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Goodreads' 200 Best Books of the 20th Century

This list comprises books written from 1901-2000. Some books in a series have been grouped together as one item since this is how they appeared on the Goodreads list.
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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Animal Farm
Animal Farm
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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
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The Hobbit
The Hobbit
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The Little Prince
The Little Prince
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Farenheit 451
Farenheit 451
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The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S.Lewis)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S.Lewis)
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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Gone With the Wind
Gone With the Wind
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Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
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The Giver (Lois Lowry)
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
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Slaughter-House-Five
Slaughter-House-Five
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Lolita
Lolita
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East of Eden
East of Eden
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
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25
A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
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The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
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Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
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The Fellowship of the Ring
The Fellowship of the Ring
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The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea
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Ender's Game
Ender's Game
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
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The Giving Tree
The Giving Tree
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The Return of the King (J.R.R Tolkein)
The Return of the King (J.R.R Tolkein)
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Night
Night
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The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkein)
The Two Towers (J.R.R. Tolkein)
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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Watership Down
Watership Down
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Atlas Shrugged
Atlas Shrugged
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