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?

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

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

You've read a bunch of these classics, but is your mind blown about all these books you didn't even know existed? (Ours is.) Go forth, and READ, young grasshopper, read until you can read no longer!

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Impressive! Your curiosity has obviously turned you into an avid reader. Now you have a few more books you need to meet! #themoreyouknow

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