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Esquire's 50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

Earlier this spring Esquire magazine published a list of 50 novels all men should read before they die. But regardless of your gender or whichever gender you identify yourself with, these books are probably worth reading.
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On Beauty (Zadie Smith)
On Beauty (Zadie Smith)
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The Circle (Dave Eggers)
The Circle (Dave Eggers)
3
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
4
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
5
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
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Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
7
Forrest Gump (Novel)
Forrest Gump (Novel)
8
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
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9
After the Fire, a Still Small Voice (Evie Wyld)
After the Fire, a Still Small Voice (Evie Wyld)
10
The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde)
The Picture of Dorian Grey (Oscar Wilde)
11
The Sportswriter (Richard Ford)
The Sportswriter (Richard Ford)
12
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
13
Underworld (Don Delillo)
Underworld (Don Delillo)
14
Stoner (Williams)
Stoner (Williams)
15
The Lighthouse (Alison Moore)
The Lighthouse (Alison Moore)
16
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
17
The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
18
Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
19
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
20
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
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21
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
22
Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
23
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
24
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
25
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
26
The 25th Hour (David Benioff)
The 25th Hour (David Benioff)
27
Beryl Bainbridge: Every Man for Himself
Beryl Bainbridge: Every Man for Himself
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Middlemarch
Middlemarch
29
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
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A Garden of Earthly Delights
A Garden of Earthly Delights
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lionel Shriver)
We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lionel Shriver)
32
The Ghost Road (Pat Barker)
The Ghost Road (Pat Barker)
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33
Hearts in Atlantis (Stephen King)
Hearts in Atlantis (Stephen King)
34
The Awakening
The Awakening
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
36
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Milan Kundera)
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (Milan Kundera)
37
Rites of Passage
Rites of Passage
38
American Pastoral
American Pastoral
39
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
40
Couples (John Updike)
Couples (John Updike)
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