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Bookseller Bill's Essential Books

Some of the most formative books of my life. These will make you laugh, cry, scream, and be enlightened. I recommend them all and I only gave one choice per author.
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War and Peace
War and Peace
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The Flamingo Rising (Larry Baker)
The Flamingo Rising (Larry Baker)
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The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp
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The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead)
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The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois (Honorée Fanonne Jeffers)
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois (Honorée Fanonne Jeffers)
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Mothers (Bennett)
Mothers (Bennett)
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Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
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A Cosmology of Monsters (Shaun Hamill)
A Cosmology of Monsters (Shaun Hamill)
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The Dry (Jane Harper)
The Dry (Jane Harper)
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The Shining (Stephen King)
The Shining (Stephen King)
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Ghost Story (Peter Straub)
Ghost Story (Peter Straub)
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The Auctioneer (Joan Samson)
The Auctioneer (Joan Samson)
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13
Cloud Cuckoo Land (Doerr)
Cloud Cuckoo Land (Doerr)
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Razorblade Tears (S.A. Cosby)
Razorblade Tears (S.A. Cosby)
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Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)
Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng)
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Tell the Wolves I'm Home (Carol Rifka Brunt)
Tell the Wolves I'm Home (Carol Rifka Brunt)
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The Guncle (Steven Rowley)
The Guncle (Steven Rowley)
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Less (Andrew Sean Greer)
Less (Andrew Sean Greer)
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The Railway Children
The Railway Children
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Persuasion (Jane Austen)
Persuasion (Jane Austen)
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21
Lace (Shirley Conran)
Lace (Shirley Conran)
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Aztec
Aztec
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The Far Pavilions
The Far Pavilions
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My Heart Is a Chainsaw (Stephen Graham Jones)
My Heart Is a Chainsaw (Stephen Graham Jones)
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The Round House (Louise Erdrich)
The Round House (Louise Erdrich)
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A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
A Little Life (Hanya Yanagihara)
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Night Watch and Day Watch
Night Watch and Day Watch
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Rendezvous With Rama
Rendezvous With Rama
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29
The Gods Themselves
The Gods Themselves
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The Cider House Rules
The Cider House Rules
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Five Quarters of the Orange (Joanne Harris)
Five Quarters of the Orange (Joanne Harris)
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Flowers in the Attic
Flowers in the Attic
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Mysteries of Winterthurn (Joyce Carol Oates)
Mysteries of Winterthurn (Joyce Carol Oates)
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On the Beach (Nevil Shute)
On the Beach (Nevil Shute)
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Lincoln in the Bardo (George Saunders)
Lincoln in the Bardo (George Saunders)
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Burr (Gore Vidal)
Burr (Gore Vidal)
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Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune (Frank Herbert)
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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Rachel Joyce)
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Rachel Joyce)
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The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry (Gabrielle Zevin)
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry (Gabrielle Zevin)
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