The most popular books in English
from 38601 to 38800

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.

38605. The Fair Maid of Perth

Walter Scott

The Fair Maid of Perth is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. Inspired by the strange story of the Battle of the North Inch, it is set in Perth and other parts of Scotland around 1400. The book had been intended to include two other stories in the same volume, "My Aunt Margaret's …

38615. Revelations in Black

Carl Jacobi

Revelations in Black is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Carl Jacobi. It was released in 1947 and was the author's first book. It was published by Arkham House with an edition of 3,082 copies. Most of the stories were published originally in the …

38621. Memories of the Space Age

J. G. Ballard

Memories of the Space Age is a collection of Science fiction stories by author J.G. Ballard. It was released in 1988 by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4,903 copies and was the author's first book published by Arkham House. The stories, set at Cape Canaveral, …

38625. File for Record

Phoebe Atwood Taylor

File For Record is a novel that was published in 1943 by Phoebe Atwood Taylor writing as Alice Tilton. It is the sixth of the eight Leonidas Witherall mysteries.

38627. The Kalām Cosmological Argument

William Lane Craig

The Kalām Cosmological Argument is a book written by William Lane Craig. It comprises a contemporary defense of the Kalām cosmological argument. The book purports to establish the existence of God based upon the alleged metaphysical impossibility of an infinite regress of past …

38630. The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Snow-Image, and Other Twice-Told Tales is the final collection of short stories published by Nathaniel Hawthorne in his lifetime, appearing in 1852.

38631. Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah!

Allan Sherman

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah! is a children's book based on the novelty song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" by Allan Sherman and Lou Busch, and illustrated by Jack E. Davis. In the book, a wide-eyed, snaggled-tooth narrator seems befuddled by all the problems at Camp Granada.

38632. Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft III

H. P. Lovecraft

Selected Letters III is a collection of letters by H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in 1971 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,513 copies. It is the third of a five volume series of collections of Lovecraft's letters and includes a preface by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei.

38639. The Faithful Friend

Robert D. San Souci

The Faithful Friend is a book written by Robert Souci and illustrated by Brian Pinkney.

38640. The Moved-Outers

Florence Means

The Moved-Outers is a children's novel by Florence Crannell Means. Illustrated by Helen Blair, it was first published in 1945 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1946. The theme of the novel is the treatment of Japanese Americans on the West Coast during World War II. The story …

38641. The Book of Mercy

Kathleen Cambor

The Book of Mercy is the debut novel of the American writer Kathleen Cambor. Narrated in alternate chapters by Edmund Mueller, an 83-year-old retired Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania firefighter, and his daughter, Anne, a 42-year-old psychiatrist and single mother, the novel weaves a …

38642. The Cave

Robert Penn Warren

The Cave is the 1959 novel by Robert Penn Warren.

38646. The Speed of the Dark

Alex Shearer

The Speed of the Dark is a book written by Alex Shearer.

38648. A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a …

38650. The Confusions of Pleasure

Timothy Brook

The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China is an influential and frequently cited book which explores the economic and cultural history and the "influence of economic change on social and cultural life" in China during the Ming dynasty. The book is written by …

38654. The Golden Sword

Janet Morris

The Golden Sword is a book written by Janet Morris in 1976 and first published in 1977. It is the second part of her Silistra series of novels.

38657. The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom


The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom is a novel by Tobias Smollett first published in 1753. It was Smollett's third novel and met with less success than his two previous more picaresque tales. The central character is a villainous dandy who cheats, swindles and philanders …

38673. Theaitet


38676. Shadow of Heaven

Ellen Bryant Voigt

Shadow of Heaven is the book written by Ellen Bryant Voigt.

38684. Eastward Hoe

Ben Jonson

Eastward Hoe or Eastward Ho, is an early Jacobean era stage play, a satire and city comedy written by George Chapman, Ben Jonson, and John Marston, printed in 1605. The play was written in response to Westward Ho, an earlier satire by Thomas Dekker and John Webster. Eastward Ho …

38687. 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.

38688. 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.

38690. The Carnelian Throne

Janet Morris

The Carnelian Throne is a 1979 fantasy novel by Janet Morris. Published by Bantam Books, it is the fourth and final title of the Silistra series.

38691. Plato


38692. Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality …

Flo Conway

Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality Change is a 1978 book which describes the authors' theory of religious conversion. They propose that "snapping" is a mental process through which a person is recruited by a cult or new religious movement, or leaves the group …

38693. Wyrd Sisters

Terry Pratchett

Wyrd Sisters is Terry Pratchett's sixth Discworld novel, published in 1988, and re-introduces Granny Weatherwax of Equal Rites.

38698. The Revengers

Donald Hamilton

The Revengers, published in 1982, is a novel in the long-running secret agent series Matt Helm by Donald Hamilton. It was the first Helm book published since 1977 and the nineteenth book published overall since 1960. This book was seen as a reintroduction of the character after …

38703. Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future

Martin Caidin

Buck Rogers: A Life in the Future is the title of a science fiction novel by Martin Caidin published in 1995. The novel is a reimagining of Buck Rogers, a pulp fiction character created in the 1920s by Philip Francis Nowlan and later popularized in a long-running comic strip and …

38705. Ariel Sharon: A Life

Nir Hefez

Ariel Sharon: A Life is a book by Gadi Bloom and Nir Hefez.

38706. Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, …

Michelle Malkin

Invasion: How America Still Welcomes Terrorists, Criminals, and Other Foreign Menaces to Our Shores is a 2002 book written by political commentator and author Michelle Malkin. In it, she states that the U.S. immigration system is plagued by bureaucratic inertia, political …

38707. Electronic Life

Michael Crichton

Electronic Life is a 1983 non-fiction book by Michael Crichton, an author better known for his novels.

38718. Companion Piece

Mike Tucker

Companion Piece is an original novella written by Robert Perry and Mike Tucker and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor and Catherine. It was released both as a standard edition hardback and a deluxe …

38722. Discourse on the Method

René Descartes

The Discourse on the Method is a philosophical and autobiographical treatise published by René Descartes in 1637. Its full name is Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences. The Discourse on The Method is best known as the …

38734. Tell Me Why, Mummy

David Thomas

The inspirational true story of one man overcoming enormous odds – including sexual abuse from his alcoholic mother – to choose his own path in life and become a truly exceptional human being.From the age of four David Thomas was sexually abused by his alcoholic mother and …

38771. Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture

Henri de Lubac

Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture, is a three volume study by Henri de Lubac, first published in French between 1959 and 1964. It is considered to be one of the most important and thorough studies of the history of medieval exegesis. Its subject matter ranges from …

38784. Shogun: A Novel of Japan

James Clavell

Shōgun is a 1975 novel by James Clavell. It is the first novel of the author's Asian Saga. A major bestseller, by 1990 the book had sold 15 million copies worldwide. Beginning in feudal Japan some months before the critical Battle of Sekigahara in 1600, Shōgun gives an account …

38794. Hippias Minor


Hippias Minor, or On Lying, is thought to be one of Plato's early works. Socrates matches wits with an arrogant polymath who is also a smug literary critic. Hippias believes that Homer can be taken at face value, and that Achilles may be believed when he says he hates liars, …

38796. Tehlikeli Oyunlar

Oğuz Atay

Tehlikeli Oyunlar is the second novel of Oğuz Atay. It has been published in 1973. The main character of the novel is Hikmet Benol. Atay has stated in his diary that he has tried to create a "negative character" contrary to Selim Işık, who is the main character in his first …

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