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The Best Books With World in the Title

Updated November 18, 2017 318 votes 28 voters 2.7k views

It turns out that books with world in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 90+ good books with world in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that many of these titles are books about different worlds and changes to the world, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word world in the title.

Books with world in the title include Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, World War Z by Max Brooks, and The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. If you have a favorite world 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 world in the name, it belongs on this list.

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    West Africa, Islam and the Arab World

    SubjectsGovernment, Politics, Islamic studies, International relations, West Africa

    Genres (Book)Sociology

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    The War of the Worlds
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    First Published1898

    SubjectsLiterary, Education, Motorcycles, Performing arts, Adult

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Scientific romance, Science Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World

    First Published2001

    SubjectsEcology, Nature, Johnny Appleseed, Evolution, Botany

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Mathematics

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Around the World in Eighty Days

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics, Adventure, 20th century

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Adventure fiction

    Original LanguageFrench Language

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    We changed the world
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    We changed the world

    Vincent Harding

    SubjectsDemographics of the United States, African American, United States of America, History of the United States, History

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    The Gale of the World
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    The Gale of the World

    Henry Williamson

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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    The world of W.E.B. Du Bois

    SubjectsDemographics of the United States, African American, United States of America, History of the United States

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    Susie Sexpert's Lesbian Sex World

    First Published1990

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction, Humour

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    Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series

    First Published1963

    SubjectsBlack Sox Scandal, Sports, Recreation, Baseball, Ball game

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

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    Worlds apart
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    Worlds apart

    Gary Soto
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    Over Here: The First World War and American Society

    First Published1980-10-23

    SubjectsWorld War I, Modern history, United States of America, 20th century, History

    Genres (Book)History

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    A colored woman in a white world

    SubjectsChildbirth, Demographics of the United States, Education, African American, Women

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    A left-hand turn around the world

    SubjectsPopular culture, Biological anthropology

    Genres (Book)Anthropology, Sociology

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    Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded - August 27, 1883

    First Published2003

    SubjectsHistory, India, Asia, Indonesia, Krakatoa

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Fiction

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    Dead to the World
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    Dead to the World

    Charlaine Harris

    First Published2004-05-04

    SubjectsTelepathy, Vampire, Louisiana

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Mystery, Gothic fiction

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    A world of love
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    A world of love

    Elizabeth Bowen

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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    World prehistory
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    World prehistory

    Brian M. Fagan

    SubjectsPrehistoric archaeology, Anthropology, World, Geography, History

    Genres (Book)Anthropology, Mathematics, Science

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    The Late Bourgeois World
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    First Published1966

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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    Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian
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    Cultural Internationalism and World Order

    SubjectsCurrent events, Cultural studies, Politics, International relations, Modern history

    Genres (Book)Anthropology

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  • 21
    Blood, Bread, and Roses: How Menstruation Created the World

    First Published1993

    SubjectsAnthropology, Feminism, Geography, Social organisation, Spirituality

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

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    The Lost World
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    The Lost World

    Michael Crichton

    First Published1995-09

    SubjectsCloning, Adventure, Animal, Dinosaurs

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Techno-thriller, Suspense, Children's literature, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    Small World
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    Small World

    Mark Buchanan

    SubjectsPhysics, Social Networks, Popular science

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Science

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    Hunting Tradition in a Changing World

    SubjectsAlaska, Ethnology, Ethnography, Native American studies, Cultural anthropology

    Genres (Book)Anthropology, Sociology

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    Hispanic Nations of the New World
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    Hispanic Nations of the New World

    William Robert Shepherd

    SubjectsWorld, South America, Ethnography, History of the Americas, Mexico

    Genres (Book)Anthropology

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