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 her first book of prose, the legendary American artist Patti Smith offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City in the late sixties and seventies. Just Kids was a huge critical success and won the National Book Award.