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Time Magazine's top 100 greatest English-langauge books from 1923 to the present. As a prestigious publication, Time's picks for best books since 1923 should be recognized and considered among every literature fan. For the full article go to: http://www.time.com/time/2005/100books/the_complete_list.html. I intend to sit and read through as many of these as I can.

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The Adventures of Augie March is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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All the King's Men is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren

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American Pastoral is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
American Pastoral Philip Roth

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An American Tragedy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser

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Animal Farm is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Animal Farm George Orwell

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Appointment in Samarra is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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Are You There God? It's Me, Ma... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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The Assistant is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Assistant Bernard Malamud

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At Swim-Two-Birds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
At Swim-Two-Birds Brian O'Nolan

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Beloved is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Beloved Toni Morrison

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The Berlin Stories is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Berlin Stories Christopher Isherwood

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The Big Sleep is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler

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The Blind Assassin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Blind Assassin Margaret Atwood

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Blood Meridian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy

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Brideshead Revisited is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton Wilder

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Call It Sleep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Call It Sleep Henry Roth

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Nineteen Eighty-Four is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell

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The Catcher in the Rye is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger

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A Clockwork Orange is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess

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The Confessions of Nat Turner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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The Corrections is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Corrections Jonathan Franzen

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The Crying of Lot 49 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Crying of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon

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A Dance to the Music of Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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The Day of the Locust is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Day of the Locust Nathanael West

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Death Comes for the Archbishop is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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A Death in the Family is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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The Death of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Death of the Heart Elizabeth Bowen

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Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Deliverance James Dickey

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Dog Soldiers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Dog Soldiers Robert B Stone

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Falconer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Falconer John Cheever

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The French Lieutenant's Woman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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The Golden Notebook is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Golden Notebook Doris Lessing

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Go Tell It on the Mountain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell

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The Grapes of Wrath is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Grapes of Wrath Frank Galati

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Gravity's Rainbow is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Gravity's Rainbow Thomas Pynchon

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The Great Gatsby is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald

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A Handful of Dust is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
A Handful of Dust Evelyn Waugh

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers

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The Heart of the Matter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
The Heart of the Matter Graham Greene

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Herzog is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Herzog Saul Bellow

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Housekeeping is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Housekeeping Marilynne Robinson

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A House for Mr Biswas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
A House for Mr Biswas V.S. Naipaul

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I, Claudius is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
I, Claudius Robert Graves

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Infinite Jest is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace

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Invisible Man is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Invisible Man Ralph Ellison

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Light in August is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Light in August William Faulkner

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wa... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923

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Lolita is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Time's Best Novels Since 1923
Lolita Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov