Newsweek’s Top 100 Books

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
1984 by George Orwell
Ulysses by James Joyce
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
The Illiad / The Odyssey by Homer
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Divine Comedy by Dante
Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Margquez
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Beloved by Toni Morrison
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Midnight’s Children by Salmon Rushdie
Brave New World by Alduous Huxley
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Native Son by Richard Wright
Democracy in America by Alexix de Tocqueville
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
The Histories by Herodotus
The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Das Kapital by Karl Marx
The Prince by Machiavelli
Confessions by St. Augustine
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
Winnie-the-Pooh by AA Milne
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
A Passage to India by EM Forster
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Holy Bible (Revised Standard Version)
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Light in August by William Faulkner
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
King Lear by William Shakespeare
Othello by William Shakespeare
Sonnets by William Shakespeare
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Kim by Rudyard Kipling
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Song of Soloman by Toni Morrison
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
Slaugherhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
I, Claudius by Robert Graves
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Sons and Lovers by DH Lawrence
All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
Go Tell it on the Mountain by Robert Penn Warren
Charlotte’s Web by EB White
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Night by Elie Wiesel
Rabbit, Run by John Updike
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Portney’s Complaint by Philip Roth
An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmond Freud
The Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
Quotations from Chairman Mao by Mao Zedong
The Varieties of Religious Experience by William James
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money by John Maynard Keynes
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
The Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
The Autobiograhy of Malcom X
Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Second World War by Winston Churchill

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