Best Books That Challenge The Status Quo

A list of novels (fiction and non-fiction), poetry, and plays that have a decisive and visceral impact on the reader in confronting orthodox and quotidian perspectives with new and often shocking ideas, and in redefining traditional paradigms and schemas that are often left unquestioned.
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4.42 avg rating — 125 ratings
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4.56 avg rating — 349 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 202,076 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 519 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 41,269 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 134,560 ratings
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81 books · 88 voters · list created October 12th, 2010 by Tracy (votes) .
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