John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
Best History Books
25th out of 1,597 books — 1,495 voters
A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Histories by HerodotusJohn Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughThe Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
History as Literature
6th out of 387 books — 332 voters

The Trigger by Tim ButcherAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanBirdsong by Sebastian FaulksRegeneration by Pat Barker
The Great War
25th out of 325 books — 398 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Outsiders by S.E. HintonOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyCharlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald DahlA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Best Books of the Decade: 1960's
106th out of 642 books — 870 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonThe Ghost Map by Steven JohnsonThe Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
Best Books About Nineteenth Century History
16th out of 275 books — 152 voters
A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanEleanor of Aquitaine by Alison WeirMarie Antoinette by Antonia FraserCitizens by Simon SchamaReflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke
French History
7th out of 208 books — 56 voters

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeSwann's Way by Marcel ProustThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainAnna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Belle Époque
37th out of 327 books — 114 voters
The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonSalt by Mark KurlanskyThe Professor and the Madman by Simon WinchesterStiff by Mary RoachA Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
Microhistory: Social Histories of Just One Thing
119th out of 903 books — 1,449 voters

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom StoppardFantastic Voyage by Isaac AsimovFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesThe Proud Tower  by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
Best Books of 1966
4th out of 70 books — 41 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Proud Tower  by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe Magic Mountain by Thomas MannGeorge, Nicholas and Wilhelm by Miranda Carter
A Heady Brew
2nd out of 115 books — 22 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëMrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Great Women Authors
121st out of 719 books — 162 voters
The Trigger by Tim ButcherAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueBirdsong by Sebastian FaulksThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanRegeneration by Pat Barker
WW I books
13th out of 138 books — 93 voters

The Killer Angels by Michael ShaaraThe Proud Tower  by Barbara W. TuchmanBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonRichard Halliburton's Complete Book of Marvels by Richard HalliburtonVictorian London by Liza Picard
Year 4 of 4-Year History Reading Cycle
2nd out of 100 books — 6 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank1984 by George OrwellBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownNight by Elie WieselBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
My Country, the Enemy
51st out of 257 books — 249 voters

Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy ChevalierThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeThe Unknown Masterpiece by Honoré de BalzacThe Portrait of a Lady by Henry JamesThe Color Purple by Alice Walker
In a Painter's Studio
24th out of 115 books — 28 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenVanity Fair by William Makepeace ThackerayLook Back in Anger by John OsborneLust for Life by Irving StoneThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Seven Deadly Sins
6th out of 83 books — 14 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
2777th out of 13,726 books — 67,027 voters
Virginia Woolf by Hermione LeeTestament of Youth by Vera BrittainThe Pillow Book  of Sei Shonagon by Sei ShōnagonThe War That Ended Peace by Margaret MacMillanIran Awakening by Shirin Ebadi
Herstory
16th out of 180 books — 35 voters

John Adams by David McCulloughGhost on the Throne by James RommA Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanFounding Brothers by Joseph J. EllisDying Every Day by James Romm
History Books I Enjoy
6th out of 104 books — 13 voters

The Two Towers by J.R.R. TolkienBarchester Towers by Anthony TrollopeThe Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia A. McKillipThe Black Tower by P.D. JamesThe Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
Towers
15th out of 69 books — 19 voters
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Best 10 Books That You've Read
255th out of 703 books — 507 voters

A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanJohn Adams by David McCulloughNicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. MassieThe Histories by HerodotusThe Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The Big Non-fiction
32nd out of 186 books — 49 voters
Second Reading by Jonathan YardleyH.M. Pulham, Esq. by John P. MarquandThe Daughter of Time by Josephine TeyW.C. Fields by Robert Lewis TaylorThe Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
Jonathan Yardley's Second Readings
89th out of 99 books — 1 voter

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Complete Works by William ShakespeareTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Starship Book List
1265th out of 2,364 books — 146 voters
The Invention of Religion by Alexander DrakeIf I Should Die Before My Dog -- by Joe ConnollyThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittThe Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
favorite non-fiction
235th out of 295 books — 304 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankCatch-22 by Joseph HellerThe Complete Stories by Franz KafkaThe Chosen by Chaim PotokMan's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
The Best of Jewish Authors
221st out of 440 books — 110 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselUnder the Banner of Heaven by Jon KrakauerInto Thin Air by Jon KrakauerThe Invention of Religion by Alexander Drake
Must Read Non-Fiction
734th out of 1,398 books — 1,478 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeTwilight by Stephenie MeyerPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Books Ever
35573rd out of 37,797 books — 142,999 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Best Books by Female Authors
669th out of 781 books — 260 voters

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