Wild Swans by Jung ChangThe Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckSnow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa SeeThe Joy Luck Club by Amy TanBalzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Best Books About China
15th out of 482 books — 440 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselBeing and Time by Martin HeideggerHiroshima by John HerseyAgainst the Flow by Peter Abbs
Must Read Non-Fiction
154th out of 1,928 books — 2,058 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Foreign Lands
184th out of 1,855 books — 2,201 voters
River Town by Peter HesslerUp to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside by Quincy  CarrollCountry Driving by Peter HesslerOracle Bones by Peter HesslerChina by Tom  Carter
CHINA Expat Books
11th out of 152 books — 108 voters

South China Morning Blues by Ray HechtFactory Girls by Leslie T. ChangPearl River Drama by Ray HechtPearl of China by Anchee MinAdventure, romance and war in the Far East by Iris Hay-Edie
Books Set in SOUTH CHINA
2nd out of 71 books — 18 voters
To Live by Yu HuaWaiting by Ha JinRed Sorghum by Mo YanEmpress Orchid by Anchee MinRaise the Red Lantern by Su Tong
Fiction from the Chinese Mainland
28th out of 101 books — 126 voters

All Creatures Great and Small by James HerriotNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichKitchen Confidential by Anthony BourdainAll Things Bright and Beautiful by James HerriotWorking by Studs Terkel
A Day in the Life: Work Memoirs
79th out of 554 books — 319 voters
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilThe Arabian Nights by AnonymousDon Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes SaavedraTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Around the World in 100 Books
207th out of 921 books — 528 voters

The Good Women of China by XinranThe Rape of Nanking by Iris ChangGod is Red by Liao YiwuFactory Girls by Leslie T. ChangOracle Bones by Peter Hessler
China Report Recommends
4th out of 99 books — 7 voters
Oracle Bones by Peter HesslerRiver Town by Peter HesslerFactory Girls by Leslie T. ChangUnsavory Elements by Tom  CarterHome is a Roof Over a Pig by Aminta Arrington
Life in Modern China
3rd out of 30 books — 16 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonGirl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy ChevalierThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
Books with 'Girl' in the title
113th out of 816 books — 101 voters
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiThe Buddha in the Attic by Julie OtsukaFactory Girls by Leslie T. ChangCutting for Stone by Abraham VergheseThe Help by Kathryn Stockett
Favorites from our Diverse Book Club
3rd out of 33 books — 3 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherSpeak, Memory by Vladimir NabokovAt Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'BrienDecline and Fall by Evelyn WaughThe Jewel in the Crown by Paul Scott
Moderately Underrated Books (1,000 - 10,000 ratings)
619th out of 1,755 books — 535 voters
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilZorba the Greek by Nikos KazantzakisWuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Around the World One Book from Each Country
161st out of 496 books — 704 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)
1077th out of 4,398 books — 6,421 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Favourite Travel Books
603rd out of 1,679 books — 3,811 voters

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini1984 by George OrwellA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniCrime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThings Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Non-American books that every American should read
340th out of 604 books — 437 voters

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen FieldingOne for the Money by Janet EvanovichAttachments by Rainbow RowellCan You Keep a Secret? by Sophie KinsellaThe Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
Best of Chick Lit
29th out of 43 books — 21 voters
Possession of My Soul by Kia Carrington-RussellCheating to Survive by Christine ArdigoMy Lady Love by Bridgitte LesleyEvery Five Years by Christine ArdigoThe Ruby Brooch by Katherine Lowry Logan
Awesome books for women
590th out of 688 books — 662 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Best Books Written By Women
518th out of 1,070 books — 435 voters
1984 by George OrwellThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterSiddhartha by Hermann HesseAnimal Farm by George OrwellBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
Best Books For Freedom Lovers
356th out of 642 books — 420 voters

This Changes Everything by Naomi KleinThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterThe Night Child by Anna  QuinnThe Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraAgainst the Flow by Peter Abbs
Thought Provoking
250th out of 315 books — 238 voters
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonJonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard BachConscious Parenting by Nataša Nuit PantovićMindful Being by Nataša Nuit PantovićThe Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
Crash Course in Empathy
45th out of 83 books — 26 voters

Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. SeussThe Cat in the Hat by Dr. SeussGoodnight Moon by Margaret Wise BrownThe True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon ScieszkaThe Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
3 or more stars
53rd out of 108 books — 7 voters
One Billion Customers by James McGregorChina CEO by Juan Antonio FernándezChina CEO by Juan Antonio FernándezThe End of Cheap China by Shaun ReinThe China Price by Alexandra Harney
China Business
6th out of 16 books — 2 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeFlow Down Like Silver by Ki Longfellow
Strong Female Characters Written by Female Authors
1388th out of 1,471 books — 1,334 voters
In a Sunburned Country by Bill BrysonHollow City by Ransom RiggsA City of Bells by Elizabeth GoudgeFactory Girls by Leslie T. ChangMo, Me and America by Randy Turk
City vs. Country
3rd out of 77 books — 6 voters

All the President's Men by Carl BernsteinBarbarians at the Gate by Bryan BurroughThe Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny NordbergThe Bankers by Shane RossBlack Like Me by John Howard Griffin
Best Of Investigative Journalism - Nonfiction
6th out of 14 books — 3 voters
Lord of the Flies by William GoldingLife of Pi by Yann MartelThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodTuck Everlasting by Natalie BabbittDune by Frank Herbert
23rd out of 28 books — 7 voters

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