Adam Fawer's Improbable.
Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner.
Stephen King's The Stand.
Shelley's Frankenstein (1818 text).
Stephenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath (can't believe I never read this before -- incredible!)
Several short stories by Joseph Conrad.
Escohotado's A Brief History of Drugs.
A bunch of other stuff that I don't have handy.