The most popular books in English
from 22601 to 22800

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.

22601. The English Teacher

R. K. Narayan

The English Teacher is a 1945 novel written by R. K. Narayan. This is the third and final part in the series, preceded by Swami and Friends and The Bachelor of Arts. This novel, dedicated to Narayan's wife Rajam is not only autobiographical but also poignant in its intensity of …

22605. Fighter Wing: A Guided Tour of an Air Force Combat …

Tom Clancy

Fighter Wing: A Guided Tour of an Air Force Combat Wing is a nonfiction book written by Tom Clancy and John D. Gresham which explores the inner workings of the United States Air Force's 366th Fighter Wing based out of Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho. With an overview of …

22606. 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 …

22607. May I Bring a Friend?

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers

May I Bring a Friend? is a 1964 book by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers. It tells the story of a boy who gets invited to the king and queen's palace over and over. The first time he goes, he asks if he can bring a friend. When they say yes, he always brings some type of exotic …

22608. Curious George Takes a Job

H. A. Rey

Curious George Takes a Job is a children's book written and illustrated by Margaret Rey and H. A. Rey and published by Houghton Mifflin in 1947. It is the second of the Curious George books and tells the story of George taking a job as a window washer.

22611. Ice moon

Jan Costin Wagner

Only a week after losing his wife, a distraught Detective Kimmo Joentaa returns to work to join a murder inquiry. It is the case of a woman smothered in her sleep—a curiously tranquil death, it seems, and one with no motive—and Kimmo becomes obsessed. The only clues are a …

22616. Power Without Glory

Frank Hardy

Power Without Glory is a 1950 novel written by Australian writer Frank Hardy. It was later adapted into a mini-series by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

22617. 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.

22620. Alchemy

Margaret Mahy

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

22621. Down Among the Dead Men

Simon R. Green

Down Among the Dead Men is a book published in 1993 that was written by Simon R. Green.

22624. 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 …

22625. 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 …

22627. The Slave Community

John Wesley Blassingame

The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South is a book written by American historian John W. Blassingame. Published in 1972, it is one of the first historical studies of slavery in the United States to be presented from the perspective of the enslaved. The Slave …

22628. The Origins of the Urban Crisis

Thomas Sugrue

The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit, is the first book by historian and Detroit native Thomas J. Sugrue in which he examines the role race, housing, job discrimination, and capital flight played in the decline of Detroit. Sugrue argues that …

22629. Star Trek 10

James Blish

Star Trek 10 is a book published in 1974 that was written by James Blish.

22630. 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. …

22632. A Struggle for Rome

Felix Dahn

Felix Dahn was a nineteenth century German Professor of Jurisprudence, as well as a historian, novelist and poet, who was greatly admired by his academic contemporaries for his grasp of the historical detail of the periods about which he wrote. He has been well served by this …

22633. 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.

22634. 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.

22635. Exiles

James Joyce

Exiles is a play by James Joyce. It draws on the story of "The Dead", the final short story in Joyce's story collection Dubliners, and was rejected by W. B. Yeats for production by the Abbey Theatre. Its first major London performance was in 1970, when Harold Pinter directed it …

22637. The World at the End of Time

edited by Frederik Pohl

World at the End of Time is a 1990 hard science fiction novel by Frederik Pohl. It tells the parallel stories of a human and a plasma-based intelligence who manage to survive to the time near the heat death of the universe. The book is thus a combined work in speculative …

22639. Fat City

Leonard Gardner

Fat City is a novel by Leonard Gardner published in 1969. Though the only novel he published, its prestige has grown considerably since its publication to critical acclaim from the likes of Joan Didion and Walker Percy among others. The book is widely considered a classic of …

22645. 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 …

22648. The Theory of Communicative Action

Jürgen Habermas

The Theory of Communicative Action is a 1981 book by Jürgen Habermas, in which he continues his project set out in On the Logic of the Social Sciences of finding a way to ground "the social sciences in a theory of language." The two volumes are Reason and the Rationalization of …

22649. A Company of Stars

Christopher Stasheff

A Company of Stars is a book published in 1991 that was written by Christopher Stasheff.

22650. Man on Fire

A. J. Quinnell

Man on Fire is a 1980 thriller novel by the English novelist Philip Nicholson, writing as A. J. Quinnell. The plot features his popular character Creasy, an American-born former member of the French Foreign Legion, in his first appearance.

22652. Falstaff

Robert Nye

Falstaff is a novel written by Robert Nye.

22653. The Song of Rhiannon

Evangeline Walton

The Song of Rhiannon is a fantasy novel by Evangeline Walton, the third in a series of four based on the Welsh Mabinogion. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fifty-first volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in August, 1972. It has …

22655. The Bug Wars

Robert Asprin

The Bug Wars is a 1979 science fiction novel by Robert Asprin. Asprin credits the song "Reminder" by Buck Coulson as his inspiration for the novel. The lyrics of the song are printed at the beginning of the book.

22656. 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.

22657. 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.

22662. 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 …

22664. Thy Neighbor's Wife

Gay Talese

The provocative classic work newly updatedAn intimate personal odyssey across America's changing sexual landscapeWhen first published, Gay Talese's 1981 groundbreaking work, Thy Neighbor's Wife, shocked a nation with its powerful, eye-opening revelations about the sexual …

22668. Mary and the Giant

Philip K. Dick

Mary and the Giant is an early, non-science fiction novel written by Philip K. Dick in the years between 1953 and 1955, but not published until 1987.

22669. 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.

22670. African Genesis

Robert Alter

African Genesis: A Personal Investigation into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man, usually referred to as African Genesis, is a 1961 nonfiction work by Robert Ardrey. It posited the hypothesis that man evolved on the African continent from carnivorous, predatory ancestors who …

22674. Trollslayer

William King

Trollslayer, a novel written by William King, is the first in a series of twelve books following the adventures of Gotrek and Felix, in the Warhammer Fantasy universe. The book is written in an episodic format, with each chapter featuring a different adventure with different …

22675. 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.

22676. The Merchants' War

edited by Frederik Pohl

The Merchants' War is a 1984 satirical novel by Frederik Pohl of a near future commercial dystopian interplanetary society. The novel was a sequel to The Space Merchants, and was originally co-published with it as VENUS, INC. However, Pohl's collaborator in the first novel, C.M. …

22677. 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 …

22685. Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul

Herbert George Wells

Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1905. Humorous yet sympathetic, this perceptive social novel is generally regarded as a masterpiece, and was the author's own favourite work.

22686. 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.

22688. The Fatal Conceit

F. A. Hayek

The Fatal Conceit: The Errors of Socialism is a non-fiction book written by the economist and political philosopher Friedrich Hayek and edited by William Warren Bartley. The title of the book is a reference to a passage from Adam Smith, in his Theory of Moral Sentiments.

22689. Paradise

Abdulrazak Gurnah

Paradise is a 1994 book by Abdulrazak Gurnah.

22690. 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.

22693. 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 …

22694. Flight Without End

Joseph Roth

Flight without End is a 1927 novel by the Austrian writer Joseph Roth.

22695. 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, …

22700. 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 …

22702. Grave Descend

Michael Crichton

Grave Descend is a novel written by Michael Crichton under the pseudonym John Lange. It was originally published in 1970, and later re-released in 2006 as part of the Hard Case Crime series. For this release, Michael Crichton did an overall revision of the text. The novel was …

22710. Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and …

John Hopcroft

Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages, and Computation is an influential computer science textbook by John Hopcroft and Jeffrey Ullman on formal languages and the theory of computation.

22714. 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, …

22715. The Magician's Land

Lev Grossman

The stunning conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, now an original series on Syfy#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARONE OF THE YEAR’S BEST BOOKSThe San Francisco Chronicle • Salon • The Christian Science Monitor • AV …

22716. I remain in darkness

Annie Ernaux

Washington Post Top Memoir of 1999An extraordinary evocation of a grown daughter’s attachment to her mother, and of both women’s strength and resiliency. "I Remain in Darkness" recounts Annie’s attempts first to help her mother recover from Alzheimer’s disease, and then, when …

22735. Prisoner of Love

Jean Genet

Prisoner of Love is Jean Genet's final book, which was posthumously published from manuscripts he was working on at the time of his death. Under its French title, Un Captif Amoureux, the book was first published in Paris by Gallimard in May 1986. Translated into English by …

22736. Children of the New World

Assia Djebar

Children of the New World is a novel written by Assia Djebar.

22741. Thinking Strategically

Avinash Dixit

Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life is a non-fiction book by Indian-American economist Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff, a professor of economics and management at Yale School of Management. The text was initially published by W. …

22743. The origin of the Brunists

Robert Coover

The Origin of the Brunists is Robert Coover's first novel. It tells the story of Giovanni Bruno, the lone survivor of a mine disaster that killed 97 of his co-workers, and the apocalyptic cult that forms around him. The main action of the novel is set in and around the fictional …

22754. Eighteen upbuilding discourses

Søren Kierkegaard

The Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses, sometimes called the Eighteen Edifying Discourses, is a collection of discourses produced by Søren Kierkegaard during the years of 1843 and 1844. Although he published some of his works using pseudonyms, these discourses were signed his own …

22756. Manna from Heaven

Roger Zelazny

Manna from Heaven is a book that contains a collection of short stories that were written by fantasy and science fiction author Roger Zelazny. It was published in 2003 by Zelazny's estate eight years after Zelazny's death.

22758. The Silver Mistress

Peter O'Donnell

The Silver Mistress is the title of an action-adventure novel by Peter O'Donnell which was first published in the United Kingdom in 1973. It was the seventh book of adventures featuring O'Donnell's comic strip heroine, Modesty Blaise.

22768. Two Ages: A Literary Review

Søren Kierkegaard

Two Ages: A Literary Review is the first book in Søren Kierkegaard's second authorship and was published on March 30, 1846. The work followed The Corsair affair in which he was the target of public ridicule and consequently displays his thought on "the public" and an …

22775. Women of Algiers in Their Apartment

Assia Djebar

Women of Algiers in Their Apartment French: Femmes d'Alger dans leur Appartement is a 1980 novel by the Algerian writer Assia Djebar. It is a collection of short stories celebrating the strength and dignity of Algerian women of the past and the present. The interweaving stories …

22777. A House is a House for Me

Mary Ann Hoberman

A House is a House for Me is a book written by Mary Ann Hoberman and illustrated by Betty Fraser.

22778. Little Vampire

Joann Sfar

Living in a house filled with grown-up ghouls and monsters, Little Vampire is so lonely that he’s even willing to go to school if that’s what it takes to find friends. Unfortunately, school seems to be filled with children who are still alive. . . .Little Vampire finds …

22780. The Ruby Way

Hal Fulton

The Ruby Way takes a “how-to” approach to Ruby programming with the bulk of the material consisting of more than 400 examples arranged by topic. Each example answers the question “How do I do this in Ruby?” Working along with the author, you are presented with the task …

22782. Sten Adventures Book 8: Empire's End

Chris Bunch

Empire's End is the eighth and final book in Chris Bunch and Allan Cole's The Sten Adventures.

22786. The Soldier Spies

W. E. B. Griffin

The Soldier Spies is a book published in 1986 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

22787. The Swineherd

Hans Christian Andersen

The Swineherd is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a prince who disguises himself as a swineherd to woo an arrogant princess. The tale was first published December 20, 1841 by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark in Fairy Tales Told for Children. New …

22794. The Fir-Tree

Hans Christian Andersen

"The Fir-Tree" is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The tale is about a fir tree so anxious to grow up, so anxious for greater things, that he cannot appreciate living in the moment. The tale was first published 21 December 1844 with "The …

22798. Brandwashed: Tricks Companies Use to Manipulate Our …

Martin Lindstrom

Foreword by Morgan Spurlock From the bestselling author of Buyology comes a shocking insider’s look at how today’s global giants conspire to obscure the truth and manipulate our minds, all in service of persuading us to buy. Marketing visionary Martin Lindstrom has been on the …

22799. A Song of Ice and Fire

George Martin

An immersive entertainment experience unlike any other, A Song of Ice and Fire has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time magazine—international acclaim and millions of loyal readers. Now here is the entire monumental cycle: A GAME OF THRONES A CLASH …



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