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.

16401. Flecha al sol : un cuento de los indios pueblo

Gerald McDermott

Arrow to the Sun is a 1973 short film and a 1974 book, both by Gerald McDermott. The book was printed in gouache and ink, and won the 1975 Caldecott Medal for illustration. Both media are a retelling of a Pueblo tale, in which a mysterious boy seeks his father.

16403. The Ayn Rand Library: The Early Ayn Rand - A …

Ayn Rand

The Early Ayn Rand: A Selection from Her Unpublished Fiction is an anthology of unpublished early fiction written by Ayn Rand, first published in 1984, two years after her death. The selections include short stories, plays, and excerpts of material cut from her novels We the …

16404. Spider's Web (Agatha Christie Collection)

Agatha Christie

Spider's Web is a novelization by Charles Osborne of the 1954 play of the same name by crime fiction writer Agatha Christie and was first published in the UK by HarperCollins in September 2000 and on November 11, 2000 in the US by St. Martin's Press. The book was written …

16406. Lost and Found

Oliver Jeffers

Lost and Found is a children's picture book by Oliver Jeffers, published in 2005. It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award and was the Blue Peter Book of the Year. An animated short film adaptation directed by Philip Hunt was released in 2008 and broadcast on Channel 4.

16408. Sifting through the madness for the word, the line, …

Charles Bukowski

Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

16410. American Hardcore : A Tribal History

Steven Blush

American Hardcore: A Tribal History is a journalistic book by Steven Blush documenting the history of the early hardcore punk music scene in Northern America from 1980 to 1986. Its first edition was published by Feral House in October 2001. The book was the basis of the …

16411. The Children's Story

James Clavell

"The Children's Story" is a 4,300 word short story by James Clavell, which appeared in Reader's Digest and was republished in book form in 1981. It is also the title of a 1982 short film based upon the story, that aired on Mobil Showcase. As of April 2010, this book is still in …

16412. A Touch of Frost

R. D. Wingfield

A Touch of Frost is a crime novel by, R.D. Wingfield. The series inspired a popular television series of the same name, starring David Jason as the titular character, Detective Inspector Jack Frost; a disheveled, unorthodox and caustic police officer.

16413. Split images

Elmore Leonard

Split Images is a crime novel written by Elmore Leonard published in 1981.

16414. Terror and liberalism

Paul Berman

Terror and Liberalism is a non-fiction book by American political philosopher and writer Paul Berman. He published the work through W. W. Norton & Company in April 2003. Berman asserts that modern Islamist groups such as al Qaeda share fundamental ideological elements with …

16416. One More for the Road (Avon Books)

Ray Bradbury

One More for the Road is a 2002 collection of 25 short stories written by Ray Bradbury.

16417. The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable …

Fritjof Capra

The Hidden Connections is a 2002 book by Fritjof Capra. In the book, Capra proposes a holistic alternative to linear and reductionist world views. He aims to extend system dynamics and complexity theory to the social domain and presents “a conceptual framework that integrates …

16418. The living blood

Tananarive Due

The Living Blood is a novel by writer Tananarive Due. It is the second book in Due's African Immortals Series. It is preceded by My Soul to Keep, which was published in 1997, and is followed by Blood Colony, which was published in 2008.

16419. H.R.H.

Danielle Steel

H.R.H. is a novel written by Danielle Steel and published by Random House in October 2006. The book is Steel's seventieth novel.

16420. Locus Solus

Raymond Roussel

Locus Solus is a 1914 French novel by Raymond Roussel.

16421. The First Immortal

James L. Halperin

The First Immortal is a novel by James L. Halperin, about life of a man born in 1925 who dies in 1988 and is re-animated after a cryonics procedure. The novel spans 200 years and gives a futuristic account of the first immortal human. The novel explores the future prospects of …

16423. Little Bear's Visit (An I Can Read Book) (2 copies)

Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear's Visit is a book written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

16424. Jacqueline Susann's Dolores

Jacqueline Susann

Dolores is Jacqueline Susann's last novel. It is a thinly-veiled presentation on the life of Jacqueline Kennedy. It was published in 1976. A condensed version of the novel was published in the Ladies' Home Journal, under the title "Jackie by Jackie." When her severe illness …

16426. (Nancy Drew #39) The Clue Of The Dancing Puppet

Carolyn Keene

The Clue of the Dancing Puppet is the thirty-ninth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1962 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

16428. The snow

Adam Roberts

The Snow, published in 2004, is a science fiction novel by the British writer Adam Roberts. It is set in the present day and, latterly, the near future. It concerns the appearance of a heavy, prolonged fall of snow, which eventually blankets the earth in a layer of snow …

16429. The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to American …

Thomas Woods

The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History is a non-fiction book covering various issues in U.S. history by Thomas E. Woods, published in December 2004. This book was the first in the Politically Incorrect Guide series published by Regnery Publishing, who view the …

16430. Lotte in Weimar: The Beloved Returns

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann, fascinated with the concept of genius and with the richness of German culture, found in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe the embodiment of the German culture hero. Mann's novelistic biography of Goethe was first published in English in 1940. Lotte in Weimar is a vivid …

16431. Big Planet (Gollancz SF Library)

Jack Vance

Big Planet is the first of two stand-alone science fiction novels by Jack Vance which share the same setting: an immense, but metal-poor and backward world called Big Planet. Big Planet was first published in Startling Stories, then cut and reissued in 1957 by Avalon Books. It …

16432. Ransom (Lois Duncan)

Lois Duncan

Ransom is a novel written by Lois Duncan.

16433. Where There's a Will

Rex Stout

Where There's a Will is the eighth Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout. Prior to its publication in 1940 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., the novel was abridged in the May 1940 issue of The American Magazine, titled "Sisters in Trouble." The story's magazine appearance was …

16434. Deluxe: how Luxury Lost its Luster

Dana Thomas

Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster is a 2007 book by Paris-based American journalist Dana Thomas. It was a New York Times bestseller.

16435. The Blue Knight

Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight is the second novel by former LAPD detective Joseph Wambaugh, and was written while he was still a serving detective. It follows the last days on the beat for a veteran LAPD police officer, detailing his thoughts and actions from a first person perspective. The …

16436. Necroscope: The Last Aerie (Vampire World 3)

Brian Lumley

Necroscope is the seventh book in the Necroscope series by British writer Brian Lumley, and the second in the Vampire World Trilogy. It was released in 1993.

16437. The War Within: A Secret White House History …

Bob Woodward

The War Within: A Secret White House History is a non-fiction book by Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward that was released by publisher Simon & Schuster on September 8, 2008. It is the fifteenth book written by Woodward, the fourth in a series of books about President …

16438. 26 Fairmount Avenue, Book #1

Tomie dePaola

26 Fairmount Avenue is a 1999 children's novel by Tomie dePaola that won a Newbery Honor.

16439. Bad Girls

Jacqueline Wilson

Bad Girls is a children's novel published in 1996, written by English author Jacqueline Wilson and illustrated by Nick Sharratt.

16441. Faded Steel Heat #9

Glen Cook

Faded Steel Heat is the ninth 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.

16442. The Serpent Mage

Greg Bear

Serpent Mage published in 1986, it is the second in a two book fantasy series written by Greg Bear. It is the sequel to The Infinity Concerto.

16443. Angelina Jolie: Notes from My Travels

Angelina Jolie

Notes from My Travels is a collection of journal excerpts kept by actress Angelina Jolie in 2001-2002 detailing her experiences travelling to troubled Third World regions in her role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The book was …

16444. Between Heaven and Hell

Peter Kreeft

Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death with John F. Kennedy, C. S. Lewis, & Aldous Huxley is a novel by Peter Kreeft about U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and authors C. S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley meeting in Purgatory and engaging in a philosophical …

16445. Skinny

Ibi Kaslik

Skinny is the debut novel by Hungarian-Canadian author Ibi Kaslik, first published by HarperCollins in May 2004. It appeared on the New York Times best sellers list for two consecutive weeks in 2008.

16447. Graveyard Dust; a Benjamin January mystery novel

Barbara Hambly

Graveyard Dust is a book published in 1999 and written by Barbara Hambly.

16450. The Native Star

M. K. Hobson

The Native Star is a historical fantasy novel, and the first novel from writer M. K. Hobson. It was nominated for the 2010 Nebula Award.

16451. Did You Say Chicks?!

Esther Friesner

Did You Say Chicks?! is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by Esther M. Friesner, with a cover by Larry Elmore. It consists of works featuring female protagonists by female authors. It was first published in paperback by Baen Books in February 1998. It was the second of a …

16452. World Made Straight, The

Ron Rash

The World Made Straight is a 2006 novel by Ron Rash.

16453. Freaks: Alive, on the Inside!

Annette Curtis Klause

Freaks: Alive on the Inside is a fantasy romance and adventure novel by Annette Curtis Klause.

16454. Demon Apocalypse

Darren Shan

Demon Apocalypse is the sixth book in Darren Shan's The Demonata series. Darren Shan released the title of the book September 29, 2007 at the Baeth Festival of Children's Literature. Darren Shan wished that nothing about this book, not even the title, be known to the public …

16455. The Transall Saga - Copy 2

Gary Paulsen

The Transall Saga is a 1998 novel by Gary Paulsen. It is a survival story like most of his other books, but also involves the science fiction genre with its post-apocalyptic setting.

16456. The Resistance

Gemma Malley

The Resistance is a children's novel by Gemma Malley, published in 2008. It is a sequel to the book The Declaration, which is set in the year 2140. It is followed by The Legacy, published in 2010.

16457. Irish Thoroughbred (in Irish Hearts) (Irish Hearts …

Nora Roberts

Irish Thoroughbred is American author Nora Roberts's debut novel, originally published by Silhouette in January 1981 as a category romance. Like other category romances, the novel was less than 200 pages and was intended to be on sale for only one month. It proved so popular …

16458. Dragon Keeper, Book 2: Garden of the Purple Dragon

Carole Wilkinson

Garden of the Purple Dragon is a children's fantasy novel by Carole Wilkinson, published in September 2005 by Macmillan Publishers. It is the second in the Dragonkeeper series and the predecessor to Dragon Moon. It is set in ancient China, during the Han Dynasty, and continues …

16459. Echoes

Danielle Steel

Echoes is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in October 2004. The book is Steel's sixty-fourth novel.

16460. Nådegaven

Danielle Steel

Amazing Grace is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in October 2007. The book is Steel's seventy-third novel.

16462. Cold Vengeance

Douglas Preston

Cold Vengeance is a thriller novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. It was released on August 2, 2011 by Grand Central Publishing. This is the eleventh installment in the Special Agent Pendergast series and also the second novel in the Helen trilogy. The preceding novel is …

16463. Electra

Jean Giraudoux

Electra is a two-act play written in 1937 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux. It was the first Giraudoux play to employ the staging of Louis Jouvet. Based on the classic myth of antiquity, Jean Giraudoux wrote perhaps his best play. Electra has a surprisingly tragic force, …

16464. 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.

16466. Solal of the Solals

Albert Cohen

Solal of the Solals is a 1930 novel by the Swiss writer Albert Cohen. It was published in English in 1933. It was Cohen's first novel, and the first part in a loosely connected series of four; it was followed by Nailcruncher, Belle du Seigneur and Les Valeureux.

16467. Le Voyageur sans bagage

Jean Anouilh

Le voyageur sans bagage is a 1937 play in five acts by Jean Anouilh. Incidental music was written by Darius Milhaud.

16468. The Roads to Sata

Alan Booth

ALAN BOOTH’S CLASSIC OF MODERN TRAVEL WRITING Traveling only along small back roads, Alan Booth traversed Japan’s entire length on foot, from Soya at the country’s northernmost tip, to Cape Sata in the extreme south, across three islands and some 2,000 miles of rural Japan. The …

16469. Nomad: From Islam to America

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"This woman is a major hero of our time." —Richard Dawkins Ayaan Hirsi Ali captured the world’s attention with Infidel, her compelling coming-of-age memoir, which spent thirty-one weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Now, in Nomad, Hirsi Ali tells of coming to America to …

16470. Kafka's Soup

Mark Crick

I needed a table at Maxim’s, a hundred bucks, and a gorgeous blonde; what I had was a leg of lamb and no clues. I took hold of the joint. It felt cold and damp, like a coroner’s handshake. I took out a knife and cut the lamb into pieces. Feeling the blade in my hand I sliced an …

16471. The voice imitator

Thomas Bernhard

The Austrian playwright, novelist, and poet Thomas Bernhard (1931-89) is acknowledged as among the major writers of our times. At once pessimistic and exhilarating, Bernhard's work depicts the corruption of the modern world, the dynamics of totalitarianism, and the interplay of …

16473. Rage (Courtney Family Saga #6

Wilbur A. Smith

Rage is a 1987 novel by Wilbur Smith set in the Union of South Africa, immediately following World War II. It starts in 1952 and goes until the late 1960s, touching on the country's declaration of a republic and the subsequent Sharpeville Massacre. The plot centers around Sasha …

16476. Singing The Dogstar Blues

Alison Goodman

Alison Goodman's first novel - in a very special new edition! Seventeen-year-old Joss is a rebel, and a student of time travel at the prestigious Centre for Neo-Historical Studies. This year, for the first time, the Centre has an alien student: Mavkel, from the planet Choria. …

16477. The Eighth Day

Thornton Wilder

The Eighth Day is a 1967 novel by Thornton Wilder. Set in a mining town in southern Illinois, the plot revolved around John Barrington Ashley, who is accused of murdering his neighbor Breckenridge Lansing. The novel was written over the course of twenty months while Wilder was …

16478. La Joie de vivre

Emile Zola

La joie de vivre is the twelfth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series by Émile Zola. It was serialized in the periodical Gil Blas in 1883 before being published in book form by Charpentier in February 1884. It was translated into English by Ernest A. Vizetelly as How Jolly Life …

16480. Death in summer

William Trevor

Death in Summer is a novel written by William Trevor, first published in 1998 by Viking Press.

16481. I'll Go to Bed at Noon

Gerard Woodward

I'll Go to Bed at Noon, is a book by author Gerard Woodward. It was shortlisted for Booker Prize. Set in the north London suburb of Palmers Green in the 1970s, the story opens with Colette Jones attending the funeral of her elder brother's wife, followed by her failed attempts …

16484. Castle Gripsholm

Kurt Tucholsky

A teasing lightness of tone as the narrator and his mistress playfully make love in the bland Swedish countryside entices the reader into a summertime idyll. But, wandering forth one day from their suite in a storybook castle, the lovers apprehend a tearstained little girl …

16486. Inferno

August Strindberg

Inferno is an autobiographical novel by August Strindberg. Written in French in 1896-97 at the height of Strindberg's troubles with both censors and women, the book is concerned with Strindberg's life both in and after he lived in Paris, and explores his various obsessions, …

16487. Cryptonomicon I, Enigma

Neal Stephenson

Cryptonomicon is a 1999 novel by American author Neal Stephenson, set in two different time periods. One group of characters are World War II-era Allied codebreakers and tactical-deception operatives affiliated with the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, and …

16489. Encounter

Milan Kundera

Encounter is the latest addition to the acclaimed body of literary criticism from beloved author Milan Kundera (The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting). Novelist Russell Banks writes, “Not since Henry James, perhaps, has a fiction writer examined …

16490. Nobody Knows My Name

James Baldwin

Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son is a collection of essays by the American author James Baldwin. The collection was published by Dial Press in July 1961, and like Notes of a Native Son, Baldwin's first collection published 1955, it includes revised versions of …

16491. Le Paysan de Paris

Louis Aragon

Le Paysan de Paris is a surrealist book about places in Paris by Louis Aragon which was first published in 1926 by Editions Gallimard. It was dedicated to the surrealist painter André Masson and its preface was on the theme of a modern mythology. The two main sections of the …

16492. Man's Hope

André Malraux

Man's Hope (French: L'Espoir) is a 1937 novel by André Malraux about the Spanish Civil War. It was translated to English and published during 1938 as "Man's Hope". The story was later adapted into a movie, L'espoir (1945).

16497. Players (Vintage Contemporaries (Paperback))

Don DeLillo

Players is Don DeLillo's fifth novel, published in 1977. It follows Lyle and Pammy Wynant, a young and affluent Manhattan couple whose casual boredom is overturned by their willing participation in chaotic detours from the everyday.

16498. In The Court Of The Crimson Kings

S. M. Stirling

In the Courts of the Crimson Kings is a 2008 alternate history science fiction novel by American writer S. M. Stirling.

16500. Mrs. Bridge

Evan S. Connell

Mrs. Bridge is the debut novel of American author Evan S. Connell, first published in 1959. In 117 brief episodes, it tells the story of an upper middle-class, bourgeois family in Kansas City in the period between the First and Second World War, mostly from the perspective of …

16503. Noise: The Political Economy of Music

Jacques Attali

Noise: The Political Economy of Music is a non-fiction book by French economist and scholar, Jacques Attali. Attali's essential argument in Noise: The Political Economy of Music is that music, as a cultural form, is intimately tied up in the mode of production in any given …

16504. The shepherd

Frederick Forsyth

The Shepherd is a 1975 novella by Frederick Forsyth. The Shepherd relates the story of a De Havilland Vampire pilot, going home on Christmas Eve 1957, whose aircraft suffers a complete electrical failure en route from RAF Celle in northern Germany to RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk. …

16506. The Italian Boy

Sarah Wise

The Italian Boy is a book written by Sarah Wise.

16508. Star Wars: The Unseen Queen (Dark Nest, Book 2)

Troy Denning

The Unseen Queen is a novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It is the second book in the Dark Nest trilogy by Troy Denning. It is set 35 years after the Battle of Yavin. In the chronology of the Star Wars novels, it is set after the first book of the Dark Nest trilogy, …

16511. Rivals

Jilly Cooper

Rivals is a novel by the English author Jilly Cooper. It is the second of the Rutshire Chronicles, a series of books set in the fictional English county of Rutshire.

16512. zz McCullought: An Indecent Obsession

Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession is a 1981 novel by Australian author Colleen McCullough.

16513. American slavery, American freedom

Edmund Morgan

American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia is a 1975 history text by American historian Edmund Morgan. The work was first published in September of 1975 through W W Norton & Co Inc and is considered to be one of Morgan's seminal works.

16515. Lord of the Isles, Volume 3: Servant of the Dragon

David Drake

Servant of the Dragon is a fantasy novel in the series, Lord of the Isles by author David Drake.

16516. The Silver Branch (Keltiad: The Tales of Aeron, Vol …

Patricia Kennealy

The Silver Branch is a book published in 1988 that was written by Patricia Kennealy-Morrison.

16517. Gallows Hill

Lois Duncan

Gallows Hill is a supernatural thriller novel for young adults by Lois Duncan. It was her first and so far only young adult novel written after the death of her daughter. It was written eight years after her previous young adult novel, Don't Look Behind You. It is about a girl …

16518. The Dark Crusader (Fångarna på ön Vardu)

Alistair MacLean

The Dark Crusader is a 1961 thriller novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. The book was initially written under the pseudonym Ian Stuart and later under his true name. It was released in the United States under the title: The Black Shrike.

16520. Phoenix in Obsidian

Michael Moorcock

Phoenix in Obsidian is a science fantasy novel by Michael Moorcock. First published in 1970, it is the second book in a series that follows the adventures of the Eternal Champion as he is flung from one existence to another. The first book in the series, The Eternal Champion, …

16522. Culture and Value

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Culture and Value is a selection from the personal notes of Ludwig Wittgenstein made by Georg Henrik von Wright. It was first published in German as Vermischte Bemerkungen and the text has been emended in following editions. An English translation by Peter Winch was printed in …

16523. I Have Landed: The end of a beginning in natural …

Stephen Jay Gould

I Have Landed is the 10th and final volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould. The essays were culled from his monthly column "This View of Life" in Natural History magazine, to which Gould contributed for 27 years. The book deals, in typically …

16524. Lost in the barrens

Farley Mowat

Lost in the Barrens is a children's novel by Farley Mowat, first published in 1956. Some editions used the title Two Against the North. It won a Governor General's Award in 1956 and the Canada Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award in 1958.

16525. The Word a novel

Irving Wallace

The Word is a 1972 mystery thriller novel by Irving Wallace, which explores the origin of the Bible.

16529. Mrs.Beeton's Book of Household Management (Cassell …

Isabella Beeton

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain, edited by Isabella Beeton. It was originally entitled Beeton's Book of Household Management, in line with the other guide-books published by Beeton. Previously …

16532. They Burn the Thistles

Yaşar Kemal

They Burn the Thistles - Ince Memed II is a 1969 novel by Yaşar Kemal. It was Kemal's second novel in his İnce Memed tetralogy. The first Ince Memed novel won the Varlik prize for that year and earned Kemal a national reputation. In 1961, the book was translated into English by …

16533. 1982 Janine

Alasdair Gray

1982, Janine is a novel by the Scottish author Alasdair Gray. His second, it was published in 1984, and remains his most controversial work. Its use of pornography as a narrative device attracted much criticism, although others, including Gray himself, consider it his best work.

16534. The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump

Harry Turtledove

The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump is a novel by Harry Turtledove. While having some aspects of an alternate history, it is mainly a work of fantasy depicting a world where spells, pragmatically used by some to achieve the same results as the use of technology, call upon a …

16535. Mimus

Lilli Thal

16537. Elfsong

Elaine Cunningham

Elfsong is a book published in 1994 that was written by Elaine Cunningham.

16538. Slutspil

Arthur Hailey

Detective is a novel by Arthur Hailey. It was written in 1997 and it was the author's last book. Hailey depicts the work of the homicide department and its background and investigation methods.

16539. The Parasites

Daphne du Maurier

The Parasites is a novel by Daphne du Maurier, first published in 1949.

16540. Shipyard

Juan Carlos Onetti

“The Graham Greene of Uruguay . . . foreshadowing the work of Beckett and Camus.”—The Sunday TelegraphWith all the enthusiasm of a man condemned to be hanged, Larsen takes up his new post. Like the other workers at the shipyard, he routinely goes through the motions. Every so …

16542. Dusty answer

Rosamond Lehmann

Dusty Answer is English author Rosamond Lehmann's first novel, published in 1927. She sent it unsolicited to publishers Chatto & Windus who agreed to publish it, saying it showed 'decided quality'. It went unnoticed on initial publication but then received an effusive review …

16544. Conan, Book 04: The Wanderer

Robert E. Howard

Conan the Wanderer is a 1968 collection of four fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Most of the stories were originally published in various fantasy magazines. …

16545. The Shades Of Time And Memory (Wraeththu Histories)

Storm Constantine

The shades of time and memory is a book published in 2004 that was written by Storm Constantine.

16547. Deep Water

Patricia Highsmith

Deep Water is a psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith, first published in 1957 by Harper & Brothers. It is Highsmith's fifth published novel, the working title was The Dog in the Manger. It was brought back into print in the US in 2003 by W. W. Norton & …

16548. 1812 : The Rivers of War

Eric Flint

1812: The Rivers of War is a 2005 alternate history novel by American writer Eric Flint. The book was originally published in hardcover as simply The Rivers of War. In 2006, the text was made available at the Baen Free Library.

16549. The New Centurions

Joseph Wambaugh

Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals. Here in his classic debut novel, Wambaugh presents a stunning, raw, and unforgettable depiction of life behind the thin blue line. In a …

16550. David Balfour : [being memoirs of the further …

Robert Louis Stevenson

In the sequel to Kidnapped, David Balfour's story continues as he becomes further caught up in the political conspiracy of the "Appin murder Case." He is accused and must defend himself and James Stewart.

16551. Tower of Glass (Gollancz SF Collector's Edition)

Robert Silverberg

Tower of Glass is a science fiction novel by Robert Silverberg, published in 1970. It was nominated for the Nebula Award in 1970, and for both the Hugo and Locus awards in 1971.

16554. The Orphan Master's Son

Adam Johnson

Pak Jun Do is the haunted son of a lost mother—a singer “stolen” to Pyongyang—and an influential father who runs Long Tomorrows, a work camp for orphans. There the boy is given his first taste of power, picking which orphans eat first and which will be lent out for manual labor. …

16555. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (Arthur Rackham)

J. M. Barrie

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens is a novel by J. M. Barrie, published in 1906; it is one of four major literary works by Barrie featuring the widely known literary character he created, Peter Pan.

16556. A Haunted House and Other Short Stories

Virginia Woolf

A Haunted House is a 1944 collection of 18 short stories by Virginia Woolf. It was produced by her husband Leonard Woolf after her death although in the foreword he states that they had discussed its production together. The first six stories appeared in her only previous …

16558. A Wreath for Rivera (A Roderick Alleyn Mystery)

Ngaio Marsh

Swing Brother Swing is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the fifteenth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1949. The plot concerns the murder of a big band accordionist in London; the novel was published as A Wreath for Rivera in the United States.

16563. Grave mistake

Ngaio Marsh

Grave Mistake is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the thirtieth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1978. The plot concerns the murder of an elderly widow in a nursing home, and involves a rare, and famous, postage stamp.

16564. Bomarzo

Manuel Mujica Láinez

Bomarzo is a novel by the Argentine writer Manuel Mujica Láinez, written in 1962 and later adapted by its author to an opera libretto set by Alberto Ginastera, which had its premiere in Washington, D.C., in 1967. It is set in the eerie and surrealistic Italian Renaissance town …

16565. Darkness Visible

William Golding

Darkness Visible is a 1979 novel by British author William Golding. The book won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. The title comes from Paradise Lost, from the line, "No light, but rather darkness visible". The novel narrates a struggle between good and evil, using naïveté, …

16566. The Sound and the Fury

William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury is a novel written by the American author William Faulkner. It employs a number of narrative styles, including the technique known as stream of consciousness, pioneered by 20th-century European novelists such as James Joyce and Virginia Woolf. Published in …

16567. End the Fed

Ron Paul

End the Fed is a 2009 book by Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. The book debuted at number six on the New York Times Best Seller list and advocates the abolition of the United States Federal Reserve System.

16568. Draken

Peter Dickinson

The Flight of Dragons is a 1979 speculative book written by Peter Dickinson and illustrated by Wayne Anderson.

16571. By Way of Deception

Victor Ostrovsky

By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer by a former katsa in the Israeli Mossad, Victor Ostrovsky.

16572. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film: Expanded …

David Thomson

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film is a reference book written by film critic David Thomson, originally published by Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd in 1975 under the title A Biographical Dictionary of Cinema. Organized by personality, it is an exhaustive inventory of those …

16573. A Tranquil Star

Primo Levi

A Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories of Primo Levi is a 2007 anthology of short stories by the Italian writer Primo Levi. Released 20 years after Levi's death, the book consists of seventeen stories previously unpublished in English. The stories were translated by Ann Goldstein, …

16576. Grantville Gazette II (The Ring of Fire)

Eric Flint

Grantville Gazette II is the third collaborative anthology published in print set in the 1632-verse shared universe in what is best regarded as a canonical sub-series of the popular alternate history that began with the February 2000 publication of the hardcover novel 1632 by …

16578. Germs : biological weapons and America's secret war

Judith Miller

Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War is a Simon & Schuster-published book describing biological weapons, how humanity has dealt with them, and our present capabilities of handling bioterrorism. It was written by The New York Times journalists Judith Miller, …

16579. Night Shift

Nora Roberts

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

16582. Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in …

Harlan Ellison

Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction is a collection of short stories by author Harlan Ellison. Published in the United States in 1971, as a ten-year retrospective of Ellison's short stories, it includes some of his most famous work. It was later …

16585. Equal Affections

David Leavitt

Equal Affections is a novel by David Leavitt, published in 1989.

16591. The Swan

Gudbergur Bergsson

The Swan is a novel written by the Icelandic writer, Guðbergur Bergsson in 1991.

16592. Days of Infamy (Pearl Harbor)

Harry Turtledove

Days of Infamy is a two-novel alternate history of the initial stages of the Pacific War by Harry Turtledove. The major difference is that the Empire of Japan not only attacks Pearl Harbor, but follows it up with the landing and occupation of Hawaii.

16596. The Farewell Symphony

Edmund White

The Farewell Symphony is a 1997 semi-autobiographical novel by Edmund White. It is the third of a trilogy of novels, being preceded by A Boy's Own Story and The Beautiful Room Is Empty. It depicts the later adulthood of its protagonist and documents his experience of …

16597. Tirra Lirra by the River

Jessica Anderson

Tirra Lirra by the River is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author Jessica Anderson. Though written some years before, it was first published in 1978. It is included in Carmen Callil and Colm Tóibín's collection The Modern Library: The Best 200 Novels in …

16599. Inside the gas chambers : eight months in the …

Shlomo Venezia

This is a unique, eye-witness account of everyday life right at the heart of the Nazi extermination machine. Slomo Venezia was born into a poor Jewish-Italian community living in Thessaloniki, Greece. At first, the occupying Italians protected his family; but when the Germans …



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