The most popular books in English
from 37601 to 37800

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.

37601. Magic: A Fantastic Comedy in Three Acts

G. K. Chesterton

Is magic real? That's the theme of this delightful play from the popular writer, G. K. Chesterton. First performed in 1913, it was so successful that it ran for over a hundred nights.

37602. The Mountain Is Young

Han Suyin

The Mountain Is Young is the fourth novel by Chinese-Flemish author Han Suyin. A love story set in Nepal, it was first published by Jonathan Cape, Ltd. London in 1958. It became a New York Times bestseller in Fiction that same year. It was republished by Penguin Books in 1962, …

37603. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, and …

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is a pivotal work in which Poe calls attention to the act of writing and to the problem of representing the truth. It is an archetypal American story of escape from domesticity tracing a young man's …

37604. Bob the gambler

Frederick Barthelme

What I'd always liked about Biloxi was the decay, the things falling apart, the crap along the beach, the skeletons of abandoned hotels, the trashy warehouses and the rundown piers jutting out into the dirty water, so I wasn't thrilled that in the last five years our dinky coast …

37605. Nightmares & Dreamscapes

Stephen King

Nightmares & Dreamscapes is a short story collection by Stephen King published in 1993.

37606. The Wild Irish Girl

Lady Morgan

The Wild Irish Girl; a National Tale is an epistolary novel written by Irish novelist Sydney Owenson in 1806.

37610. Vapor

Amanda Filipacchi

Vapor is the second novel by American writer Amanda Filipacchi. It was translated into French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, and Polish. The novel was praised for an energetic originality showcasing a “prodigious postfeminist talent.”

37611. My Uncle Silas

H. E. Bates

My Uncle Silas is a book of short stories about a bucolic elderly Bedfordshire man, written by H.E. Bates and illustrated by Edward Ardizzone.

37612. Harriet Spies Again

Louise Fitzhugh

Harriet Spies Again is a book written by Helen Ericson and Louise Fitzhugh.

37613. The Rush for Second Place

William Gaddis

The Rush for Second Place is a posthumous collection of essays by William Gaddis. Edited and introduced by Joseph Tabbi, it was published in 2002 by Penguin Press at the same time as Gaddis's last novel, Agapē Agape. The contents were published in Great Britain with Agapē Agape …

37614. The Fortunes of Nigel

Walter Scott

The Fortunes of Nigel is a novel written by Sir Walter Scott. The setting is some time between 1616 and 1625.

37615. Selected poems

Randall Jarrell

Selected poems is a book written by Randall Jarrell.

37616. Malcolm Lowry

Douglas Day

Malcolm Lowry: A Biography is a book written by Douglas Day.

37617. The Letter Left to Me

Joseph McElroy

The Letter Left to Me is Joseph McElroy's seventh novel. A letter from father to son is delivered to the son shortly after the father's death. The letter receives wider and wider circulation, and its continued effect on the son's life is described.

37618. Andrew Jackson & the Course of American …

Robert V. Remini

Andrew Jackson & the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 is a book written by Robert V. Remini.

37619. The Land I Lost

Quang Nhuong Huynh

The Land I Lost is an autobiographical book that centers on the life of the author, Quang Nhuong Huynh. The book was first published by Harper & Row in 1982, and was illustrated by Vo-Dinh Mai. Huynh's second book, Water Buffalo Days, used multiple passages originally …

37621. Predator & Prey: Werewolf

Gherbod Fleming

Predator & Prey: Werewolf is a book published in 2001 that was written by Gherbod Fleming.

37622. Predator & Prey: Jury

Gherbod Fleming

Predator & Prey: Jury is a book published in 2001 that was written by Gherbod Fleming.

37623. The World Swappers

John Brunner

The World Swappers is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in the United States in 1959, as one half of Ace Double D-391. The other half was Siege of the Unseen by A. E. van Vogt. Reprinted by Ace 1967, 1976.

37624. Lay Down With Lions

Andrew Bates

Lay Down With Lions is a book published in 2001 that was written by Andrew Bates.

37625. Churchill: The End of Glory

John Charmley

Churchill: The End of Glory is a biography of Winston Churchill by notable Churchill scholar John Charmley.

37628. Nightmare Movies

Kim Newman

Nightmare Movies is a non-fiction book about horror films by British critic and novelist Kim Newman. It was first published in 1985 and had later editions published in 1988, 1989, and 2011. The initial printing was 160 pages, but it has been expanded to 633 pages.

37639. Shell Shock

Simon A. Forward

Shell Shock is an original novella written by Simon A. Forward and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Sixth Doctor and Peri. It was released both as a standard edition hardback and a deluxe edition featuring a …

37641. The Howling II

Gary Brandner

The Howling II is a 1979 horror novel by Gary Brandner. It is the first sequel to his 1977 werewolf novel, The Howling. The novel was later republished under the alternative titles: The Howling II: The Return, and also Return Of The Howling. Despite the ongoing film series that …

37645. Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell

Modesty Blaise is an action-adventure/spy fiction novel by Peter O'Donnell first published in 1965, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip in 1963.

37646. The Subatomic Monster

Isaac Asimov

The Subatomic Monster [1985] is a collection of seventeen nonfiction science essays written by Isaac Asimov. It was the eighteenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, these being first published between June 1983 and October …

37648. A Century of Dishonor

Helen Hunt Jackson

A Century of Dishonor is a non-fiction book by Helen Hunt Jackson first published in 1881 that chronicled the experiences of Native Americans in the United States, focusing on injustices. Jackson wrote A Century of Dishonor in an attempt to change government ideas/policy toward …

37652. Second Variety: A Short Science Fiction Novel by …

Philip K. Dick

Science fiction enthusiasts, especially the fans of one of the best writers of the genre ever, Philip K. Dick, will surely love this delightful and action-packed short story by the master. The story provides a very grim perspective about the future of mankind. Humanity has been …

37655. The House on Boulevard St

David Kirby

The House on Boulevard St is a book written by David Kirby.

37666. The Demoniacs

John Dickson Carr

The Demoniacs, first published in 1962, is a detective story/historical novel by John Dickson Carr set in the London of 1757. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit as well as being a historical novel.

37667. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply …

37671. The Prince and Betty

P. G. Wodehouse

Anyone who has read the novels of P.G. Wodehouse will certainly expect a load of tongue in cheek humor in The Prince and Betty. While not containing the same humor that has made Wodehouse one of the most read humorists of the 20th century, this novel certainly creates an …

37672. Mike

P. G. Wodehouse

Mike is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 15 September 1909 by Adam & Charles Black, London. The story first appeared in the magazine The Captain, in two separate parts, collected together in the original version of the book; the first part, originally called …

37674. Inequality Reexamined

Amartya Sen

Inequality Reexamined is a book by Amartya Sen. In the book Sen evaluates the different perspectives of the general notion of inequality, focusing mainly on his well known capability approach. The author argues that inequality is a central notion to every social theory that has …

37679. Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

Tom Wolfe

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is a 1970 book by Tom Wolfe. The book, Wolfe's fourth, is composed of two articles by Wolfe, "These Radical Chic Evenings," first published in June 1970 in New York magazine, about a gathering Leonard Bernstein held for the Black …

37680. Walter Lippmann and the American Century

Ronald Steel

Walter Lippmann and the American Century is a book by Ronald Steel.

37681. The Ghost Drum

Susan Price

The Ghost Drum is a children's fantasy novel by Susan Price, published by Faber in 1987, and the first book in the Ghost World trilogy. It is an original fairy tale using elements from Russian history and Russian folklore. Like many traditional tales it is full of cruelty, …

37682. No Country for Young Men

Julia O'Faolain

No Country for Young Men is a book written by Julia O'Faolain.

37683. Barkis

Clare Turlay Newberry

Barkis is a book by Clare Newberry.

37684. Journey Cake, Ho!

Ruth Sawyer

Journey Cake, Ho! is a book written by Ruth Sawyer and illustrated by Robert McCloskey.

37685. Empire of Two Worlds

Barrington J. Bayley

Empire of Two Worlds is the third science fiction novel by Barrington J. Bayley. The main characters are "tankless" inhabitants of a dim and dry colony world who attempt to find a lost gateway back to Earth.

37686. The Road of Azrael

Robert E. Howard

The Road of Azrael is a collection of historical short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 2,150 copies, of which, 300 were boxed and signed by the artist.

37687. The Watchers Out of Time and Others

H. P. Lovecraft

The Watchers Out of Time and Others is an omnibus collection of stories by August Derleth inspired in part by notes left by H. P. Lovecraft after his death and presented as a "posthumous collaboration" between the two writers. It was published in an edition of 5,070 copies. …

37688. Exorcisms and Ecstasies

Karl Edward Wagner

Exorcisms and Ecstasies is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Karl Edward Wagner. The collection also includes a number of memoirs and articles about Wagner and is edited by Stephen Jones. It was released in 1997 by Fedogan & Bremer in an edition of …

37692. Underwater Adventure

Willard Price

Underwater Adventure is a 1954 children's book by the Canadian-born American author Willard Price featuring his "Adventure" series characters, Hal and Roger Hunt. The book is about how they go diving and snorkelling for the Oceanographic institute, with a braggish and …

37694. The Casuarina Tree

W. Somerset Maugham

The Casuarina Tree is a collection of short stories set in 1920s Malaya by W. Somerset Maugham that came out of travels he paid for by working for the British Secret Service as a spy. It was first published by the UK publishing house, Heinemann, in 1926.

37696. Batman: Fear Itself

Michael Reaves

Batman: Fear Itself is a novel set in the universe of DC Comics superhero Batman by science fiction authors Michael Reaves and Steven-Elliot Altman. The novel features the Scarecrow as its primary antagonist. The novel is a sequel to Batman: Dead White and Batman: Inferno.

37697. Agatha Christie A to Z

Dawn B. Sova

Agatha Christie A to Z is a book written by Dawn B. Sova.

37699. The Mystery of the Sea

Bram Stoker

The Mystery of the Sea, a novel by Bram Stoker, was originally published in 1902. Stoker is best known for his 1897 novel Dracula, but The Mystery of the Sea contains many of the same compelling elements. It tells the story of an Englishman living in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, who …

37701. Mystery of Smugglers Cove

Franklin W. Dixon

The Mystery of Smugglers Cove is the 64th title of the Hardy Boys series, written by Franklin W. Dixon. Grosset & Dunlap published the book in 2005.

37704. Prior Convictions

Lia Matera

Prior Convictions is a book written by Lia Matera.

37705. Pundits from Pakistan

Rahul Bhattacharya

Pundits from Pakistan is a book on cricket by Indian writer Rahul Bhattacharya. It covers the Indian cricket team’s tour of Pakistan in the year 2004. While the book is largely about cricket, it also tells of how the tour had an impact that went far beyond sub-continental …

37707. Time will tell

Robin Jones Gunn

Time will tell is a book published in 1998 that was written by Robin Jones Gunn.

37708. Take my hand

Robin Jones Gunn

Take my hand is a book published in 1999 that was written by Robin Jones Gunn.

37709. Now picture this

Robin Jones Gunn

Now picture this is a book published in 1998 that was written by Robin Jones Gunn.

37712. Monkey on a Stick

John Hubner

Monkey on a Stick is a book written by Lindsey Gruson and John Hubner.

37715. The Lost City of Zork

Robin Wayne Bailey

The Lost City of Zork is a book published in 1991 that was written by Robin Wayne Bailey.

37718. Bodyguard of Lies

Anthony Cave Brown

Bodyguard of Lies is a 1975 non-fiction book written by Anthony Cave Brown, his first major historical work. Named for a wartime quote of Winston Churchill, it is a narrative account of Allied military deception operations during the Second World War. The British and American …

37719. The Saint Steps In

Leslie Charteris

The Saint Steps In is the title of a mystery novel by Leslie Charteris featuring his creation, Simon Templar, alias The Saint. The book was first published in serialized form in November 1942 in Liberty Magazine, with its first bound publication in 1943 in an American edition by …

37722. Gooney Bird and the Room Mother

Lois Lowry

Gooney Bird and the Room Mother is a 2006 novel by Lois Lowry.

37728. The Company They Keep: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien …

Diana Pavlac Glyer

The Company They Keep: C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien as Writers in Community is a non-fiction book written by Diana Pavlac Glyer, an Inklings scholar and English professor at Azusa Pacific University. The Company They Keep challenges the commonly held belief that the Inklings …

37730. The Bird is Gone: A Manifesto

Stephen Graham Jones

The Bird is Gone: A Manifesto is a murder mystery by Stephen Graham Jones. It was published in 2005 by Fiction Collective 2. The Bird is Gone: A Manifest is Jones' third novel.

37731. The Kaiser's Last Kiss

Alan Judd

The Kaiser's Last Kiss is a 2003 novel written by Alan Judd. The story gives a fictional account of the last few days in the life of exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II after his home at Doorn, Netherlands is taken over by the invading Germans during the opening months of the Second World …

37735. The Glass of Dyskornis

Randall Garrett

The Glass of Dyskornis is a book published in 1982 that was written by Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Heydron.

37739. Eye for Eye

Orson Scott Card

Eye for Eye is a science fiction novella by Orson Scott Card. It first appeared in the March 1987 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. In 1990 it appeared in Card’s short story collection Maps in a Mirror and also as a Tor double novel, with The Tunesmith by Lloyd Biggle, …

37741. On Acting

Laurence Olivier

On Acting is a book by Laurence Olivier. It was first published in 1986 when the actor was 79 years old. It consists partly of autobiographical reminiscences, partly of reflections on the actor's vocation.

37744. Deep Waters

Malcolm Rose

Deep Waters is a book published in 1997 that was written by Malcolm Rose.

37746. The Illusionist

Jennifer Johnston

The Illusionist, published in 1995, is a novel by Irish author Jennifer Johnston, and considered one of her best works. It gained positive reviews in The Irish Times, Times Literary Supplement and the New Statesman.

37748. God's architect

Rosemary Hill

God's architect is the book written by Rosemary Hill.

37749. Jumper Cable (Xanth Novels)

Piers Anthony

In the thirty-third thrilling escapade in Piers Anthony’s rousing Xanth fantasy series, an adventurous arachnid named Jumper must assume human form to save the enchanted realm from a cosmic peril.A cataclysmic battle between two all-powerful Demons has severed a mystical …

37750. The Werewolf and the Wormlord

Hugh Cook

The Werewolf and the Wormlord is a book published in 1991 that was written by Hugh Cook.

37751. Sex and the Single Ghost

Tawny Taylor

Sex and the Single Ghost is a paranormal romance novel by Tawny Taylor. The novel contains mild bondage. It is a stand-alone novel following the adventure of a Spirit American who has returned to Earth nine years after her death in order to discover why she was murdered.

37753. The Bloody Sun

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Bloody Sun is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published by Ace Books in 1964. The novel was substantially rewritten, expanded, and republished under the same title in 1979; Bradley's short story "To Keep the Oath" was …

37757. The Eye of the Tyger

Paul J. McAuley

The Eye of the Tyger is an original novella written by Paul J. McAuley and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Eighth Doctor. It was released as a standard edition hardback, a deluxe edition featuring a frontispiece by …

37758. Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member

Sanyika Shakur

Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member is a memoir about gang life written in prison by Sanyika Shakur.

37763. Angel's Gate

Gary Crew

Angel's Gate is a book written by Gary Crew.

37764. The Great Game: The Emergence of Wall Street as a …

John Steele Gordon

The Great Game: The Emergence of Wall Street as a World Power: 1653–2000 is a non-fiction book on business history by John Steele Gordon. The book was initially published on November 16, 1999 by Scribner.

37768. Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys

Wide Sargasso Sea is a 1966 postcolonial novel by Dominica-born British author Jean Rhys, who had lived in obscurity after her previous work, Good Morning, Midnight, was published in 1939. She had published other novels between these works, but Wide Sargasso Sea caused a revival …

37770. Wait for Me: Rediscovering the Joy of Purity in …

Rebecca St. James

A call to young people to remain sexually pure until marriage. Everyone longs to be loved deeply by someone, and Rebecca St. James is no different, as demonstrated by her hit song "Wait for Me." In this revised and updated version of the 2002 release, Rebecca shares the same …

37771. The four seasons of marriage

Gary D. Chapman

The Four Seasons of Marriage is a book written by Gary D. Chapman.

37773. Lemon in the Basket

Charlotte Armstrong

Lemon in the Basket is a book written by Charlotte Armstrong.

37775. What a Piece of Work I Am

Eric Kraft

What A Piece of Work I Am is a novel by Eric Kraft. It is part of his ongoing project of interconnected fiction "The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences and Observations of Peter Leroy." The novel is narrated by Leroy, but mainly concerns his boyhood crush and sultry muse, …

37778. Finders, Keepers: Eight Collectors

Rosamond Purcell

Finders, Keepers: Eight Collectors is a book by Stephen Jay Gould and Rosamond Purcell.

37781. Cauldron

Diane Carey

Cauldron is a book published in 2007 that was written by Diane Carey.

37782. The Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book is a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling. The stories were first published in magazines in 1893–94. The original publications contain illustrations, some by Rudyard's father, John Lockwood Kipling. Kipling was born in India and spent the first …

37784. The Dragon's Lair

Elizabeth Haydon

The Dragon's Lair is the third book in The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme series by Elizabeth Haydon and published in June 2009. The book is illustrated by Jason Chan.

37789. One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to …

John C. Waugh

One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to Civil War is a book written by John C. Waugh.

37791. Isle of the Dead

Roger Zelazny

Isle of the Dead is a science fiction novel by Roger Zelazny published in 1969. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1969, and won the French Prix Apollo in 1972. The title refers to the several paintings by Swiss-German painter Arnold Böcklin. In the novel, …

37793. Mean Justice

Edward Humes

Mean Justice is a book written by Edward Humes.

37795. Billy Elliot the Musical

Lee Hall

Billy Elliot the Musical is a musical based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot. The music is by Elton John, and the book and lyrics are by Lee Hall, who wrote the film's screenplay. The plot revolves around motherless Billy, who trades boxing gloves for ballet shoes. The story of his …

37798. Frankenstein


Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the English author Mary Shelley about the young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was …

37799. Reconstructing Amelia

Kimberly McCreight

[Read by Khristine Hvam]''Reconstructing Amelia'' is a stunning debut page-turner that brilliantly explores the secret world of teenagers, their clandestine first loves, hidden friendships, and the dangerous cruelty that can spill over into acts of terrible betrayal. - - When …

37800. Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and …

Lisa Pulitzer

Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea …

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