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The Chronology of American Literature: 1985

Are you tired of click-bait challenges? Have you read or want to read some well-crafted American fiction and non-fiction?
This is a list of novels, short story collections, drama, poetry, literary criticism & non-fiction by American authors published in 1985. The source is "The Chronology of American Literature: America's Literary Achievements from the Colonial Era to Modern Times" by Daniel S. Burt (2004).
(This actually is a brief test run to see which categories of literature are sufficiently well-patronised to justify creating similar challenges covering the 20th century & possibly earlier. Each challenge would cover 5 or 10 years.)

The categories are:
Fiction: 1-32
Drama and Theatre: 33-39
Poetry: 40-44
Literary Criticism and Scholarship: 45-47
Nonfiction: 48-56
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1
City of Glass (Paul Auster)
City of Glass (Paul Auster)
2
Continental Drift
Continental Drift
3
Greasy Lake & Other Stories
Greasy Lake & Other Stories
4
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (Carolyn Chute)
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (Carolyn Chute)
5
White Noise (Don Delillo)
White Noise (Don Delillo)
6
World's Fair (E.L. Doctorow)
World's Fair (E.L. Doctorow)
7
Less Than Zero (Bret Easton Ellis)
Less Than Zero (Bret Easton Ellis)
8
Carpenter's Gothic (William Gaddis)
Carpenter's Gothic (William Gaddis)
9
Rough Translations (Molly Giles)
Rough Translations (Molly Giles)
10
Men and Angels (Mary Gordon)
Men and Angels (Mary Gordon)
11
Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade (John Hawkes)
Adventures in the Alaskan Skin Trade (John Hawkes)
12
The Call (John Hersey)
The Call (John Hersey)
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13
The Cider House Rules (John Irving)
The Cider House Rules (John Irving)
14
Fiskadoro
Fiskadoro
15
Lake Wobegon Days (Garrison Keillor)
Lake Wobegon Days (Garrison Keillor)
16
Annie John (Jamaica Kincaid)
Annie John (Jamaica Kincaid)
17
In Country
In Country
18
Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy)
Blood Meridian (Cormac McCarthy)
19
Lonesome Dove (Larry Mcmurtry)
Lonesome Dove (Larry Mcmurtry)
20
In the Penny Arcade (Steven Millhauser)
In the Penny Arcade (Steven Millhauser)
21
Linden Hills (Gloria Naylor)
Linden Hills (Gloria Naylor)
22
The Tree of Life (Hugh Nissenson)
The Tree of Life (Hugh Nissenson)
23
Solstice (Joyce Carol Oates)
Solstice (Joyce Carol Oates)
24
Later the Same Day (Grace Paley)
Later the Same Day (Grace Paley)
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25
A Short History of a Small Place (T.R. Pearson)
A Short History of a Small Place (T.R. Pearson)
26
Edisto
Edisto
27
Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance (Richard Powers)
Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance (Richard Powers)
28
Contact (Carl Sagan)
Contact (Carl Sagan)
29
The Image and Other Stories (Isaac Bashevis Singer)
The Image and Other Stories (Isaac Bashevis Singer)
30
The Old Forest and Other Stories (Peter Taylor)
The Old Forest and Other Stories (Peter Taylor)
31
The Accidental Tourist (Anne Tyler)
The Accidental Tourist (Anne Tyler)
32
Galapagos (Kurt Vonnegut)
Galapagos (Kurt Vonnegut)
33
The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Christopher Durang)
The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Christopher Durang)
34
I'm Not Rappaport (Herb Gardner)
I'm Not Rappaport (Herb Gardner)
35
Swimming to Cambodia (Spaulding Gray)
Swimming to Cambodia (Spaulding Gray)
36
As Is (William M. Hoffman)
As Is (William M. Hoffman)
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37
The Normal Heart (Larry Kramer)
The Normal Heart (Larry Kramer)
38
A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard
A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard
39
Biloxi Blues (Neil Simon)
Biloxi Blues (Neil Simon)
40
What the Light Was Like (Amy Clampitt)
What the Light Was Like (Amy Clampitt)
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