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The 54 Best Short Books You Can Read in a Day

If you're finding that 1000+ pages long giant tome lying in your nightstand too daunting, here's a list of the 54 great short books you can get through in a day :)
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A Room of One's Own (Virginia Woolf)
A Room of One's Own (Virginia Woolf)
2
After the Quake (Haruki Murakami)
After the Quake (Haruki Murakami)
3
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
4
Annihilation
Annihilation
5
Anthem (Ayn Rand)
Anthem (Ayn Rand)
6
Around the World in 80 Days (Jules Verne)
Around the World in 80 Days (Jules Verne)
7
Autobiography of Red (Anne Carson)
Autobiography of Red (Anne Carson)
8
Billy Budd, Sailor (Herman Melville)
Billy Budd, Sailor (Herman Melville)
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9
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
10
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
11
Dept. of Speculation (Jenny Offill)
Dept. of Speculation (Jenny Offill)
12
How to Get Into the Twin Palms
How to Get Into the Twin Palms
13
Sleepless Nights (Elizabeth Hardwick)
Sleepless Nights (Elizabeth Hardwick)
14
The Art of War (Sun Tzu)
The Art of War (Sun Tzu)
15
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
16
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Hound of the Baskervilles
17
The Outsiders (S. E. Hinton)
The Outsiders (S. E. Hinton)
18
The Pearl (John Steinbeck)
The Pearl (John Steinbeck)
19
The Prince
The Prince
20
The Sense of an Ending (Julian Barnes)
The Sense of an Ending (Julian Barnes)
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21
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Ernest Hemingway)
The Snows of Kilimanjaro (Ernest Hemingway)
22
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)
23
The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
24
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
25
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
26
Time'S Arrow
Time'S Arrow
27
Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (Lorrie Moore)
Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (Lorrie Moore)
28
Bonjour Tristesse
Bonjour Tristesse
29
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
30
Night (Elie Wiesel)
Night (Elie Wiesel)
31
Notes From the Underground
Notes From the Underground
32
Speedboat (Renata Adler)
Speedboat (Renata Adler)
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33
Sula (Toni Morrison)
Sula (Toni Morrison)
34
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
35
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
36
The Lover (Marguerite Duras)
The Lover (Marguerite Duras)
37
The Mezzanine (Nicholson Baker)
The Mezzanine (Nicholson Baker)
38
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
39
Train Dreams
Train Dreams
40
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
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