College Board's AP English Reading List

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According to the College Board Advanced Placement program: "The AP English course in Literature and Composition should engage students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature…Reading in an AP course should be both wide and deep."

The following list of authors and works has been compiled using a variety of sources with a strong emphasis on the authors suggested by the College Board.

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    by Sophocles

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  3. 3.
    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
    by Tennessee Williams

  4. 4.
    The Cherry Orchard
    by Anton Chekhov

  5. 5.
    The Children's Hour
    by Lillian Hellman

  6. 6.
    Death Of A Salesman
    by Arthur Miller

  7. 7.
    A Doll's House

  8. 8.
    by Imamu Amiri Baraka

  9. 9.
    Fences (The August Wilson Century Cycle)
    by August Wilson

  10. 10.
    The Glass Menagerie: The Deluxe Centennial Edition
    by Tennessee Williams

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  12. 13.
    Hedda Gabler
    by Henrik Ibsen

  13. 14.
    The Homecoming
    by Harold Pinter

  14. 15.
    The Iceman Cometh
    by Eugene O'Neill

  15. 16.
    The Importance of Being Earnest

  16. 17.
    King Lear (Folger Shakespeare Library)
    by William Shakespeare

  17. 18.
    The Little Foxes.
    by Lillian Hellman

  18. 19.
    Long Day's Journey Into Night
    by Eugene O'Neill

  19. 20.
    M. Butterfly.
    by David Henry Hwang

  20. 21.
    The Misanthrope
    by Jean Baptiste Poquelin Moliere

  21. 22.
    Oedipus Rex (Oedipus the King)
    by Sophocles

  22. 23.
    Othello (Folger Shakespeare Library)
    by William Shakespeare

  23. 24.
    Prometheus Bound
    by Aeschylus

  24. 25.
    A Raisin in the Sun
    by Lorraine Hansberry

  25. 26.
    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
    by Tom Stoppard

  26. 27.
    She Stoops to Conquer
    by Oliver Goldsmith

  27. 28.
    Six Characters in Search of an Author
    by Luigi Pirandello

  28. 29.
    A Streetcar Named Desire (New Directions Paperbook)
    by Tennessee Williams

  29. 30.
    by Jean-Baptiste Moliere

  30. 32.
    The Way Of The World
    by William Congreve

  31. 33.
    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
    by Edward Albee

  32. 34.
    Henrik Ibsen's,the Wild Duck [Hardcover](2010)
    by H.,(Author) Ibsen

  33. 35.
    Zoot Suit and Other Plays
    by Luis Valdez

  34. 36.
    The Adventures of Augie March (Penguin Classics)
    by Saul Bellow

  35. 37.
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    by Mark Twain

  36. 38.
    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  37. 39.
    Alias Grace: A Novel
    by Margaret Atwood

  38. 40.
    All Quiet on the Western Front
    by Erich Maria Remarque

  39. 41.
    The American (Oxford World's Classics)
    by Henry James

  40. 42.
    An instance of the Fingerpost
    by Iain Pears

  41. 43.
    Anna Karenina
    by Leo Tolstoy

  42. 44.
    The Antelope Wife: A Novel
    by Louise Erdrich

  43. 45.
    As I Lay Dying (Norton Critical Editions)
    by William Faulkner

  44. 46.
    The Aspern Papers
    by Henry James

  45. 47.
    The Awakening
    by Kate Chopin

  46. 48.
    Babylon Revisited
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  47. 49.
    The Baron In The Trees
    by Italo Calvino

  48. 50.
    Bee Season: A Novel
    by Myla Goldberg

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