Thursday, August 13, 2009

The great book lists just keep on coming

New week, new lists of quality literature beloved by the staff of DGLM! Check out parts 1, 2, and 3, and then let us know who you think wrote the below, where they got it wrong, and where they got it so, so right!

DGLM-er #7:

John Cheever's The Stories of John Cheever
Elizabeth McCracken's The Giant's House
Italo Calvino's Difficult Loves
Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon
William Styron's Sophie's Choice
Graham Greene's The End of the Affair
Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot
Christa Wolf's Cassandra
J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
John Fowles's The Magus
Homer's The Odyssey
Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's The General in His Labyrinth
Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago
Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth

DGLM-er #8:

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men
Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange
Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake
Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried
William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying
Dave Eggers's What is the What
Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns
Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove
J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye

Aldous Huxley's Brave New World
Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game
Joseph Heller's Catch-22

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