Top Ten Books of the 20th Century - Caleb's List

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Caleb's List

  1. The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway
  2. The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway
  3. Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger
  4. Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkein
  5. The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
  6. All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque
  7. Steppenwolf, Hermann Hesse
  8. Atlas Shrugged, Ayan Rand
  9. Catch-22, Joseph Heller
  10. Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut


My selection feature some of the greatest, and wide ranging, choices of literature before it's death in the early sixties.

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April 2000