The most popular books in English
from 35401 to 35600

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.

35401. The Mountain Lion

Jean Stafford

Eight-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother Ralph are inseparable, in league with each other against the stodgy and stupid routines of school and daily life; against their prim mother and prissy older sisters; against the world of authority and perhaps the world itself. …

35402. The salon in Württemberg

Pascal Quignard

The relationship of Florent Seinece and his wife, Isabelle, is irretrievably altered by a brief dalliance with Charles Chenogne, and Florent loses both his wife and the most important friend of his life

35407. 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 …

35408. Gray Victory

Robert Skimin

Gray Victory is a 1988 alternate history novel by Robert Skimin, taking place in an alternate 1866 where the Confederacy won its independence.

35410. The Spanish Gardener

A. J. Cronin

The Spanish Gardener is a 1950 novel by A. J. Cronin which tells the story of an American consul, Harrington Brande, who is posted to San Jorge on the Costa Brava, Spain with his young son Nicholas. The novel relates how Nicholas’s innocent love for his father is destroyed by …

35413. Three Weeks

Elinor Glyn

Three Weeks is a 1907 erotic romance novel by Elinor Glyn.

35414. 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.

35416. The Ace of Knaves

Leslie Charteris

The Ace of Knaves is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United Kingdom in 1937 by Hodder and Stoughton, and in the United States by The Crime Club. This book continues the adventures of Charteris' creation, Simon Templar, alias The …

35418. 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.

35423. Anatomy of Wonder

Neil Barron

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

35425. 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 …

35427. Predator & Prey: Judge

Gherbod Fleming

Predator % Prey: Judge is a book published in 2000 that was written by Gherbod Fleming.

35428. Heralds of the Storm

Andrew Bates

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

35429. The Oysters of Locmariaquer

Eleanor Clark

The Oysters of Locmariaquer is the book by Eleanor Clark.

35431. Winding Paths

Bruce Chatwin

Winding Paths is a book containing a collection of photographs taken by British author Bruce Chatwin during his various travels. These include photographs from the period when he was writing his other works: In Patagonia, The Viceroy of Ouidah, On the Black Hill, The Songlines …

35434. Change the World Without Taking Power

John Holloway

Change the World Without Taking Power: The Meaning of Revolution Today is a book by John Holloway that looks at the concept of revolution. The book was first published in 2002. It opened up a wave of debate between Holloway and intellectuals on the far left. Many of these …

35441. The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read

Susan Hill

The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read is a short story collection by British writer Susan Hill published in 2003 by Chatto & Windus and the following year in paperback by Vintage Books. It "received long and favourable reviews in The Guardian, The Spectator, The Sunday …

35443. Harpsong

Rilla Askew

Harpsong is a novel by Rilla Askew published in 2007. It is volume one in Oklahoma Stories and Storytellers, from University of Oklahoma Press. Harpsong received the Oklahoma Book Award, the Western Heritage Award, the WILLA Literary Award from Women Writing the West, and the …

35445. Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos

Gene Bylinsky

Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos is a book written by Gene Bylinsky.

35447. The Forever War

Joe Haldeman

The Forever War is a military science fiction novel by American author Joe Haldeman, telling the contemplative story of soldiers fighting an interstellar war between Man and the Taurans. It won the Nebula Award in 1975, and the Hugo and the Locus awards in 1976. Forever Free and …

35449. 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.

35450. 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 …

35451. Jazzy in the Jungle

Lucy Cousins

Jazzy in the Jungle is a children's picture book by Lucy Cousins, published in 2002. It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award.

35453. Queen of the Black Coast

Robert E. Howard

Queen of the Black Coast is a 1978 collection of two fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. The book was published in 1978 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. as volume VII of their deluxe Conan set. The title …

35454. Conrad's Time Machine

Leo Frankowski

Conrad's Time Machine is a book published in 2002 that was written by Leo Frankowski.

35455. The Erection Set

Mickey Spillane

The Erection Set is a book written by Mickey Spillane.

35457. 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 …

35458. 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.

35460. Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon - …

Andrew Breitbart

Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon - The Case Against Celebrity is a book and website authored by Mark Ebner, with co-author Andrew Breitbart. The book was published in 2004 by John Wiley and Sons. The writing focuses primarily on what Ebner sees as the …

35469. 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.

35470. 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 …

35471. King of the Khyber Rifles

Talbot Mundy

King of the Khyber Rifles is a novel by British writer Talbot Mundy. Captain Athelstan King is a secret agent for the British Raj at the beginning of the First World War. Heavily influenced both by Mundy's own unsuccessful career in India and by his interest in theosophy, it …

35475. 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 …

35477. We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity

Bell Hooks

We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity by bell hooks is a book collection of 10 essays on the way in which white culture marginalizes black males. The essays are intended to provide cultural criticism and solutions to the problems she identifies. In We Real Cool, hooks suggests …

35479. Easy in the Islands

Bob Shacochis

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

35482. Dwellers of the Forbidden City

David Cook

Dwellers of the Forbidden City is an adventure module, or pre-packaged adventure booklet, ready for use by Dungeon Masters in the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. The adventure was first used as a module for tournament play at the 1980 Origins Game Fair, and was …

35489. Liberalism and the Limits of Justice

Michael J. Sandel

Liberalism and the Limits of Justice is a book by Michael Sandel, first published in 1982, with a second edition in 1998.

35490. The Night Swimmers

Betsy Byars

The Night Swimmers is a book written by Betsy Byars.

35491. A Grass Rope

William Mayne

A Grass Rope is a children's novel by William Mayne, first published by Oxford in 1957 with illustrations by Lynton Lamb. Mayne won the annual Carnegie Medal recognising the year's best children's book by a British subject. Set in the Yorkshire Dales, it is a simple story subtly …

35492. Anatole and the Cat

Eve Titus

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

35493. The Golden Name Day

Jennie D. Lindquist

The Golden Name Day is a book by Jennie D. Lindquist.

35494. 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.

35495. Shadrach

Meindert DeJong

Shadrach by Meindert De Jong is a children's novel about a small boy and his pet rabbit. The novel, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, was first published in 1953 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1954.

35496. Bear Party

William Pène du Bois

Bear Party is a book by William Pène du Bois.

35497. 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.

35498. The Sheikh and the Dustbin

George MacDonald Fraser

The Sheikh and the Dustbin is the third and last collection of short stories by George MacDonald Fraser, featuring a young Scottish officer named Dand MacNeill. It is a sequel to The General Danced at Dawn and McAuslan in the Rough and concerns life in a Highland Regiment after …

35501. The History of the Standard Oil Company

Ida Tarbell

The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904.

35504. African calliope

Hoagland

African calliope is a book written by Edward Hoagland.

35505. Silver Bears

Paul Erdman

Silver Bears is a book written by Paul Erdman.

35506. 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 …

35509. 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 …

35511. The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

Philip Sidney

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, also known simply as the Arcadia, is a long prose work by Sir Philip Sidney written towards the end of the 16th century. Having finished one version of his text, Sidney later significantly expanded and revised his work. Scholars today often …

35513. The Wooden Spaceships

Bob Shaw

The Wooden Spaceships is a book published in 1988 that was written by Bob Shaw and edited by Victor Gollancz.

35524. Autobiography of a Family Photo

Jacqueline Woodson

Autobiography of a Family Photo is a book written by Jacqueline Woodson.

35525. 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.

35531. 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.

35532. Orbit Unlimited

Poul Anderson

Orbit Unlimited is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson, first published in 1961. Essentially a linked group of short stories, it recounts the colonisation of the planet Rustum, a fictional terrestrial world orbiting Epsilon Eridani, by a group of refugees from an …

35533. 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.

35534. Merchants of Grain

Dan Morgan

Merchants of Grain is a book written by Dan Morgan.

35535. Spark and Burn

Diana G. Gallagher

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

35537. Sing to the Dawn

Minfong Ho

Sing to the Dawn is a story by the American author Minfong Ho, which was originally published as a short story and was awarded first prize by the Council of Interracial Books for Children in New York in 1975. It was later extended to a full-length novel.

35538. Acts of religion

Jacques Derrida

Acts of Religion, compiled in close association with Jacques Derrida, brings together for the first time a number of Derrida's writings on religion and questions of faith and their relation to philosophy and political culture. The essays discuss religious texts from Jewish, …

35539. Eleanor: the years alone

Joseph P. Lash

Eleanor: the years alone is a book written by Joseph P. Lash.

35540. The Concubine

Elechi Amadi

The Concubine is the debut novel by Nigerian writer Elechi Amadi originally published in 1966. Set in a remote village in Eastern Nigeria, an area yet to be affected by European values and where society is orderly and predictable, the story concerns a woman "of great beauty and …

35541. Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged is a 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. Rand's fourth and last novel, it was also her longest, and the one she considered to be her magnum opus in the realm of fiction writing. Atlas Shrugged includes elements of science fiction, mystery, and romance, and it contains Rand's …

35543. Zebra

Clark Howard

Zebra is a book written by Clark Howard.

35544. The Secret Servant

Gavin Lyall

The Secret Servant is a third person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1980, and the first of his series of novels with the character “Harry Maxim” as the main protagonist.

35549. Motivation and Personality

Abraham Maslow

Motivation and Personality is a book on psychology by Dr. Abraham Maslow, first published in 1954. Maslow's work deals with the subject of the nature of human fulfillment and the significance of personal relationships, implementing a conceptualization of self-actualization. …

35551. 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.

35552. Darkworld Detective

Michael Reaves

Darkworld Detective is a collection of science fantasy stories written by J. Michael Reaves, published as a paperback original by Bantam Books in 1982. The linked stories feature protagonist, a detective on the planet Ja-Lur. An authorized sequel, The Black Hole of Carcosa, was …

35553. 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.

35554. Quicksilver Twilight

Stan Nicholls

Quicksilver Twilight is a book published in 2006 that was written by Stan Nicholls.

35556. 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 …

35557. Secret Servant: The Moneypenny Diaries

Samantha Weinberg

Secret Servant: The Moneypenny Diaries is the second in a trilogy of novels chronicling the life of Miss Moneypenny, M's personal secretary in Ian Fleming's James Bond series. The diaries are penned by Samantha Weinberg under the pseudonym Kate Westbrook, who is depicted as the …

35558. Danger on Midnight River

Gary Paulsen

Danger on Midnight River is the sixth novel in World of Adventure series by Gary Paulsen. It was published on July 1, 1995 by Random House.

35562. 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.

35563. 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 …

35565. The King's Damosel

Vera Chapman

The King's Damosel is a fantasy novel based on Arthurian legend by Vera Chapman first published in 1976. It served as the inspiration for the 1998 Warner Bros. film Quest for Camelot. It is part of the Three Damosels trilogy, along with The Green Knight and King Arthur's …

35569. Eros at Nadir

Mike Resnick

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

35570. The Valley of Thunder

Charles de Lint

The Valley of Thunder is a book published in 1989 that was written by Charles de Lint.

35571. Hollywood Noir

Jeff Mariotte

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

35572. Avatar

J. G. Passarella

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

35573. Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt!

Martin Handford

Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt was released in May 2006. In the book Wally, Wizard Whitebeard, Wenda, Woof and Odlaw travel to fantasy worlds. The book is the sixth in the Where's Wally? series and the first in nine years.

35575. 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 …

35579. The Mannerheim Line 1920-39: Finnish Fortifications …

Bair Irincheev

In the wake of the bloody civil war that followed Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, the border between the two countries was established across the Karelian Isthmus, an area long fought over by Russia, Finland and Sweden in their attempts to dominate the northern tip …

35580. 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.

35581. The Bassumtyte Treasure

Jane Louise Curry

The Bassumtyte Treasure is a book by Jane Louise Curry.

35589. Adam and Eve and Pinch-Me

Julie Johnston

Adam and Eve and Pinch Me is a young adult fiction book written in 1994 by Julie Johnston. The book was awarded the Governor General's Award for Text in Children's Literature in 1994, the Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award in 1995, and the Canadian Library …

35600. The Racketeer

John Grisham

The Racketeer was one of Amazon's mystery/thriller Best Books of the Month picks for October. A Q&A with the author: Describe The Racketeer in one sentence. A federal judge is murdered, and our hero in prison knows who did it, and why. What's on your nightstand/bedside …



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