The most popular books in English
from 29001 to 29200

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.

29001. Canada

Richard Ford

Canada is a 2012 novel by American author Richard Ford. The novel follows 15-year-old Dell Parsons, who must learn to fend for himself after his parents are arrested for robbing a bank. The book also re-visits Great Falls, Montana, a setting that Ford frequently uses in his work.

29004. Last Seen Wearing ...

Hillary Waugh

Last Seen Wearing ... is a U.S. detective novel by Hillary Waugh frequently referred to as the police procedural par excellence. Set in a fictional college town in Massachusetts, the book is about a female freshman who goes missing and the painstaking investigation carried out …

29026. Nothing... Except My G

Oscar Wilde

'I have nothing to declare', Wilde once told an American customs official, 'except my genius'. A socialite, a wit, a man who flaunted convention and was unafraid to shock, Oscar Wilde was a great writer and a great man. This new collection of wit and wisdom demonstrates the …

29027. Treatise on the gods

H. L. Mencken

Treatise on the Gods is H. L. Mencken's survey of the history and philosophy of religion, and was intended as an unofficial companion volume to his Treatise on Right and Wrong. The first and second printings were sold out before publication, and eight more printings followed. …

29038. Different Seasons

Stephen King

Different Seasons is a collection of four Stephen King novellas with a more serious dramatic bent than the horror fiction for which King is famous. The four novellas are tied together via subtitles that relate to each of the four seasons. The collection is notable for having had …

29040. The Macdermots of Ballycloran

Anthony Trollope

The Macdermots of Ballycloran is a novel by Anthony Trollope. It was Trollope's first published novel, which he began in September 1843 and completed by June 1845. However, it was not published until 1847. The novel was "an abysmal failure with the reading public." The novel was …

29042. Godspeed

Charles Sheffield

Godspeed is a 1993 novel by American author Charles Sheffield. On the isolated planet of Erin, young Jay Hara has grown up on dreams of space and legends of the fabled Godspeed drive, which once allowed humans to travel at translight speeds. After meeting Paddy Enderton, a seedy …

29043. Jelly Roll

Kevin Young

Jelly Roll is a book written by Kevin Young.

29054. Daniel Half Human

David Chotjewitz

Daniel Half Human and the Good Nazi is a 2000 children's novel by German author David Chotjewitz, translated into English by Doris Orgel. The first US edition was published in 2004 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. The novel is set in Hamburg, Germany, during the rise of the …

29058. The Complete Opera Book

Gustav Kobbé

The Complete Opera Book is a guide to operas by American music critic and author Gustav Kobbé first published in the United States in 1919 and the United Kingdom in 1922. A revised edition from 1954 by the Earl of Harewood is known as Kobbé's Complete Opera Book. The 1997 …

29066. Sylvie and Bruno

Lewis Carroll

Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded published in 1893, form the last novel by Lewis Carroll published during his lifetime. Both volumes were illustrated by Harry Furniss. The novel has two main plots: one set in the real …

29067. Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary

Hugh Lofting

Doctor Dolittle and the Green Canary is a Doctor Dolittle book written by Hugh Lofting. Although much of the material had been printed originally in 1924 for the Herald Tribune Syndicate, Lofting planned to complete the story in book form but never finished before he died. …

29075. Sexuality and The Psychology of Love

Sigmund Freud

Sexuality and The Psychology of Love is a collection of papers written by Sigmund Freud and edited by Philip Rieff.

29076. Helen and Teacher: The Story of Helen Keller and …

Joseph P. Lash

Helen and Teacher: The Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy is a book written by Joseph P. Lash.

29079. Responsibility and Judgment

Hannah Arendt

Responsibility and Judgment is the 2003 book by Hannah Arendt.

29080. The emergence of probability

Ian Hacking

The Emergence of Probability: A Philosophical Study of Early Ideas about Probability, Induction and Statistical Inference is a 1975 book by philosopher Ian Hacking.

29083. Hype and Glory

William Goldman

Hype and Glory is a 1990 memoir from William Goldman which details his experiences as a judge at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival and Miss America Pageant. The book includes an interview with Clint Eastwood and a profile on Robert Redford. Much of the book contains autobiographical …

29086. Nine Days to Christmas

Marie Hall Ets

Nine Days to Christmas is a book by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida. Released by Viking Press, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1960. In the story, Ceci anxiously awaits her first posada, the special Mexican Christmas party, and the opportunity …

29088. Eric Brighteyes

H. Rider Haggard

The Saga of Eric Brighteyes is the title of an epic viking novel by H. Rider Haggard, and concerns the adventures of its eponymous principal character in 10th century Iceland. The novel was first published in 1890 by Longmans, Green & Company. It was illustrated by Lancelot …

29103. The Way to Start a Day

Byrd Baylor

The Way to Start a Day is a book written by Byrd Baylor and illustrated by Peter Parnall.

29104. Distributed systems: Principles and Paradigms

Andrew S. Tanenbaum

Distrbuted Systems is a book written by Andrew S. Tanenbaum.

29107. No Name in the Street

James Baldwin

No Name in the Street is American writer and poet James Baldwin's fourth non-fiction book and was first published in 1972. It depicts several historical events and figures from the Baldwin's perspective: Francisco Franco, McCarthyism and Martin Luther King's death, as well as …

29109. The Sorrow Gondola

Tomas Transtromer

The Sorrow Gondola is a 1996 poetry collection by the Swedish writer Tomas Tranströmer. The title refers to the composition La lugubre gondola by Franz Liszt. It was the first collection by Tranströmer published after his 1990 stroke. It received the August Prize.

29114. The Light at Tern Rock

Julia Sauer

The Light at Tern Rock is a children's novel by Julia Sauer. Illustrated by Georges Schreiber, it was first published in 1951 and received a Newbery Honor award in 1952. When Ronnie and his aunt agree to take care of the lighthouse at Tern Rock while the keeper takes a break, …

29115. The Shell House

Linda Newbery

Connected through time by a once stately mansion, now a burned-out shell of its former grandeur, two young men struggle with the contradictions between body and soul in both contemporary England and the barbed-wire battlefields of WWI. In 2002, Greg is a shy photographer who is …

29120. Leaving Poppy

Kate Cann

Leaving Poppy is a young adult thriller/horror novel by Kate Cann, published in 2006. It won the 2008 Angus Book Award and was shortlisted for the 2007 Booktrust Teenage Prize.

29135. Irish Whiskey

Andrew Greeley

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

29136. Edgewise

Graham Masterton

When two men break into Minneapolis realtor Lily Blake's home and kidnap her two children, Lily seeks the services of Native American PI John Shooks, who suggests they ask a Sioux shaman to summon up an Indian spirit, drawing her into a destructive, cannibalistic world. Reprint.

29143. Noble House

James Clavell

Noble House is a novel by James Clavell, published in 1981 and set in Hong Kong in 1963. It is a massive book, well over 1000 pages, with dozens of characters and numerous intermingling plot lines. In 1988, it was adapted as a television miniseries for NBC, starring Pierce …

29145. The Rainbow Cadenza

J. Neil Schulman

The Rainbow Cadenza is a science fiction novel by J. Neil Schulman which won the 1984 Prometheus Award for libertarian science fiction. It tells the story of Joan Darris, a laser art composer and performer, and her interactions with her society. The novel portrays a future …

29146. Mojo: Conjure Stories

Nalo Hopkinson

Mojo: Conjure Stories is an anthology of fantasy and horror short stories, edited by the writer Nalo Hopkinson and published in 2003.

29148. The Great Time Machine Hoax

Keith Laumer

The Great Time Machine Hoax is a science fiction novel by Keith Laumer, an expansion of his novelette serialized in Fantastic Magazine under the title of "A Hoax in Time" from June–August 1963. For the novel version Laumer altered the framing story, rearranged the order of the …

29153. The Rothschilds

Frederic Morton

Rothschilds is a book written by Frederic Morton.

29155. The Binding Stone

Don Bassingthwaite

The Binding Stone is a fantasy novel by Don Bassingthwaite, set in the world of Eberron, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the first novel in "The Dragon Below" series. It was published in paperback in August 2005.

29164. The Knife That Killed Me

Anthony McGowan

The Knife That Killed Me is a young adult novel by Anthony McGowan, published in 2008. It has been shortlisted for the Booktrust Teenage Prize, longlisted for the Guardian Award and longlisted for the Manchester Book Award.

29165. Bumageddon: The Final Pongflict

Andy Griffiths

Bumageddon: The Final Pongflict is the final book in Andy Griffiths' Bum trilogy, following The Day My Bum Went Psycho and Zombie Bums from Uranus. The book details the events of a young boy called Zack and his adventures to finish the bums once and for all.

29166. Dead of Winter

P. J. Parrish

Dead of Winter is a book by P. J. Parrish.

29173. The Swiss Family Robinson

Johann D. Wyss

The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia.

29175. Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science …

Jeff Prucher

Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction is a book published in 2007 by the Oxford University Press. It was edited by Jeff Prucher, with an introduction by Gene Wolfe. The vocabulary includes words used in science fiction books, TV and film. A second category …

29177. Angel Rock

Darren Williams

Angel Rock is a crime novel by Darren Williams, first published in 2002.

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