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Book awards: The 100 best books of the 21st century by The Guardian

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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantelnot in English Common Knowledge1
Gilead by Marilynne Robinsonnot in English Common Knowledge2
Second-hand Time by Svetlana Alexievichnot in English Common Knowledge3
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguronot in English Common Knowledge4
Austerlitz by W. G. Sebaldnot in English Common Knowledge5
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullmannot in English Common Knowledge6
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coatesnot in English Common Knowledge7
Autumn by Ali Smithnot in English Common Knowledge8
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchellnot in English Common Knowledge9
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichienot in English Common Knowledge10
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrantenot in English Common Knowledge11
The Plot against America by Philip Rothnot in English Common Knowledge12
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreichnot in English Common Knowledge13
Fingersmith by Sarah Watersnot in English Common Knowledge14
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbertnot in English Common Knowledge15
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzennot in English Common Knowledge16
The Road by Cormac McCarthynot in English Common Knowledge17
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Kleinnot in English Common Knowledge18
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddonnot in English Common Knowledge19
Life After Life by Kate Atkinsonnot in English Common Knowledge20
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Hararinot in English Common Knowledge21
Tenth of December: Stories by George Saundersnot in English Common Knowledge22
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomonnot in English Common Knowledge23
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egannot in English Common Knowledge24
Normal People by Sally Rooneynot in English Common Knowledge25
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Pikettynot in English Common Knowledge26
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories by Alice Munronot in English Common Knowledge27
Rapture by Carol Ann Duffynot in English Common Knowledge28
A Death in the Family by Karl Ove Knausgårdnot in English Common Knowledge29
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whiteheadnot in English Common Knowledge30
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelsonnot in English Common Knowledge31
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjeenot in English Common Knowledge32
Fun home : A family tragicomic by Alison Bechdelnot in English Common Knowledge33
Outline: A Novel by Rachel Cusknot in English Common Knowledge34
The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund de Waalnot in English Common Knowledge35
Experience by Martin Amisnot in English Common Knowledge36
The Green Road by Anne Enrightnot in English Common Knowledge37
The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurstnot in English Common Knowledge38
White Teeth by Zadie Smithnot in English Common Knowledge39
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didionnot in English Common Knowledge40
Atonement by Ian McEwannot in English Common Knowledge41
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewisnot in English Common Knowledge42
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankinenot in English Common Knowledge43
Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnitnot in English Common Knowledge44
Levels of Life by Julian Barnesnot in English Common Knowledge45
Human Chain by Seamus Heaneynot in English Common Knowledge46
The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapinot in English Common Knowledge47
Night Watch by Terry Pratchettnot in English Common Knowledge48
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Wintersonnot in English Common Knowledge49
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwoodnot in English Common Knowledge50
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibínnot in English Common Knowledge51
Small Island by Andrea Levynot in English Common Knowledge52
True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Careynot in English Common Knowledge53
Women & Power: A Manifesto by Mary Beardnot in English Common Knowledge54
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollannot in English Common Knowledge55
Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlanenot in English Common Knowledge56
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabonnot in English Common Knowledge57
Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judtnot in English Common Knowledge58
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos by Anne Carsonnot in English Common Knowledge59
Dart by Alice Oswaldnot in English Common Knowledge60
This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial by Helen Garnernot in English Common Knowledge61
Mother's Milk by Edward St. Aubynnot in English Common Knowledge62
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Sklootnot in English Common Knowledge63
On Writing by Stephen Kingnot in English Common Knowledge64
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynnnot in English Common Knowledge65
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovellinot in English Common Knowledge66
The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barkernot in English Common Knowledge67
The Constant Gardener by John le Carrénot in English Common Knowledge68
The Infatuations by Javier Maríasnot in English Common Knowledge69
Notes on a Scandal by Zoë Hellernot in English Common Knowledge70
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Warenot in English Common Knowledge71
The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power by Shoshana Zuboffnot in English Common Knowledge72
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demicknot in English Common Knowledge73
Days without End by Sebastian Barrynot in English Common Knowledge74
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuknot in English Common Knowledge75
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahnemannot in English Common Knowledge76
Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herreranot in English Common Knowledge77
The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisinnot in English Common Knowledge78
The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Richard Wilkinsonnot in English Common Knowledge79
Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiangnot in English Common Knowledge80
Harvest by Jim Cracenot in English Common Knowledge81
Coraline by Neil Gaimannot in English Common Knowledge82
Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions by Valeria Luisellinot in English Common Knowledge83
The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography by Deborah Levynot in English Common Knowledge84
The God Delusion by Richard Dawkinsnot in English Common Knowledge85
Adults In The Room: My Battle With Europe's Deep Establishment by Yanis Varoufakisnot in English Common Knowledge86
Priestdaddy: A Memoir by Patricia Lockwoodnot in English Common Knowledge87
Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackmannot in English Common Knowledge88
Bad blood by Lorna Sagenot in English Common Knowledge89
Visitation by Jenny Erpenbecknot in English Common Knowledge90
Light by M. John Harrisonnot in English Common Knowledge91
The Siege by Helen Dunmorenot in English Common Knowledge92
Darkmans by Nicola Barkernot in English Common Knowledge93
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwellnot in English Common Knowledge94
Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylannot in English Common Knowledge95
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagiharanot in English Common Knowledge96
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowlingnot in English Common Knowledge97
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larssonnot in English Common Knowledge98
Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckounot in English Common Knowledge99
I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman by Nora Ephronnot in English Common Knowledge100

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