Michael Dirda's Desert Island Books

Description
The list was published in the Washington Post on January 12th, 2022. The list is limited to 20th-century prose by English-language authors.
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23,706 members
330 reviews
4.1
2
7,047 members
169 reviews
3.8
3
5,768 members
221 reviews
4
4
31,698 members
563 reviews
4.1
5
3,266 members
91 reviews
½ 3.7
6
2,582 members
32 reviews
4.2
2 Members
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2,291 members
44 reviews
4.1
8
2,114 members
34 reviews
3.9
9
1,857 members
20 reviews
½ 4.4
2 Members
hipdeep, auldhouse
10
1,687 members
56 reviews
4.2
2 Members
hipdeep, auldhouse
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1,110 members
14 reviews
4
12
1,057 members
30 reviews
4.2
13
129 members
2 reviews
4.1
2 Members
hipdeep, auldhouse
14
69 members
2 reviews
½ 4.7
2 Members
hipdeep, auldhouse
15
14,760 members
288 reviews
3.9
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auldhouse
16
8,981 members
201 reviews
3.8
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auldhouse
17
2,666 members
52 reviews
3.9
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auldhouse
18
1,966 members
55 reviews
3.8
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auldhouse
19
1,818 members
24 reviews
3.9
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auldhouse
20
1,614 members
77 reviews
½ 4.5
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auldhouse
21
1,443 members
62 reviews
3.8
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auldhouse
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1,423 members
22 reviews
½ 4.4
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auldhouse
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1,235 members
25 reviews
4.2
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auldhouse
24
1,227 members
33 reviews
4.1
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auldhouse
25
1,070 members
36 reviews
4.1
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auldhouse
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977 members
36 reviews
½ 3.6
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auldhouse
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823 members
16 reviews
4
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auldhouse
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797 members
33 reviews
3.8
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auldhouse
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756 members
13 reviews
3.9
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auldhouse
30
712 members
9 reviews
½ 4.3
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auldhouse
31
546 members
10 reviews
4.2
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auldhouse
32
533 members
13 reviews
3.8
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auldhouse
33
521 members
4 reviews
3.8
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auldhouse
34
486 members
8 reviews
½ 4.3
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auldhouse
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438 members
8 reviews
½ 3.6
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auldhouse
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383 members
15 reviews
4
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auldhouse
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344 members
6 reviews
4.2
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auldhouse
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317 members
8 reviews
½ 4.4
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auldhouse
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220 members
7 reviews
4
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auldhouse
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207 members
8 reviews
½ 4.3
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auldhouse
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187 members
3 reviews
3.9
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auldhouse
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181 members
8 reviews
4.2
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auldhouse
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172 members
5 reviews
½ 3.6
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auldhouse
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157 members
2 reviews
½ 4.3
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auldhouse
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148 members
3 reviews
½ 3.7
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auldhouse
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120 members
2 reviews
4
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auldhouse
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101 members
2 reviews
4.1
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auldhouse
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90 members
1 review
4.2
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auldhouse
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79 members
½ 3.5
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auldhouse
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66 members
½ 3.5
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auldhouse
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63 members
1 review
½ 3.6
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auldhouse
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61 members
½ 2.7
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auldhouse
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40 members
3.9
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27 members
4
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21 members
½ 3.4
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14 members
4.2
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9 members
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