The most popular books in English
from 16801 to 17000

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. High Windows (Faber Pocket Poetry)

Philip Larkin

High Windows is a collection of poems by English poet Philip Larkin, and was published in 1974 by Faber and Faber Limited. The readily available paperback version was first published in Britain in 1979. The collection is the last publication of new poetry by Larkin before his …

16802. Dawn

V. C. Andrews

Dawn was a 1990 novel started by V. C. Andrews and finished by Andrew Neiderman after her death. It is the first of five books in the Cutler series.

16803. Falling Woman

Pat Murphy

The Falling Woman is a 1986 contemporary psychological fantasy novel by Pat Murphy.

16804. Vicky Angel

Jacqueline Wilson

Vicky Angel is a children's book by Jacqueline Wilson, about a young girl's struggle with her grief over losing her best friend, Vicky. It was first published in 2000.

16805. M or F?

Chris Tebbetts

Frannie is desperate to get the attention of her crush, Jeffrey, but too shy to make a move. Frannie's gay best friend, Marcus, advises her to get the ball rolling by chatting with Jeffrey online, but Frannie won't type a word. Marcus takes over at the keyboard, and soon his …

16808. 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, …

16809. Equal Affections

David Leavitt

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

16810. Daughter of Hounds (Threshold, 4)

Caitlín R. Kiernan

They’re known as the Children of the Cuckoo. Stolen from their cribs and raised by ghouls, the changelings serve the creatures who rule the world Below and despise the world Above. Any human contact is strictly forbidden and punishment is swift and severe for those who disobey. …

16812. Interrupting Chicken

David Ezra Stein

Interrupting Chicken is a 2010 children's picture book written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein and published by, Candlewick Press. Interrupting Chicken was awarded the 2011 Caldecott Honourable Mention and a New York Times Bestseller.

16813. 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 …

16814. 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 …

16815. Nonviolence: 25 Lessons from the History of a …

Mark Kurlansky

Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea, first published as Nonviolence: Twenty-Five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea, is a book by Mark Kurlansky. It follows the history of nonviolence and nonviolent activism, focusing on religious and political ideals from …

16816. 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.

16817. Nancy Drew: The Crooked Banister

Carolyn Keene

The Crooked Banister is the forty-eighth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1971 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

16818. #44 - The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (Nancy Drew, …

Carolyn Keene

The Clue in the Crossword Cipher is the forty-fourth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1967 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

16820. Providence: The Story of a Fifty-Year Vision Quest

Daniel Quinn

Providence: The Story of a Fifty-Year Vision Quest is a book by Daniel Quinn, published in 1994, and written largely as an autobiography blended with additional philosophical reflections. It details how Quinn arrived at the ideas behind his 1992 novel Ishmael and articulates …

16821. 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.

16822. 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 …

16823. The Hawk's Gray Feather (A Book of the Keltiad: …

Patricia Kennealy

The Hawk's Gray Feather is a book published in 1990 that was written by Patricia Kennealy-Morrison.

16824. The Romance Of The Forest (Nonsuch Classics)

Ann Radcliffe

The Romance of the Forest is a Gothic novel by Ann Radcliffe that was first published in 1791. It combines an air of mystery and suspense with an examination of the tension between hedonism and morality. The novel was her first major, popular success, going through four editions …

16825. Solomon's song

Bryce Courtenay

Solomon's Song is the final novel in the Australian Trilogy by author Bryce Courtenay. It follows the novels, The Potato Factory and Tommo & Hawk, and was first published in 1999.

16827. Never End: A Chief Inspector Erik Winter Novel

Åke Edwadson

Never End is a crime novel by Swedish writer Åke Edwardson. It features his protagonist Inspector Erik Winter, who bucks the trend for Swedish detectives, being happily married, a new father, and supposedly the youngest Detective Inspector on the Swedish force. The novel was …

16828. The War Prayer

Mark Twain

"The War Prayer," a short story or prose poem by Mark Twain, is a scathing indictment of war, and particularly of blind patriotic and religious fervor as motivations for war. The structure of the work is simple: An unnamed country goes to war, and patriotic citizens attend a …

16829. The Sword of The Dawn

Michael Moorcock

The Sword of the Dawn is a novel by British author Michael Moorcock, and was first published in 1968. The novel is the third in Moorcock's four book The History of the Runestaff series, and the narrative follows on immediately from the preceding novel The Mad God's Amulet.

16830. Who censored Roger Rabbit?

Gary K. Wolf

Who Censored Roger Rabbit? is a mystery novel written by Gary K. Wolf in 1981, later adapted into the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

16831. The "Witches": Plays for Children

Roald Dahl

The Witches is a children's book by British author Roald Dahl, first published in London in 1983 by Jonathan Cape. The book, like many of Dahl's works, is illustrated by Quentin Blake. The story is partly set in Norway and partly in the United Kingdom, focusing on the …

16832. No greater love

Danielle Steel

No Greater Love is a novel by Danielle Steel. It tells a fictional story based on the true event of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

16833. The Castle of Adventure (Adventure Series) …

Enid Blyton

The Castle of Adventure is a popular children's book by Enid Blyton. It is the second book in The Adventure Series. The first edition of the book was illustrated by Stuart Tresilian.

16834. The heart of Midlothian (Rinehart editions)

Walter Scott

The Heart of Midlothian is the seventh of Sir Walter Scott’s Waverley Novels. It was originally published in four volumes on 25 July 1818, under the title of Tales of My Landlord, 2nd series, and the author was given as "Jedediah Cleishbotham, Schoolmaster and Parish-clerk of …

16835. 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 …

16836. 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 …

16838. Overload

Arthur Hailey

Overload is a novel by Arthur Hailey, concerning the electricity production industry in California and the activities of the employees and others involved with Golden State Power and Light, a fictional California public service company. The plot follows many of the issues of the …

16839. Killer Dolphin (Roderick Alleyn Mysteries)

Ngaio Marsh

Death at the Dolphin is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-fourth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1967. The plot centers on a glove once owned by Hamnet Shakespeare, on display at a newly renovated theater called the Dolphin; the …

16840. 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. …

16841. 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 …

16842. 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 …

16843. 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.

16844. 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 …

16845. Haunting, the

Margaret Mahy

The Haunting is a low fantasy novel for children written by Margaret Mahy of New Zealand and published in 1982, including a U.K. edition by J. M. Dent. Atheneum published the first U.S. edition in 1983. Mahy won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising …

16846. Stories we could tell

Tony Parsons

"Stories We Could Tell“ by Tony Parsons, published in 2005, is set on a single night in August 1977, the night Elvis Presley died. It focuses on the adventures of three men, Terry, Ray, and Leon, all writers for the fictional musical magazine “The Paper” in pre-Thatcherite …

16847. Ulverton 'A Masterpiece' Sunday Times

Adam Thorpe

Ulverton is the first novel by British author Adam Thorpe. The work recounts 300 years of history in the fictional village of Ulverton, stylistically representing the literary eras of the day. The novel won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize in 1992.

16849. Driving Blind

Ray Bradbury

Driving Blind is a 1997 short story collection by Ray Bradbury. All but four of the stories are original to this collection.

16850. 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.

16852. The Royal Family

William T. Vollmann

By the standards of the street, Henry Tyler is a good man, kind to hookers and the homeless, skilled at avoiding fights. He'd be the first to admit that his job as a private investigator is unsavory, and he turns away many prospective clients by suggesting that they may not want …

16853. 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 …

16856. 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 & …

16857. 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 …

16858. 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 …

16862. Race Against Time (CBC Massey Lectures Series) (CBC …

Stephen Lewis

Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa is a non-fiction book written by Stephen Lewis for the Massey Lectures. Lewis wrote it in early to mid-2005 and House of Anansi Press released it as the lecture series began in October 2005. Each of the book's chapters …

16863. Wren's War (Wren, 3)

Sherwood Smith

Wren's War is the final book in Sherwood Smith's initially published trilogy of Wren books. It is currently the final printed volume in the Wren Series, with the sequel, Wren Journeymage, available exclusively in electronic form. As with the prior two volumes, it is set in the …

16866. 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.

16867. Trauma

Patrick McGrath

Charlie Weir is a man who tackles other people's demons for a living. He has seen every kind of trauma during his years as a psychiatrist in New York.Yet he hasn't found a way of resolving his own conflicts, particularly the fatal mistake that caused his wife and daughter to …

16868. How to suppress women's writing

Joanna Russ

How to Suppress Women's Writing is a book by Joanna Russ, published in 1983. Written in the style of a sarcastic and irreverent guidebook, it explains how women are prevented from producing written works, not given credit when such works are produced, or dismissed or belittled …

16869. 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.

16871. The Jewel of Medina

Sherry Jones

The Jewel of Medina is a historical novel by Sherry Jones. It was scheduled for publication by Random House in 2008, but subsequently cancelled; it was subsequently announced that it would be published by Beaufort Books in the United States and by Gibson Square in the United …

16872. 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.

16873. 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.

16875. 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 …

16876. Zen ties

Jon J Muth

Zen Ties is a 2008 children's picture book by Jon J. Muth. The book is a follow-up to Zen Shorts, and a third book, Zen Ghosts, was released in September 2010.

16878. Resurrection day

Brendan DuBois

Resurrection Day is a novel written by Brendan DuBois in 1999. It is an alternate history where the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated to a full-scale war, the Soviet Union is devastated, and the USA has been reduced to a third-rate power, relying on Great Britain for aid. …

16879. MISSION TO MOULOKIN (icerigger)

Alan Dean Foster

Mission to Moulokin is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. It is the second entry in Foster's Icerigger Trilogy and is a part of his ever-growing series of books taking place within his Humanx Commonwealth.

16880. 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.

16882. Waiting for Godalming

Robert Rankin

Waiting for Godalming is the 22nd book by Robert Rankin. Its title parodies that of Samuel Becketts play Waiting For Godot. Waiting for Godalming tells the story of the ultimate murder case: God himself has been killed in a dark alley. Lazlo Woodbine, famous fifties private eye …

16883. Draken

Peter Dickinson

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

16884. Torture the Artist

Joey Goebel

Vincent Spinetti is the archetypal tortured artist—a sensitive young writer who suffers from alienation, parental neglect, poverty, depression, alcoholism, illness, nervous breakdowns, and unrequited love. However, he is unaware that these torments are due to the secret …

16887. 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 …

16888. A Garden of Earthly Delights (1967, 2003)

Joyce Carol Oates

A Garden of Earthly Delights is a novel by Joyce Carol Oates, published by Vanguard in 1967. It was her second book published and it inaugurated the so-called Wonderland Quartet. It was a finalist for the annual U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. A Garden sets out to explore …

16889. 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.

16890. Night Shift

Nora Roberts

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

16891. Clear light of day

Anita Desai

Clear Light of Day is a novel published in 1980 by Indian novelist and three-time Booker Prize finalist Anita Desai. Set primarily in Old Delhi, the story describes the tensions in a post-partition Indian family, starting with the characters as adults and moving back into their …

16892. The War Between the Tates

Alison Lurie

The War Between the Tates is a campus novel by Alison Lurie that takes place at an elite university during the upheavals of the late 1960s and gently and deftly skewers all sides in the turmoils and conflicts of that era — opposition to the Vietnam war, the start of the feminist …

16894. How I learned geography

Uri Shulevitz

How I Learned Geography, by Uri Shulevitz, is a fictional story recasting a childhood memory.

16895. 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 …

16896. 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.

16901. 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.

16902. 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 …

16903. 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.

16904. 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 …

16905. 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 …

16906. 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 …

16908. 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 …

16909. 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 …

16910. 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 …

16911. Doctor Is Sick

Anthony Burgess

"Fine, sly, rich comedy. . . "―The New York Times Book Review Dr. Edwin Spindrift has been sent home from Burma with a brain tumor. Closer to words than to people, his sense of reality is further altered by his condition. When he escapes from the hospital the night before his …

16912. 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 …

16913. 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 …

16915. Gambit

Rex Stout

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

16916. 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.

16918. 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 …

16919. 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.

16920. 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 …

16921. 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 …

16923. 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 …

16924. Tent of Miracles

Jorge Amado

Tent of Miracles is a Brazilian Modernist novel. It was written by Jorge Amado in 1967 and published the following year. It was later adapted to a 1977 Cinema Novo film by director/screenplay writer Nelson Pereira dos Santos. Tent of Miracles was written three years after the …

16925. 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 …

16926. 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.

16927. Into the Darkness

Harry Turtledove

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

16928. 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.

16929. 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.

16931. 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 …

16933. 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 …

16934. 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.

16935. 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.

16936. Simon the Coldheart: A Tale of Chivalry and Adventure

Georgette Heyer

Simon the Coldheart is a novel by Georgette Heyer

16937. 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.

16939. Bumblebee Flies Anyway, The

Robert Cormier

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

16940. 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 …

16941. 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 …

16942. 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.

16943. (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 …

16944. 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.

16945. 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". …

16947. 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.

16948. 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.

16949. 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 …

16950. The Oxford companion to food

Alan Davidson

The Oxford Companion to Food is an encyclopedia about food. It was edited by Alan Davidson and published by Oxford University Press in 1999. It was also issued in softcover under the name The Penguin Companion to Food. A second edition was edited by Tom Jaine and published in …

16951. 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. …

16952. The Werewolf

Aksel Sandemose

A novel of the tyranny of love over men and women and the unending trials of strength between good and evil in human nature. Its main characters are of heroic stature yet deeply flawed, moving against the backdrop of Norwegian society from World War I to the 1960s. Over the …

16953. Cluster Series #1: Cluster

Piers Anthony

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

16954. Daniel's Story

Carol Matas

Daniel's Story is a 1993 children's novel by Carol Matas, telling the story of a young boy's experiences in the Holocaust in World War II. It is honored at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. by means of an exhibit.

16955. 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 …

16956. 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.

16957. 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.

16958. The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System (Magic …

Bruce Degen

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!The fieldtrip to the planetarium is foiled when the museum turns out to be …

16959. The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell

Jorge Amado

The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell, is a 1959 Brazilian Modernist novella by Jorge Amado. In 2012, it was republished in English as The Double Death of Quincas Water-Bray.

16961. 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.

16963. Tarot #1 - God of Tarot

Piers Anthony

God of Tarot is a book published in 1979 that was written by Piers Anthony.

16964. 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 …

16965. 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.

16966. 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.

16967. The Assassins: A Radical Sect in Islam

Bernard Lewis

The Assassins: A Radical Sect in Islam is a book, first published in 1967, written by Middle-East historian Bernard Lewis, and published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. An updated edition was published by Oxford University Press in 1987, and another in 2002 by Basic Books.

16968. 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 …

16969. 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.

16970. 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.

16973. Baby and Child Care

Benjamin Spock

The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care written by Benjamin Spock, is a manual on infant and child care first published in 1946. The book, along with Dr. Spock, attained fame almost instantly, selling 500,000 copies in its first six months. By Spock’s death in 1998, over 50 …

16974. A Call to Arms

Alan Dean Foster

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

16975. Cachalot

Alan Dean Foster

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

16976. 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.

16977. 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.

16978. Vorpal Blade (Looking Glass) (Looking Glass) …

John Ringo

Vorpal Blade is a book published in 2007 that was written by Travis S. Taylor and John Ringo.

16979. 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 …

16981. Curious George Rides a Bike (Curious George)

H. A. Rey

Curious George Rides a Bike is a children's book written and illustrated by Margret Rey and H. A. Rey and published by Houghton Mifflin in 1952. It is the third book of the original Curious George series and tells the story of George's new bicycle and his experiences performing …

16982. 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.

16983. Blue Champagne

John Varley

Blue Champagne is a short story collection by John Varley.

16984. 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.

16985. 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.

16988. 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 …

16989. 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."

16990. 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 …

16991. 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.

16995. 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.

16996. The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions: The …

Mark Lewisohn

The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions is a book by Mark Lewisohn, first published in 1988 by Hamlyn, and executive produced by Norman Bates for the record company EMI. It gives a complete history of The Beatles' recording sessions, from 4 September 1962, shortly after the …

16997. 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 …



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