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

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