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So here is a list of the favorites all on their own:

  1. Theodor W. Adorno: Minima Moralia: Reflections From Damaged Life
  2. Benedict Anderson: Imagined Communities
  3. Honore de Balzac: Eugenie Grandet
  4. Honore de Balzac: Father Goriot
  5. Honore de Balzac: Lost Illusions
  6. Anthony Bourdain: Les Halles Cookbook
  7. Karin Boye: Kallocain
  8. Italo Calvino: If On a Winter's Night a Traveller
  9. Peter Carey: Oscar and Lucinda
  10. Alejo Carpentier: Explosion in a Cathedral
  11. Michael Chabon: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
  12. David Chang: Momofuku
  13. Susanna Clarke: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
  14. Susanna Clarke: Piranesi
  15. Joseph Conrad: Nostromo
  16. Jim Crace: Arcadia
  17. Jim Crace: The Gift of Stones
  18. Charles Dickens: Bleak House
  19. Charles Dickens: David Copperfield
  20. Charles Dickens: Great Expectations
  21. Fyodor Dostoevsky: Crime and Punishment
  22. Fyodor Dostoevsky: The Brothers Karamazov
  23. Barbara Ehrenreich: Nickel and Dimed - On (Not) Getting By in America
  24. James Ellroy: The first LA quartet
  25. J. G. Farrell: The Empire Trilogy
  26. Mark Fisher: Capitalist Realism
  27. F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby
  28. Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary
  29. Neil Gaiman: American Gods
  30. G√ľnter Grass: The Tin Drum
  31. Knut Hamsun : Hunger
  32. Joseph Heller: Catch-22
  33. Mark Helprin: Winter's Tale
  34. Ernest Hemingway: A Moveable Feast
  35. Ernest Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises
  36. C L R James: The Black Jacobins
  37. Franz Kafka: The Castle
  38. Daniel Kehlmann: Tyll
  39. Jack Kerouac: On the Road
  40. Halldor Laxness: Iceland's Bell
  41. Jonathan Lethem: Fortress of Solitude
  42. Henning Mankell: The Wallander series
  43. Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall trilogy
  44. Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude
  45. Cormac McCarthy: Blood Meridian
  46. Patrick McGrath: Spider
  47. Elsa Morante: History
  48. Haruki Murakami: Norwegian Wood
  49. Michael Ondaatje: In the Skin of a Lion
  50. Nicholas Ostler: Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
  51. Jan Potocki: The Manuscript Found in Saragossa
  52. Ian Rankin: A Song for the Dark Times
  53. Ian Rankin: The Rebus books
  54. Philip Roth: American Pastoral
  55. J. D. Salinger: The Catcher in the Rye
  56. Donna Tartt: The Goldfinch
  57. E. P. Thompson: The Making of the English Working Class
  58. Leo Tolstoy: Anna Karenina
  59. Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace
  60. John Kennedy Toole: A Confederacy of Dunces
  61. John Williams: Stoner
  62. Carlos Ruiz Zafon: Cemetery of Forgotten Books 1-4