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Ranker Books

For all things literary, this is the place to be. The title may say books, but in an age of new media, there are plenty of other written works to cover (like magazines, papers, and the like). If it's got words, it's here.
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  1. +vote The Best Men's Fashion Magazines

    The Best Men's Fashion Magazines

    1,346 votes
    A list of the best fashion magazines for men. Magazines for the fashionable man have grown in numbers over the last few years. While bookstores and newsstands ...
  2. +vote The Best Russian Authors

    The Best Russian Authors

    1,298 votes
    List of the best Russian authors of both nonfiction and fiction literature, along with some authors of poetry. Russian authors have contributed to almost all ...
  3. +vote The Best Women's Magazines (U.S.)

    The Best Women's Magazines (U.S.)

    1,941 votes
    A list of the top U.S. Women's Interest Magazines, as voted on by readers of the publication. Quality of writing, strength of voice, variety of topics covered and ...
  4. +vote All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst

    All the Jack Reacher Books, Ranked Best to Worst

    437 votes
    Ask anyone about the hottest series books around, and you’ll hear the name "Jack Reacher." What might give fans of the series pause is picking just one ...
  5. +vote The Best Memoirs Ever Written

    The Best Memoirs Ever Written

    2,904 votes
    The best memoirs throughout literary history have managed to both educate and entertain readers over the years. They have introduced characters as compelling as ...
  6. +vote The Best Postmodern Novels

    The Best Postmodern Novels

    1,610 votes
    List of the best postmodern novels from popular postmodern authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Thomas Pynchon, and Don DeLillo that are reactions against Enlightenment ...
  7. +vote The Best Mystery Novels

    The Best Mystery Novels

    2,589 votes
    Few things are better for unwinding than a good novel. One of the most popular categories of novels is the mystery genre – who doesn’t love all the twists and ...
  8. +vote The Best English Poets of All Time

    The Best English Poets of All Time

    1,478 votes
    Who is the best English poet? This list includes the greats, poets such as Rudyard Kipling, John Keats, Geoffrey Chaucer, and William Shakespeare. From the ...
  9. +vote The Best Gothic Novelists

    The Best Gothic Novelists

    357 votes
    The gothic novel is one of the most famous categories in the world of books. Many classics instantly come to mind, ones that we’re all familiar with: ever heard of ...
  10. +vote The Best Crime Novels

    The Best Crime Novels

    10,369 votes
    There’s just nothing better than unwinding at the end of a stressful work week by sinking into a good book! One of the most popular book genres is the crime ...
  11. +vote The Best of William Shakespeare's Sonnets

    The Best of William Shakespeare's Sonnets

    309 votes
    Which are the best of Shakespeare's sonnets? This list includes the best of The Bard's 154 sonnets. These are all poems that deal with love, beauty, the passage of ...
  12. +vote The Best Young Adult Romance Series

    The Best Young Adult Romance Series

    371 votes
    Young adulthood is a time marked by tremendous emotional growth and change. So perhaps it's not surprising that writers of young adult fiction often turn to the ...
  13. +vote The Best Poems For Kids To Read

    The Best Poems For Kids To Read

    76 votes
    What are the best children’s poems of all time? This list includes the best kids poems such as "The Raven," "The Boa Constrictor," "Now We ...
  14. +vote The Best Writers of All Time

    The Best Writers of All Time

    109,292 votes
    The pen is truly mightier than the sword, and if you’re a book enthusiast you know that to be true. Some of history’s most influential people were authors, writing ...
  15. +vote The Best Novels About World War 2

    The Best Novels About World War 2

    4,812 votes
    This is a list about the best novels about World War 2 - basically a genre onto itself considering how extensively it has been covered in literature and art. But ...
  16. +vote The Best Short Poems to Memorize

    The Best Short Poems to Memorize

    13,668 votes
    What is the best short poem to memorize? This list includes great poems that are easy to memorize such as "Dream within a Dream," "This Is Just to ...
  17. +vote The Best Erotic Fiction Writers

    The Best Erotic Fiction Writers

    6,784 votes
    A detailed list of the best erotic fiction writers of all time. Fans of erotic romance fiction will enjoy this list of the most popular and well-liked erotic ...
  18. +vote The Best Cooking Magazines

    The Best Cooking Magazines

    376 votes
    From Southern Cooking to Vegetarian Times: a List of the best cooking magazines in the United States, ranked in order of popularity. Magazine that focus on cooking ...
  19. +vote The Best Ernest Hemingway Short Stories

    The Best Ernest Hemingway Short Stories

    706 votes
    The absolute best Ernest Hemingway short stories of all time, ranked by the votes of the community. This list has the most popular Ernest Hemingway short stories.
  20. +vote The Best Romantic Era Poets

    The Best Romantic Era Poets

    338 votes
    Who are the best poets from the Romantic Era? This list includes the greatest Romantic Era poets such as John Keats, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Victor Hugo, and ...
  21. +vote The Best O. Henry Stories

    The Best O. Henry Stories

    287 votes
    The absolute best O. Henry stories of all time, ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular stories written by American writer O. Henry, and ...
  22. +vote All the Outlander Books, Ranked Best to Worst

    All the Outlander Books, Ranked Best to Worst

    155 votes
    What are the best Outlander books? If you’re an Outlander superfan, you probably have a clear ranking of the eight current books in the fantasy-romance series in ...
  23. +vote The Best Anton Chekhov Short Stories

    The Best Anton Chekhov Short Stories

    296 votes
    The absolute best Anton Chekhov short stories of all time, ranked by the community. This list has the most popular Anton Chekhov short stories. Chekhov was born in ...
  24. +vote The Best Edgar Allan Poe Stories

    The Best Edgar Allan Poe Stories

    207 votes
    The absolute best Edgar Allan Poe stories of all time, ranked by the community. This list has the most popular Edgar Allan Poe stories. Poe, born in Boston, ...
  25. +vote The Best Catholic Authors

    The Best Catholic Authors

    1,053 votes
    Some of history’s most influential and recognizable literary works were written by famous Catholic authors. Who hasn’t heard classics like Ulysses or  A ...

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