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 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 …

15603. 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 …

15605. 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 …

15609. 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 …

15610. 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 …

15615. 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 …

15616. 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 …

15620. 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 …

15621. 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 …

15626. 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 …

15629. 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 …

15631. 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 …

15632. 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 …

15633. 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 …

15634. 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. …

15635. Fabian: The Story of a Moralist

Kastner

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 …

15639. 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.

15640. 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.

15642. 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 …

15643. 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 …

15644. 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 …

15647. 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 …

15648. 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 …

15649. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

Frances Yates

Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition is a 1964 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book delves into the history of Hermeticism and its influence upon Renaissance philosophy and Giordano Bruno. With the publication of Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic …

15650. 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 …

15651. 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 …

15652. Acid dreams

Martin A. Lee

Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: the CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond, originally released as Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD, and the Sixties Rebellion, is a 1986 non-fiction book by Martin A. Lee and Bruce Shlain. The book documents the 40-year social history of lysergic …

15653. 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 …

15654. 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 …

15655. Settling Accounts in at the Death (Settling Accounts)

Harry Turtledove

Settling Accounts: In at the Death is the last novel of the Settling Accounts tetralogy that presents an alternate history of World War II known as the Second Great War that was released July 27, 2007. It brings to a conclusion the multi-series compilation by author Harry …

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. Strong medicine

Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine is a 1984 novel by Arthur Hailey.

15660. 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.

15661. 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 …

15662. The Pump House Gang

Tom Wolfe

The Pump House Gang is a 1968 collection of essays and journalism by Tom Wolfe. The stories in the book explored various aspects of the counterculture of the 1960s. The most famous story in the collection, from which the book takes its name, is about Jack Macpherson and his gang …

15663. 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.

15664. Blue Light. A Novel.

Walter Mosely

Blue Light is a science fiction novel written by Walter Mosley in 1998. The book was published in 1998 by Little Brown & Co.

15665. Scots Quair: Sunset Song Bk. 1 (Scots quair

Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Sunset Song is a 1932 novel by the Scottish writer Lewis Grassic Gibbon. It is widely regarded as one of the most important Scottish novels of the 20th century. It is the first part of a trilogy A Scots Quair, and was made into a television series in 1971 by BBC Scotland.

15670. 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.

15671. 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 …

15672. 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 …

15673. 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 …

15674. A Dog Called Demolition

Robert Rankin

A Dog Called Demolition is a 1996 fantasy novel by British author Robert Rankin. The novel begins with Sam Sprout, who is now close to death but discovers the more positive aspect to his life. The novel then follows Danny Orion front Brentford and the dog 'Demolition', who lives …

15675. 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. …

15676. 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 …

15677. 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. …

15679. 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’ …

15680. 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.

15681. 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 …

15683. 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".

15684. 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.

15685. 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.

15686. 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 …

15687. 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.

15689. 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.

15690. 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.

15691. 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 …

15692. 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 …

15693. 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.

15694. 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 …

15697. 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.

15701. 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 …

15702. 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 …

15703. 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 …

15705. The Story of Mankind (The Pocket Library)

Hendrik Willem van Loon

The Story of Mankind was written and illustrated by Dutch-American journalist, professor, and author Hendrik Willem van Loon and published in 1921. In 1922, it was the first book to be awarded the Newbery Medal for an outstanding contribution to children's literature. Written …

15706. 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 …

15707. 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 …

15708. Blade of Fire (Icemark Chronicles) (Icemark …

Stuart Hill

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

15709. 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 …

15712. Zathura: A Space Adventure

Chris Van Allsburg

Zathura is an illustrated children's book by the American author Chris Van Allsburg as well as the title of a 2005 film based on the book. Two boys are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurled through space. The book is a sequel to Jumanji, …

15713. 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 …

15719. 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 …

15720. 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 …

15722. 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 …

15723. 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.

15724. 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.

15725. 303 Squadron, The Legendary Battle of Britain …

Arkady Fiedler

The summer of 1940 and the Battle of Britain―the darkestdays of World War II. France, Poland, Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands,Luxembourg and Norway had all been crushed by the powerful Nazi German warmachine. Great Britain stood alone, fighting for its life.303 Squadron is the …

15726. Dragonback Adventure - Book #2: Dragon and Thief

Timothy Zahn

Dragon and Thief is a science fiction/adventure novel published in 2003 by Timothy Zahn. It is the first of a six-part series, concluded in 2008, following the adventures of a reformed juvenile thief alongside a draconoid 'symbiont'.

15727. 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 …

15739. Night Shield (in Night Tales III) (Night Tales #5) …

Nora Roberts

Night Shield is a book published in 2000 that was written by Nora Roberts.

15741. Kris Longknife: Defiant (Book )

Mike Moscoe

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

15744. 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 …

15756. 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.

15766. 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 …

15767. When She Was Good

Philip Roth

In this funny and chilling novel, the setting is a small town in the 1940s Midwest, and the subject is the heart of a wounded and ferociously moralistic young woman, one of those implacable American moralists whose "goodness" is a terrible disease. When she was still a child, …

15768. East Wind, West Wind: The Saga of a Chinese Family …

Pearl S. Buck

East Wind: West Wind is told from the eyes of a traditional Chinese girl, Kwei-lan, married to a Chinese medical doctor, educated abroad. The story follows Kwei-lan as she begins to accept different points of view from the western world, and re-discovers her sense of self …

15771. 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 …

15772. 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 …

15773. 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"

15774. 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. …

15775. Under the Autumn Star

Knut Hamsun

In Under the Autumn Star, Nobel prize-winning author Knut Hamsun writes a novel magically permeated with the air and light of fall. The narrator, Knut Pedersen (Hamsun's real name) first joins forces with Grindhusen, a man blessed with the faith that "something will turn up," …

15776. 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.

15777. 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 …

15780. 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.

15786. The kingdom of the wicked = Mamlekhet arshaʻim [i.e. …

Anthony Burgess

The Kingdom of the Wicked is a 1985 historical novel by Anthony Burgess. Like two of his earlier works, the long narrative poem Moses and the novel Man of Nazareth, Burgess wrote The Kingdom of the Wicked in part as preparation for a screenplay; in this case for the television …

15790. 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 …

15791. (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." …

15792. Orwell: Inside The Whale And Other Essays

George Orwell

Inside the Whale and Other Essays is a book of essays written by George Orwell in 1940. It includes the eponymous essay Inside the Whale.

15794. King Matt the First

Janusz Korczak

King Matt the First is a children's novel by Polish author, physician, and child pedagogue Janusz Korczak. In addition to telling the story of a young king's adventures, it describes many social reforms, particularly targeting children, some of which Korczak enacted in his own …

15795. 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 …

15796. 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 …

15797. 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 …

15798. The Simpsons Forever: the Complete Guide to Our …

Matt Groening

Viewers who acknowledge The Simpsons as one of the best shows ever to hit television are doubtless already proud owners of The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family. But since the show is still in production, that guide is no longer complete. And can you really live …



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