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The Best Books About Jerusalem

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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.

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  • 1

    O Jerusalem

    Jane Yolen
    58
    20

    SubjectsJerusalem

    Genres (Book)Poetry, Children's literature

  • 2

    Crusader Gold

    David Gibbins
    18
    6

    SubjectsJerusalem

    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 languages and...  more
  • 3
    13
    4

    SubjectsJerusalem, Philosophy, Judaism

  • 4
    8
    2

    SubjectsJerusalem, Philosophy, Judaism, Religion

    Genres (Book)Biography, Autobiography

  • 5

    First Published2007

    SubjectsJerusalem, Arab–Israeli conflict

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    Jerusalem 1913: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict is a book by Amy Dockser Marcus....
  • 6

    Damascus Gate

    Robert Stone
    8
    7

    First Published1998

    SubjectsJerusalem, Redemption

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Novel

    Damascus Gate is a book written by Robert Stone....
  • 7

    Palestinian identity

    Rashid Khalidi
    4
    4

    SubjectsCultural studies, Middle East, Government, Israel, International

  • 8

    Jerusalem.

    Cecelia Holland
    4
    4

    SubjectsJerusalem, Crusades, Middle Ages, History

  • 9

    SubjectsJerusalem

  • 10

    First Published2005-09

    SubjectsJerusalem, Middle East, World, Israel, Asia

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    Dying for Jerusalem: The Past, Present and Future of the Holiest City is a book by Walter Laqueur....  more
  • 11

    The last days

    Joel C. Rosenberg
    6
    2

    SubjectsJerusalem, 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....  more
  • 12

    House of war

    Judith Tarr
    0
    0

    SubjectsWizards, Jerusalem, History

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

  • 13

    For the temple

    G. A. Henty
    0
    2

    SubjectsJerusalem, History, Places

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

  • 14

    Watchmen on the walls

    Hannah Hurnard
    0
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, Israel, Asia, History

  • 15

    The End of Days

    Gershom Gorenberg
    2
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, Current events, Middle East, Christianity, Judaism

  • 16

    Jerusalem Besieged

    Eric H. Cline
    4
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, Middle East, World, Warfare, Israel

    Genres (Book)Sociology

  • 17

    Habibi

    Naomi Shihab Nye
    0
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, Immigration, Emigration, Places

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

    Habibi is a book written by Naomi Shihab Nye....  more
  • 18

    Jerusalem

    Andrew Sinclair
    6
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, Israel, Asia, History

  • 19

    Divided Jerusalem

    Bernard Wasserstein
    4
    2

    SubjectsJerusalem, Middle East, World, History, Israel

  • 20

    The Kingdom Of The Crusaders

    Dana Carleton Munro
    0
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, Crusades, World, Middle Ages, History

  • 21

    First Published1996

    SubjectsJerusalem, Israel, Asia, History

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century is a book by Martin Gilbert....  more
  • 22

    Queen of swords

    Judith Tarr
    8
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, History

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction

  • 23
    0
    0

    SubjectsJerusalem, Europe, Modern history, World War II, The Holocaust

    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
  • 24

    The Master and Margarita

    Mikhail Bulgakov
    4
    0

    First Published1967

    SubjectsJerusalem, 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 atheistic...  more

    #173 of 1,236 The Best Novels Ever Written#21 of 65 The Best Satirical Novels#147 of 171 35+ Books Everybody Lies About Having Read

  • 25

    The Talisman

    Walter Scott
    0
    0

    First Published1825-06-22

    SubjectsJerusalem, 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....  more
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