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100 Best Books of the 21st Century

This list was compiled by the USC Rossier School of Education using lists of bestsellers from Amazon and Goodreads. It is a list of 100 of the top-rated books published this century. It is not all-inclusive.
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Before I Go to Sleep (S.J. Watson)
Before I Go to Sleep (S.J. Watson)
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Nineteen Minutes
Nineteen Minutes
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The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo
The Girl With the Dragon Tatoo
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The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
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The Thirteenth Tale (Diane Setterfield)
The Thirteenth Tale (Diane Setterfield)
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Room
Room
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My Sister's Keeper
My Sister's Keeper
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The Memory Keeper's Daughter
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
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Language of Flowers (Vanessa Diffenbaugh)
Language of Flowers (Vanessa Diffenbaugh)
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The Historian
The Historian
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Gone Girl
Gone Girl
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The Da Vinci Code
The Da Vinci Code
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13
Joyland
Joyland
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The Time Traveler's Wife
The Time Traveler's Wife
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11/22/63
11/22/63
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The Other Boleyn Girl
The Other Boleyn Girl
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
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The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
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Oryx and Crake
Oryx and Crake
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American Gods
American Gods
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Never Let Me Go
Never Let Me Go
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White Teeth
White Teeth
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
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The Namesake
The Namesake
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25
The History of Love (Nicole Krauss)
The History of Love (Nicole Krauss)
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
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Life of Pi
Life of Pi
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Everything Is Illuminated
Everything Is Illuminated
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No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men
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The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
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Middlesex
Middlesex
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Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
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Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
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The Traitor's Emblem
The Traitor's Emblem
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The Shadow of the Wind
The Shadow of the Wind
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37
Bel Canto (Ann Patchett)
Bel Canto (Ann Patchett)
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
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The Art of Fielding
The Art of Fielding
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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
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