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.

34812. 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 …

34815. Lord Dismiss Us

Michael Campbell

Lord Dismiss Us is a 1967 novel by Michael Campbell.

34818. 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 …

34821. Carnival of Fear

J. Robert King

Carnival of Fear is a 1993 fantasy horror novel by J. Robert King, set in the world of Ravenloft, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons game.

34826. 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 …

34833. 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 …

34838. Human Universals

Donald Brown

Human Universals is a book by Donald Brown, an American professor of anthropology who worked at the University of California, Santa Barbara. It was published by McGraw Hill in 1991. Brown says human universals, "comprise those features of culture, society, language, behavior, …

34843. Black Legion of Callisto

Lin Carter

Black Legion of Callisto is a science fiction novel written by Lin Carter, the second in his Callisto series. It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in December 1972, and reprinted twice through January 1974. The first British edition was published by Orbit Books in …

34844. 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.

34861. Weapon

Robert Mason

Weapon is a 1989 science fiction novel by Robert Mason. The book was Mason's first novel; he had previously written a memoir about his experiences in Vietnam titled Chickenhawk. The book is about an android, designed to kill, which experiences a crisis of conscience and runs …

34870. Joseph

Julian Rathbone

Joseph is a book written by Julian Rathbone.

34871. 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 …

34876. With God in Russia

Walter Ciszek

With God in Russia is a memoir by Walter Ciszek, a Polish-American Jesuit priest known for his clandestine missionary work in the Soviet Union between 1941 and 1963. It was originally published in 1964 by McGraw-Hill. Since 1990, the life of Fr. Ciszek has been considered by the …

34879. 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 …

34883. Selected Papers on Computer Science

Donald Knuth

Selected Papers on Computer Science is a book written by Donald Knuth.

34891. Cleopatra

H. Rider Haggard

Cleopatra: Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis is a novel written by the author H. Rider Haggard, the author of King Solomon's Mines and She. The book was first printed in 1889. The story is set in the Ptolemaic era of Ancient Egyptian history and revolves …

34903. Unhooking the Moon

Gregory Hughes

Unhooking the Moon is a book written by Gregory Hughes.

34905. 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 …

34910. Looking for X

Deborah Ellis

Looking for X is a children's novel written for ages 9-12 by Deborah Ellis. This novel is about an eleven-year-old girl named Khyber that lives in a poorer area, Regent Park, in Toronto, Ontario. She lives there with her mother and her twin brothers who are both autistic. One …

34912. The Hand of Dinotopia

Alan Dean Foster

The Hand of Dinotopia is a book published in 1999 that was written by Alan Dean Foster.

34930. The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict on the Sam Sheppard …

James Neff

The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict on the Sam Sheppard Murder Case is a book by James Neff.

34943. Torn to Pieces

Margot McDonnell

Torn to Pieces is a book by Margot McDonnell.

34945. Nutcracker: Money, Madness, Murder: A Family Album

Shana Alexander

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

34946. The Infernal Device & Others

Michael Kurland

The Infernal Device & Others is a book written by Michael Kurland.

34947. 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 …



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