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A Literary Critic Doubts You've Read Half of These, but Thinks You Should - Page 2

I asked a family friend (prominent literary critic) to list out some books he thinks are worth reading. He thinks you probably haven't read half of them.
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After Dark
After Dark
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American Studies (Mark Merlis)
American Studies (Mark Merlis)
43
Equus
Equus
44
Outline (Rachel Cusk)
Outline (Rachel Cusk)
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45
The Birds (Tarjei Vesaas)
The Birds (Tarjei Vesaas)
46
The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen)
47
The Idiot (Elif Batuman)
The Idiot (Elif Batuman)
48
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
49
Writers and Lovers (Lily King)
Writers and Lovers (Lily King)
50
Prelude to Christopher (Eleanor Dark)
Prelude to Christopher (Eleanor Dark)
51
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (Ocean Vuong)
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous (Ocean Vuong)
52
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
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53
Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Tender Is the Night (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
54
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Ernest Hemingway)
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Ernest Hemingway)
55
After Leaving Mr. MacKenzie (Jean Rhys)
After Leaving Mr. MacKenzie (Jean Rhys)
56
There but for the (Ali Smith)
There but for the (Ali Smith)
57
Milkman (Anna Burns)
Milkman (Anna Burns)
58
The Accidental (Ali Smith)
The Accidental (Ali Smith)
59
Fuccboi (Sean Thor Conroe)
Fuccboi (Sean Thor Conroe)
60
The Member of the Wedding (Carson McCullers)
The Member of the Wedding (Carson McCullers)
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61
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
62
Lie With Me (Philippe Besson)
Lie With Me (Philippe Besson)
63
Elmet (Fiona Mozley)
Elmet (Fiona Mozley)
64
The Obscene Madame D (Hilda Hilst)
The Obscene Madame D (Hilda Hilst)
65
Star (Yukio Mishima)
Star (Yukio Mishima)
66
The Flamethrowers (Rachel Kushner)
The Flamethrowers (Rachel Kushner)
67
Malina (Ingeborg Bachmann)
Malina (Ingeborg Bachmann)
68
My Brilliant Friend (Elena Ferrante)
My Brilliant Friend (Elena Ferrante)
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69
The Story of a New Name (Elena Ferrante)
The Story of a New Name (Elena Ferrante)
70
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (Elena Ferrante)
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (Elena Ferrante)
71
The Story of the Lost Child (Elena Ferrante)
The Story of the Lost Child (Elena Ferrante)
72
Miss Macintosh, My Darling
Miss Macintosh, My Darling
73
Ornament and Silence (Kennedy Fraser)
Ornament and Silence (Kennedy Fraser)
74
The Pumpkin Eater (Penelope Mortimer)
The Pumpkin Eater (Penelope Mortimer)
75
Stoner (Williams)
Stoner (Williams)
76
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
77
Loving (Henry Green)
Loving (Henry Green)
78
Breasts and Eggs (Mieko Kawakami)
Breasts and Eggs (Mieko Kawakami)
79
Look at Me (Anita Brookner)
Look at Me (Anita Brookner)
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Hotel Du Lac
Hotel Du Lac
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