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50 Books to Read Before 50

I've got some time before I get there, but here's a list of fifty books that I want to read before I hit the big 5-0.
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1776 (David McCullough)
1776 (David McCullough)
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Agnes Grey (Anne Brontë)
Agnes Grey (Anne Brontë)
3
Alexander Hamilton (Ron Chernow)
Alexander Hamilton (Ron Chernow)
4
Anne of Green Gables (Series) (L.M. Montgomery)
Anne of Green Gables (Series) (L.M. Montgomery)
5
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
6
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
7
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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9
A Black Women's History of the United States (Daina Ramey Berry)
A Black Women's History of the United States (Daina Ramey Berry)
10
Bunker Hill (Nathaniel Philbrick)
Bunker Hill (Nathaniel Philbrick)
11
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
12
Cape Cod (Henry David Thoreau)
Cape Cod (Henry David Thoreau)
13
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
14
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo
15
Dracula (Bram Stoker)
Dracula (Bram Stoker)
16
Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch (Sally Bedell Smith)
Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch (Sally Bedell Smith)
17
Equal Rites (Terry Pratchett)
Equal Rites (Terry Pratchett)
18
Far From the Madding Crowd
Far From the Madding Crowd
19
The Fellowship (Philip Zaleski)
The Fellowship (Philip Zaleski)
20
Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone (Diana Gabaldon)
Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone (Diana Gabaldon)
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21
Howard's End (E. M. Forster)
Howard's End (E. M. Forster)
22
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo)
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo)
23
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
24
In the Heart of the Sea (Nathaniel Philbrick)
In the Heart of the Sea (Nathaniel Philbrick)
25
In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown (Nathaniel Philbrick)
In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown (Nathaniel Philbrick)
26
Inferno (Dante)
Inferno (Dante)
27
The Joy Luck Club
The Joy Luck Club
28
Let Me Tell You What I Mean (Joan Didion)
Let Me Tell You What I Mean (Joan Didion)
29
Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Jrr Tolkein)
Lord of the Rings Trilogy (Jrr Tolkein)
30
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
31
Moby Dick (Herman Mellville)
Moby Dick (Herman Mellville)
32
Moll Flanders
Moll Flanders
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33
My Life on the Road (Gloria Steinem)
My Life on the Road (Gloria Steinem)
34
My Own Words (Ginsburg)
My Own Words (Ginsburg)
35
Narnia (The Chornicles of Narnia)
Narnia (The Chornicles of Narnia)
36
Not That Bad (Roxane Gay)
Not That Bad (Roxane Gay)
37
Oz (Oz Books)
Oz (Oz Books)
38
A People's History of the United States
A People's History of the United States
39
Persuasion
Persuasion
40
A Separate Peace (John Knowles)
A Separate Peace (John Knowles)
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