Reading in the 1890s

Abraham Lincoln: A History.  John Hay and John G. Nicolay

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.  Arthur Conan Doyle

The Awakening.  Kate Chopin

Captains Courageous.  Rudyard Kipling

The Country of the Pointed Firs.  Sarah Orne Jewett

Dracula.  Bram Stoker

The Golden Bough.  James George Frazer

How the Other Half Lives.  Jacob August Riis

The Importance of Being Earnest.  Oscar Wilde

In Darkest Africa.  Henry Morton Stanley

The Jungle Book.  Rudyard Kipling

McTeague.  Frank Norris

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets.  Stephen Crane

A Message to Garcia.  Elbert Hubbard

Outlines of a Critical Theory of Ethics.  John Dewey

The Picture of Dorian Gray.  Oscar Wilde

Prairie Folks.  Hamlin Garland

The Principles of Psychology.  William James

The Prisoner of Zenda.  Anthony Hope

Quo Vadis.  Henryk Sienkiewicz

Red Badge of Courage.  Stephen Crane

Rhymes of Childhood.  James Whitcomb Riley

Sonnets and Other Verses.  George Santayana

Tales of Soldiers and Civilians.  Ambrose Bierce

Tess of the D’Urbervilles.  Thomas Hardy

The Theory of the Leisure Class.  Thorstein Veblen

The Time Machine.  H.G. Wells

The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson.  “Mark Twain”

Uncle Vanya.  Anton Chekhov

A Waif of the Plains.  Bret Harte

The War of the Worlds.  H.G. Wells