It’s been a good 100 years for the Great Books, with a raft of titles and a slew of new editions to celebrate.
Here are our picks for the best of the best.
A History of Violence by David Edgerton 2.
The Death of a Nation by Noam Chomsky 3.
The Last of the Mohicans by Noel Murray 4.
The Book of Mormon by James Robinson 5.
The American Revolution by Samuel Gompers 6.
The Golden Child by Thomas Pynchon 7.
The Fountainhead by Neil Gaiman 8.
A Passage to India by Kishore Kumar 9.
The Name of the Rose by Anne McCaffrey 10.
The Outsider by Richard Wright 11.
A Clockwork Orange by Anton Chekhov 12.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by J.D. Salinger 13.
The Catcher in the Rye by Jules Verne 14.
A Short History of Western Civilization by Murray N. Rothbard 15.
A Farewell to Arms by Upton Sinclair 16.
The Godfather by Marlon Brando 17.
A Time of Malice by Malcolm Muggeridge 18.
The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien 19.
The Odyssey by Homer Simpson 20.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 21.
The Arabian Nights by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 22.
The Lives of Others by Anthony Burgess 23.
The Heart of Darkness by John Updike 24.
The Shining by Stephen King 25.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stephenie Meyer 26.
The Invisible Man by Robert Harris 27.
The Little Prince by David Mamet 28.
The Wizard of Oz by Lewis Carroll 29.
The War of the Worlds by Aldous Huxley 30.
The Three Musketeers by James Joyce 31.
The Day the Earth Stood Still by William Faulkner 32.
The Scarlet Letter by Fannie Farmer 33.
The Martian by Alexei Pushkov 34.
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood 35.
The Sun Also Rises by Noël Coward 36.
The Wind in the Willows by Margaret Mitchell 37.
The Chronicles of Narnia by JK Rowling 38.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 39.
The Hobbit by Joss Whedon 40.
The Woman in Black by Gail Carriger 41.
The Count of Monte Cristo by Carlo Collodi 42.
The Grapes of Wrath by George Orwell 43.
The Color Purple by Margaret Mead 44.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 45.
The Lady in the Van by Jo Walton 46.
The White Helmets by Oren Peli 47.
The Princess Bride by Gene Wolfe 48.
The Big Sleep by Brian K. Vaughan 49.
The Black Dahlia by Noél Carroll 50.
The Master by Charles Dickens