The Great American Read – PBS

The Great American Read – PBS

Great American Read List of 100 books


www.pbs.org/the-great-american-read/

How many have you read?

 

  1. 1984 / George Orwell
  2. A Confederacy of Dunces / John Kennedy Toole
  3. A Prayer for Owen Meany / John Irving
  4. A Separate Peace / John Knowles
  5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith
  6. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain
  7. The Alchemist / Paulo Coelho
  8. Alex Cross Mysteries (Series) / James Patterson
  9. Alice in Wonderland / Lewis Carroll
  10. Americanah / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  11. And Then There Were None / Agatha Christie
  12. Anne of Green Gables / Lucy Maud Montgomery
  13. Another Country / James Baldwin
  14. Atlas Shrugged / Ayn Rand
  15. Beloved / Toni Morrison
  16. Bless Me Ultima / Rudolfo Anaya
  17. The Book Thief / Markus Zusak
  18. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao / Junot Diaz
  19. The Call of the Wild / Jack London
  20. Catch 22 / Joseph Heller
  21. The Catcher in the Rye / J.D. Salinger
  22. Charlotte’s Web / E B White
  23. The Chronicles of Narnia (Series) / C.S. Lewis
  24. The Clan of the Cave Bear / Jean M. Auel
  25. The Coldest Winter Ever / Sister Souljah
  26. The Color Purple / Alice Walker
  27. The Count of Monte Cristo / Alexandre Dumas
  28. Crime and Punishment / Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  29. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time / Mark Haddon
  30. The Da Vinci Code / Dan Brown
  31. Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes
  32. Doña Barbara / Romulo Gallegos
  33. Dune / Frank Herbert
  34. Fifty Shades of Grey (Series) / E.L. James
  35. Flowers in the Attic / V.C. Andrews
  36. Foundation (Series) / Isaac Asimov
  37. Frankenstein / Mary Shelley
  38. Game of Thrones (Series) / George R R Martin
  39. Ghost / Jason Reynolds
  40. Gilead / Marilynne Robinson
  41. The Giver / Lois Lowry
  42. The Godfather / Mario Puzo
  43. Gone Girl / Gillian Flynn
  44. Gone with the Wind / Margaret Mitchell
  45. The Grapes of Wrath / John Steinbeck
  46. Great Expectations / Charles Dickens
  47. The Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  48. Gulliver’s Travels / Jonathan Swift
  49. The Handmaid’s Tale / Margaret Atwood
  50. Harry Potter (Series) / J.K. Rowling
  51. Hatchet (Series) / Gary Paulsen
  52. Heart of Darkness / Joseph Conrad
  53. The Help / Kathryn Stockett
  54. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to The Galaxy / Douglas Adams
  55. The Hunger Games (Series) / Suzanne Collins
  56. The Hunt for Red October / Tom Clancy
  57. The Intuitionist / Colson Whitehead
  58. Invisible Man / Ralph Ellison
  59. Jane Eyre / Charlotte Brontë
  60. The Joy Luck Club / Amy Tan
  61. Jurassic Park / Michael Crichton
  62. Left Behind (Series) / Tim LaHaye / Jerry B. Jenkins
  63. The Little Prince / Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  64. Little Women / Louisa May Alcott
  65. Lonesome Dove / Larry McMurtry
  66. Looking for Alaska / John Green
  67. The Lord of the Rings (Series) / J.R.R. Tolkien
  68. The Lovely Bones / Alice Sebold
  69. The Martian / Andy Weir
  70. Memoirs of a Geisha / Arthur Golden
  71. Mind Invaders / Dave Hunt
  72. Moby Dick / Herman Melville
  73. The Notebook / Nicholas Sparks
  74. One Hundred Years of Solitude / Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  75. Outlander (Series) / Diana Gabaldon
  76. The Outsiders / S. E. Hinton
  77. The Picture of Dorian Gray / Oscar Wilde
  78. The Pilgrim’s Progress / John Bunyan
  79. The Pillars of the Earth / Ken Follett
  80. Pride and Prejudice / Jane Austen
  81. Ready Player One / Ernest Cline
  82. Rebecca / Daphne du Maurier
  83. The Shack / William P. Young
  84. Siddhartha / Hermann Hesse
  85. The Sirens of Titan / Kurt Vonnegut
  86. The Stand / Stephen King
  87. The Sun Also Rises / Ernest Hemingway
  88. Swan Song / Robert R. McCammon
  89. Tales of the City (Series) / Armistead Maupin
  90. Their Eyes Were Watching God / Zora Neale Hurston
  91. Things Fall Apart / Chinua Achebe
  92. This Present Darkness / Frank E. Peretti
  93. To Kill a Mockingbird / Harper Lee
  94. The Twilight Saga (Series) / Stephanie Meyer
  95. War and Peace / Leo Tolstoy
  96. The Watchers / Dean Koontz
  97. The Wheel of Time (Series) / Robert Jordan
  98. Where the Red Fern Grows / Wilson Rawls
  99. White Teeth / Zadie Smith
  100. Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte