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