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. Of Human Bondage by W Somerset Maugham
  20. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins (1868)
  21. My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk
  22. Under the Net by Iris Murdoch
  23. Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome
  24. The Wind up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  25. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kessey
  26. 1984 by George Orwell
  27. A Bend in the River by VS Naipaul
  28. A Passage to India by EM Forster
  29. A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
  30. All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
  31. Amongst Women by John McGahern
  32. An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
  33. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  34. At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien
  35. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
  36. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  37. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  38. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  39. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
  40. Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  41. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
  42. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  43. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
  44. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  45. Joy in the Morning by PG Wodehouse
  46. Kane And Abel by Jeffery Archer
  47. Little Women by Louis May Alcott
  48. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  49. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  50. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
  51. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  52. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  53. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  54. Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis
  55. Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  56. Murphy by Samuel Beckett
  57. Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock
  58. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  59. Party Going by Henry Green
  60. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  61. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  62. Scoop by Evelyn Waugh
  63. Sybil by Benjamin Disraeli
  64. The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
  65. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  66. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  67. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  68. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  69. The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
  70. The Dream of the Red Chamber by Cao Xueqin
  71. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
  72. The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
  73. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
  74. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  75. The Heat of the Day by Elizabeth Bowen
  76. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  77. The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  78. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  79. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe
  80. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  81. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  82. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
  83. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  84. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
  85. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  86. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  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