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.

34801. Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island

H. G. Wells

Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island is a 1928 novel by H. G. Wells.

34813. 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 …

34814. Six-legged Soldiers

Jeffrey A. Lockwood

Six-Legged Soldiers: Using Insects as Weapons of War is a nonfiction scientific warfare book written by award-winning author and University of Wyoming professor, Jeffrey A. Lockwood. Published in 2008 by Oxford University Press, the book explores the history of bioterrorism, …

34818. Bracebridge Hall

Washington Irving

Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists, A Medley was written by Washington Irving in 1821, while he lived in England, and published in 1822. This episodic novel was originally published under his pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon.

34821. Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a philosophical defence of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay first appeared as a series of three articles published in Fraser's Magazine in 1861; the articles were collected and reprinted as a single book in 1863. It went through four …

34825. Virginia

Ellen Glasgow

Virginia is a novel by Ellen Glasgow about a wife and mother who in vain seeks happiness by serving her family. This novel, her eleventh, marked a clear departure from Glasgow's previous work—she had written a series of bestsellers before publishing Virginia—in that it attacked, …

34837. 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 …

34845. The Battle of Pollocks Crossing

J. L. Carr

The Battle of Pollocks Crossing is the sixth novel by J.L. Carr, published in 1985. The novel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1985 and followed a nomination in 1980 for A Month in the Country, his preceding novel. The novel describes a year spent by a young English …

34857. 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 …

34865. The Village of Round and Square Houses

Ann Grifalconi

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

34866. Li Lun, Lad of Courage

Carolyn Treffinger

Li Lun, Lad of Courage is a children's novel by Carolyn Treffinger. Set in China, it tells the story of a boy who tries to survive and grow rice on a barren mountain after being banished from his village. The novel, illustrated by Kurt Wiese, was first published in 1947 and was …

34868. 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.

34871. 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 …

34879. Regeneration through violence

Richard Slotkin

Regeneration through violence is a book written by Richard Slotkin.

34882. 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 …

34883. Godzilla 2000

Marc Cerasini

Godzilla 2000 is a book published in 1997 that was written by Marc Cerasini.

34889. 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 …

34891. Dragons of Despair

Tracy Hickman

Dragons of Despair is the first in a series of 16 Dragonlance adventures published by TSR, Inc. between 1984 and 1988. It is the start of the first major story arc in the Dragonlance series of Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game modules, a series of ready-to-play adventures …

34897. Texas

James A. Michener

Texas is a novel by American writer James A. Michener based on the history of the Lone Star State. Characters include real and fictional characters spanning hundreds of years, such as explorers, Spanish colonists, American immigrants, German Texan settlers, ranchers, oil men, …

34898. The Secret of the Universe

Isaac Asimov

The Secret of the Universe is the twenty-second and final collection of science essays by Isaac Asimov, short works which originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Asimov died in 1992.

34906. Here Comes Civilization

William Tenn

Here Comes Civilization is a collection of 27 science fiction stories written by William Tenn, the second of two volumes presenting Tenn's complete body of science fiction writings. It features an introduction by Robert Silverberg and an afterword by George Zebrowski. Tenn …

34908. 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.

34911. The Summer Birds

Penelope Farmer

The Summer Birds is a children's novel by British writer Penelope Farmer, published in 1962 by Chatto & Windus, and receiving a Carnegie Medal commendation. It is the first of three books featuring the Makepeace sisters, Charlotte and Emma, These three books are sometimes …

34924. After Image

Pierce Askegren

Afterimage is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It is set early in the second season of the TV show.

34927. Pomona Queen

Kem Nunn

Pomona Queen is a book written by Kem Nunn.

34930. 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.

34945. 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.



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