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Have You Read At Least Half Of The Top 100 Books In America?

Because Penguin Random House is literally giving them away.

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Y'all, The Great American Read on PBS just put out their ~definitive list~ of America's 100 most-loved books.

Basically, they asked a bunch of people for their "most-loved novel." And in celebration, Penguin Random House (one of the big book publishers) is giving one person a copy of all 100 books! Here's where you enter the contest, which is open through August 31st. But before you do that...
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Basically, they asked a bunch of people for their "most-loved novel." And in celebration, Penguin Random House (one of the big book publishers) is giving one person a copy of all 100 books! Here's where you enter the contest, which is open through August 31st. But before you do that...

  1. Check off all the books you've read:
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    1984 by George Orwell
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    A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
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    A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
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    A Separate Peace by John Knowles
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    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
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    The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
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    Alex Cross Mysteries (Series) by James Patterson
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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
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    Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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    And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
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    Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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    Another Country by James Baldwin
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    Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
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    Beloved by Toni Morrison
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    Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
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    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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    The Call of the Wild by Jack London
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    Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
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    The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
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    Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
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    The Chronicles of Narnia (Series) by C.S. Lewis
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    The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel
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    The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah
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    The Color Purple by Alice Walker
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    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
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    Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
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    The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
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    Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
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    Doña Bárbára by Rómulo Gallegos
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    Dune by Frank Herbert
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    Fifty Shades of Grey (Series) by E.L. James
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    Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
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    Foundation (Series) by Isaac Asimov
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    Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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    Game of Thrones (Series) by George R. R. Martin
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    Ghost by Jason Reynolds
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    Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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    The Giver by Lois Lowry
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    The Godfather by Mario Puzo
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    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
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    Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
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    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
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    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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    Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
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    The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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    Harry Potter (Series) by J.K. Rowling
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    Hatchet (Series) by Gary Paulsen
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    Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
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    The Help by Kathryn Stockett
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    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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    The Hunger Games (Series) by Suzanne Collins
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    The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy
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    The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead
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    Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
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    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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    The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
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    Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
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    Left Behind (Series) by Tim LaHaye / Jerry B. Jenkins
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    The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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    Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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    Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
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    Looking for Alaska by John Green
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    The Lord of the Rings (Series) by J.R.R. Tolkien
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    The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
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    The Martian by Andy Weir
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    Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
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    Mind Invaders by Dave Hunt
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    Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
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    The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
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    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
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    Outlander (Series) by Diana Gabaldon
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    The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
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    The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
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    The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
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    The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
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    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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    Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
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    Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
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    The Shack by William P. Young
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    Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
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    The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
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    The Stand by Stephen King
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    The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
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    Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon
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    Tales of the City (Series) by Armistead Maupin
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    Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
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    Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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    This Present Darkness by Frank E. Peretti
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    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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    The Twilight Saga (Series) by Stephenie Meyer
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    War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
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    Watchers by Dean Koontz
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    The Wheel of Time (Series) by Robert Jordan / Brandon Sanderson
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    Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
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    White Teeth by Zadie Smith
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    Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
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