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List of the best Gore Vidal books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Gore Vidal is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Vidal is an intellectual known for his wit and polished writing, often focusing on U.S. history and American society. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite books below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Gore Vidal who want to know which books 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.

Items on this list include 1876 and The City and the Pillar. What are Gore Vidal's best works? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Lincoln Gore Vidal

The Best Gore Vidal Quotes The Top Must-Read Books of All-Time

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Burr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Burr Gore Vidal

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Creation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Creation Gore Vidal

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United States: Essays 1952-199... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books

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Julian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Julian Gore Vidal

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1876 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
1876 Gore Vidal

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Myra Breckinridge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Myra Breckinridge Gore Vidal

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Empire is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Empire Gore Vidal

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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Washington, D.C. Gore Vidal

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Inventing a Nation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Inventing a Nation Gore Vidal

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The City and the Pillar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books

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A Thirsty Evil is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
A Thirsty Evil Gore Vidal

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Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Hollywood Gore Vidal

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The Smithsonian Institution is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books

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Myron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Myron Gore Vidal

The Best Gore Vidal Movies The Best Books Written Under Pen Names

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Duluth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Duluth Gore Vidal

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Messiah is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Messiah Gore Vidal, Boris Starling

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The Golden Age is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
The Golden Age Gore Vidal

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The Judgment of Paris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books

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Kalki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Kalki Gore Vidal

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Point to Point Navigation is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books

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The Last Empire is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
The Last Empire Gore Vidal

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Two Sisters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Two Sisters Gore Vidal