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Things you've read meme

Classics you have read: Bold if you've read it, italicize if you've never heard of it. Leave it alone if you've heard of it, but never read it

(based on the B&N Classics Collection list, with some modifications and additions)


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
Aeneid Virgil
Aesop's Fables Aesop
The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton
Agnes Grey Anne Brontë
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
The Ambassadors Henry James
Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy
The Arabian Nights Anonymous
The Art of War Sun Tzu
The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man James Weldon Johnson

The Awakening Kate Chopin
Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
Barchester Towers Anthony Trollope
Beowulf Anonymous
The Beautiful and Damned F. Scott Fitzgerald
Billy Budd Herman Melville
Bleak House Charles Dickens
The Bostonians Henry James
The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Bulfinch's Mythology Thomas Bulfinch
The Call of the Wild Jack London
Candide Voltaire
The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Tennesee Williams
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
The Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson
Common Sense Thomas Paine
The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle
Confessions Augustine of Hippo
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Mark Twain
The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas, père
The Country of the Pointed Firs Sarah Orne Jewett
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand
Daisy Miller Henry James
Daniel Deronda George Eliot
David Copperfield Charles Dickens
Dead Souls Nikolai Gogol
The Deerslayer James Fenimore Cooper
Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes
Dracula Bram Stoker
Emma Jane Austen
The Enchanted Castle and Five Children and It E. Nesbit
Plato's Dialogues Plato
Ethan Frome Edith Wharton
Fairy Tales Hans Christian Andersen
Far from the Madding Crowd Thomas Hardy
Fathers and Sons Ivan Turgenev
Federalist Papers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemmingway

Germinal Émile Zola
The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
Great Expectations Charles Dickens
Grimm's Fairy Tales Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift
Hard Times Charles Dickens
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
The Histories Herodotus
History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides
The House of Mirth Edith Wharton
The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne
Howards End E. M. Forster
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo
The Idiot Fyodor Dostoevsky
Iliad Homer
The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde
The Inferno Dante Alighieri
The Interpretation of Dreams Sigmund Freud
Ivanhoe Walter Scott
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë
A Journey to the Center of the Earth Jules Verne
Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy
The Jungle Upton Sinclair
The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
Kim Rudyard Kipling
King Solomon's Mines Henry Rider Haggard
Lady Chatterley's Lover D. H. Lawrence
The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving
Les Liaisons dangereuses Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
Les Misérables Victor Hugo
A Light in August William Faulkner
Little Women Louisa May Alcott
Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
Lost Illusions Honoré de Balzac
Lysistrada Aristophanes
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
The Magnificent Ambersons Booth Tarkington
Main Street Sinclair Lewis
Man and Superman George Bernard Shaw
The Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas, père
Mansfield Park Jane Austen
The Mayor of Casterbridge Thomas Hardy
Metamorphoses Ovid
The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka
Middlemarch George Eliot
Moby-Dick Herman Melville
Moll Flanders Daniel Defoe
The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
My Antonia Willa Cather
My Bondage and My Freedom Frederick Douglass
Nana Émile Zola
Narrative of Sojourner Truth Sojourner Truth
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave Frederick Douglass
Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens
Night and Day Virginia Woolf
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen
Nostromo Joseph Conrad
Notes from Underground, Fyodor Dostoevsky
Odyssey Homer
Of Human Bondage W. Somerset Maugham
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens
O Pioneers! Willa Cather
The Origin of Species Charles Darwin
Paradise Lost John Milton
The Paradiso Dante Alighieri
Pere Goriot Honore de Balzac
Peter Pan J. M. Barrie
Persuasion Jane Austen
The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
The Pilgrim's Progress John Bunyan

Poetics Aristotle
The Portrait of a Lady Henry James
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
Dubliners James Joyce
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
The Prince Niccolò Machiavelli
The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain
Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins Mark Twain
Purgatorio Dante Alighieri
Pygmalion George Bernard Shaw
The Red and the Black Stendhal
The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane
Republic Plato
The Return of the Native Thomas Hardy
The Rise of Silas Lapham William Dean Howells
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
A Room with a View E. M. Forster
Sailing Alone Around the World Joshua Slocum
Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Pimpernel Baroness Orczy

The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen
Sentimental Education Gustave Flaubert
Siddhartha Hermann Hesse
Silas Marner George Eliot
Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
Sons and Lovers D. H. Lawrence
The Souls of Black Folk W. E. B. Du Bois
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson
The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner
Swann's Way Marcel Proust
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Tao Te Ching Lao Tzu
Tarzan of the Apes Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tess of the d'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy
This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald
Three Lives Gertrude Stein
The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas
Antigone Sophocles
Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche
The Time Machine H. G. Wells
Tom Jones Henry Fielding
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
The Turn of the Screw Henry James
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne

Two Years Before the Mast Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Utopia Thomas More
Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackeray

The Varieties of Religious Experience William James
Villette Charlotte Brontë
The Virginian Owen Wister
The Voyage Out Virginia Woolf
Walden and Civil Disobedience Henry David Thoreau
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
The Waste Land and Other Poems T. S. Eliot
The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope
The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
The Wings of the Dove Henry James
Wives and Daughters Elizabeth Gaskell

Women in Love D. H. Lawrence
The Woman in White Wilkie Collins
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum
Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte


(for me it was interesting what I didn't recognize, like so much by D.H. Lawrence. I have read exerpts of most of the books I've recognized, some enough to know I never ever think I really want to read them. The list, to me, seems to be weak on medieval and Greco-Roman classics, and some other areas as well
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