With the help of booksellers and librarians from around the world, we’ve created this collection of 200 iconic HarperCollins titles—beloved books that have inspired, informed, entertained, and endured.
Whether they are prizewinners, runaway bestsellers, groundbreaking nonfiction, or simply a favorite novel, these books have all had a singular influence on our literary culture.
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The Purpose Driven Life answers the question “What on earth am I here for?” It became the bestselling hardback nonfiction book in history, and led a worldwide Christian movement changing millions of lives. Author Dr. Rick Warren founded Saddleback Church in 1980 and has been dubbed “America’s pastor.”