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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 449 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.87 — 3,192,513 ratings — published 1925
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 370 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.24 — 3,821,715 ratings — published 1960
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The Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye (Paperback)
by (shelved 323 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.78 — 2,492,383 ratings — published 1951
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Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men (Paperback)
by (shelved 286 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.82 — 1,743,253 ratings — published 1937
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Paperback)
by (shelved 281 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.79 — 1,132,028 ratings — published 1884
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The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter (Paperback)
by (shelved 239 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.36 — 669,451 ratings — published 1850
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The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath (Hardcover)
by (shelved 202 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.98 — 267,634 ratings — published 1939
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The Sun Also Rises The Sun Also Rises (Paperback)
by (shelved 181 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.83 — 443,151 ratings — published 1926
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The Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea (Hardcover)
by (shelved 179 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.70 — 667,097 ratings — published 1952
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Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451 (Hardcover)
by (shelved 175 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.00 — 706,274 ratings — published 1953
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Slaughterhouse-Five Slaughterhouse-Five (Paperback)
by (shelved 174 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.04 — 1,217,892 ratings — published 1969
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Little Women (Little Women, #1) Little Women (Little Women, #1)
by (shelved 161 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.02 — 1,491,113 ratings — published 1868
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Paperback)
by (shelved 157 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.89 — 680,818 ratings — published 1876
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Their Eyes Were Watching God Their Eyes Were Watching God (Paperback)
by (shelved 157 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.85 — 278,943 ratings — published 1937
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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (Paperback)
by (shelved 157 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.42 — 566,632 ratings — published 1851
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East of Eden East of Eden (Paperback)
by (shelved 154 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.33 — 558,153 ratings — published 1952
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The Sound and the Fury The Sound and the Fury (Paperback)
by (shelved 146 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.85 — 233,364 ratings — published 1929
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Catch-22 Catch-22 (Paperback)
by (shelved 145 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.97 — 956,609 ratings — published 1961
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As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying (Paperback)
by (shelved 136 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.72 — 191,707 ratings — published 1930
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The Crucible The Crucible (Paperback)
by (shelved 130 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.53 — 302,513 ratings — published 1953
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A Farewell to Arms A Farewell to Arms (Paperback)
by (shelved 126 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.79 — 294,734 ratings — published 1929
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The Road The Road (Hardcover)
by (shelved 120 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.94 — 703,728 ratings — published 2006
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The Age of Innocence The Age of Innocence (Paperback)
by (shelved 118 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.92 — 183,285 ratings — published 1920
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Beloved Beloved (Paperback)
by (shelved 118 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.75 — 346,933 ratings — published 1987
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On the Road On the Road (Paperback)
by (shelved 114 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.66 — 391,771 ratings — published 1957
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 110 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.27 — 1,238,884 ratings — published 1936
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Tender Is the Night Tender Is the Night (Paperback)
by (shelved 108 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.84 — 153,277 ratings — published 1934
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Death of a Salesman Death of a Salesman (Hardcover)
by (shelved 107 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.46 — 171,100 ratings — published 1949
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The Awakening The Awakening (Paperback)
by (shelved 106 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.62 — 177,447 ratings — published 1899
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For Whom the Bell Tolls For Whom the Bell Tolls (Paperback)
by (shelved 101 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.95 — 342,774 ratings — published 1940
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Invisible Man Invisible Man (Paperback)
by (shelved 98 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.82 — 216,069 ratings — published 1952
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My Ántonia My Ántonia (Paperback)
by (shelved 98 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.75 — 106,118 ratings — published 1918
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A Streetcar Named Desire A Streetcar Named Desire (Paperback)
by (shelved 94 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.97 — 244,062 ratings — published 1947
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Ethan Frome Ethan Frome (Paperback)
by (shelved 94 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.32 — 90,365 ratings — published 1911
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Paperback)
by (shelved 94 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.23 — 493,337 ratings — published 1943
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Uncle Tom's Cabin Uncle Tom's Cabin (Paperback)
by (shelved 92 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.81 — 224,492 ratings — published 1852
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Breakfast at Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's (Paperback)
by (shelved 89 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.90 — 209,574 ratings — published 1958
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The Pearl The Pearl (Paperback)
by (shelved 85 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.38 — 165,833 ratings — published 1947
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Cat's Cradle Cat's Cradle (Paperback)
by (shelved 85 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.19 — 374,762 ratings — published 1963
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Franny and Zooey Franny and Zooey (Paperback)
by (shelved 85 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.98 — 221,411 ratings — published 1957
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The House of Mirth The House of Mirth (Paperback)
by (shelved 82 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.94 — 110,849 ratings — published 1905
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This Side of Paradise This Side of Paradise (Paperback)
by (shelved 81 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.70 — 91,319 ratings — published 1920
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Walden Walden (Paperback)
by (shelved 81 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.78 — 192,320 ratings — published 1854
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The Portrait of a Lady The Portrait of a Lady (Paperback)
by (shelved 77 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.75 — 106,720 ratings — published 1881
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The Call of the Wild The Call of the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 70 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.80 — 280,640 ratings — published 1903
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Light in August Light in August (Paperback)
by (shelved 70 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.93 — 76,744 ratings — published 1932
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The Beautiful and Damned The Beautiful and Damned (Paperback)
by (shelved 66 times as american-lit)
avg rating 3.76 — 71,822 ratings — published 1922
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Cannery Row Cannery Row (Paperback)
by (shelved 66 times as american-lit)
avg rating 4.00 — 112,515 ratings — published 1945
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