Twenty-First-Century Literature

After 2000 CE
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2001
True History of the Kelly Gang
Peter Carey
Australia
Novel
 
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
Alice Munro
Canada
Stories
 
Clara Callan
Richard B. Wright
Canada
Novel
 
American Gods
Neil Gaiman
England
Novel
 
Austerlitz
W.G. Sebald
Germany
Novel
 
The Corrections
Jonathan Franzen
USA
Novel
 
Atonement
Ian McEwan
USA
Novel
 
Pastoralia
George Saunders
USA
Stories
2002
Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Canada
Novel
 
The Story of Lucy Gault
Ireland
Novel
 
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Dave Eggers
USA
Memoir
 
Middlesex
Jeffrey Eugenides
USA
Novel
2003
Vernon God Little
DBC Pierre
USA
Novel
 
The Fortress of Solitude
Jonathan Lethem
USA
Novel
2004
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Roberto Bolaño
Chile
Novel
 
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Emgland
Novel
2005
Never Let Me Go
Kazuo Ishiguro
England
Novel
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Stieg Larsson
Sweden
Novel
 
The History of Love
Nicole Krauss
USA
Novel
2006
The Road
Cormac McCarthy
USA
Novel
2007
The Great Man
Kate Christenson
USA
Novel
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon
USA
Novel
 
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Díaz
USA
Novel
2009
Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel
England
Novel
2010
Freedom
Jonathan Franzen
USA
Novel

 
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The Corrections
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Life of Pi
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Atonement
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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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The Handmaid's Tale
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Ender's Game
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