History Book Lists

The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Alienist by Caleb CarrThe Historian by Elizabeth KostovaThe Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónMistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Best Historical Mystery
1,019 books — 2,736 voters
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakA Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayNumber the Stars by Lois LowryThe Luxe by Anna GodbersenThe Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Teen Historical Fiction
839 books — 2,141 voters

The Book Thief by Markus ZusakGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettA Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensThe Help by Kathryn Stockett
Recommended Historical Fiction
1,807 books — 1,767 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenOutlander by Diana GabaldonDevil in Winter by Lisa KleypasGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
My Favourite Historical Romance
1,327 books — 1,710 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Best Women-authored Books
2,849 books — 1,679 voters
The Twilight Saga by Stephenie MeyerFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerFallen by Lauren Kate
I Don't Understand All That Fuss
528 books — 1,515 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
1,024 books — 1,447 voters
John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer
Best History Books
1,527 books — 1,405 voters

Band of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseBlack Hawk Down by Mark BowdenLone Survivor by Marcus LuttrellUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandFlags of Our Fathers by James D. Bradley
Best Non-fiction War Books
798 books — 990 voters
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey ChaucerWorld Without End by Ken FollettBeowulf by Unknown
Best Middle Ages Books
827 books — 989 voters

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayRebel Angels by Libba BrayThe Sweet Far Thing by Libba BrayThe Luxe by Anna GodbersenThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Teen Historical Novels
494 books — 852 voters

The Constitution of the United States of America by Founding FathersThe Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the U... by Thomas JeffersonThe Federalist Papers by Alexander HamiltonGreen Illusions by Ozzie ZehnerThe Revolution by Ron Paul
Best Books to Become an Informed Voter
671 books — 838 voters
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldA Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty SmithBreakfast at Tiffany's by Truman CapoteExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Tales of New York City
864 books — 785 voters

The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriThe House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Immigrant Experience Literature
524 books — 714 voters
I, Claudius by Robert GravesThe First Man in Rome by Colleen McCulloughClaudius the God and His Wife Messalina by Robert GravesThe Twelve Caesars by SuetoniusThe Grass Crown by Colleen McCullough
Best Books About Ancient Rome
435 books — 683 voters

Please Kill Me by Legs McNeilChronicles, Vol. 1 by Bob DylanLove is a Mix Tape by Rob SheffieldOur Band Could Be Your Life by Michael AzerradPsychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung by Lester Bangs
Best Non Fiction About Music
775 books — 644 voters

The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyThe White Tiger by Aravind AdigaA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryShantaram by Gregory David RobertsMidnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
India
411 books — 551 voters
The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen CorasantiMornings in Jenin by Susan AbulhawaGaza Writes Back by Refaat AlareerFast Times in Palestine by Pamela J. OlsonThe Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappé
Books on the Israel Palestine Conflict
189 books — 499 voters

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Books White People Need To Read
406 books — 465 voters
The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTaking Charge by Bridgitte LesleyHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. RowlingDivergent by Veronica Roth
All Sorts Favourites
476 books — 418 voters

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellOutlander by Diana GabaldonShōgun by James ClavellThe Highlander by Zoe Saadia
Best historical novels
403 books — 401 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeWolf Hall by Hilary MantelThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakA Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensThe Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
Literary Historical Fiction
321 books — 383 voters

1984 by George OrwellGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittMan's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
Best Books To Frame Thinking
465 books — 371 voters
Miranda Bay by Susan TarrDominoes by C.B. BlahaSecrets of the Realm by Bev StoutSpellbound in His Arms by Angel SeferCircle of Five by Jan Raymond
Best New Kindle Authors
266 books — 360 voters

The Tarnished Shooter by Charles JamesThe Master's Plan A Novel About Purpose by Stephany TullisDreams Come True by Bridgitte LesleyPredator & Prey by Tom SechristThe Stones of Andarus by Tom Sechrist
Best Books You Might Have Missed
274 books — 319 voters
The Tarnished Shooter by Charles JamesThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankA Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondRailonama by Anupama Sharma
Non-fiction - Something for Everyone
848 books — 302 voters

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