They taught a list in school, but this is my version, shaped by how each work influenced me as a writer.
The Top Ten pieces of Literature according to me:
1 - The Brothers Karamazov --- Fyoder Dostoevsky - no book had a greater impact on me.
2 - Hamlet --- William Shakespeare
3 - War and Peace --- Leo Tolstoy
4 - Lolita --- Vladimir Nabakov
5 - The Great Gatsby --- F. Scott Fitzgerald
6 - As I Lay Dying --- William Faulkner
7 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn --- Mark Twain
8 - Crime and Punishment - Fyoder Dostoevksy
9- The Stories of Anton Chekov - Anton Chekov
10 - The Metamorphisis - Franz Kafka
What do you say? What are your favorite works of literature?