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Hungry Mind Review's 100 Best 20th-Century American Books of Fiction and Nonfiction

To celebrate my achievement of reaching a lower numerical rank on the "Published Lists Users" leader board than my age (63), I offer you this challenge.
The source list includes distinguished novels, nonfiction and collections of short fiction. "Opening the list to nonfiction makes sense in a literary century that has witnessed the blurring of the line between fiction and nonfiction" (Bart Schneider)
Hungry Mind Bookstore was a well-known bookstore in St. Paul. In 1986 owner David Unowsky launched the Hungry Mind Review (now defunct) as a critical literary journal, with founding editor Bart Schneider. List image David Unowsky.
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The Education of Henry Adams (Henry Adams)
The Education of Henry Adams (Henry Adams)
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (James Agee)
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (James Agee)
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Bastard Out of Carolina
Bastard Out of Carolina
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Bless Me, Ultima (Rudolpho Anaya)
Bless Me, Ultima (Rudolpho Anaya)
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Winesburg, Ohio (Sherwood Anderson)
Winesburg, Ohio (Sherwood Anderson)
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou)
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Borderlands/ La Frontera, Gloria Anzaldua
Borderlands/ La Frontera, Gloria Anzaldua
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Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
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The Price of the Ticket (James Baldwin)
The Price of the Ticket (James Baldwin)
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Slaves in the Family (Edward Ball)
Slaves in the Family (Edward Ball)
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Herzog (Saul Bellow)
Herzog (Saul Bellow)
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The Sheltering Sky (Paul Bowles)
The Sheltering Sky (Paul Bowles)
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13
Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
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In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)
In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)
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Cathedral (Raymond Carver)
Cathedral (Raymond Carver)
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O Pioneers! (Willa Cather)
O Pioneers! (Willa Cather)
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Death Comes for the Archbishop (Willa Cather)
Death Comes for the Archbishop (Willa Cather)
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The Stories of John Cheever (John Cheever)
The Stories of John Cheever (John Cheever)
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The House on Mango Street (Sandra Cisneros)
The House on Mango Street (Sandra Cisneros)
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White Noise (Don Delillo)
White Noise (Don Delillo)
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Joan Didion)
Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Joan Didion)
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Custer Died for Your Sins (Vine Deloria, Jr.)
Custer Died for Your Sins (Vine Deloria, Jr.)
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U.S.A. (John Dos Passos)
U.S.A. (John Dos Passos)
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An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
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The Souls of Black Folk (W. E. B. Du Bois)
The Souls of Black Folk (W. E. B. Du Bois)
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Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
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Love Medicine (Louise Erdrich)
Love Medicine (Louise Erdrich)
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The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
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As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
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Go Down, Moses (William Faulkner)
Go Down, Moses (William Faulkner)
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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The Art of Eating (Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher)
The Art of Eating (Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher)
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The Ordinary Seaman (Francisco Goldman)
The Ordinary Seaman (Francisco Goldman)
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Roots (Alex Haley)
Roots (Alex Haley)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
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Dispatches (Michael Herr)
Dispatches (Michael Herr)
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My Life of Absurdity (Chester Himes)
My Life of Absurdity (Chester Himes)
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Mean Spirit (Linda Hogan)
Mean Spirit (Linda Hogan)
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