EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY BUILD YOUR OWN LIBRARY

Here we give suggestions so you can build your own library of Everyman classics for yourself or to give to children, godchildren, grandchildren or friends. Whether your personal library is big or small, each selection will provide you with titles which no reader or book lover should be without and which will give you and your family a lifetime's pleasure. And unlike paperbacks they will still be a pleasure to read and to handle in twenty-five, or even fifty years.


EVERYMAN ESSENTIALS: 10 GREAT READSBack to top

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Jane Eyre
  • Great Expectations
  • Middlemarch
  • The Great Gatsby
  • The Collected Stories
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
  • The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
What's Included?
 

EVERYMAN ESSENTIALS: 20 GREAT READSBack to top

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Jane Eyre
  • Wuthering Heights
  • Collected Stories
  • Great Expectations
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Middlemarch
  • The Great Gatsby
  • The Good Soldier
  • Catch-22
  • The Collected Stories
  • Dubliners
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • His Dark Materials: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
  • Anna Karenina
  • War and Peace (3 volumes)
  • Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
  • The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
What's Included?
 

EVERYMAN ESSENTIALS: 50 GREAT READSBack to top

  • The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart, No longer at Ease, Arrow of God
  • Emma
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Jane Eyre
  • Wuthering Heights
  • The Master and Margarita
  • If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler
  • The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, The High Window
  • The Complete Short Novels
  • Heart of Darkness
  • Collected Stories
  • The Divine Comedy
  • David Copperfield
  • Great Expectations
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Middlemarch
  • The Siege of Krishnapur, Troubles
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Madame Bovary
  • The Good Soldier
  • Parade’s End
  • A Passage to India
  • Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • Catch-22
  • The Collected Stories
  • A Farewell to Arms
  • The Iliad
  • The Odyssey
  • The Portrait of a Lady
  • Dubliners
  • The Leopard
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Lolita
  • A House for Mr Biswas
  • The Complete Novels: At Swim-Two Birds, The Third Policeman, The Poor Mouth, The Hard Life, The Dalkey Archive
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • His Dark Materials: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
  • The Radetzky March
  • Midnight’s Children
  • The Sonnets and Narrative Poems
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Scarlet and Black
  • Vanity Fair
  • Anna Karenina
  • War and Peace (3 volumes)
  • The Age of Innocence
  • Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
  • The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
What's Included?
 

THEMED SERIES: NOBEL LAUREATESBack to top

  • The Adventures of Augie March
  • The Outsider
  • The Sound and the Fury
  • The Tin Drum
  • A Farewell to Arms
  • Kim
  • Stories
  • The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street
  • Buddenbrooks
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Song of Solomon
  • Carried Away: A Personal Selection of Stories
  • A House for Mr Biswas
  • Snow
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Poems
  • Voss
What's Included?
 

THEMED SERIES: BOOKER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHORSBack to top

  • The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart, No longer at Ease, Arrow of God
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • The Siege of Krishnapur, Troubles
  • Offshore, Human Voices, The Beginning of Spring
  • Carried Away: A Personal Selection of Stories
  • A House for Mr Biswas
  • The English Patient
  • Midnight’s Children
  • The Raj Quartet (volume 1): The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion
  • The Raj Quartet (volume 2): The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils
  • The Remains of the Day
  • Flaubert's Parrot, A History of the World in 10½ Chapters
What's Included?
  • Chinua Achebe      The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart, No longer at Ease, Arrow of God
  • Margaret Atwood      The Handmaid’s Tale
  • J G Farrell      The Siege of Krishnapur, Troubles
  • Penelope Fitzgerald      Offshore, Human Voices, The Beginning of Spring
  • Alice Munro      Carried Away: A Personal Selection of Stories
  • V S Naipaul      A House for Mr Biswas
  • Michael Ondaatje      The English Patient
  • Salman Rushdie      Midnight’s Children
  • Paul Scott      The Raj Quartet (volume 1): The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion
  • Paul Scott      The Raj Quartet (volume 2): The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils
  • Kazuo Ishiguro      The Remains of the Day
  • Julian Barnes      Flaubert's Parrot, A History of the World in 10½ Chapters
 
 
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
Introduction by Peter Conrad
Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
Introduction by Michael Slater
George Eliot
Middlemarch
Introduction by E S Shaffer
F Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Ernest Hemingway
The Collected Stories
Edited and introduced by James Fenton
Gabriel García Márquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Translated by Gregory Rabassa
Introduction by Carlos Fuentes
George Orwell
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Introduction by Julian Symons
Oscar Wilde
Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
Introduction by Terry Eagleton
P G Wodehouse
The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
Introduction by John Mortimer
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
Introduction by Peter Conrad
Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights
Introduction by Katherine Frank
Roald Dahl
Collected Stories
Introduction by Jeremy Treglown
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
Introduction by Michael Slater
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Crime and Punishment
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by W J Leatherbarrow
George Eliot
Middlemarch
Introduction by E S Shaffer
F Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Ford Madox Ford
The Good Soldier
Introduction by Alan Judd and Max Saunders
Joseph Heller
Catch-22
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Ernest Hemingway
The Collected Stories
Edited and introduced by James Fenton
James Joyce
Dubliners
Introduction by John Kelly
Gabriel García Márquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Translated by Gregory Rabassa
Introduction by Carlos Fuentes
George Orwell
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Introduction by Julian Symons
Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Preface by the Author
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Introduction by John Bayley
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace (3 volumes)
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Introduction by R F Christian
Oscar Wilde
Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
Introduction by Terry Eagleton
P G Wodehouse
The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
Introduction by John Mortimer
Chinua Achebe
The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart, No longer at Ease, Arrow of God
Introduction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Jane Austen
Emma
Introduction by Marilyn Butler
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
Introduction by Peter Conrad
Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights
Introduction by Katherine Frank
Mikhail Bulgakov
The Master and Margarita
Translated by Michael Glenny Introduction by Simon Franklin
Italo Calvino
If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler
Translated by William Weaver
Introduction by Peter Washington
Raymond Chandler
The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, The High Window
Introduction by Diane Johnson
Volume 1
Anton Chekhov
The Complete Short Novels
Newly translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by Richard Pevear
Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Roald Dahl
Collected Stories
Introduction by Jeremy Treglown
Dante Alighieri
The Divine Comedy
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum
Introduction by Eugenio Montale
Notes by Peter Armour
42 Drawings by Sandro Botticelli
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield
Introduction by Michael Slater
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
Introduction by Michael Slater
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Crime and Punishment
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by W J Leatherbarrow
George Eliot
Middlemarch
Introduction by E S Shaffer
J G Farrell
The Siege of Krishnapur, Troubles
Introduction by John Sutherland
F Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Gustave Flaubert
Madame Bovary
Translated by Francis Steegmuller
Introduction by Victor Brombert
Ford Madox Ford
The Good Soldier
Introduction by Alan Judd and Max Saunders
Ford Madox Ford
Parade’s End
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
E M Forster
A Passage to India
Introduction by P N Furbank
Thomas Hardy
Tess of the d’Urbervilles
Introduction by Patricia Ingham
Joseph Heller
Catch-22
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Ernest Hemingway
The Collected Stories
Edited and introduced by James Fenton
Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Homer
The Iliad
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
Introduction by Gregory Nagy
Homer
The Odyssey
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
Introduction by Seamus Heaney
Henry James
The Portrait of a Lady
Introduction by Peter Washington
James Joyce
Dubliners
Introduction by John Kelly
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
The Leopard
Translated by Archibald Colquhoun
Introduction by David Gilmour
Gabriel García Márquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Translated by Gregory Rabassa
Introduction by Carlos Fuentes
Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita
Introduction by Martin Amis
V S Naipaul
A House for Mr Biswas
Introduction by Karl Miller
Flann O’Brien
The Complete Novels: At Swim-Two Birds, The Third Policeman, The Poor Mouth, The Hard Life, The Dalkey Archive
Introduction by Keith Donohue
George Orwell
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Introduction by Julian Symons
Boris Pasternak
Doctor Zhivago
Translated by Manya Harari and Max Hayward
Introduction by John Bayley
Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Preface by the Author
Joseph Roth
The Radetzky March
Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
Introduction by Alan Bance
Salman Rushdie
Midnight’s Children
Introduction by Anita Desai
William Shakespeare
The Sonnets and Narrative Poems
Introduction by Helen Vendler
John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath
Introduction by Brad Leithauser
Stendhal
Scarlet and Black
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff
Introduction by Jonathan Keates
William Makepeace Thackeray
Vanity Fair
Introduction by Catherine Peters
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Introduction by John Bayley
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace (3 volumes)
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Introduction by R F Christian
Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence
Introduction by Peter Washington
Oscar Wilde
Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
Introduction by Terry Eagleton
P G Wodehouse
The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
Introduction by John Mortimer
Chinua Achebe
The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart, No longer at Ease, Arrow of God
Introduction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Jane Austen
Emma
Introduction by Marilyn Butler
Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
Introduction by Peter Conrad
Honoré de Balzac
Eugénie Grandet
Translated by Ellen Marriage
Introduction by Peter Washington
Giorgio Bassani
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Translated by William Weaver Introduction by Tim Parks
Hector Berlioz
The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz
Translated, edited and introduced by David Cairns
James Boswell
The Life of Samuel Johnson
The Complete Edition
Introduction by Claude Rawson
Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Emily Brontë
Wuthering Heights
Introduction by Katherine Frank
Mikhail Bulgakov
The Master and Margarita
Translated by Michael Glenny Introduction by Simon Franklin
Italo Calvino
If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler
Translated by William Weaver
Introduction by Peter Washington
Giacomo Casanova
History of My Life
Edited by Peter Washington
Introduction by John Julius Norwich
Willa Cather
O Pioneers!
Introduction by Elaine Showalter
Benvenuto Cellini
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Introduction by James Fenton
Translated by Anne Macdonell
Notes by David Ekserdjian
Raymond Chandler
The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, The High Window
Introduction by Diane Johnson
Volume 1
Raymond Chandler
Collected Stories
Introduction by John Bayley
Volume 3
Anton Chekhov
The Complete Short Novels
Newly translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by Richard Pevear
Anton Chekhov
My Life and other Stories
Translated by Constance Garnett
Introduction by Craig Raine
Volume 2
Wilkie Collins
The Moonstone
Introduction by Catherine Peters
Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness
Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Roald Dahl
Collected Stories
Introduction by Jeremy Treglown
Dante Alighieri
The Divine Comedy
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum
Introduction by Eugenio Montale
Notes by Peter Armour
42 Drawings by Sandro Botticelli
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield
Introduction by Michael Slater
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
Introduction by Michael Slater
Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Brothers Karamazov
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by Malcolm V Jones
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Crime and Punishment
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by W J Leatherbarrow
George Eliot
Middlemarch
Introduction by E S Shaffer
J G Farrell
The Siege of Krishnapur, Troubles
Introduction by John Sutherland
William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury
Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare
F Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
F Scott Fitzgerald
This Side of Paradise
Introduction by Craig Raine
Gustave Flaubert
Madame Bovary
Translated by Francis Steegmuller
Introduction by Victor Brombert
Ford Madox Ford
The Good Soldier
Introduction by Alan Judd and Max Saunders
Ford Madox Ford
Parade’s End
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
E M Forster
A Passage to India
Introduction by P N Furbank
George MacDonald Fraser
Flashman, Flash for Freedom!, Flashman in the Great Game
Introduction by Michael Dirda
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Selected Works
The Sorrows of Young Werther (translated by Elizabeth Mayer and Louise Bogan)
Elective Affinities (translated by David Constantine)
Italian Journey (translated by W H Auden and Elizabeth Mayer)
Faust (translated by Barker Fairley)
Novella (translated by Elizabeth Mayer and Louise Bogan)
Selected Poems (translated by Christopher Middleton, Michael Hamburger and others)
Selected Letters (translated by Dr M von Herzfeld and C Melvil Sym)
Introduction by Nicholas Boyle
Nikolai Gogol
Dead Souls
Newly translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by Richard Pevear
Graham Greene
Brighton Rock
Introduction by John Carey
Dashiell Hammett
The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Red Harvest
Introduction by Robert Polito
Thomas Hardy
Far from the Madding Crowd
Introduction by Michael Slater
Thomas Hardy
Tess of the d’Urbervilles
Introduction by Patricia Ingham
Jaroslav Hašek
The Good Soldier Švejk
Translated and introduced by Cecil Parrott
Joseph Heller
Catch-22
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Ernest Hemingway
The Collected Stories
Edited and introduced by James Fenton
Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Herodotus
The Histories
Translated by George Rawlinson (newly revised)
Introduction by Rosalind Thomas
Patricia Highsmith
The Talented Mr. Ripley, Ripley Under Ground, Ripley’s Game
Introduction by Grey Gowrie
Homer
The Iliad
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
Introduction by Gregory Nagy
Homer
The Odyssey
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
Introduction by Seamus Heaney
Henry James
The Portrait of a Lady
Introduction by Peter Washington
James Joyce
Dubliners
Introduction by John Kelly
James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Introduction by Richard Brown
Franz Kafka
Collected Stories
Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir
Introduction by Gabriel Josipovici
Franz Kafka
The Trial
Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir
Introduction by George Steiner
Rudyard Kipling
Collected Stories
Introduction by Robert Gottlieb
Rudyard Kipling
Kim
Introduction by John Bayley
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
The Leopard
Translated by Archibald Colquhoun
Introduction by David Gilmour
D H Lawrence
Collected Stories
Introduction by Craig Raine
Mikhail Lermontov
A Hero of Our Time
Translated by Vladimir and Dmitri Nabokov
Introduction by T J Binyon
Naguib Mahfouz
The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street
Translated by William Maynard Hutchins, Olive E Kenny, Lorne M Kenny and Angele Botros Samaan
Introduction by Sabry Hafez
Thomas Mann
Buddenbrooks
Translated by John E Woods
Introduction by T J Reed
Gabriel García Márquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Translated by Gregory Rabassa
Introduction by Carlos Fuentes
W Somerset Maugham
Collected Stories
Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare
Herman Melville
Moby-Dick
Introduction by Larzer Ziff
Toni Morrison
Beloved
Introduction by A S Byatt
Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita
Introduction by Martin Amis
Vladimir Nabokov
Pale Fire
Introduction by Richard Rorty
Vladimir Nabokov
Speak, Memory
Includes Nabokov’s final chapter published for the first time
Introduction by Brian Boyd
V S Naipaul
A House for Mr Biswas
Introduction by Karl Miller
R K Narayan
Swami and Friends
The Bachelor of Arts
The Dark Room
The English Teacher

Introduction by Alexander McCall Smith
Flann O’Brien
The Complete Novels: At Swim-Two Birds, The Third Policeman, The Poor Mouth, The Hard Life, The Dalkey Archive
Introduction by Keith Donohue
George Orwell
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Introduction by Julian Symons
Orhan Pamuk
My Name is Red
Introduction by Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Erdag Göknar
Boris Pasternak
Doctor Zhivago
Translated by Manya Harari and Max Hayward
Introduction by John Bayley
Edgar Allan Poe
The Complete Stories
Introduction by John Seelye
Marcel Proust
In Search of Lost Time (volume 1)
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin
Revised by D J Enright
Introduction by Harold Bloom
Marcel Proust
In Search of Lost Time (volume 2)
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin
Revised by D J Enright
Introduction by Harold Bloom
Marcel Proust
In Search of Lost Time (volume 3)
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin
Revised by D J Enright
Introduction by Harold Bloom
Marcel Proust
In Search of Lost Time (volume 4)
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin
Revised by D J Enright
Introduction by Harold Bloom
Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Preface by the Author
Alexander Pushkin
The Collected Stories
Translated by Paul Debreczeny
New revised edition of Pushkin's complete collected stories
Introduction by John Bayley
Joseph Roth
The Radetzky March
Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
Introduction by Alan Bance
Salman Rushdie
Midnight’s Children
Introduction by Anita Desai
Paul Scott
The Raj Quartet (volume 1): The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion
Introduction by Hilary Spurling
Paul Scott
The Raj Quartet (volume 2): The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils
Introduction by Hilary Spurling (in vol. 1)
William Shakespeare
The Sonnets and Narrative Poems
Introduction by Helen Vendler
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Translated by H T Willetts
Introduction by John Bayley
John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath
Introduction by Brad Leithauser
Stendhal
The Charterhouse of Parma
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff
Introduction by Ann Jefferson
Stendhal
Scarlet and Black
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff
Introduction by Jonathan Keates
Laurence Sterne
Tristram Shandy
Introduction by Peter Conrad
William Makepeace Thackeray
Vanity Fair
Introduction by Catherine Peters
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Introduction by John Bayley
Leo Tolstoy
Childhood, Boyhood and Youth
Translated by C J Hogarth with revisions by Nigel J Cooper
Introduction by A N Wilson
Leo Tolstoy
Collected Shorter Fiction (volume 1)
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Additional stories newly translated by Nigel J Cooper
Introduction by John Bayley
Leo Tolstoy
Collected Shorter Fiction (volume 2)
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Additional stories newly translated by Nigel J Cooper
Introduction by John Bayley
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace (3 volumes)
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Introduction by R F Christian
Anthony Trollope
The Eustace Diamonds
Introduction by Graham Handley
Ivan Turgenev
First Love and other Stories
‘First Love’ and ‘A Fire at Sea’ translated by Isaiah Berlin, ‘Spring Torrents’ translated by Leonard Schapiro
Introduction by V S Pritchett
Ivan Turgenev
A Sportsman’s Notebook
Translated by Charles and Natasha Hepburn
Introduction by Max Egremont
Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence
Introduction by Peter Washington
Oscar Wilde
Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
Introduction by Terry Eagleton
P G Wodehouse
The Best of Wodehouse: An Anthology
Introduction by John Mortimer
Mark Twain
The Complete Short Stories
Introduction by Adam Gopnik
Aladdin and other Tales from the Arabian Nights
Illustrated by W Heath Robinson and others
Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes
Illustrated by Charles Robinson
Hans Christian Andersen
Fairy Tales
Translated by Reginald Spink
Illustrated by W Heath Robinson
Hans Christian Andersen
The Snow Queen
Illustrated by T Pym
Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Christmas Stories
Selected by Diana Secker Tesdell
Golf Stories
Selected by Charles McGrath
Beat Poets
Selected by Carmela Ciuraru
Fatherhood
Selected by Carmela Ciuraru
The Four Seasons
Selected by J D McClatchy
Poems of Food and Drink
Selected by Peter Washington
Leonard Cohen
Poems and Songs
Selected by Robert Faggen
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
The Physiology of Taste: Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy
Translated and edited by M F K Fisher
Introduction by Bill Buford
Giacomo Casanova
History of My Life
Edited by Peter Washington
Introduction by John Julius Norwich
Benvenuto Cellini
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Introduction by James Fenton
Translated by Anne Macdonell
Notes by David Ekserdjian
Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books
Introduction by Margaret Atwood
10 Illustrations by Arthur Rackham
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations
Introduction by Michael Slater
Ford Madox Ford
Parade’s End
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Victor Hugo
Les Misérables
Translated by Charles E Wilbour
Introduction by Peter Washington
Philip Pullman
His Dark Materials: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Preface by the Author
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude Introduction by John Bayley
Mark Twain
The Complete Short Stories
Introduction by Adam Gopnik
P G Wodehouse
Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin
P G Wodehouse
Mike and Psmith
Horse Stories
Selected by Diana Secker Tesdell
Kazuo Ishiguro
The Remains of the Day
Introduction by Salman Rushdie
Julian Barnes
Flaubert's Parrot, A History of the World in 10½ Chapters
Introduction by Sarah Churchwell
Patrick White
Voss
Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare
Rudolf Erich Raspe
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Illustrated by Gustave Doré
Art and Artists
Edited by Emily Fragos
Fishing Stories
Edited by Henry Hughes
Stories of Fatherhood
Selected by Diana Secker Tesdell
H. G. Wells
The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds
Introduction by Margaret Drabble
Saul Bellow
The Adventures of Augie March
Introduction by Martin Amis
Albert Camus
The Outsider
Translated by Joseph Laredo
Introduction by Peter Dunwoodie
William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury
Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare
Günter Grass
The Tin Drum
Translated by Ralph Manheim Introduction by John Reddick
Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Rudyard Kipling
Kim
Introduction by John Bayley
Doris Lessing
Stories
Introduction by Margaret Drabble
Naguib Mahfouz
The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street
Translated by William Maynard Hutchins, Olive E Kenny, Lorne M Kenny and Angele Botros Samaan
Introduction by Sabry Hafez
Thomas Mann
Buddenbrooks
Translated by John E Woods
Introduction by T J Reed
Gabriel García Márquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Translated by Gregory Rabassa
Introduction by Carlos Fuentes
Toni Morrison
Song of Solomon
Introduction by Reynolds Price
Alice Munro
Carried Away: A Personal Selection of Stories
Introduction by Margaret Atwood
V S Naipaul
A House for Mr Biswas
Introduction by Karl Miller
Orhan Pamuk
Snow
Introduction by Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Maureen Freely
Boris Pasternak
Doctor Zhivago
Translated by Manya Harari and Max Hayward
Introduction by John Bayley
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Translated by H T Willetts
Introduction by John Bayley
John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath
Introduction by Brad Leithauser
W B Yeats
Poems
Edited and introduced by Daniel Albright
Patrick White
Voss
Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare
Ghost Stories
Selected by Peter Washington
Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem
Selected by Harold Schechter and Kurt Brown
Poems Bewitched and Haunted
Selected by John Hollander
Edgar Allan Poe
The Complete Stories
Introduction by John Seelye
Mary Shelley
Frankenstein
Introduction by Wendy Lesser
Bram Stoker
Dracula
Introduction by Joan Acocella
Poems Dead and Undead
Selected by Tony Barnstone and Michelle Mitchell-Foust
Chinua Achebe
The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart, No longer at Ease, Arrow of God
Introduction by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid’s Tale
Introduction by Valerie Martin
J G Farrell
The Siege of Krishnapur, Troubles
Introduction by John Sutherland
Penelope Fitzgerald
Offshore, Human Voices, The Beginning of Spring
Introduction by John Bayley
Alice Munro
Carried Away: A Personal Selection of Stories
Introduction by Margaret Atwood
V S Naipaul
A House for Mr Biswas
Introduction by Karl Miller
Michael Ondaatje
The English Patient
Introduction by Pico Iyer
Salman Rushdie
Midnight’s Children
Introduction by Anita Desai
Paul Scott
The Raj Quartet (volume 1): The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion
Introduction by Hilary Spurling
Paul Scott
The Raj Quartet (volume 2): The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils
Introduction by Hilary Spurling (in vol. 1)
Kazuo Ishiguro
The Remains of the Day
Introduction by Salman Rushdie
Julian Barnes
Flaubert's Parrot, A History of the World in 10½ Chapters
Introduction by Sarah Churchwell
Saul Bellow
The Adventures of Augie March
Introduction by Martin Amis
Willa Cather
My Ántonia
Introduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury
Introduction by Nicholas Shakespeare
F Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Joseph Heller
Catch-22
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell to Arms
Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
Herman Melville
Moby-Dick
Introduction by Larzer Ziff
John Steinbeck
The Grapes of Wrath
Introduction by Brad Leithauser
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Introduction by Alfred Kazin
Henry Thoreau
Walden
Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Mark Twain
Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
Introduction by Miles Donald
Edith Wharton
The Age of Innocence
Introduction by Peter Washington