Amazon.com Best Books2013

Given by Amazon.com, Inc.

132 Works 248,024 Books 13,423 Reviews ½ 3.9
The 25-50 most popular titles with Amazon.com for each year - a mix of editor and customer picks.
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All, 2023 (20), 2022 (10), 2021 (20), 2020 (21), 2019 (20), 2018 (20), June 2017 (1), 2017 (26), 2016 (134), 2015 (134), 2014 (120), 2013 (132), 2012 (74), 2011 (59), 2010 (9), 2009 (17), 2008 (18), 2007 (3), 2006 (1), 2005 (26), 2004 (50), 2003 (50), 2002 (49), 2001 (30), 2000 (46), May 1997 (1)
WorkCategoryYear
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Best Book of the Year2013
Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Camelot's Court by Robert Dallek
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune by Bill Dedman
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Son of a Gun: A Memoir by Justin St. Germain
Biographies & Memoirs2013
After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story by Michael Hainey
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him by David Henry
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Here I Am: The Story of Tim Hetherington, War Photographer by Alan Huffman
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones
Biographies & Memoirs2013
The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century by David Laskin
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Norman Mailer: A Double Life by J. Michael Lennon
Biographies & Memoirs2013
A House in the Sky: A Memoir by Amanda Lindhout
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Coming Clean: A Memoir by Kimberly Rae Miller
Biographies & Memoirs2013
A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story by Qais Akbar Omar
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter by Alyn Shipton
Biographies & Memoirs2013
The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit
Biographies & Memoirs2013
My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
Biographies & Memoirs2013
A Curious Man: The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley by Neal Thompson
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark Twain
Biographies & Memoirs2013
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
History2013
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan
History2013
The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944–1945 by Rick Atkinson
History2013
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
History2013
One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
History2013
Year Zero: A History of 1945 by Ian Buruma
History2013
Daily Rituals: How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration, and Get to Work: How Artists Work by Mason Currey
History2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
History2013
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
History2013
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War by Max Hastings
History2013
Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio
History2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
History2013
The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme: An Illustrated Panorama by Joe Sacco
History2013
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric Schlosser
History2013
Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton
History2013
The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible by Simon Winchester
History2013
Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff
History2013
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Literature & fiction2013
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
Literature & Fiction2013
The Circle by Dave Eggers
Literature & Fiction2013
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
Literature & Fiction2013
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Literature & fiction2013
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Literature & Fiction2013
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Literature & fiction2013
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
Literature & Fiction2013
The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
Literature & Fiction2013
The Son by Philipp Meyer
Literature & fiction2013
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
Literature & Fiction2013
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
Literature & fiction2013
All That Is by James Salter
Literature & Fiction2013
Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders
Literature & Fiction2013
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob Shacochis
Literature & Fiction2013
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Literature & Fiction2013
The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Literature & Fiction2013
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Literature & fiction2013
The Shining Girls: A Novel by Lauren Beukes
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
If You Were Here by Alafair Burke
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Never Go Back by Lee Child
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Just One Evil Act by Elizabeth George
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Sycamore Row by John Grisham
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Joyland by Stephen King
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
A Delicate Truth by John le Carré
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
The Double by George P. Pelecanos
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Night Film by Marisha Pessl
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Bones of the Lost by Kathy Reichs
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Brilliance by Marcus Sakey
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Help for the Haunted by John Searles
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
The English Girl by Daniel Silva
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L. Silver
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2013
Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America by Peter Andreas
Nonfiction2013
Overbooked by Elizabeth Becker
Nonfiction2013
Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel
Nonfiction2013
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
Nonfiction2013
Ship It Holla Ballas!: How a Bunch of 19-Year-Old College Dropouts Used the Internet to Become Poker's Loudest, Craziest, and Richest Crew by Jonathan Grotenstein
Nonfiction2013
Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn
Nonfiction2013
Strange Stones: Dispatches from East and West by Peter Hessler
Nonfiction2013
The Big Truck That Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster by Jonathan M. Katz
Nonfiction2013
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan
Nonfiction2013
Pilgrim’s Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier by Tom Kizzia
Nonfiction2013
I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined) by Chuck Klosterman
Nonfiction2013
American Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms by Chris Kyle
Nonfiction2013
Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier
Nonfiction2013
Exploding the Phone: The Untold Story of the Teenagers and Outlaws who Hacked Ma Bell by Phil Lapsley
Nonfiction2013
Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff
Nonfiction2013
Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm by Monte Reel
Nonfiction2013
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley
Nonfiction2013
Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield by Jeremy Scahill
Nonfiction2013
The United States of Paranoia: a Conspiracy Theory by Jesse Walker
Nonfiction2013
Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson
Science2013
An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist by Richard Dawkins
Science2013
The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein
Science2013
The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible by Lance Fortnow
Science2013
Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality by Edward Frenkel
Science2013
The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum by Temple Grandin
Science2013
Adrenaline by Brian B. Hoffman
Science2013
The West without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us about Tomorrow by B. Lynn Ingram
Science2013
The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease by Daniel Lieberman
Science2013
Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe by Mario Livio
Science2013
Falling Into the Fire: A Psychiatrist's Encounters with the Mind in Crisis by Christine Montross
Science2013
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America by Jon Mooallem
Science2013
Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures by Virginia Morell
Science2013
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction by Annalee Newitz
Science2013
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
Science2013
Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers by Lee Sandlin
Science2013
My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs by Riley Black
Science2013
Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better by Clive Thompson
Science2013
The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates by Frans de Waal
Science2013
Letters to a Young Scientist by Edward O. Wilson
Science2013
Bloodfire Quest by Terry Brooks
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Parasite by Mira Grant
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Mage's Blood by David Hair
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Blood of Dragons by Robin Hobb
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Wool by Hugh Howey
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
The Fall of the Governor: Part One by Robert Kirkman
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Red Moon by Benjamin Percy
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
The Long War by Terry Pratchett
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Vicious by V. E. Schwab
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
Fiend: A Novel by Peter Stenson
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
Science Fiction & Fantasy2013

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