Fiction books

Here’s my list of best fiction books that aren’t science fiction or fantasy.

Best of the best

  • Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
  • The DaVinci Code – Dan Brown
  • Shogun – James Clavell
  • Tai-pan – James Clavell
  • Gai-jin – James Clavell
  • Noble House – James Clavell
  • Whirlwind – James Clavell
  • Generation X – Douglas Coupland
  • Aztec – Gary Jennings
  • Too Many Blackbirds – Ken Ledbetter
  • Life of Pi – Yann Martel
  • Ishmael – Daniel Quinn
  • The Story of B – Daniel Quinn
  • My Ishmael – Daniel Quinn

Runner ups

  • Angels and Demons – Dan Brown
  • The Rule of Four – Ian Caldwell & Dustin Thomason
  • The Gum Thief – Douglas Coupland
  • Generation A – Douglas Coupland
  • Shampoo Planet – Douglas Coupland
  • Peacetalk 101 – Suzette Haden Elgin
  • The Beekeeper’s Pupil – Sara George
  • Still Alice – Lisa Genova
  • The White Bone – Barbara Gowdy
  • Ape House – Sara Gruen
  • Codex – Lev Grossman
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Jeff Kinney
  • Lamb – Christopher Moore
  • The Distant Hours – Kate Morton
  • The Holy – Daniel Quinn
  • Shaman – Kim Stanley Robinson
  • The Catcher in the Rye – J. D. Salinger
  • The Big U – Neal Stephenson

Honourable mentions

  • Track of the Cat – Nevada Barr
  • Deception Point – Dan Brown
  • Night Train to Memphis – Elizabeth Peters

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