The most popular books in English
from 23001 to 23200

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.

23001. Between Facts and Norms

Jürgen Habermas

Between Facts and Norms is a 1992 book on deliberative politics by the German political philosopher Jürgen Habermas. The culmination of the project that Habermas began with The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere in 1962, it represents a lifetime of political thought …

23003. The train was on time

Heinrich Böll

The Train Was on Time is the first published novel by German author Heinrich Böll. It dates from 1949. The book centres on the story of a German soldier, Andreas, taking a train from Paris to Przemyśl. The story focuses on the experience of German soldiers during the Second …

23021. Karl Marx: Selected Writings

Lawrence H. Simon

Featuring the works from Marx's enormous corpus, this title covers Marx's development from the Hegelian idealism of his youth to the mature socialism of his later works. It includes writings from Marx's early philosophical works, and the central writings on historical …

23023. The Road Into The Open

Arthur Schnitzler

A finely drawn portrayal of the disintegration of Austrian liberal society under the impact of nationalism and anti-semitism, The Road into the Open (Der Weg ins Freie, 1908) is a remarkable novel by a major Austrian writer of the early twentieth century. Set in fin-de-siècle …

23028. Shadows in paradise

Erich Maria Remarque

A haunting classic from the author of All Quiet on the Western Front, Shadows in Paradise reveals the deepest scars of the men and women who experienced the Holocaust. After years of hiding and surviving near death in a concentration camp, Ross is finally safe. Now living in New …

23030. 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 …

23031. If the War Goes On ...

Hermann Hesse

If the War Goes On: Reflections on War and Politics is a series of essays and other writings by the German-born Swiss author Hermann Hesse. It covers the period 1914 to 1948. Much of the book is critical of war and the German war effort, yet contains multifaceted accounts of …

23032. 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 …

23045. Love in the Western World

Denis de Rougemont

In this classic work, often described as "The History of the Rise, Decline, and Fall of the Love Affair," Denis de Rougemont explores the psychology of love from the legend of Tristan and Isolde to Hollywood. At the heart of his ever-relevant inquiry is the inescapable conflict …

23051. 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 …

23052. 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 …

23054. A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time)

Brandon Sanderson

Now in development for TV!Since 1990, when Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time® burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World, readers have been anticipating the final scenes of this extraordinary saga, which has sold over forty million copies in over thirty …

23055. Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils

Rob MacGregor

Indiana Jones and the Seven Veils is the third of 12 Indiana Jones novels published by Bantam Books. Rob MacGregor, the author of this book, also wrote five of the other Indiana Jones books for Bantam. Published on November 1, 1991, it is preceded by Indiana Jones and the Dance …

23057. R-T, Margaret, and the Rats of NIMH

Jane Leslie Conly

R-T, Margaret, and the Rats of NIMH is a sequel to Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH and it continues the story after the end of Racso and the Rats of NIMH. It was written by Jane Leslie Conly, the daughter of the author for the original book.

23058. Turbulent Priests

Colin Bateman

Turbulent Priests is the third novel of the Dan Starkey series by Northern Irish author, Colin Bateman, released on 6 December 1999 through Harper Collins. Bateman's usage of Rathlin Island as the books setting led to Bateman being invited to unveil a "Writer's Chair", …

23059. The Cambridge Quintet

John L. Casti

The Cambridge Quintet is a book written by John L. Casti and published by Helix Books/Addison Wesley in 1998.

23061. The Dark Fields

Alan Glynn

The Dark Fields is a 2001 techno-thriller novel by Irish writer Alan Glynn. It was re-released in March 2011 under the title Limitless, in order to coincide with its 2011 film adaptation.

23063. Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down

Ishmael Reed

Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down, by the African-American writer Ishmael Reed, is a satirical take on the traditional Western. It is Ishmael Reed's second novel, following The Freelance Pallbearers, and was first published in 1969. It tells the story of the Loop Garoo Kid, an …

23064. First Love: A Gothic Tale

Joyce Carol Oates

First Love: A Gothic Tale is a novella by award-winning novelist and essayist Joyce Carol Oates. It tells the story of Joise S_____, a girl who goes to stay at her aunt's mansion in upstate New York. While there, she has an incestuous relationship with her cousin, Jared. The …

23067. Donald Duk

Frank Chin

Donald Duk is a coming-of-age novel written by Frank Chin and was first published in February 1991. It is about an eleven-year-old boy named Donald Duk dealing with the struggles of cultural identity as he learns to accept himself for who he is.

23068. The Kaisho

Eric Van Lustbader

The Kaisho is a book published in 1993 that was written by Eric Van Lustbader.

23069. To the Stars: The Autobiography of George Takei

George Takei

To the Stars: The Autobiography of George Takei, Star Trek's Mr. Sulu is an autobiography by actor George Takei, first published by Pocket Books in 1994. Takei describes his early childhood and the time his family spent in Japanese American internment, and experiences which …

23070. Conditions of Faith

Alex Miller

Conditions of Faith is a 2000 novel by the Australian author Alex Miller.

23071. The Sinister Signpost

Franklin W. Dixon

The Sinister Sign Post is Volume 15 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Leslie McFarlane in 1936. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were systematically …

23074. L'Opium des intellectuels

Raymond Aron

The Opium of the Intellectuals is a book written by Raymond Aron and published in 1955. It was first published in an English translation in 1957.

23077. After the Long Goodbye

Masaki Yamada

The hulking cyborg counterterrorist Batou doesn't have a family; his electronic brain never dreams. So why did he dream the other night--and dream that he has a son?At one time, Batou had a human love for his partner, the legendary Major, before he witnessed her transfiguration …

23078. The Danube Pilot

Jules Verne

The Danube Pilot is a novel by Jules Verne. It was first published in 1908, three years after his death, and like most of the books published posthumously, had been extensively revised by his son, Michel. Part of the Voyages Extraordinaires series, it recounts the adventures of …

23081. Tarzan and the Foreign Legion

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan and the Foreign Legion is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the twenty-second in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. The book, written June–September 1944 while Burroughs was living in Honolulu and published in 1947, was the last new work by …

23082. The Final Nexus

Gene DeWeese

The Final Nexus is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Gene DeWeese.

23083. The Whole Man

John Brunner

The Whole Man is a 1964 science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1965. This novel is often considered a turning point in Brunner's career, a step up from the space operas he'd been turning out as Ace Doubles and pointing towards …

23084. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth

Chris Ware

Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth is a graphic novel by American cartoonist Chris Ware. Pantheon Books released the book in 2000 following its serialization in the newspaper Newcity and Ware's Acme Novelty Library series.

23086. Night Walker

Donald Hamilton

Who was he, really, under the bandages?When Navy Lieutenant David Young came to in a hospital bed, his face was covered with bandages and the nurses were calling him by a strangers name. But Davids nightmare was only beginning. Because the man they believed him to be was …

23087. Faragon Fairingay

Niel Hancock

Faragon Fairingay is a book published in 1977 that was written by Niel Hancock.

23093. Dragonfly

Frederic S. Durbin

Dragonfly is a fantasy, horror novel by author Frederic S. Durbin. It was released in 1999 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,000 copies. It was the author's first novel.

23094. Dracula

Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and …

23096. Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain

Justin Kaplan

Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain: A Biography is a book by Justin Kaplan.

23097. Don't Bite the Sun

Tanith Lee

Don't Bite the Sun is a 1976 science fiction novel by Tanith Lee set in a utopian world which the main character comes to reject. The main character and her friends are wild, crazy "Jang" teenagers whose lifestyle is full of reckless behaviour, promiscuous sex, repeated suicide, …

23098. Black Ajax

George MacDonald Fraser

Black Ajax is a historical novel by George MacDonald Fraser based on the career of Tom Molineaux. The father of Harry Flashman appears as a major character although the book is not part of the official Flashman series. As in those novels, several real life characters are …

23102. Ten North Frederick

John O'Hara

Ten North Frederick is a novel by John O'Hara, published by Random House in 1955. It tells the story of Joe Chapin, an ambitious American who desires to become President, along with those of his patrician wife, two rebellious children, and mistress. Ten North Frederick won the …

23106. 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 …

23110. Key Out of Time

Andre Norton

Key Out of Time is the fourth novel in The Time Traders series by Andre Norton. It was first published in 1963, and as of 2012, had been reprinted in 17 editions with cover changes, as well as twice in a combined edition with The Defiant Agents. It is part of Norton's Forerunner …

23111. A Story a Story

Gail E. Haley

A Story a Story is a book written and illustrated by Gail E. Haley that retells the African tale of how, when there were no stories in the world for children to hear, the trickster Anansi obtained them from the Sky God. The book was produced after Gail E. Haley spent a year in …

23112. What Jamie Saw

Carolyn Coman

What Jamie Saw is a 1995 novel by Carolyn Coman. Having fled to a family friend's hillside trailer after his mother's boyfriend, Van, tried to throw his baby sister, Nin, against a wall, nine-year-old Jamie Beauville finds himself living an existence full of uncertainty and …

23114. The Fog

Caroline B. Cooney

The Fog is a book published in 1989 that was written by Caroline B. Cooney.

23115. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a tortuous publication history after …

23116. Times Square Red, Times Square Blue

Samuel R. Delany

As issues of history and memory collide in our society and in the classroom, the time is ripe to rethink the place of history in our schools. Knowing, Teaching, and Learning History represents a unique effort by an international group of scholars to understand the future of …

23117. Bare-faced Messiah

Russell Miller

Bare-faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard is a posthumous biography of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard by British journalist Russell Miller. First published in the United Kingdom on 26 October 1987, the book takes a critical perspective, challenging the Church of …

23122. Scarlet song

Mariama Bâ

Scarlet song is a book written by Mariama Bâ.

23123. The Sword and the Satchel

Elizabeth H. Boyer

The Sword and the Satchel is a book published in 1980 that was written by Elizabeth Boyer.

23125. Lovers And Dreamers: Daring To Dream, Holding The …

Nora Roberts

Margo, Kate, and Laura were brought up like sisters amidst the peerless grandeur of Templeton House, but each grow to fulfill their own unique destinies in this collection that includes all three novels in the dramatic Dream Trilogy from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora …

23126. Dreaming Metal

Melissa Scott

Dreaming Metal is a 1997 science fiction novel by Melissa Scott that explores the question of when does artificial intelligence become indistinguishable from human intelligence. Another important theme to the book is the impact of terrorism on the lives of people and how artists …

23129. Don't Care High

Gordon Korman

Don’t Care High is a 1985 novel by Gordon Korman.

23130. The Fabulous Clipjoint

Fredric Brown

The Fabulous Clipjoint, first published in book form in 1947, is the first full-length novel by writer Fredric Brown, who had honed his craft by publishing hundreds of short stories in the pulp magazines of the day. The Fabulous Clipjoint is also the first of seven detective …

23134. The Evil That Men Do

Nancy Holder

The Evil That Men Do is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

23137. Special Delivery

Danielle Steel

Special Delivery is a romantic novel written by Danielle Steel.

23138. Ourika

Claire de Duras

Ourika is an 1823 novel by Claire de Duras, originally published anonymously.

23141. Spinneret

Timothy Zahn

Spinneret is a science fiction novel by Timothy Zahn. It was published in 1985.

23144. Masters of Reality : The Gathering

Traci Harding

Masters of Reality: The Gathering is a book published in 1998 that was written by Traci Harding.

23145. Around the World in Eighty Days

Jules Verne

Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his …

23146. Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman is a 1949 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller. It was the recipient of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play. The play premiered on Broadway in February 1949, running for 742 performances, and has been revived on …

23147. The Man Upstairs

P. G. Wodehouse

The Man Upstairs is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 23 January 1914 by Methuen & Co., London. Most of the stories had previously appeared in magazines, generally Strand Magazine in the UK and Cosmopolitan or …

23148. Dungeon Monstres, Vol. 1: The Crying Giant

Lewis Trondheim

Welcome to the branch of Dungeon focusing on the great adventures of secondary characters presented by leading guest artists. In this volume, Alcibiades the wizard’s giant eye cannot stop crying, flooding the entire dungeon. They must find the Giant who gave his eye to remedy …

23149. In those arms

Camille Laurens

An international bestseller translated into twelve languages and the winner of France’s prestigious Prix Femina Our narrator, Camille, loves men. One might say she’s obsessed with them. The latest object of her affection is a psychiatrist, and what better way to seduce a …

23155. The Stones of Venice

John Ruskin

The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from 1851 to 1853. "The Stones of Venice" examines Venetian architecture in detail, describing for example over eighty churches. He discusses …

23158. The Hedgehog and the Fox

Isaiah Berlin

"The Hedgehog and the Fox" is an essay by philosopher Isaiah Berlin. It was one of Berlin's most popular essays with the general public. Berlin himself said of the essay: "I never meant it very seriously. I meant it as a kind of enjoyable intellectual game, but it was taken …

23160. Tarzan and the Lion Man

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan and the Lion Man is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the seventeenth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Liberty from November 1933 through January 1935. It is the closest thing to a pure …

23165. Agaguk

Yves Thériault

Agaguk is the sixth novel written by Quebec author Yves Thériault. First published in 1958, it sold 300,000 copies and was translated into seven languages.

23166. The Suicide Club

Robert Louis Stevenson

The Suicide Club is a collection of three 19th century detective fiction short stories by Robert Louis Stevenson that combine to form a single narrative. First published in the London Magazine in 1878, they were collected and republished in the first volume of the New Arabian …

23167. Something Fishy

P. G. Wodehouse

Something Fishy is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 18 January 1957 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on January 28, 1957 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, under the title The Butler Did It. The plot concerns a tontine …

23169. Children of the New World

Assia Djebar

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

23170. The Stars are Also Fire

Poul Anderson

The Stars Are Also Fire is a book published in 1994 that was written by Poul Anderson.

23174. Flambards in Summer

K. M. Peyton

Flambards in Summer is a novel for children or young adults by K. M. Peyton, first published by Oxford in 1969 with illustrations by Victor Ambrus. It completed the Flambards trilogy although Peyton continued the story a dozen years later, and controversially reversed the ending …

23176. Living My Life

Emma Goldman

Living My Life is the 993-page autobiography of Lithuanian-born anarchist Emma Goldman, published in two volumes in 1931 and 1934. Goldman wrote it in Saint-Tropez, France, following her disillusionment with the Bolshevik role in the Russian revolution. The text thoroughly …

23177. Wilhelm Reich in Hell

Robert Anton Wilson

Wilhelm Reich in Hell is a 1987 play/musical in two acts by Robert Anton Wilson. It presents the character of famous psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, who died in a United States prison, passing through death and judgment. It draws on sources common to Wilson's other works, including …

23178. The Process

Brion Gysin

The Process is a novel by Brion Gysin which was published in 1969. Gysin was a painter and composer, and also collaborated with Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs on many occasions. The Process was his first full-length novel. Described by The Overlook Press as "a …

23181. Colleges That Change Lives

Loren Pope

The groundbreaking guide to the 40 best colleges you've never heard of—colleges that will change your lifeChoosing the right college has never been more important—or more difficult. For the latest edition of this classic college guide, Hilary Masell Oswald conducted her own …

23183. Worth the Fighting For

John McCain

Worth the Fighting For is a 2002 book by United States Senator John McCain with Mark Salter. Published by Random House, it is part autobiography, part mini-biographies of others. The book picks up where McCain's first memoir, Faith of My Fathers, left off, with his return to the …

23184. Old Mortality

Walter Scott

Old Mortality is a novel by Sir Walter Scott set in the period 1679–89 in south west Scotland. It forms, along with The Black Dwarf, the 1st series of Scott's Tales of My Landlord. The two novels were published together in 1816. Old Mortality is considered one of Scott's best …

23185. The Open Curtain

Brian Evenson

A taut, otherworldly, and moving literary thriller investigating the contemporary aftermath of Mormonism’s shrouded and violent past. When Rudd, a troubled teenager, embarks on a school research project, he runs across the secret Mormon ritual of blood sacrifice, and its role in …

23186. And There Was Light: Autobiography of Jacques …

Jacques Lusseyran

Selected as one of USA Today’s 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Century, this astonishing autobiography tells the gripping, heroic story of the early life of Jacques Lusseyran, an inspiring individual who overcame the limitations of physical blindness by attending literally to …

23187. The Twyborn Affair

Patrick White

The Twyborn Affair is a novel by Australian Nobel laureate Patrick White, first published in 1979. The three parts of the novel are set in a villa on the French Riviera before the First World War, a sheep station on the edge of Australia's Snowy Mountains in the inter-war …

23188. Monkey Bridge

Lan Cao

Monkey Bridge, published in 1997, is the debut novel of Vietnamese American attorney and writer Lan Cao. Lan Cao is professor of international law at the Chapman University School of Law. She left Vietnam in 1975. In many significant ways, Cao's narrative follows the tradition …

23190. The Last Enemy

Richard Hillary

The Last Enemy, published in America as Falling Through Space, is an autobiographical book by Spitfire pilot Richard Hillary. Richard Hillary was born in Sydney, Australia, on 20 April 1919 but was educated at Shrewsbury School in England and Trinity College, Oxford. He joined …

23192. Winner Take Nothing

Ernest Hemingway

Winner Take Nothing is a 1933 collection of short stories by Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway's third and final collection of stories, it was published four years after A Farewell to Arms, and a year after his non-fiction book about bullfighting, Death in the Afternoon. The volume …

23197. Till Death Us Do Part

Vincent Bugliosi

Till Death Us Do Part is a book written by Vincent Bugliosi and Ken Hurwitz.

23198. After the war

Carol Matas

After the War is a novel written by author Carol Matas. The book was published by Simon and Schuster and released in 1997.

23199. Voyage of the Star Wolf

David Gerrold

Voyage of the Star Wolf is a book published in 1990 that was written by David Gerrold.

23200. The Black Corridor

Michael Moorcock

The Black Corridor is a science fiction novel by Michael Moorcock, published in 1969, first by Ace Books in the US, as part of their Ace Science Fiction Specials series, and later by Mayflower Books in the UK. It is essentially a novel about the decay of society and the deep …



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