22 Books You Pretend You've Read But Actually Haven't

    Most people lie and say they've read these classic books to seem smarter, according to a survey in The Guardian. Chances are, you're one of those people too.

    1. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

    2. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

    3. The Bible

    4. Moby Dick by Herman Melville

    5. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

    6. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

    7. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

    8. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

    9. 1984 by George Orwell

    10. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    11. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

    12. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

    13. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

    14. The Odyssey by Homer

    15. Ulysses by James Joyce

    16. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    17. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

    18. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

    19. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

    20. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

    21. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    22. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Correction: This article original stated that Madame Bovary is set in Russia, but it actually takes place in France.