Here is a list of the best Michener books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959. As the volcanic Hawaiian Islands sprout from the ocean floor, the land remains untouched for centuries—until, little more than a thousand years ago, Polynesian seafarers make the perilous journey across the Pacific, flourishing in this tropical paradise according to their ancient traditions.
In his signature style of grand storytelling, James Michener sweeps us back through time to the Holy Land, thousands of years ago.
Chesapeake: A Novel (2003)
In this classic novel, James A. Michener brings his grand epic tradition to bear on the four-hundred-year saga of America’s Eastern Shore, from its Native American roots to the modern age. In the early 1600s, young Edmund Steed is desperate to escape religious persecution in England.
Tales of the South Pacific (2014)
Tales of the South Pacific is the iconic, Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece that inspired a Broadway classic and launched the career of James A. Michener, one of America’s most beloved storytellers.
Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. Iberia is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home.
Poland: A Novel (2015)
In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.
Alaska: A Novel (2002)
In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska’s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present.
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Space: A Novel (2015)
Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.
Recessional: A Novel (2015)
In this remarkable novel, Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener draws on his unparalleled gift for storytelling, his deep understanding of American society, and his own life experiences to illuminate the challenges of aging and the folly of youth. As the new director of a Florida retirement home known as the Palms, Andy Zorn suffers no shortage of loving support from his “elders,” a group of five passionate, outspoken residents.
The Drifters: A Novel (2015)
In this triumphant bestseller, renowned novelist James A. Michener unfolds a powerful and poignant drama of disenchanted youth during the Vietnam era.
Best Michener Books: The Ultimate Collection
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Ecological informatics : data management and knowledge discovery
Author(s): Michener, William K.; Recknagel, Friedrich
ID: 2134447, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2018, Size: 18 Mb, Format: pdf
Presidential Lottery : the reckless gamble in our electoral system
Author(s): Berry, Steve; Michener, James Albert
ID: 2084962, Publisher: Random House Publishing Group;Dial Press, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook: Explorations in Writing and Publishing
Author(s): James A. Michener, Steve Berry
ID: 1399317, Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback, Year: 2015, Size: 135 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to USA Today, 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 resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.