The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardWatchmen by Alan MooreBeloved by Toni Morrison
Best Books of the Decade: 1980's
86th out of 994 books — 1,071 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeMiddlesex by Jeffrey EugenidesThe Road by Cormac McCarthyThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerThe Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Pulitzer Winners: Fiction & Novels
43rd out of 87 books — 908 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
842nd out of 5,872 books — 39,441 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Road by Cormac McCarthyMiddlesex by Jeffrey EugenidesThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Pulitzer Prize Winners-Fiction
22nd out of 68 books — 67 voters

Sophie's Choice by William StyronThe Shipping News by Annie ProulxInvisible Man by Ralph EllisonThe Corrections by Jonathan FranzenThe World According to Garp by John Irving
National Book Award Winners
21st out of 100 books — 109 voters
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroEverything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O'ConnorAre You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy BlumeRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom StoppardSomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
Titlemania III: Whole-Sentence Titles
24th out of 656 books — 76 voters

The Hotel New Hampshire by John IrvingGorky Park by Martin Cruz SmithCujo by Stephen KingChronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezRed Dragon by Thomas Harris
Best Books of 1981
10th out of 88 books — 68 voters
Wolf Hall by Hilary MantelAtonement by Ian McEwanThe Accidental Tourist by Anne TylerGilead by Marilynne RobinsonA Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
National Book Critics Circle Award Winners (Fiction)
9th out of 39 books — 20 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
452nd out of 1,315 books — 3,461 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Best Books of Your Lifetime
52nd out of 418 books — 116 voters

Dakota Blues by Lynne M. SpreenA Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsThe Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom WolfeCat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams1984 by George Orwell
Midlife Crisis Novels
48th out of 143 books — 81 voters
The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneEast of Eden by John SteinbeckOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckWalden by Henry David Thoreau
A Journey Through Literary America
52nd out of 101 books — 132 voters

The Color Purple by Alice WalkerLife, the Universe and Everything by Douglas AdamsThe Gunslinger by Stephen KingThe House of the Spirits by Isabel AllendeDifferent Seasons featuring The Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King
Best Books of 1982
18th out of 76 books — 62 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerCatch-22 by Joseph Heller
Best Twentieth Century American Novels
91st out of 178 books — 60 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodNight by Elie WieselSophie's Choice by William Styron1776 by David McCullough
The Silent Generation Makes Some Noise
45th out of 142 books — 25 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldAbsalom, Absalom! by William FaulknerGravity's Rainbow by Thomas PynchonFor Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
Greatest American Novels of the 20th Century
33rd out of 57 books — 32 voters

Rabbit at Rest by John UpdikeRabbit Redux by John UpdikeRabbit, Run by John UpdikeRabbit Is Rich by John UpdikeMorality Play by Barry Unsworth
Authors with last names starting with U
1st out of 59 books — 11 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Help by Kathryn StockettOne Day by David NichollsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingWater for Elephants by Sara Gruen
ONE DAY Best Summer Reads
576th out of 1,759 books — 6,266 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Books Ever
8328th out of 33,971 books — 130,918 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Notebook by Nicholas SparksRomeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Best Love Stories
1052nd out of 2,792 books — 6,171 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie MeyerCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Most Addicting Books
113th out of 235 books — 342 voters
Van Gogh by Steven NaifehThe Social Animal by David  BrooksAt Home by Bill BrysonZeitoun by Dave EggersThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
2012--The intended Reading List
59th out of 69 books — 24 voters

Same Old Truths by Delora DennisRevolutionary Road by Richard YatesThe Corrections by Jonathan FranzenMrs. Bridge by Evan S. ConnellLittle Children by Tom Perrotta
mundane, domestic, painful
95th out of 107 books — 77 voters
Great Expectations by Charles DickensThe Call of the Wild by Jack LondonThe War of the Worlds by H.G. WellsOnce Upon a Day by Lisa TuckerAround the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
Books for 2012 Continued
92nd out of 100 books — 3 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
11912th out of 12,376 books — 61,037 voters
The Goldfinch by Donna TarttThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Road by Cormac McCarthyOlive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
Pulitzer Prize Winners 1948-2014
37th out of 61 books — 10 voters

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