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The Phantom's Incomplete Book List:
not even close to 1001 books yet

by Diannek

Please write if you must and tell me which ones you would add phantom@clevermag.com

Achabe, Chinua, Things Fall Apart
Allende, Isabelle, House of Spirits, Daughter of Fortune|
Ambrose, Stephen, Undaunted Courage
Atwood, Margaret, Alias Grace, Blind Assassin
Austen, Jane, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility

Barker, Pat, The Regeneration Trilogy, Life Class
Barrett, Andrea, The Voyage of the Narnia
Bellow, Saul, Humboldt’s Gift
Bird, Isabella, all of them
Bronte, Charlotte, Jane Eyre
Bronte, Emily, Wuthering Heights
Brown, Dan, DaVince Code
Bryson, Bill, A Walk in the Woods, and all of his travel books, plus his history book
Bowles, Paul, The Sheltering Sky
Buck, Pearl, The Good Earth

Camus, Albert, The Stranger
Carter, Stephen L., The Emperor of Ocean Park
Cather, Willa, My Antonia
Cahill, Tom, Lost in my own backyard
Cervantes, Miguel de, Don Quixote
Chang, Jung, Wild Swans: three daughters of China
Chabon, Michael, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Chaucer, Geoffrey, The Canterbury Tales
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg, The Ox-bow Incident
Conrad, Joseph, Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim
Conroy, Pat, Prince of Tides
Cunningham, Michael, The Hours

Davenport, Kiana, Shark Dialogues
Dawkins, Richard, The God Delusion
DeLillo, Don, Underworld, White Noise
DeMille, Nelson, The Gold Coast, Charm School
Dickens, Charles, Oliver Twist, Bleak House
Dickey, James, Deliverance
Doctorow, E. L. Ragtime, The March
Doerr, Harriet, Stones for Ibarra
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, Brothers Karamazov
Dreiser, Theodore, An American Tragedy, Sister Carrie
Du Marnier, Daphne, Rebecca
Durrell, Lawrence, The Alexandria Quartet

Ehrenreich, Barbara, Nickel and Dimed
Ellison, Ralph, The Invisible Man
Eugenides, Jeffrey, Middlesex

Fadiman, Anne, The Spirit Catches you and you fall down
Faulkner, Sound and Fury
Faulks, Sebastian, On Green Dolphin Street, Birdsong
Fitzgerald F. Scott, Great Gatsby
Flaubert, Gustave, Madam Bovary
Follett, Ken, The Key to Rebecca
Ford, Ford Maddox, The Good Soldier
Forster, E. M., Room with a View, Howard’s End, Passage to India
Fowler, Karen Joy, The Jane Austen Book Club
Franzen, Jonathan, The Corrections
Frazier, Charles, Cold Mountain
Furst, Alan, his WWII spy series

Gaddis, William, A Frolic of his own
Gaines, Ernest, A Lesson before dying
Gardner, John, The Art of Fiction
Gelb, Michael, How to Think like Leonardo DaVince
George, Elizabeth, Deception on His Mind
Gibbons, Kay, On the Occasion of my last Afternoon
Glass, Julie, Three Junes
Golden, Arthur, Memoirs of a Geisha
Golding, William, Lord of the Flies
Gore, Al, An Inconvenient Truth
Grafton, Sue, her alphabet series
Greene, Graham, The Heart of the Matter, The Comedians
Grisham, John, all of them
Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther
Gutterson, William, Snow Falling on Cedars

Hammett, Dashiell, The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man
Harden, Blaine, Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent
Harris, Thomas, Enigma
Heller, Joseph, Catch 22
Holmes, Sherlock, The Hound of the Baskerville
Homer, The Iliad, The Odyssey
Horwitz, Tony, Blue Latitudes
Hulmr, Keri, The Bone People
Huxley, Aldus, Brave New World

Irving, John, The World According to Garp, Cider House Rules, A Prayer for Owen Meany
Ishiguro, Kazuo, The Remains of the Day

James, Henry, Portrait of a Lady
Johnson, Charles, Middle Passage
Jones, James, From Here to Eternity
Joyce, James, Ulysses
Junger, Sebastian, Perfect Storm

Kantor, MacKinlay, Andersonville
Karr, Mary, The Liars’ Club
Keneally, Thomas, Schindler’s List
Kerouac, Jack, On the Road
Kesey, Ken, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
King, Stephen, On Writing, The Stand, Carrie
Kingsolver, Barbara, The Poisonwood Bible, Prodigal Summer
Kneale, Matthew, English Passengers
Krakauer, John, Into Thin Air
Kostova, Elizabeth, The Historian

Lamont, Anne, bird by bird
Lehiri, Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake
Lee, Harper, To Kill a Mockingbird
Leopold, Aldo, A Sand County Almanac
Levi, Carlos, Christ Stopped at Eboli
Lewis, Sinclair, Main Street
Lively, Penelope, Moon Tiger
London, Jack, Call of the Wild
Ludlum, Robert, the Bourne spy series

Mailer, Norman, The Naked and the Dead
Martel, Yann, Life of Pi
Marx, Karl, The Communist Manifesto
Maughm, Summerset, Of Human Bondage, Moon and Six Pence
McBain, Ed, the 87th precinct series
McCullers, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
McEwan, Ian, Atonement
McKenna, Richard, The Sand Pebbles
McMurtry, Larry, Lonesome Dove
McPhee, John, Annals of the Former World
Mitchell, Margaret, Gone with the Wind
Michener, John, Tales of the South Pacific, Hawaii
Morris, Jan, Hong Kong, and all her other travel books
Morrison, Toni, Song of Solomon, Beloved
Mortenson, Greg, Three cups of Tea
Murphy, Kevin, A Year at the Movies

Newby, Eric, A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

Oates, Joyce Carol, Middle Age: a romance, Them
O’Hara, John, Appointment in Samarra, Butterfield 8, 10 North Frederick
Ondaatje, Michael, The English Patient
Orwell, George, 1984

Proulx, Annie, The shipping News
Proust, Marcel, In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of things Past)

Quindlen, Anna, One True Thing

Rendell, Ruth, A Sight for Sore Eyes
Rose, Phyllis, My year of Reading Proust
Roth, Philip, Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy’s Complaint
Rowling, J. K., The Harry Potter series

Salinger, J. D., Catcher in the Rye
Shakespeare, William, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Taming of the Shrew
Shaw, Irwin, The Young Lions
Shields, Carol, The Stone Diaries
Smiley, Jane, A Thousand Acres
Spark, Muriel, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Stegner, Wallace, Angel of Repose
Steinbeck, John, Grapes of Wrath, Tortilla Flats, Of Mice and Men, Moon is Down
Styron, William, Confessions of Nat Turner, Sophie’s Choice

Theroux, Paul, all of his travel essays
Tolstoy, Leo, Anna Karenina, War and Peace
Tuchman, Barbara, Guns of August
Twain, Mark, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer
Tyler, Anne, Dinner at the Homesick Hotel, Amateur Marriage, Breathing Lessons

Updike, Robert, the Rabbit series

Vogler, Chris, The Writer’s Journey
Vonnegut, Kurt, Slaughterhouse-Five

Walker, Alice, The Color Purple
Warren, Robert Penn, All the King’s Men
Waugh, Evelyn, Brideshead Revisited, Handful of Dust
Welty, Eudora, The Optimist’s Daughter
Winchester, Simon, The Professor and the Madman
Winn, Marie, Red Tails in Love
West, Nathanael, Day of the Locust
Wharton, Edith, Age of Innocence, House of Mirth
Wilde, Oscar, Picture of Dorian Gray
Wolfe, Tom, Bonfire of the Vanities
Woolf, Virginia, To the Lighthouse
Wouk, Herman, The Caine Mutiny, Marjorie Morningstar, Winds of War, War and Remembrance
Wright, Richard, Native Son

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