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. The Maltese Falcon, The Thin Man, Red Harvest …

Dashiell; Polito Hammett, Robert

The Maltese Falcon is a 1929 detective novel by Dashiell Hammett, originally serialized in the magazine Black Mask beginning with the September 1929 issue. The story has been adapted several times for the cinema. The main character, Sam Spade, appears in this novel only and in …

17202. Nightwing (Rediscovery Books)

Martin Cruz Smith

Nightwing is a 1977 thriller novel by Martin Cruz Smith, who adapted it for a 1979 film with the same title directed by Arthur Hiller.

17203. Black Sun

Edward Abbey

Black Sun is a 1971 novel by Edward Abbey. The term "black sun" was used often in Abbey's work. He used it first in his second book, Fire on the Mountain to describe a sketch Billy makes after they discover someone has shot Billy's favorite horse, Rascal. He also uses it twice …

17206. Probability Sun (The Probability Trilogy #2)

Nancy Kress

Probability Sun is a 2001 science fiction novel by Nancy Kress, a sequel to her 2000 publication Probability Moon. It was followed in 2002 by Probability Space, which won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. The novel concerns a military expedition to the planet World, where …

17207. Deathwatch (Laurel Leaf Books)

Robb White

Deathwatch is an American 1972 novel written by Robb White. The book was awarded the 1973 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery from the Mystery Writers of America. Its plot features a skilled and successful hunter and lawyer, Madec, who receives a rare permit to shoot bighorn …

17208. Maverick

Ricardo Semler

Maverick! : The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler Maverick! is essentially the autobiography of a business as well as a businessman, Ricardo Semler, Chairman of Semco, one of Brazil’s largest conglomerates. First published in Brazil in …

17209. Cliffs

Olivier Adam

Etretat, Normandy. On the balcony of a hotel room, a man is keeping watch. His gaze is fixed on the cliffs from which his mother jumped to her death twenty years earlier. During the course of a single night, the narrator reflects on his life, searching for traces of his mother, …

17210. Democracy

Joan Didion

Democracy, Joan Didion's fourth novel, was published in 1984. Set in Hawaii and Southeast Asia at the end of the Vietnam War, the book tells the story of Inez Victor, wife of U.S. Senator and one-time presidential hopeful Harry Victor, and her enduring romance with Jack Lovett, …

17213. The Orchard on Fire

Shena Mackay

The Orchard on Fire is a 1995 novel, the best known work of British author Shena Mackay. It has been identified as one of the best novels of the 1990s.

17217. Out of the Dark

David Weber

The Galactic Hegemony has been around a long time, and it likes stability--the kind of stability that member species like the aggressive, carnivorous Shongairi tend to disturb. So when the Hegemony Survey Force encountered a world whose so-called "sentients"—"humans," they …

17220. The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in …

Eamon Duffy

The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, 1400–1580 is a work of history written by Eamon Duffy and published in 1992 by Yale University Press.

17223. Brokeback Mountain: story to screenplay

Annie Proulx

"Brokeback Mountain" is a short story by American author Annie Proulx. It was originally published in The New Yorker on October 13, 1997. The New Yorker won the National Magazine Award for Fiction for its publication of "Brokeback Mountain" in 1998. Proulx won an O. Henry Award …

17224. Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and …

William Russell Easterly

The Elusive Quest For Growth: Economists’ Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics is a 2001 book by World Bank development economist William Easterly. Upon its release, the book received acclaim from such figures as Bruce Bartlett, Robert Solow, and Paul Romer, and has since …

17226. Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the …

Valerie Plame Wilson

Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House is a memoir by Valerie Plame Wilson. Mrs. Wilson is the former covert CIA officer whose then-classified non-official cover identity as "Valerie Plame" was leaked to the press in July 2003, after her husband, former …

17227. The Eternal Champion (A Tale of The Enternal …

Michael Moorcock

The Eternal Champion is a fantasy novel by Michael Moorcock. First published in 1970, it is based on stories Moorcock published in Avillion and Science Fantasy. It is the first in a trilogy of books about the Eternal Champion in his incarnation as Erekosë. The sequels are …

17229. 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 …

17231. Wanderlust

Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is a romance novel by Danielle Steel. The book was originally published on June 1, 1986, by Dell Publications, receiving a short number of both positive and negative editorial reviews. The plot follows Audrey Driscoll, a fictional character, travelling from America to …

17232. Sketches By Boz: Illustrative of Every-Day Life and …

Charles Dickens

Sketches by "Boz," Illustrative of Every-day Life and Every-day People is a collection of short pieces Charles Dickens published as a book in 1836, with illustrations by George Cruikshank. The 56 sketches concern London scenes and people, and the whole work is divided into four …

17236. The concept of mind

Gilbert Ryle

The Concept of Mind is a 1949 book by philosopher Gilbert Ryle that has been seen as a founding document in the philosophy of mind, which received professional recognition as a distinct and important branch of philosophy only after 1950. The Concept of Mind argues that "mind" is …

17241. Living my life

Emma Goldman

Living My Life is the 993-page autobiography of Lithuanian-born anarchist Emma Goldman, published in two volumes in 1931 and 1934. Goldman wrote it in Saint-Tropez, France, following her disillusionment with the Bolshevik role in the Russian revolution. The text thoroughly …

17242. The IDIC Epidemic, Star Trek, No. 38

Jean Lorrah

The IDIC Epidemic is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Jean Lorrah. This novel is especially beloved by Star Trek fans because it provided a very gratifying explanation of why the Klingons seen in the original series have a very different appearance from the …

17244. The Monstrumologist

Rick Yancey

The Monstrumologist is a young adult horror novel by Rick Yancey. It received the 2010 Michael L. Printz Honor Award for excellence in young adult literature.

17245. The Lady Tasting Tea

David Salsburg

The Lady Tasting Tea: How Statistics Revolutionized Science in the Twentieth Century is a book by David Salsburg about the history of modern statistics and the role it played in the development of science and industry. The title comes from the "lady tasting tea", an example from …

17246. Family Album

Danielle Steel

Family Album is a 1985 romance novel by Danielle Steel. It was adapted into a 1994 TV miniseries starring Jaclyn Smith.

17248. Project 17

Laurie Faria Stolarz

High atop Hathorne Hill, near Boston, sits Danvers State Hospital. Built in 1878 and closed in 1992, this abandoned mental institution is rumored to be the birthplace of the lobotomy. Locals have long believed the place to be haunted. They tell stories about the unmarked graves …

17249. The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual …

Gardner Dozois

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual Collection is a science fiction anthology edited by Gardner Dozois that was published on June 23, 2009. It is the 26th in The Year's Best Science Fiction series.

17252. Invisible life

E. Lynn Harris

Invisible Life is a novel by American author E. Lynn Harris published in 1994. The plot follows an African American man's journey of sexual discovery, in which he realizes he is a homosexual. In 2010, the Los Angeles Times listed the novel as one of the top 20 "classic works of …

17253. Dodsworth

Sinclair Lewis

Dodsworth is a satirical novel by American writer Sinclair Lewis first published by Harcourt Brace & Company in March 1929. Its subject, the differences between US and European intellect, manners, and morals, is one that frequently appears in the works of Henry James.

17255. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Michael Chabon

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is a 2000 novel by Jewish American author Michael Chabon that won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2001. The novel follows the lives of two Jewish cousins before, during, and after World War II. They are a Czech artist named Joe …

17256. Frost & Fire

Roger Zelazny

Frost & Fire is a 288-page collection of short stories and essays by Roger Zelazny. It was printed in 1989 by William Morrow.

17258. Medusa. An Aurelio Zen Mystery. (Aurelio Zen Mystery)

Michael Dibdin

Medusa is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the ninth entry in the popular Aurelio Zen series.

17260. 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.

17263. The Glory

Herman Wouk

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

17264. 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 …

17265. 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.

17266. A Journey

Tony Blair

A Journey is a memoir by Tony Blair of his tenure as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Published in the UK on 1 September 2010, it covers events from when he became leader of the Labour Party in 1994 and transformed it into "New Labour", holding power for a party record …

17269. 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 …

17270. 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.

17271. A hetedik szint

Mordecai Roshwald

Level 7 is a 1959 science fiction novel by the American writer Mordecai Roshwald. It is told from the first person perspective of a modern soldier X-127 living in the underground military complex Level 7, where he is expected to reside permanently, fulfilling the role of …

17273. 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 …

17274. 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 …

17276. 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.

17277. 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.

17280. 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 …

17281. 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.

17282. Ghost Legion (Star of the Guardian #4)

Margaret Weis

Ghost legion is a fantasy novel published in 1993 that was written by Margaret Weis.

17283. 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 …

17284. 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.

17285. 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 …

17286. Winter and Night (A Bill Smith

S. J. Rozan

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

17288. Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin (Caldecott Honor Book)

Lloyd Moss

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin is a book written by Lloyd Moss and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman.

17289. Tietam Brown

Mick Foley

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

17292. King Leary

Paul Quarrington

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

17293. Sword of Chaos

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Sword of Chaos and Other Stories is an anthology of sword and planet short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in April, 1982.

17294. 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.

17295. 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.

17297. 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 …

17299. Lammas Night

Katherine Kurtz

Lammas Night is a fantasy novel by the American-born author Katherine Kurtz, first published in paperback by Ballantine Books in December 1983. The first hardcover edition was issued by Severn House in 1986.

17301. 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," …

17306. Sky masters

Dale Brown

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

17308. 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.

17311. 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.

17312. 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 …

17315. 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 …

17318. Darkside

Tom Becker

Darkside is a children's novel by Tom Becker, about a boy called Jonathan who discovers a world hidden in London; a world run by Jack the Ripper's family. Only the worst of the worst live here, and all too quickly Johnathan gets mixed up in a world full of murders, thieves and, …

17321. 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 …

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. And Never Said a Word

Heinrich Böll

And Never Said a Word is a novel by German author Heinrich Böll, published in 1953. The novel deals with the thoughts and actions of Fred and Käte Bogner, a married couple. Fred, feeling sick of the poverty of their house, has left her with their three children. They continue to …

17324. Patrick McLanahan, Book 2: Day of the Cheetah (1989)*

Dale Brown

Day of the Cheetah is a 1989 technothriller novel written by former US Air Force officer Dale Brown. It is part of Brown's Patrick McLanahan series of novels. A number of key characters were killed in Day of the Cheetah, only to reappear in later books, as when DotC was first …

17325. Forgotten God

Francis Chan

Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit, is a 2009 Christian book written by Francis Chan, the author of bestseller book Crazy Love. It is the second book written by Chan, and is co-authored with Danae Yankoski. This book was published by David C. Cook and …

17327. 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 …

17328. 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 …

17329. Counterattack ( Book 3 Counterattack)

W. E. B. Griffin

Counterattack is a book published in 1990 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

17330. 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.

17332. 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.

17334. 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.

17335. 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.

17336. 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.

17337. 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.

17338. 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. …

17339. Raising Dragons

Bryan Davis

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

17340. Cry wolf

Wilbur A. Smith

An action-packed adventure set in 1930s Africa from global bestseller Wilbur Smith “They recognised in each other that same restlessness that was always driving them on to new adventure, never staying long enough in one place or at one job to grow roots, unfettered by offspring …

17341. 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 …

17343. The end of education : redefining the value of school

Neil Postman

Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent, unifying "narrative" like those that inspired earlier generations. Instead, today's schools promote the false "gods" of economic utility, …

17344. In My Brother's Shadow

Anthea Bell

A renowned German novelist's memoir of his brother, who joined the SS and was killed at the Russian front. Uwe Timm was only two years old when in 1942 his older brother, Karl Heinz, announced to his family he had volunteered for service with an elite squadron of the German …

17345. 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 …

17346. 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 …

17347. Rock Crystal

Adalbert Stifter

Seemingly the simplest of stories—a passing anecdote of village life— Rock Crystal opens up into a tale of almost unendurable suspense. This jewel-like novella by the writer that Thomas Mann praised as "one of the most extraordinary, the most enigmatic, the most secretly daring …

17348. 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 …

17349. 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 …

17350. 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.

17351. Men of Men (Ballantyne Series #2)

Wilbur A. Smith

Men of Men is a novel by Wilbur Smith. It is set during the settlement of Rhodesia and the First Matabele War and climaxes with the Shangani Patrol.

17352. Aşk

Elif Shafak

17354. 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 …

17355. 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.

17356. Wonderful, Wonderful Times

Elfriede Jelinek

Wonderful, Wonderful Times is a novel by Austrian writer Elfriede Jelinek, published in 1980 by Rowohlt Verlag. It is Jelinek's fifth book. An English version, translated by Michael Hulse, was released in 1990 by Serpent's Tail. A film adaptation of the novel was released in …

17358. Heretics

G. K. Chesterton

Heretics is a collection of 20 essays originally published by G.K. Chesterton in 1905.

17360. The Ethics of Liberty

Murray Rothbard

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

17365. The Interior: A Red Princess Mystery

Lisa See

The Interior is the second novel in Lisa See's Red Princess series. The first is Flower Net and the third is Dragon Bones. In The Interior Chinese MPS inspector Liu Hulan and David Stark, an American attorney who loves her and is the father of her unborn child, try to find out …

17366. Angry Hills, The

Leon Uris

The Angry Hills is a novel written by the American novelist Leon Uris. It was adapted into a motion picture by the same name in 1959. Michael "Mike" Morrison is an American author and recent widower who is in Greece during World War II to receive an inheritance. When everything …

17367. 62: A Model Kit

Julio Cortazar

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

17368. 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 …

17369. 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 …

17370. 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 …

17371. 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 …

17373. Max and Moritz

Wilhelm Busch

Max and Moritz is a German language illustrated story in verse. This highly inventive, blackly humorous tale, told entirely in rhymed couplets, was written and illustrated by Wilhelm Busch and published in 1865. It is among the early works of Busch, nevertheless it already …

17374. 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. …

17375. 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 …

17376. 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.

17377. 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.

17378. 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 …

17379. 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 …

17384. Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious

Sigmund Freud

Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious is a book on the psychoanalysis of jokes and humour by Dr. Sigmund Freud, first published in 1905. In this work, Freud described the psychological processes and techniques of jokes, which he likened as similar to the processes and …

17385. 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 …

17386. The Ghost in the Machine

Arthur Koestler

The Ghost in the Machine is a 1967 book about philosophical psychology by Arthur Koestler. The title is a phrase coined by the Oxford philosopher Gilbert Ryle to describe the Cartesian dualist account of the mind–body relationship. Koestler shares with Ryle the view that the …

17388. 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.

17389. 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: …

17391. 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, …

17392. 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.

17393. 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 …

17395. Goodbye California

Alistair MacLean

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

17396. Big If

Mark Costello

Big if is the book written by Mark Costello.

17397. Uncle Tom's Children

Richard Wright

Uncle Tom's Children is a collection of short stories by African-American author Richard Wright, who is also the author of Black Boy, Native Son, and The Outsider. Uncle Tom's Children includes four short stories and was successful when it was first published in 1938. In 1940, …

17398. 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 …

17399. 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 …

17400. 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 …



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