The most popular books in English
from 23401 to 23600

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.

23401. 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 …

23402. Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Jerry Kramsky

At last, the return of one of the most influential comic artists of the last two decades! Mattotti (Fires), along with long-time collaborator Kramsky, creates a spectacular adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic of horror, emphasizing it as a psychological thriller. At …

23405. Special Delivery

Danielle Steel

Special Delivery is a romantic novel written by Danielle Steel.

23417. The Early Asimov

Isaac Asimov

The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying is a 1972 collection of short stories by Isaac Asimov. Each story is accompanied by commentary by the author, who gives details about his life and his literary achievements in the period in which he wrote the story, effectively …

23434. Savage Grace: The True Story of Fatal Relations in a …

Natalie Robins

Savage Grace: The True Story of Fatal Relations in a Rich and Famous American Family is a book written by Natalie Robins and Steven M.L. Aronson.

23449. 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 …

23450. 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 …

23453. Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out into …

Maria Shriver

Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out into the Real World is a book by Maria Shriver, published in 2000. It evolved from her commencement address at College of the Holy Cross, during which she said "Ten Things I Wish Someone had told me at Graduation Before I Went Out in …

23454. Nightmare Asylum

Steve Perry

Aliens: Nightmare Asylum is the title of a sci-fi novel by Steve Perry, set in the fictional Alien movie universe. It is an sequel to Aliens: Earth Hive. The book was published by Bantam Books on April 1, 1993.

23457. 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 …

23458. Unaccompanied Sonata and Other Stories

Orson Scott Card

Unaccompanied Sonata and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Orson Scott Card. Although not purely science fiction and definitely not hard science fiction, the book contains stories that have a futuristic angle or are purely works of fantasy set in current times. …

23460. The Brush-Off

Shane Maloney

The Brush-Off is a 1996 Australian, Ned Kelly Awards-winning crime thriller, written by Shane Maloney. It is the second novel in a series of crime thrillers following the character of Murray Whelan, as he investigates crimes in the Melbourne area in the course of trying to keep …

23463. The Gladiator

Harry Turtledove

The Gladiator is a 2007 Harry Turtledove novel for young adults. Part of the loose Crosstime Traffic family of books it is set in a world in an alternate history in which the Soviet Union has won the Cold War. It tied with Jo Walton's Ha'penny for the 2008 Prometheus Award.

23464. Unacknowledged legislation

Christopher Hitchens

Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere is a 2003 collection of essays by the author and journalist Christopher Hitchens. It was first published in hardback by the New Left Books imprint, Verso.

23465. 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 …

23466. 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 …

23467. 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 …

23469. 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 …

23470. Part of the furniture

Mary Wesley

Part of the Furniture is a best-selling novel written by British author Mary Wesley. The novel was Wesley's last one and it was published when the author was eighty-five years old.

23472. The New Girlfriend

Ruth Rendell

The New Girlfriend and Other Stories is a short story collection by British writer Ruth Rendell. The title story won the MWA Edgar Award for Best Short Story of the Year.

23478. The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

John Mearsheimer

The Tragedy of Great Power Politics is a book by the American scholar John Mearsheimer on the subject of international relations theory published by W.W. Norton & Company in 2001. Mearsheimer explains and argues for his theory of "offensive realism" by stating its key …

23479. 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 …

23480. Voyage of the Star Wolf

David Gerrold

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

23481. Planeswalker

Lynn Abbey

Planeswalker is a Magic: The Gathering novel written by Lynn Abbey, and published by Wizards of the Coast, Inc. Planeswalker takes place on the fictional world of Dominaria, within the 'multiverse'. It tells the story of Urza and his need for revenge against the Phyrexians, who …

23482. 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 …

23483. 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 …

23484. 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.

23485. 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.

23488. 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.

23491. The Kaisho

Eric Van Lustbader

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

23496. SSN

Tom Clancy

SSN is a novel created by Tom Clancy and Martin Greenberg following the missions of the U.S. Navy nuclear attack submarine USS Cheyenne during a fictional war with China over the Spratly Islands, based on the video game of the same name. A loosely connected collection of …

23497. The Brothel in Rosenstrasse

Michael Moorcock

The Brothel in Rosenstrasse is a 1982 novel by Michael Moorcock. The main character is Rickhardt von Bek, a member of the family of Ulrich von Bek which is central to some of Moorcock's other fantasy novels, notably The War Hound and the World's Pain, The City in the Autumn …

23499. A Flag Full of Stars

Brad Ferguson

A Flag Full of Stars is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel. It is credited to Brad Ferguson, who wrote the initial draft, but was subject to an uncredited rewrite by J. M. Dillard.

23500. 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 …

23502. 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 …

23503. Beast in View

Margaret Millar

Beast in View is a suspense novel and psychological thriller by Margaret Millar that won the Edgar Award in 1956 and was later adapted for an episode of the television series Alfred Hitchcock Hour in 1964. It also made the list of The Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time that was …

23504. The Sword of Rhiannon

Leigh Brackett

The Sword of Rhiannon is a science fiction novel by Leigh Brackett, set in her usual venue of Mars. A 1942 Brackett story, "The Sorcerer of Rhiannon", also uses the name; however, it is the name of a place rather than a character.

23505. The Ruby Dice

Catherine Asaro

The Ruby Dice is a 2009 science fiction novel. Written by Catherine Asaro, the book wraps up many of the events of Saga of the Skolian Empire. Two men, two empires. Jaibriol III rules the Eubian Concord: over two trillion people across more than a thousand worlds and habitats. …

23506. We Who Are About To...

Joanna Russ

We Who Are About To... is a feminist science fiction novel by Joanna Russ. It first appeared in magazine form in the January 1976 and February 1976 issues of Galaxy Science Fiction and was first published in book form by Dell Publishing in July 1977.

23508. No Promises in the Wind

Irene Hunt

No Promises in the Wind is a historical novel by Irene Hunt. This novel takes place in 1932 during the Great Depression. The book is about growing up during the Great Depression, that meant growing up fast as young Josh soon learned.

23509. 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 …

23512. 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, …

23513. 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 …

23515. 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 …

23516. The Brave Free Men

Jack Vance

The Faceless Man is a prisoner in his own palace. His power over the people of Durdane is in the hands of Gastel Etzwane, a youth whose thirst for vengeance against the dreaded Rogushkoi would be slaked only by oceans of their blood. For these invincible foes who threatened …

23517. The Bulgari Connection

Fay Weldon

The Bulgari Connection is a 2001 novel by Fay Weldon that became notorious for its commercial tie-in: in exchange for £18,000 from the jeweler Bulgari, Weldon was required to mention the name of the jeweler at least 12 times - which was more than exceeded by the author. The 34 …

23518. The science of Star wars

Jeanne Cavelos

The Science of Star Wars is a nonfiction popular science book written by former NASA astrophysicist Jeanne Cavelos first published on April 15, 1999 by St. Martin's Press. The book uses fictional characters, worlds, and technology from the Star Wars universe as starting points …

23521. Lord Darcy Investigates

Randall Garrett

Lord Darcy Investigates is a collection of short stories by Randall Garrett featuring his alternate history detective Lord Darcy. It was first published in paperback in 1981 by Ace Books, and has been reprinted a number of times since. It was later gathered together with Murder …

23525. The Godwhale

T. J. Bass

The Godwhale is a science fiction novel by American novelist T. J. Bass, first published in 1974. It is the sequel to Half Past Human. The book was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1974. The novel deals with genetic and biological inventions with a strange and …

23529. The Newtonian Casino

Thomas Bass

The Eudaemonic Pie is a non-fiction book about gambling by American author Thomas A. Bass. The book was initially published in April 1985 by Houghton Mifflin.

23530. Strandloper

Alan Garner

Strandloper is a novel by English writer Alan Garner, published in 1996. It is loosely based on the story of a Cheshire labourer, William Buckley. The historical figures of Edward Stanley and John Batman also appear as characters in the novel.

23534. 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 …

23547. 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 …

23548. Don't Care High

Gordon Korman

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

23550. 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 …

23559. The Sandman: The Dream Hunters

Neil Gaiman

"The Sandman: The Dream Hunters" is a novella by English author Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano. The story is tangential to The Sandman comic book series, and can be read without prior knowledge of the main sequence. It won the Bram Stoker Award for Best Illustrated …

23560. Mazes and Monsters

Rona Jaffe

Mazes and Monsters is a 1981 novel by Rona Jaffe. The novel is a cautionary tale regarding the then-new hobby of fantasy role-playing games. The book was adapted into a made-for-television movie by the same name in 1982 starring young Tom Hanks.

23561. Ways of Escape

Graham Greene

Ways of Escape is ostensibly the second volume of autobiography by British novelist Graham Greene, first published in 1980, but it is not a conventional autobiography, concentrating more on the author's work than his life and often blurring the line between the two.

23563. Dawn of Night

Paul S. Kemp

Dawn of Night is a fantasy novel by Paul S. Kemp, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the second novel in "The Erevis Cale Trilogy". It was published in paperback in June 2004. The Erevis Cale Trilogy was …

23565. Moral Hazard

Kate Jennings

Moral Hazard is a 2002 novel by Australian author Kate Jennings.

23566. Mirror

Graham Masterton

It is said that a mirror can trap a person's soul...Martin Williams is a broke, two-bit screenwriter living in Hollywood, but when he finds the very mirror that once hung in the house of a murdered 1930s child star, he happily spends all he has on it. He has long obsessed over …

23567. The Face of Trespass

Ruth Rendell

The Face of Trespass is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1974.

23568. Book

Robert Grudin

Book: A Novel is a metafictional novel by Robert Grudin.

23569. The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations …

Ian Bremmer

The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall is a book by political scientist Ian Bremmer. It was named a "Book of the Year" in 2006 by The Economist. Bremmer's J Curve describes the relationship between a country's openness and its stability; focusing on the …

23570. Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young …

Art Spiegelman

Breakdowns is a collected volume of underground comic strips by American cartoonist Art Spiegelman. The book is made up of strips dating to before Spiegelman started planning his graphic novel Maus, but includes the strip "Maus" which presaged the graphic novel, and "Prisoner on …

23571. Who?

Algis Budrys

Who? by Algis Budrys is an American science fiction novel set during the Cold War.

23572. The Ballad of Beta-2

Samuel R. Delany

The Ballad of Beta-2 is a 1965 science fiction novel by Samuel R. Delany The book was originally published as Ace Double M-121, together with Alpha Yes, Terra No! by Emil Petaja. The first stand alone edition was published in 1971. In 1977 a corrected edition came out, in a …

23577. Gentleman Junkie and Other Stories of the Hung-Up …

Harlan Ellison

Gentleman Junkie and Other Stories of the Hung-Up Generation is an early collection of short stories by Harlan Ellison, originally published in paperback in 1961. Most of the stories were written while Ellison was a draftee in the United States army between 1957 and 1959. These …

23578. Dear Nobody

Berlie Doherty

Dear Nobody is a realistic young-adult novel by Berlie Doherty, published by Hamilton in 1991. Set in the northern England city of Sheffield, it features an unplanned teenage pregnancy and tells the story of its effect on the teenagers and their families. Doherty won the annual …

23579. Prison of Souls

Mercedes Lackey

Prison of Souls is a book published in 1993 that was written by Mercedes Lackey and Mark Shepherd.

23580. Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley

Flags of Our Fathers is a New York Times bestselling book by James Bradley with Ron Powers about the five United States Marines and one United States Navy Corpsman who would eventually be made famous by Joe Rosenthal's lauded photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima, one of …

23584. Jesus, apocalyptic prophet of the new millennium

Bart D. Ehrman

Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium is a 1999 book by leading New Testament scholar Bart D. Ehrman. In it, he argues that Jesus was an apocalyptic preacher, i.e., his main message was that the end of history was near, that God would shortly intervene to overthrow …

23585. Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making …

Jack N. Rakove

Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution is a non-fiction book authored by Jack N. Rakove and published on March 25, 1996 in hardcover by Knopf and on May 26, 1997 by Vintage Books in paperback. Rakove investigates the meaning of the United States …

23586. The Forlorn Hope

David Drake

The Forlorn Hope is a science fiction novel by David Drake.

23587. The Mad Hatter Mystery

John Dickson Carr

The Mad Hatter Mystery, first published in 1933, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Gideon Fell. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.

23588. Brilliance of the Moon Episode 1: Battle for Maruyama

Gillian Rubinstein

Brilliance of the Moon Episode 1: Battle for Maruyama is a book published in 2006 that was written by Gillian Rubinstein.

23589. The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of …

David King

The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia is a 1997 book by David King about the censoring of photographs in Joseph Stalin's Soviet Union through silent alteration via airbrushing and other techniques. It has an introduction by Stephen …

23590. Kai Lung's Golden Hours

Ernest Bramah

Kai Lung's Golden Hours is a fantasy novel by Ernest Bramah. It was first published in hardcover in London by Grant Richards Ltd. in October, 1922, and there have been numerous editions since. The first edition included a preface by Hilaire Belloc, which has also been a feature …

23591. Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes

Marguerite de Angeli

Book of Nursery and Mother Goose Rhymes is a book by Marguerite de Angeli.

23593. Double, Double

Michael Jan Friedman

Double, Double is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Michael Jan Friedman.

23598. Circus World

Barry B. Longyear

Circus World is a science fiction collection by Barry B. Longyear about a planet descended entirely from the population of a crashed spaceship carrying a circus. It comprises the following short stories: "The Tryouts" "The Magician's Apprentice" "The Second Law" "Proud Rider" …



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