The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Best Non-Fiction (non biography)
75th out of 3,286 books — 5,290 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
17th out of 950 books — 1,496 voters

Stiff by Mary RoachThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver SacksOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyFrankenstein by Mary Shelley
Medicine in Literature
24th out of 1,038 books — 1,302 voters
Stiff by Mary RoachEats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne TrussSalt by Mark KurlanskyThe Professor and the Madman by Simon WinchesterThe Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
You Read a Book about What?
6th out of 981 books — 453 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsBreaking Dawn by Stephenie MeyerThe Host by Stephenie MeyerThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferCity of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Best Books of 2008
119th out of 1,417 books — 6,824 voters
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingCosmos by Carl SaganThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Best Science Books - Non-Fiction Only
112th out of 904 books — 2,221 voters

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisBossypants by Tina FeyDress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David SedarisNaked by David SedarisRunning with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs
Humorous Memoirs and Non-Fiction
34th out of 439 books — 854 voters
Freakonomics by Steven D. LevittA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonStiff by Mary RoachBlink by Malcolm GladwellFast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
Interesting and Readable NonFiction
18th out of 458 books — 260 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Jezebel's Books All Women Should Read
151st out of 609 books — 1,138 voters
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. DickSomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray BradburyThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsPride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-SmithI Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
Best Book Titles
305th out of 2,334 books — 2,154 voters

Bonk by Mary RoachSex, Time, and Power by Leonard ShlainDr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation by Olivia JudsonDelusions of Gender by Cordelia FineCome as You Are by Emily Nagoski
Science and Sexuality
1st out of 20 books — 16 voters
House of Leaves by Mark Z. DanielewskiSloughing Off the Rot by Lance CarbuncleNaked Lunch by William S. BurroughsFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonThe Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Now That's REALLY Freakin' Weird...
47th out of 292 books — 387 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsWater for Elephants by Sara GruenCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Best Books in the Kindle Owner's Lending Library
37th out of 176 books — 228 voters
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsGood Omens by Terry PratchettLamb by Christopher MooreThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanA Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
Books that Make you Laugh
488th out of 2,320 books — 3,479 voters

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah BlumStiff by Mary RoachSpook by Mary RoachPacking for Mars by Mary Roach
Popular Science Books Written By Women
6th out of 59 books — 36 voters
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsGood Omens by Terry PratchettLamb by Christopher MooreThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanMe Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
Best Humorous Books
567th out of 2,970 books — 5,853 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
353rd out of 1,406 books — 1,506 voters
Night by Elie WieselHoles by Louis SacharSpeak by Laurie Halse AndersonCut by Patricia McCormickDune by Frank Herbert
Titles of Only One Syllable
65th out of 381 books — 113 voters

Stiff by Mary RoachThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootGulp by Mary RoachThe Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha MukherjeeMushroom Medicine by Brian A.  Jackson
Modern Medical Science - Nonfiction
6th out of 67 books — 42 voters
Phenomena by Susan TarrThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha MukherjeeThe American Plague by Molly Caldwell CrosbyBlood Work by Holly Tucker
Medical Microhistories
14th out of 59 books — 35 voters

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteIn the Garden of Beasts by Erik LarsonAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtUnbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
The Last 10 Nonfiction Books I Read
105th out of 818 books — 187 voters

We Got Zombies On The Lawn Again, Ma by Donnie  SmithThe Mayonnaise Affair by Frank LinnCandy Girl by Diablo CodyStiff by Mary RoachDoctor Who by Gary Russell
Pop My Culture
18th out of 121 books — 32 voters
1984 by George OrwellAnimal Farm by George OrwellBrave New World by Aldous HuxleyThe Stranger by Albert CamusWildalone by Krassi Zourkova
White as the Driven Snow
160th out of 944 books — 218 voters

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff KinneyDog Days by Jeff KinneyRodrick Rules by Jeff KinneyThe Last Straw by Jeff KinneyThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud
420th out of 1,430 books — 2,072 voters
Animal Models in Cardiovascular Research by David R.  GrossCosmos by Carl SaganPale Blue Dot by Carl SaganA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingThe Ancestor's Tale by Richard Dawkins
Science Writing
33rd out of 122 books — 88 voters

The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPhantom by Jo Nesbø
Student Leisure Reading at UNO
49th out of 172 books — 16 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Fairfax Fix by Dorothy May MercerJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Best Books Written By Women
162nd out of 811 books — 364 voters

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsCatch-22 by Joseph HellerLamb by Christopher MooreLife of a Loser - Wanted by Lou Zuhr
Best Humor Writing
170th out of 504 books — 569 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëWuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Hey, chicks can write, too!
146th out of 897 books — 232 voters

« previous 1 3
listopia home