Classics Club

I intend to read the following 50+ books by June 27, 2018! Let's go!

  1. Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier - August 2013
  2. A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett - July 2013
  3. The Awakening by Kate Chopin - DNF
  4. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  5. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  6. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (re-read)
  7. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  8. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen - August 2013
  9. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell - DNF
  10. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  11. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins - February 2014
  12. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  13. The Inferno by Dante
  14. Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote April 2014
  15. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  16. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  17. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  18. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  19. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  20. The Plague by Albert Camus
  21. The Bell by Iris Murdoch
  22. The Red and the Black by Stendahl
  23. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  24. - November 2013
  25. Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh - September 2013
  26. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  27. Daddy Long Legs by Jean Webster
  28. Roast Beef Medium by Edna Ferber
  29. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
  30. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  31. The Collector by John Fowles
  32. The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles
  33. Germinal by Emile Zola
  34. The Portrait of a Lady by DH Lawrence
  35. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
  36. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - September 2013
  37. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
  38. Dracula by Bram Stoker - DNF, October 2013
  39. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  40. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  41. 1984 by George Orwell - DNF
  42. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
  43. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan - November 2013
  44. East of Eden by John Steinbeck - August 2014
  45. Wise Blood by Angela Carter
  46. The Outsiders by SE Hinton
  47. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
  48. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  49. The Robber Bridegroom by Eudora Welty
  50. The Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty
  51. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
  52. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather (re-read)
  53. Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison - April 2014
  54. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  55. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  56. The Theban Plays by Sophocles (partial re-read)
Not on the original list, but read within the 5-year window:

1. Matilda by Roald Dahl (re-read) - July 2013
2. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson - July 2013
3. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson - August 2013
4. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith - October 2013
5. The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins - December 2013


  1. Woo hoo! I'm so glad you decided to join and I love the books you picked! Welcome to our little club :) (This is Melissa by the way)

    1. Thanks, Melissa!!! It took me long enough to commit. lol

  2. Sweet! Welcome to the club Andi! :D


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