50 Essential Classics
These are our picks for the 50 most essential classic books. You know, the ones that everyone should get around to reading sooner, rather than later. These books have meant a great deal to readers throughout the centuries, and they distinguish themselves as firsts and bests, sure, but also unexpected, astonishing, and boundary-breaking additions to the canon.
avg. score: 14 of 50 (27%)
required scores: 1, 5, 10, 14, 20