The most popular books in English
from 33601 to 33800

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.

33601. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quintessential …

Douglas Adams

Panic! It's the last installment of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, with a brand new full-cast dramatization of Mostly Harmless, the final book in Douglas Adams' famous "trilogy in five parts." While frequent flyer Arthur Dent searches the universe for his lost love, Ford …

33602. 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 …

33605. 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 …

33607. Serenity House

Christopher Hope

Serenity House is a book written by Christopher Hope.

33608. 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 …

33609. 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 …

33610. 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 …

33611. Affirmative Action Around the World

Thomas Sowell

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

33613. 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.

33614. Belchamber

Howard Sturgis

Belchamber is a 1904 novel by Howard Sturgis.

33619. Between Barack and a hard place

Tim Wise

Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama is a non-fiction book by the anti-racist writer and educator Tim Wise, published by City Lights in 2009. In the book Wise argues that the election of Barack Obama did not signal the end of racism in …

33620. 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.

33621. The Glory Boys

Gerald Seymour

The Glory Boys is a book written by Gerald Seymour.

33622. The Old Reliable

P. G. Wodehouse

The Old Reliable is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on April 18, 1951 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on October 11, 1951 by Doubleday & Co, New York. The novel was serialised in Collier's magazine from 24 June to 22 July …

33623. Peveril of the Peak

Walter Scott

Peveril of the Peak is the longest novel by Sir Walter Scott. Along with Ivanhoe, Woodstock and Kenilworth, this is one of Scott's English novels, with the main action taking place around 1678.

33624. 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 …

33625. 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.

33631. Predator: Forever Midnight

John Shirley

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

33632. The Theory of Evolution

John Maynard Smith

The Theory of Evolution is a book by English evolutionary biologist and geneticist John Maynard Smith, originally published in 1958 in time for 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the centenary of the publication of The Origin of Species the following year. It …

33633. The Fever Tree

Ruth Rendell

The Fever Tree is a collection of short stories by British author Ruth Rendell. It was first published in 1982.

33635. 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 …

33637. 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 …

33640. How to Kill a Dragon

Calvert Watkins

How to Kill a Dragon: Aspects of Indo-European Poetics is a 1995 book about comparative Indo-European poetics by the linguist and classicist Calvert Watkins. It was first published on November 16, 1995 through Oxford University Press and is both an introduction to comparative …

33641. 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.

33642. Reef of Death

Paul Zindel

Reef of Death is a 1998 young adult novel by Paul Zindel published by HarperCollins and Hyperion and is the fifth book of "The Zone Unknown" series. Set in Australia, it is an adventure story with elements of horror.

33647. The Shadowers

Donald Hamilton

The Shadowers is a novel by Donald Hamilton first published in 1964, continuing the exploits of assassin Matt Helm. It was the seventh novel of the series.

33648. Dorothea Dreams

Suzy McKee Charnas

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

33649. Going Postal

Terry Pratchett

Going Postal is Terry Pratchett's 33rd Discworld novel, released in the United Kingdom on 25 September 2004. Unlike most of Pratchett's Discworld novels, Going Postal is divided into chapters, a feature previously seen only in Pratchett's children's books and the Science of …

33650. 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.

33652. Mudd's Angels

J. A. Lawrence

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

33656. Language Made Plain

Anthony Burgess

Language Made Plain by Anthony Burgess is a brief overview of the field of linguistics. Without dealing specifically with any one language, it provides an introduction to semantics, phonetics, and the development of language. Burgess later incorporated most of Language Made …

33661. Eclipse Corona

John Shirley

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

33664. 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. …

33668. Skinner's Ordeal

Quintin Jardine

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

33671. 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 …

33672. 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 …

33673. 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.

33675. Stranglers' Moon

E. E. "Doc" Smith

Stranglers' Moon is a 1976 science fiction novel written by Stephen Goldin, the second book in the Family D'Alembert series, the first of which was expanded by Goldin from a novella by E.E. “Doc” Smith.

33677. 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.

33679. 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.

33681. Inside freight train

Donald Crews

Freight Train is a 24 page children's picture book written and illustrated by Donald Crews. It lacks any story, but rather describes the inner workings of a large cargo train. It was named one of 1979's Caldecott Honor books. It has been included in such lists of top children's …

33683. 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 …

33685. Watteau in Venice

Philippe Sollers

Watteau in Venice is a novel by French author Philippe Sollers published in 1991 by Editions Gallimard, later translated into English by Alberto Manguel, and then published in 1994 by Charles Scribner's Sons. The novel is a satirical story of art theft in Venice, including a …

33687. Commodore Perry In the Land of the Shogun

Rhoda Blumberg

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

33688. Knight Crusader

Ronald Welch

Knight Crusader, "the story of Philip d'Aubigny", is a children's historical novel by Ronald Welch, first published by Oxford in 1954 with illustrations by William Stobbs. It is set primarily in the Crusader states of Outremer in the twelfth century and features the Battle of …

33689. The Rooster Crows

Maud Petersham

The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles, written and illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham, is a 1945 picture book published by Simon & Schuster. The Rooster Crows was a Caldecott Medal winner for illustration in 1946. This book is a collection of …

33690. Frontier Living

Edwin Tunis

Frontier Living is a book by Edwin Tunis.

33691. 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 …

33692. A Time for Judas

Morley Callaghan

A Time for Judas is a novel by Canadian author Morley Callaghan, published by Macmillan of Canada in 1983. It tells the story of a man in modern times who discovers tablets written by a scribe named Philo of Crete or Philo the Greek. In the story, these tablets are from the time …

33695. 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 …

33696. 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.

33701. A Charmed Life

Mary McCarthy

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

33703. 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.

33705. A Vaudeville of Devils: Seven Moral Tales

Robert Girardi

A Vaudeville of Devils: 7 Moral Tales is a collection of short stories and novellas by Robert Girardi.

33707. 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 …

33709. Alien Nation

Alan Dean Foster

In the not-too-distant future, a spaceship crashlands in Los Angeles, and aliens infiltrate the city's crime fighting force where only one tough detective sees the evil of these "harmless" creatures, one of whom becomes his partner

33713. 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 …

33714. In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of …

Daniel Kevles

In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity is a book by Daniel Kelves.

33720. 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.

33723. Profit from the Core

Chris Zook

Profit from the Core: Growth Strategy in an Era of Turbulence is a non-fiction book on business strategy by American business consultant Chris Zook with James Allen. This is the first book in his Profit from the Core trilogy. The book is followed by Beyond the Core released in …

33724. 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.

33726. Judgment Night

C. L. Moore

Judgment Night is a 1952 collection of science fiction short stories by C. L. Moore. It was first published by Gnome Press in 1952 in an edition of 4,000 copies. The collection contains the stories that Moore selected as the best of her longer work. The stories all originally …

33727. The Christmas tree

Jennifer Johnston

The Christmas Tree is Irish author Jennifer Johnston's sixth novel, first published in 1981 by Hamish Hamilton. It has been suggested by The Irish Times as being her finest work, and was chosen by the Irish Independent to be published as one of the books its "Irish Women …

33730. 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 …

33733. 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 …

33737. In the Next Galaxy

Ruth Stone

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

33740. The Fairy Caravan

Beatrix Potter

The Fairy Caravan is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and first published in 1929.

33743. 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.

33744. The Last Billable Hour

Susan Wolfe

The Last Billable Hour is a book by Susan Wolfe.

33745. The Saint on the Spanish Main

Leslie Charteris

The Saint on the Spanish Main is a collection of short stories by Leslie Charteris, first published in 1955 by The Crime Club in the United States and Hodder and Stoughton in the United Kingdom. This book continues the adventures of Simon Templar, alias The Saint, and is the …

33746. 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.

33747. Flush!: The Scoop on Poop Throughout the Ages

Charise Mericle Harper

Flush!: The Scoop on Poop throughout the Ages is a 2007 non-fiction children's book written and illustrated by Charise Mericle Harper.

33749. Pursuit & Persuasion

Sally Wright

Pursuit & Persuasion is a book written by Sally Wright.

33750. The Grass Widow

Teri Holbrook

The Grass Widow is a book written by Teri Holbrook.

33757. 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.

33758. Me . . . Jane

Patrick McDonnell

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

33762. Stronghold Rising

Lisanne Norman

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

33764. A Mere Interlude

Thomas Hardy

"A Mere Interlude" is a short story by Thomas Hardy. It was first published in The Bolton Weekly Journal in October 1885. The story was reprinted in the collection A Changed Man and Other Tales.

33768. 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 …

33772. 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.

33774. 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.

33775. 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, …

33776. Haunted

Jeff Mariotte

Haunted is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel. Tagline: "Reality television is taken one step too far." Characters include: Angel, Cordelia, Wesley, Gunn, Lilah Morgan and the Host.

33799. 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 …

33800. 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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