The most popular books in English
from 22401 to 22600

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.

22401. The Autobiography of G.K. Chesterton - …

G. K. Chesterton

Here is a special two-in-one book that is both by G.K. Chesterton and about Chesterton. This volume offers an irresistible opportunity to see who this remarkable man really was. Chesterton was one of the most stimulating and well-loved writers of the 20th century. His 100 books, …

22402. The Great Airport Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

Valuable electronic parts containing platinum are being stolen from shipments made by Stanwide Mining Equipment’s cargo planes, and Frank and Joe are called upon to assist their world-renowned detective father solve the baffling case. While posing as Stanwide employees, the boys …

22403. A Hole in Texas

Herman Wouk

A Hole In Texas is a novel by Herman Wouk. Published in 2004, the book describes the adventures of a high-energy physicist following the surprise announcement that a Chinese physicist had discovered the long-sought Higgs boson. Parts of the plot are based on the aborted …

22404. Wheelers

Ian Stewart

Wheelers is a science fiction novel written by English mathematician Ian Stewart and reproductive biologist Jack Cohen, figures notable for both their personal scholarly work and numerous individual and collaborative contributions to the world of science fiction. The book was …

22405. Homegoing

edited by Frederik Pohl

Homegoing is a science fiction novel by American author Frederik Pohl, first published in 1989 by Easton Press. The novel was one of the nominees for the Locus SF Award, one of the awards of the Hugo Awards.

22406. Zen and the Brain

James H. Austin

Zen and the Brain: Toward an Understanding of Meditation and Consciousness is a book authored by James H. Austin. First published in 1998, the book's aim is to establish links between the neurological workings of the human brain and meditation. The eventual goal would be to …

22408. Jennifer Scales and the Messenger of Light

MaryJanice Davidson

Jennifer Scales and the Messenger of Light is a science fiction novel by MaryJanice Davidson and Anthony Alongi.

22410. I, Lucifer

Peter O'Donnell

I, Lucifer is the title of an action-adventure novel by Peter O'Donnell which was first published in 1967, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip several years earlier. It was the third novel to feature the character. I, Lucifer …

22411. The Amazing Spider-man Nos. 1-10 & Amazing …

Stan Lee

When a young Peter Parker is given the fantastic powers of an arachnid, he must also deal with the fantastic pressures of an everyday teenager. Check out these stories of spectacular web-slinging adventure from Spidey's very beginning, including the tragic origin that started it …

22412. Crisis on Centaurus

Brad Ferguson

Crisis on Centaurus is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Brad Ferguson.

22413. Mutiny on the Enterprise

Robert E. Vardeman

Mutiny on the Enterprise is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Robert E. Vardeman.

22415. Switchers

Kate Thompson

Switchers is the first book of the Switchers Trilogy by Kate Thompson. Originally published in Ireland in 1994, it was first published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head in 1997. It introduces Tess and Kevin, the two main characters of the series. The story begins in Dublin, …

22416. Icons of Evolution

Jonathan Wells

Icons of Evolution is a book by Jonathan Wells, an intelligent design advocate and fellow of the Discovery Institute, which also includes a 2002 video companion. In the book, Wells criticized the paradigm of evolution by attacking how it is taught. In 2000, Wells summarized the …

22419. Spangle

Gary Jennings

Spangle is a historical novel written by Gary Jennings and first published in 1987.

22421. Flash

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

Flash is a science fiction novel by L. E. Modesitt published in 2004.

22423. The Boats of the "Glen Carrig"

William Hope Hodgson

The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" is a horror novel by William Hope Hodgson, first published in 1907. Its importance was recognised in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the twenty-fifth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in February 1971. …

22425. The Case of the Constant Suicides

John Dickson Carr

The Case of the Constant Suicides, first published in 1941, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr. Like much of Dickson Carr's work, this novel is a locked room mystery, in addition to being a whodunnit. Unlike most of the other Dr. Fell novels, this story has a high humour …

22426. Ion

Plato

22427. Alchemy

Margaret Mahy

Alchemy is a novel for older children by the New Zealand author Margaret Mahy.

22428. Beyond Oil

Kenneth S. Deffeyes

Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak is a 2006 book by Kenneth S. Deffeyes. Deffeyes is a geologist who warned of the coming oil crisis in a previous book called Hubbert's Peak.

22431. Little fur family

Margaret Wise Brown

Little Fur Family is a 1946 picture book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Garth Williams. It tells the story of a little fur child's day in the woods. The day ends when his big fur parents tuck him in bed "all soft and warm," and sing him to sleep with a bedtime …

22436. Popism: The Warhol Sixties

Andy Warhol

Popism: The Warhol Sixties is a 1980 memoir by the American artist Andy Warhol. It was first published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. The book was co-authored by Warhol's frequent collaborator and long-time friend, Pat Hackett, and covers the years 1960-1969, focusing primarily …

22437. The Worthing Chronicle

Orson Scott Card

The Worthing Chronicle is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card set in the Worthing series. This book by itself is out of print having been published along with nine short stories in the collection The Worthing Saga.

22438. Raven: The Untold Story of the Rev. Jim Jones and …

Tim Reiterman

The basis for the upcoming HBO miniseries and the "definitive account of the Jonestown massacre" (Rolling Stone) -- now available for the first time in paperback. Tim Reiterman’s Raven provides the seminal history of the Rev. Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and the murderous …

22439. Chickenfeed

Minette Walters

Chickenfeed is a crime novella by English writer Minette Walters, published as part of the "Quick Reads", designed to promote literacy through short, simply written and fast moving stories.

22440. More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and …

John R. Lott Jr.

More Guns, Less Crime is a book by John Lott that says violent crime rates go down when states pass "shall issue" concealed carry laws. He presents the results of his statistical analysis of crime data for every county in the United States during 29 years from 1977 to 2005. The …

22446. The Kagonesti

Douglas Niles

The Kagonesti is a fantasy novel by Douglas Niles, set in the world of Dragonlance, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the first novel in the "Lost Histories" series. It was published in paperback in January 1995.

22447. Sleeping with the Dictionary

Harryette Mullen

Sleeping with the Dictionary is the book written by Harryette Mullen.

22448. Star Trek 1

James Blish

Star Trek 1 is a book published in 1967 that was written by James Blish.

22450. Sliding Scales

Alan Dean Foster

Sliding Scales is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book is the ninth chronologically in the Pip and Flinx series.

22451. The Defiant Agents

Andre Norton

The Defiant Agents is the third novel in The Time Traders series by Andre Norton. It was first published in 1962, and as of 2012, had been reprinted in ten editions with cover changes, as well as twice in a combined edition with Key Out of Time. It is part of Norton's Forerunner …

22452. Sly Mongoose

Tobias S. Buckell

Sly Mongoose is a folk song and a novel. It is the third science fiction novel of Caribbean writer Tobias S. Buckell. The novel is a standalone but is set in the same universe as Buckell's novels Crystal Rain and Ragamuffin. The novels are also linked by a recurring character. …

22455. Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". It was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881 and 1882 under the title Treasure Island, or the mutiny of the …

22456. When Religion Becomes Evil

Charles Kimball

When Religion Becomes Evil is a book by Baptist minister Charles Kimball, published in 2002. Kimball is a Professor in the Department of Religion at Wake Forest University and also an Adjunct Professor in the Wake Forest Divinity School. In 2008, he became director of Religious …

22458. So Totally Emily Ebers

Lisa Yee

So Totally Emily Ebers is Lisa Yee's third novel. It tells Emily Ebers's side of the story in Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time and Millicent Min, Girl Genius.

22461. Air Battle Force

Dale Brown

Air Battle Force is a 2003 thriller novel written by Dale Brown.

22464. Indigo Blue

Cathy Cassidy

Indigo Blue is a 2005 children's novel written by British author Cathy Cassidy. The book is about a girl named Indigo and how her life changes as she, her mother and her baby sister Misti move to a new flat because of domestic violence.

22465. The Secret Order of the Gumm Street Girls

Elise Primavera

The Secret Order of the Gumm Street Girls is a children's novel written by Elise Primavera. The book was published by HarperCollins in 2006.

22466. A Few Seconds of Panic

Stefan Fatsis

A Few Seconds of Panic is a nonfiction first-person narrative by Stefan Fatsis, published in 2008. The book chronicles Fatsis, a professional 43-year-old sportswriter working for the Wall Street Journal, and his attempt to play in the National Football League. Along the way, he …

22470. Hungry Hill

Daphne du Maurier

Hungry Hill is a novel by prolific British author Daphne du Maurier, published in 1943. It was her seventh novel. There have been 33 editions of the book printed. This family saga is based on the history of the Irish ancestors of Daphne du Maurier’s friend Christopher Puxley. …

22471. The Wizard of Linn

A. E. van Vogt

This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared for printing through automated …

22472. Pilate: The Biography of an Invented Man

Ann Wroe

Pontius Pilate, by Ann Wroe, is beautifully written, imaginatively researched, and intricately structured. Most importantly, it provides readers with a valuable emotional experience: a chance to rediscover and redeem Pilate's famous question--"What is truth?"--in a spirit of …

22473. The Ignorance of Blood

Robert Wilson

The Ignorance of Blood is the final novel in Robert Wilson's Javier Falcón series, set in Seville.

22474. The Poisoned Chocolates Case

Anthony Berkeley Cox

The Poisoned Chocolates Case is a detective novel by Anthony Berkeley set in 1920s London in which a group of armchair detectives, who have founded the "Crimes Circle", formulate theories on a recent murder case Scotland Yard has been unable to solve. Each of the six members, …

22475. The Sufis

Idries Shah

The Sufis is one of the best known books on Sufism by the writer Idries Shah. First published in 1964 with an introduction by Robert Graves, it introduced Sufi ideas to the West in a format acceptable to non-specialists at a time when the study of Sufism had largely become the …

22476. The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit

Beatrix Potter

The Story of A Fierce Bad Rabbit is a children’s book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, and first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in December 1906. The book tells of a bad little rabbit who is fired upon by a hunter and loses his tail and whiskers. The book was …

22477. Conceit

Mary Novik

"St Paul's cathedral stands like a cornered beast on Ludgate hill, taking deep breaths above the smoke. The fire has made terrifying progress in the night and is closing in on the ancient monument from three directions. Built of massive stones, the cathedral is held to be …

22479. Aya of Yop City

Marguerite Abouet

Aya of Yop City is a series of six bande dessinée albums written by Marguerite Abouet and drawn by Clément Oubrerie. The original French albums were published by Gallimard between 2005 and 2010. All six volumes have been translated into English by Drawn & Quarterly. Although …

22480. Paradise

Abdulrazak Gurnah

Paradise is a 1994 book by Abdulrazak Gurnah.

22481. Then and Now

W. Somerset Maugham

Then and Now is a historical novel by W. Somerset Maugham. Set in Florence, Italy during the Renaissance, the story focuses on three months in the life of Niccolo Machiavelli, the Florentine politician, diplomat, philosopher and writer in the early years of the 16th century. The …

22482. Game Over

David Sheff

Game Over: How Nintendo Zapped an American Industry, Captured Your Dollars, and Enslaved Your Children is a non-fiction book written by David Sheff and published by Random House, New York in 1993.

22483. Less Than One: Selected Essays

Joseph Brodsky

Less Than One: Selected Essays is a collection of literary and autobiographical essays by the Russian poet and Nobel Prize-winning author Joseph Brodsky. It was published in 1986 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and won that year's National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. …

22487. A Rose for Emily

William Faulkner

"A Rose for Emily" is a short story by American author William Faulkner first published in the April 30, 1930 issue of The Forum. The story takes place in Faulkner's fictional city, Jefferson, Mississippi, in the fictional county of Yoknapatawpha County. It was Faulkner's first …

22488. The Man-Eater of Malgudi

R. K. Narayan

The Man-Eater of Malgudi is a 1961 Indian novel, written by R. K. Narayan.

22489. The Nature of Space and Time

Stephen Hawking

The Nature of Space and Time is a book that documents a debate on physics and the philosophy of physics between the British theoretical physicists Roger Penrose and Stephen Hawking . The book was published by Princeton University Press in 1996. The event that is featured in the …

22490. Seeing Things

Seamus Heaney

Seeing Things is the ninth poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was published in 1991. Heaney draws inspiration from the visions of afterlife in Virgil and Dante Alighieri in order to come to terms with the death of his father, …

22491. It’s a Battlefield

Graham Greene

It's a Battlefield is an early novel by Graham Greene, first published in the year 1934. Graham Greene later described it as his "first overtly political novel". Its theme, said Greene, is "the injustice of man's justice." Later in life, Greene classified his major books as …

22492. The Cricket on the Hearth

Charles Dickens

The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home is a novella by Charles Dickens, published by Bradbury and Evans, and released 20 December 1845 with illustrations by Daniel Maclise, John Leech, Richard Doyle, Clarkson Stanfield and Edwin Henry Landseer. Dickens began writing the …

22493. The Mad Man

Samuel R. Delany

The Mad Man is a sexually drenched literary novel by Samuel R. Delany, first published in 1994 by Richard Kasak. In a disclaimer that appears at the beginning of the book, Delany describes it as a "pornotopic fantasy". It was originally published in 1994, republished and …

22494. Crash Deluxe

Marianne de Pierres

Crash Deluxe is a postcyberpunk novel by science fiction author Marianne de Pierres and is the third and final Parrish Plessis Novel.

22495. Castle Dor

Daphne du Maurier

Castle Dor is a 1961 historical novel by Daphne du Maurier, set in 19th century Cornwall.

22496. The Edge of the Cloud

K. M. Peyton

The Edge of the Cloud is a historical novel written for children or young adults by K. M. Peyton and published in 1969. It was the second book in Peyton's original Flambards trilogy, comprising three books published by Oxford with illustrations by Victor Ambrus, a series the …

22497. Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language

Robin Dunbar

Grooming, Gossip and the Evolution of language is a 1996 book by Robin Dunbar, arguing that language evolved from social grooming.

22498. A Long Short War

Christopher Hitchens

A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq is a collection of twenty two articles written by Christopher Hitchens for the online magazine Slate. The articles support the impending American led invasion of Iraq and were written between November 7, 2002 and April 18, 2003. …

22499. Spring Fever

P. G. Wodehouse

Spring Fever is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published on 20 May 1948, in the United Kingdom by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States by Doubleday and Co, New York. Although not featuring any of Wodehouse's regular characters, the cast contains a typical …

22500. Iceworld

Hal Clement

Iceworld is a science fiction novel by author Hal Clement. It was published in 1953 by Gnome Press in an edition of 4,000 copies. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Astounding in 1951.

22501. Those Who Walk in Darkness

John Ridley

Those Who Walk in Darkness is a novel by John Ridley, published in May 2003. It details the life of a member of an elite police task force in Los Angeles that hunts down superhumans known as metanormals. It was followed in 2006 by a sequel, What Fire Cannot Burn.

22503. Thomas and Beulah

Rita Dove

Thomas and Beulah is a book of poems by American poet Rita Dove that tells the semi-fictionalized chronological story of her maternal grandparents, the focus being on her grandfather in the first half and her grandmother in the second. It won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

22504. Letters of Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand

Letters of Ayn Rand is a book derived from the letters of novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, and published in 1995, 13 years after her death. It was edited by Michael Berliner with the approval of Rand's estate.

22505. Amaryllis Night and Day

Russell Hoban

Amaryllis Night and Day is a 2001 novel by Russell Hoban, incorporating elements of magic realism and romance.

22507. Time and Materials: Poems, 1997-2005

Robert Hass

Time and Materials: Poems, 1997-2005 is a book by Robert Hass.

22508. A Laodicean

Thomas Hardy

A Laodicean is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in 1881, by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington. Set in the more technologically advanced contemporaneous age, the plot exhibits devices uncommon for Hardy, such as falsified telegrams and faked photographs.

22509. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

Mark Twain

"The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" is a piece of short fiction by Mark Twain. It first appeared in Harper's Monthly in December 1899, and was subsequently published by Harper & Brothers in the collection The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Sketches. …

22510. The Book of Frank Herbert

Frank Herbert

The Book of Frank Herbert is a collection of ten short stories written by science fiction author Frank Herbert. The first edition of this book contained cover art and interior artwork by Jack Gaughan. Three of the stories in this collection appeared here for the first time.

22512. The Fields

Conrad Richter

The Fields is a 1946 novel by Conrad Richter and the second work in his trilogy The Awakening Land. It continues the story of the characters Portius and Sayward Luckett Wheeler begun in the novel The Trees.

22513. King Ink II

Nick Cave

King Ink II is a collection of poetry, lyrics and writings by Australian musician and author Nick Cave. It was first published in the United Kingdom by Black Spring Press in 1997 and is a follow-up to Cave's first collection of writings, King Ink. Cave's writings included in …

22514. Nightfall and Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

Nightfall and Other Stories is an anthology book compiling twenty previously published science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov. Asimov added a brief introduction to each story, explaining some aspect of the story's history and/or how it came to be written. The main …

22515. The Silent World: A Story of Undersea Discovery and …

Jacques Cousteau

The Silent World is a 1953 book co-authored by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Frédéric Dumas and edited by James Dugan. Although a French national, Cousteau wrote the book in English. Cousteau and Émile Gagnan designed, built and tested the first "aqua-lung" in the summer of …

22516. Skavenslayer

William King

Skavenslayer by William King is the second volume in the Gotrek and Felix series in the Warhammer Fantasy universe. It was first published in 1999 and a second edition was released in 2003. It was also included in Gotrek & Felix: The First Omnibus, released in 2006. It is …

22518. Tarzan and the Golden Lion

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan and the Golden Lion is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the ninth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published as a seven part serial in Argosy All-Story Weekly beginning in December 1922; and then as a complete novel by A.C. …

22519. Acts of God

James BeauSeigneur

Acts of God is the concluding novel of the Christ Clone Trilogy, written by James BeauSeigneur. This book primarily chronicles the Bowl Judgements as foretold in the Book of Revelation, as well as the institution of the Mark of the Beast, and the growing persecution of the …

22520. Doctor Who and the Daleks

David Whitaker

This is Doctor Who's first exciting adventure with the Daleks! Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright travel with the mysterious Doctor Who and his granddaughter, Susan, to the planet of Skaro in the space-time machine, the TARDIS. There they strive to save the peace-loving Thals …

22521. Henry VI, Part 1

William Shakespeare

Henry VI is a series of three history plays by William Shakespeare, set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England. Henry VI, Part 1 deals with the loss of England's French territories and the political machinations leading up to the Wars of the Roses, as the English …

22523. Burn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the …

Michael Wolff

Burn Rate: How I Survived the Gold Rush Years on the Internet, by Michael Wolff is the account of Wolff's dotcom company, Wolff New Media, in 1997.

22524. Until the Celebration

Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Until the Celebration is a fantasy novel by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, the third book in the Green Sky Trilogy.

22525. The Woven Path

Robin Jarvis

The Woven Path is the first book in the Tales from the Wyrd Museum series by Robin Jarvis. It was originally published in 1995.

22526. Darksong

Isobelle Carmody

Darksong is a Parallel universe fantasy novel by Isobelle Carmody. The sequel of Darkfall, it is the second book in the Legendsong Saga. Conceived and written while Carmody was living in Prague, it was published by Viking books in 2002, and Penguin in 2003. The third book in the …

22527. The Other Log of Phileas Fogg

Philip José Farmer

The Other Log of Phileas Fogg is a science fiction/Steampunk parallel history novel written by American author Philip José Farmer in 1973. It was originally published by DAW Books and later reprinted in 1979 by Hamlyn and again in 1982 by Tor Books. Tor has subsequently reissued …

22528. Euthyphro

Plato

22529. The Simoqin Prophecies

Samit Basu

The Simoqin Prophecies is a fantasy novel in English written by Indian author Samit Basu, and is the first novel in the GameWorld trilogy. It has also been published in Swedish, German and Spanish Other novels in the Gameworld Trilogy are The Manticore's Secret and The Unwaba …

22530. The Wellstone

Wil McCarthy

The Wellstone is a 2003 hard science fiction novel by Wil McCarthy. It was the first sequel to 2000's The Collapsium, starting what was to become a four-part Queendom of Sol series.

22531. Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine

Jasper Becker

Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine is a book written by Jasper Becker, the Beijing bureau chief for the South China Morning Post. Becker argues that the American press reported the Great Chinese Famine with accuracy, but leftists and communist sympathisers such as Edgar Snow, …

22533. Julius

Daphne du Maurier

'His first instinct was to stretch out his hands to the sky. The white clouds seemed so near to him, surely they were easy to hold and to caress, strange-moving things belonging to the wide blue space of heaven . . . 'Julius Levy grows up in a peasant family in a village on the …

22534. Andy and the Lion

James Daugherty

Andy and the Lion is a book by James Daugherty.

22536. Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

Joyce Sidman

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors is a children's picture book written by American children's author Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. The book follows the changes of the seasons throughout the year by …

22539. The Children of Dynmouth

William Trevor

The Children of Dynmouth is a novel written by William Trevor, first published in 1976.

22541. The Tale of Mr. Tod

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Mr. Tod is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1912. The tale is about a badger called Tommy Brock and his arch enemy Mr. Tod, a fox. Brock kidnaps the children of Benjamin Bunny and his wife …

22542. Four-Day Planet

H. Beam Piper

Four-Day Planet is a book published in 1961 that was written by H. Beam Piper.

22543. Seen Art?

Jon Scieszka

Seen Art? is a children's picture book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. It was published in 1995 by Viking Press, and is aimed at a reading age of 4 to 8. It depicts a child's view of the art collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York via a …

22544. Empire Star

Samuel R. Delany

Empire Star is a 1966 science fiction novella by Samuel R. Delany. It is often published together with another book, most frequently with The Ballad of Beta-2. Delany hoped to have it first published as part of an Ace Double with Babel-17, but instead it was published with Tree …

22545. Sphereland

Dionys Burger

Sphereland: A Fantasy About Curved Spaces and an Expanding Universe is a 1965 novel by Dionys Burger, and is a sequel to Flatland, a novel by "A Square". The novel expands upon the social and mathematical foundations on which Flatland is based. It is markedly different from the …

22546. The night torn mad with footsteps

Charles Bukowski

The night torn mad with footsteps is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

22547. The Oaken Throne

Robin Jarvis

The Oaken Throne is the second novel in the Deptford Histories Trilogy by Robin Jarvis.

22548. The Satanist

Dennis Wheatley

The Satanist is a black magic/horror novel by Dennis Wheatley. Published in 1960, it is characterized by an anti-communist spy theme. The novel was one of the popular novels of the 1960s popularizing the tabloid notion of a black mass. The novel follows on from To the Devil – a …

22550. Hit and Run

Lurlene McDaniel

Hit and Run is a realistic fiction novel by Lurlene McDaniel, published in 2007. It focuses on four teenagers whose lives intersect following a hit-and-run car crash. The book is told from the alternating perspectives of the four teens.

22552. Dusk and Other Stories

James Salter

First published nearly a quarter-century ago and one of the very few short-story collections to win the PEN/Faulkner Award, this is American fiction at its most vital—each narrative a masterpiece of sustained power and seemingly effortless literary grace. Two New York attorneys …

22556. Paycheck

Philip K. Dick

Paycheck is a collection of science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick. Although the collection appears with a 2003 copyright, it was first published by Gollancz in February, 2004. Many of the stories had originally appeared in the magazines Imagination, Startling Stories, …

22557. Make Death Love Me

Ruth Rendell

Make Death Love Me is a psychological crime novel by English author Ruth Rendell, regarded by some as one of her bleakest and most powerful stories. The novel was shortlisted for an Edgar and won Sweden's prestigious Martin Beck Award.

22558. A Lineage of Grace

Francine Rivers

2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner!In this compilation of the five books in the best-selling Lineage of Grace series by Francine Rivers, we meet the five women whom God chose—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. Each was faced with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. …

22559. Starmind

Spider Robinson

Starmind is a science fiction novel by Spider Robinson and Jeanne Robinson. It first appeared as a four-part serial in Analog Science Fiction and Fact in 1994, and in book form the following year.

22561. Footprints under the Window

Franklin W. Dixon

Footprints Under The Window is Volume 12 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate in 1933, purportedly by Leslie McFarlane; however, the writing style is noticeably different from other …

22562. The Vivero Letter

Desmond Bagley

The Vivero Letter is a first-person narrative novel written by English author Desmond Bagley, and was first published in 1968. It was also made into a film in 1998 of the same name starring Robert Patrick and Chiara Caselli.

22563. On the Yankee Station

William Boyd

On the Yankee Station is a short story collection by William Boyd. His first novel, A Good Man in Africa was published in 1981; this collection was published later that same year, and includes two stories featuring Morgan Leafy, the anti-hero of the novel. The title comes from …

22564. After the Fire, A Still Small Voice

Evie Wyld

Set in the haunting landscape of eastern Australia, this is a stunningly accomplished debut novel about the inescapable past: the ineffable ties of family, the wars fought by fathers and sons, and what goes unsaid.After the departure of the woman he loves, Frank drives out to a …

22565. The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike

Philip K. Dick

The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike is a realist, non-science fiction novel authored by Philip K. Dick. Originally completed in 1960, this book was initially rejected by potential publishers, and posthumously published by a small press in 1984, two years after Dick's …

22566. Charles Bukowski: Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life

Howard Sounes

Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life, a book by Howard Sounes, published in 1998 by Grove Press, is a biography of American writer Charles Bukowski.

22567. A Time of Changes

Robert Silverberg

A Time of Changes is a 1971 science fiction novel by Robert Silverberg. It won the Nebula Award for that year, and was also nominated for the Hugo and Locus Awards for in 1972.

22568. Eternity's End

Jeffrey Carver

Eternity's End is a work written by Jeffrey Carver.

22569. The Emperor of Dreams

Clark Ashton Smith

The Emperor of Dreams is a collection of fantasy author and poet Clark Ashton Smith's short tales arranged in chronological order. It was published by Gollancz as the 26th volume of their Fantasy Masterworks series. The collection contains stories from Smith's major story cycles …

22571. The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies …

Andrew Lih

The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies Created The World's Greatest Encyclopedia is a 2009 popular history book by new media researcher and writer Andrew Lih. At the time of its publication it was "the only narrative account" of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. It …

22572. The Essential Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi

The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas is a collection of Gandhi's writings edited by Louis Fischer. The book outlines how Gandhi became the Mahatma and introduces Gandhi's opinions on various subjects. It is split into two parts: The Man …

22573. A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a …

22574. Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings

Jack Kerouac

Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings is an anthology of American Beat writer Jack Kerouac's early work, published by Viking Press in 1999. It includes writings from Kerouac's high school years, poetry, short stories, essays and other previously unpublished works. …

22575. Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin

Myra Friedman

Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin is a book written by Myra Friedman.

22577. The Medusa Encounter

Paul Preuss (author)

The Medusa Encounter is a book published in 1990 that was written by Paul Preuss.

22578. Hallelujah! The Welcome Table

Maya Angelou

Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes is author Maya Angelou's first cookbook. It pairs 28 essays written by Angelou with 73 recipes. Angelou got the title from an African-American spiritual. The book's audio version, which was produced at the same …

22579. 33 Snowfish

Adam Rapp

"Adam Rapp’s brilliant and haunting story will break your heart. But then his words will mend it. . . . Absolutely unforgettable." – Michael CartOn the run in a stolen car with a kidnapped baby in tow, Custis, Curl, and Boobie are three young people with deeply troubled pasts …

22580. Innocence

Jane Mendelsohn

Innocence is a 2000 bestselling horror novel by Jane Mendelsohn. It was first released on 28 August, 2000 through Riverhead Books and follows a teen girl as she discovers that a pack of Lamias are out to use her blood in an attempt to retain their immortality and beauty. A film …

22582. Cobra Bargain

Timothy Zahn

Cobra Bargain is a book published in 1988 that was written by Timothy Zahn.

22583. Sten Adventures Book 7: Vortex

Chris Bunch

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

22584. Year of the Intern

Robin Cook

The Year of the Intern, the first novel by Robin Cook and very different from his thrillers, follows the journey of intern Dr. Peters through his year of placement.

22585. The Machine in the Garden

Leo Marx

The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America is a 1964 work of literary criticism written by Leo Marx and published by Oxford University Press. The title of the book refers to a trope in American literature representing the interruption of pastoral …

22586. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World …

Anna Rosling Rönnlund

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the most important books I’ve ever read―an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more …

22589. So sure of death

Dana Stabenow

So sure of death is a book published in 1999 that was written by Dana Stabenow.

22591. God's Grace

Bernard Malamud

God's Grace is the final novel written by American author Bernard Malamud, published in 1982 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The novel focuses on Calvin Cohn, the supposed sole survivor of thermonuclear war and God's second Flood, who attempts to rebuild and perfect civilization …

22593. Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine

Tom Wolfe

Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine is a 1976 book by Tom Wolfe, consisting of eleven essays and one short story that Wolfe wrote between 1967 and 1976. It includes the essay in which he coined the term "the 'Me' Decade" to refer to the 1970s. In addition to the …

22595. Billy

Whitley Strieber

Billy is a 1990 novel by Whitley Strieber. The novel tells the story of the abduction of a child and the terror of his experience.

22596. The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond

G. K. Chesterton

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond is G. K. Chesterton's final collection of detective stories, published after his death in 1936. Of the eight mysteries, seven were first printed in the Storyteller magazine. The Unmentionable Man was unique to the book. The stories revolve around a …

22597. Letters

John Barth

LETTERS is an epistolary novel by the American writer John Barth, published in 1979. It consists of a series of letters in which Barth and the characters of his other books interact. In addition to the Author and Germaine Pitt, the correspondents are: Todd Andrews, Jacob Horner, …

22598. The Secrets of Vesuvius

Caroline Lawrence

The Secrets of Vesuvius is a children's historical novel set in Roman times by Caroline Lawrence. The novel is the second in the Roman Mysteries series; sequel to The Thieves of Ostia and prequel to The Pirates of Pompeii novels. The Secrets of Vesuvius was the basis for the …

22599. A World of Difference

Harry Turtledove

A World of Difference is a 1990 science fiction novel by Harry Turtledove.

22600. Magic Kingdom for Sale -- Sold!

Terry Brooks

Magic Kingdom for Sale — SOLD! is the first of Terry Brooks's Magic Kingdom of Landover novels. Written in 1986, it tells the story of how Ben Holiday, a talented but depressed Chicago trial lawyer, comes to be king of Landover, an otherworldly magical kingdom. The book was …



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