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The Best Books About Jerusalem 

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Updated June 14, 2019 139 votes 92 voters 12k views 26 items

List of best books about Jerusalem, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on Jerusalem are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched Jerusalem bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about Jerusalem. If you're looking for a list of top books on Jerusalem then you're in the right place.

Books here include everything from The gate behind the wall to Jerusalem..

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This greatest Jerusalem book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these Jerusalem books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Many great authors have written books about Jerusalem, including Judith Tarr and Jane Yolen.

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O Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Jane Yolen

Subjects: Jerusalem

Genres (Book): Poetry, Children's literature

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Jerusalem: One City, Thr... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Karen Armstrong

First Published: 1996

Subjects: Jerusalem, Religion

Genres (Book): Non-fiction

Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths is a book by Karen Armstrong.
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Damascus Gate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Robert Stone

First Published: 1998

Subjects: Jerusalem, Redemption

Genres (Book): Fiction, Novel

Damascus Gate is a book written by Robert Stone.
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Crusader Gold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
David Gibbins

Subjects: Jerusalem

Crusader Gold is an archaeological adventure novel by David Gibbins. First published in 2006, it is the second book in Gibbins' Jack Howard series. It has been published in more than 20 ...more
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Defenders of the Faith ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Samuel Heilman

Subjects: Jerusalem, Philosophy, Judaism

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The gate behind the wall... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Samuel Heilman

Subjects: Jerusalem, Philosophy, Judaism, Religion

Genres (Book): Biography, Autobiography

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Palestinian identity is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Rashid Khalidi

Subjects: Cultural studies, Middle East, Government, Israel, International, + more

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Jerusalem. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Cecelia Holland

Subjects: Jerusalem, Crusades, Middle Ages, History

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Asher and the capmakers ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Eric Kimmel

Subjects: Jerusalem

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Dying for Jerusalem: The... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Walter Laqueur

First Published: 2005-09

Subjects: Jerusalem, Middle East, World, Israel, Asia, + more

Genres (Book): Non-fiction

Dying for Jerusalem: The Past, Present and Future of the Holiest City is a book by Walter Laqueur.
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The last days is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Joel C. Rosenberg

Subjects: Jerusalem, Middle East

The Last Days is the second novel in the Last Jihad book series by Joel C. Rosenberg where he shows a fictional version of the end times.
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House of war is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Judith Tarr

Subjects: Wizards, Jerusalem, History

Genres (Book): Speculative fiction

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For the temple is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
G. A. Henty

Subjects: Jerusalem, History, Places

Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction

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Watchmen on the walls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Hannah Hurnard

Subjects: Jerusalem, Israel, Asia, History

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The End of Days is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Gershom Gorenberg

Subjects: Jerusalem, Current events, Middle East, Christianity, Judaism, + more

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Jerusalem Besieged is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Eric H. Cline

Subjects: Jerusalem, Middle East, World, Warfare, Israel, + more

Genres (Book): Sociology

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Habibi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Naomi Shihab Nye

Subjects: Jerusalem, Immigration, Emigration, Places

Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction

Habibi is a book written by Naomi Shihab Nye.
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Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Andrew Sinclair

Subjects: Jerusalem, Israel, Asia, History

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Divided Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Bernard Wasserstein

Subjects: Jerusalem, Middle East, World, History, Israel, + more

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The Kingdom Of The Crusa... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Dana Carleton Munro

Subjects: Jerusalem, Crusades, World, Middle Ages, History

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Jerusalem in the Twentie... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Martin Gilbert

First Published: 1996

Subjects: Jerusalem, Israel, Asia, History

Genres (Book): Non-fiction

Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century is a book by Martin Gilbert.
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Queen of swords is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Judith Tarr

Subjects: Jerusalem, History

Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction

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Eichmann in Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Hannah Arendt

Subjects: Jerusalem, Europe, Modern history, World War II, The Holocaust, + more

Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil is a book by political theorist Hannah Arendt, originally published in 1963. Arendt, a Jew who fled Germany during Adolf Hitler's rise to ...more
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The Master and Margarita... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Mikhail Bulgakov

First Published: 1967

Subjects: Jerusalem, Russia, Communism, Soviet Union

Genres (Book): Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Satire, Farce, Novel

The Master and Margarita is a novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, written between 1928 and 1940, but unpublished in book form until 1967. The story concerns a visit by the Devil to the fervently ...more
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The Talisman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Jerusalem
Walter Scott

First Published: 1825-06-22

Subjects: Jerusalem, Crusades, Family saga, History

Genres (Book): Fiction, Historical novel

The Talisman is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. It was published in 1825 as the second of his Tales of the Crusaders, the first being The Betrothed.