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The Bucket List Club

 Are you well read? According to The Telegraph there are 100 books you should read before you die. Get a copy of the list from the library and count how many you have already read, then hand in your name and total to the library. Each time you finish another book on the list your total will be updated. We will have a running total up on our TV display.

100 books you should read before you die

  1. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
  2. The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
  3. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  4. Harry Potter series – J.K. Rowling
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  6. The Bible
  7. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
  8. Nineteen Eighty Four – George Orwel
  9. His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
  10. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  11. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
  12. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
  13. Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
  14. Complete Works of Shakespeare
  15. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier
  16. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
  17. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
  18. Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
  19. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
  20. Middlemarch – George Eliot
  21. Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
  22. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  23. War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
  24. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  25. Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  26. Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
  27. Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  28. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
  29. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
  30. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
  31. Chronicles of Narnia – C.S. Lewis
  32. Emma – Jane Austen
  33. Persuasion - Jane Austen
  34. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis
  35. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
  36. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
  37. Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
  38. Winnie the Pooh – A.A. Milne
  39. Animal Farm – George Orwell
  40. The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
  41. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  42. A Prayer for Owen Meaney – John Irving
  43. The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
  44. Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery
  45. Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
  46. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
  47. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  48. Atonement – Ian McEwan
  49. Life of Pi – Yann Martel
  50. Dune – Fran Herbert
  51. Cold Comfort Farm – Sheila Gibbons
  52. Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
  53. A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
  54. The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  55. A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
  56. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
  57. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
  58. Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  59. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
  60. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  61. The Secret History – Donna Tartt
  62. The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
  63. Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
  64. On the Road – Jack Kerouac
  65. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
  66. Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
  67. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
  68. Moby Dick – Herman Melville
  69. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
  70. Dracula – Bram Stoker
  71. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  72. Notes from a Small Island – Bill Bryson
  73. Ulysses – James Joyce
  74. The Inferno – Dante
  75. Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
  76. Germinal – Emile Zola
  77. Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
  78. Possession – A.S. Byatt
  79. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
  80. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  81. The Color Purple – Alice Walker
  82. The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
  83. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
  84. Balance – Rohinton Mistry
  85. Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White
  86. The Five People You Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom
  87. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  88. The Faraway Tree Collection – Enid Blyton
  89. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
  90. The Little Prince – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  91. The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
  92. Watership Down – Richard Adams
  93. A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
  94. A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
  95. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
  96. Hamlet – William Shakespeare
  97. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
  98. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
  99. Lost Horizon – James Hilton
  100. Any of Mark Twain's Adventures - Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer

99 movies you should see before you die

  1. 12 Angry Men (1957)
  2. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  3. The 400 Blows (1959)
  4. 8 ½ (1963)
  5. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  6. The African Queen (1952)
  7. Alien (1979)
  8. All About Eve (1950)
  9. Annie Hall (1977)
  10. Apocalypse Now (1979)
  11. The Battle of Algiers (1967)
  12. The Bicycle Thief (1948)
  13. Blade Runner (1982)
  14. Blazing Saddles (1974)
  15. Blow Up (1966)
  16. Blue Velvet (1986)
  17. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
  18. Breathless (1960)
  19. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
  20. Bringing Up Baby (1938)
  21. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  22. Casablanca (1942)
  23. Chinatown (1974)
  24. Citizen Kane (1941)
  25. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
  26. Die Hard (1988)
  27. Do the Right Thing (1989)
  28. Double Indemnity (1944)
  29. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
  30. Duck Soup (1933)
  31. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
  32. Enter the Dragon (1973)
  33. The Exorcist (1973)
  34. Fast Times At Ridgemont High (1982)
  35. The French Connection (1971)
  36. The Godfather (1972)
  37. The Godfather, Part II (1974)
  38. Goldfinger (1964)
  39. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1968)
  40. Goodfellas (1990)
  41. The Graduate (1967)
  42. Grand Illusion (1938)
  43. Groundhog Day (1993)
  44. In the Mood For Love (2001)
  45. It Happened One Night (1934)
  46. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
  47. Jaws (1975)
  48. King Kong (1933)
  49. The Lady Eve (1941)
  50. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  51. The Lord of the Rings (2001,2002,2003)
  52. M (1931)
  53. M*A*S*H (1970)
  54. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  55. The Matrix (1999)
  56. Modern Times (1936)
  57. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
  58. National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
  59. Network (1976)
  60. Nosferatu (1922)
  61. On the Waterfront (1954)
  62. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
  63. Paths of Glory (1958)
  64. Princess Mononoke (1999)
  65. Psycho (1960)
  66. Pulp Fiction (1994)
  67. Raging Bull (1980)
  68. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  69. Raise the Red Lantern (1992)
  70. Rashomon (1951)
  71. Rear Window (1954)
  72. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
  73. Rocky (1976)
  74. Roman Holiday (1953)
  75. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  76. Schindler's List (1993)
  77. Seven Samurai (1954)
  78. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  79. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  80. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  81. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  82. Some Like It Hot (1959)
  83. The Sound of Music (1965)
  84. Star Wars (1977)
  85. Sunset Blvd. (1950)
  86. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  87. The Third Man (1949)
  88. This is Spinal Tap (1984)
  89. Titanic (1997)
  90. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  91. Toy Story (1995)
  92. The Usual Suspects (1995)
  93. Vertigo (1958)
  94. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
  95. Wild Strawberries (1957)
  96. Wings of Desire (1988)
  97. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  98. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
  99. The World of Apu (1959)

100 songs you should hear before you die

  1. "You Make Me Wanna…" - Usher
  2. "We Are Young" - fun. feat. Janelle Monae
  3. "Best of My Love" - Emotions
  4. "One More Night" - Maroon 5
  5. "Another Day in Paradise" - Phil Collins
  6. "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" - B.J. Thomas
  7. "I'll Be Missing You" - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans feat. 112
  8. "Hurts So Good" - John Cougar
  9. "Killing Me Softly With His Song" - Roberta Flack
  10. "Are You Lonesome To-Night?" - Elvis Presley
  11. "Waiting for a Girl Like You" - Foreigner
  12. "Family Affair" Mary J. Blige
  13. "I Swear" - All-4-One
  14. "Nothing Compares 2 U" - Sinead O'Connor
  15. "All Night Long (All Night)" - Lionel Richie
  16. "My Sharona" - The Knack
  17. "Say You, Say Me" - Lionel Richie
  18. "Play That Funky Music" - Wild Cherry
  19. "You're So Vain" - Carly Simon
  20. "Billie Jean" - Michael Jackson
  21. "Abracadabra" - The Steve Miller Band
  22. "Gangsta's Paradise" - Coolio feat. L.V.
  23. "Hot Stuff" - Donna Summer
  24. "You're Still the One" - Shania Twain
  25. Hot 100 Peak: No. 2 (1998)
  26. "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" - Marvin Gaye
  27. "Dilemma" - Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland
  28. "Just the Way You Are" - Bruno Mars
  29. "Sugar, Sugar" - The Archies
  30. "Upside Down" - Diana Ross
  31. "That's What Friends Are For" - Dionne and Friends
  32. "Rush Rush" - Paula Abdul
  33. "Ebony and Ivory" - Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
  34. "Moves Like Jagger" - Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera
  35. "Whoomp! (There It Is)" - Tag Team
  36. "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" - the 5th Dimension
  37. "I Love Rock 'n Roll" - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  38. "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)" - Stevie B
  39. "The Boy Is Mine" - Brandy & Monica
  40. "(Just Like) Starting Over" - John Lennon
  41. "Centerfold" - J. Geils Band
  42. "The Sign" - Ace of Base
  43. "Apologize" - Timbaland feat. OneRepublic
  44. "Gold Digger" - Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx
  45. "I'm a Believer" - The Monkees
  46. "Tik Tok" - Ke$ha
  47. "Lady" - Kenny Rogers
  48. "Stayin' Alive" - Bee Gees
  49. "Let Me Love You" - Mario
  50. "Call Me" - Blondie
  51. "Boom Boom Pow" - The Black Eyed Peas
  52. "End of the Road" - Boyz II Men
  53. "I Will Always Love You" - Whitney Houston
  54. "No One" - Alicia Keys
  55. "Candle in the Wind 1997" / "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" - Elton John
  56. "Call Me Maybe" - Carly Rae Jepsen
  57. "Shadow Dancing" - Andy Gibb
  58. "I Want to Hold Your Hand" - The Beatles
  59. "It's All in the Game" - Tommy Edwards
  60. "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" - Dawn feat. Tony Orlando
  61. "How You Remind Me" – Nickelback
  62. "Say, Say, Say" - Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
  63. "Another One Bites the Dust" - Queen
  64. "Night Fever" - The Bee Gees
  65. "Let's Get It On" - Marvin Gaye
  66. "Silly Love Songs" - Wings
  67. "Truly, Madly, Deeply" - Savage Garden
  68. "One Sweet Day" - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  69. "The Battle of New Orleans" - Johnny Horton
  70. "Tossin' and Turnin'" - Bobby Lewis
  71. "Rolling in the Deep" - Adele
  72. Flashdance…What a Feeling," - Irene Cara
  73. "Somebody That I Used to Know" - Gotye feat. Kimbra
  74. "Every Breath You Take" - The Police
  75. "Too Close" - Next
  76. "I Just Want to Be Your Everything" - Andy Gibb
  77. "Low" - Flo Rida feat. T-Pain
  78. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  79. "Eye of the Tiger" - Survivor
  80. "How Deep Is Your Love" - Bee Gees
  81. "Le Freak" – Chic
  82. "The Theme from 'A Summer Place'" - Percy Faith
  83. "I'll Make Love to You" - Boyz II Men
  84. "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" - Bryan Adams
  85. "You Were Meant for Me / Foolish Games" - Jewel
  86. "Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)" - Rod Stewartn
  87. "Endless Love" - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
  88. "Bette Davis Eyes" - Kim Carnes
  89. "Yeah!" - Usher feat. Lil Jon & Ludacris
  90. "Un-Break My Heart" - Toni Braxton
  91. "We Belong Together" - Mariah Carey
  92. "You Light Up My Life" - Debby Boone
  93. "Physical" - Olivia Newton-John
  94. "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" - Los Del Rio
  95. "I Gotta Feeling" - The Black Eyed Peas
  96. "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" - Judy Garland
  97. "How Do I Live" - LeAnn Rimes
  98. "Mack the Knife" - Bobby Darin
  99. "Smooth" - Santana feat. Rob Thomas
  100. "The Twist" - Chubby Checker