Books You Must Read Before You Die

Not that we want you to die anytime soon, or that you deserve to die if you don't read these, but you get the point. You just have to read these books. (And then you can die.)
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Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James
Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James
Ulysses by James Joyce
Ulysses by James Joyce
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
King Lear by William Shakespeare
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Odyssey by Homer
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Grimms' Fairy Tales by Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob Grimm
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
One Thousand and One Nights
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
Ivanhoe by Walter Scott
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes
The War of the Worlds by Herbert George Wells
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Beowulf
Democracy and Education by John Dewey
Candide by Voltaire
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume
Utopia by Thomas More
Essays by Michel de Montaigne
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
The Republic by Plato
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, Jr.
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Common Sense by Thomas Paine
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Two Treatises of Government by John Locke
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Richard III by William Shakespeare
Le Père Goriot by Honoré de Balzac
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie
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To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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A Game of Thrones: The Story Continues… by George R. R. Martin
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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
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Animal Farm by George Orwell and Malcolm Bradbury
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Beloved by Toni Morrison
Beloved by Toni Morrison
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Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller and Howard Jacobson
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
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To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf and Stella McNichol
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
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The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells
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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
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The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
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Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf and Stella McNichol
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
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Neuromancer by William Gibson
Neuromancer by William Gibson
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce and Joyce James
A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man by James Joyce
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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan