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

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