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The Best Books With Death in the Title

Updated November 18, 2017 352 votes 59 voters 7.9k views

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.