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
53rd out of 1,597 books — 1,495 voters
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 American History Books
72nd out of 1,050 books — 1,504 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
73rd out of 903 books — 1,449 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
18th out of 275 books — 152 voters

John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTruman by David McCulloughThe Great Bridge by David McCulloughThe Path Between the Seas by David McCullough
David McCullough
5th out of 8 books — 27 voters
The Great Bridge by David McCulloughCastle by David MacaulayBrunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingCathedral by David MacaulayThe Path Between the Seas by David McCullough
Narratives of Large Scale Engineering
5th out of 59 books — 26 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)
589th out of 3,200 books — 5,181 voters
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainBlood River by Tim ButcherDeath on the Nile by Agatha ChristieHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradLife on the Mississippi by Mark Twain
Rivers
67th out of 255 books — 90 voters

Stiff by Mary RoachEats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne TrussThe Professor and the Madman by Simon WinchesterSalt by Mark KurlanskyThe Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
You Read a Book about What?
172nd out of 1,012 books — 438 voters
The Stand by Stephen KingThe World According to Garp by John IrvingA Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'EngleEye of the Needle by Ken FollettRumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer
Best Books of 1978
26th out of 84 books — 31 voters

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyWinnie-the-Pooh by A.A. MilneAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleVampire Academy by Richelle Mead
Authors With A Last Name Starting With "M"
86th out of 810 books — 37 voters
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradGreat Expectations by Charles DickensThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark TwainDeath on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Row Your Boat
24th out of 105 books — 16 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
10129th out of 37,777 books — 142,936 voters
Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutTreasure Island by Robert Louis StevensonMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleMaster and Commander by Patrick O'BrianTwenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Nautical Tales
170th out of 412 books — 254 voters

Popol Vuh by AnonymousI, Rigoberta Menchú by Rigoberta MenchúWorking Hard, Drinking Hard by Adrienne PineOur Own Backyard by William M. LeograndeThe Massacre at El Mozote by Mark Danner
Central America - History / Culture
24th out of 46 books — 9 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Best Books of the 20th Century
5372nd out of 6,155 books — 41,339 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothCity of Bones by Cassandra Clare
What we've read so far in 2012...
3991st out of 5,273 books — 781 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
3023rd out of 5,939 books — 7,358 voters

Longitude by Dava SobelA Thread Across the Ocean by John Steele GordonThe Path Between the Seas by David McCulloughParting the Desert by Zachary KarabellBetween Genius And Genocide by Daniel Charles
Nonfiction Techno-Thrillers
3rd out of 14 books — 3 voters

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