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About meIn May 2007, Diggles and I surveyed 38 friends and received 622 recommendations of what we should be reading. Here are the top 100 titles:

1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3. White Noise by Don DeLillo
4. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
5. The Bible
6. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
7. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
8. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
9. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
10. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
11. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
12. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
13. The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey
14. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
15. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
16. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
17. I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
18. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
19. A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
20. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
21. Chesapeake by James Michener
22. Underworld by Don DeLillo
23. Robots and Empire by Isaac Asimov
24. Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey
25. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
26. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
27. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
28. Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz
29. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
30. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
31. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
32. 1984 by George Orwell
33. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
34. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
35. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
36. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
37. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
38. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams
39. The Iliad by Homer
40. The Odyssey by Homer
41. Ulysses by James Joyce
42. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
43. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
44. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum
45. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
46. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
47. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
48. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
49. The Symposium by Plato
50. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
51. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
52. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
53. Dune by Frank Herbert
54. Lolita by Vladimir Nobokov
55. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
56. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
57. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
58. Red Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson
59. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (John Ciardi translation)
60. Emma by Jane Austen
61. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
62. Candide by Voltaire
63. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
64. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
65. Actual Air by David Berman
66. Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
67. The Bone People by Keri Hulme
68. The Gold Cell by Sharon Olds
69. The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk
70. Rolf in the Woods by Ernest Thompson Seton
71. Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey to Motherhood by Sandra Steingraber
72. The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
73. Who Will Tell the People: The Betrayal of American Democracy by William Greider
74. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch
75. The Giver by Lois Lowry
76. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet
77. The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
78. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
79. Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
80. Sandman by Neil Gaiman
81. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
82. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
83. The Georgics by Virgil
84. Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams
85. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
86. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel
87. The Book of Yaak by Rick Bass
88. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay by Michael Chabon
89. The Complete Stories of Franz Kafka
90. Beowulf
91. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
92. The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
93. The Shepherd of the Hills by Harold Bell Wright
94. A Room With a View by E.M. Forster
95. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
96. The Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer
97. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
98. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
99. Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean
100. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

About my libraryThis catalog includes books owned by both Diggles and Liggles.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, GSLISers @ UofI, Librarians who LibraryThing

Favorite authorsEdward Abbey, Willa Cather, Jennifer Crusie, Susan Donovan, Jonathan Safran Foer, Barbara Kingsolver, L. M. Montgomery, Elizabeth Peters, J. R. R. Tolkien, Rebecca West, Terry Tempest Williams (Shared favorites)

LocationBattle Creek, MI

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/Liggles (profile)
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Member sinceAug 16, 2006

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