The most popular books in English
from 11401 to 11600

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.

11403. A disorder peculiar to the country

Ken Kalfus

A disorder peculiar to the country is a novel written by Ken Kalfus.

11404. The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dali

The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí is an autobiography by the internationally famous artist Salvador Dalí published in 1942 by Dial Press. The book was written in French and translated to English by Haakon Chevalier. It covers his family history, his early life, and his early work …

11406. The Various

Steve Augarde

The Various is a children's fantasy novel written and illustrated by Steve Augarde, published in 2003. It is the first book of the Touchstone Trilogy which continues with Celandine and Winter Wood. The trilogy tells the story of the hidden tribes of little people who live in a …

11407. King & King

Linda de Haan

King & King is a young children's book by Linda De Haan and Stern Nijland. It was originally written in Dutch, but later translated into English. In the United States, it was published by Berkeley, California-based Tricycle Press in 2002; as of 2009, 20,000 copies have been …

11409. Ring of Fire

Eric Flint

Ring of Fire is the third published book by editor-author-historian Eric Flint of the 1632 series, an alternate history series begun in the novel 1632. The Ring of Fire is both descriptive of the cosmic event as experienced by the series' characters, but also is at times used as …

11410. Dangling Man

Saul Bellow

An essential masterwork by Nobel laureate Saul Bellow—now with an introduction by J. M. CoetzeeExpecting to be inducted into the army to fight in World War II, Joseph has given up his job and carefully prepared for his departure to the battlefront. When a series of mix-ups …

11412. The Age of Kali

William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple has proved himself to be one of the most perceptive and enjoyable travel writers of the 1990s. His first book, In Xanadu, became an instant backpacker's classic, winning a stream of literary prizes. City of Djinns and From the Holy Mountain soon followed, to …

11413. Great Sky River

Gregory Benford

Great Sky River is a Nebula Award nominated 1987 novel written by author Gregory Benford as a part of his Galactic Center Saga series of books.

11414. Detectives in togas

Henry Winterfeld

In these two delightful history-mysteries, seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes . . . thanks to some help from their cranky teacher, a little bit of logic, and a lot of amusing misadventure.Yes, Rufus wrote CAIUS IS A DUMBBELL on his tablet at school, but no, he did …

11415. Pigeon Post

Arthur Ransome

Pigeon Post is an English children's adventure novel by Arthur Ransome, published by Jonathan Cape in 1936. It was the sixth of twelve books Ransome completed in the Swallows and Amazons series. He won the inaugural Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising it as …

11416. Until the Final Hour

Traudl Junge

Until the Final Hour, also published as Until the Final Hour: Hitler's Last Secretary or simply Hitler's Last Secretary is a memoir of the last days of Hitler's government, written by Traudl Junge in 1947, but not published till 2002 and 2003. The book was part of the basis for …

11419. Rogue Male

Geoffrey Household

1930-something: a professional hunter is passing through an unnamed Central European country that is in the thrall of a vicious dictator. The hunter wonders whether he can penetrate undetected into the dictator’s private compound. He does. He has the potential target in his …

11420. Fine Just the Way It Is

Annie Proulx

Fine Just the Way It Is is a 2008 collection of short stories by Annie Proulx.

11421. Locomotion

Jacqueline Woodson

Finalist for the National Book AwardWhen Lonnie was seven years old, his parents died in a fire. Now he's eleven, and he still misses them terribly. And he misses his little sister, Lili, who was put into a different foster home because "not a lot of people want boys-not foster …

11422. C

Tom McCarthy

C has been shortlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize.The acclaimed author of Remainder, which Zadie Smith hailed as “one of the great English novels of the past ten years,”gives us his most spectacularly inventive novel yet. Opening in England at the turn of the twentieth …

11423. Hell Island

Matthew Reilly

Hell Island is a horror/adventure novella written in conjunction with the Australian Books Alive promotion, by thriller writer Matthew Reilly. While it is the fourth book released in the Shane Schofield series, it is stand alone novella in the Shane Schofield universe, …

11424. The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Ernest J. Gaines

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman is a 1971 novel by Ernest J. Gaines. The story depicts the struggles of African Americans as seen through the eyes of the narrator, a woman named Jane Pittman. She tells of the major events of her life from the time she was a young slave …

11425. The Man Who Loved Children

Christina Stead

The Man Who Loved Children is a 1940 novel by Australian writer Christina Stead. It was not until a reissue edition in 1965, with an introduction by poet Randall Jarrell, that it found widespread critical acclaim and popularity. Time magazine included the novel in its TIME 100 …

11426. Heavy Weather

P. G. Wodehouse

Heavy Weather is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 28 July 1933 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and in the United Kingdom on 10 August 1933 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It had been serialised in the Saturday Evening Post from 27 May to 15 …

11427. Cosmos and Pornografia

Witold Gombrowicz

Here are two major works by the famed Polish novelist and dramatist Witold Gombrowicz. The first, Cosmos, a metaphysical thriller, revolves around an absurd investigation. It is set in provincial Poland and narrated by a seedy, pathetic, and witty student, who is charming and …

11428. Dinosaur Planet

Anne McCaffrey

Dinosaur Planet is a science fiction novel by the American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey. It was a paperback original published in 1978, by Orbit Books and then by Del Rey Books, the fantasy & science fiction imprints of Futura Publications and Ballantine Books respectively. A …

11430. Freaky Green Eyes

Joyce Carol Oates

Freaky Green Eyes was the third young-adult fiction novel written by Joyce Carol Oates. The story follows the life of 15-year-old Francesca "Franky" Pierson as she reflects on the events leading to her mother's mysterious disappearance. Through what she calls Freaky's thoughts, …

11431. The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

Gustave Le Bon

One of the most influential works of social psychology in history, The Crowd was highly instrumental in creating this field of study by analyzing, in detail, mass behavior. The book had a profound impact not only on Freud but also on such twentieth-century masters of crowd …

11432. The Lurker at the Threshold

H. P. Lovecraft

The Lurker at the Threshold is a short novel in the Cthulhu Mythos genre of horror. It was written by August Derleth, based on short fragments written by H. P. Lovecraft, who died in 1937, and published as a collaboration between the two authors. According to S. T. Joshi, of the …

11433. Pale Kings and Princes

Robert B. Parker

Pale Kings and Princes is a Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker. The title is taken from John Keats's poem La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad. Following the murder of a reporter, Spenser is hired by a newspaper to investigate drug smuggling around the area of Wheaton, …

11434. To the Last Man

Jeff Shaara

To the Last Man: A Novel of the First World War is a historical novel written by Jeff Shaara about the experience of a number of combatants in World War I. The book became a national best seller and received praise from people such as General Tommy Franks.

11435. Rabbit Hill

Robert Lawson

Rabbit Hill is a children's novel by Robert Lawson that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1945.

11436. The Spell

Alan Hollinghurst

The Spell is a 1998 novel by British author Alan Hollinghurst.

11437. Pretty Little Mistakes

Heather McElhatton

Pretty Little Mistakes is a book written by Heather McElhatton and published on May 1, 2007 by HarperCollins. The novel is written in Second-person narrative and allows the reader to direct where the story will go, similar to the Choose Your Own Adventure book series. The book …

11438. Isard's Revenge

Michael A. Stackpole

Isard's Revenge is the eighth novel in the Star Wars: X-wing series. It marks a return by writer Michael A. Stackpole to the series he created, after a hiatus of three novels by Aaron Allston. In returning to the series, Stackpole brought back a number of elements that made the …

11439. Jerusalem

Selma Lagerlof

Jerusalem is a novel by the Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf, published in two parts in 1901 and 1902. The narrative spans several generations in the 19th century, and focuses on several families in Dalarna, Sweden, and a community of Swedish emigrants in Jerusalem. It is loosely …

11440. Rites of Passage

William Golding

Rites of Passage is a book written by William Golding.

11441. Omon Ra

Victor Pelevin

Omon Ra is a short novel by the modern Russian writer Victor Pelevin, published in 1992 by the Tekst Publishing House in Moscow. It was the first novel by Pelevin, who until then was known for his very short stories. Pelevin traces the absurd fate of the fictional protagonist, …

11442. The Devouring

Simon Holt

The Devouring is a teen horror novel by author Simon Holt. This book was published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on September 1, 2008. The Devouring is the first in a series; the second book, titled The Devouring #2: Soulstice, was released September 1, 2009, while …

11444. Beauvallet

Georgette Heyer

Witty, elegant, stylish and the best comedies of manners since Jane Austen. 'Mad Nicholas' to his friends, 'Scourge of Spain' to the enemy, Sir Nicholas Beauvallet has never been known to resist a challenge.When a captured galleon yields the lovely Doña Dominica de Rada y Sylva, …

11445. Dictionary of accepted ideas

Gustave Flaubert

Jacques Barzun's masterful translation proves that Flaubert's Dictionary of Accepted Ideas―an acid catalogue of the clichés of 19th-century France―is as relevant today as ever. Throughout his life Flaubert made it a game to eavesdrop for the cliché, the platitude, the borrowed …

11446. Empire

Gore Vidal

Empire is the fourth historical novel in the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal, published in 1987. The novel concerns the fictional newspaper dynasty of half-sibling characters Caroline and Blaise Sanford. Playing these characters against real-life figures of the years …

11448. Castle to Castle

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Castle to Castle is the English title of the 1957 novel by Louis-Ferdinand Céline, titled in French D'un château l'autre. The book features Céline's experiences in exile with the Vichy French government at Sigmaringen, Germany, towards the end of World War II. For the first U.S. …

11449. Van de koele meren des doods

Frederik Willem van Eeden

Van de koele meren des doods is a Dutch novel by Frederik van Eeden, first published in 1900. It is one of the canonical Dutch novels, and is praised for its representation of the female protagonist; the novel established van Eeden as a "master of the psychological novel." A …

11450. Good Morning, Midnight

Reginald Hill

Good Morning, Midnight is a 2004 crime novel by Reginald Hill, and part of the Dalziel and Pascoe series. The title takes its name from Good Morning -- Midnight, a poem by Emily Dickinson which is quoted throughout the story.

11451. Letters from Rifka

Karen Hesse

Letters From Rifka is a children's historical novel by Karen Hesse, published by Holt in 1992. It features a Jewish family's emigration from Russia in 1919, to Belgium and ultimately to the U.S., from the perspective of daughter Rifka, based on the personal account by Hesse's …

11452. A Door into Ocean

Joan Slonczewski

A Door into Ocean is a 1986 feminist science fiction novel by Joan Slonczewski. The novel shows themes of ecofeminism and nonviolent revolution, combined with Slonczewski's own mastery of knowledge in the field of biology.

11453. Owlknight

Mercedes Lackey

From fantasy legends Mercedes Lackey and Larry Dixon comes the third and final volume in a powerful saga charged with war and magic, life and love.... Two years after his parents disappearance, Darian has sought refuge and training from the mysterious Hawkbrothers. Now he has …

11454. Ellen Tebbits

Beverly Cleary

Ellen Tebbits is a 1951 children's novel written by Beverly Cleary. It is Cleary's second published book, following Henry Huggins. This humorous realistic fiction story tells the adventures of young Ellen and the new girl in her school, Austine Allen.

11458. Phaze Doubt

Piers Anthony

Phaze Doubt is a book published in 1990 that was written by Piers Anthony.

11459. Iracema

José de Alencar

Iracema is one of the three indigenous novels by José de Alencar. It was first published in 1865. The novel has been adapted into films twice in 1917 as a silent film and in 1949 as a sound film.

11460. The Voyage of the Sable Keech

Neal Asher

The Voyage of the Sable Keech is a 2006 science fiction novel by Neal Asher. It is the second novel in the Spatterjay sequence.

11464. The Knight and Knave of Swords

Fritz Leiber

The Knight and Knave of Swords is a fantasy short story collection by Fritz Leiber featuring his sword and sorcery heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. It is chronologically the seventh and last volume in the complete seven volume edition of the collected stories devoted to the …

11465. Strange Wine

Harlan Ellison

Strange Wine is a 1978 short story collection by Harlan Ellison. It contains the following stories: Introduction: Revealed at Last! What Killed the Dinosaurs! And You Don't Look So Terrific Yourself. Croatoan Working With the Little People Killing Bernstein Mom In Fear of K …

11467. Religion Explained

Pascal Boyer

What's it all about? Though we might never answer the really big questions--with good reason--maybe we can understand why we ask them. Cognitive anthropologist Pascal Boyer tackles this topic in the unapologetically titled Religion Explained, and it is sure to polarize his …

11468. Dark Tower: The Long Road Home Premiere HC: Long …

Robin Furth

Enter once more the world of Roland Deschain—and the world of the Dark Tower...now presented in a stunning graphic novel form that will unlock the doorways to terrifying secrets and bold storytelling as part of the dark fantasy masterwork and magnum opus from #1 New York Times …

11469. Once

Morris Gleitzman

Once is a 2005 children's novel by Australian author Morris Gleitzman. It is about a Jewish boy named Felix, who lived in Poland, and is on a quest to find his book-keeper parents after he sees Nazis burning the books from a Catholic orphanage library in which he stays. He finds …

11470. The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman

UK National Book Awards 2013 "Book of the Year"“Fantasy of the very best.” Wall Street JournalA middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was …

11471. The Artificial Silk Girl

Annette Keck

In 1931, a young woman writer, living in Germany, penned her answer to Anita Loos's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the era of cinematic glamour. The resulting novel, The Artificial Silk Girl, became an acclaimed bestseller and a masterwork of German literature, in the same …

11472. Medea

Christa Wolf

Pity poor Medea--at least, that's what German novelist Christa Wolf would like you to do. True, the woman's reputation is not good: she stands accused of betraying her father, killing her brother, and then serving up her own children as the main course to their unsuspecting …

11474. The Death of Virgil

Hermann Broch

It is the reign of the Emperor Augustus, and Publius Vergilius Maro, the poet of the Aeneid and Caesar's enchanter, has been summoned to the palace, where he will shortly die. Out of the last hours of Virgil's life and the final stirrings of his consciousness, the Austrian …

11475. The Man Who Watched the Trains Go By

Georges Simenon

Kees Popinga is a solid Dutch burgher whose idea of a night on the town is a game of chess at his club. Or so it has always appeared. But one night this model husband and devoted father discovers his boss is bankrupt and that his own carefully tended life is in ruins. Before, he …

11476. The Pharmacist

Ingrid Noll

A gripping psychological mystery from one of Europe's best-selling crime novelists. Would you confide your most intimate secrets to a stranger? Hella Moormann, a pharmacist, finds herself doing just this when she meets the unprepossessing Rosemarie Hirte in hospital. Hella has …

11477. Steps

Jerzy Kosinski

Steps is a collection of short stories by a Polish-American writer Jerzy Kosinski, released in 1968 by Random House. The work comprises scores of loosely connected vignettes, which explore themes of social control and alienation by depicting scenes rich in erotic and violent …

11478. Blind Justice

Bruce Alexander Cook

Blind Justice is the first historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

11479. The Afghan Campaign

Steven Pressfield

The Afghan Campaign is a historical novel by the American writer Steven Pressfield. It was first published in 2006 by the Broadway division of Random House. It is the story of Alexander the Great's invasion of the Afghan kingdoms in 330 BC through the eyes of Matthias, a young …

11480. The Silent Speaker

Rex Stout

The Silent Speaker is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1946. It was published just after World War II, and key plot elements reflect the lingering effects of the war: housing shortages and restrictions on consumer goods, including …

11483. Jasmine

Bharati Mukherjee

When Jasmine is suddenly widowed at seventeen, she seems fated to a life of quiet isolation in the small Indian village where she was born. But the force of Jasmine's desires propels her explosively into a larger, more dangerous, and ultimately more life-giving world. In just a …

11484. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with …

11485. The Way Things Work

David Macaulay

The Way Things Work is a book by Neil Ardley, illustrated by David Macaulay, as an entertaining introduction to everyday machines, describing machines as simple as levers and gears and as complicated as radio telescopes and automatic transmissions. Every page consists primarily …

11486. Undergången. Hitler och slutet på Tredje Riket

Joachim Fest

Inside Hitler's Bunker: The Last Days of the Third Reich is a book by historian Joachim Fest about the last days of the life of Adolf Hitler, in his Berlin Führerbunker in 1945. The book was originally published in Germany in 2002. The English translation was released in 2004. …

11487. The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young …

Naomi Wolf

The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot is a 2007 non-fiction book by author Naomi Wolf, published by Chelsea Green Publishing of White River Junction, Vermont. The book argues that events of the early 2000s paralleled steps taken in the early years of the …

11488. The Surrendered

Chang-Rae Lee

The Surrendered is a novel by Chang-Rae Lee about the lives of three characters during the Korean War. It was nominated as a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

11489. Ruth

Elizabeth Gaskell

Ruth is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in three volumes in 1853.

11490. A Song for Summer

Eva Ibbotson

A Song for Summer is a romance novel by British author Eva Ibbotson, first published in 1997. Eva Ibbotson is possibly best known as an award-winning and prolific author of children's books, but she also wrote many beloved romance novels for the adult market, of which A Song for …

11491. Otherness

David Brin

Otherness is an anthology of science fiction short stories by David Brin. Interspersed in the book are notes on some stories and other short articles by Brin.

11492. Tainaron

Leena Krohn

Tainaron: Mail From Another City is a science fiction/fantasy novel written in 1985 by Finnish author Leena Krohn. The book is regarded as the author's breakthrough novel. Tainaron was nominated for the Finlandia Prize in 1985, The Nordic Council Literature Prize in 1988, the …

11493. The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four and Five

Doris Lessing

The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four and Five is a 1980 science fiction novel by Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Doris Lessing. It is the second book in her five-book Canopus in Argos series, the first being Shikasta. It was first published in the United States in January …

11494. The FairTax Book

Neal Boortz

The FairTax Book is a non-fiction book by libertarian radio talk show host Neal Boortz and Congressman John Linder, published on August 2, 2005, as a tool to increase public support and understanding for the FairTax plan. Released by ReganBooks, the hardcover version held the #1 …

11496. Decipher

Stel Pavlou

Decipher is a speculative fiction novel by Stel Pavlou, published in 2001 in England by Simon and Schuster and 2002 in the United States by St. Martin's Press. It is published in many languages with some significant title changes. The Italian and Russian editions have the title …

11498. The Practice of Programming

Brian Kernighan

The Practice of Programming by Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike is a 1999 book about computer programming and software engineering, published by Addison-Wesley. According to the preface, the book is about "topics like testing, debugging, portability, performance, design …

11499. Three to See the King

Magnus Mills

Three to See the King, the third novel by Booker Prize-shortlisted author Magnus Mills, published in 2001, is part parable and part speculative fiction. Written after the success of his first book, The Restraint of Beasts, brought him into the media limelight, Three to See the …

11500. Dead Lagoon

Michael Dibdin

Dead Lagoon is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the fourth entry in the popular Aurelio Zen series. Moonlighting, Zen engineers a posting to his home town of Venice on a pretext in order to investigate the disappearance of an American millionaire on behalf of his American …

11501. The Road to Los Angeles

John Fante

The Road to Los Angeles is a novel by the American writer John Fante. It was written in 1936, but was published posthumously in 1985 by Black Sparrow Press. The novel is one of four featuring Fante's alter ego Arturo Bandini. In the Bandini chronology, it is set after Wait Until …

11502. White Death

Clive Cussler

White Death is the fourth book in the NUMA Files series of books co-written by best-selling author Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos, and was published in 2003. The main character of this series is Kurt Austin.

11503. Deadlock

Sara Paretsky

Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye V. I. Warshawski.

11504. The Positronic Man

Isaac Asimov

The Positronic Man is a novel co-written by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg, based on Asimov's novella The Bicentennial Man. It tells of a robot that begins to display characteristics, such as creativity, traditionally the province of humans; the robot is ultimately declared …

11505. Azazel

Isaac Asimov

Azazel is a character created by Isaac Asimov and featured in a series of fantasy short stories. Azazel is a two-centimeter-tall demon, named after the Biblical demon. Some of these stories were collected in Azazel, first published in 1988. The stories take the form of …

11506. Earth Is Room Enough

Isaac Asimov

Earth Is Room Enough is a collection of seventeen short science fiction and fantasy stories and two pieces of comic verse published by Isaac Asimov in 1957. In his autobiography In Joy Still Felt, Asimov wrote, "I was still thinking of the remarks of reviewers such as George O. …

11507. The Big Time

Fritz Leiber

The Big Time is a short science fiction novel by Fritz Leiber. It was awarded the Hugo Award during 1958. The Big Time is a story involving only a few characters, but with a vast, cosmic back story.

11508. April Fool's Day

Bryce Courtenay

April Fool's Day is a 1993 book by Australian author Bryce Courtenay. The book is a tribute to the author's son, Damon Courtenay, a haemophiliac who contracted HIV/AIDS through an infected blood transfusion. The title refers to the date of Damon's death, 1 April 1991. Damon was …

11509. Tao of Jeet Kune Do

Bruce Lee [director]

Tao of Jeet Kune Do is a book expressing Bruce Lee's martial arts philosophy and viewpoints, published posthumously. The project for this book began in 1970 when Bruce Lee suffered a back injury during one of his practice sessions. During this time he could not train in martial …

11510. Saint George and the Dragon

Margaret Hodges

Saint George and the Dragon is a book written by Margaret Hodges and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. Released by Little, Brown, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1985. The text is adapted from Edmund Spenser's epic poem The Faerie Queene.

11511. Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials

Wayne Douglas Barlowe

Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials is a 1979 science fiction book by artist Wayne Barlowe, with Ian Summers and Beth Meacham. It contains his visualizations of different extraterrestrial life forms from various works of science fiction, with information on their planetary …

11512. Self

Yann Martel

Edgy, funny and devastating, Self is the fictional autobiography of a young writer at the heart of which is a startling twist. This extraordinary life meanders through a rich, complicated, bittersweet world. The discoveries of childhood give way to the thousand pangs of …

11513. Naamah's Curse

Jacqueline Carey

Naamah's Curse is a book published in 2010 that was written by Jacqueline Carey.

11516. Wednesday's Child

Peter Robinson

Wednesday's Child is the sixth novel by Canadian detective fiction writer Peter Robinson in the multi award-winning Inspector Banks series of novels. The novel was first printed in 1992, but has been reprinted a number of times since. It was the first of Robinson's novels to be …

11517. Knife Edge

Malorie Blackman

WHEN TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE NO LONGER BLACK AND WHITE ISSUES . . ., Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her baby daughter has a nought father . ., . Jude is a Nought. Eaten up with …

11518. Edenborn

Nick Sagan

Edenborn is a 2004 novel by Nick Sagan. It is the sequel to Idlewild, and takes place 18 years after that book. The sequel to this book and the final installment of the trilogy is Everfree.

11519. How to Talk Dirty and Influence People

Lenny Bruce

How to Talk Dirty and Influence People is an autobiography by Lenny Bruce, an American satirist and comedian, who died in 1966 at age 40 of a drug overdose. At the request of Hugh Hefner and with the aid of Paul Krassner, Bruce wrote the work in serialized format for Playboy in …

11520. Fail-Safe

Eugene Burdick

Fail-Safe is a best-selling novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler. The story was initially serialized in three installments in the Saturday Evening Post on October 13, 20, and 27, 1962, during the Cuban Missile Crisis. The popular and critically acclaimed novel, released in …

11521. Low Life

Luc Sante

Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York is a 1991 non-fiction book by Luc Sante documenting the life and politics of lower Manhattan from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century.

11522. Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther …

Doreen Rappaport

Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a book written by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by Bryan Collier.

11523. Earthlight

Arthur C. Clarke

"Earthlight" is a science fiction short story by Arthur C. Clarke first published in the August 1951 issue of Thrilling Wonder Stories. It was later expanded into the novel Earthlight in 1955.

11524. Mrs. Bridge

Evan S. Connell

Mrs. Bridge is the debut novel of American author Evan S. Connell, first published in 1959. In 117 brief episodes, it tells the story of an upper middle-class, bourgeois family in Kansas City in the period between the First and Second World War, mostly from the perspective of …

11525. The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Richard Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a physics textbook based on some lectures by Richard P. Feynman, a Nobel laureate who has sometimes been called “The Great Explainer”. The lectures were given to undergraduate students at the California Institute of Technology, during …

11526. The Sands of Mars

Arthur C. Clarke

The Sands of Mars is Arthur C. Clarke's first published science fiction novel. While he was already popular as a short story writer and as a magazine contributor, The Sands of Mars was also a prelude to Clarke's becoming one of the world's foremost writers of science fiction …

11527. Planet of Twilight

Barbara Hambly

Planet of Twilight is a 1997 novel by Barbara Hambly, set in the Star Wars galaxy.

11528. Fifteen

Beverly Cleary

Fifteen is a juvenile fiction novel written by Beverly Cleary. It was first published in 1956. It chronicles the perspective of a teenage girl entering her first romantic relationship. The book captures the innocent spirit of life in the 1950s, both through the playfully light …

11530. The Thanatos Syndrome

Walker Percy

The Thanatos Syndrome was Walker Percy's last novel. It is a sequel to Love in the Ruins. It tells the story of a former psychiatrist who suspects that something or someone is making everyone in the town crazy and they turn to zombies. In 1989, Percy stated that, in The Thanatos …

11531. After the First Death

Robert Cormier

After the First Death is a suspense novel for young adults by American author Robert Cormier. The focus is on the complex relationships that develop between the various characters.

11532. The very persistent gappers of Frip

George Saunders

From the bestselling author of Tenth of December comes a splendid new edition of his acclaimed collaboration with the illustrator behind The Stinky Cheese Man and James and the Giant Peach! Featuring fifty-two haunting and hilarious images, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip is …

11533. The Loch

Steve Alten

The Loch is a science fiction novel and Legal thriller by Steve Alten, and was first published in 2005. The novel is the story of marine biologist Zachary Wallace.

11543. Hangman's Curse

Frank E. Peretti

Hangman's Curse is a 2001 novel by Frank E. Peretti. It is the first book in the Veritas Project series for teenagers.

11557. Man of many faces

Clamp (manga artists)

Akira Ijyuin lives a double life. By day, he's a top student at the elite CLAMP School, but by night he's the infamous thief 20 Faces. A master of disguise and stealth, the masked thief steals the most unusual objects at the whim of a pair of devious crime-lords...his two …

11559. The Republic of Thieves

Scott Lynch

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A bright new voice in the fantasy genre” (George R. R. Martin), acclaimed author Scott Lynch continues to astound and entertain with his thrillingly inventive, wickedly funny, suspense-filled adventures featuring con artist extraordinaire Locke Lamora. …

11560. Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

Neil Strauss

Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life is a 2009 book on survivalist preparedness by Neil Strauss. In the book, the author gains citizenship of the island nation of St. Kitts, visits a ranch called Gunsite to learn to shoot, and learns techniques for tracking and surviving in …

11561. Growing up

Russell Baker

Growing Up is a 1982 memoir by author and journalist Russell Baker. An autobiography chronicling Baker's youth in Virginia and his mother's strength of character during the Great Depression, it won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1983.

11563. The Armageddon Inheritance

David Weber

The Armageddon Inheritance is a science fiction novel written by David Weber in two books containing a total of 27 chapters. It is the second book in his Dahak trilogy. Thematically, it forms a duology with Mutineers' Moon; the latter dealt with the suppression of Anu's mutiny …

11565. When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry...

Molly Bang

When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry...is a book by Molly Bang.

11571. Harmful Intent

Robin Cook

Harmful Intent is a novel by Robin Cook. Like most of Cook's other work, it is a medical thriller.

11572. Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist, or The Parish Boy's Progress, is the second novel by Charles Dickens, and was first published as a serial 1837–9. The story is of the orphan Oliver Twist, who starts his life in a workhouse and is then apprenticed with an undertaker. He escapes from there and …

11574. The Book of Lights

Chaim Potok

The Book of Lights is a 1981 novel by Chaim Potok about a young rabbi and student of Kabbalah whose service as a United States military chaplain in Korea and Japan after the Korean War challenges his thinking about the meaning of faith in a world of "light" from many sources.

11577. The Notebooks of Lazarus Long

Robert A. Heinlein

The Notebooks of Lazarus Long is a selection of aphorisms from one of Robert A. Heinlein's main characters. These were originally published as two "intermissions" in the 1973 novel Time Enough for Love. In the context of the novel, these quotes were selected from Long's much …

11579. San Manuel Bueno, Mártir

Miguel de Unamuno

San Manuel Bueno, mártir is a nivola by Miguel de Unamuno. It experiments with changes of narrator as well as minimalism of action and of description, and as such has been described as a nivola, a literary genre invented by Unamuno to describe his work. Its plot centers on the …

11581. Warday

Whitley Strieber

Warday is a novel by Whitley Strieber and James Kunetka, first published in 1984. It is an account of the authors traveling across America five years after a limited nuclear attack in order to assess how the nation had changed after the war. The novel takes the form of a …

11582. Inside Delta Force

Eric L. Haney

Inside Delta Force: The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit is a 2002 memoir written by Eric L. Haney about his experiences as a founding special forces operator in the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta the U.S. Army's counterterrorist unit. Haney …

11583. The Polysyllabic Spree

Nick Hornby

The Polysyllabic Spree is a 2004 collection of Nick Hornby's "Stuff I've Been Reading" columns in The Believer. The book collates his columns from September 2003 to November 2004, inclusive. It also includes excerpts from such authors as Anton Chekhov and Charles Dickens. In it, …

11584. The prime of life

Simone de Beauvoir

The orime of life is a 1960 book written by Simone de Beauvoir.

11586. The Old Wives' Tale

Arnold Bennett

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... real haute couture was practised therein; and Gerald was …

11587. A Certain Smile eng. trans.

Françoise Sagan

Library sticker on front cover. No dust jacket.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition, suitable as a study copy.

11589. Dragonwyck

Anya Seton

Dragonwyck is a novel, written by the American author Anya Seton which was first published in 1944. It is a fictional story of the life of Miranda Wells and her marriage to Nicholas Van Ryn, set against an historical background of the Patroon system, Anti-Rent Wars, the Astor …

11590. Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and …

Ian Buruma

Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance is a book by Ian Buruma.

11591. Forty Thousand in Gehenna

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Forty Thousand in Gehenna, alternately 40,000 in Gehenna, is a 1983 novel by science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh. The science fiction novel is set in her Alliance-Union universe between 2354 and 2658, and is one of the few works in that universe to portray the Union …

11593. Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned

Walter Mosely

Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned is a 1997 crime novel by Walter Mosley.

11594. The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz, 1957-1987, …

Octavio Paz

“Paz's poetry is a seismograph of our century’s turbulence, a crossroads where East meets West."―Publishers Weekly Nobel Laureate Octavio Paz is incontestably Latin America's foremost living poet. The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz is a landmark bilingual gathering of all the …

11595. The World Inside

Robert Silverberg

Welcome to Urban Monad 116. Reaching nearly two miles into the sky, the one thousand stories of this building are home to over eight hundred thousand people living in peace and harmony. In the year 2381 with a world population of over seventy-five billion souls, the massive …

11598. Under Western Eyes

Joseph Conrad

Under Western Eyes is a novel by Joseph Conrad. The novel takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva, Switzerland, and is viewed as Conrad's response to the themes explored in Crime and Punishment; Conrad was reputed to have detested Dostoevsky. It is also, some say, …

11599. Somewhere in Time

Richard Matheson

Like What Dreams May Come, which inspired the upcoming movie starring Robin Williams, Somewhere in Time is the powerful story of a love that transcends time and space, written by one of the Grand Masters of modern fantasy.Matheson's classic novel tells the moving, romantic story …

11600. Kensuke's Kingdom

Michael Morpurgo

Kensuke's Kingdom is a children's novel by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Michael Foreman. It was first published in 1999 by Egmont UK, since when many more editions have been released by various other publishers, such as Scholastic.



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