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Time Magazine's List of the 100 Best Novels

A list of the best novels published in the English language between 1923 and 2005, compiled by critics Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo.
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The Adventures of Augie March (Augie March)
The Adventures of Augie March (Augie March)
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All the King's Men
All the King's Men
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American Pastoral
American Pastoral
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An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser
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Animal Farm
Animal Farm
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Appointment in Samarra
Appointment in Samarra
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Are You There God?  It's Me, Margaret (New Jersey)
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret (New Jersey)
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The Assistant (Bernard Malamud)
The Assistant (Bernard Malamud)
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9
At-Swim-Two-Birds
At-Swim-Two-Birds
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Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
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Beloved, by Toni Morrison
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
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The Berlin Stories
The Berlin Stories
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The Big Sleep
The Big Sleep
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The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
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Blood Meridian
Blood Meridian
16
Brideshead Revisited
Brideshead Revisited
17
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Thornton Wilder)
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Thornton Wilder)
18
Call It Sleep (Henry Roth)
Call It Sleep (Henry Roth)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
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21
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
22
The Confessions of Nat Turner (William Styron)
The Confessions of Nat Turner (William Styron)
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The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
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The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
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A Dance to the Music of Time
A Dance to the Music of Time
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The Day of the Locust
The Day of the Locust
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Death Comes for the Archbishop
Death Comes for the Archbishop
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A Death in the Family
A Death in the Family
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The Death of the Heart
The Death of the Heart
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Deliverance
Deliverance
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Dog Soldiers (Robert Stone)
Dog Soldiers (Robert Stone)
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Falconer
Falconer
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33
The French Lieutenant's Woman
The French Lieutenant's Woman
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The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
The Golden Notebook (Doris Lessing)
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Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
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Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
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The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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Gravity's Rainbow
Gravity's Rainbow
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
40
A Handful of Dust
A Handful of Dust
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