In 2018, the Best Books That are Being Read in 2018 list is currently out for submissions and we’ve got our picks for the best books to read in 2018, and of course, a bunch of books that are also great for teaching and reading in general.
Here are our top picks for 2018.1.
A Brief History of Time by Michael CrichtonThe most well-known book in the series, A Brief Historical History of the World, will be read in all its glory.
The story of humanity’s struggle with time, and how it intersects with science, philosophy, art, and politics, is an excellent way to get acquainted with the themes explored by Cricht and Crichtons book.
The book is well-written and it’s definitely worth checking out, especially if you’re into Crichts writing style.2.
A Farewell to Aladdin by Ramin Bahrani3.
The Fountainhead by Charles Dickens4.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by J.M. Barrie5.
The Jungle Book by Lewis Carroll6.
A Wrinkle in Time by Herman Melville7.
The Last Night by Mark Twain8.
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Bukowski9.
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Charles Portis10.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald11.
The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien12.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Jules Verne13.
The Road by A. Philip Randolph14.
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood15.
The Wind in the Willows by Bret Easton Ellis16.
The Life and Times of John Steinbeck17.
A Walk in the Woods by Cormac McCarthy18.
The Catcher in the Rye by Jodi Picoult19.
The Grapes of Wrath by Ernest Hemingway20.
The Color Purple by Jodie Foster21.
The Corrections by Thomas Pynchon22.
The Godfather by Marlon Brando23.
A Separation by John Grisham24.
The Brothers Karamazov by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn25.
The Big Lebowski by David Lynch26.
A Series of Unfortunate Events by Neil Patrick Harris27.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams28.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by Lewis Carrol29.
The Martian by Neil deGrasse Tyson30.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J R R R Tolkien31.
The Little Prince by Margaret Stohl32.
The Princess Bride by JK Rowling33.
The Twilight Zone by J Robert Oppenheimer34.
The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly by Paul Auster35.
A Woman Under the Influence by John Steinberts36.
The Girl Who Waited by Jhumpa Lahiri37.
The Day the Earth Stood Still by Emily Dickinson38.
The Book Thief by James Patterson39.
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess40.
The Da Vinci Code by Sergio Leone41.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Stephen King42.
A Beautiful Mind by Steven Pinker43.
The Art of War by George Orwell44.
The Body of a Stranger by Mark Bittman45.
The Dark Side of the Moon by James Cameron46.
The End of the Tour by Mark Hamill47.
The Shining by Stephen Spielberg48.
The Wicker Man by Joris Lammers49.
The Master by Ernest Cline50.
The Tree of Life by C. S. Lewis51.
The Outsider by Ernest Ollivander52.
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Jack Kerouac53.
The Blind Side by Malcolm Gladwell54.
A Christmas Carol by Mark Haddon55.
The Butterfly Effect by Stephen Covey56.
The Best of Thomas Mann by David Sedaris57.
A Man Called Ove by David Foster Wallace58.
The Way of the Samurai by Masamune Shirow59.
The Wizard of Ocarina of Time in the Japanese Canon60.
The Lost Weekend by H.P. Lovecraft61.
The Lives of Others by Herman Hesse62.
The Sorrows of Young Werther by Ernest Jones63.
The Night of the Hunter by H M Banks64.
The Time Machine by Ray Bradbury65.
The Invisible Man by Caryl Churchill66.
The War of the Worlds by H G Wells67.
The Year of the Flood by Philip K. Dick68.
The Name of the Rose by John Donne69.
The White Helmets by the Syrian Civil War 70.
The Sea of Trees by Stephenie Meyer71.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins72.
The World of Tomorrow by Philip Pullman73.
The Wolf Among Us by Neil Gaiman74.
The Strange Case of Benjamin Button by Neil Strauss75.
The Secret Life of Pets by Peter Molyneux76.