Paul's List of 100

Voice Card  -  Volume 20  -  Paul Card Number 6  -  Fri, May 31, 1991 9:41 PM

This is ONE OF 4 responses to VC 19 John 6 ("One Hundred Favorite Books")...

Oh dear: I've spent NO time thinking about this in the ensuing months. So, to save a little face and keep this topic alive, I'll crib and trim John's list as a cheap starting point:


  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  • Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  • The Compleate Enchanter by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
  • Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula K. LeGuin
  • "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses" by Mark Twain
  • Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
  • The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay
  • The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
  • Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • The Mabinogian
  • Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  • Narcissus and Goldman by Hermann Hesse
  • The Oxford English Dictionary
  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • Robots Have No Tails by Henry Kutner
  • The Starship and the Canoe by Kenneth Brower
  • Titus Groan and Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
  • The Universal Baseball Association, Inc. by Robert Coover