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If you've watched Gilmore Girls over the course of its original seven seasons, you know that Rory Gilmore is a voracious reader. According to writer Patrick Lenton, almost 340 different texts were read, mentioned, or seen throughout the entire series.

I plan on working my way through the list over the next couple of years.

How many have you read? Take the quiz here:


# 1 1984
# 2 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
# 3 Alice In Wonderland
# 4 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
# 5 An American Tragedy
# 6 Angela's Ashes
# 7 Anna Karenina
# 8 Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
# 9 The Archidamian War
# 10 The Art of Fiction
# 11 The Art of War
# 12 As I Lay Dying
# 13 Atonement (novel)
# 14 Autobiography of a Face
# 15 The Awakening
# 16 Babe: The Gallant Pig
# 17 Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women
# 18 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
# 19 Bel Canto
# 20 The Bell Jar
# 21 Beloved by Toni Morrison
# 22 Beowulf
# 23 Bhagavad Gita
# 24 The Bielski Brothers
# 25 Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women
# 26 A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays
# 27 Brave New World
# 28 Brick Lane
# 29 Brigadoon
# 30 Candide
# 31 The Canterbury Tales
# 32 Carrie
# 33 Catch-22
# 34 The Catcher in the Rye
# 35 Charlotte's Web
# 36 The Children's Hour
# 37 Christine
# 38 A Christmas Carol
# 39 A Clockwork Orange
# 40 The Code of the Woosters
# 41 The Collected Stories
# 42 The Comedy of Errors
# 43 Complete Novels
# 44 The Complete Poems of Anne Sexton
# 45 Complete Stories of Dorothy Parker
# 46 A Confederacy of Dunces
# 47 The Count of Monte Cristo
# 48 Cousin Bette
# 49 Crime and Punishment
# 50 The Crimson Petal and the White
# 51 The Crucible
# 52 Cujo
# 53 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
# 54 Daughter of Fortune
# 55 David and Lisa
# 56 David Copperfield
# 57 The Da Vinci Code
# 58 Dead Souls
# 59 Demons
# 60 Death of a Salesman
# 61 Deenie
# 62 The Devil in the White City
# 63 The Dirt
# 64 The Divine Comedy
# 65 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
# 66 Don Quixote
# 67 Driving Miss Daisy on Broadway
# 68 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
# 69 The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
# 70 Eleanor Roosevelt
# 71 The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
# 72 Ella Minnow Pea
# 73 Eloise
# 74 Emily the Strange
# 75 Emma
# 76 Empire Falls
# 77 Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective
# 78 Ethan Frome
# 79 Ethics
# 80 Europe Through the Back Door
# 81 Eva Luna
# 82 Everything Is Illuminated
# 83 Extravagance
# 84 Fahrenheit 451
# 85 Fahrenheit 9/11
# 86 The Fall of the Athenian Empire
# 87 Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World
# 88 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson
# 89 The Fellowship of the Ring
# 90 Fiddler on the Roof
# 91 The Five People You Meet in Heaven
# 92 Finnegans
# 93 Fletch
# 94 Flowers for Algernon
# 95 The Fortress of Solitude
# 96 The Fountainhead
# 97 Frankenstein
# 98 Franny and Zooey
# 99 Freaky Friday
# 100 Galapagos
# 101 Gender Trouble
# 102 George W. Bushisms
# 103 Gidget
# 104 Girl, Interrupted
# 105 The Gnostic Gospels
# 106 The Godfather
# 107 The God of Small Things
# 108 Goldilocks and the Three Bears
# 109 Gone with the Wind
# 110 The Good Soldier
# 111 Letters to Judy
# 112 The Graduate
# 113 The Grapes of Wrath
# 114 The Great Gatsby
# 115 Great Expectations
# 116 The Group
# 117 Hamlet
# 118 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
# 119 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
# 120 A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
# 121 Heart of Darkness
# 122 Helter Skelter
# 123 Henry IV, Part I
# 124 Henry IV, Part II
# 125 Henry V
# 126 High Fidelity
# 127 The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
# 128 Holidays on Ice
# 129 The Holy Barbarians
# 130 House of Sand and Fog (novel)
# 131 The House of the Spirits
# 132 How to Breathe Underwater
# 133 How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
# 134 How the Light Gets In
# 135 Howl
# 136 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
# 137 The Iliad
# 138 I'm With the Band
# 139 In Cold Blood
# 140 Inferno
# 141 Inherit the Wind
# 142 Ironweed
# 143 It Takes a Village
# 144 Jane Eyre
# 145 The Joy Luck Club
# 146 Julius Caesar
# 147 The Celebrated Jumping Frog
# 148 The Jungle
# 149 Just a Couple of Days
# 150 The Kitchen Boy
# 151 Kitchen Confidential
# 152 The Kite Runner
# 153 Lady Chatterley's Lover
# 154 The Last Empire
# 155 Leaves of Grass
# 156 The Legend of Bagger Vance
# 157 Less Than Zero
# 158 Letters to a Young Poet
# 159 Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them
# 160 Life of Pi
# 161 Little Dorrit
# 162 The Little Locksmith
# 163 The Little Match Girl
# 164 Little Women
# 165 Living History
# 166 Lord of the Flies
# 167 The Lottery
# 168 The Lovely Bones
# 169 Love Story
# 170 Macbeth
# 171 Madame Bovary
# 172 The Manticore
# 173 Marathon Man
# 174 The Master and Margarita
# 175 Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter
# 176 Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman
# 177 Me Talk Pretty One Day
# 178 The Meaning of Consuelo
# 179 Mencken's Chrestomathy
# 180 The Merry Wives of Windsor
# 181 The Metamorphosis
# 182 Middlesex
# 183 The Miracle Worker
# 184 Moby Dick
# 185 The Mojo Collection
# 186 Moliere: A Biography
# 187 A Monetary History of the United States
# 188 Monsieur Proust
# 189 A Month of Sundays: Searching for the Spirit and My Sister
# 190 A Moveable Feast
# 191 Mrs. Dalloway
# 192 Mutiny on the Bounty
# 193 My Lai 4
# 194 My Life as Author and Editor
# 195 My Life in Orange
# 196 Myra Waldo's Travel and Motoring Guide to Europe
# 197 My Sister's Keeper
# 198 The Naked and the Dead
# 199 The Name of the Rose
# 200 The Namesake
# 201 The Nanny Diaries
# 202 Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature
# 203 New Poems of Emily Dickinson
# 204 The New Way Things Work
# 205 Nickel and Dimed
# 206 Night
# 207 Northanger Abbey
# 208 The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism
# 209 Novels 1930-1942
# 210 Notes of a Dirty Old Man
# 211 Of Mice and Men
# 212 Old School
# 213 On the Road
# 214 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
# 215 One Hundred Years of Solitude
# 216 The Opposite of Fate
# 217 Oracle Night
# 218 Oryx and Crake
# 219 Othello
# 220 Our Mutual Friend
# 221 The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War
# 222 Out of Africa
# 223 The Outsiders
# 224 A Passage to India
# 225 The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition
# 226 The Perks of Being a Wallflower
# 227 Peyton Place
# 228 The Picture of Dorian Gray
# 229 Pigs at the Trough
# 230 Pinocchio
# 231 Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk
# 232 The Polysyllabic Spree
# 233 The Portable Dorothy Parker
# 234 The Portable Nietzche
# 235 The Price of Loyalty
# 236 Pride and Prejudice
# 237 Property
# 238 Pushkin: A Biography
# 239 Pygmalion
# 240 Quattrocento
# 241 A Quiet Storm
# 242 Rapunzel
# 243 the raven and other poems
# 244 The Razor's Edge
# 245 Reading Lolita in Tehran
# 246 Rebecca
# 247 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
# 248 The Red Tent
# 249 Rescuing Patty Hearst
# 250 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
# 251 R Is for Ricochet
# 252 Rita Hayworth
# 253 Robert's Rules of Order
# 254 Roman Fever
# 255 Romeo and Juliet
# 256 A Room of One's Own
# 257 A Room with a View
# 258 Rosemary's Baby
# 259 The Rough Guide to Europe
# 260 Sacred Time
# 261 Sanctuary
# 262 Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay
# 263 Daisy Miller
# 264 The Scarecrow of Oz
# 265 The Scarlet Letter
# 266 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
# 267 The Second Sex
# 268 The Secret Life of Bees
# 269 Secrets of the Flesh
# 270 Selected Hotels of Europe
# 271 The Selected Letters of Dawn Powell
# 272 Sense and Sensibility
# 273 A Separate Peace
# 274 Several Biographies of Winston Churchill
# 275 Sexus
# 276 The Shadow of the Wind
# 277 Shane
# 278 The Shining
# 279 Siddhartha
# 280 S Is for Silence
# 281 Slaughter House Five
# 282 Small Island
# 283 The Snows of Kilimanjaro (book)
# 284 Snow White and Rose Red
# 285 Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
# 286 The Song of Names
# 287 Song of the Simple Truth
# 288 The Song Reader
# 289 Songbook
# 290 The Sonnets
# 291 Sonnets from the Portuguese
# 292 Sophie's Choice
# 293 The Sound and the Fury
# 294 Speak, Memory
# 295 Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
# 296 The Story of My Life
# 297 A Streetcar Named Desire
# 298 Stuart Little
# 299 The Sun Also Rises
# 300 Swann's Way
# 301 Swimming with Giants
# 302 Sybil
# 303 A Tale of Two Cities
# 304 Tender Is the Night
# 305 Terms of Endearment
# 306 Time and Again
# 307 The Time Traveler's Wife
# 308 To Have and Have Not
# 309 To Kill a Mockingbird
# 310 Richard III
# 311 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
# 312 The Trial
# 313 The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters
# 314 Truth and Beauty
# 315 Tuesdays with Morrie
# 316 Ulysses
# 317 The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
# 318 Uncle Tom's Cabin
# 319 Unless
# 320 Valley of the Dolls
# 321 The Vanishing Newspaper
# 322 Vanity Fair
# 323 The Velvet Underground and Nico
# 324 The Virgin Suicides
# 325 Waiting for Godot
# 326 Walden
# 327 Bambi
# 328 War and Peace
# 329 We Owe You Nothing
# 330 What Colour Is Your Parachute?
# 331 Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
# 332 When the Emperor Was Divine
# 333 Who Moved My Cheese?
# 334 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
# 335 Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
# 336 The Wizard of Oz
# 337 Wuthering Heights
# 338 The Yearling
# 339 The Year of Magical Thinking



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