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.

14204. Zaak 40/61

Harry Mulisch

The trial of Adolf Eichmann began in 1961 under a deceptively simple label, "criminal case 40/61." Hannah Arendt covered the trial for the New Yorker magazine and recorded her observations in Eichmann in Jerusalem: The Banality of Evil. Harry Mulisch was also assigned to cover …

14220. Ayako

Osamu Tezuka

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

14224. The Czar's Madman

Jaan Kross

Timo von Bock's release by the Czar from nine years' incarceration does not spell the end of the Baron's troubles: he is confined to his Livonian estate to live under the constant eye of police informers planted among his own household, and is subjected to endless humiliations. …

14226. Bitter lemons of Cyprus

Lawrence Durrell

Bitter Lemons is an autobiographical work by writer Lawrence Durrell, describing the three years he spent on the island of Cyprus. The book was awarded the Duff Cooper Prize for 1957, the second year the prize was awarded.

14231. The Man in the Maze (Rediscover Science Fiction …

Robert Silverberg

The Man in the Maze is a novel written by American writer Robert Silverberg, published in 1969. Originally serialized in the magazine, Worlds_of_If April 1968, pp. 5-57 & May 1968, pp. 108-158. It tells the tale of a man rendered incapable of interacting normally with other …

14232. Death at the Bar

Ngaio Marsh

Death at the Bar is a 1940 novel by Ngaio Marsh which was adapted for television in 1993 as part of the Inspector Alleyn Mysteries. The episode was directed by Michael Winterbottom and starred Patrick Malahide as Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn. The title is a pun on the legal …

14233. The Secret of the Old Mill (The Hardy Boys Mysteries …

Franklin W. Dixon

The Secret of the Old Mill is Volume 3 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book ranks 86th on Publishers Weekly's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List for the United States, with 1,467,645 copies sold by 2001. This book is …

14236. The Lonely Londoners

Sam Selvon

The Lonely Londoners is a 1956 novel by Trinidadian author Samuel Selvon. Its publication marked the first literary work focusing on poor, working-class blacks in the beat writer tradition following the enactment of the British Nationality Act 1948.

14237. Heat of the Day. The

Elizabeth Bowen

The Heat of the Day is a novel written by Elizabeth Bowen, first published in 1948 in the United Kingdom, and in 1949 in the United States of America. The Heat of the Day revolves around the relationship between Stella Rodney and her lover Robert Kelway, with the interfering …

14241. Bruchstück einer Hysterie-Analyse

Sigmund Freud

Bruchstück einer Hysterie-Analyse is a book written by Sigmund Freud.

14242. David Starr, space ranger

Isaac Asimov

David Starr, Space Ranger is the first novel in the Lucky Starr series, six juvenile science fiction novels by Isaac Asimov that originally appeared under the pseudonym Paul French. The novel was written between 10 June and 29 July 1951 and first published by Doubleday & …

14244. Matriarch (Wess'har Wars, Book 4)

Karen Traviss

Matriarch is a science-fiction novel by Karen Traviss published in September, 2006. It is the fourth book in the Wess'Har Series, following The World Before and preceding Ally.

14245. World of Tiers, The: The Maker of Universes

Philip José Farmer

The Maker of Universes is a fantasy novel by American science fiction author Philip José Farmer. It is the first in his World of Tiers series.

14246. Timeline-191 #10: Settling Accounts: The Grapple

Harry Turtledove

Settling Accounts: The Grapple by Harry Turtledove is the third book in the Settling Accounts tetralogy, an alternate history setting of World War II known as the Second Great War in North America. It is part of the Southern Victory Series, which supposes that the Confederate …

14248. The Grass Dancer

Susan Power

Inspired by the lore of her Sioux heritage, this “captivating”(New York Times Book Review) critically-acclaimed novel from Susan Power weaves the stories of the old and the young, of broken families, romantic rivals, men and women in love and at war...Set on a North Dakota …

14249. The Mathematical Experience

Philip J. Davis

The Mathematical Experience is a book by Philip J. Davis and Reuben Hersh that discusses the practice of modern mathematics from a historical and philosophical perspective. Its first paperback edition won a U.S. National Book Award in Science. It is cited by some mathematicians …

14250. Escape from Kathmandu

Kim Stanley Robinson

Escape from Kathmandu by Kim Stanley Robinson is a 1989 collection of novellas about a group of American expatriates in Nepal. The novellas are: Escape from Kathmandu 1986: nominated for Nebula Award for Best Novella 1987: nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novella Mother Goddess …

14251. Le papillon des étoiles

Бернард Вербер

Le Papillon des étoiles is a 2006 novel by French author Bernard Werber.

14252. The captain is out to lunch and the sailors have …

Charles Bukowski

The Captain Is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship is a collection of extracts from the journals of Charles Bukowski, spanning 1991 to 1993. The book was first published in 1998 with illustrations by Robert Crumb. The diary entries record the last few years of …

14253. Islands in the Sky

Arthur C. Clarke

Islands in the Sky is a 1952 science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke. It is one of his earliest and lesser known works. Clarke wrote the story as a travelogue of human settlement of cislunar space in the last half of the Twenty-First Century. This is one of the thirty-five …

14255. The Fan Man: Vintage Contemporaries

William Kotzwinkle

The Fan Man is a cult comic novel published in 1974 by the American writer William Kotzwinkle. It is told in stream-of-consciousness style by the narrator, Horse Badorties, a down-at-the-heels hippie living a life of drug-fueled befuddlement in New York City c. 1970. The book is …

14257. Conviction (Christopher Paget Series #4)

Richard North Patterson

Conviction is a novel published in 2004 by Richard North Patterson. The novel centers on the debate surrounding capital punishment.

14259. Irrational Man

William Barrett

Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist philosophy ever written, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett speaks eloquently and directly to concerns of the 1990s: a period when the irrational and the absurd are no better integrated …

14260. Back Home

Michelle Magorian

Back Home is a children's historical novel by Michelle Magorian, first published in 1984. The novel was adapted into a TV drama, Back Home, starring Hayley Mills and Haley Carr, and again in 2001 starring Sarah Lancashire, Stephanie Cole and Jessica Fox.

14261. I Am Legend - Hell House

Richard Matheson

I Am Legend is a 1954 horror fiction novel by American writer Richard Matheson. It was influential in the development of the zombie genre and in popularizing the concept of a worldwide apocalypse due to disease. The novel was a success and was adapted to film as The Last Man on …

14262. Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis …

Mara Leveritt

*SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND COLIN FIRTH *The West Memphis Three. Accused, convicted…and set free. Do you know their story?In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history was set right when Damien Echols, Jason …

14263. Jennifer Murdleys Toad (Magic Shop Books)

Bruce Coville

Jennifer Murdley’s Toad is a book published in 1992 that was written by Bruce Coville.

14264. Wheels

Arthur Hailey

Wheels is a novel by Arthur Hailey, concerning the automobile industry and the day-to-day pressures involved in its operation. The plot lines follow many of the topical issues of the day, including race relations, corporate politics, and business ethics. The auto company of the …

14265. King David's Spaceship

Jerry Pournelle

King David's Spaceship is a novel by science fiction author Jerry Pournelle. It was originally published in 1980. Another version appeared as 3-part serial in Analog as "A Spaceship for the King" December 1971 through February 1972. The novel forms part of Pournelle's Future …

14266. The Rose That Grew From Concrete

Tupac Shakur

The Rose That Grew from Concrete is a collection of poetry written between 1989 and 1991 by Tupac Shakur, published by MTV Books. A preface was written by Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur, a foreword by Nikki Giovanni and an introduction by his manager, Leila Steinberg.

14267. Dickens

Peter Ackroyd

Dickens is a 1990 book by Peter Ackroyd.

14270. Ransom my heart

Alice Delarbre

Ransom My Heart is a romance-novel by Mia Thermopolis with help from Meg Cabot. It was released in the United States on January 6, 2009, concurrently with the novel Forever Princess. The book is, according to the Princess Diaries series, written by Mia Thermopolis as her senior …

14272. Myth and Meaning : Cracking the Code of Culture

Claude Lévi-Strauss

Ever since the rise of science and the scientific method in the seventeenth century, we have rejected mythology as the product of superstitious and primitive minds. Only now are we coming to a fuller appreciation of the nature and role of myth in human history. In these five …

14273. Rainbow Mars, Engl. ed.

Larry Niven

Rainbow Mars is a science fiction short story collection by Larry Niven. It includes the five previously published Svetz stories and the eponymous main title novella, in which humans from Earth visit Mars and find it populated by the creations of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Ray …

14274. The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey

Patrick O'Brian

The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey is the unfinished twenty-first historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series by English author Patrick O'Brian, first published in its incomplete form in 2004. It appeared in the United States of America under the simple title of 21. …

14277. Hello America

Jean Baudrillard

Hello America is a science fiction novel by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1981. The plot follows an expedition to a North America rendered uninhabitable by an ecological disaster.

14278. The Third Reich at War - How the Nazis Led Germany …

Richard J. Evans

The Third Reich at War is a book published in October 2008 that was written by Richard J. Evans.

14279. Demon box

Ken Kesey

Demon Box is a 1986 collection of works by Ken Kesey. The book includes nonfiction and fiction short stories as well as some of Kesey's essays.

14280. Klinikken

Robin Cook

Mindbend is a novel by the author Robin Cook, first published in 1985. The current paperback edition is available with ISBN 0-451-14108-3. Arolen is a giant pharmaceutical company, expanding at rapid pace and bringing more and more doctors into its clutches. Once doctors go on …

14281. Friday the Rabbi Slept Late (Rabbi Small Mystery S.)

Harry Kemelman

Friday the Rabbi Slept Late is a mystery novel written by Harry Kemelman in 1964, the first of the successful Rabbi Small series.

14282. London Match

Len Deighton

London Match is a 1985 spy novel by Len Deighton. It is the concluding novel in the first of three trilogies about Bernard Samson, a middle-aged and somewhat jaded intelligence officer working for the British Secret Intelligence Service. London Match is part of the Game, Set and …

14283. Keillor Garrison : Happy to be Here(B Fmt R

Garrison Keillor

Happy to Be Here is a collection of short stories by Garrison Keillor, first published in hardcover by Viking in 1981. It is Keillor's first attempt at publishing a full-length book. Many of the stories first appeared in magazines Keillor wrote for between 1969 and 1981. The …

14284. Trapos sucios

David Lodge

Home Truths is a novella by British author David Lodge. It was first written as a play of the same name, performed at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1998.

14285. The Dark Beyond the Stars

Frank M. Robinson

The Dark Beyond the Stars is a 1991 science fiction novel by Frank M. Robinson. It is a Lambda Literary Award winner, published by Orb Books. It tells the story of a generational ship and its crew on a long mission to search for extraterrestrial life in the galaxy and the …

14286. Prayers For The Assassin

Robert Ferrigno

Prayers for the Assassin is a political thriller, and a work of speculative fiction, written by American crime writer Robert Ferrigno. The story is set in 2040, after economic strife and a pair of nuclear attacks have led to civil war, causing the United States to split into two …

14287. Deathworld 3

Harry Harrison

Deathworld is a book published in 1960 that was written by Harry Harrison.

14288. Warhost of Vastmark

Janny Wurts

Warhost of Vastmark is volume three of The Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts. Warhost of Vastmark is the second half of Arc II of The Wars of Light and Shadow. The first half being Ships of Merior. Note: The Warhost of Vastmark is only available in paperback as the US Hard …

14292. Pole to Pole With Michael Palin: North to South by …

Michael Palin

Pole to Pole is a book written by Michael Palin to accompany his BBC television series Pole to Pole.

14293. Crystal express

Bruce Sterling

Crystal Express is a collection of Science fiction and fantasy stories by cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling. It was released in 1989 by Arkham House. It was initially published in an edition of 4,231 copies and was the author's first book published by Arkham House. Many of the …

14294. The Barnum Museum: Stories

Steven Millhauser

The Barnum Museum is a combination waxworks, masked ball, and circus sideshow masquerading as a collection of short stories. Within its pages, note such sights as: a study of the motives and strategies used by the participants in the game of Clue, including the seduction of Miss …

14295. Other people : a mystery story

Martin Amis

She wakes in an emergency room in a London hospital, to a voice that tells her: "You're on your own now. Take care. Be good." She has no knowledge of her name, her past, or even her species. It takes her a while to realize that she is human -- and that the beings who threaten, …

14296. Word Child

Iris Murdoch

A Word Child is the 17th novel by Iris Murdoch. First published in 1975 by Chatto and Windus, A Word Child charts the trials and tribulations of the title character, the "word child", Hilary Burde as he attempts to recover his soul from the misery of his troubled past. Filled in …

14297. The Bible as History A confirmation of The Book of …

Werner Keller

The Bible As History, now thoroughly updated with the latest scientific and archaeological breakthroughs in biblical investigation. Including:Revolutionary new evidence that confirms some of the most monumental and controversial events in the Bible-including the destruction of …

14300. The foreign student

Philippe Labro

A #1 bestseller in France, this is a nostalgic portrait of a French scholarship student’s discovery of America during the academic year of 1954–1955.I wanted to fit in. I wanted to be American, like any ordinary student, because I figured that was my only chance to survive the …

14301. It was the war of the trenches

Jacques Tardi

Tardi’s World War I masterpiece finally in English! World War I, that awful, gaping wound in the history of Europe, has long been an obsession of Jacques Tardi’s. (His very first―rejected―comics story dealt with the subject, as does his most recent work, the two-volume Putain de …

14303. Holiday in a coma

Frederic Beigbeder

One night in a Parisian nightclub and the aftermath of a marriage provide the stories for these two novels by Frederic Beigbeder, award-winning author of `Windows on the World'. In `Holiday in a Coma', Marc Marronier, a shallow, superficial, rich Parisian who works as an …

14304. Malina: A Novel (Portico Paperbacks)

Ingeborg Bachmann

A work of sharp, unforgettable images and an irresistible narrative. Here is the story of lives painfully intertwined: the unnamed narrator, haunted by nightmarish memories of her father, lives with the androgynous Malina, an initially remote and dispassionate man who ultimately …

14305. Why I am so wise (Penguin Great Ideas #17R)

Friedrich Nietzsche

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves—and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives—and destroyed them.Now, …

14306. The Bald Soprano

Eugène Ionesco

La Cantatrice Chauve — translated from French as The Bald Soprano or The Bald Prima Donna — is the first play written by Romanian-French playwright Eugène Ionesco. Nicolas Bataille directed the premiere on 11 May 1950 at the Théâtre des Noctambules, Paris. Since 1957 it has been …

14307. Ruy Blas

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo's romantic melodrama Ruy Blas was first performed in 1838 for the opening of the Theatre de la Renaissance. There was a revival at the Odeon with Sarah Bernhardt in 1872, and at the Theatre-Francais in 1879. Victor Hugo (1802-1885) was a novelist, poet, and …

14308. Quarry

Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Police chief inspector Baerlach has just undergone surgery when his friend and doctor, Hugentobler, thinks he recognizes one of his own colleagues on a LIFE Magazine picture. The article is about Dr. Neyle, a nazi doctor who practiced surgery without anesthesia in the …

14309. Une Page d'amour

Chauncey C. Starkweather

Rougon-Macquart, volume 8: There can be no doubt in the mind of the judicial critic that in the pages of "A Love Episode" ("Une page d'amour") the reader finds more of the poetical, more of the delicately artistic, more of the subtle emanation of creative and analytical genius, …

14310. Marvin K. Mooney, Will You Please Go Now!

Dr. Seuss

Oh, why won't Marvin K. Mooney just please go now? In this 1972 classic for "beginning beginners," Dr. Seuss devotes his rhymes to budging the reluctant young Marvin K.: "The time has come. The time is now. Just go. Go. GO! I don't care how." But despite his impatience, our …

14311. The golden gate

Alistair MacLean

A tense and nerve-shattering classic from the highly acclaimed masster of action and suspense.A ROLLING FOR KNOXis how the journalists describe the Presidential motorcade as it enters San Francisco across the Golden Gate. Even the ever-watchful FBI believe it is impregnable – as …

14312. Circus

Alistair MacLean

Circus is a novel written by the Scottish author Alistair MacLean. It was first released in the United Kingdom by Collins in 1975 and later in the same year by Doubleday in the United States.

14313. The Jewel of Seven Stars

Bram Stoker

A mysterious attack on Margaret Trelawney's father brings young lawyer Malcolm Ross into the Egyptologist's bizarre home, and the couple soon find they are battling ancient forces greater than they previously could have imagined. The Egyptian queen Tera has been awoken, and is …

14314. La Chatte

Colette

La Chatte is a short novel by French writer Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette. Released in 1933, the book tells of a love triangle involving Camille Malmert, her husband Alain Amparat and his Chartreux cat Saha. Camille loves Alain, but Alain loves his cat, whom he has had from …

14315. The triumph of the sun

Wilbur A. Smith

The Triumph of the Sun is a novel by Wilbur Smith set during the Siege of Khartoum. Smith himself said the following about the novel: "That incident had all the elements of a great story setting because you have the captive characters who are having to interact with each other …

14317. Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices …

Will Eisner

"Comics and Sequential Art is a masterwork, the distillation of Will Eisner's genius to a clear and potent elixir."―Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Will Eisner is one of the twentieth century's great American …

14318. Instructions : [everything you'll need to know on …

Neil Gaiman

"A perfect reminder to always be on the lookout for magic and wonder. Sometimes, we need those two things the most" (Brightly.com, citing "Books That Teach Kids What It Means to Be a Kind Person").In this breathtaking picture book, now in paper-over-board format, Neil Gaiman's …

14320. The Rehearsal

Eleanor Catton

The Rehearsal is the debut novel by Eleanor Catton. It was released by Victoria University Press in New Zealand in 2008. The Rehearsal was later bought by Granta Books in the UK and released there in July 2009.

14321. All Souls' Rising

Madison Smartt Bell

All Souls' Rising is a book by Madison Smartt Bell.

14322. The Best Man to Die

Ruth Rendell

The Best Man to Die is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell. it was first published in 1969, and is the 4th entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

14323. An Enid Blyton Collection: The Enchanted Wood

Enid Blyton

The Enchanted Wood is the first magical story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, that is the …

14324. A Pelican at Blandings

P. G. Wodehouse

A Pelican at Blandings is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 25 September 1969 by Barrie & Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 11 February 1970 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, under the title No Nudes Is Good Nudes. It is …

14325. Murder by the Book

Rex Stout

Murder by the Book is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout published in 1951 by the Viking Press, and collected in the omnibus volume Royal Flush.

14326. The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, …

Graham Farmelo

The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius is a 2009 biography of quantum physicist Paul Dirac written by British physicist and author, Graham Farmelo, and published by Faber and Faber. The book won the Biography Award at the 2009 Costa Book Awards, and the …

14327. The Final Reflection (Star Trek 16: The Original …

John M. Ford

The Final Reflection is a 1984 Star Trek tie-in novel by John M. Ford which emphasizes developments of Klingon language and culture. The novel provided the foundation for the FASA Star Trek role-playing game sourcebooks dealing with the Klingon elements of the game. Although not …

14328. Heaven eyes

David Almond

Heaven Eyes is a young adult novel by award-winning author David Almond. It was published in Great Britain by Hodder Children's Books in 2000 and by Delacorte Press in the United States in 2001. A paperback version was released in 2002 by Dell Laurel Leaf. In Great Britain, …

14329. Necropolis

Anthony Horowitz

Necropolis is a fantasy novel by British writer Anthony Horowitz. It is the fourth novel in his Power of Five series. The book is set in London, Peru, Miami, Ukraine, Macau and Hong Kong. The book was released in the United Kingdom and Australia on 30 October 2008. It is a …

14330. Icerigger (Icerigger Trilogy) (Book 1)

Alan Dean Foster

Icerigger is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. Like many of Foster's science-fiction novels, Icerigger takes place within his Humanx Commonwealth fictional universe.

14331. Encuentro decisivo / Changes

Danielle Steel

Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career, she had no room in her life for a man. Then she met famous heart surgeon Peter Hallam, a widower with three children …

14332. The Shadow Of The Lion (2)

Mercedes Lackey

The Shadow of the Lion is an alternate history/historical fantasy novel set primarily in the Republic of Venice in the 1530s. It's a part of the Heirs of Alexandria series. The book was written by Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint and Dave Freer and combines elements from the styles …

14333. Harbingers (Repairman Jack 09)

F. Paul Wilson

Harbingers is the tenth volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition, later as a trade hardcover from Forge, and finally as a mass market paperback from …

14334. Infernal

F. Paul Wilson

Infernal is the ninth volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition then later as a trade hardcover from Forge and a mass market paperback from Forge.

14337. Araminta Station (Cadwal Chronicles, Vol 1)

Jack Vance

Araminta Station is a science fiction novel by Jack Vance. It is the first part of the Cadwal Chronicles, a trilogy set in the Gaean Reach, the other two novels being Ecce and Old Earth and Throy.

14338. Red Moon and Black Mountain, The End of the House of …

Joy Chant

Red Moon and Black Mountain: the End of the House of Kendreth is a fantasy novel by Joy Chant, the first of three set in her world of Vandarei. It was first published in hardcover by George Allen & Unwin, London, in 1970. The first paperback edition was issued by Ballantine …

14339. Full Circle: One Man's Journey by Air, Train, Boat …

Michael Palin

Full Circle is a travel book by writer and television presenter Michael Palin. Full Circle is a written accompaniment for Palin's 1997 BBC travel documentary Full Circle with Michael Palin. The book recounts the journey of Palin and the BBC film crew to countries and regions …

14341. Look to the Lady

Margery Allingham

Look to the Lady is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published January 1931, in the United Kingdom by Jarrolds Publishing, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York, as The Gyrth Chalice Mystery. It is the third novel featuring the mysterious Albert …

14342. Eye (Masterworks of science fiction and fantasy)

Frank Herbert

Eye is a collection of thirteen short stories written by science fiction author Frank Herbert. All of the works had been previously published in magazine or book form, except for "The Road to Dune."

14343. Paddle-To-The-Sea

Holling C. Holling

Paddle-to-the-Sea is a 1941 children's book, written and illustrated by American author/artist Holling C. Holling. It was recognized as a Caldecott Honor Book in 1942. The film Paddle to the Sea, based on this book, was produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 1966, …

14344. Dreaming in the Dark : Magic, Sex, and Politics

Starhawk

Dreaming the Dark: Magic, Sex, and Politics is a book by Starhawk on magic, spirituality, politics, ethics, and sex.

14345. The steel wave: a novel of World War II

Jeff Shaara

The Steel Wave: A Novel of World War II is a historical novel written by Jeff Shaara about Operation Overlord. The book is the second book in a trilogy written by Shaara. The novel begins in January 1944, nearly six months before the invasion of Normandy. Nearly half of the …

14346. The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The Yellow Wallpaper is a 6,000-word short story by the American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century …

14347. Paragon Lost

Dave Duncan

Paragon Lost is a book published in 2002 that was written by Dave Duncan.

14348. Shadow on the Glass, A (View from the Mirror 01)

Ian Irvine

A Shadow on the Glass is the first novel in The View from the Mirror quartet. The author is Ian Irvine, an Australian writer of fantasy and eco-thriller novels. The series follows the characters Llian, a brilliant chronicler from the College of Histories in Chanthed, and Karan, …

14349. The Beast Master

Andre Norton

The Beast Master is a science fiction novel by Andre Norton published by Harcourt in 1959. It inaugurated the Beast Master series, or Hosteen Storm series after the main character. In German-language translation it was published as Der Letzte der Navajos —literally The Last of …

14351. Ghost World

Danielle Steel

Ghost World is a graphic novel by Daniel Clowes. It was serialized in issues #11–18 of Clowes's comic book series Eightball, and was published in book form in 1997 by Fantagraphics Books. It was a commercial and critical success and developed into a cult classic. Ghost World …

14352. Ten Things I Hate about Me [10 THINGS I HATE ABT ME]

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Ten Things I Hate About Me is a 2006 award winning young adult novel by Australian author Randa Abdel-Fattah and her second work. The book was first released in Australia on October 1, 2006 through Pan MacMillan Australia. Ten Things I Hate About Me was awarded the 2008 Kathleen …

14353. A Mighty Fortress

David Weber

A Mighty Fortress is the fourth book in the Safehold science fiction novel series by David Weber and published by Tor Books on April 13, 2010. It debuted at #9 on the New York Times hardcover fiction best seller list, following in the steps of previous titles in the series which …

14355. Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor

Lisa Kleypas

Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor is a contemporary romance by Lisa Kleypas published in 2010. It is the first novel in her Friday Harbor series, which features the Nolan family.

14357. The Pale King

David Foster Wallace

The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the …

14358. The Folk of the Faraway Tree

Enid Blyton

The Folk of the Faraway Tree is a children's novel in the Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1946. It is the third book in the series, in which Jo, Bessie and Fanny introduce their mother's friend's daughter, Connie, to Silky, Moonface, Saucepan Man …

14359. The Seventh Cross

Anna Seghers

Anna Seghers' novel The Seventh Cross, is one of the better-known examples of German literature circa World War II. It was published first in the United States, in an abridged version, in September 1942 by Little, Brown and Company. Its publication was surrounded by a certain …

14360. Star of the Guardians: The Lost King v. 1 (Star of …

Margaret Weis

The Lost King is a fantasy novel published in 1990 that was written by Margaret Weis.

14362. Doctor De Soto

William Steig

Doctor De Soto is a picture book for children written and illustrated by William Steig and first published in 1982. It features a mouse-dentist who must help a fox with a toothache without being eaten. Steig and his book won the 1983 National Book Award for Children's Books in …

14363. Zoo City

Lauren Beukes

A new edition of Lauren Beukes's Arthur C Clarke Award-winning novel set in a world where murderers and other criminals acquire magical animals that are mystically bonded to them.Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit, and a talent for finding lost things. When a …

14365. In the Dark of the Night: [None on Cover; "a Novel" …

John Saul

In the Dark of the Night is a thriller horror novel by author John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on July 18, 2006. The novel follows the story of teenagers who find various objects once owned by serial killers, and they soon become possessed by the spirits that haunt them.

14367. Heartbreak tango

Manuel Puig

Heartbreak Tango is a novel by Argentine author Manuel Puig. It is Puig's second novel published first in 1969, following the circulation of his first novel, Betrayed By Rita Hayworth.

14369. The yellow rain

Julio Llamazares

Ainielle is a village high in the Spanish Pyrenees. Its houses are mostly deserted ruins and have been for years. Ainielle's last surviving inhabitant, an old man at death's door, lingers on, and as the "yellow rain" of leaves flutters around him and the first snows of the year …

14372. Tuareg

Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa

Tuareg is a thriller novel written by Spanish author Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa. This novel was his most critically and commercially successful, with global sales in excess of 5,000,000 copies. It was adapted into a 1984 movie starring Mark Harmon, Tuareg – The Desert Warrior. …

14384. Marianela

Benito Pérez Galdós

Marianela is a Spanish novel written by Benito Pérez Galdós in 1878.

14391. Fontamara

Ignazio Silone

Fontamara is a 1933 novel by the Italian author Ignazio Silone, written when he was a refugee from the Fascist Police in Davos, Switzerland. It is Silone's first novel and is regarded as his most famous work. It received worldwide acclaim and sold more than a million and a half …

14394. Jacob the Liar

Jurek Becker

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

14396. Dark Back of Time

Javier Marías

Dark Back of Time is a 1998 book by the Spanish writer Javier Marías. Ester Allen’s English translation was published by New Directions in 2001. The book is a meditation on the sources of, and reactions to the author's 1992 novel, All Souls.

14397. Magic Moon

Wolfgang Hohlbein

Magic Moon is a young adult fantasy novel written by German authors Wolfgang and Heike Hohlbein in 1982. The book was Hohlbein's first success as a writer and the starting point of his career as one of Europe's most well-known and prolific fantasy writers. It was published in …

14398. The appointment

Herta Müller

The Appointment is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Herta Müller, published in German in 1997. The novel, one of several for which the author was known when winning the Nobel in 2009, was published in English by Metropolitan Books and Picador, a Macmillan imprint, in 2001. …

14400. Other People's Trades

Primo Levi

Other People's Trades are fifty-one essays written by Primo Levi between 1969 and 1985. These are, according to Levi, "the fruit of my roaming about as a curious dilettante for more than a decade." Mainly written for his regular column in La Stampa, the Turin daily newspaper], …



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