Books I've read that were published before 1800


Finished

  • Aurelius, Meditations (180)
  • Franklin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (1791)
  • Homer, The Iliad (Fagles translation) (~800 BC)
  • Homer, The Odyssey (Fagles translation) (~800 BC)
  • Homer, The Odyssey (Wilson translation) (~800 BC)
  • Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (1597)
  • Shakespeare, Hamlet (1601)
  • Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1605)
  • Shakespeare, King Lear (1606)
  • Shakespeare, Macbeth (1623)
  • Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing (1623)
  • Swift, Gulliver’s Travels (1726)
  • Voltaire, Candide (1759)

Skimmed, sampled from, or abandoned

  • Cervantes, Don Quixote (1615)
  • Confucius, The Analects (429 BC)
  • Dante, Inferno (1307)
  • Tzu, Tao Te Ching (~600 BC)
  • Tzu, The Art of War (~500 BC)

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