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.

15401. 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 …

15402. 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 …

15404. Eleanor and Franklin; The Story of Their …

Joseph P. Lash

The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award In his extraordinary biography of the major political couple of the twentieth century, Joseph P. Lash reconstructs from Eleanor Roosevelt's personal papers her early life and four-decade …

15405. 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 …

15406. 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 …

15407. 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.

15408. Sleepless Trilogy, Book 3: Beggars Ride (Beggers …

Nancy Kress

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

15409. 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 …

15410. 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.

15411. 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 …

15413. The Vintage Bradbury: Ray Bradbury's own selection …

Ray Bradbury

A collection of stories include tales about a playroom in which children's fantasies become real enough to kill, and a beautiful white suit that turns six down-and-out Chicanos into their ideal selves

15415. 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 …

15416. 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 …

15417. 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.

15418. 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. …

15419. 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 …

15420. 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 …

15421. 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.

15423. 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.

15424. 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 …

15425. 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. …

15426. In The Hand of Dante

Nick Tosches

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

15427. 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 …

15430. 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 …

15431. 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 …

15432. 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.

15434. (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.

15435. 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 …

15436. 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 …

15437. (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 …

15438. 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.

15440. 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.

15442. Max and Moritz

Wilhelm Busch

Max and Moritz is a German language illustrated story in verse. This highly inventive, blackly humorous tale, told entirely in rhymed couplets, was written and illustrated by Wilhelm Busch and published in 1865. It is among the early works of Busch, nevertheless it already …

15443. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

John Ashbery

Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror is a 1975 poetry collection by the American writer John Ashbery. The title comes from the painting with the same name. The book received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

15444. Actor Prepares, An

Constantin Stanislavski

An Actor Prepares is the first of Konstantin Stanislavski's books on acting, followed by Building a Character and Creating a Role. Stanislavski intended to publish the contents of An Actor Prepares and Building a Character as a single volume, and in the Russian language. …

15445. A Fool's Alphabet

Sebastian Faulks

A Fool's Alphabet is a 1992 novel by author Sebastian Faulks. The book splits the life of a photographer into short, alphabetically arranged episodes based on location as follows: Anzio, Italy, 1944 Backley, Berkshire, England, 1950 Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1980 Dorking, Surrey, …

15448. The Flight of the Eisenstein

James Swallow

Book four in the New York Times bestselling series. This is a reissue of 9781849708128 Having witnessed the events on Istvaan III, Deathguard Captain Garro seizes a ship and heads to Terra to warn the Emperor of Horus' treachery. But the fleeing Eisenstein is damaged by enemy …

15450. Practical Common Lisp (Books for Professionals by …

Peter Seibel

Practical Common Lisp is an introductory book on Common Lisp by Peter Seibel which intersperses "practical" chapters along with a fairly complete introduction to the language. In the practical chapters Seibel develops various pieces of software such as a unit testing framework, …

15451. Five on Kirrin Island Again

Enid Blyton

Five On Kirrin Island Again is the sixth novel in the Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in October, 1947. Julian, Dick and Anne come to George's house for their holidays. They plan to explore Kirrin island a bit more. But when Uncle Quentin announces that …

15455. Asimov's New guide to science

Isaac Asimov

The Intelligent Man's Guide to Science is a general guide to the sciences written by Isaac Asimov. It was first published in 1960 by Basic Books in two volumes, Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences, though some subsequent editions were published as single volumes. A …

15457. Dusklands

J. M. Coetzee

Dusklands is the debut novel by J. M. Coetzee, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Literature. The novel consists of two separate stories, "The Vietnam Project" and "The Narrative of Jacobus Coetzee." The first story, "The Vietnam Project", relates the gradual descent into …

15460. Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science

Martin Gardner

Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science — originally published in 1952 as In the Name of Science: An Entertaining Survey of the High Priests and Cultists of Science, Past and Present—was Martin Gardner's second book. A survey of what it described as pseudosciences and cult …

15461. Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious

Sigmund Freud

Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious is a book on the psychoanalysis of jokes and humour by Dr. Sigmund Freud, first published in 1905. In this work, Freud described the psychological processes and techniques of jokes, which he likened as similar to the processes and …

15464. The Life of God (as Told by Himself)

Franco Ferrucci

At the center of Franco Ferrucci's inspired novel is a tender, troubled God. In the beginning is God's solitude, and because God is lonely he creates the world. He falls in love with earth, plunges into the oceans, lives as plant and reptile and bird. His every thought and mood …

15466. The Touch

Colleen McCullough

The Touch is a historical novel by Colleen McCullough published in 2003. It is about the life of a Scotswoman, Elizabeth Drummond, who travels from her home in Kinross, Scotland to New South Wales in order to marry her wealthy cousin, Alexander Kinross. The story takes place …

15467. The Ghost in the Machine

Arthur Koestler

The Ghost in the Machine is a 1967 book about philosophical psychology by Arthur Koestler. The title is a phrase coined by the Oxford philosopher Gilbert Ryle to describe the Cartesian dualist account of the mind–body relationship. Koestler shares with Ryle the view that the …

15469. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

John Maynard Keynes

The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money was written by the English economist John Maynard Keynes. The book, generally considered to be his magnum opus, is largely credited with creating the terminology and shape of modern macroeconomics. Published in February 1936, …

15471. Crabgrass Frontier

Kenneth T. Jackson

Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States is a book written by historian Kenneth T. Jackson. Published in 1985. Extensively researched and referenced, the book takes into account factors that promoted suburbanization such as the availability of cheap land, …

15472. Who Fears Death

Nnedi Okorafor

Who Fears Death, by Nnedi Okorafor, is a novel with science fiction and fantasy elements that was published in 2010. It was awarded the 2011 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, as well as the 2010 Carl Brandon Kindred Award "for an outstanding work of speculative fiction dealing …

15473. The God Box

Alex Sanchez

The God Box, a novel by Alex Sánchez, focuses on the conflict and friendship between two Christian teenage boys, one openly gay and the other struggling to accept his sexuality. It was adapted into a play in 2009 which had its world premiere performance at Sacred Heart …

15474. We All Fall Down

Robert Cormier

We All Fall Down is a suspense novel for young adults by Robert Cormier.

15476. India Unbound: from Independence to the Global …

Gurcharan Das

India Unbound: From Independence to Global Information Age is a 2000 non-fiction book by Gurcharan Das. It is an account of India's economic journey after its Independence in 1947.

15477. Signal to Noise

Eric Nylund

Signal to Noise is a 1998 cyberpunk novel by Eric S. Nylund. It is the first half of a duology, the second half being A Signal Shattered.

15478. The Genocides

Thomas M. Disch

The Genocides is a 1965 science fiction novel written by American author Thomas M. Disch. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1965.

15479. Riders

Jilly Cooper

Riders is an international best-selling novel, written by the English author, Jilly Cooper. It is the first of a series of romance novels known as the Rutshire Chronicles, which are set in the fictional English county of Rutshire. The story focuses on the lives of a group of top …

15480. Postmodernism: Or, the Cultural Logic of Late …

Fredric Jameson

Postmodernism, or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism is a 1991 book by Fredric Jameson offering a critique of modernism and postmodernism from a Marxist perspective. The book began as a 1984 article in the New Left Review.

15481. Making the Corps

Thomas E. Ricks

Making the Corps is a 1997 non-fiction book written by Thomas E. Ricks.

15482. Cry of the Halidon, The

Robert Ludlum

The Cry of the Halidon is a 1974 suspense novel by Robert Ludlum.

15483. Athabasca

Alistair MacLean

Athabasca is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1980. As with the novel Night Without End, it depicts adventure, sabotage and murder in the unforgiving Arctic environment. It is laid in the oilfields and oil sands fields of Alaska and Canada and …

15484. The Samurai's Daughter

Sujata Massey

The Samurai's Daughter is a book written by Sujata Massey.

15487. Magic

William Goldman

Magic is a psychological horror novel written by William Goldman. It was published in the United States in August 1976 by Delacorte Press. In 1978 Richard Attenborough directed a feature film adaptation of the story that starred Anthony Hopkins and Ann-Margret.

15493. Spadework

Timothy Findley

Spadework is a novel by Canadian writer Timothy Findley set in the theater world of Stratford, Ontario. It was first published in Canada by HarperCollins Publishers in 2001.

15494. The Sea Hawk

Rafael Sabatini

The Sea Hawk is a novel by Rafael Sabatini, originally published in 1915. The story is set over the years 1588–1593 and concerns a retired Cornish seafaring gentleman, Sir Oliver Tressilian, who is villainously betrayed by a jealous half-brother. After being forced to serve as a …

15496. Rumpole of the Bailey

John Mortimer

Rumpole of the Bailey is a 1978 collection of short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole. They were adapted from his scripts for the TV series of the same name. The stories were: "Rumpole and the Younger Generation" "Rumpole and the Alternative …

15497. A Dog with No Tail

Hamdi Abu Golayyel

In a world with no meaning, meaning is an act . . .This is a story about building things up and knocking them down. Here are the campfire tales of Egypt's dispossessed and disillusioned, the anti-Arabian Nights.Our narrator, a rural immigrant from the Bedouin villages of the …

15499. Marsh: 03 - The Nursing Home Murder (Roderick …

Ngaio Marsh

The Nursing Home Murder is a work of detective fiction by New Zealand author Ngaio Marsh.

15500. The Witch Tree Symbol (Nancy Drew, Book 33 )

Carolyn Keene

The Witch Tree Symbol is the thirty-third volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1955 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

15501. Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt

Richard Brautigan

Rommel Drives on Deep into Egypt is Richard Brautigan's eighth poetry publication and includes 58 poems. The title of the book echoes a 1942 San Francisco Chronicle headline describing a successful operation by Rommel during the North African Campaign of World War II. The six …

15504. Buried Fire

Jonathan Stroud

Buried Fire is a fantasy novel by Jonathan Stroud first published in 1999 by Corgi. It was initially part of the Fire Chronicles, but later the series was disbanded by the publisher. It was supposed to be called The Four Gifts.

15506. Singularity

William Sleator

Singularity, published in 1985 by E. P. Dutton, is a science fiction novel for young adults written by William Sleator. It was listed as a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and was a Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award Nominee.

15508. Acts of War (Tom Clancy's Op-centre S.)

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Acts of War is a technothriller by Tom Clancy

15509. Acorna's Search: The Further Adventures of the …

Anne McCaffrey

Acorna's Search is a fantasy or science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. It was the fifth in the Acorna Universe series initiated by McCaffrey and Margaret Ball in Acorna: The Unicorn Girl. Search was preceded by Acorna's World and followed by …

15510. Watery Grave

Bruce Alexander Cook

Watery Grave is the third historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

15512. Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne

David Gaider

Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne is a fantasy novel released March 3, 2009. It serves as a prequel to the BioWare role-playing game Dragon Age: Origins and is written by David Gaider, lead writer of Dragon Age: Origins. It is his first novel, as well as the first novel set in the …

15514. A Lotus Grows in the Mud

Goldie Hawn

A Lotus Grows in the Mud is a memoir written by Goldie Hawn in 2005, with experienced author Wendy Holden. The memoir was written about past episodes and encounters with family, friends, co-workers and complete strangers Hawn has met and known throughout her lifetime. Using a …

15516. Approaching Oblivion Road Signs on the Treadmill …

Harlan Ellison

Approaching Oblivion is a collection of eleven short stories by American author Harlan Ellison. They had appeared in various magazines throughout the early 1970s with the exceptions of "Paulie Charmed the Sleeping Woman" which originally appeared in 1962 and "Ecowareness" which …

15517. Born of Ice

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Ice is a book published in 2009 that was written by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

15518. The Forged Coupon

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

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 …

15519. (Nancy Drew #31) The Ringmaster's Secret

Carolyn Keene

The Ringmaster's Secret is the thirty-first volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in late 1953 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

15520. Xone of Contention (Book 23)

Piers Anthony

Xone of Contention is the twenty-third book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

15521. Conan the Usurper (The Ace Chronicles of Conan book …

Robert E. Howard

Conan the Usurper is a 1967 collection of four fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Most of the stories originally appeared in the fantasy magazine Weird Tales in the …

15522. Surrender My Love

Johanna Lindsey

Surrender My Love is a book published in 1994 that was written by Johanna Lindsey.

15525. The Spellsong War : The Spellsong Cycle

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Spellsong War is a book published in 1998 that was written by L.E Modesitt Jr.

15526. Neveryóna

Samuel R. Delany

Neveryóna, or: The Tale of Signs and Cities is a sword and sorcery novel by Samuel R. Delany. It is the second of the four-volume Return to Nevèrÿon series. This article discusses the novel itself. Discussions of overall plot, setting, characters, themes, structure, and style of …

15528. The Magic Goes Away

Larry Niven

The Magic Goes Away is a fantasy short story written by Larry Niven in 1976, and later expanded to a novella of the same name which was published in 1978. While these works were not the first in the "Magic Universe" or "Warlock" series, they marked a turning point after the 1973 …

15529. Singing in the Shrouds

Ngaio Marsh

Singing in the Shrouds is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twentieth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1959. The plot concerns a serial killer who is on a transatlantic voyage to South Africa.

15530. The Calligrapher

Edward Docx

The Calligrapher is the debut novel of Edward Docx, published in 2003. Highly praised, it has been translated into eight languages. It was selected by Matt Thorn as his Summer fiction choice in The Independent and by both San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury as a 'Best …

15531. Last ditch

Ngaio Marsh

Last Ditch is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-ninth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1977. The plot concerns drug smuggling in the Channel Islands, and features Alleyn's son, Ricky, in a central role.

15532. Death of a Dude

Rex Stout

Death of a Dude is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1969.

15536. Free Amazons of Darkover

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Free Amazons of Darkover is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in December, 1985.

15537. The Long Road Home

Danielle Steel

The Long Road Home was written by Danielle Steel and released in 1998.

15539. When I Was Young in the Mountains (Reading Rainbow …

Cynthia Rylant

When I Was Young in the Mountains is a 1982 children's book. It was the first book written by Cynthia Rylant, who has written over 60 children's books such as Missing May, which won the Newbery Medal. The book, which Rylant later said took her but an hour to complete, earned an …

15544. Duncan: 3 - Perilous Seas (A Man of His Word, Part 3)

Dave Duncan

Perilous Seas is a book published in 1991 that was written by Dave Duncan.

15545. Destination: Void (Book 4): Ascension Factor

Frank Herbert

The Ascension Factor is the fourth and final science fiction novel set in the Destination: Void universe by the American author Frank Herbert and poet Bill Ransom. It takes place about twenty five years after The Lazarus Effect. It completes the story of the humans descended …

15547. Wren's Quest

Sherwood Smith

Wren’s Quest is the sequel to Wren to the Rescue, and provides further background and character-development leading into Wren's War.

15548. Love Monkey

Kyle Smith

Love Monkey is a comic novel by Kyle Smith published in 2004. It is the basis for the 2006 CBS television series of the same name. Love Monkey is Kyle Smith's first novel. Smith is currently a film critic for the New York Post. The title, Love Monkey, is from a song lyric.

15549. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell #1

David Michaels

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell is a 2004 novel told in the first person by author Raymond Benson, writing under the pseudonym David Michaels. The novel is based on the video game series Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, the creation of which was endorsed by author Tom Clancy. The series …

15553. The Great Tree of Avalon: Shadows on the Stars (The …

T. A. Barron

Shadows on the Stars is the second book in The Great Tree of Avalon series by T. A. Barron. Child of the Dark Prophecy was the first book, and The Eternal Flame the last. Shadows was published in October 2005.

15555. Ask Me No Questions - Copy 4

Marina Budhos

Ask Me No Questions is a novel by Marina Budhos, published by Scholastic in 2007. It covers the trials and turmoil a family of Bangladeshi immigrants face after the September 11th attacks. Marina Budhos is an award winning author for early learning and women's struggles.

15557. Dovey Coe

Frances O'Roark Dowell

The children's book Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell was published in 2000 and focuses on the 1920s. It is a first person narrative from the viewpoint of a mountain girl who wants to clear up confusion about a recent murder.

15558. Allegiant

Veronica Roth

An Amazon Best Books of the Month, October 2013: Veronica Roth had her work cut out for her, ending a trilogy that had fans rabid for the final book, and she pulled it off like a champ. Allegiant kicks off right where Insurgent ended, so if it’s been a while since you read that …

15559. Fabian: The Story of a Moralist

Erich Kästner

Originally published in German in 1931 and in an expurgated English translation in 1932, this novel is the tale of Jacob Fabian, a Berlin advertising copywriter doomed in the context of economic, ethical, and political collapse by his characteristic mixture of detachment and …

15560. Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy)

Stephen King

1 New York Times bestseller In a high suspense race against time three of the most unlikely heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands Mr Mercedes is a rich resonant exceptionally readable accomplishment by a man who can write in …

15561. Dreaming of Babylon: A Private Eye Novel 1942

Richard Brautigan

It is early 1942. You are in San Francisco, and you need a private eye. Sam Spade is rumored to be in Istanbul. The Continental Op has been drafted and is a sergeant in the Aleutians. Philip Marlowe is up at Little Fawn Lake investigating the disappearance of Mrs. Derace …

15562. The Cat Who Went to Paris

Peter Gethers

The Cat Who Went to Paris is a short novel by Peter Gethers that documents his life with his cat Norton, a Scottish Fold. It spurred two sequel books, A Cat Abroad and The Cat Who'll Live Forever: The Final Adventures of Norton, the Perfect Cat, and His Imperfect Human. Literary …

15563. Jabberwocky

Lewis Carroll

"Jabberwocky" is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll and included in his 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The book tells of Alice's adventures within the back-to-front world of a looking glass. …

15564. In My Brother's Shadow

Uwe Timm

A renowned German novelist's memoir of his brother, who joined the SS and was killed at the Russian front. Uwe Timm was only two years old when in 1942 his older brother, Karl Heinz, announced to his family he had volunteered for service with an elite squadron of the German …

15565. Babyhood

Paul Reiser

Listening to Paul Reiser "read" the unabridged audiocassette version of Babyhood is a lot like attending a private performance of a one-man stand-up comedy show--without the hecklers. In his quintessential New York accent, the Mad About You star speaks directly to his audience …

15566. Walk on the Wild Side, A

Nelson Algren

With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a place in the imaginations of all generations since it first appeared. As Algren admitted, the book …

15567. The Tunnel

William H. Gass

The Tunnel is William H. Gass's 1995 magnum opus that took 26 years to write and earned him the American Book Award of 1996. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award. The Tunnel is the work of William Frederick Kohler, a professor of history in an unnamed university in …

15568. Rock Crystal

Adalbert Stifter

Seemingly the simplest of stories—a passing anecdote of village life— Rock Crystal opens up into a tale of almost unendurable suspense. This jewel-like novella by the writer that Thomas Mann praised as "one of the most extraordinary, the most enigmatic, the most secretly daring …

15569. Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View

Stanley Milgram

Between 1961 and 1962, Stanley Milgram carried out a series of experiments in which human subjects supposedly were given progressively more painful electro-shocks in a carefully calibrated series to determine to what extent people will obey orders even when they knew them to be …

15571. L'Ultimo Elfo

Silvana de Mari

The Last Dragon is a children's fantasy novel by Silvana De Mari, first published in Italy in 2004 under the title L'ultimo elfo. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, it follows the journey of the last elf as he seeks out the last dragon so that the world can be renewed. Translated …

15572. The Third Reich: A New History

Michael Burleigh

The Third Reich: A New History is a book published in 2000 and written by Michael Burleigh.

15573. Thebes at War

Naguib Mahfouz

Thebes at War is an early novel by the Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz. It was originally published in Arabic in 1944. An English translation by Humphrey Davies appeared in 2003. The novel is one of several that Mahfouz wrote at the beginning of his career, with Pharaonic Egypt …

15574. Wonderful, Wonderful Times

Elfriede Jelinek

Wonderful, Wonderful Times is a novel by Austrian writer Elfriede Jelinek, published in 1980 by Rowohlt Verlag. It is Jelinek's fifth book. An English version, translated by Michael Hulse, was released in 1990 by Serpent's Tail. A film adaptation of the novel was released in …

15577. Hardy Boys The House on the Cliff (, Book 2)

Franklin W. Dixon

The House On The Cliff is the second book in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book ranks 72nd on the Publishers Weekly's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List in the United States with 1,712,433 copies sold as of 2001. This …

15579. Welcome to the desert of the real! : five essays on …

Slavoj Žižek

Welcome to the Desert of the Real is a 2002 book by Slavoj Žižek. A Marxist and Lacanian analysis of the ideological and political responses to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Zizek's study incorporates various psychoanalytic, postmodernist, biopolitical, and …

15581. Augustus

Allan Massie

Augustus is a 1986 historical novel by Scottish writer Allan Massie, the first of a highly regarded series of novels about the movers and makers of Imperial Rome. Massie begins with Augustus, the successor to Julius Caesar, who ruled the Roman Empire for forty one years and …

15583. Crown Duel (Crown & Court Duet 1)

Sherwood Smith

Crown Duel is a 2002 young adult fantasy novel written by American author Sherwood Smith, originally published as two separate books, Crown Duel and Court Duel. Both stories take place in the fictional land of Sartorias-deles, a fantasy world Smith has written about since her …

15585. Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance

Marion Chesney

Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance is the fifteenth Agatha Raisin mystery novel by Marion Chesney under her pseudonym M. C. Beaton. She sets up her own detective agency, Raisin Investigations, having previously investigated as a hobby. There are three attempts to assassinate …

15586. The Sign of the Seahorse

Graeme Base

The Sign of the Seahorse is a 1992 illustrated children's book by Graeme Base. It was first published on September 15, 1992 through Harry N. Abrams Inc., and was later adapted into a film and musical. The book received a first printing of 350,000 copies and was an alternative …

15588. Android Karenina

Ben H. Winters

Android Karenina is a 2010 parody novel written by Ben H. Winters and based on Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. The novel is a mashup, adding steampunk elements to the Russian 19th-century environment of Anna Karenina, a book first published in 1877. The book has the same main …

15590. Dragon Bones: A Red Princess Mystery

Lisa See

Dragon Bones by Lisa See is the third of the Red Princess mysteries, preceded by Flower Net and The Interior. Once again the protagonists Inspector Liu Hulan and Attorney David Stark return—this time as husband and wife.

15591. Wodehouse: Meet Mr. Mulliner (The Collector's …

P. G. Wodehouse

Meet Mr. Mulliner is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. First published in the United Kingdom on 27 September 1927 by Herbert Jenkins, and in the United States on 2 March 1928 by Doubleday, Doran. It introduces the irrepressible pub raconteur Mr. Mulliner, who …

15592. The Cloud Atlas

Liam Callanan

Set against the magnificent backdrop of Alaska in the waning days of World War II, The Cloud Atlas is an enthralling debut novel, a story of adventure and awakening—and of a young soldier who came to Alaska on an extraordinary, top-secret mission…and found a world that would …

15593. The Sacred and Profane Love Machine

Iris Murdoch

The Sacred and Profane Love Machine is a novel by Iris Murdoch. Published in 1974, it was her sixteenth novel. It won the Whitbread Novel Award for 1974.

15594. Black Ships Before Troy. The Story Of The Iliad

Rosemary Sutcliff

Black Ships Before Troy: The story of the Iliad is a novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff, illustrated by Alan Lee, and published by Frances Lincoln in 1993. Partly based on the Iliad, the book retells the story of the Trojan War, beginning with the birth of Paris to …

15595. The Mist in the Mirror (New Longman Literature)

Susan Hill

The Mist in the Mirror: A Ghost Story is a novel by Susan Hill. The novel is about a traveller called Sir James Monmouth and his pursuit of an explorer called Conrad Vane.



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