All Books Referenced In Gilmore Girls

Season 1, Episode 1 to 10


Pilot (1.1)

On the Road by Jack Kerouac
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen

The Lorelai’s First Day at Chilton (1.2)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
The Shining by Stephen King

Kill Me Now (1.3)

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

The Deer-Hunters (1.4)

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

Cinnamon’s Wake (1.5)

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Cinnamon’s Wake (1.5)

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Rory’s Birthday Parties (1.6)

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton *bonus*
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Kiss and Tell (1.7)

The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

Love and War and Snow (1.8)

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

Rory’s Dance (1.9)

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

Forgiveness and Stuff (1.10)

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka