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How Many Of These Authors’ First Novels Have You Read?

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  1. How Many Of These Author's First Novels Have You Read?
    1. 1 Kurt Vonnegut — “Player Piano”
    2. 2 James Baldwin — “Go Tell It on the Mountain”
    3. 3 William S. Burroughs — “Junky”
    1. 4 Elie Wiesel — “Night”
    2. 5 Amy Tan - “The Joy Luck Club”
    3. 6 Douglas Coupland — “Generation X”
    1. 7 William Gibson — “Neuromancer”
    2. 8 Douglas Adams — “The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy”
    3. 9 Stephen King — “Carrie”
    1. 10 Hunter S. Thompson — “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”
    2. 11 Don DeLillo — “Americana”
    3. 12 Harper Lee — “To Kill a Mockingbird”
    1. 13 Joseph Heller — “Catch-22”
    2. 14 Ken Kesey — “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
    3. 15 Sylvia Plath — “The Bell Jar”
    1. 16 Thomas Pynchon — “V.”
    2. 17 Toni Morrison — “The Bluest Eye”
    3. 18 Jane Austen — “Sense and Sensibility”
    1. 19 Charles Dickens — “The Pickwick Papers”
    2. 20 F. Scott Fitzgerald — “This Side of Paradise”
    3. 21 J.R.R. Tolkien — “The Hobbit”
    1. 22 Raymond Chandler — “The Big Sleep”
    2. 23 Truman Capote — “Other Voices, Other Rooms”
    3. 24 Alan Paton — “Cry, the Beloved Country”
    1. 25 Ray Bradbury — “The Martian Chronicles”
    2. 26 J.D. Salinger — “The Catcher in the Rye”
    3. 27 Ralph Ellison — “The Invisible Man”
    1. 28 Gertrude Stein — “Three Lives”
    2. 29 Junot Diaz — “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao”
    3. 30 Khaled Hosseini — “The Kite Runner”
    1. 31 Zadie Smith — “White Teeth”
    2. 32 Jonathan Safran Foer — “Everything is Illuminated”
    3. 33 Dave Eggers — “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius”
    1. 34 J.K. Rowling — “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
    2. 35 Chuck Palahniuk — “Fight Club”
    3. 36 Jeffrey Eugenides — “The Virgin Suicides”
    1. 37 Ernest Hemingway — “The Sun Also Rises”
    2. 38 Mark Twain (co-written with Charles Dudley Warner) — “The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today”
    3. 39 James Joyce — “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”
    1. 40 William Faulkner — “Soldiers’ Pay”
    2. 41 Leo Tolstoy — “Childhood”
    3. 42 George Orwell — “Burmese Days”
    1. 43 John Steinbeck — “Cup of Gold”
    2. 44 Nathaniel Hawthorne — “Fanshawe”
    3. 45 Herman Melville — “Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life”
    1. 46 Alice Walker — “The Third Life of Grange Copeland”
    2. 47 S.E. Hinton — “The Outsiders”
    3. 48 Jay McInerney — “Bright Lights, Big City”
    1. 49 Jack Kerouac — “The Sea is My Brother”
    2. 50 John Irving — “Setting Free the Bears”
    3. 51 Ayn Rand — “We the Living”
    1. 52 Jack London — “A Daughter of the Snows”
    2. 53 Haruki Murakami — “Hear the Wind Sing”
    3. 54 Graham Greene — “The Man Within”
    1. 55 Agatha Christie — “The Mysterious Affair at Styles”
    2. 56 John Updike — “The Poorhouse Fair”
    3. 57 Cormac McCarthy — “The Orchard Keeper”
    1. 58 Bret Easton Ellis — “Less Than Zero”
    2. 59 David Foster Wallace — “The Broom of the System”
    3. 60 Jonathan Franzen — “The Twenty-Seventh City”
    1. 61 Zora Neale Hurston — “Jonah’s Gourd Vine”
    2. 62 Roald Dahl — “The Gremlins”
    3. 63 Margaret Atwood — “The Edible Woman”
    1. 64 Tom Wolfe — “The Bonfire of the Vanities”
    2. 65 Terry Pratchett — “The Carpet People”
    3. 66 Ian Fleming — “Casino Royale”
    1. 67 Isabel Allende — “The House of the Spirits”
    2. 68 Vladimir Nabokov — “Mary”
    3. 69 Gabriel García Márquez — “Leaf Storm”
    1. 70 Salman Rushdie — “Grimus”
    2. 71 Helen Fielding — “Cause Celeb”
    3. 72 Virginia Woolf — “The Voyage Out”
    1. 73 Flannery O’Connor — “Wise Blood”
    2. 74 Jamaica Kincaid — “Annie John”
    3. 75 Barbara Kingsolver — “The Bean Trees”
    1. 76 Willa Cather — “Alexander’s Bridge”
    2. 77 Erica Jong — “Fear of Flying”
    3. 78 Suzanne Collins — “Gregor the Overlander”
    1. 79 Joyce Carol Oates — “With Shuddering Fall”
    2. 80 Ursula LeGuin — “Rocannon’s World”
    3. 81 Charlotte Brontë — “Jane Eyre”

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