Possession A.S. Byatt
Cry the Beloved Country Alan Paton
The Stranger Albert Camus
The Plague Albert Camus
Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Eyeless in Gaza Aldous Huxley
Point Counterpoint Aldous Huxley
The Autobiography of Malcom X Alex Haley & Malcom X
The Three Musketeers Alexander Dumas
The Rape of the Lock Alexander Pope
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch Alexander Solzenitzen
The First Circle Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Love's Cross Currents Algernon Charles Swinburne
Temple of My Familiar Alice Walker
The Color Purple Alice Walker
Living by the Word Alice Walker
Meridian Alice Walker
The Third Life of Grange Copeland Alice Walker
To Hell with Dying Alice Walker
In Love and Trouble Alice Walker
Howl and Other Poems Allen Ginsberg
The Kitchen God's Wife Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan
The Diary of Anaïs Nin Anaïs Nin
Henry and June Anaïs Nin
The Counterfeiters Andre Gide
The Immoralist Andre Gide
The Magician's Assistant Ann Patchett
The Street Ann Petty
The Mysteries of Udolpho Ann Radcliffe
Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Annie Dillard
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess
A Doctor's Visit: Short Stories Anton Chekov
Arabesques Anton Shammas
Tales of the City Armistead Maupin
Romeus and Juliet Arthur Brooke
Darkness at Noon Arthur Koestler
The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship Arthur Rolande
A Lesson from Aloes Athol Fugard
Islandia Austin Tappan Wright
Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand
The Fountainhead Ayn Rand
Excellent Women B. Pym
Kitchen Banana Yoshimoto
Farewell to Military Profession Barnabe Rich
Bridge of Birds Barry Hughart
The Tangerine Tango Equation Barry Targan
The Tao of Pooh Benjamin Hoff
The Fixer Bernard Malamud
The New Male Sexuality Bernie Zilbergeld
Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak
Giovanni's Gift Bradford Morrow
Dracula Bram Stoker
At Swim Two Birds Brian O'Nolan
Songlines Bruce Chetwin
Beowulf Burton Raffel, trans.
The Sentimental Bloke C.J. Dennis
Midshipman Hornblower C.S. Forester
The Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis
Perelandra C.S. Lewis
The Alienist Caleb Carr
Native Tongue Carl Hiaasen
The Old Gringo Carlos Fuentes
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe and Other Stories Carson McCullers
On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin
Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
The Maximus Poems Charles Olson
Villette Charlotte Bront‘
Jane Eyre Charlotte Bront‘
The Execution of Mayor Yin & Other Stories Chen Jo-hsi
Girls at War and Other Stories Chinua Achebe
Hectomithi Cinthio
The Cuckoo's Egg Clifford Stohl
The Analects Confucius
All the Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy
Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy
Anima as Fate Cornelia Brunner
Sons and Lovers D. H. Lawrence
The Plumed Serpent D. H. Lawrence
Women in Love D. H. Lawrence
Lady Chatterley's Lover D.H. Lawrence
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
Moll Flanders Daniel Defoe
Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri
How to make love to a Negro Dany Laferrière
Concrete Blond Darcey Steinke
Let the Dog Drive David Bowman
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language David Crystal
Girl with Curious Hair David Foster Wallace
Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again David Foster Wallace
The Brothers K David James Duncan
The Term Paper Artist David Leavitt
The Road to Many a Wonder David Wagoner
Dream on Monkey Mountain Derek Walcott
Nightwood Djuna Barnes
White Noise Don Delillo
I Gave at the Office Donald Westlake
The Secret History Donna Tartt
Briefing for a Descent into Hell Doris May Lessing
Bastard out of Carolina Dorothy Allison
Trash Dorothy Allison
Every Woman Loves a Russian Poet Dunkel
Collected Poems Dylan Thomas
A Room with a View E.M. Forster
A Passage to India E.M. Forster
Howard's End E.M. Forster
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Earl Mac Rauch
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym Edgar A. Poe
Tarzan Edgar Rice Burroughs
The House of Mirth Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome Edith Wharton
Cyrano de Bergerac Edmund Rostand
The New Feminist Criticism Elaine Showalter, ed.
The Moon is Broken Eleanor Craig
Hamlet and Revenge Eleanor Prosser
Night Eli Wiesel
Aurora Leigh Elizabeth Barrett Browning
The Giant's House : A Romance Elizabeth McCracken
Maximum Bob Elmore Leonard
The Experimental Novel Emile Zola
J'accuse Emile Zola
Wuthering Heights Emily Bront‘
Fear of Flying Erica Jong
All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque
The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway
Delta Wedding Eudora Welty
Desire Under the Elms Eugene O'Neill
Strange Interlude Eugene O'Neill
Ten Plays Euripedes
Issei, Nisei, War Bride Evelyn Nankano Glenn
The Basil and Josephine Stories F. Scott Fitzgerald
Tender is the Night F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Cape Ann Faith Sullivan
Mandarin Summer Fiona Kidman
The Good Soldier Ford Maddox
Dune Frank Herbert
Children of Dune Frank Herbert
Dune Messiah Frank Herbert
Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert
Chapterhouse of Dune Frank Herbert
The Wizard of Oz Frank L. Baum
McTeague Frank Norris
The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka
The Penal Colony Franz Kafka
My Bondage and My Freedom Frederick Douglass
The Fourth Protocol Frederick Forsythe
Beyond Good and Evil Friedrich Nietzsche
Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche
The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky
Strange Pilgrims Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Innocent Erindera Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Of Love and Other Demons Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Was Geoff Ryman
Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
Man and Superman George Bernard Shaw
Daniel Deronda George Eliot
Middlemarch George Eliot
The Mill on the Floss George Eliot
Silas Marner George Eliot
Middlemarch George Eliot
1984 George Orwell
Animal Farm George Orwell
The House Tibet Georgia Savage
Mulligan Stew Gilbert Sorrentino
The Decameron Giovanni Boccaccio
Il Pecorone Giovanni Fiorentino
Brighton Rock Graham Greene
The Power and the Glory Graham Greene
Madame Bovary Gustav Flaubert
The Children's Bach H. Garner
She H. Rider Haggard
The Return of She H. Rider Haggard
The Time Machine H.G. Wells
The War of the Worlds H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man H.G. Wells
Call of Cthulhu H.P. Lovecraft
The Dunwich Horror H.P. Lovecraft
The Buddha of Suburbia Hanif Kureishi
The Damnation of Theron Ware Harold Frederic
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Stones for Ibarra Harriet Doerr
The Assault Harry Mulisch
Four Great Plays Henrik Ibsen
Peer Gynt Henrik Ibsen
Tropic of Cancer Henrry Miller
Tom Jones Henry Fielding
Gray's Anatomy Henry Gray
The Wings of the Dove Henry James
Black Coffee Blues Henry Rollins
Call it Sleep Henry Roth
The Red and the Black Henry Stendahl
Moby Dick Herman Melville
The Confidence Man Herman Melville
The Caine Mutiny Herman Wouk
Demian Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha Herman Hesse
Steppenwolfe Hermann Hesse
Castle of Ortranto Hoarace Walpole
The Iliad Homer
The Odyssey Homer
La Père Goriot Honoré de Balzac
Littlejohn Howard Owen
The Many Adventures of Robin Hood Howard Pyle
Last Exit to Brooklyn Hubert Selby, Jr.
Everything Looks Impressive Hugh Kennedy
Black Dogs Ian McEwen
The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov
Stories Isaac Babel
Enemies: A Love Story Isaac Bashevis Singer
House of Spirits Isabel Allende
Eva Luna Isabel Allende
Of Love and Shadows Isabel Allende
Out of Africa Isak Dinesen
Babette's Feast Isak Dineson
The Uses of Literature Italo Calvino
Makioka Sisters J. Tanizaki
Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
Nine Stories J.D. Salinger
Franny and Zooey J.D. Salinger
Raise High the Roofbeam, Carpenters J.D. Salinger
Seymour, An Introduction J.D. Salinger
Peter Pan J.M. Barrie
Unfinished Tales J.R.R. Tolkien
The Dharma Bums Jack Kerouac
The Call of the Wild Jack London
The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
At the Bottom of the River Jamaica Kincaid
If Beale Street Could Talk James Baldwin
Go Tell It on the Mountain James Baldwin
Johnson James Boswell
Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
The Deerslayer James Fenimore Cooper
Chaos James Gleick
Ulysses James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
The Dubliners James Joyce
Finnegan's Wake James Joyce
Persuasion Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
Desert of the Heart Jane Rule
The Man Who Planted Trees Jean Giono
Horseman on the Roof Jean Giono
The Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys
Cane Jean Toomer
The Virgin Suicides Jeffrey Eugenides
The Painted Bird Jerzy Kozinski
Cockpit Jerzy Kozinski
Being There Jerzy Kozinski
The American Way of Death Jessica Mitford
The Woman Lit by Fireflies Jim Harrison
After Dark, My Sweet Jim Thompson
The Killer Inside Me Jim Thompson
Play It As It Lays Joan Didion
The Sorrows of Young Werther Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The Columbia History of the World John A. Garraty, ed.
Self Portrait in a Convex Mirror John Ashberry
Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure John Cleland
Manhattan Transfer John Dos Passos
USA John Dos Passos
Hiroshima John Hersey
The Wall John Hersey
A Prayer for Owen Meany John Irving
The World According to Garp John Irving
The Hotel New Hampshire John Irving
Setting Free the Bears John Irving
A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
A Separate Peace John Knowles
Paradise Lost John Milton
Paradise Regained John Milton
Lycidas John Milton
East of Eden John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
In Dubious Battle John Steinbeck
Tortilla Flat John Steinbeck
Rabbit, Run John Updike
Rabbit Redux John Updike
Rabbit is Rich John Updike
Rabbit at Rest John Updike
Rabbit, Run John Updike
The Witches of Eastwick John Updike
Miss Ravenal's Conversion John W. DeForest
Augustus John Williams
The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham
A Civil Action Jonathan Harr
Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift
The Hero with a Thousand Faces Joseph Campbell
Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
Catch-22 Joseph Heller
The Fireman's Fair Josephine Humphries
Because It Is Bitter and It Is My Heart Joyce Carol Oates
We Were the Mulvaneys Joyce Carol Oates
ForeverÉ Judy Blume
Daisy Bates in the Desert Julia Blackburn
The Makioka Sisters Junichiro Tanizaki
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations Justin Kaplan, ed.
Best American Short Stories 1991 Katrina Kenison, ed.
The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey
Towards a Better Life Kenneth Burke
The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
The Bone People Keri Hulme
Bluebeard Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
Breakfast of Champions Kurt Vonnegut
Gal‡pagos Kurt Vonnegut
Anne of Green Gables L.M. Montgomery
Best Short Stories by Negro Writers Langston Hughs, ed.
The Tao Te Ching Lao-Tzu
Like Water for Chocolate Laura Esquivel
Tristram Shandy Lawrence Stern
Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
The Dead Lecturer LeRoi Jones
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
The Gift Lewis Hyde
Poetry Li Po
Deceptions and Myths of the Bible Lloyd M. Graham
Poems Lord Edward Herbert
A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry
Self Help Lorrie Moore
Poetry of Meditation Louis Martz
Alternative Alcott Louisa May Alcott
Love Medicine Louise Erdrich
The Beet Queen Louise Erdrich
Tracks Louise Erdrich
Stories and Sketches Lu Hsun
Orlando Furioso Ludovico Ariosto
My Life Lyn Hejinian
The Far Pavillions M.M. Kaye
Le Princess de Clèves Madam de La Fayette
The House on Via Gombito Madelon Sprengnether, ed.
Kiss of the Spider Woman Manuel Puig
Remembrance of Things Past Marcel Proust
Geoffrey Chaucer of England Marchette Chute
Shakespeare of London Marchette Chute
The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood
Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell
The Lover Marguerite Duras
Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales Marie L. Von Franz
Housekeeping Marilyn Robinson
The Godfather Mario Puzo
The Mists of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley
Speed Mark Harris
A Soldier of the Great War Mark Helprin
I Smell Esther Williams Mark Leyner
Life on the Mississippi Mark Twain
Letters from the Earth Mark Twain
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
The Medium is the Message Marshall McLuhan
The Revolt of Mother and other stories Mary E.W. Freeman
The Liar's Club Mary Karr
Captivity Narrative Mary Rowlandson
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
Novelle Matteo Bandello
China Men Maxine Hong Kingston
Tripmaster Monkey Maxine Hong Kingston
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou
Birds of America McCarthy
When God Was a Woman Merlin Stone
The English Patient Michael Ondaatje
No Telephone to Heaven Michelle Cliff
Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov
The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Milan Kundera
The Myth of Eternal Return Mircea Eliade
The Book of Five Rings Miyamoto Musashi
The Misanthrope Molière
The Imaginary Invalid Molière
O To Be a Dragon Moore
Plumb Morns Gee
House Made of Dawn N. Scott Momaday
The Beauty Myth Naomi Wolf
The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Day of the Locust Nathaniel West
Kokoro Natsume Soseki
Snow Crash Neal Stephenson
The Cruel Sea Nicholas Monsarret
Sabine's Notebook Nick Bantoch
Report to Greco Nikos Kazantzakis
Zorba the Greek Nikos Kazantzakis
The Last Temptation of Christ Nikos Kazantzakis
No Peace at Versailles and Other Stories Nina Barragan
South Wind Norman Douglas
A River Runs Through It Norman Maclean
The Naked and the Dead Norman Mailer
Harlot's Ghost Norman Mailer
Sassafrass, Cypress, and Indigo Ntozake Shange
Giants in the Earth O.E. Rolvaag
The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Stories Oscar Wilde
The Happy Prince and Other Stories Oscar Wilde
Metamorphoses Ovid
Prince of Tides Pat Conroy
Lords of Discipline Pat Conroy
Potila Patricia Grace
The Sheltering Sky Paul Bowles
The Great War and Modern Memories Paul Russell
White Hunter, Black Heart Paul Viertal
The Story of O Pauline Reage
Smilla's Sense of Snow Peter Høeg
Rage of Honor Pettcilerc
Portnoy's Complaint Philip Roth
Les Liaisons Dangerreuses Pierre Choderios de Lacios
The Republic Plato
Amphitruo Plautus
Menacchmi Plautus
Lives Plutarch
Poetry Po Chu-i
The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel Rabelais
The Invisible Man Ralph Ellison
Chronicles Raphael Holinshed
Dandelion Wine Ray Bradbury
The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury
The Illustrated Man Ray Bradbury
I Sing the Body Electric Ray Bradbury
The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler
The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler
Moral Man and Immoral Society Reinhold Niebuhr
True Irish Ghost Stories Rev. John D. Seymour
Watership Down Richard Adams
The Abortion Richard Brautigan
Revenge of the Lawn Richard Brautigan
In Watermelon Sugar Richard Brautigan
Trout Fishing in America Richard Brautigan
Two Years Before the Mast Richard Henry Dana
Bulfinch's Mythology Richard Martin, ed.
Galatea 2.2 Richard Powers
Legends, Lies and Cherished Myths of World History Richard Shenkman
Native Son Richard Wright
Ghost Stories Roald Dahl
Almighty Me Robert Bausch
Complete Poems of Robert Frost Robert Frost
Twentieth Century Pleasures Robert Hass
Stranger in a Strange Land Robert Heinlein
Time Enough for Love Robert Heinlein
John Donne's Christian Vocation Robert Jackson
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson
All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
The Chrysanthemum and the Sword Ruth Benedict
Murphy Samuel Beckett
The Way of All Flesh Samuel Butler
The Einstein Intersection Samuel Delany
Lives of the Poets Samuel Johnson
Clarissa Samuel Richardson
The Country of the Pointed Firs Sarah Orne Jewett
Henderson the Rain King Saul Bellow
More Die of Heartbreak Saul Bellow
Something to Remember Me By Saul Bellow
Herzog Saul Bellow
The Tale of Genji Shikibu
The Blood of Others Simone DeBeauvoir
The Second Sex Simone DeBeauvoir
The Iliad: Or the Poem of Force Simone Weil
Elmer Gantry Sinclair Lewis
Main Street Sinclair Lewis
The Golden Bough Sir James G. Frazer
Arcadia Sir Philip Sidney
The Book of a Thousand Nights and One Night Sir Richard Burton
The Boy's King Arthur Sir Thomas Malory
Ivanhoe Sir Walter Scott
Dead Man Walking Sister Helen Prejean
Fear and Trembling S¿ren Kierkegaard
Kokoro Soseki Natsume
Impossible Vacation Spaulding Gray
Self-Consuming Artifacts Stanley Fish
Surprised by Sin Stanley Fish
The Object of My Affection Stephen Macaulay
Dropping Ashes on the Buddha Stephen Mitchell
A Question of Attribution Stephen Schiff
The Twelve Caesars Suetonius
The Art of War Sun Tzu
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against Women Susan Faludi
My Emily Dickinson Susan Howe
Folly Susan Minot
I, etcetera Susan Sontag
My Father's House Sylvia Fraser
The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath
Three Cheers for the Paraclete T. Keneally
East is East T.C. Boyle
The Once and Future King T.H. White
Four Quartets T.S. Eliot
The Complete Poems and Plays T.S. Eliot
The Waste Land T.S. Eliot
Slaves of New York Tama Janowitz
Ice Castle Tarjei Vessaas
The Birds Tarjei Vessaas
The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams
Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
Little Big Man Thomas Berger
Poems Thomas Carew
Jude the Obscure Thomas Hardy
Tess of the d'Ubervilles Thomas Hardy
Trumpet Major Thomas Hardy
The Woodlanders Thomas Hardy
Far From the Madding Crowd Thomas Hardy
The Mayor of Casterbridge Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native Thomas Hardy
Rosalynde Thomas Lodge
Magic Mountain Thomas Mann
The Age of Reason Thomas Paine
Common Sense Thomas Payne
Slow Learner Thomas Pynchon
V. Thomas Pynchon
Vineland Thomas Pynchon
Gravity's Rainbow Thomas Pynchon
Mason & Dixon Thomas Pynchon
Poems Thomas Traherne
Look Homeward Angel Thomas Wolfe
Three Plays Thornton Wilder
A History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides
The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien
Sour Sweet Timothy Mo
The Murder of Albert Einstein Todd Gitlund
Oxford Companion to the English Language Tom McArthur, ed.
Jitterbug Perfume Tom Robbins
Half-Asleep in Frog Pajamas Tom Robbins
Another Roadside Attraction Tom Robbins
Still Life with Woodpecker Tom Robbins
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Tom Robbins
Arcadia Tom Stoppard
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Tom Stoppard
The Collected Poems Tomas Trantronen
Beloved Toni Morrison
The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison
Song of Solomon Toni Morrison
Breakfast at Tiffany's Truman Capote
In Cold Blood Truman Capote
Poetry Tu Fu
The Jungle Upton Sinclair
Before the Birth of the Moon V.Y. Mudimbe
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo
Les Misérables Victor Hugo
The Aeneid Virgil
To the Lighthouse Virginia Wolfe
Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf
Orlando Virginia Woolf
To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
Of Human Bondage W. Somerset Maugham
The Collected Poems W.B. Yeats
The Souls of Black Folk W.E.B. DuBois
For the Time Being W.H. Auden
Shoeless Joe W.P. Kinsella
Angle of Repose Wallace Stegner
Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman
John Donne's Poetry Wilbur Sanders
The Law and the Lady Wilkie Collins
The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
The Woman in White Wilkie Collins
Death Comes for the Archbishop Willa Cather
O Pioneers! Willa Cather
A Lost Lady Willa Cather
The Song of the Lark Willa Cather
In the American Grain William C. Williams
The Lilies of the Field William E. Barrett
As I Lay Dying William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner
Count Zero William Gibson
Mona Lisa Overdrive William Gibson
Burning Chrome William Gibson
Lord of the Flies William Golding
Free Fall William Golding
The Princess Bride William Goldman
I Killed Hemingway William Henderson
Vanity Fair William Makepeace Thackery
The Palace of Pleasure William Painter, trans.
Naked Lunch William S. Burroughs
Bomb the Suburbs William Wimsatt
Ake Wole Soyinka
Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston

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