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50 Greatest Books of All Time

A list of the 50 greatest books of all time as determined by a panel of secret judges for The Globe and Mail. The books are not ranked.
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Iliad
Iliad
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The Odyssey
The Odyssey
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Antigone (Sophocles)
Antigone (Sophocles)
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Oedipus Rex
Oedipus Rex
5
The Histories
The Histories
6
Oedipus at Colonus (Sophocles)
Oedipus at Colonus (Sophocles)
7
The Republic
The Republic
8
Mahabharata
Mahabharata
9
Confessions
Confessions
10
Quran
Quran
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The Tale of Genji
The Tale of Genji
12
The Decameron
The Decameron
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13
The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
14
The Prince
The Prince
15
Essays
Essays
16
Don Quixote
Don Quixote
17
King Lear
King Lear
18
The King James Bible
The King James Bible
19
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems
20
The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy by Isaac
The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy by Isaac
21
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels
22
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (David Hume)
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (David Hume)
23
Encyclopedie
Encyclopedie
24
The Social Contract
The Social Contract
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25
The Wealth of Nations (Adam Smith)
The Wealth of Nations (Adam Smith)
26
Critique of Pure Reason
Critique of Pure Reason
27
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Mary Wollstonecraft)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Mary Wollstonecraft)
28
Faust
Faust
29
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
30
Moby Dick
Moby Dick
31
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
32
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
33
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
34
Our Mutual Friend
Our Mutual Friend
35
Das Kapital (Karl Marx)
Das Kapital (Karl Marx)
36
War and Peace
War and Peace
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37
Middlemarch
Middlemarch
38
The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov
39
The Portrait of a Lady
The Portrait of a Lady
40
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
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