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Along with classics, thousands of novels and nonfiction works have been eliminated from the Fairfax County collection after a new computer software program showed that no one had checked them out in at least 24 months.

Books on the Chopping Block in Fairfax

The following books have been weeded from the shelves of various branches of the Fairfax County Public Library system or haven't been checked out in 24 months and could be discarded.

The Works of Aristotle Aristotle

Sexual Politics Kate Millett
The Great Philosophers Karl Jaspers

Carry Me Home Diane McWhorter

William Faulkner (George Mason Regional)

The Mayor of Casterbridge
Thomas Hardy (George Mason Regional)

For Whom the Bell Tolls
Ernest Hemingway

Desolation Angels
Jack Kerouac

Doctor Zhivago
Boris Pasternak

Remembrance of Things Past
Marcel Proust

Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Maya Angelou

The Glass Menagerie
Tennessee Williams

Writings Gertrude Stein

Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte (

Doctor Faustus
Christopher Marlowe

Great Issues in American History
Richard Hofstadter

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Gertrude Stein

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Babylon Revisited: And other stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald

To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee

The Aeneid Virgil

The Mill on the Floss
George Eliot