Daily Archives: January 2, 2014

‘Read More Books’ challenge: Week 11: 520-571 of the list of 623 of the best books ever!

Are you ready for week eleven of our Read More Books challenge?

Read HERE to learn about it. It’s not too late to join in for the fun of it.

Check the ones you may have missed or want to review:


How did you do with your reading? Even if you didn’t finish the book you selected, it counts if you select one for this week to add to your TBR pile.

Here is week eleven’s list of 52 books:

520. Double Act — by Jacqueline Wilson
521. James and the Giant Peach — by Roald Dahl
522. The Bottle Factory Outing — by Beryl Bainbridge
523. Cloud Atlas — by David Mitchell
524. The Tunnel — by William H. Gass
525. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood — by Howard Pyle
526. The Twits — by Roald Dahl
527. The General of the Dead Army — by Ismail Kadare
528. Omensetter’s Luck — by William H. Gass
529. The Razor’s Edge — by W. Somerset Maugham
530. I Capture the Castle — by Dodie Smith
531. Oblomov — by Ivan Goncharov
532. O Pioneers! — by Willa Cather
533. Delia Smith’s Complete Cookery Course — by Delia Smith
534. Romancero Gitano — by Federico García Lorca
535. Holes — by Louis Sachar
536. Under the Net — by Iris Murdoch
537. Darconville’s Cat — by Alexander Theroux
538.Waverley — by Walter Scott
539. Maigret and the Enigmatic Letter — by Georges Simenon
540. The Death of the Heart — by Elizabeth Bowen
541. An Evil Cradling — by Brian Keenan
542. Our Lady of the Flowers — by Jean Genet
543. Up — by Ronald Sukenick
544. A Fine Balance — by Rohinton Mistry
545. The Interpretation of Dreams — by Sigmund Freud
546. Down and out in Paris and London — by George Orwell
547. Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down — by Ishmael Reed
548. Lanark — by Alasdair Gray
549. Vicky Angel — by Jacqueline Wilson
550. Nine Stories — by J. D. Salinger
551. Fureur Et Mystere — by René Char
552. The Bostonians — by Henry James
553. The Old Wives’ Tale — by Arnold Bennett
554. Drown — by Junot Diaz
555. The Education of Henry Adams — by Henry Adams
556. The Betrothed — by Alessandro Manzoni
557. The Last of the Mohicans — by James Fenimore Cooper
558. The Five People You Meet in Heaven — by Mitch Albom
559. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung — by Mao Tse-Tung
560. Eugene Onegin — by Alexander Pushkin
561. You Bright & Risen Angels — by William Vollmann
562. The Alienist — by Caleb Carr
563. Uncle Tom’s Cabin — by Harriet Beecher Stowe
564. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes — by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
565. The Periodic Table — by Primo Levi
566. Magician — by Raymond E. Feist
567. Talk Before Sleep — by Elizabeth Berg
568. Loving — by Henry Green
569. No Orchids for Miss Blandish — by James Hadley Chase
570. The Varieties of Religious Experience — by William James
571. The Secret of the Swordfish — by Edgar P. Jacobs

Next week is the final installment of this list.

I love to hear from you!  From the above list:
  • Which books have you read?
  • Which books do you want to read?
  • Which books are you going to obtain this week?(Even if you are not officially taking the Read More Books challenge I would love to hear about your reading.)

Note: I got permission to share this list on my blog. (Thank you, Stuart!) You could go HERE for the list of “623 of the best books ever written” and see them all at once for yourself, and/or you can follow the list here a few at a time.

Thanks for reading, and … Creative Musings! :)