The Most Important Books of the Last Twenty Years

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Americanah (2013) por Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Half of a Yellow Sun (2006) por Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Brick Lane (2003) por Monica Ali
White Girls (2013) por Hilton Als
The Mooring of Starting Out (1997) por John Ashbery
The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All: Stories (2013) por Laird Barron
The Freddie Stories: With the Great Marlys! and Sister Maybonne (1999) por Lynda Barry
My Perfect Life (1992) por Lynda Barry
A Big Enough Lie: A Novel (2015) por Eric Bennett
To the Wedding (1995) por John Berger
2666 (2004) por Roberto Bolaño
The Savage Detectives (1998) por Roberto Bolaño
Behind the Beautiful Forevers (2012) por Katherine Boo
Intoxicated by my illness (1992) por Anatole Broyard
Parable of the Talents (1998) por Octavia E. Butler
The Book of Frank (2009) por CA Conrad
True History of the Kelly Gang (2000) por Peter Carey
Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse (1998) por Anne Carson
Decreation (2005) por Anne Carson
The Yiddish Policemen's Union (2007) por Michael Chabon
Between the World and Me (2015) por Ta-Nehisi Coates
Disgrace (1999) por J. M. Coetzee
Beneath the Roses (2005) por Gregory Crewdson
Aegypt (1987) por John Crowley
Make Your Home Among Strangers: A Novel (2015) por Jennine Capó Crucet
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2012) por Emily M. Danforth
Brother, I'm Dying (2007) por Edwidge Danticat
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis (2009) por Lydia Davis
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) por Junot Díaz
Drown (1996) por Junot Díaz
Underworld (1997) por Don DeLillo
Blue Nights (2011) por Joan Didion
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live (2006) por Joan Didion
proxy (2013) por r erica doyle
Wittgenstein's Poker : The Story of a Ten-minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers (2001) por David Edmonds
A Visit from the Goon Squad (2010) por Jennifer Egan
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (2001) por Barbara Ehrenreich
For the Relief of Unbearable Urges: Stories (1999) por Nathan Englander
The Round House (2012) por Louise Erdrich
Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self (2010) por Danielle Evans
The Neapolitan Novels (1888) por Elena Ferrante
Head Off & Split: Poems (2011) por Nikky Finney
The Great Wave: Price Revolutions and the Rhythm of History (1996) por David Hackett Fischer
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2012) por Ben Fountain
Old Filth (2004) por Jane Gardam
The Activist (2003) por Renee Gladman
We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: Stories from Rwanda (1998) por Philip Gourevitch
Debt: The First 5,000 Years (2011) por David Graeber
Falling Out of Time (2011) por David Grossman
The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study (2013) por Stefano Harney
The Line of Beauty (2004) por Alan Hollinghurst
Never Let Me Go (2005) por Kazuo Ishiguro
The Unconsoled (1995) por Kazuo Ishiguro
Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed -- and What It Means for Our Future (2014) por Dale Jamieson
The Known World (2003) por Edward P. Jones
War (2010) por Sebastian Junger
The Shadow of the Sun (1998) por Ryszard Kapuściński
Counternarratives (2015) por John Keene
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) por Naomi Klein
A morte do pai: A minha luta 1 (2009) por Karl Ove Knausgård
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History (2014) por Elizabeth Kolbert
I Love Dick (1997) por Chris Kraus
The Flamethrowers (2013) por Rachel Kushner
How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays {original} (2013) por Kiese Laymon
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx (2003) por Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
The Boat (2008) por Nam Le
A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines (2006) por Janna Levin
Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems (2015) por Robin Coste Lewis
Stranger Things Happen: Stories (2001) por Kelly Link
Preparation for the Next Life (2014) por Atticus Lish
Lovely Green Eyes (2000) por Arnošt Lustig
Mind of an Outlaw: Selected Essays (2013) por Norman Mailer
Wolf Hall (2009) por Hilary Mantel
Our Word is Our Weapon (2001) por Subcomandante Marcos
Matterhorn (2010) por Karl Marlantes
The Road (2006) por Cormac McCarthy
Remainder (2005) por Tom McCarthy
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet (2010) por Bill McKibben
The Moon Before Morning (2014) por W. S. Merwin
How the Dead Dream (2007) por Lydia Millet
We Others: New and Selected Stories (2011) por Steven Millhauser
A Fine Balance (1995) por Rohinton Mistry
Cloud Atlas (2004) por David Mitchell
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (2010) por David Mitchell
Birds of America: Stories (1998) por Lorrie Moore
The Collected Stories (2008) por Lorrie Moore
Why the West Rules—For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future (2010) por Ian Morris
Paradise (1997) por Toni Morrison
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories (1986) por Alice Munro
Selected Stories (1985) por Alice Munro
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (1995) por Haruki Murakami
Inferno: A Poet's Novel (2007) por Eileen Myles
I Must Be Living Twice: New and Selected Poems (2015) por Eileen Myles
Jane: A Murder (Soft Skull ShortLit) (2005) por Maggie Nelson
Stag's Leap: Poems (2012) por Sharon Olds
The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq (2005) por George Packer
Fight Club (1996) por Chuck Palahniuk
Global Crisis : War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century (2013) por Geoffrey Parker
Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2013) por Thomas Piketty
Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era (2008) por Paul B. Preciado
Citizen: An American Lyric (2014) por Claudia Rankine
Gilead (2004) por Marilynne Robinson
The Givenness of Things: Essays (2015) por Marilynne Robinson
The Human Stain (2000) por Philip Roth
The God of Small Things (1997) por Arundhati Roy
Power Politics (2001) por Arundhati Roy
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (2000) por Marjane Satrapi
Pastoralia (2000) por George Saunders
Tenth of December: Stories (2013) por George Saunders
The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People (2003) por Jonathan Schell
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety (2013) por Eric Schlosser
The Rings of Saturn (1995) por W. G. Sebald
The Conference of the Birds (2011) por Peter Sís
NW (2012) por Zadie Smith
Solitude of Self (1979) por Elizabeth Cady Stanton
The Complete Patrick Melrose Novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, Mother's Milk, and At Last (2012) por Edward St. Aubyn
Native Guard: Poems (2006) por Natasha Trethewey
Infinite Jest (1996) por David Foster Wallace
Building Stories (2012) por Chris Ware
The Intuitionist (1999) por Colson Whitehead
Against Identity (1996) por Leon Wieseltier
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration (2010) por Isabel Wilkerson
One Big Self (2007) por C. D. Wright
Steal Away: Selected and New Poems (2002) por C. D. Wright
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 (2006) por Lawrence Wright
A Little Life (2015) por Hanya Yanagihara

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