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.

17201. Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

Simone de Beauvoir

Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre is a 1981 book written by Simone de Bauvoir.

17202. Montauk

Max Frisch

Montauk is a story by Swiss writer Max Frisch. It first appeared in 1975 and takes an exceptional position in Frisch's work. While fictional stories previously served Frisch for exploring the possible behavior of his protagonists, in Montauk, he tells an authentic experience: a …

17203. Pigeons on the Grass

Wolfgang Koeppen

Here is an English translation of a post-war German classic. The events of the novel take place during the course of a single day in an unnamed city in occupied Germany where the endless drone of allied planes overhead increases the already heightened tension. Throughout this …

17204. Strong as Death

Guy de Maupassant

Broad daylight streamed down into the vast studio through a skylight in the ceiling, which showed a large square of dazzling blue, a bright vista of limitless heights of azure, across which passed flocks of birds in rapid flight. But the glad light of heaven hardly entered this …

17205. Memoirs of an Anti-semite

Gregor von Rezzori

This is a European classic. Set in Rumania, Austria, Germany and Italy between the last century's world wars, this is a novel of great beauty about men and the histories that define them. Our hero tells of his childhood: his passion for hunting, his love of the wild landscape of …

17206. Dungeon, Zenith Vol. 2: The Barbarian Princess

Lewis Trondheim

Herbert’s fictitious Princess in distress to lure more hapless warriors to the Dungeon turns out to be all too real and quite a handful!

17207. Bloody Streets of Paris

Jacques Tardi

The Bloody Streets of Paris is a classic detective story set against the Nazi occupation of Paris. Newly discharged from a WWII prisoner of war camp, Nestor Burma finds himself unraveling a convoluted mystery surrounding the death of an associate. The fast-paced, tightly plotted …

17208. Tartarin of Tarascon

Alphonse Daudet

Tartarin of Tarascon is an 1872 novel written by the French author Alphonse Daudet.

17210. The Passport

Herta Müller

From the winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature!“[The Passport] has the same clipped prose cadences as Nadirs, this time applied to evoke the trapped mentality of a man so desperate for freedom that he views everything through a temporal lens, like a prisoner staring at a …

17211. The chairs

Martin Crimp

In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories. With brilliant eccentricity, Ionesco's 'tragic farce' combines a comic portrait of human folly with a magical experiment in theatrical possibilities.

17213. On late style

Edward Said

In this fascinating book, Edward Said looks at the creative contradictions that often mark the late works of literary and musical artists. Said shows how the approaching death of an artist can make its way into his work, examining essays, poems, novels, films, and operas by such …

17214. Force of circumstance

Simone de Beauvoir

Force if circumstance is a 1963 book written by Simone de Beauvoir.

17216. Angélique, the Marquise of the Angels

Anne Golon

Angélique, the Marquise of the Angels is a 1956 novel by Anne Golon & Serge Golon, the first novel in Angélique series. Inspired by the life of Suzanne de Rougé du Plessis-Bellière, known as the Marquise du Plessis-Bellière. Angélique's marriage to Jeoffrey de Peyrac is …

17223. The dark side of love

Rafik Schami

Spænder over et århundredes syrisk historie og fortæller samtidig om to klaners indbyrdes kamp gennem tre generationer.

17227. When I was mortal

Javier Marías

When I Was Mortal is a short story collection by the Spanish writer Javier Marías. It was translated into English by Margaret Jull Costa and published in the United States in 2002 by New Directions.

17229. America Day by Day

Simone de Beauvoir

Here is the ultimate American road book, one with a perspective unlike that of any other. In January 1947 Simone de Beauvoir landed at La Guardia airport and began a four-month journey that took her from one coast of the United States to the other, and back again. Embraced by …

17233. Jacques and his Master

Milan Kundera

Jacques and his Master is a play written in 1971 by Milan Kundera, which he subtitles "A Homage to Diderot in Three Acts". It was translated by Simon Callow in 1986 and directed by him in 1987.

17235. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

Matt Ridley

The Rational Optimist is a 2010 popular science book by Matt Ridley, author of The Red Queen. The book primarily focuses on the benefits of the innate human tendency to trade goods and services. Ridley argues that this trait is the source of human prosperity, and that as people …

17236. Poems

Hermann Hesse

Few American readers seem to be aware that Hermann Hesse, author of the epic novels Steppenwolf and Siddhartha, among many others, also wrote poetry, the best of which the poet James Wright has translated and included in this book. This is a special volume--filled with short, …

17244. No Highway

Nevil Shute

Theodore Honey is a shy, inconspicuous engineer whose eccentric interests are frowned upon in aviation circles. When a passenger plane crashes in Newfoundland under unexplained circumstances, Honey is determined to prove his unorthodox theory about what went wrong to his …

17247. The Colonizer and the Colonized

Albert Memmi

The Colonizer and the Colonized is a well-known nonfiction book of Albert Memmi, published in French in 1957 and in English at first in 1965. This work explores and describes the psychological effects of colonialism on colonized and colonizers alike. Dissecting the minds of both …

17250. The Chase of the Golden Meteor

Jules Verne

The Chase of the Golden Meteor is a novel by Jules Verne. It was one of the last novels written by the prolific French hard science fiction pioneer and was only published in 1908, three years after his death. It is one of seven such posthumous novels, many of which were …

17251. The Assignment

Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Der Auftrag is a 1986 novella by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt. The first English publication appeared in 1988, translated by Joel Agee. The experimental narrative is divided into twenty-four parts, each one a single sentence spanning many pages. In his forward to the …

17253. The Last Children of Schewenborn

Gudrun Pausewang

The Last Children of Schewenborn is a 1983 novel by Gudrun Pausewang, depicting life in Germany in the aftermath of a nuclear war. The story is fictional, but as the author states in the epilogue, Schewenborn, where the story takes place is modeled on the small town of Schlitz …

17254. The Bride of Lammermoor

Walter Scott

The Bride of Lammermoor is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, published in 1819. The novel is set in the Lammermuir Hills of south-east Scotland, and tells of a tragic love affair between young Lucy Ashton and her family's enemy Edgar Ravenswood. Scott indicated the plot …

17256. Socialism

Ludwig von Mises

Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis is a book by Austrian School economist and libertarian thinker Ludwig von Mises, first published in German by Gustav Fischer Verlag in Jena in 1922 under the title Die Gemeinwirtschaft: Untersuchungen über den Sozialismus. It was …

17257. Spinoza: Practical Philosophy

Gilles Deleuze

Spinoza: Practical Philosophy is a 1970 book by philosopher Gilles Deleuze, his last work published before his collaboration with psychoanalyst Félix Guattari on Anti-Oedipus; a revised and expanded edition was published in 1981 by Les Editions du Minuit. In the book, Deleuze …

17258. The Beggar

Naguib Mahfouz

The Beggar is a 1965 novella by Naguib Mahfouz about the failure to find meaning in existence. It is set in post-revolutionary Cairo during the time of Gamal Abdel Nasser.

17262. Agent of Vega

James H. Schmitz

Agent of Vega is a science fiction novel by James H. Schmitz, 1960. Like the Foundation series, it is a collection of stories that originally appeared separately in magazines. It was republished in 2001 as Agent of Vega & Other Stories. The tale began in 1949 as a longish …

17266. Star Trek Star Fleet Technical Manual

Franz Joseph

The Star Trek Star Fleet Technical Manual is a fiction reference book by Joseph Schnaubelt Franz, about the workings of Starfleet, a military, exploratory, and diplomatic organization featured in the television series, Star Trek. Although it is fiction, the book is presented as …

17273. They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam …

David Maraniss

They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967 is a book written by Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author David Maraniss, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2004 and won the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. It is also being made …

17281. The history of magic : including a clear and precise …

Eliphas Lévi

First published in 1913, this classic text is an invaluable source book on the history and practice of magic and occultism. The contents include: Magic of the Magi, Magic in Ancient Greece, the Kabalah, Primitive Symbolism, Mysticism, Oracles, Magical Monuments, Magic and …

17291. Lost and Found

Andrew Clements

Lost and Found is a children's novel written by Andrew Clements, first published in 2008. It is about two boys, Ray and Jay Grayson, who are identical twins, and have always wondered what it is like to be a single person rather than "one of the Grayson twins".

17292. The Girl with All the Gifts

M. R. Carey

NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING Melanie is a very special girl Dr Caldwell calls her our little genius Every morning Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class When they come for her Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the …

17294. Goodbye California

Alistair MacLean

Goodbye California is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1977.

17295. Big If

Mark Costello

Big if is the book written by Mark Costello.

17298. The dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins an illuminating …

Barbara Kerley

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: An Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer is a book written by Barbara Kerley and illustrated by Brian Selznick.

17299. A Book of Mediterranean Food

Elizabeth David

A Book of Mediterranean Food was an influential cookery book written by Elizabeth David in 1950, and published by John Lehmann. After years of rationing and wartime austerity, the book brought light and colour back to English cooking, with simple fresh ingredients. The book was …

17300. Philosophy & the Mirror of Nature (Paper Only)

Richard Rorty

Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature is a book by American philosopher Richard Rorty. It attempts to dissolve modern philosophical problems instead of solving them by presenting them as pseudo-problems that only exist in the language-game of epistemological projects culminating …

17301. My war : killing time in Iraq

Colby Buzzell

My War: Killing Time in Iraq is a 2005 book by Colby Buzzell recounting the author's November 2003 – January 2005 deployment of post-invasion Iraq in the U.S. Army. My War focuses on the down-to-earth experiences of a soldier, chronicling the daily life, absurdities and ennui in …

17302. Tek War, Volume 2

William Shatner

TekWar is a science fiction novel written by William Shatner and science fiction author Ron Goulart. It was first published by G. P. Putnam's Sons in October 1989. TekWar is the first of nine novels, which spawned a comic book and television series, a video game, and a TV movie.

17303. Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever

Ray Kurzweil

Fantastic Voyage: Live Long Enough to Live Forever, published in 2004, is a book authored by Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman. The basic premise of the book is that if middle aged people can live long enough, until approximately 120, they will be able to live forever—as humanity …

17304. Resident Evil: Caliban Cove (Resident Evil #2)

S. D. Perry

Resident Evil: Caliban Cove is a 1998 novel by S. D. Perry based on the Resident Evil series of video games.

17305. The Glory

Herman Wouk

The Glory is the sequel to The Hope written by American author Herman Wouk.

17308. Four for Tomorrow

Roger Zelazny

Four for Tomorrow is the first story collection by Roger Zelazny, published in paperback by Ace Books in 1967. British hardcover and paperback editions followed in 1969, under the title A Rose for Ecclesiastes. The first American hardcover was issued in the Garland Library of …

17309. Eyes of the Calculor

Sean McMullen

Eyes of the Calculor is a post-apocalyptic novel by Sean McMullen published in 2001. It is the third part of the Greatwinter trilogy.

17310. The Hidden Reality

Brian Greene

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos is a book by Brian Greene published in 2011 which explores the concept of the multiverse and the possibility of parallel universes. It has been nominated for the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books …

17312. The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories were published in the Strand Magazine in Great Britain, and Collier's in the United States.

17313. Edge Chronicles 7: Freeglader (The Edge Chronicles)

Paul Stewart

Freeglader is a children's fantasy novel by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell, first published in 2004. It is the seventh volume of The Edge Chronicles and the third of the Rook Saga trilogy; within the stories' own chronology it is the ninth novel, following the Quint Saga and …

17314. Gypsy Rizka

Lloyd Alexander

A moving, magical tale about a spunky girl from the award-winning author of the Chronicles of Prydain.Quick-witted, bright, and sassy, Rizka the Gypsy girl is involved with everything that is happening in Greater Dunitsa, including runaway lovers, floods, magical caves, and a …

17315. Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #55: Mystery of Crocodile …

Carolyn Keene

Mystery of Crocodile Island is the fifty-fifth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1978 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

17316. Garfield At Large: His First Book

Jim Davis

Garfield at Large: His First Book is the first compilation book of Garfield comic strips. The book was originally published by Ballantine Books in the United States in 1980 and the strips date from June 19, 1978 to January 22, 1979. This book introduced the "Garfield Format" to …

17317. The Dragon Masters

Jack Vance

The Dragon Masters is a science fiction novella by American author Jack Vance. It was first published in Galaxy magazine, August 1962, and in 1963 in book form, as half of Ace Double F-185. It won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 1963. The story describes a human society …

17318. The Breaks of the Game

David Halberstam

The Breaks of the Game is a 1981 sports book written by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter David Halberstam about the Portland Trail Blazers' 1979–1980 season. The Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team which plays in the National Basketball Association. Aside from a …

17319. Sons (Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck)

Pearl S. Buck

[Read by Adam Verner]The second installment in Pearl S. Buck's acclaimed Good Earth trilogy: the powerful story of three brothers whose greed will bring their family to the brink of ruin. Revolution is sweeping through China. Wang Lung is on his deathbed in the house of his …

17320. The Early Asimov (Vol. 2)

Isaac Asimov

The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying is a 1972 collection of short stories by Isaac Asimov. Each story is accompanied by commentary by the author, who gives details about his life and his literary achievements in the period in which he wrote the story, effectively …

17321. Collins Bird Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the …

Lars Svensson

The Collins Bird Guide is a field guide to the birds of the Western Palearctic. Its authors are Lars Svensson, Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterström and Peter J. Grant, and it is illustrated by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterström. It has been described as "undoubtedly the finest …

17322. Don't Call Me Ishmael

Michael Gerard Bauer

Don't Call Me Ishmael is a young adult novel by Australian author Michael Gerard Bauer. It is about Ishmael Leseur, a 14-year-old boy, and his experiences in Year Nine of school. It won the 2008 award for children's literature at Writers' Week, Australia's oldest writers' …

17323. Theophilus North

Thornton Wilder

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan Wilder.The last of Wilder's works published …

17324. Wild Nights!

Joyce Carol Oates

Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Samuel Clemens ("Mark Twain"), Henry James, Ernest Hemingway—Joyce Carol Oates evokes each of these American literary icons in her newest work of prose fiction, poignantly and audaciously reinventing the climactic events of their lives. In …

17325. Seawitch

Alistair MacLean

The tale of murder and revenge set on a remote oil rig, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.SEAWITCH The massive oil-rig is the hub of a great empire, the pride of its billionaire owner, Lord Worth, predatory and ruthless, has clawed his way to great wealth. Now, he …

17326. All Flesh Is Grass (Masters of Science Fiction)

Clifford D. Simak

A mysterious invisible barrier suddenly encloses a small, out-of-the-way American town. It's been put there by a galactic intelligence intent on imposing harmony and cooperation on the different peoples of the universe. But to the inhabitants, the barrier evokes stark terror.

17329. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

J. K. Rowling

"The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be …

17330. Any old iron

Anthony Burgess

Any Old Iron, Anthony Burgess's epic updating of the Excalibur legend, was published in 1989. Among the historical figures fictionalized in the novel are Chaim Weizmann, A. J. Cronin, Winston Churchill, Éamon de Valera, Anthony Eden and Joseph Stalin. The novel is arguably one …

17331. Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower

William Blum

Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower is a book by William Blum first published in 2000. The 3rd revision updates events covered in the book to the year 2005. It examines and criticizes United States foreign policy during and following the Cold War. The book's …

17332. The Zebra-Striped Hearse: A Lew Archer Novel

Ross Macdonald

The Zebra-Striped Hearse is a detective mystery written in 1962 by Ross Macdonald, the tenth book featuring his private eye, Lew Archer.

17333. Meaning of Things

A. C. Grayling

The Meaning of Things: Applying Philosophy to Life, published in the U.S. as Meditations for the Humanist: Ethics for a Secular Age, is a book by A. C. Grayling. First published in 2001, the work offers popular treatments of philosophical reasoning, weaving together ideas from …

17335. Down These Mean Streets

Piri Thomas

Down These Mean Streets is a memoir by Piri Thomas, a Latino of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent who grew up in El Barrio, a section of Harlem that has a large Puerto Rican population. The book follows Piri as he goes through the first few decades of his life, lives in poverty, …

17336. The Young Lions

Irwin Shaw

The Young Lions was published in 1949, from which a 1958 feature film of the same name was based on.

17338. Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, And Emo

Andy Greenwald

Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers and Emo is a book by Andy Greenwald, a senior contributing writer at Spin magazine, published in November 2003 by St. Martin's Press. The title Nothing Feels Good is taken from an album by The Promise Ring, a representative band of the …

17339. Mr. Monk Goes to Hawaii (Monk The All-New Mystery …

Lee Goldberg

Mr. Monk Goes to Hawaii is the second novel based on the Monk television series. It was written in 2006 by Lee Goldberg.

17340. The Ethics of Liberty

Murray Rothbard

The Ethics of Liberty is a 1982 book by American economist and historian Murray N. Rothbard.

17342. Lilith: A Snake in the Grass

Jack L. Chalker

Lilith: A Snake in the Grass is a 1981 science fiction novel by American writer Jack L. Chalker. It is the first book in his Four Lords of the Diamond series.

17343. The Collapsium (Queendom of Sol 1)

Wil McCarthy

The Collapsium is a 2000 hard science fiction novel by Wil McCarthy, the first in the Queendom of Sol series. The first section of the novel is based on McCarthy's short story "Once Upon a Matter Crushed", which was a Sturgeon Award finalist. A reviewer stated McCarthy used …

17344. Big Red Tequila (Tres Navarre #1)

Rick Riordan

Big Red Tequila is the first novel in Rick Riordan's prizewinning series Tres Navarre and his first ever published book. It is a fast-paced crime story about an unusually talented and flawed hero, Jackson "tres" Navarre, a third generation Texan. Tres has a PhD from Berkeley in …

17345. Emily of New Moon

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Emily of New Moon is the first in a series of novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery about an orphan girl growing up in Canada. It is similar to the author's Anne of Green Gables series. It was first published in 1923.

17346. Escape from Hell

Jerry pournel Larry niven

Escape from Hell is a fantasy novel written by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle. It is a sequel to Inferno, the 1976 Hugo Award- and Nebula Award-nominated book by the same authors. It was released on February 17, 2009. The novel continues the story of deceased science fiction …

17348. Winter and Night (A Bill Smith

S. J. Rozan

Winter and Night is a book by S. J. Rozan.

17350. Tietam Brown

Mick Foley

Tietam Brown is wrestler Mick Foley's first novel, published in 2003.

17351. The Interior: A Red Princess Mystery

Lisa See

“See paints a fascinating portrait of a complex and enigmatic society, in which nothing is ever quite as it appears, and of the people, peasant and aristocrat alike, who are bound by its subtle strictures.”–San Diego Union-TribuneWhile David Stark is asked to open a law office …

17352. Something Upstairs : A Tale of Ghosts

Avi

Something Upstairs is a young adult historical thriller fiction novel written by Avi first published in 1988. It concerns a 12-year-old boy named Kenny Huldorf who has moved to a new area and discovers a ghost, Caleb, in his room. Caleb was the slave of a previous owner of the …

17353. BATTLESTATIONS (Star Trek, No 31)

Diane Carey

Battlestations! is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Diane Carey.

17354. 62: A Model Kit

Julio Cortazar

62: A Model Kit is a novel by Julio Cortázar published in 1968.

17356. The Sterkarm Handshake

Susan Price

The Sterkarm Handshake is a young-adult science fiction novel by Susan Price, published by Scholastic UK in 1998. It features time travel between 21st-century and 16th-century Britain and conflict between FUP and the Sterkarms, a modern corporation and a Scottish clan. Price won …

17357. Starlight Barking (Wyatt Book)

Dodie Smith

The Starlight Barking is a 1967 children's novel by Dodie Smith. It is a sequel to the 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians. Although The Hundred and One Dalmatians has been adapted into two films, and each version has a sequel film, neither sequel film has any connection …

17358. The Hobbit : A Graphic Novel

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a fantasy novel and children's book by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for the Carnegie Medal and awarded a prize from the New York Herald Tribune for best …

17362. King Leary

Paul Quarrington

King Leary is a novel by Canadian humorist Paul Quarrington, published in 1987 by Doubleday Canada.

17363. Unknown Man #89

Elmore Leonard

Unknown Man #89 is a crime novel written by Elmore Leonard, published in 1977, just after his novel Swag, and preceding The Hunted. It is a sequel to The Big Bounce.

17364. Philosophy and Social Hope

Richard Rorty

Philosophy and Social Hope is a 1999 book written by philosopher Richard Rorty and published by Penguin. The book is a collection of cultural and political essays intended to reach a wider audience and, like his previous books, it presents Rorty's own version of pragmatism. …

17365. Out of This Furnace

Thomas Bell

Out of This Furnace is a historical novel and the best-known work of the American writer Thomas Bell. It was first published in 1941 by Little, Brown and Company.

17366. The Great Ghost Rescue

Eva Ibbotson

The Great Ghost Rescue is a children's novel authored by Eva Ibbotson. It was published by Macmillan in 1975. The story deals with a ghost called Humphrey the Horrible. A film adaptation of the novel debuted in 2011.

17367. Down and Dirty

George Martin

Down and Dirty is the fifth book in the Wild Cards anthology series, set in the same shared universe as the other Wild Cards novels and collections. It was edited by George R. R. Martin. The stories in this volume tell of the events in New York City involving two outbreaks; the …

17368. The End of the Third Age

J. R. R. Tolkien

The End of the Third Age is a book written by J. R. R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien.

17369. Count Brass: The First Book of the Chronicles of …

Michael Moorcock

Count Brass is a book published in 1973 that was written by Michael Moorcock.

17370. Fulgrim

Graham McNeill

Book five in the New York Times bestselling series Under the command of the newly appointed Warmaster Horus, the Great Crusade continues. Fulgrim, Primarch of the Emperor’s Children, leads his warriors into battle against a vile alien foe, unaware of the darker forces that have …

17372. Up the line

Robert Silverberg

Up the Line is a time travel novel by American science fiction author Robert Silverberg. The plot revolves mainly around the paradoxes brought about by time travel, though it is also notable for its liberal dosage of sex and humor. It was nominated for a Nebula Award for Best …

17374. One for the Morning Glory

John Barnes

One For the Morning Glory is a fantasy novel by John Barnes, published 1996. It is a fairy tale where the characters know that they are in a fairy tale. The novel has a humorous tone similar to William Goldman's The Princess Bride — quite different from Barnes' usual science …

17375. The Art of Computer Programming

Donald Knuth

The Art of Computer Programming is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth that covers many kinds of programming algorithms and their analysis. Knuth began the project, originally conceived as a single book with twelve chapters, in 1962. The first three of what was …

17376. When God Writes Your Love Story

Leslie Ludy

When God Writes Your Love Story: The Ultimate Approach to Guy/Girl Relationships is a 1999 book by Eric and Leslie Ludy, an American married couple. After becoming a bestseller on the Christian book market, the book was republished in 2004 and then revised and expanded in 2009. …

17377. The Value of Nothing

Raj Patel

"A deeply though-provoking book about the dramatic changes we must make to save the planet from financial madness."--Naomi Klein, author of The Shock DoctrineOpening with Oscar Wilde's observation that "nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing," …

17380. Shadows Of The Mind. A Search for the Missing …

Roger Penrose

Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness is a 1994 book by mathematical physicist Roger Penrose, and serves as a followup to his 1989 book The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds and The Laws of Physics. Penrose hypothesizes that: Human …

17382. Sky masters

Dale Brown

A novel based upon the possibility of China taking over the Philippines

17383. White Stag, The (Newbery Library, Puffin)

Kate Seredy

The White Stag is a children's book, written and illustrated by Kate Seredy. It won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature and received the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. The White Stag is a mythical retelling that follows the warrior bands of Huns and …

17384. Casey At the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in …

Ernest Thayer

Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 is a book written by Ernest Thayer and illustrated Christopher Bing.

17385. Farsala Trilogy #2: Rise of a Hero

Hilari Bell

Rise of a Hero is the 2005 fantasy novel which comprises the second book in the Farsala Trilogy by Hilari Bell.

17386. Raising Dragons

Bryan Davis

Raising Dragons is a book published in 2004 that was written by Bryan Davis.

17387. Love Letters

Katie Fforde

Phillida Horsley might have bitten off more than she can chew when she agrees to help organize a literary festival and finds herself going to Ireland to persuade the infamous and reclusive author Dermot Flynn to come out of hiding.From the Hardcover edition.

17388. Die a Little

Megan Abbott

How does a respectable young woman fall into Los Angeles' hard-boiled underworld? Shadow-dodging through the glamorous world of 1950s Hollywood and its seedy flip side, Megan Abbott's debut, Die a Little, is a gem of the darkest hue. This ingenious twist on a classic noir tale …

17389. (45)The Book of Fours (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Nancy Holder

The Book of Fours is an original novel based on the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

17390. Pense como um homem, aja como uma dama

Steve Harvey

Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man is a book by Steve Harvey which describes for women Harvey's concept of what men really think about love, relationships, intimacy and commitment. He writes: "The problem for all too many women who call in to my radio show, though, is that they …

17391. Toxic Bachelors

Danielle Steel

Toxic Bachelors is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in October 2005. The book is Steel's sixty-seventh novel.

17393. The Demon Apostle (The Demonwars Sage, Book 3)

R. A. Salvatore

The Demon Apostle is the third book in the first DemonWars Saga trilogy by R. A. Salvatore. The book is also the third out of seven books in the combined DemonWars Saga.

17394. Drakon (The Draka series) (The Draka series)

S. M. Stirling

Drakon is the fourth novel in the alternate history series, The Domination by S. M. Stirling. The novel was released in the United States on January 1, 1996.

17395. Janissaries Clan and Crown

Jerry Pournelle

Janissaries is a novel by science fiction author Jerry Pournelle. It was originally published in 1979, and was illustrated by comic artist Bermejo. It is the first book of Pournelle's Janissaries series. The following books are Janissaries: Clan and Crown and Janissaries III: …

17396. Animators Survival Kit

Richard Williams

The Animator's Survival Kit: A Manual of Methods, Principles, and Formulas for Classical, Computer, Games, Stop Motion, and Internet Animators is a book by award-winning animator and director Richard Williams, about various aspects of animation. The book includes techniques, …

17397. Blonde Ambition (The A-List)

Zoey Dean

Blonde Ambition is the third novel in the A-List series by Zoey Dean. It was published in September 2004.

17398. The Battle of Jericho

Sharon Draper

The Battle of Jericho by Sharon M. Draper is a young adult novel. It is the first book in the Jericho trilogy. The book is set in high school and deals with the issues of peer pressure, acceptance, discrimination, and social interaction.

17399. Ghosts of Chance (High risk)

William S. Burroughs

Ghost of Chance is a novella by William S. Burroughs. The story was first published in 1991 in a special limited edition by the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art; this was followed by a mass market hardcover edition in 1995 by High Risk Books and a paperback …

17400. John Henry

Julius Lester

John Henry is a book written by Julius Lester and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.



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