Home  »  library  »  The Reader’s Digest of Books

C.D. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

The Reader’s Digest of Books

Gabriel Conroy to Hypnotism, Mesmerism, and the New Witchcraft

Gabriel Conroy by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
The Gadfly by Ethel Lillian Voynich (1864–1960)
Complete Works of Galen by Galen (c. 130–c. 200)
Gallegher and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis (1864–1916)
Gallery of Celebrated Women by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804–1869)
Gallus; or, Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1796–1846)
The Gambler by Katherine Cecil Thurston (1875–1911)
Gammer Gurton’s Needle—Author Unknown
The Garden of Allah by Robert Smythe Hichens (1864–1950)
The Garden of Epicurus by Anatole France (1844–1924)
Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Rabelais (c. 1490–1553)
Garibaldi and the Thousand by George Macaulay Trevelyan (1876–1962)
Garrison, William Lloyd, The Story of His Life by William Lloyd Garrison (1805–1879) and Francis Jackson Garrison (1848–1916)
Garth by Julian Hawthorne (1846–1934)
Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom by Frederic William Farrar (1831–1903)
The Gaverocks by Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924)
The Gay Lord Quex by Arthur Wing Pinero (1855–1934)
Le Gendre de M. Poirier by Émile Augier (1820–1889) and Jules Sandeau (1811–1883)
The Genius of Christianity by François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768–1848)
The Genius by Theodore Dreiser (1871–1945)
The Gentleman from Indiana by Booth Tarkington (1869–1946)
A Gentleman of France by Stanley John Weyman (1855–1928)
A Geography by Strabo (c. 64 B.C.–c. 23 A.D.)
The Georgics by Virgil (70–19 B.C.)
The Founding of the German Empire by Heinrich von Sybel (1817–1895)
Germany by Tacitus (56–c. 120 A.D.)
Germany by Madame de Staël (1766–1817)
Germany and the Next War by Friedrich von Bernhardi (1849–1930)
Gertrude of Wyoming by Thomas Campbell (1777–1844)
Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906)
The Autobiography of Edward Gibbon by Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)
The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane by Alain René Lesage (1688–1747)
Ginx’s Baby by John Edward Jenkins (1838–1910)
La Gioconda by Gabriele D’Annunzio (1863–1938)
A Girl in the Carpathians by Ménie Muriel Dowie (1867–1945)
The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1838–1923)
The Glasse of Time in the First Age by Thomas Peyton (1595–1626)
Gleanings in Buddha Fields by Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904)
The Glittering Gate by Lord Dunsany (1878–1957)
The Gods Are Athirst by Anatole France (1844–1924)
God’s Fool by Maarten Maartens (J. M. W. van der Poorten Schwartz) (1858–1915)
Autobiography of Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
The Life of Goethe by George Henry Lewes (1817–1878)
The Gold-Bug by Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)
Gold Elsie by E. Marlitt (Eugenie John) (1825–1887)
The Golden Ass by Apuleius (c. 125–c. 180)
The Golden Bough by Sir James George Frazer (1854–1941)
The Golden Bowl by Henry James (1843–1916)
The Golden Butterfly by Sir Walter Besant (1836–1901) and James Rice (1843–1882)
The Golden Chersonese by Isabella Lucy Bird (1831–1904)
The Golden Dog by William Kirby (1817–1906)
Conquest of the Golden Fleece by Apollonius of Rhodes (fl. Third Century B.C.)
The Golden Lotus and Other Legends of Japan by Edward Greey (1835–1888)
The Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics by Francis Turner Palgrave (1824–1897)
The Goldmakers’ Village by Heinrich Zschokke (1771–1848)
Good-bye, Sweetheart! by Rhoda Broughton (1840–1920)
Good Luck by Ernest Werner (1838–1918)
Good Thoughts in Bad Times by Thomas Fuller (1608–1661)
Gordon Keith by Thomas Nelson Page (1853–1922)
An Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture by John Henry Parker (1806–1884)
Government in Switzerland by John Martin Vincent (1857–1939)
Governments and Parties in Continental Europe by Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1856–1943)
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan (1628–1688)
A Grammar of Greek Art by Percy Gardner (1846–1937)
The Grandee by Armando Palacio Valdés (1853–1938)
The Grandissimes by George Washington Cable (1844–1925)
Grania: The Story of an Island by Emily Lawless (1845–1913)
Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon (1866–1928)
The Letters of Thomas Gray by Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
The Great Divide by William Vaughn Moody (1869–1910)
The Greatest Thing in the World by Henry Drummond (1851–1897)
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
The Great Galeoto by José Echegaray (1832–1916)
Considerations on the Greatness and Decay of the Romans by Montesquieu (1689–1755)
Greatness and Decline of Rome by Guglielmo Ferrero (1871–1942)
The Great Shadow by Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)
The Great Tradition by Katharine Fullerton Gerould (1879–1944)
A History of Greece by George Finlay (1799–1875)
Greece, Ancient and Modern by Cornelius Conway Felton (1807–1862)
Old Greek Education by John Pentland Mahaffy (1839–1919)
Outlines of the History of Greek Philosophy by Eduard Zeller (1814–1908)
Studies of the Greek Poets by John Addington Symonds (1840–1893)
Greek Studies by Walter Pater (1839–1894)
The Green Book by Mór Jókai (1825–1904)
The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens (1864–1950)
Green Mansions by William Henry Hudson (1841–1922)
Green Pastures and Piccadilly by William Black (1841–1898)
Greifenstein by Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Grey Days and Gold by William Winter (1836–1917)
Grif by Benjamin Leopold Farjeon (1833–1903)
Griffith Gaunt by Charles Reade (1814–1884)
A Groats-worth of Wit Bought with a Million of Repentance by Robert Greene (1558–1592)
Ground Arms by Bertha von Suttner (1843–1914)
The Growth of British Industry and Commerce by William Cunningham (1849–1919)
Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)
The Guardian Angel by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
Guenn, A Wave of the Breton Coast by Blanche Willis Howard (1847–1898)
Guerndale, An Old Story by Frederic Jesup Stimson (1855–1943)
Gulistan, or Rose Garden by Sa’dī (c. 1213–1291)
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)
The Gun-Maker of Moscow by Sylvanus Cobb (1823–1887)
Gunnar: A Tale of Norse Life by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (1848–1895)
Guy Livingstone by George Alfred Lawrence (1827–1876)
Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Guy of Warwick—Author Unknown
Guzmán de Alfarache by Mateo Alemán (1547–1614?)
Hail and Farewell by George Moore (1852–1933)
The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier (1780?–1849)
Hamlet by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Hammer and Anvil by Friedrich Spielhagen (1829–1911)
Handy Andy by Samuel Lover (1797–1868)
Hannah by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–1887)
Hannah Thurston by Bayard Taylor (1825–1878)
The Harbor by Ernest Poole (1880–1950)
Hard Cash by Charles Reade (1814–1884)
Hard Times by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
Harold by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer by Charles Lever (1806–1872)
On the Reply of the Aruspices by Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)
The Harvester by Gene Stratton-Porter (1863–1924)
Die Harzreise by Heinrich Heine (1797–1856)
The Haunted Pool by George Sand (1804–1876)
Havelock the Dane—Author Unknown
The Life and Letters of John Hay by William Roscoe Thayer (Paul Hermes) (1859–1923)
A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
Headlong Hall by Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)
The Head of a Hundred by Maud Wilder Goodwin (1856–1935)
Heaps of Money by William Edward Norris (1847–1925)
The Heart of Midlothian by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
The Heart of the Antarctic by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874–1922)
The Heart of the Hills by John Fox, Jr. (1863–1919)
Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion by John Tyndall (1820–1893)
The Heavenly Twins by Sarah Grand (1854–1943)
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906)
The Secret of Hegel by James Hutchison Stirling (1820–1909)
The Heimskringla by Snorri Sturluson (1179?–1241)
The Heir of Redclyffe by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823–1901)
Heldenbuch—Author Unknown
Helen by Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849)
The Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle (1879–1958)
The Helpmate by Mary Amelia St. Clair (May Sinclair) (1863–1946)
Henry Esmond by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
King Henry IV., Part i. by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
King Henry IV., Part ii. by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Life of Prince Henry of Portugal, Surnamed The Navigator, and Its Results by Richard Henry Major (1818–1891)
King Henry V. by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Henry VI. by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Henry VIII. by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
An Autobiography of Edward, Lord Herbert of Cherbury by Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1583–1648)
Her Dearest Foe by Annie French Hector (Mrs. Alexander) (1825–1902)
Hereditary Genius by Francis Galton (1822–1911)
Heredity by Théodule Ribot (1839–1916)
Heretics by G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936)
Hereward the Wake by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
Hermann Agha by William Gifford Palgrave (1826–1888)
Hermann and Dorothea by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
Hermetic Books—Author Unknown
Hero Carthew by Louisa Taylor Parr (1848?–1903)
On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)
A Hero of Our Times by Mikhail Lermontov (1814–1841)
Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The High Priestess by Robert Grant (1852–1940)
A Hilltop on the Marne by Mildred Aldrich (1853–1928)
The Hind and the Panther by John Dryden (1631–1700)
Works of Hippocrates by Hippocrates (c. 460–c. 370 B.C.)
His Daughter First by Arthur Sherburne Hardy (1847–1930)
His Family by Ernest Poole (1880–1950)
His Father’s Son by Brander Matthews (1852–1929)
His Majesty Myself by William Mumford Baker (1825–1883)
His Natural Life by Marcus Andrew Hislop Clarke (1846–1881)
L’Histoire Contemporaine by Anatole France (1844–1924)
Historia Britonum by Geoffrey of Monmouth (c. 1100–1154)
Historic Americans by Theodore Parker (1810–1860)
The History of Sir Richard Calmady by Lucas Malet (Mary St. Leger Kingsley) (1852–1931)
A History of the World by Sir Walter Raleigh (1554?–1618)
His Vanished Star by Mary Noailles Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock) (1850–1922)
Hogan, M.P. by May Laffan Hartley (1849–1916)
Holy Living and Dying by Jeremy Taylor (1613–1667)
The Holy State and The Profane State by Thomas Fuller (1608–1661)
Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age by William Ewart Gladstone (1809–1898)
The Honorable Miss Ferrard by May Laffan Hartley (1849–1916)
The Hon. Peter Sterling by Paul Leicester Ford (1865–1902)
A Hoosier Chronicle by Meredith Nicholson (1866–1947)
The Hoosier School-Master by Edward Eggleston (1837–1902)
Hope Leslie by Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789–1867)
Horseshoe Robinson by John Pendleton Kennedy (1795–1870)
The Hour and the Man by Harriet Martineau (1802–1876)
The Hour Glass by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
Hours in a Library by Sir Leslie Stephen (1832–1904)
The House by the Medlar Tree by Giovanni Verga (1840–1922)
The Household of Sir Thomas More by Anne Manning (1807–1879)
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton (1862–1937)
The House of Penarvan by Leonard Sylvain Jules Sandeau (1811–1883)
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)
A Tale of the House of the Wolfings by William Morris (1834–1896)
The House of the Wolf by Stanley John Weyman (1855–1928)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1835–1910)
Hudibras by Samuel Butler (1612–1680)
Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by Silas Weir Mitchell (1829–1914)
Human Intercourse by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1834–1894)
The Human Marriage by Edward Westermarck (1862–1939)
Humphry Clinker by Tobias George Smollett (1721–1771)
Hurrish by Emily Lawless (1845–1913)
Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson by Lucy Hutchinson (1620–1681)
Hypatia by Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
Hypnotism, Mesmerism, and the New Witchcraft by Ernest Abraham Hart (1835–1898)