The Greatest Books of All Time

This list represents a comprehensive and trusted collection of the greatest books. Developed through a specialized algorithm, it brings together 254 'best of' book lists to form a definitive guide to the world's most acclaimed books.

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Rank Title Author Published Country Original Language Page Range Word Count
1 One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1967 Colombian spanish 300-500 144,000
2 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald 1925 American english 47-180 47,000
3 Ulysses James Joyce 1922 Irish english 730-1000 265,000
4 In Search of Lost Time Marcel Proust 1913 French french 3000-4300 1,200,000
5 The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger 1945 American english 220-277 73,440


  • Last updated on April 1, 2024
  • The Greatest Books of All Time data as of April 1, 2024 courtesy of The Greatest LLC..