Book Lists for Beginners

Fine upstanding literary fiction

  1. To kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  2. The Women’s Room, Marilyn French
  3. The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston
  4. White Teeth, Zadie Smith
  5. The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy
  6. The Glass Palace, Amitav Ghosh
  7. The Suitable Boy, Vikram Seth
  8. Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
  9. Midnight’s Children, Salman Rushdie
  10. The Cinnamon Gardens, Shyam Selvadurai
  11. The House of the Spirits, Isabelle Allende
  12. The Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  13. Pride and Prejuidice, Jane Austen
  14. Flounder, Gunter Grass
  15. Ka, Roberto Callaso
  16. Feminist Fables, Suniti Namjoshi
  17. The Good Terrorist, Doris Lessing
  18. Cat’s Eye, Margaret Atwood
  19. The Van, Roddy Doyle
  20. The Woman who walked into Doors, Roddy Doyle
  21. The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje
  22. On Beauty, Zadie Smith
  23. Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
  24. The Hours, Michael Cunningham
  25. The French Lieutenant’s Woman, John Fowles
  26. The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
  27. My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du maurier
  28.  Schindler’s Ark, Thomas Keneally
  29. The Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison
  30. The Outsiders, S E Hinton
  31. Fear of Flying, Erica Jong
  32. Sputnik Sweetheart, Haruki Murakami
  33. Written on the Body, Jeanette Winterson
  34. Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel
  35. Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
  36. Lucky Jim, Kingsley Amis
  37. 1984, George Orwell
  38. Animal Farm, George Orwell
  39. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle
  40. Around the World in 80 Days, Jules Verne
  41. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
  42. The Count of Monte Christo, Alexander Dumas
  43. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  44. Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe
  45. Lolita, Vladamir Nabakov
  46. The Truth about Bharat, Almost, Kaveri Nambisan
  47. Emma, Jane Austen
  48. The Diary of Adrian Mole, 13 & ¾, Sue Townsend
  49. The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
  50. The Liar, Stephen Fry
  51. The History Man, Malcolm Bradbury

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5 Comments »

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    I red that many SQL resources and would like to
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    What would you recommend?

    Thanks,
    Werutz

    Comment by werutzb — October 8, 2008 @ 2:48 am

  2. Очень интересное место, мне тут понравилось, правда…
    Столько всего занимательного и позновательного, я тут останусь на долго.

    Comment by порно — October 16, 2008 @ 4:24 am

  3. There was this guy see.
    He wasn’t very bright and he reached his adult life without ever having learned “the facts”.
    Somehow, it gets to be his wedding day.
    While he is walking down the isle, his father tugs his sleeve and says,

    “Son, when you get to the hotel room…Call me”

    Hours later he gets to the hotel room with his beautiful blushing bride and he calls his father,

    “Dad, we are the hotel, what do I do?”

    “O.K. Son, listen up, take off your clothes and get in the bed, then she should take off her clothes and get in the bed, if not help her. Then either way, ah, call me”

    A few moments later…

    “Dad we took off our clothes and we are in the bed, what do I do?”

    O.K. Son, listen up. Move real close to her and she should move real close to you, and then… Ah, call me.”

    A few moments later…

    “DAD! WE TOOK OFF OUR CLOTHES, GOT IN THE BED AND MOVED REAL CLOSE, WHAT DO I DO???”

    “O.K. Son, Listen up, this is the most important part. Stick the long part of your body into the place where she goes to the bathroom.”

    A few moments later…

    “Dad, I’ve got my foot in the toilet, what do I do?”

    Comment by Roolabubs — October 23, 2008 @ 4:32 pm

  4. Test message
    Sorry me noob…

    Comment by haphcynckarce — November 1, 2008 @ 6:26 pm

  5. Hi all!

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    Comment by chootresevoit — December 20, 2008 @ 4:36 am


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