The most popular books in English
from 34001 to 34200

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.

34001. The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. First published in 1776, the book offers one of the world's first …

34003. The Chinese Agent

Michael Moorcock

The Chinese Agent is a comic novel by Michael Moorcock. It is a revision of Somewhere in the Night, which Moorcock published in 1966 under the pseudonym Bill Barclay. Although Moorcock is best known as the author of fantasy fiction and science fiction-based parables such as …

34004. Computational Complexity

Christos Papadimitriou

Computational Complexity is a book written by Christos H. Papadimitriou.

34005. The Spanish Gardener

A. J. Cronin

The Spanish Gardener is a 1950 novel by A. J. Cronin which tells the story of an American consul, Harrington Brande, who is posted to San Jorge on the Costa Brava, Spain with his young son Nicholas. The novel relates how Nicholas’s innocent love for his father is destroyed by …

34010. Fireball

John Christopher

Fireball is the first book in the Fireball Trilogy by John Christopher, published in 1981, exploring the adventures of two cousins when they are suddenly transported into an alternative history Earth through a mysterious fireball.

34013. Lord Dismiss Us

Michael Campbell

Lord Dismiss Us is a 1967 novel by Michael Campbell.

34016. Transcension

Damien Broderick

Transcension is a 2002 science fiction novel by Damien Broderick. It follows the story of lawyer Mohammed Kasim Abdel-Malik who after being killed his body is placed in cryonic suspension his mind is used as a source for an artificial intelligence, Aleph.

34017. The Anubis Murders

Gary Gygax

The Anubis Murders is a book written by Gary Gygax.

34020. Winding Paths

Bruce Chatwin

Winding Paths is a book containing a collection of photographs taken by British author Bruce Chatwin during his various travels. These include photographs from the period when he was writing his other works: In Patagonia, The Viceroy of Ouidah, On the Black Hill, The Songlines …

34023. Bubba Ho-Tep

Joe R. Lansdale

Bubba Ho-Tep is a 1994 alternate history novella by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It was first published on August 1, 1994 in the Elvis Presley themed anthology The King is Dead and has since been re-published in various formats. A film adaptation by the same name was …

34025. Perjury: The Hiss–Chambers Case

Allen Weinstein

Perjury: The Hiss–Chambers Case is a 1978 book by Allen Weinstein on the Alger Hiss perjury case. The book, in which Weinstein argues that Alger Hiss was guilty, has been cited by many historians as the "most important" and the "most thorough and convincing" book on the …

34026. Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister

Aphra Behn

Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister by Aphra Behn is a three volume roman à clef playing with events of the Monmouth Rebellion and exploring the genre of the epistolary novel. It was originally published as three separate volumes: Love-Letters Between a Noble-Man and …

34029. Tarzan: The Lost Adventure

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan: The Lost Adventure is a novel written by Joe R. Lansdale based on an incomplete fragment of a Tarzan novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs but left unfinished at his death. The book was serialized in four parts by Dark Horse Comics, before being published as a single …

34030. Challenger

Diane Carey

Challenger is a Star Trek: New Earth novel written by Diane Carey. In Voyages of Imagination, Diane Carey remarked on leaving ending open for a new series: "The new 'sheriff' in these parts was Nick Keller, a first officer plagued with an unstable captain who was forced to take …

34031. Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos

Gene Bylinsky

Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos is a book written by Gene Bylinsky.

34032. The Forever War

Joe Haldeman

The Forever War is a military science fiction novel by American author Joe Haldeman, telling the contemplative story of soldiers fighting an interstellar war between Man and the Taurans. It won the Nebula Award in 1975, and the Hugo and the Locus awards in 1976. Forever Free and …

34033. A Pagan Place

Edna O'Brien

A Pagan Place is a 1970 novel by Irish writer Edna O'Brien. The book was first published on April 16, 1970 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson and follows a young girl in the 1930s and 1940s. In 1972 A Pagan Place was adapted into a stage production, which received mixed reviews.

34036. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Künstlerroman in a modernist style, it traces the religious and intellectual awakening of young Stephen Dedalus, a fictional alter ego of Joyce and an allusion to Daedalus, the consummate …

34039. Where the Wasteland Ends

Theodore Roszak

Where the Wasteland Ends is a book written by Theodore Roszak.

34040. The Ambushers

Donald Hamilton

The Ambushers is a novel by Donald Hamilton first published in 1963, continuing the exploits of assassin Matt Helm.

34042. Human Dark with Sugar

Brenda Shaughnessy

"Human Dark With Sugar" is a book written by Brenda Shaughnessy.

34044. Roderick

John Thomas Sladek

Roderick, or The Education of a Young Machine is a 1980 science fiction novel by John Sladek. It was followed in 1983 by Roderick at Random, or Further Education of a Young Machine. The two books were originally intended as a single longer novel, and were finally reissued …

34047. Sartor Resartus

Thomas Carlyle

Sartor Resartus is an 1836 novel by Thomas Carlyle, first published as a serial in 1833–34 in Fraser's Magazine. The novel purports to be a commentary on the thought and early life of a German philosopher called Diogenes Teufelsdröckh, author of a tome entitled "Clothes: their …

34048. Searches and Seizures

Stanley Elkin

Searches and Seizures is a book written by Stanley Elkin.

34050. Beneath the City Streets

Peter Laurie

Beneath the City Streets: A Private Inquiry into the Nuclear Preoccupations of Government is a book by British author Peter Laurie. It details the existence and necessity of underground bunkers, food depots, and government safe havens throughout underground London.

34053. 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 …

34056. Warring States

Mags L Halliday

Warring States is an original novel by Mags L Halliday set in the Faction Paradox universe. It has been described as 'another resounding success for the Faction Paradox line'

34059. Chelsea Horror Hotel

Dee Dee Ramone

Chelsea Horror Hotel: A Novel is a 2001 novel by Dee Dee Ramone, a member of the punk band The Ramones. The book follows Dee Dee as he dictates daily events at the Hotel Chelsea in New York City with his wife Barbra and dog Banfield. Dee Dee is convinced that the room he stays …

34061. The Thomas Ligotti Reader: Essays and Explorations

Darrell Schweitzer

The Thomas Ligotti Reader: Essays and Explorations is a collection of essays on horror writer Thomas Ligotti and his works, edited by Darrell Schweitzer. It was first published in trade paperback in April 2003 by Wildside Press, with a hardcover edition from the same publisher …

34064. Memoirs: 1939–1993

Brian Mulroney

Memoirs: 1939–1993 is a memoir written by the former Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney. The book was released on September 10, 2007 and outlines Mulroney's version of events during his early life, political career and time as prime minister.

34065. The Night Watcher

John Lutz

Night Watcher is a book written by John Lutz.

34068. Crow in Stolen Colors

Marcia Simpson

Crow in Stolen Colors is a book written by Marcia Simpson.

34070. Albert Angelo

B.S. Johnson

Albert Angelo is the second novel written by the experimental novelist B. S. Johnson. Published in 1964 by Constable, the book achieved fame for having holes cut in several pages as a narrative technique. It is written in an unusual and pioneering style, frequently changing from …

34072. The Phish Companion

Mockingbird Foundation

The Phish Companion is an encyclopedia about the band Phish. The first edition was published in 2000, with a second edition released around the time of Phish's breakup in 2004. The Companion was produced by fans of the band, on a volunteer-basis and for charity, under the …

34073. The Green Lantern: A Romance of Stalinist Russia

Jerome Charyn

The Green Lantern: A Romance of Stalinist Russia is a book by Jerome Charyn.

34074. Dick Whittington and His Cat

Marcia Brown

Dick Whittington and His Cat is a book by Marcia Brown.

34075. Anatole and the Cat

Eve Titus

Anatole and the Cat is a book written by Eve Titus and illustrated by Paul Galdone.

34076. The Soul of the Robot

Barrington J. Bayley

The Soul of the Robot is the sixth science fiction novel by Barrington J. Bayley, featuring the character Jasperodus from his 1956 story "Fugitive". The book tells of Jasperodus, the only robot with a soul, as he attempts to prove that he is the equal of the humans around him.

34077. Astrophel and Stella

Philip Sidney

Probably composed in the 1580s, Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella is an English sonnet sequence containing 108 sonnets and 11 songs. The name derives from the two Greek words, 'aster' and 'phil', and the Latin word 'stella' meaning star. Thus Astrophil is the star lover, and …

34079. The Missing Peace

Dennis Ross

The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace is a 2004 non-fiction book by Dennis Ross on the history of and his participation in the Israeli–Palestinian peace process and the Arab-Israeli peace process. Ross, an American diplomat, was the Director of …

34082. Reports from the Holocaust: The Making of an AIDS …

Kramer

Reports from the Holocaust: The Story of an AIDS Activist is a 1989 book by Larry Kramer; a revised edition was published in 1994. Reports from the Holocaust contains a diverse selection of Kramer's nonfiction writings focused on AIDS activism and LGBT civil rights, including …

34083. African calliope

Hoagland

African calliope is a book written by Edward Hoagland.

34087. Bicycle days

John Burnham Schwartz

Bicycle Days is the debut novel by American author John Burnham Schwartz published in 1989 on his 24th birthday. It began as an undergraduate thesis for Harvard's East Asian Studies department and became a critically acclaimed bestseller. It was inspired by his time living in …

34088. The Country Blues

Samuel Charters

The Country Blues is a seminal book by Samuel Charters, published in 1959 and generally acknowledged as the first scholarly book-length study of country blues music. An album of the same name was issued on Folkways Records as an accompaniment to provide examples of the artists …

34091. Regeneration through violence

Richard Slotkin

Regeneration through violence is a book written by Richard Slotkin.

34092. Night of Error

Desmond Bagley

Night of Error is a First-person narrative novel written by English author Desmond Bagley, and was first published in 1984. The manuscript was completed in 1962; however, Bagley desired to make revisions and never pursued publication. After his death in 1983, the work was …

34093. Naked Pueblo

Mark Poirier

Naked Pueblo is an acclaimed short story collection written by Mark Jude Poirier and first published by Crown in 1998. Poirier's debut collection, it includes the following stories, all set in and around Tucson, Arizona:- "Son of the Monkey Lady" The narrator tells of his …

34095. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

Philip Sidney

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, also known simply as the Arcadia, is a long prose work by Sir Philip Sidney written towards the end of the 16th century. Having finished one version of his text, Sidney later significantly expanded and revised his work. Scholars today often …

34096. Will Warburton

George Gissing

Will Warburton: A Romance of Real Life was George Gissing's last novel. It was published in 1905, two years after Gissing's death.

34097. The Wooden Spaceships

Bob Shaw

The Wooden Spaceships is a book published in 1988 that was written by Bob Shaw and edited by Victor Gollancz.

34098. Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz

Christian Rosencreutz

The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz was edited in 1616 in Strasbourg, and its anonymous authorship is attributed to Johann Valentin Andreae. The Chymical Wedding is often described as the third of the original manifestos of the mysterious "Fraternity of the Rose …

34099. Mystery of the Samurai Sword

Franklin W. Dixon

Mystery of the Samurai Sword is the 60th title of the Hardy Boys series, written by Franklin W. Dixon. Grosset & Dunalp printed the book in 2005.

34100. The Infiltrators

Donald Hamilton

The Infiltrators was the twenty-first novel in the spy series Matt Helm by Donald Hamilton. It was first published in 1984.

34104. Close your eyes

Robin Jones Gunn

Close your eyes is a book published in 1996 that was written by Robin Jones Gunn.

34112. My Life at First Try

Mark Budman

My Life at First Try is a 2008 semi-autobiographical flash fiction novel by Mark Budman that was published by Counterpoint Press.

34117. Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from …

David J. Skal

Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from Novel to Stage and Screen is a book written by David J. Skal.

34118. The Man from Earth

Gordon R. Dickson

The Man from Earth is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Tor Books in 1983. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Analog Science Fiction and Fact, If, Astounding, Galaxy Science Fiction and Space Stories.

34119. Lamy of Santa Fe

Paul Horgan

Lamy of Santa Fe is a 1975 biography of Catholic Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy, written by American author Paul Horgan and published by Wesleyan University Press. The book won the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for History.

34121. Other Losses

James Bacque

Other Losses is a 1989 book by Canadian writer James Bacque, in which Bacque alleges that U.S. General Dwight Eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation or exposure of around a million German prisoners of war held in Western internment camps briefly after the …

34124. The Zork Chronicles

George Alec Effinger

The Zork Chronicles is a book published in 1990 that was written by George Alec Effinger.

34126. The Man Who Would Be Queen

J. Michael Bailey

The Man Who Would Be Queen: The Science of Gender-Bending and Transsexualism is a 2003 book by J. Michael Bailey, published by Joseph Henry Press. In the first section of the book, Bailey discusses gender-atypical behaviors and gender identity disorder in children, emphasizing …

34128. Harbinger

David Mack

Harbinger is the first novel in the Star Trek: Vanguard series concerning the Starbase 47, otherwise known as Vanguard.

34131. Mutant

Henry Kuttner

Mutant is a 1953 collection of science fiction short stories by Lewis Padgett. It was first published by Gnome Press in 1953 in an edition of 4,000 copies. The stories all originally appeared in the magazine Astounding.

34132. Evolution of Infectious Disease

Paul W. Ewald

Evolution of Infectious Disease is a 1993 book by the evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald. In this book Ewald contends the traditional view that parasites should evolve toward benign coexistence with their hosts. He draws on various studies which contradict this dogma and asserts …

34139. The Unicorn Girl

Michael Kurland

The Unicorn Girl is a science fiction novel by Michael Kurland originally released in 1969.

34141. Halloween A B C

Eve Merriam

Halloween ABC is a book of poetry for children, written by Eve Merriam and illustrated by Lane Smith. It includes a poem related to a scary or Halloween related theme for each letter of the alphabet.

34142. The Hoopster

Alan Lawrence Sitomer

The Hoopster is a novel by American author Alan Lawrence Sitomer.

34144. Secret Servant: The Moneypenny Diaries

Samantha Weinberg

Secret Servant: The Moneypenny Diaries is the second in a trilogy of novels chronicling the life of Miss Moneypenny, M's personal secretary in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. The diaries are penned by Samantha Weinberg under the pseudonym Kate Westbrook, who is depicted as the …

34145. The Poisoned Crown

Jan Siegel

The Poisoned Crown is a book published in 2006 that was written by Jan Siegel.

34146. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

Victor Hugo

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is a French Romantic/Gothic novel by Victor Hugo published in 1831. The title refers to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, on which the story is centered. The story is set in the Late Middle Ages, during the reign of Louis XI.

34150. Damned Good Show

Derek Robinson

Damned Good Show is a 2002 novel by Derek Robinson, concerning the actions of Bomber Command of the Royal Air Force in the first two years of the Second World War. It is the third book of Robinson's "RAF Quartet", which began with Piece of Cake in 1983 and continued with A Good …

34155. Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil

Monte Cook

Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil is an adventure module for the 3rd edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, set in the game's World of Greyhawk campaign setting.

34157. Hollywood Noir

Jeff Mariotte

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

34158. Avatar

J. G. Passarella

Avatar is a novel by John Passarella set in the fictional universe of the U.S. television series Angel.

34159. Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt!

Martin Handford

Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt was released in May 2006. In the book Wally, Wizard Whitebeard, Wenda, Woof and Odlaw travel to fantasy worlds. The book is the sixth in the Where's Wally? series and the first in nine years.

34161. Metal Fatigue

Sean Williams

Metal Fatigue is a 1996 science fiction novel by Sean Williams. It is set in a world after nuclear war where the metropolis of Kennedy in the United States has become walled off in order to protect itself from the decline of the rest the country.

34163. Sword Quest

Nancy Yi Fan

Sword Quest is a 2008 children's adventure novel by Nancy Yi Fan. It is a prequel to Swordbird which was published in February 2007.

34166. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years is a book written by Carl Sandburg.

34168. Nutcracker: Money, Madness, Murder: A Family Album

Shana Alexander

Nutcracker: Money, Madness, Murder: A Family Album is a book written by Shana Alexander.

34172. The Lion of Comarre and Against the Fall of Night

Arthur C. Clarke

The Lion of Comarre & Against the Fall of Night are early stories by Arthur C. Clarke collected together for publication in 1968 by Harcourt Brace and by Gollancz in London in 1970, it has been reprinted several times. Both concern Earth in the far future, with a utopian but …

34177. The Ambidextrous Universe

Martin Gardner

The Ambidextrous Universe is a popular science book by Martin Gardner covering aspects of symmetry and asymmetry in human culture, science and the wider universe. Originally published in 1964, it underwent revisions in 1969, 1979, 1990 and 2005. Originally titled The …

34183. The Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high-fantasy novel written by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, The Lord of the …

34200. Elixir

Eric Walters

Elixir is a children's historical novel by Canadian author Eric Walters. It takes place in the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario in the year of 1921 and is based on the discovery of insulin by Frederick Banting and Charles Best. The story is told from Ruth's point of …



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