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.

2201. Y: The Last Man, Volume 2: Cycles

Brian K. Vaughan

Y: The Last Man is a dystopian science fiction comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra published by Vertigo beginning in 2002. The series is about the seemingly only man who survives the apparent simultaneous death of all other male mammals on Earth except the man's …

2202. Naked Empire

Terry Goodkind

Naked Empire is the eighth book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth.

2203. Broken

Kelley Armstrong

Broken is a fantasy novel by written by Kelley Armstrong. It is the sixth in her Women of the Otherworld series and has the return of Elena Michaels as narrator.

2204. I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill …

Ally Carter

I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You is a young-adult fiction novel written by Ally Carter and is the first book in the Gallagher Girls series. In October 2007, a sequel was released titled Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy.

2205. Crow Lake

Mary Lawson

Crow Lake is that rare find, a first novel so quietly assured, so emotionally pitch perfect, you know from the opening page that this is the real thing—a literary experience in which to lose yourself, by an author of immense talent.Here is a gorgeous, slow-burning story set in …

2207. The Forest House

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Forest Houseprequel to The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley’s beloved and enduring classicis a mesmerizing epic of one woman’s mythic role at a turning point in history.In a Britain struggling to survive Roman invasion, Eilan is the daughter of a Druidic warleader, …

2208. Broken Angels

Richard K. Morgan

Critics have compared Richard Morgan's first novel, Altered Carbon, to the classic hardboiled fiction of Raymond Chandler. The comparison doesn't accurately describe Morgan's second novel, Broken Angels. Morgan's prose never approaches Chandler's metaphoric excess, and Morgan's …

2209. All the Weyrs of Pern

Anne McCaffrey

All the Weyrs of Pern is a science fiction novel by the American-Irish author Anne McCaffrey. Published in 1991, it was the eleventh book published in the Dragonriders of Pern series.

2211. Blaze

Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King (writing as Richard Bachman) presents this gripping and remarkable New York Times bestselling crime novel about a damaged young man who embarks on an ill-advised kidnapping plot—a work as taut and riveting as anything he has ever written.Once upon …

2212. Agnes Grey

Anne Brontë

‘The name of governess, I soon found, was a mere mockery … my pupils had no more notion of obedience than a wild, unbroken colt’When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a governess in order to contribute …

2213. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Cory Doctorow

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is a 2003 science fiction book, the first novel by Canadian author and digital-rights activist Cory Doctorow. Concurrent with its publication by Tor Books, Doctorow released the entire text of the novel under a Creative Commons noncommercial …

2214. The Diamond Throne

David Eddings

The Diamond Throne is a book published in 1989 that was written by David Eddings.

2215. The Sign of the Four

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sign of the Four, also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 stories starring the fictional detective. The story is set in 1888. The Sign of the Four has a complex plot …

2217. The Martian

Andy Weir

8 Tips for Surviving on Mars from Andy Weir So you want to live on Mars. Perhaps it’s the rugged terrain, beautiful scenery, or vast natural landscape that appeals to you. Or maybe you’re just a lunatic who wants to survive in a lifeless barren wasteland. Whatever your …

2219. Deadhouse Gates

Steven Erikson

Deadhouse Gates is the second novel in Steven Erikson's epic fantasy series, the Malazan Book of the Fallen. Deadhouse Gates follows on from the first novel, Gardens of the Moon and takes place simultaneously with events in the third novel Memories of Ice. The novel was first …

2220. The Painted Man

Peter V. Brett

As darkness falls after sunset, the corelings rise—demons who possess supernatural powers and burn with a consuming hatred of humanity. For hundreds of years the demons have terrorized the night, slowly culling the human herd that shelters behind magical wards—symbols of power …

2221. The Troubled Man

Jules Verne

The much-anticipated return of Henning Mankell’s brilliant, brooding detective, Kurt Wallander.On a winter day in 2008, Håkan von Enke, a retired high-ranking naval officer, vanishes during his daily walk in a forest near Stockholm. The investigation into his disappearance falls …

2222. The Zookeeper's Wife

Diane Ackerman

Amazon Significant Seven, September 2007: On the heels of Alan Weisman's The World Without Us I picked up Diane Ackerman's The Zookeeper’s Wife. Both books take you to Poland's forest primeval, the Bialowieza, and paint a richly textured portrait of a natural world that few of …

2223. Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

Mario Vargas Llosa

Mario Vargas Llosa's brilliant, multilayered novel is set in the Lima, Peru, of the author's youth, where a young student named Marito is toiling away in the news department of a local radio station. His young life is disrupted by two arrivals.The first is his aunt Julia, …

2224. Parable of the Sower

Octavia E. Butler

This highly acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from award-winning author Octavia E. Butler "pairs well with 1984 or The Handmaid's Tale" (John Green, New York Times)--now with a new foreword by N. K. Jemisin. When global climate change and economic crises lead …

2225. Out of the Dust

Karen Hesse

Like the Oklahoma dust bowl from which she came, 14-year-old narrator Billie Jo writes in sparse, free-floating verse. In this compelling, immediate journal, Billie Jo reveals the grim domestic realities of living during the years of constant dust storms: That hopes--like the …

2226. Gentlemen of the Road

Michael Chabon

Gentlemen of the Road is a 2007 serial novel by American author Michael Chabon. It is a "swashbuckling adventure" set in the kaganate of Khazaria around AD 950. It follows two Jewish bandits who become embroiled in a rebellion and a plot to restore a displaced Khazar prince to …

2227. The Brass Verdict

Michael Connelly

The Brass Verdict is the 19th novel by American author Michael Connelly and features the second appearance of Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Michael "Mickey" Haller. Connelly introduced Haller in his bestselling 2005 novel The Lincoln Lawyer.

2228. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Annie Dillard

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is a 1974 nonfiction narrative book by American author Annie Dillard. Told from a first-person point of view, the book details an unnamed narrator's explorations near her home, and various contemplations on nature and life. The title refers to Tinker …

2229. indispensable Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson

Calvin, the six-year-old dirty tricksmeister and master of indignation and his warm, cuddly philosopher sidekick and Hobbes, a tiger whose idea of adventure is to lie on his back by the fire and have his stomach rubbed. This unlikely due captured the hearts, the minds, and, most …

2230. Sea of Silver Light

Tad Williams

Sea of Silver Light is the fourth and final installment of Tad Williams' Otherland series. It was published in 2001 with a paperback release in 2002. It concludes the saga begun in City of Golden Shadow, taking the characters through a world being born around them as they face …

2231. "B" Is for Burglar

Sue Grafton

B is for Burglar, from Sue Grafton's #1 New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone Alphabet mystery seriesAlthough business has been slow lately for P.I. Kinsey Millhone, she's reluctant to take on the case of locating Beverly Danziger's sister Elaine Boldt. It's a small matter …

2232. Chasm City

Alastair Reynolds

Chasm City is a 2001 science fiction novel by author Alastair Reynolds, set in the Revelation Space universe. It deals with themes of identity, memory, and immortality, and many of its scenes are concerned primarily with describing the unusual societal and physical structure of …

2234. The house at Pooh Corner

A. A. Milne

Happy 90th birthday, to one of the world's most beloved icons of children's literature, Winnie-the-Pooh! Return to the Hundred Acre Wood in A.A. Milne’s second collection of Pooh stories, The House at Pooh Corner. Here you will rediscover all the characters you met in …

2235. Jack & Jill

James Patterson

Jack & Jill is the third novel in a series written by James Patterson which features Washington, D.C. psychologist and homicide police detective Alex Cross. The previous two books are Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls.

2236. All She Was Worth

Miyuki Miyabe

Here is a deftly written thriller that is also a "deep and moody" (NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW) journey through the dark side of Japan's consumer-crazed society. Ordinary people plunge into insurmountable personal debt and fall prey to dangerous webs of underground creditors-so …

2237. The Darkest Road

Guy Gavriel Kay

Five men and women from our world face a battle with an evil beyond imagining in the deeply moving conclusion to Guy Gavriel Kay’s acclaimed Fionavar Tapestry.As the Unraveller’s armies assemble, those resisting him must call upon the most ancient of powers, knowing that if this …

2238. Runaway Horses

Yukio Mishima

Runaway Horses is a 1969 novel by Yukio Mishima, the second in his Sea of Fertility tetralogy. Mishima did much research to prepare for this novel, including visiting locations recorded in the book and searching for information on the Shimpūren Rebellion.

2239. The Autumn of the Patriarch

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One of Gabriel García Márquez's most intricate and ambitious works, The Autumn of the Patriarch is a brilliant tale of a Caribbean tyrant andthe corruption of power.From charity to deceit, benevolence to violence, fear of God to extreme cruelty, the dictator of The Autumn of the …

2240. Hardboiled & Hard Luck

Banana Yoshimoto

Hardboiled & Hard Luck is a novel written by Japanese author Banana Yoshimoto in 1999 and translated into English in 2005 by Michael Emmerich.

2241. Eugénie Grandet

Honoré de Balzac

Eugénie Grandet is an 1833 novel by Honoré de Balzac about miserliness, and how it is bequeathed from the father to the daughter, Eugénie, through her unsatisfying love attachment with her cousin. As is usual with Balzac, all the characters in the novel are fully realized. …

2242. Cause of Death

Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell's heroine Dr. Kay Scarpetta is back; this time to solve the mystery of the death of an Associated Press reporter who was killed while nosing about in a decommissioned navy yard. Scarpetta's involvement in the case leads her to be targeted for murder herself by …

2243. Fear and Trembling

Søren Kierkegaard

Fear and Trembling is an influential philosophical work by Søren Kierkegaard, published in 1843 under the pseudonym Johannes de silentio. The title is a reference to a line from Philippians 2:12, "...continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling." — itself a …

2244. I Am David

Anne Holm

I am David is a 1963 novel by Anne Holm. It tells the story of a young boy who, with the help of a prison guard, escapes from a concentration camp in an unnamed Eastern European country and journeys to Denmark. Along the way he meets many people who teach him about life outside …

2245. Rosemary's Baby

Ira Levin

Rosemary's Baby is a 1967 best-selling horror novel by Ira Levin, his second published book. It sold over 4 million copies "making it the top bestselling horror novel of the 1960s."

2246. Women

Charles Bukowski

Low-life writer and unrepentant alcoholic Henry Chinaski was born to survive. After decades of slacking off at low-paying dead-end jobs, blowing his cash on booze and women, and scrimping by in flea-bitten apartments, Chinaski sees his poetic star rising at last. Now, at fifty, …

2247. Despair

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

Despair is the seventh novel by Vladimir Nabokov, originally published in Russian, serially in the politicized literary journal Sovremennye zapiski during 1934. It was then published as a book in 1936, and translated to English by the author in 1937. Most copies of the 1937 …

2248. Shaman's Crossing

Robin Hobb

Nevare Burvelle is the second son of a second son, destined from birth to carry a sword. The wealthy young noble will follow his father—newly made a lord by the King of Gernia—into the cavalry, training in the military arts at the elite King's Cavella Academy in the capital city …

2249. Undead and Unemployed

MaryJanice Davidson

Undead and Unemployed is a paranormal romance novel by MaryJanice Davidson. It is the second adventure of Elizabeth Anne "Betsy" Taylor in the Undead series after her transformation into a vampire.

2250. The Secret Agent

Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad's dark satire on English society In the only novel Conrad set in London, The Secret Agent communicates a profoundly ironic view of human affairs. The story is woven around an attack on the Greenwich Observatory in 1894 masterminded by Verloc, a Russian spy working …

2251. By the Shores of Silver Lake

Laura Ingalls Wilder

By the Shores of Silver Lake, by Laura Ingalls Wilder, was first published in 1939 and is the fifth of nine books written in her Little House on the Prairie series, also known as The Laura Years. The book takes place over a period of just over one year, beginning when Laura is …

2252. Life Expectancy

Dean Koontz

This ebook edition contains a special preview of Dean Koontz’s The Silent Corner.With his bestselling blend of nail-biting intensity, daring artistry, and storytelling magic, Dean Koontz returns with an emotional roller coaster of a tale filled with enough twists, turns, shocks, …

2253. Messenger

Lois Lowry

Messenger is a 2004 Young-adult fiction by author Lois Lowry. It forms the third installment of The Giver Quartet begun by her 1993 Newbery Medal-winning novel The Giver. This novel takes place about eight years after the events of The Giver, and about six years after the events …

2254. Winter's Tale

Mark Helprin

Now a major motion pictureNew York Times bestseller"Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere alive in the novel . . . Not for some time have I read a work as funny, thoughtful, passionate or …

2256. 44 Scotland Street

Alexander McCall Smith

44 SCOTLAND STREET - Book 1 The residents and neighbors of 44 Scotland Street and the city of Edinburgh come to vivid life in these gently satirical, wonderfully perceptive serial novels, featuring six-year-old Bertie, a remarkably precocious boy—just ask his mother. Welcome to …

2257. Nicholas Nickleby

Charles Dickens

'The novel has everything: an absorbing melodrama, with a supporting cast of heroes, villains and eccentrics, set in a London where vast wealth and desperate poverty live cheek-by-jowl' Jasper Rees, The Times When Nicholas Nickleby is left penniless after his father's death, he …

2258. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

Edward Tufte

A modern classic. Tufte teaches the fundamentals of graphics, charts, maps and tables. Includes 250 delightfullly entertaining illustrations, all beautifully printed.

2259. The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Enduring Literature Illuminated By Practical Scholarship The story of the Pyncheon family, residents of an evil house cursed by the victim of their ancestor's witch hunt and haunted by the ghosts of many generations. This Enriched Classic Edition Includes: A concise …

2260. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Haruki Murakami

A New York Times #1 BestsellerA New York Times and Washington Post notable book, and one of the Financial Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Slate, Mother Jones, The Daily Beast, and BookPage's best books of the yearColorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the …

2261. All the President's Men

Bob Woodward

The 25th-anniversary edition of Bernstein and Woodward's classic of investigative journalism. In what must be the most devastating political detective story of the century, two young Washington Post reporters whose brilliant investigative journalism smashed the Watergate …

2262. Strong Poison

Dorothy L. Sayers

Strong Poison is a 1930 novel by Dorothy L. Sayers, her fifth featuring Lord Peter Wimsey.

2263. The Heart of the Matter

Graham Greene

“Wilson sat on the balcony of the Bedford Hotel with his bald pink knees thrust against the ironwork..."Graham Greene's masterpiece, The Heart of the Matter, tells the story of a good man enmeshed in love, intrigue, and evil in a West African coastal town. Scobie is bound by …

2264. Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome

Robert Harris

From the bestselling author of Fatherland and Pompeii, comes the first novel of a trilogy about the struggle for power in ancient Rome.In his “most accomplished work to date” (Los Angeles Times), master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time to the …

2265. Flyte

Angie Sage

Flyte is a 2006 children's novel by Angie Sage and the second book in the Septimus Heap series. The book's cover was modeled after the in-story book: How to Survive Dragon Fostering: A Practykal Guide with the Flyte Charm lying on top. Flyte was released in March 2006 through …

2266. Civilization and its Discontents

Sigmund Freud

During the summer of 1929, Freud worked on what became this seminal volume of twentieth-century thought. It stands as a brilliant summary of the views on culture from a psychoanalytic perspective that he had been developing since the turn of the century. It is both witness and …

2267. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Henry Fielding

A foundling of mysterious parentage brought up by Mr. Allworthy on his country estate, Tom Jones is deeply in love with the seemingly unattainable Sophia Western, the beautiful daughter of the neighboring squire—though he sometimes succumbs to the charms of the local girls. When …

2268. The 5th Horseman

James Patterson

The 5th Horseman is the fifth book in the Women's Murder Club series featuring Lindsay Boxer by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro first published on February 2006. The novel like many in the series was commercially successful and repeatedly appeared in Publishers Weekly …

2269. Plum Lovin'

Janet Evanovich

Plum Lovin' is a 2007 novel by Janet Evanovich. It is the fourteenth book in the Stephanie Plum series. In this Valentine's Day between the numbers novella bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is tracking down Annie Hart, a relationship expert, who was charged with armed robbery. …

2270. It's Not About the Bike

Lance Armstrong

It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life is a 2000 autobiographical book by American cyclist Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins. The book was written shortly after Armstrong had won the 1999 Tour de France: he went on to win it six further times in successive years, …

2271. Komarr

Lois McMaster Bujold

Komarr is a 1998 science fiction novel by Lois McMaster Bujold. It is a part of the Vorkosigan Saga, and is the twelfth full-length novel in publication order. It was included in the 2008 omnibus Miles in Love.

2273. I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere

Anna Gavalda

Reading Anna Gavalda's story collection, I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere, is a bit like choosing the mini-éclair over its full-size counterpart--while the smaller size makes each morsel that much more satisfying, you can't help but wish for just one more bite. …

2274. Utvandringens tid

Tayeb Salih

'"Season of Migration to the North" is an Arabian Nights in reverse, enclosing a pithy moral about international misconceptions and delusions. The brilliant student of an earlier generation returns to his Sudanese village; obsession with the mysterious West and a desire to bite …

2275. Academ's Fury

Jim Butcher

Academ's Fury is a 2005 high fantasy novel by Jim Butcher. It is book two of the Codex Alera novel series.

2276. Democracy in America

Alexis de Tocqueville

De la démocratie en Amérique is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as Of Democracy in America, but English translations are usually titled simply Democracy in America. In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed …

2277. Leviathan

Paul Auster

So begins the story told by Peter Aaron and his best friend, Benjamin Sachs. Sachs had a marriage Aaron envied, an intelligence he admired, a world he shared. and then suddenly, after a near-fatal fall that might or night not have been intentional, Sachs disappeared. Now Aaron …

2278. Gorky Park

Martin Cruz Smith

Gorky Park is a 1981 crime novel written by Martin Cruz Smith set in the Soviet Union. Gorky Park is the first book in a series which also includes Polar Star and Red Square which are set during the Soviet era. Five more books with the character Arkady Renko, which all take …

2280. Red Prophet

Orson Scott Card

[Audio CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case][Read by Stephen Hoye, Stefan Rudnicki, Scott Brick] In this thrilling sequel to Seventh Son, Alvin Maker is awakening to many mysteries: his own strange powers, the magic of the American frontier, and the special virtues of its …

2281. Pedro Páramo

Juan Rulfo

Pedro Páramo is a novel written by Juan Rulfo about a man named Juan Preciado who travels to his recently deceased mother's hometown, Comala, to find his father, only to come across a literal ghost town─populated, that is, by spectral figures. Initially, the novel met with cold …

2282. The Warrior's Apprentice

Lois McMaster Bujold

The Warrior's Apprentice is an English language science fiction novel by Lois McMaster Bujold and is part of the Vorkosigan Saga. It was the second book published in the series, and is the fifth story, including novellas, in the internal chronology of the series. The Warrior's …

2283. Presumed Innocent

Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent, published in August 1987, is Scott Turow's first novel, which tells the story of a prosecutor charged with the murder of his colleague, an attractive and intelligent prosecutor, Carolyn Polhemus. It is told in the first person by the accused, Rožat "Rusty" …

2284. My Side of the Mountain

Jean Craighead George

My Side of the Mountain is a children's or young-adult adventure novel written and illustrated by Jean Craighead George, published by Dutton in 1959. It features a boy who learns about courage, independence, and the need for companionship while attempting to live in a forested …

2285. Oscar and Lucinda

Peter Carey

Oscar Hopkins is a high-strung preacher's kid with hydrophobia and noisy knees. Lucinda Leplastrier is a frizzy-haired heiress who impulsively buys a glass factory with the inheritance forced on her by a well-intentioned adviser. In the early parts of this lushly written book, …

2286. Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears. Husband-of-the-Year Nick …

2287. Exodus

Leon Uris

An American nurse becomes involved in the dramatic events leading to the establishment of the Israeli nation Exodus is an international publishing phenomenon the towering novel of the twentieth century s most dramatic geopolitical event Leon Uris magnificently portrays the birth …

2288. The Collectors

David Baldacci

The Collectors is a thriller novel written by American author David Baldacci. The book was published by Warner Books on October 17, 2006. This is the second installment to feature the Camel Club, a small group of Washington, D.C. civilian misfits led by "Oliver Stone", a former …

2289. The Book of the Dead

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

The Book of the Dead is a novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child published on July 1, 2007 by Warner Books. This is the seventh book in the Special Agent Pendergast series. Also, it is the third and final installment to the trilogy concentrating on Pendergast and his …

2291. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Judy Blume

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing is a children's novel written by Judy Blume and published in 1972. It is the first in the Fudge series and was followed by Superfudge, Fudge-a-Mania, and most recently by Double Fudge. Although Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great features many of …

2293. The Thief of Always

Clive Barker

The Thief of Always is a novel by Clive Barker that was published in 1992. The book is a fable written for children, but intended to be read by adults as well. The book's cover was created by Barker and the book contains several black and white illustrations by the author.

2294. The Pleasure of My Company

Steve Martin

Readers expecting something zany, something crudely humorous from Steve Martin's second novel, The Pleasure of My Company, will discover much greater riches. While the book has a sense of humor, Martin moves everywhere with a gentler, lighter touch in this elegant little fiction …

2295. Eon

Greg Bear

Perhaps it wasn't from our time, perhaps it wasn't even from our universe, but the arrival of the 300 kilometre long stone was the answer to humanity's desperate plea to end the threat of nuclear war. Inside the deep recesses of the stone lies Thistledown: the remnants of a …

2296. Anne of Green Gables #08: Rilla of Ingleside

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Rilla of Ingleside by Lucy Maud Montgomery Well-known for her Anne Shirley series, Lucy Maud Montgomery was the author of several novels, short stories and poems inspired from quotidian Canadian life, mainly from the life on Prince Edward Island in Canada, at the beginning of …

2297. Magic Kingdom for Sale -- Sold!

Terry Brooks

Book One in the Magic Kingdom of Landover Series Landover was a genuine magic kingdom, with fairy folk and wizardry, just as the advertisement promised. But after he purchased it, Ben Holiday learned that there were a few details the ad had failed to mention. The kingdom was …

2298. Chicken With Plums

Marjane Satrapi

In her acclaimed Persepolis books and in Embroideries, Marjane Satrapi rendered the events of her life and times in a uniquely captivating and powerful voice and vision. Now she turns that same keen eye and ear to the heartrending story of her great-uncle, a celebrated Iranian …

2299. The Hypnotist

Lars Kepler

The Hypnotist is a crime novel by the Swedish husband-wife writing team of Alexander Ahndoril and Alexandra Coelho Ahndoril, published under the name Lars Kepler. It was first published in Sweden in 2009 and translated into English in 2011 by Ann Long. In 2012, it was adapted …

2300. Johnny Got His Gun

Dalton Trumbo

Johnny Got His Gun is an anti-war novel written in 1938 by American novelist and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and published September 1939 by J. B. Lippincott. The novel won one of the early National Book Awards: the Most Original Book of 1939.

2301. Mudbound

Hillary Jordan

The shaky marriage between Henry McAllan and his city-bred wife Laura becomes even more unstable when his brother Jamie returns from World War II in 1946 to help work the family's miserable cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta, along with his comrade-in-arms Ronsel Jackson, the …

2302. The Choice

Nicholas Sparks

The Choice is a 2007 romance novel written by Nicholas Sparks. It was first published on September 24, 2007 by Grand Central Publishing.

2303. Jacob Have I Loved

Katherine Paterson

Jacob Have I Loved is a novel by Katherine Paterson that won the 1981 Newbery Medal. The title refers to the sibling rivalry between Jacob and Esau in the Jewish and Christian Bible, and comes directly from Romans 9:13: "As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I …

2304. The New Life

Orhan Pamuk

In his native Turkey, author Orhan Pamuk's novel The New Life is a huge hit. Now English-language readers have an opportunity to sample this unusual book for themselves. The New Life begins with the sentence "I read a book one day and my whole life was changed." That book leads …

2305. Solar

Ian McEwan

The literary event of the season: a new novel from Ian McEwan, as surprising as it is masterful. Michael Beard is a Nobel prize–winning physicist whose best work is behind him. Trading on his reputation, he speaks for enormous fees, lends his name to the letterheads of renowned …

2306. Attack of the Deranged Mutant Killer Monster Snow …

Bill Watterson

With the help of his faithful stuffed tiger companion and his alter-egos--Spaceman Spiff, Stupendous Man, and Tracer Bullet-- Calvin continues to navigate the tricky waters of youth in the latest collection by comic strip genius Bill Watterson. Original.Book Details:Format: …

2307. Rainbows End

Vernor Vinge

Rainbows End is a 2006 science fiction novel by Vernor Vinge. It was awarded the 2007 Hugo Award for Best Novel. The book is set in San Diego, California, in 2025, in a variation of the fictional world Vinge explored in his 2002 Hugo-winning novella "Fast Times at Fairmont High" …

2308. Dexter in the Dark

Jeff Lindsay

In his work as a Miami crime scene investigator, Dexter Morgan is accustomed to seeing evil deeds. . . particularly because, on occasion, he commits them himself. But Dexter's happy existence is turned upside down when he is called to an unusually disturbing crime scene at the …

2309. Valley of the Dolls

Jacqueline Susann

Valley of the Dolls is a novel by American writer Jacqueline Susann, published in 1966. The "dolls" within the title is a euphemism for pills, and was created by Susann. The term dolls also represents the women in the novel and their mishandling by the patriarchal world in which …

2310. Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

The Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde is the only truly complete and authoritative single-volume edition of Oscar Wilde’s works, and is available in both paperback and this hardback edition. Continuously in print since 1948, the Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde has …

2311. The Drowned and the Saved

Primo Levi

The Drowned and the Saved is a book of essays on life in the Nazi Vernichtungslager by Italian-Jewish author and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi, drawing on his personal experience as an inmate of Auschwitz. Whereas If This is a Man was autobiographical The Drowned and the Saved …

2312. Second Glance

Jodi Picoult

This breathtaking novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult asks: Do we love across time, or in spite of it?“Sometimes I wonder....Can a ghost find you, if she wants to?”An intricate tale of love, haunting memories, and renewal, Second Glance begins in …

2313. The Hollow Hills

Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills is a novel by Mary Stewart. It is the second in a quintet of novels covering the Arthurian Legends. This book is preceded by The Crystal Cave and succeeded by The Last Enchantment. The Hollow Hills was written in 1970 and published in 1973.

2314. Black Like Me

John Howard Griffin

In the Deep South of the 1950s, journalist John Howard Griffin decided to cross the color line. Using medication that darkened his skin to deep brown, he exchanged his privileged life as a Southern white man for the disenfranchised world of an unemployed black man. His …

2315. Roses Are Red

James Patterson

Roses Are Red is the sixth novel featuring the Washington, D.C. homicide detective and forensic psychiatrist Alex Cross written by James Patterson.

2316. Vittorio the Vampire

Anne Rice

Tired of the same old vampires? Check out Anne Rice's new race of undead bloodsuckers, independent of the Lestat series. Her alterna-vamp books began with Pandora, but the second of her New Tales of the Vampires, Vittorio, is truly a new beginning--a more controlled story and …

2317. The Ringworld Engineers

Larry Niven

The Ringworld Engineers is a 1979 science fiction novel by Larry Niven. It is the first sequel to Niven's award-winning Ringworld and was nominated for both the Hugo and Locus Awards in 1981.

2318. George's Marvellous Medicine

Roald Dahl

George's Marvellous Medicine is a children's book written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, first published in 1981. The book was praised for its imitativeness and humour, but was also criticised for its underdeveloped plot and somewhat abrupt ending. The book is …

2319. Travels with Herodotus

Ryszard Kapuscinski

From the master of literary reportage whose acclaimed books include Shah of Shahs, The Emperor, and The Shadow of the Sun, an intimate account of his first youthful forays beyond the Iron Curtain.Just out of university in 1955, Kapuscinski told his editor that he’d like to go …

2320. Cold Skin

Albert Sánchez Piñol

Cold Skin is the debut novel by Catalan author Albert Sánchez Piñol. The novel has had remarkable success with numerous reprints and translations venda rights. There will be a film version. It has been translated to 37 languages, and more than 150.000 copies were sold in the …

2321. Arrows of the Queen

Mercedes Lackey

Arrows of the Queen is a fantasy novel by Mercedes Lackey. It is the first book in the Heralds of Valdemar trilogy, coming before Arrow's Flight and Arrow's Fall. The book was first released in 1987, and was Lackey's first published work. Arrows of the Queen is identified as …

2322. The Accidental

Ali Smith

The Accidental is a 2005 novel by Scottish author Ali Smith. It follows a middle-class English family who are visited by an uninvited guest, Amber, while they are on holiday in a small village in Norfolk. Amber's arrival has a profound effect on all the family members. …

2323. The Taking

Dean Koontz

The Taking is a 2004 novel written by Dean Koontz.

2324. The Witch of Portobello

Paulo Coelho

How do we find the courage to always be true to ourselves—even if we are unsure of who we are?That is the central question of international bestselling author Paulo Coelho’s profound new work, The Witch of Portobello. It is the story of a mysterious woman named Athena, told by …

2325. Gates of Fire

Steven Pressfield

Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, that here obedient to their laws we lie. Thus reads an ancient stone at Thermopylae in northern Greece, the site of one of the world's greatest battles for freedom. Here, in 480 B.C., on a narrow mountain pass above the crystalline …

2326. A History of Reading

Alberto Manguel

Illustrierte Neuausgabe Gebundenes Buch "Das Lesen über das Lesen könnte als eine verrückte Unternehmung erscheinen, wäre da nicht Manguels Buch. Ein großer Wurf, unterhaltsam, informativ, vielseitig." Badische Zeitung "Ein Liebesbrief an das Lesen" schrieb der New Yorker zum …

2327. The Nine Tailors

Dorothy L. Sayers

The Nine Tailors is Dorothy L. Sayers's finest mystery, featuring Lord Peter Whimsey, and a classic of the genre. The nine tellerstrokes from the belfry of an ancient country church toll out the death of an unknown man and call the famous Lord Peter Whimsey to investigate the …

2328. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾

Sue Townsend

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ is the first book in the Adrian Mole series of comedic fiction, written by Sue Townsend. The book is written in a diary style, and focuses on the worries and regrets of a teenager who believes himself to be an intellectual. The story is …

2329. The Betrothed

Alessandro Manzoni

A historical novel set in Lombardy during the wars famine and plague of the period 1628 30 Two star crossed lovers are tested by the political injustices of their situation the virulence of the plague and a life in exile away from their homeland First published in 1827 and now …

2330. The Body in the Library

Agatha Christie

The Body in the Library is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in February 1942 and in UK by the Collins Crime Club in May of the same year. The US edition retailed at $2.00 and the UK edition at seven shillings …

2331. The Double

Jose Saramago

The inspiration for the major motion picture "Enemy" starring Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Denis Villeneuve Tertuliano Máximo Afonso is a divorced, depressed history teacher. To lift his spirits, a colleague suggests he rent a certain video. Tertuliano watches the film, …

2332. In the Time of the Butterflies

Julia Alvarez

From the author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents comes this tale of courage and sisterhood set in the Dominican Republic during the rise of the Trujillo dictatorship. A skillful blend of fact and fiction, In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of …

2333. Bright Lights, Big City

Jay McInerney

With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City in 1984, Jay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation. The novel follows a young man, living in Manhattan as if he owned it, through nightclubs, fashion shows, editorial offices, and loft parties …

2334. L.A. Confidential

James Ellroy

L.A. Confidential is neo-noir novel by James Ellroy, and the third of his L.A. Quartet series. James Ellroy dedicated L.A. Confidential "to Mary Doherty Ellroy". The epigraph is "A glory that costs everything and means nothing—Steve Erickson."

2335. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

William L. Shirer

American journalist and author William L. Shirer was a correspondent for six years in Nazi Germany—and had a front-row seat for Hitler's rise to power. His most definitive work on the subject, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, is a riveting account defined by first-person …

2336. A Stroke of Midnight

Laurell K. Hamilton

A Stroke of Midnight is the fourth novel in the Merry Gentry series by Laurell K. Hamilton.

2337. Catherine, Called Birdy

Karen Cushman

Catherine, Called Birdy is the first children's novel written by Karen Cushman. It is a historical novel in diary format, set in thirteenth century England. It was published in 1994, and won the Newbery Honor and Golden Kite Award in 1995.

2338. Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional high-society woman in post-First World War England. It is one of Woolf's best-known novels. Created from two short stories, "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" and the unfinished …

2339. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

Sherman Alexie

Alexie’s prose startles and dazzles with unexpected, impossible-to-anticipate moves. These are cultural love stories, and we laugh on every page with a fist tight around our hearts.”The Boston GlobePoetic and unremittingly honest . . . The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in …

2340. Death du Jour

Kathy Reichs

Death du Jour is the second novel by Kathy Reichs starring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan.

2341. Matter

Iain Banks

Matter is a science fiction novel from Iain M. Banks set in his Culture universe. It was published on 25 January 2008. Matter was a finalist for the 2009 Prometheus Award.

2342. Italian Shoes

Henning Mankell

Italian Shoes is a 2006 novel by Swedish writer Henning Mankell. The English translation is by Laurie Thompson and in contrast with Mankell's other well-known novels has been written in the first person.

2343. Servant of the Bones

Anne Rice

In a new and major novel, the creator of fantastic universes o vampires and witches takes us now into the world of Isaiah and Jeremiah, and the destruction of Solomon's Temple, to tell the story of Azriel, Servant of the Bones.He is ghost, genii, demon, angel--pure spirit made …

2344. At Home in Mitford

Jan Karon

At Home in Mitford is a novel written by American author Jan Karon. It is book one of The Mitford Years series. The first edition was published in hardcover format by Doubleday in 1994. Penguin Books published the paperback edition in 1996.

2345. The Twins

Tessa de Loo

Historical and human perspectives clash in this cool, compassionate, psychological novel that unfolds around the chance meeting of two elderly women at a Belgian health resort. Each woman has come for the famously curative waters, but it is no coincidence that both suffer from …

2346. Echoes from the Dead

Johan Theorin

Echoes from the Dead is a book written by Johan Theorin.

2347. My Friend Leonard

James Frey

My Friend Leonard is a memoir written by James Frey. Continuing where A Million Little Pieces left off, the book centers on the father-son relationship Frey develops with Leonard, a friend from the addiction clinic featured in his earlier book. My Friend Leonard was published in …

2348. Evernight

Claudia Gray

Evernight is a 2008 fiction young adult novel by Claudia Gray. It is the first novel in the Evernight series. It is followed by Stargazer, released March 24, 2009; Hourglass, released March 15, 2010; and the final installment Afterlife, released March 3, 2011. Another book in …

2349. A Handful of Dust

Evelyn Waugh

"All over England people were waking up, queasy and despondent." Few writers have walked the line between farce and tragedy as nimbly as Evelyn Waugh, who employed the conventions of the comic novel to chip away at the already crumbling English class system. His 1934 novel, A …

2350. Beneath the Wheel

Hermann Hesse

In Hermann Hesse's Beneath the Wheel, Hans Giebernath lives among the dull and respectable townsfolk of a sleepy Black Forest village. When he is discovered to be an exceptionally gifted student, the entire community presses him onto a path of serious scholarship. Hans dutifully …

2351. Pnin

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

One of the best-loved of Nabokov’s novels, Pnin features his funniest and most heart-rending character. Professor Timofey Pnin is a haplessly disoriented Russian émigré precariously employed on an American college campus in the 1950s. Pnin struggles to maintain his dignity …

2352. Haunted

Kelley Armstrong

Haunted is a fantasy novel by written by Kelley Armstrong.

2354. The Good Soldier

Ford Madox Ford

First published in 1915, Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier begins, famously and ominously, "This is the saddest story I have ever heard." The book then proceeds to confute this pronouncement at every turn, exposing a world less sad than pathetic, and more shot through with …

2355. Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas

Tom Robbins

One of Tom Robbins' lesser known novels, Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas was published in 1994 by Bantam Books.

2356. Dune: House Harkonnen

Brian Herbert

Dune: House Harkonnen is a 2000 science fiction novel by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, set in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. It is the second book in the Prelude to Dune prequel trilogy, which takes place before the events of Frank Herbert's …

2357. Dom Casmurro

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

Dom Casmurro, written by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, was first published in Brazil in 1899. Like The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas and Quincas Borba, both by Machado de Assis, it is a masterpiece of realist literature. It is written as a fictional memoir by a distrusting, …

2358. At First Sight

Nicholas Sparks

At First Sight is a romance novel by Nicholas Sparks, written in 2005. Set in North Carolina, USA, at First Sight is the sequel to Sparks’ previous book, True Believer, written in the same year. At First Sight came to be as a result of a 45 page epilogue in True Believer. …

2359. The Things They Carried

Tim O'Brien

One of the first questions people ask about The Things They Carried is this: Is it a novel, or a collection of short stories? The title page refers to the book simply as "a work of fiction," defying the conscientious reader's need to categorize this masterpiece. It is both: a …

2360. Bad Luck and Trouble

Lee Child

Ex-military cop Jack Reacher is the perfect antihero--tough as nails, but with a brain and a conscience to match. He's able to see what most miss and is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Each book in Lee Child's smart, addictive series (The New York Times has …

2362. The Turkish Gambit

Boris Akounine

The Turkish Gambit is the second novel from the Erast Fandorin series of historical detective novels by Russian author Boris Akunin. It was published in Russia in 1998. The English translation by Andrew Bromfield was published in 2005 as third of Fandorin novels, after Murder on …

2363. Sea Glass

Anita Shreve

From its opening pages, Anita Shreve's Sea Glass surrounds the reader in the surprisingly rich feeling of the New Hampshire coast in winter. Vividly evoking the life of the coastal community at the beginning of the Great Depression, Sea Glass shifts through the multiple points …

2365. To Your Scattered Bodies Go

Philip José Farmer

To Your Scattered Bodies Go is a science fiction novel and the first book in the Riverworld series of books by Philip José Farmer. It won a Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1972 at the 30th Worldcon. The title is derived from the 7th of the "Holy Sonnets" by English poet John Donne: …

2366. Redeeming Love

Francine Rivers

A story of love that won't let go - no matter what!California’s gold country, 1850. A time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel expects nothing from men but betrayal. Sold into prostitution as a child, she survives …

2367. Moominland Midwinter

Tove Jansson

Moominland Midwinter is the fifth in the series of Tove Jansson's Moomins books, published in 1957. This book sees Jansson adopt a darker, more introspective tone compared to the earlier books that is continued in the remainder of the series. Often in the book Moomintroll is …

2368. The Years of Rice and Salt

Kim Stanley Robinson

The Years of Rice and Salt is an alternate history novel written by science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson and published in 2002. The novel explores how subsequent world history might have been different if the Black Death plague had killed 99% of Europe's population, …

2369. The Woman Warrior

Maxine Hong Kingston

'A brilliant memoir is about being Chinese in the way A Portrait of the Artist is about being Irish; it is an investigation of soul, not landscape, its sources are dream and memory, myth and desire; its crises are the crises of a heart in exile from roots that bind and …

2370. Prince & the Pauper

Mark Twain

Webster's paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses. By using a running English-to-Czech thesaurus at the bottom of each page, this edition of The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain was edited for three audiences. …

2372. Bearing an Hourglass

Piers Anthony

Bearing A Hourglass is a fantasy novel by Piers Anthony. It is the second of eight books in the Incarnations of Immortality series.

2373. Sick Puppy

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen's characters ride and flail on little verbal hurricanes, and his literary storm shows no signs of dying down. Sick Puppy shares Dave Barry's giddy gift for finding humor in South Florida horrors, and a bit of Elmore Leonard's genius for pitch-perfect dialogue …

2374. The Fifth Mountain

Paulo Coelho

The Fifth Mountain by Paulo Coelho was published in 1996 and was his fourth major publication. The story is based on the story of Elijah from the Hebrew Bible. The focus is on Elijah's time in Zarephath. Much has been added to the simple Bible story by Coelho, including Elijah …

2375. Restless

William Boyd

RESTLESS by William Boyd is now a two-part movie starring Charlotte Rampling, Michael Gambon, and Rufus Sewell, airing on the BBC in the UK and on the Sundance Channel in the U.S. in December, 2012. It is Paris, 1939. Twenty-eight year old Eva Delectorskaya is at the funeral of …

2376. The Wolves in the Walls

Dave McKean

Truth be told, Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's picture book The Wolves in the Walls is terrifying. Sure, the story is fairytale-like and presented in a jaunty, casually nonsensical way, but it is absolutely the stuff of nightmares. Lucy hears wolves hustling, bustling, crinkling, …

2377. Reliquary

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Reliquary is the 1997 New York Times best-selling sequel to Relic, by American authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. The legacy of the blood-maddened Mbwun lives on in "Reliquary", but the focus is shifted from the original museum setting to the tunnels beneath the streets …

2378. The Lost Boy

Dave Pelzer

The Lost Boy is the second installment of a trilogy of books which depict the life of Dave Pelzer, who as a young boy who was physically, emotionally, and psychologically abused by his obsessive mother. The book discusses Pelzer's struggling with his ability to fit in and adapt …

2379. The Buddha of Suburbia

Hanif Kureishi

Karim Amir lives with his English mother and Indian father in the routine comfort of suburban London, enduring his teenage years with good humor, always on the lookout for adventure—and sexual possibilities. Life gets more interesting, however, when his father becomes the Buddha …

2380. Justine

Marquis de Sade

Justine is a classic 1791 novel by Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade. There is no standard edition of this text in hardcover, having passed into the public domain. The text itself is often incorporated into collections of Sade's work. …

2381. The Universe in a Nutshell

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time was a publishing phenomenon. Translated into thirty languages, it has sold over nine million copies worldwide. It continues to captivate and inspire new readers every year. When it was first published in 1988 the ideas discussed in it …

2382. The Thin Man

Dashiell Hammett

Nick and Nora Charles are Hammett's most enchanting creations, a rich, glamorous couple who solve homicides in between wisecracks and martinis. At once knowing and unabashedly romantic, The Thin Man is a murder mystery that doubles as a sophisticated comedy of manners. Nick and …

2383. De La Tierra a La Luna / from Earth to the Moon

Aaron Parrett

From the Earth to the Moon is an 1865 novel by Jules Verne. It tells the story of the Baltimore Gun Club, a post-American Civil War society of weapons enthusiasts, and their attempts to build an enormous sky-facing Columbiad space gun and launch three people — the Gun Club's …

2384. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Raymond Carver

"What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" is not only the most well-known short story title of the latter part of the 20th century; it has come to stand for an entire aesthetic, the bare-bones prose style for which Raymond Carver became famous. Perhaps, it could be argued, …

2385. Jailbird

Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird is a novel by Kurt Vonnegut, originally published in 1979; it has come to be known as "his Watergate novel". The plot involves elements ranging from labor movement of the early 20th century to the Nixon Whitehouse, and revolves around Walter F. Starbuck, a man recently …

2386. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth

Chris Ware

This first book from Chicago author Chris Ware is a pleasantly-decorated view at a lonely and emotionally-impaired "everyman" (Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth), who is provided, at age 36, the opportunity to meet his father for the first time. An improvisatory romance …

2387. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

John Perkins

Shocking Bestseller: The original version of this astonishing tell-all book spent 73 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has sold more than 1.25 million copies, and has been translated into 32 languages. New Revelations: Featuring 15 explosive new chapters, this …

2388. Fifth Business

Robertson Davies

Ramsay is a man twice born, a man who has returned from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross and destined to be caught in a no man's land where memory, history, and myth collide. As Ramsay tells his story, it begins to …

2389. The First Four Years

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The First Four Years is a book written by Laura Ingalls Wilder which Roger Lea MacBride found in the belongings of her daughter Rose Wilder Lane while going through Rose's estate after her death in 1968. Laura wrote all of her books in pencil on dime store tablets, and the …

2390. Notes from Underground and The Double

Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij

Notes from Underground, also translated as Notes from the Underground or Letters from the Underworld, is an 1864 novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Notes is considered by many to be the first existentialist novel. It presents itself as an excerpt from the rambling memoirs of a …

2391. On Basilisk Station

David Weber

The first novel in David Weber's popular Honor Harrington series, On Basilisk Station, follows Commander Honor Harrington and Her Majesty’s light cruiser Fearless during their assignment to the Basilisk system. Though Basilisk Station and the planet of Medusa have become a …

2392. The Voice of the Violin

Andrea Camilleri

The Voice of the Violin is a 1997 novel by Andrea Camilleri, translated into English in 2003 by Stephen Sartarelli. It is the fourth novel in the internationally popular Inspector Montalbano series.

2394. Rama II

Arthur C. Clarke

Rama II is a novel by Gentry Lee and Arthur C. Clarke first published in 1989. It recounts humankind's further interaction with the Ramans, first introduced in Rendezvous with Rama. Written primarily by Lee, Rama II has a distinctly different writing style than the original, …

2395. The Darkroom of Damocles

Willem Frederik Hermans

The Darkroom of Damocles is a war novel by the Dutch writer Willem Frederik Hermans, published in 1958. Osewoudt, an Amsterdam cigar store owner living under the Nazi occupation, makes his acquaintance with the mysterious Dorbeck, who claims to be involved in the Resistance …

2396. Forever...

Judy Blume

Forever... is a 1975 novel by Judy Blume dealing with teenage sexuality. Because of the novel's content it has been the frequent target of censorship and appears on the American Library Association list of the 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990–2000 at number seven.

2397. The Door into Summer

Robert A. Heinlein

The Door into Summer is a science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein, originally serialized in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and published in hardcover in 1957. It is a fast-paced hard science fiction novel, with a key fantastic element, and romantic elements. …

2398. One Fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish

Dr. Seuss

"Did you ever fly a kite in bed? Did you ever walk with ten cats on your head?" Such are the profound, philosophical queries posed in this well-loved classic by Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. While many rhymes in this couplet collection resemble sphinx-worthy riddles, Seuss's …

2399. London

Edward Rutherfurd

“A TOUR DE FORCE . . . London tracks the history of the English capital from the days of the Celts until the present time. . . . Breathtaking.”—The Orlando Sentinel A master of epic historical fiction, Edward Rutherford gives us a sweeping novel of London, a glorious pageant …

2400. The Sandman Vol. 2

Neil Gaiman

The Doll's House is the second trade paperback of the DC comic series The Sandman. It collects issues #9–16. It was written by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Mike Dringenberg, Malcolm Jones III, Chris Bachalo, Michael Zulli and Steve Parkhouse, coloured by Robbie Busch and lettered …

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