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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Favorite Book in the Harry Potter Series
7 books — 1,296 voters
Under Fire by Henri BarbusseAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueGoodbye to All That by Robert GravesThe Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen by Wilfred OwenIsaac Rosenberg by Jean Liddiard
World War One Literature
128 books — 224 voters

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward GibbonHitler, Vol 1 by Ian KershawThe Great Cat Massacre by Robert DarntonThe Rise of Western Christendom by Peter R.L. BrownYoung Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Best History Books
1,341 books — 1,248 voters
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
History as Literature
385 books — 321 voters

Njal's Saga by AnonymousBeowulf by UnknownLaxdæla Saga by AnonymousSir Gawain and the Green Knight by UnknownEgil's Saga by Anonymous
Best Medieval Literature
151 books — 88 voters
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Unknown
Best Arthurian Fiction
321 books — 1,130 voters

Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Best Russian Literature
342 books — 1,342 voters
The Cornish Trilogy by Robertson Davies
Canadian Fiction
498 books — 392 voters

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeSelected Poems, 1966-1987 by Seamus Heaney
Best Irish Literature
376 books — 433 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Best German/Austrian Literature
482 books — 453 voters

Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
Best French Literature
467 books — 911 voters
Independent People by Halldór Laxness
Nobel Laureates
385 books — 288 voters

Independent People by Halldór LaxnessNjal's Saga by AnonymousHunger by Knut Hamsun
Best Scandinavian and Nordic Literature
636 books — 701 voters
The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson
Norse Mythology
123 books — 242 voters

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Best Kids Books Ever
608 books — 388 voters
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William ShakespeareMacbeth by William ShakespeareOthello by William ShakespeareMuch Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
Best of William Shakespeare
48 books — 782 voters

Independent People by Halldór Laxness1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Best Books of the 20th Century
5,692 books — 38,093 voters
Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel ProustIndependent People by Halldór LaxnessNjal's Saga by Anonymous
Best European Literature
470 books — 195 voters

Under the Glacier by Halldór Laxness
Favorite Magical Realism Novels
681 books — 3,368 voters