Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

The list spans 200 years of literature, along with a wide range of genres and intended audiences; authors include David Sedaris, Salman Rushdie, J.D. Salinger, Michael Pollan and Shel Silverstein.
Sara Nelson, editorial director of print and Kindle books at Amazon.com, said the list was created through taxing months of deliberation among her team, though no mathematical algorithms were used.
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1984 (George Orwell)
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A Brief History of Time
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
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A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning: The Short-Lived
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A Wrinkle in Time
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Alice Munro: Selected Stories
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Alice in Wonderland
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All the President's Men
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Angela's Ashes
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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
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Bel Canto (Ann Patchett)
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Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race The
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Breath, Eyes, Memory
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
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Charlotte's Web
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Cutting for Stone (Abraham Verghese)
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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
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Dune
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Farenheit 451
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
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Gone Girl
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Goodnight Moon
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Great Expectations
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Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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In Cold Blood
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"Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Invisible Man
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Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
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Kitchen Confidential Anthony Bourdain
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Life After Life
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Little House on the Prairie
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Lolita
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Love in the Time of Cholera
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Love Medicine
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Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)
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