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Cold Comfort Farm
Stella Gibbons

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1932

Collapse
Jared Diamond

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2004

Columbine
Dave Cullen

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2009

Columbus
Joaquin Miller

Nonfiction | Poem | Middle Grade | Published in 1900

Come and Get It
Kiley Reid

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2024

Coming Of Age In Mississippi
Anne Moody

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1968

Coming Up for Air
George Orwell

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1939

Common Sense
Thomas Paine

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1776

Commonwealth
Ann Patchett

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2016

Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
Atul Gawande

Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Adult | Published in 2002

Compromise of 1850
Henry Clay

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1850

Concerning the Spiritual in Art
Wassily Kandinsky

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1911

Concluding Unscientific Postscript
Søren Kierkegaard

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1846

Concord Hymn
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1836

Concrete Rose
Angie Thomas

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2021

Conditional Citizens: On Belonging in America
Laila Lalami

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2020

Confess
Colleen Hoover

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2015

Confessions
Saint Augustine

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 400

Confessions
Kanae Minato, Transl. Stephen Snyder

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2008

Confessions of a Mask
Yukio Mishima

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1949

Confessions of the Fox
Jordy Rosenberg

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

Confessions on the 7:45
Lisa Unger

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

Conscientious Objector
Edna St. Vincent Millay

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1934

Consider The Lobster
David Foster Wallace

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 2004

Consilience
Edward O. Wilson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1998

Consolation Of Philosophy
Boethius

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 524

Constitution of United States of America
Constitutional Convention

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1787

Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket
Jack Finney

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1956

Continuity of Parks
Julio Cortázar

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1964

Convenience Store Woman
Sayaka Murata, Transl. Ginny Tapley Takemori

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2016

Conversations with Friends
Sally Rooney

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

Coolie
Mulk Raj Anand

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1936

Copenhagen
Michael Frayn

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1998

Copper Sun
Sharon M. Draper

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2006

Coraline
Neil Gaiman

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2002

Cora Unashamed
Langston Hughes

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1933

Corregidora
Gayl Jones

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1975

Cosmopolitanism
Kwame Anthony Appiah

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2006

Cosmos
Carl Sagan

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1980

Cost of Living
Martyna Majok

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 2016

Cotton Comes To Harlem
Chester Himes

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1964

Counterfeit
Kirstin Chen

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

Counterparts
James Joyce

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1914

Counting by 7s
Holly Goldberg Sloan

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2013

Counting Descent
Clint Smith

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2016

Counting the Cost
Jill Duggar, Derick Dillard

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2023

Courtroom 302
Steve Bogira

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2005

Crabbe
William Bell

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1986

Cracker
Cynthia Kadohata

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2005

Cracking India
Bapsi Sidhwa

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1988

Cranford
Elizabeth Gaskell

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1853

Crank
Ellen Hopkins

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | YA | Published in 2004

Crash
Jerry Spinelli

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1996

Crave
Tracy Wolff

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2020

Crazy Brave: A Memoir
Joy Harjo

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2012

Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop
William Butler Yeats

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1932

Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2013

Credence
Penelope Douglas

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

Crenshaw
Katherine Applegate

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2015

Crime and Punishment
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1866

Crimes of the Heart
Beth Henley

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1982

Crispin: The Cross of Lead
Avi

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2002

Critical Chain
Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1997

Critique of Pure Reason
Immanuel Kant

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1781

Crito
Plato

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | BCE

Crome Yellow
Aldous Huxley

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1921

Crook County
Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2016

Crooked House
Agatha Christie

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1949

Crooked Kingdom: A Sequel to Six of Crows
Leigh Bardugo

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2016

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Tom Franklin

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2009

Crook Manifesto
Colson Whitehead

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

Cross Down
James Patterson

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

Crossed
Ally Condie

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2011

Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
Walt Whitman

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1856

Crossing the Bar
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1889

Crossing the Mangrove
Maryse Condé

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1989

Crossing the Wire
Will Hobbs

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2006

Crossing to Safety
Wallace Stegner

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1987

Cross of Gold
Robert W. Cherny, William Jennings Bryan

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1896

Crossroads
Jonathan Franzen

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

Crow Lake
Mary Lawson

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2002

Crown of Midnight
Sarah J. Maas

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2013

Crumbs From the Table of Joy
Lynn Nottage

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1998

Crusoe in England
Elizabeth Bishop

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1971

Crying in H Mart
Michelle Zauner

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2021

Cry, the Beloved Country
Alan Paton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1948

Cue for Treason
Geoffrey Trease

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1940

Cujo
Stephen King

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1981

Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism
Amanda Montell

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2023