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.

33201. The Stars Look Down

A. J. Cronin

The Stars Look Down is a 1935 novel by A. J. Cronin which chronicles various injustices in an English coal mining community. A film version was produced in 1939, and television adaptations include both Italian and British versions. The novel is set in 'Sleescale,' a mining town …

33202. The Nine Wrong Answers

John Dickson Carr

The Nine Wrong Answers, first published in 1952, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr which does not feature any of Carr's series detectives. This novel is a whodunnit mystery, with an emphasis on the puzzle aspect. The title derives from Carr's atypical use of footnotes to …

33204. China: Alive in the Bitter Sea

Fox Butterfield

China: Alive in the Bitter Sea is a book written by Fox Butterfield.

33205. Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused the Mortgage …

Paul Muolo

Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused the Mortgage and Credit Crisis is a 2008 book about the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States by investigative journalists Paul Muolo of National Mortgage News and Mathew Padilla of the Orange County Register. The book has an …

33206. The Spirit House

William Sleator

The Spirit House is a 1993 young adult novel by William Sleator. It was later followed up with the 1997 Dangerous Wishes.

33207. 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 …

33208. English Hours

Henry James

English Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1905. The book collected various essays James had written on England over a period of more than thirty years, beginning in the 1870s. The essays had originally appeared in such periodicals as The Nation, The …

33209. The Artist's Widow

Shena Mackay

The Artist's Widow is a novel written by British author Shena Mackay and first published in 1998 by Jonathan Cape. It is mentioned twice in the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide

33210. Affirmative Action Around the World

Thomas Sowell

Affirmative Action Around the World: An Empirical Study is a 2004 nonfiction work by economist Thomas Sowell.

33211. 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 …

33212. 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.

33213. Belchamber

Howard Sturgis

Belchamber is a 1904 novel by Howard Sturgis.

33214. Ghetto

Joshua Sobol

Ghetto is a play by Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol about the experiences of the Jews of the Vilna Ghetto during Nazi occupation in World War II. The play focuses on the Jewish theatre in the ghetto, incorporating live music and including as characters historical figures such as …

33216. 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.

33218. 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 …

33220. Women and Economics

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Women and Economics – A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution is a book written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and published in 1898. It is considered by many to be her single greatest work, and as with much of Gilman’s writing, the …

33223. Saint Ronan's Well

Walter Scott

Saint Ronan's Well is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. It is the only novel he wrote with a 19th-century setting.

33224. John Keats

Walter Jackson Bate

The life of Keats provides a unique opportunity for the study of literary greatness and of what permits or encourages its development. Its interest is deeply human and moral, in the most capacious sense of the words. In this authoritative biography--the first full-length life of …

33225. Sherston's Progress

Siegfried Sassoon

Sherston's Progress is the final book of Siegfried Sassoon's semi-autobiographical trilogy. It is preceded by Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man and Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. The book starts with his arrival at 'Slateford War Hospital'. The famous neurologist W. H. R. Rivers is …

33226. The Art of Leo & Diane Dillon

Byron Preiss

The Art of Leo & Diane Dillon is a 1981 book by Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon and Byron Preiss.

33228. Through a Glass, Clearly

Isaac Asimov

Through a Glass, Clearly is a collection of four short stories by Isaac Asimov. This book was only published in the United Kingdom, and not in the United States or Canada, and has generally not been available there. Its four stories were all published in other Asimov short story …

33230. The Liar's Tale: A History of Falsehood

Jeremy Campbell

The Liar's Tale: A History of Falsehood is a book by Jeremy Campbell.

33231. Predator & Prey: Vampire

Carl Bowen

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

33232. Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of ThonBoka

L. Neil Smith

Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of ThonBoka is a science fiction novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It was written by L. Neil Smith and originally published in 1983 by Del Rey, a division of Ballantine Books. It is the last of three books in The Adventures of Lando …

33234. A Smuggler's Bible

Joseph McElroy

A Smuggler's Bible is Joseph McElroy's first novel. David Brooke—who talks of himself in a split-personality manner—narrates a framing tale that consists of him "smuggling" his essence into eight autobiographical manuscripts, although their connection with Brooke is not always …

33236. 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 …

33237. 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 …

33238. Songs of Stars and Shadows

George Martin

Songs of Stars and Shadows is the second short story collection by author George R.R. Martin. The collection was first published in July 1977 and contains nine short stories.

33239. Miscellaneous Writings

H. P. Lovecraft

Miscellaneous Writings is a collection of short stories, essays and letters by author H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in 1995 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,959 copies. The volume was originally conceived by August Derleth and ultimately edited by S.T. Joshi with input from …

33241. The Grand Wheel

Barrington J. Bayley

The Grand Wheel is the eighth science fiction novel by Barrington J. Bayley. The novel follows Cheyne Scarne, a professor of "randomatics", as he is selected by the eponymous organization to represent humanity in a card game with infinitely varying rules. The name of the main …

33243. 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.

33248. 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.

33249. Dorothea Dreams

Suzy McKee Charnas

Dorothea Dreams is a 1986 novel by award winning American author Suzy McKee Charnas.

33250. I Smile Back

Amy Koppelman

We Live in an era that believes in the idea of rehabilitation and counts on the possibility of redemption. The thing is, not everyone gets better and even those who find salvation often leave a wake of destruction behind them.In the follow-up to her acclaimed debut, which drew …

33253. Bonita Faye

Margaret Moseley

Bonita Faye is a book written by Margaret Moseley.

33254. Isaac Asimov's Robot City: Prodigy

Arthur Byron Cover

Isaac Asimov's Robot City: Prodigy is a book written in 1988 by Arthur Byron Cover. It is part of the series Isaac Asimov's Robot City, which are inspired by Isaac Asimov's Robot series.

33255. 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.

33259. 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.

33260. 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.

33261. Sam the Cat Detective

Linda Stewart

Sam the Cat Detective is a book by Linda Stewart.

33262. Beat Not the Bones

Charlotte Jay

Beat Not the Bones is a 1952 suspense novel by Charlotte Jay which won the inaugural Edgar award for best novel. The novel follows the actions of a sheltered young women who arrives in New Guinea from Australia, determined to find out what really happened to her husband, the …

33264. A Catalogue of Crime: A Reader's Guide to the …

Jacques Barzun

A Catalogue of Crime is a critique of crime fiction by Jacques Barzun and Wendell Hertig Taylor, first published in 1971. The book was awarded a Special Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America in 1972. A revised and enlarged edition was published in 1989.

33265. Eclipse Corona

John Shirley

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

33268. Jandar of Callisto

Lin Carter

Jandar of Callisto is a science fiction novel written by Lin Carter, the first in his Callisto series. It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in December 1972, and reprinted twice through September 1977. The first British edition was published by Orbit Books in 1974. …

33269. 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 …

33270. The American Language

H. L. Mencken

The American Language, first published in 1919, is H. L. Mencken's book about the English language as spoken in the United States. Mencken was inspired by "the argot of the colored waiters" in Washington, as well as one of his favorite authors, Mark Twain, and his experiences on …

33271. Beer in the Snooker Club

Waguih Ghali

This reissue of the late Waguih Ghali's only novel makes us mourn his loss all the more keenly. A plainspoken writer of consummate wryness, grace, and humor, the Egyptian author chronicles the lives of a polyglot Cairene upper crust, shortly after the fall of King Farouk, who …

33272. W. E. B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the …

David L. Lewis

W. E. B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963 is the second installment of historian David Levering Lewis's two-part biography of W.E.B. Du Bois published by Henry Holt and Company in 2000. The book deals with Du Bois's involvement in the Harlem …

33273. Serpent and lily

Nikos Kazantzakis

Serpent and lily is a novel written by Nikos Kazantzakis.

33274. Skinner's Ordeal

Quintin Jardine

Skinner's Ordeal is a 1995 novel by Quintin Jardine. It is the fifth of the Bob Skinner novels.

33275. The Dark Frontier

Eric Ambler

The Dark Frontier is Eric Ambler's first novel, about whose genesis he writes: "[…] Became press agent for film star, but soon after joined big London advertising agency as copywriter and "ideas man". During next few years wrote incessantly on variety of subjects ranging from …

33280. Exotica

David Toop

Exotica: Fabricated Soundscapes in a Real World is a 1999 non-fiction book by English musician and author David Toop. The work was first published on 15 June 1999 through Serpent's Tail and focuses on the musical genre exotica.

33282. Human Is

Philip K. Dick

"Human Is" is a science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick. It was first published in Startling Stories, Winter 1955. The plot centers on the crisis facing a woman whose cold and emotionally abusive husband returns from a survey mission to the dying planet Rexor IV, changed …

33283. The Dark World

Henry Kuttner

The Dark World is a science fantasy novel by Henry Kuttner, noted for its influence on The Chronicles of Amber by Roger Zelazny. The novel was first published in the July 1946 issue of Startling Stories, then reprinted in the Winter 1954 issue of Fantastic Story Magazine. Its …

33286. Imaginary Worlds: The Art of Fantasy

Lin Carter

Imaginary Worlds: the Art of Fantasy is a study of the modern literary fantasy genre written by Lin Carter. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books in June, 1973 as the fifty-eighth volume of its celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series; it was the only …

33287. 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 …

33288. The Wind's Twelve Quarters

Ursula K. Le Guin

The Wind's Twelve Quarters is a collection of short stories by Ursula K. Le Guin, named after a line from A.E. Housman's A Shropshire Lad and first published by Harper & Row in 1975. Described by Le Guin as a retrospective, it collects 17 previously published stories, four …

33289. 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.

33291. Shooting Sean

Colin Bateman

Shooting Sean is the fourth novel of the Dan Starkey series by Northern Irish author, Colin Bateman, released on 8 May 2001 through Harper Collins. The novel was named by Hugh Macdonald as one of The Heralds "paperbacks of the week" in June 2001.

33292. Whispers in the Graveyard

Theresa Breslin

Whispers in the Graveyard is a children's novel by Theresa Breslin, published by Methuen in 1994. Breslin won the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject. In a retrospective award citation the …

33293. A Child's Good Night Book

Margaret Wise Brown

A Child's Good Night Book is a book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Jean Charlot.

33294. Frontier Living

Edwin Tunis

Frontier Living is a book by Edwin Tunis.

33295. Moe Howard and the Three Stooges

Moe Howard

Moe Howard and the Three Stooges is the autobiography of Moe Howard of The Three Stooges. He spent his final days writing his autobiography, which he tentatively titled I Stooged to Conquer. However, Howard fell ill with lung cancer in May 1975 and died before it could be …

33296. My Present Age

Guy Vanderhaeghe

My Present Age is the title of a Canadian novel by Guy Vanderhaeghe which was first published in 1984. This was Vanderhaeghe's first full-length novel after his Governor General's Award-winning debut, the short story collection Man Descending. My Present Age is a continuation of …

33298. 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 …

33299. Symposion

Plato

33300. Driving Big Davie

Colin Bateman

Driving Big Davie is the sixth novel of the Dan Starkey series by Northern Irish author, Colin Bateman, released on 5 April 2004 through Headline Publishing Group. Bateman started the novel in response to the death of Joe Strummer, lead singer of The Clash, who he stated was a …

33301. Jimmy Coates: Killer

Joe Craig

Jimmy Coates: Killer is a 2005 novel written by Joe Craig. The story revolves around 11-year-old Jimmy Coates and is mostly set in the fictional dictatorship of the "Neo-Democratic State of Great Britain". It is the first novel in the Jimmy Coates series. Shortly after the UK …

33302. Psycho House

Robert Bloch

Psycho House is a 1990 novel that Robert Bloch wrote as a sequel to his 1959 novel Psycho and 1982 novel Psycho II. The novel is not related to the 1986 film Psycho III or the 1990 film Psycho IV: The Beginning. However, it may have been inspired by the telefilm Bates Motel.

33303. The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes: A Paper Chase

Marcel Theroux

The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes: A Paper Chase is the title of a 2001 novel by Marcel Theroux. It was published in the United Kingdom in 2002 as The Paperchase. The protagonist is an Anglo-American journalist, Damien March, who inherits a dilapidated mansion in the United …

33306. A Charmed Life

Mary McCarthy

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

33308. Winter hawk

Craig Thomas

Winter Hawk is a 1987 thriller novel written by Craig Thomas. It is the novel set within a larger continuum linking many of Thomas’s other books, including some characters last seen in Firefox Down, itself a sequel to Thomas’s Firefox. Though the featured character is Mitchell …

33309. George Washington's Socks

Elvira Woodruff

George Washington's Socks is a 1991 children's novel by Elvira Woodruff. It was published by Scholastic Books and is the first book in her Time Travel Adventures series. The book has been used in classrooms to teach children about social studies and American history.

33310. When a Monster is Born

Sean Taylor

When a Monster is Born is a children's book written by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Nick Sharratt, published in 2006. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

33311. The Devil Finds Work

James Baldwin

The Devil Finds Work is a book length essay by writer James Baldwin. Published in 1976, it is both a memoir of his experiences watching movies and a critique of the racial politics of American cinema. It opens with a discussion of a Joan Crawford film, which is the first movie …

33312. A Coat of Varnish

C. P. Snow

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

33314. Before the Golden Age

Isaac Asimov

Before the Golden Age: A Science Fiction Anthology of the 1930s is an anthology of 25 science fiction stories from 1930s pulp magazines, edited by science fiction writer Isaac Asimov. It also includes "Big Game", a short story written by Asimov in 1941 and never sold. The …

33316. James Bond: The Authorized Biography of 007

John Pearson

James Bond: The Authorized Biography of 007 by John Pearson, is a fictional biography of James Bond, first published in 1973; Pearson also wrote the biography The Life of Ian Fleming. The Authorized Biography of 007 was not commissioned by Glidrose Publications. It originated as …

33318. Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture

Brevard Childs

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

33319. 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.

33320. The Temple Bombing

Melissa Fay Greene

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

33321. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

David Thomson

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film is a reference book written by film critic David Thomson, originally published by Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd in 1975 under the title A Biographical Dictionary of Cinema. Organized by personality, it is an exhaustive inventory of those …

33325. The Airman and the Carpenter: The Lindbergh …

Ludovic Kennedy

The Airman and the Carpenter: The Lindbergh Kidnapping and the Framing of Richard Hauptmann is a book written by Ludovic Kennedy.

33326. The Tale of Kieu

Nguyen Du

The Tale of Kiều is an epic poem in Vietnamese written by Nguyễn Du, and is widely regarded as the most significant work of Vietnamese literature. The original title in Vietnamese is Đoạn Trường Tân Thanh, but it is better known as Truyện Kiều. In 3,254 verses, written in lục …

33327. Outcast

José Latour

Outcast is a book written by Jose Latour.

33328. Dragon Death

Gael Baudino

Dragon Death is a novel written by Gael Baudino and published in 1992. It is the third in the Dragonsword Trilogy. The other novels are Dragonsword and Duel of Dragons.

33329. The Stephen King Illustrated Companion

Bev Vincent

The Stephen King Illustrated Companion is a book written by Bev Vincent.

33330. Pagan Theology

Michael York

Pagan Theology: Paganism as a World Religion is a taxonomical study of various world religions which argues for a new definition of the word "paganism". It was written by the British religious studies scholar Michael York of Bath Spa University and first published by New York …

33331. 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 …

33332. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman …

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume …

33334. The Big Fix

Roger L. Simon

The Big Fix is a book written by Roger L. Simon.

33335. Thomas More

Richard Marius

Thomas More is a book written by Richard Marius.

33336. In the Next Galaxy

Ruth Stone

In the Next Galaxy is the book written by Ruth Stone.

33337. Shadows on the Hill

Jackie Cassada

Shadows on the Hill is a book published in 1996 that was written by Jackie Cassada.

33339. Tempted Champions

Yvonne Navarro

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

33340. A Gentleman's Guide to Graceful Living

Michael Dahlie

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

33341. The Children of Pride

Robert Manson Myers

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

33342. Endangered Species

Nancy Holder

Endangered Species is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel. Tagline: "Can Angel rid the world of all vampires?"

33343. Other Bells for Us to Ring

Robert Cormier

Other Bells for Us to Ring is the U.S. author Robert Cormier’s first novel for young readers. Prior to this he published three novels for adults, six novels for teenagers and one volume of short stories for teenagers. The book was published in the United Kingdom in 1991 under …

33345. The Hungry Tiger of Oz

Ruth Plumly Thompson

The Hungry Tiger of Oz is the twentieth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the sixth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was Illustrated by John R. Neill.

33346. The Sword of Cortes

Rob Kidd

The Sword of Cortes is a book published in 2006 that was written by Rob Kidd.

33347. Otherspace

David Stahler, Jr.

Otherspace is the third and final book in the Truesight trilogy, following Truesight and The Seer. It is a young adult science fiction novel by American author David Stahler Jr.

33348. Witch Hill

Marcus Sedgwick

Witch Hill is a book written by Marcus Sedgwick.

33351. Greylands

Isobelle Carmody

Greylands is a 1997 young-adult novel by Isobelle Carmody. It follows the story of Jack who in order to come to terms with his mother's death writes a story in which he enters another world where he confronts his fears and finds answers to his questions. In 2012, Greylands was …

33352. The Crimson Gold

Voronica Whitney-Robinson

The Crimson Gold is a Fantasy novel by Voronica Whitney-Robinson, set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe. It is the third novel in "The Rogues" series.

33353. Fragments

Jeffry W. Johnston

Fragments is a book by Jeffry W. Johnston.

33355. Hopscotch

Brian Garfield

Hopscotch is a 1975 novel by Brian Garfield, in which a CIA field officer walks away from the Agency in order to keep from being retired in place behind a desk, and invites the Agency to pursue him by writing an exposé and mailing chapters of it piecemeal to all the major …

33356. Union Street

Pat Barker

Union Street is the first novel by English author Pat Barker, published by Virago Press in 1982. It describes the lives of seven working class women living on Union Street and how they respond to the changes brought about by deindustrialisation. It is set in northeastern England …

33359. The Count and the Confession: A True Murder Mystery

John Taylor

The Count and the Confession: A True Murder Mystery is a book by John Taylor.

33360. Me . . . Jane

Patrick McDonnell

Me . . . Jane is a book written by Patrick McDonnell.

33361. What Price Honor?

Dave Stern

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

33364. To The Last Breath

Carlton Stowers

To The Last Breath is a book written by Carlton Stowers.

33365. 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.

33371. Wall Around a Star

edited by Frederik Pohl

Wall Around a Star is the second book of the Saga of Cuckoo series, following Farthest Star. The author is Frederik Pohl, in collaboration with Jack Williamson. The book was published by Del Rey Books on January 12, 1983, with an ISBN of 0-345-28995-1. The cover art for the 1983 …

33372. A Murder in Virginia

Suzanne Lebsock

A Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial is a book by Suzanne Lebsock detailing the cases surrounding the murder of Lucy Pollard in 1895 in Lunenburg County, Virginia. It won the 2004 Parkman Prize. Published in 2003, it is the story of three African-American women who in …

33373. 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.

33375. The Fifth Elephant

Terry Pratchett

The Fifth Elephant is the 24th Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett. It introduces the clacks, a long-distance semaphore system. The novel was nominated for the Locus Award in 2000.

33376. Image

Mel Odom

Image is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel.

33377. Dead man's cell phone

Sarah Ruhl

Dead Man's Cell Phone is a play by Sarah Ruhl. It explores the paradox of modern technology's ability to both unite and isolate people in the digital age. The play was awarded a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play.

33378. The Saint on Guard

Leslie Charteris

The Saint on Guard is a collection of two mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United States in 1944 by The Crime Club, and in the United Kingdom in 1945 by Hodder and Stoughton. This book continues the adventures of Charteris' creation, Simon Templar, …

33390. Prison Blues

Anna C Salter

Prison Blues is a book written by Anna C Salter.

33392. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a high fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in 1950. It was the first published of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia and the best known; among all the author's books it is the most widely held in …

33393. 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.

33394. Grandpa Green

Lane Smith

Grandpa Green is a children’s book by author and illustrator Lane Smith. It was published by Roaring Brook Press in 2011 and was selected as a Caldecott Honor Book in 2012.

33395. 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 …

33397. Sweet Tooth

Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth is a novel by the English writer Ian McEwan, published on 21 August 2012. It deals with the experiences of its protagonist, Serena Frome, during the early 1970s. After graduating from Cambridge she is recruited by MI5, and becomes involved in a covert program to …

33398. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

David Sedaris

"Sedaris is a remarkably skilled storyteller and savvy essayist....And based, on this latest collection, he's getting only better." ---Los Angeles Times A guy walks into a bar car and...From here the story could take many turns. When the guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities …

33399. Bad Monkey

Carl Hiaasen

Andrew Yancy—late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be-late of the Monroe County sheriff’s office—has a human arm in his freezer. There’s a logical (Hiaasenian) explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its shadowy owner. Yancy thinks the …

33400. MaddAddam

Margaret Atwood

MaddAddam is a novel by Canadian writer Margaret Atwood, published on 29 August 2013. Maddaddam concludes the dystopian trilogy which began with Oryx and Crake and continued with The Year of the Flood. While the plot from these previous novels run along a parallel timeline, …



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