WISCONSIN REGIONAL LIBRARY FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED
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100 BEST BOOKS PUBLISHED IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE SINCE 1900

As Compiled by The Modern Library Board

1. ULYSSES by James Joyce: RC 19994, BR 10287, BRA12895.

2. THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald: RC 16147, BR 00089, BR 11057.

3. A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN, by James Joyce: RC 22892, BR 06244, BRA14012.

4. LOLITA by Vladimir Nabokov: RC 16746, BRA07484, BRX00048.

5. BRAVE NEW WORLD, by Aldous Huxley: RC 13455, RC 47108, BR 01601, BR 11922.

6. THE SOUND AND THE FURY by William Faulkner: BR 01590, BR 11402, RC 09506, RC 11340.

7. CATCH-22 by Joseph Heller: BRA 07498, BRJ02156, RC 18132.

8. DARKNESS AT NOON by Arthur Koestler: BR 00204, RC 16347.

9. SONS AND LOVERS by D.H. Lawrence: BR 06785, BRA 05050, RC 22335, RC 39196.

10. THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck: BR 01621, BR 09954, RC 21574.

11. UNDER THE VOLCANO by Malcolm Lowry: BRA 03058, RC 08992.

12. THE WAY OF ALL FLESH by Samuel Butler: BR 00085, RC 14539.

13. 1984 by George Orwell: BR 01614, BR 10312, RC 34268.

14. I, CLAUDIUS by Robert Graves: BRA 03422, BRA 17332, RC 12463.

15. TO THE LIGHTHOUSE by Virginia Woolf: BR 00617, RC 09805.

16. AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY by Theodore Dreiser: BR 06297, BRA 06309, RC 23138.

17. THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER by Carson McCullers: BR 11395, BRA08842, RC 16203.

18. SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE by Kurt Vonnegut: BR 01062, RC 28083.

19. INVISIBLE MAN by Ralph Ellison: BR 08550, RC 09600.

20. NATIVE SON by Richard Wright: BR 10299, BRX00110, RC 25087, RC 41552.

21. HENDERSON THE RAIN KING by Saul Bellow: RC 13757.

22. APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA by John O'Hara: BRA 00653, RC 11656.

23. U.S.A. (Trilogy) by John Dos Passos: RC 42698, RD 07389.

24. WINESBURG, OHIO by Sherwood Anderson: BR 06937, BRA 01634, RC 18118.

25. A PASSAGE TO INDIA by E. M. Forster: BR 06076, BRA 06821, FD 21242, RC 21242.

26. THE WINGS OF THE DOVE by Henry James: BRA 07476, RC 12456, RC 32177.

27. THE AMBASSADORS by Henry James: BRA 03922, RC 22291.

28. TENDER IS THE NIGHT by F. Scott Fitzgerald: BR 11055, BRA 05324, RC 18133.

29. STUDS LONIGAN TRILOGY by James T. Farrell:

  1. YOUNG LONIGAN: BRA09702, RC 12902.
  2. THE YOUNG MANHOOD OF STUDS LONIGAN: RC 12607.
  3. JUDGMENT DAY: RC 33611.

30. THE GOOD SOLDIER by Ford Madox Ford: BR 08798, BRA 09529, RC 17884.

31. ANIMAL FARM by George Orwell: BR 01613, RC 38959.

32. THE GOLDEN BOWL by Henry James: BRA 18011, BRJ01465, RC 14648.

33. SISTER CARRIE by Theodore Dreiser: BRA 10307, RC 25296.

34. A HANDFUL OF DUST by Evelyn Waugh: BRA 15110, RC 18119.

35. AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner: BRA 07900, RC 11553.

36. ALL THE KINGS MEN by Robert Penn Warren: BRA 00069, BRA 16603, RC 12200.

37. THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY by Thornton Wilder: BR 03167, BRA 02714, RC 41185.

38. HOWARDS END by E.M. Forster: RC 34285.

39. GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN by James Baldwin: BR 08734, RC 33488, RD 06817.

40. THE HEART OF THE MATTER by Graham Greene: BRA 07235, RC 12897.

41. LORD OF THE FLIES by William Golding: BR 01595, BR 09480, RC 14817.

42. DELIVERANCE by James Dickey: BRA 02655, RC 25291.

43. A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME (Series) by Anthony Powell:

  1. A QUESTION OF UPBRINGING: BRA 13169, IC-BPH (CIL 1432) RC.
  2. A BUYER'S MARKET: BRA 13170, IC-BPH (CIL 1427) RC.
  3. THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD: BRA 13147, IC-BPH (CIL 1416) RC.
  4. AT LADY MOLLY'S: BRA13148, IC-BPH (CIL 1461) RM.
  5. CASANOVA'S CHINESE RESTAURANT: IC-BPH (CIL 1434) RC.
  6. THE KINDLY ONES: BRA 11664, IC-BPH (CIL 1425) RC.
  7. THE VALLEY OF BONES: BRA 13150, IC-BPH (CIL 1446) RM.
  8. THE SOLDIER'S ART: IC-BPH (CIL 1422) RM.
  9. THE MILITARY PHILOSOPHERS: BRA 013151, IC-BPH (CIL 1435) RC.
  10. BOOKS DO FURNISH A ROOM: BRA18627, IC-BPH (CIL 1438) RC.
  11. TEMPORARY KINGS: BRA 18534, RD 07972.
  12. HEARING SECRET HARMONIES: BRA 13168, IC-BPH (CIL 1431) RC.
44. POINT COUNTER POINT by Aldous Huxley: BR 01775, RC 18010.

45. THE SUN ALSO RISES by Ernest Hemingway: BR 03615, RC 13421 , RC 34114.

46. THE SECRET AGENT by Joseph Conrad: BR 09079, BRA18216, RC 25290.

47. NOSTROMO by Joseph Conrad: BR 08540, BRA 00546, BRA 07586, RC 11674.

48. THE RAINBOW by D.H. Lawrence: BR 01497, RC 21575.

49. WOMEN IN LOVE by D.H. Lawrence: BRJ00467, RC 09569.

50. TROPIC OF CANCER by Henry Miller: BR 01025, BRA 11849, RC 17191.

51. THE NAKED AND THE DEAD by Norman Mailer: BRJ01475, RC 13465.

52. PORTNOY"S COMPLAINT by Philip Roth: BR 01003, RC 26788.

53. PALE FIRE by Vladimir Nabokov: BRA 08436, RC 25448.

54. LIGHT IN AUGUST by William Faulkner: BR 11398, BRA 02174, RC 20001.

55. ON THE ROAD by Jack Kerouac: BRA 18002, BRJ00718, RC 31675.

56. THE MALTESE FALCON by Dashiell Hammett: BR 01597, RC 16593.

57. PARADE'S END by Ford Madox Ford: RC 24870.

58. THE AGE OF INNOCENCE by Edith Wharton: BRA06724, RC 28162.

59. ZULEIKA DOBSON by Max Beerbohm: BRJ00919, RC 18763.

60. THE MOVIEGOER by Walker Percy: BR 01854, RC 11841.

61. DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP by Willa Cather: BR 00816, RC 15290.

62. FROM HERE TO ETERNITY by James Jones: RC 11491, FD 11491.

63. WAPSHOT CHRONICLE by John Cheever: BR 11943, BRA07221, BRA02521, BRA02522, RC 12886.

64. THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J.D. Salinger: BR 01617, BR 11909, RC 12335, RC 47480.

65. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE by Anthony Burgess: BRA 04951, RC 15213.

66. OF HUMAN BONDAGE by W. Somerset Maugham: BRA 08916, RC 24363.

67. HEART OF DARKNESS by Joseph Conrad: BR 11418, BRA 05780, RC 12613.

68. MAIN STREET by Sinclair Lewis: BR 00063, RC 42189.

69. THE HOUSE OF MIRTH by Edith Wharton: BR 09091, BRA 06619, RC 35369, RD 11196.

70. THE ALEXANDRIA QUARTET by Lawrence Durrell:

  1. JUSTINE: BRJ00311, RC 36388.
  2. BALTHAZAR: BRA03972, BRA05056, BRA10310, RC 37578.
  3. MOUNTOLIVE: BRA 05088, BRA05091, RC 36432.
  4. CLEA, A NOVEL: BRA 08150, RC 37194.
71. A HIGH WIND IN JAMAICA by Richard Hughes: BRA12784, BRA10307, RC 43203, RD 08212.

72. A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS by V.S. Naipaul: RC 20604.

73. THE DAY OF THE LOCUST by Nathanael West: BRA 03293, RC 12925.

74. A FAREWELL TO ARMS by Ernest Hemingway: BR 01599, RC 10857.

75. SCOOP by Evelyn Waugh: BRA15261, RC 17125.

76. THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE by Muriel Spark: RC 25844.

77. FINNEGANS WAKE by James Joyce: BR 10256, RC 21424.

78. KIM by Rudyard Kipling: RC 35722.

79. A ROOM WITH A VIEW by E.M. Forster: RC 12985.

80. BRIDESHEAD REVISITED by Evelyn Waugh: BRX00660, RC 14575.

81. THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH by Saul Bellow: BRA 09393, BRX00328, RC 15751.

82. ANGLE OF REPOSE by Wallace Stegner: BRA 14974, RC 15186.

83. A BEND IN THE RIVER by V.S. Naipaul: RCF01260.

84. THE DEATH OF THE HEART by Elizabeth Bowen: BRJ01637, RC 22816.

85. LORD JIM by Joseph Conrad: BR 01585, RC 15912.

86. RAGTIME by E.L. Doctorow: BR 02822, RC 44378, RD 08287.

87. THE OLD WIVES' TALE by Arnold Bennett: BRA02514, RC 22209.

88. THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London: BR 09833, BRA00894, BRA 10441, BRA16350, RC 27843.

89. LOVING by Henry Green: Not available.

90. MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN by Salman Rushdie: RC 16993.

91. TOBACCO ROAD by Erskine Caldwell: BR 11889, BRJ01293, RC 07958, RC 46240, RD 07958.

92. IRONWEED by William Kennedy: RC 20612.

93. THE MAGUS by John Fowles: BRA04675, RC 13287.

94. WIDE SARGASSO SEA by Jean Rhys: RC 23148.

95. UNDER THE NET by Iris Murdoch: NNRB (DX0162(02)) RC.

96. SOPHIE'S CHOICE by William Styron: BR 04142, RC 13812, FD 13812.

97. THE SHELTERING SKY by Paul Bowles: BR 08835, BRA 08953, RC 23642.

98. THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE by James M. Cain: BRA 04013, RC 17817.

99. THE GINGER MAN by J.P. Donleavy: BRJ01226, RC 12512.

100. THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS by Booth Tarkington: BRA 00049, RC 11017.