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Amazon's 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

The list spans 200 years of literature, along with a wide range of genres and intended audiences; authors include David Sedaris, Salman Rushdie, J.D. Salinger, Michael Pollan and Shel Silverstein.
Sara Nelson, editorial director of print and Kindle books at Amazon.com, said the list was created through taxing months of deliberation among her team, though no mathematical algorithms were used.
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time
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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
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A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning: The Short-Lived
A Series of Unfortunate Events #1: The Bad Beginning: The Short-Lived
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A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
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Alice Munro: Selected Stories
Alice Munro: Selected Stories
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Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
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All the President's Men
All the President's Men
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Angela's Ashes
Angela's Ashes
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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
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Bel Canto (Ann Patchett)
Bel Canto (Ann Patchett)
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Beloved, by Toni Morrison
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race The
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race The
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Breath, Eyes, Memory
Breath, Eyes, Memory
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
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Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
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Cutting for Stone (Abraham Verghese)
Cutting for Stone (Abraham Verghese)
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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
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Dune
Dune
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Farenheit 451
Farenheit 451
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
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Gone Girl
Gone Girl
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Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon
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Great Expectations
Great Expectations
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Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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In Cold Blood
In Cold Blood
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"Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri
"Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Invisible Man
Invisible Man
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The Smartest Kid on Earth (Jimmy Corrigan)
The Smartest Kid on Earth (Jimmy Corrigan)
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Kitchen Confidential Anthony Bourdain
Kitchen Confidential Anthony Bourdain
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Life After Life
Life After Life
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Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie
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Lolita
Lolita
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Love in the Time of Cholera
Love in the Time of Cholera
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Love Medicine
Love Medicine
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Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)
Man's Search for Meaning (Viktor Frankl)
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