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Famous Book Hoarders:

Karl Lagerfeld: 300,000 books

George Lucas: 27,000 books+

Jay Walker: 20,000 books

Michael Jackson: 10,000 books+

Ernest Hemingway: 9,000 books+

William Randolph Hearst: 7,000 books+

Thomas Jefferson: 6,487 books

Nigella Lawson: 6,000 books

Harry Houdini: 5,000 books+

Hannah Arendt: 4,000 books

David Markson: 2,500 books

Frederick Douglass: 2,000 books+

Oprah: 1,500 books

Charles Darwin: 1,480 books

George Washington: 1,200 books

Marilyn Monroe: 400 books+

(Ref: https://lithub.com/10-famous-book-hoarders/ )

 

Marilyn Monroe reading challenge: https://www.openculture.com/2014/10/the-430-books-in-marilyn-monroes-library.html


Recommended Movies About Rare Books, Book Heists, Authors, Writing, Language, and Book Collecting:

  1. The Shining (Horror/Mystery, 1980)
  2. Dead Poet’s Society (Comedy/Thriller, 1989)
  3. Misery (Horror/Crime, 1990)
  4. The Pillow Book (Erotic/Romance, 1996)
  5. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Comedy/Adventure, 1998)
  6. The Ninth Gate (Mystery/Thriller, 1999)
  7. Midnight in Paris (Comedy/Romance, 2001)
  8. Secret Window (Mystery/Thriller, 2004)
  9. Reprise (Comedy/Drama, 2006)
  10. The Voynich Code – The World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript (Documentary, 2009)
  11. Bright Star (Romance/Thriller, 2009)
  12. Letters to Juliet (Comedy/Romance, 2010)
  13. Mary Shelley (Romance/Thriller, 2017)
  14. Colette (Drama/Thriller, 2018)
  15. American Animals (Crime/Thriller, 2018)


Current Library: 

  1. Addonizio, K. (2007).  My dreams out in the street.
  2. Aesop.  Aesop’s fables.
  3. Ahlquist, D. (2002).  Moon spells.
  4. Ahlquist, D. (2017).  Moon magic.
  5. Alighieri, D. (2003 del Prado publishing).  The divine comedy:  hell.
  6. Alighieri, D. (2003 del Prado publishing).  The divine comedy:  purgatory.
  7. Alighieri, D. (2003 del Prado publishing).  The divine comedy:  paradise.
  8. American Institute of Floral Designers, The (2008).  The AIFD guide to floral design:  terms, techniques, and traditions.
  9. Anderson, L.H. (2009).  Wintergirls.
  10. Ando, N.  (2020).  There’s something wrong with us; volume 3.
  11. Ando, N. (2017).  There’s something wrong with us; volume 1.
  12. Ando, N. (2017).  There’s something wrong with us; volume 2.
  13. Armentrout, J.L. (2020).  A kingdom of flesh and fire.
  14. Armentrout, J.L. (2020).  From blood and ash.
  15. Armentrout, J.L. (2021).  The crown of gilded bones.
  16. Armentrout, J.L. (2022).  The war of two queens.
  17. Armstrong, K.  (2008).  The summoning.
  18. Atkins, M. (2007).  Tour smart and break the band.
  19. Austen, J. (1813).  Pride and prejudice.
  20. Baker, J. (undated).  Mushroom growing business.
  21. Barentine, J.C. (2016).  The lost constellations:  a history of obsolete, extinct, or forgotten star lore.
  22. Barrie, J.M. (1987).  Peter pan.
  23. Barrie, J.M. (2004 del Prado publishing).  The adventures of peter pan.
  24. Bingham, B. (2022).  Death interrupted:  how modern medicine is complicating the way we die.
  25. Black, H. (2006).  Valiant.
  26. Black, H. (2008).  Ironside.
  27. Black, H. (2008).  Tithe.
  28. Black, H. (2015).  The darkest part of the forest.
  29. Black, H. (2018).  The cruel prince.
  30. Black, H. (2018).  The lost sisters.
  31. Black, H. (2019).  The queen of nothing.
  32. Black, H. (2019).  The wicked king.
  33. Black, H. (2020).  How the king of elfhame learned to hate stories.
  34. Bogle, M.A.; H.M. Rowe Company, the (1999).  Rowe college business English; third edition.
  35. Bull, R.; Bilby, C.; Cooke, C.; and Grant, T. Criminal psychology.
  36. Burgess, M. (1996).  Smack.
  37. Buyens, J. (2003).  Faster smarter:  beginning programming.
  38. Byrne, R. (1991).  Safecracking:  tales and techniques of the master criminals.
  39. Cain, S. (2013).  Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that won’t stop talking.
  40. Calley, R. (2013).  The playboy and the rat:  the story of James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
  41. Carlson, R. (1997).  Don’t sweat the small stuff…and it’s all small stuff.
  42. Carroll, L. (1917, P.F. Volland Company).  New adventures of “Alice”.
  43. Carroll, L. (1982, Chancellor Press).  The complete illustrated works of Lewis Carroll.
  44. Carroll, L. (1994, B&N).  The complete works of Lewis Carroll.
  45. Carroll, L. (2015).  150th anniversary deluxe edition, the annotated Alice.
  46. Carroll, L. (2015, Puffin).  Alice’s adventures in wonderland.
  47. Carus, P. (Kessinger Legacy Reprints).  The history of the devil and the idea of evil.
  48. Ciccarelli, S.K.; and White, J.N. (2009).  Psychology:  second custom edition for college of the canyons.
  49. Clemens, R. and Harkness, D. (2016, Yale).  The voynich manuscript.
  50. Cline, E. (2011).  Ready player one.
  51. Cline, E. (2015).  Armada.
  52. Cline, E. (2020).  Ready player two.
  53. Cogman, G. (2016).  The invisible library.
  54. Cogman, G. (2016).  The masked city.
  55. Cogman, G. (2017).  The burning page.
  56. Cogman, G. (2018).  The lost plot.
  57. Cogman, G. (2018).  The mortal world.
  58. Cogman, G. (2020).  The dark archive.
  59. Cogman, G. (2020).  The secret chapter.
  60. Cogman, G. (2021).  The untold story.
  61. Cooper, J.F. (Lovell Brothers & Company).  The last of the mohicans.
  62. Crichton, M. (1990).  Jurassic park.
  63. Crisp, T. (1990).  Dream dictionary.
  64. Czerski, H. (2016).  Storm in a teacup.
  65. Dante (2008; B&N).  The divine comedy.
  66. Davis, L. (1998).  Candy:  a novel of love and addiction.
  67. Davis, S.R. (2000).  C++ for dummies; fourth edition.
  68. Defoe, D. (2016).  The political history of the devil.
  69. Dermalogica (2019).  The book.
  70. Dickens, C.  A tale of two cities.
  71. Dini, P. and Timm, B. (2009).  Batman:  mad love and other stories.
  72. DK London (2008).  Signs & Symbols:  an illustrated guide to their origins and meanings.
  73. Doig, A. (2022).  This mortal coil:  a history of death.
  74. Doyle, A.C. (1892).  The adventures of sherlock holmes.
  75. Dumas, A. (P.F. Collier and Sons Publishing).  The count of monte cristo.
  76. Dutton, J.T. (2009).  Freaked.
  77. Federle, T. (2013).  Tequila mockingbird:  cocktails with a literary twist.
  78. Fleming, I. (1953).  Casino royal.
  79. Fleming, I. (1954).  Live and let die.
  80. Fleming, I. (1955).  Moonraker.
  81. Fleming, I. (1956).  Diamonds are forever.
  82. Fleming, I. (1957).  From Russia with love.
  83. Fleming, I. (1958).  Dr. No.
  84. Fleming, I. (1959).  Goldfinger.
  85. Fleming, I. (1960).  For your eyes only.
  86. Fleming, I. (1961).  Thunderball.
  87. Fleming, I. (1962).  The spy who loved me.
  88. Fleming, I. (1963).  On her majesty’s secret service.
  89. Fleming, I. (1964).  You only live twice.
  90. Fleming, I. (1965).  Octopussy and the living daylights.
  91. Fleming, I. (1965).  The man with the golden gun.
  92. Foer, J.; Thuras, D.; and Morton, E. (2016).  Atlas obscura.
  93. Freud, S. (1899).  Dream psychology.
  94. Gaiman, N. (2009).  Neverwhere.
  95. Genge, N.E. (2002).  The forensic casebook.
  96. Gibran, K. (2023 reprint).  Collected works of Kahlil Gibran.
  97. Gibson, W. (1984).  Neuromancer.
  98. Gibson, W. (1987).  Count zero.
  99. Gibson, W. (1988).  Mona lisa overdrive.
  100. Gruen, S. (2006).  Water for elephants.
  101. Guerber, H.A. (2006).  Tales of norse mythology.
  102. Haining, P. (1993).  Sweeney todd:  the real story of the demon barber of fleet street.
  103. Harvard Lampoon, The (2009).  Nightlight.
  104. Hawking, S. (1988).  A brief history of time.
  105. Hawthorne, N. (The Spencer Press).  The scarlet letter.
  106. Hendrix, G. (2014).  Horrorstor.
  107. Herbert, F. Dune.
  108. Heward, L.; and Bacon, J.U. (2006).  Cirque du soleil:  the spark:  igniting the creative fire that lives within us all.
  109. Hine, P. (2010).  Condensed chaos:  an introduction to chaos magic.
  110. Hoover, C. (2014).  Ugly love.
  111. Hoover, C. (2016).  It ends with us.
  112. Hoover, C. (2021).  Verity.
  113. Hopkins, E.  (2004).  Crank.
  114. Hopkins, E.  (2013).  Smoke.
  115. Hopkins, E. (2006).  Burned.
  116. Hopkins, E. (2007).  Glass.
  117. Hopkins, E. (2007).  Impulse.
  118. Hopkins, E. (2009).  Tricks.
  119. Hopkins, E. (2010).  Fallout.
  120. Hopkins, E. (2012).  Tilt.
  121. Hopkins, E. (2015).  Love lies beneath.
  122. Hopkins, E. (2015).  Traffick.
  123. Hugo, V. (1987).  Les miserables.
  124. Hyland, M.J. (2006).  Carry me down.
  125. Iland, P.; Bruer, N.; Edwards, G.; Caloghiris, S.; and Wilkes, E. (2013). Chemical analysis of grapes and wine: techniques and concepts; second edition.
  126. Isaacson, W. (2017).  Leonardo da vinci.
  127. Isokauppila, T. (2017).  Healing mushrooms:  a practical culinary guide to using mushrooms for whole body health.
  128. Iverson, J. (2009).  Home winemaking step by step:  a guide to fermenting wine grapes.
  129. Jackson, R.S. (2014).  Wine science: principals and applications; fourth edition.
  130. Jamsa, K. and Klander L.  (1998).  C/C++ programer’s bible:  the ultimate guide to c/c++ programming.
  131. Johnson, C.V. (2017).  The dialogues:  conversations about the nature of the universe.
  132. Jordan, D. (2015).  Crash.
  133. Jordan, D. (2016).  Expose.
  134. Jordan, D. (2016).  Hide.
  135. Kalb, A. (2010).  Stuff every woman should know.
  136. Kang, L. and Pedersen, N. (2017).  Quackery:  a brief history of the worst ways to cure everything.
  137. King, S. (1990).  Four past midnight.
  138. King, S. (1990).  The shining.
  139. King, S. (1993).  Night shift.
  140. King, S. (2000).  On writing: a memoir of the craft.
  141. King, S. (2002).  From a buick 8.
  142. Kratz, R.F. (2011).  Botany for dummies.
  143. LaBerge, S. and Rheingold, H. (1990).  Exploring the world of lucid dreaming.
  144. Laessoe, T. (1996, DK London). Mushrooms:  how to identify and gather wild mushrooms and other fungi. 
  145. Largo, M. (2014).  The big, bad book of botany.
  146. Lee, T. (2009).  Tommyland.
  147. Levin, J. (2016).  Black hole blues:  and other songs from outer space.
  148. Long, B.; Harrington, R.; and Luna, O. (2008).  Aperture 2:  professionally manage digital photographs.
  149. Lopez, D. (2018).  Kawaii tarot: a 78 card deck of magic and cute.
  150. Lovecraft, H.P. (2016).  The complete Cthulhu mythos tales.
  151. Lucasfilm Ltd.; Greve, D.; Brockley, R.; and Marx, J. (2010).  The jedi path.
  152. Luceno, J. (2012).  Darth plagueis.
  153. Maas, S.J. (2015).  A court of thorns and roses.
  154. Maas, S.J. (2016).  A court of mist and fury.
  155. Maas, S.J. (2017).  A court of wings and ruin.
  156. Maas, S.J. (2018).  A court of frost and starlight.
  157. Maas, S.J. (2021).  A court of silver flames.
  158. Maas, S.J. (2021).  Crescent city.
  159. MacHale, D.J. (2002).  Pendragon:  book one, the merchant of death.
  160. Mahurin, S. (2019).  Serpent & dove.
  161. Mars, M.; Lee, T.; Sixx, N.; Neil, V. (2001).  The dirt:  confessions of the world’s most notorious rock band.
  162. Mayuzuki, J. (2015).  After the rain; volume 1.
  163. Mayuzuki, J. (2015).  After the rain; volume 2.
  164. Mayuzuki, J. (2015).  After the rain; volume 5.
  165. Mayuzuki, J. (2016).  After the rain; volume 3.
  166. Mayuzuki, J. (2017).  After the rain; volume 4.
  167. Mayuzuki, J. (2019).  Kowloon:  generic romance; volume 2.
  168. Mayuzuki, J. (2019).  Kowloon:  generic romance; volume 4.
  169. Mayuzuki, J. (2020).  Kowloon:  generic romance; volume 3.
  170. Mayuzuki, J. (2021).  Kowloon:  generic romance; volume 5.
  171. Mayuzuki, J. (2022).  Kowloon:  generic romance; volume 1.
  172. Meyer, S. (2005).  Twilight.
  173. Meyer, S. (2006).  New moon.
  174. Meyer, S. (2007).  Eclipse.
  175. Meyer, S. (2008).  Breaking dawn.
  176. Meyer, S. (2020).  Midnight sun.
  177. Michalun, M.V. and Dinardo, J.C. (2015).  Milady skin care and cosmetic ingredients dictionary; fourth edition.
  178. Milady (2012).  Standard cosmetology.
  179. Milady (2019).  Standard esthetics.
  180. Mitchell, M. (1936).  Gone with the wind.
  181. Moore, J.T. (2011).  Chemistry for dummies.
  182. Morson, L.I. (1997).  Morson’s English guide for court reporters.
  183. Munroe, R. (2014).  What if?
  184. Murota, M. (2014).  Tokyo:  cult recipes.
  185. Murphy-Hiscock, A. (2017).  The green witch:  your complete guide to the natural magic of flowers, essential oils, and more.
  186. Nabokov, V. (1989).  Lolita.
  187. Natalis Press (1993).  April 3 happy birthday.
  188. Newton, M. (2004).  The encyclopedia of unsolved crimes.
  189. Nietzsche, F. Beyond good and evil.
  190. Nullings, M. (2016).  Tales of the peculiar.
  191. O’Nan, S. (2007).  Last night at the lobster.
  192. Osland, T. (2022).  The isdal woman operation isotopsy:  death in ice valley, based on a true story.
  193. Paolini, C. (2003).  Eragon.
  194. Perez-Reverte, A. (1993).  The club dumas.
  195. Philips, G. and Tervalon, J. (2005).  The cocaine chronicles.
  196. Pinkerton, M.H. (2013).  Commercial mushroom growing.
  197. Plague, Z. (2008).  Boring boring boring boring boring boring.
  198. Poe, E.A. (2006).  The complete tales and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.
  199. Poyet, E.  (2004).  The little black book of wine.
  200. Presley, P.B. (2022).  Elvis and me.
  201. Prost, A. and Rousselot, P.F. (1989).  Competition driving.
  202. Raab, S. (2005).  Five families:  the rise, decline, and resurgence of america’s most powerful mafia empires.
  203. Rea, B. (2019).  Death wins a goldfish:  reflections from a grim reaper’s yearlong sabbatical.
  204. Roach, M. (2003).  Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers.
  205. Rowling, J.K. (1997).  Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone.
  206. Rowling, J.K. (1998).  Harry potter and the chamber of secrets.
  207. Rowling, J.K. (1999).  Harry potter and the prisoner of Azkaban.
  208. Rowling, J.K. (2000).  Harry potter and the goblet of fire.
  209. Rowling, J.K. (2003).  Harry potter and the order of the phoenix.
  210. Rowling, J.K. (2005).  Harry potter and the half-blood prince.
  211. Rowling, J.K. (2007).  Harry potter and the deathly hallows.
  212. Rowling, J.K. (2016).  Hogwarts:  an incomplete and unreliable guide.
  213. Rowling, J.K. (2016).  Short stories from Hogwarts of heroism, hardship, and dangerous hobbies.
  214. Rowling, J.K. (2016).  Short stories from Hogwarts of power, politics, and pesky poltergeists.
  215. Salinger, J.D. (1951).  The catcher in the rye.
  216. Salisbury, M. (2016).  Alice in wonderland:  an illustrated journey through time.
  217. Sansouci, J.  (2020).  The rebel’s apothecary:  a practical guide to the healing magic of cannabis, cbd, and mushrooms.
  218. Sebold, A. (1999).  Lucky.
  219. Sendak, M. (1962).  Nutshell library.
  220. Shaw, V. (2017).  Strange practice.
  221. Shaw, V. (2018).  Dreadful company.
  222. Shaw, V. (2019).  Grave importance.
  223. Sheff, N. (2009).  Tweak:  growing up on methamphetamines.
  224. Sheff, N. (2011).  We all fall down:  living with addiction.
  225. Shelley, M. (2003).  Frankenstein.
  226. Siegfried, D.R. (2002).  Anatomy & Physiology for dummies.
  227. Sixx, N. (2007).  The heroin diaries:  a year in the life of a shattered rockstar.
  228. Sixx, N. (2011).  This is gonna hurt:  music, photography, and life through the distorted lens of Nikki Sixx.
  229. Sixx, N. and Gittins, I. (2007).  The heroin diaries:  a year in the life of a  shattered rock star.
  230. Smith, T.B. (2007).  Betwixt.
  231. Snicket, L. (1999).  The bad beginning.
  232. Snicket, L. (1999).  The reptile room.
  233. Snicket, L. (2000).  The austere academy.
  234. Snicket, L. (2000).  The miserable mill.
  235. Snicket, L. (2000).  The wide window.
  236. Snicket, L. (2001).  The ersatz elevator.
  237. Snicket, L. (2001).  The hostile hospital.
  238. Snicket, L. (2001).  The vile village.
  239. Snicket, L. (2002).  The carnivorous carnival.
  240. Snicket, L. (2002).  The unauthorized autobiography.
  241. Snicket, L. (2003).  The slippery slope.
  242. Snicket, L. (2004).  The grim grotto.
  243. Snicket, L. (2005).  The penultimate peril.
  244. Snicket, L. (2006).  The end.
  245. Snicket, L. (2007).  Horseradish
  246. Sothern, M.S.; Kristian von Almen, T; and Schumacher, H. (2001).  Trim kids.
  247. Stamets, P. (2000).  Growing gourmet and medicinal mushrooms; third edition.
  248. Stein, G. (2008).  The art of racing in the rain.
  249. Steinbeck, J. (1965).  Of mice and men.
  250. Stevenson, R.L. (2000).  Treasure island.
  251. Stewart, A. (2009).  Wicked plants:  the weed that killed lincoln’s mother and other botanical atrocities.
  252. Stewart, A. (2013).  The drunken botanist:  plant that create the world’s great drinks.
  253. Stoker, B. (1897).  Dracula.
  254. Strauss, N. (2001).  Motley Crue: the dirt.
  255. Strickland, C. (2017).  The annotated mona lisa:  a crash course in art history from prehistoric to the present.
  256. Thompson, H.S. (1971).  Fear and loathing in las vegas and other American stories.
  257. Tooth, P. (2010).  The art of the racing motorcycle:  100 years of designing for speed.
  258. Trachtman, J.P. (2013).  The tools of argument:  how the best lawyers think, argue, and win.
  259. Trudeau, J. (1995).  Programming starter kit for macintosh.
  260. Tyson, Neil deGrasse (2017).  Astrophysics for people in a hurry.
  261. Tzu, S. (2015).  The art of war.
  262. Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam (Japanese print edition).  Face to face with van gogh.
  263. Vaughn, D. (2004).  Medical terminology 350; second edition.
  264. Walker, M. (2002).  Mick Walker’s Japanese grand prix racing motorcycles.
  265. Warren, F. (2005).  Postsecret.
  266. Weir, A. (2017).  Artemis.
  267. Wells, H.G. (2017).  The invisible man.
  268. Wiess, L. (2007).  Such a pretty girl.
  269. Wiess, L. (2009).  How it ends.
  270. Wood, S.E.; and Green Wood, E.R. (2002).  The world of psychology.
  271. Yates, R. (1961).  Revolutionary Road.  


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