So, I’ve been thinking lately about actually starting to tackle that TBR list. Not just the pile of books that I haven’t read yet, but the books that I’ve wanted to read for years and never got around to… or even some books that I probably read too young and would like to read. For instance, I just finished The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (review to come) and am currently reading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. I’ve never read Jane Eyre… or any of Jane Austen’s books, I’m ashamed to say. This will be remedied shortly. Thus, I’ve assembled a list of classic books that have been on my list for a while now, to share with you. Let me start off by clarifying; this is by no means an exhaustive list nor are the books listed in any particular order.
1. Pride and Prejudice
2. To Kill a Mockingbird* (This is a re-read to be honest – I read it in middle school)
3. War and Peace
5. The Hiding Place
6. Anna Karenina
7. The Princess Bride
8. Little Women* (Another re-read)
9. The Bridges of Madison County
10. Emma (Well, the whole Jane Austen collection, really)
11. The Handmaid’s Tale
12. The Color Purple
13. A Wrinkle in Time
14. The Great Gatsby
15. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
So, what do you think about my list? How many of these have you read? Am I forgetting any? What’s on your list?