(This is more of a list for myself, but I'm leaving it public for people to see and get suggestions from it, as well as possibly suggest some for me to read. This will be edited over time.)

My To-Read List
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein (1961)
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells (1895)
The Giver by Lois Lowry (1993)
Contact by Carl Sagan (1985)
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (1931/1932)
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None by Friedrich Nietzsche (1883-1885)
The Solitaire Mystery by Jostein Gaarder (1990)
Astonish Yourself: 101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life by Roger-Pol Droit (2001)
The Good Book: A Humanist Bible by A.C. Grayling (2011)
The Savvy Convert's Guide to Choosing a Religion by Knock Knock (2008)
Anathem by Neal Stephenson (2008)
Notes From the Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1864)
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1880)
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand (1943)
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (1957)
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (1951)
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (1308-1321)
The Case For Christ Series by Lee Strobel
The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (2006)
The Hitchhikers' Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams (1979)
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1960)
The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu (11th Century)
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (1955)
1984 by George Orwell (1949)
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1862)
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (1818)
The Spire by William Golding (1964)
Dune by Frank Herbert (1965)
Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert (1969)
Children of Dune by Frank Herbert (1976)
God Emperor of Dune by Frank Herbert (May 28, 1981)
Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert (1984)
Chapterhouse: Dune by Frank Herbert (April 1985)
Last and First Men: A Story of the Near and Far Future by William Olaf Stapledon (1930)
Galápagos by Kurt Vonnegut (1985)
The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel Series by François Rabelais (16th Century)
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (1987)
Goodbye Tsugumi by Mahoko "Banana" Yoshimoto (1989)
VALIS by Philip K. Dick (1981)
Dubliners Series by James Joyce (1914)
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture by Wendell Berry (1977)
Sex, Art and American Culture: Essays by Camille Paglia (1992)
Elements of Refusal by John Zerzan (1988)
Against The American Grain: Essays on the Effects of Mass Culture by Dwight Macdonald (1962)
Pleasant Hell by John Dolan (2004)
A Bend in the River by Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V. S." Naipaul (1979)
The Decline of the West 2-part book by Oswald Spengler (1918–1922/1923)
Rousseau and Romanticism by Irving Babbitt (1919)
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez (1967)
The Stranger by Albert Camus (1942)
The Antichrist by Friedrich Nietzsche (1888/1895)
Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo (1938/1939)
Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon (1973)
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (1927)
Fly Away Peter by David Malouf (1982)
The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (The War of Dreams) by Angela Carter (1972)
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (1922/1951)
His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philop Pullman (1995–2000)
Ulysses by James Joyce (1922)
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond (1997)
Carnage and Culture by Victor Davis Hanson (2001)
Combatting Cult Mind Control by Steve Hassan (1988)
Life, Inc. by Douglas Rushkoff (2011)
Thinking Sex by Gayle S. Rubin (1984)
Narnia series by C.S. Lewis (1949–1954)
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (1939)
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (1937)
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller (1953/1961)
The Whale (Moby-Dick) by Herman Melville (1851)
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle (1990's)
The Hyperion Cantos series by Dan Simmons (1980's)
People of the Lie: The Hope For Healing Human Evil by M. Scott Peck (1983)
Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (1997)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (1870)
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I would really really really recommend Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

It is regarded as a classic for a reason. I was sceptical before I started, but it is that good.
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None Never read it...want to,,,Not beach reading...heh...Heck Ricard Strauss wrote a sumphony based on it...must be good...
I recommend The Hyperion Cantos by Dan Simmons. Very interesting.

And I find the classification of "classic" literature interesting. I used to think they were all books that made an impact on the world and that I should make an effort to read more of them but as I have spoken with someone who does read them often, I have found them simply to be stories of a different genre that I wouldn't enjoy and that I should stick to things that would be enjoyable for me.

(Not to say that there aren't classics that I would enjoy, simply speaking about them as a whole that the classification appears, to me, arbitrarily applied)
I also would include Naked Lunch and Under the Volcano...
From Pynchon, I recommend Against the Day and Mason & Dixon (which I'm currently reading). AtD is a more recent work, but it's his longest and can be seen as a companion piece to GR, since they cover similar themes (AtD is lighter in tone, and more accessible).

I'm currently reading Mason & Dixon right now, and while its prose looks to be more difficult than even Gravity's Rainbow (plus the fact that it's set in the 18th century), I'm having more fun with it than I did with Gravity's Rainbow.
My favorite book is Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut, found a lot of philosophy, self-humor, wisdom, fun, history in it. And it is easy and awesome to read. I quote it all the time. His Cat's Cradle is great too, not that easy to read, but captures you right away and keeps you thinking hard and being awake until the end of the book. I read it at once. His other books are awesome too. He is rather a mentor to his reader, a friend, a very good writer. I will check your list.
I'd recommend Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. It is packed with anti-terrestrial philosophy; of hatred and obsession of a man: it contains anything I love about both literature and philosophy.
Love all the old russians Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy and Gogol..
Great list!! Dante's "Divine Comedy" is an exceptional work. But so are most on the list!  When your finished look into "The Perennial Philosophy" - Aldous Huxley, Carl Jung - "The undiscovered Self" or "Memories, Dreams, reflectons".
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