Publisher SeriesEaston Press: The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written


The Aeneid by Virgil 20,059 copies, 181 reviews1
Tales of the Alhambra by Washington Irving 2,158 copies, 42 reviews3
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 22,882 copies, 431 reviews4
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 13,427 copies, 228 reviews5
The Analects by Confucius 5,415 copies, 54 reviews6
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy 34,277 copies, 588 reviews7
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin 6,427 copies, 98 reviews8
2 Plays: Birds / Frogs by Aristófanes 204 copies, 2 reviews9
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley 48,425 copies, 691 reviews10
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 26,091 copies, 294 reviews11
Candide by Voltaire 18,539 copies, 281 reviews12
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 19,607 copies, 154 reviews13
The Complete Plays: The Comedies by William Shakespeare 730 copies, 6 reviews14
The Confessions by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 2,831 copies, 25 reviews15
The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine 19,585 copies, 146 reviews16
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 38,902 copies, 442 reviews17
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 18,603 copies, 229 reviews18
The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio 8,988 copies, 113 reviews19
The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin 1,372 copies, 10 reviews20
The Essays by Francis Bacon 2,027 copies, 14 reviews23
Essays: First Series and Second Series by Ralph Waldo Emerson 1,713 copies, 6 reviews24
The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire 6,742 copies, 71 reviews25
Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev 7,807 copies, 116 reviews26
Faust I & II by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 4,613 copies, 31 reviews27
The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton 8,645 copies, 56 reviews28
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens 33,896 copies, 390 reviews29
Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm 1,417 copies, 15 reviews30
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 15,420 copies, 145 reviews31
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 21,098 copies, 337 reviews32
The Complete Plays: The Histories by William Shakespeare 409 copies, 6 reviews34
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 38,599 copies, 487 reviews35
The Iliad by Homer 34,451 copies, 346 reviews36
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott 11,481 copies, 104 reviews37
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy 9,310 copies, 128 reviews38
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 52,172 copies, 837 reviews39
A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe 3,085 copies, 58 reviews40
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper 11,452 copies, 116 reviews41
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman 8,980 copies, 73 reviews42
The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling 4,942 copies, 50 reviews43
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 24,146 copies, 389 reviews44
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 23,627 copies, 348 reviews46
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot 7,859 copies, 108 reviews47
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 30,996 copies, 483 reviews48
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 15,388 copies, 293 reviews49
The Odyssey by Homer 45,888 copies, 417 reviews50
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles 5,825 copies, 63 reviews51
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 34,592 copies, 607 reviews52
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin 12,476 copies, 103 reviews53
Paradise Lost by John Milton 11,962 copies, 97 reviews54
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 16,543 copies, 154 reviews55
The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides by Aeschylus 9,095 copies, 67 reviews56
The Three Sisters / The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov 326 copies, 4 reviews57
3 Plays: Bacchae / Hippolytus / Medea by Euripides 131 copies58
An Enemy of the People / The Wild Duck / Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen 150 copies, 1 review59
Bourgeois Gentleman / Tartuffe by Molière 164 copies, 1 review60
Two Plays for Puritans by George Bernard Shaw 176 copies, 1 review61
Poems of Robert Browning by Robert Browning 869 copies, 3 reviews62
The Poems of John Donne by Herbert Grierson 48 copies63
Collected Poems by W. B. Yeats 3,608 copies, 23 reviews65
Politics by Aristotle 5,047 copies, 36 reviews66
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce 19,356 copies, 190 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 10,141 copies, 119 reviews68
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 70,947 copies, 1,253 reviews69
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 20,877 copies, 232 reviews70
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 9,729 copies, 117 reviews71
The Red and the Black by Stendhal 8,512 copies, 117 reviews72
The Republic by Plato 19,288 copies, 123 reviews73
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy 7,241 copies, 87 reviews74
Rights of Man by Thomas Paine 2,047 copies, 13 reviews75
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 21,560 copies, 286 reviews76
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám by Omar Khayyám 2,585 copies, 30 reviews77
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne 32,440 copies, 342 reviews78
The Sea Wolf by Jack London 3,795 copies, 47 reviews79
She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith 1,417 copies, 20 reviews80
Complete Short Fiction by Oscar Wilde 1,117 copies, 13 reviews81
The Short Stories of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens 210 copies, 2 reviews82
Lysis; Phaedrus; Symposium by Plato 171 copies, 2 reviews83
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 32,452 copies, 416 reviews84
Tales of Guy de Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant 205 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 159 copies, 1 review86
Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe 3,749 copies, 35 reviews87
The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott 1,044 copies, 12 reviews88
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding 7,383 copies, 83 reviews90
The Tragedies by William Shakespeare 875 copies, 14 reviews91
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 26,961 copies, 360 reviews92
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne 7,053 copies, 105 reviews93
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe 14,727 copies, 174 reviews95
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 13,321 copies, 183 reviews96
Walden by Henry David Thoreau 12,414 copies, 160 reviews97
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler 3,269 copies, 36 reviews98
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 44,972 copies, 619 reviews99
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 25,242 copies, 394 reviews100
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand 6,599 copies, 71 reviews103
The Poetry of Robert Frost by Robert Frost 14 copies104
The Poetry of Robert Frost by Robert Frost 4,579 copies, 15 reviews104
Aesop's Fables: A New Version by Munro Leaf 193 copies, 2 reviews
The Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton 1,086 copies, 9 reviews
The Arabian Nights by Anonymous 643 copies, 11 reviews
Beowulf by Beowulf Poet 21,596 copies, 308 reviews
The Complete Fables by Aesop 5,959 copies, 77 reviews
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père 22,197 copies, 386 reviews
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri 18,630 copies, 172 reviews
Dracula by Bram Stoker 29,838 copies, 553 reviews
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway 20,148 copies, 220 reviews
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 36,465 copies, 638 reviews
Hamlet by William Shakespeare 29,193 copies, 264 reviews
History of Rome, books 1-5 [in translation] by Titus Livy 2,992 copies, 17 reviews
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo 12,466 copies, 161 reviews
Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence 12,335 copies, 195 reviews
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 8,171 copies, 101 reviews
Poems by Emily Dickinson 815 copies, 10 reviews
Politics and Poetics by Aristotle 335 copies, 2 reviews

Collections and Selections

Billy Budd / Benito Cereno by Herman Melville 228 copies, 3 reviews
Pygmalion and Candida by George Bernard Shaw 112 copies

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English: Easton Press: 100 Greatest Books Ever Written


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