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.

16801. Equal Affections

David Leavitt

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

16802. Hood

Emma Donoghue

Hood is a novel written by Irish author Emma Donoghue in 1995. The book was the recipient of the 1997 Stonewall Book Award and is heavily influenced by James Joyce's Ulysses.

16803. What the Dormouse Said

John Markoff

What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry, is a 2005 non-fiction book by John Markoff. The book details the history of the personal computer, closely tying the ideologies of the collaboration-driven, World War II-era defense …

16804. 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 …

16805. The Lime Works

Thomas Bernhard

The Lime Works is a novel by Thomas Bernhard, first published in German in 1970. It’s a complex surrealist work, where the creativity and resourcefulness of a destructive personality is marshalled against itself in a nightmarish narration.

16806. Going Wrong

Ruth Rendell

Going Wrong is a novel by English crime writer Ruth Rendell. An intense psychological thriller, its main theme is the nature of romantic obsession.

16807. Whisky Galore

Compton Mackenzie

Whisky Galore is a novel written by Compton Mackenzie, published in 1947. It was adapted for the cinema under the title Whisky Galore!, released in the United States as Tight Little Island.

16808. An Episode of Sparrows

Rumer Godden

An Episode of Sparrows is a novel written in 1955 by Rumer Godden. It has been re-issued by The New York Review Children's Collection.

16809. 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.

16811. Gangster We are All Looking for

Le Thi Diem Thuy

The Gangster We Are All Looking For is the first novel by Vietnamese-American author lê thi diem thúy, published in 2003. It was first published as a short piece in The Best American Essays of 1997 and was also awarded a Pushcart Prize “Special Mention.” The novel is a …

16813. Cosi Fan Tutti (Zen 4)

Michael Dibdin

Cosi Fan Tutti is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the fifth entry in the popular Aurelio Zen series. Given the title, it should come as no surprise to learn that one strand of the plot is a riff on the storyline of the almost eponymous opera, Così fan tutte. In addition, the …

16814. Runaway Horse

Martin Walser

The accidental reunion of two men, former schoolmates, and their wives in a lakeside resort leads to a comparison of memories, an awkward intimacy, and a moment of terrible, yet exhilarating liberation

16815. 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.

16816. Banquets of the Black Widowers

Isaac Asimov

Banquets of the Black Widowers is a collection of mystery short stories by science fiction author Isaac Asimov featuring his fictional club of mystery solvers, the Black Widowers. It was first published in hardcover by Doubleday in September 1984, and in paperback by the Fawcett …

16819. 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 …

16823. Lies Of Silence

Brian Moore

Lies of Silence is a novel by Brian Moore published in 1990. It focuses on the personal effects of The Troubles, a period of ethnic, religious and political conflict in Northern Ireland from the late 1960s to 1998.

16824. Mixture Of frailties

Robertson Davies

A Mixture of Frailties, published by Macmillan in 1958, is the third novel in The Salterton Trilogy by Canadian novelist Robertson Davies. The other two novels are Tempest-Tost and Leaven of Malice. The series was also published in one volume as The Salterton Trilogy in 1986. …

16826. The World as Will and Representation

Arthur Schopenhauer

The World as Will and Representation is the central work of the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. The first edition was published in December 1818, and the second expanded edition in 1844. In 1948, an abridged version was edited by Thomas Mann.

16827. The Faerie Path

Allan Frewin Jones

The Faerie Path is the first novel in a six-book series by the British author Frewin Jones. The story follows Anita Palmer, a teenager from two different parallel universes, and her struggle to maintain both lives.

16828. Babylon 5: The Shadow Within (Babylon 5 (Paperback …

Jeanne Cavelos

The Shadow Within is the seventh novel in the Babylon 5 series, written by Jeanne Cavelos, former editor of Dell Books and author of The Passing of the Techno-Mages trilogy. According to the Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski, the book is "90% canonical", though he has not …

16829. Deryni 2, Book 1: In the King's Service

Katherine Kurtz

In the King's Service is a historical fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Ace Books in 2003. It was the fourteenth of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, and the first book in the fifth Deryni trilogy, the Childe Morgan trilogy. The …

16832. 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.

16833. 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. …

16835. Deliver Us From Evil : Defeating Terrorism, …

Sean Hannity

Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, and Liberalism is a 2004 best-selling book by conservative political commentator and media personality Sean Hannity. The book's publisher, ReganBooks, was owned by Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News. ReganBooks focused on …

16836. The Broken God

David Zindell

The Broken God is a science fiction novel written by David Zindell and published in 1992. It is the first novel of the trilogy A Requiem for Homo Sapiens. The Broken God is essentially a coming of age tale of youngster named Danlo, but at a much grander scale on a faraway planet …

16838. Damascus Nights

Rafik Schami

It is 1959, Damascus. The most famous storyteller in Damascus, Salim, the coachman, has mysteriously lost his voice. For seven nights, his seven old friends gather to break the spell with their seven different, unique stories -- some personal, some modern, some borrowed from the …

16839. The labyrinth of solitude : life and thought in …

J. J. Connolly

Layer Cake is the debut novel of British author J. J. Connolly, first published in 2000 by Duckworth Press. It was made into a motion picture in 2004, directed by Matthew Vaughn and written for the screen by Connolly himself.

16840. The Swan

Gudbergur Bergsson

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

16842. Draken

Peter Dickinson

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

16845. November blues

Sharon Draper

November Blues is a young adult novel by Sharon M. Draper, first published in 2007. It is the second of the Jericho trilogy, the sequel to The Battle of Jericho. The book tackles and discusses the issue of teen pregnancy, as well as making the readers aware that actions always …

16846. Schuld

Ferdinand von Schirach

On a sweltering day in August, a small town drunkenly celebrates its six-hundredth anniversary with a funfair when an anonymous tip leads police to find a young woman brutally beaten, raped, and thrown under the floorboards of the very stage on which her attackers had just …

16847. The Keepers of Truth

Michael Collins

The Keepers of the Truth is a novel by Michael Collins, first published in 2000. Set in the late 1970s, the story follows the main character Bill and his attempt to unravel a murder-mystery as a cub reporter for a local newspaper in a small Midwest industrial town. The novel won …

16852. 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 …

16854. No Shame, No Fear

Ann Turnbull

No Shame, No Fear is a 2003 novel for young adults by Ann Turnbull. Set in the fictional town of Hemsbury in the 1660s, the novel depicts the love between a Quaker girl, Susanna, and Will, the son of a rich merchant. Their story takes place during the persecution of religious …

16857. The birth of tragedy and other writings

Friedrich Nietzsche

The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music is an 1872 work of dramatic theory by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It was reissued in 1886 as The Birth of Tragedy, Or: Hellenism and Pessimism. The later edition contained a prefatory essay, An Attempt at …

16859. Danton's Death

Georg Büchner

Set during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror, the play takes place from March 24 to April 4, 1794, when Maximilien Robespierre was in charge of the Committee of Public Safety that, along with the Revolutionary Tribunal, condemned people to the guillotine. Guillotine …

16860. The Centauri Device (SF Masterwork 31)

M. John Harrison

The Centauri Device is the third novel by English author M. John Harrison. The novel, originally conceived as an "anti-space opera" would ultimately go on to make a major contribution to revitalising the subgenre and influencing the works of later authors such as Iain M. Banks …

16861. The Empty Family

Colm Toibin

The Empty Family is a collection of short stories by Irish writer Colm Tóibín. It was published in the UK in October 2010 and was released in the US in January 2011.

16862. Journey to the Stone Country

Alex Miller

Journey to the Stone Country is a 2002 Miles Franklin literary award winning novel by the Australian author Alex Miller.

16863. Ice Shirt

William T. Vollmann

The Ice-Shirt is a 1990 historical novel by American author William T. Vollmann. It is the first book in a seven-book series called Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes.

16864. The Return of Depression Economics

Paul Krugman

The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 is a non-fiction book by American economist and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics Paul Krugman. The 2008 book is an updated version of his 1999 work, The Return of Depression Economics and draws parallels between the …

16865. Youngblood Hawke

Herman Wouk

Youngblood Hawke is a 1962 novel by American writer Herman Wouk about the rise and fall of a young writer. It is based on the life of Thomas Wolfe.

16866. Holy War, Inc

Peter Bergen

Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Bin Laden is a book by CNN investigative journalist and documentarian Peter Bergen. In the book, Bergen documents the life, career, and activities of Islamic terrorist Osama bin Laden and the jihadist network that he operates, Al-Qaeda. …

16867. Book of Dreams [expanded edition]

Jack Kerouac

Book of Dreams is an experimental novel published by Jack Kerouac in 1960, culled from the dream journal he kept from 1952 to 1960. In it Kerouac tries to continue plot-lines with characters from his books as he sees them in his dreams. This book is stylistically wild, …

16868. Cluster Series #1: Cluster

Piers Anthony

Cluster is the 1st book of the Cluster Series published in 1977 that was written by Piers Anthony.

16869. The Coffin Quilt: The Feud between the Hatfields and …

Ann Rinaldi

The Coffin Quilt is a novel by Ann Rinaldi that was first published in 1999. Set in Kentucky, it tells the story of the Hatfield-McCoy feud in the late 19th century through the eyes of Fanny, a young female member of the McCoy family. Choosing between family and what is right is …

16871. The Whispering Land

Gerald Durrell

The Whispering Land is an autobiographical account of the 8 months Gerald Durrell spent travelling in Argentina during the late 1950s, collecting animals for his then recently founded Jersey Zoo. The book is divided into two parts. In the first, Durrell travels south from Buenos …

16872. Firstborn

Paul B. Thompson

Firstborn is a fantasy novel by Paul B. Thompson and Tonya R. Carter which is set in the world of the Dragonlance campaign setting and is the first volume in the Elven Nations series.

16873. Deathworld

Harry Harrison

Deathworld 2 is a book published in 1964 that was written by Harry Harrison.

16875. The Sweetest Fig

Chris Van Allsburg

The Sweetest Fig is a children's fantasy novel written in 1993 by the American author Chris Van Allsburg. It tells a story of an affluent, cold-hearted French dentist who eats a fig which makes his wildest dreams come true.

16876. It's like this, Cat

Emily Cheney Neville

It's Like This, Cat is a novel written by Emily Cheney Neville that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1964.

16877. Gulliver's Travels: An Authoritative Text, the …

Jonathan Swift

Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, commonly known as Gulliver's Travels, is a prose satire by Anglo-Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human …

16879. The Ghost Belonged to Me (Blossom Culp, Book 1)

Richard Peck

The Ghost Belonged to Me is a novel written for children by Richard Peck, author of Newbery Medal winning A Year Down Yonder.

16881. The legacy of Luna: the story of a tree, a woman and …

Julia Hill

The Legacy of Luna is a book written by Julia Butterfly Hill about her experiences while protecting a tree named Luna. It is based on a true story, written like a diary of two years spent in an ancient redwood. The book was published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc. in 2000.

16882. Wholeness and the Implicate Order (Routledge …

David Bohm

Wholeness and the Implicate Order is a book by theoretical physicist David Bohm. It was originally published 1980 by Routledge, Great Britain. The book is considered a basic reference for Bohm's concepts of undivided wholeness and of implicate and explicate orders, as well as of …

16883. King's Sacrifice

Margaret Weis

King's Sacrifice is a fantasy novel published in 1991 that was written by Margaret Weis.

16884. Hitler: A Study in Tyranny

Alan Bullock

Hitler: A Study in Tyranny is a 1952 biography of the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. It was written by the British historian Sir Alan Bullock.

16885. The Love of the Last Tycoon : The Authorized Text

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Love of The Last Tycoon is an unfinished novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, compiled and published posthumously, in 1941.

16887. Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

Len Deighton

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse is a historical novel by Len Deighton published on October 12, 1982. Set in Britain in early 1944 it tells the story of the 220th Fighter Group of the US Eighth Air Force in the lead up to the Allied invasion of Europe. The Group is based at the fictional …

16888. Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet (UK …

Mark Lynas

An eye-opening and vital account of the future of our earth and our civilisation if current rates of global warming persist, by the highly acclaimed author of ‘High Tide’.Picture yourself a few decades from now, in a world in which average temperatures are three degrees higher …

16889. B070912: Speaker of Mandarin (Inspector Wexford)

Ruth Rendell

The Speaker of Mandarin is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1983. It is the 12th novel in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

16890. Dooby Dooby Moo (Betsy Lewin)

Doreen Cronin

Dooby Dooby Moo is a children's book written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Released in 2006 by Athenium, it continues the story of Farmer Brown's animals from Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, who enter a talent show in an attempt to win a trampoline. The …

16892. Tarzan at the Earth's Core

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan at the Earth's Core is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, published in 1930. the thirteenth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan and the fourth in his series set in the interior world of Pellucidar.

16895. Escape to Witch Mountain

Alexander Key

Escape to Witch Mountain is a science fiction novel written by Alexander H. Key in 1968. It was adapted into a film of the same name by Walt Disney Productions in 1975, directed by John Hough. A remake directed by Peter Rader was released in 1995. Race to Witch Mountain, a new …

16898. A Call to Arms

Alan Dean Foster

A Call to Arms is a book published in 1991 that was written by Alan Dean Foster.

16899. Cachalot

Alan Dean Foster

Cachalot is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster.

16900. Operation Chaos

Poul Anderson

Operation Chaos is a 1971 science fiction/fantasy fixup novel by Poul Anderson. A sequel, Operation Luna, was published in 2000.

16901. Empire From the Ashes

David Weber

Empire from the Ashes is a science fiction novel written by David Weber. Published in 2003 by Baen Books, it is an omnibus reissue of Weber's Dahak trilogy, including Mutineers' Moon, The Armageddon Inheritance and Heirs of Empire.

16902. Marriage of Likeness Same Sex Unions In Premodern …

John Boswell

Same-Sex Unions in Pre-Modern Europe is a historical study written by American historian John Boswell and first published by Villard Books in 1994. Then a professor at Yale University, Boswell was a specialist on homosexuality in Christian Europe, having previously authored …

16903. Beginning of Spring

Penelope Fitzgerald

The Beginning of Spring is a novel by British author Penelope Fitzgerald. Set in Moscow in 1913, it tells the story of a Moscow-born son of a British emigre manufacturer whose Britain-born wife has suddenly abandoned him and their three children.

16904. Blue Champagne

John Varley

Blue Champagne is a short story collection by John Varley.

16905. Hell's Kitchen: A Novel of Berlin 1936 (Location …

Jeffery Deaver

Hell's Kitchen is a novel published in 2001 by author Jeffery Deaver. It is the third novel that follows location scout John Pellam.

16906. Time of the Transference (Spellsinger, No. 6)

Alan Dean Foster

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

16907. Hide My Eyes

M. ALLINGHAM

Hide My Eyes is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1958, in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London. It was published in the U.S. under the titles Tether's End or Ten Were Missing. It is the sixteenth novel in the Albert Campion series.

16910. The Singapore Grip

J. G. Farrell

The Singapore Grip is a novel by J. G. Farrell. It was published in 1978 a year before his death. In 2015, The Straits Times' Akshita Nanda selected The Singapore Grip as one of 10 classic Singapore novels. She wrote, "Neatly weaving in snappy, comic summaries of Singapore …

16911. The powers that be

David Halberstam

The Powers That Be is a 1979 book by David Halberstam about the American media. The subjects in the book: CBS The New York Times The Los Angeles Times The Washington Post Time The Seattle Times called the book, "a monumental X-ray study of power."

16912. The edge chronicles 4: The curse of the gloamglozer

Paul Stewart

The Curse of the Gloamglozer is a children's fantasy novel by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell, first published in 2001. It is the fourth volume of The Edge Chronicles and the first of the Quint Saga trilogy; within the stories' own chronology it is the first novel, preceding the …

16913. Great Expectations. 1.800 headwords.

Charles Dickens

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the …

16914. The Gentle Giants of Ganymede

James P. Hogan

The Gentle Giants of Ganymede is a book published in 1978 that was written by James P. Hogan.

16918. Perl Best Practices

Damian Conway

Perl Best Practices is a programming book focusing on standard practices for Perl coding style, encouraging the development of maintainable source code. It was written by Damian Conway and published by O'Reilly.

16919. World Of Normal Boys

K. M. Soehnlein

The World of Normal Boys, published in 2001, is the debut novel of K.M. Soehnlein. The coming-of-age story centers on 13-year-old Robin MacKenzie, who discovers that he is unlike most other adolescent males. The book became a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller and won the Lambda …

16920. The King's Peace (Sulien, Book 1)

Jo Walton

The King's Peace is a fantasy novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books in October 2000. The first of Walton's published novels, it is also the first of three "Sulien" novels. It was followed in 2001 by a sequel, The King's Name, and in 2002 by a prequel, The Prize …

16921. Darksong Rising (The Spellsong Cycle, Book 3)

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

Darksong Rising is a book published in 1999 that was written by L.E Modesitt Jr.

16922. Children Of The Dust (Definitions)

Louise Lawrence

Children of the Dust is a post-apocalyptic, dystopian novel, written by Louise Lawrence, published in 1985. The book details three generations of a family during the aftermath of a nuclear war. The survivors of the blast suffer through radiation, nuclear winter, feuds between …

16924. Far-Seer (The Quintaglio Trilogy)

Robert J. Sawyer

Far-Seer is a novel written by Canadian science fiction author, Robert J. Sawyer. It is the first book of the Quintaglio Ascension Trilogy, and is followed by two sequels: Fossil Hunter and Foreigner. The book depicts an Earth-like world on a moon which orbits a gas giant, …

16926. B070911: MW4 - Emperor and Clown (A Man of His Word, …

Dave Duncan

Emperor and Clown is a book published in 1991 that was written by Dave Duncan.

16927. B070913: Firefox

Craig Thomas

Firefox is a thriller novel written by Craig Thomas and published in 1977. The Cold War plot involves an attempt by the CIA and MI6 to steal a highly advanced experimental Soviet fighter aircraft. The chief protagonist is fighter pilot turned spy Mitchell Gant. The book was …

16929. Requiem: and tributes to the Grand Master

Robert A. Heinlein

Requiem: New Collected Works by Robert A. Heinlein and Tributes to the Grand Master is a retrospective on Robert A. Heinlein, after his death, edited by Yoji Kondo.

16930. Children of the Lamp: Day Of The Djinn Warriors …

Philip Kerr

The Day of the Djinn Warriors is the fourth installment of the Children of the Lamp series. The author, Philip Kerr, has said on his website that he is planning to write a total of six books although he hasn't decided what the titles of the remaining books will be.

16932. The It Girl

Cecily von Ziegesar

The It Girl is the first book in The It Girl series. It was written in 2005 by a ghostwriter with suggestions from Cecily von Ziegesar. Aimed toward young adults, it is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series. Jenny Humphrey has been kicked out from Constance Billard …

16933. The Fleet Street Murders

Charles Finch

The Fleet Street Murders, by Charles Finch, is the mystery set in London and in northern England in 1867 during the Victorian era. It is the third novel in the Charles Lenox series.

16934. The Ladies of the Lake

Jennifer Allison

Gilda Joyce: The Ladies of the Lake is a mystery novel written by Jennifer Allison, published by Dutton Children's Books.

16935. Shine

Lauren Myracle

When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in her small town did it. Richly atmospheric, this daring mystery mines the secrets of a tightly knit Southern community and examines the strength of will it takes to …

16936. The Eagle and the Wolves

Simon Scarrow

The most dangerous mission of their military careers awaits two heroes of the Roman army in Britain. In The Eagle and the Wolves, the epic fourth novel of Simon Scarrow's series, it's A.D. 44 and Vespasian and the Roman Army's Second Legion are forging ahead in their campaign to …

16937. Girls In Love

Jacqueline Wilson

Girls in Love is the first book in the Girls series, written by Dame Jacqueline Wilson, DBE, a noted English author who writes fiction for children and young teenagers. It was first published in 1997. The other books in the series are Girls under Pressure, Girls out Late, and …

16938. The Vespertine

Saundra Mitchell

The Vespertine is a young adult historical fiction romance novel by Saundra Mitchell. It follows the romantic journey of Amelia van den Broek while she develops her startling new ability to see into the future.

16939. The Fort

Bernard Cornwell

The Fort is an historical novel written by Bernard Cornwell. The book relates to the events of the Penobscot Expedition of 1779 during the American Revolutionary War. While centred on the efforts of a regiment of Scots to establish and hold the fort against superior numbers of …

16941. De Sage van de Spiegel

Ian Irvine

The Tower on the Rift is the second novel in The View from the Mirror quartet, by Ian Irvine.

16942. Class A

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 …

16943. Warlock

Oakley Hall

Oakley Hall's legendary Warlock revisits and reworks the traditional conventions of the Western to present a raw, funny, hypnotic, ultimately devastating picture of American unreality. First published in the 1950s, at the height of the McCarthy era, Warlock is not only one of …

16944. Firefly: The Official Companion Volume 2

Joss Whedon

Before the smash hit movie Serenity came Firefly, the cult TV series which started it all and became a DVD phenomenon, selling almost half a million copies.Set 500 years in the future, Firefly centres around Mal Reynolds, captain of the ship-for-hire Serenity and its eclectic …

16945. The Complete Stories (Everyman's Library) …

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe’s gift for the macabre–his genius in finding the strangeness lurking at the heart of things–was so extraordinary that he exerted a major influence on Baudelaire and French symbolism, on Freudian analysis, and also on the detective novel and the Hollywood movie. …

16946. If He Hollers Let Him Go: A Novel (Himes, Chester)

Chester Himes

In the decades just prior to the eruption of the American civil rights movement in the late '50s, Chester Himes was one of the most significant African American authors--although today he is less well known than several of his contemporaries. He wrote numerous novels, short …

16950. Pierre: Or the Ambiguities

Herman Melville

'Ambiguities indeed! One long brain-muddling, soul-bewildering ambiguity (to borrow Mr. Melville's style), like Melchisedeck, without beginning or end-a labyrinth without a clue - an Irish bog without so much as a Jack o'the'lantern to guide the wanderer's footsteps - the dream …

16951. A Sensible life

Mary Wesley

A Sensible Life is a novel written by British author Mary Wesley. The story takes its beginning in 1926 when Flora Trevelyan is ten years old and follows her life, and the people whose lives she touches, throughout the following thirty-five years.

16952. Michener: Journey

James A. Michener

Journey, a novel by James Michener published in 1989, was expanded from a section originally cut from his large novel Alaska. The book depicts five men, one of whom was an English Lord, journeying in 1897-99 from Great Britain through Canada to Dawson, Yukon, to participate in …

16953. Shake Hands Forever

Ruth Rendell

Shake Hands Forever is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1975. It is the 9th entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

16954. Gambit

Rex Stout

Gambit is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1962.

16955. Murder Being Once Done: An Inspector Wexford Mystery

Ruth Rendell

Murder Being Once Done is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1972. It is the seventh entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

16956. The The Conqueror: A novel of William the Conqueror, …

Georgette Heyer

The Conqueror is a novel written by Georgette Heyer. It is based on the life of William the Conqueror.

16957. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, and published by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1910. The tale is about housekeeping and insect pests in the home, and reflects Potter's own sense of tidiness and her abhorrence of insect …

16958. Instead of Three Wishes: Magical Short Stories 3

Megan Whalen Turner

Instead of Three Wishes: Magical Short Stories is a collection of seven fantasy children's stories by Megan Whalen Turner.

16959. The robber bridegroom

Eudora Welty

The Robber Bridegroom is a 1942 novella by Eudora Welty. The story, inspired by and loosely based on the Grimm fairy tale The Robber Bridegroom, is a Southern folk tale set in Mississippi. At the opening of the novella, the legendary Mike Fink meets gentleman robber Jamie …

16960. Five Go Off to Camp

Enid Blyton

Five Go Off To Camp is the seventh novel in the Famous Five children's adventure series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1948, and was followed by a number of reprints and translations. The story revolves around mysterious "spook trains" that the Five hear about on a …

16961. Tripmaster Monkey

Maxine Hong Kingston

Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book is the third book written by Maxine Hong Kingston, and was published in 1989. The story follows Wittman Ah Sing, an American graduate of University of California, Berkeley of Chinese ancestry in his adventures about San Francisco during the …

16962. Poppy Shakespeare

Clare Allan

Poppy Shakespeare is a novel about mental illness by Clare Allan. It tells the story of day patients at a mental health hospital. The central characters are Poppy Shakespeare, a new patient, and "N", a long term patient. Poppy arrives at the hospital strongly asserting that she …

16963. Out of the Shelter

David Lodge

Out of the Shelter is a novel by British author David Lodge.

16965. Carpentaria

Alexis Wright

Carpentaria is the second novel by the Indigenous Australian author Alexis Wright. It met with widespread critical acclaim when it was published in mid-2006, and went on to win Australia's premier literary prize, the Miles Franklin Award, in mid-2007.

16966. Wodehouse: Mulliner Nights (The Collector's …

P. G. Wodehouse

Mulliner Nights is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. First published in the United Kingdom on 17 January 1933 by Herbert Jenkins, and in the United States on 15 February 1933 by Doubleday, Doran. It is the third collection featuring Mr Mulliner, who narrates all …

16968. Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

Siegfried Sassoon

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer is a novel by Siegfried Sassoon, first published in 1930. It is a fictionalised account of Sassoon's own life during and immediately after World War I. Soon after its release, it was heralded as a classic and was even more successful than its …

16969. Kissing The Beehive [Lit.157]

Jonathan Carroll

Kissing the Beehive is a fantasy novel by Jonathan Carroll, published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday in late December 1997. When the novel was published in Great Britain the following year, Carroll added a three-page epilogue at the request of its publisher, Victor Gollancz. It is …

16970. Laura

Vera Caspary

Laura is a detective novel by Vera Caspary. It is her best known work, and was adapted into a popular film in 1944, with Gene Tierney in the title role.

16971. Into the Darkness

Harry Turtledove

Into the Darkness is a fantasy novel by American writer Harry Turtledove, the first book in the Darkness series.

16972. Cast of Shadows

Kevin Guilfoile

Cast of Shadows is a 2005 suspense novel by the American writer Kevin Guilfoile. It was published in the United Kingdom under the title Wicker.

16973. Anglo-Saxon attitudes

Angus Wilson

Anglo-Saxon Attitudes is a satirical novel by Angus Wilson, published in 1956. It was Wilson's most popular book, and many consider it his best work.

16974. Cinco dias en Paris

Danielle Steel

Five Days In Paris is a 1995 fiction novel by Danielle Steel and published by Delacorte Press. It analyzes honour, integrity and commitment into relationships, as well as hope. The book was a best-seller of Publishers Weekly for eighteen weeks.

16975. Critical chain : a business novel

Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Critical Chain is a novel by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt using the Critical Chain theory of Project Management as the major theme. It is really a teaching method for the theory.

16977. The South

Colm Toibin

The South is a 1990 novel by Irish writer Colm Tóibín. It drew comparisons with Milan Kundera. Katherine, a Protestant woman from Ireland, arrives in Barcelona in the 1950s having left her husband and son. Very slowly she starts discovering the city and gets to meet local …

16978. Bitter fruit

Achmat Dangor

Bitter Fruit is a novel by Achmat Dangor first published in 2001 by Kwela Books of Cape Town. Set in South Africa in 1998, it is about the disintegration of a Coloured family in the years after the end of apartheid. According to Gabriel Gbadamosi's review in The Guardian, "All …

16980. The Talk Of The Town

Ardal O'Hanlon

The Talk of the Town is the first novel written by Ardal O'Hanlon, published by Sceptre in 1999. It was renamed Knick Knack Paddy Whack for publication in United States. The novel is set in 1980's Ireland and is about life in a small Irish town, where everyone knows your …

16981. The Nun's Story

Kathryn Hulme

The Nun's Story is a 1956 novel by Kathryn Hulme. The book was a Book of the Month selection and reached #1 on the New York Times best-seller list. Hulme wrote the book based partly upon the experiences of her friend, Marie Louise Habets of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and …

16982. Yoda: Dark Rendezvous (Star Wars: Clone Wars (Del …

Sean Stewart

Yoda: Dark Rendezvous is a 2004 Star Wars novel written by Sean Stewart and published by Del Rey. It is set in the Expanded Universe during the Clone Wars conflict between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

16983. Star Wars: Dark Nest 3: The Swarm War

Troy Denning

The Swarm War is a novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It is the third and final book in Troy Denning's Dark Nest Trilogy. The book is set 35 years after the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

16984. Simon the Coldheart: A Tale of Chivalry and Adventure

Georgette Heyer

Simon the Coldheart is a novel by Georgette Heyer

16985. At Canaan's Edge: America In The King Years, 1965-68

Taylor Branch

At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 is a book by Taylor Branch.

16986. Thomas Jefferson : Author of America (Eminent Lives)

Christopher Hitchens

Thomas Jefferson: Author of America is a short biography of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, by author, journalist and literary critic Christopher Hitchens. It was released as a part of Harper …

16988. Bumblebee Flies Anyway, The

Robert Cormier

The Bumblebee Flies Anyway is a young adult novel by Robert Cormier. It was published in 1983.

16989. Prisoner's Dilemma (Collier Fiction)

Richard Powers

Prisoner's Dilemma is a 1988 novel by American author Richard Powers. It is the story of a dysfunctional family living in DeKalb County, Illinois. The novel explores the impact of history on contemporary life. The novel centres on the father of the family, Eddie Hobson, who is …

16990. Ramona: A Story

Helen Hunt Jackson

Ramona is a book of extreme importance when it comes to taking into account the cultural heritage of America, and most especially, Native American culture. This fascinating love story can be a challenging read for today's younger readers, but any historian will tell you that the …

16991. Glut: The Deep History of Information Science: …

Alex Wright

Glut: Mastering Information Through The Ages is a 2007 book written by Alex Wright, a writer and information architect for The New York Times. Wright's intention is to provide a broad historical overview of the development of information transmission and organization systems.

16992. Winesburg, Ohio: Authoritative Text Backgrounds and …

Sherwood Anderson

Winesburg, Ohio is a 1919 short story cycle by the American author Sherwood Anderson. The work is structured around the life of protagonist George Willard, from the time he was a child to his growing independence and ultimate abandonment of Winesburg as a young man. It is set in …

16993. Belinda (Oxford World Classics)

Maria Edgeworth

Belinda is an 1801 novel by the Irish writer Maria Edgeworth. It was first published in three volumes by Joseph Johnson of London, and was reprinted by Pandora Press in 1986. The novel was Edgeworth's second published, and was considered controversial in its day for its …

16994. (Nicholas Linnear 2) The Miko

Eric Van Lustbader

The Ninja novel was written in 1980 by Eric Van Lustbader and is a tale of revenge, love and murder. The author blends a number of known themes together: crime, suspense and Japanese martial arts mysticism. The book is divided into five parts, called "rings," as an apparent …

16995. The Miocene Arrow

Sean McMullen

The Miocene Arrow is a post-apocalyptic novel by Sean McMullen. It is the middle book of the Greatwinter trilogy.

16996. The Jewels Of Aptor (Gollancz SF collector's edition)

Samuel R. Delany

The Jewels of Aptor is a 1962 science fantasy novel by Samuel R. Delany, his first published novel. It first appeared as an Ace Double F-173 together with Second Ending by James White. Later editions had a restored and revised text, as about a third of the text was originally …

16997. District and Circle

Seamus Heaney

District and Circle is a poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was published in 2006 and won the 2006 T. S. Eliot Prize, the most prestigious poetry award in the UK. The collection also won the Irish Times "Poetry Now Award". …

16999. Kolomsky Heights

Lionel Davidson

Kolymsky Heights is a thriller novel by Lionel Davidson.

17000. Crusader Gold

David Gibbins

Crusader Gold is an archaeological adventure novel by David Gibbins. First published in 2006, it is the second book in Gibbins' Jack Howard series. It has been published in more than 20 languages and was a New York Times bestseller.



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