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Goodreads 2020 Update: Books You Need to Read to Be Considered Well-Read

"Contemporary or classic novels, plays, poem and short story anthologies, that any serious reader should read at least once in his or her life." (Goodreads)
This challenge is perhaps a tad less "anglocentric" than the "BBC's 100 Best Books" challenge posted a few hours ago. But it might be interesting to compare this user-voted list vs that from an authoritative source like the BBC.
This is the state of the list in July 2020. Some duplicates have been removed.
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made by Markd9528
avg. score: 74 of 270 (27%)
required scores: 1, 39, 60, 79, 103 

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To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
3
Steppenwolf (Hermann Hesse)
Steppenwolf (Hermann Hesse)
4
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
5
The Man Without Qualities (Robert Musil)
The Man Without Qualities (Robert Musil)
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The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Rainer Maria Rilke)
The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Rainer Maria Rilke)
7
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
8
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
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9
The Arabian Nights (Anonymous)
The Arabian Nights (Anonymous)
10
Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare)
Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare)
11
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
12
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
13
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
14
Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
Of Mice and Men (John Steinbeck)
15
MacBeth (William Shakespeare)
MacBeth (William Shakespeare)
16
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
Lord of the Flies (William Golding)
17
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
18
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
19
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
20
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (J.K. Rowling)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (J.K. Rowling)
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21
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
22
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
23
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
24
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
25
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Hobbit (J.R.R. Tolkien)
26
A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
27
The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper)
The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper)
28
The Iliad (Homer)
The Iliad (Homer)
29
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
30
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
31
Moby-Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby-Dick (Herman Melville)
32
Dracula (Bram Stoker)
Dracula (Bram Stoker)
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33
Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë)
34
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
35
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
36
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
37
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
38
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
39
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
40
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
The Stranger (Albert Camus)
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