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Bookslut's 100 Greatest Books of the 20th Century

After noticing that most 100 Best Books of the 20th Century lists were sadly lacking in women authors, books in translation, and genre works, Bookslut decided to make its own.
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Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
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A Death in the Family
A Death in the Family
3
The Man With the Golden Arm
The Man With the Golden Arm
4
Lucky Jim
Lucky Jim
5
The Foundation Trilogy (Isaac Asimov)
The Foundation Trilogy (Isaac Asimov)
6
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
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Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
Giovanni's Room (James Baldwin)
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Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot
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9
Ficciones
Ficciones
10
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
11
The Master and Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov)
The Master and Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov)
12
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
13
The Baron in the Trees
The Baron in the Trees
14
The Plague
The Plague
15
Death Comes for the Archbishop
Death Comes for the Archbishop
16
The Big Sleep
The Big Sleep
17
Three Sisters (Anton Chekhov)
Three Sisters (Anton Chekhov)
18
The Awakening
The Awakening
19
Hopscotch
Hopscotch
20
White Noise
White Noise
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21
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles
22
Sister Carrie
Sister Carrie
23
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
24
The Name of the Rose
The Name of the Rose
25
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
26
Love Medicine
Love Medicine
27
A Fan's Notes
A Fan's Notes
28
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (Richard Fariña)
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me (Richard Fariña)
29
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
30
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
31
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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33
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
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No Place to Be Somebody (1970) (Charles Gordone)
No Place to Be Somebody (1970) (Charles Gordone)
35
The Tin Drum (Günter Grass)
The Tin Drum (Günter Grass)
36
Lanark
Lanark
37
The End of the Affair
The End of the Affair
38
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert a Heinlein)
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert a Heinlein)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
40
The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
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