1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

1,324 Works 7,211,356 Books 134,645 Reviews ½ 3.9
From the book by Peter Boxall.
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WorkCategoryYear
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2018 Edition
H(A)PPY by Nicola Barker
2018 Edition
The Circle by Dave Eggers
2018 Edition
The Story of the Lost Child: Neapolitan Novels, Book Four by Elena Ferrante
2018 Edition
The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
2018 Edition
10:04 by Ben Lerner
2018 Edition
H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
2018 Edition
A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
2018 Edition
Winter by Ali Smith
2018 Edition
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
2018 Edition
Blood and Guts in High School by Kathy Acker
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
2010/2012 Edition
In the Heart of the Seas by Shmuel Yosef Agnon
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Rashomon and Other Stories by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
La Regenta by Leopoldo Alas
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Little Women / Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Broad and Alien is the World by Ciro Alegría
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Man with the Golden Arm by Nelson Algren
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Fantômas by Marcel Allain
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon by Jorge Amado
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Tent of Miracles by Jorge Amado
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Cause for Alarm by Eric Ambler
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Old Devils by Kingsley Amis
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
I'm Not Scared by Niccolò Ammaniti
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Commandant by Jessica Anderson
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Bosnian Chronicle by Ivo Andrić
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Ashes and Diamonds by Jerzy Andrzejewski
2008/2010/2012 Edition
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Amadis of Gaul by Anónimo
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes by Anónimo
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights (Penguin Classics) by Anonymous
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Fado Alexandrino by António Lobo Antunes
2008/2010/2012 Edition
War with the Newts by Karel Čapek
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Golden Ass by Apuleius
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Bells of Basel by Louis Aragon
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Twilight Years by Sawako Ariyoshi
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Green Hat by Michael Arlen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Foundation by Isaac Asimov
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Obabakoak by Bernardo Atxaga
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Invisible by Paul Auster
2010/2012 Edition
The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Crash by J. G. Ballard
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Lost Illusions by Honoré de Balzac
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Crow Road by Iain Banks
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Sea by John Banville
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
2010/2012 Edition
Hell by Henri Barbusse
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Silk by Alessandro Baricco
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Regeneration by Pat Barker
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Nightwood by Djuna Barnes
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Flaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
2012 Edition
The Dead Father by Donald Barthelme
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Floating Opera by John Barth
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Giles Goat-Boy by John Barth
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Alamut by Vladimir Bartol
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio Bassani
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Abbot C by Georges Bataille
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Blue of Noon by Georges Bataille
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Story of the Eye by Georges Bataille
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The House of Ulloa by Emilia Pardo Bazán
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Jacob the Liar by Jurek Becker
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Malone Dies by Samuel Beckett
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Molloy by Samuel Beckett
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Murphy by Samuel Beckett
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Vathek by William Beckford
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Oroonoko by Aphra Behn
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Dangling Man by Saul Bellow
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Herzog by Saul Bellow
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Humboldt's Gift by Saul Bellow
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Under Satan's Sun by Georges Bernanos
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Extinction by Thomas Bernhard
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Death Sentence by Maurice Blanchot
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Billiards at Half-Past Nine by Heinrich Böll
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Group Portrait With Lady by Heinrich Böll
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
2666 by Roberto Bolaño
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz Borowski
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Essays in Love by Alain de Botton
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Eva Trout by Elizabeth Bowen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
To the North by Elizabeth Bowen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Willard and His Bowling Trophies: A Perverse Mystery by Richard Brautigan
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Arcanum 17 by André Breton
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Nadja by André Breton
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Dry White Season by André Brink
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Death of Virgil by Hermann Broch
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Guiltless by Hermann Broch
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
A World for Julius by Alfredo Bryce Echenique
2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Inside Mr. Enderby by Anthony Burgess
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Camilla by Fanny Burney
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Evelina by Frances Burney
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Junky by William S. Burroughs
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Erewhon by Samuel Butler
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Tartar Steppe by Dino Buzzati
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
2010/2012 Edition
The Virgin in the Garden by A.S. Byatt
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
A House in the Uplands by Erskine Caldwell
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Path to the Spiders' Nests by Italo Calvino
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Plague by Albert Camus
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt by Albert Camus
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Stranger by Albert Camus
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Auto-da-Fé by Elias Canetti
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories by Truman Capote
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Kingdom of This World by Alejo Carpentier
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Bebo's Girl by Carlo Cassola
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Conquest of New Spain by Bernal Díaz del Castillo
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Solitude by Víctor Català
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Professor's House by Willa Cather
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Hive by Camilo José Cela
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Journey to the Alcarria: Travels Through the Spanish Countryside by Camilo José Cela
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Soldiers of Salamis by Javier Cercas
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Trials of Persiles and Sigismunda by Miguel de Cervantes
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
On the Black Hill by Bruce Chatwin
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Monkey by Wu Ch'eng-en
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
On the Heights of Despair by E. M. Cioran
2008/2010/2012 Edition
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Sorrow of Belgium by Hugo Claus
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Fanny Hill, or, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Céline
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Holy Terrors by Jean Cocteau
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Dusklands by J. M. Coetzee
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
In the Heart of the Country by J. M. Coetzee
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Waiting for the Barbarians by J. M. Coetzee
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Belle du Seigneur by Albert Cohen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Claudine's House by Colette
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Nostromo by Joseph Conrad
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Lion of Flanders by Hendrik Conscience
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Pricksongs & Descants: Fictions by Robert Coover
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Eline Vere by Louis Couperus
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Arcadia by Jim Crace
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Enormous Room by E. E. Cummings
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Hours by Michael Cunningham
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Disappearance by David Dabydeen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Child of Pleasure by Gabriele D'Annunzio
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Fifth Business by Robertson Davies
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The End of the Story by Lydia Davis
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernières
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Heretic by Miguel Delibes
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Underworld by Don DeLillo
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
White Noise by Don DeLillo
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Thomas of Reading by Thomas Deloney
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Viceroys by Federico De Roberto
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
2008/2010/2012 Edition
All About H. Hatterr by G. V. Desani
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Jacques the Fatalist by Denis Diderot
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Nun by Denis Diderot
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Rameau's Nephew by Denis Diderot
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Democracy by Joan Didion
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Bitter Glass by Eilís Dillon
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Paradise of the Blind by Thu Hương Dương
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Book of Daniel: A Novel by E. L. Doctorow
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Ragtime: A Novel by E. L. Doctorow
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Stone Junction by Jim Dodge
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Asphodel by Hilda Doolittle
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
U.S.A. by John Dos Passos
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Demons by Fyodor Dostoevsky
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Fool's Gold by Maro Douka
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture by Apostolos Doxiadis
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Radiant Way by Margaret Drabble
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Judge and His Hangman by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Hallucinating Foucault by Patricia Duncker
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Lover by Marguerite Duras
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Ravishing of Lol Stein by Marguerite Duras
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Vice Consul by Marguerite Duras
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Justine by Lawrence Durrell
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Quest by Frederik van Eeden
2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
2012 Edition
Adam Bede by George Eliot
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Silas Marner by George Eliot
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Cheese by Willem Elsschot
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Deep River by Shūsaku Endō
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Silence by Shūsaku Endō
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Gathering by Anne Enright
2010/2012 Edition
The Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Moscow Circles by Venedikt Erofeev
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Celestial Harmonies by Péter Esterházy
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
2012 Edition
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Under the Skin by Michel Faber
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Astradeni by Eugenia Fakinou
2008/2010/2012 Edition
In a Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Siege of Krishnapur by J. G. Farrell
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Singapore Grip by J. G. Farrell
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Troubling Love by Elena Ferrante
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Wars by Timothy Findley
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Bouvard and Pécuchet by Gustave Flaubert
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Stechlin by Theodor Fontane
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Faces in the Water by Janet Frame
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Thaïs by Anatole France
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Blindness of the Heart by Julia Franck
2010/2012 Edition
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
2012 Edition
Simon and the Oaks by Marianne Fredriksson
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Hideous Kinky by Esther Freud
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Homo Faber by Max Frisch
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
I'm Not Stiller by Max Frisch
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Death of Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Recognitions by William Gaddis
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Memory of Fire, Volume 1: Genesis by Eduardo Galeano
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Trick is to Keep Breathing by Janice Galloway
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
2008/2010/2012 Edition
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Promise at Dawn by Romain Gary
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Roots of Heaven by Romain Gary
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Legend by David Gemmell
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Triple Mirror of the Self by Zulfikar Ghose
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Neuromancer by William Gibson
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Les faux-monnayeurs by André Gide
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Fruits of the Earth by André Gide
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Immoralist by André Gide
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Strait is the Gate by André Gide
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
New Grub Street by George Gissing
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Caleb Williams by William Godwin
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Elective Affinities by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Dead Souls by Nikolai Vassilievitx Gogol
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Nose by Nikolaj Gogol
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Burger's Daughter by Nadine Gordimer
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
July's People by Nadine Gordimer
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Mother by Maxim Gorki
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Artamonov Business by Maxim Gorky
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Marks of Identity by Juan Goytisolo
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Opposing Shore by Julien Gracq
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Cat and Mouse by Günter Grass
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Dog Years by Günter Grass
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Tin Drum by Günter Grass
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Lanark by Alasdair Gray
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Eclipse of the Crescent Moon by Géza Gárdonyi
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Quiet American by Graham Greene
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Back by Henry Green
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Blindness by Henry Green
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Living by Henry Green
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Loving by Henry Green
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Simplicissimus by Johann Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Diary of a Nobody by George Grossmith
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Memories of Rain: A Novel by Sunetra Gupta
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Dirty Havana Trilogy by Pedro Juan Gutiérrez
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Forever a Stranger and Other Stories by Hella S. Haase
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav Hašek
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Hunger by Knut Hamsun
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Afternoon of a Writer by Peter Handke
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Left-Handed Woman by Peter Handke
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
2012 Edition
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Love in Excess by Eliza Haywood
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The First Garden by Anne Hébert
2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Question of Power by Bessie Head
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Blind Owl by Ṣādiq Hidāyat
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Margot and the Angels by Kristien Hemmerechts
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Nowhere Man: The Pronek Fantasies by Aleksandar Hemon
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Reasons to Live by Amy Hempel
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Martín Fierro by José Hernández
2008/2010/2012 Edition
The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
Camera obscura by Hildebrand
2008/2010/2012 Edition
Blind Man with a Pistol by Chester Himes
2006/2008/2010/2012 Edition
A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines
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The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson
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Fatelessness by Imre Kertész
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Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey
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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
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From the book by Peter Boxall. (English, Member-written)
Eine liste von Peter Boxhall: 1001 Bücher Deutsche Ausgabe: 1001 Bücher, die Sie lesen sollten, bevor das Leben vorbei ist (2007) (German, Member-written)

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die is a literary referente book compiled by over one hundred literary critics worldwide and edited by Peter Boxall, Professor of English at Sussex University,[with an introduction by Peter Ackroyd. Each title is accompanied by a brief synopsis and critique briefly explaining why the book was chosen. Some entries have illustrations.

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