The Book List Challenge

65+ Books in 7 years.

In May 2013 I came across this list on a website entitled '65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s' and being in my 20s and an avid reader I decided to take up this challenge and read them all before I turn 30. Here's my progress so far:

3. The Deptford Trilogy-Robertson Davies (3 Books)
5. Giovanni’s Room-James Baldwin
6. A Visit From The Goon Squad-Jennifer Egan
7. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao-Junot Diaz
8. Lucy-Jamaica Kincaid
9. The Moviegoer-Walker Percy
10. White Teeth-Zadie Smith
11. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
12. Infinite Jest-David Foster Wallace
13. Bright Lights, Big City-Jay McInerney
14. The Namesake-Jhumpa Lahiri
15. Call Me By Your Name-Andre Aciman
16. The Rachel Papers-Martin Amis
17. Song of Solomon-Toni Morrison
18. The Sun Also Rises-Ernest Hemmingway
19. Never Let Me Go-Kazuo Ishiguro
20. A Home At The End of the World-Michael Cunningham
21. The Sandman Series-Neil Gaiman (10 Books)
22. The Group-Mary McCarthy
23. Quicksand/Passing-Nella Larsen (2 Books)
24. Pastoralia-George Saunders
25. Ready Player One-Ernest Cline
26. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius-Dave Eggers
27. The Bell Jar-Sylvia Plath
28. Main Street-Sinclair Lewis
29. His Dark Materials Trilogy-Phillip Lewis (3 Books)
30. Generation X-Douglas Coupland
31. The Fortress of Solitude-Jonathan Lethem
32. Housekeeping-Marilynne Robinson
33. I Love Dick-Chris Kraus
34. On The Road-Jack Kerouac
35. Even Cowgirls Get The Blues-Tom Robbins
36.Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World-Haruki Murakami

37. Bossy Pants-Tina Fey
38. Kitchen Confidential-Anthony Bourdain
39. How To Lose Friends and Alienate People-Toby Young
40. The Dirt-Motley Crue & Neil Strauss
41. Lunar Park-Bret Easton Ellis
42. Just Kids-Patti Smith
43. Another Bullshit Night in Suck City-Nick Flynn
44. Oh The Glory of It All-Sean Wilsey
45. I Don’t Care About Your Band-Julie Klausner
46. Wild-Cheryl Strayed
47. Lit-Mary Karr
48. I’m With The Band-Pamela Des Barres
49. Dear Diary-Lesley Arfin

50. The Complete Poems of Anne Sexton-Anne Sexton
51. Actual Air-David Berman
52. The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch-Kenneth Koch
53. Alien Vs Predator-Michael Robbins
54. The Collected Poems of Audre Lord-Audre Lord

55. Me Talk Pretty One Day-David Sedaris
57. My Misspent Youth-Meghan Daum
58. Slouching Towards Bethlehem-Joan Didion
59. Up In The Old Hotel-Joseph Mitchell

General Life:
60. How To Cook Everything-Mark Bittman
61. How’s Your Drink-Eric Felten
62. The Elements of Style-Strunk and White
63. Letters to a Young Contrarian-Christopher Hitchens
64. Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain-Betty Edwards
65. He’s Just Not That Into You-Greg Behrendt & Liz Tuccillo

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