List of the best Edward Abbey books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Edward Abbey is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. 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 Edward Abbey who want to know which novels they should start reading first. Abbey was a political activist that dedicated his life to writing about environmental issues, so there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader. Use every item on this list for yours, from Desert Solitaire to The Fool's Progress. What are Edward Abbey's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.