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20:32:00, October 2nd, 2007
 
 
John Henry Holliday, DDS
Book meme! (from winterlion)
These are the top 106 books most often marked as "unread" by LibraryThing's users. As usual, bold what you have read, italicise what you started but couldn't finish, and strike through what you couldn't stand. The numbers after each one are the number of LT users who used the tag of that book.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (149)
Anna Karenina (132)
Crime and Punishment (121)
Catch-22 (117)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (115)
Wuthering Heights (110) soppy
The Silmarillion (104)
Life of Pi: a novel (94)
The Name of the Rose (91)
Don Quixote (91)
Moby Dick (86)
Ulysses (84)
Madame Bovary (83)
The Odyssey (83)
Pride and Prejudice (83) soppy
Jane Eyre (80) soppy
A Tale of Two Cities (80)
The Brothers Karamazov (80)
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies (79)
War and Peace (78)
Vanity Fair (74)
The Time Traveler's Wife (73)
The Iliad (73)
Emma (73)
The Blind Assassin (73)
The Kite Runner (71)
Mrs. Dalloway (70)
Great Expectations (70)
American Gods (68)
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (67)
Atlas Shrugged (67)
Reading Lolita in Tehran : A Memoir in Books (66)
Memoirs of a Geisha (66)
Middlesex (66)
Quicksilver (66)
Wicked : The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (65)
The Canterbury Tales (64)
The Historian : A Novel (63)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (63)
Love in the Time of Cholera (62)
Brave New World (61) dogmatic
The Fountainhead (61)
Foucault's Pendulum (61)
Middlemarch (61)
Frankenstein (59)
The Count of Monte Cristo (59)
Dracula (59)
A Clockwork Orange (59)
Anansi boys (58)
The Once and Future King (57)
The Grapes of Wrath (57)
The Poisonwood Bible : A Novel (57)
1984 (57) dogmatic
Angels & Demons (56)
The inferno (56)
The Satanic Verses (55)
Sense and sensibility (55)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (55)
Mansfield Park (55)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (54) creepy
To the Lighthouse (54) boring
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (54) soppy
Oliver Twist (54)
Gulliver's Travels (53)
Les Misérables (53)
The Corrections (53)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (52)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (52)
Dune (51)
The Prince (51)
The Sound and the Fury (51)
Angela's Ashes : A Memoir (51)
The God of Small Things (51)
A People's History of the United States : 1492-Present (51) dogmatic
Cryptonomicon (50)
Neverwhere (50)
A Confederacy of Dunces (50) intolerable characters
A Short History of Nearly Everything (50)
Dubliners (50)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (49)
Beloved (49)
Slaughterhouse-Five (49)
The Scarlet Letter (48)
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation (48)
The Mists of Avalon (47) dogmatic
Oryx and Crake : a novel (47)
Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (47)
Cloud Atlas (47)
The Confusion (46)
Lolita (46)
Persuasion (46)
Northanger Abbey (46)
The Catcher in the Rye (46)
On the Road (46)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (45)
Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (45)
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : An Inquiry into Values (45)
The Aeneid (45)
Watership Down (44) ebil bunnies. enough said.
Gravity's Rainbow (44)
The Hobbit (44)
In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences (44)
White teeth (44)
Treasure Island (44)
David Copperfield (44)
The Three Musketeers (44)
 
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 winterlion
 
17:21:59, October 4th, 2007 (UTC)
 
 
Brave New World dogmatic? *hmm* yes I suppose it is. It's definitely not got much for characterization for instance. (and definitely agree re: Mists of Avalon)

*laugh* about the soppy ones. They really are.

Are there any there you particularly liked?
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 john_h_holliday
 
0:44:08, October 5th, 2007 (UTC)
 
 
John Henry Holliday, DDS
These are not my very favourite books, but I surely like and can recommend any of the below.

Crime and Punishment
The Silmarillion
The Name of the Rose
Moby Dick
The Brothers Karamazov
American Gods
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Foucault's Pendulum
Cryptonomicon
Neverwhere
Dubliners
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
 
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