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.

13001. The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman

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

13002. Pericles: Prince of Tyre

William Shakespeare

Pericles tells of a prince who risks his life to win a princess, but discovers that she is in an incestuous relationship with her father and flees to safety. He marries another princess, but she dies giving birth to their daughter. The adventures continue from one disaster to …

13003. What Men Live By

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

A shoemaker named Simon, who had neither house nor land of his own, lived with his wife and children in a peasant's hut, and earned his living by his work. Work was cheap, but bread was dear, and what he earned he spent for food. The man and his wife had but one sheepskin coat …

13004. An Imaginary Lif

David Malouf

An Imaginary Life is a 1978 novella written by David Malouf. It tells the story of the Roman poet Ovid, during his exile in Tomis. Whilst there, Ovid lives with the natives, although he doesn't understand their language, and forms a bond with a wild boy who is found living wild …

13005. Three Lives

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein’s first published work Three Lives is divided into three different stories, each one a psychological portrait of a different women. The Good Anna describes an exacting German house servant; Melanctha explores the love affair of an African-American woman; and The …

13006. De nakomer

Maarten 't Hart

De nakomer is a novel by Dutch author Maarten 't Hart. It was first published in 1996.

13008. Zoeken naar Eileen W

Leon de Winter

Zoeken naar Eileen W. is a novel written by Leon de Winter.

13009. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (Nancy Drew …

Carolyn Keene

Nancy Drew and her friend Bess discover that a rare and valuable Chinese vase has been stolen from the pottery shop of Dick Milton, a cousin of Bess. Dick had borrowed the vase from his Chinese friend, elderly Mr. Soong, and he is determined to repay Mr. Soong for the loss. He …

13010. The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

Annette Gordon-Reed

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family is a 2008 book by American historian Annette Gordon-Reed. It recounts the history of four generations of the African-American Hemings family, from their African and Virginia origins until the 1826 death of Thomas Jefferson, their …

13011. Jessica

Bryce Courtenay

Jessica is a historical novel based in real facts by Bryce Courtenay. It was published in 1998 and like other works from Courtenay covers several years in the life of the main character: Jessica Bergman. It was adapted into a mini-series starring Leeanna Walsman and Sam Neill …

13013. Berlin Noir 2 - Criminalul din umbră

Philip Kerr

The Pale Criminal is a historical detective novel and the second in the Berlin Noir trilogy of Bernhard Gunther novels written by Philip Kerr.

13014. 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Robert Dimery

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is a musical reference book edited by Robert Dimery, first published in 2005. The most recent edition consists of a list of albums released between 1955 and 2013, part of a series from Quintessence Editions Ltd. The book is arranged …

13017. Everything Is Under Control: Conspiracies, Cults and …

Robert Anton Wilson

Everything is Under Control: Conspiracies, Cults and Cover-ups is a reference book by Robert Anton Wilson with Miriam Joan Hill published in 1998. Arranged alphabetically, it details various conspiracy theories and the persons and events connected to them.

13018. Reef

Edith Wharton

The Reef is a 1912 novel by American writer Edith Wharton. It was published by D. Appleton & Company. It concerns a romance between a widow and her former lover. The novel takes place in Paris and rural France, but primarily features American characters. While writing the …

13021. Sleepless

Charlie Huston

Sleepless is a science fiction and noir detective novel by Charlie Huston, published in 2010. Set in California in a dystopic alternate present, the novels portrays a world wracked by a sleeplessness pandemic caused by a prion. About ten percent of the population are infected, …

13022. The Tale of Tom Kitten (The Original Peter Rabbit …

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Tom Kitten is a children's book, written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. It was released by Frederick Warne & Co. in September 1907. The tale is about manners and how children react to them. Tabitha Twitchit, a cat, invites friends for tea. She washes and …

13023. The end of oil : On the edge of a perilous new world

Paul Roberts

The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World is a non-fiction book by American journalist and author Paul Roberts. Published in 2004, it is Roberts' book-length debut. It provides an analysis of the various problems associated with humanity's reliance on oil and other …

13026. The Long Fall

Walter Mosely

The Long Fall is a book.

13028. Queen's Gambit,the

Walter Tevis

From the author of THE HUSTLER, THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT is a modern classic about a troubled chess prodigy and her battle to survive 'Superb' Time Out 'The Queen's Gambit is sheer entertainment. It is a book I reread every few years - for the pure pleasure and skill of it' Michael …

13029. Crime

Irvine Welsh

Crime is a 2008 novel by Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. It is the sequel to his earlier novel, Filth.

13031. GraceLand

Chris Abani

GraceLand is a 2004 novel by Chris Abani, which tells the story of a teenager named Elvis, who is trying to get out of the ghettos of Lagos, Nigeria. Chris Abani depicts the poverty and violence in Lagos and how it affects the everyday lives of Elvis and his family. Having …

13032. In a Free State

V.S. Naipaul

In a Free State is a novel by V.S. Naipaul published in 1971. It won that year's Booker Prize. The plot consists of a framing narrative and three short stories, the last one also titled In a Free State. The work is symphonic, with different movements working towards an …

13033. Engine Summer

John Crowley

Engine Summer is a novel by John Crowley, published in 1979 by Doubleday. It was nominated for the 1980 National Book Award for hardcover science fiction, as well as both the British Fantasy and John W. Campbell Awards the same year. It was rewritten from Crowley's unpublished …

13034. Ratner's Star

Don DeLillo

Ratner's Star is a 1976 comic novel by Don DeLillo. It relates the story of a child prodigy mathematician who arrives at a secret installation to work on the problem of deciphering a mysterious message that appears to come from outer space. The novel is told in two parts; the …

13035. Against the Fall of Night (Ibooks Science Fiction …

Arthur C. Clarke

Against the Fall of Night is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke. Originally appearing as a novella in the November, 1948 issue of the magazine Startling Stories, it was revised and expanded in 1951 and published in book form in 1953 by Gnome Press. It was …

13037. The Tristan Betrayal (Premium Edition)

Robert Ludlum

The Tristan Betrayal is a novel by Robert Ludlum, published posthumously in 2003. Ludlum wrote an outline shortly before his death. The novel itself was written by a ghostwriter.

13038. The shame of the nation : the restoration of …

Jonathan Kozol

The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America is a book by educator and author Jonathan Kozol. It describes how, in the United States, black and Hispanic students tend to be concentrated in schools where they make up almost the entire student body. …

13039. The Evolution of God

Robert Wright

The Evolution of God is a 2009 book by Robert Wright that explores the history of the concept of God in the three Abrahamic religions through a variety of means, including archeology, history, theology, and evolutionary psychology. The patterns which link Judaism, Christianity, …

13040. Medusa And The Snail: More Notes Of A Biology Watcher

Lewis Thomas

The Medusa and the Snail is a book written by Lewis Thomas.

13041. Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A.

Luis J. Rodriguez

Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. is a 1993 autobiographical book by Mexican-American author Luis J. Rodriguez. In the story of the book, Rodriguez recounts his days as a member of a street gang in Los Angeles, has been highly acclaimed and contrasted to the works …

13043. Regina's song

David Eddings

Regina's Song, written by David and Leigh Eddings, is a murder mystery novel, with some fantasy themes present as well. The story takes place in Seattle, Washington. The story involves the murder of an identical twin. Regina and Renata are so identical that after their infant …

13045. Hellburner

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Hellburner is a book published in 1992 that was written by C. J. Cherryh.

13046. Londonstani

Gautam Malkani

Londonstani is the name of Gautam Malkani's debut novel published in the United Kingdom in 2006. The book's name is derived from the setting of the novel, London, and the story's subject matter, the lives of second and third generation South Asian immigrants. The book was highly …

13048. Dustcovers: The Collected Sandman Covers, 1989-1997

Neil Gaiman

Dustcovers: The Collected Sandman Covers 1989-1997 is a book by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean.

13049. A Glass of Blessings

Barbara Pym

Barbara Pym’s early novel takes us into 1950s England, as seen through the funny, engaging, yearning eyes of a restless housewifeWilmet Forsyth is bored. Bored with the everyday routine of her life. Bored with teatimes filled with local gossip. Bored with her husband, Rodney, a …

13053. The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and …

Ron Chernow

Published to critical acclaim twenty years ago, and now considered a classic, The House of Morgan is the most ambitious history ever written about American finance. It is a rich, panoramic story of four generations of Morgans and the powerful, secretive firms they spawned, ones …

13054. Bilbo's Last Song

J. R. R. Tolkien

"Bilbo's Last Song" is a poem by J. R. R. Tolkien. It was given by Tolkien as a gift to his secretary Joy Hill in 1966. Although it was never published in the author's lifetime, it has been published in text form and with music several times since Tolkien's death in 1973.

13055. An advancement of learning a Dalziel and Pascoe novel

Reginald Hill

A Killing Kindness is a crime novel by Reginald Hill, the sixth novel in the Dalziel and Pascoe series.

13057. The House Of Stairs

Ruth Rendell

The House of Stairs is a 1988 novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, published under the name Barbara Vine.

13059. Smiles to Go

Jerry Spinelli

Smiles to Go is a 2008 young adult novel by Jerry Spinelli.

13062. The Master Mind of Mars

Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Master Mind of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fantasy novel, the sixth of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs' working titles for the novel were A Weird Adventure on Mars and Vad Varo of Barsoom. It was first published in the magazine Amazing Stories Annual vol. 1, …

13063. Orbiter

Warren Ellis

Orbiter is a graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Colleen Doran, published in 2003 by DC Comics under their Vertigo imprint. It is a hard science fiction story set in the early 21st Century about a team of specialists employed to understand the mysterious reappearance of the space …

13064. Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our …

Robert Baer

Sleeping With the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude is a critique written by former Central Intelligence Agency officer Robert Baer of the relationship that exists between the United States and Saudi Arabia. Baer asserts that the U.S.'s political relationship …

13067. Anthony: X21 - Faun & Games (Xanth Novels)

Piers Anthony

Faun & Games is the twenty-first book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

13068. A Deadly Shade of Gold

John D. MacDonald

A Deadly Shade of Gold is the fifth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot revolves around a solid gold Aztec statute, and takes McGee from his home of Florida to Mexico and Los Angeles.

13069. Women of Genesis #3: Rachel and Leah

Orson Scott Card

Rachel and Leah is the third novel in the Women of Genesis series by Orson Scott Card.

13070. Heirs of Empire (Dahak Series, Book3)

David Weber

Heirs of Empire is a 1996 military science fiction novel by David Weber. It is the third novel in the Dahak trilogy, after the de facto duology of Mutineers' Moon and The Armageddon Inheritance. Heirs of Empire is a stand-alone work that focuses on the adventures and travails of …

13071. Haunted Mesa, The

Louis L'Amour

The Haunted Mesa is a science fiction novel by Louis L'Amour, set in the American Southwest amidst the ruins of the Anasazi. L'Amour attempts, as in others of his works, to suggest a reasonable explanation for the phenomena attributed to The Bermuda Triangle, i.e., portals …

13073. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Complete Text With …

Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written …

13076. Renovation of the Heart : Putting On the Character …

Dallas Willard

Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ is a 2002 Christian book written by Dallas Willard.

13077. The Art of Intrusion : The Real Stories Behind the …

Kevin Mitnick

The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers is a book by Kevin Mitnick that is a collection of stories about social engineering as performed by other hackers. Each story ends by summarizing insight into the attack as well as …

13078. Dark Watch: A Novel Of The Oregon Files

Clive Cussler

Dark Watch is a novel by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul. It was published in 2005 and is the third installment in The Oregon Files series. It takes place with the Corporation, with its leader Juan Cabrillo and his band of mercenaries aboard their high tech cargo ship the Oregon. …

13081. Bitter Gold Hearts

Glen Cook

Bitter Gold Hearts is the second novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

13083. The information: a history, a theory, a flood

James Gleick

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood is a book by science history writer James Gleick, author of Chaos: Making a New Science. It covers the genesis of our current information age. The Information has also been published in ebook formats by Fourth Estate and Random …

13084. Legend

Marie Lu

"Legend doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it."From the New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the …

13085. The Mind of God

Paul Davies

The Mind of God is a 1992 non-fiction book by Paul Davies. Subtitled The Scientific Basis for a Rational World, it is a whirlwind tour and explanation of theories, both physical and metaphysical, regarding ultimate causes. Its title comes from a quotation from Stephen Hawking: …

13086. 23 The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (Nancy Drew …

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery of the Tolling Bell is the twenty-third volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1946 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Mildred Wirt Benson.

13087. The Secret Garden (Classic Starts) (Classic Starts)

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English …

13088. Dirt (Stone Barrington Novels)

Stuart Woods

Dirt is the second novel in the Stone Barrington series by Stuart Woods. It was first published in 1996 by HarperCollins. The novel takes place in New York, a few years after the events in New York Dead. The novel continues the story of Stone Barrington, a retired detective …

13090. Hearts Aflame

Johanna Lindsey

Hearts Aflame is novel by Johanna Lindsey, originally published in June 1987 by Avon Books. It is the second book in the Haardrad Family Saga Series and Lindsey's fourteenth novel. The book reached number three in the New York Times Best Seller list for paperbacks. It has been …

13092. Lost City Radio: A Novel

Daniel Alarcón

Lost City Radio is a 2007 novel written by Daniel Alarcón.

13093. Bright orange for the shroud

John D. MacDonald

Bright Orange for the Shroud is a sixth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot follows McGee as he attempts to salvage the money of friend Arthur Wilkinson after the man is defrauded in a semi-legal confidence scheme involving a land deal.

13094. The Casual Vacancy

J. K. Rowling

The Casual Vacancy is a 2012 novel written by J. K. Rowling. The book was published worldwide by the Little, Brown Book Group on 27 September 2012. A paperback edition was released on 23 July 2013. It was Rowling's first publication since the Harry Potter series, her first apart …

13095. Ark

Stephen Baxter

Ark is a 2009 hard science fiction novel by English author Stephen Baxter. It is a sequel to his 2008 novel Flood. Ark deals with the journey of Ark One, which Baxter has revealed to be a starship, and the continuing human struggle for survival on Earth after the catastrophic …

13097. Childhood

Nathalie Sarraute

As one of the leading proponents of the nouveau roman, Nathalie Sarraute is often remembered for her novels, includingThe Golden Fruits, which earned her the Prix international de litterature in 1964. But her carefully crafted and evocative memoirChildhood may in fact be …

13098. The Call of the Wild

Jack London

The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character is a domesticated dog named Buck. The story starts with him …

13100. 99 Coffins : A Historical Vampire Tale (Book 2)

David Wellington

99 Coffins is a 2007 vampire novel written by David Wellington. It is a sequel to 2006's Thirteen Bullets.

13102. Against the Tide (Council of War) (Council of War)

John Ringo

Against the tide is a book published in 2005 that was written by John Ringo.

13103. Quest for the Well of Souls (Well World book 3)

Jack L. Chalker

Quest for the Well of Souls is the third book in the Well of Souls series by the American author Jack L. Chalker, and completes the Wars of the Well World duology begun with Exiles at the Well of Souls. A foreword by Chalker indicates that Quest and Exiles were originally …

13104. A Hole in Space

Larry Niven

A Hole in Space is a collection of 9 science fiction short stories and one essay, all by Larry Niven, published in 1974. This 1975 winner of the Locus Poll Award, Best Single Author Collection includes: "Rammer" "The Alibi Machine" "The Last Days of the Permanent Floating Riot …

13105. Protagoras

Plato

Protagoras is a dialogue by Plato. The traditional subtitle is "or the Sophists". The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated Sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and …

13106. The Road to Omaha

Robert Ludlum

The Road to Omaha is a novel by Robert Ludlum published in 1992. It is a sequel to his earlier book The Road to Gandolfo. Both are comedic thrillers concerning Army lawyer Sam Devereaux, who gets caught up in the schemes of General MacKenzie "The Hawk" Hawkins. The Hawk is …

13109. Iorich

Steven Brust

House Jhereg, Dragaera's organized crime syndicate, is still hunting Vlad Taltos. There's a big price on his head on Draegara City. Then he hears disturbing news. Aliera--longtime friend, sometime ally--has been arrested by the Empire on a charge of practicing elder sorcery, a …

13111. The beautiful cigar girl : Edgar Allan Poe, Mary …

Daniel Stashower

The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe and the Invention of Murder is a book by Daniel Stashower.

13113. Godplayer (1983)

Robin Cook

Godplayer is a novel by Robin Cook. It was first released in 1983 in the UK and USA. It has 285 pages. Like most of Cook's other work, it is a medical thriller. Working with her husband, a respected cardiac surgeon, at Boston Memorial is a dream come true for Dr. Cassandra …

13118. The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and other …

Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply …

13119. Mantissa

John Fowles

Mantissa is a novel by British author John Fowles published in 1982. It consists entirely of a presumably imaginary dialogue in a writer's head, between himself and an embodiment of the Muse Erato, after he wakes amnesiac in a hospital bed.

13120. To Die In Italbar & A Dark Travelling

Roger Zelazny

To Die in Italbar is a science fiction novel by Roger Zelazny. To Die in Italbar follows Mr. H, a man who needs only to touch someone to heal or hurt them, during a deadly galactic pandemic. The novel contains a cameo by Francis Sandow, the protagonist of Isle of the Dead, but …

13123. A golden age

Tahmima Anam

In the spring of 1971, Rehana Haque is throwing a party for her two children. What she does not know is that, after today, their lives will change forever. For this is East Pakistan, a country erupting into war. As she struggles to keep her children safe, Rehana will find …

13124. (mau) The M

W. Somerset Maugham

The Magician is a novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham, originally published in 1908. In this tale, the magician Oliver Haddo, a caricature of Aleister Crowley, attempts to create life. Crowley wrote a critique of this book under the pen name Oliver Haddo, in which he …

13125. Insurrection

Thomas M. Reid

Insurrection is a fantasy novel by Thomas M. Reid. It is the second book of the War of the Spider Queen hexad, a series set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

13126. The It Girl

Cecily von Ziegesar

The It Girl is the first book in The It Girl series. It was written in 2005 by a ghostwriter with suggestions from Cecily von Ziegesar. Aimed toward young adults, it is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series. Jenny Humphrey has been kicked out from Constance Billard …

13127. The Trip to Panama

Janosch

Little Bear and Little Tiger leave their comfortable home behind to go in search of Panama, the land of their dreams, and end up in the most beautiful place in the world.

13128. 14,000 Things to be Happy About : The Happy Book

Barbara Ann Kipfer

14,000 things to be happy about is a book by Barbara Ann Kipfer. Illustrated by Pierre Le-Tan. It was published in 1990 by Workman Publishing. The book consists simply of a list containing approximately 14,000 random and sometimes abstract items, apparently compiled by the …

13129. The Seventh Tower Vol. 4: Above the Veil

Garth Nix

Above the Veil is the fourth children's book in Garth Nix's The Seventh Tower series, published in 2001 by Scholastic.

13130. Hop on Pop (Bright & Early Board Books)

Dr. Seuss

First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body of work, Dr. Seuss creates uncomplicated, monosyllabic rhymes to foster learning and inspire children to read. But what was radical …

13131. Nancy Drew # 16 The Clue of the Tapping Heels

Carolyn Keene

Challenging questions confront Nancy Drew when she attempts to solve the mystery of the strange tapping sounds in the house of a retired actress. Who is the tapper? How does he gain access to Miss Carter’s house, despite securely locked doors and windows? Why do the tapping …

13132. Baltimore: Or, the Steadfast Tin Soldier and the …

Mike Mignola

Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire is a 2007 illustrated novel created by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.

13133. Fear is the Key

Alistair MacLean

A classic novel of ruthless revenge set in the steel jungle of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico – and on the sea bed below it. Now reissued in a new cover style.A sunken DC-3 lying on the Caribbean floor. Its cargo: ten million, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in gold …

13135. Alien Heat (Dancers at the End of Time: Book I)

Michael Moorcock

An Alien Heat is a book published in 1972 and written by Michael Moorcock.

13136. Sailor Song

Ken Kesey

Sailor Song is a 1992 novel written by Ken Kesey. This his 3rd novel after 28 years since he wrote Sometimes a Great Notion. Sailor Song takes place sometime in the 2020s and details the lives of the residents of Kuinak, a small town in Alaska. It is a quiet, small fishing town, …

13139. The Spirit of the Laws

Charles Louis de Secondat Montesquieu

The Spirit of the Laws is a treatise on political theory first published anonymously by Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu in 1748 with the help of Claudine Guérin de Tencin. Originally published anonymously partly because Montesquieu's works were subject to censorship, …

13141. Mario and the Magician

Thomas Mann

Mario and the Magician is one of Mann's most political stories. Mann openly criticizes fascism, a choice which later became one of the grounds for his exile to Switzerland following Hitler's rise to power. The sorcerer, Cipolla, is analogous to the fascist dictators of the era …

13143. The Hollow Needle

Maurice Leblanc

The Hollow Needle is a novel by Maurice Leblanc featuring the adventures of the gentleman thief, Arsène Lupin. As with the preceding two volumes of the Arsène Lupin stories, this was first serialized in the French magazine Je sais tout from November 1908 to May 1909. The novel …

13149. Michel Kohlhaas

Heinrich von Kleist

Michael Kohlhaas is a novella by the German author Heinrich von Kleist, based on a 16th-century story of Hans Kohlhase. Kleist published fragments of the work in volume 6 of his literary journal Phöbus in June 1808. The complete work was published in the first volume of Kleist's …

13151. Bloodlines

Richelle Mead

The first book in Richelle Mead's New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California.Populated …

13152. A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Lawrence Block

A Dance at the Slaughterhouse is a book by Lawrence Block.

13153. Dermaphoria

Craig Clevenger

Bailed out of jail and holed up in a low-rent motel, amnesiac Eric Ashworth’s only memory is a woman’s name: Desiree. With steadily increasing doses of a strange new hallucinogen, Eric finds that the drug allows him to reassemble his past in broken fragments. But as he begins to …

13155. Ragamuffin (Xenowealth #2)

Tobias S. Buckell

Ragamuffin is the second novel by Caribbean science fiction writer Tobias S. Buckell. It is the sequel to his first novel, Crystal Rain. Buckell labeled Ragamuffin a "Caribbean space opera", with his previous novel being called "Caribbean steampunk". It is followed by his third …

13156. The Sword of Conan

Robert E. Howard

The Sword of Conan is a collection of four fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, first published in hardcover by Gnome Press in 1952. The stories originally appeared in the 1930s in the fantasy …

13157. My secret garden; women's sexual fantasies

Nancy Friday

My Secret Garden: Women’s Sexual Fantasies is a 1973 book compiled by Nancy Friday, who collected women's fantasies through letters and taped and personal interviews. After including a female sexual fantasy in a novel she submitted for publishing, her editor objected, and Friday …

13158. Read Eighth - Rides a Dread Legion (Demonwar Saga) …

Raymond E. Feist

Rides a Dread Legion is a fantasy novel by Raymond E. Feist. It is the first book in the The Demonwar Saga and was published in 2009. It is followed by At the Gates of Darkness.

13161. My Traitor's Heart

Rian Malan

My Traitor's Heart is an autobiographical book by Rian Malan first published in 1990 on his return from exile. It is subtitled "South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe and His Conscience" or "Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Exile Explores the Madness in …

13162. Galore

Michael Crummey

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, Caribbean & Canada and the Canadian Authors Association Literary Award; Finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Book Award, and the Winterset Award When a whale …

13164. Special Assignments: The Further Adventures of Erast …

Boris Akounine

Special Assignments: The Further Adventures of Erast Fandorin is a book by Russian author Boris Akunin, published in 2007. The book contains two historical detective novellas featuring his character Erast Fandorin: The Jack of Spades and The Decorator. Special Assignments was …

13165. The King in Yellow

Robert W. Chambers

The King in Yellow is a book of short stories by American writer Robert W. Chambers, first published by F. Tennyson Neely in 1895. The book is named after a fictional play with the same title which recurs as a motif through some of the stories. The first half of the book …

13166. Castle Rackrent

Maria Edgeworth

Castle Rackrent, a short novel by Maria Edgeworth published in 1800, is often regarded as the first historical novel, the first regional novel in English, the first Anglo-Irish novel, the first Big House novel and the first saga novel. It is also widely regarded as the first …

13171. Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Richard Hofstadter

Anti-intellectualism in American Life is a book by Richard Hofstadter published in 1963 that won the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. In this book, Hofstadter set out to trace the social movements that altered the role of intellect in American society. In so doing, …

13173. Stig of the Dump

Clive King

Stig of the Dump is a children's novel by Clive King published in 1963. It is regarded as a modern children's classic and is often read in schools. It was illustrated by Edward Ardizzone and has been twice adapted for television, in 1981 and in 2002.

13175. Critique Of Criminal Reason

Michael Gregorio

Critique of Criminal Reason is an English language crime novel written by Michael Gregorio, the pseudonym of Michael G. Jacob and Daniela De Gregorio, two scholars teaching in Spoleto, central Italy. It is set in Königsberg, during the height of Napoleonic wars, in 1804. It …

13176. Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou

Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas is the third book of Maya Angelou's seven-volume autobiography series. Set between 1949 and 1955, the book spans Angelou's early twenties. In this volume, Angelou describes her struggles to support her young son, form …

13179. The face in the frost

John Bellairs

The Face in the Frost is a short 1969 fantasy novel by author John Bellairs. Unlike most of his later works, this book is meant for adult readers. It centers on two accomplished wizards, Prospero and Roger Bacon, tracking down the source of a great magical evil. The subject …

13180. By Sorrow's River (Berrybender Narratives)

Larry McMurtry

By Sorrow's River is a 2003 novel by Larry McMurtry. It is the third, both in chronological and publishing order, of The Berrybender Narratives. Set in the year 1833, it recounts the Berrybenders' journey south through the Great Plains to Bent's Fort on the Arkansas River. The …

13181. (ST:TOS #23) Ishmael

Barbara Hambly

Ishmael is a novel by Barbara Hambly, set in the Star Trek fictional universe.

13182. Red Shift (Collins Voyager)

Alan Garner

Red Shift is a 1973 fantasy novel by Alan Garner. It spans over a thousand years but one geographical area: Southern Cheshire, England. Garner evokes the essence of place, allowing his characters to echo each other through time, as if their destinies may be predefined by the …

13183. The Puzzle Palace : A Report on America's Most …

James Bamford

The Puzzle Palace is a book written by James Bamford and published in 1982. It is the first major, popular work devoted entirely to the history and workings of the National Security Agency, a United States intelligence organization. The title refers to a nickname for the NSA, …

13184. Blood Lines (World of the Lupi, 3)

Eileen Wilks

Blood Lines by Eileen Wilks is the 5th novel in the World of the Lupi series. It was released on January 2, 2007. It hit the #8 place on Barnes & Noble's Bestselling Books in Contemporary Romance on 01/05/07.

13185. Mortal Danger (World of the Lupi, Book 2)

Eileen Wilks

Mortal Danger by Eileen Wilks is the 4th novel in the World of the Lupi series. It was released on November 1, 2005. It was nominated for the 2005 Romantic Times Best Werewolf Romance Novel.

13186. The Library Card

Jerry Spinelli

The Library Card is a 1997 young adult novel by Jerry Spinelli. The book is broken into four short stories each following a different main character, but all connected to a library card.

13190. Ghost from the Grand Banks, The

Arthur C. Clarke

The Ghost from the Grand Banks is a 1990 science fiction novel written by Arthur C. Clarke. The story deals with two groups, both of whom are attempting to raise one of the halves of the wreck of Titanic from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean in time for the sinking's centennial …

13191. Divided Kingdom

Rupert Thomson

Divided Kingdom is a novel by British author Rupert Thomson. It was first published in Britain by Bloomsbury in April 2005 and then in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in June 2005.

13194. The laws

Plato

13196. Coming of Age in Samoa; a Psychological Study of …

Margaret Mead

Coming of Age in Samoa is a book by American anthropologist Margaret Mead based upon her research and study of youth – primarily adolescent girls – on the island of Ta'u in the Samoan Islands. First published in 1928, the book launched Mead as a pioneering researcher and as the …

13197. The Toyminator

Robert Rankin

The Toyminator is a novel by the British author Robert Rankin. It is the sequel to The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse, winner of the 2003 SFX Magazine Best Novel Award. It follows the adventures of Eddie Bear and his sidekick Jack.

13198. Genius Squad (2)

Catherine Jinks

Genius Squad is a novel written by Catherine Jinks published in 2008 by Allen & Unwin, Australia. It is the second book in a series that follows the main character Cadel Piggot, a young genius living in Australia.

13199. Écrits

Jacques Lacan

The Écrits of Jacques Lacan. The selection translated by Alan Sheridan.



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