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The Namesake The Namesake (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.97 — 206,539 ratings — published 2003
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The Handmaid's Tale The Handmaid's Tale (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.09 — 954,906 ratings — published 1985
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The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.03 — 169,642 ratings — published 2016
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All the Light We Cannot See All the Light We Cannot See (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.32 — 721,511 ratings — published 2014
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The Goldfinch The Goldfinch (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.89 — 541,615 ratings — published 2013
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.98 — 345,929 ratings — published 2005
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The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2) The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.81 — 1,667,542 ratings — published 2003
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Wolf Hall Wolf Hall (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.86 — 131,308 ratings — published 2009
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The Reader The Reader (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.74 — 152,107 ratings — published 1995
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Dark Places Dark Places (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.93 — 455,168 ratings — published 2009
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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.36 — 1,485,481 ratings — published 2005
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The Shining (The Shining, #1) The Shining (The Shining, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.20 — 919,111 ratings — published 1977
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The Secret History The Secret History (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.09 — 224,346 ratings — published 1992
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The New York Trilogy The New York Trilogy (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.91 — 48,652 ratings — published 1987
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Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1) Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.62 — 582,317 ratings — published 2000
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The Sense of an Ending The Sense of an Ending (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.71 — 127,587 ratings — published 2011
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American Gods American Gods (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.11 — 619,816 ratings — published 2001
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Salvage the Bones Salvage the Bones (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.90 — 30,839 ratings — published 2011
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The Remains of the Day The Remains of the Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.11 — 156,583 ratings — published 1989
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The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.00 — 131,729 ratings — published 1970
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The Thirteenth Tale The Thirteenth Tale (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.95 — 242,511 ratings — published 2006
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The Inheritance of Loss The Inheritance of Loss (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.42 — 43,275 ratings — published 2006
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The Help The Help (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.46 — 1,793,269 ratings — published 2009
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.27 — 2,075,020 ratings — published 2003
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Room Room (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.04 — 616,473 ratings — published 2010
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Girl with a Pearl Earring Girl with a Pearl Earring (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.86 — 549,570 ratings — published 2000
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The Poisonwood Bible The Poisonwood Bible (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.04 — 596,017 ratings — published 1998
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A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.35 — 962,278 ratings — published 2007
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Possession Possession (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.88 — 63,969 ratings — published 1990
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Atonement Atonement (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.89 — 390,874 ratings — published 2001
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Middlesex Middlesex (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.99 — 538,431 ratings — published 2002
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The Road The Road (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.96 — 612,074 ratings — published 2006
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Exit West Exit West (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.81 — 69,259 ratings — published 2017
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The Shipping News The Shipping News (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.85 — 118,746 ratings — published 1993
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Lincoln in the Bardo Lincoln in the Bardo (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.79 — 80,185 ratings — published 2017
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The Sympathizer The Sympathizer (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.00 — 46,933 ratings — published 2015
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A Tale of Love and Darkness A Tale of Love and Darkness (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 4.21 — 6,150 ratings — published 2002
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The Zookeeper's Wife The Zookeeper's Wife (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-authors)
avg rating 3.45 — 61,490 ratings — published 2007
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Aberjhani
“The American identity has never been a singular one and the voices of poets invariably sing, in addition to their own, the voices of those around them.”
Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again