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Great American Novels, Ranked from "Pretty Great, Actually" to "Meh"

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Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

I know it’s a classic. I get that. But I have done my absolute best to expunge Melville’s extraneous whale facts from my memory because, at the end of the day, I just do not want to be the kind of person who knows that much about whales.

Topics: Books
Tags: books we love, the scarlet letter, the great gatsby, the catcher in the rye, to kill a mockingbird, infinite jest, moby dick, funny lists, the grapes of wrath, freedom, tkam, absalom absalom, the mediocre gatsby

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