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.

15801. Winter in Eden (Eden #2)

Harry Harrison

Winter in Eden is a 1986 science fiction novel by American author Harry Harrison, the second in the Eden series. It tells an alternate history of planet Earth in which the Extinction of the dinosaurs never occurred. The story began in West of Eden, which depicts a war between a …

15802. My brother Jack

George Johnston

My Brother Jack is a classic Australian novel by writer George Johnston. It is part of a trilogy centring on the character of David Meredith. The other books in the trilogy are Clean Straw for Nothing and A Cartload of Clay. It is still available through Australian booksellers, …

15804. Purity and danger : an analysis of concepts of …

Mary Douglas

Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo is the best known book by the influential anthropologist and cultural theorist Mary Douglas. In 1991 the Times Literary Supplement listed it as one of the hundred most influential non-fiction books published since …

15805. All the myriad ways

Larry Niven

All the Myriad Ways is a collection of 14 short stories and essays by science fiction author Larry Niven, originally published in 1971.

15808. Fine Things

Danielle Steel

Fine Things is a romance novel by Danielle Steel. The book was published on February 1, 1987, by Dell Publications. A film adaptation was released in 1990.

15810. Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Autobiography Of Martin Luther King, Jr. is a book written by Martin Luther King, Jr. and edited by Clayborne Carson.

15813. Class A (Cherub 2)

Robert Muchamore

Class A, published as The Dealer in the United States, and as The Mission for 5000 prints, is the second book in the Robert Muchamore's novel series CHERUB. It continues the story of teenager James Adams and his fellow CHERUB agents as they try to bring down a feared drug gang …

15814. A Rock and a Hard Place

Peter David

A Rock and a Hard Place is a Vietnam War novel by David Sherman published in 1988 by the Ivy Book imprint of Ballantine Books. It is the fourth novel in Sherman's Night Fighter Series.

15815. Cognitive Surplus

Clay Shirky

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age is a 2010 non-fiction book by Clay Shirky. The book is an indirect sequel to Shirky's Here Comes Everybody, which covered the impact of social media.

15816. Vengeance of Orion

Ben Bova

Vengeance of Orion is a 1988 novel by science fiction author Ben Bova. It is the sequel to Orion and follows his adventures in the time of the Greek heroes Achilles and Odysseus in the siege of Troy. The story takes up many plot elements of Homer's "Iliad" but also includes …

15817. The Sea Hunters II True Adventures with Famous …

Clive Cussler

The Sea Hunters: True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks is a nonfiction work by adventure novelist Clive Cussler published in the United States in 1996. This work details the authors search for famous shipwrecks with his nonprofit organization NUMA. There is also a television …

15818. Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, No 40: The Moonstone …

Carolyn Keene

The Moonstone Castle Mystery is the fortieth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1963 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

15820. Crossing the Water

Sylvia Plath

Crossing the Water is a 1971 posthumous collection of poetry by Sylvia Plath that was prepared for publication by Ted Hughes. These are transitional poems that were written along with the poems that appear in her poetic opus, Ariel. The collection was published in the UK by …

15821. The First Book of Swords

Fred Saberhagen

The First Book of Swords is a book published in 1983, written by Fred Saberhagen.

15823. The Party's Over: Oil, War And The Fate Of …

Richard Heinberg

The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies, by Richard Heinberg, is an introduction to the concept of peak oil and petroleum depletion.

15824. Bloodline

Kate Cary

Bloodline is a 2005 novel written by Kate Cary. It is an unofficial sequel to Bram Stoker's Dracula. Like the original novel, Bloodline is an epistolary novel written entirely in letters, diary entries and news articles. A second novel, titled Bloodline: Reckoning was later …

15825. Raiders of the Lost Car Park

Robert Rankin

Raiders of the Lost Car Park is a novel by British author Robert Rankin. It is the second book in the Cornelius Murphy trilogy, sequel to The Book of Ultimate Truths and prequel to The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived. It documents the continuing adventures of Cornelius Murphy …

15826. Some Lie and Some Die - (Chief Inspector Wexford #8)

Ruth Rendell

Some Lie And Some Die is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1973. It is the 8th entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

15827. Photo Finish

Ngaio Marsh

Photo Finish (novel) is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the thirty-first, and penultimate, novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1980. The novel takes place on a millionaire's private island in New Zealand, and features the world premiere of an …

15829. The Pregnant Widow

Martin Amis

The Pregnant Widow is a novel by the English writer Martin Amis, published by Jonathan Cape on 4 February 2010. Its theme is the feminist revolution, which Amis sees as incomplete and bewildering for women, echoing the view of the 19th-century Russian writer, Alexander Herzen, …

15830. I'll Take Manhattan

Judith Krantz

I'll Take Manhattan is a 1986 novel by Judith Krantz. The book was turned into a CBS television miniseries, I'll Take Manhattan, in 1987.

15832. The great fire

Jim Murphy

The Great Fire is a story for children and young adults, its written by Jim Murphy about a huge fire that occurred in Chicago in 1871.The Great Fire was a Newbery medal honor book in 1996. The great fire caused the destruction of most of Chicago.

15833. India After Gandhi

Ramachandra Guha

India after Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy is a book by Indian historian Ramachandra Guha, published by HarperCollins in August 2007. A history of the Indian nation after it gained independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947, India after Gandhi …

15834. Dogs Don't tell Jokes

Louis Sachar

Dogs Don't Tell Jokes is a novel by acclaimed children's book author Louis Sachar. It is also the sequel to Someday Angeline.

15837. Vortex

Larry Bond

Vortex is a historical war novel by Larry Bond and Patrick Larkin. The novel comprises a series of recurring accounts drawn from a Cold War conflict in Southern Africa, as experienced by characters of various nationalities. It was a commercial success, receiving generally …

15838. Deadly Quicksilver: Lies

Glen Cook

Deadly Quicksilver Lies is the seventh 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.

15845. The Perfect Mile

Neal Bascomb

The Perfect Mile: Three Athletes, One Goal, and Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It by Neal Bascomb is a non-fiction book about three runners and their attempts to become the first man to run a mile under four minutes. The runners are Englishman Roger Bannister, American Wes …

15846. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

Dyan Sheldon

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen is a young adult novel by Dyan Sheldon. Originally released in 1999 through Candlewick Press, it was later turned into a Disney motion picture of the same name in 2004 starring Lindsay Lohan and was made one of the ALA book picks for 2006. A …

15847. Star Trek

Alan Dean Foster

The novelization of the film Star Trek was written in 2009 by Alan Dean Foster, who had also written novelizations of Star Trek: The Animated Series. Paramount moved the film's release from December 2008 to May 2009, as the studio felt more people would see the film during …

15848. The Council of Dads

Bruce Feiler

The Council of Dads: My Daughters, My Illness, and the Men Who Could Be Me by Bruce Feiler was written in 2010 and published by William Morrow and Company.

15849. The Glitch in Sleep

John Hulme

The Glitch in Sleep is the first novel in The Seems children series, released as a hardcover on September 18, 2007 by Bloomsbury Publishing. It was written by John Hulme and Michael Wexler. The book follows Becker Drane, a Fixer for The Seems on his first Mission to find and …

15850. Escape from memory

Margaret Peterson Haddix

"Well, I'm sure I don't have any secrets...," I said, trying to sound certain. "Can't we just tell them that?"Mom's steady gaze was driving me crazy."Oh," she said slowly, "but that's where you're wrong. You see, you do have the secrets. You know them."When Kira agrees to let …

15853. Man VS Beast

Robert Muchamore

Man vs Beast is the sixth novel of the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore.

15856. The Clue of The Black Keys

Carolyn Keene

Terry Scott, a young archaeology professor, seeks Nancy’s help in unearthing a secret of antiquity which can only be unlocked by three black keys. While on an archaeological expedition in Mexico, Terry and Dr. Joshua Pitt came across a clue to buried treasure. The clue was a …

15857. Outerbridge Reach

Robert Stone

In this towering story about a man pitting himself against the sea, against society, and against himself, Robert Stone again demonstrates that he is "one of the most impressive novelists of his generation" (New York Review of Books). Inviting comparison with the great sea novels …

15858. The Great Perhaps

Joe Meno

A breakout new novel from the critically acclaimed novelist and playwright Joe Meno, author of Hairstyles of the Damned. The sky is falling for the Caspers, a family of cowards: for Jonathan, a paleontologist, searching in vain for a prehistoric giant squid; for his wife, …

15859. Eagle in the Sky

Wilbur A. Smith

Eagle in the Sky is a novel by Wilbur Smith, published in 1974. The book sold 600,000 in the first six months.

15862. The Brightonomicon

Robert Rankin

The Brightonomicon is a novel by British fantasy author Robert Rankin, the title parodying that of the fictional grimoire the Necronomicon from the Cthulhu Mythos. The author lives in Brighton and the book is set in an accurate depiction of the town. The book is based on "The …

15863. Union Street

Pat Barker

Union Street is the first novel by English author Pat Barker, published by Virago Press in 1982. It describes the lives of seven working class women living on Union Street and how they respond to the changes brought about by deindustrialisation. It is set in northeastern England …

15865. Look at the Harlequins!

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

Look at the Harlequins! is a novel written by Vladimir Nabokov, first published in 1974. The work was Nabokov's final published novel before his death in 1977.

15866. Our Lady of the Assassins

Fernando Vallejo

Our Lady of the Assassins is a semi-autobiographical novel by the Colombian writer Fernando Vallejo about an author in his fifties who returns to his hometown of Medellín after 30 years of absence to find himself trapped in an atmosphere of violence and murder caused by drug …

15867. The Search

Naguib Mahfouz

The Search is a novel written and published by Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz in 1964. It was translated from Arabic into English in 1987 by Mohamed Islam, edited by Magdi Wahba, and published by Doubleday in 1991.

15870. General Winston's daughter

Sharon Shinn

General Winston's Daughter is a fantasy novel by Sharon Shinn. The novel was written in 2007.

15873. The Betrayal

Helen Dunmore

The Betrayal is a book written by Helen Dunmore.

15874. The Winds of Change (Collection: 21 stories)

Isaac Asimov

Asimov at his best! A 21-story salute featuring:* A levitating professor * Alien traders bringing something to sell * A black hole hurtling toward Earth * The universe being created * And many other matters of great import!

15876. Conservationist, The

Nadine Gordimer

The Conservationist is a 1974 novel by the South African writer Nadine Gordimer. The book was a joint winner of the Booker-McConnell Prize for fiction.

15877. Essence of Decision

Graham T. Allison

Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis is an analysis, by political scientist Graham T. Allison, of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Allison used the crisis as a case study for future studies into governmental decision-making. The book became the founding study of the …

15879. With Borges

Alberto Manguel

“This delightful book provides readers a key to more than one secret room of Borges’s magical worlds.”—Mahmoud Darwish “Alberto Manguel is to reading what Casanova was to sex.”—Scotland on Sunday“His stories about Borges . . . [are] wrapped in luminous poetry.”—The Toronto …

15880. The Conman [US EDITION PLEASE SEE THE UK EDITION

Laney Salisbury

Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art is a book written by Laney Salisbury and Aly Sujo.

15881. Philosopher's Pupil

Iris Murdoch

The Philosopher's Pupil is a 1983 novel by the British writer and philosopher Iris Murdoch. It is set in a small English spa town called Ennistone.

15883. The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal …

Joshua Waitzkin

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance is a book by Joshua Waitzkin.

15884. Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846, Wuthering Heights was published in 1847 under the pseudonym "Ellis Bell"; Brontë died the following year, aged 30. Wuthering Heights and Anne Brontë's Agnes Grey were accepted by …

15885. Penny Dreadful

Will Christopher Baer

Fans of Will Christopher Baer's first novel, Kiss Me, Judas, have already met Phineas Poe: defrocked cop, former morphine addict, part-time psychotic, and a man who has lost his heart to a woman who left him in a tub full of ice, one kidney shy of the standard allotment. Poe …

15886. Beyond Recall

Robert Goddard

A carefully crafted tale of suspense, Beyond Recall interweaves present and past as Christian Napier sets out to discover the truth behind his great-uncle's murder, committed during the days of rationing and privation following the Second World War. That death provided the …

15887. The Temple and the Lodge

Michael Baigent

The Temple and the Lodge is a book written by Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh that claims to trace a link between the suppressed Knights Templar and modern day Freemasonry. The book is usually described as "speculative history", although the Borders chain lists it as …

15888. Octaedro

Julio Cortazar

Octaedro is a book by Julio Cortázar published in 1974 after the release of Libro de Manuel in 1973. The book pops up before the controversy of Libro de Manuel which synthetizes politics and social narration into a new prodigious genre. All the stories were translated in English …

15889. Wodehouse: Adventures of Sally (Penguin)

P. G. Wodehouse

The Adventures of Sally is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse. It appeared as a serial in Collier's magazine in the United States from October 8 to December 31, 1921, and in The Grand Magazine in the United Kingdom from April to July 1922. It was first published in book form in the …

15890. Wodehouse: Big Money (Penguin)

P. G. Wodehouse

Big Money is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on January 30, 1931 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on March 20, 1931 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It was serialised in Collier's from 20 September to 6 December 1930 and in the …

15891. 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 …

15892. My Dead Body

Charlie Huston

My Dead Body is a 2009 pulp-noir / horror novel by American writer Charlie Huston. It is the fifth novel in the Joe Pitt Casebooks, following Every Last Drop. The series follows the life of the New York vampyre Joe Pitt, who works sometimes as an enforcer for various vampyre …

15893. Enormous Changes At The Last Minute - Stories

Grace Paley

Enormous Changes at the Last Minute is the 1974 book written by Grace Paley.

15894. Paingod and other delusions

Harlan Ellison

Paingod and Other Delusions is a collection of short stories by author Harlan Ellison. It was originally published in paperback in 1965 by Pyramid Books. Pyramid reissued the collection four times over the next fifteen years, with a new introduction added for a uniform edition …

15895. Casebook of the Black Widowers

Isaac Asimov

Casebook of the Black Widowers is a collection of mystery short stories by American author Isaac Asimov, featuring his fictional club of mystery solvers, the Black Widowers. It was first published in hardcover by Doubleday in January 1980, and in paperback by the Fawcett Crest …

15897. U and I: A True Story

Nicholson Baker

U and I: A True Story is a non-fiction book by Nicholson Baker that was published in 1991. The book is a study of how a reader engages with an author's work: partly an appreciation of John Updike, and partly a kind of self-exploration. Rather than giving a traditional literary …

15900. Missee Lee: The Swallows and Amazons in the China …

Arthur Ransome

Missee Lee is the tenth book of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books, set in 1930s China. The Swallows and Amazons are on a round-the-world trip with Captain Flint aboard the schooner Wild Cat. After the Wild Cat sinks, they escape in the Swallow and …

15901. I, Fatty

Jerry Stahl

I, Fatty is a novel by American writer Jerry Stahl published in 2004. The book is a fictionalized autobiography of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, the famous silent film comedian, and probes his early life in vaudeville, his rise to fame in the movies, and his crash into infamy …

15902. New and Selected Poems. Mary Oliver.

Mary Oliver

New and Selected Poems is a book written by Mary Oliver.

15904. Barometer rising

Hugh MacLennan

Barometer Rising is a Canadian novel by Hugh MacLennan. The story takes place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and focuses on the effects of the Halifax explosion and a romance plot in the backdrop of World War I. It is banned in most Canadian high school libraries because of the …

15906. B070913: The Street

Ann Petry

The Street is a novel by African-American writer Ann Petry that was published in 1946. Set in Harlem in the 1940s, it centers on the life of Lutie Johnson. Petry describes a world of trials and tribulations that came with being a single black mother living on 116th street in New …

15907. 1634: The Bavarian Crisis (Ring of Fire)

Eric Flint

1634: The Bavarian Crisis is a novel in the alternate history 1632 series, written by Virginia DeMarce and Eric Flint as sequel to Flint's novella "The Wallenstein Gambit"; several short stories by DeMarce in The Grantville Gazettes; 1634: The Ram Rebellion; and 1634: The Baltic …

15908. Sins of the Fathers (Chief Inspector Wexford …

Ruth Rendell

A New Lease of Death is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1967. It is the second entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series. The novel was titled Sins of the Fathers in the USA.

15909. Caedmon's Song

Peter Robinson

Caedmon's Song is a novel written by Canadian crime writer Peter Robinson in 1990. Also known in the United States and Canada as The First Cut, the novel was Robinson's first novel not to feature Inspector Alan Banks. Although seemingly unreleated to the Banks' novel series, …

15910. Revelation-8

Karen Traviss

Revelation is the eighth novel in the Legacy of the Force series. It is a paperback by Karen Traviss and was released on February 26, 2008.

15911. Saints

Orson Scott Card

Saints is a historical fiction novel by Orson Scott Card. It tells the story of the fictional protagonist, Dinah Kirkham, a native of Manchester, England, who immigrates to the United States and becomes one of the plural wives of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint …

15912. A Gift upon the Shore

M. K. Wren

A Gift Upon the Shore is a 1990 novel by M. K. Wren.

15913. Heaven Lake

John Dalton

Heaven Lake is the debut novel of American author John Dalton published in 2004. It won both the 2005 Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the 2004 Barnes & Noble Discover Award in Fiction. It gets its name from the Heaven Lake of Tian Shan in …

15914. Born Blue

Han Nolan

Born Blue is a 2001 young adult novel by award winning author Han Nolan.

15915. Invisible Republic

Greil Marcus

Invisible Republic: Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes is a book by music critic Greil Marcus about the creation and cultural importance of The Basement Tapes, a series of recordings made by Bob Dylan in 1967 in collaboration with the Hawks, who would subsequently become known as the …

15918. The Year of Living Dangerously

C. J. Koch

The Year of Living Dangerously is a 1978 novel by Christopher Koch in which a male Australian journalist, a female British diplomat, and a Chinese-Australian male dwarf interact in Indonesia in the summer and autumn of 1965. Set primarily in the Indonesian capital city of …

15919. Butterfly

Sonya Hartnett

In masterful prose, the author of SURRENDER tells a quiet but powerful tale about the shifting bonds and psychological perils of adolescence. (Ages 14 and up)Plum Coyle is on the edge of adolescence. Her fourteenth birthday is approaching, when her old life and her old body will …

15921. In memory yet green : the autobiography of Isaac …

Isaac Asimov

In Memory Yet Green: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1920–1954, is the first volume of Isaac Asimov's two-volume autobiography. It was published in 1979. This first volume covers the years 1920 to 1954, which lead up to the point just prior to Asimov's becoming a full-time …

15922. Ally (The Wess'har Wars 5)

Karen Traviss

Ally is a science fiction novel written by Karen Traviss and was published in March 2007. It is the fifth book in the Wess'Har Series.

15923. The alteration

Kingsley Amis

The Alteration is a 1976 alternate history novel by Kingsley Amis, set in a parallel universe in which the Reformation did not take place. It won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 1977.

15924. While Europe slept : how radical Islam is destroying …

Bruce Bawer

The struggle for the soul of Europe today is every bit as dire and consequential as it was in the 1930s. Then, in Weimar, Germany, the center did not hold, and the light of civilization nearly went out. Today, the continent has entered yet another “Weimar moment.” Will Europeans …

15925. Lady boss

Jackie Collins

Lady Boss is a 1990 novel written by Jackie Collins and the third in her Santangelo novels series. The novel was adapted as a TV movie miniseries in 1992, starring Kim Delaney in the title role of Lucky Santangelo. Co-stars include Jack Scalia, Yvette Mimieux, Joan Rivers, Beth …

15926. The American Boys Handy Book : What to Do and How to …

Daniel Carter Beard

The American Boy's Handy Book is a handbook of activities intended for boys, written by a founder of the Boy Scouts of America, Daniel Carter Beard. It is divided into seasonal sections, with activities appropriate for each season in their respective sections. Originally …

15927. When in Rome

Ngaio Marsh

When in Rome is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-sixth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1970. The novel takes place in Rome, and concerns a number of murders among a group of tourists visiting the city; much of the action takes place …

15929. Queen of Camelot

Nancy McKenzie

Queen of Camelot is an Arthurian-legend based novel shown through the viewpoint of Queen Guinevere. It is a combination of two of Nancy McKenzie's previous books The Child Queen and The High Queen. She states in the foreword that she originally intended the novels to be …

15930. And Then You Die

Michael Dibdin

And Then You Die is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the eighth entry in the popular Aurelio Zen series.

15931. Salt

Adam Roberts

Salt is a novel by British science fiction author Adam Roberts.

15933. Double Sin and Other Stories

Agatha Christie

Double Sin and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1961 and retailed for $3.50. The collection contains eight short stories and was not published in the UK; however all of the stories …

15934. Resurrection

Paul S. Kemp

Resurrection is a Forgotten Realms fantasy novel by Paul S. Kemp and R. A. Salvatore. It is the sixth book of the War of the Spider Queen hexology.

15935. The School for Scandal (Dover Thrift S.)

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The School for Scandal is a play written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. It was first performed in London at Drury Lane Theatre on 8 May 1777.

15936. Fables (2)

Arnold Lobel

Fables is a book by Arnold Lobel. Released by Harper & Row, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1981. Publishers Weekly called the book, "the most remarkable of the author-illustrator's 60-plus, bestselling award winners." For each of the twenty …

15939. The End of All Songs (Book Three of the Dancers at …

Michael Moorcock

The End of All Songs is a book published in 1976 and written by Michael Moorcock.

15941. 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.

15942. Chernevog

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Chernevog is a fantasy novel by American science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh. It was first published in September 1990 in the United States in a hardcover edition by Ballantine Books under its Del Rey Books imprint. Chernevog is book two of Cherryh's three-book …

15943. The Crossroads: A Haunted Mystery

Chris Grabenstein

Perfect for Halloween! From the New York Times bestselling author of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor of I Funny and Treasure Hunters, comes a series of spine-tingling mysteries to keep you up long after the lights go out.Zack, his dad, and new stepmother have …

15944. Canopus in Argos: Archives (03) The Sirian …

Doris Lessing

The Sirian Experiments is a 1980 science fiction novel by Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Doris Lessing. It is the third book in her five-book Canopus in Argos series and continues the story of Earth's evolution, which has been manipulated from the beginning by advanced …

15946. The Lord of the Rings: The Complete Trilogy (Box Set)

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high-fantasy novel written by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, The Lord of the …

15947. Politics

Adam Thirlwell

'In case you had not noticed,' writes Adam Thirlwell in his first novel, Politics, 'in this book I am not interested in anything so small as the history of the USSR. I am not writing anything so limited.' In this epic miniature, therefore, Politics tells the story of three kids …

15948. The Victim

Saul Bellow

The Victim is a novel by Saul Bellow published in 1947. As in much of Bellow's fiction, the protagonist is a Jewish man in early middle age. Leventhal lives in New York City. While his wife is away on family business, Leventhal is haunted by an old acquaintance who unjustly …

15949. Anatomy of Restlessness: Selected Writings 1969-1989

Bruce Chatwin

Anatomy of Restlessness was published in 1997 and is a collection of unpublished essays, articles, short stories, and travel tales. This collection spans the twenty years of Bruce Chatwin's career as a writer. This book was brought together by Jan Borm and Matthew Graves …

15950. The first stone : some questions about sex and power …

Helen Garner

The First Stone: Some questions about sex and power by Helen Garner is a controversial non-fiction book about a 1992 sexual harassment scandal at Ormond College, one of the residential colleges of the University of Melbourne. It was first published in Australia in 1995 and later …

15951. American Buffalo : a play by David Mamet

David Mamet

A classic tragedy, American Buffalo is a story of three men struggling in the pursuit of their distorted vision of the American Dream. By turns touching and cynical, poignant and violent, American Buffalo is a piercing story of how people can be corrupted into betraying their …

15955. Winter : A Berlin Family, 1899-1945

Len Deighton

Winter is a 1987 novel by Len Deighton, which follows the lives of a German family from 1899 to 1945. At the same time the novel provides an historical background to several of the characters in Deighton's nine novels about the British intelligence agent Bernard Samson, who grew …

15956. IBM And the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance …

Edwin Black

Was IBM, "The Solutions Company," partly responsible for the Final Solution? That's the question raised by Edwin Black's IBM and the Holocaust, the most controversial book on the subject since Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners. Black, a son of Holocaust …

15958. The House in Paris

Elizabeth Bowen

The House in Paris is Elizabeth Bowen's fifth novel. It is set in France and Great Britain following World War I, and its action takes place on a single February day in a house in Paris. In that house, two young children—Henrietta and Leopold—await the next legs of their …

15959. The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag

Robert Rankin

The Dance of the Voodoo Handbag is a novel by the British author Robert Rankin that incorporates elements of fantasy and science fiction.

15960. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon: A Pop-up Book HC

Stephen King

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is a psychological horror novel by Stephen King. In 2004, a pop-up book adaptation was released, designed by Kees Moerbeek and illustrated by Alan Dingman.

15961. Gallow Glass

Ruth Rendell

Gallowglass is a 1990 novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, written under the name Barbara Vine.

15962. Scales of Justice

Ngaio Marsh

Scales of Justice is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the eighteenth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1955. The plot concerns the murder of Colonel Carterette, an enthusiastic fisherman in charge of publishing the controversial memoirs of the …

15963. Sammy Keyes and the Curse of Moustache Mary

Wendelin Van Draanen

Sammy Keyes and the Curse of Moustache Mary is a book by Wendelin Van Draanen.

15964. Keesha's House (6)

Helen Frost

Keesha's House is a 2003 award winning debut young adult verse novel by American author Helen Frost. The book's story is told through multiple poems and concerns a group of teenagers that are all drawn to the house of the titular character Keesha due to serious issues in their …

15965. The Turn of the Screw and Daisy Miller

Henry James

The Turn of the Screw, originally published in 1898, is a gothic ghost story novella written by Henry James. Due to its original content, the novella became a favourite text of academics who subscribe to New Criticism. The novella has had differing interpretations, often …

15967. After the Empire

Emmanuel Todd

After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order is a 2001 book by Emmanuel Todd. Todd predicts the fall of the United States as the sole superpower. Todd examines the fundamental weaknesses of the US to conclude that, contrary to American conventional wisdom, America is …

15968. 01v Dragonheart (Dragonriders of Pern, Book 22)

Todd McCaffrey

Dragonheart is a science fiction novel by Todd McCaffrey in the Dragonriders of Pern series that his mother Anne McCaffrey initiated in 1967. Published by Del Rey Books in 2008, it was the second for Todd as sole author and the twenty-second in the series. Written after his …

15969. Love Among the Chickens: A Story of the Haps and …

P. G. Wodehouse

Love Among the Chickens is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published as a book in the United Kingdom in June 1906 by George Newnes, London, and in the United States by Circle Publishing, New York, on 11 May 1909, having already appeared there as a serial in Circle magazine …

15970. The moment of the magician (Spellsinger)

Alan Dean Foster

The Moment of the Magician is a fantasy novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book follows the continuing adventures of Jonathan Thomas Meriweather who is transported from our world into a land of talking animals and magic. It is the fourth book in the Spellsinger series.

15972. The Ice Harvest

Scott Phillips

The Ice Harvest is a debut novel by Scott Phillips. The story, set in 1979, was published to wide acclaim in 2000.

15973. The Riven Kingdom (Godspeaker Trilogy, Book 2)

Karen Miller

The Riven Kingdom is the second novel in the Godspeaker series by Karen Miller.

15974. The Caveman's Valentine

George Dawes Green

Caveman's Valentine is a book by George Dawes Green.

15975. The Fire-Eaters (Unabridged)

David Almond

The Fire-Eaters is an award winning children's novel by David Almond, published in 2003.

15976. Deathstalker Destiny ( (The Saga of Owen …

Simon R. Green

Deathstalker Destiny is a science fiction novel by British author Simon R Green. The sixth in a series of nine novels, Deathstalker Destiny is part homage to - and part parody of - the classic space operas of the 1950s, and deals with the themes of honour, love, courage and …

15977. An African in Greenland

Tété-Michel Kpomassie

An African in Greenland is a 1981 book by the Togolese author Tété-Michel Kpomassie.

15979. Man Gone Down

Michael Thomas

Man Gone Down is the debut novel of U.S. author Michael Thomas. It won the 2009 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, with Thomas receiving a prize of €100,000. Man Gone Down is also recommended by The New York Times.

15980. Kindred Spirits (Meetings Sextet v. 1)

Mark Anthony

Kindred Spirits is a fantasy novel set in the Dragonlance fictional universe. It was written by Mark Anthony and Ellen Porath, based on characters and settings from Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman's Dragonlance Chronicles series. Published in 1991, it is the first volume of a …

15981. The Anarchist Cookbook, Second Printing, January 1971

William Powell

The Anarchist Cookbook, first published in 1971, is a book that contains instructions for the manufacture of explosives, rudimentary telecommunications phreaking devices, and other items. The book also includes instructions for home manufacturing of illicit drugs, including LSD. …

15982. The ghost in the Tokaido Inn

Dorothy Hoobler

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn is a book written by Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler.

15983. Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons The Story of …

Ann Rinaldi

Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons is a 1996 historical novel by Ann Rinaldi. The story,told in first-person narration, follows the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American poet. The story recounts her capture by black slavers in Africa, the horrors of the Middle …

15984. Traveller

Richard Adams

Traveller is a historical novel written by Richard Adams in 1988. It recounts the American Civil War through the viewpoint of Traveller, the favorite horse of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

15985. The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of …

Christopher Moore

The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror is the eighth novel by Christopher Moore. Set during Christmas, it brings together several favored characters from his previous books set in the fictional town of Pine Cove, a recurring location in Moore's novels. An …

15986. The Bridge on the Drina

Ivo Andric

The Bridge on the Drina sometimes restyled as The Bridge Over the Drina, is a novel by Yugoslavian writer Ivo Andrić. Andrić wrote the novel while living quietly in Belgrade during World War II, publishing it in 1945. Andrić was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his …

15987. Tillerman Series 06 - Sons from Afar

Cynthia Voigt

Sons From Afar is the sixth book in Cynthia Voigt's Tillerman Cycle, the series of novels dealing with Dicey Tillerman's family which also includes Homecoming, Dicey's Song, The Runner, A Solitary Blue, Come A Stranger, and Seventeen Against the Dealer.

15988. Daddy

Danielle Steel

Daddy is a 1989 novel by Danielle Steel. It tells the story of Oliver Watson, an advertising executive, and his three children. Oliver believes that he and his wife, Sarah, have the perfect marriage and are raising their three children, Benjamin, Melissa, and Sam in their house …

15989. Slouching Toward Nirvana

Charles Bukowski

Slouching Toward Nirvana is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

15990. Death Perception

Victoria Laurie

Death Perception is a book published in 2008 that was written by Victoria Laurie.

15991. My Education: A Book of Dreams

William S. Burroughs

My Education: A Book of Dreams is the final novel by William S. Burroughs to be published before his death in 1997. It is a collection of dreams, taken from various decades, along with a few comments about the War on Drugs and paragraphs created with the cut-up technique. The …

15992. Edge of Victory I: Conquest: 1 (Star Wars: The New …

Greg Keyes

Edge of Victory: Conquest is the first novel in a two-part story by Greg Keyes. Published and released in 2001, it is the seventh installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe.

15993. The European Dream

Jérémy Rifkin

The European Dream: How Europe's Vision of the Future Is Quietly Eclipsing the American Dream is a book, by Jeremy Rifkin published on August 19, 2004 by Jeremy P. Tarcher Inc. Rifkin describes the emergence and evolution of the European Union over the past five decades, as well …

15996. The Oxford book of modern science writing

Richard Dawkins

The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is an anthology of scientific writings, arranged and introduced by Richard Dawkins of the University of Oxford. Published first in March 2008, it contains 83 writings on many topics from a diverse variety of authors, which range in …

15997. Fin-de-Siecle Vienna: Politics and Culture

Carl Emil Schorske

Fin-de-siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture, written by American cultural historian Carl E. Schorske and published by Knopf in 1980, won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. It has been described as a magnificent revelation of turn-of-the-century Vienna where out of a …

15998. My Mortal Enemy

Willa Cather

My Mortal Enemy is the eighth novel by American author Willa Cather. It was first published in 1926.

15999. The Players of Null-A

A. E. van Vogt

The Pawns of Null-A is a 1956 science fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt originally published as a four-part serial in Astounding Stories from October 1948 to January 1949. It incorporates concepts from the General semantics of Alfred Korzybski and refers to non-Aristotelian logic. …

16000. The Complete Stories

Isaac Asimov

The Complete Stories is a discontinued series intended to form a definitive collection of Isaac Asimov's short stories. Originally published in 1990 and 1992 by Doubleday, it was discontinued after the second book of the planned series. Altogether 86 of Asimov's 382 published …



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