The most popular books in English
from 33401 to 33600

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

33404. 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 …

33406. 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.

33407. 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 …

33408. 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 …

33413. 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.

33416. 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 …

33417. Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse

Stephen King

Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse is an anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction published by Night Shade Books in January 2008, edited by John Joseph Adams. The anthology includes 22 stories, plus an introduction by the editor. According to the anthology's official web site, …

33418. The Price of the Ticket

James Baldwin

The Price of the Ticket is a collection of James Baldwin's writing that was published in 1985. It is a collection of essays spanning more than 40 years. These are Baldwin's commentaries on race in America.

33419. 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. …

33420. Merry Christmas, Strega Nona

Tomie dePaola

Merry Christmas, Strega Nona is a book published in 1986 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

33422. Goethe: Selected Works (The Sorrows of Young …

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One of the towering figures of world literature, Goethe has never held quite as prominent a place in the English-speaking world as he deserves. This collection of his four major works, together with a selection of his finest letters and poems, shows that he is not only one of …

33424. 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 …

33426. Class Reunion

Franz Werfel

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

33434. 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.

33438. Predator: Forever Midnight

John Shirley

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

33439. Back

Henry Green

Back is a novel written by British writer Henry Green and published in 1946.

33441. 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.

33442. 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 …

33445. 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 …

33447. The Coming of the New Deal, Vol. II, The Age of …

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

The Coming of the New Deal, Vol. II, The Age of Roosevelt is a book written by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

33450. The Bombay Boomerang

Franklin W. Dixon

The Bombay Boomerang is Volume 49 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Vincent Buranelli in 1970.

33452. David Copperfield

Charles Dickens

David Copperfield, is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens. It was first published as a serial in 1849–50, and as a book in 1850. Many elements of the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of his novels. In the preface to the 1867 …

33454. 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 …

33464. 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.

33465. Out of Space and Time

Clark Ashton Smith

Out of Space and Time is a collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories by author Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1942 and was the third book published by Arkham House. 1,054 copies were printed. A British hardcover appeared from Neville Spearman in …

33469. 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 …

33471. 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 …

33474. Eclipse Corona

John Shirley

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

33480. Points for a Compass Rose

Evan S. Connell

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

33490. The Jukebox Queen of Malta

Nicholas Rinaldi

The Jukebox Queen of Malta is the second novel by American author Nicholas Rinaldi, first published in 1999 by Bantam Press.

33492. 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 …

33493. The Paradise Game

Brian Stableford

The Paradise Game is a book published in 1974 that was written by Brian Stableford.

33498. Jonestown: The Power and the Myth of Alan Jones

Chris Masters

Jonestown: The Power and The Myth of Alan Jones is a controversial 2006 biography of radio personality Alan Jones by Chris Masters. The biography deals in part with Jones's sexuality; Masters asserts that Jones is homosexual, something that Jones does not self-identify with. …

33501. The Von Bülow affair

William Wright

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

33502. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

The young Robert Louis Stevenson suffered from repeated nightmares of living a double life, in which by day he worked as a respectable doctor and by night he roamed the back alleys of old-town Edinburgh. In three days of furious writing, he produced a story about his dream …

33504. Roger Fry

Virginia Woolf

Roger Fry: A Biography is a biography of Roger Fry written by Virginia Woolf.

33505. The North Ship

Philip Larkin

The North Ship is a collection of poems by Philip Larkin, and was published in 1945 by Reginald A. Caton's Fortune Press. Caton did not pay his writers and expected them to buy a certain number of copies themselves. A similar arrangement had been used in 1934 by Dylan Thomas for …

33508. The Scarecrows

Robert Westall

The Scarecrows is a young-adult novel by Robert Westall, published by Chatto & Windus in 1981. It is a psychological novel with a supernatural twist, featuring a thirteen-year-old boy's reaction to his mother's courtship and remarriage six years after his father's death. It …

33509. The Tree of Life

Hugh Nissenson

The Tree of Life is a book by Hugh Nissenson.

33510. That Pesky Rat

Lauren Child

That Pesky Rat is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Lauren Child and published by Orchard UK in 2002. It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize in ages category 6–8 years and it was commended runner up for the Kate Greenaway Medal from the professional librarians, …

33511. 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 …

33512. 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 …

33514. 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.

33515. Wasted: The Preppie Murder

Linda Wolfe

Wasted: The Preppie Murder is a book by Linda Wolfe, published by Simon & Schuster in 1989. It tell the story of Jennifer Levin's murder by Robert E. Chambers Jr..

33520. Angel Eyes

Loren D. Estleman

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

33521. 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.

33523. Farside Cannon

Roger MacBride Allen

Farside Cannon is a science fiction novel by Roger McBride Allen, also the author of The Ring of Charon and The Shattered Sphere.

33525. 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 …

33527. The Queen of Zamba

L. Sprague de Camp

The Queen of Zamba is a science fiction novel written by L. Sprague de Camp, the first book of his Viagens Interplanetarias series and its subseries of stories set on the fictional planet Krishna. It was written between November 1948 and January 1949 and first published in the …

33530. 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 …

33538. Introduction to the Old Testament as Scripture

Brevard Childs

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

33539. 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 …

33546. 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 …

33548. Thomas More

Richard Marius

Thomas More is a book written by Richard Marius.

33549. Shadows on the Hill

Jackie Cassada

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

33551. Tempted Champions

Yvonne Navarro

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

33552. Tribes of Redwall Badgers

Brian Jacques

Tribes of Redwall Badgers was published in 2001 as an accessory to the Redwall series by Brian Jacques.

33554. Billingsgate Shoal

Rick Boyer

Billingsgate Shoal is a book by Rick Boyer.

33555. A Gentleman's Guide to Graceful Living

Michael Dahlie

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

33557. 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 …

33561. The Grass Widow

Teri Holbrook

The Grass Widow is a book written by Teri Holbrook.

33562. Fragments

Jeffry W. Johnston

Fragments is a book by Jeffry W. Johnston.

33563. Sano Ichiro, V.14 - The Cloud Pavilion

Laura Joh Rowland

A fortress in the sky... Japan, 1701. A woman is brutally attacked within a bamboo prison as clouds swirl around her head. Meanwhile, at Edo Castle, samurai detective turned chamberlain Sano Ichiro is suspicious of his old rival, Yanagisawa, who has been oddly cooperative since …

33567. 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.

33569. The Case Against Barack Obama: The Unlikely Rise and …

David Freddoso

The Case Against Barack Obama: The Unlikely Rise and Unexamined Agenda of the Media's Favorite Candidate, by author David Freddoso, is a bestselling book published in late 2008, providing a critical examination of the life and opinions of the then United States presidential …

33571. Space Tug

Murray Leinster

Space Tug is a YA science fiction novel by author Murray Leinster. It was published in 1953 by Shasta Publishers in an edition of 5,000 copies. It is the second novel in the author's Joe Kenmore series. Groff Conklin gave it a mixed review in Galaxy, noting that it held "plenty …

33573. Night fall

Joan Aiken & Others

Night fall is a book by Joan Aiken.

33577. 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 …

33580. 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 …

33581. Image

Mel Odom

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

33582. 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.

33589. How Hedley Hopkins did a dare, robbed a grave, made …

Paul Jennings

Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin especially bald headed, long armed Victor. But if he could just fulfil a dare and dig out the hideous skull …

33591. 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 …

33597. The Screwtape Letters

C. S. Lewis

The Screwtape Letters is a Christian apologetic novel by C. S. Lewis. It is written in a satirical, epistolary style and while it is fictional in format, the plot and characters are used to address Christian theological issues, primarily those to do with temptation and …

33598. 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 …

33599. 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 …

33600. Bleeding Edge

Thomas Pynchon

The Washington Post“Brilliantly written… a joy to read… Bleeding Edge is totally gonzo, totally wonderful. It really is good to have Thomas Pynchon around, doing what he does best.” (Michael Dirda)It is 2001 in New York City, in the lull between the collapse of the dot-com boom …



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