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A few people asked me to post this, so here's my complete… 
2nd-Jan-2007 08:41 pm
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A few people asked me to post this, so here's my complete one-book-you-must-read list, consisting of the nominations here, here and here.

  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
  • The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
  • Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
  • Imajica - Clive Barker
  • Woman of Substance - Barbara Taylor Bradford
  • Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë
  • The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
  • A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
  • Invisible Cities - Italo Calvino
  • Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
  • The Divine Comedy - Dante
  • The Brothers Karamozov - Fyodor Dostoveski
  • Crime and Punishment - Dostoyevsky
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
  • The Memory Keeper's Daughter - Kim Edwards
  • Middlemarch - George Eliot
  • The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde
  • The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Great Fires - Jack Gilbert
  • The Power and the Glory - Graham Greene
  • Roots - Alex Haley
  • Stranger in a Strange Land - Heinlein
  • Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway
  • Cabbages and Kings - O. Henry
  • The Outsiders - S. E. Hinton
  • Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
  • The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
  • I Know This Much is True - Wally Lamb
  • To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
  • Arrowsmith - Sinclair Lewis
  • The Undertaking - Thomas Lynch
  • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Haruki Murakami
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • Northern Lights - Philip Pullman
  • The Fountainhead - Ayn Rand
  • Jitterbug Perfume - Tom Robbins
  • Flying Blind - Malcolm Rose
  • The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
  • Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
  • Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
  • The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
  • Last Exit to Brooklyn - Hubert Selby
  • In the American Tree - Ron Silliman
  • I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith
  • The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
  • The Secret History - Donna Tartt
  • Just a Couple of Days - Tony Vigorito
  • Slaughter-House Five - Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Once and Future King - T. H. White
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
  • The Book Thief - Marcus Zusak
Comments 
2nd-Jan-2007 06:41 pm (UTC)
Awesome list! There are many of these that I want to read.
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