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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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