The most popular books in English
from 30201 to 30400

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.

30202. Love and Mr Lewisham

H. G. Wells

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have …

30203. Night of Amber (Dedalus Europe 1992-95)

Sylvie Germain

The sequel to Sylvie Germain's highly acclaimed The Book of Nights (Godine, 1993; a New York Times Notable Book of the Year), Night of Amber continues the grotesque, fantastic, and riveting story of the Peniel family. It ranges from the terror and atrocity of the Algerian War to …

30204. Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera

John Barth

Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera is a novel by American writer John Barth, published in 1994. A character name John Barth and his female companion set sail on Chesapeake Bay on the 500th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of America, but are unexpectedly caught in a tropical …

30211. Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend

Paul Feyerabend

Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend is an autobiography by philosopher Paul Feyerabend. The book details, amongst other things, Feyerabend's youth in Nazi-controlled Vienna, his military service, notorious academic career, and his multiple romantic conquests. The …

30213. Passing Through: The Later Poems

Stanley Kunitz

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

30215. Circles of Deceit

Nina Bawden

Circles of Deceit is a book written by Nina Bawden.

30216. Ralph Ellison

Arnold Rampersad

Ralph Ellison is a book by Arnold Rampersad.

30221. The View from the Ground

Martha Gellhorn

"The View from the Ground" is Martha Gellhorn's second collection of journalism from her over six decades of career as a reporter and war correspondent.

30235. Impossible Object

Nicholas Mosley

"The object of life is impossible; one cuts out fabrication and creates reality. A mirror is held to the back of the head and one's hand has to move the opposite way from what was intended." In these closing lines from Impossible Object, one has embodied both Nicholas Mosley's …

30236. Les Soleils des Independences

Kourouma

Les Soleils des Independences is a novel written by Ahmadou Kourouma.

30240. Latter Days

Dave Sim

Latter Days is the tenth and final novel in Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim's Cerebus comic book series. It is made up of issues #266-300 of Cerebus. It was collected as the 15th and 16th "phonebook" volumes, as Latter Days and The Last Day. The novel concludes Cerebus life, as Sim …

30242. The Chaos Gate

Josepha Sherman

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

30243. The Kip Brothers

Jules Verne

The Kip Brothers is an adventure novel written by Jules Verne.

30244. The Mammaries of the Welfare State

Upamanyu Chatterjee

The Mammaries of the Welfare State is an English-language Indian novel, the sequel to Upamanyu Chatterjee’s debut novel, English, August. It won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2004. The novel brought its author the 2004 Sahitya Akademi Award for English, by the Sahitya Akademi, …

30247. 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 …

30250. The Narrow Waters

Julien Gracq

The Narrow Waters is a 1976 essay collection by the French writer Julien Gracq. The topic of the book is Èvre, a left tributary of the river Loire, located close to where the author grew up. The book was published by José Corti. An English translation by Ingeborg M. Kohn was …

30253. Moment in Peking

Lin Yutand

Moment in Peking is a novel originally written in English by the Chinese author Lin Yutang. The novel, Lin's first, covers the turbulent events in China from 1900 to 1938, including the Boxer Uprising, the Republican Revolution of 1911, the Warlord Era, the rise of nationalism …

30256. The Season of the Witch

James Leo Herlihy

By the author of Midnight Cowboy: A teenage girl runs away to the East Village in “one of the best and most convincing novels . . . of the Woodstock generation” (Publishers Weekly). As she explains in her diary, seventeen-year-old Gloria Random is running away from her Midwest …

30257. 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.

30259. Discourse on the Arts and Sciences

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, also known as Discourse on the Sciences and Arts and commonly referred to as The First Discourse, is an essay by Genevan philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau which argued that the arts and sciences corrupt human morality. …

30265. The saint of incipient insanities

Elif Shafak

The Saint of Incipient Insanities is the comic and heartbreaking story of a group of twenty-something friends, and their never-ending quest for fulfillment. Omer, Abed and Piyu are roommates, foreigners all recently arrived in the United States. Omer, from Istanbul, is a Ph.D. …

30266. 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 …

30267. Pigeons from Hell

Robert E. Howard

"Pigeons from Hell" is a short story by Robert E. Howard written in late 1934 and published posthumously by Weird Tales in 1938. The story title derives from an image present in many of Howard's grandmother's ghost stories, that of an old deserted plantation mansion haunted by …

30268. The Wailing Siren Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

The Wailing Siren Mystery is Volume 30 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 1951. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were …

30269. What We Do Is Secret

Thorn Kief Hillsbery

What We Do Is Secret is a novel by Thorn Kief Hillsbery, published by Villard in 2005. What We Do Is Secret takes place in Los Angeles in 1981, six months after the death of Darby Crash. It is narrated by a gay street kid named Rockets Redglare, who knew Darby personally. All …

30271. The healing

Gayl Jones

The Healing is a book written by Gayl Jones.

30272. A Certain Ambiguity

Gaurav Suri

A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel is a mathematical fiction by Indian authors Gaurav Suri and Hartosh Singh Bal. It is a story about finding certainty in mathematics and philosophy. In a certain ambiguity we meet Ravi Kapoor, who travels to America to further his …

30274. The Prisoners of Time

Joe Dever

The Prisoners of Time is the eleventh book in the Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever.

30275. The Deathlord of Ixia

Joe Dever

The Deathlord of Ixia was the seventeenth book of the Lone Wolf book series, written by Joe Dever and now illustrated by Brian Williams.

30278. Gods, demons, and others

R. K. Narayan

Gods, Demons and Others is a collection of short stories by R. K. Narayan adapted from Indian history and mythology, including epics like The Ramayana and The Mahabharatha. In this book, Narayan provides both vitality and an original viewpoint to ancient legends.

30281. Under Compulsion

Thomas M. Disch

Under Compulsion is a collection of science fiction stories by Thomas M. Disch. It was first published by Rupert Hart-Davis in 1968 in the UK. It was subsequently published in the US in 1970 by Doubleday under the title Fun with Your New Head. Most of the stories originally …

30283. The Oath

Elie Wiesel

The Oath is the English title of Le serment de Kolvillag, a novel by Elie Wiesel. It tells the story of Azriel, the only surviving Jewish member of the small Hungarian town of Kolvillag after a pogrom perpetrated by neighboring Christians. Azriel carries the secret of …

30286. Free Air

Sinclair Lewis

Free Air is a 1919 novel written by Sinclair Lewis. A silent movie adaptation of the novel was also released on April 30, 1922. The film starred Tom Douglas as Milt Daggett and Marjorie Seaman as Claire Boltwood.

30287. 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 …

30294. A Rendezvous in Averoigne

Clark Ashton Smith

A Rendezvous in Averoigne is a collection of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by author Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1988 by Arkham House in an edition of 5,025 copies. The collection contains stories from Smith's major story cycles of Averoigne, Hyperborea, …

30295. The Secret of Sinharat

Leigh Brackett

The Secret of Sinharat is a science fiction novel by Leigh Brackett set on the planet Mars, whose protagonist is Eric John Stark.

30298. Abraham Lincoln's World

Genevieve Foster

Abraham Lincoln's World is a children's history book by Genevieve Foster. Illustrated by the author, it was first published in 1944 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1945. The book is a continuation of the author's George Washington's World, starting where the earlier book …

30301. The Magic of Blood

Dagoberto Gilb

The Magic of Blood is a short story collection by Dagoberto Gilb. It received the 1994 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the 1993 Whiting Writers' Award. The collection was released to rave reviews by several reputable critics, as well as authors, for its brutal realism and …

30305. 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 …

30306. A Child of the Jago

Arthur Morrison

A Child of the Jago is an 1896 novel by Arthur Morrison.

30308. The New Anti-Catholicism

Philip Jenkins

The New Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice is a book written by Philip Jenkins, Distinguished Professor of History and Religious studies at Pennsylvania State University, dealing with contemporary anti-Catholic bigotry, particularly in the United States. Jenkins, a …

30310. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

Philip Sidney

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, also known simply as the Arcadia, is a long prose work by Sir Philip Sidney written towards the end of the 16th century. Having finished one version of his text, Sidney later significantly expanded and revised his work. Scholars today often …

30312. A Shock to the System

Simon Brett

A Shock to the System is a book written by Simon Brett.

30313. 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.

30314. The Death of Economics

Paul Ormerod

The Death of Economics is a book written by Paul Ormerod. According to the author the title does not imply that the study of economies is not of great importance but rather it argues that conventional economics offers a misleading view of how the world operates and needs to be …

30315. 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.

30317. Guess What?

Mem Fox

Guess What? is a 1990 picture book for children, written by Mem Fox and illustrated by Vivienne Goodman, about an old woman, with various witchlike qualities. The book has a steady phrasing, along the lines of: She looks like she has a _____! Guess what? She does! She looks like …

30320. Failure

Philip Schultz

Failure is an award-winning collection of poetry by American poet Philip Shultz. Failure, along with Time and Materials by poet Robert Hass, was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

30321. Geronimo Rex

Barry Hannah

Geronimo Rex is the 1972 book written by Barry Hannah.

30322. Star's End

Glen Cook

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

30324. The Age of the Pussyfoot

edited by Frederik Pohl

The Age of the Pussyfoot is a science fiction novel by Frederik Pohl, first published as a novel in 1969. It was originally published as a serial in Galaxy Science Fiction in three parts, starting in October 1966.

30326. Carnival of Souls

Nancy Holder

SOMETHING WICKED EVIL THIS WAY COMES. There's something troubling about Professor Caligari's Traveling Carnival. Perhaps it's that no one can recall the arrival of its hard-to-miss caravan of old-style wagons, countless performers, and horse-drawn carts. Maybe it's the creepy …

30328. 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 …

30329. The Able McLaughlins

Margaret Wilson

The Able McLaughlins is a 1923 novel by Margaret Wilson first published by Harper & Brothers. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1924. It won the Harper Prize Novel Contest for 1922-23, the first time the prize was awarded. Wilson published a sequel, The Law and the …

30330. A Very Special House

Ruth Krauss

A Very Special House, written by Ruth Krauss and illustrated by Maurice Sendak, is a 1953 picture book published by HarperCollins. A Very Special House was a Caldecott Medal Honor Book for 1954 and was Sendak's first Caldecott Honor Medal of a total of seven during his career. …

30331. 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.

30334. Brother to a Dragonfly

Will D. Campbell

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

30335. 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 …

30342. Road to Mecca

Muhammad Asad

The Road to Mecca, also known as Road to Mecca or Road to Makkah, is the autobiography of Muslim scholar, intellectual, political theorist and diplomat Muhammad Asad. A timeless spiritual classic, this gripping and insightful autobiography of an Austrian journalist, who fully …

30347. Under Plum Lake

Lionel Davidson

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

30348. Dragonlance Campaign Setting

Margaret Weis

Dragonlance Campaign Setting is an accessory for the Dragonlance campaign setting, for the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

30350. Leaping to the Stars

David Gerrold

Leaping to the Stars is a book published in 2002 that was written by David Gerrold.

30352. Leviathan and the Air-Pump

Steven Shapin

Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life is a book by Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer. It examines the debate between Robert Boyle and Thomas Hobbes over Boyle's air-pump experiments in the 1660s. In 2005, Shapin and Schaffer were awarded the Erasmus …

30356. The Further Chronicles of Conan

Robert Jordan

The Further Chronicles of Conan is a collection of fantasy novels written by Robert Jordan featuring the sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, created by Robert E. Howard. The book was first published in hardcover in October 1999 by Tor Books, with a trade paperback …

30358. The Brave Little Toaster

Thomas M. Disch

The Brave Little Toaster is a 1980 novel by Thomas M. Disch intended for children or as put by Disch, A Bedtime Story for Small Appliances. The story centers on a gang of five household appliances—a Tensor lamp, electric blanket, alarm clock/antique radio Hoover vacuum cleaner, …

30359. Erotoscope Ungerer (Midsize)

Tomi Ungerer

Présente une rétrospective des dessins érotiques de T. Ungerer dont 200 jamais publiés.

30361. Hard Landing

Stephen Leather

Hard Landing is a 2004 thriller novel by British author Stephen Leather. Published in 2004 by Hodder & Stoughton, it is the first book in the Dan ‘Spider’ Shepherd series. Hard Landing is an international bestseller and is available in ebook and paperback.

30362. Follett's Modern American Usage

Wilson Follett

Follett's Modern American Usage is the book published with the title Modern American Usage which was left in draft form and unfinished by Wilson Follett at his death. It was completed and edited by his friend Jacques Barzun in collaboration with six other editors. It is a usage …

30363. Lepanto

G. K. Chesterton

Lepanto is a famous poem by G.K. Chesterton about the Battle of Lepanto. It is a rousing martial ballad which tells of the defeat of the Ottoman fleet of Ali Pasha by the Christian crusader, Don John of Austria. The poem was written in 1911 and its stirring verses helped inspire …

30368. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written …

30369. 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.

30371. The Pig Scrolls

Paul Shipton

The Pig Scrolls, by Paul Shipton, is a young adult comedy adventure novel about a talking pig and his endeavours to save the world. The novel is set in Ancient Greece with many, often comical, references to ancient Greek mythology and life. The characters include all the major …

30378. The Charioteer of Delphi

Caroline Lawrence

The Charioteer of Delphi is a children's historical novel by Caroline Lawrence, published in 2006. It is the twelfth volume of the Roman Mysteries series. Like several of Lawrence’s novels, it explores a particular aspect of daily life in Ancient Rome: in this case, chariot …

30381. The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and …

Joan Schenkar

The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith is a book by Joan Schenkar.

30384. Dark Nadir

Lisanne Norman

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

30386. Lights Out

Peter Abrahams

Lights Out is a book written by Peter Abrahams.

30387. Shadow Patriots

Lucia St. Clair Robson

Shadow Patriots is 2005 historical novel by Lucia St. Clair Robson. It tells of the Culper Ring, a group of George Washington's spies operating out of New York City during the Revolution. The story includes familiar names—Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Benedict Arnold, Peggy …

30393. Don't Forget the Bacon!

Pat Hutchins

Don't Forget the Bacon! is a children's book written and illustrated by Pat Hutchins. It was published by Bodley Head in 1976. The story is about a little boy who tries to memorise a list of groceries his mother has asked him to buy. The book has been used as a teaching tool to …

30394. Native Son

Richard Wright

Native Son is a novel by American author Richard Wright. The novel tells the story of 20-year-old Bigger Thomas, a black American youth living in utter poverty in a poor area on Chicago's South Side in the 1930s. While not apologizing for Bigger's crimes, Wright portrays a …



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