The 150 Classics

  1. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  3. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  4. Aesop’s Fables by Aesop
  5. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  6. Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Anderson
  7. The Arabian Nights by Anonymous
  8. Beowulf by Anonymous
  9. The Epic of Gilgamesh by Anonymous
  10. The Mahabharata by Anonymous
  11. The Song of Roland by Anonymous
  12. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austin
  13. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
  14. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
  15. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  16. The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio
  17. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  18. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  19. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  20. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
  21. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  22. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  23. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  24. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  25. The Plague by Albert Camus
  26. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  27. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  28. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
  29. The Man Who Was Thursday by GK Chesterton
  30. The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
  31. Complete Poems by EE Cummings
  32. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  33. White Noise by Don DeLillo
  34. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  35. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  36. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  37. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  38. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
  39. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  40. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
  41. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  42. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  43. The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  44. The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas
  45. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
  46. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexander Dumas
  47. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  48. The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  49. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  50. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  51. A Light in August by William Faulkner
  52. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
  53. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  54. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  55. The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
  56. The Autobiography of Ben Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
  57. The Poetry of Robert Frost by Robert Frost
  58. Collected Poems by Allen Ginsberg
  59. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  60. Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
  61. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham
  62. I, Claudius by Robert Graves
  63. The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
  64. The Complete Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm
  65. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  66. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
  67. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  68. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  69. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
  70. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
  71. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  72. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  73. Dune by Frank Herbert
  74. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo
  75. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
  76. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  77. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
  78. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  79. Dubliners by James Joyce
  80. Ulysses by James Joyce
  81. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  82. The Complete Poems of John Keats by John Keats
  83. The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis
  84. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  85. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  86. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  87. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  88. Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler
  89. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
  90. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
  91. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
  92. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  93. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  94. Martin Luther: Selections From His Writings by Martin Luther
  95. The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
  96. Le Morte D’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory
  97. The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  98. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  99. Utopia by Thomas More
  100. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  101. Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov
  102. The Complete Stories by Flannery O’Connor
  103. 1984 by George Orwell
  104. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  105. Metamorphoses by Ovid
  106. Rights of Man, Common Sense and Other Political Writings by Thomas Paine
  107. Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
  108. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
  109. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  110. Complete Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
  111. Poems and Translations by Ezra Pound
  112. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  113. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  114. Cyrano de Bergeac by Edmund Rostand
  115. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  116. Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
  117. Letters from a Stoic by Seneca
  118. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  119. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  120. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  121. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  122. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  123. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  124. Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  125. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  126. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  127. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  128. The Poems of Dylan Thomas by Dylan Thomas
  129. Walden and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
  130. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  131. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  132. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by J.R.R. Tolkien
  133. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  134. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  135. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  136. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  137. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
  138. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
  139. Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
  140. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  141. All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
  142. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
  143. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
  144. The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
  145. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
  146. Night by Elie Wiesel
  147. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  148. Native Son by Richard Wright
  149. The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss
  150. The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats by William Butler Yeats