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NY Times: Test Your Book Smarts

The Strand Bookstore has included a literary matching quiz in its job application form since the 1970s. Here are the titles from some of the quizzes from years past.
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avg. score: 11 of 50 (23%)
required scores: 1, 4, 7, 11, 17 

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1
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
2
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
3
To the Lighthouse
To the Lighthouse
4
A House for Mr. Biswas
A House for Mr. Biswas
5
Invisible Man
Invisible Man
6
Confederacy of Dunces
Confederacy of Dunces
7
Dead Souls (Gogol)
Dead Souls (Gogol)
8
Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett)
Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett)
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9
Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels
10
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
11
White Noise (Don Delillo)
White Noise (Don Delillo)
12
The Second Sex
The Second Sex
13
Metamorphoses
Metamorphoses
14
Kindred (Octavia Butler)
Kindred (Octavia Butler)
15
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
16
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
17
A People's History of the United States
A People's History of the United States
18
Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
Naked Lunch (William S. Burroughs)
19
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
20
The Tipping Point (Malcom Gladwell)
The Tipping Point (Malcom Gladwell)
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21
The Histories
The Histories
22
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
23
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
24
A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
25
Wise Blood
Wise Blood
26
Infinite Jest
Infinite Jest
27
White Teeth
White Teeth
28
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Raymond Carver)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Raymond Carver)
29
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury
30
The Wind Up Bird Chronicle
The Wind Up Bird Chronicle
31
Native Son (Richard Wright)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
32
Of Human Bondage
Of Human Bondage
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33
Cantos
Cantos
34
Silas Marner
Silas Marner
35
Poetics
Poetics
36
Labyrinths
Labyrinths
37
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Mary Wollstonecraft)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Mary Wollstonecraft)
38
The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita
39
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
40
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
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