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.

13604. 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 …

13605. Raffles, the amateur cracksman, edited with an …

E. W. Hornung

The Amateur Cracksman was the original short story collection by E.W. Hornung featuring his most famous character, A. J. Raffles, a gentleman thief in late Victorian Great Britain. It was first published in 1899. The book was very well received and spawned three follow-ups: two …

13606. (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 …

13607. Nancy Drew Mystery Stories - The Secret Of The …

Carolyn Keene

Adventure abounds on the Bonny Scot in Boston Harbor as Nancy Drew helps Captain Easterly uncover the mystery of his ghostly visitors. From the moment the clever young detective and her friends, Bess and George, take up residence on the old clipper ship they are confronted with …

13608. Karl Marx

Francis Wheen

Karl Marx, whose influence on modern times has been compared to that of Jesus Christ, spent most of his lifetime in obscurity. Penniless, exiled in London, estranged from relations, and on the run from most of the police forces of Europe, his ambitions as a revolutionary were …

13609. Nylon Angel (Parrish Plessis)

Marianne de Pierres

Nylon Angel is a postcyberpunk novel by science fiction author Marianne de Pierres

13610. Hollywood (American Chronicles)

Gore Vidal

Hollywood is the fifth historical novel in Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series. Published in 1990, it brings back the fictional Caroline Sanford, Blaise Sanford and James Burden Day and the real Theodore Roosevelt and William Randolph Hearst from Empire. Events are seen …

13612. Daemonomania

John Crowley

Daemonomania is a 2000 Modern Fantasy novel by John Crowley. It is Crowley's seventh novel, and as the third novel in Crowley's Ægypt Sequence, a sequel to Crowley's 1994 novel Love & Sleep. The novel follows protagonist Pierce Moffett as he continues his book project begun …

13617. 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 …

13618. Anarchism and Other Essays

Emma Goldman

Although one of the more influential figures in American history, Emma Goldman isn't one of the best remembered ones. Her anarchist views have led her to become a notorious figure who, however, merely wanted to help promote a new system that would replace the old one based on …

13620. The Body

Stephen King

The Body is a novella by American writer Stephen King, originally published in his 1982 collection Different Seasons and adapted into the 1986 film Stand by Me. Some changes were made to the plot of the film, including changing the setting date from 1960 to 1959 and the location …

13621. Secrets of My Hollywood Life

Jen Calonita

Secrets of My Hollywood Life is a book published in 2006 that was written by Jen Calonita.

13622. 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 …

13623. 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 …

13625. Blood Harvest

S. J. Bolton

Blood Harvest is a book written by S.J. Bolton.

13627. The Historical Illuminatus Chronicles II: The …

Robert Anton Wilson

The Widow's Son is a book published in 1985 that was written by Robert Anton Wilson.

13628. 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 …

13629. (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 …

13630. 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.

13631. Romola

George Eliot

Leopold Classic Library is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive collection. As part of our on-going commitment to delivering value to the reader, we have also provided you with a link to a website, where you may download a digital version of this work …

13632. 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.

13633. Romiette and Julio

Sharon Draper

Romiette and Julio by is a novel Sharon Draper, published in 2001 by Simon Pulse. It is an updated version of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Many of the characters in Draper's novel closely parallel those in Shakespeare's play. The plot updates the …

13634. American Empire: The Victorious Opposition (American …

Harry Turtledove

American Empire: The Victorious Opposition is the third and final book in the American Empire alternate history series by Harry Turtledove, and the seventh in the Southern Victory Series of books.

13635. 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 …

13636. 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 …

13637. Settling Accounts: Return Engagement

Harry Turtledove

Return Engagement is the first book of Harry Turtledove's Settling Accounts series of alternate history novels. An analogy of World War II known as the Second Great War is being waged on American soil between the United States and the Confederate States. This series is part of a …

13638. 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 …

13639. Dead by Sunset : Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer?

Ann Rule

Dead By Sunset is a 1995 true crime nonfiction book by author Ann Rule. It is based on the 1986 Oregon case of the murder of Cheryl Keeton, who was found beaten to death inside her van on the Sunset Highway and the later conviction of her estranged husband, Brad Cunningham. The …

13640. Dress Her in Indigo

John D. MacDonald

Dress Her in Indigo is the eleventh novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald.

13641. Changelings

Anne McCaffrey

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

13642. 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.

13643. 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 …

13644. The Book of Images

Rainer Maria Rilke

The Book of Images is a collection of poetry by the Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist Rainer Maria Rilke. It was first published in 1902 by Axel Juncker Verlag. It consists of individual poems written from 1899 and forward. An extended version was published in 1906, after …

13646. When Santa Fell to Earth

Cornelia Caroline Funke

When Santa Fell to Earth is a 2004 novel by German author Cornelia Funke. It was translated into English and published by the Chicken House in 2006. The novel was adapted as a film by Oliver Dieckmann, which premiered in UK theaters in December 2012.

13647. 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 …

13648. Of Wolves and Men (Scribner Classics)

Barry Lopez

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

13649. Galileo's dream

Kim Stanley Robinson

Galileo's Dream is a science fiction novel with elements of historical fiction written by author Kim Stanley Robinson. It describes the life of 17th century scientist and astronomer Galileo Galilei, and the far-future society living on the Galilean moons he discovered. It was …

13650. The hipster handbook

Robert Lanham

The Hipster Handbook is a satirical guide to hipster culture by Williamsburg, Brooklyn author Robert Lanham. It includes a lexicon of words such as "deck" which means "cool" and "fin" which means "not so cool", as well as chapters that describe and explain all that which makes …

13651. The ticket that exploded

William S. Burroughs

The Ticket That Exploded is a novel by William S. Burroughs first published in 1962 by Olympia Press and later published in the United States by Grove Press in 1967. Together with The Soft Machine and Nova Express it is part of a trilogy, often referred to as The Nova Trilogy or …

13652. Death in Ecstasy (Dead Letter Mysteries)

Ngaio Marsh

Death in Ecstasy is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the fourth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1936. When lovely Cara Quayne dropped dead to the floor after drinking the ritual wine at the House of the Sacred Flame, she was having a religious …

13653. 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.

13654. Pobby and Dingan

Ben Rice

This enchanting tale is at once a beautifully rendered narrative of childhood loss and a powerfully simple fable about the necessity of imagination.Pobby and Dingan are Kellyanne Williamson’s best friends, maybe her only friends, and only she can see them. Kellyanne’s brother, …

13656. 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.

13658. Joseph and His Brothers

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann regarded his monumental retelling of the biblical story of Joseph as his magnum opus. He conceived of the four parts-The Stories of Jacob, Young Joseph, Joseph in Egypt, and Joseph the Provider-as a unified narrative, a "mythological novel" of Joseph's fall into …

13659. The turning point : science, society, and the rising …

Fritjof Capra

While physicists were busy revolutionizing our outlook on the fundamentals of the universe, the mechanistic paradigm of the past had already taken hold on the methods of every other field. Our biologists had taken a mechanistic view of life. From a biology textbook quoted by …

13660. Five Go to Smuggler's Top

Enid Blyton

Five Go to Smuggler's Top is the fourth book in the Famous Five series by the British author, Enid Blyton. Plot Summary The Five are sent away to Smugglers Top after a tree blows onto Kirrin Cottage. Once there they make friends with Sooty and his sister Marybelle, however their …

13661. 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 …

13662. The dragonfly pool

Eva Ibbotson

The Dragonfly Pool is a children's novel by award-winning author Eva Ibbotson. It is illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.

13663. 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.

13664. 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.

13665. 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 …

13666. 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 …

13667. The Algebraist

Ian Banks

It is 4034 AD. Humanity has made it to the stars. Fassin Taak, a Slow Seer at the Court of the Nasqueron Dwellers, will be fortunate if he makes it to the end of the year. The Nasqueron Dwellers inhabit a gas giant on the outskirts of the galaxy, in a system awaiting its …

13668. 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.

13669. (Keene) Ghoul

Brian Keene

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

13671. The Old Willis Place

Mary Downing Hahn

The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story is a children's novel written by Mary Downing Hahn. It was first published in 2004 and is found in over 1400 libraries.

13673. A Fine Dark Line

Joe R. Lansdale

A Fine Dark Line is a 2002 novel by American writer Joe R. Lansdale. The story is set in Dumont, Texas in 1958. This novel was issued as a limited edition by Subterranean Press and as a trade hardcover and a trade paperback by Mysterious Press. Both hardcover editions are now …

13675. We Are Still Married (BBC Radio Collection)

Garrison Keillor

We Are Still Married: Stories & Letters is a collection of short stories and poems by Garrison Keillor, including several set in the fictitious heartland town of Lake Wobegon, Minnesota. It was first published in hardcover by Viking Penguin, Inc. in 1989. An expanded edition …

13677. Wyvernhail: The Kiesha'ra: Volume Five

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Wyvernhail is the fifth book in the Kiesha'ra Series by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. The preceding four books in order are: Hawksong, Snakecharm, Falcondance, and Wolfcry. It is told from the point of view of Hai the gyrfalcon, cobra mix, who is struggling to find a way out of Ecl, or …

13678. Elfshadow

Elaine Cunningham

Elfshadow is a book published in 1991 that was written by Elaine Cunningham.

13680. Ships of Merior

Janny Wurts

Ships of Merior is volume two of The Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts. Arc II of The Wars of Light and Shadow was released in several different formats. The US hard cover edition of The Ships of Merior contained the entirety of Arc II. However, due to page limits for …

13683. The Quantum Rose (The Saga of the Skolian Empire, …

Catherine Asaro

The Quantum Rose is a science fiction novel by Catherine Asaro which tells the story of Kamoj Argali and Skolian Prince Havyrl Valdoria. The book is set in her Saga of the Skolian Empire. It won the 2001 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 2001 Affaire de Coeur Award for Best …

13685. The Blackstone Chronicles: Complete in One

John Saul

The Blackstone Chronicles is a serialized novel by American horror and suspense author John Saul. The series consists of six installments and takes place in a fictional New Hampshire town called Blackstone. The series has been adapted into both a computer game and graphic novel.

13687. Den tatuerade fjärilen

Philip Pullman

The White Mercedes, published in 1992 and now known as The Butterfly Tattoo, is about one character who falls passionately in love, and suffers horribly from then on, as his innocent love is embroiled in a long cycle of revenge and hatred. It was Philip Pullman's first book for …

13689. Star Dance

Spider Robinson

Stardance is a science fiction novel by Spider Robinson and Jeanne Robinson, published by Dial Press in 1979 as part of its Quantum science fiction line. The novel's opening segment originally appeared in Analog in 1977 as the novella "Stardance," followed by the serialized …

13691. Midnight Voices (2002)

John Saul

Midnight Voices is a thriller horror novel by John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on May 28, 2002. The novel follows the story of Caroline Evans, who moves with her new husband and children into a new building, which they begin to believe is haunted.

13692. The Mother-Daughter Book Club

Heather Vogel Frederick

The Mother-Daughter Book Club is a young adult novel written by Heather Vogel Frederick. It was published in 2009 by Simon & Schuster. The book centers around the life of four very different girls who become best friends all because their mothers decided to start a book …

13693. The Empty Copper Sea

John D. MacDonald

The Empty Copper Sea is the seventeenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. In it, McGee looks into the apparent drowning of Hub Lawless in a boating accident. His $2 million insurance policy leads some to believe he has faked his death. The title of the book …

13694. John Carter of Mars (The Martian Tales of Edgar Rice …

Edgar Rice Burroughs

John Carter of Mars is the eleventh and final book in the Barsoom series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It is not actually a novel but rather a collection of two John Carter of Mars stories. The first story was originally published in 1940 by Whitman as a Better Little Book entitled …

13695. Iggie's House

Judy Blume

Iggie's House is a 1970 young adult novel by Judy Blume. The story concerns Winnie, whose best friend Iggie has moved away. The new family moving into Iggie's house are the first black people in the neighborhood. While Winnie is quick to make friends with the new kids, she …

13696. Doctor's Orders, Star Trek, No. 50

Diane Duane

Doctor's Orders is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Diane Duane.

13699. Twilight at the Well of Souls: The Legacy of Nathan …

Jack L. Chalker

Twilight at the Well of Souls is the fifth novel in the Well of Souls series by American author Jack L. Chalker. It is a science fiction novel. Twilight at the Well of Souls concludes the narrative begun in the fourth book, The Return of Nathan Brazil.

13701. Old Bones (A Gideon Oliver Mystery)

Aaron Elkins

In the flood tides off Mont St. Michel, revered Resistance-hero Guillaume du Rocher is drowned. Already assembled at the Rocher estate to deal with family business, members of the Rocher clan instead read his will. The next day a partial skeleton is found in the cellar and …

13702. More Work for the Undertaker (Albert Campion Mystery)

Margery Allingham

More Work for the Undertaker is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1948, in the United Kingdom by William Heinemann, London and in the United States by Doubleday, New York. It is the thirteenth novel in the Albert Campion series. The book focuses on Apron …

13703. The price of water in Finistère

Bodil Malmsten

'In the same way as there's a partner for every person, there's a place. All you have to do is find the one that's yours among the billions that belong to someone else, you have to be awake, you have to choose.' With this conviction in mind, acclaimed Swedish writer Bodil …

13706. Jack

Ulf Lundell

13707. Wasp (Gollancz SF collector's edition)

Eric Frank Russell

Wasp is a 1957 science fiction novel by English author Eric Frank Russell. Terry Pratchett stated that he "can't imagine a funnier terrorists' handbook." Wasp is generally considered Russell's best novel. The title of Wasp comes from the idea that the main character's actions …

13708. The Faded Sun: Shon'Jir

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

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

13710. The Walking Dead, Book 3

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead, Book 3 is a book written by Charlie Adlard and Robert Kirkman.

13711. Alexandria

Lindsey Davis

Alexandria is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis, published in 2009. It is the nineteenth in her Falco series, starring Marcus Didius Falco, Informer and Imperial Agent.

13715. Gods And Pawns (The Company)

Kage Baker

Gods and Pawns is a collection of stories written by Kage Baker and published by Tor Books. The stories are set in the universe of her series about The Company.

13716. Vådan av att vara Skrake

Kjell Westö

Vådan av att vara Skrake is a 2000 book written by Kjell Westö.

13718. If It Die . . .: An Autobiography

André Gide

This is the major autobiographical statement from Nobel laureate André Gide. In the events and musings recorded here we find the seeds of those themes that obsessed him throughout his career and imbued his classic novels The Immoralist and The Counterfeiters. Gide led a life of …

13719. The Magic Pudding

Norman Lindsay

The Magic Pudding: Being The Adventures of Bunyip Bluegum and his friends Bill Barnacle and Sam Sawnoff is an Australian children's book written and illustrated by Norman Lindsay. It is a comic fantasy, and a classic of Australian children's literature. The story is set in …

13720. Women Who Love Too Much

Robin Norwood

The relationship classic hailed by Erica Jong as “life-changing”—now updated with a new introduction and resource section!The #1 New York Times bestseller that asks: are you a woman who loves too much?-Do you find yourself attracted again and again to troubled, distant, moody …

13721. The First Three Minutes. A Modern View of the Origin …

Steven Weinberg

The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe is a 1977 book by American physicist Steven Weinberg. The book is currently available in its second edition released in 1993.

13722. The Dean's December

Saul Bellow

The Dean's December is a 1982 novel by the American author Saul Bellow. The first novel Bellow published after winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976, it is set in Chicago and Bucharest. The book's main character, Albert Corde, a meditative academic who faces a crisis, …

13723. Zoli

Colum McCann

A unique love story, a tale of loss, a parable of Europe, this haunting novel is an examination of intimacy and betrayal in a community rarely captured so vibrantly in contemporary literature. Zoli Novotna, a young woman raised in the traveling Gypsy tradition, is a poet by …

13725. Calligrammes

Guillaume Apollinaire

A fully annotated, bilingual edition, Calligrammes is a key work not only in Apollinaire’s own development but also in the evolution of modern French poetry. ApollinaireRoman by birth, Polish by name (Wilhelm-Apollinaris de Kostrowitski), Parisian by choicedied at thirty-eight …

13728. Pierrot mon ami

Raymond Queneau

Pierrot Mon Ami, considered by many to be one of Raymond Queneau’s finest achievements, is a quirky coming-of-age novel concerning a young man’s initiation into a world filled with deceit, fraud, and manipulation. From his short-lived job at a Paris amusement park where he helps …

13729. 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 …

13730. Rameau's Nephew

Denis Diderot

Rameau's Nephew, or the Second Satire is an imaginary philosophical conversation by Denis Diderot, written predominantly in 1761-2 and revised in 1773-4. It was first published in 1805 in German translation by Goethe, but the French manuscript used had subsequently disappeared. …

13731. A.L.I.E.E.N. : archives of lost issues and earthly …

Lewis Trondheim

Beaten up, tattered, and weather worn, this volume has crossed through space to become the first extra-terrestrial comic book in print on earth. The language and even the alphabet are alien, but as human readers will soon discover, the themes and stories are universal. These …

13732. Moll Flanders, an authoritative text: Backgrounds …

Daniel Defoe

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1722. It purports to be the true account of the life of the eponymous Moll, detailing her exploits from birth until old age. By 1721, Defoe had become a recognised novelist, …

13733. The deep range

Arthur C. Clarke

The Deep Range is a 1957 Arthur C. Clarke science fiction novel concerning a future sub-mariner who helps farm the seas. The story includes the capture of a sea monster similar to a kraken. It is based on a short story of the same name that was published in April 1954, in Argosy …

13734. The City of the Sun

Tommaso Campanella

The City of the Sun is a philosophical work by the Italian Dominican philosopher Tommaso Campanella. It is an important early utopian work. The work was written in Italian in 1602, shortly after Campanella's imprisonment for heresy and sedition. A Latin version was written in …

13735. Jem (S.F. Masterworks, Volume 41)

edited by Frederik Pohl

Jem is a novel written by Frederik Pohl.

13738. Incandescence

Greg Egan

The long-awaited new novel from Greg Egan! Hugo Award-winning author Egan returns to the field with Incandescence, a new novel of hard SF.The Amalgam spans nearly the entire galaxy, and is composed of innumerable beings from a wild variety of races, some human or near it, some …

13740. You Must Remember This

Joyce Carol Oates

You Must Remember This is a novel by Joyce Carol Oates. It tells the story of Enid Maria, a girl who falls in love with her uncle, a professional boxer. It also is about her family, the Stevicks, and their thriving life in Port Oriskany, a fictional industrial city in upstate …

13742. Leviathan, or the Whale

Philip Hoare

Leviathan, or the Whale is a book written by Philip Hoare.

13743. Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

Richard Wrangham

Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human is a book by British primatologist Richard Wrangham, published by Profile Books in England, and Basic Books in the USA. It argues the hypothesis that cooking food was an essential element in the physiological evolution of human beings. It …

13745. Wizard of the Crow

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Wizard of the Crow is a novel written by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, his first novel in more than twenty years. The story is set in the imaginary Free Republic of Aburĩria, autocratically governed by one man, known only as the Ruler. The novel received the 2008 Tähtifantasia Award for …

13746. Notes of a Native Son

James Baldwin

Notes of a Native Son is a non-fiction book by James Baldwin. It was Baldwin's first non-fiction book, and was published in 1955. The volume collects ten of Baldwin's essays, which had previously appeared in such magazines as Harper's Magazine, Partisan Review, and The New …

13747. 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 …

13748. Emmanuelle

Emmanuelle Arsan

Emmanuelle is an erotic novel by Emmanuelle Arsan originally written in French and published in France in 1967. It was translated into and published in English in 1971 by Mayflower Books. It is a series of explicit erotic fantasies of the author in which she has sex with …

13749. Expert in Murder, An: A New Mystery Featuring …

Nicola Upson

An Expert in Murder is a historical crime novel by Nicola Upson, published on March 6, 2008.

13751. Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology

Ayn Rand

Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology is a work of philosophy by Ayn Rand and Leonard Peikoff, which Rand considered her philosophical treatise. First published in its combined form in 1979, the majority of the book is Rand's summation of the Objectivist theory of concepts …

13752. The Finishing School

Muriel Spark

The Finishing School is the last novel written by Scottish author Muriel Spark and published by Viking Press in 2004. It concerns 'College Sunrise', a mixed-sex finishing school in Ouchy on the banks of Lake Geneva near Lausanne in Switzerland.

13753. The Second Mrs. Giaconda

E. L. Konigsburg

The Second Mrs. Giaconda, later The Second Mrs. Gioconda, is a historical novel for children by E. L. Konigsburg. Set primarily in Milan, Italy, it features Leonardo da Vinci, his servant Salai, and duchess Beatrice d'Este. Through the experiences of Salai narrated in third …

13754. Letters Home By Sylvia Plath. Correspondence 1950 - …

Sylvia Plath

Letters Home is a collection of letters written by Sylvia Plath to her family between her years at college, in 1950, and her death at age 30. Sylvia's mother, Aurelia Schober Plath, edited the letters and agreed to have the collection published by Harper & Row in 1975. …

13755. Surrender the pink

Carrie Fisher

Surrender the Pink is a romance novel by actress and author Carrie Fisher that was published in 1990. The title term, surrender the pink, is a colloquialism pertaining to male sexual advances to a female. It comes from the phrase, "They're all pink on the inside." This novel, …

13756. 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.

13757. The Way of a Serpent

Torgny Lindgren

The Way of a Serpent is a 1982 novel by Swedish author Torgny Lindgren. A film adaption by Bo Widerberg, The Serpent's Way, was made in 1986.

13758. Journey of Man : A Genetic Odyssey

Spencer Wells

The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey is a 2002 book by Spencer Wells, an American geneticist and anthropologist, in which he uses techniques and theories of genetics and evolutionary biology to trace the geographical dispersal of early human migrations out of Africa. The book …

13759. The Eyes of the Overworld (The Dying Earth, Book 2)

Jack Vance

The Eyes of the Overworld is a fantasy fix-up by Jack Vance, published by Ace in 1966, the second book in the Dying Earth series that Vance inaugurated in 1950. Retitled Cugel the Clever in its Vance Integral Edition, the book features the self-proclaimed Cugel the Clever in …

13760. The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern …

Lewis Hyde

The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property is a 1983 book by Lewis Hyde in which he examines the importance of gifts, their flow and movement and the impact that the modern market place has had on the circulation of gifts. Part of part I, "A Theory of Gifts", was …

13761. Miss Marple's Final Cases and Two Other Stories

Agatha Christie

Miss Marple's Final Cases and Two Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club in October 1979 retailing at £4.50. It was the last Christie book to be published under the Collins Crime Club imprint …

13763. Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living

Carrie Tiffany

Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living is a 2005 novel by Australian author Carrie Tiffany. It won the 2005 Western Australian Premier's Book Award for Fiction, and was shortlisted for the 2006 Miles Franklin Award and the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction.

13764. The Bloody Red Baron

Kim Newman

The Bloody Red Baron is a 1995 science fiction novel by British author Kim Newman. It is the second book in the Anno Dracula series and takes place during the Great War, 30 years after the first novel.

13765. 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.

13768. Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars

Jorge Amado

Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars is a Brazilian modernist novel. It was written by Jorge Amado in 1972 and was published in English in 1975, with a translation by Barbara Shelby.

13770. Exporers of the New Century

Magnus Mills

Explorers of the New Century is the fifth novel by Booker shortlisted author Magnus Mills, published in 2005.

13772. The Picts & the Martyrs: Or Not Welcome at All

Arthur Ransome

The Picts and the Martyrs is the eleventh book in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. It was published in 1943. This is the last completed book set in the Lake District and features the Blackett sisters, the Amazons and the Callum siblings, Dick and …

13773. Peter Duck: A Treasure Hunt in the Caribbees …

Arthur Ransome

Peter Duck is the third book in the Swallows and Amazons series by Arthur Ransome. The Swallows and Amazons sail to Crab Island with Captain Flint and Peter Duck, an old sailor, to recover buried treasure. During the voyage the Wildcat is chased by another vessel, the Viper, …

13779. The Copper Crown (Keltiad: The Tales of Aeron, Vol 1)

Patricia Kennealy

The Copper Crown is a book published in 1984 that was written by Patricia Kennealy-Morrison.

13780. Locked in Time (Laurel Leaf Books)

Lois Duncan

Locked in Time is a novel by Lois Duncan, first published in 1985. This book is categorized as a suspense novel for young adults. The story centers around a seventeen-year-old girl who attends a boarding school and whose mother recently died. The story is written solely from the …

13781. Kissing the Gunners Daughter, #15

Ruth Rendell

Kissing the Gunner's Daughter is a 1992 novel by the British mystery writer Ruth Rendell, featuring the recurring character Inspector Reg Wexford. The title of the book refers to historical corporal punishment in the Royal Navy where a sailor was positioned over a cannon to …

13782. The Making of the President 1960

Theodore H. White

The Making of the President, 1960, written by journalist Theodore White and published by Atheneum Publishers in 1961, is a book that recounts and analyzes the 1960 election in which John F. Kennedy was elected President of the United States. The book won the 1962 Pulitzer Prize …

13783. Near to the Wild Heart

Clarice Lispector

Near to the Wild Heart is Clarice Lispector's first novel, written from March to November 1942 and published around her twenty-third birthday in December 1943. The novel, written in a stream-of-consciousness style reminiscent of the English-language Modernists, centers on the …

13786. A Conflict of Visions

Thomas Sowell

A Conflict of Visions is a book by Thomas Sowell. It was originally published in 1987; a revised edition appeared in 2007. Sowell's opening chapter attempts to answer the question of why the same people tend to be political adversaries in issue after issue, when the issues vary …

13788. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity

Bill O'Reilly

A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity: A Memoir is a memoir by American political commentator Bill O'Reilly, published in 2008. It was published on September 23, 2008. It recounts his early life and includes his accounts of people who influenced him. It opened at number 2 on the New …

13789. Wolf Hunting

Jane Lindskold

Wolf Hunting is a novel in the Firekeeper Saga series by Jane Lindskold.

13791. 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.

13792. Okay for Now

Gary D. Schmidt

Okay for Now is a book written by Gary D. Schmidt.

13793. D. X.S. Book 2 -Daniel X: Watch the Skies

James Patterson

LIGHTS All's quiet in the small town of Holliswood. Television sets, computers, and portable devices are aglow in every home, classroom, and store. Yet not all is perfect. Evil is lurking, just out of sight, behind the screen. CAMERA Residing in this sleepy town is a villain …

13795. The Republic of Wine

Mo Yan

The Republic of Wine: A Novel is a satirical novel by Mo Yan This novel explores the relationship between Chinese people and food and drink, and comments on government corruption and excesses. It was translated to English by Howard Goldblatt. The novel has two distinct narrative …

13796. Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli …

George Jonas

Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team is a 1984 book by George Jonas describing part of Operation Wrath of God, the Israeli assassination campaign launched after the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. In some countries it was published under the title …

13797. The Book of Abraham

Marek Halter

The Book of Abraham is a historical novel written by Marek Halter that documents the history of his Jewish family. Although the early parts of the book are fictional, those parts taking place after the fifteenth century factually document the history of Marek Halter's family.

13798. Pan Tadeusz

Adam Mickiewicz

Pan Tadeusz is an epic poem by the Polish poet, writer and philosopher Adam Mickiewicz. The book was first published in June 1834 in Paris, and is considered by many to be the last great epic poem in European literature. Pan Tadeusz is recognized as the national epic of Poland. …

13799. *Vendetta

Michael Dibdin

Vendetta is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the second book in the popular Aurelio Zen series. Zen has earned a return to the fold of actual police work, but now Officials in a high government ministry are desperate to finger someone—anyone—for the murder of an eccentric …



continue with book 13801 - 14000