On Liberty by John Stuart Mill
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
Republic by Plato
The Confessions by Augustine (translated by Maria Boulding)
The Odyssey by Homer and translated by Emily Wilson
Frankenstein (Book) by Mary Shelley
The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright
Scoop by Evelyn Waugh
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
If This Is a Man by Primo Levi
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960 by Anna Schwartz & Milton Friedman
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
Dialogues and Natural History of Religion by David Hume
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Iliad by Homer
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland by Christopher Browning
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin & James Costa
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Freedom from Fear by Aung San Suu Kyi
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez, translated by Gregory Rabassa
This Time Is Different by Carmen Reinhart & Kenneth Rogoff
The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Ulysses by James Joyce
Red Memory: The Afterlives of China's Cultural Revolution by Tania Branigan
On War by Carl von Clausewitz
Mengzi: With Selections from Traditional Commentaries by Mengzi
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David S Landes
The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Moneyball by Michael Lewis
The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen
Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman and translated by Robert Chandler
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih