(List of) Publishers Weekly’s Great American Novel Contenders


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#1 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
#2 The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
#3 Their Eyes Were Watching God
#4 The Catcher in the Rye
#5 To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
#6 Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
#7 Uncle Tom’s Cabin
#8 Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
#9 The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
#10 The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
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Publishers Weekly’s Great American Novel Contenders

RankItems
#1 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
#2 The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
#3 Their Eyes Were Watching God
#4 The Catcher in the Rye
#5 To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
#6 Moby Dick (Herman Melville)
#7 Uncle Tom’s Cabin
#8 Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
#9 The Jungle (Upton Sinclair)
#10 The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton)
#11 Gone With the Wind
#12 The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
#13 Native Son
#14 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
#15 All the King’s Men
#16 Invisible Man
#17 Fahrenheit 451
#18 Revolutionary Road
#19 A Wrinkle in Time
#20 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
#21 The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
#22 In Cold Blood
#23 The Stand
#24 A Confederacy of Dunces
#25 The Things They Carried (Tim O’Brien)
#26 The Scarlet Letter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
#27 The Portrait of a Lady
#28 Sister Carrie
#29 The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
#30 My Antonia
#31 Main Street
#32 The Sun Also Rises
#33 The Sound and the Fury
#34 The Big Sleep
#35 The Naked and the Dead
#36 Wise Blood
#37 Go Tell It on the Mountain (James Baldwin)
#38 The Adventures of Augie March
#39 The Naked Lunch
#40 Rabbit, Run (John Updike)
#41 Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
#42 Play It as It Lays (Joan Didion)
#43 Angle of Repose
#44 Gravity’s Rainbow
#45 Ragtime (E.L. Doctorow)
#46 Sophie’s Choice
#47 Housekeeping
#48 Blood Meridian
#49 White Noise
#50 The Sportswriter
#51 Beloved, by Toni Morrison
#52 A Prayer for Owen Meany
#53 Infinite Jest
#54 American Pastoral
#55 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
#56 The Known World
#57 The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
#58 On the Road
#59 Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
#60 The Moviegoer