Monday, December 1, 2008

List-O-Phile Monday

Continuing the 1,001 Books list…here are the fourth 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
The third 100 of the 1900s

  1. Tent of Miracles – Jorge Amado
  2. Pricksongs and Descants – Robert Coover
  3. Blind Man With a Pistol – Chester Hines
  4. Slaughterhouse-five – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  5. The French Lieutenant’s Woman – John Fowles
  6. The Green Man – Kingsley Amis
  7. Portnoy’s Complaint – Philip Roth
  8. The Godfather – Mario Puzo
  9. Ada – Vladimir Nabokov
  10. Them – Joyce Carol Oates
  11. A Void/Avoid – Georges Perec
  12. Eva Trout – Elizabeth Bowen
  13. Myra Breckinridge – Gore Vidal
  14. The Nice and the Good – Iris Murdoch
  15. Belle du Seigneur – Albert Cohen
  16. Cancer Ward – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
  17. The First Circle – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
  18. 2001: A Space Odyssey – Arthur C. Clarke
  19. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
  20. Dark as the Grave Wherein My Friend is Laid – Malcolm Lowry
  21. The German Lesson – Siegfried Lenz
  22. In Watermelon Sugar – Richard Brautigan
  23. A Kestrel for a Knave – Barry Hines
  24. The Quest for Christa T. – Christa Wolf
  25. Chocky – John Wyndham
  26. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test – Tom Wolfe
  27. The Cubs and Other Stories – Mario Vargas Llosa
  28. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez
  29. The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
  30. Pilgrimage – Dorothy Richardson
  31. The Joke – Milan Kundera
  32. No Laughing Matter – Angus Wilson
  33. The Third Policeman – Flann O’Brien
  34. A Man Asleep – Georges Perec
  35. The Birds Fall Down – Rebecca West
  36. Trawl – B.S. Johnson
  37. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
  38. The Magus – John Fowles
  39. The Vice-Consul – Marguerite Duras
  40. Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys
  41. Giles Goat-Boy – John Barth
  42. The Crying of Lot 49 – Thomas Pynchon
  43. Things – Georges Perec
  44. The River Between – Ngugi wa Thiong’o
  45. August is a Wicked Month – Edna O’Brien
  46. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater – Kurt Vonnegut
  47. Everything That Rises Must Converge – Flannery O’Connor
  48. The Passion According to G.H. – Clarice Lispector
  49. Sometimes a Great Notion – Ken Kesey
  50. Come Back, Dr. Caligari – Donald Bartholme
  51. Albert Angelo – B.S. Johnson
  52. Arrow of God – Chinua Achebe
  53. The Ravishing of Lol V. Stein – Marguerite Duras
  54. Herzog – Saul Bellow
  55. V. – Thomas Pynchon
  56. Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut
  57. The Graduate – Charles Webb
  58. Manon des Sources – Marcel Pagnol
  59. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – John Le Carré
  60. The Girls of Slender Means – Muriel Spark
  61. Inside Mr. Enderby – Anthony Burgess
  62. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
  63. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
  64. The Collector – John Fowles
  65. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey
  66. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
  67. Pale Fire – Vladimir Nabokov
  68. The Drowned World – J.G. Ballard
  69. The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing
  70. Labyrinths – Jorg Luis Borges
  71. Girl With Green Eyes – Edna O’Brien
  72. The Garden of the Finzi-Continis – Giorgio Bassani
  73. Stranger in a Strange Land – Robert Heinlein
  74. Franny and Zooey – J.D. Salinger
  75. A Severed Head – Iris Murdoch
  76. Faces in the Water – Janet Frame
  77. Solaris – Stanislaw Lem
  78. Cat and Mouse – Günter Grass
  79. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark
  80. Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
  81. The Violent Bear it Away – Flannery O’Connor
  82. How It Is – Samuel Beckett
  83. Our Ancestors – Italo Calvino
  84. The Country Girls – Edna O’Brien
  85. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  86. Rabbit, Run – John Updike
  87. Promise at Dawn – Romain Gary
  88. Cider With Rosie – Laurie Lee
  89. Billy Liar – Keith Waterhouse
  90. Naked Lunch – William Burroughs
  91. The Tin Drum – Günter Grass
  92. Absolute Beginners – Colin MacInnes
  93. Henderson the Rain King – Saul Bellow
  94. Memento Mori – Muriel Spark
  95. Billiards at Half-Past Nine – Heinrich Böll
  96. Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
  97. The Leopard – Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
  98. Pluck the Bud and Destroy the Offspring – Kenzaburo Oe
  99. A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
  100. The Bitter Glass – Eilís Dillon

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