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The Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterThe Shock Doctrine by Naomi KleinCapital, Vol 1 by Karl MarxSiddhartha by Hermann HesseBeing and Time by Martin Heidegger
Best Horizon Expanding Books
350 books — 292 voters

The Odyssey by HomerThe Iliad by HomerThe Epic of Gilgamesh by AnonymousThe Republic by PlatoThe Aeneid by Virgil
Best Books of the Ancient World
147 books — 186 voters
The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia PlathThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankA Writer's Diary by Virginia WoolfIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet JacobsA Woman in Berlin by Anonymous
Women's Journals and Diaries in History
235 books — 180 voters

What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew by Daniel PoolThe Wars of the Roses by Alison WeirThe Stripping of the Altars by Eamon DuffyChurchill's Secret War by Madhusree MukerjeeEleanor of Aquitaine by Alison Weir
British History
529 books — 159 voters
The Help by Kathryn Stockett11/22/63 by Stephen KingThe Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom WolfeGo Ask Alice by Beatrice SparksValley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Best Novels about the 1960s
150 books — 154 voters

The Humans by Matt HaigMagic America by C.E. MedfordWood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenDivergent by Veronica Roth
Novels for the Wanderer
147 books — 138 voters

Master and Commander by Patrick O'BrianTaking Chances by Christina PaulThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasMr. Midshipman Hornblower by C.S. ForesterLiberty or Death by David        Cook
Napoleonic War fiction
129 books — 132 voters

The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison WeirThe Children of Henry VIII by Alison WeirThe Life of Elizabeth I by Alison WeirNicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. MassieThe Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
Of Kings and Queens
339 books — 128 voters

The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood1984 by George OrwellBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesHillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
The Post-Trump Big Questions Canon
342 books — 127 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherHow Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter RodneyThey Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van SertimaKing Leopold's Ghost by Adam HochschildThe African Origin of Civilization by Cheikh Anta Diop
Africa - Nonfiction
172 books — 119 voters

Fast Food Nation by Eric SchlosserThe Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael PollanIn Defense of Food by Michael PollanSalt by Mark KurlanskyCurry by Lizzie Collingham
Books about Food
224 books — 108 voters

India After Gandhi by Ramachandra GuhaThe Discovery of India by Jawaharlal NehruIndia's Struggle for Independence by Bipan ChandraThe Story of My Experiments With Truth by Mahatma GandhiThe Wonder That Was India by Arthur Llewellyn  Basham
Indian History
128 books — 106 voters
Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint HillRobert Kennedy by Evan ThomasTrue Compass by Edward M. KennedyJackie, Ethel, Joan by J. Randy TaraborrelliBrothers by David Talbot
Best Books About the Kennedy Family
138 books — 105 voters

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownEmpire of the Summer Moon by S.C. GwynneMayflower by Nathaniel PhilbrickUndaunted Courage by Stephen E. AmbroseElsie by Barbara Anne Waite
The American Frontier
333 books — 86 voters
A World of Possibility by Christopher  ShieldsGabriella by Alan  HardyA Whisper in the Wind by Sonya C. DoddBrass Buttons by Sonya C. DoddLuna Sanguis by Simon Okill
Best Historical Romance
88 books — 85 voters

Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingThe Prince by Niccolò MachiavelliThe Life of Elizabeth I by Alison WeirThe House of Medici by Christopher HibbertThe Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
Best Books on the Renaissance
170 books — 82 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
200 books — 82 voters

The Qur'an / القرآن الكريم by AnonymousDestiny Disrupted by Tamim AnsaryNo god but God by Reza AslanAfter the Prophet by Lesley HazletonAladdin's Lamp by John Freely
Muslim History
214 books — 80 voters
The Sacred Band by Janet E. MorrisDreamers in Hell by Janet E. MorrisLuna Sanguis by Simon OkillLuna Aeturnus by Simon OkillI the Sun by Janet E. Morris
Paranormal/Historical Fiction
41 books — 72 voters

Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Help by Kathryn StockettTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Remains of the Day by Kazuo IshiguroGirl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Domestic Service - Help Wanted!
152 books — 71 voters
Animal Farm by George Orwell1984 by George OrwellThe Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleAlice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis CarrollWuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
General Press Bestsellers
31 books — 8 voters

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