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50 Must-Read Books Recommended by Stephen King

"Someone who reads this much must have a few reading recommendations floating around, and thankfully, the King of Horror is exceptionally generous with his book suggestions. Here are 50 must-read books recommended by Stephen King over the years, and if you scroll all the way down to the bottom of the list, I've made a few of my own book suggestions for the King as well."
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The White Tiger (Aravind Adiga)
The White Tiger (Aravind Adiga)
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The Blind Man's Garden (Nadeem Aslam)
The Blind Man's Garden (Nadeem Aslam)
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Oryx and Crake
Oryx and Crake
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The Shining Girls
The Shining Girls
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2666
2666
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A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
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The Troop
The Troop
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My Soul to Keep (Tananarive Due)
My Soul to Keep (Tananarive Due)
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Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects
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The Secret Place (Tana French)
The Secret Place (Tana French)
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American Gods
American Gods
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Deception on His Mind (Elizabeth George)
Deception on His Mind (Elizabeth George)
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Gravity (Tess Gerritsen)
Gravity (Tess Gerritsen)
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The Good Nurse (Charles Graeber)
The Good Nurse (Charles Graeber)
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Water for Elephants (Sara Gruen)
Water for Elephants (Sara Gruen)
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HEX (Thomas Olde Heuvelt)
HEX (Thomas Olde Heuvelt)
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Paul Simon: The Life (Robert Hilburn)
Paul Simon: The Life (Robert Hilburn)
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The Nix (Nathan Hill)
The Nix (Nathan Hill)
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Magpie Murders (Anthony Horowitz)
Magpie Murders (Anthony Horowitz)
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Natchez Burning (Greg Iles)
Natchez Burning (Greg Iles)
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The Liars' Club: A Memoir
The Liars' Club: A Memoir
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The Hunger (Alma Katsu)
The Hunger (Alma Katsu)
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The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees
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25
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
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The Mars Room (Rachel Kushner)
The Mars Room (Rachel Kushner)
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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The Left Hand of Darkness
The Left Hand of Darkness
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Sunburn (Laura Lippman)
Sunburn (Laura Lippman)
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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I'll Be Gone in the Dark (Michelle Mcnamara)
I'll Be Gone in the Dark (Michelle Mcnamara)
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Slade House (David Mitchell)
Slade House (David Mitchell)
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Darktown: A Novel (Thomas Mullen)
Darktown: A Novel (Thomas Mullen)
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Her Fearful Symmetry
Her Fearful Symmetry
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Doing Harm
Doing Harm
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State of Wonder
State of Wonder
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Red Moon
Red Moon
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Nineteen Minutes
Nineteen Minutes
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Behind Her Eyes (Sarah Pinborough)
Behind Her Eyes (Sarah Pinborough)
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A Sight for Sore Eyes (Ruth Rendell)
A Sight for Sore Eyes (Ruth Rendell)
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