There are hundreds of thousands of great works of fiction. But you won’t be able to read most of them. That is why we flock towards the best book lists. Today, we will be looking at Mark Manson’s best fiction books of all-time list and see which books made their list.
Who is Mark Manson?
You may be wondering “who is Mark Manson?” Even if you don’t know him by name, you most likely have come across his book at a bookstore. He wrote the novel The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and is a #1 New York Times bestselling author.
That gives him some credibility when it comes to books. But how will his book list hold? There is only one way to find out. You can see all 47 of his selections below!
Mark Manson’s Best Fiction Books of All Time
- Ulysses by James Joyce
- War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
- Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
- Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
- The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
- The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
- East of Eden by John Steinbeck
- Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
- Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- 1984 by George Orwell
- Beloved by Toni Morrison
- 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- The Iliad by Homer
- The Odyssey by Homer
- Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
- The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
- Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes
- Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
- A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
- Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
- In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
- Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
- To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
- The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
- The Stranger by Albert Camus
- Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
- Candide by Voltaire
- Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
- Hamlet by William Shakespeare
- Macbeth by William Shakespeare
- Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
- The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
- Oedipus the King by Sophocles
- Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
- Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
- The Master and Margarita by Mihkail Bulgakov
- The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
- Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
- Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
- White Noise by Don DeLillo
- Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
- The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
- The Road by Cormac McCarthy
- Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Classics and More Classics
Manson’s list is a solid list that includes almost all classics. This is always a tricky line because classics will obviously dominate these kinds of lists. But if you choose only classics, then it makes the lists dull.
Does Manson not have any fiction books that are his favorites that he believes should be on the list? Apparently not because this is his full list. These are great reads but it doesn’t have any fun takes.
That is all for Mark Manson’s best fiction books of all-time list. What books should have made his list? What did you think of his list? Let us know in the comments below!