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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

An Iceland Fisherman to The Liars

An Iceland Fisherman by Pierre Loti (1850–1923)
Iconoclasts, A Book of Dramatists by James Huneker (1857–1921)
The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821–1881)
The Idylls of the King by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Iliad by Homer (fl. 850 B.C.)
The Illustrious Prince by Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866–1946)
Imaginary Conversations by Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis (1380–1471)
Immensee by Theodor Storm (1817–1888)
The Immortal by Alphonse Daudet (1840–1897)
Impressions of London Social Life by Ehrman Syme Nadal (1843–1922)
The Improvisatore by Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875)
In Darkest England and the Way Out by William Booth (1829–1912)
Indiana by George Sand (1804–1876)
The Indian Bible by John Eliot (1604–1690)
The Literary History of India by Robert Watson Frazer (1854–1921)
General History of the Indies by Bartolomé de las Casas (1474–1566)
Individuality and Immortality by Wilhelm Ostwald (1853–1932)
History of the Inductive Sciences by William Whewell (1794–1866)
Industrial Efficiency by Arthur Shadwell (1854–1936)
The Industrial System by John Atkinson Hobson (1858–1940)
The Influence of Sea-Power upon History, 1660–1783 by Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840–1914)
Ingoldsby Legends by Richard Harris Barham (Thomas Ingoldsby) (1788–1845)
The Inheritance by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier (1782–1854)
In His Name by Edward Everett Hale (1822–1909)
In Memoriam by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)
The Inner Law by Will Nathaniel Harben (1858–1919)
The Inner Shrine by Basil King (1859–1928)
The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain (1835–1910)
A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1825–1909)
The Inside of the Cup by Winston Churchill (1871–1947)
Institutes by Quintilian (c. 35–c. 95 A.D.)
Institutes of the Christian Religion by John Calvin (1509–1564)
Lectures on the Early History of Institutions by Sir Henry Sumner Maine (1822–1888)
History of Intellectual Development by John Beattie Crozier (1849–1921)
In the Clouds by Mary Noailles Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock) (1850–1922)
In the Fog by Richard Harding Davis (1864–1916)
In the Year ’13 by Fritz Reuter (1810–1874)
In the Year of Jubilee by George Gissing (1857–1903)
Into the Highways and Hedges by Frances Frederica Montrésor (1862–1934)
The Intruder by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)
Ion by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Iphigenia by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Irene the Missionary by John William De Forest (1826–1906)
The Ironmaster by Georges Ohnet (1848–1918)
The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
Israel among the Nations by Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu (1842–1912)
History of the People of Israel by Ernest Renan (1823–1892)
Israel Mort, Overman by John Saunders (1810–1895)
Italian Journeys by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
Italian Popular Tales by Thomas Frederick Crane (1844–1927)
Italian Republics by Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de Sismondi (1773–1842)
Italy of To-day by Bolton King (1860–1937) and Thomas Okey (1852–1935)
Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Jack by Alphonse Daudet (1840–1897)
The Life and Adventures of Jack of the Mill by William Howitt (1792–1879)
Jacob Faithful by Frederick Marryat (1792–1848)
Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon (1866–1928)
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855)
Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford (1865–1902)
Jan Vedder’s Wife by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr (1831–1919)
Japan, an Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn (1850–1904)
Jean Christophe by Romain Rolland (1866–1944)
Jean Teterol’s Idea by Victor Cherbuliez (1829–1899)
The Autobiography of Joseph Jefferson by Joseph Jefferson (1829–1905)
Jerome, a Poor Man by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman (1852–1930)
Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf (1858–1940)
Jerusalem Delivered by Torquato Tasso (1544–1595)
Jerusalem, The City of Herod and Saladin by Sir Walter Besant (1836–1901) and Edward Henry Palmer (1840–1882)
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1853–1913)
The Life of Jesus—Various Authors
Jewel by Clara Louise Burnham (1854–1927)
The Jewel in the Lotos by Mary Agnes Tincker (1831–1907)
History of the Jews by Josephus (37–100)
The Jews of Angevin England by Joseph Jacobs (1854–1916)
The Jew by Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (1812–1887)
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain (1835–1910)
Jocelyn by Alphonse de Lamartine (1790–1869)
John Brent by Theodore Winthrop (1828–1861)
John Bull and His Island by Max O’Rell (Paul Blouet) (1848–1903)
John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1826–1887)
John Inglesant by John Henry Shorthouse (1834–1903)
John Littlejohn, of J. by George Morgan (1854–1936)
Johnsonian Miscellanies by George Birkbeck Hill, ed. (1835–1903)
Life of Johnson by James Boswell (1740–1795)
John Ward, Preacher by Margaret Deland (1857–1945)
The Jolly Beggars by Robert Burns (1759–1796)
The History of Jonathan Wild the Great by Henry Fielding (1707–1754)
Jörn Uhl by Gustav Frenssen (1863–1945)
Joseph Andrews by Henry Fielding (1707–1754)
Joseph Vance: An Ill-Written Autobiography by William De Morgan (1839–1917)
The True History of Joshua Davidson, Christian and Communist by Elizabeth Lynn Linton (1822–1898)
A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States by Frederick Law Olmsted (1822–1903)
Journeys through France by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (1828–1893)
The Life and Letters of Benjamin Jowett by Evelyn Abbott (1843–1901) and Lewis Campbell (1830–1908)
The Joy of Living by Hermann Sudermann (1857–1928)
Judaism and Christianity by Crawford Howell Toy (1836–1919)
Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)
The Judgment House by Sir Gilbert Parker (1862–1932)
The Juggler by Mary Noailles Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock) (1850–1922)
Julia France and Her Times by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857–1948)
Julius Cæsar by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair (1878–1968)
The Junius Letters by Anonymous
Just David by Eleanor Hodgman Porter (1868–1920)
Justice: A Tragedy in Four Acts by John Galsworthy (1867–1933)
K by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876–1958)
Kaloolah by William Starbuck Mayo (1812–1895)
Immanuel Kant: Critical Philosophy for English Readers by John Pentland Mahaffy (1839–1919) and John Henry Bernard (1860–1927)
Immanuel Kant, His Life and Doctrine by Friedrich Paulsen (1846–1908)
Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1826–1906)
Kenelm Chillingly: His Adventures and Opinions by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)
Kennedy Square by Francis Hopkinson Smith (1838–1915)
The Kentuckians by John Fox, Jr. (1863–1919)
A Kentucky Cardinal and Aftermath by James Lane Allen (1849–1925)
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
Kim by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
King John by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
King Lear by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
King Noanett by Frederic Jesup Stimson (1855–1943)
The King of the Mountains by Edmond About (1828–1885)
King René’s Daughter by Henrik Hertz (1798–1870)
Kismet by Julia Constance Fletcher (George Fleming) (1853–1938)
Klaus Hinrich Baas by Gustav Frenssen (1863–1945)
Diedrich Knickerbocker: History of New York by Washington Irving (1783–1859)
The Knightly Soldier by Henry Clay Trumbull (1830–1903)
The Knight of the Burning Pestle by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Knitters in the Sun by Octave Thanet (Alice French) (1850–1934)
A Ladder of Swords by Sir Gilbert Parker (1862–1932)
Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister (1860–1938)
Lady Beauty by Alan Muir
Lady Lee’s Widowhood by Sir Edward Bruce Hamley (1824–1893)
The Lady of Fort St. John by Mary Hartwell Catherwood (1847–1902)
A Lady of Quality by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924)
A Lady of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
The Lady of the Aroostook by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
The Lady or the Tiger? by Frank Richard Stockton (1834–1902)
Lady Rose’s Daughter by Mary Augusta Ward (1851–1920)
Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)
L’Aiglon by Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
Lalla Rookh by Thomas Moore (1779–1852)
The Lamplighter by Maria Susanna Cummins (1827–1866)
Land and Labor by Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree (1871–1954)
The Landlord at Lion’s Head by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
The Land of Cockayne by Matilde Serao (1856–1927)
The Land of Cokaine—Author Unknown
The Land of Heart’s Desire by William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)
The Land of Poco Tiempo by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859–1928)
Language and the Study of Language by William Dwight Whitney (1827–1894)
Laokoon by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729–1781)
The Last Athenian by Viktor Rydberg (1828–1895)
The Last Days of Pompeii by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
Last Letters from Egypt by Lucie, Lady Duff-Gordon (1821–1869)
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)
Lavengro, and Romany Rye by George Borrow (1803–1881)
The Laws by Plato (429–347 B.C.)
Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews by Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895)
Lazarillo de Tormes by Anonymous
Lazarre by Mary Hartwell Catherwood (1847–1902)
Learned Ladies by Molière (1622–1673)
Leatherstocking Tales by James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851)
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman (1819–1892)
The Led Horse Claim by Mary Hallock Foote (1847–1938)
Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee by Robert Edward Lee (1843–1914)
Leighton Court by Henry Kingsley (1830–1876)
Leon Roch by Benito Pérez Galdós (1843–1920)
The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth by William Roscoe (1753–1831)
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1802–1885)
Letters Concerning the English Nation by Voltaire (1694–1778)
Letters from a Chinese Official by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson (1862–1932)
Letters of F. M. Dostoyevsky by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821–1881)
Letters of Horace Walpole by Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford (1717–1797)
Letters by Madame de Sévigné (1626–1696)
Letters of Pliny by Pliny the Younger (61/2–c. 113 A.D.)
The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1845–1846 by Robert Browning (1812–1889) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)
Letters to an Unknown by Prosper Mérimée (1803–1870)
Letters to Dead Authors by Andrew Lang (1844–1912)
Letters to His Son by Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield (1694–1773)
Lettres de Femmes by Marcel Prévost (1862–1941)
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)
The Liars by Henry Arthur Jones (1851–1929)