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200 Books to Read Before You Draw Your Last Breath

A list of many genres. I've even included a couple of books from Listopia's 'Best Bodice Ripper Romances'; hopefully they will be able to resuscitate any readers facing death. At the risk of finishing them off more quickly.
Most of the books are ones that caught my eye while I was doing my annual update of previous challenges. Many of them are unread works from my favourite authors. As well, quite a number of interesting NYRB works were drawn from the challenges of Korrick and others.
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Night (Elie Wiesel)
Night (Elie Wiesel)
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The ABC Murders (Agatha Christie)
The ABC Murders (Agatha Christie)
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Farmer Boy (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Farmer Boy (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
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Convenience Store Woman (Sayaka Murata)
Convenience Store Woman (Sayaka Murata)
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Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Adichie)
Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Adichie)
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Manhattan Beach (Jennifer Egan)
Manhattan Beach (Jennifer Egan)
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Euphoria (Lily King)
Euphoria (Lily King)
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The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde)
The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde)
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Jacob's Room (Virginia Woolf)
Jacob's Room (Virginia Woolf)
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Carol (Patricia Highsmith)
Carol (Patricia Highsmith)
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Day (Eliel Wiesel)
Day (Eliel Wiesel)
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The House of the Dead (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
The House of the Dead (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
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13
Love in a Fallen City (Eileen Chang)
Love in a Fallen City (Eileen Chang)
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The Book of Tea (Kakuzo Okakura)
The Book of Tea (Kakuzo Okakura)
15
The Midwich Cuckoos (John Wyndham)
The Midwich Cuckoos (John Wyndham)
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The Summer Book (Tove Jansson)
The Summer Book (Tove Jansson)
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The Souls of Black Folk (W.E.B. Du Bois)
The Souls of Black Folk (W.E.B. Du Bois)
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Death Comes as the End (Agatha Christie)
Death Comes as the End (Agatha Christie)
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The Street of Crocodiles (Bruno Schulz)
The Street of Crocodiles (Bruno Schulz)
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Glengarry Glen Ross (David Mamet)
Glengarry Glen Ross (David Mamet)
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21
Sappho: A New Translation (Sappho)
Sappho: A New Translation (Sappho)
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The Magic Toyshop (Angela Carter)
The Magic Toyshop (Angela Carter)
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Love and Friendship (Jane Austen)
Love and Friendship (Jane Austen)
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Rocket Boys (Homer Hickam)
Rocket Boys (Homer Hickam)
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The Mousetrap (Agatha Christie)
The Mousetrap (Agatha Christie)
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The Child in Time (Ian McEwan)
The Child in Time (Ian McEwan)
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The Golem (Gustav Meyrink)
The Golem (Gustav Meyrink)
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Two Old Women (Velma Wallis)
Two Old Women (Velma Wallis)
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29
The Black Cat (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Black Cat (Edgar Allan Poe)
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The Women's Room (Marilyn French)
The Women's Room (Marilyn French)
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When the Emperor Was Divine (Julie Otsuka)
When the Emperor Was Divine (Julie Otsuka)
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The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)
The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)
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The True Deceiver (Tove Jansson)
The True Deceiver (Tove Jansson)
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Antigone (Jean Anouilh)
Antigone (Jean Anouilh)
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The Bald Soprano (Eugene Ionesco)
The Bald Soprano (Eugene Ionesco)
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Pollyanna Grows Up (Eleanor Porter)
Pollyanna Grows Up (Eleanor Porter)
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The Late Mattia Pascal (Luigi Pirandello)
The Late Mattia Pascal (Luigi Pirandello)
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Waiting to Exhale (Terry Mcmillan)
Waiting to Exhale (Terry Mcmillan)
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Women Without Men (Shahrnush Parsipur)
Women Without Men (Shahrnush Parsipur)
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Till We Have Faces (C.S. Lewis)
Till We Have Faces (C.S. Lewis)
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