The most popular books in English
from 34601 to 34800

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.

34601. Fiesta al noroeste

Ana Maria Matute

Ana Maria Matute, author of Celebration in the Northwest, was 10 years old in 1936, the year the Spanish Civil War broke out. For three years she witnessed the strife and carnage that ripped her homeland apart, then came of age in a repressive society ruled by Franco. These …

34602. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion

John Zaller

The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion is a 1992 non-fiction book by political scientist John Zaller that examines the processes by which individuals form and express political opinions and the implications this has for public opinion research. The book has been called "the …

34605. Passage to Ararat

Michael J. Arlen

Passage to Ararat is a book written by Michael J. Arlen.

34606. The Uplift War

David Brin

The Uplift War is a 1987 science fiction novel by David Brin and the third book of six set in his Uplift Universe. It was nominated as the best novel for the 1987 Nebula Award and won the 1988 Hugo and Locus Awards. The previous two books are Sundiver and Startide Rising.

34613. James and the Giant Peach

Roald Dahl

James and the Giant Peach is a popular children's novel written in 1961 by British author Roald Dahl. The original first edition published by Alfred Knopf featured illustrations by Nancy Ekholm Burkert. However, there have been various reillustrated versions of it over the …

34615. Neanderthals, Bandits and Farmers

Colin Tudge

Neanderthals, Bandits and Farmers: How Agriculture Really Began is a book by the British science writer Colin Tudge. The book is one of a series of long essays by respected contemporary Darwinian thinkers, which were published under the collective title Darwinism Today; the …

34617. 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.

34618. Persons and Places

George Santayana

The Works of George Santayana, Volume 1: Persons and Places (Critical Edition)

34620. Finn and Hengest

J. R. R. Tolkien

Finn and Hengest is a study by J. R. R. Tolkien, edited by Alan Bliss and published posthumously in book form in 1982. Finn and Hengest are two Anglo-Saxon heroes appearing in the Old English epic poem Beowulf and in the fragment of "The Fight at Finnsburg". Hengest has …

34622. Nicholas Nickleby

Charles Dickens

Nicholas Nickleby; or, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a novel by Charles Dickens. Originally published as a serial from 1838 to 1839, it was Dickens' third novel. The novel centers on the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, a young man who must support his …

34623. The Dream Songs

John Berryman

The Dream Songs is a compilation of two books of poetry, 77 Dream Songs and His Toy, His Dream, His Rest by the American poet, John Berryman. According to Berryman's "Note" to The Dream Songs, "This volume combines 77 Dream Songs and His Toy, His Dream, His Rest, comprising …

34624. Trouble at Fort La Pointe

Kathleen Ernst

Trouble at Fort La Pointe is a book by Kathleen Ernst.

34628. The Looney: An Irish Fantasy

Spike Milligan

The Looney: An Irish Fantasy is a comic novel by Spike Milligan. It was first published in 1987 with the paperback edition in 1988. It is his second full-length original novel.

34629. Bill and Pete to the Rescue

Tomie dePaola

Bill and Pete to the Rescue is a book published in 1998 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

34630. Wisdom's Daughter

H. Rider Haggard

Wisdom's Daughter is the final book in the Ayesha series, written by Sir H. Rider Haggard, published in 1923, by Doubleday, Page and Company.

34631. 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 …

34632. It's Been a Good Life

Isaac Asimov

It's Been a Good Life is a book edited by Janet Asimov. The book, published by Prometheus Books, is a collection of Isaac Asimov's diaries, personal letters, and a condensation of his three earlier autobiographies: In Memory Yet Green, In Joy Still Felt, I. Asimov: A Memoir, …

34634. Palace of the White Skunks

Reinaldo Arenas

Published in 1982, Palace of the White Skunks is the second book of Reinaldo Arenas' Pentagonia.

34642. 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 …

34643. Thin Air

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Thin Air is a Star Trek: New Earth novel written by Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch.

34644. Leyendas de Guatemala

Miguel Ángel Asturias

Leyendas de Guatemala was the first book to be published by Nobel-prizewinning author Miguel Ángel Asturias. The book is a re-telling of Maya origin stories from Asturias's homeland of Guatemala. It reflects the author's study of anthropology and Central American indigenous …

34648. The Dark Behind the Curtain

Gillian Cross

The Dark Behind the Curtain is a book written by Gillian Cross.

34649. Sufferings in Africa: The Incredible True Story of a …

James Riley

Sufferings in Africa is an 1817 memoir by James Riley. The memoir relates how Riley and his crew were captured in Africa after being shipwrecked in 1815. Riley was the Captain of the American merchant ship Commerce. He led his crew through the Sahara Desert after they were …

34651. Where the Wasteland Ends

Theodore Roszak

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

34652. Human Dark with Sugar

Brenda Shaughnessy

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

34655. The Silent Warrior

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Silent Warrior is a book published in 1987 that was written by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

34656. Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon - …

Andrew Breitbart

Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon - The Case Against Celebrity is a book and website authored by Mark Ebner, with co-author Andrew Breitbart. The book was published in 2004 by John Wiley and Sons. The writing focuses primarily on what Ebner sees as the …

34657. Speed

William S. Burroughs, Jr.

Speed, first published in 1970, was the first of three published works by William S. Burroughs, Jr., the son of the Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs. Speed is an autobiographical novel about the ins and outs of the life of a methamphetamine addict. It starts out with …

34660. The Right to an Answer

Anthony Burgess

The Right to an Answer is a darkly comic 1960 novel by Anthony Burgess, the first of his repatriate years. One of its themes is the disillusionment of the returning exile. The critic William H Pritchard described the novel in a 1966 publication as "surely Burgess' most engaging …

34661. In the Green Star's Glow

Lin Carter

In the Green Star's Glow is the final novel in Lin Carter's Green Star Series.

34663. The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of Sir …

Martin Booth

The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a book written by Martin Booth.

34664. The Mystery of Agatha Christie

Gwen Robyns

The Mystery of Agatha Christie is a book written by Gwen Robyns.

34665. The Saint to the Rescue

Leslie Charteris

The Saint to the Rescue is a collection of short stories by Leslie Charteris, first published in 1959 by The Crime Club in the United States. The first British edition by Hodder and Stoughton was not published until 1961. This was the 34th book to feature the adventures of Simon …

34666. King of the Khyber Rifles

Talbot Mundy

King of the Khyber Rifles is a novel by British writer Talbot Mundy. Captain Athelstan King is a secret agent for the British Raj at the beginning of the First World War. Heavily influenced both by Mundy's own unsuccessful career in India and by his interest in theosophy, it …

34668. Cruel Poetry

Vicki Hendricks

Cruel Poetry is a book written by Vicki Hendricks.

34669. Lords of the Rim

Sterling Seagrave

Lords of the Rim is book by American historian Sterling Seagrave first published in 1995 and substantially updated in a second edition of 2010. It is a history of Chinese expatriate economics written for the lay person and has received mainly positive reviews. Presenting an …

34672. We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity

Bell Hooks

We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity by bell hooks is a book collection of 10 essays on the way in which white culture marginalizes black males. The essays are intended to provide cultural criticism and solutions to the problems she identifies. In We Real Cool, hooks suggests …

34673. The Desert Is Theirs

Byrd Baylor

The Desert Is Theirs is a book written by Byrd Baylor and illustrated by Peter Parnall.

34674. The Night Watcher

John Lutz

Night Watcher is a book written by John Lutz.

34676. The Tempest: A Case Study in Critical Controversy

William Shakespeare

Designed for "teaching the conflicts," this critical edition of Shakespeare’s The Tempest reprints the authoritative Bevington text of the play along with 21 selections representing major critical and cultural controversies surrounding the work. The distinctive editorial …

34682. The Night Swimmers

Betsy Byars

The Night Swimmers is a book written by Betsy Byars.

34683. Holiday

Stanley Middleton

Holiday is a Booker Prize-winning novel by English writer Stanley Middleton.

34684. The Moon Jumpers

Janice May Udry

The Moon Jumpers is a book written by Janice May Udry and illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

34685. The Village of Round and Square Houses

Ann Grifalconi

The Village of Round and Square Houses is a book by Ann Grifalconi.

34686. The Golden Name Day

Jennie D. Lindquist

The Golden Name Day is a book by Jennie D. Lindquist.

34687. 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 …

34690. The Lambing Flat

Nerida Newton

The Lambing Flat is a novel written by Australian author Nerida Newton and was first published in 2003. It was Newton's first novel. She has since written a second novel, Death of a Whaler. The novel is set in the mid-nineteenth century Australian gold rushes. The main …

34691. The Sheikh and the Dustbin

George MacDonald Fraser

The Sheikh and the Dustbin is the third and last collection of short stories by George MacDonald Fraser, featuring a young Scottish officer named Dand MacNeill. It is a sequel to The General Danced at Dawn and McAuslan in the Rough and concerns life in a Highland Regiment after …

34693. African calliope

Hoagland

African calliope is a book written by Edward Hoagland.

34696. 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 …

34701. 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 …

34702. 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 …

34703. The Four Men: a Farrago

Hilaire Belloc

The Four Men: A Farrago is a novel by Hilaire Belloc that describes a 140-kilometre long journey on foot across the English county of Sussex from Robertsbridge in the east to Harting in the west. As a "secular pilgrimage" through Sussex, the book has parallels with his earlier …

34704. 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 …

34705. Murderers' Row

Donald Hamilton

Murderers' Row is the title of a 1962 spy novel by Donald Hamilton. It was the fifth novel featuring his creation Matt Helm, a Second World War assassin recruited as a counter-agent by a secret American agency. This was the last Matt Helm novel to not use Hamilton's naming …

34706. 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.

34707. The Last Wizard

Simon Hawke

The Last Wizard is a book published in 1997 that was written by Simon Hawke.

34708. The Magician

Sol Stein

The Magician is a young adult novel by Sol Stein.

34709. A Dual Autobiography

Will Durant

A Dual Autobiography ia a book written by Will Durant and Ariel Durant.

34712. Why Freud was wrong

Richard Webster

Why Freud Was Wrong: Sin, Science and Psychoanalysis is a 1995 book by Richard Webster, a critique of Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis. Webster argues that Freud became a kind of Messiah and that psychoanalysis is a pseudo-science and a disguised continuation of the …

34714. Hold on tight

Robin Jones Gunn

While on a trip to Southern California with her friends and her brother who is scouting out potential colleges, Sierra realizes that she must soon make some decisions about her life

34717. Strangers

Gardner Dozois

Strangers is a science fiction novel by American author Gardner Dozois, published in 1978. The novel was expanded from its original form as a novella, which first appeared in New Dimensions IV in 1974. The novella was nominated for both the Hugo and Locus Poll Award, and has …

34720. Thanks to the Saint

Leslie Charteris

Thanks to the Saint is a collection of short stories by Leslie Charteris, first published in December 1957 by The Crime Club in the United States and by Hodder and Stoughton in the United Kingdom in 1958.

34722. The Pitcher Shower

Donald Harington

The Pitcher Shower is a novel by Donald Harington set in the Arkansas part of the Ozarks in fictional towns near the fictional town of Stay More, the setting for Harington's other novels. The main character drives from town to town showing movies or "pitchers" on improvised …

34729. Eleanor: the years alone

Joseph P. Lash

Eleanor: the years alone is a book written by Joseph P. Lash.

34730. The Outpost

Mike Resnick

The Outpost is a science fiction novel by Mike Resnick first published as hardback by Tor Books in May 2001, followed by paperback edition in August 2002. It is a satirical anthology centered on a tavern called the Outpost on the planet Henry II at the edge of the galaxy, in the …

34731. Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged is a 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. Rand's fourth and last novel, it was also her longest, and the one she considered to be her magnum opus in the realm of fiction writing. Atlas Shrugged includes elements of science fiction, mystery, and romance, and it contains Rand's …

34734. Love Not Human

Gordon R. Dickson

Love Not Human is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Ace Books in 1981. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Galaxy Science Fiction, Startling Stories, Fantastic, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Universe, …

34736. My Name Is Rachel Corrie

Rachel Corrie

My Name is Rachel Corrie is a play based on the diaries and emails of Rachel Corrie, edited by Alan Rickman, who directed it, and journalist Katharine Viner. Rachel Aliene Corrie was an American Evergreen State College student and member of the International Solidarity Movement …

34741. Dark Carnival

Ray Bradbury

Dark Carnival is a short story collection, the debut book of Ray Bradbury, first published October 1947 by Arkham House. It has had numerous reprints.

34743. Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains

Susan Elderkin

Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains is the critically acclaimed first novel by English author Susan Elderkin published by Fourth Estate, It won a Betty Trask Award in 2000., was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for fiction and has been published in nine countries She is currently …

34746. The Search for Kä

Randall Garrett

The Search for Kä is a book published in 1984 that was written by Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Heydron.

34748. When No One Was Looking

Rosemary Wells

When No One Was Looking is a book by Rosemary Wells.

34749. The Golden Gryphon Feather

Richard Purtill

The Golden Gryphon Feather is a book published in 1979 that was written by Richard Purtill.

34751. Out of Sight

T. J. MacGregor

Out of Sight is a book written by T. J. MacGregor.

34752. Black Alice

Thomas M. Disch

Black Alice is a novel by Thomas M. Disch and John Sladek, published in 1968.

34756. A Hacker Manifesto

McKenzie Wark

'A Hacker Manifesto' is a critical manifesto written by McKenzie Wark, where he criticizes the commodification of information in the age of digital culture and globalization. It was published during 2004 and in the United States.

34759. Pomona Queen

Kem Nunn

Pomona Queen is a book written by Kem Nunn.

34760. Eros at Nadir

Mike Resnick

Eros at Nadir is a book published in 1986 that was written by Mike Resnick.

34761. Anna Hastings

Allen Drury

Anna Hastings: The Story of a Washington Newspaperperson is a 1977 political novel by Allen Drury which follows the titular reporter as she climbs her way to the top of the Washington media elite. It is set in a different fictional timeline from Drury's 1959 novel Advise and …

34763. The Abysmal Brute

Jack London

The Abysmal Brute is a novel by American writer Jack London, first published in book form in 1913. It is a short novel, and could be regarded as a novelette. It first appeared in September 1911 in Popular Magazine. In the story, a successful boxer, who was brought up in a log …

34764. The War Machine

David Drake

The War Machine is a science fiction novel by Roger MacBride Allen and David Drake.

34770. We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land: A Plan That Will …

Jimmy Carter

We Can Have Peace In The Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work is a New York Times Best Seller book written by Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States and winner of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. It was published by Simon and Schuster in February 2009. It came as a sequel to …

34772. Sanctuary

Jeff Mariotte

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

34773. Ten Men

Alexandra Gray

Ten Men is a novel by Alexandra Gray that was first published in 2005. Episodic in character, it covers a period of 20 years in the life of the first person narrator, an attractive nameless Englishwoman in search of perfect happiness, a state she equates with life with a perfect …

34774. One is the Loneliest Number

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy's Net Force Explorers or Net Force Explorers is a series of young adult novels created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik as a spin-off of the military fiction series Tom Clancy's Net Force.

34776. Seven interpretive essays on Peruvian reality

José Carlos Mariátegui

Seven Interpretive Essays on Peruvian Reality, published in 1928, is the most famous written work of the Peruvian socialist writer José Carlos Mariátegui.

34792. Lettin' It All Hang Out

RuPaul

Lettin' It All Hang Out is the autobiography of drag performer RuPaul. The book was originally released in 1995 in hardback, and then in paperback a year later. Although the book is classed as an autobiography, it is self described as "Part auto-biography, part how-to manual". …

34793. Between Darkness and Light

Lisanne Norman

Between Darkness and Light is the seventh book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 2003 that was written by Lisanne Norman.

34798. Mrs Dalloway

Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional high-society woman in post-First World War England. It is one of Woolf's best-known novels. Created from two short stories, "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" and the unfinished …

34799. The Expats

Chris Pavone

A Reader’s Guide for The Expats, A Novel By Chris Pavone In order to provide reading groups with the most informed and thought-provoking questions possible, it is necessary to reveal important aspects of the plot of this novel. If you have not finished reading The Expats, we …

34800. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTOver the last half billion years there have been Five mass extinctions when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth …



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