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A Literary Critic Doubts You've Read Half of These, but Thinks You Should - Page 5

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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Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
162
Eva Trout
Eva Trout
163
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
164
The Dry Heart (Natalia Ginzburg)
The Dry Heart (Natalia Ginzburg)
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165
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
166
The Moon and the Bonfires
The Moon and the Bonfires
167
Barchester Towers (Anthony Trollope)
Barchester Towers (Anthony Trollope)
168
The House on the Hill (Cesare Pavese)
The House on the Hill (Cesare Pavese)
169
Enduring Love (Ian McEwan)
Enduring Love (Ian McEwan)
170
Forbidden Colors (Yukio Mishima)
Forbidden Colors (Yukio Mishima)
171
Mother's Milk
Mother's Milk
172
The Beginning of Spring (Penelope Fitzgerald)
The Beginning of Spring (Penelope Fitzgerald)
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173
Excellent Women
Excellent Women
174
Maurice (E.M. Forster)
Maurice (E.M. Forster)
175
Daniel Deronda
Daniel Deronda
176
Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
177
If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things (Jon McGregor)
If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things (Jon McGregor)
178
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
179
1Q84
1Q84
180
Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
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181
You or Someone Like You (Chandler Burr)
You or Someone Like You (Chandler Burr)
182
The Leopard (Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa)
The Leopard (Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa)
183
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
184
Old Filth (Jane Gardam)
Old Filth (Jane Gardam)
185
Antigone (Sophocles)
Antigone (Sophocles)
186
Medea (Euripides)
Medea (Euripides)
187
The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (Nabokov)
The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (Nabokov)
188
The Cement Garden (Ian McEwan)
The Cement Garden (Ian McEwan)
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189
A Single Man (Christopher Isherwood)
A Single Man (Christopher Isherwood)
190
Embers (Sandor Marai)
Embers (Sandor Marai)
191
The Sea, the Sea (Irish Murdoch)
The Sea, the Sea (Irish Murdoch)
192
The Girls of Slender Means (Muriel Spark)
The Girls of Slender Means (Muriel Spark)
193
Alone in Berlin (Hans Fallada)
Alone in Berlin (Hans Fallada)
194
A Manual for Cleaning Women (Lucia Berlin)
A Manual for Cleaning Women (Lucia Berlin)
195
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
196
Oscar and Lucinda (Peter Carey)
Oscar and Lucinda (Peter Carey)
197
The Echoing Grove
The Echoing Grove
198
Housekeeping (Marilynne Robinson)
Housekeeping (Marilynne Robinson)
199
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
200
Moon Tiger (Penelope Lively)
Moon Tiger (Penelope Lively)
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