Publisher SeriesEaston Press: The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written


The Aeneid by Virgil 22,065 copies, 194 reviews1
Tales of the Alhambra by Washington Irving 2,367 copies, 42 reviews3
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 25,854 copies, 475 reviews4
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle 15,020 copies, 244 reviews5
The Analects by Confucius 5,898 copies, 58 reviews6
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy 37,186 copies, 608 reviews7
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin 7,098 copies, 108 reviews8
The Birds / The Frogs by Aristophanes 219 copies, 2 reviews9
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley 52,217 copies, 749 reviews10
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 28,438 copies, 315 reviews11
Candide by Voltaire 19,954 copies, 306 reviews12
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 21,254 copies, 164 reviews13
The Complete Plays: The Comedies by William Shakespeare 767 copies, 6 reviews14
The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 3,047 copies, 30 reviews15
Confessions by Saint Augustine 21,507 copies, 157 reviews16
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 42,469 copies, 477 reviews17
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 19,977 copies, 260 reviews18
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio 9,707 copies, 120 reviews19
The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin 1,535 copies, 13 reviews20
The Essays by Francis Bacon 2,196 copies, 15 reviews23
Essays: First Series and Second Series by Ralph Waldo Emerson 1,847 copies, 6 reviews24
The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire 7,308 copies, 80 reviews25
Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev 8,472 copies, 125 reviews26
Faust I & II by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 4,874 copies, 37 reviews27
The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton 9,567 copies, 64 reviews28
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 37,042 copies, 420 reviews29
Grimm's Fairy Tales {unspecified} by Jacob Grimm 1,563 copies, 17 reviews30
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 17,037 copies, 159 reviews31
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 22,854 copies, 375 reviews32
The Complete Plays: The Histories by William Shakespeare 428 copies, 6 reviews34
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 41,665 copies, 509 reviews35
The Iliad by Homer 38,141 copies, 373 reviews36
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott 12,543 copies, 118 reviews37
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 9,942 copies, 139 reviews38
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 56,919 copies, 896 reviews39
A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe 3,464 copies, 63 reviews40
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper 12,645 copies, 120 reviews41
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman 9,864 copies, 80 reviews42
The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling 5,524 copies, 53 reviews43
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 25,404 copies, 394 reviews44
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 25,504 copies, 379 reviews46
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 8,436 copies, 118 reviews47
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 34,113 copies, 520 reviews48
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 16,652 copies, 312 reviews49
The Odyssey by Homer 50,832 copies, 444 reviews50
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles 6,377 copies, 68 reviews51
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 37,724 copies, 643 reviews52
The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin 13,810 copies, 117 reviews53
Paradise Lost by John Milton 13,318 copies, 109 reviews54
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 18,139 copies, 158 reviews55
The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides by Aeschylus 9,894 copies, 66 reviews56
The Three Sisters / The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov 351 copies, 4 reviews57
3 Plays: Bacchae / Hippolytus / Medea by Euripides 148 copies58
An Enemy of the People / The Wild Duck / Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen 160 copies, 1 review59
Bourgeois Gentleman / Tartuffe by Molière 171 copies, 1 review60
Two Plays for Puritans by George Bernard Shaw 180 copies, 1 review61
The Poems of Robert Browning [C. Day Lewis selection] by Robert Browning 87 copies62
The Poems of John Donne by John Donne 64 copies, 1 review63
Collected Poems by W. B. Yeats 3,445 copies, 24 reviews65
Politics by Aristotle 5,541 copies, 38 reviews66
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce 20,654 copies, 209 reviews67
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, by James Joyce by Albert Wachtel 7 copies67
The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James 10,584 copies, 126 reviews68
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 77,687 copies, 1,337 reviews69
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 22,801 copies, 248 reviews70
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 10,754 copies, 127 reviews71
The Red and the Black by Stendhal 9,245 copies, 130 reviews72
The Republic by Plato 21,155 copies, 138 reviews73
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy 7,737 copies, 91 reviews74
Rights of Man by Thomas Paine 2,239 copies, 13 reviews75
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 23,871 copies, 313 reviews76
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám by Omar Khayyám 2,845 copies, 34 reviews77
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 35,291 copies, 360 reviews78
The Sea Wolf by Jack London 4,211 copies, 54 reviews79
She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith 1,506 copies, 22 reviews80
Complete Short Fiction by Oscar Wilde 1,231 copies, 13 reviews81
The Short Stories of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens 221 copies, 2 reviews82
Lysis; Phaedrus; Symposium by Plato 181 copies, 2 reviews83
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 35,348 copies, 438 reviews84
Tales of Guy de Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant 203 copies, 1 review85
The Arabian Nights Entertainments: Containing Sixty-Five Stories Told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to Divert Shahryar the Sultan from the Execution of a Vow He Had Made to Avenge the Disloyalty of His First Sultaness by Sir Richard Burton 170 copies, 1 review86
Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe 4,057 copies, 37 reviews87
The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott 1,151 copies, 13 reviews88
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding 7,934 copies, 94 reviews90
4 Plays: King Lear; Macbeth; Othello; Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare 740 copies, 11 reviews91
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 32,520 copies, 425 reviews92
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin Classics) by Laurence Sterne 7,535 copies, 112 reviews93
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe 16,321 copies, 188 reviews95
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 14,302 copies, 191 reviews96
Walden by Henry David Thoreau 13,636 copies, 182 reviews97
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler 3,492 copies, 39 reviews98
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 49,778 copies, 671 reviews99
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 27,710 copies, 428 reviews100
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand 7,163 copies, 87 reviews103
The Poetry of Robert Frost by Robert Frost 30 copies104
The Poetry of Robert Frost by Robert Frost 5,005 copies, 19 reviews104
Aesop's Fables: A New Version by Munro Leaf 232 copies, 2 reviews
The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton 1,301 copies, 8 reviews
The Arabian Nights by Anonymous 706 copies, 13 reviews
Beowulf by Beowulf poet 24,452 copies, 330 reviews
The Complete Fables by Aesop 3,262 copies, 101 reviews
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas 24,436 copies, 411 reviews
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 20,844 copies, 181 reviews
Dracula by Bram Stoker 33,517 copies, 588 reviews
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway 21,707 copies, 237 reviews
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 40,817 copies, 695 reviews
Hamlet by William Shakespeare 31,534 copies, 287 reviews
History of Rome, books 1-5 [in translation] by Titus Livy 3,262 copies, 17 reviews
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo 13,521 copies, 172 reviews
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence 13,250 copies, 212 reviews
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 8,765 copies, 115 reviews
Poems by Emily Dickinson 906 copies, 13 reviews
Politics and Poetics by Aristotle 365 copies, 2 reviews

Collections and Selections

Billy Budd / Benito Cereno by Herman Melville 257 copies, 3 reviews
Pygmalion and Candida by George Bernard Shaw 127 copies

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English: Easton Press: 100 Greatest Books Ever Written


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