Rory Gilmore Challenge

I came across a forum on a TV show Gilmore Girls and that she read a lot of books throughout the series.  It seems that book lovers everywhere is interested to doing this perpetual challenge.  That being said, I would like to try it myself.

Here goes in alphabetical order – (I’m interested to read those that I highlighted)

  1. 1984 by George Orwell 
  2. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 
  3. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon 
  5. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser 
  6. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt 
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy 
  8. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank 
  9. Archidamian War by Donald Kagan 
  10. The Art of Fiction by Henry James 
  11. The Art of War by Sun Tzu 
  12. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner 
  13. Atonement by Ian McEwan 
  14. Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy 
  15. The Awakening by Kate Chopin 
  16. Babe by Dick King-Smith 
  17. Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi 
  18. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie 
  19. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  20. Beloved by Toni Morrison 
  21. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney 
  22. The Bhagava Gita The Bielski Brothers: 
  23. The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews by Peter Duffy 
  24. Bitch in Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel 
  25. A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays by Mary McCarthy 
  26. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Brick Lane by Monica Ali 
  27. Bridgadoon by Alan Jay Lerner 
  28. Candide by Voltaire 
  29. The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer 
  30. Carrie by Stephen King 
  31. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller 
  32. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger 
  33. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White 
  34. The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman 
  35. Christine by Stephen King 
  36. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 
  37. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess 
  38. The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse 
  39. The Collected Short Stories by Eudora Welty 
  40. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty 
  41. A Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare 
  42. Complete Novels by Dawn Powell 
  43. The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton 
  44. Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker 
  45. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole 
  46. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas 
  47. Cousin Bette by Honor’e de Balzac 
  48. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  49. The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber (TBR) 
  50. The Crucible by Arthur Miller Cujo by Stephen King 
  51. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon 
  52. Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende David and Lisa by Dr Theodore Issac Rubin M.D 
  53. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 
  54. The Da Vinci -Code by Dan Brown 
  55. Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 
  56. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller 
  57. Deenie by Judy Blume 
  58. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson 
  59. The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx 
  60. The Divine Comedy by Dante 
  61. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells 
  62. Don Quijote by Cervantes Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhrv 
  63. Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 
  64. Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan Poe 
  65. Eleanor Roosevelt by Blanche Wiesen Cook 
  66. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe 
  67. Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn 
  68. Eloise by Kay Thompson 
  69. Emily the Strange by Roger Reger 
  70. Emma by Jane Austen Empire Falls by Richard Russo 
  71. Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton 
  72. Ethics by Spinoza Europe through the Back Door, 2003 by Rick Steves 
  73. Eva Luna by Isabel Allende 
  74. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer 
  75. Extravagance by Gary Krist 
  76. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 
  77. Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore 
  78. The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan 
  79. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser 
  80. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson 
  81. The Fellowship of the Ring: Book 1 of The Lord of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien 
  82. Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein 
  83. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom 
  84. Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce Fletch by Gregory McDonald Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem 
  85. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand 
  86. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 
  87. Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger 
  88. Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers 
  89. Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut Gender 
  90. Trouble by Judith Butler 
  91. George W. Bushism: The Slate Book of the Accidental Wit and Wisdom of our 43rd President by Jacob Weisberg 
  92. Gidget by Fredrick Kohner Girl,
  93. Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen 
  94. The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels 
  95. The Godfather: Book 1 by Mario Puzo 
  96. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy 
  97. Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Alvin Granowsky 
  98. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  99. The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford 
  100. The Gospel According to Judy Bloom 
  101. The Graduate by Charles Webb 
  102. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck 
  103. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 
  104. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 
  105. The Group by Mary McCarthy 
  106. Hamlet by William Shakespeare 
  107. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling 
  108. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling 
  109. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers 
  110. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  111. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry
  112. Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare 
  113. Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare 
  114. Henry V by William Shakespeare 
  115. High Fidelity by Nick Hornby 
  116. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon 
  117. Holidays on Ice: Stories by David Sedaris 
  118. The Holy Barbarians by Lawrence Lipton 
  119. House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III 
  120. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende 
  121. How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer 
  122. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss 
  123. How the Light Gets in by M. J. Hyland Howl by Allen Gingsburg 
  124. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  125. The Iliad by Homer 
  126. I’m with the Band by Pamela des Barres
  127. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  128. Inferno by Dante 
  129. Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
  130. Iron Weed by William J. Kennedy
  131.  It Takes a Village by Hillary Clinton 
  132. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte 
  133. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan 
  134. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare 
  135. The Jumping Frog by Mark Twain 
  136. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair 
  137. Just a Couple of Days by Tony Vigorito 
  138. The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander
  139. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain 
  140. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini 
  141. Lady Chatterleys’ Lover by D. H. Lawrence 
  142. The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 by Gore Vidal 
  143. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman 
  144. The Legend of Bagger Vance by Steven Pressfield 
  145. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis 
  146. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke 
  147. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them by Al Franken 
  148. Life of Pi by Yann Martel 
  149. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 
  150. The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway 
  151. The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen 
  152. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 
  153. Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton 
  154. Lord of the Flies by William Golding 
  155. The Lottery: And Other Stories by Shirley Jackson 
  156. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 
  157. The Love Story by Erich Segal 
  158. Macbeth by William Shakespeare 
  159. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 
  160. The Manticore by Robertson Davies 
  161. Marathon Man by William Goldman 
  162. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov 
  163. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir 
  164. Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman by William Tecumseh Sherman
  165. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris 
  166. The Meaning of Consuelo by Judith Ortiz 
  167. Cofer Mencken’s Chrestomathy by H. R. Mencken 
  168. The Merry Wives of Windsro by William Shakespeare 
  169. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka 
  170.  Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides 
  171. The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
  172.  Moby Dick by Herman Melville 
  173. The Mojo Collection: The Ultimate Music Companion by Jim Irvin 
  174. Moliere: A Biography by Hobart Chatfield Taylor
  175. A Monetary History of the United States by Milton Friedman 
  176. Monsieur Proust by Celeste Albaret 
  177. A Month Of Sundays: Searching For The Spirit And My Sister by Julie Mars 
  178. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway 
  179. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  180. Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall 
  181. My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and It’s Aftermath by Seymour M. Hersh 
  182. My Life as Author and Editor by H. R. Mencken 
  183. My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru by Tim Guest 
  184. Myra Waldo’s Travel and Motoring Guide to Europe, 1978 by Myra Waldo 
  185. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  186. The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
  187. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco 
  188. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri 
  189. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin 
  190. Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature by Jan Lars Jensen 
  191. New Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson 
  192. The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay 
  193. Nickel Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich 
  194. Night by Elie Wiesel Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 
  195. The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism by William E. Cain, Laurie A. Finke, Barbara E. Johnson, John P. McGowan 
  196. Novels 1930-1942: Dance Night/Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel/Angels on Toast/A Time to be Born by Dawn Powell 
  197. Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski 
  198. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  199. Old School by Tobias Wolff On the Road by Jack Kerouac 
  200. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey 
  201. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez 
  202. The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life by Amy Tan 
  203. Oracle Night by Paul Auster Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood 
  204. Othello by Shakespeare Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens 
  205. The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan 
  206. Out of Africa by Isac Dineson 
  207. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton 
  208. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster 
  209. The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition by Donald Kagan 
  210. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky 
  211. Peyton Place by Grace Metalious 
  212. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 
  213. Pigs at the Trough by Arianna Huffington 
  214. Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
  215. Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain 
  216. The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby 
  217. The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker 
  218. The Portable Nietzche by Fredrich Nietzche 
  219. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill by Ron Suskind 
  220. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 
  221. Property by Valerie Martin 
  222. Pushkin: A Biography by T. J. Binyon 
  223. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw 
  224. Quattrocento by James Mckean 
  225. A Quiet Storm by Rachel Howzell Hall 
  226. Rapunzel by Grimm Brothers 
  227. The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe 
  228. The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham 
  229. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi 
  230. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier 
  231. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas 
  232. Wiggin The Red Tent by Anita Diamant 
  233. Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories From a Decade Gone Mad by Virginia Holman 
  234. The Return of the King: The Lord of the Rings Book 3 by J. R. R. Tolkien
  235. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton 
  236. Rita Hayworth by Stephen King 
  237. Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry Robert Roman 
  238. Holiday by Edith Wharton 
  239. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare 
  240. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf 
  241. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster 
  242. Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin 
  243. The Rough Guide to Europe, 2003 Edition Sacred Time by Ursula Hegi 
  244. Sanctuary by William Faulkner 
  245. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford
  246.  Say Goodbye to Daisy Miller by Henry James 
  247. The Scarecrow of Oz by Frank L. Baum 
  248. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 
  249. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand 
  250. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir 
  251. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd 
  252. Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman
  253. Selected Hotels of Europe Selected Letters of Dawn Powell: 1913-1965 by Dawn Powell
  254. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 
  255. A Separate Peace by John Knowles 
  256. Several Biographies of Winston Churchill 
  257. Sexus by Henry Miller 
  258. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon 
  259. Shane by Jack Shaefer 
  260. The Shining by Stephen King 
  261. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse 
  262. S Is for Silence by Sue Grafton 
  263. Slaughter-house Five by Kurt Vonnegut 
  264. Small Island by Andrea Levy 
  265. Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
  266. Snow White and Rose Red by Grimm Brothers 
  267. Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World by Barrington Moore 
  268. The Song of Names by Norman Lebrecht 
  269. Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos by Julia de Burgos 
  270. The Song Reader by Lisa Tucker Songbook by Nick Hornby 
  271. The Sonnets by William Shakespeare 
  272. Sonnets from the Portuegese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning 
  273. Sophie’s Choice by William Styron 
  274. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner 
  275. Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov 
  276. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach 
  277. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller 
  278. A Streetcar Named Desiree by Tennessee Williams 
  279. Stuart Little by E. B. White 
  280. Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway 
  281. Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust 
  282. Swimming with Giants: My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins and Seals by Anne Collett 
  283. Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber 
  284. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 
  285. Tender Is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald 
  286. Term of Endearment by Larry McMurtry 
  287. Time and Again by Jack Finney 
  288. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 
  289. To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway 
  290. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 
  291. The Tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare 
  292. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith 
  293. The Trial by Franz Kafka 
  294. The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson 
  295. Truth and Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett 
  296. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom Ulysses by James Joyce 
  297. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath 1950-1962 by Sylvia Plath 
  298. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe 
  299. Unless by Carol Shields 
  300. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann 
  301. The Vanishing Newspaper by Philip Meyers 
  302. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace 
  303. Thackeray Velvet Underground’s The Velvet Underground and Nico (Thirty Three and a Third series) by Joe Harvard 
  304. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides 
  305. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett 
  306. Walden by Henry David Thoreau 
  307. Walt Disney’s Bambi by Felix Salten 
  308. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 
  309. We Owe You Nothing – Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews edited by Daniel Sinker 
  310. What Colour is Your Parachute? 2005 by Richard Nelson Bolles 
  311. What Happened to Baby Jane by Henry Farrell 
  312. When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka 
  313. Who Moved My Cheese? Spencer Johnson 
  314. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee 
  315. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire 
  316. The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum 
  317. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (TBR)
  318. The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 
  319. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion