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

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Rating Title Author Sort descending Genre Sub Genre(s) Country Year
7.0 The Secret Root D.S. CahrD.S. Cahr Fiction testScience Fiction United States
10.0 Double Indemnity James M. CainJames M. Cain Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Love’s Lovely Counterfeit James M. CainJames M. Cain Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. CainJames M. Cain Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Butterfly James M. CainJames M. Cain Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Serenade James M. CainJames M. Cain Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Life and Opinions of Zacharias Lichter Matei CalinescuMatei Calinescu Fiction testGeneral Romania
7.0 The Hero with a Thousand Faces Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell Non-Fiction testHistory, Psychology United States
8.0 All the Living and the Dead: From Embalmers to Executioners, an Exploration of the People Who Have Made Death Their Life's Work Hayley CampbellHayley Campbell Non-Fiction testMedicine, Sociology United Kingdom
8.0 The Stranger Albert CamusAlbert Camus Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 The Fall Albert CamusAlbert Camus Fiction testGeneral France
7.0 The First Man Albert CamusAlbert Camus Fiction testGeneral France
8.0 American Passage: The History of Ellis Island Vincent CannatoVincent Cannato Non-Fiction testHistory United States
8.5 A Rumor of War Philip CaputoPhilip Caputo Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, History United States
7.0 The Master of Knots Massimo CarlottoMassimo Carlotto Fiction testMystery/Crime Italy
9.0 Hard Rain Falling Don CarpenterDon Carpenter Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of His Life David CarrDavid Carr Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Journalism/Media Studies United States
7.0 A Month in the Country J.L. CarrJ.L. Carrb Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 The Three Coffins John Dickson CarrJohn Dickson Carrc Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Captain Cut-Throat John Dickson CarrJohn Dickson Carrc Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Class Trip & The Mustache Emmanuel CarrereEmmanuel Carrere Fiction testGeneral France
7.5 Lives Other than My Own Emmanuel CarrereEmmanuel Carrere Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure France
9.5 The Adversary: A True Story of Monstrous Deception Emmanuel CarrereEmmanuel Carrere Non-Fiction testTrue Crime France
8.0 Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia Emmanuel CarrereEmmanuel Carrere Fiction testGeneral France
7.0 The Kingdom Emmanuel CarrereEmmanuel Carrere Fiction testGeneral
8.5 Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup John CarreyrouJohn Carreyrou Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries (1971-1973) Jim CarrollJim Carroll Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility James CarseJames Carse Non-Fiction testPhilosophy United States
7.0 Breakfast at the Victory: The Mysticism of Ordinary Experience James CarseJames Carse Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Psychology United States
8.5 The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy Bill CarterBill Carter Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater United States
7.5 Herself Surprised Joyce CaryJoyce Cary Fiction testGeneral Ireland
7.0 The Art of Mystery: The Search for Questions Maud CaseyMaud Casey Non-Fiction testLiterary Studies United States
7.0 How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities John CassidyJohn Cassidy Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
8.0 Dolly City Orly Castel-BloomOrly Castel-Bloom Fiction testGeneral Israel
7.5 Paradigms Lost: Images of Man in the Mirror of Science John CastiJohn Casti Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United States
8.0 The Vorrh Brian CatlingBrian Catling Fiction testScience Fiction United Kingdom
8.5 The Rehearsal Eleanor CattonEleanor Catton Fiction testGeneral New Zealand
7.5 And the Ass Saw the Angel Nick CaveNick Cave Fiction testGeneral Australia
8.0 Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register if the Moral Life Stanley CavellStanley Cavell Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Film/TV/Theater United States
7.0 Castle to Castle Louis-Ferdinand CelineLouis-Ferdinand Celine Fiction testGeneral France
8.0 The Yanomamo: Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology Napoleon ChagnonNapoleon Chagnon Non-Fiction testAnthropology, Sociology United States
7.0 Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes – The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists Napoleon ChagnonNapoleon Chagnon Non-Fiction testAnthropology, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Witness Whittaker ChambersWhittaker Chambers Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
7.0 Devil Take the Hindmost: A History of Financial Speculation Edward ChancellorEdward Chancellor Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, History United Kingdom
8.5 The Long Goodbye Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Playback Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 The Big Sleep Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Little Sister Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Farewell, My Lovely Raymond ChandlerRaymond Chandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 No Orchids for Miss Blandish James Hadley ChaseJames Hadley Chase Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 What Am I Doing Here Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure, Essays United Kingdom
7.5 In Patagonia Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin Non-Fiction testHistory, Travel/Adventure United Kingdom
8.5 Utz Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.0 On the Black Hill Bruce ChatwinBruce Chatwin Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
9.5 Black Wings Has My Angel Elliott ChazeElliott Chaze Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Incompletes Sergio ChejfecSergio Chejfec Fiction testGeneral Argentina
8.0 The Beauties: Essential Stories Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov Fiction testShort Stories Russia
9.0 The Man Who Was Thursday G.K. ChestertonG.K. Chesterton Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 All Things Considered G.K. ChestertonG.K. Chesterton Non-Fiction testEssays United Kingdom
9.5 The Everlasting Man G.K. ChestertonG.K. Chesterton Non-Fiction testReligion United Kingdom
8.5 The Innocence of Father Brown G.K. ChestertonG.K. Chesterton Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 61 Hours Lee ChildLee Child Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.0 Worth Dying For Lee ChildLee Child Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 Killing Floor Lee ChildLee Child Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 The Riddle of the Sands Erskine ChildersErskine Childers Fiction testMystery/Crime Ireland
8.5 On the Edge Rafael ChirbesRafael Chirbes Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky Non-Fiction testPolitics, Journalism/Media Studies United States
7.5 Chronicles of Dissent: Interviews with David Barsamian Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.0 The Chomsky Reader Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.0 Propaganda and the Public Mind Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky Non-Fiction testPolitics, Journalism/Media Studies United States
8.0 The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail Clayton ChristensenClayton Christensen Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management, Technology United States
7.5 The Clayton M. Christensen Reader Clayton ChristensenClayton Christensen Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management United States
7.0 Any Old Way You Choose It: Rock and Other Pop Music, 1967-1973 Robert ChristgauRobert Christgau Non-Fiction testMusic, Essays United States
7.5 Going Into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man Robert ChristgauRobert Christgau Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 The A.B.C. Murders Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity Carlo CipollaCarlo Cipolla Non-Fiction testSociology Italy
7.0 The Sum of All Fears Tom ClancyTom Clancy Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Clear and Present Danger Tom ClancyTom Clancy Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Hunt for Red October Tom ClancyTom Clancy Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 What is a Masterpiece? Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark Non-Fiction testArt/Architecture United Kingdom
8.5 Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension Andy ClarkAndy Clark Non-Fiction testPsychology United Kingdom
7.0 The Cradle Will Fall Mary Higgins ClarkMary Higgins Clarkb Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Remember Me Mary Higgins ClarkMary Higgins Clarkb Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 A Cry in the Night Mary Higgins ClarkMary Higgins Clarkb Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Where Are the Children? Mary Higgins ClarkMary Higgins Clarkb Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 While My Pretty One Sleeps Mary Higgins ClarkMary Higgins Clarkb Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Mr. White's Confession Robert ClarkRobert Clarkc Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes Richard A. ClarkeRichard A. Clarke Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.0 A Spy for All Seasons: My Life in the CIA Duane ClarridgeDuane Clarridge Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
9.5 Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones James ClearJames Clear Non-Fiction testSelf-Help United States
7.5 Paris Vagabond Jean-Paul ClebertJean-Paul Clebert Fiction testGeneral France
7.0 Need to Know Karen ClevelandKaren Cleveland Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Lunatic at Large J. Storer CloustonJ. Storer Clouston Fiction testGeneral Scotland
7.0 Wisteria Cottage Robert CoatesRobert Coates Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Tell No One Harlan CobenHarlan Coben Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Gone for Good Harlan CobenHarlan Coben Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And American Culture Alexander CockburnAlexander Cockburn Non-Fiction testPolitics, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Corruptions of Empire: Life Studies and the Reagan Era Alexander CockburnAlexander Cockburn Non-Fiction testPolitics, History United States
7.0 The Politics of Anti-Semitism Alexander CockburnAlexander Cockburn Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
9.0 The Golden Age Is in Us: Journeys & Encounters 1987-1994 Alexander CockburnAlexander Cockburn Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
8.0 The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution Patrick CockburnPatrick Cockburnc Non-Fiction testPolitics Ireland
8.0 Murder Among Children Tucker CoeTucker Coe Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Don't Lie To Me Tucker CoeTucker Coe Fiction testMystery/Crime
8.0 Kinds of Love, Kinds of Death Tucker CoeTucker Coe Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life J.M. CoetzeeJ.M. Coetzee Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir South Africa
9.5 Life and Times of Michael K J.M. CoetzeeJ.M. Coetzee Fiction testGeneral South Africa
7.0 Stranger Shores: Literary Essays (1986-1999) J.M. CoetzeeJ.M. Coetzee Non-Fiction testEssays, Literary Studies South Africa
8.0 The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co. William D. CohanWilliam D. Cohan Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management, Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Screen Plays: How 25 Screenplays Made It to a Theater Near You - For Better or Worse David CohenDavid Cohen Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater United States
7.5 Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime Eliot CohenEliot Cohenc Non-Fiction testHistory United States
7.0 The Pursuit of the Millennium: Revolutionary Millenarians and Mystical Anarchists of the Middle Ages Norman CohnNorman Cohn Non-Fiction testHistory, Religion United States
8.0 The Moonstone Wilkie CollinsWilkie Collins Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 Quarry's Deal Max Allan CollinsMax Allan Collins Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Quarry Max Allan CollinsMax Allan Collins Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Quarry’s Climax Max Allan CollinsMax Allan Collins Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 True Detective Max Allan CollinsMax Allan Collins Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Woman in White Wilkie CollinsWilkie Collins Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
10.0 Mrs. Bridge Evan ConnellEvan Connell Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 Mr. Bridge Evan ConnellEvan Connell Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 The Narrows Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Gods of Guilt Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Dark Sacred Night Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime
8.0 The Black Echo Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Drop Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Lost Light Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Fair Warning Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Late Show Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Desert Star Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Nine Dragons Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 A Darkness More than Night Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Wrong Side of Goodbye Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Overlook Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Burning Room Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Poet Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Closers Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Fifth Witness Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Concrete Blonde Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Lincoln Lawyer Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Trunk Music Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Law of Innocence Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 The Reversal Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 City of Bones Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Two Kinds of Truth Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Brass Verdict Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Angels Flight Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Crossing Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime
7.5 The Night Fire Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime
7.0 Echo Park Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Black Box Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Last Coyote Michael ConnellyMichael Connelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Enemies of Promise Cyril ConnollyCyril Connolly Non-Fiction testLiterary Studies, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.0 The Unquiet John ConnollyJohn Connolly Fiction testMystery/Crime Ireland
9.0 Heart of Darkness Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad Fiction testGeneral Poland
7.0 The Secret Sharer Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad Fiction testGeneral Poland
10.0 The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad Fiction testMystery/Crime Poland
9.5 Lord Jim Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad Fiction testGeneral Poland
8.5 Victory: An Island Tale Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad Fiction testGeneral Poland
7.0 Chance Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 Stop-Time Frank ConroyFrank Conroy Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Brushback K.C. ConstantineK.C. Constantine Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Coma Robin CookRobin Cook Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Class Jilly CooperJilly Cooper Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.0 I Am the Cheese Robert CormierRobert Cormier Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Postmortem Patricia CornwellPatricia Cornwell Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul Stuart CosgroveStuart Cosgrove Non-Fiction testHistory, Music Scotland
9.0 Becoming Trader Joe Joe CoulombeJoe Coulombe Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Business/Management United States
7.5 The Devil's Triangle Catherine CoulterCatherine Coulter Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Lost Key Catherine CoulterCatherine Coulter Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The End Game Catherine CoulterCatherine Coulter Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The Final Cut Catherine CoulterCatherine Coulter Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Girlfriend in a Coma Douglas CouplandDouglas Coupland Fiction testGeneral Canada
7.0 Stayin' Alive: the 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class Jefferson CowieJefferson Cowie Non-Fiction testSociology, History United States
8.0 Voodoo River Robert CraisRobert Crais Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 L.A. Requiem Robert CraisRobert Crais Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Promise Robert CraisRobert Crais Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Taken Robert CraisRobert Crais Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction Matthew CrawfordMatthew Crawford Non-Fiction testPsychology United States
7.5 Follies of the Wise: Dissenting Essays Frederick CrewsFrederick Crews Non-Fiction testEssays, Psychology United States
7.5 All We Need of Hell Harry CrewsHarry Crewsb Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 The Knockout Artist Harry CrewsHarry Crewsb Fiction testGeneral United States
9.5 A Childhood: The Biography of a Place Harry CrewsHarry Crewsb Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 A Feast of Snakes Harry CrewsHarry Crewsb Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Drug of Choice Michael CrichtonMichael Cri Fiction testMystery/Crime, Science Fiction United States
7.5 Travels Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure United States
8.5 Sphere Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton Fiction testScience Fiction, Mystery/Crime United States
8.5 Airframe Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton Fiction testScience Fiction, Mystery/Crime United States
9.0 Jurassic Park Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton Fiction testScience Fiction, Mystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Andromeda Strain Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton Fiction testScience Fiction, Mystery/Crime United States
8.0 The Secret of Santa Vittoria Robert CrichtonRobert Crichtonc Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 Betting on Myself: Adventures of a Horseplayer and Publisher Steven CristSteven Crist Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Sports United States
7.0 Where Memories Lie Deborah CrombieDeborah Crombie Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Cronenberg on Cronenberg David CronenbergDavid Cronenberg Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater Canada
9.5 Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West William CrononWilliam Cronon Fiction testHistory, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Net Worth: Exploding the Myths of Pro Hockey David CruiseDavid Cruise Non-Fiction testSports, Economics/Finance Canada
9.5 The Last Good Kiss James CrumleyJames Crumley Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 The Blue Hour Alonso CuetoAlonso Cueto Fiction testGeneral Peru