ST. MARK'S ADDITIONAL 100 BEST ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOVELS
OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

The St. Mark's Bookshop in New York City has made a selection of novels to augment the Modern Library List of 100 Best English Language Novels of the 20th Century. The list includes only authors omitted from the Modern Library list and each author is limited to one title. The selection is based on customer sales over the last 20 years.


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Abish, Walter How German Is It?
Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart
Agee, James A Death in the Family
Algren, Nelson The Man With the Golden Arm
Allison, Dorothy Bastard Out of California
Amis, Kingsley Lucky Jim
Amis, Martin Money
Auster, Paul The New York Trilogy
Ballard, J.G. Crash
Barker, Pat Regeneration
Barnes, Djuna Nightwood
Barnes, Julian Flaubert's Parrot
Barth, John The Floating Opera
Beckett, Samuel Molloy, Malone Dies & The Unnameable
Berger, John G
Bowles, Jane My Sister's Hand in Mine
Brookner, Anita Hotel Du Lac
Brown, Claude Manchild in the Promised Land
Bukowski, Charles Post Office
Burroughs, William S. Naked Lunch
Byatt, A.S. Possession
Capote, Truman In Cold Blood
Chandler, Raymond The Long Goodbye
Coetzee, J.M. Waiting for the Barbarians
Conroy, Frank Stop Time
Davies, Robertson The Deptford Trilogy
DeLillo, Don White Noise
Dick, Philip K. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Didion, Joan Play It As It Lays
Dinesen, Isak Out of Africa
Dunn, Katherine Geek Love
Exley, Frederick A Fan's Notes
Fante, John Ask the Dust
Gaddis, William The Recognitions
Gibson, William Neuromancer
Gordimer, Nadine July's People
Hamilton, Jane A Map of the World
Hulme, Keri The Bone People
Hurston, Zora Neale Their Eyes Were Watching God
Irving, John The World According to Garp
Ishiguro, Kazuo The Remains of the Day
Johnson, Denis Fiskadoro
Kesey, Ken Sometimes a Great Notion
Kingson, Maxine Hong The Woman Warrior
Kosinski, Jerzy The Painted Bird
Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird
Lessing, Doris The Golden Notebook
Lightman, Alan Einstein's Dreams
Markson, David Wittgenstein's Mistress
Mathews, Harry The Journalist
Maxwell, William So Long, See You Tomorrow
McCabe, Patrick The Butcher Boy
McCarthy, Cormac All the Pretty Horses
McCarthy, Mary The Group
McInerny, Jay Bright Lights, Big City
Millhauser, Steen Martin Dressler
Moody, Rick The Ice Storm
Moore, Lorrie Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?
Morrison, Toni Beloved
O'Brian, Flann The Third Policeman
O'Brien, Tim Going After Cacciato
O'Connor, Flannery Wise Blood
Okri, Ben The Famished Road
Ondaatje, Michael The English Patient
Pirsig, Robert Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Plath, Sylvia The Bell Jar
Powell, Dawn The Golden Spur
Powers, Richard Galatea 2.2
Prose, Francine Guided Tours of Hell
Proulx, E. Annie The Shipping News
Pynchon, Thomas Gravity's Rainbow
Rand, Ayn The Fountainhead
Robbins, Tom Jitterbug Perfume
Roth, Henry Call it Sleep
Rush, Norman Mating
Salter, James A Sport and a Pastime
Schulberg, Budd What Makes Sammy Run?
Self, Will The Quantity Theory of Insanity
Seth, Vikram A Suitable Boy
Shields, Carol The Stone Diaries
Smiley, jane A Thousand Acres
Stein, Gertrude The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Stone, Robert Dog Soldiers
Tan, Amy The Kitchen God's Wife
Tartt, Donna The Secret History
Thompson, Hunter S. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Thompson, Jim The Killer Indide Me
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings
Toole, John Kennedy A Confederacy of Dunces
Trocchi, Alexander Cain's Book
Tuten, Frederic Tintin in the New World
Updike, John Rabbit Run
Vollmann, William T. You Bright and Risen Angels
Wallace, David Foster Infinite Jest
Welsh, Irvine Trainspotting
Winterson, Jeanette Written on the Body
Wojnarowicz, Daid Close to the Knives
Wolfe, Tom The Bonfire of the Vanities
Wolfe, Thomas Look Homeward Angel
Wolff, Tobias This Boy's Life

 
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