The most popular books in English
from 32001 to 32200

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.

32003. The Greek

Pierre Rey

The Greek is the lover of the world's most renowned beauties. Among them are the tempestuous pianist Olympia Menelas, noted for her rages as well as her passions, and Peggy Baltimore, the tragic widow of an assassinated American politician who looks to Satrapoulos for a return …

32004. Saint Overboard

Leslie Charteris

Saint Overboard is the title of a 1936 mystery novel by Leslie Charteris, one of a long series of novels featuring Charteris' creation Simon Templar, alias "The Saint". It was originally published in magazines as The Pirate Saint; some paperback editions append the article The …

32005. The Fiend

Margaret Millar

Fiend is a book written by Margaret Millar.

32007. Lying low

Diane Johnson

Lying low is a book written by Diane Johnson.

32008. Charmed Circle: Gertrude Stein and Company

James R. Mellow

Charmed Circle: Gertrude Stein and Company is a book by James R. Mellow.

32013. Beyond This Place

A. J. Cronin

Beyond This Place is a 1953 novel by Scottish author A. J. Cronin. A serial version appeared in Collier's under the title of To Live Again.

32017. The Valley of the Moon

Jack London

The Valley of the Moon is a novel by American writer Jack London. The valley where it is set is located north of the San Francisco Bay Area in Sonoma County, California where Jack London was a resident; he built his ranch in Glen Ellen.

32018. Lonely Road

Nevil Shute

Lonely Road is a novel by British author Nevil Shute. It was first published in 1932 by William Heinemann and in the US by William Morrow. In 1936 it was adapted as a film, The Lonely Road, released in the US the same year as Scotland Yard Commands, starring Clive Brook and …

32022. If I Were You

P. G. Wodehouse

If I Were You is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on September 3, 1931 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on September 25, 1931 by Herbert Jenkins, London. Prior to its publication in book form the novel was serialized in four …

32023. Insect Adventures

Jean-Henri Fabre

"Insect Adventures" by Louise Hasbrouck Zimm, Jean-Henri Fabre (translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to …

32027. Saint Errant

Leslie Charteris

Saint Errant is a collection of short stories by Leslie Charteris, first published in 1948 by The Crime Club in the United States and in 1949 by Hodder and Stoughton in the United Kingdom. This was the 28th book to feature the adventures of Simon Templar, alias "The Saint", and …

32030. The Eye of Argon

Jim Theis

The Eye of Argon is a heroic fantasy novella that narrates the adventures of Grignr, a barbarian. It was written in 1970 by Jim Theis and circulated anonymously in science fiction fandom since then. It has been described as "one of the genre's most beloved pieces of appalling …

32032. Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry

Alan Dugan

Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry is a book written by Alan Dugan.

32033. Database System Concepts

Abraham Silberschatz

Database System Concepts, by Abraham Silberschatz and Hank Korth, is a classic textbook on database system. It is often called the sailboat book. The First Edition of the book had on the cover number of sailboats labeled with various database models. The boats are sailing from a …

32035. Marchers of Valhalla

Robert E. Howard

Marchers of Valhalla is a collection of two Fantasy novelettes by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1972 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,654 copies. Grant published another collection of this title in 1977 OCLC 3178161. This 1977 edition added …

32040. Time and Stars

Poul Anderson

Time and Stars is a collection of science fiction short stories by Poul Anderson, published in 1964. "Dangerous universe: Faced with machines that think by and for themselves, super-intelligent space beings bent on a suicidal course and a galaxy teeming with dangerous alien …

32042. Chosen of the Gods

Chris Pierson

Chosen Of the Gods is a fantasy novel set in the Dragonlance campaign series, and is the first of a trilogy about the Kingpriest of Istar, Beldinas Pilofiro.

32043. Tigers of the Sea

Robert E. Howard

Tigers of the Sea is a collection of fantasy short stories by Robert E. Howard about the pirate Cormac Mac Art, a Gael who leads a band of Vikings during the reign of the mythical King Arthur. It was first published in 1973 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of …

32044. Ligeia

Edgar Allan Poe

"Ligeia" is an early short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1838. The story follows an unnamed narrator and his wife Ligeia, a beautiful and intelligent raven-haired woman. She falls ill, composes "The Conqueror Worm", and quotes lines attributed to …

32045. The Disney Version: The Life, Times, Art and …

Richard Schickel

The Disney Version: The Life, Times, Art and Commerce of Walt Disney is a 1968 book written by Richard Schickel. It is a biography of the life of Walt Disney. One of the first objective books about Disney, it takes a harshly critical view of much of his work — so much so that …

32046. Behind the Mirror: A Search for a Natural History of …

Konrad Lorenz

Behind the mirror, a search for a natural history of human knowledge is a 1973 book by Konrad Lorenz. The direct translation of the German title is "The back side of the mirror". Lorenz summarizes his life's work into his own philosophy: Evolution is the process of growing …

32049. The Saracen

Robert Shea

The Saracen is a two-part novel written by Robert Shea. The two separate portions, The Land of the Infidel and The Holy War are a continuous tale. Basically ignored during its publication - and subsequently out of print, although still enjoying strong reviews and a cult …

32050. Tongues of the Moon

Philip José Farmer

Tongues of the Moon is an American science fiction novel by Philip José Farmer. Originally released in 1964, the book is an action story, focusing on fighting and combat scenes rather than a complex plot. It was initially printed as a novella in Amazing Stories. In Tongues of …

32051. The Empress of Mars

Kage Baker

"The Empress of Mars" is a science fiction novella published in 2003 by Kage Baker. It won the 2004 Sturgeon Award and was nominated for the 2004 Hugo Award for Best Novella as well as the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novella. The novella was expanded into a novel published in …

32052. The Pollinators of Eden

John Boyd

The Pollinators of Eden is the second science fiction novel by John Boyd, originally published in hardcover by Weybright & Talley in 1969. Dell Books issued a paperback version in 1970. The Science Fiction Book Club issued the novel twice, in 1969 and 1972. Gollancz …

32056. Out

Pierre Rey

32059. Castle Death

Joe Dever

Castle Death is the seventh book in the Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever.

32060. Dawn of the Dragons

Joe Dever

Dawn of the Dragons is the eighteenth book of the Lone Wolf book series. As with all of the later Lone Wolf books numbered thirteen through twenty, the North American editions of these books are abridged, with a reduced number of sections. This book does not come with a game map …

32066. Spirit Seeker

Joan Lowery Nixon

Spirit Seeker is a book written by Joan Lowery Nixon.

32067. Boogiepop Returns: VS Imaginator Part 1

Kouhei Kadono

Boogiepop Returns: VS Imaginator Part 1 is the second novel in the Boogiepop series by Kouhei Kadono, and was illustrated by Kouji Ogata.

32068. Homely Girl: A Life

Arthur Miller

Homely Girl: A Life is a 1992 collection of three short stories by Arthur Miller. In Britain the collection was published under the title Plain Girl

32072. Notes on Nursing

Florence Nightingale

Notes on Nursing: What it is and What it is Not is a book first published by Florence Nightingale in 1859. A 136-page volume, it was intended to give hints on nursing to those entrusted with the health of others. Florence Nightingale stressed that it was not meant to be a …

32074. Empire of Capital

Ellen Meiksins Wood

Ellen Meiksins Wood's analysis of capitalist economic imperialism.

32075. Profession of Violence

John Pearson

Profession of Violence is a book written by John Pearson.

32077. The House of Hunger

Dambudzo Marechera

The House of Hunger is a short story collection by the late Dambudzo Marechera. Subtitled Short Stories, this work is actually a collection of one novella of 80-odd pages and nine sketches / stories. The small group of texts in its entirety reflects the author’s vision of life …

32079. The Papers of Tony Veitch

William McIlvanney

The Papers of Tony Veitch is a crime novel by William McIlvanney. This book is the second in the series featuring the character Laidlaw. This series of books is recognised as the foundation of the Tartan Noir genre.

32083. The Shaving of Shagpat

George Meredith

The Shaving of Shagpat: An Arabian Entertainment is a fantasy novel by George Meredith. It was first published in hardcover by Chapman and Hall in 1856, and there have been numerous editions since. Its importance in the history of fantasy literature was recognized by its …

32088. Jacklight

Louise Erdrich

Jacklight is a 1984 poetry collection by Louise Erdrich. The collection grew from poems Erdrich wrote for her 1979 Master of Arts thesis at Johns Hopkins University.

32089. Tornado Alley

William S. Burroughs

Tornado Alley is a collection of short stories and one poem by Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs, written during the later years of his career and first published in 1989. The first edition of the book included illustrations by S. Clay Wilson. Notable pieces in the …

32092. The Life of Raymond Chandler

Frank MacShane

The Life of Raymond Chandler is a book written by Frank MacShane.

32093. Poison in Jest

John Dickson Carr

Poison In Jest, first published in 1932, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr which does not feature any of Carr's series detectives. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.

32094. A game for the living

Patricia Highsmith

A Game for the Living is a psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith.

32095. The willows at Christmas

William Horwood

The Willows at Christmas is a children's novel by English writer William Horwood, first published in 1999. It is the fourth book of the Tales of the Willows series, a collection of four sequels to Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. The Willows at Christmas is set after …

32096. Khaled: A Tale of Arabia

F. Marion Crawford

Khaled: A Tale of Arabia is a fantasy novel by F. Marion Crawford. It was first published in hardcover by Macmillan and Co. in 1891. Its importance in the history of fantasy literature was recognized by its reissuing by Ballantine Books as the thirty-ninth volume of the …

32097. Rogue in Space

Fredric Brown

Rogue in Space is a science fiction novel by Fredric Brown. It was first published in 1957. Brown expanded two earlier novelettes to form the novel.

32099. Hawk, I'm Your Brother

Byrd Baylor

Hawk, I'm Your Brother is a book written by Byrd Baylor and illustrated by Peter Parnall.

32100. This Side of Paradise

F. Scott Fitzgerald

This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post–World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive …

32101. The Gardener's Son

Cormac McCarthy

The Gardener’s Son is a screenplay by American writer Cormac McCarthy. It is the first published screenplay written by McCarthy, who primarily writes novels but has also written two plays and had three of his novels adapted into feature-length films. The story is based around a …

32102. Hegemony and Socialist Strategy

Ernesto Laclau

Written in English in 1985 by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, Hegemony and Socialist Strategy is a work of political theory in the post-Marxist tradition. Developing several sharp divergences from the tenets of canonical Marxist thought, the authors begin by tracing …

32103. In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial …

Michelle Malkin

In Defense of Internment: The Case for 'Racial Profiling' in World War II and the War on Terror is a 2004 book written by conservative American political commentator Michelle Malkin. Malkin defends the United States government's internment of Japanese Americans in relocation …

32106. The Second Trip

Robert Silverberg

The Second Trip is a 1972 science fiction novel by Robert Silverberg. Prior to its publication by Doubleday, it was published in serialized form in Amazing Stories from July to September 1971.

32108. Play with Me

Marie Hall Ets

Play with Me is a book by Marie Hall Ets.

32109. The Man of Mode

George Etherege

The Man of Mode, or, Sir Fopling Flutter is a Restoration comedy by George Etherege, written in 1676 and first performed 2 March of the same year. The play is set in Restoration London, and follows the libertine Dorimant as he tries to win over the young heiress Harriet, and to …

32110. Debunked!: ESP, Telekinesis, and Other Pseudoscience

Georges Charpak

Debunked!: ESP, Telekinesis, and Other Pseudoscience is a book by Georges Charpak and Henri Broch.

32111. Pale Phoenix

Kathryn Reiss

Pale Phoenix is a book written by Kathryn Reiss.

32112. Return to Eddarta

Randall Garrett

Return to Eddarta is a book published in 1985 that was written by Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Heydron.

32113. Soul Patch

Reed Farrel Coleman

Soul Patch is a book by Reed Farrel Coleman.

32117. An Essay on Criticism

Alexander Pope

An Essay on Criticism is one of the first major poems written by the English writer Alexander Pope. It is written in a type of rhyming verse called heroic couplets. The poem first appeared in 1711. It was written in 1709, and it is clear from Pope's correspondence that many of …

32123. The Ordeal of Richard Feverel: A History of Father …


The Ordeal of Richard Feverel: A History of Father and Son is the earliest full-length novel by George Meredith; its subject is the inability of systems of education to control human passions. It is one of a select group of standard texts that have been included in all four of …

32124. Lo!

Charles Fort

Lo! was the third published nonfiction work of the author Charles Fort. In it he details a wide range of unusual phenomena. In the final chapter of the book he proposes a new cosmology that the earth is stationary in space and surrounded by a solid shell which is ".. not …

32125. Stewards of the Flame

Sylvia Louise Engdahl

Stewards of the Flame is a book published in 2007 that was written by Sylvia Engdahl.

32129. The Betrayers

Donald Hamilton

The Betrayers is the title of the tenth novel in the Matt Helm spy series by Donald Hamilton, which originated with Death of a Citizen in 1960. This novel was first published in 1966. Up to this point, Hamilton had maintained a publishing schedule of at least one Helm novel …

32130. Dead in the Scrub

Sheri S. Tepper

Dead in the Scrub is a book written by B.J. Oliphant.

32131. Thorn Ogres of Hagwood

Robin Jarvis

Thorn Ogres of Hagwood is the first book in the Hagwood series by Robin Jarvis. It was originally published in 1999. The sequel, Dark Waters of Hagwood, is to be released in June 2013.

32132. Dagger's Edge

Anne Logston

Dagger's Edge is a book published in 1994 that was written by Anne Logston.

32133. You Can Say You Knew Me When

K. M. Soehnlein

You Can Say You Knew Me When is a novel by K.M. Soehnlein following his best seller The World of Normal Boys

32134. Leap into darkness

Leo Bretholz

Leap into Darkness is a 1998 memoir that was written by Holocaust survivor Leo Bretholz and co-author Michael Olesker.

32136. In the Grip of Winter

Colin Dann

In the Grip of Winter is the second book of The Animals of Farthing Wood series by Colin Dann. It was first published in 1981, and later republished as part one of the first "Omnibus".

32138. Ian Fleming

Andrew Lycett

Ian Fleming is a book written by Andrew Lycett.

32139. 303

Garth Ennis

32140. At the Feet of the Master

Jiddu Krishnamurti

At the Feet of the Master is a book attributed to Jiddu Krishnamurti, authored when he was fourteen years old. Written under the name Alcyone, it was first published in 1910. It has since gone through dozens of editions, and has been translated in many languages.

32141. Wanted...Mud Blossom

Betsy Byars

Wanted...Mud Blossom is a book by Betsy Byars.

32142. Tru Confessions

Janet Tashjian

Tru Confessions is the first novel by children’s book author Janet Tashjian. It is published by Henry Holt and Company; the paperback is published by Square Fish, an imprint of Macmillan. It was the basis of a popular Disney TV movie with Clara Bryant and Shia LaBeouf. The book …

32143. The Little Gentleman

Philippa Pearce

The Little Gentleman is a book written by Philippa Pearce.

32145. Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War

David Donald

Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War is a book written by David Herbert Donald.

32146. Blood of Paradise

David Corbett

Blood of Paradise is a book by David Corbett.

32147. The Heart of the Warrior

John Gregory Betancourt

The Heart of the Warrior is a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel written by John Gregory Betancourt. In Voyages of Imagination, Betancourt remarked, "Worf has always been one of my favorite characters, and I wanted to write a book about him but set in the Dominion, where he would …

32149. Will

Christopher Rush

Will is a historical fiction novel by Christopher Rush, published in 2007. It is told from the perspective of William Shakespeare as he writes his will. The book's film right were sold to Ben Kingsley's SBK pictures in 2007.

32152. The Wrong Side of the Sky

Gavin Lyall

The Wrong Side of the Sky is the debut novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1961. It is written the in first person narrative.

32153. Wayfinder's Story

Fred Saberhagen

Wayfinder's Story is a book published in 1992 and written by Fred Saberhagen.

32154. Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock …

Hallie Ephron

Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel: How to Knock 'em Dead with Style is a book by Hallie Ephron.

32155. Celebrations, Rituals of Peace and Prayer

Maya Angelou

Celebrations, Rituals of Peace and Prayer is a collection of poetry by African-American writer and poet Maya Angelou, published by Random House in 2006. The volume contains 12 poems, five of which were previously published. Critic Richard Long called two of the …

32156. Cats of the Clans

Erin Hunter

Cats of the Clans is a field guide in the Warriors novel series. It consists of biographical sketches of the Clans and cats, in the form of stories told to three kittens who died and went to StarClan. The narrator is Rock, a mysterious blind cat. The book has sold more than …

32158. The Metatemporal Detective

Michael Moorcock

The Metatemporal Detective is a collection of short fiction by the prolific award winning British fantasy writer Michael Moorcock. The stories chart the adventures of the Holmesian detective Sir Seaton Begg, his trusty sidekick Dr. Taffy Sinclair and his complex relationship …

32160. The Wizard of Lemuria

Lin Carter

The Wizard of Lemuria is a fantasy novel written by Lin Carter, the first book of his Thongor series set on the fictional ancient lost continent of Lemuria. The author's first published novel, it was initially issued in paperback by Ace Books in 1965. The author afterwards …

32165. The Missing Manatee

Cynthia DeFelice

The Missing Manatee is a book written by Cynthia DeFelice.

32166. Classic Starts: Anne of Green Gables

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) …

32175. Death of an Expert Witness

P. D. James

Death of an Expert Witness is an Adam Dalgliesh novel by P. D. James, published in 1977. It begins with the discovery of a murder of a young girl. However, this is not the focus of the novel, but rather is used as a method to introduce the reader to the staff of a forensic …

32176. Crashing Paradise

Christopher Golden

Crashing Paradise is a book published in 2007 that was written by Christopher Golden and Thomas E. Sniegoski.

32178. Master of the Books

James Moloney

Master of the Books is the second novel in a fantasy series by James Moloney. It is the sequel to The Book of Lies, which was released on 25 May 2004.

32180. Hello Summer, Goodbye

Michael G. Coney

Hello Summer, Goodbye is a science fiction novel by British author Michael G. Coney, regarded as one of his best and most representative works, It offers an unusually sympathetic portrayal of an alien race on a very strange planet. A fear of cold which is embedded in the race …

32181. Aggressor Six

Wil McCarthy

Aggressor Six is one of the earliest works by science fiction writer Wil McCarthy.

32182. Bloodstained Oz

Christopher Golden

Bloodstained Oz is a Wizard of Oz related novella by Christopher Golden and James A. Moore, and it was illustrated by Glenn Chadbourne. It was published as a limited edition hardcover by Earthling Publications in 2006. It comes with an introduction by Ray Garton. It was …

32186. Moon Mirror

Andre Norton

Moon Mirror is a collection of short stories by science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton. It was first published in hardcover by Tor Books in December 1988, and reprinted in paperback by the same publisher in August 1989 and August 1994. The book collects nine short …

32190. Designing Virtual Worlds

Richard Bartle

Designing Virtual Worlds is a book about the practice of virtual world development by Richard Bartle. It has been called "the bible of MMORPG design" and spoken of as "excellent", "seminal", "widely read", "the standard text on the subject", "the most comprehensive guide to …

32194. Oeuvres


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