Literary Fiction Books

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The Goldfinch The Goldfinch (Hardcover)
by (shelved 993 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.92 — 695,528 ratings — published 2013
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The Handmaid's Tale The Handmaid's Tale (Paperback)
by (shelved 852 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.11 — 1,398,997 ratings — published 1985
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 832 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.92 — 3,670,248 ratings — published 1925
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 826 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.28 — 4,365,599 ratings — published 1960
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The Secret History The Secret History (Paperback)
by (shelved 707 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 293,738 ratings — published 1992
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All the Light We Cannot See All the Light We Cannot See (Hardcover)
by (shelved 655 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 975,676 ratings — published 2014
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The Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye (Paperback)
by (shelved 605 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 2,668,798 ratings — published 1951
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Never Let Me Go Never Let Me Go (Paperback)
by (shelved 594 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.82 — 453,169 ratings — published 2005
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 593 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.30 — 2,362,086 ratings — published 2003
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Little Fires Everywhere Little Fires Everywhere (Paperback)
by (shelved 572 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.10 — 629,291 ratings — published 2017
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Life of Pi Life of Pi (Paperback)
by (shelved 562 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.91 — 1,307,438 ratings — published 2001
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Americanah Americanah (Hardcover)
by (shelved 559 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 244,940 ratings — published 2013
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A Little Life A Little Life (Hardcover)
by (shelved 524 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 192,479 ratings — published 2015
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Middlesex Middlesex (Paperback)
by (shelved 523 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.01 — 574,396 ratings — published 2002
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Normal People Normal People (Hardcover)
by (shelved 510 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 316,142 ratings — published 2018
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Lolita Lolita (Paperback)
by (shelved 502 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.89 — 647,091 ratings — published 1955
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Atonement Atonement (Paperback)
by (shelved 499 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.91 — 431,102 ratings — published 2001
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The Remains of the Day The Remains of the Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 490 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.12 — 192,714 ratings — published 1989
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1984 1984 (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 484 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.18 — 3,016,079 ratings — published 1949
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Station Eleven Station Eleven (Hardcover)
by (shelved 475 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 303,343 ratings — published 2014
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Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies (Paperback)
by (shelved 473 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.68 — 2,207,857 ratings — published 1954
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Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice (Paperback)
by (shelved 471 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.26 — 2,900,195 ratings — published 1813
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The Bell Jar The Bell Jar (Paperback)
by (shelved 465 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.01 — 573,026 ratings — published 1963
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Sing, Unburied, Sing Sing, Unburied, Sing (Hardcover)
by (shelved 462 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 97,394 ratings — published 2017
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The Road The Road (Hardcover)
by (shelved 462 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.97 — 698,389 ratings — published 2006
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Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men (Paperback)
by (shelved 461 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 1,897,333 ratings — published 1937
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Everything I Never Told You Everything I Never Told You (Hardcover)
by (shelved 460 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.86 — 311,951 ratings — published 2014
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Animal Farm Animal Farm (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 459 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.94 — 2,645,868 ratings — published 1945
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The Poisonwood Bible The Poisonwood Bible (Hardcover)
by (shelved 440 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 648,867 ratings — published 1998
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Slaughterhouse-Five Slaughterhouse-Five (Paperback)
by (shelved 428 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.08 — 1,102,938 ratings — published 1969
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The Sense of an Ending The Sense of an Ending (Hardcover)
by (shelved 423 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.72 — 144,696 ratings — published 2011
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Jane Eyre Jane Eyre (Paperback)
by (shelved 421 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.12 — 1,582,951 ratings — published 1847
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Homegoing Homegoing (Hardcover)
by (shelved 419 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.43 — 154,862 ratings — published 2016
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Red Russia Red Russia (Kindle Edition)
by (shelved 416 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.29 — 12,803 ratings — published 2017
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Beloved Beloved (Paperback)
by (shelved 413 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 313,517 ratings — published 1987
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Exit West Exit West (Hardcover)
by (shelved 412 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.79 — 101,500 ratings — published 2017
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Cloud Atlas Cloud Atlas (Paperback)
by (shelved 404 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.01 — 209,286 ratings — published 2004
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Lincoln in the Bardo Lincoln in the Bardo (Hardcover)
by (shelved 399 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.75 — 116,935 ratings — published 2017
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The Vegetarian The Vegetarian (Hardcover)
by (shelved 390 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.58 — 87,442 ratings — published 2007
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The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad (Hardcover)
by (shelved 385 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 271,705 ratings — published 2016
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Life After Life (Todd Family, #1) Life After Life (Todd Family, #1)
by (shelved 375 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.76 — 194,077 ratings — published 2013
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There There There There (Hardcover)
by (shelved 370 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 99,932 ratings — published 2018
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An American Marriage An American Marriage (Hardcover)
by (shelved 370 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.96 — 234,819 ratings — published 2018
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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 364 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 4.37 — 1,775,786 ratings — published 2005
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Fates and Furies Fates and Furies (Hardcover)
by (shelved 363 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.57 — 111,121 ratings — published 2015
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Bel Canto Bel Canto (Paperback)
by (shelved 362 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.93 — 235,283 ratings — published 2001
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The Stranger The Stranger (Paperback)
by (shelved 360 times as literary-fiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 679,025 ratings — published 1942
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Chinua Achebe
“Among the Igbo the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten.”
Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
“Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.”
Henry Louis Gates Jr

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