Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century
Starting with a list of 200 titles made by bookshops and journalists, 17,000 French people answered the question, "Which books have stayed in your memory?" The list includes novels, poetry, theatre, and comic strips. Some received the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The 100 Books of the Century change
Note: Language and Country refer to the author's career generally, not to the book specifically.