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52 Pick-Up by Elmore LeonardCrime
Absolute Beginners by Colin MacInnesState of the nation
The Accidental Tourist by Anne TylerLove
According to Queeney by Beryl BainbridgeComedy
Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle by Vladimir NabokovScience Fiction & Fantasy
Adam Bede by George EliotLove
The Adventures of Augie March by Saul BellowComedy
The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom by Tobias SmollettComedy
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainWar and travel
The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle {complete} by Tobias SmollettComedy
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark TwainState of the nation
Affinity by Sarah WatersScience Fiction & Fantasy
The African Queen by C. S. ForesterWar and travel
After London: Or, Wild England by Richard JefferiesScience Fiction & Fantasy
Afternoon Men by Anthony PowellState of the nation
The Age of Innocence by Edith WhartonLove
Air: Or, Have Not Have by Geoff RymanScience Fiction & Fantasy
Alberta and Jacob by Cora SandelFamily and self
Ali and Nino by Kurban SaidLove
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis CarrollScience Fiction & Fantasy
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueWar and travel
All Souls' Day by Cees NooteboomLove
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthyWar and travel
Alms for Oblivion, Volume 1 by Simon RavenComedy
I Am Legend by Richard MathesonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael ChabonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Ambassadors by Henry JamesFamily and self
American Gods by Neil GaimanScience Fiction & Fantasy
American Pastoral by Philip RothState of the nation
American Psycho by Bret Easton EllisCrime
An American Tragedy by Theodore DreiserCrime
Amongst Women by John McGahernState of the nation
And Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieCrime
Andersonville by MacKinlay KantorWar and travel
The Andromeda Strain by Michael CrichtonCrime
Angel by Elizabeth TaylorFamily and self
Anglo-Saxon Attitudes by Angus WilsonComedy
Animal Farm by George OrwellState of the Nation
Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyLove
Anthills of the Savannah by Chinua AchebeState of the nation
Any Human Heart by William BoydFamily and self
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules VerneWar and travel
Arturo's Island by Elsa MoranteLove
As I Lay Dying by William FaulknerFamily and self
Ascent by Jed MercurioScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W. E. BowmanComedy
The Asphalt Jungle by W. R. BurnettCrime
The Assistant by Bernard MalamudFamily and self
Asterix the Gaul by René GoscinnyWar and travel
At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'BrienFamily and self
Atonement by Ian McEwanLove
Augustus Carp, Esq., By Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man by Henry Howarth BashfordComedy
Austerlitz by W. G. SebaldWar and travel
Auto-da-Fé by Elias CanettiWar and travel
The Awakening by Kate ChopinFamily and self
Babbitt by Sinclair LewisState of the nation
Ballet Shoes by Noel StreatfeildFamily and self
The Bamboo Bed by William EastlakeWar and travel
Barchester Towers by Anthony TrollopeComedy
The Baron in the Trees by Italo CalvinoScience Fiction & Fantasy
Barry Lyndon by William Makepeace ThackerayComedy
The Beach by Alex GarlandWar and travel
The Beast Must Die by Nicholas BlakeCrime
The Beast Within by Émile ZolaState of the nation
Beauty and Sadness by Yasunari KawabataLove
Before Lunch by Angela ThirkellComedy
The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose by Alice MunroFamily and self
Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate AtkinsonFamily and self
Being Dead by Jim CraceFamily and self
Bel-Ami by Guy de MaupassantState of the nation
The Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathFamily and self
The Belles Lettres Papers by Charles SimmonsComedy
Beloved by Toni MorrisonScience Fiction & Fantasy
A Bend in the River by V. S. NaipaulState of the nation
Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred DöblinState of the nation
The Betrothed by Alessandro ManzoniState of the nation
Beyond Black by Hilary MantelScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Big Blowdown by George PelecanosCrime
The Big Nowhere by James EllroyCrime
The Big Sleep by Raymond ChandlerCrime
Billy Liar by Keith WaterhouseState of the nation
Birdsong by Sebastian FaulksWar and travel
Black and Blue by Ian RankinCrime
Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse by Anna SewellWar and travel
Black Mischief by Evelyn WaughComedy
The Black Prince by Iris MurdochFamily and self
Black Sunday by Thomas HarrisCrime
Blacklist by Sara ParetskyCrime
The Blackwater Lightship by Colm TóibínFamily and self
Bleak House by Charles DickensState of the nation
The Blind Assassin by Margaret AtwoodScience Fiction & Fantasy
Blindness by José SaramagoScience Fiction & Fantasy
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthyWar and travel
Blood Shot by Sara ParetskyCrime
Blott on the Landscape by Tom SharpeComedy
The Blue Flower by Penelope FitzgeraldLove
The Blue Room by Georges SimenonCrime
The Bluest Eye by Toni MorrisonFamily and self
Bold as Love by Gwyneth JonesScience Fiction & Fantasy
Bomber by Len DeightonWar and travel
Bones and Silence by Reginald HillCrime
The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom WolfeState of the nation
Bonjour Tristesse by Françoise SaganLove
The Book of Daniel by E. L. DoctorowState of the nation
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan KunderaLove
The Book of the New Sun by Gene WolfeScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl BainbridgeComedy
The Bourne Identity by Robert LudlumCrime
Bouvard and Pécuchet by Gustave FlaubertComedy
Brave New World by Aldous HuxleyScience Fiction & Fantasy
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman CapoteLove
Breakfast of Champions by Kurt VonnegutComedy
Breathing Lessons by Anne TylerLove
Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheonComedy
Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen FieldingComedy
Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerneyComedy
Brighton Rock by Graham GreeneCrime
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor DostoyevskyFamily and self
Buddenbrooks by Thomas MannFamily and self
The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif KureishiFamily and self
Burmese Days by George OrwellWar and travel
The Butcher Boy by Patrick McCabeScience Fiction & Fantasy
By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept by Elizabeth SmartLove
The Caine Mutiny by Herman WoukWar and travel
Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset MaughamComedy
Call It Sleep by Henry RothFamily and self
The Call of the Wild by Jack LondonWar and travel
Camp Concentration by Thomas M. DischScience Fiction & Fantasy
Candide by VoltaireWar and travel
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.Science Fiction & Fantasy
Caprice by Ronald FirbankComedy
Captain Blood by Rafael SabatiniWar and travel
I Capture the Castle by Dodie SmithLove
Carrie's War by Nina BawdenWar and travel
The Case of Comrade Tulayev by Victor SergeState of the nation
The Case of the Abominable Snowman by Nicholas BlakeCrime
The Case of the Gilded Fly by Edmund CrispinComedy
Casino Royale by Ian FlemingCrime
The Castafiore Emerald by HergéWar and travel
The Castle by Franz KafkaComedy
The Castle of Otranto by Horace WalpoleScience Fiction & Fantasy
Castle Rackrent by Maria EdgeworthState of the nation
Cat's Eye by Margaret AtwoodFamily and self
Catch-22 by Joseph HellerComedy
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. SalingerFamily and self
Changing Places by David LodgeComedy
Charade by John MortimerComedy
The Charterhouse of Parma by StendhalWar and travel
The Chateau by William MaxwellFamily and self
Cheese by Willem ElsschotComedy
The Child in Time by Ian McEwanLove
Childhood's End by Arthur C. ClarkeScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Children of Men by P. D. JamesScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Children of the New Forest by Captain Frederick MarryatWar and travel
Chronicle in Stone by Ismail KadareState of the nation
The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. LewisScience Fiction & Fantasy
Chéri by ColetteLove
Cider with Rosie by Laurie LeeFamily and self
Clarissa, or, The History of a Young Lady by Samuel RichardsonLove
Claudine at School by ColetteLove
Clayhanger by Arnold BennettState of the nation
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessScience Fiction & Fantasy
Cloud Atlas by David MitchellScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Code of the Woosters by P. G. WodehouseComedy
Cold Comfort Farm by Stella GibbonsComedy
Cold Mountain by Charles FrazierWar and travel
The Color Purple by Alice WalkerFamily and self
The Colour of Magic by Terry PratchettScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Coming Race by Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron LyttonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Commitments by Roddy DoyleComedy
The Compleet Molesworth by Geoffrey WillansComedy
The Complete Maus by Art SpiegelmanWar and travel
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy TooleComedy
Confederates by Thomas KeneallyWar and travel
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark TwainScience Fiction & Fantasy
Consider Phlebas by Iain M. BanksScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Constant Gardener by John le CarréCrime
Cop Hater by Ed McBainCrime
The Corrections by Jonathan FranzenState of the nation
Count Belisarius by Robert GravesWar and travel
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas pèreCrime
The Counterfeiters by André GideState of the nation
Couples by John UpdikeState of the nation
Covenant with Death by John HarrisWar and travel
Cover Her Face by P. D. JamesCrime
The Crab with the Golden Claws by HergéWar and travel
Cranford by Elizabeth GaskellState of the nation
Crash by J. G. BallardScience Fiction & Fantasy
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyCrime
The Crime of Father Amaro by José Maria Eça de QueirósCrime
Crome Yellow by Aldous HuxleyLove
The Crow Road by Iain BanksFamily and self
The Cruel Sea by Nicholas MonsarratWar and travel
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan PatonState of the nation
The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas PynchonCrime
Cryptonomicon by Neal StephensonWar and travel
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonComedy
A Dance to the Music of Time: First Movement, Spring by Anthony PowellComedy
Daniel Deronda by George EliotLove
A Dark-Adapted Eye by Barbara VineCrime
Darkmans by Nicola BarkerScience Fiction & Fantasy
Darkness at Noon by Arthur KoestlerWar and travel
Darkness Falls from the Air by Nigel BalchinWar and travel
Darwin's Radio by Greg BearScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Daughter of Time by Josephine TeyCrime
Day by A. L. KennedyWar and travel
The Day of the Jackal by Frederick ForsythCrime
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael WestState of the nation
The Day of the Triffids by John WyndhamScience Fiction & Fantasy
Dead Lagoon by Michael DibdinCrime
Dead Souls by Nikolai GogolComedy
Death and the Penguin by Andreï KourkovComedy
Death at the President's Lodging by Michael InnesCrime
Death in Summer by William TrevorFamily and self
Death in Venice by Thomas MannLove
Death of a Hero by Richard AldingtonWar and travel
The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth BowenLove
The Death of Virgil by Hermann BrochFamily and self
The Debacle by Émile ZolaWar and travel
The Debt to Pleasure by John LanchesterComedy
Decline and Fall by Evelyn WaughComedy
Deliverance by James DickeyWar and travel
Delta of Venus by Anaïs NinLove
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter MosleyCrime
The Devil to Pay in the Backlands by João Guimarães RosaWar and travel
Diary of a Mad Old Man by Jun'ichirō TanizakiLove
The Diary of a Nobody by George GrossmithComedy
Diary of a Provincial Lady by E. M. DelafieldComedy
Dirty Tricks by Michael DibdinCrime
Disgrace by J. M. CoetzeeState of the nation
Dissolution by C. J. SansomCrime
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. DickScience Fiction & Fantasy
Doctor Zhivago by Boris PasternakLove
Dolores Claiborne by Stephen KingCrime
Dom Casmurro by Machado de AssisLove
Dombey and Son by Charles DickensState of the nation
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraComedy
Double Indemnity by James M. CainCrime
Dracula by Bram StokerScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Driver's Seat by Muriel SparkComedy
The Drowned World by J. G. BallardScience Fiction & Fantasy
A Dry White Season by André BrinkState of the nation
Dune by Frank HerbertScience Fiction & Fantasy
Earthly Powers by Anthony BurgessState of the nation
East Lynne by Ellen WoodLove
East of Eden by John SteinbeckFamily and self
The Echoing Grove by Rosamond LehmannLove
Effi Briest by Theodor FontaneState of the nation
The Egoist by George MeredithLove
The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R. DelanyScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Elementary Particles by Michel HouellebecqScience Fiction & Fantasy
Elmer Gantry by Sinclair LewisState of the nation
Emma by Jane AustenLove
Empire of the Sun by J. G. BallardWar and travel
The End of the Affair by Graham GreeneLove
The End of the World News by Anthony BurgessScience Fiction & Fantasy
Enduring Love by Ian McEwanCrime
Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis SingerLove
England, Their England by A. G. MacdonellComedy
The English Patient by Michael OndaatjeLove
Enigma by Robert HarrisWar and travel
Ennui by Maria EdgeworthComedy
Epileptic by David B.Family and self
Epitaph for a Spy by Eric AmblerCrime
Erewhon by Samuel ButlerScience Fiction & Fantasy
Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de BalzacFamily and self
Evelina by Frances BurneyFamily and self
Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran FoerWar and travel
Excellent Women by Barbara PymComedy
Exit Music by Ian RankinCrime
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias SmollettComedy
Extinction by Thomas BernhardFamily and self
The Face of Another by Kōbō AbeFamily and self
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyScience Fiction & Fantasy
Fair Stood the Wind for France by H. E. BatesWar and travel
A Fairy Tale of New York by J. P. DonleavyComedy
Family Matters by Rohinton MistryFamily and self
The Family Moskat by Isaac Bashevis SingerFamily and self
The Famished Road by Ben OkriScience Fiction & Fantasy
Fantômas by Marcel AllainCrime
A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel SparkComedy
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas HardyLove
The Far Pavilions by M. M. KayeLove
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest HemingwayLove
A Fatal Inversion by Barbara VineCrime
Fatherland by Robert HarrisCrime
Fathers and Sons by Ivan TurgenevFamily and self
The Female Man by Joanna RussScience Fiction & Fantasy
Fight Club by Chuck PalahniukScience Fiction & Fantasy
A Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryState of the nation
Fingersmith by Sarah WatersCrime
Finnegans Wake by James JoyceComedy
Fireflies by Shiva NaipaulComedy
A Flag for Sunrise by Robert StoneWar and travel
Flashman by George MacDonald FraserWar and travel
Flaubert's Parrot by Julian BarnesComedy
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesScience Fiction & Fantasy
For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest HemingwayWar and travel
Foreign Affairs by Alison LurieLove
The Forever War by Joe HaldemanScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Fortunes of Richard Mahony by Henry Handel RichardsonFamily and self
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto EcoScience Fiction & Fantasy
Foundation by Isaac AsimovScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca WestFamily and self
The Four Just Men by Edgar WallaceCrime
Frankenstein by Mary ShelleyScience Fiction & Fantasy
The French Lieutenant's Woman by John FowlesLove
Friday the Rabbi Slept Late by Harry KemelmanCrime
The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. HigginsCrime
From Here to Eternity by James JonesWar and travel
Frost in May by Antonia WhiteFamily and self
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison BechdelFamily and self
G. by John BergerFamily and self
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Giorgio BassaniLove
Gargantua And Pantagruel by François RabelaisScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Gathering by Anne EnrightFamily and self
GB84 by David PeaceState of the nation
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes -and- But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes: The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady by Anita LoosLove
Germinal by Émile ZolaState of the nation
Get Shorty by Elmore LeonardCrime
The Getaway by Jim ThompsonCrime
Gil Blas by Alain René Le SageComedy
Gilead by Marilynne RobinsonLove
Giovanni's Room by James BaldwinLove
A Girl in Winter by Philip LarkinState of the nation
Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas CouplandScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel SparkComedy
The Glass Bead Game by Hermann HesseScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Glass Key by Dashiell HammettCrime
A Glastonbury Romance by John Cowper PowysScience Fiction & Fantasy
Go Tell It on the Mountain by James BaldwinState of the nation
The Go-Between by L. P. HartleyLove
The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyFamily and self
God's Bits of Wood by Ousmane SembeneState of the nation
The Godfather by Mario PuzoCrime
The Golden Notebook by Doris LessingFamily and self
Goldfinger by Ian FlemingCrime
Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellLove
Good Behaviour by Molly KeaneFamily and self
The Good Companions by J. B. PriestleyFamily and self
A Good Man in Africa by William BoydComedy
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox FordLove
The Good Soldier Svejk by Jaroslav HašekWar and travel
Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher IsherwoodState of the nation
Gorky Park by Martin Cruz SmithCrime
The Graduate by Charles WebbLove
Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-FournierLove
The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckState of the nation
The Grass Is Singing by Doris LessingState of the nation
Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas PynchonWar and travel
Great Apes by Will SelfComedy
Great Expectations by Charles DickensFamily and self
The Great Fortune by Olivia ManningWar and travel
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldLove
The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips OppenheimCrime
Green Mansions by W. H. HudsonLove
Greenmantle by John BuchanCrime
The Group by Mary McCarthyState of the nation
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan SwiftWar and travel
A Gun for Sale by Graham GreeneCrime
The Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLeanWar and travel
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn WaughComedy
Handley Cross by R. S. SurteesComedy
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Hanging Garden by Ian RankinCrime
Hangover Square by Patrick HamiltonCrime
Hard Revolution by George P. PelecanosCrime
Hard Times by Charles DickensState of the nation
The Harpole Report by J. L. CarrComedy
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. RowlingScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley JacksonScience Fiction & Fantasy
Headlong Hall by Thomas Love PeacockState of the nation
The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora CarringtonComedy
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullersLove
Heart of Darkness by Joseph ConradWar and travel
A Heart So White by Javier MaríasLove
The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth BowenLove
Heavy Weather by P. G. WodehouseComedy
Hello Summer, Goodbye by Michael G. ConeyScience Fiction & Fantasy
Herland by Charlotte Perkins GilmanScience Fiction & Fantasy
Herzog by Saul BellowFamily and self
Hideous Kinky by Esther FreudFamily and self
High Fidelity by Nick HornbyComedy
A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard HughesWar and travel
His Dark Materials by Philip PullmanScience Fiction & Fantasy
History by Elsa MoranteWar and travel
The History Man by Malcolm BradburyComedy
The History of Mr. Polly by H. G. WellsFamily and self
The History of Pompey the Little by Francis CoventryWar and travel
A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters by Julian BarnesComedy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Hobbit by J. R. R. TolkienScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Holy Terrors by Jean CocteauFamily and self
The Home and the World by Rabindranath TagoreState of the nation
The Horse's Mouth by Joyce CaryComedy
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleCrime
A House for Mr Biswas by V. S. NaipaulFamily and self
House of Leaves by Mark Z. DanielewskiScience Fiction & Fantasy
The House of Mirth by Edith WhartonState of the nation
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel HawthorneScience Fiction & Fantasy
How Green Was My Valley by Richard LlewellynFamily and self
How Late It Was, How Late by James KelmanState of the nation
How the Dead Live by Will SelfScience Fiction & Fantasy
Howards End by E. M. ForsterFamily and self
The Human Comedy by Honoré de BalzacState of the nation
The Human Stain by Philip RothState of the nation
Humboldt's Gift by Saul BellowFamily and self
Hunger by Knut HamsunFamily and self
The Hunters by James SalterWar and travel
Hurrah for St. Trinian's and Other Lapses by Ronald SearleComedy
Hyperion by Dan SimmonsScience Fiction & Fantasy
I'll Go to Bed at Noon by Gerard WoodwardFamily and self
An Ice-Cream War by William BoydWar and travel
The Idiot by Fyodor DostoyevskyState of the nation
If Not Now, When? by Primo LeviWar and travel
Illywhacker by Peter CareyComedy
The Immoralist by André GideFamily and self
In Search of Lost Time by Marcel ProustFamily and self
In the Country of Last Things by Paul AusterScience Fiction & Fantasy
Independence Day by Richard FordState of the nation
An Infamous Army by Georgette HeyerLove
Infinite Jest by David Foster WallaceComedy
The Influence by Ramsey CampbellScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Information by Martin AmisComedy
Ingenious Pain by Andrew MillerScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Insult by Rupert ThomsonScience Fiction & Fantasy
Invisible Cities by Italo CalvinoWar and travel
Invisible Man by Ralph EllisonState of the nation
Invitation to the Waltz by Rosamond LehmannFamily and self
The Ipcress File by Len DeightonCrime
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. WellsWar and travel
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter ScottWar and travel
Jacques the Fatalist by Denis DiderotComedy
Jakob von Gunten by Robert WalserScience Fiction & Fantasy
Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëLove
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris WareFamily and self
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna ClarkeScience Fiction & Fantasy
Joseph Andrews by Henry FieldingComedy
Journey into Fear by Eric AmblerCrime
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules VerneWar and travel
Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand CélineWar and travel
Joy in the Morning by P. G. WodehouseComedy
Jude the Obscure by Thomas HardyLove
A Judgement in Stone by Ruth RendellCrime
Julie, or the New Héloise by Jean-Jacques RousseauFamily and self
July's People by Nadine GordimerState of the nation
The Jungle by Upton SinclairState of the nation
Jurassic Park by Michael CrichtonCrime
Just William by Richmal CromptonComedy
Justine by Lawrence DurrellWar and travel
A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry HinesState of the nation
Kidnapped by Robert Louis StevensonWar and travel
Kim by Rudyard KiplingCrime
A Kind of Loving by Stan BarstowState of the nation
Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerScience Fiction & Fantasy
The King of Torts by John GrishamCrime
King Solomon's Carpet by Barbara VineCrime
King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider HaggardWar and travel
The Kingdom of This World by Alejo CarpentierState of the nation
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniWar and travel
The L-Shaped Room by Lynne Reid BanksFamily and self
L. A. Confidential by James EllroyCrime
Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth BraddonCrime
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. LawrenceLove
Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison KeillorComedy
Lanark by Alasdair GrayState of the nation
Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora ThompsonFamily and self
The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony TrollopeState of the nation
Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert SelbyState of the nation
Last Seen Wearing by Colin DexterCrime
The Last September by Elizabeth BowenState of the nation
The Laughing Policeman by Maj SjöwallCrime
The League of Frightened Men by Rex StoutCrime
The Lecturer's Tale by James HynesComedy
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le GuinScience Fiction & Fantasy
A Legacy by Sybille BedfordFamily and self
The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di LampedusaState of the nation
Less Than Angels by Barbara PymComedy
Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de LaclosLove
Life and Fate by Vasily GrossmanWar and travel
The Life and Loves of a She Devil by Fay WeldonComedy
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence SterneComedy
Life: A User's Manual by Georges PerecComedy
Light by M. John HarrisonScience Fiction & Fantasy
Light Years by James SalterLove
The Line of Beauty by Alan HollinghurstState of the nation
Little Dorrit by Charles DickensState of the nation
Little Women by Louisa May AlcottFamily and self
Little Women & Good Wives by Louisa May AlcottFamily and self
The Little World of Don Camillo by Giovannino GuareschiComedy
Live Flesh by Ruth RendellCrime
Living by Henry GreenLove
Loitering with Intent by Muriel SparkComedy
Lolita by Vladimir NabokovLove
Lolly Willowes, or The Loving Huntsman by Sylvia Townsend WarnerScience Fiction & Fantasy
London Fields by Martin AmisState of the nation
The Lonely Londoners by Sam SelvonState of the nation
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian MooreFamily and self
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtryWar and travel
The Long Goodbye by Raymond ChandlerCrime
A Long, Long Way by Sebastian BarryWar and travel
Look at Me by Anita BrooknerLove
Lord Jim by Joseph ConradWar and travel
Lord of the Flies by William GoldingScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. TolkienScience Fiction & Fantasy
Lorna Doone by R. D. BlackmoreLove
A Lost Lady by Willa CatherLove
Lost Souls by Poppy Z. BriteScience Fiction & Fantasy
Love for Lydia by H. E. BatesLove
Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy MitfordLove
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia MarquezLove
Love on the Dole by Walter GreenwoodState of the nation
Love Story by Erich SegalLove
The Loved One by Evelyn WaughComedy
The Lover by Marguerite DurasLove
Lucky Jim by Kingsley AmisComedy
Lush Life by Richard PriceCrime
The Machine Gunners by Robert WestallWar and travel
Madame Bovary by Gustave FlaubertLove
The Madman of Bergerac by Georges SimenonCrime
The Magic Mountain by Thomas MannState of the nation
The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth TarkingtonFamily and self
The Magus by John FowlesScience Fiction & Fantasy
Main Street by Sinclair LewisState of the nation
Malice Aforethought by Francis IlesCrime
Malone Dies by Samuel BeckettFamily and self
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell HammettCrime
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. DickScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Man of Property by John GalsworthyFamily and self
The Man Who Loved Children by Christina SteadFamily and self
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare by G. K. ChestertonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Man with the Golden Arm by Nelson AlgrenCrime
The Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilFamily and self
Man's Fate by André MalrauxWar and travel
The Manchurian Candidate by Richard CondonCrime
The Mandarins by Simone de BeauvoirFamily and self
Manon Lescaut by Abbé PrévostLove
Manservant and Maidservant by Ivy Compton-BurnettFamily and self
Mansfield Park by Jane AustenLove
The Map of Love by Ahdaf SoueifLove
The Mark of Zorro by Johnston McCulleyWar and travel
Married Man by Piers Paul ReadFamily and self
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles DickensComedy
Martin Eden by Jack LondonFamily and self
Mary Barton by Elizabeth GaskellFamily and self
The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric AmblerCrime
Master and Commander by Patrick O'BrianWar and travel
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail BulgakovScience Fiction & Fantasy
Master Georgie by Beryl BainbridgeWar and travel
Maurice Guest by Henry Handel RichardsonLove
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas HardyState of the nation
McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank NorrisState of the nation
Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles MaturinScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullersFamily and self
Memed, My Hawk by Yasar KemalFamily and self
Memoirs of a Gnostic Dwarf by David MadsenComedy
The Memoirs of a Survivor by Doris LessingScience Fiction & Fantasy
Men at Arms by Evelyn WaughWar and travel
Microserfs by Douglas CouplandState of the nation
Middlemarch by George EliotState of the nation
Middlesex by Jeffrey EugenidesFamily and self
Midnight's Children by Salman RushdieState of the nation
The Midwich Cuckoos by John WyndhamScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Mighty Walzer by Howard JacobsonComedy
The Military Philosophers by Anthony PowellWar and travel
The Mill on the Floss by George EliotLove
Millennium People by J. G. BallardScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Millstone by Margaret DrabbleFamily and self
The Ministry of Fear by Graham GreeneCrime
Misery by Stephen KingCrime
Mister Johnson by Joyce CaryComedy
Les Misérables by Victor HugoState of the nation
Moby Dick by Herman MelvilleWar and travel
Moll Flanders by Daniel DefoeState of the nation
Molloy by Samuel BeckettComedy
Money: A Suicide Note by Martin AmisComedy
The Monk by Matthew LewisScience Fiction & Fantasy
Monkey: A Journey to the West by David KherdianWar and travel
A Month in the Country by J. L. CarrLove
Moo by Jane SmileyComedy
The Moon and the Bonfires by Cesare PaveseState of the nation
Moon over Africa by Pamela KentLove
The Moonstone by Wilkie CollinsCrime
More Die of Heartbreak by Saul BellowLove
Morvern Callar by Alan WarnerFamily and self
Mother by Maxim GorkyState of the nation
Mother London by Michael MoorcockScience Fiction & Fantasy
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan LethemCrime
The Moviegoer by Walker PercyFamily and self
Mr Norris Changes Trains by Christopher IsherwoodComedy
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric HodginsComedy
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia WoolfFamily and self
The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha ChristieCrime
Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy L. SayersCrime
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha ChristieCrime
Music & Silence by Rose TremainLove
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du MaurierCrime
My Family and Other Animals by Gerald DurrellFamily and self
My Name Is Asher Lev by Chaim PotokFamily and self
My Name Is Red by Orhan PamukCrime
My New York Diary by Julie DoucetFamily and self
My Search for Warren Harding by Robert PlunketComedy
My Ántonia by Willa CatherLove
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann RadcliffeScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha ChristieCrime
The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories by Mark TwainComedy
The Naked and the Dead by Norman MailerWar and travel
Naked Lunch by William S. BurroughsScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoCrime
Narcissus and Goldmund by Hermann HesseFamily and self
Native Son by Richard WrightCrime
The Neon Rain by James Lee BurkeCrime
Neuromancer by William GibsonScience Fiction & Fantasy
New Grub Street by George GissingState of the nation
The New York Trilogy by Paul AusterCrime
News from Nowhere by William MorrisScience Fiction & Fantasy
Nice Work by David LodgeComedy
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles DickensComedy
The Night Sessions by Ken MacLeodScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Night Watch by Sarah WatersLove
Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love PeacockScience Fiction & Fantasy
Nights at the Circus by Angela CarterScience Fiction & Fantasy
Nightwood by Djuna BarnesLove
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George OrwellScience Fiction & Fantasy
Nineteen Seventy Four by David PeaceCrime
Nineteen Seventy Seven by David PeaceCrime
De Niro's Game by Rawi HageWar and travel
No Bed for Bacon by Caryl BrahmsComedy
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthyCrime
No Orchids for Miss Blandish by James Hadley ChaseCrime
Non-Stop by Brian AldissScience Fiction & Fantasy
North and South by Elizabeth GaskellState of the nation
Northanger Abbey by Jane AustenLove
Norwegian Wood by Haruki MurakamiLove
Nostromo by Joseph ConradWar and travel
Notes from Underground by Fyodor DostoyevskyState of the nation
Novel on Yellow Paper by Stevie SmithState of the nation
Oblomov by Ivan GoncharovComedy
The Odd Women by George GissingState of the nation
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset MaughamLove
Of Love and Hunger by Julian Maclaren-RossState of the nation
Of Mice and Men by John SteinbeckCrime
Office Politics by Wilfrid SheedComedy
Old Goriot by Honoré de BalzacFamily and self
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest HemingwayFamily and self
The Old Men at the Zoo by Angus WilsonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold BennettFamily and self
Oliver Twist by Charles DickensState of the nation
On Beauty by Zadie SmithFamily and self
On the Road by Jack KerouacWar and travel
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander SolzhenitsynState of the nation
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyFamily and self
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia MarquezWar and travel
One of Ours by Willa CatherWar and travel
Only Forward by Michael Marshall SmithScience Fiction & Fantasy
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette WintersonFamily and self
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel by George MeredithFamily and self
Orlando: A Biography by Virginia WoolfScience Fiction & Fantasy
Oroonoko by Aphra BehnState of the nation
Oscar and Lucinda by Peter CareyLove
Our Man in Havana by Graham GreeneComedy
The Painted Bird by Jerzy KosińskiWar and travel
The Painter of Signs by R. K. NarayanLove
Palace Walk by Naguib MahfouzFamily and self
Pale Fire by Vladimir NabokovComedy
Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded by Samuel RichardsonLove
Parade's End by Ford Madox FordWar and travel
The Parasites by Daphne Du MaurierLove
A Passage to India by E. M. ForsterState of the nation
Passing by Nella LarsenState of the nation
The Passion by Jeanette WintersonLove
The Passion of New Eve by Angela CarterScience Fiction & Fantasy
Patience and Sarah by Isabel MillerLove
Peace in War by Miguel de UnamunoFamily and self
Penrod by Booth TarkingtonComedy
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick SüskindCrime
Personality by Andrew O'HaganState of the nation
Persuasion by Jane AustenLove
The Piano Teacher by Elfriede JelinekLove
Piccadilly Jim by P. G. WodehouseComedy
The Pickwick Papers by Charles DickensComedy
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeFamily and self
Pictures from an Institution by Randall JarrellComedy
Pig Tales: A Novel of Lust and Transformation by Marie DarrieussecqScience Fiction & Fantasy
Pilgrimage I: Pointed Roofs / Backwater / Honeycomb by Dorothy M. RichardsonFamily and self
The Plague by Albert CamusState of the nation
Play It As It Lays by Joan DidionState of the nation
The Pledge by Friedrich DürrenmattCrime
Pnin by Vladimir NabokovComedy
Poetic Justice by Amanda CrossCrime
The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony BerkeleyCrime
The Polyglots by William GerhardieComedy
Porterhouse Blue by Tom SharpeComedy
Portnoy's Complaint by Philip RothComedy
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry JamesLove
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James JoyceFamily and self
Possession: A Romance by A. S. ByattLove
The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas by Machado de AssisState of the nation
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. CainCrime
Postmortem by Patricia CornwellCrime
The Power and the Glory by Graham GreeneFamily and self
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John IrvingFamily and self
The Prestige by Christopher PriestScience Fiction & Fantasy
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenLove
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel SparkComedy
A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice BurroughsScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Princesse de Clèves by Madame de La FayetteLove
The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony HopeWar and travel
The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James HoggScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Professor's House by Willa CatherFamily and self
Puckoon by Spike MilliganComedy
Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark TwainCrime
The Pursuit of Love by Nancy MitfordLove
Put Out More Flags by Evelyn WaughWar and travel
Quarantine by Jim CraceFamily and self
Queen Lucia by E. F. BensonComedy
A Quiet Belief in Angels by R.J. ElloryCrime
A Rabbit Omnibus by John UpdikeFamily and self
The Radetzky March by Joseph RothState of the nation
The Ragazzi by Pier Paolo PasoliniState of the nation
A Rage in Harlem by Chester HimesCrime
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert TressellState of the nation
The Rainbow by D. H. LawrenceLove
Rasselas by Samuel JohnsonWar and travel
Ratking by Michael DibdinCrime
The Reader by Bernhard SchlinkLove
Rebecca by Daphne Du MaurierLove
The Recognitions by William GaddisState of the nation
The Rector's Daughter by F. M. MayorFamily and self
The Red and the Black by StendhalState of the nation
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen CraneWar and travel
Red Dragon by Thomas HarrisCrime
Red Harvest by Dashiell HammettCrime
The Red Room by August StrindbergState of the nation
Red Shift by Alan GarnerScience Fiction & Fantasy
Regency Buck by Georgette HeyerLove
Regeneration by Pat BarkerWar and travel
The Reluctant Orphan = Orphan Bride by Sara SealeLove
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo IshiguroLove
Remembering Babylon by David MaloufState of the nation
The Remorseful Day by Colin DexterCrime
The Restraint of Beasts by Magnus MillsComedy
The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca WestState of the nation
Revelation Space by Alastair ReynoldsScience Fiction & Fantasy
Les Revenentes by Georges PerecComedy
Revolutionary Road by Richard YatesLove
A Rich Full Death by Michael DibdinCrime
Rickshaw Boy by She LaoState of the nation
The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine ChildersCrime
Riddley Walker by Russell HobanScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Rings of Saturn by W. G. SebaldWar and travel
Ringworld by Larry NivenScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Road by Cormac McCarthyScience Fiction & Fantasy
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DefoeWar and Travel
Roderick Random by Tobias SmollettComedy
Rogue Male by Geoffrey HouseholdCrime
Rogue Moon by Algis BudrysScience Fiction & Fantasy
Room at the Top by John BraineState of the nation
Room Temperature by Nicholson BakerFamily and self
A Room with a View by E. M. ForsterLove
Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress by Daniel DefoeFamily and self
Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae BrownLove
Ruth by Elizabeth GaskellLove
The Sacred Book of the Werewolf by Viktor PelevinComedy
Samarkand by Amin MaaloufLove
Sanctuary by William FaulknerCrime
The Satanic Verses by Salman RushdieScience Fiction & Fantasy
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan SillitoeState of the nation
The Savage Detectives by Roberto BolañoWar and travel
The Scar by China MiévilleScience Fiction & Fantasy
Scaramouche by Rafael SabatiniWar and travel
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneLove
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness OrczyWar and travel
Schindler's List by Thomas KeneallyWar and travel
Scoop by Evelyn WaughComedy
A Season in Sinji by J. L. CarrComedy
The Secret Adversary by Agatha ChristieCrime
The Secret Agent by Joseph ConradCrime
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 by Sue TownsendFamily and self
The Secret History by Donna TarttCrime
Sense and Sensibility by Jane AustenLove
Sentimental Education by Gustave FlaubertState of the nation
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence SterneWar and travel
I Served the King of England by Bohumil HrabalComedy
Shame by Salman RushdieState of the nation
Sharpe's Eagle by Bernard CornwellWar and travel
She by H. Rider HaggardWar and travel
The Sheltering Sky by Paul BowlesWar and travel
The Shining by Stephen KingScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Ship by C. S. ForesterWar and travel
The Shipping News by E. Annie ProulxFamily and self
Shirley by Charlotte BrontëState of the nation
The Shrimp and the Anemone by L. P. HartleyFamily and self
Sidetracked by Henning MankellCrime
The Siege of Krishnapur by J. G. FarrellWar and travel
The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan DoyleCrime
Silas Marner by George EliotState of the nation
Silence by Shūsaku EndōFamily and self
Silence of the Grave by Arnaldur IndridasonCrime
The Silent Duchess by Dacia MarianiLove
Silver Stallion by Jung-Hyo AhnWar and travel
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt VonnegutScience Fiction & Fantasy
Sister Carrie by Theodore DreiserState of the nation
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutWar and travel
The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick HamiltonWar and travel
Slouching Towards Kalamazoo by Peter De VriesComedy
Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter HøegCrime
Snow Crash by Neal StephensonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Snow Goose by Paul GallicoLove
So Long, See You Tomorrow by William MaxwellLove
Solaris by Stanisław LemScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Soldier's Art by Anthony PowellWar and travel
Solomon Gursky Was Here by Mordecai RichlerComedy
Something Fresh by P. G. WodehouseComedy
Song of Solomon by Toni MorrisonFamily and self
Sons and Lovers by D. H. LawrenceFamily and self
Sophie's Choice by William StyronWar and travel
The sorrow of war by Bao NinhWar and travel
The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheLove
The Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerFamily and self
The Sound of My Voice by Ron ButlinFamily and self
Sour Sweet by Timothy MoFamily and self
South Riding by Winifred HoltbyState of the nation
South Wind by Norman DouglasWar and travel
The Space Merchants by Frederik PohlScience Fiction & Fantasy
Spies by Michael FraynFamily and self
A Sport and a Pastime by James SalterLove
The Sportswriter by Richard FordFamily and self
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John le CarréCrime
Squire Haggard's Journal (Prion Humour Classics) by Michael GreenComedy
Star Maker by Olaf StapledonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Stars My Destination by Alfred BesterScience Fiction & Fantasy
Staying On by Paul ScottState of the nation
Steppenwolf by Hermann HesseFamily and self
Strait is the Gate by André GideLove
The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips OppenheimCrime
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Stranger by Albert CamusFamily and self
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. HeinleinScience Fiction & Fantasy
Strangers on a Train by Patricia HighsmithCrime
A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan DoyleCrime
A Suitable Boy by Vikram SethFamily and self
Suite Française by Irène NémirovskyWar and travel
Sunset Song by Lewis Grassic GibbonLove
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich RaspeWar and travel
The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan HollinghurstLove
The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David WyssFamily and self
The Sword in the Stone by T. H. WhiteScience Fiction & Fantasy
Sybil, or The Two Nations by Benjamin DisraeliState of the nation
A Tale of a Tub and Other Works by Jonathan SwiftComedy
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensState of the nation
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia HighsmithCrime
Tales of the City by Armistead MaupinComedy
Tales of the South Pacific by James A. MichenerWar and travel
A Taste for Death by P. D. JamesCrime
Teach Us to Outgrow Our Madness: Four Short Novels by Kenzaburō ŌeFamily and self
Tender is the Night by F. Scott FitzgeraldLove
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas HardyLove
Thank You, Jeeves by P. G. WodehouseComedy
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonLove
They Were Counted by Miklós BánffyState of the nation
The Thin Man by Dashiell HammettCrime
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeState of the nation
The Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienWar and travel
The Third Man by Graham GreeneCrime
The Third Policeman by Flann O'BrienScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John BuchanCrime
This Sporting Life by David StoreyState of the nation
A Thousand Acres by Jane SmileyFamily and self
The Three Coffins by John Dickson CarrCrime
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. JeromeComedy
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas pèreWar and travel
The Three Paradoxes by Paul HornschemeierFamily and self
The Three Sisters by May SinclairFamily and self
Three Soldiers by John Dos PassosWar and travel
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis CarrollScience Fiction & Fantasy
Thérèse Raquin by Émile ZolaCrime
The Time Machine by H. G. WellsScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Time of Indifference by Alberto MoraviaState of the nation
The Time Ships by Stephen BaxterScience Fiction & Fantasy
A time to be born by Dawn PowellComedy
A Time to Kill by John GrishamCrime
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Tin Drum by Günter GrassWar and travel
The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee BurkeCrime
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le CarréCrime
Tintin in Tibet by HergéWar and travel
Titmuss Regained by John MortimerComedy
Titus Groan by Mervyn PeakeScience Fiction & Fantasy
To Each His Own by Leonardo SciasciaState of the nation
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeCrime
To the Ends of the Earth: A Sea Trilogy by William GoldingWar and travel
To the Lighthouse by Virginia WoolfFamily and self
Tobacco Road by Erskine CaldwellState of the nation
Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas HughesFamily and self
Tom Jones by Henry FieldingComedy
Tono-Bungay by H. G. WellsComedy
Topper Takes a Trip by Thorne SmithComedy
The Tortoise and the Hare by Elizabeth JenkinsFamily and self
Tourist Season by Carl HiaasenCrime
Towards the End of the Morning by Michael FraynComedy
The Towers of Trebizond by Rose MacaulayComedy
A Town Like Alice by Nevil ShuteWar and travel
Trainspotting by Irvine WelshState of the nation
The Transit of Venus by Shirley HazzardLove
Travels with My Aunt by Graham GreeneComedy
Treasure Island by Robert Louis StevensonWar and travel
The Tree of Man by Patrick WhiteFamily and self
Trent's Last Case by E. C. BentleyCrime
The Trial by Franz KafkaScience Fiction & Fantasy
Tropic of Cancer by Henry MillerLove
Tropic of Ruislip by Leslie ThomasComedy
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter CareyCrime
The Turn of the Screw by Henry JamesScience Fiction & Fantasy
Two Serious Ladies by Jane BowlesFamily and self
U.S.A. by John Dos PassosState of the nation
Ulysses by James JoyceFamily and self
The Unbearable Bassington by SakiComedy
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaLove
Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Haugh by Joseph Sheridan Le FanuScience Fiction & Fantasy
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher StoweState of the nation
The Uncommon Reader by Alan BennettComedy
The Unconsoled by Kazuo IshiguroScience Fiction & Fantasy
Under the Net by Iris MurdochComedy
Under the Skin by Michel FaberScience Fiction & Fantasy
Under the Volcano by Malcolm LowryFamily and self
Under Western Eyes by Joseph ConradCrime
Underworld by Don DeLilloState of the nation
The Unfortunates by B. S. JohnsonFamily and self
Unless by Carol ShieldsFamily and self
Untouchable by Mulk Raj AnandState of the nation
V. by Thomas PynchonCrime
The Vagabond by ColetteFamily and self
The Valley of Bones by Anthony PowellWar and travel
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline SusannLove
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace ThackerayState of the nation
Vathek by William BeckfordScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Vatican Cellars by André GideFamily and self
Vendetta by Michael DibdinCrime
Venus on the Half-Shell by Philip José FarmerComedy
The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver GoldsmithFamily and self
The Victorian Chaise-Longue by Marghanita LaskiScience Fiction & Fantasy
Victory by Joseph ConradLove
Vile Bodies by Evelyn WaughComedy
Vineland by Thomas PynchonState of the nation
The Virgin in the Garden by A. S. ByattState of the nation
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey EugenidesLove
The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen WisterWar and travel
A Void by Georges PerecComedy
Voss by Patrick WhiteWar and travel
A Voyage to Arcturus by David LindsayScience Fiction & Fantasy
Vurt by Jeff NoonScience Fiction & Fantasy
Waiting for the Barbarians by J. M. CoetzeeState of the nation
The Wapshot Chronicle by John CheeverFamily and self
War and Peace by Leo TolstoyWar and travel
The War of the Worlds by H. G. WellsScience Fiction & Fantasy
Washington Square by Henry JamesFamily and self
The Wasp Factory by Iain BanksScience Fiction & Fantasy
Waterland by Graham SwiftLove
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel ButlerFamily and self
The Way We Live Now by Anthony TrollopeState of the nation
We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel ShriverFamily and self
We: A Novel by Yevgeny ZamyatinScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Weather in the Streets by Rosamond LehmannLove
Weaveworld by Clive BarkerScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe HallLove
The Westminster Alice by SakiComedy
What a Carve Up! by Jonathan CoeState of the nation
When the Wind Blows by Raymond BriggsWar and travel
Whisky Galore by Compton MackenzieComedy
White Man Falling by Mike StocksComedy
White Noise by Don DeLilloState of the nation
White Teeth by Zadie SmithState of the nation
Whose Body? by Dorothy L. SayersCrime
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean RhysLove
Wieland by Charles Brockden BrownScience Fiction & Fantasy
Williwaw by Gore VidalWar and travel
The Wimbledon Poisoner by Nigel WilliamsComedy
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth GrahameComedy
The Wings of the Dove by Henry JamesLove
Wise Children by Angela CarterFamily and self
The Witches of Eastwick by John UpdikeComedy
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le GuinScience Fiction & Fantasy
The Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsCrime
Women in Love by D. H. LawrenceLove
The Woodlanders by Thomas HardyLove
Wuthering Heights by Emily BrontëLove
The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley RobinsonScience Fiction & Fantasy
You Only Live Twice by Ian FlemingCrime
The Young Lions by Irwin ShawWar and travel
Z by Vassilis VassilikosState of the nation
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre LordeLove
Zazie in the Metro by Raymond QueneauComedy
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values by Robert M. PirsigWar and travel
Zeno's Conscience by Italo SvevoFamily and self
Zorba the Greek by Nikos KazantzakisLove
Zuleika Dobson by Max BeerbohmComedy

Award description

Full title: 1000 novels everyone must read.

The Guardian is a UK newspaper which, with its sister Sunday paper The Observer, published this list as a set of supplements over a one-week period early in 2009. As described by the Guardian itself:

"This list… includes only novels —no memoirs, no short stories, no long poems — from any decade in any language."

The list actually contains only 998 books.
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