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.

14201. Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship: Johann Wolfgang …

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, a novel of self-realization greatly admired by the Romantics, has been called the first Bildungsroman and has had a tremendous influence on the history of the German novel. The story centers on Wilhelm, a young man living in the mid-1700s who …

14204. A Dream Play

August Strindberg

In Strindberg’s A Dream Play, written in 1901, characters merge into each other, locations change in an instant and a locked door becomes an obsessively recurrent image. As Strindberg himself wrote in his Preface, he wanted to imitate the disjointed yet seemingly logical shape …

14205. Last Frontier

Alistair MacLean

An undercover mission beyond the Iron Curtain to recover a defected scientist goes disastrously wrong – a classic early Cold War thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style.Michael Reynolds was going insane … slowly but inevitably …

14207. Fräulein Else

Arthur Schnitzler

Fräulein Else is the story of a young woman who, while staying with her aunt at a fashionable spa, receives a telegram from her mother begging her to save her father from debtor's jail by approaching an elderly acquaintance in order to borrow money from him. Else is forced into …

14208. The Burning Shore (Courtny Family Saga #4

Wilbur A. Smith

The Burning Shore is a novel by Wilbur Smith set during and after World War One. Smith called the book his "Road to Damascus" moment because it was the first time he used a female as a major character.

14209. The Ugly Little Boy

Isaac Asimov

"The Ugly Little Boy" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. The story first appeared in the September 1958 issue of Galaxy Science Fiction under the title "Lastborn", and was reprinted under its current title in the 1959 collection Nine Tomorrows. The story deals …

14210. The grid

Philip Kerr

Gridiron is a science fiction novel written by British author Philip Kerr. It is a story about a highly technical building, which becomes self-aware and tries to kill everyone inside, confusing real life with a video game.

14212. Beyond Belief : Islamic Excursions Among the …

V.S. Naipaul

Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions among the Converted Peoples is a non-fiction book by V. S. Naipaul published by Vintage Books in 1998. It was written as a sequel to Naipaul's Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey. Naipaul draws a distinction between Arab countries and the …

14214. A veterán és más történetek

Frederick Forsyth

The Veteran is a short story collection by British author Frederick Forsyth. The book was first published on 8 September 2001, through Thomas Dunne Books and includes five of Forsyth's short stories. This is the second short story collection by the author, following the release …

14215. zwaar water (Heavy Water and Other Stories)

Martin Amis

Heavy Water and Other Stories is a collection of nine short stories by Martin Amis. It was first published in 1998 by Jonathan Cape.

14217. Framed

Frank Cottrell Boyce

Framed is a children's novel by Frank Cottrell Boyce, published in 2005. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, and longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. It was also on the shortlist for the Blue Peter Book Awards …

14219. Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment

W. Richard Stevens

Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment is a computer programming book by W. Richard Stevens describing the application programming interface of the UNIX family of operating systems. The book illustrates UNIX application programming in the C programming language. The first …

14220. The Art of Computer Programming

Donald Knuth

The Art of Computer Programming is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth that covers many kinds of programming algorithms and their analysis. Knuth began the project, originally conceived as a single book with twelve chapters, in 1962. The first three of what was …

14221. Wodehouse: Galahad at Blandings (Penguin)

P. G. Wodehouse

Galahad at Blandings is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 31 December 1964 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title The Brinkmanship of Galahad Threepwood, and in the United Kingdom on 26 August 1965 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It …

14227. Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide To …

Bjørn Lomborg

Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming is a book by the Danish statistician and political scientist Bjørn Lomborg. The book is a sequel to The Skeptical Environmentalist, which in English translation brought the author to world attention. Lomborg …

14228. Stormblade

Nancy Varian Berberick, Illustrated by Elmore, La

Stormblade is the second novel in the Heroes trilogy of the Dragonlance novels. It was written in 1988 by Nancy Varian Berberick who also wrote many short Dragonlance stories for Dragon magazine.

14233. War of the Rats

David L. Robbins

War of the Rats is a World War II fiction novel written by David L. Robbins in 1999. The book has sold worldwide in over 20 languages.

14234. Bring the Jubilee (S.F. Masterworks)

Ward Moore

Bring the Jubilee by Ward Moore is a 1953 novel of alternate history, with elements of steampunk. The point of divergence occurs in July 1863 when the Confederate States of America wins the Battle of Gettysburg and subsequently declares victory in the "War of Southron …

14236. No Night Is Too Long

Ruth Rendell

No Night is Too Long is a 1994 crime / mystery novel depicting a bisexual love triangle, a possible murder and the aftermath. The book was penned by British writer Ruth Rendell, writing as Barbara Vine.

14237. The Red Box

Rex Stout

The Red Box is the fourth Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout. Prior to its first publication in 1937 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., the novel was serialized in five issues of The American Magazine. Adapted twice for Italian television, The Red Box is the first Nero Wolfe …

14238. Terminal

Robin Cook

Terminal is a medical thriller written by Robin Cook. The novel peeps into the boom and curse of biotechnology.

14240. O: ld Tin SorrowsFrom the Files of Garrett, P.I.

Glen Cook

Old Tin Sorrows is the fourth 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.

14241. The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind

Mark Noll

The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind is a book by evangelical Christian scholar Mark A. Noll, who is currently Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. As a critique of the waning influence of intellectual pursuits within the American evangelical …

14242. Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica 2: The …

James A. Owen

The Search for the Red Dragon, by James A. Owen, is a fantasy novel released on January 1, 2008. It is the second book in The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica. It is preceded by Here, There Be Dragons and followed by The Indigo King.

14243. The Captain and the Enemy (Complete & Unabridged)

Graham Greene

The Captain and the Enemy is the last novel published by the English author Graham Greene.

14244. The Last Man

Mary Shelley

The Last Man is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The novel was harshly reviewed at the time, and was virtually unknown until a scholarly revival beginning …

14245. Come, Tell Me How You Live (Common Reader Editions: …

Agatha Christie

Come, Tell Me How You Live is a short book of autobiography and travel literature by crime writer Agatha Christie. It is one of only two books she wrote and had published under both of her married names of "Christie" and "Mallowan" and was first published in the UK in November …

14248. A secret rage

Charlaine Harris

Author of the books that inspired True Blood on HBO and Midnight Texas on NBC Two to Tango.Dropped by her agent, New York City model Nickie Callahan decides to start over—moving back to the South to finish school at Houghton College in Knolls, Tennessee. But Knolls isn’t the …

14250. Born Again

Frank Miller

"Born Again" is a 1986 comic book story arc that appeared in the Marvel Comics series Daredevil. Written by Frank Miller, and drawn by David Mazzucchelli, the storyline first appeared in Daredevil #227-#231. It was later reprinted in graphic novel format along with a follow-up …

14251. Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse (Houghton Mifflin …

Leo Lionni

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse is a book by Leo Lionni.

14253. Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the …

Simon Winchester

Outposts, Journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire is a book by Simon Winchester. It details his travels to each of the remaining dependencies of the British Empire and was first published in 1985 under the title The Sun Never Sets: Travels to the Remaining …

14254. Up Till Now

William Shatner

Up Till Now: The Autobiography is a 2008 autobiography by actor William Shatner with David Fisher. In the book Shatner discusses several aspects of his life including his childhood, early career struggles, time starring on Star Trek, his career after Star Trek and his marriages.

14257. Silicon Snake Oil. Second Thoughts on the …

Cliff Stoll

Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway is a 1995 book written by Clifford Stoll where he discusses his ambivalence regarding the future of how the internet will be used and sets the tone in the preface by apologizing "to those who expect a consistent …

14258. The Third Eye

Lois Duncan

The Third Eye is a 1984 novel for young adults by Lois Duncan. It is a supernatural/suspense novel which tells the story of a girl with a psychic gift. In the United Kingdom the book was published as The Eyes of Karen Connors.

14261. P.S. Longer letter later

Ann M. Martin

P.S. Longer Letter Later is an epistolary novel written by Paula Danziger and Ann M. Martin in 1998. It is a novel in letters and is written as a year-long correspondence between two twelve-year-old girls, Tara and Elizabeth.

14262. The Ezekiel Option #3)

Joel C. Rosenberg

The Ezekiel Option is a Christian apocalyptic novel by Joel C. Rosenberg, involving the War of Ezekiel 38-39. It won a Gold Medallion in the 2006 Christian Book Awards.

14263. True Betrayals (1995)

Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a thrilling story of family secrets and unexpected passions, set against the high-stakes world of championship thoroughbred racing… Kelsey Byden always believed that her mother was dead. But now, after all this time, she …

14264. Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy …

14265. Her Mother's Hope (Marta's Legacy 1)

Francine Rivers

Her Mother's Hope is a fictional romance novel written by Francine Rivers in 2010.

14266. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Ann Brashares

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is a bestselling young adult novel by Ann Brashares published in 2001. It follows the adventures of four best friends — Lena Kaligaris, Tibby Rollins, Bridget Vreeland, and Carmen Lowell, who will be spending their first summer apart when a …

14267. The Other Side

Alfred Kubin

The Other Side tells of a dream kingdom which becomes a nightmare, of a journey to Pearl, a mysterious city created deep in Asia, which is also a journey to the depths of the subconcious, or as Kubin himself called it, 'a sort of Baedeker for those lands which are half known to …

14268. 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 …

14271. 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 …

14272. Conviction (Christopher Paget Series #4)

Richard North Patterson

When the body of eleven-year-old Thuy Sen is found in San Francisco Bay, the police swiftly charge Rennell and Payton Price with her grisly murder. A twelve-person jury, helped along by an incompetent lawyer for the defense, are quick to find the brothers guilty – and to …

14273. 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, …

14277. 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 …

14278. 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.

14279. 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 …

14280. 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 …

14282. 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 …

14283. 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 …

14284. 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.

14285. 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 …

14287. 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 …

14289. Jennifer Murdleys Toad (Magic Shop Books)

Bruce Coville

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

14290. 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 …

14291. 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 …

14292. 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.

14293. Dickens

Peter Ackroyd

Dickens is a 1990 book by Peter Ackroyd.

14295. Ransom my heart

Meg Cabot

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 …

14297. 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.

14298. 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 …

14299. 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. …

14303. 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.

14304. 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 …

14305. A Book of Memories

Péter Nádas

A Book of Memories is a 1986 novel by the Hungarian writer Péter Nádas. The narrative follows a Hungarian novelist involved in a romantic triangle in East Berlin; interwoven with the main story are sections of a novel the main character is writing, about a German novelist at the …

14306. 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 …

14307. 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.

14309. 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.

14311. 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 …

14312. 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 …

14313. 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.

14314. 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 …

14315. 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."

14316. 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 …

14318. 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.

14320. 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.

14321. 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 …

14322. 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, …

14323. 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 …

14325. Deathworld 3

Harry Harrison

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

14326. 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 …

14330. Kalpa Imperial

Angélica Gorodischer

This is the first of Argentinean writer Angélica Gorodischer's nineteen award-winning books to be translated into English. In eleven chapters, Kalpa Imperial's multiple storytellers relate the story of a fabled nameless empire which has risen and fallen innumerable times. Fairy …

14331. 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.

14336. 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 …

14337. 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, …

14338. 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 …

14339. 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.

14340. Damascus Nights

Rafik Schami

It is 1959, Damascus. The most famous storyteller in Damascus, Salim, the coachman, has mysteriously lost his voice. For seven nights, his seven old friends gather to break the spell with their seven different, unique stories -- some personal, some modern, some borrowed from the …

14341. 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 …

14342. 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.

14345. Self's Deception

Bernhard Schlink

Gerhard Self, the dour private detective, returns in this riveting crime novel about terrorism, governmental cover-up, and the treacherous waters where they mix.Leo Salger, the daughter of a powerful Bonn bureaucrat, is missing, and Self has been hired to find her. His …

14346. 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 …

14347. 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 …

14348. 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 …

14349. 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.

14350. 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 …

14351. 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 …

14352. Panzer Leader

Heinz Guderian

Panzer Leader is an autobiography by Heinz Guderian. The book, written during his imprisonment by the Allies after the war, describes Guderian's service in the Panzer arm of the Heer before and during World War II. Guderian's insights are important because of his association …

14353. 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 …

14354. 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 …

14355. 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 …

14356. 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.

14357. 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 …

14360. 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.

14361. The Forty Days of Musa Dagh

Franz Werfel

The Forty Days of Musa Dagh is a 1933 novel by Austrian-Bohemian writer Franz Werfel based on true events that took place in 1915, during the second year of World War I and at the beginning of the Armenian Genocide. The novel focuses on the self-defense by a small community of …

14362. All Souls' Rising

Madison Smartt Bell

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

14366. 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.

14367. 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 …

14368. 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 …

14369. 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 …

14370. 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 …

14371. 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 …

14373. Brenner and God

Wolf Haas

Wanting out of high-stress detective work, Simon Brenner takes a calming job as a chauffeur, shuttling a two-year-old girl back and forth in a soothing ride along the Autobahn between her father, a construction tycoon in Munich, and her mother, an abortion doctor in Vienna. …

14374. 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.

14376. 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 …

14378. Senselessness

Horacio Castellanos Moya

Senselessness is the English translation of the 2004 novel Insensatez, originally written in Spanish by Salvadoran writer Horacio Castellanos Moya. Senselessness was translated by Katherine Silver and published in 2008 by New Directions Publishers. The translation was …

14379. 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.

14380. Terra nostra

Carlos Fuentes

Terra Nostra is a 1975 novel by the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes. The narrative covers 20 centuries of European and American culture, and prominently features the construction of El Escorial by Philip II. The title is Latin for "Our earth". The novel received the Xavier …

14382. Paragon Lost

Dave Duncan

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

14383. 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 & …

14385. 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 …

14386. 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.

14387. 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 …

14390. 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 …

14391. 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 …

14392. 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 …

14393. 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 …

14395. 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 …

14396. 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 …

14397. 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, …

14398. 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 …

14399. 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 …



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