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.

34202. Thomas More

Richard Marius

Thomas More is a book written by Richard Marius.

34203. Shadows on the Hill

Jackie Cassada

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

34204. The Children of Pride

Robert Manson Myers

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

34205. 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?"

34208. The Sword of Cortes

Rob Kidd

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

34209. 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.

34210. Fragments

Jeffry W. Johnston

Fragments is a book by Jeffry W. Johnston.

34212. 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 …

34217. What Price Honor?

Dave Stern

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

34220. To The Last Breath

Carlton Stowers

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

34221. 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.

34226. 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.

34228. 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.

34229. Image

Mel Odom

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

34230. 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.

34242. Prison Blues

Anna C Salter

Prison Blues is a book written by Anna C Salter.

34245. 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.

34246. 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 …

34248. 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 …

34249. 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 …

34250. 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 …

34252. China: Alive in the Bitter Sea

Fox Butterfield

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

34253. 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 …

34254. 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 …

34258. 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.

34261. 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 …

34263. 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 …

34268. 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 …

34270. The Liar's Tale: A History of Falsehood

Jeremy Campbell

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

34271. 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 …

34273. 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 …

34276. 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 …

34277. 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.

34279. 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 …

34284. 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.

34285. 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 …

34287. 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.

34288. 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.

34289. 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 …

34292. 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.

34295. 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.

34296. Eclipse Corona

John Shirley

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

34299. 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. …

34300. 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 …

34301. 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 …

34302. 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 …

34305. 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.

34307. 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 …

34313. 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.

34314. 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.

34315. Frontier Living

Edwin Tunis

Frontier Living is a book by Edwin Tunis.

34317. Symposion

Plato

34318. 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 …

34319. 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 …

34320. 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.

34321. 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 …

34323. A Charmed Life

Mary McCarthy

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

34325. 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 …

34326. 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.

34328. 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 …

34329. A Coat of Varnish

C. P. Snow

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

34331. 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 …

34338. 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.

34339. The Temple Bombing

Melissa Fay Greene

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

34341. 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 …

34344. 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.

34345. Outcast

José Latour

Outcast is a book written by Jose Latour.

34346. 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.

34347. 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 …

34348. 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 …

34351. The Big Fix

Roger L. Simon

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

34354. 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 …



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