(see the Author List)

  1. Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice
  2. Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
  3. Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote
  4. Joseph Conrad, Typhoon and Other Stories
  5. John Donne, Poems
  6. George Eliot, Middlemarch
  7. Laurence Sterne, Tristram Shandy
  8. Charles Dickens, Bleak House
  9. James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as Young Man
  10. Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  11. Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations
  12. William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair
  13. Leo Tolstoy, Childhood, Boyhood, & Youth
  14. Anthony Trollope, The Warden
  15. Honore de Balzac, Cousin Bette
  16. Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
  17. Ivan Turgenev, Fathers & Children / Fathers and Sons
  18. Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White
  19. F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (UK only)
  20. Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier

  21. Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd
  22. D.H. Lawrence, Sons & Lovers
  23. Giuseppe di Lampedusa, The Leopard
  24. Emile Zola, Germinal
  25. E.M. Forster, Howard's End
  26. Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels
  27. Samuel Coleridge, Poems
  28. Henry Fielding, Tom Jones
  29. E.M. Forster, A Passage to India
  30. Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

  31. Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
  32. Daniel Defoe, Moll Flanders
  33. Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles
  34. William Blake, Poems & Prophecies
  35. Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime & Punishment
  36. Jane Austen, Emma
  37. Honore de Balzac, Old Goriot
  38. Stendahl, Scarlet and Black
  39. Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady
  40. Henry Melville, Moby Dick

  41. Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago
  42. Oscar Wilde, Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
  43. Joseph Conrad, Under Western Eyes
  44. Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
  45. Anton Chekhov, The Steppe and Other Stories
  46. Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth
  47. Thomas Mann, Death in Venice and Other Stories (US only)
  48. Katherine Mansfield, The Garden Party and Other Stories
  49. James Joyce, Dubliners
  50. Henry James, The Princess Casamassima

  51. Jane Austen, Sense & Sensibility
  52. Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
  53. John Keats, The Poems
  54. Ivan Turgenev, A Sportsman's Notebook
  55. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
  56. Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
  57. Anthony Trollope, Barchester Towers
  58. Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
  59. George Eliot, Adam Bede
  60. Homer, The Iliad

  61. Thomas More, Utopia
  62. Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
  63. R.L. Stevenson, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  64. --- Hindu Scriptures
  65. Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim
  66. Mikhail Bulgakov, Master and Margarita
  67. Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
  68. Charlotte Brontë, Villette
  69. William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury (UK only)
  70. Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov

  71. Graham Greene, The Human Factor
  72. Jane Austen, Persuasion
  73. Charles Dickens, Hard Times
  74. Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales
  75. Franz Kafka, The Trial
  76. Choderlos de Laclos, Les Liaisons Dangereuses
  77. D.H. Lawrence, Women in Love
  78. Mikhail Lermontov, A Hero of Our Time
  79. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
  80. Thomas Mann, Doctor Faustus

  81. John Stuart Mill, On Liberty and Utilitarianism
  82. Henry James, The Bostonians
  83. Alexander Pushkin, The Captain's Daughter & Other Stories (superseded by #251)
  84. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Confessions
  85. Virgil, The Aeneid
  86. Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women
  87. --- The Arabian Nights I
  88. Joseph Conrad, Nostromo
  89. Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop
  90. Denis Diderot, Memoirs of a Nun

  91. William Shakespeare, Sonnets & Narrative Poems
  92. William Shakespeare, Tragedies I
  93. Sophocles, The Theban Plays
  94. Homer, The Odyssey
  95. Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vols. I-III
  96. Leo Tolstoy, War & Peace (3 vols.)
  97. John Milton, The Complete English Poems
  98. Plato, The Republic
  99. Edgar Allen Poe, Complete Stories
  100. James Joyce, Ulysses

  101. James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson
  102. Stendahl, The Charterhouse of Parma
  103. W.B. Yeats, Poems (UK only)
  104. Anthony Trollope, The Eustace Diamonds
  105. --- The Koran
  106. R.L. Stevenson, The Master of Ballantrae; The Weir of Hermiston
  107. Thomas Mann, Buddenbrooks
  108. Shikibu Murasaki, The Tale of Genji
  109. Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
  110. Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

  111. Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit
  112. George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
  113. Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews; Shamela
  114. Ford Madox Ford, Parade's End
  115. Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure
  116. Thomas Hardy, Return of the Native
  117. Henry James, The Golden Bowl
  118. Samuel Butler, The Way of All Flesh
  119. Honore de Balzac, Eugenie Grandet
  120. Anton Chekhov, My Life and Other Stories

  121. Carl von Clausewitz, On War
  122. Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone
  123. Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent
  124. Ivan Goncharov, Oblomov
  125. Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter
  126. James Hogg, Confessions of a Justified Sinner
  127. Franz Kafka, The Castle
  128. Augustine, The Confessions
  129. Giorgio Vasari, Lives of the Painters, Sculptors, & Architects (2 vols.)
  130. Voltaire, Candide and Other Stories

  131. M.W. Montagu, Letters
  132. Kate Chopin, The Awakening
  133. Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
  134. George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four
  135. Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart
  136. Henry David Thoreau, Walden
  137. Simone de Beauvoir, Second Sex
  138. Italo Calvino, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler
  139. Albert Camus, The Stranger / The Outsider
  140. Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

  141. George Eliot, Silas Marner
  142. --- Arabian Nights II
  143. Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
  144. Joseph Conrad, Victory
  145. Franz Kafka, Collected Stories
  146. Graham Greene, Brighton Rock
  147. Günter Grass, The Tin Drum
  148. Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge
  149. Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms (UK only)
  150. George Orwell, Animal Farm

  151. Jaroslav Hasek, The Good Soldier Svejk
  152. Henry James, The Awkward Age
  153. Andrew Marvell, The Complete Poems
  154. John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath
  155. Junichiro Tanizaki, The Makioka Sisters
  156. Evelyn Waugh, Decline and Fall
  157. Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway
  158. Lao-tzu, Tao Te Ching
  159. Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby
  160. Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

  161. D.H. Lawrence, The Rainbow
  162. J.-J. Rousseau, Social Contract and The Discourses
  163. George Eliot, Daniel Deronda
  164. William Shakespeare, Tragedies II
  165. Anthony Trollope, Doctor Thorne
  166. Jorge Luis Borges, Ficciones
  167. Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son
  168. --- The Mabinogion
  169. Yukio Mishima, The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
  170. Leo Tolstoy, The Cossacks

  171. Anthony Trollope, Framley Parsonage
  172. Evelyn Waugh, Brideshead Revisited
  173. Evelyn Waugh, Sword of Honor Trilogy
  174. Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness
  175. --- The Old Testament
  176. W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk (US only)
  177. William Shakespeare, Histories I
  178. Søren Kierkegaard, Fear & Trembling and The Book on Adler
  179. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
  180. D.H. Lawrence, Collected Stories (UK only)

  181. Rabelais, Gargantua & Pantagruel
  182. Fyodor Dostoevsky, Demons
  183. Dante, The Divine Comedy
  184. Confucius, The Analects
  185. Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Barton
  186. Ernest Hemingway, Collected Stories (UK only)
  187. Vladimir Nabokov, Speak, Memory
  188. Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man and Common Sense
  189. Evelyn Waugh, Complete Short Stories

  190. Ivan Turgenev, First Love and Other Stories
  191. Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vols. IV-VI
  192. William Shakespeare, Histories II
  193. Plato, Symposium and Phaedrus
  194. Anthony Trollope, Can You Forgive Her?
  195. Thomas Mann, Collected Stories (UK only)
  196. Joseph Roth, The Radetzky March
  197. Edith Wharton, The Custom of the Country
  198. Rudyard Kipling, Collected Stories
  199. Charles Dickens, Martin Chuzzlewit

  200. Edith Wharton, The Reef
  201. Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence
  202. Rudyard Kipling, Kim
  203. George Herbert, Complete English Works
  204. William Shakespeare, Comedies I
  205. Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin
  206. Christina Stead, The Man Who Loved Children
  207. Anthony Trollope, Last Chronicle of Barset
  208. Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop
  209. Walter Scott, Rob Roy

  210. Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers
  211. Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (US only)
  212. V.S. Naipaul, A House for Mr. Biswas
  213. John Updike, Rabbit Angstrom
  214. Saul Bellow, The Adventures of Augie March
  215. Toni Morrison, The Song of Solomon
  216. Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children
  217. Primo Levi, The Periodic Table
  218. Alexander Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  219. Joseph Heller, Catch-22

  220. Primo Levi, If this is a Man and Truce (UK only)
  221. Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude
  222. Wm Langland et al., Piers Plowman; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight;
        Pearl; Sir Orfeo
    (UK only)
  223. Jane Austen, Sanditon and Other Stories
  224. William Shakespeare, Comedies II
  225. F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
  226. Willa Cather, My Antonia
  227. William Shakespeare, Romances
  228. Henry James, The Wings of the Dove

  229. Hector Berlioz, The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz
  230. Herman Melville, Complete Shorter Fiction
  231. Thomas Hardy, The Woodlanders
  232. Herodotus, The Histories
  233. Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera
  234. Samuel Beckett, Molloy; Malone Dies; The Unnamable
  235. Anthony Trollope, The Small House at Allington
  236. Anthony Trollope, Phineas Finn (UK only)
  237. Victor Hugo, Les Miserables
  238. --- The New Testament

  239. Thomas Cranmer, The Book of Common Prayer (UK only)
  240. George Orwell, Essays
  241. Leo Tolstoy, Collected Shorter Fiction (2 vols.)
  242. Henry James, The Collected Stories (2 vols.)
  243. William Wordsworth, Poems
  244. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Selected Works
  245. Penelope Fitzgerald, The Bookshop; The Gate of Angels; The Blue Flower
  246. Naguib Mahfouz, The Cairo Trilogy
  247. Italo Svevo, Zeno's Conscience
  248. Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time (4 vols.)

  249. Alexander Pushkin, The Collected Stories
  250. Evelyn Waugh, A Handful of Dust
  251. Samuel Johnson & James Boswell, A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
  252. Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Idiot
  253. Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window
  254. Raymond Chandler, The Lady in the Lake; The Little Sister;
        The Long Goodbye; Playback
  255. Raymond Chandler, Collected Stories
  256. Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species and The Voyage of the 'Beagle'
  257. Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Works
  258. Aeschylus, The Oresteia

  259. Cormac McCarthy, The Border Trilogy
  260. Patricia Highsmith, The Talented Mr Ripley; Ripley Under Ground;
        Ripley's Game
  261. Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon; The Thin Man; Red Harvest
  262. John Updike, The Complete Henry Bech
  263. Evelyn Waugh, Black Mischief; Scoop; The Loved One;
        The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold
  264. Evelyn Waugh, Waugh Abroad: The Collected Travel Writing
  265. James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice; Double Indemnity;
        Mildred Pierce; and Selected Stories
  266. Toni Morrison, Beloved
  267. Penelope Fitzgerald, Offshore; Human Voices; The Beginning of Spring
  268. Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Adolescent

  269. Fyodor Dostoevsky, Notes from Underground
  270. Vladimir Nabokov, Pnin
  271. Evelyn Waugh, Decline and Fall; vile Bodies; Put Out More Flags (UK only)
  272. Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie; The Girls of Slender Means;
        The Driver's Seat; The Only Problem
  273. W.Somerset Maugham, Collected Stories
  274. Anton Chekhov, Complete Short Novels
  275. Albert Camus, The Plague; The Fall; Exile and the Kingdom; Selected Essays
  276. John Ruskin, Praeterita
  277. Nikolai Gogol, Dead Souls

  278. Isabel Allende, The House of the Spirits
  279. Gabriel García Márquez, The General in His Labyrinth
  280. Charles Dickens, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  281. John James Audubon, The Audubon Reader
  282. Maxine Hong Kingston, Woman Warrior and China Men
  283. Thomas Mann, Joseph and His Brothers
  284. Giorgio Bassani, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
  285. Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain
  286. Giacomo Casa nova, History of My Life

  287. John Evelyn, Diary (UK only)
  288. Charlotte Brontë, Shirley and The Professor
  289. R.K. Narayan, Swami and Friends; The Bachelor of Arts;
        The Dark Room; the English Teacher
  290. R.K. Narayan, Mr. Sampath -- The Printer of Malgudi; The Financial Expert;
        Waiting for the Mahatma
  291. Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Double and The Gambler
  292. Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge
  293. Paul Scott, The Raj Quartet, v.1
  294. Paul Scott, The Raj Quartet, v.2
  295. Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose
  296. Roald Dahl, Collected Stories

  297. Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale
  298. Alice Munro, Carried Away
  299. Joan Didion, We Tell Ourselves Stories In Order To Live (US only)
  300. Naguib Mahfouz, Three Novels of Ancient Egypt
  301. P.G. Wodehouse, The Best of Wodehouse
  302. Dashiell Hammett, The Dain Curse, The Glass Key, Selected Stories
  303. Irene Nemirovsky, David Golder, The Ball, Snow in Autumn, The Courilof Affair
  304. Flann O'Brien, Complete Novels
  305. Kahlil Gibran, Collected Works

  306. Tacitus, Annals and Histories
  307. Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome, Summer, Bunner Sisters
  308. Marco Polo, The Travels
  309. Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
  310. Nikolai Gogol, Collected Tales
  311. Doris Lessing, Stories
  312. Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade,
        Eleven Kinds of Loneliness
  313. Michael Herr, Dispatches
  314. Richard Ford, The Bascombe Novels
  315. Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

  316. Frank O'Connor, The Best of Frank O'Connor
  317. Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron
  318. Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
  319. Somerset Maugham, The Skeptical Romancer
  320. George MacDonald Fraser, Flashman
  321. Ray Bradbury, The Stories
  322. Chinua Achebe, The African Trilogy
  323. Benvenuto Cellini, The Autobiography
  324. H.G. Wells, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds
  325. Bram Stoker, Dracula

  326. Orhan Pamuk, My Name is Red
  327. Isaac Asimov, Foundation Trilogy
  328. Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
  329. V.S. Naipaul, Collected Short Fiction
  330. George Orwell, Burmese Days, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Coming Up For Air
  331. Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers
  332. G.K. Chesterton, The Everyman Chesterton
  333. Orhan Pamuk, Snow
  334. Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient
  335. E.M. Forster, Room with a View; Where Angels to Tread

  336. Willa Cather, O Pioneers!
  337. Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials
  338. Anne Brontë, Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  339. J.G. Farrell, The Siege of Krishnapur; Troubles
  340. Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
  341. Mark Twain, The Complete Short Stories
  342. Patrick White, Voss
  343. Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot; History of the World in 10½ Chapters
  344. Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day


  345. Jules Verne, Three Novels
  346. Henry James, Washington Square
  347. Miklos Banffy, They Were Counted
  348. Miklos Banffy, They Were Found Wanting; They Were Divided
  349. A.S. Byatt, Possession
  350. Graham Swift, Waterland
  351. Alessandro Manzoni, The Betrothed
  352. Ovid, Metamorphoses
  353. Aldous Huxley, Brave New World