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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Charlotte Brontë’s masterpiece of Gothic romance—an epic yet intimate narrative of love, tragedy, and one woman’s struggle to find happiness in the face of overwhelming hardship. Harper & Brothers reprinted this British novel in the U.S. along with several other milestone titles in the history of British feminist literature.