The most popular books in English
from 24601 to 24800

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.

24602. Legend of the Worst Boy in the World

Eoin Colfer

Growing up with four complainers for brothers, Will Woodman has a hard time getting an audience for his own troubles. He has to wait in line to gripe to his mom--and that leaves his dad. But since his dad is so busy, Will has to defer to his older (and faster) brother Marty. …

24603. Tierra del Fuego

Francisco Coloane

âFrancisco Coloane is the Jack London of our times.â âAlvaro MutisThese spellbinding stories of adventure and discovery are populated with explorers, fortune hunters, revolutionaries, seafarers, shipâs captains, and smugglers. But the undeniable protagonist in all nine stories …

24605. Three exemplary novels

Miguel de Unamuno

'No Spanish voice was heard during the fifty years of his active intellectual life which could compare with his in the strength of his passion nor in the profound seriousness with which he challenged every complacency...The central idea in all his fiction is the struggle to …

24607. Nude Men

Amanda Filipacchi

Nude Men is the 1993 debut novel by American writer Amanda Filipacchi. At age twenty-two, she wrote it as her thesis for Columbia University's graduate creative writing program. It was published by Viking in hardback and by Penguin in paperback, and was translated into 13 …

24608. Niebla/Abel Sanchez

Miguel de Unamuno

Niebla/Abel Sanchez is a book written by Miguel de Unamuno.

24619. Taking Pictures

Anne Enright

Taking Pictures is the second collection of short stories by Irish writer Anne Enright. It was first published in 2008.

24624. The Age of Conversation

Benedetta Craveri

The Age of Conversation is a book by Benedetta Craveri.

24625. Careless

Deborah Robertson

Careless is a 2006 novel by Australian author Deborah Robertson.

24626. A Game of Hide and Seek

Elizabeth Taylor

A Game of Hide and Seek is a 1951 novel by Elizabeth Taylor. It is a very human, ordinary and yet very extraordinary story, set in England between WWI and WWII and focused mainly upon Harriet Claridge and Vesey Macmillan. The relationship between these two and the effect it has …

24627. The White Peacock

D. H. Lawrence

The White Peacock is a novel by D. H. Lawrence published in 1911. Lawrence started the novel in 1906 and then rewrote it three times. The early versions had the working title of Laetitia. Maurice Greiffenhagen's 1891 painting, 'An Idyll', inspired the novel. The painting had "a …

24628. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Stephen Covey

Outlining seven key organizational rules for improving effectiveness and increasing productivity at work and at home, a companion volume to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People presents a step-by-step guide that includes in-depth exercises and solutions that teach the …

24630. Weaver

Stephen Baxter

Weaver is an alternate history and science fiction work authored by Stephen Baxter. It is the fourth and final novel in his Time's Tapestry quartet, which deals with psionic broadcast of history-altering content within trans-temporal lucid dreams.

24639. Vercoquin and the Plankton

Boris Vian

Vercoquin and the Plankton is a 1946 novel by the French writer Boris Vian, published by Éditions Gallimard.

24643. The Lightning of August

Jorge Ibargüengoitia

Los relámpagos de agosto was the first novel written by Mexican author Jorge Ibargüengoitia. Published for the first time in 1964, it parodies the memories written by veterans of the 1910 Mexican Revolution and the armed revolts that continued to destabilize the country for the …

24650. Puzzles of the Black Widowers

Isaac Asimov

Puzzles of the Black Widowers is a collection of mystery short stories by American author Isaac Asimov, featuring his fictional club of mystery solvers, the Black Widowers. It was first published in hardcover by Doubleday in January 1990, and in paperback by Bantam Books the …

24652. East and West: China, Power, and the Future of Asia

Christopher Patten

East and West is a 1998 book by the British politician Christopher Patten about his experiences as the last governor of Hong Kong. In this book, he attempts to provide insights into the last years of British colonial rule in Hong Kong, and defends his decision of introducing the …

24656. The Search for Roots

Primo Levi

The Search for Roots: A Personal Anthology is a compilation of thirty pieces of prose and poetry selected by Italian-Jewish author and Holocaust survivor Primo Levi as part of an abortive project by his original Italian publisher Einaudi to identify the texts which most …

24657. The Laughter of Carthage

Michael Moorcock

The Laughter of Carthage is the second novel in the Pyat Quartet tetralogy of novels by Michael Moorcock. It was first published in 1984 by Secker & Warburg. It was written in tandem, one during the day, and one at night, with the second novel in the Von Bek series, The City …

24658. Perilous Dreams

Andre Norton

Perilous Dreams is a collection of short stories by science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton. It was first published in paperback by DAW Books in June 1976, with a cover and frontispiece by George Barr; it was reprinted in September 1978, July 1982 and September 1987. …

24661. Player's Handbook II

David Noonan

Player's Handbook II is the title of a third edition Dungeons & Dragons supplement. It is a handbook of rules and guidelines for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. As the name implies, the book is a supplement to the edition's Player's Handbook. It introduces …

24666. Can't Pay? Won't Pay!

Dario Fo

Can't Pay? Won't Pay! is play originally written in Italian by Dario Fo. Regarded as Fo's best-known play internationally after Morte accidentale di un anarchico, it had been performed in 35 countries by 1990. Considered a Marxist, political farce, it is one of Fo's most famous …

24667. Confederates

Thomas Keneally

Confederates is a novel by the Australian author Thomas Keneally which uses the American Civil War as its main subject matter. Confederates uses the United States Civil War as a setting for a more personal conflict between neighbors. In the midst of the war's climactic battle -- …

24669. No Laughing Matter

Joseph Heller

No Laughing Matter is a 1986 book co-authored by Joseph Heller and Speed Vogel.

24670. Philosophical Explanations

Robert Nozick

Philosophical Explanations is a 1981 metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical treatise by Robert Nozick.

24678. Dark Universe

Daniel F. Galouye

Dark Universe is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Daniel F. Galouye, first published in 1961. It is currently in publication by Victor Gollancz Ltd as a collector's edition. The book was nominated for a Hugo award in 1962.

24679. Alien Harvest

Robert Sheckley

Alien Harvest is a book published in 1995 that was written by Robert Sheckley,.

24680. Them Bones

Howard Waldrop

Them Bones is the first solo novel by science fiction writer Howard Waldrop. It was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award in 1984, but lost out to William Gibson's Neuromancer; both novels were part of the third Ace Science Fiction Specials series edited by Terry Carr.

24683. Great Kings' War

Roland J. Green

Great Kings' War is an English language science fiction novel by John F. Carr and Roland J. Green, a sequel to H. Beam Piper's Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen. It continues the story of Corporal Calvin Morrison after he is transported to another timeline by a Paratime conveyor. The …

24685. The House on the Borderland and Other Novels

William Hope Hodgson

The House on the Borderland and Other Novels is a collection of short novels by author William Hope Hodgson. It was published by Arkham House in 1946 in an edition of 3,014 copies. The collection was reprinted by Gollancz in 2002, with a new introduction by China Miéville, as …

24686. Heaven and Hell

Aldous Huxley

Heaven and Hell is a philosophical essay by Aldous Huxley published in 1956. Huxley derived the title from William Blake's book The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. The essay discusses the relationship between bright, colorful objects, geometric designs, psychoactives, art, and …

24690. Ride the Tiger

Heinz Klein

Ride the Tiger: A Survival Manual for the Aristocrats of the Soul is a 1961 book by Italian Traditionalist philosopher Julius Evola. The first English translation was published by Inner Traditions in 2003. In Ride the Tiger, Evola argues that the modern world has become totally …

24701. Deathtrap

Ira Levin

Deathtrap is a play written by Ira Levin in 1978 with many plot twists and which references itself as a play within a play. It is in two acts with one set and five characters. It holds the record for the longest running comedy-thriller on Broadway and was also nominated for the …

24702. The Hidden Harbor Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

The Hidden Harbor Mystery is Volume 14 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate in 1935, purportedly by Leslie McFarlane; however, the writing style is noticeably different from other …

24703. The Haunted Fort

Franklin W. Dixon

The Haunted Fort is Volume 44 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by David Grambs in 1965.

24706. Witch Wood

John Buchan

Witch Wood is a 1927 novel written by the Scots author and politician John Buchan. It is set in the 17th century, at the time of the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. The protagonist, David Semphill, is a newly-ordained minister of the Church of Scotland, who has recently arrived in …

24708. The Fur Country

Jules Verne

The Fur Country is an adventure novel by Jules Verne in The Extraordinary Voyages series, first published in 1873. The novel was serialized in Magasin d’Éducation et de Récréation from September 1872 to December 1873. The two-volume first original French edition and the first …

24711. Tomorrow and Tomorrow

Charles Sheffield

“Truly a love story of the ages.”—The Orlando Sentinel “Will keep you on the edge of your seat.”—David Brin “One of the most imaginative, exciting talents to appear on the SF scene.”—Publishers Weekly “Ambitious, elegiac, and ultimately satisfying.”—San Francisco Chronicle Ana …

24714. Dead Man's Handle

Peter O'Donnell

Dead Man's Handle is the title of a 1985 action-adventure/spy novel written by Peter O'Donnell. It was the eleventh and final full-length novel chronicling the adventures of O'Donnell's comic strip creation, Modesty Blaise. Although O'Donnell continued to write the comic strip, …

24715. Tarzan's Quest

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan's Quest is a 1935/1936 story written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the nineteenth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. Originally serialized in six parts, as “Tarzan and the Immortal Men”, in The Blue Book Magazine, from October 1935 to March 1936; the …

24721. Colossus

Dennis Feltham Jones

Colossus is a science fiction novel by British author Dennis Feltham Jones, about super-computers assuming control of man. Two sequels, The Fall of Colossus and Colossus and the Crab continued the story. Colossus was adapted cinematically as Colossus: The Forbin Project.

24726. Life's Lottery

Kim Newman

Life's Lottery is a speculative fiction novel by Kim Newman, published in 1999. Loosely connected to Newman's The Quorum, Life's Lottery is written in second-person and invites the reader to assume the role of the protagonist, an Englishman named Keith Marion, and make decisions …

24727. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the …

Bill Bryson

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail is a 1998 book by travel writer Bill Bryson, describing his attempt to walk the Appalachian Trail with his friend "Stephen Katz". The book is written in a humorous style, interspersed with more serious …

24731. Cold in the Earth

Ann Granger

Cold in the Earth is Ann Granger's third Mitchell and Markby Mystery. Set in rural England, it is about three seemingly unconnected deaths which occur in quick succession in the fictitious town of Bamford in the Cotswolds. Chief Inspector Alan Markby and his team are …

24734. A Cure for Cancer

Michael Moorcock

A Cure for Cancer is a novel by British fantasy and science fiction writer Michael Moorcock. It is part of his long-running Jerry Cornelius series. The second novel of the sequence, is essentially a collage of absurdist vignettes, many of which first appeared in an eclectic …

24736. The Blue Star

Fletcher Pratt

The Blue Star is a fantasy novel written by Fletcher Pratt, the second of his two major fantasies. It was first published by Twayne Publishers in 1952 in the fantasy anthology Witches Three, a volume that also included Fritz Leiber's Conjure Wife and James Blish's "There Shall …

24741. The Promised Land - 1912

Mary Antin

The Promised Land is the 1912 autobiography of Mary Antin. It tells the story of her early life in what is now Belarus and her immigration to the United States in 1894. The book focuses on her attempts to assimilate into the culture of the United States. It received very …

24746. The Final Battle

William C. Dietz

The Final Battle is a military science fiction novel by William C. Dietz, first published by Ace Books in 1995. This is the second book in the 9 book legion series by Dietz. The Confederacy is threatened by an uprising of the Hudathans, an unfeeling reptilian race that has built …

24748. The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon

Mini Grey

The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Mini Grey, published by Jonathan Cape in 2006. It won the annual Kate Greenaway Medal from the professional librarians, recognising the year's best-illustrated children's book …

24749. The odd woman

Gail Godwin

The odd woman is the 1974 book written by Gail Godwin.

24753. Miau

Benito Pérez Galdós

Miau is a realistic novel by Spanish writer Benito Pérez Galdós, released in 1888. It tells a story about a middle-low class family of Madrid in the 19th century. The main character is Ramón Villaamil, an ex-employée from the Ministry of Economy and Finance. He lives with his …

24754. Dark Reflections

Samuel R. Delany

Dark Reflections is a novel by Samuel R. Delany, published in 2007 by Carroll & Graf, an imprint of Avalon Publishing Group. In 2008 it received a Stonewall Book Award and was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Fiction.

24763. Cosmic Engineers

Clifford D. Simak

Cosmic Engineers is a science fiction novel by author Clifford D. Simak. It was published in 1950 by Gnome Press in an edition of 6,000 copies, of which 1,000 were bound in paperback for an armed forces edition. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Astounding in …

24764. Irish Lace

Andrew Greeley

Irish Lace is the second of the Nuala Anne McGrail series of mystery novels by Roman Catholic priest and author Father Andrew M. Greeley.

24775. Fire on the Water

Joe Dever

Fire on the Water is the second installment in the award-winning Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever. It is the installment where Lone Wolf receives the legendary Sommerswerd.

24782. Gears of War: Aspho Fields

Karen Traviss

Gears of War: Aspho Fields is a 2008 science fiction novel by Karen Traviss, set in the Gears of War universe. The novel is the first in a series of five and is considered canon material. Aspho Fields mainly focuses on the history of the characters and the battle at Aspho …

24784. The Great Redwall Feast

Brian Jacques

The Great Redwall Feast was written by Brian Jacques and illustrated by the well-known Redwall artist Christopher Denise. It was published in 1996.

24790. Amber and Blood

Margaret Weis

Amber and Blood is the third novel in the Dark Disciple series by Margaret Weis.

24791. I Don't Mean to be Rude, but...

Simon Cowell

I Don't Mean to be Rude, but... is a 2003 autobiography book from popular television personality and music critic Simon Cowell. The book gives an insight into Simon Cowell's life as well as backstage gossip and tips on how to be successful.



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