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Books I haven't read, but probably should have

  1. A death in the family by 

    4 stars

    Forty years after its original publication, James Agee's last novel seems, more than ever, an American classic. For in his …

  2. The blind assassin by 

    4 stars

    More than fifty years on, Iris Chase is remembering Laura's mysterious death. And so begins an extraordinary and compelling story …

  3. The Handmaid's Tale by 

    4 stars

    The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood, published in 1985. It is set in a …

  4. The Bottle Factory Outing by 

    No rating

    The Bottle Factory Outing is a 1974 novel by English writer Beryl Bainbridge. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize …

  5. Naked Lunch by 

    3 stars

    Controversial and bizarre cult novel based on the author’s own experiences as a drug addict, first published in 1959. Formed …

  6. Possession by 

    4 stars

    Possession: A Romance is a 1990 best-selling novel by British writer A. S. Byatt that won the 1990 Booker Prize. …

  7. Double Indemnity by 

    4 stars

    Double Indemnity is a 1943 crime novel by American journalist-turned-novelist James M. Cain. It was first published in serial form …

  8. The postman always rings twice by 

    4 stars

    The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1934 crime novel by American writer James M. Cain. The novel was successful …

  9. Tobacco Road by 

    3 stars

    Set during the Great Depression, in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road was first published in 1932. It …

  10. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by 

    4 stars

    If on a Winter's Night a Traveler is a marvel of ingenuity, an experimental text that looks longingly back to …

  11. In Cold Blood (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) by 

    4 stars

    In Cold Blood is a non-fiction novel by American author Truman Capote, first published in 1966. It details the 1959 …

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