Books The Best Dave Barry Books  

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List Rules Vote for the Dave Barry novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Dave Barry books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Dave Barry is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Barry is a prolific, Pulitzer Prize-winning author who, in addition to his many comedic novels, is known for his syndicated humor column, which ran in The Miami Herald from 1983-2005. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Dave Barry who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

List books include Naked Came the Manatee, Big Trouble, and more. What are Dave Barry's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Peter and the Starcatchers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry

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Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Big Trouble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Dave Barry

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Peter and the Shadow Thieves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry

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Peter and the Secret of Rundoo... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry

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Dave Barry's Complete guide to... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Peter and the Sword of Mercy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry

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Dave Barry in Cyberspace is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Boogers Are My Beat is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Dave Barry

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Dave Barry Turns 50 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Dave Barry

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Tricky business is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Dave Barry

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Escape from the Carnivale: A N... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Cave of the Dark Wind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry

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Dave Barry is from Mars and Ve... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Dave Barry Turns 40 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Dave Barry

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Blood Tide is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
Dave Barry

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Stay fit & healthy until you'r... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Dave Barry hits below the Belt... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Dave Barry Is Not Making This ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Dave Barry's History of the Mi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books

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Naked Came the Manatee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dave Barry Books
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