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I found this list a few years ago. It is a great list of classic and modern literature created by a high school teacher. Almost every book I have read from this list has been great.

  1. 1.

  2. 2.
    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Penguin Classics)
    by Mark Twain

  3. 3.
    The Age of Innocence
    by Edith Wharton

  4. 4.
    The Alienist
    by Caleb Carr

  5. 5.
    All Quiet on the Western Front
    by Erich Maria Remarque

  6. 6.
    The Ambassadors
    by Henry James

  7. 7.

  8. 8.
    The Andromeda Strain
    by Michael Crichton

  9. 9.
    Animal Dreams
    by Barbara Kingsolver

  10. 10.
    Animal Farm: Centennial Edition
    by George Orwell

  11. 11.
    ?
    The Angel of Dakness
    by Caleb Carr

  12. 12.
    Anna Karenina
    by Leo Tolstoy

  13. 13.
    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
    by Anne Frank

  14. 14.
    Another Good Loving Blues
    by Arthur Flowers

  15. 15.
    Anthem
    by Ayn Rand

  16. 16.
    Appointment in Samarra: A Novel
    by John O'Hara

  17. 17.
    The Art of Breaking Glass
    by Matthew Hall

  18. 18.
    As I Lay Dying
    by William Faulkner

  19. 19.
    ?
    The Assistant
    by Bernard Malamud

  20. 20.
    At Play in the Fields of the Lord
    by Peter Matthiessen

  21. 21.
    At the Palaces Of Knossos
    by Nikos Kazantzakis

  22. 22.
    The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
    by Ernest J. Gaines

  23. 23.
    The Awakening
    by Kate Chopin

  24. 24.
    The Trees: First Book In Awakening Land Trilogy
    by Conrad Richter

  25. 25.
    The Fields: Second Book In Awakening Land Trilogy
    by Conrad Richter

  26. 26.
    The Town: Third Book In Awakening Land Trilogy
    by Conrad Richter

  27. 27.
    Aztec
    by Gary Jennings

  28. 28.
    Aztec Autumn
    by Gary Jennings

  29. 29.
    Babbitt (Dover Thrift Editions)
    by Sinclair Lewis

  30. 30.
    ?
    Banker

  31. 32.
    ?
    The Bear by William Faulkner

  32. 33.
    Being There
    by Jerzy Kosinski

  33. 34.
    The Bell Jar : A Novel (Perennial Classics)
    by Sylvia Plath

  34. 35.
    Beloved
    by Toni Morrison

  35. 36.
    ?
    Birds of Prey by Wilbur Smith

  36. 37.
    Black Boy: (American Hunger) (Perennial Classics)
    by Richard Wright

  37. 38.
    Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail
    by W. Jeffrey Bolster

  38. 39.
    Bless Me, Ultima
    by Rudolfo Anaya

  39. 40.
    Blood and Honor (Honor Bound, Book 1)
    by W.E.B. Griffin

  40. 42.
    The Bluest Eye (Vintage International)
    by Toni Morrison

  41. 43.
    The Bonfire of the Vanities
    by Tom Wolfe

  42. 44.
    A Book of Common Prayer
    by Joan Didion

  43. 45.
    Boon Island
    by Kenneth Roberts

  44. 46.
    Brat Farrar
    by Josephine Tey

  45. 47.
    Brave New World
    by Aldous Huxley

  46. 48.
    Bread Givers: A Novel
    by Anzia Yezierska

  47. 49.
    The Bridge of San Luis Rey: A Novel
    by Thornton Wilder

  48. 50.
    Cannery Row: (Centennial Edition)
    by John Steinbeck

  49. 51.
    Catch-22: A Novel (Simon & Schuster Classics)
    by Joseph Heller

  50. 52.
    The Catcher in the Rye
    by J. D. Salinger

  51. 53.
    Cat's Cradle: A Novel
    by Kurt Vonnegut

  52. 54.
    ?
    The Chosen
    by Chaim Potok

  53. 55.
    Chronicle of a Death Foretold
    by Gabriel García Márquez

  54. 57.
    Cold Comfort Farm (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    by Stella Gibbons

  55. 58.
    Cold Mountain
    by Charles Frazier

  56. 59.
    The Color Purple
    by Alice Walker

  57. 60.
    Commitments
    by Roddy Doyle

  58. 62.
    The Conservationist
    by Nadine Gordimer

  59. 63.
    Contact
    by Carl Sagan

  60. 64.
    Clover
    by Dori Sanders

  61. 65.
    The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
    by Alexandre Dumas père

  62. 66.
    Crime and Punishment (Enriched Classics)
    by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  63. 67.
    Cry, the Beloved Country (Oprah's Book Club)
    by Alan Paton

  64. 68.
    Darkness at Noon
    by Arthur Koestler

  65. 69.
    David Copperfield (Penguin Classics)
    by Charles Dickens

  66. 70.
    ?
    Dawn by Octavia Butler

  67. 71.

  68. 72.
    A Death in the Family
    by James Agee

  69. 73.
    Deliverance
    by James Dickey

  70. 74.
    The Devil's Advocate (Loyola Classics)
    by Morris West

  71. 75.
    Diary of a Nobody (Essential Libary Edition)
    by George Grossmith

  72. 76.
    Don Quixote
    by Miguel De Cervantes

  73. 77.
    Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (Signet Classics)
    by Robert Louis Stevenson

  74. 78.
    Dr. Zhivago
    by Boris Pasternak

  75. 79.
    Dracula
    by Bram Stoker

  76. 80.
    The Butlerian Jihad (Legends of Dune, Book 1)
    by Brian Herbert

  77. 81.
    The Machine Crusade (Legends of Dune, Book 2)
    by Brian Herbert

  78. 82.
    The Battle of Corrin (Legends of Dune, Book 3)
    by Brian Herbert

  79. 83.
    East of Eden
    by John Steinbeck

  80. 84.
    Ediths Diary
    by Patricia Highsmith

  81. 85.
    Emma (Penguin Classics)
    by Jane Austen

  82. 86.
    The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
    by Caroline Alexander

  83. 87.
    Enemies, A Love Story
    by Isaac Bashevis Singer

  84. 88.
    Ethan Frome (Signet Classics)
    by Edith Wharton

  85. 89.
    Fahrenheit 451: A Novel
    by Ray Bradbury

  86. 90.
    A Farewell to Arms (Scribner Classics)
    by Ernest Hemingway

  87. 91.
    ?
    FAR FROM THE MADDENING CROWD
    by Thomas Hardy

  88. 92.
    Fathers and Sons
    by Ivan Turgenev

  89. 93.
    Fire Dancer (Zebra Historical Romance)
    by Colleen Faulkner

  90. 94.
    For Whom the Bell Tolls (Scribner Classics)
    by Ernest Hemingway

  91. 95.
    Forever Peace
    by Joe Haldeman

  92. 96.
    The Forsyte Saga (Penguin Modern Classics)
    by John Galsworthy

  93. 97.
    The Fountainhead (Centennial Edition Hardcover)
    by Ayn Rand

  94. 98.
    Franky Furbo
    by William Wharton

  95. 99.
    Fugitive Pieces: A Novel
    by Anne Michaels

  96. 100.
    A Gathering of Old Men
    by Ernest J. Gaines

  97. 101.
    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
    by R. A. Dick

  98. 102.
    Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie (Perennial Classics)
    by Ole Edvart Rolvaag

  99. 103.
    Go Tell It on the Mountain
    by James Baldwin

  100. 104.
    The God of Small Things
    by Arundhati Roy

  101. 105.
    The Gods of Mars (Townsend Library Edition)
    by Edgar Rice Burroughs

  102. 106.
    Gone With the Wind
    by Margaret Mitchell

  103. 107.
    The Good Earth (Oprah's Book Club)
    by Pearl S. Buck

  104. 108.
    The Good Soldier (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
    by Ford Madox Ford

  105. 109.
    A Gracious Plenty: A Novel
    by Sheri Reynolds

  106. 110.
    Grail (The Pendragon Cycle, Book 5)
    by Stephen R. Lawhead

  107. 111.
    The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition)
    by John Steinbeck

  108. 112.
    Great Expectations (Penguin Classics)
    by Charles Dickens

  109. 113.
    This Hallowed Ground
    by Bruce Catton

  110. 114.
    Hannibal: A Novel
    by Ross Leckie

  111. 115.
    Hard Times (Enriched Classics)
    by Charles Dickens

  112. 116.
    The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
    by Carson McCullers

  113. 117.
    Heart of Darkness (Green Integer)
    by Joseph Conrad

  114. 118.

  115. 119.
    Here on Earth (Oprah's Book Club)
    by Alice Hoffman

  116. 120.
    Hiroshima
    by John Hersey

  117. 122.
    The House of Mirth (Everyman's Library (Cloth))
    by Edith Wharton

  118. 123.
    The House of the Seven Gables (Signet Classics (Paperback))
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne

  119. 124.
    House Made of Dawn
    by N. Scott Momaday

  120. 125.
    Howards End (Dover Thrift Editions)
    by E. M. Forster

  121. 126.
    The Human Comedy
    by William Saroyan

  122. 127.
    Humboldt's Gift (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
    by Saul Bellow

  123. 128.
    The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Signet Classics)
    by Victor Hugo

  124. 130.
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    by Maya Angelou

  125. 131.
    Iberia
    by James A. Michener

  126. 132.
    In Cold Blood
    by Truman Capote

  127. 133.
    In Country (P.S.)
    by Bobbie Ann Mason

  128. 134.
    Into the Wild
    by Jon Krakauer

  129. 135.

  130. 136.
    Intruder in the Dust
    by William Faulkner

  131. 137.
    Invisible Man
    by Ralph Ellison

  132. 138.
    Iron Dragon's Daughter (Fantasy Masterworks 42)
    by Michael Swanwick

  133. 139.
    Ivanhoe (Penguin Classics)
    by Walter Scott

  134. 140.
    Jack Faust
    by Michael Swanwick

  135. 141.
    Jane Eyre (Broadview Literary Texts)
    by Charlotte Brontë

  136. 142.
    Johnny Got His Gun
    by Dalton Trumbo

  137. 143.
    The Joy Luck Club
    by Amy Tan

  138. 144.
    Jude the Obscure (Norton Critical Editions)
    by Thomas Hardy

  139. 145.
    July's People
    by Nadine Gordimer

  140. 146.
    The Jungle: The Uncensored Original Edition
    by Upton Sinclair

  141. 147.
    Katherine (Rediscovered Classics)
    by Anya Seton

  142. 148.
    The Killer Angels
    by Michael Shaara

  143. 149.
    ?
    Kim
    by Rudyard Kipling

  144. 150.
    Kristin Lavransdatter: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    by Sigrid Undset

  145. 151.
    The Last Convertible
    by Anton Myrer

  146. 152.
    The Last of the Mohicans (Barnes & Noble Classics)
    by James Fenimore Cooper

  147. 153.
    The Last Temptation of Christ
    by Nikos Kazantzakis

  148. 154.
    The Lathe Of Heaven: A Novel
    by Ursula K. Le Guin

  149. 155.
    Laughing Boy
    by Oliver La Farge

  150. 156.
    Les Miserables
    by Victor Hugo

  151. 157.
    The Liars' Club: A Memoir
    by Mary Karr

  152. 158.
    Lord Jim: A Tale (Penguin Classics)
    by Joseph Conrad

  153. 159.
    Lord of the Flies (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
    by William Golding

  154. 160.
    Lord of the Rings H/B Slipcased
    by J R R Tolkien

  155. 161.
    Los Alamos
    by Joseph Kanon

  156. 162.
    Lost Horizon : A Novel
    by James Hilton

  157. 163.
    Lost Man's River: Shadow Country Trilogy (2)
    by Peter Matthiessen

  158. 164.
    The Loved One
    by Evelyn Waugh

  159. 165.
    Lover of the Grave (Lydmouth Series)
    by Andrew Taylor

  160. 166.
    M Is for Malice (Kinsey Millhone Mysteries)
    by Sue Grafton

  161. 167.
    Madame Bovary
    by Gustave Flaubert

  162. 168.
    The Magus
    by John Fowles

  163. 169.
    Marrying Mom
    by Olivia Goldsmith

  164. 170.
    ?
    The Mayor of Castorbridge
    by Thomas Hardy

  165. 171.
    ?
    The Member of the Wedding (Bloom's Guides)
    by Carson McCullers

  166. 172.
    Middlemarch (Signet Classics)
    by George Eliot

  167. 173.
    The Milagro Beanfield War
    by John Nichols

  168. 174.
    A Midnight Clear: A Novel
    by William Wharton

  169. 175.
    The Misplaced Legion
    by Harry Turtledove

  170. 176.
    Moby-Dick or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
    by Herman Melville

  171. 177.
    The Moon Is Down
    by John Steinbeck

  172. 178.
    Mrs. Dalloway
    by Virginia Woolf

  173. 180.
    My Antonia (Enriched Classics (Pocket))
    by Willa Cather

  174. 181.
    Native Son (Abridged)
    by Richard A. Wright

  175. 182.
    The Natural
    by Bernard Malamud

  176. 183.
    Nectar in a Sieve (Signet Classics)
    by Kamala Markandaya

  177. 184.
    A Nervous Splendor: Vienna 1888-1889
    by Frederic Morton

  178. 185.
    Night
    by Elie Wiesel

  179. 186.
    Nineteen Eighty-four
    by George Orwell

  180. 187.
    Of Human Bondage (Signet Classics)
    by W. Somerset Maugham

  181. 188.
    Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck Centennial Edition)
    by John Steinbeck

  182. 189.
    Oliver Twist (Penguin Classics)
    by Charles Dickens

  183. 190.
    Optimist's Daughter
    by Eudora Welty

  184. 191.
    On the Beach
    by Nevil Shute

  185. 192.
    On the Road (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
    by Jack Kerouac

  186. 193.
    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: A Novel
    by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

  187. 195.
    One Hundred Years of Solitude (P.S.)
    by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  188. 196.
    The Orchard: A Memoir
    by Adele Crockett Robertson

  189. 197.
    Orion In The Dying Time
    by Ben Bova

  190. 198.
    Out of Africa (Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books)
    by Isak Dinesen

  191. 199.
    The Ox-Bow Incident (Modern Library Classics)
    by Walter Van Tilburg Clark

  192. 200.
    ?

  193. 201.
    A Passage to India
    by E.M. Forster

  194. 202.
    The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea (P.S.)
    by Sebastian Junger

  195. 204.
    The Plague
    by Albert Camus

  196. 205.
    Play for a Kingdom
    by Thomas Dyja

  197. 206.
    Plumed Serpent (Wordsworth Classics)
    by D. H. Lawrence

  198. 207.
    The Portrait of A Lady (Signet Classics)
    by Henry James

  199. 208.

  200. 209.
    Postcards from the Edge
    by Carrie Fisher

  201. 210.
    The Power of One: A Novel
    by Bryce Courtenay

  202. 211.
    A Prayer for Owen Meany (Modern Library)
    by John Irving

  203. 212.
    Pride and Prejudice (Vintage Classics)
    by Jane Austen

  204. 213.
    The Prince and the Pauper (Signet Classics)
    by Mark Twain

  205. 214.
    ?
    Pudd'Nhead Wilson
    by Mark Twain

  206. 215.
    The Quiet American (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    by Graham Greene

  207. 216.
    Rebecca
    by Daphne du Maurier

  208. 217.
    The Reivers
    by William Faulkner

  209. 218.
    Remember the Morning
    by Thomas Fleming

  210. 219.
    The Return of the Native (Oxford World's Classics)
    by Thomas Hardy

  211. 220.
    Robinson Crusoe (Barnes & Noble Classics)
    by Daniel Defoe

  212. 221.
    Rocannon's World
    by Ursula K. Le Guin

  213. 222.
    A Room With a View
    by E. M. Forster

  214. 223.
    The Runaway: A Novel
    by Terry Kay

  215. 224.
    Run River
    by Joan Didion

  216. 225.
    The Screwtape Letters: With Screwtape Proposes a Toast
    by C. S. Lewis

  217. 226.
    Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics)
    by Jane Austen

  218. 227.
    A Separate Peace
    by John Knowles

  219. 228.
    Serpico
    by Peter Maas

  220. 229.
    Servant of the Bones
    by ANNE RICE

  221. 230.
    The Sheltering Sky
    by Paul Bowles

  222. 231.
    Shogun
    by James Clavell

  223. 232.
    Siddhartha (Shambhala Classics)
    by Hermann Hesse

  224. 233.
    Silas Marner (Enriched Classics (Pocket))
    by George Eliot

  225. 234.
    ?

  226. 235.

  227. 236.
    Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Modern Library)
    by Joan Didion

  228. 237.
    Something Wicked This Way Comes
    by Ray Bradbury

  229. 238.
    Song of Solomon
    by Toni Morrison

  230. 239.
    Sons and Lovers (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)
    by D.H. Lawrence

  231. 240.
    Sophie's Choice (Modern Critical Interpretations Series)
    by William Styron

  232. 241.
    The Sound and the Fury: The Corrected Text
    by William Faulkner

  233. 242.
    Sport of Nature
    by Nadine Gordimer

  234. 243.
    ?
    St. Joan of Arc
    by Vita Sackville West

  235. 244.
    The Sterile Cuckoo (Norton Paperback Fiction)
    by John Nichols

  236. 245.
    The Army Of The Potomac: A Stillness At Appomattox
    by Bruce Catton

  237. 246.
    ?
    Camus, Albert-The Stranger

  238. 247.
    Sula
    by Toni Morrison

  239. 248.
    The Sun Also Rises
    by Ernest Hemingway

  240. 249.
    The Talented Mr Ripley: Play (Methuen Drama)
    by Patricia Highsmith

  241. 250.
    Taliesin
    by Steve; Lawhead, Stephen R. Lawhead

  242. 251.
    Tallgrass
    by Sandra Dallas

  243. 252.
    ?
    Tess Of The D'Urbervilles
    by Thomas Hardy

  244. 253.
    Their Eyes Were Watching God
    by Zora Neale Hurston

  245. 254.
    Things Fall Apart: A Novel
    by Chinua Achebe

  246. 255.
    A Thousand Acres: A Novel
    by Jane Smiley

  247. 256.
    The Three Musketeers (Signet Classics)
    by Alexandre Dumas père

  248. 257.
    Tick Tock
    by Dean Koontz

  249. 258.
    To Dance with the White Dog
    by Terry Kay

  250. 259.
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    by Harper Lee

  251. 260.
    To the Lighthouse (Annotated)
    by Virginia Woolf

  252. 261.
    Thus Was Adonis Murdered (A Legal Whodunnit)
    by Sarah Caudwell

  253. 262.
    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
    by Betty Smith

  254. 263.
    The Trial: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text
    by Franz Kafka

  255. 264.
    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Enriched Classics)
    by Jules Verne

  256. 265.
    Uncle Tom's Cabin (Wordsworth Classics)
    by Harriet Beecher Stowe

  257. 266.
    Under the Volcano: A Novel
    by Malcolm Lowry

  258. 267.
    Vanity Fair (Penguin Classics)
    by William Makepeace Thackeray

  259. 268.
    Vertical Run
    by Joseph Garber

  260. 269.
    Violin
    by Anne Rice

  261. 270.
    The Virginian (Scribner Classics)
    by Owen Wister

  262. 271.
    The Voyage of the Armada: The Spanish Story
    by David Howarth

  263. 272.
    Waiting to Exhale
    by Terry McMillan

  264. 273.
    Walden
    by Henry David Thoreau

  265. 274.
    Walkabout (Puffin Books)
    by James Vance Marshall

  266. 275.
    War and Peace
    by Leo Tolstoy

  267. 276.
    Washington Square (Signet Classics)
    by Henry James

  268. 277.
    Watership Down: A Novel
    by Richard Adams

  269. 278.
    The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963
    by Christopher Paul Curtis

  270. 279.
    The Way of All Flesh (Dover Thrift Editions)
    by Samuel Butler

  271. 281.
    Winesburg, Ohio (Oxford World's Classics)
    by Sherwood Anderson

  272. 282.
    ?
    The Women Of Brewster Place
    by Gloria Naylor

  273. 283.
    The World According to Garp (Modern Library)
    by John Irving

  274. 284.
    Wuthering Heights (Barnes & Noble Classics)
    by Emily Bronte

  275. 285.
    A Yellow Raft in Blue Water: A Novel
    by Michael Dorris

  276. 286.
    The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
    by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

  277. 287.
    Zorba the Greek (Faber Fiction Classics)
    by Nikos Kazantzakis

  278. 288.
    Blood Red Roses
    by Margaret Lawrence

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