Koen Book Distributors Top 100 Books of the Past Century

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Intended as a companion to the infamous Modern Library ranking of the top 100 books of the past century, this list represents a different viewpoint–that of the booksellers themselves. Compiled from

mostrar mais the responses of over 150 Koen Book Distributors customers, the following titles represent the very best in modern literature.
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ObraEtiqueta de Ordem
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) por Harper Lee
1
The Catcher in the Rye (1951) por J. D. Salinger
2
O grande Gatsby (1925) por F. Scott Fitzgerald
3
The Grapes of Wrath (1939) por John Steinbeck
4
Catch-22 (1961) por Joseph Heller
5
1984 (1949) por George Orwell
6
Gone with the Wind (1936) por Margaret Mitchell
7
The Color Purple (1982) por Alice Walker
8
Beloved (1987) por Toni Morrison
9
O Senhor dos Anéis (1954) por J. R. R. Tolkien
10
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) por Zora Neale Hurston
11
Lord of the Flies (1954) por William Golding
12
O Triunfo dos Porcos (1945) por George Orwell
13
Stranger in a Strange Land (Uncut Edition) (1991) por Robert A. Heinlein
14
A Confederacy of Dunces (1980) por John Kennedy Toole
15
Invisible Man (1952) por Ralph Ellison
16
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) por Margaret Atwood
17
Ulysses (1922) por James Joyce
18
The Sun Also Rises (1926) por Ernest Hemingway
19
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) por Kurt Vonnegut
20
The Good Earth (1931) por Pearl S. Buck
21
The Hobbit (1937) por J. R. R. Tolkien
22
On the Road (1957) por Jack Kerouac
23
Brave New World (1932) por Aldous Huxley
24
Ethan Frome (1911) por Edith Wharton
25
Angela's Ashes (1996) por Frank McCourt
26
Fahrenheit 451 (1953) por Ray Bradbury
27
Rebecca (1938) por Daphne Du Maurier
28
The Golden Notebook (1962) por Doris Lessing
29
The Sound and the Fury (1929) por William Faulkner
30
Lolita (1955) por Vladimir Nabokov
31
Charlotte's Web (1952) por E. B. White
32
Bastard Out of Carolina (1992) por Dorothy Allison
33
My Ántonia (1918) por Willa Cather
34
The Age of Innocence (1920) por Edith Wharton
35
The Killer Angels (1974) por Michael Shaara
36
The Shipping News (1993) por E. Annie Proulx
37
The World According to Garp (1978) por John Irving
38
To the Lighthouse (1927) por Virginia Woolf
39
Atlas Shrugged (1957) por Ayn Rand
40
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) por James Joyce
41
The Call of the Wild (1903) por Jack London
42
Snow Falling on Cedars (1997) por David Guterson
43
Watership Down (1972) por Richard Adams
44
The Red Badge of Courage (1894) por Stephen Crane
45
Of Mice and Men (1937) por John Steinbeck
46
The House of the Spirits (1982) por Isabel Allende
47
Dune (1965) por Frank Herbert
48
A Clockwork Orange (1962) por Anthony Burgess
49
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989) por John Irving
50
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother (1995) por James McBride
51
The Bean Trees (1988) por Barbara Kingsolver
52
Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) por Jean Rhys
53
Jane Eyre (1847) por Charlotte Brontë
54
The Old Man and the Sea (1950) por Ernest Hemingway
55
Native Son (1940) por Richard Wright
56
A Farewell to Arms (1929) por Ernest Hemingway
57
The House of Mirth (1905) por Edith Wharton
58
Kane and Abel (1979) por Jeffrey Archer
59
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1943) por Betty Smith
60
A Room with a View (1908) por E. M. Forster
61
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) por Arthur C. Clarke
62
White Noise (1984) por Don DeLillo
63
A Thousand Acres (1991) por Jane Smiley
64
The Joy Luck Club (1989) por Amy Tan
65
Tender is the Night (1934) por F. Scott Fitzgerald
66
Little Women (1868) por Louisa May Alcott
67
Por Quem os Sinos Dobram (1940) por Ernest Hemingway
68
Ellen Foster (1987) por Kaye Gibbons
69
Cold Sassy Tree (1984) por Olive Ann Burns
70
The Remains of the Day (1989) por Kazuo Ishiguro
71
War and Remembrance (1978) por Herman Wouk
72
O Sítio das Coisas Selvagens (1963) por Maurice Sendak
73
Centennial (1974) por James A. Michener
74
Call It Sleep (1934) por Henry Roth
75
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971) por Hunter S. Thompson
76
The Road from Coorain (1989) por Jill Ker Conway
77
Sula (1973) por Toni Morrison
78
The Stand (1978) por Stephen King
79
Time and Again (1970) por Jack Finney
80
The Bell Jar (1963) por Sylvia Plath
81
The Fountainhead (1943) por Ayn Rand
82
The Godfather (1969) por Mario Puzo
83
Howards End (1910) por E. M. Forster
84
Naked Lunch (1962) por William S. Burroughs
85
The Thorn Birds (1977) por Colleen McCullough
86
Silent Spring (1962) por Rachel Carson
87
The Alienist (1994) por Caleb Carr
88
Talk Before Sleep (1997) por Elizabeth Berg
89
The Shell Seekers (1987) por Rosamunde Pilcher
90
Rubyfruit Jungle (1973) por Rita Mae Brown
91
Rabbit, Run (1960) por John Updike
92
The Prince of Tides (1986) por Pat Conroy
93
Possession (1990) por A.S. Byatt
94
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) por Ken Kesey
95
Main Street (1920) por Sinclair Lewis
96
I, Claudius (1934) por Robert Graves
97
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (1993) por Louis De Bernières
98
Hawaii (1959) por James A. Michener
99
The Education of Little Tree (1976) por Forrest Carter
100

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