20 Books Every Smart Person Should Read

'Because Some Classics Just Shouldn't Be Skipped.' Some classics are definitely worth the read, even if they seem intimidating. This list contains books that can help you expand your vocabulary, change your worldview, and even become smarter.
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Pale Fire
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The Tempest
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Middlesex (Michigan)
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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The Collected Short Stories of Eudora Welty
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Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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Gravity's Rainbow
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Howl (1955) - Allen Ginsberg
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
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To the Lighthouse
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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The Year of Magical Thinking
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On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
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Underworld
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Moby Dick
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
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The Art of War
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Ulysses
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Crime and Punishment
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