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Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov1
Ulysses by James Joyce2
Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon3
The Public Burning by Robert Coover4
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner5
Molloy; Malone Dies; The Unnamable by Samuel Beckett6
The Making of Americans by Gertrude Stein7
The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs8.1
Nova Express by William S. Burroughs8.2
The Ticket That Exploded by William S. Burroughs8.3
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov9
Finnegans Wake by James Joyce10
Take It or Leave It by Raymond Federman11
Beloved by Toni Morrison12
Going Native by Stephen Wright13
Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry14
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf15
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country & Other Stories by William H. Gass16
J R by William Gaddis17
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison18
Underworld by Don DeLillo19
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway20
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce21
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald22
The Ambassadors by Henry James23
Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence24
Sixty Stories by Donald Barthelme25
The Rifles by William Vollmann26
The Recognitions by William Gaddis27
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad28
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller29
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell30
Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner32
Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany33
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck34
The Stain by Rikki Ducornet35.1
Entering Fire by Rikki Ducornet35.2
The Fountains of Neptune by Rikki Ducornet35.3
The Jade Cabinet by Rikki Ducornet35.4
Neuromancer by William Gibson36.1
Count Zero by William Gibson36.2
Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson36.3
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller37
On the Road by Jack Kerouac38
Lookout Cartridge by Joseph McElroy39
Crash by J. G. Ballard40
Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie41
The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth42
Genoa: A Telling of Wonders by Paul Metcalf43
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley44
A Passage to India by E. M. Forster45
Double or Nothing by Raymond Federman46
At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien47
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy48
The Cannibal by John Hawkes49
Native Son by Richard Wright50
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West51
Nightwood by Djuna Barnes52
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson53
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut54
Libra by Don DeLillo55
Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor56
Always coming home by Ursula K. Le Guin57
U.S.A. by John Dos Passos58
The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos58.1
1919 by John Dos Passos58.2
The Big Money by John Roderigo Dos Passos58.3
The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing59
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger60
Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett61
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver62
Dubliners by James Joyce63
Cane by Jean Toomer64
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton65
Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban66
Lyric of the Circle Heart: The Bowman Family Trilogy (American Literature Series) by William Eastlake67
Go in Beauty by William Eastlake67.1
The bronc people by William Eastlake67.2
Portrait of an artist with twenty-six horses by William Eastlake67.3
The Franchiser by Stanley Elkin68
The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster69
City of Glass by Paul Auster69.1
Ghosts (New York Trilogy) by Paul Auster69.2
The Locked Room (New York Trilogy) by Paul Auster69.3
Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins70
Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace71
The Age of Wire and String by Ben Marcus72
Tlooth by Harry Mathews73
Pricksongs & Descants: Fictions by Robert Coover74
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick75
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis76
The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles77
The Shadow of the Torturer by Gene Wolfe78.1
The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe78.2
The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe78.3
The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene Wolfe78.4
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess79
An Albany Trio: Legs; Billy Phelan's Greatest Game; Ironweed by William Kennedy80
Legs by William J. Kennedy80.1
Billy Phelan's Greatest Game by William Kennedy80.2
Ironweed by William J. Kennedy80.3
The Tunnel by William H. Gass81
Omensetter's Luck by William H. Gass82
The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles83
Darconville's Cat by Alexander Theroux84
Up by Ronald Sukenick85
Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down by Ishmael Reed86
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson87
You Bright & Risen Angels by William Vollmann88
The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer89
The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop. by Robert Coover90
Creamy and Delicious; Eat My Words (in other words) by Steve Katz91
Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee92
More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon93
Mulligan Stew by Gilbert Sorrentino94
Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe95
An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser96
Easy Travel to Other Planets by Ted Mooney97
Tours of the Black Clock by Steve Erickson98
In Memoriam to Identity by Kathy Acker99
Hogg by Samuel R. Delany100

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Critic, editor, and professor Larry McCaffery's top 100 English-language books of the 20th century.
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