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Fantasy

Epic fantasy

Essential works
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The Lord of the Rings
(1954–1955)
by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Black Company
The Black Company
(1984—)
by Glen Cook
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A Song of Ice and Fire
(1996—)
by George R. R. Martin
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Malazan Book
(1999–2011)
by Steven Erikson
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The First Law
(2006—)
by Joe Abercrombie
Additional epic fantasy
The Coldfire Trilogy (1991—1995) by C.S. Friedman
The Silmarillion (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien
Shannara (1977—) by Terry Brooks
The Swordbearer (1982) by Glen Cook
The Wheel of Time (1990—2013) by Robert Jordan
The Deed of Paksenarrion (1992) by Elizabeth Moon
Mistborn (2006–2008) by Brandon Sanderson
The Kingkiller Chronicle (2007—) by Patrick Rothfuss
The Book of The New Sun (1980) by Gene Wolfe


Young Adult

Essential works
Thehobbit
The Hobbit
(1937)
by J. R. R. Tolkien
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Earthsea
(1968–2001)
by Ursula K. LeGuin
Pawn of Prophecy
The Belgariad
(1982–1984)
by David Eddings
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His Dark Materials
(1995–2000)
by Philip Pullman
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter
(1997–2007)
by J. K. Rowling
Additional Young Adult
Watership Down (1972) by Richard Adams


Weird fiction

Essential works
House on the Borderland
The House on the Borderland
(1908)
William Hope Hodgson
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At the Mountains of Madness
(1936)
by H. P. Lovecraft
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Perdido Street Station
(2000)
by China Miéville
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City of Saints and Madmen
(2001)
by Jeff VanderMeer
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The Emperor of Dreams
(2002)
by Clark Ashton Smith
Additional weird fiction
The Shadow Over Innsmouth (1931) by H. P. Lovecraft
Kraken (2010) by China Miéville
The Wasp Factory (1984) by Iain Banks
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Horror

Classic Horror

Essential works
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Frankenstein
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by Mary Shelley
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Dracula
( )
by Bram Stoker
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The Monk
( )
by Matthew Lewis
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The Turn of the Screw
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by Henry James
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The Complete Stories and Poems
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by Edgar Allen Poe
Additional Classic Horror
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde () by Robert Stevenson
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow () by Washington Irving
The King in Yellow () by Robert Chambers
Melmoth the Wanderer () by Charles Maturin
Ghost and Other Stories () by Ambrose Bierce
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20th Century Horror

Essential works
Collected Stories of Lovecraft
Collected Stories
( )
by H.P. Lovecraft
Best Ghost Stories
Best Ghost Stories
( )
by Algernon Blackwood
Casting the Runes
Casting the Runes and Other Stories
( )
by M.R. James
It
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( )
by Stephen King
House on the Borderland
House on the Borderland
( )
by William Hope Hodgson
Additional 20th Century Horror
The Tenant () by Roland Topor
Pet Sematary () by Stephen King
Boy in Darkness () by Mervyn Peake
the Haunting of Hill House () by Shirley Jackson
I Am Legend () by Richard Matheson
The Silence of the Lambs () by Thomas Harris
Song of Kali () by Dan Simmons
Something Wicked This Way Comes () by Ray Bradbury
Books of Blood () by Clive Barker
The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories () by Horacio Quiroga
Japanese Gothic Tales () by Kyoka Izumi
Kwaidan () by Lafcadio Hearn
Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination () by Edogawa Ranpo
The Blind Owl () by Sadegh Hedayat
The Golem () by Gustav Meyrink
Beast of the Heartland and Other Stories () by Lucius Shepard
Lukundoo () by Edward Lucas White
Cold Hand in Mine: Strange Stories () by Robert Aickman
Cold Tales () by Virgilio Piñera
The Other Side () by Alfred Kubin
Aura () by Carlos Fuentes


New Horror

Essential works
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Mystery/Crime

Essential works
Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
()
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Big Sleep
The Big Sleep
()
by Raymond Chandler
The Complete Father Brown Stories
The Complete Father Brown Stories
()
by G.K. Chesterton
The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon
()
by Dashiell Hammett
That Awful Mess
That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana
()
by Carlo Emilio Gadda
Additional Crime/Mystery
The Thirty-Nine Steps () by John Buchan
The Name of the Rose () by Umberto Eco
Tales of Mystery & Imagination () by Edgar Allen Poe
Tales from Two Pockets () by Karel Capek
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold () by John le Carre
Rebecca () by Daphne du Maurier
Fatale () by Jean-Pierre Manchette
Three to Kill () by Jean-Pierre Manchette
The End of Lieutenant Boruvka () by Josef Svorecky
Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination () by Edogawa Ranpo
The Black Lizard and Beast in the Shadows () by Edogawa Ranpo
The Curious Casebook of Inspector Hanshichi () by Kido Okamoto
Death of a Red Heroine () by Xiaolong Qui
Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee () by Robert van Gulik
I Spit on Your Graves () by Boris Vian
The Dead All Have the Same Skin () by Boris Vian
The New York Trilogy () by Paul Auster
Gun, With Occasional Music () by Jonathan Lethem
The Long Goodbye () by Raymond Chandler
Inherent Vice () by Thomas Pynchon
The Shooting Party () by Anton Chekhov
The Yiddish Policemen's Union () by Michael Chabon
The Postman Always Rings Twice () by James M. Cain
Fantomas () by Marcel Allain
Dirty Snow () by Georges Simenon
Rogue Male () by Geoffrey Household
The Big Clock () by Kenneth Fearing
Photo Shop Murder () by Young-Ha Kim



Romance

Essential works
Daphnis and Chloe
Daphnhis and Chloe
()
by Longus
The Song of Solomon
Song of Songs
()
by Solomon
The Story of the Stone
The Story of the Stone
()
by Cao Xueqin
Troilus and Criseyde
Troilus and Criseyde
()
by Geoffrey Chaucer
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
()
by Leo Tolstoy
Additional Romance
Love in The Time of Cholera () by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Sound of Waves () by Yukio Mishima
Dom Casmurro () by Machado de Assis
The Hour of the Star () by Clarice Lispector
The Maias () by Eca de Queiros
Jamilia () by Chingiz Aitmatov
Six Records of a Floating Life () by Shen Fu
Gone with the Wind () by Margaret Mitchell
Rebecca () by Daphne du Maurier
Nadja () by Andre Breton
Lady Chatterley's Lover () by D.H. Lawrence
The Romance of Tristan and Iseult () by Joseph Bedier
The Betrothed () by Alessandro Manzoni
A Room With a View () by E.M. Forster
Far from the Madding Crowd () by Thomas Hardy
Camille () by Alexander Dumas
The French Lieutenant's Woman () by John Fowles
The Red and the Black () by Stendhal
The Bachelor of Arts () by R.K. Narayan
The Enchanted April () by Elizabeth von Arnim
Love in a Fallen City () by Eileen Chang
The Tale of Genji () by Murasaki Shikibu
First Love () by Ivan Turgenev


Science fiction

Dystopian science fiction

Essential works
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Brave New World
(1931)
by Aldous Huxley
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Nineteen Eighty-Four
(1949)
by George Orwell
Farenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
(1953)
by Ray Bradbury
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Logan's Run
(1967)
by William F. Nolan & George Clayton Johnson
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A Scanner Darkly
(1977)
by Philip K. Dick
Additional dystopian science fiction
The Iron Heel (1908) by Jack London
We (1921) by Yevgeny Zamyatin
Kallocain (1940) by Karin Boye
The Man in the High Castle (1962) by Philip K. Dick
Stand on Zanzibar (1968) by John Brunner
The World Inside (1971) by Robert Silverberg
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said (1974) by Philip K. Dick
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang (1976) by Kate Wilhelm
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood
The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry
Dune (1965) by Frank Herbert
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