Ten Best Books Chosen by Famous Authors

Famous authors pick ten best books

Here are the books that some famous authors decided are the ten best of all time, and they also list the top ten authors. I am disappointed that there aren’t more women on the list. I do understand that women have to catch up since they weren’t able to publish for so many years.

The 10 Best Books of All Time

1. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

2. Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert

3. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

4. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

5. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

6. Hamlet by William Shakespeare

7. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fizgerald

8. In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust

9. The Stories of Anton Chekhov by Anton Checkhov

10. Middlemarch by George Eliot

The 10 Greatest Authors of All Time

These are the 10 greatest authors of all time, by points earned.

1. Leo Tolstoy – 327

2. William Shakespeare – 293

3. James Joyce – 194

4. Vladimir Nabokov – 190

5. Fyodor Dostoevsky – 177

6. William Faulkner – 173

7. Charles Dickens – 168

8. Anton Checkhov – 165

9. Gustave Flaubert – 163

10. Jane Austen – 161