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.

10801. The Viper's Nest

Peter Lerangis

The Viper's Nest is the seventh book in The 39 Clues series. It was written by Peter Lerangis and was released by Scholastic on February 2, 2010. The 39 Clues series is intended for children aged 8–12, and takes the form of a multimedia adventure story spanning 10 books. The …

10802. The Small Rain

Madeleine L'Engle

The Small Rain is a semi-autobiographical novel by Madeleine L'Engle, about the many difficulties in the life of talented pianist Katherine Forrester between the ages of 10 and 19. Published in 1945 by the Vanguard Press, it was the first of L'Engle's long list of books, and was …

10803. The Land of the Silver Apples

Nancy Farmer

The Land of the Silver Apples is a fantasy novel for children, written by Nancy Farmer and published by Atheneum in 2007. It is a sequel to The Sea of Trolls, second in a series of three known as the Sea of Trolls series. The title refers to the "silver apples of the moon" …

10804. Beggars and Choosers

Nancy Kress

Beggars and Choosers is a Hugo-nominated 1994 science-fiction novel by Nancy Kress. It is a sequel to the Hugo-winning Beggars in Spain, and was followed by Beggars Ride in 1996.

10806. Patrimony: A True Story

Philip Roth

Patrimony: A True Story is a memoir by American writer Philip Roth. It was first published by Simon & Schuster in 1991.

10807. Through Gates of Splendor

Elisabeth Elliot

Through Gates of Splendor is a 1957 best selling book written by Elisabeth Elliot. The book tells the story of Operation Auca, an attempt by five American missionaries - Jim Elliot, Pete Fleming, Ed McCully, Nate Saint, and Roger Youderian - to reach the Huaorani tribe of …

10808. Betrayal

Aaron Allston

Betrayal is the first of nine books in the Legacy of the Force series, which is set in the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe. The book is written by Aaron Allston and was released in hardcover on May 30, 2006. The cover artist is Jason Felix. The paperback edition was …

10810. 10th Anniversary

James Patterson

For every secret Detective Lindsay Boxer's long-awaited wedding celebration becomes a distant memory when she is called to investigate a horrendous crime: a badly injured teenage girl is left for dead, and her newborn baby is nowhere to be found. Lindsay discovers that not only …

10811. The Human Condition

Arendt

A work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights, The Human Condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in 1958. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of …

10812. A Dead Man in Deptford

Anthony Burgess

‘One of the most productive, imaginative and risk-taking of writers… It is a clever, sexually explicit, fast-moving, full blooded yarn'Irish TimesA Dead Man in Deptford re-imagines the riotous life and suspicious death of Christopher Marlowe. Poet, lover and spy, Marlowe must …

10813. The Quantum Thief

Hannu Rajaniemi

The Quantum Thief is the debut science fiction novel by Hannu Rajaniemi and the first novel in a trilogy featuring Jean le Flambeur. It was published in Britain by Gollancz in 2010, and by Tor in 2011 in the US. It is a heist story, set in a futuristic solar system, that …

10814. Sacred Stone

Clive Cussler

Sacred Stone is the second book in The Oregon Files series of novels by best-selling author Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo. It was released on October 5, 2004 by Berkley. The main character, Juan Cabrillo, is the captain of the Oregon, an ultramodern warship disguised as a …

10815. Smith of Wootton Major

J. R. R. Tolkien

Smith of Wootton Major, first published in 1967, is a novella by J. R. R. Tolkien.

10816. The Night in Lisbon

Erich Maria Remarque

History and fate collide as the Nazis rise to power in The Night in Lisbon, a classic tale of survival from the renowned author of All Quiet on the Western Front. With the world slowly sliding into war, it is crucial that enemies of the Reich flee Europe at once. But so many …

10818. Lolly Willowes or the Loving Huntsman

Sylvia Townsend Warner

Sylvia Townsend Warner began her literary career as a poet, and her first novel is as nimble and precise as poetry and reads as if it might have been composed to a meter. Like some of Jane Austen's fiction, Lolly Willowes is a comedy about the perils, pleasures, and consolations …

10819. The Knights of the Cross

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The Knights of the Cross or The Teutonic Knights is a 1900 historical novel written by the eminent Polish Positivist writer and the 1905 Nobel laureate, Henryk Sienkiewicz. Its first English translation was published in the same year as the original. The book was serialized by …

10821. Skeleton Coast

Clive Cussler

Skeleton Coast is the 4th installment of the The Oregon Files by Clive Cussler & Jack B. Du Brul. It involves Juan Cabrillo and his crew of concerned mercenaries, as they attempt to quell a revolution, support and spark another and save the East Coast of America from …

10822. The Old Devils

Kingsley Amis

The Old Devils is a novel by Kingsley Amis, first published in 1986. The novel won the Booker Prize. It was adapted for television by Andrew Davies for the BBC in 1992, starring John Stride, Bernard Hepton, James Grout and Ray Smith. Alun Weaver, a writer of modest celebrity, …

10823. The Santaroga Barrier

Frank Herbert

The Santaroga Barrier is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert. It is considered to be an "alternative society" or "alternative culture" novel. The Santaroga Barrier deals with themes such as psychology, the counterculture of the 1960s, and psychedelic drugs. It was …

10824. Development as Freedom

Amartya Sen

Development as Freedom is a book by economist Amartya Sen, published in 1999, which focuses on international development.

10825. The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke

The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 2001, is a collection of almost all science fiction stories written by Arthur C. Clarke: it includes 114 in all arranged in order of publication, "Travel by Wire!" in 1937 through to "Improving the Neighbourhood" in …

10826. The Lemon Table

Julian Barnes

The Lemon Table is the second collection of short stories produced by Julian Barnes, and has the general theme of old age. It was first published in 2004 by Jonathan Cape.

10827. Prador Moon

Neal Asher

Neal Asher takes on first contact, Polity style. This original novel recounts the first contact between the aggressive Prador aliens, and the Polity Collective as it is forced to retool its society to a war footing. The overwhelming brute force of the Prador dreadnaughts causes …

10828. The Blind Man of Seville

Robert Wilson

The Blind Man of Seville is a 2003 crime novel and thriller by British writer Robert Wilson. The novel is set in the Spanish city of Seville, and is the first book in a quartet featuring protagonist Javier Falcón. The novel was published to much acclaim, and was shortlisted for …

10829. The Mirror of Merlin

T. A. Barron

The Mirror of Merlin is a 1999 fantasy novel by T. A. Barron published by Penguin. It is the fourth of The Lost Years of Merlin, a five-book series providing a childhood story for the legendary Merlin, wizard of Arthurian legend. In a remote swamp on the magical isle of …

10830. The Raging Quiet

Sherryl Jordan

The Raging Quiet is a novel by Sherryl Jordan. It takes place in medieval times, when God was cherished and witches were burned. The novel revolves around a beautiful, hardworking young woman named Marnie, who is sent off to be married to a lord in order to let her family keep …

10831. Pornografia

Witold Gombrowicz

Pornografia is a 1960 novel by the Polish writer Witold Gombrowicz. The narrative revolves around two middle-aged Warsawian intellectuals, who during a trip to the countryside construct a scheme to make two teenagers fall in love.

10832. Stone Fox

John Reynolds Gardiner

Stone Fox is a short children's novel by John Reynolds Gardiner. It is the first and best known of Gardiner's books. Stone Fox was acclaimed and very popular when it was published in 1980. It sold three million copies and was turned into a television movie starring Buddy Ebsen, …

10834. White Wolf

David Gemmell

White Wolf is a 2003 novel by British fantasy writer David Gemmell. It was the penultimate Drenai Series novel written but falls between The Legend of Deathwalker and Legend in terms of chronology.

10835. Logan's World

William F. Nolan

Logan's World is a science fiction novel by William F. Nolan. It is a sequel to Logan's Run, written by Nolan and George Clayton Johnson.

10836. Moon Over Soho

Ben Aaronovitch

Moon Over Soho is the second novel in the Rivers of London series by English author Ben Aaronovitch. The novel was released on 21 April 2011 through Gollancz and was well received.

10837. Hades' Daughter

Sara Douglass

Hades' Daughter is the first book in the Troy Game series by Sara Douglass.

10838. The Great War: Breakthroughs

Harry Turtledove

The Great War: Breakthroughs is the third and final installment of the Great War trilogy in the Southern Victory Series of alternate history novels by Harry Turtledove. It takes the Southern Victory Series to 1917.

10839. Red as Blood, or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer

Tanith Lee

Red as Blood, or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer is a short story collection of dark fantasy retellings of popular fairytales by British author Tanith Lee. Contrary to what the title may suggest, it not only includes retellings of fairytales by the Brothers Grimm, but also by …

10840. Double Deuce

Robert B. Parker

Double Deuce is the 19th Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker. The story follows Boston-based PI Spenser as he and his friend Hawk butt heads against a street gang while attempting to unravel the murder of a teenage mother and her young daughter.

10841. DisneyWar

James B. Stewart

DisneyWar is an exposé of Michael Eisner's 20-year tenure as Chairman and CEO at The Walt Disney Company by James B. Stewart. The book chronicles the careers and interactions of executives at Disney, including Card Walker, Ron W. Miller, Roy E. Disney, Frank Wells, Jeffrey …

10842. Here Lies Arthur

Philip Reeve

Here Lies Arthur is a young-adult novel by Philip Reeve, published by Scholastic in 2007. Set in fifth or sixth century Britain and the Anglo-Saxon invasion, it features a girl who participates in the deliberate construction of legendary King Arthur during the man's lifetime, …

10843. Waking the Moon

Elizabeth Hand

Waking The Moon is a 1994 novel by Elizabeth Hand. It was the winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award and The 1996 Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature. It is set mainly in The University of the Archangels and St. John The Divine, a fictional University inspired by The Catholic …

10844. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand

John Birmingham

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand is a novel by Australian author John Birmingham, first published in 1994 by The Yellow Press. The story consists of a collection of colourful anecdotes about living in share houses in Brisbane and other cities in Australia with variously …

10845. The Selection

Kiera Cass

The Selection is a 2012 young adult novel by Kiera Cass and the first book in The Selection Series, which consists of five books, the last one being unnamed so far. The book was first published on April 24, 2012 through HarperTeen and was optioned for a potential television …

10846. Drömfakulteten

Sara Stridsberg

Drömfakulteten is a 2006 novel by the Swedish writer Sara Stridsberg. The main character of the narrative is the American radical feminist Valerie Solanas. The novel received the Nordic Council Literature Prize. In 2011 it was voted as the best Swedish novel from the 2000s in a …

10847. Funny Boy

Shyam Selvadurai

Funny Boy is a coming-of-age novel by Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai. First published by McClelland and Stewart in September 1994, the novel won the Lambda Literary Award for gay male fiction and the Books in Canada First Novel Award. Set in Sri Lanka where Selvadurai grew up, …

10849. Sweetness

Torgny Lindgren

Sweetness is a 1995 novel by Swedish author Torgny Lindgren. It won the August Prize in 1995.

10850. Charlotte Sometimes

Penelope Farmer

Charlotte Sometimes is a children's novel by British writer Penelope Farmer, published in 1969 by Chatto & Windus in the UK, and by Harcourt in the USA. It is the third and best known of three books featuring the Makepeace sisters, Charlotte and Emma, and inspired the song …

10852. Little Man, What Now?

Hans Fallada

This is the book that led to Hans Fallada’s downfall with the Nazis. The story of a young couple struggling to survive the German economic collapse was a worldwide sensation and was made into an acclaimed Hollywood movie produced by Jews, leading Hitler to ban Fallada’s work …

10853. Lips Touch: Three Times

Laini Taylor

Lips Touch: Three Times is a short stories collection written by Laini Taylor.

10854. The Carbon Diaries: 2015

Saci Lloyd

The Carbon Diaries: 2015 is a 2009 young adult novel written by Saci Lloyd, popular in the United Kingdom.

10855. Abel's Island

William Steig

Abel's Island is a children's novel written and illustrated by William Steig. It won a Newbery Honor. It was published by Collin Publishers, Toronto, Canada in 1976. It is a survival story of a mouse stranded on an island.

10856. Bart Simpson's Guide to Life

Matt Groening

Bart Simpson's Guide to Life is a humorous book published in the United States in 1993 by HarperCollins. It includes advice from the Simpsons character Bart Simpson on how to deal with life. The book was written by several authors, and was helped into print by Matt Groening. It …

10857. Wizardborn

Dave Wolverton

Wizardborn is the third novel in David Farland's epic fantasy series The Runelords.

10858. Flaubert's Parrot

Julian Barnes

Flaubert's Parrot is a novel by Julian Barnes that was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1984 and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize the following year. The novel recites amateur Gustave Flaubert expert Geoffrey Braithwaite's musings on his subject's life, and his own, as …

10859. Secrets of the Morning

V. C. Andrews

Secrets of the Morning is a novel written by V. C. Andrews in 1991. It is the second novel in the Cutler series.

10861. All My Sons

Arthur Miller

All My Sons is a 1947 play by Arthur Miller. The play was twice adapted for film; in 1948, and again in 1987. The play opened on Broadway at the Coronet Theatre in New York City on January 29, 1947, closed on November 8, 1947 and ran for 328 performances. It was directed by Elia …

10862. Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass

Bruno Schulz

Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass is the English title of Sanatorium Pod Klepsydrą, a novel by the Polish writer and painter Bruno Schulz, published in 1937.

10863. Now I Can Die in Peace

Bill Simmons

Now I Can Die in Peace: How ESPN's Sports Guy Found Salvation, With a Little Help From Nomar, Pedro, Shawshank and the 2004 Red Sox is a 2006 sports anthology of original columns written by ESPN sports writer Bill Simmons. Simmons, a passionate Boston Red Sox fan, chronicles the …

10864. Jack and Jill: A Village Story

Louisa May Alcott

Jack and Jill: A Village Story by Louisa May Alcott, is a children's book originally published in 1880. It takes place in a small New England town after the Civil War. The story of two good friends named Jack and Janey, Jack and Jill tells of the aftermath of a serious sledding …

10865. Albert Speer

Gitta Sereny

Albert Speer is a 1995 book by Gitta Sereny.

10866. Ceremony

Robert B. Parker

Ceremony is the ninth Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker, first published in 1982. It is the first of three Spenser novels involving the character April Kyle, who returns in Taming a Sea-Horse and Hundred-Dollar Baby.

10867. Shriek: An Afterword

Jeff VanderMeer

Shriek: An Afterword is a 2006 novel by Jeff VanderMeer. Shriek is set in the fictional city of Ambergris, a recurring setting in VanderMeer's work. The novel was written over a period of eight years, owing in part to "[some scenes that are] very personal."

10868. Dog Soldiers

Robert Stone

Like Michael Herr's Dispatches, Robert Stone's National Book Award-winning novel Dog Soldiers trades on a hallucinatory vision of Vietnam as a place in which all honor and morality are ceded to the mere business of survival -- and, better, survival with personal profit. "This is …

10871. Hayduke Lives

Edward Abbey

Hayduke Lives!, written in 1989 by Edward Abbey, is the sequel to the popular book The Monkey Wrench Gang. It was published posthumously in 1990.

10872. Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days is a 1999 compilation of new and previously released stories written by Neil Gaiman and published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics.

10873. The Inner Side of the Wind, or The Novel of Hero and …

Milorad Pavić

Two lovers in Belgrade, one from the 1700s, the other from the 1900s, reach out to each other across a gulf of time, in a story that parallels the myth of Hero and Leander. By the author of Dictionary of the Khazars.

10874. Fascination

William Boyd

One of the most beguiling storytellers on either side of the Atlantic delivers a luminous new collection whose 14 stories are a series of variations on the theme of love–and its shady cousin lust. A film director’s journal becomes an unintended chronicle of his deepening and …

10875. Resurrectionist

James Bradley

This book is set in London, 1826. Leaving behind his father's tragic failures, Gabriel Swift arrives to study with Edwin Poll, the greatest of the city's anatomists. It is his chance to find advancement by making a name for himself. But instead he finds himself drawn to his …

10876. The Martian Way and Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

The Martian Way and Other Stories is a 1955 collection of four science fiction novellas previously published by Isaac Asimov in 1952 and 1954. Although single-author story collections generally sell poorly, The Martian Way and Other Stories did well enough that Doubleday science …

10877. Borstal Boy

Brendan Behan

Borstal Boy is a 1958 autobiographical book by Brendan Behan. The story depicts a young, fervently idealistic Behan, who loses his naïveté over the three years of his sentence to a juvenile borstal, softening his radical Republican stance and warming to his British fellow …

10878. Death in Paradise

Robert B. Parker

Death in Paradise is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the third in his Jesse Stone series. It was made into a film in 2006.

10879. End Zone

Don DeLillo

End Zone is Don DeLillo's second novel, published in 1972. It is a light-hearted farce that foreshadows much of his later, more mature work. Set at small Logos College in West Texas, End Zone is narrated in first person by Gary Harkness, a blocking back on the American football …

10880. The Orphan's Tales: In the Cities of Coin and Spice

Catherynne M. Valente

Catherynne M. Valente enchanted readers with her spellbinding In the Night Garden. Now she continues to weave her storytelling magic in a new book of Orphan’s Tales—an epic of the fantastic and the exotic, the monstrous and mysterious, that will transport you far away from the …

10881. Love All the People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines

Bill Hicks

Love All The People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines was a posthumously released collection of routines, letters and lyrics by American comedian Bill Hicks. It was published in February 2004 in the UK, and November 2004 in the US. In May 2005 a second expanded edition was published. …

10882. The Last Dragonlord

Joanne Bertin

The Last Dragonlord is the first in a series of books written by Joanne Bertin. It takes place in a world of truehumans, truedragons, and dragonlords - beings which have both human and dragon souls and can change from human to dragon and vice versa at will. The Last Dragonlord …

10883. Ha'penny

Jo Walton

Ha'penny is an alternate history novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books in October, 2007.

10884. A thousand years of nonlinear history

Manuel De Landa

More than a simple expository history, A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History sketches the outlines of a renewed materialist philosophy of history in the tradition of Fernand Braudel, Gilles Deleuze, and Félix Guattari, while also engaging the critical new understanding of …

10885. The Conqueror Worms

Brian Keene

The Conqueror Worms is a post-apocalyptic themed horror novel written by author Brian Keene. "Earthworm Gods" was a 9,000 word short story that simultaneously was printed in 4x4 and No Rest For The Wicked. An indirect sequel to this tale, the 19,000 word novella The Garden Where …

10886. Borges Y Los Orangutanes Eternos

Luis Fernando Verissimo

Vogelstein is a loner who has always lived among books. Suddenly, fate grabs hold of his insignificant life and carries him off to Buenos Aires, to a conference on Edgar Allan Poe, the inventor of the modern detective story. There Vogelstein meets his idol, Jorge Luis Borges, …

10887. Big Mama's Funeral

Gabriel García Márquez

"Big Mama's Funeral" is a long short story by Gabriel García Márquez that satirizes Latin American life and culture. It displays the exaggeration associated with magic realism. Most of the place names mentioned come from Colombia, and "Big Mama" herself is an exaggeration of the …

10888. On Sexuality

Sigmund Freud

Y2K! The world waits anxiously to see what millennial mischief crops up. But at Basic Books the year 2000 is cause for celebration. Fifty years ago Basic was founded as a home for works by outstanding scholars on topics of wide importance and broad general interest. Over the …

10889. Peter and Wendy

J. M. Barrie

"All children, except one, grow up." Thus begins a great classic of children's literature that we all remember as magical. What we tend to forget, because the tale of Peter Pan and Neverland has been so relentlessly boiled down, hashed up, and coated in saccharine, is that J.M. …

10890. Gantenbein

Max Frisch

Gantenbein is a 1964 novel by the Swiss writer Max Frisch. Its original German title is Mein Name sei Gantenbein, which roughly means "Let's assume my name is Gantenbein". It has also been published in English as A Wilderness of Mirrors. The novel features an anonymous narrator …

10891. Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

Tom Wolfe

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is a 1970 book by Tom Wolfe. The book, Wolfe's fourth, is composed of two articles by Wolfe, "These Radical Chic Evenings," first published in June 1970 in New York magazine, about a gathering Leonard Bernstein held for the Black …

10892. Lotte Weeda

Maarten 't Hart

Lotte Weeda is a novel by Dutch author Maarten 't Hart. It was first published in 2004.

10894. Three Comrades

Erich Maria Remarque

Three Comrades is a novel first published in 1936 by the German author Erich Maria Remarque. It is written in first person by the main character Robert Lohkamp, whose somewhat disillusioned outlook on life is due to his horrifying experiences in the trenches of the First World …

10896. Atheism: The Case Against God

George H. Smith

Atheism: The Case Against God is a 1974 book arguing against theism and for atheism by George H. Smith. The author describes the purpose of the book as to show that belief in God is irrational: It is not my purpose to convert people to atheism... demonstrate that the belief in …

10897. So Many Ways to Begin

Jon McGregor

So Many Ways to Begin is British author Jon McGregor's second novel, first published in 2006.

10898. Amongst Women

John McGahern

Amongst Women is a novel by the Irish writer John McGahern. McGahern's best known novel, it is also considered his masterpiece. Published by Faber and Faber, the novel tells the story of Michael Moran, a bitter, ageing Irish Republican Army veteran, and his tyranny over his wife …

10899. A Presumption of Death

Jill Paton Walsh

A Presumption of Death is a mystery novel by Jill Paton Walsh, based loosely on The Wimsey Papers by Dorothy L. Sayers. The novel is Walsh's first original Lord Peter Wimsey novel, following Thrones, Dominations, which Sayers left as an unfinished manuscript, that was completed …

10901. And the Sea Will Tell

Vincent Bugliosi

And the Sea Will Tell is a true crime book by Vincent Bugliosi and Bruce Henderson. The nonfiction book, still in print as a trade paperback, recounts a double murder on Palmyra Atoll; the subsequent arrest, trial and conviction of Duane Walker; and the acquittal of his …

10902. Heart of Gold

Sharon Shinn

Heart of Gold is a science fiction novel by Sharon Shinn, published in 2000. The story occurs on an unnamed world in an unnamed city where three races live together. The books focuses on conflicts between the aristocratic, pastoral, and matriarchal Indigo and the clannish, …

10903. By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

Elizabeth Smart

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept is a novel of prose poetry written by the Canadian author Elizabeth Smart and published in 1945. It is widely considered to be a classic of the genre. In her preface to the 1966 reissue of the book, Brigid Brophy described it as one …

10905. The Gift of Rain

Tan Twan Eng

The Gift of Rain is the first novel by Tan Twan Eng published in 2007 by Myrmidon Books in the UK and the following year by Weinstein Books in the US It was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize that year.

10906. Brother, I'm Dying

Edwidge Danticat

Brother I'm Dying, published in 2007, is a family memoir by novelist Edwidge Danticat. In 2007, the title won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was also nominated for the National Book Award.

10911. Farewell Summer

Ray Bradbury

Farewell Summer is a novel by Ray Bradbury, published on October 17, 2006. It was his last novel released in his lifetime. It is a sequel to his 1957 novel Dandelion Wine, and is set during an Indian summer in October 1929. The story concerns a mock war between the young and the …

10912. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White …

Ron Suskind

The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill, is a 2004 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind. The book was the first to provide critical insight into the events that led up to the Iraq War. The Price of Loyalty was met …

10913. Stones for Ibarra

Harriet Doerr

Stones for Ibarra is a book written by Harriet Doerr.

10914. Bug Jack Barron

Norman Spinrad

Bug Jack Barron is a 1969 science fiction novel written by Norman Spinrad, and was nominated for the 1970 Hugo awards. The book was serialised in the British New Wave science fiction magazine New Worlds during Michael Moorcock's editorship. Its explicit language and cynical …

10915. Mockingbird

Walter Tevis

The future is a grim place in which the declining human population wanders drugged and lulled by electronic bliss. It's a world without art, reading and children, a world that people would rather burn themselves alive than endure. Even Spofforth, the most perfect machine ever …

10916. Ring for Jeeves

P. G. Wodehouse

Ring for Jeeves is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 22 April 1953 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on 15 April 1954 by Simon & Schuster, New York, under the title The Return of Jeeves. The novel features one of …

10917. The Summer Garden

Paullina Simons

The Summer Garden is the third book in Paullina Simons' The Bronze Horseman trilogy. The novel continues the story of Tatiana Metanova and her husband Alexander Belov.

10919. Millennium

John Varley

Millennium is a 1983 science fiction novel by John Varley. Varley later turned this novel into the script for the 1989 film Millennium, both of which are based on Varley's short story "Air Raid", which was published in 1977. It was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award in 1983, …

10920. Freedom in Exile

Dalai Lama

Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama is the second autobiography of the 14th Dalai Lama, released in 1991. The Dalai Lama's first autobiography, My Land and My People, was published in 1962, a few years after he reestablished himself in India and before he …

10921. Silver Linings Playbook, The

Matthew Quick

The Silver Linings Playbook is a 2008 debut novel of American author Matthew Quick.

10922. The Winds of Darkover

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Winds of Darkover is a science fiction fantasy novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published by Ace Books in 1970, as an Ace Double bound tête-bêche with The Anything Tree by John Rackham. This is the first Darkover novel to include references …

10924. De Vierde Man

Gerard Reve

De vierde man is a 1981 novel by Dutch author Gerard Reve, and the basis for the film of the same name by Paul Verhoeven. Within Reve's oeuvre, it stands out as one of only a few novels to have a heterosexual theme.

10925. Black Creek Crossing

John Saul

Black Creek Crossing is a thriller horror novel by John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on March 16, 2004. The novel follows the story of teenage Angel Sullivan, who moves into a new house in a new town with her family, and she learns of a brutal murder that occurred in her …

10926. The Gift of the Magi

O. Henry

"The Gift of the Magi" is a short story, written by O. Henry, about a young married couple and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with very little money. As a sentimental story with a moral lesson about gift-giving, it has been a …

10928. Green Mansions

W.H. Hudson

Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest is an exotic romance by William Henry Hudson about a traveller to the Guyana jungle of southeastern Venezuela and his encounter with a forest dwelling girl named Rima.

10929. The Denial of Death

Ernest Becker

Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the "why" of human existence. In bold contrast to the predominant Freudian school of thought, Becker tackles the problem of the …

10932. Memoirs of a Police Sergeant

Manuel Antônio de Almeida

Memoirs of a Police Sergeant is a satirical novel written by the Brazilian author Manuel Antônio de Almeida. It was first published in 1852. The book is full of picturesque descriptions of Rio de Janeiro's life in the early 19th century, including popular feasts and holidays. …

10934. Bones and Silence

Reginald Hill

Bones and Silence is a crime novel by Reginald Hill, the eleventh novel in the Dalziel and Pascoe series. The novel received the Gold Dagger Award in 1990.

10935. The Light in the Forest

Conrad Richter

The Light in the Forest is a novel first published in 1953 by U.S. author Conrad Richter. Though it is a work of fiction and primarily features fictional characters, the novel incorporates historic figures and is based in historical fact related to the late eighteenth century …

10936. Summer of the Monkeys

Wilson Rawls

Summer of the Monkeys is a 1976 children's novel written by Wilson Rawls. The book was published by Doubleday and was the winner of the William Allen White Book Award and the California Young Reader Medal.

10938. Abduction

Robin Cook

Abduction is a 2000 novel written by Robin Cook.

10939. Conspiracies

F. Paul Wilson

Conspiracies is the third volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published in March 1999 by Gauntlet Press as a signed, limited edition. A trade hardcover edition by Forge followed in February 2000.

10940. Ways to Live Forever

Sally Nicholls

Ways to Live Forever is a children's novel by Sally Nicholls, first published in 2008. The author's debut novel, it was written when Nicholls was 23 years old. It won the 2008 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, 2008 Glen Dimplex New Writers Award, 2008 German Luchs des Jahres …

10941. How Much for Just the Planet?

John M. Ford

How Much for Just the Planet? is a 1987 Star Trek tie-in novel by John M. Ford.

10942. El Llano en llamas

Juan Rulfo

El Llano en Llamas is a collection of short stories written in Spanish by Mexican author Juan Rulfo and first published in 1953.

10943. Outside Over There

Maurice Sendak

Outside Over There is a picture book for children written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. It concerns a young girl named Ida, who must rescue her baby sister after the child has been stolen by goblins. Outside Over There has been described by Sendak as part of a type of …

10945. Between Silk and Cyanide

Leo Marks

Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War 1941-1945 is a book by former Special Operations Executive cryptographer Leo Marks, describing his work during the Second World War. It was published in 1998 by HarperCollins. The title is derived from an incident related in the book, …

10946. Mutation

Robin Cook

Mutation is a book written by Robin Cook about the ethics of genetic engineering. It brings up the benefits, risks, and consequences.

10948. Past Reason Hated

Peter Robinson

Past Reason Hated is the fifth novel by Canadian detective fiction writer Peter Robinson in the multi award-winning Inspector Banks series of novels. The novel was first printed in 1991, but has been reprinted a number of times since. The novel won the 1991 Arthur Ellis Award …

10949. Pastime

Robert B. Parker

Pastime is the 18th Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker. The story follows Boston-based PI Spenser as he attempts to find a man's missing mother.

10950. Walking Shadow

Robert B. Parker

Walking Shadow is the 21st Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker.

10951. Against the Odds

Elizabeth Moon

Against the Odds is a science fiction novel by Elizabeth Moon. It is her seventh and last novel set in the Familias Regnant fictional universe. It does not fall in either informal trilogy; fittingly it does not focus on any particular character, instead a more general, almost …

10953. The Riddle of the Wren

Charles de Lint

The Riddle of the Wren is a Celtic fantasy novel written by Canadian author Charles de Lint. Published in 1984 by Ace Books, it was de Lint's first novel. It was republished in 2002 by Firebird Fantasy, an imprint of Penguin Group. The Riddle of the Wren is set in an alternate …

10955. Sky of Swords

Dave Duncan

Sky of Swords is a book published in 2000 that was written by Dave Duncan.

10956. The Red Wolf Conspiracy

Robert V.S. Redick

The Red Wolf Conspiracy is the first book of The Chathrand Voyage fantasy series written by American author Robert V.S. Redick. It was published by Gollancz Books in Britain and Canada in February 2008, and by Del Rey Books in the United States in 2009. The book has been …

10957. The Diana Chronicles

Tina Brown

Years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she “the people’s princess,” who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions? Or was she a manipulative, media-savvy neurotic who nearly brought down the monarchy?Only Tina Brown, former …

10958. Fiela's Child

Dalene Matthee

Fiela's Child is a South African novel written by Dalene Matthee and published in 1985. The book was originally written in Afrikaans under the name Fiela se Kind, and was later translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew and Icelandic, among others. The …

10959. Sea Change

Robert B. Parker

Sea Change is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the fifth in his Jesse Stone series.

10960. The Rising

Tim LaHaye

The Rising: Antichrist is Born/Before They Were Left Behind is the thirteenth novel in the Left Behind series and the first prequel. It was written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins and published on Thursday, March 31, 2005. The hardback edition has the title and subtitle as …

10963. Fuzzy Nation

John Scalzi

Fuzzy Nation is a 2011 reboot by John Scalzi of H. Beam Piper's 1962 novel Little Fuzzy.

10973. Les Paradis artificiels

Charles Baudelaire

Les Paradis Artificiels is a book by French poet Charles Baudelaire, first published in 1860, about the state of being under the influence of opium and hashish. Baudelaire describes the effects of the drugs and discusses the way in which they could theoretically aid mankind in …

10974. Le Souffle des Dieux

Bernard Werber

Le Souffle des Dieux is a book published in 2005 that was written by Bernard Werber.

10978. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Jules Verne

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a classic science fiction novel by French writer Jules Verne published in 1870. The novel was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's periodical, the Magasin d’Éducation et de Récréation. The …

10979. The Marriage of Figaro

Bernard Sahlins

One of the greatest comedies in French theatre history, Beaumarchais' Le Mariage de Figaro is a dynamic text of humour and social satire which still works well on stage today, and was the inspiration for Mozart's opera.Although ostensibly set in Spain, the play satirises certain …

10981. One Man's Bible

Gao Xingjian

One Man's Bible is a novel by Gao Xingjian. Mabel Lee created the English translation. The book stars an alter-ego of Gao who reflects on his previous experiences around the world. Éditions de l'Aube published the book in French. WJF Jenner of The Guardian said that the book …

10983. Alabama Song

Gilles Leroy

Alabama Song is a French-language novel by French novelist Gilles Leroy. It is a fictional autobiography of Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Although Gilles Leroy always insisted the book was not a biography but a novel, it relied on a large body of factual …

10986. The Roman

Mika Waltari

The Roman is a fiction novel by Mika Waltari published in 1964. Set in Rome, the book is a sequel to The Secret of the Kingdom, a novel about the early days of Christianity. The protagonist and narrator is Minutus, the son of Marcus, the main character of the previous novel. …

10997. Le Lys dans la Vallée

Honoré de Balzac

Le Lys dans la Vallée is an 1835 novel about love and society by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac. It concerns the affection — emotionally vibrant but never consummated — between Felix de Vandenesse and Henriette de Mortsauf. It is part of his series of novels …



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