Amazon Editors Reveal Curated List of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

Posted on February 9, 2014

Amazon editors have revealed a curated list of 100 books to read in a lifetime. The list was hand-selected by the Amazon Books editorial team and can be found here on Amazon calls the list a "bucket list of books to create a well-read life."

Sara Nelson, Editorial Director of Print and Kindle Books at, said in a statement, "With 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime, we set out to build a roadmap of a literary life without making it feel like a homework assignment. Over many months, the team passionately debated and defended the books we wanted on this list. In other words, we applied plenty of the bookish equivalent of elbow-grease, and we can't wait to hear what customers have to say about our final picks."

Here are some highlights of the list:

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