20th Century’s Greatest Hits

Larry McCaffery’s “20th Century’s Greatest Hits”

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  1. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
  2. Ulysses by James Joyce
  3. Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
  4. The Public Burning by Robert Coover
  5. The Sound And The Fury by William Faulkner
  6. Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable by Samuel Beckett
  7. The Making of Americans by Gertrude Stein
  8. Nova Trilogy by William Burroughs
  9. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
  10. Finnegans Wake by James Joyce
  11. Take It or Leave It by Raymond Federman
  12. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  13. Going Native by Stephen Wright
  14. Under The Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
  15. To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
  16. In the Heart of the Heart of the Country by William H. Gass
  17. JR by William Gaddis
  18. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  19. Underworld by Don DeLillo
  20. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  21. A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man by James Joyce
  22. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  23. The Ambassadors by Henry James
  24. Women In Love by D. H. Lawrence
  25. 60 Stories by Donald Barthelme
  26. The Rifles by William T. Vollmann
  27. The Recognitions by William Gaddis
  28. Heart Of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
  29. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  30. 1984 by George Orwell
  31. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston
  32. Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
  33. Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany
  34. The Grapes Of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  35. The Four Elements Tetrology by Rikki Ducornet
  36. Neuromancer by William Gibson
  37. Tropic Of Cancer by Henry Miller
  38. On The Road by Jack Kerouac
  39. Lookout Cartridge by Joseph McElroy
  40. Crash by J. G. Ballard
  41. Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie
  42. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
  43. Genoa by Paul Metcalf
  44. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  45. A Passage To India by E. M. Forster
  46. Double or Nothing by Raymond Federman
  47. at swim two birds by Flann O’Brien
  48. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
  49. The Cannibal by John Hawkes
  50. Native Son by Richard Wright
  51. The Day Of The Locust by Nathanael West
  52. Nightwood by Djuna Barnes
  53. Housekeeping by Marilynn Robinson
  54. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  55. Libra by Don DeLillo
  56. Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor
  57. Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin
  58. U.S.A. (Trilogy) by John Dos Passos
  59. The Golden Notebook by Doris M. Lessing
  60. The Catcher In The Rye by J. D. Salinger
  61. Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
  62. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
  63. Dubliners by James Joyce
  64. Cane by Jean Toomer
  65. The House Of Mirth by Edith Wharton
  66. Ridley Walker  by Russell Hoban
  67. Checkerboard Trilogy by William Eastlake
  68. The Franchiser by Stanley Elkin
  69. New York Trilogy by Paul Auster
  70. Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins
  71. Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  72. The Age of Wire and String by Ben Marcus
  73. Tlooth by Harry Mathews
  74. Pricksongs and Descants by Robert Coover
  75. The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  76. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
  77. The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles
  78. The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe
  79. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  80. Albany Trilogy by William Kennedy
  81. The Tunnel by William H. Gass
  82. Omensetter’s Luck by William H. Gass
  83. The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles
  84. Darconville’s Cat by Alexander Theroux
  85. Up by Ronald Sukenick
  86. Yellow Back Radio Broke Down by Ishmael Reed
  87. Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
  88. You Bright and Risen Angels by William T. Vollmann
  89. The Naked And The Dead by Norman Mailer
  90. The Universal Baseball Association, J. Henry Waugh, Prop. by Robert Coover
  91. Creamy and Delicious by Steve Katz
  92. Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee
  93. More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon
  94. Mulligan Stew by Gilbert Sorrentino
  95. Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe
  96. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
  97. Easy Travels to Other Planets by Ted Mooney
  98. Tours of the Black Clock by Steve Erickson
  99. In Memorium to Identity by Kathy Acker
  100. Hogg by Samuel R. Delany

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