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A Literary Critic Doubts You've Read Half of These, but Thinks You Should - Page 3

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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The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James)
82
A Room With a View (E.M. Forster)
A Room With a View (E.M. Forster)
83
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
84
The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
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85
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
86
Season of Migration to the North (Tayeb Salih)
Season of Migration to the North (Tayeb Salih)
87
The Faces (Tove Ditlevsen)
The Faces (Tove Ditlevsen)
88
Orlando King (Isabel Colegate)
Orlando King (Isabel Colegate)
89
Beautiful World, Where Are You (Sally Rooney)
Beautiful World, Where Are You (Sally Rooney)
90
Conversations With Friends (Sally Rooney)
Conversations With Friends (Sally Rooney)
91
The Evening of the Holiday (Shirley Hazzard)
The Evening of the Holiday (Shirley Hazzard)
92
The Great Fire
The Great Fire
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93
Normal People (Sally Rooney)
Normal People (Sally Rooney)
94
Less (Andrew Sean Greer)
Less (Andrew Sean Greer)
95
The Dream Songs (John Berryman)
The Dream Songs (John Berryman)
96
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
97
Wake in Fright
Wake in Fright
98
Passing Ceremony (Helen Weinzweig)
Passing Ceremony (Helen Weinzweig)
99
The Peregrine (J.A. Baker)
The Peregrine (J.A. Baker)
100
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
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101
Lord Dismiss Us (Michael Campbell)
Lord Dismiss Us (Michael Campbell)
102
Alec (William Di Canzio)
Alec (William Di Canzio)
103
Apartment (Teddy Wayne)
Apartment (Teddy Wayne)
104
Sweet Days of Discipline (Fleur Jaeggy)
Sweet Days of Discipline (Fleur Jaeggy)
105
The Lost Estate (Henri Alain-Fournier)
The Lost Estate (Henri Alain-Fournier)
106
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
107
The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
108
A Moveable Feast
A Moveable Feast
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109
Cleanness (Garth Greenwell)
Cleanness (Garth Greenwell)
110
Luster (Raven Leilani)
Luster (Raven Leilani)
111
Leave Society (Tao Lin)
Leave Society (Tao Lin)
112
Slow Days, Fast Company (Eve Babitz)
Slow Days, Fast Company (Eve Babitz)
113
Eve's Hollywood (Eve Babitz)
Eve's Hollywood (Eve Babitz)
114
Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
Orlando (Virginia Woolf)
115
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
116
Steppenwolf (Herman Hesse)
Steppenwolf (Herman Hesse)
117
Brideshead Revisited (Evelyn Waugh)
Brideshead Revisited (Evelyn Waugh)
118
Lucky Jim (Jim Dixon)
Lucky Jim (Jim Dixon)
119
The Painted Veil (W. Somerset Maugham)
The Painted Veil (W. Somerset Maugham)
120
The Groves of Academe (Mary McCarthy)
The Groves of Academe (Mary McCarthy)
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