The Classics Club

I joined The Classics Club and I’ve chosen 60 titles to read by December 31st, 2019. I will update this list as I read and review the books.

Published pre-20th Century

1. Austen, Jane – Emma
2. Austen, Jane – Mansfield Park
3. Austen, Jane – Northanger Abbey
4. Austen, Jane – Lady Susan
5. Austen, Jane – Persuasion
6. Austen, Jane – Pride & Prejudice
7. Austen, Jane – Sense & Sensibility
8. Bronte, Emily – Wuthering Heights
9. Bronte, Charlotte – Jane Eyre
10. Dickens, Charles – David Copperfield
11. Dickens, Charles – Oliver Twist*
12. Dumas, Alexandre – The Count of Monte Cristo*
13. Eliot, George – Middlemarch

14. Flaubert, Gustave – Madame Bovary^
15. Melville, Herman – Bartleby, the Scrivener^
16. Melville, Herman – Moby Dick; or, the Whale^
17. Shelley, Mary – Frankenstein^
18. Stevenson, Robert Lewis – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde^
19. Stoker, Bram – Dracula
20. Thackeray, William Makepeace – Vanity Fair^
21. Tolstoy, Leo – Anna Karenina^
22. Wells, H. G. – The Time Machine^
23. Wells, H. G. – The War of the Worlds^
24. Wilde, Oscar – The Picture of Dorian Gray^

Published post-20th Century

25. Atwood, Margaret – The Handmaid’s Tale
26. Bradbury, Ray – Fahrenheit 451
27. Burgess, Anthony – A Clockwork Orange*
28. Capote, Truman – In Cold Blood
29. Fitzgerald, F. Scott – The Great Gatsby^
30. Foer, Jonathan Safran – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
31. Golding, William – Lord of the Flies*
32. Heller, Joseph – Catch-22
33. Irving, John – A Prayer for Owen Meany
34. Kerouac, Jack – On the Road
35. King, Stephen – The Stand
36. Marquez, Gabriel Garcia – Love in the time of Cholera
37. McCourt, Frank – Angela’s Ashes
38. Orwell, George – 1984
39. Plath, Sylvia – The Bell Jar
40. Steinbeck, John – Of Mice and Men
41. Tan, Amy – The Joy Luck Club
42. Thompson, Hunter – Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
43. Williams, Tennessee – A Streetcar Named Desire
44. Woolf, Virginia – Mrs. Dalloway
45. Yates, Richard – Revolutionary Road

Children’s

46. Alcott, Louisa May – Little Women*
47. Barrie, J. M. – Peter Pan
48. Baum, Frank – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
49. Burnett, Frances Hodgson – The Little Princess
50. Burnett, Frances Hodgson – The Secret Garden*
51. Carroll, Lewis – The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland
52. Carroll, Lewis – Through the Looking Glass
53. Coolidge, Susan – What Katy Did*
54. Grahame, Kenneth – Wind in the Willows*
55. Green, Roger Lancelyn – The Adventures of Robin Hood
56. Kipling, Rudyard – The Jungle Book
57. Nesbit, E – The Railway Children*
58. Sewell, Anna – Black Beauty*
59. Spyri, Johanna – Heidi*
60. Twain, Mark – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

*denotes re-read

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