The most popular books in English
from 30401 to 30600

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.

30401. Poets in a Landscape

Gilbert Highet

Using the poet's native Italian landscapes, Gilbert Highet recreates these poets "in situ" to evoke the essence of their work. His translations summon a land enchanted by presences - from Horace's beloved Tivoli to Ovid in the Abruzzi. Highet lets each poet tell his own story - …

30402. Beowulf and the Critics

J. R. R. Tolkien

Beowulf and the Critics by J. R. R. Tolkien is a book edited by Michael D. C. Drout that presents scholarly editions of the two manuscript versions of Tolkien's essays or lecture series "Beowulf and the Critics", which served as the basis for the much shorter 1936 lecture …

30403. In the Line of Fire: A Memoir

Pervez Musharraf

In the Line of Fire: A Memoir is a book that was written by former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf and first published on September 25, 2006. The book contains a collection of Musharraf's memories and is being marketed as his official autobiography.

30404. White Collar: The American Middle Classes

C. Wright Mills

White Collar: The American Middle Classes is a study of the American middle class by sociologist C. Wright Mills, first published in 1951. It describes the forming of a "new class": the white-collar workers. It is also a major study of social alienation in the modern world of …

30405. The Greene Murder Case

S. S. Van Dine

The Greene Murder Case is a 1928 mystery novel by S. S. Van Dine. It focuses on the murders, one by one, of members of the wealthy and contentious Greene family: "The holocaust that consumed the Greene family", as detective Philo Vance memorably puts it. This is the third in the …

30406. Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue

W. J. Burley

Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue is a crime novel by Cornish writer W. J. Burley.

30407. Harriet Said...

Beryl Bainbridge

Harriet Said... was the first novel written by Beryl Bainbridge, based on newspaper reports the Parker–Hulme murder case in New Zealand which involved two young girls. Although completed in 1958 it was rejected by several publishers in the late fifties, one of whom wrote on the …

30408. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

Vitezslav Nezval

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders is a novel by surrealist Czech writer Vítězslav Nezval, first published in 1945. It was made into a 1970 Czech film directed by Jaromil Jireš. With this novel, Nezval explored the gothic themes and settings of such novels as Mary Shelley's …

30412. Fact and Fancy

Isaac Asimov

Fact and Fancy is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by Isaac Asimov. It was the first in a series of books collecting his essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Asimov's second book of science essays altogether. Doubleday & Company first …

30413. A History of the Mind

Nicholas Humphrey

A History of the Mind is a 1992 book about the mind-body problem by Nicholas Humphrey. It has been called one of the most interesting attempts to solve the problem.

30418. The Dark Room

R. K. Narayan

The Dark Room is a novel written by R.K.Narayan, the well-known English-language novelist from India. Like most of his other works, this is a tale set in the fictitious town of Malgudi. This work of literature was first published in Great Britain in 1938 by Macmillan & Co., …

30420. Your Turn, Mr. Moto

John P. Marquand

Your Turn, Mr. Moto is a 1935 spy novel by John P. Marquand and the debut novel in the Mr. Moto series. The story was first serialized in the Saturday Evening Post.

30421. Murder in Little Egypt

Darcy O'Brien

Murder in Little Egypt is a book written by Darcy O'Brien.

30424. Typhoon

Joseph Conrad

Typhoon is a novella by Joseph Conrad, begun in 1899 and serialized in Pall Mall Magazine in January–March 1902. Its first book publication was in New York by Putnam in 1902; it was also published in Britain in Typhoon and Other Stories by Heinemann in 1903.

30427. Titanic: The Long Night

Diane Hoh

Titanic: The Long Night is a 1998 romance novel by Diane Hoh. It is an entirely fictional story set aboard on the real ship, Titanic. The plot centers around two main aspects. The first is the story of Elizabeth Farr, who is on the Titanic with her parents on the voyage to New …

30429. Blood Secret

Kathryn Lasky

Blood Secret is a young adult novel by Kathryn Lasky.

30430. The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers

Hugh Cook

The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers is a book published in 1990 that was written by Hugh Cook.

30431. The Age of Intelligent Machines

Ray Kurzweil

The Age of Intelligent Machines is a non-fiction book about artificial intelligence by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil. This was his first book and the Association of American Publishers named it the Most Outstanding Computer Science Book of 1990. It was reviewed in The New …

30432. Reason and Revolution

Herbert Marcuse

Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory is a 1941 book by Herbert Marcuse.

30433. The Coachman Rat

David Henry Wilson

The Coachman Rat is an alternative account of the classic fairy tale Cinderella. It was published in 1989 and written by esteemed children's author David Henry Wilson.

30437. The Prize in the Game

Jo Walton

The Prize in the Game is Jo Walton's third novel, published by Tor Books in December 2002. The novel is a prequel to Walton's first two novels, The King's Peace and The King's Name; its main characters appear as minor or off-stage characters in those books. The story was loosely …

30438. Robert Frost

Jay Parini

Robert Frost: A Life is a 2000 biography of the American poet Robert Frost written by Jay Parini. It won the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for best non-fiction book of the year.

30439. The Hounds of Tindalos

Frank Belknap Long

The Hounds of Tindalos is a collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories by author Frank Belknap Long. It was released in 1946 and was the author's third book. It was published by Arkham House in an edition of 2,602 copies. A British hardcover was issued by …

30441. The Flickering Torch Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

The Flickering Torch Mystery is Volume 22 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Leslie McFarlane in 1943. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were …

30442. Images

David Lynch

Images, first published in 1994, is a book by David Lynch.

30443. Tarr

Wyndham Lewis

Tarr is a modernist novel by Wyndham Lewis, written in 1909–11, revised and expanded in 1914–15 and first serialized in the magazine The Egoist from April 1916 until November 1917. The American version was published in 1918, with an English edition published by the Egoist Press …

30445. Bikini Planet

David S. Garnett

Bikini Planet is a science fiction comedy written by David S. Garnett and released exclusively in the United Kingdom as a paperback. It is written as a sub-sequel to an earlier story written by Garnett in 1994, entitled Stargonauts, which features the some of the same settings …

30446. The Chasm of Doom

Joe Dever

The Chasm of Doom is the fourth book in the award-winning Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever and illustrated by Gary Chalk.

30447. The Face in the Abyss

Abraham Merritt

The Face in the Abyss is a classic from a "golden age" of science fiction. A brilliant tale filled with weird imagination, marvelous writing, horror, beauty, and it may well be called the most "visual" book ever written for the world of fantasy. The Face in the Abyss is a grand …

30448. Island

Jane Rogers

Island is a novel by Jane Rogers, first published in 1999. It is a contemporary novel set on an isolated Scottish island, partly inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest. It uses folk tales and short episodes of brutal psychological realism to describe the mental transformation of …

30450. Murder in Scorpio

Martha C. Lawrence

Murder in Scorpio is a book published in 1995 that was written by Martha C. Lawrence.

30451. The house of breath

William Goyen

The House of Breath is a novel written by the American author William Goyen. It was his first book, published in 1950. It is not a novel in the usual sense in that it lacks traditional plot and character development. Upon its publication, reviewers noted the book for its unusual …

30455. Persuasion

Jane Austen

Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel. She began it soon after she had finished Emma and completed it in August 1816. She died, at age 41, in 1817; Persuasion was published in December of that year. Persuasion is linked to Northanger Abbey not only by the fact that …

30456. The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp

W. H. Davies

The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp is an autobiography published in 1908 by the Welsh poet and writer W. H. Davies. A large part of the book's subject matter describes the way of life of the tramp in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States in the final decade of the …

30457. Boogiepop Returns: VS Imaginator Part 2

Kouhei Kadono

Boogiepop Returns: VS Imaginator Part 2 is the third novel in the Boogiepop series by Kouhei Kadono, and was illustrated by Kouji Ogata. It was released in English on October 15, 2006 by Seven Seas Entertainment.

30458. The Greek Symbol Mystery

Carolyn Keene

The Greek Symbol Mystery is the 60th volume in the Nancy Drew Stories series.

30459. Tree of life

Maryse Condé

Tree of Life: A Novel of the Caribbean is a 1992 novel by the Guadeloupean writer, Maryse Condé. The novel tells a multigenerational story about the emergence of the West Indian middle class.

30460. Landscape for a Good Woman

Carolyn Steedman

Landscape for a Good Woman: A Story of Two Lives is a non-fiction book by Carolyn Steedman, published by Rutgers University Press in 1987. The book is an autobiographical class analysis which looks at the author's working class upbringing in 1950s London.

30462. The Right to Arm Bears

Gordon R. Dickson

The Right to Arm Bears is a collection of Gordon R. Dickson's three science fiction novellas that occur on the planet Dilbia, where humans and an alien race known as Hemnoids are trying to win the support of the native bear-like population.

30463. Mission to Minerva

James P. Hogan

Mission to Minerva is a book published in 2005 that was written by James P. Hogan.

30464. A Sense of Reality

Graham Greene

A Sense of Reality is a collection of short stories by Graham Greene, first published in 1963. The book is actually composed of three short stories and a novella, Under the Garden. These stories share a marked change of style from Greene’s usual format, with the author plunging …

30466. The Stolen White Elephant

Mark Twain

The Stolen White Elephant by Mark Twain is an extraordinary farce, a detective story that mocks all detective stories and a tragicomedy that attempts at shedding light on how ridiculous some pieces in the genre really are.The story told in the form of telegraphs revolves around …

30468. The Secrets of Harry Bright

Joseph Wambaugh

The Secrets of Harry Bright is the seventh novel written by former Los Angeles Police Department detective Joseph Wambaugh. Published in 1985, the book continues a pattern of Wambaugh crime fiction beginning with The Choirboys that uses black humor to explore the psychological …

30469. Taking Terri Mueller

Norma Fox Mazer

Taking Terri Mueller is a book by Norma Fox Mazer.

30475. Flambards

K. M. Peyton

Flambards is a novel for children or young adults by K. M. Peyton, first published by Oxford in 1967 with illustrations by Victor Ambrus. Alternatively, "Flambards" is the trilogy or series named after its first book. The series is set in England just before, during, and after …

30476. Three Cheers for the Paraclete

Thomas Keneally

Three Cheers for the Paraclete is a novel by the Australian author Thomas Keneally.

30477. Alma Cogan

Gordon Burn

Alma Cogan is a 1991 novel by Gordon Burn, reprinted in 2004. It was Burn's first novel and won the Whitbread Book Award in 1991. In the UK it was published in 1991 with the title Alma Cogan. In the US, it was initially published as Alma. In real life, Alma Cogan was a …

30479. This Island Earth

Raymond F. Jones

This Island Earth is a 1952 science fiction novel by Raymond F. Jones. It was first published in Thrilling Wonder Stories magazine as a serialized set of three novelettes by Raymond F. Jones: "The Alien Machine" in the June 1949 issue, "The Shroud of Secrecy" in the December …

30480. Where's Wally? The Wonder Book

Martin Handford

Where's Wally? The Wonder Book is the fifth book in the Where's Wally? illustration book series by Martin Handford, released in 1997. In the book Wally/Waldo, Wizard Whitebeard, Wenda, Woof, and Odlaw travel to fantasy worlds. The book was the last Where's Wally? book for nine …

30481. The City and the Stars

Arthur C. Clarke

The City and the Stars is a science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke, published in 1956. This novel is a complete rewrite of his earlier novella, Against the Fall of Night, which was Clarke's first novel, and was published in Startling Stories magazine in 1948, after John W. …

30485. Summer Gone

David Macfarlane

Summer Gone is the first novel by Canadian writer David Macfarlane. Published in 1999 by Knopf Canada, Summer Gone was a national bestseller in Canada. It was nominated for the Giller Prize, and won the Books in Canada First Novel Award.

30486. Three-Bladed Doom

Robert E. Howard

"Three-Bladed Doom" is an El Borak short story by Robert E. Howard. It was not published within Howard's lifetime. There are two different versions of this story. The first is shorter than the second words. The short version was printed first, in issue #4 of the magazine REH …

30487. Enchanter

Robin Wayne Bailey

Enchanter is a book published in 1989 that was written by Robin Wayne Bailey.

30488. Divided City

Theresa Breslin

Divided City is a novel written by Theresa Breslin and published in 2005 by Doubleday. The novel is written for teenagers and adults concerning the problems of sectarianism in Glasgow and racism against asylum seekers. The main characters are young boys called Graham, a Rangers …

30489. Just Java

Peter van der Linden

Just Java is a book written by Peter van der Linden.

30490. Beneath the Gated Sky

Robert Reed

Beneath the Gated Sky is a science-fiction novel by Robert Reed, first published in 1997. It describes a world in which the sky undergoes a transformation that prevents people from seeing the stars, giving them instead a view of the other side of the world, as if the Earth had …

30491. SH: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

The famous detective Sherlock Homes and his loyal friend Dr John Watson undertake ten further adventures: A STUDY IN SCARLET THE DISAPPEARANCE OF LADY FRANCES CARFAX THE VALLEY OF FEAR THE SIGN OF THE FOUR THE ADVENTURE OF THE BRUCE-PARTINGTON PLAN THE ADVENTURE OF THE CARDBOARD …

30492. The Emperor and the Kite

Jane Yolen

The Emperor and the Kite is a book written by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Ed Young.

30493. Tree of Freedom

Rebecca Caudill

Tree of Freedom is a children's historical novel by Rebecca Caudill. It is a pioneer story set in Kentucky at the time of the American Revolutionary War. The novel, illustrated by Dorothy Morse, was first published in 1949 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1950.

30495. Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park is a 1990 science fiction novel written by Michael Crichton, divided into seven sections. Often considered a cautionary tale on unconsidered biological tinkering in the same spirit as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, it uses the metaphorical collapse of an amusement …

30496. The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

Marilyn Durham

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing is a novel written by Marilyn Durham first published in 1972.

30497. The Kind One

Tom Epperson

The Kind One is a book by Tom Epperson.

30498. A Suitable Boy

Vikram Seth

A Suitable Boy is a novel by Vikram Seth, published in 1993. At 1349 pages and 591,552 words, the book is one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language. A sequel, to be called A Suitable Girl, is due for publication in 2016.

30506. Phallos

Samuel R. Delany

Phallos is a short novel — or novella — by Samuel R. Delany, published by Bamberger Books. It was reissued by Wesleyan University Press in 2013. Phallos takes the form of a modern online essay recounting the history and giving a synopsis of a nonexistent novel also called …

30507. Horn of Africa

Philip Caputo

Horn of Africa is a novel written by Philip Caputo.

30508. The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book is a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling. The stories were first published in magazines in 1893–94. The original publications contain illustrations, some by Rudyard's father, John Lockwood Kipling. Kipling was born in India and spent the first …

30509. Flare

Roger Zelazny

Flare is a science fiction novel by American writers Roger Zelazny and Thomas Thurston Thomas, published in 1992. Flare describes the world as it may be in 2081, and the effects a future inter-planetary civilization would suffer if a solar flare occurred after almost 100 years …

30515. The Samurai Wizard

Simon Hawke

The Samurai Wizard is a book published in 1991 that was written by Simon Hawke.

30516. The Fan

Bob Randall

The Fan is an Edgar Awards nominated novel written by Bob Randall.

30517. The four-chambered heart

Anais Nin

The Four-Chambered Heart is a 1950 autobiographical novel by French-born writer Anaïs Nin, part of her Cities of the Interior sequence. It is about a woman named Djuna, her love, her thoughts, her emotions, her doubts, her decisions, and her sacrifices. It is not considered as …

30518. A Writer's Life

Gay Talese

A Writer's Life is a 2006 autobiography by Gay Talese. The book focuses on many of the stories that Talese attempted to tell, but failed, such as spending six months working on a story about John and Lorena Bobbitt for The New Yorker only to have the piece rejected by New Yorker …

30519. Samurai from outer space

Antonia Levi

Samurai from Outer Space: Understanding Japanese Animation is a 1998 book written by Antonia Levi. The book was published in North America by Open Court Publishing Company on December 30, 1998.

30523. Cursed

Mel Odom

Cursed is an original novel based on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off Angel.

30524. Dream Dancer

Janet Morris

Dream Dancer is a 1980 novel by Janet Morris, the first in her Kerrion Space trilogy.

30526. The People of the Wind

Poul Anderson

The People of the Wind is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson, first published in 1973. It was a 1974 nominee of the Nebula Award for Science Fiction. This novel is the last book in Anderson’s Polesotechnic League series. However, since the setting of the book is many …

30527. Sentinels From Space

Eric Frank Russell

Sentinels From Space is a science-fiction novel written by Eric Frank Russell and first published in 1952 by Bouregy & Curl, Inc., New York. It was adapted from a story that appeared in the Nov 1951 issue of Startling Stories.

30528. In The Lake Of The Moon

David L. Lindsey

In the Lake of the Moon is a book written by David L. Lindsey.

30530. The Heir of Redclyffe

Charlotte Mary Yonge

The Heir of Redclyffe was the first of Charlotte M. Yonge's bestselling romantic novels. Its religious tone derives from the High Church background of her family and from her friendship with a leading figure in the Oxford Movement, John Keble, who closely supervised the writing …

30531. Lost New York

Nathan Silver

Lost New York is a book written by Nathan Silver.

30532. Midnight's Choice

Kate Thompson

Midnight's Choice is a fantasy novel for young adults, by Kate Thompson. It is the second book in the Switchers Trilogy, and continues the story of Tess and Kevin, two young Irish shapeshifters. It also introduces the character of Martin, another Switcher, who is the book's main …

30537. Diana in search of herself

Sally Bedell Smith

Diana in Search of Herself: Portrait of a Troubled Princess is one of the books about Princess Diana that was written by best-selling author Sally Bedell Smith. It was published by the Times Books in 1999. The book is the first authoritative biography of the Princess.

30538. Written in Blood

Diane Fanning

Written in Blood is a book written by Diane Fanning.

30540. Midnight Dreary

John Evangelist Walsh

Midnight Dreary is a book written by John Evangelist Walsh.

30546. The Gully Dwarves

Dan Parkinson

The Gully Dwarves is a fantasy novel by Dan Parkinson, set in the world of Dragonlance, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the fifth novel in the "Lost Histories" series. It was published in paperback in June 1996. It continues the short story The …

30547. The Implosion Conspiracy

Louis Nizer

The Implosion Conspiracy is a book written by Louis Nizer.

30551. Over the Wine Dark Sea

Harry Turtledove

Over the Wine Dark Sea is a historical novel by H.N. Turteltaub, first published by Forge Books in November 2001. The book was reissued under the author's real name as a trade paperback and ebook by Phoenix Pick in 2013. It takes place in the years shortly after the death of …

30552. Silver City

Li Rui

Silver City is a book by Li Rui.

30554. Following Fake Man

Barbara Ware Holmes

Following Fake Man is a book by Barbara Ware Holmes.

30555. Measle and the Mallockee

Ian Ogilvy

Measle and the Mallockee is a children's novel written by Ian Ogilvy and illustrated by Chris Mould. It is the third book in the Measle Stubbs series. The novel was first published in 2005 by OUP in the UK and Harper Collins in the US.

30557. Two-Minute Drill

Mike Lupica

Two-Minute Drill is a 2007 children's book by Mike Lupica and the first book in his Comeback Kids series.

30558. Strega Nona Takes a Vacation

Tomie dePaola

Strega Nona Takes a Vacation is a book published in 2000 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

30561. Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream

John Derbyshire

Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream is a 1996 book by John Derbyshire.

30564. An Insider's View of Mormon Origins

Grant H. Palmer

An Insider's View of Mormon Origins is a 2002 book on the origins of Mormonism by Grant H. Palmer, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who is a retired Church Educational System instructor and Institute director with a master's degree in history. Palmer's …

30565. Goosebumps Deep Trouble II

R. L. Stine

Goosebumps Deep Trouble II is a horror fiction book written by R. L. Stine.

30566. On My Way

Tomie dePaola

On My Way is a book published in 2001 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

30569. The Last Canadian

William C. Heine

The Last Canadian is a 1974 science fiction novel by William C. Heine about the adventures of Eugene Arnprior after North America is devastated by a plague. The U.S. release of the novel was titled Death Wind.

30570. Ending Aging: The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs That …

Aubrey de Grey

Ending Aging: The Rejuvenation Breakthroughs that Could Reverse Human Aging in Our Lifetime is a 2007 book written by Aubrey de Grey, a biomedical gerontologist, with his research assistant Michael Rae. Ending Aging describes de Grey's proposal for eliminating aging as a cause …

30571. Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright

Isaac Asimov

Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by Isaac Asimov. It was the thirteenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. These essays were first published between May 1976 and September 1977. It …

30572. The Elysium Commission

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Elysium Commission is a science fiction novel written by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. and published in 2007. Set in the far future, the novel follows private investigator Blaine Donne as he investigates several different cases. The novel has been designated as a Sci Fi channel …

30574. The Covenant

James A. Michener

The Covenant is a historical novel by American author James A. Michener, published in 1980.

30575. Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual

Lee Brimmicombe-Wood

Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual, written by Lee Brimmicombe-Wood and published by HarperPrism is a guide to the fictional United States Colonial Marines depicted in the film Aliens. It describes the equipment of the Colonial Marines in great detail and contains …

30576. The Ghost Pirates

William Hope Hodgson

The Ghost Pirates is a novel by William Hope Hodgson, first published in 1909. The economic style of writing has led horror writer Robert Weinberg to describe The Ghost Pirates as "one of the finest examples of the tightly written novel ever published." In it, Hodgson never …

30580. The Underdog

Markus Zusak

The Underdog is the first novel by Australian young-adult fiction writer Markus Zusak. Along with Fighting Ruben Wolfe and When Dogs Cry, The Underdog was published in the United States in 2011 as part of the anthology Underdogs.

30583. Tablet of Destinies

Traci Harding

tory's twin babies are changelings and she must journey into the fourth dimension to reclaim her own ... Book 2 in the Celestial triad trilogy takes tory and Maelgwn into the realms of the Devachan, the Fourth Dimension. they and their clan have had many peaceful years on the …

30584. The World Is Full of Married Men

Jackie Collins

The World Is Full of Married Men is the debut novel of British author Jackie Collins, first published in 1968 by W. H. Allen.

30589. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Lyman Frank Baum

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow. Originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900, it has since been reprinted numerous times, most often under the name The Wizard of Oz, …

30591. Flags of Our Fathers

James Bradley

Flags of Our Fathers is a New York Times bestselling book by James Bradley with Ron Powers about the five United States Marines and one United States Navy Corpsman who would eventually be made famous by Joe Rosenthal's lauded photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima, one of …

30594. Brigham Young: American Moses

Leonard J. Arrington

Brigham Young: American Moses is a biography about Brigham Young by Dr. Leonard J. Arrington, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1985.

30596. The Art of War

Sun Tzu

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on …

30600. The Fractal Prince (Jean le Flambeur)

Hannu Rajaniemi

"The good thing is, no one will ever die again. The bad thing is, everyone will want to."A physicist receives a mysterious paper. The ideas in it are far, far ahead of current thinking and quite, quite terrifying. In a city of "fast ones," shadow players, and jinni, two sisters …



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