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. The night torn mad with footsteps

Charles Bukowski

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

23002. Fly Away Peter

David Malouf

Fly Away Peter is a 1982 novel by Australian author David Malouf. It won The Age Book of the Year award in 1982, and is often studied at senior level in Australian high schools.

23008. Economics

William D. Nordhaus

Economics is an influential introductory textbook by American economists Paul Samuelson and William Nordhaus. It was first published in 1948, and has appeared in nineteen different editions, the most recent in 2010. It was the best selling economics textbook for many decades and …

23009. Paco's Story

Larry Heinemann

Paco Sullivan is the only man in Alpha Company to survive a cataclysmic Viet Cong attack on Fire Base Harriette in Vietnam. Everyone else is annihilated. When a medic finally rescues Paco almost two days later, he is waiting to die, flies and maggots covering his burnt, …

23010. 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.

23013. 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.

23014. 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 …

23015. The Worry Website

Jacqueline Wilson

Worry Website is a popular children's novel written in 2002 by Jacqueline Wilson.

23016. Kittyhawk Down

Garry Disher

Kittyhawk Down is a crime novel by Garry Disher published in 2003.

23017. Ruby in a Nutshell

Yukihiro Matsumoto

Ruby is an absolutely pure object-oriented scripting language written in C and designed with Perl and Python capabilities in mind. While its roots are in Japan, Ruby is slowly but surely gaining ground in the US. The goal of Yukihiro Matsumoto, creator of Ruby and author of this …

23022. Foreigner

Robert J. Sawyer

Foreigner is a science fiction novel by the Canadian author Robert J. Sawyer, originally published in 1994 by Ace Books. It is the final book of the Quintaglio Ascension Trilogy, following Far-Seer and Fossil Hunter. The book depicts an Earth-like world on a moon which orbits a …

23029. 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 …

23030. Paper Cities

Ekaterina Sedia

Paper Cities: An Anthology of Urban Fantasy is a 2008 speculative fiction anthology edited by Ekaterina Sedia.

23033. A Few Quick Ones

P. G. Wodehouse

A Few Quick Ones is a collection of ten short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. It was first published in the United States on 13 April 1959 by Simon & Schuster, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 26 June 1959 by Herbert Jenkins, London. All the stories in the collection …

23034. 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 …

23035. The Rosary Murders

William X. Kienzle

The Rosary Murders is a novel written by William X. Kienzle.

23036. Emprise

Michael P. Kube-McDowell

Emprise is a book published in 1985 that was written by Michael P. Kube-McDowell.

23037. Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet

Eleanor Cameron

Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet is the second in the series of Mushroom Planet books by Eleanor Cameron, and was published in 1956, two years after the original. This children's book is set in a beach community in California, as well as on a tiny, habitable moon -- "Basidium"—in …

23038. Directive 51

John Barnes

View our feature on John Barnes’s Directive 51. The first book in a new post-apocalyptic trilogy from "a master of the genre" Heather O'Grainne is the Assistant Secretary in the Office of Future Threat Assessment, investigating rumors surrounding something called "Daybreak." …

23039. Andy and the Lion

James Daugherty

Andy and the Lion is a book by James Daugherty.

23040. The Belton estate

Anthony Trollope

The Belton Estate is a novel by Anthony Trollope, written in 1865. The novel concerns itself with a young woman who has accepted one of two suitors, then discovered that he was unworthy of her love. It was the first novel published in the Fortnightly Review.

23043. The Princes of the Golden Cage

Nathalie Mallet

The Princes of the Golden Cage is Nathalie Mallet’s debut novel; the first installment in The Prince Amir Mystery series. It is a fantasy/mystery; however this novel has also been classified as historical fantasy, which is a subgenre of fantasy. The second book in the series, …

23045. Belle Teal

Ann M. Martin

Belle Teal is a novel written by Ann M. Martin in 2001. It tells the story of Belle Teal Harper, her mother Adele, her grandmother Belle Teal Rhodes, and their friends and community. Belle teal is now going into 5th grade, and this year is very special. she is going to have the …

23046. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

Eric Hodgins

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House is a 1946 comedy novel written by Eric Hodgins and illustrated by William Steig, describing the vicissitudes of buying a home in the country. It originally appeared as a short story called "Mr. Blandings Builds His Castle" in the April 1946 …

23047. Sartoris

William Faulkner

Sartoris is a novel, first published in 1929, by the American author William Faulkner. It portrays the decay of the Mississippi aristocracy following the social upheaval of the American Civil War. The 1929 edition is an abridged version of Faulkner's original work. The full text …

23048. Changes

Ama Ata Aidoo

Changes: a Love Story is a 1991 novel by Ama Ata Aidoo, chronicling a period of the life of a career-centred African woman as she divorces her first husband and marries into a polygamist union. It was published by the Feminist Press.

23049. The Valley of Bones

Anthony Powell

The Valley of Bones is the seventh novel in the sequence of twelve comprising Anthony Powell's masterpiece, A Dance to the Music of Time. Published in 1964, it is the first of the war trilogy, poignantly capturing the atmosphere of the time whilst offering a subversively comic …

23050. Gypsy: A Memoir

Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy: A Memoir is a 1957 autobiography of renowned striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee, which inspired the Broadway musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable. The book tells Lee's life story in three acts, the first beginning with her early childhood days in theatre when she toured with her …

23051. We Interrupt This Broadcast

Joe Garner

We Interrupt This Broadcast is the title of a non-fiction book from 1998. It was written by Joe Garner; the foreword was written by the veteran American newscaster Walter Cronkite. In addition to many descriptions and pictures of notable news events from the 20th century, …

23052. Mr American

George MacDonald Fraser

Mr American is a 1980 novel by George MacDonald Fraser who described it as longer and more "conventional" than his usual work.

23054. Jumping Off the Planet

David Gerrold

Jumping Off the Planet is a novella written by David Gerrold.

23056. Mosaic: Pieces of My Life So Far

Amy Grant

One of America’s most popular music artists shares beautiful pieces of an unforgettable human mosaic, revealing pieces of a life in progress.With her unmistakable voice and honest lyrics, Amy Grant has captured a unique place in American music. As the bestselling Christian music …

23057. The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Hugh Lofting

The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts, written and illustrated by Hugh Lofting, is the first of his Doctor Dolittle books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns to talk to animals …

23058. So sure of death

Dana Stabenow

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

23059. Island of Exiles

I. J. Parker

In Island of Exiles is a 2007 detective novel by I. J. Parker. The story follows Sugawara Akitada, who is assigned by two shadowy officials to investigate the fatal poisoning on penal colony on Sado Island of the exiled and disgraced Prince Okisada. The suspect is the son of the …

23060. Wigs on the green

Nancy Mitford

Nancy Mitford’s most controversial novel, unavailable for decades, is a hilarious satirical send-up of the political enthusiasms of her notorious sisters, Unity and Diana.Written in 1934, early in Hitler’s rise, Wigs on the Green lightheartedly skewers the devoted followers of …

23061. Tarzan the Invincible

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan the Invincible is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fourteenth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Blue Book from October, 1930 through April, 1931 as "Tarzan, Guard of the Jungle."

23063. The Kiss

Danielle Steel

In her 53rd bestselling novel, Danielle Steel explores how a single shattering moment can change lives forever. The Kiss is at once a moving testament to the fragility of life and a breathtaking story about the power of love to heal, to free, to transform, and to make broken …

23065. The Color of Death: A Sir John Fielding Mystery

Bruce Alexander Cook

The Color of Death is the seventh historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

23066. The Salt Eaters

Toni Cade Bambara

The Salt Eaters is a 1980 novel, the first such work by Toni Cade Bambara. The novel is written in an experimental style and is explicitly political in tone, with several of the characters being veterans of the civil rights, feminist, and anti-war movements of the 1960s and …

23068. Just Cause

John Katzenbach

Just Cause is a novel written by John Katzenbach.

23069. 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 …

23074. Rumours of Rain

André Brink

Rumours of Rain is a South African novel by André Brink, published in 1978. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. It is set on a South African farm during apartheid.

23075. Prime Evil

Diana G. Gallagher

Prime Evil is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Tagline: 'Infinity awaits an ancient evil'.

23076. The Constant Nymph

Margaret Kennedy

The Constant Nymph is a 1924 novel by Margaret Kennedy. It tells how a teenage girl falls in love with a family friend, who eventually marries her cousin. The two girls show mutual jealousy over their common love for the man. The novel was a best-seller after it was first …

23079. The Oaken Throne

Robin Jarvis

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

23083. Hrolf Kraki's Saga

Poul Anderson

Hrolf Kraki's Saga is a fantasy novel by Poul Anderson. It was first published by Ballantine Books as the sixty-second volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in October, 1973, and has been reprinted a number of times since. The novel was nominated for the …

23084. 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 …

23085. The Emperor's Soul

Brandon Sanderson

When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life. An assassin has left the Emperor Ashravan without consciousness, a circumstance concealed only by the death of his wife. If the emperor does not emerge after his …

23117. Ode to Kirihito, Part Two

Osamu Tezuka

Kirihito Osanai is a young doctor who's just been introduced to the Monmow disease, which transforms humans into dog-like beasts and kills them within a month of the metamorphosis. While studying the pathology of the disease Kirihito himself becomes an unknowing guinea pig for …

23132. My Friend Hitler

Yukio Mishima

My Friend Hitler is a 1968 play written by Japanese writer Yukio Mishima. The four characters include Adolf Hitler, Gustav Krupp, Gregor Strasser and Ernst Röhm, the action is happening in 1934. The evaluations of the play include considering it to be anti-fascist as well as …

23180. Astro Boy Volume 05

Osamu Tezuka

Half a century old, Astro Boy has once again taken America by storm! Created by the late, great Osamu Tezuka, Japan's "God of Manga," Astro Boy is the cornerstone of today's thriving manga and anime industries. Never before available in an English-language edition in the States, …



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