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Top 10 Favourite Book Collections: A Reading List Treasure for Those Who Are Searching What to Read Next – Part 5

Top 10 Favourite Book Collections: A Reading List Treasure for Those Who Are Searching What to Read Next – Part 5
Everyone has their own personal top list of favourite books. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, these books have unique themes, great characters, unforgettable experiences, extreme emotions and engaging story lines that will be relevant throughout the ages. Some of them are the very inspiration from which this entire list have sprung up from. This is a reading list for people who don’t have time for unimportant books. Extracted from the most enthusiastic readers from Reddit, you’ll only find the best books to read in each category. You can be sure that each one is fantastic and will be worth your time.

This post is a reading list, sharing the best books to read in various categories based on many hours of reading and research by the wonderful Redditors. You’ll find hundreds of good books to read, organized by category. Unfortunately, we’ll be breaking those into smaller part of 10, so you’ll get 10 totally different collections of 10 different titles. This list is totally random, coming from an extremely random reading habits and styles from a random reader. Having said that, some Top 10 may not be your Top 10, but a nice starting place to randomly pick a new book to read.

Avid readers, and even casual readers will all have different opinions on which novel is truly the “greatest book ever written.” If you need a new book to add to your reading list, look no further than this roundup of the best books that caught the attention of many. Also, stay tuned for the other parts in the near future. Click on the book cover for a larger version as well to know the full title / author.

This is the fifth part of this Top 10 Favourite Book Series. If you’ve missed out the first few parts part, click here for the first post, second post, third post and the fourth post.

01.ONE

top 10 favourite books

By u/Pazuzujoe

  1. The Origin of the Work of Art by Heidegger
  2. Of Mice and Men by Steinbeck
  3. The Myth of Sisyphus by Camus
  4. My Life as a Man by Philip Roth
  5. Big Sur by Jack Kerouac
  6. The Closing of the Western Mind by C. Freeman
  7. Dune by Frank Herbert
  8. A Scanner Darkly by P. K. Dick
  9. Miguilim by Guimarães Rosa
  10. Cien Años de Soledad by Gabriel García Márquez
The Origin of the Work of Art by Heidegger
Of Mice and Men by Steinbeck
The Myth of Sisyphus by Camus
My Life as a Man by Philip Roth
Big Sur by Jack Kerouac
The Closing of the Western Mind by C. Freeman
Dune by Frank Herbert
A Scanner Darkly by P. K. Dick
Miguilim by Guimarães Rosa
Cien Años de Soledad by Gabriel García Márquez
02.TWO

top 10 favourite books

By u/uponaladder

  1. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  2. Jesus’ Son by Denis Johnson
  3. Will You Please Be Quiet? Please by Raymond Carver
  4. Dancing After Hours by Andre Dubus
  5. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  6. White Noise by Don DeLillo
  7. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
  8. Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
  9. Killing Yourself To Live by Chuck Klosterman
  10. The BFG by Roald Dahl
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Jesus' Son by Denis Johnson
Will You Please Be Quiet? Please by Raymond Carver
Dancing After Hours by Andre Dubus
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
White Noise by Don DeLillo
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
Killing Yourself To Live by Chuck Klosterman
The BFG by Roald Dahl
03.THREE

top 10 favourite books

By u/r342317

  1. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  2. Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
  3. Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  4. Catcher in the Rye by Jerome Salinger
  5. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
  6. The Clay Machine-Gun by Victor Pelevin
  7. The Zone by Sergey Dovlatov
  8. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  9. 1984 by George Orwell
  10. The Trial by Franz Kafka
The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Catcher in the Rye by Jerome Salinger
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman
The Clay Machine-Gun by Victor Pelevin
The Zone by Sergey Dovlatov
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
1984 by George Orwell
The Trial by Franz Kafka
04.FOUR

top 10 favourite books

By u/DaniWatson91

  1. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
  3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  4. A whole life by Robert Seethaler
  5. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  6. Any Human Heart by William Boyd
  7. All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kauffman
  8. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  9. The Outsider by Albert Camus
  10. Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
Any Human Heart by William Boyd
All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kauffman
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Outsider by Albert Camus
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
05.FIVE

top 10 favourite books

By u/SheedWallace

  1. The Eyes of the Overworld by Jack Vance
  2. Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock
  3. The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester by
  4. 2666 by Roberto Bolano
  5. Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R.A. Lafferty
  6. Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
  7. The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
  8. Wolves of Memory by George Alec Effinger
  9. Cherry by Nico Walker
  10. My War Gone By, I Miss it So by Anthony Lloyd
The Eyes of the Overworld by Jack Vance
Behold the Man by Michael Moorcock
The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester by
2666 by Roberto Bolano
Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R.A. Lafferty
Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
Wolves of Memory by George Alec Effinger
Cherry by Nico Walker
My War Gone By, I Miss it So by Anthony Lloyd
06.SIX

top 10 favourite books

By u/nolightsplease

  1. The Master and Margarita by M. Bulgakov
  2. One Hundred Years of Solitude by G. Garcia Marquez
  3. Franny & Zooey by J.D. Salinger
  4. Mr. Sammler’s Planet by S. Bellow
  5. The Glass Bead Game by H. Hesse
  6. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by M. Kundera
  7. The Tin Drum by G. Grass
  8. Foucault’s Pendulum by U. Eco
  9. The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years by C. Aitmatov
  10. Slaughterhouse 5 by K. Vonnegut
The Master and Margarita by M. Bulgakov
One Hundred Years of Solitude by G. Garcia Marquez
Franny & Zooey by J.D. Salinger
Mr. Sammler’s Planet by S. Bellow
The Glass Bead Game by H. Hesse
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by M. Kundera
The Tin Drum by G. Grass
Foucault’s Pendulum by U. Eco
The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years by C. Aitmatov
Slaughterhouse 5 by K. Vonnegut
07.SEVEN

top 10 favourite books

By u/jerome1309

  1. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  2. Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  3. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  4. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  5. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  6. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
  7. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  8. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  9. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  10. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
08.EIGHT

top 10 favourite books

By u/booksandplaid

  1. 1984 by George Orwell
  2. Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  3. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
  4. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  5. Fall on your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
  6. Women by Charles Bukowski
  7. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  8. The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  9. The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  10. Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
1984 by George Orwell
Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Fall on your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Women by Charles Bukowski
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
09.NINE

top 10 favourite books

By u/pmags3000

  1. Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gould
  2. Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
  3. Girl with the Dragon Tatoo by Stieg Larsson
  4. I know this Much is True by Wally Lamb
  5. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
  6. Lamb, the gospel according to Biff by Christopher Moore
  7. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  8. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
  9. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  10. Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gould
Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
Girl with the Dragon Tatoo by Stieg Larsson
I know this Much is True by Wally Lamb
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
Lamb, the Gospel According to Biff by Christopher Moore
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
10.TEN

top 10 favourite books

By u/unknown

  1. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  2. Harvest Home by Thomas Tryon
  3. Salem’s Lot by Stephen King
  4. 1984 by George Orwell
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  6. Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz
  7. Shattered by Dean Koontz
  8. Native Son by Richard Wright
  9. Comes The Blind Fury by John Saul
  10. Tobacco Road by Erksine Caldwell
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
Harvest Home by Thomas Tryon
Salem's Lot by Stephen King
1984 by George Orwell
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Princess Daisy by Judith Krantz
Shattered by Dean Koontz
Native Son by Richard Wright
Comes The Blind Fury by John Saul
Tobacco Road by Erksine Caldwell
This is the fifth part of this Top 10 Favourite Book Series. If you’ve missed out the first few parts part, click here for the first post, second post, third post and the fourth post.

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