Last modified: 1 February 2019

Below you will find a comprehensive list of titles recommended for the IB Diploma Programme. Links are provided for those titles that are available in the BCS Library as well as those availability electronically.

This table is updated monthly as more titles are made available.

Author

Title

OPAC (EN)

OPAC (DE)

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Abbott, Edwin A.

Flatland

 

 

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Achebe, Chinua

Things Fall Apart

EN

     

Adams, Douglas

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

EN

     

Adams, Richard

Watership Down

EN

     

Albee, Edward

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

EN

     

Allende, Isabel

The House of the Spirits

EN

     

Alvarez, Julia

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

EN

     

Angelou, Maya

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

EN

     

Atwood, Margaret

Robber Bride

EN

     

Atwood, Margaret

The Handmaid’s Tale

EN

     

Austen, Jane

Emma

EN

 

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Austen, Jane

Pride and Prejudice

EN

 

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Austen, Jane

Sense and Sensibility

EN

     

Azimov, Isaac

I. Robot

EN

     

Baldwin, James

Go Tell It on the Mountain

EN

     

Baldwin, James

The Amen Corner

EN

     

Beckett, Samuel

Waiting for Godot

EN

     

Bradbury, Ray

Fahrenheit 451

EN

     

Brontë, Charlotte

Jane Eyre

EN

     

Brontë, Emily

Wuthering Heights

EN

 

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Buchanan, John

Thirty-nine Steps

 

 

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Camus, Albert

The Fall

EN

     

Camus, Albert

The Stranger

EN

     

Card, Orson Scott

Ender’s Game

EN

     

Carson, Rachel

Silent Spring

EN

     

Cervantes, Miguel

Don Quixote

 

 

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Chopin, Kate

The Awakening

EN

 

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Christie, Agatha

Murder on the Orient Express

EN

     

Cisneros, Sandra

The House on Mango Street

EN

     

Clark, Arthur C.

2001, A Space Odyssey

EN

     

Classic

The Epic of Gilgamesh

EN

     

Collins, Wilkie

The Moonstone

EN

 

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Collins, Wilkie

The Woman in White

 

 

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Conrad, Joseph

Heart of Darkness

EN

 

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Cooper, James Fennimore

The Last of the Mohicans

 

 

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Crane, Stephen

The Red Badge of Courage

   

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Cunningham, Michael

The Hours

EN

     

Dante

The Inferno

EN

     

Darwin, Charles

Origin of Species

EN

     

Defoe, Daniel

Moll Flanders

EN

     

Defoe, Daniel

Robinson Crusoe

EN

     

Dickens, Charles

A Tale of Two Cities

 

 

eBook

 

Dickens, Charles

Bleak House

 

 

eBook

 

Dickens, Charles

David Copperfield

 

 

eBook

 

Dickens, Charles

Great Expectations

EN

 

eBook

 

Dickens, Charles

Hard Times

EN

 

eBook

 

Dickens, Charles

Oliver Twist

EN

 

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Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Crime and Punishment

EN

 

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Dostoevsky, Fyodor

Notes From the Underground

EN

     

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

The Hound of the Baskervilles

EN

 

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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

The Lost World

 

 

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Eliot, George

Silas Marner

   

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Ellison, Ralph

The Invisible Man

   

eBook

 

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

The Portable Emerson

EN

     

Faulkner, William

As I Lay Dying

EN

     

Faulkner, William

The Sound and the Fury

EN

     

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

The Great Gatsby

EN

     

Flaubert, Gustave

Madame Bovary

 

 

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Franklin, Benjamin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

 

 

eBook

 

Gaardner, Jostein

Sophie’s World: A Novel About the History of Philosophy

EN

     

Golding, William

Lord of the Flies

EN

     

Goldman, William

The Princess Bride

EN

     

Günter Grass

The Tin Drum / Die Blechtrommel

EN

     

Günter Grass

Cat and Mouse / Katz und Maus

EN

     

Greene, Graham

The Power and the Glory

EN

     

Griffin, John Howard

Black Like Me

EN

     

Haddon, Mark

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

EN

     

Haley, Alex/Malcom X

The Autobiography of Malcom X

EN

     

Hardy, Thomas

Tess of the D’Ubervilles

   

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel

The Scarlet Letter

EN

     

Heller, Joseph

Catch-22

EN

     

Hemingway, Ernest

The Sun Also Rises

EN

     

Herbert, Frank

Dune

EN

     

Hesse, Hermann

Steppenwolf

EN

     

Homer

The Iliad

EN

     

Homer

The Odyssey

EN

     

Hugo, Victor

Les Miserables

EN

     

Hurston, Zora Neale

Their Eyes Were Watching God

EN

     

Huxley, Aldous

Brave New World

EN

     

James, Henry

The Turn of the Screw

 

 

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Joyce, James

Dubliners

 

 

eBook

 

Joyce, James

Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man

EN

     

Kafka, Franz

The Metamorphosis

EN

     

Kafka, Franz

The Trial

EN

     

Kerouac, Jack

On the Road

EN

     

Kesey, Ken

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

EN

     

Kidd, Sue Monk

The Secret Life of Bees

EN

     

Kingsolver, Barbara

The Poisonwood Bible

EN

     

Kipling, Rudyard

Kim

EN

 

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Lawrence, D. H.

Sons and Lovers

 

 

eBook

 

Le Guin, Ursula K.

Lathe of Heaven

EN

     

Lee, Harper

To Kill a Mockingbird

EN

     

London, Jack

The Call of the Wild

EN

 

eBook

 

London, Jack

White Fang

EN

 

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Lowry, Lois

The Giver

EN

     

Machiavelli, Niccolo

The Prince

 

 

eBook

 

Mann, Thomas

A Death in Venice / Der Tod in Venedig

EN

DE

   

Mann, Thomas

The Magic Mountain / Der Zauberberg

 

DE

   

Mann, Thomas

Mario and the magician / Mario und der Zauberer

 

DE

   

Massie, Robert

Nicholas and Alexandra

EN

     

Maugham, Somerset

Of Human Bondage

EN

 

eBook

 

Melville, Herman

Moby Dick

EN

 

eBook

 

Miller, Arthur

Death of a Salesman

EN

     

Molsely, Walter

The Devil in a Blue Dress

EN

     

Morrison, Toni

Beloved

EN

     

O’Conner, Flannery

A Good Man is Hard to Find

EN

     

Orwell, George

1984

EN

     

Orwell, George

Down and Out in Paris and London

EN

     

Paton, Alan

Cry, the Beloved Country

EN

     

Pirsig, Robert

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

EN

     

Pullman, Philip

His Dark Materials Trilogy

EN

     

Rose, Reginald

Twelve Angry Men

EN

     

Roy, Arundhati

The God of Small Things

EN

     

Saki

The Complete Short Stories

EN

     

Salinger, J. D.

Franny and Zooey

EN

     

Salinger, J. D.

The Catcher in the Rye

EN

     

Sartre, Jean-Paul

No Exit

EN

     

Schlink, Bernhard

The Reader

EN

     

Scott, Walter

Ivanhoe

EN

 

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Shelley, Mary

Frankenstein

 

 

eBook

 

Sijie, Dai

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

EN

     

Sinclair, Upton

The Jungle

EN

 

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Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr

One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich

EN

     

Steinbeck, John

East of Eden

EN

     

Steinbeck, John

Of Mice and Men

EN

     

Steinbeck, John

The Grapes of Wrath

EN

     

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Kidnapped

 

 

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Stoker, Bram

Dracula

EN

 

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

EN

     

Styron, William

Sophie’s Choice

EN

     

Swift, Jonathan

Gulliver’s Travels

EN

     

Taylor, Mildred

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

EN

     

Terkel, Studs

Hard Times

   

eBook

 

Thoreau, Henry David

Walden

EN

 

eBook

 

Tolkien, J. R. R.

The Hobbit

EN

     

Tolkien, J. R. R.

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

EN

     

Tolstoy, Leo

War and Peace

EN

     

Trollope, Anthony

The Warden

 

 

eBook

 

Twain, Mark

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

 

 

eBook

 

Twain, Mark

Puddin’ Head Wilson

 

 

eBook

 

Twain, Mark

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

EN

 

eBook

 

Twain, Mark

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

EN

 

eBook

 

Updike, John

Rabbit Run

EN

     

Voltaire

Candide

EN

 

eBook

 

Vonnegut, Kurt

Breakfast of Champions

EN

     

Vonnegut, Kurt

Slaughterhouse Five

EN

     

Walker, Alice

The Color Purple

EN

     

Watson, James D.

The Double Helix

EN

     

Wells, H. G.

The Time Machine

EN

 

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Wharton, Edith

The House of Mirth

EN

 

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Wilde, Oscar

The Picture of Dorian Gray

EN

 

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Williams, Tennesee

A Streetcar Named Desire

EN

     

Williams, Tennessee

The Glass Menagerie

EN

     

Woolf, Virginia

Mrs. Dalloway

EN

     

Woolf, Virginia

To the Lighthouse

EN

     

Zamyatin, Yevgeny

We

EN