Entertainment Weekly’s 100 All-Time Greatest Novels

Did your favorite novel make the list? Did EW miss one of the all-time greats? How many have you read from this list? Hit the comments to discuss!

100. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan (1989)

99. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (1979)

98. Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume (1970)

97. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler (1939)

96. If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino (1979)

95. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver (1998)

94. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins (1868)

93. Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison (1992)

92. The Glass Bead Game by Herman Hesse (1943)

91. The Leopard by Giusseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1958)

90. My Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers (1940)

89. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Stern (1895)

88. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe (1987)

87. White Teeth by Zadie Smith (2000)

86. A Home at the End of the World by Michael Cunningham (1990)

85. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller (1961)

84. Clockers by Richard Price (1992)

83. The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields (1993)

82. Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee (1999)

81. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (1818)

80. Swann’s Way by Marcel Proust (1913)

79. Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel (2012)

78. A House for Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul (1961)

77. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding (1749)

76. The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing (1962)

75. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (1857)

74. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier (1997)

73. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John le Carré (1963)

72. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro (1989)

71. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (1937)

70. Neuromancer by William Gibson (1984)

69. Money by Martin Amis (1985)

68. Middlemarch by George Eliot (1874)

67. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon (2000)

66. Howards End by E.M. Forster (1910)

65. Herzog by Saul Bellow (1964)

64. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace (1996)

63. Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth (1969)

62. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1884)

61. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez (1988)

60. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston (1937)

59. Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897)

58. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie (1981)

57. The Children of Men by P.D. James (1992)

56. Sophie’s Choice by William Styron (1979)

55. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry (1995)

54. Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain (2012)

53. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (1936)

52. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison (1977)

51. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen (2001)

50. Snow by Orhan Pamuk (2002)

49. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (1985)

48. The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (1955)

47. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami (1994)

46. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (1920)

45. The Color Purple by Alice Walker (1982)

44. His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman (1995-2000)

43. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (1980)

42. The Stand by Stephen King (1978)

41. Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin (1953)

40. A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth (1993)

39. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (2002)

38. The Regeneration Trilogy by Pat Barker (1991-1995)

37. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway (1926)

36. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (1957)

35. A Personal Matter by Kenzaburo Oë (1964)

34. The World According to Garp by John Irving (1978)

33. Maus by Art Spielgelman (1986)

32. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (1951)

31. Blindness by José Saramago (1995)

30. Native Son by Richard Wright (1940)

29. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (1986)

28. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1869)

27. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (1962)

26. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (1952)

25. Bleak House by Charles Dickens (1853)

24. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)

23. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (1880)

22. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë (1847)

21. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser (1925)

20. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurty (1985)

19. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (1955)

18. Moby Dick by Herman Melville (1851)

17. The Road by Cormac McCarthy (2006)

16. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (1847)

15. Ragtime by E.L. Doctrow (1975)

14. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky (1867)

13. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1960)

12. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner (1929)

11. Mrs. Dalloway by Virgina Woolf (1925)

10. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White (1952)

9. Beloved by Toni Morrison (1987)

8. The Rabbit Quartet by John Updike (1960-1990)

7. Harry Potter: The Complete Series by J.K. Rowling (1997-2007)

6. My Ántonia by Willa Cather (1918)

5. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez (1967)

4. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (1861)

3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (1813)

2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)

1. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1878)

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