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.

35012. 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 …

35014. 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.

35016. The Bladerunner

Alan Edward Nourse

The novel The Bladerunner is a 1974 science fiction novel by Alan E. Nourse.

35019. 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 …

35023. The Oysters of Locmariaquer

Eleanor Clark

The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the book by Eleanor Clark.

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 …

35040. The Ambushers

Donald Hamilton

The Ambushers is a novel by Donald Hamilton first published in 1963, continuing the exploits of assassin Matt Helm.

35043. Rain Drop Splash

Alvin Tresselt

Rain Drop Splash is a book written by Alvin Tresselt and illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.

35049. The Tell-Tale Heart: The Life and Work of Edgar …

Julian Symons

The Tell-Tale Heart: The Life and Work of Edgar Allan Poe is a book written by Julian Symons.

35050. Battlefield

Peter Svenson

Battlefield is a book written by Peter Svenson.

35055. Chelsea Horror Hotel

Dee Dee Ramone

Chelsea Horror Hotel: A Novel is a 2001 novel by Dee Dee Ramone, a member of the punk band The Ramones. The book follows Dee Dee as he dictates daily events at the Hotel Chelsea in New York City with his wife Barbra and dog Banfield. Dee Dee is convinced that the room he stays …

35071. 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.

35072. 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.

35074. 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 …

35084. Cocteau

Francis Steegmuller

Cocteau: A Biography is a book written by Frances Steegmuller.

35091. Adventures in Two Worlds

A. J. Cronin

Adventures in Two Worlds is the 1952 autobiography of Dr. A. J. Cronin, in which he relates, with much humour, the exciting events of his dual career as a medical doctor and a novelist.

35100. Harbinger

David Mack

Harbinger is the first novel in the Star Trek: Vanguard series concerning the Starbase 47, otherwise known as Vanguard.

35101. Dear Mr. Rosenwald

Carole Boston Weatherford

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

35104. Unhooking the Moon

Gregory Hughes

Unhooking the Moon is a book written by Gregory Hughes.

35110. The Nine Tailors

Dorothy L. Sayers

The Nine Tailors is a 1934 mystery novel by British writer Dorothy L. Sayers, her ninth featuring sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey.

35119. Sleep It Off Lady

Jean Rhys

Sleep It Off Lady, originally published in late 1976 by André Deutsch of Great Britain, was famed Dominican author Jean Rhys' final collection of short stories. The sixteen stories in this collection stretch over an approximate 75-year period, starting from the end of the …

35127. Pyres

Derek Nikitas

In PYRES, 15 year old Lucia Moberg lifts a CD out of a store in a shopping mall—and when she and her dad get into their car, there is a tap at the window. The next second her father's brains are on the dashboard. So begins the story of the ruin of her mother, whose home life is …

35196. 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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