BBC 100 Book List

  1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  2. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
  3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  6. The Bible
  7. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  8. 1984 by George Orwell
  9. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
  10. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  11. Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott
  12. Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
  13. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  14. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  15. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  16. The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
  17. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulk
  18. Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
  19. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  20. Middlemarch by George Eliot
  21. Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  22. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  23. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  24. The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  25. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  26. Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  27. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  28. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  29. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  30. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  31. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  32. Emma by Jane Austen
  33. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  34. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis
  35. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  36. Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres
  37. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  38. Winnie the Pooh by AA Milne
  39. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  40. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  41. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  42. A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving
  43. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  44. Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery
  45. Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
  46. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  47. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  48. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  49. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  50. Dune by Frank Herbert
  51. Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
  52. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  53. A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
  54. The Shadow of the Wind by Carols Ruiz Zafon
  55. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  56. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  57. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
  58. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  59. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  60. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  61. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  62. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  63. Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  64. On The Road by Jack Kerouac
  65. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
  66. Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding
  67. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
  68. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  69. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  70. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  71. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  72. Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson
  73. Ulysses by James Joyce
  74. The Inferno by Dante
  75. Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransom
  76. Germinal by Emile Zol
  77. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackera
  78. Possession by AS Byatt
  79. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  80. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchel
  81. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  82. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
  83. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  84. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
  85. Charlotte's Web by EB White
  86. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  87. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  88. The Faraway Tree Collection by Enid Blyton
  89. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  90. The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  91. The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
  92. Watership Down by Richard Adams
  93. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  94. A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute
  95. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
  96. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  97. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  98. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
  99. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  100. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh