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The Communist Manifesto The Communist Manifesto (Paperback)
by (shelved 69 times as academic)
avg rating 3.50 — 108,538 ratings — published 1848
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To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird #1) To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird #1)
by (shelved 67 times as academic)
avg rating 4.24 — 4,023,251 ratings — published 1960
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Orientalism Orientalism (Paperback)
by (shelved 67 times as academic)
avg rating 4.07 — 27,005 ratings — published 1978
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The Prince The Prince (Paperback)
by (shelved 64 times as academic)
avg rating 3.77 — 260,314 ratings — published 1513
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Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 63 times as academic)
avg rating 3.73 — 1,896,429 ratings — published 1595
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Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies (Paperback)
by (shelved 61 times as academic)
avg rating 3.63 — 1,995,482 ratings — published 1954
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Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men (Paperback)
by (shelved 59 times as academic)
avg rating 3.83 — 1,815,025 ratings — published 1937
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Gender Trouble Gender Trouble (Paperback)
by (shelved 59 times as academic)
avg rating 4.10 — 24,112 ratings — published 1989
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 59 times as academic)
avg rating 3.88 — 3,292,177 ratings — published 1925
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The Republic The Republic (Paperback)
by (shelved 56 times as academic)
avg rating 3.89 — 204,817 ratings — published -380
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Animal Farm Animal Farm (Paperback)
by (shelved 55 times as academic)
avg rating 3.85 — 2,324,414 ratings — published 1945
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The Odyssey The Odyssey (Paperback)
by (shelved 52 times as academic)
avg rating 3.70 — 891,983 ratings — published -800
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The Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye (Paperback)
by (shelved 50 times as academic)
avg rating 3.79 — 2,587,582 ratings — published 1951
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Hamlet Hamlet (Paperback)
by (shelved 48 times as academic)
avg rating 3.99 — 667,494 ratings — published 1602
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Macbeth Macbeth (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 47 times as academic)
avg rating 3.88 — 630,764 ratings — published 1606
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The Elements of Style The Elements of Style (Hardcover)
by (shelved 47 times as academic)
avg rating 4.17 — 72,862 ratings — published 1918
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Frankenstein Frankenstein (Paperback)
by (shelved 43 times as academic)
avg rating 3.73 — 1,071,663 ratings — published 1818
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Pedagogy of the Oppressed Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Paperback)
by (shelved 43 times as academic)
avg rating 4.26 — 33,496 ratings — published 1968
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Beowulf Beowulf (Paperback)
by (shelved 38 times as academic)
avg rating 3.39 — 207,068 ratings — published 975
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1984 1984 (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 38 times as academic)
avg rating 4.12 — 2,608,393 ratings — published 1949
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A Brief History of Time A Brief History of Time (Paperback)
by (shelved 36 times as academic)
avg rating 4.11 — 311,197 ratings — published 1987
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The Giver (The Giver, #1) The Giver (The Giver, #1)
by (shelved 36 times as academic)
avg rating 4.12 — 1,693,793 ratings — published 1993
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Thinking, Fast and Slow Thinking, Fast and Slow (Hardcover)
by (shelved 35 times as academic)
avg rating 4.05 — 383,079 ratings — published 2011
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Simulacra and Simulation Simulacra and Simulation (Paperback)
by (shelved 35 times as academic)
avg rating 3.99 — 16,678 ratings — published 1981
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Black Skin, White Masks Black Skin, White Masks (Paperback)
by (shelved 35 times as academic)
avg rating 4.25 — 14,355 ratings — published 1952
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The Origin of Species The Origin of Species (Hardcover)
by (shelved 34 times as academic)
avg rating 3.96 — 149,810 ratings — published 1859
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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 34 times as academic)
avg rating 4.09 — 2,565,174 ratings — published 1947
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Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451 (Hardcover)
by (shelved 33 times as academic)
avg rating 4.01 — 755,482 ratings — published 1953
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The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter (Paperback)
by (shelved 33 times as academic)
avg rating 3.36 — 693,985 ratings — published 1850
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Brave New World Brave New World (Paperback)
by (shelved 32 times as academic)
avg rating 3.96 — 1,417,200 ratings — published 1932
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Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice (Paperback)
by (shelved 32 times as academic)
avg rating 4.23 — 2,632,806 ratings — published 1813
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Leviathan Leviathan (Paperback)
by (shelved 31 times as academic)
avg rating 3.65 — 60,544 ratings — published 1651
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The Social Contract The Social Contract (Paperback)
by (shelved 31 times as academic)
avg rating 3.76 — 52,591 ratings — published 1762
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A People's History of the United States A People's History of the United States (Paperback)
by (shelved 31 times as academic)
avg rating 4.07 — 275,247 ratings — published 1980
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Heart of Darkness Heart of Darkness (Paperback)
by (shelved 29 times as academic)
avg rating 3.40 — 358,254 ratings — published 1899
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Paperback)
by (shelved 29 times as academic)
avg rating 3.80 — 1,170,993 ratings — published 1884
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The Iliad The Iliad (Paperback)
by (shelved 29 times as academic)
avg rating 3.80 — 356,037 ratings — published -800
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The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales (Paperback)
by (shelved 29 times as academic)
avg rating 3.47 — 226,684 ratings — published 1390
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Jane Eyre Jane Eyre (Paperback)
by (shelved 28 times as academic)
avg rating 4.08 — 1,625,765 ratings — published 1847
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A Midsummer Night's Dream A Midsummer Night's Dream (Paperback)
by (shelved 28 times as academic)
avg rating 3.94 — 436,039 ratings — published 1595
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The Aeneid The Aeneid (Paperback)
by (shelved 26 times as academic)
avg rating 3.80 — 111,303 ratings — published -17
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Mythologies Mythologies (Paperback)
by (shelved 26 times as academic)
avg rating 4.12 — 20,740 ratings — published 1957
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Othello Othello (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 26 times as academic)
avg rating 3.87 — 321,764 ratings — published 1603
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