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A List of Selected  Great Books

   

No.

Title

Author / Editor

1

Quran

Sacred Book

2

Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman

3

Golshan-e-Raz

Mahmoud Shabestari

4

Memorial of  the Saints

Farid al-Din Attar

5

War and Peace

Leo Tolstoy

6

Pilgrims Progress

John Bunyan

7

Kelileh Va Demneh(Pancha Tantra)

Old  Indian

8

Paradise Lost

John Milton  

9

Bible

Sacred Book

10

Divine Comedy

Dante

11

City of God

St. Augustine 

12

The Letters of Marsilio Ficino

Marsilio Ficino

13

Complete Works of  William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

14

Les Miserables

Victor Hugo

15

Shakuntala

Kalidasa

16

The Tale of Genji

Murasaki Shikibu

17

Discours de la méthode

René Descartes

18

Dialogues of Plato

Plato

19

Cyropaedia

Xenophon

20

Histories

Herodotos

21

Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy

22

Albiruni's India

Al-Biruni

23

Spinoza's ethics

Benedict de Spinoza

24

The Prince

Machiavelli

25

Gulliver's Travels

Jonathan Swift

26

Walden

Henry David Thoreau

27

Four Discourses

Nezami Arouzi Samarghandi

28

Beihaghi History

Abu-Alhasan Beihaghi

29

Fables

Jean de La Fontaine

30

Short Stories

Leo Tolstoy

31

Five Treasuries

Nezami Ganjavi

32

The plays of Euripides

Euripides

33

The Iliad and the Odyssey

Homer

34

Travelog

Naser Khosrow

35

Hadiqatal-Haqiqa

Sanā'ī Ghaznavi

36

Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen  

37

Divan of Hafez

Hafez

38

Poem of the way

Ibn al-Farid

39

Asfar al-arba‘ah , The Four Journies

Mulla Sadra

40

Faust

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

41

Dehkhoda Encyclopedic Dictionary

Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda

42

Bustan , Garden of Perfume

Saadi

43

The Portable Nietzsche

Walter Arnold Kaufmann

44

Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon  

45

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Omar Khayyám

46

Asrar al-Tawhid

Muhammad ibn Monavvar

47

Masnavi of Rumi

Jalal al-Din Rumi

48

Representative Men

Ralph Waldo Emerson

49

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

50

Mahabaharata , Ramayana

Old Indian

51

Awsaf al-Ashraf

Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

52

Avesta

Zoroastrian Religious Scripture ,B.C.

53

The prophet

Gubran Khalil Gubran

54

Fihi Ma Fihi

Jalal al-Din Rumi

55

Gulistan , Rosegarden

Saadi

56

Fusus al-Hikam, Jewels of Wisdom

Ibn Arabi

57

Great essays of all nations

Francis Henry Pritchard

58

Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer

59

The works of Attar Nishapuri

Attar Nishapuri

60

Shahnameh,Book of Kings

Ferdowsi

61

Bhagavad Gita

 Ancient Indian Scripture

62

The essays of Shams Tabrizi

Shams Tabrizi

63

The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell

64

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

65

The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson

66

Mystical Verse

Alan Jacobs

67

Meditations

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus

68

Confessions

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

69

The Brothers Karamazov

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

70

Don Quixote

Miguel de Cervantes

71

Augustine's confessions

Saint Augustinus

72

Emile

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

73

The Decameron

Giovanni Boccaccio

74

One Thousand and One Nights,Arabian Nights

 Translators:Lane and Burton

75

Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Nietzsche

76

Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

Benvenuto Cellini

77

Aesthetics

Benedetto Croce

78

Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë

79

The Plays of Oscar Wilde

Oscar  Wilde

80

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

81

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar  Wilde

82

An Enemy of the People

Henrik Ibsen

83

The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne

84

Pygmalion

George Bernard Shaw

85

A Doll's House

Henrik Ibsen

86

The works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

87

To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf

88

The short stories of Washington Irving

Washington Irving

89

 I'ching

Old Chinese

90

Novum Organum

Fransis Bacon

91

Utopia

Sir Thomas More

92

Al-Fihrist , Bibliography

Ibn al-Nadim

93

The Laws of Islam

Al-Allama,Al-Helli

94

Asas al-Eghtebas - Abook on logics

Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

95

Nafayes al-Fonon

Mohamad Ibn Mahmood Amoly

96

Fusus al-Hikmah

Al-Farabi

97

The letters of Ayn al-Quzat Hamadani

Ayn al-Quzat Hamadani

98

Brothers Grimm ,Fairy Tales

Wilhelm & Jakob Grimm

99

On the nature of things

Titus Lucretius Carus

100

Al-Ensan Al-Kamel

Nasafi

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