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List of books about the September 11 attacks

This is an incomplete list of books about the September 11 attacks. In the more than 10 years since the September 11, 2001 attacks, dozens of books have been published that focus specifically on the topic or on subtopics such as just the attacks on World Trade Towers in New York City.

A number of publications have released their own rankings of books about 9-11. The Guardian, in September 2011, provided a listing by three panelists of what they felt to be the 20 best.[1] Five books were identified by another September 2011 review in TODAY.[2]


Novels include:

Graphic novels include:

Short stories include:

Collections of poetry and/or short stories include:

  • 110 Stories: New York Writes after September 11, 2001, 2004, edited by Ulrich Baer
  • In the Shadow of the Towers: Speculative Fiction in a Post-9/11 World, 2015, edited by Douglas Lain


Reviews of literature

Reviews of fiction and other literature include:

  • Mathé, Sylvie; Vallas, Sophie (2014). European perspectives on the literature of 9/11. Paris: Michel Houdiard Editeur. ISBN 9782356921123. OCLC 878664251.
  • After the Fall, by Robert Gray, Wiley–Blackwell, 2011
  • Out of the Blue: September 11 and the Novel, by Kristiaan Versluys, Columbia University Press, 2009
  • Literature after 9/11, edited by Ann Keniston and Jeanne Follansbee Quinn, Routledge, 2008
  • Trauma Culture: The Politics of Terror and Loss in Media and Literature, by E. Ann Kaplan, Rutgers University Press, 2005
  • Trauma at Home: After 9/11, by Judith Greenberg, University of Nebraska Press, 2003
  • 110 Stories: New York Writes After September 11, by Ulrich Baer, New York University Press, 2002

Memoirs and first-hand accounts

Collections of essays and/or articles

Other nonfiction

Nonfiction books include:

See also


  1. ^ "The 20 best 9/11 books". The Guardian. September 2, 2011.
  2. ^ "Five must-read books about 9/11 and its legacy". September 8, 2011.
  3. ^ Herbert, Rosemary (2005). "The longest `102 Minutes'; Reporters' tale a riveting personal glimpse of Sept. 11 tragedy.(Arts and Lifestyle)". The Boston Herald. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved August 14, 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  4. ^ "9/11 Remembered As 102 Minutes.(Breaking News and Opinion)(Book review)". Basil & Spice. 2009. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved August 14, 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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