Best Books of 1996

The best books published during 1996.
See best-of-year lists for other years:
1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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4.10 avg rating — 508,768 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 398,610 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 232,898 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 467,034 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 99,618 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 821,471 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 854,100 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 69,504 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 91,308 ratings
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4.76 avg rating — 25,254 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 60,348 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 138,787 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 509,276 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 55,931 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 88,846 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 189,452 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 66,937 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 46,439 ratings
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4.75 avg rating — 19,293 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 1,240,931 ratings
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3.46 avg rating — 6,702 ratings
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3.61 avg rating — 5,169 ratings
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4.45 avg rating — 14,457 ratings
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4.52 avg rating — 41,004 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 335,817 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 64,741 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 115,523 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 43,379 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 4,380 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 13,597 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 3,973 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 254,095 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 1,394 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 121,145 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 6,878 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 10,430 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 116,651 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 27,404 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 73,737 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 17,822 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 23,469 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 4,217 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 29,856 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 60,036 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 6,795 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 19,166 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 26,853 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 70,504 ratings
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3.78 avg rating — 7,245 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 3,306 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 31,342 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 10,261 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 14,191 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 3,291 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 11,240 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 27,679 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 8,627 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 5,568 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 11,881 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 12,635 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 9,720 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 68,593 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 3,359 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 3,478 ratings
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3.76 avg rating — 93,062 ratings
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3.72 avg rating — 2,365 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 476 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 20,857 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 25,124 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 48,612 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 72,443 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 30,820 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 60,690 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 257 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 386 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 56,434 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 650 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 114,714 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 3,802 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 23,064 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 1,645 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 2,619 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 8,667 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 19,890 ratings
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384 books · 164 voters · list created June 25th, 2008 by deleted user.
Tags: 1996, best
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Comments Showing 1-5 of 5 (5 new)

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message 1: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Deleted Grapes of Wrath and other writings 1939-1941 by Steinbeck.


message 2: by Ðɑηηɑ (new)

Ðɑηηɑ I was born in the year of magical thinking! Look at those book! My fave book at the top!


message 3: by Mike Briggs (new)

Mike Briggs Removed Total Control published in 1997.


Sentimental Surrealist Infinite Jest is only number ten. This is a problem.


message 5: by Rachel Adiyah (new)

Rachel Adiyah The Subtle Knife was published in 1997 and is on that list, as well. It should be removed from this one.


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