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

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  1. 1. How Many Of These Author's First Novels Have You Read?

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    Kurt Vonnegut -- "Player Piano"
    Kurt Vonnegut -- "Player Piano"
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    James Baldwin -- "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
    James Baldwin -- "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
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    William S. Burroughs -- "Junky"
    William S. Burroughs -- "Junky"
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    Elie Wiesel -- "Night"
    Elie Wiesel -- "Night"
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    Amy Tan - "The Joy Luck Club"
    Amy Tan - "The Joy Luck Club"
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    Douglas Coupland -- "Generation X"
    Douglas Coupland -- "Generation X"
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    William Gibson -- "Neuromancer"
    William Gibson -- "Neuromancer"
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    Douglas Adams -- "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy"
    Douglas Adams -- "The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy"
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    Stephen King -- "Carrie"
    Stephen King -- "Carrie"
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    Hunter S. Thompson -- "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
    Hunter S. Thompson -- "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"
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    Don DeLillo -- "Americana"
    Don DeLillo -- "Americana"
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    Harper Lee -- "To Kill a Mockingbird"
    Harper Lee -- "To Kill a Mockingbird"
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    Joseph Heller -- "Catch-22"
    Joseph Heller -- "Catch-22"
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    Ken Kesey -- "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
    Ken Kesey -- "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
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    Sylvia Plath -- "The Bell Jar"
    Sylvia Plath -- "The Bell Jar"
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    Thomas Pynchon -- "V."
    Thomas Pynchon -- "V."
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    Toni Morrison -- "The Bluest Eye"
    Toni Morrison -- "The Bluest Eye"
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    Jane Austen -- "Sense and Sensibility"
    Jane Austen -- "Sense and Sensibility"
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    Charles Dickens -- "The Pickwick Papers"
    Charles Dickens -- "The Pickwick Papers"
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald -- "This Side of Paradise"
    F. Scott Fitzgerald -- "This Side of Paradise"
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    J.R.R. Tolkien -- "The Hobbit"
    J.R.R. Tolkien -- "The Hobbit"
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    Raymond Chandler -- "The Big Sleep"
    Raymond Chandler -- "The Big Sleep"
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    Truman Capote -- "Other Voices, Other Rooms"
    Truman Capote -- "Other Voices, Other Rooms"
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    Alan Paton -- "Cry, the Beloved Country"
    Alan Paton -- "Cry, the Beloved Country"
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    Ray Bradbury -- "The Martian Chronicles"
    Ray Bradbury -- "The Martian Chronicles"
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    J.D. Salinger -- "The Catcher in the Rye"
    J.D. Salinger -- "The Catcher in the Rye"
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    Ralph Ellison -- "The Invisible Man"
    Ralph Ellison -- "The Invisible Man"
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    Gertrude Stein -- "Three Lives"
    Gertrude Stein -- "Three Lives"
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    Junot Diaz -- "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"
    Junot Diaz -- "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"
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    Khaled Hosseini -- "The Kite Runner"
    Khaled Hosseini -- "The Kite Runner"
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    Zadie Smith -- "White Teeth"
    Zadie Smith -- "White Teeth"
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    Jonathan Safran Foer -- "Everything is Illuminated"
    Jonathan Safran Foer -- "Everything is Illuminated"
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    Dave Eggers -- "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius"
    Dave Eggers -- "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius"
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    J.K. Rowling -- "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
    J.K. Rowling -- "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
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    Chuck Palahniuk -- "Fight Club"
    Chuck Palahniuk -- "Fight Club"
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    Jeffrey Eugenides -- "The Virgin Suicides"
    Jeffrey Eugenides -- "The Virgin Suicides"
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    Ernest Hemingway -- "The Sun Also Rises"
    Ernest Hemingway -- "The Sun Also Rises"
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    Mark Twain (co-written with Charles Dudley Warner) -- "The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today"
    Mark Twain (co-written with Charles Dudley Warner) -- "The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today"
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    James Joyce -- "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
    James Joyce -- "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
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    William Faulkner -- "Soldiers' Pay"
    William Faulkner -- "Soldiers' Pay"
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    Leo Tolstoy -- "Childhood"
    Leo Tolstoy -- "Childhood"
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    George Orwell -- "Burmese Days"
    George Orwell -- "Burmese Days"
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    John Steinbeck -- "Cup of Gold"
    John Steinbeck -- "Cup of Gold"
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    Nathaniel Hawthorne -- "Fanshawe"
    Nathaniel Hawthorne -- "Fanshawe"
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    Herman Melville -- "Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life"
    Herman Melville -- "Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life"
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    Alice Walker -- "The Third Life of Grange Copeland"
    Alice Walker -- "The Third Life of Grange Copeland"
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    S.E. Hinton -- "The Outsiders"
    S.E. Hinton -- "The Outsiders"
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    Jay McInerney -- "Bright Lights, Big City"
    Jay McInerney -- "Bright Lights, Big City"
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    Jack Kerouac -- "The Sea is My Brother"
    Jack Kerouac -- "The Sea is My Brother"
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    John Irving -- "Setting Free the Bears"
    John Irving -- "Setting Free the Bears"
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    Ayn Rand -- "We the Living"
    Ayn Rand -- "We the Living"
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    Jack London -- "A Daughter of the Snows"
    Jack London -- "A Daughter of the Snows"
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    Haruki Murakami -- "Hear the Wind Sing"
    Haruki Murakami -- "Hear the Wind Sing"
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    Graham Greene -- "The Man Within"
    Graham Greene -- "The Man Within"
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    Agatha Christie -- "The Mysterious Affair at Styles"
    Agatha Christie -- "The Mysterious Affair at Styles"
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    John Updike -- "The Poorhouse Fair"
    John Updike -- "The Poorhouse Fair"
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    Cormac McCarthy -- "The Orchard Keeper"
    Cormac McCarthy -- "The Orchard Keeper"
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    Bret Easton Ellis -- "Less Than Zero"
    Bret Easton Ellis -- "Less Than Zero"
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    David Foster Wallace -- "The Broom of the System"
    David Foster Wallace -- "The Broom of the System"
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    Jonathan Franzen -- "The Twenty-Seventh City"
    Jonathan Franzen -- "The Twenty-Seventh City"
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    Zora Neale Hurston -- "Jonah's Gourd Vine"
    Zora Neale Hurston -- "Jonah's Gourd Vine"
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    Roald Dahl -- "The Gremlins"
    Roald Dahl -- "The Gremlins"
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    Margaret Atwood -- "The Edible Woman"
    Margaret Atwood -- "The Edible Woman"
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    Tom Wolfe -- "The Bonfire of the Vanities"
    Tom Wolfe -- "The Bonfire of the Vanities"
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    Terry Pratchett -- "The Carpet People"
    Terry Pratchett -- "The Carpet People"
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    Ian Fleming -- "Casino Royale"
    Ian Fleming -- "Casino Royale"
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    Isabel Allende -- "The House of the Spirits"
    Isabel Allende -- "The House of the Spirits"
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    Vladimir Nabokov -- "Mary"
    Vladimir Nabokov -- "Mary"
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    Gabriel García Márquez -- "Leaf Storm"
    Gabriel García Márquez -- "Leaf Storm"
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    Salman Rushdie -- "Grimus"
    Salman Rushdie -- "Grimus"
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    Helen Fielding -- "Cause Celeb"
    Helen Fielding -- "Cause Celeb"
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    Virginia Woolf -- "The Voyage Out"
    Virginia Woolf -- "The Voyage Out"
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    Flannery O'Connor -- "Wise Blood"
    Flannery O'Connor -- "Wise Blood"
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    Jamaica Kincaid -- "Annie John"
    Jamaica Kincaid -- "Annie John"
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    Barbara Kingsolver -- "The Bean Trees"
    Barbara Kingsolver -- "The Bean Trees"
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    Willa Cather -- "Alexander's Bridge"
    Willa Cather -- "Alexander's Bridge"
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    Erica Jong -- "Fear of Flying"
    Erica Jong -- "Fear of Flying"
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    Suzanne Collins -- "Gregor the Overlander"
    Suzanne Collins -- "Gregor the Overlander"
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    Joyce Carol Oates -- "With Shuddering Fall"
    Joyce Carol Oates -- "With Shuddering Fall"
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    Ursula LeGuin -- "Rocannon's World"
    Ursula LeGuin -- "Rocannon's World"
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    Charlotte Brontë -- "Jane Eyre"
    Charlotte Brontë -- "Jane Eyre"
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