1001 Books


Well, in fact with all the editions of the book it's 1305 books there now :) I have a full list here.

On this page I'll list the books I've read from the list and link up reviews when applicable.

The books I've read so far:
  1. Aesop's Fables - Aesop (c.4th BC)
  2. The Golden Ass - Apuleius (c.260)
  3. The Thousand And One Nights - Anonymous (c.850)
  4. The Tale Of The Bamboo Cutter - Anonymous (c.900)
  5. The Tale Of Genji - Murasaki Shikibu (c.1000)
  6. Don Quixote - Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra (1605-15)
  7. The Pilgrim's Progress - John Bunyan (1678-84)
  8. Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe (1719)
  9. Candide - Voltaire (1759)
  10. The Castle Of Otranto - Horace Walpole (1765)
  11. The Sorrows Of Young Werther - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1774)
  12. Dangerous Liaisons - Pierre Choderlos De Laclos (1782)
  13. The Mysteries Of Udolpho - Ann Radcliffe (1794)
  14. Sense And Sensibility - Jane Austen (1811)
  15. Pride And Prejudice - Jane Austen (1813)
  16. Mansfield Park - Jane Austen (1814)
  17. Persuasion - Jane Austen (1818)
  18. Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen (1818)
  19. Frankenstein - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1818)
  20. The Life And Opinions Of The Tomcat Murr - E T A Hoffmann (1820)
  21. Ivanhoe - Sir Walter Scott (1820)
  22. The Red And The Black - Stendhal (1831)
  23. The Hunchback Of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo (1831)
  24. Eugene Onegin - Alexander Pushkin (1833)
  25. Eugenie Grandet - Honore De Balzac (1834)
  26. Le Pere Goriot - Honore De Balzac (1834-5)
  27. The Nose - Nikolay Gogol (1836)
  28. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens (1838)
  29. The Fall Of The House of Usher - Edgar Allan Poe (1839)
  30. The Charterhouse Of Parma - Stendhal (1839)
  31. A Hero Of Our Time - Mikhail Lermontov (1840)
  32. Dead Souls - Nikolay Gogol (1842)
  33. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens (1843)
  34. The Pit And The Pendulum - Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
  35. The Purloined Letter - Edgar Allan Poe (1844)
  36. The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas (1844)
  37. The Count Of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas (1845-6)
  38. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray (1847)
  39. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte (1847)
  40. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte (1847)
  41. Moby Dick - Herman Melville (1851)
  42. Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)
  43. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert (1857)
  44. Oblomovka - Ivan Goncharov (1859)
  45. A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens (1859)
  46. The Woman In White - Wilkie Collins (1860)
  47. On The Eve - Ivan Turgenev (1860)
  48. Fathers And Sons - Ivan Turgenev (1862)
  49. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (1865)
  50. Little Women - Louisa May Alcott (1868)
  51. The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins (1868)
  52. The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoevsky (1868-9)
  53. War And Peace - Leo Tolstoy (1869)
  54. Through The Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll (1871)
  55. Spring Torrents - Ivan Turgenev (1872)
  56. The Enchanted Wanderer - Nicolai Leskov (1873)
  57. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy (1877)
  58. Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson (1883)
  59. Bel-Ami - Guy De Maupassant (1885)
  60. The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (1885)
  61. Germinal - Emile Zola (1885)
  62. Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson (1886)
  63. The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson (1886)
  64. The Master Of Ballantrae - Robert Louis Stevenson (1889)
  65. The Picture Of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde (1891)
  66. The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1892)
  67. The Time Machine - H G Wells (1895)
  68. The Island Of Dr Moreau - H G Wells (1896)
  69. Dracula - Bram Stoker (1897)
  70. The Invisible Man - H G Wells (1897)
  71. The War Of The Worlds - H G Wells (1898)
  72. The Hound Of The Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
  73. Call Of The Wild - Jack London (1903)
  74. The Forsythe Saga - John Galsworthy (1906)
  75. Death In Venice - Thomas Mann (1912)
  76. Crome Yellow - Aldous Huxley (1921)
  77. We - Yevgeny Zamiatin (1924)
  78. The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
  79. Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf (1925)
  80. The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie (1926)
  81. To The Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf (1927)
  82. Decline And Fall - Evelyn Waugh (1928)
  83. Lady Chatterley's Lover - D H Lawrence (1928)
  84. All Quiet On The Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque (1929)
  85. A Farewell To Arms - Ernest Hemingway (1929)
  86. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley (1932)
  87. Tender Is The Night - F Scott Fitzgerald (1934)
  88. Tropic Of Cancer - Henry Miller (1934)
  89. At The Mountains Of Madness - H P Lovecraft (1936)
  90. Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell (1936)
  91. The Hobbit - J R R Tolkein (1937)
  92. Chess Story (The Royal Game) - Stefan Zweig (1942)
  93. The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1943)
  94. Ficciones - Jorge Luis Borges (1944)
  95. Pippi Longstocking - Astrid Lindgren (1944)
  96. Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh (1945)
  97. Titus Groan - Mervyn Peake (1946)
  98. Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell (1949)
  99. I, Robot - Isaac Asimov (1950)
  100. The Catcher In The Rye - J D Salinger (1951)
  101. Foundation - Isaac Asimov (1951)
  102. The Old Man And The Sea - Ernest Hemingway (1952)
  103. Lord Of The Flies - William Golding (1954)
  104. The Lord Of The Rings - J R R Tolkein (1954-56)
  105. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov (1955)
  106. Justine - Lawrence Durrell (1957)
  107. Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak (1957)
  108. On The Road - Jack Kerouac (1957)
  109. Homo Faber - Max Frisch (1957)
  110. The Once And Future King - T H White (1958)
  111. To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee (1960)
  112. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess (1962)
  113. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest - Ken Kesey (1962)
  114. One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich - Aleksandr Solzheitsyn (1963)
  115. Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut (1963)
  116. The Magus - John Fowles (1966)
  117. The Master And Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov (1967)
  118. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? - Philip K Dick (1968)
  119. 2001: A Space Odyssey - Arthur C Clarke (1968)
  120. Cancer Ward - Aleksandr Solzheitsyn (1968)
  121. Moscow Stations - Venedikt Yerofeev (1969)
  122. The French Lieutenant's Woman - John Fowles (1969)
  123. Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr (1969)
  124. The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams (1979)
  125. If On A Winter's Night A Traveller - Italo Calvino (1979)
  126. The Name Of The Rose - Umberto Eco (1980)
  127. The Colour Purple - Alice Walker (1982)
  128. Perfume - Patrick Suskind (1985)
  129. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood (1985)
  130. Beloved - Toni Morrison (1987)
  131. Amsterdam - Ian McEwan (1998)
  132. Disgrace - J M Coetzee (1999)
  133. Choke - Chuck Palahniuk (2001)
  134. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time - Mark Haddon (2003)
  135. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell (2004)
  136. The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides (2011)

The books I tried but did not finish for various reasons:
  1. Romance Of The Three Kingdoms - Luo Guanzhong (c.1300)
  2. The 120 Days Of Sodom - Marquis de Sade (1785)
  3. Last Of The Mohicans - James Fenimore Cooper (1826)
  4. Crime And Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky (1866)
  5. A Prayer For Owen Meany - John Irving (1989)

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