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List of famous alternate history books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular alternate history books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best alternate history novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

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'48 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
'48 James Herbert

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11/22/63 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
11/22/63 Stephen King

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1632 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1632 Eric Flint

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1633 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1633 Eric Flint, David Weber

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1634: The Bavarian Crisis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1634: The Bavarian Crisis Eric Flint, Virginia DeMarce

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1634: The Galileo Affair is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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1634: The Ram Rebellion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1634: The Ram Rebellion Eric Flint, Virginia DeMarce

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1635: The Cannon Law is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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1635: The Dreeson Incident is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1635: The Dreeson Incident Eric Flint, Virginia DeMarce

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1635: The Eastern Front is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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1635: The Tangled Web is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1635: The Tangled Web Virginia DeMarce

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1636: The Kremlin Games is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1636: The Kremlin Games Eric Flint, Gorg Huff, Paula Goodlett

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1636: The Saxon Uprising is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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1812: The Rivers of War is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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1824: The Arkansas War is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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1862 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1862 Robert Conroy

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1901 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1901 Robert Conroy

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1940 - England Invaded is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1940 - England Invaded Simon Washbourne

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1942 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1942 Robert Conroy

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1945 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1945 William R. Forstchen, Newt Gingrich

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1945 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1945 Robert Conroy

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1Q84 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
1Q84 Haruki Murakami

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A Calculus of Angels is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Calculus of Angels Gregory Keyes

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A Connecticut Yankee in King A... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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A Different Flesh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Different Flesh Harry Turtledove

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A Dream of John Ball is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Dream of John Ball William Morris

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A Fistful of Charms is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Fistful of Charms Kim Harrison

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A Meeting at Corvallis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Meeting at Corvallis S. M. Stirling

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A Midsummer Tempest is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Midsummer Tempest Poul Anderson

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A Rebel in Time is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Rebel in Time Harry Harrison

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A Study in Sorcery is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A Study in Sorcery Michael Kurland

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A World of Difference is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
A World of Difference Harry Turtledove

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Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronic... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

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After America is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
After America John Birmingham

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After Dachau is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
After Dachau Daniel Quinn

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Against the Tide of Years is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Against the Tide of Years S. M. Stirling

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Airborn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Airborn Kenneth Oppel

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Alternate Presidents is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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Alternate Tyrants is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Alternate Tyrants Mike Resnick

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Alvin Journeyman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Alvin Journeyman Orson Scott Card

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American Empire: Blood and Iro... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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American Empire: The Center Ca... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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American Empire: The Victoriou... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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And Having Writ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
And Having Writ... Donald R. Bensen

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Anno Dracula is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Anno Dracula Kim Newman

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Anti-Ice is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Anti-Ice Stephen Baxter

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Arabesk trilogy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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Aristopia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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Attentatet i Pålsjö skog is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels

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Aztec Century is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Alternate History Books and Novels
Aztec Century Christopher Evans