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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A Prayer for Owen Meany
Irving’s beloved coming-of-age tale of friendship and faith ranks among the most cherished American classics. Irving has been nominated for the National Book Award three times–winning once, in 1980, for his novel The World According to Garp.
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