90 Books Recommended by The Strand Bookstore

90 Books Recommended by The Strand Bookstore

The staff of The Strand Bookstore in New York picks their all time favourite Books

1. 1984 by George Orwell

2. A Game of Thrones (Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R. R. Martin

3. A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

4. A Tale of Two Cities (Puffin Classics) by Charles Dickens

5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

6. A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet: Book 1) by Madeleine L’Engle

7. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

8. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

9. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll

10. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

11. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

12. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

13. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

14. Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay

15. Beloved by Toni Morrison

16. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

17. Blindness by Jose Saramago

18. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

19. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

20. Catch-22 (50th Anniversary Edition) by Joseph Heller

21. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

22. Consider the Lobster and Other Essays by David Foster Wallace

23. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

24. Drown by Junot Diaz

25. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

26. Ender’s Game (Definitive Edition) by Orson Scott Card

27. Fahrenheit 451 (60th Anniversary Edition) by Ray Bradbury

28. Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger

29. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

30. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

31. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter: Book 1) by J. K. Rowling

32. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

33. In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by Truman Capote

34. Infinite Jest (20th Anniversary Edition) by David Foster Wallace

35. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

36. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

37. Just Kids by Patti Smith

38. Leaves of Grass: 150th Anniversary Edition by Walt Whitman

39. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

40. Lolita (50th Anniversary Edition) by Vladimir Nabokov

41. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

42. Madame Bovary: Provincial Ways by Gustave Flaubert

43. Middlemarch by George Eliot

44. Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

45. Moby Dick by Herman Melville

46. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

47. My Struggle, Book One by Karl Ove Knausgaard

48. Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger

49. On the Road by Jack Kerouac

50. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

51. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

52. Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance With Death by Kurt Vonnegut

53. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion

54. Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders

55. The Alchemist (25th Anniversary Edition) by Paulo Coelho

56. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

57. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley by Malcolm X

58. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

59. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

60. The Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts with Epilogue by Fyodor Dostoevsky

61. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

62. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

63. The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman

64. The Giver (Giver: Book 1) by Lois Lowry

65. The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition) by John Steinbeck

66. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

67. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

68. The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

69. The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

70. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

71. The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One) by Patrick Rothfuss

72. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Revised Edition) by Michelle Alexander

73. The Odyssey (Penguin Classics, Deluxe Edition) by Homer

74. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

75. The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan

76. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

77. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

78. The Sound and the Fury (The Corrected Text) by William Faulkner

79. The Stranger by Albert Camus

80. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

81. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

82. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

83. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

84. The World According to Garp by John Irving

85. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

86. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

87. Ulysses (The Complete and Unabridged Text, as Corrected and Reset in 1961) by James Joyce

88. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

89. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

90. Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) by Emily Bronte

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90 Books Recommended by The Strand Bookstore