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East of Eden East of Eden (Paperback)
by (shelved 152 times as california)
avg rating 4.35 — 640,643 ratings — published 1952
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The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath (Hardcover)
by (shelved 152 times as california)
avg rating 4.01 — 49,261 ratings — published 1939
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Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men (Paperback)
by (shelved 133 times as california)
avg rating 3.84 — 1,989,263 ratings — published 1937
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Cannery Row Cannery Row (Paperback)
by (shelved 113 times as california)
avg rating 4.02 — 132,739 ratings — published 1945
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Freaks I've Met Freaks I've Met (Hardcover)
by (shelved 92 times as california)
avg rating 4.51 — 8,580 ratings — published 2015
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Hardcover)
by (shelved 89 times as california)
avg rating 3.96 — 703,457 ratings — published 2012
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, #1) Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, #1)
by (shelved 83 times as california)
avg rating 3.74 — 231,202 ratings — published 2012
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The Girls The Girls (Hardcover)
by (shelved 72 times as california)
avg rating 3.45 — 243,734 ratings — published 2016
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Slouching Towards Bethlehem Slouching Towards Bethlehem (Paperback)
by (shelved 72 times as california)
avg rating 4.25 — 55,618 ratings — published 1968
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Tortilla Flat Tortilla Flat (Hardcover)
by (shelved 61 times as california)
avg rating 3.83 — 48,099 ratings — published 1935
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The Tortilla Curtain The Tortilla Curtain (Paperback)
by (shelved 57 times as california)
avg rating 3.64 — 32,188 ratings — published 1995
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Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #1) Tales of the City (Tales of the City, #1)
by (shelved 56 times as california)
avg rating 4.07 — 40,696 ratings — published 1978
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The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1) The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe, #1)
by (shelved 56 times as california)
avg rating 4.04 — 155,498 ratings — published 1939
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The Age of Miracles The Age of Miracles (Paperback)
by (shelved 54 times as california)
avg rating 3.63 — 109,633 ratings — published 2012
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White Oleander White Oleander (Paperback)
by (shelved 53 times as california)
avg rating 3.94 — 51,782 ratings — published 1999
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The Buddha in the Attic The Buddha in the Attic (Hardcover)
by (shelved 50 times as california)
avg rating 3.59 — 54,149 ratings — published 2011
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The Joy Luck Club The Joy Luck Club (Paperback)
by (shelved 49 times as california)
avg rating 3.90 — 680,895 ratings — published 1989
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Daughter of Fortune Daughter of Fortune (Paperback)
by (shelved 48 times as california)
avg rating 3.89 — 134,447 ratings — published 1998
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California California (Hardcover)
by (shelved 46 times as california)
avg rating 3.22 — 46,892 ratings — published 2014
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The Sisters Brothers The Sisters Brothers (Hardcover)
by (shelved 46 times as california)
avg rating 3.83 — 98,512 ratings — published 2011
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Where I Was From Where I Was From (Paperback)
by (shelved 45 times as california)
avg rating 3.87 — 5,744 ratings — published 2003
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House of Sand and Fog House of Sand and Fog (Paperback)
by (shelved 44 times as california)
avg rating 3.98 — 69,389 ratings — published 1999
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The Maltese Falcon The Maltese Falcon (Paperback)
by (shelved 43 times as california)
avg rating 3.94 — 102,142 ratings — published 1930
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A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1) A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, #1)
by (shelved 42 times as california)
avg rating 3.83 — 179,183 ratings — published 1982
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Esperanza Rising Esperanza Rising (Paperback)
by (shelved 42 times as california)
avg rating 3.92 — 75,957 ratings — published 2000
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The Crying of Lot 49 The Crying of Lot 49 (Paperback)
by (shelved 41 times as california)
avg rating 3.71 — 91,222 ratings — published 1966
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The Mothers The Mothers (Hardcover)
by (shelved 39 times as california)
avg rating 3.85 — 75,771 ratings — published 2016
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The Circle The Circle (Hardcover)
by (shelved 39 times as california)
avg rating 3.43 — 244,664 ratings — published 2013
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One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, #1) One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, #1)
by (shelved 39 times as california)
avg rating 3.95 — 35,041 ratings — published 2010
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California: A History California: A History (Paperback)
by (shelved 39 times as california)
avg rating 3.72 — 1,629 ratings — published 1980
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B is for Burglar  (Kinsey Millhone, #2) B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone, #2)
by (shelved 38 times as california)
avg rating 3.84 — 49,027 ratings — published 1985
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E is for Evidence (Kinsey Millhone, #5) E is for Evidence (Kinsey Millhone, #5)
by (shelved 38 times as california)
avg rating 3.87 — 35,843 ratings — published 1988
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Angle of Repose Angle of Repose (Paperback)
by (shelved 38 times as california)
avg rating 4.28 — 73,298 ratings — published 1971
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Play It as It Lays Play It as It Lays (Paperback)
by (shelved 38 times as california)
avg rating 3.88 — 50,620 ratings — published 1970
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The Black Echo (Harry Bosch, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #1) The Black Echo (Harry Bosch, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #1)
by (shelved 37 times as california)
avg rating 4.09 — 163,282 ratings — published 1992
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I'll Give You the Sun I'll Give You the Sun (Hardcover)
by (shelved 36 times as california)
avg rating 4.12 — 423,016 ratings — published 2014
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D is for Deadbeat (Kinsey Millhone, #4) D is for Deadbeat (Kinsey Millhone, #4)
by (shelved 36 times as california)
avg rating 3.85 — 38,419 ratings — published 1987
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C is for Corpse  (Kinsey Millhone, #3) C is for Corpse (Kinsey Millhone, #3)
by (shelved 35 times as california)
avg rating 3.88 — 43,506 ratings — published 1986
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The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, #1) The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, #1)
by (shelved 34 times as california)
avg rating 3.75 — 133,188 ratings — published 1987
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Ghosts Ghosts (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 32 times as california)
avg rating 4.25 — 34,182 ratings — published 2016
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Frog Music Frog Music (Hardcover)
by (shelved 32 times as california)
avg rating 3.11 — 48,258 ratings — published 2014
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W is for Wasted (Kinsey Millhone, #23) W is for Wasted (Kinsey Millhone, #23)
by (shelved 32 times as california)
avg rating 3.81 — 32,354 ratings — published 2013
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M is for Malice (Kinsey Millhone, #13) M is for Malice (Kinsey Millhone, #13)
by (shelved 32 times as california)
avg rating 4.08 — 68,335 ratings — published 1996
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N is for Noose (Kinsey Millhone, #14) N is for Noose (Kinsey Millhone, #14)
by (shelved 32 times as california)
avg rating 3.99 — 35,641 ratings — published 1998
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L.A. Confidential (L.A. Quartet, #3) L.A. Confidential (L.A. Quartet, #3)
by (shelved 32 times as california)
avg rating 4.21 — 33,865 ratings — published 1990
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Landline Landline (Hardcover)
by (shelved 31 times as california)
avg rating 3.54 — 349,571 ratings — published 2014
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H is for Homicide (Kinsey Millhone, #8) H is for Homicide (Kinsey Millhone, #8)
by (shelved 31 times as california)
avg rating 3.89 — 32,132 ratings — published 1991
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L is for Lawless (Kinsey Millhone, #12) L is for Lawless (Kinsey Millhone, #12)
by (shelved 31 times as california)
avg rating 3.91 — 33,030 ratings — published 1994
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Mindy Kaling
“One good thing about New York is that most people function daily while in a low-grade depression. It's not like if you're in Los Angeles, where everyone's so actively working on cheerfulness and mental and physical health that if they sense you're down, they shun you. Also, all that sunshine is a cruel joke when you're depressed. In New York, even in your misery, you feel like you belong.”
Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Jack Kerouac
“Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgandy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.”
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

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