Great Books List For Classical Education

  1. 10th Grade
  2. Aquinas: Selected Writings by Robert Goodwin (1273)
  3. Beowulf (1000)
  4. The Book of Margery Kempe (1430)
  5. The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer (1400)
  6. City of God by Augustine (426)
  7. Commentary on Galations by Martin Luther (1520)
  8. Confessions by Augustine (411)
  9. The Consolation of Philosophy by Boethius (524)
  10. Cur Deus Homo by Anselm (1090)
  11. The Ecclesiastical History of the English People by Bede (731)
  12. Education of a Christian Prince by Erasmus (1510)
  13. Everyman
  14. Faerie Queene, The by Edmund Spenser (1590)
  15. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe (1588)
  16. Hamlet by William Shakespeare (1600)
  17. The Inferno by Dante (1320)
  18. Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin (1536)
  19. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1599)
  20. The Koran (650)
  21. Life of Saint Theresa of Avila, The by Herself (1588)
  22. Mabinogion (1050)
  23. Morte d'Arthur, Le by Malory (1470)
  24. Prince, The by Machiavelli (1513)
  25. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1400)
  26. Utopia by Thomas More (1516)
  27. 11th Grade
  28. Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin (1791)
  29. Common Sense by Thomas Paine (1776)
  30. Constitute of the United States (1788)
  31. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1781)
  32. Declaration of Independence, The (1776)
  33. Divine Meditations by John Donne (1635)
  34. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (1605)
  35. Essay Concerning Human Understanding, An by John Locke (1690)
  36. Fall of the House of Usher, The by Edgar Allan Poe (1839)
  37. Federalist, The by Alexander Hamilton, etc. (1787-1788)
  38. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (1818)
  39. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift (1726)
  40. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (1847)
  41. Lady of Shalott, The by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1832)
  42. Last of the Mohicans, The by James Fenimore Cooper (1826)
  43. Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1798)
  44. Meditations by Rene Descartes (1641)
  45. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville (1851)
  46. Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats (1820)
  47. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (1838)
  48. On American Taxation by Edmund Burke (1774)
  49. On the True End of Civil Government by John Locke (1690)
  50. Paradise Lost by John Milton (1644)
  51. Pensees by Blaise Pascal (1670)
  52. Pilgrim's Progress, The by John Bunyan (1679)
  53. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1815)
  54. Psalms, King James Bible (1611)
  55. Rights of Man, The by Thomas Paine (1792)
  56. Scarlet Letter, The by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850)
  57. Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1844)
  58. Social Contract, The by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1762)
  59. Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake (1789)
  60. Tartuffe by Moliere (1669)
  61. Vindication of the Rights of Women, A by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)
  62. 12th Grade
  63. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll
  64. Anna Karenina (1877) by Leo Tolstoy
  65. Communist Manifesto (1888) by Karl Marx
  66. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1856)
  67. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1835)
  68. Doll's House, A (1879) by Henrik Ibsen
  69. Final Harvest (1886) by Emily Dickinseon
  70. Gettysburg Address (1863) by Abraham Lincoln
  71. Great Expectations (1861) by Charles Dickens
  72. Heart of Darkness (1902) by Joseph Conrad
  73. House of Mirth, The (1905) by Edith Wharton
  74. Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain
  75. Importance of Being Earnest, The (1899) by Oscar Wilde
  76. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself (1861) by Harriet Jacobs
  77. Innocence of Father Brown, The (1911) by G. K. Chesterton
  78. Interpretation of Dreams, The (1900) by Sigmund Freud
  79. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (1855)
  80. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, The (1881) by Frederick Douglass
  81. Little Men (1871) by Louisa May Alcott
  82. Little Women (1869) by Louisa May Alcott
  83. Metamorphosis, The (1915) by Franz Kafka
  84. My Antonia (1918) by Willa Cather
  85. On the Origin of Species (1859) by Charles Darwin
  86. Queen Victoria (1921) by Lytton Strachey
  87. The Red Badge of Courage, The (1895) by Stephen Crane
  88. The Return of the Native, The (1878) by Thomas Hardy
  89. Selected Poems (1918) by Wilfred Owen
  90. Selected Poems (1895) by W.B. Yeats
  91. The Souls of Black Folk, The (1903) by W.E.B. DuBois
  92. Through the Looking-Glass (1871) by Lewis Carroll
  93. Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883) by Friedrich Nietzsche
  94. The Time Machine(1898) by H.G. Wells
  95. Treasure Island (1883) by Robert Louis Stevenson
  96. The Trial (1925) by Franz Kafka
  97. Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1851)
  98. Up From Slavery (1901) by Booker T. Washington
  99. Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1854)
  100. The War of the Worlds (1898) by H.G. Wells
  101. Wuthering Heights (1870) by Emily Bronte
Author Comments: 

Numbered entries are ones I've read.