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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

On Liberty to The Myths of the New World

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)
The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett (1861–1923)
The Life of John Milton by David Masson (1822–1907)
A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray by Samuel Smiles (1812–1904)
The Life of the Bee by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)
Life on the Lagoons by Horatio Forbes Brown (1854–1926)
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1835–1910)
The Lightning Conductor by Charles Norris (1859–1920) and Alice Muriel (1869–1933) Williamson
The Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold (1832–1904)
Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life by John Wilson (Christopher North) (1785–1854)
The Light that Failed by Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)
Abraham Lincoln by Godfrey Benson, Lord Charnwood (1864–1945)
Abraham Lincoln, A History by John George Nicolay (1832–1901) and John Hay (1838–1905)
The Life of Abraham Lincoln by Ida Minerva Tarbell (1857–1944)
Abraham Lincoln; The True Story of a Great Life by William Henry Herndon (1818–1891)
Lin McLean by Owen Wister (1860–1938)
Linnet by Grant Allen (1848–1899)
The Lion of Flanders by Hendrik Conscience (1812–1883)
Literary and Social Essays by George William Curtis (1824–1892)
Literary Landmarks of London by Laurence Hutton (1843–1904)
Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock (1869–1944)
The Literary Movement in France during the Nineteenth Century by Georges Pellissier (1852–1918)
Literature by Herman Grimm (1828–1901)
Historical View of the Literature of the South of Europe by Jean Charles Léonard Simonde de Sismondi (1773–1842)
Little Barefoot by Berthold Auerbach (1812–1882)
Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens (1812–1870)
Little Fadette by George Sand (1804–1876)
The Little Minister by J. M. Barrie (1860–1937)
Little Rivers by Henry van Dyke (1852–1933)
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox, Jr. (1863–1919)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888)
Lives of the Hunted by Ernest Thompson Seton (1860–1946)
Lives of the Painters by Giorgio Vasari (1511–1574)
Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)
Liza, or a Noble Nest by Ivan Turgenev (1818–1883)
Log-Book of a Fisherman and Zoölogist by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1826–1880)
Lokis by Prosper Mérimée (1803–1870)
Lombard Street, A Description of the Money Market by Walter Bagehot (1826–1877)
London by Walter Besant
The Lonely Way by Arthur Schnitzler (1862–1931)
The Long Roll by Mary Johnston (1870–1936)
Looking Backward, and Equality by Edward Bellamy (1850–1898)
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)
Lord Ormont and His Aminta by George Meredith (1828–1909)
Lorna Doone by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825–1900)
The Lost Manuscript by Gustav Freytag (1816–1895)
Lost Sir Massingberd by James Payn (1830–1898)
Lothair by Lord Beaconsfield (1804–1881)
Love and Quiet Life by Walter Raymond (1852–1931)
Lovel, the Widower by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863)
Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade (1814–1884)
Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Loves of the Triangles by George Canning (1770–1827)
Lovey Mary by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice (1870–1942)
The Loyal Ronins by Shunshō Tamenaga (1822/3–1886)
The Luck of Roaring Camp by Bret Harte (1836–1902)
Lyrical Ballads by William Wordsworth (1770–1850) and Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)
Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (1800–1859)
The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay by George Otto Trevelyan (1838–1928)
Macbeth by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Life and Times of Niccolò Machiavelli by Pasquale Villari (1827–1917)
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880)
Madame Chrysanthème by Pierre Loti (1850–1923)
Mademoiselle Ixe by Lanoe Falconer (Mary Elizabeth Hawker) (1848–1908)
Mademoiselle Mori by Margaret Roberts (1833–1919)
Madonna’s Child by Alfred Austin (1835–1913)
The Madras House by Harley Granville-Barker (1877–1946)
The Mæviad and The Baviad by William Gifford (1756–1826)
Magda by Hermann Sudermann (1857–1928)
The Magic Skin by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
Magnalia Christi Americana by Cotton Mather (1663–1728)
The Mahābhārata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasu—Author Unknown
The Maid of Sker by Richard Doddridge Blackmore (1825–1900)
The Maid’s Tragedy by Francis Beaumont (1584–1616) and John Fletcher (1579–1625)
Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature by Georg Brandes (1842–1927)
The Maine Woods by Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)
Madame de Maintenon by James Cotter Morison (1832–1888)
Majesty by Louis Couperus (1863–1923)
The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924)
The Making of an American by Jacob August Riis (1849–1914)
Le Malade Imaginaire by Molière (1622–1673)
The Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace (1823–1913)
Mammon by Catherine Gore (1799–1861)
Man and Nature by George Perkins Marsh (1801–1882)
Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
Man and Woman by Havelock Ellis (1859–1939)
The Man from Glengarry by Ralph Connor (1860–1937)
A Man of Feeling by Henry Mackenzie (1745–1831)
The Man of the Hour by Octave Thanet (Alice French) (1850–1934)
Manon Lescaut by Antoine-François, Abbé Prévost d’Exiles (1697–1763)
The Man on the Box by Harold MacGrath (1871–1932)
The Manxman by Hall Caine (1853–1931)
The Marble Faun by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)
Marcella by Mary Augusta Ward (1851–1920)
Margaret Ogilvy by J. M. Barrie (1860–1937)
Marius, the Epicurean by Walter Pater (1839–1894)
Marjorie Daw by Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836–1907)
Marriage Customs in Many Lands by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856–1927)
The Marriage of Figaro by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1732–1799)
The Marriage of Loti by Pierre Loti (1850–1923)
The Marriage of William Ashe by Mary Augusta Ward (1851–1920)
The Martian by George du Maurier (1834–1896)
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865)
Mary Queen of Scots by James Florant Meline (1811–1873)
The Mason-Bees by Jean-Henri Fabre (1823–1915)
The Masquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston (1875–1911)
The Master Beggars by Leslie Cope Cornford (1867–1927)
The Master Christian by Marie Corelli (1855–1924)
Masterman Ready by Frederick Marryat (1792–1848)
The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894)
The Master by Israel Zangwill (1864–1926)
The Mating of Lydia by Mary Augusta Ward (1851–1920)
Matrimony by William Edward Norris (1847–1925)
Maureen’s Fairing, and Other Stories by Jane Barlow (1857–1917)
Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés (1853–1938)
Maxims by François, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)
McFingal by John Trumbull (1750–1831)
Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Mechanism of the Heavens by Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749–1827)
Medea by Euripides (c. 480–406 B.C.)
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (121–180)
Mehalah by Sabine Baring-Gould (1834–1924)
The Melting Pot by Israel Zangwill (1864–1926)
Melting Snows by Prince Emil Rudolf Osman Schönaich-Carolath (1852–1908)
The Member for Paris by Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1824–1881)
Memoirs of Count Grammont by Anthony Hamilton (1645?–1719)
The Memorabilia by Xenophon (c. 430–c. 350 B.C.)
Menæchmi by Plautus (c. 254–184 B.C.)
Men and Letters by Horace Elisha Scudder (1838–1902)
Men of the Old Stone Age by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857–1935)
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
A History of Methodism in the United States by James Monroe Buckley (1836–1920)
Methods of Social Reform by William Stanley Jevons (1835–1882)
Metzerott, Shoemaker by Katherine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)
Micah Clarke by Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)
Michael and His Lost Angel by Henry Arthur Jones (1851–1929)
Middle Greyness by Alec John Dawson (1872–1952)
Middlemarch by George Eliot (1819–1880)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green (1846–1935)
The Millionaire by Mikhail Artsybashev (1878–1927)
Autobiography by John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (1819–1880)
The Minister’s Wooing by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)
The Mirror for Magistrates—Various Authors
Miss Brown by Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) (1856–1935)
Miss Julia by August Strindberg (1849–1912)
Miss Ravenel’s Conversion from Secession to Loyalty by John William De Forest (1826–1906)
Mithridate by Jean Racine (1639–1699)
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville (1819–1891)
A Modern Instance by William Dean Howells (1837–1920)
Modern Painters by John Ruskin (1819–1900)
The Modern Régime by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (1828–1893)
Modeste Mignon by Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850)
The Mogul Emperors of Hindustan by Edward Singleton Holden (1846–1914)
Molière, His Life and His Works by Brander Matthews (1852–1929)
Molinos the Quietist by John Bigelow (1817–1911)
The Monk by Matthew Gregory Lewis (“Monk Lewis”) (1775–1818)
Monna Vanna by Maurice Maeterlinck (1862–1949)
Monsieur Beaucaire by Booth Tarkington (1869–1946)
Le Marquis de Montcalm by Thomas Chapais (1858–1946)
The Moon Hoax by Richard Adams Locke (1800–1871)
The Moonstone by William Wilkie Collins (1824–1889)
The Morals by Seneca (c. 4 B.C.–65 A.D.)
Moral Tales by Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849)
The Morgesons by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard (1823–1902)
The Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith (1805–1844)
Morocco, Its People and Place by Edmondo De Amicis (1846–1908)
A Mortal Antipathy by Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
Morte D’Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory (d. c. 1470)
Mosses from an Old Manse by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804–1864)
Mother by Kathleen Thompson Norris (1880–1966)
Mother by Maksim Gorky (1868–1936)
Mother Goose’s Melodies by John Newbery, ed. (1713–1767)
Moths by Ouida (Marie Louise de la Ramée) (1839–1908)
Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada by Clarence King (1842–1901)
The Mountains of California by John Muir (1838–1914)
The Mourning Bride by William Congreve (1670–1729)
Mr. Britling Sees It Through by H. G. Wells (1866–1946)
Mr. Crewe’s Career by Winston Churchill (1871–1947)
Mr. Dooley, in Peace and in War by Finley Peter Dunne (1867–1936)
Mr. Isaacs by Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat (1792–1848)
Mrs. Caudle’s Curtain Lectures by Douglas William Jerrold (1803–1857)
Mrs. Martin’s Man by St. John Greer Ervine (1883–1971)
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice (1870–1942)
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare (1564–1616)
Dictionary of Music and Musicians by Sir George Grove (1820–1900)
The History of Music by Waldo Selden Pratt (1857–1939)
The Mutable Many by Robert Barr (1850–1912)
The Mutineers of the Bounty and Their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands by Lady Diana Jolliffe Belcher (1805?–1890)
My Arctic Journal by Josephine Diebitsch Peary (1863–1955)
The Mycenæan Age by Chrēstos Tsountas (1857–1934) and James Irving Manatt (1845–1915)
My Childhood by Maksim Gorky (1868–1936)
My Novel by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873)
My Official Wife by Richard Henry Savage (1846–1903)
My Schools and Schoolmasters by Hugh Miller (1802–1856)
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann (Ward) Radcliffe (1764–1823)
My Studio Neighbors by William Hamilton Gibson (1850–1896)
My Study Windows by James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)
Myths of Greece and Rome by Hélène Adeline Guerber (1859–1929)
The Myths of the New World by Daniel Garrison Brinton (1837–1899)