Popular American Classic Books

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Paperback)
by (shelved 40 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.80 — 1,193,613 ratings — published 1884
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 35 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.88 — 3,372,814 ratings — published 1925
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 32 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.25 — 4,134,935 ratings — published 1960
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The Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye (Paperback)
by (shelved 28 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.79 — 2,669,474 ratings — published 1951
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Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men (Paperback)
by (shelved 25 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.83 — 1,846,999 ratings — published 1937
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Paperback)
by (shelved 22 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.90 — 723,894 ratings — published 1876
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The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath (Hardcover)
by (shelved 20 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.99 — 325,924 ratings — published 1939
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The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter (Paperback)
by (shelved 18 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.36 — 708,744 ratings — published 1850
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Little Women (Little Women, #1) Little Women (Little Women, #1)
by (shelved 18 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.03 — 1,594,671 ratings — published 1868
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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (Paperback)
by (shelved 17 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.43 — 599,586 ratings — published 1851
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The Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea (Hardcover)
by (shelved 15 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.72 — 741,825 ratings — published 1952
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East of Eden East of Eden (Paperback)
by (shelved 14 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.34 — 593,581 ratings — published 1952
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A Farewell to Arms A Farewell to Arms (Paperback)
by (shelved 14 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.79 — 311,251 ratings — published 1929
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.23 — 517,489 ratings — published 1943
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The Sun Also Rises The Sun Also Rises (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.83 — 471,603 ratings — published 1926
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Breakfast at Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.91 — 230,250 ratings — published 1958
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Uncle Tom's Cabin (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.81 — 238,212 ratings — published 1852
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Cannery Row Cannery Row (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.01 — 121,836 ratings — published 1945
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My Ántonia My Ántonia (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.75 — 112,383 ratings — published 1918
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The Sound and the Fury The Sound and the Fury (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.86 — 246,923 ratings — published 1929
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Ethan Frome Ethan Frome (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.34 — 100,250 ratings — published 1911
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The Pearl The Pearl (Paperback)
by (shelved 10 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.40 — 180,546 ratings — published 1947
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 10 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.27 — 1,313,493 ratings — published 1936
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On the Road On the Road (Paperback)
by (shelved 10 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.66 — 414,796 ratings — published 1957
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The Age of Innocence The Age of Innocence (Paperback)
by (shelved 10 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.93 — 196,381 ratings — published 1920
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For Whom the Bell Tolls For Whom the Bell Tolls (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.95 — 364,292 ratings — published 1940
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The Call of the Wild The Call of the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.81 — 298,177 ratings — published 1903
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The Red Badge of Courage The Red Badge of Courage (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.20 — 96,324 ratings — published 1895
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As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.71 — 203,952 ratings — published 1930
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The Awakening The Awakening (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.63 — 193,595 ratings — published 1899
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A Streetcar Named Desire A Streetcar Named Desire (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.97 — 262,720 ratings — published 1947
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The Portrait of a Lady The Portrait of a Lady (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.76 — 112,375 ratings — published 1881
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The House of Mirth The House of Mirth (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.94 — 116,219 ratings — published 1905
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Slaughterhouse-Five Slaughterhouse-Five (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.05 — 1,296,347 ratings — published 1969
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Catch-22 Catch-22 (Paperback)
by (shelved 8 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.97 — 1,032,317 ratings — published 1961
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To Have and Have Not To Have and Have Not (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.60 — 30,005 ratings — published 1937
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The Winter of Our Discontent The Winter of Our Discontent (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.99 — 55,122 ratings — published 1961
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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.04 — 618,845 ratings — published 1965
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The Bell Jar The Bell Jar (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.97 — 712,147 ratings — published 1963
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The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1) The Good Earth (House of Earth, #1)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.97 — 248,642 ratings — published 1931
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Tortilla Flat Tortilla Flat (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.83 — 44,701 ratings — published 1935
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Sister Carrie Sister Carrie (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.73 — 42,889 ratings — published 1900
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Death of a Salesman Death of a Salesman (Hardcover)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.47 — 185,053 ratings — published 1949
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Light in August Light in August (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.93 — 80,909 ratings — published 1932
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Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451 (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as american-classic)
avg rating 3.93 — 741,378 ratings — published 1953
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A Moveable Feast A Moveable Feast (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as american-classic)
avg rating 4.05 — 141,991 ratings — published 1964
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