20 Books With Numbers In Their Titles

by Vincent Salera 18 Aug 2015

They say that there is strength in numbers. As for book titles this seems to hold true with me since so many books with a number in the titles have always grabbed my attention when scrolling through the shelves of a bookstore. Here are twenty of my favorite books with numbers as part of their titles.

1. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
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2. Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose
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3. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

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4. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas

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5. Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

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6. The Third Man by Graham Greene

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7. The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff

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8. Starter for Ten by David Nicholls

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9. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

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10. The Bride Wore Size 12 by Meg Cabot

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11. 2666 by Roberto Bolaño

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12. 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

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13. Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers

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14. Instances of the Number 3 by Salley Vickers

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15. The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps by Michel Faber

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16. One Day by David Nicholls

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17. The Three Day Rule by Josie Lloyd, Emlyn Rees

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18. Six and a Half Deadly Sins by Colin Cotterill

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19. The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers

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20. The Ninth Life of Louis Drax by Liz Jensen

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Vincent Salera

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