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To be honest, unless you count a lot of old family books I inherited, I don't have that many.
1. On Walden Pond (Henry David Thoreau). A book of unknown, uncertain interest.
2. Most of Mark Twain’s works. These are some of the old family books; I’ve read a few, but by no means all.
3. King Arthur and His Knights (Sir James Knowles). I’ve read half of it. One of these days, I'll make it all the way through... as a fantasy fan, I'm ashamed of myself for never having read an Arthur legend from start to finish. I've also bought, started, and not finished Tennyson's Idylls of the King.
4. Evelina (Fanny Burney). Every now and then I remember that I own this book, but I'm always in the middle of something else.
5. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (Susanna Clarke). The first few pages of this book captured my attention in spectacular form. The next hundred completely lost it. I don't know whether I'll make it to the end or not.
6. Linnets and Valerians (Elizabeth Goudge). After loving The Little White Horse, I couldn't resist this recent find at a book sale. But I made the mistake of picking up Jonathan Strange first (see above).
7. Chaucer's Poetry. This was Lou’s purchase, and he only just bought it, but I’ve been meaning to read Chaucer forever. After taking three years to get through Dante for the first time, I'm a little afraid of Geoffrey.
8. Cowper's Poetical Works. Another old family book, one I've only flipped through.
9. Some of Lewis' nonfiction: The Abolition of Man, The Pilgrim's Regress, and a couple of others.
10. Lilith (George MacDonald). I keep getting distracted, but this is definitely on my to-read list.
What books are sitting unread on your shelves?