Amanda’s 26 Top Books of All Time

Amanda PattersonThere are books you read and enjoy and books you just skim through. Sometimes you pick up a book and your eye-hand co-ordination isn’t fast enough to put it down without dropping it on the floor.

But then there are books like these 26 (and a few more…) that you treasure forever. Why 26?

Why not – after all there are 26 letters of the alphabet!

a. “A Man in Full” by Tom Wolfe
b. “The Prince of Tides” by Pat Conroy
c. “The Old Man and The Sea” by Ernest Hemingway
d. “White Oleander” by Janet Fitch
e. “La Peste” by Albert Camus
f. “The Mists of Avalon” by Marion Zimmer Bradley
g. “Black and Blue” by Ian Rankin
h. “Bright Lights, Big City” by Jay McInerny
i. “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café” by Fannie Flagg
j. “A Widow for One Year” by John Irving
k. “The Poet” by Michael Connelly
l. “The Women’s History of the World” by Rosalind Miles
m. “A Sight for Sore Eyes” by Ruth Rendell
n. “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee
o. “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen
p. “Animal Farm” by George Orwell
q. “The Blue Nowhere” by Jeffrey Deaver
r. “The Stone Diaries” by Carol Shields
s. “High Five” by Janet Evanovich
t. “Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil” by John Berendt
u. “Primary Colours” by Anonymous
v. “Charlie & The Chocolate Factory’ by Roald Dahl
w. “Long Walk to Freedom” by Nelson Mandela
x. “On Writing” by Stephen King
y. “Paint it Black” by Janet Fitch
z. “I know this much is true” by Wally Lamb


2 Responses

  1. […] Books of All Time Posted on 17, June, 2008 by durbzblogz Last month I published my list of Amanda’s 26 Top Books of All Time and asked you to send me yours so that we can share and compare and start a discussion. Today we […]

  2. John Master’s Books:
    Far far the Mountain Peak
    Coral Strand
    Nightrunners of Bengal
    and more

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