Amazon.com Best Books2016

Given by Amazon.com, Inc.

134 Works 167,862 Books 8,676 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 Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family by Gail Lumet Buckley
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Lust & Wonder: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Consequence: A Memoir by Eric Fair
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story by Matti Friedman
Biographies & Memoirs2016
The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler's U-boats by William Geroux
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Biographies & Memoirs2016
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Biographies & Memoirs2016
You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Truevine by Beth Macy
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul by James McBride
Biographies & Memoirs2016
The Accidental Life: An Editor's Notes on Writing and Writers by Terry McDonell
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard
Biographies & Memoirs2016
My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir by Chris Offutt
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
Biographies & Memoirs2016
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Dimestore: A Writer's Life by Lee Smith
Biographies & Memoirs2016
I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This: A Memoir by Nadja Spiegelman
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Born to Run: The Autobiography by Bruce Springsteen
Biographies & Memoirs2016
Sex Object: A Memoir by Jessica Valenti
Biographies & Memoirs2016
American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant by Ronald C. White
Biographies & Memoirs2016
City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York by Tyler Anbinder
History2016
At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others by Sarah Bakewell
History2016
The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb
History2016
The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West by Peter Cozzens
History2016
The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero by Timothy Egan
History2016
Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World by Adrian Goldsworthy
History2016
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg
History2016
The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America by Ethan Michaeli
History2016
The Invention of Russia: The Rise of Putin and the Age of Fake News by Arkady Ostrovsky
History2016
Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America by Patrick Phillips
History2016
Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts
History2016
Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor by Clinton Romesha
History2016
Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran by Laura Secor
History2016
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale
History2016
American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin
History2016
Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 by Volker Ullrich
History2016
The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley by Eric Weiner
History2016
The Mothers by Brit Bennett
Literature & Fiction2016
A Doubter's Almanac by Ethan Canin
Literature & Fiction2016
Moonglow by Michael Chabon
Literature & Fiction2016
The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang
Literature & Fiction2016
Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn
Literature & Fiction2016
LaRose by Louise Erdrich
Literature & Fiction2016
Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
Literature & Fiction2016
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Literature & Fiction2016
The Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer
Literature & Fiction2016
The Nix by Nathan Hill
Literature & Fiction2016
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Literature & Fiction2016
Mischling by Affinity Konar
Literature & Fiction2016
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Literature & Fiction2016
Barkskins by Annie Proulx
Literature & Fiction2016
Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple
Literature & Fiction2016
Swing Time by Zadie Smith
Literature & Fiction2016
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Literature & Fiction2016
Miss Jane by Brad Watson
Literature & Fiction2016
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Literature & Fiction2016
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
Literature & Fiction2016
Dodgers by Bill Beverly
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Night School by Lee Child
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Home by Harlan Coben
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Dark Matter: A Novel by Blake Crouch
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Livia Lone by Barry Eisler
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Good as Gone by Amy Gentry
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
The Whistler by John Grisham
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Redemption Road by John Hart
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Brighton by Michael Harvey
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
The Fireman by Joe Hill
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
IQ by Joe Ide
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
End of Watch by Stephen King
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Damaged by Lisa Scottoline
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
The Black Widow by Daniel Silva
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense2016
Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya by William Carlsen
Nonfiction2016
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Nonfiction2016
The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New by Annie Dillard
Nonfiction2016
Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio García Martínez
Nonfiction2016
From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization Through Ten Extraordinary Lives by Jeffrey E. Garten
Nonfiction2016
Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives by Tim Harford
Nonfiction2016
A Burglar's Guide to the City by Geoff Manaugh
Nonfiction2016
Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency by James Andrew Miller
Nonfiction2016
On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor
Nonfiction2016
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens by Steve Olson
Nonfiction2016
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein
Nonfiction2016
The King and Queen of Malibu: The True Story of the Battle for Paradise by David K. Randall
Nonfiction2016
Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship by Anjan Sundaram
Nonfiction2016
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
Nonfiction2016
Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel by Tom Wainwright
Nonfiction2016
Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles by Jon Wilkman
Nonfiction2016
The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams
Nonfiction2016
Walking the Nile by Levison Wood
Nonfiction2016
What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins by Jonathan Balcombe
Science2016
The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean M. Carroll
Science2016
Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian
Science2016
Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets by Luke Dittrich
Science2016
The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology by Thomas Dolby
Science2016
How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight by Julian Guthrie
Science2016
Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters, Kinky Squid, and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep by Marah J. Hardt
Science2016
Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt
Science2016
This Is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society by Kathleen McAuliffe
Science2016
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Science2016
Now: The Physics of Time by Richard A. Muller
Science2016
Sun Moon Earth: The History of Solar Eclipses from Omens of Doom to Einstein and Exoplanets by Tyler Nordgren
Science2016
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach
Science2016
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli
Science2016
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Science2016
Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Science2016
Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry by Christie Wilcox
Science2016
Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life by Edward O. Wilson
Science2016
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
Science2016
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Company Town by Madeline Ashby
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Morning Star by Pierce Brown
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Star Nomad by Lindsay Buroker
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife by Meg Elison
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Death's End by Cixin Liu
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Summer Dragon by Todd Lockwood
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Hike: A Novel by Drew Magary
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Dark Side by Anthony O'Neill
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
The Burning Isle by Will Panzo
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Machinations by Hayley Stone
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Age of Myth by Michael J. Sullivan
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Skinner Luce by Patricia Ward
Science Fiction & Fantasy2016
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space by Janna Levin
2016

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