Publisher SeriesFranklin Library - 100 Greatest Books of All Time

Core

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 36,481 copies, 467 reviews10 1975
The Aeneid by Virgil 19,073 copies, 170 reviews9 1975
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 21,527 copies, 419 reviews13 1975
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer 18,711 copies, 151 reviews3 1974
Collected Poems, 1909–1962 by T. S. Eliot 2,627 copies, 18 reviews16 1976
The Confessions of St. Augustine by Saint Augustine 18,356 copies, 137 reviews21 1976
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky 37,065 copies, 421 reviews12 1975
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens 17,741 copies, 225 reviews23 1976
Euripides Nine Plays by Euripides 9 copies27 1977
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway 19,260 copies, 209 reviews17 1976
The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton 8,134 copies, 53 reviews32 1977
The Flowers of Evil by Charles Baudelaire 6,374 copies, 64 reviews29 1977
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 60,972 copies, 1,004 reviews7 1975
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift 15,485 copies, 156 reviews2 1974
The Iliad by Homer 32,806 copies, 333 reviews15 1976
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad 7,819 copies, 101 reviews35 1977
Moby Dick by Herman Melville 29,383 copies, 463 reviews1 1974
Nine Tales by Henry James 16 copies39 1977
The Odyssey by Homer 43,363 copies, 399 reviews22 1976
Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac 5,132 copies, 87 reviews34 1977
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin 11,852 copies, 99 reviews14 1975
The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan 15,383 copies, 141 reviews25 1976
Plato’s Republic by Plato 18,301 copies, 114 reviews5 1975
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 20,355 copies, 271 reviews33 1977
The Seagull / Uncle Vanya / Three Sisters / The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov 1,008 copies, 3 reviews18 1976
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner 14,944 copies, 195 reviews24 1976
Tales from the Arabian Nights by Sir Richard Burton 102 copies, 1 review29 1977
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe 860 copies, 10 reviews4 1974
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 25,199 copies, 340 reviews6 1975
The Trial by Franz Kafka 17,501 copies, 205 reviews31 1977
Ulysses by James Joyce 20,560 copies, 292 reviews28 1977
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray 12,807 copies, 177 reviews30 1977
Walden by Henry David Thoreau 11,789 copies, 152 reviews19 1976
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë 42,658 copies, 594 reviews8 1975

Collections and Selections

A Doll's House / Ghosts / An Enemy of the People / Rosmersholm / Hedda Gabler / The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen 424 copies, 4 reviews36 1977
Five Stories by Thomas Mann 21 copies26 1977
Rhetoric; Poetics by Aristotle 826 copies, 4 reviews37 1977
The Tragedies by William Shakespeare 819 copies, 13 reviews11 1975

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