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Publisher Series Reader's Digest World's Best Reading


The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 8,596 copies, 104 reviews1
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 40,433 copies, 571 reviews
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper 10,135 copies, 106 reviews3
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 64,758 copies, 1,161 reviews5
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 29,089 copies, 376 reviews6
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain 9,181 copies, 107 reviews7
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 28,877 copies, 310 reviews8
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy 15,933 copies, 218 reviews9
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne 6,957 copies, 105 reviews10
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 14,395 copies, 220 reviews11
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain 24,900 copies, 277 reviews12
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 30,624 copies, 359 reviews13
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson 8,227 copies, 93 reviews15
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 34,553 copies, 462 reviews16
Tales of Suspense by Edgar Allan Poe 183 copies, 2 reviews17
Silas Marner by George Eliot 9,043 copies, 129 reviews19
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 16,726 copies, 216 reviews20
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales by Washington Irving 296 copies, 5 reviews21
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 10,688 copies, 198 reviews22
For the Term of His Natural Life by Marcus Clarke 756 copies, 13 reviews23
The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories {29 stories} by O. Henry 153 copies, 3 reviews24
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens 18,693 copies, 187 reviews25
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain 3,723 copies, 41 reviews26
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 23,292 copies, 354 reviews27
The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens 4,448 copies, 53 reviews28
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle 3,870 copies, 65 reviews29
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 12,480 copies, 208 reviews30
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 18,487 copies, 399 reviews31
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain 7,017 copies, 58 reviews32
The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister 1,774 copies, 30 reviews33
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster 10,283 copies, 116 reviews34
The Sea Wolf by Jack London 3,373 copies, 44 reviews35
The Song of Hiawatha and Other Poems (The World's Best Reading) by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 183 copies, 1 review36
Twice-Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne 1,322 copies, 7 reviews37
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith 13,319 copies, 373 reviews38
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 27,917 copies, 436 reviews39
Kim by Rudyard Kipling 7,117 copies, 166 reviews40
20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne 13,327 copies, 195 reviews41
ON OUR SELECTION/ON OUR NEW SELECTION by Steele Rudd 52 copies, 3 reviews42
Lost Horizon by James Hilton 3,218 copies, 79 reviews43
The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain 3,089 copies, 44 reviews44
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather 5,052 copies, 131 reviews45
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak 8,967 copies, 121 reviews46
Tales from the Arabian Nights by C. Lang 504 copies, 7 reviews47
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck 28,161 copies, 382 reviews48
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe 12,961 copies, 160 reviews49
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 13,534 copies, 263 reviews50
The Adventures of Robin Hood by Paul Creswick 778 copies, 6 reviews52
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne 10,860 copies, 173 reviews53
The Celebrated Jumping Frog and Other Stories by Mark Twain 393 copies, 1 review54
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace 3,934 copies, 53 reviews55
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck 11,668 copies, 231 reviews56
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk 2,682 copies, 47 reviews57
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery 21,472 copies, 459 reviews58
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame 17,538 copies, 268 reviews59
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle 318 copies, 2 reviews60
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Richard Lancelyn Green 444 copies, 6 reviews60
Dusty / Man-Shy by Frank Dalby Davison 14 copies61
Life with Father by Clarence Day 555 copies, 10 reviews62
The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 3,528 copies, 54 reviews63
The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas 2,251 copies, 21 reviews65
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier 16,155 copies, 497 reviews67
Emma by Jane Austen 30,385 copies, 416 reviews69
To Build a Fire and Other Stories by Jack London 856 copies, 16 reviews70
King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard 4,482 copies, 105 reviews71
Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling 3,731 copies, 41 reviews72
Roughing It by Mark Twain 2,622 copies, 24 reviews73
Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore 2,686 copies, 41 reviews74
A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute 3,107 copies, 117 reviews75
Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Jr. Dana 2,705 copies, 45 reviews77
Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren 787 copies, 21 reviews78
The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson 1,749 copies, 31 reviews79
The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling 4,353 copies, 43 reviews81
How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn 1,820 copies, 47 reviews82
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas 16,862 copies, 207 reviews84
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy 7,018 copies, 100 reviews85
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy 9,037 copies, 162 reviews86
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton 11,469 copies, 258 reviews87
This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald 7,734 copies, 67 reviews88
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 32,379 copies, 590 reviews89
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 30,412 copies, 422 reviews90
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 7,425 copies, 93 reviews91
My Ántonia by Willa Cather 11,327 copies, 252 reviews92
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 18,923 copies, 189 reviews94
The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham 2,849 copies, 55 reviews95
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis 3,458 copies, 57 reviews96
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 21,452 copies, 321 reviews98
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 18,346 copies, 305 reviews99
The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington 1,370 copies, 40 reviews100
Little Men by Louisa May Alcott 6,198 copies, 47 reviews102
The Man of Property by John Galsworthy 836 copies, 15 reviews103
Hard Times by Charles Dickens 8,957 copies, 121 reviews104
Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope 3,976 copies, 93 reviews105
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe 6,360 copies, 85 reviews106
The American by Henry James 1,730 copies, 18 reviews107
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux 9,701 copies, 164 reviews108
Persuasion by Jane Austen 22,984 copies, 447 reviews109
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde 30,699 copies, 521 reviews110
The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson 2,679 copies, 36 reviews111
Dracula by Bram Stoker 26,588 copies, 518 reviews112
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence 8,157 copies, 88 reviews113
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 17,427 copies, 368 reviews114
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton 8,153 copies, 179 reviews115
The Ambassadors by Henry James 3,316 copies, 35 reviews117
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë 4,175 copies, 134 reviews119
Howards End by E. M. Forster 7,485 copies, 110 reviews120
The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville 1,012 copies, 13 reviews121
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy 6,677 copies, 84 reviews122
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett 26,126 copies, 458 reviews123
Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev 7,065 copies, 107 reviews125
Adam Bede by George Eliot 3,592 copies, 56 reviews127
Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott 3,918 copies, 28 reviews128
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler 2,997 copies, 32 reviews129
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis 4,251 copies, 80 reviews130
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford 4,054 copies, 92 reviews131
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair 9,472 copies, 111 reviews132

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