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
7.0 Released for Death Henry WadeHenry Wade Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
9.0 How the Beatles Destroyed Rock 'n' Roll: An Alternative History of American Popular Music Elijah WaldElijah Wald Non-Fiction testMusic United States
8.0 Prompt & Utter Destruction: Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan J. Samuel WalkerJ. Samuel Walker Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United States
8.5 The Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Benjamin WallaceBenjamin Wallace Non-Fiction testFood, History United States
9.5 Infinite Jest David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men: Stories David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.0 The Broom of the System David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 The Pale King David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Both Flesh and Not: Essays David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Non-Fiction testEssays United States
10.0 A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Non-Fiction testEssays, Sports United States
8.0 Quack This Way: David Foster Wallace & Bryan A. Garner Talk Language and Writing David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Non-Fiction testOther United States
9.0 Oblivion: Stories David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.5 Girl with Curious Hair David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Fiction testShort Stories United States
10.0 Consider the Lobster and Other Essays David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Non-Fiction testEssays, Sports United States
7.5 String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallaceb Non-Fiction testSports, Essays United States
7.0 Black Macho and the Myth of the Super-Woman Michele WallaceMichele Wallacec Non-Fiction testSociology United States
8.0 The Glass Castle Jeannette WallsJeannette Walls Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 The Tanners Robert WalserRobert Walser Fiction testGeneral Switzerland
8.5 Milking the Moon: A Southerner's Story of Life on this Planet Eugene WalterEugene Walter Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Hollywood Moon Joseph WambaughJoseph Wambaugh Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Hollywood Station Joseph WambaughJoseph Wambaugh Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Blooding: The True Story of the Narborough Village Murders Joseph WambaughJoseph Wambaugh Non-Fiction testTrue Crime, Sociology United States
7.5 Hollywood Hills Joseph WambaughJoseph Wambaugh Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Hollywood Crows Joseph WambaughJoseph Wambaugh Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance Dean WarehamDean Wareham Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 The Element of Lavishness: Letters of Sylvia Townsend Warner & William Maxwell, 1938-1978 Sylvia Townsend WarnerSylvia Townsend Warner Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United Kingdom
7.0 Dina's Book Herbjorg WassmoHerbjorg Wassmo Fiction testGeneral Norway
8.0 The Wisdom of Insecurity Alan WattsAlan Watts Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Self-Help United Kingdom
7.5 Put Out More Flags Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.0 Decline and Fall Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 The Duchess of Malfi John WebsterJohn Webster Fiction testPlays United Kingdom
8.0 The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters Daniel WegnerDaniel Wegner Non-Fiction testPsychology United States
7.0 Gravity & Grace Simone WeilSimone Weil Non-Fiction testPhilosophy United States
7.0 The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty Eudora WeltyEudora Welty Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.5 Boggs: A Comedy of Values Lawrence WeschlerLawrence Weschler Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Art/Architecture United States
7.0 Uglies Scott WesterfeldScott Westerfeld Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Bad News Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Pity Him Afterwards Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Kahawa Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 I Gave at the Office Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Tomorrow's Crimes Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testScience Fiction, Short Stories United States
9.0 Get Real Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Jimmy the Kid Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime
9.0 361 Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Nobody's Perfect Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
10.0 The Ax Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Trust Me on This Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Watch Your Back! Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Somebody Owes Me Money Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Brothers Keepers Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Smoke Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 A Likely Story Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Road to Ruin Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Spy in the Ointment Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Help, I Am Being Held Prisoner Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Don't Ask Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Forever and a Death Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Put a Lid On It Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Fugitive Pigeon Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Why Me? Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Bank Shot Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Drowned Hopes Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Murderous Schemes: An Anthology of Classic Detective Stories Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime, Short Stories United States
9.5 Memory Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime
7.5 Killy Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Enough! Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime, Short Stories United States
9.0 The Hook Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Sacred Monster Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 What's So Funny? Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Hot Rock Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Mercenaries Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Dancing Aztecs Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 What's the Worst that Could Happen? Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Good Behavior Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Thieves' Dozen Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime, Short Stories United States
8.5 God Save the Mark Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Two Much Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Baby, Would I Lie? Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Money for Nothing Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Busy Body Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Levine Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime, Short Stories United States
9.0 Cops and Robbers Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Humans Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Fiction testMystery/Crime, Science Fiction United States
8.5 The Getaway Car: A Donald Westlake Nonfiction Miscellany Donald WestlakeDonald Westlake Non-Fiction testLiterary Studies, Essays United States
7.0 The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency Chris WhippleChris Whipple Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
9.0 A Boy’s Own Story Edmund WhiteEdmund White Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 Medieval Technology and Social Change Lynn White Jr.Lynn Whiteb Jr. Non-Fiction testHistory, Technology United States
8.0 The Underground Railroad Colson WhiteheadColson Whitehead Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins Hal WhiteheadHal Whiteheadb Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United States
8.0 Hell Can Wait Harry WhittingtonHarry Whittington Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 A Haven for the Damned Harry WhittingtonHarry Whittington Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 A Ticket to Hell Harry WhittingtonHarry Whittington Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Organization Man William WhyteWilliam Whyte Non-Fiction testSociology, Business/Management United States
7.0 Brothers and Keepers John Edgar WidemanJohn Edgar Wideman Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar WildeOscar Wilde Fiction testPlays Ireland
8.5 The Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton WilderThornton Wilder Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 The Way Inn Will WilesWill Wiles Fiction testGeneral, Horror United Kingdom
9.5 The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration Isabel WilkersonIsabel Wilkerson Non-Fiction testHistory, Sociology United States
9.0 The Happiest Man in the World: An Account of the Life of Poppa Neutrino Alec WilkinsonAlec Wilkinson Non-Fiction testBiography, Travel/Adventure United States
7.5 My Mentor: A Young Man's Friendship with William Maxwell Alec WilkinsonAlec Wilkinson Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United States
7.0 Midnights: A Year with the Wellfleet Police Alec WilkinsonAlec Wilkinson Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Sociology United States
8.5 Moonshine: A Life in Pursuit of White Liquor Alec WilkinsonAlec Wilkinson Non-Fiction testBiography, Sociology United States
8.0 Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball George F. WillGeorge F. Will Non-Fiction testSports, Biography United States
8.5 Pick-Up Charles WillefordCharles Willeford Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Shark-Infested Custard Charles WillefordCharles Willeford Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 George: An Early Autobiography Emlyn WilliamsEmlyn Williams Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United Kingdom
9.0 Nothing in Her Way Charles K. WilliamsCharles K. Williams Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Man on the Run Charles K. WilliamsCharles K. Williams Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Descent Into Hell Charles WilliamsCharles Williams Fiction testScience Fiction United Kingdom
8.0 Stoner John WilliamsJohn Williamsb Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories Joy WilliamsJoy Williamsc Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.5 Outlaw Blues: A Book of Rock Music Paul WilliamsPaul Williamsd Non-Fiction testMusic United States
8.0 This Is Not a Game Walter Jon WilliamsWalter Jon Williamsf Fiction testScience Fiction United States
8.0 The Doctor Stories William Carlos WilliamsWilliam Carlos Williamsg Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.0 Happy Days Jason WilliamsonJason Williamson Fiction testShort Stories United Kingdom
7.0 Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music Ellen WillisEllen Willis Non-Fiction testMusic, Essays United States
7.5 The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power Garry WillsGarry Wills Non-Fiction testPolitics, History United States
9.5 Nixon Agonistes: The Crisis of the Self-Made Man Garry WillsGarry Wills Non-Fiction testPolitics, History United States
9.0 Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Bad Taste Carl WilsonCarl Wilson Non-Fiction testMusic, Philosophy United States
9.0 Cotton Christopher WilsonChristopher Wilsonb Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
9.5 Mischief Christopher WilsonChristopher Wilsonb Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
9.0 Blueglass Christopher WilsonChristopher Wilsonb Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 The Black Room Colin WilsonColin Wilsonc Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 The Outsider Colin WilsonColin Wilsonc Non-Fiction testPhilosophy United Kingdom
7.5 Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge Edward O. WilsonEdward O. Wilsond Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Science/Nature United States
7.5 The Force Don WinslowDon Winslow Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Twenty-Year Death Ariel WinterAriel Winter Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Cloudstreet Tim WintonTim Winton Fiction testGeneral Australia
9.0 How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, The Turn of the Century and the Patient Zero of Piracy Stephen WittStephen Witt Non-Fiction testMusic United States
7.0 Murder in Blue Clifford WittingClifford Witting Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy: Insights and Evidence Eugene WittkopfEugene Wittkopf Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.0 Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies James WolcottJames Wolcott Non-Fiction testJournalism/Media Studies, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 The Right Stuff Tom WolfeTom Wolfe Non-Fiction testBiography, Science/Nature United States
9.0 The Bonfire of the Vanities Tom WolfeTom Wolfe Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers Tom WolfeTom Wolfe Non-Fiction testSociology, Essays United States
8.5 In Pharoah's Army: Memories of the Lost War Tobias WolffTobias Wolff Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, History United States
7.0 Top Heavy: A Study of the Increasing Inequality of Wealth in the United States Edward WolffEdward Wolff Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
8.0 Duke of Deception: Memories of My Father Geoffrey WolffGeoffrey Wolffb Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Our Story Begins: New and Selected Stories Tobias WolffTobias Wolffc Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.5 Old School Tobias WolffTobias Wolffc Fiction testGeneral United States
9.5 This Boy's Life: A Memoir Tobias WolffTobias Wolffc Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 The Female Persuasion Meg WolitzerMeg Wolitzer Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 The Wife Meg WolitzerMeg Wolitzer Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Random Acts of Senseless Violence Jack WomackJack Womack Fiction testScience Fiction United States
8.0 The Bubble Economy: Japan's Extraordinary Speculative Boom of the '80s and the Dramatic Bust of the '90s Christopher WoodChristopher Wood Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, History Japan
8.0 The Radicalism of the American Revolution Gordon WoodGordon Woodb Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United States
7.5 The American Revolution: A History Gordon WoodGordon Woodb Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United States
8.5 The Nearest Thing to Life James WoodJames Woodc Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United Kingdom
7.5 Tomato Red Daniel WoodrellDaniel Woodrell Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court Bob WoodwardBob Woodward Non-Fiction testPolitics, History United States
7.5 Lowboy John WrayJohn Wray Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Tony and Susan Austin WrightAustin Wright Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief Lawrence WrightLawrence Wrightb Non-Fiction testReligion, Sociology United States
9.5 The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 Lawrence WrightLawrence Wrightb Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United States
7.5 Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp David Lawrence WrightLawrence Wrightb Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United States
9.0 The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt's New World Andrea WulfAndrea Wulf Non-Fiction testScience/Nature, Biography United States
8.5 The Day of the Triffids John WyndhamJohn Wyndham Fiction testScience Fiction United Kingdom
9.0 The Midwich Cuckoos John WyndhamJohn Wyndham Fiction testScience Fiction United Kingdom