John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson
Best Non-fiction American History Books
3rd out of 1,235 books — 1,707 voters
John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
Best History Books
3rd out of 1,825 books — 1,852 voters

Steve Jobs by Walter IsaacsonUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandEinstein by Walter IsaacsonInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerJohn Adams by David McCullough
Best Biographies
7th out of 752 books — 1,938 voters
The Killer Angels by Michael ShaaraGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonCold Mountain by Charles FrazierThe Civil War by Shelby Foote
Best Civil War Books
6th out of 624 books — 694 voters

John Adams by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinWashington by Ron ChernowTruman by David McCulloughThe Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Best Presidential Biographies
2nd out of 185 books — 312 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank1984 by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
250th out of 6,951 books — 8,672 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
Best Books of the Decade: 2000s
233rd out of 5,619 books — 25,918 voters
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Best Books of the 21st Century
184th out of 7,363 books — 18,154 voters

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)
92nd out of 3,933 books — 5,803 voters
The Constitution of the United States of America by The Founding FathersThe Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the U... by Founding FathersThe Federalist Papers by Alexander HamiltonA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnGreen Illusions by Ozzie Zehner
Best Books to Become an Informed Voter
18th out of 725 books — 958 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsNight by Elie WieselAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Best Memoir / Biography / Autobiography
68th out of 3,395 books — 3,913 voters
Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinLincoln by David Herbert DonaldManhunt by James L. SwansonLincoln by Gore VidalAbraham Lincoln by Seth Grahame-Smith
Best Books About Abraham Lincoln
1st out of 55 books — 78 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonUndaunted Courage by Stephen E. AmbroseThe Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
Best Books About Nineteenth Century History
2nd out of 322 books — 171 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselBeing and Time by Martin HeideggerHiroshima by John HerseyThe Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
Must Read Non-Fiction
67th out of 1,618 books — 1,877 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
8th out of 429 books — 373 voters
John Adams by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinWashington by Ron ChernowAlexander Hamilton by Ron ChernowTruman by David McCullough
The Best American Historical Biographies of All Time
2nd out of 123 books — 92 voters

John Adams by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinTheodore Rex by Edmund MorrisTruman by David McCulloughThe Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Best books on USA president(s)
2nd out of 116 books — 82 voters
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerThe Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Everyone's Read It But Me
224th out of 607 books — 4,304 voters

Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Killer Angels by Michael ShaaraCold Mountain by Charles FrazierTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
American Civil War Books
4th out of 224 books — 168 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTwilight by Stephenie Meyer
Best Books Ever
2018th out of 44,122 books — 164,622 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselI Am Malala by Malala YousafzaiThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsUnbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
100 Biographies & Memoirs to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
48th out of 1,066 books — 1,042 voters
Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinWhat If? by Randall MunroeTenth of December by George SaundersExcellent Sheep by William DeresiewiczThis Changes Everything by Naomi Klein
Books Rec'd By The Colbert Report
1st out of 275 books — 119 voters

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasLes Misérables by Victor Hugo
Big Fat Books Worth the Effort
236th out of 1,428 books — 6,389 voters
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy Foster
Best 21st Century Non-Fiction
12th out of 389 books — 343 voters

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonTwilight by Stephenie Meyer
Best Books of 2005
27th out of 542 books — 449 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilDuino Elegies by Rainer Maria RilkeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Books With a Goodreads Average Rating of 4.2 and Above
59th out of 760 books — 445 voters

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling1776 by David McCulloughKafka on the Shore by Haruki MurakamiNo Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2005
7th out of 100 books — 56 voters
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellAnna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The 800+ page Gorillaz
82nd out of 338 books — 431 voters

The Triumph of Improvisation by James Graham WilsonTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinTruman by David McCulloughJohn Adams by David McCulloughWashington by Ron Chernow
Positively Presidential
2nd out of 119 books — 33 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherMartin Heidegger by Rüdiger SafranskiAgainst the Flow by Peter AbbsConfessions by Jean-Jacques RousseauBeing and Time by Martin Heidegger
Non-fiction - Something for Everyone
41st out of 1,268 books — 510 voters

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