1. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  2. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  3. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
  4. The Waves by Virginia Woolf
  5. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  6. Rilke on Love and Other Difficulties by Maria Rainer Rilke
  7. The Colussus of Maroussi by Henry Miller
  8. The Iliad by Homer
  9. The Portable Chekhov by Anton Chekhov
  10. Night by Elie Wiesel
  11. Howard's End by E.M. Forster
  12. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  13. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  14. Rabbit Angstrom: The Four Novels by John Updike
  15. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
  16. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion
  17. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  18. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  19. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
  20. Light in August by William Faulkner
  21. As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  22. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  23. The Wild Palms by William Faulkner
  24. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  25. The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa
  26. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
  27. Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
  28. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
  29. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  30. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
  31. Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton
  32. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  33. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  34. Middlemarch by George Eliot