The Book List

  1. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (1962)
  2. A Tale Of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  3. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  4. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  5. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exuper
  6. The Stranger by Albert Camus
  7. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  8. Mort by Terry Pratchett
  9. The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
  10. And Then there were None by Agatha Christie
  11. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1960)
  12. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  13. Waiting for the Mahatma by RK Narayan
  14. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  15. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins (1868)
  16. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  17. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  18. The Wind up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  19. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kessey
  20. 1984 by George Orwell
  21. A Bend in the River by VS Naipaul
  22. A Passage to India by EM Forster
  23. A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
  24. All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
  25. Amongst Women by John McGahern
  26. An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
  27. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  28. At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien
  29. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
  30. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  31. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  32. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  33. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
  34. Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  35. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
  36. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  37. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
  38. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  39. Joy in the Morning by PG Wodehouse
  40. Kane And Abel by Jeffery Archer
  41. Little Women by Louis May Alcott
  42. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  43. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  44. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
  45. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  46. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  47. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  48. Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis
  49. Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  50. Murphy by Samuel Beckett
  51. My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk
  52. Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock
  53. Of Human Bondage by W Somerset Maugham
  54. Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck
  55. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  56. Party Going by Henry Green
  57. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  58. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  59. Scoop by Evelyn Waugh
  60. Sybil by Benjamin Disraeli
  61. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
  62. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  63. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  64. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  65. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  66. The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
  67. The Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin
  68. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
  69. The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
  70. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
  71. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  72. The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen
  73. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  74. The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  75. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  76. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  77. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe
  78. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  79. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  80. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  81. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  82. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
  83. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  84. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  85. Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome
  86. Under the Net by Iris Murdoch
  87. Vanity Fair by William Thackeray
  88. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  89. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  90. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
  91. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
  92. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  93. Watchmen by Alen Moore
  94. Herzog by Saul Bellow
  95. Loving by Henry Green
  96. Light in August in William Faulkner
  97. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by July Blume
  98. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
  99. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  100. White Teeth by Zadie Smith