I, Claudius by Robert GravesKim by Rudyard Kipling
Random House's top 100 fiction books
85 books — 24 voters
The Worst Hard Time by Timothy EganLies My Teacher Told Me by James W. LoewenMayflower by Nathaniel PhilbrickThe Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Best Non-fiction American History Books
1,329 books — 1,856 voters

Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. LoewenA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnTeaching What Really Happened by James W. LoewenGunfighter Nation by Richard SlotkinNickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
The Best Social Studies Library List
165 books — 146 voters
Nerve by Dick FrancisHerzog by Saul Bellow
Best Books of 1964
67 books — 36 voters

Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear by Katharine Weber
Best Book Titles
2,518 books — 2,439 voters
The Summer Game by Roger AngellThe New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract by Bill JamesVeeck--As In Wreck by Bill Veeck
Best Baseball Books
475 books — 542 voters

Wolf Hall by Hilary MantelThe Armada by Garrett Mattingly
Best Books About Tudor England
547 books — 1,413 voters
The Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleMatterhorn by Karl MarlantesThe Mulberry Empire by Philip HensherThe Civil War by Shelby Foote
Deserted Island Shelf
46 books — 17 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne FadimanThe Worst Hard Time by Timothy EganLies My Teacher Told Me by James W. LoewenCollapse by Jared Diamond
Best Non-Fiction (non biography)
4,168 books — 6,099 voters
The Road by Cormac McCarthy1984 by George OrwellA Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.World Made by Hand by James Howard KunstlerEarth Abides by George R. Stewart
Apocalypse: It's Over, Dude.
442 books — 729 voters

The Last Light of the Sun by Guy Gavriel KayThe Mulberry Empire by Philip HensherFear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. ThompsonWithout Fail by Lee Child
My Personal Favorites
28 books — 9 voters
Mystic River by Dennis LehanePresumed Innocent by Scott Turow
Best Crime & Mystery Books
5,186 books — 12,299 voters

Life of Pi by Yann MartelThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonThe Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonA Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
Best Books of the Decade: 2000s
6,352 books — 27,156 voters
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerDarkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff LindsayGrendel by John GardnerFlashman by George MacDonald FraserThe Company by K.J. Parker
The Best Antiheroes
388 books — 461 voters

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsUlysses by James JoyceFrankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft ShelleyMiddlesex by Jeffrey EugenidesThe Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
I Should Probably Read This Sometime...
1,653 books — 3,283 voters
The Man Who Smiled by Henning MankellThe Big Sleep by Raymond ChandlerThe Quiet American by Graham GreeneGun Monkeys by Victor Gischler
Guns and Knives
192 books — 46 voters

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo IshiguroLife of Pi by Yann MartelPossession by A.S. ByattThe Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. FarrellWolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Booker Prize Winners
51 books — 1,651 voters
Gates of Fire by Steven PressfieldFlashman by George MacDonald FraserThe King Must Die by Mary RenaultThe Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. FarrellSharpe's Tiger by Bernard Cornwell
Best Historical Fiction
5,665 books — 23,051 voters

Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
Best Classic SF Novels (1930-1950)
55 books — 87 voters
Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond ChandlerThe Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler
Best Books of the Decade: 1940's
485 books — 982 voters

Among Schoolchildren by Tracy KidderSmall Victories by Samuel G. Freedman
books for teachers, educators
535 books — 498 voters
Gildenford by Valerie AnandThe Norman Pretender by Valerie AnandThe Disputed Crown by Valerie Anand
Historical Gems from the Past
362 books — 400 voters

The Daughter of Time by Josephine TeyThe Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. KingA Test of Wills by Charles ToddThe Game by Laurie R. King
Best Historical Mystery
1,355 books — 3,563 voters
Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow by Peter HøegThe Man Who Smiled by Henning MankellThe Laughing Policeman by Maj SjöwallThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonMind's Eye by Håkan Nesser
Murder Most Cold
147 books — 326 voters

1984 by George OrwellThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeA Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold
Best Books of the 20th Century
7,121 books — 46,295 voters
One Corpse Too Many by Ellis Peters
Best books of 1980
85 books — 106 voters

The King Must Die by Mary RenaultThe Bull from the Sea by Mary RenaultThe Ten Thousand by Paul KearneyThe Last of the Wine by Mary Renault
Classical Fiction
55 books — 41 voters