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Complex.com - 50 Books to Read Before You Die

Despite the list image, this challenge is mostly modern works.
"Anyone who's spent hours inside a Barnes & Noble knows how daunting it is to select the right books.....which is why we here at Complex have decided to provide a diverse end-of-days literary list, a.k.a. 50 Books To Read Before You Die, one that's been compiled from the personal libraries of each staff member."
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from complex.com · made by Markd9528
avg. score: 10 of 50 (20%)
required scores: 1, 4, 7, 11, 15 

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No Country for Old Men (Cormac McCarthy)
No Country for Old Men (Cormac McCarthy)
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One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)
3
A Wild Sheep Chase (Haruki Murakami)
A Wild Sheep Chase (Haruki Murakami)
4
Native Son (Richard Wright)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
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The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka)
The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka)
6
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
7
Selected Stories of Philip K.Dick (Philip K. Dick)
Selected Stories of Philip K.Dick (Philip K. Dick)
8
The Savage Detectives (Roberto Bolano)
The Savage Detectives (Roberto Bolano)
9
Jesus' Son (Denis Johnson)
Jesus' Son (Denis Johnson)
10
Ghostwritten (David Mitchell)
Ghostwritten (David Mitchell)
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The Complete Tales and Poems (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Complete Tales and Poems (Edgar Allan Poe)
12
The Electric Michelangelo (Sarah Hall)
The Electric Michelangelo (Sarah Hall)
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13
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (Italo Calvino)
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (Italo Calvino)
14
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
15
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Diaz)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Diaz)
16
The Stories of Ray Bradbury (Ray Bradbury)
The Stories of Ray Bradbury (Ray Bradbury)
17
Haunted (Chuck Palahniuk)
Haunted (Chuck Palahniuk)
18
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Raymond Carver)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Raymond Carver)
19
Flicker (Theodore Roszak)
Flicker (Theodore Roszak)
20
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
21
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
22
The Notebook (Agota Kristof)
The Notebook (Agota Kristof)
23
H.P. Lovecraft the Complete Fiction (H.P. Lovecraft)
H.P. Lovecraft the Complete Fiction (H.P. Lovecraft)
24
The Intuitionist (Colson Whitehead)
The Intuitionist (Colson Whitehead)
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25
I Am Legend (Richard Matheson)
I Am Legend (Richard Matheson)
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Books of Blood: Volumes One to Three (Clive Barker)
Books of Blood: Volumes One to Three (Clive Barker)
27
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
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Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
29
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
30
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
31
Watchmen (Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons)
Watchmen (Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons)
32
The Fortress of Solitude
The Fortress of Solitude
33
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
34
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Hunter S. Thompson)
35
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
36
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
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37
House of Leaves (Mark Danielewski)
House of Leaves (Mark Danielewski)
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
39
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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Earth Abides (George R. Stewart)
Earth Abides (George R. Stewart)
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