Friday, February 23, 2007

Top 10 works of literature: Norman Mailer

The top ten works of literature according to Norman Mailer:

1 Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy

2 War and Peace Leo Tolstoy

3 Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky

4 The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoevsky

5 Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen

6 U.S.A. (trilogy) John Dos Passos

7 Moby-Dick Herman Melville

8 The Red and the Black Stendhal

9 Buddenbrooks Thomas Mann

10 Labyrinths Jorge Luis Borges

From The Top Ten: Writers Pick their Favourite Books, J. Peder Zane, editor, reprinted in the London Times.