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.

18801. The Damnation of Theron Ware

Harold Frederic

The Damnation of Theron Ware is an 1896 novel by American author Harold Frederic. It is widely considered a classic of American literature by scholars and critics, though the common reader often has not heard of it. The novel reveals a great deal about early 20th century …

18803. 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.

18804. 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 …

18805. 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 …

18806. Inside the Soviet Army

Viktor Suvorov

Inside the Soviet Army, is a book by Viktor Suvorov, which describes the general organisation, doctrine, and strategy of the Soviet armed forces. Suvorov explains his view on the political realities of the USSR, where everything is subordinated to maintain the Communist regime's …

18808. What is art? and essays on art

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

What is Art? is a book by Leo Tolstoy. It was completed in Russian in 1897 but first published in English due to difficulties with the Russian censors. Tolstoy cites the time, effort, public funds, and public respect spent on art and artists as well as the imprecision of general …

18809. 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.

18811. The Zucchini Warriors

Gordon Korman

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

18814. Emlyn's Moon

Jenny Nimmo

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

18815. 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.

18817. 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 …

18822. 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 …

18823. 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 …

18824. 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 …

18825. (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.

18827. Emerald Eyes

Daniel Keys Moran

Emerald Eyes is a book published in 1988 that was written by Daniel Keys Moran.

18828. 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 …

18830. 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 …

18831. 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.

18833. Letting Go

Philip Roth

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

18834. 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 …

18836. 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 …

18837. 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, …

18838. 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 …

18840. 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.

18841. 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.

18842. First Light

Geoffrey Wellum

First Light: The Story of the Boy Who Became a Man in the War-Torn Skies Above Britain is a 2002 memoir by Geoffrey Wellum, a Royal Air Force fighter pilot in the Second World War.

18843. 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 …

18844. Castle of Deception

Mercedes Lackey

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

18846. 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 …

18848. 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 …

18849. 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 …

18851. Some of Your Blood

Theodore Sturgeon

Some of Your Blood is a short horror novel in epistolary form by Theodore Sturgeon, first published in 1961.

18854. Poem Strip: Including an Explanation of the Afterlife

Dino Buzzati

A New York Review Books Original There’s a certain street—via Saterna—in the middle of Milan that just doesn’t show up on maps of the city. Orfi, a wildly successful young singer, lives there, and it’s there that one night he sees his gorgeous girlfriend Eura disappear, “like a …

18855. The Prisoner of Zenda

Anthony Hope

The Prisoner of Zenda is an adventure novel by Anthony Hope, published in 1894. The king of the fictional country of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus unable to attend the ceremony. Political forces are such that in order for the king to retain his crown …

18856. Rimbaud

Graham Robb

Rimbaud is a book published in 2000 and written by Graham Robb.

18857. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

John Locke

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. It first appeared in 1689 with the printed title An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. He describes the mind at birth as a blank slate filled later …

18859. The Verdant Passage

Troy Denning

The Verdant Passage is a book published in 1991 that was written by Troy Denning.

18862. The Book on Adler

Søren Kierkegaard

The Book on Adler is a work by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, written during his second authorship, and was published posthumously in 1872. The work is partly about pastor Adolph Peter Adler who claimed to have received a revelation. After some questionable acts, …

18863. The American Way of Death

Jessica Mitford

The American Way of Death is an exposé of abuses in the funeral home industry in the United States, written by Jessica Mitford and published in 1963. Feeling that death had become much too sentimentalized, highly commercialized, and, above all, excessively expensive, Mitford …

18864. Intercourse

Andrea Dworkin

Intercourse is a radical feminist analysis of sexual intercourse in literature and society, written by Andrea Dworkin. Intercourse is often said to argue that "all heterosexual sex is rape", based on the line from the book that says "violation is a synonym for intercourse." …

18868. Political Fictions

Joan Didion

Political Fictions is a 2001 book of essays by Joan Didion on the American political process.

18869. Behind the Walls of Terra

Philip José Farmer

Behind the Walls of Terra is a book published in 1970 that was written by Philip José Farmer.

18871. Slave Ship

K. W. Jeter

Slave Ship is the second book in The Bounty Hunter Wars trilogy of books in the Star Wars Universe. It was written by K. W. Jeter.

18873. Skinny Bitch in the Kitch

Rory Freedman

Skinny Bitch in the Kitch: Kick-Ass Recipes for Hungry Girls Who Want to Stop Cooking Crap is the second book from Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin. The book is a continuation of the original Skinny Bitch except it's a recipe book for those who are interested in a vegan diet. …

18874. The Tribune's Curse

John Maddox Roberts

The Tribune's Curse is a novel by John Maddox Roberts. It is the seventh volume of Roberts's SPQR series, featuring Senator Decius Metellus.

18875. Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn

Robert Holdstock

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is a fantasy novel by British author Robert Holdstock. It was originally published in the United States in 1997 The story is a prequel to Mythago Wood and explores Christian Huxley's quest into Ryhope Wood and the apparent suicide of his mother, …

18876. Caspian rain

Gina B. Nahai

Caspian Rain is the fourth novel from Gina B. Nahai and takes place in the decade before the Islamic Revolution. The book was published in 2007 by MacAdam/Cage in the United States and has been published in 15 languages.

18877. Psychohistorical Crisis

Donald Kingsbury

Psychohistorical Crisis is a science fiction novel by Donald Kingsbury, published by Tor Books in 2001. An expansion of his 1995 novella "Historical Crisis", it is a re-imagining of the world of Isaac Asimov's Foundation series, set after the establishment of the Second Empire. …

18878. Myth Adventures One

Robert Asprin

Myth Adventures One is a book published in 1985 that was written by Robert Asprin and Phil Foglio.

18879. Maestro

Peter Goldsworthy

Maestro is a 1989 novel written by Australian author Peter Goldsworthy. It is a bildungsroman which deals with the themes of art and life. The novel was shortlisted for the 1990 Miles Franklin Award. It has been translated into German, and is a set text on year-twelve syllabuses …

18880. Babylon 5: Voices

John Vornholt

Voices is the first book in the series of original science fiction novels based on the Emmy Award-winning series Babylon 5 created by J. Michael Straczynski. The book was written by John Vornholt.

18882. The Integral Trees

Larry Niven

The Integral Trees is a 1984 science fiction novel by Larry Niven. Like much of Niven's work, the story is heavily influenced by the setting: a gas torus, a ring of air around a neutron star. A sequel, The Smoke Ring, was published in 1987. It was nominated for the Nebula Award …

18884. The ghosts of blood and innocence

Storm Constantine

The ghosts of blood and innocence is a book published in 2005) that was written by Storm Constantine.

18886. The Cosmic Computer

H. Beam Piper

The Cosmic Computer is a book published in 1963 that was written by H. Beam Piper.

18887. Epicenter

Joel C. Rosenberg

Epicenter is a 2006 non-fiction Christian book by political column poster Joel C. Rosenberg. The book was released on September 1, 2006 through Tyndale House Publishers, Inc and concerns how current events in the Middle East and other places in the world resemble prophecies from …

18891. The Middle Moffat

Eleanor Estes

The Middle Moffat by Eleanor Estes is the second novel in the children's series known as The Moffats. Published in 1942, it was a Newbery Honor book. The title comes from Janey Moffat, who feels a little lost among her three siblings. Being neither the oldest or youngest, she …

18893. The Princess and the Pea

Hans Christian Andersen

The Princess and the Pea is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a young woman whose royal identity is established by a test of her physical sensitivity. The tale was first published with three others by Andersen in an inexpensive booklet on 8 May 1835 in …

18894. Schism

Catherine Asaro

Schism is a novel in the Saga of the Skolian Empire, a series of science fiction books by Catherine Asaro. It was first published in 2004.

18895. Skyfall

Catherine Asaro

Skyfall is a 2004 novel by Catherine Asaro which tells the story of how Roca met her husband Eldrinson, Bard of Dalvador, ruler of a province on Skyfall. The novel won Third Place Sapphire Award for Best Science Fiction Romance Novel of 2004 from the Science Fiction Romance …

18898. Partisans

Alistair MacLean

Partisans is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1982. MacLean used portions of the plot from the 1978 film Force 10 from Navarone as the basis of the plot for this novel. MacLean reverted to the theme of World War II, with which he was successful and …

18899. White Mischief

James Fox

White Mischief is a novel by British journalist James Fox, first published in hardback 1982 by Jonathan Cape and in paperback in 1984 by Penguin. It is the fictionalized account of the unsolved murder in 1941 of Josslyn Hay, the Earl of Erroll, a British expatriate in Kenya. The …

18900. The Silver Donkey

Sonya Hartnett

The Silver Donkey is a young-adult fiction book written by Sonya Hartnett, set during World War I. The book traces the journey of an English soldier who deserts the war and comes across two young girls in the French countryside, Marcelle and Coco. The girls help the soldier, who …

18901. Icebreaker

John Gardner

Icebreaker, first published in 1983, was the third novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. Carrying the Glidrose Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape and is the first Bond novel to be published in …

18905. In Winter's Shadow

Gillian Bradshaw

In Winter's Shadow is the final book in a trilogy of fantasy novels written by Gillian Bradshaw. It tells the story of King Arthur's downfall, as recounted by his wife Gwynhwyfar.

18908. Song and Dance Man

Karen Ackerman

Song and Dance Man is a children's picture book written by Karen Ackerman and illustrated by Stephen Gammell. Published in 1988, the book is about a grandfather who tells his grandchildren about his adventures on the stage. Gammell won the 1989 Caldecott Medal for his …

18909. Drummer Hoff

Barbara Emberley

Drummer Hoff is the title and main character of a children's book by Barbara and Ed Emberley. Ed Emberley won the 1968 Caldecott Medal for the book's illustrations. Written by Barbara Emberley, it tells a cumulative tale of seven soldiers who build a cannon named the "Sultan", …

18910. Abraham Lincoln

Ingri D'Aulaire

Abraham Lincoln is a book by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire about Abraham Lincoln. Released by Doubleday Publishers, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1940.

18911. Onion John

Joseph Krumgold

Onion John is a novel written by Joseph Krumgold and published in 1959. It was the winner of the 1960 Newbery Medal. The story is set in 1950s New Jersey, and tells the story of 12-year-old Andy Rusch and his friendship with an eccentric hermit who lives on the outskirts of the …

18912. The Last Hurrah

Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah is a 1956 novel written by Edwin O'Connor. It is considered the most popular of O’Connor's works, partly because of a significant 1958 movie adaptation starring Spencer Tracy. The novel was immediately a bestseller in the United States for 20 weeks, and was also …

18913. The Walking Dead, Book 4

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead, Book 4 is a book written by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard and Cliff Rathburn.

18914. The Damage Done

Warren Fellows

The Damage Done is a book by Australian Warren Fellows. It portrays his time in the notorious Bangkwang prison, nicknamed "Big Tiger". Fellows was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1978, convicted of heroin trafficking between Bangkok, Thailand and Australia.

18919. Delirium's Mistress

Tanith Lee

Delirium's Mistress is the fourth novel in Tales From The Flat Earth by Tanith Lee.

18922. Crash Proof: How to Profit From the Coming Economic …

Peter Schiff

Crash Proof: How to Profit From the Coming Economic Collapse is an investment book by American investment broker, Peter Schiff.

18923. Sten Adventures Book 1: Sten

Chris Bunch

Sten is the first book in Chris Bunch and Allan Cole's The Sten Adventures.

18925. Genevieve

Eric Jerome Dickey

Genevieve is a novel by Eric Jerome Dickey.

18926. Orbus

Neal Asher

Orbus is a 2009 science fiction novel by Neal Asher. It is the third novel in the Spatterjay sequence.

18929. Kydd

Julian Stockwin

Kydd, first published in 2001, is a historical novel by Julian Stockwin. This first instalment in Julian Stockwin's series of novels set during the Age of Fighting Sail tells the story of young Kydd, who is pressed into service on a British ship in 1793. The book is unusual in …

18931. Rage

Julie Anne Peters

Rage: A Love Story is a young adult novel by Julie Anne Peters. It was first published in hardback in 2009. The story follows Johanna who falls in love with Reeve who has suffered much abuse in her life. When their relationship struggles, Reeve begins to physically abuse Johanna …

18932. Friendship For Today

Patricia McKissack

Friendship For Today is an award nominated book written by Patricia McKissack.

18933. The Spy

Clive Cussler

The Spy is an Isaac Bell adventure tale, the third in that series. The hardcover edition was released June 1, 2010. Other editions were released on different dates.

18940. Flyy girl

Omar Tyree

Flyy Girl is young adult/new adult literature and an urban fiction book written by Omar Tyree. The book was originally published by Mars Productions in 1993 and republished by Simon & Schuster for adults in 1996. The novel is regarded to be the genesis of the modern …

18941. The Jeweler's Shop

Pope John Paul II

The Jeweler's Shop is a three-act play, written by Pope John Paul II in 1960, that looks at three couples as their lives become intertwined and mingled with one another. The play looks at humanity's ideas and expectations of romantic love and marriage. It is a truthful and …

18948. The Evolution of Physics

Leopold Infeld

The Evolution of Physics: The Growth of Ideas From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta is a science book for the lay reader, by Albert Einstein and Leopold Infeld, tracing the development of ideas in physics. It was originally published in 1938 by Cambridge University Press. …

18949. Mary of Nazareth

Marek Halter

The ancient world and its politics come to life through the eyes of a young Jewish woman, Mary of Nazareth Miriam–also known as Mary–was born into a Palestine oppressed by Herod the Great; she is accustomed to living with uncertainty and unrest. But when her beloved father is …

18950. Adrian Mole: From Minor to Major

Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole: From Minor to Major is a compilation of the first three books The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾, The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole and The True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole. The book also contains the specially written bonus, Adrian Mole and the Small …

18951. The Geography of the Imagination

Guy Davenport

In the 40 essays that constitute this collection, Guy Davenport, one of America's major literary critics, elucidates a range of literary history, encompassing literature, art, philosophy and music, from the ancients to the grand old men of modernism.

18952. Lila Says

Chimo

Lila Says was first published in 1996 in French and translated into English in 1999. The author's name is only listed as a pseudonym, Chimo. It was adapted into a film

18954. The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, and published by Frederick Warne & Co. in October 1911. Timmy Tiptoes is a squirrel believed to be a nut-thief by his fellows, and imprisoned by them in a hollow tree with the …

18958. Rachel Ray

Anthony Trollope

Rachel Ray is an 1863 novel by Anthony Trollope. It recounts the story of a young woman who is forced to give up her fiancé because of baseless suspicions directed toward him by the members of her community, including her sister and the pastors of the two churches attended by …

18960. The Original of Laura

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

The Original of Laura is the incomplete novel by Vladimir Nabokov, which he was writing at the time of his death in 1977. It was finally published, after 30 years of private debate, on November 17, 2009. Nabokov had requested that the work be destroyed upon his death, but his …

18961. A Turn in the South

V.S. Naipaul

A Turn in the South is a travelogue of the American South written by Nobel Prize-winning writer V. S. Naipaul. The book was published in 1989 and is based upon the author's travels in the southern states of the United States. Naipaul has written fiction and non-fiction about …

18962. The Egoist

George Meredith

The Egoist is a tragicomical novel by George Meredith published in 1879.

18963. Human Voices

Penelope Fitzgerald

Human Voices is a novel by British author Penelope Fitzgerald. It is set in WW2 London during 1940, from the Fall of France to the Battle of Britain, providing a bureaucracy-heavy BBC-centric view of the war.

18968. The Champion of Garathorm

Michael Moorcock

The Champion of Garathorm is a book published in 1973 that was written by Michael Moorcock.

18970. Five Have Plenty of Fun

Enid Blyton

Five Have Plenty Of Fun is the 14th novel in The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1955. An American girl, Berta, stays with the five. Mysterious visitors to Kirrin island and a kidnapping combine to make this the adventure of a lifetime. Berta is …

18971. The Spirit Level

Seamus Heaney

The Spirit Level is a poetry collection written by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It won the poetry prize for the 1996 Whitbread Awards. Heaney has been recorded reading this collection on the Seamus Heaney Collected Poems album.

18972. The Extremes

Christopher Priest

The Extremes is a 1998 science fiction novel by the English writer Christopher Priest. The novel received the BSFA Award.

18973. The Man Within

Graham Greene

The Man Within is the first novel by author Graham Greene. It tells the story of Francis Andrews, a reluctant smuggler, who betrays his colleagues and the aftermath of his betrayal. It is Greene's first published novel.. The title is taken from a sentence in Thomas Browne's …

18977. A Song Flung Up To Heaven

Maya Angelou

A Song Flung Up to Heaven is the sixth book in author Maya Angelou's series of autobiographies. Set between 1965 and 1968, it begins where Angelou's previous book All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes ends, with Angelou's trip from Accra, Ghana, where she had lived for the …

18978. The Hemingway Hoax

Joe Haldeman

The Hemingway Hoax is a short novel by science fiction writer Joe Haldeman. It weaves together a story of an attempt to produce a fake Ernest Hemingway manuscript with themes concerning time travel and parallel worlds. A shorter version of the book won both a Hugo award and a …

18979. Magic

Isaac Asimov

Magic is a collection of short stories and essays by Isaac Asimov, all within the fantasy genre, collected and released after his death. The first seven stories are part of his Azazel series, while the remainder are three more traditional medieval fantasies and one mystery story …

18980. Karma Cola

Gita Mehta

Karma Cola is a non-fiction book about India written by Gita Mehta originally published in 1979.

18981. The Sweet Smell of Psychosis

Will Self

The Sweet Smell of Psychosis is Will Self's first published Novella. It was printed by Bloomsbury Books in 1996 and features illustrations by Martin Rowson. Richard Hermes is a London journalist who lives a life of drudging days and cocaine fuelled nights. He falls in with a …

18982. The Awakening

Kate Chopin

The Awakening, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox …

18983. Up the Walls of the World

James Tiptree, Jr.

Up the Walls of the World is a 1978 science fiction novel by the American author Alice Sheldon who wrote under the pen name of James Tiptree, Jr. It was the first novel she published having until then worked and built a reputation only in the field of short stories. The novel …

18984. Lady Anna

Anthony Trollope

Lady Anna is a novel by Anthony Trollope, written in 1871 and first published in book form in 1874. The protagonist is a young woman of noble birth who, through an extraordinary set of circumstances, has fallen in love with and become engaged to a tailor. The novel describes her …

18985. User Stories Applied

Mike Cohn

User Stories Applied is a book written by Mike Cohn.

18987. Mindkiller

Spider Robinson

Mindkiller is a 1982 novel by science fiction writer Spider Robinson. The novel, set in the late 1980s, explores the social implications of technologies to manipulate the brain, beginning with wireheading, the use of electric current to stimulate the pleasure center of the brain …

18988. The Free Bards

Mercedes Lackey

The Free Bards is a book published in 1997 that was written by Mercedes Lackey.

18989. Rupert of Hentzau

Anthony Hope

Rupert of Hentzau is a sequel by Anthony Hope to The Prisoner of Zenda, written in 1895, but not published until 1898.

18991. Fatal Cure

Robin Cook

Fatal Cure is a medical thriller written by Robin Cook.

18992. After Babel

George Steiner

After Babel: Aspects of Language and Translation is a 1975 linguistics book written by literary critic George Steiner. It was first published in January 1975 by Oxford University Press in the United Kingdom and deals with the "Babel problem" of multiple languages. After Babel is …

18993. On the Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to …

Søren Kierkegaard

On the Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates is Søren Kierkegaard's university thesis paper that he submitted in 1841. This thesis is the culmination of three years of extensive study on Socrates, as seen from the view point of Xenophon, Aristophanes, and Plato. …

18995. The Examined Life

Robert Nozick

The Examined Life is a 1989 collection of philosophical meditations by Robert Nozick.

18997. Juha

Juhani Aho

19000. Time Must Have a Stop

A. A Huxley

Time Must Have A Stop is a novel by Aldous Huxley, first published in 1944 by Chatto and Windus. It follows the story of Sebastian Barnack, a young poet, who holidays with his hedonistic uncle in Florence. Many of the philosophical themes discussed in the novel are explored …



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