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Best Books of the 20th Century

Description: Everybody makes a best of the 20th century reading list, so let's do ours! Nominate your favorite books published between 1900 and 1999.

Members: 4 participating members (show all)

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1
58,065 members, 1,158 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, KimarieBee

Score: 3

2
6,686 members, 133 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

3
67,849 members, 931 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

4
40,203 members, 535 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

5
37,922 members, 730 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

6
30,582 members, 578 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

7
29,810 members, 934 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee, ahef1963

Score: 2

8
29,679 members, 554 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

9
29,069 members, 539 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

10
27,258 members, 707 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

11
14,574 members, 281 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

12
14,213 members, 349 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

13
10,853 members, 279 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

14
5,551 members, 159 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee, ahef1963

Score: 2

15
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 2

16
60,118 members, 963 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

17
42,610 members, 639 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

18
36,423 members, 563 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

19
34,205 members, 527 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

20
31,981 members, 887 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

21
31,521 members, 413 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

22
28,713 members, 525 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

23
26,593 members, 334 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

24
24,860 members, 566 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

25
21,412 members, 469 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

26
20,505 members, 469 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

27
18,835 members, 226 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

28
16,157 members, 335 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

29
15,239 members, 302 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

30
14,762 members, 279 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

31
14,694 members, 246 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

32
14,509 members, 436 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

33
12,631 members, 162 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

34
11,644 members, 335 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

35
11,564 members, 150 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

36
11,458 members, 224 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

37
11,322 members, 216 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

38
10,768 members, 185 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

39
10,599 members, 184 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

40
10,541 members, 148 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

41
10,219 members, 218 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

42
9,672 members, 149 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

43
8,946 members, 105 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

44
8,819 members, 220 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

45
8,684 members, 239 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

46
8,581 members, 157 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

47
8,579 members, 191 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

Score: 1

48
7,947 members, 142 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

49
7,631 members, 82 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

50
7,441 members, 87 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

51
6,985 members, 126 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

52
6,959 members, 151 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

53
6,801 members, 101 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

54
6,594 members, 107 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

55
6,229 members, 42 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

56
6,112 members, 65 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

57
6,098 members, 285 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

58
5,903 members, 323 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

Score: 1

59
5,628 members, 58 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

60
5,618 members, 81 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

61
5,348 members, 238 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

62
5,076 members, 105 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

63
4,857 members, 252 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

64
4,689 members, 87 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

65
4,418 members, 55 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

66
4,413 members, 169 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

67
4,359 members, 256 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

68
4,270 members, 130 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

69
4,204 members, 107 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

70
3,615 members, 106 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

71
3,473 members, 93 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

72
3,090 members, 80 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

73
2,650 members, 68 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

74
2,462 members, 29 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

75
1,752 members, 38 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

76
1,572 members, 39 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

77
1,442 members, 54 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

78
1,440 members, 30 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

79
1,361 members, 33 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

80
1,340 members, 38 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

Score: 1

81
1,332 members, 13 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

82
1,138 members, 14 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

83
981 members, 11 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

84
710 members, 16 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

85
686 members, 11 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

86
640 members, 9 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

87
501 members, 11 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

88
357 members, 9 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

89
36 members, 0 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

Score: 1

90
53,166 members, 896 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 0

91
28,639 members, 794 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 0

92
14,885 members, 402 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 0

93
12,921 members, 292 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: sturlington (May 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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