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Culture and Imperialism
Edward Said

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1993

Cupid and Psyche
Apuleius

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 170

Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto
Vine Deloria Jr.

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1969

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2009

Cyclops
Euripides

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 422

Cynthia in the Snow
Gwendolyn Brooks

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1956

Cyrano de Bergerac
Edmond Rostand

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1897

The Cabin at the End of the World
Paul Tremblay

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

The Cage
Ruth Minsky Sender

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Middle Grade | Published in 1986

The Calcutta Chromosome
Amitav Ghosh

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1996

The Call of Cthulhu
H. P. Lovecraft

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1928

The Call of the Wild
Jack London

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1903

The Cancer Journals
Audre Lorde

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 1980

The Candy House
Jennifer Egan

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Candymakers
Wendy Mass

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2010

The Candy Shop War
Brandon Mull

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2007

The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult | Published in 1400

The Canterville Ghost
Oscar Wilde

Fiction | Novella | Adult | Published in 1887

The Canyon's Edge
Dusti Bowling

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Middle Grade | Published in 2020

The Cardboard Kingdom
Chad Sell

Fiction | Graphic Novel/Book | Middle Grade | Published in 2018

The Carriage
Nikolai Gogol

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1836

The Cartographers
Peng Shepherd

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Case For Christ
Lee Strobel

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1998

The Case for Reparations
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 2014

The Cask of Amontillado
Edgar Allan Poe

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1846

The Castle
Franz Kafka

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1926

The Castle in the Attic
Elizabeth Winthrop

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1985

The Castle of Otranto
Horace Walpole

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1764

The Catbird Seat
James Thurber

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1942

The Catcher in the Rye
J. D. Salinger

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1951

The Caucasian Chalk Circle
Bertolt Brecht

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1944

The Caves of Steel
Isaac Asimov

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1953

The Cay
Theodore Taylor

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1969

The Celebrants
Steven Rowley

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

The Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee
Anonymous

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1949

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Mark Twain

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1865

The Celestial Omnibus
E. M. Forster

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1911

The Celestine Prophecy
James Redfield

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1993

The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2008

The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness
Elyn R. Saks

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2007

The Chain
Adrian McKinty

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2019

The Chalice of the Gods
Rick Riordan

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2023

The Chambered Nautilus
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1858

The Changeling
William Rowley, Thomas Middleton

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1622

The Changeling: A Novel
Victor Lavalle

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

The Chaperone
Laura Moriarty

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2012

The Charge of the Light Brigade
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1854

The Charm Offensive
Alison Cochrun

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Charterhouse of Parma
Marie-Henri Beyle

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1839

The Chaser
John Collier

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1940

The Cheat Sheet
Sarah Adams

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right
Atul Gawande

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2009

The Cherry Orchard
Anton Chekhov

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1904

The Chicago Defender Sends a Man to Little Rock
Gwendolyn Brooks

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1957

The Chicken Sisters
K.J. Dell'Antonia

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

The Children of Húrin
J. R. R. Tolkien

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2007

The Children of Men
P. D. James

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1992

The Children's Blizzard
David Laskin

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2004

The Children's Hour
Lillian Hellman

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1934

The Chimney Sweeper
William Blake

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1789

The Chocolate Touch
Patrick Skene Catling

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1952

The Chocolate War
Robert Cormier

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1974

The Choice
Nicholas Sparks

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2007

The Choice: Embrace the Possible
Edith Eva Eger

Nonfiction | Biography | Adult | Published in 2017

The Chosen
Chaim Potok

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1967

The Chosen and the Beautiful
Nghi Vo

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Christie Affair
Nina de Gramont

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Christmas Box
Richard Paul Evans

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1993

The Chrysalids
John Wyndham

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1955

The Chrysanthemums
John Steinbeck

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1937

The Cider House Rules
John Irving

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1985

The Cinnamon Peeler
Michael Ondaatje

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1992

The Circle
Dave Eggers

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2013

The Circle Game
Margaret Atwood

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1964

The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child
Francisco Jiménez

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Middle Grade | Published in 1997

The Circular Ruins
Jorge Luis Borges

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1940

The City and the City
China Miéville

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2009

The City of Brass
S. A. Chakraborty

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2017

The City of Ember
Jeanne DuPrau

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2003

The City of God
Augustine of Hippo

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 426

The City of God
Saint Augustine

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 426

The City We Became
N. K. Jemisin

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2020

The Clay Marble
Minfong Ho

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1991

The Clean House
Sarah Ruhl

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 2004

The Client
John Grisham

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1993

The Climate Book
Greta Thunberg

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2022

The Clockmaker's Daughter
Kate Morton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

The Cloisters
Katy Hays

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Clouds
Aristophanes

Fiction | Play | Adult | BCE

The Club
Ellery Lloyd

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

The Code of the Woosters
P. G. Wodehouse

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1938