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Book Riot's 100 Greatest American Novels (1893-1993)

BookRiot's Jeff O'Neal composed this list for his students. Unlike other top 100 novel lists, this one was to be about coverage rather than judgment or ranking.
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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (Stephen Crane)
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets (Stephen Crane)
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The Country of the Pointed Firs (Sarah Orne Jewett)
The Country of the Pointed Firs (Sarah Orne Jewett)
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The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
The Awakening (Kate Chopin)
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The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
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The Golden Bowl (Henry James)
The Golden Bowl (Henry James)
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The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
The House of Mirth (Edith Wharton)
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The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
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Three Lives (Gertrude Stein)
Three Lives (Gertrude Stein)
9
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
10
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
The Magnificent Ambersons (Booth Tarkington)
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Winesburg, Ohio (Sherwood Anderson)
Winesburg, Ohio (Sherwood Anderson)
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Main Street (Sinclair Lewis)
Main Street (Sinclair Lewis)
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Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (James Weldon Johnson)
Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (James Weldon Johnson)
14
Cane (Jean Toomer)
Cane (Jean Toomer)
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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An American Tragedy (Theodore Dreiser)
An American Tragedy (Theodore Dreiser)
17
The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Thornton Wilder)
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Thornton Wilder)
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Home to Harlem
Home to Harlem
20
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
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Look Homeward, Angel (Thomas Wolfe)
Look Homeward, Angel (Thomas Wolfe)
22
The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
23
Flowering Judas and Other Stories (Katherine Anne Porter)
Flowering Judas and Other Stories (Katherine Anne Porter)
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The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
25
Call It Sleep (Henry Roth)
Call It Sleep (Henry Roth)
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Tropic of Cancer (Henry Miller)
Tropic of Cancer (Henry Miller)
27
Appointment in Samarra (John O'Hara)
Appointment in Samarra (John O'Hara)
28
U.S.A. Trilogy (John Dos Passos)
U.S.A. Trilogy (John Dos Passos)
29
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
30
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
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The Day of the Locust (Nathanael West)
The Day of the Locust (Nathanael West)
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The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
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The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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Native Son (Richard Wright)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
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The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
The Fountainhead (Ayn Rand)
37
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
38
All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
39
Tales of the South Pacific
Tales of the South Pacific
40
The Naked and the Dead (Norman Mailer)
The Naked and the Dead (Norman Mailer)
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