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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Time's One Hundered Top Novels

The Complete List | TIME Magazine - ALL-TIME 100 Novels

Just for fun, I starred the ones I've read.

The Adventures of Augie March
Saul Bellow

*All the King's Men
Robert Penn Warren

American Pastoral
Philip Roth

An American Tragedy
Theodore Dreiser

*Animal Farm
George Orwell

Appointment in Samarra
John O'Hara

*Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
Judy Blume

The Assistant
Bernard Malamud

At Swim-Two-Birds
Flann O'Brien

Ian McEwan

Toni Morrison

The Berlin Stories
Christopher Isherwood

The Big Sleep
Raymond Chandler

The Blind Assassin
Margaret Atwood

Blood Meridian

Brideshead Revisited
Evelyn Waugh

The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Thornton Wilder

Call It Sleep
Henry Roth

Joseph Heller

*The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger

A Clockwork Orange
Anthony Burgess

The Confessions of Nat Turner
William Styron

*The Corrections
Jonathan Franzen

*The Crying of Lot 49
Thomas Pynchon

A Dance to the Music of Time
Anthony Powell

*The Day of the Locust
Nathanael West

Death Comes for the Archbishop
Willa Cather

A Death in the Family
James Agee

The Death of the Heart
Elizabeth Bowen
Read the Original Review

James Dickey

Dog Soldiers
Robert Stone

John Cheever

The French Lieutenant's Woman
John Fowles

The Golden Notebook
Doris Lessing

Go Tell it on the Mountain
James Baldwin

Gone With the Wind
Margaret Mitchell

*The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck

*Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon

*The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald

*A Handful of Dust
Evelyn Waugh

The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
Carson McCullers

The Heart of the Matter
Graham Greene

Saul Bellow

Marilynne Robinson

A House for Mr. Biswas
V.S. Naipaul

I, Claudius
Robert Graves

*Infinite Jest
David Foster Wallace

*Invisible Man
Ralph Ellison

*Light in August
William Faulkner

*The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
C.S. Lewis

Vladimir Nabokov

*Lord of the Flies
William Golding

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

Henry Green

Lucky Jim
Kingsley Amis

The Man Who Loved Children
Christina Stead

Midnight's Children
Salman Rushdie

Martin Amis

The Moviegoer
Walker Percy

*Mrs. Dalloway
Virginia Woolf

Naked Lunch
William Burroughs

*Native Son
Richard Wright

William Gibson

Never Let Me Go
Kazuo Ishiguro

George Orwell

*On the Road
Jack Kerouac

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Ken Kesey

The Painted Bird
Jerzy Kosinski

*Pale Fire
Vladimir Nabokov

*A Passage to India
E.M. Forster

Play It As It Lays
Joan Didion

*Portnoy's Complaint
Philip Roth

A.S. Byatt

The Power and the Glory
Graham Greene

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Muriel Spark

*Rabbit, Run
John Updike

E.L. Doctorow

The Recognitions
William Gaddis

Red Harvest
Dashiell Hammett

Revolutionary Road
Richard Yates

The Sheltering Sky
Paul Bowles
Read the Original Review

Kurt Vonnegut

*Snow Crash
Neal Stephenson

The Sot-Weed Factor
John Barth

*The Sound and the Fury
William Faulkner

*The Sportswriter
Richard Ford

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold
John le Carre

*The Sun Also Rises
Ernest Hemingway

*Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston

*Things Fall Apart
Chinua Achebe

*To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee

*To the Lighthouse
Virginia Woolf

*Tropic of Cancer
Henry Miller

Philip K. Dick

Under the Net
Iris Murdoch

Under the Volcano
Malcolm Lowry

Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons

*White Noise
Don DeLillo

White Teeth
Zadie Smith

Wide Sargasso Sea
Jean Rhys


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