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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. Until then, we’ll be over here watching Brad Meltzer’s Lost History on (you guessed it) the History Channel.

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 #1 New York Times 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.