Friday, December 23, 2011

Books to Read - (free online!)

This is the beginning of a list of books that are available for free online that I would like to read (or reread).  I also believe that this is an important part of my education.  So, here's to reading!  Let's see how long it takes me to work through this list.
  1. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  2. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  3. Utopia by Thomas More
  4. Ulysses by James Joyce
  5. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
  6. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  7. Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
  8. This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  9. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  10. The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare
  11. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham
  12. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
  13. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
  14. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  15. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  16. The Republic by Plato
  17. The Odyssey by Homer
  18. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
  19. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  20. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
  21. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
  22. The Iliad by Homer
  23. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  24. The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
  25. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  26. The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  27. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  28. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  29. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  30. The Aeneid by Virgil
  31. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  32. Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
  33. Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
  34. Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence
  35. Silas Marner by George Eliot
  36. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  37. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  38. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  39. Poetics by Aristotle
  40. Poems by T.S. Eliot
  41. Paradise Lost by John Milton
  42. Othello by William Shakespeare
  43. Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles
  44. Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard by Joseph Conrad
  45. Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
  46. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  47. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  48. Metamorphoses by Ovid
  49. Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
  50. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  51. Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth
  52. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
  53. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  54. King Richard II by William Shakespeare
  55. King Lear by William Shakespeare
  56. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
  57. Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
  58. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  59. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  60. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  61. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  62. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  63. Divine Comedy by Dante Aligheri
  64. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  65. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot
  66. Common Sense by Thomas Paine
  67. Candide by Voltaire
  68. Beowulf
  69. As You Like It by William Shakespeare
  70. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
  71. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  72. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  73. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  74. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  75. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain

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