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Classics Club List

 Classics Club reading list. Last updated: 8/11/20

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 

Bastard Out of Carolina

Allison, Dorothy

 

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

(Something by)

Bellow, Saul

 

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

Blume, Judy

1-May-20

Fahrenheit 451

Bradbury, Ray

10-Oct-08

Agnes Grey

Bronte, Anne

 

Jane Eyre (reread)

Bronte, Charlotte

 

Secret Garden, The

Burnett, Francis Hodgson

 

Kindred

Butler, Octavia

15-Mar-18

If On a Winter's Night a Traveler

Calvino, Italo

 

Death Comes for the Archbishop

Cather, Willa

 

Big Sleep, The

Chandler, Raymond

10-Aug-19

And Then There Were None

Christie, Agatha

19-June-16

Moonstone, The

Collins, Wilkie

 

Woman in White, The

Collins, Wilkie

5-May-15

BFG, The

Dahl, Roald

28-Feb-19

David Copperfield (reread)

Dickens, Charles

 

Great Expectations

Dickens, Charles

19-Sep-15

Tale of Two Cities, The

Dickens, Charles

 

Out of Africa

Dinesen, Isak

23-Oct.-16

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

 

Hound of the Baskervilles

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

1-Feb-08

Jamaica Inn

DuMaurier, Daphne

 

Count of Monte Cristo, The

Dumas, Alexandre

 

Name of the Rose, The

Eco, Umberto

10-Sep-18 

(Something by)

Eliot, George

 

Four Quartets

Eliott, T.S.

 15-Apr-16

Invisible Man

Ellison, Ralph

 

Neverending Story

Ende, Michael

17-Apr-15

(Something by)

Faulkner, William

 

Ferber, Edna

So Big

30-May-20

Great Gatsby, The

Fitzgerald, Scott F.

24-Apr-13

Man's Search for Meaning

Frankel, Viktor

 

My Brilliant Career

Franklin, Miles

1-Jan-18

One Hundred Years of Solitude

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

7-Sep-14

Cranford

Gaskill, Elizabeth

 

Lord of the Flies

Golding, William

22-Feb-11

Princess Bride, The

Goldman, William

 

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Hardy, Thomas

 

Scarlet Letter, The

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

 

Farewell to Arms, A

Hemingway, Ernest

3-Oct-13

Moveable Feast, A

Hemingway, Ernest

27-Apr-13

Hiroshima

Hershey, John

 

Talented Mr. Ripley, The

Highsmith, Patricia

 

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Hurston, Zora Neale

 15-Aug-15

Brave New World, A

Huxley, Aldous

3-Mar-11

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Kesey, Ken

 

Separate Peace, A

Knowles, John

 

Three Men in a Boat

Jerome, Jerome K.

20-Mar-15

Phantom Tollbooth, The

Juster, Norton

11-Nov-11

(Something by)

Kafka, Franz

 

On the Road

Kerouac, Jack

 

(Something by)

Le Carre, John

 

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

Beloved

Morrison, Toni

8-Apr-11

Lolita

Nabacov, Vladimir

1-Feb-07

Suite Fran├žaise

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

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 

(Something by)

Rushdie, Salmon

 

Little Prince, The

Saint-Exupery, Antoine du

3-Apr-15

Frankenstein

Shelley, Mary

 

Jungle, The

Sinclair, Upton

 

Tree Grows in Brooklyn, A

Smith, Betty

1-Feb-06

Grapes of Wrath, The

Steinbeck, John

 

East of Eden

Steinbeck, John

15-Feb-20 

Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The

Spark, Muriel

 

Dracula

Stoker, Dram

 

Anna Karenina

Tolstoy, Leo

 

Confederacy of Dunces, A

Toole, John Kennedy

18-Aug-13

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain, Mark

1-Feb-09

Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Reread)

Twain, Mark

 

Breathing Lessons

Tyler, Anne

 

Rabbit, Run

Updike, John

 

Slaughterhouse -Five

Vonnegut, Kurt

27-Sep-18 

Optimist’s Daughter, The

Welty, Eudora

 

Age of Innocence, The

Wharton, Edith

 20-Apr-16

House of Mirth, The

Wharton, Edith

 

Leaves of Grass

Whitman, Walt

9-Mar-17 

Picture of Dorian Grey

Wilde, Oscar

 

Bridge of San Luis Rey, The

Wilder, Thornton

 

(Something by)

Wodehouse, P.G.

 

(Something by)

Woolf, Virginia