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.

11402. 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.

11404. 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 …

11409. 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 …

11410. 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 …

11412. The Story of the Little Mole Who Went In Search Of …

Werner Holzwarth

The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business or The Story of the Little Mole Who Went in Search of Whodunit is a children's book by German children's authors Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch. The book was first published by Peter Hammer Verlag in 1989; it …

11417. The People of Hemsö

August Strindberg

The People of Hemsö is an 1887 novel by August Strindberg about the life of people of the island Hemsö in the Stockholm archipelago. Hemsö is a fictional island, but it is based on Kymmendö where Strindberg had spent time in his youth. Strindberg wrote the book to combat his …

11421. 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 …

11423. Phaze Doubt

Piers Anthony

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

11425. The Marquise of O

Heinrich von Kleist

The late stories by an influential writer of singular talentBetween 1799, when he left the Prussian Army, and his suicide in 1811, Kleist developed into a writer of unprecedented and tragically isolated genius. This collection of works from the last period of his life also …

11427. 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 …

11433. Night Work

Thomas Glavinic

Night Work is a 2006 novel by Austrian writer Thomas Glavinic. The book was translated into English in 2008 by John Brownjohn for Edinburgh-based publisher Canongate.

11434. A disorder peculiar to the country

Ken Kalfus

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

11441. Between Summer's Longing and Winter's End

Leif G. W. Persson

Between Summer's Longing and Winter's End is a book written by Leif G.W. Persson.

11443. Stormy Weather

Carl Hiaasen

Stormy Weather is a 1995 novel by Carl Hiaasen. It takes place in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in South Florida, including insurance scams, street fights, hunt for food and shelter, corrupt bureaucracy, ravaged environment and disaster tourists.

11444. 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 …

11445. 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. …

11448. 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.

11449. 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 …

11451. 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 …

11452. 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.

11453. 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 …

11454. 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 …

11455. We Have Never Been Modern

Bruno Latour

We Have Never Been Modern is a 1991 book by Bruno Latour, originally published in French as Nous n'avons jamais été modernes : Essai d'anthropologie symétrique. The book is an "anthropology of science" that explores the dualistic distinction modernity makes between nature and …

11456. Naamah's Curse

Jacqueline Carey

Moirin is alone, and far from the land of her birth, with nothing but a few resources of her own to draw upon, and few friends she can call upon, in what is about to become a nation of enemies. She has her natural ability with a bow, for survival, and a facility for languages - …

11458. The Mind's Eye

Oliver Sacks

With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist who loses the …

11460. 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 …

11461. 777 and Other Qabalistic Writings of Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley

777 and Other Qabalistic Writings of Aleister Crowley is a collection of papers written by Aleister Crowley. It was edited and introduced by Dr. Israel Regardie, and is a reference book based on the Hermetic Qabalah.

11462. 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 …

11463. 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.

11464. 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 …

11465. Beaufort

Ron Leshem

By turns subversive and darkly comic, brutal and tender, Ron Leshemâs debut novel is an international literary sensation, winner of Israelâs top award for literature and the basis for a prizewinning film. Charged with brilliance and daring, hypnotic in its intensity, Beaufort is …

11467. 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 …

11468. I Am Fifteen--And I Don't Want to Die

Christine Arnothy

After hiding in a dismal cellar during the Nazi occupation, a Hungarian girl must flee from the Russians who now control her country

11469. 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 …

11470. 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 …

11471. 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 …

11472. Blind Justice

Bruce Alexander Cook

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

11473. 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 …

11474. 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 …

11478. 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 …

11479. 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 …

11480. 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 …

11481. 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 …

11482. 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.

11484. Ruth

Elizabeth Gaskell

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

11485. 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 …

11486. No Longer Human

Usamaru Furuya

No Longer Human is a Japanese novel by Osamu Dazai. Published after Run Melos and The Setting Sun, No Longer Human is considered Dazai's masterpiece and ranks as the second-best selling novel in Japan, behind Natsume Sōseki's Kokoro. The literal translation of the title, …

11487. 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. …

11488. Klingsor's last summer. Translated by Richard and …

Hermann Hesse

Across eighteen short stories, Lessing dissects London and its inhabitants with the power for truth and compassion to be expected of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007. 'During that first year in England, I had a vision of London I cannot recall now ... it was a nightmare city …

11489. 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 …

11490. 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 …

11491. 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 …

11494. 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 …

11495. 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, …

11497. 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 …

11498. 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. Sonnets To Orpheus (Bilingual Edition)

Rainer Maria Rilke

The Sonnets to Orpheus are a cycle of 55 sonnets written in 1922 by the Bohemian-Austrian poet Rainer Maria Rilke. It was first published the following year. Rilke, who is "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets," wrote the cycle in a period …

11505. 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 …

11506. 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.

11507. 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 …

11508. 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 …

11510. 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.

11511. 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.

11512. 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.

11513. 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 …

11514. 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 …

11515. 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 …

11516. Planet of Twilight

Barbara Hambly

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

11517. 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 …

11519. 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 …

11520. 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.

11521. 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 …

11522. 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 …

11523. 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.

11525. 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 …

11527. When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry...

Molly Bang

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

11530. Martyn Pig

Kevin Brooks

Martyn Pig is a thriller by Kevin Brooks, published on April 1, 2002 by The Chicken House and aimed at teens and young adults. Martyn Pig won the Branford Boase Award in 2003 and was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in 2002.

11531. Harmful Intent

Robin Cook

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

11532. 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 …

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.

11536. Gideon's Corpse

Douglas Preston

Gideon's Corpse is a thriller novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The book was released on January 10, 2012 by Grand Central Publishing. The book centers around Gideon Crew and is a sequel to Gideon's Sword. The plot focuses on a nuclear scare, the federal reaction, and …

11541. The Soldiers of Halla

D. J. MacHale

The Soldiers of Halla is the tenth and final book in the Pendragon Adventure series by D. J. MacHale. It concludes the battle between the Travelers and Saint Dane. The title was revealed by D. J. MacHale on December 9, 2008, and was taken from a closing line in the preceding …

11542. 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.

11544. The Triumph of the Moon

Ronald Hutton

The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft is a book of religious history by the English historian Ronald Hutton, first published by Oxford University Press in 1999. At the time, Hutton was a Reader in History at Bristol University, and had previously …

11547. The Dream Songs

John Berryman

The Dream Songs is a compilation of two books of poetry, 77 Dream Songs and His Toy, His Dream, His Rest by the American poet, John Berryman. According to Berryman's "Note" to The Dream Songs, "This volume combines 77 Dream Songs and His Toy, His Dream, His Rest, comprising …

11548. The Book of Lies

Aleister Crowley

The Book of Lies was written by English occultist and teacher Aleister Crowley and first published in 1912 or 1913. As Crowley describes it: "This book deals with many matters on all planes of the very highest importance. It is an official publication for Babes of the Abyss, but …

11549. Uhura's Song

Janet Kagan

Uhura's Song is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Janet Kagan published in 1985. Kagan was asked to produce an outline by editor David G. Hartwell, after he read the manuscript of her novel Hellspark. She was unfamiliar with Star Trek and needed to research the …

11550. Wolfcry

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Wolfcry is the fourth installment of the Kiesha'ra Series by American author Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. The book is narrated by Oliza Shardae Cobriana, a fictional character who is the daughter of Zane Cobriana, a cobra shapeshifter, and Danica Shardae, a hawk shapeshifter. She …

11552. 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 …

11553. 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.

11554. Sing Down the Moon

Scott O'Dell

Sing Down The Moon is a Children's Literature book written by author Scott O'Dell. It was published in 1970 by Houghton Mifflin. The book received a few awards such as Newbery Medal Honor Book, 1971; Booklist Contemporary Classics for Young Adults, 1984 and Phoenix Award Honor …

11555. Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin

Leon Uris

Armageddon, or Armageddon: A Novel of Berlin, is a novel by Leon Uris about post-World War II Berlin and Germany. The novel starts in London during WWII, and goes through to the Four Power occupation of Berlin and the Soviet blockade by land of the city's western boroughs. The …

11558. Resistance

Owen Sheers

Resistance is an alternative history novel by Welsh poet and author Owen Sheers. The plot centers around the inhabitants of a valley near Abergavenny in Wales in 1944–45, shortly after the failure of Operation Overlord and a successful German counter-invasion of Britain. A group …

11560. The Great Man

Kate Christensen

The Great Man: A Novel is a 2007 novel by American author Kate Christensen. It won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, beating nearly 350 other submissions and earning Christensen the $15,000 top prize. The story takes place five years after the death, at 78, of celebrated …

11561. The Golden Goblet

Eloise Jarvis McGraw

The Golden Goblet is a children's historical novel by Eloise Jarvis McGraw. It was first published in 1961 and received a Newbery Honor award in 1962. The novel is set in ancient Egypt around 1400 B.C., and tells the story of a young Egyptian boy named Ranofer who struggles to …

11562. Before Green Gables

Budge Wilson

Before Green Gables is the title of a prequel to the Anne Shirley series. The book was published in 2008 by Puffin, a division of Penguin Books, as part of Puffin's celebration of Anne Shirley's centennial anniversary, which will also see the Anne Shirley series re-released to …

11563. 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 …

11566. 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 …

11567. 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 …

11568. The Jewel That Was Ours

Colin Dexter

The Jewel That Was Ours is a crime novel by Colin Dexter, the ninth novel in Inspector Morse series. An American tourist is found dead in her room at the Randolph Hotel, and her prized and very expensive piece of antique jewellery has been stolen. Two days later a battered and …

11569. Machine of Death

Matthew Bennardo

Machine of Death is a 2010 collection of science fiction short stories edited by Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, and David Malki. All of the stories center around a device which, when provided with a blood sample, can identify the way a person will die. The machine relays this …

11570. Flinx in Flux

Alan Dean Foster

Flinx in Flux is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book is fifth chronologically in the Pip and Flinx series. Flinx finds a woman unconscious on a riverbank deep in the jungles of Alaspin where he has gone to release Pip’s offspring. The woman, Clarity …

11571. Number Ten

Sue Townsend

Number Ten is the brilliantly funny novel by Sue Townsend, author of the Adrian Mole series. Behind the doors of the most famous address in the country, all is not well. Edward Clare was voted into Number Ten after a landslide election victory. But a few years later and it is …

11572. Demon Thief

Darren Shan

Demon Thief is a book in Darren Shan's Demonata series. Though it is the second book in the series, it is a prequel to Lord Loss, the first book in the series. The protagonist is also different from that of the first book. The narrator here is a new character called Kernel …

11574. Valencia

Michelle Tea

Valencia is a 2000 Lambda Literary Award-winning novel by Michelle Tea. It is an autobiographical and picaresque detailing the narrator's experiences in San Francisco's queer subculture. It includes experimentation with consensual sado-masochism after the author meets Petra, a …

11575. The Duchess of Malfi

John Webster

The Duchess of Malfi is a macabre, tragic play written by the English dramatist John Webster in 1612–13. It was first performed privately at the Blackfriars Theatre, then before a more general audience at The Globe, in 1613–14. Published in 1623, the play is loosely based on …

11576. Why Orwell Matters

Christopher Hitchens

Why Orwell Matters, released in the UK as Orwell's Victory, is a book-length biographical essay by Christopher Hitchens. In it, the author relates George Orwell's thoughts on and actions in relation to: the British Empire; the left; the right; the United States; English …

11577. Spring Moon

Bette Lord

Spring Moon is a novel written by Bette Lord.

11578. A proud taste for scarlet and miniver

E. L. Konigsburg

A proud taste for scarlet and miniver is a book by E. L. Konigsburg.

11579. Voyage on the Great Titanic

Ellen Emerson White

Voyage on the Great Titanic: The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady, RMS Titanic, 1912 is a romantic historical fiction novel written by Ellen Emerson White, and is the eleventh book of the Dear America series.

11580. The Swords of Night and Day

David Gemmell

The Swords of Night and Day is a fantasy novel by David Gemmell, as well as a pair of legendary swords within the book. They also appear in Gemmell's book White Wolf. The book is set 1000 years following the death of Olek Skilgannon. The novel is an exploration of the future of …

11581. First Blood

David Morrell

First Blood is a 1972 novel by David Morrell. It was adapted into the 1982 film starring Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo.

11583. The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for …

Irshad Manji

The Trouble with Islam Today, original title The Trouble with Islam is a 2004 book critical of Islam written by Irshad Manji, styled in an open-letter addressed to concerned citizens worldwide - Muslim or not.

11584. Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned

Walter Mosely

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

11586. Which Lie Did I Tell?

William Goldman

Something odd, if predictable, became of screenwriter William Goldman after he wrote the touchstone tell-all book on filmmaking, Adventures in the Screen Trade (1983), he became a Hollywood leper. Goldman opens his long-awaited sequel by writing about his years of exile before …

11587. Safe Area Goražde

Joe Sacco

Safe Area Goražde is a journalistic comic book about the Bosnian War, written by Joe Sacco. It was published in 2000. The book describes the author's experiences during four months spent in Bosnia in 1994–95, and is based on conversations with Bosniaks trapped within the enclave …

11588. 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.

11589. 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 …

11590. 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.

11591. 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 …

11592. Blood and Memory

Fiona McIntosh

Blood & Memory is a fantasy novel by Fiona McIntosh. The novel was published by 2004 Voyager and is the second novel in the The Quickening trilogy which began with Myrren's Gift and concluded with Bridge of Souls.

11593. The Perfect Poison (Arcane Society #6)

Amanda Quick

**This is a Read Pink edition. In October 2010, Penguin Group (USA) launched a new initiative in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This October, we are pleased to continue the program with a donation of $25,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation(r) and are …

11594. Fever Crumb

Philip Reeve

Fever Crumb is a young adult post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Philip Reeve, published in 2009. Sequels called A Web of Air and and Scrivener's Moon follow. The books of the Fever Crumb Series are prequels to the Mortal Engines Quartet series of novels by the same author.

11596. The Sundering

Walter Jon Williams

The Sundering is a science fiction novel by Walter Jon Williams. Published in 2004, it is the second novel in Dread Empire's Fall series. The novel is of the space opera subgenre and revolves around interstellar battles and the relationship between two humans, a male naval …

11597. Mucho Mojo

Joe R. Lansdale

Mucho Mojo Is a mystery/crime novel by American author Joe R. Lansdale. This is the second in Lansdale's Hap and Leonard series of crime novels.

11598. Gossip Girl #08: Nothing Can Keep Us Together: A …

Cecily von Ziegesar

It's spring break and love is in the air. Or is that a blend of Chanel no. 9 and Gucci Rush? Is there a difference?Blair moves in with Serena and they're back to being best friends. But will the love-fest last or will they end up tearing out one anothers newly highlighted hair? …

11599. 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 …

11600. The Shadow over Innsmouth

H. P. Lovecraft

The Shadow over Innsmouth is a horror novella by H. P. Lovecraft, written in November–December 1931. It forms part of the Cthulhu Mythos, using its motif of a malign undersea civilization. It references several shared elements of the Mythos, including place-names, mythical …



continue with book 11601 - 11800