where there's smoke there's flames

No fucking wonder I can't breathe:

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You know this all our fault for letting the homosexuals marry don't you?



Instructions: The top 106 books most often marked as "unread" by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well-rounded. Bold the ones you've read, asterisk the ones you read for school, italicize the ones you started but didn't finish.

A Clockwork Orange
A Confederacy of Dunces- just pulled this out of our old car, could not finish it, just too choppy
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A People’s History of the United States: 1492-present
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Short History of Nearly Everything
American Gods
Anansi Boys
Angela’s Ashes: a Memoir
Angels & Demons
Anna Karenina
Atlas Shrugged- my god I loved the fountainhead, but could not stomach this.
Brave New World
Cloud Atlas
Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed
Crime and Punishment- where did I put that after my last move?
David Copperfield
Don Quixote- see crime & punishment
Dubliners* yeah never really read any Joyce
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
Foucault’s Pendulum
Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything
Gravity’s Rainbow- but I love the crying of lot 49
Great Expectations
Gulliver’s Travels
Guns, Germs, and Steel
In Cold Blood: a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
Jane Eyre
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Les Misérables
Life of Pi: a novel- but it sucks ass
Love in the Time of Cholera
Madame Bovary
Mansfield Park
Memoirs of a Geisha- also sucked ass
Moby Dick
Mrs. Dalloway
Northanger Abbey
Oliver Twist
On the Road- I am ashamed
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Oryx and Crake
Pride and Prejudice
Reading Lolita in Tehran: a memoir in books
Sense and Sensibility
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
The Aeneid
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Blind Assassin
The Brothers Karamazov
The Canterbury Tales
The Catcher in the Rye
The Confusion
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Fountainhead
The God of Small Things
The Grapes of Wrath
The Historian: a novel
The Hobbit
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Iliad
The Kite Runner
The Mists of Avalon
The Name of the Rose
The Odyssey
The Once and Future King
The Picture of Dorian Gray- started someone else's copy on a weekend away from home, never picked it up again
The Poisonwood Bible: a novel
The Prince*
The Satanic Verses- once again, started it abroad, still need to get a copy & finish it
The Scarlet Letter
The Silmarillion
The Sound and the Fury
The Tale of Two Cities
The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
To the Lighthouse
Treasure Island
Vanity Fair
War and Peace
Watership Down
White Teeth
Wicked: the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
Wuthering Heights
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: an inquiry into values



when I was a teenager, I never got quite how terrifyingly creepy this was.