By popular demand, here is the complete list of Books I’ve Never Read (But Really Should), all to be reviewed and discussed here on Keeping Up With The Penguins.

  1. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  2. To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee ✓
  3. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen ✓
  4. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë ✓
  5. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
  6. The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion ✓
  7. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  8. The Dressmaker – Rosalie Ham ✓
  9. A Game Of Thrones – George R. R. Martin ✓
  10. Divergent – Veronica Roth ✓
  11. The Fault In Our Stars – John Green ✓
  12. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho ✓
  13. All The Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr ✓
  14. Still Alice – Lisa Genova
  15. The Husband’s Secret – Liane Moriarty ✓
  16. The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle ✓
  17. The One Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared – Jonas Jonasson ✓
  18. The Lake House – Kate Morton ✓
  19. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy – Douglas Adams ✓
  20. The Girl On The Train – Paula Hawkins
  21. Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell ✓
  22. The Maze Runner – James Dashner
  23. The Happiest Refugee – Ahn Do ✓
  24. Paper Towns – John Green ✓
  25. The Martian – Andy Weir ✓
  26. If I Stay – Gayle Forman
  27. The Colour Of Magic – Terry Pratchett
  28. Life After Life – Kate Atkinson ✓
  29. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler
  30. We Were Liars – E. Lockhart ✓
  31. A Short History Of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson ✓
  32. Farenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury ✓
  33. My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante ✓
  34. On The Road – Jack Kerouac ✓
  35. Yes Please – Amy Poehler
  36. Girl Online – Zoe Sugg ✓
  37. A Brief History Of Time – Stephen Hawking ✓
  38. The Brain That Changes Itself – Norman Doidge ✓
  39. American Sniper – Chris Kyle ✓
  40. Wild – Cheryl Strayed
  41. The Pilgrim’s Progress – John Bunyan ✓
  42. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe ✓
  43. Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift ✓
  44. Clarissa – Samuel Richardson
  45. The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman – Laurence Sterne ✓
  46. Emma – Jane Austen ✓
  47. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley ✓
  48. Sybil – Benjamin Disraeli
  49. Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë
  50. Vanity Fair – William Thackeray
  51. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
  52. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  53. Moby Dick – Herman Melville
  54. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll ✓
  55. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott ✓
  56. The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain ✓
  57. Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
  58. The Picture Of Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde ✓
  59. Dracula – Bram Stoker
  60. Kim – Rudyard Kipling ✓
  61. The Call Of The Wild – Jack London ✓
  62. The Golden Bowl – Henry James ✓
  63. The Wind In The Willows – Kenneth Grahame
  64. The Thirty-Nine Steps – John Buchan ✓
  65. The Age Of Innocence – Edith Wharton ✓
  66. Ulysses – James Joyce ✓
  67. A Passage To India – EM Forster ✓
  68. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes – Anita Loos ✓
  69. Mrs Dalloway – Virginia Woolf
  70. Lolly Willowes – Sylvia Townsend
  71. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway ✓
  72. The Maltese Falcon – Dashiell Hammett ✓
  73. As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner
  74. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley ✓
  75. Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons ✓
  76. Nineteen Nineteen – John Dos Passos ✓
  77. Tropic Of Cancer – Henry Miller ✓
  78. Scoop – Evelyn Waugh ✓
  79. Murphy – Samuel Beckett ✓
  80. The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler ✓
  81. Party Going – Henry Green
  82. The Grapes Of Wrath – John Steinbeck ✓
  83. All The King’s Men – Robert Penn Warren ✓
  84. The Heat Of The Day – Elizabeth Bowen
  85. The End Of The Affair – Graham Greene ✓
  86. The Catcher In The Rye – JD Salinger
  87. The Adventures of Augie March – Saul Bellow ✓
  88. Lord Of The Flies – William Golding ✓
  89. The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark
  90. Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
  91. The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing ✓
  92. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
  93. A Single Man – Christopher Isherwood
  94. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
  95. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath ✓
  96. Portnoy’s Complaint – Philip Roth ✓
  97. Money: A Suicide Note – Martin Amis ✓
  98. An Artist Of The Floating World – Kazuo Ishiguro ✓
  99. Amongst Women – John McGahern ✓
  100. True History Of The Kelly Gang – Peter Carey ✓
  101. She Came To Stay – Simone De Beauvoir ✓
  102. The Divine Comedy – Dante Alighieri ✓
  103. My Brilliant Career – Miles Franklin
  104. Crime And Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky ✓
  105. Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ✓
  106. The White Mouse – Nancy Wake ✓
  107. The Narrow Road To The Deep North – Richard Flanagan ✓
  108. The Turn Of The Screw – Henry James ✓
  109. Lady Chatterley’s Lover – DH Lawrence

Entries marked with a check are texts that I have already procured, and a review will be coming soon on Keeping Up With The Penguins. The rest of them? Well, they’re the reason I’ll be drinking the house wine for a few years…

What do you think? Have I missed your favourite? Spot any glaring omissions? Get in touch to let me know (and subscribe to my mailing list below to stay up to date!).