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.

43204. The Ghost Pirates

William Hope Hodgson

The Ghost Pirates is a novel by William Hope Hodgson, first published in 1909. The economic style of writing has led horror writer Robert Weinberg to describe The Ghost Pirates as "one of the finest examples of the tightly written novel ever published." In it, Hodgson never …

43206. From Hell

Alan Moore

From Hell is a graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell, originally published in serial form from 1989 to 1996 and collected in 1999, speculating upon the identity and motives of Jack the Ripper. The title is taken from the first words of the "From Hell" …

43213. Sing in Praise

Opal Wheeler

Sing in Praise is a book written by Opal Wheeler and illustrated by Marjorie Torrey.

43214. Combat in the erogenous zone

Ingrid Bengis

Combat in the erogenous zone is a book written by Ingrid Bengis.

43223. The Memory of Eva Ryker

Donald A. Stanwood

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

43226. Renegade of Callisto

Lin Carter

Renegade of Callisto is a science fiction novel written by Lin Carter, the eighth and last in his Callisto series. It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in August 1978, and reprinted once, in November of the same year. A tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs's The Chessmen …

43244. Featuring the Saint

Leslie Charteris

Featuring the Saint is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United Kingdom in February 1931 by Hodder and Stoughton. This was the fifth book to feature the adventures of Simon Templar, alias "The Saint". It was the first novella …

43254. The Post-War Dream

Mitch Cullin

The Post-War Dream is the eighth book by American author Mitch Cullin and was published by Random House in March 2008. Initial reviews of the novel were mixed, with Kirkus calling it "a misstep in Cullin's unpredictable, adventurous and, alas, frustratingly uneven oeuvre," and …

43262. The Planet Savers

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Planet Savers is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published in book form in English by Ace Books in 1962, dos-à-dos with Bradley's novel The Sword of Aldones. The story first appeared in the November 1958 issue of the …

43266. The 10% Solution for a Healthy Life

Ray Kurzweil

The 10% Solution for a Healthy Life is a health book written by computer scientist Raymond Kurzweil in which he explains to readers "How to Reduce Fat in Your Diet and Eliminate Virtually All Risk of Heart Disease and Cancer". Some of his recommendations have been updated and …

43273. Ledfeather

Stephen Graham Jones

Ledfeather is a 2008 novel by Native American author Stephen Graham Jones, published by FC2.

43274. The Other Half: The Life of Jacob Riis and the World …

Tom Buk-Swienty

The Other Half: The Life of Jacob Riis and the World of Immigrant America is a book by Tom Buk-Swienty, translated by Annette Buk-Swienty.

43275. Sophie Pitt-Turnbull Discovers America

Dyan Sheldon

Sophie Pitt-Turnbull discovers America is a young adult novel by Dyan Sheldon. It follows the adventures of a narrow-minded, very conventional girl, Sophie, as she ventures to America to stay with her mother's old friend, Mrs Salamanca. Initially she hates life in America and …

43276. Undersea Fleet

edited by Frederik Pohl

Undersea Fleet is a book published in 1956 that was written by Frederik Pohl and Jack Williamson.

43281. Tutelary tales

Villy Sørensen

Tutelary tales is a book written by Villy Sørensen.

43296. War of the Worlds: New Millennium

Douglas Niles

War of the Worlds: New Millennium is a science fiction novel by Douglas Niles, released in 2005 by Tor Books. After the most recent unmanned mission to Mars inexplicably fails, interest in the Red Planet is still high. The whole world watches as a bright spot of light appears …

43317. Den hårde frugt

Tage Skou-Hansen

Den hårde frugt is the book written by Tage Skou-Hansen.

43323. The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English …

43336. Ultraviolet

Yvonne Navarro

Ultraviolet is a novelization of the science fiction film of the same name. It was adapted by Yvonne Navarro from the screenplay written by Kurt Wimmer. The novelization provides more backstory that the film was not able to accomplish. The novel is also based on the original …

43349. New Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen

New Fairy Tales is a collection of four fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen and published by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark on 10 November 1843. As was customary at the time however, the title page is dated 1844. The tales are completely Andersen's invention, …

43395. The Emperor's New Clothes

Hans Christian Andersen

"The Emperor's New Clothes" is a short tale by Hans Christian Andersen about two weavers who promise an Emperor a new suit of clothes that is invisible to those who are unfit for their positions, stupid, or incompetent. When the Emperor parades before his subjects in his new …

43397. The Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Andersen

"The Little Mermaid" is a fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince. The tale was first published in 1837 and has been …

43398. Thumbelina

Hans Christian Andersen

Thumbelina is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen first published by C. A. Reitzel on 16 December 1835 in Copenhagen, Denmark with "The Naughty Boy" and "The Traveling Companion" in the second installment of Fairy Tales Told for Children. "Thumbelina" is about a …

43399. 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 …

43400. Small Data: The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends

Martin Lindstrom

Martin Lindstrom, a modern-day Sherlock Holmes, harnesses the power of “small data” in his quest to discover the next big thingHired by the world's leading brands to find out what makes their customers tick, Martin Lindstrom spends 300 nights a year in strangers’ homes, …



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