Random House Modern Library Catalog

“The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennet Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with affordable hardbound editions of important works of literature and thought.

The list below is the catalog as of March 1999, consisting of about 250 titles.

Adair, Virginia Hamilton. Ants on the Melon

Adams, Henry. The Education of Henry Adams

Alcott, Louisa May. Modern Magic

Alighieri, Dante. Inferno

Alighieri, Dante. Paradiso

Alighieri, Dante. Purgatorio

Anderson, Sherwood. Winesburg Ohio

Anderson, Sherwood. Winesburg, Ohio

Angell, Roger, ed. Nothing But You

Aristotle. Rhetoric and Poetics

Austen, Jane. Complete Novels of Jane Austen V 1

Austen, Jane. Complete Novels of Jane Austen V 2

Austen, Jane. Emma

Austen, Jane. Mansfield Park

Austen, Jane. Northanger Abbey

Austen, Jane. Persuasion

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice

Austen, Jane. Sense and Sensibility

Bradley, Omar. A Soldier’s Story

Baldwin, James. Fire Next Time

Baldwin, James. Go Tell It On the Mountain

Balzac, Honore de. Lost Illusions

Bausch, Richard. Selected Stories Of Richard Bausch

Beardsley, Monroe C.. European Philosophers from Descartes to Nietzsche

Beerbohm, Max. Zuleika Dobson

Boorstin, Daniel J.. Daniel J. Boorstin Reader

Borges, Jorge Luis. Labyrinths

Bronte, Anne. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre Tiein Edition

Bronte, Charlotte. The Professor

Bronte, Charlotte. Shirley

Bronte, Charlotte. Villette

Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights

Bulfinch, Thomas. Bulfinch’s Mythology

Bulfinch, Thomas. Bulfinch’s Mythology Audio

Cupid and Pysche and Other fables

Burckhardt, Jacob. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

Burton, Richard. The Arabian Nights

Burtt, Edwin A.. English Philosophers From Bacon to Mill

Butler, Samuel. The Way of All Flesh

Calisher, Hortense. The Novellas of Hortense Calisher

Capote, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Capote, Truman. A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, & A Thanksgiving Visitor

Capote, Truman. In Cold Blood

Cather, Willa. Death Comes for the Archbishop

Cather, Willa. My Antonia

Cervantes, Miguel de. Don Quixote

Chandler, Raymond. Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely

Chaucer, Geoffrey. Canterbury Tales

Foote, Anton Chekhov edited by Shelby. Early Short Stories

Foote, Anton Chekhov edited by Shelby. Later Short Stories

Chekhov, Anton. Longer Stories from the Last Decade

Chopin, Kate. Awakening and Other Stories

Colette, Rossant. Bella Vista

Colette, Rossant. My Mother’s House and Sido

Confucius. Wisdom of Confucius

Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness/Youth/Typhoon

Conrad, Joseph. Nostromo

Conrad, Joseph. The Secret Agent

Cozzens, James Gould. Guard of Honor

Crane, Stephen. Red Badge of Courage

Crane, Stephen. Red Badge of Courage Audio

Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage

Defoe, Daniel. Moll Flanders BBC tie-in edition

Donne, John. Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne

Donne, John. Going to Bed and Other Poems

Darwin, Charles. The Origin of Species

Darwin, Charles. Origin of the Species

Defoe, Daniel. Moll Flanders

Dickens, Charles. American Notes

Dickens, Charles. Christmas Carol & Other Stories

Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield

Dickens, Charles. Our Mutual Friend

Dickens, Charles. Tale of Two Cities

Dickinson, Emily. Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson

Dinesen, Isak. Out of Africa

Dinesen, Isak. Seven Gothic Tales

Doctorow, E.L.. Ragtime

Lincoln, Abraham. The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Best Short Stories of Dostoyevsky

Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Brothers Karamozov

Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Crime and Punishment

Dreiser, Theodore. Sister Carrie

Dreiser, Theodore. Sister Carrie

Dryden, John. Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans V 1

Dryden, John. Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans V 2

Bois, W. E. B. Du. Souls Of Black Folk

Dumas, Alexandre. Count of Monte Cristo

Einstein, Albert. Ideas and Opinions

Eliot, George. Middlemarch

Ellison, Ralph. Collected Essays

Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man

Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Selected Writings

Exley, Frederick. A Fan’s Notes

Faulkner, William. Absalom, Absalom!

Faulkner, William. Go Down Moses

Faulkner, William. Selected Short Stories

Faulkner, William. Sound and the Fury

Faulkner, William. Three Novels of the Snopes Family

Faulkner, William. Wild Palms

Feynman, Richard. Character of Physical Law

Fielding, Henry. Tom Jones

Fielding, H.. Tom Jones

Fitzgerald, Scott. This Side of Paradise

Flaubert, Gustave. Madame Bovary

Foote, Shelby. Beleaguered City

Foote, Shelby. Gettysburg

Foote, Shelby. Stars In Their Courses

Forman, Sir Denis. A Night at the Opera

Forster, E. M.. Room With A View/Howards End

Fowles, John. The Magus

Freud, Sigmund. Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud

Freud, Sigmund. Interpretations of Dreams

Gibbon, Edward. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire V 1

Gibbon, Edward. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire V 2

Gibbon, Edward. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire V 3

Godolphin, Francis. Great Classical Myths

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang. Sorrows of Young Werther

Gogol, Nikolai. Dead Souls

Grant, Ulysses S.. Personal Memoirs

Graves, Robert. I, Claudius

Greene, Graham. Quiet American

Hansberry, Lorraine. Raisin In The Sun

Hardy, Thomas. Collected Novels V 1

Hardy, Thomas. Collected Novels V 2

Hardy, Thomas. Return of the Native

Hardy, Thomas. Tess of the d’Urbervilles

Hardy, Thomas. Tess of the d’Urbervilles

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Complete Novels and Selected Tales V 1

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Complete Novels and Selected Tales V 2

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Hawthorne Treasury

Holbrooke, Richard. To End a War

Hugo, Victor. Hunchback of Notre Dame

Hugo, Victor. Les Miserables

Irving, John. The World According to Garp

Jacobs, Jane. Death and Life of Great American Cities

James, Henry. Washington Square

James, Henry. Wings of the Dove

James, William. Varieties of Religious Experience

Jefferson, Thomas. Life and Selected Writings

Jewett, Sarah Orne. Country of The Pointed Firs

Jose, F. Sionil. Dusk

Joyce, James. Dubliners

Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Joyce, James. Ulysses

Jung, Carl G.. Basic Writings

Kafka, Franz. Selected Short Stories

Kant, Emanuel. Philosophy of Emanuel Kant

Keats, John. Complete Poems of Keats

Kempton, Murray. Part of Our Time

Kidder, Tracy. The Soul of a New Machine

Lao Tzu. Tao Te Ching

Lawrence, D.H.. Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Lawrence, D.H.. Sons and Lovers

Levi-Strauss, Claude. Tristes Tropiques

Lewis, Sinclair. Main Street

Liebling, A. J.. Between Meals: An Appetite for Paris

Liebling, A.J.. The Road Back to Paris

London, Jack. The Call of the Wild, White Fang & To Build a Fire

Mailer, Norman. Executioner’s Song

Malory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte d’Arthur

Malory, Sir Thomas. Le Morte D’Arthur

Mandelstam, Nadezhda. Hope Against Hope

Mann, Thomas. Death In Venice

Mann, Thomas. Dr. Faustus

Mann, Thomas. Magic Mountain

Maugham, W. Somerset. Of Human Bondage

Maxwell, William. They Came Like Swallows

McCullers, Carson. Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

McKeon, Richard. Introduction to Aristotle

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick

Melville, Herman. Piazza Tales

Robinson, E.A.. The Poetry of E.A. Robinson

Miller, Henry. Tropic of Cancer

Mitchell, Joseph. Bottom of the Harbor

Mitchell, Joseph. Joe Gould’s Secret

Mitford, Nancy. Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate

Murasaki, Lady. Tale of Genji

Murray, Albert. South to a Very Old Place

Naipaul, V.S.. A Bend in the River

Nietzsche, Friedrich. Basic Writings of Nietzsche

Nietzsche, Friedrich. Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Norris, Frank. McTeague

O’Hara, John. Appointment in Samarra

O’Hara, John. Novellas of John O’Hara

O’Hara, John. A Rage to Live

O’Hara, John. We’ll Have Fun

O’Neill, Eugene. Nine Plays by Eugene O’Neill

Thompson, Hunter S.. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories

Henry, O.. Best Short Stories: O. Henry

Review, The Paris. Beat Writers at Work

Parker, Dorothy. Poetry and Short Stories of Dorothy Parker

Parkman, Francis. Montcalm and Wolfe

Percy, Walker. The Last Gentleman

Perret, Geoffrey. Ulysses S. Grant

Plato. Symposium

Plimpton, George, ed. The Writer’s Chapbook

Poe, Edgar Allen. The Raven and the Monkey’s Paw

Poe, Edgar Allen. Complete Tales and Poems

Porter, Katherine Anne. Pale Horse, Pale Rider

Prescott, William H.. The History of the Conquest of Mexico

Prescott, William H.. The History of the Conquest of Peru

Pritchett, V. S.. Cab at the Door and Midnight Oil

Pritchett, V. S.. The Pritchett Century Selected and with a Foreward by Oliver Pritchett

Pritchett, V.S.. The Pritchett Century

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time, Volume II

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time, Volume III

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time: V 1 Swann’s Way

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time: V 2 Within a Budding Grove

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time: V 3 Guermantes Way

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time: V 4 Sodom and Gomorrah

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time: V 5 Captive/The Fugitive

Proust, Marcel. In Search of Lost Time: V 6 Time Regained/Guide to Proust

Proust, Marcel. Swann’s Way

Reed, John Avalon. Collected Works of John Reed

Rilke, Rainer Maria. Ahead of All Parting: The Selected Poetry and Prose

Roosevelt, Theodore. Hunting Trips of a Ranchman & The Wilderness Hunter

Roosevelt, Theodore. Hunting Trips of a Ranchman & The Wilderness Hunter

Roosevelt, Theodore. The Naval War of 1812

Ross, Lillian. Picture

Roth, Philip. Goodbye Columbus

Salter, James. Sport and a Pastime

Scott, Sir Walter. Ivanhoe

Shakespeare, William. Complete Comedies of Shakespeare

Shakespeare, William. Hamlet

Shakespeare, William. Histories and Poems of William Shakespeare

Shakespeare, William. King Lear

Shakespeare, William. Macbeth

Shakespeare, William. Othello

Shakespeare, William. Tragedies of William Shakespeare

Steiner, Mary Shelley with an introduction by Wendy. Frankenstein

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. Complete Poems of Shelley

Smith, Adam. Wealth of Nations

Smith, Thorne. Topper

Solzhenitsyn, Alexander. Cancer Ward

Augustine, St.. City of God

Stein, Gertrude. Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

Stendhal. The Charterhouse of Parma

Stendhal. Red and the Black

Sterne, Laurence. Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey

Stoker, Bram. Dracula

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Styron, William. Confessions of Nat Turner

Styron, William. Sophie’s Choice

Swift, Jonathan. Gulliver’s Travels

Tanenhaus, Sam. Whittaker Chambers

Tarkington, Booth. The Magnificent Ambersons

Taylor, Peter. Old Forest & Other Stories

Thompson, Hunter S.. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Other American Stories

Thoreau, Henry David. Walden and Other Writings

Thurber, James. Thurber Carnival

Thurman, Wallace. Infants of the Spring

Tobias, Andrew. Best Little Boy in the World

Tolstoy, Leo. Anna Karenina

Tolstoy, Leo. War and Peace

Tomkins, Calvin. Living Well Is the Best Revenge

Toomer, Jean. Cane

Trollope, Anthony. The Way We Live Now

Twain, Mark. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain, Mark. Diary of Adam and Eve

Twain, Mark. Life on the Mississippi

Vidal, Gore. 1876

Vidal, Gore. Burr

Vidal, Gore. Empire

Vidal, Gore. Hollywood

Vidal, Gore. Lincoln

Vidal, Gore. Lincoln

Vidal, Gore. Washington, D.C.

Voltaire, Francois. Candide and Philosophical Letters

Wagner, Phyllis. Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural

Walton, Izaak. The Compleat Angler

Walton, Isaak. The Compleat Angler

Wells, H. G.. Island of Dr. Moreau

Welty, Eudora. Selected Stories of Eudora Welty

West, Nathanael. Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust

Wharton, Edith. The Age of Innocence

Wharton, Edith. New York Novels, with Foreword by Louis Auchincloss

Wheeler, Sara. Terra Incognita

Wheeler, Sara. Travels in a Thin Country

Whitman, Walt. Leaves of Grass

Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray

Wilde, Oscar. Picture of Dorian Grey

Wilde, Oscar. Salome

Wilson, Edmund. Axel’s Castle

Editor, Sondra Kathryn Wilson,. The Crisis Reader

Yeats, William Butler. Irish Fairy and Folktales

Yourcenar, Margaret. Memoirs of Hadrian

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