List of the best James Thurber books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that James Thurber is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. His story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" has been adapted to film multiple times as well. 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 James Thurber 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.This list ranges from The 13 Clocks to A Thurber Carnival and more. What are James Thurber's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.