College Bound Students

Below is a recommended reading list for College bound students along with the Olean Public Library call numbers for the books.

Aeschylus. Orestia 882.01 A
Anonymous. Beowulf 829.3 B
Anonymous. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 821.1 P
Aristophanes. Lysistrata 882 A
Aristotle. Politics 320.1 A
Augustine, Saint. Confessions 242 A
Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice FIC AUSTEN
Beckett, Samuel. Waiting for Godot 842.914 B
Bible 220.52 B
Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre FIC BRONTE
Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights FIC BRONTE
Camus, Albert. The Stranger FIC CAMUS
Carroll, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland FIC CARROLL
Cather, Willa. My Antonia FIC CATHER
Cervantes, Miguel de. Don Quixote FIC CERVANTES
Chaucer, Geoffrey. Canterbury Tales 821 C
Chekhov, Anton. The Cherry Orchard 891.723 C
Chopin, Kate. The Awakening FIC CHOPIN
Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness 823 C
Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage FIC CRANE
Dante. Inferno 851 D
Darwin, Charles. Origin of Species 575.5 D
Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. FIC DEFOE
Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations FIC DICKENS
Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Crime and Punishment FIC DOSTOEVSKY
Eliot, George. The Mill On the Floss FIC ELIOT
Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man FIC ELLISON
Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Essays 818.309 E
Euripides. Medea 882 E
Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury FIC FAULKNER
Fielding, Henry. Tom Jones FIC PB FIELDING
Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby FIC FITZGERALD
Flaubert, Gustave. Madame Bovary FIC FLAUBERT
Forster, E.M. A Passage to India FIC FORSTER
Franklin, Benjamin. Autobiography BIO FRANKLIN
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. One Hundred Years of Solitude FIC GARCIA MARQUEZ
Goethe, Johann von. Faust, Part I 832.6 G
Golding, William. Lord of the Flies FIC GOLDING
Hamilton, Edith. Mythology 292.13 H
Hardy, Thomas. Tess of D’Urbervilles FIC HARDY
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter FIC HAWTHORNE
Hemingway, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms FIC HEMINGWAY
Homer. Odyssey 883 H
Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes Were Watching God FIC HURSTON
Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World FIC HUXLEY
Ibsen, Henrik. A Doll’s House 839.822 I
Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man FIC JOYCE
Kafka, Franz. The Trial FIC KAFKA
Lawrence, D. H. Sons and Lovers FIC LAWRENCE
Lewis, Sinclair. Babbitt FIC LEWIS
Machiavelli, Niccolo. The Prince 320.1 M
Mann, Thomas. Death in Venice FIC PB MANN
Marlowe, Christopher. Doctor Faustus 828 M
Marx, Karl. Communist Manifesto 335.4 M
Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick FIC MELVILLE
Miller, Arthur. Death of a Salesman 812 M
Milton, John. Paradise Lost 821 M
Montaigne, Michel de. Selected Essays 844 M
Morrison, Toni. Sula FIC MORRISON
O’Connor, Flannery. A Good Man Is Hard to Find 813.54 O
O’Neill, Eugene. Desire Under the Elms 812 O
Orwell, George. Animal Farm FIC ORWELL
Paton, Alan. Cry, the Beloved Country FIC PATON
Plato. Republic 888 P
Poe, Edgar Allan. Great Tales and Poems FIC POE
Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye FIC PB SALINGER
Scott, Sir Walter. Ivanhoe FIC SCOTT
Shakespeare, William. Hamlet 822.33 S
Shaw, George Bernard. Pygmalion 822 S
Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein FIC SHELLEY
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex 882.08 C
Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath FIC STEINBECK
Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver’s Travels FIC SWIFT
Thoreau, Henry David. Walden 818 T
Tolstoy, Leo. War and Peace FIC TOLSTOY
Turgenev, Ivan. Fathers and Sons 891.733 T
Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn FIC TWAIN
Updike, John. Rabbit, Run FIC UPDIKE
Virgil. The Aeneid 873 V
Voltaire. Candide FIC VOLTAIRE
Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse Five FIC VONNEGUT
Walker, Alice. The Color Purple FIC WALKER
Wharton, Edith. The Age of Innocence FIC PB WHARTON
Whitman, Walt. Leaves of Grass 811 W
Wilde, Oscar. The Importance of Being Ernest 828 W
Wilder, Thornton. Our Town 812.52 W
Williams, Tennessee. The Glass Menagerie 812 W
Woolf, Virginia. To the Lighthouse FIC WOOLF
Wright, Richard. Native Son FIC PB WRIGHT

(Taken from Reading Lists for College-Bound Students, Second Edition. Doug Estell, Michele L. Satchwell and Patricia S. Wright. New York: Macmillan, 1993.)

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