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Top 17 Best Michael Crichton Books of All Time


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

Our process:
1. Search for "best michael crichton 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. MOST RECOMMENDED!
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    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 2

    Sphere

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 5 articles
  3. 3

    The Andromeda Strain

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 5 articles
  4. 4

    Timeline

    A Novel

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 4 articles
  5. 5

    The Terminal Man

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 4 articles
  6. 6

    State of Fear

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7
    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8

    Eaters of the Dead

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9

    Congo

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 3 articles
  10. 10

    The Great Train Robbery

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 3 articles
  11. 11

    Rising Sun

    A Novel

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 3 articles
  12. 12

    Airframe

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13

    Dragon Teeth

    A Novel

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14

    Pirate Latitudes

    A Novel

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    Prey

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16

    Next

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17

    Disclosure

    Michael Crichton

    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this best Michael Crichton novels list created?

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

  • How many books are in this one list?

    There are 17 Crichton books in this list.

  • Which Michael Crichton book should I read first?

    Based on our research, "Sphere" is Crichton's best.

  • Why can't I see reviews or stars for any of these books?

    Our number one rule is "don't try to out-Amazon Amazon". This is why we don't have any of the features they already do such a good job at (no one click buy, no seeing book genres, no author page, no to read list, etc...). Instead, we focus on what we do best, which is to bring you the best and most accurate (believe it or not, many lists online don't even have the right publication date) list!

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