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The Best Gore Vidal Books  

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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.

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Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Burr is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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United States: Essays 1952-199... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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Julian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Creation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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1876 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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The City and the Pillar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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Myra Breckinridge is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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The Smithsonian Institution is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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A Thirsty Evil is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Inventing a Nation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Empire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Myron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Kalki is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Messiah is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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The Last Empire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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The Golden Age is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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The Judgment of Paris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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Duluth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
Gore Vidal
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Point to Point Navigation is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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Two Sisters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gore Vidal Books
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