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.

35015. Seduction and betrayal

Elizabeth Hardwick

Seduction and betrayal is a book written by Elizabeth Hardwick.

35016. 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 …

35017. Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is a novel published in 1911 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. The novel was adapted into a film, Ethan Frome, in 1993.

35020. Lord Dismiss Us

Michael Campbell

Lord Dismiss Us is a 1967 novel by Michael Campbell.

35022. 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 …

35026. The Oysters of Locmariaquer

Eleanor Clark

The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the book by Eleanor Clark.

35034. The Curse of Naar

Joe Dever

The Curse of Naar is the twentieth book in the award-winning Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever. This is the final book in the "Grand Master" series, and the last one released in North America.

35039. Epp

Axel Jensen

35042. Gonna Roll the Bones

Fritz Leiber

‹The template Infobox short story is being considered for deletion.› "Gonna Roll the Bones" is a short story by Fritz Leiber, in which Joe Slattermill plays craps with Death. First published in Harlan Ellison's Dangerous Visions, it won both the Hugo Award and Nebula Award for …

35043. Sartor Resartus

Thomas Carlyle

Sartor Resartus is an 1836 novel by Thomas Carlyle, first published as a serial in 1833–34 in Fraser's Magazine. The novel purports to be a commentary on the thought and early life of a German philosopher called Diogenes Teufelsdröckh, author of a tome entitled "Clothes: their …

35067. Anatole and the Cat

Eve Titus

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

35068. The Loner

Ester Wier

The Loner is a 1963 adolescent novel by author Ester Wier. The Loner was a recipient of the Newbery Honor award in 1964.

35070. Rewriting the soul

Ian Hacking

Rewriting the Soul is a 1995 book by the Canadian philosopher Ian Hacking, who offers an account of the formative influences that shape people’s understandings of their lives and their understanding of the lives of those around them. Hacking's work is both a theoretical account …

35082. Regeneration through violence

Richard Slotkin

Regeneration through violence is a book written by Richard Slotkin.

35087. Design of Cities

Edmund Bacon

Design of Cities, first published in 1967, is an illustrated account of the development of urban form, written by Edmund Bacon, who was the Executive Director of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 1949 to 1970. The work looks at the many aspects that influence city …

35092. Dead Boys

Richard Calder

Dead Boys is the second novel by British science fiction author Richard Calder, and was first published in 1994. The novel is the second in Calders 'Dead' trilogy, and is preceded by the novel Dead Girls.

35093. 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

35096. Other Losses

James Bacque

Other Losses is a 1989 book by Canadian writer James Bacque, in which Bacque alleges that U.S. General Dwight Eisenhower intentionally caused the deaths by starvation or exposure of around a million German prisoners of war held in Western internment camps briefly after the …

35101. Mind-Force Warrior

Peter David

Mind-Force Warrior is a book published in 1990 that was written by Peter David.

35109. Richard Temple

Patrick O'Brian

Richard Temple is a novel by Patrick O'Brian set in a German POW camp during WWII.

35124. Eros at Nadir

Mike Resnick

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

35143. First Love

Ivan Turgenev

First Love is a novella by Ivan Turgenev, first published in 1860. It is one of his most popular pieces of short fiction. It tells the love story between a 21-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy, but things change when the girl falls in love with the boy's father.

35147. Pin

Andrew Neiderman

Pin is a book written by Andrew Neiderman.

35152. The Railway Children

E. Nesbit

The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and first published in book form in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen several times, of which the 1970 film version is the best known. The Oxford Dictionary …



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