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Stolen from Adam...

The BBC believes most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here. How do your reading habits stack up? Share with your fellow reader friends. Copy, edit and paste into a post of your own.

1. Pride and Prejudice - Yes
2. The Lord of the Rings - Yes
3. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte- Yes
4. Harry Potter series - JK Rowling – ewww...
5. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee- Yes
6. The Bible – Yes
7. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte- Yes
8. Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell- Yes
9. His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman- No
10. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens- Yes
11. Little Women - Louisa M Alcott- Yes
12. Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy- Yes
13. Catch 22 - Joseph Heller - Yes
14. Complete Works of Shakespeare- Yes
15. Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier- No
16. The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien- Yes
17. Birdsong - Sebastian Faulk- No
18. Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger- Yes
19. The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger- No
20. Middlemarch - George Eliot- Part of it...
21. Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell- Gag
22. The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald- Yes ("I'm like Gatsby, but without the problems"--name that quote!)
23. Bleak House - Charles Dickens- No
24. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy- Some of it
25. The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams- Yes
26. Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh- No
27. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky- Yes
28. Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck- Yes
29. Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll- Yes (gag)
30. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame- Yes
31. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy- reading it now (thanks, Joe!)
32. David Copperfield - Charles Dickens- Yes
33. Chronicles of Narnia Series - CS Lewis- Not all of it, but I'm working on it
34. Emma - Jane Austen- Yes
35. Persuasion - Jane Austen-No, but I own it so I'll get around to it eventually...
36. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis- Yes
37. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini- Yes
38. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres Mais- Part of it
39. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden- Part of it
40. Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne - Yes
41. Animal Farm - George Orwell- Yes
42. The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown- No
43. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Yes
44. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving- No
45. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins- No
46. Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery- Bleh
47. Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy- No
48. The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood- No
49. Lord of the Flies - William Golding- Yes
50. Atonement - Ian McEwan- No, can't find a copy!! I want to read it so bad
51. Life of Pi - Yann Martel- Yes
52. Dune - Frank Herbert- Yes
53. Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons- No
54. Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen- Yes
55. A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth- No
56. The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon- No
57. A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dicken - Yes
58. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley- Yes
59. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time- Checked it out, haven't gotten to it
60. Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez- Yes
61. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck- Yes ("And I'll love him and squeeze him and call him George!")
62. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov- No
63. The Secret History - Donna Tartt- No
64. The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold- No
65. Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas- Yes
66. On The Road - Jack Kerouac- Yes
67. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy- Yes
68. Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding- Yes :) ("please shut up, am very busy and important")
69. Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie- No
70. Moby Dick - Herman Melville- Yes
71. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens- Yes
72. Dracula - Bram Stoker- Yes
73. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett- Yes (gag)
74. Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson- No
75. Ulysses - James Joyce- Yes
76. The Inferno - Dante- Yes
77. Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome- No
78. Germinal - Emile Zola- No
79. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray- No
80. Possession - AS Byatt- No
81. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens- Yes
82. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell- No
83. The Color Purple - Alice Walker- Yes
84. The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro- No
85. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert- Not sure....
86. A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry- No
87. Charlotte’s Web - EB White- Yes (gag again)
88. The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom- No
89. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle- Yes yes yes yes!
90. The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton- No
91. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad- Yes (don't ask how many copies I have...)
92. The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery- No
93. The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks - No
94. Watership Down - Richard Adams- Yes
95. A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole- No
96. A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute- Yes
97. The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas - Yes
98. Hamlet - William Shakespeare- Yes
99. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Ronald Dahl- Yes
100. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo-Only part of it

4 Responses so far.

  1. Your commentary on the books cracks me up!

  2. Ann says:

    You have multiple copies of Heart of Darkness? Interesting...I always knew you were a headshrinker at heart. LOL

  3. Chantile says:

    LOL Ummm... I have at least 3 or 4 copies :) Don't ask why :) lol

  4. jerolyn says:

    I'm with you on the whole Harry Potter thing!
    You have read a ton of good books, I prefer the movies(most of the time).
    Now I am jealous! :)

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