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Everyone Lies About Reading These 20 Books — How Many Have You Actually Read?

Sorry, reading Sparknotes doesn't ~technically~ count as reading the book.

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These are 20 books that people commonly lie about reading. Now's the time to be honest, y'all — which of these have you actually read and which ones did you hastily google right before English class? Sorry, but reading Sparknotes or watching the movie doesn't ~technically~ count as having read the book. Let's see how your answers compare to everyone else's!

  1. Have you actually read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald?

    Scribner
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  1. Have you read To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee?

    Harper Perennial Modern Classics
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  1. Have you read Frankenstein by Mary Shelley?

    Penguin Classics
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  1. Have you read Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare?

    Simon Schuster
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  1. Have you really, truly read The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger?

    Back Bay Books
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  1. Have you actually read Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen?

    Bantam Classic
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  1. Have you really read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott?

    Signet Classics
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  1. Have you read Moby-Dick or, the Whale by Herman Melville?

    Penguin Classics
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  1. Have you truly, genuinely read the Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë?

    Penguin
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  1. Have you actually read The Odyssey by Homer?

    Penguin Classics
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  1. Have you really read The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton?

    Puffin Books
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  1. Did you genuinely read Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck?

    Penguin Books
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  1. Have you actually read Animal Farm by George Orwell?

    Signet Classics
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  1. Have you really read Lord of the Flies by William Golding?

    Penguin Books
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  1. Have you actually read Macbeth by William Shakespeare?

    Simon Schuster
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  1. Have you read The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne?

    Penguin Books
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  1. Have you read The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway?

    Scribner
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  1. Have you read 1984 by George Orwell?

    Signet Classics
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  1. And finally, have you actually read The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain?

    Penguin Classics
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