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.

13201. 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 …

13202. Crossing the Line

Karen Traviss

Crossing the Line is a novel written by Karen Traviss in November 2004. It is the second book of the Wess'Har Series. Its prequel was called City of Pearl, published in February of the same year. Some of the main characters include Shan Frankland, hardened copper now infected …

13203. 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 …

13204. Lisa and Lottie

Kastner

Lottie and Lisa is a 1949 novel by Erich Kästner, about twin girls separated at birth who meet at summer camp. The book originally started out during World War II as an aborted movie scenario. In 1942, when for a brief time Kästner was allowed by the Nazi authorities to work as …

13205. 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.... …

13206. 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 …

13207. 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, …

13208. 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 …

13209. 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, …

13210. 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 …

13211. 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 …

13212. 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.

13214. 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 …

13215. 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 …

13216. '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 …

13217. 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 …

13218. The Secret of Crickley Hall

James Herbert

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

13219. 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 …

13221. 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.

13222. 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.

13223. 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 …

13224. 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 …

13225. 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 …

13226. 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 …

13227. Prisoner's Base

Rex Stout

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

13228. 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 …

13229. 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 …

13230. 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 …

13232. 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. …

13233. 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 …

13234. 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.

13236. 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 …

13237. 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.

13238. The One Kingdom (The Swans' War, Book 1)

Sean Russell

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

13239. 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 …

13240. Crime Seen

Victoria Laurie

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

13241. Almanac of the dead

Leslie Marmon Silko

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

13242. Star Trek, Strangers From The Sky

Margaret Wander Bonanno

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

13244. Zombie Lover (The Magic of Xanth, Volume 22)

Piers Anthony

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

13245. 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 …

13246. 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 …

13248. 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.

13249. 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 …

13250. 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 …

13251. 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 …

13252. The Quiet War

Sara Riffel

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

13255. 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 …

13256. 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 …

13257. 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.

13258. 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.

13259. 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.

13260. 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 …

13261. 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.

13263. 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 …

13264. 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 …

13266. 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 …

13267. 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 …

13268. 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.

13272. 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 …

13273. 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.

13274. 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 …

13275. 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.

13276. 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 …

13277. The Double Bass

Patrick Süskind

From the author of Perfume and The Pigeon, this story revolves around the narrator's relationship with his double-bass. The play has been performed all over Germany and at the Edinburgh Festival.

13278. De nakomer

Maarten 't Hart

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

13280. Zoeken naar Eileen W

Leon de Winter

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

13281. 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 …

13282. 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 …

13283. 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 …

13284. 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 …

13285. 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, …

13287. 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 …

13288. 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 …

13289. 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.

13292. 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 …

13295. 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.

13296. 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.

13297. 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 …

13298. 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 …

13299. 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 …

13300. 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 …

13301. 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 …

13302. 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 …

13304. 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 …

13306. 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 …

13308. The Machineries of Joy: Short Stories

Ray Bradbury

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

13309. 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 …

13310. 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, …

13311. 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 …

13312. 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 …

13313. 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 …

13314. 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.

13316. 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.

13317. 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 …

13319. 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 …

13320. 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 …

13322. 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 …

13323. Surrealist Manifestos

André Breton

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

13324. 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 …

13325. 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" …

13326. 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 …

13329. 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 …

13330. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: the …

James D. Hornfischer

“This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.” With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts on the morning of October 25, 1944, …

13331. 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 …

13332. The Earth Will Shake

Robert Anton Wilson

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

13333. Hunter's Prayer

Lilith Saintcrow

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

13334. 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 …

13335. 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.

13336. 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 …

13337. 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 …

13338. The Dollmaker

Harriette Arnow

The Dollmaker is a book written by Harriette Simpson Arnow.

13339. 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.

13341. Stanley Park

Timothy Taylor

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

13342. Antwerp

Roberto Bolaño

Antwerp is a novella by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. It was written in 1980 but only published in 2002, a year before the author's death. An English translation by Natasha Wimmer was published in 2010. Considered by Bolaño's literary executor Ignacio Echevarría to be the …

13344. 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 …

13345. Aggression - dess bakgrund och natur

Konrad Lorenz

On Aggression is a 1963 book by the ethologist Konrad Lorenz; it was translated into English in 1966. As he writes in the prologue, "the subject of this book is aggression, that is to say the fighting instinct in beast and man which is directed against members of the same …

13346. A Book of Common Prayer

Joan Didion

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

13347. Zoya

Danielle Steel

Zoya is a novel written by Danielle Steel. Zoya Konstantinovna Ossupov is a Russian countess, a young cousin to Czar Nicholas II. Escaping the Russian Revolution with her grandmother and a loyal retainer, she arrives in Paris, penniless, where she must carve a new life for …

13348. Women as Lovers (Masks S.)

Elfriede Jelinek

Women as Lovers is a novel by Austrian Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek that details the lives of the characters Brigitte and Paula, as the two women transition from dreams of the future, to life with a husband and children. In the novel, Brigitte succeeds in "snagging the social …

13349. Ingo (Book 1)

Helen Dunmore

Ingo is a children's novel by English writer Helen Dunmore, published in 2005 and the first of the Ingo pentalogy .

13351. The Tree of Man

Patrick White

The Tree of Man is the fourth published novel by the Australian novelist and 1973 Nobel Prize-winner, Patrick White. It is a domestic drama chronicling the lives of the Parker family and their changing fortunes over many decades. It is steeped in Australian folklore and cultural …

13352. 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 …

13353. The Demon

Hubert Selby, Jr.

The Demon is the third novel by Hubert Selby, Jr., first published in 1976.

13354. Tokyo Doesn't Love Us Anymore

Ray Loriga

Tokio ya no nos quiere is a novel published in 1999 by Spanish author Ray Loriga. It was published in English in 2003 by Canongate, in a translation by John King.

13355. Jacob the Liar

Jurek Becker

This fable of a Jewish ghetto during World War II is one of the great literary masterworks of the Holocaust. Published in Germany in 1969, it is only now appearing in an authorized English translation. Concerning a former cafe owner who fabricates the story of the Russian army's …

13356. Correction

Thomas Bernhard

Correction is a novel by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in German in 1975, and first published in English translation in 1979 by Alfred A. Knopf. Correction’s set is a garret in the middle of an Austrian forest, described by the narrator as the "thought dungeon" in which …

13357. The Making of the English Working Class

Edward Palmer Thompson

The Making of the English Working Class is an influential and pivotal work of English social history, written by E. P. Thompson, a notable 'New Left' historian; it was published in 1963 by Victor Gollancz Ltd, and later republished at Pelican, becoming an early Open University …

13358. En svältkonstnär och andra texter utgivna under …

Franz Kafka

A Hunger Artist is a short story by Franz Kafka. The protagonist, a hunger artist who experiences the decline in appreciation of his craft, is an archetypical creation of Kafka: an individual marginalized and victimized by society at large. The title of the story has been …

13359. Piccadilly Jim (The Collector's Wodehouse)

P. G. Wodehouse

Piccadilly Jim is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 24 February 1917 by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, and in the United Kingdom in May 1918 by Herbert Jenkins, London. The story had previously appeared in the US in the Saturday Evening Post …

13361. 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 …

13362. Iphigenia in Tauris

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

SCENE I. A Grove before the Temple of Diana. IPHIGENIA. Beneath your leafy gloom, ye waving boughs Of this old, shady, consecrated grove, As in the goddess' silent sanctuary, With the same shudd'ring feeling forth I step, As when I trod it first, nor ever here Doth my unquiet …

13365. At. the Earth's Core

Edgar Rice Burroughs

At the Earth's Core is a 1914 fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in his series about the fictional "hollow earth" land of Pellucidar. It first appeared as a four-part serial in All-Story Weekly from April 4–25, 1914. It was first published in book form in hardcover …

13366. 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. …

13367. 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 …

13369. The Killing

Robert Muchamore

The Killing is the fourth novel of the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. The book chronicles the adventures of the CHERUB agents investigating a small-time crook who suddenly makes it big. Muchamore named the book after the film The Killing. The novel was generally well …

13374. The Happy prince and other stories

Oscar Wilde

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.‘Dear Prince, I must leave you, but I will never forget you, and next spring I will bring you back two beautiful jewels in place of those you have given away. The ruby shall be redder than a …

13375. Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future (Santiago 01)

Mike Resnick

Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future is a novel by American science fiction author Mike Resnick. It was first published in 1986 and reprinted in 2004. The story is essentially a tall tale, in the style of the Wild West, with lonely heroes, shoot-outs and faithless companions. The …

13376. 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 …

13377. Northwest Passage

Kenneth Roberts

Northwest Passage is an historical novel by Kenneth Roberts, published in 1937. Told through the eyes of primary character Langdon Towne, much of the novel follows the exploits and character of Robert Rogers, the leader of Rogers' Rangers, who were a colonial force fighting with …

13378. 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 …

13379. Generation Loss

Elizabeth Hand

Generation Loss is a novel published by Elizabeth Hand.

13380. The Nazi and the Barber

Edgar Hilsenrath

The Nazi and the Barber of the German-Jewish writer Edgar Hilsenrath is a grotesque novel about the Holocaust during the time of National Socialism in Germany. The work uses the perpetrator's perspective telling the biography of the SS mass murderer Max Schulz, who after World …

13382. Dark Summer

Iris Johansen

Dark Summer is a 1992 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the ninth book featuring Sydney homicide detective Scobie Malone, and begins with the discovery of a corpse in Scobie's swimming pool. The dead man was an informer involved in Scobie's recent drug …

13383. The Imperial Cruise

James Bradley

The Imperial Cruise is a non-fiction book authored by James Bradley, the son of one of the men who raised the American flag on Iwo Jima. In the book, based on extensive research and newly discovered archival materials and photographs, Bradley sheds new light on the history of …

13385. The 80

Richard Koch

Be more effective with less effort by learning how to identify and leverage the 80/20 principle: that 80 percent of all our results in business and in life stem from a mere 20 percent of our efforts.The 80/20 principle is one of the great secrets of highly effective people and …

13387. Monsieur Pain

Roberto Bolaño

Monsieur Pain is a short novel by Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. Written in 1981-1982, it was originally published in 1984 under the title La senda de los elefantes by the City Council of Toledo, Spain, as the winning story of its "Félix Urabayen Prize". The book was reprinted …

13388. Thimble Summer (Yearling Newbery)

Elizabeth Enright

Thimble Summer is a novel by Elizabeth Enright that won the 1939 Newbery Medal. It is set in Depression-era rural Wisconsin. The very evening that nine-year-old Garnet Linden finds a silver thimble in a dried-up riverbed near the farm where she lives, the drought that has …

13389. The Road Back

Erich Maria Remarque

The sequel to the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Road Back is a classic novel of the slow return of peace to Europe in the years following World War I. After four grueling years, the Great War has finally ended. Now Ernst and the few men left from his company …

13392. Laughing Gas (Wodehouse, P. G. Collector's …

P. G. Wodehouse

Laughing Gas is a comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 25 September 1936 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 19 November 1936 by Doubleday, Doran, New York. Written in first person narrative, the story is set in Hollywood …

13393. 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.

13394. My name is Light

Elsa Osorio

A veinte años, Luz is the first novel by Argentinian author Elsa Osorio, first published in 1998. The English-language version of her novel, My Name is Light, was first published in 2003 by Bloomsbury USA.

13395. The Witches Of Worm

Zilpha Keatley Snyder

The Witches of Worm is a 1972 young adult novel by Zilpha Keatley Snyder. It received the Newbery Honor citation in 1973.

13396. Doctors

Erich Segal

Doctors is a 1988 novel by Erich Segal that deals with the Harvard Medical School class of 1962, with emphasis on the two main characters, Barney Livingston and Laura Castellano. They grew up next to each other and always aspired to be doctors, eventually ending up in medical …

13397. Tea From An Empty Cup

Pat Cadigan

Tea from an Empty Cup is a 1998 cyberpunk novel by Pat Cadigan.

13399. Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World -- First …

Bill Clinton

Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World is a 2007 book by former United States President Bill Clinton. It was published by Knopf in September 2007. With an initial print run of 750,000 copies, it debuted at the top of the New York Times Best Seller list in its first week. It …

13400. 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.



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