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.

38602. The Black Flame

Stanley G. Weinbaum

Toward the end of the Twentieth Century-so say historians of the age of the Second Enlightenment-civilization died in a blaze of atomic and bacterial warfare. Barbarism followed the holocaust, the Dark Centuries during which humanity rested and prepared for a charge to new …

38603. Upon Some Midnights Clear

K. C. Constantine

Upon Some Midnights Clear is a crime novel by the American writer K.C. Constantine set in 1980s Rocksburg, a fictional, blue-collar, Rustbelt town in Western Pennsylvania. Mario Balzic is the protagonist, an atypical detective for the genre, a Serbo-Italian American cop, …

38608. African Adventure

Willard Price

African Adventure is a 1963 children's book by the Canadian-born American author Willard Price featuring his "Adventure" series characters, Hal and Roger Hunt. On Safari in Uganda, Hal and Roger manage to capture a varied collection of African animals including hippo, hyena, …

38610. Inside Sahara

Basil Pao

Inside Sahara is a large coffee-table style book containing pictures taken by Basil Pao, who was the stills photographer on the team that made the Sahara with Michael Palin TV program for the BBC. Michael Palin's name is prominently displayed on the cover, and he has contributed …

38613. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. The work was a popular and critical success when first published. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as …

38614. Beowulf and the Critics

J. R. R. Tolkien

Beowulf and the Critics by J. R. R. Tolkien is a book edited by Michael D. C. Drout that presents scholarly editions of the two manuscript versions of Tolkien's essays or lecture series "Beowulf and the Critics", which served as the basis for the much shorter 1936 lecture …

38618. Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist, or The Parish Boy's Progress, is the second novel by Charles Dickens, and was first published as a serial 1837–9. The story is of the orphan Oliver Twist, who starts his life in a workhouse and is then apprenticed with an undertaker. He escapes from there and …

38620. Gold by the Inch

Lawrence Chua

The novel is split into three sections. The narrator is in Thailand visiting his younger brother, Luk, who works there as an architect. Thailand is the birthplace of the narrator’s mother. He ‘falls in love’ with Thong, a Thai prostitute, during his visit. The book tracks the …

38624. Krishnamurti to Himself: His Last Journal

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti to Himself: His Last Journal is a book based on a spoken diary of Jiddu Krishnamurti. It was originally published in 1987.

38638. Sky Pirates of Callisto

Lin Carter

Sky Pirates of Callisto is a science fiction novel written by Lin Carter, the third in his Callisto series. It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in January 1973, and reprinted twice through April 1974. The first British edition was published by Orbit Books in 1975. …

38645. Orwell, the transformation

Peter Stansky

Orwell, the transformation is a book written by Peter Stansky and William Abrahams.

38647. The Witch of the Low Tide

John Dickson Carr

The Witch of the Low Tide, first published in 1961, is a detective story/historical novel by John Dickson Carr set in the England of 1907. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a locked room mystery as well as being a historical novel. It is interesting from a modern …

38656. All Music Guide to the Blues: The Definitive Guide …

Vladimir Bogdanov

All Music Guide to the Blues: The Definitive Guide to the Blues is a non-fiction, encyclopedic referencing of blues music compiled under the direction of All Media Guide.

38657. Welcome to Our Hillbrow

Phaswane Mpe

Welcome to Our Hillbrow, is a novel by South African novelist Phaswane Mpe which deals with issues of xenophobia, AIDS, tradition, and inner city status in the Hillbrow neighborhood of postcolonial Johannesburg. It was first published in 2001.

38661. The Racial Contract

Charles Mills

The Racial Contract is a book by professor Charles W. Mills in which Mills puts forth his political philosophy regarding the role of race in the formation of the social contract. Mills argues that racism is at the core of the “social contract”, rather than racism being an …

38666. Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book

Muriel Feelings

Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book is a book written by Muriel Feelings and illustrated by Tom Feelings.

38667. The Cave

Robert Penn Warren

The Cave is the 1959 novel by Robert Penn Warren.

38668. The Wonder Smith and His Son

Ella Young

The Wonder-Smith and His Son: A Tale from the Golden Childhood of the World is a children's book by Ella Young. It is a collection of fourteen stories about Gubbaun Saor, the legendary Irish smith and architect. The book, illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff, was first published in …

38669. As I Was Crossing Boston Common

Norma Farber

As I Was Crossing Boston Common is the 1975 book by Norma Farber.

38671. Probabilistic Reasoning in Intelligent Systems: …

Judea Pearl

Probabilistic Reasoning in Intelligent Systems: Networks of Plausible Inference is a book written by Judea Pearl.

38677. Madumo, a Man Bewitched

Adam Ashforth

Madumo, a Man Bewitched is a 2000 non-fiction anthropology book written by Australian social scientist and professor Adam Ashforth.

38679. Ghostworld

Simon R. Green

Ghostworld is a book published in 1993 that was written by Simon R. Green.

38688. Flannelled Fool

T. C. Worsley

Flannelled Fool is an autobiography by T. C. Worsley, published in 1967. It takes its title from a phrase in "The Islanders", a poem by Rudyard Kipling. Though Flannelled Fool is subtitled A Slice of a Life in the Thirties, much of it treats the author's childhood and education …

38700. Le Calvaire

Octave Mirbeau

Le Calvaire is a novel written by the French journalist, novelist and playwright Octave Mirbeau, and published by Ollendorff in 1886.

38704. The Siege of White Deer Park

Colin Dann

The Siege of White Deer Park is the fifth book of The Animals of Farthing Wood series. It was first published in 1985 and has since been included in a single book with In the Path of the Storm and Battle for the Park in the "Second Omnibus" edition.

38706. When Jonathan Died

Tony Duvert

When Jonathan Died is a novel by Tony Duvert, translated by D.R. Roberts. It was first published in France as Quand Mourut Jonathan in 1978.

38707. The Art of Computer Programming

Donald Knuth

The Art of Computer Programming is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth that covers many kinds of programming algorithms and their analysis. Knuth began the project, originally conceived as a single book with twelve chapters, in 1962. The first three of what was …

38713. Mourning diary

Richard P. Howard

A major discovery: The lost diary of a great mind—and an intimate, deeply moving study of griefThe day after his mother's death in October 1977, the influential philosopher Roland Barthes began a diary of mourning. Taking notes on index cards as was his habit, he reflected on a …

38715. Wyrd Sisters

Terry Pratchett

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

38719. Weight Loss

Upamanyu Chatterjee

Weight Loss is a 2006 novel by Upamanyu Chatterjee.

38720. Trouble Under Oz

Sherwood Smith

Trouble Under Oz is a 2006 novel by Sherwood Smith, illustrated by William Stout and published by Harper Collins. It is a sequel to Smith's 2005 novel The Emerald Wand of Oz which is a further continuation of the Oz series originally started by L. Frank Baum in 1900 . Dori and …

38724. Waking Dream

Rhiannon Lassiter

Waking Dream is a young adult novel by Rhiannon Lassiter, first published in 2002. It is a dark fantasy about magic, dreams and another world.

38728. Diary of a Pilgrimage

Jerome K. Jerome

Diary of a Pilgrimage is a novel by Jerome K. Jerome published in 1891. It tells of a trip undertaken by Jerome and his friend "B" to see the Oberammergau Passion Play in Germany.

38730. Ancient Fire

Mark London Williams

Ancient Fire is a book published in 2000 that was written by Mark London Williams.

38731. Wolf Stalker (National Parks Mysteries)

Gloria Skurzynski

Wolf Stalker (National Parks Mysteries) is a book by Alane Ferguson and Gloria Skurzynski.

38737. The Fire in the Stone

Colin Thiele

The Fire in the Stone is a book by Colin Thiele.

38741. Spirit of the Wind

Chris Pierson

Spirit of the Wind is a fantasy novel by Chris Pierson, set in the world of Dragonlance, which is based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

38742. Maiden of Pain

Kameron M. Franklin

Maiden of Pain is a fantasy novel by Kameron M. Franklin, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the third novel in "The Priests" series. This novel was the subject of the 2003 Wizards of the Coast novel Open …

38755. The Secret Life of Dilly McBean

Dorothy Haas

The Secret Life of Dilly McBean is a book by Dorothy Haas.

38758. The Copmlete Fairy Tales in Verse and Prose | Les …

Charles Perrault

DIVThis comprehensive text for students of French language or literature includes 3 tales in verse as well as much-loved prose favorites such as "Sleeping Beauty" and "Cinderella." Excellent English translations appear on facing pages. /div

38775. Blues for an Alabama sky

Pearl Cleage

Blues for an Alabama sky is a GLAAD Media Awards nominated play by Pearl Cleage.

38797. The Gods of Gotham

Lyndsay Fay

The Gods of Gotham is a 2012 novel by Lyndsay Fay.

38799. Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances

Neil Gaiman

Multiple award winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things—which includes a never-before published American Gods story, …

38800. Us

David Nicholls

From David Nicholls, author of the mega-bestselling fiction sensation One Day, comes a highly anticipated new novel that follows one man’s efforts to salvage his marriage—and repair his troubled relationship with his teenaged son—during the course of a trip around EuropeRenowned …

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