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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.25 — 4,297,216 ratings — published 1960
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1984 1984 (Mass Market Paperback)
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avg rating 4.14 — 2,886,522 ratings — published 1949
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.89 — 3,563,094 ratings — published 1925
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The Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.79 — 2,793,105 ratings — published 1951
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Animal Farm Animal Farm (Paperback)
by (shelved 449 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.86 — 2,491,446 ratings — published 1945
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Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies (Paperback)
by (shelved 337 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.64 — 2,150,701 ratings — published 1954
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Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.84 — 1,928,693 ratings — published 1937
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Brave New World Brave New World (Paperback)
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avg rating 3.97 — 1,538,931 ratings — published 1932
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Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451 (Paperback)
by (shelved 300 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.94 — 818,562 ratings — published 1953
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The Handmaid's Tale The Handmaid's Tale (Paperback)
by (shelved 280 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.06 — 1,056,382 ratings — published 1985
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Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1) Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
by (shelved 273 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.98 — 1,081,568 ratings — published 1961
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Lolita Lolita (Paperback)
by (shelved 271 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.87 — 884,970 ratings — published 1955
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A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange (Paperback)
by (shelved 265 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.97 — 789,044 ratings — published 1962
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Slaughterhouse-Five Slaughterhouse-Five (Paperback)
by (shelved 248 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.06 — 1,354,275 ratings — published 1969
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On the Road On the Road (Paperback)
by (shelved 193 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.65 — 431,454 ratings — published 1955
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The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath (Hardcover)
by (shelved 192 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.00 — 19,569 ratings — published 1939
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The Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea (Hardcover)
by (shelved 187 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.73 — 794,179 ratings — published 1952
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The Stranger The Stranger (Paperback)
by (shelved 182 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.96 — 670,284 ratings — published 1942
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Rebecca Rebecca (ebook)
by (shelved 164 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.25 — 242,787 ratings — published 1938
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The Hobbit The Hobbit (Paperback)
by (shelved 159 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.24 — 2,654,642 ratings — published 1937
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Mrs. Dalloway Mrs. Dalloway (Hardcover)
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avg rating 3.78 — 267,235 ratings — published 1923
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Breakfast at Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's (Paperback)
by (shelved 148 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.92 — 245,825 ratings — published 1958
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East of Eden East of Eden (Paperback)
by (shelved 147 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.34 — 622,232 ratings — published 1952
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The Alchemist The Alchemist (Paperback)
by (shelved 109 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.82 — 2,027,031 ratings — published 1988
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The Sun Also Rises The Sun Also Rises (Paperback)
by (shelved 106 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.83 — 492,846 ratings — published 1926
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To the Lighthouse To the Lighthouse (Paperback)
by (shelved 106 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.76 — 189,653 ratings — published 1927
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In Cold Blood In Cold Blood (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.04 — 643,083 ratings — published 1966
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Life of Pi Life of Pi (Paperback)
by (shelved 103 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.88 — 1,504,408 ratings — published 2001
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
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avg rating 4.26 — 2,495,049 ratings — published 2003
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 99 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.28 — 1,365,293 ratings — published 1936
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The Metamorphosis The Metamorphosis (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 98 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.78 — 546,471 ratings — published 1915
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The Master and Margarita The Master and Margarita (Paperback)
by (shelved 94 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.33 — 247,052 ratings — published 1967
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A Farewell to Arms A Farewell to Arms (Paperback)
by (shelved 94 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.80 — 326,198 ratings — published 1929
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The Little Prince The Little Prince (Paperback)
by (shelved 94 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.27 — 1,073,507 ratings — published 1943
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The Outsiders The Outsiders (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 92 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.06 — 856,451 ratings — published 1967
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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 91 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.35 — 2,069,859 ratings — published 2005
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For Whom the Bell Tolls For Whom the Bell Tolls (Paperback)
by (shelved 91 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.96 — 378,811 ratings — published 1940
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Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1) Things Fall Apart (The African Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 91 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 3.61 — 315,764 ratings — published 1958
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Cat's Cradle Cat's Cradle (Paperback)
by (shelved 90 times as modern-classics)
avg rating 4.19 — 413,842 ratings — published 1963
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Sylvia Plath
“In the infinitesimal glow of the stars,
the trees and flowers were strewing
their cool odos. There was no moon.”
Sylvia Plath

Harper Lee
“…some people have more opportunity because they’re born with it…”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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