Recommended Books A-Z

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

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Rating Title Sort descending Author Genre Sub Genre(s) Country Year
8.5 Baba Yaga Laid an EggBaba Yaga Laid an Egg Dubravka UgresicUgresic Fiction testGeneral Croatia
7.5 Baby, Would I Lie?Baby, Would I Lie? Donald WestlakeWestlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Back StoryBack Story Robert B. ParkerParker Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 BackflashBackflash Richard StarkStark Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Background to DangerBackground to Danger Eric AmblerAmbler Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American WomenBacklash: The Undeclared War Against American Women Susan FaludiFaludi Non-Fiction testSociology United States
7.0 Backstage Wall Street: An Insider’s Guide to Knowing Who to Trust, Who to Run From, and How to Maximize Your InvestmentsBackstage Wall Street: An Insider’s Guide to Knowing Who to Trust, Who to Run From, and How to Maximize Your Investments Joshua BrownBrownac Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
8.0 Bad Behavior: StoriesBad Behavior: Stories Mary GaitskillGaitskill Fiction testShort Stories United States
8.5 Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupBad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup John CarreyrouCarreyrou Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management, Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Bad City: Peril and Power in the City of AngelsBad City: Peril and Power in the City of Angels Paul PringlePringle Non-Fiction testJournalism/Media Studies, True Crime United States
7.0 Bad MonkeyBad Monkey Carl HiaasenHiaasen Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Bad NewsBad News Donald WestlakeWestlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma FlacksBad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks Ben GoldacreGoldacre Non-Fiction testScience/Nature, Mathematics/Statistics United Kingdom
7.0 Bad Seed: The Biography of Nick CaveBad Seed: The Biography of Nick Cave Ian JohnstonJohnston Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United Kingdom
8.5 Bad Vibes: Britpop and My Part in Its DownfallBad Vibes: Britpop and My Part in Its Downfall Luke HainesHaines Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American MusicThe Bakersfield Sound: How a Generation of Displaced Okies Revolutionized American Music Robert PricePriceb Non-Fiction testMusic, History United States
7.0 Ball FourBall Four Jim BoutonBouton Non-Fiction testSports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Bang the Drum SlowlyBang the Drum Slowly Mark HarrisHarrisc Fiction testGeneral, Sports United States
9.5 Bank ShotBank Shot Donald WestlakeWestlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 BarcelonaBarcelona Robert HughesHughesb Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, Art/Architecture Spain
9.5 Bartleby, the ScrivenerBartleby, the Scrivener Herman MelvilleMelville Fiction testShort Stories United States
9.0 Baseball 100The Baseball 100 Joe PosnanskiPosnanski Non-Fiction testSports, Biography United States
7.5 Based on a True Story: Not a MemoirBased on a True Story: Not a Memoir Norm MacdonaldMacdonaldc Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Humor Canada
7.0 Basic Laws of Human StupidityThe Basic Laws of Human Stupidity Carlo CipollaCipolla Non-Fiction testSociology Italy
7.0 Basil Street Blues: A MemoirBasil Street Blues: A Memoir Michael HolroydHolroyd Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Basin and RangeBasin and Range John McPheeMcPhee Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United States
9.0 Battle for Christmas: A Social and Cultural History of Our Most Cherished HolidayThe Battle for Christmas: A Social and Cultural History of Our Most Cherished Holiday Stephen NissenbaumNissenbaum Non-Fiction testHistory, Sociology United States
7.0 Be Slightly Evil: A Playbook for SociopathsBe Slightly Evil: A Playbook for Sociopaths Venkatesh RaoRao Non-Fiction testSelf-Help United States
8.0 Be True to Your School: A Diary of 1964Be True to Your School: A Diary of 1964 Bob GreeneGreene Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 BearBear Marian EngelEngel Fiction testGeneral Canada
7.5 BeartownBeartown Fredrik BackmanBackman Fiction testGeneral Sweden
8.5 Beast Must DieThe Beast Must Die Nicholas BlakeBlake Fiction testMystery/Crime Ireland
8.0 Beatles: The BiographyThe Beatles: The Biography Bob SpitzSpitz Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United States
8.0 Beauties: Essential StoriesThe Beauties: Essential Stories Anton ChekhovChekhov Fiction testShort Stories Russia
9.0 Becoming Trader JoeBecoming Trader Joe Joe CoulombeCoulombe Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Business/Management United States
7.5 Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical AphorismsThe Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms Nassim Nicholas TalebTaleb Non-Fiction testPhilosophy United States
8.0 Before MidnightBefore Midnight Rex StoutStout Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Before the FactBefore the Fact Francis IlesIles Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the WorldThe Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World David DeutschDeutsch Non-Fiction testScience/Nature, History United Kingdom
8.5 Behave: The Science of Humans at our Best and WorstBehave: The Science of Humans at our Best and Worst Robert SapolskySapolsky Non-Fiction testScience/Nature, Psychology United States
9.0 Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai UndercityBehind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity Katherine BooBoo Non-Fiction testSociology, History United States
7.0 Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the EndBeing Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Atul GawandeGawande Non-Fiction testMedicine United States
7.5 Being ThereBeing There Jerzy KosinskiKosinski Fiction testGeneral Poland
7.0 Believing is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of PhotographyBelieving is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography Errol MorrisMorrisb Non-Fiction testArt/Architecture United States
8.0 Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a CityThe Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City Anna ShermanSherman Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, History United States
7.5 BelovedBeloved Toni MorrisonMorrison Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Beneath the Underdog: His World as Composed by MingusBeneath the Underdog: His World as Composed by Mingus Charles MingusMingus Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Music United States
7.5 Benny Muscles InBenny Muscles In Peter RabeRabe Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Berlin AlexanderplatzBerlin Alexanderplatz Alfred DoblinDoblin Fiction testGeneral Germany
8.5 Berlin GameBerlin Game Len DeightonDeighton Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 Bertrand Russell's BestBertrand Russell's Best Bertrand RussellRussell Non-Fiction testPhilosophy United Kingdom
7.5 Best ManThe Best Man Gore VidalVidal Fiction testPlays United States
8.0 Best of Mr. Fortune StoriesThe Best of Mr. Fortune Stories H.C. BaileyBailey Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 Best of Q: Who the Hell?The Best of Q: Who the Hell? Tom HibbertHibbert Non-Fiction testMusic, Essays United Kingdom
7.5 Bet With the Best: All New Strategies From America's Leading HandicappersBet With the Best: All New Strategies From America's Leading Handicappers Andrew BeyerBeyer Non-Fiction testGambling/Games, Sports United States
9.0 Better Angels of our NatureThe Better Angels of Our Nature Steven PinkerPinker Non-Fiction testHistory, Sociology United States
9.0 Betting on Myself: Adventures of a Horseplayer and PublisherBetting on Myself: Adventures of a Horseplayer and Publisher Steven CristCrist Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Sports United States
8.0 Between ParenthesesBetween Parentheses Roberto BolanoBolano Non-Fiction testEssays, Literary Studies Chile
8.5 Beyond BlackBeyond Black Hilary MantelMantel Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.0 Bicycle DiariesBicycle Diaries David ByrneByrne Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Big Midweek: Life Inside The FallThe Big Midweek: Life Inside The Fall Steve HanleyHanley Fiction testMusic, Biography Ireland
7.0 Big NowhereThe Big Nowhere James EllroyEllroy Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Big Screen: The Story of the MoviesThe Big Screen: The Story of the Movies David ThomsonThomson Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater United Kingdom
8.0 Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Business/Management United States
9.5 Big SleepThe Big Sleep Raymond ChandlerChandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and WinThe Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win Maria KonnikovaKonnikova Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Gambling/Games United States
8.5 Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of WineThe Billionaire’s Vinegar: The Mystery of the World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine Benjamin WallaceWallace Non-Fiction testFood, History United States
9.5 Billy Budd, SailorBilly Budd, Sailor Herman MelvilleMelville Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Billy SummersBilly Summers Stephen KingKing Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and LifeBird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life Anne LamottLamott Non-Fiction testLiterary Studies, Essays United States
9.5 BirdsThe Birds Tarjei VesaasVesaas Fiction testGeneral Norway
8.5 Birth of a BridgeBirth of a Bridge Maylis De KerangalDe Kerangel Fiction testGeneral France
8.5 Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World Was CreatedThe Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World Was Created William BernsteinBernstein Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, History United States
8.5 Black and BlueBlack and Blue Ian RankinRankin Fiction testMystery/Crime Scotland
7.5 Black BoxThe Black Box Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Black EchoThe Black Echo Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall StreetBlack Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street Sheelah KolhatkarKolhatkar Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Black Ice ScoreThe Black Ice Score Richard StarkStark Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Black Macho and the Myth of the Super-WomanBlack Macho and the Myth of the Super-Woman Michele WallaceWallacec Non-Fiction testSociology United States
7.0 Black Man's Burden: Africa and the Curse of the Nation-StateThe Black Man's Burden: Africa and the Curse of the Nation-State Basil DavidsonDavidson Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United Kingdom
7.5 Black MountainThe Black Mountain Rex StoutStout Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Black Music of Two WorldsBlack Music of Two Worlds John Storm RobertsRobertsb Non-Fiction testMusic United States
9.0 Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll RomanceBlack Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance Dean WarehamWareham Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Black RainBlack Rain Georges SimenonSimenon Fiction testMystery/Crime Belgium
7.5 Black RoomThe Black Room Colin WilsonWilsonc Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 Black SunThe Black Sun James TwiningTwining Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
9.0 Black SundayBlack Sunday Thomas HarrisHarrisf Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Black Wings Has My AngelBlack Wings Has My Angel Elliott ChazeChaze Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Blackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in WinnemuccaBlackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in Winnemucca Barry MeadowMeadow Non-Fiction testGambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Blaming the Victims: Spurious Scholarship and the Palestinian QuestionBlaming the Victims: Spurious Scholarship and the Palestinian Question Edward SaidSaid Non-Fiction testPolitics, History United States
8.5 Blank WallThe Blank Wall Elisabeth Sanxay HoldingHolding Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Bleak HouseBleak House Charles DickensDickens Fiction testGeneral, Mystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 Blessing WayThe Blessing Way Tony HillermanHillerman Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Blind Side: Evolution of a GameThe Blind Side: Evolution of a Game Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction testSports, Biography United States
7.0 Blind Willow, Sleeping WomanBlind Willow, Sleeping Woman Haruki MurakamiMurakami Fiction testShort Stories Japan
8.5 BlindnessBlindness Jose SaramagoSaramago Fiction testGeneral, Science Fiction Portugal
7.0 Blink: The Power of Thinking Without ThinkingBlink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking Malcolm GladwellGladwell Non-Fiction testSociology, Psychology Canada
9.0 Blood and Money: A True Story of Murder, Passion, and PowerBlood and Money: A True Story of Murder, Passion, and Power Thomas ThompsonThompsond Non-Fiction testTrue Crime United States
8.5 Blood on the DesertBlood on the Desert Peter RabeRabe Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Blooding: The True Story of the Narborough Village MurdersThe Blooding: The True Story of the Narborough Village Murders Joseph WambaughWambaugh Non-Fiction testTrue Crime, Sociology United States
8.5 Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and StalinBloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin Timothy SnyderSnyder Non-Fiction testHistory United States
9.5 Blue FlowerThe Blue Flower Penelope FitzgeraldFitzgeraldc Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 Blue HourThe Blue Hour Alonso CuetoCueto Fiction testGeneral Peru
7.5 Blue NightsBlue Nights Joan DidionDidion Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Essays United States
9.0 BlueglassBlueglass Christopher WilsonWilsonb Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.0 Blues People: Negro Music in White AmericaBlues People: Negro Music in White America LeRoi JonesJonesb Non-Fiction testMusic, History United States
9.0 Body: A Guide for OccupantsThe Body: A Guide for Occupants Bill BrysonBryson Non-Fiction testMedicine United States
7.5 Boggs: A Comedy of ValuesBoggs: A Comedy of Values Lawrence WeschlerWeschler Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Art/Architecture United States
9.0 Bonfire of the VanitiesThe Bonfire of the Vanities Tom WolfeWolfe Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 Book of DisquietThe Book of Disquiet Fernando PessoaPessoa Non-Fiction testPhilosophy Portugal
7.5 Book of IllusionsThe Book of Illusions Paul AusterAuster Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Book of QuestionsThe Book of Questions Pablo NerudaNeruda Fiction testPoetry Chile
8.5 BookshopThe Bookshop Penelope FitzgeraldFitzgeraldc Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.5 Born on the Fourth of JulyBorn on the Fourth of July Ron KovicKovic Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, History United States
9.0 Born Standing Up: A Comic's LifeBorn Standing Up: A Comic's Life Steve MartinMartin Non-Fiction testHumor, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Born to RunBorn to Run Bruce SpringsteenSpringsteen Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 BostoniansThe Bostonians Henry JamesJamesc Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766 James BoswellBoswell Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir Scotland
7.5 BotchanBotchan Natsume SosekiSoseki Fiction testGeneral Japan
7.0 Both Flesh and Not: EssaysBoth Flesh and Not: Essays David Foster WallaceWallaceb Non-Fiction testEssays United States
7.0 Bourne UltimatumThe Bourne Ultimatum Robert LudlumLudlum Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 BoxThe Box Peter RabeRabe Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Box of DelightsThe Box of Delights John MasefieldMasefield Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.0 Boy Scout Handbook and Other ObservationsThe Boy Scout Handbook and Other Observations Paul FussellFussell Non-Fiction testEssays United States
9.5 Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial LifeBoyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life J.M. CoetzeeCoetzee Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir South Africa
8.0 Boys of SummerThe Boys of Summer Roger KahnKahn Non-Fiction testSports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Boy’s Own StoryA Boy’s Own Story Edmund WhiteWhite Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 Brass VerdictThe Brass Verdict Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Brave New WorldBrave New World Aldous HuxleyHuxley Fiction testScience Fiction United States
7.0 Brave New World RevisitedBrave New World Revisited Aldous HuxleyHuxley Non-Fiction testEssays, Literary Studies United States
9.0 Brazilian AdventureBrazilian Adventure Peter FlemingFlemingb Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Breakfast at the Victory: The Mysticism of Ordinary ExperienceBreakfast at the Victory: The Mysticism of Ordinary Experience James CarseCarse Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Psychology United States
7.0 Breaking Bad: The Official BookBreaking Bad: The Official Book Alan SepinwallSepinwall Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater United States
9.0 BreakoutBreakout Richard StarkStark Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Breaks of the GameThe Breaks of the Game David HalberstamHalberstam Non-Fiction testSports United States
7.0 Brethren: Inside the Supreme CourtThe Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court Bob WoodwardWoodward Non-Fiction testPolitics, History United States
8.5 BriarpatchBriarpatch Ross ThomasThomasf Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Bridge of San Luis ReyThe Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton WilderWilder Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 Bridge on the DrinaThe Bridge on the Drina Ivo AndricAndric Fiction testGeneral Serbia
7.5 Brief History of NeoliberalismA Brief History of Neoliberalism David HarveyHarvey Non-Fiction testPolitics, History United States
7.5 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men: StoriesBrief Interviews with Hideous Men: Stories David Foster WallaceWallaceb Fiction testShort Stories United States
9.0 Brighton RockBrighton Rock Graham GreeneGreenec Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for MillionsBringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions Ben MezrichMezrich Non-Fiction testGambling/Games United States
7.0 Broom of the SystemThe Broom of the System David Foster WallaceWallaceb Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Brothers and KeepersBrothers and Keepers John Edgar WidemanWideman Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Brothers KeepersBrothers Keepers Donald WestlakeWestlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 BrushbackBrushback K.C. ConstantineConstantine Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Brutal TellingThe Brutal Telling Louise PennyPenny Fiction testMystery/Crime Canada
8.0 Bubble Economy: Japan's Extraordinary Speculative Boom of the '80s and the Dramatic Bust of the '90sThe Bubble Economy: Japan's Extraordinary Speculative Boom of the '80s and the Dramatic Bust of the '90s Christopher WoodWood Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, History Japan
9.0 Buffett: The Making of an American CapitalistBuffett: The Making of an American Capitalist Roger LowensteinLowenstein Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.0 Bull FeverBull Fever Kenneth TynanTynan Non-Fiction testEssays, Sports United Kingdom
7.0 Buppies, B-Boys, Baps and Bohos: Notes on Post-Soul Black CultureBuppies, B-Boys, Baps and Bohos: Notes on Post-Soul Black Culture Nelson GeorgeGeorge Non-Fiction testMusic, Sociology United States
7.5 Burglar’s Guide to the CityA Burglar’s Guide to the City Geoff ManaughManaugh Non-Fiction testTrue Crime, Sociology United States
8.0 Burning RoomThe Burning Room Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall StreetBusiness Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street John BrooksBrooksc Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Business/Management United States
7.0 Busting Vegas: The MIT Whiz Kid Who Brought the Casinos to Their KneesBusting Vegas: The MIT Whiz Kid Who Brought the Casinos to Their Knees Ben MezrichMezrich Non-Fiction testGambling/Games United States
7.5 Busy BodyThe Busy Body Donald WestlakeWestlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Butcher's BoyThe Butcher's Boy Thomas PerryPerryb Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Butcher's MoonButcher's Moon Richard StarkStark Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 ButterflyThe Butterfly James M. CainCain Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 By Night in ChileBy Night in Chile Roberto BolanoBolano Fiction testGeneral Chile