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.

13803. Train To Pakistan

Khushwant Singh

Train To Pakistan is a historical novel by Khushwant Singh, published in 1956. It recounts the Partition of India in August 1947. Instead of depicting the Partition in terms of only the political events surrounding it, Singh digs into a deep local focus, providing a human …

13804. The Alice B.Toklas Cookbook (Cook's Classic Library)

Alice B. Toklas

The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, first published in 1954, is one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time. Written by Alice B. Toklas, writer Gertrude Stein's life partner, Toklas wrote this book as a favor to Random House to make up for her unwillingness at the time to write her …

13805. Seventh Tower, the #06: The Violet Keystone

Garth Nix

The Violet Keystone is the sixth and last book in Garth Nix's The Seventh Tower series, published in 2001 by Scholastic. Tal and Milla, along with some allies, are now face to face with the evil that plans to destroy their world. In this book, they travel one last time to Aenir, …

13806. The Spider and the Fly

Mary Howitt

The Spider and the Fly is a book written by Mary Botham Howitt and illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi.

13807. What to Do When Someone Dies

Nicci French

What To Do When Someone Dies is a 2009 novel by Nicci French. It concerns a young woman whose husband dies in mysterious circumstances, and her struggle to deal with her bereavement and make sense of his death. It was dramatised for television as a three-part series, Without …

13809. Then there were five

Elizabeth Enright

Then There Were Five is a children's novel by award-winning author Elizabeth Enright. The third of her four books about the Melendy family, it is preceded by The Saturdays and The Four-Story Mistake, and followed by Spiderweb for Two: A Melendy Maze. Then There Were Five takes …

13810. On My Honor S

Marion Dane Bauer

On My Honor is a short Newbery Honor-winning novel by Marion Dane Bauer, first published in 1986. The book is frequently read in the United States as part of elementary school curricular. The title "On My Honor" is taken from a promise Joel makes to his father about not going …

13812. Canto General

Pablo Neruda

Canto General is Pablo Neruda's tenth book of poems. It was first published in Mexico in 1950, by Talleres Gráficos de la Nación. Neruda began to compose it in 1938. "Canto General" consists of 15 sections, 231 poems, and more than 15,000 lines. This work attempts to be a …

13815. Madwand, Sequel to Changeling

Roger Zelazny

Madwand is a 1981 fantasy novel by Roger Zelazny. It is a sequel to Changeling.

13816. Felix Holt: the Radical

George Eliot

Felix Holt, the Radical is a social novel written by George Eliot about political disputes in a small English town at the time of the First Reform Act of 1832. In January 1868, Eliot penned an article entitled "Address to Working Men, by Felix Holt". This came on the heels of …

13819. Star Wars: New Jedi Order: Destiny's Way

Walter Jon Williams

Destiny's Way is the fourteenth installment of the New Jedi Order series of Star Wars novels. It was written by Walter Jon Williams and published in 2002 by Del Rey Books.

13820. Only Human

Gareth Roberts

Only Human is a BBC Books original novel written by Gareth Roberts and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It was published on September 8, 2005, alongside The Deviant Strain and The Stealers of Dreams. It features the Ninth Doctor, …

13821. The Sleeper Awakes

Herbert George Wells

The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian science fiction novel by H. G. Wells about a man who sleeps for two hundred and three years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, because of compound interest on his bank accounts, he has become the richest man in the world. The …

13822. Dark Hollow

Brian Keene

Dark Hollow is a 2006 horror novel written by Brian Keene. It tells the story of Adam Senft, a struggling writer who discovers that an evil satyr has been summoned by Nelson LeHorn, a local witch. The satyr is hypnotising and abducting women in Adam's local town in order to …

13823. SPQR I: The King's Gambit

John Maddox Roberts

SPQR I: The King's Gambit is a book written by John Maddox Roberts.

13824. Lost Souls

Dean Koontz

Lost Souls is the fourth novel of Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series.

13825. The Eagle (Camulod Chronicles, 9, Clothar the Frank)

Jack Whyte

The Eagle is the final novel in the A Dream of Eagles series. The Eagle follows the continuing story of Clothar from when he meets Arthur Pendragon, to, and possibly after, King Arthur's death. It also is noted for having a sympathetic portrait of Mordred. The novel was released …

13826. Professor Unrat

Heinrich Mann

Professor Unrat, which translates as "Professor Garbage," is one of the most important works of Heinrich Mann and has achieved notoriety through film adaptations, most notably Der blaue Engel with Marlene Dietrich. The book caricatures the middle and upper class educational …

13827. Mystery Walk

Robert R. McCammon

Mystery Walk is a 1983 horror novel by Robert R. McCammon. It was first published on May 13, 1983 through Holt, Rinehart & Winston and follows Billy Creekmore, a young boy capable of seeing and exorcising spirits.

13828. Lord of misrule

Jaimy Gordon

Lord of Misrule is a 2010 novel by American writer Jaimy Gordon. It won the 2010 National Book Award for fiction.

13829. A Fighting Man of Mars (Martian Tales of Edgar Rice …

Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Fighting Man of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fantasy novel, the seventh of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it on February 28, 1929, and the finished story was first published in Blue Book Magazine as a six-part serial in the issues for April to …

13830. Beaches

Iris Rainer Dart

Beaches is a novel written by Iris Rainer Dart and is about two friends, struggling actress Cee Cee Bloom and the conventional Bertie Barron. The story follows them through their life as young girls until their mid-late 30s.

13831. Black and White autographed copy

David Macaulay

Black and White is a book by David Macaulay. Released by Houghton Mifflin, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1991. The book contains four different illustrated stories told at once, two on the left hand page and two on the right. Each story has a …

13832. Eye of the Labyrinth

Jennifer Fallon

Eye of the Labyrinth is a fantasy novel written by Australian author Jennifer Fallon. It is the second in a trilogy titled The Second Sons.

13834. The Art of Dreaming

Carlos Castaneda

The Art of Dreaming is a book written by anthropologist Carlos Castaneda and published in 1993. It details events and techniques during a period of the author's apprenticeship with the Yaqui Indian Sorcerer, don Juan Matus, between 1960 and 1965.

13838. How I Became a Nun

César Aira

How I Became a Nun by César Aira is a novel set in Rosario, Argentina, about a precocious six-year-old named César Aira. César the character, who claims to be, alternately, a boy and a girl, has a hyper-developed sense of reality, a plethora of hang-ups, and a casual …

13839. Cloud's Rider

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Cloud's Rider is a science fiction novel written by United States science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh, and was first published by Warner Books in September 1996. It is the second of a series of two novels written by Cherryh and is set in the author's Finisterre …

13840. In America

Susan Sontag

As an essayist, Susan Sontag has tended to stick pretty rigorously to the modern age, whether she's anatomizing the wild world of camp or roasting Leni Riefenstahl over the coals. But in her fiction--particularly in such fin-de-siècle productions as The Volcano Lover--she's …

13842. Moon Shot The Inside Story of America's Race to the …

Alan Shepard

Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon is a book written by Mercury Seven astronaut Alan Shepard, with NBC News correspondent Jay Barbree and Associated Press space writer Howard Benedict. Astronaut Donald K. "Deke" Slayton is also listed as an author, …

13843. Savage Season: Hap and Leonard 1

Joe R. Lansdale

Savage Season is a crime novel by American writer Joe R. Lansdale, published in 1990. It is the first in a series of books and stories written by Lansdale featuring the characters Hap Collins and Leonard Pine. The novel was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel of …

13844. Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy

Jude the Obscure, the last completed of Thomas Hardy's novels, began as a magazine serial in December 1894 and was first published in book form in 1895. Its protagonist, Jude Fawley, is a working-class young man, a stonemason, who dreams of becoming a scholar. The other main …

13845. Not Quite Dead Enough

Rex Stout

Not Quite Dead Enough is a Nero Wolfe double mystery by Rex Stout published in 1944 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. The volume contains two novellas that first appeared in The American Magazine: "Not Quite Dead Enough" "Booby Trap" In these two stories Archie Goodwin, Wolfe's …

13847. The culture of Narcissism : American life in an age …

Christopher Lasch

The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations is a book by the cultural historian Christopher Lasch, first published by W. W. Norton in January 1979. It explores the roots and ramifications of the normalizing of pathological narcissism in 20th …

13848. The Way to Dusty Death

Alistair MacLean

The Way to Dusty Death is a thriller novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. It was originally published in 1973. The title is a quotation from a famous passage in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 5.

13850. Space Viking

H. Beam Piper

Space Viking is a science fiction novel written by H. Beam Piper and is set in his Terro-Human future history. It tells the story of one man's search for his wife's murderer and its unexpected consequences. The story was originally serialized in Analog magazine, then published …

13851. Evig natt

Alistair MacLean

Night Without End is a thriller novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1959. The author has been complimented for the excellent depiction of the unforgiving Arctic environment; among others, the Times Literary Supplement gave it strongly favorable notices …

13852. The Last Ship

William Brinkley

The Last Ship is a 1988 post-apocalyptic fiction novel written by William Brinkley. A television series loosely based on the novel premiered on June 22, 2014, on TNT. The Last Ship tells the story of a United States Navy guided missile destroyer, the fictional USS Nathan James, …

13854. Colonization: Aftershocks Vol. 3

Harry Turtledove

Colonization: Aftershocks is an alternate history and science fiction novel by Harry Turtledove. It is the third and final novel of the Colonization series, as well as the seventh installment in the extended Worldwar series.

13856. Cat Royal: 1 - The Diamond of Drury Lane

Julia Golding

The Diamond of Drury Lane is a children's historical novel by Julia Golding which won the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award in 2006. The book is set on 1 January 1790.

13858. Flower Net: A Red Princess Mystery (Red Princess …

Lisa See

Flower Net by Lisa See is the first of the Red Princess mysteries. The other two novels in the series are The Interior and Dragon Bones. Flower Net explores the state of US-China relations in the early months of 1997, especially in terms of international politics, human …

13859. 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 …

13861. The Easy Way to Stop Smoking : Join the Millions Who …

Allen Carr

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking is a self-help book written by British author and accountant Allen Carr. The book aims to help people quit smoking, offering a range of different methods. The book is the most famous book of Carr, as it resonated widely in the world and became a …

13862. The Knight of the Sacred Lake (Guinevere Series #2)

Rosalind Miles

The Knight of the Sacred Lake is a 2001 historical fantasy novel by Rosalind Miles.

13864. Enrique's Journey

Sonia Nazario

First published in 2006, Enrique's Journey is a national best-seller by Sonia Nazario, about a 17-year-old boy from Honduras who makes the difficult journey from his hometown of Tegucigalpa to the United States in order to be reunited with his mother. It was first published in …

13865. Cold Copper Tears (Garrett P.I. 2)

Glen Cook

Cold Copper Tears is the third novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

13866. Tinder Box

Minette Walters

The Tinder Box is a crime novella by English writer Minette Walters. First published in Dutch as part of their annual "BookWeek" scheme, the story wasn't available in English until 2004.

13869. The Light Bearer (Light Bearer 1)

Donna Gillespie

The Light Bearer is a 1994 historical novel by Donna Gillespie set in first century Rome, during the reigns of the Emperors Nero and Domitian. The novel centers upon three historical events: the Emperor Domitian’s war with the Germanic Chattian tribe in 83 A.D.; the inauguration …

13870. A Division of the Spoils

Paul Scott

A Division of the Spoils is the 1975 novel by Paul Scott that concludes his Raj Quartet.

13871. Flux

Stephen Baxter

Flux is a 1993 science fiction novel by British author Stephen Baxter. It is the third book in Baxter's Xeelee Sequence.

13872. The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation For The …

Edward Gorey

The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium is an illustrated book by American author/illustrator Edward Gorey, and is a sequel to his The Haunted Tea Cozy dedicated to the memory of Lancelot Brown. The story features the Bahhumbug throughout its 30 …

13874. Hot Springs

Stephen Hunter

Hot Springs is a fictional work by Stephen Hunter, published in 2000. Hot Springs is a novel telling about gangsters and gambling in U.S. city Hot Springs, Arkansas. It is the first novel in the series featuring Hunter's character Earl Swagger. It is summer 1946 and Earl …

13875. 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 …

13876. The Dark Volume

G.W. Dahlquist

The Dark Volume is a novel in the Steampunk genre by GW Dahlquist. It is his second novel after 2006's The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters.

13878. Kiss of the Spider Woman

Manuel Puig

Kiss of the Spider Woman is a 1976 novel by Argentine writer Manuel Puig. It depicts the daily conversations between two cellmates in an Argentine prison, Molina and Valentín, and the intimate bond they form in the process. It is generally considered Puig's most successful work. …

13879. 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 …

13880. Against Method : Outline of an anarchistic theory of …

Paul Feyerabend

Against Method: Outline of an Anarchist Theory of Knowledge is a 1975 book about the philosophy of science by Paul Feyerabend, who argues that science is an anarchic, not a nomic, enterprise. In the context of this work, the term anarchy refers to epistemological anarchy.

13882. Anatomy of Criticism

Northrop Frye

Herman Northrop Frye's Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays attempts to formulate an overall view of the scope, theory, principles, and techniques of literary criticism derived exclusively from literature. Frye consciously omits all specific and practical criticism, instead …

13885. *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 …

13886. The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide

Stephenie Meyer

The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide is a spin-off encyclopedic reference book for the The Twilight Saga book series, written by Stephenie Meyer and was released on April 12, 2011. The Guide includes exclusive new material about the world Meyer created in Twilight, …

13887. A Gathering of Days

Joan Blos

A Gathering of Days; A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32 is a historical novel by Joan Blos that won the 1980 National Book Award for Children's Books and the 1980 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature. The book is written in the form of a journal kept …

13888. The Enigma of Arrival

V.S. Naipaul

The Enigma of Arrival: A Novel in Five Sections is a 1987 novel by Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul. Mostly an autobiography, the book is composed of five sections that reflect the growing familiarity and changing perceptions of Naipaul upon his arrival in various countries after …

13889. The case of the late pig : an Albert Campion mystery

Margery Allingham

The Case of the Late Pig is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published 1937, by Hodder & Stoughton. It is the ninth novel featuring the mysterious Albert Campion and his butler/valet/bodyguard Magersfontein Lugg.

13890. The Marriage of Figaro

Pierre de Beaumarchais

The Marriage of Figaro is a comedy in five acts, written in 1778 by Pierre Beaumarchais. This play is the second in the Figaro trilogy, preceded by The Barber of Seville and followed by The Guilty Mother. In the first play, The Barber, the story begins with a simple love …

13891. Witches of East End

Melissa de la Cruz

Witches of East End is a 2011 novel by author Melissa de la Cruz and the first entry in her Beauchamp Family series. It was published on June 21, 2011, by Hyperion Books and follows a family of Long Island witches struggling against dark forces conspiring against them. Witches …

13892. The Americans (Kent Family Chronicles, Vol. 8)

John Jakes

The Americans is a historical novel written by John Jakes and originally published in 1979, and is the eighth and last book in The Kent Family Chronicles. The novel intermingles fictional characters with historical events and figures, to tell the story of the United States.

13893. Dune Messiah

Frank Herbert

Dune Messiah is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, the second in his Dune series of six novels. It was originally serialized in Galaxy magazine in 1969. The American and British editions have different prologues summarizing events in the previous novel. Dune Messiah and …

13894. Service with a Smile

P. G. Wodehouse

Service with a Smile is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 15 October 1961 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, and in the United Kingdom on 17 August 1962 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It is the eighth full-length novel set at Blandings …

13895. Fever Season (Benjamin January mystery)

Barbara Hambly

Fever Season is a book published in 1998 and written by Barbara Hambly.

13896. City of the Sun

David Levien [director]

City of the Sun is a crime/suspense novel by David Levien, published by Random House Books. Levien is currently working on a film script of the book.

13897. Verdigris Deep

Frances Hardinge

Verdigris Deep is a children's fantasy novel by Frances Hardinge. It concerns three children who fall into the power of a "well witch" after stealing coins from a wishing well. They are given various powers to grant the wishes of others. While many of the wishes seem harmless …

13900. The Waterless Sea (Chanters Of Tremaris, Book Two)

Kate Constable

The Waterless Sea is the second book in The Chanters of Tremaris Trilogy by Kate Constable.

13901. The Better Part of Darkness

Kelly Gay

The Better Part of Darkness is a book published in 2009 that was written by Kelly Gay.

13902. Seeker (Noble Warriors)

William Nicholson

Seeker is the first book in the Noble Warriors trilogy, written by William Nicholson.

13903. Oregon Files Book 6: Corsair

Clive Cussler

Corsair is the 6th novel in The Oregon Files by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul. The book follows the enigmatic Juan Cabrillo and the Corporation team's mission to recover the US Secretary of State Fiona Katamora before the upcoming peace summit, which is being held in Tripoli. …

13905. Fallen

Karin Slaughter

Fallen is a novel by bestselling author Karin Slaughter that combines characters from her Will Trent series and Grant County series. It is her eleventh full length novel. It was originally released in hardback in June 2011. Her other novels that combine the Will Trent and Grant …

13906. Dragon Seed (The Oriental Novels of Pearl)

Pearl S. Buck

Dragon Seed is a novel by Pearl S. Buck first published in 1942. It describes the lives of Chinese peasants in a village outside Nanjing, China immediately prior to and during the Japanese invasion in 1937. Some characters seek protection in the city while others become …

13907. Fifty Shades Freed

E. L. James

Fifty Shades Freed is the third and final installment of the erotic romance Fifty Shades Trilogy by British author E. L. James. After accepting entrepreneur Christian Grey's proposal in Fifty Shades Darker, Anastasia Steele must adjust not only to married life but to her new …

13908. Mary Anne

Daphne du Maurier

'Like its heroine the book is possessed of such unforgettably vivid charm that one is seduced' L. S. Hilton, author of MaestraIn Regency London, the only way for a woman to succeed is to beat men at their own game. So when Mary Anne Clarke seeks an escape from her squalid …

13909. Kent Family Chronicles, Book 6 - The Warriors

John Jakes

The Warriors is a historical novel written by John Jakes and originally published in 1977. It is book six in a series known as The Kent Family Chronicles or the American Bicentennial Series. The novel mixes fictional characters with historical events and figures, to narrate the …

13910. The Escapement

K. J. Parker

The final volume in K. J. Parker's Engineer Trilogy fantasy series.

13911. The Circus of Dr.Lao (Bison Frontiers of Imagination …

Charles G. Finney

The Circus of Dr. Lao is a novel written by Arizona newspaperman Charles G. Finney and illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff. It won one of the inaugural National Book Awards: the Most Original Book of 1935. Many later editions omit the illustrations.

13912. Murder in Grub Street

Bruce Alexander Cook

Murder in Grub Street is the second historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

13914. Brazil

John Updike

Brazil is a 1994 novel by the American author John Updike. It contains many elements of magical realism. It is a retelling of the ancient tale of Tristan and Isolde, the subject of many works in opera and ballet. Tristão Raposo, a nineteen-year-old black child of the Rio slums, …

13916. The Blind Man of Seville (Javier Falcon Thrillers)

Robert Wilson

The Silent and the Damned is the second novel in Robert Wilson's critically acclaimed Javier Falcón series, set in Seville. The novel won the Gumshoe Award for Best European Crime Novel in 2006 in the USA, where the novel was published with the title The Vanished Hands, and was …

13919. Shiloh

Shelby Foote

Shiloh: A Novel is an historical novel about the American Civil War battle of that name, written in 1952 by Shelby Foote. It employs the first-person perspectives of several protagonists, Union and Confederate, to give a moment-by-moment depiction of the battle.

13923. Trump: The Art of the Deal

Donald Trump

Trump: The Art of the Deal is a 1987 book by business magnate Donald Trump, that is part memoir and part a business advice book. It reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list and held a position in the list for 51 weeks. It was the first book by Donald Trump. Trump was …

13925. For the Term of His Natual Life

Marcus Clarke

For the Term of His Natural Life, written by Marcus Clarke, was published in the Australian Journal between 1870 and 1872, appearing as a novel in 1874. It is the best known novelisation of life as a convict in early Australian history. Described as a "ripping yarn", and at …

13926. The Origins of the Second World War

A. J. P. Taylor

The Origins of the Second World War is a non-fiction book by the English historian A. J. P. Taylor, examining the causes of World War II. It was first published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton.

13927. A Question of Upbringing (A Dance to the Music of …

Anthony Powell

A Question of Upbringing is the opening novel in Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time, a twelve-volume cycle spanning much of the 20th century. Published in 1951, it begins the story of a trio of boys, Nicholas Jenkins, Charles Stringham, and Peter Templer, who are …

13928. Love, Poverty and War

Christopher Hitchens

Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays is a collection of essays and reportage by author, journalist and literary critic Christopher Hitchens. The title of the book is explained in the introduction, which informs the reader that "an antique saying has it that a man's life …

13929. Sessanta racconti

Dino Buzzati

Sessanta racconti is a 1958 short story collection by the Italian writer Dino Buzzati. The first 36 stories had been published previously, while the rest were new. Subjects covered include the horror and surreality of life in a modern city, the existential aspects of advanced …

13932. The Killing of Worlds

Scott Westerfeld

The Killing of Worlds is a science fiction novel by Scott Westerfeld. The events detailed below immediately follow those of the novel The Risen Empire. Imperial Captain Laurent Zai is sent on a suicide mission to defeat an incursion by the Rix, a space-faring nation who worship …

13934. Passion's Promise

Danielle Steel

Passion's Promise is a 1977 novel by Danielle Steel also published under the title Golden Moments.

13935. Galaxy in Flames

Ben Counter

The third Horus Heresy title returns in mass market paperback format Having made a miraculous recovery from the grievous injuries he suffered on Davin, Warmaster Horus now leads the triumphant Imperial forces against the rebel world of Isstvan III. An unprecedented alliance …

13936. Great Indian Novel, The

Shashi Tharoor

The Great Indian Novel is a satirical novel by Shashi Tharoor. It is a fictional work that takes the story of the Mahabharata, the epic of Hindu mythology, and recasts and resets it in the context of the Indian Independence Movement and the first three decades post-independence. …

13937. Google Hacks: [100 Industrial-strength Tips & …

Rael Dornfest

Google Hacks: Tips & Tools for Smarter Searching is a book of tips about Google, a popular Web search engine, by Tara Calishain and Rael Dornfest. It was listed in the New York Times top ten business paperbacks in May 2003, considered at the time to be "unprecedented" for a …

13938. Famous Five #02 Five Go Adventuring Again

Enid Blyton

Five Go Adventuring Again is the second book in the Famous Five series by the British author, Enid Blyton.

13939. Blood Rain (Aurelio Zen Book 7)

Michael Dibdin

Blood Rain is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the seventh entry in the popular Aurelio Zen series.

13940. A German Requiem (Berlin Noir #3)

Philip Kerr

A German Requiem is a historical detective novel and the last in the Berlin Noir trilogy written by Philip Kerr.

13942. Trent's Last Case (Dover Mystery Classics)

E. C. Bentley

Trent's Last Case is a detective novel written by E.C. Bentley and first published in 1913. Its central character reappeared subsequently in the novel Trent's Own Case and the short-story collection Trent Intervenes.

13943. Double vision

Pat Barker

Double Vision is a novel by Pat Barker, published in 2003. The Observer described the book as a "strongly written, oddly constructed new novel".

13944. History of the United States of America, The Penguin …

Hugh Brogan

The Penguin History of the United States of America is a non-fiction book about the history of the United States written by Hugh Brogan and published by Penguin Books. It was originally titled The Longman History of the United States of America, published by the Longman company …

13945. The Land That Time Forgot [The Land That Time …

Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Land That Time Forgot is a fantasy novel by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Caspak trilogy. His working title for the story was "The Lost U-Boat." The sequence was first published in Blue Book Magazine as a three-part serial in the issues for …

13946. The Warren Buffett Way

Robert Hagstrom

The Warren Buffett Way, a book by author Robert Hagstrom, outlines the principles of value investing practiced by successful investor Warren Buffett.

13947. The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox

Barry Hughart

When I got out of Andover in the 1950s I suffered from fairly severe depression, but this was back when the only such term recognized by the medical profession was “depressive” following “manic” which was one bad gig until some genius renamed it “bipolar disorder” and after that …

13948. Children of the Serpent Gate: Book 3 of The Tears of …

Sarah Ash

Children of the Serpent Gate is a book published in 2005 that was written by Sarah Ash.

13949. Shame the devil

George Pelecanos

Shame the Devil is a 2000 crime novel written by George Pelecanos. It is set in Washington DC and focuses on a botched robbery and its consequences. It is the last of four books comprising the D.C. Quartet. The other books in this series are The Big Blowdown, King Suckerman, and …

13951. A Calculus of Angels (The Age of Unreason, Book 2)

Greg Keyes

A Calculus of Angels is the second book in Gregory Keyes' The Age of Unreason series. It was initially published by Del Rey on March 30, 1999. A follow up to Newton's Cannon, the book is set in 1722 and continues the alternate history where Isaac Newton discovers that alchemy …

13952. Inconvenient Woman, An

Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed. Until Jules falls in love with Flo March, a beautiful actress/waitress. What Flo discovers about the superrich …

13953. River Of Time, The

David Brin

The River of Time is an anthology of science fiction short stories by David Brin.

13954. Hull Zero Three

Greg Bear

A starship hurtles through the emptiness of space. Its destination-unknown. Its purpose-a mystery. Now, one man wakes up. Ripped from a dream of a new home-a new planet and the woman he was meant to love in his arms-he finds himself wet, naked, and freezing to death. The dark …

13955. The sunlight dialogues [by] John Gardner. Illus. by …

John Gardner

The Sunlight Dialogues is a 1972 novel by the American author John Gardner.

13956. Play To The End

Robert Goddard

Play to the End is a crime novel by Robert Goddard first published in 2004. It is set in Brighton in December 2002 and revolves around a local entrepreneur whose wealth may be based on shady practices carried out by his family business at some point in the past.

13958. Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Michael J. Sandel

Justice: What's the right thing to do? is a 2009 book on political philosophy by Michael J. Sandel.

13959. Pity the Nation

Robert Fisk

Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War is a book by award winning English journalist Robert Fisk. The book is an account of the Lebanese civil war 1975–1990 which Fisk lived through and reported on. It gives an insight into the machinations of the war and has many eyewitness accounts …

13960. The Emperors of Chocolate

Joël Glenn Brenner

The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars is a book by Joël Glenn Brenner published on December 22, 1998 by Random House, Inc.. The book chronicles the stories of the history of Mars, Incorporated and The Hershey Company.

13961. The Hunger (2001 Paperback)

Whitley Strieber

The Hunger is a novel by Whitley Strieber. The plot involves a beautiful and wealthy vampire named Miriam Blaylock who takes human lovers and transforms them into vampire-human hybrids. The novel is unusual in that it deals with the practical considerations of vampirism, such as …

13963. Two Bear Mambo

Joe R. Lansdale

The Two-Bear Mambo is a suspense\crime novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It is the third book in the Hap and Leonard series of novels by Lansdale.

13964. Gump and Co

Winston Groom

Gump & Co. is a 1995 novel by Winston Groom. It is the sequel to his novel Forrest Gump, and the Academy Award-winning film Forrest Gump, with Tom Hanks. It was written to chronicle Forrest's life throughout the 1980s.

13965. Mussolini his Part in my Downfall

Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan's fourth volume of war memoirs, Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall, spans the landing in Salerno, Italy, September 23, 1943, to his being invalided. While this is only four months, the text is nearly as long as the three earlier volumes together. Although the …

13967. The Gammage Cup: A Novel of the Minnipins

Carol Kendall

The Gammage Cup is a children's book by Carol Kendall. It was first published in 1959 in the United Kingdom as The Minnipins and in the United States as The Gammage Cup. It was later republished by Scholastic in November 1991 and by Harcourt in 2000. It tells the story of a race …

13968. Wizard's Hall

Jane Yolen

Wizard's Hall is a 1991 fantasy novel by Jane Yolen. The Harry Potter series, which began publishing eight years later, has many similarities. However, Yolen believes the similarities are coincidental.

13969. Frisk

Dennis Cooper

Frisk is a 1991 novel by Dennis Cooper. In 1995, the book was made into a film of the same name directed by Todd Verow.

13970. Where'S Waldo

Martin Handford

Where's Wally?, published in the United States and Canada as Where's Waldo?, is the title of the first book in the Where's Wally? series, published in 1987. In the book, Wally travels to everyday places, where he sends postcards to the reader, and the reader must locate Wally in …

13972. The Way to Rainy Mountain (Momaday, N. Scott, …

N. Scott Momaday

The Way to Rainy Mountain is a book by Pulitzer Prize winning author N. Scott Momaday. It is about the journey of Momaday's Kiowa ancestors from their ancient beginnings in the Montana area to their final war and surrender to the United States Cavalry at Fort Sill, and …

13973. Castaways of the Flying Dutchman

Brian Keene

Castaways of the Flying Dutchman is the first novel in the Castaways series by Brian Jacques, published in 2001. It is based on the legend of the cursed ship the Flying Dutchman. A young boy, Nebuchadnezzar, and his dog, Denmark, are the lone survivors of the Flying Dutchman, …

13974. New Jedi Order #18: The Final Prophecy

Greg Keyes

The Final Prophecy is a novel in the New Jedi Order series, written by Greg Keyes. Published and released in 2003, it is the eighteenth installment of the series, which is set in the Star Wars universe.

13975. S Is for Space

Ray Bradbury

S is for Space is a collection of science fiction short stories written by Ray Bradbury. It was compiled for the Young Adult sections of libraries.

13976. Season of the Machete

James Patterson

Cool and glamorous, they appear to be a successful couple on a holiday. Yet Damian and Carrie Rose are psychopathic murderers for hire. On this picture-perfect vacation island, their target is Peter Macdonald, a dashing young American who forsakes a life of leisure to confront …

13977. Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

David Lipsky

Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace is a 2010 book by David Lipsky, about a five day road trip with the author David Foster Wallace. Lipsky, a novelist and contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, recounts his time spent …

13979. Deadly Relations: Bester Ascendant (Babylon 5: Psi …

Greg Keyes

Babylon 5: Deadly Relations – Bester Ascendant is a Babylon 5 novel by J. Gregory Keyes.

13980. Generation Warriors

Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Moon

Generation Warriors is a science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Moon. published by Baen Books in 1990. It concludes the Planet Pirates trilogy, which McCaffrey wrote alternately with Moon and Jody Lynn Nye, and it is the last book in the Ireta series that she …

13981. Sarek

A.C. Crispin

Sarek is a novel by A. C. Crispin, set in the fictional Star Trek universe. It is set shortly after the motion picture Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Ambassador Sarek of Vulcan discovers evidence of a complicated plot to cripple the United Federation of Planets; he must …

13982. Star Trek II The Wrath of Kahn (Star Trek No 7)

Vonda N. McIntyre

The Entropy Effect is a novel by Vonda N. McIntyre set in the fictional Star Trek Universe. It was originally published in 1981 by Pocket Books and is the second in its long-running series of Star Trek novels. It is also the first source to give Sulu and Uhura first names later …

13983. I, Q

John de Lancie

I, Q is a 2000 Star Trek novel by John de Lancie and Peter David, set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fictional universe. Like all Star Trek novels, it is not considered canon. The novel depicts Q joining forces with Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Lieutenant Commander Data to …

13984. Born of Fire

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Fire is a book published in 2009 that was written by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

13985. The Shiva Option (Starfire 4)

David Weber

The Shiva Option, published by Baen Books, is the sequel to David Weber and Steve White's military science fiction novel In Death Ground.

13986. Reincarnation

Suzanne Weyn

Reincarnation is a 2008 fantasy novel by American author Suzanne Weyn. The novel was released on January 1, 2008. It tells the story of a two lovers who attempt to find each other through the centuries. The narrative follows the action through time. The individuals are followed …

13988. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and …

Kevin Boyle

An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggleIn 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to …

13990. Dante's equation

Jane Jensen

Dante's Equation is a novel written by Jane Jensen and published in 2003. It was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award and received a Special Citation for it.

13991. Savage Love: Straight Answers from A Queer Sex …

Dan Savage

Savage Love: Straight Answers from America's Most Popular Sex Columnist is a non-fiction book by sex columnist Dan Savage. It was first published in 1998 by Plume. In Savage Love, the author recounts his early sexual education and experiences, as well as his initial impetus to …

13994. The Scarecrow and His Servant

Philip Pullman

The Scarecrow and his Servant is a children's novel by Philip Pullman, first published in 2004. It tells the story of a scarecrow who comes alive after being struck by lightning and sets out on a quest with Jack, an orphan he hires as his servant. As he goes on his quest he …

13995. The Yankee years

Joe Torre

The Yankee Years is a book written by Tom Verducci and Joe Torre. The book chronicles Torre's years as manager of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees from 1996 to 2007. It goes into great detail on Torre's relationship with the players, general manager Brian Cashman, team …

13996. Vienna Prelude

Bodie Thoene

Vienna Prelude is the first book of the Zion Covenant historical fiction series by Bodie and Brock Thoene. It won the ECPA Gold Medallion Award after being published in 2005.

13997. King Kelson, Book 4: King Kelson's Bride

Katherine Kurtz

King Kelson's Bride is a historical fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Ace Books in 2000. It was the thirteenth of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, and the only novel in the series that was not part of a trilogy. In terms of the …

13999. Beyond The Blue Moon (Hawk & Fisher, Book 7)

Simon R. Green

Beyond the Blue Moon is a book published in 2000 that was written by Simon R. Green.

14000. Pale Horse Coming

Stephen Hunter

Pale Horse Coming is a novel by Stephen Hunter published in 2001. It is his second book in the series featuring the character of Earl Swagger.



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