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. Cock and Bull

Will Self

Cock and Bull is the title of a volume composed of two novellas by Will Self, which includes the stories Cock and Bull. The two stories are characterized by empty, emotionless, phatic sex; rape; cruelty; and violence. The book was originally published in 1992 by Bloomsbury.

11407. The Sign and the Seal

Graham Hancock

The fact of the Lost Ark of the Covenant is one of the grant historical mysteries of all time. To believers, the Ark is the legendary vesel holding the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments. The Bible contains hundreds of references to the Ark's power to level mountains, destroy …

11408. The last night of the earth poems

Charles Bukowski

Poems deal with writing, death and immortality, literature, city life, illness, war, and the past.

11410. 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 …

11412. Phaze Doubt

Piers Anthony

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

11413. Owlknight

Larry Dixon

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 …

11414. 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 …

11416. 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.

11417. 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, …

11418. 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, …

11419. Dangling Man

Walter Hasenclever

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 …

11421. 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 …

11422. Tales of the Alhambra

Washington Irving

Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving.

11423. 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.

11424. 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 …

11425. The Spell

Alan Hollinghurst

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

11426. 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 …

11427. Fine Just the Way It Is

Annie Proulx

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

11428. My Place

Sally Morgan

My Place is an autobiography written by artist Sally Morgan in 1987. It is about Morgan's quest for knowledge of her family's past and the fact that she has grown up under false pretences. The book is a milestone in Aboriginal literature and is one of the earlier works in …

11429. 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 …

11430. Dave Barry Turns 40

Dave Barry

Dave Barry Turns 40 is a humor book written by humor Columnist Dave Barry, about turning 40, as well as giving satirical advice on aging.

11433. 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 …

11434. 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 …

11435. 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 …

11436. 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 …

11438. Rites of Passage

William Golding

Rites of Passage is a book written by William Golding.

11439. 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 …

11440. 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, …

11441. 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 …

11442. 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.

11443. 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.

11445. 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 …

11446. 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.

11447. 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, …

11448. Whales on Stilts

M.T. Anderson

Whales on Stilts is a book published in 2005 that was written by M. T. Anderson.

11449. 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.

11450. 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.

11451. Starfighters of Adumar

Aaron Allston

Starfighters of Adumar is the ninth book in the Star Wars: X-wing series. It was written by Aaron Allston.

11453. 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, …

11454. 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 …

11457. 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 …

11459. 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 …

11460. Raft

Stephen Baxter

Raft is a 1991 hard science fiction book by author Stephen Baxter. Raft is both Baxter's first novel and first book in the Xeelee Sequence, although the Xeelee are not present. Raft was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1992.

11462. Sweet and Deadly

Charlaine Harris

Author of the books that inspired True Blood on HBO and Midnight Texas on NBC Two to Tango.Newspaper reporter Catherine Linton ignored her investigative instincts when her parents died in a mysterious car crash six months ago--grief obscuring t he warning signs that something …

11465. 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 …

11466. 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 …

11467. 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 …

11468. Planet of Twilight

Barbara Hambly

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

11470. 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 …

11472. 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 …

11473. 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.

11474. 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.

11475. 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 …

11476. 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 …

11477. Queen's Gambit,the

Walter Tevis

NOW A MAJOR NETFLIX SERIES starring Anya Taylor-Joy from Academy-Award nominee Scott Frank and BAFTA nominee Allan Scott 'Superb' Time Out 'Mesmerizing' Newsweek 'Gripping' Financial Times 'Sheer entertainment. It is a book I reread every few years - for the pure pleasure and …

11478. Paris 75016: Hell's Diary

Lolita Pille

Money, sex, drugs and love: there is just too much of the first three and little of the last in this spellbinding novel about privileged young adult Parisians. Hell is a lucid, supremely intelligent woman – almost twenty – with enough sense to be disdainful of the moneyed and …

11480. 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 …

11481. Gold: The Marvellous History of General John …

Blaise Cendrars

In January 1848, John Augustus Sutter, "the first American millionaire," was ruined by one blow of a pickaxe. That blow revealed gold in one of the streams in Sutter's Californian estate, triggering the Gold Rush that brought hordes of greedy miners from every corner of the …

11482. 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 …

11483. 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 …

11485. Blind Justice

Bruce Alexander Cook

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

11486. 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 …

11487. 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 …

11489. 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 …

11490. 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 …

11491. 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 …

11492. 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 …

11493. 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 …

11494. 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.

11495. The Historian's Craft: Reflections on the Nature and …

Marc Bloch

The Historian's Craft is a book by Marc Bloch and first published in English in 1954. At that stage he was not as well known in the English-speaking world as he was to be in the 1960s where his works on feudal society and rural history were published. The book was written in …

11496. The Malady of Death

Marguerite Duras

The Malady of Death is a 1982 novella by the French writer Marguerite Duras. It tells the story of a man who pays a woman to spend several weeks with him by the sea to learn "how to love".

11497. Ruth

Elizabeth Gaskell

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

11498. 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 …

11499. 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.

11500. 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 …

11501. 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 …

11502. 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 …

11504. 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 …

11505. 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.

11506. 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, …

11507. 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 …

11508. 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 …

11510. 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 …

11511. 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 …

11512. 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.

11513. Deadlock

Sara Paretsky

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

11514. 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 …

11515. 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 …

11516. 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. …

11518. 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.

11519. 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 …

11520. 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 …

11521. 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.

11522. 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 …

11523. The Bad Seed

William March

The Bad Seed is a 1954 novel by American writer William March, the last of his major works published before his death. Nominated for the 1955 National Book Award for Fiction, The Bad Seed tells the story of a mother's realization that her young daughter has committed a murder, …

11524. 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 …

11525. 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 - …

11527. 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 …

11529. 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 …

11530. 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.

11531. Bloodlines

Karen Traviss

A new era of exciting adventures and shocking revelations continues to unfold, as the legendary Star Wars saga sweeps forward into astonishing new territory.Civil war looms as the fledgling Galactic Alliance confronts a growing number of rebellious worlds–and the approaching war …

11532. 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 …

11533. 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.

11534. 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 …

11535. 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 …

11536. The Girl Who Owned a City

O. T Nelson

The Girl Who Owned a City is the only published novel by O. T. Nelson, first published in 1975. This book, sometimes taught in schools, is considered to be best suited for those between the ages of 12 and 15. A graphic novel adaptation by Dan Jolley with art by Joëlle Jones and …

11538. 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.

11539. 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.

11540. 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.

11541. 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.

11543. 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 …

11545. When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry...

Molly Bang

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

11548. The Magic of Thinking Big

David J. Schwartz

Millions of readers have acquired the secrets of success through The Magic of Thinking Big. Achieve everything you always wanted: financial security, power and influence, the ideal job, satisfying relationships, and a rewarding, happy life.Set your goals high...then exceed them! …

11549. 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.

11550. Harmful Intent

Robin Cook

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

11552. 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 …

11553. The Candy Shop War

Brandon Mull

The Candy Shop War is a children's fantasy novel by Brandon Mull about magic candy.

11554. 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.

11556. 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 …

11560. 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 …

11562. 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.

11564. Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Laini Taylor

The first book in the New York Times bestselling epic fantasy trilogy by award-winning author Laini Taylor.Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.In a dark and dusty shop, a …

11565. The Obscene Bird of Night

José Donoso

The Obscene Bird of Night is the most acclaimed novel by the Chilean writer José Donoso. Donoso was a member of the Latin American literary boom and the literary movement known as magical realism. The novel explores the cyclical nature of life and death, in that our fears and …

11566. 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 …

11567. Blow Up

Julio Cortazar

Las armas secretas is a book of 5 short stories written by Julio Cortázar. All of the stories appear in translation in the volume Blow-up and Other Stories; one story, "Cartas de Mamá," has never been translated into English.

11568. Caballo de Troya

J. J. Benitez

Caballo de Troya is a biography written in 1984 by Spanish journalist, writer and ufologist Juan José Benítez. It has reached considerable success in most Spanish-speaking countries as well as in Brazil. The first volume, Trojan Horse: Jerusalem, has been translated into English …

11569. 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 …

11570. 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 …

11572. 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 …

11573. Unfamiliar Fishes

Sarah Vowell

From the bestselling author of The Wordy Shipmates, comes an examination of Hawaii, the place where Manifest Destiny got a sunburn. Many think of 1776 as the defining year of American history, when we became a nation devoted to the pursuit of happiness through self- government. …

11574. 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 …

11575. 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 …

11577. 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.

11579. 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 …

11580. 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 …

11581. 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.

11582. Blood and Memory

Fiona McIntosh

To save two kingdoms from a despot's rule, one man must journey into the unknown, seeking answers to the strange and powerful secret that so plagues him. Wyl Thirsk, loyal soldier of Morgravia, has seen his best friend slain, his sister tortured, and his mentor sent to certain …

11583. 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? …

11584. 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.

11585. 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.

11587. Molly Moon Stops the World

Georgia Byng

Molly Moon Stops The World is the second book in the best-selling series by Georgia Byng. The first book is Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism and the third book is Molly Moon's Hypnotic Time-Travel Adventure.

11588. 9tail Fox

Jon Courtenay Grimwood

9tail Fox is a 2005 novel by Jon Courtenay Grimwood.

11589. 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 …

11591. 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 …

11592. 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 …

11593. 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 …

11594. A proud taste for scarlet and miniver

E. L. Konigsburg

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

11595. Spring Moon

Bette Lord

Spring Moon is a novel written by Bette Lord.

11596. 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 …

11598. 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 …

11599. First Blood

David Morrell

One war waged against one man: RAMBO. First came the man: a young wanderer in a fatigue coat and long hair. Then came the legend, as John Rambo sprang from the pages of FIRST BLOOD to take his place on the world's cultural landscape. This remarkable novel pits a young, …

11600. Police at the Funeral

Margery Allingham

Police at the Funeral is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in October 1931, in the United Kingdom by Heinemann, London and in 1932 in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York. It is the fourth novel with the mysterious Albert Campion, aided as usual by …



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