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Amazon Reveals ’100 Books to Read in a Lifetime’

amazon304Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen; Life After Life by Kate Atkinson; 1984 by George Orwell; Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth, and Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand are among Amazon’s list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime.

The book retailer released this list today, and it includes fiction, nonfiction, as well as children’s and YA books. The list was put together by Amazon Books’ editorial team. Follow this link to check out the list.

“With 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime, we set out to build a roadmap of a literary life without making it feel like a homework assignment,” stated Sara Nelson, Editorial Director of Print and Kindle Books at Amazon.com.

Books that didn’t make the list, but that editors wished were there included: Cadillac Desert by Marc Reisner; Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn; and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.

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