The most popular books in English.

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

10201. Vacuum Diagrams

Stephen Baxter

Vacuum Diagrams is a collection of science fiction short stories written by Stephen Baxter. The collection connects the novels of the Xeelee Sequence and also shows the history of mankind in the Xeelee universe, and ultimately the universe. While each short story in the …

10202. Canticle

R. A. Salvatore

Canticle is the first book in R. A. Salvatore's book series, The Cleric Quintet.

10203. Dead Cert

Dick Francis

Dead Cert is Dick Francis' first novel, published in 1962. Featured in the 2007 book 100 Must-Read Crime Novels. It was filmed by Tony Richardson in 1974. The title is a shortened form of "It's a dead certainty," in this case a play on words referring to the fact that the …

10204. The Last Empress

Anchee Min

The last decades of the nineteenth century were a violent period in China’s history, marked by humiliating foreign incursions and domestic rebellions and ending in the demise of the Ch’ing Dynasty. The only constant during this tumultuous time was the power wielded by one …

10205. The Dying Earth

Jack Vance

The Dying Earth is a collection of fantasy short fiction by Jack Vance, published by Hillman in 1950. Vance returned to the setting in 1965 and thereafter, making it the first book in the Dying Earth series. It is retitled Mazirian the Magician in its Vance Integral Edition, …

10207. A Darkling Plain

Philip Reeve

A Darkling Plain is the fourth and final novel in the Mortal Engines Quartet series written by author Philip Reeve. The novel won the 2006 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the 2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction.

10208. Drowned Ammet

Diana Wynne Jones

Drowned Ammet is a fantasy novel for young adults by British author Diana Wynne Jones. It is the second book in the series Dalemark Quartet.

10210. The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

Angela Carter

The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman, published in the United States as The War of Dreams, is a 1972 novel by Angela Carter. This picaresque novel is heavily influenced by surrealism, Romanticism, critical theory, and other branches of Continental philosophy. Its style …

10212. The Raven

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. First published in January 1845, the poem is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the …

10213. The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been recognized as the first modern detective story; Poe referred to it as one of his "tales of ratiocination". Two works that share some similarities predate Poe's …

10214. Fair and tender ladies

Lee Smith

Fair and Tender Ladies is a novel by Lee Smith published in 1988. It won the W.D. Weatherford Award that year. Fair and Tender Ladies is an epistolary novel consisting entirely of letters written by its protagonist, Ivy Rowe, to numerous recipients from her childhood until her …

10216. Soul On Ice

Eldridge Cleaver

Soul On Ice is a memoir and collection of essays by Eldridge Cleaver. Originally written in Folsom State Prison in 1965, and published three years later in 1968, it is Cleaver's best known writing and remains a seminal work in African-American literature. The treatises were …

10217. Philosophy: Who Needs It

Ayn Rand

Philosophy: Who Needs It is a posthumous collection of essays by Ayn Rand, published in 1982, that deal with philosophy. It was the last book Rand worked on during her lifetime.

10218. Fasting, Feasting

Anita Desai

Anita Desai has long proved herself one of the most accomplished and admired chroniclers of middle-class India. Her 1999 novel, Fasting, Feasting, is the tale of plain and lumpish Uma and the cherished, late-born Arun, daughter and son of strict and conventional parents. So …

10219. Heroes Die

Matthew Stover

Heroes Die by Matthew Stover is the first of a series of novels blending science fiction and fantasy and featuring the protagonist Caine.

10220. City of Illusions

Ursula K. Le Guin

City of Illusions is a 1967 post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Ursula K. Le Guin, set on Earth in the distant future in her Hainish Cycle. City of Illusions is significant because it lays the foundation for the Hainish cycle, a fictional world in which the majority of …

10221. Rogue Planet

Greg Bear

Rogue Planet is a 2000 novel set in the Star Wars galaxy. It is a prequel novel occurring after the events of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. The book was written by Greg Bear. The cover art was by David Stevenson. The book takes place 29 years before Star Wars Episode …

10222. Race Matters

Cornel West

Race Matters is a social sciences book by Cornel West. The book was first published on March 29, 1994, in the English by Vintage Books. The book analyzes moral authority and racial debates concerning skin color in the United States. The book questions matters of economics and …

10223. This Other Eden

Ben Elton

This Other Eden is a satirical novel written by Ben Elton.

10224. Slash

Slash

Slash is an autobiography written by rock guitarist Slash with Anthony Bozza. Most of the book focuses on Slash's years with Guns N' Roses, including many rock star cliches: trashed hotel rooms, groupies, drug abuse, etc. Slash talks about Axl Rose, frontman of Guns N' Roses, …

10225. The Way To Cook

Julia Child

In this magnificent new cookbook, illustrated with full color throughout, Julia Child give us her magnum opus--the distillation of a lifetime of cooking. And she has an important message for Americans today. . .--to the health-conscious: make a habit of good home cooking so that …

10228. Swords in the Mist

Fritz Leiber

Swords in the Mist is a fantasy short story collection by Fritz Leiber featuring his sword and sorcery heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. It is chronologically the third volume in the complete seven volume edition of the collected stories devoted to the characters. It was first …

10229. Salmonella Men on Planet Porno

Yasutaka Tsutsui

Salmonella Men on Planet Porno is a collection of short stories by Japanese science fiction and metafiction writer Yasutaka Tsutsui, in English translation by Andrew Driver. Not to be confused with the original Japanese collection ポルノ惑星のサルモネラ人間, these stories have been selected …

10230. Black Out

Lisa Unger

Black Out is a psychological thriller by bestselling author Lisa Unger. It is a standalone novel.

10232. The road to Oxiana

Robert Byron

The Road to Oxiana is a travelogue by Robert Byron, first published in 1937. It is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing. The word "Oxiana" in the title refers to the region along Afghanistan's northern border. The book is an …

10234. The Invention of Everything Else

Samantha Hunt

The Invention of Everything Else is a novel written by American author Samantha Hunt, published in 2008. The novel presents a fictionalized account of the last days in the life of Nikola Tesla, the Serbian-American electrical engineer. Other fictionalized versions of historical …

10236. Endless Steppe

Esther Hautzig

Exiled to SiberiaIn June 1941, the Rudomin family is arrested by the Russians. They are "capitalists -- enemies of the people." Forced from their home and friends in Vilna, Poland, they are herded into crowded cattle cars. Their destination: the endless steppe of Siberia.For …

10237. Wrath of the Bloodeye

Joseph Delaney

The Spook's Mistake is the fifth book in the Wardstone Chronicles children's fantasy series by Joseph Delaney. In the U.S. it has been titled: The Last Apprentice: Wrath of the Bloodeye. It was first published in 2008. «Plot Summary» Tom and Alice are annoyed that the Spook will …

10238. The Truth-Teller's Tale

Sharon Shinn

The Truth-Teller's Tale is a fantasy novel by Sharon Shinn. The novel was written in 2005.

10239. Against Medical Advice

Hal Friedman

Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist …

10240. Expendable

James Alan Gardner

Expendable is a science fiction novel by the Canadian author James Alan Gardner, published in 1997 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. It is the first book in a series involving the "League of Peoples", an assemblage of advanced species in the Milky Way …

10241. The Dragon of Despair

Jane Lindskold

The Dragon of Despair is a 2004 fantasy novel, third of six in Jane Lindskold's wolf series. The third novel in the Firekeeper Saga begins about a year after Wolf's Head, Wolf's Heart. It can be read without having read the preceding novels in the series, although doing so will …

10242. Red China Blues

Jan Wong

Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now is a 1996 book by Chinese-Canadian journalist Jan Wong. Wong describes how the youthful passion for left-wing and socialist politics drew her to participate in the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Speaking little Chinese, she became one …

10243. Soldier of the Mist

Gene Wolfe

Soldier of the Mist is an award-winning 1986 fantasy novel by Gene Wolfe published by Gollancz in the UK and then Tor Books in the US. It has two sequels: Soldier of Arete and Soldier of Sidon. Mist and Arete have been collected as Latro in the Mist.

10244. Remembering Babylon

David Malouf

Remembering Babylon is a book by David Malouf written in 1993. It won the inaugural IMPAC Award and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Miles Franklin Award. The novel covers themes of isolation, language, relationships, community and living on the edge. Its themes …

10245. Andromaque

Jean Racine

Andromaque is a tragedy in five acts by the French playwright Jean Racine written in alexandrine verse. It was first performed on 17 November 1667 before the court of Louis XIV in the Louvre in the private chambers of the Queen, Marie Thérèse, by the royal company of actors, …

10247. Chance and necessity; an essay on the natural …

Jacques Monod

"For some time now, the unpleasant idea has been dawning on mankind that it may owe its existence to nothing but a role of some cosmological dice. But until recently hard proof has been missing and the larger philosophical implications have remained obscure. What Jaques Monod is …

10248. Maps for Lost Lovers

Nadeem Aslam

If Gabriel García Márquez had chosen to write about Pakistani immigrants in England, he might have produced a novel as beautiful and devastating as Maps for Lost Lovers. Jugnu and Chanda have disappeared. Like thousands of people all over England, they were lovers and living …

10249. Missing You

Meg Cabot

Ever since a walk home on a particularly stormy day, Jessica Mastriani has had an ability like no other. She became known worldwide as Lightning Girl-a psychic who could find the location of anyone, dead or alive. Jess finally had no choice but to embrace her newfound talent, …

10250. Europe Central

William T. Vollmann

A daring literary masterpiece and winner of the National Book Award. Watch for Vollmann’s new work of nonfiction, No Immediate Danger, coming in April of 2018In this magnificent work of fiction, acclaimed author William T. Vollmann turns his trenchant eye on the authoritarian …

10251. Nerve

Dick Francis

Nerve is the second novel by British mystery novelist Dick Francis, published in 1964.

10252. We Are All Made of Glue

Marina Lewycka

Georgie Sinclair’s husband has walked out; her sixteen-year-old son is busy surfing born-again websites; and all those overdue articles for Adhesives in the Modern World are getting her down. So when Georgie spots Mrs Shapiro, an eccentric old Jewish émigré neighbour with an eye …

10253. Leonardo's Swans

Karen Essex

Leonardo’s Swans is an international bestseller by Karen Essex, published by Doubleday in 2006. The novel tells the story of the rivalry between the powerful Este sisters, Beatrice and Isabella, princesses of the House of Ferrara, as they competed for the attentions of both the …

10254. Myra Breckinridge

Gore Vidal

Myra Breckinridge is a 1968 satirical novel by Gore Vidal written in the form of a diary. Described by the critic Dennis Altman as "part of a major cultural assault on the assumed norms of gender and sexuality which swept the western world in the late 1960s and early 1970s," the …

10258. Samaritan

Richard Price

Samaritan is a novel by Richard Price, first published in 2003. It tells the story of a wealthy screenwriter who returns to his impoverished neighborhood in Dempsey, New Jersey, where he begins to help others. His motivations and their ramifications are explored. Throughout the …

10259. Lady Of The Forest

Jennifer Roberson

Lady of the Forest: A Novel of Sherwood is a 1992 historical fiction novel by American author Jennifer Roberson. A re-telling of the Robin Hood legend from the perspective of twelve characters associated with the legend, the story centers around English noblewoman Lady Marian …

10260. Star of Danger

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Star of Danger is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published by Ace Books in 1965. Bradley states in "Author's Notes on Chronology" that in her view, Star of Danger occurs about thirty years after the events in The Spell Sword.

10261. The Spell Sword

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Spell Sword is a sword and planet novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in the Darkover series. The book was co-authored by Paul Edwin Zimmer, Bradley's brother, though he was not credited. The Spell Sword was first published in paperback by DAW in 1974 OCLC 156484864 and has been …

10262. The air-conditioned nightmare

Henry Miller

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare is an autobiographical book written by Henry Miller and first published in 1945.

10264. The Magic Faraway Tree

Enid Blyton

The Magic Faraway Tree is a children's novel by Enid Blyton, first published in 1943. It is the second book in the The Faraway Tree series of novels, in which Jo, Bessie and Fanny, the protagonists of the series, have their cousin Rick over to stay with them. They then introduce …

10265. House of Incest

Anais Nin

House of Incest is a slim volume of 72 pages written by Anaïs Nin. Originally published in 1936, it is Anaïs Nin's first work of fiction. But unlike her diaries and erotica, House of Incest does not detail the author's relationships with famous lovers like Henry Miller, nor does …

10266. The Horseman on the Roof

Jean Giono

Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, than The Horseman on the Roof. This novel, which Giono began writing in 1934 and which was published in 1951, …

10267. Heartstone

C. J. Sansom

Heartstone is a historical mystery novel by British author C. J. Sansom. It is Sansom's sixth novel, and the fifth in the Matthew Shardlake Series. Set in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII, the events of the novel take place in the summer of 1545. Shardlake …

10268. Before She Met Me

Julian Barnes

Before She Met Me is a novel by English writer Julian Barnes, first published in 1982 by Jonathan Cape. It is a black comedy which scrutinizes the awakening of sexual jealousy in a dull and otherwise sensible college lecturer.

10270. Definitely Maybe

Аркадий Стругацкий

Definitely Maybe is a sci fi novel written in 1974 by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky.

10271. Wittgenstein's Mistress

David Markson

Wittgenstein's Mistress by David Markson is a highly stylized, experimental novel in the tradition of Samuel Beckett. The novel is mainly a series of statements made in the first person; the protagonist is a woman named Kate who believes herself to be the last human on earth. …

10272. My Sister, My Love

Joyce Carol Oates

My Sister, My Love is a 2008 novel by Joyce Carol Oates, her 37th published novel. It reimagines the JonBenét Ramsey murder, with the ice-skating champion Bliss Rampike standing in for JonBenét, and is narrated by her surviving older brother, Skyler Rampike. The book received …

10276. Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right

Ann Coulter

Slander: Liberal Lies About the American Right is a book by conservative columnist Ann Coulter criticizing "the left's hegemonic control of the news media". The book was a #1 New York Times best seller in 2002, holding the #1 spot for eight weeks.

10277. Andersonville

MacKinlay Kantor

Andersonville is a novel by MacKinlay Kantor concerning the Confederate prisoner of war camp, Andersonville prison, during the American Civil War. The novel was originally published in 1955, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction the following year.

10279. More Information Than You Require

John Hodgman

The New York Times bestseller by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman—The Daily Show's "Resident Expert" and the "PC" in the iconic Apple ads—picks up exactly where his first book left off. In fact, "the new volume is in every way a continuation of Areas of My …

10280. Just as Long as We're Together

Judy Blume

Just as Long as We're Together is a young adult novel written by Judy Blume and published in 1987. It is a companion book to Here's to You, Rachel Robinson. The novel is narrated by Stephanie 'Steph' Hirsch, who has several changes in her life happening at the same time. She is …

10281. Cradle

Arthur C. Clarke

Cradle is a 1988 science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee. The major premise of Cradle is contact between a few humans from the Miami area in 1994 and the super robots of a damaged space ship submerged off the Florida coast. Telecommunication advances such as …

10282. The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great …

Amity Shlaes

The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression is a book by Amity Shlaes and published by HarperCollins in 2007. The book is a re-analysis of the events of the Great Depression, generally from a free-market perspective. The book criticizes Herbert Hoover and the …

10283. The Transit Of Venus

Shirley Hazzard

The Transit Of Venus is a novel written by Shirley Hazzard.

10284. Too Many Cooks

Rex Stout

Too Many Cooks is the fifth Nero Wolfe detective novel by American mystery writer Rex Stout. The story was serialized in The American Magazine before its publication in book form in 1938 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. The novel was collected in the omnibus volume Kings Full of …

10285. The house of the Vestals

Steven Saylor

The House of the Vestals is a collection of short stories by American author Steven Saylor, first published by St. Martin's Press in 1997. It is the sixth book in his Roma Sub Rosa series of mystery stories set in the final decades of the Roman Republic. The main character is …

10286. Sacred and Profane

Regina Rawlinson

Sacred and Profane is a 1987 novel by Faye Kellerman. It is second in the Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus series. A Fawcett Crest Book published by Ballantine Books. Timeline: About six months after The Ritual Bath, starts Christmas Eve, Decker is 39. Place: Los Angeles and Yeshiva …

10287. Song of the Sparrow

Lisa Ann Sandell

Song of the Sparrow is a young adult novel by Lisa Ann Sandell, published in 2007. It is written completely in lyrical form. It is set during the Dark Ages in Britain and is a retelling of the story of The Lady of Shalott a figure from Arthurian legend.

10288. The Beggar Queen

Lloyd Alexander

The Beggar Queen is a fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the concluding book of a series often called the Westmark trilogy. The series has been called "historical fantasy, set in a time much like our 18th century". Another review has called Westmark of the second volume "an …

10289. Rakkety Tam

Brian Jacques

Rakkety Tam is a fantasy novel by Brian Jacques, published in 2004. It is the 17th book in the Redwall series.

10290. Exile's Gate

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Exile's Gate is a 1988 science fantasy novel written by C. J. Cherryh. It is the fourth of four books comprising The Morgaine Stories, chronicling the deeds of Morgaine, a woman consumed by a mission of the utmost importance, and her chance-met companion, Nhi Vanye i Chya. It is …

10291. Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the …

Gary Taubes

Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health is a 2007 book by science journalist Gary Taubes. Taubes argues that the last few decades of dietary advice promoting low-fat diets has been consistently incorrect. Taubes contends that …

10292. Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener

Marion Chesney

The Potted Gardener is the Third Agatha Raisin mystery novel by Marion Chesney under her pseudonym M. C. Beaton.

10294. Rapunzel

Paul O. Zelinsky

Rapunzel is a book by Paul O. Zelinsky retelling the Grimm brothers' "Rapunzel" story. Released by Dutton Press, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1998. The story is a retelling of the original 1812 version, which leaves in details not present in …

10296. Hope for the Flowers

Trina Paulus

Hope for the Flowers is an allegorical novel by Trina Paulus. It was first published in 1972 and reflects the idealism of the counterculture of the period. Often classed as a children's novel, it is a fable or parable "partly about life, partly about revolution and lots about …

10297. Intervention: A Root Tale to the Galactic Milieu and …

Julian May

Intervention: A Root Tale to the Galactic Milieu and a Vinculum between it and The Saga of Pliocene Exile is a book published in 1987 that was written by Julian May.

10298. Dark Possession

Christine Feehan

Dark Possession is a paranormal/suspense novel written by American author Christine Feehan. Published in 2004, it is the 18th book in her Dark Series.

10299. Rainbow High

Alex Sanchez

Rainbow High is the second novel in a trilogy by Alex Sanchez, focusing on the issues gay and questioning youth face as they come of age. This book is the sequel to Rainbow Boys and followed by Rainbow Road.

10300. Bad Land: An American Romance

Jonathan Raban

Bad Land: An American Romance is a travelogue of Jonathan Raban's research, over a two-year period, into the settlement of southeastern Montana in the early 20th century. The focus of the book is on the least-populated and least-known area of the United States - the badland area …

10301. The Calculus Affair

Herge

The Calculus Affair is the eighteenth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. The story was serialised weekly in the newly established Tintin magazine from December 1954 to February 1956. The narrative follows the attempts of young …

10302. Hell's Faire

John Ringo

Hell's Faire is the fourth book in John Ringo's Legacy of the Aldenata series. Earth has been fighting the Posleen invasion, and suffered tremendous casualties. New weapons and tactics are being employed by the humans, but the Posleen are adapting as well.

10303. Winterfair Gifts

Lois McMaster Bujold

Winterfair Gifts is a written work by Lois McMaster Bujold.

10304. The Ambassador's Mission

Trudi Canavan

The Ambassador's Mission is a fantasy novel that was released on May 6, 2010 in hardback by author Trudi Canavan. It forms part of her Kyralia series and acts as a sequel to The Black Magician Trilogy and the first novel of The Traitor Spy Trilogy. The Ambassador's Mission …

10306. Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the …

Ellen Levine

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad is a book written by Ellen Levine and illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

10307. Sweet Silver Blues

Glen Cook

Sweet Silver Blues is the first novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

10308. Virals

Kathy Reichs

Virals is the first novel in the Virals series of novels for young adults written by the American forensic anthropologist and crime writer, Kathy Reichs and her son Brendan Reichs, featuring Tory Brennan, great-niece of Temperance Brennan. It is the first of Reichs's novels to …

10309. The Blue Djinn of Babylon

Philip Kerr

The Blue Djinn of Babylon is a novel by P.B. Kerr which tells the second chapter of John and Philippa Gaunt and their adventures as djinn. It is the second book of the Children of the Lamp series. The book earned a place on the New York Times Best Seller list for children's …

10310. Firebird

Mercedes Lackey

Firebird, is a 1996 fantasy novel, by American author Mercedes Lackey. It is a retelling of The Golden Bird and The Firebird.

10312. The Prisoner of Heaven

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Prisoner of Heaven is a 2011 book written by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Originally published in Spanish, it was later translated to English by Lucia Graves, daughter of the poet Robert Graves. This is the third novel written by the author. The book begins one year after the wedding …

10313. Anarchy, State, and Utopia

Robert Nozick

Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a 1974 book by the American political philosopher Robert Nozick. It won the 1975 U.S. National Book Award in category Philosophy and Religion, has been translated into 11 languages, and was named one of the "100 most influential books since the war" …

10314. A Place of Greater Safety

Hilary Mantel

A Place of Greater Safety is a 1992 novel by Hilary Mantel. It concerns the events of the French Revolution, focusing on the lives of Georges Danton, Camille Desmoulins, and Maximilien Robespierre from their childhood through the execution of the Dantonists, and also featuring …

10315. Tales of Pirx the Pilot

Stanisław Lem

Stanisław Lem's Tales of Pirx the Pilot published in Latvia in 1966, Poland in 1968, and translated to English in two parts in 1979 and 1982, is a series of short stories about a spaceship pilot named Pirx. They are some of the best known works of Lem, having been added to the …

10316. The Two Gentlemen of Verona

William Shakespeare

The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1589 and 1592. It is considered by some to be Shakespeare's first play, and is often seen as showing his first tentative steps in laying out some of the themes and motifs with …

10318. Destination: Void

Frank Herbert

Destination: Void is a science fiction novel by American author Frank Herbert, the first set in the Destination: Void universe. It first appeared in Galaxy Magazine in August 1965, under the title Do I Wake or Dream?, but was published as Destination: Void, in book form the …

10320. The Right to Write

Julia Cameron

The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life, by Julia Cameron is a non-fiction book written in first-person point of view about the creative process. This book can be meant for anyone who has an interest in writing and for existing writers who might …

10321. Another World

Pat Barker

Another World is a novel by Pat Barker, published in 1998. The novel concerns Geordie a 101 year-old Somme veteran in the last days before his death.

10324. Ship of Fools

Richard Paul Russo

Ship of Fools is a science fiction novel by Richard Paul Russo. First published in 2001, it won the Philip K. Dick Award for that year. The novel has been rereleased by Orbit Books under the name Unto Leviathan.

10326. King of The Shadows

Susan Cooper

King of Shadows is a children's historical novel by Susan Cooper published in 1999 by Penguin. In the United Kingdom, it was a finalist for both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

10327. Gloriana

Michael Moorcock

Gloriana, or The Unfulfill'd Queen is an award-winning work of literary fantasy by British novelist Michael Moorcock. It was first published in 1978 and has remained in print ever since.

10328. Night and Day

Virginia Woolf

Night and Day is a novel by Virginia Woolf first published on 20 October 1919. Set in Edwardian London, Night and Day contrasts the daily lives and romantic attachments of two acquaintances, Katharine Hilbery and Mary Datchet. The novel examines the relationships between love, …

10329. Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy

Simon Blackburn

Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy is a 1999 book by Simon Blackburn, intended to serve as an introduction to philosophy.

10330. Millicent Min, Girl Genius

Lisa Yee

Millicent Min, Girl Genius is a 2003 children's novel by Lisa Yee. The author's first published book, it is about a girl genius named Millicent Min who attends high school in the fictional town of Rancho Rosetta, California. This young girl has a lot of trouble in her social …

10331. Pigs Have Wings

P. G. Wodehouse

Pigs Have Wings is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, which first appeared as a serial in Collier's Weekly between 16 August and 20 September 1952. It was first published as a book in the United States on 16 October 1952 by Doubleday & Company, New York, and in the United Kingdom …

10332. Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang

Ian Fleming

Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car is a children's novel written by Ian Fleming for his son Caspar, with illustrations by John Burningham. It was initially published in three volumes, the first of which was released on 22 October 1964 by Jonathan Cape in London. Fleming, …

10333. The Cat Who Came for Christmas

Cleveland Amory

The Cat Who Came for Christmas is the first book in a cat trilogy written by Cleveland Amory, an American author who wrote extensively about animal rights. In this book Amory recounts his rescue and adoption of Polar Bear, a cat he featured in several more books. It was first …

10334. Mexico

James A. Michener

Mexico is a novel by James A. Michener published in 1992. The main action of Mexico takes place in Mexico over a three-day period in the fictional city of Toledo in 1961. The occasion is the annual bullfighting festival, at which two matadors — one an acclaimed hero of the …

10335. Exodus

Julie Bertagna

Exodus is a science fiction novel written for teens to young adults by Julie Bertagna, published in August 2002. The story is set on an island faced with the problem of a rising sea level, caused by melting ice caps and other forms of global warming. Mara must think of a way to …

10336. Strawberry Girl

Lois Lenski

Strawberry Girl is a Newbery medal winning novel written and illustrated by Lois Lenski. First published in 1945, this realistic fiction children's book, set among the "Crackers" of rural Florida, is one in Lenski's series of regional novels.

10337. Sisters

Danielle Steel

Sisters is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in February 2007. The book is Steel's seventy-first novel.

10338. Rebekah

Orson Scott Card

Rebekah is the second novel in the Women of Genesis series by Orson Scott Card.

10339. Halo: Ghosts of Onyx

Eric Nylund

The Spartan-II program has gone public. Tales of super-soldiers fending off thousands of Covenant attacks have become the stuff of legend. But just how many Spartans are left? While the Master Chief defends a besieged Earth, and the myriad factions of the Covenant continue their …

10340. Resolution

Robert B. Parker

Resolution is a 2008 Western novel by Robert B. Parker. It is a sequel to the 2005 novel, Appaloosa. It was followed in 2009 by Brimstone.

10341. Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History

Stephen Jay Gould

"There is no scientist today whose books I look forward to reading with greater anticipation of enjoyment and enlightenment than Stephen Jay Gould."―Martin Gardner Among scientists who write, no one illuminates as well as Stephen Jay Gould doesthe wonderful workings of the …

10342. Flight Of The Intruder

Stephen Coonts

Flight of the Intruder is a novel written by Stephen Coonts in 1986 telling the stories of United States Navy aviators flying the A-6 Intruder – a two-man, all-weather, aircraft carrier based strike aircraft on missions during the Vietnam War. The main character is Jake "Cool …

10343. Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is a novella by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames, London, England. …

10344. Grimus

Salman Rushdie

Grimus is a 1975 fantasy and science fiction novel by Salman Rushdie. It was his literary debut. The story loosely follows Flapping Eagle, a young Indian who receives the gift of immortality after drinking a magic fluid. After drinking the fluid, Flapping Eagle wanders the earth …

10345. The Judas Goat

Robert B. Parker

The Judas Goat is the fifth Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker, first published in 1978.

10346. The Devil's Company

David Liss

The Devil's Company is a historical-mystery-thriller novel by David Liss, set in 18th century London. It is the third of three novels containing the memoir of the fictional Benjamin Weaver, a retired bare-knuckle boxer, now a "thief-taker". Weaver's "memoir" began with Liss' …

10348. R Is for Rocket

Ray Bradbury

R Is for Rocket is a short story collection by Ray Bradbury, compiled for Young Adult library sections. It contains fifteen stories from earlier Bradbury collections, and two previously uncollected stories.

10349. The Dreaming Jewels

Theodore Sturgeon

Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Life Achievement Awards "One of the masters of modern science fiction."—The Washington Post Book World Eight-year-old Horty Bluett has never known love. His adoptive parents are violent; his classmates are cruel. So he runs away …

10351. Fire Star

Chris d'Lacey

Fire Star is a 2005 novel by an English author, Chris D'Lacey. It is the sequel to his 2003 novel Icefire, and is followed by The Fire Eternal, which came out in September 2007.

10352. A Summons to Memphis

Peter Taylor

One of the most celebrated novels of its time, the Pulitzer Prize winner A Summons to Memphis introduces the Carver family, natives of Nashville, residents, with the exception of Phillip, of Memphis, Tennessee.During the twilight of a Sunday afternoon in March, New York book …

10353. The Paladin of the Night

Margaret Weis

The Paladin of the Night is a book published in 1989 that was written by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.

10354. The Pursuit of Happyness

Chris Gardner

The Pursuit of Happyness is a book written by Christopher Gardner.

10355. Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball

George Will

Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball is a New York Times best-selling 1990 book about baseball. It was written by American Pulitzer Prize–winning author George Will, and published by Macmillan Publishers. The book focuses on four successful Major League Baseball figures, three of …

10356. The Camomile Lawn

Mary Wesley

A vivid picture of wartime London and Cornwall through the eyes of five cousins.Behind the large house, the fragrant camomile lawn stretches down to the Cornish cliffs. Here, in the dizzying heat of August 1939, five cousins have gathered at their aunt’s house for their annual …

10357. Dragon's Bait

Vivian Vande Velde

Fifteen-year-old Alys is not a witch. But that doesn't matter--the villagers think she is and have staked her out on a hillside as a sacrifice to the local dragon.It's late, it's cold, and it's raining, and Alys can think of only one thing--revenge. But first she's got to …

10359. Animal's People

Indra Sinha

Animal's People is a novel by Indra Sinha. It was shortlisted for the 2007 Man Booker Prize and is the Winner of the 2008 Commonwealth Writers' Prize: Best Book From Europe & South Asia. Sinha's narrator is a 19-year-old orphan of Khaufpur, born a few days before the 1984 …

10362. The Dead of Jericho

Colin Dexter

The Dead of Jericho is a work of English detective fiction by Colin Dexter, the fifth novel of the Inspector Morse series, which was subsequently the first of a highly successful series of television adaptations of the novels.

10363. Magic for Marigold

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Magic for Marigold is a novel written by L. M. Montgomery. It is an expansion of 4 linked short stories Montgomery wrote and originally published in 1925.

10364. Smart Women

Judy Blume

Smart Women is a 1983 novel by Judy Blume that tells the story of a divorcee who falls for her friend's ex-husband.

10365. Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

Stephen King

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse is an anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction published by Night Shade Books in January 2008, edited by John Joseph Adams. The anthology includes 22 stories, plus an introduction by the editor. According to the anthology's official web site, …

10367. Adam

Ted Dekker

It takes an obsessive mind to know one. And Daniel Clark knows the elusive killer he's been stalking. He's devoted every waking minute as a profiler to find the serial killer known only as Eve. He's pored over the crime scenes of sixteen young women who died mysterious deaths, …

10368. Angels and Visitations

Neil Gaiman

Angels and Visitations is a collection of short fiction and nonfiction by Neil Gaiman. It was first published in the US in 1993 by DreamHaven Books. It is illustrated by Steve Bissette, Randy Broecker, Dave McKean, P. Craig Russell, Jill Carla Schwarz, Bill Sienkiewicz, Charles …

10369. The Law of Nines

Terry Goodkind

The Law of Nines is a thriller/speculative fiction novel by American author Terry Goodkind. The book was released on August 18, 2009. It debuted at #10 on the Times bestseller list. The book, though at essence a thriller, contains numerous fantasy or science fiction elements and …

10370. In His Steps

Charles Sheldon

In His Steps is a best-selling religious fiction novel written by Charles Monroe Sheldon. First published in 1896, the book has sold more than 30,000,000 copies, and ranks as one of the best-selling books of all time. The full title of the book is In His Steps: What Would Jesus …

10371. The Front Runner

Patricia Nell Warren

The Front Runner is a 1974 novel by Patricia Nell Warren. The book, considered by some as a classic example of LGBT literature of the period, is a love story exploring issues relating to homosexuals in American sports. The novel is: Dedicated to all the athletes who have fought …

10372. The Story of the Night

Colm Toibin

The Story of the Night is a novel by Irish novelist Colm Tóibín, set in Argentina in the 1980s where the main character, Richard, was born. Son of a British mother and a dead father, he must come to terms with the hidden story of his two countries now at war and his sexuality as …

10373. Oath of Swords

David Weber

Oath of Swords is the first novel in the War God fantasy series by American author David Weber. It follows the adventures of Bahzell Bahnakson and his friend Brandark; the format is a swords-and-sorcery land with dwarves, elves, humans, hradani—the Four Races. There is a …

10374. A Free Man of Color

Barbara Hambly

A Free Man of Color is a book published in 1997 and written by Barbara Hambly.

10375. Two Treatises of Government

John Locke

Two Treatises of Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise attacks patriarchalism in the form of sentence-by-sentence refutation of Robert Filmer's Patriarcha, while the Second Treatise outlines Locke's ideas for …

10376. Love in the Ruins

Walker Percy

Love in the Ruins is a novel of speculative or science fiction by author Walker Percy from 1971. It follows its main character, Dr Thomas More, namesake and descendant of Sir Thomas More, a psychiatrist in a small town in Louisiana called Paradise. Over time, the US has become …

10377. I Am Legend

Richard Matheson

I Am Legend is a 1954 horror fiction novel by American writer Richard Matheson. It was influential in the development of the zombie genre and in popularizing the concept of a worldwide apocalypse due to disease. The novel was a success and was adapted to film as The Last Man on …

10378. The Chessmen of Mars

Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Chessmen of Mars is part of the Martian series, also known as the Barsoom series, written and published by Edgar Rice Burroughs between 1912 and 1942. Considered by many to be the best piece in the series, The Chessmen of Mars blends eventfulness with grotesque elements, …

10382. Hammerhead Ranch Motel

Tim Dorsey

Hammerhead Ranch Motel is a novel by Tim Dorsey published in 2000. It continues the story, started in Florida Roadkill, of blithe psychopath Serge A. Storms and his pursuit of five million dollars in cash hidden in the trunk of a car. The book is non-linear, with some scenes …

10390. The Next 100 Years

George Friedman

The Next 100 Years is a 2009 book by George Friedman. In the book, Friedman attempts to predict the major geopolitical events and trends of the 21st century. Friedman also speculates in the book on changes in technology and culture that may take place during this period.

10391. Geis of the Gargoyle

Piers Anthony

Geis of the Gargoyle is the eighteenth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

10392. Beyond the Chocolate War

Robert Cormier

Beyond the Chocolate War is the sequel to the award-winning book The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier. The sequel received an Honor List citation from the Horn Book Magazine in 1986.

10393. Touched with fire

Kay Redfield Jamison

Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament is a book by the American psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison examining the relationship between bipolar disorder and artistic creativity. It contains extensive case studies of historic writers, artists, and …

10394. The In-Between World of Vikram Lall

M. G. Vassanji

Vikram Lall comes of age in 1950s Kenya, at the same time that the colony is struggling towards independence. Against the unsettling backdrop of Mau Mau violence, Vic and his sister Deepa, the grandchildren of an Indian railroad worker, search for their place in a world sharply …

10396. A Fortunate Life

A. B. Facey

A Fortunate Life is an autobiography by Albert Facey published in 1981, nine months before his death. It chronicles his early life in Western Australia, his experiences as a private during the Gallipoli campaign of World War I and his return to civilian life after the war. It …

10398. The Tenth Justice

Brad Meltzer

The Tenth is Brad Meltzer's first novel. Brad wrote the book when he was 26, a recent graduate of Columbia Law School. It centers on a Supreme Court clerk who leaks the Court's ruling to another lawyer. The lawyer is a fraud who blackmails the clerk. The lawyer and his friends …

10400. The last world

Christoph Ransmayr

A man goes in search of the Roman poet Ovid, banished to the end of the world. He finds that Ovid's personality and stories have undergone a sea-change, and have fragmented themselves into lots of clues - people, bizarre events, odd stretches of landscape, and a story emerges.



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