Reading Challenge: Gilmore Girls Season 6

Gilmore Girls season 6 book list

I previously posted book lists for Gilmore Girls Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Below is my book list for Season 6. This book list was compiled by watching the show and researching other people’s book lists found online. The book and the episode it was in are included on this list. Gilmore Girls was on for seven seasons, so I’m doing a book list for each season instead of one really long list. My book lists leave off reference books, travel guides, and cookbooks. To see what I’m currently reading, click over to my Goodreads.

11/27/2016 UPDATE:
I did create a Goodreads list for this book list. If you’re interested, click on over to Gilmore Girls: Season 6 Books.

UPDATE 8/19/2018 :
I completed this book list in August 2018.

Gilmore Girls: Season 6

Book Episode
Moby Dick
Herman Melville
Episode 3
Lorelai called Sookie ‘Captain Ahab’.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
C.S. Lewis
Episode 4
Rory said she read it.
Episode 10
Chris offered to buy a castle in Narnia for Lorelai.
Holy Bible Episode 4
Lorelai said she has a bible.
Gunga Din
Rudyard Kipling
Episode 5
Lorelai said “Need water. Gunga din!”
Gone with the Wind
Margaret Mitchell
Episode 5
Michel called Sookie ‘Scarlett O’Hara’.
Samuel Beckett
Episode 5
Richard read it at home.
Euclid’s Elements
Episode 5
Richard mentioned “Euclid’s geometry”.
Matisse the Master
Hilary Spurling
Episode 7
Richard read it at home.
Episode 10
Lorelai made a note that she tried reading it.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl
Episode 10
Chris offered to Oompa-Loompas for the Gilmore Girls.
It Takes a Village
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Episode 11
Paris said meeting her neighbors was too “it takes a village” for her.
Angela’s Ashes
Frank McCourt
Episode 11
Lorelai compared Rory’s apartment to “Angela’s Ashes”.
Judy Blume
Episode 11
Anna said April read it.
One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Episode 11
Paris mentioned it.
The Scarlet Letter
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Episode 14
Rory mentioned ‘Hester Prynne’.
The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion
Episode 15
Rory read it on vacation in Martha’s Vineyard.
Bhagavad Gita
Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa
Episode 16
A bridesmaid in Honor’s wedding mentioned it.
Sailing Alone Around the Room
Billy Collins
Episode 16
Lorelai read it at home.
Charlotte’s Web
E.B. White
Episode 17
Luke asked Lorelai where to place the spiders he trapped, she suggested “near a talking pig.”
The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown
Episode 18
Jess said his book is “not exactly the Da Vinci code.”
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
J.K. Rowling
Episode 20
April’s friends called Luke ‘Hagrid’.
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Crockett Johnson
Episode 20
April said she read it.
The New Way Things Work
David Macaulay
Episode 20
Lorelai bought it for Luke to give April.
The Red Badge of Courage
Stephen Crane
Episode 20
Sookie said that one time in study hall a boy she knew threw up on her copy of it.
Alice in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll
Episode 22
Christopher’s date mentioned it.

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