The most popular books in English
from 29401 to 29600

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.

29401. Morning watch

James Agee

Morning watch is a book written by James Agee.

29402. He Wouldn't Kill Patience

John Dickson Carr

He Wouldn't Kill Patience is a mystery novel by the American writer John Dickson Carr, who published it under the name of Carter Dickson. It is a locked room mystery and features the series detective Sir Henry Merrivale and his long-time associate, Scotland Yard's Chief …

29403. In the Eyes of Mr. Fury

Philip Ridley

In the Eyes of Mr Fury is the first novel by Philip Ridley after his novella Crocodilia, and first published in 1989. It was the first book published in the Penguin Books Originals list. The novel has become a cult classic and became something of an underground phenomenon when …

29418. The Emperor of Ice Cream

Brian Moore

The Emperor of Ice-Cream is a 1965 coming-of-age novel by Northern Irish-Canadian writer Brian Moore. Set in Belfast during the Second World War, the book tells the story of 17-year-old Gavin Burke, from a Nationalist Catholic family, who joins the Air Raid Precautions over his …

29419. Passing Through: The Later Poems

Stanley Kunitz

Passing Through: The Later Poems is a book written by Stanley Kunitz.

29423. Plan for Chaos

John Wyndham

Plan for Chaos is a science fiction novel by John Wyndham. He was working on it about the same time as The Day of the Triffids, but it was rejected by publishers on both sides of the Atlantic and never published in his lifetime. Wyndham himself abandoned it, telling Frederik …

29425. Japrocksampler

Julian Cope

Japrocksampler: How the Post-war Japanese Blew Their Minds on Rock 'n' Roll, was written by author and musician Julian Cope and published by Bloomsbury on 3 September 2007. This 304-page hardcover book is a companion piece to his 1995 book on Krautrock, Krautrocksampler, and …

29426. Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos

Isaac Asimov

Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos is a book written by Isaac Asimov in 1982.

29427. The Chaos Gate

Josepha Sherman

The Chaos Gate is a book published in 1994 that was written by Josepha Sherman.

29428. Strega Nona, Her Story

Tomie dePaola

Strega Nona, Her Story is a book published in 1996 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

29431. The Origin of German Tragic Drama

Walter Benjamin

The Origin of German Tragic Drama or Ursprung des deutschen Trauerspiels was the postdoctoral major academic work submitted by Walter Benjamin to the University of Frankfurt in 1925, and not published until 1928. The book is a study of German drama during the baroque period and …

29432. Straight Life

Art Pepper

Straight Life: The Story of Art Pepper is the biography of jazz musician Art Pepper, co-written by the saxophonist and his wife, Laurie Pepper. It was first published in 1979, by Schirmer Books.

29433. Collected Poems, 1951-1971

A. R. Ammons

Collected Poems, 1951-1971 is a book written by A. R. Ammons.

29435. The 27th Kingdom

Alice Thomas Ellis

The 27th Kingdom is a book written by Anna Haycraft.

29436. Air and Angels

Susan Hill

Air and Angels, is a novel by English author Susan Hill, first published in 1991 by Sinclair Stevenson and since republished by Vintage Books in 1999 who have also made it available as an ebook. It is said to contain some of her finest writing

29443. The Wizardwar

Elaine Cunningham

The Wizardwar is a fantasy novel by Elaine Cunningham, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the third and final novel in the "Counselors & Kings" series. It was published in paperback in March 2002.

29444. The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde is a book that contains over a thousand pages of letters written by Oscar Wilde. Wilde's letters were first published as The Letters of Oscar Wilde in 1962, edited by Rupert Hart-Davis and published by his publishing firm. Merlin Holland …

29450. And Having Writ...

D. R Bensen

And Having Writ... is a 1978 science fiction/alternate history novel written by Donald R. Bensen. It was nominated for the 1979 John W. Campbell Award.

29451. Flight to Opar

Philip José Farmer

Flight to Opar is a fantasy novel by Philip José Farmer, first published in paperback by DAW Books in June 1976, and reprinted twice through 1983. The first British edition was published by Magnum in 1977; it was reprinted by Methuen in 1983. It was later gathered together with …

29452. The Alabaster Staff

Edward Bolme

The Alabaster Staff is a Fantasy novel by Edward Bolme, set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe. It is the first novel in "The Rogues" series.

29454. The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women

Tristan Taormino

The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women is a book written by Tristan Taormino. The first edition of the book was published in 1997, with a second edition in 2006. This book was the winner of a Firecracker Book Award and was also named Amazon.com's #1 Bestseller in Women's Sex …

29455. Young Man Luther

Erik Erikson

Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History is a 1958 book by psychologist Erik Erikson, the founder of today's accepted depiction of the growth and evolution of the psyche throughout the lifelong cycle, and coiner of the term "identity crisis". It was one of the …

29456. The Waxworks Murder

John Dickson Carr

The Waxworks Murder, first published in 1932, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Henri Bencolin of the Parisian police. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.

29458. The City and the Pillar

Gore Vidal

The City and the Pillar is the third published novel by American writer Gore Vidal, written in 1946 and published on January 10, 1948. The story is about a young man who is coming of age and discovers his own homosexuality. The City and the Pillar is significant because it is …

29459. The Clue of the Hissing Serpent

Franklin W. Dixon

The Clue of the Hissing Serpent is Volume 53 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 1974.

29461. Data Structures and Algorithms in Java

Michael T. Goodrich

Data Structures and Algorithms in Java is a book written by Roberto Tamassia and Michael T. Goodrich.

29462. The War Between the Classes

Gloria D. Miklowitz

The War Between The Classes is a novel written by Gloria D. Miklowitz. The novel explores how society can overcome the stereotypes taught by media through its teen-aged protagonist. The book focuses on the main character, Amy, as she struggles to keep a good relationship with …

29465. Captain's Glory

William Shatner

Captain's Glory is a novel by William Shatner, co-written with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, based upon the television series Star Trek. The novel was released in 2006 in hardcover format. This is the final novel in the "Totality" trilogy. The story began with Captain's …

29469. The Grass-Cutting Sword

Catherynne M. Valente

The Grass-Cutting Sword is a novella by Catherynne M. Valente. It was published by Prime Books in 2006.

29470. Web of the City

Harlan Ellison

Web of the City is the first novel written by author Harlan Ellison. The novel follows the story of Rusty Santoro, a teenage member of the fictional Cougars street gang in the 1950s Brooklyn, New York. In order to research the book, Ellison spent time in an actual street gang in …

29471. The Mammoth Book of Golden Age: Ten Classic Stories …

Martin H. Greenberg

Ten classic stories from the birth of modern science fiction writing The Golden Age of Science Fiction, from the early 1940s through the 1950s, saw an explosion of talent in SF writing including authors such as Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and Arthur C. Clarke. Their …

29472. Children of Tomorrow

A. E. van Vogt

Children of Tomorrow is a 1970 science fiction novel by American author A. E. van Vogt.

29478. To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and …

Joanna Russ

To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction is a collection of essays by Joanna Russ, published in 1995. Many of the essays previously appeared as letters, in anthologies, or in journals like Science Fiction Studies, Extrapolation, and Chrysalis. Topics range …

29480. The Garments of Caean

Barrington J. Bayley

The Garments of Caean is the seventh novel by the science fiction author Barrington J. Bayley. He described it as being his attempt to create a Vancian space opera.

29482. Open all night

Charles Bukowski

Open all night is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

29485. William in Trouble

Richmal Crompton

William in Trouble is a book in the children's Just William series by Richmal Crompton. The book contains 10 short stories. It was first published in 1927.

29486. Under the Banyan Tree and Other Stories

R. K. Narayan

Under the Banyan Tree and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by R. K. Narayan, set in and around the fictitious town of Malgudi in South India. The stories range from the humorous to the serious and all are filled with Narayan's acute observations of human nature. …

29487. The Condition of Muzak

Michael Moorcock

The Condition of Muzak is a novel by British fantasy and science fiction writer Michael Moorcock. It is the final novel of his long running Jerry Cornelius series. It was first published in its revised form in 1979. This novel won the 1977 Guardian Fiction Prize.

29493. Geronimo Rex

Barry Hannah

Geronimo Rex is the 1972 book written by Barry Hannah.

29496. Star's End

Glen Cook

Star's End is a book published in 1982 that was written by Glen Cook.

29497. A Five-Year Sentence

Bernice Rubens

A Five-Year Sentence is a book written by Bernice Rubens.

29499. The Planet Savers

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Planet Savers is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published in book form in English by Ace Books in 1962, dos-à-dos with Bradley's novel The Sword of Aldones. The story first appeared in the November 1958 issue of the …

29501. A Little Piece of Ground

Sūnyā an- Nimr

A Little Piece of Ground is a young adult novel by Elizabeth Laird. The book is about a twelve-year-old boy and his family struggling under the oppression of occupation in Israel/Palestine. It was first published by Macmillan in 2003 and reprinted by Haymarket Books in 2006. In …

29502. (Un)arranged Marriage

Bali Rai

The young-adult novel Arranged Marriage is the first novel by the British-Indian author Bali Rai.

29503. The Ayn Rand cult

Jeff Walker

The Ayn Rand Cult is a book by journalist Jeff Walker, published by Open Court Publishing Company in 1999. Walker discusses the history of the Objectivist movement started by novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, which he describes as a cult.

29506. Graven Images

Paul Fleischman

Graven Images: 3 stories is a 1982 children's book written by Paul Fleischman that was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1983.

29507. Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens

Patricia Lauber

Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens is a book by Patricia Lauber.

29509. Brother to a Dragonfly

Will D. Campbell

Brother to a Dragonfly is a book by Will Davis Campbell.

29510. The Hand of Zei

L. Sprague de Camp

The Hand of Zei is a science fiction novel written by L. Sprague de Camp, the second book of his Viagens Interplanetarias series and its subseries of stories set on the fictional planet Krishna. The book has a convoluted publication history. It was first published in the …

29511. Spilled Water

Sally Grindley

Spilled Water is a children's novel by Sally Grindley, published in 2004. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It tells the story of a Chinese girl, Lu Si-yan, who is sold into domestic service when she is just eleven …

29514. Good King Harry

Denise Giardina

Good King Harry is an historical novel that purports to be the autobiography of Henry V. It was written by American author Denise Giardina and was published in 1984.

29516. Fredy Neptune

Les Murray

Fredy Neptune: A Novel in Verse is a novel written in verse by the Australian poet Les Murray. Told in eight-line stanzas, Fredy Neptune describes the experiences of Fred Boettcher, an Australian of German parentage, during the years between the world wars. The work was …

29521. The Ragged Astronauts

Bob Shaw

The Ragged Astronauts is a book published in 1986 that was written by Bob Shaw and edited by Victor Gollancz.

29522. Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln

Douglas L. Wilson

Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln is a book written by Douglas L. Wilson.

29523. A Gathering of Saints

Robert Lindsey

A Gathering of Saints is a book written by Robert Lindsey.

29524. Park's Quest

Katherine Paterson

Park’s Quest is a 1988 children's novel written by American novelist Katherine Paterson.

29525. Imaro

Charles R. Saunders

Imaro is a sword and sorcery novel written by Charles R. Saunders, and published by DAW Books in 1981. It may have been one of the first forays into the sword and sorcery genre by a black author. The novel is a collection of six short stories which were originally published in …

29526. The Wizard of Lovecraft's Cafe

Simon Hawke

The Wizard of Lovecraft's Cafe is a book published in 1993 that was written by Simon Hawke.

29527. T2: Rising Storm

S. M. Stirling

T2: Rising Storm is a book published in 2002 that was written by S. M. Stirling.

29528. Wild Blood

Anne Logston

Wild Blood is a book published in 1995 that was written by Anne Logston.

29529. Greendaughter

Anne Logston

Greendaughter is a book published in 1993 that was written by Anne Logston.

29531. Under Plum Lake

Lionel Davidson

Under Plum Lake is a children's adventure novel by Lionel Davidson, first published in 1980.

29533. A Little House Traveler

Laura Ingalls Wilder

A Little House Traveler: Writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Journeys Across America is a collection of early writings by Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House series of novels. It consists of three parts: On the Way Home, a diary originally published in 1962; West …

29535. Flod

Jon Bing

29538. Learning SQL

Alan Beaulieu

Learning SQL is a book written by Alan Beaulieu.

29542. Seven Crows

John Vornholt

Seven Crows is an original novel based on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.

29548. The Whispering Road

Livi Michael

The Whispering Road is a children's book by Livi Michael, published in 2005. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Bronze Award and the Stockton Children's Book of the Year Award, as well as being shortlisted for the Ottakar's Children's Book Prize.

29550. Superman Returns

Marv Wolfman

Superman Returns is a novel written by Marv Wolfman based on the movie Superman Returns.

29551. Gift Shop

Charlotte Armstrong

Gift Shop is a book written by Charlotte Armstrong.

29552. The Colossus of Rhodes

Caroline Lawrence

The Colossus of Rhodes is a children's historical novel by Caroline Lawrence, published in 2005. The ninth book of the Roman Mysteries series, it is set in spring AD 80, partly aboard ship in the Mediterranean, partly on the Greek islands of Symi and Rhodes.

29554. Troll Blood

Katherine Langrish

Troll Blood is a children's fantasy novel, the third volume of the Troll Trilogy written by Katherine Langrish. It follows the events of Troll Fell and Troll Mill.

29564. The Road to Agra

Aimée Sommerfelt

The Road to Agra is a children's novel, written by Aimée Sommerfelt and published in Norwegian in 1959. It is her most famous work and has been translated into 17 other languages. Set in India, the book tells the story of 13-year-old Lalu and his 7-year-old sister Maya, who are …

29569. Fortune's Wheel

Lisanne Norman

Fortune's Wheel is the second book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 1995 that was written by Lisanne Norman.

29570. Dark Nadir

Lisanne Norman

Dark Nadir is the fifth book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 1999 that was written by Lisanne Norman.

29581. The Adventures of Samurai Cat

Mark E. Rogers

The Adventures of Samurai Cat is a collection of linked humorous fantasy short stories by Mark E. Rogers. Rogers had done a series of paintings and drawings featuring his character Samurai Cat and spoofing martial arts films and fantasy stories. He went on to write stories to …

29585. Forensics for Dummies

D. P. Lyle, MD

Forensics for Dummies is a book by D. P. Lyle.

29590. Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death. This resulted in vastly …

29595. The Best of Me

Nicholas Sparks

A Q&A with Author Nicholas SparksQ: What was your inspiration for writing The Best of Me? A: I suppose the inspiration was two-fold. It had been a long time since I’d done a “reunion” story (like The Notebook) so it was time to do another. At the same time, I wanted it to …

29600. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTOver the last half billion years there have been Five mass extinctions when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth …



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