The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow

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The Adventures of Augie March (1953) is a novel by Saul Bellow. It centers on the eponymous character who grows up during the Great Depression. This picaresque novel is an example of bildungsroman, tracing the development of an individual through a series of encounters, occupations and relationships from boyhood to manhood.

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The 198th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 7th on For The Love of Books (For The Love of Books)
  2. - 36th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  3. - 81st on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  4. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  5. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  6. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  7. - The Dream of the Great American Novel (Book)
  8. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  9. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  10. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
  11. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)

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