Did I Mention I Read A Lot?

Thank goodness I have this literary meme in my “to be published” posts. Because I have a scant hour to do stuff, and I haven’t thought of a bloody thing to write today. I’ve just gotten back from Target, and I am happy to report that I am almost done Christmas shopping. I love Target, and my 10% off coupons I get from them.

Got this from the redoubtable MaryP. I found it an interesting list, as per usual. These are the 106 books most often marked unread (so, the least read books, I guess?) by LibraryThing users.

Bold the ones you’ve read.
Italicize those you’ve started but not finished.
Put an asterisk (*) by those you’ve read more than once.
Underline those you mean to read. (I don’t seem to have an underline function here. Let’s just say I aspire to read all of these books. There are a few I actually aim to read. I put a double quote (“) by those.)

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (I have started this book FOUR times, and I’ve barely made it to chapter 2, and that only on the last try. People who get through this book must be much more intelligent than I am.)
Anna Karenina
Crime and Punishment
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Wuthering Heights*
The Silmarillion (I’ve read bits and pieces of this. Let me just say right now that I’ve only read “that much” because DearDR? A Lord of the Rings fanatic. I cannot empasize that enough.)
Life of Pi: A Novel
The Name of the Rose*
Don Quixote
Moby Dick
Ulysses” (I would truly like to read this book, but I think you need to take a class to understand it.)
Madame Bovary
The Odyssey
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre*
A Tale of Two Cities
The Brothers Karamazov
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies”
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveller’s Wife
The Iliad
The Blind Assassin*
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway
Great Expectations
American Gods
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Atlas Shrugged

Reading Lolita in Tehran
Memoirs of a Geisha
Wicked : The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (I intend to re-read this because I just read its “sequel”, for lack of a better word, Son of a Witch. It was okay.)
The Canterbury Tales
The Historian
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Love in the Time of Cholera
Brave New World
The Fountainhead
Foucault’s Pendulum

The Count of Monte Cristo
A Clockwork Orange
Anansi Boys

The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath
The Poisonwood Bible
Angels & Demons

The Inferno
The Satanic Verses
Sense and Sensibility
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Mansfield Park
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest*
To the Lighthouse
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Oliver Twist
Gulliver’s Travels
Les Misérables

The Corrections
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Prince
The Sound and the Fury*
Angela’s Ashes

The God of Small Things
A People’s History of the United States : 1492-Present
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Short History of Nearly Everything”
The Unbearable Lightness of Being*
The Scarlet Letter
Eats, Shoots & Leaves*
The Mists of Avalon*
Oryx and Crake: A Novel
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Cloud Atlas
The Confusion
Northanger Abbey
The Catcher in the Rye*
On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance*
The Aeneid
Watership Down* (This is one of my all-time favorite books, and I’ve probably read it close to 10 times.)
Gravity’s Rainbow
The Hobbit*
In Cold Blood*
White Teeth
Treasure Island
David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers