101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers

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1. Beowulf

2. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe

3. A Death in the Family by James Agee by James Agee

4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen by Jane Austen

5. Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin by James Baldwin

6. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett by Samuel Beckett

7. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow by Saul Bellow

8. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte by Charlotte Bronte

9. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte by Emily Bronte

10. The Stranger by Albert Camus by Albert Camus

11. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather by Willa Cather

12. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer

13. The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov

14. The Awakening by Kate Chopin by Kate Chopin

15. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad by Joseph Conrad

16. The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper by James Fenimore Cooper

17. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane by Stephen Crane

18. Inferno by Dante by Dante

19. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes

20. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe by Daniel Defoe

21. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens

22. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

23. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

24. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser by Theodore Dreiser

25. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas by Alexandre Dumas

26. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot by George Eliot

27. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison by Ralph Ellison

28. Selected Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson

29. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner by William Faulkner

30. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner by William Faulkner

31. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding by Henry Fielding

32. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald by F. Scott Fitzgerald

33. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert by Gustave Flaubert

34. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford by Ford Madox Ford

35. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

36. Lord of the Flies by William Golding by William Golding

37. Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy by Thomas Hardy

38. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne

39. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller by Joseph Heller

40. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway by Ernest Hemingway

41. The Iliad by Homer by Homer

42. The Odyssey by Homer by Homer

43. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo by Victor Hugo

44. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston by Zora Neale Hurston

45. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley by Aldous Huxley

46. A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen

47. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James by Henry James

48. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James by Henry James

49. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce by James Joyce

50. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka by Franz Kafka

51. The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston by Maxine Hong Kingston

52. To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee Harper Lee

53. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis by Sinclair Lewis

54. The Call of the Wild by Jack London by Jack London

55. The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann by Thomas Mann

56. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

57. Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville by Herman Melville

58. Moby Dick by Herman Melville by Herman Melville

59. The Crucible by Arthur Miller by Arthur Miller

60. Beloved by Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison

61. A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor by Flannery O’Connor

62. Long Day’s Journey into Night by Eugene O’Neill by Eugene O’Neill

63. Animal Farm by George Orwell by George Orwell

64. Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak by Boris Pasternak

65. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath

66. Selected Tales by Edgar Allen Poe by Edgar Allen Poe

67. Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust by Marcel Proust

68. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon by Thomas Pynchon

69. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque by Erich Maria Remarque

70. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand by Edmond Rostand

71. Call it Sleep by Henry Roth by Henry Roth

72. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger by J.D. Salinger

73. Hamlet by William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

74. Macbeth by William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

75. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

76. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

77. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw by George Bernard Shaw

78. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley by Mary Shelley

79. Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko by Leslie Marmon Silko

80. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

81. Antigone by Sophocles by Sophocles

82. Oedipus Rex by Sophocles by Sophocles

83. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck by John Steinbeck

84. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson

85. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe by Harriet Beecher Stowe

86. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift by Jonathan Swift

87. Vanity Fair by William Thackeray by William Thackeray

88. Walden by Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau

89. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy

90. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev by Ivan Turgenev

91. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain by Mark Twain

92. Candide by Voltaire by Voltaire

93. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut by Kurt Vonnegut

94. The Color Purple by Alice Walker by Alice Walker

95. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton by Edith Wharton

96. Collected Stories by Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty

97. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman

98. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde

99. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams by Tennessee Williams

100. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf by Virginia Woolf

101. Native Son by Richard Wright by Richard Wright

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