Book Riot’s Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books

  1. The Odyssey by Homer
  2. The Iliad by Homer
  3. Oedipus the King by Sophocles
  4. Beowulf by Unknown
  5. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  6. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
  7. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  8. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  9. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  10. The Bible by Christian Church
  11. Candide by Voltaire
  12. Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin
  13. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  14. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  15. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  16. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
  17. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  18. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  19. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  20. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  21. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  22. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  23. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  24. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  25. The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  26. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  27. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  28. The Golden Bowl by Henry James
  29. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  30. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
  31. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  32. Ulysses by James Joyce
  33. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
  34. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  35. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  36. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  37. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  38. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  39. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  40. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
  41. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  42. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  43. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  44. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  45. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
  46. Death Of A Salesman by Arthur Miller
  47. Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell
  48. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  49. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
  50. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  51. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  52. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
  53. Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
  54. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  55. Howl and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg
  56. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  57. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  58. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  59. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
  60. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  61. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  62. The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
  63. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  64. Dune by Frank Herbert
  65. House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
  66. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  67. The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor by Flannery O’Connor
  68. The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
  69. The Stand by Stephen King
  70. If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino
  71. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  72. Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee
  73. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  74. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  75. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  76. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  77. Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
  78. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  79. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
  80. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  81. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  82. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  83. American Pastoral by Philip Roth
  84. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
  85. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  86. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  87. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  88. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  89. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  90. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  91. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  92. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  93. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  94. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  95. A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  96. Fifty Shades of Grey: by E L James
  97. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  98. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  99. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Source: Bookriot, Bookadvice

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