American Literature History & Criticism Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Atlas Shrugged (Library Edition)
    1. Atlas Shrugged (Library Edition) by Ayn Rand and Scott Brick Published: March 1, 2010 Score: 34.14
  2. The Scarlet Letter (Oxford World's Classics)
    2. The Scarlet Letter (Oxford World's Classics) by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Cindy Weinstein and Brian Harding Published: February 15, 2009 Score: 24.36
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird LP: 50th Anniversary Edition
    3. To Kill a Mockingbird LP: 50th Anniversary Edition by Harper Lee Published: May 11, 2010 Score: 22.16
  4. Little Women: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    4. Little Women: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Louisa May Alcott, Siobhan Kilfeather, Vinca Showalter and Julie Doucet Published: October 30, 2007 Score: 20.68
  5. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: 135th Anniversary Edition (Mark Twain Library)
    5. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: 135th Anniversary Edition (Mark Twain Library) by Mark Twain, Paul Baender, True W. Williams and John C. Gerber Published: June 1, 2010 Score: 19.21
  6. Jane Eyre (Broadview Literary Texts)
    6. Jane Eyre (Broadview Literary Texts) by Charlotte Brontë and Richard Nemesvari Published: January 12, 1999 Score: 18.45
  7. Uncle Tom's Cabin (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
    7. Uncle Tom's Cabin (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions) by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Elizabeth Ammons Published: February 10, 2010 Score: 14.42
  8. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: 125th Anniversary EditionThe only authoritative text based on the complete, original manuscript. (Mark Twain Library)
    8. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: 125th Anniversary EditionThe only authoritative text based on the complete, original manuscript. (Mark Twain Library) by Mark Twain, Victor Fischer, Lin Salamo and Harriet E. Smith Published: August 10, 2010 Score: 14.37
  9. 'The Things They Carried' - Tim O'Brien: A Critical Essay
    9. 'The Things They Carried' - Tim O'Brien: A Critical Essay by David Wheeler Published: November 17, 2011 Score: 9.46
  10. My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands
    10. My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands by Chelsea Handler and Cassandra Campbell Published: August 25, 2008 Score: 9.45
  11. Picture of Dorian Gray, The, A Longman Cultural Edition
    11. Picture of Dorian Gray, The, A Longman Cultural Edition by Oscar Wilde and Andrew Elfenbein Published: October 26, 2006 Score: 9.13
  12. Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 (Cliffs Notes)
    12. Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 (Cliffs Notes) by Samuel J. Umland Published: April 1, 2008 Score: 8.51
  13. Wuthering Heights (Courage Literary Classics)
    13. Wuthering Heights (Courage Literary Classics) by Emily Brontë Published: August 1, 1991 Score: 7.05
  14. The Count of Monte Cristo, with eBook
    14. The Count of Monte Cristo, with eBook by Alexandre Dumas and David Case Published: August 18, 2008 Score: 6.97
  15. Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus (The Pennyroyal Edition)
    15. Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus (The Pennyroyal Edition) by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Barry Moser (Designer & Illustrator) and Joyce Carol Oates (Afterword) Published: September 6, 1994 Score: 5.31
  16. Great Expectations (Clarendon Dickens)
    16. Great Expectations (Clarendon Dickens) by Charles Dickens and Margaret Cardwell Published: September 16, 1993 Score: 5.02
  17. F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald)
    17. F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald) by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Matthew J. Bruccoli Published: August 30, 1991 Score: 3.8
  18. Sherlock Holmes (Little Brown Notebook Series)
    18. Sherlock Holmes (Little Brown Notebook Series) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Debra Thompson Published: December 1, 1993 Score: 3.74
  19. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
    19. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain Published: May 22, 2000 Score: 3.65
  20. War and Peace (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
    20. War and Peace (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions) by Leo Tolstoy, George Gibian, Louise Maude and Aylmer Maude Published: January 17, 1996 Score: 3.48
  21. Crime and Punishment (The World's Classics)
    21. Crime and Punishment (The World's Classics) by Fedor M. Dostoevsky, Jessie Coulson and John Jones Published: May 21, 1981 Score: 3.36
  22. My Ántonia (Oxford World's Classics)
    22. My Ántonia (Oxford World's Classics) by Willa Cather and Janet Sharistanian Published: February 15, 2009 Score: 2.98
  23. Mere Christianity - UK Gift Edition
    23. Mere Christianity - UK Gift Edition by C. S. Lewis Published: November 1, 2001 Score: 2.97
  24. The Phantom of the Opera
    24. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux Published: April 1, 1986 Score: 2.81
  25. Me Talk Pretty One Day (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
    25. Me Talk Pretty One Day (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by David Sedaris Published: June 1, 2001 Score: 2.53

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