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The Republic by PlatoThus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich NietzscheCritique of Pure Reason by Immanuel KantMeditations by Marcus AureliusBeing and Time by Martin Heidegger
Best Philosophy Book
30th out of 565 books — 699 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
871st out of 13,114 books — 64,551 voters

Republic by PlatoThe Prince by Niccolò MachiavelliThe Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. KuhnDiscourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy by René DescartesThe Order of Things by Michel Foucault
10th out of 157 books — 74 voters
The Iliad/The Odyssey by HomerThe Iliad by HomerThe Odyssey by HomerThe Histories by HerodotusThe History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
Best Books on Ancient Greek History and Literature
27th out of 130 books — 98 voters

The Republic by PlatoComplete Works by PlatoConversations of Socrates by XenophonSophist by PlatoParmenides by Plato
Ancient Greek Philosphy
10th out of 109 books — 29 voters

The Prophet by Kahlil GibranJonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard BachThe Book of Mirdad by Mikhail NaimyThe Book on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are by Alan W. WattsThus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
Osho – "Books I Have Loved"
83rd out of 111 books — 60 voters
Illuminations by Walter BenjaminThe Western Canon by Harold BloomAspects of the Novel by E.M. ForsterThe Art of Fiction by David LodgeExistentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre by Walter Kaufmann
Works of Literary Criticism
7th out of 95 books — 26 voters

Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Odyssey by HomerThe Complete Works by William Shakespeare1984 by George Orwell
Clifton Fadiman's Lifetime Reading Plan
89th out of 210 books — 77 voters

The Odyssey by HomerThe Iliad by HomerThe Epic of Gilgamesh by AnonymousThe Histories by HerodotusThe Aeneid by Virgil
Best Books of the Ancient World
55th out of 130 books — 92 voters
War and Peace by Leo TolstoyThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
I Should Probably Read This Sometime...
1237th out of 1,375 books — 3,014 voters

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleWaiting for Godot by Samuel BeckettMadame Bovary by Gustave FlaubertInvisible Man by Ralph EllisonThe Odyssey by Homer
GRE Reading List
52nd out of 165 books — 11 voters
Theatre of the Oppressed by Augusto BoalThe Theater and Its Double by Antonin ArtaudPerformance Theory by Richard SchechnerThe Empty Space by Peter BrookBrecht on Theatre by Bertolt Brecht
Performance & Theatre Theory
8th out of 25 books — 19 voters

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldHamlet by William ShakespearePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenMacbeth by William ShakespeareThe Odyssey by Homer
Best Books From Before 1950
218th out of 459 books — 85 voters
Animal Farm by George OrwellThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Quick Reads
218th out of 581 books — 473 voters

Macbeth by William ShakespeareThe Divine Comedy by Dante AlighieriThe Iliad/The Odyssey by HomerThe Oedipus Cycle by SophoclesWorks of Geoffrey Chaucer.  The Canterbury Tales/Troilus and ... by Geoffrey Chaucer
St. John's College Reading List (Freshmen to Juniors)
41st out of 100 books — 7 voters
Children of the Sun by Alfred W. CrosbyThe Origins of Political Order by Francis FukuyamaCarnage and Culture by Victor Davis HansonWhy Nations Fail by Daron AcemoğluWhy the West Rules—for Now by Ian Morris
Books Mentioned in the youtube serries Crash Course
25th out of 55 books — 2 voters

If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. SeussBlood of Dragons by Robin HobbSpider and the Fly by Mary HowittI Wish That I Had Duck Feet by Dr. SeussExtra Yarn by Mac Barnett
Books with 5,001 - 10,000 Ratings
34th out of 167 books — 7 voters
Messenger Poems by KālidāsaThe Aeneid by VirgilPoetics by AristotleThe Epic of Gilgamesh by AnonymousThe Pancatantra by Visnu Sarma
Ancient Literature
3rd out of 11 books — 2 voters

Letters of John Keats by John KeatsPoetics by AristotleThe Republic by PlatoSatires, Epistles and Ars Poetica by HoracePoets in a Landscape by Gilbert Highet
Ars Poetica
2nd out of 24 books — 2 voters
The Teachings of Don Juan by Carlos CastanedaJourney to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand CélinePoetics by AristotleThe Will to Power by Friedrich NietzscheThe Theater and Its Double by Antonin Artaud
Jim Morrison's Bookshelf
3rd out of 64 books — 3 voters

The Chicago Manual of Style by University of Chicago PressEats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne TrussThe Associated Press Stylebook 2013 by Associated PressGarner's Modern American Usage by Bryan A. GarnerA Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Disserta... by Kate L. Turabian
Books about Writing Style
15th out of 35 books — 3 voters
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William ShakespeareWaiting for Godot by Samuel BeckettRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom StoppardAgamemnon by AeschylusAntigone / Oedipus the King / Electra by Sophocles
The Well Educated Mind Plays/Drama Genre
8th out of 27 books — 3 voters

The Iliad by HomerThe Odyssey by HomerThe Oedipus Cycle by SophoclesThe Republic by PlatoThe Aeneid by Virgil
Classical World Reading List
62nd out of 74 books — 30 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenAlice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis CarrollMy Ántonia by Willa CatherThe Awakening by Kate ChopinJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
The 100 Most-Often-Recommended Works
92nd out of 100 books — 5 voters

On Painting by Leon Battista AlbertiInteraction of Color by Josef AlbersThe Presocratics by Philip Ellis WheelwrightThe Histories by HerodotusThe Unknown Masterpiece; and, Gambara by Honoré de Balzac
Shimer's Great Book List
12th out of 102 books — 3 voters

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