The most popular books in English
from 30601 to 30800

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.

30601. 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 …

30603. 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 …

30628. The Light Around the Body

Robert Bly

The Light Around the Body is a book written by Robert Bly.

30633. 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.

30634. The Wishstone and the Wonderworkers

Hugh Cook

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

30635. King of the Jews

Nick Tosches

King of the Jews is a book by Nick Tosches. On the surface it is a biography of Arnold Rothstein, the man who reputedly fixed the 1919 World Series, inspired the characters of Meyer Wolfsheim in The Great Gatsby and Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, and created the modern system …

30636. Reason and Revolution

Herbert Marcuse

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

30640. The Voice of Memory

Primo Levi

A collection of interviews, originally published in Primo Levi: Converzsazioni e interviste.

30641. The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

Anton Chekhov

The Chorus Girl, Verotchka, My Life, At a Country House, A Father, On the Road, Rothschild's Fiddle, Ivan Matveyitch, Zinotchka, Bad Weather, A Gentleman Friend, A Trivial Incident. An incredible collection by a master of the genre!

30654. Sanin

Mikhail Artsybashev

Sanin is a novel by the Russian writer Mikhail Artsybashev. It has an interesting history being written by a 26-year-old in 1904 – at the peak of the various changes in Russian society. It was published and criticized in 1907, the year of one of the most horrific political …

30658. The Evidence of Things Not Seen

James Baldwin

The Evidence of Things Not Seen is a 1985 nonfiction book by James Baldwin about the Wayne Williams Atlanta child murders of 1979-1981. The title is a reference to the definition of faith from the Biblical Letter to the Hebrews 11:1.

30659. Star Bridge

Jack and James E. Gunn Williamson

Star Bridge is a science fiction novel by authors Jack Williamson and James E. Gunn. It was published in 1955 by Gnome Press in an edition of 5,000 copies. However, 900 copies were never bound. It was also issued in paperback by Ace and reissued by Berkley Books in 1977 and by …

30679. Sweet, Savage Death

Jane Haddam

Sweet, Savage Death is a book written by Jane Haddam.

30685. Spoiled Rotten America: Outrages of Everyday Life

Larry Miller

Spoiled Rotten America is a 2006 humor book written by actor, voice artist, comedian, podcaster, and columnist Larry Miller. The book, originally published by ReganBooks, is a collection of seventeen comic essays.

30687. Autopsy For An Empire: The Seven Leaders Who Built …

Dmitri Volkogonov

Autopsy For An Empire: The Seven Leaders Who Built the Soviet Regime is a book by Dmitri Volkogonov.

30703. The Wizard of Sunset Strip

Simon Hawke

The Wizard of Whitechapel is a book published in 1989 that was written by Simon Hawke.

30725. Written in Blood

Diane Fanning

Written in Blood is a book written by Diane Fanning.

30735. Red Earth, White Earth

Will Weaver

Red Earth, White Earth is a novel by Will Weaver, about conflicts between white farmers and native Ojibwes in northern Minnesota. The story follows Guy Pehrsson, a California computer entrepreneur who returns to Minnesota twelve years after he ran away at age eighteen. His …

30736. 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 …

30744. The Traitor's Sword

Jan Siegel

The Traitor's Sword is a book published in 2005 that was written by Jan Siegel.

30748. 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.

30749. 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 …

30757. Imitation of Life

Fannie Hurst

Imitation of Life is a popular 1933 novel by Fannie Hurst that was adapted into two successful films for Universal Pictures: a 1934 film, and a 1959 remake. It dealt with issues of race, class, and gender. From the turn of the 20th century until the Supreme Court ruled in Loving …

30773. 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.

30780. Red Star

Alexander Bogdanov

Red Star is Alexander Bogdanov's 1908 science fiction novel about a communist utopia on Mars. Set in early Russia during the Revolution of 1905 and on socialist Mars, the novel tells the story of Leonid, a scientist-revolutionary who travels to Mars to learn and experience their …

30784. Business dynamics

John Sterman

Business Dynamics is a book by John Sterman that applies system dynamics to business. Sterman, John D.. Business Dynamics: Systems thinking and modeling for a complex world. McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-231135-5. The book introduces systems dynamics modeling for the analysis of policy …



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