Apparently the BBC reckons most people will have only read 6 of the 100 books here. the top list is the original bbc list, the list below is the one that’s circulating on facebook.

Instructions:
1) Look at the list and put an ‘x’ after those you have read.
2) Add a ‘+’ to the ones you LOVE.
3) Star (*) those you plan on reading.
4) Tally your total at the bottom.

1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien [X]+
2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen [X]
3. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman [X]+
4. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams [X]+
5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, JK Rowling [X]+
6. To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee [X]+
7. Winnie the Pooh, AA Milne [X]
8. Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell [X]+
9. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, CS Lewis [X]+
10. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë [X]
11. Catch-22, Joseph Heller [X]+
12. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë [X]
13. Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks
14. Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier x
15. The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger [X]
16. The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame [X]
17. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens [X]
18. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott [X]
19. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
20. War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy [X]
21. Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
22. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, JK Rowling [X]
23. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, JK Rowling [X]+
24. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban, JK Rowling [X]+
25. The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien [X]+
26. Tess Of The D’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
27. Middlemarch, George Eliot
28. A Prayer For Owen Meany, John Irving
29. The Grapes Of Wrath, John Steinbeck [X]
30. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll [X]+
31. The Story Of Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson
32. One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez [X]+
33. The Pillars Of The Earth, Ken Follett
34. David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
35. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl [X]+
36. Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson [X]
37. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute
38. Persuasion, Jane Austen
39. Dune, Frank Herbert [X]+
40. Emma, Jane Austen [X]
41. Anne Of Green Gables, LM Montgomery
42. Watership Down, Richard Adams [X]
43. The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald [X]+
44. The Count Of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas [X]
45. Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh
46. Animal Farm, George Orwell [X]+
47. A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens [X]
48. Far From The Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy
49. Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
50. The Shell Seekers, Rosamunde Pilcher
51. The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett [X]
52. Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck [X]
53. The Stand, Stephen King [X]
54. Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
55. A Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth [X]
56. The BFG, Roald Dahl [X]
57. Swallows And Amazons, Arthur Ransome
58. Black Beauty, Anna Sewell [X]
59. Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer [X]
60. Crime And Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
61. Noughts And Crosses, Malorie Blackman
62. Memoirs Of A Geisha, Arthur Golden [X]
63. A Tale Of Two Cities, Charles Dickens [X]
64. The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCollough [X]
65. Mort, Terry Pratchett [X]+
66. The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton [X]+
67. The Magus, John Fowles *
68. Good Omens, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman [X]+
69. Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett [X]+
70. Lord Of The Flies, William Golding [X]
71. Perfume, Patrick Süskind *
72. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell
73. Night Watch, Terry Pratchett [X]+
74. Matilda, Roald Dahl [X]+
75. Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding [X]
76. The Secret History, Donna Tartt
77. The Woman In White, Wilkie Collins *
78. Ulysses, James Joyce *
79. Bleak House, Charles Dickens
80. Double Act, Jacqueline Wilson
81. The Twits, Roald Dahl [X]
82. I Capture The Castle, Dodie Smith
83. Holes, Louis Sachar
84. Gormenghast, Mervyn Peake *
85. The God Of Small Things, Arundhati Roy [X]
86. Vicky Angel, Jacqueline Wilson
87. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley [X]
88. Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
89. Magician, Raymond E Feist
90. On The Road, Jack Kerouac
91. The Godfather, Mario Puzo [X]
92. The Clan Of The Cave Bear, Jean M Auel [X]
93. The Colour Of Magic, Terry Pratchett [X]+
94. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
95. Katherine, Anya Seton
96. Kane And Abel, Jeffrey Archer [X]
97. Love In The Time Of Cholera, Gabriel García Márquez [X]+
98. Girls In Love, Jacqueline Wilson
99. The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot [X]
100. Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie [X]+

1 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen [X]
2 The Lord of the Rings – JRR Tolkien [X] +
3 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte [X]
4 Harry Potter series – JK Rowling [X] +
5 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee [X] +
6 The Bible- [X]
7 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte [X]
8 Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwell [X] +
9 His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman [X] +
10 Great Expectations – Charles Dickens[X]
11 Little Women – Louisa M Alcott [X]
12 Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
13 Catch 22 – Joseph Heller [X]
14 Complete Works of Shakespeare
15 Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
16 The Hobbit – JRR Tolkien [X]
17 Birdsong – Sebastian Faulk
18 Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger [X]
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 [X]
23 Bleak House – Charles Dickens
24 War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy [X]
25 The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy [X] +
26 Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
27 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28 Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck [X]
29 Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll [X]
30 The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame [X]
31 Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy [X]
32 David Copperfield – Charles Dickens [X]
33 Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis [X]
34 Emma – Jane Austen [X]
35 Persuasion – Jane Austen [X]
36 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – CS Lewis [X]
37 The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini *
38 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
39 Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden [X]
40 Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne  [X]
41 Animal Farm – George Orwell  [X] +
42 The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown [X]
43 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez [X] +
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 [X]
49 Lord of the Flies – William Golding [X]
50 Atonement – Ian McEwan
51 Life of Pi – Yann Martel *
52 Dune – Frank Herbert [X] +
53 Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
54 Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen [X]
55 A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth [X]
56 The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57 A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens [X]
58 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley [X]
59 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
60 Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez [X]
61 Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck [X]
62 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov  [X]
63 The Secret History – Donna Tartt
64 The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
65 Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas [X]
66 On The Road – Jack Kerouac
67 Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
68 Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding [X]
69 Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie [X]
70 Moby Dick – Herman Melville [X]
71 Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens  [X]
72 Dracula – Bram Stoker [X]
73 The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett [X]
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 [X]
81 A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens  [X]
82 Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
83 The Color Purple – Alice Walker [X]
84 The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
85 Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert [X]
86 A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
87 Charlotte’s Web – EB White [X]
88 The Five People You Meet In Heaven – Mitch Albom
89 Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [X]
90 The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton [X]
91 Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad *
92 The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery [X]
93 The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
94 Watership Down – Richard Adams [X]
95 A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole *
96 A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
97 The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas [X] +
98 Hamlet – William Shakespeare [X]
99 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl [X]
100 Les Miserables – Victor Hugo [X]

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