Saying Goodbye to those teenage years

A Listmania! list by booksmart "short skirt long jacket" (Ireland)
 
The Catcher in the Rye
1.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
The list author says:
  "The most obvious? Yes. The most cliche? Definitely. The best? Ahem, sure, why not, read on."
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Ham On Rye
2.  Ham On Rye by Charles Bukowski
The list author says:
  "I blame Razorlight for my introduction to Bukowski (he's mentioned in "in the city")"
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The Bandini Quartet
3.  The Bandini Quartet by John Fante
The list author says:
  "Bukowski's God, and reason I wish I'd been a teenage boy"
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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.  1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (Penguin Modern Classics) by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "Orwell should simply be read at every stage in life"
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The Virgin Suicides
5.  The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "The new Catcher? Well no but an enjoyable read, one of the few I like with female protaganists (sort of)"
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The Poisonwood Bible
6.  The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The list author says:
  "One for the girls maybe but give it a go regardless"
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Bonjour Tristesse
7.  Bonjour Tristesse by Francoise Sagan
The list author says:
  "I have it on good authority that Cecile is HOT, and the French is easy enough if you fancy giving it a shot (this is the French version, careful!)"
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The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
8.  The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus
The list author says:
  "Similarly to Orwell, Camus should be read at every birthday but I have a feeling your attitude towards L'Etranger will change more than to 1984 (this is the English version, again French is accessible"
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The Bell Jar
9.  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "With Plath it comes the question: Poetry or Bell Jar? It's not really necessary to choose she shines throughout but naturally novel is preferable for casual reading"
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Drown
10.  Drown by Junot Diaz
The list author says:
  "Interesting and vibrant short stories from a promising author with a unique voice"
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