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100 books to read before you die, according to Amazon publishers

Last Updated on May 15, 2024

Want to read a new book and don’t know which one? Your problems are over. The editors of Amazon prepared a list with 100 titles that everyone should read before dying with works for children, teenagers, classics and news from the world of literature.

100 books
  1. 1984, by George Orwell
  2. A brief history of time, by Stephen Hawking
  3. A Moving Work of Amazing Talent, by Dave Eggers
  4. Far from home: memories of a child soldier, by Ishmael Beah
  5. Bad start, from the series Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket
  6. A fold in time, by Madeleine L’Engle
  7. Selected stories 1968-1994, by Alice Munro
  8. Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll
  9. All the men of the present, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein
  10. Angela’s Ashes: Memories of Frank McCourt
  11. God, are you there? It’s me, Margaret, from Judy Blume
  12. Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett
  13. Amada, by Toni Morrison
  14. Born to run, by Christopher McDougall
  15. Breath, Eyes, Memory, by Edwidge Danticat
  16. Ardil 22, by Joseph Heller
  17. Charlie and the chocolate factory, by Roald Dahl
  18. Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White
  19. The Eleventh Commandment, by Abraham Verghese
  20. The courage to be imperfect, by Brené Brown
  21. Diary of a Banana, by Jeff Kinney
  22. The children of Duna, by Frank Herbert
  23. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
  24. Fear and Delirium in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson
  25. Exemplary Girl, by Gillian Flynn
  26. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown
  27. Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
  28. Weapons, germs and steel – The fates of human societies, by Jared Diamond
  29. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J. K. Rowling
  30. In cold blood, by Truman Capote
  31. Evil interpreter, by Jhumpa Lahiri
  32. Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man
  33. The Smartest Kid on Earth, by Chris Ware
  34. Anthony Bourdain’s Private Kitchen
  35. The thread of life, by Kate Atkinson
  1. A house in the countryside, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  2. Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
  3. Love in times of cholera, by Gabriel García Márques
  4. Love Medicine, by Louise Erdrich
  5. In search of meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl
  6. Me Talk Pretty One Day, by David Sedaris
  7. Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenide
  8. “The children of midnight”, Salman Rushdie
  1. Moneyball: The man who changed the game, by Michael Lewis
  2. Human servitude, by W. Somerset Maugham
  3. ​​On the Road, by Jack Kerouac
  4. Out of Africa, by Isak Dinesen
  5. Persépolis, by Marjane Satrapi
  6. Philip Roth’s Portnoy Complete
  7. Pride and prejudice, by Jane Austen
  8. Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson
  9. Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five
  10. Team of Rivals, by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  11. The age of innocence, by Edith Wharton
  12. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, by Michael Chabon
  13. Malcolm X: A life of reinventions, by Malcolm X
  14. The girl who stole books, by Markus Zusak
  15. The Fantastic Short Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Díaz
  16. Catcher in the rye, by J. D. Salinger
  17. The Color of Water, by James McBride
  18. The corrections, by Jonathan Franzen
  19. The demon in the white city, by Erik Larson
  20. Anne Frank’s diary, by Anne Frank
  21. The fault of the stars, by John Green
  22. The memory giver, by Lois Lowry
  23. Philip Pullman’s golden compass
  24. The great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  25. Margaret Atwood’s tale
  1. The house at Pooh Corner, by A. A. Milne and Ernest H. Shepard
  2. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
  3. The immortal life of Henrierra Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
  4. The Liars’ Club: A Memoir, by Mary Karr
  5. Percy Jackson and the lightning thief, by Rick Riordan
  6. The little prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  7. Raymond Chandler’s eternal sleep
  8. The Shape of the Towers – Al-Qaeda and the Way to 9/11: Al-Qaeda and the Way to 9/11, by Lawrence Wright
  9. The Lord of the Rings, by J. R. R. Tolkien
  10. The man who mistook his wife for a hat, by Oliver Sacks
  11. Michael Pollan’s omnivore dilemma
  12. It all depends on how you see things, by Norton Juster
  13. Barbara Kingsolver’s poisoned Bible
  14. The Power Broker, by Robert A. Caro
  15. The Elect, by Tom Wolfe
  16. The road, by Cormac McCarthy
  17. The secret story, by Donna Tartt
  18. The Enlightened One, by Stephen King
  19. The foreigner, by Albert Camus
  20. The sun also rises, by Ernest Hemingway
  21. The Things they Carried, by Tim O’Brien
  22. A Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
  1. The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
  2. The wind-up bird chronicle, by Haruki Murakami
  3. The World According to Garp, by John Irving
  4. The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion
  5. The world falls apart, by Chinua Achebe
  6. The sun is for everyone, by Harper Lee
  7. Invincible, by Laura Hillenbrand
  8. Valley of the Dolls, by Jacqueline Susann
  9. Where the sidewalk ends, by Shel Silverstein
  10. Where monsters live, by Maurice Sendak