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26 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According to People on Reddit

"There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby Dick. But do you ever wonder what the world thought when these books first hit shelves? There are books on our shelves right now, being placed lovingly on "New Release" tables by booksellers, that will someday be given their own "classic" stamps."
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Maus (Art Spiegelman)
Maus (Art Spiegelman)
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Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
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Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
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The Name of the Rose (Umberto Eco)
The Name of the Rose (Umberto Eco)
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White Teeth (Zadie Smith)
White Teeth (Zadie Smith)
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Sing, Unburied, Sing (Jesmyn Ward)
Sing, Unburied, Sing (Jesmyn Ward)
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The Neapolitan Novels (Elena Ferrante)
The Neapolitan Novels (Elena Ferrante)
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Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
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The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
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The Savage Detectives
The Savage Detectives
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Fun Home (Alison Bechdel)
Fun Home (Alison Bechdel)
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Runaway (Alice Munro)
Runaway (Alice Munro)
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Neuromancer (William Gibson)
Neuromancer (William Gibson)
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The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
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17
The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
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Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
Homegoing (Yaa Gyasi)
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The Shipping News (Annie Proux)
The Shipping News (Annie Proux)
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The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
The Secret History (Donna Tartt)
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The Sparrow (Mary Doria Russell)
The Sparrow (Mary Doria Russell)
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lionel Shriver)
We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lionel Shriver)
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A Visit From the Goon Squad (Jennifer Egan)
A Visit From the Goon Squad (Jennifer Egan)
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