Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyWar and Peace by Leo TolstoyThe Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo TolstoyThe Kreutzer Sonata by Leo TolstoyResurrection by Leo Tolstoy
The Best of Tolstoy
4th out of 19 books — 414 voters
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyAnna Karenina by Leo TolstoyThe Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail BulgakovWar and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Best Russian Literature
36th out of 349 books — 1,372 voters

Animal Farm by George OrwellOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckThe Old Man and the Sea by Ernest HemingwayThe Stranger by Albert CamusThe Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
World's Greatest Novellas
57th out of 392 books — 801 voters
Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyMadame Bovary by Gustave FlaubertWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Unhappy Marriages
37th out of 255 books — 201 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeAlice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
Best Books of the 19th Century
250th out of 589 books — 3,277 voters
The Stranger by Albert CamusSiddhartha by Hermann Hesse1984 by George OrwellThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryCrime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Best Philosophical Literature
177th out of 532 books — 1,571 voters

Bel Canto by Ann PatchettAmadeus by Peter ShafferDoctor Faustus by Thomas MannAn Equal Music by Vikram SethThe Kreutzer Sonata by Leo Tolstoy
Classical Music themes in Fiction
5th out of 86 books — 46 voters
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayBetrayed by P.C. CastThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonTorment by Lauren KateUntamed by P.C. Cast
With Their Backs to the Reader
41st out of 632 books — 205 voters

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeSwann's Way by Marcel ProustThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradThe Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Belle Époque
121st out of 315 books — 100 voters
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail BulgakovCrime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Best Foreign Language (non English) Book
145th out of 480 books — 294 voters

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsRobert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition by Germano CelantTropic of Cancer by Henry MillerKushiel's Dart by Jacqueline CareyYour Name Written on Water by Irene Gonzalez Frei
Nudes
13th out of 207 books — 34 voters
Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëThe Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne BrontëThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasBuddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Families of Writers
45th out of 252 books — 30 voters

Fortune Calling by Hunter S. JonesHigh Fidelity by Nick HornbyThe Phantom of the Opera by Gaston LerouxBel Canto by Ann PatchettA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Musical Fiction
14th out of 151 books — 122 voters
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran FoerThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Most Poetic Book Titles
264th out of 859 books — 486 voters

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyAnna Karenina by Leo TolstoyThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail BulgakovThe Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor DostoyevskyWar and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
MUST READ RUSSIAN CLASSICS
39th out of 98 books — 77 voters
City of Bones by Cassandra ClareCity of Ashes by Cassandra ClareCity of Glass by Cassandra ClareThe Summoning by Kelley ArmstrongWicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
Dude, Where's My Forehead?
255th out of 858 books — 623 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
3362nd out of 12,023 books — 59,334 voters

Dakota Blues by Lynne M. SpreenThe Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom WolfeA Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsCat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams1984 by George Orwell
Midlife Crisis Novels
61st out of 143 books — 80 voters
High Fidelity by Nick HornbyNick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel CohnNo One Here Gets Out Alive by Danny SugarmanThe Phantom of the Opera by Gaston LerouxLove is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
Best Music Books
56th out of 208 books — 78 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenBreaking Dawn by Stephenie MeyerEnder's Game by Orson Scott Card1984 by George Orwell
Best Ending
387th out of 984 books — 1,721 voters
Held Hostage by Bonnie McKeatingOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyNotes from Underground by Fyodor DostoyevskyHamlet by William ShakespeareCatch-22 by Joseph Heller
Men and Mental Illness
34th out of 108 books — 44 voters

The Origin of Species by Charles DarwinHoly Bible by AnonymousThe Quran by AnonymousThe Communist Manifesto by Karl MarxThe Republic by Plato
The Most Influential Books in History
476th out of 746 books — 2,629 voters
Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyWar and Peace by Leo TolstoyCancer Ward by Aleksandr SolzhenitsynTropic of Capricorn by Henry MillerTropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
When the Moon Is in the Seventh House ...
7th out of 46 books — 13 voters

Of Mice and Men by John SteinbeckTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckAnimal Farm by George OrwellThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Forbidden books (now often considered classics)
46th out of 115 books — 26 voters
Harry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTwilight by Stephenie MeyerTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Read Them Twice...At Least
1172nd out of 3,920 books — 3,974 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë1984 by George OrwellThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasFrankenstein by Mary Shelley
Classics Library
254th out of 352 books — 450 voters
Of Mice and Men by John SteinbeckCannery Row by John SteinbeckSiddhartha by Hermann HesseAnimal Farm by George OrwellThe Art of War by Sun Tzu
reddit's book list of short classics
21st out of 43 books — 1 voter

Life of Pi by Yann MartelThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathEugene Onegin by Alexander PushkinThe Stone Diaries by Carol ShieldsThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Ambrose University College's Must-Read List, Part Two
57th out of 81 books — 3 voters
Swann's Way by Marcel ProustKing Lear by William ShakespeareOedipus Rex by SophoclesThe Song of Roland by AnonymousDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Books To Read (For Writers)
27th out of 98 books — 3 voters

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