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Goodreads "Best Books of the 20th Century" - Page 5

This is the 2020 version of a very popular Goodreads list, which, as far as I can tell, was last published by Stephanie Winkler more than 5 years ago. Although hardly anything has happened in the real world since then, the relative positions of the books have changed considerably. Moreover this updated version is TWICE as long.
BTW, make sure you only tick the version of "1984" / "Nineteen Eighty-Four" that you have actually read (only joking, but because the two spellings appear separately on the list, Orwell's work might have been higher up the scale).
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161
The Once and Future King (T.H. White)
The Once and Future King (T.H. White)
162
Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
163
The Silmarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Silmarillion (J.R.R. Tolkien)
164
Guns, Germs and Steel (Jared Diamond)
Guns, Germs and Steel (Jared Diamond)
165
Death of a Salesman (Arthur Miller)
Death of a Salesman (Arthur Miller)
166
The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Malcolm X)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Malcolm X)
167
It (Stephen King)
It (Stephen King)
168
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
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169
The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean Auel)
The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean Auel)
170
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
171
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
My Antonia (Willa Cather)
172
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
173
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (John Berendt)
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (John Berendt)
174
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
175
The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)
176
Swann's Way (Marcel Proust)
Swann's Way (Marcel Proust)
177
Like Water for Chocolate (Laura Esquivel)
Like Water for Chocolate (Laura Esquivel)
178
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
179
A Separate Peace (John Knowles)
A Separate Peace (John Knowles)
180
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
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181
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (Italo Calvino)
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler (Italo Calvino)
182
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert Pirsig)
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert Pirsig)
183
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
Disgrace (J. M. Coetzee)
184
Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
185
Ficciones (Jorge Luis Borges)
Ficciones (Jorge Luis Borges)
186
Cannery Row (John Steinbeck)
Cannery Row (John Steinbeck)
187
Brideshead Revisited (Evelyn Waugh)
Brideshead Revisited (Evelyn Waugh)
188
James and the Giant Peach (Roald Dahl)
James and the Giant Peach (Roald Dahl)
189
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale (Art Spiegelman)
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale (Art Spiegelman)
190
I Know This Much Is True (Wally Lamb)
I Know This Much Is True (Wally Lamb)
191
A Room With a View (E M Forster)
A Room With a View (E M Forster)
192
A Room of One's Own (Virginia Woolf)
A Room of One's Own (Virginia Woolf)
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193
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (J. K. Rowling)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (J. K. Rowling)
194
The Phantom Tollbooth (Norton Juster)
The Phantom Tollbooth (Norton Juster)
195
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (Fannie Flagg)
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (Fannie Flagg)
196
A People's History of the United States (Howard Zinn)
A People's History of the United States (Howard Zinn)
197
The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)
The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)
198
Anne of Avonlea (L.M. Montgomery)
Anne of Avonlea (L.M. Montgomery)
199
The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
200
Neuromancer (William Gibson)
Neuromancer (William Gibson)
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