Gilmore Girls Book Challenge – Season 1

Gilmore Girls Season 1

The Gilmore Girls Book Challenge starts with the season 1 books. Click on the book image to be taken to more information on the book and the show. Good luck!

Download the checklist for this season to keep track of the books you’ve read. [download id=”1111″]

Pilot (1.1)

On the Road - Jack Kerouac  Rosemary's Baby - Ira Levin Moby Dick - Herman Melville Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert The Little Match Girl - Hans Christian Andersen

The Lorelais’ First Day at Chilton (1.2)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy David Copperfield - Charles Dickens Great Expectations - Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens Little Dorrit - Charles Dickens Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K. Rowling The Shining - Stephen King

Kill Me Now (1.3)

Peyton Place - Grace Metalious A Mencken Chrestomathy - H.L. Mencken My Life as Author and Editor - H.L. Mencken

The Deer Hunters (1.4)

The Comedy of Errors - William Shakespeare King Richard III - William Shakespeare The Sonnets - William Shakespeare

Cinnamon’s Wake (1.5)

A Room of One's Own - Virginia Woolf Valley of the Dolls - Jacqueline Susann

Rory’s Birthday Parties (1.6)

Ehtan Frome - Edith Wharton The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton

Kiss and Tell (1.7)

The Crucible - Arthur Miller Don Quixote - MIguel de Cervantes

Love & War & Snow (1.8)

Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - Hunter S. Thompson Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

Rory’s Dance (1.9)

A Streetcar Named Desire - Tennessee Williams The Group - Mary McCarthy The Outsiders - S.E. Hinton The Portable Dorothy Parker - Dorothy Parker

Forgiveness and Stuff (1.10)

The Miracle Worker - William Gibson The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka

Paris is Burning (1.11)

Swann's Way - Marcel Proust Timeline - Michael Crichton The New Poems of Emily Dickinson - Emily Dickinson

Double Date (1.12)

The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath 1950-1962 - Sylvia Plath

Concert Interruptus (1.13)

Carrie - Stephen King Macbeth - William Shakespeare

That Damn Donna Reed (1.14)

A Streetcar Named Desire - Tennessee Williams Don Quixote - MIguel de Cervantes

Christopher Returns (1.15)

No book references.

Star-Crossed Lovers and other Strangers (1.16)

Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy The Mourning Bride - William Congreve Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell

The Breakup, Part II (1.17)

Nancy Drew 33: The Witch Tree Symbol - Carolyn Keene Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf - Edward Albee The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath The Art of Eating - M.F.K. Fisher

The Third Lorelai (1.18)

Glengarry Glen Ross - David Mamet Beyond Good and Evil - Friedrich Nietzsche Hamlet - William Shakespeare

Emily in Wonderland (1.19)

To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

P.S. I Lo… (1.20)

Ulysses - James Joyce Out of Africa - Isak Dinesen The Art of Fiction - Henry James

Love, Daisies and Troubadours (1.21)

My First Summer in the Sierra - John Muir Walden - Henry David Thoreau



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