Ji-Ji.Guerrera

100 + must read before 30

Posted on: February 19, 2013

There’s a strike through the texts I’ve read. Pretty terrible for a lit student, but worry not, I’ll kill this list. Would you like to join me?

PS – Lots of repeated titles in the list so it’s not as large as it appears

100+ BOOKS TO READ BY AGE 30

http://www.modernlibrary.com/top-100/100-best-novels/

  1. ULYSSES
    by James Joyce
  1. THE GREAT GATSBY
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  1. A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN
    by James Joyce
  1. LOLITA
    by Vladimir Nabokov
  1. BRAVE NEW WORLD
    by Aldous Huxley
  1. THE SOUND AND THE FURY
    by William Faulkner
  1. CATCH-22
    by Joseph Heller
  1. DARKNESS AT NOON
    by Arthur Koestler
  1. SONS AND LOVERS
    by D.H. Lawrence
  1. THE GRAPES OF WRATH
    by John Steinbeck
  1. UNDER THE VOLCANO
    by Malcolm Lowry
  1. THE WAY OF ALL FLESH
    by Samuel Butler
  1. 1984
    by George Orwell
  1. I, CLAUDIUS
    by Robert Graves
  1. TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
    by Virginia Woolf
  1. AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY
    by Theodore Dreiser
  1. THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER
    by Carson McCullers
  1. SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE
    by Kurt Vonnegut
  1. INVISIBLE MAN
    by Ralph Ellison
  1. NATIVE SON
    by Richard Wright
  1. HENDERSON THE RAIN KING
    by Saul Bellow
  1. APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA
    by John O’Hara
  1. U.S.A.(trilogy)
    by John Dos Passos
  1. WINESBURG, OHIO
    by Sherwood Anderson
  1. A PASSAGE TO INDIA
    by E.M. Forster
  1. THE WINGS OF THE DOVE
    by Henry James
  1. THE AMBASSADORS
    by Henry James
  1. TENDER IS THE NIGHT
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  1. THE STUDS LONIGAN TRILOGY
    by James T. Farrell
  1. THE GOOD SOLDIER
    by Ford Madox Ford
  1. ANIMAL FARM
    by George Orwell
  1. THE GOLDEN BOWL
    by Henry James
  1. SISTER CARRIE
    by Theodore Dreiser
  1. A HANDFUL OF DUST
    by Evelyn Waugh
  1. AS I LAY DYING
    by William Faulkner
  1. ALL THE KING’S MEN
    by Robert Penn Warren
  1. THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY
    by Thornton Wilder
  1. HOWARDS END
    by E.M. Forster
  1. GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN
    by James Baldwin
  1. THE HEART OF THE MATTER
    by Graham Greene
  1. LORD OF THE FLIES
    by William Golding
  1. DELIVERANCE
    by James Dickey
  1. A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME (series)
    by Anthony Powell
  1. POINT COUNTER POINT
    by Aldous Huxley
  1. THE SUN ALSO RISES
    by Ernest Hemingway
  1. THE SECRET AGENT
    by Joseph Conrad
  1. NOSTROMO
    by Joseph Conrad
  1. THE RAINBOW
    by D.H. Lawrence
  1. WOMEN IN LOVE
    by D.H. Lawrence
  1. TROPIC OF CANCER
    by Henry Miller
  1. THE NAKED AND THE DEAD
    by Norman Mailer
  1. PORTNOY’S COMPLAINT
    by Philip Roth
  1. PALE FIRE
    by Vladimir Nabokov
  1. LIGHT IN AUGUST
    by William Faulkner
  1. ON THE ROAD
    by Jack Kerouac
  1. THE MALTESE FALCON
    by Dashiell Hammett
  1. PARADE’S END
    by Ford Madox Ford
  1. THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
    by Edith Wharton
  1. ZULEIKA DOBSON
    by Max Beerbohm
  1. THE MOVIEGOER
    by Walker Percy
  1. DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP
    by Willa Cather
  1. FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
    by James Jones
  1. THE WAPSHOT CHRONICLES
    by John Cheever
  1. THE CATCHER IN THE RYE
    by J.D. Salinger
  1. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
    by Anthony Burgess
  1. OF HUMAN BONDAGE
    by W. Somerset Maugham
  1. HEART OF DARKNESS
    by Joseph Conrad
  1. MAIN STREET
    by Sinclair Lewis
  1. THE HOUSE OF MIRTH
    by Edith Wharton
  1. THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET
    by Lawrence Durell
  1. A HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA
    by Richard Hughes
  1. A HOUSE FOR MR BISWAS
    by V.S. Naipaul
  1. THE DAY OF THE LOCUST
    by Nathanael West
  1. A FAREWELL TO ARMS
    by Ernest Hemingway
  1. SCOOP
    by Evelyn Waugh
  1. THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE
    by Muriel Spark
  1. FINNEGANS WAKE
    by James Joyce
  1. KIM
    by Rudyard Kipling
  1. A ROOM WITH A VIEW
    by E.M. Forster
  1. BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
    by Evelyn Waugh
  2. THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH
    by Saul Bellow
  3. ANGLE OF REPOSE
    by Wallace Stegner
  4. A BEND IN THE RIVER
    by V.S. Naipaul
  5. THE DEATH OF THE HEART
    by Elizabeth Bowen
  1. LORD JIM
    by Joseph Conrad
  2. RAGTIME
    by E.L. Doctorow
  1. THE OLD WIVES’ TALE
    by Arnold Bennett
  2. THE CALL OF THE WILD
    by Jack London
  1. LOVING
    by Henry Green
  1. MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN
    by Salman Rushdie
  1. TOBACCO ROAD
    by Erskine Caldwell
  2. IRONWEED
    by William Kennedy
  1. THE MAGUS
    by John Fowles
  1. WIDE SARGASSO SEA
    by Jean Rhys
  2. UNDER THE NET
    by Iris Murdoch
  1. SOPHIE’S CHOICE
    by William Styron
  1. THE SHELTERING SKY
    by Paul Bowles
  2. THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE
    by James M. Cain
  3. THE GINGER MAN
    by J.P. Donleavy
  1. THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS
    by Booth Tarkington
  1. ATLAS SHRUGGED
    by Ayn Rand
  2. THE FOUNTAINHEAD
    by Ayn Rand
  3. BATTLEFIELD EARTH
    by L. Ron Hubbard
  4. THE LORD OF THE RINGS
    by J.R.R. Tolkien
  5. TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
    by Harper Lee
  1. ANTHEM
    by Ayn Rand
  1. WE THE LIVING
    by Ayn Rand
  2. MISSION EARTH
    by L. Ron Hubbard
  1. FEAR
    by L. Ron Hubbard
  2. DUNE
    by Frank Herbert
  1. THE MOON IS A HARSH MISTRESS
    by Robert Heinlein
  2. STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND
    by Robert Heinlein
  3. A TOWN LIKE ALICE
    by Nevil Shute
  4. THE CATCHER IN THE RYE
    by J.D. Salinger
  5. ANIMAL FARM
    by George Orwell
  6. GRAVITY’S RAINBOW
    by Thomas Pynchon
  7. THE GRAPES OF WRATH
    by John Steinbeck
  1. SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE
    by Kurt Vonnegut
  1. GONE WITH THE WIND
    by Margaret Mitchell
  2. LORD OF THE FLIES
    by William Golding
  1. SHANE
    by Jack Schaefer
  1. TRUSTEE FROM THE TOOLROOM
    by Nevil Shute
  1. A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY
    by John Irving
  1. THE STAND
    by Stephen King
  1. THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT’S WOMAN
    by John Fowles
  1. BELOVED
    by Toni Morrison
  1. THE WORM OUROBOROS
    by E.R. Eddison
  1. THE SOUND AND THE FURY
    by William Faulkner
  1. LOLITA
    by Vladimir Nabokov
  2. MOONHEART
    by Charles de Lint
  1. ABSALOM, ABSALOM!
    by William Faulkner
  1. OF HUMAN BONDAGE
    by W. Somerset Maugham
  1. WISE BLOOD
    by Flannery O’Connor
  1. UNDER THE VOLCANO
    by Malcolm Lowry
  2. FIFTH BUSINESS
    by Robertson Davies
  3. SOMEPLACE TO BE FLYING
    by Charles de Lint
  4. ON THE ROAD
    by Jack Kerouac
  1. HEART OF DARKNESS
    by Joseph Conrad
  1. YARROW
    by Charles de Lint
  1. AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS
    by H.P. Lovecraft
  1. ONE LONELY NIGHT
    by Mickey Spillane
  2. MEMORY AND DREAM
    by Charles de Lint
  3. TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
    by Virginia Woolf
  4. THE MOVIEGOER
    by Walker Percy
  1. TRADER
    by Charles de Lint
  1. THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
    by Douglas Adams
  2. THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER
    by Carson McCullers
  1. THE HANDMAID’S TALE
    by Margaret Atwood
  1. BLOOD MERIDIAN
    by Cormac McCarthy
  1. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
    by Anthony Burgess
  2. ON THE BEACH
    by Nevil Shute
  1. A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN
    by James Joyce
  1. GREENMANTLE
    by Charles de Lint
  2. ENDER’S GAME
    by Orson Scott Card
  1. THE LITTLE COUNTRY
    by Charles de Lint
  2. THE RECOGNITIONS
    by William Gaddis
  3. STARSHIP TROOPERS
    by Robert Heinlein
  4. THE SUN ALSO RISES
    by Ernest Hemingway
  1. THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP
    by John Irving
  1. SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES
    by Ray Bradbury
  2. THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE
    by Shirley Jackson
  1. AS I LAY DYING
    by William Faulkner
  1. TROPIC OF CANCER
    by Henry Miller
  1. INVISIBLE MAN
    by Ralph Ellison
  1. THE WOOD WIFE
    by Terri Windling
  1. THE MAGUS
    by John Fowles
  2. THE DOOR INTO SUMMER
    by Robert Heinlein
  1. ZEN AND THE ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE
    by Robert Pirsig
  2. I, CLAUDIUS
    by Robert Graves
  1. THE CALL OF THE WILD
    by Jack London
  1. AT SWIM-TWO-BIRDS
    by Flann O’Brien
  1. FARENHEIT 451
    by Ray Bradbury
  1. ARROWSMITH
    by Sinclair Lewis
  1. WATERSHIP DOWN
    by Richard Adams
  1. NAKED LUNCH
    by William S. Burroughs
  1. THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER
    by Tom Clancy
  1. GUILTY PLEASURES
    by Laurell K. Hamilton
  1. THE PUPPET MASTERS
    by Robert Heinlein
  1. IT
    by Stephen King
  2. V.
    by Thomas Pynchon
  1. DOUBLE STAR
    by Robert Heinlein
  1. CITIZEN OF THE GALAXY
    by Robert Heinlein
  2. BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
    by Evelyn Waugh
  1. LIGHT IN AUGUST
    by William Faulkner
  1. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST
    by Ken Kesey
  2. A FAREWELL TO ARMS
    by Ernest Hemingway
  3. THE SHELTERING SKY
    by Paul Bowles
  4. SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION
    by Ken Kesey
  1. MY ANTONIA
    by Willa Cather
  1. MULENGRO
    by Charles de Lint
  2. SUTTREE
    by Cormac McCarthy
  3. MYTHAGO WOOD
    by Robert Holdstock
  1. ILLUSIONS
    by Richard Bach
  1. THE CUNNING MAN
    by Robertson Davies
  1. THE SATANIC VERSES
    by Salman Rushdie
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2 Responses to "100 + must read before 30"

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Eddie’s party on July,13 2013.

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