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Typee, Moby Dick, Billy Bud, Typee, Isle of the Cross, Redburn, White-Jacket, The Confidence-Man
The Raven, Cask of Amontillado, The House of Usher (only novel), Annabel Lee, Berenice, The Tell-Tale Heart, To Helen, UlalumeThe Bells, The Masque of the Red Death, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Purloined Letter
Look Homeward
The Wapshot Chronicle, The Wapshot Scandal
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Seascape
The Messiah
Midnight's Children (Booker Prize), The Satanic Verses, Grimus, The Jaguar Smile (Non-fiction)
Three Men in a Boat, Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, Three Men on the Bummel, Diary of a Pilgrimage, My Life and Times (Autobiography)
Interior Landscapes, Manifest Manners, Darkness in Saint Louis Bearheart
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood, Otto of the Silver Hand (Novel), Men of Iron/ (Illustrator and Author)
The Old Bachelor, The Double Dealer, Love for Love, The Mourning Bride, The Way of the World
The Outcasts of Poker Flat
I am Rose, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Tender Buttons, The Making of Americans
The Winslow Boy, The Browning Version, The Deep Blue Sea, Separate Tables
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Portfolio, An Inland Voyage, The Black Arrow, Underwoods The Master of Ballantrae, The Bottle Imp, In the South Seas, A Footnote to History, St Ives
All Quiet on the Western Front
Three Hundred Tang Poems, The Old Book of Tang, The New Book of Tang
Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love, Lady Chatterley's Lover Odour of Chrysanthemums, The Virgin and the Gypsy, The Rocking-Horse Winner
Go Tell It on the Mountain, The Fire Next Time
The Vicar of Wakefield, She Stoops to Conquer
O.T., Only a Fiddler, Fairy Tales
New Journalism/ The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, The Right Stuff, Back to Blood
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Agnes Grey
The Rise of Silas Lapham, Christmas Everyday, A Modern Instance, A Hazard of New Fortunes, An Imperative DutyThe Flight of Pony Baker
Enemy of George Bernard Shaw/ The Innocence of Father Brown, The Man Who Knew Too Much, The Wisdom of Father Brown, The Everlasting Man, OrthodoxyThe Man Who Was Thursday (Novel)
Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1931/ Alison's House, Trifles, Fidelity, The Verge, Inheritors
Ralph Roister Doister/ First comedy of the English Language
1976 Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes for Humboldt's Gift/ The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, Seize the DayRavelstein, Mr. Sammler's Planet, Henderson the Rain King
Look Back in Anger
Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye, Alias Grace, The Blind Assassin, Oryx and Crake, Surfacing
The Lottery, The Haunting of Hill House, We have always Livend in the Castle, The Road through the Wall
The Marriage of Figaro, The Barber of Seville
The Pit, No Man's Land
1930 Nobel Prize in Literatue/ World So Wide, The Innocents, Our Mr. Wrenn, Hike and the Aeroplane
All the Conspirators, The Dog Beneath the Skin, The Ascent of F6, On the Frontier
The Madwoman of Chaillot, Ondine, Duel of Angels, The Trojan War Will Not Take Place
The Second Sex
The Simple Cobler of Aggawam in America, The Body of Liberties
Democracy in America
1950 Nobel Prize in Literature/ German Social Democracy, On Denoting, Philosophical Essays, The Analysis of Mind
Tragic Mansions
1966 Nobel Prize in Literature/ Eli, Zeichen im Sand, Verzauberung
The Brewing of Soma,Voices of Freedom, Snow-Bound
The Miracles of the Antichrist and Jerusalem, Gosta Berlings Saga, The Wonderful Adventures of the Nils
Matter and Memory, Time and Free Will
In a German Pension, The Woman at the Store, Je ne parle pas français, The Man Without a Temperament
The Wizard of Oz, Ozma of Oz, The Scarecrow of Oz, The Tin Woodman of Oz
The Birthday Party, The Homecoming, Betrayal, The Room, Landscape, Silence, Night Old Times, No Man's Land
Aristippus, The Conceited Pedlar
Pollyanna, Pollyanna Grows Up, The Turn of the Tide, The Road to Understanding, Oh Money! Money!, Dawn, Keith's Dark Tower
The Threepenny Opera, Life of Galileo, Mother Courage and Her Children, The Good Person of Szechwan, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
The English Patient, The Dainty Monsters, The Man with Seven Toes, Coming Through Slaughter
Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Far from the Madding Crowd, Jude the Obscure, Wessex Poems, The Well-Beloved
The Age of Jackson, The Cycles of American History, The Disuniting of America
The Looming Tower (2007 Pulitzer in Non-Fiction), Going Clear (scientology)
Wuthering Heights
Dreams of My Father
Swiss Family Robinson
'Master Harold'...and the Boys, Blood Knot
Decision Points
The Oligarchs, The Dead Hand (2010 Pulitzer in non-fiction)
The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy
Landmarks in French Literature, Eminent Victorians, Queen Victoria, Books and Characters, Elizabeth and Essex, Portraits in Miniature and Other Essays
A Treatise on Probability, The Economic Consequences of the Peace
King Solomon's Mines, Allan Quatermain, She, Ayesha, Nada the Lily, Eric Brighteyes/ Friend of Kipling
A Personal Matter, The Silent Cry
Kept a personal diary used as an important primary resource for the restoration period
Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity, A Tale of a Tub
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, The Traitor
Song of Chattahoochee
The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi
The Moon and Sixpence, Of Human Bondage, The Letter, Razor's Edge, Liza of Lambeth,The Magician
Knoxville Tennessee
Committed seppuku after a failed coup d'etat/ The Confessions of a Mask, Temple of the Golden Pavillion
The Influence of Sea Power Upon History
Sister Carrie, An American Tragedy, Jennie Gerhardt, A Place in the Sun, Trilogy of Desire
Blindness
On the Decay of the Art of Lying, Tom Sawyer, The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn, The Innocents Abroad
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences
Roots, The Friends
A Good Man is Hard to Find, Everything That Rises Must Converge, Wise Blood, The Violent Bear It Away
My Bondage and My Freedom
The Highwayman
The Teachings of Don Juan
Trifles, The Inheritors
Life of Pi, Seven Stories, Beatrice and Virgil, Self
On Liberty
The **** of the 'Narcissus', Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Amy Foster, Typhoon, The End of the Tether, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, The Duel, The Secret Sharer Under Western Eyes
Master Builder, Brand
David Humphreys, Joel Barlow, John Trumbull, Lemuel Hopkins, Timothy Dwight
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The Conjure Woman, The Wife of His Youth and Other Stories of the Color-Line
Book of Quotations
A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, The Enigma of Arrival, In a Free State (1971 Booker Prize) / 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature
First African-American to be published in the US, 1761/ Address to the Negroes of the State of New York
The Illustrated Man, There Will Come Soft Rains, The Sound of Thunder, The Exiles, Farenheit 451
Jane Eyre (under the pen name Currer Bell), Villette, Shirley
The Power of Sympathy
Through the Looking Glass, Alice's Adventure in Wonderland
Reflections on Ice-Breaking
The Ballad of the Army Cart
The Thirteen Clocks, The Catbird Seat, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Barney's Version
The Alchemist, Every Man in his Humour, Volpone or the Foxe
The Jungle, Dragon's Teeth, Pulitzer Prize in 1943
Pius XII and the Third Reich, The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews
Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings, Brer Rabbit
The Shallows, Digital Enterprise
The Adventures of Pinocchio, In Vapore (Novel), Macchiette, Occhi e nasi, Storie allegre
Dead Men Tell No Tales, A. J. Raffles, A Bride from the Bush, Old Offenders to a a few old Scores, Mr. Justice Raffles
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Red Sorghum, The Republic of Wine
The Snow Leopard, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse, Travelin' Man, Shadow Country
Live or Die, Awful Rowing Towards God (Posthumous): Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1967
The Garden Party (Collection of Short Stories)
Kiss of the Spider Woman
The Hot Zone
The Lost Salt Gift of Blood, As Birds Bring Forth the Sun and Other Stories, No Great Mischief
Collyn Court
The Genius of Christianity, Memoirs from Beyond the Grave
Little Women, Eight Cousins, Rose in Bloom, Little Men
Crow, Birthday Letters, The Guardian, The Independent,
Cry The Beloved Country, Too Late the Phalarope, Ah but Your Land is Beautiful
The Witching Hour
Middle Border Series, A Member of the Third House
Black Boy
2009 Nobel Prize in Literature/ Nadirs, The Passport, The Land of Green Plums, The Appointment, The Hunger Angel
How I Learned to Drive
Sturm and Drang
Sky-Walk (Novel), Historical Sketches, Aurora, Port-Folio
The Selling of Joseph, Proposals Touching the Accomplishment of Prophecies, The Revolution in New England Justified
Justice Without Revenge, The Knight from Olmedo, The Dog in the Manger
One Day My Soul Just Opened Up, Until Today
Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice
The Kentucky Cycle
The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine
Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm, The Story of Patsy, The Birds' Christmas Carol, Froebel's Gifts, Rose o' the River, Mother Carey's Chickens
Desiree's Baby, The Story of an Hour, The Storm, At Fault, The Awakening
The Red Badge of Courage, Maggie, The Open Boat, The Blue Hotel, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky, The MonsterGeorge's Mother, The O'Ruddy
The House of the Spirits, The City of the Beasts, The Island Beneath the Sea
Pen name Mary Westmacott/ The Mousetrap (Longest running play)/ First recipient of the Grand Master's Award/ The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Witness for the Prosecution
Buch der Lieder, Reisebilder, Germany. A Winter's Tale, Atta Troll, Romanzero
Concord Days, Table-talk, Sonnets and Canzonets, Conversations with Children on the Gospels I & II
Ethnogenesis, A Cry to Arms
Tales of the Out and the Gone
A Seperate Peace
Klling Mr. Griffin, Daughters of Eve
At the Earth's Core, Tarzan of the Apes, The Lost Continent, Thuvia Maid of Mars
Miss Julie, The Dance of Death
The Devil's Dictionary, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, An Inhabitant of Carcosa, Chicamauga, The Damned Thing
A Kiss for Cinderella, Peter Pan
Private Lives, Blithe Spirit
The Delight of Muses, Steps to the Temple
Life & Times of Michael K, Disgrace (Booker Prize 1983,1999), Waiting for the Barbarians, Dusklands, The Childhood of Jesus
La Cantatrice Chauve, Jacques ou la soumission, La Leçon, Le Piéton de l'air, The Hermit (Novel)
The Last Act of Norma, The Scandal, The Three-Cornered Hat
The History of the Dividing Line
Morgante
Robbery Under Arms
Duino Elegies, Sonnets to Orpheus, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, Letters to a Young Poet
Ultramarine, Under the Volcano, Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place, Lunar Caustic, Dark as the Grave wherein my Friend is Laid, October Ferry to Gabriola
Black Like Me
So Big, Show Boat, Cimarron, Giant, Buttered Side Down, A Kind of Magic
The Changeling, Women Beware Women, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside
Watch on the Rhine, The Little Foxes, The Children's Hour
Pen name O. Henry/ Cabbages and Kings (Series of stories): (The Gift of the Magi, The Ransom of Red Chief, The Cop and the Anthem, A Retrieved Reformation, The Duplicity of Hargrav
Les Enfants Terribles
The Last of the Mohicans, Precaution, The Pioneers, The Red Rover, The Water Witch, History of the Navy of the United States of America (Published after death)
A Study in Scarlet, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Child Called It
O Pioneers!, My Antonio, The Song of the Lark, Alexander's Bridge, Sapphira and the Slave Girl
The American, The Turn of the Screw, The Portrait of a Lady, The Wings of the Dove, The AmericanDaisy Miller, What Maisie Knew
Jewish Antiquities
1Q84, Kafka on the Shore, Norwegian Wood, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
The Good Soldier, The Parade's End tetralogy, The Fifth Queen trilogy
Angela's Ashes, 'Tis, Teacher Man
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Pamela, Clarissa
The Scarlett Pimpernel
Kojiki
The Weatherboard Cathedral, Killing the Black Dog, Subhuman Redneck Poems
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Eye of the Storm/ Nobel Prize in Literature 1973
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Reservation Blues, War Dances
Kicking a Dead Horse, The God of Hell
Life Strategies
The Village Witch and Other Stories, Feather Woman of the Jungle, My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, The Palm-Wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads' Town
My Experiences in the World War
The Green Pastures
The Wind in the Willows, The Reluctant Dragon (in Dream Days), Pagan Papers, The Golden Age, The Headswoman
Faust, Prometheus,
History of Misfortune
The House on Mango Street, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
The Distances, The Maximus Poems
The Story of a Bad Boy
Spreading the News, The Rising of the Moon/ Helped Yeats found the Abbey Theatre
1997 Pulitzer in Fiction for American Pastoral/ Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy's Complaint, The Human Stain
The String of Pearls, The Knightriders, Rankley Grange, The Marquis of Dalewood
The Cornish Trilogy, The Deptford Trilogy
Ralph 124C 41+, Ultimate World
The Scarlet Letter, Young Goodman Brown, Ethan Brand, The Birth-Mark, The Marble Faun, Fanshawe (Anonymous), The House of the Seven Gables, The Blithedale Romance, Twice-Told Tales
On Death and Dying
Dover Beach', 'The Scholar-Gipsy', 'Thyrsis', Culture and Anarchy, Literature and Dogma
Letters To His Son
Shah Nama (Book of Kings)
Dracula, The Crystal Cup, The Chain of Destiny, The Duties of Clerks of Petty Sessions in Ireland (Non-fiction)
Barefoot in the Park, Brighton Beach Memoirs
The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, Mere Christianity, Miracles, Problem of Pain
Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders, The True Born Englishman (poem), The Storm, The Family Instructor
A Man for All Seasons
The Moray Eels Eat The Holy Modal Rounders, Indian War Whoop
Oldest author of African-American literature/ Bars Fight
House Without a Key
Truman, John Adams
The Grandissimes, Madame Delphine, Old Creole Days published in Scribner's
Black Beauty
The Beaux Stratagem, The Constant Couple, The Recruiting Officer
The Remains of the Day, Never Let Me Go, A Pale View of Hills, When We Were Orphans, The Unconsoled
Lost Horizon, Goodbye Mr. Chips, Random Harvest, Time and Time Again
The Oxford Murders
Neuromancer
Night (Nobel Peace Prize)
The Decoration of Houses, Fighting France, The Age of Innocence, A Backward Glance (Autobiography), Ethan Frome
Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch, and Daniel DerondaReal name of Mary Anne Evans
The Invisible Man, War of the Worlds, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Time Machine, The War in the Air, Kipps, The History of Mr Polly, Tono-BungayThe Outline of History (Nonfiction), The First Men in the Moon, The Shape of Things to Come
Hilda Doolittle
The Ox-Bow Incident, The City of Trembling Leaves, The Track of the Cat, The Watchful Gods and Other Stories
The Making of the Atomic Bomb
History of My Troubles, Yes and No
The Vampyre, Ximenes
The Man Upstairs and Other Stories, The Man with Two Left Feet, Uneasy Money, Jeeves, Blandings Castle, Drones Club, WoosterPen Names: Henry William-Jones P Brooke-Haven, Pelham Grenville, Melrose Grainger, J Walker Williams, C P West
The Lady of the Lake, The Bride of Lammermoor, Ivanhoe
The Ballad of Reading Gaol, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Picture of Dorian Gray, De Profundis
Country of the Pointed Firs
My Fight for Birth Control
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle in The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon Gent, Salmagundi (Magazine), A History of New York, Bracebridge Hall or The Humorists A Medley
The Significance of the Frontier in American History
Dragons of Eden, Billions and Billions (Last book), The Demon-Haunted World, Contact, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
The Name of the Rose, The Island of the Day Before, Foucault's Pendulum
The White House Years, Years of Upheaval, Years of Renewal
Frankenstein, The Last Man, Lodore, Mathilda
The Rubaiyat
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Journey to the Center of the Earth From the Earth to the Moon, Around the World in Eighty Days, The Mysterious Island, Five Weeks in a Ballo
Mount Zion, Continual Dew, Old Lights For New Chancels, High and Low, A Nip in the Air
The Future of the American Negro, Character Building, The Negro in the South (with W.E.B. Du Bois), Tuskegee & Its People (editor), Up from Slavery, Working With the Hands
White Noise, Libra, Mao II, Underworld, The Angel Esmeralda, Point Omega, Amazons, Americana
Letters from an American Farmer
1932 Nobel Prize in Literature/ The Forsyte Saga, Strife, The Skin Game, Glimpses and Reflections
The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale, No Name, All the Year Round and Household Words (Published in Dickens Journal)
The Robbers, Don Carlos, William Tell
The Purloined Letter
My Life
The Lost Colony
Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Illusions, Out of My Mind, Stranger to the Ground, Travels with Puff
The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, Picnic, Come Back Little Sheba
Daisy Miller, Pandora, The Portrait of a Lady
Belleforest, Pierre Boaistuau (Shakespeare based several of his plays on these works)
1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction/ Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Holy the Firm, For the Time Being, An American Childhood, The Maytrees
Thomas & Belulah
Glengarry Glen Ross
Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Bellocq's Ophelia, Domestic Work
Ficciones, The Aleph, A Universal History of Infamy, The Garden of Forking Paths, Book of Imaginary BeingsThe Book of Sand, Seven Nights
Barnaby Rudge, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, Bleak House, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas NicklebyThe Mystery of Edwin Drood
Things Fall Apart, No Longer at Ease (Sequel), Arrow of God, A Man of the People, Anthills of the Savannah
Le Loup Blanc, Le Bossu, Le Chevalier Ténèbre, La Vampire, La Ville Vampire La Fée des Grèves, Les Habits Noirs
Satirical/ Vanity Fair, The Luck of Barry Lyndon, Catherine, The Yellowplush Papers, The Adventures of Philip, The Newcomes, The History of Henry Esmond
William Tell
Centuries/ French atrologist who is rumored to have predicted World War II
Rabbit Run, Rabbit Redux Rabbit is Rich (Pulitzer ), Rabbit at Rest (Pulitzer ), A & P
Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne of Ingleside, Jane of Lantern Hill, The Blythes Are Quoted

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