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.

18401. Midnight Cowboy

James Leo Herlihy

Midnight Cowboy is a 1965 novel by James Leo Herlihy that chronicles the naïve Texan Joe Buck's odyssey from Texas to New York City, where he plans on realizing his dream of becoming a male prostitute servicing rich women.

18402. Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Lee Iacocca

The most widely recognized business executive of all time asks the tough questions that America's leaders must address:What is each of us giving back to our country?Do we truly love democracy?Are we too fat and satisfied for our own good?Why is America addicted to oil?Do we …

18403. Immortal

Christopher; Holder Golden, Nancy

Immortal is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

18404. Remembrance of Things Past: Within a Budding Grove …

Marcel Proust

In this conclusion to this section of Proust’s classic, we get to understand what he means by budding grove.’ As the summer on the beach winds down, the adolescent Proust is increasingly smitten by the young beauties his age he passes by but never gets to meet... until a …

18405. 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, …

18406. Where's Wally Now?

Martin Handford

Where's Wally Now? was the second Where's Wally? book. It was first published in 1988. In the book Wally travels through time as he visits many different locations and events. He also loses a book on each page, which the reader has to find. The book was re-released in October …

18407. Why I Killed Peter

Olivier Ka

"Peter was a populist priest. He was cool. He was funny. He was no priest, just a regular guy. It’s like I had another uncle. A great one, who laughed, who sang, who tickled. Until he took us for summer camp. Until we were so close, temptation came in the picture." Based on a …

18410. 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 …

18411. Julien Parme

Florian Zeller

The Catcher in the Rye with a French accent. Even if it blows your mind, I want to tell you about this unbelievable thing that happened to me last year. I’m not bragging, but things as unbelievable as the one I’m going to tell you about don’t happen every day, I swear. In fact, …

18412. Birth Without Violence

Frédérick Leboyer

The classic guide to gentle birth that revolutionized the way we welcome our children into the world. • The first book to express what mothers have always known: babies are born complete human beings with the ability to experience a full range of emotions. • Shows how gentle …

18418. The Truth About Diamonds

Nicole Richie

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

18419. Brother Fish

Bryce Courtenay

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

18420. 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 …

18421. Rumble Tumble

Joe R. Lansdale

Rumble Tumble is a 1998 suspense crime novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It is the fifth in the series of his Hap and Leonard mysteries. According to WorldCat, it is held in 573 libraries.

18422. The Perfect Thing

Steven Levy

The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness is a book written by Steven Levy, an American journalist. It covers the growth of the idea of Apple's very own iPod, from its origins before its introduction in 2001 to its development to the iPod Nano and …

18424. The Boy Who Lost His Face

Louis Sachar

The Boy Who Lost His Face is a novel by Louis Sachar. The story focuses on a group of young boys. One of them, joining in with the 'cool crew', helps to steal an old woman's cane. When she finds them, she cries out, "Your Doppelgänger will regurgitate on your soul!" meaning that …

18425. 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.

18426. 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 …

18427. Queen of the Slayers

Nancy Holder

Queen of the Slayers is an original novel based on the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

18428. Reckless

Cecily von Ziegesar

Reckless is the third book in the The It Girl novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series is ghostwritten from the original idea by von Ziegesar. The series, aimed toward young adults, is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series. It was released in 2006 by Little, Brown.

18429. 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 …

18430. Bass Ackwards and Belly Up

Elizabeth Craft

For readers of the New York Times bestselling Gossip Girl and A-List series, here is a smart and highly commercial first novel about four best friends who, after graduating high school, decide to postpone the standard college route to pursue their creative dreams. Harper Waddle, …

18432. 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.

18433. 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.

18434. Dangerous Girls

R. L. Stine

Dangerous Girls is the first novel in the Dangerous Girls series by R. L. Stine. First published in 2003, the novel was followed by a sequel, The Taste of Night, in 2004. Dangerous Girls has won awards, including the ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and the New …

18436. Stalin's Children

Owen Matthews

Stalin's Children is a book written by Owen Matthews.

18438. 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 …

18439. Paul et Virginie

Bernardin de Saint-Pierre

Paul et Virginie is a novel by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, first published in 1788. The novel's title characters are friends since birth who fall in love. The story is set on the island of Mauritius under French rule, then named Île de France. Written on the eve of …

18440. Framed

Tonino Benacquista

Praise for Holy Smoke, the first in the Antoine series:“A terrific black comedy …both a blasphemously funny satire of provincial Italian chicanery and a wry acknowledgment of the ambivalence that ambitious immigrants feel about their roots.”—The New York Times“Unexpected deadly …

18443. The Last Summer of Reason

Tahar Djaout

This elegant, haunting novel takes us deep into the world of bookstore owner Boualem Yekker. He lives in a country being overtaken by the Vigilant Brothers, a radically conservative party that seeks to control every element of life according to the laws of their stringent moral …

18444. Doctor Pascal

Ernest Alfred Vizetelly

Doctor Pascal is the twentieth and final novel of the Rougon-Macquart series by Émile Zola, first published in June 1893 by Charpentier. Zola's plan for the Rougon-Macquart novels was to show how heredity and environment worked on the members of one family over the course of the …

18449. Sous le soleil de Satan

Georges Bernanos

Under the Sun of Satan was the first novel published by Georges Bernanos. It was #45 on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century.

18451. The Wilderness

Samantha Harvey

The Wilderness is a book written by Samantha Harvey.

18452. Expiration Date

Duane Swierczynski

Expiration Date is a book written by Duane Swierczynski.

18454. Xala

Ousmane Sembène

Xala is a 1973 novel by Ousmane Sembène. It is about El Hadji Abdou Kader Beye, a businessman who is struck by impotence on the night of his wedding to his third wife. It was adapted into a movie, also called Xala and directed by Sembene.

18457. Champlain's Dream: The European Founding of North …

David Hackett Fischer

Champlain’s Dream: The European Founding of North America is a biography written by American historian, David Hackett Fischer and published in 2008. It is a biography of French "soldier, spy, master mariner, explorer, cartographer, artist and "Father of New France"", Samuel de …

18458. The Masque of the Red Death

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy", is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague known as the Red Death by hiding in his abbey. He, along with many other …

18460. 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 …

18461. Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy

Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary From Donaldson’s Dairy first published in 1983, is the first and most well-known of a series of books by New Zealand author Lynley Dodd featuring Hairy Maclary. His adventures are usually in the company of his other animal friends who include the dachshund …

18462. 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 …

18464. The delta decision

Wilbur A. Smith

Wild Justice is an adventure novel by Wilbur Smith. It was partially set in The Seychelles where Smith had a home for a number of years. It was the third best selling book in England in 1980. The novel was published in the US as The Delta Decision.

18469. Unlocking the Air and Other Stories

Ursula K. Le Guin

Unlocking the Air and Other Stories is a 1996 collection of short stories by Ursula K. Le Guin. Like Searoad and Orsinian Tales, most of the included stories are neither science fiction nor fantasy.

18471. First to Fight

David Sherman

First to Fight is the first book in the StarFist series, by David Sherman and Dan Cragg. The series is based on the experiences of Marines in the 25th century. The first book introduces three of the main characters, Gunnery Sergeant Charlie Bass and new Marine recruits Claypoole …

18472. A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present American history as it has been experienced by the entirety of the population, not just the elites. According to him, …

18474. Time of Wonder

Robert McCloskey

Time of Wonder is a 1957 children's book written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey that won the Caldecott Medal in 1958. The book tells the story of a family's summer on a Maine island overlooking Penobscot Bay, filled with bright images and simple alliteration. Rain, gulls, a …

18475. Sea Change

Robert Goddard

Sea Change is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the fifth in his Jesse Stone series.

18476. The Man Who Wanted to Be Happy

Laurent Gounelle

While on a relaxing vacation in Bali, Julian decides to consult a legendary and wise healer whose reputation precedes him. The old Master Samtyang’s diagnosis on meeting the schoolteacher is firm: you are healthy, but you are not . . . happy.During the series of daily encounters …

18479. Earth Hive

Steve Perry

Earth Hive is the title of a 1992 novel by Steve Perry, set in the fictional Alien movie universe. It is an adaptation of the first Aliens comic book series written by Mark Verheiden.

18480. La Place de l'Étoile

Patrick Modiano

La Place de l'étoile is the first novel of the French writer Patrick Modiano. It was published by Gallimard in 1968 and won the Roger Nimier Prize and Fénéon Prize. The novel, which draws on elements of autobiography, recounts the story of Raphael Schlemilovitch, a French Jew …

18481. 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 …

18483. Five Go to Demon's Rocks

Enid Blyton

Five Go to Demon's Rocks is the nineteenth novel in The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1961.

18484. Seven Lies

James Lasdun

Seven Lies is a novel written by James Lasdun.

18485. The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories is a science fiction anthology written and edited by Isaac Asimov. Following the usual form for Asimov collections, it consists of eleven short stories and a poem surrounded by commentary describing how each came to be written. The stories …

18486. Maigret and the Yellow Dog

Georges Simenon

Maigret and the Yellow Dog is a detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon.

18487. 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.

18488. The American Language

H. L. Mencken

The American Language, first published in 1919, is H. L. Mencken's book about the English language as spoken in the United States. Mencken was inspired by "the argot of the colored waiters" in Washington, as well as one of his favorite authors, Mark Twain, and his experiences on …

18490. Woman in the Mists

Farley Mowat

Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa is a 1987 biography of the conservationist Dian Fossey, who studied and lived among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. It is written by the Canadian author Farley Mowat, himself a conservationist and …

18491. Autumn Term

Antonia Forest

Autumn Term is the first in the series of novels about the Marlow family by Antonia Forest, first published in 1948, and set in that post-war period. The plot focuses on the two youngest Marlows, identical twins Nicola and Lawrence, during their first term at Kingscote. The next …

18492. Nicholas Again

R. Goscinny

Nicholas Again is a book by René Goscinny and Jean-Jacques Sempé.

18493. Nuclear Jellyfish

Tim Dorsey

Nuclear Jellyfish is the eleventh novel by Tim Dorsey. It was released January 25, 2009. It follows overly zealous serial killer Serge A. Storms.

18494. Wilco: Learning How to Die

Greg Kot

Wilco: Learning How to Die is a book by Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot. The book was written with the cooperation of Wilco band members past and present. It covers the time period from when Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy was born, through the formation and breakup of Uncle …

18495. 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 …

18497. Forbidden Archaeology

Michael Cremo

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race is a 1993 book by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson, written in association with the Bhaktivedanta Institute of ISKCON. Cremo states that the book has "over 900 pages of well-documented evidence suggesting that …

18500. 1824: The Arkansas War

Eric Flint

1824: The Arkansas War is a 2006 alternate history novel by American writer Eric Flint.

18501. Revolutionary Wealth

Alvin Toffler

Revolutionary Wealth is a book written by futurists Alvin Toffler and his wife Heidi Toffler, first published in 2006 by Knopf. It is a continuation of the 1980 The Third Wave, which itself is a sequel to Future Shock. Revolutionary Wealth significantly expands on the Third …

18502. The Caryatids

Bruce Sterling

The Caryatids is a science fiction novel by American writer Bruce Sterling, published in 2009. It tells the tale of the four Mihajlovic "sisters", clones of the widow of a Balkan warlord now exiled to an orbital space station. From the viewpoint of a "Dispensation" entrepreneur …

18503. 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.

18504. The Hedge of Mist

Patricia Kennealy

The Hedge of Mist is a book published in 1996 that was written by Patricia Kennealy-Morrison.

18505. 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 …

18506. 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.

18507. Byzantium Endures

Michael Moorcock

Byzantium Endures is a novel by Michael Moorcock. It is the first in the Pyat Quartet tetralogy. The book is written in the first person from the point of view of unreliable narrator Maxim Arturovitch Pyatnitski, whose posthumous notes Moorcock claims to have transcribed. Pyat, …

18509. We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

Joan Didion

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Collected Nonfiction is a 2006 collection of nonfiction by Joan Didion. It was released in the Everyman's Library, a series of reprinted classic literature, as one of the titles chosen to mark the series' 100th anniversary. The title …

18510. 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. …

18512. 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.

18517. Limited Inc

Jacques Derrida

Limited Inc is a 1988 book by Jacques Derrida, containing two essays and an interview. The first essay, "Signature Event Context," is about J. L. Austin's theory of the illocutionary act outlined in his How To Do Things With Words. The second essay, "Limited Inc a b c...", is …

18520. Aurora Floyd

Mary E. Braddon

Aurora Floyd is a sensation novel written by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. It is a follow-up novel to Braddon's highly popular Lady Audley's Secret. The plot follows the eponymous heroine, the daughter of a marriage between a nobleman, and an actress, as she grows into sexual maturity …

18522. 1906

James Dalessandro

1906 is a 2004 American fictional historical novel written by James Dalessandro. With a 38-page outline and six finished chapters, he pitched it around Hollywood in 1998 for a film by the same name, based upon events surrounding the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of …

18523. Big Secrets

William Poundstone

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

18524. The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Richard Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a physics textbook based on some lectures by Richard P. Feynman, a Nobel laureate who has sometimes been called “The Great Explainer”. The lectures were given to undergraduate students at the California Institute of Technology, during …

18525. Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over …

Sean Hannity

Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism is a 2002 book by conservative political commentator and media personality Sean Hannity.

18528. So Far from the Bamboo Grove

Yoko Kawashima Watkins

So Far from the Bamboo Grove is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Yoko Kawashima Watkins, a Japanese American writer. It was originally published by Beech Tree in April 1986. Watkins was awarded the Literary Lights for Children Award by Associates of the Boston Public …

18529. ...And Now Miguel

Joseph Krumgold

...And Now Miguel is a novel by Joseph Krumgold that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1954. It deals with the life of Miguel Chavez, a 12-year-old Hispanic-American shepherd from New Mexico. It is also the title of a 1953 documentary …

18530. 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.

18532. Shadow of a Bull

Maia Wojciechowska

Shadow of a Bull is a novel by Maia Wojciechowska that was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1965.

18533. 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, …

18534. Isaac Asimov's Inferno

Roger MacBride Allen

Isaac Asimov's Inferno is a science fiction novel by Roger MacBride Allen, set in Isaac Asimov's Robot/Empire/Foundation universe.

18535. 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 …

18536. Tarzan the Terrible

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan the Terrible is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the eighth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published as a serial in the pulp magazine Argosy All-Story Weekly in the issues for February 12, 19, and 26 and March 5, 12, 19, and …

18539. Shrek!

William Steig

Shrek! is a picture book written and illustrated in 1990, by William Steig about a repugnant and monstrous ogre who leaves home to see the world and ends up saving a princess. The name "Shrek" is derived from the Yiddish and German Schreck meaning "fear" or "fright". The book …

18540. 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.

18542. If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans

Ann Coulter

If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans is a book by American conservative columnist Ann Coulter. Published by Crown Publishing Group on October 2, 2007, the book is a collection of Coulter's quotes, some of which were selected by her fans. Each chapter contains a …

18544. The Parafaith War

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

Some bad ideas go back a long way and this one goes all the way back to the original home planet: Someone's god told them they had a right to more territory--so they figure they can take what they want by divine right. In the far future among the colonized worlds of the galaxy …

18545. Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century

Orson Scott Card

Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century is an anthology edited by Orson Scott Card. It contains twenty-six stories by different writers.

18546. 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 …

18549. God of Carnage

Yasmina Reza

God of Carnage is a play by Yasmina Reza. It is about two sets of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, who meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, resulting in the …

18550. Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

Jules Verne

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon is a novel by Jules Verne, published in 1881. It has also been published as The Giant Raft. Unlike many of his other novels, this story does not have any science fiction elements. It is an adventure novel. This novel involves how Joam Garral, …

18551. Nightmares in the Sky

Stephen King

Nightmares in the Sky: Gargoyles and Grotesques is a coffee table book about architectural gargoyles, photographed by f-stop Fitzgerald with accompanying text by Stephen King, and published in 1988. An excerpt was published in the September 1988 issue of Penthouse.

18554. The Ashes of Eden

William Shatner

The Ashes of Eden is a Star Trek novel co-written by William Shatner, Judith Reeves-Stevens, and Garfield Reeves-Stevens as part of the "Shatnerverse" series of novels. This is Shatner's first Trek collaboration. The audio adaptation of the book is notable as the first time in …

18560. Cube Route

Piers Anthony

Cube Route is the twenty-seventh book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

18561. My fantoms

Théophile Gautier

Romantic provocateur, flamboyant bohemian, precocious novelist, perfect poet—not to mention an inexhaustible journalist, critic, and man-about-town—Théophile Gautier is one of the major figures, and great characters, of French literature. In My Fantoms Richard Holmes, the …

18562. Go Tell the Spartans

Jerry Pournelle

Go Tell the Spartans is a book published in 1991 that was written by Jerry Pournelle and S. M. Stirling.

18563. 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, …

18564. The Night Buffalo

Guillermo Arriaga

The Night Buffalo is a novel by Guillermo Arriaga.

18565. Madame Doubtfire

Anne Fine

Madame Doubtfire, known as Alias Madame Doubtfire in the United States, is a 1987 British novel written by Anne Fine for teenage & young adult audiences, about a family with divorced parents. In 1993, six years after its publication, the novel was adapted into Mrs. …

18566. 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 …

18569. The Raw and the Cooked

Claude Lévi-Strauss

The Raw and the Cooked is the first volume from Mythologiques, a structural study of Amerindian mythology written by French anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss. It was originally published in French as Le Cru et le Cuit. Although the book is part of a larger volume Lévi-Strauss …

18570. 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.

18571. Anti-Ice

Stephen Baxter

Anti-Ice is a science fiction novel by Stephen Baxter. Published in 1993, it portrays of 19th-century Europe and the changes resulting, particularly in Britain, from an explosive scientific discovery made in the 1850s.

18572. 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 …

18573. Water Sleeps

Glen Cook

Water Sleeps is the eighth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing series, The Black Company. The series combines elements of epic fantasy and dark fantasy as it follows an elite mercenary unit, The Black Company, through roughly forty years of its approximately four hundred year history.

18575. Apology, Crito and Phaedo of Socrates

Plato

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes …

18578. Distant view of a minaret and other stories

Alifa Rifaat

More convincingly than any other woman writing in Arabic today, Alifa Rifaat, an Egyptian, lifts the veil on what it means to be a woman living within a traditional Muslim society. Her writing articulates a subtle revolt against, and a sympathetic insight into, the place of …

18580. Selected dialogues of Plato : the Benjamin Jowett …

Plato

Benjamin Jowett's translations of Plato have long been classics in their own right. In this volume, Professor Hayden Pelliccia has revised Jowett's renderings of five key dialogues, giving us a modern Plato faithful to both Jowett's best features and Plato's own masterly …

18586. Cratylus

Plato

18591. The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and …

Fouad Ajami

The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq is a book by Fouad Ajami.

18598. Memoirs from the women's prison

Nawal El Saadawi

Mudhakkirātī fī sijn al-nisāʼ is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

18599. Statesman

Plato



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