Wild Swans by Jung ChangLife and Death in Shanghai by Nien ChengMao by Jung ChangRed Azalea by Anchee MinCandy by Mian Mian
China's Best Banned Books
3rd out of 45 books — 34 voters
Wild Swans by Jung ChangThe Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckSnow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa SeeThe Joy Luck Club by Amy TanBalzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Best Books About China
32nd out of 384 books — 303 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
18th out of 100 books — 49 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)
362nd out of 2,832 books — 4,802 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
701st out of 1,221 books — 5,150 voters
The Alchemist by Paulo CoelhoThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger1984 by George OrwellAnimal Farm by George OrwellThe Invention of Religion by Alexander Drake
Books that Changed the Way You View Life
516th out of 1,591 books — 1,504 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling1984 by George OrwellPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeAnimal Farm by George Orwell
UK 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
675th out of 872 books — 308 voters
Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy KidderThe Power of Unreasonable People by John ElkingtonSocial Entrepreneurship by David BornsteinFortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid by C.K. PrahaladSmall Is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher
12th out of 13 books — 1 voter

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingThe Help by Kathryn StockettHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingUglies by Scott Westerfeld
What To Read Next
5123rd out of 8,519 books — 17,537 voters
Steve Jobs by Walter IsaacsonUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandEinstein by Walter IsaacsonInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerJohn Adams by David McCullough
Best Biographies
481st out of 515 books — 1,345 voters

The New York Trilogy by Paul AusterAnimal Farm by George OrwellThe Sun Also Rises by Ernest HemingwayThe Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
My Favorite Books by Steve
17th out of 25 books — 2 voters
Edge of Empire by Maya JasanoffImperial Reckoning by Caroline ElkinsThe Rise of American Democracy by Sean WilentzNight Draws Near by Anthony ShadidFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
The Economist - Books of the Year 2005
16th out of 45 books — 4 voters

Unsavory Elements by Tom  CarterThe Art of War by Sun TzuLife and Death in Shanghai by Nien ChengWild Swans by Jung ChangGenghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford
China for the non-Chinese
28th out of 75 books — 18 voters
De Sade oder die Vermessung des Bösen by Volker ReinhardtChopin, the Reluctant Romantic by Jeremy SiepmannInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerThomas Mann by Ronald HaymanThomas Mann by Anthony Heilbut
Male Biographies: Biographies of Men
61st out of 109 books — 2 voters

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