The most popular books in English
from 33001 to 33200

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.

33002. With the next man everything will be different

Eva Heller

Dissatisfied with her relationship with her boyfriend, Constance Wechselburger, a graduate film student, embarks on a disheartening, confusing quest in search of her vision of the ideal intellectual mate

33004. Eve's Ransom

George Gissing

Between 1880 and 1903 George Gissing wrote 23 novels. His early works were naturalistic and later he wrote in a realistic style. Gissing it considered to be a late Victorian author. Eve's Ransom was written in 1895. Eve's Ransom is a story of a young man who loves a woman who …

33005. The Archaeology of Death and Burial

Michael Parker Pearson

The Archaeology of Death and Burial is an archaeological study by the English archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson, then a professor at the University of Sheffield. It was first published in 1999 by Sutton Publishing Limited, and later republished by The History Press. Parker …

33010. Two Cities

John Edgar Wideman

Two Cities is a novel by the American writer John Edgar Wideman set in the Pennsylvania cities of Pittsburgh and Philadelphia during the 1990s. The novel tells the story of Kassima, a widow in mourning for her husband and two sons who died in the streets of Pittsburgh. Martin …

33011. The Outcry

Henry James

The Outcry is a novel by Henry James published in 1911. This light comedy was originally conceived as a play. James cast the material in a three-act drama in 1909, but like so many of his plays, it failed to be produced. In 1911 James converted the play into a novel, which was …

33013. Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin

John D'Emilio

Lost Prophet : The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin is a book written by John D'Emilio.

33014. No Matter How Much You Promise to Cook or Pay the …

Edgardo Vega Yunqué

No Matter How Much You Promise to Cook or Pay the Rent You Blew It Cauze Bill Bailey Ain't Never Coming Home Again is a 2003 novel by Edgardo Vega Yunqué. The author has called it a "jazz novel." Bill Bailey is set in New York City in the 1980s, and tells the saga of Billy …

33015. William Does His Bit

Richmal Crompton

William Does His Bit is the 23rd book of children's short stories in the Just William series by Richmal Crompton. This book contains 10 stories. It was first published in 1940, and the first published versions are now collectors' items and relatively rare. Like its immediate …

33018. Destiny's Journey

Alfred Döblin

Destiny's Journey is a 1949 autobiography by German author Alfred Döblin. In this book Döblin gives an account of his experiences of exile and war between 1940 and 1948. Beginning with his flight from Paris on the eve of the Nazi invasion, Destiny's Journey chronicles his escape …

33019. Forewords and Afterwords

W. H. Auden

Forewords and Afterwords is a prose book by W. H. Auden published in 1973. The book contains 46 essays by Auden on literary, historical, and religious subjects, written between 1943 and 1972 and slightly revised for this volume. The essays include Auden's introduction to The …

33020. Gorgeous lies

Martha McPhee

Gorgeous Lies is a 2002 novel written by Martha McPhee. It is a sequel to her first book, Bright Angel Time.

33023. Bertram Cope's Year

Henry Blake Fuller

Bertram Cope's Year is a 1919 novel by Henry Blake Fuller, sometimes called the first American homosexual novel.

33025. The Moment of Eclipse

Brian Aldiss

The Moment of Eclipse is a 1970 collection of science fiction short stories written by Brian Aldiss between 1965 and 1970. In 1972, the collection, in its entirety, received the first BSFA Award for short fiction published in 1970-71.

33026. Song of the Gargoyle

Zilpha Keatley Snyder

The Song of the Gargoyle is a 1991 book for young readers by Zilpha Keatley Snyder. Set in the middle ages, it tells the story of a young boy named Tymmon who lives with his father Komus, the court jester of Austerneve. When Komus is abducted by an anonymous man with a Black …

33028. Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

Oskar Morgenstern

This is the classic work upon which modern-day game theory is based. What began more than sixty years ago as a modest proposal that a mathematician and an economist write a short paper together blossomed, in 1944, when Princeton University Press published Theory of Games and …

33029. The Glory Boys

Gerald Seymour

The Glory Boys is a book written by Gerald Seymour.

33030. The Monastery

Walter Scott

The Monastery: a Romance is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. Along with The Abbot, it is one of Scott's Tales from Benedictine Sources and is set in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Elizabethan period.

33031. Monolithos

Jack Gilbert

Monolithos, Poems 1962 and 1982 is the second book of poetry by American poet Jack Gilbert. It was nominated for all three major American book awards: the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and the American Book Award. The same year Monolithos was …

33033. Class Reunion

Franz Werfel

Class Reunion is a novel by Franz Werfel first published in German in 1928.

33035. Morning Star

Simon Raven

Morning Star is Volume I of the novel sequence First Born of Egypt by Simon Raven, published in 1984. Set in 1977, the novel features a large cast of upper-class characters and continues the story from Raven’s Alms for Oblivion novel sequence.

33039. Enderby Outside

Anthony Burgess

Enderby Outside, first published in 1968 in London by William Heinemann, is the second volume in the Enderby series of comic novels by Anthony Burgess.

33041. Fire in the Minds of Men

James H. Billington

Fire in the Minds of Men: Origins of the Revolutionary Faith is a book about the spread of ideas written by James H. Billington, the current Librarian of Congress.

33043. Black Fox of Lorne

Marguerite de Angeli

Black Fox of Lorne is a 1956 children's historical novel written and illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli. This Newbery Honor Book is about tenth-century Viking twins who shipwreck on the Scottish coast and seek to avenge the death of their father. They encounter loyal clansmen …

33044. The Corn Grows Ripe

Dorothy Rhoads

The Corn Grows Ripe is a book by Dorothy Rhoads.

33045. The Perilous Road

William O. Steele

The Perilous Road is a novel, published in 1958 by William O. Steele. The book is set in Eastern Tennessee during the time of the American Civil War. In 1959, The Perilous Road was awarded the Newbery Honor.

33046. Predator & Prey: Vampire

Carl Bowen

Predator & Prey: Vampire is a book published in 2000 that was written by Carl Bowen.

33049. Means of Evil

Ruth Rendell

Means of Evil is a collection of short stories by British writer Ruth Rendell. All the stories feature her popular protagonist Inspector Wexford, and fill in important gaps in the chronology of the series, such as Inspector Burden's second marriage. They are not considered part …

33051. The Burden

Agatha Christie

The Burden is a novel written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Heinemann on 12 November 1956. Initially not published in the US, it was later issued as a paperback by Dell Publishing in September 1963. It was the last of six novels Christie wrote under the …

33054. The Lamplighter

Maria S. Cummins

The Lamplighter is a sentimental novel written by Maria Susanna Cummins and published in 1854, and a best-selling novel of its era.

33057. 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 …

33058. The Knights of the Limits

Barrington J. Bayley

The Knights of the Limits is the first science fiction collection by Barrington J. Bayley. The book collects nine short stories published between 1965 and 1978, one of which is original to this volume.

33059. The Well at the World's End

William Morris

The Well at the World's End is a fantasy novel by the British artist, poet, and author William Morris. It was first published in 1896 and has been reprinted a number of times since, most notably in two parts as the twentieth and twenty-first volumes of the Ballantine Adult …

33060. The Four False Weapons

John Dickson Carr

The Four False Weapons, first published in 1937, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Henri Bencolin. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.

33063. Amazons

Don DeLillo & Sue Buck

Amazons is a novel co-written by Don DeLillo, published under the pseudonym Cleo Birdwell in 1980. The subtitle is An Intimate Memoir By the First Woman to Play in the National Hockey League. The book was a collaboration with a former co-worker of DeLillo's, Sue Buck, and …

33065. Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell

Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a rock musical about a fictional rock and roll band fronted by a genderqueer East German singer named Hedwig. Hedwig, formerly Hansel, assumes a female persona after a botched sex change operation which was performed to allow her to marry an American …

33068. The Legacy of Vashna

Joe Dever

The Legacy of Vashna was the sixteenth book of the Lone Wolf book series written by Joe Dever and now illustrated by Brian Williams.

33071. Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell

Modesty Blaise is an action-adventure/spy fiction novel by Peter O'Donnell first published in 1965, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip in 1963.

33072. Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell

Modesty Blaise is an action-adventure/spy fiction novel by Peter O'Donnell first published in 1965, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip in 1963.

33073. Mudd's Angels

J. A. Lawrence

Mudd's Angels is a book published in 1978 that was written by J. A. Lawrence.

33077. Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America

John McWhorter

Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America is a book by John McWhorter.

33078. Loot and Other Stories

Nadine Gordimer

Loot and Other Stories is set of ten short stories by the South African writer Nadine Gordimer, published in 2003.

33080. The Hostage of Zir

L. Sprague de Camp

The Hostage of Zir is a science fiction novel written by L. Sprague de Camp, the seventh book of his Viagens Interplanetarias series and the fifth of its subseries of stories set on the fictional planet Krishna. Chronologically it is the third Krishna novel. It was first …

33083. Amazons II

Jessica Amanda Salmonson

Amazons II is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by Jessica Amanda Salmonson, with a cover by Michael Whelan. Following up her earlier anthology Amazons!, it consists like its predecessor volume of works featuring female protagonists by female authors. It was first …

33084. Sam the Cat Detective

Linda Stewart

Sam the Cat Detective is a book by Linda Stewart.

33085. True Story

Bill Maher

True Story: A Novel is a book by Bill Maher. It was Maher's first book, and his only novel. It was first published in 1994 by Random House and was published in 2000 by Simon & Schuster. The book is an episodic novel detailing the true accounts of Maher and other stand-up …

33089. Eclipse Corona

John Shirley

Eclipse Corona is a book published in 1990 that was written by John Shirley.

33091. Versed

Rae Armantrout

Versed is a book of poetry written by Rae Armantrout and published by Wesleyan University Press in 2009. It won the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry after being named a finalist for the National Book Award. Armantrout is …

33092. The Stand

Stephen King

The Stand is a post-apocalyptic horror/fantasy novel by American author Stephen King. It expands upon the scenario of his earlier short story, "Night Surf". The novel was originally published in 1978 and was later re-released in 1990 as The Stand: The Complete & Uncut …

33095. Points for a Compass Rose

Evan S. Connell

Points for a Compass Rose is a book written by Evan S. Connell.

33096. Talking Mysteries: A Conversation With Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman

Talking Mysteries: A Conversation With Tony Hillerman is a book by Tony Hillerman and Ernie Bulow.

33099. Who Fears the Devil?

Manly Wade Wellman

Who Fears the Devil? is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by American author Manly Wade Wellman. It was released in 1963 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,058 copies and was Wellman's only book released by Arkham House. The collection consists of all of Wellman's …

33100. Blooded on Arachne

Michael Bishop

Blooded on Arachne is a collection of science fiction stories by American author Michael Bishop. It was published in 1982 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,081 copies. The volume, Bishop's first short fiction collection, contains two novellas as well as two poems.

33102. The Enterprise of Law

Bruce L. Benson

The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State is a 1990 book by Bruce L. Benson, in which he challenges readers' assumptions about the nature of the legal justice system. Benson uses "economic theory to compare institutions and incentives that influence public policy and …

33103. Alias the Saint

Leslie Charteris

Alias the Saint is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United Kingdom in May 1931 by Hodder and Stoughton. This was the sixth book to feature the adventures of Simon Templar, also known as "The Saint". The three stories had …

33105. The Von Bülow affair

William Wright

The Von Bülow Affair is a book written by William Wright.

33106. Guards! Guards! - The Play

Terry Pratchett

Guards! Guards! - The Play is a book published in 1997 that was written by Stephen Briggs and Terry Pratchett.

33108. Commodore Perry In the Land of the Shogun

Rhoda Blumberg

Commodore Perry In the Land of the Shogun is a book by Rhoda Blumberg.

33109. Frontier Living

Edwin Tunis

Frontier Living is a book by Edwin Tunis.

33110. The Pixilated Peeress

L. Sprague de Camp

The Pixilated Peeress is a fantasy novel written by L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp. It is the second book in his sequence of two Neo-Napolitanian novels, following The Incorporated Knight. It was first published in hardcover by Del Rey Books in August 1991, and …

33111. The Glory That Was

L. Sprague de Camp

The Glory That Was is a science fiction novel by L. Sprague de Camp. It was first published in the science fiction magazine Startling Stories for April, 1952, and subsequently published in book form in hardcover by Avalon Books in 1960 and in paperback by Paperback Library in …

33114. Berserk

Ally Kennen

Berserk is a young adult novel by Ally Kennen, published in 2007. It has been shortlisted for the 2008 Manchester Book Award and longlisted for the 2008 Carnegie Medal. Like Beast and Bedlam, there will be a new edition of the book in May which features a new cover.

33117. Angel Eyes

Loren D. Estleman

Angel Eyes is the novel by Loren D. Estleman, second in Private Investigator Amos Walker series.

33118. A Charmed Life

Mary McCarthy

A Charmed Life is a 1955 novel written by American novelist Mary McCarthy.

33121. Embrace

Mark Behr

Embrace is a 2001 novel by South African author Mark Behr. Embrace is the story of the sexual awakening of Karl De Man, a 13-year-old pupil at the Berg, an exclusive boys' school in South Africa in the 1970s. Karl's time at school is interwoven with descriptions of his time at …

33123. Irish Cream

Andrew Greeley

Irish Cream is the eighth of the Nuala Anne McGrail series of mystery novels by Roman Catholic priest and author Father Andrew M. Greeley. It takes place in Chicago, Illinois in the present day, though the novel depicts flashbacks to events that took place in Donegal in the …

33125. A Coat of Varnish

C. P. Snow

A Coat of Varnish is a book written by C. P. Snow.

33126. Steel Rose

Kara Dalkey

Steel Rose is a fantasy novel by the American writer Kara Dalkey. Set in 1990s Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, it tells the story of T.J. Kaminski, a performance artist who is desperate to jumpstart her career. In a secret corner of Schenley Park, she conjures up elves with the power …

33127. The American Scene

Henry James

The American Scene is a book of travel writing by Henry James about his trip through the United States in 1904-1905. Ten of the fourteen chapters of the book were published in the North American Review, Harper's and the Fortnightly Review in 1905 and 1906. The first book …

33128. Cocaine papers

Sigmund Freud

Cocaine papers is a collection of works written by Sigmund Freud.

33129. View from a Height

Isaac Asimov

View from a Height is a collection of seventeen scientific essays by Isaac Asimov. It was the second of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, written between 1959 and 1962. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1963. …

33130. The Sword of Shannara

Terry Brooks

The Sword of Shannara is a 1977 epic fantasy novel by Terry Brooks. The first book of the Original Shannara Trilogy, it was followed by The Elfstones of Shannara and The Wishsong of Shannara. Heavily influenced by J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Brooks began writing The …

33133. The Emerald Scepter

Thomas M. Reid

The Emerald Scepter is a fantasy novel by Thomas M. Reid, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the third novel in "The Scions of Arrabar" trilogy. It was published in paperback in August 2005.

33134. The Design and Implementation of the 4.4 BSD …

Marshall Kirk McKusick

The Design and Implementation of the 4.4 BSD Operating System is a book written by Marshall Kirk McKusick, Keith Bostic, Michael J. Karels, and John S. Quarterman.

33138. The Mismeasure of Man

Stephen Jay Gould

The Mismeasure of Man is a 1981 book by evolutionary biologist, paleontologist, and historian of science Stephen Jay Gould, who was then a professor of geology at Harvard. The book is both a history and critique of the statistical methods and cultural motivations underlying …

33140. Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture

Brevard Childs

Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture is a book written by Brevard Childs.

33141. The Anti-Pamela; or Feign’d Innocence Detected

Eliza Fowler Haywood

The Anti-Pamela; or Feign'd Innocence Detected is a 1741 novel written by Eliza Haywood as a satire of the 1740 novel Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded by Samuel Richardson.

33142. The Temple Bombing

Melissa Fay Greene

The Temple Bombing is a book written by Melissa Fay Greene.

33143. Red Strangers

Elspeth Huxley

Red Strangers is a 1939 novel by Elspeth Huxley. The story is an account of the arrival and effects of British colonialists, told through the eyes of four generations of Kikuyu tribesmen in Kenya. The book immerses the reader so completely in the pre-Western Kikuyu culture, that …

33145. Windswept House: A Vatican Novel

Malachi Martin

Windswept House: A Vatican Novel is a novel by Roman Catholic priest and theologian Malachi Martin. The book charts the turmoil within the Catholic faith and within Vatican City.

33149. Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism …

Chas S. Clifton

Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America is a historical study of Wicca and Contemporary Paganism in the United States. It was written by the American academic Chas S. Clifton of Colorado State University-Pueblo, and published by AltaMira Press in 2005. Her …

33150. Who Made Stevie Crye?

Michael Bishop

Who Made Stevie Crye?, subtitled A Novel of the American South, is a horror novel by author Michael Bishop. It was released in 1984 by Arkham House in an edition of 3,591 copies, and later in paperback by Headline. It was the author's first novel and third book published by …

33152. Tempted Champions

Yvonne Navarro

Tempted Champions is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

33153. Sweet Sixteen

Scott Ciencin

Sweet Sixteen is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

33154. American Fairy Tales

Lyman Frank Baum

American Fairy Tales is the title of a collection of twelve fantasy stories by L. Frank Baum, published in 1901 by the George M. Hill Company, the firm that issued The Wonderful Wizard of Oz the previous year. The cover, title page, and page borders were designed by Ralph …

33155. A Private Disgrace

Victoria Lincoln

A Private Disgrace is a book written by Victoria Lincoln.

33156. When They Lay Bare

Andrew Greig

When They Lay Bare is the third novel by Scottish writer Andrew Greig.

33157. A Gentleman's Guide to Graceful Living

Michael Dahlie

A Gentleman's Guide to Graceful Living is Michael Dahlie's debut novel.

33158. The Saint in Miami

Leslie Charteris

The Saint in Miami is the title of a mystery novel by Leslie Charteris featuring his creation, Simon Templar, alias The Saint. As with an earlier release, Follow the Saint, the order of publication for this book was changed. Instead of being published first in the United Kingdom …

33159. The Children of Pride

Robert Manson Myers

The Children of Pride is a book written by Robert Manson Myers.

33161. Riding the Flume

Patricia Curtis Pfitsch

Riding the Flume is a book by Patricia Curtis Pfitsch.

33162. Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan

Chip Kidd

Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan is a 2008 book published by Pantheon Books, subsidiary of Random House, in the United States. The book was designed by Chip Kidd with the assistance of photographer Geoff Spear. It collects a Japanese shōnen manga adaptation of …

33173. Dreams of Dark and Light: The Great Short Fiction of …

Tanith Lee

Dreams of Dark and Light: The Great Short Fiction of Tanith Lee is a collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction stories by author Tanith Lee. It was released in 1986 and was the author's first book published by Arkham House . It was published in an edition of 3,957 copies.

33180. The Worshippers and the Way

Hugh Cook

The Worshippers and the Way is a book published in 1992 that was written by Hugh Cook.

33181. What Price Honor?

Dave Stern

What Price Honor? is a Star Trek: Enterprise novel, which was released on October 29, 2002.

33183. Venus and Adonis

William Shakespeare

Venus and Adonis is a poem by William Shakespeare, written in 1592–1593, with a plot based on passages from Ovid's Metamorphoses. It is a complex, kaleidoscopic work, using constantly shifting tone and perspective to present contrasting views of the nature of love.

33187. Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the …

Alexandra Harris

Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper is a book written by Alexandra Harris.

33190. Forest

Sonya Hartnett

Forest is a novel written by the award-winning Australian novelist, Sonya Hartnett. It was first published in 2001 in Australia by Viking.

33193. Native Son

Richard Wright

Native Son is a novel by American author Richard Wright. The novel tells the story of 20-year-old Bigger Thomas, a black American youth living in utter poverty in a poor area on Chicago's South Side in the 1930s. While not apologizing for Bigger's crimes, Wright portrays a …

33196. The Age of Bronze

Rob Kidd

The Age of Bronze is a book published in 2006 that was written by Rob Kidd.

33197. Reposition Yourself: Living Life Without Limits

T. D. Jakes

Reposition Yourself: Living Life Without Limits is a 2008 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Instructional nominated book by T. D. Jakes.

33198. Eragon

Christopher Paolini

Eragon is the first novel in the Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini, who began writing at the age of 15. After writing the first draft for a year, Paolini spent a second year rewriting and fleshing out the story and characters. Paolini's parents saw the final manuscript …

33199. The Bone Season

Samantha Shannon

A TODAY BOOK CLUB PICK! It is the year 2059. Several major world cities are under the control of a security force called Scion. Paige Mahoney works in the criminal underworld of Scion London, part of a secret cell known as the Seven Seals. The work she does is unusual: scouting …

33200. A Tale for the Time Being

Ruth Ozeki

A brilliant, unforgettable, and long-awaited novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki “A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.” In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there’s only one …



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