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100 Classic American Novels

A list of one hundred American novels often considered to be literary classics, many of which you have probably read.
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Roots (Alex Haley)
Roots (Alex Haley)
2
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
3
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
4
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
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5
Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk)
6
The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
7
Charlotte's Web (E.B. White)
Charlotte's Web (E.B. White)
8
Giant (Edna Ferber)
Giant (Edna Ferber)
9
A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway)
A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway)
10
A Moveable Feast (Ernest Hemingway)
A Moveable Feast (Ernest Hemingway)
11
Across the River and Into the Trees (Ernest Hemingway)
Across the River and Into the Trees (Ernest Hemingway)
12
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
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13
The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
The Old Man and the Sea (Ernest Hemingway)
14
The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
15
Johnny Tremain (Esther Forbes)
Johnny Tremain (Esther Forbes)
16
The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
17
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
18
The Last Tycoon (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Last Tycoon (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
19
Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune (Frank Herbert)
20
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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21
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
22
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
23
The American (Henry James)
The American (Henry James)
24
The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
25
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
26
The Wings of the Dove (Henry James)
The Wings of the Dove (Henry James)
27
Billy Budd, Sailor (Herman Melville)
Billy Budd, Sailor (Herman Melville)
28
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
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29
I Robot (Isaac Asimov)
I Robot (Isaac Asimov)
30
Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
31
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
32
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
33
The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
34
White Fang (Jack London)
White Fang (Jack London)
35
Shane (Jack Schaefer)
Shane (Jack Schaefer)
36
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
37
If Beale Street Could Talk (James Baldwin)
If Beale Street Could Talk (James Baldwin)
38
Deliverance (James Dickey)
Deliverance (James Dickey)
39
The Deerslayer (James Fenimore Cooper)
The Deerslayer (James Fenimore Cooper)
40
The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper)
The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper)
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