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The Adventures of Robin Hood
Roger Lancelyn Green

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1956

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 1892

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1876

The Adventures of Ulysses
Bernard Evslin

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1969

The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War
Craig Whitlock

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2021

The Age of Innocence
Edith Wharton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1920

The Age Of Miracles
Karen Thompson Walker

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2012

The Age Of Reason
Thomas Paine

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1794

The Albatross
Transl. Eli Siegel, Charles Baudelaire

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1861

The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1988

The Alchemist
Ben Jonson

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1610

The Alchemyst
Michael Scott

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2007

The Aleph
Jorge Luis Borges

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1945

The Alice Network
Kate Quinn

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

The Alienist
Caleb Carr

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1994

The Almond Trees
Derek Walcott

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1985

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Michael Chabon

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2000

The Ambitious Guest
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1835

The Amen Corner
James Baldwin

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1954

The American Crisis
Thomas Paine

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1776

The American Roommate Experiment
Elena Armas

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The American Scholar
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1837

The America Play
Suzan-Lori Parks

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1994

The Andromeda Strain
Michael Crichton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1969

The Angel's Game
Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2008

The Anomaly
Transl. Adriana Hunter, Hervé Le Tellier

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet
John Green

Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Adult | Published in 2021

The Antichrist
Friedrich Nietzsche, Transl. H.L. Mencken

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1895

The Applicant
Sylvia Plath

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1963

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
Mordecai Richler

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1959

The Argonauts
Maggie Nelson

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2015

The Argument of His Book
Robert Herrick

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1648

The Armadillo
Elizabeth Bishop

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1957

The Articles of Confederation
Benjamin Franklin

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1781

The Artificial Silk Girl
Irmgard Keun

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1932

The Artist of the Beautiful
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1844

The Art of Courtly Love
Andreas Capellanus

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1186

The Art of Disappearing
Naomi Shihab Nye

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1994

The Art of Gathering
Priya Parker

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2018

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Jan-Philipp Sendker

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2002

The Art of Love
Ovid

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult | Published in 2

The Art of Racing in the Rain
Garth Stein

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2008

The Art of War
Sun Tzu

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | BCE

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
Niall Ferguson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2007

The Ashes and the Star-Cursed King
Carissa Broadbent

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Aspern Papers
Henry James

Fiction | Novella | Adult | Published in 1888

The Assault
Harry Mulisch

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1982

The Astonishing Color of After
Emily X. R. Pan

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2018

The Atlantis Gene
A.G. Riddle

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2013

The Atlas Complex
Olivie Blake

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2024

The Atlas Paradox
Olivie Blake

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Atlas Six
Olivie Blake

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2020

The Attack
Yasmina Khadra

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2005

The Authenticity Project
Clare Pooley

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

The Author to Her Book
Anne Bradstreet

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1678

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Gertrude Stein

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 1933

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
James Weldon Johnson

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1912

The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Alex Haley, Malcolm X

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1965

The Awakening
Kate Chopin

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1899

The Awakening
Nora Roberts

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020