The most popular books in English
from 41401 to 41600

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.

41402. An American Tragedy: 2

Theodore Dreiser

An American Tragedy is a novel by the American writer Theodore Dreiser.

41405. The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally serialised in The Strand Magazine from August 1901 to April 1902, it is set largely on Dartmoor in Devon in England's West Country …

41408. Volpone

Ben Jonson

Volpone is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1605-06, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean Era comedies.

41410. The Hermaphrodite

Julia Ward Howe

The Hermaphrodite is an incomplete novel by Julia Ward Howe about a hermaphrodite raised as a male, but whose underlying gender ambiguity often creates havoc in his life. Its date of creation is uncertain; University of Idaho professor Gary Williams hypothesizes that it was …

41411. The Sum Of Things

Olivia Manning

The Sum Of Things is a book published in 1980 that was written by Olivia Manning.

41412. The Art of Chesley Bonestell

Ron Miller

The Art of Chesley Bonestell is a book by Ron Miller, Melvin H. Schuetz and Frederick C. Durant, III.

41414. Serpent Waltz

Jo Clayton

Serpent Waltz is a book published in 1994 that was written by Jo Clayton.

41415. The Lord God Bird

Russell Hill

The Lord God Bird is a book written by Russell Hill.

41416. Sex, sin, and blasphemy

Marjorie Heins

Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars is a non-fiction book by lawyer and civil libertarian Marjorie Heins, about freedom of speech and the censorship of works of art in the early 1990s by the U.S. government. The book was published in 1993 by The New …

41419. Emma and the Werewolves: Jane Austen's Classic Novel …

Adam Rann

Beware the howls in the darkness and the light of the full moon. As the ever headstrong Ms. Emma Woodhouse schemes and plots as matchmaker, a dark and deadly terror descends upon Highbury. A series of bestial murders fills the residents with fear as the ever mysterious Mr. …

41420. The White Abacus

Damien Broderick

The White Abacus is a 1997 science fiction novel by Damien Broderick. It follows the story of Telmah Lord Cima who travels to Earth from a far-off world and becomes friends with a computer-augmented being called Ratio.

41422. A portrait of Isaac Newton

Frank Manuel

A portrait of Isaac Newton is a book written by Frank E. Manuel.

41425. Latitude Zero

James Axler

Latitude Zero is the twelfth book in the series of Deathlands. It was written by Laurence James under the house name James Axler.

41426. The crack in everything

Alicia Suskin Ostriker

The crack in everything is the book written by Alicia Ostriker.

41434. Pick-Up Sticks

Sarah Ellis

Pick-Up Sticks is a children's novel by Canadian author Sarah Ellis. The novel received the 1991 Governor General's Award for Children's Literature. The story is told from the perspective of a thirteen-year-old girl, Polly, as she experiences the struggles of losing her home and …

41435. Babylon South

Jon Cleary

Babylon South is a 1989 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the sixth book featuring Sydney homicide detective Scobie Malone, and deals with Malone coming across an old case of his - the 1966 disappearance of the head of ASIO. He also has to investigate another …

41439. Njinsky Dancing

Lincoln Kirstein

Njinsky Dancing is a book written by Lincoln Kirstein.

41440. Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life

David Coomes

Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life is a book written by David Coomes.

41442. Socratic Puzzles

Robert Nozick

Socratic Puzzles is a 1997 collection of essays by libertarian philosopher Robert Nozick.

41443. Crimes of War

David Rieff

Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know is a 1999 reference book edited by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Roy Gutman and David Rieff that offers a compendium of more than 150 entries of articles and photographs that broadly define "international humanitarian law", a …

41444. A Separate Creation

Chandler Burr

A Separate Creation: The Search for the Biological Origins of Sexual Orientation is a 1996 book about the development of sexual orientation by journalist Chandler Burr.

41446. Nanotech

Gardner Dozois

Nanotech is a 1998 anthology of science fiction short-stories revolving around nanotechnology and its effects. It is edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois.

41449. The Past Through Tomorrow

Robert A. Heinlein

The Past Through Tomorrow is a collection of Robert A. Heinlein's Future History stories. Most of the stories are part of a larger storyline of a rapidly collapsing American sanity, followed by a theocratic dictatorship. A revolution overthrows the theocracy and establishes a …

41451. A Formal Feeling

Zibby O'Neal

A Formal Feeling is a book written by Zibby Oneal.

41452. In Every Face I Meet

Justin Cartwright

In Every Face I Meet is a 1995 book by Justin Cartwright.

41453. Fish for Supper

M. Goffstein

Fish for Supper is a book by M. B. Goffstein.

41454. All Around the Town

Phyllis McGinley

All Around the Town is a book written by Phyllis McGinley and illustrated by Helen Stone.

41455. Hildilid's Night

Chelli Duran Ryan

Hildilid's Night is a book written by Chelli Duran Ryan and illustrated by Arnold Lobel.

41456. Tom Tit Tot: An English Folk Tale

Evaline Ness

Tom Tit Tot: An English Folk Tale is a book written by Evaline Ness.

41457. Vaino, A Boy of New Finland

Julia Davis Adams

Vaino, A Boy of New Finland is a children's novel written by Julia Davis Adams and illustrated by Lempi Ostman. It was published in 1929, and was retroactively awarded the Newbery Honor citation the next year.

41458. An Album of Fluid Motion

Milton Van Dyke

The book An Album of Fluid Motion is a collection of black-and-white photographs of flow visualizations for different types of fluid flows. These flows include: Creeping flow Laminar flow Flow separation Vortices Fluid instability Fluid turbulence Free-surface flow Natural …

41461. Zaddik

David Rosenbaum

Zaddik is a book written by David Rosenbaum.

41463. The Memory of Eva Ryker

Donald A. Stanwood

The Memory of Eva Ryker is a book written by Donald A. Stanwood.

41465. The Report from Iron Mountain

Leonard C. Lewin

The Report from Iron Mountain is a book published in 1967 by Dial Press which puts itself forth as the report of a government panel. The book includes the claim it was authored by a Special Study Group of fifteen men whose identities were to remain secret and that it was not …

41468. Conan of Venarium

Harry Turtledove

Conan of Venarium is a fantasy novel written by Harry Turtledove and edited by Teresa Nielsen Hayden featuring Robert E. Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in hardcover by Tor Books in July 2003; a regular paperback edition …

41469. Track of the Zombie

Franklin W. Dixon

Track of the Zombie is the 71st title of the Hardy Boys, written by Franklin W. Dixon.

41472. Bo's Lasting Lessons: The Legendary Coach Teaches …

Bo Schembechler

Bo's Lasting Lessons: The Legendary Coach Teaches the Timeless Fundamentals of Leadership is a book by Bo Schembechler and John U. Bacon.

41473. The American Century: Varieties of Culture in Modern …

Norman Cantor

The American Century: Varieties of Culture in Modern Times is a 1997 book by Norman F. Cantor with Mindy Cantor. In this book Norman Cantor, who is best known for his treatment of medieval European history, traces 20th-Century Western intellectual thought, including art, …

41474. Old Heart

Stanley Plumly

Old Heart is a book written by Stanley Plumly.

41478. Woolgathering

Patti Smith

Woolgathering is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1992.

41479. Memorare

Gene Wolfe

"Memorare" is a science fiction novella published in 2007 by Gene Wolfe. It was nominated for the 2008 Nebula Award for Best Novella.

41481. Company K

William March

Company K is a 1933 novel by William March, first serialised in parts in the New York magazine The Forum from 1930 to 1932, and published in its entirety by Smith and Haas on 19 January 1933, in New York. The book's title was taken from the Marine company that March served in …

41484. Shipwreck

John Fowles

Shipwreck is a book published in 1974 that contains text by John Fowles and photography by The Gibsons of Scilly.

41486. Inside Africa

John Gunther

Inside Africa is a book written by John Gunther.

41487. X Stands for Unknown

Isaac Asimov

'X' Stands for Unknown is a collection of seventeen nonfiction science essays written by Isaac Asimov. It was the seventeenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, these being first published between January 1982 and May 1983. …

41489. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years is a book written by Carl Sandburg.

41490. Mutants

Gordon R. Dickson

Mutants is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Macmillan in 1970. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Astounding, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Galaxy Science Fiction and Fantasy and Science Fiction.

41494. Book of the Dead

Ashley McConnell

Book of the Dead is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel, written by and published by Pocket Books. It was first published in 2004.

41496. The Long Revolution

Raymond Williams

The Long Revolution, by Raymond Williams, 1961. The "long revolution" of the title is a revolution in culture, which Raymond Williams sees as having unfolded alongside the democratic revolution and the industrial revolution. It followed on from Culture and Society, which was his …

41501. Rider in the Dark

Victoria Holmes

Rider in the Dark is a book published in 2004 that was written by Victoria Holmes.

41505. Green Thumb

Rob Thomas

Green Thumb is a young-adult novel by Rob Thomas, creator of the television series Veronica Mars. It was published in 1999

41506. Where Are You Going, Little Mouse?

Robert Kraus

Where Are You Going, Little Mouse? is a book written by Robert Kraus, illustrated by Jose Aruego and Arian Dewey.

41508. Night Cry

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Night Cry is a book by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

41511. Rates of Exchange

Malcolm Bradbury

Rates of Exchange is a novel written by Malcolm Bradbury.

41512. Shooting Script

Gavin Lyall

Shooting Script is a first person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1966.

41513. The Population Bomb

Paul R. Ehrlich

The Population Bomb is a best-selling book written by Stanford University Professor Paul R. Ehrlich and his wife, Anne Ehrlich, in 1968. It warned of the mass starvation of humans in the 1970s and 1980s due to overpopulation, as well as other major societal upheavals, and …

41517. Step by Wicked Step

Anne Fine

Step By Wicked Step is a children's novel by Anne Fine, first published in 1995. In the novel five unrelated children talk about their difficulties with their parents' being separated and with their stepfamilies. The title makes reference to the fictional tradition of the wicked …

41518. Encyclopedia of American Religions

J. Gordon Melton

Encyclopedia of American Religions, renamed Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions in the eighth edition, is a reference book by J. Gordon Melton first published in 1978, by Consortium Books, A McGrath publishing company. It is currently in its eighth edition and has become …

41519. Sticky Beak

Morris Gleitzman

Sticky Beak is a children's novel first published in 1993. Written by English-born Australian writer Morris Gleitzman, it is the sequel to Blabber Mouth. The novel is set in Australia and follows the misadventures of a mute Australian girl called Rowena Batts. Sticky Beak won …

41520. Blue Blood and Mutiny

Patricia Beard

Blue Blood and Mutiny: The Fight for the Soul of Morgan Stanley is a non-fiction book by American journalist and historian Patricia Beard. The book was initially published by William Morrow on September 18, 2007.

41521. Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebook

David M. Carroll

Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebook is a book written by David M. Carroll.

41522. The Tides of Kregen

Kenneth Bulmer

The Tides of Kregen is a science fiction novel written by Kenneth Bulmer under the pseudonym of Alan Burt Akers, and is volume twelve in his extensive Dray Prescot series of sword and planet novels, set on the fictional world of Kregen, a planet of the Antares star system in the …

41523. Renegade of Kregen

Kenneth Bulmer

Renegade of Kregen is a science fiction novel written by Kenneth Bulmer under the pseudonym of Alan Burt Akers, and is volume thirteen in his extensive Dray Prescot series of sword and planet novels, set on the fictional world of Kregen, a planet of the Antares star system in …

41526. Cinnabar Shadows

Lynn Abbey

Cinnabar Shadows is a book published in 1995 that was written by Lynn Abbey.

41529. The Hugo Winners

Isaac Asimov

The Hugo Winners was a series of books which collected science fiction and fantasy stories that won a Hugo Award for Short Story, Novelette or Novella at the World Science Fiction Convention between 1955 and 1982. Each volume was edited by Isaac Asimov, who wrote the …

41531. Munich: The Price of Peace

Telford Taylor

Munich: The Price of Peace is a book written by Telford Taylor.

41532. Double Trouble Squared

Kathryn Lasky

Double Trouble Squared is a book by Kathryn Lasky.

41535. Kandide and the Secret of the Mists

Diana S. Zimmerman

Kandide and the Secret of the Mists is the first novel by American author Diana S. Zimmerman and the first book in the Calabiyau Chronicles trilogy. The fantasy novel, set in the fairy kingdom of Calabiyau, relates the story of Princess Kandide’s banishment to the Veil of the …

41539. Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". First published as a book on 14 November 1883 by Cassell & Co., it was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881 …

41541. Predator: Flesh and Blood

Michael Jan Friedman

Predator: Flesh and Blood is a book published in 2007 that was written by Michael Jan Friedman and Robert Greenberger.

41542. Shaman of Oberstdorf: Chonrad Stoeckhlin and the …

Wolfgang Behringer

Shaman of Oberstdorf: Chonrad Stoeckhlin and the Phantoms of the Night is a study of the arrest and trial of Chonrad Stoecklin, a German herdsman from the town of Oberstdorf who was accused and executed for the crime of witchcraft after experiencing a series of visions. Written …

41544. Dream Children

A. N. Wilson

Dream Children is a 1998 novel by A. N. Wilson. Owing to his own early encounters, Oliver Gold, a distinguished philosopher, has decided he can only be happy with a child. Oliver, however, moves in with a widow in North London. He makes all the ladies around him fall in love …

41545. Actress in the house

Joseph McElroy

Actress in the House is Joseph McElroy's eighth novel. Lawyer Bill Daley follows up an unusual phone call from stage actress Becca Lang by attending her show. Daley is appalled when Becca is slugged rather brutally in what was clearly supposed to have been a stage slap. He stays …

41547. The Raven's Knot

Robin Jarvis

The Raven's Knot is the second book in the Tales from the Wyrd Museum series by Robin Jarvis. It was originally published in 1995.

41548. Silent Words

Joan M. Drury

Silent Words is a book written by Joan M. Drury.

41549. Behind the Mystery: Top Mystery Writers Interviewed

Stuart M. Kaminsky

Behind the Mystery: Top Mystery Writers Interviewed by Stuart Kaminsky and Photographed by Laurie Roberts is a book by Stuart M. Kaminsky.

41551. Cross of Blood

K. W. Jeter

Cross of Blood is a book published in 1995 that was written by K.W. Jeter.

41552. Soulless: Ann Coulter and the Right-Wing Church of …

Susan Estrich

Soulless: Ann Coulter and the Right-Wing Church of Hate is a nonfiction book which accuses conservative Ann Coulter of repeatedly lying or manipulating the truth to serve her political agenda. Published in October 2006 by liberal political writer Susan Estrich, the book …

41553. Deepwater Landing

Ken Catran

Deepwater Landing is a book published in 1993 that was written by Ken Catran.

41555. The Only Game in Town

John Bibee

The Only Game in Town is the third book of the Spirit Flyer Series by John Bibee. The book was published by Inter-Varsity Press in 1988. This is the first of the Spirit Flyer Series of books that does not focus exclusively on the expoits of the Kramar family. The protagonist of …

41556. What is the truth?

Ted Hughes

What is the truth? is a book written by Ted Hughes.

41557. The Grass Dancer

Susan Power

The Grass Dancer is a book written by Susan Power.

41563. Lincoln at home

David Herbert Donald

Lincoln at Home is a book written by David Herbert Donald.

41567. The Annotated Sense and Sensibility

David M. Shapard

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility that makes this tale of two sisters in love an even more enjoyable read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,000 annotations on …

41573. Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft V

H. P. Lovecraft

Selected Letters V is a collection of letters by H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in 1976 by Arkham House in an edition of 5,138 copies. It is the fifth of a five volume series of collections of Lovecraft's letters and includes a preface by James Turner.

41574. The Clue of the Broken Locket

Carolyn Keene

The Clue of the Broken Locket is the eleventh volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1934, and was written by Mildred Benson under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.

41575. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry …

J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the first novel in the Harry Potter series and J. K. Rowling's debut novel. The plot follows Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage as he makes close friends and a few enemies in his first year at the Hogwarts …

41578. Dear Socks, Dear Buddy

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids' Letters to the First Pets is a 1998 children's book written by First Lady of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton. It concerns the two pets that lived in the White House during the Clinton administration: Socks the cat and Buddy the dog. It …

41582. Socialite Evenings

Shobhaa De

Socialite Evenings is Shobha De's first novel. It describes Mumbai high society and explores the lives of bored, rich housewives trapped in loveless marriages and engaging in ill-fated extramarital affairs, smug selfish husbands who use their wives more for social respectability …

41584. Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Nightside

Frank Belknap Long

Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Dreamer on the Nightside is a biography of H. P. Lovecraft written by Frank Belknap Long, a longtime friend of Lovecraft. It was released in 1975 and by Arkham House in an edition of 4,991 copies. It was one of three biographies of Lovecraft released …

41586. I Have This Nifty Idea...Now What Do I Do with It?

Mike Resnick

I Have This Nifty Idea...Now What Do I Do with It? is a book written by Mike Resnick.

41587. The Betrayal of the American Right

Murray Rothbard

The Betrayal of the American Right is a book by Murray Rothbard written in the early 1970s and published by the Ludwig von Mises Institute in 2007. In it, Rothbard describes the takeover of the Old Right by neoconservatives and cold warriors during the 1950s and 1960s.

41588. In Lunacy

William F. Wu

In Lunacy is a book published in 1993 that was written by William F. Wu.

41590. Releasing the Bonds

Steven Hassan

Releasing the Bonds: Empowering People to Think for Themselves is Steven Hassan's self-published second book. It discusses Hassan's theories on mind control and cults. According to Arthur A. Dole, Hassan's Strategic Interaction Approach " ... stresses love, respect, freedom of …

41592. 77 Shadow Street

Dean Koontz

77 Shadow Street is a New York Times Bestselling 2011 sci-fi horror novel by American author Dean Koontz and his one hundred and first novel. The book was first released on December 27, 2011 through Bantam Books and followed a diverse group of individuals living in an apartment …

41597. Out of Sight, Out of Time

Ally Carter

Out of Sight, Out of Time is a 2012 young-adult fiction novel by Ally Carter and the sequel to Only the Good Spy Young.

41598. Why I Will Never Ever Ever Ever Have Enough Time to …

Remy Charlip

Why I Will Never Ever Ever Ever Have Enough Time to Read This Book is a 2000 children's picture book by Remy Charlip.

41600. The Book of Strange New Things

Michel Faber

A monumental, genre-defying novel that David Mitchell calls "Michel Faber’s second masterpiece," The Book of Strange New Things is a masterwork from a writer in full command of his many talents. It begins with Peter, a devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a …



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