Monday, November 24, 2008

List-o-Phile Monday

Continuing the 1,001 Books list…here are the third group of 100 from the 1900s (reverse chronological order). NOTE: on these posts, red (or a link) indicates that I've read it)

The 2000s
The first 100 of the 1900s
The second 100 of the 1900s
  1. A Boy’s Own Story – Edmund White
  2. The Color Purple – Alice Walker
  3. Wittgenstein’s Nephew – Thomas Bernhard
  4. A Pale View of the Hills – Kazuo Ishiguro
  5. Schindler’s List – Thomas Keneally
  6. The House of Spirits – Isabel Allende
  7. The Newton Letter – John Banville
  8. On the Black Hill – Bruce Chatwin
  9. Concrete – Thomas Bernhard
  10. The Names – Don Delillo
  11. Rabbit is Rich – John Updike
  12. Lanark: A Life in Fourt Books – Alasdair Gray
  13. The Comfort of Stragners – Ian McEwan
  14. July’s People – Nadine Gordimer
  15. Summer in Baden-Baden – Leonid Tsypkin
  16. Broken April – Ismail Kadare
  17. Waiting for the Barbarians – Salman Rushide
  18. Rites of Passage – William Golding
  19. Rituals – Cees Nooteboom
  20. Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
  21. City Primeval – Elmore Leonard
  22. The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco
  23. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting – Milan Kundera
  24. Smiley’s People – John Le Carre
  25. Shikasta – Doris Lessing
  26. A Bend in the River - V.S. Naipaul
  27. Burger’s Duaghter – Nadine Gordimer
  28. The Safety Net – Heinrich Boll
  29. If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler – Heinrich Boll
  30. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  31. The Cement Garden – Ian McEwan
  32. The World According to Garp – John Irving
  33. Life: A User’s Manual – Georges Perec
  34. The Sea, the Sea – Iris Murdoch
  35. The Singapore Grip – J.G. Farrell
  36. Yes – Thomas Bernhard
  37. The Virgin in the Garden – A.S. Byatt
  38. In the Heart of the Country – J.M. Coetzee
  39. The Passion of the New Eve – Angela Carter
  40. Delta of Venus – Anais Nin
  41. The Shining – Stephen King
  42. Dispatches – Michael Herr
  43. Petals of Blood – Ngugi Wa Thiong’o
  44. Song of Solomon – Toni Morrison
  45. The Hour of the Star – Clarice Lispector
  46. The Left-Handed Woman – Peter Handke
  47. Ratner’s Star – Don Delillo
  48. The Public Burning – Robert Coover
  49. Interview with the Vampire – Anne Rice
  50. Cutter and Bone – Newton Thronburg
  51. Amateurs - Donald Barthelme
  52. Patterns of Childhood – Christa Wolf
  53. Autumn of the Patriarch – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  54. W, or the Memory of Childhood – Georges Perec
  55. A Dance to the Music of Time – Anthony Powell
  56. Grimus – Salman Rushdie
  57. The Dead Father - Donald Barthelme
  58. Fatelessness – Imre Kertesz
  59. Willard and His Bowling Trophies – Richard Brautigan
  60. High Rise – J.G. Ballard
  61. Humboldt’s Gift – Saul Bellow
  62. Dead Babies – Martin Amis
  63. Correction – Thomas Bernhard
  64. Ragtime – E.L. Doctorow
  65. The Fan Man – William Kotzwinkle
  66. Dusklands – J.M. Coetzee
  67. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum – Heinrich Boll
  68. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Le Carre
  69. Breakfast of Champions – Kurt Vonnegut
  70. Fear of Flying – Erica Jong
  71. A Question of Power – Bessie Head
  72. The Siege of Krishnapur – J.G. Farrell
  73. The Castle of Crossed Destinies – Italo Calvino
  74. Crash – J.G. Ballard
  75. The Honorary Council – Graham Greene
  76. Gravity’s Rainbow – Thomas Pynchon
  77. The Black Prince – Iris Murdoch
  78. Sula – Toni Morrison
  79. Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino
  80. The Breast – Philip Roth
  81. The Summer Book – Tove Jansson
  82. G – John Berger
  83. Surfacing – Margaret Atwood
  84. House Mother Normal – B.S.Johnson
  85. In A Free State – V.S. Naipaul
  86. The Book of Daniel – E. L. Doctorow
  87. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson
  88. Group Portrait with Lady – Heinrich Boll
  89. The Wild Boys – William Burroughs
  90. Rabbit Redux – John Updike
  91. The Sea of Fertility – Yukio Mishima
  92. The Driver’s Seat – Muriel Spark
  93. The Ogre – Michael Tournier
  94. The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
  95. Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick – Peter Handke
  96. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
  97. Mercier et Camier - Samuel Beckett
  98. Troubles – J.G. Farrell
  99. Jarestage – Uwe Johnson
  100. The Atrocity Exhibition - J.G. Ballard

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