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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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
The bestselling American novel of the nineteenth century and the source for five film adaptations, including the 1959 MGM classic starring Charlton Heston, which won eleven Academy Awards including for best picture and became the second-highest grossing film of all time (after Gone with the Wind).
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