The most popular books in English.

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.

30811. There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher …

Claire Berlinski

There Is No Alternative: Why Margaret Thatcher Matters is a 2008 biographical account of the premiership of Margaret Thatcher written by American author Claire Berlinski. The title is a reference to Margaret Thatcher's fondness for the slogan "There is no alternative" which she …

30818. 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., …

30828. The Decline of the West

Oswald Spengler

The Decline of the West, or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two-volume work by Oswald Spengler, the first volume of which was published in the summer of 1918. Spengler revised this volume in 1922 and published the second volume, subtitled Perspectives of World History, in …

30836. 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 …

30840. 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 …

30841. First Contact

Jeanne Kalogridis

First Contact is 1996 novel by Jeanne Kalogridis (the pseudonym of J.M. Dillard).

30843. 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 …

30845. The unnatural nature of science

Lewis Wolpert

The Unnatural Nature of Science is a book written by Lewis Wolpert.

30846. 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.

30847. 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.

30850. 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 …

30851. 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 …

30855. The Latham Diaries

Mark Latham

The Latham Diaries is a political memoir by the former Federal Parliamentary Australian Labor Party leader, Mark Latham. The book, published in 2005 by Melbourne University Press, attracted a great amount of criticism. Much of the controversy revolved around Latham's candid and …

30856. 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 …

30857. New and selected poems

Gary Soto

New and selected poems is a book written by Gary Soto.

30858. Taking Terri Mueller

Norma Fox Mazer

Taking Terri Mueller is a book by Norma Fox Mazer.

30868. Man Descending

Guy Vanderhaeghe

Man Descending is a collection of short stories written by Saskatchewan-born writer Guy Vanderhaeghe. The book was first published by Macmillan of Canada in 1982 and Vanderhaeghe went on to become one of the few first-time authors to win the coveted Governor General's Award for …

30874. Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy

Jeffrey Meyers

"Edgar Allan Poe: His Life and Legacy" is a biography of American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe, by Jeffrey Meyers, first published in 1992.

30878. 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 …

30891. 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.

30898. 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 …

30915. Cursed

Mel Odom

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

30926. Alien Plot

Piers Anthony

Alien Plot: A man of our world is sent across the boundaries of an alien dimension. His task is to infiltrate the native culture--But once there he discovers that an alien plot of ground can become home.This brand-new story leads off a collection of sixteen tales by Piers …

30937. Falcons of Narabedla

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Falcons of Narabedla is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley set in the universe of her Darkover series. It was first published in book form in English by Ace Books in 1964, as an Ace Double with Bradley's collection The Dark Intruder and Other Stories on the other …

30944. Silver City

Li Rui

Silver City is a book by Li Rui.

30958. Dragonwall

Troy Denning

Dragonwall is a fantasy novel by Troy Denning, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the second novel in "The Empires Trilogy". It was published in paperback in paperback in August 1990.

30963. The Million Dollar Putt

Dan Gutman

The Million Dollar Putt is a realistic fiction novel written by Dan Gutman in 2006. It is about a young blind child's quest to learn golf and win a million dollar prize.

30979. 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 …

30986. 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, …

30993. If I Knew Then

Amy Fisher

If I knew Then was a book written by Amy Fisher.

30994. 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 …

30996. U vojny ne zhenskoe litso

Svetlana Alexievich

A long-awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russia—from the winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe Washington Post • The Guardian • NPR • The Economist • Milwaukee …

31000. 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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