1001 Books to read before you die

The primary focus of the group is Peter Boxall's 1001 Books You Must Read Read Before You Die.
For anyone trying to complete the set, or just for those who want to disagree with the choices made in the book by Peter Boxall.
Useful links:
Wiki page for tracking your own progress
List of the 1001 books alphabetically by author
Complete list of 1315 books (1001 + those included in the newer revisions), sorted chronologically
Listing of all books with their covers
Arukiyomi's famous 1001 books spreadsheet
Info for new members:
Welcome!
The members of the group read a selection of these books and post their list of books read and usually a short review/comment on their own threads.
There are 3 monthly group threads: Group Read, Group Challenge, What are you reading?

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Pinned — Group Reads - The List15 unread / 15JayneCM, October 2022
Pinned — The 1001 Progress Index526 unread / 526JayneCM, August 2021
annamorphic's reads, with even more commentary250 unread / 250annamorphic, Yesterday 2:23pm
staci426 reads the 1001 lists45 unread / 45staci426, Friday 2:19pm
May 2024: What are you reading?10 unread / 10mnleona, Friday 12:15pm
Kristel's Reading 1001 list153 unread / 153Kristelh, May 17
amaryann21's List from The List version 2.0459 unread / 459amaryann21, May 16
Puckers goes beyond 1001191 unread / 191amaryann21, May 15
Group Read, May 2024: By the Open Sea5 unread / 5annamorphic, May 14
DeltaQueen's Attempt at the 1,0001 List - Part 2138 unread / 138DeltaQueen50, May 13
There and Back again - Henrik's Quest to Mount 1001190 unread / 190Henrik_Madsen, May 11
BentleyMay's 1001 list140 unread / 140BentleyMay, May 3
Group Read, March 2024: The Bitter Glass6 unread / 6Henrik_Madsen, April 26
LisaMorr reads 1001 books or dies trying ;)86 unread / 86LisaMorr, April 26
April 2666: what are you reading?9 unread / 9LisaMorr, April 23
Group Read, April 2024: 10:044 unread / 4staci426, April 22
Group Read, May and June 2024: Nominations3 unread / 3puckers, April 17
Eliz M: perhaps the penultimate thread127 unread / 127ELiz_M, April 6
JayneCM attempts to read the 1001 List in 10 years162 unread / 162JayneCM, April 3
brakketh climbing mount 100162 unread / 62brakketh, April 2
Martin's Attempt at the 1,001381 unread / 381MartinBodek, March 21
japaul22's attempt at 1001 books, part 395 unread / 95japaul22, March 16
March 2024: What are you reading?8 unread / 8amaryann21, March 6
February Group Read: The Life of Insects7 unread / 7annamorphic, March 2
Jans 1001 progress129 unread / 129LisaMorr, February 27
1001 Books to read before you die: Bekka's progress94 unread / 94LisaMorr, February 27
Elik82's 1001 book list32 unread / 32elik82, February 27
February 2024: What are you reading?12 unread / 12paruline, February 27
Nickelini's 1001 List202 unread / 202Nickelini, February 26
Group Read, March and April 2024: Nominations8 unread / 8puckers, February 20
Our Five-star reads13 unread / 13Kristelh, February 5
Group Read, January 2024: Death in Rome7 unread / 7puckers, January 31
January 2024: what are you reading?9 unread / 9paruline, January 22
Best and Worst of 20238 unread / 8paruline, January 22
Joeinma's attempt at the 100152 unread / 52joeinma, January 4
Arubabookwoman's Updated 1001 List69 unread / 69annamorphic, January 2
lindapanzo's attempt at the 1,001 books list18 unread / 18lindapanzo, December 2023
Strange book questions5 unread / 5annamorphic, December 2023
Cecilturtle - 1001 Challenge22 unread / 22Cecilturtle, December 2023
Group Read, December 2023: Zeno’s Conscience4 unread / 4annamorphic, December 2023
December 2023: What are you reading?7 unread / 7Cecilturtle, December 2023
Group Read, Jan and Feb 2024: Nominations9 unread / 9puckers, December 2023
Group Read, November 2023: The Information6 unread / 6annamorphic, November 2023
November 2023: What are you reading?8 unread / 8amaryann21, November 2023
Simone2... reading until she dies - part 2339 unread / 339Simone2, November 2023
Group Challenges going forward6 unread / 6JayneCM, November 2023
FAMeulstee reading from various 1001 lists39 unread / 39FAMeulstee, November 2023
Group Read, October 2023: Melmoth the Wanderer6 unread / 6staci426, October 2023
Yells attempt to read more - part 3219 unread / 219labfs39, October 2023
October 2023: What are you reading?6 unread / 6annamorphic, October 2023
November 2023 Group Challenge1 unread / 1JayneCM, October 2023
Group Read, November and December 2023: Nominations4 unread / 4puckers, October 2023
October 2023 Group Challenge2 unread / 2annamorphic, September 2023
September 2023: What are you reading?6 unread / 6japaul22, September 2023
September 2023 Group Challenge5 unread / 5JayneCM, September 2023
Group Read, September 2023: World’s End4 unread / 4annamorphic, September 2023
August 2023 Group Challenge4 unread / 4Kristelh, August 2023
Group Read, August 2023: A Question of Power8 unread / 8staci426, August 2023
Suggestions on books with lots of "heart"1 unread / 1annamorphic, August 2023
August 2023: What are you reading?7 unread / 7BentleyMay, August 2023
Group Read, Sept and October 2023: Nominations9 unread / 9puckers, August 2023
Group Read, July 2023: The Sorrow of Belgium12 unread / 12JayneCM, August 2023
gypsysmom's 1001 list121 unread / 121gypsysmom, August 2023
July 2023: What are you reading?13 unread / 13Cecilturtle, July 2023
NinieB's 1001 Reading9 unread / 9NinieB, July 2023
June 2023 Group Challenge4 unread / 4JayneCM, July 2023
hdc versus 1001 books, part 233 unread / 33hdcanis, July 2023
July 2023 Group Challenge3 unread / 3annamorphic, July 2023
Group Read, June 2023: The Wings of the Dove5 unread / 5annamorphic, June 2023
June 2023: What are you reading?8 unread / 8Jan_1, June 2023
Group Read, July and August 2023: Nominations3 unread / 3puckers, June 2023
Tess and her 1001115 unread / 115Tess_W, May 2023
May 2023 Group Challenge3 unread / 3JayneCM, May 2023
Group Read, May 2023: The Sea6 unread / 6annamorphic, May 2023
April 2023 Group Read: The Year of the Hare6 unread / 6FosterWest, May 2023
May 2023: What are you reading?4 unread / 4annamorphic, May 2023
April 2023 Group Challenge6 unread / 6annamorphic, April 2023
Group Read, May and June 2023: Nominations7 unread / 7puckers, April 2023
April 2023: What are you reading?6 unread / 6annamorphic, April 2023
Group Read, March 2023: The Talented Mr. Ripley2 unread / 2Henrik_Madsen, March 2023
March 2023: What are you reading?14 unread / 14DeltaQueen50, March 2023
March 2023 Group Challenge7 unread / 7Yells, March 2023
Group Read, February 2023: The Tin Flute10 unread / 10booksaplenty1949, March 2023
February 2023: What are you reading?16 unread / 16lilisin, February 2023
Group Read, March - April 2023: Nominations8 unread / 8puckers, February 2023
Group Read, January 2023: Chess Story9 unread / 9JayneCM, February 2023
February 2023 Group Challenge8 unread / 8DeltaQueen50, February 2023
January 2023: What are you reading?10 unread / 10Henrik_Madsen, February 2023
2022 Favorites and Least Favorites from the List11 unread / 11DeltaQueen50, January 2023
December 2022 Group Challenge11 unread / 11JayneCM, January 2023
Gerry's attempt at 1001 book list54 unread / 54GerrysBookshelf, December 2022
December 2022: What are you reading?13 unread / 13annamorphic, December 2022
January 2023 Group Challenge6 unread / 6JayneCM, December 2022
PARANORMAL ROMANCE FICTION BOOKS3 unread / 3Michelle86, December 2022
Group Read, January and February 2023: Nominations7 unread / 7annamorphic, December 2022
2022 Group Read of Anniversaries by Uwe Johnson202 unread / 202Kristelh, December 2022
November 2022 Group Challenge7 unread / 7JayneCM, November 2022
November 2022: What are you reading?7 unread / 7chiliihead, November 2022
Group Read, November and December 2022: Celestial Harmonies7 unread / 7annamorphic, November 2022
1001 Books set in Argentina9 unread / 9JayneCM, November 2022
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