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.

13401. 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 …

13402. 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 …

13403. 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.

13405. 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.

13406. 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 …

13407. The Occult : A History

Colin Wilson

The Occult: A History is a 1971 nonfiction occult book by English writer, Colin Wilson. Topics covered include Aleister Crowley, George Gurdjieff, Helena Blavatsky, Kabbalah, primitive magic, Franz Mesmer, Grigori Rasputin, Daniel Dunglas Home, Paracelsus, P. D. Ouspensky, …

13410. 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.

13411. 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.

13412. The Enemy

Charlie Higson

The Enemy is a post-apocalyptic young adult horror novel written by Charlie Higson. The book takes place in London, after a worldwide sickness has infected adults turning them into something akin to voracious, cannibalistic zombies. Puffin Books released The Enemy in the UK on 3 …

13413. The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses (Richard Jackson Books

Paul Goble

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, written and illustrated by Paul Goble, is a children's picture book originally released by Bradbury Press in 1978. It was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1979. As of 1993, the book has been published by Simon & …

13414. Jurgen A Comedy of Justice

James Branch Cabell

Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice is a fantasy book by James Branch Cabell, the eighth among his fifty-two books, which gained fame shortly after its publication in 1919. It is a humorous romp through a medieval cosmos, including a send-up of Arthurian legend, and excursions to Heaven …

13415. Tillerman Series 05 - Come a Stranger

Cynthia Voigt

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

13416. 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 .

13419. Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the …

Dav Pilkey

Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space is the third book of the Captain Underpants series by Dav Pilkey. The series of American children's books are about two fourth graders, George and Harold, and their mean principal Mr. …

13420. 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 …

13421. 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. …

13422. The Bastard Prince (Heirs of Saint Camber ; v.3)

Katherine Kurtz

The Bastard Prince is a fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Del Rey Books in 1994. It was the twelfth of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, and the third book in her fourth Deryni trilogy, The Heirs of Saint Camber. Although the …

13423. The Changing Land

Roger Zelazny

The Changing Land is a Locus Award nominated fantasy novel written by Roger Zelazny, first published in 1981. The novel resolves the storyline from the various Dilvish, the Damned short stories Elements of the story intentionally reflect the work of H. P. Lovecraft and Frank …

13424. 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 …

13425. 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 …

13426. 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 …

13427. (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.

13429. Mass Effect: Revelation

Drew Karpyshyn

Mass Effect: Revelation is a science fiction novel by Drew Karpyshyn. Published in 2007 by Del Rey Books, it is the first novel set in the Mass Effect universe, and the prequel to the Mass Effect video game by BioWare. Karpyshyn is the lead writer of the Mass Effect series.

13431. The abyss

Orson Scott Card

The Abyss is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card based on an original screenplay by James Cameron.

13432. The Faded Sun: Kesrith

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

The Faded Sun: Kesrith is a book published in 1978 that was written by C. J. Cherryh.

13433. Smoky Night (Caldecott Medal)

Eve Bunting

Smoky Night is a 1994 children's book by Eve Bunting. It tells the story of a Los Angeles riot and its aftermath: two people who previously disliked each other working together to find their cats. In the end, the cats teach their masters how to get along. The book made the list …

13434. Owen

Kevin Henkes

Owen is a book by Kevin Henkes.

13435. The Moffats (Sixtieth Anniversary Edition)

Eleanor Estes

The Moffats is a children's novel by the American author Eleanor Estes, the first in a series of four books about the Moffat family. The Moffats tells about four young children and their mother who live in a small town in Connecticut. Their adventures are based on Estes' …

13436. Seventeen Against the Dealer (The Tillerman Family …

Cynthia Voigt

Seventeen Against the Dealer is a young adult novel by American children's author Cynthia Voigt. It is the last of seven novels in the Tillerman Cycle.

13437. The Servants

Michael Marshall Smith

The Servants is a young adult contemporary fantasy novel by British author M. M. Smith. It tells the story of an eleven-year-old boy named Mark who, against his wishes, moves away from his home town of London to the wintry Brighton seaside, and the resulting misadventures. It …

13438. 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 …

13441. 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.

13445. Knight Life (Revised)

Peter David

Knight Life, is an Arthurian fantasy novel by Peter David. The book was first published in 1987, and an expanded, updated edition of the book was published by Ace Books in 2002.

13446. Fortune and Fate

Sharon Shinn

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

13448. Wren 01 Wren To The Rescue

Sherwood Smith

Wren to the Rescue is a fiction novel by Sherwood Smith, which she first wrote in high school in the mid-1960s. In that period Smith titled the story Tess's Mess. Described are the adventures of the title character, Wren, a female human orphan whose best friend Tess is revealed …

13449. A Fórmula de Deus

José Rodrigues dos Santos

A Fórmula de Deus, in English The Einstein Enigma, is the fourth novel written by the Portuguese journalist and writer José Rodrigues dos Santos, published in 2006 in Portugal. It was the best-selling novel in Portugal in 2006, selling 100,000 copies. The novel narrates a quest …

13450. 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 …

13454. 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 …

13455. Oath of Fealty

Elizabeth Moon

Oath of Fealty is a book published in 2010 that was written by Elizabeth Moon.

13456. Les Onze Mille Verges ou les Amours d'un hospodar

Guillaume Apollinaire

Les Onze Mille Verges ou les Amours d'un hospodar is a pornographic novel by French author Guillaume Apollinaire, published in 1907 over his initials "G.A.". The title contains a play on the Catholic veneration of the "Eleven thousand Virgins", the martyred companions of Saint …

13457. To The Blight : Part Two of 'The Eye of the World', …

Robert Jordan

An American Library Association “Best Books for Young Adults”A VOYA “Best Books for Young Adults”“Jordan has come to dominate the world that Tolkien began to reveal.” —The New York TimesPursued by Trollocs and Myrddraal, Rand and his friends find refuge in the deserted city of …

13458. One-way

Didier Van Cauwelaert

Winner of the Prix Goncourt and chosen by The Seattle Times as one of the Best Books of 2004 "One-Way is a funny and tender look at a world of shifting boundaries...Aziz Kemal is a protagonist for these times."-Sam Lipsyte, author of Home Land "Outrageously funny."-The Seattle …

13462. 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 …

13463. 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 …

13464. Count D'Orgel's Ball (Eridanos Library 15)

Raymond Radiguet

Count d'Orgel is handsome, charming, and carefree, a model of cool aristocratic aplomb. His wife, the Countess, is beautiful and pure and loves her husband more than anything in the world. But from the moment the d'Orgels meet and befriend the clever young François de Séryeuse …

13465. Poor Folk and Other Stories: "Poor Folk"; The …

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Written as a sequence of letters, Poor People narrate the tragic tale of a petty clerk and his hopeless love for a young girl. Eager to help her and her family, he sells all that he can, but his generosity leads him only into more desperate poverty, and finally into abandonment. …

13466. The Wisdom of the Sands

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The final, deeply-felt summing-up of the author's experience and his philosophy of life. Choosing a desert prince as his protagonist and narrator, he presents the timeless problems of humanity against the austere background of the wilderness. The book abounds in vivid pictures …

13467. Delay

Tim Krabbé

On his way back to Amsterdam from New Zealand Jacques Bekker's plane is delayed and all of a sudden he has four hours to kill. Rather than go sightseeing in Sydney with his tiresome travelling companions, on a whim he decides to look up an old flame - his first teenage love. He …

13469. The Quest of the Missing Map (Nancy Drew Mystery …

Claude Voilier

Prompted by the concerns of a young child, Nancy investigates a small studio on the Chatham estate. She discovers that there is a connection between the mysterious occurrences at Ship Cottage and her search for a treasure island. With only half of a map, Nancy sets out to find …

13470. The Furies (The Kent Family Chronicles, Volume 4)

John Jakes

The saga of the Kent family continues, traced against the dangerous years of our nation's westward expansion. We meet Amanda Kent, an enthralling young heroine. Despite her own heartbreak, she nurses a burning ambition -- to restore the house of Kent to its rightful place and to …

13473. The Wanderer (Gollancz SF Collectors' Editions)

Fritz Leiber

The Wanderer is a 1964 science fiction novel by Fritz Leiber, published as a paperback original by Ballantine Books. It won the 1965 Hugo Award for Best Novel. Following its initial paperback edition, The Wanderer was reissued in hardcover by Walker & Co. in 1969, by Gregg …

13474. Gargoyles

Bernhard

Gargoyles is one of Thomas Bernhard’s earliest novels, which made the author known both nationally and internationally. Originally published in German in 1967, it’s a kaleidoscopic work, considered by critics his most disquieting and nihilistic.

13477. 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.

13478. Kinflicks

Lisa Alther

Kinflicks is a novel by American writer Lisa Alther. It was Alther's first published work, and the "subject of considerable pre-publication hyperbole."

13480. Harlequin Valentine

Neil Gaiman

"Harlequin Valentine" is a bloody and romantic short story and graphic novel based on the old Commedia dell'arte and Harlequinade pantomime. Both the short story and the graphic novel were written by Neil Gaiman. The latter was drawn by John Bolton, and published by Dark Horse …

13481. Sculpting in Time

Andrei Tarkovsky

Sculpting in Time is a book by Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky about art and cinema in general, and his own films in particular. It was originally published in 1986 in German shortly before the author's death, and published in English in 1987, translated by Kitty …

13482. 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 …

13484. 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 …

13488. 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 …

13489. Abyssinian Chronicles (Vintage International …

Moses Isegawa

Abyssinian chronicles is a novel by Ugandan author Moses Isegawa.

13490. 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.

13491. 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, …

13492. 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 …

13497. Emperor: Time's Tapestry: 1 (Time's Tapestry)

Stephen Baxter

Book one of four in Stephen Baxter's alternate history and science fiction series Time's Tapestry.

13498. Tea From An Empty Cup

Pat Cadigan

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

13500. Legs

William Kennedy

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

13501. Eclipse

John Banville

Eclipse is a novel by the Irish writer John Banville, though its intensely lyrical style and unorthodox structure have prompted some to describe it as more prose poem than novel. Along with the novels Shroud and Ancient Light, it comprises a trilogy concerning an actor Alexander …

13502. The Exile Kiss

George Alec Effinger

The Exile Kiss is a cyberpunk science fiction novel by George Alec Effinger published in 1991. It is the third novel in the three-book Marîd Audran series, following the events of A Fire in the Sun. The title of the novel comes from Coriolanus, by William Shakespeare: "O! a kiss …

13503. The White Earth

Andrew McGahan

“The saga of the McIvors is nothing less than a grim and supremely entertaining take on colonialism in Australia and the tortured, stained hearts of all its New World cousins. A-.”—Entertainment Weekly “McGahan scrutinizes his characters without puppetry, and his prose moves …

13504. Mr Brown Can Moo! Can You?: Dr. Seuss's Book of …

Dr. Seuss

Oh, the wonderful things Mr. Brown can do! In this "Book of Wonderful Noises," Mr. Brown struts his stuff, as he imitates everything from popping corks to horse feet ("pop pop pop pop" and "klopp klopp klopp," respectively) while inviting everyone to join him in the fun. Young …

13506. Trans-Atlantyk

Witold Gombrowicz

Trans-Atlantyk is a novel by the Polish author Witold Gombrowicz, originally published in 1953. The semi-autobiographical plot of the novel closely tracks Gombrowicz's own experience in the years during and just after the outbreak of World War II.

13507. Bakakaj

Witold Gombrowicz

Bacacay is a short story collection by the Polish writer Witold Gombrowicz. The stories were originally published in 1933, in an edition called Pamiętnik z okresu dojrzewania, which was Gombrowicz's literary debut. In 1957 it was re-released as Bakakaj, and included five …

13508. The Demon

Hubert Selby, Jr.

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

13510. 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 …

13512. 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 …

13513. 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 …

13514. 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 …

13516. 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 …

13517. Martian Tales of Edgar Rice Burroughs, 08, Swords of …

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Swords of Mars is a science fantasy novel by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, the eighth of his Barsoom series. It was first published in the magazine Blue Book as a six-part serial in the issues for November 1934 to April 1935. The first book edition was published by Edgar …

13518. Rhadopis of Nubia

Naguib Mahfouz

Rhadopis of Nubia is an early novel by the Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz. It was originally published in Arabic in 1943. An English translation by Anthony Calderbank appeared in 2003 published by American University in Cairo Press. The novel is one of several that Mahfouz wrote …

13519. Skating shoes

Noel Streatfeild

White Boots is a children's novel by Noel Streatfeild. It was first published by Collins publishers in 1951. The book was published under the title Skating Shoes in the US, also in 1951. White Boots tells the story of a poor girl and a rich girl who meet as a result of ice …

13520. 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 …

13521. Matter and Memory

Henri Bergson

Matter and Memory is one of the four main works by the French philosopher Henri Bergson. Its subtitle is "Essay on the relation of body and spirit", and the work presents an analysis of the classical philosophical problems concerning this relation. Within that frame the analysis …

13522. Quantum Psychology

Robert Anton Wilson

Quantum Psychology: How Brain Software Programs You & Your World is a book written by Robert Anton Wilson, originally published in 1990. Some consider Quantum Psychology a follow-up to Wilson's earlier volume Prometheus Rising, mainly for the presence of practical exercises …

13523. 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 …

13524. Generation Loss

Elizabeth Hand

Generation Loss is a novel published by Elizabeth Hand.

13525. Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member

Sanyika Shakur

Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member is a memoir about gang life written in prison by Sanyika Shakur.

13526. 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.

13527. The Plays of Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov is considered by many as one of the greatest short story writers of all-time. In addition to the large number of short stories that he wrote he also produced several dramatic masterpieces. His best known works include "The Cherry Orchard", "Ivanov", "Uncle Vanya", …

13528. 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 …

13529. 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 …

13531. A Book of Common Prayer

Joan Didion

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

13532. Final Curtain

Ngaio Marsh

Final Curtain is a 1947 novel by Ngaio Marsh, which was adapted for television in 1993 as part of the Inspector Alleyn Mysteries.

13533. 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 …

13535. The Savage Mind

Claude Lévi-Strauss

The Savage Mind is a 1962 work of structural anthropology by Claude Lévi-Strauss. The English translation appeared in 1966.

13536. 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 …

13538. When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

Le Ly Hayslip

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 …

13539. Practical ethics

Peter Singer

Practical Ethics is an introduction to applied ethics by modern bioethical philosopher Peter Singer. Originally published in 1979, it has since been translated into a number of languages.

13540. Generations of Winter

Vasily Aksyonov

Generations of Winter is a novel by Russian writer Vasily Aksyonov. Many critics have praised Generations of Winter as a new Doctor Zhivago large-scale Russian novel, which tells the story of a Russian family Gradov struggling to survive in the Stalinist era. As the Wall Street …

13541. 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 …

13543. 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 …

13544. Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism (Shambhala …

Chogyam Trungpa

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, by Chögyam Trungpa is a book addressing many common pitfalls of self-deception in seeking spirituality, which the author coins as Spiritual materialism. The book is the transcript of two series of lectures given by Trungpa Rinpoche in …

13545. Wrath of a Mad God

Raymond E. Feist

Wrath of a Mad God is a fantasy novel by Raymond E. Feist. It is the third and final book in the Darkwar Saga and was published in 2008. It was preceded by Into a Dark Realm which was published in 2006. It was originally meant to be published on September 3, 2007.

13546. Fire in the Steppe

Henryk Sienkiewicz

Fire in the Steppe is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1888. It is the third volume in a series known to Poles as "The Trilogy", being preceded by With Fire and Sword and The Deluge. The novel's protagonist is Michał Wołodyjowski.

13549. Mr Norris Changes Trains

Christopher Isherwood

Mr Norris Changes Trains is a 1935 novel by the British writer Christopher Isherwood. It is frequently included with Goodbye to Berlin, another Isherwood novel, in a single volume, The Berlin Stories. Inspiration for the novel was drawn from Isherwood's experiences as an …

13550. State of the Onion (A White House Chef Mystery) #1

Julie Hyzy

State of the Onion is a book published in 2008 that was written by Julie Hyzy.

13551. (Keene) Ghoul

Brian Keene

Ghoul is a horror novel by Brian Keene, first published in 2007

13554. Babylon 5: Dark Genesis, Book 1: The Birth of the …

Greg Keyes

Babylon 5: Dark Genesis – The Birth of the Psi Corps is a Babylon 5 novel by J. Gregory Keyes.

13555. Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's …

Greg Grandin

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City is a book written by Greg Grandin.

13556. An Experiment in Criticism

C. S. Lewis

An Experiment in Criticism is a 1961 book by C. S. Lewis in which he proposes that the quality of books should be measured not by how they are written, but by how they are read. To do this, the author describes two kinds of readers. One is what he calls the "unliterary", and the …

13557. Expedition to earth;: Eleven science-fiction stories

Arthur C. Clarke

Expedition to Earth is a collection of science fiction short stories by Arthur C. Clarke. There are at least two variants of this book's table of contents, in different editions of the book. Both variants include the stories "History Lesson" and "Encounter in the Dawn", but only …

13558. Danny and the Dinosaur (I Can Read Book 1)

Syd Hoff

Danny and the Dinosaur is a popular children's book by Syd Hoff, first published by Harper & Brothers in 1958. It has sold over six million copies and has been translated into a dozen languages. The book inspired two sequels by Syd Hoff: Happy Birthday, Danny and the …

13559. The Atlas of Pern

Karen Wynn Fonstad

The Atlas of Pern by Karen Wynn Fonstad is an authorized companion book to the science fiction Dragonriders of Pern series by Anne McCaffrey. It was completed in 1984 based on the first seven Pern novels and collaboration with McCaffrey. The Atlas is a large-format book …

13562. Room Temperature

Nicholson Baker

Room Temperature is Nicholson Baker's second book, and continues the genre established in his first novel The Mezzanine, though this time the action spans a few minutes at the narrator's home. Mike is feeding his baby daughter, "the Bug", as her head rests in the crook of his …

13563. Hawk of May (Arthurian trilogy 1)

Gillian Bradshaw

Hawk of May is the first installment in Gillian Bradshaw’s Down The Long Wind trilogy. Published initially in 1980 by Simon and Schuster, Hawk of May centers on Gwalchmai ap Lot and his adventures during the time of Arthur.

13564. Fangland

John Marks

As the popularity of Elizabeth Kostova's bestselling The Historian proves, there's always an audience bloodthirsty for quality, page-turning horror. Now, in a marvelously horrifying turn, John Marks-a former 60 Minutes producer-sinks his satirical teeth into twenty-first- …

13565. The Vulcan Academy Murders

Jean Lorrah

The Vulcan Academy Murders is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Jean Lorrah.

13567. Time like Infinity

Stephen Baxter

Timelike Infinity is a 1992 science fiction book by Stephen Baxter. The second book in the Xeelee Sequence, Timelike Infinity introduces a universe of powerful alien species and technologies which manages to maintain a realistic edge due to Baxter's physics background; it …

13568. The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of …

Li Zhisui

The Private Life of Chairman Mao: The Memoirs of Mao's Personal Physician is a memoir by Li Zhisui, one of the physicians to Mao Zedong, former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, which was first published in 1994. Li had emigrated to the United States in the years after …

13569. The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper

John D. MacDonald

The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper is the tenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot focuses on McGee's investigation of a beautiful young woman who is mysteriously losing her mind without any apparent physical or mental disease. Along the way, he …

13570. Aiding and Abetting - Il settimo conte di Lucan

Muriel Spark

Aiding and Abetting, is a novel by Muriel Spark published in 2000, six years before her death. Unlike her other novels, it is based partly on a documented occurrence; however, as the author states in a note, she takes liberties with the facts.

13571. READGoddess of Yesterday: A Tale of Troy

Caroline B. Cooney

Goddess of Yesterday is a book by Caroline B. Cooney based on the Trojan War from Greek mythology. The book was nominated for the South Carolina Junior Book Award.

13573. Star Wars: The Approaching Storm (Classic Star Wars)

Alan Dean Foster

The Approaching Storm is a novel set in the fictional Star Wars universe, in which Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker are sent to the planet Ansion to settle a dispute as growing unrest threatens the Republic's stability prior to Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.

13577. The Unteleported Man

Philip K. Dick

The Unteleported Man is a 1966 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick, first published as a short story in 1964.

13578. London Calling

Edward Bloor

London Calling is a young adult novel by Edward Bloor.

13579. the Trench

Steve Alten

The Trench is a 1999 science fiction novel by author Steve Alten. The book continues the adventure of Jonas Taylor, a paleobiologist, studying the megalodon.

13580. Slippage

Harlan Ellison

Slippage is a collection of short stories by author Harlan Ellison. In the introduction, Ellison introduces the concept of 'slippage', or the falling apart of one's life, as the underlying theme of the book. In addition to the stories listed in the table of contents, the book …

13581. The Tower Treasure (Hardy Boys Mystery Stories)

Franklin W. Dixon

The Tower Treasure is the first volume in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book ranks 55th on Publishers Weekly's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List for the United States, with 2,209,774 copies sold as of 2001. This book …

13582. (6: Sellswords, 6) Road of the Patriarch

R. A. Salvatore

To her, to her dying breath, you were the untouchable one, the one whose flesh her dagger could not penetrate. THE ASSASSIN A cold and emotionless killer for whom every soul has a price, even his own, embarks on a path to find out just how high that price can be. THE MERCENARY A …

13583. Dreamsongs: Volume 1: Short Works

George Martin

Even before A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin had already established himself as a giant in the field of fantasy literature. The first of two stunning collections, Dreamsongs: Volume I is a rare treat for readers, offering fascinating insight into his journey from young …

13584. Changelings

Anne McCaffrey

Changelings is a book published in 2005 that was written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough.

13585. Bleeding Hearts (A Jack Harvey Novel)

Ian Rankin

Bleeding Hearts is a 1994 crime novel by Ian Rankin, under the pseudonym Jack Harvey. It is the second novel he wrote under this name.

13586. Belle Prater's boy

Ruth White

Belle Prater's Boy is a young adult novel by Ruth White that tells the story of 12-year-old Gypsy and her aunt, Belle Prater, who mysteriously disappears one morning. When Gypsy's unusual cousin Woodrow--"Belle Prater's boy—comes to town, she quickly befriends him in the hopes …

13587. The Chocolate Touch

Patrick Skene Catling

The Chocolate Touch is a children's book by Patrick Skene Catling, first published in the USA in 1952. John Midas is delighted when, through a magical gift, everything his lips touch turns into chocolate. The story is patterned after the myth of King Midas, whose magic turned …

13588. Ship of Fools

Katherine Anne Porter

Ship of Fools is a 1962 novel by Katherine Anne Porter, telling the tale of a group of disparate characters sailing from Mexico to Europe aboard a German passenger ship. The large cast of characters includes Germans, a Swiss family, Mexicans, Americans, Spaniards, a group of …

13590. (Bear) Dead Lines: a Novel of Life . . . After Death

Greg Bear

Dead Lines is a science fiction novel written by Greg Bear. Peter Russell, formerly a successful director of soft-porn films, is in a career slump, unable to compete with the new market for hardcore pornography. He accepts an offer to promote a new type of analog cell phone …

13591. Tao: The watercourse way

Alan Watts

Tao: The Watercourse Way is a 1975 non-fiction book on Taoism and philosophy, and is Alan Watts' last book. It was published posthumously in 1975 with the collaboration of Al Chung-liang Huang, who also contributed a preface and afterword, and with additional calligraphy by Lee …

13592. Dilvish, The Damned

Roger Zelazny

Dilvish, the Damned is a collection of fantasy stories by American writer Roger Zelazny, first published in 1982. Its contents were originally published as a series of separate short stories in various fantasy magazines. Prior to publication, Zelazny's working title for the book …

13594. Star Wars - New Jedi Order IX: Star by Star

Troy Denning

Star by Star is the ninth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. It is a science fiction novel written by Troy Denning and published in 2001.

13595. The Fires of Eden

Dan Simmons

Fires of Eden, a book by Dan Simmons, centres on the history and mythology of Hawaii, the moral and ethical issues of the United States occupation of Hawaii, and various other issues.

13597. Team Yankee: a novel of World War III

Harold Coyle

This revised and updated edition of the classic Cold War novel Team Yankee reminds us once again might have occurred had the United States and its Allies taken on the Russians in Europe, had cooler geopolitical heads not prevailed.For 45 years after World War II, East and West …

13598. Chime

Franny Billingsley

Chime is a 2011 young adult fantasy novel by Franny Billingsley. The book was published by Dial on March 17, 2011. Chime was selected as a finalist in the 2011 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. The book was also selected as one of Publisher Weekly's Best Books …

13599. Of Wolves and Men (Scribner Classics)

Barry Lopez

Of Wolves and Men is a book written by Barry Lopez.



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