The most popular books in English
from 15601 to 15800

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.

15602. 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 …

15603. 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 …

15604. 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 …

15605. 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 …

15606. 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.

15608. Goodnight Opus

Berkeley Breathed

Goodnight Opus is a 1993 children's book by Berkeley Breathed featuring Opus the Penguin. Goodnight Opus is a take-off of the popular Goodnight Moon children's book; this book actually begins with Opus being read Goodnight Moon by a maternal nanny figure while he sits in bed in …

15609. 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 …

15610. Dark Matter

Michelle Paver

Dark Matter is a speculative fiction novel from Michelle Paver. Part horror, part ghost story, it was published in the UK on October 21, 2010.

15611. 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.

15612. 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 …

15613. Making the Corps

Thomas E. Ricks

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

15614. 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 …

15615. 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 …

15616. The Samurai's Daughter

Sujata Massey

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

15617. Wraeththu Chronicles (1) The Enchantments of Flesh …

Storm Constantine

The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit is a book published in 1987 that was written by Storm Constantine.

15618. Here's to You, Rachel Robinson, SIGNED COPY

Judy Blume

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson is a 1993 young adult novel by Judy Blume, the sequel to Just as Long as We're Together. It is an allusion to a real person, Rachel Robinson, and the Paul Simon song, "Mrs. Robinson".

15619. 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 …

15621. As for Me and My House

Sinclair Ross

As For Me and My House, by Canadian author Sinclair Ross, was first published by the American company Reynal and Hitchcock, with little fanfare. Its 1957 Canadian re-issue, by McClelland & Stewart, as part of their New Canadian Library line, began its canonization, mostly in …

15622. 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

15623. Timon of Athens

William Shakespeare

Timon of Athens is a play by William Shakespeare, published in the First Folio and probably written in collaboration with another author, most likely Thomas Middleton, in about 1605–1606. It is about the fortunes of an Athenian named Timon. The central character is a well …

15624. 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 …

15626. 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. …

15627. Eunoia

Christian Bök

Eunoia is an anthology of univocalics by Canadian poet Christian Bök. Each chapter is written using words limited to a single vowel, producing sentences like: "Hassan can, at a handclap, call a vassal at hand and ask that all staff plan a bacchanal". The author believes "his …

15628. Watery Grave

Bruce Alexander Cook

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

15629. False Scent (A Roderick Alleyn Mystery)

Ngaio Marsh

False Scent is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-first novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1960. The plot concerns the murder of an aging stage actress, and continues Marsh's fascination with the theater and with acting.

15630. Cook Glen : Dread Brass Shadows (Garrett P.I.)

Glen Cook

Dread Brass Shadows is the fifth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

15633. Destination: Void (Book 4): Ascension Factor

Thomas Schlück

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 …

15634. 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.

15635. 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.

15636. 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 …

15637. Gettysburg, A Novel of the Civil War

Newt Gingrich

Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War is an alternate history novel written by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. It was published in 2003 and became a New York Times bestseller. It is the first part in a trilogy in which the next books are respectively Grant Comes East and …

15639. The Viking portable library Edgar Allan Poe : …

Edgar Allan Poe

Attention Edgar Allan Poe's fans!You're in for a treat! Our aim was to prepare a perfectly-formatted collection of 10 creepiest stories by Edgar Allan Poe at a fantastic price. We are pleased to offer you the result of our work!This creepy collection comes with the following …

15643. 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.

15646. 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.

15647. We All Fall Down

Robert Cormier

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

15648. Woodsong 3

Gary Paulsen

Woodsong is a book of memoirs by Gary Paulsen. It is divided into three halves. The first half consists of Paulsen's early experiences running sled dogs in Wisconsin and then in Alaska, and the later half describes the roads and animal's he faces in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog …

15649. The Prairie

James Fenimore Cooper

The Prairie: A Tale is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper, the third novel written by him featuring Natty Bumppo. His fictitious frontier hero Bumppo is never called by his name, but is instead referred to as "the trapper" or "the old man." Chronologically The Prairie is the fifth …

15650. Let's all kill Constance

Ray Bradbury

Let's All Kill Constance is a 2002 mystery novel by Ray Bradbury. Narrated by an unnamed Los Angeles writer and set in 1960, it chronicles an unexpected visit from aging Hollywood actress Constance Rattigan who gives him two death lists of once-famous people — with Constance's …

15651. 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 …

15652. 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 …

15653. 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 …

15654. Fangirl

Rainbow Rowell

In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life--and she's really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it's what …

15655. Rasco and the Rats of NIMH

Jane Leslie Conly

Racso and the Rats of NIMH is the 1986 sequel to the popular book, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, written by Jane Leslie Conly. It continues where the previous book left off. In Racso and the Rats of NIMH, the Rats of NIMH have developed a self-sustaining community in Thorn …

15656. Sunset at Blandings

P. G. Wodehouse

Sunset at Blandings is an unfinished novel by P. G. Wodehouse published in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London, on 17 November 1977 and in the United States by Simon & Schuster, New York, 19 September 1978.

15657. Magister Book 2: Wings of Wrath

Celia S. Friedman

Wings of Wrath is a fantasy novel by Celia S. Friedman. It is the second book in the Magister Trilogy. It was published in 2009 by DAW books. Its plot follows almost immediately after the plots of the previous book, Feast of Souls. While the point of view is always in …

15658. Wayside School, book 3: Sideways Arithmetic From …

Louis Sachar

Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School is a children's novel by Louis Sachar in the Sideways Stories From Wayside School series. The book primarily contains mathematical and logical puzzles for the reader to solve.

15659. Sweet Little Lies

Lauren Conrad

How sweet is it? Jane Roberts was the average girl next door until she and her best friend, Scarlett Harp, landed their own reality show, L.A. Candy. Now the girls have an all-access pass to Hollywood's hottest everything. But there's more to life on camera than just parties and …

15660. Strong medicine

Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine is a 1984 novel by Arthur Hailey.

15661. Dancing After Hours. Stories

Andre Dubus

Dancing After Hours is a book of short stories by Andre Dubus. First published in 1996 by Vintage, it was one of that year's New York Times Notable Books of the Year.

15664. Blind Faith

Joe McGinniss

Blind Faith is a bestselling 1989 true crime novel by Joe McGinniss, based on the 1984 case in which American businessman Robert O. Marshall was charged with the contract killing of his wife, Maria. The book was adapted into an Emmy Award-nominated TV miniseries of the same name …

15666. Soul Catcher

Frank Herbert

Soul Catcher is a 1972 novel by Frank Herbert about a Native American who kidnaps a young white boy, and their journey together. In 2014 producer Dimitri Villard acquired the film rights to the novel.

15673. The Bridesmaid

Ruth Rendell

The Bridesmaid is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1989. It is generally considered a fan-favourite, and was adapted into an acclaimed 2004 film by Claude Chabrol.

15674. The Mysterious Stranger

Mark Twain

The Mysterious Stranger is the final novel attempted by the American author Mark Twain. He worked on it periodically from 1897 through 1908. The body of work is a serious social commentary by Twain addressing his ideas of the Moral Sense and the "damned human race". Twain wrote …

15675. Lost Dorsai (Ace Science Fiction)

Gordon R. Dickson

Lost Dorsai is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson from his Childe Cycle series. It was first published by Ace Books in 1980. The collection includes two stories that originally appeared in the anthology series Destinies, one that appeared in the …

15676. Conjure Wife

Fritz Leiber

Conjure Wife is a supernatural horror novel by Fritz Leiber. Its premise is that witchcraft flourishes as an open secret among women. The story is told from the point of view of a small-town college professor who discovers that his wife is a witch. This novel was the first by …

15678. Hamlet

William Shakespeare

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle Claudius. …

15679. To Be A Slave

Julius Lester

To Be A Slave is a 1968 nonfiction children's book by Julius Lester, illustrated by Tom Feelings. It explores what it was like to be a slave. The book includes many personal accounts of former slaves, accompanied by Lester's historical commentary and Feelings' powerful and muted …

15680. Dave at Night

Gail Carson Levine

Dave at Night is a young adult, historical fiction novel written by award-winning author Gail Carson Levine in 1999. This book was inspired by leading figures in the arts during the Harlem Renaissance and her father, David Carson, whose childhood was spent in an orphanage. …

15682. The Miracle Game

Josef Skvorecky

The Miracle Game is a Czech novel by Josef Škvorecký published in 1972 by Sixty Eight Publishers in Toronto, Canada. It was translated into English in 1990 by Paul Wilson, and according to The Times is Skvorecky's masterpiece. It was his response to Prague Spring events of 1968 …

15683. Silver Birch, Blood Moon (Fairy Tale Anthologies)

Terri Windling

Winner of the World Fantasy Award: New twists on classic fairy tales from Neil Gaiman, Patricia Briggs, Robin McKinley, Caitlín R. Kiernan, and more. Long ago, when we were children, our dreams were inspired by the fairy tales we heard at our mothers’ and grandmothers’ …

15684. Return to Gone-Away

Elizabeth Enright

Return To Gone-Away is a children's book written by Elizabeth Enright, which is the sequel to the book Gone-Away Lake and discusses how the Blake family buys a house in Gone-Away. The book was first published in 1961.

15685. Sandkings

George Martin

Sandkings is a collection of science fiction short stories by George R. R. Martin, published in December 1981. The multiple-award-winning title story concerns a race of insectoid, militaristic alien 'pets' who worship their master until he badly mistreats them. It was adapted …

15687. Dark Demon (The Carpathians Series, Book 13)

Christine Feehan

Dark Demon is the sixteenth title in Christine Feehan’s Dark Series, a series of paranormal/romances featuring the Carpathians.

15688. Stone

Adam Roberts

Stone, published in 2002, is a science fiction novel by the British writer Adam Roberts.

15689. Labrava

Elmore Leonard

LaBrava, the 1983 novel by author Elmore Leonard, follows the story of Joe LaBrava, former Secret Service agent. This novel won the 1984 Edgar Award for Best Novel.

15690. Damascus Nights

Rafik Schami

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

15691. Postsingular

Rudy Rucker

It all begins next year in California. A maladjusted computer industry billionaire and a somewhat crazy US President initiate a radical transformation of the world through sentient nanotechnology; sort of the equivalent of biological artificial intelligence. At first they …

15692. King's Test (Star of the Guardians Vol. 2)

Margaret Weis

King's Test is a fantasy novel published in 1991 that was written by Margaret Weis.

15693. Panzer Leader

Heinz Guderian

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

15695. Rooftops of Tehran

Mahbod Seraji

Rooftops of Tehran, a novel written by Mahbod Seraji, was published by New American Library, an imprint of the Penguin Group, in May 2009.

15696. Blood Brothers

Brian Lumley

Blood Brothers is the sixth book in the Necroscope series by British writer Brian Lumley, and the first book in the Vampire World Trilogy. It was released in 1992.

15697. Julia

Peter Straub

Julia is a 1975 novel by Peter Straub. The work is Straub's first novel to deal with the supernatural and was published through Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. Julia was later adapted into the 1977 film The Haunting of Julia starring Mia Farrow. The work is Straub's third novel …

15698. Lost in the city

Edward Jones

“Original and arresting….[Jones’s] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers.”—Washington Post “These 14 stories of African-American life…affirm humanity as only good literature can.” —Los Angeles TimesA magnificent collection of short fiction focusing …

15699. Building Harlequin's Moon

Larry Niven

Building Harlequin's Moon is a science fiction novel by Larry Niven and Brenda Cooper. The novel is set in the distant future as a group of space travellers, marooned in an inhospitable solar system, attempt to terraform a moon and create a sufficient civilisation on it to …

15700. The Hundred-Foot Journey

Richard C. Morais

The Hundred-Foot Journey is a novel written by Richard C. Morais that was published in July 2010. It was adapted to a feature film in 2014.

15703. The Dark Portal (Deptford Mice S.)

Robin Jarvis

The Dark Portal is the first book in the Deptford Mice Trilogy by Robin Jarvis. It was first published in 1989 and was a runner-up for the 1989 Smarties Book Prize.

15704. Lair of the Lion

Christine Feehan

Lair of the Lion is a paranormal/romance written by American author Christine Feehan. Unlike most for her other works, this novel is not part of an ongoing series and isn’t set in the present day. Lair of the Lion is set in Italy.

15705. Strike Zone (Star Trek: The Next Generation, No. 5)

Peter David

Strike Zone is a Star Trek: The Next Generation novel by Peter David, published by Pocket Books in March 1989. It was the author's first novel set in the Star Trek universe, although he had previously written stories for the DC Comics line of comics. Strike Zone was originally …

15706. Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far)

Dave Barry

A brilliantly funny look at the tumultuous recent past from the Pulitzer Prize?winning humorist. Remember when everything was going to go to hell when Y2K struck? That didn?t happen. Right? But what did happen? To provide a little perspective on a really messed-up millennium (so …

15707. The Stolen Lake (Wolves Chronicles #4)

Joan Aiken & Others

The Stolen Lake is a children's novel by Joan Aiken, first published in 1981. Taking place in an alternate history, the story follows the adventures of Dido Twite in a fictionalized version of South America. The novel is the fourth in the Wolves Chronicles, a series of books set …

15708. The Keeper's Price

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Keeper's Price and Other Stories 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 February, 1980. Many of the stories first appeared …

15710. Donnerjack

Roger Zelazny

Donnerjack is a science fiction novel begun by American author Roger Zelazny; completed by his companion Jane Lindskold after his death, it was published 1997. The original title of the book was "Donnerjack, of Virtú". Initially, Zelazny intended for it to be the first of an …

15711. The garden of Abdul Gasazi

Chris Van Allsburg

The Garden of Abdul Gasazi is a best-selling children's picture book written in 1979 by the American author Chris Van Allsburg. The Garden of Abdul Gasazi was the first book written by Van Allsburg, for which he won a Caldecott Honor in 1980.

15712. A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for and …

Nancy Willard

A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers is a children's picture book written by Nancy Willard and illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen, published by Harcourt Brace in 1981. Next year Willard won the annual Newbery Medal and the …

15713. Blade of Fire (Icemark Chronicles) (Icemark …

Stuart Hill

Blade of Fire is the second novel in Stuart Hill's fantasy series, the Icemark Chronicles.

15714. The Reagan diaries

Ronald Reagan

The Reagan Diaries is an edited version of diaries written by President Ronald Reagan while in the White House. The book is edited by Douglas Brinkley, while the full, unedited diaries were published in 2009. For eight years as President, Ronald Reagan, regarded by some at the …

15716. Romulus, My Father

Raimond Gaita

Romulus, My Father is a biographical memoir, first published in 1998. Written by Australian philosopher Raimond Gaita, the memoir outlines the life of his father, Romulus Gaita. A film adaptation of the same name was released in 2007, starring Eric Bana, Franka Potente and Kodi …

15718. My Life in Orange

Tim Guest

My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru is an account of a child growing up in the Rajneesh movement led by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. The book is a firsthand account, written by Tim Guest at the age of 27, years after his experiences. The book was published in 2004 by Granta …

15724. Gate of Ivrel

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Gate of Ivrel is a 1976 science fiction novel written by C. J. Cherryh and was her first published work. It is the first of four books composing the Morgaine Stories, chronicling the deeds of Morgaine, a woman consumed by a mission of the utmost importance, and her chance-met …

15726. Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever

Marla Frazee

A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever is children's book written and illustrated by Marla Frazee and set in Malibu, CA. It tells the story of two boys named James and Eamon, who go to a nature camp for a week and stay with Eamon's unique grandparents. The story relates the …

15727. Circuit, The

Francisco Jimenez

The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child is an autobiographical novel by Francisco Jiménez based in part on his journey from Mexico to the United States of America. The book, narrated by the child's point of view, follows the life of young Panchito and his family as …

15729. Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by …

Charlene Li

Groundswell is a book by Forrester Research executives Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff that focuses on how companies can take advantage of emerging social technologies. It was published in 2008 by Harvard Business Press. A revised edition was published in 2011. The book attempts to …

15730. Room One, a Mystery or Two

Andrew Clements

Room One is a children's book by Andrew Clements. Part of his School series, it was released by Simon & Schuster in 2006. It won the 2007 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery.

15731. The Silent Man

Alex Berenson

The Silent Man is a novel written by Alex Berenson, author of the previous two thrillers, The Faithful Spy, and The Ghost War. The novel was released on February 10, 2009.

15732. Double or Die (Young James Bond)

Charlie Higson

Double Or Die is the third novel in the Young Bond series depicting Ian Fleming's superspy James Bond as a teenager in the 1930s. The novel, written by Charlie Higson, was released in the United Kingdom by Puffin Books on 4 January 2007. A special hardcover "Limited Collector's …

15740. Kris Longknife: Defiant (Book )

Mike Moscoe

Defiant is a book published in 2005 that was written by Mike Shepherd.

15741. Twenty chickens for a saddle

Robyn Scott

An exquisitely rendered portrait of an African childhood from an astonishing new talentWhen Robyn Scott 's parents decide to uproot their young family from New Zealand and move to a converted cowshed in rural Botswana, life for six-year-old Robyn changed forever. In this wild …

15742. Everwild

Neal Shusterman

Everwild is a 2010 fantasy novel by the acclaimed award winning young-adult fiction author Neal Shusterman. The book is the second book in the acclaimed Skinjacker Trilogy, which takes place in Everlost, a limbo-like place between life and death.

15745. A Prisoner of Birth

Jeffrey Archer

A Prisoner of Birth is a mystery novel by English author Jeffrey Archer, first published on 6 March 2008 by Macmillan. This book is a contemporary retelling of Dumas's The Count of Monte Cristo. The novel saw Archer return to the first place in the fiction best-seller list for …

15746. Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated …

Giulia Enders

A New York Times BestsellerA cheeky up-close and personal guide to the secrets and science of our digestive system For too long, the gut has been the body’s most ignored and least appreciated organ, but it turns out that it’s responsible for more than just dirty work: our gut is …

15747. Waiting

Frank M. Robinson

From the author who brought us the distinguished spy thriller Death of a Marionette and The Towering Inferno, one of the most popular films of the '70s, comes Waiting, an intense novel of contemporary menace, in the mode of Robinson's 1950s classic, The Power. There are people …

15748. God and the New Physics

Paul Davies

How did the universe begin and how will it end? What is matter? What is mind, and can it survive death? What are time and space, and how do they relate to ideas about God? Is the order of the universe the result of accident or design? The most profound and age-old questions of …

15751. Questioning the Millennium : A Rationalist's Guide …

Stephen Jay Gould

In Questioning the Millennium, Stephen Jay Gould applies his wit and erudition to one of today's most pressing subjects: the significance of the millennium.In this beautiful inquiry into time and its milestones, he shares his interest and insights with his readers. Refreshingly …

15753. Oh Say Can You Say

Dr. Seuss

Tongue twisters abound in this classic Dr. Seuss Beginner Book! "Bed Spreaders spread spreads on beds. Bread Spreaders spread butter on breads. And that Bed Spreader better watch out how he's spreading . . . or that Bread Spreader's sure going to butter his bedding." This …

15754. The weapon shops of Isher

A. E. van Vogt

The Weapon Shops of Isher is a science fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt, first published in 1951. The novel is a fix-up created from three previously published short stories about the Weapon Shops and Isher civilization: "The Seesaw" "The Weapon Shop" "The Weapon Shops of Isher"

15755. The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor (Advance …

John Barth

The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor is a novel by American writer John Barth, published in 1991. It is a postmodern metafictional story of a man who jumps overboard a modern replica of a medieval Arab ship and is rescued by sailors from the world of Sinbad the Sailor. …

15757. The Hidden Assassins

Robert Wilson

The Hidden Assassins is a 2006 novel by Robert Wilson, the third in his acclaimed Javier Falcón series, set in Seville.

15758. 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 …

15764. The Humane Interface : New Directions for Designing …

Jef Raskin

The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems is a book about user interface design written by Jef Raskin and published in 2000. It covers ergonomics, quantification, evaluation, and navigation.

15768. Brenner and God

Wolf Haas

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

15769. The kingdom of the wicked = Mamlekhet arshaʻim [i.e. …

Anthony Burgess

Who, I ask you, wants to drag his bones out of the earth, reclothed in flesh which, in some foul magic of reversal, is regurgitated by the worms, in order that his eyes may see God? Who, I ask you, wants to live for ever? Sadoc son of Azor, a retired shipping clerk lying …

15770. Journey to Portugal

José Saramago

Journey to Portugal is a non-fiction book on Portugal by Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago. It was first published in 1981 by Círculo de Leitores e Editorial Caminho.

15773. An Elegy for Easterly

Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah is the voice of Zimbabwe. In this astonishingly powerful debut collection, she dissects with real poignancy the lives of people caught up in a situation over which they have no control, as they deal with spiralling inflation, power cuts and financial hardship - a …

15774. (2) Science Verse (Golden Duck Awards. Picture Book …

Jon Scieszka

Science Verse is a children's picture book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. A follow-up to Math Curse, the book, published by Viking Press, tells the story - in verse - of a student who, according to his teacher, hears "the poetry of science in everything." …

15777. Vida

Marge Piercy

Vida is a 1980 novel by Marge Piercy. The eponymous heroine is a 1960s Anti-war and pro-environmental activist who has in the modern day become part of an illegal underground revolutionary network which resembles the real Weatherman The story is told in the then present day and …

15778. The Greek Myths: Volume 1 (Pelican) (v. 1)

Robert von Ranke Graves

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

15779. The Peppered Moth

Margaret Drabble

The Peppered Moth is a 2000 novel by English writer Margaret Drabble; it is her fourteenth published novel. The novel follows the fictional experiences of three generations of women within one family, and contains several elements that are loosely based on Drabble's own …

15780. The Sea Came in at Midnight

Steve Erickson

The Sea Came In At Midnight is the sixth novel by American writer Steve Erickson. It has been translated into French, German, Italian, Russian and Japanese. It was named one of the year's best novels by the New York Times Book Review and short-listed for a British Fantasy …

15786. The Other Side

Alfred Kubin

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

15787. Volpone

Ben Jonson

Volpone is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1605-06, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean Era comedies.

15788. Emphyrio (SF Masterworks)

Jack Vance

Emphyrio is a science fiction adventure novel written by Jack Vance. It tells the story of a young man who overturns the foundations of his world.

15790. 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 …

15791. Operation Wandering Soul

Richard Powers

Operation Wandering Soul is a novel by American author Richard Powers. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. Operation Wandering Soul tells the story of a children's ward in "Carver Hospital" from the point of view of Richard Kraft, an overworked surgical resident, and …

15792. The Ancient Engineers - Missing

L. Sprague de Camp

The Ancient Engineers is a 1963 science book by L. Sprague de Camp, one of his most popular works. It was first published by Doubleday and has been reprinted numerous times by other publishers. Translations into German and Polish have also appeared. Portions of the work had …

15795. Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix

Charles R. Cross

Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix is a 2005 biography of the influential rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jimi Hendrix. It was written by Charles R. Cross. Room Full of Mirrors was released in the year of the 35th anniversary of Hendrix's death and is …

15796. Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution …

Eric Foner

Newly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated edition of the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America.Eric Foner's "masterful treatment of one of …

15797. White like me : reflections on race from a …

Tim Wise

White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son is a book by activist and writer Tim Wise. It is a personal account examining white privilege and his conception of racism in American society through his experiences with his family and in his community. The title is …

15798. Luke and the Fire of Life

Salman Rushdie

Luka and the Fire of Life is a novel by Salman Rushdie. It was published by Jonathan Cape, Random House in 2010. It is the sequel to Haroun and the Sea of Stories. Rushdie has said "he turned to the world of video games for inspiration" and that "he wrote the book for his …

15799. A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House …

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House is a nonfiction book by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. about the United States Presidency of John F. Kennedy. It features the policies, politics, and personalities during his administration. The U.S. Cabinet under Kennedy is a …

15800. 1901

Robert Conroy

The year is 1901. Germany’s navy is the second largest in the world; their army, the most powerful. But with the exception of a small piece of Africa and a few minor islands in the Pacific, Germany is without an empire. Kaiser Wilhelm II demands that the United States surrender …



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