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Booklist Best Books of 1996

Here is a list of the Booklist's editors' best books of the year 1996. How many of these have you read?
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The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life (Sid Fleischman)
The Abracadabra Kid: A Writer's Life (Sid Fleischman)
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Accordion Crimes (Annie Proulx)
Accordion Crimes (Annie Proulx)
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Airframe
Airframe
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Alias Grace (Margaret Atwood)
Alias Grace (Margaret Atwood)
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An American Requiem (James P. Carroll)
An American Requiem (James P. Carroll)
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An Echo of Heaven (Kenzaburo Oe)
An Echo of Heaven (Kenzaburo Oe)
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Archangel (Sharon Shinn)
Archangel (Sharon Shinn)
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Arguing About Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress (William Lee Miller)
Arguing About Slavery: The Great Battle in the United States Congress (William Lee Miller)
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Art in Chicago, 1945–1995 (Lynne Warren)
Art in Chicago, 1945–1995 (Lynne Warren)
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Atticus (Ron Hansen)
Atticus (Ron Hansen)
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Bad Land (Jonathan Raban)
Bad Land (Jonathan Raban)
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Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy (Carolyn Burke)
Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy (Carolyn Burke)
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Beyond the Classroom (Laurence Steinberg)
Beyond the Classroom (Laurence Steinberg)
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Bible Stories for Adults (James Morrow)
Bible Stories for Adults (James Morrow)
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The Big Ballad Jamboree (Donald Davidson)
The Big Ballad Jamboree (Donald Davidson)
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Black Profiles in Courage (Kareem a Jabbar)
Black Profiles in Courage (Kareem a Jabbar)
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Blake (Peter Ackroyd)
Blake (Peter Ackroyd)
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Blue Sky Dream: A Memoir of America's Fall From Grace (David Beers)
Blue Sky Dream: A Memoir of America's Fall From Grace (David Beers)
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Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood (Bell Hooks)
Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood (Bell Hooks)
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The Book of Lamentations (Rosario Castellanos)
The Book of Lamentations (Rosario Castellanos)
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Braving the Elements: A Stormy History of American Weather (David Laskin)
Braving the Elements: A Stormy History of American Weather (David Laskin)
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Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy (James Fallows)
Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy (James Fallows)
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Carolina Moon (Jill McCorkle)
Carolina Moon (Jill McCorkle)
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The Chain Gang: One Newspaper Versus the Gannett Empire (Richard McCord)
The Chain Gang: One Newspaper Versus the Gannett Empire (Richard McCord)
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Chatham School Affair (Thomas Cook)
Chatham School Affair (Thomas Cook)
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The Children of Henry VIII (Alison Weir)
The Children of Henry VIII (Alison Weir)
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The Cloister Walk (Kathleen Norris)
The Cloister Walk (Kathleen Norris)
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Criminals (Margot Livesey)
Criminals (Margot Livesey)
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Dancing After Hours (Andre Dubus)
Dancing After Hours (Andre Dubus)
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Dark Odyssey (Phillip Jones Griffiths)
Dark Odyssey (Phillip Jones Griffiths)
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Desert Places (Robyn Davidson)
Desert Places (Robyn Davidson)
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Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic (Paul Fussell)
Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic (Paul Fussell)
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Downsize This! (Michael Moore)
Downsize This! (Michael Moore)
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Duchamp: A Biography (Calvin Tomkins)
Duchamp: A Biography (Calvin Tomkins)
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Easy Meat (John Harvey)
Easy Meat (John Harvey)
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Evil Sisters: The Threat of Female Sexuality and the Cult of Manhood (Bram Dijkstra)
Evil Sisters: The Threat of Female Sexuality and the Cult of Manhood (Bram Dijkstra)
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Falling Up (Shel Silverstein)
Falling Up (Shel Silverstein)
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Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You (Fred Chappell)
Farewell, I'm Bound to Leave You (Fred Chappell)
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The Flaming Corsage (William Kennedy)
The Flaming Corsage (William Kennedy)
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Flying Home and Other Stories (Ralph Ellison)
Flying Home and Other Stories (Ralph Ellison)
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