Until you’ve consumed all of the best James Bond books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Casino Royale (James Bond Series) (2012)
- Blink: An Illustrated Spy Thriller Novel (2019)
- The Poor Man’s James Bond (Vol. 1) (2016)
- Doctor No (A Signet James Bond Thriller, D2036) (1963)
- Thunderball (James Bond) (2012)
- The Bond of The Millennium: The Days of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond (2019)
- James Bond: Choice of Weapons: Three 007 Novels: The Facts of Death; Zero Minus Ten; The Man with the Red Tattoo (James Bond 007) (2010)
- Goldfinger (James Bond) (2012)
- His World Never Dies: The Evolution of James Bond (2019)
- The James Bond Omnibus 003 (2012)
- Licence to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films (Cinema and Society) (2008)
Casino Royale (James Bond Series) (2012)
In the novel that introduced James Bond to the world, Ian Fleming’s agent 007 is dispatched to a French casino in Royale-les-Eaux. His mission? Bankrupt a ruthless Russian agent who’s been on a bad luck streak at the baccarat table.
Blink: An Illustrated Spy Thriller Novel (2019)
To win a secret war waged by The Establishment, ex black-ops soldier, Blink, must find and expose the true colors of the men behind the elite organization, which has been manipulating governments since the time of Napoleon.Driven by the murders of family members, and the fall of her home country, Blink travels the globe seeking the men responsible.
The Poor Man’s James Bond (Vol. 1) (2016)
Intended originally for the political Right, The Poor Mans James Bond is now geared for use by the Civil Authorities. It embodies all the practical paramilitary knowledge collected and studied by dissident groups through-out America.
Doctor No (A Signet James Bond Thriller, D2036) (1963)
James Bond battles a power-mad maniac on a Caribbean Island of DeathIncredible suspense, unexpected thrills, extraordinary danger!
Thunderball (James Bond) (2012)
Upon M’s insistence, James Bond takes a two-week respite in a secluded natural health spa. But amid the bland teas, tasteless yogurts, and the spine stretcher the guests lovingly call “The Rack,” Bond stumbles onto the trail of a lethal man with ties to a new secret organization called SPECTRE.
The Bond of The Millennium: The Days of Pierce Brosnan as James Bond (2019)
The first time Pierce Brosnan went to the cinema, aged 11, he watched a James Bond film. At the age of 27, he married a James Bond girl. He had the chance of playing James Bond himself at the age of 33 but lost the role due to contractual obligations. He was 41 when he was formally announced as the fifth actor to play James Bond on June 8, 1994, playing the role for a decade in four productions and three original video games.
James Bond: Choice of Weapons: Three 007 Novels: The Facts of Death; Zero Minus Ten; The Man with the Red Tattoo (James Bond 007) (2010)
Three classic 007 novels by the acclaimed Raymond Benson, featuring literature’s most celebrated secret agent.In this new collection of James Bond novels, published in trade paperback for the first time, we are once again treated to the thrilling adventures of Fleming’s classic hero, first in The Facts of Death, which pits Britain’s fa…
Goldfinger (James Bond) (2012)
Auric Goldfinger is the richest man in England—though his wealth can’t be found in banks. He’s been hoarding vast stockpiles of his namesake metal, and it’s attracted the suspicion of 007’s superiors at MI6. Sent to investigate, Bond uncovers an ingenious gold-smuggling scheme, as well as Goldfinger’s most daring caper yet: Operation Grand Slam, a gold heist so audacious it could bring down the world economy and put the fate of the West in the hands of SMERSH.
His World Never Dies: The Evolution of James Bond (2019)
He likes his vodka martinis shaken, not stirred. He drives one of the most recognizable cars in film history, and his Walther PPK has become legendary too. Very few have ever looked better in a tuxedo.His name is Bond James Bond. He’s chased villains — and women — on screen for decades. His fictional world and movie run have been threatened, but he is never defeated
The James Bond Omnibus 003 (2012)
The daring James Bond is back in a definitive bumper edition collecting the first period of Jim Lawrence’s celebrated run in comic strip form! Includes seven of Bond’s most thrilling and dangerous missions: The Harpies, River of Death, The Golden Ghost, Fear Face, Double Jeopardy, Starfire and Kingley Amis’ controversial post-Fleming story, Colonel Sun.
Licence to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films (Cinema and Society) (2008)
“Licence to Thrill” follows Bond from the 1962 ‘Dr No’, through all the subsequent Bond films, exploring them within the culture and politics of the times, as well as within film culture itself.
Best James Bond Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some james bond books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Reflections of Death Ian Flemings James Bond
Author(s): Ian Fleming
ID: 3230176, Publisher: , Year: 2022, Size: 12 Mb, Format: pdf
The Art of Film: Working on James Bond, Aliens, Batman and More Terry Ackland-Snow, Terry Ackland-Snow with Wendy Laybourn
Author(s): Terry Ackland-Snow, Wendy Laybourn
ID: 3446446, Publisher: The History Press, Year: 2022, Size: 32 Mb, Format: pdf
The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia
Author(s): Steven Jay Rubin
ID: 2818291, Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Year: 2021, Size: 19 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.