Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell by Chas Smith
Best Books on Surfing for Surfers
77 books — 65 voters
The Power and the Glory by Graham GreeneA Burnt-Out Case by Graham GreeneThe Human Factor by Graham Greene
Best Graham Greene novels
25 books — 177 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
578 books — 414 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
142 books — 183 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
589 books — 1,584 voters

Goodbye to All That by Robert GravesStorm of Steel by Ernst JüngerMemoirs of an Infantry Officer by Siegfried Sassoon
World War One Literature
188 books — 314 voters
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books
6,041 books — 19,574 voters

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Nineteenth Century American List
32 books — 24 voters
Kim by Rudyard KiplingMain Street by Sinclair Lewis
Best Page-Turners with Redeeming Social Value
1,479 books — 3,708 voters

Going Down with Janis by Dan Knapp
Best Music Books
338 books — 131 voters
Sailing Alone around the World by Joshua Slocum
Sailing Cruising
198 books — 146 voters

The Looming Tower by Lawrence WrightFrom Beirut to Jerusalem by Thomas L. Friedman
Best Middle East Nonfiction
316 books — 286 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
832 books — 2,396 voters

Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto EcoThe Big Sleep by Raymond ChandlerThe Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
Best Crime & Mystery Books
5,189 books — 12,333 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
686 books — 1,299 voters

Jude the Obscure by Thomas HardyDarkness at Noon by Arthur KoestlerSophie's Choice by William Styron
Most Depressing Book of All Time
1,048 books — 3,244 voters
1984 by George OrwellA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Best Dystopian Books
408 books — 900 voters

I, Claudius by Robert Graves
Best Books About Ancient Rome
564 books — 927 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
485 books — 592 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
553 books — 906 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
1,363 books — 1,301 voters

Going Down with Janis by Dan Knapp
Best Beginning
473 books — 649 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
245 books — 418 voters

Sophie's Choice by William StyronA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Best Southern Literature
914 books — 2,332 voters
Memoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. Grant
Must Read Non-Fiction
1,821 books — 1,967 voters

Going Down with Janis by Dan Knapp
Best Books on Rock and Roll
616 books — 1,011 voters
Memoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. Grant
Memoirs by Men
792 books — 508 voters


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