List of the best Sylvia Plath books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Sylvia Plath is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Plath is known for her confessional poetry, autobiographical novel The Bell Jar, and her battle with depression, something that clearly influenced her writing. 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 Sylvia Plath 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.This list includes The Bell Jar, Ariel, and more books. What are Sylvia Plath's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.