10 Essential Books from the Last 25 Years (Plus A Few)

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The Road
1.  The Road by Cormac McCarthy
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Fight Club: A Novel
2.  Fight Club: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk
$10.22   Used & New from: $2.59
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,273 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
3.  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
$9.07   Used & New from: $0.33
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,126 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Beach
4.  The Beach by Alex Garland
$9.87   Used & New from: $0.01
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White Teeth: A Novel
5.  White Teeth: A Novel by Zadie Smith
$10.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (482 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Infinite Jest
6.  Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
$13.15   Used & New from: $6.44
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (833 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

The New York Trilogy (Green Integer)
7.  The New York Trilogy (Green Integer) by Paul Auster
$20.45   Used & New from: $7.67
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Million Little Pieces
8.  A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
$9.49   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,122 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
9.  Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) by Orson Scott Card
$4.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9,174 customer reviews)

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
10.  A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,183 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Giver
11.  The Giver by Lois Lowry
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,139 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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Middlesex: A Novel
12.  Middlesex: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,596 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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Shantaram: A Novel
13.  Shantaram: A Novel by Gregory David Roberts
$9.03   Used & New from: $1.18
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,976 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The History of Love
14.  The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
$10.63   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (628 customer reviews) | 44 customer discussions

Memoirs of a Geisha
15.  Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,185 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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The Corrections: A Novel
16.  The Corrections: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen
$9.57   Used & New from: $0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,351 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
17.  Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) by J. K. Rowling
$52.09   Used & New from: $44.88
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,813 customer reviews) | 74 customer discussions

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
18.  The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (983 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel
19.  Everything Is Illuminated: A Novel by Jonathan Safran Foer
$10.50   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (598 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions