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.

15802. All the World's Mornings

Pascal Quignard

All the World's Mornings is a 1991 novel by Pascal Quignard. It is a story of the apprenticeship of Marin Marais in the house of the austere, recluse, and mysterious violist Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe, obsessed with his late wife, and of his romantic entanglements with his …

15805. 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 …

15806. 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.

15807. 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.

15814. 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 …

15815. 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 …

15816. 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 …

15819. 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.

15820. 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 …

15821. 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 …

15822. S/Z

Roland Barthes

S/Z, published in 1970, is Roland Barthes's structuralist analysis of "Sarrasine", the short story by Honoré de Balzac. Barthes methodically moves through the text of the story, denoting where and how different codes of meaning function. Barthes's study has had a major impact on …

15824. Man VS Beast

Robert Muchamore

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

15826. A new model of the universe

P. D. Ouspensky

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for …

15827. Out of My Head

Didier Van Cauwelaert

"Simply thrilling. Its surprising denouement works a retrospective magic." - New York Times Book Review "Van Cauwelaert has assembled his plot perfectly, like an intricate timepiece, and we are amazed by the precise ticking that sounds at every twist in the tale. The book reads …

15828. 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 …

15829. 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 …

15830. 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, …

15831. Fräulein Else

Arthur Schnitzler

Fräulein Else is the story of a young woman who, while staying with her aunt at a fashionable spa, receives a telegram from her mother begging her to save her father from debtor's jail by approaching an elderly acquaintance in order to borrow money from him. Else is forced into …

15832. 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.

15835. 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 …

15838. 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 …

15840. 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.

15841. 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 …

15842. Journey to Portugal

Jose Saramago

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

15846. General Winston's daughter

Sharon Shinn

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

15848. The Last Pope

Luís M. Rocha

The Last Pope is a novel by Portuguese author Luís Miguel Rocha, released in 2006. It is a thriller set thirty years after the death of Pope John Paul I, in which a journalist, Sarah Monteiro, receives menaces connected with the secrets of Vatican City and the Italian secret …

15849. The Betrayal

Helen Dunmore

The Betrayal is a book written by Helen Dunmore.

15853. 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!

15855. 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.

15857. 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 …

15859. 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.

15860. 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.

15866. 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.

15867. 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 …

15868. 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 …

15870. 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 …

15871. 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 …

15872. 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 …

15875. 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 …

15876. A Night of Serious Drinking

René Daumal

A Night of Serious Drinking is an allegorical novel by the French surrealist writer René Daumal detailing what is ostensibly an extremely simple plot in which the narrator overly imbibes alcohol; what unfolds however is a novel which explores the extremities of heaven and hell.

15877. Julie, or the New Heloise

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Julie, or the New Heloise is an epistolary novel by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, published in 1761 by Marc-Michel Rey in Amsterdam. The original edition was entitled Lettres de deux amans habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes. The novel's subtitle points to the history of …

15878. 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 …

15879. 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 …

15880. 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 …

15881. 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 …

15882. Enormous Changes At The Last Minute - Stories

Grace Paley

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

15883. 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 …

15884. 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 …

15886. 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 …

15890. 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 …

15892. 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 …

15894. New and Selected Poems. Mary Oliver.

Mary Oliver

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

15896. 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 …

15900. 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 …

15901. 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 …

15902. 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.

15903. 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, …

15904. 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 …

15905. 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.

15906. 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 …

15907. A Gift upon the Shore

M. K. Wren

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

15908. 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 …

15909. Born Blue

Han Nolan

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

15910. 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 …

15911. 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 …

15914. 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 …

15915. 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.

15916. 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.

15917. 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 …

15918. 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 …

15919. 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 …

15920. 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 …

15921. 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 …

15923. 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.

15924. The Lighthouse at the End of the World

Jules Verne

The Lighthouse at the End of the World is an adventure novel by French author Jules Verne. Verne wrote the first draft in 1901. It was first published posthumously in 1905. The plot of the novel involves piracy in the South Atlantic during the mid-19th century, with a theme of …

15925. Salt

Adam Roberts

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

15927. 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 …

15928. 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.

15929. 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.

15930. 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 …

15932. 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.

15934. 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.

15935. 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 …

15936. 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 …

15937. 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 …

15938. Waiting

Frank M. Robinson

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

15940. The accursed share

Georges Bataille

The Accursed Share: An Essay on General Economy is a book about economics by the French intellectual Georges Bataille. Written between 1946 and 1949 and collected in volume seven of his complete works, The Accursed Share comprises three volumes: "Consumption", "The History of …

15941. 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 …

15942. 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, …

15943. 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 …

15944. 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.

15949. 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.

15951. 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.

15953. Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship: Johann Wolfgang …

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship, a novel of self-realization greatly admired by the Romantics, has been called the first Bildungsroman and has had a tremendous influence on the history of the German novel. The story centers on Wilhelm, a young man living in the mid-1700s who …

15955. 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 …

15957. 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.

15958. 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.

15959. 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 …

15960. 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 …

15961. 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.

15964. 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 …

15965. The First Book of Swords

Fred Saberhagen

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

15967. 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.

15968. 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 …

15970. 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.

15971. 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 …

15972. 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, …

15974. 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.

15976. 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.

15977. 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 …

15978. 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.

15980. Johnny the Partisan

Beppe Fenoglio

A semi-autobiographical account of an episode in the war when the partisans briefly, and against all logic, 'liberated' a mountainous zone in Northern Italy. Translated by Stuart Hood.

15983. My Brilliant Friend (Neapolitan)

Elena Ferrante

A modern masterpiece from one of Italy’s most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante’s inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the …

15990. Our Culture, What's Left of it : The Mandarins and …

Theodore Dalrymple

Our Culture, What's Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses is a 2005 non-fiction book by British physician and writer Theodore Dalrymple. It is composed of twenty-six separate pieces that cover a wide range of topics from drug legalisation to the influence of Shakespeare. A …

15997. 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 …



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