Tuesday, October 30, 2007

favorite/best books

1. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
2. The Solace of Leaving Early by Haven Kimmel
3. My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
4. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
5. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
6. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
7. Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
8. Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
9. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
10.Independence Day by Richard Ford
11. On The Road by Jack Kerouac
12. Thursday Next Series by Jasper Fforde
13. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
14. Remainder by Tom McCarthy (new read it read it)
15. Dibs: In Search of Self by Virginia M. Axline
16. The Father Costume by Ben Marcus and Matthew Ritchie
17. White Teeth by Zadie Smith
18. Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
19. A Wrinkle In Time by Madeline L'Engle
20. All The Kings Men by Robert Penn Warren
21. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
22. Slouching Toward Bethlehem by Joan Didion
23. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
24. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
25. Any Calvin and Hobbes treasury by Bill Waterson
26. Walking on Water by Madeleine L'Engle
27. Harry Potter 1-7 by J. K. Rowling
28. White Oleander by Janet Fitch
29. I Capture The Castle by Dodie Smith
30. Fidelity by Michael Redhill
31. The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
32. L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy
33. No One Belongs Here More Than You by Miranda July
34. Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
35. All The President's Men by Woodward and Bernstein
36. She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
37. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware
38. #1 Ladies Detective Agency Series by Alexander Mccall Smith
39. A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck
40. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins
41. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
42. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
43. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
44. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
45. Skinny Legs And All by Tom Robbins
46. A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L'Engle
47. The Food Bible by Judith Wills (my one non-fiction! the food bible is really just an incredibly helpful book that tells you about nutrients and stuff.)
48. The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk
49. Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
50. The Power Of One by Bryce Courtenay
51. The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
52. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
53. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera
54. Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
55. The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
56. Cordelia Underwood by Van Reid
57. How He Are Hungry by Dave Eggers
58. Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
59. The Macho Paradox by Jackson Katz
60. Bear by Himself by Geoffrey Hayes
61. His Dark Materials trilogy (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass) by Philip Pullman
62. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
63. A Room With a View by E.M. Forster
64. The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
65. Where the Girls Are by Susan Douglas
66. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
67. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
68. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
69. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
70. Capital by Karl Marx
71. Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov
72. The Cheese Monkeys by Chip Kidd
73. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
74. Rare Birds by Edward Riche
75. Martin Sloane by Michael Redhill
76. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
77. Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas by Tom Robbins
78. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
79. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
80. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
81. How To Be Lovely by Melissa Hellstern
82. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
83. Guardians of the Tall Stones by Moyra Caldecott
84. A Sudden Country by Karen Foster
85. Alligator by Lisa Moore
86. Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
87. Mr Lunch Takes a Plane Ride by J.Otto Seibold And Vivian Walsh
88.Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
89. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
90. Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
91. We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
92. My Sister Keeper by Jodi Picoult
93. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
94. Residence on Earth by Pablo Neruda
95. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
96. Drop City by T.C. Boyle
97. Cather in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
98. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
99. Little House In The Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
100. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
101. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
102. A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
103. Middlemarch by George Eliot
104. Notable American Women by Ben Marcus
105. Animal Farm by George Orwell
106. Water For Elephants by Sara Gruen
107. Unravelling by Elizabeth Graver
108. Franny and Zooey by Jd Sallinger
109. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
110. Spilling Open by Sabrina Ward Harrison
111. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
112. The Children of Green Knowe by L.M. Boston
113. White Noise by Don DeLillo
114. Making it on Broadway by hundreds of actors
115. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
116. Long Life by Mary Oliver
117. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
118. Ender's Game by Orsen Scott Card
119. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
120. From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler by EL Konigsburg
121. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
122. The Corrections by Jonathan FranzenFemale Chaevenist Pigs by Ariel Levy
123. No Exit by Jean by Paul Sartre
124. Jpod by Douglas Coupland
125. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
126. Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian L. Weiss
127. All of my old journals/diaries
128. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
129. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris (new read it read it)
130. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
131. All of my old high school yearbooks (particularly the ones with messages from old boyfriends and friends-turned-bitches)
132. The Shell Collector by Anthony Doerr
133. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
134. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
135. Anna Karenina by Tolstoy
136. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
137. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
138. Patrick and Ted by Geoffrey Hayes
139. Angels and Insects by A.S. Byatt
140. Ancient History by David Ives
141. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
142. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
143. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

list by: allie, allyson, ashley, other ashley, chris, deirdre, hannah, jamie, katie, leah and maggie
photo by becky


deirdre said...

Holy crap am I happy that someone else remembered The Mists of Avalon.

margaret elizabeth said...

more than one person offered that! what>?!

Ashley Cassel said...

those looked like beckys feet! (ahhh, remembering coronado)

ok pet peeves:
music or tv being not loud enough to hear comepletely yet not muted

having my feet hurt from shoes that are oh-so-cute (but too painfull to keep)