The 30 Greatest Books of all Time

Not long ago, Blue Pyramid tallied a list of the best 1,276 books of all time. I’ve listed the Top 30 below, but I encourage you to check out the full list here.

Nice to see Stephen King on the list!

1 To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee 

1984 – George Orwell

3 The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

4 Hamlet – William Shakespeare 344

5 The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger 331

6 One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

7 The Fellowship of the Ring – J.R.R. Tolkien

8 Catch-22 – Joseph Heller 295

9 The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien 288

10 Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov 285

11 The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

12 The Bible – ?

13 The Return of the King – J.R.R. Tolkien

14 Moby-Dick  – Herman Melville

15 Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card

16 Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte

17 Night – Elie Wiesel 218

18 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain

19 Brave New World – Aldous Huxley 

20 Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

21 Ulysses – James Joyce

22 Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte

23 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen 

24 A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens 

25 Watership Down – Richard Adams

26 Animal Farm – George Orwell

27 Slaughterhouse-Five  – Kurt Vonnegut 170

28 Don Quixote – Miguel de Cervantes 

29 The Stand – Stephen King 

30 The Two Towers  – J.R.R. Tolkien 

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