The most popular books in English
from 15801 to 16000

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. 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 …

15802. 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 …

15803. 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 …

15804. 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 …

15806. 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 …

15807. 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.

15809. 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 …

15810. The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

John Mearsheimer

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy is a book by John Mearsheimer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, and Stephen Walt, Professor of International Relations at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, published in late August 2007. …

15811. 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.

15812. 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 …

15813. 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.

15814. 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.

15815. 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 …

15816. 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 …

15817. Strong medicine

Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine is a 1984 novel by Arthur Hailey.

15818. 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 …

15819. 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 …

15821. 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.

15823. 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.

15824. 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 …

15826. 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 …

15827. 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.

15828. 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 …

15829. 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 …

15830. 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 …

15831. 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 …

15832. 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 …

15833. 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.

15834. 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. …

15835. 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 …

15837. 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.

15838. (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." …

15840. 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.

15841. 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.

15842. 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 …

15843. 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 …

15844. Enormous Changes At The Last Minute - Stories

Grace Paley

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

15845. 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 …

15846. 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 …

15848. 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 …

15852. 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 …

15853. 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 …

15855. 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 …

15858. 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 …

15859. 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.

15860. 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, …

15861. Apologia pro Vita Sua

John Henry Cardinal Newman

Apologia Pro Vita Sua is the classic defense by John Henry Newman of his religious opinions, published in 1864 in response to what he saw as an unwarranted attack on him, the Catholic priesthood, and Roman Catholic doctrine by Charles Kingsley. The work quickly became a …

15862. 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.

15863. 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 …

15864. A Gift upon the Shore

M. K. Wren

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

15865. 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 …

15866. Born Blue

Han Nolan

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

15867. 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 …

15868. 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 …

15870. 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 …

15871. 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 …

15872. 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 …

15873. 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 …

15874. 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.

15875. 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.

15876. 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 …

15877. 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 …

15878. 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 …

15879. 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 …

15880. 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 …

15881. Salt

Adam Roberts

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

15883. 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 …

15884. 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.

15886. 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.

15887. 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 …

15889. 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.

15891. 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 …

15892. 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 …

15893. 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 …

15895. 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, …

15897. 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 …

15898. 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.

15899. 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 …

15902. 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.

15903. 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.

15905. 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 …

15906. 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.

15907. 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 …

15908. 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 …

15910. 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 …

15911. 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 …

15912. 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 …

15913. 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. …

15914. 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 …

15915. 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, …

15916. The Devil and the Good Lord

Jean-Paul Sartre

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

15917. 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.

15920. 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 …

15921. 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 …

15923. Belle de Jour

Joseph Kessel

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

15925. General Winston's daughter

Sharon Shinn

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

15927. The Betrayal

Helen Dunmore

The Betrayal is a book written by Helen Dunmore.

15928. 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!

15929. 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.

15932. 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.

15933. 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.

15935. Strange Defeat

Marc Bloch

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

15936. 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 …

15939. 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.

15940. 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 …

15941. 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 …

15943. 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 …

15944. 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 …

15945. 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 …

15946. 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 …

15947. 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 …

15948. 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 …

15949. A land remembered

Patrick D. Smith

A Land Remembered is a best-selling novel written by author Patrick D. Smith, and published in 1984 by Pineapple Press. It is historical fiction set in pioneer Florida. The story covers over a century of Florida history from 1858 to 1968.

15950. 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.

15956. 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 …

15957. 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 …

15958. 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 …

15960. 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.

15961. 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 …

15962. 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 …

15964. Man VS Beast

Robert Muchamore

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

15965. 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.

15966. 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.

15967. 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 …

15968. 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 …

15969. 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.

15971. 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 …

15972. The First Book of Swords

Fred Saberhagen

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

15974. 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.

15975. 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 …

15976. 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 …

15977. 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.

15978. 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 …

15979. 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, …

15980. 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.

15982. 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.

15983. 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.

15985. The Threepenny Novel

Bertolt Brecht

Translated by Desmond I Vesey. Verses Translated by Christopher Isherwood. Ex-library Sticker on the Front..Softback,Ex-Library,with usual stamps markings, ,in fair to good all-round condition, ,365pages.

16000. Mimus

Lilli Thal



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