The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books

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125 writers submitted top-ten lists of their favorite works. Editor J. Peder Zane then utilized a point system and compiled a best-of list based on all the lists.
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ObraCategoria
The Woman in the Dunes (1964) de Kōbō Abe
10 points
Tot se'n va en orris (1958) de Chinua Achebe
10 points
L'intocable (1997) de John Banville
10 points
Ill Seen Ill Said (1981) de Samuel Beckett
10 points
The Book of Leviathan (2001) de Peter Blegvad
10 points
The Outward Room (1937) de Millen Brand
10 points
Casa Guidi Windows (1851) de Elizabeth Barrett Browning
10 points
Pregàries ateses (1986) de Truman Capote
10 points
The Professor's House (1925) de Willa Cather
10 points
El Despertar (1899) de Kate Chopin
10 points
Desgràcia (1999) de J. M. Coetzee
10 points
Esperant els bàrbars (1980) de J. M. Coetzee
10 points
Geek Love (1989) de Katherine Dunn
10 points
Remei d'amor (1984) de Louise Erdrich
10 points
J R (1975) de William Gaddis
10 points
Jo, Claudi (1934) de Robert Graves
10 points
The Golden Argosy: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Short Stories in the English Language (1947) de Charles Grayson
10 points
La copa daurada (1904) de Henry James
10 points
Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922) de T. E. Lawrence
10 points
The Screwtape Letters (1941) de C. S. Lewis
10 points
The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade (1857) de Herman Melville
10 points
L'Última trobada (1942) de Sándor Márai
10 points
La festa d'aniversari (1957) de Harold Pinter
10 points
Qui a casa torna (1965) de Harold Pinter
10 points
La plaça del Diamant (1962) de Mercè Rodoreda
10 points
Antony and Cleopatra (1623) de William Shakespeare
10 points
The Makioka Sisters (1943) de Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
10 points
Bhagavad Gita (400 BCE) de Vyasa
10 points
L'Assommoir (1876) de Émile Zola
10 points
Nana (1880) de Émile Zola
10 points
Middlemarch (1871) de George Eliot
100 points
Stories (1889) de Anton Chekhov
105 points
A la recerca del temps perdut (1913) de Marcel Proust
107 points
Pregunta-ho a la pols (1939) de John Fante
11 points
Parade's End (1925) de Ford Madox Ford
11 points
El que resta del dia (1989) de Kazuo Ishiguro
11 points
The Ambassadors (1903) de Henry James
11 points
Just abans de la guerra amb els esquimals (1953) de J. D. Salinger
11 points
La fira de les vanitats (1848) de William Makepeace Thackeray
11 points
Native Son (1940) de Richard Wright
11 points
El gran Gatsby (1925) de F. Scott Fitzgerald
110 points
Hamlet (1603) de William Shakespeare
111 points
Daniel Deronda (1876) de George Eliot
12 points
L'amor en els temps del còlera (1985) de Gabriel Garcia Marquez
12 points
The Transit of Venus (1980) de Shirley Hazzard
12 points
So Long, See You Tomorrow (1979) de William Maxwell
12 points
Song of Solomon (1977) de Toni Morrison
12 points
Germinal (1885) de Émile Zola
12 points
Les Aventures d'en Huckleberry Finn (1884) de Mark Twain
126 points
David Copperfield (1850) de Charles Dickens
13 points
Sister Carrie (1900) de Theodore Dreiser
13 points
The Bear (1942) de William Faulkner
13 points
Per qui toquen les campanes (1940) de Ernest Hemingway
13 points
Jesus' Son: Stories (1992) de Denis Johnson
13 points
Ship of Fools (1962) de Katherine Anne Porter
13 points
Tragèdies tebanes: Antígona ; Èdip rei ; Èdip a Colonos (442 BCE) de Sophocles
13 points
East of Eden (1952) de John Steinbeck
13 points
L'estrany cas del Dr. Jekyll i Mr. Hyde (1886) de Robert Louis Stevenson
13 points
El guepard (1958) de Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
13 points
Lolita (1955) de Vladimir Nabokov
131 points
Stones for Ibarra (1984) de Harriet Doerr
14 points
El Timbal de llauna (1959) de Günter Grass
14 points
Romeu i Julieta (2011) de William Shakespeare
14 points
A Death in the Family (1957) de James Agee
15 points
Les ciutats invisibles (1972) de Italo Calvino
15 points
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (1955) de Emily Dickinson
15 points
Howards End (1910) de E. M. Forster
15 points
El Poder i la glòria (1940) de Graham Greene
15 points
Selected Stories (1985) de Alice Munro
15 points
A Dance to the Music of Time (1955) de Anthony Powell
15 points
El Punt dolç de la senyoreta Brodie (1961) de Muriel Spark
15 points
Guerra i pau (1869) de Leo Tolstoy
150 points
Labyrinths (1962) de Jorge Luis Borges
16 points
El llarg adeu (1953) de Raymond Chandler
16 points
Mr. Bridge (1969) de Evan S. Connell
16 points
Mrs. Bridge (1959) de Evan S. Connell
16 points
Teresa dels Urbervilles : una dona pura, fidelment presentada (1891) de Thomas Hardy
16 points
The Complete Stories (1971) de Franz Kafka
16 points
1984 (1949) de George Orwell
16 points
Viatges de Gulliver (1996) de Jonathan Swift
16 points
The Fountain Overflows (1956) de Rebecca West
16 points
Madame Bovary (1857) de Gustave Flaubert
160 points
Winesburg, Ohio (1919) de Sherwood Anderson
17 points
Tom Jones (1749) de Henry Fielding
17 points
Viatge a l'Índia (1924) de E. M. Forster
17 points
Don Joan (1826) de Lord Byron
17 points
Clarissa, or, The History of a Young Lady (1747) de Samuel Richardson
17 points
Càndid o l'optimisme (1759) de Voltaire
17 points
Anna Karènina (1875) de Leo Tolstoy
171 points
The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (2001) de Richard Burton
18 points
Memòries del subsòl (1864) de Fyodor Dostoevsky
18 points
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) de Zora Neale Hurston
18 points
The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition (1990) de Stephen King
18 points
La Tempesta (1610) de William Shakespeare
18 points
The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway (1938) de Ernest Hemingway
19 points
Independent People (1946) de Halldór Laxness
19 points
Decameró (1469) de Giovanni Boccaccio
20 points
Dimonis (1871) de Fyodor Dostoevsky
20 points
The Man Who Loved Children (1940) de Christina Stead
20 points
La cartoixa de Parma (1839) de Stendhal
20 points
El mestre i Margarida (1966) de Mikhail Bulgakov
21 points
Our Mutual Friend (1865) de Charles Dickens
21 points
El Llogaret : una novel·la de la família Snopes (1940) de William Faulkner
21 points
Mentre em moria (1930) de William Faulkner
21 points
El Sol també s'aixeca (1926) de Ernest Hemingway
21 points
Ilíada (750 BCE) de Homer
21 points
Les ànimes mortes (1842) de Nikolai Vassilievitx Gogol
22 points
La Montaña Mágica (1924) de Thomas Mann
22 points
The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty (1980) de Eudora Welty
22 points
Meridià de sang (1985) de Cormac McCarthy
23 points
Hoja de hierba (1855) de Walt Whitman
23 points
The Stories of John Cheever (1978) de John Cheever
24 points
El Paradís perdut (1667) de John Milton
24 points
Eneida (29 BCE) de Virgil
24 points
Catch-22 (1961) de Joseph Heller
26 points
Escorxador-5 (1969) de Kurt Vonnegut
26 points
Collected Stories (1929) de Isaac Babel
27 points
Tendra és la nit (1934) de F. Scott Fitzgerald
27 points
Retrat de l'artista adolescent (1916) de James Joyce
27 points
El roig i el negre (1830) de Stendhal
28 points
Rabbit Angstrom: A Tetralogy (1995) de John Updike
28 points
Submón (1997) de Don DeLillo
3 points
L'Orestea (458 BCE) de Aeschylus
30 points
La lletra escarlata (1850) de Nathaniel Hawthorne
30 points
Persuasió (1817) de Jane Austen
31 points
Macbeth (1606) de William Shakespeare
31 points
The Good Soldier (1915) de Ford Madox Ford
32 points
El vigilant en el camp de sègol (1951) de J. D. Salinger
32 points
All the King's Men (1946) de Robert Penn Warren
35 points
El raïm de la ira (1939) de John Steinbeck
36 points
L'estrany (1942) de Albert Camus
38 points
Jane Eyre (1960) de Charlotte Brontë
39 points
El Casalot (1852) de Charles Dickens
40 points
El procés (1925) de Franz Kafka
40 points
Beloved (1987) de Toni Morrison
40 points
Invisible Man (1952) de Ralph Ellison
41 points
El cor de les tenebres (1899) de Joseph Conrad
42 points
Mrs Dalloway (1925) de Virginia Woolf
42 points
Contes de Canterbury (1380) de Geoffrey Chaucer
43 points
Matar un rossinyol (1960) de Harper Lee
44 points
Retrat d'una dama (1881) de Henry James
45 points
Absalom, Absalom! (1936) de William Faulkner
47 points
Foc pàl·lid (1962) de Vladimir Nabokov
49 points
Holy Bible (1) de Unknown
50 points
Orgull i prejudici (1813) de Jane Austen
52 points
Cims borrascosos (1847) de Emily Brontë
52 points
Vida i opinions de Tristram Shandy, home de llinatge (1759) de Laurence Sterne
54 points
Complete Stories (1971) de Flannery O'Connor
55 points
La Divina Comèdia (1308) de Dante Alighieri
56 points
The Regeneration Trilogy (1991) de Pat Barker
6 points
Tot esperant Godot (1953) de Samuel Beckett
6 points
Woodcutters (1984) de Thomas Bernhard
6 points
El Cel protector (1949) de Paul Bowles
6 points
Manchild in the Promised Land (1965) de Claude Brown
6 points
Collected Stories (2009) de Raymond Carver
6 points
The Horse's Mouth (1957) de Joyce Cary
6 points
Troilus and Cressida (1374) de Geoffrey Chaucer
6 points
Poema del vell mariner (1798) de Samuel Taylor Coleridge
6 points
L'Idiota (1869) de Fyodor Dostoevsky
6 points
A Fan's Notes (1968) de Frederick Exley
6 points
Els germans Karamàzov (1880) de Fyodor Dostoevsky
61 points
Al far (1927) de Virginia Woolf
62 points
El soroll i la fúria (1929) de William Faulkner
63 points
Cent anys de solitud (1967) de Gabriel Garcia Marquez
66 points
Emma (1815) de Jane Austen
67 points
Little Women (1868) de Louisa May Alcott
7 points
Seny i sentiment (1811) de Jane Austen
7 points
El Bosc de la nit (1936) de Djuna Barnes
7 points
Herzog (1964) de Saul Bellow
7 points
My Ántonia (1918) de Willa Cather
7 points
La gran dormida (1939) de Raymond Chandler
7 points
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1985) de Carolyn Chute
7 points
Letourneau's Used Auto Parts (1988) de Carolyn Chute
7 points
Merry Men (1994) de Carolyn Chute
7 points
Les hores (1998) de Michael Cunningham
7 points
U.S.A. (1938) de John Dos Passos
7 points
The Radiant Way (1987) de Margaret Drabble
7 points
The Collected Stories of Mavis Gallant (1996) de Mavis Gallant
7 points
Els comediants (1966) de Graham Greene
7 points
The Evening of the Holiday (1966) de Shirley Hazzard
7 points
Hedda Gabler (1890) de Henrik Ibsen
7 points
The Thin Red Line (1962) de James Jones
7 points
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) de Ken Kesey
7 points
El talp (Calderer Sastre Soldat Espia) (1974) de John le Carré
7 points
Sota el volcà (1947) de Malcolm Lowry
7 points
Le Morte d'Arthur (1485) de Thomas Malory
7 points
El cor és un caçador solitari (1940) de Carson McCullers
7 points
Death of a Salesman (1949) de Arthur Miller
7 points
The Tale of Genji (2015) de Shikibu Murasaki
7 points
Parla, memòria (1947) de Vladimir Nabokov
7 points
McTeague: A Story of San Francisco (1899) de Frank Norris
7 points
The Things They Carried (1990) de Tim O'Brien
7 points
Les Metamorfosis (8) de Ovid
7 points
The Messiah of Stockholm (1987) de Cynthia Ozick
7 points
Gargantua i Pantagruel (1532) de François Rabelais
7 points
The Burning Plain, and Other Stories (1953) de Juan Rulfo
7 points
The Rings of Saturn (1995) de W. G. Sebald
7 points
The Lorax (1971) de Dr. Seuss
7 points
Creix un arbre a Brooklyn (1943) de Betty Smith
7 points
Les Aventures de David Balfour (1886) de Robert Louis Stevenson
7 points
El Senyor dels anells (1954) de J. R. R. Tolkien
7 points
La Conxorxa dels ximples (1980) de John Kennedy Toole
7 points
Phineas Finn (1869) de Anthony Trollope
7 points
Les tres germanes (1901) de Anton Tschechow
7 points
The Color Purple (1982) de Alice Walker
7 points
Charlotte's Web (1952) de E. B. White
7 points
The Dreamer Wakes (1986) de Cao Xuequin
7 points
Disturbing the Peace (1975) de Richard Yates
7 points
Crim i càstig (1866) de Fyodor Dostoevsky
72 points
El Rei Lear (1608) de William Shakespeare
72 points
Dublinesos (1914) de James Joyce
79 points
El pare Goriot (1835) de Honoré de Balzac
8 points
Ficciones (1944) de Jorge Luis Borges
8 points
Bullet Park (1969) de John Cheever
8 points
Vida i època de Michael K (1983) de J. M. Coetzee
8 points
L'agent secret (1907) de Joseph Conrad
8 points
Lord Jim (1900) de Joseph Conrad
8 points
Trilogia de Deptford (Deptford Trilogy) (1970) de Robertson Davies
8 points
Temps difícils (1854) de Charles Dickens
8 points
The Ice Age (1977) de Margaret Drabble
8 points
Les Bacants (406 BCE) de Euripides
8 points
Llum d'Agost (1932) de William Faulkner
8 points
Joseph Andrews (1742) de Henry Fielding
8 points
The Gate of Angels (1990) de Penelope Fitzgerald
8 points
The Sheltered Life (1932) de Ellen Glasgow
8 points
Red Dragon (1981) de Thomas Harris
8 points
El vell i la mar (1950) de Ernest Hemingway
8 points
Almost Paradise (1984) de Susan Isaacs
8 points
Shining Through (1988) de Susan Isaacs
8 points
Fiskadoro (1985) de Denis Johnson
8 points
El llibre del riure i de l'oblit (1979) de Milan Kundera
8 points
La travessia del Navegant de l'Alba (1952) de C. S. Lewis
8 points
La condició humana (1933) de André Malraux
8 points
Bell amic (1885) de Guy de Maupassant
8 points
The Third Policeman (1967) de Flann O'Brien
8 points
Norwood (1966) de Charles Portis
8 points
The Satanic Verses (1988) de Salman Rushdie
8 points
Scaramouche (1921) de Rafael Sabatini
8 points
The Raj Quartet (1976) de Paul Scott
8 points
Austerlitz (2001) de W. G. Sebald
8 points
The Giving Tree (1964) de Shel Silverstein
8 points
Sophie's Choice (1979) de William Styron
8 points
Golpo Guchho de Rabindranath Tagore
8 points
L'Oncle Vània : escenes de la vida rural en quatre actes (1897) de Anton Tschechow
8 points
Sketches from a Hunter's Album (1852) de Ivan Turgenev
8 points
Les aventures de Tom Sawyer (1876) de Mark Twain
8 points
La importància de ser Frank (1895) de Oscar Wilde
8 points
Odissea (1946) de Homer
81 points
Ulisses (1922) de James Joyce
85 points
Grans esperances (1861) de Charles Dickens
87 points
Moby Dick (2014) de Herman Melville
88 points
Faules (600 BCE) de Aesop
9 points
The American Dream (1960) de Edward Albee
9 points
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962) de Edward Albee
9 points
The Zoo Story (1959) de Edward Albee
9 points
Cousin Bette (1846) de Honoré de Balzac
9 points
The Diary of a Country Priest (1936) de Georges Bernanos
9 points
The Way of All Flesh (1903) de Samuel Butler
9 points
La Caiguda (1956) de Albert Camus
9 points
La mort s'adreça a l'arquebisbe (1927) de Willa Cather
9 points
The Ten Thousand Things (1958) de Maria Dermoût
9 points
Selected Stories (1988) de Andre Dubus
9 points
The Mill on the Floss (1860) de George Eliot
9 points
Medea (431 BCE) de Euripides
9 points
Sunset Song (1932) de Lewis Grassic Gibbon
9 points
1982, Janine (1984) de Alasdair Gray
9 points
L'Alcalde de Casterbridge (1886) de Thomas Hardy
9 points
The Line of Beauty (2004) de Alan Hollinghurst
9 points
Casa de nines (1879) de Henrik Ibsen
9 points
El doctor Faustus (1947) de Thomas Mann
9 points
Els Buddenbrook : la decadència d'una família (1924) de Thomas Mann
9 points
The Misanthrope and Other Plays: A New Selection (Penguin Classics) (1666) de Molière
9 points
La vida manual d'ús: novel.les (1978) de Georges Perec
9 points
Wheat that Springeth Green (New York Review Books Classics) (1988) de J. F. Powers
9 points
Quartet in Autumn (1977) de Barbara Pym
9 points
Enric V (1600) de William Shakespeare
9 points
Otel·lo (1604) de William Shakespeare
9 points
L'illa del tresor (1883) de Robert Louis Stevenson
9 points
The Killer Inside Me (1952) de Jim Thompson
9 points
The Master (2004) de Colm Tóibín
9 points
Kristin Lavransdatter (1920) de Sigrid Undset
9 points
Mahābhārata (John D. Smith ed.) (2009) de Vyasa
9 points
The Day of the Locust (1939) de Nathanael West
9 points
Un tramvia anomenat Desig (1947) de Tennessee Williams
9 points

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