Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge Book List – Check All Books From Gilmore Girls Show

Full list of books from Gilmore Girls TV series available, check the ultimate Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge Book List. If you’re a fan of the hit TV series Gilmore Girls, you’ll know that Rory Gilmore is an avid reader who has a passion for books. In fact, throughout the show’s 7 seasons, she is seen carrying a book with her wherever she goes. But have you ever wondered what books Rory actually read?

We’ve compiled the Rory Gilmore Reading List with ultimate books that she read throughout the show. From classic literature to contemporary novels, this comprehensive guide of books in Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge has it all. Whether you’re a bookworm yourself or just looking for some inspiration for your next read, this list is sure to have something for everyone.

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge Book List

Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge Book List 400+

Sr. No. Books
1  1984 by George Orwell
2  Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
3  Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
4  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
5   All the President’s Men by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
6   The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
7  An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
8  And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
9  Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
10  Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
11  The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
12  The Archidamian War by Donald Kagan
13  The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as a History by Norman Mailer
14  The Art of Fiction by Henry James
15  The Art of Living by Epictetus
16  The Art of War by Sun Tzu
17  As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
18  Atonement by Ian McEwan
19  Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
20  The Awakening by Kate Chopin
21  Babe by Dick King-Smith
22  Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan Faludi
23  Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
24  Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten (incorrectly appears on some lists as “Walt Disney’s Bambi”)
25  Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
26  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
27  Beloved by Toni Morrison
28  Beowulf by Who The Heck Knows
29  The Bhagava Gita (I only read bits and pieces of it)
30  The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1200 Jews by Peter Duffy
31  Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel
32  A Bolt from the Blue and Other Essays by Mary McCarthy
33  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
34  Brick Lane by Monica Ali
35  Bridgadoon by Alan Jay Lerner
36  Candide by Voltaire
37  The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer (for school & in old English at that!)
38  Carrie by Stephen King
39  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
40  The Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger
41  Charlotte’s Web by E B White
42  The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman
43  Cinderella by Brothers Grimm
44  Christine by Stephen King
45  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
46  A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
47  The Code of the Woosters by PG Wodehouse
48  The Collected Stories by Eudora Welty
49  A Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
50  Compact Oxford English Dictionary
51  Complete Novels by Dawn Powell
52  The Complete Poems by Anne Sexton
53  Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker
54  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain
55  A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
56  Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays by David Foster Wallace
57  Contact by Carl Sagan
58  The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
59  Cousin Bette by Honore de Balzac
60  Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
61  The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber
62  The Crucible by Arthur Miller
63  Cujo by Stephen King
64  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
65  Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
66  Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
67  David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
68  The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
69  Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
70  Demons by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
71  Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
72  Deenie by Judy Blume
73  The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson
74  The Dirt: Confessions of the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx
75  The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
76  The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
77  Don Quixote by Cervantes
78  Dracula by Bram Stoker
79  Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhrv
80  Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
81  Eleanor Roosevelt by Blanche Wiesen Cook
82  The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
83  Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn
84  Eloise at the Plaza by Kay Thompson
85  Emily the Strange by Roger Reger
86  Emma by Jane Austen
87  Empire Falls by Richard Russo
88  Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J Sobol
89  Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
90  Ethics by Spinoza
91  Europe through the Back Door: The Travel Skills Handbook by Rick Steves
92  Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
93  Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
94  The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer
95  Extravagance by Gary Krist
96  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
97  Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore
98  The Fall of the Athenian Empire by Donald Kagan
99  Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World by Greg Critser
100  Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S Thompson
101  The Fellowship of the Ring by J R R Tolkien
102  Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein
103  The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
104  Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce
105  Fletch by Gregory McDonald
106  Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
107  Fodor’s Selected Hotels of Europe
108  The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
109  The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
110  Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
111  Franny and Zooey by J D Salinger
112  Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers
113  Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
114  Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
115  George W Bushism: The Slate Book of the Accidental Wit and Wisdom of our 43rd President by Jacob Weisberg
116  Gidget by Fredrick Kohner
117  A Girl from Yamhill by a Beverly Cleary
118  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
119  The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine Pagels
120  The Godfather: Book  by Mario Puzo
121  The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
122  Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Alvin Granowsky
123  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
124  Goodnight Spoon by Keith Richards
125  The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford
126  The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago
127  The Graduate by Charles Webb
128  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
129  The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
130  Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
131  The Group by Mary McCarthy
132  Haiku, Volume 2: Spring by R
133  Hamlet by William Shakespeare
134  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J K Rowling
135  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J K Rowling
136  He’s Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo
137  A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
138  Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
139  Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs by Hunter S
140  Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry
141  Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare
142  Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare
143  Henry V by William Shakespeare
144  Henry VI by William Shakespeare
145  High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
146  The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
147  Holidays on Ice: Stories by David Sedaris
148  The Holy Barbarians by Lawrence Lipton
149  House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
150  The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
151  Horton Hears a Who! by Dr
152  How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer
153  How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr Seuss
154  How the Light Gets In by M J Hyland
155  Howl and Other Poem by Allen Ginsberg
156  The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
157  I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron
158  The Iliad by Homer
159  I’m With the Band by Pamela des Barres
160  In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
161  Indiana by George Sand
162  The Inferno by Dante Alighieri (which is actually part of The Divine Comedy so shouldn’t be counted, but I’ll let it slide)
163  Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E Lee
164  Ironweed by William J Kennedy
165  It Takes a Village by Hillary Rodham Clinton
166  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
167  The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
168  Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
169  The Jumping Frog by Mark Twain
170  The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
171  Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
172  Just a Couple of Days by Tony Vigorito
173  The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander
174  Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain
175  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
176  Lady Chatterleys’ Lover by D H Lawrence
177  The Last Empire: Essays 1992-2000 by Gore Vidal
178  The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932 by William Manchester
179  The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-1940 by William Manchester
180  The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 by William Manchester
181  Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
182  The Legend of Bagger Vance by Steven Pressfield
183  Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis
184  Letters of Ayn Rand edited by Michael S
185  Letters of Edith Wharton by R
186  Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
187  The Libation Bearers by Aeschylus
188  Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them by Al Franken
189  The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
190  Life of Pi by Yann Martel
191  Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
192  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
193  Lisa and David by Dr Theodore Issac Rubin MD
194  Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
195  Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
196  The Little Locksmith by Katharine Butler Hathaway
197  The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen
198  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
199  Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton
200  Lord of the Flies by William Golding
201  The Lord of the Rings by J
202  The Lottery: And Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
203  The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
204  The Love Story by Erich Segal
205  Macbeth by William Shakespeare
206  Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
207  The Manticore by Robertson Davies
208  Marathon Man by William Goldman
209  The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
210  Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter by Simone de Beauvoir
211  Memoirs of General William T
212  Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
213  The Meaning of Consuelo by Judith Ortiz Cofer
214  Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus by John Gray, Ph
215  Mencken’s Chrestomathy by H
216  The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare
217  The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
218  Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
219  A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
220  The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
221  Misery by Stephen King
222  Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria Holt
223  Moby Dick by Herman Melville
224  The Mojo Collection: The Greatest Albums of All Time by Jim Irvin
225  Moliere: A Biography by Hobart Chatfield Taylor
226  Molloy by Samuel Beckett
227  A Monetary History of the United States by Milton Friedman
228  Monsieur Proust by Celeste Albaret
229  A Month Of Sundays: Searching For The Spirit And My Sister by Julie Mars
230  Motley Crue by Seamus Craic
231  The Mourning Bride by William Congreve
232  A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
233  Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
234  Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
235  My Lai 4: A Report on the Massacre and It’s Aftermath by Seymour M Hersh
236  My Life as Author and Editor by H
237  My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru by Tim Guest
238  Myra Waldo’s Travel and Motoring Guide to Europe,  by Myra Waldo
239  My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
240  My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard
241  The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
242  Naked Lunch by William S
243  The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
244  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
245  Nancy Drew and The Witch Tree Symbol by Carolyn Keene
246  The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
247  Nervous System: Or, Losing My Mind in Literature by Jan Lars Jensen
248  New Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
249  The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay
250  Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America  by Barbara Ehrenreich
251  Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
252  Night by Elie Wiesel
253  Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
254  The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism by William E Cain, Laurie A Finke, Barbara E Johnson, John P McGowan
255  Novels, 1930-1942: Dance Night/Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel/Angels on Toast/A Time to be Born by Dawn Powell
256  Notes of a Dirty Old Man by Charles Bukowski
257  Oedipus Rex by Sophicles
258  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
259  Old School by Tobias Wolff
260  Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
261  On the Road by Jack Kerouac
262  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
263  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
264  One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
265  The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life by Amy Tan
266  Oracle Night by Paul Auster
267  Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood
268  Othello by Shakespeare
269  Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
270  The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War by Donald Kagan
271  Out of Africa by Isac Dineson
272  The Outsiders by S
273  A Passage to India by E
274  The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition by Donald Kagan
275  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
276  Peyton Place by Grace Metalious
277  The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
278  Pigs at the Trough by Arianna Huffington
279  Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
280  Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
281  The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
282  The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker
283  The Portable Nietzche by Fredrich Nietzche (not the whole thing, though)
284  The Price of Loyalty: George W Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O’Neill by Ron Suskind
285  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
286  Primary Colors by Joe Klein
287  Property by Valerie Martin
288  The Pump House Gang by Tom Wolfe
289  The Pursuit of Love & Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford
290  Pushkin: A Biography by T J Binyon
291  Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
292  Quattrocento by James Mckean
293  A Quiet Storm by Rachel Howzell Hall
294  R Is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton
295  Rapunzel by Grimm Brothers (I read the entire Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales, actually)
296  The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
297  The Razor’s Edge by W
298  Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
299  Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
300  Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin
301  The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
302  The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
303  Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories From a Decade Gone Mad by Virginia Holman (I went through a True Crime phase and am fascinated by the Patty Hearst story)
304  The Return of the King by J R R Tolkien
305  Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem by Gloria Steinem
306  Richard III by William Shakespeare
307  Rita Hayworth by Stephen King
308  Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry Robert
309  Roman Holiday by Edith Wharton
310  Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
311  A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
312  A Room with a View by E M Forster
313  Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin
314  The Rough Guide to Europe by Various Authors
315  Sacred Time by Ursula Hegi
316  Sanctuary by William Faulkner
317  The Satanic Verses by  Salman Rushdie
318  Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford
319  Say Goodbye to Daisy Miller by Henry James
320  The Scarecrow of Oz by Frank L Baum
321  The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
322  Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
323  The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
324  The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
325  Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith Thurman
326  Selected Letters of Dawn Powell: 1913-1965 by Dawn Powell
327  Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
328  A Separate Peace by John Knowles
329  Sexus by Henry Miller
330  The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
331  Shane by Jack Shaefer
332  The Shining by Stephen King
333  Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
334  S Is for Silence by Sue Grafton
335  Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
336  Small Island by Andrea Levy
337  Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
338  Snow White and Rose Red by Grimm Brothers
339  Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World by Barrington Moore
340  Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
341  Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
342  A Song of Ice and Fire George R
343  The Song of Names by Norman Lebrecht
344  Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos by Julia de Burgos
345  The Song Reader by Lisa Tucker
346  Songbook by Nick Hornby
347  The Sonnets by William Shakespeare
348  Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
349  Sophie’s Choice by William Styron
350  The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
351  Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
352  The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
353  Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
354  The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
355  The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
356  A Streetcar Named Desiree by Tennessee Williams
357  Stuart Little by E B White
358  Summer of Fear by T
359  The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
360  Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust
361  Swimming with Giants: My Encounters with Whales, Dolphins and Seals by Anne Collett
362  Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber
363  A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
364  The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
365  Tender Is The Night by F Scott Fitzgerald
366  Terms of Endearment by Larry McMurtry
367  Tevya The Dairyman and the Railroad Stories by Sholem Aleichem
368  They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? by Horace McCoy (They Shoot Gilmores, Don’t They?)
369  The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
370  Time and Again by Jack Finney
371  The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
372  To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
373  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
374  The Tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare
375  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
376  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
377  The Trial by Franz Kafka
378  The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters by Elisabeth Robinson
379  Truth & Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
380  Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
381  Ulysses by James Joyce
382  The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath – by Sylvia Plath
383  The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
384  Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
385  Unless by Carol Shields
386  Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
387  The Vanishing Newspaper by Philip Meyers
388  Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
389  Velvet Underground’s The Velvet Underground and Nico (33 1/3 Book 11) by Joe Harvard
390  The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
391  Visions of Cody by Jack Kerouac
392  Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
393  Walden by Henry David Thoreau
394  War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
395  We Owe You Nothing: Punk Planet: The Collected Interviews by Daniel Sinker
396  What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles
397  What Happened to Baby Jane by Henry Farrell
398  When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka
399  Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
400  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee
401  Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
402  Wild by Cheryl Strayed
403  The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
404  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L Baum
405  Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
406  The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
407  The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
408  Yoga for Dummies by Georg Feuerstein and Larry Payne

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