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If Korrick Had to Assign Their Year-Before-College Self 100 Books

The same old standardized testing reading worksheets get recycled year in and year out, but what do we all really think about what would have done our young selves some good way back in the day? Here is my personal stab at it, featuring my own alma mater as the list image for those who require some academic credibility (although how much of that can you really expect from some rando on the internet?).
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avg. score: 14 of 100 (14%)
required scores: 1, 7, 11, 15, 20 

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Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism (Bell Hooks)
Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism (Bell Hooks)
2
Aké: The Years of Childhood (Wole Soyinka)
Aké: The Years of Childhood (Wole Soyinka)
3
An African in Greenland (Tété-Michel Kpomassie)
An African in Greenland (Tété-Michel Kpomassie)
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Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes (Tony Kushner)
Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes (Tony Kushner)
5
Artemisia (Anna Banti)
Artemisia (Anna Banti)
6
The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Malcolm X)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Malcolm X)
7
Bastard Out of Carolina (Dorothy Allison)
Bastard Out of Carolina (Dorothy Allison)
8
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
9
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
10
Beowulf (Tr. Seamus Heaney)
Beowulf (Tr. Seamus Heaney)
11
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (Angela Carter)
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (Angela Carter)
12
The Book of Tea (Kakuzo Okakura)
The Book of Tea (Kakuzo Okakura)
13
The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Volume 1 (Unknown)
The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night Volume 1 (Unknown)
14
Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country (Louise Erdrich)
Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country (Louise Erdrich)
15
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
16
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
17
Carol (Patricia Highsmith)
Carol (Patricia Highsmith)
18
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
19
Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America (Rachel Hope Cleves)
Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America (Rachel Hope Cleves)
20
The Complete Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
The Complete Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi)
21
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (Emily Dickinson)
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (Emily Dickinson)
22
The Complete Stories (Flannery O'Connor)
The Complete Stories (Flannery O'Connor)
23
Confessions of a Mask (Yukio Mishima)
Confessions of a Mask (Yukio Mishima)
24
Deerskin (Robin McKinley)
Deerskin (Robin McKinley)
25
Disobedience (Naomi Alderman)
Disobedience (Naomi Alderman)
26
The Dispossessed (Ursula K. Le Guin)
The Dispossessed (Ursula K. Le Guin)
27
The Epic of Gilgamesh (Anonymous)
The Epic of Gilgamesh (Anonymous)
28
Fateless (Imre Kertész)
Fateless (Imre Kertész)
29
Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev)
Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev)
30
Fighting for Life (S. Josephine Baker)
Fighting for Life (S. Josephine Baker)
31
The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)
The Fire Next Time (James Baldwin)
32
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
33
A Gesture Life (Chang-Rae Lee)
A Gesture Life (Chang-Rae Lee)
34
God's Bits of Wood (Ousmane Sembène)
God's Bits of Wood (Ousmane Sembène)
35
The Golden Compass (Phillip Pullman)
The Golden Compass (Phillip Pullman)
36
Good Morning, Midnight (Jean Rhys)
Good Morning, Midnight (Jean Rhys)
37
Half a Lifelong Romance (Eileen Chang)
Half a Lifelong Romance (Eileen Chang)
38
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Achibie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Achibie)
39
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
40
Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen (Liliuokalani)
Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen (Liliuokalani)
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