War and Peace, novel by Lev Tolstoi, 1869

"Le Bateau ivre," poem by Arthur Rimbaud, 1871

The Birth of Tragedy, prose by Friedrich Nietzsche, 1872

The Devils, novel by Fedor Dostoevskii, 1872

Family Strife in Hapsburg, play by Franz Grillparzer, 1872

"Alchemy of the Word," poem by Arthur Rimbaud, 1873

Around the World in Eighty Days, novel by Jules Verne, 1873

"Fleurs," poem by Arthur Rimbaud, 1873

"Art poetique," poem by Paul Verlaine, 1874

"Il pleure dans mon coeur . . . ," poem by Paul Verlaine, 1874

Anna Karenina, novel by Lev Tolstoi, 1875-77

"L’Apres-midi d’un faune," poem by Stephane Mallarme, 1876

L’Assommoir, novel by Emile Zola, 1877

"A Simple Heart," story by Gustave Flaubert, 1877

Before the Storm, novel by Theodor Fontane, 1878

A Doll’s House, play by Henrik Ibsen, 1879

The Gaucho Martin Fierro, poems by Jose Hernandez, 1879

Woyzeck, play by Georg Buchner, 1879 (written 1835-37)

The Brothers Karamazov, novel by Fedor Dostoevskii, 1880

The Posthumous Memoirs of Braz Cubas, novel by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, 1880

Ghosts, play by Henrik Ibsen, 1881

The House by the Medlar Tree, novel by Giovanni Verga, 1881

Thus Spoke Zarathustra, prose by Friedrich Nietzsche, 1883-85

"L’Abandonne," story by Guy de Maupassant, 1884

"The Necklace," story by Guy de Maupassant, 1884

The Wild Duck, play by Henrik Ibsen, 1884

Germinal, novel by Emile Zola, 1885

The Death of Ivan Ilyich, novella by Lev Tolstoi, 1886

The Earth, novel by Emile Zola, 1887

"Ses purs ongles tres haut ddiant leur onyx," poem by Stephane Mallarme, 1887

Miss Julie, play by August Strindberg, 1888

Pierre and Jean, novella by Guy de Maupassant, 1888

The White Horseman, novella by Theodor Storm, 1888

Master Don Gesualdo, novel by Giovanni Verga, 1889

Hedda Gabler, play by Henrik Ibsen, 1890

Hunger, novel by Knut Hamsun, 1890

The Intruder, play by Maurice Maeterlinck, 1890

The Last Poems, poems by Jules Laforgue, 1890

Gosta Berling’s Saga, novel by Selma Lagerlof, 1891

The Kreutzer Sonata, novella by Lev Tolstoi, 1891

Spring Awakening, play by Frank Wedekind, 1891

The Master Builder, play by Henrik Ibsen, 1892

The Weavers, play by Gerhart Hauptmann, 1892

Effi Briest, novel by Theodor Fontane, 1895

The Lulu Plays, plays by Frank Wedekind, 1895-1904

"Mia," poem by Ruben Darfo, 1896

The Seagull, play by Anton Chekhov, 1896

Ubu Rex, play by Alfred Jarry, 1896

Cyrano de Bergerac, play by Edmond Rostand, 1897

Uncle Vanya, play by Anton Chekhov, 1897

Dom Casmurro, novel by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, 1899

The Lady with a Dog, story by Anton Chekhov, written 1899

Twenty-Six Men and a Girl, story by Maksim Gor’kii, 1899

Buddenbrooks, novel by Thomas Mann, 1900

The Flame, novel by Gabriele D’Annunzio, 1900

La Ronde, play by Arthur Schnitzler, 1900

Francesca da Rimini, play by Gabriele D’Annunzio, 1901

The Three Sisters, play by Anton Chekhov, 1901

The Immoralist, novella by Andr Gide, 1902

The Lower Depths, play by Maksim Gor’kii, 1902

"Rain in the Pine Forest," poem by Gabriele D’Annunzio, 1903

The Cherry Orchard, play by Anton Chekhov, 1904

"Waiting for the Barbarians," poem by Constantine Petrou Cavafy, 1904

The Blue Angel, novel by Heinrich Mann, 1905

Young Torless, novel by Robert Musil, 1906

A Flea in Her Ear, play by Georges Feydeau, 1907

The Ghost Sonata, play by August Strindberg, 1907

The Blue Bird, play by Maurice Maeterlinck, 1909

"Incantation by Laughter," poem by Velimir Khlebnikov, 1909

Death in Venice, novella by Thomas Mann, 1912

The Gods Are Athirst, novel by Anatole France, 1912

Professor Bernhardi, play by Arthur Schnitzler, 1912

"Le Chanson du mal-aime," poem by Guillaume Apollinaire, 1913

The Wanderer, novel by Alain-Fournier, 1913

"Zone," poem by Guillaume Apollinaire, 1913

Remembrance of Things Past, novel by Marcel Proust, 1913-27

"Un Coup de des jamais n’abolira le hasard," poem by Stephane Mallarme, 1914 (written 1897)

Mist, novel by Miguel de Unamuno, 1914

Platero and I, poem by Juan Ramon Jimenez, 1914

Cloud in Trousers, poem by Vladimir Maiakovskii, 1915

The Gentleman from San Francisco, novella by Ivan Bunin, 1915

"Grodek," poem by Georg Trakl, 1915

The Metamorphosis, novella by Franz Kafka, 1915

Petersburg, novel by Andrei Belyi, 1916

Under Fire, novel by Henri Barbusse, 1916

"La Jeune Parque," poem by Paul Valery, 1917 (written 1912-17)

The Gas Trilogy, plays by Georg Kaiser, 1917-20

The Twelve, poem by Aleksandr Blok, 1918

"The Eternal Dice," poem by Cesar Vallejo, 1919

Cheri, novel by Colette, 1920

The Christ of Velazquez, poem by Miguel de Unamuno, 1920

"Le Cimetiere marin," poem by Paul Valery, 1920

Kristin Lavransdatter, novels by Sigrid Undset, 1920-22

Confessions of Felix Krull, Confidence Man, novel by Thomas Mann, 1922 (complete 1954)

The Difficult Man, play by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, 1921

Henry IV, play by Luigi Pirandello, 1921

The Insect Play, play by Karel Capek, 1921

Six Characters in Search of an Author, play by Luigi Pirandello, 1921

The Good Soldier Svejk and His Fortunes in the World War, novel by Jaroslav Hasek, 1921-23

Baal, play by Bertolt Brecht, 1922

"Palau," poem by Gottfried Benn, 1922

Siddhartha, novel by Hermann Hesse, 1922

About This, poem by Vladimir Maiakovskii, 1923

Confessions of Zeno, novel by Italo Svevo, 1923

The Devil in the Flesh, novel by Raymond Radiguet, 1923

Seventh Duino Elegy, poem by Rainer Maria Rilke, 1923

Sonnets to Orpheus, poems by Rainer Maria Rilke, 1923

The Magic Mountain, novel by Thomas Mann, 1924

We, novel by Evgenii Zamiatin, 1924

Cuttlefish Bones, poems by Eugenio Montale, 1925

The Tower, play by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, 1925

The Trial, novel by Franz Kafka, 1925 (written 1914-15)

The Castle, novel by Franz Kafka, 1926 (written 1922)

The Counterfeiters, novel by Andre Gide, 1926

Paris Peasant, prose poem by Louis Aragon, 1926

Red Cavalry, stories by Isaak Babel, 1926

Tentativa del hombre infinito, poem by Pablo Neruda, 1926

Envy, novel by Iurii Olesha, 1927

Steppenwolf, novel by Hermann Hesse, 1927

Therese, novel by Frangois Mauriac, 1927

Some Prefer Nettles, novel by Tanizaki Jun’ichiro, 1928

The Threepenny Opera, play by Bertolt Brecht, 1928

"You the Only One," poem by Paul Eluard, 1928

The Satin Slipper, play by Paul Claudel, 1928-29

All Quiet on the Western Front, novel by Erich Maria Remarque, 1929

The Bedbug, play by Vladimir Maiakovskii, 1929

Berlin Alexanderplatz, novel by Alfred Doblin, 1929

The Holy Terrors, novel by Jean Cocteau, 1929

The Time of Indifference, novel by Alberto Moravia, 1929

The White Guard, novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, 1929

Andreas, fiction by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, 1930 (written 1912-13)

Fontamara, novel by Ignazio Silone, 1930

The Man Without Qualities, novel by Robert Musil, 1930-43

Free Union, poem by Andre Breton, 1931

Night Flight, novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, 1931

Tales from the Vienna Woods, play by Odon von Horvath, 1931

The Sleepwalkers, novels by Hermann Broch, 1931-32

Journey to the End of the Night, novel by Louis-Ferdinand Celine, 1932

The Radetzky March, novel by Joseph Roth, 1932

Blood Wedding, play by Federico Garcia Lorca, 1933

Man’s Fate, novel by Andre Malraux, 1933

"Sirens," poem by Giuseppe Ungaretti, 1933

The Infernal Machine, play by Jean Cocteau, 1934

Yerma, play by Federico Garcia Lorca, 1934

"Arte poetica," poem by Pablo Neruda, 1935

Mythistorima, poem by George Seferis, 1935

"The Sacred Way," poem by Angelos Sikelianos, 1935

Tiger at the Gates, play by Jean Giraudoux, 1935

Auto-da-Fe, novel by Elias Canetti, 1936

Bread and Wine, novel by Ignazio Silone, 1937

Ferdydurke, novel by Witold Gombrowicz, 1937

Mad Love, prose by Andre Breton, 1937

Rickshaw Boy, novel by Lao She, 1937

Snow Country, novel by Kawabata Yasunari, 1937

Nausea, novel by Jean-Paul Sartre, 1938

The Theatre and Its Double, prose by Antonin Artaud, 1938

"Considerando en frio," poem by Cesar Vallejo, 1939

Conversation in Sicily, novel by Elio Vittorini, 1939

Tropisms, prose by Nathalie Sarraute, 1939

Le Creve-coeur, poems by Louis Aragon, 1941

Mother Courage and Her Children, play by Bertolt Brecht, 1941

"The Storm," poem by Eugenio Montale, 1941

"Death and the Compass," story by Jorge Luis Borges, 1942

The Outsider, novel by Albert Camus, 1942

Pascual Duarte’s Family, novel by Camilo Jos’ Cela, 1942

The Voice of Things, poems by Francis Ponge, 1942

The Flies, play by Jean-Paul Sartre, 1943

The Glass Bead Game, novel by Hermann Hesse, 1943

The Good Person of Szechwan, play by Bertolt Brecht, 1943

The Life of Galileo, play by Bertolt Brecht, 1943

Antigone, play by Jean Anhouilh, 1944

No Exit, play by Jean-Paul Sartre, 1944

The Age of Reason, novel by Jean-Paul Sartre, 1945

The Bridge on the Drina, novel by Ivo Andric, 1945

Christ Stopped at Eboli, novel by Carlo Levi, 1945

The Death of Virgil, novel by Hermann Broch, 1945

The House of Bernarda Alba, play by Federico Garcia Lorca, 1945

The Madwoman of Chaillot, play by Jean Giraudoux, 1945

Filumena Marturano, play by Eduardo De Filippo, 1946

The President, novel by Miguel Angel Asturias, 1946

Doctor Faustus, novel by Thomas Mann, 1947

The Kingdom of This World, novel by Alejo Carpentier, 1947

The Maids, play by Jean Genet, 1947

Ode to Charles Fourier, poem by Andre Breton, 1947

The Plague, novel by Albert Camus, 1947

Ashes and Diamonds, novel by Jerzy Andrzejewski, 1948

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, play by Bertolt Brecht, 1948

The Fire Raisers, play by Max Frisch, 1948

House of Liars, novel by Elsa Morante, 1948

The Second Sex, prose by Simone de Beauvoir, 1949

The Bald Prima Donna, play by Eugene Ionesco, 1950

The Fugitive, novel by Pramoedya Ananta Toer, 1950

The Moon and the Bonfires, novel by Cesare Pavese, 1950

Die Strudlhofstiege, novel by Heimito von Doderer, 1951

The Hussar on the Roof, novel by Jean Giono, 1951

Memoirs of Hadrian, novel by Marguerite Yourcenar, 1951

Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable, novels by Samuel Beckett, 1951-53

"Death Fugue," poem by Paul Celan, 1952 (written 1948)

Waiting for Godot, play by Samuel Beckett, 1952

The Lost Steps, novel by Alejo Carpentier, 1953

The Pillar of Salt, novel by Albert Memmi, 1953

Professeur Taranne, play by Arthur Adamov, 1953

Against Sainte-Beuve, prose by Marcel Proust, 1954

I’m Not Stiller, play by Max Frisch, 1954

The Mandarins, novel by Simone de Beauvoir, 1954

The Last Temptation, novel by Nikos Kazantzakis, 1955

The Voyeur, novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1955

The Balcony, play by Jean Genet, 1956

The Fall, novel by Albert Camus, 1956

"A Sentence for Tyranny," poem by Gyula Illyes, 1956

The Visit, play by Friedrich Durrenmatt, 1956

Doctor Zhivago, novel by Boris Pasternak, 1957

Endgame, play by Samuel Beckett, 1957

Seamarks, poem by Saint-John Perse, 1957

Sun Stone, poem by Octavio Paz, 1957

Deep Rivers, novel by Jose Maria Arguedas, 1958

In the Labyrinth, novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1959

Rhinoceros, play by Eugene Ionesco, 1959

The Tin Drum, novel by Gunter Grass, 1959

Zazie, novel by Raymond Queneau, 1959

Andorra, play by Max Frisch, 1961

Voices in the Evening, novel by Natalia Ginzburg, 1961

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, novella by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 1962

The Physicists, play by Friedrich Durrenmatt, 1962

Plagued by the West, novel by Jalal Al-e Ahmad, 1962

Woman in the Dunes, novel by Abe K5b5, 1962

Poem without a Hero, poem by Anna Akhmatova, 1963

Requiem, poem cycle by Anna Akhmatova, 1963

Marat/Sade, play by Peter Weiss, 1964

Blue Flowers, novel by Raymond Queneau, 1965

The Investigation, play by Peter Weiss, 1965

The Master and Margarita, novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, 1966

Silence, novel by End5 Shusaku, 1966

One Hundred Years of Solitude, novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1967

Cancer Ward, novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 1968

The German Lesson, novel by Seigfried Lenz, 1968

The Lime Works, novel by Thomas Bernhard, 1970

The Ordeal, novel by Vasil Bykaw, 1970

Group Portrait with Lady, novel by Heinrich Boll, 1971

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum, novel by Heinrich Boll, 1974

The Periodic Table, stories by Primo Levi, 1975

Kiss of the Spider Woman, novel by Manuel Puig, 1976

A School for Fools, novel by Sasha Sokolov, 1976

A Part of Speech, poems by Iosif Brodskii, 1977

Life: A User’s Manual, novel by Georges Perece, 1978

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller, novel by Italo Calvino, 1979

Name of the Rose, novel by Umberto Eco, 1980

The House of the Spirits, novel by Isabel Allende, 1982

Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade, novel by Assia Djebar, 1985

Love in the Time of Cholera, novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 1985

Mr. Mani, novel by A.B. Yehoshua, 1989

Rice, novel by Su Tong, 1991

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