My Favorite Books

Neuromancer - William Gibson
American Gods - Neil Gaiman
The Naked and the Dead - Norman Mailer
The Grass Crown - Colleen McCullough
Truman - David McCullough
Firestarter - Stephen King
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - John le Carré
Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
Hondo - Louis L'Amour
100%: The Story of a Patriot – Upton Sinclair
1984 – George Orwell
A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court – Mark Twain
A Matter For Men (The War Against the Chtorr, Book 1) – David Gerrold
A Spell for Chameleon – Piers Anthony
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
A Time To Kill – John Grisham
Animal Farm – George Orwell
Another Fine Myth – Robert Aspirin
Assassin’s Apprentice – Robin Hobb
Autobiography – Benjamin Franklin
Autobiography – Mother Jones
Autobiography – Thomas Jefferson
Beowulf – unknown
Berlin Game, Mexico Set, and London Match (Trilogy) – Len Deighton
Black Experience in America – Norman Coombs
Burr – The American Chronicle – Gore Vidal
Cannery Row – John Steinbeck
Cape Cod – Henry David Thoreau
Captain Blood – Rafael Sabatini
Carnivores of Light and Darkness – Alan Dean Foster
Casino Royale – Ian Fleming
Cassandra – C J Cherryh
Death of a Citizen – David Hamilton
Death of a Salesman – Arthur Miller
Demian – The Story of Emil Sinlair’s Youth – Hermann Hesse
Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Enemy Mine – Barry B. Longyear
Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton
Eurema’s Dam – R.A. Lafferty
Eye of the Needle – Ken Follett
Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
Faith, Hope, and Charity (Trilogy) – Len Deighton
First Contact – Murray Leinster
Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes
Forever Yours, Anna – Kate Wilhelm
Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
Franny and Zooey – J. D. Salinger
From Russia With Love – Ian Fleming
Gonna Roll the Bones – Fritz Leiber
Goodbye Mickey Mouse – Len Deighton
Great Expectation – Charles Dickens
Grotto of the Dancing Deer – Clifford D. Simak
Hard Times – Charles Dickens
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling
Home is the Hangman – Roger Zelazny
Hound Of The Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
House of Seven Gables – Nathaniel Hawthorne
How the Other Half Lives – Jacob Riis
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream – Harlan Ellison
I, Robot – Isaac Asimov
In the Hour Before Midnight – Jack Higgins
Inside Job – Connie Willis
Interview With the Vampire – Anne Rice
Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë
John Adams – David McCullough
Letters from an American Farmer – St. John de Crevecoeur
Letters from England – Elizabeth Davis Bancroft
Little House In The Big Woods – Laura Ingalls Wilder
Live and Let Die – Ian Fleming
Lord Loss (The Demonata Book 1) - Darren Shan
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
Making of An American – Jacob Riis
Mein Kampf – Adolph Hitler
Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower – C. S. Forester
Mutineer Kris Longknife – Mike Shepherd.
My Antonia – Willa Cather
Myth Conceptions – Robert Aspirin
Narrative of the Life an American Slave – Frederick Douglass
Nightwings – Robert Silverberg
No Comebacks – Frederick Forsyth
None So Blind – Joe Haldeman
Notes of the State of Virginia – Thomas Jefferson
Of Human Bondage – W. Somerset Maugham
Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Princess of Mars – Edgar R. Burroughs
Raw Gold – Bertrand W. Sinclair
Red Prophet, The Tales of Alvin Maker – Orson Scott Card
Red Storm Rising – Tom Clancy
Repent Harlequin Said the Ticktockman – Harlan Ellison
Ringworld – Larry Niven
River God - Wilbur Smith
Royal Pains: First, Do No Harm - D P Lyle
Seventh Son, The Tales of Alvin Maker – Orson Scott Card
Sharpe’s Tiger – Bernard Cornwell
Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Shogun – James Clavell
Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut
Slavery in Massachusetts – Henry David Thoreau
Space – James A. Michener
Spartacus – Howard Fast
Spy Hook, Spy Line, and Spy Sinker (Trilogy) – Len Deighton
Stardance – Spider and Jeanne Robinson
Starship Troopers – Robert A. Heinlein
Tai Pan – James Clavell
Tangents – Greg Bear
Tarzan of the Apes – Edgar Rice Burroughs
That Hell–Bound Train – Robert Bloch
The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
The Adventure of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Awakening – Kate Chopin
The Bastard – John Jakes
The Black MountainRex Stout
The Blue Knight – Joseph Wambaugh
The Caine Mutiny – Herman Wouk
The Call of the Wild – Jack London
The Canterbury Tales – Geoffrey Chaucer
The Choirboys – Joseph Wambaugh
The Cost Of Doing Business – Leslie What
The Cross Of Iron – Willi Heinrich
The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
The Day of the Jackal – Frederick Forsyth
The Daybreakers – Louis L’Amour
The Demolished Man – Alfred Bester
The Dragon Masters – Jack Vance
The Eagle has Landed – Jack Higgins
The Education of Henry Adams – Henry Adams
The Englishwoman in America – Isabella Lucy Bird
The Firm – John Grisham
The First Man in Rome - Colleen McCullough
The Flashman – George MacDonald Fraser
The Forever War – Joe Haldeman
The Fortune of the Rougons – Emile Zola
The Fountains of Paradise – Arthur C. Clarke
The Fourth Protocol – Frederick Forsyth
The Gilded Age – Mark Twain & Charles Dudley
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson
The Gods Themselves – Isaac Asimov
The Golden Compass – Philip Pullman
The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien
The Hunt for Red October – Tom Clancy
The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde
The Jungle – Upton Sinclair
The Key to Rebecca – Ken Follett
The Land That Time Forgot – Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Last Castle – Jack Vance
The Little Black Bag – C. M. Kornbluth
The Man from St. Petersburg – Ken Follett
The Man Who Folded Himsel – David Gerrold
The Martian Child – David Gerrold
The Missing Man – Maclean
The New Centurions – Joseph Wambaugh
The Odessa File – Frederick Forsyth
The Odyssey – Homer
The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
The Pillars of the Earth – Ken Follett
The Quick And The Dead – Louis L’amour
The Rebel - John Jakes
The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Screwfly Solution – Raccoona Sheldon
The Soul of Black Folk – W.E.B. Dubois
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – John le Carré
The Thorn Birds – Colleen McCullough
The Tragedy Of Puddin’head Wilson – Mark Twain
The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells
The Way of All Flesh – Samuel Butler
Time and Relative - Kim Newman (Doctor Who Novellas)
To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee
To Serve Man – Damon Knight
Walden – Henry David Thoreau
Watership Down – Richard Adams
When the Prussians Came to Poland – Laura Gozdawa Turczynowicz
Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang – Kate Wilhelm
Winter – Len Deighton
Wizard of Oz – L. Frank Baum
XPD – Len Deighton
Zorro – Isabel Allende
Classic Novels I Disliked or Questioned
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (Don't understand why it's considered a classic)
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald (Don't understand why it's considered a classic)
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas (Hated the characters)

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