Amazon’s 100 Books To Read In A Lifetime

  1. 1984 – George Orwell
  2. A Brief History Of Time – Stephen Hawking
  3. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius – Dave Eggers
  4. A Long Way Gone – Ishmael Beah
  5. A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning: The Short-Lived Edition – Lemony Snicket
  6. A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle
  7. Alice Munro: Selected Stories – Alice Munro
  8. Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  9. All the President’s Men – Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
  10. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir – Frank McCourt
  11. Are You There, God? It’s me, Margaret – Judy Blume
  12. Bel Canto – Ann Patchett
  13. Beloved – Toni Morrison
  14. Born To Run – A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen – Christopher McDougall
  15. Breath, Eyes, Memory – Edwidge Danticat
  16. Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
  17. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
  18. Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White
  19. Cutting For Stone – Abraham Verghese
  20. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead – Brene Brown
  21. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1 – Jeff Kinney
  22. Dune – Frank Herbert
  23. Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
  24. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream – Hunter S. Thompson
  25. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  26. Goodnight Moon – Margaret Wise Brown
  27. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  28. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies – Jared M. Diamond
  29. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – J.K. Rowling
  30. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
  31. Interpreter of Maladies – Jhumpa Lahiri
  32. Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
  33. Jimmy Corrigan: Smartest Kid on Earth – Chris Ware
  34. Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain
  35. Life After Life – Kate Atkinson
  36. Little House on the Prairie – Laura Ingalls Wilder
  37. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  38. Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  39. Love Medicine – Louise Erdrich
  40. Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl
  41. Me Talk Pretty One Day – David Sedaris
  42. Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
  43. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
  44. Moneyball – Michael Lewis
  45. Of Human Bondage – W. Somerset Maugham
  46. On the Road – Jack Kerouac
  47. Out of Africa – Isak Dinesen
  48. Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi
  49. Portnoy’s Complaint – Philip Roth
  50. Pride & Prejudice – Jane Austen
  51. Silent Spring – Rachel Carson
  52. Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut
  53. Team of Rivals – Doris Kearns Goodwin
  54. The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton
  55. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay – Michael Chabon
  56. The Autobiography of Malcolm X – Malcolm X and Alex Haley
  57. The Book Thief – Markus Zusak
  58. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz
  59. The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
  60. The Color of Water – James McBride
  61. The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen
  62. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America – Erik Larson
  63. The Diary of Anne Frank – Anne Frank
  64. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
  65. The Giver – Lois Lowry
  66. The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
  67. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  68. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
  69. The House At Pooh Corner – A. A. Milne
  70. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
  71. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot
  72. The Liars’ Club: A Memoir – Mary Karr
  73. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) – Rick Riordan
  74. The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  75. The Long Goodbye – Raymond Chandler
  76. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 – Lawrence Wright
  77. The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkien
  78. The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales – Oliver Sacks
  79. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals – Michael Pollan
  80. The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster
  81. The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel – Barbara Kingsolver
  82. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York – Robert A. Caro
  83. The Right Stuff – Tom Wolfe
  84. The Road – Cormac McCarthy
  85. The Secret History – Donna Tartt
  86. The Shining – Stephen King
  87. The Stranger – Albert Camus
  88. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
  89. The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien
  90. The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle
  91. The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
  92. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel – Haruki Murakami
  93. The World According to Garp – John Irving
  94. The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion
  95. Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe
  96. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  97. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption – Laura Hillenbrand
  98. Valley of the Dolls – Jacqueline Susann
  99. Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein
  100. Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak