Brad Meltzer’s All-Time Favorite Books from Across Genres


Brad Meltzer’s latest #1 New York Times bestseller, The Escape Artist, has more than one Novel Suspects editor hoping for a sequel. In our ongoing (and potentially unrivaled) fandom, we asked Meltzer for a list of his five favorite books of all time. So, without further ado…


Brad Meltzer’s Five Favorite Books of All-Time



About Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the bestselling author of The Escape Artist. He is also the author of the Ordinary People Change the World series of picture book biographies—which includes I am Harriet Tubman—and is the host of the History Channel television show Lost History, in which he helped find the missing 9/11 flag. You can find out much more about him at You can also see what he’s doing right now at and on Twitter @bradmeltzer.