Classics Club II

The Classics Club exists to “unite those of us who like to blog about classic literature, as well as to inspire people to make the classics an integral part of life.” (--the founder, who is now anonymous)  We each made out a list of (at least 50) classic titles we intend to read and blog about within the next five years. Response was unexpectedly enormous, so the Club now has its own site and blog where we collect reviews, discuss, and have fun.

At your own blog, list 50, 100, or 200 classics that most interest/scare/excite you, alongside your goal date for finishing this list. You can either make a straight list of titles (what I’ll be doing), or explain next to each title why you’ve chosen it. You could also explain a few of your chosen titles, but leave the others explanation-free. It’s up to you. Rereads are encouraged. When you link your list in the comments here, please pick one title from your list that you are most excited to read, so it can be included on the participant listThe goal? To read every classic on your list at your blog, and write about each one at your blog. Each time you write about a classic from your list, hyperlink the discussion post at the main classics list on your blog. 

This is my Classics Club List II.   So far it has 175 titles, many of which are whoppers, so it will take well more than 5 years to finish, and that is just fine.  I haven't even finished it yet!  Maybe I can get it up to a truly ridiculous 200.  It's really just a list of everything I've seen that could plausibly be called a classic, that I want to read and haven't gotten to yet (or wish to re-read), and is by no means complete.  Let's call it a work in progress.  Official start date: March 2017

Titles bolded in green have no post.

American literature:

Other literature in English

Western European literature

Eastern European and Russian literature

Asian literature 

African literature

Latin American literature


  1. This is very cool!! I love how you made up your own reading list and I haven't heard of tonnes of these books. Good 'ole nosey me is very happy to learn new books ^.^


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