Oh look, another reading list!

I came across "100 Must-Read Books: The Essential Man's Library" and I thought it looked like a good list of books, so I am going to attempt to clear this list too. I just hope that the world doesn't end or the shift in consciousness or whatever the Mayans predicted for 2012 ends up being a load of hog-wash so I can finish my task!

  1. The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. The Prince Niccolo Machiavelli (Done that one already: http://gavinsbooklog.blogspot.com/2009/01/prince.html)
  3. Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
  4. 1984 George Orwell
  5. The Republic Plato
  6. Brothers Karamazof Fyodor Dostoevsky
  7. The Catcher In The Rye J.D. Salinger
  8. The Wealth Of Nations Adam Smith
  9. For Whom The Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway
  10. The Picture Of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde (Got that one done already too: http://gavinsbooklog.blogspot.com/2008/08/picture-of-dorian-gray.html)
  11. The Grapes Of Wrath John Steinbeck
  12. Brave New World Aldous Huxley
  13. How To Win Friends And Influence People Dale Carnegie
  14. Call Of The Wild Jack London
  15. The Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt Edmund Morris
  16. Swiss Family Robinson Johan David Wyss
  17. Dharma Bums Jack Kerouac
  18. The Illiad & Odyssey Homer
  19. Catch-22 Joseph Heller
  20. Walden Henry David Thoreau
  21. Lord Of The Flies William Golding
  22. The Master And Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov
  23. Bluebeard Kurt Vonnegut
  24. Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand
  25. The Metamorphis Franz Kafka (I did actually read this in February, but thought it didn't really count as a book as it was a bit short and I read it on my iPhone. Maybe I will read it again come 2013 or so...)
  26. Another Roadside Attraction Tom Robbins
  27. White Noise Don Delillo
  28. Ulysses James Joyce
  29. The Young Man's Guide William Alcott
  30. Blood Meridan, Or The Evening Redness In The West Cormack McCarthy
  31. Seek: Reports From The Edges Of America And Beyond Denis Johnson
  32. Crime And Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky
  33. Steppenwolf Herman Hesse
  34. The Book Of Deeds Of Arms And Chivalry Christine Di Pizan
  35. The Art Of Warfare Sun Tzu
  36. Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes
  37. Into The Wild Jon Krakauer
  38. The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri
  39. The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien
  40. The Rough Riders Theodore Roosevelt
  41. East Of Eden John Steinbeck
  42. Leviathan Thomas Hobbes
  43. The Thin Red Line James Jones
  44. Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
  45. The Politics Aristotle
  46. First Edition of The Boy Scout Handbook (Hmm that may prove difficult to hunt down)
  47. Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand
  48. Tropic Of Cancer Henry Miller
  49. The Crisis Winston Churchill
  50. The Naked And The Dead Norman Mailer
  51. Hatchet Gary Paulsen
  52. Animal Farm George Orwell
  53. Tarzan Of The Apes Edgar Rice Burroughs
  54. Beyond Good And Evil Freidrich Nietzsche
  55. The Federalist Papers Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
  56. Moby Dick Herman Melville
  57. Essential Manner For Men Peter Post
  58. Frankenstein Mary Shelley
  59. Hamlet William Shakespeare
  60. The Boys Of Summer Roger Kahn
  61. A Seperate Peace John Knowles
  62. A Farewell To Arms Ernest Hemingway
  63. The Stranger Albert Camus
  64. Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
  65. The Pearl John Steinbeck
  66. On The Road Jack Kerouac
  67. Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
  68. Confederacy Of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
  69. Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco
  70. The Great Railway Bazaar Paul Theroux
  71. Fear And Trembing Soren Kierkegaard
  72. Undaunted Courage Stephen Ambrose
  73. Paradise Lost John Milton
  74. Cannery Row John Steinbeck
  75. American Boys' Handy Book (This one I may omit)
  76. Into Thin Air John Krakauer
  77. King Solomon's Mines H. Rider Haggard
  78. The Idiot Fyodor Dostoevsky
  79. A River Runs Through It Norman F. Maclean
  80. The Island Of Dr Moreau H.G. Wells
  81. Malcolm X: The Autobiography
  82. Theodore Rex Edmund Morris
  83. The Count Of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas
  84. All Quiet On The Western Front Erich Maria Remarq
  85. The Red Badge Of Courage Stephen Crane
  86. Lives Of The Noble Greeks And Romans Plutarch
  87. The Strenous Life Theodore Roosevelt
  88. The Bible
  89. Lonesome Dove Larry McMurtry
  90. The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett
  91. The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler
  92. To Kill A Mockinbird Harper Lee
  93. The Dangerous Book For Boys Conn & Hal Iggulden
  94. The Killer Angels Michael Shaara
  95. The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin
  96. The Histories Herodotus
  97. From Here To Eternity James Jones
  98. The Frontier In American History Frederick Jackson Turner
  99. Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance Robert Pirsig
  100. Self Reliance Ralph Waldo Emerson
But wait! There's more. The top 50 non-fiction adventure books and the top 50 fiction adventure books will also be targets of mine...


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