Kira Bazhkova's "Books of the Century"

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The following is a complete list of the titles included in the exhibition Books of the Century at The New York Public Library’s Center for the Humanities, May 20, 1995-July 13, 1996, and in The New York Public Library’s Books of the Century, published by Oxford University Press

http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/chss/events/booklist.html

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  1. 1.
    Three Sisters
    by Anton Chekhov

  2. 2.
    Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. 1
    by Marcel Proust

  3. 3.
    Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms
    by Gertrude Stein

  4. 4.
    The Metamorphosis
    by Franz Kafka

  5. 5.
    Renascence and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
    by Edna St. Vincent Millay

  6. 6.
    The Wild Swans at Coole
    by William Butler Yeats

  7. 7.
    Six Characters in Search of an Author
    by Luigi Pirandello

  8. 9.
    Ulysses
    by James Joyce

  9. 10.
    The Magic Mountain
    by Thomas Mann

  10. 11.

  11. 12.
    To the Lighthouse (Oxford World's Classics)
    by Virginia Woolf

  12. 13.
    Gypsy Ballads
    by Federico Garcia Lorca

  13. 14.
    Native Son (Perennial Classics)
    by Richard Wright

  14. 15.
    The Portable Faulkner (Penguin Classics)
    by William Faulkner

  15. 17.
    Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts
    by Samuel Beckett

  16. 18.
    Invisible Man
    by Ralph Ellison

  17. 19.
    Lolita
    by Vladimir Nabokov

  18. 20.
    Collected Fictions
    by Jorge Luis Borges

  19. 21.
    On the Road (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
    by Jack Kerouac

  20. 22.
    One Hundred Years of Solitude (Oprah's Book Club)
    by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

  21. 23.
    Portnoy's Complaint
    by Philip Roth

  22. 24.
    Song of Solomon
    by Toni Morrison

  23. 25.
    The Life of the Bee
    by Maurice Maeterlinck

  24. 26.
    Marie Curie, Radioactivity

  25. 29.
    A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation
    by Aldo Leopold

  26. 30.

  27. 31.
    Silent Spring
    by Rachel Carson

  28. 33.
    The Diversity of Life (Questions of Science)
    by Edward O. Wilson

  29. 34.
    The battle with the slum
    by Jacob A. 1849-1914 Riis

  30. 35.
    The Souls of Black Folk
    by W.E.B. Du Bois

  31. 36.
    The Jungle: Complete and Unabridged by Upton Sinclair
    by Upton Sinclair

  32. 37.
    20 Years at Hull-House
    by Jane Addams

  33. 38.
    The House On Henry Street
    by Lillian D. Wald

  34. 39.
    The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens (California Legacy Book)
    by Lincoln Steffens

  35. 40.
    1919: Volume Two of the U.S.A. Trilogy
    by John Dos Passos

  36. 41.
    The Grapes of Wrath
    by John Steinbeck

  37. 43.
    Strange Fruit
    by Lillian Smith

  38. 44.

  39. 45.
    The Fire Next Time
    by James Baldwin

  40. 46.
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    by Alex Haley

  41. 47.
    And the Band Played on
    by Randy Shilts

  42. 49.
    Lord Jim: A Tale
    by Joseph Conrad

  43. 50.
    Kim (Penguin Classics)
    by Rudyard Kipling

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