The Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge

I found a challenge from Lisa of Dizneeee’s World of Books and Kristilyn of Reading In Winter.

Already Read

So far, I’ve read 24 / 341 books. (Pre-2015)

THE LIST

    • 1984 by George Orwell
    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
    • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
    • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
    • An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
    • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy **
    • Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank **
    • Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
    • The Art of Fiction by Henry James
    • The Art of War by Sun Tzu**
    • As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
    • Atonement by Ian McEwan
    • Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
    • The Awakening by Kate Chopin
    • Babe by Dick King-Smith
    • Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
    • Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
    • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
    • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath **
    • Beloved by Toni Morrison
    • Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
    • The Bhagvad Gita
    • The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews by Peter Duffy
    • Bitch in Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel
    • A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays by Mary McCarthy
    • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
    • Brick Lane by Monica Ali
    • Bridgadoon by Alan Jay Lerner
    • Candide by Voltaire
    • The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
    • Carrie by Stephen King
    • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller**
    • The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
    • Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
    • The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman
    • Christine by Stephen King
    • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
    • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
    • The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse
    • The Collected Short Stories by Eudora Welty
    • The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty
    • A Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
    • Complete Novels by Dawn Powell
    • The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton
    • Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker
    • A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
    • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas **
    • Cousin Bette by Honor’e de Balzac
    • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky **
    • The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
    • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
    • Cujo by Stephen King
    • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
    • Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
    • David and Lisa by Dr Theodore Issac Rubin M.D
    • David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
    • The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 
    • Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
    • Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
    • Deenie by Judy Blume
    • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
    • The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx
    • The Divine Comedy by Dante
    • The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
    • Don Quixote by Cervantes
    • Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhrv
    • Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson **
    • Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
    • Eleanor Roosevelt by Blanche Wiesen Cook
    • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
    • Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn
    • Eloise by Kay Thompson
    • Emily the Strange by Roger Reger
    • Emma by Jane Austen 
    • Empire Falls by Richard Russo
    • Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol
    • Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
    • Ethics by Spinoza
    • Europe through the Back Door, 2003 by Rick Steves
    • Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
    • Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Extravagance by Gary Krist
    • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 
    • Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore
    • The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan
    • Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser
    • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
    • The Fellowship of the Ring: Book 1 of The Lord of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien **
    • Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein
    • The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom 
    • Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce
    • Fletch by Gregory McDonald
    • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes **
    • The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
    • The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand**
    • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    • Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger
    • Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers
    • Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut **
    • Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
    • George W. Bushism: The Slate Book of the Accidental Wit and Wisdom of our 43rd President by Jacob Weisberg
    • Gidget by Fredrick Kohner
    • Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
    • The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
    • The Godfather: Book 1 by Mario Puzo
    • The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
    • Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Alvin Granowsky
    • Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell**
    • The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford
    • The Gospel According to Judy Bloom
    • The Graduate by Charles Webb
    • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ** 01/03/2015
    • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens **
    • The Group by Mary McCarthy
    • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
    • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
    • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
    • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
    • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
    • Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry
    • Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare
    • Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare
    • Henry V by William Shakespeare
    • High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
    • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
    • Holidays on Ice: Stories by David Sedaris
    • The Holy Barbarians by Lawrence Lipton
    • House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III (Lpr)
    • The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
    • How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer
    • How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
    • How the Light Gets in by M. J. Hyland
    • Howl by Allen Gingsburg
    • The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
    • The Iliad by Homer
    • I’m with the Band by Pamela des Barres
    • In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
    • Inferno by Dante
    • Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
    • Iron Weed by William J. Kennedy
    • It Takes a Village by Hillary Clinton
    • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë **
    • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
    • Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
    • The Jumping Frog by Mark Twain
    • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
    • Just a Couple of Days by Tony Vigorito
    • The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander
    • Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
    • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini **
    • Lady Chatterleys’ Lover by D. H. Lawrence
    • The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 by Gore Vidal
    • Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
    • The Legend of Bagger Vance by Steven Pressfield
    • Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
    • Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
    • Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them by Al Franken
    • Life of Pi by Yann Martel **
    • Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
    • The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway
    • The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen
    • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott**
    • Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
    • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
    • The Lottery: And Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
    • The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold **
    • Love Story by Erich Segal**
    • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
    • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
    • The Manticore by Robertson Davies
    • Marathon Man by William Goldman
    • The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
    • Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir
    • Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman by William Tecumseh Sherman
    • Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
    • The Meaning of Consuelo by Judith Ortiz Cofer
    • Mencken’s Chrestomathy by H. R. Mencken
    • The Merry Wives of Windsro by William Shakespeare
    • The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
    • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
    • The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
    • Moby Dick by Herman Melville
    • The Mojo Collection: The Ultimate Music Companion by Jim Irvin
    • Moliere: A Biography by Hobart Chatfield Taylor
    • A Monetary History of the United States by Milton Friedman
    • Monsieur Proust by Celeste Albaret
    • A Month Of Sundays: Searching For The Spirit And My Sister by Julie Mars
    • A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
    • Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf**
    • Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
    • My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and It’s Aftermath by Seymour M. Hersh
    • My Life as Author and Editor by H. R. Mencken
    • My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru by Tim Guest
    • Myra Waldo’s Travel and Motoring Guide to Europe, 1978 by Myra Waldo
    • My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
    • The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
    • The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
    • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri 
    • The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
    • Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature by Jan Lars Jensen
    • New Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
    • The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay
    • Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
    • Night by Elie Wiesel
    • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen **
    • The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism by William E. Cain, Laurie A. Finke, Barbara E. Johnson, John P. McGowan
    • Novels 1930-1942: Dance Night/Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel/Angels on Toast/A Time to be Born by Dawn Powell
    • Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski
    • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 
    • Old School by Tobias Wolff
    • On the Road by Jack Kerouac
    • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
    • One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez **
    • The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life by Amy Tan
    • Oracle Night by Paul Auster
    • Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
    • Othello by Shakespeare
    • Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
    • The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan
    • Out of Africa by Isac Dineson
    • The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
    • A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
    • The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition by Donald Kagan
    • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky**
    • Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
    • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde **
    • Pigs at the Trough by Arianna Huffington
    • Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
    • Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
    • The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
    • The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker
    • The Portable Nietzche by Fredrich Nietzche
    • The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill by Ron Suskind
    • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen **
    • Property by Valerie Martin
    • Pushkin: A Biography by T. J. Binyon
    • Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
    • Quattrocento by James Mckean
    • A Quiet Storm by Rachel Howzell Hall
    • Rapunzel by Grimm Brothers
    • The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
    • The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
    • Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
    • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
    • Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin
    • The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
    • Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories From a Decade Gone Mad by Virginia Holman
    • The Return of the King: The Lord of the Rings Book 3 by J. R. R. Tolkien **
    • R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton
    • Rita Hayworth by Stephen King
    • Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry Robert
    • Roman Holiday by Edith Wharton
    • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
    • A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
    • A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
    • Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin
    • The Rough Guide to Europe, 2003 Edition
    • Sacred Time by Ursula Hegi
    • Sanctuary by William Faulkner
    • Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford
    • Say Goodbye to Daisy Miller by Henry James
    • The Scarecrow of Oz by Frank L. Baum
    • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne**
    • Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
    • The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
    • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
    • Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman
    • Selected Hotels of Europe
    • Selected Letters of Dawn Powell: 1913-1965 by Dawn Powell
    • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
    • A Separate Peace by John Knowles
    • Several Biographies of Winston Churchill
    • Sexus by Henry Miller
    • The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Shane by Jack Shaefer
    • The Shining by Stephen King **
    • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
    • S Is for Silence by Sue Grafton
    • Slaughter-house Five by Kurt Vonnegut
    • Small Island by Andrea Levy
    • Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
    • Snow White and Rose Red by Grimm Brothers
    • Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World by Barrington Moore
    • The Song of Names by Norman Lebrecht
    • Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos by Julia de Burgos
    • The Song Reader by Lisa Tucker
    • Songbook by Nick Hornby
    • The Sonnets by William Shakespeare
    • Sonnets from the Portuegese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    • Sophie’s Choice by William Styron
    • The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
    • Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
    • Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
    • The Story of My Life by Helen Keller**
    • A Streetcar Named Desiree by Tennessee Williams
    • Stuart Little by E. B. White
    • Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
    • Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust
    • Swimming with Giants: My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins and Seals by Anne Collett
    • Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
    • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
    • Tender Is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Term of Endearment by Larry McMurtry
    • Time and Again by Jack Finney
    • The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
    • To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
    • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
    • The Tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare
    • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith 
    • The Trial by Franz Kafka
    • The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson
    • Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
    • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom**
    • Ulysses by James Joyce
    • The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath 1950-1962 by Sylvia Plath
    • Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
    • Unless by Carol Shields
    • Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
    • The Vanishing Newspaper by Philip Meyers
    • Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
    • Velvet Underground’s The Velvet Underground and Nico (Thirty Three and a Third series) by Joe Harvard
    • The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
    • Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
    • Walden by Henry David Thoreau
    • Bambi by Felix Salten
    • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy **
    • We Owe You Nothing – Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews edited by Daniel Sinker
    • What Colour is Your Parachute? 2005 by Richard Nelson Bolles
    • What Happened to Baby Jane by Henry Farrell
    • When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
    • Who Moved My Cheese? Spencer Johnson
    • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee
    • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire **
    • The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum
    • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë **
    • The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
    • A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

** denotes books I own in paperback

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