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The 65 Book Challenge

65 books from "600 Books to Be Considered Very Well-Read" that I challenge myself to read in order to beat the average by a decent margin.
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made by EJBC
avg. score: 12 of 65 (18%)
required scores: 1, 5, 8, 12, 17 

How many have you read?

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
2
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Half of a Yellow Sun (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
3
Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Adichie)
Purple Hibiscus (Chimamanda Adichie)
4
Girls of Riyadh (Rajaa Alsanea)
Girls of Riyadh (Rajaa Alsanea)
5
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Maya Angelou)
6
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
The Handmaid's Tale (Margaret Atwood)
7
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
8
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
9
By Night in Chile (Roberto Bolano)
By Night in Chile (Roberto Bolano)
10
Something Wicked This Way Comes (Ray Bradbury)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (Ray Bradbury)
11
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
12
Wild Swans (Jung Chang)
Wild Swans (Jung Chang)
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13
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
14
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
15
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
16
The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas)
The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas)
17
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
18
Silas Marner (George Eliot)
Silas Marner (George Eliot)
19
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)
20
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
21
Sapiens (Yuval Noah Harari)
Sapiens (Yuval Noah Harari)
22
Tess of the D'urbervilles (Thomas Hardy)
Tess of the D'urbervilles (Thomas Hardy)
23
The Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)
The Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)
24
A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking)
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25
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Washington Irving)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Washington Irving)
26
The Condor and the Cows (Christopher Isherwood)
The Condor and the Cows (Christopher Isherwood)
27
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
28
The Lottery (Shirley Jackson)
The Lottery (Shirley Jackson)
29
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Harriet Jacobs)
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Harriet Jacobs)
30
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
31
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce)
32
Chronicle in Stone (Ismail Kadare, Trans. Arshi Pipa, David Bellos)
Chronicle in Stone (Ismail Kadare, Trans. Arshi Pipa, David Bellos)
33
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
34
Zorba the Greek (Nikos Kazantzaki)
Zorba the Greek (Nikos Kazantzaki)
35
The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)
The Story of My Life (Helen Keller)
36
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
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37
Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote (Ahmadou Kourouma)
Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote (Ahmadou Kourouma)
38
A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'engle)
A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'engle)
39
Go Set a Watchman (Harper Lee)
Go Set a Watchman (Harper Lee)
40
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
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