Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge

Bold and underlined are the ones that I have read (in total 32/339, or just over 9%).

  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  3. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
  5. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
  6. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  8. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  9. The Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
  10. The Art of Fiction by Henry James
  11. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  12. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  13. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  14. Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
  15. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  16. Babe by Dick King-Smith
  17. Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
  18. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
  19. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  20. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  21. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  22. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
  23. The Bhagava Gita
  24. The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews by Peter Duffy
  25. Bitch in Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel
  26. A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays by Mary McCarthy
  1. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  2. Brick Lane by Monica Ali
  3. Bridgadoon by Alan Jay Lerner
  4. Candide by Voltaire
  5. The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
  6. Carrie by Stephen King
  7. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  8. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  9. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
  10. The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman
  11. Christine by Stephen King
  12. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  13. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  14. The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse
  15. The Collected Stories by Eudora Welty
  16. A Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
  17. Complete Novels by Dawn Powell
  18. The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton
  19. Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker
  20. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  21. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  22. Cousin Bette by Honore de Balzac
  23. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  24. The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
  25. The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  26. Cujo by Stephen King
  27. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  1. Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
  2. David and Lisa by Dr Theodore Issac Rubin M.D
  3. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  4. The Da Vinci -Code by Dan Brown
  5. Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
  6. Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  7. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
  8. Deenie by Judy Blume
  9. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
  10. The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx
  11. The Divine Comedy by Dante
  12. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
  13. Don Quixote by Cervantes
  14. Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhrv
  15. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  16. Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
  17. Eleanor Roosevelt by Blanche Wiesen Cook
  18. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
  19. Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn
  20. Eloise by Kay Thompson
  21. Emily the Strange by Roger Reger
  22. Emma by Jane Austen
  23. Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  24. Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol
  25. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  26. Ethics by Spinoza
  27. Europe through the Back Door, 2003 by Rick Steves
  1. Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
  2. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  3. Extravagance by Gary Krist
  4. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  5. Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore
  6. The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan
  7. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser
  8. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
  9. The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
  10. Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein
  11. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  12. Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce
  13. Fletch by Gregory McDonald
  14. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  15. The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
  16. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  17. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  18. Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger
  19. Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers
  20. Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
  21. Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
  22. George W. Bushism: The Slate Book of the Accidental Wit and Wisdom of our 43rd President by Jacob Weisberg
  23. Gidget by Fredrick Kohner
  24. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
  25. The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
  26. The Godfather: Book 1 by Mario Puzo
  1. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  2. Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Alvin Granowsky
  3. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  4. The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford
  5. The Gospel According to Judy Bloom
  6. The Graduate by Charles Webb
  7. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  8. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  9. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  10. The Group by Mary McCarthy
  11. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  12. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
  13. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
  14. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  15. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  16. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry
  17. Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare
  18. Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare
  19. Henry V by William Shakespeare
  20. High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
  21. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
  22. Holidays on Ice: Stories by David Sedaris
  23. The Holy Barbarians by Lawrence Lipton
  24. House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
  25. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
  26. How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer
  1. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
  2. How the Light Gets In by M. J. Hyland
  3. Howl by Allen Ginsberg
  4. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  5. The Iliad by Homer
  6. I’m With the Band by Pamela des Barres
  7. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  8. Inferno by Dante
  9. Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
  10. Iron Weed by William J. Kennedy
  11. It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  12. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  13. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  14. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
  15. The Jumping Frog by Mark Twain
  16. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  17. Just a Couple of Days by Tony Vigorito
  18. The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander
  19. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
  20. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  21. Lady Chatterleys’ Lover by D. H. Lawrence
  22. The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 by Gore Vidal
  23. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  24. The Legend of Bagger Vance by Steven Pressfield
  25. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
  26. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
  1. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them by Al Franken
  2. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  3. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
  4. The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway
  5. The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen
  6. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  7. Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  8. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  9. The Lottery: And Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
  10. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  11. The Love Story by Erich Segal
  12. Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  13. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  14. The Manticore by Robertson Davies
  15. Marathon Man by William Goldman
  16. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  17. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir
  18. Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman by William Tecumseh Sherman
  19. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  20. The Meaning of Consuelo by Judith Ortiz Cofer
  21. Mencken’s Chrestomathy by H. R. Mencken
  22. The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare
  23. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  24. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  25. The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
  26. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  1. The Mojo Collection: The Ultimate Music Companion by Jim Irvin
  2. Moliere: A Biography by Hobart Chatfield Taylor
  3. A Monetary History of the United States by Milton Friedman
  4. Monsieur Proust by Celeste Albaret
  5. A Month Of Sundays: Searching For The Spirit And My Sister by Julie Mars
  6. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
  7. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  8. Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
  9. My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and It’s Aftermath by Seymour M. Hersh
  10. My Life as Author and Editor by H. R. Mencken
  11. My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru by Tim Guest
  12. Myra Waldo’s Travel and Motoring Guide to Europe, 1978 by Myra Waldo
  13. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  14. The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
  15. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
  16. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  17. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
  18. Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature by Jan Lars Jensen
  19. New Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
  20. The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay
  21. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
  22. Night by Elie Wiesel
  23. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  24. The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism by William E. Cain, Laurie A. Finke, Barbara E. Johnson, John P. McGowan
  25. Novels 1930-1942: Dance Night/Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel/Angels on Toast/A Time to be Born by Dawn Powell
  26. Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski
  1. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  2. Old School by Tobias Wolff
  3. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  4. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  5. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  6. The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life by Amy Tan
  7. Oracle Night by Paul Auster
  8. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  9. Othello by Shakespeare
  10. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
  11. The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan
  12. Out of Africa by Isac Dineson
  13. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
  14. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  15. The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition by Donald Kagan
  16. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  17. Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
  18. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  19. Pigs at the Trough by Arianna Huffington
  20. Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
  21. Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
  22. The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
  23. The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker
  24. The Portable Nietzche by Fredrich Nietzche
  25. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill by Ron Suskind
  26. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  27. Property by Valerie Martin
  1. Pushkin: A Biography by T. J. Binyon
  2. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  3. Quattrocento by James Mckean
  4. A Quiet Storm by Rachel Howzell Hall
  5. Rapunzel by Grimm Brothers
  6. The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
  7. The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
  8. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
  9. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  10. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  11. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
  12. Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories From a Decade Gone Mad by Virginia Holman
  13. The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien
  14. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton
  15. Rita Hayworth by Stephen King
  16. Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry Robert
  17. Roman Holiday by Edith Wharton
  18. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  19. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
  20. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
  21. Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin
  22. The Rough Guide to Europe, 2003 Edition
  23. Sacred Time by Ursula Hegi
  24. Sanctuary by William Faulkner
  25. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford
  26. Say Goodbye to Daisy Miller by Henry James
  27. The Scarecrow of Oz by Frank L. Baum
  1. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  2. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
  3. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
  4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  5. Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman
  6. Selected Hotels of Europe
  7. Selected Letters of Dawn Powell: 1913-1965 by Dawn Powell
  8. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  9. A Separate Peace by John Knowles
  10. Several Biographies of Winston Churchill
  11. Sexus by Henry Miller
  12. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  13. Shane by Jack Shaefer
  14. The Shining by Stephen King
  15. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  16. S Is for Silence by Sue Grafton
  17. Slaughter-house Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  18. Small Island by Andrea Levy
  19. Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
  20. Snow White and Rose Red by Grimm Brothers
  21. Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World by Barrington Moore
  22. The Song of Names by Norman Lebrecht
  23. Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos by Julia de Burgos
  24. The Song Reader by Lisa Tucker
  25. Songbook by Nick Hornby
  26. The Sonnets by William Shakespeare
  27. Sonnets from the Portuegese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  1. Sophie’s Choice by William Styron
  2. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  3. Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
  4. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
  5. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
  6. A Streetcar Named Desiree by Tennessee Williams
  7. Stuart Little by E. B. White
  8. Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  9. Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust
  10. Swimming with Giants: My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins and Seals by Anne Collett
  11. Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
  12. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  13. Tender Is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  14. Term of Endearment by Larry McMurtry
  15. Time and Again by Jack Finney
  16. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  17. To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
  18. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  19. The Tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare
  20. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  21. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  22. The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson
  23. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
  24. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  25. Ulysses by James Joyce
  26. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath 1950-1962 by Sylvia Plath
  27. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  1. Unless by Carol Shields
  2. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
  3. The Vanishing Newspaper by Philip Meyers
  4. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  5. Velvet Underground’s The Velvet Underground and Nico (Thirty Three and a Third series) by Joe Harvard
  6. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  7. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  8. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  9. Walt Disney’s Bambi by Felix Salten
  10. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  11. We Owe You Nothing – Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews edited by Daniel Sinker
  12. What Colour is Your Parachute? 2005 by Richard Nelson Bolles
  13. What Happened to Baby Jane by Henry Farrell
  14. When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
  15. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
  16. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee
  17. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
  18. The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum
  19. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  20. The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
  21. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
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