School in a Book: Classic Fiction: Older Kids and Adults

Did you ever wonder what the best thing in the world is? Well, pay attention, because I know the answer: it’s reading. Reading is the best thing. Here is my list of the best books in the world that aren’t true, besides the ones in my classic children’s literature list.

Essential Classic Poetry

  • They Flee from Me, Sir Thomas Wyatt (1500s)
  • Astrophil and Stella, Sir Philip Sidney (1500s)
  • Idea, Michael Drayton (1600s)
  • A Passionate Shepherd to His Love, Christopher Marlowe (1500s)
  • Sonnets, William Shakespeare (1500s)
  • There Is a Garden in Her Face, Thomas Campion (1600s)
  • A Valediction Forbidding Mourning, John Donne (1600s)
  • Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward, John Donne (1600s)
  • Batter My Heart, Three-Personed God, John Donne (from Holy Sonnets) (1600s)
  • Song: To Celia (I), Ben Jonson (1600s)
  • Song: To Celia (II), Ben Jonson (1600s)
  • Delight in Disorder, Robert Herrick (1600s)
  • To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time, Robert Herrick (1600s)
  • Easter Wings, George Herbert (1600s)
  • The Pulley, George Herbert (1600s)
  • When I Consider How My Light Is Spent, John Milton (1600s)
  • To My Dear and Loving Husband, Anne Bradstreet (1600s)
  • To His Coy Mistress, Andrew Marvell (1600s)
  • The Disappointment, Aphra Behn (1600s)
  • A Description of a City Shower, Jonathan Swift (1700s)
  • The Lady’s Dressing Room, Jonathan Swift (1700s)
  • Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Thomas Gray (1700s)
  • The Indian Burying Ground, Philip Freneau (1700s)
  • The Lamb, William Blake (1700s)
  • The Sick Rose, William Blake (1700s)
  • The Tyger, William Blake (1700s)
  • I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, William Wordsworth (1800s)
  • The Nightingale, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1800s) (1700s?)
  • Kubla Khan, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1800s)
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1800s)
  • She Walks in Beauty, Lord Byron (1800s)
  • The poetry of John Hopkins (1600s)
  • Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley (1800s)
  • Ode to the West Wind, Percy Bysshe Shelley (1800s)
  • Ode on a Grecian Urn, John Keats (1800s)
  • On First Looking into Chapman’s Homer, John Keats (1800s)
  • Ode to a Nightingale, John Keats (1800s)
  • Paul Revere’s Ride, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • The Song of Hiawatha, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (from Sonnets from the Portugese) (1800s)
  • Aurora Leigh, Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1800s)
  • Fra Lippo Lippi, Robert Browning (1800s)
  • The Owl and the Pussycat, Edward Lear (1800s)
  • Battle-Hymn of the Republic, Julia Ward Howe (1800s)
  • ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Clement Clarke Moore (1800s)
  • The Raven, Edgar Allen Poe (1800s)
  • Annabel Lee, Edgar Allen Poe (1800s)
  • Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman (1800s)
  • My Last Duchess, Robert Browning (1800s)
  • The Lady of Shalott, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1800s)
  • The Lotos-Eaters, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1800s)
  • Crossing the Bar, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1800s)
  • Ulysses, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1800s)
  • Song of Myself, Walt Whitman (1800s)
  • When Lilacs in the Dooryard Bloom’d, Walt Whitman (1800s)
  • Dover Beach, Matthew Arnold (1800s)
  • Modern Love, George Meredith (1800s)
  • (I never lost as much but twice …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (Success is counted sweetest …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (Not one of all the purple Host …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (“Faith” is a fine invention …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (“Hope” is a thing with feathers …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (There’s a certain Slant of light …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (I felt a Funeral, in my Brain …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (The Soul selects her own Society …), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (I heard a Fly buzz–when I died–…), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (The Heart asks Pleasure–first–)…), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (I like to see it lap the Miles–…), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (Because I could not stop for Death–…), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (My Life had stood–a Loaded Gun–…), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • (Tell all the Truth but tell it slant–…), Emily Dickenson (1800s)
  • Jabberwcky, Lewis Carroll (1800s)
  • Drummer Hodge, Thomas Hardy (1900s)
  • The Darkling Thrush, Thomas Hardy (1900s)
  • God’s Grandeur, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1900s)
  • Pied Beauty, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1900s)
  • To an Athlete Dying Young, A. E. Housman (1900s)
  • Easter 1916, William Butler Yeats (1900s)
  • The Second Coming, William Butler Yeats (1900s)
  • Sailing to Byzantium, William Butler Yeats (1900s)
  • Lapis Lazuli, William Butler Yeats (1900s)
  • Mending Wall, Robert Frost (1900s)
  • The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost (1900s)
  • Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost (1900s)
  • Design, Robert Frost (1900s)
  • The Emperor of Ice-Cream, Wallace Stevens (1900s)
  • Anecdote of the Jar, Wallace Stevens (1900s)
  • The Idea of Order at Key West, Wallace Stevens (1900s)
  • The Red Wheelbarrow, William Carlos Williams (1900s)
  • Poetry, Marianne Moore (1900s)
  • The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, T. S. Eliot (1900s)
  • The Waste Land, T. S. Eliot (1900s)
  • I, Being Born a Woman and Distressed, Edna St. Vincent Millay (1900s)
  • Eight Sonnets, Edna St. Vincent Millay (1900s)
  • Anthem for Doomed Youth, Wilfred Owen (1900s)
  • in Just-, E. E. Cummings (1900s)
  • “next to of course god america i”, E. E. Cummings (1900s)
  • “since feeling is first”, E. E. Cummings (1900s)
  • Dream Variations, Langston Hughes (1900s)
  • Song for a Dark Girl, Langston Hughes (1900s)
  • Theme for English B, Langston Hughes (1900s)
  • The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower, Dylan Thomas (1900s)
  • Do Not Go Gentle into That Green Night, Dylan Thomas (1900s)
  • A Child’s Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas (1900s)
  • Howl, Allen Ginsberg (1900s)
  • Driving into the Wreck, Adrienne Rich (1900s)
  • The Colossus, Sylvia Plath (1900s)
  • Lady Lazarus, Sylvia Plath (1900s)
  • Coal, Audre Lord (1900s)
  • Digging, Seamus Heaney (1900s)
  • The Forge, Seamus Heaney (1900s)
  • Eggs, Susan Wood (1900s)
  • The Heavy Bear, Delmore Schwartz (1900s)
  • The poetry of Ezra Pound (1900s)

Essential Intermediate Classic Fiction

  • The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli (1500s)
  • The Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan (1600s)
  • Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe (1700s)
  • The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, Daniel Defoe (1700s)
  • Gulliver’s Travels, Johnathan Swift (1700s)
  • The Swiss Family Robinson, Johann David Wyss (1700s)
  • Ivanhoe, Sir Walter Scott (1800s)
  • Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen (1800s)
  • Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen (1800s)
  • Emma, Jane Austen (1800s)
  • Mansfield Park, Jane Austen (1800s)
  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving (1800s)
  • Rip van Winkle, Washington Irving (1800s)
  • Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (1800s)
  • The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexander Dumas (1800s)
  • The Three Musketeers, Alexander Dumas (1800s)
  • The Hound of Baskervilles, Arthur Conan Doyle (1800s)
  • Stories of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle (1800s)
  • The Last of the Mohicans, James Fennimore Cooper (1800s)
  • The House of Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1800s)
  • The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1800s)
  • The Professor at the Breakfast Table, Oliver Wendell Holmes (1800s)
  • Great Expectations, Charles Dickens (1800s)
  • Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens (1800s)
  • A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens (1800s)
  • Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte (1800s)
  • Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte (1800s)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne (1800s)
  • A Journey to the Center of the Earth, Jules Verne (1800s)
  • From the Earth to the Moon, Jules Verne (1800s)
  • Around the World in Eighty Days, Jules Verne (1800s)
  • Little Women, Louisa May Alcott (1800s)
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain (1800s)
  • Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain (1800s)
  • The Awakening, Kate Chopin (1800s)
  • The Time Machine, H.G. Wells (1800s)
  • The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells (1800s)
  • Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson (1800s)
  • Kidnapped, Robert Louis Stevenson (1800s)
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson (1800s)
  • The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, Howard Pyle (1800s)
  • The Gift of the Magi, O. Henry (1800s)
  • Dracula, Bram Stoker (1800s)
  • The Portrait of a Lady, Henry James (1800s)
  • The Golden Bowl, Henry James (1800s)
  • The Way of a Pilgrim, Anonymous (1800s)
  • The Pilgrim Continues His Way, Anonymous (1800s)
  • Les Miserables, Victor Hugo (1800s)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo (1800s)
  • Moby Dick, Herman Melville (1800s)
  • The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde (1800s)
  • Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde (1800s)
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde (1800s)
  • The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux (1900s)
  • The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane (1900s)
  • Twelve Men, Theodore Dreiser (1900s)
  • The Good Soldier, Ford Maddox Ford (1900s)
  • The Ball and the Cross, G. K. Chesterton (1900s)
  • The Innocence of Father Brown, G.K. Chesterton (1900s)
  • The Man Who Was Thursday, G. K. Chesterton (1900s)
  • The Wisdom of Father Brown, G.K. Chesterton (1900s)
  • The Magic Mountain, Thomas Mann (1900s)
  • Buddenbrooks, Thomas Mann (1900s)
  • The Call of the Wild, Jack London (1900s)
  • To Build a Fire, Jack London (1900s)
  • White Fang, Jack London (1900s)
  • A Room with a View, E. M. Forster (1900s)
  • Howard’s End, E.M. Forster (1900s)
  • A Passage to India, E.M. Forster (1900s)
  • The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton (1900s)
  • The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton (1900s)
  • And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie (1900s)
  • Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie (1900s)
  • The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Agatha Christie (1900s)
  • The Good Earth, Pearl S. Buck (1900s)
  • The Lord of the Rings series, J. R. R. Tolkien (1900s)
  • The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien (1900s)
  • Brave New World, Aldous Huxley (1900s)
  • Brave New World Revisited, Aldous Huxley (1900s)
  • Our Town, Thornton Wilder (1900s)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque (1900s)
  • The Once and Future King, T.H. White (1900s)
  • Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell (1900s)
  • The Lord of the Flies, William Golding (1900s)
  • The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger (1900s)
  • Dune, Frank Herbert (1900s)
  • Twelve Angry Men, Reginald Rose (1900s)
  • Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (1900s)
  • Cat’s Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut (1900s)
  • Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut (1900s)
  • The Sirens of Titan, Kurt Vonnegut (1900s)
  • On the Road, Jack Kerouac (1900s)
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Truman Capote (1900s)
  • Go Tell It on the Mountain, James Baldwin (1900s)
  • A Separate Peace, John Knowles (1900s)
  • To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee (1900s)
  • The American Dream, Edward Albee (1900s)
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee (1900s)
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera (1900s)
  • The Princess Bride, William Goldman (1900s)
  • Rabbit, Run, John Updike (1900s)
  • The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath (1900s)
  • Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller (1900s)
  • All My Sons, Arthur Miller (1900s)
  • The Color Purple, Alice Walker (1900s)
  • The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton (1900s)
  • Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card (1900s)
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams (1900s)
  • Walden Two, B.F. Skinner (1900s)
  • The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald (1900s)
  • The Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allen Poe (1900s)
  • The Tell-Tale Heart, Edgar Allen Poe (1900s)
  • My Antonia, Willa Cather (1900s)
  • O Pioneers!, Willa Cather (1900s)
  • A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf (1900s)
  • Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf (1900s)
  • To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf (1900s)
  • Sons and Lovers, D. H. Lawrence (1900s)
  • Women In Love, D. H. Lawrence (1900s)
  • Lady Chatterly’s Lover, D.H. Lawrence (1900s)
  • Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Eugene O’Neill (1900s)
  • The Iceman Cometh, Eugene O’Neill (1900s)
  • Desire Under the Elms, Eugene O’Neill (1900s)
  • Morning Becomes Electra, Eugene O’Neill (1900s)
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway (1900s)
  • A Movable Feast, Ernest Hemingway (1900s)
  • Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway (1900s)
  • The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway (1900s)
  • In Our Time, Ernest Hemingway (1900s)
  • Men Without Women, Ernest Hemingway (1900s)
  • The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway (1900s)
  • The Fountainhead, Ayn Rand (1900s)
  • Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand (1900s)
  • Anthem, Ayn Rand (1900s)
  • Beloved, Toni Morrison (1900s)
  • Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison (1900s)
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou (1900s)
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tennessee Williams (1900s)
  • A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams (1900s)
  • The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams (1900s)
  • The Stranger, Albert Camus (1900s)
  • Catch-22, Joseph Heller (1900s)

Essential Advanced Classic Fiction

  • The Illiad, Homer (700s BCE)
  • The Odyssey, Homer (700s BCE)
  • The Oedipus Plays, Sophocles (400s BCE)
  • The Aeneid, Virgil (20s BCE)
  • The Metamorphosis, Ovid (10s CE)
  • Beowulf, Anonymous (1000s)
  • The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri (1300s)
  • The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer (1300s)
  • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Anonymous (1300s)
  • La Morte Darthur, Sir Thomas Malory (1400s)
  • Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes (1500s)
  • The Faerie Queene, Edmund Spenser (1500s)
  • Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare (1500s)
  • Hamlet, William Shakespeare (1500s)
  • Macbeth, William Shakespeare (1500s)
  • Othello, William Shakespeare (1500s)
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, William Shakespeare (1500s)
  • Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare (1500s)
  • Utopia, Sir Thomas More (1500s)
  • Doctor Faustus, Christopher Marlowe (1500s)
  • Faust, Christopher Marlowe (1500s)
  • Volpone, Ben Jonson (1600s)
  • The Alchemist, Ben Johnson (1600s)
  • The Bourgeois Gentleman, Moliere (1600s)
  • The Misanthrope, Moliere (1600s)
  • Paradise Lost, John Milton (1600s)
  • Paradise Regained, John Milton (1600s)
  • The Beggar’s Opera, John Gay (1700s)
  • The Rape of the Lock, Alexander Pope (1700s)
  • The Dunciad, Alexander Pope (1700s)
  • Candide, Voltaire (1700s)
  • Don Juan, Lord Byron (1800s)
  • Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1800s)
  • The Brothers Karamozov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1800s)
  • Notes from the Underground, Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1800s)
  • The Idiot, Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1800s)
  • War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy (1800s)
  • Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy (1800s)
  • The Seagull, Anton Chekhov (1800s)
  • The Three Sisters, Anton Chekhov (1800s)
  • Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov (1800s)
  • The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekhov (1800s)
  • Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert (1800s)
  • Sentimental Education, Gustave Flaubert (1800s)
  • Vanity Fair, William Thackeray (1800s)
  • Barchester Towers, Anthony Trollope (1800s)
  • Fathers and Sons, Ivan Turgenev (1800s)
  • The Mill on the Floss, George Eliot (1800s)
  • Middlemarch, George Eliot (1800s)
  • The Mayor of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy (1800s)
  • Tess of the D’ubervilles, Thomas Hardy (1800s)
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce (1900s)
  • Ulysses, James Joyce (1900s)
  • Finnegans Wake, James Joyce (1900s)
  • The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka (1900s)
  • The Trial, Franz Kafka (1900s)
  • The Bald Soprano, Eugene Ionesco (1900s)
  • The Lesson, Eugene Ionesco (1900s)
  • Jack, or the Submission, Eugene Ionesco (1900s)
  • The Chairs, Eugene Ionesco (1900s)
  • No Exit, Jean-Paul Sartre (1900s)
  • Nausea, Jean-Paul Sartre (1900s)
  • Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett (1900s)
  • Endgame, Samuel Beckett (1900s)
  • As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner (1900s)
  • The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner (1900s)
  • Light in August, William Faulkner (1900s)
  • A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen (1900s)
  • Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen (1900s)
  • The Wild Duck, Henrik Ibsen (1900s)
  • Miss Julie, August Strindberg (1800s)
  • Androcles and the Lion, George Bernard Shaw (1900s)
  • Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw (1900s)
  • Swann’s Way, Marcel Proust (1900s)

Additional Recommended Classic Fiction

  • The Orestia Trilogy, Aeschylus (400s BCE)
  • Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus (400s BCE)
  • Medea, Euripedes (400s BCE)
  • The Bacchae, Euripedes (400s BCE)
  • The Trojan Women, Euripedes (400s BCE)
  • Hippolytus, Euripedes (400s BCE)
  • Lysistrata, Aristophanes (400s BCE)
  • The Frogs, Aristophanes (400s BCE)
  • The Clouds, Aristophanes (400s BCE)
  • Odes, Horace (20s BCE)
  • The Golden Sayings of Epictetus, Epictetus (100s CE)
  • Cur Deus Homo, Anselm (1000s)
  • The Decameron, Giovanni Boccaccio (1300s)
  • Mabinogion, Anonymous (1300s)
  • Orlando Furioso, Ludovico Ariosto (1500s)
  • The Schoolmaster, Roger Ascham (1500s)
  • Tamburlaine the Great, Christopher Marlowe (1500s)
  • The Jew of Malta, Christopher Marlowe (1500s)
  • The Duchess of Malfi, John Webster (1600s)
  • Life is a Dream, Calderon de la Barca (1600s)
  • Pensees, Blaise Pascal (1600s)
  • Absalom and Achitophel: A Poem, John Dryden (1600s)
  • Oroonoko: The Royal Slave, Aphra Behn (1600s)
  • The Bassett Table, Susana Centlivre (1600s)
  • The Way of the World, William Congreve (1700s)
  • Pamela, Samuel Richardson (1700s)
  • Fantomina, Eliza Haywood (1700s)
  • A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Mary Wollstonecraft (1700s)
  • Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth, Susanna Rowson (1700s)
  • The Charterhouse of Parma, Stendhal (1800s)
  • The Red and the Black, Stendhal (1800s)
  • Mr. Midshipman Easy, Captain Frederick Marryat (1800s)
  • The Devil’s Dictionary, Ambrose Bierce (1800s)
  • Looking Backward, Edward Bellamy (1800s)
  • Nana, Zola (1800s)
  • Two Years Before the Mast, Richard Henry Dana (1800s)
  • What Every Woman Knows, J.M. Barrie (1900s)
  • The Petty Demon, Fyodor Sologub (1900s)
  • The Three-Cornered World, Natsume Soseki (1900s)
  • Kokoro, Natsume Soseki (1900s)
  • I Am a Cat, Natsume Soseki (1900s)
  • The Pastoral Symphony, Andre Gide (1900s)
  • The Seven Who Were Hanged, Leonid Andreyev (1900s)
  • The Life of Man, Leonid Andreyev (1900s)
  • The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein (1900s)
  • Tender Buttons, Gertrude Stein (1900s)
  • Giants in the Earth, O.E. Rolvaang (1900s)
  • The Key, Junichiro Tanizaki (1900s)
  • The Horse’s Mouth, Joyce Cary (1900s)
  • The Sea of Grass, Conrad Richter (1900s)
  • Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak (1900s)
  • Snow Country, Yasunari Kawabata (1900s)
  • The Sound of the Mountain, Yasunari Kawabata (1900s)
  • Too Late the Philanthrope, Alan Paton (1900s)
  • God’s Little Acre, Erskine Caldwell (1900s)
  • Alas, Babylon, Pat Frank (1900s)
  • The Ox-Bow Incident, Walter van Tillburg Clark (1900s)
  • The Assistant, Bernard Malamud (1900s)
  • The Fixer, Bernard Malamud (1900s)
  • The Caine Mutiny, Herman Wouk (1900s)
  • The Heart is A Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers (1900s)
  • A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess (1900s)
  • The Ballad of Peckham Rye, Muriel Spark (1900s)
  • A Day No Pigs Would Die, Robert Newton Peck (1900s)
  • Bless Me, Ultima, Rudolfo Anaya (1900s)
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Tom Stoppard (1900s)
  • All the King’s Men, Robert Penn Warren (1900s)
  • Darkness at Noon, Arthur Koestler (1900s)
  • Green Mansions, William Henry Hudson (1900s)
  • The Country of the Pointed Firs, Sarah Orne Jewett (1800s)
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy, Frances Hodgson Burnett (1800s)
  • You Know Me Al, Ring Lardner (1900s)
  • The Out of the Silent Planet series, C.S. Lewis (1900s)
  • You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You, John Ciardi (1900s)
  • No Longer At Ease, Chinua Achebe (1900s)
  • The Seven Story Mountain, Thomas Merton (1900s)
  • The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins (1800s)
  • The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins (1800s)
  • The Egoist, George Meredith (1800s)
  • The Man Without a Country, Edward Everett Hale (1800s)
  • Modern Love, George Meredith (1900s)
  • The Rise of Silas Lapham, W. D. Howells (1800s)
  • The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene (1900s)
  • The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene (1900s)
  • Pale Horse, Pale Rider, Katherine Anne Porter (1900s)
  • The Light in the Forest, Conrad Richter (1900s)
  • Black Spring, Henry Miller (1900s)
  • Johnny Tremain, Ester Forbes (1900s)
  • Nineteen, Nineteen, John Dos Passos (1900s)
  • Death Be Not Proud, John Gunther (1900s)
  • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Ernest J. Gaines (1900s)
  • The Vicar of Wakefield, Oliver Goldsmith (1900s)
  • You Can’t Go Home Again, Thomas Wolfe (1900s)
  • Dangling Man, Saul Bellow (1900s)
  • Herzog, Saul Bellow (1900s)
  • Everyman, Anonymous (1900s)
  • The Way of All Flesh, Samuel Butler (1900s)
  • Far From the Madding Crowd, Thomas Hardy (1900s)
  • The Return of the Native, Thomas Hardy (1900s)
  • The Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad (1900s)
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder (1900s)
  • Giant, Edna Ferber (1900s)
  • Books by Isaac Asimov (1900s)
  • Lost Horizon, James Hilton (1900s)
  • Stranger In A Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein (1900s)
  • The Maltese Falcon, Dashiel Hammett (1900s)
  • The Citadel, A. J. Cronin (1900s)
  • Magic, Inc., Robert Heinlein (1900s)
  • Waldo, Robert Heinlein (1900s)
  • A Death in the Family, James Agee (1900s)
  • Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, James Agee (1900s)
  • Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes (1900s)
  • The Tin Drum, Gunter Grass (1900s)
  • My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potak (1900s)
  • The Chosen, Chaim Potak (1900s)
  • The Promise, Chaim Potak (1900s)
  • I Never Promised You A Rose Garden, Hannah Green (1900s)
  • A Lesson Before Dying, Ernest J. Gaines (1900s)
  • Summer of My German Soldier, Bette Greene (1900s)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey (1900s)
  • At the Bay, Katherine Mansfield (1900s)
  • Red Roses for Me, Sean O’Casey (1900s)
  • The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster (1900s)
  • Of Human Bondage, W. Somerset Maugham (1900s)
  • Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser (1900s)
  • An American Tragedy, Theodore Dreiser (1900s)
  • Main Street, Sinclair Lewis (1900s)
  • Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis (1900s)
  • om Jones, Henry Fielding (1700s)
  • Joseph Andrews, Henry Fielding (1700s)
  • The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, Lawrence Stern (1700s)
  • Sartor Resarus, Thomas Carlyle (1800s)
  • Pere Goriot, Honore de Balzac (1800s)
  • Dead Souls, Nikolai Gogol (1800s)

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