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Time's List of the 100 Best Novels (Last Update July 2020)

Time's List of the 100 Best Novels is an unranked list of the 100 best novels published in the English language between 1923 and 2005. The list includes only novels published between 1923 (when Time was first published) and 2005 (when the list was compiled).
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The Adventures of Augie March
The Adventures of Augie March
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All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)
3
American Pastoral
American Pastoral
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An American Tragedy
An American Tragedy
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Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
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Appointment in Samarra
Appointment in Samarra
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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
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The Assistant
The Assistant
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9
At Swim-Two-Birds
At Swim-Two-Birds
10
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
Atonement (Ian Mcewan)
11
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
12
The Berlin Stories (Christopher Isherwood)
The Berlin Stories (Christopher Isherwood)
13
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)
14
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
15
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)
19
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
20
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)
23
The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
The Corrections (Jonathan Franzen)
24
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
25
A Dance to the Music of Time
A Dance to the Music of Time
26
The Day of the Locust (Nathanael West)
The Day of the Locust (Nathanael West)
27
Death Comes for the Archbishop
Death Comes for the Archbishop
28
A Death in the Family
A Death in the Family
29
The Death of the Heart (Elizabeth Bowen)
The Death of the Heart (Elizabeth Bowen)
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Deliverance (James Dickey)
Deliverance (James Dickey)
31
Dog Soldiers
Dog Soldiers
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Falconer (John Cheever)
Falconer (John Cheever)
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33
The French Lieutenant's Woman
The French Lieutenant's Woman
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The Golden Notebook
The Golden Notebook
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Go Tell It on the Mountain, by James Baldwin
Go Tell It on the Mountain, by James Baldwin
36
Gone With the Wind
Gone With the Wind
37
The Grapes of Wrath
The Grapes of Wrath
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Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
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The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
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A Handful of Dust (Evelyn Waugh)
A Handful of Dust (Evelyn Waugh)
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