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Book awards: The Great American Read

Book awards by cover

Works (99)

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon2 (Series)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling3 (Series)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen4
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien5
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell6
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White7
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott8
The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis9
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë10
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery11
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck12
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith13
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak14
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald15
The Help by Kathryn Stockett16
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain17
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell18
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie19
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand20
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë21
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry22
Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett23
The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition by Stephen King24
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier25
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving26
The Color Purple by Alice Walker27
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll28
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens29
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger30
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls31
The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton32
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown33
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood34
Dune by Frank Herbert35
The Call of the Wild by Jack London37
The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel38
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams39
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins40 (Series)
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père41
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan42
The Giver by Lois Lowry44
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden45
Moby Dick by Herman Melville46
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller47
A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin48 (Series)
A Game of Thrones / A Clash of Kings / A Storm of Swords / A Feast of Crows / A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin48 (Series)
Foundation by Isaac Asimov49 (Series)
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy50
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston51
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton52
The Godfather by Mario Puzo53
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez54
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde55
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks56
The Shack by William P. Young57
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole58
The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy59
Beloved by Toni Morrison60
The Martian by Andy Weir61
The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan62 (Series)
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse63
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky64
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway65
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon66
A Separate Peace by John Knowles67) (2018
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra68
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold69
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho70
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen71 (Series)
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison72
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer73 (Series)
Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin Series
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift75
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline76
Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days by Tim LaHaye77 (Series)
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn78
Watchers by Dean Koontz79
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan80
Along Came a Spider by James Patterson81 (Series)
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe82
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad83
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson84
Flowers In The Attic by V. C. Andrews85
Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James86 (Series)
The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut87
This Present Darkness by Frank E. Peretti88
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie89
Another Country by James Baldwin90
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya91
Looking for Alaska by John Green92
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz93
Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon94
The Archon Conspiracy by Dave Hunt95
White Teeth by Zadie Smith96
Ghost by Jason Reynolds97
The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah98
The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead99
Doña Barbara by Rómulo Gallegos100

Award description

The Great American Read Top 100 Books were chosen through a survey of Americans conducted by PBS, The Great American Read and a polling service. It is an eight-part PBS television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us.

#95 The Archon Conspiracy
was also published as Mind Invaders.


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