Reading Lists for College-Bound High School Students

HIGH SCHOOL Reading List for College-Bound Students


  High School Reading List from Great Schools Org

WARNING for Parents!

   Some of the following entries might be objectionable.

   Some of the following entries might contain Leftist, Socialist, Communist,
   Marxist, Anarchist, Anti-American and Anti-Capitalist propaganda and
   revisionist history.

High School Books

Author	Title

---	Beowulf
Agee, James             A Death in the Family
Austin, Jane            Pride and Prejudice
Baldwin, James          Go Tell It on the Mountain
Beckett, Samuel         Waiting for Godot
Bellow, Saul            The Adventures of Augie March
Bronte, Charlotte       Jane Eyre
Bronte, Emily           Wuthering Heights
Camus, Albert           The Stranger
Cather, Willa           Death Comes for the Archbishop
Chaucer, Geoffrey       The Canterbury Tales
Chekhov, Anton          The Cherry Orchard
Chopin, Kate            The Awakening
Conrad, Joseph          Heart of Darkness
Cooper, James Fenimore  The Last of the Mohicans
Dante (Dante Alighieri) Inferno
Defoe, Daniel           Robinson Crusoe
Dickens, Charles	A Tale of Two Cities
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor	Crime and Punishment
Douglass, Frederick	Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Dreiser, Theodore	An American Tragedy
Eliot, George           The Mill on the Floss
Ellison, Ralph          Invisible Man
Emerson, Ralph Waldo	Selected Essays
Faulkner, William	As I Lay Dying
Faulkner, William	The Sound and the Fury
Fielding, Henry         Tom Jones
Fitzgerald, F. Scott	The Great Gatsby
Flaubert, Gustave	Madame Bovary
Ford, Ford Madox	The Good Soldier
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von	Faust
Hardy, Thomas           Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Hawthorne, Nathaniel	The Scarlet Letter
Heller, Joseph          Catch 22
Hemingway, Ernest	A Farewell to Arms
Homer                   The Iliad
Homer                   The Odyssey
Hugo, Victor            The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Ibsen, Henrik           A Doll's House
James, Henry            The Portrait of a Lady
James, Henry            The Turn of the Screw
Joyce, James            A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Kafka, Franz            The Metamorphosis
Kingston, Maxine Hong   The Woman Warrior
Lewis, Sinclair         Babbitt
Mann, Thomas            The Magic Mountain
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia	One Hundred Years of Solitude
Melville, Herman        Bartleby the Scrivener
Melville, Herman        Moby Dick
O?Connor, Flannery      A Good Man is Hard to Find
Pasternak, Boris        Doctor Zhivago
Plath, Sylvia           The Bell Jar
Proust, Marcel          Swann's Way
Pynchon, Thomas         The Crying of Lot 49
Roth, Henry             Call It Sleep
Salinger, J.D.          The Catcher in the Rye
Shakespeare, William    Hamlet
Shakespeare, William    Macbeth
Shakespeare, William    A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare, William    Romeo and Juliet
Shaw, George Bernard    Pygmalion
Shelley, Mary           Frankenstein
Silko, Leslie Marmon    Ceremony
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Sophocles               Antigone
Sophocles               Oedipus Rex
Steinbeck, John         The Grapes of Wrath
Stowe, Harriet Beecher  Uncle Tom's Cabin
Thackeray, William      Vanity Fair
Thoreau, Henry David    Walden
Tolstoy, Leo            War and Peace
Turgenev, Ivan          Fathers and Sons
Voltaire                Candide
Vonnegut, Kurt Jr.      Slaughterhouse-Five
Walker, Alice           The Color Purple
Wharton, Edith          The House of Mirth
Whitman, Walt           Leaves of Grass
Wilde, Oscar            The Picture of Dorian Gray
Williams, Tennessee     The Glass Menagerie
Woolf, Virginia         To the Lighthouse

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