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For all things literary, this is the place to be. The title may say books, but in an age of new media, there are plenty of other written works to cover (like magazines, papers, and the like). If it's got words, it's here.
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  1. +vote The Best Writers of All Time

    The Best Writers of All Time

    98,237 votes
    The pen is truly mightier than the sword, and if you’re a book enthusiast you know that to be true. Some of history’s most influential people were authors, writing ...
  2. +vote The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    The Best Celebrity Autobiographies

    9,596 votes
    List of celebrity autobiographies, ranked best to worst by fans. Books written by famous people in Hollywood are included in this list. So what makes a celebrity ...
  3. +vote The Best Short Poems to Memorize

    The Best Short Poems to Memorize

    12,260 votes
    What is the best short poem to memorize? This list includes great poems that are easy to memorize such as "Dream within a Dream," "This Is Just to ...
  4. +vote The Best Erotic Fiction Writers

    The Best Erotic Fiction Writers

    6,487 votes
    A detailed list of the best erotic fiction writers of all time. Fans of erotic romance fiction will enjoy this list of the most popular and well-liked erotic ...
  5. +vote The Best Novels About World War 2

    The Best Novels About World War 2

    4,682 votes
    This is a list about the best novels about World War 2 - basically a genre onto itself considering how extensively it has been covered in literature and art. But ...
  6. +vote The Best Novels About College

    The Best Novels About College

    200 votes
    This list is about the best novels about college; it answers the question, “What are the best fictional books about college?” The college years are some of the ...
  7. +vote The Best Catholic Authors

    The Best Catholic Authors

    1,007 votes
    Some of history’s most influential and recognizable literary works were written by famous Catholic authors. Who hasn’t heard classics like Ulysses or  A ...
  8. +vote The Best Novels About Sociopaths

    The Best Novels About Sociopaths

    912 votes
    This is a list about the best novels about sociopaths. Have you ever wondered what the best fiction stories featuring sociopaths are? Some of the most chilling ...
  9. +vote The Best Anton Chekhov Short Stories

    The Best Anton Chekhov Short Stories

    268 votes
    The absolute best Anton Chekhov short stories of all time, ranked by the community. This list has the most popular Anton Chekhov short stories. Chekhov was born in ...
  10. +vote The Best Women's Magazines (U.S.)

    The Best Women's Magazines (U.S.)

    1,820 votes
    A list of the top U.S. Women's Interest Magazines, as voted on by readers of the publication. Quality of writing, strength of voice, variety of topics covered and ...
  11. +vote The Best Sci-Fi Novels About Outer Space

    The Best Sci-Fi Novels About Outer Space

    760 votes
    While we await the technology to fly humanity to Mars, there's always one way to travel the vast, mysterious depths of the great unknown: books! This is ...
  12. +vote The Best English Poets of All Time

    The Best English Poets of All Time

    1,389 votes
    Who is the best English poet? This list includes the greats, poets such as Rudyard Kipling, John Keats, Geoffrey Chaucer, and William Shakespeare. From the ...
  13. +vote The Best Young Adult Fantasy Series

    The Best Young Adult Fantasy Series

    535 votes
    Whether they are set in gritty future landscapes or feature larger-than-life creatures, the best young adult fantasy series capture readers' imaginations. But ...
  14. +vote The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults

    The Best Inspirational Books for Young Adults

    209 votes
    The most memorable books are often the ones that make you feel something. These inspirational young adult novels and nonfiction books set out to do just that, ...
  15. +vote The Best Memoirs Ever Written

    The Best Memoirs Ever Written

    2,712 votes
    The best memoirs throughout literary history have managed to both educate and entertain readers over the years. They have introduced characters as compelling as ...
  16. +vote 50+ Good Books With Little in the Title

    50+ Good Books With Little in the Title

    139 votes
    It turns out that books with little in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 50+ good books with little in the title, including both fiction and ...
  17. +vote Good Books for 12 Year Olds

    Good Books for 12 Year Olds

    159 votes
    This list features great books for 12 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best books for 12 year olds span genres and come from many ...
  18. +vote Novels with the Best Love Stories

    Novels with the Best Love Stories

    11,469 votes
    This list is about novels with the best love stories; it answers the question, “What are the best books about love stories?” Love stories can take us all over ...
  19. +vote The Best Spanish Authors

    The Best Spanish Authors

    448 votes
    List of the best Spanish authors, including familiar names of novelists, poets and authors of nonfiction work that have come from Spain or have an involvement in ...
  20. +vote History's Greatest Essayists

    History's Greatest Essayists

    2,695 votes
    Some of the most famous literary works are essays, written by great authors and writers. Essays span a variety of genres, including comedy, non-fiction, history, ...
  21. +vote The Best O. Henry Stories

    The Best O. Henry Stories

    237 votes
    The absolute best O. Henry stories of all time, ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular stories written by American writer O. Henry, and ...
  22. +vote The Best Biographical Novels Ever Written

    The Best Biographical Novels Ever Written

    1,773 votes
    A list of the finest biographical novels to ever tell life stories. Like historical novels, biographical novels can be tough to pin down because they blur the line ...
  23. +vote The Best Men's Fashion Magazines

    The Best Men's Fashion Magazines

    1,266 votes
    A list of the best fashion magazines for men. Magazines for the fashionable man have grown in numbers over the last few years. While bookstores and newsstands ...
  24. +vote The Best Novels About the Civil War

    The Best Novels About the Civil War

    555 votes
    This is a list about the best novels about the Civil War; this list answers the question, "What are the best historical fiction books about the Civil ...
  25. +vote The Best Flannery O'Connor Short Stories

    The Best Flannery O'Connor Short Stories

    351 votes
    The absolute best Flannery O’Connor short stories of all time, as ranked by the community. This list has the most popular Flannery O’Connor short stories. O'Connor ...

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