
The Brothers Karamazov
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Iliad
The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway*
Great Expectations*
American Gods
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Atlas Shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
Memoirs of a Geisha*
Wicked : the Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
The Canterbury Tales (eh, partially)
The Historian : A Novel
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Love in the Time of Cholera
Brave New World*
The Fountainhead
Foucault’s Pendulum
Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus
The Count of Monte Cristo
A Clockwork Orange*
Anansi Boys
The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath*
The Poisonwood Bible : A Novel*
Angels & Demons*
The Inferno
The Satanic Verses
Sense and Sensibility
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Mansfield Park
One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest
To the Lighthouse
Tess of the D’Urbervilles*
Oliver Twist*
Gulliver’s Travels
Les Misérables
The Corrections
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time*
The Prince
The Sound and the Fury
Angela’s Ashes : a Memoir*
The God of Small Things
A People’s History of the United States : 1492-present
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Slaughterhouse Five*
The Scarlet Letter*
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
The Mists of Avalon
Oryx and Crake : A Novel
Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Cloud Atlas*
The Confusion
Northanger Abbey
The Catcher in the Rye*
On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values
The Aeneid
Watership Down
Gravity’s Rainbow
The Hobbit*
In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
White Teeth*
Treasure Island
David Copperfield*
The Three Musketeers

32 out of 106, not too bad


Posted by: Amorn (illusion14)
Posted at: October 10th, 2007 03:22 am (UTC)

that is a really, really surprising list.

Emma says that The Blind Assassin is REALLY good, so you should add that to your list. I have it but haven't read it yet.

Posted by: Amorn (illusion14)
Posted at: October 10th, 2007 04:00 am (UTC)

also, Oryx & Crake. Both are Atwood.

Posted by: Stephanie (ihadtimetokill)
Posted at: October 11th, 2007 02:58 am (UTC)

Ohhhhh, Watership Down is amazing. So is "Les Miserables," that book changed my life. Both come highly recommended from me, if you're interested.

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