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Book Riot's 100 Must-Read Modern Classics - Page 2

Literary classifications are arbitrary, in other words. All the books were published after 1950 but are at least 20 years old, so nothing after 1997.
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Slouching Towards Bethlehem
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
43
The Left Hand of Darkness
The Left Hand of Darkness
44
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
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45
84, Charing Cross Road
84, Charing Cross Road
46
Lives of Girls and Women
Lives of Girls and Women
47
Bless Me, Ultima (Rudolpho Anaya)
Bless Me, Ultima (Rudolpho Anaya)
48
The Summer Book
The Summer Book
49
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
50
Gulag Archipelago
Gulag Archipelago
51
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (Annie Dillard)
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek (Annie Dillard)
52
The Woman Warrior
The Woman Warrior
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53
Too Loud a Solitude
Too Loud a Solitude
54
Ceremony
Ceremony
55
The Hour of the Star
The Hour of the Star
56
Shining
Shining
57
The Sea, the Sea
The Sea, the Sea
58
If on a Winters Night a Traveller
If on a Winters Night a Traveller
59
Kindred
Kindred
60
Sophie's Choice
Sophie's Choice
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61
Clear Light of Day
Clear Light of Day
62
Housekeeping
Housekeeping
63
The Transit of Venus
The Transit of Venus
64
Midnight's Children
Midnight's Children
65
So Long a Letter
So Long a Letter
66
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Raymond Carver)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Raymond Carver)
67
The Colour Purple - Alice Walker
The Colour Purple - Alice Walker
68
House of the Spirits
House of the Spirits
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69
Look at Me
Look at Me
70
The Name of the Rose
The Name of the Rose
71
House on Mango Street
House on Mango Street
72
Love Medicine
Love Medicine
73
The Lover (Marguerite Duras)
The Lover (Marguerite Duras)
74
Night at the Circus (Angela Carter)
Night at the Circus (Angela Carter)
75
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
76
Blood Meridian
Blood Meridian
77
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
78
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
79
Anagrams
Anagrams
80
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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