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Goodreads "Best Books of the 20th Century" - Page 6

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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The Alienist (Caleb Carr)
The Alienist (Caleb Carr)
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Sophie's World (Jostein Gaarder)
Sophie's World (Jostein Gaarder)
203
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
204
House of Leaves (Mark Danielewski)
House of Leaves (Mark Danielewski)
205
Demian (Hermann Hesse)
Demian (Hermann Hesse)
206
Native Son (Richard Wright)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
207
Being and Time (Martin Heidegger)
Being and Time (Martin Heidegger)
208
The Man Without Qualities (Robert Musil, Tr. Sophie Wilkins & Burton Pike)
The Man Without Qualities (Robert Musil, Tr. Sophie Wilkins & Burton Pike)
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209
Girl With a Pearl Earring (Tracy Chevalier)
Girl With a Pearl Earring (Tracy Chevalier)
210
The Neverending Story (Michael Ende)
The Neverending Story (Michael Ende)
211
Bridge to Terabithia (Katherine Paterson)
Bridge to Terabithia (Katherine Paterson)
212
Exodus (Leon Uris)
Exodus (Leon Uris)
213
Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Jorge Luis Borges)
Labyrinths: Selected Stories and Other Writings (Jorge Luis Borges)
214
Labyrinths (Jorge Luis Borges)
Labyrinths (Jorge Luis Borges)
215
Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris (Introduction by the Author))
Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris (Introduction by the Author))
216
The Tin Drum (Günter Grass, Trans. Breon Mitchell)
The Tin Drum (Günter Grass, Trans. Breon Mitchell)
217
The Glass Bead Game (Hermann Hesse)
The Glass Bead Game (Hermann Hesse)
218
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
Norwegian Wood (Haruki Murakami)
219
Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer)
Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer)
220
Nausea (Jean-Paul Sartre, Trans. Robert Baldick)
Nausea (Jean-Paul Sartre, Trans. Robert Baldick)
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221
Oh, the Places You'll Go! (Dr. Seuss)
Oh, the Places You'll Go! (Dr. Seuss)
222
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle)
223
Journey to the End of the Night (Louis-Ferdinand Céline)
Journey to the End of the Night (Louis-Ferdinand Céline)
224
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
225
The Virgin Suicides (Jeffrey Eugenides)
The Virgin Suicides (Jeffrey Eugenides)
226
The Reader (Bernhard Schlink)
The Reader (Bernhard Schlink)
227
Foucault's Pendulum (Umberto Eco)
Foucault's Pendulum (Umberto Eco)
228
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
229
The Magus (John Fowles)
The Magus (John Fowles)
230
Little House in the Big Woods (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
Little House in the Big Woods (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
231
The Hero With a Thousand Faces (Joseph Campbell)
The Hero With a Thousand Faces (Joseph Campbell)
232
A Time to Kill (John Grisham)
A Time to Kill (John Grisham)
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233
Nine Stories (J.D. Salinger)
Nine Stories (J.D. Salinger)
234
All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
235
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
236
Letters to a Young Poet (Rainer Maria Rilke)
Letters to a Young Poet (Rainer Maria Rilke)
237
Revolutionary Road (Richard Yates)
Revolutionary Road (Richard Yates)
238
I, Claudius (Robert Graves)
I, Claudius (Robert Graves)
239
Cold Mountain (Charles Frazier)
Cold Mountain (Charles Frazier)
240
The Hours (Michael Cunningham)
The Hours (Michael Cunningham)
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