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
9.0 L.A. RequiemL.A. Requiem Robert CraisCrais Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Labyrinth of SpiritsThe Labyrinth of Spirits Carlos Ruiz ZafonZafon Fiction testGeneral Spain
8.5 Lady in the LakeLady in the Lake Laura LippmanLippman Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 Lament for a MakerLament for a Maker Michael InnesInnes Fiction testMystery/Crime Scotland
7.5 Largesse of the Sea MaidenThe Largesse of the Sea Maiden Denis JohnsonJohnson Fiction testShort Stories United States
7.5 Las Vegas Blackjack DiaryLas Vegas Blackjack Diary Stuart PerryPerry Non-Fiction testGambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Last CoyoteThe Last Coyote Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Last Evenings on EarthLast Evenings on Earth Roberto BolanoBolano Fiction testShort Stories Chile
7.5 Last Exit to BrooklynLast Exit to Brooklyn Hubert Selby Jr.Selby Jr. Fiction testGeneral United States
9.5 Last Good KissThe Last Good Kiss James CrumleyCrumley Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Last Interview and Other ConversationsThe Last Interview and Other Conversations Ursula Le GuinLe Guin Non-Fiction testEssays, Biography
8.5 Last Night at the LobsterLast Night at the Lobster Stewart O'NanO'Nan Fiction testGeneral United States
8.0 Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty: The Game, The Team, and the Cost of GreatnessThe Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty: The Game, The Team, and the Cost of Greatness Buster OlneyOlney Non-Fiction testSports United States
8.5 Last Night: StoriesLast Night: Stories James SalterSalter Fiction testShort Stories United States
8.5 Last of the VostyachsThe Last of the Vostyachs Diego MaraniMarani Fiction testGeneral Italy
8.5 Last Party: Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock The Last Party: Britpop, Blair and the Demise of English Rock John HarrisHarrisb Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United Kingdom
8.0 Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co.The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co. William D. CohanCohan Non-Fiction testBusiness/Management, Economics/Finance United States
7.0 Late ShowThe Late Show Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Later Diaries of Ned Rorem: 1961-1972The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem: 1961-1972 Ned RoremRorem Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Music United States
9.0 Laughing PolicemanThe Laughing Policeman Maj SjowallSjowall Fiction testMystery/Crime Sweden
9.0 Law of InnocenceThe Law of Innocence Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Le Grand MeaulnesLe Grand Meaulnes Henri Alain-FournierAlain-Fournier Fiction testGeneral France
9.0 League of Frightened MenThe League of Frightened Men Rex StoutStout Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Learning from Las VegasLearning from Las Vegas Robert VenturiVenturi Non-Fiction testArt/Architecture, Travel/Adventure United States
8.0 Leave the World BehindLeave the World Behind Rumaan AlamAlam Fiction testGeneral United States
9.0 Leaving the Atocha StationLeaving the Atocha Station Ben LernerLerner Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Left in the Dark: Film Reviews and Essays 1998-2001Left in the Dark: Film Reviews and Essays 1998-2001 Stuart KlawansKlawans Non-Fiction testFilm/TV/Theater, Essays United States
7.0 LegacyA Legacy Sybille BedfordBedford Fiction testGeneral Germany
7.0 Legacy of SpiesA Legacy of Spies John le Carrele Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 Lempriere’s DictionaryLempriere’s Dictionary Lawrence NorfolkNorfolk Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.0 Let It Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs, America’s Greatest Rock CriticLet It Blurt: The Life and Times of Lester Bangs, America’s Greatest Rock Critic Jim DeRogatisDeRogatis Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United States
7.0 Letter to His FatherLetter to His Father Franz KafkaKafka Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir Czech Republic
7.0 Letters From a Self-Made Merchant to His SonLetters From a Self-Made Merchant to His Son George Horace LorimerLorimer Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Letters of William GaddisLetters of William Gaddis William GaddisGaddis Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Letters to a Young ContrarianLetters to a Young Contrarian Christopher HitchensHitchens Non-Fiction testPolitics, Philosophy United Kingdom
7.0 Letters to VeraLetters to Vera Vladimir NabokovNabokov Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies Russia
9.0 Let’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Bad TasteLet’s Talk About Love: Why Other People Have Bad Taste Carl WilsonWilson Non-Fiction testMusic, Philosophy United States
7.0 Level 7Level 7 Mordecai RoshwaldRoshwald Fiction testScience Fiction United States
9.0 Levels of the GameLevels of the Game John McPheeMcPhee Non-Fiction testSports, Biography United States
7.0 LeviathanLeviathan Paul AusterAuster Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 LevineLevine Donald WestlakeWestlake Fiction testMystery/Crime, Short Stories United States
9.5 Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall StreetLiar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction testEconomics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Liars’ Club: A MemoirThe Liars’ Club: A Memoir Mary KarrKarr Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 LibraLibra Don DeLilloDeLillo Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Library at NightThe Library at Night Alberto ManguelManguel Non-Fiction testEssays, Literary Studies Argentina
7.0 Lie Down, KillerLie Down, Killer Richard S. PratherPrather Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 LifeLife Keith RichardsRichards Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Life and Opinions of Zacharias LichterThe Life and Opinions of Zacharias Lichter Matei CalinescuCalinescu Fiction testGeneral Romania
9.5 Life and Times of Michael KLife and Times of Michael K J.M. CoetzeeCoetzee Fiction testGeneral South Africa
7.0 Life and Times of the Thunderbolt KidThe Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Bill BrysonBryson Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Life Beyond Boundaries: A MemoirA Life Beyond Boundaries: A Memoir Benedict AndersonAnderson Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Politics United Kingdom
9.0 Life Itself!Life Itself! Elaine DundyDundy Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater
7.0 Life Itself: A MemoirLife Itself: A Memoir Roger EbertEbert Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United States
7.5 Life of an Anarchist: The Alexander Berkman ReaderLife of an Anarchist: The Alexander Berkman Reader Alexander BerkmanBerkman Non-Fiction testPolitics, Biography United States
8.5 Life of Samuel JohnsonThe Life of Samuel Johnson James BoswellBoswell Non-Fiction testBiography, Literary Studies Scotland
8.5 Life on the RunLife on the Run Bill BradleyBradley Non-Fiction testSports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Life Worth Living: The Selected Letters of John HoltA Life Worth Living: The Selected Letters of John Holt John HoltHoltb Non-Fiction testEducation, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Life, the Universe and EverythingLife, the Universe and Everything Douglas AdamsAdams Fiction testScience Fiction United Kingdom
10.0 Light of DayThe Light of Day Eric AmblerAmbler Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
7.5 Light that Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the SmithsA Light that Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths Tony FletcherFletcher Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography
9.5 Light YearsLight Years James SalterSalter Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 LighthouseThe Lighthouse P.D. JamesJamesd Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.0 Lights of Pointe-NoireThe Lights of Pointe-Noire Alain MabanckouMabanckou Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Anthropology France
9.0 Likely StoryA Likely Story Donald WestlakeWestlake Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 LikenessThe Likeness Tana FrenchFrench Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.5 Lime TwigThe Lime Twig John HawkesHawkes Fiction testGeneral United States
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 RussiaLimonov: 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 CarrereCarrere Fiction testGeneral France
7.0 Lincoln HighwayThe Lincoln Highway Amor TowlesTowles Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Lincoln in the BardoLincoln in the Bardo George SaundersSaunders Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 Lincoln LawyerThe Lincoln Lawyer Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Line of FireLine of Fire Donald HamiltonHamilton Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.0 LionThe Lion Nelson DeMilleDeMille Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the 20th CenturyLipstick Traces: A Secret History of the 20th Century Greil MarcusMarcus Non-Fiction testHistory United States
9.0 Listen to ThisListen to This Alex RossRoss Non-Fiction testMusic, Essays United States
7.0 Listening WomanListening Woman Tony HillermanHillerman Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.5 Literary ConferenceThe Literary Conference Cesar AiraAira Fiction testGeneral Argentina
7.5 Little BrotherLittle Brother Cory DoctorowDoctorow Fiction testScience Fiction Canada
8.5 Little Buddhist Monk / The ProofThe Little Buddhist Monk / The Proof Cesar AiraAira Fiction testGeneral Argentina
7.5 Little Drummer GirlThe Little Drummer Girl John le Carrele Carre Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
8.5 Little ScarletLittle Scarlet Walter MosleyMosley Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Little SisterThe Little Sister Raymond ChandlerChandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology WatcherThe Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher Lewis ThomasThomasc Non-Fiction testScience/Nature, Medicine United States
7.5 Lives Other than My OwnLives Other than My Own Emmanuel CarrereCarrere Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure France
8.0 LodgerThe Lodger Marie Belloc LowndesLowndes Fiction testMystery/Crime United Kingdom
10.0 LolitaLolita Vladimir NabokovNabokov Fiction testGeneral Russia
8.0 London Journal, 1762-1763London Journal, 1762-1763 James BoswellBoswell Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure Scotland
9.5 Lonesome DoveLonesome Dove Larry McMurtryMcMurtry Fiction testGeneral United States
8.5 Long GoodbyeThe Long Goodbye Raymond ChandlerChandler Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
7.5 Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the RoadThe Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road Finn MurphyMurphy Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure United States
9.5 Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 Lawrence WrightWrightb Non-Fiction testHistory, Politics United States
9.5 Lord JimLord Jim Joseph ConradConrad Fiction testGeneral Poland
7.0 Lord of the FliesLord of the Flies William GoldingGolding Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 Losers, WeepersLosers, Weepers Ellery QueenQueen Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Losers: The Road to Everyplace but the White HouseLosers: The Road to Everyplace but the White House Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction testPolitics United States
7.0 Lost and WantedLost and Wanted Nell FreudenbergerFreudenberger Fiction testGeneral
8.0 Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the AmazonThe Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon David GrannGrann Non-Fiction testHistory, Travel/Adventure United States
9.0 Lost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American MusiciansLost Highway: Journeys and Arrivals of American Musicians Peter GuralnickGuralnick Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United States
7.0 Lost HorizonLost Horizon James HiltonHilton Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
9.0 Lost in the FunhouseLost in the Funhouse John BarthBarth Fiction testShort Stories United States
8.0 Lost KeyThe Lost Key Catherine CoulterCoulter Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Lost LightLost Light Michael ConnellyConnelly Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
9.0 Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad BoyLost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy Ben SonnenbergSonnenberg Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir, Journalism/Media Studies United States
7.5 Lou Reed: A LifeLou Reed: A Life Anthony DeCurtisDeCurtis Non-Fiction testMusic, Biography United Kingdom
8.0 Love and Death in the American NovelLove and Death in the American Novel Leslie FiedlerFiedler Non-Fiction testLiterary Studies United States
7.0 Love and Trouble: A Midlife ReckoningLove and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning Claire DedererDederer Non-Fiction testAutobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Love for Sale: Pop Music in AmericaLove for Sale: Pop Music in America David HajduHajdu Non-Fiction testMusic United States
9.0 Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York that Changed Music ForeverLove Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York that Changed Music Forever Will HermesHermes Non-Fiction testMusic, History United States
7.0 Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a TimeLove is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time Rob SheffieldSheffield Non-Fiction testMusic, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Lovely BonesThe Lovely Bones Alice SeboldSebold Fiction testGeneral United States
7.5 Love’s Lovely CounterfeitLove’s Lovely Counterfeit James M. CainCain Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Loving SabotageLoving Sabotage Amelie NothombNothomb Fiction testGeneral Belgium
7.0 Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New YorkLow Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York Luc SanteSante Non-Fiction testHistory, Sociology United States
7.5 LowboyLowboy John WrayWray Fiction testGeneral United States
7.0 Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the SeventiesLucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies James WolcottWolcott Non-Fiction testJournalism/Media Studies, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Lucky BastardLucky Bastard Charles McCarryMcCarry Fiction testMystery/Crime
7.5 Lucky JimLucky Jim Kingsley AmisAmis Fiction testGeneral United Kingdom
7.5 Lunatic at LargeThe Lunatic at Large J. Storer CloustonClouston Fiction testGeneral Scotland
9.5 Lush LifeLush Life Richard PricePrice Fiction testMystery/Crime United States
8.0 Lytton Strachey: The New BiographyLytton Strachey: The New Biography Michael HolroydHolroyd Non-Fiction testBiography, Literary Studies United Kingdom