Category: Challenge – 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Challenge: 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Challenge: 100 Books Everyone Should Read

The BBC recently published the list 100 books to read in a lifetime and I got the shockingly low score of eighteen; I have, therefore, challenged myself to read every book on the list. How many have you read? Challenge so far 18/100 (started 11/02/2014) 1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen (read 2003) 2. The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien (read 2003) 3. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte (read 2002) 4. Harry Potter series – JK Rowling (read 1999-2007) 5. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee 6. The Bible (read at School) 7. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte 8. Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell 9. His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman (read 2000) 10. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens 11. Little Women – Louisa M Alcott 12. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy 13. Catch 22 – Joseph Heller 14. Complete Works of Shakespeare 15. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier 16. The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien (read 2003) 17. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk 18. Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger 19. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger 20. Middlemarch – George Eliot 21. Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell 22. The Great Gatsby […]