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The BBC allegedly believes most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here [of course, there's no attribution and this list doesn't match the one hosted at the BBC's website, whence it seems to spring, but hey -- who needs references and papertrails, right?]:

How do your reading habits stack up?

Original had you starring things, which is obviously silly when you have markup available. Bold=read. Underline=I own the book but haven't read it (sigh). Snarky comments occasionally follow.

1 Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2 The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien (Obviously)
3 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4 Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
6 The Bible (Like... the whole thing? Nope.)
7 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8 Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9 His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman
10 Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11 Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 - Joseph Heller (In eighth grade, no less. That and Disclosure. Weird year for book reports.)
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare (The complete works? As a list item? Really?)
15 Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18 Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger (and failed to connect to it in any way shape or form.)
19 The Time Traveller’s Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
20 Middlemarch - George Eliot
21 Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22 The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23 Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams (See LOTR)
26 Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
29 Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame (I think. It would have been when I was pretty young.)
31 Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32 David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33 Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis (Except I might not have finishedA Horse and His Boy? I remember that one being a total yawnfest, unlike, say, Magician's Nephew.
34 Emma - Jane Austen
35 Persuasion - Jane Austen
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - CS Lewis (So... repetition, yes?)
37 The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis De Berniere
39 Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40 Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne (I honestly feel like I must have, but might be wrong)
41 Animal Farm - George Orwell
42 The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown (Though I did, regrettably, listen toAngels and Demons while driving from Ohio to Louisiana one time, which is pretty much the same thing.)
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel García Márquez
44 A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45 The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46 Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47 Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48 The Handmaid’s Tale - Margaret Atwood (I know, I know.)
49 Lord of the Flies - William Golding
50 Atonement - Ian McEwan (I know. I KNOW.)
51 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52 Dune - Frank Herbert
53 Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55 A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth (Why in the WORLD is this on this list? Also, it should count for two, or three.)
56 The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens (Two or three different times for various classes. I still maintain it's 200 pages of painfully dull background with an inevitably unsatisfying 50 pages of payoff)
58 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62 Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63 The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66 On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy (shudder)
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding
69 Midnight’s Children - Salman Rushdie
70 Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71 Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72 Dracula - Bram Stoker
73 The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74 Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson
75 Ulysses - James Joyce
76 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
77 Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78 Germinal - Emile Zola
79 Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80 Possession - AS Byatt (Sorry, Amanda... it just really didn't work for me)
81 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82 Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell (Got pissed off at Mitchell's unwillingness to, god forbid, complete a narrative arc. Rather loved Black Swan Green, though.)
83 The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84 The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86 A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web - EB White
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90 The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91 Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (And Kurtz is still creepy. Also, if so many people have read this, and have read the Book of Matthew, then why does no one understand me when I talk about whited sepulchres?)
92 The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93 The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94 Watership Down - Richard Adams
95 A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96 A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98 Hamlet - William Shakespeare (Also repetitive, so really I should lose 2 points for this and LW&W, ja? But then again I gain them back for the frighteningly long A Suitable Boy.)
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo (The Waterloo chapter finished me off.)

Total: 29.  None of which are by Jane Austen.  How is this possible?
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