90 Books Recommended by The Strand Bookstore

90 Books Recommended by The Strand Bookstore

The staff of The Strand Bookstore in New York picks their all time favourite Books

1. 1984 by George Orwell


2. A Game of Thrones (Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R. R. Martin


3. A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn


4. A Tale of Two Cities (Puffin Classics) by Charles Dickens


5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith


6. A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet: Book 1) by Madeleine L’Engle


7. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain


8. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow


9. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll


10. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr


11. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


12. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy


13. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank


14. Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay


15. Beloved by Toni Morrison


16. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates


17. Blindness by Jose Saramago


18. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley


19. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut


20. Catch-22 (50th Anniversary Edition) by Joseph Heller


21. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine


22. Consider the Lobster and Other Essays by David Foster Wallace


23. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky


24. Drown by Junot Diaz


25. East of Eden by John Steinbeck


26. Ender’s Game (Definitive Edition) by Orson Scott Card


27. Fahrenheit 451 (60th Anniversary Edition) by Ray Bradbury


28. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger


29. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel


30. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens


31. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter: Book 1) by J. K. Rowling


32. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou


33. In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by Truman Capote


34. Infinite Jest (20th Anniversary Edition) by David Foster Wallace


35. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison


36. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte


37. Just Kids by Patti Smith


38. Leaves of Grass: 150th Anniversary Edition by Walt Whitman


39. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo


40. Lolita (50th Anniversary Edition) by Vladimir Nabokov


41. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


42. Madame Bovary: Provincial Ways by Gustave Flaubert


43. Middlemarch by George Eliot


44. Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur


45. Moby Dick by Herman Melville


46. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf


47. My Struggle, Book One by Karl Ove Knausgaard


48. Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger


49. On the Road by Jack Kerouac


50. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


51. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


52. Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance With Death by Kurt Vonnegut


53. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion


54. Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders


55. The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition) by Paulo Coelho


56. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon


57. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley by Malcolm X


58. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath


59. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz


60. The Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts with Epilogue by Fyodor Dostoevsky


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


62. The Color Purple by Alice Walker


63. The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman


64. The Giver (Giver: Book 1) by Lois Lowry


65. The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition) by John Steinbeck


66. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald


67. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood


68. The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery


69. The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien


70. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov


71. The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One) by Patrick Rothfuss


72. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Revised Edition) by Michelle Alexander


73. The Odyssey (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition) by Homer


74. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway


75. The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan


76. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde


77. The Road by Cormac McCarthy


78. The Sound and the Fury (The Corrected Text) by William Faulkner


79. The Stranger by Albert Camus


80. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway


81. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera


82. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead


83. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami


84. The World According to Garp by John Irving


85. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


86. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf


87. Ulysses (The Complete and Unabridged Text, as Corrected and Reset in 1961) by James Joyce


88. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy


89. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak


90. Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) by Emily Bronte



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