Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Favorite Book in the Harry Potter Series
20 books — 1,720 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
200 books — 330 voters

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward GibbonHitler 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
2,280 books — 2,341 voters
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
History as Literature
491 books — 401 voters

Njal's Saga by AnonymousBeowulf by UnknownLaxdæla Saga by UnknownSir Gawain and the Green Knight by UnknownEgil's Saga by Anonymous
Best Medieval Literature
152 books — 112 voters
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Unknown
Best Arthurian Fiction
409 books — 1,377 voters

Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Best Russian Literature
453 books — 1,882 voters
The Cornish Trilogy by Robertson Davies
Canadian Fiction
783 books — 535 voters

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeSelected Poems, 1966-1987 by Seamus Heaney
Best Irish Literature
531 books — 600 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Best German/Austrian/Swiss Literature
734 books — 907 voters

Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
Best French Literature
707 books — 1,367 voters
Independent People by Halldór Kiljan Laxness
Nobel Laureates
509 books — 449 voters

Independent People by Halldór Kiljan LaxnessNjal's Saga by AnonymousHunger by Knut Hamsun
Best Scandinavian and Nordic Literature
1,067 books — 1,076 voters
The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson
Norse Mythology
235 books — 347 voters

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Best Kids Books Ever
850 books — 630 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
95 books — 1,160 voters

Independent People by Halldór Kiljan Laxness1984 by George OrwellOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
Best Books of the 20th Century
7,494 books — 47,574 voters
Swann's Way by Marcel ProustIndependent People by Halldór Kiljan LaxnessNjal's Saga by Anonymous
Best European Literature
713 books — 334 voters

Under the Glacier by Halldór Kiljan Laxness
Favorite Magical Realism Novels
1,048 books — 4,476 voters