Rory Gilmore's Reading Challenge

I love watching Gilmore Girls. I also love to read. So of course I have heard of the Rory Gilmore book list before and never gave much thought about it before, but recently I had a friend bring it up to me again. This time I thought I would challenge myself to read the books on there. I decided to reread the books that I had to read in school since I don't remember them well. Also, books that I have read multiple times I put down the most recent read date.
  1. 1984 by George Orwell - Jan. 12, 2013
  2. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - read in middle school
  3. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - read May 2, 2011
  4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon - March 20, 2016
  5. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser - June 16, 2013
  6. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  7. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  8. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - read in middle school
  9. Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
  10. The Art of Fiction by Henry James
  11. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  12. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner - June 23, 2013
  13. Atonement by Ian McEwan - read July 20, 2012
  14. Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy - April 8, 2013
  15. The Awakening by Kate Chopin - read Oct. 17, 2011
  16. Babe by Dick King-Smith
  17. Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
  18. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
  19. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  20. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  21. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  22. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney
  23. The Bhagava Gita
  24. The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews by Peter Duffy
  25. Bitch in Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel
  26. A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays by Mary McCarthy
  27. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley - Oct. 26, 2015
  28. Brick Lane by Monica Ali
  29. Bridgadoon by Alan Jay Lerner
  30. Candide by Voltaire - read April 27, 2011
  31. The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer
  32. Carrie by Stephen King
  33. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller - June 10, 2015
  34. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  35. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White - read in elementry school
  36. The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman
  37. Christine by Stephen King
  38. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens - Sept. 24, 2015
  39. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess - July 27, 2015
  40. The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse
  41. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty
  42. A Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
  43. Complete Novels by Dawn Powell
  44. Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker
  45. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  46. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père - March 17, 2013
  47. Cousin Bette by Honor’e de Balzac
  48. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  49. The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
  50. The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  51. Cujo by Stephen King
  52. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon - read Oct. 2010
  53. Daisy Miller by Henry James - Dec. 28, 2013
  54. Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
  55. David and Lisa by Dr Theodore Issac Rubin M.D
  56. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  57. The Da Vinci -Code by Dan Brown - read Aug. 1, 2012
  58. Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol - April 6, 2013
  59. Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  60. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller - Jan. 18, 2013
  61. Deenie by Judy Blume
  62. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
  63. The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx
  64. The Divine Comedy by Dante - read Nov. 7, 2012
  65. The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
  66. Don Quijote by Cervantes - Aug. 22, 2015
  67. Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhrv
  68. Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson - read Aug. 2, 2011
  69. Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
  70. Eleanor Roosevelt by Blanche Wiesen Cook
  71. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
  72. Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn
  73. Eloise by Kay Thompson
  74. Emily the Strange by Roger Reger
  75. Emma by Jane Austen - Jan. 31, 2013
  76. Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  77. Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol
  78. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  79. Ethics by Spinoza
  80. Europe through the Back Door, 2003 by Rick Steves
  81. Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
  82. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  83. Extravagance by Gary Krist
  84. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - May 7, 2013
  85. Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore
  86. The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan
  87. Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser
  88. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
  89. The Fellowship of the Ring: Book 1 of The Lord of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
  90. Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein
  91. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  92. Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce
  93. Fletch by Gregory McDonald
  94. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes - June 12, 2014
  95. The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
  96. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  97. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - read July 16, 2011
  98. Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger
  99. Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers
  100. Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
  101. Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
  102. George W. Bushism: The Slate Book of the Accidental Wit and Wisdom of our 43rd President by Jacob Weisberg
  103. Gidget by Fredrick Kohner - April 7, 2013
  104. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen - Feb. 21, 2013
  105. The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
  106. The Godfather: Book 1 by Mario Puzo
  107. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy - read Aug. 18, 2012
  108. Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Alvin Granowsky
  109. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell - Jan. 9, 2013
  110. The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford
  111. The Gospel According to Judy Bloom
  112. The Graduate by Charles Webb - May 29, 2013
  113. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck - read in high school
  114. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald - Oct. 22, 2013
  115. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens - Nov. 6, 2013
  116. The Group by Mary McCarthy
  117. Hamlet by William Shakespeare 
  118. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling - read 2003
  119. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling - read 2002
  120. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
  121. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  122. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry
  123. Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare
  124. Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare
  125. Henry V by William Shakespeare
  126. High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
  127. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
  128. Holidays on Ice: Stories by David Sedaris
  129. The Holy Barbarians by Lawrence Lipton
  130. House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
  131. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende - Nov. 1, 2013
  132. How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer
  133. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
  134. How the Light Gets in by M. J. Hyland
  135. Howl by Allen Gingsburg
  136. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  137. The Iliad by Homer - read in high school
  138. I’m with the Band by Pamela des Barres
  139. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  140. Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
  141. Iron Weed by William J. Kennedy
  142. It Takes a Village by Hillary Clinton
  143. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë - read April 18, 2011
  144. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  145. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
  146. The Jumping Frog by Mark Twain
  147. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  148. Just a Couple of Days by Tony Vigorito
  149. The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander
  150. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini - Jan. 15, 2013
  151. Lady Chatterleys’ Lover by D. H. Lawrence
  152. The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 by Gore Vidal
  153. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  154. The Legend of Bagger Vance by Steven Pressfield
  155. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
  156. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
  157. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them by Al Franken
  158. Life of Pi by Yann Martel - read May 26, 2011
  159. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis - read 2009
  160. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
  161. The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway
  162. The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen - Jan. 13, 2013
  163. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott - read 2010
  164. Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  165. Lord of the Flies by William Golding - read in middle school
  166. The Lottery: And Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
  167. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold - read 2009
  168. The Love Story by Erich Segal
  169. Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  170. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert - June 4, 2013
  171. The Manticore by Robertson Davies
  172. Marathon Man by William Goldman
  173. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  174. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir
  175. Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman by William Tecumseh Sherman
  176. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  177. The Meaning of Consuelo by Judith Ortiz Cofer
  178. Mencken’s Chrestomathy by H. R. Mencken
  179. The Merry Wives of Windsro by William Shakespeare
  180. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  181. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides - read June 5, 2012
  182. The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
  183. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  184. The Mojo Collection: The Ultimate Music Companion by Jim Irvin
  185. Moliere: A Biography by Hobart Chatfield Taylor
  186. A Monetary History of the United States by Milton Friedman
  187. Monsieur Proust by Celeste Albaret
  188. A Month Of Sundays: Searching For The Spirit And My Sister by Julie Mars
  189. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
  190. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf - May 29, 2015
  191. Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
  192. My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and It’s Aftermath by Seymour M. Hersh
  193. My Life as Author and Editor by H. R. Mencken
  194. My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru by Tim Guest
  195. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult - September 14, 2013
  196. The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
  197. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
  198. The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  199. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
  200. Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature by Jan Lars Jensen
  201. New Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
  202. The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay
  203. Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
  204. Night by Elie Wiesel
  205. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen - read May 29, 2011
  206. The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism by William E. Cain, Laurie A. Finke, Barbara E. Johnson, John P. McGowan
  207. Novels 1930-1942: Dance Night/Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel/Angels on Toast/A Time to be Born by Dawn Powell
  208. Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski
  209. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck - June 8, 2013
  210. Old School by Tobias Wolff
  211. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens - May 23, 2015
  212. On the Road by Jack Kerouac - June 23, 2015
  213. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  214. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey - March 23, 2013
  215. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  216. The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life by Amy Tan
  217. Oracle Night by Paul Auster
  218. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
  219. Othello by Shakespeare - read in high school
  220. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
  221. The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan
  222. Out of Africa by Isac Dineson
  223. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
  224. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster - July 14, 2016
  225. The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition by Donald Kagan
  226. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky - read March 1, 2012
  227. Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
  228. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  229. Pigs at the Trough by Arianna Huffington
  230. Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi - Jan. 13, 2013
  231. Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
  232. The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
  233. The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker
  234. The Portable Nietzche by Fredrich Nietzche
  235. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill by Ron Suskind
  236. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen - read Oct. 2012
  237. Property by Valerie Martin
  238. Pushkin: A Biography by T. J. Binyon
  239. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  240. Quattrocento by James Mckean
  241. A Quiet Storm by Rachel Howzell Hall
  242. Rapunzel by Grimm Brothers - Feb. 21, 2013
  243. The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe- Jan. 18, 2013
  244. The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
  245. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
  246. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier - read June 22, 2011
  247. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  248. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
  249. Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories From a Decade Gone Mad by Virginia Holman
  250. The Return of the King: The Lord of the Rings Book 3 by J. R. R. Tolkien
  251. R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton - read April 15, 2012
  252. Rita Hayworth by Stephen King
  253. Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry Robert
  254. Roman Fever by Edith Wharton
  255. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare- read in high school
  256. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
  257. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
  258. Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin
  259. Sacred Time by Ursula Hegi
  260. Sanctuary by William Faulkner
  261. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford
  262. The Scarecrow of Oz by Frank L. Baum
  263. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne - read Sept. 15, 2011
  264. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
  265. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
  266. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  267. Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman
  268. Selected Letters of Dawn Powell: 1913-1965 by Dawn Powell
  269. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  270. A Separate Peace by John Knowles
  271. Several Biographies of Winston Churchill
  272. Sexus by Henry Miller
  273. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  274. Shane by Jack Shaefer
  275. The Shining by Stephen King
  276. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  277. S Is for Silence by Sue Grafton - July 14, 2015
  278. Slaughter-house Five by Kurt Vonnegut - March 25, 2014
  279. Small Island by Andrea Levy
  280. Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
  281. Snow White and Rose Red by Grimm Brothers - Feb. 21, 2013
  282. Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World by Barrington Moore
  283. The Song of Names by Norman Lebrecht
  284. Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos by Julia de Burgos
  285. The Song Reader by Lisa Tucker
  286. Songbook by Nick Hornby
  287. The Sonnets by William Shakespeare - Feb. 1, 2013
  288. Sonnets from the Portuegese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  289. Sophie’s Choice by William Styron - Feb. 12, 2013
  290. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  291. Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
  292. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
  293. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
  294. A Streetcar Named Desiree by Tennessee Williams
  295. Stuart Little by E. B. White
  296. Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  297. Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust
  298. Swimming with Giants: My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins and Seals by Anne Collett
  299. Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
  300. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - Oct. 25, 2013
  301. Tender Is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  302. Term of Endearment by Larry McMurtry
  303. Time and Again by Jack Finney
  304. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger - April 14, 2013
  305. To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
  306. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - Feb. 2, 2015
  307. The Tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare
  308. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith - read July 9, 2012
  309. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  310. The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson
  311. Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
  312. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  313. Ulysses by James Joyce
  314. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath 1950-1962 by Sylvia Plath
  315. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  316. Unless by Carol Shields - April 24, 2014
  317. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
  318. The Vanishing Newspaper by Philip Meyers
  319. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  320. Velvet Underground’s The Velvet Underground and Nico (Thirty Three and a Third series) by Joe Harvard
  321. The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
  322. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  323. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  324. Walt Disney’s Bambi by Felix Salten
  325. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy - Feb. 26, 2014
  326. We Owe You Nothing – Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews edited by Daniel Sinker
  327. What Colour is Your Parachute? 2005 by Richard Nelson Bolles
  328. What Happened to Baby Jane by Henry Farrell
  329. When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
  330. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson - Aug. 25, 2014
  331. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee
  332. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire - read June 12, 2011
  333. The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum
  334. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë - Jan. 15, 2014
  335. The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
  336. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
  337. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Tool
I got the list from here.