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A Listmania! list by JLG "Avid Reader" (Portland, Maine United States)
The list author says: "I look for award winning authors in Pulitzer, Mann Booker, National, etc.
Short listed books in all of these catagories are always a good bet.
It is a way of finding new authors and I am rarely disappointed. Where do you look?"
The Known World
1.  The Known World by Edward P. Jones
The list author says:
  "Moving, well written and worth reading"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (415 customer reviews)

The Road
2.  The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "Read this before it won the Pulitzer. I believe that I've read all of Cormac McCarthy's books.
He is my favorite."
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The Inheritance of Loss
3.  The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
The list author says:
  "Kiran Desai was a new find for me. I'll read more of her novels."
$9.57   Used & New from: $0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (233 customer reviews)

Amsterdam: A Novel
4.  Amsterdam: A Novel by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "Again Ian McEwan writes a great novel. Worth reading most of his books."
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (390 customer reviews)

Interpreter of Maladies
5.  Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
The list author says:
  "Must read more of her work."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (759 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The White Tiger: A Novel
6.  The White Tiger: A Novel by Aravind Adiga
The list author says:
  "Deliteful to read. Hope he produces more of this quality."
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
7.  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
The list author says:
  "Another winner worth your time. Love Oscar's Fuku  references."
$9.07   Used & New from: $0.92
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,010 customer reviews)

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Realistic ? 5 Aug 11, 2014
Why didn't the author tell us what apocalyptic event took place? 32 Aug 11, 2014
Why didn't the man and boy stay in the bunker? 21 Aug 11, 2014
Where does the story take place? 15 Aug 11, 2014
Do you think this book is appropriate for young teenagers (9th graders)? 6 Mar 13, 2014
Women are second-rate writers 3 Feb 15, 2014
Ely 0 Aug 15, 2013
Pulitzer Prize Winner, 2008 3 Apr 23, 2013
Poetry 4 Apr 16, 2012
How many editions... 2 Mar 11, 2009
Discussion Questions 0 Mar 9, 2009
Mrs Sen story ending 2 Dec 20, 2008
 
   

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