Books You Should Read If You Want To Consider Yourself Well-Read

  1. The $30,000 Bequest And Other Stories by Mark Twain (1906)
  2. Abramham Lincoln by Benjamin Thomas (1952)
  3. Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
  4. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
  5. The Adventures of Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini
  6. Adventures of Hans Pfall by Edgar Allen Poe (1845)
  7. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1884)
  8. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (1876)
  9. Æneid by Virgil
  10. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
  11. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  12. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll
  13. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (1928)
  14. An American Tragedy by Irving Howe
  15. Analects by Confucius (500 BCE)
  16. Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  17. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  18. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  19. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  20. Antigone by Sophocles
  21. The Antiquities of the Jews by Josephus
  22. The Apocrypha
  23. The Apology of Socrates by Plato
  24. Arabian Nights by Anthony Galland (1704)
  25. Ariel by Sylvia Plath
  26. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (1873)
  27. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  28. The Art Of War by Sun Tzu (1910)
  29. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  30. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft (1931)
  31. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1817)
  32. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  33. Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
  34. Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville
  35. Basic Writings of Nietzche by Friedrich Nietzche
  36. The Beach at Falesa by Robert Louis Stevenson (1892)
  37. Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant (1885)
  38. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  39. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  40. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace
  41. Beowulf
  42. Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Doblin
  43. Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future by Friedrich Nietzche
  44. The BFG by Roald Dahl
  45. Bhagavad-Gita (400 BCE)
  46. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
  47. Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
  48. The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nietzche
  49. The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson (1888)
  50. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell (1860)
  51. The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas (1850)
  52. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  53. Blindness by Jose Saramago
  54. The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
  55. The Book Of Mormon
  56. The Bostan of Saadi by Sheikh Musliju-d-Din Sa'adi of Shiraz
  57. The Bottle Imp by Robert Louis Stevenson (1891)
  58. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  59. Breakfast At Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
  60. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  61. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
  62. The Bridge on the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle
  63. Bridget Jone’s Diary by Helen Fielding
  64. Bring 'em Back Alive by Frank Buck and Edward Anthony
  65. The Bronze Horseman and Other Poems by Alexander Pushkin
  66. The Brothers Karamazov by Feodor Dostoyevsky
  67. Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
  68. Buffalo Bill by William F Cody
  69. Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
  70. Cabbages and Kings by O. Henry
  71. Caesar's Conquests by Julius Caesar
  72. Call it Sleep by Henry Roth
  73. The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft (1926)
  74. The Call of the Wild by Jack London (1903)
  75. Camille by Alexandre Dumas (1852)
  76. Candide by Voltaire
  77. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
  78. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  79. The Cantos of Ezra Pound by Ezra Pound
  80. Captain Burle by Emile Zola
  81. Captain Corell's Mandolin by Louis de Berniers
  82. Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling (1897)
  83. Carmen by George Bizet
  84. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe (1845)
  85. The Castle by Franz Kafka
  86. Castle Dangerous by Walter Scott (1831)
  87. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  88. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  89. Categories by Aristotle (350 BCE)
  90. Cat On A Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
  91. Cato or, An Essay On Old Age by Cicero (44 BCE)
  92. Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
  93. Charlie and the Chocolate Facotory by Roald Dahl
  94. The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov
  95. Chicago Poems by Carl Sandburg (1916)
  96. Children of Gebelawi by Naguib Mahfous
  97. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  98. The City Of God by Saint Augustine (413 AD)
  99. Civil and Moral Essays by Francis Bacon
  100. The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M Auel
  101. Cleopatra by H. Rider Haggard (1889)
  102. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade (1861)
  103. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  104. Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
  105. Collected Stories by Eudora Welty
  106. The Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer by Isaac Bashevis Singer
  107. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  108. The Colossus and Other Poems by Sylvia Plath
  109. The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
  110. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson Edited by Thomas H. Johnson
  111. Complete Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi
  112. The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka
  113. Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
  114. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
  115. Concerning the Two New Sciences by Galileo Galilei
  116. Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1781)
  117. Confessions by Saint Augustine (400 AD)
  118. Confessions of Zeno by Italo Svevo
  119. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain (1889)
  120. The Conspiracy of the Pontiac by Francis Parkman (1851)
  121. The Conspirators by Alexandre Dumas (1843)
  122. Conquest of Mexico by Bernal Diez Del Castillo (1632)
  123. The Corsican Brothers by Alexandre Dumas (1845)
  124. The Cossack Chief by Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol (1839)
  125. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (1844)
  126. Courtship of Miles Standish by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1858)
  127. The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough (1922)
  128. Crime and Punishment by Feodor Dostoyevsky (1866)
  129. The Crises by Winston Churchill
  130. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
  131. Crito by Plato
  132. The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  133. The Crushed Flower and Other Stories by Leonid Andreyev
  134. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
  135. Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand (1897)
  136. Daniel Boone by John Bakeless
  137. Das Kapital by Karl Marx
  138. The Dark Frigate by Charles Boardman Hawes (1923)
  139. Darwinism; An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection With Some of Its Applications by Alfred Russel Wallace (1889)
  140. Darwin on Trial by Phillip E. Johnson (1991)
  141. David Balfour by Robert Louis Stevenson (1893)
  142. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens (1850)
  143. Davy Crockett
  144. Dead Souls by Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol
  145. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
  146. A Death in the Family by James Agee
  147. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
  148. The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
  149. The Death of Olivier Becaille by Emile Zola
  150. Decameron by Giovanni Boccacio
  151. The Decline of the West by Oswald Spengler
  152. The Deerslayer by James Fenimoore Cooper
  153. The Descent Of Man by Charles Darwin (1871)
  154. The Devil to Pay in the Backlands by Joao Guimaraes Rosa
  155. The Dhammapada
  156. Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Xun Lu
  157. A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences by Jean Jacques Rousseau (1750)
  158. A Discourse on Political Economy by Jean Jacques Rousseau (1755)
  159. A Discourse on the Origins of Inequality by Jean Jacques Rousseau (1754)
  160. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (1321)
  161. Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
  162. A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
  163. Don Juan by George Byron (1824)
  164. Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes
  165. The Downfall by Emile Zola (1892)
  166. Double Act by Jacqueline Wilson
  167. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  168. Dune by Frank Herbert
  169. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  170. Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is by Friedrich Nietzche
  171. The Education Of Henry Adams by Henry Adams (1907)
  172. Emma by Jane Austen
  173. The Epic of Gilgamesh
  174. Essays by Michel De Montaigne
  175. Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1847)
  176. Extraterrestrial Civilizations by Isaac Asimov
  177. Fairy Tales and Stories by Hans Christian Anderson
  178. The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe (1838)
  179. Fang and Claw by Frank Buck
  180. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
  181. Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  182. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  183. Faust by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1808/1832)
  184. The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells (1901)
  185. The Flayed Hand by Guy de Maupassant
  186. The Food of the Gods by H.G. Wells (1904)
  187. The Forged Coupon And Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
  188. The Forty-Five Guardsmen by Alexandre Dumas (1848)
  189. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
  190. The Four Million by O. Henry
  191. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (1818)
  192. From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne (1870)
  193. Fruits of Solitude by William Penn
  194. Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais
  195. Girls in Love by Jacqueline Wilson
  196. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
  197. The Godfather by Mario Puzo
  198. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  199. The Gold Bug by Edgar Allen Poe (1843)
  200. The Golden Notebook by Doris M. Lessing
  201. The Golden Sayings of Epictetus
  202. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  203. A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O'Connor
  204. Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
  205. Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  206. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
  207. Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
  208. Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin
  209. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  210. The Greatest Story Ever Told by Fulton Oursler
  211. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (1861)
  212. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  213. Green Mansions by William Henry Hudson (1904)
  214. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
  215. Gulliver's Travels by Jonathon Swift
  216. Hamlet by William Shakespeare (1603)
  217. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  218. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
  219. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
  220. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  221. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
  222. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
  223. The Hawk in the Rain by Ted Hughes
  224. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  225. Heaven & Hell by Emanuel Swedenborg
  226. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  227. Heredity in Humans by Amram Scheinfeld
  228. His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
  229. History by Elsa Morante
  230. History of Animals by Aristotle (350 BCE)
  231. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  232. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  233. Holes by Louis Sachar
  234. The Holy Bible
  235. The Holy Qur'an (550 AD)
  236. The Holy War by John Bunyan
  237. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
  238. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
  239. The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1851)
  240. How I Found Livingstone by Henry M Stanley (1872)
  241. How We Think by John Dewey
  242. Human, All Too Human: A Book For Free Spirits by Friedrich Nietzche
  243. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo (1831)
  244. Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  245. The Hurricane by Charles Nordhoff & James Hall (1936)
  246. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
  247. The Idiot by Feodor Dostoyevsky
  248. Idyls of the King by Alfred Tennyson
  249. The Iliad by Homer (962 BCE)
  250. The Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud
  251. The Imitation Of Christ by Thomas A. Kempis (1415)
  252. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
  253. Independent People by Halldor Kiljan Laxness
  254. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain (1869)
  255. The Interpretation Of Dreams by Sigmund Freud (1900)
  256. In the Reign of Terror by G.A. Henty (1890)
  257. The Introduction Of New Species by Alfred Russel Wallace (1855)
  258. The Inundation by Emile Zola
  259. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells (1897)
  260. Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov
  261. Ivanhoe by Walter Scott (1820)
  262. Jacques Damour by Emile Zola
  263. Jacques the Fatalist and His Master by Denis Diderot
  264. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (1847)
  265. Jesus The Christ by James E. Talmage
  266. Joan of Arc by Frederick Schiller (1801)
  267. The Journal of John Woolman
  268. A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (1864)
  269. Journey to the End of Night by Louis-Ferdinana D. Celine
  270. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1607)
  271. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (1894)
  272. Justíne by Marquís de Sade
  273. Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  274. Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
  275. Katherine by Anya Seton
  276. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson (1886)
  277. Kim by Rudyard Kipling (1901)
  278. King Lear by William Shakespeare
  279. King of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy (1916)
  280. Kings In Exile by Alphonse Daudet
  281. King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard (1885)
  282. A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin
  283. Kit Carson by John Abbott
  284. Knights of the Round Table by Howard Pyle (1903)
  285. Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde
  286. The Lady of the Lake by Walter Scott (1810)
  287. Lafitte the Pirate by Lyle Saxon (1930)
  288. Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  289. The Last Man by Mary Shelley
  290. Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimoore Cooper
  291. The Last Temptation of Christ by Nikos Kazantzákis
  292. The Laws Of Manu (1500 BCE)
  293. Leaves Of Grass by Walt Whitman (1855)
  294. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving
  295. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
  296. Life On The Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
  297. The Lion of the North by G.A. Henty (1890)
  298. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  299. The Little Savage by Captain Frederick Marryat (1848)
  300. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1868)
  301. Lives of the Hunted by Ernest Thompson Seton (1902)
  302. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  303. Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill
  304. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
  305. The Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  306. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  307. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
  308. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
  309. The Lords and the New Creatures by Jim Morrison
  310. Lorna Doone by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  311. The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle (1912)
  312. A Love Episode by Emile Zola
  313. Love in the time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  314. The Luck of Roaring Camp by Bret Harte (1870)
  315. Macbeth by William Shakespeare (1606)
  316. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  317. Maggie A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
  318. The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
  319. Magician by Raymond E. Feist
  320. The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann
  321. The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington
  322. The Magus by John Fowles
  323. Mahabharata by Anonymous
  324. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  325. The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon
  326. The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas (1850)
  327. The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo (1869)
  328. Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale (1863)
  329. The Man Without Qualities by Robert Musil
  330. The Man with the Golden Arm by Nelson Algren
  331. Marco Polo by Donn Byrne
  332. The Marvelous Land Of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1904)
  333. The Master of Ballantree by Robert Luois Stevenson (1889)
  334. Master of the World by Jules Verne (1904)
  335. The Mathnawi by E.H. Whinfield
  336. Matilda by Roald Dahl
  337. Medea by Euripides
  338. Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
  339. Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler
  340. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  341. The Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
  342. Men Against the Sea by Charles Nordhoff & James Hall (1933)
  343. Men of Iron by Howard Pyle (1891)
  344. Metamorphoses by Ovid
  345. Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne (1876)
  346. Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha
  347. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  348. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  349. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1600)
  350. The Miller's Daughter by Emile Zola
  351. The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
  352. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (1862)
  353. Moby Dick by Herman Melville (1851)
  354. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
  355. The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck
  356. The Moonstone by William Wilkie Collins
  357. Mort by Terry Pratchett
  358. The Mortal Storm by Phyllis Bottome
  359. The Mountains of California by John Muir
  360. Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat (1836)
  361. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  362. Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allen Poe
  363. The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes (1920)
  364. Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff & James Hall (1932)
  365. My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir
  366. Mysterious Island by Jules Verne (1874)
  367. Nana by Emile Zola
  368. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
  369. Native Son by Richard Wright
  370. Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  371. The New Atlantis by Francis Bacon
  372. Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
  373. Night Watch by Terry Pratchett
  374. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  375. Nostromo by Joseph Conrad
  376. Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman
  377. Njal's Saga by Anonymous
  378. The Octopus by Frank Norris
  379. The Odyssey by Homer (927 BCE)
  380. Oedipus the King by Sophocles
  381. Off on a Comet by Jules Verne (1874)
  382. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  383. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  384. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  385. On Dreams by Aristotle (350 BCE)
  386. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitseyn
  387. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  388. On Jungle Trails by Frank Buck
  389. On the Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzche
  390. On The Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies by William Gilbert
  391. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  392. Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volumes 1-13
  393. The Oregon Trail by Franic Parkman (1849)
  394. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1859)
  395. Othello by William Shakespeare
  396. Our National Parks by John Muir
  397. Our Town by Thorton Wilder
  398. The Outcasts of Poker Flat by Bret Harte (1870)
  399. The Outline of History Vol. I by H.G. Wells
  400. The Outline of History Vol. II by H.G. Wells
  401. The Oxbow Incident by Walter Van Tillburn Clark
  402. Paradise Lost by John Milton
  403. A Passion Of The South by Alphonse Daudet
  404. The Pathfinder by James Fenimoore Cooper
  405. The Pearl by John Steinbeck
  406. Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo
  407. Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
  408. Perfume by Patrick Suskind
  409. Phædo by Plato
  410. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
  411. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  412. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
  413. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  414. The Pilot by James Fenimoore Cooper
  415. The Pioneers by James Fenimoore Cooper
  416. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
  417. The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allen Poe (1845)
  418. Pitcairn's Island by Charles Nordhoff & James Hall (1939)
  419. The Planet That Wasn't by Isaac Asimov
  420. Plutarch's Lives by Plutarch
  421. Poems of Paul Celan by Paul Celan
  422. The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson
  423. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
  424. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  425. The Possessed by Feodor Dostoyevsky
  426. The Prarie by James Fenimoore Cooper
  427. A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving
  428. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  429. The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
  430. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (1882)
  431. The Prince of India by Lew Wallace
  432. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
  433. The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope (1894)
  434. Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus
  435. Psycho by Robert Bloch
  436. Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain (1894)
  437. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  438. The Queen’s Necklace by Alexandre Dumas (1849)
  439. The Raged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  440. A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
  441. Ramayana by Davi Vanamali
  442. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  443. The Recognition of Sakuntala by Kalidasa
  444. The Red and the Black by Stendhal
  445. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  446. The Red Rover by James Fenimoore Cooper
  447. Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne
  448. Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
  449. Renascence And Other Poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay (1917)
  450. The Republic by Plato
  451. Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  452. Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving
  453. The Rise And Fall Of The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer
  454. Robin Hood by Howard Pyle (1883)
  455. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)
  456. Rob Roy by Walter Scott (1818)
  457. Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne (1886)
  458. Rolling Stones by O. Henry
  459. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (1597)
  460. Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
  461. Salome by Oscar Wilde
  462. Sapho by Alphonse Daudet
  463. A Season In Hell by Arthur Rimbaud
  464. A Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih
  465. The Sea Wolf by Jack London (1904)
  466. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  467. Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally
  468. The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter (1809)
  469. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  470. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  471. Selected Stories of Anton Chekov by Anton Pavlovich Chekov
  472. Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  473. A Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert
  474. The Seven who were Hanged by Leonid Andreyev
  475. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher
  476. The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle (1890)
  477. Silas Marner by George Eliot (1861)
  478. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  479. The Social Contract by Jean Jacques Rousseau
  480. Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding David
  481. The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1855)
  482. Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence
  483. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  484. The Sound of the Mountain by Yasunari Kawabata
  485. The Speckled Band by Arthur Conan Doyle (1892)
  486. Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters
  487. The Spy by James Fenimoore Cooper
  488. The Stand by Stephen King
  489. Steep Trails by John Muir
  490. The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
  491. The Stories of Bernard Malamud by Bernard Malamud
  492. The Story of Her Captivity, Sufferings and Restoration by Mary Rowlandson (1682)
  493. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
  494. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller (1901)
  495. The Story of Tracy Baker by Jacqueline Wilson
  496. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (1886)
  497. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  498. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
  499. The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1900)
  500. Strong as Death by Guy de Maupassant
  501. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle (1887)
  502. A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
  503. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  504. Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Rasome
  505. Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
  506. Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss (1813)
  507. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu
  508. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (1859)
  509. Tales of Alphonse Daudet by Alphonse Daudet
  510. The Talisman by Walter Scott (1825)
  511. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
  512. Tartuffe by Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere
  513. The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe (1845)
  514. The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  515. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
  516. Tess of the D'Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy
  517. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  518. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  519. The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
  520. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCollough
  521. A Thousand Mile Walk To the Gulf by John Muir
  522. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (1844)
  523. Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book For All and None by Friedrich Nietzche
  524. Tigers and Traitors by Jules Verne (1880)
  525. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells (1895)
  526. The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
  527. Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo (1866)
  528. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  529. Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes (1856)
  530. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
  531. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  532. A Town like Alice by Nevil Shute
  533. A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (1880)
  534. Travels in Alaska by John Muir
  535. Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo
  536. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (1883)
  537. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  538. Trilogy: Molly, Malone Dies, The Unamable by Samuel Beckett
  539. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
  540. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (1870)
  541. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas (1845)
  542. Twilight of the Idols by Friedrich Nietzche
  543. The Twits by Roald Dahl
  544. Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana Jr.
  545. Typee by Herman Melville (1846)
  546. Ulysses by James Joyce
  547. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  548. Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)
  549. Under Two Flags by Ouida (1868)
  550. Unmodern Observations by Friedrich Nietzche
  551. The Upanishads (500 BC)
  552. The Use and Abuse of History by Friedrich Nietzche
  553. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  554. Vicky Angel by Jacqueline Wilson
  555. A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)
  556. The Virginian by Owen Wister (1902)
  557. The Voyage Of The Beagle by Charles Darwin (1839)
  558. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  559. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  560. Walkabout by James Vance Marshall
  561. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  562. War of the Jews by Josephus
  563. War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (1898)
  564. Waterloo by Emile Erckmann & Alexandre Chatrian
  565. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  566. The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler
  567. The Wealth Of Nations by Adam Smith (1776)
  568. Westward, Ho! by Charles Kingsley (1855)
  569. What Is Man? And Other Essays by Mark Twain (1906)
  570. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle (1891)
  571. White Fang by Jack London (1906)
  572. Why I Am So Wise by Friedrich Nietzche
  573. William Tell by Frederick Schiller (1804)
  574. The Will To Power: An Attempted Transvaluation of all Values by Friedrich Nietzche
  575. Wild Animals I have known by Ernest Thompson Seton (1898)
  576. Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  577. Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne
  578. With Fire and Sword by Henry Sienkiewicz (1890)
  579. The Woman in White by William Wilkie Collins
  580. The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
  581. Won by the Sword by G.A. Henty (1899)
  582. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1900)
  583. The World as Will and Idea by Arthur Schopenhauer
  584. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (1847)
  585. The Yosemite by John Muir
  586. Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzákis
Author Comments: 

I don't understand why there are so many doubles on this list; for example "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare" and then separate plays like "The Tempest" and "Macbeth". For reals, book-list-writing-people, make up your minds.

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