Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Ultimate Reading List

This is it. The ultimate reading list. Compiled from various lists already on the internet and put into one list. List sources: The BBC Big Read, Modern Library Board's List & Reader's List, The Guardian,  Project Gutenberg, NY Times, Goodreads, World Library List, Greatest Books of All Time, 110 Best Books: The Perfect Library and 100 Fantabulous Book Challenge

Need something to read? Here are over 500 books that the people of the internet think you should read. 

  1. Nineteen Eighty-Four    George Orwell
  2. Ulysses James Joyce
  3. The Great Gatsby            F Scott Fitzgerald
  4. Brave New World            Aldous Huxley
  5. Pride & Prejudice             Jane Austen
  6. Catch-22              Joseph Heller
  7. Wuthering Heights          Emily Bronte
  8. Lolita     Vladimir Nabokov
  9. Jane Eyre             Charlotte Bronte
  10. The Grapes of Wrath      John Steinbeck
  11. The Catcher in the Rye  JD Salinger
  12. Lord of the Flies                William Golding
  13. One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  14. Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
  15. Animal Farm       George Orwell
  16. The Lord of the Rings     JRR Tolkien
  17. Gulliver's Travels              Jonathan Swift
  18. To Kill a Mockingbird       Harper Lee
  19. Anna Karenina  Leo Tolstoy
  20. The Sound and the Fury                William Faulkner
  21. Moby-Dick          Herman Melville
  22. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland           Lewis Carroll
  23. Gone with the Wind       Margaret Mitchell
  24. Frankenstein     Mary Shelley
  25. Great Expectations         Charles Dickens
  26. To the Lighthouse            Virigina Woolf
  27. War and Peace  Leo Tolstoy
  28. Don Quixote      Miguel de Cervantes
  29. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy      Douglas Adams
  30. The Brothers Karamazov              Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  31. Invisible Man     Ralph Ellison
  32. Slaughterhouse-Five      Kurt Vonnegut
  33. The Count of Monte Cristo          Alexandre Dumas
  34. The Complete Stories    Franz Kafka
  35. Madame Bovary               Gustave Flaubert
  36. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man   James Joyce
  37. Emma   Jane Austen
  38. Beloved               Toni Morrison
  39. David Copperfield            Charles Dickens
  40. The Divine Comedy         Dante Alighieri
  41. Little Women     Louisa May Alcott
  42. The Canterbury Tales     Geoffrey Chaucer
  43. As I Lay Dying     William Faulkner
  44. A Passage to India           EM Foster
  45. Under the Volcano          Malcolm Lowry
  46. On the Road       Jack Kerouac
  47. A Clockwork Orange       Anthony Burgess
  48. Middlemarch     George Eliot
  49. The Iliad               Homer
  50. I, Claudius           Robert Graves
  51. Robinson Crusoe              Daniel Dufoe
  52. Heart of Darkness            Joseph Conrad
  53. The Odyssey      Homer
  54. Sons and Lovers               DH Lawrence
  55. The Good Soldier             Ford Madox Ford
  56. Nostromo           Joseph Conrad
  57. U.S.A.(trilogy)   John Dos Passos
  58. Crime and Punishment  Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  59. Native Son          Richard Wright
  60. The Wind in the Willows               Kenneth Grahame
  61. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter       Carson McCullers
  62. In Search of Lost Time    Marcel Proust
  63. An American Tragedy     Theodore Dreiser
  64. The Sun Also Rises           Ernest Hemingway
  65. The Old Man and the Sea             Herman Melville
  66. Dangerous Liaisons         Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
  67. All the King's Men            Robert Penn Warren
  68. The Portrait of a Lady     Henry James
  69. Absalom, Absalom!         William Faulkner
  70. The Picture of Dorian Gray           Oscar Wilde
  71. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes       Arthur Conan Doyle
  72. The Call of the Wild         Jack London
  73. Things Fall Apart               Chinua Achebe
  74. The Rainbow      DH Lawrence
  75. Tom Jones          Henry Fielding
  76. Mrs. Dalloway   Virigina Woolf
  77. A Study in Scarlet             Arthur Conan Doyle
  78. The Woman In White     Wilkie Collins
  79. Vanity Fair           William Makepeace Thackeray
  80. The Ambassadors            Henry James
  81. Brideshead Revisited     Evelyn Waugh
  82. Hamlet William Shakespeare
  83. Go Tell it on the Mountain           James Baldwin
  84. A Prayer for Owen Meany           John Irving
  85. Tristram Shandy               Laurence Sterne
  86. Clarissa Samuel Richardson
  87. The Big Sleep     Raymond Chandler
  88. Women in Love DH Lawrence
  89. A Christmas Carol             Charles Dickens
  90. The Moviegoer Walker Percy
  91. The Hound of the Baskervilles    Arthur Conan Doyle
  92. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe   CS Lewis
  93. Les Miserables  Victor Hugo
  94. Light in August  William Faulkner
  95. The Stranger      Albert Camus
  96. Pilgrim's Progress             John Bunyan
  97. Tropic of Cancer               Henry Miller
  98. Darkness at Noon            Arthur Koestler
  99. Oedipus Rex      Sophocles
  100. The Maltese Falcon         Dashiell Hammett
  101. The Tin Drum     Gunter Grass
  102. Tess of the D'Urbervilles               Thomas Hardy
  103. Rebecca               Daphne du Maurier
  104. Midnight's Children         Salman Rusdie
  105. Malloy, Malone Dies, The unnamalbe: A Trilogy Samuel Beckett
  106. The Wings of the Dove  Henry James
  107. The Way We Live Now   Anthony Trollope
  108. Tender is the Night         F Scott Fitzgerald
  109. Dune     Frank Herbert
  110. The Age of Innocence    Edith Wharton
  111. The Aeneid         Virgil
  112. Winnie the Pooh              AA Milne
  113. King Lear              William Shakespeare
  114. The Scarlet Letter            Nathaniel Hawthorne
  115. Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
  116. His Dark Materials            Philip Pullman
  117. A Tale of Two Cities         Charles Dickens
  118. A Doll's House   Henrik Ibsen
  119. Howards End     EM Foster
  120. A Farewell to Arms          Ernest Hemingway
  121. Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Celine
  122. The Way of All Flesh       Samuel Butler
  123. The Hobbit          JRR Tolkien
  124. Finnegans Wake               James Joyce
  125. The Magic Mountain      Thomas Mann
  126. Wise blood         Flannery O'Connor
  127. Scoop    Evelyn Waugh
  128. Charlotte's Web               EB White
  129. For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway
  130. Watership Down              Richard Adams
  131. Captain Corellit's Mandolin          Louis de Bernieres
  132. Memoirs of a Geisha      Arthur Golden
  133. Collected Tales  Edgar Allan Poe
  134. The Little Prince                Antoine de Saitn-Exupery
  135. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie   Muriel Spark
  136. Of Mice and Men             John Steinbeck
  137. A Town Like Alice             Nevil Shute
  138. Gargantua and Pantagruel           Francois Rabelais
  139. The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories         Kate Chopin
  140. Appointment in Samarra              John O'Hara
  141. The Naked and the Dead              Norman Mailer
  142. Henderson the Rain King              Saul Bellow
  143. The Bridge of San Luis Rey           Thornton Wilder
  144. The Stand            Stephen King
  145. The Tale of Genji              Murasaki Shikibu
  146. Nightmare Abbey            Thomas Love Peacock
  147. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde    Robert Louis Stevenson
  148. Three Men in a Boat       Jerome K Jerome
  149. The Black Sheep               Honore de Balzac
  150. Winesburg, Ohio              Sherwood Anderson
  151. The Charterhouse of Parma        Stendhal
  152. The Golden Notebook   Doris Lessing
  153. Dracula Bram Stoker
  154. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?   Philip K Dick
  155. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone             JK Rowling
  156. The Studs Lonigan Trilogy             James T Farrell
  157. Candide               Voltaire
  158. Rabit, Run           John Updike
  159. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory            Roald Dahl
  160. The Magus          John Fowles
  161. The Golden Bowl             Henry James
  162. Death Comes for the Archbishop              Willa Catehr
  163. Herzog  Saul Bellow
  164. Othello William Shakespeare
  165. Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman
  166. Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston
  167. Sister Carrie        Theodore Dreiser
  168. Paradise Lost     John Milton
  169. Gravity's Rainbow            Thomas Pynchon
  170. Of Human Bondage        W Somerset Maugham
  171. A Handful of Dust            Evelyn Waugh
  172. Deliverance        James Dickey
  173. The BFG               Roald Dahl
  174. The Secret Garden          Frances Hodgson Burnett
  175. Song of Solomon              Toni Morrison
  176. The Pillars of the Earth   Ken Follett
  177. Pere Goriot        Honore de Balzac
  178. Dead Souls          Nikolai Gogol
  179. Noughts and Crosses     Malorie Blackman
  180. The Red and the Black   Stendhal
  181. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest            Ken Kessey
  182. The Heart of the Matter               Graham Greene
  183. The Prince           Niccolo Machiavelli
  184. Hunger Knut Kamsun
  185. Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family Thomas Mann
  186. siddhartha          Hermann Hesse
  187. Artemis Fowl     Eoin Colfer
  188. A Dance to the Music of Time (series)    Anthony Powell
  189. The Handmaid's Tale      Margaret Atwood
  190. Faust     Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  191. Point Counter Point        Aldous Huxley
  192. Atlas Shrugged  Ayn Rand
  193. Ironweed            William Kennedy
  194. Farenheit 451    Ray Bradbury
  195. The Man Without Qualities          Robert Musil
  196. Daniel Deronda George Eliot
  197. The Life of Pi      Yann Martel
  198. The Color Purple              Alice Walker
  199. The Sonnets       William Shakespeare
  200. A Bend in the River         VS Naipaul
  201. 2001: A Soace Odyssey  Arthur C Clarke
  202. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle          Anonymous
  203. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy                John Le Carre
  204. The Ballad of Peckham Rye          Muriel Spark
  205. The Fountainhead           Ayn Rand
  206. The Beauty Myth             Naomi Wolf
  207. Doctor Zhivago  Boris Pasternak
  208. Portnoy's Complaint       Philip Roth
  209. Lucky Jim             Kingsley Amis
  210. De rerum Natura              Lucretius
  211. Pale Fire               Vladimir Nabokov
  212. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire         JK Rowling
  213. Sense and Sensibility      Jane Austen
  214. Beowulf               Anonymous
  215. Anthem               Ayn Rand
  216. A Child Called 'It'               Dave Pelzer
  217. We the Living     Ayn Rand
  218. Kane and Abel   Jeffrey Archer
  219. Leviathan            Thomas Hobbes
  220. The Diary of Nobody      George Grossmith
  221. Citizens Simon Schama
  222. Grimm's Fairy Tales         Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
  223. A Room with a View       EM Foster
  224. Collected Poems of Ted Hughes                Ted Hughes
  225. Good Omens     Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  226. The Decameron                Giovanni Boccaccio
  227. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer                Mark Twain
  228. Jude the Obscure            Thomas Hardy
  229. Confessions       St. Augustine
  230. The Importance of Being Ernest                Oscar Wilde
  231. The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers
  232. Bridsong              Sebastian Faulks
  233. Parade's End      Ford Madox Ford
  234. Persuasion          Jane Austen
  235. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave    Frederick Douglas
  236. Capital  Karl Marx
  237. Sibyl       Benjamin Disraeli
  238. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress     Robert Heinlein
  239. The Shining         Stephen King
  240. The Day of the Triffids   John Wyndham
  241. Stranger in a Strange Land           Robert Heinlein
  242. Collect Poems of WB Yeats          WB Yeats
  243. Zuleika Dobson  Max Beerbohm
  244. The Alchemist   Paulo Coelho
  245. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire            Edward Gibbon
  246. Democracy in America   Alexis de Tocqueville
  247. Pippi Longstocking           Astrid Lindgren
  248. How to Analyze People on Sight         Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
  249. Diaries  Alan Clark
  250. Sophie's Choice William Styron
  251. Perfume              Patrick Suskind
  252. Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales        Hans Christian Andersen
  253. My Antonia        Willa Cather
  254. From Here to Eternity    James Jones
  255. The Motorcycle Diaries  Erenesto Che Guevara
  256. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets             JK Rowling
  257. The Arabian Nights          Anonymous
  258. Eminent Victorians          Lytton Strachey
  259. Main Street        Sinclair Lewis
  260. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban             JK Rowling
  261. Peter Pan            JM Barrie
  262. The Wapshot Chronicles               John Cheever
  263. Love in the Time of Cholera         Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  264. The Yellow Wallpaper    Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  265. Shane   Jack Shaefer
  266. Foundation (Series)         Isaac Asimov
  267. Trustee From the Toolroom        Nevil Shute
  268. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow     Washington Irving
  269. The World According to Garp      John Irving
  270. The Thirty-Nine Steps    John Buchan
  271. Berlin Alexanderplatz     Alfred Doblin
  272. Good-Bye to All That      Robert Graves
  273. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time            Mark Haddon
  274. The French Lieutenant's Woman              John Fowles
  275. The Story of Tracy Beaker            Jacqueline Wilson
  276. The Worm Ouroboros    ER Eddison
  277. Histoire de Babar             Jean de Brunhoff
  278. Anne of Green Gables   LM Montgomery
  279. The Histories of Herodotus          Herodotus
  280. Moonheart         Charles de Lint
  281. The History of the Crusades        Steven Runciman
  282. Dubliners             James Joyce
  283. A history of the English-Speaking Peoples            Winston Churchill
  284. Black Beauty      Anna Sewell
  285. The House of Mirth         Edith Wharton
  286. Blindness             Jose Saramago
  287. The History of the Peloponnesian War   Thucydides
  288. The Idiot              Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  289. Men Without Women   Ernest Hemingway
  290. The Bell Jar         Sylvia Plath
  291. Foucault's Pendulum      Umberto Eco
  292. Through the Looking-Glass          Lewis Carroll
  293. The Time Machine           HG Wells
  294. The Adventures of Augie March               Saul Bellow
  295. Wide Sargasso Sea          Jean Rhys
  296. The Human Stain              Philip Roth
  297. The Alexandria Quartet              Lawrence Durell
  298. Swann's Way     Marcel Proust
  299. If This Is a Man  Primo Levi
  300. A House for Mr Biswas  VS Naipaul
  301. Fifth Business    Robert Davies
  302. A High Wind in Jamaica  Richard Hughes
  303. Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransome
  304. Someplace to be Flying Charles de Lint
  305. The Epic of Gilgamesh    Anonymous
  306. The Republic      Plato
  307. Bleak House       Charles Dickens
  308. The Diary of a Young Girl               Anne Frank
  309. Interview with the Vampire        Anne Rice
  310. Beyond Good and Evil    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
  311. The Interpretation of Dreams    Sigmund Freud
  312. A Modest Proposal         Jonathan Swift
  313. Yarrow  Charles de Lint
  314. At the Mountains of Madness   HP Lovecraft
  315. The Day of the Locust    Nathanael West
  316. Jonathan Livingston Seagul          Richard Bach
  317. The Secret Agent             Joseph Conrad
  318. One Lonely Night             Mickey Spillane
  319. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance       Robert Pirsig
  320. Killshot Elmore Leonard
  321. Le Mort d'Arthur              Thomas Malory
  322. The Death of Ivan Ilych  Leo Tolstoy
  323. Memory and Dream       Charles de Lint
  324. The Poisonwood Bible   Barbara Kingslover
  325. Far From the Madding Crowd     Thomas Hardy
  326. The Life of Charlotte Bronte        Elizabeth Gaskell
  327. Good Night, Mister Tom            Michelle Magorian
  328. The Life of Samuel Johnson         Boswell
  329. The Shell Seekers            Rosamunde Pilcher
  330. A Brief History of Time   Stephen W Hawking
  331. Trader   Charles de Lint
  332. Zorba the Greek               Nikos Kazantzakis
  333. Lives of the Artists           Giorgio Vasari
  334. Medea Euripides
  335. The Jungle          Upton Sinclair
  336. Lives of the Caesars        Suetonius
  337. The Prelude       William Wordsworth
  338. The Jungle Book               Rudyard Kipling
  339. Kim        Rudyard Kipling
  340. The Kite Runner               Khaled Hosseini
  341. Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy
  342. A Suitable Boy   Vikram Seth
  343. Never Let Me Go             Kazuo Ishiguro
  344. On the Beach     Nevil Shute
  345. Atonement        Ian McEwan
  346. Prometheus Bound        Aeschylus
  347. The Pursuit of Love         Nancy Mitford
  348. Master and Commander              Patrick O'Brian
  349. Collected Poems              TS Eliot
  350. Philoctetes         Sophocles
  351. Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man Siegfried Sassoon
  352. The Plague          Albert Camus
  353. Breakfast at Tiffany's      Truman Capote
  354. The Godfather  Mario Puzo
  355. Greenmantle     Charles de Lint
  356. Selected Stories               Anton Checkhov
  357. Ender's Game    Orson Scott Card
  358. Don Juan             Baron George Gordon Byron
  359. Lord Jim               Joseph Conrad
  360. Murder on the Orient Express   Agatha Christie
  361. Ficciones              Jorge Luis Borges
  362. The Little Country            Charles de Lint
  363. The Recognitions             William Gaddis
  364. Flowers for Algernon       Daniel Keyes
  365. Ajax       Sophocles
  366. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman    Laurence Sterne
  367. Starship Troopers            Robert Heinlein
  368. Neuromancer    William Gibson
  369. Oresteia               Aeschylus
  370. Memoirs of Hadrian        Marguerite Yourcenar
  371. Angle of Repose               Wallace Stegner
  372. Odes     John Keats
  373. Metamorphoses              Ovid
  374. Walden Henry David Thoreau
  375. The Thorn Brids Colleen McCollough
  376. On the Origin of Species               Charles Darwin
  377. A Death in the Family     James Agee
  378. Something Wicked This Way Comes        Ray Bradbury
  379. Mort      Terry Pratchett
  380. On War Carl Von Clausewitz
  381. The Magic Faraway Tree              Enid Blyton
  382. the Haunting of Hill House           Shirley Jackson
  383. Middlesex           Jeffrey Eugenides
  384. Mahabharata     Anonymous
  385. Oliver Twist        Charles Dickens
  386. All Quiet on the Western Front  Erich Maria Remarque
  387. The Death of the Heart Elizabeth Bowen
  388. The Quiet American        Graham Greene
  389. The Origins of the Second World War     AJP Taylor
  390. The Innocents Abroad   Mark Twain
  391. The Colour of Magic        Terry Pratchett
  392. Ramayana           Valmiki
  393. Uncle Tom's Cabin           Harriet Beecher Stowe
  394. Roughing It         Mark Twain
  395. Guards! Guards!              Terry Pratchett
  396. A People's Tragedy         Orlando Figes
  397. Cloud Atlas         David Mitchell
  398. The Complete Essays     Michel de Montaigne
  399. Watchmen          Alan Moore
  400. The Wood Wife Terri Windling
  401. The Plantagenet Saga    Jean Plaidy
  402. The Prince and the Pauper          Mark Twain
  403. In Cold Blood     Truman Capote
  404. Season of Migration to the North             Tayeb Salih
  405. Ragtime               EL Doctorow
  406. The Secret History           Donna Tartt
  407. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists   Robert Tressell
  408. The Door into Summer  Robert Heinlein
  409. Demons               Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  410. The Old Wives' Tale         Arnold Bennett
  411. Go Down, Moses             William Faulkner
  412. Night Watch       Terry Pratchett
  413. Matilda Roald Dahl
  414. The Last Lecture               Randy Pausch & Jeffrey Zaslow
  415. Njal's Saga           Anonymous
  416. The House of the Spirits                Isabel Allende
  417. Bridget Jones's Diary      Helen Fielding
  418. The Railway Children      Edith Nesbit
  419. At Swim-Two-Birds         Flann O'Brien
  420. The Reader         Bernhard Schlink
  421. Life on the Mississsippi  Mark Twain
  422. Loving   Henry Green
  423. Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont     Elizabeth Taylor
  424. Money Martin Amis
  425. Arrowsmith        Sinclair Lewis
  426. Look Homeward, Angel Thomas Wolfe
  427. Red Dragon        Thomas Harris
  428. The Unbearable Lightness of Being          Milan Kundera
  429. Rights of Man    Thomas Paine
  430. The Counterfeiters         Andre Gide
  431. independent People      Halldor Laxness
  432. Jacques the Fatalist         Denis Diderot
  433. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz       L Frank Baum
  434. Naked Lunch      William S Burroughs
  435. The Bottle Factory Outing            Beryl Bainbridge
  436. Double Act          Jacqueline Wilson
  437. Schott's Original Miscellany         Ben Schott
  438. Romeo and Juliet             William Shakespeare
  439. Seven Pillars of Wisdom                TE Lawrence
  440. Tobacco Road    Erskine Caldwell
  441. The Executioner's Song Norman Mailer
  442. The Twits             Roald Dahl
  443. The Hunt for the Red October    Tom Clancy
  444. The Social Contract          Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  445. Sentimental Education  Gustave Flaubert
  446. I Capture the Castle        Dodie Smith
  447. Waiting for Godot            Samuel Beckett
  448. If on a Winter's Night a Traveller               Italo Calvino
  449. Songs of Innocence and Experience        William Blake
  450. The Puppet Masters       Robert Heinlein
  451. American Pastoral           Philip Roth
  452. Holes     Louis Sachar
  453. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame Victor Hugo
  454. The Sheltering Sky           Paul Bowles
  455. Gormenghast    Mervyn Peake
  456. Waiting for the Barbarians           JM Coetzee
  457. IT            Stephen King
  458. Aesop's Fables  Aesop
  459. V.            Thomas Pynchon
  460. Housekeeping   Marilynne Robinson
  461. The Name of the Rose   Umberto Eco
  462. The God of Small Things                Arundhati Roy
  463. The Talented Mr Ripley Patricia Highsmith
  464. Double Star        Robert Heinlein
  465. Lanark   Alasdair Gray
  466. The Book of Disquiet      Fernando Pessoa
  467. Vicky Angel         Jacqueline Wilson
  468. Citizen of the Galaxy      Robert Heinlein
  469. The Sound of the Mountain        Yasunari Kawabata
  470. The Book Thief  Markus Zusak
  471. The New York Trilogy     Paul Auster
  472. Doctor Faustus  Christopher Marlowe
  473. Cold Comfort Farm          Stella Gibbons
  474. Under the Net  Iris Murdoch
  475. The Periodic Table           Primo Levi
  476. Magician              Raymond E Feist
  477. The Virgin Suicides          Jeffrey Eugenides
  478. Pedro Paramo   Juan Rulfo
  479. The Cider House Rules   John Irving
  480. The Tipping Point             Malcolm Gladwell
  481. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea            Jules Verne
  482. The War of the Worlds  HG Wells
  483. The Master of Margarita               Mikhail Bulgakov
  484. An Artist of the Floating World   Kazuo Ishiguro
  485. The Turn of the Screw   Henry James
  486. The Clan of the Cave Bear            Jean M Auel
  487. Oscar and Lucinda            Peter Carey
  488. The Once and Future King            TH White
  489. Sometimes a Great Notion          Ken Kessey
  490. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting      Milan Kundera
  491. Poems of Paul Celan       Paul Celan
  492. Zeno's Conscience           Italo Svevo
  493. Franny and Zooey            JD Salinger
  494. A Confederacy of Dunces             John Kennedy Toole
  495. Haroun and the Sea of Stories    Salman Rushdie
  496. The Mysterious Affair at Styles  Agatha Christie
  497. The Postman Always Rings Twice              James M Cain
  498. Katherine            Anya Seton
  499. History  Elsa Morante
  500. Mulengro            Charles de Lint
  501. White Noise       Don DeLillo
  502. L.A. Confidential               James Ellroy
  503. The Three Musketeers  Alexandre Dumas
  504. Diary of a Madman          Lu Xun
  505. Call It Sleep         Henry Roth
  506. Suttree Cormac McCarthy
  507. Wise Children    Angela Carter
  508. The recognition of 'Sakuntala     Kalidasa
  509. Mansfield Park  Jane Austen
  510. The Ginger Man               JP Donleavy
  511. Mythago Wood Robert Holdstock
  512. Bartleby, the Scriventer: A Story of Wall-Street  Herman Melville
  513. Illusions                Richard Bach
  514. Girls in Love        Jacqueline Wilson
  515. The Magnificent Ambersons       Booth Tarkington
  516. Lady Chatterley's Lover DH Lawrence
  517. A Year in Provence          Peter Mayle
  518. The Cunning Man            Robertson Davies
  519. The Princess Diaries        Meg Cabot
  520. The Orchard of Saadi of Shiraz    Saadi
  521. Cannery Row     John Steinbeck
  522. The Satanic Verses          Salman Rusdie
  523. Austerlitz             WG Sebald
  524. Lamb     Christopher Moore
  525. Grande Sertao: Veredas               Joao Guimares Rosa

What do you think? Is there anything you would add, or remove? How many of these books have you read?