The Greatest Books of All Time, as Voted by 125 Famous Authors

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Top Ten Works of the 20th Century
 
1. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
2.The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
3. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
4. Ulysses* by James Joyce
5. Dubliners* by James Joyce
6. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
7. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
8. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
9. The complete stories of Flannery O'Connor
10. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Ten Works of the 19th Century
 
1. Anna Karenina* by Leo Tolstoy
2. Madame Bovary* by Gustave Flaubert
3. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
5. The stories of Anton Chekhov
6. Middlemarch* by George Eliot
7. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
8. Great Expectations* by Charles Dickens
9. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
10. Emma* by Jane Austen


Top Ten Authors by Number of Books Selected
 
1. William Shakespeare – 11 2. William Faulkner – 6
3. Henry James – 6
4. Jane Austen – 5
5. Charles Dickens – 5
6. Fyodor Dostoevsky – 5
7. Ernest Hemingway – 5
8. Franz Kafka – 5
9. Tied: James Joyce, Thomas Mann, Vladimir Nabokov, Mark Twain, Virginia Woolf – 4


Top Ten Authors by Points Earned
1. Leo Tolstoy – 327
2. William Shakespeare – 293
3. James Joyce – 194
4. Vladimir Nabokov – 190
5. Fyodor Dostoevsky – 177
6. William Faulkner – 173
7. Charles Dickens – 168
8. Anton Checkhov – 165
9. Gustave Flaubert – 163
10. Jane Austen – 161

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/01/the-greatest-books-of-all-time-as-voted-by-125-famous-authors/252209/
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