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Acts
Romans
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
Galatians
Ephesians
Philippians
Colossians
1 Thessolonians
2 Thessolonians
1 Timothy
2 Timothy
Titus
Philemon
Hebrews
James
1 Peter
2 Peter
1 John
2 John
3 John
Jude
Revelation

Lives by Plutarch

Lives of the Twelve Caesars by Suetonius

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Satyricon by Petronius

Tacitus
Germania
Annals
Histories

Natural History by Pliny the Elder

Saint Augustine
Confessions
City of God

Consolations of Philosophy by Boethius

Proslogion by Saint Anselm

The Holy Qu’ran

The Book of Kells

The Pillow Books of Japan

The Tale of Genji

The Diamond Sutra

The Thousand and One Nights

The Rubaiyat

Beowulf

The Hymn by Bede

The Poem of the Cid

The Mabinogion

The Prose of Edda

Niebelungenlied

The Summa Theologica by Thomas Aquinas

The Almagest by Ptolemy

The Banquet of the Learned by Athanaeas

Pausanias

Enneads by Plotinus

Dante Alighieri
The Divine Comedy (The Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso)
La Vita Nuova

Decameron by Giovanni Bocaccio

In Praise of Folly by Erasmus

Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Le Morte D’Arthur by Sir Thomas Mallory

The Incoherence of the Philosophers

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis

Poems by John Donne

Utopia by Thomas More

Machiavelli
The Prince
The Discourses on Livy

The 95 Theses by Martin Luther

Rabelais
Gargantua
Pantagruel

Essays by Montaigne

Copernicus

Tamburlaine by Christopher Marlow

Four Classical Chinese Novels
Water Margin
Romance of Three Kingdoms
Wu Cheng-en Journey to the West
Dream of the Red Chamber

The New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

Plays by Lope de Vega

William Shakespeare
As You Like It
As You Like It, Act I
As You Like It, Act II
“All The World’s A Stage” Considered

The Faerie Queen by Edmund Spenser

Johannes Kepler

Rene Descartes

Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

Galileo Galilei

Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained by John Milton

Poems by John Dryden

Moliere
Tartuffe
Misanthrope

The Life of Johnson by James Boswell

Andromache by Racine

Isaac Newton

Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan

Pensees by Pascal

John Locke

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Principles of Human Knowledge by Berkeley

Alexander Pope
Rape of the Lock
Essay on Man

Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift

Candide by Voltaire

Essay Concerning Human Understanding by David Hume

Henry Fielding by Tom Jones

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

The New Science by Vico

Immanuel Kant

Edmund Burke

Mary Wollstonecraft

William Blake

Faust by Goethe

Schiller

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

Shelley, Byron, Wordsworth, Colerige, and Keats

Shelley’s Frankenstein

Stendhal’s The Red and the Black

Tristam and Shandy by Laurence Stern

Victor Hugo

Honore de Balzac

Flaubert

Baudelaire

Rimbaud

Emile Zola

Pushkin

Gogol

Soren Kierkegaard

William Makepeace Thackery

Henry Adams History of the United States During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson

Karl Marx

Charles Darwin

John Stuart Mill

Charles Dickens

Turgenev’s Fathers and Sons

Dostoevsky

Sigmund Freud

Robert Burns

Sir Walter Scott

Bram Stoker

Thomas Carlyle

George Eliot Middlemarch

Robert Louis Stevenson

Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Leo Tolstoy

Albert Einstein

Nietzsche

Henrik Ibsen

Max Planck

Chekhov

Joseph Conrad

William James

Max Weber

Marcel Proust

DH Lawrence

Karl Jung

Wb Yeats

James Joyce

TS Eliot

Italo Calvino

Frederico Garcia Lorca

George Bernard Shaw

Jorge Luis Borges

Pablo Neruda

Octavio Paz

Mario Vargas Llosa

Carlos Fuentes

Martin Heidegger

Gandhi

Aldous Huxley

Thomas Kuhn

Jean Paul Sartre

Karl Popper

Simone de Beavoir

George Orwell

Vladimir Nabokov

Chinua Achebe

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Claude Levi-Strauss

Michel Foucault

Salman Rushdie

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