TV Show “Lost” Books mentioned and similar books list

Books shown and/or referenced in the TV Show Lost:

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

Bad Twin by Gary Troup (Sawyer reads this manuscript in season 2 but not a real book)

Lancelot by Walker Percy

The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce  (Short story- season 2)

The Stand by Stephen King (King references can be found throughout but season 3 they are discussed)

Carrie by Stephen King

On Writing by Stephen King

There is a shoutout to CS Lewis- Narnia series

Valis by Philip K. Dick

Ulysses by James Joyce

A Separate Reality by Carlos Casteneda

Fear and Trembling by Soren Kierkegaard

Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie

Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

After All these Years by Susan Isaacs

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut

Book of Laws

Holy Bible

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Caravan of Dreams by Idries Shah

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickins

The Coalwood Way by Homer Hickman

The Dark Tower (I, II, III, and VI) by Stephen King

The Epic Gigamesh

Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O’Connor

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Jacob Frimm

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Holy Qur’an

Hotel by Arthur Hailey

I Ching by Cheng Yi

Ishmael by Daniel Quinn

Island by Aldous Huxley

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

Langoliers by Stephen King

Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov

Left Behind Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins

The Little Prince by Antonine de Saint- Exupery

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

The Moon Pool  by A. Merritt

Mysteries of the Ancient Americas: The New World Columbus by Josephy L. Gardner

The Mysterious Island by Julves Verne

The Oath by John Lescroart

The Odyssey by Homer

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

O Pioneers! By Willa Cather

The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton

The Pearl by John Steinbeck

Rick Romer’s Vision of Astrology

Roots by Alex Haley

The Shape of Things to Come by H.G. Wells

The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

The Shining by Stephen King

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The Stone Leopard by Colin Forbes

Stranger in a Stranger Land by Robert Heinlein

The Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Turn of the Shrew by Henry James

Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Not in Portland (Ben’s Book Shelf)

The Man From Tallahassee ((Ben’s Book Shelf)

The Economist (Ben’s Book Shelf)

Eggtown (Ben’s Book Shelf)

The Other Woman (Ben’s Book Shelf)

Dead is Dead (Ben’s Book Shelf)

Red Man’s Religion: Beliefs and Practices of the Indians North of Mexico (Ben’s Book Shelf)

Kings of Love (Ben’s Book Shelf)

Disinherited: The Lost Birthright of the American Indian (Ben’s Book Shelf)

A book by Arthur C Clarke (Ben’s Book Shelf)

Due Messiah

West Business Law (Jack’s book shelf)

Glencoe Clinical Procedures for Medical Assisting (Jack’s book shelf)

High Hand

Rainbow Six

Information Systems Management in Practice ((Jack’s book shelf)

Fire in the Mind and the Search for Order (Jack)

Dark Horse by Tamy Hoag (Jack)

Parker’s Astrology

Book of the Year 1976

Pale Horse Coming by Stephen Hunter

Nighttime is my Time by Mary Higgins Clark

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

Coping with Job Loss by Carrie R. Leana and Daniel C. Feldman ((Jack’s book shelf)

Skinny Dip by Carl Hiaasen

Redemption by Leon Uris

Two Dollar Bill by Stuart Woods

Domes of Fire by David Eddings

The Power of Beauty by Nancy Friday

Valhalla Rising by Clive Cussler

No Place Like Home by Mary Higgins Clark

Hearts in Atlantic by Stephen King

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Fraser and Pare’s Diagnosis of Diseases (Jack’s book shelf)

Eleventh Hour by Catherine Coulter

Easy Prey by John Sandford

The Spirit of Christmas

The 12-Minute Total Body Workout by Joyce L. Vedral (Jack’s book shelf)

McNally Folly by Vincent Lardo

Atrological Patterns (Jack’s book shelf)

Dirty Work by Stuart Woods

Chains of Command by William Caunitz

Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders (Jack’s book shelf)

The Scottish Bride by Catherine Coulter

Scientific Genius by Dean Kenneth Simonton

A History of World Societies (Jack’s book shelf)

American: Land of Beauty and Splendor (Jack’s book shelf)

The Bailey Chronicles by Catherine Cookson

Last Rights: Rescueing the End of Life from the Medical Establishment (Jack’s book shelf)

Other Authors Mentioned:

Li Bai

Alfred de Musset

Sigmund Freud

Books that are similar to Lost:

Mistborn series by Brandon Sanderson

Author H.P. Lovecraft

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World  by Haruki Murakami

A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Mueakami

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

The Southern Reach series

The House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danieleski

Mind MGMT by Matt Kindt

Lexicon by Max Berry

Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedwick

Rust by Royben Lepp

Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Book Store by Robin Sloane

Hyperion by Dan Simmons

A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin

Gilligan’s Wake by Tom Carson

The Company by K.j. Parker

The Watchmen by Alan Moore

The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells

Seahorse in the Sky by Edmund Cooper

Illuminatus trilogy  by Robert Shea

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

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