Thursday, January 26, 2006

Books! - Just for fun

Here are the current top 50 books from What I Should Read Next. Bold the books you have read. Italicise the books you might read. Cross out the books you probably won’t read. Pass it on:

The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown (Didn't quite like it, plot was too transparent, characters too one dimensional)
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams (watched the movie)
The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee (Lit text, loved it though!)
The Time Traveler’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger

His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter 6) - J.K. Rowling
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Animal Farm: A Fairy Story - George Orwell (know the story, might have read it, or watched it as a cartoon)
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller (name sounds familiar, is there a movie based on it?)

The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
Lord of the Flies - William Golding (tried reading it, but didn't really liked it)
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen (my favourite Jane Austen book)
1984 - George Orwell (makes me feel sick throughout)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) - J.K. Rowling
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez (interesting title)
Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold

Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonnegut
Angels and Demons - Dan Brown (didn't like his first book, may read it only the book falls in my hand somehow)
Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
Neuromancer - William Gibson (Name sounds familiar, have I actually read it?)
Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson

The Secret History - Donna Tartt
A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess (watched the movie, felt rather sick throughout, no harm reading the book though)
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte (tried reading it, but never moved beyond first chapter)
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley (title sounds familiar)
American Gods - Neil Gaiman (not very impressed with it though)

Ender’s Game (The Ender Saga) - Orson Scott Card (very well written, loved it, but have sinking feeling throughout reading it)
Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis (the only book in the series I've read)
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides

Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
The Lord of the Rings - J. R. R. Tolkien (finished the trilogy in three days! - eyes hurt after that)
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Good Omens - Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
Atonement - Ian McEwan

The Shadow Of The Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon (interesting title!)
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway (Name sounds familiar, have I read it before? Hmm)
The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Dune - Frank Herbert (I think I've read this book! haha, can't remember)

From: Sunlight follows me

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