Outside Reading List


It's a good idea to talk to your parents, librarians, teachers and counselors about your reading list. They can help you choose the best books for you from among your many options. Here are 101 suggestions to get you started.
Author
Title
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Beowulf
Achebe, Chinua
Things Fall Apart
Agee, James
A Death in the Family
Austen, Jane
Pride and Prejudice
Baldwin, James
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Beckett, Samuel
Waiting for Godot
Bellow, Saul
The Adventures of Augie March
Brontë, Charlotte
Jane Eyre
Brontë, Emily
Wuthering Heights
Camus, Albert
The Stranger
Cather, Willa
Death Comes for the Archbishop
Chaucer, Geoffrey
The Canterbury Tales
Chekhov, Anton
The Cherry Orchard
Chopin, Kate
The Awakening
Conrad, Joseph
Heart of Darkness
Cooper, James Fenimore
The Last of the Mohicans
Crane, Stephen
The Red Badge of Courage
Dante
Inferno
de Cervantes, Miguel
Don Quixote
Defoe, Daniel
Robinson Crusoe
Dickens, Charles
A Tale of Two Cities
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Crime and Punishment
Douglass, Frederick
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Dreiser, Theodore
An American Tragedy
Dumas, Alexandre
The Three Musketeers
Eliot, George
The Mill on the Floss
Ellison, Ralph
Invisible Man
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Selected Essays
Faulkner, William
As I Lay Dying
Faulkner, William
The Sound and the Fury
Fielding, Henry
Tom Jones
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
The Great Gatsby
Flaubert, Gustave
Madame Bovary
Ford, Ford Madox
The Good Soldier
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Faust
Golding, William
Lord of the Flies
Hardy, Thomas
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
The Scarlet Letter
Heller, Joseph
Catch-22
Hemingway, Ernest
A Farewell to Arms
Homer
The Iliad
Homer
The Odyssey
Hugo, Victor
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hurston, Zora Neale
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Huxley, Aldous
Brave New World
Ibsen, Henrik
A Doll's House
James, Henry
The Portrait of a Lady
James, Henry
The Turn of the Screw
Joyce, James
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Kafka, Franz
The Metamorphosis
Kingston, Maxine Hong
The Woman Warrior
Lee, Harper
To Kill a Mockingbird
Lewis, Sinclair
Babbitt
London, Jack
The Call of the Wild
Mann, Thomas
The Magic Mountain
Marquez, Gabriel García
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Melville, Herman
Bartleby the Scrivener
Melville, Herman
Moby Dick
Miller, Arthur
The Crucible
Morrison, Toni
Beloved
O'Connor, Flannery
A Good Man Is Hard to Find
O'Neill, Eugene
Long Day's Journey into Night
Orwell, George
Animal Farm
Pasternak, Boris
Doctor Zhivago
Plath, Sylvia
The Bell Jar
Poe, Edgar Allan
Selected Tales
Proust, Marcel
Swann's Way
Pynchon, Thomas
The Crying of Lot 49
Remarque, Erich Maria
All Quiet on the Western Front
Rostand, Edmond
Cyrano de Bergerac
Roth, Henry
Call It Sleep
Salinger, J.D.
The Catcher in the Rye
Shakespeare, William
Hamlet
Shakespeare, William
Macbeth
Shakespeare, William
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare, William
Romeo and Juliet
Shaw, George Bernard
Pygmalion
Shelley, Mary
Frankenstein
Silko, Leslie Marmon
Ceremony
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Sophocles
Antigone
Sophocles
Oedipus Rex
Steinbeck, John
The Grapes of Wrath
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Treasure Island
Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Swift, Jonathan
Gulliver's Travels
Thackeray, William
Vanity Fair
Thoreau, Henry David
Walden
Tolstoy, Leo
War and Peace
Turgenev, Ivan
Fathers and Sons
Twain, Mark
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Voltaire
Candide
Vonnegut, Kurt Jr.
Slaughterhouse-Five
Walker, Alice
The Color Purple
Wharton, Edith
The House of Mirth
Welty, Eudora
Collected Stories
Whitman, Walt
Leaves of Grass
Wilde, Oscar
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Williams, Tennessee
The Glass Menagerie
Woolf, Virginia
To the Lighthouse
Wright, Richard
Native Son