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Grade:  C+ (Sorted by Author's last name)

The Black Dudley Murder (1929) - Margery Allingham (05/20/1904-06/30/1966)  (Grade:C+)

The Handmaid's Tale (1986) - Margaret Atwood (1939-)  (Grade:C+)

The Windup Girl (2009) - Paolo Tadini Bacigalupi (08/06/1972-)  (Grade:C+)

The Last River : The Tragic Race for Shangri-La (2000) - Todd Balf (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Librarian (2004) - Larry Beinhart (-)  (Grade:C+)

They Shall Have Stars (aka : Year 2018!) [Part One of Cities in Flight] (1957) - James Blish (1921-1975)  (Grade:C+)

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum : Or How Violence Develops and Where It Can Lead (1974) - Heinrich Boll (1917-1985)  (Grade:C+)

Hotel Du Lac (1984) - Anita Brookner (1928-)  (Grade:C+)

Tobacco Road (1932) - Erskine Caldwell (1903-1987)  (Grade:C+)

The Stranger (1946) - Albert Camus (1913-1960)  (Grade:C+)

The Alienist (1994) - Caleb Carr (1955-)  (Grade:C+)

Gold: Being the Marvelous History of General John Augustus Sutter (1925) - Blaise Cendrars (1887-1961)  (Grade:C+)

The Stories of John Cheever (1975) - John Cheever (1912-1982)  (Grade:C+)

Silent Coup: The Removal of a President (1991) - Len Colodny (-)  (Grade:C+)

Sacred Hoops : Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior (1995) - Hugh Delehanty (-)  (Grade:C+)

Underworld () - Don DeLillo (-)  (Grade:C+)

Great Books: My Adventures With Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World (1996) - David Denby (-)  (Grade:C+)

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (1997) - Jared Diamond (1937-)  (Grade:C+)

Welcome to Hard Times (1960) - E.L. Doctorow (1931-)  (Grade:C+)

Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War (1898) - Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936)  (Grade:C+)

Six Degrees of Paris Hilton: Inside the Sex Tapes, Scandals, and Shakedowns of the New Hollywood (2009) - Marc Ebner (1959-)  (Grade:C+)

Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-Minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers (2001) - David Edmonds (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Rage and The Pride (2002) - Oriana Fallaci (06/19/1930-)  (Grade:C+)

Spartacus (1951) - Howard Fast (11/11/1914-03/12/2003)  (Grade:C+)

White Oleander (1999) - Janet Fitch (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Old Gringo (1985) - Carlos Fuentes (1928-)  (Grade:C+)

The Beach (1997) - Alex Garland (1970-)  (Grade:C+)

The Best American Sports Writing : 2000 (2000) - Rick Geary (-)  (Grade:C+)

Silent Coup: The Removal of a President (1991) - Robert Gettlin (-)  (Grade:C+)

Neuromancer (1984) - William Gibson (1948-)  (Grade:C+)

The Tipping Point : How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000) - Malcolm Gladwell (09/03/1963-)  (Grade:C+)

Outliers: The Story of Success (2008) - Malcolm Gladwell (09/03/1963-)  (Grade:C+)

Crime Partners (1971) - Donald Goines (1937-1974)  (Grade:C+)

Carter Beats the Devil (2001) - Glen David Gold (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Spire (1964) - William Golding (1911-1993)  (Grade:C+)

No Ordinary Time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : The Home Front in World War II (1994) - Doris Kearns Goodwin (1943-)  (Grade:C+)

The Celebrant (1983) - Eric Rolfe Greenberg (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1969) - Sam Greenlee (-)  (Grade:C+)

A Girl's Guide to Modern European Philosophy (2007) - Charlotte Greig (1954-)  (Grade:C+)

A Mathematician's Apology (1940) - G. H. Hardy (1877-1947)  (Grade:C+)

A Discovery of Witches (2010) - Deborah E. Harkness (1965-)  (Grade:C+)

A Civil Action (1995) - Jonathan Harr (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Victim of Prejudice (1799) - Mary Hays (1759-1843)  (Grade:C+)

Paco's Story (1986) - Larry Heinemann (1944-)  (Grade:C+)

Zen in the Art of Archery (1953) - Eugen Herrigel (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Unit (2009) - Ninni Holmqvist (1958-)  (Grade:C+)

The Fever Trail: In Search of the Cure for Malaria (2001) - Mark Honigsbaum (-)  (Grade:C+)

Peer Gynt (1867) - Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)  (Grade:C+)

Sacred Hoops : Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior (1995) - Phil Jackson (-)  (Grade:C+)

Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days (1995) - Jerry B. Jenkins (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Complete Perfectionist: A Poetics of Work (1997) - Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958)  (Grade:C+)

If It Ain't Got That Swing: The Rebirth of Grown-Up Culture (2000) - Mark Gauvreau Judge (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Metamorphosis; and other stories (1915) - Franz Kafka (1883-1924)  (Grade:C+)

The Last Temptation of Christ (1960) - Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957)  (Grade:C+)

The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000 (1987) - Paul Kennedy (1945-)  (Grade:C+)

Pet Sematary (1983) - Stephen King (1947-)  (Grade:C+)

Making Hay (1997) - Verlyn Klinkenborg (-)  (Grade:C+)

A Separate Peace (1960) - John Knowles (1926-)  (Grade:C+)

Two-Part Invention : The Story of a Marriage (1988) - Madeleine L'Engle (1918-)  (Grade:C+)

Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days (1995) - Tim LaHaye (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Walls of Jericho (1997) - Jon Land (-)  (Grade:C+)

How to Spend $50 Billion to Make the World a Better Place (2006) - Bjorn Lomborg (01/06/1965-)  (Grade:C+)

Nightmare in Pink (1964) - John D. MacDonald (1916-1986)  (Grade:C+)

Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation (2009) - Gregory Maguire (06/09/1954-)  (Grade:C+)

Palace of Desire: Book II of the Cairo Trilogy (1957) - Naguib Mahfouz (1911-)  (Grade:C+)

Dreams of My Russian Summers (1995) - Andrei Makine (1957-)  (Grade:C+)

The Moon and Sixpence (1919) - W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)  (Grade:C+)

The Glass Room (2009) - Simon Mawer (1948-)  (Grade:C+)

How to Hack a Party Line: the Democrats and Silicon Valley (2001) - Sara Miles (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Red House Mystery (1922) - A.A. Milne (1882-1956)  (Grade:C+)

Becoming Madame Mao (2000) - Anchee Min (01/14/1957-)  (Grade:C+)

The Blood of the Covenant : A Novel of the Vampiric (1995) - Brent Monahan (-)  (Grade:C+)

A Book of Five Rings (1645) - Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645)  (Grade:C+)

Vital Signs : Music, Movies and Other Manias (1998) - Ian Penman (1959-)  (Grade:C+)

The Moviegoer (1961) - Walker Percy (1916-1990)  (Grade:C+)

The War in 2020 (1991) - Ralph Peters (1952-)  (Grade:C+)

A Time of War (1990) - Michael Peterson (-)  (Grade:C+)

Six Characters in Search of an Author (1921) - Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936)  (Grade:C+)

Joe and Me: An Education in Fishing and Friendship (1997) - James Prosek (1975-)  (Grade:C+)

The End of Time?: The Provocation of Talking about God (1999) - Joseph Aloysius Ratzinger (04/16/1927-)  (Grade:C+)

Airing Dirty Laundry (1993) - Ishmael Reed (1938-)  (Grade:C+)

Torture and Democracy (2007) - Darius Rejali (-)  (Grade:C+)

Dreaming Jungles [Les Jungles Pensives] (1985) - Michel Rio (-)  (Grade:C+)

Selected Poems of Edward Arlington Robinson () - Edwin Arlington Robinson (12/22/1869-04/05/1935)  (Grade:C+)

The Scalpel and the Butterfly : The War Between Animal Research and Animal Protection (2000) - Deborah Rudacille (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Night Crew (1997) - John Sandford (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Death and Life of Dith Pran (1980) - Sydney H. Schanberg (1934-)  (Grade:C+)

A Choice Not an Echo (1964) - Phyllis Schlafly (08/15/1924-)  (Grade:C+)

The 10 Commandments : The Significance of God's Laws in Everyday Life (1998) - Dr. Laura Schlessinger (1947-)  (Grade:C+)

The Weight of Water (1996) - Anita Shreve (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy (2009) - Bill Simmons (09/25/1969-)  (Grade:C+)

A Simple Plan (1993) - Scott Smith (-)  (Grade:C+)

Nightwing (1977) - Martin Cruz Smith (-)  (Grade:C+)

Men in Black (1995) - Scott Spencer (-)  (Grade:C+)

I, the Jury (1947) - Mickey Spillane (1918-)  (Grade:C+)

The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America (1990) - Shelby Steele (1946-)  (Grade:C+)

All Too Human : A Political Education (1999) - George Stephanopoulos (1961-)  (Grade:C+)

The Triumph of Politics: Why The Reagan Revolution Failed (1986) - David Stockman (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Confessions of Nat Turner (1967) - William Styron (1925-)  (Grade:C+)

The Fathers (1938) - Allen Tate (1899-1979)  (Grade:C+)

A Test of Wills (1996) - Charles Todd (-)  (Grade:C+)

Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer's First Case: United States V Oliver North (1991) - Jeffrey Toobin (-)  (Grade:C+)

The 10 Commandments : The Significance of God's Laws in Everyday Life (1998) - Rabbi Stewart Vogel (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Unborn : The Life and Teachings of Zen Master Bankei 1622-1693 (2000) - Norman Waddell (-)  (Grade:C+)

Bulow Hammock : Mind in a Forest (1988) - David Rains Wallace (-)  (Grade:C+)

The Sculptress (1993) - Minette Walters (-)  (Grade:C+)

The House of Mirth (1905) - Edith Wharton (1862-1937)  (Grade:C+)

Five Cities that Ruled the World: How Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York Shaped Global History (2009) - Douglas Wilson (06/18/1953-)  (Grade:C+)

An Incomplete Revenge: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (2008) - Jacqueline Winspear (-)  (Grade:C+)

A Room of One's Own (1929) - Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)  (Grade:C+)

Native Son (1940) - Richard Wright (1908-1960)  (Grade:C+)

Memoirs of Hadrian (1951) - Marguerite Yourcenar (June 1903-1987)  (Grade:C+)

Panama (1995) - Eric Zencey (-)  (Grade:C+)