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LibraryThingers' 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Description: This is your chance to make a 1001 Must Read list from scratch. The 1001 top titles are it. (Disclaimer: This is NOT an official LibraryThing list, just some member(s) playing around with the list feature.)

Members: 9 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
58,879 members, 1,180 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: jeffza (1), ahef1963 (1), JaneAustenNut (4), hipdeep (17), cej1027

Score: 14.69

2
20,474 members, 386 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: jeffza (2), dara85 (4), ahef1963 (25), JaneAustenNut (28), cej1027

Score: 11.61

3
10,345 members, 208 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (4), hipdeep (33)

Score: 11.54

4
43,991 members, 730 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), jeffza (4), JaneAustenNut (6), cej1027

Score: 10.32

5
16,483 members, 367 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), ahef1963 (13), JaneAustenNut (16), cej1027

Score: 9.36

6
43,242 members, 653 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: jeffza (3), ahef1963 (7), JaneAustenNut (9), thecoroner (55)

Score: 9.28

7
53,862 members, 909 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: jeffza (7), thecoroner (13), ahef1963 (29), cej1027

Score: 8.18

8
60,050 members, 1,086 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: jeffza (5), ahef1963 (5), JaneAustenNut (7)

Score: 7.81

9
26,660 members, 294 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14), JaneAustenNut (17), thecoroner (21), cej1027

Score: 7.8

10
38,527 members, 750 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (31), cej1027

Score: 7.59

11
12,202 members, 349 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (2), dara85 (16), ahef1963 (20)

Score: 7.26

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (2): I read this book when I was young and will read again to see how different the book seems to me now.

12
10,906 members, 218 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), JaneAustenNut (22), thecoroner (47), cej1027

Score: 7.18

13
17,579 members, 261 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: jeffza (14), ahef1963 (35), thecoroner (48), cej1027

Score: 7.12

14
14,645 members, 338 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: dara85 (18), hipdeep (28), ahef1963 (68), cej1027

Score: 6.97

15
40,779 members, 544 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), JaneAustenNut (8), cej1027

Score: 6.83

16
9,524 members, 183 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9), ahef1963 (9), JaneAustenNut (12)

Score: 6.77

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (12): Doyle's Sherlock was the iconic example of the super sleuth! The beginning of wonderful detective stories for more than a century.

17
21,173 members, 422 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: jeffza (6), ahef1963 (12), JaneAustenNut (15)

Score: 6.74

18
22,213 members, 320 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: jeffza (17), hipdeep (38), ahef1963 (120), cej1027

Score: 6.68

19
37,495 members, 543 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), JaneAustenNut (11), thecoroner (16)

Score: 6.58

20
28,436 members, 397 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: jeffza (8), ahef1963 (18), JaneAustenNut (21)

Score: 6.19

21
19,878 members, 303 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: jeffza (9), thecoroner (12), ahef1963 (39)

Score: 6.06

22
60,964 members, 981 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), JaneAustenNut (5)

Score: 6.04

23
5,887 members, 81 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: dara85 (8), jeffza (10), ahef1963 (75)

Score: 5.99

24
31,303 members, 440 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), ahef1963 (34), cej1027

Score: 5.93

25
24,105 members, 215 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: jeffza (11), hipdeep (14), ahef1963 (38)

Score: 5.88

26
2,636 members, 29 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), ahef1963 (101), cej1027

Score: 5.83

27
28,360 members, 1,346 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7), ahef1963 (71), cej1027

Score: 5.73

28
12,443 members, 192 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (12), ahef1963 (24), JaneAustenNut (27)

Score: 5.71

29
32,039 members, 1,829 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: dara85 (17), ahef1963 (26), JaneAustenNut (29)

Score: 5.47

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (29): A book about books & reading. How books feed the soul........great for bibliophiles.

30
18,707 members, 148 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: jeffza (13), hipdeep (13), ahef1963 (125)

Score: 5.41

31
29,496 members, 550 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (22), ahef1963 (42), cej1027

Score: 5.31

32
43,467 members, 1,150 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (116)

Score: 5.22

33
23,467 members, 418 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (30), ahef1963 (41), cej1027

Score: 5.18

34
21,548 members, 383 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), JaneAustenNut (23), thecoroner (56)

Score: 5.16

35
27,764 members, 730 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (24), ahef1963 (67), cej1027

Score: 5.1

36
31,183 members, 596 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (25), ahef1963 (64), cej1027

Score: 5.1

37
30,992 members, 487 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: dara85 (15), ahef1963 (156), cej1027

Score: 5.06

38
12,169 members, 240 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: jeffza (15), ahef1963 (44), thecoroner (58)

Score: 5.04

39
4,485 members, 208 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), dara85 (9)

Score: 4.98

40
2,910 members, 35 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), jeffza (16)

Score: 4.83

41
16 members, 2 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (3), ahef1963 (27)

Score: 4.79

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (3): Great book and movie....love all of Lucy Maude Montgomery's books!

42
30,249 members, 563 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (59), ahef1963 (69), cej1027

Score: 4.72

43
4,318 members, 47 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), cej1027

Score: 4.72

44
18,368 members, 258 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), ahef1963 (117)

Score: 4.58

45
13,080 members, 237 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: jeffza (18), thecoroner (49), ahef1963 (185)

Score: 4.54

46
14,860 members, 203 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: jeffza (19), thecoroner (61), ahef1963 (145)

Score: 4.5

47
20,791 members, 342 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), jeffza (20)

Score: 4.45

48
4,261 members, 110 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), JaneAustenNut (13)

Score: 4.36

49
15,322 members, 171 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), jeffza (21)

Score: 4.33

50
14,736 members, 449 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), JaneAustenNut (14)

Score: 4.26

51
21,179 members, 287 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (10), hipdeep (19)

Score: 4.17

52
26,156 members, 366 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (10), cej1027

Score: 4.14

53
6,974 members, 114 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), jeffza (22)

Score: 4.04

54
163 members, 0 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

55
13,676 members, 238 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 3.99

56
24,536 members, 853 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), ahef1963 (70)

Score: 3.94

57
7,634 members, 223 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), JaneAustenNut (19)

Score: 3.92

58
32,811 members, 378 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), ahef1963 (121)

Score: 3.88

59
22,112 members, 567 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17), JaneAustenNut (20)

Score: 3.86

60
34,629 members, 539 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), ahef1963 (36)

Score: 3.83

61
3,611 members, 53 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (21), cej1027

Score: 3.76

62
7,223 members, 153 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7), ahef1963 (122)

Score: 3.66

63
14,271 members, 156 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), JaneAustenNut (25)

Score: 3.64

64
6,380 members, 47 reviews
4.61 stars (4.61 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), cej1027

Score: 3.63

65
10,918 members, 173 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), hipdeep (30)

Score: 3.63

66
29,201 members, 819 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30), cej1027

Score: 3.6

67
513 members, 9 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23), JaneAustenNut (26)

Score: 3.6

68
5,486 members, 182 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (31), cej1027

Score: 3.59

69
25,368 members, 394 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: jeffza (23), thecoroner (28)

Score: 3.57

70
15,325 members, 238 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (33)

Score: 3.52

71
25,252 members, 578 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (18), ahef1963 (48)

Score: 3.46

72
55,970 members, 907 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), JaneAustenNut (18), thecoroner (57)

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 3.43

73
37,035 members, 1,189 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47), cej1027

Score: 3.42

74
9,289 members, 343 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85 (11), ahef1963 (123)

Score: 3.4

75
5,144 members, 108 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (53), cej1027

Score: 3.37

76
7,353 members, 108 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (23), ahef1963 (45)

Score: 3.37

77
24,077 members, 779 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

Score: 3.36

78
112 members, 0 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (12), ahef1963 (124)

Score: 3.35

79
6,207 members, 180 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (58), cej1027

Score: 3.34

80
68,829 members, 942 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (62), cej1027

Score: 3.32

81
13,995 members, 498 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (72), cej1027

Score: 3.27

82
8,637 members, 158 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: jeffza (24), ahef1963 (57)

Score: 3.26

83
15,563 members, 297 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: dara85 (14), ahef1963 (126)

Score: 3.26

84
14,472 members, 518 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (73), cej1027

Score: 3.26

85
14,839 members, 330 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (78), cej1027

Score: 3.24

86
638 members, 6 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (15), ahef1963 (128)

Score: 3.22

87
5,351 members, 93 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20), ahef1963 (89)

Score: 3.19

88
14,170 members, 306 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (90), cej1027

Score: 3.19

89
20,702 members, 472 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (23), ahef1963 (84)

Score: 3.15

90
4,243 members, 79 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: jeffza (26), thecoroner (84)

Score: 3.09

91
23,347 members, 550 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (44), ahef1963 (51)

Score: 3.05

92
17,070 members, 377 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Score: 3.04

93
1,087 members, 22 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

Score: 3.04

94
34,246 members, 1,150 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (148), cej1027

Score: 3.04

95
11,567 members, 337 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (155), cej1027

Score: 3.03

96
13,055 members, 262 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (158), cej1027

Score: 3.02

97
22,168 members, 359 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (163), cej1027

Score: 3.01

98
15,087 members, 412 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (32), ahef1963 (86)

Score: 3

99
11,072 members, 283 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (175), cej1027

Score: 2.99

100
18,398 members, 440 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (26), ahef1963 (130)

Score: 2.96

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Started by: geitebukkeskjegg (June 2014)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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