Do you like the same books as writers? The favourite 10 books of 125 writers were tallied (544 individual books were mentioned).
This challenge lists the overall 10 favourite books of the writers by historical period, in descending rank. See the list structure below.
01-10: 20th century
11-20: 19th century
21-30: 18th century
31-41: 16th & 17th century (tie for 10th place between Henry V and Othello)
42-51: 15th century & earlier
This list is derived from the book "The Top Ten: Writers Pick their Favorite Books" edited by J. Peder Zane.