100 Best Unappreciated Books

1. The Gormenghast Novels (Gormenghast, #1–3) by Mervyn Peake

2. The Quincunx by Charles Palliser

3. The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue

4. English Passengers by Matthew Kneale

5. Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini

6. A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age by William Manchester

7. The Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman

8. Shit my History Teacher DID NOT tell me! by Karl Wiggins

9. Dreams Underfoot (Newford, #1) by Charles de Lint

10. Calico Jack in your Garden by Karl Wiggins

11. The Bridge To Caracas (The King Trilogy #1) by Stephen Douglass

12. Silence by Shūsaku Endō

13. Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay

14. The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn

15. The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney

16. Replay by Ken Grimwood

17. Mildred Pierce by James M. Cain

18. Mairelon the Magician (Mairelon, #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

19. The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier

20. Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright

21. The Dream of Scipio by Iain Pears

22. Q by Luther Blissett

23. GRIT The Banter and Brutality of the Late-Night Cab by Karl Wiggins

24. Naguib Mahfouz: Three Novels of Ancient Egypt by Naguib Mahfouz

25. The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani

26. The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum

27. Mark of the Lion Trilogy by Francine Rivers

28. Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George

29. The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst

30. Arielle Immortal Journey (Immortal Rapture #5) by Lilian Roberts

31. The Syrian Virgin (The Syrian Virgin #1) by Zack Love

32. May Day (American Sulla, #1) by Thom Stark

33. Sex in the Title: A Comedy about Dating, Sex, and Romance in NYC by Zack Love

34. 2003 — Thanks for the Vodka by Harpie

35. Me & Emma by Elizabeth Flock

36. Freedom and Necessity by Steven Brust

37. Anissa’s Redemption (The Syrian Virgin #2) by Zack Love

38. The Trees by Conrad Richter

39. Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

40. Blood & Spirits (The Coming Storm, #1) by Dennis Sharpe

41. A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz

42. Dragon Slippers (Dragon Slippers, #1) by Jessica Day George

43. In the Night Garden (The Orphan’s Tales, #1) by Catherynne M. Valente

44. No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod

45. The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway

46. The Life and Loves of a She Devil by Fay Weldon

47. The Outlander by Gil Adamson

48. A House Without Windows by Stevie Turner

49. The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany by Martin Goldsmith

50. Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman

51. The Snapper (The Barrytown Trilogy, #2) by Roddy Doyle

52. What Happened to Lani Garver by Carol Plum-Ucci

53. Mimus by Lilli Thal

54. The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh

55. Houdini Heart by Ki Longfellow

56. Silverlock by John Myers Myers

57. The Well and the Mine by Gin Phillips

58. Fighting Out of Mobberley, England (Zombie #1) by G.B. Hope

59. Undiscovered Country by Lin Enger

60. The Spanish Ballad by Lion Feuchtwanger

61. The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause

62. The Alchemy of Stone by Ekaterina Sedia

63. Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris by Paul Gallico

64. The Obscene Bird of Night by José Donoso

65. The Owl Service by Alan Garner

66. In Praise of the Stepmother by Mario Vargas Llosa

67. Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

68. Ali and Nino: A Love Story by Kurban Said

69. 2004 — Thanks for the Vodka by Harpie

70. The Lace Reader (The Lace Reader, #1) by Brunonia Barry

71. Forever by Pete Hamill

72. The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason

73. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

74. The Way the Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald

75. Don’t Know Much about History: Everything You Need to Know about American History But Never Learned by Kenneth C. Davis

76. Our Hearts Were Young and Gay: An Unforgettable Comic Chronicle of Innocents Abroad in the 1920s by Cornelia Otis Skinner

77. Stitches by David Small

78. A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1) by Madeleine L’Engle

79. The Safety of Objects by A.M. Homes

80. The Magnificent Ambersons (The Growth Trilogy, #2) by Booth Tarkington

81. St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves by Karen Russell

82. Why Not-World by Alexei Maxim Russell

83. number9dream by David Mitchell

84. Trueman Bradley — The Next Great Detective by Alexei Maxim Russell

85. The Goshawk by T.H. White

86. Declarations of Independence: Cross-Examining American Ideology by Howard Zinn

87. The Thread That Binds the Bones (Chapel Hollow #1) by Nina Kiriki Hoffman

88. Not Wanted On The Voyage by Timothy Findley

89. The Starbirth Assignment: Transmutes (Starbirth, #1 part 2) by J.M. Johnson

90. Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella

91. Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide by Kay Redfield Jamison

92. Birds of America by Lorrie Moore

93. Mary Queen of Scotland and The Isles by Margaret George

94. She Walks These Hills (Ballad, #3) by Sharyn McCrumb

95. If Only They Could Talk by James Herriot

96. Druids by Morgan Llywelyn

97. The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis

98. God Went to Beauty School by Cynthia Rylant

99. East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood

100. The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern

Source: www.goodreads.com/list/show/471.Best_Unappreciated_Books

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