An Unread Book Meme

I feel like I’m fairly well-read. I’ve got a pretty long ‘to read’ list, but books get knocked off every so often.

These are the top 106 books most often marked as “unread” by LibraryThing’s users. As usual, bold what you have read, italicise what you started but couldn’t finish, and strike through what you couldn’t stand. Add an asterisk to those you’ve read more than once. Underline those on your to-read list.

A Clockwork Orange
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A People’s History of the United States: 1492-present
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Tale of Two Cities
American Gods*
Anansi Boys
Angela’s Ashes: a memoir
Angels & Demons
Anna Karenina
_Atlas Shrugged_
_Brave New World_
Cloud Atlas
_Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed_
Crime and Punishment
David Copperfield
Don Quixote

Eats, Shoots & Leaves
_Foucault’s Pendulum_
_Freakonomics: a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything_
_Gravity’s Rainbow_
Great Expectations
Gulliver’s Travels
_Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies_
In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
Jane Eyre
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Les Misérables
Life of Pi: a novel
Love in the Time of Cholera
_Madame Bovary_
Mansfield Park
Memoirs of a Geisha
Moby Dick
Mrs. Dalloway
Northanger Abbey
Oliver Twist
On the Road
One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Oryx and Crake: a novel
Pride and Prejudice
_Reading Lolita in Tehran: a memoir in books_
Sense and Sensibility
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
The Aeneid
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Blind Assassin
The Brothers Karamazov
The Canterbury Tales
The Catcher in the Rye
The Confusion
The Corrections
The Count of Monte Cristo*
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
The Fountainhead*
The God of Small Things
The Grapes of Wrath
The Historian: a novel
The Hobbit
The Hunchback of Notre Dame*
The Iliad*
The Inferno
The Kite Runner
The Mists of Avalon
The Name of the Rose
The Odyssey*
The Once and Future King*
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Poisonwood Bible: a novel
The Prince
The Satanic Verses
The Scarlet Letter
The Sound and the Fury
The Three Musketeers*
The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
To the Lighthouse
Treasure Island*
Vanity Fair
War and Peace
Watership Down
Wicked: the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
Wuthering Heights
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: an Inquiry into Values

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