Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Library Thing Tuesday (8)

Here are the books of interest to me in the Top 100 Most Popular Books on LibraryThing. If I have it listed here, I have either read it, or plan to read it (TBR). In bold is what I actually have on my shelf which you could borrow. I've starred what I liked (giving 5 stars to those I really liked).

7. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (23,266)
10. 1984 by George Orwell (19,735) *****
11. Pride and Prejudice (Bantam Classics) by Jane Austen (19,583)*****
12. The catcher in the rye by J.D. Salinger (19,082)*
13. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (17,586) *
14. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (16,210)*
15. The lord of the rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (15,483)*
16. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (14,566) TBR
17. Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics) by Charlotte Bronte (14,449) TBR
18. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (13,946)
19. Life of Pi by Yann Martel (13,272) *****
20. Animal Farm by George Orwell (13,091)*
21. Angels & demons by Dan Brown (13,089)*
22. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (13,005)*
23. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (12,777)*
24. One Hundred Years of Solitude (Oprah's Book Club) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (12,634) TBR
26. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (12,147)*
27. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (11,976)*
29. The Odyssey by Homer (11,483)*
32. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (11,257) TBR
35. American Gods: A Novel by Neil Gaiman (10,823)*
36. The chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis (10,603)*****
37. The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams (10,537) *
38. Lord of the Flies by William Golding (10,435) *
39. The lovely bones : a novel by Alice Sebold (10,125)
41. The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, Book 1) by Philip Pullman (9,827) TBR
44. Emma by Jane Austen (9,610) *
45. Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (9,598) TBR
46. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Bantam Classics) by Mark Twain (9,593)*
47. Anna Karenina (Oprah's Book Club) by Leo Tolstoy (9,433) TBR
48. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (9,413) TBR
49. Middlesex: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides (9,343)*
50. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire (9,336) TBR
51. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (9,274) *
53. The Iliad by Homer (9,153)*
54. The Stranger by Albert Camus (9,084)*****
55. Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics) by Jane Austen (9,080) *****
56. Great Expectations (Penguin Classics) by Charles Dickens (9,027) *
57. The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel by Margaret Atwood (8,960) ******
58. On the Road by Jack Kerouac (8,904)
60. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery - (8,764)
61. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S. Lewis (8,421) *****
62. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (8,417) *****
63. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (8,368) TBR
65. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (8,214)*
69. The complete works by William Shakespeare (8,096) Read most of
71. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (7,834) TBR
72. The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel (Perennial Classics) by Barbara Kingsolver (7,829)*****
73. Hamlet (Folger Shakespeare Library) by William Shakespeare (7,808) *
74. Of Mice and Men (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) by John Steinbeck (7,807)*
77. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (7,648)*
78. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (7,598)*
79. The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition by William Strunk (7,569) *
80. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (7,557) ******
82. Atonement: A Novel by Ian McEwan (7,530) *****
83. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (7,512)*
84. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (7,436) TBR
85. Dracula by Bram Stoker (7,238) TBR
86. Heart of Darkness (Dover Thrift Editions) by Joseph Conrad (7,153)*****
87. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (7,055)*
88. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (7,052)
91. The Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Novel by Milan Kundera (6,901)*****
94. The Canterbury Tales (Penguin Classics) by Geoffrey Chaucer (6,868)
95. Persuasion (Penguin Classics) by Jane Austen (6,862) TBR
97. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (6,794)
99. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers (6,708)

For the full list, please see Marie's post.


Icedream said...

I like that you think "out of the box", LOL. Impressive list too.

S. Krishna said...

I thought about making a TBR category as well, but decided against it. Kudos for original thinking!

Anonymous said...

That was a good idea. Your TBR pile is impressive!

Melissa said...

We should definitely get together on a classics challenge. We have a lot of the same ones TBR!

Anonymous said...

I hope you enjoy 'Jane Eyre', it's one of my favs :)