The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)
The Remains of the Day
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
A Prayer for Owen Meany
A Time to Kill
The Joy Luck Club
Preludes & Nocturnes (The Sandman, #1)
Number the Stars
The Dark Half
Dude, Where's My Country?
Yukon Ho!
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
Rules of Prey (Lucas Davenport, #1)
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerMatilda by Roald DahlThe Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
Best Books of the Decade: 1980's
1,830 books — 2,090 voters
Pawn of Prophecy by David EddingsMagician by Raymond E. FeistThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyDragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret WeisQueen of Sorcery by David Eddings
Best Fantasy of the 80s
295 books — 500 voters

Two-Part Invention by Madeleine L'EngleEleni by Nicholas GageHome Cooking by Laurie ColwinBoy by Roald Dahl"What Do You Care What Other People Think?" by Richard Feynman
Memoir Published in Decade: 1980s
10 books — 2 voters
The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoA Great Deliverance by Elizabeth  GeorgeGorky Park by Martin Cruz SmithThe Confession of Brother Haluin by Ellis PetersThe Virgin in the Ice by Ellis Peters
Best Mysteries from the 1980s
156 books — 59 voters

Mordecai Richler
Let me put it this way. Canada is not so much a country as a holding tank filled with the disgruntled progeny of defeated peoples.
Mordecai Richler

Victor Sebestyen
Poppe, once a leading figure at a scientific research institute, found a job as a swimming pool attendant
Victor Sebestyen, Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire

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