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 Boy: Tales of Childhood Roald DahlRoald Dahl Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business Fredric DannenFredric Dannen Non-Fiction testMusic United States
8.0 Number: The Language of Science Tobias DantzigTobias Dantzig Non-Fiction testMathematics/Statistics, Science/Nature United States
8.5 The Mersault Investigation Kamel DaoudKamel Daoud Fiction testGeneral Algeria
8.5 On the Origin of Species Charles DarwinCharles Darwin Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United Kingdom
7.0 The Black Man's Burden: Africa and the Curse of the Nation-State Basil DavidsonBasil Davidson Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United Kingdom
7.0 Reading Style: A Life in Sentences Jenny DavidsonJenny Davidsonb Non-Fiction testLiterary Studies United States
8.5 The Rose of Tibet Lionel DavidsonLionel Davidsonc Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.0 Under Plum Lake Lionel DavidsonLionel Davidsonc Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.0 The Keynes Solution: The Path to Global Economic Prosperity Paul DavidsonPaul Davidsond Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
9.0 Varieties of Disturbance Lydia DavisLydia Davis Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.0 In Praise of Barbarians: Essays against Empire Mike DavisMike Davisb Non-Fiction testEssays, Politics United States
7.5 City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles Mike DavisMike Davisb Non-Fiction testSociology, Politics United States
8.5 The Mouse in the Mountain Norbert DavisNorbert Davisc Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 River Out of Eden Richard DawkinsRichard Dawkins Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United Kingdom
9.0 Unweaving the Rainbow Richard DawkinsRichard Dawkins Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United Kingdom
7.0 The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing Richard DawkinsRichard Dawkins Non-Fiction testScience/Nature, Essays United Kingdom
7.0 The God Delusion Richard DawkinsRichard Dawkins Non-Fiction testReligion, Philosophy United Kingdom
8.5 The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life Richard DawkinsRichard Dawkins Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United Kingdom
9.5 The Selfish Gene Richard DawkinsRichard Dawkins Non-Fiction testScience/Nature United Kingdom
7.0 Corelli’s Mandolin Louis de BernieresLouis De Bernieres Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.0 The Consolations of Philosophy Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Self-Help United Kingdom
7.5 The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Non-Fiction testSociology, Business/Management United Kingdom
9.0 The Architecture of Happiness Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Non-Fiction testArt/Architecture, Philosophy United Kingdom
9.0 The Art of Travel Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Non-Fiction testTravel/Adventure United Kingdom
9.5 How Proust Can Change Your Life Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Literary Studies United Kingdom
7.0 Status Anxiety Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Non-Fiction testPhilosophy, Psychology United Kingdom
8.0 Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Non-Fiction testReligion United Kingdom
7.0 Essays in Love Alain de BottonAlain de Botton Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.5 Birth of a Bridge Maylis De KerangalMaylis De Kerangel Fiction testGeneral
9.5 A Naked Singularity Sergio de la PavaSergio de la Pava Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Personae Sergio de la PavaSergio de la Pava Fiction testGeneral United States
9.5 Democracy in America Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics France
7.5 The Mackerel Plaza Peter De VriesPeter De Vries Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies: Communicative Capitalism and Left Politics Jodi DeanJodi Dean Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Politics United States
7.5 Nine Lives: My Time as the West's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda Aimen DeanAimen Dean Non-Fiction testPolitics, Autobiography/Memoir Saudi Arabia
7.5 Lou Reed: A Life Anthony DeCurtisAnthony DeCurtis Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United Kingdom
7.0 Love and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning Claire DedererClaire Dederer Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Moll Flanders Daniel DefoeDaniel Defoe Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.0 Out of Our Past: The Forces That Shaped Modern America Carl DeglerCarl Degler Non-Fiction testHistory United States
8.5 Berlin Game Len DeightonLen Deighton Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 Mexico Set Len DeightonLen Deighton Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.0 Americana Don DeLilloDon DeLillo Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Libra Don DeLilloDon DeLillo Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 End Zone Don DeLilloDon DeLillo Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 White Noise Don DeLilloDon DeLillo Fiction testGeneral United States
9.5 Underworld Don DeLilloDon DeLillo Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea Barbara DemickBarbara Demick Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.0 The Lion Nelson DeMilleNelson DeMille Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Plum Island Nelson DeMilleNelson DeMille Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Night Fall Nelson DeMilleNelson DeMille Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 The Gold Coast Nelson DeMilleNelson DeMille Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Mr. Bligh’s Bad Language: Passion, Power and the Theater on the Bounty Greg DeningGreg Dening Non-Fiction testHistory Australia
9.0 My Life as a Quant: Reflections on Physics and Finance Emanuel DermanEmanuel Derman Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Let It Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs, America’s Greatest Rock Critic Jim DeRogatisJim DeRogatis Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United States
8.5 The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World David DeutschDavid Deutsch Non-Fiction testScience/Nature, History United Kingdom
7.0 Experience and Education John DeweyJohn Dewey Non-Fiction testEducation, Philosophy United States
7.0 The Sisters Brothers Patrick deWittPatrick deWitt Fiction testGeneral Canada
8.0 The Remorseful Day Colin DexterColin Dexter Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 The Way Through the Woods Colin DexterColin Dexter Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 In the Distance Hernan DiazHernan Diaz Fiction testGeneral United States
10.0 Ubik Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
8.5 Martian Time-Slip Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
8.0 VALIS Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
7.5 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
7.0 The Divine Invasion Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
9.0 The Man in the High Castle Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
9.0 A Scanner Darkly Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
8.5 The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick Fiction testScience Fiction United States
8.5 Pickwick Papers Charles DickensCharles Dickens Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.0 A Christmas Carol Charles DickensCharles Dickens Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 A Tale of Two Cities Charles DickensCharles Dickens Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
9.0 Bleak House Charles DickensCharles Dickens Fiction testGeneral, Mystery/Crime United Kingdom
9.5 Deliverance James DickeyJames Dickey Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Blue Nights Joan DidionJoan Didion Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Essays United States
9.0 The Year of Magical Thinking Joan DidionJoan Didion Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Slouching Towards Bethlehem Joan DidionJoan Didion Non-Fiction testEssays
7.5 Play It As It Lays Joan DidionJoan Didion Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 An American Childhood Annie DillardAnnie Dillard Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Annie DillardAnnie Dillard Non-Fiction testScience/Nature
8.0 Out of Africa Isak DinesenIsak Dinesen Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir Denmark
8.5 One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War Michael DobbsMichael Dobbs Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United Kingdom
8.0 Berlin Alexanderplatz Alfred DoblinAlfred Doblin Fiction testGeneral Germany
7.5 Little Brother Cory DoctorowCory Doctorow Fiction testScience Fiction Canada
8.0 The Waterworks E.L. DoctorowE.L. Doctorowb Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 A Singular Man J.P. DonleavyJ.P. Donleavy Fiction testGeneral Ireland
7.0 Room Emma DonoghueEmma Donoghue Fiction testMystery/Crime Ireland
7.5 Death and the Maiden Ariel DorfmanAriel Dorfman Fiction testPlays Chile
7.5 Notes from Underground Fyodor DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky Fiction testGeneral Russia
8.5 The Idiot Fyodor DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky Fiction testGeneral Russia
9.0 Heaven’s Coast: A Memoir Mark DotyMark Doty Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, History United States
8.5 The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery Ross DouthatRoss Douthat Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Medicine United States
7.0 The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success Ross DouthatRoss Douthat Non-Fiction testPolitics, Sociology United States
8.0 Oil 101 Morgan DowneyMorgan Downey Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance United States
8.0 A Study in Scarlet Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle Fiction testMystery/Crime Scotland
8.0 The Sign of Four Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle Fiction testMystery/Crime Scotland
7.5 A Star Called Henry Roddy DoyleRoddy Doyleb Fiction testGeneral Ireland
9.5 The Millstone Margaret DrabbleMargaret Drabble Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
8.5 Adventures of a Bystander Peter DruckerPeter Drucker Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management, Autobiography/Memoir Austria
7.0 Music at Midnight: The Life and Poetry of George Herbert John DruryJohn Drury Non-Fiction testBiography, Literary Studies United Kingdom
8.5 Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other Ken DrydenKen Dryden Non-Fiction testSports, Biography Canada
7.0 Home Game: Hockey and Life in Canada Ken DrydenKen Dryden Non-Fiction testSports, Sociology Canada
8.5 Game Change: The Life and Death of Steve Montador, and the Future of Hockey Ken DrydenKen Dryden Non-Fiction testSports, Biography Canada
10.0 The Game Ken DrydenKen Dryden Non-Fiction testSports, Autobiography/Memoir Canada
9.0 You Have the Right to Remain Innocent James DuaneJames Duane Non-Fiction testOther United States
8.0 House of Sand and Fog Andre Dubus IIIAndre Dubus III Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Townie Andre Dubus IIIAndre Dubus III Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 A Handbook on Hanging Charles DuffCharles Duff Non-Fiction testSociology United Kingdom
9.0 Life Itself! Elaine DundyElaine Dundy Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater
7.0 The Dud Avocado Elaine DundyElaine Dundy Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Vegas: A Memoir of a Dark Season John Gregory DunneJohn Gregory Dunne Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 The Inspector Barlach Mysteries: The Judge and His Hangman & Suspicion Friedrich DurrenmattFriedrich Durrenmatt Fiction testMystery/Crime Switzerland
7.5 The Execution of Justice Friedrich DurrenmattFriedrich Durrenmatt Fiction testMystery/Crime Switzerland
8.5 The Pledge Friedrich DurrenmattFriedrich Durrenmatt Fiction testMystery/Crime Switzerland
7.5 Atlantic Island Tony DuvertTony Duvert Fiction testGeneral France
7.5 The Coast of Chicago: Stories Stuart DybekStuart Dybek Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.5 Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society Richard DyerRichard Dyer Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater, Sociology United Kingdom
9.5 Chronicles, Volume 1 Bob DylanBob Dylan Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 The Philosophy of Modern Song Bob DylanBob Dylan Non-Fiction testMusic United States