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Below are influential Russian writer Leo Tolstoy’s favorite books. This list also includes Leo Tolstoy books that others have favorited on

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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu Lao-tzu’s Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, is the classic manual on the art of living, and one of the wonders of the world. In eighty-one brief chapters, the Tao Te Chin

Mencius by Mencius Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The Mencius, in which he recounts his di
The Analects by Confusious

The Analects by Confucius In this excellent English translation of The Analects, or Sayings, of Confucius, readers will find a rich distillation of the timeless precepts of one of history’s mo
Les Miserables victor hugo

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo Introducing one of the most famous characters in literature, Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks among the gr
The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope

The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope The tough-mindedness of the social satire in and its air of palpable integrity give this novel a special place in Anthony Trollope’s Literary career. Trol
Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo

Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo At the center of Hugo’s classic novel are three extraordinary characters caught in a web of fatal obsession. The grotesque hunchback Quasimodo, bell-ringer of

The Symposium and The Phaedo by Plato Raymond Larson’s excellent translation of the dialogues that deal, respectively, with the nature of eros and the immortality of the soul are supplemented by
The Confessions by Jean Jacques-Rousseau

The Confessions by Jean Jacques-Rousseau In his Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau tells the story of his life, from the formative experience of his humble childhood in Geneva, through the achievement
Yevgeny Onegin by Alexander Pushkin

Yevgeny Onegin by Alexander Pushkin The aristocratic Yevgeny Onegin has come into his inheritance, leaving the glamour of St Petersburg’s social life behind to take up residence at his uncleR
A Hero for Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

A Hero for Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov The first example of the psychological novel in Russia, A Hero of Our Time influenced Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov, and other great nineteenth-century mas
sentimental journey lawrence sterne

A Sentimental Journey by Laurence Sterne A furiously witty response to Tobias Smollett’s curmudgeonly ‘Travels through France and Italy’, Laurence Sterne’s A Sentimental Journ
History of the conquest of Mexico william prescott

The Conquest of Mexico by William Prescott “It is a magnificent epic,” said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in 1843. Since then, his sweeping