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.
Learn more about the judges.
This multimillion-copy bestselling novel presented a radical new evaluation of one of the most feared and hated characters in all of literature: the Wicked Witch of the West, who, as Maguire tells us, wasn’t nearly as wicked as we imagined. Published in sixteen languages, it’s also the basis for the hit Tony Award–winning Broadway musical.