(Latest List:) Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels


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The Top 10 Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels

RankingItems
#1 1984 (George Orwell)
#2 Ulysses
#3 The Grapes of Wrath
#4 To the Lighthouse
#5 Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
#6 The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
#7 Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
#8 Invisible Man
#9 Animal Farm
#10 As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels

RankItems
#1 1984 (George Orwell)
#2 Ulysses
#3 The Grapes of Wrath
#4 To the Lighthouse
#5 Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
#6 The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
#7 Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
#8 Invisible Man
#9 Animal Farm
#10 As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
#11 Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
#12 Death Comes for the Archbishop
#13 Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
#14 Howards End
#15 Pale Fire
#16 The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
#17 The Catcher in the Rye
#18 A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
#19 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
#20 Lolita
#21 Native Son
#22 A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
#23 On the Road
#24 The House of Mirth
#25 A Room With a View
#26 Ragtime (E.L. Doctorow)
#27 The Magus
#28 Wide Sargasso Sea
#29 The Sound and the Fury
#30 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
#31 Appointment in Samarra
#32 U.S.A. Trilogy (John Dos Passos)
#33 Tender Is the Night
#34 The Good Soldier
#35 The Golden Bowl
#36 A Handful of Dust
#37 Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
#38 The Heart of the Matter (Graham Greene)
#39 The Secret Agent
#40 Nostromo
#41 The Rainbow
#42 Portnoy’s Complaint (Philip Roth)
#43 Light in August
#44 Zuleika Dobson
#45 The Moviegoer
#46 Heart of Darkness
#47 A Farewell to Arms (By Ernest Hemingway)
#48 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
#49 Finnegans
#50 The Adventures of Augie March
#51 The Death of the Heart
#52 Lord Jim
#53 The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
#54 Midnight’s Children
#55 Ironweed (William Kennedy)
#56 Under the Net
#57 The Sheltering Sky
#58 Darkness at Noon
#59 Sons and Lovers
#60 Under the Volcano
#61 The Way of All Flesh
#62 Henderson the Rain King
#63 The Wings of the Dove
#64 The Ambassadors
#65 The Studs Lonigan Trilogy
#66 Sister Carrie
#67 All the King’s Men
#68 The Bridge of San Luis Rey
#69 Deliverance
#70 A Dance to the Music of Time (Series)
#71 Point Counter Point
#72 The Sun Also Rises
#73 Women in Love
#74 Tropic of Cancer
#75 The Maltese Falcon
#76 Parade’s End
#77 From Here to Eternity
#78 The Wapshot Chronicle
#79 Of Human Bondage
#80 Main Street
#81 The Alexandria Quartet
#82 Brideshead Revisited
#83 Angle of Repose
#84 A Bend in the River (V.S. Naipaul)
#85 Loving
#86 Sophie’s Choice
#87 The Postman Always Rings Twice
#88 The Ginger Man
#89 The Magnificent Ambersons
#90 Winesburg, Ohio
#91 The Naked and the Dead
#92 A High Wind in Jamaica
#93 A House for Mr. Biswas
#94 The Day of the Locust
#95 Scoop
#96 Kim
#97 The Old Wives’ Tale
#98 I, Claudius
#99 An American Tragedy
#100 Tobacco Road