Top 100 Books

These are the Harvard Book Store staff's favorite 100 books. 1. A People’s History of the United States Howard Zinn 2. The Wind Up Bird Chronicles Haruki Murakami 3. The New York Trilogy Paul Auster 4. The Crying of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon 5. Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien 6. Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte 7. Lolita Vladimir Nabokov 8. Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell 9. One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez 10. The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger 11. Crime and Punishment Dostoevsky 12. On the Road Kerouac 13. Alice in Wonderland Carrol 14. Brothers Karamozov Dostoevsky 15. The Age of Innocence Wharton 16. Don Quixote Cervantes 17. Perfume Suskind 18. Ulysses Joyce 19. Anna Karenina Tolstoy

London Fields Amis 29. Emotionally Weird Atkinson 25. Infinite Jest Wallace 27. Blind Owl Hedayat 41. History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides . Complete Works of Edgar Allen Poe 42. Visions of Excess Bataille 35. Tortilla Curtain Boyle 34. Dealing With Dragons Wrede 44. Where the Wild Things Are Sendak 36. The Ecology of Fear Davis 46. Cry the Beloved Country Paton 22. Kitchen Yoshimoto 28. Dracula Stoker 23.20. The Bell Jar Plath 40. Persuasion Austen 33. Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor 21. Movie Wars Rosenbaum 31. Counterfeiters Gide 39. Moise and the World of Reason Williams 30. The Earthsea Trilogy Le Guin 45. Wild Sheep Chase Murakami 37. Paradise Lost Milton 32. Beloved Morrison 38. The Count of Monte Cristo Dumas 43. The Eagles Die Marek 24. The Handmaid’s Tale Atwood 26. Franny and Zooey Salinger 47.

S. For Whom the Bell Tolls Hemingway 62. Wicked Pavilion Powell 56. Kabuki: Circle of Blood Mack & Jiang 50. Random Family Leblanc 68. Collected Stories of V. Mao II Delillo 67. Girl in Landscape Letham 63. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Alvarez 49. Babel 17 Delany 59. Humboldt’s Gift Bellow 71. Pritchett 57. Tristam Shandy Sterne 54. Of Human Bondage Maugham 51. Revolutionary Road Yates 69. Atlas Shrugged Rand 73.48. Life Like 66. The Stranger Camus 70. Dora Freud 60. Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over the Hills Bukowski 75. The Sheltering Sky Bowles 53. Delta of Venus Nin . Well of Loneliness Hall 55. White Noise Delillo 72. The Satanic Verses Rushdie 52. Goodbye to All That Graves 64. Bastard Out of Carolina Allison 74. War and Peace Tolstoy 58. Empire Falls Russo 61. Ham on Rye Bukowski 65.

Iliad Homer 81. Aeneid Virgil 92. Ariel Plath 93. Claudius Graves 99. Go Ask Alice Anonymous 79. The Sun Also Rises Hemingway 87. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter McCullers 97. On Photography Sontag 82. Fast Food Nation Schlosser 77. A Wrinkle In Time L’Engle 88. Enormous Changes at the Last Minute Paley 96. Charlotte’s Web White 94. Dubliners Joyce 89. Master and Margarita Bulgakov . I. The Lost Continent Bryson 100. Curious George Learns the Alphabet Rey 95. Society of the Spectacle Debord 85. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Adams 80. Republic Plato 83. No Logo Klein 91. The Breakfast of Champions Vonnegut 90. Henry VIII Shakespeare 98.76. Shockproof Sydney Skate Meaker 84. Strangers in Paradise Moore 86. Ficciones Borges 78.