AUTHORS (A-Z) Recommended Books Only (7.0 & Above)

Authors A-Z (Recommended Books)

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Rating Title Author Sort descending Genre Sub Genre(s) Country Year
8.5 When We Cease to Understand the World Benjamin LabatutBenjamin Labatut Fiction testGeneral Chile
8.5 Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri Fiction testShort Stories United States
8.5 Unaccustomed Earth: Stories Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.0 The Namesake Jhumpa LahiriJhumpa Lahiri Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 One Chord Wonders: Power and Meaning in Punk Rock Dave LaingDave Laing Non-Fiction testMusic, Sociology United Kingdom
8.0 Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Anne LamottAnne Lamott Non-Fiction testLiterary Studies, Essays United States
8.5 Defending Jacob William LandayWilliam Landay Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World Nick LaneNick Lane Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United Kingdom
8.0 Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert William LangewiescheWilliam Langewiesche Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage Alfred LansingAlfred Lansing Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, History United States
8.0 History of Shit Dominique LaporteDominique Laporte Non-Fiction testHistory, Sociology France
9.0 The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America Erik LarsonErik Larson Non-Fiction testHistory, True Crime United States
8.5 Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Erik LarsonErik Larson Non-Fiction testHistory United States
7.0 The Girl Who Played With Fire Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson Fiction testMystery/Crime Sweden
8.0 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson Fiction testMystery/Crime Sweden
8.5 The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy Christopher LaschChristopher Lasch Non-Fiction testPolitics, Sociology United States
7.0 Reflections Andreas LaskaratosAndreas Laskaratos Non-Fiction testPhilosophy Greece
8.0 The Gun Seller Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.0 Hold On to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-1992 Tim LawrenceTim Lawrence Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United States
7.0 The Frozen Republic: How the Constitution Is Paralyzing Democracy Daniel LazareDaniel Lazare Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.5 A Small Town in Germany John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 A Legacy of Spies John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 The Constant Gardener John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
9.5 A Perfect Spy John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 The Little Drummer Girl John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
9.0 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
9.0 The Honorable Schoolboy John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.0 A Most Wanted Man John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.0 Our Kind of Traitor John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 The Russia House John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 The Mission Song John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 Smiley's People John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
10.0 The Spy Who Came In From the Cold John le CarreJohn le Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula Le GuinUrsula Le Guin Fiction testScience Fiction United States
7.5 The Last Interview and Other Conversations Ursula Le GuinUrsula Le Guin Non-Fiction testEssays, Biography
8.0 Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble and Coming of Age in the Bronx Adrian Nicole LeBlancAdrian Nicole LeBlanc Non-Fiction testSociology United States
8.0 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper LeeHarper Lee Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 One Man's View of the World Kuan Yew LeeKuan Yew Lee Non-Fiction testPolitics Singapore
9.0 Pachinko Min Jin LeeMin Jin Leeb Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Diaries, 1942-1954 James Lees-MilneJames Lees-Milne Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 WTF?!: An Economic Tour of the Weird Peter LeesonPeter Leeson Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
9.0 Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Edwin LefevreEdwin Lefevre Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Biography United States
7.5 The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies Ryszard LegutkoRyszard Legutko Non-Fiction testPolitics Poland
7.0 This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral - Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking! - in America's Gilded Capital Mark LeibovitzMark Leibovitz Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.5 The Age of Keynes Robert LekachmanRobert Lekachman Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Biography United States
8.5 Imaginary Magnitude Stanislaw LemStanislaw Lem Fiction testScience Fiction Poland
7.0 Death at La Fenice Donna LeonDonna Leon Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Maximum Bob Elmore LeonardElmore Leonard Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Cuba Libre Elmore LeonardElmore Leonard Fiction testGeneral, Mystery/Crime United States
8.0 Walking on the Edge of the World: A Memoir of the Sixties and Beyond George LeonardGeorge Leonardb Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, History United States
8.0 Joe Gould’s Teeth Jill LeporeJill Lepore Non-Fiction testHistory, Biography United States
7.5 These Truths: A History of the United States Jill LeporeJill Lepore Non-Fiction testHistory United States
8.0 A Hero of Our Time Mikhail LermontovMikhail Lermontov Fiction testGeneral Russia
9.0 Leaving the Atocha Station Ben LernerBen Lerner Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 10:04 Ben LernerBen Lerner Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 The Mystery of the Yellow Room Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux Fiction testMystery/Crime France
9.5 The Golden Notebook Doris LessingDoris Lessing Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 Suicide Edouard LeveEdouard Leve Fiction testGeneral France
9.0 If This Is a Man Primo LeviPrimo Levi Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, History Italy
7.5 The Truce Primo LeviPrimo Levi Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, History Italy
8.0 Rosemary's Baby Ira LevinIra Levin Fiction testHorror United States
7.5 The Power of Persuasion: How We're Bought and Sold Robert LevineRobert Levine Non-Fiction testPsychology, Business/Management United States
8.5 A Working Stiff's Manifesto: A Memoir of Thirty Jobs I Quit, Nine That Fired Me, and Three I Can't Remember Iain LevisonIain Levison Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Business/Management United States
8.5 This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession Daniel LevitinDaniel Levitin Non-Fiction testMusic, Psychology United States
8.0 Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Steven LevittSteven Levitt Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Sociology United States
8.0 Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution Steven LevySteven Levy Non-Fiction testTechnology United States
8.0 Losers: The Road to Everyplace but the White House Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
9.0 The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
8.0 The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Business/Management United States
9.5 Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testSports, Economics/Finance United States
9.5 Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Biography United States
7.0 The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testSports, Biography United States
8.0 The Premonition: A Pandemic Story Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testPolitics, Medicine United States
7.5 The Money Culture Michael LewisMichael Lewis Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.0 The Tetherballs of Bougainville Mark LeynerMark Leyner Fiction testGeneral, Science Fiction United States
7.0 The Other Alexander Margarita LiberakiMargarita Liberaki Fiction testGeneral Greece
7.5 The Sweet Science A.J. LieblingA.J. Liebling Non-Fiction testSports United States
8.5 Einstein's Dreams Alan LightmanAlan Lightman Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 What the Dead Know Laura LippmanLaura Lippman Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Lady in the Lake Laura LippmanLaura Lippman Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 After I'm Gone Laura LippmanLaura Lippman Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace David LipskyDavid Lipsky Non-Fiction testBiography, Literary Studies United States
7.5 Absolutely American: Four Years at West Point David LipskyDavid Lipsky Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
7.0 History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier Deborah LipstadtDeborah Lipstadt Non-Fiction testHistory United States
7.0 The Passion According to G.H. Clarice LispectorClarice Lispector Fiction testGeneral Brazil
9.0 The Complete Stories Clarice LispectorClarice Lispector Fiction testShort Stories United States
9.0 The Dark Forest Cixin LiuCixin Liu Fiction testScience Fiction China
8.5 The Three-Body Problem Cixin LiuCixin Liu Fiction testScience Fiction China
8.5 Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation Ken LiuKen Liub Fiction testScience Fiction China
8.0 Origins of the Federal Reserve System: Money, Class and Corporate Capitalism, 1890-1913 James LivingstonJames Livingston Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, History United States
7.0 A Non-Random Walk Down Wall Street Andrew LoAndrew Lo Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
7.0 Nice Work David LodgeDavid Lodge Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.0 Deaf Sentence David LodgeDavid Lodge Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.5 Changing Places David LodgeDavid Lodge Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.0 Kalevala: The Epic Poem of Finland Elias LonnrotElias Lonnrot Fiction testPoetry Finland
7.5 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady Anita LoosAnita Loos Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Waterfront: A Walk Around Manhattan Philip LopatePhilip Lopate Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 The Wrong Blood Manuel de LopeManuel de Lope Fiction testGeneral Spain
8.0 The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren Jonathan LopezJonathan Lopez Non-Fiction testTrue Crime, Art/Architecture United States
7.0 Letters From a Self-Made Merchant to His Son George Horace LorimerGeorge Horace Lorimer Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 The Shadow over Innsmouth H.P. LovecraftH.P. Lovecraft Fiction testHorror United States
9.0 Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist Roger LowensteinRoger Lowenstein Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.0 While America Aged: How Pension Debts Ruined General Motors, Stopped the NYC Subways, Bankrupted San Diego, and Loom as the Next Financial Crisis Roger LowensteinRoger Lowenstein Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
9.5 When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management Roger LowensteinRoger Lowenstein Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
8.0 The Lodger Marie Belloc LowndesMarie Belloc Lowndes Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 The Matarese Circle Robert LudlumRobert Ludlum Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Bourne Ultimatum Robert LudlumRobert Ludlum Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood Kristin LukerKristin Luker Non-Fiction testPolitics, Sociology United States
9.0 Making Movies Sidney LumetSidney Lumet Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs John LydonJohn Lydon Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade Thomas LynchThomas Lynch Non-Fiction testEssays, Autobiography/Memoir United States