20th Century


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A World Elsewhere: An American Woman in Wartime Germany
Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, #3)
The Paying Guests
How to Build a Girl
The Monogram Murders
The Museum of Extraordinary Things
China Dolls
The Moonlight Palace
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
The Perfume Collector
The Paris Architect
In the Shadow of Blackbirds
What She Left Behind
A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
The Care and Management of Lies
The Great Gatsby
1984
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Catcher in the Rye
Animal Farm
Brave New World
Lolita
The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
Lord of the Flies
Fahrenheit 451
Of Mice and Men
Slaughterhouse-Five
Mrs. Dalloway
The Old Man and the Sea
The Bell Jar
North and South by Elizabeth GaskellRaw Silk by Janet BurrowayShirley by Charlotte BrontëMary Barton by Elizabeth GaskellThe Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott
Textile Mill Fiction
83 books — 3 voters

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyTime Between Us by Tamara Ireland StoneTime After Time by Tamara Ireland StoneThe Future of Us by Jay AsherThe Earthquake Machine by Mary Pauline Lowry
YA set in the 1990s
24 books — 9 voters
The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund FreudThree Essays on the Theory of Sexuality by Sigmund FreudThe Psychopathology of Everyday Life by Sigmund FreudTotem and Taboo by Sigmund FreudBeyond the Pleasure Principle and Other Writings by Sigmund Freud
Freud and Psychoanalysis
25 books — 22 voters


John Steinbeck
Someone should write an erudite essay on the moral, physical, and esthetic effect of the Model T Ford on the American nation. Two generations of Americans knew more about the Ford coil than the clitoris, about the planetary system of gears than the solar system of stars. With the Model T, part of the concept of private property disappeared. Pliers ceased to be privately owned and a tire pump belonged to the last man who had picked it up. Most of the babies of the period were conceived in Model T...more
John Steinbeck

Elie Wiesel
Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed. Never shall I forget that smoke. Never shall I forget the small faces of the children whose bodies I saw transformed into smoke under a silent sky. Never shall I forget those flames that consumed my faith forever. Never shall I forget the nocturnal silence that deprived me for all eternity of the desire to live. Never shall I forget those moments that murdered my God and my soul and t...more
Elie Wiesel, Night

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The Most Important People of the 20th Century (Part-III): Builders & Titans
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The Most Important People of the 20th Century (Part-II): Artists & Entertainers
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