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LISTMANIA: 100 Books in No Particular Order


And yes, I've read every one, some more than once. Some of these I hated, but they still stuck in my head. Maybe you'll like them. Maybe not.

  1. The Stars My Destination
  2. A Confederate General From Big Sur
  3. On the Road
  4. The Glory Road
  5. Alice In Wonderland
  6. Through the Looking Glass
  7. Remembrances of Things Past
  8. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
  9. Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Friend
  10. The Flashman Chronicles
  11. The Once and Future King
  12. Johnny Got His Gun
  13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  14. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
  15. Kitchen Confidential
  16. Auntie Mame
  17. The Damon Runyon Omnibus
  18. James Thurber's Carnival
  19. Archy & Mehitabel
  20. Nancy Drew
  21. Harry Potter (all the books)
  22. Pentimento
  23. The Name of the Rose
  24. Home Cooking
  25. The Physiology of Taste
  26. Black Beauty
  27. Misty of Chincoteague
  28. Howl
  29. A Coney Island of the Mind
  30. Snow Crash
  31. The Diamond Age
  32. Tom Jones
  33. Rebecca
  34. Nine Princes in Amber (the whole series)
  35. The Pink Motel
  36. Shogun
  37. Tai-Pan
  38. Dune
  39. Stranger in a Strange Land
  40. I, Robot
  41. Farenheit 451
  42. M*A*S*H
  43. Topper (and all other Thorne Smith)
  44. Blood Sucking Fiends
  45. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  46. A Cloud of Sparrows
  47. The Crimson Petal and the White (one of the ones I hated)
  48. The Silver Palate New Basics Cookbook
  49. Road Food
  50. The Glass Teat
  51. The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love (and the two sequels)
  52. The Wind in the Willows
  53. Storming Heaven
  54. Tourist Season (and all other Carl Hiaasen)
  55. The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy (all the books)
  56. The Importance of Being Earnest
  57. The Age of Innocence
  58. A Clockwork Orange
  59. The Joyous Season
  60. Sherlock Holmes
  61. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  62. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  63. The Lord of the Rings (all four books - including The Hobbit)
  64. Foundation Trilogy
  65. Biography of Lilly Langtree
  66. Biography of Rosa Lewis
  67. Great Expectations
  68. Fafhrd & the Grey Mouser series
  69. Bug Jack Baron
  70. The First Wives Club
  71. Lovejoy Mysteries (a lot of them, then they got formulaic and boring, but Ian McShane played him in the BBC series)
  72. V.I. Warshawski mysteries
  73. The House of Nicolo (series)
  74. The Reign of Favored Women (series)
  75. Spangle
  76. The Journeyer
  77. Red Dragon
  78. Shibui
  79. The Sea Hawk
  80. Catch-22
  81. Ghoul
  82. If I Ran the Circus
  83. The Wind Done Gone
  84. John Henry Days
  85. Fran Leibowitz
  86. The Universe in a Nutshell
  87. Who's Afraid of Shroedinger's Cat
  88. Barrel Fever
  89. Edie!
  90. Diaries of Samuel Pepys
  91. The Borrowers
  92. Tom Sawyer
  93. Huckleberry Finn
  94. Rubyfruit Jungle
  95. The Bushwhacked Piano
  96. Lonesome Dove
  97. The Delta of Venus
  98. The Purple Prince of Oz
  99. The Baroque Cycle (3 volumes)
  100. Death in Slow Motion