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Books you should read before you die

Type: Preset list created by Terence_Johnson

Description: Books that are worth reading to have a complete existence. From my blog: http://lenoirauteur.net/2016/07/29/25-books-you-should-read-before-you-die/

Members: 2 participating members (show all)

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1
16,041 members, 341 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), Terence_Johnson (1)

Score: 8

Explanations:

Terence_Johnson (1): Brilliantly weaving in WWII, the immigrant experience, sexuality, and comic books, this book should be required reading for everyone, especially anyone who has seen a comic book film. Loved the balance of tone and the journey Chabon takes us on.… (more)

2
6,942 members, 88 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), Terence_Johnson (3)

Score: 6.4

3
17,089 members, 308 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), Terence_Johnson (4)

Score: 5.87

4
10,545 members, 411 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), Terence_Johnson (6)

Score: 5.38

5
37,509 members, 1,197 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), Terence_Johnson (10)

Score: 4.92

6
11,689 members, 178 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), Terence_Johnson (11)

Score: 4.75

7
8,708 members, 143 reviews
4.65 stars (4.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), Terence_Johnson (13)

Score: 4.57

8
6,601 members, 102 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), Terence_Johnson (14)

Score: 4.45

9
10,277 members, 173 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (9), Terence_Johnson (15)

Score: 4.34

10
61,245 members, 1,092 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), Terence_Johnson (18)

Score: 4.19

11
15,132 members, 336 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), Terence_Johnson (23)

Score: 4.02

12
15,276 members, 419 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), Terence_Johnson (25)

Score: 3.94

13
3,342 members, 218 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

Terence_Johnson (2): Baseball, sexual orientation family strife and small town characters collide in this novel. Barbach has deft hand and you can just feel the smell of new cut grass of the field in this small town in Wisconsin. Also, it’s one of the few books on this list that speaks directly to people in my generation and doesn’t look down on the challenges we face.… (more)

14
115 members, 2 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (5)

Score: 2.68

15
650 members, 53 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (7)

Score: 2.46

16
411 members, 42 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (8)

Score: 2.38

17
335 members, 28 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (9)

Score: 2.31

18
952 members, 86 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (12)

Score: 2.15

19
6,037 members, 49 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (16)

Score: 2

20
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: Terence_Johnson (17)

Score: 1.97

21
600 members, 45 reviews
3.2 stars (3.2 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (19)

Score: 1.92

22
1,000 members, 60 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (20)

Score: 1.89

23
1,430 members, 102 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (21)

Score: 1.87

24
763 members, 54 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (22)

Score: 1.85

25
653 members, 46 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (24)

Score: 1.81

26
11,658 members, 595 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (26)

Score: 1.77

27
2,877 members, 102 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: Terence_Johnson (27)

Score: 1.76

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About this list

Started by: Terence_Johnson (July 2016)

Type: Numbered

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