110 cuốn sách hay nhất

April 9, 2008 at 10:31 am (misc)

Nhân thể đang rộ lên chuyện dạo này người Việt mình có tâm lý lười đọc sách [chưa biết đúng sai thế nào], mình mạo muội post 1 bài (mang tính tham khảo) copied từ báo Telegraph của Anh: “110 best books: The perfect library”. Nếu bạn thấy có cuốn sách nào, nhất là của Việt Nam, đáng bổ sung vào danh sách này thì hãy viết vào phần comment. Cảm ơn nhiều!

CLASSICS:

  1. The Illiad and The Odyssey (Homer)
  2. The Barchester Chronicles (Anthony Trollope)
  3. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
  4. Gulliver’s Travels (Jonathan Swift)
  5. Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
  6. War and Peace (Tolstoy)
  7. David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
  8. Vanity Fair (William Makepeace Thackeray)
  9. Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
  10. Middlemarch (George Eliot)

POETRY:

  1. Sonnets (Shakespeare)
  2. Divine Comedy (Dante)
  3. Canterbury Tales (Chaucer)
  4. The Prelude (William Wordsworth)
  5. Odes (John Keats)
  6. The Waste Land (T. S. Eliot)
  7. Paradise Lost (John Milton)
  8. Songs of Innocence and Experience (William Blake)
  9. Collected Poems (W. B. Yeats)
  10. Collected Poems (Ted Hughes)

LITERARY FICTION

  1. The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
  2. A la recherche du temps perdu (Proust)
  3. Ulysses (James Joyce)
  4. For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
  5. Sword of Honour trilogy (Evelyn Waugh)
  6. The Ballad of Peckham Rye (Muriel Spark)
  7. Rabbit series (John Updike)
  8. One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)
  9. Beloved (Toni Morrison)
  10. The Human Stain (Philip Roth)

ROMANTIC FICTION

  1. Rebecca (Daphne du Maurier)
  2. Le Morte D’Arthur (Thomas Malory)
  3. Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Choderlos de Laclos)
  4. I, Claudius (Robert Graves)
  5. Alexander Trilogy (Mary Renault)
  6. Master and Commander (Patrick O’Brian)
  7. Gone with the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
  8. Dr Zhivago (Boris Pasternak)
  9. Tess of the D’Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy)
  10. The Plantagenet Saga (Jean Plaidy)

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  1. Swallows and Amazons (Arthur Ransome)
  2. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
  3. The Lord of the Rings (J.R. R. Tolkien)
  4. His Dark Materials (Philip Pullman)
  5. Babar (Jean de Brunhoff)
  6. The Railway Children (E. Nesbit)
  7. Winnie-the-Pooh (A.A. Milne)
  8. Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling)
  9. The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
  10. Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson)

SCI-FI

  1. Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
  2. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Jules Verne)
  3. The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
  4. Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
  5. 1984 (George Orwell)
  6. The Day of the Triffids (John Wyndham)
  7. Foundation (Isaac Asimov)
  8. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Arthur C. Clarke)
  9. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Philip K. Dick)
  10. Neuromancer (William Gibson)

CRIME

  1. The Talented Mr Ripley (Patricia Highsmith)
  2. The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
  3. The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
  4. The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
  5. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (John le Carré)
  6. Red Dragon (Thomas Harris)
  7. Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
  8. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (Edgar Allan Poe)
  9. The Woman in White (Wilkie Collins)
  10. Killshot (Elmore Leonard)

BOOKS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

  1. Das Kapital (Karl Marx)
  2. The Rights of Man (Tom Paine)
  3. The Social Contract (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)
  4. Democracy in America (Alexis de Tocqueville)
  5. On War (Carl von Clausewitz)
  6. The Prince (Niccolo Machiavelli)
  7. Leviathan (Thomas Hobbes)
  8. On the Interpretation of Dreams (Sigmund Freud)
  9. On the Origin of Species (Charles Darwin)
  10. L’Encyclopédie (Diderot, et al)

BOOKS THAT CHANGED YOUR WORLD

  1. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert M. Pirsig)
  2. Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Richard Bach)
  3. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
  4. The Tipping Point (Malcolm Gladwell)
  5. The Beauty Myth (Naomi Wolf)
  6. How to Cook (Delia Smith)
  7. A Year in Provence (Peter Mayle)
  8. A Child Called ‘It’ (Dave Pelzer)
  9. Eats, Shoots and Leaves (Lynne Truss)
  10. Schott’s Original Miscellany (Ben Schott)

HISTORY

  1. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edward Gibbon)
  2. A History of the English-Speaking Peoples (Winston Churchill)
  3. A History of the Crusades (Steven Runciman)
  4. The Histories (Herodotus)
  5. The History of the Peloponnesian War (Thucydides)
  6. Seven Pillars of Wisdom (T. E. Lawrence)
  7. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
  8. A People’s Tragedy (Orlando Figes)
  9. Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution (Simon Schama)
  10. The Origins of the Second World War (A.J.P. Taylor)

LIVES

  1. Confessions (St Augustine)
  2. Lives of the Caesars (Suetonius)
  3. Lives of the Artists (Vasari)
  4. If This is a Man (Primo Levi)
  5. Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man (Siegfried Sassoon)
  6. Eminent Victorians (Lytton Strachey)
  7. A Life of Charlotte Brontë (Elizabeth Gaskell)
  8. Goodbye to All That (Robert Graves)
  9. The Life of Dr Johnson (Boswell)
  10. Diaries (Alan Clark)
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6 Comments

  1. Dieu Ly said,

    Thanks for sharing

  2. jj said,

    On the Road, Jack Kerouac should be on this. Replace with the Motorcycle maintenance garbage.

  3. khampha said,

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  4. MAI ANH said,

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