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Twentieth-Century Literature (1901 to 2000 CE)
1901
My Brilliant Career
by Miles Franklin, Australia
Novel
 
The Broken Nest
by Rabindranath Tagore, Bengal
Novella
 
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Kim
by Rudyard Kipling, England
Novel
 
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Buddenbrooks
by Thomas Mann, Germany
Novel
 
Three Sisters
by Anton Chekhov, Russia
Play
 
Resurrection
by Leo Tolstoy, Russia
Novel
1902
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Heart of Darkness
by Joseph Conrad, England
Novella
 
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
by Arthur Conan Doyle, England
Novel
 
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"The Monkey's Paw"
by W.W. Jacobs, England
Story
 
Just So Stories
by Rudyard Kipling, England
Story collection includes How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, How the First Letter Was Written, and others
 
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
by Beatrix Potter, England
Novella
 
The Immoralist
by André Gide, France
Novel
 
The Lower Depths
by Maxim Gorky, Russia
Novel
 
The Power of Darkness
by Leo Tolstoy, Russia
Play
 
The Wings of the Dove
by Henry James, United States
Novel
1903
Man and Superman
by George Bernard Shaw, Ireland
Play
 
The Riddle of the Sands
by Erskine Childers, England
Novel
 
The Cherry Orchard
by Anton Chekhov, Russia
Play
 
The Ambassadors
by Henry James, United States
Novel
 
The Beast in the Jungle
by Henry James, United States
Novella
 
The Call of the Wild
by Jack London, United States
Novella
1904
Nostromo
by Joseph Conrad, England
Novel
 
Riders to the Sea
by John Millington Synge, Ireland
Play
 
Peter Pan
by J.M. Barrie, Scotland
Play
 
Cabbages and Kings
by O. Henry, United States
Story collection
 
The Golden Bowl
by Henry James, United States
Novel
 
The Sea Wolfe
by Jack London, United States
Novel
1905
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle, England
Story collection includes "The Empty House", "The Norwood Builder", "The Dancing Men", "Charles Augustus Milverton", and others
 
Major Barbara
by George Bernard Shaw, Ireland
Play
 
Professor Unrat
by Heinrich Mann, Germany
Novel
 
Major Barbara
by George Bernard Shaw, Ireland
Play
 
Summerfolk
by Maxim Gorky, Russia
Play
 
Solitude
by Victor Català, Spain
Novel
 
The House of Mirth
by Edith Wharton, United States
Novel
1905–1928
A Flower in a Sinful Sea
by Jin Tianhe, Zeng Pu, China
Novel
1906
The Confusions of Young Törless
by Robert Musil, England, Austria
 
Spring Awakening
by Frank Wedekind, Germany
Play
 
The Jungle
by Upton Sinclair, United States
Novel
 
White Fang
by Jack London, United States
Novella
1906–1907
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
by Selma Lagerlöf, Sweden
Novel
1906–1921
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The Forsyte Saga
by John Galsworthy, England
Novel series includes The Man of Property, In Chancery, To Let, and two interludes
1907
Songs of a Sourdough
by Robert Service, Canada, Poetry
 
The Travels of Lao Can
by Liu E, China
Novel
 
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The Willows
by Algernon Blackwood, England
Novella
 
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The Secret Agent
by Joseph Conrad, England
Novel
 
The Playboy of the Western World
by John Millington Synge, Ireland
Play
 
Mother
by Maxim Gorky, Russia
Novel
1908
Anne of Green Gables
by L.M. Montgomery, Canada
Novel
 
The Old Wives' Tale
by Arnold Bennett, England
Novel
 
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The Man Who Was Thursday
by G.K. Chesterton, England
Novel
 
A Room With a View
by E.M. Forster, England
Novel
 
The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame, England
Novel
 
Tono-Bungay
by H.G. Wells, England
Novel
 
The Inferno
by Henri Barbusse, France
Novel
 
Tendrils of the Vine
by Colette, France
Novel
 
The Seven Who Were Hanged
by Leonid Andreyev, Russia
Novella
 
The Circular Staircase
by Mary Roberts Rinehart, United Sstates
Novel
1909
Penguin Island
by Anatole France, France
Novel
 
Strait Is the Gate
by André Gide, France
Novel
 
Martin Eden
by Jack London, United States
Novel
1910
Howards End
by E.M. Forster, England
Novel
 
Phantom of the Opera
by Gaston Leroux, France
Novel
 
Jean-Christophe
by Romain Rolland, France
Novel
 
Impressions of Africa
by Raymond Roussel, France
Novel
1911
The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett, England
Novel
 
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The Innocence of Father Brown
by G.K. Chesterton, England
Story collection includes "The Blue Cross", "The Invisible Man", "The Hammer of God", and others
 
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Under Western Eyes
by Joseph Conrad, England
Novel
 
"Casting the Runes"
by M.R. James, England
Story
 
Fantômas
by Marcel Allain, Pierre Souvestre, France
Novel
 
Ethan Frome
by Edith Wharton, United States
Novella
1912
Song Offerings
by Rabindranath Tagore, Bengal, Poetry
 
Zuleika Dobson
by Max Beerbohm, England
Novel
 
Poetical Works
by Robert Bridges, England, Poetry
 
The Lost World
by Arthur Conan Doyle, England
Novel
 
The Gods are Athirst
by Anatole France, France
Novel
 
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Death in Venice
by Thomas Mann, Germany
Novella
 
Campos de Castilla
by Antonio Machado, Spain
Poetry collection
 
Tarzan of the Apes
by Edgar Rice Burroughs, United States
Novel
 
Riders of the Purple Sage
by Zane Grey, United States
Novel
1913
Trent's Last Case
by E.C. Bentley, England
Novel
 
Sons and Lovers
by D.H. Lawrence, England
Novel
 
Le Grand Meaulnes
by Alain-Fournier, France
Novel
 
Alcohols
by Guillaume Apollinaire, France
Poetry collection
 
By the Open Sea
by August Strindberg, Norway
Novel
 
Petersburg
by Andrei Bely, Russia
Novel
 
My Childhood
by Maxim Gorky, Russia
Memoir
 
O Pioneers!
by Willa Cather, United States
Novel
1913–1927
In Search of Lost Time
by Marcel Proust, France
Novel in seven volumes including Swann's Way, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, The Guermantes Way, Time Regained
 
The Prussian Officer and other Stories
by D.H. Lawrence, England
Story collection
 
The Three Sisters
by May Sinclair, England
Novel
 
Locus Solus
by Raymond Roussel, France
Novel
 
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Dubliners
by James Joyce, Ireland
Includes "The Sisters", "Araby", "Eveline", "Two Gallants", "Ivy Day in the Committee Room", "The Dead", and others
 
Kokoro
by Sōseki Natsume, Japan
Novel
 
Platero and I
by Juan Ramón Jiménez, Spain, Poetry
 
The Emperor of Portugalia
by Selma Lagerlöf, Sweden
Novel
 
North of Boston
by Robert Frost, United States
Poetry collection includes Mending Wall, The Death of the Hired Man, After Apple-Picking, and others
1914–1917
Golpoguchchho (Bunch of Stories)
by Rabindranath Tagore, Bengal
Story collection
1914–1955
The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists
by Robert Tressell, Ireland
Story collection
1915
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"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
by T.S. Eliot, England
Poem
 
The Good Soldier
by Ford Maddox Ford, England
Novel
 
The Rainbow
by D.H. Lawrence, England
Novel
 
Of Human Bondage
by W. Somerset Maugham, England
Novel
 
A Cloud in Trousers
by Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russia, Poetry
 
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The Thirty-Nine Steps
by John Buchan, Scotland
Novel
 
Herland
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, United States
Novel
 
Spoon River Anthology
by Edgar Lee Masters, United States, Poetry
1916
The Home and the World
by Rabindranath Tagore, Bengal
Novel
 
The Metamorphosis
by Franz Kafka, Bohemia
Novella
 
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Under Fire
by Henri Barbusse, France
Novel
 
The Underdogs
by Mariano Azuela, Mexico
Novel
 
Pygmalion
by George Bernard Shaw, Ireland
Play
 
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
by James Joyce, Ireland
Novel
 
Mountain Interval
by Robert Frost, United States
Poetry collection includes The Road Not Taken, Birches, Out, Out—, and others
 
Chicago Poems
by Carl Sandburg, United States, Poetry
1917
The Charwoman's Daughter
by James Stephens, Ireland
Novel
 
Heartless
by Yi Gwangsu, Korea
Novel
 
Growth of the Soil
by Knut Hamsun, Norway
Novel
 
A Princes of Mars
by Edgar Rice Burroughs, United states
Novel
1917–1929
The Fortunes Of Richard Mahony
by Richard Handel Richardson, Australia
Novel series
1918
"A Madman's Diary"
by Lu Hsun, China
Story
 
Poems
by Gerard Manley Hopkins, England, Poetry
 
Calligrammes: Poems of Peace and War 1913-1916
by Guillaume Apollinaire, France
Poetry collection
 
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My Ántonia
by Willa Cather, United States
Novel
 
The Magnificent Ambersons
by Booth Tarkington, United States
Novel
1919
In the Penal Colony
by Franz Kafka, Bohemia
Novel
 
The Moon and Sixpence
by W. Somerset Maugham, England
Novel
 
Demian
by Herman Hesse, Switzerland
Novel
 
Winesburg, Ohio
by Sherwood Anderson, United States
Story collection
c.1919
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The True Story of Ah Q
by Lu Hsun, China
Novella
1920
R.U.R.
by Karel Čapek, Bohemia
Play
 
Women in Love
by D.H. Lawrence, England
Novel
 
Poems
by Wilfred Owen, England, Poetry
 
Chéri
by Colette, France
Novel
 
Heartbreak House
by George Bernard Shaw, Ireland
Novel
 
Bohemian Nights
by Ramón del Valle-Inclán, Spain
Play
 
Youth and the Bright Medusa
by Willa Cather, United States
Story collection includes Paul's Case, A Wagner Matinee, A Death in the Desert, and others
 
This Side of Paradise
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, United States
Novel
 
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Main Street
by Sinclair Lewis, United States
Novel
 
The Age of Innocence
by Edith Wharton, United States
Novel
1920–1922
Kristin Lavransdatter
by Sigrid Undset, Norway
Novel series includes The Wreath, The Wife, The Cross
1920–1923
The Good Soldier Schweik
by Jaroslav Hasek, Czechoslovakia
Novel
1921
Crome Yellow
by Aldous Huxley, England
Novel
 
Six Characters in Search of an Author
by Luigi Pirandello, Italy
Play
1922
Despair
by Gabriela Mistral, Chile
Poetry collection
 
The Worm Ouroboros
by E.R. Eddison, England
Novel
 
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"The Waste Land"
by T.S. Eliot, England
Poem
 
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Ulysses
by James Joyce, Ireland
Novel
 
Henry IV
by Luigi Pirandello, Italy
Play
 
Rashōmon and Other Stories
by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japan
Story collection
 
The Garden Party and Other Stories
by Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand
Story collection includes At the Bay, The Garden Party, The Daughters of the Late Colonel, Miss Brill, and others
 
Siddhartha
by Herman Hesse, Switzerland
Novel
 
The Enormous Room
by e.e. cummings, United States
Nonfiction novel
 
The Beautiful and Damned
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, United States
Novel
 
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Tales of the Jazz Age
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, United States
Story collection includes "May Day", "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", and others
 
Babbitt
by Sinclair Lewis, United States
Novel
 
The Facade
by Edith Sitwell, United States
Novel
1923
The Devil in Flesh
by Raymond Radiguet, France
Novel
 
Duino Elegies
by Rainer Maria Rilke, Germany, Poetry
 
Saint Joan
by George Bernard Shaw, Ireland
Play
 
The Confessions of Zeno
by Italo Svevo, Italy
Novel
 
Chapayev
by Dmitry Furmanov, Russia
Novel
 
A Lost Lady
by Willa Cather, United States
Novel
 
Tulips and Chimneys
by e.e. cummings, United States, Poetry
 
New Hampshire
by Robert Frost, United States, Poetry
Includes Fire and Ice, Nothing Gold Can Stay, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and others
 
The Prophet
by Kahlil Gibran, United States, Prose poetry
 
Cane
by Jean Toomer, United States
Novel
1924
The Vortex
by Noel Coward, England
Play
 
A Passage to India
by E.M. Forster, England
Novel
 
The Magic Mountain
by Thomas Mann, Germany
Novel
 
Juno and the Paycock
by Sean O'Casey, Ireland
Play
 
We
by Yevgeny Zamyatin, Russia
Novel
 
So Big
by Edna Ferber, United States
Novel
 
Billy Budd, Foretopman
by Herman Melville, United States
Novel
1925
The Trial
by Franz Kafka, Bohemia
Novel
 
Residence on Earth and Other Poems
by Pablo Neruda, Chile, Poetry
 
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
by Agatha Christie, England
Novel
 
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"The Hollow Men"
by T.S. Eliot, England
Poem
 
Parade's End
by Ford Maddox Ford, England
Novel
 
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Mrs Dalloway
by Virginia Woolf, England
Novel
 
The Counterfeiters
by André Gide, France
Novel
 
Chaka
by Thomas Mofolo, Lesotho
Novel
 
Heart of a Dog
by Mikhail Bulgakov, Russia
Novella
 
The Artamonov Business
by Maxim Gorky, Russia
Novel
 
The Professor's House
by Willa Cather, United States
Novel
 
The Iron Flood
by Alexander Serafimovich, Russia
Novel
 
An American Tragedy
by Theodore Dreiser, United States
Novel
 
Manhattan Transfer
by John Dos Passos, United States
Novel
 
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The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, United States
Novel
 
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In Our Time
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Story collection includes "The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife", "The Three-Day Blow", "The Big Two-Hearted River", and others
 
Arrowsmith
by Sinclair Lewis, United States
Novel
1925–1970
The Cantos
by Ezra Pound, United States, Poetry

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1926
The Castle
by Franz Kafka, Bohemia
Novel
 
Winnie-the-Pooh
by A.A. Milne, England
Story collection
 
Under the Sun of Satan
by Georges Bernanos, France
Novel
 
Moravagine
by Blaise Cendrars, France
Novel
 
The Plough and the Stars
by Sean O'Casey, Ireland
Play
 
One, None and One HUndred Thousand
by Luigi Pirandello, Italy
Novel
 
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The Sun Also Rises
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Novel
1926–1939
Alberta Trilogy
by Cora Sandel, Norway
Novel series
1926–1943
Joseph and His Brothers
by Thomas Mann, Germany
Novel
1927
Confusion of Feelings
by Stefan Zweig, Austria
Novella
 
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To the Lighthouse
by Virginia Woolf, England
Novel
 
Thérése Desqueyroux
by Paul Mauriac, France
Novel
 
The Case of Sergeant Grischa
by Arnold Zweig, Germany
Novel
 
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
by B. Traven, Mexico
Novel
 
Sunset
by Isaac Babel, Russia
Play
 
The Twelve Chairs
by Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov, Russia
Novel
 
Envy
by Yuri Olesha, Russia
Novel
 
Steppenwolf
by Herman Hesse, Switzerland
Novel
 
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Death Comes for the Archbishop
by Willa Cather, United States
Novel
 
Men Without Women
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Story collection includes Hills Like White Elephants, The Killers, Ten Indians, and others
 
Elmer Gantry
by Sinclair Lewis, United States
Novel
 
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
by Thornton Wilder, United States
Novella
1928
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Strange Fugitive
by Morley Callaghan, Canada
Novel
 
The Machine Stops
by E.M. Forster, England
Novella
 
The Well of Loneliness
by Radclyffe Hall, England
Novel
 
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Point Counter Point
by Aldous Huxley, England
Novel
 
Lady Chatterley's Lover
by D.H. Lawrence, England
Novel
 
Ashenden: Or the British Agent
by W. Somerset Maugham, England
Story collection
 
Decline and Fall
by Evelyn Waugh, England
Novel
 
Orlando
by Virginia Woolf, England
Play
 
Story of the Eye
by Georges Bataille, France
Novella
 
Nadja
by André Breton, France
Novel
 
The Three-Penny Opera
by Bertolt Brecht, Germany
Play
 
The Tower
by W.B. Yeats, Ireland
Poetry collection
 
And Quiet Flows the Don
by Mikhail Sholokov, Russia
Novel
 
Gypsy Ballads
by Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain, Poetry
 
Quicksand
by Nella Larsen, United States
Novel
 
Machinal
by Sophie Treadwell, United States
Play
1929
The Poisoned Chocolates Case
by Anthony Berkeley, England
Novel
 
Good-Bye to All that
by Robert Graves, England
Memoir
 
A High Wind in Jamaica
by Richard Hughes, England
Novel
 
Children of the Game
by Jean Cocteau, France
Novel
 
Retreat Without Song
by Shahan Shanoor, France
Novel
 
Berlin Alexanderplatz
by Alfred Döblin, Germany
Novel
 
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All Quiet on the Western Front
Novel
 
Some Prefer Nettles
by Alberto Moravia, Italy
Novel
 
The Time of Indifference
by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki, Japan
Novel
 
The Sound and the Fury
by William Faulkner, United States
Novel
 
Red Harvest
by Dashiell Hammett, United States
Novel
 
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A Farewell to Arms
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Novel
 
Passing
by Nella Larsen, United States
Novella
 
Look Homeward, Angel
by Thomas Wolfe, United States
Novel
1930
Private Lives
by Noel Coward, England
Play
 
Strong Poison
by Dorothy L. Sayers, England
Novel
 
Last and First Men
by Olaf Stapledon, England
Novel
 
Insatiability
by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Poland
Novel
 
The Foundation Pit
by Andrei Platonov, Russia
Novel
 
As I Lay Dying
by William Faulkner, United States
Novel
 
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"A Rose for Emily"
by William Faulkner, United States
Story
 
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The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiell Hammett, United States
Novel
 
The Bridge
by Hart Crane, United States, Poetry
1930–1936
U.S.A.
by John Dos Passos, United States
Novel series includes The 42nd Parallel, 1919, The Big Money
1930–1943
The Man Without Qualities
by Robert Musil, Austria
Novel
1931
Peter the Lett
by Georges Simenon, Belgioum
Novel
 
The Waves
by Virginia Woolf, England
Novel
 
Night Flight
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, France
Novel
 
Three Generations
by Yeom Sang-seop, Korea
Novel
 
Odessa Stories
by Isaac Babel, Russia
Story collection
 
The Little Golden Calf
by Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov, Russia
Novel
 
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The Good Earth
by Pearl S. Buck, United States
Novel
 
Sanctuary
by William Faulkner, United States
Novel
 
The Glass Key
by Dashiell Hammett, United States
Novel
 
At the Mountains of Madness
by H.P. Lovecraft, United States
Novel
 
Morning Becomes Electra
by Eugene O'Neill, United States
Play
1932
Radetzky March
by Joseph Roth, Austria
Novel
 
The Crime of Inspector Maigret
by Georges Simenon, Belgium
Novel
 
To the North
by Elizabeth Bowen, England
Novel
 
Cold Comfort Farm
by Stella Gibbons, England
Novel
 
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Brave New World
by Aldous Huxley, England
Novel
 
Journey to the End of the Night
by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, France
Novel
 
Viper's Tangle
by Francois Mauriac, France
Novel
 
The Artificial Silk Girl
by Irmgard Keun, Germany
Novel
 
Tobacco Road
by Erskine Caldwell, United States
Novel
 
Light in August
by William Faulkner, United States
Novel
 
Guys and Dolls
by Damon Runyon, United States
Story collection
1932–1935
Studs Lonigan
by James T. Farrell, United States
Novel series includes Young Lonigan, The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan, Judgment Day
1932–1942
Josephus Trilogy
by Lion Feuchtwanger, Germany
Novel series
1933
The Family
by Pa Chin, China
Novel
 
A Day Off
by Storm Jameson, Germany
Novel
 
Murder Must Advertise
by Dorothy L. Sayers, England, Poetry
 
Man's Fate
by André Malraux, France
Novel
 
In the Heart of the Seas
by Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Israel
Play
 
Blood Wedding
by Federico Garcia Lorca, Spain
Play
 
The Case of the Sulky Girl
by Erle Stnaley Gardner, United States
Novel
 
Winner Take Nothing
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Story collection includes A Clean, Well-Lighted Place; A Natural History of the Dead; The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio; and others
 
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
by Gertrude Stein, United States
Novel
 
Miss Lonelyhearts
by Nathanael West, United States
Novella
1934
missing graphic
Such Is My Beloved
by Morley Callaghan, Canada
Novel
 
missing graphic
Murder on the Orient Express
by Agatha Christie, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
I, Claudius
by Robert Graves, England
Novel
 
The Nine Tailors
by Dorothy L. Sayers, England
Novel
 
A Handful of Dust
by Evelyn Waugh, England
Novel
 
The Bells of Basel
by Louis Aragon, France
Novel
 
The Street of Crocodiles
by Bruno Schulz, Poland
Story collection
 
How the Steel Was Tempered
by Nikolai Ostrovsky, Ukraine
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Postman Always Rings Twice
by James M. Cain, United States
Novella
 
missing graphic
Tender Is the Night
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, United States
Novel
 
The Children's Hour
by Lillian Hellman, United States
Play
 
missing graphic
The Thin Man
by Dashiell Hammett, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Appointment in Samarra
by John O'Hara, United States
Novel
 
Tropic of Cancer
by Henry Miller, United States
Novel
 
Lust for Life
by Irving Stone, United States
Novel
 
"A Martian Odyssey"
by Stanley G. Weinbaum, United States
Story
1934–1935
Independent People
by Halldór Laxness, Iceland
Novel
1934–1988;
Mary Poppins
by P.L. Travers, England
Novel series
1935
Auto-da-Fé
by Elias Canetti, Austria
Novel
 
missing graphic
Old Tales Retold
by Lu Hsun, China
Story collection
 
missing graphic
Murder in the Cathedral
by T.S. Eliot, England
Play
 
missing graphic
Gaudy Night
by Dorothy L. Sayers, England
Novel
 
Untouchable
by Mulk Raj Anand, India
Novel
 
Virgin Soil Upturned
by Mikhail Sholokov, Russia
Novel
 
Swami and Friends
by R.K. Narayan, South Africa
Novel
 
Selected Poems
by Marianne Moore, United States
Poetry collection
 
missing graphic
The Doctor's Son and Other Stories
by John O'Hara, United States
Story collection
 
Call It Sleep
by Henry Roth, United States
Novel
 
Awake and Sing!
by Clifford Odets, United States
Play
1936
The War With the Newts
by Karel Čapek, Czechoslovakia
Novel
 
Jamaica Inn
by Daphne Du Maurier, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
Eyeless in Gaza
by Aldous Huxley, England
Novel
 
Keep the Aspidistra Flying
by George Orwell, England
Novel
 
Diary of a Country Priest
by Georges Bernanos, Spain
Novel
 
Invitation to a Beheading
by Vladimir Nabokov, Russia
Novel
 
Juan de Mairena
by Antonio Machado, Spain, Prose collection
 
Nightwood
by Djuna Barnes, United States
Novel
 
Absalom, Absalom!
by William Faulkner, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
"The Short Happy Life of Francis Macimber"
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Story
 
missing graphic
"The Snows of Kilimanjaro"
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Story
 
The Shadow over Innsmouth
by H.P. Lovecraft, United States
Novella
 
Gone with the Wind
by Margaret Mitchell, United States
Novel
1937
Rickshaw Boy
by Lao She, China
Novel
 
Out of Africa
by Karen Blixen, Denmark
Memoir
 
Star Maker
by Olaf Stapledon, England
Novella
 
The Hobbit
by J.R.R. Tolkien, England
Novel
 
The Blind Owl
by Ssadegh Hedayat, Italy
Novel
 
Ferdydurke
by Witold Gombrowicz, Poland
Novel
 
To Have and Have Not
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Novel
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Zora Neale Hurston, United States
Novel
 
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Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck, United States
Novella
1937–1967
Horatio Hornblower
by C.S. Forester, England
Novel series
1938
Harvesting
by Gabriela Mistral, Chile
Poetry collection
 
Cause for Alarm
by Eric Ambler, England
Novel
 
Rebecca
by Daphne du Maurier, England
Novel
 
Brighton Rock
by Graham Greene, England
Novel
 
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
by Winifred Watson, England
Novel
 
Scoop
by Evelyn Waugh, England
Novel
 
The Sword in the Stone
by T.H. White, England
Novel
 
The Code of the Woosters
by P.G. Wodehouse, England
Novel
 
The Years
by Virginia Woolf, England
Novel
 
Nausea
by Jean-Paul Sartre, France
Novel
 
The Death of the Heart
by Elizabeth Bowen, England
Novel
 
Murphy
by Samuel Beckett, Ireland
Novel
 
Human Poems
by Cesar Vallejo, Peru, Poetry
 
The Gift
by Vladimir Nabokov, Russia
Novel
 
Alamuit
by Vladimir Bartol, Slovenia
Novel
 
Who Goes there?
by John W. Campbell, United States
Novella
 
Anthem
by Ayn Rand, United States
Novella
 
The Book of the Dead
by Muriel Rukeyser, United States
Poetry collection
 
missing graphic
Our Town
by Thornton Wilder, United States
Play
1939
The Mask of Dimitrios
by Eric Ambler, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie, England
Novel
 
Rogue Male
by Geoffrey Household, England
Novel
 
Goodbye to Berlin
by Christopher Isherwood, England
Novel
 
Good Morning, Midnight
by Jean Rhys, England
Novel
 
Tropisms
by Nathalie Sarraute, France
Novel
 
Mother Courage and Her Children
by Bertolt Brecht, Germany
Play
 
missing graphic
Finnegans Wake
by James Joyce, Ireland
Novel
 
At Swim-Two-Birds
by Flann O'Brien, Ireland
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Big Sleep
by Raymond Chandler, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Little Foxes
by Lillian Hellman, United States
Play
 
Arsenic and Old Lace
by Joseph Kesselring, United States
Play
 
Pale Horse, Pale Rider
by Katherine Anne Porter, United States
Story collection
 
missing graphic
The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Day of the Locust
by Nathanael West, United States
Novel
1940
The Invention of Morel
by Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentina
Novel
 
The Man Who Loved Children
by Christina Stead, Australia
Novel
 
The Power and the Glory
by Graham Greene, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
Darkness at Noon
by Arthur Koestler, England
Novel
 
The Tartar Steppe
by Dino Buzzati, Italy
Novel
 
The Don Flows Home to the Sea
by Mikhail Sholokov, Russia
Novel
 
Poet in New York
by Federico García Lorca, Spain
Poetry collection
 
Farewell, My Lovely
by Raymond Chandler, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
For Whom the Bell Tolls
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Novel
 
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
by Carson McCullers, United States
Novel
 
Native Son
by Richard Wright, United States
Novel
1940–1942
"Four Quartets"
by T.S. Eliot, England
Poem
1941
Chess Story
by Stefan Zweig, Austria
Novella
 
Blithe Spirit
by Noel Coward, England
Play
 
Owen Glendower
by John Cowper Powys, England
Novel
 
Between the Acts
by Virginia Woolf, England
Novel
 
The Silence of the Sea
by Vercors, France
Novel
 
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
by Bertolt Brecht, Germany
Play
 
Ride This Night
by Vilhelm Moberg, Sweden
Novel
 
missing graphic
Mildred Pierce
by James M. Cain, United States
Novel
 
Universe
by Robert A. Heinlein, United States
Novella
 
The Wife of Martin Guerre
by Janet Lewisa, United States
Novella
 
A Curtain of Green
by Eudora Welty, United States
Story collection
1941–1956
Fictions
by Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina
Story collection
1942
The Outsider
by Albert Camus, Algeria
Novella
 
Nerves
by Lester Del Rey, United States
Novella
 
Mythology
by Edith Hamilton, United States
Story collection
1943
Love in a Fallen City
by Eileen Chang, China
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Little Prince
Novella
 
The Life of Galileo
by Bertolt Brecht, Germany
Play
 
The Crooked Line
by Ismat Chugtai, India
Novel
 
Double Indemnity
by James M. Cain, United States
Novella
 
The Lady in the Lake
by Raymond Chandler, United States
Novel
 
The Fountainhead
by Ayn Rand, United States
Novel
 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith, United States
Novel
1944
The Horse's Mouth
by Joyce Cary, England
Novel
 
The Razor's Edge
by W. Someret Maugham, England
Novel
 
Antigone
by Jean Anouilh, France
Play
 
Aurélien
by Louis Aragon, France
Novel
 
"Arcanum 17"
by Andre Breton, France
Poem
 
Our Lady of the Flowers
by Jean Genet, France
Novel
 
No Exit
by Jean-Paul Sartre, France
Play
 
Transit
by Anna Seghers, Germany
Novel
 
The Makioka Sisters
by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Japan
Novel
 
The Dwarf
by Pär Lagerkvist, Sweden
Novel
1944–1946
Trilogy
by Hilda Doolittle, United States
Poetry collection
1945
Caligula
by Albert Camus, Algeria
Play
 
Two Solitudes
by Hugh MacLennan, Canada
Novel
 
The Tin Flute
by Gabrielle Roy, Canada
Novel
 
By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept
by Elizabeth Smart, Canada
Novel
 
Loving
by Henry Green, England
Novel
 
by George Orwell, England
Novella
 
The Pursuit of Love
by Nancy Mitford, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
Brideshead Revisited
by Evelyn Waugh, England
Novel
 
The Madwoman of Chaillot
by Jean Giraudoux, France
Play
 
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
by Bertolt Brecht, Germany
Play
 
The English Teacher
by R.K. Narayan, India
Novel
 
Only Yesterday
by Shmuel Yosef Agnon, Israel
Novel
 
The Glass Bead Game
by Herman Hesse, Switzerland
Novel
 
Continental Op, The
by Dashiell Hammett, United States
Story collection
 
Cannery Row
by John Steinbeck, United States
Novel
 
The Glass Menagerie
by Tennessee Williams, United States
Play
 
Black Boy
by Richard Wright, United States
Memoir
1945–1948
Pippi Longstocking
by Astrid Lindgren, Sweden
Novella series includes Pippi Longstocking, Pippi Goes on Board, Pippi in the South Seas
1945–1949
The Roads to Freedom
by Jean-Paul Sartre, France
Novel series includes The Age of Reason, The Reprieve, Iron in the Soul
1946
The Moving Toyshop
by Edmund Crispin, England
Novel
 
Paroles
by Jacques Prévert, France
Poetry collection
 
Zorba the Greek
by Nikos Kazantzakis, Greece
Novel
 
Mr. President
by Miguel Angel Asturias, Guatemala
Novel
 
The Young Guard
by Alexander Fadeyev, Russia
Novel
 
Dark Avenues
by Ivan Bunin, Russia
Story collection
 
Return to Ithaca
by Eyvind Johnson, Sweden
Novel
 
Adventures in Time and Space
ed. Rymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas, United States
Story collection
 
Hiroshima
by John Hersey, United States
Nonfiction novel
 
The Marching Morons
by C.M. Kornbluth, United States
Novella
 
Lord Weary's Castle
by Robert Lowell, United States, Poetry
 
Vintage Season
by C.L. Moore, Henry Kuttner
(as Lawrence O'Donnell), United States
Novella
 
The Iceman Cometh
by Eugene O'Neill, United States
Play
 
Slan
by A.E. Van Vogt, United States
Novel
 
All the King's Men
by Robert Penn Warren, United States
Novel
 
Bridge on the Drina
by Ivo Andric, Yugoslavia
Novel
1946–1959
Gormenghast
by Mervyn Peake, England
Novel series includes Titus Groan, Gormenghast, Titus Alone
1947
The Plague
by Albert Camus, Algeria
Novella
 
Who Has Seen the Wind?
by W.O. Mitchell, Canada
Novel
 
"The Heights of Macchu Picchu"
by Pablo Neruda, Chile
Poem
 
Fortress Besieged
by Qian Zhongshu, China
Novel
 
Midaq Alley
by Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt
Novel
 
The Age of Anxiety
by W.H. Auden, England
Poetry collection
 
Eustace and Hilda
by L.P. Hartley, England
Novel
 
Under the Volcano
by Malcolm Lowry, England
Novel
 
A Case to Answer
by Edgar Lustgarten, England
Novel
 
The Maids
by Jean Genet, France
Play
 
Exercises in Style
by Raymond Queneau, France
Story collection
 
Froth on the Daydream
by Boris Vian, France
Play
 
The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank, Germany
Memoir
 
Doctor Faustus
by Anne Frank, Germany
Novel
 
The Path to the Spiders' Nest
by Italo Calvino, Italy
Novel
 
If This Is a Man
by Primo Levy, Italy
Memoir
 
I, the Jury
by Mickey Spillane, United States
Novella
 
The Pearl
by John Steinbeck, United States
Novella
 
A Streetcar Named Desire
by Tennessee Williams, United States
Play
 
With Folded Hands...
by Jack Williamson, United States
Novella
1948
The Tunnel
by Ernesto Sabato, Argentina
Novel
 
All About H. Hatterr
by G.V. Desani, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
by Graham Greene, England
Novel
 
I Capture the Castle
by Dodie Smith, England, Novel 
 
Death Sentence
by Maurice Blanchot, France
Novel
 
Snow Country
by Yasunari Kawabata, Japan
Novel
 
Ashes and Diamonds
by Jerzy Andrzejewski, Poland
Novel
 
The Franchise Affair
by Josephine Tey, Scotland
Novel
 
Cry, the Beloved Country
by Alan Paton, South Africa
Novel
 
Journey to Alcarria
by Camilo José Cela, Spain
Nonfiction
 
The Road to Klockrike
by Harry Martinson, SWeden
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Naked and the Dead
by Norman Mailer, United States
Novel
1949
The Kingdom of This World
by Alejo Carpentier, Cuba
Novel
 
The Heat of the Day
by Elizabeth Bowen, England
Novel
 
The Third Man
by Graham Greene, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
Nineteen Eighty-Four
by George Orwell, England
Novel
 
Men of Maize
by Miguel Angel Asturias, Guatemala
Novel
 
Confessions of a Mask
by Yukio Mishima, Japan
Novel
 
The Man With the Golden Arm
by Nelson Algren, United States
Novel
 
The Sheltering Sky
by Paul Bowles, United States
Novel
 
The Anniad
by Gwendolyn Brooks, United States
Play
 
The Lottery and Other Stories
by Shirley Jackson, United States
Story collection
 
Death of a Salesman
by Arthur Miller, United States
Play
 
Shane
by Jack Schaefer, United States
Novel
1949–1959
The Emigrants
by Vilhelm Moberg, Sweden
Novel series
1950
missing graphic
Cabbagetown
by Hugh Garner, Canada
Novel
 
Smallbone Deceased
by Michael Gilbert, England
Novel
 
The Grass Is Singing
by Doris Lessing, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
A Town Like Alice
by Nevil Shute, England
Novel
 
The Abbot C
by Georges Bataille, France
Novella
 
The Bald Soprano
by Eugène Ionesco, France
Play
 
The Moon and the Bonfires
by Cesare Pavese, Italy
Novel
 
The Labyrinth of Solitude
by Octavio Paz, Mexico, essay collection
 
The Hive
by Camilo José Cela, Spain
Novel
 
Barabbas
by Pär Lagerkvist, Sweden
Novel
 
missing graphic
I, Robot
by Isaac Asimov, United States
Story collection includes "Robbie", "Runaround", "Reason", "Catch that Rabbit", "Liar!", "Little Lost Robot", and others
 
The Martian Chronicles
by Ray Bradbury, United States
Story collection
 
Strangers on a Train
by Paricia Highsmith, United States
Novel
 
Come Back, Little Sheba
by William Inge, United States
Play

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1950–1956
missing graphic
by C.S. Lewis, England
Novel series includes The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; and others
1951
Memoirs of Hadrian
by Marguerite Yourcenar, Belgium
Novel
 
Porius
by John Cowper Powys, England
Novel
 
The End of the Affair
by Graham Greene, England
Novel
 
The Day of the Triffids
by John Wyndham, England
Novel
 
The Opposing Shore
by Julien Gracq, France
Novel
 
The Complete Short Stories
by W. Somerset Maugham, England
Story collection
 
Watt
by Samuel Beckett, Ireland
Novel
 
Forbidden Colors
by Yukio Mishima, Japan
Novel
 
The Daughter of Time
by Josephine Tey, Scotland
Novel
 
The Illustrated Man
by Ray Bradbury, United States
Story collection
 
Spartacus
by Howard Fast, United States
Novel
 
Montage of a Dream Deferred
by Langston Hughes, United States, Poetry
 
From Here to Eternity
by James Jones, United States
Novel
 
The Ballad of the Sad Café
by Carson McCullers, United States
Novella
 
missing graphic
The Catcher in the Rye
by J.D. Salinger, United States
Novel
 
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
by Dylan Thomas, Wales
Poetry collection
1951–1953
The Trilogy
by Samuel Beckett, Ireland
Novel series includes Molly, Malone Dies, The Unnamable
 
missing graphic
Foundation
by Isaac Asimov, United States
Novel
1951–1975
A Dance to the Music of Time
by Anthony Powell, England
Novel series
1952
The Tiger in the Smoke
by Margery Allingham, England
Novel
 
The Deep Blue Sea
by Terence Rattigan, England
Play
 
The Chairs
by Eugene Ionesco, France
Play
 
Waiting for Godot
by Samuel Beckett, Ireland
Play
 
Thousand Cranes
by Yasunari Kawabata, Japan
Novel
 
The Palm-Wine Drunkard
by Amos Tutola, Nigeria
Novel
 
The Martian Way
by Isaac Asimov, United States
Novella
 
Invisible Man
by Ralph Ellison, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway, United States
Novella
 
Wise Blood
by Flannery O'Connor, United States
Novel
 
East of Eden
by John Steinbeck, United States
Novel
 
Baby Is Three
by Thodore Sturgeon, United States
Novella
 
Player Piano
by Kurt Vonnegut, United States
Novel
 
Last Seen Wearing...
by Hilary Waugh, United States
Novel
 
Charlotte's Web
by E.B. White, United States
Novel
 
"A Child's Christmas in Wales"
by Dylan Thomas, Wales
Story
1953
The Lost Steps
by Alejo Carpentier, Cuba
Novel
 
Childhood's End
by Arthur C. Clarke, England
Novel
 
"The Nine Billion Names of God"
by Arthur C. Clarke, England
Story
 
Casino Royale
by Ian Fleming, England
Novel
 
The Go-Between
by L.P. Hartley, England
Novel
 
The Hothouse
by Wolfgang Koeppen, Germany
Novel
 
The Dark Child
by Camara Laye, Guinea
Novel
 
The Burning Plain and Other Stories
by Juan Rulfo, Mexico
Story collection
 
The Adventures of Augie March
by Saul Bellow, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Demolished Man
by Alfred Bester, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Long Goodbye
by Raymond Chandler, United States
Novel
 
Nine Stories
by J.D. Salinger, United States
Story collection includes A Perfect Day for Bananafish, For Esmé—With Love and Squalor, and others
 
More Than Human
by Theodore Sturgeon, United States
Novel
1954
Swamp Angel
by Ethel Wilson, Canada
Novel
 
Lucky Jim
by Kingsley Amis, England
Novel
 
Lord of the Flies
by William Golding, England
Novel
 
Under the Net
by Iris Murdoch, England
Novel
 
The Unknown Soldier
by Väinö Linna, Finland
Novel
 
The Mandarins
by Simone de Beauvoir, France
Novel
 
The Story of O
by Pauline Reage, France
Novel
 
Hello Sadness
by Francoise Sagan, France
Novel
 
Death in Rome
by Wolfgang Koeppen, Germany
Novel
 
Nectar in a Sieve
by Kamala Markandaya, India
Novel
 
Contempt
by Alberto Moravia, Italy
Novel
 
The Sound of the Mountain
by Yasunari Kawabata, Japan
Novel
 
The Sound of Waves
by Yukio Mishima, Japan
Novel
 
I'm Not Stiller
by Max Frisch, Switzerland
Novel
 
Go Tell It on the Mountain
by James Baldwin, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
I Am Legend
by Richard Matheson, United States
Novella
 
The Wicked Pavilion
by Dwn Powell, United States
Novel
 
Twelve Angry Men
by Reginald Rose, United States
Play
1954–1955
Lord of the Rings
by J.R.R. Tolkien, England
Novel
1955
The Tree of Man
by Patrick White, Australia
Novel
 
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne
by Brian Moore, Canada
Novel
 
missing graphic
by Graham Greene, England
Novel
 
The Less Deceived
by Philip Larkin, England, Poetry
 
The Chrysalids
by John Wyndham, England
Novel
 
The Voyeur
by Alain Robbe-Grillet, France
Novel
 
The Last Temptation of Christ
by Nikos Kazantzákis, Greece
Novel
 
Waiting for the Mahatma
by R.K. Narayan, India
Novel
 
The Ginger Man
by J.P. Donleavy, Ireland
Novel
 
Pedro Paramo
by Juan Rulfo, Mexico
Novella
 
Collected Stories
by Isaac Babel, Russia
Story collection
 
missing graphic
Lolita
by Vladimir Nabokov, Russia
Novel
 
The Complete Poems
by Emily Dickinson, United States, Poetry
 
The Recognitions
by William Gaddis, United States
Novel
 
The Talented Mr. Ripley
by Patricia Highsmith, United States
Novel
 
Beast in View
by Margaret Millar, United States
Novel
 
A View From the Bridge
by Arthur Miller, United States
Play
 
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
by Flannery O'Connor, United States
Story collection includes A Good Man Is Hard to Find, The River, The Life You Save May Be Your Own, Good Country People, and others
1956
The Fall
by Albert Camus, Algeria
Novella
 
The Devil to Pay in the Backlands
by João Guimarães Rosa, Brazil
Novel
 
missing graphic
Let Us Compare Mythologies
by Leonard Cohen, Canada
Poetry collection
 
The City and the Stars
by Arthur C. Clarke, England
Novel
 
Look Back in Anger
by John Osburn, England
Play
 
Passing Time
by Michel Butor, France
Novel
 
The Roots of Heaven
by Romain Gary, France
Novel
 
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
by Yukio Mishima, Japan
Novel
 
The Visit
by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Switzerland
Play
 
A Dram of Poison
by JCharlotte Armstrong, United States
Novel
 
Giovanni's Room
by James Baldwin, United States
Novel
 
Seize the Day
by Saul Bellow, United States
Novella
 
missing graphic
The Stars My Destination
by Alfred Bester, United States
Novel also known as Tiger! Tiger!
 
"Howl"
by Allen Ginsberg, United States
Poem
 
Double Star
by Robert A. Heinlein, United States
Novel
 
Long Day's Journey into Night
by Eugene O'Neill, United States
Play
 
Night
by Elie Wiesel, United States
Memoir
 
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
by Tennessee Williams, United States
Play
1956–1957
The Cairo Trilogy
by Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt
Novel series
1957
Voss
by Patrick White, Australia
Novel
 
From Russia With Love
by Ian Fleming, England
Novel
 
The Entertainer
by John Osborne, England, Playl
 
The Birthday Party
by Harold Pinter, England
Play
 
On the Beach
by Nevil Shute, England
Novel
 
The Midwich Cuckoos
by John Wyndham, England
Novel
 
The Blue of Noon
by Georges Bataille, France
Novel
 
Second Thoughts
by Michel Butor, France
Novel
 
Jealousy
by Alain Robbe-Grillet, France
Novel
 
The Glass Bees
by Ernst Jünger, Germany
Novel
 
Endgame
by Samuel Beckett, Ireland
Play
 
Arturo's Island
by Elsa Morante, Italy
Novel
 
Sunstone
by Octavio Paz, Mexico, Poetry
 
Pnin
by Vladimir Nabokov, Russia
Novel
 
Doctor Zhivago
by Boris Pasternak, Russia
Novel
 
Homo Faber
by Max Frisch, Switzerland
Novel
 
The Wapshot Chronicle
by John Cheever, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
On the Road
by Jack Kerouac, United States
Novel
 
Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand, United States
Novel
1957–1959
The Baron in the Trees
by Italo Calvino, Italy, Novels\
1957–1960
The Alexandria Quartet
by Laurence Durrell, England
Novel series
1958
Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon
by Jorge Amado, Brazil
Novel
 
The Caretaker
by Harold Pinter, England
Play
 
The Once and Future King
by T.H. White, England
Novel
 
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
by Alan Sillitoe, England
Novel
 
The Guide
by R.K. Narayan, India
Novel
 
Krapp's Last Tape
by Samuel Beckett, Ireland
Play
 
Borstal Biy
by Brendan Behan, Ireland
Memoir
 
Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids
by Kenzaburō Ōe, Japan
Novel
 
Things Fall Apart
by Chinua Achebe, Nigeria
Novel
 
The Leopard
by Giusseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Italy
Novel
 
Where the Air Is Clear
by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico
Novel
 
Jamila
by Chingiz Aitmatov, Russia
Novel
 
Zoo Story
by Edward Albee, United States
Play
 
A Case of Conscience
by James Blish, United States
Novel
 
Breakfast at Tiffany's
by Truman Capote, United States
Novella
 
A Coney Island of the Mind
by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, United States, Poetry
 
The Dharma Bums
by Jack Kerouac, United States
Novel
 
The Big Time
by Fritz Leiber, United States
Novel
 
Anatomy of a Murder
by Robert Lovesey, United States
Novel
 
The Magic Barrel
by Bernard Malamud, United States
Story collection
 
by Clifford D. Simak, United States
Novella
1959
missing graphic
Morley Callaghan's Stories
by Morley Callaghan, Canada
Story collection includes All the Years of Her Life, A Sick Call, Now That April's Here, Ancient Lineage, Two Fishermen, and others
 
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
by Mordecai Richler, Canada
Novel
 
Double Hook
by Sheila Watson, Canada
Novel
 
Serjeant Musgrave's Dance
by John Arden, England
Play
 
Cider With Rosie
by Laurie Lee, England
Novel
 
The Golden Notebook
by Doris Lessing, England
Novel
 
Zazie in the Metro
by Raymond Queneau, France
Novel
 
Billiards at Half Past Nine
by Heinrich Böll, Germany
Novel
 
The Cloven Viscount
by Italo Calvino, Italy
Novel
 
The Tin Drum
by Günter Grass, Germany
Novel
 
Sacrificial Egg
by Chinua Achebe, Nigeria
Novel
 
Henderson the Rain King
by Saul Bellow, United States
Novel
 
Naked Lunch
by William S. Burroughs, United States
Novel
 
The Manchurian Candidate
by Richard Condon, United States
Novel
 
A Raisin in the Sun
by Lorraine Hansberry, United States
Play
 
Starship Troopers
by Robert A. Heinlein, United States
Novel
 
A Separate Peace
by John Knowles, United States
Novel
 
Life Studies
by Robert Lowell, United States, Poetry
 
missing graphic
The Galton Case
by Ross Macdonald, United States
Novel
 
Goodbye, Columbus
by Philip Roth, United States
Novella
 
The Sirens of Titan
by Kurt Vonnegut, United States
Novel
1960
A Man for All Seasons
by Robert Bolt, England
Play
 
Halftime
by Martin Walser, Germany
Novel
 
The Country Girls
by Edna O'Brien, Ireland
Novel
 
God's Bits of Wood
by Ousmane Sembene, Senegal
Novel
 
The Days of His Grace
by Eyvind Johnson, Sweden
Novel
 
The Sot-Weed Factor
by John Barth, United States
Novel
 
by F. Scott Fitzgerald, United States
Story collection
 
The Woman at the Washington Zoo
by Randal Jarrell, United States, Poetry
 
missing graphic
To Kill A Mockingbird
by Harper Lee, United States
Novel
 
A Canticle for Leibowitz
by Walter M. Miller, United States
Novel
 
Rabbit, Run
by John Updike, United States
Novel
1960–1968
Stockholm
by Pers Ansers Fogelström, Sweden
Novel series
1961
On Heroes and Tombs
by Ernesto Sabato, Argentina
Novel
 
No One Writes to the Colonel
by Gabriel García Márquez, Colombia
Novel
 
Cat and Mouse
by Günter Grass, Germany
Novella
1961
The Day of the Owl
by Leonardo Sciascia, Italy
Novel
 
Solaris
by Stanislaw Lem, Poland
Novel
 
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
by Muriel Spark, Scotland
Novel
 
Memoirs of a Peasant Boy
by Xosé Neira Vilas, Spain
Novel
 
A House for Mr Biswas
by V.S. Naipaul, Trinidad
Novel
 
Kaddish and Other Poems
by Allen Ginsbergs, United States
Poetry collection
 
missing graphic
Stranger in a Strange Land
by Robert A. Heinlein, United States
Novel
 
Catch-22
by Joseph Heller, United States
Novel
 
The Moviegoer
by Walker Percy, United States
Novel
 
Franny and Zooey
by J.D. Salinger, United States
Novel
 
Revolutionary Road
by Richard Yates, United States
Novel
 
James and the Giant Peach
by Roald Dahl, Wales
Novel
1962
Hothouse
by Brian Aldiss, England
Novel
 
A Clockwork Orange
by Anthony Burgess, England
Novel
 
The IPCRESS File
by Len Deighton, England
Novel
 
The Afternoon of Mr. Andesmas
by Marguerite Duras, France
Novel
 
The Third Wedding
by Costas Taktsis, Greece
Novel
 
Girl With Green Eyes
by Edna O'Brien, Ireland
Novel
 
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
by Giorgio Bassani, Ireland
Novel
 
The Death of Artemio Cruz
by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico
Novel
 
The Green House
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
Novel
 
Pale Fire
by Vladimir Nabokov, Russia
Novel
 
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Russia
Novella
 
Time of Silence
by Luis Martín-Santos, Spain
Novel
 
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
by Edward Albee, United States
Play
 
Something Wicked This Way Comes
by Ray Bradbury, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Man in the High Castle
by Philip K. Dick, United States
Novel
 
The Reivers
by William Faulkner, United States
Novel
 
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
by Shirley Jackson, United States
Novel
 
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
by Ken Kesey, United States
Novel
 
A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle, United States
Novel
 
Ship of Fools
by Katherine Anne Porter, United States
Novel
 
Ballad of Lost C'Mell
by Cordwainer Smith, United States
Novella
1962–1983
Labyrinths
by Jorge Luis Borges, Argentina
Story collection
1963
The General of the Dead Army
by Ismail Kadare, Albania
Novel
 
Hopscotch
by Julio Cortazar, Argentina
Novel
 
The Garden Party
by Vaclav Havel, Czechoslovakia
Play
 
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
by John le Carré, England
Novel
 
The Water of the Hills
by Marcel Pagnol, France
Novel series includes Jean de Florette, Manon des Sources
 
The Clown
by Heinrich Böll, Germany
Novel
 
Dog Years
by Günter Grass, Germany
Novel
 
Family Sayings
by Natalia Ginzburg, Italy
Novel
 
Selected Poems
by Octavio Paz, Mexico
Poetry collection
 
Best Stories of Manto
by Saadat Hasan Manto, Pakistan
Story collection
 
The Time of the Hero
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
Novel
 
Requiem
by Anna Akhmatova, Russia
Poetry collection
 
The Crucible
by Arthur Miller, United States
Play
 
V.
by Thomas Pynchon, United States
Novel
 
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters
by J.D. Salinger, United States
Novella
 
Seymour: An Introduction
by J.D. Salinger, United States
Novella
 
Short Friday and Other Stories
by Isaac Bashevis Singer, United States
Story collection
 
Cat's Cradle
by Kurt Vonnegut, United States
Novel
 
The Graduate
by Charles Webb, United States
Novella
1964
missing graphic
The Stone Angel
Novel
 
The Good Hope
by William Heinesen, Faroe Islands
Novel
 
The Ravishing of Lol Stein
by Marguerite Duras, France
Novel
 
Arrow of God
by Chinua Achebe, Nigeria
Novel
 
Herzog
by Saul Bellow, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch
by Philip K. Dick, United States
Novel
 
Sometimes a Great Notion
by Ken Kesey, United States
Novel
 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
by Roald Dahl, Wales
Novel
1965
A Season in the Life of Emmannuel
by Marie-Claire Blais, Canada
Novel
 
The Berlin Memorandum
by Adam Hall, England
Novel
 
The Homecoming
by Harold Pinter, England
Play
 
The Vice-Consul
by Maguerite Duras, France
Novel
 
Things
by Georges Perec, France
Novel
 
Cosmicomics
by Italo Calvino, Italy
Story collection
 
The River Between
by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Kenya
Novel
 
missing graphic
Dune
by Frank Herbert, United States
Novel
 
The Painted Bird
by Jerzy Kosinski, United States
Novel
 
Everything That Rises Must Converge
by Flannery O'Connor, United States
Story collection includes Everything That Rises Must Converge, Greenleaf, The Lame Shall Enter First, Revelation, Parker's Back, Judgement Day, and others
 
Ariel
by Syvia Plath, United States
Poetry collection
 
Fences
by August Wilson, United States
Play
1965–1971
Sea of Fertility, The
by Yukio Mishima, Japan
Novel series includes Spring Snow, Runaway Horses, The Temple of Dawn, The Decay of the Angel
1965–1989
Lord Ramage
by Dudley Pope, England
Novel series
1965–2003
Alisa's Adventures
by Kir Bulychev, Russia
Novel series
1966
missing graphic
Beautiful Losers
by Leonard Cohen, Canada
Novel
 
A Jest of God
Novel
 
St. Urbain's Horseman
by Mordecai Richler, Canada
Novel
 
The Fate of a Cockroach
by Tawfiq Al-Hakim, Egypt
Play
 
by J.G. Ballard, England
Novel
 
The Magus
by John Fowles, England
Novel
 
Black Sheep
by Georgette Heyer, England
Novel
 
Wide Sargasso Sea
by Jean Rhys, England
Novel
 
Silence
by Shūsaku Endō, Japan
Novel
 
Marks of Identity
by Juan Goytisolo, Spain
Novel
 
Season of Migration to the North
by Tayeb Salih, Sudan
Novel
 
Giles Goat-Boy
by John Barth, United States
Novel
 
In Cold Blood
by Truman Capote, United States
Nonfiction novel
 
missing graphic
Make Room! Make Room!
by Harry Harrison, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
by Robert A. Heinlein, United States
Novel
 
Flowers for Algernon
by Daniel Keyes, United States
Novel
 
The Fixer
by Bernard Malamud, United States
Novel
 
The Crying of Lot 49
by Thomas Pynchon, United States
Novel
 
Live or Die
by Anne Sexton, United States, Poetry
 
Death and the Dervish
by Meša Selimović, Yugoslavia
Novel
1966–1969
Song of Lawino
by Okot p'Bitek, Uganda, Epic poem
1967
Picnic at hanging /Rock
by Joan Lindsay, Australia
Novel
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
by Gabriel García Márquez, Colombia
Novel
 
Three Trapped Tigers
by Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Cuba
Novel
 
Children of Gebelawi
by Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt
Novel
 
Miramar
by Naguib Mahfouz, Egypt
Novel
 
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
by Tom Stoppard, England
Play
 
The Manila Rope
by Veijo Meri, Finlnd
Novel
 
Day of the Dolphin
by Robert Merle, France
Novel
 
Z
by Vassillis Vassilikos, Greece
Novel
 
The Third Policeman
by Flann O'Brien, Ireland
Novel
 
The Master and Margarita
by Mikhail Bulgakov, Russia
Novel
 
The Case of Comrade Tulayev
by Victor Serge, Russia
Novel
 
Mimic Men
by V.S. Naipaul, Trinidad
Novel
 
Babel-17
by Samuel R. Delaney, United States
Novel
 
Camp Concentration
by Thomas Disch, United States
Novel
 
The Outsiders
by S.E. Hinton, United States
Novel
 
The Chosen
by Chaim Potok, United States
Novel
 
The Confessions of Nat Turner
by William Styron, United States
Novel
 
Dangerous Visions
ed. Harlan Ellison, United States
Story collection
 
Lord of Light
by Roger Zelazny, United States
Novel
1967–1970
Slaves trilogy
by Thorkild Hansen, Denmark
Novel series includes Coast of Slaves, Ships of Slaves, Islands of Slaves
1968
Betrayed by Rita Hayworth
by Manuel Puig, Argentina
Novel
 
2001: A Space Odyssey
by Arthur C. Clarke, England
Novel
 
Eva Trout, or Changing Scenes
by Elizabeth Bowen, England
Novel
 
The Abyss
by Margaret Yourcenar, France
Novel
 
The German Lesson
by Siegfried Lenz, Germany
Novel
 
The Quest for Christa T.
by Christa Wolf, Germany
Novel
 
To Each His Own
by Leonardo Sciascia, Italy
Novel
 
Cancer Ward
by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Russia
Novel
 
The First Circle
by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Russia
Novel
 
The Laughing Policeman
by Maj Sjöwall, Per Wahlöö, Sweden
Novel
 
Belle du Seigneur
by Albert Cohen, Switzerland
Novel
 
The Last Unicorn
by Peter S. Beagle, United States
Novel
 
In Watermelon Sugar
by Richard Brautigan, United States
Novel
 
Stand on Zanzibar
by John Brunner, United States
Novel
 
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
by Philip K. Dick, United States
Novella
 
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country
by William H. Gass, United States
Story collection
 
The Lion in Winter
by James Goldman, United States
Play
 
missing graphic
The Armies of the Night
by Norman Mailer, United States
Novel
 
Dragonflight
by Anne McCaffrey, United States
Novel
 
Rite of Passage
by Alexei Panshin, United States
Novel
 
The Séance and Other Stories
by Isaac Bashevis Singer, United States
Story collection
 
Myra Breckinridge
by Gore Vidal, United States
Novel
 
Welcome to the Monkey House
by Kurt Vonnegut, United States
Story collection includes Harrison Bergeron, Welcome to the Monkey House, D.P. , The Euphio Question, and others
 
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
by Tom Wolfe, United States, Journalism
1968–1977
The Cornelius Quartet
by Michael Moorcock, England
Novel series
1968–2001
missing graphic
The Earthsea Cycle
by Ursula K. Le Guin, United States
Novel series also known as Earthsea; The Earthsea Trilogy
1969
Little Painted Mouths
by Manuel Puig, Argentina
Novel
 
Selected Poetry
by Irving Layton, Canada, Poetry
 
missing graphic
The French Lieutenant's Woman
by John Fowles, England
Novel
 
Master and Commander
by Patick O'Brian, England
Novel
 
What the Butler Saw
by Joe Orton, England
Play
 
A Void
by Georges Perec, France
Novel
 
Jacob the Liar
by Jurek Becker, Germany
Novel
 
The Case Worker
by Gyorgy Konrad, Hungary
Novel
 
Strumpet City
by James Plunkett, Ireland
Novel
 
The Castle of Crossed Destinies
by Italo Calvino, Italy
Novel
 
Here's to You, Jesusa
by Elena Poniatowska, Mexico
Nonfiction novel
 
Ada or Ardor
by Vladimir Nabokov, Russia
Novel
 
Ubik
by Philip K. Dick, United States
Novel
 
Blind Man with a Pistol
by Chester Himes, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Left Hand of Darkness
by Ursula K. Le Guin, United States
Novel
 
them
by Joyce Carol Oates, United States
Novel
 
The Godfather
by Mario Puzo, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Portnoy's Complaint
by Philip Roth, United States
Novel
 
Slaughterhouse Five
by Kurt Vonnegut, United States
Novel
1970
Fifth Business
by Robertson Davies, Canada
Novel
 
Kamouraska
by Anne Hébert, Canada
Novel
 
Troubles
by J.G. Farrell, England
Novel
 
Crow
by Ted Hughes, England
Poetry collection
 
Group Portrait with a Lady
by Heinrich Böll, Geermany
Novel
 
Fool's Gold
by Maro Douka, Greece
Novel
 
Twenty-One Stories
by S.Y. Agnon, Israel
Story collection
 
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou, United States
Memoir
 
Jonathan Livingston Seagul?
by Richard Bach, United States
Novella
 
Deliverance
by James Dickey, United States
Novel
 
The Bluest Eye
by Toni Morrison, United States
Novel
 
Play It as It Lays
by Joan Didion, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Ringworld
by Larry Niven, United States
Novel
1970–1983
Anniversaries
by Uwe Johnson, Germany
Novel
1970–1991
thr Chronicles of Mmber
by Roger Zelazny, United States
Novel series includes Nine Princes in Amber, The Guns of Avalon, Sign of the Unicorn, and others
1971
The Complete Stories
by Franz Kafka, Bohemia
Story collection
 
Lives of Girls and Women
by Alice Munro, Canada
Story collection
 
The Day of the Jackal
by Frederick Forsyth, England
Novel
 
The Egyptian
by Mika Waltari, Finland
Novel
 
Group Portrait with a Lady
by Heinrich Böll, Germany
Novel
 
August 1914
by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russia
Novel
 
The Poetry of Luis Cernuda
by Luis Cernuda, Spain
Poetry collection
 
In a Free State
by V.S. Naipaul, Trinidad
Novel
 
The Book of Daniel
by E.L. Doctorow, United States
Novel
 
Collected Poems
by Frank O'Hara, United States
Poetry collection
 
The Bell Jar
by Sylvia Plath, United States
Novel
 
Angle of Repose
by Wallace Stegner, United States
Novel
 
Rabbit Redux
by John Updike, United States
Novel
1971–1983
Riverworld
by Philip José Farmer, United States
Novel series includes To Your Scattered Bodies Go, The Fabulous Riverboat, The Dark Design, and others
1972
Surfacing
by Margaret Atwood, Canada
Novel
 
Watership Down
by Richard Adams, England
Novel
 
G.
by John Berger, England
Novel
 
Rendezvous With Rama
by Arthur C. Clarke, England
Novel
 
All Creatures Great and Small
by James Herriot, England
Story collection
 
The Summer Book
by Tove Jansson, Finland
Novel
 
Invisible Cities
by Italo Calvino, Italy
Novel
 
The Twilight Years
by Sawako Ariyuoshi, Japan
Novel
 
Roadside Picnic
by Arkady and Boris Strugatski, Russia
Novel
 
Bless Me, Ultima
by Rudolpho Anaya, United States
Novel
 
The Gods Themselves
by Isaac Asimov, United States
Novel
 
Chimera
by John Barth, United States, Novella cycle
Includes Dunyazadiad, Perseid, Bellerophoniad
 
The Palm at the End of the Mind
by Wallace Stevens, United States
Poetry collection
 
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
by Hunter S. Thompson, United States
Novel
 
Again, Dangerous Visions
ed. Harlan Ellison, United States
Story collection
 
The Optimist's Daughter
by Eudora Welty, United States
Novel
1973
A Question of Power
by Bessie Head, Botswana
Novel
 
Crash
by J.G. Ballard, England
Novel
 
The Siege of Krishnapur
by J.G. Farrell, England
Novel
 
Equus
by Peter Shaffer, England
Play
 
The Box Man
by Kōbō Abe, Japan
Novel
 
The Gulag Archipelago
by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russia
Nonfiction
 
Moscow to the End of the Line
by Venedikt Yerofeyev, Russia
Novel
 
Searches and Seizures
by Stanley Elkin, United States
Novella series
 
The Princess Bride
by William Goldman, United States
Novel
 
Dance Hall of the Dead
by Tony Hillerman, United States
Novel
 
Fear of Flying
by Erica Jong, United States
Novel
 
Gravity's Rainbow
by Thomas Pynchon, United States
Novel
 
Diving Into the Wreck
by Adrienne Rich, United States
Poetry collection
 
Burr
by Gore Vidal, United States
Novel
 
The Breakfast of Champions
by Kurt Vonnegut, United States
Novel
1974
missing graphic
The Diviners
Novel
 
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
by John Le Carré, England
Novel
 
The Black Prince
by Iris Murdoch, England
Novel
 
The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum
by Heinrich Böll, Germany
Novella
 
History
by Elas Morante, Italy
Novel
 
Dusklands
by J.M. Coetzee, South Africa
Novel
 
The Conservationist
by Nadine Gordimer, South Africa
Novel
 
Jaws
by Peter Benchley, United States
Novel
 
The Forever War
by Joe Haldeman, United States
Novel
 
The Dispossessed
by Ursula K. Le Guin, United States
Novel
 
Fletch
by Gregory Mcdonald, United States
Story collection
 
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
by Nicholas Meyer, United States
Novel
 
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute
by Grace Paley, United States
Story collection
 
missing graphic
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
by Robert Pirsig, United States
Novel
 
Turtle Island
by Gary Snyder, United States
Poetry collection
 
Dog Soldiers
by Robert Stone, United States
Novel
1975
The Commandant
by Jessica Anderson, Australia
Novel
 
Shōgun
by James Clavell, Australia
Novel
 
Correction
by Thomas Bernhard, Austria
Memoir
 
The Autumn of the Patriarch
by Gabriel García Márquez, Colombia
Novel
 
The Eagle Has Landed
by Jack Higgins, England
Novel
 
Heat and Dust
by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, England
Novel
 
The Year of the Hare
by Arto Paasilinna, Finland
Novel
 
W, or the Memory of Childhood
by Georges Perec, France
Novel
 
The Periodic Table
by Primo Levi, Italy
Memoir
 
Terra Nostra
by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico
Novel
 
Death and the King's Horseman
by Wole Soyinka, Nigeria
Play
 
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror
by John Ashbery, United States
Poetry collection
 
Humboldt's Gift
by Saul Bellow, United States
Novel
 
Dhalgren
by Samuel Delaney, United States
Novel
 
Ragtime
by E.L. Doctorow, United States
Novel
 
The Wind's Twelve Quarters
by Ursula Le Guin, United States
Story collection
 
missing graphic
The Dreadful Lemon Sky
by John D. MacDonald, United States
Novel
1975–2011
Bolitho
by Alexander Kent, England
Novel series

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1976
Bear
by Marian Engel, Canada
Novel
 
Coming Through Slaughter
by Michael Ondaatje, Canada
Novel
 
A Demon in My View
by Ruth Rendell, England
Novel
 
Saville
by David Storey, England
Novel
 
Hérémakhonon
by Maryse Conde, France
Novel
 
Patterns of Childhood
by Christa Wolf, Germany
Novel
 
Almost Transparent Blue
by Murakami Ryu, Japan
Novel
 
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
by Raymond Carver, United States
Story collection
 
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
by Alex Haley, United States
Novel
 
A River Runs Through It
by Norman Maclean, United States
Novella
 
The Woman Warrior
by Maxine Hong Kingston, United States
Novella
 
Man Plus
by Frederick Pohl, United States
Novel
 
Interview With the Vampire
by Ann Rice, United States
Novel
1976–1979
Kiss of the Spiderwoman
by Manuel Puig, Argentina
Novel
1976–1980
The Changing Light at Sandover
by James Merrill, United States
Epic poem
1976–1982
The Plantagenet Saga
by Jean Plaidy, England
Novel series
1977
The Monkey Grip
by Helen Garner, Australia
Novel
 
The Thorn Birds
by Colleen McCullough, Australia
Novel
 
The Hour of the Star
by Clarice Lispector, Brazil
Novel
 
The Wars
by Timothy Findley, Canada
Novel
 
The Beggar Maid
by Alice Munro, Canada
Story collection
 
Stardance
by Spider and Jeanne Robinson, Canada
Novel
 
Woman at Point Zero
by Nawal El Saadawi, Egypt
Novel
 
A Morbid Taste for Bones
by Ellis Peters, England
Novel
 
Delta of Venus
by Anaïs Nin, France
Story collection
 
Petals of Blood
by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Kenya
Novel
 
Aunt Julia and the Script-Writer
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
Novel
 
A Part of Speech
by Joseph Brodsky, Russia, Poetry
 
In the Heart of the Country
by J.M. Coetzee, South Africa
Novel
 
The Sword of Shannara
by Terry Brooks, United States
Novel
 
Falconer
by John Cheever, United States
Novel
 
Lord Foul's Bane
by Stephen R. Donaldson, United States
Novel
 
Fefu and Her Friends
by María Irene Fornés, United States
Play
 
Dispatches
by Michael Herr, United States
Memoir
 
The Shining
by Stephen King, United States
Novel
 
Song of Solomon
by Toni Morrison, United States
Novel
 
Gateway
by Frederick Pohl, United States
Novel
 
The Elephant Man
by Bernard Pomerance, United States
Play
1978
Tirra Lirra by the River
by Jessica Anderson, Australia
Novel
 
The Singapore Grip
by F.G. Farrell, England
Novel
 
The Bookshop
by Penelope Fitzgerald, England
Novella
 
missing graphic
Eye of the Needle
by Ken Follett, England
Novel
 
The Far Pavilions
by M.M. Kaye, England
Novel
 
The Cement Garden
by Ian McEwan, England
Novel
 
Rumpole of the Bailey
by John Mortimer, England
Story collection
 
The Sea, the Sea
by Iris Murdoch, England
Novel
 
Life a User's Manual
by Georges Perecs, France
Novel
 
Kolyma Tales
by Varlam Shalamov, Russia
Story collection
 
The Back Room
by Carmen Martin Gaite, Spain
Novel
 
The Stories of John Cheever
by John Cheever, United States
Story collection
 
missing graphic
The World According to Garp
by John Irving, United States
Novel
 
The Stand
by Stephen King, United States
Novel
 
Dreamsnake
by Vonda M. McIntyre, United States
Novel
 
Going After Cacciato
by Tim O'Brien, United States
Novel
 
The Persistence of Vision
by John Varley, United States
Novella
 
Fifth of July
by Lanford Wilson, United States
Play
1978–2004
The Dark Tower
by Stephen King, United States
Novel series includes The Gunslinger, The Drawing of the Three, The Waste Lands, and others
1978–2014
Tales of the City
by Armistead Maupin, United States
Novel series
1979
Lust, Caution
by Eileen Chang, China
Novella
 
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
by Milan Kundera, Czechoslovakia
Novel
 
Kane and Abel
by Jeffrey archer, England
Novel
 
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
by Angela Carter, England
Story collection
 
Cloud 9
by Caryl Churchill, England
Play
 
The Fountains of Paradise
by Arthur C. Clarke, England
Novel
 
Whip Hand
by Dick Francis, England
Novel
 
Smiley's People
by John Le Carré, England
Novel
 
Amadeus
by Peter Shaffer, England
Play
 
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
by Milan Kundera, Czechoslovakia
Novel
 
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler
by Italo Calvino, Italy
Novel
 
Territory of Light
by Yūko Tsushima, Japan
Novel
 
So Long a Letter
by Mariama Bâ, Senegal
Novel
 
A Dry White Season
by André Brink, South Africa
Novel
 
Burger's Daughter
by Nadine Gordimer, South Africa
Novel
 
The Southern Seas
by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Spain
Novel
 
A Bend in the River
by V.S. Naipaul, Trinidad
Novel
 
Flowers in the Attic
by V.C. Andrews, United States
Novel
 
Kindred
by Octavia E. Butler, United States
Novel
 
Legends of the Fall
by Jim Harrison, United States
Novella
 
The Executioner's Song
by Norman Mailer, United States
Nonfiction novel
 
The Ghost Writer
by Philip Roth, United States
Novel
 
Sophie's Choice
by William Styron, United States
Novel
1979–1992
missing graphic
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
by Douglas Adams, England
Novel series includes The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, and others
1980
Clear Light of Day
by Anita Desai, India
Novel
 
The Name of the Rose
by Umberto Eco, Italy
Novel
 
Mother's Stake 1
by Park Wan-suh, Korea
Novel
 
The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years
by Chinghiz Aitmatov, Kyrgyzstan
Novel
 
Waiting for the Barbarians
by J.M. Coetzee, South Africa
Novel
 
Life and Fate
by Vasily Grossman, Ukraine
Novel
 
Timescape
by Gregory Benford, United States
Novel
 
The Transit of Venus
by Shirley Hazzard, United States
Novel
 
Riddley Walker
by Russell Hoban, United States
Novel
 
So Long, See You Tomorrow
by William Maxwell, United States
Novel
 
Housekeeping
by Marilynne Robinson, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
A Confederacy of Dunces
by John Kennedy Toole, United States
Novel
1980–1987
The Book of the New Sun
by Gene Wolfe, United States
Novel series
1980–1989
To the Ends of the Earth
by William Golding, England
Novel series
1981
Obasan
by Joy Kogawa, Canada
Novel
 
Leaden Wings
by Zhang Jie, China
Novel
 
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
by Gabriel Garcia Márque, Colombia
Novella
 
The White Hotel
by D.M. Thomas, England
Novel
 
Couples, Passersby
by Botho Strauss, Germany
Story collection
 
Midnight's Children
by Salman Rushdie, India
Novel
 
Mother's Garden
by Park Wan-suh, Korea
Novel
 
The House wth the Blind Glass Windows
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Norway
Novel
 
The War of the End of the World
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
Novel
 
Lanark
by Alasdair Gray, Scotland
Novel
 
July's People
by Nadine Gordimer, South Africa
Novel
 
Samuel's Book
by Sven Delblanc, Sweden
Novel
 
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
by Raymond Carver, United States
Story collection
 
Emplumada
by Lorna Dee Cervantes, United States
Poetry collection
 
Downbelow Station
by C.J. Cherryh, United States
Novel
 
Little, Big
by John Crowley, United States
Novel
 
Red Dragon
by Thomas Harris, United States
Novel
 
The Hotel New Hampshire
by John Irving, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Gorky Park
by Martin Cruz Smith, United States
Novel
 
Rabbit Is Rich
by John Updike, United States
Novel
1982
Schindler's List
by Thomas Keneally, Australia
Novel
 
Fly Away Peter
by David Malouf, Australia
Novella
 
Wittgenstein's Nephew
by Thomas Bernhard, Austria
Memoir
 
Shoeless Joe
by W.P. Kinsella, Canada
Novel
 
Running in the Family
by Michael Ondaatje, Canada
Novel
 
The House of the Spirits
by Isabel Allende, Chile
Novel
 
On the Black Hill
by Bruce Chatwin, England
Novel
 
Top Girls
by Carol Churchill, England
Play
 
Noises Off
by Michael Frayn, England
Play
 
A Pale View of Hills
by Kazuo Ishiguro, England
Novel
 
The False Inspector Dew
by Peter Lovesey, England
Novel
 
The Real Thing
by Tom Stoppard, England
Play
 
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾
by Sue Townsend, England
Play
 
If Not Now, When?
by Primo Levy, Italy
Novel
 
A Wild Sheep Chase
by Haruki Murakami, Japan
Novel
 
 
missing graphic
Baltasar and Blimunda
by José Saramago, Portugal
Novel
 
Summer in Baden-Baden
by Leonard Tsypkin, Russia
Biography
 
"Master Harold"...and the Boys
by Athol Fugard, South Africa
Play
 
The Elfstones of Shannara
by Terry Brooks, United States
Novel
 
Ham on Rye
by Chaarles Bukowski, United States
Novel
 
The Body
by Stephen King, United States
Novella
 
Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption
by Stephen King, United States
Novella
 
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
by Anne Tyler, United States
Novel
 
The Color Purple
by Alice Walker, United States
Novel
1982–1984
The Belgariad
by David Eddings, United States
Novel series
1982–1986
Memory of the Fire
by Eduardo Galeano, Uruguay
Novel series
1983
The Sorrow of Belgium
by Hugo Claus, Belgium
Novel
 
Shame
by Salman Rushdie, England
Novel
 
Mr Palomar
by Italo Calvino, Italy
Novel
 
Fado Alexandrino
by Antonio Lobo Antunes, Portugal
Novel
 
The Life and Times of Michael K
by J.M. Coetzee, South Africa
Novel
 
Larva: Midsummer Night's Babel
by Julián Ríos, Spain
Novel
 
The Christmas Oratorio
by Göran Tunström, Sweden
Novel
 
The Mists of Avalon
by Marion Bradley, United States
Novel
 
Startide Rising
by David Brin, United States
Novel
 
Cathedral
by Raymond Carver, United States
Story collection
 
Ironweed
by William Kennedy, United States
Novel
 
LaBrava
by Elmore Leonard, United States
Novel
1983–2015
Discworld
by Terry Pratchett, England
Novel series
1984
Neuromancer
by William Gibson, Canada
Novel
 
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
by Milan Kundera, Czechoslovakia
Novel
 
The Engineer of Human Souls
by Josef Skvorecky, Czechoslovakia
Novel
 
Money
by Martin Amis, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
Empire of the Sun
by J.G. Ballard, England
Novel
 
Flaubert's Parrot
by Julian Barnes, England
Novel
 
Hotel du Lac
by Anita Brookner, England
Novel
 
The Lover
by Marguerite Duras, France
Novella
 
Small Lives
by Pierre Michon, France
Novel
 
The Young Man
by Botho Strauss, Germany
Novel
 
The Bone People
by Keri Hulme, New Zealand
Novel
 
The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
by José Saramago, Portugal
Novel
 
The Wasp Factory
by Iain Banks, Scotland
Novel
 
Dictionary of the Khazars
by Milorad Pavic, Serbia
Novel
 
Last Evenings With Teresa
by Juan Marsé, Spain
Novel
 
The House on Mango Street
by Sandra Cisneros, United States
Novella
 
The Hunt for Red October
by Tom Clancy, United States
Novel
 
Love Medicine
by Louise Erdrich, United States
Novel
 
Bright Lights, Big City
by Jay McInerney, United States
Novel
 
Glengarry Glen Ross
by David Mamet, United States
Play
 
PRESS ENTER[]
by John Varley, Novella
Play
1984–1986
The Fionavar Tapestry
by Guy Gavriel Kay, Canada
Novel series
1985
Annie John
by Jamaica Kincaid, Antigua
Novel
 
Old Masters
by Thomas Bernhard, Austria
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Handmaid's Tale
by Margaret Atwood, Canada
Novel
 
Black Robe
by Brian Moore, Canada
Novel
 
Half of Man Is Woman
by Zhang Xianliang, China
Novel
 
missing graphic
Love in the Time of Cholera
by Gabriel García Márquez, Colombia
Novel
 
The Tenth Man
by Graham Greene, England
Novella
 
The Parable of the Blind
by Gert Hofmann, Germany
Novel
 
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
by Patrick Suskind, Germany
Novel
 
The Old Gringo
by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico
Novel
 
Simon and the Oak Trees
by Marianne Frederiksson, Sweden
Novel
 
Blood Music
by Greg Bear, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Ender's Game
by Orson Scott Card, United States
Novel
 
White Noise
by Don DeLillo, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Cider House Rules
by John Irving, United States
Novel
 
Blood Meridian
by Cormac McCarthy, United States
Novel
 
Lonesome Dove
by Larry McMurtry, United States
Novel
 
Contact
by Carl Sagan, United States
Novel
 
The Accidental Tourist
by Anne Tyler, United States
Novel
1985–1986
The New York Trilogy
by Paul Auster, United States
Novel series
1986
Extinction
by Thomas Bernhard, Austria
Novel
 
The Old Devils
by Kingsley Amis, England
Novel
 
An Artist of the Floating World
by Kazuo Ishiguro, England
Novel
 
A Taste for Death
by P.D. James, England
Novel
 
Howl's Moving Castle
by Diana Wynne Jones, England
Novel
 
A Dark-Adopted Eye
by Barbara Vine, England
Novel
 
Matigari
by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Kenya
Novel
 
Who Killed Palomino Molero?
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
Novel
 
Kaffir Boy
by Mark Mathabane, South Africa
Memoir
 
Ancestral Voices
by Etienne van Heerden, South Africa
Novel
 
The Dog
by Kerstin Ekman, Sweden
Novel
 
missing graphic
Speaker for the Dead
by Orson Scott Card, United States
Novel
 
The Prince of Tides
by Pat Conroy, United States
Novel
 
The Sportswriter
by Richard Ford, United States
Novel
1986–1987
Red Sorghum
by Mo Yan, China
Novel
1986–2011
Red Wall
by Brian Jacques, Englqnd
Novel series
1986–present
The Vorkosigan Saga
by Lois McMaster Bujold, United States
Novel series includes Test of Honour, Dreamweaver's Dilemma, Shards of Honour, Barrayar and others
1987
In the Skin of a Lion
by Michael Ondaatje, Canada
Novel
 
The Stone Diaries
by Carol Shields, Canada
Novel
 
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
by Douglas Adams, England
Novel
 
The Radiant Way
by Margaret Drabble, England
Novel
 
Watchmen
by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, England, graphic novel
 
A Fatal Inversion
by Barbara Vine, England
Novel
 
The Pigeon
by Patrick Süskind, Germany
Novella
 
The Commitments
by Roddy Doyle, Ireland
Novel
 
Norwegian Wood
by Haruki Murakami, Japan
Novel
 
The Place of the Skull
by Chingiz Aitmatov, Russia
Novel
 
You Can't Get Lost in Cape Town
by Zoë Wicomb, South Africa
Story collection
 
The Enigma of Arrival
by V.S. Naipaul, Trinidad
Novel
 
World's End
by T. Coraghessan Boyle, United States
Novel
 
War for the Oaks
by Emma Bull, United States
Novel
 
The Black Dahlia
by James Ellroy, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Ellen Foster
by Kaye Gibbons, United States
Novel
 
Misery
by Stephen King, United States
Novel
 
Beloved
by Toni Morrison, United States
Novel
 
Presumed Innocent
by Scott Turow, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Bonfire of the Vanities
by Tom Wolfe, United States
Novel
1988
Oscar and Lucinda
by Peter Carey, Australia
Novel
 
The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho, Brazil
Novel
 
Cat's Eye
by Margaret Atwood, Canada
Novel
 
The First Garden
by Anne Hebert, Canada
Novel
 
Under World
by Reginald Hill, England
Novel
 
The Swimming-Pool Library
by Alan Hollinghurst, England
Novel
 
The Shadow Lines
by Amitav Ghosh, India
Novel
 
The Satanic Verses
by Salman Rushdie, India
Novel
 
Foucault's Pendulum
by Umberto Eco, Italy
Novel
 
Kitchen
by Banana Yoshimoto, Japan
Novel
 
Ice Candy Man
by Bapsi Sidhwa, Pakistan
Novel
 
Obabakoak
by Bernardo Atxaga, Spain
Novel
 
Black Cherry Blues
by James Lee Burke, United States
Story collection
 
Where I'm Calling From
by Raymond Carver, United States
Story collection
 
The Silence of the Lambs
by Thomas Harris, United States
Play
 
A Thief of Time
by Tony Hillerman, United States
Novel
 
M. Butterfly
by David Henry Hwang, United States
Play
 
The Bean Trees
by Barbara Kingsolver, United States
Novel
 
Wittgenstein's Mistress
by David Markson, United States
Novel
 
The Joy Luck Club
by Amy Tan, United States
Novel
 
Breathing Lessons
by Anne Tyler, United States
Novel
 
Matilda
by Rouald Dahl, Wales
Novel
 
Nervous Conditions
by Dangarembga Tsitsi, Zimbabwe
Novel
1989
Whale Music
by Paul Quarrington, Canada
Novel
 
London Fields
by Martin Amis, England
Novel
 
The Pillars of the Earth
by Ken Follett, England
Novel
 
The Remains of the Day
by Kazuo Ishiguro, England
Novel
 
Devices and Desires
by P.D. James, England
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Quincunx
by Charles Palliser, England
Novel
 
The Great Indian Novel
by Shashi Tharoor, India
Novel
 
Like Water for Chocolate
by Laura Esquivel, Mexico
Novel
 
The Storyteller
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
Novel
 
The History of the Siege of Lisbon
by José Saramago, Portugal
Novel
 
All Souls
by Javier Marías, Spain
Novel
 
A Prayer for Owen Meany
by John Irving, United States
Novel
1989–1996
Sandman
by Neil Gaiman, England, graphic novel series
1989–1999
The Hyperion Cantos
by Dan Simmons, United States
Novel series includes Hyperion, The Fall of Hyperion, Endymion, The Rise of Endymion, and stories
1990
Tigana
by Guy Gavriel Kay, Canada
Novel
 
Soul Mountain
by Gao Xingjian, China
Novel
 
Possession
by A.S. Byatt, England
Novel
 
Vertigo
by W.G. Sebald, Germany
Novel
 
The Daughter
by Pavlos Matesis, Greece
Novel
 
The Snapper
by Roddy Doyle, Ireland
Novel
 
Dancing at Lughnasa
by Brian Friel, Ireland
Play
 
Circle of Friends
by Maeve Binchey, Ireland
Novel
 
Amongst Women
by John McGahern, Ireland
Novel
 
Omeros
by Derek Walcott, St. Lucia, Poetry
 
L.A. Confidential
by James Ellroy, United States
Novel
 
Six Degrees of Separation
by John Guare, United States
Play
 
The Eye of the World
by Robert Jordan, United States
Novel
 
Get Shorty
by Elmore Leonard, United States
Novel
 
Devil in a Blue Dress
by Walter Mosley, United States
Novel
 
Like Life
by Lorrie Moore, United States
Story collection
 
The Things They Carried
by Tim O'Brien, United States
Story collection
 
Rabbit at Rest
by John Updike, United States
Novel
1990–1993
Raise the Red Lantern
by Su Tong, China
Novella series includes Raise the Red Lantern, Nineteen Thirty-Four Escapes, Opium Family
1991
Cloudstreet
by Tim Winton, Australia
Novel
 
Generation X
by Douglas Coupland, Canada
Novel
 
Wild Swans
by Jung Chang, China
Nonfiction novel
 
Astradeni
by Eugenia Fakinou, Greece
Novel
 
The Famished Road
by Ben Okri, Nigeria
Novel
 
Sophie's World
by Jostein Gaarder, Norway
Novel
 
The Book of Disquiet
by Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Novel
 
Faceless Killers
by Henning Mankell, Sweden
Novel
 
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent
by Julia Alvarez, United States
Novel
 
Mao II
by Don Delillo, United States
Novel
 
American Psycho
by Bret Ellis Easton, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
Harlot's Ghost
by Norman Mailer, United States
Novel
 
Mating
by Norman Rush, United States
Novel
 
A Thousand Acres
by Jane Smiley, United States
Novel
 
Maus: A Survivor's Tale
by Art Spiegelman, United States, graphic novel
 
The Kitchen God's Wife
by Amy Tan, United States
Novel
1991–1993
The Thrawn Trilogy
by Timothy Zahn, United States
Novel series
1991–1995
missing graphic
The Regeneration Trilogy
by Pat Barker, England
Novel series includes Regeneration, The Eye in the Door, The Ghost Road
1991–
Outlander
by Diana Gabaldon, United States
Novel series
1992
The English Patient
by Michael Ondaatje, Canada
Novel
 
Smilla's Sense of Snow
by Peter Høeg, Denmark
Novel
 
Memories of Rain
by Sunetra Gupta, England
Novel
 
Sacred Hunger
by Barry Unsworth, England
Novel
 
Written on the Body
by Jeanette Winterson, England
Novel
 
The Emigrants
by W.G. Sebald, Germany
Novel
 
Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture
by Apostolos Doxiadis, Greece
Novel
 
Vardi Wala Gunda
by Ved Prakash, India
Novel
 
The Butcher Boy
by Patrick McCabe, Ireland
Novel
 
The Discovery of Heaven
by Harry Mulisch, Netherlands
Novel
 
The Triple Mirror of the Self
by Zulfikar Ghose, Pakistan
Novel
 
The Crow Road
by Iain Banks, Scotland
Novel
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
by Dorothy Allison, United States
Novel
 
Jesus' Son
by Denis Johnson, United States
Story collection
 
Angels in America
by Tony Kushner, United States
Play
 
All the Pretty Horses
by Cormac McCarthy, United States
Novel
 
Black Water
by Joyce Carol Oates, United States
Novella
 
Snow Crash
by Neal Stephenson, United States
Novel
 
The Secret History
by Donna Tartt, United States
Novel
 
A Fire Upon the Deep
by Vernor Vinge, United States
Novel
 
The Bridges of Madison County
by Robert James Waller, United States
Novel
 
Doomsday Book
by Connie Willis, United States
Novel
1992–1996
Mars trilogy
by Kim Stanley Robinson, United States
Novel
Includes Red Mars, Green Mars, Blue Mars
1993
Remembering Babylon
by David Malouf, Australia
Novel
 
Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs
by Leonard Cohen, Canada
Poetry collection
 
Green Grass, Running Water
by Thomas King, Canada
Novel
 
To Live
by Yu Hu, China
Novel
 
The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll
by Álvaro Mutis, Colombia
Novella series
 
Before Night Falls
by Reinaldo Arenas, Cuba
Memoir
 
A Dead Man in Deptford
by Anthony Burgess, England
Novel
 
Birdsong
by Sebastian Faulks, England
Novel
 
Arcadia
by Tom Stoppard, England
Play
 
The Invention of Curried Sausage
by Uwe Timm, Germany
Novella
 
A Suitable Boy
by Vikram Seth, India
Novel
 
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
by Roddy Doyle, Ireland
Novel
 
Deep River
by Shūsaku Endō, Japan
Novel
 
The Life of Insects
by Victor Pelevin, Russia
Novel
 
Trainspotting
by Irvine Welsh, Scotland
Novel
 
Gifts
by Narrudin Farah, Somalia
Novel
 
The Dumas Club
by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Spain
Novel
 
Blackwater
by Kerstin Ekman, Sweden
Novel
 
The Virgin Suicides
by Jeffrey Eugenides, United States
Novel
 
The Giver
by Lois Lowry, United States
Novel
 
The Shipping News
by Annie Proulx, United States
Novel
 
The Celestine Prophecy
by James Redfield, United States
Novel
1994
The Book of Secrets
by M.G. Vassanji, Canada
Novel
 
Of Love and Shadows
by Isabel Allende, Chile
Novel
 
Our Lady of the Assassins
by Fernando Vallejo, Colombia
Novel
 
What a Carve Up!
by Jonathan Coe, England
Novel
 
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
by Louis de Bernieres, England
Novel
 
Whatever
by Michel Houellbecq, France
Novel
 
Breath, Eyes, Memory
by Edwidge Dandicat, Haiti
Novel
 
missing graphic
Felicia's Journey
by Trevor William, Ireland
Novel
 
Pereira Maintains
by Antonio Tabucchi, Italy
Novel
 
How Late It Was
by James Kelman, Scotland
Novel
 
In the Time of Butterflies
by Julia Alvarez, United States
Novel
 
Complete Collected Poems
by Maya Angelou, United states
Poetry collection
1994–1995
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
by Haruki Murakami, Japan
Novel
1995
A Fine Balance
by Rohinton Mistry, Canada
Novel
 
The Jade Peony
by Wayson Choy, Canada
Novel
 
High Fidelity
by Nick Hornby, England
Novel
 
The Unconsoled
by Kazuo Ishiguro, England
Novel
 
The Prestige
by Christopher Priest, England
Novel
 
The Reader
by Bernard Schlink, Germany
Novel
 
The Late-Night News
by Petros Markaris, Greece
Novel
 
Astonishing the Gods
by Ben Okri, Nigeria
Novel
 
missing graphic
Blindness
by José Saramago, Portugal
Novel
 
The Tortilla Curtain
by T. Coraghessan Boyle, United States
Novel
 
Diamond Age
by Neal Stephenson, United States
Novel
1995–1997
The Farseer Trilogy
by Philip Pullman, England
Novel series includes Assassin's Apprentice, Royal Assassin, Assassin's Quest
1995–2000
His Dark Materials
by Philip Pullman, England
Novel series includes Northern Lights (The Golden Compass), The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
1995–2003
The Old Kingdom
by Garth Nix, Australia
Novel series includes Sabriel; Lirael; Abhorsen; Clariel; Goldenhand; Terciel and Elinor
1996
The Cure for Death by Lightning
by Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Canada
Novel
 
missing graphic
Alias Grace
by Margaret Atwood, Canada
Novel
 
Selected Stories
by Mavis Gallant, Canada
Story collection includes The Moslem Wife, In Youth Is Pleasure, The Chosen Husband, In Plain Sight, and others
 
Fall on Your Knees
by Ann-Marie MacDonald, Canada
Novel
 
Fugitive Pieces
by Anne Michaels, Canada
Novel
 
The Englishman's Boy
by Guy Vanderhaeghe, Canada
Novel
 
Last Orders
by Graham Swift, England
Story collection
 
Quilt and Other Stories
by Ismat Chugtai, India
Story collection
 
Angela's Ashes
by Frank McCourt, Ireland
Memoir
 
Silk
by Alessandro Baricco, Italy
Novel
 
View with a Grain of Sand: Selected Poems
by Wisława Szymborska, Poland
Novel
 
Chapeyev and Pustota
by Victor Pelevin, Russia
Novel
 
Drown
by Junot Díaz, United States
Story collection
 
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
by George Saunders, United States
Story collection
 
Infinite Jest
by David Foster Wallace, United States
Novel
1996–
A Song of Ice and Fire
by George R.R. Martin, United States
Novel series includes A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, A Dance with Dragons, and others
1997
The God of Small Things
by Arundhati Roy, India
Novel
 
Closely Watched Trains
by Bohumil Hrabal, Czechia
Novel
 
Underworld
by Don DeLillo, United States
Novel
 
The Red Tent
by Anita Diamant, United States
Novel
 
The Philip K. Dick Reader
by Philip K. Dick, United States
Story collection
 
Cold Mountain
by Charles Frazier, United States
Novel
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
by Arthur Golden, United States
Novel
 
Forever Peace
by Joe Haldeman, United States
Novel
 
Charming Billy
by Alice McDermott, United States
Novel
 
Mason and Dixon
by Thomas Pynchon, United States
Novel
 
American Pastoral
by Philip Roth, United States
Novel
1997–2007
Harry Potter
by J.K. Rowling, England
Novel series includes Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, ...and the Chamber of Secrets, ...and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and more
1998
Brown Girl in the Ring
by Nalo Hopkinson, Canada
Novel
 
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
by Wayne Johnston, Canada
Novel
 
The Savage Detectives
by Roberto Bolaño, Chile
Novel
 
Birthday Letters
by Ted Hughes, England, Poetry
 
Amsterdam
by Ian McEwan, England
Novel
 
The Elementary Particles
by Michel Houellbecq, France
Novel
 
Crossfire
by Miyuki Miyabi, Japan
Novel
 
Open Ground
by Seamus Heaney, Northern Ireland
Poetry collection
 
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
by Alexander McCall Smith, Scotland
Novel
 
My Name Is Red
by Miguel Delibes, Spain
Novel
 
The Heretic
by Orhan Pamuk, Turkey
Novel
 
The Hours
by Michael Cunningham, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon
by Kaye Gibbons, United States
Novel
 
A Widow for One Year
by John Irving, United States
Novel
 
The Poisonwood Bible
by Barbara Kingsolver, United States
Novel
 
missing graphic
A Man in Full
by Tom Wolfe, United States
Novel
1998–2018
Fandorin
by Boris Akunin, Russia
Novel series includes The Winter Queen, The Turkish Gambit, Murder on the Leviathan, The Death of Achilles, and others
1999
Natural Novel
by Georgi Gospodinov, Bulgaria
Novel
 
No Great Mischief
by Alexander MacLeod, Canada
Novel
 
Barney's Version
by Mordecai Richler, Canada
Novel
 
Brooklyn
by Colm Tóibín, Ireland
Novel
 
Somersault
by Kenzaburō Ōe, Japan
Novel
 
The Years With Laura Diaz
by Carlos Fuentes, Mexico
Novel
 
Disgrace
by J.M. Coetzee, South Africa
Novel
 
Waiting
by Ha Jin, United States
Novel
 
Interpreter of Maladies
by Jhumpa Lahiri, United States
Story collection
 
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break
by Lensey Namioka, United States
Novel
2000
Spring Flowers, Spring Frost
by Ismail Kadare, Albania
Novel
 
True History of the Kelly Gang
by Peter Carey, Australia
Novel
 
missing graphic
The Blind Assassin
by Margaret Atwood, Canada
Novel
 
Anil's Ghost
by Michael Ondaatje, Canada
Novel
 
Mercy Among the Children
by David Adams Richards, Canada
Novel
 
Monkey Beach
by Eden Robinson, Canada
Novel
 
Emotionally Weird
by Kate Atkinson, England
Novel
 
White Teeth
by Zadie Smith, England
Novel
 
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
by Dai Sijie, France
Novel
 
The Feast of the Goat
by Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
Novel
 
The Poems and Prose of Paul Celan
by Paul Celan, Romania
Prose and poetry collection
 
Bartleby and Co
by Entique Vila-Matas, Spain
Novel
 
Proof
by David Auburn, United States
Play
 
Angels and Demons
by Dan Brown, United States
Novel
 
I Ask the Impossible
by Ana Castillo, United States
Poetry collection
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
by Michael Chabon, United States
Novel
 
Shopgirl
by Steve Martin, United States
Novella
 
missing graphic
The Human Stain
by Philip Roth, United States
Novel
 
Pastoralia
by George Saunders, United States
Story collection
2000–2003
Persepolis
by Marjane Satrapi, Iran, graphic novel series
Includes Persepolis, Persepolis 2

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