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The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books (Part 1)

The favourite 10 books of 125 writers were tallied (544 individual books were mentioned). This list shows the Top 100 in descending rank (and is the 1st of 3 challenges). All the books in the list were chosen by at least 2 authors. All books in the top 20 were chosen by at least 9 writers.
NOTE: Click on the link to go to the 2nd part.
This list is derived from the book "The Top Ten: Writers Pick Their Favorite Books" edited by J. Peder Zane. The book is described as "the ultimate guide to the world's greatest books. As writers such as Norman Mailer, Annie Proulx, Stephen King, Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Drabble, Michael Chabon and Peter Carey name the ten books that have meant the most to them, you'll be reminded of books you have always loved and introduced to works awaiting your discovery."
BTW, "The Top 10" list at "thegreatestbooks.org", supposedly derived from this book, differs fairly markedly, particularly in the rankings!
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Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)
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Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert)
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War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy)
4
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
5
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
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Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
7
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
8
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
In Search of Lost Time (Marcel Proust)
9
Stories: Anton Chekhov
Stories: Anton Chekhov
10
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
Middlemarch (George Eliot)
11
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
12
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
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13
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
Great Expectations (Charles Dickens)
14
Ulysses (James Joyce)
Ulysses (James Joyce)
15
The Odyssey (Homer)
The Odyssey (Homer)
16
Dubliners (James Joyce)
Dubliners (James Joyce)
17
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
Crime and Punishment (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
18
King Lear (William Shakespeare)
King Lear (William Shakespeare)
19
Emma (Jane Austen)
Emma (Jane Austen)
20
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
21
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
The Sound and the Fury (William Faulkner)
22
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf)
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The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoyevsky)
24
The Divine Comedy (Dante)
The Divine Comedy (Dante)
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25
The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Conner (Flannery O'Conner)
The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Conner (Flannery O'Conner)
26
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne)
27
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
28
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)
29
Bible
Bible
30
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
Pale Fire (Vladimir Nabokov)
31
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
Absalom, Absalom! (William Faulkner)
32
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
33
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
34
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
The Canterbury Tales (Geoffrey Chaucer)
35
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
36
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)
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The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
38
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
Bleak House (Charles Dickens)
39
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
The Trial (Franz Kafka)
40
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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