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Classics Club List

 Classics Club reading list. Last updated: 1/15/23 

Title

Author

Date completed

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, A

Adams, Douglass

11-May-11

Little Women (Re-read)

Alcott, Louisa May

27-Nov-16 

Divine Comedy

Alighieri, Dante

 

Bless Me, Ultima

Anaya, Ruldolfo

5-Oct-14

Winesburg, Ohio

Anderson, Sherwood

21-Oct-19

Emma

Austen, Jane

1-Nov-10

Lady Susan

Austen, Jane

15-Sep-10

Love and Friendship

Austen, Jane

10 Oct-18

Mansfield Park

Austen, Jane

14-Apr-14

Sense and Sensibility

Austen, Jane

22-Jun-13

Sanditon and The Watsons

Austen, Jane

15-Feb-07

If Beale Street Could Talk

Baldwin, James

12-Sep-19

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

Blume, Judy

1-May-20

Aleph and Other Stories

Borges, Jorges Luis

 

Fahrenheit 451

Bradbury, Ray

10-Oct-08

Secret Garden, The

Burnett, Francis Hodgson

1-Mar-22

Kindred

Butler, Octavia

15-Mar-18

If On a Winter's Night a Traveler

Calvino, Italo

15-Jan-23

One of Ours

Cather, Willa

6-Jun-21 

Don Quixote

de Cervantes, Miguels

 

Big Sleep, The

Chandler, Raymond

10-Aug-19

And Then There Were None

Christie, Agatha

19-June-16

Woman in White, The

Collins, Wilkie

5-May-15

Heart of Darkness

Conrad, Joseph

 

BFG, The

Dahl, Roald

28-Feb-19

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Dahl, Roald

 

David Copperfield

Dickens, Charles

 

Great Expectations

Dickens, Charles

19-Sep-15

Tale of Two Cities, The

Dickens, Charles

 

Out of Africa

Dinesen, Isak

23-Oct.-16

Something by

Dostoevksy, Fyodor

 

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

 

Hound of the Baskervilles

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

1-Feb-08

Count of Monte Cristo, The

Dumas, Alexandre

 

Name of the Rose, The

Eco, Umberto

10-Sep-18 

Invisible Man

Ellison, Ralph

 

Four Quartets

Eliott, T.S.

 15-Apr-16

Neverending Story

Ende, Michael

17-Apr-15

As I Lay Dying

Faulkner, William

2-Oct-22 

So Big

Ferber, Edna

30-May-20

Great Gatsby, The

Fitzgerald, Scott F.

24-Apr-13

Madam Bovary

Flaubert, Gustave

 

Passage to India

Forster, E.M.

 

My Brilliant Career

Franklin, Miles

1-Jan-18

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

7-Sep-14

Lord of the Flies

Golding, William

22-Feb-11

Princess Bride, The

Goldman, William

18-Nov-20

Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm

 

Scarlet Letter, The

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

 

Farewell to Arms, A

Hemingway, Ernest

3-Oct-13

Moveable Feast, A

Hemingway, Ernest

27-Apr-13

Dune

Herbert, Frank

24-Apr-20

Illiad

Homer

 

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Hurston, Zora Neale

 15-Aug-15

Brave New World, A

Huxley, Aldous

3-Mar-11

Sound of the Mountain

Kawabata, Yasunari

 

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Kesey, Ken

 

Three Men in a Boat

Jerome, Jerome K.

20-Mar-15

Phantom Tollbooth, The

Juster, Norton

11-Nov-11

Metamorphosis, The

Kafka, Franz

19-May-21 

To Kill a Mockingbird

Lee, Harper

15-Jul-15

West With the Night

Markham, Beryl

          30-Jun-16

Lonesome Dove

McMurtry, Larry

15-Apr-20

Moby-Dick

Melville, Herman

 

Beloved

Morrison, Toni

8-Apr-11

Lolita

Nabacov, Vladimir

1-Feb-07

Suite Française

Nimerovsky, Irene

8-Sep-18

A Good Man is Hard to Find

O’Connor, Flannery

30-Jun-16

Bell Jar, The

Plath, Sylvia

30-Apr-11

Excellent Women

Pym, Barbara

 

Yearling, The

Rawling, Marjorie Kinnan

9-Jan-16

Wild Sargasso Sea

Rhys, Jean

28-Jan-19 

Letters to a Young Poet

Rilke, Rainier Maria

21-Mar-16 

Pedro Paramo

Rulfo, Juan

 

Little Prince, The

Saint-Exupery, Antoine du

3-Apr-15

Hamlet

Shakespeare

 

Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare

 

Frankenstein

Shelley, Mary

 

Tale of the Genji

Shikibu, Murasaki

 

Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A

Smith, Betty

1-Feb-06

Grapes of Wrath, The

Steinbeck, John

8-Sep-22 

East of Eden

Steinbeck, John

15-Feb-20 

Dracula

Stoker, Dram

 

War and Peace

Tolstoy, Leo

 

Confederacy of Dunces, A

Toole, John Kennedy

18-Aug-13

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain, Mark

1-Feb-09

Breathing Lessons

Tyler, Anne

11-Jul-21

Slaughterhouse -Five

Vonnegut, Kurt

27-Sep-18 

Optimist’s Daughter, The

Welty, Eudora

 

Age of Innocence, The

Wharton, Edith

 20-Apr-16

Leaves of Grass

Whitman, Walt

9-Mar-17 

Picture of Dorian Grey

Wilde, Oscar

22-Oct-21

Code of Woosters

Wodehouse, P.G.

 

Mrs. Dalloway

Woolf, Virginia