Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime is a 1975 novel by E. L. Doctorow. This work of historical fiction is mostly set in New York City from about 1900 until the United States entry into World War I in 1917. A unique adaptation of the historical narrative genre, the novel blends three fictional American families and various actual historical figures into a framework that revolves around events, characters and ideas important in U.S. history.

The 410th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 15th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  2. - 86th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  3. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  4. - 50 Books to (Re-)Read at 50 (nextavenue)
  5. - How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Reading List (Thomas C. Foster)
  6. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  7. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  8. - National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction (National Book Critics Circle)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Ragtime (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 6661971 $673.72 2009
Ragtime: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) Paperback 18983 $6.77 $1.20 2007
Ragtime Paperback 1885404 $25.00 $0.01
Ragtime: A Novel Kindle Edition 36735 $9.99 2010
Ragtime (Modern Library) Hardcover 70047 $8.59 $1.22 1994
Ragtime (French Edition) Mass Market Paperback 8923513 $9.85 $13.71 2000
Ragtime (French Edition) Paperback 13458212 $14.57 1997
Ragtime Audible Audio Edition 10045 $9.95 2008
Ragtime Mass Market Paperback 1344843 $18.50 $0.01
Ragtime (Spanish Edition) Paperback 11986815 $10.95
Ragtime Paperback 5647140 $10.64 1975
Ragtime Paperback 774419 $24.95 $3.50
Ragtime (Miscelánea) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 573535 $4.61 2012
Ragtime (Spanish Edition) Paperback 13685614 $8.00
Ragtime Paperback 3027591 $16.88 $0.01 1976
Ragtime (Spanish Edition) Paperback 3619950 $106.20 $7.50 2006
Ragtime Paperback 1396872 $4.39 $0.01 1997
Ragtime Mass Market Paperback 1339063 $58.20 $0.01 1987
Ragtime Paperback 1971859 $7.98 $0.01 1996
Ragtime (Popular Penguins) Paperback 14355990 $21.74 $25.72 2011