Up to Snuff #78: General Classics Book List

Up to Snuff #78:  General Classics Book List

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

The Handmaids Tale, Margaret Atwood

1984, George Orwell

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Of Mice & Men, John Steinbeck

Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka

Pride & Prejudice, Jane Austen

The Stranger, Albert Camus

The Old Man & The Sea, Ernest Hemingway

Frankenstein, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly

Jaluladdin, Raffi Beyou Miloyan

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger

Animal Farm, George Orwell

Romeo & Juliet, William Shakespeare

Little Women, Louisa May Alcott

Lord of the Flies, William Golding

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde

Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen

War & Peace, Leo Tolstoy

The Kite Runner, Khalid Hosseini

Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Moby Dick, Herman Melville

Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden

Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

Catch 22, Joseph Heller

Love in the Time of Cholera, Gabriel Garcia Marques

Brave New World, Aldous Huxley

The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Road, Cormac McCarthy

A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khalid Hosseini

The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis

Watership Down, Richard Adams

Life of Pi, Yann Martel

The Illiad, Homer

Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas

Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell

Ulysses, James Joyce

Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

The Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien

The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank

A Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Dracula, Braun Stoker

Les Miserables, Victor Hugo

Crime & Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Slaughter House Five, Kurt Vonnegut

David Copperfield, Charles Dickens

A Man Without Qualities, Robert Musil

The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Alices Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll

Emma, Jane Austen

For When the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway

Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

Middle March, George Eliot

The Odyssey, Homer

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Truman Capote

The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver

Swann’s Way, Marcel Proust

The Stranger, Albert Camus

The Trial, Franz Kafka

Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery

Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens

The Stand, Stephen King

A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey

All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque

Sophie’s Choice, William Styrn

Persuasion, Jane Austen

The Secret Life of Bee’s, Sue Monk Kidd

The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway

Flowers of Algernon, Daniel Keyes

The Republic, Plato

Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert

The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkein

East of Eden, John Steinbeck

Tess of the Durbervilles, Thomas Hardy

The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux

The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis

The Thornbirds, Colleen McCullough

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum

Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak

The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafun

The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas

As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner

The Divine Comedy, Dante Alighieri

Vanity Fair, William Makepearce Thackray

The Color Purple, Alice Walker

My Antonia, Willa Cather

Macbeth, William Shakespeare

The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri

The Master of Margarita, Mikhail Bulgkov


Tale of Genji, Murasaki Shikibu

Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathon Swift

Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck

A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway

Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer

Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf

The Complete Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi

Reaching Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nahsi

Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Faust, Johann Wolfgang van Goethe

The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain

Don Juan, Lord Byron

House of Spirits, Isabel Allende

Arabian Nights, anonymous

Rebecca, Daphne Dumaurier

The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling

Mary Poppins, P.L. Travers

The Wasteland, T.S. Eliot

The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

Around the World in 80 Days, Jules Vernes

Siddhartha, Herman Hesse

Finnigan’s Wake, James Joyce

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson

Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel

Othello, William Shakespeare

Les Fleurs du Mal, Charles Baudelaire

The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche

Mansfield Park, Jane Austen

The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison

Factotum, Charles Bukowski

The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams Bianco

Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe

Metamorphoses, Ovid

Orlando, Virginia Woolf

The Man in the Iron Mask, Alexandre Dumas

White Teeth, Zadie Smith

Waiting for Godot, Samuel Becket

In Cold Blood, Truman Capote

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

Year of Wonders, Geraldine Brooks

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

The Red & The  Black, Stendahl

Ethics, Baruch Spinoza

Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy

Lost Illusions, Honore de Balzac

Cat’s Eye, Margaret Atwood

Candide, Voltaire

The Tell Tale Heart & Other Writings, Edgar Allan Poe

The Story of My Life, Helen Keller

On the Road, Jack Kerouac

The World According to Garp, John Irving

Botanical Shakespeare, Gerit Quealy

The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin

The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje

Orientalism, Edward W. Said

The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing

The Blind Assassin, Margaret Atwood

The Second World War, Winston S. Churchill

Aeneid, Virgil

Where the Sidewalk Ends, Silverstein

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Aleph and Other Stories, Jorge Luis Borges

The Waves, Virginia Woolf

Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

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