John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. ShirerTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
Best History Books
42nd out of 2,204 books — 2,254 voters
A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Histories by HerodotusJohn Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughThe Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
History as Literature
8th out of 493 books — 400 voters

The Trigger by Tim ButcherAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanA Farewell to Arms by Ernest HemingwayBirdsong by Sebastian Faulks
The Great War
26th out of 459 books — 586 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeSlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt VonnegutOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyThe Outsiders by S.E. HintonThe Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Best Books of the Decade: 1960's
126th out of 1,007 books — 1,492 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonStiff by Mary RoachSalt by Mark KurlanskyThe Professor and the Madman by Simon WinchesterThe Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
Microhistory: Social Histories of Just One Thing
127th out of 1,261 books — 1,971 voters
A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanEleanor of Aquitaine by Alison WeirMarie Antoinette by Antonia FraserCitizens by Simon SchamaThe Old Regime and the French Revolution by Alexis de Tocqueville
French History
9th out of 251 books — 68 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonThe Ghost Map by Steven JohnsonUndaunted Courage by Stephen E. Ambrose
Best Books About Nineteenth Century History
19th out of 490 books — 191 voters
1984 by George OrwellHiroshima by John HerseyThe Shock Doctrine by Naomi KleinThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
My Country, the Enemy
72nd out of 302 books — 339 voters

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom StoppardIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteFlowers for Algernon by Daniel KeyesFantastic Voyage by Isaac AsimovThe Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
Best Books of 1966
6th out of 81 books — 49 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Proud Tower by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe Magic Mountain by Thomas MannGeorge, Nicholas and Wilhelm by Miranda Carter
A Heady Brew
2nd out of 116 books — 25 voters

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilSwann's Way by Marcel ProustThe Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria RilkeLetters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
Belle Époque
44th out of 347 books — 166 voters
The Trigger by Tim ButcherAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueBirdsong by Sebastian FaulksThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanFall of Giants by Ken Follett
WW I books
11th out of 198 books — 131 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëMrs.Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Great Women Authors
153rd out of 880 books — 234 voters
The Killer Angels by Michael ShaaraThe Proud Tower by Barbara W. TuchmanCold Mountain by Charles FrazierBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonRichard Halliburton's Complete Book of Marvels by Richard Halliburton
Year 4 of 4-Year History Reading Cycle
2nd out of 108 books — 8 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenVanity Fair by William Makepeace ThackerayLook Back in Anger by John OsborneLust for Life by Irving StoneThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Seven Deadly Sins
6th out of 77 books — 16 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOutliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Best Non-Fiction (non biography)
970th out of 4,355 books — 6,364 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling1984 by George OrwellPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
3256th out of 17,802 books — 86,215 voters
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy ChevalierThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeAn Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo IshiguroThe Unknown Masterpiece by Honoré de BalzacThe Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
In a Painter's Studio
25th out of 122 books — 38 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Best Books by Female Authors
798th out of 1,089 books — 357 voters
A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanGhost on the Throne by James RommJohn Adams by David McCulloughNicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. MassieThe History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth
History Books I Enjoy
12th out of 119 books — 29 voters

Testament of Youth by Vera BrittainVirginia Woolf by Hermione LeeThe Pillow Book by Sei ShōnagonThe Brontës by Juliet BarkerThe Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan
Herstory
34th out of 326 books — 53 voters

The Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraA Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanConfessions by Jean-Jacques RousseauThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterJohn Adams by David McCullough
The Big Non-fiction
48th out of 200 books — 83 voters
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Best 10 Books That You've Read
285th out of 793 books — 544 voters

The Two Towers by J.R.R. TolkienBarchester Towers by Anthony TrollopeThe Tower at Stony Wood by Patricia A. McKillipThe Black Tower by P.D. JamesThe Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
Towers
16th out of 69 books — 20 voters
Second Reading by Jonathan YardleyThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasCyrano de Bergerac by Edmond RostandAppointment in Samarra by John O'HaraBleak House by Charles Dickens
Jonathan Yardley's Second Readings
89th out of 99 books — 4 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandThe Complete Maus by Art SpiegelmanNight by Elie WieselA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Best Popular History Books on Goodreads
101st out of 117 books — 14 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTwilight by Stephenie Meyer
Best Books Ever
46827th out of 50,304 books — 179,750 voters

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