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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Harper & Brothers began publishing Mark Twain in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine in 1866, and the relationship between publisher and writer continued until Twain’s death half a century later. Twain worked directly with Harper & Brothers to produce this authorized edition of his works.
The house Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain) occupied in New York City is rumored to be haunted—click here to listen to an audio excerpt about Twain’s life and work from the HarperCollins NYC Author Audio Tour.