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Essential Books You'll Actually Read

This list 50 non-fiction and 100 fiction books contains recommendations you might actually read (if you haven't already).
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
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The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
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Alexander Hamilton (Ron Chernow)
Alexander Hamilton (Ron Chernow)
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
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Alive (Piers Paul Read)
Alive (Piers Paul Read)
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All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr)
All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr)
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All Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque)
All Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque)
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Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
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Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
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13
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
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Ariel
Ariel
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Atonement (Ian McEwan)
Atonement (Ian McEwan)
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X (As Told to Alex Haley)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X (As Told to Alex Haley)
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Bad Blood (Lorna Sage)
Bad Blood (Lorna Sage)
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Barney's Version (Mordecai Richler)
Barney's Version (Mordecai Richler)
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The Beauty Myth (Naomi Wolf)
The Beauty Myth (Naomi Wolf)
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The Beetle (Richard Marsh)
The Beetle (Richard Marsh)
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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Blink
Blink
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The Book of Negroes (Lawrence Hill)
The Book of Negroes (Lawrence Hill)
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The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
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Bossypants (Tina Fey)
Bossypants (Tina Fey)
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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Breakfast of Champions (Kurt Vonnegut)
Breakfast of Champions (Kurt Vonnegut)
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A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
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The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
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Charlotte's Web (E. B. White)
Charlotte's Web (E. B. White)
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The Chrysalids (John Wyndham)
The Chrysalids (John Wyndham)
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City of Thieves (David Benioff)
City of Thieves (David Benioff)
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
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The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
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The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
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Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
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