Century of Books

1900 Sister Carrie Dreiser Theodore
1901 The Hound of the Baskerville Doyle Arthur Conan
1902 The Story of my Life Keller Helen
1903 The Cherry Orchard Chekhov Anton
1904 Peter Pan Barrie J. M.
1905 The House of Mirth Wharton Edith
1906 Men of Niagara DuBois W. E. B.
1907 Fraulein Schmidt/Mr. Anstruthers Von Arnim Elizabeth
1908 Buried Alive Bennett Arnold
1909 The Railway Children Nesbitt E.
1910 Howards End Forster E.M.
1911 Ethan Frome Wharton Edith
1912 Pygmalion Shaw George Bernard
1913 Le Grand Meaulnes Fournier Alain
1914 Seventeen Tarkington Booth
1915 The Thirty Nine Steps Buchan John
1916 Trifles Gaspell Susan
1917 Parnassus on Wheels Morley Christopher
1918 Patricia Brent, Spinster Jenkins Herbert
1919 South Expedition 1914-1917 Shackleton Ernest
1920 Main Street Lewis Sinclair
1921 Indiscretions of Archie Wodehouse  P. G.
1922 The Worst Journey in the World Cherry-Garard  Apsley
1923 The Ladies of Lyndon Kennedy  Margaret
1924 A Passage to India Forster E. M.
1925 The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald F. Scott
1926 Winnie the Pooh Milne A. A.
1927 The Good Soldier Ford Ford Madox
1928 All Quiet on the Western Front Remarque Erich
1929 The Country of the Pointed Firs Orne-Jewett Sarah
1930  TBA    
1931 Mapp and Lucia Benson E. F.
1932 Dangerous Liaisons Priestley J. B.
1933 The Night the Ghost Got In Thurber James
1934 Demon in the House Thirkell Angela
1935 Little House on the Prairie Ingalls Wilder Laura
1936 The Wind Scarborough Dorothy
1937 Their Eyes Were Watching God Hurston Zora Neale
1938 The Yearling Kinnan Marjorie
1939 As for Me and My House Ross  Sinclair
1940 TBA
1941 TBA
1942 Mrs. Parkington Brumfield Louis
1943 Bedknobs and Broomsticks Norton Mary
1944 Winter Wheat Walker Mildred
1945 London Belongs to Me Collins Norman
1946 Hiroshima Hersey John
1947 Of Love and Hunger Maclaren-Ross Julian
1948 Rope Hitchcock Alfred
1949 Love in a Cold Climate Mitford Nancy
1950 Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Lewis C. S.
1951 The Day of the Triffids Wyndham John
1952 Charlotte’s Web White E. B.
1953 The Light in the Forest Richter Conrad
1954 All Summer in a Day Bradbury Ray
1955 The Passion of Miss Judith Hearne Moore Brian
1956 Like One of the Family Childress Alice
1957 4:50 to Paddington Christie Agatha
1958 Cocktail Time Wodehouse P. G.
1959 The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner Sillitoe Alan
1960 The Tenth Man (play) Chayefsy Paddy
1961 No Fond Return of Love Pym Barbara
1962 One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Solzhenitsyn Aleksander
1963 Brightness Jenkins Elizabeth
1964 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden Green Hannah
1965 Stoner Williams John
1966 Wide Sargasso Sea Rhys Jean
1967 Picnic at Hanging Rock Lindsay Joan
1968 Paddington Goes to Town Bond Michael
1969 As I Went out one Midsummer Morning Lee Laurie
1970 Are you there, God? It’s Me, Margaret Blume Judy
1971 Don’t Look Now and Other Stories du Maurier Daphne
1972 The Stepford Wives Levin Ira
1973 Sula Morrison Toni
1974 The Countryman Cottage Life Archer Fred
1975 The Woman Warrior   Kingston  Maxine Hong
1976 TBA
1977 Essays White E. B.
1978 Stopping by Woods One Snowy Evening Frost/Rbt Jeffers/Susan
1979 So Long, See You Tomorrow Maxwell William
1980 Endings Prochnik Leon
1981 Waking Figes Eva
1982 The Color Purple Walker Alice
1983 Life Before Man Atwood Margaret
1984 Hotel du Lac Brookner Anita
1985 Merle and Other Stories Marshall Paule
1986 Only in London al-Shaykh Hana
1987 Coasting Raban Jonathan
1988 No Idle Hands (social history/knitting) Macdonald Anne
1989 Plain and Simple Bender Sue
1990 American Woman (diaries NF) Rappaport Doreen
1991 Friends at Thrush Green  Read  Miss
1992 Letter to New York Hanff Helen
1993 TBA
1994 Dunster Mortimer John
1995 Felicia’s Journey William Trevor
1996 Talking Dirt Campbell Jeff
1997 Seedfolks Fleischman Paul
1998 Comfort Woman Keller Nora Okja
1999 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Chbosky Stephen
2000 Readings Dirda Michael