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So Many Books, So Little Time

The top 106 books to be marked as 'Unread' by users at LibraryThing, and what I have done with them. (Seen everywhere but placed in alphabetical order by loganberrybunny.)

Bold: read
Italic: started but didn't finish
Underline: on To Read list
Strikethrough: couldn't stand
*: read more than once
†: read in the original (come on, I think I'm allowed to brag about this)

Aeneid, The †
Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, The
American Gods *
Anansi Boys
Angela's Ashes: a memoir
Angels & Demons
Anna Karenina
Atlas Shrugged
Blind Assassin, The
Brave New World
Brothers Karamazov, The
Canterbury Tales, The
Catcher in the Rye, The
Clockwork Orange, A (I've seen the film, though)
Cloud Atlas *
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
Confederacy of Dunces, A
Confusion, The
Corrections, The
Count of Monte Cristo, The
Crime and Punishment
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The
David Copperfield
Don Quixote *
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Foucault's Pendulum
Fountainhead, The
Freakonomics: a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
God of Small Things, The
Grapes of Wrath, The
Gravity's Rainbow
Great Expectations
Gulliver's Travels
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies
Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, A
Historian, The: a novel
Hobbit, The *
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The
Iliad, The †
In Cold Blood: a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
Inferno, The
Jane Eyre
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Kite Runner, The
Les Misérables
Life of Pi: a novel
Love in the Time of Cholera
Madame Bovary
Mansfield Park
Memoirs of a Geisha
Mists of Avalon, The
Moby Dick
Mrs. Dalloway *
Name of the Rose, The
Northanger Abbey
Odyssey, The †
Oliver Twist
On the Road
Once and Future King, The * (well, I've read The Sword in the Stone over and over, the rest once)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Oryx and Crake: a novel
People's History of the United States, A: 1492-present
Picture of Dorian Gray, The
Poisonwood Bible: a novel, The
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, A
Pride and Prejudice
Prince, The
Reading Lolita in Tehran: a memoir in books
Satanic Verses, The
Scarlet Letter, The
Sense and Sensibility
Short History of Nearly Everything, A
Silmarillion, The
Sound and the Fury, The
Tale of Two Cities, A
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Three Musketeers, The *
Time Traveler's Wife, The
To the Lighthouse
Treasure Island
Unbearable Lightness of Being, The
Vanity Fair
War and Peace
Watership Down *
White Teeth
Wicked: the Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Wuthering Heights
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: an inquiry into values *

Here, by contrast, is my real To Read list, of books actually sitting on my shelf waiting to be read, at GoodReads. Note lack of lofty classics; prevalence of Spitfires, huskies.
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