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The Greatest Books of the 20th Century

The following list was inspired by the list of the "100 Greatest English Language Novels" that was compiled and released in 1998 by the editors of the Modern Library. I say "inspired," although I deplored the specific contents of the Modern Library list, which struck me as being way, way out of touch with the... read more
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Midnight's Children
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The Sot-Weed Factor
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Genoa: A Telling of Wonders (Paul Metcaf)
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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A Passage to India (E.M. Forster)
46
Double or Nothing (Raymond Federman)
47
At Swim-Two-Birds
48
Blood Meridian
49
The Cannibal
50
Native Son
51
The Day of the Locust
52
Nightwood
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53
Housekeeping
54
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
55
Libra
56
Wise Blood (Flannery O'Connor)
57
Always Coming Home (Ursula K. Le Guin)
58
U.S.A. Trilogy (John Dos Passos)
59
The Golden Notebook
60
The Catcher in the Rye
61
Red Harvest
62
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (Raymond Carver)
63
Dubliners (Ireland)
64
Cane (Jean Toomer)
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65
The House of Mirth
66
Ridley Walker (Russell Hoban)
67
Checkerboard Trilogy (William Eastlake)
68
The Franchiser (Stanley Elkin)
69
New York Trilogy
70
Skinny Legs and All (Tom Robbins)
71
Infinite Jest (David Foster Wallace)
72
The Age of Wire and String
73
Tlooth (Harry Mathews)
74
Pricksongs and Descants
75
The Man in the High Castle (Philip K. Dick)
76
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
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77
The French Lieutenant's Woman (John Fowles)
78
The Book of the New Sun
79
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
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The Albany Cycle
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