Jennifer Egan’s Top Ten Book List
1. The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing (1962).
2. The Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard (1980).
3. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton (1905).
4. Good Morning, Midnight by Jean Rhys (1939).
5. Middlemarch by George Eliot (1871–72).
6. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (1952).
7. Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne (1759–67).
8. Underworld by Don DeLillo (1997).
9. Germinal by Émile Zola (1884).
10. Don Juan by Lord Byron (1819).
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Heart Jenny Egan. Oh boy, more books that I need to read!