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message 1: by Judith (last edited Jan 15, 2011 12:05PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments January

1. The Mystery of Edwin Drood+ - Charles Dickens


* indicates title from 1001 Books You Should Read Before You Die Lists
+ indicates title for Bloom's Western Canon


message 2: by Judith (last edited Oct 04, 2011 09:08AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 2. Dumb Witness - Agatha Christie
3. The Ghost Road* - Pat Barker
4. Wives and Daughters - Elizabeth Gaskell


message 3: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie | 71 comments How was the Regeneration series? Is it something worth picking up or adding to my TBR pile?


message 4: by Judith (last edited Jan 06, 2011 10:09AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments Stephanie wrote: "How was the Regeneration series? Is it something worth picking up or adding to my TBR pile?"

I would say that it is if you are interested in the wwi and especially the psychological impacts of the men involved in it. There is a heavy gay element that got a little much for me in the third book, but I did enjoy the series -- the first one most of all.


message 5: by Judith (last edited Jan 15, 2011 12:03PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 5. The Killer Angels - Michael Shaara


message 6: by Judith (last edited Jan 15, 2011 12:05PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 6. The Last of the Mohicans* - James F. Cooper (re-read)
7. Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words - Bill Bryson
8. Birdsong*+ - Sabasian Faulks
9. Portrait of an Artist: Georgia O'Keefe - Laurie Lisle (nonfiction)


message 7: by Judith (last edited Mar 13, 2011 05:12PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 10. How to Read Literature Like A Professor - Thomas C. Foster (nonfiction)
11. The 42nd Parallel*+ - John Dos Passos
12. The Empty House*+ - Arthur Conan Doyle


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Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 13. The Arabs in History - Bernard Lewis (nonfiction)


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Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 14. The Corrections* - Jonathan Franzen
15. Babbitt* - Sinclair Lewis


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Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 16. I Thought of Daisy* - Edmund Wilson
17. Burmese Days* - George Orwell
18. Crossing to Safety - Wallace Stegner


message 11: by Judith (last edited Aug 21, 2011 09:45AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 19. Villette*+ - Charlotte Bronte
20. Emergence: Labeled Autistic - Temple Grandin (nonfiction)
21. A High Wind in Jamaica - Richard Hughes


message 12: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 22. A Very Private Gentleman - Martin Booth
23. The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo - Stieg Larsson
24. Prince of Thieves - Chuck Hogan


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Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 25. Strait is the Gate* - Andre Gide
26. The History of the Siege of Lisbon* - Jose Saramago


message 14: by Judith (last edited Mar 13, 2011 05:13PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 27. The Devil's Foot*+ - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
28. Spring Flowers, Spring Frost* - I. Kadare


message 15: by Judith (last edited Mar 13, 2011 05:13PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 29. Gilead - Marilynne Robinson
30. The Reluctant Fundamentalist* - M. Hamid
31. Invisible Man*+ - H. G. Wells


message 16: by Judith (last edited Mar 11, 2011 12:16PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 32. The Girl Who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson
33. Stones From the River - Ursula Hegi
34. A Summons to Memphis - Peter Taylor
35. Cheri - Collette


message 17: by Judith (last edited Mar 13, 2011 05:13PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 36. In the Lake of the Woods - Tim O'Brien
37. A Hero of Our Time* - Mikael Lermontov
38. The Abbey Grange*+ - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


message 18: by Judith (last edited Mar 17, 2011 10:43AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 39. The Shipping News* - E. Annie Proulx - re-read
40. The House on the Strand - Du Maruier


message 19: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 41. Atonement* - I. McEwan - re-read
42. Black Water* - Joyce Carol Oates


message 20: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 43. The Line of Beauty* - Hollinghurst
44. Howards' End* - Forster - re-read
45. Ragtime* - Doctorow - re-read
46. My Cousin Rachel - Du Maurier


message 21: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 47. The Name of the Rose* - Umberto Eco - re-read


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Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 48. The Robber Bride* - Atwood
49. Lord Edgeware Dies - Christie


message 23: by Judith (last edited May 03, 2011 11:49AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 50. Madame Bovary*+ - Flaubert - re-read
51. The Sea* - Banville
52. Fair Game - Valarie Plame Wilson


message 24: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 53. Justine* - Lawrence Durrell


message 25: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 54. The Waves* - Virginia Woolf
55. Wisteria Lodge* - Arthur Conan Doyle


message 26: by Judith (last edited Apr 12, 2011 12:39PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 56. Mayflower - Nathaniel Philbrick (nonfiction)
57. The Warden and Barchester Towers - Anthony Trollope


message 27: by Judith (last edited Apr 12, 2011 12:40PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 58. Waterland* - Graham Swift
59. All Passion Spent - Vita Sackville-West


message 28: by Judith (last edited Apr 15, 2011 11:47AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 60. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe - Agatha Christie
61. The Buddha of Suburbia* - Hanif Kureishi


message 29: by Judith (last edited Apr 19, 2011 10:32AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 62. The Crazy Ladies of Pearl Street - Trevanian


message 30: by Judith (last edited May 03, 2011 11:49AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 63. The Death of Ivan Ilych*+ - Tolstoy


message 31: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 64. The Plague* - Camus


message 32: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 65. Sophie's World - Justein Gaarder


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Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 66. The Age of Reason - Jean-Paul Sartre


message 34: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 67. The Yiddish Policeman's Union - Michael Chabon
68. Morvern Callar* - Alan Warner
69. The Lost Mine - Agatha Christie


message 35: by Judith (last edited Aug 21, 2011 09:47AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 70. Alice in Wonderland*+ - Lewis Carroll
71. The Mysterious Stranger - Mark Twain
72. Tommy and Tuppence: Partners in Crime - Agatha Christie
73. Catch 22* - Joseph Heller - re-read
74. Breakfast of Champions* - Kurt Vonnegut


message 36: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 75. Redbelt - David Mamet
76. The Veiled Lady - Agatha Christie


message 37: by Judith (last edited May 23, 2011 03:17PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 77. The King's Speech - Mark Logue
78. Rabbit Hole - David Lindsay-Abaire
79. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold* - Le Carre - re-read


message 38: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 80. The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim - Agatha Christie


message 39: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 81. Choke* - Palahniuk
82. Original Sin - P.D. James - re-read
83. 127 Hours - Danny Boyle


message 40: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 84. Murder in Mesopotamia - Agatha Christie
85. The Assistant - Bernard Malamud


message 41: by Judith (last edited Jun 03, 2011 05:09PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 86. The Man Who Was Thursday - G.K. Chesterton
87. A Room with a View* - E.M. Foster - re-read


message 42: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 88. Death in Rome* - Wolfgang Koeppen


message 43: by Judith (last edited Jun 04, 2011 03:24PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 89. Billy Budd, Sailor*+ - Herman Melville
90. The Man in the Gary Flannel Suit - Sloan Wilson


message 44: by Judith (last edited Jun 04, 2011 03:34PM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 91. Ethan Frome* - Edith Wharton
92. The Social Network - A. Sorkin
93. Memento and Following - Chris Nolan


message 45: by Judith (last edited Jun 19, 2011 07:01AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 94. True Grit- Charles Portis
95. Uncle Silas* - Sheridan Le Fanu


message 46: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 96. Ivanhoe*+ - Sir Walter Scott


message 47: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 97. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas* - Gertrude Stein


message 48: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 98. Surfacing*+ - Margaret Atwood


message 49: by Judith (last edited Oct 04, 2011 09:10AM) (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 99. Gormenghast* - Mervyn Peake


message 50: by Judith (new)

Judith (jloucks) | 546 comments 100. The Devil's Pool* - George Sand
101. The Scarlet Letter*+ - Nathaniel Hawthorne (re-read)


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