List of the best Maya Angelou books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Maya Angelou is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Angelou was one of the best African-American writers of all time and in addition to her novels, she is known for her excellent poetry as well. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Maya Angelou 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 her work if you're a big reader.List books include I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, And Still I Rise, and more. What are Maya Angelou's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.