Monday, May 18, 2009

15 Books I've Read that Will Always Stick with Me

1. The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien
2. Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
3. Couples, John Updike
4. Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray
5. Moby Dick, Herman Melville
6. The Crimson Petal and the White, Michel Faber
7. Bleak House, Charles Dickens
8. Saturday, Ian McEwan
9. Middlemarch, George Eliot
10. The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen
11. How We Die, Sherwin Nuland
12. The Stand, Stephen King
13. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood
14. The Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt
15. The Beatles: The Biography by Bob Spitz

And you?

4 comments:

David J. West said...

1. The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien
2. The Lord of the Rings by ^
3. Conan the Usurper by Robert E. Howard
4. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
5. The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
6. Leadership secrets of the Rogue Warrior by Richard Marcinko
7. He Walked the America's by L. Taylor Hansen
8. The Iliad by Homer
9. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
10. Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
11. The Book of Hiram by Robert Lomas and Christopher Knight
12. Man of God, Son of Thunder by Harold Schindler
13. Words of Joseph Smith
14. the Prophecy Trilogy by Anthony E. Larsen
15. The Book of Mormon, just not for the reasons you would think

Anonymous said...

Hey Chris, you probably already know but I just read about you in the upcoming Time magazine issue.

Anonymous said...

1) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (because it's the first I read of that great series)
2) The Buddha of Suburbia, by Hanif Kureishi,
3)The Black Album, by Hanif Kureishi
4) Down and Out in Paris and London, by George Orwell,
5) 1984, by George Orwell
6)The Great Brain, by John D. Fitzgerald,
7)Papa Married a Mormon, by John D. Fitzgerald,
8)Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen,
9)Sad Cypress, by Agatha Christie
10)The Horse Dealer's Daughter, by D.H. Lawrence (it's a short story, but never has the yearning for love been better portrayed)
11)Rifles for Watie, by Harold Keith
12)The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster,
13)Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, by Roald Dahl
14)It, by Stephen King
15)Post Office, by Charles Bukowski

Doug Gibson
Ogden, Utah

The Misanthropic Mormon said...

ulysses
a portrait of the artist as a young man
1984
a clockwork orange
the great gatsby
amusing ourselves to death
how to read the bible by james kugel (knocked me out of religion)
the image by daniel boorstin
a biography of anthony burgess by roger lewis
maniac magee
crash by jg ballard
lord of the flies
hamlet
dubliners (leave me alone. i love joyce)
my name is asher lev