1book140 Nominations: A Running List

Below is a list of the titles that have been suggested by followers of 1book140, which we'll update once a day until the nominations round ends. It's a simple copy and paste from reader tweets and comments, so some of the authors or titles may be misspelled. If you see a mistake, let us know. To nominate another book, tweet your suggestion with the hashtag #1book140, or leave a comment on the Entertainment channel.



13 Bankers by Simon Johnson and James Kwak

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

A Map of Home by Randa Jarrar

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

A Short History of A Small Place by T.R. Pearson

A Sideways Look at Time by Jay Griffiths

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahamme-Smith

Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori, Book 1) by Lian Hern

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada

Alone Together by Sherry Turkle

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

American Rust by Philipp Meyer

An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin

Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Angels Crest by Leslie Schwartz

Another Country by James Baldwin

Apex Hides the Hurt by Colson Whitehead

Area 51 by Robert Doherty

ASH: A Secret History by Mary Gentle

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon

Baroque Cycle by Neal Stephenson

Birds Without Wings by Louis De Bernieres

Black Boy by Richard Wright

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Blankets by Craig Thompson

Bleed by Ed Kurtz

Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Born to Run by Christopher MacDougall

Brainiac by Ken Jennings

Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Callisto by Torsten Krol

Candide by Voltaire

Catcher in the Rye

Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov

Christ Stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi

Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce

Clara and Mr. Tiffany: A Novel by Susan Vreeland

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Company of Liars by Karen Maitland

Controlled Burn by Scott Wolven

Crooked Letter Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Disgrace by J.M. Coetze

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Dragon Precinct by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer

Driving with Plato by Robert Rowland Smith

Dune by Frank Herbert

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream  by Hunter S. Thompson

Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates by Tom Robbins

Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

Generation X by Douglas Coupland

Glass Bead Game by Hesse

Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith

Gravity's Rainbow by Pynchon

His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Horns by Joe Hill

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

How to Write a Sentence by Stanley Fish

How We Die by Sherwin B. Nuland

Howling's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

I Am Messenger by Markus Zusak

I Have Seen the Future: A Life of Lincoln Steffens by Peter Hartshorn

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I, Robot Series by Assimov

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In The Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick

Independent People by Halldór Laxness

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore

Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright

It by Stephen King

It Happened on the Way to War by Rye Barcott

Journey By Moonlight by Antal Szerb

Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis

Life: A User's Manual by Georges Perec

Like Being Killed by Ellen Miller

Lincoln's Melancholy by Johsua Wolf Shneck

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

Little Man, What Now? by Hans Fallada

Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Looking for Alaska by John Green

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Fridges by Tim Scott

Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees

Magician by Robert E. Feist

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simmonson

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Marable Manning

Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes

Miss Wyoming by Douglas Coupland

Modern China-The Fall and Rise of a Great Power-From 1850 to Present by Jonathan Fenby

Moment in the Sun by John Sayles

Monstrous Regimen by Terry Pratchett

Moon is Down by John Steinbeck

Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross

Nemesis by Jo Nesbo

Neon Rain by James Lee Burke

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko

Nikolski by Nicolas Dickner

Noli Mi Tangere by Jose Rizal (Leon Ma. Guerrero translation)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

Only Forward by Michael Marshall Smith

Only Revolutions by Mark Danielewski

Open City by Teju Cole

Oracle Night by Paul Oster

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