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
50th out of 1,520 books — 1,365 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
69th out of 1,010 books — 1,429 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonThe Professor and the Madman by Simon WinchesterSalt by Mark KurlanskyStiff by Mary RoachThe Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
Microhistories -- Sweeping Social Histories Of Just One Thing
95th out of 850 books — 1,308 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 265 books — 146 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 58 books — 25 voters

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainDeath on the Nile by Agatha ChristieHeart of Darkness by Joseph ConradThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark TwainA River Runs Through It and Other Stories by Norman Maclean
Rivers
64th out of 251 books — 74 voters
The World According to Garp by John IrvingA Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'EngleThe Stand by Stephen KingEye of the Needle by Ken FollettRumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer
Best Books of 1978
26th out of 80 books — 29 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
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?
219th out of 874 books — 390 voters

Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutMaster and Commander by Patrick O'BrianMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleTreasure Island by Robert Louis StevensonTwenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Nautical Tales
123rd out of 347 books — 213 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
9471st out of 34,579 books — 132,176 voters

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyWinnie-the-Pooh by A.A. MilneAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryVampire Academy by Richelle MeadMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville
Authors With A Last Name Starting With "M"
550th out of 703 books — 34 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...
3964th out of 5,247 books — 779 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)
1935th out of 2,877 books — 4,935 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
5229th out of 5,976 books — 39,695 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
25th out of 47 books — 10 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
2811th out of 5,630 books — 6,996 voters

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