Books That Changed My Life
The most life changing books, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd of hundreds of people. If you are looking for books that will change your life, these have the themes, characters and story-arcs to do it. From the courage and determination of Frodo as he ventures into Mordor to the conviction of Atticus as he defends a man a whole town has already condemned, t...
The Origins of the 10 Most Iconic Monsters in Pop Culture
The most classic monsters in pop culture history are as iconic as they are for a reason. Many of them have a long, sometimes centuries old past in storytelling and real history that give them a sense of realism that inspires wonder, curiosity and fear in all of us. So, here are the origins of the most iconic monsters in pop culture history. Happy Halloween.
The Best Novels Ever Written
This is the ultimate list of the best novels of all time, which is based on influence, originality, popularity, and personal affections. You can make the case for many books to be on this list, but only a few can be considered the best novel ever written. For as long as books have been around, there has been debate amongst book enthusiasts over what truly is...
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
A list of the 1001 books you must read before you die. This list has been used by book lovers for years. Featuring classics and newer books alike, this list is a fantastic resource for bibliophiles (and if you're checking out this list, that probably includes you). This is considered by many to be the authoritative list of the best books of all time. The lis...
The Most Influential Works Ever Written
Which written works have had the greatest (positive or negative) impact on the world? Feel free to add your own and rerank!
The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time
This list ranks the best science fiction novels ever written, as voted on by sci-fi readers. Anyone can add their picks to this list of sci-fi books, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the best science fiction books of all time by the people who live and breathe Asimov, Heinlein, Bradbury, and Clarke. Vote up the novels that you think best represent...
The Observer's 100 Greatest Books
The Observer's list of the 100 best novels of all-time. For the full article go to: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2003/oct/12/features.fiction. What constitutes as a good book is subjective, but The Observer has chosen their top 100 books with specific requirements and achievements in mind, and I think they've done well with their selection.