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Off Season by Jack Ketchum

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

Is it Time to Stop Treating Leo Tolstoy as Novelist?

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Netherland by Joseph O'Neill

NW by Zadie Smith

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

Mindswap by Robert Sheckley

Mulligan Stew by Gilbert Sorrentino

Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais

Leviathan by Paul Auster

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

Little, Big by John Crowley

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Missing Person by Patrick Modiano

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Fifty Years Ago, Kingsley Amis Had A Mid-Life Crisis And Turned To James Bond For Help

Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott

Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco

Life A User's Manual by Georges Perec

I, Robot by Isaac Asimov

Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon

Herovit’s World by Barry N. Malzberg

Light by M. John Harrison

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino

How Alice Got to Wonderland

Hothouse by Brian Aldiss

Ghost Stories of a Antiquarian by M.R. James

Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

Gateway by Frederik Pohl

I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison

The Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

Home by Marilynne Robinson

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

Henry James, Horror Writer

Falling Man by Don DeLillo

Dimension of Miracles by Robert Sheckley

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Hell House by Richard Matheson

Hawksmoor by Peter Ackroyd

Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

The Most Dangerous Sci-Fi Anthology: A Look Back at Harlan Ellison’s Dangerous Visions (1967)

Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

Dying Inside by Robert Silverberg

Gulliver's Travels and the Birth of Genre Fiction

Grendel by John Gardner

From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne

Ghost Story by Peter Straub

Generation Loss by Elizabeth Hand

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said by Philip K. Dick

Escape from Mango Street

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Fritz Leiber at 100

Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Fix-up Artist: The Chaotic SF of A.E. van Vogt

Fledgling by Octavia Butler

Emphyrio by Jack Vance

Daniel Martin by John Fowles

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

Cosmos by Witold Gombrowicz

Europe Central by William T. Vollmann

Books of Blood by Clive Barker

Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke

Can a Dictionary be a Novel?

City by Clifford Simak

Dune by Frank Herbert

Cloudstreet by Tim Winton

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Death in a Delphi Seminar by Norman N. Holland

Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany

Ken Kesey’s Novel-in-a-Box

Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel García Márquez

Italo Calvino’s Forgotten Science Fiction Masterpiece

Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber

Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock

Camp Concentration by Thomas M. Disch

A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke

Bug Jack Barron by Norman Spinrad

Carrie by Stephen King

Blindness by José Saramago

Beloved by Toni Morrison

American Pastoral by Philip Roth

Aurua by Carlos Fuentes

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien

Agapē Agape: William Gaddis's Strange Novel About Player Pianos

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Did the Apollo Moon Landing Put a Dagger in the Heart of Science Fiction? Essay by Ted Gioia

A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami

Buddenbrooks and the Novel of Business

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

Burning Chrome by William Gibson

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

2666 by Roberto Bolaño

Dangerous Laughter by Steven Millhauser

Getting to the End of Gravity's Rainbow

Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

4-3-2-1 by Paul Auster

Death With Interruptions by José Saramago

Coming Through Slaughter by Michael Ondaatje

Gods Without Men by Hari Kunzru

F by Daniel Kehlmann

World War Z by Max Brooks

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Wizard of the Crow by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Charles Dickens and the Christmas Ghost Story

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

London Fields by Martin Amis

Lost Time: Lectures on Proust in a Soviet Prison Camp by Józef Czapski

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Brasyl by Ian McDonald

Notes on Conceptual Fiction

Perdido Street Station by China Miéville

Martin Gardner: The Most Interesting Man in the World

A Collapse of Horses by Brian Evenson

Embassytown by China Miéville

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon

A Maggot by John Fowles

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Hav by Jan Morris

Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia Butler

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

The Recognitions by William Gaddis

Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Ada, or Ardor

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Around the Moon by Jules Verne

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Ramsey Campbell's Quest to Become the Nabokov of Horror Writing

Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link

Gnomon by Nick Harkaway

Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany

Answered Prayers by Truman Capote

Revisiting James Joyce's Dubliners

Crash by J.G. Ballard

Equal Danger by Leonardo Sciascia

The Weirdest 1960s Novel of Them All

The Peripheral by William Gibson

A Void by Georges Perec

Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein

Cloud Atlas by David Mtichell

The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

The Library by Zoran Zivkovic

Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart

John Dies at the End by David Wong

The Master by Colm Tóibín

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos

The Many Lives of James Joyce

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Lime Works by Thomas Bernhard

The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell

The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R. Delany

The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen

The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Known World by Edward P. Jones

The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Finnegans Wake Toolkit

The Kingdom of This World by Alejo Carpentier

The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chalmers

The Group by Mary McCarthy

The Famished Road by Ben Okri

The Human Stain by Philip Roth

Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon

The Strange Interpretations of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The Genocides by Thomas M. Disch

The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells

The Fifty Year Sword by Mark Z. Danielewski

The Illuminatus! Trilogy by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Golden Ass by Apuleius

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

Tales of Mystery & Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe

The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Solaris by Stanislaw Lem

The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor by Cameron McCabe

The Final Programme by Michael Moorcock

The End of the Affair by Graham Greene

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

The Female Man by Joanna Russ

The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

The Book of Laughter & Forgetting by Milan Kundera

The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The City and the City by China Miéville

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard

The Crystal World by J.G. Ballard

The Erasers by Alain Robbe-Grillet

The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester

The Cipher by Kathe Koja

The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

The Atrocity Exhibition by J.G. Ballard

The Dark Eidolon by Clark Ashton Smith

Point Omega by Don DeLillo

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Were Ambrose Bierce's Ghost Stories Inspired by Undiagnosed Agoraphobia?

The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie

Runaway by Alice Munro

The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

Manhattan Transfer: The American Novel as Scrapbook Essay by Ted Gioia

Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

The Centauri Device by M. John Harrison

The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber

Strangers by Taichi Yamada

Robert Heinlein at One Hundred

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Castle by Franz Kafka

Suddenly, A Knock on the Door by Etgar Keret

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Report on Probability A by Brian Aldiss

When Jean-Paul Sartre Cured Existential Angst with a Jazz Record

Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

The Big Time by Fritz Leiber

Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed

How Henry James Invented Modern Fiction with The Ambassadors (1903)

The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor

The Weird 1968 New Wave Sci-Fi Novel That Correctly Predicted the Current Day

The Bass Saxophone by Josef Škvorecký

Submission by Michel Houellebecq

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon

Oblivion by David Foster Wallace

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Slan by A. E. van Vogt

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Possession: A Romance by A.S. Byatt

Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Orfeo by Richard Powers

Some of Your Blood by Theodore Sturgeon

Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson

Purity by Jonathan Franzen

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Nightwings by Robert Silverberg

Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

Ringworld by Larry Niven

Mysteries of Winterthurn by Joyce Carol Oates

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

JR by William Gaddis

The Forgotten Tolstoy Novel: A Reappraisal of Resurrection (1899)

Psycho by Robert Bloch

The Novels of John Fowles: A Reassessment

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Ravelstein by Saul Bellow

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

Norstrilia by Cordwainer Smith

Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson

Border Distrubances by Gerald Murnane

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Our Story Begins by Tobias Wolff

Nova by Samuel R. Delany

King Kong by Edgar Wallace

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Old School by Tobias Wolff

Hunger by Knut Hamsun

More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon

Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R.A. Lafferty

Man in the Dark by Paul Auster

Gun, With Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem

Moderan by David R. Bunch

Love in the Ruins by Walker Percy

The Great American Novel That Wasn’t

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

The Sherlock Holmes of the Occult World

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

Hieroglyphic Tales by Horace Walpole

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

Is The Castle of Otranto the Clumsiest Classic Novel?

Exercises in Style by Raymond Queneau

The Humans by Matt Haig

The Plot Against America by Philip Roth

Last Stories and Other Stories by William T. Vollmann

Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Dracula by Bram Stoker

Your Face Tomorrow by Javier Marías

Berta Isla by Javier Marías

The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

A Heart So White by Javier Marías

The Making of Ulysses

A Mercy by Toni Morrison

The Adventurer's Guide to Finnegans Wake

Exhuming Robert Musil: A Fresh Look at The Man Without Qualities

The Martian by Andy Weir

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

The Great San Francisco Magical Realism Novel

Barefoot in the Head by Brian Aldiss

Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald

Among Others by Jo Walton

Ray Bradbury at Ninety: An Appreciation

Lush Life by Richard Price

Did Vladimir Nabokov Write the Great Refugee Novel?

His Master's Voice by Stanislaw Lem

The Nameless by Ramsey Campbell

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The Day of the Owl by Leonardo Sciascia

Store of the Worlds by Robert Sheckley

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

The Dragon Masters by Jack Vance

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles

Swords and Deviltry by Fritz Leiber

Noir by Robert Coover

Leo Tolstoy and the Marriage Plot

The Mixed Men by A. E. van Vogt

The Scariest of Them All: A Tribute to Richard Matheson

Invisible by Paul Auster

How to Win at Hopscotch

An Essay on Wittgenstein's Mistress in the Style of Wittgenstein's Mistress Essay by Ted Gioia

To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip José Farmer

The World of Null-A By A. E. van Vogt

The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

Ubik by Philip K. Dick

Warm Worlds and Otherwise by James Tiptree, Jr.

Time Enough for Love by Robert Heinlein

A Tribute to Harper Lee and Her Great Southern Novel

When Science Fiction Grew Up

Williams Burroughs, Abstinence Teacher: A New Reading of The Ticket That Exploded

White Teeth by Zadie Smith

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

The World Inside by Robert Silverberg

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

This Immortal by Roger Zelazny

The Voyage of the Space Beagle by A. E. van Vogt

Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh

White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

The State of the Art by Iain M. Banks

The Song is You by Arthur Phillips

Why Only Revolutions Will Not Be Televised

Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin

William Gaddis’s Eight Rules of Unruly Dialogue

Leo Tolstoy and the End of History

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Why Gregory Bateson Matters

What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson

Utopia by Thomas More

Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh

VALIS by Philip K. Dick


The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

The Voyeur by Alain Robbe-Grillet

Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson

Tristram Shandy and the Birth of Postmodernism

Time’s Arrow by Martin Amis

The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike

The Trial by Franz Kafka

The View from the Seventh Layer by Kevin Brockmeier

The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō Abe

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

The Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien

The White Hotel by D.M. Thomas

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein

The Wanderer by Fritz Leiber

The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason

The Passion According to G.H. by Clarice Lispector

The Prone Gunman by Jean-Patrick Manchette

The Rynox Murder by Philip MacDonald

The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño

The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

The Rediscovery of Man by Cordwainer Smith

William Burroughs's Mexican Adventure: A Look Back at The Soft Machine by Ted Gioia

The Republic of Wine by Mo Yan

The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

The Orange Eats Creeps by Grace Krilanovich

The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann

The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster

The Pledge by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

The Magus by John Fowles

The Infatuations by Javier Marías

The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

The Serialist by David Gordon

The Other by Thomas Tryon

The Sea by John Banville

The Loser by Thomas Bernhard

The Rise of the Fragmented Novel: An Essay in 27 Fragments

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Pale King by David Foster Wallace

The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter

The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells

The Obscene Bird of Night by José Donoso

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon