The greatest books of all time as voted by 125 famous authors.

TOP TEN WORKS OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
Ulysses* by James Joyce
Dubliners* by James Joyce
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
The complete stories of Flannery O’Connor
Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

TOP TEN WORKS OF THE 19th CENTURY
Anna Karenina* by Leo Tolstoy
Madame Bovary* by Gustave Flaubert
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The stories of Anton Chekhov
Middlemarch* by George Eliot
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Great Expectations* by Charles Dickens
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Emma* by Jane Austen

TOP TEN AUTHORS BY NUMBER OF BOOKS SELECTED
William Shakespeare — 11
William Faulkner — 6
Henry James — 6
Jane Austen — 5
Charles Dickens — 5
Fyodor Dostoevsky — 5
Ernest Hemingway — 5
Franz Kafka — 5
(tie) James Joyce, Thomas Mann, Vladimir Nabokov, Mark Twain, Virginia Woolf — 4

TOP TEN AUTHORS BY POINTS EARNED
Leo Tolstoy — 327
William Shakespeare — 293
James Joyce — 194
Vladimir Nabokov — 190
Fyodor Dostoevsky — 177
William Faulkner — 173
Charles Dickens — 168
Anton Chekhov — 165
Gustave Flaubert — 163
Jane Austen — 161