Best Contemporary Literary Fiction (Around the Last 30 Years)

Description
Books of the last 30 or so years destined to be classics
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generalkala, SqueakyChu, Storeetllr, lahochstetler, booksinbed, 1morechapter, worcester, RuMuse, wlindboe, JWhitsitt, deldevries, birder4106, sturlington, koalakt, ho-mer, thecoroner, LisaMaria_C, chilkatlady, PaulCranswick, Twixi, rozymary, Bretzky1, cej1027, gypsysmom, ahef1963, kara.shamy, Jonri, paulkinder, oldkid1943, grammabren, manderson113, eradbooks, neicybee, TeriAndersonNeedham, Charon07, blabla_12345,aulsmith ,ValLloyd ,Tosta
Explanations
aulsmith : Allegories seldom make my "best" list. Generally they are too preachy.
ValLloyd : it could be the best book ever and I still wouldn't finish it. this book isn't just depressing it's at the bottom of an abyss with sleet and sunburns
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Storeetllr, KimarieBee, sturlington, leigonj, gypsysmom, jaromdl, MrsIsIn, manderson113,aulsmith ,LisaMaria_C
Explanations
aulsmith : If you think this is literary, try reading more fanfic
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