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Books: July 5/12, 2013

From graphic novels to mysteries and thrillers, we rank the top 10 books for each genre

10 Greatest Graphic Novels
[ 1 ] Maus, Art Spiegelman 1986
[ 2 ] The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Hergé 1943
[ 3 ] Fun Home, Alison Bechdel 2006
[ 4 ] Sandman, Neil Gaiman 1989
[ 5 ] Watchmen, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons 1986
[ 6 ] Chicken With Plums, Marjane Satrapi 2004
[ 7 ] Blankets, Craig Thompson 2003
[ 8 ] Mendel’s Daughter, Martin Lemelman 2006
[ 9 ] Stitches, David Small 2009
[ 10 ] Y: The Last Man, Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra 2002


10 Greatest Short-Story Collections
[ 1 ] Everything That Rises Must Converge, Flannery O’Connor 1965
[ 2 ] Open Secrets, Alice Munro 1994
[ 3 ] The Stories of John Cheever, 1978
[ 4 ] Collected Fictions, Jorge Luis Borges 1998
[ 5 ] The Lottery and Other Stories, Shirley Jackson 1949
[ 6 ] Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri 1999
[ 7 ] Where I’m Calling From, Raymond Carver 1988
[ 8 ] The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Novels, Henry James 1962
[ 9 ] Pastoralia, George Saunders 2001
[ 10 ] Nine Stories, J.D. Salinger 1953


10 Greatest Mysteries and Thrillers
[ 1 ] The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, John Le Carré 1963
[ 2 ] The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins 1868
[ 3 ] The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler 1939
[ 4 ] The Skull Beneath the Skin, P.D. James 1982
[ 5 ] The Fifth Woman, Henning Mankell 1996
[ 6 ] A Great Deliverance, Elizabeth George 1988
[ 7 ] Drood, Dan Simmons 2009
[ 8 ] The Black Echo, Michael Connelly 1992
[ 9 ] Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier 1938
[ 10 ] Presumed Innocent, Scott Turow 1987


10 Greatest Hollywood Tell-Alls
[ 1 ] How to Talk Dirty and Influence People, Lenny Bruce 1965
[ 2 ] By Myself, Lauren Bacall 1978
[ 3 ] The Kid Stays in the Picture, Robert Evans 1994
[ 4 ] Me: Stories of My Life, Katharine Hepburn 1991
[ 5 ] The Way We Lived Then: Recollections of a Well-Known Name Dropper, Dominick Dunne 1999
[ 6 ] Born Standing Up, Steve Martin 2007
[ 7 ] We Will Always Live in Beverly Hills, Ned Wynn 1990
[ 8 ] You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again, Julia Phillips 1991
[ 9 ] My Lucky Stars, Shirley MacLaine 1995
[ 10 ] Haywire, Brooke Hayward 1977