Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Amazon's Top 100

My friend Sara knows that I am fond of lists, all lists, but especially reading lists. She found this list and posted it on my FB page and then she posted how many she'd read. I, of course, had to do the same. Thanks, Sara! 

Read red (54)
*Recommend (46)
Want to read blue (28)
Will never read green (4)
Not read normal (46)

  1. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  2. Dune by Frank Herbert*
  3. The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat by Oliver Sacks
  4. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  5. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  6. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  7. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  8. The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
  9. The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien*
  10. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  11. The World According to Garp by John Irving
  12. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  13. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  14. The Year of Magical Thinking Joan Didion
  15. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
  16. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien*
  17. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens*
  18. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  19. Jimmy Corrigan: Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware
  20. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins*
  21. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  22. Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared M. Diamond
  23. The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne
  24. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry*
  25. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson*
  26. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll*
  27. Alice Munro: Selected Stories by Alice Munro*
  28. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak*
  29. The Shining by Stephen King*
  30. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
  31. The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe
  32. A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
  33. Moneyball by Michael Lewis
  34. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald*
  35. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
  36. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
  37. Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
  38. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  39. Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
  40. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  41. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley*
  42. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl*
  43. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton*
  44. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
  45. Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen*
  46. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder*
  47. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1 by Jeff Kinney
  48. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster*
  49. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood*
  50. Beloved by Toni Morrison*
  51. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  52. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
  53. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison*
  54. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle*
  55. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  56. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury*
  57. Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
  58. Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
  59. 1984 by George Orwell*
  60. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote*
  61. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) by Rick Riordan
  62. Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  63. The Color of Water by James McBride
  64. Charlotte's Web by E. B. White*
  65. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle*
  66. The Stranger by Albert Camus*
  67. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen*
  68. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown*
  69. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  70. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris*
  71. All the President's Men by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
  72. A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning: The Short-Lived Edition by Lemony Snicket
  73. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  74. Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  75. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  76. Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt*
  77. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain*
  78. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  79. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein*
  80. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  81. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro
  82. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  83. The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
  84. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  85. Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
  86. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger*
  87. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  88. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  89. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway*
  90. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  91. The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  92. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larsen*
  93. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi*
  94. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  95. The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
  96. The Liars' Club: A Memoir by Mary Karr
  97. The Giver by Lois Lowry*
  98. Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
  99. Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Dantica
  100. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov*

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