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Top years in literature: 1950s

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Oct 21 2010
1 1950 in literature - The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury; The Bald Soprano - Eugène Ionesco; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe - C. S. Lewis 88
2 1958 in literature - Exodus - Leon Uris; Candy - Terry Southern; The Dharma Bums - Jack Kerouac; The Grass - Claude Simon; The Guide - R. K. Narayan 84
3 1953 in literature - Casino Royale - Ian Fleming - First James Bond novel; The Adventures of Augie March - Saul Bellow, Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451, Battle Cry - Leon Uris 80
4 1951 in literature - The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger; Memoirs of Hadrian - Marguerite Yourcenar 72
5 1955 in literature - Tunnel in the Sky – Robert A. Heinlein; Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov; The Return of the King - J. R. R. Tolkien 72
6 1952 in literature - Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett; Charlotte's Web - E. B. White; The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway 69
7 1957 in literature - On the Road - Jack Kerouac; Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand; Pnin - Vladimir Nabokov; Voss - Patrick White 67
8 1954 in literature - Lord of the Flies - William Golding; The Fellowship of the Ring - J. R. R. Tolkien; The Two Towers - J. R. R. Tolkien; The Doors of Perception - Aldous Huxley; Diaries of a Dying Man William Soutar 65
9 1956 in literature - Peyton Place - Grace Metalious; The Visit - Friedrich Dürrenmatt 64
10 1959 in literature - The Last of the Just - André Schwarz-Bart; The Magic Christian - Terry Southern; In the Labyrinth - Alain Robbe-Grillet; The Tin Drum - Günter Grass; Billiards at Half-past Nine - Heinrich Böll; Naked Lunch - William S. Burroughs 53


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