Great Books For Men (Fiction)

A Listmania! list by Flash (Cleveland, OH USA)
The list author says: "Great reading for men, no wimps allowed! (unless you are a wimp who is trying to become a real man)

Seriously, these are some really good novels that men can enjoy."
The Big Sky
1.  The Big Sky by A. B. Guthrie
The list author says:
  "My favorite western novel."
$12.47   Used & New from: $1.75
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition
2.  A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition by Norman Maclean
The list author says:
  "The wonderful story upon which the movie is based. You get an even better sense of the characters in the book."
$7.33   Used & New from: $2.56
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (248 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Nick Adams Stories
3.  The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway
The list author says:
  "Hemmingway's Nick Adams stories in one collection. This is good stuff!"
$12.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

The Book of Guys
4.  The Book of Guys by Garrison Keillor
The list author says:
  "The Don Giovani story in this collection is hillariously good."
$12.44   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

On the Road
5.  On the Road by Scott Donaldson
The list author says:
  "Classic Kerouac!"
$9.32   Used & New from: $3.83
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,108 customer reviews)

Big Woods
6.  Big Woods by William Faulkner
The list author says:
  "Contains "The Bear" and other really good stories."
$13.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare (Modern Library Classics)
7.  The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare (Modern Library Classics) by G.K. Chesterton
The list author says:
  "This list has got to have some Chesterton."
$8.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (206 customer reviews)

Lonesome Dove: A Novel
8.  Lonesome Dove: A Novel by Larry McMurtry
The list author says:
  "The whole Lonesome Dove series is fun and good!"
$24.84   Used & New from: $5.64
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (815 customer reviews)

Neuromancer
9.  Neuromancer by William Gibson
The list author says:
  "Complex Sci-Fi, cyberpunk tale."
$18.97   Used & New from: $9.99
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (793 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Young Lonigan
10.  Young Lonigan by James T. Farrell
The list author says:
  "First book of Studs Lonigan trilogy."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.58
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Billy Bathgate
11.  Billy Bathgate by E. L. Doctorow
The list author says:
  "My favorite gangster tale."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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The Big Rock Candy Mountain (Contemporary American Fiction)
12.  The Big Rock Candy Mountain (Contemporary American Fiction) by Wallace Stegner
The list author says:
  "Wallace Stegner's best. Also read the sequel, "Recapitulation"."
$16.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

The Quiet American (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
13.  The Quiet American (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Graham Greene's story of the early Viet Nam situation."
$9.28   Used & New from: $2.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (226 customer reviews)

Legend (Drenai Tales, Book 1)
14.  Legend (Drenai Tales, Book 1) by David Gemmell
The list author says:
  "Hack and slash in the fantasy genre. Good story, interesting and manly hero."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)

All the King's Men
15.  All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
The list author says:
  "Underlying the main story is a tale about a relationship between a man and a women."
$6.00   Used & New from: $2.39
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (289 customer reviews)

The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
16.  The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) by Michael Shaara
The list author says:
  "Outstanding fictional account of the battle at Gettysburg!!"
$20.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,110 customer reviews)

The Shadow of the Wind
17.  The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The list author says:
  "Ruiz Zafon is fast becoming my favorite current writer. This book is magical. The character's are outstanding."
$10.27   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,451 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Any Human Heart
18.  Any Human Heart by William Boyd
The list author says:
  "An very honest portrayal of a man living through the 20th century."
$12.86   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (111 customer reviews)

The Long Goodbye
19.  The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
The list author says:
  "Raymond Chandler's novels of the detective Philip Marlowe are classic noir set in the time when men were comfortable being men."
$9.60   Used & New from: $3.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews)

Moon Palace (Contemporary American Fiction)
20.  Moon Palace (Contemporary American Fiction) by Paul Auster
The list author says:
  "One of the best books I read in the past couple of years."
$13.14   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)

The Call of the Wild
21.  The Call of the Wild by Nicholas Ruddick
The list author says:
  "Jack London's stuff is for the adventurer in us all."
$3.98   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,338 customer reviews)

The 42nd Parallel: Volume One of the U.S.A. Trilogy
22.  The 42nd Parallel: Volume One of the U.S.A. Trilogy by John dosPassos
The list author says:
  "The USA trilogy from Dos Passos describes an America gone by."
$10.46   Used & New from: $2.03
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Once An Eagle
23.  Once An Eagle by Anton Myrer
The list author says:
  "Every man should read this book to understand honor and duty."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle No. 1)
24.  Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle No. 1) by Neal Stephenson
The list author says:
  "I'm currently reading this series."
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (469 customer reviews)

A Prayer for Owen Meany (Modern Library)
25.  A Prayer for Owen Meany (Modern Library) by John Irving
The list author says:
  "One of Irving's best (along with Garp and The Cider House Rules)."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,859 customer reviews)

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Fight Club: A Novel
26.  Fight Club: A Novel by Chuck Palahniuk
The list author says:
  "Men get this book, women don't."
$8.44   Used & New from: $2.87
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,063 customer reviews)

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