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Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell by Chas Smith
Best Books on Surfing for Surfers
70 books — 51 voters
The Power and the Glory by Graham GreeneA Burnt Out Case by Graham GreeneThe Human Factor by Graham Greene
Best Graham Greene novels
24 books — 134 voters

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleLord Jim by Joseph ConradThe Caine Mutiny by Herman WoukBilly Budd, Sailor by Herman MelvilleSailing Alone around the World by Joshua Slocum
Boat Books
506 books — 380 voters

With the Old Breed by Eugene B. SledgeRetribution by Max HastingsPacific Crucible by Ian W. TollNimitz by E.B. PotterThe Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors by James D. Hornfischer
Best Books on the Pacific War
121 books — 155 voters
War and Peace by Leo TolstoyDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraParadise Lost by John MiltonThe Three Musketeers by Alexandre DumasThe Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens
The Great Classics You Have Not Read Yet
508 books — 1,261 voters

Goodbye to All That by Robert GravesStorm of Steel by Ernst JüngerMemoirs of an Infantry Officer by Siegfried Sassoon
World War One Literature
144 books — 282 voters
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books
4,960 books — 17,185 voters

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Nineteenth Century American List
55 books — 22 voters
Kim by Rudyard KiplingMain Street by Sinclair Lewis
Best Page-Turners with Redeeming Social Value
1,402 books — 3,545 voters

Going Down with Janis by Dan Knapp
Best Music Books
220 books — 98 voters
Sailing Alone around the World by Joshua Slocum
Sailing Cruising
180 books — 122 voters

The Looming Tower by Lawrence WrightFrom Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman
Best Middle East Nonfiction
288 books — 223 voters
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskySteppenwolf by Hermann Hesse1984 by George OrwellThe Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaThe Plague by Albert Camus
Best Philosophical Literature
624 books — 1,851 voters

Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto EcoThe Big Sleep by Raymond ChandlerThe Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
Best Crime & Mystery Books
4,999 books — 11,164 voters
Les Misérables by Victor HugoThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasThe Red and the Black by StendhalThe Plague by Albert Camus
Best French Literature
581 books — 1,080 voters

Jude the Obscure by Thomas HardyDarkness at Noon by Arthur KoestlerSophie's Choice by William Styron
Most Depressing Book of all time
842 books — 2,629 voters
1984 by George OrwellA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Best Dystopian Books
378 books — 803 voters

I, Claudius by Robert Graves
Best Books About Ancient Rome
508 books — 731 voters
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneThe Secret Agent by Joseph ConradGreat Expectations by Charles DickensJude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
Classics Library
356 books — 463 voters

Sophie's Choice by William StyronEast of Eden by John SteinbeckThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
The Great American Novel
402 books — 699 voters
Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman by William T. ShermanMemoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. GrantThe Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Favorite memoirs/autobiographies
1,092 books — 1,099 voters

Going Down with Janis by Dan Knapp
Best Beginning
378 books — 608 voters
Fields of Fire by James WebbThe Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienWe Were Soldiers Once... and Young by Harold G. MooreA Rumor Of War by Philip Caputo
Best Literature About the Vietnam War
205 books — 409 voters

Sophie's Choice by William StyronA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Best Southern Literature
837 books — 2,022 voters
Memoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. Grant
Must Read Non-Fiction
1,406 books — 1,506 voters

Going Down with Janis by Dan Knapp
Best Books on Rock and Roll
462 books — 827 voters
Memoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. Grant
Memoirs by Men
639 books — 433 voters


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