1000 Books to Read Before You Die

1,011 Works 7,169,223 Books 128,862 Reviews 4.0
From the book by James Mustich.
Year Awarded:
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness (1968) by Edward Abbey
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (1884) by Edwin A. Abbott
Things Fall Apart (1958) by Chinua Achebe
My Dog Tulip (1956) by J. R. Ackerley
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts (1979) by Douglas Adams
The Education of Henry Adams (1907) by Henry Adams
Watership Down (1972) by Richard Adams
Half of a Yellow Sun (2006) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides (458 BCE) by Aeschylus
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1939) by James Agee
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962) by Edward Albee
Little Women (1868) by Louisa May Alcott
The Book of Three (1964) by Lloyd Alexander
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (2007) by Sherman Alexie
Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster (1997) by Svetlana Alexievich
Purgatorio (1315) by Dante Alighieri
The House of the Spirits (1982) by Isabel Allende
Skellig (1998) by David Almond
The Mask of Dimitrios (1939) by Eric Ambler
Lucky Jim (1954) by Kingsley Amis
The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories (Anchor Folktale Library) (1835) by Hans Christian Andersen
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) by Maya Angelou
The Clouds (423 BCE) by Aristophanes
Nicomachean Ethics (350 BCE) by Aristotle
Old Herbaceous (1951) by Reginald Arkell
Study Is Hard Work: The Most Accessible and Lucid Text Available on Acquiring and Keeping Study Skills Through a Lifetime (1995) by William Howard Armstrong
Elizabeth and her German Garden (1898) by Elizabeth von Arnim
Foundation (1951) by Isaac Asimov
Foundation and Empire (1952) by Isaac Asimov
Second Foundation (1953) by Isaac Asimov
Instead of a Letter: A Memoir (1963) by Diana Athill
The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition) (2004) by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks
Cat's Eye (1988) by Margaret Atwood
Brief Lives (1898) by John Aubrey
Confessions (397) by Saint Augustine
The Meditations (170) by Marcus Aurelius
Emma (1815) by Jane Austen
Mansfield Park (1814) by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey (1817) by Jane Austen
Persuasion (1817) by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice (1813) by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility (1811) by Jane Austen
Tuck Everlasting (1975) by Natalie Babbitt
Baburnama (1996) by Zahir Uddin Muhammad Babur
The Poetics of Space (1969) by Gaston Bachelard
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (1967) by Bernard Bailyn
The Birthday Boys (1991) by Beryl Bainbridge
The Mezzanine (1988) by Nicholson Baker
Growing Up (1982) by Russell Baker
James Baldwin: Collected Essays, Notes of a Native Son, Nobody Knows My Name, The Fire Next Time, No Name in the Street, The Devil Finds Work, Other Essays (1998) by James Baldwin
The Drowned World (1962) by J. G. Ballard
Slaves in the Family (1998) by Edward Ball
Lost Illusions (1837) by Honoré de Balzac
The Magic Skin (1831) by Honoré de Balzac
Old Goriot (1835) by Honoré de Balzac
The Sweet Hereafter (1991) by Russell Banks
The Journal of a Disappointed Man (1919) by W. N. P. Barbellion
Laughing in the Hills (1980) by Bill Barich
The Eye in the Door (1993) by Pat Barker
The Ghost Road (1995) by Pat Barker
Regeneration (1991) by Pat Barker
Flaubert's Parrot (1984) by Julian Barnes
Peter Pan (1911) by J. M. Barrie
The Sot-Weed Factor (1960) by John Barth
The narrow road to the Deep North : and other travel sketches (1694) by Matsuo Basho
Samuel Johnson (1977) by W. Jackson Bate
The Flowers of Evil (1936) by Charles Baudelaire
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) by L. Frank Baum
The Feast of Love (2000) by Charles Baxter
Vacuum Diagrams (1997) by Stephen Baxter
The Coming of Age (1960) by Simone de Beauvoir
Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter (1958) by Simone de Beauvoir
The Second Sex [abridged English translation by H. M. Parshley] (1949) by Simone de Beauvoir
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (2006) by Alison Bechdel
Love, Loss, and What I Wore (1995) by Ilene Beckerman
Company (1979) by Samuel Beckett
Molloy (1951) by Samuel Beckett
Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts (1953) by Samuel Beckett
The Hills Is Lonely (1959) by Lillian Beckwith
The Adventures of Augie March (1953) by Saul Bellow
Madeline (1939) by Ludwig Bemelmans
The Uncommon Reader (2006) by Alan Bennett
No Picnic on Mount Kenya (1946) by Felice Benuzzi
Beowulf (1000) by Beowulf Poet
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1993) by John Berendt
A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor (1967) by John Berger
The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz 1803-1865 (1932) by Hector Berlioz
The Diary of a Country Priest (1936) by Georges Bernanos
The Stars My Destination (1956) by Alfred Bester
The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod (1928) by Henry Beston
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2005) by Kai Bird
The complete poems, 1927–1979 (1983) by Elizabeth Bishop
Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream (1990) by Buzz Bissinger
The Emperor's Last Island: A Journey to St. Helena (1991) by Julia Blackburn
Songs of Innocence and of Experience (1789) by William Blake
The Wilder Shores of Love (1954) by Lesley Blanch
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret (1970) by Judy Blume
Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village (1969) by Ronald Blythe
The Decameron (1469) by Giovanni Boccaccio
2666 (2004) by Roberto Bolaño
Fictions (1944) by Jorge Luis Borges
The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell
How Proust Can Change Your Life (1997) by Alain De Botton
The Death of the Heart (1938) by Elizabeth Bowen
The Sheltering Sky (1949) by Paul Bowles
The Ascent of Rum Doodle (1956) by W. E. Bowman
Fahrenheit 451 (1953) by Ray Bradbury
The Chaneysville Incident (1981) by David Bradley
A Bullet in the Ballet (1937) by Caryl Brahms
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 (2006) by Taylor Branch
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 (1988) by Taylor Branch
Pillar of Fire : America in the King Years, 1963-65 (1998) by Taylor Branch
How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built (1994) by Stewart Brand
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II (Set 3 Vol) (1949) by Fernand Braudel
Navigator of the Flood (1979) by Mario Brelich
The Physiology of Taste or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy (1825) by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Jane Eyre (1847) by Charlotte Brontë
Wuthering Heights (1847) by Emily Brontë
The Da Vinci Code (2003) by Dan Brown
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (1970) by Dee Brown
Sir Thomas Browne: The Major Works (1977) by Sir Thomas Browne
Goodnight Moon (1947) by Margaret Wise Brown
Little Fur Family (1946) by Margaret Wise Brown
The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant (1933) by Jean de Brunhoff
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (1998) by Bill Bryson
The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) by John Buchan
The Good Earth (1931) by Pearl S. Buck
Bulfinch's Mythology (1855) by Thomas Bulfinch
The Master and Margarita (1966) by Mikhail Bulgakov
The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (18) by Jacob Burckhardt
A Clockwork Orange (1962) by Anthony Burgess
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) by Edmund Burke
A Little Princess (1905) by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Secret Garden (1911) by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621) by Robert Burton
Independent Spirit: Essays (1996) by Hubert Butler
The Way of All Flesh (1903) by Samuel Butler
The Tartar Steppe (1940) by Dino Buzzati
Possession (1990) by A.S. Byatt
The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony (1988) by Roberto Calasso
Invisible Cities (1972) by Italo Calvino
Memorial (1978) by Ferdinando Camon
The Masks of God: Creative Mythology (1968) by Joseph Campbell
The Masks of God: Occidental Mythology (1964) by Joseph Campbell
The Masks of God: Oriental Mythology (1962) by Joseph Campbell
The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology (1959) by Joseph Campbell
The First Man (1994) by Albert Camus
The Plague (1947) by Albert Camus
Slightly Out of Focus (1947) by Robert Capa
In Cold Blood (1965) by Truman Capote
Ender's Game (1985) by Orson Scott Card
The Faber Book of Reportage (1987) by John Carey
True History of the Kelly Gang (2000) by Peter Carey
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier (2000) by Thad Carhart
Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me (1991) by Eric Carle
Master of the Senate (2002) by Robert A. Caro
Means of Ascent (1990) by Robert A. Caro
The Passage of Power (2012) by Robert A. Caro
The Path to Power (1982) by Robert A. Caro
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (1974) by Robert A. Caro
A Month in the Country (1980) by J. L. Carr
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass (1865) by Lewis Carroll
Silent Spring (1962) by Rachel Carson
The Horse's Mouth (1957) by Joyce Cary
History of My Life, Vols. 1 & 2 (1997) by Giacomo Girolamo Casanova
Spartina (1989) by John Casey
The Book of the Courtier (1528) by Baldassare Castiglione
O Pioneers! (1913) by Willa Cather
The Poems of Catullus (60) by Catullus
Melbourne (1955) by David Cecil
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (1728) by Benvenuto Cellini
Don Quixote (1605) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (2000) by Michael Chabon
Clementine in the Kitchen (1963) by Samuel Chamberlain
Products of the Perfected Civilization: The Selected Writings of Chamfort (1984) by Sébastien Roch Nicolas de Chamfort
The Big Sleep (1939) by Raymond Chandler
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir (2014) by Roz Chast
The Songlines (1987) by Bruce Chatwin
The Canterbury Tales (1380) by Geoffrey Chaucer
Cave Art Chauvet (1995) by Jean-Marie Chauvet
The Stories of John Cheever (1978) by John Cheever
The Cherry Orchard (1904) by Anton Chekhov
Stories (1889) by Anton Chekhov
Alexander Hamilton (2004) by Ron Chernow
The Worst Journey in the World (1922) by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
The Man Who Was Thursday (1908) by G.K. Chesterton
The Riddle of the Sands (1903) by Erskine Childers
The Awakening (1899) by Kate Chopin
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926) by Agatha Christie
Their Finest Hour (1949) by Winston S. Churchill
The Hunt for Red October (1984) by Tom Clancy
Childhood's End (1954) by Arthur C. Clarke
Rome and a Villa (1975) by Eleanor Clark
Journey to the End of the Night (1932) by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Between the World and Me (2015) by Ta-Nehisi Coates
A Classical Education (1985) by Richard Cobb
Life & Times of Michael K (1983) by J. M. Coetzee
Earthly Paradise (1966) by Colette
Sailing Alone around the Room: New and Selected Poems (2001) by Billy Collins
Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journey (1974) by Michael Collins
The Hunger Games (2008) by Suzanne Collins
The Moonstone (1868) by Wilkie Collins
The Worm Forgives the Plough (1973) by John Stewart Collis
Memoirs of a Medieval Woman: The Life and Times of Margery Kempe (1964) by Louise Collis
The Fringes of Power: 10 Downing Street Diaries, 1939-1955 (1985) by John Colville
Son of the Morning Star (1984) by Evan S. Connell
Enemies of promise (1938) by Cyril Connolly
Heart of Darkness (1899) by Joseph Conrad
A Personal Record (1912) by Joseph Conrad
The Road from Coorain (1989) by Jill Ker Conway
Memories of the Great and the Good (1999) by Alistair Cooke
Talleyrand (1932) by Duff Cooper
The Last of the Mohicans (1826) by James Fenimore Cooper
Torregreca: Life, Death, and Miracles in a Southern Italian Village (Italia Series) (1969) by Ann Cornelisen
Cronopios and Famas (1962) by Julio Cortázar
Conversations with Glenn Gould (1984) by Jonathan Cott
Stravinsky: Chronicle of a Friendship (1972) by Robert Craft
The Red Badge of Courage (1895) by Stephen Crane
The Andromeda Strain (1969) by Michael Crichton
The Moving Toyshop (1946) by Edmund Crispin
Little, Big (1981) by John Crowley
E.E. Cummings: Complete Poems 1904-1962 (1994) by E. E. Cummings
Rebellion in the Backlands (1902) by Euclides da Cunha
The Hours (1998) by Michael Cunningham
The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody (1950) by Will Cuppy
Matilda (1988) by Roald Dahl
In Xanadu: A Quest (1989) by William Dalrymple
The Inferno (1314) by Dante Alighieri
Paradiso (1316) by Dante Alighieri
The Dew Breaker (2004) by Edwidge Danticat
Memoirs of Lorenzo da Ponte (1988) by Lorenzo Da Ponte
The Voyage of the Beagle (1839) by Charles Darwin
The Geography of the Imagination (1981) by Guy Davenport
Tracks (1980) by Robyn Davidson
Fifth Business (1970) by Robertson Davies
The Manticore (1972) by Robertson Davies
World of Wonders (1975) by Robertson Davies
The Selfish Gene (1976) by Richard Dawkins
The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist (1952) by Dorothy Day
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) by Junot Díaz
Robinson Crusoe (1719) by Daniel Defoe
Microbe Hunters (1926) by Paul De Kruif
Diary of a Provincial Lady (1930) by E.M. Delafield
Nova (1968) by Samuel R. Delany
Great Books (1996) by David Denby
Clear Light of Day (1980) by Anita Desai
Bleak House (1852) by Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens
David Copperfield (1850) by Charles Dickens
Dombey and Son (1846) by Charles Dickens
Great Expectations (1861) by Charles Dickens
Nicholas Nickleby (1836) by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist (1837) by Charles Dickens
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by Charles Dickens
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (1955) by Emily Dickinson
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) by Philip K. Dick
The Man in the High Castle (1962) by Philip K. Dick
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch (1964) by Philip K. Dick
The Year of Magical Thinking (2005) by Joan Didion
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (1974) by Annie Dillard
Winter's Tales (1942) by Isak Dinesen
Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education (2004) by Michael Dirda
Ragtime: A Novel (1975) by E. L. Doctorow
This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind (1978) by Ivan Doig
The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (1952) by John Donne
1919 (1932) by John Dos Passos
The 42nd Parallel (1930) by John Dos Passos
U.S.A. (1938) by John Dos Passos
The Brothers Karamazov (1880) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Crime and Punishment (1866) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Notes from Underground (1864) by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845) by Frederick Douglass
The Complete Sherlock Holmes: All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories (1887) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sister Carrie (1900) by Theodore Dreiser
The Souls of Black Folk (1903) by W. E. B. Du Bois
Bequest of Wings: A Family's Pleasure with Books (1944) by Annis Duff
The World as I Found It (1987) by Bruce Duffy
The Count of Monte Cristo (1844) by Alexandre Dumas
The Three Musketeers (1844) by Alexandre Dumas
Rebecca (1938) by Daphne Du Maurier
The Game of Kings (1961) by Dorothy Dunnett
The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century (1999) by Ross E. Dunn
My Family and Other Animals (1953) by Gerald Durrell
Balthazar (1958) by Lawrence Durrell
Clea (1960) by Lawrence Durrell
Justine (1957) by Lawrence Durrell
Mountolive (1958) by Lawrence Durrell
Darwin among the Machines: The Evolution of Global Intelligence (1997) by George B. Dyson
The Name of the Rose (1980) by Umberto Eco
The Worm Ouroboros (1922) by E. R. Eddison
Bright Air, Brilliant Fire: On The Matter Of The Mind (1992) by Gerald M. Edelman
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (1981) by G. B. Edwards
A Visit from the Goon Squad (2010) by Jennifer Egan
Travels With Lizbeth: Three Years on the Road and on the Streets (1993) by Lars Eighner
The Immense Journey: An Imaginative Naturalist Explores the Mysteries of Man and Nature (1946) by Loren Eiseley
Middlemarch (1871) by George Eliot
Four Quartets (1943) by T. S. Eliot
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (2001) by Joseph J. Ellis
Invisible Man (1952) by Ralph Ellison
Essays and Lectures (1983) by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Crazy Salad: Some Things about Women (1975) by Nora Ephron
The Book of Common Prayer [1979] (1979) by Episcopal Church [USA]
In Praise of Folly (1509) by Desiderius Erasmus
The Virgin Suicides (1993) by Jeffrey Eugenides
Alcestis (438 BCE) by Euripides
Bacchae (406 BCE) by Euripides
Bacchae [translated] (405 BCE) by Euripides
Medea [in Translation] (431 BCE) by Euripides
The Trojan Women (415 BCE) by Euripides
A Fan's Notes (1968) by Frederick Exley
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (1997) by Anne Fadiman
The Chemical History of a Candle (1861) by Michael Faraday
Absalom, Absalom! (1936) by William Faulkner
As I Lay Dying (1930) by William Faulkner
Light in August (1932) by William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury (1929) by William Faulkner
My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One (2011) by Elena Ferrante
The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two (2012) by Elena Ferrante
The Story of the Lost Child: Neapolitan Novels, Book Four (2015) by Elena Ferrante
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay: Neapolitan Novels, Book Three (2014) by Elena Ferrante
Coming of Age in the Milky Way (1988) by Timothy Ferris
QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter (1985) by Richard Feynman
Tom Jones (1749) by Henry Fielding
Time and Again (1970) by Jack Finney
The Art of Eating (1954) by M. F. K. Fisher
The Great Gatsby (1925) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Tender is the Night (1934) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Offshore (1979) by Penelope Fitzgerald
The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor (1979) by Sally Fitzgerald
Harriet the Spy (1964) by Louise Fitzhugh
Madame Bovary (1857) by Gustave Flaubert
Sentimental Education (1869) by Gustave Flaubert
From Russia with Love (1957) by Ian Fleming
Brazilian Adventure (1933) by Peter Fleming
Gone Girl (2012) by Gillian Flynn
The Civil War: A Narrative (1958) by Shelby Foote
Johnny Tremain: A Story of Boston in Revolt (1943) by Esther Forbes
The Good Soldier (1915) by Ford Madox Ford
Independence Day (1995) by Richard Ford
Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza [A Cookbook] (2012) by Ken Forkish
A Passage to India (1924) by E. M. Forster
The Day of the Jackal (1971) by Frederick Forsyth
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (1926) by H.W. Fowler
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1969) by John Fowles
The Diary of a Young Girl (1947) by Anne Frank
My Brilliant Career (1901) by Miles Franklin
Flashman (1969) by George MacDonald Fraser
My Father's Fortune: A Life (2010) by Michael Frayn
The Interpretation of Dreams (1900) by Sigmund Freud
The Feminine Mystique (1963) by Betty Friedan
The Poetry of Robert Frost (1968) by Robert Frost
Critical Path (1981) by R. Buckminster Fuller
The Recognitions (1955) by William Gaddis
A Lesson Before Dying (1993) by Ernest J. Gaines
The Great Crash 1929 (1954) by John Kenneth Galbraith
One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Spare Room (2008) by Helen Garner
Cranford (1851) by Elizabeth Gaskell
The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle (1954) by Charles de Gaulle
The Glass Palace (2000) by Amitav Ghosh
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1788) by Edward Gibbon
Cold Comfort Farm (1932) by Stella Gibbons
A Mass for the Dead (1968) by William Gibson
Pattern Recognition (2003) by William Gibson
The Epic of Gilgamesh (0) by Gilgamesh Poet
Howl and Other Poems (1956) by Allen Ginsberg
The Little Virtues (1962) by Natalia Ginzburg
Passing the Time in Ballymenone (1982) by Henry Glassie
Faust I & II (1808) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Italian Journey: 1786-1788 (1816) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh (2008) by Vincent van Gogh
Dead Souls (1842) by Nikolai Gogol
Lord of the Flies (1954) by William Golding
Darwin's Dreampond: Drama on Lake Victoria (1998) by Tijs Goldschmidt
Oblomov (1859) by Ivan Goncharov
Pages from the Goncourt Journal (1962) by Edmond de Goncourt
There Is a World Elsewhere (1998) by F. Gonzalez-Crussi
The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History (1980) by Stephen Jay Gould
The Wind in the Willows (1908) by Kenneth Grahame
Personal History (1997) by Katharine Graham
The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (1886) by Ulysses S. Grant
The Tin Drum (1959) by Günter Grass
Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography (1929) by Robert Graves
Autobiography of a Face (1994) by Lucy Grealy
The End of the Affair (1951) by Graham Greene
The Power and the Glory (1940) by Graham Greene
The Third Man (1949) by Graham Greene
The dead of the house (1996) by Hannah Green
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales (1812) by Jacob Grimm
The Firm (1991) by John Grisham
The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth (1973) by Roy Andries De Groot
Life and Fate (1984) by Vasily Grossman
Time and the Art of Living (1982) by Robert Grudin
The Little World of Don Camillo (1948) by Giovannino Guareschi
Hiroshima Diary: The Journal of a Japanese Physician, August 6-September 30, 1945 (1955) by Michihiko Hachiya
I Was a Stranger (1977) by Sir John Winthrop Hackett
The Arabian Nights II Sindbad and Other Popular Stories (1637) by Husain Haddawy
The All of It (1986) by Jeannette Haien
The Best and the Brightest (1972) by David Halberstam
String Too Short to Be Saved (1979) by Donald Hall
A Drinking Life: A Memoir (1994) by Pete Hamill
The Maltese Falcon (1930) by Dashiell Hammett
A Romantic Education (1981) by Patricia Hampl
Hunger (1890) by Knut Hamsun
A Sorrow Beyond Dreams (1972) by Peter Handke
84, Charing Cross Road (1970) by Helene Hanff
Sleepless Nights (1979) by Elizabeth Hardwick
Jude the Obscure (1895) by Thomas Hardy
Forests: The Shadow of Civilization (1992) by Robert Pogue Harrison
The Silence of the Lambs (1991) by Thomas Harris
Act One: An Autobiography (1960) by Moss Hart
The Essential Haiku: Versions of Bashō, Buson, and Issa (1994) by Robert Hass
Nathaniel Hawthorne : Tales and Sketches (Library of America) (1837) by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Scarlet Letter (1850) by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Adam's Task: Calling Animals by Name (1986) by Vicki Hearne
Blue Highways: A Journey into America (1982) by William Least Heat-Moon
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961) by Robert A. Heinlein
Catch-22 (1961) by Joseph Heller
Something Happened (1974) by Joseph Heller
A Farewell to Arms (1929) by Ernest Hemingway
In Our Time (1925) by Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea (1950) by Ernest Hemingway
Dune (1965) by Frank Herbert
The Histories (420 BCE) by Herodotus
Zen in the Art of Archery (1948) by Eugen Herrigel
All Creatures Great and Small (1972) by James Herriot
Dispatches (1977) by Michael Herr
My Past and Thoughts: The Memoirs of Alexander Herzen (Complete) (1996) by Alexandre Herzen
The Glass Bead Game (1943) by Hermann Hesse
Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft (1948) by Thor Heyerdahl
An Infamous Army (1937) by Georgette Heyer
The Destruction of Lord Raglan : A Tragedy of the Crimean War, 1854-55 (1984) by Christopher Hibbert
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1955) by Patricia Highsmith
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1934) by James Hilton
A Rage in Harlem (1957) by Chester Himes
The Mouse and His Child (1967) by Russell Hoban
Alan Turing: The Enigma (1983) by Andrew Hodges
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1946) by Eric Hodgins
Gödel, Escher, Bach : An Eternal Golden Braid (1979) by Douglas Hofstadter
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (1824) by James Hogg
Holmes-Laski letters; the correspondence of Mr. Justice Holmes and Harold J. Laski, 1916-1935 (1963) by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Dr. Johnson & Mr. Savage (1993) by Richard Holmes
Footsteps: adventures of a romantic biographer (1985) by Richard Holmes
The Iliad (750 BCE) by Homer
The Odyssey (750 BCE) by Homer
The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1918) by Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Odes of Horace (23 BCE) by Horace
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. Vol. 1, Indians and Spain. Vol. 2, Mexico and the United States. 2 vols. in one (1960) by Paul Horgan
Ten Years in the Tub (2013) by Nick Hornby
Rogue Male (1939) by Geoffrey Household
We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance (1955) by David Howarth
World of Our Fathers (1976) by Irving Howe
A High Wind in Jamaica (1929) by Richard Hughes
The Fatal Shore (1986) by Robert Hughes
Les Misérables (1862) by Victor Hugo
The Waning of the Middle Ages (1919) by Johan Huizinga
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) by Zora Neale Hurston
Brave New World (1932) by Aldous Huxley
In the Vineyard of the Text: A Commentary to Hugh's Didascalicon (1991) by Ivan Illich
The World According to Garp (1978) by John Irving
The Berlin Stories (1945) by Christopher Isherwood
The Remains of the Day (1989) by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Haunting of Hill House (1959) by Shirley Jackson
Life Among the Savages (1953) by Shirley Jackson
The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961) by Jane Jacobs
Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts (2007) by Clive James
Beyond a Boundary (1963) by C. L. R. James
The Aspern Papers (1888) by Henry James
The Portrait of a Lady (1881) by Henry James
Collected Ghost Stories (1931) by M. R. James
A Taste for Death (1986) by P. D. James
The Selected Letters of William James (1961) by William James
The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902) by William James
The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind (1976) by Julian Jaynes
Heat and Dust (1975) by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Harold and the Purple Crayon (1955) by Crockett Johnson
A Johnson Reader (1964) by Samuel Johnson
A False Spring (1975) by Pat Jordan
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) by James Joyce
Ulysses (1922) by James Joyce
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