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.

18201. Crossed

Ally Condie

The highly anticipated second book in the Matched trilogy Chasing down an uncertain future Cassia makes her way to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky-taken by Society to his certain death-only to find that he has escaped into the majestic but treacherous canyons On this wild …

18202. Harmful to Minors

Judith Levine

Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children From Sex is a 2002 book by Judith Levine. The foreword was written by former United States Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, who resigned after suggesting that masturbation be destigmatized as a means of preventing young people …

18203. Uneasy Money

P. G. Wodehouse

Uneasy Money is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on March 17, 1916 by D. Appleton & Company, New York, and in the United Kingdom on October 4, 1917 by Methuen & Co., London. The story had earlier been serialised in the U.S in the Saturday …

18204. Fair Stood the Wind for France

H. E. Bates

Fair Stood the Wind for France is a novel written by English author H. E. Bates, it was first published in 1944 and was his first financial success. The title comes from the first line of Agincourt, a poem by Michael Drayton.

18205. Dreamsongs: A RRetrospective

George Martin

Dreamsongs: A RRetrospective is a career-spanning collection of George R. R. Martin's short fiction. It was first published in 2003 as a single volume hardcover from Subterranean Press under the title GRRM: A RRetrospective and debuted in Toronto at Torcon 3, the 63rd World …

18207. Jedi Twilight

Michael Reaves

Jedi Twilight is the first book in Michael Reaves' series Coruscant Nights, set in the Dark Times.

18208. Hemingway Adventure

Michael Palin

Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure is the book that Michael Palin wrote to accompany the BBC TV program Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure. This book, like the other books that Michael Palin wrote following each of his seven trips for the BBC, consists both of his text and of …

18209. The lottery

Beth Goobie

The Lottery is a 2002 novel by Canadian author Beth Goobie. The book was first published on October 1, 2002 through Orca Book Publishers.

18210. Eastern Approaches

Fitzroy Maclean

Eastern Approaches is an autobiographical account of the early career of Fitzroy Maclean. It is divided into three parts: his life as a junior diplomat in Moscow and his travels in the Soviet Union, especially the forbidden zones of Central Asia; his exploits in the British Army …

18213. The Insider: The Private Diaries of a Scandalous …

Piers Morgan

The Insider: The Private Diaries of a Scandalous Decade is a book written in diary form by Piers Morgan documenting his time as editor of the News of the World and Daily Mirror. It was serialised by the Daily Mail. Although the book is presented in diary form, many reviewers …

18215. Rumpole and the Golden Thread

John Mortimer

Rumpole and the Golden Thread is a 1982 collection of short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole. They were adapted from his scripts for the TV series of the same name. The stories were: "Rumpole and the Female of the Species" "Rumpole and the Genuine …

18216. The Keeper of the Isis Light

Monica Hughes

The Keeper of the Isis Light is a science fiction novel for young adults by Monica Hughes, published by Hamish Hamilton in 1980. It is the first of three books in the Isis series, or The Isis Trilogy in its omnibus edition. They are set in the distant future on the planet Isis, …

18217. Tik-Tok

John Thomas Sladek

Tik-Tok is a 1983 science fiction novel by John Sladek. It received a 1983 British Science Fiction Association Award.

18218. What Is Mathematics?

Richard Courant

What Is Mathematics? is a mathematics book written by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins, published in England by Oxford University Press. It is an introduction to mathematics, intended both for the mathematics student and for the general public. First published in 1941, it …

18219. Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus

Isaac Asimov

Lucky Starr and the Oceans of Venus is the third novel in the Lucky Starr series, six juvenile science fiction novels by Isaac Asimov that originally appeared under the pseudonym Paul French. The novel was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1954. Since 1972, reprints …

18221. Hearts and Bones

Margaret Lawrence

Hearts and Bones is a book written by Margaret Lawrence.

18222. Finnegans Wake

James Joyce

Finnegans Wake is a novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It is significant for its experimental style and reputation as one of the most difficult works of fiction in the English language. Written in Paris over a period of seventeen years, and published in 1939, two years before …

18223. Turn of the Century

Kurt Andersen

Turn of the Century is a bestselling novel by Kurt Andersen published in 1999.

18224. War Fever

J. G. Ballard

War Fever is a collection of short stories by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1990 by Collins. It includes: "War Fever" "The Secret History of World War 3" "Dream Cargoes" "The Object of the Attack" "Love in a Colder Climate" "The Largest Theme Park in the World" "Answers to a …

18225. Below the Root

Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Below the Root is a science fiction/fantasy novel by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, the first book in the Green Sky Trilogy. The 1984 videogame Below the Root is based on the book series.

18226. Thousand Pieces of Gold

Ruthanne McCunn

Thousand Pieces of Gold is an 1981 historical novel by Ruthanne Lum McCunn and based on the life of Polly Bemis, a 19th-century Chinese immigrant woman in the American Old West. The novel was adapted into a film of the same name stars Rosalind Chao, Chris Cooper, Dennis Dun and …

18227. Stick to Drawing Comics, Monkey Brain!

Scott Adams

Stick to Drawing Comics, Monkey Brain!: Cartoonist Ignores Helpful Advice is a book by Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert. The book consists of some of Adams' blog posts and entries. As there are many topics in the book, the content of the chapters jumps abruptly from one subject …

18228. Incest: From a Journal of Love

Anais Nin

Incest: From a Journal of Love: The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin is a 1992 non-fiction book by Anaïs Nin. It is a continuation of the diary entries first published in Henry and June: From the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin. It features Nin's relationships with writer Henry …

18229. Odalisque

Fiona McIntosh

Odalisque is a 2005 fantasy novel by Fiona McIntosh and the first in the Percheron series.

18230. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex*

David Reuben

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) is a book by U.S. physician David Reuben. It was one of the first sex manuals that entered mainstream culture in the 1960s, and it had a profound effect on sex education and in liberalizing attitudes …

18231. The Sky Is Falling

Kit Pearson

The Sky is Falling is a young adult novel written by Kit Pearson in 1989. It is the first novel in the Guests of War trilogy, which follows the lives of Norah and Gavin Stoakes after they are evacuated from England to Canada during World War II. The novel won the Canadian …

18232. Miracle Fair

Wisława Szymborska

Miracle Fair is a book of poems by Wisława Szymborska.

18233. The Chestnut Soldier

Jenny Nimmo

The Chestnut Soldier is a book published in 1989 that was written by Jenny Nimmo.

18234. Too Many Clients

Rex Stout

Too Many Clients is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1960, and collected in the omnibus volume Three Aces.

18235. Counting Sheep: The Science and Pleasures of Sleep …

Paul Martin

Counting Sheep: The Science and Pleasures of Sleep and Dreams is a book by Paul Martin.

18236. The Other Side of the Mirror

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Other Side of the Mirror and Other Darkover Stories is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction 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 February, 1987.

18237. The Bedford Handbook

Diana Hacker

The Bedford Handbook is a guide written by Diana Hacker, now in its eighth edition, that provides basic explanations of proper English grammar, composition, citation, and textual analysis. The guide includes a number of sample texts and illustrations throughout its sections. The …

18239. Rowan Hood, outlaw girl of Sherwood Forest

Nancy Springer

Rowan Hood, outlaw girl of Sherwood Forest is a book published in 2001 that was written by Nancy Springer.

18240. Dark Haven

Gail Z. Martin

Dark Haven is a book published in 2009 that was written by Gail Z. Martin.

18243. The Atlas

William T. Vollmann

The Atlas is a 1996 semi-autobiographical work by American novelist William T. Vollmann. A mixture of fiction and non-fiction, this book was drawn from Vollmann's experiences traveling around the world. He relates these experiences through 53 interconnected stories that weave …

18247. Carbonel: The King of the Cats

Barbara Sleigh

Carbonel: the King of the Cats is a children's book by Barbara Sleigh, first published by Puffin Books in 1955, and in the US by Bobbs-Merrill, 1955. It is based on the old folk tale from the British Isles "The King of the Cats" and has two sequels, The Kingdom of Carbonel and …

18249. The Eagle's Prey

Simon Scarrow

It is over a year since the Roman army landed on the shores of Britain. The savage warriors of the barbarian leader Caratacus continue to torment the legions. Emperor Claudius needs a victory to make his position safe. As the Romans gather on the eve of the battle they are …

18250. Vigilant

James Alan Gardner

Vigilant is a science fiction novel written by the Canadian author James Alan Gardner, published in 1999 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. The book is the third volume in Gardner's "League of Peoples" series, after Expendable and Commitment Hour.

18251. Godbody

Theodore Sturgeon

Godbody is the final novel of science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon, published posthumously in 1986. A foreword, "Agape and Eros: The Art of Theodore Sturgeon", was contributed by Robert A. Heinlein and an afterword was contributed by Stephen R. Donaldson.

18253. The Third Book of Swords

Fred Saberhagen

The Third Book of Swords is a book published in 1983, written by Fred Saberhagen.

18257. The Ancient Future : The Dark Age

Traci Harding

The Ancient Future: The Dark Age is a book published in 1996 that was written by Traci Harding.

18261. The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society …

George Soros

The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered is a book by George Soros.

18263. Wet Grave

Barbara Hambly

We Grave is a book published in 2002 and written by Barbara Hambly.

18264. Sold Down the River

Barbara Hambly

Sold Down the River is a book published in 2000 and written by Barbara Hambly.

18266. Acorna's Triumph

Anne McCaffrey

Acorna's Triumph is a fantasy or science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. It was the seventh book in the Acorna Universe series, which McCaffrey and Margaret Ball initiated in Acorna: The Unicorn Girl. Triumph completed Acorna's biography, which is …

18267. The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou is author and poet Maya Angelou's collection of poetry, published by Random House in 1994. It is Angelou's first collection of poetry, published after she read her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at President Bill Clinton's …

18268. Marianne Dreams

Catherine Storr

Marianne Dreams is a children's fantasy novel by Catherine Storr.

18269. Haters

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez

Haters is the 2006 debut young adult novel by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez.

18271. Hunted

James Alan Gardner

Hunted is a science fiction novel written by Canadian author James Alan Gardner, and published in the year 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. The novel is the fourth in Gardner's "League of Peoples" series, after Expendable, Commitment Hour, and …

18272. Commitment Hour

James Alan Gardner

Commitment Hour is a science fiction novel by James Alan Gardner, published in 1998. The novel is set in Gardner's "League of Peoples's" futuristic universe, and plays out in the small, isolated village of Tober Cove. Set on post-apocalyptic Earth, Tober Cove most resembles a …

18274. Crossings

Danielle Steel

Crossings is a 1982 novel that was written by Danielle Steel. The book is Steel's fourteenth novel.

18276. The Lost Warrior

Erin Hunter

The Lost Warrior is the first in an original English-language manga trilogy based on the best-selling book series Warriors by Erin Hunter. The manga was published by the distributor Tokyopop, and was released on April 24, 2007. It follows Graystripe's adventures trying to escape …

18278. Swine Not?

Jimmy Buffett

Swine Not? is a novel by Jimmy Buffett about a pig. Buffett's friend, Helen Bransford, asked him to review her 25-page nonfiction manuscript describing her four years living at New York's Carlyle Hotel with her then-husband Jay McInerney, two children, and pet pig. Buffett asked …

18282. Three Cups of Deceit

Jon Krakauer

Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way is a 2011 e-book written by Jon Krakauer about Three Cups of Tea and Stones into Schools author Greg Mortenson. In it, Krakauer disputes Mortenson's accounts of his experiences in Afghanistan and Pakistan, …

18283. Czarne oceany

Jacek Dukaj

Czarne oceany is a novel written in 2001 by Jacek Dukaj, Polish science fiction writer and published in Poland by Supernowa. The novel fits in the hard science fiction genre, describing the late-21st century Earth facing technological singularity. The novel received the prime …

18284. The Hunt Begins (The Great Hunt, Book 1)

Robert Jordan

Since they were boys, Rand and his friends have heard the tales of the Great Hunt of the Horn. Fabulous tales of hunters and of a legendary horn that can raise the dead heroes of the ages.But no sooner is the horn found then it is stolen.And in order to save Mat's life, Rand …

18285. Secret Window, Secret Garden : Two Past Midnight …

Stephen King

The second of a four-part audio series from Stephen King’s bestselling book, Four Past Midnight. Recently divorced writer Mort Rainey is alone at Tashmore Lakethat is, until a figure named John Shooter arrives, pointing an accusing finger.

18286. Maitre Mussard's Bequest

Patrick Süskind

The "Bloomsbury Birthday Quids" are small editions of short stories by major writers, in a format and style of the "Bloomsbury Classics". Printed on high-quality paper, designed by Jeff Fisher, the books should become collectors' items. This title is "Maitre Mussard's Bequest" …

18287. The Financier

Theodore Dreiser

A master of gritty naturalism, Theodore Dreiser explores the corruption of the American dream in The Financier. Frank Cowperwood, a fiercely ambitious businessman, emerges as the very embodiment of greed as he relentlessly seeks satisfaction in wealth, women, and power. As …

18288. The Order of Odd-Fish

James Kennedy

The Order of Odd-Fish is a 2008 debut children's novel by James Kennedy. The book was first published on August 12, 2008 through Delacorte Books for Young Readers, and focused upon a young girl discovering her true identity. The Order of Odd-Fish was named a Smithsonian Notable …

18290. Mystery of the Glowing Eye

Carolyn Keene

Mystery of the Glowing Eye is the fifty-first volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1974 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

18294. Vermeer's Hat

Timothy Brook

Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World is a book by the historian Professor Timothy Brook in which he explores the roots of world trade in the 17th century, through six paintings by the Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer. It focusses …

18296. Leather Maiden

Joe R. Lansdale

Leather Maiden is a crime/mystery novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale.

18297. Blood and Money

Thomas Perry

Blood and Money is a book by Thomas Thompson.

18298. Strange Meeting

Susan Hill

Strange Meeting is a novel by Susan Hill about the First World War. The title of the book is taken from a poem by the First World War poet Wilfred Owen. The novel was first published by Hamish Hamilton in 1971 and then by Penguin Books in 1974.

18299. Language in Thought and Action

S. I. Hayakawa

Language in Thought and Action is a book on semantics by Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa, based on his previous work Language in Action published in 1939. Early editions were written in consultation with different people. The current 5th edition was published in 1991. It was updated by …

18300. Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business …

Philip Delves Broughton

Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School is a non-fiction book by author and journalist Philip Delves Broughton. It was published by Penguin Press in 2008. The book covers the author's two year experience at the Harvard Business School.

18301. Savage Night

Jim Thompson

Savage Night is a 1953 novel by the thriller writer Jim Thompson.

18303. Remembering the Kanji

James Heisig

Remembering the Kanji is a series of three volumes by James Heisig, intended to teach the 3007 most frequent Kanji to students of the Japanese language. The series is available in English, Spanish and German. There is a supplementary book, Remembering the Kana, which teaches the …

18304. Richter 10

Arthur C. Clarke

Richter 10 is a 1996 novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Mike McQuay. The protagonist is Lewis Crane, who develops a hatred of earthquakes due to a major earthquake hitting his house when he is seven years old, killing his parents. The book's title is a reference to the Richter scale, …

18306. The Limits to Growth

Donella Meadows

The Limits to Growth is a 1972 book about the computer simulation of exponential economic and population growth with finite resource supplies. Funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and commissioned by the Club of Rome it was first presented at the St. Gallen Symposium. Its authors …

18308. Otis Spofford

Beverly Cleary

Otis Spofford is a 1953 children's novel by Beverly Cleary. The story revolves around the antics of the titular character, a precocious fourth-grader with a knack for getting into trouble. Otis lives with his mother, who is often absent from the household due to teaching classes …

18309. The Poison Belt

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Poison Belt was the second story, a novella, that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about Professor Challenger. Written in 1913, roughly a year before the outbreak of World War I, much of it takes place in a single room in Challenger's house in Sussex – rather oddly, given that …

18311. The Lost Prince

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Lost Prince is a novel by British-American author Frances Hodgson Burnett, first published in 1915.

18312. Rumpole a La Carte

John Mortimer

Rumpole a La Carte is a 1990 collection of short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole. They were adapted from his scripts for the TV series of the same name. The stories were: "Rumpole à la Carte" "Rumpole and the Quacks" "Rumpole and the Right to …

18313. War of the Twins

Margaret Weis

War of the Twins is a fantasy novel by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, in the Dragonlance series of novels. It is the second novel in the Dragonlance Legends trilogy, a series detailing the journey of the fictional twins Raistlin Majere and Caramon Majere, along with Crysania …

18314. Sound of the Beast

Ian Christe

Sound of the Beast: The Complete Headbanging History of Heavy Metal is a 2004 book by Ian Christe, documenting the history of heavy metal music and its origins. The book argues that heavy metal began with Black Sabbath in 1970, eschewing the concept of 'proto-' heavy metal. As …

18315. Nature's God

Robert Anton Wilson

Nature's God is a book published in 1991 that was written by Robert Anton Wilson.

18316. The Public Burning

Robert Coover

The Public Burning, Robert Coover's third novel, was published in 1977. It is an account of the events leading to the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. An uncharacteristically human caricature of Richard Nixon serves as protagonist and narrator for the primary continuity. …

18318. The Hacker and the Ants

R. Rucker

The Hacker and the Ants is a work of science fiction by Rudy Rucker published in 1994 by Avon Books. It was written while Rucker was working as a programmer at Autodesk, Inc., of Sausalito, California from 1988 to 1992.

18319. The Civilizing Process

Norbert Elias

The Civilizing Process is a book by German sociologist Norbert Elias. It is an influential work in sociology and Elias' most important work. It was first published in two volumes in 1939 in German as Über den Prozeß der Zivilisation. Because of World War II it was virtually …

18320. Chasing the Bear

Robert B. Parker

Chasing the Bear: A Young Spenser Novel is a 2009 novel by Robert B. Parker. Though set in present day, it is a prequel to Parker's venerable Spenser series of novels. Unlike the rest of the Spenser series, Chasing the Bear is a young adult novel and not strictly detective …

18325. The Hound of Death

Agatha Christie

The Hound of Death and Other Stories is a collection of twelve short stories by Agatha Christie first published in the United Kingdom in October 1933. Unusually, the collection was not published by Christie's regular publishers, William Collins & Sons, but by Odhams Press, …

18326. Big Secrets

William Poundstone

Big Secrets is a book published in 1983 that was written by William Poundstone.

18327. The Squares of the City

John Brunner

The Squares of the City is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1965. It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1966. It is a sociological story of urban class warfare and political intrigue, taking place in the fictional South …

18330. The Case for Democracy

Natan Sharansky

The Case for Democracy is a foreign policy manifesto written by one-time Soviet political prisoner and former Israeli Member of the Knesset, Natan Sharansky. Sharansky's friend Ron Dermer is the book's co-author. The book achieved the bestsellers list of the New York Times, …

18331. Secret of the Andes

Ann Nolan Clark

Secret of the Andes is a children's novel by Ann Nolan Clark. It won the 1953 Newbery Medal.

18332. Mixed Blessings

Danielle Steel

Mixed Blessings is a romance novel written by Danielle Steel. The plot follows three different couples, who have no correlation to each other trying to make ethical decisions about modern day lives and family life. The book was published by Dell Publishing in October 1993.

18333. The giant, O'Brien

Hilary Mantel

The Giant, O'Brien is a novel by Hilary Mantel, published in 1998. It is a fictionalized account of Irish giant Charles Byrne and Scottish surgeon John Hunter.

18334. The Truth About Diamonds

Nicole Richie

The Truth About Diamonds is a 2005 novel written by Nicole Richie.

18335. Metropolitan life

Fran Lebowitz

Metropolitan Life is a 1978 bestselling collection of comedic essays and the debut book by writer Fran Lebowitz. The book was released in a 1994 compilation entitled The Fran Lebowitz Reader along with Lebowitz's other bestseller Social Studies.

18337. Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition

Ed Regis

Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition is a non-fiction book copyright 1990 by Ed Regis, an American author and educator, that presents a lighthearted look at scientific visionaries planning for a future with "post-biological" people, space colonization, …

18339. Brother Fish

Bryce Courtenay

Brother Fish is a novel written by Bryce Courtenay that was published in 2004.

18340. Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter

Isaac Asimov

Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter is the fifth novel in the Lucky Starr series, six juvenile science fiction novels by Isaac Asimov that originally appeared under the pseudonym Paul French. The novel was first published by Doubleday & Company in August 1957. It is the …

18341. All Seated on the Ground

Connie Willis

The aliens have landed! The aliens have landed! But instead of shooting death rays, taking over the planet and carrying off Earthwomen, they've just been standing there for months on end, glaring like a disapproving relative. And now it's nearly Christmas, and the commission …

18342. Flour Babies

Anne Fine

Flour Babies is a day school novel for young adults, written by Anne Fine and published by Hamilton 1992. It features a group "science experiment" in a classroom full of poor students. "When his class of underachievers is assigned to spend three torturous weeks taking care of …

18343. Out of the Madhouse

Christopher Golden

Out of the Madhouse is a book published in 1999 that was written by Christopher Golden and Nancy Holder.

18344. Jackson's Dilemma

Iris Murdoch

Jackson's Dilemma is a novel by Iris Murdoch, published in 1995. It was Murdoch's last novel; she died four years later, on 8 February 1999. In her final years, Murdoch suffered from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, one of the symptoms of which is a reduced vocabulary …

18347. The Last Thing He Wanted

Joan Didion

The Last Thing He Wanted is a novel by Joan Didion. It was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1996. The story centers around Elena McMahon, a reporter for the Washington Post who quits her job covering the 1984 Presidential primaries to care for her father after her mother's death. …

18348. Empire

Steven Saylor

Empire is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor. It is the sequel to Roma, and follows the lives of five generations of the Pinarius family from the reign of the first Roman emperor, Augustus, to the height of Rome's empire under Hadrian. It was first published by …

18349. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Thomas Keneally

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a 1972 Booker Prize-nominated novel by Thomas Keneally, and a 1978 Australian film of the same name directed by Fred Schepisi. The novel is based on the life of bushranger Jimmy Governor. The story is written through the eyes of an exploited …

18350. Why I Am Not a Muslim

Ibn Warraq

Why I Am Not a Muslim, a book written by Ibn Warraq, is a critique of Islam and the Qur'an. It was first published by Prometheus Books in the United States in 1995. The title of the book is a homage to Bertrand Russell's essay, Why I Am Not a Christian, in which Russell …

18352. Young Adam

Alexander Trocchi

Young Adam is a 1954 novel by Alexander Trocchi which tells the story of Joe, a young man who labours on the river barges of Glasgow, and who discovers the body of a young woman floating in the canal. The novel focuses on the relationship between Joe and his companions on the …

18353. The Harlequin Tea Set

Agatha Christie

The Harlequin Tea Set is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by G. P. Putnam's Sons on 14 April 1997. It contains nine short stories each of which involves a separate mystery. With the exception of The Harlequin Tea Set, which was …

18354. Hauptmann: Bahnwarter Thiel (German Texts) (German …

Gerhart Hauptmann

"Bahnwärter Thiel" (1988), by far the best story ever written by Gerhart Hauptmann, follows the principles of the Naturalist movement in its detailed study of the life and milieu of a humble and apparently unexceptional Prussian railwayman. Yet in its exploitation of symbolism, …

18355. Memoir

John McGahern

Memoir is an autobiographical account of the childhood of Irish writer John McGahern. It was published in 2005, and the writer died in 2006. It recalls, amongst other things, his formative years in the north-west of Ireland, the death of his beloved mother, Susan, and his …

18357. Five Have a Wonderful Time

Enid Blyton

Five Have A Wonderful Time is a popular children's book written by Enid Blyton. It is the eleventh novel in the Famous Five series of books.

18358. Seven Lies

James Lasdun

Seven Lies is a novel written by James Lasdun.

18360. The Vivisector

Patrick White

The Vivisector is the eighth published novel by Patrick White. First published in 1970, it details the lifelong creative journey of fictional artist/painter Hurtle Duffield. Named for its sometimes cruel analysis of Duffield and the major figures in his life, the book explores …

18361. Ibid: A Life

Mark Dunn

Ibid: A Life is the third novel by Mark Dunn, published in 2004. Its form is highly reminiscent of Nabokov's Pale Fire in that it consists almost entirely of a set of endnotes for a larger biographical work.

18362. Love and War in the Apennines

Eric Newby

Love and War in the Apennines is a 1971 Second World War memoir by Eric Newby. It was dramatised as the 2001 film In Love and War starring Callum Blue and Barbora Bobuľová.

18363. The Last Grain Race

Eric Newby

The Last Grain Race is a 1956 book by Eric Newby, a travel writer, about his time spent on the four-masted steel barque Moshulu during the vessel's last voyage in the Australian grain trade.

18364. Forging the Sword

Hilari Bell

Forging the Sword is a fantasy novel written by American author Hilari Bell. It is the third and final book in the Farsala trilogy. It follows the adventures of Jiaan, Kavi, and Soraya as the try to regain control of their country from the invading Hrum empire.

18366. The Children of Llyr

Evangeline Walton

The Children of Llyr is a fantasy novel by Evangeline Walton, the second in a series of four based on the Welsh Mabinogion. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books as the thirty-third volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in August, 1971. It …

18369. The Leftovers

Tom Perrotta

The Leftovers is a 2011 novel by American author Tom Perrotta chronicling life on earth after a rapture-like event takes some and leaves others behind. The billions left behind are all touched by the loss of loved ones in the "Sudden Departure", compounded by the significant …

18370. Creature of the Night

Kate Thompson

Creature of the Night is a young adult novel by Kate Thompson. It was first published by Bodley Head on June 5, 2008. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize.

18371. Resident Evil: Underworld

S. D. Perry

Resident Evil: Underworld is a novel written by S. D. Perry in 1999. Underworld is the fourth Resident Evil book written by S. D. Perry, the fifth in chronological order, and the second which is not based directly on one of the games.

18372. 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 …

18373. The Ego and Its Own

Max Stirner

The Ego and Its Own is a philosophical work by German philosopher Max Stirner. This work was first published in October 1844, although with a stated publication date of "1845" to confuse the Prussian censors. The Ego and Its Own is a radically individualist critique of modern …

18374. Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of …

Len Deighton

Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk is a 1979 military history book by Len Deighton. Unlike most of Deighton's other work the book is entirely non-fiction.

18375. Prisoner of Time

Caroline B. Cooney

Prisoner of Time is the third in a series of time-travel romances written by Caroline B. Cooney.

18378. Book of Haikus

Jack Kerouac

Book of Haikus is a collection of haiku poetry by Jack Kerouac. It was first published in 2003 and edited by Regina Weinreich. It consists of some 500 poems selected from a corpus of nearly 1,000 haiku jotted down by Kerouac in small notebooks. Although most of the poetry in …

18380. The Crucible of Time

John Brunner

The Crucible of Time is a fix-up science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in 1983.

18382. A House Divided

Pearl S. Buck

A House Divided is the sequel to the 1932 novel Sons, and the third book in The House of Earth trilogy, all written by Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck. It centers on the third generation of Wang Lung's family, focusing particularly on his grandson Wang Yuan.

18384. The War with Mr. Wizzle

Gordon Korman

The War With Mr. Wizzle is the fourth installment in the Macdonald Hall Series. Like all the other books, this one was republished in 2003 with new cover art and title. However, because the book deals largely with technological advancements and talks about computers and …

18385. Duncton Wood

William Horwood

Duncton Wood is the title of the first novel by author William Horwood, as well as a six-volume fantasy series to which it was later extended.

18387. Childe Morgan

Katherine Kurtz

Childe Morgan is a fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was published by Ace Books on December 5, 2006. It is the fifteenth of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, the second book in the fifth Deryni trilogy, the Childe Morgan trilogy. The events of this …

18388. Following the Equator

Mark Twain

Following the Equator is a non-fiction travelogue published by American author Mark Twain in 1897. Twain was practically bankrupt in 1894 due to a failed investment into a "revolutionary" typesetting machine. In an attempt to extricate himself from debt of $100,000 he undertook …

18389. Scattered Poems

Jack Kerouac

Scattered Poems is a collection of spontaneous poetry by Jack Kerouac. These poems were gathered from underground and ephemeral publications, as wells as from notebooks kept by the author. Some poems include: "San Francisco Blues," the variant texts of "Pull My Daisy," and …

18390. Intrigues (Collegium Chronicles, volume 2)

Mercedes Lackey

Magpie is a thirteen-year-old orphan chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar and taken to the capital city, Haven, to be trained as a Herald. Like all Heralds, Magpie learns that he has a hidden Gift-the Gift of telepathy. But life at the court is not without …

18391. Lola Rose

Jacqueline Wilson

The follow-up to the No. 1 bestselling novel, The Long Earth. A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade …

18392. Night of Thunder

Stephen Hunter

Night of Thunder is a 2008 thriller novel, and the fifth in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter.

18393. Psychological Types

C. G. Jung

Psychological Types is Volume 6 in the Princeton / Bollingen edition of the The Collected Works of C. G. Jung. It was also published in the U.K. by Routledge. The original German language edition, Psychologische Typen, was first published by Rascher Verlag, Zurich in 1921. …

18394. Manhattan Is My Beat

Jeffery Deaver

Manhattan Is My Beat is a novel by crime writer Jeffery Deaver. First published in 1988, it is the first book in the Rune Trilogy.

18396. Alfred Kropp: The Seal of Solomon

Rick Yancey

Alfred Kropp: The Seal of Solomon is a young adult novel by Rick Yancey. A sequel to The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, it continues the story of Alfred Kropp, the beloved of the Archangel Michael, who is sent to retrieve the Great Seal of King Solomon who long ago …

18400. Starfarers

Poul Anderson

Starfarers is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson. It was first published in hardcover by Tor Books in November 1998; a book club edition was issued by Tor in conjunction with the Science Fiction Book Club in April 1999, followed by a paperback edition from Tor. An ebook …



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