The most popular books in English
from 31001 to 31200

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.

31002. Letty Fox: Her Luck

Christina Stead

The Australian-born author Christina Stead’s sixth novel, Letty Fox: Her Luck, is an energetic tribute to the drama of the urban environment and its role in socializing its occupants. Published in 1946, Stead wrote the lengthy Letty Fox after living in New York City for seven …

31008. 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 …

31020. War and Remembrance

Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance is a novel by Herman Wouk, published in October 1978, which is the sequel to The Winds of War. It continues the story of the extended Henry family and the Jastrow family starting on 15 December 1941 and ending on 6 August 1945. This novel was adapted into the …

31023. The Light Around the Body

Robert Bly

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

31026. Murder in Little Egypt

Darcy O'Brien

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

31027. The Sheltering Sky

Paul Bowles

The Sheltering Sky is a 1949 novel of post-colonial alienation and existential despair by American writer and composer Paul Bowles.

31029. Kildee House

Rutherford George Montgomery

Kildee House is a children's novel by Rutherford George Montgomery. It tells the story of a house in a redwood forest which becomes a refuge for wildlife. The novel was first published in 1949 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1950. It is illustrated by Barbara Cooney.

31030. The Coral Sea

Patti Smith

The Coral Sea is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1996. In 2008 Smith released The Coral Sea as an album with musical accompaniment by Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine, recorded during two live performances of the duo.

31031. Of Moths and Men: Intrigue, Tragedy & The …

Judith Hooper

Of Moths and Men is a controversial book by the journalist Judith Hooper about the Oxford University ecological genetics school led by E.B. Ford. The book specifically concerns Bernard Kettlewell's experiments on the peppered moth which were intended as experimental validation …

31037. 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!

31040. 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 …

31044. When We Get There

Shauna Seliy

When We Get There is a novel about coming-of-age by the American writer Shauna Seliy set in 1974 in a coal mining patch near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The novel tells the story of Lucas Lessar. His father has died in a mining accident and his mother has mysteriously disappeared, …

31045. 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 …

31051. 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 …

31053. The Greek Symbol Mystery

Carolyn Keene

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

31056. The Men's Club

Leonard Michaels

The Men's Club is a novel written by Leonard Michaels.

31058. 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 …

31062. Dark Quetzal

Katherine Roberts

Dark Quetzal is a fantasy novel by Katherine Roberts, first published in 2003 by The Chicken House. It is the final book in The Echorium Sequence and is the sequel to Crystal Mask, set 11 years after the events of that book. The main characters are Kyarra, Frazhin and Yashra's …

31070. The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia

Michael Gray

The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia is a compendium of articles written by Michael Gray covering the life and work of Bob Dylan. It includes reviews of varying length for each album and numerous songs in Dylan's musical output, but is not just a work of music criticism. The topics for …

31077. Witch Water

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Witch Water is a book published in 1977 that was written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

31078. Just Java

Peter van der Linden

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

31082. 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.

31090. Backhand

Liza Cody

Backhand is a book written by Liza Cody.

31091. 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.

31093. 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 …

31094. Horn of Africa

Philip Caputo

Horn of Africa is a novel written by Philip Caputo.

31095. Predator: The South China Sea

Jeff VanderMeer

Predator: The South China Sea is a book published in 2008 that was written by Jeff VanderMeer.

31101. The Xothic Legend Cycle: The Complete Mythos Fiction …

Lin Carter

The Xothic Legend Cycle: The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter is a collection of horror short stories by science fiction and fantasy author Lin Carter, edited by Robert M. Price. It gathers together his "Xothic" tales and some of his other Cthulhu Mythos writings. It was …

31110. 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 …

31112. Ardneh's Sword

Fred Saberhagen

Ardneh's Sword is a book published in 2006 and written by Fred Saberhagen.

31113. Dagger's Point

Anne Logston

Dagger's Point is a book published in 1995 that was written by Anne Logston.

31116. 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.

31117. In The Lake Of The Moon

David L. Lindsey

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

31121. The Weight-Loss Cure "They" Don't Want You to Know …

Kevin Trudeau

The Weight Loss Cure "They" Don't Want You to Know About is a weight loss book written by controversial author Kevin Trudeau. It was released in April 2007 by Alliance Publishing. Trudeau was convicted of felonies and fined by the Federal Trade Commission for making fraudulent …

31122. 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 …

31125. The Misbegotten Son

Jack Olsen

The Misbegotten Son is a book written by Jack Olsen.

31126. Finding H.F.

Julia Watts

Finding H.F. is a 2001 young adult novel by Julia Watts, published by Alyson Books. It won the Lambda Literary Award for Children's/Young Adult fiction that same year. Set in the Deep South, it describes the experience of being a lesbian teen in the Bible Belt.

31131. 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.

31132. Whale Song

Cheryl Kaye Tardif

Whale Song is a novel by Canadian author Cheryl Kaye Tardif. Whale Song was first self-published by Trafford Publishing in 2003. In the spring of 2006, the novel was picked up by Kunati Inc. Book Publishers, a Canadian publisher with offices in Ontario, Canada, and Florida, US …

31134. 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 …

31135. Written in Blood

Diane Fanning

Written in Blood is a book written by Diane Fanning.

31136. The Newcomes

William Makepeace Thackeray

The Newcomes is a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1855.

31147. 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 …

31156. On My Way

Tomie dePaola

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

31157. Heaven and Earth

Ian Plimer

Climate, sea level, and ice sheets have always changed, and the changes observed today are less than those of the past. Climate changes are cyclical and are driven by the Earth's position in the galaxy, the sun, wobbles in the Earth's orbit, ocean currents, and plate tectonics. …

31163. Warrior Angel

Margaret Weis

Once a dedicated soldier of the Knights Templar, Derek de Molay was betrayed and killed. So instead of an eternity in Heaven, he has decided to battle the Dark Angels of Hell. But as the war between good and evil rages, he is summoned back to the mortal realm to protect a woman …

31175. 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 …

31177. The Only Three Questions That Count

Ken Fisher

The Only Three Questions that Count: Investing by Knowing What Others Don't is a book on investment advice. It was released in December 2006 and spent three months on The New York Times list of "Hardcover business bestsellers" . It was also a Wall Street Journal and a …

31183. 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 …

31190. Beware of the Purple Peanut Butter

R. L. Stine

"Reader beware--you choose the scare! GIVE YOURSELF GOOSEBUMPS! Your aunt and uncle told you to stay out of their basement. So, of course, you check it out. That's where you find the dusty old refrigerator. In the fridge there are two containers. One is filled with purple goop. …

31191. 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, …



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