The most popular books in English
from 37401 to 37600

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.

37401. Sholay: The Making of a Classic

Anupama Chopra

Sholay: The Making Of A Classic is a captivating saga about the biggest timeless Indian blockbuster which swayed the silver screen for nearly 5 years in the mid-seventies. It chronicles each and every facet of this Ramesh Sippy magnum opus. Sholay, the very name enthralls all …

37402. Death from a Top Hat

Clayton Rawson

Death from a Top Hat is a locked-room mystery novel written by Clayton Rawson. It is the first of four mysteries featuring The Great Merlini, a stage magician and Rawson's favorite protagonist. In a poll of 17 detective story writers and reviewers, this novel was voted as the …

37404. The Shores of Light: A Literary Chronicle of the …

Edmund Wilson

The Shores of Light: A Literary Chronicle of the Twenties and Thirties is a book by Edmund Wilson.

37405. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman …

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume …

37406. Cosmic Dawn: The Origins of Matter and Life

Eric Chaisson

Cosmic Dawn: The Origins of Matter and Life is a book written by Eric Chaisson.

37407. The Black Dwarf

Walter Scott

Walter Scott's novel The Black Dwarf was part of his Tales of My Landlord, 1st series, published along with Old Mortality on 2 December 1816 by William Blackwood, Edinburgh, and John Murray, London. Originally the four volumes of the series were to tell separate stories, but Old …

37408. Heroes of Battle

David Noonan

Heroes of Battle is a hardcover supplement to the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game.

37409. A House-Boat on the Styx

John K. Bangs

A House-Boat on the Styx is a book written by John Kendrick Bangs and published in 1895.

37410. In Our Time

Tom Wolfe

In Our Time is a book of essays and illustrations written and drawn by Tom Wolfe, published in 1980.

37411. The Fated Sky

Henrietta Branford

The Fated Sky is the title of a historical novel for young adults by English author Henrietta Branford, first published in Great Britain in 1996 by Hodder Children's Books. Set in Norway and Iceland during the Viking period, it depicts the stirring but bleak existence of Dark …

37412. Sincerity and Authenticity

Lionel Trilling

Sincerity and Authenticity is a book by Lionel Trilling, based on a series of lectures he delivered in 1970 as Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard University. The lectures examine what Trilling described as "the moral life in process of revising itself," a period of …

37414. Coolie

Mulk Raj Anand

Coolie is a novel by Mulk Raj Anand first published in 1936. The novel reinforced Anand's position as one of India's leading English authors. The book is highly critical of British rule in India and India's caste system. The plot revolves around a 14-year-old boy, Munoo, and his …

37416. Not in Front of the Children: "Indecency," …

Marjorie Heins

Not in Front of the Children: "Indecency," Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth is a non-fiction book by attorney and civil libertarian Marjorie Heins about freedom of speech and the relationship between censorship and the "think of the children" argument. The book presents a …

37417. Shape-shifter

Pauline Melville

Shape-shifter is a book written by Pauline Melville.

37421. Base Instincts

Jonathan H. Pincus

Base Instincts is a book written by Jonathan H Pincus.

37422. Heroes and Horrors

Fritz Leiber

Heroes and Horrors is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by Fritz Leiber, edited by Stuart David Schiff and illustrated by Tim Kirk. It was first published in hardcover in December 1978 by Whispers Press, and in paperback in August 1980 by Pocket Books. The …

37432. Space for Hire

William F. Nolan

Space for Hire is a book written by William F. Nolan.

37435. The World's Desire

H. Rider Haggard

The World's Desire is a classic fantasy novel first published in 1890 and written by H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang. Its importance was recognised in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fortieth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in …

37436. Scarlet Dream

C. L. Moore

Scarlet Dream is a collection of science fiction short stories by C. L. Moore. It was first published in 1981 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,820 copies, of which 220 were bound in buckram, boxed, and signed by the author and artist. The stories feature …

37438. White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the …

Winthrop Jordan

White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812 is a book by Winthrop D. Jordan.

37441. Mr. Justice Raffles

E. W. Hornung

Mr. Justice Raffles was a 1909 novel written by E.W. Hornung. It featured his popular character A. J. Raffles a well-known cricketer and gentleman thief. It was the fourth and last in his four Raffles books which had begun with The Amateur Cracksman in 1899. Unlike the three …

37442. The Left Leg

Phoebe Atwood Taylor

The Left Leg is a novel that was published in 1940 by Phoebe Atwood Taylor writing as Alice Tilton. It is the fourth of the eight Leonidas Witherall mysteries.

37444. Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating …

Peter Menzel

Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects is a non-fiction book by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Alusio.

37446. Impressions of Theophrastus Such

George Eliot

Impressions of Theophrastus Such is a work of fiction by George Eliot, first published in 1879. It was Eliot's last published writing and her most experimental, taking the form of a series of literary essays by an imaginary minor scholar whose eccentric character is revealed …

37447. The Mango Tree

Ronald McKie

The Mango Tree is a novel by Australian author Ronald McKie. In 1974, it won the Miles Franklin Award.

37448. The Houses of Iszm

Jack Vance

The Houses of Iszm is a science fiction novella by Jack Vance, which appeared in Startling Stories magazine in 1954. It was reissued in book form in 1964 as part of an Ace Double novel, together with Vance's Son of the Tree . The story published in Startling Stories is about …

37449. Manchester Slingback

Nicholas Blincoe

Manchester Slingback is a crime novel by Nicholas Blincoe, set in the Canal Street area of Manchester, the city's Gay Village. The novel contrasts the underground status of the village during the 1980s, when the city's Chief Constable was James Anderton, with its flourishing as …

37452. A Suitable Boy

Vikram Seth

A Suitable Boy is a novel by Vikram Seth, published in 1993. At 1349 pages and 591,552 words, the book is one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language. A sequel, to be called A Suitable Girl, is due for publication in 2016.

37457. In the cage

Henry James

In the Cage is a novella by Henry James, first published as a book in 1898. This long story centers on an unnamed London telegraphist. She deciphers clues to her clients' personal lives from the often cryptic telegrams they submit to her as she sits in the "cage" at the post …

37459. The Interlopers

Donald Hamilton

The Interlopers, first published in 1969, was the twelfth novel in the Matt Helm spy series by Donald Hamilton, which began in 1960. It represents a middle period in the Helm novels, being about 80,000 words in length, somewhat longer than the first four or five in the series, …

37460. Dreamland Lake

Richard Peck

Dreamland Lake is a book by Richard Peck.

37461. Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies, and Denial in Black …

Keith Boykin

Beyond the Down Low: Sex, Lies and Denial in Black America is a 2005 book by Keith Boykin. This book of essays analyzes the validity of the down low phenomenon, first publicized by J. L. King in his book On the Down Low. It covers multiple discussions about gay sexuality, the …

37462. Adrenaline

James Robert Baker

Adrenaline is the first novel written by James Robert Baker, an American author of sharply satirical, predominantly gay-themed transgressional fiction.

37467. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale …

37468. Necessary Roughness

Marie Lee

Necessary Roughness is a drama novel by Asian-American author Marie G. Lee. It features a discussion about discrimination and a clash of cultures between Korean parents and their children's American ways. Set around the fictional town of Iron River, Minnesota, it is the story of …

37471. The Family

Tōson Shimazaki

The Family is a Japanese novel written by Tōson Shimazaki, first serialized in 1910–11 under the title Ie. This autobiographical novel deals with the disintegration of two provincial families, the Koizumis and the Hashimotos.

37472. The Winter Murder Case

S. S. Van Dine

The Winter Murder Case is a Philo Vance novella that S. S. Van Dine intended to expand into his twelfth full length book, a project cut short by his death. The Winter Murder Case seems especially similar to the B mystery movies of the 1930s, a cross between Van Dine's usual …

37476. The Story of the Glittering Plain

William Morris

The Story of the Glittering Plain is an 1891 fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. It is also important for its …

37488. Conundrum

Jeff Crook

Conundrum is a fantasy novel by Jeff Crook, published in 2001. The story takes place in the Dragonlance setting, based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

37489. Run Like an Antelope

Sean Gibbon

Run Like an Antelope: On the Road with Phish is a memoir written by Sean Gibbons. Gibbons followed Phish around to concerts during the band's 1999 summer tour. Gibbons attended twenty concerts in thirty days. The book focuses on fellow fans and the concert atmosphere. Run Like …

37492. Rocket Jockey

Lester del Rey

Rocket Jockey is a juvenile science fiction novel by Philip St. John with cover illustration by Alex Schomburg. The story follows the heroic efforts of young man Jerry Blaine in his efforts to win the famous rocket race, the Armstrong Classic. Rocket Jockey is a part of the …

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Haruki Murakami

From internationally acclaimed author Haruki Murakami—a fantastical illustrated short novel about a boy imprisoned in a nightmarish library. Opening the flaps on this unique little book, readers will find themselves immersed in the strange world of best-selling Haruki Murakami's …

37499. The Gnome King of Oz

Ruth Plumly Thompson

The Gnome King of Oz is the twenty-first in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the seventh by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Like nineteen of the twenty previous books, it was illustrated by John R. Neill.

37502. The Isis Pedlar

Monica Hughes

The Isis Pedlar is a young adult science fiction novel by Monica Hughes, the third in the Isis series, following The Guardian of Isis. It was first published in 1982. The book takes place in the distant future on the fictional world of Isis. Nine years have passed since the …

37514. Kylie: La La La

Kylie Minogue

Kylie: La La La is a photo/art book released by Australian singer Kylie Minogue. The books namesake comes from a line made famous in her hit single "Can't Get You Out of My Head". This is not a traditional biography but rather a pictorial biography that is a photographic look at …

37515. A Town Like Alice

Nevil Shute

A Town Like Alice is an economic development and romance novel by Nevil Shute, published in 1950 when Shute had newly settled in Australia. Jean Paget, a young Englishwoman, becomes romantically interested in a fellow prisoner of World War II in Malaya, and after liberation …

37535. Devil May Cry Volume 2

Shinya Goikeda

Devil May Cry Volume 2 is a book written by Shinya Goikeda and published in 2003 as a prologue to the Devil May Cry 2 video game.

37541. Playing to Win: Becoming the Champion

David Sirlin

David Sirlin's treatise on winning at competitive games.

37576. Then They Came for Me

Maziar Bahari

Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival is a memoir by Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari with Aimee Molloy, chronicling Bahari's family history, and his arrest and 118-day imprisonment following the controversial 2009 Iran presidential …

37579. The Devotion of Suspect X

Keigo

The Devotion of Suspect X is a 2005 novel by Keigo Higashino, the third in his Detective Galileo series and is his most acclaimed work thus far. The novel won him numerous awards, including the 134th Naoki Prize, which is a highly regarded award in Japan. The novel also won the …

37596. Real, Vol. 10 (Real (Viz))

Takehiko Inoue

Drama, tragedy and fast breaks...on wheels. Life goes on... Get Real. Real men, real basketball, real manga.Reads R to L (Japanese Style). That life-changing moment when you discover what you really want to do—Togawa had his a while back and is determined to achieve his goal. …

37597. xxxHOLiC 19

Clamp (manga artists)

FINAL VOLUME Kimihiro Watanuki has passed through many trials by fire. Once an indentured servant, he has matured and become the poised and skilled keeper of the shop that grants wishes. But Watanuki’s final wish is for himself: to meet the witch Yûko one more time. With Yûko …

37598. Slam Dunk, Vol. 18 (Slam Dunk (Viz))

Takehiko Inoue

Get ready for the greatest sports manga of all time!Reads R to L (Japanese Style). In a white-hot competition, you need your confidence to carry you to victory. In the Shohoku vs. Ryonan game, Akagi, still recovering from an ankle injury, has his confidence shaken when Ryonan's …

37599. Slam Dunk, Vol. 20 (Slam Dunk (Viz))

Takehiko Inoue

Get ready for the greatest sports manga of all time!Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T. Winning isn't everything in the game of basketball, but who wants to come in second? It takes dedication and discipline to be the best, and the Shohoku High hoops team wants to be …

37600. Slam Dunk (21)

Takehiko Inoue

Get ready for the greatest sports manga of all time!Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences T. Winning isn't everything in the game of basketball, but who wants to come in second? It takes dedication and discipline to be the best, and the Shohoku High hoops team wants to be …



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