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Books You Can't Live Without: The Top 101

From The Guardian all the way back in 2007, here is the list of top books English readers cannot live without.
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avg. score: 39 of 101 (38%)
required scores: 1, 23, 32, 42, 54 

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Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
2
The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Lord of the Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien)
3
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
4
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (J.K. Rowling)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (J.K. Rowling)
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5
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
6
The Bible
The Bible
7
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
8
Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell)
Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell)
9
Northern Lights (Philip Pullman)
Northern Lights (Philip Pullman)
10
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
11
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
12
Tess of the D'ubervilles (Thomas Hardy)
Tess of the D'ubervilles (Thomas Hardy)
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13
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
14
Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare)
Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare)
15
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
16
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
17
Birdsong (Sebastian Faulks)
Birdsong (Sebastian Faulks)
18
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
19
The Time Traveler's Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)
The Time Traveler's Wife (Audrey Niffenegger)
20
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
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21
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
22
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
23
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
24
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
25
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
26
Brideshead Revisited (Evelyn Waugh)
Brideshead Revisited (Evelyn Waugh)
27
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
28
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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29
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
30
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
31
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
32
David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
33
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)
34
Emma (Jane Austen)
Emma (Jane Austen)
35
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
36
Persuasion (Jane Austen)
Persuasion (Jane Austen)
37
The Kite Runner (Khalid Hosseini)
The Kite Runner (Khalid Hosseini)
38
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (Louis De Bernieres)
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (Louis De Bernieres)
39
Prince Caspian (C.S. Lewis)
Prince Caspian (C.S. Lewis)
40
Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
Memoirs of a Geisha (Arthur Golden)
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