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The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books (Part 2)

This is the 2nd part of a 3-part challenge derived from the book "The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books" edited by J. Peder Zane. Authors such as Norman Mailer, Annie Proulx, Stephen King, Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Drabble, Michael Chabon and Peter Carey name the ten books that have meant the most to them.
NOTE: Click on the link to go to the 3rd part.
The favourite 10 books of 125 writers were tallied (544 individual books were mentioned). This list shows middle-ranked books in descending rank. Note that if the books had the same ranking, they were arranged in alphabetical order by author. Books 1-32 were chosen by at least 2 writers. Nearly 80% of the remaining books were chosen by only one writer (hence quite a few lesser-known works that you might like to explore).
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The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
2
Howard's End (E. M. Forster)
Howard's End (E. M. Forster)
3
The Power and the Glory (Graham Greene)
The Power and the Glory (Graham Greene)
4
Alice Munro: Selected Stories
Alice Munro: Selected Stories
5
A Dance to the Music of Time (Anthony Powell)
A Dance to the Music of Time (Anthony Powell)
6
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
7
Stones for Ibarra (Harriet Doerr)
Stones for Ibarra (Harriet Doerr)
8
The Tin Drum (Gunter Grass)
The Tin Drum (Gunter Grass)
9
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
10
David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)
11
Sister Carrie (Theodore Dreiser)
Sister Carrie (Theodore Dreiser)
12
The Bear (William Faulkner)
The Bear (William Faulkner)
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13
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway)
14
Jesus' Son (Denis Johnson)
Jesus' Son (Denis Johnson)
15
The Leopard (Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa)
The Leopard (Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa)
16
Ship of Fools (Katherine Anne Porter)
Ship of Fools (Katherine Anne Porter)
17
The Oedipus Trilogy
The Oedipus Trilogy
18
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
19
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)
20
Daniel Deronda (George Eliot)
Daniel Deronda (George Eliot)
21
Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
22
The Transit of Venus (Shirley Hazzard)
The Transit of Venus (Shirley Hazzard)
23
So Long, See You Tomorrow (William Maxwell)
So Long, See You Tomorrow (William Maxwell)
24
Song of Solomon (Toni Morrison)
Song of Solomon (Toni Morrison)
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25
Germinal (Emile Zola)
Germinal (Emile Zola)
26
Ask the Dust (John Fante)
Ask the Dust (John Fante)
27
Parade's End (Ford Madox Ford)
Parade's End (Ford Madox Ford)
28
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
29
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
The Ambassadors (Henry James)
30
Nine Stories (J.D. Salinger)
Nine Stories (J.D. Salinger)
31
Vanity Fair (William Makepeace Thackeray)
Vanity Fair (William Makepeace Thackeray)
32
Native Son (Richard Wright)
Native Son (Richard Wright)
33
The Bhagavad Gita (Anonymous)
The Bhagavad Gita (Anonymous)
34
The Woman in the Dunes (Kobo Abe)
The Woman in the Dunes (Kobo Abe)
35
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
36
The Untouchable (John Banville)
The Untouchable (John Banville)
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37
Ill Seen Ill Said (Samuel Beckett)
Ill Seen Ill Said (Samuel Beckett)
38
The Book of Leviathan (Peter Blegvad)
The Book of Leviathan (Peter Blegvad)
39
The Outward Room (Millen Brand)
The Outward Room (Millen Brand)
40
Casa Guidi Windows (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)
Casa Guidi Windows (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)
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