Monday, March 20, 2000

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

1 Animal's People Indra Sinha
2 Falling Man Don DeLillo
3 The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hamid
4 Half of a Yellow Sun Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
5 The Kindly Ones Jonathan Littell
6 The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai
7 Against the Day Thomas Pynchon
8 Carry Me Down M.J. Hyland
9 Mother's Milk Edward St Aubyn
10 Measuring the World Daniel Kehlmann
11 A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian Marina Lewycka
12 The Sea John Banville
13 The Accidental Ali Smith
14 The Line of Beauty Alan Hollinghurst
15 2666 Roberto Bolano
16 Small Island Andrea Levy
17 The Book about Blanche and Marie Per Olov Enquist
18 The Plot Against America Philip Roth
19 The Master Colm Tóibín
20 Suite Francaise Irene Nemirovsky
21 The Swarm Frank Schatzing
22 Cloud Atlas David Mitchell
23 Your Face Tomorrow Javier Marias
24 A Tale of Love and Darkness Amos Oz
25 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Mark Haddon
26 What I Loved Siri Hustvedt
27 Lady Number Thirteen Jose Carlos Somoza
28 The Successor Ismail Kadare
29 Vernon God Little DBC Pierre
30 The Namesake Jhumpa Lahiri
31 Islands Dan Sleigh
32 Kafka on the Shore Haruki Murakami
33 Everything is Illuminated Jonathan Safran Foer
34 Nowhere Man Aleksandar Hemon
35 Snow Orhan Pamuk
36 Platform Michel Houellebecq
37 The Corrections Jonathan Franzen
38 Life of Pi Yann Martel
39 Austerlitz W.G. Sebald
40 Atonement Ian McEwan
41 Soldiers of Salamis Javier Cercas
42 I'm Not Scared Niccolo Ammaniti
43 The Feast of the Goat Mario Vargas Llosa
44 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Michael Chabon
45 The Devil and Miss Prym Paulo Coelho
46 Spring Flowers, Spring Frost Ismail Kadare
47 The Heart of Redness Zakes Mda
48 Under the Skin Michel Faber
49 White Teeth Zadie Smith
50 The Human Stain Philip Roth
51 Small Remedies Shashi Deshpande
52 Celestial Harmonies Péter Esterházy
53 Bartleby and Co. Enrique Vila-Matas
54 Fear and Trembling Amélie Nothomb
55 The Museum of Unconditional Surrender Dubravka Ugresic
56 In Search of Klingsor Jorge Volpi
57 Pavel's Letters Monika Moron
58 As If I Am Not There Slavenka Drakulic
59 Disgrace J.M. Coetzee
60 Savage Detectives Roberto Bolano
61 Dirty Havana Trilogy Pedro Juan Gutierrez
62 The Talk of the Town Ardal O’Hanlon
63 Elementary Particles Michel Houellebecq
64 The Heretic Miguel Delibes
65 All Souls Day Cees Nooteboom
66 The Hours Michael Cunningham
67 Veronika Decides to Die Paulo Coelho
68 The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver
69 Crossfire Miyuki Miyabe
70 Enduring Love Ian McEwan
71 Underworld Don DeLillo
72 Jack Maggs Peter Carey
73 Money to Burn Ricardo Piglia
74 The Life of Insects Victor Pelevin
75 Margot and the Angels Kristien Hemmerechts
76 The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy
77 Silk Alessandro Baricco
78 Fall on Your Knees Ann-Marie MacDonald
79 A Light Comedy Eduardo Mendoza
80 Hallucinating Foucault Patricia Duncker
81 Fugitive Pieces Anne Michaels
82 The Ghost Road Pat Barker
83 Forever a Stranger Hella Haasse
84 Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace
85 The Clay Machine-Gun Victor Pelevin
86 Alias Grace Margaret Atwood
87 The Unconsoled Kazuo Ishiguro
88 Morvern Callar Alan Warner
89 Santa Evita Tomas Eloy Martinez
90 The Reader Bernhard Schlink
91 A Fine Balance Rohinton Mistry
92 Love’s Work Gillian Rose
93 The End of the Story Lydia Davis
94 The Late-Night News Petros Markaris
95 Troubling Love Elena Ferrante
96 Whatever Michel Houellebecq
97 Land Park Kyung-ni
98 Our Lady of Assassins Fernando Vallejo
99 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Haruki Murakami
100 Pereira Declares: A Testimony Antonio Tabucchi
101 City Sister Silver Jáchym Topol
102 How Late It Was, How Late James Kelman
103 Captain Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de Bernieres
104 Felicia’s Journey William Trevor
105 Deep River Shusaku Endo
106 Disappearance David Dabydeen
107 The Invention of Curried Sausage Uwe Timm
108 Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light Ivan Klima
109 The Shipping News E. Annie Proulx
110 Birdsong Sebastian Faulks
111 Looking for the Possible Dance A.L. Kennedy
112 The Twins Tessa de Loo
113 On Love Alain de Botton
114 What a Carve Up! Jonathan Coe
115 A Suitable Boy Vikram Seth
116 The Stone Diaries Carol Shields
117 The Virgin Suicides Jeffrey Eugenides
118 The Holder of the World Bharati Mukherjee
119 Remembering Babylon David Malouf
120 The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll Alvaro Mutis
121 The Secret History Donna Tartt
122 Before Night Falls Reinaldo Arenas
123 Life is a Caravanserai Emine Özdamar
124 The Discovery of Heaven Harry Mulisch
125 Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture Apostolos Doxiadis
126 The Triple Mirror of the Self Zulfikar Ghose
127 All the Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy
128 Possessing the Secret of Joy Alice Walker
129 The English Patient Michael Ondaatje
130 Indigo Marina Warner
131 The Crow Road Iain Banks
132 Written on the Body Jeanette Winterson
133 The Dumas Club Arturo Perez-Reverte
134 Smilla’s Sense of Snow Peter Høeg
135 The Butcher Boy Patrick McCabe
136 Asphodel Hilda Doolittle
137 Memoirs of Rain Sunetra Gupta
138 Hideous Kinky Esther Freud
139 Arcadia Jim Crace
140 Wild Swans Jung Chang
141 Mao II Don DeLillo
142 Typical Padgett Powell
143 Regeneration Pat Barker
144 Astradeni Eugenia Fakinou
145 Faceless Killers Henning Mankell
146 The Laws Connie Palmen
147 American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis
148 Vertigo W.G. Sebald
149 The Daughter Pavlos Matesis
150 Get Shorty Elmore Leonard
151 Amongst Women John McGahern
152 Stone Junction Jim Dodge
153 The Music of Chance Paul Auster
154 The Things They Carried Tim O’Brien
155 The Midnight Examiner William Kotzwinkle
156 The Shadow Lines Amitav Ghosh
157 The Buddha of Suburbia Hanif Kureishi
158 Like Life Lorrie Moore
159 Sexing the Cherry Jeanette Winterson
160 Moon Palace Paul Auster
161 London Fields Martin Amis
162 Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro
163 The Melancholy of Resistance László Krasznahorkai
164 The Great Indian Novel Shashi Tharoor
165 The Trick is to Keep Breathing Janice Galloway
166 The History of the Siege of Lisbon José Saramago
167 Like Water for Chocolate Laura Esquivel
168 A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
169 Inland Gerald Murnane
170 Obabakoak Bernardo Atxaga
171 Gimmick! Joost Zwagerman
172 Foucault’s Pendulum Umberto Eco
173 Paradise of the Blind Duong Thu Huong
174 Wittgenstein’s Mistress David Markson
175 The Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie
176 The Swimming Pool Library Alan Hollinghurst
177 Oscar and Lucinda Peter Carey
178 The Last World Christoph Ransmayr
179 The First Garden Anne Herbert
180 Nervous Conditions Tsitsi Dangarembga
181 Cigarettes Harry Mathews
182 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Douglas Adams
183 Kitchen Banana Yoshimoto
184 The Radiant Way Margaret Drabble
185 The Afternoon of a Writer Peter Handke
186 The Black Dahlia James Ellroy
187 The Bonfire of the Vanities Tom Wolfe
188 Black Box Amos Oz
189 The New York Trilogy Paul Auster
190 All Souls Javier Marias
191 Beloved Toni Morrison
192 Of Love and Shadows Isabel Allende
193 The Pigeon Patrick Süskind
194 World’s End T. Coraghessan Boyle
195 Enigma of Arrival V.S. Naipaul
196 Ballad for Georg Henig Viktor Paskov
197 The Taebaek Mountains Jung Rae Cho
198 Lost Language of Cranes David Leavitt
199 Anagrams Lorrie Moore
200 Matigari Ngugi wa Thiong'o
201 The Old Devils Kingsley Amis
202 Memory of Fire Eduardo Galeano
203 An Artist of the Floating World Kazuo Ishiguro
204 Extinction Thomas Bernhard
205 Watchmen Alan Moore
206 The Drowned and the Saved Primo Levi
207 The Beautiful Mrs Seidenman Andrzej Szczypiorski
208 Ancestral Voices Etienne van Heerden
209 Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel García Márquez
210 The Parable of the Blind Gert Hofmann
211 Annie John Jamaica Kincaid
212 The Cider House Rules John Irving
213 Simon and the Oaks Marianne Fredriksson
214 Contact Carl Sagan
215 Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy
216 Perfume Patrick Süskind
217 Hawksmoor Peter Ackroyd
218 The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood
219 Reasons to Live Amy Hempel
220 Half of Man is Woman Zhang Xianliang
221 White Noise Don DeLillo
222 Love Medicine Louise Erdrich
223 The Young Man Botho Strauss
224 Legend David Gemmell
225 The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milan Kundera
226 Dictionary of the Khazars Milorad Pavic
227 The Busconductor Hines James Kelman
228 Empire of the Sun J.G. Ballard
229 The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis José Saramago
230 The Lover Marguerite Duras
231 Democracy Joan Didion
232 The Wasp Factory Iain Banks
233 Neuromancer William Gibson
234 Nights at the Circus Angela Carter
235 Larva: Midsummer Night's Babel Julian Rios
236 Blood and Guts in High School Kathy Acker
237 Professor Martens' Departure Jaan Kross
238 Flaubert’s Parrot Julian Barnes
239 Money: A Suicide Note Martin Amis
240 Shame Salman Rushdie
241 The Witness Juan Jose Saer
242 Fado Alexandrino Antonio Lobo Antunes
243 The Christmas Oratorio Goran Tunstrom
244 La Brava Elmore Leonard
245 Waterland Graham Swift
246 The Life and Times of Michael K J.M. Coetzee
247 The Piano Teacher Elfriede Jelinek
248 The Sorrow of Belgium Hugo Claus
249 Baltasar and Blimunda Jose Saramago
250 The Book of Disquiet Fernando Pessoa
251 If Not Now, When? Primo Levi
252 A Boy’s Own Story Edmund White
253 The Color Purple Alice Walker
254 Wittgenstein’s Nephew Thomas Bernhard
255 A Pale View of Hills Kazuo Ishiguro
256 Schindler’s Ark Thomas Keneally
257 The House of the Spirits Isabel Allende
258 On the Black Hill Bruce Chatwin
259 July’s People Nadine Gordimer
260 Couples, Passerby Botho Strauss
261 Rabbit is Rich John Updike
262 Lanark: A Life in Four Books Alasdair Gray
263 The War of the End of the World Mario Vargas Llosa
264 Leaden Wings Zhang Jie
265 The House with the Blind Glass Windows Herbjorg Wassmo
266 Summer in Baden-Baden Leonid Tsypkin
267 Waiting for the Barbarians J.M. Coetzee
268 Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie
269 Broken April Ismail Kadare
270 Smell of Sadness Alfred Kossmann
271 Rituals Cees Nooteboom
272 Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
273 Clear Light of Day Anita Desai
274 The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco
275 Southern Seas Manuel Vazquez Montalban
276 Smiley’s People John Le Carré
277 Fool's Gold Maro Douka
278 The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Milan Kundera
279 A Dry White Season Andre Brink
280 A Bend in the River V.S. Naipaul
281 Burger’s Daughter Nadine Gordimer
282 So Long a Letter Mariama Ba
283 If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler Italo Calvino
284 Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams
285 The Cement Garden Ian McEwan
286 The Virgin in the Garden A.S. Byatt
287 The Back Room Carmen Martin Gaite
288 Life: A User’s Manual Georges Perec
289 The Sea, The Sea Iris Murdoch
290 The Singapore Grip J.G. Farrell
291 Requiem for a Dream Hubert Selby Jr.
292 The Beggar Maid Alice Munro
293 Delta of Venus Anaïs Nin
294 The Shining Stephen King
296 The Wars Timothy Findley
297 Song of Solomon Toni Morrison
298 The Hour of the Star Clarice Lispector
299 Quartet in Autumn Barbara Pym
300 The Engineer of Human Souls Josef Skvorecky
301 In the Heart of the Country J.M. Coetzee
302 Almost Transparent Blue Ryu Murakami
303 Kiss of the Spider Woman Manuel Puig
304 The Left-Handed Woman Peter Handke
305 Interview With the Vampire Anne Rice
306 Cutter and Bone Newton Thornburg
307 Blaming Elizabeth Taylor
308 Patterns of Childhood Christa Wolf
309 Autumn of the Patriarch Gabriel García Márquez
310 W, or the Memory of Childhood Georges Perec
311 A Dance to the Music of Time Anthony Powell
312 Correction Thomas Bernhard
313 The Dead Father Donald Barthelme
314 Fateless Imre Kertész
315 Willard and His Bowling Trophies Richard Brautigan
316 Woman at Point Zero Nawal El Saadawi
317 Humboldt’s Gift Saul Bellow
318 The Year of the Hare Arto Paasilinna
319 The Commandant Jessica Anderson
320 Ragtime E.L. Doctorow
321 The Port Antun Šoljan
322 The Fan Man William Kotzwinkle
323 Dusklands J.M. Coetzee
324 The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum Heinrich Böll
325 The Diviners Margaret Laurence
326 The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin
327 Fear of Flying Erica Jong
328 A Question of Power Bessie Head
329 The Siege of Krishnapur J.G. Farrell
330 The Castle of Crossed Destinies Italo Calvino
331 Crash J.G. Ballard
332 The Honorary Consul Graham Greene
333 Gravity’s Rainbow Thomas Pynchon
334 Invisible Cities Italo Calvino
335 The Optimist's Daughter Eudora Welty
336 The Twilight Years Sawako Ariyoshi
337 The Summer Book Tove Jansson
338 G John Berger
339 Surfacing Margaret Atwood
340 In A Free State V.S. Naipaul
341 House Mother Normal B.S. Johnson
342 Lives of Girls and Women Alice Munro
343 The Book of Daniel E.L. Doctorow
344 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Hunter S. Thompson
345 Group Portrait With Lady Heinrich Böll
346 Cataract Mykhailo Osadchyi
347 Rabbit Redux John Updike
348 The Sea of Fertility Yukio Mishima
349 The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison
350 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou
351 A World for Julius Alfredo Bryce Echenique
352 Jahrestage Uwe Johnson
353 Play It As It Lays Joan Didion
354 Fifth Business Robertson Davies
355 Here's to You, Jesusa Elena Poniatowska
356 Season of Migration to the North Tayeb Salih
357 Heartbreak Tango Manuel Puig
358 Moscow Stations Venedikt Erofeyev
359 The Case Worker Gyorgy Konrad
360 Tent of Miracles Jorge Amado
361 Pricksongs and Descants Robert Coover
362 Blind Man With a Pistol Chester Himes
363 Slaughterhouse Five Kurt Vonnegut
364 The French Lieutenant’s Woman John Fowles
365 Jacob the Liar Jurek Becker
366 Portnoy’s Complaint Philip Roth
367 The Godfather Mario Puzo
368 Ada Vladimir Nabokov
369 Them Joyce Carol Oates
370 A Void Georges Perec
371 The First Circle Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
372 Myra Breckinridge Gore Vidal
373 Cancer Ward Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
374 Belle du Seigneur Albert Cohen
375 2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke
376 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
377 The Quest for Christa T. Christa Wolf
378 The German Lesson Siegfried Lenz
379 In Watermelon Sugar Richard Brautigan
380 A Kestrel for a Knave Barry Hines
381 The Cathedral Oles Honchar
382 Eva Trout Elizabeth Bowen
383 The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Tom Wolfe
384 Day of the Dolphin Robert Merle
385 No Laughing Matter Angus Wilson
386 One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel García Márquez
387 The Manor Isaac Bashevis Singer
388 Pilgrimage Dorothy Richardson
389 Z Vassilis Vassilikos
390 Miramar Naguib Mahfouz
391 The Third Policeman Flann O’Brien
392 Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys
393 The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov
394 The Magus John Fowles
395 The Vice-Consul Marguerite Duras
396 Marks of Identity Juan Goytisolo
397 Giles Goat-Boy John Barth
398 The Crying of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon
399 To Each His Own Leonardo Sciascia
400 Silence Shusaku Endo
401 Death and the Dervish Mesa Selimovic
402 In Cold Blood Truman Capote
403 Things: A Story of the Sixties Georges Perec
404 Everything That Rises Must Converge Flannery O’Connor
405 Garden, Ashes Danilo Kis
406 The River Between Ngugi wa Thiong'o
407 Closely Watched Trains Bohumil Hrabal
408 Back to Oegstgeest Jan Wolkers
409 The Passion According to G.H. Clarice Lispector
410 Sometimes a Great Notion Ken Kesey
411 Three Trapped Tigers Guillermo Cabrera Infante
412 Arrow of God Chinua Achebe
413 The Ravishing of Lol V. Stein Marguerite Duras
414 Herzog Saul Bellow
415 V. Thomas Pynchon
416 Cat’s Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
417 The Graduate Charles Webb
418 Manon des Sources Marcel Pagnol
419 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold John Le Carré
420 The Girls of Slender Means Muriel Spark
421 Inside Mr. Enderby Anthony Burgess
422 The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath
423 Dog Years Gunter Grass
424 The Third Wedding Costas Taktsis
425 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
426 The Garden of the Finzi-Continis Giorgio Bassani
427 The Time of the Hero Mario Vargas Llosa
428 The Death of Artemio Cruz Carlos Fuentes
429 Girl With Green Eyes Edna O’Brien
430 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey
431 A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess
432 Pale Fire Vladimir Nabokov
433 Time of Silence Luis Martin Santos
434 The Golden Notebook Doris Lessing
435 Labyrinths Jorge Luis Borges
436 Stranger in a Strange Land Robert Heinlein
437 Memoirs of a Peasant Boy Xose Neira Vilas
438 Faces in the Water Janet Frame
439 No One Writes to the Colonel Gabriel García Márquez
440 Franny and Zooey J.D. Salinger
441 A Severed Head Iris Murdoch
442 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark
443 Cat and Mouse Günter Grass
444 Solaris Stanislaw Lem
445 Catch-22 Joseph Heller
446 The Shipyard Juan Carlos Onetti
447 God's Bits of Wood Ousmane Sembene
448 Bebo's Girl Carlo Cassola
449 The Country Girls Edna O’Brien
450 Halftime Martin Walser
451 The Magician of Lublin Isaac Bashevis Singer
452 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
453 Rabbit, Run John Updike
454 Promise at Dawn Romain Gary
455 Absolute Beginners Colin MacInnes
456 Billy Liar Keith Waterhouse
457 Naked Lunch William Burroughs
458 The Tin Drum Günter Grass
459 Cider With Rosie Laurie Lee
460 Down Second Avenue Es'kia Mphahlele
461 Billiards at Half-Past Nine Heinrich Böll
462 Pluck the Bud and Destroy the Offspring Kenzaburo Oe
463 Breakfast at Tiffany’s Truman Capote
464 Deep Rivers Jose Maria Arguedas
465 The Leopard Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
466 The Guide R.K. Narayan
467 The Bitter Glass Eilís Dillon
468 Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
469 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Alan Sillitoe
470 Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon Jorge Amado
471 Borstal Boy Brendan Behan
472 The Bell Iris Murdoch
473 The Once and Future King T.H. White
474 The Birds Tarjei Vesaas
475 Jealousy Alain Robbe-Grillet
476 Voss Patrick White
477 The Midwich Cuckoos John Wyndham
478 Blue of Noon Georges Bataille
479 Homo Faber Max Frisch
480 The Deadbeats Ward Ruyslinck
481 The Manila Rope Veijo Meri
482 On the Road Jack Kerouac
483 Pnin Vladimir Nabokov
484 Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak
485 The Glass Bees Ernst Junger
486 Justine Lawrence Durrell
487 Giovanni’s Room James Baldwin
488 The Floating Opera John Barth
489 The Roots of Heaven Romain Gary
490 The Lonely Londoners Sam Selvon
491 The Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien
492 The Talented Mr. Ripley Patricia Highsmith
493 Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
494 The Devil to Pay in the Backlands Joao Guimaraes Rosa
495 The Last Temptation of Christ Nikos Kazantzákis
496 The Tree of Man Patrick White
497 The Trusting and the Maimed James Plunkett
498 The Quiet American Graham Greene
499 The Burning Plain Juan Rulfo
500 The Recognitions William Gaddis
501 The Ragazzi Pier Paulo Pasolini
502 I’m Not Stiller Max Frisch
503 The Unknown Soldier Vaino Linna
504 The Sound of Waves Yukio Mishima
505 Death in Rome Wolfgang Koeppen
506 Bonjour Tristesse Françoise Sagan
507 The Mandarins Simone de Beauvoir
508 Lord of the Flies William Golding
509 Under the Net Iris Murdoch
510 The Story of O Pauline Réage
511 A Ghost at Noon Alberto Moravia
512 A Day in Spring Ciril Kosmac
513 The Dark Child Camara Laye
514 The Go-Between L.P. Hartley
515 The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler
516 The Hothouse Wolfgang Koeppen
517 The Lost Steps Alejo Carpentier
518 Lucky Jim Kingsley Amis
519 Junkie William Burroughs
520 Casino Royale Ian Fleming
521 Go Tell It on the Mountain James Baldwin
522 A Thousand Cranes Yasunari Kawabata
523 Excellent Women Barbara Pym
524 The Judge and His Hangman Friedrich Dürrenmatt
525 Invisible Man Ralph Ellison
526 The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
527 Wise Blood Flannery O’Connor
528 The Hive Camilo Jose Cela
529 Memoirs of Hadrian Marguerite Yourcenar
530 Day of the Triffids John Wyndham
531 Malone Dies Samuel Beckett
532 Foundation Isaac Asimov
533 The Opposing Shore Julien Gracq
534 The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
535 The Rebel Albert Camus
536 Molloy Samuel Beckett
537 The End of the Affair Graham Greene
538 Barabbas Par Lagerkvist
539 The Guiltless Hermann Broch
540 The Abbot C Georges Bataille
541 The Labyrinth of Solitude Octavio Paz
542 The 13 Clocks James Thurber
543 Gormenghast Mervyn Peake
544 The Moon and the Bonfires Cesare Pavese
545 A Town Like Alice Nevil Shute
546 The Grass is Singing Doris Lessing
547 I, Robot Isaac Asimov
548 The Garden Where the Brass Band Played Simon Vestdijk
549 The Case of Comrade Tulayev Victor Serge
550 Love in a Cold Climate Nancy Mitford
551 The Heat of the Day Elizabeth Bowen
552 Kingdom of This World Alejo Carpentier
553 The Man With the Golden Arm Nelson Algren
554 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell
555 Death Sentence Maurice Blanchot
556 This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen Tadeusz Borowski
557 In The Heart of the Seas Shmuel Yosef Agnon
558 Cry, the Beloved Country Alan Paton
559 All About H. Hatterr G.V. Desani
560 Disobedience Alberto Moravia
561 Ashes and Diamonds Jerzy Andrzejewski
562 Journey to the Alcarria Camilo Jose Cela
563 Froth on the Daydream Boris Vian
564 Midaq Alley Naguib Mahfouz
565 Doctor Faustus Thomas Mann
566 The Plague Albert Camus
567 Exercises in Style Raymond Queneau
568 If This Is a Man Primo Levi
569 Under the Volcano Malcolm Lowry
570 The Path to the Nest of Spiders Italo Calvino
571 House in the Uplands Erskine Caldwell
572 Back Henry Green
573 Zorba the Greek Nikos Kazantzákis
574 Titus Groan Mervyn Peake
575 The Death of Virgil Hermann Broch
576 Andrea Carmen Laforet
577 The Tin Flute Gabrielle Roy
578 Bosnian Chronicle Ivo Andrić
579 Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh
580 Arcanum 17 André Breton
581 Christ Stopped at Eboli Carlo Levi
582 The Bridge on the Drina Ivo Andrić
583 Animal Farm George Orwell
584 Loving Henry Green
585 Pippi Longstocking Astrid Lindgren
586 Transit Anna Seghers
587 The Razor’s Edge W. Somerset Maugham
588 Dangling Man Saul Bellow
589 The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
590 Joseph and His Brothers Thomas Mann
591 The Glass Bead Game Herman Hesse
592 Chess Story Stefan Zweig
593 Embers Sandor Marai
594 The Outsider Albert Camus
595 Conversations In Sicily Elio Vittorini
596 The Harvesters Cesare Pavese
597 The Living and the Dead Patrick White
598 Broad and Alien is the World Ciro Alegria
599 The Man Who Loved Children Christina Stead
600 For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway
601 The Power and the Glory Graham Greene
602 The Tartar Steppe Dino Buzzati
603 Native Son Richard Wright
604 Finnegans Wake James Joyce
605 At Swim-Two-Birds Flann O’Brien
606 Good Morning, Midnight Jean Rhys
607 The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
608 Goodbye to Berlin Christopher Isherwood
609 The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler
610 On the Edge of Reason Miroslav Krleza
611 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day Winifred Watson
612 Nausea Jean-Paul Sartre
613 Rebecca Daphne du Maurier
614 Alamut Vladimir Bartol
615 Cause for Alarm Eric Ambler
616 Brighton Rock Graham Greene
617 U.S.A. John Dos Passos
618 Murphy Samuel Beckett
619 Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
620 Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston
621 The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien

622 The Blind Owl Sadegh Hedayat
623 Ferdydurke Witold Gombrowicz
624 In Parenthesis David Jones
625 Out of Africa Isak Dinesen
626 Rickshaw Boy Lao She
627 Summer Will Show Sylvia Townsend Warner
628 Eyeless in Gaza Aldous Huxley
629 The Thinking Reed Rebecca West
630 Gone With the Wind Margaret Mitchell
631 Keep the Aspidistra Flying George Orwell
632 War with the Newts Karel Capek
633 Absalom, Absalom! William Faulkner
634 At the Mountains of Madness H.P. Lovecraft
635 Nightwood Djuna Barnes
636 Independent People Halldór Laxness
637 Untouchable Mulk Raj Anand
638 The Last of Mr. Norris Christopher Isherwood
639 They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? Horace McCoy
640 Auto-da-Fé Elias Canetti
641 The Nine Tailors Dorothy L. Sayers
642 The Bells of Basel Louis Aragon
643 On the Heights of Despair Emil Cioran
644 The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. Cain
645 Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller
646 Tender is the Night F. Scott Fitzgerald
647 Thank You, Jeeves P.G. Wodehouse
648 The Street of Crocodiles Bruno Schulz
649 Call it Sleep Henry Roth
650 Miss Lonelyhearts Nathanael West
651 Murder Must Advertise Dorothy L. Sayers
652 The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Gertrude Stein
653 Testament of Youth Vera Brittain
654 A Day Off Storm Jameson
655 Man's Fate André Malraux
656 Cheese Willem Elsschot
657 The Man Without Qualities Robert Musil
658 Vipers' Tangle Francois Mauriac
659 Brave New World Aldous Huxley
660 Cold Comfort Farm Stella Gibbons
661 The Forbidden Realm J. Slauerhoff
662 The Radetzky March Joseph Roth
663 The Return of Philip Latinowicz Miroslav Krleza
664 Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Céline
665 The Thin Man Dashiell Hammett
666 To the North Elizabeth Bowen
667 The Waves Virginia Woolf
668 Insatiability Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz
669 Monica Saunders Lewis
670 The Apes of God Wyndham Lewis
671 Her Privates We Frederic Manning
672 The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett
673 Look Homeward, Angel Thomas Wolfe
674 Passing Nella Larsen
675 A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
676 I Thought of Daisy Edmund Wilson
677 Living Henry Green
678 The Time of Indifference Alberto Moravia
679 All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque
680 Berlin Alexanderplatz Alfred Döblin
681 Les Enfants Terribles Jean Cocteau
682 Retreat Without Song Shahan Shahnur
683 Story of the Eye Georges Bataille
684 Orlando Virginia Woolf
685 Lady Chatterley’s Lover D.H. Lawrence
686 The Well of Loneliness Radclyffe Hall
687 Parade’s End Ford Madox Ford
688 Some Prefer Nettles Junichiro Tanizaki
689 Decline and Fall Evelyn Waugh
690 Quicksand Nella Larsen
691 Nadja André Breton
692 Steppenwolf Herman Hesse
693 Remembrance of Things Past Marcel Proust
694 To The Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
695 Tarka the Otter Henry Williamson
696 The Case of Sergeant Grischa Arnold Zweig
697 Amerika Franz Kafka
698 The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway
699 Blindness Henry Green
700 The Castle Franz Kafka
701 Alberta and Jacob Cora Sandel
702 The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek
703 Under Satan's Sun Georges Bernanos
704 One, No One and One Hundred Thousand Luigi Pirandello
705 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Agatha Christie
706 The Making of Americans Gertrude Stein
707 Chaka the Zulu Thomas Mofolo
708 Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf
709 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald

710 The Counterfeiters André Gide
711 The Trial Franz Kafka
712 The Artamonov Business Maxim Gorky
713 The Professor’s House Willa Cather
714 The New World Henry Walda-Sellasse
715 The Green Hat Michael Arlen
716 The Magic Mountain Thomas Mann
717 We Yevgeny Zamyatin
718 A Passage to India E.M. Forster
719 Zeno’s Conscience Italo Svevo
720 The Devil in the Flesh Raymond Radiguet
721 Amok Stefan Zweig
722 Kristin Lavransdatter Sigrid Undset
723 The Enormous Room E.E. Cummings
724 Siddhartha Herman Hesse
725 The Forest of the Hanged Liviu Rebreanu
726 Life and Death of Harriett Frean May Sinclair
727 Claudine's House Colette
728 Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
729 Ulysses James Joyce
730 Life of Christ Giovanni Papini
731 Crome Yellow Aldous Huxley
732 The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton
733 Main Street Sinclair Lewis
734 Women in Love D.H. Lawrence
735 The Storm of Steel Ernst Junger
736 Tarr Wyndham Lewis
737 The Return of the Soldier Rebecca West
738 Growth of the Soil Knut Hamsun
739 The Home and the World Rabindranath Tagore
740 Pallieter Felix Timmermans
741 The Underdogs Mariano Azuela
742 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
743 Under Fire Henri Barbusse
744 Rashomon Akutagawa Ryunosuke
745 The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
746 Of Human Bondage W. Somerset Maugham
747 The Rainbow D.H. Lawrence
748 The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan
749 Kokoro Natsume Soseki
750 Locus Solus Raymond Roussel
751 Tarzan of the Apes Edgar Rice Burroughs
752 Platero and I Juan Ramon Jimenez
753 The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists Robert Tressell
754 Sons and Lovers D.H. Lawrence
755 Death in Venice Thomas Mann
756 The Charwoman’s Daughter James Stephens
757 Ethan Frome Edith Wharton
758 Fantômas Marcel Allain
759 Impressions of Africa Raymond Roussel
760 Howards End E.M. Forster
761 The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge Rainer Maria Rilke
762 Strait is the Gate André Gide
763 A Room With a View E.M. Forster
764 The Inferno Henri Barbusse
765 The Old Wives’ Tale Arnold Bennett
766 The House on the Borderland William Hope Hodgson
767 Mother Maxim Gorky
768 The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
769 The Jungle Upton Sinclair
770 The Forsyte Saga John Galsworthy
771 Young Törless Robert Musil
772 Solitude Victor Catala
773 Professor Unrat Heinrich Mann
774 The House of Mirth Edith Wharton
775 Nostromo Joseph Conrad
776 Hadrian the Seventh Frederick Rolfe
777 The Way of All Flesh Samuel Butler
778 Memoirs of my Nervous Illness Daniel Paul Schreber
779 The Call of the Wild Jack London
780 The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers
781 The Ambassadors Henry James
782 The Immoralist André Gide
783 The Wings of the Dove Henry James
784 Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
785 The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle
786 Buddenbrooks Thomas Mann
787 Kim Rudyard Kipling
788 None but the Brave Arthur Schnitzler
789 Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
790 Sandokan: The Tigers of Mompracem Emilio Salgari
791 Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. Somerville and Ross
792 Eclipse of the Crescent Moon Geza Gardonyi
793 The Stechlin Theodor Fontane
794 The Awakening Kate Chopin
795 Dom Casmurro Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
796 As a Man Grows Older Italo Svevo
797 The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells
798 Fruits of the Earth André Gide
799 Pharoah Boleslaw Prus
800 Compassion Benito Perez Galdos
801 What Maisie Knew Henry James
802 Dracula Bram Stoker
803 Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewicz
804 The Island of Dr. Moreau H.G. Wells
805 The Time Machine H.G. Wells
806 Effi Briest Theodor Fontane
807 Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy
808 The Viceroys Federico De Roberto
809 Diary of a Nobody George Grossmith
810 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
811 News from Nowhere William Morris
812 New Grub Street George Gissing
813 Gösta Berling’s Saga Selma Lagerlöf
814 Tess of the D’Urbervilles Thomas Hardy
815 Down There Joris-Karl Huysmans
816 The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
817 The Kreutzer Sonata Leo Tolstoy
818 Thais Anatole France
819 La Bête Humaine Émile Zola
820 By the Open Sea August Strindberg
821 Hunger Knut Hamsun
822 Eline Vere Louis Couperus
823 The Child of Pleasure Gabriele D'Annunzio
824 Under the Yoke Ivan Vazov
825 Pierre and Jean Guy de Maupassant
826 The People of Hemsö August Strindberg
827 The Manors of Ulloa Emilia Pardo Bazan
828 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson
829 The Quest Frederik van Eeden
830 King Solomon’s Mines H. Rider Haggard
831 Germinal Émile Zola
832 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
833 Marius the Epicurean Walter Pater
834 Bel-Ami Guy de Maupassant
835 The Regent's Wife Leopoldo Alas
836 Against the Grain Joris-Karl Huysmans
837 The Death of Ivan Ilyich Leo Tolstoy
838 A Woman’s Life Guy de Maupassant
839 Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
840 Bouvard and Pécuchet Gustave Flaubert
841 The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
842 The House by the Medlar Tree Giovanni Verga
843 The Portrait of a Lady Henry James
844 Nana Émile Zola
845 Ben-Hur Lew Wallace
846 The Red Room August Strindberg
847 Martin Fierro Jose Hernandez
848 Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy
849 Drunkard Émile Zola
850 The Crime of Father Amaro Jose Maria Eca de Queiros
851 Pepita Jimenez Juan Valera
852 Far from the Madding Crowd Thomas Hardy
853 The Enchanted Wanderer Nikolai Leskov
854 Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne
855 In a Glass Darkly Sheridan Le Fanu
856 The Devils Fyodor Dostoevsky
857 Erewhon Samuel Butler
858 Spring Torrents Ivan Turgenev
859 Middlemarch George Eliot
860 Through the Looking Glass Lewis Carroll
861 King Lear of the Steppes Ivan Turgenev
862 War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
863 Sentimental Education Gustave Flaubert
864 Phineas Finn Anthony Trollope
865 Maldoror Comte de Lautréaumont
866 The Idiot Fyodor Dostoevsky
867 Little Women Louisa May Alcott
868 The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
869 Thérèse Raquin Émile Zola
870 The Last Chronicle of Barset Anthony Trollope
871 Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky
872 Journey to the Centre of the Earth Jules Verne
873 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
874 Uncle Silas Sheridan Le Fanu
875 Notes from the Underground Fyodor Dostoevsky
876 The Water-Babies Charles Kingsley
877 Les Misérables Victor Hugo
878 Fathers and Sons Ivan Turgenev
879 Silas Marner George Eliot
880 Great Expectations Charles Dickens
881 Max Havelaar Multatuli
882 The Mill on the Floss George Eliot
883 The Woman in White Wilkie Collins
884 Oblomov Ivan Goncharov
885 Adam Bede George Eliot
886 Indian Summer Adalbert Stifter
887 Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
888 North and South Elizabeth Gaskell
889 Green Henry Gottfried Keller
890 Walden Henry David Thoreau
891 Bleak House Charles Dickens
892 Cranford Elizabeth Gaskell
893 Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
894 The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne
895 Moby-Dick Herman Melville
896 The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
897 David Copperfield Charles Dickens
898 The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Anne Brontë
899 Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë
900 Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackeray
901 Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë
902 The Count of Monte-Cristo Alexandre Dumas
903 The Devil's Pool George Sand
904 Facundo Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
905 The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas
906 The Pit and the Pendulum Edgar Allan Poe
907 Lost Illusions Honoré de Balzac
908 Dead Souls Nikolay Gogol
909 A Hero of Our Times Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov
910 Camera Obscura Hildebrand
911 The Fall of the House of Usher Edgar Allan Poe
912 The Charterhouse of Parma Stendhal
913 The Lion of Flanders Hendrik Conscience
914 Oliver Twist Charles Dickens
915 The Nose Nikolay Gogol
916 Le Père Goriot Honoré de Balzac
917 Eugénie Grandet Honoré de Balzac
918 Eugene Onegin Alexander Pushkin
919 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo
920 The Red and the Black Stendhal
921 The Betrothed Alessandro Manzoni
922 Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
923 The Life of a Good-for-Nothing Joseph von Eichendorff
924 The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner James Hogg
925 The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr E.T.A. Hoffman
926 Melmoth the Wanderer Charles Robert Maturin
927 Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott
928 Frankenstein Mary Shelley
929 Rob Roy Sir Walter Scott
930 Emma Jane Austen
931 Mansfield Park Jane Austen
932 Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
933 Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen
934 Michael Kohlhaas Heinrich von Kleist
935 Elective Affinities Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
936 Rameau’s Nephew Denis Diderot
937 Henry of Ofterdingen Novalis
938 Castle Rackrent Maria Edgeworth
939 Hyperion Friedrich Hölderlin
940 The Nun Denis Diderot
941 Jacques the Fatalist Denis Diderot
942 Camilla Fanny Burney
943 The Monk M.G. Lewis
944 Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
945 The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe
946 The Interesting Narrative Olaudah Equiano
947 The Adventures of Caleb Williams William Godwin
948 A Dream of Red Mansions Cao Xueqin
949 Justine Marquis de Sade
950 Vathek William Thomas Beckford
951 Anton Reiser Karl Philipp Moritz
952 The 120 Days of Sodom Marquis de Sade
953 Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau
954 Dangerous Liaisons Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
955 Reveries of a Solitary Walker Jean-Jacques Rousseau
956 Evelina Fanny Burney
957 The Sorrows of Young Werther Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
958 Humphry Clinker Tobias George Smollett
959 The Man of Feeling Henry Mackenzie
960 A Sentimental Journey Laurence Sterne
961 Tristram Shandy Laurence Sterne
962 The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith
963 The Castle of Otranto Horace Walpole
964 Émile; or, On Education Jean-Jacques Rousseau
965 Julie; or, the New Eloise Jean-Jacques Rousseau
966 Rasselas Samuel Johnson
967 Candide Voltaire
968 The Female Quixote Charlotte Lennox
969 Peregrine Pickle Tobias George Smollett
970 Fanny Hill John Cleland
971 Tom Jones Henry Fielding
972 Clarissa Samuel Richardson
973 Pamela Samuel Richardson
974 Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus John Arbuthnot
975 Joseph Andrews Henry Fielding
976 A Modest Proposal Jonathan Swift
977 Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift
978 Moll Flanders Daniel Defoe
979 Love in Excess Eliza Haywood
980 Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
981 Oroonoko Aphra Behn
982 The Princess of Clèves Madame de La Fayette
983 The Adventurous Simplicissimus Hans von Grimmelshausen
984 The Conquest of New Spain Bernal Diaz del Castillo
985 The Travels of Persiles and Sigismunda Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
986 Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
987 Thomas of Reading Thomas Deloney
988 The Unfortunate Traveller Thomas Nashe
989 Monkey: Journey to the West Wu Cheng'en
990 The Lusiad Luis Vaz de Camoes
991 Gargantua and Pantagruel Françoise Rabelais
992 The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes Anonymous
993 Amadis of Gaul Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo
994 La Celestina Fernando de Rojas
995 Tirant lo Blanc Joanot Martorell
996 The Golden Ass Lucius Apuleius
997 The Water Margin Shi Nai'an
998 Romance of the Three Kingdoms Luo Guanzhong
999 The Tale of Genji Murasaki Shikibu
1000 The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter
1001 The Thousand and One Nights Anonymous