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The Best Books With Death in the Title  

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It turns out that books with death in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 50+ good books with death in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles are books that deal with deaths and dying, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word death in the title.

Books with death in the title include Death in Venice by Thomas Mann, Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy. If you have a favorite death 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 death in the name, it belongs on this list.

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The Giza Death Star Deployed is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Joseph P. Farrell
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You Will Survive After Death is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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Death of a Bebop Wife is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Grange Lady Haig Rutan
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Billions and Billions: Thought... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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Death and the Maiden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Ariel Dorfman
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The Death of Innocents is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Helen Prejean
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Death Sentence is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Maurice Blanchot
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The Strange Death of Liberal E... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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What You Should Know About Lif... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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Death Comes for the Archbishop is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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Human personality and its surv... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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A Death in Belmont is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Sebastian Junger
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Death Turns the Tables is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
John Dickson Carr
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The death ray is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Philip Athans
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The Snarkout Boys and the Avoc... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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A Death in Belmont, CD is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Sebastian Junger
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Cause of Death is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Patricia Cornwell
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Death to the French is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
C. S. Forester
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The birth and death of the sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
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Death and Shadows is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Paula Gosling
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Death Be Not Proud is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
John Gunther
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Death and the Penguin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Andrey Kurkov
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Death By Water is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Kerry Greenwood
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The Feathers of Death is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Simon Raven
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The Death of Feminism is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Death in the Title
Phyllis Chesler