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Salon's Best Books 1996-2005

Here is a list of Salon's best books of the years 1996-2005..how many of these books have you read??
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Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt)
Angela's Ashes (Frank McCourt)
2
The Family Markowitz (Allegra Goodman)
The Family Markowitz (Allegra Goodman)
3
The Giant's House (Elizabeth McCracken)
The Giant's House (Elizabeth McCracken)
4
Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
5
The Living and the Dead (Paul Hendrickson)
The Living and the Dead (Paul Hendrickson)
6
The Moor's Last Sigh (Salman Rushdie)
The Moor's Last Sigh (Salman Rushdie)
7
My Dark Places: An L.A. Crime Memoir (James Ellroy)
My Dark Places: An L.A. Crime Memoir (James Ellroy)
8
Reader's Block (David Markson)
Reader's Block (David Markson)
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9
The Shadow Man (Mary Gordon)
The Shadow Man (Mary Gordon)
10
The Temple Bombing (Melissa Fay Greene)
The Temple Bombing (Melissa Fay Greene)
11
Alias Grace (Margaret Atwood)
Alias Grace (Margaret Atwood)
12
Because They Wanted to (Mary Gaitskill)
Because They Wanted to (Mary Gaitskill)
13
Close to the Machine (Ellen Ullman)
Close to the Machine (Ellen Ullman)
14
Cold Mountain (Charles Frazier)
Cold Mountain (Charles Frazier)
15
Echoes of a Native Land (Serge Schmemann)
Echoes of a Native Land (Serge Schmemann)
16
How Proust Can Change Your Life
How Proust Can Change Your Life
17
Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer)
Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer)
18
Mason & Dixon (Thomas Pynchon)
Mason & Dixon (Thomas Pynchon)
19
The Reader (Bernhard Schlink)
The Reader (Bernhard Schlink)
20
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (Anne Fadiman)
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (Anne Fadiman)
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21
At Home With the Marquis De Sade: A Life (Francine Du Plessix Gray)
At Home With the Marquis De Sade: A Life (Francine Du Plessix Gray)
22
A Beautiful Mind (Sylvia Nasar)
A Beautiful Mind (Sylvia Nasar)
23
Birds of America (Lorrie Moore)
Birds of America (Lorrie Moore)
24
Blindness (José Saramago)
Blindness (José Saramago)
25
The Professor and the Madman (Simon Winchester)
The Professor and the Madman (Simon Winchester)
26
A Slant of Sun: One Child's Courage (Beth Kephart)
A Slant of Sun: One Child's Courage (Beth Kephart)
27
Starting Out in the Evening (Brain Morton)
Starting Out in the Evening (Brain Morton)
28
Thirst (Ken Kalfus)
Thirst (Ken Kalfus)
29
The Voyage of the Narwhal (Andrea Barrett)
The Voyage of the Narwhal (Andrea Barrett)
30
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
31
Black Hawk Down (Mark Bowden)
Black Hawk Down (Mark Bowden)
32
Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley (Peter Guralnick)
Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley (Peter Guralnick)
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33
Cryptonomicon (Neal Stephenson)
Cryptonomicon (Neal Stephenson)
34
Lost on Earth: Nomads of the New World (Mark Fritz)
Lost on Earth: Nomads of the New World (Mark Fritz)
35
Motherless Brooklyn (Jonathan Lethem)
Motherless Brooklyn (Jonathan Lethem)
36
Original Bliss (A.L. Kennedy)
Original Bliss (A.L. Kennedy)
37
Plainsong (Kent Haruf)
Plainsong (Kent Haruf)
38
A Prayer for the Dying (Stewart O'nan)
A Prayer for the Dying (Stewart O'nan)
39
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette (Judith Thurman)
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette (Judith Thurman)
40
Show Me a Hero (Lisa Belkin)
Show Me a Hero (Lisa Belkin)
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