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We are showcasing Classic Books this month.  Find displays of classic reads throughout the library.

  • Did you know that we have a Classics Collection in our Adult Services area featuring multiple copies of our most requested classic literature?
  • Be sure to visit Libby/OverDrive and hoopla digital to find downloadable ebook and audiobook copies of many classic titles.
  • Want to explore the classics further? Check out these databases for critical analysis, author biographies, and scholarly essays.
  • CliffNotes provides free access to thousands of reading guides on classic titles.

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Librarian-suggested titles

Use the links to discover other formats—ebook, audiobooks and large print—if available in our collections.

Persuasion by Jane Austen

Human Comedy by Honoré de Balzac

Ravelstein by Saul Bellow

Victim by Saul Bellow

Clown by Heinrich Böll

Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges

Farewell Summer by Ray Bradbury

Jayne Eyre by Charlotte, Brontë

The Fall by Albert Camus

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

My Antonia by Willa Cather

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

City of God by E.L. Doctorow

Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

Middlemarch by George Eliot

Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Tin Drum by Günter Grass

A Time to Kill John Grisham

Life and Fate by Vasili Grossman

Far from the Maddening Crowd by Thomas Hardy

House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne

For Whom the Bell Tolls  by Ernest Hemmingway

Complete Works by James Henry

Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Cider House Rules by John Irving

Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

Ulysses by James Joyce

Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

Poisonwood Bible by Barbra Kingsolver

Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence

Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

Call of the Wild by Jack London

Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

Collected Stories by W. Somerset Maugham

Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell

Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu

Carried Away  by Alice Munro

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

House for Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul

McTeague : a Story of San Francisco  by Frank Norris

A Rage to Live by John O’Hara

1984 by George Orwell

My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak

Selected Tales by Edgar Allen Poe

My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok

Fountain Head by Ayn Rand

Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

American Pastoral by Philip Roth

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

Crown of Feathers and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Gulliver’s Travels  by Jonathan Swift

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackery.

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Rabbit, Run by John Updike

War of the End of the World by Llosa Vargas

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren

Scoop by Evelyn Waugh

Complete Novels by Eudora Welty

Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Collected Stories by Tennessee Williams

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

War and Remembrance  by Herman Wouk

Book Thief by Markus Zusak