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Top 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.

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1
63,624 members, 1,247 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (1), ahef1963 (1), sturlington (4), KimarieBee (8)

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sturlington (4): 1960

2
74,604 members, 998 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (3), ahef1963 (11), sturlington (13)

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sturlington (13): 1937

3
33,544 members, 614 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (7), ahef1963 (13), sturlington (35)

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sturlington (35): 1943

4
44,093 members, 606 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: sturlington (10), cej1027 (10), ahef1963 (45)

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sturlington (10): 1932

5
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: cej1027 (5), ahef1963 (31), sturlington (39)

6
42,160 members, 831 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (8), sturlington (23), ahef1963 (88)

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sturlington (23): 1953

7
65,891 members, 1,061 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), ahef1963 (14)

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sturlington (2): 1949

8
46,889 members, 705 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), ahef1963 (29)

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sturlington (5): 1945

9
58,057 members, 956 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), ahef1963 (9)

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sturlington (1): 1925

10
29,094 members, 389 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6), ahef1963 (48)

11
7,285 members, 153 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (7), cej1027 (11), ahef1963 (64)

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36,971 members, 574 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: sturlington (18), ahef1963 (18)

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sturlington (18): 1969

13
34,094 members, 449 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: sturlington (11), ahef1963 (86)

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sturlington (11): 1961

14
31,433 members, 569 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), sturlington (29)

15
40,004 members, 625 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: sturlington (16), ahef1963 (89)

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sturlington (16): 1954

16
59,423 members, 948 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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17
12,237 members, 314 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (2), ahef1963 (35)

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sturlington (0): 1966

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32,860 members, 950 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), sturlington (31)

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sturlington (31): 1986

19
6,069 members, 177 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4), ahef1963 (30)

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sturlington (0): 1951

20
30,624 members, 798 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (4), ahef1963 (34)

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21
15,636 members, 272 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7)

22
37,195 members, 557 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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23
14,774 members, 223 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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24
33,434 members, 1,012 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5), ahef1963 (43)

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25
17,906 members, 177 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: sturlington (12)

26
31,833 members, 601 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (9), ahef1963 (23)

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27
34,378 members, 621 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (6), ahef1963 (47)

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28
16,638 members, 291 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: sturlington (14)

29
26,923 members, 473 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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30
9,638 members, 226 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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31
16,101 members, 183 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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32
28,161 members, 382 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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33
16,147 members, 382 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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34
23,043 members, 412 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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sturlington (21): 1963

35
10,409 members, 218 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

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36
19,278 members, 284 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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37
18,353 members, 200 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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38
16,726 members, 189 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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39
10,284 members, 115 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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40
23,762 members, 326 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

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41
12,170 members, 401 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

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42
14,911 members, 186 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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43
15,316 members, 150 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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44
23,437 members, 345 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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45
15,326 members, 287 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (12), ahef1963 (50)

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46
8,450 members, 137 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: sturlington (36)

47
14,210 members, 176 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: sturlington (37)

48
13,062 members, 162 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: sturlington (38)

49
15,022 members, 363 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (13), ahef1963 (51)

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50
18,278 members, 348 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: sturlington (40)

51
6,552 members, 353 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2)

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52
6,196 members, 313 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2)

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sturlington (0): 1959

53
1,466 members, 47 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

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54
27,714 members, 666 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4)

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55
18,029 members, 380 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5)

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sturlington (0): 1977

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7,383 members, 113 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6)

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sturlington (0): 1982

57
39 members, 0 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (6)

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58
16,772 members, 328 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7)

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59
9,251 members, 181 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8)

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sturlington (0): 1908

60
4,614 members, 119 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

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sturlington (0): 1936

61
16,161 members, 497 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

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sturlington (0): 1938

62
20,323 members, 248 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

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sturlington (0): 1962

63
5,405 members, 314 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17)

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64
5,074 members, 97 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

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65
12,368 members, 162 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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66
13,530 members, 176 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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67
4,878 members, 181 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

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68
5,754 members, 253 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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69
11,212 members, 204 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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70
6,404 members, 65 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

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71
4,826 members, 148 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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72
9,519 members, 264 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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73
3,526 members, 100 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

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74
11,386 members, 238 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

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75
12,662 members, 254 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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76
11,793 members, 167 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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77
6,766 members, 74 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

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78
6,773 members, 48 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

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11,954 members, 224 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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80
23,955 members, 494 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

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81
34,508 members, 949 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

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21,707 members, 506 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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83
16,231 members, 284 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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84
12,985 members, 378 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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85
11,965 members, 215 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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86
10,664 members, 174 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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87
9,726 members, 118 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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88
9,442 members, 241 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

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89
8,669 members, 154 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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8,055 members, 97 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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8,160 members, 87 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

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7,447 members, 165 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

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7,629 members, 139 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

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94
7,096 members, 116 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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6,676 members, 315 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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6,068 members, 84 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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97
5,386 members, 116 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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98
4,590 members, 58 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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99
3,790 members, 101 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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100
4,126 members, 124 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (70)

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