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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 Non-fiction American History Books
1,330 books — 1,871 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Great American Novel
553 books — 906 voters

The Color Purple by Alice WalkerTheir Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XBeloved by Toni MorrisonInvisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Best African American Books
664 books — 850 voters
Devil in Winter by Lisa KleypasRomancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia QuinnNine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLeanThe Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia QuinnThe Duke and I by Julia Quinn
Best Humorous Historical Romances
652 books — 842 voters

The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootAin't I a Woman by bell hooks
Books White People Need To Read
496 books — 839 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Best Southern Books
576 books — 721 voters

The Goldfinch by Donna TarttAll the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrThe Invention of Wings by Sue Monk KiddThe Circle by Dave EggersThe Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
Man Booker Prize Eligible 2014
165 books — 701 voters
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieThe Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman AlexieBeyond Oria Falls by Sheryl SealLove Medicine by Louise ErdrichCeremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Native American Fiction
605 books — 579 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
100 Best American Authors
576 books — 529 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteAs I Lay Dying by William FaulknerMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Best Southern Gothic Literature
129 books — 367 voters
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee WilliamsDeath of a Salesman by Arthur MillerThe Crucible by Arthur MillerThe Glass Menagerie by Tennessee WilliamsWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee
Best American Plays
212 books — 311 voters

The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. FlakeCopper Sun by Sharon M. DraperThe Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul CurtisNovember Blues by Sharon M. DraperTears of a Tiger by Sharon M. Draper
African American Books for Teens
250 books — 279 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Help by Kathryn StockettGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckAt Road's End by Zoe Saadia
Best American Historical Fiction
220 books — 260 voters

Kira-Kira by Cynthia KadohataAmerican Born Chinese by Gene Luen YangGirl in Translation by Jean KwokA Step from Heaven by An NaBorn Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier
Best Asian-American Teen Fiction
152 books — 232 voters
Voyage on the Great Titanic by Ellen Emerson WhiteAcross The Wide And Lonesome Prairie by Kristiana GregoryA Coal Miner's Bride by Susan Campbell BartolettiStanding in the Light by Mary Pope OsborneThe Winter of Red Snow by Kristiana Gregory
Dear America Series
42 books — 212 voters

Ghost Wars by Steve CollDiplomacy by Henry KissingerThe Looming Tower by Lawrence WrightThe Cold War by John Lewis GaddisLegacy of Ashes by Tim Weiner
American Foreign Policy
289 books — 206 voters
The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriThe Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong KingstonInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa LahiriSnow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Asian American Books
239 books — 205 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanDifferent Seasons by Stephen KingThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldCharlotte's Web by E.B. White
American Literature at the Movies
308 books — 172 voters
The Help by Kathryn Stockett11/22/63 by Stephen KingThe Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom WolfeGo Ask Alice by Beatrice SparksValley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Best Novels about the 1960s
149 books — 148 voters

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick DouglassSoul on Ice by Eldridge CleaverBlack Boy by Richard Wright
African American Memoirs
181 books — 131 voters

Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellAshes in the Wind by Kathleen E. WoodiwissOne Wore Blue by Heather GrahamAnd One Wore Gray by Heather GrahamThorns of Eden by Diana Ballew
Civil War Era Romance
42 books — 77 voters

A World of Verse by Christopher  ShieldsThe Dust of Us by Michelle BoskeAn Old Man by Eric M. BlackThe Culling of the Fold by Jessika BatDead Horses by Joan Colby
Contemporary American Poetry
164 books — 61 voters
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard HofstadterThe Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard BailynThe Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 by Gordon S. WoodThe Metaphysical Club by Louis MenandLincoln at Gettysburg by Garry Wills
US Intellectual History
144 books — 57 voters

Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter MosleyBlanche on the Lam by Barbara NeelyA Little Yellow Dog by Walter MosleyLittle Scarlet by Walter MosleyFearless Jones by Walter Mosley
african american mysteries
131 books — 49 voters
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtryRiders of the Purple Sage by Zane GreyThe Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWittJubal Sackett by Louis L'AmourThe Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
My 10 Favorite Westerns
92 books — 29 voters

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