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.

18601. The Family from One End Street

Eve Garnett

The Family from One End Street is a realistic English children's novel, written and illustrated by Eve Garnett and published by Frederick Muller in 1937. It is "a classic story of life in a big, happy family." set in a small Sussex town in the south east of England. It was …

18602. 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 …

18603. 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 …

18604. Blood and Smoke

Stephen King

Stephen King had such fun recording the epic, unabridged audio version of his haunting novel Bag of Bones, he decided to publish the three-story collection Blood and Smoke exclusively on audio. They're horror stories, good and dark, loosely linked by the theme of cigarettes and …

18608. The Condition of the Working Class in England

Friedrich Engels

The Condition of the Working Class in England is a 1845 book by the German philosopher Friedrich Engels, a study of the industrial working class in Victorian England. Engels' first book, it was originally written in German as Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse in England. It was …

18609. Conversations in Sicily

Elio Vittorini

Conversazione in Sicilia is a novel by the Italian author Elio Vittorini. It originally appeared in serial form in the literary magazine Letteratura in 1938–1939, and was first published in book form under the title Nome e Lagrime in 1941. The story concerns Silvestro Ferrauto …

18610. Soldiers' Pay

William Faulkner

Soldiers' Pay is the first novel written by the American author William Faulkner. It was originally published in 1926.

18611. The Lake of Darkness

Ruth Rendell

The Lake of Darkness is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1980. It won the Arts Council National Book Award for Genre Fiction in 1981. The title comes from a quotation from Shakespeare's King Lear: "Frateretto calls me; and tells me Nero is an angler in …

18612. Symposium

Muriel Spark

Symposium is a novel by Scottish author Muriel Spark, published in 1990. It was regarded by John Mortimer writing in The Sunday Times as one of the best novels of that year.

18614. Broken

Karin Fossum

Broken is the seventh book in the Grant County series by author Karin Slaughter. It was originally released in hardback in June 2010. The previous books in the series are Blindsighted, Kisscut, A Faint Cold Fear, Indelible, Faithless and Beyond Reach. These books feature the …

18615. The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of Pornography

Angela Carter

The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of Pornography is a 1978 non-fiction book by Angela Carter. Given that many feminists, notably Andrea Dworkin, truly loathe de Sade, a feminist re-appraisal of his work might seem a strange thing; but that's just what this book is. Carter sees …

18616. Constance Ring

Amalie Skram

Constance Ring is written by Amalie Skram.

18617. The Missing Chums

Franklin W. Dixon

The Missing Chums is volume 4 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book ranks 108th on Publishers Weekly's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List for the United States, with 1,189,973 copies sold as of 2001. This book is one of …

18620. Lucy Gayheart

Willa Cather

Lucy Gayheart is Willa Cather's eleventh novel. It was published in 1935.

18621. Twelve Bar Blues

Patrick Neate

Twelve Bar Blues is a 2001 novel by Patrick Neate, and the winner of that year's Whitbread novel award. The story is essentially about two people who share a common history - Fortis 'Lick' Holden, a cornet player in early 20th Century New Orleans, and Sylvia Di Napoli, a retired …

18622. The Chaneysville Incident

David Bradley

The Chaneysville Incident is a 1981 novel by David Bradley. It concerns a black historian who investigates an incident involving the death of his father and a prior incident involving the death of some 12 slaves. John, the historian, struggles to solve the mystery of his father, …

18623. Fate Is the Hunter

Ernest K. Gann

Fate is the Hunter is a 1961 memoir by aviation writer Ernest K. Gann. It describes his years working as a pilot from the 1930s to 1950s, starting at American Airlines in Douglas DC-2s and DC-3s when civilian air transport was in its infancy, moving onto wartime flying in C-54s, …

18624. The Well

Elizabeth Jolley

The Well is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author Elizabeth Jolley. It tells the story of two women, Hester and her young ward Katherine, and their relationship with one another. Hester, who has lived alone on a farm with her father for many years, is …

18625. Sorry

Gail Jones

“Jones’s writing is fluid and memorable . . . the story proves powerful and poignant.”—The Guardian Sorry is set in the remote outback of Western Australia during World War II, where an English anthropologist and his wife raise a lonely child, Perdita. Her upbringing is far from …

18627. Dad

William Wharton

Dad is a novel written by William Wharton.

18628. Treason by the Book

Jonathan Spence

Treason by the Book, by Jonathan Spence, is a historical account of the Zeng Jing case which took place during the reign of the Yongzheng Emperor of China, around the 1730s. Zeng Jing, a failed degree candidate heavily influenced by the seventeenth-century scholar Lü Liuliang, …

18629. It's Not Luck

Eliyahu M. Goldratt

It's Not Luck is a business novel and a sequel to The Goal. The plot continues to follow the advancement of the main character, Alex Rogo, through the corporate ranks of large manufacturer, UniCo. Author Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt continues to teach the reader his thinking …

18630. Bring Me Your Love

Charles Bukowski

Bring Me Your Love, is a 1983 short story by Charles Bukowski, illustrated by Robert Crumb. A filmed version by David Morrissey stars Ian Hart as the journalist bringing flowers to his wife in a mental hospital. The 2008 album of the same title by City and Colour is named after …

18631. Forgotten Voices of the Great War: A History of …

Max Arthur

Forgotten Voices of the Great War is a collection of interviews with people who lived through the First World War. The book is part of the Imperial War Museum's oral archive. Author Max Arthur puts the interviews into chronological and campaign order, and provides some context …

18632. Electric Light

Seamus Heaney

Electric Light is a poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. The collection explores childhood, nature, and poetry itself. Part one presents translations and adaptations, occasional and celebratory poems, and verse about travel in the …

18633. Five on Finniston Farm

Enid Blyton

Five on Finniston Farm is the eighteenth novel in the Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1960.

18634. Letting Go

Philip Roth

Letting Go is the first full-length novel written by Philip Roth and is set in the 1950s.

18635. Quick Service

P. G. Wodehouse

Quick Service is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 4 October 1940 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on December 27, 1940 by Doubleday, Doran, New York. Although it does not feature any of Wodehouse's regular characters or …

18636. The Hunters

James Salter

The Hunters is James Salter's debut novel and a tale of USAF fighter pilots during the Korean War, first published in 1956. The novel was the basis for a 1958 film by the same name starring Robert Mitchum and Robert Wagner with a very different storyline. Under his birthname …

18637. A Reader's Manifesto

B. R. Myers

A Reader's Manifesto is a 2002 book written by B. R. Myers that was originally published in heavily edited form in the July/August 2001 issue of The Atlantic Monthly magazine. Myers criticizes the high status of literary fiction compared to genre fiction; he finds literary …

18638. Carry Me Across the Water

Ethan Canin

Carry Me Across the Water is a novel by the American writer Ethan Canin. It is an elegiac novel that tells the story of August Kleinman, a 78-year-old former Pittsburgh brewery owner who remembers episodes from his life—from his escape from Nazi Germany to his life of poverty in …

18640. The Survivor

James Herbert

'The Survivor' is a British horror novel written by James Herbert and published by the New English Library in 1976. It is the third novel by Herbert, and the second not part of a wider series.

18641. Code Noir

Marianne de Pierres

Code Noir is a postcyberpunk novel by science fiction author Marianne de Pierres and the Second Parrish Plessis Novel

18642. The Zucchini Warriors

Gordon Korman

The Zucchini Warriors is a young adult novel by Gordon Korman.

18643. Saplings

Noel Streatfeild

Although Saplings is generally regarded as one of Noel Streatfeild's novels for adults, published under her pseudonym Susan Scarlett, it is at least partially told from the perspective of four children - Laurel, Tony, Tuesday, and Kim, as well as from the perspective of their …

18645. Go

John Clellon Holmes

Go is a semi-autobiographical novel by John Clellon Holmes. It is considered to be the first published novel depicting the beat generation. Set in New York, it concerns the lives of a collection of characters largely based on the friends Holmes used to hang around with in the …

18647. The Watchers Out of Time and Others

H. P. Lovecraft

The Watchers Out of Time and Others is an omnibus collection of stories by August Derleth inspired in part by notes left by H. P. Lovecraft after his death and presented as a "posthumous collaboration" between the two writers. It was published in an edition of 5,070 copies. …

18648. The Psychedelic Experience

Timothy Francis Leary

The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on The Tibetan Book of the Dead is an instruction manual intended for use during sessions involving psychedelic drugs. Started as early as 1962 in Zihuatanejo, the book was finally published in August 1964. This version of Tibetan Book …

18650. Faggots

Larry Kramer

Faggots is a 1978 novel by Larry Kramer. It is a portrayal of 1970s New York's very visible gay community in a time before AIDS. The novel's portrayal of promiscuous sex and recreational drug use provoked controversy. The book was condemned by some elements within the gay …

18653. Freedom from the Known

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Freedom from the Known is a book by Jiddu Krishnamurti, originally published 1969.

18654. Awake and Dreaming

Kit Pearson

Awake and Dreaming is a children's novel by Canadian author Kit Pearson. It was first published in 1996. The book follows an impoverished, introverted nine-year-old girl named Theo Caffrey, who dreams of living with a "real" family.

18655. Kiss of the Fur Queen

Tomson Highway

Kiss of the Fur Queen is a novel by Tomson Highway. It was first published by Doubleday Canada in September 1998. The novel's main characters are Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis, two young Cree brothers from Eemanipiteepitat in northern Manitoba who are taken from their family …

18656. Sex, Ecology, Spirituality

Ken Wilber

Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution is integral philosopher Ken Wilber's 1995 magnum opus. Wilber intended it to be the first volume of a series called The Kosmos Trilogy, but subsequent volumes were never produced. The scholarly work comprises 850 pages, …

18657. The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Simon Blackburn

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy is a 1994 dictionary of philosophy by Simon Blackburn, published by Oxford University Press.

18658. Towards the End of the Morning

Michael Frayn

Towards The End Of The Morning is a 1967 satirical novel by Michael Frayn about journalists working on a British newspaper during the heyday of Fleet Street. Its protagonists work to compile the miscellaneous, unimportant parts of the newspaper - the "nature notes" column, the …

18659. Ghosts

John Banville

Ghosts is a novel by Irish writer John Banville. Published in 1993, it was his first novel since The Book of Evidence, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The second in what Banville described as a "triptych", to make "an investigation of the way in which the imagination …

18662. Free Fall

William Golding

Free Fall is the fourth novel of English novelist William Golding, first published in 1959. Written in the first person, it is a self-examination by an English painter, Samuel Mountjoy, held in a German POW camp during World War Two.

18663. Kleinzeit

Russell Hoban

Kleinzeit is a metaphysical novel by Russell Hoban.

18664. The Conan Chronicles

Robert E. Howard

The Conan Chronicles is a 1989 omnibus collection of three previous fantasy collections by Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, published by Sphere Books. The component collections had …

18665. Judge

Karen Traviss

Judge is a science fiction novel written by Karen Traviss. It is the sixth and last book of the Wess'Har Series. It was nominated for the 2009 Philip K. Dick Award.

18666. Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone

James Baldwin

Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone is James Baldwin's fourth novel, first published in 1968.

18667. The Doomsters

Ross Macdonald

The Doomsters is a 1958 mystery novel written by Ross Macdonald, the seventh book in the Lew Archer series. Many sources agree that this book marked a turning point in the series, wherein Macdonald abandoned his imitations of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett and found his …

18668. A Fringe of Leaves

Patrick White

A Fringe of Leaves is the tenth published novel by the Australian novelist and 1973 Nobel Prize-winner, Patrick White.

18669. Death of a Colonial

Bruce Alexander Cook

Death of a Colonial is the sixth historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

18670. The Americans, the democratic experience

Daniel J. Boorstin

The Americans: The Democratic Experience is a 1973 book by American historian Daniel J. Boorstin. The book is the third in his American history trilogy, in which he argues that the physical environment of the New World shaped American society. In 1974 the book was awarded the …

18672. Petals of Blood

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Petals of Blood is a novel written by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and first published in 1977. Set in Kenya just after independence, the story follows four characters – Munira, Abdulla, Wanja, and Karega – whose lives are intertwined due to the Mau Mau rebellion. In order to escape city …

18673. In his own write

John Lennon

In His Own Write is a book by John Lennon first published on 23 March 1964. It consists of short stories and poems, and line drawings, often surreal and always nonsensical. The book is notable in that it was the first solo Beatle project in any form. It was followed in 1965 by A …

18675. The Steel Bonnets

George MacDonald Fraser

The Steel Bonnets is a 1971 historical non-fiction book by George MacDonald Fraser about the Border Reivers. Fraser researched the book with his wife. It concentrates mainly on the 16th century, and seeks to de-glamourise the period in some ways.

18678. Moccasin Trail

Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Moccasin Trail is a Newbery Honor novel by Eloise Jarvis McGraw, first published in 1986.

18679. Outcast

Rosemary Sutcliff

Outcast is a historical novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff and published in 1955. It takes place in Roman Britain and tells the tale of an orphaned Roman child who is shipwrecked on a coast of Dumnonia in Celtic Britain, outside of Roman rule. He is adopted by a …

18680. The Land

Mildred D. Taylor

The Land is a novel written by Mildred D. Taylor. It is the fifth and final book of the Logan Family saga started with Song of the Trees. It is a prequel to the whole series that recounts the life of Cassie Logan's grandfather Paul-Edward as he grows from a nine-year-old boy …

18681. King Ink

Nick Cave

King Ink is a collection of poetry, lyrics, plays and writings by Australian musician and author Nick Cave. It was first published in the United Kingdom by Black Spring Press in 1988.

18682. redRobe

Jon Courtenay Grimwood

redRobe is a 2000 novel by Jon Courtenay Grimwood. Details in the text suggest that it is set in the same world as that of his earlier speculative fiction novels neoAddix, Lucifer's Dragon and reMix, and like them it is also an SF thriller.

18683. Plague Ship

Andre Norton

Plague Ship is a science fiction novel by author Andrew North. It was published in 1956 by Gnome Press in an edition of 5,000 copies. The book is the second volume of the author's Solar Queen series.

18685. Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future

Mike Resnick

Ivory: A Legend of Past and Future is a book written by Mike Resnick.

18686. Trullion: Alastor 2262

Jack Vance

Trullion: Alastor 2262 is a science fiction novel by Jack Vance first published by Ballantine Books. It is one of three books set in the Alastor Cluster, "a whorl of thirty thousand live stars in an irregular volume twenty to thirty light-years in diameter." Three thousand of …

18687. Evermeet: Island of Elves

Elaine Cunningham

Evermeet: Island of Elves is a fantasy novel by Elaine Cunningham, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It was published in hardcover in April 1998 and in paperback in March 1999.

18688. Jungle Tales of Tarzan

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Jungle Tales of Tarzan is a collection of twelve loosely connected short stories written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, comprising the sixth book in order of publication in his series about the title character Tarzan. Chronologically the events recounted in it occur within Chapter 11 …

18690. Waterlily

Ella Cara Deloria

Waterlily is a novel by Ella Cara Deloria.

18691. The absolute Death

Neil Gaiman

From the pages of Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN comes the young, pale, perky, fan-favorite character Death in a new Absolute Edition collecting her solo adventures! Featuring the miniseries DEATH: THE HIGH COST OF LIVING #1-3 in which Death befriends a teenager …

18692. A God in Ruins

Leon Uris

A God in Ruins is a 1999 novel by Leon Uris. Set between the 1940s and 2008, the book follows the life of Quinn Patrick O'Connell, the fictional Democratic candidate for the 2008 United States Presidency, his family, and the life of his opponent, Thornton Tomtree. The book …

18693. The Museum of Dr. Moses

Joyce Carol Oates

The Museum of Dr. Moses: Tales of Mystery and Suspense is a short story collection by Joyce Carol Oates which comprises shorter works in a darker genre. In "The Man Who Fought Roland LaStarza" a woman’s world is upended when she learns the brutal truth about a family friend’s …

18695. Master of the Moor

Ruth Rendell

Master of the Moor is a crime novel by Ruth Rendell.

18696. Colors Insulting to Nature

Cintra Wilson

Authors who write about the entertainment industry often extend promises of wit and edginess to attract an audience. Colors Insulting to Nature, by Salon columnist Cintra Wilson, delivers these qualities because it enters the fray not with a forgettably likeable protagonist …

18697. Reborn

F. Paul Wilson

Reborn is the fourth volume in a series of six novels known as The Adversary Cycle written by American author F. Paul Wilson. First published in March 1990 by Dark Harvest. In 2009, a revised edition was published.

18698. Nightworld

F. Paul Wilson

Nightworld is the sixth and final volume in a series of novels known as The Adversary Cycle written by American author F. Paul Wilson. First published in 1992 by New English Library in England and Dark Harvest in US. Nightworld completes The Adversary Cycle, which consists of …

18699. A Wizard of Mars

Diane Duane

A Wizard of Mars is the ninth novel in the Young Wizards series by Diane Duane. After being pushed back several times due to internal turmoil at Harcourt Trade Publishers, it was scheduled to be released April 14, 2010, but the distributor shipped it in late March.

18700. Aliens Ate My Homework

Bruce Coville

IT'S THE WEIRDEST ALIEN INVASION EVER! "I cannot tell a lie," says Rod Allbright. And it's the truth. Ask him a question and he's bound to give you an honest answer. Which is why, when his teacher asks what happened to last night's math assignment, Rod has to give the only …

18701. The Monster's Ring

Bruce Coville

The Monter's Ring is a book published in 1982 that was written by Bruce Coville.

18703. Late Victorian Holocausts

Mike Davis

Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World is a book by Mike Davis about the connection between political economy and global climate patterns, particularly El Niño-Southern Oscillation. By comparing ENSO episodes in different time periods and …

18705. Medusa: A Tiger by the Tail

Jack L. Chalker

Medusa: A Tiger by the Tail is the fourth book in the Four Lords of the Diamond series by author Jack L. Chalker. First published as a paperback in 1983. It concludes the saga started in Lilith: A Snake in the Grass, Cerberus: A Wolf in the Fold and Charon: A Dragon at the Gate.

18706. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Mark Twain

"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an 1865 short story by Mark Twain. It was his first great success as a writer and brought him national attention. The story has also been published as "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog" and "The Notorious Jumping Frog of …

18709. Voices from the Street

Philip K. Dick

Voices From The Street is an early realist novel by science fiction author Philip K. Dick, written in the early 1950s. Unpublished at the time, it was released on January 23, 2007 by Tor Books for the first time. As with many of his early books which were considered unsuitable …

18710. While the Clock Ticked

Franklin W. Dixon

While The Clock Ticked is Volume 11 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Leslie McFarlane in 1932. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were systematically …

18711. Goodbye to a River

John Graves

Goodbye to a River is a book by John Graves, published in 1960. It is a "semi-historical" account of a canoe trip made by the author during the fall of 1957 down a stretch of the Brazos River in North Central Texas, between Possum Kingdom Dam and Lake Whitney. The book presents …

18712. Down There on a Visit

Christopher Isherwood

Down There on a Visit is the 1962 novel from English author Christopher Isherwood. Through his political advocacy and the literary success of his friends, Auden and Spender, Christopher Isherwood became something of a literary rock star, immersing himself in sexual …

18715. Cratylus

Plato

18716. Woundhealer's Story

Fred Saberhagen

Woundhealer's Story is a book published in 1986 and written by Fred Saberhagen.

18718. Tales of Ten Worlds

Arthur C. Clarke

Tales of Ten Worlds is a collection of short stories by science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke. The stories all originally appeared in a number of different publications.

18719. Beyond the Fall of Night

Arthur C. Clarke

Beyond the Fall of Night is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Gregory Benford. The first part of Beyond the Fall of Night is a reprint of Clarke’s famous Against the Fall of Night while the second half is a "sequel" by Gregory Benford which takes place many years later. This book …

18721. Emlyn's Moon

Jenny Nimmo

Emlyn's Moon is a book published in 1987 that was written by Jenny Nimmo.

18723. C: Because Cowards Get Cancer Too...

John Diamond

C: Because Cowards Get Cancer Too... is a book writen by John Diamond.

18724. Up in a Heaval

Piers Anthony

Up In A Heaval is the twenty-sixth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

18728. This Rough Magic

Mercedes Lackey

This Rough Magic is a novel by Mary Stewart, first published in 1964. The title is a quote from William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

18729. (Serrated Edge Omnibus 2) The Chrome Borne

Mercedes Lackey

Hot rods and high magic - previously published in two volumes as Born to Run and Chrome Circle - meet in a fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek fantasy.

18730. Children of the River

Linda Crew

Children of the River is a young adult novel by Linda Crew published in 1989. It follows the story of a young girl who moves from Cambodia to live in the United States of America.

18731. Arc Light

Eric L. Harry

Arc Light is the debut novel by Eric L. Harry, a techno-thriller about limited nuclear war published in September 1994 and written in 1991 and 1992. As China and Russia clash in Siberia, and war brews between the US and North Korea, a series of accidents and misunderstandings …

18732. Sheila Rae, the brave

Kevin Henkes

Sheila Rae, the Brave is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes. It is his seventh book and the second of the Mouse Books series, preceded by A Weekend with Wendell and followed by Chester's Way.

18733. That Summer

Andrew Greig

It is 1940 and Britain is at war with Germany. France has fallen and with Britain the next, and most crucial, country in Hitler's path, the threat shifts to unfamiliar terrain - the skies and an epic battle between the Luftwaffe and the RAF. Lenny is a young and inexperienced …

18735. Letters to a Young Mathematician

Ian Stewart

Letters to a Young Mathematician is a 2006 book by Ian Stewart, and is part of Basic Books' Art of Mentoring series. Stewart mentions in the preface that he considers this book an update to G.H. Hardy's A Mathematician's Apology. The book is made up of letters to a fictional …

18736. Figures of Earth

James Branch Cabell

Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances is a fantasy novel or ironic romance by James Branch Cabell, set in the imaginary French province of Poictesme during the first half of the 13th century. The book follows the earthly career of Dom Manuel the Redeemer from his origins as …

18739. The Lottie Project

Jacqueline Wilson

The Lottie Project is a children's novel by English author Jacqueline Wilson. It is illustrated by Nick Sharrat. The book is different from most Jaqueline Wilson books, as they are mostly told by characters who are not popular in school and are usually bullied by the popular …

18740. Disturbing the Peace

Richard Yates

Disturbing the Peace is a novel by American writer Richard Yates. First published in 1975, Yates' fourth book concerns the crack-up and institutionalization of an alcoholic salesman. Semi-autobiographical, the novel was dismissed by critics as his weakest book.

18741. New Europe

Michael Palin

New Europe is the book that Michael Palin wrote to accompany the BBC television documentary series Michael Palin's New Europe. 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 many …

18746. Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry

Elizabeth McCracken

Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry is a collection of short stories by Elizabeth McCracken first published in 1993 by Random House. It was included on the American Library Association's "List of Notable Books for 1994."

18747. Love in Excess; or, The Fatal Enquiry

Eliza Fowler Haywood

Love in Excess is Eliza Haywood's best known novel. It details the amorous escapades of Count D'Elmont, a rake who becomes reformed over the course of the novel. Love in Excess was a huge bestseller in its time, going through multiple reissues in the four years following its …

18748. Echoes of the Well of Souls

Jack L. Chalker

Echoes of the Well of Souls is a book published in 1993 that was written by Jack L. Chalker.

18749. Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches

Charles Leland

Aradia, or the Gospel of the Witches is a book composed by the American folklorist Charles Godfrey Leland that was published in 1899. It contains what he believed was the religious text of a group of pagan witches in Tuscany, Italy that documented their beliefs and rituals, …

18750. Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet

Jeffrey Sachs

Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet is a 2008 New York Times bestseller book by economist Jeffrey Sachs. Sachs began promoting electric vehicles in this book.

18751. Renunciates of Darkover

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Renunciates of Darkover 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 March, 1991.

18753. Sex

Madonna

Sex is a coffee table book written by American singer Madonna, with photographs taken by Steven Meisel Studio and film frames shot by Fabien Baron. The book was edited by Glenn O'Brien and was released on October 21, 1992, by Warner Books, Maverick and Callaway Books. Approached …

18754. 19 Varieties of Gazelle

Naomi Shihab Nye

19 varieties of gazelle: poems of the Middle East is a poetry book, by Naomi Shihab Nye. It was a finalist for the 2002 National Book Award, Young People's Literature. The poems explore the live of people in the Middle East, in the light of the September 11 attacks. Publisher’s …

18756. Knee-Knock Rise

Natalie Babbitt

Knee-Knock Rise is a children's book written by Natalie Babbitt and published in 1970. It was awarded the Newbery Honor in 1971. Although the story is intended for children, some of the underlying themes deal with subjects such as the need for invented religion.

18757. The Singing Tree

Kate Seredy

The Singing Tree is a children's novel by Kate Seredy, the sequel to The Good Master. Also illustrated by Seredy, it was a Newbery Honor book in 1940. Set in rural Hungary four years after The Good Master, it continues the story of Kate and Jancsi, showing the effect of World …

18758. The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for …

Margarita Engle

The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom is a verse novel set in Cuba, written by Margarita Engle and published in 2010. It received the award of a John Newbery Honor in 2009.

18759. The Twelfth Imam

Joel C. Rosenberg

The Twelfth Imam is a Christian fiction book written by Joel C. Rosenberg. It revolves around the story of a CIA operative who destroys Iran's nuclear capability.

18762. Trullion: Alastor 2262

Jack Vance

Trullion: Alastor 2262 is a science fiction novel by Jack Vance first published by Ballantine Books. It is one of three books set in the Alastor Cluster, "a whorl of thirty thousand live stars in an irregular volume twenty to thirty light-years in diameter." Three thousand of …

18763. Statesman

Plato

18764. The Diamond Hunters

Wilbur A. Smith

The Diamond Hunters is a novel by Wilbur Smith. It was adapted into a film, The Kingfisher Caper in 1975 and a television mini series in 2001.

18767. Canyons

Gary Paulsen

Canyons is a novel written by Gary Paulsen. It involves two boys - one lives in modern times while the other is an Indian boy living nearly two hundred years ago.

18768. Procession of the Dead

D. B Shan

Procession of the Dead is a book written by Darren O'Shaughnessy that was originally published in February 1999 in the UK under the name of Ayuamarca. It is the first book in The City Book Trilogy. It was re-released in March 2008 following Darren Shan's popularity under the new …

18769. Common Ground

J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families is a nonfiction book by J. Anthony Lukas, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1985, that examines race relations in Boston, Massachusetts through the prism of desegregation busing. It received the Pulitzer …

18770. And Thereby Hangs a Tale

Jeffrey Archer

International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has spent the last five years gathering spellbinding stories from around the globe. These fifteen brand-new tales showcase Archerâs talent for capturing an unforgettable moment in time, whether tragic, comic, or outrageous.In …

18771. Hansel and Gretel

Jacob Grimm

"Hansel and Gretel" is a well-known fairy tale of German origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812. Hansel and Gretel are a young brother and sister threatened by a cannibalistic witch living deep in the forest in a house constructed of cake and confectionery. …

18772. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a high fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in 1950. It was the first published of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia and the best known; among all the author's books it is the most widely held in …

18773. Prince of Annwn

Evangeline Walton

Prince of Annwn is a fantasy novel by Evangeline Walton, the fourth in a series of four based on the Welsh Mabinogion. Originally intended for publication by Ballantine Books as a volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series, it actually saw print only after the …

18774. Royal Escape

Georgette Heyer

Royal Escape is a historical novel written by Georgette Heyer about the escape of Charles II. It is set in 1651 during the English Commonwealth.

18776. Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs

Tomie dePaola

Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs is a 1973 non-fiction children's book by Tomie dePaola which introduces children to the concept of death.

18777. The Good Dog

Avi

The Good Dog is a children's novel by Newbery Medalist Edward Irving Wortis published under his pseudonym, Avi, in 2001. Written for ages 8–12, the book has been described as having "a very cinematic feel" comparable to the movies The Incredible Journey and Beethoven.

18780. The Servant's Tale

Margaret Frazer

The Servant's Tale is a book written by Margaret Frazer.

18781. The Crooked Letter

Sean Williams

When mirror twins Seth and Hadrian Castillo travel to Europe on holidays, they don’t expect the end of the world to follow them. Seth’s murder, however, puts exactly that into motion. From opposite sides of death, the Castillo twins grapple with a reality neither of them …

18783. Brooke

V. C. Andrews

Brooke is a book published in 1998 that was written by V. C. Andrews.

18784. Apocalypso

Robert Rankin

Apocalypso is a novel by the British author Robert Rankin.

18787. Gollum: How We Made Movie Magic

Andy Serkis

Gollum: How We Made Movie Magic is a memoir written by actor Andy Serkis about his adventures playing Gollum in New Line Cinema's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. It was released to coincide with the theatrical release of The Return of the King.

18790. Castle of Deception

Mercedes Lackey

Castle of Deception is a book published in 1992 that was written by Mercedes Lackey and Josepha Sherman.

18791. Dragon and Soldier

Timothy Zahn

Dragon and Soldier is a 2004 science fiction novel by Timothy Zahn and the second book in his Dragonback series. It was preceded by 2003's Dragon and Thief and was followed by Dragon and Slave. It was first published on June 1, 2004 by Starscape and is set on two Earth-like …

18793. Star Wars Republic Commando: True Colors

Karen Traviss

Star Wars Republic Commando: True Colors is the third novel in the Republic Commando series, written by Karen Traviss. It is a sequel to Hard Contact and Triple Zero and continues the story of Omega Squad's actions during the Clone Wars.

18795. The Rogue

Trudi Canavan

Discover the magic of Trudi Canavan with her brand new novel in the Traitor Spy Trilogy...Living among the Sachakan rebels, Lorkin does his best to learn about their unique magic. But the Traitors are reluctant to trade their secrets for the Healing they so desperately …

18798. Mirror Image

Danielle Steel

Mirror Image is a novel by Danielle Steel about identical twins, Victoria and Olivia Henderson set during the First World War.

18799. The Return of Rafe MacKade

Nora Roberts

Don’t miss the first book in the beloved MacKade brothers series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts!Ten years after disappearing from Antietam, Maryland, the bad boy Rafe MacKade has come home. Cleaned up and successful now—though still dangerously …

18800. The Future of Us

Jay Asher

The Future of Us is a 2011 contemporary fiction novel written by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler. The novel was published on November 21, 2011 by Razorbill, a division of Penguins Young Readers Group.



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