1001 Books to Read

1001 Books meets the third Thursday of each month using the books in 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, an eclectic selection of critical essays, beautiful illustrations, and detailed quotes.

Note: 1001 Books book club is not taking new members at this time but we always get requests for their reading selections.

Current and prior selections of 1001 Books to Read.  The most current selections are listed below with the latest selection at the top of the list.

For selections in prior years use the following links:

     Years 2011 - 2012

Selections from 2013 through 2018 are listed below.

Dakota: A Spiritual Geography Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780618127245
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - April 6th, 2001

1001 Books Book Club selection, July 2018, Redbery Books, Cable, WI.


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The Razor's Edge (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400034208
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Vintage - September 9th, 2003

1001 Books Club selection, June 2018, Redbery Books, Cable, WI.


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Middlemarch (Oxford World's Classics) Cover Image
By George Eliot, David Carroll (Editor), Felicia Bonaparte (Introduction by)
$10.95
ISBN: 9780199536757
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - September 1st, 2008

1001 Books, January 2018, Redbery Books, Cable, WI.


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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

1001 Books, December 2017, Redbery Books, Cable, WI.


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The Grapes of Wrath Cover Image
By John Steinbeck, Robert Demott (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143039433
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - March 28th, 2006

1001 Books, November 2017 selection, Redbery Books, Cable, WI.


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The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385542364
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Doubleday - August 2nd, 2016

1001 Books, October 2017 selection, Redbery Books, Cable, WI.


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Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476755748
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 20th, 2015

1001 Books, September 2017 selection, Redbery Books, Cable, WI.


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'the Yellow Wallpaper'; With 'woman', Gilman's Acclaimed Feminist Poetry (Aziloth Books) Cover Image
$5.25
ISBN: 9781909735880
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aziloth Books - November 15th, 2015

-- 1001 Books, August 2017, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250007810
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 22nd, 2012

-- 1001 Books, July 2017, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780385420174
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - October 1st, 1995

1001 Books, January 2017, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold: A George Smiley Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143124757
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - September 3rd, 2013

-- 1001 Books, November 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062204097
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 3rd, 2012

-- 1001 Books, October 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories (FSG Classics) Cover Image
By Flannery O'Connor, Robert Fitzgerald (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374504649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux -

-- 1001 Books, September 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Garden of Finzi-Continis Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780156345705
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Mariner Books - December 5th, 1977

-- 1001 Books, July 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Land Remembers: A Story of a Farm and Its People Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780976145059
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Itchy Cat Press - March 1st, 2014

-- 1001 Books, June 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Hound of the Baskervilles Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781518878183
Availability: Available for special order
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - November 2nd, 2015

-- 1001 Books, April 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Breath of the Onion: Italian-American Anecdotes Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780878397914
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: North Star Press of St. Cloud - March 1st, 2015

-- 1001 Books Club selection, March 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Cry, the Beloved Country (Oprah's Classics Book Club Selections) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743262170
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner Book Company - September 29th, 2003

-- 1001 Books Club selection, January/February 2016, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Kim Cover Image
By Rudyard Kipling, Harish Trivedi (Editor), Harish Trivedi (Introduction by), Jan Montefiore (Editor)
$10.00
ISBN: 9780141442372
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - November 29th, 2011

-- 1001 Books Club selection, December 2015, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Don Quixote Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780142437230
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - February 25th, 2003

-- 1001 Books Club selection, July 2015, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Black Dogs: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385494328
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Anchor - December 29th, 1998

-- 1001 Books Club selection, June 2015, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Three Musketeers: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Alexandre Dumas, Richard Pevear (Translated by), Tom Gauld (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143105008
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - August 28th, 2007

-- 1001 Books Club selection, May 2015, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400032716
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

-- 1001 Books Club selection, April 2015, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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On the Road Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140042597
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - December 28th, 1976

-- 1001 Books Club selection, February 2015, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Postman Always Rings Twice Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780679723257
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - May 14th, 1989

-- 1001 Books book club selection, December 2014


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The Things They Carried Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780618706419
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - October 13th, 2009

-- 1001 Books Club selection, November 2014, Cable, Wisconsin


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Heart of Darkness: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
By Joseph Conrad, Adam Hochschild (Introduction by), Maya Jasanoff (Afterword by), Timothy Hayes (Notes by), Mike Mignola (Illustrator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143106586
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - August 28th, 2012

-- 1001 Books Club selection, September 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Robinson Crusoe (Oxford World's Classics) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780199553976
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2009

1001 Books club selection, August 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Walden and Civil Disobedience Cover Image
By Henry David Thoreau, Kristen Case (Introduction by), Michael Meyer (Notes by)
$14.00
ISBN: 9780140390445
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - August 25th, 1983

-- 1001 Books Club selection, June & July 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Tracks on Damp Sand Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780878397563
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: North Star Press of St. Cloud - March 2nd, 2014

1001 Books Club selection, May 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780345418913
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Del Rey - June 23rd, 1997

-- 1001 Books Club selction, March 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Golden Notebook: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780061582486
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 14th, 2008

1001 Books club selection, February 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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All Quiet on the Western Front: A Novel Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780449213940
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - March 12th, 1987

- 1001 Books Club selection, November 2013


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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Or, Life Among the Lowly Cover Image
By Harriet Beecher Stowe, Anne Douglas (Introduction by)
$10.00
ISBN: 9780140390032
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - June 25th, 1981

1001 Books, October 2013


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The Satanic Verses: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812976717
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 11th, 2008

1001 Books, September 2013, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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In Our Time Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780684822761
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Scribner - January 31st, 1996

1001 Books, July 2013, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Henderson the Rain King Cover Image
By Saul Bellow, Adam Kirsch (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143105480
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - December 24th, 2012

1001 Books, June 2013, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Moby Dick Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062085641
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - June 7th, 2011

1001 Books, May 2013, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Tender Is the Night Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780684801544
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Scribner - July 1st, 1995

1001 Books, April 2013, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Pride and Prejudice Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Vivien Jones (Editor), Vivien Jones (Introduction by), Tony Tanner (Introduction by), Vivien Jones (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141439518
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

1001 Books, March 2013, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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The Elegance of the Hedgehog Cover Image
By Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (Translated by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781933372600
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Europa Editions - September 2nd, 2008

1001 Books, February 2013, Rredbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin


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Life of Pi Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780156027328
Availability: Available in our warehouse. Ships in 2 - 3 Days
Published: Mariner Books - May 1st, 2003

1001 Books, January 2013, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin