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100 Best American Novels of the 20th Century

CliffsNotes don't count. Not even for Hemingway. Especially not for Hemingway.
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To Kill a Mocking Bird
To Kill a Mocking Bird
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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Invisible Man
Invisible Man
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Lolita
Lolita
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Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
12
Sophie's Choice
Sophie's Choice
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13
Fahrenheit 451
Fahrenheit 451
14
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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The House of Mirth
The House of Mirth
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East of Eden
East of Eden
18
An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy
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Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
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The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
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A Farewell to Arms
A Farewell to Arms
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Absalom, Absalom!
Absalom, Absalom!
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25
Main Street
Main Street
26
On the Road
On the Road
27
Cannery Row
Cannery Row
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
30
Ethan Frome
Ethan Frome
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Herzog
Herzog
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Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
Franny and Zooey (J.D. Salinger)
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O Pioneers!
O Pioneers!
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Their Eyes Were Watching God
Their Eyes Were Watching God
35
Rabbit, Run (John Updike)
Rabbit, Run (John Updike)
36
Breakfast of Champions
Breakfast of Champions
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37
The Accidental Tourist (Anne Tyler)
The Accidental Tourist (Anne Tyler)
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The World According to Garp
The World According to Garp
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Angle of Repose
Angle of Repose
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Beloved, by Toni Morrison
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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