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The Greatest Books of All Time Chosen by 125 Top Writers

"These lists are compiled from all the author lists – as we add new lists, they are subject to change. We awarded points for each selection – 10 points for a first place pick, nine points for a second place pick, and so on. We totaled all the points and ranked them accordingly. These are the books with the highest total in each category."
-The Top Ten
Source: thegreatestbooks.org ·
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Avg. score: 25 of 103 (24%)
Required scores: 1, 11, 18, 29, 38   
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1
Anna Karenina
2
Madame Bovary
3
War and Peace
4
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
5
Lolita
6
Middlemarch
7
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
8
Stories: Anton Chekhov
9
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
10
Hamlet
11
Moby Dick
12
Don Quixote
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13
Ulysses
14
Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
15
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
16
Crime and Punishment
17
King Lear
18
The Odyssey
19
To the Lighthouse
20
Dubliners
21
The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor
22
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
23
The Brothers Karamazov
24
The Sound and the Fury
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25
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
26
Emma
27
The Divine Comedy
28
Jane Eyre
29
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Laurence Sterne)
30
Mrs. Dalloway
31
Wuthering Heights
32
Invisible Man
33
The Bible
34
Pale Fire
35
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
36
Bleak House
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37
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
38
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
39
The Canterbury Tales
40
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
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