Monika's 250 Books to Read by 40

With a little over 5 years to go, I decided that it was a good idea to make a list of 250 books I want to have under my belt when I'm 40 (in the year of 2023). Some are books I want to read again and the rest are what popped into my head at 34. Should be a little of everything and all my from my shelves. Hopefully ListChallenges is still around then.
(Knowing myself right I'll probably end up reading every book but the ones on this list.)
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13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl (Mona Awad)
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2666 (Roberto Bolano)
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The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
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Almost Transparent Blue - Ryu Murakami
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American Gods (Neil Gaiman)
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An African in Greenland (Tété-Michel Kpomassie)
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An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
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Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
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Antarctic Navigation (Elizabeth Arthur)
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Apocalypse for Beginners (Nicolas Dickner)
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Around the World in Eighty Days
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At Swim, Two Boys (Jamie O'neill)
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13
At Swim-Two-Birds (Flann O'brien)
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August Is a Wicked Month (Edna O'brien)
15
Bad Behaviour (Mary Gaitskill)
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Bear (Marian Engel)
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The Beautiful Room Is Empty
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Beauty Is a Wound (Eka Kurniawan)
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Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me (Richard Fariña)
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The Beggar Maid
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Bestialitetens Historie (Jens Ingvald Bjørneboe)
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Blaming
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Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
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Blonde
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25
The Blood Miracles (Lisa Mcinerney)
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The Bluest Eye (Toni Morrison)
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Bodies of Light (Sarah Moss)
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The Bone People (Keri Hulme)
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The Bonfire of the Vanities
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Bonjour Tristesse by Francois Sagan
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Book of Laughter and Forgetting (Milan Kundera)
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A Boy's Own Story
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Breakfast of Champions
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Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
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BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY
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Brighton Rock
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37
Brooklyn (Colm Toibin)
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The Brothers Karamazov
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Burial Rites (Hannah Kent)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
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