The most popular books in English
from 35001 to 35200

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.

35001. The Great Dinosaur Robbery

David Forrest

The Great Dinosaur Robbery is a now out-of-print book released in 1970 and written by David Eliades and Robert Forrest Webb under the pseudonym of David Forrest. The book was later the basis for the 1975 film One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing.

35002. 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 …

35003. Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island

H. G. Wells

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

35005. 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 …

35006. 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, …

35007. 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 …

35011. Ice in the Bedroom

P. G. Wodehouse

Ice in the Bedroom is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published as a book in the United States on February 2, 1961 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, and in the United Kingdom on October 15, 1961 by Herbert Jenkins, London. The story was originally published, in a …

35013. The Pirate

Walter Scott

The Pirate is a novel by Walter Scott, based roughly on the life of John Gow who features as Captain Cleveland. The setting is the southern tip of the main island of Shetland, around 1700. It was published in 1822, the year after it was finished and the lighthouse at Sumburgh …

35017. Anatomy of Wonder

Neil Barron

Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science is a book written by Neil Barron.

35018. 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 …

35020. The Anubis Murders

Gary Gygax

The Anubis Murders is a book written by Gary Gygax.

35021. Heralds of the Storm

Andrew Bates

Heralds of the Storm is a book published in 2001 that was written by Andrew Bates.

35024. The Dissertation

R. M. Koster

The Dissertation is a novel by R. M. Koster, part of the Tinieblas trilogy. The book is a mock-PhD thesis, written by the son of the dictator of Tinieblas, recounting his father's rise and fall in a satire of academic prose, while the footnotes narrate the sad life of the …

35028. Assignment in Eternity

Robert A. Heinlein

Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A. Heinlein, first published in hardcover by Fantasy Press in 1953, with some of the stories somewhat revised from their original magazine publications, as follows: Gulf. Lost …

35030. Palace of the White Skunks

Reinaldo Arenas

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

35036. 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 …

35037. Thin Air

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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

35039. From Hell

Alan Moore

From Hell is a graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell, originally published in serial form from 1989 to 1996 and collected in 1999, speculating upon the identity and motives of Jack the Ripper. The title is taken from the first words of the "From Hell" …

35044. 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.

35045. Snowball's Chance

John Reed

Snowball's Chance, is a parody of George Orwell's Animal Farm written by John Reed, in which Snowball the pig returns to the Manor Farm after many years' absence, to install capitalism — which proves to have its own pitfalls.

35046. 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 …

35049. Where the Wasteland Ends

Theodore Roszak

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

35052. 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 …

35053. The Reefs of Space

edited by Frederik Pohl

The Reefs of Space is a book published in 1964 (first published as a story in a magazine in 1963) that was written by Frederik Pohl and Jack Williamson.

35055. 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 …

35057. 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.

35058. 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.

35059. 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 …

35061. 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 …

35063. Easy in the Islands

Bob Shacochis

Easy in the Islands is a book written by Bob Shacochis.

35066. 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.

35067. Crow in Stolen Colors

Marcia Simpson

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

35068. Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846, Wuthering Heights was published in 1847 under the pseudonym "Ellis Bell"; Brontë died the following year, aged 30. Wuthering Heights and Anne Brontë's Agnes Grey were accepted by …

35070. The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll

Alvaro Mutis

The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is a compilation of novellas by Colombian author Álvaro Mutis. First published as a two-volume collection in Colombia in 1993, the work was translated into English by Edith Grossman in 2002. The novellas center on the exploits and …

35072. 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 …

35075. Finders Keepers

William Lipkind

Finders Keepers is a book written by William Lipkind and illustrated by Nicholas Mordvinoff. Released by Harcourt, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1952.

35076. Dobry

Monica Shannon

Dobry is a book by Monica Shannon first published in 1934 that won the Newbery Medal for most distinguished contribution to American literature for children in 1935. Bulgarian-born sculptor Atanas Katchamakoff illustrated the book.

35077. Dick Whittington and His Cat

Marcia Brown

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

35078. Faithful Are the Wounds

May Sarton

Faithful Are the Wounds is a book written by May Sarton.

35079. Anatole and the Cat

Eve Titus

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

35080. Breakout

Paul Fleischman

Breakout is a book written by Paul Fleischman.

35081. Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn

Paul Watkins

Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn is the second novel by American author Paul Watkins. It was published in 1989 by Houghton Mifflin and shared the Encore Award the following year.

35094. El Tragaluz

Antonio Buero Vallejo

The publication of El Tragaluz in 1967 coincided with a slight relaxation in the political censorship in Spain, and therefore could deal directly with a situation arising directly from the Civil War and its aftermath. Buero Vallejo portrays the blighted lives of the family on …

35095. Regeneration through violence

Richard Slotkin

Regeneration through violence is a book written by Richard Slotkin.

35096. And the Rain My Drink

Han Suyin

And the Rain My Drink is a 1956 novel by Chinese-Flemish writer Han Suyin. Set against a backdrop of the Malayan Emergency of the late 1940s and 1950s, it describes the methods used by the British colonial authorities and by the left-wing rebels, and how individual lives were …

35097. 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 …

35098. Prince Otto

Robert Louis Stevenson

Prince Otto: A Romance is a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1885. The novel was largely written during 1883. Stevenson referred to Prince Otto as "my hardest effort", one of the chapters was rewritten eight times by Stevenson and once by his wife. The …

35102. 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.

35103. Irish Love

Andrew Greeley

Irish Love is the sixth of the Nuala Anne McGrail series of mystery novels by Roman Catholic priest and author Father Andrew M. Greeley.

35104. 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 …

35105. The Silencers

Donald Hamilton

The Silencers is the title of a 1962 spy novel by Donald Hamilton, the fourth in a series of books featuring assassin Matt Helm.

35108. 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 …

35111. Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root

Nalo Hopkinson

Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction is an anthology of speculative fiction by Caribbean authors edited by Nalo Hopkinson. It was nominated for the 2001 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology. It is out-of-print.

35112. 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.

35113. 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.

35114. 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.

35115. Engaging the Muslim World

Juan Ricardo Cole

Engaging the Muslim World is a 2009 non-fiction book about the relationship between the United States and the Arab and Muslim worlds written by University of Michigan historian Juan Cole. His goal in writing the book was to illustrate the true Muslim perspective towards the U.S. …

35116. Spark and Burn

Diana G. Gallagher

Spark and Burn is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

35117. 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, …

35120. 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 …

35121. Dear Mr. Rosenwald

Carole Boston Weatherford

Dear Mr. Rosenwald is a children's book written by Carole Boston Weatherford.

35131. 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.

35134. 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 …

35135. The Bishop's Mantle

Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Bishop's Mantle is a novel by Agnes Sligh Turnbull about the grandson of an American Episcopal bishop in New York City in the early years of World War II.

35136. Boba Fett: Hunted

Elizabeth Hand

Boba Fett: Hunted is a 2003 children's science fiction book by Elizabeth Hand set in the Star Wars galaxy at the beginning of the Clone Wars. This sequel to Boba Fett: A New Threat was published by Scholastic Press. The book takes place two months after Star Wars Episode II: …

35137. The Hoopster

Alan Lawrence Sitomer

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

35140. On the Edge

Gillian Cross

On the Edge is a book by Gillian Cross.

35141. Marvel Illustrated: Picture Of Dorian Gray

Roy Thomas

The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian's beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of …

35147. The Cabinet of Light

Daniel O'Mahony

The Cabinet of Light was the ninth novella published by Telos Publishing Ltd. as part of their Doctor Who novellas series. It was written by Daniel O'Mahony, and was released as a standard edition hardback, and a deluxe edition featuring a frontispiece by John Higgins. Both …

35148. By the Light of the Green Star

Lin Carter

By the Light of the Green Star, published in 1974, is the third novel of Lin Carter's Green Star Series. In this installment, other races of Green Star planet humans are introduced.

35151. Avatar

J. G. Passarella

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

35155. David Copperfield

Charles Dickens

David Copperfield, is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens. It was first published as a serial in 1849–50, and as a book in 1850. Many elements of the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of his novels. In the preface to the 1867 …

35156. 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.

35159. 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.

35163. The Adventure of the Dancing Men and Other Sherlock …

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Dancing Men and Other Sherlock Holmes Stories is a collection of short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle.

35164. Bruja

Mel Odom

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

35165. Slag Like Me

Barry B. Longyear

Slag Like Me is a book published in 1994 that was written by Barry B. Longyear.

35167. The Absolutely True Story...How I Visited …

Willo Davis Roberts

The Absolutely True Story...How I Visited Yellowstone Park With The Terrible Rupes is a book by Willo Davis Roberts.

35170. 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 …

35171. 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.

35174. Pin

Andrew Neiderman

Pin is a book written by Andrew Neiderman.

35187. 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 …

35190. 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". …

35191. 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.

35198. 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 …

35199. Shogun: A Novel of Japan

James Clavell

Shōgun is a 1975 novel by James Clavell. It is the first novel of the author's Asian Saga. A major bestseller, by 1990 the book had sold 15 million copies worldwide. Beginning in feudal Japan some months before the critical Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, Shōgun gives an account …

35200. 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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