The most popular books in English
from 14801 to 15000

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.

14802. Billy Phelan's Greatest Game

William Kennedy

Billy Phelan's Greatest Game is a 1978 novel by William Kennedy. It is the second book in Kennedy's Albany Cycle.

14803. Hell hath no fury

Ingrid Noll

Rosemary Hirte, insurance broker known for her moderation, falls for a handsome professor and knows that at 52, it is her last chance. Afraid that the world will undermine the relationship, she weaves a deadly web into which she lures and destroys those coming too close to the …

14804. The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson

The Other Side is a children's picture book written by Jacqueline Woodson and illustrated by E. B. Lewis, published in 2001 by G. P. Putnam's Sons.

14805. Corydon

André Gide

Considered by Gide to be the most important of his books, this slim, exquisitely crafted volume consists of four dialogues on the subject of homosexuality and its place in society. Published anonymously in bits and pieces between 1911 and 1920, "Corydon" first appeared in a …

14806. The history of the decline & fall of the Roman …

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume …

14808. And Four to Go

Rex Stout

And Four to Go is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1958. The book comprises four stories — three appearing previously in periodicals, and one making its debut in print: "Christmas Party" "Easter Parade" "Fourth of July …

14809. Alfred And Emily

Doris Lessing

Alfred and Emily is a book by Doris Lessing in a new hybrid form. Part fiction, part notebook, part memoir, it was first published in 2008. The book is based on the lives of Lessing's parents. Part one is a novella, a fictional portrait of how her parents' lives might have been …

14810. The Greek Myths

Robert von Ranke Graves

The Greek Myths is a mythography, a compendium of Greek mythology, with comments and analyses, by the poet and writer Robert Graves, normally published in two volumes, though there are abridged editions that present the myths only. Each myth is presented in the voice of a …

14812. The Birthday Boys

Beryl Bainbridge

The Birthday Boys is a novel by Beryl Bainbridge. First published in 1991, this book tells the story of Captain Robert Scott's 1910-13 expedition to Antarctica.

14813. 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 …

14815. The hour of the gate : Spellsinger book two

Alan Dean Foster

The Hour of the Gate is a fantasy novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book follows the continuing adventures of Jonathan Thomas Meriweather who is transported from our world into a land of talking animals and magic. It is the second book in the Spellsinger series.

14816. Isaac Asimov's Caliban (Caliban Trilogy #1)

Roger MacBride Allen

Isaac Asimov's Caliban is a science fiction novel by Roger MacBride Allen, set in Isaac Asimov's Robot/Empire/Foundation universe.

14817. Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord Of the Rings, A …

Lin Carter

Tolkien: A Look Behind "The Lord of the Rings" is a study of the works of J. R. R. Tolkien written by Lin Carter. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books in March 1969 and reprinted in April 1969, April 1970, July 1971, July 1972, February 1973, July 1973, June …

14818. Our Gang

Philip Roth

Our Gang is Philip Roth's fifth novel. A marked departure from his previous book, the popular Portnoy's Complaint, Our Gang is a political satire written in the form of a closet drama. Centered on the character of "Trick E. Dixon", a caricature of then-President Richard Nixon, …

14819. The Hidden Window Mystery (Nancy Drew Mystery …

Carolyn Keene

A magazine article offering a large reward to anyone who can find a missing medieval stained-glass window intrigues Nancy. She asks Bess and George to join her on a search in Charlottesville, Virginia. Before the three friends leave River Heights, their adversary tries to get …

14821. American Salvage (Made in Michigan Writers Series) …

Bonnie Jo Campbell

New from award-winning Michigan writer Bonnie Jo Campbell, American Salvage is rich with local color and peopled with rural characters who love and hate extravagantly. They know how to fix cars and washing machines, how to shoot and clean game, and how to cook up …

14822. Plain Kate

Erin Bow

Plain Kate is a Fantasy novel by author Erin Bow, published in 2010 by Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic. The story, which draws from Russian folktales, focuses on an orphan girl nicknamed Plain Kate who is blamed for witchcraft because of her ability to carve …

14824. Hernani

Victor Hugo

Hernani is a drama by the French romantic author Victor Hugo. The play opened in Paris on 25 February 1830. Today, it is more remembered for the demonstrations which accompanied the première, and for being the inspiration of Verdi's opera Ernani, than it is for its own merits. …

14825. The Sleepwalkers

Hermann Broch

With his epic trilogy, The Sleepwalkers, Hermann Broch established himself as one of the great innovators of modern literature, a visionary writer-philosopher the equal of James Joyce, Thomas Mann, or Robert Musil. Even as he grounded his narratives in the intimate daily life of …

14826. The Gingerbread Girl CD

Stephen King

"The Gingerbread Girl" is a novella by Stephen King that was originally published in the July 2007 issue of Esquire. It was later included in King's Just After Sunset collection in 2008. "The Gingerbread Girl" was also released as an audiobook, read by Mare Winningham, by Simon …

14827. The master of Whitestorm

Janny Wurts

Master of Whitestorm is a science fiction/fantasy book by Janny Wurts, published in 1992.

14829. Wolves (Kate Greenaway Medal (Awards))

Emily Gravett

Wolves is picture book written and illustrated by Emily Gravett, published by Macmillan in 2005. Her first book, it won the annual Kate Greenaway Medal from the professional librarians as the year's best-illustrated children's book published in the U.K. It was also bronze runner …

14830. Afternoon Of The Elves(Reissue

Janet Taylor Lisle

Afternoon of the Elves is a 1989 adolescent novel by author Janet Taylor Lisle. Afternoon of the Elves was a Newbery Medal Honor Book in 1990.

14831. Second Harvest

Jean Giono

Second Harvest is a 1930 novel by the French writer Jean Giono. The narrative is set in a nearly abandoned village, where the last heir succeeds to find love in a woman who saves him from a river. The book was published in English in 1939 as Harvest, in 1967 as Regain and in …

14832. City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit

Elmore Leonard

City Primeval is a crime novel written by Elmore Leonard.

14833. Necroscope Deadspawn

Brian Lumley

Necroscope V: Deadspawn is the fifth book in the Necroscope series by British writer Brian Lumley, and is the last book in the original Necroscope Series. It was released in 1991.

14834. Destination: Morgue!

James Ellroy

Destination: Morgue! L.A. Tales is a 2004 collection of 12 short works by American crime fiction writer James Ellroy. Eight of the pieces are non-fiction crime reportage or essays that Ellroy originally wrote for GQ magazine, some of which are autobiographical. Also included are …

14835. Naming And Necessity

Saul Kripke

Naming and Necessity is a book by the philosopher Saul Kripke that was first published in 1980 and deals with the debates of proper nouns in the philosophy of language. The book is based on a transcript of three lectures given at Princeton University in 1970. The transcript was …

14837. Stephen King's Creepshow: A George Romero Film

Stephen King

Creepshow is a graphic novella published by Penguin imprint Plume in July 1982, based on the movie Creepshow. The movie, directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King, consists of five short films, two of which are based on earlier prose stories by King, while the …

14840. The Jackal of Nar

John Marco

The Jackal of Nar is a book written by John Marco in 1999. It is of the fantasy genre and also has some elements of science fiction. The story centers around the main character of Richius Vantran, prince of the country Aramoor.

14841. Schismatrix

Bruce Sterling

Schismatrix /skɪˈzmætrɪks/ is a science fiction novel by Bruce Sterling, originally published in 1985. The story was Sterling's only novel-length treatment of the Shaper/Mechanist universe. Five short stories preceded the novel. Schismatrix was nominated for the Nebula Award for …

14842. Ademschommel

Herta Müller

A masterful new novel from the winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize, hailed for depicting the "landscape of the dispossessed" with "the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose" (Nobel Prize Committee) It was an icy morning in January 1945 when the patrol came for …

14843. Babylon 5: To Dream in the City of Sorrows

Kathryn M. Drennan

To Dream in the City of Sorrows is the ninth book in the series of original science fiction novels based on the Emmy Award-winning series Babylon 5. It was written by Kathryn M. Drennan, who also wrote the television series episode By Any Means Necessary and was then the wife of …

14844. The sleepwalkers; with an introduction by Herbert …

Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler's extraordinary history of humanity's changing vision of the universe In this masterly synthesis, Arthur Koestler cuts through the sterile distinction between 'sciences' and 'humanities' to bring to life the whole history of cosmology from the Babylonians to …

14845. The Shroud of the Thwacker

Chris Elliott

The Shroud of the Thwacker is a 2005 novel written by American author Chris Elliott and published by the Miramax Books in the United States.

14846. Arrow's Flight (Heralds of Valdemar, Vol 2)

Mercedes Lackey

Arrow's Flight is a fantasy novel by Mercedes Lackey. Arrow's Flight was Lackey's second published work, and is the fifth in the "Heralds of Valdemar" series. The book is set in the fictional world of Velgarth. Arrow's Flight is identified as ISBN 978-0-88677-377-9. Arrow's …

14847. Visions of Gerard

Jack Kerouac

"My best most serious sad and true book yet." —Jack Kerouac"His life . . . ended when he was nine and the nuns of St. Louis de France Parochial School were at his bedside to take down his dying workds becase they'd heard his astonishing revelations of heaven delivered in …

14848. Fractral Geometry Of Nature

Benoit Mandelbrot

The Fractal Geometry of Nature is a book published in 1982 by the Franco-American mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot. It is a revised and enlarged version of his 1977 book entitled Fractals: Form, Chance and Dimension, which in turn was a revised, enlarged, and translated version …

14849. The Book of God : The Bible as a Novel

Walter Wangerin

The Book of the Dun Cow is a fantasy novel by Walter Wangerin, Jr.. It is loosely based upon the beast fable of Chanticleer and the Fox adapted from the story of "The Nun's Priest's Tale" from Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The Book was named The New York Times Best …

14850. The Structure of Evolutionary Theory*

Stephen Jay Gould

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory is a technical book on macroevolutionary theory by Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould, published only two months before his death. The volume is divided into two parts. The first is a historical study and exegesis of classical …

14851. Reach for Tomorrow

Arthur C. Clarke

Reach for Tomorrow is a collection of short stories by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. The stories all originally appeared in a number of different publications.

14852. Sculpting in Time

Andrei Tarkovsky

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

14853. Dear Zoe

Philip Beard

Dear Zoe is an epistolary, young-adult novel by the American writer Philip Beard. which was first published in 2004. The narrator is fifteen-year-old Tess DeNunzio, who writes to her younger sister Zoe about her experiences after Zoe died. The novel is set in 2002 in Pittsburgh, …

14854. Hand in Glove

Ngaio Marsh

Hand in Glove is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-second novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1962. This story finds its way into an upper society party gone astray into the path of precarious murder.

14856. Bloom

Wil McCarthy

Bloom, written in 1998, is the fifth science fiction novel written by Wil McCarthy. It was first released as a hardcover in September 1998. Almost a year later, in August 1999, its first mass market edition was published. An ebook reprint was published in 2011. Bloom is one of …

14857. Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back

Shel Silverstein

Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back, first published in 1963, is a children's novel written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein. It is narrated by Shel Silverstein as Uncle Shelby.

14858. The Cat's Pajamas

Ray Bradbury

The Cat's Pajamas: Stories is a collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury. Its name of its title story comes from a phrase in English meaning a sought after and fancy thing. Another collection by the same name was published in the same year by fellow science-fiction author …

14859. Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling

Richard Bushman

Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling: A Cultural Biography of Mormonism's Founder is a biography of Joseph Smith Jr., founder and prophet of the Latter Day Saint movement, by Richard Bushman. Bushman is both a practicing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, …

14861. Gargoyles

Thomas Bernhard

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

14862. Please Pass the Guilt

Rex Stout

Please Pass the Guilt is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1973.

14863. Desirable Daughters [Lit.104]

Bharati Mukherjee

Desirable Daughters is a novel by Bharati Mukherjee. The sequel to this novel is The Tree Bride.

14864. Twice-Told Tales - Racconti narrati due volte

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Twice-Told Tales is a short story collection in two volumes by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The first was published in the spring of 1837, and the second in 1842. The stories had all been previously published in magazines and annuals, hence the name.

14865. After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My …

Joyce Carol Oates

After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My Wings, and Flew Away is a young adult novel written by Joyce Carol Oates. First published in 2006, it is her fifth novel for teens.

14866. An Area of Darkness (A Discovery of India)

V.S. Naipaul

An Area of Darkness is a book written by V. S. Naipaul in 1964. It is a travelogue detailing Naipaul's trip through India in the early sixties. It was the first of Naipaul's acclaimed Indian trilogy which includes India: A Wounded Civilization and India: A Million Mutinies Now. …

14868. Relatives Came, The

Cynthia Rylant

The Relatives Came is a book written by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Stephen Gammell.

14869. Hush Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson

Toswiah Green. Evie Thomas. One girl. Two names. Two lives. When her police officer father witnesses two white cops killing a black boy, he makes the heart-wrenching decision to testify against his former friends. Overnight, thanks to the witness protection program, Toswiah …

14870. Storytime

Edward Bloor

Story Time is a satirical young adult novel by Edward Bloor about the state of education in the United States.

14871. Private Parts

Howard Stern

Private Parts is the first book written by American radio personality Howard Stern. Released on October 7, 1993 by Simon & Schuster, it is the fastest-selling book in the company's history. It was later adapted into a film in 1997 starring Stern and his radio show staff as …

14872. Castle Gripsholm

Kurt Tucholsky

A teasing lightness of tone as the narrator and his mistress playfully make love in the bland Swedish countryside entices the reader into a summertime idyll. But, wandering forth one day from their suite in a storybook castle, the lovers apprehend a tearstained little girl …

14874. Angry Lead Skies (Garrett, P.I., Book 10)

Glen Cook

Angry Lead Skies is the tenth 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.

14875. A live coal in the sea

Madeleine L'Engle

A Live Coal in the Sea written by Madeleine L'Engle and published in 1996, is the sequel to Camilla, one of L'Engle's earliest novels. While Camilla was written for a young adult audience, A Live Coal in the Sea is an adult novel. It continues the story of Camilla Dickinson as a …

14877. Line War

Neal Asher

Asher is brilliant at conveying the vastness of space, the strangeness of alien life, and the sweep of planetary horizons.”SFX MagazineFrom the mind of Neal Asher and his Polity universe comes Line War, which has Agent Cormac once again on the trail, investigating an attack of …

14878. The Black Rose

Thomas B. Costain

The Black Rose is a 1945 historical novel by Thomas B. Costain. It is a fictional story set in the 13th century about a young Saxon who journeys to the far-away land of Cathay in search of fortune. Included in this narrative are several notable figures: Roger Bacon, Bayan …

14879. 48 Shades of Brown

Nick Earls

48 Shades of Brown is the title of a young-adult novel by Australian author Nick Earls, published by Penguin Books in 1999. The novel was awarded Children's Book of the Year: Older Readers by the Children's Book Council of Australia in 2000. The novel has been adapted into a …

14880. Engines of Creation: the Coming Era of Nanotechnology

K. Eric Drexler

Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology is a 1986 molecular nanotechnology book written by K. Eric Drexler with a foreword by Marvin Minsky. An updated version was released in 2007. The book has been translated into Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and …

14881. The throne of Scone : a book of the Keltiad

Patricia Kennealy

The Throne of Scone is a book published in 1986 that was written by Patricia Kennealy-Morrison.

14885. Monster Planet: A Zombie Novel (Zombie, 3)

David Wellington

Monster Planet is a serial novel by David Wellington. It is the third and final novel in the author's Monster series of zombie apocalypse horror.

14886. Absolutely, Positively Not

David LaRochelle

Absolutely, Positively Not, also known as Absolutely, Positively Not Gay is the first book by author David LaRochelle. The book centers on a 16-year-old homosexual boy, who struggles with his sexual feelings.

14887. The Belgariad

David Eddings

The Belgariad is a five-book fantasy epic written by David Eddings, following the picaresque journey of protagonist 'Garion' and his companions, first to recover a sacred stone, and later to use it against antagonist 'Kal Torak'.

14888. Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American …

Steven Millhauser

Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright is the critically acclaimed debut novel by American author Steven Millhauser, published in 1972 and written in the form of a biography of a fictitious person by a fictitious author. It was …

14889. The Third World War: The Untold Story

John Hackett

The Third World War: The Untold Story is a novel by Sir John Hackett portraying a fictional Third World War between NATO and Warsaw Pact forces which breaks out in 1985, written in the style of a non-fiction, post-event historical account. The book was published in 1982 by …

14890. The Fall (Cherub, Book 6)

Robert Muchamore

The Fall is the seventh novel in the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. In this novel CHERUB agent James Adams is trapped in Russia before being investigated by the MI5, while his sister Lauren faces danger from human traffickers.

14891. To The Blight : Part Two of 'The Eye of the World', …

Robert Jordan

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

14892. The Princetta

Anne-Laure Bondoux

Princess Malva-the Princetta of Galnicia-flees her kingdom and an arranged marriage, only to find herself betrayed by the very man who promised to help her. Orpheus is the son of a sea-captain-turned-pirate and is determined to make a name of his own commanding a ship in …

14893. After Ever After

Jordan Sonnenblick

Rich is fifteen and plays guitar. When his girlfriend asks him to perform at protest rally, he jumps at the chance. Unfortunately, the police show up, and so does Rich's dad. He's in big trouble. Again. To make matters worse, this happens near the anniversary of his uncle's …

14894. The Bourne Ascendancy

Eric Van Lustbader

After so many adrenaline-soaked years risking his life, Jason Bourne is chafing under the quiet life of a linguistics professor. Aware of his frustrations, his academic mentor asks for help investigating the murder of a former student by a previously unknown Muslim extremist …

14899. Schuld

Ferdinand von Schirach

On a sweltering day in August, a small town drunkenly celebrates its six-hundredth anniversary with a funfair when an anonymous tip leads police to find a young woman brutally beaten, raped, and thrown under the floorboards of the very stage on which her attackers had just …

14900. B070806: RL3 - When the Eagle Hunts (Roman Legion 3)

Simon Scarrow

Well-paced and intricately plotted, When the Eagle Hunts is a brazen tale of military adventure, political intrigue, and a suicide mission. Is the unflinching courage of the Roman army a match for the ruthless barbarity of the British tribes? In the bitter winter of a.d. 44, the …

14903. Eleventh Grade Burns

Heather Brewer

The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Eleventh Grade Burns, by Heather Brewer, is the fourth book in the Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series. The book was published on February 9, 2010.

14906. The outermost house: A year of life on the Great …

Henry Beston

The Outermost House is a book by naturalist writer Henry Beston. It was published in 1928 by Doubleday and Doran and is now published by Henry Holt and Company in New York. It chronicles a season spent living on the dunes of Cape Cod. Beston's "Fo'castle," the 20x16 beach …

14907. Crazy Hair

Neil Gaiman

Crazy Hair is a fantastically fun tale written by New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and illustrated by the astoundingly talented Dave McKean, the award-winning team behind The Wolves in the Walls.In Crazy Hair, Bonnie makes a friend who has hair so wild there's even …

14908. The enchanted wanderer and other stories

Nikolai Leskov

Written over the course of Leskov’s career, each story in The Enchanted Wanderer elucidates the very essence of the human condition; themes of love, despair, loneliness, and revenge are explored against the backdrop of nineteenth-century working-class Russia. Leskov deftly …

14909. No place for heroes

Laura Restrepo

From one of the most accomplished writers to emerge from Latin America, No Place for Heroes is a darkly comic novel about a mother and son who return to Buenos Aires in search of her former lover, whom she met during Argentina’s Dirty War. During Argentina’s “Dirty War” of the …

14910. Montano

Enrique Vila-Matas

A quirky, cosmopolitan novel about life and literature by the prize-winning Spanish writer Enrique Vila-Matas, author of Bartleby & Co. The narrator of Montano’s Malady is a writer named Jose who is so obsessed with literature that he finds it impossible to distinguish …

14911. A Sorrow Beyond Dreams: A Life Story

Peter Handke

Peter Handke's mother was an invisible woman. Throughout her life—which spanned the Nazi era, the war, and the postwar consumer economy—she struggled to maintain appearances, only to arrive at a terrible recognition: "I'm not human any more." Not long after, she killed herself …

14916. 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 …

14925. The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Hans Christian Andersen

"The Steadfast Tin Soldier" is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a tin soldier's love for a paper ballerina. After several adventures, the tin soldier perishes in a fire with the ballerina. The tale was first published in Copenhagen by C.A. Reitzel on 2 …

14931. The River at the Center of the World: A Journey Up …

Simon Winchester

The River at the Center of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time is a book by Simon Winchester. It details his travels up the Yangtze river in China and was first published in 1996. Viewing an ancient Chinese painting scroll drawn by Wang Hui gives the …

14932. Web (Penguin Readers, Level 3)

John Wyndham

Web is a science fiction novel written by the English science fiction author John Wyndham. The novel was published by the estate of John Wyndham in 1979, ten years after his death.

14934. Local Anaesthetic

Günter Grass

Local Anaesthetic is a 1969 novel by the German writer Günter Grass. It tells the story of an idealistic high-school teacher who believes society, like a pupil, is learning from experience and reason.

14935. Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein/ Liebe ist nur ein …

Johannes Mario Simmel

German master swindler, seducer and gastronomist is employed by all the major secret service organizations.

14939. The Book of Images

Rainer Maria Rilke

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

14943. The Cosmic Connection an Extraterrestrial Perspective

Carl Sagan

The Cosmic Connection: An Extraterrestrial Perspective is a book by Carl Sagan, produced by Jerome Agel. It was originally published in 1973; an expanded edition with contributions from Freeman Dyson, David Morrison, and Ann Druyan was published in 2000 under the title Carl …

14944. The Wind From the Sun

Arthur C. Clarke

The Wind from the Sun is a 1972 collection of short stories by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. Some of the stories originally appeared in a number of different publications. A part of the book was included in CD on board the Planetary Society's solar sail, Cosmos 1.

14946. Take a Girl Like You

Kingsley Amis

Take a Girl Like You is a comic novel by Kingsley Amis. The narrative follows the progress of twenty-year-old Jenny Bunn, who has moved from her family home in the North of England to a small town not far from London to teach primary school children. Jenny is a 'traditional' …

14951. Human Action

Ludwig von Mises

Human Action: A Treatise on Economics is a work by the Austrian economist and philosopher Ludwig von Mises. Widely considered Mises' magnum opus, it presents the case for laissez-faire capitalism based on praxeology, or rational investigation of human decision-making. It rejects …

14952. Ghost stories of an antiquary [by] M. R. James. With …

M. R. James

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904. Some later editions under this title contain both the original collection and its successor, More Ghost Stories, combined in one volume. Montague Rhodes James was a …

14953. When Santa Fell to Earth

Cornelia Caroline Funke

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

14954. Riding The Rap

Elmore Leonard

Riding the Rap is a 1995 crime fiction novel by Elmore Leonard. It is the sequel to Leonard's Pronto, released in 1993. Like Pronto, Riding the Rap centers around 67 year-old Harry Arno, World War II veteran and bookie, who has been skimming from the mob for decades. The book …

14955. The Return of Rafe MacKade

Roberto Bolaño

The Return of Rafe MacKade is a 1995 book written by Nora Roberts.

14958. The computer connection

Alfred Bester

The Computer Connection is a novel by science fiction author Alfred Bester. Originally published as a serial in Analog Science Fiction, it appeared in book form in 1975. Some editions give it the title Extro. The novel was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1975 …

14959. The Rise of Christianity : How the obscure, marginal …

Rodney Stark

The Rise of Christianity, is a book by the sociologist Rodney Stark, which examines the rise of Christianity, from a small movement in Galilee and Judea at the time of Jesus to the majority religion of the Roman Empire a few centuries later.

14963. Deep Rivers

Jose Maria Arguedas

Deep Rivers is the third novel by Peruvian writer José María Arguedas. It was published by Losada in Buenos Aires in 1958, received the Peruvian National Culture Award in 1959, and was a finalist in the William Faulkner Foundation Ibo-American award. Since then, critical …

14967. Final Theory

Mark Alpert

Final Theory is a 2008 techno-thriller novel written by Scientific American editor Mark Alpert and published by Touchstone Books. The novel fictitiously posits that Albert Einstein actually achieved his life's ambition of discovering a unified field theory. If he had been …

14968. Lotte in Weimar: The Beloved Returns

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann, fascinated with the concept of genius and with the richness of German culture, found in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe the embodiment of the German culture hero. Mann's novelistic biography of Goethe was first published in English in 1940. Lotte in Weimar is a vivid …

14972. The Big Bamboo Book 8

Tim Dorsey

The Big Bamboo is the eighth novel by Tim Dorsey featuring the sociopathic anti-hero Serge A. Storms. It was published in the USA in March 2006 and May 2006 in the UK. The plotline follows Serge A. Storms as he follows his recent obsession of Hollywood and movies, in particular …

14973. Practice in Christianity

Søren Kierkegaard

Practice in Christianity is a work by 19th century theologian Søren Kierkegaard. It was published on September 27, 1850 under the pseudonym Anti-Climacus, the author of The Sickness Unto Death. Kierkegaard considered it to be his "most perfect and truest book". In it, the …

14975. Sevastopol Sketches

Leo Tolstoy

Sevastopol Sketches are three short stories written by Leo Tolstoy and published in 1855 to record his experiences during the Siege of Sevastopol. The name originates from Sevastopol, a city in Crimea. The book has also been released under the anglicized title The Sebastopol …

14977. Metallic love

Tanith Lee

Metallic Love is a book published in 2005 that was written by Tanith Lee.

14978. The Shadow Speaker

Nnedi Okorafor

The Shadow Speaker, by Nnedi Okorafor, is a young adult, first-person novel that takes place in the year 2070. The Shadow Speaker was a Booksense Pick for Winter 2007/2008, a Tiptree Honor Book, a finalist for the Essence Magazine Literary Award, the Andre Norton Award and the …

14980. Lord Darcy

Randall Garrett

Lord Darcy is a 1983 omnibus collection of two previous fantasy collections and one fantasy novel by Randall Garrett featuring his alternate history detective Lord Darcy, published by Doubleday as a selection in its Science Fiction Book Club. The component books had originally …

14981. Python Cookbook

Alex Martelli

Python Cookbook is a book written by Alex Martelli, Anna Martelli Ravenscroft and David Ascher.

14982. In Sunlight, In a Beautiful Garden

Kathleen Cambor

In Sunlight, In a Beautiful Garden is the second novel of the American writer Kathleen Cambor. A historical novel, its plot is based on the Johnstown Flood of 1889, when more than 2,000 people drowned after the collapse of the South Fork Dam. It accurately portrays the …

14983. Last love in Constantinople

Milorad Pavić

Last Love in Constantinople is the book by Milorad Pavić.

14985. Thriller

James Patterson

Thriller: Stories to Keep You Up All Night is a compilation of 30 thriller short stories edited by James Patterson.

14986. Downsiders

Neal Shusterman

Downsiders is an award-winning 1999 novel by Neal Shusterman.

14988. Folly and Glory (Berrybender Narratives, Book 4)

Larry McMurtry

Folly and Glory is a novel by Larry McMurtry. It is the fourth and last, both in chronological and publishing order, of The Berrybender Narratives. Set in the years 1835 and 1836, it completes the Berrybenders' North American adventure by sending them from Santa Fe to the …

14995. Crusader

Edward Bloor

Crusader is a novel by Edward Bloor which was published on October 15, 1999. This novel was Bloor's follow-up to the award-winning Tangerine.

14998. SS-General

Sven Hassel

SS General is a novel by the Danish writer Sven Hassel. It was first published in 1960 and has been translated in many languages. Written in the first person, SS-General is based on the adventures of a group of German penal battalion soldiers in the Battle of Stalingrad. The …

14999. Sister Mine: A Novel (Unabridged)

Tawni O'Dell

Sister Mine is a 2007 novel by the American writer Tawni O’Dell.

15000. Don't Die, Dragonfly (Seer, Book 1)

Linda Joy Singleton

Don't Die, Dragonfly is a book published in 2004 that was written by Linda Joy Singleton.



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