50 Books to Read Before You Die Comp

One lucky listener of our monthly radio show, Book Chat, will go into the draw to win a 50 Books to Read Before You Die bookmark. The bookmark is in stylish stainless steel and etched with fifty classic literary works from the world's great writers. The only decision left to make is which order to read them in!! All you have to do to go into the draw is to post a comment to our blog, on our Facebook WallYouTube, Tweet us or email us at werribee@collinsbooks.com.au. Tell us what you think of the show, what books or themes you would like us to explore in future, or simply say hello! Prize will be drawn on Sunday 8 August 2010.

The books listed on the bookmark are:
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J R R Tolkien
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  • A Passage to India by E M Forster
  • The Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • A Bend in the River by V S Naipaul
  • The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Cather in the Rye by J D Salinger
  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
  • Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes
  • The Bible by Various
  • The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Ulysses by James Joyce
  • The Quit American by Graham Greene
  • Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
  • Money by Martin Amis
  • Harry Potter Series by J K Rowling
  • Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  • The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  • His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman
  • Anna Karonina by Leo Tolstoy
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  • Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  • The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollops
  • The Outsider by Albert Camus
  • The Colour Purple by Alice Walker
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • The War of the Worlds by H G Wells
  • Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway
  • Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  • Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  • The Count of Monte Criston by Alexander Dumas
  • Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  • The Divine Comedy by Alighieri Dante
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Book Chat is a radio show broadcast on the first Thursday of each month on wynFM 88.9 @ 6pm. Each month the show explores a topic relevant to the world of books. In August we continue talking about the 50 Books To Read Before You Die inspired by the bookmark we sell at the store. Tune in and hear us chatting about some of the most loved and talked about novels of our time.

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