Literary Top Ten

Our picks of some of the most pleasurable titles in print, though not necessarily published recently. Listed alphabetically by author. Most titles are available from Amazon.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (novel)

Jamaica Kincaid, Lucy (novel)

Shirley Hazzard, The Transit of Venus (novel)

William Maxwell, Time Will Darken It (novel)

Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian (novel)

Susan Minot, Evening (novel)

Robert Stone, Dog Soldiers (novel)

Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (novel)

William Trevor, Two Lives: Reading Turgenev and My House in Umbria (novels)

Robert Penn Warren, All the King's Men (novel)