Archives: December 1998

Random House Modern Library Readers’ 100 Best Novels

In response to their list of 100 best novels, the Modern library let the readers respond with their favorite books. This list was derived from an online user poll conducted on the Modern Library web site from July 20 to October 20, 1998, during which 217,520 votes were cast. **Note from Steph: Consider the first

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Random House Modern Library’s 100 Best Novels

In 1998 the Modern Library, a division of Random House, New York, released this list of ‘the 100 best novels written in the English language and published since 1900.’ The jurors were Daniel J. Boorstin, A.S. Byatt, Christopher Cerf, Shelby Foote, Vartan Gregorian, Edmund Morris, John Richardson, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., William Styron, and Gore Vidal.

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Top 10 Things To Say About A Holiday Gift You Don’t Like

author unknown 10. Hey! There’s a gift. 9. Well, well, well… 8. Boy, if I had not recently shot up 4 sizes, that would’ve fit. 7. Perfect for wearing in the basement. 6. Gosh, I hope this never catches fire! 5. If the dog buries it, I’ll be furious! 4. I Love it, but I

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