Monday, June 9, 2014

28 Books You Must Read

I was interested to see this booklist from Bookworld - 28 Books You Must Read to Call Yourself Well Read - especially as I have read and generally enjoyed about half of them. The list includes children's books and books for teenagers as well as for adults. There is also a mixture of older titles as well as newer ones plus some non-fiction. Some more books to look out for when I have some spare time.
  1. Charlotte's Web by E B White
  2. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  3.  The BFG by Roald Dahl
  4. Harry Potter by JK Rowling
  5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon
  6. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  7. Tomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden
  8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  9. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
  10. Cloustreet by Tim Winton
  11. Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantell
  12. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John Le Carre
  13. Follow the Rabbit Proof Fence by Doris Garimara Pilkington
  14. Neuromancer by William Gibson
  15. The Wind Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  16. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
  17. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  18. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  19. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  20. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  21. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  22. Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared M Diamond
  23. A Fortunate Life by A B Facey
  24. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
  25. Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela
  26. The Brian That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge
  27. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  28. Gallipoli by L A Carlyon

No comments: