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Unfinished books meme

According to Kim these are the top 106 most unfinished books according to LibraryThing.

Bold are the ones I've read. Strike-through indicates I started but didn't finish. I've also noted the ones I read for school. Yeah, I'm doing my formatting different.

  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
  • Anna Karenina (school)
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Catch-22 (don't remember it though)
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Wuthering Heights
  • The Silmarillion
  • Life of Pi : a novel
  • The Name of the Rose
  • Don Quixote
  • Moby Dick
  • Ulysses
  • Madame Bovary (school)
  • The Odyssey
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Jane Eyre
  • The Tale of Two Cities
  • The Brothers Karamazov (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies
  • War and Peace
  • Vanity Fair
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • The Iliad
  • Emma
  • The Blind Assassin (I'll get back to again some day)
  • The Kite Runner
  • Mrs. Dalloway
  • Great Expectations
  • American Gods
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
  • Atlas Shrugged (I need to read this so I understand the kooky side of libertarians)
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
  • Memoirs of a Geisha (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • Middlesex (was thinking about making this my next book)
  • Quicksilver
  • Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
  • The Canterbury Tales
  • The Historian : a novel
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Brave New World (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • The Fountainhead (same comment as previous Ayn Rand book)
  • Foucault’s Pendulum
  • Middlemarch (school)
  • Frankenstein
  • The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Dracula (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Anansi Boys
  • The Once and Future King (might have read this)
  • The Grapes of Wrath (school)
  • The Poisonwood Bible : a novel (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • 1984
  • Angels & Demons
  • The Inferno
  • The Satanic Verses
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Mansfield Park
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • To the Lighthouse (school)
  • Tess of the D’Urbervilles
  • Oliver Twist
  • Gulliver’s Travels
  • Les Misérables
  • The Corrections
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • Dune
  • The Prince
  • The Sound and the Fury
  • Angela’s Ashes : a memoir
  • The God of Small Things
  • A People’s History of the United States : 1492-present
  • Cryptonomicon
  • Neverwhere (can't remember if I finished this, so it goes here for now)
  • A Confederacy of Dunces (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
  • Dubliners
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Beloved
  • Slaughterhouse-five
  • The Scarlet Letter (school)
  • Eats, Shoots & Leaves (currently own, haven't gotten to it yet)
  • The Mists of Avalon
  • Oryx and Crake : a novel
  • Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
  • Cloud Atlas
  • The Confusion
  • Lolita
  • Persuasion
  • Northanger Abbey
  • The Catcher in the Rye
  • On the Road
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : an inquiry into values
  • The Aeneid
  • Watership Down (school)
  • Gravity’s Rainbow
  • The Hobbit
  • In Cold Blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
  • White Teeth
  • Treasure Island
  • David Copperfield
  • The Three Musketeers
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