100 Best Nonfiction Works from the Modern Library - 100 mejores obras de no ficción de la Modern Library

The 100 best novels of Modern Library of the 20th century, we have already told you about the selection of the respected medium Time to give us a list of 100 best novels of all time, which is undoubtedly a surprising list of novels of all kinds and of many great and some will be unknown authors, all of them have well earned that place. Now, in the 20th century, books that are considered great novels were written and for those 20th century novels, the renowned Modern Library made a selection of those best 20th century novels.

This selection was based on the online participation of readers who enthusiastically suggested and chose books, 217,520 people voted for the novels that we now tell you. Although the list dates from 1998 certainly that being twentieth century novels it should not have noticeable changes, that is parallel to the list obtained and with the participation of authorities on the literary subject, the Modern Library also made its list with the preferences of the readers , which we will tell you about in another post. Many of these novels are from Nobel Laureates, from recurring authors on other prestigious lists of notable books.


Ulysess by James Joyce

El Gran Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Lolita de Vladimir Nabokov

Brave New World by Aldoux Huxley

The Sound and Fury of William Faulkner

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler

Sons and Lovers of DH Lawrence

John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath Under the Volcano by Malcom Lowry

The Path of All Flesh by Samuel Butler

1984 by George Orwell

I Claudio by Robert Graves

To the deed of Virgina Woolf

An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser

The Heart of a Lone Hunter by Carson McCullers

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Native son of Richard Wright

Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow

Appointment in Samara of John O'Hara

John Dos Passos's United States Trilogy

Winnesburg Ohio de Sherwood Anderson

Passage to India by EM Forster

The Wings of the Dove by Henry James

Henry James Ambassadors

Smooth is the night by Scott Fitzgerald

The Lonigan Trilogy by James T. Farrell

The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford

George Orwell's Farm Rebellion

Henry James's Golden Cup

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreisser

A handful of Evelyn Vaughn dust

As I Lay Dying de William Faulkner

All the King's Men by Gordon Penn Warren

The San Luis Rey Bridge from Thonrton Wilder

Return to EM Forster's Howards End

Go say it on James Baldwin Mountain

The heart of the matter by Graham Greene

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

James Dickey release

A dance to the music of the time by Anthony Powell

Fight Point Aldoux Huxley Point

The Sun Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Joseph Conrad's Secret Agent

Nostromo de Joseph Conrad

DH Lawrence's Rainbow

Women in love with DH Lawrence

Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer