How Well-Read Are You?

Bookworm much?

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  1. 1. Which of these have you read?

    Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
    In Memorium to Identity by Kathy Acker
    The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
    The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
    Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
    Fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen
    Winesberg Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
    The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
    Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
    Crash by J. G. Ballard
    Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac
    Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable, (A trilogy) by Samuel Beckett
    The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
    Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
    The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
    Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
    The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen
    Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
    A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
    Possession by A.S. Byatt
    The Stranger by Albert Camus
    Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
    Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
    The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
    The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
    Stories by Anton Chekhov
    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
    Jacques the Fatalist by Denis Diderot
    Play It as It Lays by Joan Didion
    Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin
    Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    The Man in the High Castle by Phillip K. Dick
    Middlemarch by George Eliot
    American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
    Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
    Medea by Euripides
    Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
    The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
    Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
    A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
    The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles
    The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
    American Gods by Neil Gaiman
    Gypsy Ballads by Federico García Lorca
    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
    Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
    Cyberspace Trilogy by William Gibson
    Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
    Lord of the Flies by William Golding
    The Tin Drum by Günter Grass
    I, Claudius by Robert Graves
    The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
    The Devil to Pay in the Backland by João Guimarães Rosa
    Hunger by Knut Hamsun
    Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
    Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
    The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
    Iliad by Homer
    Odyssey by Homer
    A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen
    Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
    The Berlin Stories: The Last of Mr Norris/Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood
    Ulysses by James Joyce
    Dubliners by James Joyce
    Stories by Franz Kafka
    The Trial by Franz Kafka
    Shakuntala by Kālidāsa
    The Sound of the Mountain by Yasunari Kawabata
    Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
    On the Road by Jack Kerouac
    Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence
    Independent People by Halldór Laxness
    The Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le Carré
    The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
    Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
    A Madman’s Diary by Lu Xun
    Atonement by Ian McEwan
    Children of Gebelawi by Naguib Mahfouz
    The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
    Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
    The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
    Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
    Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
    Essays by Michel de Montaigne
    History by Elsa Morante
    Beloved by Toni Morrison
    Under the Net by Iris Murdoch
    The Man Without Qualities by Robert Musil
    The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
    Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
    A House for Mr Biswas by V.S. Naipaul
    Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston
    The Aubrey-Maturin Series by Patrick O’Brien
    At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien
    Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor
    Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
    Animal Farm by George Orwell
    Metamorphoses by Ovid
    The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
    Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
    A Dance to the Music of Time: 1st Movement by Anthony Powell
    In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
    Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
    The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel by François Rabelais
    Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
    Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling
    Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo
    Masnavi by Rumi
    Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
    Bostan by Saadi
    Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih
    The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
    Blindness by José Saramago
    Hamlet by William Shakespeare
    King Lear by William Shakespeare
    Othello by William Shakespeare
    Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    White Teeth by Zadie Smith
    Oedipus the King by Sophocles
    The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
    The Red and the Black by Stendhal
    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
    Dracula by Bram Stoker
    Confessions of Zeno by Italo Svevo
    Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
    Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien
    War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
    Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
    Epic of Gilgamesh by Unknown
    Book of Job by Unknown
    One Thousand and One Nights by Unknown
    Njál’s Saga by Unknown
    Rabbit, Run by John Updike
    Ramayana by Valmiki
    Aeneid by Virgil
    Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr
    Mahabharata by Vyasa
    Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
    The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
    Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
    Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
    To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
    Native Son by Richard Wright
    Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
    Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar

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