Must read classic authors

After barely managing to scrape the 50 books challenge last year I’ve set my sights higher this time. I am embarking on a literary quest to complete reading 100 books this year.

This time around I will try to finish at least one book by the following authors available in the NYPL‘s ‘classics’ aisle .

  • Chinua Achebe
    Jane Austen
    Sherwood Anderson
    Isabel Allende
    Margret Atwood
    Albert Camus
    Mikhail Bulgakov
    James Baldwin
    Honore De Balzac
    Pere Goriot
    Charlotte Bronte
    Pearl S Buck
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Geoffrey Chaucer
    Anton Chekhov
    Willa Cather
    Kate Chopin
    Stephen Crane
    Joseph Conrad
    Truman Capote
    James Fenimore Cooper
    Charles Dickens
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    E.L.Doctorow
    Theodore Dreiser
    Daniel Defoe
    Bram Stoker
    Aurthur Conan Doyle
    Theodore Dreiser
    Web Du Bois
    Alexander Dumas
    George Eliot
    E M Forster
    Ralph Elision
    Louis Edwards
    William Faulkner
    F Scott Fitzgerald
    Howard Fast
    Gustave Flaubert
    William Golding
    Nikolai Sogol
    R L Stevenson
    Jane Hamilton
    Earnest J Gaines
    Fred Gipson
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Thomas Hardy
    Joseph Heller
    Herman Hesse
    Langston Hughes
    Earnest Hemingway
    Robert a Heinlein
    O Henry
    S E Hinton
    Victor Hugo
    Karen hesse
    John irving
    Henry James
    Zora Neale Hurst
    James Weldon Johnson
    James Joyce
    Franz Kafka
    Ken Kesey
    Daniel Keyes
    Sue Monk Kidd
    D H Lawrence
    Gaston Leroux
    Sinclair Lewis
    Jack London
    Theresa Lewis
    Nadezda Obradovic
    Sir Thomas Malory
    Herman Melville
    Thomas Mann
    Toni Morrison
    George Orwell
    Lucy maud Montgomery
    Naguib Mahfouz
    Somerset Maugham
    Frank Norris
    Baroness Orczy
    Sylvia Plath
    Chaim Potok
    Alan Paton
    Gordon Parks
    Marcel Proust
    Ayn Rand
    Erich Maria Remarque
    J D Salinger
    Sir Walter Scott
    Mary Shelly
    April Sinclair
    Upton Sinclair
    John Steinbeck
    Betty Smith
    Gertude Stein
    Stendhal
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    William Saroyan
    Ivan Turgenev
    Theodore Taylor
    W M Thackeray
    Tolkein
    Mark Twain
    Leo Tolstoy
    Jules Verne
    H G Wells
    Alice Walker
    T H White
    Edith Wharton
    Virginia Wolfe
    Richard Wright