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New York Public Library's Books of the Century

List of books from the book "The New York Public Library's Books of the Century" includes chapters around: Landmarks of Literature, Nature's Realm; Protest and Progress; Colonialism and it's Aftermath; Mind and Spirit; Popular Culture and Mass Entertainment; Woman Rise; Economics and Technology; Utopias and Dystopias; War, Holocaust, and Totalitarianism; Optimism, Joy, Gentility; Favorites of Childhood and Youth.
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Three Sisters (Anton Chekhov)
Three Sisters (Anton Chekhov)
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Remembrance of Things Past
Remembrance of Things Past
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Tender Buttons (Gertrude Stein)
Tender Buttons (Gertrude Stein)
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The Metamorphosis
The Metamorphosis
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Renascence and Other Poems (Edna St. Vincent Millay)
Renascence and Other Poems (Edna St. Vincent Millay)
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The Wild Swans at Coole (W. B. Yeats)
The Wild Swans at Coole (W. B. Yeats)
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Six Characters in Search of an Author (Luigi Pirandello)
Six Characters in Search of an Author (Luigi Pirandello)
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The Waste Land
The Waste Land
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Ulysses
Ulysses
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The Magic Mountain
The Magic Mountain
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse
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Gypsy Ballads
Gypsy Ballads
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Native Son
Native Son
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The Portable Faulkner (William Faulkner)
The Portable Faulkner (William Faulkner)
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Age of Anxiety (W.H.Auden)
Age of Anxiety (W.H.Auden)
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Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot
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Invisible Man
Invisible Man
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Lolita
Lolita
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Fictions (Jorge Luis Borges)
Fictions (Jorge Luis Borges)
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On the Road
On the Road
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
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Portnoy's Complaint (Philip Roth)
Portnoy's Complaint (Philip Roth)
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Song of Solomon
Song of Solomon
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The Life of the Bee (Maurice Maeterlinck)
The Life of the Bee (Maurice Maeterlinck)
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Treatise on Radioactivity (Marie Curie)
Treatise on Radioactivity (Marie Curie)
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The Meaning of Relativity (Albert Einstein)
The Meaning of Relativity (Albert Einstein)
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A Guide to Field Identification: Birds of North America (Robbins Bruun Zim Singer)
A Guide to Field Identification: Birds of North America (Robbins Bruun Zim Singer)
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A Sand County Almanac (Aldo Leopold)
A Sand County Almanac (Aldo Leopold)
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King Solomon's Ring
King Solomon's Ring
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Silent Spring
Silent Spring
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Smoking and Health (The Surgeon General's Report)
Smoking and Health (The Surgeon General's Report)
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The Battle With the Slum (Jacob Riis)
The Battle With the Slum (Jacob Riis)
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THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK by W.E.B. Du Bois
THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK by W.E.B. Du Bois
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The Double Helix
The Double Helix
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The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
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The Diversity of Life (E.O. Wilson)
The Diversity of Life (E.O. Wilson)
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Twenty Years at Hull House (Jane Addams)
Twenty Years at Hull House (Jane Addams)
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The House on Henry Street (Lillian Wald)
The House on Henry Street (Lillian Wald)
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The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens (Lincoln Steffens)
The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens (Lincoln Steffens)
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