Top Ten Books To Read Before You Die

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The Top Ten

1 The Catcher In the Rye - J.D.Salinger

I read this in 12th grade.

2 Rage - Stephen King
3 And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
4 The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane

First book I ever read - bobbythebrony

5 Murder On the Orient Express - Agatha Christie
6 The Green Mile - Stephen King

LOVE This book

7 The Unexpected Guest - Agatha Christie
8 Death On the Nile - Agatha Christie
9 The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien

Thank you for putting this on here! - Cyri

10 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie

The Contenders

11 Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
12 The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde

You know a book is a good book when it makes you think. The Picture of Dorian Gray made me think a lot. The book is full of quotable lines, ideas and philosophies, some of which are rather controversial, and also Oscar Wilde's sharp wit, which I'm a huge fan of. The book is a must read. - winner333

13 Foundation Series - Isaac Asimov

Haven't read it in a long time - bobbythebrony

14 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
15 The Hunt for Red October- Tom Clancy
16 Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
17 The Diary of Young Girl - Anne Frank
18 Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Nah. I find this book to be very overrated.

19 The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
20 Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
21 War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
22 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
23 The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
24 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - JK Rowling
25 A Perfect Spy - John Le Carre
26 Mr. T: The Man with the Gold
27 Heaven is for Real - Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent
28 Dracula - Bram Stoker
29 1984 - George Orwell
30 Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
31 The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison
32 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
33 Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
34 The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
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1. The Catcher In the Rye - J.D.Salinger
2. Rage - Stephen King
3. And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
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1. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
2. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
3. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley
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