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.

15203. Red Lights

Georges Simenon

It is Friday evening before Labor Day weekend. Americans are hitting the highways in droves; the radio crackles with warnings of traffic jams and crashed cars. Steve Hogan and his wife, Nancy, have a long drive ahead—from New York City to Maine, where their children are in camp. …

15204. Creative Evolution

Henri Bergson

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: changes; and even if the cause of the variation is of a psychological nature, we can hardly call …

15205. 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.

15206. xkcd: Vol 0

Randall Munroe

Randall Munroe describes xkcd as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. While it's practically required reading in the geek community, xkcd fans are as varied as the comic's subject matter. This book creates laughs from science jokes on one page to relationship …

15209. The Devil and the Good Lord

Jean-Paul Sartre

The Devil and the Good Lord is a 1951 play by French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. The play concerns the moral choices of its characters, warlord Goetz, clergy Heinrich, communist leader Nasti and others during the German Peasants' War. The first act follows Goetz' …

15210. The Royal Way

André Malraux

The Royal Way is an existentialist novel by André Malraux. It is about two nonconformist adventurers who travel on the "Royal Way" to Angkor in the Cambodian jungle. Their intention is to steal precious bas-relief sculptures from the temples. Along with Les Conquérants, and …

15211. KATE VAIDEN. A Novel.

Reynolds Price

Kate Vaiden is a novel by Reynolds Price about a white woman from the American South who, after a teenage pregnancy, abandons her son shortly after giving birth to him and who does not get in touch with him for four decades.

15215. 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 …

15218. Anti-Semite and Jew

Jean-Paul Sartre

Anti-Semite and Jew is an essay about antisemitism written by Jean-Paul Sartre shortly after the liberation of Paris from German occupation in 1944. The first part of the essay, "The Portrait of the Antisemite", was published in December 1945 in Les Temps modernes. The full text …

15220. 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 …

15221. 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.

15224. 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 …

15225. Auschwitz and After

Charlotte Delbo

Auschwitz and After is a first person account of life and survival in Birkenau by Charlotte Delbo, translated into English by Rose C. Lamont. Delbo, who had returned to occupied France to work in the French resistance alongside her husband, was sent to the camp for her …

15226. Iphigenia in Tauris

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

SCENE I. A Grove before the Temple of Diana. IPHIGENIA. Beneath your leafy gloom, ye waving boughs Of this old, shady, consecrated grove, As in the goddess' silent sanctuary, With the same shudd'ring feeling forth I step, As when I trod it first, nor ever here Doth my unquiet …

15227. 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 …

15232. Belle de Jour

Joseph Kessel

The startling and groundbreaking novel that inspired Luis Bunuel's film by the same name, Belle de Jour remains as vital and controversial today as it was in its 1960 debut. Severine Serizy is a wealthy and beautiful Parisian housewife. She loves her husband, but she cannot …

15234. 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 …

15237. 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.

15240. The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis

Jacques Lacan

The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis is the 1978 English-language translation of published in Paris by Le Seuil in 1973. The text of the Seminar, which was held by Jacques Lacan at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris between January and June 1964 and is the eleventh …

15241. Gemini

Michel Tournier

Jean and Paul are identical twins. Outsiders, even their parents, cannot tell them apart, and call them Jean-Paul. The mysterious bond between them excludes all others; they speak their own language; they are one perfectly harmonious unit; they are, in all innocence, lovers.For …

15243. Tribulations of a Chinaman in China

Jules Verne

Tribulations of a Chinaman in China is an adventure novel by Jules Verne, first published in 1879. The story is about a rich Chinese man, Kin-Fo, who is bored with life, and after some business misfortune decides to die.

15246. The Diary of a Chambermaid

Octave Mirbeau

"I am no saint; I have known many men, and I know, by experience, all the madness, all the vileness, of which they are capable. But a man like Monsiuer?" –– from THE DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID The famous anarchist and art critic Octave Mirbeau (1848–1917) inspired not one but two …

15247. Strange Defeat

Marc Bloch

L'Étrange Défaite is a book written in the summer of 1940 by French historian Marc Bloch. The book was published in 1946; in the meanwhile, Bloch had been tortured and shot by the Gestapo in June 1944 for his participation in the French resistance. An English translation was …

15248. Rigadoon

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Rigadoon is a novel by the French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline, published posthumously in 1969. The story is based on Céline's escape from France to Denmark after the invasion of Normandy, after he had been associated with the Vichy regime. It is the third part in a trilogy …

15249. Sleepless Trilogy, Book 3: Beggars Ride (Beggers …

Nancy Kress

Beggars Ride is a 1996 science fiction novel by noted author Nancy Kress.

15250. Breakheart pass

Alistair MacLean

Breakheart Pass is a novel by Alistair MacLean, first published in 1974. It was a departure for MacLean in that, despite the thriller novel plot, the setting is essentially that of a western novel, set in America in the 19th century. Fans of MacLean will recognize the usual …

15251. Empire of Unreason (Book Three of The Age of …

Greg Keyes

Empire of Unreason is the third book in Gregory Keyes' The Age of Unreason series.

15252. Once Were Warriors

Alan Duff

Once Were Warriors is New Zealand author Alan Duff's bestselling first novel, published in 1990. It tells the story of an urban Māori family, the Hekes, and portrays the reality of domestic violence in New Zealand. It was the basis of a 1994 film of the same title, directed by …

15255. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

Charles Darwin

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex is a book by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871, which applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection, a form of biological adaptation distinct from, yet …

15256. Numbered Account

Christopher Reich

Through the eyes of Christopher Reich, dive into the corrupt world of international high finance. In his debut novel, Reich offers a realistic and gritty "day-in-the-life" perspective on working in the world's financial mecca. For Nick Neumann, an ex-marine turned Harvard MBA …

15257. Ben, In the World

Doris Lessing

In a 1957 short story, "The Eye of God in Paradise," Doris Lessing brought to life a disturbed and disturbing child, a "desperate, wild, suffering little creature" who bit anyone who approached him. This child haunted not only the story's protagonist but the author. She first …

15258. The Book of Night Women

Marlon James

Read Marlon James's posts on the Penguin blog.The Book of Night Women is a sweeping, startling novel, a true tour de force of both voice and storytelling. It is the story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. Even at …

15259. The Edge of Human (Blade Runner, Book 2)

K. W. Jeter

Blade Runner 2: The Edge of Human is a science fiction novel by K. W. Jeter, and a continuation of both the film Blade Runner, and the novel upon which it was based, Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

15260. The Good Apprentice

Iris Murdoch

Edward Baltram is overwhelmed with guilt. His nasty little prank has gone horribly wrong: He has fed his closest friend a sandwich laced with a hallucinogenic drug and the young man has fallen out of a window to his death. Edward searches for redemption through a reunion with …

15261. All Aunt Hagar's children

Edward Jones

In fourteen sweeping and sublime stories, five of which have been published in The New Yorker, the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Known World shows that his grasp of the human condition is firmer than everReturning to the city that inspired his first …

15262. The Haunted Showboat (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #35)

Carolyn Keene

Bess and George invite Nancy on a trip to New Orleans, to help their relatives solve a mystery. Their uncle wants to restore an old showboat, the River Princess, but no one will go near it! Mysterious occurrences are making everything believe the boat is haunted. Can Nancy …

15263. (Nancy Drew #38) The Mystery Of THe Fire Dragon

Carolyn Keene

Nancy receives an urgent call from her Aunt Eloise in New York, requesting her help in solving a mystery. Her neighbor's granddaughter, Chi Che Soong, has gone missing! Nancy and her friends fly to New York to help track down the missing girl.

15264. Programming collective intelligence : building smart …

Toby Segaran

Want to tap the power behind search rankings, product recommendations, social bookmarking, and online matchmaking? This fascinating book demonstrates how you can build Web 2.0 applications to mine the enormous amount of data created by people on the Internet. With the …

15265. Collected Stories (Everyman's Library Classics & …

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl: Collected Stories is a hardcover edition of short-stories by Roald Dahl for adults. It was published in the US in October 2006 by Random House as part of the Everyman Library. The present volume includes for the first time all the stories in chronological order as …

15266. The jaguar smile : a Nicaraguan journey

Salman Rushdie

The Jaguar Smile is Salman Rushdie's first full-length non-fiction book, which he wrote in 1987 after visiting Nicaragua. The book is subtitled A Nicaraguan Journey and relates his travel experiences, the people he met as well as views on the political situation then facing the …

15267. Black Robe

Brian Moore

Black Robe, first published in 1985, is a historical novel by Brian Moore set in New France in the 17th century. The novel follows Father Laforgue, a French Jesuit priest traveling up river to repopulate the mission to the Huron Indians. It chronicles his interactions with the …

15269. Loitering with intent

Muriel Spark

Loitering With Intent is a novel by Scottish author Muriel Spark. Published in 1981 by Bodley Head it was short-listed for the Booker Prize that year. It contains many autobiographical references to Spark's early career and was reprinted in 2001 by New Directions, in the US, and …

15270. Little Boy Lost

Marghanita Laski

Little Boy Lost is a dramatic novel by Marghanita Laski that was published in 1949. It was republished in 2001 by Persephone Books.

15271. The Vintage Bradbury: Ray Bradbury's own selection …

Ray Bradbury

The Vintage Bradbury was the first "best of" collection of the stories of Ray Bradbury, as selected by the author. It was published by Vintage Books, a paperback division of Random House.

15272. In The Hand of Dante

Nick Tosches

In the Hand of Dante is the third novel by Nick Tosches.

15274. Death of a river guide

Richard Flanagan

Death of a River Guide is a 1994 novel by Australian author Richard Flanagan. Death of a River Guide was Flanagan's first novel.

15278. Cugel's Sage

Jack Vance

Cugel's Saga is a picaresque fantasy novel by Jack Vance, published by Timescape in 1983, the third book in the Dying Earth series, the first volume of which appeared in 1950. The narrative of Cugel's Saga continues from the point at which it left off at the end of The Eyes of …

15279. Ox-Cart Man (2 copies)

Donald Hall

Ox-Cart Man is the title of a 1979 book written by Donald Hall and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. It won the 1980 Caldecott Medal. The book tells of the life and work of an early 19th-century farming family in New Hampshire. The father uses an ox-cart to take their goods to …

15282. Death Naturalist *Ff Classics* Exp (Faber Pocket …

Seamus Heaney

Death of a Naturalist is a collection of poems written by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. The collection was Heaney's first major published volume, and includes ideas that he had presented at meetings of The Belfast Group. Death of a Naturalist …

15283. The Golden Age

Gore Vidal

The Golden Age, a historical novel published in 2000 by Gore Vidal, is the seventh and final novel in his Narratives of Empire series.

15286. Vermilion Sands

J. G. Ballard

Vermilion Sands is a short-story collection by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1971. All the stories are set in an imaginary vacation resort called Vermilion Sands which suggests, among other places, Palm Springs in southern California. The characters are generally the wealthy …

15287. The Flight of the Dragonfly

Robert L. Forward

Rocheworld is a science fiction novel by Robert Forward in which he uses a light sail propulsion system to set the crew on an interstellar mission. The spaceship and crew of 20 have to travel 5.9 light-years to the double planet that orbits Barnard's Star, which they call …

15289. G

John Berger

G. is a 1972 novel by John Berger. The novel's setting is pre-First World War Europe, and its protagonist, named "G.", is a Don Juan or Casanova-like lover of women who gradually comes to political consciousness after misadventures across the continent. The novel, Berger's most …

15292. Malafrena

Ursula K. Le Guin

Malafrena is a 1979 novel by Ursula K. Le Guin. Although she is best known for science fiction and fantasy, the only unusual element of this novel is that it takes place in the imaginary Central European country of Orsinia, which is also the setting of her collection Orsinian …

15294. Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a …

Neal Bascomb

Hunting Eichmann is the first complete narrative of a relentless and harrowing international manhunt.When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the Third Reich, Adolf Eichmann shed his SS uniform and vanished. Following his escape from two American POW camps, his retreat …

15296. Shadow : five presidents and the legacy of Watergate

Bob Woodward

Twenty-five years ago, after Richard Nixon resigned the presidency, Gerald Ford promised a return to normalcy. "My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over," President Ford declared. But it was not. The Watergate scandal, and the remedies against future abuses of …

15297. The Crack In Space

Philip K. Dick

The Crack in Space is a 1966 science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. In the United Kingdom, it has been published under the title of the original novella, Cantata 140. The novel was expanded from the novella Cantata 140 published in the July 1964 issue of The …

15298. On the Trail of the Assassins (Spanish Edition: …

Jim Garrison

On the Trail of the Assassins is a 1988 book by Jim Garrison, detailing his role in indicting businessman Clay Shaw for conspiracy to kill U.S. President John F. Kennedy, therefore holding the only trial held for Kennedy's murder. Garrison dedicated On the Trail of the Assassins …

15299. Deadkidsongs

Toby Litt

deadkidsongs is a 2001 novel by Toby Litt. The story is a black comedy about friendship, loyalty, love, hate and revenge in the fictional English town of Amplewick, and centers on four main characters: Andrew, Matthew, Paul and Peter, who form "Gang". deadkidsongs is Litt's …

15301. Divorcing Jack

Colin Bateman

Divorcing Jack is the debut novel and first of the Dan Starkey series by Northern Irish author, Colin Bateman, released on 28 January 1995 through Harper Collins. The novel was recognised as one of the San Francisco Review of Books favourite "First books" of 1995-1996.

15302. Starcross

Philip Reeve

Starcross, or the Coming of the Moobs! or Our Adventures in the Fourth Dimension! is a young adult novel by Philip Reeve, released in October 2007. Illustrated by David Wyatt, it is the second book in the Larklight Trilogy, sequel to the 2006 novel Larklight.

15306. Peril's Gate

Janny Wurts

Peril's Gate is volume six of the Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts. It is also volume three of the Alliance of Light, the third story arc in the Wars of Light and Shadow.

15308. Chronicle of the King's Blades, The Jaguar Knights

Dave Duncan

The Jaguar Knights is a book published in 2004 that was written by Dave Duncan.

15309. Surviving Antarctica: Reality TV 2083

Andrea White

Surviving Antarctica: Reality TV 2083 is a novel written by Andrea White. In 2006, the book won the Golden Spur Award given by the Texas State Reading Association for the best book by a Texas author, and was nominated for a Texas Bluebonnet Award for children's literature.

15311. The Ghost and the Goth

Stacey Kade

The Ghost and the Goth is a 2010 paranormal romance young adult novel written by Stacey Kade and published by Hyperion Books. It is the first book in The Ghost and the Goth Trilogy. The book follows two different view points, Alona Dare and Will Killian, as they try to help each …

15314. Valentine Princess (Princess Diaries, 7 3

Meg Cabot

The Princess Diaries, Volume VII and 3/4: Valentine Princess is a young adult book in the critically acclaimed Princess Diaries series. Written by Meg Cabot, it was released in 2006 by Harper Collins Publishers and is the fourth novella is the series.

15315. Ulysses I

Joyce

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, and then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach in February 1922, in Paris. It is considered to be one of the …

15318. Flowers in the Attic

V. C. Andrews

Flowers in the Attic is a 1979 novel by V.C. Andrews. It is the first book in the Dollanganger Series, and was followed by Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns, Seeds of Yesterday, and Garden of Shadows. The novel is written in the first person from the point of view of Cathy …

15319. The Tenth Power (Chanters of Tremaris Trilogy, Book …

Kate Constable

The Tenth Power is the third book in the Chanters of Tremaris trilogy by Kate Constable.

15320. The Falcon's Malteser

Anthony Horowitz

The Falcon's Malteser is a comic mystery by Anthony Horowitz. The first of the Diamond Brothers series, it was first published in 1986. The title is a spoof of The Maltese Falcon, to which there are various allusions throughout the story. The novel was adapted for the 1988 film …

15321. The Power of Six

Pittacus Lore

The Power of Six is the second book in the young adult science fiction series The Lorien Legacies, written by Pittacus Lore. It is the sequel to I Am Number Four, and was released August 23, 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers.

15322. How To Be A Woman

Caitlin Moran

How to Be a Woman is a 2011 non-fiction memoir by the British writer Caitlin Moran. The book documents Moran's early life including her views on feminism. As of July 2012, it had sold over 400,000 copies in 16 countries.

15323. Redshirts

John Scalzi

Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It's a prestige posting, and Andrew is thrilled all the more to be assigned to the ship's Xenobiology laboratory. Life couldn't be …

15324. Operating manual for spaceship earth

Buckminster Fuller

Operating Manual For Spaceship Earth is a short book by R. Buckminster Fuller, first published in 1968, following an address with a similar title given to the 50th annual convention of the American Planners Association in the Shoreham Hotel, Washington D.C., on 16 October 1967. …

15325. Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: …

Stephen Jay Gould

Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms is the eighth volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould. The essays were culled from his monthly column "The View of Life" in Natural History magazine, to which Gould contributed for 27 years. …

15326. Einstein's Monsters

Martin Amis

Einstein's Monsters is a collection of short stories by British writer Martin Amis. Each of the five stories deals with the subject of nuclear weapons.

15329. Thumbsucker

Walter Kirn

Thumbsucker is a 1999 novel by Walter Kirn. It was adapted into a film of the same name by Mike Mills in 2005.

15330. World on fire : how exporting free market democracy …

Amy Chua

World On Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability is a 2002 book published by Yale Law School professor Amy Chua. It is an academic study into ethnic and sociological divisions in regard to economic and governmental systems in various …

15331. Marsh: 28 - Black As He's Painted (Roderick Alleyn) …

Ngaio Marsh

Black As He's Painted is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh, the 28th to feature Roderick Alleyn. The plot concerns the newly independent fictional African nation of Ng'ombwana, whose president and Alleyn went to school together, and a series of murders connected to its embassy in …

15332. Might as Well Be Dead

Rex Stout

Might as Well Be Dead is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1956. The story was also collected in the omnibus volume Three Aces.

15334. Brightness Falls from the Air

James Tiptree, Jr.

They have gathered now on Damien and are about to witness the last rising of a man-made nova. They are sixteen humans in a distant world about to be enveloped by an eruption of violence—horror and murder, oddly complemented by a bizarre, unforgiving love. But justice is not all …

15337. Devlin's Luck: Book I of The Sword of Change

Patricia Bray

Devlin’s Luck is the 2002 fantasy novel by Patricia Bray, the first in The Sword of Change series.

15342. Wizard of the Pigeons

Robin Hobb

Wizard of the Pigeons is a 1985 urban fantasy novel set in Seattle, Washington by Megan Lindholm, issued as a paperback original by Ace Books and reprinted in hardcover by Hypatia Press in 1994. Several UK editions have also been published. The book deals delicately with many …

15345. King Solomons Carpet

Ruth Rendell

King Solomon's Carpet is a novel by Barbara Vine, pseudonym of Ruth Rendell. It is about the London Underground and the people frequenting it. Vine's novel is inhabited by ordinary passengers, tube aficionados, pickpockets, buskers, vigilantes, and children who go "sledging" on …

15347. (Not that you asked) : rants, exploits, and …

Steve Almond

(Not That You Asked) Rants, Exploits and Obsessions is a collection of essays by the New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond. The collection's entries divulge the author's thoughts on such topics as his sexual failures, fatherhood, and Kurt Vonnegut. The book was …

15348. Trio for Blunt Instruments

Rex Stout

Trio for Blunt Instruments is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout, published in 1964 by the Viking Press in the United States and simultaneously by MacMillan & Company in Canada. The book comprises three stories: "Kill Now—Pay Later", serialized in three …

15350. The Borrowers Avenged (Krush)

Mary Norton

The Borrowers Avenged is a children's fantasy novel by Mary Norton, published in 1982 by Viking Kestrel in the UK and Harcourt in the US. It was the last of five books in a series that is usually called The Borrowers, inaugurated by The Borrowers in 1952. The Borrowers Avenged …

15351. Nightside the Long Sun

Gene Wolfe

Nightside the Long Sun is a book published in 1993 that was written by Gene Wolfe.

15354. A Secret Atlas (The Age of Discovery Trilogy, book 1)

Michael A. Stackpole

A Secret Atlas is the first book in the Age of Discovery series of fantasy novels by Michael Stackpole. It was published by Bantam Books in 2005.

15356. Platonis Parmenides

Plato

Parmenides is one of the dialogues of Plato. It is widely considered to be one of the more, if not the most, challenging and enigmatic of Plato's dialogues. The Parmenides purports to be an account of a meeting between the two great philosophers of the Eleatic school, Parmenides …

15357. Endless love

Scott Spencer

Endless Love is a novel written by Scott Spencer.

15358. Prime Directive

Judith Reeves-Stevens

Prime Directive is a 1990 novel written by Judith and Garfield Reeves Stevens.

15359. The Forged Coupon

Leo Tolstoy

The Forged Coupon is a novella in two parts by Leo Tolstoy. Though he first conceived of the story in the late 1890s, he did not begin writing it until 1902. After struggling for several years, he finally completed the story in 1904; however, it was not published until some of …

15360. The Armada

Garrett Mattingly

The Armada is a popular history by Garrett Mattingly—a historian who taught at Columbia University—about the attempt of the Spanish Armada to invade England in 1588. It was published in 1959 by Houghton Mifflin Company, and Mattingly won a special Pulitzer Prize for the work in …

15362. The Spider Sapphire Mystery

Carolyn Keene

The Spider Sapphire Mystery is the forty-fifth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1968 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

15363. Anthony: X24 - The Dastard (Xanth Novels)

Piers Anthony

The Dastard is the twenty-fourth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

15364. The Bondwoman's Narrative

Hannah Crafts

The Bondwoman's Narrative is a best-selling novel by Hannah Crafts, a self-proclaimed slave escaped from North Carolina. She likely wrote the novel in the mid-19th century. The manuscript was authenticated and published in 2002. Scholars believe that the novel, possibly the …

15365. The Turquoise Lament

John D. MacDonald

The Turquoise Lament is the fifteenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. It focuses on McGee's involvement with an old acquaintance, Pidge, who believes her husband Howie Brindle is trying to kill her to acquire her considerable inheritance. It takes place …

15366. The Pioneers

James Fenimore Cooper

The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna; a Descriptive Tale is a historical novel by American writer James Fenimore Cooper. It was the first of five novels known as the Leatherstocking Tales. Published in 1823, the period it covers makes The Pioneers the fourth …

15367. Incurable

John Marsden

Incurable is a book published in 2005 that was written by John Marsden.

15368. Trevayne

Robert Ludlum

Trevayne is Robert Ludlum's fourth novel, published in 1973 under the pseudonym Jonathan Ryder. The novel centers around an independent and headstrong tycoon who reluctantly accepts an appointment from the President of the United States to head a subcommission to investigate …

15369. Richard Laymon - Darkness, Tell Us

Richard Laymon

Darkness, Tell Us is a 1991 horror novel by Richard Laymon. Originally published by Headline Features, it is currently available in a paperback edition from Leisure Fiction.

15370. Waiting for the Galactic Bus

Parke Godwin

Waiting for the Galactic Bus is a 1988 science fiction novel by Parke Godwin and published by Doubleday Books. It is followed by The Snake Oil Wars and The Snake Oil Variations in 1989.

15372. Dead Water

Ngaio Marsh

Dead Water is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-third novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1964. The plot concerns a murder in a small coastal village, where a local spring believed to have miraculous healing properties is enriching many …

15374. The motion of light in water : sex and science …

Samuel R. Delany

The Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village is an autobiography by science fiction author Samuel R. Delany in which he recounts his experiences as growing up a gay African American, as well as some of his time in an interracial and open …

15375. Eleanor and Franklin; The Story of Their …

Joseph P. Lash

Eleanor and Franklin is a book by Joseph P. Lash.

15377. Cryptid Hunters

Roland Smith

Cryptid Hunters is a 2005 young adult science fiction novel by Roland Smith; it follows the adventures of thirteen-year-old twins Grace and Marty O'Hara, who go to live with their Uncle Wolfe, an anthropologist on a remote island, who is searching for cryptids, which are animals …

15378. 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.

15390. Joseph and His Brothers

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann regarded his monumental retelling of the biblical story of Joseph as his magnum opus. He conceived of the four parts-The Stories of Jacob, Young Joseph, Joseph in Egypt, and Joseph the Provider-as a unified narrative, a "mythological novel" of Joseph's fall into …

15394. 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 …



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