100 Book Reading List

Most of these books I already own, or they have been on my Amazon wish list for ages. I just have to read them. Some of these have been partially read by me, or completely read a long time ago.

  1. Papillon by Henri Charriere
  2. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer
  3. The Myth of Continents
  4. The Mismeasure of Man
  5. Road Trips by Peter Hessler
  6. Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics
    by William Dunham
  7. Goden, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
  8. Lise Meitner and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age
    by Patricia Rife, J.A. Wheeleer
  9. Le Ton Beau De Marot: In Praise Of The Music Of Language
    by Douglas R. Hofstadter
  10. I am a Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter
  11. The Mind’s I by Douglas Hofstadter
  12. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman, Robert K. Massie
  13. Our Life in Gardens
    by Joe Eck, Wayne Winterrowd
  14. With Their Backs to the World: Portraits from Serbia
    by Asne Seierstad
  15. The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seirstad
  16. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
  17. Letters from Burma
    by Aung San Suu Kyi, Fergal Keane
  18. The Sacred Willow: Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family
    by Duong Van Mai Elliott
  19. John Adams by David McCullough
  20. Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough
  21. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
  22. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
  23. Truman by David McCullough
  24. Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age by Arthur Herman
  25. Health and the Rise of Civilization by Mark Nathan Cohen
  26. The Irrational Journey by Pauline de Rothschild
  27. In Xanadu by William Dalrymple
  28. White Mughals by W. Dalrymple
  29. From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium by William Dalrymple
  30. The Age of Kali: Travels and Encounters in India (Text Only) by William Dalrymple
  31. From the Holy Mountain: A Journey Among the Christians of the Middle East by William Dalrymple
  32. Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42 by William Dalrymple
  33. City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi by William Dalrymple
  34. Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India by William Dalrymple
  35. Tsvetaeva by Viktoria Schweitzer and Robert Chandler
  36. The Father a biography of Bronson Alcott
  37. Ska: An Oral History
    by Heather Augustyn
  38. The Strangest Man: Paul Dirac
  39. Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks
  40. Oaxaca by Oliver Sacks
  41. My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers
  42. Uncle Tungsten by Oliver Sacks
  43. Wild Swans
  44. Dante’s Inferno
  45. Illiad
  46. Odyssey
  47. Orchid Fever by Eric Hansen
  48. The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean
  49. The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World’s Most Beautiful Orchid by Craig Pittman
  50. A Brief History of Everything by Bill Bryson
  51. Neither Here Nor There by Bill Bryson
  52. The Blue Nile by Alan Moorehead
  53. The White Nile by Alan Moorehead
  54. Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix
  55. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  56. The Korean War: A History by Bruce Cumings
  57. Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin
  58. River Town by Peter Hessler
  59. Oracle Bones by Peter Hessler
  60. The Road to Reality by Roger Penrose
  61. An Unexpected Light by Jason Elliot
  62. Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran
  63. Hyperspace Michio Kaku
  64. Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku
  65. Einstein’s Magical Year
  66. The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene
  67. The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Greene
  68. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
  69. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene
  70. The Brother Gardeners: A Generation of Gentlemen Naturalists and the Birth of an Obsession by Andrea Wulf
  71. Memory Maps by Lisa St. Aubin De Teran
  72. River-Horse: The Logbook of a Boat Across America by William Least Heat-Moon
  73. Prairy Erth: A Deep Map by William Least Heat-Moon
  74. Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon
  75. Motoring With Mohammed by Eric Hansen
  76. Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan
  77. Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen
  78. Art & Physics: Parallel Visions in Space, Time, and Light by Leonard Shlain
  79. The Reformation by Diarmaid MacCulloch
  80. The Sewing Circles of Herat
  81. The Prince of the Marshes
  82. Flower Hunters
  83. Warped Passages
  84. Unpacking the Boxes: A Memoir of a Life in Poetry Paperback by Donald Hall
  85. Euler’s Gem: The Polyhedron Formula and the Birth of Topology Paperback by David S. Richeson
  86. Stolen Voices: Young People’s War Diaries, from World War I to Iraq Paperback – December 26, 2006
    by Zlata Filipovic
  87. Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma by Michael Peppiatt
  88. The Normal Christian Life by Watchman Nee
  89. The Koran
  90. The Flute Book: A Complete Guide for Students and Performers by Nancy Toff
  91. Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics
    by William Dunham
  92. Euler: The Master of Us All by William Dunham
  93. Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the world he made up by K. C. Cole
  94. Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes
  95. Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
  96. A Year in the World by Frances Mayes
  97. Ghost Train to the Eastern Star by Paul Theroux
  98. The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
  99. The Island of the Colorblind by Oliver Sacks
  100. Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik
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