100 Best Novels in English Since 1900

Given by Counterpunch

98 Works 581,545 Books 10,781 Reviews ½ 3.9

Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn's favorite novels since 1900.


ObraOrdemAno
Ulysses de James Joyce
11922
Salvage the Bones de Jesmyn Ward
2011
Matterhorn de Karl Marlantes
2010
Tree of Smoke de Denis Johnson
2007
The Known World de Edward P. Jones
2003
Disgrace de J. M. Coetzee
1999
Underworld de Don DeLillo
1997
House of Splendid Isolation de Edna O'Brien
1994
The Secret History de Donna Tartt
1992
A sombra da guilhotina de Hilary Mantel
1992
Written on the Body de Jeanette Winterson
1992
Jazz de Toni Morrison
1992
Snow Crash de Neal Stephenson
1992
Almanac of the Dead de Leslie Marmon Silko
1991
Regeneration de Pat Barker
1991
Flicker de Theodore Roszak
1991
Lucy de Jamaica Kincaid
1990
The Indian Lawyer de James Welch
1990
Animal Dreams de Barbara Kingsolver
1990
Affliction de Russell Banks
1989
Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book de Maxine Hong Kingston
1989
The Radiant Way de Margaret Drabble
1987
The Golden Gate: A Novel in Verse de Vikram Seth
1986
Flaubert's Parrot de Julian Barnes
1984
Neuromancer de William Gibson
1984
Machine Dreams de Jayne Anne Phillips
1984
July's People de Nadine Gordimer
1981
The White Hotel de D. M. Thomas
1981
Mr. American de George MacDonald Fraser
1980
Ray de Barry Hannah
1980
The Dogs of March de Ernest Hebert
1979
The Last Good Kiss de James Crumley
1978
Gateway de Frederik Pohl
1977
A Feast of Snakes de Harry Crews
1976
Vida de Marge Piercy
1976
J R de William Gaddis
1975
Light Years de James Salter
1975
The Monkey Wrench Gang de Edward Abbey
1975
Dog Soldiers de Robert Stone
1974
Sleeping Beauty de Ross Macdonald
1973
Arco-íris da gravidade de Thomas Pynchon
1973
The Black Prince de Iris Murdoch
1973
Mumbo Jumbo de Ishmael Reed
1972
The Left Hand of Darkness de Ursula K. Le Guin
1969
Wide Sargasso Sea de Jean Rhys
1966
An American Dream de Norman Mailer
1965
Sometimes a Great Notion de Ken Kesey
1964
Nothing Like the Sun de Anthony Burgess
1964
Julian de Gore Vidal
1964
Cama de Gato de Kurt Vonnegut
1963
O Homem Do Castelo Alto de Philip K. Dick
1962
Almoço Nu de William S. Burroughs
1962
The Golden Notebook de Doris Lessing
1962
Pale Fire de Vladimir Nabokov
1962
Catch-22 de Joseph Heller
1961
The Violent Bear It Away de Flannery O'Connor
1960
The King Must Die de Mary Renault
1958
Pé na Estrada de Jack Kerouac
1957
Voss de Patrick White
1957
The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold de Evelyn Waugh
1957
Giovanni's Room de James Baldwin
1956
The Talented Mr. Ripley de Patricia Highsmith
1955
Lucky Jim de Kingsley Amis
1954
Beat the Devil de Claud Cockburn
1953
The Deceivers de John Masters
1952
Invisible Man de Ralph Ellison
1952
The Killer Inside Me de Jim Thompson
1952
The End of the Affair de Graham Greene
1951
The Slaves of Solitude de Patrick Hamilton
1947
If He Hollers, Let Him Go de Chester Himes
1945
Two Serious Ladies de Jane Bowles
1943
Native Son de Richard Wright
1940
The Mask of Dimitrios de Eric Ambler
1939
The Grapes of Wrath de John Steinbeck
1939
The Big Sleep de Raymond Chandler
1939
At Swim-Two-Birds de Flann O'Brien
1939
The Day of the Locust de Nathanael West
1939
The Death of the Heart de Elizabeth Bowen
1938
The Code of the Woosters de P. G. Wodehouse
1938
Their Eyes Were Watching God de Zora Neale Hurston
1937
Absalom, Absalom! de William Faulkner
1936
Novel on Yellow Paper de Stevie Smith
1936
The Thinking Reed de Rebecca West
1936
Gaudy Night de Dorothy L. Sayers
1935
Call It Sleep de Henry Roth
1934
Tender is the Night de F. Scott Fitzgerald
1934
Tropic of Cancer de Henry Miller
1934
Red Harvest de Dashiell Hammett
1929
Orlando: A Biography de Virginia Woolf
1928
The Sun Also Rises de Ernest Hemingway
1926
A Lost Lady de Willa Cather
1923
Greenmantle de John Buchan
1916
O Arco-Íris de D. H. Lawrence
1915
Zuleika Dobson de Max Beerbohm
1911
Under Western Eyes de Joseph Conrad
1911
The Iron Heel de Jack London
1907
The Riddle of the Sands de Erskine Childers
1903
O Cão dos Baskerville de Arthur Conan Doyle
1902
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