The most popular books in English
from 15001 to 15200

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.

15002. The Kobayashi Maru

Julia Ecklar

The Kobayashi Maru is a science fiction novel by Julia Ecklar, based in the Star Trek universe.

15003. 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 …

15005. 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 …

15008. The Trip to Panama

Janosch

Little Bear and Little Tiger leave their comfortable home behind to go in search of Panama, the land of their dreams, and end up in the most beautiful place in the world.

15012. Michel Kohlhaas

Heinrich von Kleist

Michael Kohlhaas is a novella by the German author Heinrich von Kleist, based on a 16th-century story of Hans Kohlhase. Kleist published fragments of the work in volume 6 of his literary journal Phöbus in June 1808. The complete work was published in the first volume of Kleist's …

15018. The eternity artifact

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Eternity Artifact is a science fiction novel written by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. and published in 2005. It is set in a future approximately 3,000 years hence, in a galaxy largely colonized by humans but divided into disparate polities who strive against each other in a manner …

15021. St. Urbain's Horseman

Mordecai Richler

St. Urbain’s Horseman is a complex, moving, and wonderfully comic evocation of a generation consumed with guilt – guilt at not joining every battle, at not healing every wound. Thirty-seven-year-old Jake Hersh is a film director of modest success, a faithful husband, and a man …

15023. The Lives of Animals

J. M. Coetzee

The Lives of Animals is a metafictional novella about animal rights by the South African novelist J. M. Coetzee, recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. The work is introduced by Amy Gutmann and followed by a collection of responses by Marjorie Garber, Peter Singer, …

15024. 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 …

15026. A view from the bridge : a play in two acts with a …

Arthur Miller

A View from the Bridge is a play by American playwright Arthur Miller, first staged on September 29, 1955 as a one-act verse drama with A Memory of Two Mondays at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway. The play was unsuccessful and Miller subsequently revised the play to contain two …

15034. Vanity of Duluoz : an adventurous education, 1935-46

Jack Kerouac

Vanity of Duluoz is a 1968 semi-autobiographical novel by Jack Kerouac. The book describes the adventures of Kerouac's alter ego, Jack Duluoz, covering the period of his life between 1935 and 1946. The book includes reminiscences of the author's high school experiences in …

15035. 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 …

15036. Mario and the Magician

Thomas Mann

Mario and the Magician is one of Mann's most political stories. Mann openly criticizes fascism, a choice which later became one of the grounds for his exile to Switzerland following Hitler's rise to power. The sorcerer, Cipolla, is analogous to the fascist dictators of the era …

15037. Midnight Robber

Nalo Hopkinson

Midnight Robber is a science fiction bildungsroman by Jamaican-Canadian writer Nalo Hopkinson. Warner Aspect published the novel in 2000.

15042. 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 …

15045. (Thatcher, Margaret) The Downing Street Years

Margaret Thatcher

The Downing Street Years is a memoir by former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher covering her premiership. It was accompanied by a four-part BBC television series of the same name.

15046. Contingency, irony, and solidarity

Richard Rorty

Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity, is a book by American philosopher Richard Rorty, based on two sets of lectures he gave at University College, London, and at Trinity College, Cambridge. In contrast to his earlier work, Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature, Rorty mostly …

15047. The Yage Letters

William S. Burroughs

The Yage Letters, first published in 1963, is a collection of correspondence and other writings by Beat Generation authors William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg. It was issued by City Lights Books.

15048. The Fortunate Pilgrim

Mario Puzo

The Fortunate Pilgrim is a 1965 novel by Mario Puzo. Until his dying day, Mario Puzo considered the novel his finest, most poetic, and literary work. In one of his last interviews he stated that he was saddened by the fact that The Godfather, a fiction he never liked, outshone …

15050. Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior

Trungpa

Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior is a book concerning the Shambhala Buddhist vision of founder Chögyam Trungpa. The book discusses addressing personal and societal problems through the application of secular concepts such as basic goodness, warriorship, bravery, and …

15051. Dance on My Grave

Aidan Chambers

Dance on My Grave: a life and a death in four parts, one hundred and seventeen bits, six running reports and two press clippings, with a few jokes, a puzzle or three, some footnotes and a fiasco now and then to help the story along is a 1982 young adult novel by British author …

15052. Cocktail Time (The Collector's Wodehouse)

P. G. Wodehouse

Cocktail Time is a comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on June 20, 1958 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on July 24, 1958 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York. It stars Frederick Twistleton, Earl of Ickenham, better known …

15055. All the World SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR

Liz Garton Scanlon

All the World is a book written by Liz Garton Scanlon and illustrated by Marla Frazee.

15058. Cordelia Underwood

Van Reid

Cordelia Underwood is a book published in 1998 that was written by Van Reid.

15059. The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu

Sax Rohmer

The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu is the first novel in the Dr. Fu Manchu series by Sax Rohmer. It collates various short stories published the preceding year. The novel was also published in US under the title The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu.

15060. Lad a Dog

Albert Payson Terhune

Lad: A Dog is a 1919 American novel written by Albert Payson Terhune and published by E. P. Dutton. Composed of twelve short stories first published in magazines, the novel is based on the life of Terhune's real-life rough collie, Lad. Born in 1902, the real-life Lad was an …

15061. Dancing at the Edge of the World

Ursula K. Le Guin

Dancing at the Edge of the World is a 1989 nonfiction collection by Ursula K. Le Guin. The works are divided into two categories: talks and essays, and book and movie reviews. Within the categories, the works are organized chronologically, and are further marked by what Le Guin …

15062. Angélique and the King

Anne Golon

"Angélique and the King" is a 1959 novel by Anne Golon & Serge Golon, the second novel in the Angélique series. Inspired by the life of Suzanne de Rougé du Plessis-Bellière, known as the Marquise du Plessis-Bellière. Angélique's marriage to Jeoffrey de Peyrac is thought to …

15063. The elements of moral philosophy

James Rachels

The Elements of Moral Philosophy, by James Rachels and Stuart Rachels, is a textbook regarding the field of ethics. It explains a number of moral theories and topics, including Cultural relativism, Subjectivism, Divine command theory, Ethical egoism, Social contract, …

15064. What is philosophy?

Gilles Deleuze

What is Philosophy? is a 1991 book by philosopher Gilles Deleuze and psychoanalyst Félix Guattari.

15065. The Man Who Would Be King

Rudyard Kipling

"The Man Who Would Be King" is a novella by Rudyard Kipling. It is about two British adventurers in British India who become kings of Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan. The story was inspired by the exploits of James Brooke, an Englishman who became the first White Rajah …

15067. The Jesus Mysteries

Timothy Freke

The Jesus Mysteries: Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God? is a 1999 book by British authors Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy. The Jesus Mysteries is an investigation of early Christianity prior to the 4th century CE, when direct political intervention by the Roman Emperor …

15068. Burndive (Book 2)

Karin Lowachee

Burndive is a science fiction novel by Karin Lowachee. It was first published in 2003 by Warner Aspect. Burndive is the second book in Lowachee's Warchild Universe.

15069. Fuzzies and Other People

H. Beam Piper

Fuzzies and Other People is a book published in 1984 that was written by H. Beam Piper.

15070. Wodehouse: Hot Water (The Collector's Wodehouse)

P. G. Wodehouse

Hot Water is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published on August 17, 1932, in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York. The novel had been serialised in Collier's from 21 May to 6 August 1932. It was subsequently …

15071. Cinema 1: The Movement Image

Gilles Deleuze

Cinema 1: The Movement Image is a 1983 book by the philosopher Gilles Deleuze that combines philosophy with film criticism. In the preface to the French edition Deleuze says that, "This study is not a history of cinema. It is a taxonomy, an attempt at the classifications of …

15072. Un uomo del popolo (Titolo originale A Man of the …

Chinua Achebe

A Man of the People is the fourth, and a satirical, novel by Chinua Achebe. The novel is a story told by the young and educated narrator, Odili, his conflict with Chief Nanga, his former teacher who enters a career in politics in an unnamed modern African country. Odili …

15073. Dungeons & Dragons - Forgotten Realms: Campaign …

Ed Greenwood

The Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting is a role-playing game sourcebook, first published in 1987. It details the Forgotten Realms setting and contains information on characters, locations and history, and sets specific rules for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. The …

15075. Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of …

John Gray

Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia is a non-fiction book by John N. Gray published in 2007. Gray was at the time the School Professor of European Thought at the London School of Economics and in the book he further develops his critique of social progress. …

15077. Crook Factory, The

Dan Simmons

The Crook Factory is a thriller novel by American author Dan Simmons. The book was initially published by William Morrow on March 1, 1999. The novel tells a fictionalized version of the real life counter-espionage and spy ring, known as the Crook Factory, that was set up by …

15078. Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the English author Mary Shelley about the young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was …

15079. La Conquête de Plassans

Emile Zola

La Conquête de Plassans is the fourth novel in Émile Zola's twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. In many ways a sequel to the first novel in the cycle, La Fortune des Rougon, this novel is again centred on the fictional Provençal town of Plassans and its plot revolves …

15080. Hollywood Nocturnes

James Ellroy

Hollywood Nocturnes is a 1994 collection of short stories by James Ellroy. Like many of Ellroy's novels, the majority of the stories are set in 1940s and 1950s. The collection was inspired by Ellroy's having seen the film Daddy-O and finding cosmic significance in the image of …

15082. Three at Wolfe's Door

Rex Stout

Three at Wolfe's Door is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1960. The book comprises three stories, one of them published previously: "Poison à la Carte" "Method Three for Murder" "The Rodeo Murder"

15083. Traitor's Purse (An Albert Campion Mystery, No. 11)

Margery Allingham

Traitor's Purse is a crime novel written by Margery Allingham. It was originally published in 1941 in the United Kingdom by Heinemann, London and in the United States by Doubleday, New York as The Sabotage Murder Mystery. It is the eleventh novel in the Albert Campion series and …

15084. The Pyrates

George MacDonald Fraser

The Pyrates is a comic novel by George MacDonald Fraser, published in 1983. Fraser called it "a burlesque fantasy on every swashbuckler I ever read or saw." Written in arch, ironic style and containing a great deal of deliberate anachronism, it traces the adventures of a classic …

15086. Recalled to Life (Dalziel and Pascoe Mysteries …

Reginald Hill

Recalled to Life is a 1992 crime novel by Reginald Hill, and part of the Dalziel and Pascoe series. The novel tells the story of Dalziel's re-investigation of the 1963 murder at a local manor, Mickledore Hall, and the crime is billed as the last of the golden age murders. The …

15088. The Hollow Man (Crime Masterworks S.)

John Dickson Carr

The Hollow Man is a famous locked room mystery novel by the American writer John Dickson Carr, published in 1935. It was published in the US under the title The Three Coffins and in 1981 was selected as the best locked room mystery of all time by a panel of 17 mystery authors …

15089. Soldier's Heart : Being the Story of the Enlistment …

Gary Paulsen

Soldier's Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers is a historical war novella by Gary Paulsen aimed at the teenage market. It is a fictionalization of the true story of a Minnesotan farmboy, Charley …

15090. Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Don't You Dare Read This, Mrs. Dunphrey is a 1996 young adult novel written by Margaret Peterson Haddix. It tells the story of high school student Tish Bonner through journal entries assigned throughout the year by her English teacher, Mrs. Dunphrey and follows her as her life …

15091. Smoky the Cow Horse

Will James

Smoky the Cowhorse is a novel by Will James that was the winner of the 1927 Newbery Medal.

15094. The Coquette, or, the History of Eliza Wharton

Hannah Webster Foster

The Coquette or, The History of Eliza Wharton is an epistolary novel by Hannah Webster Foster. It was published anonymously in 1797, and did not appear under the author's real name until 1856, 16 years after Foster's death. It was one of the best-selling novels of its time and …

15095. Les Guérillères

Monique Wittig

Les Guérillères is a 1969 novel by Monique Wittig. It was translated into English in 1971.

15096. Jubilee

Margaret Walker

Jubilee is a historical novel written by Margaret Walker, which focuses on the story of a biracial slave during the American Civil War. It is set in Georgia and later in various parts of Alabama in the mid-19th century before, during, and after the Civil War.

15097. Many Moons

James Thurber

Many Moons is a children's picture book written by James Thurber and illustrated by Louis Slobodkin. It was published by Harcourt, Brace & Company in 1943 and won the Caldecott Medal in 1944. Princess Lenore becomes ill, and only one thing will make her better: the moon. …

15098. The Wonderful O (The New York Review Children's …

James Thurber

The Wonderful O is the last of James Thurber’s five short-book fairy tales for children. Published in 1957 by Hamish Hamilton / Simon Schuster, it followed Many Moons, The Great Quillow, The White Deer and The 13 Clocks. As well as constant, complex wordplay, Thurber uses other …

15099. Supertoys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of …

Brian Aldiss

"Super-Toys Last All Summer Long" is a short story by British science fiction author Brian Aldiss, first published in 1969. The story deals with humanity in an age of intelligent machines and of the aching loneliness endemic in an overpopulated future where child creation is …

15100. The hollow lands

Michael Moorcock

The Hollow Land is a book published in 1974 and written by Michael Moorcock.

15101. Brave new girl

Louisa Luna

Brave New Girl is the first novel by Louisa Luna. It was published by MTV Books in early 2001. The book was written by Luna when she was at New York University. The novel tracks the adolescent angst of the protagonist, Doreen Severna, who is comparable to the character Holden …

15102. Carrot Seed

Ruth Krauss

The Carrot Seed is a 1945 children's book by Ruth Krauss. As of 2004, The Carrot Seed has been in print continuously since its first publication in 1945.

15103. The moth diaries

Rachel Klein

The Moth Diaries is the debut novel of Rachel Klein, published in 2002.

15104. Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong

Pierre Bayard

Sherlock Holmes was Wrong: Re-opening the Case of the "Hound of the Baskervilles" is a 2007 book by French professor of literature, psychoanalyst, and author Pierre Bayard. By re-examining the clues, and carefully interpreting them in the context in which Doyle's book was …

15105. Archive Fever

Jacques Derrida

Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression is a book by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida first published in 1995 by Éditions Galilée. An English translation by Eric Prenowitz was published in 1996.

15107. The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of …

Randy Shilts

The Mayor of Castro Street is a 1982 book about Harvey Milk by Randy Shilts.

15109. Ottoline and the Yellow Cat (Ottoline)

Chris Riddell

Ottoline and the Yellow Cat is a children's book by Chris Riddell, published in 2007. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award and the Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers. It was also shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and nominated for the …

15110. Sacred country

Rose Tremain

Sacred Country is a novel by English author Rose Tremain, it was published in 1992 by Sinclair Stevenson and won both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Prix Femina Etranger. It has been compared to Virginia Woolf's Orlando.

15111. A String on the Harp

Nancy Bond

A String in the Harp is a children's fantasy novel by Nancy Bond first published in 1976. It received a 1977 Newbery Honor award and the Welsh Tir na n-Og Award. It tells of the American Morgan family who temporarily move to Wales, where Peter Morgan finds a magical harp key …

15112. Babylon 5: Legions of Fire – Out of the Darkness

Peter David

Babylon 5: Legions of Fire – Out of the Darkness is a Babylon 5 novel by Peter David.

15114. WarCraft: Lord of the Clans

Christie Golden

Warcraft: Lord of the Clans is a novel by Star Trek novelist Christie Golden based in Blizzard Entertainments Warcraft Universe. It was published by Pocket Books. The story of the novel was originally going to be used in the adventure game Warcraft Adventures: Lord of the Clans …

15115. Night lamp

Jack Vance

Night Lamp is a science fiction adventure novel by Jack Vance. It follows an orphan named Jaro Fath on his quest to learn where he came from.

15116. Chinese Handcuffs

Chris Crutcher

Chinese Handcuffs is a 1989 a young adult novel by young adult writer Chris Crutcher. The story alternates between the two main characters, Dillon and Jennifer, both high school athletes dealing with personal issues. The majority of Dillon’s story is told via a journal he keeps, …

15118. Sea Dragon heir (The Chronicles of Magravandias # 1)

Storm Constantine

The Sea Dragon Heir is a fantasy novel written by Storm Constantine first published in 2001.

15119. Flowers for the Judge

Margery Allingham

Flowers for the Judge is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in February 1936, in the United Kingdom by Heinemann, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York. It is the seventh novel to feature the mysterious Albert Campion, aided by his …

15120. Whitechapel Gods

S. M. Peters

Whitechapel Gods is a 2008 Canadian Clockpunk/retro-futuristic novel written by S. M. Peters. It was first published on February 5, 2008 through Roc Books.

15121. In Desert and Wilderness

Henryk Sienkiewicz

In Desert and Wilderness is a popular young adult novel by Polish author and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz, written in 1912. It is the author's only novel written for children/teenagers. In Desert and Wilderness tells the story of two young friends, Staś …

15123. Off with His Head

Ngaio Marsh

Off with His Head is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the nineteenth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1957. The plot concerns a village festival in the English countryside, and features Morris dancing among other folkloric elements. The novel …

15124. The Way West

A. B. Guthrie

The Way West is a 1949 western novel by A. B. Guthrie, Jr.. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1950. The book became the basis for a film starring Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, and Richard Widmark. The novel is one in the sequence of six by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. …

15125. Journey into the Whirlwind

Eugenia Semyonovna Ginzburg

Journey into the Whirlwind is the English title of the critically acclaimed memoir by Eugenia Ginzburg. It was published in English in 1967, some thirty years after the story begins. The two-part book is a highly detailed first-hand account of her life and imprisonment in the …

15128. The Desert of the Heart

Jane Rule

Desert of the Heart is a 1964 lesbian-themed novel written by Jane Rule. The story was adapted loosely into the 1985 film Desert Hearts, directed by Donna Deitch. The book was originally published in hardback by Macmillan Canada. It was one of the very few novels that addressed …

15129. Radix

A. A. Attanasio

Radix is a science fiction novel by A. A. Attanasio, published in 1981. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1981. It is the first of four books in Attanasio's Radix Tetrad, followed by In Other Worlds in 1984. The novel is being re-issued by Phoenix Pick, an …

15131. Mick Harte Was Here

Barbara Park

Mick Harte Was Here is a novella written by Barbara Park, which focuses on how Phoebe, a thirteen-year-old girl, copes with the death of her brother, Mick Harte, who was killed in a bicycle accident due to head injuries he received while not wearing his helmet. In 1998, the book …

15133. 334

Thomas M. Disch

334 is a science fiction novel by American author Thomas M. Disch, written in 1972. It is a dystopian look at everyday life in New York City around the year 2025.

15134. The Conch Bearer (Brotherhood of the Conch series)

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Conch Bearer is a fantasy novel written by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

15138. B070911: MW1 - Magic Casement (A Man of His Word, …

Dave Duncan

Magic Casement is a book published in 1990 that was written by Dave Duncan.

15140. Faery Lands Forlorn

Dave Duncan

Faery Lands Forlorn is a book published in 1991 that was written by Dave Duncan.

15142. A Sword from Red Ice

J.V. Jones

A Sword from Red Ice is the third book in the Sword of Shadows fantasy series by J. V. Jones. The first two books in the series are A Cavern of Black Ice and A Fortress of Grey Ice. It was published in the United States and the United Kingdom on October 16, 2007.

15143. The last holiday concert

Andrew Clements

For Hart Evans, being the most popular kid in sixth grade has its advantages. Kids look up to him, and all the teachers let him get away with anything -- all the teachers except the chorus director, Mr. Meinert. When Hart's errant rubber band hits Mr. Meinert on the neck during …

15145. Delivering Happiness

Tony Hsieh

Delivering Happiness is a book by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. It details his life as an entrepreneur, with emphasis on the founding of LinkExchange and Zappos.

15146. Shadowmarch

Tad Williams

A year ago, the March Kingdoms were at peace, the Eddon family held the throne, and all was right in Southmarch Castle. Now the family has been shattered. King Olin Eddon is a prisoner and his heir is slain. The royal twins Barrick and Briony have done their best to hold the …

15148. Darkwitch Rising (The Troy Game)

Sara Douglass

Darkwitch Rising is the third book in the Troy Game series by Sara Douglass.

15150. French Silk

Sandra Brown

French Silk is a romance novel written by Sandra Brown. It was published in 1992, and made the New York Times bestseller list. The novel is set in New Orleans and revolves around the murder of a televangelist; the suspects include the female founder of the "French Silk" mail …

15151. Accident

Danielle Steel

Accident is 1994 novel by Romance novelist Danielle Steel

15152. Persistence of memory

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Persistence of Memory is the tenth novel by American teen author Amelia Atwater-Rhodes and is the fifth novel in her Den of Shadows series. Published on December 9, 2008 the novel tells the story of Erin Misrahe and her struggles with her alter-ego Shevaun, who is in fact a …

15153. Raise High the Roof

Jerome D. Salinger

Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction is a single volume featuring two novellas by J. D. Salinger, which were previously published in The New Yorker: Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction. Little, Brown republished them in …

15155. Safe Area Goražde

Joe Sacco

Safe Area Goražde is a journalistic comic book about the Bosnian War, written by Joe Sacco. It was published in 2000. The book describes the author's experiences during four months spent in Bosnia in 1994–95, and is based on conversations with Bosniaks trapped within the enclave …

15158. 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 …

15159. The Dead All Have the Same Skin

Vernon Sullivan

The Dead All Have the Same Skin is a 1947 crime novel by the French writer Boris Vian. It tells the story of a mixed Black-White American, who manages to have a career in "white society" without anyone knowing of his origin; when his black half-brother turns up and tries to …

15160. Three Roads to Quantum Gravity (Science masters)

Lee Smolin

It's difficult, writes Lee Smolin in this lucid overview of modern physics, to talk meaningfully about the big questions of space and time, given the limitations of our technology and perceptions. It's more difficult still given some of the contradictions and inconsistencies …

15162. Cannon-Fodder

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Cannon-Fodder is an unfinished novel by the French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline. The largely autobiographical narrative is set before World War II, and roughly continues where Céline's 1936 novel Death on Credit ended. Much of the novel disappeared in 1944. Surviving fragments …

15164. 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 …

15165. The Listerdale Mystery

Agatha Christie

A selection of mysteries, some light-hearted, some romantic, some very deadly... Twelve tantalizing cases... the curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale; a newlywed's fear of her ex-fiance; a strange encounter on a train; a domestic murder investigation; a wild man's sudden …

15170. The Taker and Other Stories

Rubem Fonseca

"Each of Fonseca's books is not only a worthwhile journey; it is also, in some way, a necessary one."—Thomas PynchonMost widely admired for his short fiction, The Taker and Other Stories is Fonseca's first collection to appear in English translation, and it ranges across his …

15171. (Nancy Drew #32) The Scarlet Slipper Mystery

Carolyn Keene

Nancy meets Helene and Henri Fontaine, refugees from Centorvia who run a dancing school in River Heights. Strange circumstances have brought the brother and sister to the United States. When they receive an anonymous note threatening their lives, Nancy offers her help, but she …

15172. Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (Harvest

Katherine Anne Porter

The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter is a book by Katherine Anne Porter published by Harcourt in 1965, comprising nineteen "short stories and long stories", as Porter herself would say. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. …

15173. Lorenzaccio

Alfred de Musset

Lorenzaccio is a French play of the Romantic period written by Alfred de Musset in 1834, set in 16th-century Florence, and depicting Lorenzino de' Medici, who killed Florence's tyrant, Alessandro de' Medici, his cousin. Having engaged in debaucheries to gain the Duke's …

15174. Nickel mountain

John Gardner

John Gardner's most poignant novel of improbable love.At the heart of John Gardner's Nickel Mountain is an uncommon love story: when at 42, the obese, anxious and gentle Henry Soames marries seventeen-year-old Callie Wells—who is pregnant with the child of a local boy—it is much …

15175. The devil's labyrinth

John Saul

The Devil's Labyrinth is a thriller horror novel by John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on July 17, 2007. The novel follows the story of Ryan McIntyre, a teenage boy sent to a Catholic boarding school, where strange deaths and mysterious disappearances begin to occur upon …

15176. Un giorno perfetto

Melania Mazzucco

Un giorno perfetto is a book by Melania Mazzucco.

15177. 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.

15179. Funeral in Berlin (Harry Palmer #3)

Len Deighton

Funeral in Berlin is a 1964 spy novel by Len Deighton. It was the third of four novels about an unnamed British agent. It was preceded by The IPCRESS File and Horse Under Water, and followed by Billion-Dollar Brain.

15183. The D Case

Carlo Fruttero

The D Case is a humorous literary critique of Charles Dickens' unfinished work The Mystery of Edwin Drood, first published in Italy in 1989. Written in the form of a novel, by Italian authors Carlo Fruttero and Franco Lucentini, the book explores the Dickens mystery from the …

15184. 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 …

15186. 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 …

15187. Free as in freedom Richard Stallman's crusade for …

Sam Williams

Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman's Crusade for Free Software is a free book licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License about the life of Richard Stallman, written by Sam Williams and published by O'Reilly Media on March 1, 2002. Williams conducted several interviews …

15189. Sexual Politics: A Surprising Examination of …

Kate Millett

Sexual Politics is a 1970 book by Kate Millett, based on her PhD dissertation.

15190. Nadine Gordimer's Burger's Daughter

Nadine Gordimer

Burger's Daughter is an historical and political novel by the South African Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Nadine Gordimer, first published in the United Kingdom in June 1979 by Jonathan Cape. The book was expected to be banned in South Africa, and a month after publication in …

15191. When You Ride Alone You Ride With Bin Laden: What …

Bill Maher

When you ride ALONE you ride with bin Laden: What the Government SHOULD Be Telling Us to Help Fight the War on Terrorism is a 2002 non-fiction political book by comedian and author Bill Maher. Maher targets American citizens in this publication and notes that the American people …

15192. Frog King, The

Adam Davies

The Frog King is a novel by Adam Davies, published in 2002. It was his first published effort.

15194. The Silence of the Lambs

Thomas Perry

The Silence of the Lambs is a novel by Thomas Harris. First published in 1988, it is the sequel to Harris' 1981 novel Red Dragon. Both novels feature the cannibalistic serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter, this time pitted against FBI Special Agent Clarice Starling. The film …

15195. Ventus

Karl Schroeder

Ventus is a 2001 science fiction/fantasy novel by Karl Schroeder. It was Schroeder's debut solo novel, and introduced his concept of thalience. The novel is available for free under the Creative Commons license at Schroeder's website. Its prequel, Lady of Mazes, was published in …

15198. Memories of a Catholic Girlhood (A Harvest

Mary McCarthy

Memories of a Catholic Girlhood is the autobiography of Mary McCarthy that was published in 1957. The book chronicles McCarthy's childhood including her being orphaned, having an abusive great uncle, and losing her Catholic faith. In the book McCarthy writes details at the end …

15199. The Devil in Love

Jacques Cazotte

The Devil in Love is an occult romance by Jacques Cazotte which tells of a demon, or devil, who falls in love with Alvaro, an amateur human dabbler, and attempts, in the guise of a young woman, to win his affections. French critic P.G. Castex has described The Devil In Love as …

15200. The Sleepwalkers

Hermann Broch

The Sleepwalkers is a novel by the Austrian novelist and essayist Hermann Broch. It is considered, along with Robert Musil's The Man Without Qualities and Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain, to be a masterpiece of modern German prose of the first half of the 20th century.



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