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.

39001. Blue Island

Jean Raspail

Blue Island is a 1988 novel by the French writer Jean Raspail. The narrative is set in Touraine during World War II, where a charismatic boy gathers his friends on an island, where they play war games which become increasingly more interlinked with reality. The book was …

39002. Careful, He Might Hear You

Sumner Locke Elliott

Careful, He Might Hear You is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author Sumner Locke Elliott. It was published in 1963. The 1983 film Careful, He Might Hear You was based on the novel.

39003. Peregrine

William Bayer

Peregrine is a book by William Bayer.

39005. 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, …

39006. Open Skies, Closed Minds

Nick Pope

Open Skies, Closed Minds, a book on ufology, expresses the views of Nick Pope, a former UFO investigator with the British Ministry of Defence. The book provides an overview of the UFO phenomenon, with the emphasis on Pope's three-year tour of duty as the Ministry of Defence's …

39013. Camp Princess 1: Born To Rule

Kathryn Lasky

Camp Princess 1: Born To Rule is a book published in 2006 that was written by Kathryn Lasky.

39022. 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 …

39034. John Dickson Carr: The Man Who Explained Miracles

Douglas Greene

John Dickson Carr: The Man Who Explained Miracles is a book written by Douglas Greene.

39035. Rex Stout

John J. McAleer

Rex Stout is a book written by John J. McAleer.

39039. Internationalism or Russification?

Ivan Dzi︠u︡ba

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

39043. Tourist Season

Carl Hiaasen

Tourist Season is a 1986 novel by Carl Hiaasen. It was his first solo novel, after co-writing several mystery/thriller novels with William Montalbano.

39044. Rivers and mountains

John Ashbery

Rivers and mountains is a collection of poems written by John Ashbery.

39046. The Marxists

C. Wright Mills

The Marxists is a 1962 book about Marxism by sociologist C. Wright Mills.

39063. Marcel Proust

Roger Shattuck

Marcel Proust is a book written by Roger Shattuck.

39083. The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again is a fantasy novel and children's book by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for the Carnegie Medal and awarded a prize from the New York Herald Tribune for best …

39089. History of North Dakota

Elwyn B. Robinson

The History of North Dakota is a book written by Elwyn B. Robinson covering the history of the U.S. state of North Dakota. The book's coverage spans from several thousand years ago at the time when Native Americans first settled the area that would become present-day North …

39095. Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold …

Gary Taubes

Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion is book of science history by Gary Taubes about the early years of the cold fusion controversy.

39101. The Last Dream

Gordon R. Dickson

The Last Dream is a collection of fantasy and science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Baen Books in 1986. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Fantasy and Science Fiction, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Fantastic, Startling …

39106. Steel Brother

Gordon R. Dickson

Steel Brother is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Tor Books in 1985 and reprints most of the stories from Dickson's earlier collection, Dickson!, with one additional story. The stories originally appeared in the magazines …

39110. Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

David Hagberg

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines is a book published in 2003 that was written by David Hagberg.

39116. 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 …

39130. 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 …

39183. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

39191. Around the World in Eighty Days

Jules Verne

Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his …

39200. 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, …



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