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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In Blonde, Oates reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker—the idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe. Often considered one of Oates’s best books, it was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize (2001) and the National Book Award (2000).
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