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New York Public Library's Books of the Century

Based on bookaward: New York Public Library's Books of the Century

Members: 17 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date | CK Order
1
53,861 members, 909 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (1), staffordcastle (2), barney67 (3), Bretzky1 (3), ahef1963 (5), smcwl (8), thecoroner (8), roby72 (14), merrystar (25), cej1027, desertbloom

Score: 28.91

2
40,779 members, 544 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (2), staffordcastle (3), barney67 (5), Bretzky1 (5), ahef1963 (6), smcwl (9), merrystar (23), thecoroner (32), roby72 (35), cej1027, desertbloom

Score: 25.95

3
38,526 members, 750 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: lowtalker (1), Rtrace (3), hipdeep (5), cej1027 (5), barney67 (6), Bretzky1 (7), ahef1963 (7), merrystar (10), smcwl (14), roby72 (44), desertbloom

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 25.77

4
60,963 members, 981 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (1), barney67 (1), Bretzky1 (1), aulsmith (1), ahef1963 (2), smcwl (7), roby72 (28), desertbloom

Score: 25.59

5
58,878 members, 1,180 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), cej1027 (3), barney67 (4), Bretzky1 (4), ahef1963 (4), Rtrace (6), merrystar (24), roby72 (30), desertbloom

Score: 22.99

6
68,827 members, 942 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), merrystar (2), lowtalker (2), cej1027 (4), staffordcastle (4), Rtrace (5), barney67 (8), smcwl (13)

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 21.54

7
14,645 members, 338 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (2), Rtrace (4), staffordcastle (5), cej1027 (7), barney67 (10), merrystar (11), hipdeep (13), ahef1963 (26), roby72 (45)

Score: 21.19

8
55,969 members, 907 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Saultimate (1), barney67 (2), Bretzky1 (2), ahef1963 (3), smcwl (10), roby72 (29), merrystar (30), thecoroner (31), desertbloom

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 21.18

9
4,989 members, 58 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (1), lowtalker (3), staffordcastle (7), Bretzky1 (11), smcwl (15), roby72 (43), ahef1963 (46)

Score: 16.83

10
20,473 members, 386 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (6), staffordcastle (8), smcwl (11), roby72 (11), ahef1963 (17), merrystar (27), thecoroner (28), desertbloom

Score: 16.82

11
7,353 members, 108 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: Saultimate (2), barney67 (7), Bretzky1 (8), roby72 (8), smcwl (12), thecoroner (27), ahef1963 (38)

Score: 16.1

12
18,368 members, 258 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: roby72 (1), thecoroner (2), Bretzky1 (10), barney67 (13), ahef1963 (19), desertbloom

Score: 15.67

13
5,503 members, 174 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (3), lowtalker (5), barney67 (9), Bretzky1 (16), Rtrace (21), thecoroner (30), roby72 (34)

Score: 15.26

14
26,156 members, 366 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (7), cej1027 (9), staffordcastle (10), roby72 (10), Bretzky1 (13), thecoroner (26), desertbloom

Score: 15.18

15
12,735 members, 431 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (4), Rtrace (8), cej1027 (14), merrystar (15), staffordcastle (16), smcwl (17), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 14.97

16
9,077 members, 163 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), Rtrace (11), staffordcastle (13), merrystar (14), barney67 (17), smcwl (18), ahef1963 (35)

Score: 14.76

17
34,538 members, 520 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: lowtalker (4), merrystar (5), roby72 (7), ahef1963 (8), thecoroner (11), Bretzky1 (12)

Score: 14.69

18
31,181 members, 596 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar (6), cej1027 (8), staffordcastle (9), hipdeep (10), ahef1963 (10), Rtrace (12), barney67 (12)

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 14.04

19
24,534 members, 853 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (5), Rtrace (9), cej1027 (11), staffordcastle (14), ahef1963 (15), merrystar (17)

Score: 13.25

20
17,564 members, 1,242 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (6), hipdeep (12), cej1027 (13), staffordcastle (15), merrystar (16), ahef1963 (23)

Score: 12.67

21
10,439 members, 222 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (6), merrystar (7), Rtrace (10), barney67 (11), smcwl (16), ahef1963 (33), roby72 (47)

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 12.66

22
26,917 members, 350 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Saultimate (3), roby72 (5), ahef1963 (11), thecoroner (13), smcwl (23), merrystar (31)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 11.54

23
10,564 members, 245 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: roby72 (18), smcwl (19), Bretzky1 (19), merrystar (20), thecoroner (23), desertbloom

Score: 11.52

24
1,085 members, 8 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (18), cej1027 (18), smcwl (22), barney67 (28), ahef1963 (54), desertbloom

Score: 10.98

25
29,200 members, 819 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (9), cej1027 (10), ahef1963 (12), Rtrace (13), roby72 (24), desertbloom

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 10.65

26
11,826 members, 596 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (7), merrystar (12), cej1027 (15), staffordcastle (17), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 10.27

27
2,516 members, 64 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), merrystar (9), Rtrace (17), staffordcastle (22), ahef1963 (49)

Score: 10.19

28
9,886 members, 124 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (8), hipdeep (14), roby72 (16), thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (30), merrystar (34)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 9.66

29
13,525 members, 300 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9), Bretzky1 (21), roby72 (26), merrystar (35), desertbloom

Score: 9.63

30
14,358 members, 140 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (12), barney67 (14), Bretzky1 (20), ahef1963 (24), merrystar (36), desertbloom

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 9.58

31
2,910 members, 35 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1), roby72 (2), desertbloom

Score: 9.4

32
5,314 members, 78 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), thecoroner (4), roby72 (6)

Score: 9.38

33
8,433 members, 673 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), merrystar (13), cej1027 (17), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 8.69

34
31,881 members, 420 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (6), ahef1963 (9), hipdeep (11), roby72 (22), thecoroner (26)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 8.68

35
12,202 members, 349 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: merrystar (3), barney67 (20), ahef1963 (27), smcwl (30), desertbloom

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 8.43

36
17,838 members, 372 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (15), thecoroner (15), ahef1963 (20), roby72 (21), desertbloom

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 7.86

37
14,838 members, 330 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (12), Bretzky1 (15), ahef1963 (21), roby72 (25)

Score: 7.84

38
3,646 members, 33 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: roby72 (12), barney67 (15), thecoroner (18), ahef1963 (48)

Score: 7.64

39
9,531 members, 112 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: roby72 (15), thecoroner (16), smcwl (20), merrystar (22), ahef1963 (29)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 7.5

40
1,228 members, 33 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: merrystar (8), cej1027 (23), barney67 (29), ahef1963 (56)

Score: 7.39

41
12,062 members, 149 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: barney67 (16), Bretzky1 (23), thecoroner (25), roby72 (36), desertbloom

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 7.28

42
7,718 members, 149 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: merrystar (19), staffordcastle (19), smcwl (21), ahef1963 (41)

Score: 7.28

43
13,723 members, 206 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: roby72 (3), thecoroner (7), ahef1963 (25), merrystar (26)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 7.06

44
7,634 members, 223 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (17), merrystar (21), thecoroner (24), ahef1963 (36), roby72 (41)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 6.86

45
24,190 members, 484 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (11), Rtrace (14), Bretzky1 (14), ahef1963 (14)

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 6.4

46
5,555 members, 179 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: merrystar (4), staffordcastle (20), ahef1963 (45)

Score: 6.26

47
4,161 members, 65 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), roby72 (19), smcwl (24)

Score: 6.18

48
4,492 members, 77 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (16), cej1027 (22), desertbloom

Score: 5.88

49
6,973 members, 114 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3), roby72 (4)

Score: 5.87

50
95 members, 0 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (17), merrystar (37), desertbloom

Score: 5.62

51
7,223 members, 153 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (37)

Score: 5.62

52
13,055 members, 262 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (16), cej1027 (16), barney67 (18), roby72 (37)

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 5.56

53
22,726 members, 311 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13), thecoroner (20), Bretzky1 (22), roby72 (38)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 5.46

54
18,125 members, 373 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: merrystar (28), roby72 (33), desertbloom

Score: 5.44

55
7,165 members, 257 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: merrystar (18), cej1027 (19), ahef1963 (44)

Score: 5.41

56
707 members, 17 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (15), barney67 (19), ahef1963 (59)

Score: 5.39

57
6,892 members, 85 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: barney67 (25), roby72 (46), desertbloom

Score: 5.36

58
6,406 members, 158 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (18), barney67 (24), ahef1963 (43), desertbloom

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 5.34

59
3,322 members, 41 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: barney67 (23), smcwl (27), merrystar (33)

Score: 5.25

60
8,617 members, 116 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (19), staffordcastle (23), merrystar (29), smcwl (34)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 5.12

61
648 members, 9 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (21), smcwl (25), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 5.1

62
2,325 members, 34 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: barney67 (26), smcwl (28), ahef1963 (51)

Score: 5.01

63
5,974 members, 121 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), smcwl (29), roby72 (31), ahef1963 (40)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 4.93

64
25,348 members, 425 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), roby72 (9), Bretzky1 (24)

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 4.79

65
5,486 members, 182 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), cej1027 (24)

Score: 4.19

66
19,035 members, 228 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7), ahef1963 (16), smcwl (31)

Thumbs down: thecoroner

Score: 4.15

67
3,036 members, 28 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1)

Score: 4

68
8,789 members, 120 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (9), smcwl (36)

Score: 3.94

69
19,815 members, 470 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (18), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 3.88

70
2,217 members, 52 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (10), smcwl (39)

Score: 3.85

71
2,639 members, 42 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: roby72 (20), thecoroner (21)

Score: 3.76

72
1,025 members, 24 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (10), roby72 (17), ahef1963 (57)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 3.68

73
529 members, 4 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: smcwl (37), desertbloom

Score: 3.65

74
10,249 members, 162 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: merrystar (38), desertbloom

Score: 3.64

75
20,016 members, 302 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (18), roby72 (32)

Score: 3.62

76
939 members, 6 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: barney67 (22), smcwl (26)

Score: 3.62

77
6,753 members, 81 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9), smcwl (35), ahef1963 (39)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 3.56

78
4,122 members, 79 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (20), ahef1963 (47), desertbloom

Thumbs down: roby72

Score: 3.45

79
1,698 members, 18 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: smcwl (2)

Score: 3.36

80
2,490 members, 21 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: barney67 (27), ahef1963 (53)

Score: 3.24

81
2,398 members, 22 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: smcwl (32), ahef1963 (50)

Score: 3.19

82
1,691 members, 14 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: smcwl (3)

Score: 3.04

83
716 members, 17 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: smcwl (4)

Score: 2.83

84
568 members, 4 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: smcwl (5)

Score: 2.68

85
130 members, 2 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: smcwl (6)

Score: 2.56

86
1,468 members, 5 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (12), roby72 (13)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 2.26

87
3,267 members, 15 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (12)

Score: 2.15

88
2,404 members, 51 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (13)

Score: 2.11

89
6,228 members, 83 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: desertbloom

Score: 2.03

90
1,266 members, 46 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: desertbloom

Score: 2.03

91
609 members, 10 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: desertbloom

Score: 2.03

92
465 members, 2 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: desertbloom

Score: 2.03

93
18,146 members, 310 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard (11), Bretzky1 (25)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 1.99

94
3,834 members, 124 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (17)

Score: 1.97

95
3,521 members, 98 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (20)

Score: 1.89

96
1,587 members, 15 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (14), roby72 (27)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 1.82

97
3,095 members, 35 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (26)

Score: 1.77

98
1,288 members, 11 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (27)

Score: 1.76

99
6,207 members, 180 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (21), Bretzky1 (26)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 1.64

100
1,357 members, 14 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: smcwl (38)

Score: 1.61

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