The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsGood Omens by Terry PratchettMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanCatch-22 by Joseph Heller
Best Humorous Books
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Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas PynchonThe Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor DostoyevskyUlysses by James JoyceCrime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Trial by Franz Kafka
Best Books Ever
48,779 books — 176,805 voters

Walden & Civil Disobedience by Henry David ThoreauThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsGödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. HofstadterThe Blind Watchmaker by Richard DawkinsThe Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn
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698 books — 867 voters
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613 books — 429 voters

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy TooleGood Omens by Terry PratchettThe Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
Books That Should Be Made Into Movies
25,530 books — 61,927 voters
The Cat in the Hat by Dr. SeussInterview with the Vampire by Anne RiceHow the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss
The BOOK was BETTER than the MOVIE
1,389 books — 18,141 voters

The Odyssey by HomerHamlet by William ShakespeareMacbeth by William ShakespeareThe Iliad by HomerRosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
Great Books: No Novels Need Apply
325 books — 120 voters
Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas PynchonUnderworld by Don DeLilloUlysses by James JoyceThe Stranger by Albert Camus1984 by George Orwell
Best Books of the 20th Century
7,256 books — 46,651 voters

Refactoring by Martin FowlerDesign Patterns by Erich GammaThe Practice of Programming by Brian W. KernighanStructure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson
Best programming books
52 books — 28 voters