(-the 3 books that I’ve already read)

Here’s the Independent‘s list of 42 books just in case it ever disappears.

1.The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

2.The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

3.Naïve. Super by Erland Loe

4.The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

5.All Who Go Do Not Return by Shulem Deen

6.Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (review up soon!)

7.Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres

8.The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

9.Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

10.Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby Jr

11.The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

12.Vanity Fair by William Thackery

13.Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

14.The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

15.To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

16.The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

17.The Color Purple by Alice Walker

18.Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

19.Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

20.Middlemarch by George Eliot

21.The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

22.The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

23.The Stand by Stephen King

24.The Help by Kathryn Stockett

25.The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

26.The Road by Cormac McCarthy

27.Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

28.The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

29.For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

30.The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger

31.Women in Love by DH Lawrence

32.Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

33.Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland

34.On the Road by Jack Kerouac

35.The Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien

36.Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

37.The Beach by Alex Garland

38.The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

39.Bobby Brewster by HE Todd

40.The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

41.Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

42. The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa