1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (2012 edition)

(Based on the list as uploaded here)

The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach
There But for the – Ali Smith
The Stranger’s Child – Alan Hollinghurst
The Sense of Ending – Julian Barnes
The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides
A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan
Nemesis – Philip Roth
Freedom – Jonathan Franzen
The Children’s Book – A.S. Byatt
1Q84 – Haruki Murakami
Cain – Jose Saramago
A Gate at the Stairs – Lorrie Moore
American Rust – Philipp Meyer
The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga
Kieron Smith, Boy – James Kelman
Home – Marilynne Robinson
Cost – Roxana Robinson
The Gathering – Anne Enright
Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz
The Blind Side of the Heart – Julia Franck
The Inheritance of Loss – Kiran Desai
The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery
Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Carry Me Down – M.J. Hyland
Against the Day – Thomas Pynchon
The Sea – John Banville
The History of Love – Nicole Krauss
Measuring the World – Daniel Kehlmann
The Swarm – Frank Schatzing
The Master – Colm Tóibín
The Book About Blanche and Marie – Per Olov Enquist
Suite Francaise – Irene Nemirovsky
The Line of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst
Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
2666 – Roberto Bolano
What I Loved – Siri Hustvedt
Vernon God Little – DBC Pierre
The Successor – Ismail Kadare
The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri
A Tale of Love and Darkness – Amos Oz
Your Face Tomorrow – Javier Marias
Snow – Orhan Pamuk
Nowhere Man – Aleksandar Hemon
Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer
Life of Pi – Yann Martel
The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen
Soliders of Salamis – Javer Cercas
Platform – Michael Houellebecq
I’m Not Scared – Niccolo Ammaniti
Austerlitz – W.G. Sebald
Atonement – Ian McEwan
White Teeth – Zadie Smith
Under the Skin – Michel Faber
The Human Stain – Philip Roth
The Feast of the Goat – Mario Vargos Llosa
The Devil and Miss Prym – Paulo Coelho
Spring Flowers, Spring Frost – Ismail Kadare
Celestial Harmonies – Péter Esterházy
Bartleby and Co. – Enrique Vila-Matas
The Museum of Unconditional Surrender – Dubravka Urgresic
Pavel’s Letters – Monika Maron
In Search of Klingsor – Jorge Volpi
Fear and Trembling – Amélie Nothomb
Disgrace – J.M. Coetzee
As If I Am Not There – Slavenka Drakulic
Veronika Decides to Die – Paulo Coelho
The Hours – Michael Cunningham
The Heretic – Miguel Deliber
Savage Detectives – Roberto Bolano
The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver
Elementary Particles – Michel Houellebecq
Dirty Havana Trilogy – Pedro Juan Guitierrez
Crossfire – Miyabe Miyuki
All Souls Day – Cees Nooteboom
Underworld – Don DeLillo
The Life of Insects – Victor Pelevin
The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
Money to Burn – Ricardo Piglia
Margot and the Angels – Kristien Hammerechts
The Clay Machine-Gun – Victor Pelevin
Silk – Alessandro Baricco
Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace
Hallucinating Foucault – Patricia Duncker
Fugitive Pieces – Anne Michaels
Forever a Stranger – Hella Haasse
Fall on Your Knees – Ann-Marie MacDonald
Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood
A Light Comedy – Eduardo Mendoza
Troubling Love – Elena Ferrante
The Unconsoled – Kazuo Ishiguro
The Reader – Bernhard Schlink
The Late-Night News – Petros Markaris
The End of the Story – Lydia Davis
Santa Evita – Tomas Eloy Martinez
Morvern Callar – Alan Warner
Love’s Work – Gillian Rose
A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
Whatever – Michel Houellebecq
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami
Land – Park Kyong-ni
Professor Martens’ Departure – Jaan Kross
Our Lady of Assassins – Fernando Vallejo
How Late It Was, How Late – James Kelman
Pereira Declares: A Testimony – Antonio Tabucchi
City Sister Silver – Jàchym Topol
Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis de Bernieres
What a Carve Up! – Jonathan Coe
Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light – Ivan Klima
The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides
The Twins – Tessa de Loo
The Stone Diaries – Carol Shields
The Shipping News – E. Annie Proulx
The Invention of Curried Sausage – Uwe Timm
The Holder of the World – Bharati Mukherjee
The Adventures and Misadventures of Magroll – Alvaro Mutis
Remembering Babylon – David Malouf
On Love – Alain de Botton
Looking for the Possible Dance – A.L. Kennedy
Disappearance – David Dabydeen
Deep River – Shusaku Endo
Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
Written on the Body – Jeanette Winterson
Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture – Apostolos Doxiadis
The Triple Mirror of the Self – Zulfikar Ghose
The Secret History – Donna Tartt
The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje
The Dumas Club – Arturo Perez-Reverte
The Crow Road – Iain Banks
The Butcher Boy – Patrick McCabe
Possessing the Secret of Joy – Alice Walker
Smilla’s Sense of Snow – Peter Høeg
Memoirs of Rain – Sunetra Gupta
Life is a Caravanserai – Emine Özdamar
Indigo – Marina Warner
Hideous Kinky – Esther Freud
The Discovery of Heaven – Harry Mulisch
Before Night Falls – Reinaldo Arenas
Asphodel – H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)
Arcadia – Jim Crace
All the Pretty Horses – Cormac McCarthy
Wild Swans – Jung Chang
Typical – Padgett Powell
The Laws – Connie Palmen
Regeneration – Pat Barker
Mao II – Don DeLillo
Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell
Astradeni – Eugenia Fakinou
American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
Vertigo – W.G. Sebald
The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien
The Shadows – Amitav Ghosh
The Midnight Examiner – William Kotzwinkle
The Daughter – Pavlos Matesis
The Buddha of Suburbia – Hanif Kureishi
Stone Junction – Jim Dodge
Like Life – Lorrie Moore
Get Shorty – Elmore Leonard
Amongst Women – John McGahern
The Trick is to Keep Breathing – Janice Galloway
The Melancholy of Resistance – László Krasznahorkai
The Great Indian Novel – Shashi Tharoor
Sexing the Cherry – Jeanette Winterson
Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
Obabakoak – Bernando Atxaga
Moon Palace – Paul Auster
London Fields – Martin Amis
Like Water for Chocolate – Laura Esquivel
Inland – Gerald Murnane
The History of the Siege of Lisbon – José Saramago
Gimmick! – Joost Zwagerman
A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
Wittgenstein’s Mistress – David Markson
The Swimming-Pool Library – Alan Hollinghurst
The Last World – Christopher Ransmayr
The First Garden – Anne Herbert
The Satanic Verses – Salman Rushdie
Paradise of the Blind – Duong Thu Huong
Oscar and Lucinda – Peter Carey
Nervous Conditions – Tsitsi Dangarembga
Foucault’s Pendulum – Umberto Eco
World’s End – T. Coraghessan Boyle
The Radiant Way – Margaret Drabble
The Pigeon – Patrick Süskind
The New York Trilogy – Paul Auster
The Black Dahlia – James Ellroy
The Afternoon of a Writer – Peter Handke
The Taebek Mountains – Jo Jung-rae
Of Love and Shadows – Isabel Allende
Kitchen – Banana Yoshimoto
Enigma of Arrival – V.S. Naipaul
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Douglas Adams
Cigarettes – Harry Mathews
The Bonfire of the Vanities – Tom Wolfe
Black Box – Amos Oz
Beloved – Toni Morrison
The Ballad for Georg Henig – Viktor Paskov
All Souls – Javier Marias
Watchmen – Alan Moore & David Gibbons
The Old Devils – Kingsley Amis
The Drowned and the Saved – Primo Levi
The Beautiful Mrs. Seidenman – Andrej Szczypiorski
Matigari – Ngugi Wa Thiong’o
Lost Language of Cranes – David Leavitt
Extinction – Thomas Bernhard
Ancestral Voices – Etienne van Heerden
Anagrams – Lorrie Moore
An Artist of the Floating World – Kazuo Ishiguro
White Noise – Don DeLillo
The Parable of the Blind – Gert Hofmann
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
The Cider House Rules – John Irving
Simon and the Oaks – Marianne Fredriksson
Reasons to Live – Amy Hempel
Perfume – Patrick Süskind
Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez
Hawksmoor – Peter Ackroyd
Half of Man is Woman – Zhang Xianliang
Contact – Carl Sagan
Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy
Annie John – Jamaica Kincaid
The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis – José Saramago
The Young Man – Botho Strauss
The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks
The Bus Conductor Hines – James Kelman
Nights at the Circus – Angela Carter
Neuromancer – William Gibson
Money: A Suicide Note – Martin Amis
Love Medicine – Louise Erdich
Legend – David Gemmell
Larva: Midsummer Night’s Babel – Julian Rios
Flaubert’s Parrot – Julian Barnes
Dictionary of the Khazars – Milorad Pavic
Democracy – Joan Didion
Blood and Guts in High School – Kathy Acker
Waterland – Graham Swift
The Witness – Juan Jose Saer
The Sorrow of Belgium – Hugo Claus
The Piano Teacher – Elfriede Jelinek
The Life and Times of Michael K – J.M. Coetzee
The Christmas Oratorio – Goran Tunstrom
Shame – Salman Rushdie
La Brava – Elmore Leonard
Fado Alexandino – Antonio Lobo Antunes
Wittgenstein’s Nephew – Thomas Bernhard
The House of the Spirits – Isabel Allende
The Color Purple – Alice Walker
The Book of Disquiet – Fernando Passoa
Schindler’s Ark – Thomas Keneally
On the Black Hill – Bruce Chatwin
Memory of Fire – Eduardo Galeano
If Not Now, When? – Primo Levi
Balthasar and Blimunda – Jose Saramago
A Pale View of Hills – Kazuo Ishiguro
A Boy’s Own Story – Edmund White
The War at the End of the World – Mario Vargas Llosa
The House with the Blind Glass Windows – Herbjorg Wassmo
Summer in Baden-Baden – Leonid Tsypkin
Rabbit is Rich – John Updike
Leaden Wings – Zhang Jie
Lanark: A Life in Four Books – Alasdair Gray
July’s People – Nadine Gordimer
Couples, Passerby – Botho Strauss
Waiting for the Barbarians – J.M. Coetzee
Smell of Sadness – Alfred Kossman
The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco
Rituals – Cees Nooteboom
Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
Clear Light of Day – Anita Desai
Broken April – Ismail Kadare
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting – Milan Kundera
Southern Seas – Manuel Vasquez Montalban
So Long a Letter – Miriam Ba
Smiley’s People – John Le Carré
If On a Winter’s Night a Traveler – Italo Calvino
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
Fool’s Gold – Maro Douka
Burger’s Daughter – Nadine Gordimer
A Dry White Season – Andre Brink
A Bend in the River – V.S. Naipaul
The Virgin in the Garden – A.S. Byatt
The Singapore Grip – J.G. Farrell
The Sea, The Sea – Iris Murdoch
The Cement Garden – Ian McEwan
The Beggar Maid – Alice Munro
The Back Room – Carmen Martin Gaite
Requiem for a Dream – Hubert Selby Jr.
Life: A User’s Manual – Georges Perec
The Wars – Timothy Findley
The Shining – Stephen King
The Hour of the Star – Clarice Lispector
The Engineer of Human Souls – Josef Skvorecky
Song of Solomon – Toni Morrison
Quartet in Autumn – Barbara Pym
In the Heart of the Country – J.M. Coetzee
Dispatches – Michael Herr
Delta of Venus – Anaïs Nin
The Left-Handed Woman – Peter Handke
Patterns of Childhood – Christa Wolf
Kiss of the Spider Woman – Manuel Puig
Interview With a Vampire – Anne Rice
Cutter and Bone – Newton Thornburg
Blaming – Elizabeth Taylor
Almost Transparent Blue – Ryu Murakami
Woman at Point Zero – Nawal El Saadawai
Willard and His Bowling Trophies – Richard Brautigan
W, or the Memory of Childhood – Georges Perec
The Year of the Hare – Arto Paasilinna
The Dead Father – Donald Barthelme
The Commandant – Jessica Anderson
Ragtime – E.L. Doctorow
Humboldt’s Gift – Saul Bellow
Fateless – Imre Kertész
Correction – Thomas Bernhard
Autumn of the Patriarch – Gabriel García Márquez
A Dance to the Music of Time – Anthony Powell
The Port – Antun Soljan
The Fan Man – William Kotzwinkle
The Diviners – Margaret Laurence
The Dispossessed – Ursula K. Le Guin
The Siege of Krishnapur – J.G. Farrell
The Honorary Consul – Graham Greene
The Castle of Crossed Destinies – Italo Calvino
Gravity’s Rainbow – Thomas Pynchon
Fear of Flying – Erica Jong
Crash – J.G. Ballard
A Question of Power – Bessie Head
The Twilight Years – Sawako Ariyoshi
The Summer Book – Tove Jansson
The Optimist’s Daughter – Eudora Welty
Surfacing – Margaret Atwood
Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino
G – John Berger
Day of the Dolphin – Robert Merle
The Book of Daniel – E.L. Doctorow
Rabbit Redux – John Updike
Lives of Girls and Women – Alice Munro
In A Free State – V.S. Naipaul
House Mother Normal – B.S. Johnson
Group Portrait With Lady – Heinrich Böll
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson
Cataract – Mykhaylo Osadchyl
The Sea of Fertility – Yukio Mishima
The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
Play it As it Lays – Joan Didion
Jahrestage – Uwe Johnson
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
Fifth Business – Robertson Davies
A World for Julius – Alfredo Bryce Echenique
Them – Joyce Carol Oates
Slaughterhouse-five – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The Godfather – Mario Puzo
The French Lieutenant’s Woman – John Fowles
The Case Worker – Gyorgy Konrad
Tent of Miracles – Jorge Amado
Seasons of Migration to the North – Tayeb Salih
Pricksongs and Descants – Robert Coover
Portnoy’s Complaint – Philip Roth
Moscow Stations – Venedikt Erofeyev
Jacob the Liar – Jurek Becker
Here’s to You, Jesusa – Elena Poniatowska
Heartbreak Tango – Manuel Puig
Blind Man With a Pistol – Chester Hines
Ada – Vladimir Nabokov
A Void/Avoid – Georges Perec
The Quest for Christa T. – Christa Wolf
The German Lesson – Siegfried Lenz
The First Circle – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test – Tom Wolfe
The Cathedral – Oles Honchar
Cancer Ward – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
Myra Breckinridge – Gore Vidal
In Watermelon Sugar – Richard Brautigan
Eva Trout – Elizabeth Bowen
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
Belle du Seigneur – Albert Cohen
A Kestrel for a Knave – Barry Hines
2001: A Space Odyssey – Arthur C. Clarke
Z – Vassilis Vassilikos
The Third Policeman – Flann O’Brien
The Manor – Isaac Bashevis Singer
Pilgrimage – Dorothy Richardson
No Laughing Matter – Angus Wilson
Miramar – Naguib Mahfouz
One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel García Márquez
Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys
The Vice-Consul – Marguerite Duras
The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov
The Magus – John Fowles
The Crying of Lot 49 – Thomas Pynchon
Silence – Shusaku Endo
Marks of Identity – Juan Goytisolo
In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
Giles Goat-Boy – John Barth
Death and the Dervish – Mesa Selimovic
To Each His Own – Leonardo Sciascia
Things – Georges Perec
The River Between – Ngugi wa Thiong’o
Garden, Ashes – Danilo Kis
Everything That Rises Must Converge – Flannery O’Connor
Closely Watched Trains – Bohumil Hrabal
Back to Oegstgeest – Jan Wolkers
The Three Trapped Tigers – Guillermo Cabrera Infante
The Ravishing of Lol V. Stein – Marguerite Duras
The Passion According to G.H. – Clarice Lispector
Sometimes a Great Notion – Ken Kesey
Herzog – Saul Bellow
Arrow of God – Chinua Achebe
V. – Thomas Pynchon
The Third Wedding – Costas Taktsis
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – John Le Carré
The Graduate – Charles Webb
The Girls of Slender Means – Muriel Spark
The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
Manon des Sources – Marcel Pagnol
Inside Mr. Enderby – Anthony Burgess
Dog Years – Gunter Grass
Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut
Time of Silence – Luis Martin-Santos
The Time of the Hero – Mario Vargas Llosa
The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing
Girl With Green Eyes – Edna O’Brien
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis – Giorgio Bassani
The Death of Artemio Cruz – Carlos Fuentes
Pale Fire – Vladimir Nabokov
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey
Labyrinths – Jorge Luis Borges
A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
The Shipyard – Juan Carlos Onetti
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark
Stranger in a Strange Land – Robert Heinlein
Solaris – Stanislaw Lem
No One Writes to the Colonel – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Memoirs of a Peasant Boy – Xose Neira Vilas
Franny and Zooey – J.D. Salinger
Faces in the Water – Janet Frame
Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
Cat and Mouse – Günter Grass
A Severed Head – Iris Murdoch
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
The Magician of Lublin – Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Country Girls – Edna O’Brien
Rabbit, Run – John Updike
Promise at Dawn – Romain Gary
Halftime – Martin Walser
God’s Bits of Wood – Ousmane Sembene
Bebo’s Girl – Carlo Cassola
The Tin Drum – Günter Grass
Naked Lunch – William Burroughs
Down Second Avenue – Ezekiel Mphahlele
Cider With Rosie – Laurie Lee
Billy Liar – Keith Waterhouse
Billiards at Half-Past Nine – Heinrich Böll
Absolute Beginners – Colin MacInnes
Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe
The Once and Future King – T.H. White
The Leopard – Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
The Guide – R.K. Narayan
The Bitter Glass – Eilís Dillon
The Bell – Iris Murdoch
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning – Alan Sillitoe
Pluck the Bud and Destroy the Offspring – Kenzaburo Oe
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon – Jorge Amado
Deep Rivers – Jose Maria Arguedas
Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Truman Capote
Borstal Boy – Brendan Behan
Voss – Patrick White
The Midwich Cuckoos – John Wyndham
The Manila Rope – Veijo Meri
The Glass Bees – Ernst Junger
The Deadbeats – Ward Ruyslinck
Blue Noon – Georges Bataille
The Birds – Tarjei Vesaas
Pnin – Vladimir Nabokov
On the Road – Jack Kerouac
Justine – Lawrence Durrell
Jealousy – Alain Robbe-Grillet
Homo Faber – Max Frisch
Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak
The Roots of Heaven – Romain Gary
The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
The Floating Opera – John Barth
The Devil to Pay in the Backlands – Joao Guimaraes Rosa
The Lonely Londoners – Sam Selvon
Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin
The Trusting and the Maimed – James Plunkett
The Tree of Man – Patrick White
The Talented Mr. Ripley – Patricia Highsmith
The Recognitions – William Gaddis
The Ragazzi – Pier Paulo Pasolini
The Quiet American – Graham Greene
The Last Temptation of Christ – Nikos Kazantzákis
The Burning Plain – Juan Rulfo
Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
Under the Net – Iris Murdoch
The Unknown Soldier – Vaino Linna
The Story of O – Pauline Réage
The Sound of Waves – Yukio Mishima
The Mandarins – Simone de Beauvoir
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
I’m Not Stiller – Max Frisch
Death in Rome – Wolfgang Koeppen
Bonjour Tristesse – Françoise Sagan
A Ghost at Noon – Alberto Moravia
A Day in Spring – Ciril Kosmac
The Lost Steps – Alejo Carpentier
The Long Goodbye – Raymond Chandler
The Hothouse – Wolfgang Koeppen
The Go-Between – L.P. Hartley
The Dark Child – Camara Laye
Lucky Jim – Kingsley Amis
Junkie – William Burroughs
Go Tell It on the Mountain – James Baldwin
Casino Royale – Ian Fleming
Wise Blood – Flannery O’Connor
The Judge and His Hangman – Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
Excellent Women – Barbara Pym
A Thousand Cranes – Yasunari Kawabata
The Rebel – Albert Camus
The Opposing Shore – Julien Gracq
The Hive – Camilo Jose Cela
The End of the Affair – Graham Greene
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
Molloy – Samuel Beckett
Memoirs of Hadrian – Marguerite Yourcenar
Malone Dies – Samuel Beckett
Foundation – Isaac Asimov
Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham
The 13 Clocks – James Thurber
The Moon and the Bonfires – Cesare Pavese
The Labyrinth of Solitude – Octavio Paz
The Guiltless – Hermann Broch
The Grass is Singing – Doris Lessing
The Garden Where the Brass Band Played – Simon Vestdijk
The Abbot C – Georges Bataille
I, Robot – Isaac Asimov
Gormenghast – Mervyn Peake
Barabbas – Par Lagerkvist
A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute
The Man With the Golden Arm – Nelson Algren
The Heat of the Day – Elizabeth Bowen
The Case of Comrade Tulayev – Victor Serge
Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
Love in a Cold Climate – Nancy Mitford
Kingdom of This World – Alejo Carpentier
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen – Tadeusz Borowski
Journey to the Alcarria – Camilo Jose Cela
In the Heart of the Seas – Shmuel Yoseg Agnon
Disobedience – Alberto Moravia
Death Sentence – Maurice Blanchot
Cry, the Beloved Country – Alan Paton
Ashes and Diamonds – Jerzy Andrzejewski
All About H. Hatterr – G.V. Desani
The Plague – Albert Camus
Under the Volcano – Malcolm Lowry
The Path to the Nest of Spiders – Italo Calvino
Midaq Alley – Naguib Mahfouz
If This Is a Man – Primo Levi
Froth on the Daydream – Boris Vlan
Exercises in Style – Raymond Queneau
Doctor Faustus – Thomas Mann
Zorba the Greek – Nikos Kazantzakis
Titus Groan – Mervyn Peake
House in the Uplands – Erskine Caldwell
Back – Henry Green
The Tin Flute – Gabrielle Roy
The Death of Virgil – Hermann Broch
The Bridge on the Drina – Ivo Andric
Loving – Henry Green
Christ Stopped at Eboli – Carlo Levi
Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
Bosnian Chronicle – Ivo Andric
Arcanum 17 – André Breton
Animal Farm – George Orwell
Andrea – Carmen Laforet
Transit – Anna Seghers
The Razor’s Edge – William Somerset Maugham
Pippi Longstocking – Astrid Lindgren
Dangling Man – Saul Bellow
The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Glass Bead Game – Herman Hesse
The Outsider – Albert Camus
Embers – Sandor Marai
Chess Story – Stefan Zweig
The Living and the Dead – Patrick White
The Harvesters – Cesare Pavese
Conversations In Sicily – Elio Vittorini
Broad and Alien is the World – Ciro Alegria
The Tartar Steppe – Dino Buzzati
The Power and the Glory – Graham Greene
The Man Who Loved Children – Christina Stead
Native Son – Richard Wright
For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler
Goodbye to Berlin – Christopher Isherwood
Good Morning, Midnight – Jean Rhys
Finnegans Wake – James Joyce
At Swim-Two-Birds – Flann O’Brien
U.S.A. – John Dos Passos
Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier
On the Edge of Reason – Miroslav Krleza
Nausea – Jean-Paul Sartre
Murphy – Samuel Beckett
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day – Winifred Watson
Cause for Alarm – Eric Ambler
Brighton Rock – Graham Greene
Alamut – Vladimir Bartol
Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
The Blind Owl – Sadegh Hedayat
Out of Africa – Isak Dineson (Karen Blixen)
Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
In Parenthesis – David Jones
Ferdydurke – Witold Gombrowicz
War with the Newts – Karel Capek
The Thinking Reed – Rebecca West
Summer Will Show – Sylvia Townsend Warner
Rickshaw Boy – Lao She
Nightwood – Djuna Barnes
Keep the Aspidistra Flying – George Orwell
Gone With the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
Eyeless in Gaza – Aldous Huxley
At the Mountains of Madness – H.P. Lovecraft
Absalom, Absalom! – William Faulkner
Untouchable – Mulk Raj Anand
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? – Horace McCoy
The Last of Mr. Norris – Christopher Isherwood
Independent People – Halldór Laxness
Auto-da-Fé – Elias Canetti
Tropic of Cancer – Henry Miller
The Street of Crocodiles – Bruno Schulz
The Postman Always Rings Twice – James M. Cain
The Nine Tailors – Dorothy L. Sayers
The Bells of Basel – Louis Aragon
Thank You, Jeeves – P.G. Wodehouse
Tender is the Night – F. Scott Fitzgerald
On the Heights of Despair – Emil Cioran
Call it Sleep – Henry Roth
The Man Without Qualities – Robert Musil
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas – Gertrude Stein
Murder Must Advertise – Dorothy L. Sayers
Miss Lonelyhearts – Nathanael West
Man’s Fate – Andre Malraux
Joseph and His Brothers – Thomas Mann
Cheese – Willem Elsschot
Testament of Youth – Vera Brittain
A Day Off – Storm Jameson
Vipers’ Tangle – Francois Mauriac
To the North – Elizabeth Bowen
The Thin Man – Dashiell Hammett
The Return of Philip Latinowicz – Miroslav Krleza
The Radetzky March – Joseph Roth
The Forbidden Realm – J.J. Slauerhoff
Journey to the End of the Night – Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
The Waves – Virginia Woolf
The Apes of God – Wyndham Lewis
Monica – Saunders Lewis
Insatiability – Stanislaw Witkiewicz
Her Privates We – Frederic Manning
The Time of Indifference – Alberto Moravia
The Maltese Falcon – Dashiell Hammett
Retreat without Song – Shahan Shahnoor
Passing – Nella Larsen
Look Homeward, Angel – Thomas Wolfe
Living – Henry Green
Les Enfants Terribles – Jean Cocteau
I Thought of Daisy – Edmund Wilson
Berlin Alexanderplatz – Alfred Döblin
All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque
A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
The Well of Loneliness – Radclyffe Hall
Story of the Eye – Georges Bataille
Some Prefer Nettles – Junichiro Tanizaki
Quicksand – Nella Larsen
Parade’s End – Ford Madox Ford
Orlando – Virginia Woolf
Nadja – André Breton
Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D.H. Lawrence
Decline and Fall – Evelyn Waugh
To The Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf
The Case of Sergeant Grischa – Arnold Zweig
Tarka the Otter – Henry Williamson
Steppenwolf – Herman Hesse
Remembrance of Things Past – Marcel Proust
Amerika – Franz Kafka
Under Satan’s Sun – Georges Bernanos
The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie
The Good Soldier Švejk – Jaroslav Hašek
The Castle – Franz Kafka
One, None and a Hundred Thousand – Luigi Pirandello
Blindness – Henry Green
Alberta and Jacob – Cora Sandel
The Trial – Franz Kafka
The Professor’s House – Willa Cather
The New World – Henruy Walda-Sellasse
The Making of Americans – Gertrude Stein
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Counterfeiters – André Gide
The Artamonov Business – Maxim Gorky
Mrs. Dalloway – Virginia Woolf
Chaka the Zulu – Thomas Mofolo
We – Yevgeny Zamyatin
The Magic Mountain – Thomas Mann
The Green Hat – Michael Arlen
A Passage to India – E.M. Forster
Zeno’s Conscience – Italo Svevo
The Devil in the Flesh – Raymond Radiguet
Ulysses – James Joyce
The Forest of the Hanged – Liviu Rebreanu
The Enormous Room – E.E. Cummings
Siddhartha – Herman Hesse
Kristan Lavransdatter – Sigrid Undset
Life and Death of Harriett Frean – May Sinclair
Claudine’s House – Colette
Babbitt – Sinclair Lewis
Amok – Stefan Zweig
Life of Christ – Giovanni Papini
Crome Yellow – Aldous Huxley
Women in Love – D.H. Lawrence
The Storm of Steel – Ernst Junger
The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton
Main Street – Sinclair Lewis
Tarr – Wyndham Lewis
The Return of the Soldier – Rebecca West
Growth of the Soil – Knut Hamsen
Under Fire – Henri Barbusse
The Underdogs – Mariano Azuela
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce
Pallieter – Felix Timmermans
Home and the World – Rabindranath Tagore
The Rainbow – D.H. Lawrence
The Good Soldier – Ford Madox Ford
The Thirty-Nine Steps – John Buchan
Rashomon – Akutagawa Ryunosuke
Of Human Bondage – William Somerset Maugham
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists – Robert Tressell
Tarzan of the Apes – Edgar Rice Burroughs
Platero and I – Juan Ramon Jimenez
Locus Solus – Raymond Roussel
Kokoro – Natsume Soseki
Sons and Lovers – D.H. Lawrence
The Charwoman’s Daughter – James Stephens
Death in Venice – Thomas Mann
Fantômas – Marcel Allain and Pierre Souvestre
Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton
The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge – Rainer Maria Rilke
Impressions of Africa – Raymond Roussel
Howards End – E.M. Forster
Strait is the Gate – André Gide
The Old Wives’ Tale – Arnold Bennett
The Inferno – Henri Barbusse
The House on the Borderland – William Hope Hodgson
A Room With a View – E.M. Forster
The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad
Mother – Maxim Gorky
Young Törless – Robert Musil
The Jungle – Upton Sinclair
The Forsyte Sage – John Galsworthy
The House of Mirth – Edith Wharton
Solitude – Victor Catala
Professor Unrat – Heinrich Mann
Nostromo – Joseph Conrad
Hadrian the Seventh – Frederick Rolfe
The Way of All Flesh – Samuel Butler
The Riddle of the Sands – Erskine Childers
The Ambassadors – Henry James
Memoirs of My Nervous Illness – Daniel P. Schreber
The Call of the Wild – Jack London
The Wings of the Dove – Henry James
The Immoralist – André Gide
The Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
None but the Brave – Arthur Schnitzler
Kim – Rudyard Kipling
Buddenbrooks – Thomas Mann
Sandokan: The Tigers of Mompracem – Emilio Salgari
Sister Carrie – Theodore Dreiser
The Stechlin – Theodore Fontane
The Awakening – Kate Chopin
Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. – Somerville and Ross
Eclipse of the Crescent Moon – Geza Gardonyi
Don Casmurro – Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
The War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells
The Child of Pleasure – Gabriele D’Annunzio
As a Man Grows Older – Italo Svevo
What Maisie Knew – Henry James
Pharoah – Boleslaw Prus
Fruits of the Earth – André Gide
Dracula – Bram Stoker
Compassion – Benito Perez Galdos
The Island of Dr. Moreau – H.G. Wells
Quo Vadis – Henryk Sienkiewicz
The Time Machine – H.G. Wells
Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy
Effi Briest – Theodore Fontane
The Viceroys – Federico De Roberto
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Diary of a Nobody – George & Weedon Grossmith
The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
News from Nowhere – William Morris
New Grub Street – George Gissing
Down There – Joris-Karl Huysmans
Gösta Berling’s Saga – Selma Lagerlöf
The Kreutzer Sonata – Leo Tolstoy
Thais – Anatole France
La Bête Humaine – Émile Zola
Hunger – Knut Hamsun
By the Open Sea – August Strindberg
Eline Vere – Louis Couperus
Under the Yoke – Ivan Yazov
Pierre and Jean – Guy de Maupassant
The People of Hemsö – August Strindberg
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson
The Manors of Ulloa – Emilia Pardo Bazan
The Quest – Frederik van Eeden
Marius the Epicurean – Walter Pater
King Solomon’s Mines – H. Rider Haggard
Germinal – Émile Zola
Bel-Ami – Guy de Maupassant
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
The Death of Ivan Ilyich – Leo Tolstoy
The Regent’s Wife – Clarin Leopoldo Alas
Against the Grain – Joris-Karl Huysmans
Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
A Woman’s Life – Guy de Maupassant
The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas – Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
The Portrait of a Lady – Henry James
The House by the Medlar Tree – Giovanni Verga
Bouvard and Pécuchet – Gustave Flaubert
The Red Room – August Strindberg
Nana – Émile Zola
Ben-Hur – Lew Wallace
Drunkard – Émile Zola
Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
The Crime of Father Amado – Jose Maria Eca de Quieros
Pepita Jimenez – Juan Valera
Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
The Enchanted Wanderer – Nicolai Leskov
Around the World in Eighty Days – Jules Verne
Martin Fierro – Jose Hernandez
The Devils – Fyodor Dostoevsky
Spring Torrents – Ivan Turgenev
Middlemarch – George Eliot
In a Glass Darkly – Sheridan Le Fanu
Erewhon – Samuel Butler
Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There – Lewis Carroll
King Lear of the Steppes – Ivan Turgenev
War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
The Idiot – Fyodor Dostoevsky
Sentimental Education – Gustave Flaubert
Phineas Finn – Anthony Trollope
Maldoror – Comte de Lautréaumont
The Moonstone – Wilkie Collins
Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
Thérèse Raquin – Émile Zola
The Last Chronicle of Barset – Anthony Trollope
Journey to the Centre of the Earth – Jules Verne
Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
Uncle Silas – Sheridan Le Fanu
Notes from the Underground – Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Water-Babies – Charles Kingsley
Les Misérables – Victor Hugo
Fathers and Sons – Ivan Turgenev
Silas Marner – George Eliot
Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
The Woman in White – Wilkie Collins
The Mill on the Floss – George Eliot
Max Havelaar – Multatuli
Oblomovka – Ivan Goncharov
Adam Bede – George Eliot
Indian Summer – Adalbert Stifter
Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
North and South – Elizabeth Gaskell
Walden – Henry David Thoreau
Green Henry – Gottfried Keller
Cranford – Elizabeth Gaskell
Bleak House – Charles Dickens
Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life Among the Lonely – Harriet Beecher Stowe
The House of the Seven Gables – Nathaniel Hawthorne
Moby-Dick – Herman Melville
The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
David Copperfield – Charles Dickens
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall – Anne Brontë
Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë
Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Brontë
The Devil’s Pool – George Sand
The Count of Monte-Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
Facundo – Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
The Pit and the Pendulum – Edgar Allan Poe
Lost Illusions – Honoré de Balzac
Dead Souls – Nikolay Gogol
A Hero of Our Times – Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov
The Fall of the House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe
The Charterhouse of Parma – Stendhal
Camera Obscura – Hildebrand
The Lion of Flanders – Hendrik Conscience
Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
The Nose – Nikolay Gogol
Le Père Goriot – Honoré de Balzac
Eugénie Grandet – Honoré de Balzac
Eugene Onegin – Alexander Pushkin
The Red and the Black – Stendhal
The Hunchback of Notre Dame – Victor Hugo
The Betrothed – Alessandro Manzoni
The Life of a Good-for-Nothing – Joseph von Eichendorff
Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner – James Hogg
Melmoth the Wanderer – Charles Robert Maturin
Ivanhoe – Sir Walter Scott
The Life and Opinions of the Tomcat Murr – E.T.A. Hoffman
Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Rob Roy – Sir Walter Scott
Emma – Jane Austen
Mansfield Park – Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
Michael Kohlhaas – Heinrich von Kleist
Elective Affinities – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Rameau’s Nephew – Denis Diderot
Henry of Ofterdingen – Novalis
Castle Rackrent – Maria Edgeworth
Hyperion – Friedrich Hölderlin
Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Nun – Denis Diderot
The Monk – M.G. Lewis
Jacques the Fatalist – Denis Diderot
Camilla – Fanny Burney
The Mysteries of Udolpho – Ann Radcliffe
The Interesting Narrative – Olaudah Equiano
The Adventures of Caleb Williams – William Godwin
Justine – Marquis de Sade
A Dream of Red Mansions – Cao Xueqin
Vathek – William Beckford
The 120 Days of Sodom – Marquis de Sade
Anton Reiser – Karl Phillip Moritz
Reveries of a Solitary Walker – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Dangerous Liaisons – Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
Confessions – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Evelina – Fanny Burney
The Sorrows of Young Werther – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Man of Feeling – Henry Mackenzie
Humphrey Clinker – Tobias George Smollett
A Sentimental Journey – Laurence Sterne
Tristram Shandy – Laurence Sterne
The Vicar of Wakefield – Oliver Goldsmith
The Castle of Otranto – Horace Walpole
Émile; or, On Education – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Julie; or, the New Eloise – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Rasselas – Samuel Johnson
Candide – Voltaire
The Female Quixote – Charlotte Lennox
Peregrine Pickle – Tobias George Smollett
Tom Jones – Henry Fielding
Fanny Hill – John Cleland
Clarissa – Samuel Richardson
Pamela – Samuel Richardson
Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus – J. Arbuthnot, J. Gay, T. Parnell, A. Pope, J. Swift
Joseph Andrews – Henry Fielding
A Modest Proposal – Jonathan Swift
Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift
Moll Flanders – Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
Love in Excess – Eliza Haywood
Oroonoko – Aphra Behn
The Princess of Clèves – Marie-Madelaine Pioche de Lavergne, Comtesse de La Fayette
The Adventurous Simplicissimus – Hans von Girmmelshausen
The Conquest of New Spain – Bernal Diaz del Castillo
The Travels of Persiles and Sigismunda – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Thomas of Reading – Thomas Deloney
The Unfortunate Traveller – Thomas Nashe
Monkey: A Journey to the West – Wu Cheng’en
The Lusiad – Luis Vaz de Camoes
Gargantua and Pantagruel – Françoise Rabelais
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes – Anonymous
Amadis of Gaul – Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo
La Celestina – Fernando de Rojas
Tirant lo Blanc – Joanot Martorell
The Golden Ass – Lucius Apuleius
The Water Margin – Shi Nai’an and Luo Guanzhong
Romance of the Three Kingdoms – Luo Guanzhong
The Tale of Genji – Murasaki Shikibu
The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter – Anonymous
The Thousand and One Nights – Anonymous

The following books were featured in previous editions of “1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die”:

The Heart of Redness – Zakes Mda
Invisible – Paul Auster
Animal’s People – Indra Sinha
Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
Saturday – Ian McEwan
Falling Man – Don DeLillo
The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mohsin Hamid
The Kindly Ones – Jonathan Littell
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian – Marina Lewycka
On Beauty – Zadie Smith
Slow Man – J.M. Coetzee
Mother’s Milk – Edward St. Aubyn
Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
The Accidental – Ali Smith
The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble
Small Island – Andrea Levy
The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
Vanishing Point – David Markson
The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd
Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
Drop City – T. Coraghessan Boyle
The Colour – Rose Tremain
Thursbitch – Alan Garner
The Light of Day – Graham Swift
Lady Number Thirteen – Jose Carlos Somoza
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
Islands – Dan Sleigh
Elizabeth Costello – J.M. Coetzee
London Orbital – Iain Sinclair
Family Matters – Rohinton Mistry
Fingersmith – Sarah Waters
The Double – José Saramago
Unless – Carol Shields
Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami
The Story of Lucy Gault – William Trevor
That They May Face the Rising Sun – John McGahern
In the Forest – Edna O’Brien
Shroud – John Banville
Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
Youth – J.M. Coetzee
Dead Air – Iain Banks
The Book of Illusions – Paul Auster
Gabriel’s Gift – Hanif Kureishi
Schooling – Heather McGowan
Don’t Move – Margaret Mazzantini
The Body Artist – Don DeLillo
Fury – Salman Rushdie
At Swim, Two Boys – Jamie O’Neill
Choke – Chuck Palahniuk
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay – Michael Chabon
An Obedient Father – Akhil Sharma
Ignorance – Milan Kundera
Nineteen Seventy Seven – David Peace
City of God – E.L. Doctorow
How the Dead Live – Will Self
The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood
After the Quake – Haruki Murakami
Small Remedies – Shashi Deshpande
Super-Cannes – J.G. Ballard
House of Leaves – Mark Z. Danielewski
Blonde – Joyce Carol Oates
Pastoralia – George Saunders
Timbuktu – Paul Auster
The Romantics – Pankaj Mishra
Cryptonomicon – Neal Stephenson
Everything You Need – A.L. Kennedy
The Ground Beneath Her Feet – Salman Rushdie
Sputnik Sweetheart – Haruki Murakami
Intimacy – Hanif Kureishi
Amsterdam – Ian McEwan
Cloudsplitter – Russell Banks
The Talk of the Town – Ardal O’Hanlon
Tipping the Velvet – Sarah Waters
Glamorama – Bret Easton Ellis
Another World – Pat Barker
Mason & Dixon – Thomas Pynchon
Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
Great Apes – Will Self
Enduring Love – Ian McEwan
Jack Maggs – Peter Carey
American Pastoral – Philip Roth
The Untouchable – John Banville
Cocaine Nights – J.G. Ballard
The Ghost Road – Pat Barker
The Information – Martin Amis
The Moor’s Last Sigh – Salman Rushdie
Sabbath’s Theater – Philip Roth
The Rings of Saturn – W.G. Sebald
Mr. Vertigo – Paul Auster
The Folding Star – Alan Hollinghurst
The Master of Petersburg – J.M. Coetzee
Felicia’s Journey – William Trevor
Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh
Operation Shylock – Philip Roth
Complicity – Iain Banks
The House of Doctor Dee – Peter Ackroyd
The Robber Bride – Margaret Atwood
The Emigrants – W.G. Sebald
A Heart So White – Javier Marias
Jazz – Toni Morrison
Black Water – Joyce Carol Oates
The Heather Blazing – Colm Tóibín
Black Dogs – Ian McEwan
Time’s Arrow – Martin Amis
Downriver – Iain Sinclair
Señor Vivo and the Coca Lord – Louis de Bernieres
Wise Children – Angela Carter
Vineland – Thomas Pynchon
The Music of Chance – Paul Auster
A Home at the End of the World – Michael Cunningham
Possession – A.S. Byatt
A Disaffection – James Kelman
Billy Bathgate – E.L. Doctorow
The Temple of My Familiar – Alice Walker
The Book of Evidence – John Banville
Cat’s Eye – Margaret Atwood
The Beautiful Room is Empty – Edmund White
Libra – Don DeLillo
The Player of Games – Iain M. Banks
The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul – Douglas Adams
The Passion – Jeanette Winterson
The Child in Time – Ian McEwan
Marya – Joyce Carol Oates
Foe – J.M. Coetzee
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson
A Maggot – John Fowles
Less Than Zero – Bret Easton Ellis
Old Masters – Thomas Bernhard
Queer – William Burroughs
The Lover – Marguerite Duras
Empire of the Sun – J.G. Ballard
The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera
Worstward Ho – Samuel Beckett
Fools of Fortune – William Trevor
The Diary of Jane Somers – Doris Lessing
The Newton Letter – John Banville
Concrete – Thomas Bernhard
The Names – Don DeLillo
The Comfort of Strangers – Ian McEwan
Rites of Passage – William Golding
City Primeval – Elmore Leonard
Shikasta – Doris Lessing
The Safety Net – Heinrich Böll
The World According to Garp – John Irving
Yes – Thomas Bernhard
The Passion of New Eve – Angela Carter
Petals of Blood – Ngugi Wa Thiong’o
Ratner’s Star – Don DeLillo
The Public Burning – Robert Coover
Amateurs – Donald Barthelme
Grimus – Salman Rushdie
High Rise – J.G. Ballard
Dead Babies – Martin Amis
Dusklands – J.M. Coetzee
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum – Heinrich Böll
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Le Carré
Breakfast of Champions – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The Black Prince – Iris Murdoch
Sula – Toni Morrison
The Breast – Philip Roth
The Wild Boys – William Burroughs
The Driver’s Seat – Muriel Spark
The Ogre – Michael Tournier
Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick – Peter Handke
Mercier et Camier – Samuel Beckett
Troubles – J.G. Farrell
The Atrocity Exhibition – J.G. Ballard
The Green Man – Kingsley Amis
The Nice and the Good – Iris Murdoch
Dark as the Grave Wherein My Friend is Laid – Malcolm Lowry
Chocky – John Wyndham
The Cubs and Other Stories – Mario Vargas Llosa
The Joke – Milan Kundera
A Man Asleep – Georges Perec
The Birds Fall Down – Rebecca West
Trawl – B.S. Johnson
August is a Wicked Month – Edna O’Brien
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater – Kurt Vonnegut
Come Back, Dr. Caligari – Donald Bartholme
Albert Angelo – B.S. Johnson
The Collector – John Fowles
The Drowned World – J.G. Ballard
The Violent Bear it Away – Flannery O’Connor
How It Is – Samuel Beckett
Our Ancestors – Italo Calvino
Henderson the Rain King – Saul Bellow
Memento Mori – Muriel Spark
Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris – Paul Gallico
The End of the Road – John Barth
The Wonderful “O” – James Thurber
Seize the Day – Saul Bellow
A World of Love – Elizabeth Bowen
Self Condemned – Wyndham Lewis
The Unnamable – Samuel Beckett
Watt – Samuel Beckett
The Adventures of Augie March – Saul Bellow
The Killer Inside Me – Jim Thompson
The Third Man – Graham Greene
The Heart of the Matter – Graham Greene
The Victim – Saul Bellow
Cannery Row – John Steinbeck
The Pursuit of Love – Nancy Mitford
Ficciones – Jorge Luis Borges
Joseph and His Brothers – Thomas Mann
Caught – Henry Green
Go Down, Moses – William Faulkner
The Poor Mouth – Flann O’Brien
Hangover Square – Patrick Hamilton
Between the Acts – Virginia Woolf
The Hamlet – William Faulkner
Farewell My Lovely – Raymond Chandler
Party Going – Henry Green
Coming Up for Air – George Orwell
Tropic of Capricorn – Henry Miller
After the Death of Don Juan – Sylvie Townsend Warner
The Years – Virginia Woolf
The Revenge for Love – Wyndham Lewis
To Have and Have Not – Ernest Hemingway
Wild Harbour – Ian MacPherson
The House in Paris – Elizabeth Bowen
England Made Me – Graham Greene
Burmese Days – George Orwell
Threepenny Novel – Bertolt Brecht
Novel With Cocaine – M. Ageyev
A Handful of Dust – Evelyn Waugh
A Scots Quair (Sunset Song) – Lewis Grassic Gibbon
The Glass Key – Dashiell Hammett
Cakes and Ale – W. Somerset Maugham
Vile Bodies – Evelyn Waugh
Hebdomeros – Giorgio de Chirico
Red Harvest – Dashiell Hammett
The Last September – Elizabeth Bowen
Harriet Hume – Rebecca West
The Sound and the Fury – William Faulkner
The Childermass – Wyndham Lewis
Quartet – Jean Rhys
The Plumed Serpent – D.H. Lawrence
Manhattan Transfer – John Dos Passos
Billy Budd, Foretopman – Herman Melville
Cane – Jean Toomer
Antic Hay – Aldous Huxley
The Garden Party – Katherine Mansfield
Jacob’s Room – Virginia Woolf
The Glimpses of the Moon – Edith Wharton
The Last Days of Humanity – Karl Kraus
Aaron’s Rod – D.H. Lawrence
The Fox – D.H. Lawrence
Night and Day – Virginia Woolf
The Shadow Line – Joseph Conrad
Summer – Edith Wharton
Bunner Sisters – Edith Wharton
The Voyage Out – Virginia Woolf
Rosshalde – Herman Hesse
Three Lives – Gertrude Stein
Martin Eden – Jack London
Tono-Bungay – H.G. Wells
The Iron Heel – Jack London
Where Angels Fear to Tread – E.M. Forster
The Golden Bowl – Henry James
Lord Jim – Joseph Conrad
The Turn of the Screw – Henry James
The Invisible Man – H.G. Wells
The Real Charlotte – Somerville and Ross
The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Born in Exile – George Gissing
The Master of Ballantrae – Robert Louis Stevenson
Fortunata and Jacinta – Benito Pérez Galdés
The Woodlanders – Thomas Hardy
She – H. Rider Haggard
The Mayor of Casterbridge – Thomas Hardy
Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson
The Brothers Karamazov – Fyodor Dostoevsky
Return of the Native – Thomas Hardy
Virgin Soil – Ivan Turgenev
Daniel Deronda – George Eliot
The Hand of Ethelberta – Thomas Hardy
The Temptation of Saint Anthony – Gustave Flaubert
He Knew He Was Right – Anthony Trollope
Our Mutual Friend – Charles Dickens
On the Eve – Ivan Turgenev
Castle Richmond – Anthony Trollope
The Marble Faun – Nathaniel Hawthorne
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
Hard Times – Charles Dickens
Villette – Charlotte Brontë
The Blithedale Romance – Nathaniel Hawthorne
Shirley – Charlotte Brontë
Mary Barton – Elizabeth Gaskell
Agnes Grey – Anne Brontë
La Reine Margot – Alexandre Dumas
The Purloined Letter – Edgar Allan Poe
Martin Chuzzlewit – Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby – Charles Dickens
The Albigenses – Charles Robert Maturin
The Monastery – Sir Walter Scott
Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen
Persuasion – Jane Austen
Ormond – Maria Edgeworth
The Absentee – Maria Edgeworth
Cecilia – Fanny Burney
Amelia – Henry Fielding
Roderick Random – Tobias George Smollett
Roxana – Daniel Defoe
A Tale of a Tub – Jonathan Swift
The Pilgrim’s Progress – John Bunyan
Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit – John Lyly
Metamorphoses – Ovid
Aithiopika – Heliodorus
Chaireas and Kallirhoe – Chariton
Aesop’s Fables – Aesopus