The Reading List

This is the "Rory Gilmore Reading List." All of these titles were somehow refereced on Gilmore Girls. I'm slowly working my way through them. You can check out the one's I've finished by clicking on the links below. 
  1. 1984  (George Orwell)   {completed May 4nd, 2011}
  2. A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) 
  3. A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess) 
  4. A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
  5. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (Dave Eggers)
  6. A Mencken Chrestomathy (H.L. Mencken)
  7. A Month Of Sundays: Searching For The Spirit And My Sister (Julie Mars)
  8. A Movable Feast (Ernest Hemingway)
  9. A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
  10. A Quiet Storm: A Novel (Rachel Howzell Hall)
  11. A Room of One’s Own (Virginia Woolf)
  12. A Separate Peace (John Knowles)
  13. A Streetcar Named Desire (Tennessee Williams) 
  14. A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) 
  15. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
  16. Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll) 
  17. An American Tragedy (Theodore Dreiser)
  18. An Inconvenient Truth (Al Gore)
  19. Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
  20. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
  21. Atonement: A Novel (Ian McEwan)
  22. Autobiography of a Face (Lucy Grealy)
  23. Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women (Susan Faludi)
  24. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress: A Novel (Dai Sijie)
  25. Bee Season: A Novel (Myla Goldberg)
  26. Bel Canto (Ann Patchett)
  27. Beloved (Toni Morrison)
  28. Beowulf
  29. Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women (Elizabeth Wurtzel)
  30. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
  31. Brick Lane (Monica Ali)
  32. Candide (Voltaire)
  33. Carrie (Steven King)
  34. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
  35. Charlotte's Web (E. B. White)
  36. Christine (Steven King)
  37. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty (Eudora Welty)
  38. Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems (Edgar Allan Poe)
  39. Cousin Bette (Honoré de Balzac)
  40. Crime and Punimensht (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
  41. Daisy Miller (Henry James)
  42. David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
  43. Dead Souls (Nikolai Gogol)
  44. Death of a Salesman (Arthur Miller)
  45. Demons (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
  46. Deenie (Judy Blume)
  47. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (Rebecca Wells)
  48. Doctor Dolittle (Ellen Miles)
  49. Don Quixote ( Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)
  50. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)
  51. Eleanor Roosevelt (Blanche Wiesen Cook)
  52. Ella Minnow Pea: A Progressively Lipogrammatic Epistolary Fable (Mark Dunn)
  53. Emma (Jane Austen)
  54. Empire Falls (Richard Russo)
  55. Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)
  56. Ethics (Baruch Spinzoa)
  57. Europe Through the Back Door 2007: The Travel Skills Handbook (Rick Steves)
  58. Eva Luna (Isabel Allende)
  59. Everything Is Illuminated (Jonathan Foer)
  60. Extravagance: A Novel (Gary Krist)
  61. Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
  62. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World (Greg Critser)
  63. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
  64. Finnegan's Wake (James Joyce)
  65. Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes)
  66. Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
  67. Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
  68. Freaky Friday (Mary Rodgers)
  69. Galapagos (Kurt Vonnegut)
  70. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (Judith Butler) 
  71. George W. Bushisms: The Slate Book of Accidental Wit and Wisdom of our 43rd President (Jacob Weisenburg) 
  72. Girl, Interrupted (Susanna Keysen)
  73. Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
  74. Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
  75. Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
  76. Harry Potter Series (J. K. Rowling)
  77. Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
  78. High Fidelity (Nick Hornby)
  79. Holidays on Ice: Stories (David Sedaris)
  80. How the Light Gets in (M. J. Hyland)
  81. How to Breathe Underwater (Julie Orringer)
  82. Howl and Other Poems (Allen Ginsberg)
  83. I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie (Pamela Des Barres)
  84. In Cold Blood (Truman Capote) 
  85. Inherit the Wind (Jerome Lawrence)
  86. It Takes a Village (Hillary Clinton)
  87. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
  88. Just a Couple of Days (Tony Vigorito)
  89. Lady Chatterly's Lover (D. H. Lawrence)
  90. Leaves of Grass (Walt Witman)
  91. Less Than Zero (Bret Ellis)
  92. Letters to a Young Poet (Rainer Maria Rilke)
  93. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them (Al Franken)
  94. Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
  95. Little Dorrit (Charles Dickens)
  96. Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
  97. Living History (Hillary Rodham Clinton)
  98. Lord of the Flies William Golding)
  99. Love Medicine (Louise Erdich) 
  100. Macbeth (Shakespeare)
  101. Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
  102. Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris)
  103. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter (Simone de Beauvoir)
  104. Middlesex (Jeffrey Eugenides)
  105. Moby-Dick (Herman Melville)
  106. Monsieur Proust (Celeste Albaret)
  107. Motle Crue (Seamus Craic)
  108. Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
  109. My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and Its Aftermath (Seymour M. Hersh)
  110. My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru (Tim Guest)
  111. My Sister’s Keeper (Jodi Picoult)
  112. Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature (Jan Lars Jensen)
  113. New Poems of Emily Dickinson (Emily Dickinson)
  114. Nickle and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (Barbara Ehrenreich)
  115. Night (Elie Wiesel)
  116. Northanger Abbey (Jane Austen)
  117. Novels 1930-1942 (Dawn Powell)
  118. Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
  119. Old School (Tobias Wolff)
  120. Oliver Twist (Oliver Twist)
  121. On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
  122. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Ken Kesey)
  123. Oracle Night (Paul Auster)
  124. Oryx and Crake (Margaret Atwood)
  125. Othello (William Shakespeare)
  126. Out of Africa (Isak Dinesen)
  127. Pigs at the Trough (Arrianna Huffington) 
  128. Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk (Legs McNeil)
  129. Property (Valerie Martin)
  130. Pushkin: A Biography (T.J. Binyon)
  131. Pygmalion (George Bernard Shaw)
  132. Quattrocento (James Mckean)
  133. R is for Ricochet (Sue Grafton)
  134. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books (Azar Nafisi)
  135. Rebecca (Daphne de Maurier)
  136. Rebecca of  Farm (Kate Douglass Wiggin)
  137. Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories From a Decade Gone Mad (Virginia Holman)
  138. Richard III (Shakespeare)
  139. Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare)
  140. Rosemary’s Baby (Ira Levin)
  141. S is for Silence (Sue Grafton)
  142. Sacred Time (Ursula Hegi)
  143. Sanctuary (William Faulkner)
  144. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay (Nancy Milford)
  145. Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Laura Hillenbrand)
  146. Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette (Judith Thurman)
  147. Selected Letters: 1913-1965 (Dawn Powell) 
  148. Sense and Sensibility (Jane Austen)
  149. Siddhartha (Hermann Hesse)
  150. Sixteen: Short Stories by Outstanding Writers for Young Adults (Donald Gallo)
  151. Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
  152. Small Island (Andrea Levy)
  153. The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories (Ernest Hemingway)
  154. Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World (Barrington Moore, Jr.)
  155. Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos (Julia de Burgos)
  156. Songbook (Nick Hornby)
  157. Speak, Memory (Vladimir Nabokov)
  158. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Mary Roach)
  159. Swann’s Way (Marcel Proust)
  160. Swimming With Giants: My Encounters With Whales, Dolphins, and Seals (Anne Collett)
  161. Sybil (Flora Rheta Schreiber)
  162. A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
  163. Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
  164. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
  165. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
  166. The Art of Fiction (Henry James)
  167. The Art of War (Sun Tzu)
  168. The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
  169. Th Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
  170. The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews (Peter Duffy)
  171. The Canterbury Tales (Chaucer)
  172. The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger) 
  173. The Children's Hour (Lillian Hellman)
  174. The Code of the Woosters (P.G. Wodehouse)
  175. The Collected Stories (Eudora Welty) 
  176. The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare)
  177. The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Conan Doyle)
  178. The Complete Edgar Allen Poe 
  179. The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexander Dumas)
  180. The Crimson Petal and the White (Michel Faber)
  181. The Crucible (Arthur Miller)
  182. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon)
  183. The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
  184. The Dairy of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
  185. The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band (Tommy Lee)
  186. The Divine Comedy (Dante)
  187. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America (Erik Larson)
  188. The Devil Wears Prada (Lauren Weisberger)
  189. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (Tom Wolfe)
  190. The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde)
  191. The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Mitch Albom)
  192. The Fortress of Solitude (Jonathan Lethem)
  193. The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
  194. The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
  195. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
  196. The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
  197. The Group (Mary McCarthy)
  198. The Handmaid’s Tale (Margaret Atwood)
  199. The Hobbit (J. R. R. Tolkein)
  200. The Holy Barbarians (lawrence lipton)
  201. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Victor Hugo)
  202. The Illiad (Homer)
  203. The Joy Luck Club (Amy Tan)
  204. The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
  205. The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar (Robert Alexander)
  206. The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
  207. The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 (Gore Vidal)
  208. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
  209. The Little Locksmith: A Memoir (Katharine Butler Hathaway)
  210. The Little Match Girl (Hans Christian Anderson)
  211. The Lottery: And Other Stories (Shirley Jackson)
  212. The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
  213. The Manticore (Robertson Davies)
  214. The Master and Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov)
  215. The Meaning of Consuelo (Judith Ortiz Cofer)
  216. The Metamorphosis (Ovid)
  217. The Mojo Collection:The Ultimate Music Companion (Jim Irvin)
  218. The Naked and the Dead (Norman Mailer)
  219. The Name of the Rose (Umberto Eco)
  220. The Namesake (Jhumpa Lahiri)
  221. The Nanny Diaries (Emma McLaughlin)   {completed May 15th, 2011}
  222. The Opposite of Fate (Amy Tan)
  223. The Outsiders (S. E. Hinton)
  224. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Stephen Chobsky)
  225. The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
  226. The Polysyllabic Spree (Nick Hornby)
  227. The Portable Dorothy Parker (Dorothy Parker)
  228. The Portable Nietzsche (Nietzsche)
  229. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill (Ron Suskind) 
  230. The Razor’s Edge (W. Somerset Maugham)
  231. The Red Badge of Courage (Stephen Crane)
  232. The Red Tent (Anita Diamant)
  233. The Rough Guide to Europe 2006 (Various Authors)
  234. The Scarecrow of Oz (L. Frank Baum)
  235. The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
  236. The Second Sex (Simone De Beauvoir)
  237. The Secret Life of Bees (Sue Kidd)
  238. The Shining (Steven King)
  239. The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Ernest Hemingway)
  240. The Shadow of the Wind (Carlos Ruiz Zafon)
  241. The Song of Names (Norman Lebrecht)
  242. The Song Reader (Lisa Tucker)
  243. The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
  244. The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)
  245. The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
  246. The Time Traveler’s Wife (Audrey Niffenegger) {finished May 20th, 2011}
  247. The Trial (Franz Kafka)
  248. The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters (Elisabeth Robinson)
  249. Unabridged Journals (Sylvia Plath)
  250. The Vanishing Newspaper (Philip Meyer)
  251. The Velvet Underground & Nico (Joe Harvard)
  252. The Virgin Suicides (Jeffrey Eugenides)
  253. The Year of Magical Thinking (Joan Didion)
  254. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story (Diane Ackerman)
  255. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (Horace McCoy)
  256. Time and Again (Jack Finney)
  257. To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
  258. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship (Ann Patchett)
  259. Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
  260. Ulysses (James Joyce) 
  261. Unless (Carol Shields)
  262. Valley of the Dolls (Jacqueline Susann)
  263. Vanity Fair (William Makepeace Thackeray)
  264. Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett)
  265. Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
  266. War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
  267. We Owe You Nothing: Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews (Daniel Sinker)
  268. When the Emperor Was Divine (Julie Otsuka)
  269. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Edward Albee)
  270. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (Gregory Maguire)
  271. Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)