bookspacePhoto of readermy book lists
 home > bookspace > favorite modern classics

Favorite Modern Classics
"A classic is the term given to any book which comes to represent the whole universe, a book on a par with ancient talismans." ~Italo Calvino    Print this list Print this list
 E-mail this list

Contributed by Kim B     |    Comment on this list     |     1678 views

Cover Art: In%20cold%20blood%20%3A%20a%20true%20account%20of%20a%20multiple%20murder%20and%20its%20consequences%20%2F
In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences /
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
Adult Nonfiction Book 364.1523 C
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: Ender%27s%20game%20%2F
Ender's game /
Card, Orson Scott.
Adult Fiction CARD
Discuss this title with other readersComment (20 comments)
 
Cover Art: Silent%20spring%20%2F
Silent spring /
Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964
Adult Nonfiction Book QH545.P4C38 1994
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20Hunger%20Games%20%2F
The Hunger Games /
Collins, Suzanne
Teen Fiction
Discuss this title with other readersComment (70 comments)
 
Cover Art: Out%20of%20Africa%20%2F
Out of Africa /
Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962
Adult Nonfiction Book 916.762 D
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20seven%20sisters%20%2F
The seven sisters /
Drabble, Margaret, 1939-
Adult Fiction DRABBLE
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: Middlesex%20%2F
Middlesex /
Eugenides, Jeffrey.
Adult Fiction EUGENID
Discuss this title with other readersComment (9 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20great%20Gatsby%20%5Bsound%20recording%5D%20%2F
The great Gatsby [sound recording] /
Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940
Adult Fiction FITZGER
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20diary%20of%20a%20young%20girl%20%2F
The diary of a young girl /
Frank, Anne, 1929-1945.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 F847 2010
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: The%20Forsyte%20saga%20%2F
The Forsyte saga /
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933.
Adult Fiction GALSWORTH
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: One%20hundred%20years%20of%20solitude%20%2F
One hundred years of solitude /
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928-
Adult Fiction GARCIA
Discuss this title with other readersComment (2 comments)
 
Cover Art: Lord%20of%20the%20Flies%20%2F
Lord of the Flies /
Golding, William, 1911-1993
Adult Fiction GOLDING
Discuss this title with other readersComment (10 comments)
 
Cover Art: Catch%2D22%20%2F
Catch-22 /
Heller, Joseph.
Adult Fiction HELLER
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: Brave%20new%20world%20%2F
Brave new world /
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963.
Adult Fiction HUXLEY
Discuss this title with other readersComment (4 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20world%20according%20to%20Garp%20%2F
The world according to Garp /
Irving, John, 1942-
Adult Fiction IRVING
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20lottery%20and%20other%20stories%20%2F
The lottery and other stories /
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965.
Adult Fiction JACKSON
Discuss this title with other readersComment (2 comments)
 
Cover Art: On%20the%20road%20%2F
On the road /
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.
Adult Fiction KEROUAC
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: One%20flew%20over%20the%20cuckoo%27s%20nest%20%2F
One flew over the cuckoo's nest /
Kesey, Ken.
Adult Fiction KESEY
Discuss this title with other readersComment (2 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20stand%20%3A%20the%20complete%20%26%20uncut%20edition%20%2F
The stand : the complete & uncut edition /
King, Stephen, 1947-
Adult Fiction KING
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: The%20bean%20trees%20%5Bsound%20recording%5D%20%2F
The bean trees [sound recording] /
Kingsolver, Barbara.
Adult Fiction KINGSOL
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: The%20poisonwood%20Bible%20%3A%20a%20novel%20%2F
The poisonwood Bible : a novel /
Kingsolver, Barbara.
Adult Fiction KINGSOL
Discuss this title with other readersComment (6 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20giver%20%2F
The giver /
Lowry, Lois.
Children's Fiction LOWRY
Discuss this title with other readersComment (49 comments)
 
Cover Art: A river runs through it : and other stories /
A river runs through it : and other stories
Maclean, Norman, 1902-1990.
Adult Fiction MACLEAN
Discuss this title with other readersComment (3 comments)
 
Cover Art: Life%20of%20Pi%20%3A%20a%20novel%20%2F
Life of Pi : a novel /
Martel, Yann.
Adult Fiction MARTEL
Discuss this title with other readersComment (8 comments)
 
Cover Art: Angela%27s%20ashes%20%3A%20a%20memoir%20%2F
Angela's ashes : a memoir /
McCourt, Frank.
Adult Nonfiction Book 921 M131
Discuss this title with other readersComment (4 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20heart%20is%20a%20lonely%20hunter%20%2F
The heart is a lonely hunter /
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.
Adult Fiction MCCULLE
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: The%20thorn%20birds%20%2F
The thorn birds /
McCullough, Colleen, 1937-
Adult Fiction MCCULLO
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: Atonement%20%3A%20a%20novel%20%2F
Atonement : a novel /
McEwan, Ian.
Adult Fiction MCEWAN
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: Gone%20with%20the%20wind%20%2F
Gone with the wind /
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949.
Adult Fiction MITCHEL
Discuss this title with other readersComment (2 comments)
 
Cover Art: Beloved%20%3A%20a%20novel%20%2F
Beloved : a novel /
Morrison, Toni.
Adult Fiction MORRISO
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20English%20patient%20%3A%20a%20novel%20%2F
The English patient : a novel /
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-
Adult Fiction ONDAATJ
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: 1984%20%3A%20a%20novel%20%2F
1984 : a novel /
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Adult Fiction ORWELL
Discuss this title with other readersComment (3 comments)
 
Cover Art: Atlas%20shrugged%20%2F
Atlas shrugged /
Rand, Ayn
Adult Fiction
Discuss this title with other readersComment (2 comments)
 
Cover Art: Letters%20to%20a%20young%20poet%20%2F
Letters to a young poet /
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926.
Adult Nonfiction Book PT2635.I65Z488 1992
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20catcher%20in%20the%20rye%20%2F
The catcher in the rye /
Salinger, J. D. 1919-2010
Adult Fiction SALINGE
Discuss this title with other readersComment (11 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20stone%20diaries%20%2F
The stone diaries /
Shields, Carol.
Adult Fiction SHIELDS
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: The%20prime%20of%20Miss%20Jean%20Brodie%20%2F
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie /
Spark, Muriel.
Adult Fiction SPARK
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: Angle%20of%20repose%20%2F
Angle of repose /
Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993
Adult Fiction STEGNER
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: Crossing to safety /
Crossing to safety
Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993
Adult Fiction STEGNER
Discuss this title with other readersComment (2 comments)
 
Cover Art: East%20of%20Eden%20%2F
East of Eden /
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
Adult Fiction STEINBE
Discuss this title with other readersComment (6 comments)
 
Cover Art: Olive%20Kitteridge%20%2F
Olive Kitteridge /
Strout, Elizabeth.
Adult Fiction STROUT
Discuss this title with other readersComment (3 comments)
 
Cover Art: Cat%27s%20cradle
Cat's cradle
Vonnegut, Kurt.
Adult Fiction VONNEGU
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: Slaughterhouse%2Dfive%20%3A%20or%2C%20The%20children%27s%20crusade%20%3A%20a%20duty%2Ddance%20with%20death%20%2F
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: The%20color%20purple%20%2F
The color purple /
Walker, Alice, 1944-
Adult Fiction WALKER
Discuss this title with other readersComment (1 comment)
 
Cover Art: Brideshead%20revisited%20%2F
Brideshead revisited /
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966.
Adult Fiction WAUGH
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: Night%20%2F
Night /
Wiesel, Elie, 1928-
Adult Nonfiction Book 940.5315 W
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 
Cover Art: A%20room%20of%20one%27s%20own%20%2F
A room of one's own /
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Adult Nonfiction Book 828.912 W883
Discuss this title with other readersComment (0 comments)
 

Submission Guidelines
Add a Comment about this Book List:
Your name:
Comment:
To help reduce spam, please enter the characters in the image below:

   show new image
=
Kim B's book lists
Your Best Life
You've Got a Friend
You are What You Eat
You Say It's Your Birthday
Wonderfully Weird
What a Life She Had!
Well Read Lives
Unlocked Diaries
Uncoupling
True Crime
Timeless Fiction
The Writer's Life
The Other Hepburn
The Julie and Julia Craze
Stupendous Summer Reads
Short but not Necessarily Sweet
Shakespeare Spinoffs & Snatchings
Redemption
Ranking Ernest Hemingway
Quirky Characters
Political Novels
Oregon Fiction
Ordinary People
One Year of Deliberate Change
Olympic Figure Skating
Offbeat Love Stories
Novellas
Novel Endings
No Stinkin' Thinkin'
Mysteries for people who don't read mysteries
Moving and Settling In
Movies Based on Books
Movie Memoirs and More
Money Matters
Minnesota Authors
Memoirs, Memoirs and More Memoirs
Memoirs You Must Not Miss
Maine on my Mind
Magical Fiction for Grown-ups
It's Easy Being Green
In Praise of Alexander McCall Smith
If You Like Wally Lamb
How to Handle Difficult People
Holiday Fiction
Highly Anticipated Fall Fiction
Hello. My Name is ...
Going Places
Genre Fiction for Those Who Avoid It
Foodie Fiction
First Person Voice
Fictional Takes on Real People
Fictional Librarians
Fiction-like Nonfiction
Fiction set in the Middle Ages
Fascinating Lives
Family Ties
Fabulously Fat Fiction
Experience Life in Another Time and Place
Expatriate Experiences
Everything Judy
Everyone has a Story
Emotions... Men Who Get It!
Dear Ol' Mom and Dad
Cold Enough For You?
Chocolate Covered Fiction
Charleston Yarns
Change the World
Butlers and Maids and Gamekeepers, Oh My!
Books I Could Not Put Down
Best Books of 2009
Bananas and Beans
Authors I Miss
Audrey
Articulate Animals
Are Events Random or Not?
Anticipation
Ahhhhh...
A World of Novels
hcl mobile app
hclib
mobile
app
Facebook Twitter Tumblr YouTube Vimeo Flickr Federal Depository Library Federal
Depository
Library
Hennepin County Government Hennepin
County
Government
© 2014  Hennepin County Library12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Comments and Feedback    |    RSS