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100 Best Books Published in the English Language Since 1900

These books, compiled by the Modern Library Board, are available from the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library catalog.

  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 DH 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. USA (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 EM 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:
    • A QUESTION OF UPBRINGING: BRA 13169, IC-BPH (CIL 1432) RC
    • A BUYER'S MARKET: BRA 13170, IC-BPH (CIL 1427) RC
    • THE ACCEPTANCE WORLD: BRA 13147, IC-BPH (CIL 1416) RC
    • AT LADY MOLLY'S: BRA13148, IC-BPH (CIL 1461) RM
    • CASANOVA'S CHINESE RESTAURANT: IC-BPH (CIL 1434) RC
    • THE KINDLY ONES: BRA 11664, IC-BPH (CIL 1425) RC
    • THE VALLEY OF BONES: BRA 13150, IC-BPH (CIL 1446) RM
    • THE SOLDIER'S ART: IC-BPH (CIL 1422) RM
    • THE MILITARY PHILOSOPHERS: BRA 013151, IC-BPH (CIL 1435) RC
    • BOOKS DO FURNISH A ROOM: BRA18627, IC-BPH (CIL 1438) RC
    • TEMPORARY KINGS: BRA 18534, RD 07972
    • 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 DH Lawrence: BR 01497, RC 21575
  49. WOMEN IN LOVE by DH 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 JD 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:
    • JUSTINE: BRJ00311, RC 36388
    • BALTHAZAR: BRA03972, BRA05056, BRA10310, RC 37578
    • MOUNTOLIVE: BRA 05088, BRA05091, RC 36432
    • 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 VS 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 EM 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 VS 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 EL 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 JP Donleavy: BRJ01226, RC 12512
  100. THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS by Booth Tarkington: BRA 00049, RC 11017