The most popular books in English.

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.

38815. 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 …

38820. 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.

38821. 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 …

38822. Internationalism or Russification?

Ivan Dzi︠u︡ba

Internationalism or Russification? is a book by Ukrainian writer and social activist Ivan Dziuba, written in September-December 1965.

38825. Science-Fiction Handbook

L. Sprague de Camp

Science-Fiction Handbook is a guide to writing and marketing science fiction and fantasy by L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp, "one of the earliest books about modern sf." The original edition by L. Sprague de Camp alone, subtitled The Writing of Imaginative …

38830. Beasts of the southern wild and other stories

Doris Betts

Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories is a 1973 collection of short stories by Doris Betts. The collection was nominated for a 1974 National Book Award. The story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" was adapted into the short film “Violet,” which won Best Live Action Short at the 54th …

38831. Yonie Wondernose

Marguerite de Angeli

Yonie Wondernose is a 1944 picture book by Marguerite de Angeli, who would later win the Newbery Medal for The Door in the Wall. Sometimes described as an "Amish Curious George", the book was to win the Caldecott Honor citation. As with many of de Angeli's books, it was how she …

38837. A New Universal History of Infamy

Rhys Hughes

A New Universal History of Infamy is the title of a 2004 collection of short fiction by Welsh fantasy writer Rhys Hughes. The book serves as a parody and homage to Jorge Luis Borges' collection A Universal History of Infamy, following the plan of the original closely but not …

38852. The innocence of the Devil

Nawal El Saadawi

The innocence of the Devil is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38854. Mention My Name in Atlantis

John Jakes

Mention My Name in Atlantis, being, at last, the true account of the calamitous destruction of the great island kingdom together with a narrative of its wondrous intercourses with a superior race of other-worldlings, as transcribed from the manuscript of a survivor, Hoptor the …

38858. A crown for the king

Solomon ibn Gabirol

A crown for the king is a work written by Solomon ibn Gabirol.

38861. Saraband of Lost Time

Richard Grant

Saraband of Lost Time is a science fiction novel by Maine author Richard Grant, published by Avon Books in 1985. It is his first of several novels, labeled as science fiction. Saraband placed eighth in the annual Locus Poll for best first novel, and received a special citation …

38862. My Pretty Pony

Stephen King

"My Pretty Pony" is a short story written by Stephen King and illustrated by the artist Barbara Kruger. It was the sixth publication in the Whitney Museum of American Art artist and writer series. An original limited artist edition of 250 was published in 1989 and was an …

38863. The Treasure in the Royal Tower

Carolyn Keene

Treasure in the Royal Tower is a young adult novel by Carolyn Keene in the Nancy Drew stories.

38865. 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.

38867. Lament for the Molly Maguires

Arthur H. Lewis

Lament for the Molly Maguires is a book written by Arthur H. Lewis.

38869. The Well Dressed Explorer

Thea Astley

The Well Dressed Explorer is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author Thea Astley. This novel shared the award with The Cupboard Under the Stairs by George Turner.

38878. Return of the sorceress

Tim Waggoner

Return of the Sorceress is a fantasy novel by Tim Waggoner published in November 2004, and set in the world of Dragonlance, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the fourth novel set in the "New Adventures" series.

38882. The Lone Star Ranger

Zane Grey

The Lone Star Ranger is a Western novel published by Zane Grey in 1915. It follows the life of Buck Duane, a man who becomes an outlaw and then redeems himself in the eyes of the law.

38899. Sender Unknown

Sallie Lowenstein

Sender Unknown is a science fiction novel for young adults by Sallie Lowenstein. It was first published by Lion Stone Books in 2002, and later published by Scholastic Inc. in 2006.

38921. The Nawal El Saadawi reader

Nawal El Saadawi

The Nawal El Saadawi reader is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38924. Two women in one

Nawal El Saadawi

Imraʻtān fī imraʼah is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38935. Democracy and Islam in the New Constitution of …

Khaled Abou El Fadl

Reports on a conference held to identify ways in which the new constitution of Afghanistan could help put the country on the path to a strong, stable democracy characterized by good governance and rule of law. The participants identified practical ideas for those involved in …

38938. 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 …

38941. The well of life

Nawal El Saadawi

The well of life is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38947. Dead Gods

Monte Cook

Dead Gods is an adventure module for the second edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

38966. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

38972. Nahj al-Balagha

Ali B Abi Talib

The Nahj al-Balagha is the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and narrations attributed to Ali, cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad. It was collected by Sharif Razi, a Shi'i scholar in the tenth century Known for its eloquent content, it is considered a …

38981. Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law

Khaled Abou El Fadl

Khaled Abou El Fadl's book represents the first systematic examination of the idea and treatment of political resistance and rebellion in Islamic law. Pre-modern jurists produced an extensive and sophisticated discourse on the legality of rebellion and the treatment due to …

38986. Treatise on Asthma


Treatise on Asthma is a work written by Maimonides.

38999. Twenty Drawings

Kahlil Gibran

Twenty Drawings is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.

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