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.

33401. 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

33402. Alexander (Modern Voices)

Klaus Mann

A significant contribution in the formation of 20th-century German literature, this historical fantasy takes Alexander the Great for its subject, looking at his life and career, and examining his obsession with conquest and supremacy regardless of its effects on his friends and …

33403. Baron Bagge Count Luna

Alexander Lernet-Holenia

Two short novels deal with the experiences of a military officer at the close of World War I, and with the guilt of an industrialist who inadvertently causes Count Luna to be sent to a concentration camp in war-torn Europe

33405. 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 …

33408. 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 …

33414. Voices Made Night

Mia Couto

Voices Made Night is a collection of short stories by the Mozambican author Mia Couto. The stories were first published in Mozambique in 1986 and later picked up by the Portuguese publishing house Caminho and released in Lisbon, in 1987. Written at the height of the Mozambican …

33416. 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

33422. Right and Left

Joseph Roth

Joseph Roth has been described as "one of the greatest writers in German of this century" (The Times).With tragic foresight, Right and Left, first published in 1929, evokes the nightlife, corruption, political unrest, and economic tyranny of Berlin in the twenties, the same …

33428. The Crimson Circle

Edgar Wallace

The Crimson Circle is a 1922 crime novel by the British writer Edgar Wallace. Scotland Yard tackle a secret league of blackmailers known as The Crimson Circle.

33430. She and Allan

H. Rider Haggard

She and Allan is a novel by H. Rider Haggard, first published in 1921. It brought together his two most popular characters, Ayesha from She, and Allan Quatermain from King Solomon's Mines. Its significance was recognized by its republication by the Newcastle Publishing Company …

33431. Coots in the North

Arthur Ransome

Coots in the North is the name given by Arthur Ransome's biographer, Hugh Brogan, to an incomplete Swallows and Amazons novel found in Ransome's papers. Brogan edited and published the first few chapters as a fragment with a selection of Ransome's other short stories in 1988. …

33436. 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 …

33443. 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.

33446. Predator: Forever Midnight

John Shirley

Predator: Forever Midnight is a book published in 2006 that was written by John Shirley.

33452. 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.

33455. 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.

33461. High Couch of Silistra

Janet Morris

Returning Creation is the alternate title for High Couch of Silistra, the first book in the Silistra quartet, by Janet Morris. Published in 1977 by Bantam Books, High Couch of Silistra was the debut title of her writing career. It was one of the first science fiction/fantasy …

33463. Bonita Faye

Margaret Moseley

Bonita Faye is a book written by Margaret Moseley.

33465. Urn Burial

Robert Westall

Urn Burial is a 1987 young adult science fiction novel by Robert Westall. It involves alien races who resemble cats and dogs.

33474. 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 …

33480. Mrs Eckdorf in O'Neill's Hotel

William Trevor

Mrs. Eckdorf in O'Neill's Hotel is a novel written by William Trevor, first published by The Bodley Head in 1969. The book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1970.

33486. 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 …

33487. 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 …

33490. Tonguing the Zeitgeist

Lance Olsen

Tonguing the Zeitgeist is a Avantpop novel by Lance Olsen, published in 1994 by Permeable Press. Finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award, it is a work of speculative fiction satirizing the commodification of the arts.

33493. Imperial China: 900–1800

Frederick W. Mote

Imperial China: 900–1800 is a book of history written by F. W. Mote, Professor of Chinese History and Civilization, Emeritus, at Princeton University. The book was published in 1999 by Harvard University Press, ISBN 0-674-01212-7.

33499. Where the Buffaloes Begin

Olaf Baker

Where the Buffaloes Begin is a book written by Olaf Baker and illustrated by Stephen Gammell.

33500. The Tree of Life

Hugh Nissenson

The Tree of Life is a book by Hugh Nissenson.

33501. Swimming in the volcano

Bob Shacochis

Swimming in the volcano is a book written by Bob Shacochis.

33502. 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 …

33504. Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Rendezvous with Destiny

Frank Burt Freidel

Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Rendezvous with Destiny is a book written by Frank Burt Freidel.

33507. 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 …

33510. Angel Eyes

Loren D. Estleman

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

33517. The Ultimate Resource

Julian Lincoln Simon

The Ultimate Resource is a 1981 book written by Julian Lincoln Simon challenging the notion that humanity was running out of natural resources. It was revised in 1996 as The Ultimate Resource 2.

33523. The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to …

Nina Bernstein

The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care is a book by Nina Bernstein.

33531. The Covenant

James A. Michener

The Covenant is a historical novel by American author James A. Michener, published in 1980.

33535. Penrod Jashber

Booth Tarkington

Penrod Jashber is the third book in a series by Booth Tarkington about the adventures of Penrod Schofield, an 11-year-old middle-class boy in a small city in the pre-World War I Midwestern United States. Initially serialized in Cosmopolitan]] and published in 1929, it was …

33537. Thomas More

Richard Marius

Thomas More is a book written by Richard Marius.

33541. The Conduct of Major Maxim

Gavin Lyall

The Conduct of Major Maxim is a third person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1982, and the second of his series of novels with the character “Harry Maxim” as the main protagonist.

33542. The Well of Darkness

Randall Garrett

The Well of Darkness is a book published in 1984 that was written by Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Heydron.

33543. Sweet Sixteen

Scott Ciencin

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

33545. 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 …

33549. Gallery Whispers

Quintin Jardine

Gallery Whispers is a 1999 detective novel by Quintin Jardine. It is the ninth of the Bob Skinner novels.

33551. The Bronze of Eddarta

Randall Garrett

The Bronze of Eddarta is a book published in 1983 that was written by Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Heydron.

33552. Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning

Christopher Bishop

Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning is a book written by Christopher M. Bishop.

33554. The Sirens of Surrentum

Caroline Lawrence

The Sirens of Surrentum is a children's historical novel set in Roman times by Caroline Lawrence. The novel is the eleventh in The Roman Mysteries series.

33556. 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.

33558. Witch Hill

Marcus Sedgwick

Witch Hill is a book written by Marcus Sedgwick.

33563. The Grass Widow

Teri Holbrook

The Grass Widow is a book written by Teri Holbrook.

33567. 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 …

33575. The Shattered Mask

Richard Lee Byers

The Shattered Mask is a fantasy novel by Richard Lee Byers, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It was published in paperback in June 2001, with a paperback reissue in July 2007.

33576. Stronghold Rising

Lisanne Norman

Stronghold Rising is the sixth book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 2000 that was written by Lisanne Norman.

33582. Night's Black Agents

Fritz Leiber

Night's Black Agents is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Fritz Leiber. It was released in 1947 and was the author's first book. It was published by Arkham House in an edition of 3,084 copies. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines …

33593. 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 …

33596. 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.



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