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 landmark in travel writing, this incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer’s escape across the Himalayas to Tibet is set against the backdrop of World War II. It has been translated into fifty-three languages and was praised by the 14th Dalai Lama for introducing “hundreds of thousands of people to my country.”