A Christmas Carol
A Study in Scarlet
Alice in Wonderland
Anna Karenina
Antarctic Journals
Aristotle's Ethics
Augustine's Confessions
Berkley's Principles
Beyond Good and Evil
Caesar's Gallic Wars
Cicero On Old Age
Clausewitz On War
Crime and Punishment
Cyrano de Bergerac
Dalton's Chemistry
De Quincy - Opium Eater
Descartes Meditations
Divine Comedy
Don Quixote
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Dulce et Decorum Est
Epicurus' Maxims
Euclid's Elements
Father Goriot
Gibbon's Decline and Fall
Gulliver's Travels
Hans Christian Andersen
Harvey on the Heart and Blood
Heart of Darkness
Hume On Miracles
Jane Eyre
Jeremy Bentham
Jules Verne
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Le Marquis de Sade
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Repertoire
Leonardo Da Vinci
Les Misérables
Magna Carta
Marco Polo
Marcus Aurelius' Meditations
My Confession
Newton's Principia
Oliver Twist
On Liberty
Paradise Lost
Pepys' Diary
Plato's Republic
Pride and Prejudice
Robert Burns
Robinson Crusoe
Romeo and Juliet
Rousseau's Social Contract
Samuel Johnson
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
The Advancement of Learning
The Analects of Confucius
The Ancient Mariner
The Arabian Nights
The Ballad of Reading Gaol
The Bhagavad-Gita
The Book of The Dead
The Canterbury Tales
The Communist Manifeso
The Decameron
The Dhammapada
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Fables of Aesop
The Gospels of Jesus Christ
The Great Gatsby
The Histories of Herodotus
The Odyssey
The Origin of Species
The Pilgrim's Progress
The Quran
The Remembrance of Times Past
The Rights of Man
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
The Theory of Relativity
The Torah
The Wind in The Willows
Tom Brown's Schooldays
Tom Jones
Tristram Shandy
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Voyages of Discovery
Wealth of Nations
William Blake
Wollstonecraft - Rights of Woman
Wuthering Heights

The books you're supposed to have read,
all neatly squashed down to read in an hour or so

2100BC The Epic of Gilgamesh
1300BC The Book of The Dead
1000BC The Bhagavad-Gita
650BC The Torah
600BC The Odyssey Homer
500BC The Fables Aesop
450BC The Analects Confucius
450BC The Histories Herodotus of Halicarnassos
411BC Lysistrata Aristophanes of Athens
355BC The Republic Plato of Athens
320BC The Ethics Aristotle of Stagira
300BC Sovran Maxims Epicurus of Samos
48BC Commentaries on the Gallic Wars Julius Caesar
70 The Gospels of Jesus Christ Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
120 Elements of Geometry Euclid of Alexandria
140 On Old Age Marcus Tullius Cicero
180 Meditations Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
200 Béowulf Unknown
390 The Confessions Saint Augustine of Hippo
632 The Quran The Companions of the Prophet
1120 The Rubáiyát Omar Khayyám
1215 The Magna Carta King John et al
1298 The Travels of Marco Polo Rustichello of Pisa
1320 The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri
1350 The Decameron Giovanni Boccaccio
1388 The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
1460 Le Morte D'Arthur Sir Thomas Mallory
1490 Notebooks Leonardo Da Vinci
1515 Utopia Sir Thomas More
1532 The Prince Niccolò Machiavelli
1543 The Revolutions of the Celestial Orbs Nicolaus Copernicus
1595 The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
1599 Hamlet William Shakespeare
1604 Don Quixote Miguel De Cervantes
1605 The Advancement of Learning Sir Francis Bacon
1628 The Motion of the Heart and Blood William Harvey
1641 Meditations on First Philosophy René Descartes
1647 A Voyage to the Moon Cyrano de Bergerac
1660 Diary Samuel Pepys
1664 Micrographia Robert Hooke
1667 Paradise Lost John Milton
1678 The Pilgrims Progress John Bunyan
1687 Principles of Natural Philosophy Isaac Newton
1704 The Arabian Nights Antoine Galland
1710 Principles of Human Knowledge George Berkeley
1719 Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
1726 Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift
1749 History of Tom Jones Henry Fielding
1751 Of Miracles David Hume
1757 Tristram Shandy Laurence Sterne
1762 On The Social Contract Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1776 The Wealth of Nations Adam Smith
1784 Voyages of Discovery Capt. James Cook, et al
1785 Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals Immanuel Kant
1786 Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect Robert Burns
1787 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon
1788 The Life of Samuel Johnson James Boswell
1789 Principles of Morals and Legislation Jeremy Bentham
1791 The Rights of Man Thomas Paine
1792 A Vindication of the Rights of Women Mary Wollstonecraft
1794 Songs of Innocence and Experience William Blake
1795 Philosophy in The Boudoir Le Marquis de Sade
1797 Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
1798 The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1804 I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud William Wordsworth
1808 A New System of Chemical Philosophy John Dalton
1818 Frankenstein Mary Shelley
1819 Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott
1821 Confessions of an English Opium-Eater Thomas de Quincey
1832 On War Carl Von Clausewitz
1835 Father Goriot Honoré de Balzac
1835 Fairy Tales Hans Christian Andersen
1838 The Adventures of Oliver Twist Charles Dickens
1843 A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
1846 The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx
1847 Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë
1847 Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë
1851 Moby-Dick Herman Melville
1852 Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
1854 Walden Henry D. Thoreau
1857 Tom Brown's Schooldays Thomas Hughes
1859 On Liberty John Stuart Mill
1859 On The Origin of Species Charles Darwin
1862 Les Misérables Victor Hugo
1865 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
1866 Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1873 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne
1877 Anna Karenina Count Leo Tolstoy
1886 Beyond Good and Evil Friedrich Nietzsche
1886 Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson
1887 A Study in Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle
1891 Tess of the d'Urbervilles Thomas Hardy
1892 My Confession Count Leo Tolstoy
1895 If - Rudyard Kipling
1897 The Ballad of Reading Gaol Oscar Wilde
1899 Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
1908 The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
1910 Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud
1913 Antarctic Journals Robert Falcon Scott
1914 Le Répertoire de La Cuisine Louis Saulnier
1915 Metamorphosis Franz Kafka
1916 Albert Einstein's Relativity Albert Einstein
1918 Dulce et Decorum Est Wilfred Owen
1920 Ulysses James Joyce
1925 The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald
1928 Lady Chatterley's Lover DH Lawrence
1931 The Remembrance of Times Past Marcel Proust

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