The Best Books Nobody's Read (But Should)

A list of amazing books that have been overlooked; neglected gems; rare treasures
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162 books · 135 voters · list created December 6th, 2010 by Fasterpussycat Moore (votes) .
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Fasterpussycat 386 books
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Marjory 1484 books
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Alan 18 books
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Mort 23 books
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Christina 994 books
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Ben 45 books
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Holly 88 books
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Melissa 4022 books
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message 1: by Andrew (new)

Andrew Can you remove books?
This list is seriously flawed...
I won't list all the books that should not be on this list, but here are a few:
The Kite runner: just about everybody's read this...
(or maybe the list name should be changed to "books most people have read" or something??)
Same goes for,e.g.,:
Life of Pi; How to read a book; A thousand splendid suns; the bookseller of Kabul; Zen and the art...


message 2: by George P. (new)

George P. Andrew wrote: "Can you remove books?
This list is seriously flawed...
I won't list all the books that should not be on this list, but here are a few:
The Kite runner: just about everybody's read this...
(or maybe..."


Agreed. Any book with thousands of ratings on Goodreads should be disqualified from this list, and there are a least half a dozen here.


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