Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar NafisiInfidel by Ayaan Hirsi AliThe Complete Persepolis by Marjane SatrapiFrom Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. FriedmanThree Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
Best Middle East Nonfiction
64th out of 269 books — 191 voters
Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingThe Life of Elizabeth I by Alison WeirThe Prince by Niccolò MachiavelliThe House of Medici by Christopher HibbertThe Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
Best Books on the Renaissance
34th out of 162 books — 58 voters

The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif ShafakIstanbul by Orhan PamukMy Name is Red by Orhan PamukMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieCount Belisarius by Robert Graves
Istanbul
29th out of 115 books — 28 voters

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthyThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeLords and Ladies by Terry PratchettSailing from Byzantium by Colin WellsThe Dying Animal by Philip Roth
Titles from Yeats' Byzantium Poems
4th out of 17 books — 6 voters
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward GibbonThe Fall of the Roman Empire by Peter HeatherThe Later Roman Empire by Ammianus MarcellinusA History of the Franks by Gregory of ToursEmpires and Barbarians by Peter Heather
Books on the Later Roman Empire
24th out of 105 books — 22 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
161st out of 385 books — 323 voters
Smith of Wootton Major by J.R.R. TolkienThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisHoliday in Cambodia by Laura Jean McKayThe Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 by Aleksandr SolzhenitsynA Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree by Shamini Flint
A Place In The Title
75th out of 83 books — 10 voters

The Federalist Papers by Alexander HamiltonDemocracy in America by Alexis de TocquevilleThe Communist Manifesto by Karl MarxThe Republic by PlatoSecond Treatise of Government by John Locke
Theories of Government
93rd out of 128 books — 41 voters
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingInterview with the Vampire by Anne RiceUnder the Yoke by Иван ВазовBai Ganyo by Алеко КонстантиновThe Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Books that mention Bulgaria
15th out of 17 books — 22 voters

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom RiggsGo the Fuck to Sleep by Adam MansbachThe Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own M... by Catherynne M. ValenteThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
I Picked It Up Because of the Title
537th out of 911 books — 596 voters

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