The most popular books in English
from 17401 to 17600

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.

17402. Click

Milo Manara

Frigid rich bitch Claudia gets a little implant in the right spot with a remote control. Turn the knob and voila! She¹s a hot cauldron of unleashed lust!

17403. Behind the Door

Giorgio Bassani

A novel about a young Jewish boy's corruption by an opportunistic newcomer to his high school in Ferrara, Italy. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.

17404. Right you are

Paolo E. Balboni

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1934, Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello (1867–1936) explored such themes as the relativity of truth, the vanity and necessity of illusion, and the instability of human personality. In this famous play, an expressionistic parable set …

17405. 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 …

17406. 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Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan Wilder.The last of Wilder's works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 …

17407. 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.

17408. 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.

17411. 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.

17417. Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith

Gina B. Nahai

The first voice we hear in Gina B. Nahai's second novel is that of Lili, the grown daughter of a miraculous mother. When Lili was 5 and living in the Jewish ghetto of Tehran, her mother, Roxanna, "had grown wings, one night when the darkness was the color of her dreams, and …

17419. 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 …

17420. 62: A Model Kit

Julio Cortazar

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

17421. The Decameron

Giovanni Boccaccio

The Decameron, subtitled Prince Galehaut, is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio. The book is structured as a frame story containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men sheltering in a secluded villa just …

17424. 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. …

17425. 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.

17427. 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 …

17433. 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 …

17434. 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.

17435. 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.

17437. 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, …

17438. 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 …

17439. 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 …

17442. 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 …

17443. 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 …

17445. 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 …

17446. 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 …

17447. 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, …

17452. 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.

17453. Ghost Legion (Star of the Guardian #4)

Margaret Weis

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

17454. 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 …

17457. BATTLESTATIONS (Star Trek, No 31)

Diane Carey

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

17460. King Leary

Paul Quarrington

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

17461. 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.

17462. Fulgrim

Ralph Sander

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 …

17466. Inne pieśni

Jacek Dukaj

Inne pieśni is a novel written in 2003 by Jacek Dukaj, Polish science fiction writer and published in Poland by Wydawnictwo Literackie. The novel is a mixture of fantasy, alternate history and science fiction. The novel received the prime Polish award for sci-fi literature, …

17467. Extensa

Jacek Dukaj

Extensa is a novel written in 2002 by Jacek Dukaj, Polish science fiction writer and published in Poland by Wydawnictwo Literackie. The novel fits in the hard science fiction genre, describing a post-singularity society, where some humans have evolved further while others chose …

17470. 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 …

17474. 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' …

17476. Why We Get Fat

Gary Taubes

What’s making us fat? And how can we change? Building upon his critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, bestselling author Gary Taubes revisits these urgent questions. Taubes reveals the bad nutritional science of the last …

17478. (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.

17480. The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels)

Elena Ferrante

Soon to be an HBO series, the follow-up to My Brilliant Friend in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted family epic by Italy’s most beloved and acclaimed writer, Elena Ferrante, …

17483. Hiero's journey : a romance of the future

Sterling E. Lanier

Hiero's Journey is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by American writer Sterling Lanier first published in 1973. The novel follows the adventures of a priest by the name of Per Hiero Desteen as he explores the mutant-infested wilderness of Canada and North America five …

17484. Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego

Sigmund Freud

Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego is a work of Sigmund Freud from the year 1921. In this monograph, Freud describes psychological mechanisms at work within mass movements. A mass, according to Freud, is a "temporary entity, consisting of heterogeneous elements that …

17485. The Verificationist

Donald Antrim

The Verificationist is a 2000 novel by American author Donald Antrim. The novel follows the conversations, fantasies, and the emotionally dissociated states of a group of psychoanalysts gathered during a nocturnal pancake supper. The narrator’s predilection for starting food …

17486. The mind parasites : the supernatural, metaphysical …

Colin Wilson

The Mind Parasites is a science fiction horror novel by author Colin Wilson. It was published by Arkham House in 1967 in an edition of 3,045 copies. It was Wilson's first and only book published by Arkham House. The book is based on H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos.

17488. Crito

Plato

Crito is a dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. It is a conversation between Socrates and his wealthy friend Crito regarding justice, injustice, and the appropriate response to injustice. Socrates thinks that injustice may not be answered with injustice, and refuses …

17489. Kingdom of Summer (Arthurian trilogy 2)

Gillian Bradshaw

Kingdom of Summer is the second book in a trilogy of fantasy novels written by Gillian Bradshaw. The novel tells of the ascendancy of King Arthur and the planting of the seeds of his downfall. The tale is recounted by Rhys ap Sion, a Dumnonian farmer who becomes the servant of …

17490. HEAVEN MAKERS (Del Rey Books)

Frank Herbert

The Heaven Makers is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert. It was originally serialized in Amazing Stories magazine in 1967.

17491. If Death Ever Slept

Rex Stout

If Death Ever Slept is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1957 and collected in the omnibus volume Three Trumps.

17493. The Way Some People Die (Lew Archer 3)

Ross Macdonald

The Way Some People Die is a detective mystery written in 1951 by Ross Macdonald, the third book featuring his private eye, Lew Archer.

17494. The FUTURE AND ITS ENEMIES: The Growing Conflict …

Virginia Postrel

The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress is a 1998 book by Virginia Postrel where she describes the growing conflict in post-Cold War society between "dynamism" – marked by constant change, creativity and exploration in the …

17495. The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

Erich Fromm

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness is a book written by Erich Fromm.

17496. After the Fall

Arthur Miller

After the Fall is a play by the American dramatist Arthur Miller. The original performance opened in New York City on January 23, 1964, directed by Elia Kazan and starring Barbara Loden and Jason Robards, Jr., along with Ralph Meeker and an early appearance by Faye Dunaway. …

17498. Rising '44

Norman Davies

Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw is a history book about the Warsaw Uprising, written by the English historian Norman Davies. One controversy about this book is that Davies consciously anglicised most of proper names in the book in order to bring its reality closer to the …

17499. The Way Between the Worlds

Ian Irvine

The Way Between the Worlds is the fourth novel in The View from the Mirror quartet, by Ian Irvine.

17500. Critical Path

Buckminster Fuller

Critical Path is a book written by US author and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller with the assistance of Kiyoshi Kuromiya. First published in 1981, it is alongside Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth one of Fuller's best-known works. Vast in its scope, it describes Fuller's own …

17502. Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories

John Updike

Pigeon Feathers is an early collection of short stories by John Updike, published in 1962. It includes the stories "Wife-Wooing" and "A&P", which have both been anthologized.

17505. Behind the lines

W. E. B. Griffin

Behind the lines is a book published in 1996 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

17506. The family nobody wanted

Helen Doss

The Family Nobody Wanted is a 1954 memoir by Helen Doss. It retells the story of how Doss and her husband Carl, a Methodist minister, adopted twelve children of various ethnic backgrounds besides White Americans. The couple appeared on a 1954 episode of You Bet Your Life with …

17507. The Shadow Sorceress : The Spellsong Cycle

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Shadow Sorceress is a book published in 2001 that was written by L.E Modesitt Jr.

17508. Gradisil

Adam Roberts

Gradisil is an epic space opera of family revenge and the birth of a nation. Not very long from now, if you are wealthy, space can be yours, space to grow. New technology has seeded a rebirth of the pioneer spirit. A new breed of adventurer has slipped the bonds of gravity and …

17512. The Medusa Frequency

Russell Hoban

The Medusa Frequency is a 1987 novel by Russell Hoban. Written in a lyrical, often magic realist style, it crosses a number of genres including comedy and fantasy without fitting easily into any. Its themes include loss, fidelity, mythology, perception and creativity.

17513. Mr. Bliss

J. R. R. Tolkien

Mr. Bliss is a children's picture book by J. R. R. Tolkien, published posthumously in book form in 1982. One of Tolkien's least-known short works, it tells the story of Mr. Bliss and his first ride in his new motor-car. Many adventures follow: encounters with bears, angry …

17516. Red Iron Nights: A Garrett. P.I.

Glen Cook

Red Iron Nights is the sixth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

17517. The Book of Lies

James Moloney

The Book of Lies, is the first fantasy novel by Australian novelist James Moloney, who has written more than thirty books, most of them realistic fiction for children. Published in 2004, the fantasy novel is set in a land known as Elster and tells of the story of the main …

17518. Neighbors : The Destruction of the Jewish Community …

Jan T. Gross

Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland is a 2001 book by Princeton University historian Jan T. Gross exploring the July 1941 Jedwabne massacre committed against Polish Jews in the Jedwabne village in Nazi-occupied Poland by their non-Jewish …

17520. Tarzan alive

Philip José Farmer

Tarzan Alive: A Definitive Biography of Lord Greystoke is a fictional biography by Philip José Farmer, presenting the life story of Edgar Rice Burroughs' literary hero Tarzan as if he were a real person. It was first published in hardcover by Doubleday in 1972, with a paperback …

17523. Vampire Zero: A Gruesome Vampire Tale

David Wellington

Vampire Zero is a 2008 vampire novel written by David Wellington.

17526. The spider's house

Paul Bowles

Set in Fez, Morocco, during that country's 1954 nationalist uprising, The Spider's House is perhaps Paul Bowles's most beautifully subtle novel, richly descriptive of its setting and uncompromising in its characterizations. Exploring once again the dilemma of the outsider in an …

17528. Save Me the Waltz

Zelda Fitzgerald

Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2001 08 Pages: 256 in Publisher: Vintage Classics Zelda Fitzgerald was the 'first American Flapper' and this is her thinly veiled autobiography One of the great literary curios of the twentieth century Save Me the Waltz is the first and only …

17529. The Italian Girl

Iris Murdoch

Edmund has escaped from his family into a lonely life. He returns home for his mother's funeral and finds himself involved in the same awful problems he left behind, together with some new ones. He also rediscovers the eternal family servant, the ever-changing "Italian girl".

17530. The Sleepwalker

Robert Muchamore

The Sleepwalker is the ninth novel in the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. It was released in February 2008. The book features Lauren Adams and Jake Parker in the lead roles, investigating an airline crash that a mentally disturbed boy called Fahim claims was caused by his …

17531. Dandelion Fire

Nathan Wilson

Dandelion Fire is a 2009 children's fantasy novel by N. D. Wilson. It is the second installment in the 100 Cupboards trilogy, followed by The Chestnut King.

17532. The left-handed woman

Peter Handke

One evening, when Marianne and her husband, Bruno, are dining out together to celebrate his return from a business trip, Marianne listens to him speak and realizes suddenly yet finally that Bruno will leave her. Whether at that moment, or in years to come, she will be deserted. …

17536. Getting of Wisdom, The (Mercury House Neglected …

Henry Handel Richardson

The Getting of Wisdom is a novel by Australian novelist Henry Handel Richardson. It was first published in 1910, and has almost always been in print ever since.

17537. The Hugo Winners

Isaac Asimov

The Hugo Winners was a series of books which collected science fiction and fantasy stories that won a Hugo Award for Short Story, Novelette or Novella at the World Science Fiction Convention between 1955 and 1982. Each volume was edited by Isaac Asimov, who wrote the …

17540. The Gray Prince

Jack Vance

The Gray Prince is a science fiction novel by Jack Vance, first published in two parts in Amazing Science Fiction magazine with the title The Domains of Koryphon. Given that the novel's setting, the planet Koryphon, is integral to the plot, The Gray Prince may be said to belong …

17542. Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Acts of War

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Acts of War is a technothriller by Tom Clancy

17545. Roadkill

Helene Hegemann

Horrible lives are a godsend,' writes 16-year-old Mifti in her diary. Since the death of her mother, she has been living in Berlin in an increasingly dire state of disarray. Diagnosed as a 'pseudo stress-debilitated' problem child, she becomes enmeshed in the Berlin party scene, …

17548. Inez

Carlos Fuentes

Inez is a 2001 novel by the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes.

17551. Averno

Louise Gluck

Averno is Louise Glück's eleventh collection of poetry published in 2006 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It was a National Book Award Finalist for Poetry that year.

17552. I, Sniper

Stephen Hunter

I, Sniper is a novel by Stephen Hunter, published by Simon and Schuster in 2009. It is Hunter's sixth novel whose hero is Bob Lee Swagger, a U. S. Marine Corps sniper who first appears in Point of Impact which is partially set in the Vietnam War. It is tenth in order of …

17553. A posse of princesses

Sherwood Smith

A Posse of Princesses is a novel by Sherwood Smith.

17556. Monkey Grip

Helen Garner

Monkey Grip is a novel by Australian writer Helen Garner, her first published book. It initially received a mixed critical reception, but has now become accepted as a classic of modern Australian literature. A film based on the novel, also titled Monkey Grip, was released in …

17559. Ghosts

César Aira

Ghosts by César Aira was first published under the title Los fantasmas in 1990. Chris Andrews’ English translation was published by New Directions in 2009. It was nominated for the 2010 Best Translated Book Award shortlist.

17560. Journal of a Novel: The 'East of Eden' Letters

John Steinbeck

Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters is a series of letters written by John Steinbeck to his friend and editor Pascal Covici, in parallel with the first draft of his longest novel. The letters were written between January, 29- October 31, 1951. They were not meant for …

17561. Crusade

Robyn Young

Crusade is a novel by Robyn Young set during the end of the ninth and final crusade. It was first published by Dutton in 2007.

17563. Star wars : Luke Skywalker and the shadows of Mindor

Matthew Stover

Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor is a standalone novel that chronicles the Battle of Mindor, a fictional event in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. The novel was written by Matthew Stover, and was released in December 2008. The novel is set shortly after Return of the …

17564. Tono-Bungay

Herbert George Wells

Tono-Bungay /ˌtɒnoʊˈbʌŋɡi/ is a realist semiautobiographical novel written by H. G. Wells and published in 1909. It has been called "arguably his most artistic book".

17566. Days Between Stations

Steve Erickson

Days Between Stations is the first novel by Steve Erickson. Upon publication in 1985 it received notable praise from Thomas Pynchon and has been cited as an influence by novelists such as Jonathan Lethem and Mark Z. Danielewski. It has been translated into French, Italian, …

17567. Torch of Freedom

David Weber

Torch of Freedom is a science fiction novel by American writers David Weber and Eric Flint, published on November 3, 2009. It is the second book in the Wages of Sin series which runs parallel to the main Honor Harrington series. It is the sequel to the 2003 novel Crown of …

17570. The Healthy Dead

Steven Erikson

The Healthy Dead is a novella by Canadian author Steven Erikson, set in the world of his Malazan Book of the Fallen epic fantasy series. It continues the story line of Bauchelain, Korbal Broach and Emancipor Reese, three characters who had a cameo appearance in the novel …

17571. Letters to Milena

Franz Kafka

Letters to Milena is a book collecting some of Franz Kafka's letters to Milena Jesenská from 1920 to 1923.

17574. The Aware

Glenda Larke

The Aware is the first book in The Isles of Glory by Glenda Larke, in the style of an interview that took place much later than the events in the book. The Aware was a finalist in the 2003 Aurealis Awards fantasy division.

17575. Three Novels: The Bluest Eye, Beloved, and Jazz

Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye is a 1970 novel by American author Toni Morrison. It is Morrison's first novel and was written while she was teaching at Howard University and raising her two sons on her own. The story is about a year in the life of a young black girl named Pecola who develops an …

17580. The Man Without Qualities

Robert Musil

The Man Without Qualities is an unfinished novel in three books by the Austrian writer Robert Musil, considered one of the most significant European novels of the twentieth century. The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's …

17582. The Midnight Tour

Richard Laymon

The Midnight Tour is a 1998 horror novel by American author Richard Laymon, originally released by Feature Publishing. It is the third chapter in the author's "Beast House Chronicles" series, preceded by The Cellar in 1980 and The Beast House in 1986, and followed in 2001 by the …

17583. The testament

Eric Van Lustbader

The Testament is a 2006 thriller novel by Eric Van Lustbader.

17584. Spinsters in Jeopardy

Ngaio Marsh

Spinsters in Jeopardy is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the seventeenth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1954. The novel takes place in the countryside of France, where Alleyn is vacationing with Agatha Troy, now his wife, and their son …

17585. The business of dying

Simon Kernick

The Business of Dying is a novel written by Simon Kernick. His first novel, Kernick introduces the character Dennis Milne who becomes the lead character in several novels. The story is a crime thriller which follows Milne, a full-time police officer and part-time hitman whose …

17590. Islandia

Austin Tappan Wright

Islandia is a classic novel of utopian fiction by Austin Tappan Wright, a U. C. Berkeley Law School Professor. Written as a hobby over a long period, it was posthumously edited down by a third by his wife and daughter, and first published in hardcover by Farrar & Rinehart in …

17592. Hospital Station

James White

Hospital Station is a 1962 science fiction book by author James White and is the first volume in the Sector General series. The book collects together a series of five short stories previously published in New Worlds magazine between 1957 and 1960.

17593. Pellucidar (Bison Frontiers of Imagination S.)

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Pellucidar is a 1915 fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the second in his series about the fictional "hollow earth" land of Pellucidar. It first appeared as a four-part serial in All-Story Weekly from May 8–29, 1915. It was first published in book form in hardcover by A. C. …

17594. Green for Danger (The Best Mysteries of All Time)

Christianna Brand

Green for Danger is a popular 1944 detective novel by Christianna Brand, praised for its clever plot, interesting characters, and wartime hospital setting. It was made into a 1946 film which is regarded by film historians as one of the greatest screen adaptations of a Golden Age …

17595. White Bicycles

Joe Boyd

White Bicycles – Making Music in the 1960s is the memoir of music producer Joe Boyd. It is published by Serpent's Tail. A companion CD of music he had produced in the 1960s and associated with the book was published by Fledg'ling Records at the same time. The title refers to the …

17596. Cagebird

Karin Lowachee

Cagebird is a science fiction novel by Canadian author Karin Lowachee. It was published by Warner Aspect in 2005, as the third book in the Warchild Universe. Cagebird was the winner of the Prix Aurora Award and the Gaylactic Spectrum Award in 2006.

17598. Salvad

Joan Didion

Salvador is a 1983 book-length essay by Joan Didion on American involvement in El Salvador.

17599. Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth and Violence at the …

Alvin Toffler

Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century is the third book in a trilogy written by the futurist Alvin Toffler, following on from Future Shock and The Third Wave. The hardcover first edition was published October 1, 1990. ISBN 0-553-05776-6.

17600. Reef

Romesh Gunesekera

Reef is a love story set in a spoiled paradise. It is told by Trtion, who at the age of eleven goes to work as a houseboy to Mister Salgado, a marine biologist obsessed by swamps, sea movements and the island's disappearing reef. Triton learns to polish silver; to mix a love …



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