I have recently shared a handful of reading lists and award winners that I have found around the net. But the Lost reading list? Lostpedia has compiled a list of all the books which have been referenced directly or had an influence on the series (HT: Semicolon). It is a very intriguing list so I share it with you here.
After All These Years by Susan Isaacs.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume.
Bad Twin by Gary Troup.
Beyond Freedom and Dignity by B.F. Skinner.
Bible, especially the book of Exodus and the 23rd Psalm.
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking.
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
Carrie by Stephen King.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess.
Dirty Work by Stuart Woods.
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie.
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.
Hindsight by Peter Wright.
Island by Aldous Huxley.
Julius Caesar by William Shakepeare.
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton.
Lathe of Heaven by Ursula LeGuin.
Lancelot by Walker Percy.
Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabakov.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding.
Lost Horizon by James Hilton.
The Moon Pool by A. Merritt.
The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne.
Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce.
The Odyssey by Homer.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
On Writing by Stephen King.
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens.
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving.
Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy.
The Stand by Stephen King.
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein.
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.
The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien.
Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James.
Watership Down Richard Adams.
The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle.