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14 Best William Shakespeare Books of All Time


Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best William Shakespeare books (instead of one person's opinion).

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best william shakespeare books" and study the top 5 articles.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1

    Macbeth

    William Shakespeare

  2. 2

    Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare

  3. 3

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    William Shakespeare

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    4

    Hamlet

    William Shakespeare

  5. 5

    Twelfth Night

    William Shakespeare

  6. 6

    The Tempest

    William Shakespeare

  7. 7

    The Merchant of Venice

    William Shakespeare

  8. 8

    Othello

    William Shakespeare

  9. 9

    King Lear

    William Shakespeare

  10. 10

    Richard III

    William Shakespeare

  11. 11

    Much Ado About Nothing

    William Shakespeare

  12. 12

    Julius Caesar

    William Shakespeare

  13. 13

    Henry IV, Part 1

    William Shakespeare

  14. 14

    As You Like It

    William Shakespeare

FAQ

  • How was this William Shakespeare books list created?

    We searched for "best William Shakespeare books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many William Shakespeare books are in this list?

    There are 14 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this William Shakespeare books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of William Shakespeare books on the internet.

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