The most popular books in English
from 29201 to 29400

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.

29201. The Outsider

Stephen King

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories.An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is found in a town park. …

29202. A Square Of Sky: A Wartime Childhood: From Ghetto To …

Janina David

The true, devastating story of a Jewish child's survival in wartime Poland, while the rest of her family were killed by the Nazis. Like The Diary of Anne Frank, but by a survivor who, instead of her own death, has to come to terms with the death of her parents and her own …

29204. New Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen

New Fairy Tales is a collection of four fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen and published by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark on 10 November 1843. As was customary at the time however, the title page is dated 1844. The tales are completely Andersen's invention, …

29205. Auschwitz Report

Primo Levi

Auschwitz Report is a non-fiction report on the Auschwitz extermination camp by Primo Levi and Leonardo de Benedetti. Whilst in a Soviet holding camp in Katowice in 1945, Levi and de Benedetti were asked by the Soviet authorities to document the living conditions in Auschwitz. …

29207. They Would Never Hurt a Fly

Slavenka Drakulić

They Would Never Hurt a Fly is a 2004 historical non-fiction novel by Slavenka Drakulić discussing the personalities of the war criminals on trial in the Hague that destroyed the former Yugoslavia. Drakulić uses certain trials of alleged criminals with subordinate power to …

29209. Demonstorm

James Barclay

Demonstorm is a book published in 2004 that was written by James Barclay.

29210. Cloud, Castle, Lake

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

Cloud, Castle, Lake is a short story anthology by Vladimir Nabokov. It features five stories: "The Admiralty Spire," "Razor," "A Russian Beauty," "Cloud, Castle, Lake," and "Signs and Symbols."

29211. Memoirs of a midget

W. De. La Mare

Published in 1922, Memoirs of a Midget is a surrealistic novel, told in the first person, by English poet, anthologist, and short story writer Walter de la Mare, best known for his tales of the uncanny and poetry for children.

29216. Chromos

Felipe Alfau

Chromos is a book written by Felipe Alfau.

29218. Code Name Verity

Elizabeth E. Wein

Oct. 11th, 1943-A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun.When "Verity" is arrested by the Gestapo, she's sure she doesn't stand a …

29219. 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.

29220. The Luminaries

Eleanor Catton

The bestselling, Man Booker Prize-winning novel hailed as "a true achievement. Catton has built a lively parody of a 19th-century novel, and in so doing created a novel for the 21st, something utterly new. The pages fly."--New York Times Book ReviewIt is 1866, and Walter Moody …

29221. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art …

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for …

29222. 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 …

29226. The Mechanical Bride

Marshall McLuhan

The Mechanical Bride: Folklore of Industrial Man is a pioneering study of popular culture by Herbert Marshall McLuhan, treating newspapers, comics, and advertisements as poetic texts. Like his later 1962 book The Gutenberg Galaxy, The Mechanical Bride is unique and composed of a …

29228. Racists

Kunal Basu

Racists is a 2006 novel by Kunal Basu about a scientific experiment in the mid-19th century in which a white girl and a black boy are raised together as savages on a small uninhabited island off the coast of Africa. The long-term experiment is devised by the "racists" of the …

29229. Selected Poems

Galway Kinnell

Selected Poems is a book of poetry written by Galway Kinnell.

29230. Jelly Roll

Kevin Young

Jelly Roll is a book written by Kevin Young.

29237. Is Bill Cosby right?

Michael Eric Dyson

Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has The Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind? is a book written by Michael Eric Dyson.

29238. Porius: A Romance of the Dark Ages

John Cowper Powys

Porius: A Romance of the Dark Ages is a 1951 historical romance by John Cowper Powys. Set in the Dark Ages during a week of autumn 499 AD, this novel is, in part, a bildungsroman, with the adventures of the eponymous protagonist Porius, heir to the throne of Edeyrnion, in North …

29239. The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln …

Ronald C. White Jr.

The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words is a book by Ronald C. White Jr.

29241. Nevada

Zane Grey

Nevada is a 1928 western novel by Zane Grey. It is a sequel to 1927's Forlorn River.

29242. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.

29245. Sarny

Gary Paulsen

Sarny is the sequel to Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen. It was published on September 8, 1997 by Dell Books.

29247. Types and Programming Languages

Benjamin C. Pierce

Types and Programming Languages, ISBN 0-262-16209-1, is a book by Benjamin C. Pierce on type systems. A review by Frank Pfenning called it "probably the single most important book in the area of programming languages in recent years."

29249. Night of the Ripper

Robert Bloch

Night of the Ripper is a novel written by American writer Robert Bloch, the author of Psycho.

29250. Storm of the Dead

Lisa Smedman

Storm of the Dead is a book published in 2007 that was written by Lisa Smedman.

29253. Nappy Edges

Ntozake Shange

nappy edges is a collection of poetry and prose poetry written by Ntozake Shange and first published by St. Martin's Press in 1978. The poems, which vary in voice and style, explore themes of love, racism, sexism, and loneliness. Shange's third book of poetry, nappy edges, was …

29259. 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. …

29262. The Man of Feeling

Henry Mackenzie

The Man of Feeling is a sentimental novel published in 1771, written by Scottish author Henry Mackenzie. The novel presents a series of moral vignettes which the naïve protagonist Harley either observes, is told about, or participates in. This novel is often seen to contain …

29263. Beyond Apollo

Barry N. Malzberg

Beyond Apollo is a novel by Barry N. Malzberg, first published in 1972 in a hardcover edition by Random House. Malzberg credits the inspiration for the novel to "I Have My Vigil", a 1969 short story by fellow science fiction writer Harry Harrison.

29264. Writer of the Purple Rage

Joe R. Lansdale

Writer of the Purple Rage is a collection of short works by American author Joe R. Lansdale, published in 1994. It was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award in the "Fiction Collection" category. The title is a play on the Philip José Farmer novella "Riders of the Purple Wage", and …

29265. The Museum of Horrors

Dennis Etchison

The Museum of Horrors is an anthology of horror stories edited by Dennis Etchison. It was published by Leisure Books in October 2001. The anthology contains eighteen stories from members of the Horror Writers Association. The anthology itself won the 2002 World Fantasy Award for …

29266. The Yellow Feather Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

The Yellow Feather Mystery is Volume 33 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by William Dougherty in 1954. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were …

29267. The Secret Panel

Franklin W. Dixon

The Secret Panel is Volume 25 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Harriet S. Adams in 1946. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were systematically revised …

29268. The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge

Franklin W. Dixon

The Mystery of the Spiral Bridge is Volume 45 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Andrew E. Svenson in 1966.

29269. The Black Hole of Auschwitz

Primo Levi

The Black Hole of Auschwitz is a collection of essays by the Italian author Primo Levi. Originally published under the Italian title Asymmetry and Life it has two distinct halves. The first half, The Black Hole of Auschwitz is a collection of essays, often prefaces to other …

29272. The Gifts of the Body

Rebecca Brown

The Gifts of the Body is a novel consisting of several interconnected stories. It was written by Rebecca Brown, and originally published by HarperCollins.

29273. 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.

29277. Parallelities

Alan Dean Foster

Parallelities is a 1995 science fiction novel by Alan Dean Foster. The story centers on Max Parker, a Los Angeles tabloid reporter whose client accidentally inflicts him with a condition causing him to experience encounters with parallel worlds, dubbed "paras" in this novel. He …

29278. Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology

Stan Goldstein

Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology is a 1980 book written and edited by Stan and Fred Goldstein, and illustrated by Rick Sternbach. At the time of its publication it was the official history of the Star Trek universe. The first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation used …

29279. Belle Terre

Dean Wesley Smith

Belle Terre is a Star Trek: New Earth novel written by Dean Wesley Smith and Diane Carey.

29280. Last of the Curlews

Fred Bodsworth

Last of the Curlews is a novel, a fictionalized account of the life of the last Eskimo curlew. It was written by Fred Bodsworth, a Canadian newspaper reporter and naturalist, and published in 1954.

29282. The Bird of Night

Susan Hill

The Bird of Night is a novel by Susan Hill. It won the 1972 Whitbread Award, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Susan Hill commented in 2006: A novel of mine was shortlisted for Booker and won the Whitbread Prize for Fiction. It was a book I have never rated. I don't …

29283. Temptation

Václav Havel

Temptation is a Faustian play written by Czech playwright Václav Havel in 1985 that premiered in Austria on 22 May 1986 in the Burgtheater in Vienna. The play premiered in Czechoslovakia on 27 October 1990, at the J. K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň. It premiered in the United States on …

29286. The War of the Roses

Warren Adler

The War of the Roses is a novel by Warren Adler.

29289. Lost Worlds

Clark Ashton Smith

Lost Worlds is a collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories by author Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1944 and was the author's second book published by Arkham House. 2,043 copies were printed. The stories for this volume were selected by the author. …

29290. The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum

Stanley G. Weinbaum

The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum is a collection of science fiction stories by Stanley G. Weinbaum, published in 1974 as an original paperback by Ballantine Books. The volume included an introduction by Isaac Asimov and an afterword by Robert Bloch. Ballantine reissued the …

29291. Lovecraft: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos

Lin Carter

Lovecraft: A Look Behind the "Cthulhu Mythos" is a 1972 non-fiction book written by Lin Carter, published by Ballantine Books. The introduction notes that the book "does not purport to be a biography of H. P. Lovecraft", and instead presents it as "a history of the growth of the …

29292. Flashfire

David Sherman

Flashfire is a science fiction novel by David Sherman and Dan Cragg published in 2006. It is set in the 25th Century in Sherman and Cragg's StarFist series.

29293. A Logic Named Joe

Murray Leinster

"A Logic Named Joe" is a science fiction short story by Murray Leinster that was first published in the March 1946 issue of Astounding Science Fiction. The story actually appeared under Leinster's real name, Will F. Jenkins, since that issue of Astounding also included a story …

29294. Realtime Interrupt

James P. Hogan

Realtime Interrupt is a 1995 science fiction novel by James P. Hogan set in a near-future Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. It tells the story of Joe Corrigan, who awakens in a Pittsburgh hospital without memory. As director of the supersecret Oz Project, he had worked on …

29297. 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 …

29299. 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 …

29300. 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 …

29304. The Encyclopaedia Sherlockiana; or, A Universal …

Jack Tracy

The Encyclopaedia Sherlockiana; or, A Universal Dictionary of the State of Knowledge of Sherlock Holmes and His Biographer, John H. Watson, M.D. is a book written by Jack Tracy.

29305. Empires of the Indus

Alice Albinia

Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River is a non-fiction book by Alice Albinia that covers the writer's journey from Karachi to Tibet, which is the natural course of the Indus River. The book gives an insight into the communities as well as the political framework of the …

29306. A history of American law

Lawrence M. Friedman

A history of American law is a book written by Lawrence M. Friedman.

29311. Capitol

Orson Scott Card

Capitol was Orson Scott Card's second published book. This collection of eleven short stories set in the Worthing series is no longer in print. However six of the stories have been reprinted in The Worthing Saga and one of them in Maps in a Mirror.

29312. 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.

29313. Pennterra

Judith Moffett

Pennterra is a science fiction novel by American author Judith Moffett, first published in 1987. Isaac Asimov, who wrote an introduction for the book and published it under his "Isaac Asimov Presents" series. Pennterra was reprinted in 2009 by Fantastic Books, an imprint of …

29317. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman …

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume …

29323. 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, …

29324. The Nitrogen Fix

Hal Clement

The Nitrogen Fix is a 1980 science fiction novel by Hal Clement. The plot revolves around a nomadic family in a future where all oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere has combined with nitrogen, so the atmosphere is mostly nitrogen with traces of water, nitrogen oxides and carbon …

29325. Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake

Hugh Lofting

Doctor Dolittle and the Secret Lake is a Doctor Dolittle book written by Hugh Lofting. The book was published posthumously in 1948, 15 years after its predecessor. Fittingly, it is the longest book in the series, and the tone is the darkest; World War II took place before the …

29326. The Tritonian Ring

L. Sprague de Camp

The Tritonian Ring is a fantasy novel written by L. Sprague de Camp as part of his Pusadian series. It was first published in the magazine Two Complete Science Adventure Books for Winter, 1951, and first appeared in book form in de Camp's collection The Tritonian Ring and Other …

29327. ...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of …

Walter A. McDougall

...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age is a 1985 nonfiction book by American historian Walter A. McDougall, published by Basic Books. The book chronicles the politics of the Space Race, comparing the different approaches of the US and the USSR. ...the …

29328. Power to the People

Laura Ingraham

Power to the People is the third book written by conservative radio show host Laura Ingraham. The book was published in 2007 by Regnery Publishing, and details Laura's views on the current political and cultural climate, including illegal immigration, the war against …

29331. A Fine Night for Dying

Jack Higgins

A Fine Night for Dying is a 1969 novel by Jack Higgins originally published under the pseudonyms Martin J Fallon. Set on the high seas, it is a new adventure for super-spy Paul Chavasse.

29336. Bill, the Galactic Hero

Harry Harrison

Bill, the Galactic Hero is a satirical science fiction novel by Harry Harrison, first published in 1965. Harrison reports having been approached by a Vietnam veteran who described Bill as "the only book that's true about the military."

29338. Conan the Defender

Robert Jordan

Conan the Defender is a fantasy novel written by Robert Jordan featuring Robert E. Howard's sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in trade paperback by Tor Books in December 1982, followed by a regular paperback edition in December 1983. The book was …

29339. The Arctic Patrol Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

The Arctic Patrol Mystery is Volume 48 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Andrew E. Svenson in 1969.

29341. 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.

29342. 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.

29343. Chainmail

Diane Carey

Chainmail is a book published in 2001 that was written by Diane Carey.

29344. Aspects of Love

David Garnett

Aspects of Love is a novel by author David Garnett centering on the loves of a young soldier named Alexis Golightly, his uncle George Dillingham, and the beautiful actress Rose Vibert from whom neither man could escape. It was originally published in 1955. In 1989 this book …

29350. 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 …

29353. Our angry earth

Isaac Asimov

“A lucid overview of [environmental] problems and a compelling call to action.” —Publishers Weekly From two of science fiction’s most celebrated and brilliant minds—Isaac Asimov and Frederik Pohl—comes the second edition of Our Angry Earth, a comprehensive analysis of today's …

29354. Starborne

Robert Silverberg

Starborne is a 1996 science fiction novel by Robert Silverberg, an expansion of Silverberg's 1973 story "Ship-Sister, Star-Sister."

29356. Show Business

Shashi Tharoor

Show Business is a postmodern satirical novel by Shashi Tharoor.

29357. The Rothschilds

Frederic Morton

Rothschilds is a book written by Frederic Morton.

29358. Grill

Ib Michael

29360. Gentleman's Agreement

Laura Z. Hobson

Gentleman's Agreement is a 1947 novel by Laura Z. Hobson which explored the problem of anti-Semitism in the United States, what The New York Times called, in a contemporary review, "a story of the emotional disturbance that occurs within a man who elects, for the sake of getting …

29362. Death in a Cold Climate

Robert Barnard

Death in a Cold Climate is a book written by Robert Barnard.

29363. Visitors

Laura Anne; Sherman Gilman, Josepha

Visitors is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Tagline: "The slayer is being stalked".

29364. The Storm Weaver and the Sand

Sean Williams

The Storm Weaver and the Sand is a 2002 fantasy novel by Sean Williams. It follows the second book in the series, The Sky Warden & the Sun, with Sal and Shilly finding shelter with the Stone Mages only to be betrayed and put forward for judgement by the Sky Wardens.

29366. Heretic : Book One of the Templar Chronicles

Joseph Nassise

Heretic is a book published in 2005 that was written by Joseph Nassise.

29368. A Mysterious Affair of Style

Gilbert Adair

A Mysterious Affair of Style is a whodunit by Gilbert Adair first published in 2007. A homage to the Golden Age of Detective Fiction in general and Agatha Christie in particular, the novel is a sequel to Adair's 2006 book, The Act of Roger Murgatroyd.

29370. Grantville Gazette III

Eric Flint et al.

The Grantville Gazette III is the third collaborative and the fourth anthology in the 1632 series edited by the series creator, Eric Flint. It was published as an e-book by Baen Books in October 2004. It was released as a hardcover in January 2007, and trade paperback in June …

29371. The Prince

Francine Rivers

The Prince is American novel published in 2005 written by Francine Rivers. It is the third novel in the Sons of Encouragement series, and tells the tale of the biblical character of Jonathan, the son of Saul the King in the Old Testament.

29372. The Stone Key

Isobelle Carmody

The Stone Key is a 2008 science fiction novel by Isobelle Carmody, set in a post apocalyptic world. It is the fifth book in the Obernewtyn Chronicles.

29373. The Cyborg from Earth

Charles Sheffield

The Cyborg from Earth is a 1998 science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield. It is the fourth in a series of unrelated stories, published by Tor Books in their Jupiter line.

29380. 30 Days of Night: Immortal Remains

Steve Niles

30 Days of Night: Immortal Remains is the second novel spinoff of the 30 Days of Night comic series. It is co-written by Steve Niles and Jeff Mariotte. Immortal Remains is set after the second comic and centers on the vampire Dane, who travels to Savannah, Georgia after a series …

29382. Fire Margins

Lisanne Norman

Fire Margins is the third book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 1996 that was written by Lisanne Norman.



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