The most popular books in English.

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

12601. The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

SMOLLETT

The Expedition of Humphry Clinker was the last of the picaresque novels of Tobias Smollett, and is considered by many to be his best and funniest work. Published in London on 17 June 1771, it is an epistolary novel, presented in the form of letters written by six characters: …

12602. Serpent's Reach

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Serpent's Reach is a 1980 science fiction novel by the United States science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh. The book was nominated for the Locus Award for Best Novel in 1981 and is set in the author's Alliance-Union universe. Specific placement of the novel within the …

12603. Revenge of the Lawn

Richard Brautigan

Revenge of the Lawn: Stories 1962-1970 is a collection of 62 short stories written by the American author Richard Brautigan from 1962 to 1970. Like most of Brautigan's works, the stories are whimsical, simply themed, and often surreal. Many of the stories were originally …

12604. Rifles for Watie

Harold Keith

Rifles for Watie is an American children's novel by Harold Keith. It was first published in 1957, and received the Newbery Medal the following year. Set during the American Civil War, the plot revolves around Jefferson Davis Bussey who is sixteen and caught up in the events of …

12605. Puppet on a Chain

Alistair MacLean

Puppet on a Chain is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. Originally published in 1969 with a cover by Norman Weaver, it is set in the late 1960s narcotics underworld of Amsterdam and other locations in the Netherlands.

12606. The Ice Dragon

George Martin

The Ice Dragon is an enchanting tale of courage and sacrifice for young readers and adults by the wildly popular author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Song of Ice and Fire series, George R.R. Martin. Lavish illustrations by acclaimed artist Luis Royo enrich this …

12610. Children of the Lamp 4: Cobra King Of Kathmandu

Philip Kerr

The Cobra King of Kathmandu is the third novel in the Children of the Lamp trilogy by P. B. Kerr. It was released in December 2006, in both the UK and USA.

12611. 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 …

12612. Dead in the Water

Stuart Woods

Dead in the Water is the third novel in the Stone Barrington series by Stuart Woods. It was first published in 1997 by HarperCollins. The novel takes place on the island of St. Marks, after the events in Dirt. The novel continues the story of Stone Barrington, a retired …

12615. Return to the Whorl

Gene Wolfe

Return to the Whorl is a book published in 2001 that was written by Gene Wolfe.

12618. The West End Horror

Nicholas Meyer

The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, M.D. is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche novel by Nicholas Meyer, published in 1976. It takes place after Meyer's other two Holmes pastiches, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution and The Canary Trainer, though it was published in …

12620. The Nice and the Good

Iris Murdoch

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea, The Sea comes a story about revenge and reconciliation, and the difference between being nice and being good. John Ducane, a respected Whitehall civil servant, is asked to investigate the suicide of a colleague. As he pursues his …

12621. Dead sea

Brian Keene

Dead Sea is a horror novel featuring zombies by Brian Keene, first published in 2007. It is not set in the same world as The Rising

12622. A Short History of a Small Place

T. R. Pearson

A Short History of a Small Place is a 1985 novel by T. R. Pearson. Set in the fictional town of Neely, North Carolina - a thinly disguised Reidsville - it tells, in a rambling and digressive manner, about the life and eventual suicide of the town's only aristocratic woman, Miss …

12623. Don't Stop the Carnival

Herman Wouk

Don't Stop the Carnival is a 1965 novel by American writer Herman Wouk. It is a comedy about escaping middle-age crisis to the Caribbean, a heaven that quickly turns into a hell for the main character. The novel was turned into a short-lived musical and later, album by Jimmy …

12624. Peter and Wendy

J. M. Barrie

Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up or Peter and Wendy is J. M. Barrie's most famous work, in the form of a 1904 play and a 1911 novel. Both versions tell the story of Peter Pan, a mischievous little boy who can fly, and his adventures on the island of Neverland with …

12625. The Ghost War

Alex Berenson

The Ghost War is the second John Wells thriller by The New York Times writer, Alex Berenson. In The Faithful Spy, John Wells became the only American CIA agent ever to penetrate al-Qaeda, but his handlers became distrustful of him, and he of them. He had to stop a devastating …

12626. Among the Missing

Michel Lederer

Among the Missing is a book written by Dan Chaon.

12630. Road Rage

Ruth Rendell

Road Rage is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell. It features her popular protagonist Inspector Wexford, and is the 17th entry in the series. The novel's main themes are the environment and environmental activism.

12632. No Comebacks

Frederick Forsyth

No Comebacks is a 1982 collection of ten short stories by Frederick Forsyth. Each story takes place in a different setting and ends with a plot twist. Several of them involve a central male character without any apparent strength who is put under pressure, but who does not give …

12633. The Wild Geese

Ogai Mori

In The Wild Geese, prominent Japanese novelist Ogai Mori offers a poignant story of unfulfilled love, set against the background of the dizzying social change accompanying the fall of the Meiji regime. The young heroine, Otama, is forced by poverty to become a moneylender's …

12634. Fludd

Hilary Mantel

'Fludd' is a dark fable of lost faith, mysterious omens and awakening love set among the priests and nuns of a surreal English town deep in the northern moors. Fetherhoughton is a drab, dreary town somewhere in a magical, half-real 1950s north England, a preserve of ignorance …

12635. WarCraft: Day of the Dragon

Richard A. Knaak

Warcraft: Day of the Dragon is a novel by Richard A. Knaak based in Blizzard Entertainments Warcraft Universe. It was published by Pocket Books. It is the first book released in the Warcraft Universe.

12637. Joe Cinque's Consolation

Helen Garner

Joe Cinque’s Consolation: A True Story of Death, Grief and the Law is a non-fiction book written by Australian author Helen Garner, and published in 2004. It is an account of Garner's presence at the separate trials of Anu Singh and her friend Madhavi Rao related to the death of …

12638. Family Under the Bridge

Natalie Savage Carlson

Family Under the Bridge is a Young adults novel written by Natalie Savage Carlson, about a Persian named Armand who discusses his love for his children and his adventures in Paris.

12639. Salvation on Sand Mountain

Dennis Covington

Salvation on Sand Mountain is a 1995 non-fiction book by Dennis Covington. The storyline follows the author as he goes from covering the trial of Glenn Summerford to experiencing a snake handling church in Appalachia. The book was a finalist for the National Book Award.

12641. 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 …

12642. Love Marriage

V. V. Ganeshananthan

Love Marriage is the debut novel by author V.V. Ganeshananthan set in Sri Lanka and North America. Published by Random House in April 2008, Love Marriage was named one of the Washington Post Book World's Best of 2008 and appeared on the longlist for the Orange Prize. It was also …

12643. Hardcase

Dan Simmons

Penzler Pick, July 2001: Dan Simmons is not an author who writes the same book twice. He doesn't even come close. Since switching from fantasy/horror to mystery, Simmons has written Crook Factory, set in Cuba and starring Ernest Hemingway, and Darwin's Blade, featuring a genius …

12644. Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street

Michael Davis

The New York Times bestselling account of the story behind one of the most influential, durable, and beloved shows in the history of television: Sesame Street, moving to HBO this fall “Davis tracks down every Sesame anecdote and every Sesame personality in his book . . . …

12645. Toast: And Other Rusted Futures

Charles Stross

Toast: And Other Rusted Futures is an English language collection of science fiction short stories by Charles Stross, published in 2002 by Cosmos Books. Almost all of the stories in the collection were originally published between 1990 and 2000, in the SF magazines Interzone, …

12648. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Ruth Benedict

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture is an influential 1946 study of Japan by American anthropologist Ruth Benedict. It was written at the invitation of the U.S. Office of War Information, in order to understand and predict the behavior of the Japanese …

12651. Brain Wave

Poul Anderson

Brain Wave is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson first published in serial form in Space Science Fiction in 1953, and then as a novel in 1954. Anderson had said that he could consider it one of his top five books This is one of many science fiction works written at this …

12653. Mastering the Art of French Cooking

Julia Child

Mastering the Art of French Cooking is a two-volume French cookbook written by Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, both of France, and Julia Child of the United States. The book was written for the American market and published by Knopf in 1961 and 1970.

12654. Psmith, Journalist

P. G. Wodehouse

Psmith, Journalist is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first released in the United Kingdom as a serial in The Captain magazine between October 1909 and February 1910, and published in book form in the UK on 29 September 1915, by Adam & Charles Black, London, and, from imported …

12655. Snow Treasure

Marie McSwigan

Snow Treasure is a children's novel by Marie McSwigan. Set in Nazi-occupied Norway during World War II it recounts the story of several Norwegian children who use sleds to smuggle their country's gold bullion past German guards to a waiting ship. Published in 1942, it has been …

12656. Toby and the Secrets of the Tree

Timothée de Fombelle

A breathless, high-stakes quest to save the miniature world of the Tree — and reunite loved ones lost — unfolds with wit, suspense, and startling revelations.Toby’s world is under greater threat than ever before. A giant crater has been dug right into the center of the Tree, …

12657. Twelve Red Herrings (fors)

Jeffrey Archer

Twelve Red Herrings is a 1994 short story collection by British writer and politician Jeffrey Archer. Archer challenges his readers to find "twelve red herrings", one in each story. The book reached #3 in the Canadian best-sellers list. J. K. Sweeney from Magill Book Reviews …

12659. Doctor Sax

Jack Kerouac

Doctor Sax is a novel by Jack Kerouac published in 1959. Kerouac wrote it in 1952 while living with William S. Burroughs in Mexico City.

12660. The Dragons of Babel

Michael Swanwick

The Dragons of Babel is a 2008 novel by American author Michael Swanwick, set in the same world as his earlier work The Iron Dragon's Daughter. It follows the plight of a young man named Will Le Fey after a crippled dragon takes up residence in his town and inside his mind. Like …

12661. Miracle of Castel di Sangro, The : A Tale of Passion …

Joe McGinniss

The Miracle of Castel di Sangro is an account by American writer Joe McGinniss of the first season Italian club Castel di Sangro Calcio spent in Serie B.

12662. Dracula

Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and …

12664. The Sword of the Lady

S. M. Stirling

The Sword of the Lady is an alternate history, post-apocalyptic novel by author S. M. Stirling. It is the sixth book in the Emberverse series. Rudi Mackenzie and his group leave Iowa, heading through Wisconsin, out onto the Great Lakes, into what was once Maine and finally to …

12665. Rider at the Gate

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Rider at the Gate is a science fiction novel written by United States science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh, and was first published by Warner Books in August 1995. It is the first of a series of two novels written by Cherryh and is set in the author's Finisterre …

12666. Armageddon Rag

George Martin

The Armageddon Rag is a mystery-fantasy novel by American bestselling author George R. R. Martin, first co-published in 1983 in hardcover by both Poseidon Press and The Nemo Press. The Nemo version was a special signed, numbered, and slipcased collector's limited edition of 526 …

12667. Why Not Me?

Al Franken

First came Theodore White's The Making of the President, 1960. Then All the President's Men. Now the searing chronicle that will forever change the way we view the man and the office.... The dramatic rise and dizzying fall of Al Franken, who would become the first Jewish …

12668. Lovelock

Orson Scott Card

Lovelock is a 1994 science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and Kathryn H. Kidd. The novel's eponymous narrator takes his name from James Lovelock, the scientist-inventor who formulated the Gaia Hypothesis, which figures heavily in the book.

12669. Black Coffee Blues (Henry Rollins)

Henry Rollins

Black Coffee Blues is a book written by Henry Rollins, comprising writings penned between 1989 and 1991. It is composed of seven parts; "124 Worlds", "Invisible Woman Blues", "Exhaustion Blues", "Black Coffee Blues", "Monster", "61 Dreams" and "I Know You". It was published in …

12671. Eye of the Heron

Ursula K. Le Guin

The Eye of the Heron is a 1978 science fiction novel by U.S. author Ursula K. Le Guin which was first published in the science fiction anthology Millennial Women.

12672. Pronto

Elmore Leonard

Pronto is a crime novel written by Elmore Leonard and published in 1993. Leonard introduces three main characters and gets them moving against each other. Harry is constantly reminiscing about World War II. Tommy carries a picture of the old crime boss Frank Costello in his …

12676. Poodle Springs (1989, with Robert B. Parker)

Raymond Chandler

Poodle Springs is the eighth Philip Marlowe novel. It was started in 1958 by Raymond Chandler, who left it unfinished at his death in 1959. The four chapters he had completed, which bore the working title "The Poodle Springs Story", were subsequently published in Raymond …

12678. Ruling passion: a Dalziel and Pascoe novel

Reginald Hill

Ruling Passion is a crime novel by Reginald Hill, the third novel in the Dalziel and Pascoe series. The novel opens with Detective Peter Pascoe arriving at what should have been a reunion of old friends. Instead he walks in on the scene of a grisly triple-murder. To solve the …

12679. Heptaméron

Marguerite de Navarre

The Heptameron is a collection of 72 short stories written in French by Marguerite of Navarre, published posthumously in 1558. It has the form of a frame narrative and was inspired by The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio. It was originally intended to contain one hundred stories …

12681. S/Z

Roland Barthes

S/Z, published in 1970, is Roland Barthes's structuralist analysis of "Sarrasine", the short story by Honoré de Balzac. Barthes methodically moves through the text of the story, denoting where and how different codes of meaning function. Barthes's study has had a major impact on …

12682. The Angel's Command

Brian Jacques

The Angel's Command is a novel by Brian Jacques, author of the popular children's series Redwall, and the sequel to Castaways of the Flying Dutchman. It follows the adventures of an immortal boy and his dog as they face pirates and other dangers from the high seas to the …

12683. Nancy Drew Original 13: The Mystery of the Ivory …

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery of the Ivory Charm is the thirteenth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1936 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Mildred Wirt Benson. This is one of the few Nancy Drew books where an …

12684. The Trumpeter of Krakow 1

Eric P. Kelly

The Trumpeter of Krakow, a young adult historical novel by Eric P. Kelly, won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1929. Centered on the historical fire that burned much of Kraków in 1462, The Trumpeter of Krakow tells the fictional story of a …

12685. Imperial ambitions : conversations with Noam Chomsky …

Noam Chomsky

Imperial Ambitions: Conversations with Noam Chomsky on the Post-9/11 World is a 2005 Metropolitan Books American Empire Project publication of interviews with American linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky conducted and edited by award-winning journalist David Barsamian …

12686. Minoes

Annie M.G. Schmidt

Minoes is a novel written by Annie M. G. Schmidt.

12687. What matters most is how well you walk through the …

Charles Bukowski

What matters most is how well you walk through the fire is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

12689. Mumbo jumbo

Ishmael Reed

Mumbo Jumbo is a 1972 novel by African-American author Ishmael Reed. Literary critic Harold Bloom cited the novel as one of the 500 most important books in the Western canon. Reed wrote a sequel, The Last Days of Louisiana Red, published in 1974.

12693. The passer-through-walls

Marcel Aymé

The passer-through-walls, translated as The Man Who Walked through Walls, The Walker-through-Walls or The Man who Could Walk through Walls, is a short story published by Marcel Aymé in 1943. The story has inspired several cinematic adaptations, including the 1951 French comedy …

12694. The blessing

Nancy Mitford

With characteristically amusing malice, Mitford blends a comedy of manners with culture shock as Grace Allingham, a naive English rose, impulsively marries Charles-Edouard de Valhubert, a French nobleman with all his class's charm and decadence. Both are duped, however, by their …

12695. Lady Whistledown Strikes Back - Hawkins: The Only …

Karen Hawkins

Who Stole Lady Neeley's Bracelet?Was it the fortune hunter, the gambler, the servant, or the rogue? All of London is abuzz with speculation, but it is clear that one of four couples is connected to the crime.Lady Whistledown's Society Papers, May 1816Julia Quinn enchants: A …

12696. The Nanny

Melissa Nathan

Twenty-three-year-old Jo Green knows that if she has to spend one more night in ultra-provincial Niblet-Upon-Avon she'll go completely bonkers! So she answers an ad in the paper, bids her devoted boyfriend Shaun adieu, and heads off to the big city. With a new job that offers …

12697. Remembrance of Things Past: v. 1

Marcel Proust

Here are the first two volumes of Proust’s monumental achievement, Swann’s Way and Within a Budding Grove. The famous overture to Swann's Way sets down the grand themes that govern In Search of Lost Time: as the narrator recalls his childhood in Paris and Combray, exquisite …

12698. The dormant beast

Enki Bilal

Presenting this outstanding story from the acclaimed creator of The Nikopol Trilogy, Enki Bilal, in full-sized graphic album hardcover format. A haunting and captivating work by one of the foremost graphic novel artists in the world, The Dormant Beast takes place in New York, …

12699. The Instinct to Heal

David Servan-Schreiber

Millions of Americans try drugs or talk therapy to relieve depression and anxiety, but recent scientific studies prove certain alternative treatments can work as well or better-often bringing on a cure. In the extraordinary international bestseller The Instinct to Heal, …

12700. The Words to Say It

Maria Cardinal

THE WORDS TO SAY IT by Marie Cardinal, translated by Pat Goodheart, Van Vactor & Goodheart Publisher, is in the words of Bruno Bettelheim "the best account of a psychoanalysis as seen and experienced by the patient." It is the story of a healing set against the events in …

12701. The Empire of signs

Roland Barthes

With this book, Barthes offers a broad-ranging meditation on the culture, society, art, literature, language, and iconography--in short, both the sign-oriented realities and fantasies--of Japan itself.

12703. The sailor from Gibralter

Marguerite Duras

"A haunting tale of strange and random passion."—New York TimesDisaffected, bored with his career at the French Colonial Ministry (where he has copied out birth and death certificates for eight years), and disgusted by a mistress whose vapid optimism arouses his most violent …

12704. The Battle

Patrick Rambaud

The winner of the Prix Goncourt and Grand Prix du Roman de l'Academie Francaise, The Battle is a brilliant, compelling novelization of the battle of Essling, Napoleon's first major defeat. The battle of Essling has long been overlooked by historians and novelists, but Rambaud, …

12706. The opposing shore

Julien Gracq

The Opposing Shore is a 1951 novel by the French writer Julien Gracq. The story is set at the border between two fictional Mediterranean countries, Orsenna and Farghestan, which have been at war for 300 years. It is Gracq's third and most famous novel. It was awarded the Prix …

12707. Horsemen, The

Joseph Kessel

The Horsemen is an epic novel of man pitted against nature. Teh setting is Afganistan a country of rugged landscape and savage winds, at the crossroads of Asia, where people live today much as they did eight hundred years ago.

12714. Elric of Melnibone, Book 7: Elric at the End of Time

Michael Moorcock

Elric at the End of Time is a novelette published in 1981 and written by Michael Moorcock.

12716. In an Antique Land : History in the Guise of a …

Amitav Ghosh

In An Antique Land is an ethnography written in narrative form by the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh.

12717. The Professor of Desire

Philip Roth

The Professor of Desire is a 1977 novel by Philip Roth. It describes the youth, the college years and the academic career of professor David Kepesh, and beside that, his sexual desires. The book was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

12721. The White Company

Arthur Conan Doyle

The White Company is a historical adventure by Arthur Conan Doyle set during the Hundred Years' War. The story is set in England, France, and Spain, in the years 1366 and 1367, against the background of the campaign of Edward, the Black Prince to restore Peter of Castile to the …

12724. Claudine at School

Colette

Claudine at School is a 1900 novel by the French writer Colette. The narrative recounts the final year of secondary school of 15-year-old Claudine, her brazen confrontations with her headmistress, Mlle Sergent, and her fellow students. It was Colette's first published novel, …

12725. The Cobra

Frederick Forsyth

The Cobra is a 2010 thriller novel by Frederick Forsyth about the international cocaine trade. In it an unnamed Obama-like U.S. president colludes with an unnamed Cameron-like U.K. Prime Minister to put an end to the international cocaine trade and brings in ex-CIA director Paul …

12726. The Emperor of Portugallia

Selma Lagerlof

The Emperor of Portugallia is a novel by Nobel-laureate Selma Lagerlöf, published in 1914 with drawings by Albert Engström. Lagerlöf called it a "Swedish King Lear". The novel was a success with critics and readers, newspaper reviewers said the novel was at the same level as …

12727. The Moon and the Sun

Vonda N. McIntyre

The Moon and the Sun by Vonda N. McIntyre was published in 1997. The book combines two major genres: science fiction and historical romance. It won the Intergalactic Award for Best Novel in 1997 and has recently been chosen to be adapted into a film. The book also won the Nebula …

12729. Voyage

Stephen Baxter

Voyage is a 1996 hard science fiction novel by British author Stephen Baxter. The book depicts a manned mission to Mars as it might have been in another timeline, one where John F. Kennedy survived the assassination attempt on him on November 22, 1963. Voyage won a Sidewise …

12731. Long After Midnight

Ray Bradbury

Long After Midnight is a short story collection by Ray Bradbury. Several of the stories are original to this collection. Others originally appeared in the magazines Planet Stories, Collier's Weekly, Playboy, Esquire, Welcome Aboard, Other Worlds, Cavalier, Gallery, McCall's, …

12732. The Art of Computer Programming

Donald Knuth

The Art of Computer Programming is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth that covers many kinds of programming algorithms and their analysis. Knuth began the project, originally conceived as a single book with twelve chapters, in 1962. The first three of what was …

12733. Surrealist Manifestos

André Breton

Surrealist Manifestos is a compilation of First and Second Manifesto of Surrealism, both written by André Breton.

12734. New Selected Poems 1966–1987

Seamus Heaney

New Selected Poems 1966–1987 is a poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was published in 1990 by Faber and Faber. It includes selections from each of Heaney's seven first volumes of verse: Death of a Naturalist Door into the Dark …

12737. The Looking Glass Wars

Frank Beddor

The Looking Glass Wars is a series of novels by Frank Beddor, heavily inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. The basic premise is that the two books written by Lewis Carroll are a distortion of the 'true story' portrayed in …

12739. Zen Shorts

Jon J Muth

Zen Shorts is a 2005 children's picture book by Jon J. Muth. The book was followed by Zen Ties in 2008.

12740. Daddy-Long-Legs

Jean Webster

Daddy Long-Legs is a 1912 epistolary novel by the American writer Jean Webster. It follows the protagonist, a young girl named Jerusha "Judy" Abbott, through her college years. She writes the letters to her benefactor, a rich man whom she has never seen.

12741. Falling

Anne Provoost

Falling is a novel by the Flemish author Anne Provoost.

12742. Mary Ann in Autumn (Tales of the City, Book 8)

Armistead Maupin

Mary Ann in Autumn is the eighth book in the Tales of the City series by San Francisco novelist Armistead Maupin. It was released on November 2, 2010. In the novel, Mary Ann Singleton returns from New York City with a need for support and a secret that she needs to share with …

12745. Lord demon

Roger Zelazny

Lord Demon is a 1999 posthumous novel by Roger Zelazny completed by Jane Lindskold. It is a "scientific" fantasy built on favorite themes of Roger Zelazny, drawing on East Asian, Irish, and hero's quest myths. It features his signature protagonist: a smart-mouthed …

12746. Isle of the Dead

Roger Zelazny

Isle of the Dead is a science fiction novel by Roger Zelazny published in 1969. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1969, and won the French Prix Apollo in 1972. The title refers to the several paintings by Swiss-German painter Arnold Böcklin. In the novel, …

12747. Around the World in Eighty Days

Jules Verne

Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his …

12748. King Bidgood's in the Bathtub (COPY 2)

Audrey Wood

King Bidgood's in the Bathtub is a book written by Audrey Wood and illustrated by Don Wood.

12750. Flight of the Old Dog

Dale Brown

Flight of the Old Dog is a 1987 thriller novel written by Dale Brown. The novel's descriptions of B-52 controls and operations are based on Brown's knowledge of the systems as a USAF navigator. The flight is also recreated as a special mission in the video game Megafortress.

12751. The Illistrated Mum

Jacqueline Wilson

The Illustrated Mum is a children's novel by English author Jacqueline Wilson, first published by Transworld in 1999 with drawings by Nick Sharratt. Set in London, the first person narrative by a young girl, Dolphin, features her manic depressive mother Marigold, nicknamed "the …

12752. Shandril's Saga, Book 1 - Spellfire

Ed Greenwood

Spellfire is a fantasy novel written by Ed Greenwood and published in 1987. It is the first novel in Ed Greenwood's book series, Shandril's Saga, and takes place in the Forgotten Realms setting based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

12755. Wolf Captured

Jane Lindskold

Wolf Captured is a fantasy novel by Jane Lindskold.

12757. Pathfinder

Orson Scott Card

Pathfinder is a science fiction novel by American author Orson Scott Card, known for his novel, Ender's Game. This novel tells the story of Rigg, and his unusual ability to perceive the "paths" of living things throughout time. It is the first book in the ongoing Pathfinder …

12759. Stormrider

David Gemmell

Stormrider is a fantasy novel by the author David Gemmell published in 2002. It is the fourth and last novel in the Rigante series.

12760. Dark River

Erin Hunter

Warriors: Power of Three #2: Dark River is a book written by Erin Hunter.

12763. Glas

Jacques Derrida

Glas is a 1974 book by Jacques Derrida. It combines a reading of Hegel's philosophical works and of Jean Genet's autobiographical writing. "One of Derrida's more inscrutable books," its form and content invite a reflection on the nature of literary genre and of writing.

12764. My Name Is Legion

Roger Zelazny

My Name Is Legion is an anthology of three stories by American writer Roger Zelazny, compiled in 1976. The stories feature a common protagonist who is never named.

12766. Actual air

David Berman

Actual Air is a book of poetry written by David Berman and published by Open City in 1999. A limited hardcover version was published by Drag City in 2003.

12767. Love & Sleep (Aegypt Cycle 2)

John Crowley

Love & Sleep is a 1994 Modern Fantasy novel by John Crowley. It is the second novel in Crowley's Ægypt Sequence and a sequel to Crowley's 1987 novel The Solitudes. In it, the protagonist Pierce Moffett continues his book project begun in The Solitudes, exploring especially …

12768. Squids Will Be Squids

Jon Scieszka

Squids Will Be Squids is a children's picture book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. It was published in 1998 by Viking Press.

12770. Yellow Wallpaper" and Other Writings

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The Yellow Wallpaper" is a 6,000-word short story by the American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century …

12771. Tales of Nevèrÿon

Samuel R. Delany

Tales of Nevèrÿon collects a preface and five sword and sorcery stories by Samuel R. Delany; and finally an appendix. The stories are "The Tale of Gorgik," "The Tale of Old Venn," "The Tale of Small Sarg," "The Tale of Potters and Dragons," and "The Tale of Dragons and …

12772. Clandestine (1982)

James Ellroy

Clandestine is an 1982 crime novel by American author James Ellroy. Set in the 1950s, the protagonist is an ambitious LA Cop, Fred Underhill. Ellroy dedicated Clandestine, "to Penny Nagler". Officer Freddy Underhill is a young cop on the rise working out of the LAPD's Wilshire …

12774. Anne Frank: The Biography

Melissa Muller

Anne Frank: The Biography is the first full biography of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank. Written by Melissa Müller it was initially published in 1998 in Germany. The book was the basis for the mini-series Anne Frank: The Whole Story.

12781. Stages on Life's Way

Søren Kierkegaard

Stages on Life's Way is a philosophical work by Søren Kierkegaard written in 1845. The book was written as a continuation of Kierkegaard's masterpiece Either/Or. While Either/Or is about the aesthetic and ethical realms, Stages continues onward to the consideration of the …

12784. Koko kosmokomiikka

Italo Calvino

“We were peering into this darkness, criss-crossed with voices, when the change took place: the only real, great change I’ve ever happened to witness, and compared to it the rest is nothing.” — from The Complete Cosmicomics Italo Calvino’s beloved cosmicomics cross planets and …

12785. The New Science of Giambattista Vico

Giambattista Vico

The New Science is the major work of Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico, published in 1725. It has been highly influential in the philosophy of history, and for historicists like Isaiah Berlin and Hayden White. The original full title is Principi di Scienza Nuova d'intorno …

12786. The Insufferable Gaucho

Roberto Bolaño

The Insufferable Gaucho is a collection of five short stories and two essays by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. It was published in English in 2010, translated by Chris Andrews. During his lifetime, Bolaño made his name as a writer of short stories, and The Insufferable …

12788. Prisoners of Power [Translator: Obitaemyi Ostrov]

Аркадий Стругацкий

The novel is set in the 22nd century of the Noon Universe. Mankind is capable of near-instanteneous interstellar travel. Earth social organization is presumably Communist, and can be described as a highly technologically advanced anarchistic meritocracy. The story describes the …

12790. The death ship : the story of an American sailor

B. Traven

The Death Ship is a novel by the pseudonymous author known as B. Traven. Originally published in German in 1926, and in English in 1934, it was Traven's first major success and is still the author's second best known work after The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Owing to its …

12791. Night's lies

Gesualdo Bufalino

Winner of the Strega Prize-a stylish and intriguing novel from Sicily's finest writer since Lampedusa. In an island fortress-prison four political prisoners, sentenced to death for plotting against the Bourbon monarchy, spend their last night before they go under the guillotine. …

12793. Me and Kaminski

Daniel Kehlmann

From the internationally best-selling author Daniel Kehlmann, a provocative and wickedly funny novel about two unpredictable men–one an artist and the other a journalist, who together embark on an unexpected adventure with uproarious results. Sebastian Zollner’s failure as a …

12794. The rat

Günter Grass

The Rat is a 1986 novel by the West German writer Günter Grass.

12800. The New Sufferings of Young W.

Ulrich Plenzdorf

One of the most talked-about works ever published in the German Democratic Republic! This innovative novel by an East German writer is a worthy companion to the classic it parodies and parallels: Goethe's The Sufferings of Young Werther. Goethe and J. D. Salinger were the two …



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