For novels that is, according to the American Book Review. This has quite a mix of very literary works and some that are not so literary. My personal favorites (as you can see, I tend toward the simple):
Moby Dick (#1)
Gravity's Rainbow (#3)
Invisible Man (#10)
Galatea 2.2 (#35)
And yes, it even includes "It was a dark and stormy night" (#22). What are your favorites?