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 Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  19. The Wind up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  20. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kessey
  21. 1984 by George Orwell
  22. A Bend in the River by VS Naipaul
  23. A Passage to India by EM Forster
  24. A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
  25. All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
  26. Amongst Women by John McGahern
  27. An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
  28. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  29. At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien
  30. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
  31. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  32. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  33. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  34. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
  35. Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  36. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
  37. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  38. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
  39. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  40. Joy in the Morning by PG Wodehouse
  41. Kane And Abel by Jeffery Archer
  42. Little Women by Louis May Alcott
  43. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  44. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  45. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
  46. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  47. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  48. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  49. Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis
  50. Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  51. Murphy by Samuel Beckett
  52. My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk
  53. Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock
  54. Of Human Bondage by W Somerset Maugham
  55. Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck
  56. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  57. Party Going by Henry Green
  58. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  59. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  60. Scoop by Evelyn Waugh
  61. Sybil by Benjamin Disraeli
  62. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
  63. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  64. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  65. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  66. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  67. The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
  68. The Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin
  69. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
  70. The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
  71. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
  72. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  73. The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen
  74. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  75. The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  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