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The Best Books With Dead in the Title  

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It turns out that books with dead in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 100+ good books with dead in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles aren't books about the departed, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word dead in the title.

Books with dead in the title include Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol, The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer, and Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris. If you have a favorite dead book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has dead in the name, it belongs on this list.

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Call the dead again is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Ann Granger
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A Wreath of Dead Moths ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
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Dead End is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Brian Freemantle
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The Paths of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Steven Brust
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The Book of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
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Rosencrantz & Guilde... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
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Dead of night is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Randy Wayne White
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Not Quite Dead Enough is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
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Speaker for the Dead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Orson Scott Card
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Dead Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Michael Dibdin
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Living Dead in Dallas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Charlaine Harris
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Club Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Charlaine Harris
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The Walking Dead Compend... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard
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Beautiful city of the de... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
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The dead yard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Adrian McKinty
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Dead certain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Claire McNab
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Dead Until Dark is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Charlaine Harris
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New York Dead is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Stuart Woods
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Dead to the World is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Charlaine Harris
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Sheila Levine is dead an... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
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Calling a dead man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Gillian Cross
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Bring out your dead is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Anthony Grafton
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Dialogues of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Reginald Hill
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Dead Souls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Ian Rankin
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No More Dead Dogs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Dead in the Title
Gordon Korman