It is much more difficult to come up with 100 books worthy of everyone reading them. I have not read everything on this list, but those which I have not are a guide for my upcoming reading. This is a living document and will be updated as needed.

  1. Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. The Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis
  3. Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
  4. The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
  5. Hitchiker's Guide the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
  6. Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
  7. Dune - Frank Herbert
  8. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
  9. Charlotte's Web - E.B. White
  10. American Gods - Neil Gaimon

  11. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
  12. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
  13. The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoevsky
  14. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
  15. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
  16. A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
  17. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
  18. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
  19. The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
  20. The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

  21. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  22. Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
  23. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
  24. Lord of the Flies - William Golding
  25. A Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
  26. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
  27. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
  28. Huck Finn - Mark Twain
  29. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Mark Twain
  30. The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane

  31. Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
  32. Zorba the Greek - Nikos Kazantzakis
  33. The Last Temptation of Christ - Nikos Kazantzakis
  34. The Radetzky March - Joseph Roth
  35. Dracula - Bram Stoker
  36. Ulysses - James Joyce
  37. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
  38. Slaughterhouse 5 - Kurt Vonnegut
  39. 1984 - George Orwell
  40. Animal Farm - George Orwell

  41. 100 Year of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  42. Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  43. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
  44. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
  45. Little Women - Louisa M. Alcott
  46. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
  47. Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
  48. Middlemarch - George Eliot
  49. Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
  50. Ann of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery

  51. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
  52. Complete Works - Shakespeare
  53. Paradise Lost - John Milton
  54. The Inferno - Dante
  55. The Odyssey - Homer
  56. The Iliad - Homer
  57. The Aeneid - Virgil
  58. Le Morte Arthur - Sir Thomas Mallory
  59. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  60. Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse

  61. The Bible
  62. Ivanhoe - Sir Walter Scott
  63. The Lysistrata - Aristophanes
  64. The Republic - Plato
  65. Dr Faustus - Thomas Mann
  66. Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
  67. The Hunchback of Notre Dame - Victor Hugo
  68. The Last of the Mohicans - James Fenimore Cooper
  69. Creation - Gore Vidal
  70. Candide - Voltaire

  71. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
  72. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
  73. Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
  74. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
  75. Madam Bovary -Gustave Flaubert
  76. The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  77. The Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
  78. Diary of a Madman - Nikolai Gogol
  79. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
  80. Farenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

  81. The Name of The Rose - Umberto Eco
  82. All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque
  83. Don Quiote de La Mancha - Miguel de Cervantes
  84. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
  85. For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway
  86. War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells
  87. The Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  88. Three Theban Plays - Sophocles
  89. The Radetzky March - Joseph Roth
  90. Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling

  91. One Thousand and One Arabian Nights
  92. The Trial - Franz Kafka
  93. Dr. Zhivago - Boris Pasternak
  94. I, Claudius - Robert Graves
  95. War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells
  96. Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe
  97. Lord Jim - Joseph Conrad
  98. Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
  99. Winnie-the-Pooh - A.A. Milne
  100. The Sound and the Fury - William Faulkner