100 Best American Novels of the 20th Century

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To Kill a Mocking Bird
2
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
3
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
4
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
5
The Old Man and the Sea
6
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
7
Of Mice and Men
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The Catcher in the Rye
9
Invisible Man
10
Lolita
11
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
12
Sophie's Choice
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13
Fahrenheit 451
14
The Sound and the Fury
15
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
16
The House of Mirth
17
East of Eden
18
An American Tragedy
19
Charlotte's Web
20
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
21
The Sun Also Rises
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
23
A Farewell to Arms
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Absalom, Absalom!
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25
Main Street
26
On the Road
27
Cannery Row
28
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
29
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
30
Ethan Frome
31
Herzog
32
Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
33
O Pioneers!
34
Their Eyes Were Watching God
35
Rabbit, Run (John Updike)
36
Breakfast of Champions
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37
The Accidental Tourist (Anne Tyler)
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The World According to Garp
39
Angle of Repose
40
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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