The most popular books in English
from 13201 to 13400

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.

13204. White Spider: The Classic Account of the Ascent of …

Heinrich Harrer

The White Spider is a book written by Heinrich Harrer that describes the first successful ascent of the Eiger Nordwand, a mountain in the Berner Oberland of the Swiss Alps with sections devoted to the history of mountaineering in the area. The White Spider tells the story of the …

13205. Ayako

Osamu Tezuka

Long considered as one of Osamu Tezuka’s most political narratives, Ayako is also considered to be one of his most challenging as it defies the conventions of his manga by utilizing a completely original cast and relying solely on historical drama to drive the plot. Ayako, pulls …

13216. Caravan to Vaccarès

Alistair MacLean

From all over Europe, even from behind the Iron Curtain, gypsies make an annual pilgrimage to the shrine of their patron saint in Provence. But at this year’s gathering, people are mysteriously dying. Intrepid sleuths Cecile Dubois and Neil Bowman join the caravan in order to …

13217. The Diagnosis

Alan Lightman

In the bravura opening chapter of Alan Lightman's novel The Diagnosis, a nameless horror befalls Boston businessman Bill Chalmers in the hubbub of his morning commute. As he jostles his way aboard the train and makes cell-phone calls to check last-minute details on his morning …

13219. The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

Eugene Trivizas

The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig is a children's picture book written by Eugene Trivizas, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and first published by Heinemann in 1993. The story is a comically inverted version of the classic Three Little Pigs, a fable published in the 19th …

13220. 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, …

13221. The Drowning Pool

Ross Macdonald

The Drowning Pool is a 1950 mystery novel written by Ross Macdonald, his second book in the series revolving around the cases of private detective Lew Archer.

13224. 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 …

13229. Naked conversations : how blogs are changing the way …

Robert Scoble

Naked Conversations: How Blogs Are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers, is a book written by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, published in 2006 by John Wiley & Sons. The book is about how blogs, bloggers and the blogosphere is changing how businesses communicate …

13232. Ecology of fear : Los Angeles and the imagination of …

Mike Davis

Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster is a 1998 book by Mike Davis examining how contemporary Los Angeles is portrayed in the popular media.

13233. Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog

Dylan Thomas

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog is a collection of short prose stories written by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, first published by Dent on 4 April 1940. The first paperback copy appeared in 1948, published by the British Publishers Guild.

13234. The Motel Life

Willy Vlautin

The Motel Life is the debut novel by musician and writer Willy Vlautin. It tells the story of two brothers from Reno, Nevada, whose lives are thrown into turmoil following a tragic accident. It was made into a movie starring Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, and Dakota Fanning, and …

13235. Omeros

Derek Walcott

Omeros is an epic poem by Caribbean writer Derek Walcott that was first published in 1990. Walcott divides the work into seven "books" which are divided into a total of sixty-four chapters. Many critics view Omeros "as Walcott's major achievement." Soon after its publication in …

13236. The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. It was published by Frederick Warne & Co. in October 1905. Mrs. Tiggy-winkle is a hedgehog washerwoman who lives in a tiny cottage in the fells of the Lake District. A child named …

13237. The Tailor Of Gloucester

Beatrix Potter

The Tailor of Gloucester is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition by Frederick Warne & Co. in October 1903. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by …

13238. The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies (Potter 23 Tales)

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, and first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in July 1909. After two full-length tales about rabbits, Potter had grown weary of the subject and was reluctant to write another. She …

13239. Spider

Patrick McGrath

Spider is a novel by the British novelist Patrick McGrath, originally published in the United States in 1990. Its eponymous character, birth name Dennis Cleg, is a recent arrival from a lunatic asylum to a halfway house in the East End of London—just a few streets away, by …

13241. Blue Heaven

Joe Keenan

Blue Heaven is the first book by novelist Joe Keenan. It is a gay-themed comedy about four friends who get caught up in ill-fated attempt to scam a Mafia family by faking a marriage and absconding with the cash and gifts that the prospective in-laws will shower on the lucky …

13242. The Towers of Silence

Paul Scott

The Towers of Silence is the 1971 novel by Paul Scott that continues his Raj Quartet. It gets its title from the Parsi Towers of Silence where the bodies of the dead are left to be picked clean by vultures. The novel is set in the British Raj of 1940s India. It follows on from …

13244. El filibusterismo

Jose Rizal

El Filibusterismo, also known by its English alternate title The Reign of Greed, is the second novel written by Philippine national hero José Rizal. It is the sequel to Noli me tangere and, like the first book, was written in Spanish. It was first published in 1891 in Ghent, …

13246. The Machineries of Joy: Short Stories

Ray Bradbury

The Machineries of Joy is a collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury.

13248. On Gold Mountain : The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of …

Lisa See

On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family describes 100 years of author Lisa See’s family history, providing a complex portrait of her family’s hard work, suffering, failures and successes as they moved from China to the United States. Speaking …

13249. Overachievers, The: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids

Alexandra Robbins

The Overachievers or The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids is a nonfiction book written by Alexandra Robbins. Using the example of some American teenagers, it centers upon overachievement in high school, emphasizing its negative effect in modern American society. It …

13251. Full moon

P. G. Wodehouse

Full Moon is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States by Doubleday & Company on 22 May 1947, and in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins on 17 October 1947. It is the sixth full-length novel to be set at the beautiful but trouble-ridden Blandings …

13252. Bullet Park

John Cheever

Bullet Park is a 1969 novel by American Novelist John Cheever about an earnest yet pensive father Eliot Nailles and his troubled son Tony, and their predestined fate with a psychotic man Hammer, who moves to Bullet Park to sacrifice one of them. The book deals with the failure …

13258. The Jewel in the Skull

Michael Moorcock

The Jewel in the Skull is a fantasy novel by Michael Moorcock, first published in 1967. The novel is the first in the four volume The History of the Runestaff.

13260. The Matarese Countdown

Robert Ludlum

The Matarese Countdown is an espionage thriller novel by Robert Ludlum. It is the sequel to the The Matarese Circle.

13261. Art of Computer Programming, The, Volumes 1-3 Boxed …

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 …

13262. Cop Hater

Ed McBain

Cop Hater is the first 87th Precinct police procedural novel by Ed McBain. The murder of three detectives in quick succession in the 87th Precinct leads Detective Steve Carella on a search that takes him into the city's underworld and ultimately to a .45 automatic aimed straight …

13263. Death and the Dancing Footman

Ngaio Marsh

A winter weekend ends in snowbound disaster in a novel which remains a favourite among Marsh readers. It began as an entertainment: eight people, many of them enemies, gathered for a winter weekend by a host with a love for theatre. They would be the characters in a drama that …

13264. Home from the Vinyl Cafe: A year of stories

Stuart McLean

Home from the Vinyl Cafe is Stuart McLean's second volume of stories that first aired on the CBC Radio program The Vinyl Cafe. It was the winner of the 1999 Stephen Leacock Award for Humour. Stories included in Home from the Vinyl Cafe: Dave Cooks the Turkey Holland Valentine's …

13268. Written Lives

Javier Marías

Written Lives is a collection of biographical sketches of famous literary figures, written by Spanish author Javier Marías and originally published in 2000. Margaret Jull Costa's English translation was published by New Directions in 2006. Authors featured include: Djuna Barnes …

13269. Hitler's Pope: the Secret History of Pius XII: The …

John Cornwell

Hitler's Pope is a book published in 1999 by the British journalist and author John Cornwell that examines the actions of Eugenio Pacelli, who became Pope Pius XII, before and during the Nazi era, and explores the charge that he assisted in the legitimization of Adolf Hitler's …

13272. Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry

B.S. Johnson

Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry is the penultimate novel by the late British avant-garde novelist B. S. Johnson. It is the metafictional account of a disaffected young man, Christie Malry, who applies the principles of double-entry bookkeeping to his own life, "crediting" …

13273. Bailey's Cafe

Gloria Naylor

Bailey's Café is a 1992 novel by award-winning American author Gloria Naylor. The novel consists of a loosely intertwined group of stories, all told in first person, about the owners and patrons of Bailey's Cafe, an apparently supernatural establishment, set nominally in New …

13274. Neverness

David Zindell

Neverness is a science fiction novel written by David Zindell and published in 1988. The novel grew from a 1985 novelette entitled 'Shanidar'. Neverness concerns a medium far-future world where mathematicians have become a kind of caste or religious order, because of their …

13275. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: the …

James D. Hornfischer

The nonfiction book The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour is the first full narrative account of the Battle off Samar, which author James D. Hornfischer calls the greatest upset in the history of naval warfare. …

13276. Coot Club (Godine Storyteller) (Godine Storyteller)

Arthur Ransome

Coot Club is the fifth book of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books, published in 1934. The book sees Dick and Dorothea Callum visiting the Norfolk Broads during the Easter holidays, eager to learn to sail and thus impress the Swallows and Amazons …

13277. Écrits

Jacques Lacan

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

13278. The Earth Will Shake

Robert Anton Wilson

The Earth Will Shake is a book published in 1982 that was written by Robert Anton Wilson.

13279. Hunter's Prayer

Lilith Saintcrow

Hunter's Prayer is a book published in 2008 that was written by Lilith Saintcrow.

13280. Doomed Queen Anne (Young Royals Books)

Carolyn Meyer

Doomed Queen Anne is a young-adult historical novel about Anne Boleyn by Carolyn Meyer. It is the third book in the Young Royals series. Other books are Mary, Bloody Mary, Beware, Princess Elizabeth and Patience, Princess Catherine. The book was originally published in the U.S. …

13281. 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 …

13282. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

Galileo Galilei

The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was a 1632 Italian-language book by Galileo Galilei comparing the Copernican system with the traditional Ptolemaic system. It was translated into Latin as Systema cosmicum in 1635 by Matthias Bernegger. The book, which was …

13283. The Lazarus Heart

Poppy Z. Brite

"The man who wears the names of rivers knows that he is no longer like other men, that some part of his fearful work has changed him forever and he can never return to the simple, painless life he lived before.... The invaders are everywhere, and Their agents are everywhere.... …

13284. Arrow of God

Chinua Achebe

The final novel in Chinua Achebe’s masterful “African trilogy,” Arrow of God—like Things Fall Apart and No Longer at Ease—takes up the ongoing struggle between continuity and change. It is a powerful drama about the downfall of a traditional leader in a society forever altered …

13286. The Return Of Depression Economics And The Crisis Of …

Paul Krugman

In 1999, in The Return of Depression Economics, Paul Krugman surveyed the economic crises that had swept across Asia and Latin America, and pointed out that those crises were a warning for all of us: like diseases that have become resistant to antibiotics, the economic maladies …

13287. Exit the King

Eugène Ionesco

First produced in 1963 starring Alec Guinness and successfully revived to great acclaim on Broadway in 2009, this absurdist exploration of ego and mortality is set in the crumbling throne-room of the palace in an unnamed country where King Berenger the First has only the …

13288. J R

William Gaddis

ABSURDLY LOGICAL,MERCILESSLY REAL,GATHERING ITS OWN TUMULTOUS MOMENTUM FOR THE ULTIMATE BRUSH WITH COMMODITY TRADING JR CAPTURES THE READER IN THE CACOPHONY OF VOICES THAT REVOLES AROUND THIS YOUNG CAPTIVE OF HIS OWN MYTHS. THE DISTURBING CLARITY WITH WHICH THIS FINISHED WRITER …

13289. Exterminator!

William S. Burroughs

Exterminator! is a short story collection written by William S. Burroughs and first published in 1973. Early editions label the book a novel. It is not to be confused with The Exterminator, another collection of stories Burroughs published in 1960 in collaboration with Brion …

13290. De nakomer

Maarten 't Hart

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

13292. Zoeken naar Eileen W

Leon de Winter

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

13293. Dr. Seuss. Bartholomew and the Oobleck

Dr. Seuss

Bartholomew and the Oobleck easily qualifies as a Seuss classic, first told way back in 1949. And its message--the importance of owning up to your mistakes and saying that you're sorry--is as timeless now as it was then. Bartholomew Cubbins serves thanklessly as pageboy to King …

13294. River Sutra, A

Gita Mehta

A River Sutra is a collection of stories written by Gita Mehta and published in 1993. The book's stories are interconnected by both a geographical reference, and by the theme of diversity within Indian society, both present and past. Unlike some of Mehta's previous stories, the …

13295. Crime Seen

Victoria Laurie

Crime Seen is a book published in 2007 that was written by Victoria Laurie.

13296. Almanac of the dead

Leslie Marmon Silko

Almanac of the Dead is a novel by Leslie Marmon Silko, first published in 1991.

13297. Star Trek, Strangers From The Sky

Margaret Wander Bonanno

Strangers from the Sky is a novel, originally released in 1987, by Margaret Wander Bonanno.

13299. Zombie Lover (The Magic of Xanth, Volume 22)

Piers Anthony

Zombie Lover is the twenty-second book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

13300. Mr. White's Confession

Robert Clark

Edgar® Award Winner for Best Novel and Winner of the PNBA Best Fiction Book of the Year "As thrilling as it is unnerving . . . Could have been written by Dashiell Hammett or James Crumley--at their best."--Greil Marcus, Esquire St. Paul, Minnesota, 1939. A grisly discovery is …

13302. The Return of Nathan Brazil

Jack L. Chalker

The Return of Nathan Brazil is the fourth book in the Well of Souls series by American author Jack L. Chalker.

13303. In a Different Voice - Psychological Theory and …

Carol Gilligan

In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development is a book on gender studies by American professor Carol Gilligan, published in 1982, which Harvard University Press in March 2012 called "the little book that started a revolution". In the book, Gilligan …

13304. Enter a Murderer

Ngaio Marsh

Enter a Murderer is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the second novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1935. The novel is the first of the theatrical novels for which Marsh was to become famous, taking its title from a line of stage direction in …

13305. The Quiet War

Paul J. McAuley

The Quiet War is a 2008 science fiction novel written by Paul McAuley.

13308. Lincoln: A Photobiography

Russell Freedman

Lincoln: A Photobiography is an illustrated biography of Abraham Lincoln written by Russell Freedman, and published in 1987. The book won the Newbery Medal in 1988. It was the first nonfiction book to do so in 30 years. The photobiography covers Lincoln's entire life: his …

13309. Incompetence

Rob Grant

Incompetence is a dystopian comedy novel by Red Dwarf co-creator Rob Grant, first published in 2003 with the tag line "Bad is the new Good". It is a murder mystery and political thriller set in a near-future federal Europe where no-one can be "prejudiced from employment for …

13310. Eye of cat

Roger Zelazny

Eye of Cat is a 1982 science fiction novel written by Roger Zelazny. It was among his five personal favorite novels from his own oeuvre.

13312. Moses: When Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom

Carole Boston Weatherford

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom is a book written by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

13313. House of Cards

William D. Cohan

House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street is the second book written by William D. Cohan. It was released on March 10, 2009 by Doubleday.

13314. Cloak of Deception (Star Wars (Random House …

James Luceno

From New York Times bestselling author James Luceno comes an all-new Star Wars adventure that reveals the action and intrigue unfolding directly before Episode I: The Phantom Menace.Mired in greed and corruption, tangled in bureaucracy, the Galactic Republic is crumbling. In the …

13315. B070000: Time to Hunt

Stephen Hunter

Time to Hunt is a 1999 thriller novel, and the third in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. In narrative sequence it is preceded by Point of Impact and Black Light.

13317. A Town Like Alice

Nevil Shute

A Town Like Alice is an economic development and romance novel by Nevil Shute, published in 1950 when Shute had newly settled in Australia. Jean Paget, a young Englishwoman, becomes romantically interested in a fellow prisoner of World War II in Malaya, and after liberation …

13318. America

E.R. Frank

America is a young adult novel written by E.R. Frank. It tells the story of America, a fifteen-year-old biracial boy who had gotten lost in the system. The author of the book, E.R. Frank, is herself a social worker. In an author's note at the end of the book, she says she has …

13321. Saman

Ayu Utami

Saman is a controversial Indonesian novel by Ayu Utami published in 1998. It is Utami's first novel, and depicts the lives of four sexually-liberated female friends, and a former Catholic priest, Saman, for whom the book is named. Written in seven to eight months while Utami was …

13323. Hidden talents

David Lubar

American Library Association "Best Books for Young Adults"American Library Association "Quick Picks for Young Adults"Martin Anderson and his friends don't like being called losers. But they've been called that for so long even they start to believe it. Until Martin makes an …

13324. The Patron Saint of Butterflies

Cecilia Galante

The Patron Saint of Butterflies is a young-adult novel by author Cecilia Galante. It was first published in 2008.

13325. Divine Madness (Cherub, Book 5)

Robert Muchamore

Divine Madness is the fifth novel in the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. In this novel, CHERUB agents James, Lauren, and Dana go to Australia to investigate a cult called the Survivors.

13329. Fallen

Karin Slaughter

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"There's deception, sabotage, violence, family secrets . . . all the stuff you could want from a fictional page-turner."— theSkimm Recommended by Washington Post • theSkimm • GMA.com • Popsugar • Bustle • Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Augusta …

13330. Tuesdays with Morrie: For One More Day

Mitch Albom

For One More Day is a 2006 philosophical novel by Mitch Albom. Like his previous works, it features mortality as a central theme. The book tells the story of a troubled man and his mother, and explores how people might use the opportunity to spend a day with a lost relative.

13331. The Judging Eye

R. Scott Bakker

Widely praised by reviewers and a growing body of fans, Bakker has already established his reputation as one of the smartest writers in the fantasy genre--a writer in the line stretching from Peake to Tolkein. Now he returns to The Prince of Nothing universe with the …

13332. Rule by Secrecy: Hidden History That Connects the …

Jim Marrs

Rule by Secrecy: The Hidden History That Connects the Trilateral Commission, the Freemasons, and the Great Pyramids is a book by Jim Marrs.

13333. Complete Collected Poems

Maya Angelou

The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou is author and poet Maya Angelou's collection of poetry, published by Random House in 1994. It is Angelou's first collection of poetry, published after she read her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at President Bill Clinton's …

13334. The Dollmaker

Harriette Arnow

The Dollmaker is a book written by Harriette Simpson Arnow.

13335. Tenerezza (titolo originale Tenderness)

Robert Cormier

Tenderness is a 1997 novel written by Robert Cormier. It is the basis for John Polson's 2008 film of the same name.

13337. Stanley Park

Timothy Taylor

Stanley Park is a novel by Canadian writer Timothy Taylor, published in 2001.

13338. Why Darwin Matters

Michael Shermer

Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design is a 2006 book by Michael Shermer, a historian of science. It argues that intelligent design is bad science, that different fields of science converge in supporting evolution, and that religion and science are not in …

13339. '48

James Herbert

'48 is a 1996 alternate history horror novel by British horror author James Herbert. The book follows an American pilot stranded in a dystopian London after Hitler, moments before being completely defeated, uses a biological weapon in the shape of V2 missiles, that wipes out the …

13340. Kaz the Minotaur. Dragonlance Novel: Heroes Vol. 4 …

Richard A. Knaak

Kaz the Minotaur is a fantasy novel by Richard A. Knaak, set in the world of Dragonlance, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the first novel in the "Heroes II" series. It was published in paperback in July 1990. Kaz the Minotaur first appeared in …

13341. The Secret of Crickley Hall

James Herbert

The Secret of Crickley Hall is a 2006 supernatural thriller novel by the British writer James Herbert.

13342. Godrick

Frederick Buechner

Godric is a novel published in 1981, written by Frederick Buechner, that tells the semi-fictionalised life story of medieval Catholic saint Godric of Finchale. The novel was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Godric is told in Saint Godric's own voice: Buechner intentionally uses …

13344. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

Bell Hooks

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center is the second book by bell hooks, published in 1984. The book confirmed her importance as a leader in radical feminist thought.

13345. Law and the Lady, Th

Wilkie Collins

The Law and the Lady is a detective story, published in 1875 by Wilkie Collins. It is not quite as sensational in style as The Moonstone and The Woman in White.

13346. The Spanish Bride

Georgette Heyer

The Spanish Bride is a novel by Georgette Heyer. This story is based on the true story of Harry Smith and his wife Juana María de los Dolores de León Smith. He had a fairly illustrious military career and was made a baronet. The town of Ladysmith in South Africa is named after …

13347. The Kindness of Women

J. G. Ballard

The Kindness of Women is a 1991 novel by British author J.G. Ballard, a sequel to his 1984 novel Empire of the Sun, which drew on the author's boyhood in Shanghai during World War II, presenting a lightly fictionalized treatment of Ballard's life from Shanghai through to …

13348. Opening Night

Ngaio Marsh

Opening Night is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the sixteenth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1951. It was published in the United States as Night at the Vulcan. The novel is one of the theatrical ones for which Marsh was best known, and …

13349. Alice's Adventures Under Ground: Facsimile of the …

Lewis Carroll

This work is sometimes called the "Fascimile Edition" of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll wrote, in his own hand, the story whose core elements had been told to the the three Liddell sisters, Lorina, Alice and Edith, and a friend, the Reverend Duckworth, on their …

13350. Prisoner's Base

Rex Stout

Prisoner's Base is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by Viking Press in 1952.

13354. Calico Captive

Elizabeth George Speare

In the year 1754, the stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by the terrifying cries of an Indian raid. Young Miriam Willard, on a day that had promised new happiness, finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail, caught up in the ebb and flow of the French …

13357. Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?

Alan Moore

An unforgettable hardcover collection of WATCHMEN writer Alan Moore's definitive Superman tales that is sure to appeal of readers of his BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE graphic novel. Moore teams with Curt Swan, the definitive Superman artist from the 1950's through the 1970's, to tell …

13358. I, The Jury

Mickey Spillane

I, the Jury is the 1947 debut novel of American crime-fiction writer Mickey Spillane, the first work to feature private investigator Mike Hammer.

13361. How Children Learn (Classics In Child Development)

John Holt

How Children Learn is a nonfiction book by educator John Holt, first published in 1967. A revised edition was released in 1983 with new chapters and commentaries. The book focuses on Holt's interactions with young children, and his observations of children learning. From these …

13363. The One Kingdom (The Swans' War, Book 1)

Sean Russell

Sean Russell's fantasy novel, the first in his The Swans' War series.

13364. The Whalestoe Letters: from House of Leaves

Mark Z. Danielewski

The Whalestoe Letters by cult author Mark Z. Danielewski is an epistolary novella which more fully develops the literary correspondence between Pelafina H. Lièvre and her son Johnny from 1982-1989, characters first introduced in Danielewski's prior work, House of Leaves. The …

13365. Invitation To The Game

Monica Hughes

Invitation to the Game is a science-fiction book written by Monica Hughes. It has recently been published as The Game. The book is a hard science fiction dystopian novel set in 2154, a time when machines and robots perform most jobs and children go to government schools. Because …

13366. Dirty Jokes and Beer

Drew Carey

Dirty Jokes and Beer: Stories of the Unrefined is a 1997 book written by Drew Carey. In a preface to the book, Carey claims that he wrote every word of it himself—he did not recruit a ghost writer although, as he says, "It probably would have been easier." The book was mentioned …

13367. Owen

Kevin Henkes

Owen is a book by Kevin Henkes.

13368. The Sorrows of Young Werther and Selected Writings

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Sorrows of Young Werther is an epistolary and loosely autobiographical novel by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, first published in 1774; a revised edition of the novel was published in 1787. Werther was an important novel of the Sturm und Drang period in German literature, and …

13369. Fortune and Fate

Sharon Shinn

Fortune and Fate is a book published in 2008 that was written by Sharon Shinn.

13370. Night Tourist - Library Edition

Katherine Marsh

The Night Tourist is a children's fantasy novel by Katherine Marsh, first published in 2008. It is the first book in the Jack Perdu series and received the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery.

13371. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

Phillip Hoose

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice is a 2009 young adult nonfiction book by Phillip Hoose, recounting the experiences of Claudette Colvin in Montgomery, Alabama during the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

13372. The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel)

Ellen Raskin

The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel) is a children's mystery novel by Ellen Raskin, published in 1971.

13374. Birds of North America

bertel bruun robbins, and herbert s. zim chandler s.

Brief descriptions and illustrations for the identification of 650 species of birds occurring in North America. Includes information on characteristics, range maps, and song patterns.

13375. Tillerman Series 05 - Come a Stranger

Cynthia Voigt

Come a Stranger is a book published in 1986 that was written by Cynthia Voigt.

13376. Legs

William Kennedy

Legs is a 1975 novel by William Kennedy. It is the first book in Kennedy's Albany Cycle.

13377. King Javan's Year

Katherine Kurtz

King Javan's Year is a historical fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Del Rey Books in 1992. It was the eleventh of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, and the second book in her fourth Deryni trilogy, The Heirs of Saint Camber. …

13378. A Book of Common Prayer

Joan Didion

A Book of Common Prayer is a 1977 novel by Joan Didion.

13379. The Tale of Two Bad Mice (The World of Beatrix …

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Two Bad Mice is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, and published by Frederick Warne & Co. in September 1904. Potter took inspiration for the tale from two mice caught in a cage-trap in her cousin's home and a dollhouse being constructed …

13380. One Fearful Yellow Eye

John D. MacDonald

One Fearful Yellow Eye is the eighth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot revolves around McGee's attempts to aid his longtime friend Glory Doyle in her quest to uncover the truth about her late husband and the blackmail which made over half a million …

13381. The Dead (The Art of the Novella Series)

James Joyce

"The Dead" is the final short story in the 1914 collection Dubliners by James Joyce. It is the longest story in the collection at 15,672 words.

13382. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Tales (The …

Washington Irving

The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., commonly referred to as The Sketch Book, is a collection of 34 essays and short stories written by American author Washington Irving. It was published serially throughout 1819 and 1820. The collection includes two of Irving's best-known …

13383. Babylon 5, Legions of Fire, Book 2, Armies of Light …

Peter David

The Drakh have assaulted Earth with deadly Shadow technology--but the worst is yet to come in this stunning continuation of the Babylon 5 epic adventure . . .Centauri Prime has been infiltrated by malevolent allies of the Shadows, creatures known as the Drakh. While Centauri …

13384. Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain

Isaac Asimov

Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain is a 1987 science fiction novel by Isaac Asimov about a group of scientists that shrink to microscopic size in order to enter a human brain so that they can retrieve memories from a comatose colleague.

13386. Millstone, The

Margaret Drabble

The Millstone is a novel by Margaret Drabble, first published in 1965. It is about an unmarried, young academic who becomes pregnant after a one-night stand and, against all odds, decides to give birth to her child and raise it herself.

13387. (Humanx Commonwealth #01) Midworld

Alan Dean Foster

Midworld is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. It is set in his primary science-fiction universe, the Humanx Commonwealth.

13389. Illegal alien

Robert J. Sawyer

Illegal Alien is a science fiction and mystery novel by Canadian novelist Robert J. Sawyer. The book won the 2002 Seiun Award, in Japan, for Best Foreign Novel. The story was published in hardback in December 1997, and appeared in paperback in England in January 1998 and in the …

13390. When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

Jay Wurts

When Heaven and Earth Changed Places is a 1989 memoir by Le Ly Hayslip about her childhood during the Vietnam War, her escape to the United States, and her return to visit Vietnam 16 years later. The Oliver Stone film Heaven & Earth was based on the memoir. The book was …

13391. The Luck of the Bodkins

P. G. Wodehouse

The Luck of the Bodkins is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on October 11, 1935 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on January 3, 1936 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston. The two editions are significantly different, though the …

13394. Blood Red Road

Moira Young

Blood Red Road is a dystopian novel by Moira Young, published in June 2011 by Marion Lloyd Books in the UK and Margaret K. McElderry Books in the US. It was Young's first book and it inaugurated a planned trilogy under the series title Dust Lands. The first sequel Rebel Heart …

13395. Antic Hay (Coleman Dowell British Literature Series)

Aldous Huxley

Antic Hay is a comic novel by Aldous Huxley, published in 1923. The story takes place in London, and depicts the aimless or self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of World War I. The book follows the lives of a diverse cast of characters in …

13396. More Die of Heartbreak

Saul Bellow

Kenneth Trachtenberg, the witty and eccentric narrator of More Die of Heartbreak, has left his native Paris for the Midwest. He has come to be near his beloved uncle, the world-renowned botanist Benn Crader, self-described "plant visionary." While his studies take him around …

13398. Washington, D.C: A Novel (Narratives of Empire)

Gore Vidal

Washington, D. C. by Gore Vidal is the sixth in his Narratives of Empire series of historical novels. It begins in 1937 and continues into the Cold War, tracing the families of Senator James Burden Day and influential newspaper publisher Blaise Sanford. This book is the least …

13399. City of God

Paulo Lins

City of God is a 1997 semi-autobiographical novel by Paulo Lins, about three young men and their lives in Cidade de Deus, a favela in Western Rio de Janeiro where Lins grew up. It is the only novel by Lins that has been published. It took Lins 10 years to complete the book. The …

13400. Maggie Cassidy

Jack Kerouac

Maggie Cassidy is a novel by the American writer Jack Kerouac, first published in 1959. It is a largely autobiographical work about Kerouac's early life in Lowell, Massachusetts, from 1938 to 1939, and chronicles his real-life relationship with his teenage sweetheart Mary …



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