Essay on Top 100 Best Books

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* The Adventures of Augie March (1953), by Saul Bellow
* All the King's Men (1946), by Robert Penn Warren
* American Pastoral (1997), by Philip Roth
* An American Tragedy (1925), by Theodore Dreiser
* Animal Farm (1946), by George Orwell
* Appointment in Samarra (1934), by John O'Hara
* Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret (1970), by Judy Blume
* The Assistant (1957), by Bernard Malamud
* At Swim-Two-Birds (1938), by Flann O'Brien
* Atonement (2002), by Ian McEwan
* Beloved (1987), by Toni Morrison
* The Berlin Stories (1946), by Christopher Isherwood
* The Big Sleep (1939), by Raymond Chandler
* The Blind Assassin (2000), by Margaret Atwood
* Blood Meridian (1986), by Cormac McCarthy
* Brideshead Revisited (1946), by Evelyn Waugh
* The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927), by Thornton Wilder
C - D
* Call It Sleep (1935), by Henry Roth
* Catch-22 (1961), by Joseph Heller
* The Catcher in the Rye (1951), by J.D. Salinger
* A Clockwork Orange (1963), by Anthony Burgess
* The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967), by William Styron
* The Corrections (2001), by Jonathan Franzen
* The Crying of Lot 49 (1966), by Thomas Pynchon
* A Dance to the Music of Time (1951), by Anthony Powell
* The Day of the Locust (1939), by Nathanael West
* Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927), by Willa Cather
* A Death in the Family (1958), by James Agee
* The Death of the Heart (1958), by Elizabeth Bowen
* Deliverance (1970), by James Dickey
* Dog Soldiers (1974), by Robert Stone
F - G
* Falconer (1977), by John Cheever
* The French Lieutenant's Woman (1969), by John Fowles
* The Golden Notebook (1962), by Doris Lessing
* Go Tell it on the Mountain (1953), by James Baldwin
* Gone With the Wind (1936), by Margaret Mitchell
* The Grapes of Wrath (1939), by John Steinbeck
* Gravity's Rainbow (1973), by Thomas Pynchon
* The Great Gatsby (1925), by F. Scott Fitzgerald
H - I
* A Handful of Dust (1934), by Evelyn Waugh
* The Heart is A Lonely Hunter (1940), by Carson McCullers
* The Heart of the Matter (1948), by Graham Greene
* Herzog (1964), by Saul Bellow
* Housekeeping (1981), by Marilynne Robinson
* A House for Mr. Biswas (1962), by V.S. Naipaul
* I, Claudius (1934), by Robert Graves
* Infinite Jest (1996), by David Foster Wallace
* Invisible Man (1952), by Ralph Ellison
L - N
* Light in August (1932), by William Faulkner
* The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (1950), by C.S. Lewis
* Lolita (1955), by Vladimir Nabokov
* Lord of the Flies (1955), by William Golding
* The Lord of the Rings (1954), by J.R.R. Tolkien
* Loving (1945), by Henry Green
* Lucky Jim (1954), by Kingsley Amis
* The Man Who Loved Children (1940), by Christina Stead
* Midnight's Children (1981), by Salman Rushdie
* Money (1984), by Martin Amis
* The Moviegoer (1961), by Walker Percy
* Mrs. Dalloway (1925), by Virginia Woolf
* Naked Lunch (1959), by William Burroughs
* Native Son (1940), by Richard Wright
* Neuromancer (1984), by William Gibson
* Never Let Me Go (2005), by Kazuo Ishiguro
* 1984 (1948), by George Orwell
O - R
* On the Road (1957), by Jack Kerouac
* One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962), by Ken Kesey
* The Painted Bird (1965), by Jerzy Kosinski
* Pale Fire (1962), by Vladimir Nabokov
* A Passage to India (1924), by E.M. Forster
* Play It As It Lays (1970), by Joan Didion
* Portnoy's Complaint (1969), by Philip Roth
* Possession (1990), by A.S. Byatt
* The Power and