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 376 books — 1,443 voters

Animal Farm by George OrwellOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckThe Old Man and the Sea by Ernest HemingwayThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaThe Stranger by Albert Camus
World's Greatest Novellas
53rd out of 390 books — 859 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
230th out of 669 books — 3,631 voters

Bel Canto by Ann PatchettDoctor Faustus by Thomas MannAmadeus by Peter ShafferThe Kreutzer Sonata by Leo TolstoyAn Equal Music by Vikram Seth
Classical Music themes in Fiction
4th out of 99 books — 52 voters
Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyMadame Bovary by Gustave FlaubertWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëTess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Unhappy Marriages
37th out of 259 books — 206 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
184th out of 591 books — 1,678 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
42nd out of 628 books — 211 voters

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeSwann's Way by Marcel ProustThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Belle Époque
121st out of 325 books — 105 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
149th out of 493 books — 298 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
44th out of 256 books — 29 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
14th out of 208 books — 36 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
40th out of 108 books — 84 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 913 books — 516 voters

Fortune Calling by Hunter S. JonesHigh Fidelity by Nick HornbyBel Canto by Ann PatchettA Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessThe Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
Musical Fiction
20th out of 158 books — 129 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
3384th out of 12,851 books — 63,531 voters

Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesTwilight by Stephenie MeyerBeautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëHush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
Male Characters You Would Run From If They Tried To Date You
111th out of 296 books — 459 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank1984 by George OrwellThe Road by Cormac McCarthyBridge to Terabithia by Katherine PatersonNight by Elie Wiesel
Most Depressing Book of all time
434th out of 774 books — 2,380 voters

Animal Farm by George OrwellTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck1984 by George Orwell
Forbidden books (now often considered classics)
46th out of 116 books — 29 voters
Dakota Blues by Lynne M. SpreenA Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsThe Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom WolfeCat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee WilliamsLolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Midlife Crisis Novels
68th out of 144 books — 90 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
398th out of 979 books — 1,761 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
35th out of 109 books — 47 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
252nd out of 353 books — 452 voters
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel CohnNo One Here Gets Out Alive by Danny SugermanHigh Fidelity by Nick HornbyThe Phantom of the Opera by Gaston LerouxLove is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
Best Music Books
58th out of 215 books — 83 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
483rd out of 810 books — 2,746 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
1238th out of 4,135 books — 4,096 voters

Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyWar and Peace by Leo TolstoyCancer Ward by Aleksandr SolzhenitsynTropic of Cancer by Henry MillerTropic of Capricorn by Henry Miller
When the Moon Is in the Seventh House ...
7th out of 46 books — 13 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?
257th out of 864 books — 626 voters

Swann's Way by Marcel ProustKing Lear by William ShakespeareTwisted Tears by Stan TaylorOedipus Rex by SophoclesThe Song of Roland by Anonymous
Books To Read (For Writers)
29th out of 100 books — 4 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
1143rd out of 1,315 books — 3,574 voters

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