The most popular books in English
from 43601 to 43800

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.

43601. Man's Place in Nature

Thomas H. Huxley

Known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his impassioned defense of evolutionary theory, Thomas Huxley published this, his most famous book, just a few years after Darwin's The Origin of the Species. Unlike Origin, this book focuses on human ancestry and offers a concise, nontechnical …

43602. The Old English Baron

Clara Reeve

The Old English Baron is an ambitious rewriting of Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto, transporting the trappings of the Gothic to medieval England. The noble hero endures many adventures of romantic horror in order to obtain his rightful heritage, and the story concludes with a …

43604. Gulliverzone

Stephen Baxter

Gulliverzone is a 1997 novel by Stephen Baxter.

43605. 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 …

43607. Black Beauty

Anna Sewell

Black Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate best-seller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, but long enough …

43608. A Political Fable

Robert Coover

A Political Fable is a 1980 novella by Robert Coover. It was originally published, in slightly different form, in New American Review in 1968, under the title "The Cat in the Hat for President".

43610. Political Repression in Modern America

Robert Goldstein

Political Repression in Modern America from 1870 to 1976 is a historical account of significant civil liberties violations concerning American political dissidents since 1870 – a date demarcating the close of the Civil War decade and the development of the modern American …

43612. Rising Tide

Jean Thesman

Rising Tide is a historical young-adult novel by Jean Thesman and a sequel to her novel A Sea So Far.

43613. Mistworld

Simon R. Green

Mistworld is a book published in 1992 that was written by Simon R. Green.

43614. Fall from Grace

Andrew Greeley

Fall from Grace is a 1993 novel by Father Andrew Greeley. It is a novel about sin and corruption in Chicago and the cover up of child sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.

43615. The Lord God Bird

Russell Hill

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

43619. A Memory of Murder

Ray Bradbury

A Memory of Murder is a collection of fifteen short stories by Ray Bradbury. They were originally published from 1944 to 1948 in pulp magazines owned by Popular Publications, Inc. that specialized in detective and crime fiction. Bradbury tried his hand in the genre but found the …

43620. A Briefer History of Time

Eric Schulman

A Briefer History of Time is a science humor book by the American astronomer Eric Schulman. In this book, Schulman presents humorous summaries of what he claims are the fifty-three most important events since the beginning of time. The title and cover are a parody of Stephen …

43622. The Service of Clouds

Susan Hill

The Service of Clouds is a novel by Susan Hill.

43625. Across the Far Mountain

Niel Hancock

Across the Far Mountain is a book published in 1982 that was written by Niel Hancock.

43629. Duende

Tracy K. Smith

Duende: Poems is a book written by Tracy K. Smith.

43630. Berenice

Edgar Allan Poe

"Berenice" is a short horror story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the Southern Literary Messenger in 1835. The story follows a man named Egaeus who is preparing to marry his cousin Berenice. He has a tendency to fall into periods of intense focus during which he seems to …

43631. Bazaar of the Bizarre

Fritz Leiber

Bazaar of the Bizarre is a collection of fantasy short stories by Fritz Leiber. It was first published in 1978 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,350 copies. The stories feature Leiber's characters Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser and originally appeared in the …

43632. Daisy, In the Sun

Connie Willis

Daisy, In the Sun is a short story written by Connie Willis.

43638. A Man to Match His Mountains

Eknath Easwaran

Nonviolent Soldier of Islam is a biography of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, an ally of Gandhi's in the Indian independence movement. Originally written by Eknath Easwaran in English, foreign editions have also been published in Arabic and several other languages. The book was …

43642. Raymond Chandler Speaking

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler Speaking is a collection of letter excerpts, various notes, essays and an unfinished novel. It was compiled in 1962 by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker. The origins of the collection were contentions: after Chandler's death, his literary agent and …

43643. Cold Steal

Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Cold Steal is a novel that was published in 1939 by Phoebe Atwood Taylor writing as Alice Tilton. It is the third of the eight Leonidas Witherall mysteries.

43644. Socratic Puzzles

Robert Nozick

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

43645. Battlemind

William H. Keith, Jr.

Battlemind is a book published in 1996 that was written by William H. Keith, Jr.

43646. The Green Round

Arthur Machen

The Green Round is a horror novel by Welsh author Arthur Machen. It was originally published by Ernest Benn Limited in 1933. The first U.S. edition was published by Arkham House in 1968 in an edition of 2,058 copies. It was the only book by Machen to be published by Arkham …

43649. The Murderer

Roy Heath

The murderer is a novel written by Roy Heath.

43650. Little Soldier

Bernard Ashley

Little Soldier is a children's novel by Bernard Ashley, published in 1999. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and 2000 for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

43651. Humbug Mountain

Sid Fleischman

Humbug Mountain is a book written by Sid Fleischman.

43652. Gabriel's Lament

Paul Bailey

Gabriel's Lament by Paul Bailey is a novel written in prose style focusing on familial relationships in flux.

43653. In Every Face I Meet

Justin Cartwright

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

43654. All Around the Town

Phyllis McGinley

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

43655. Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes

Philip Reed

Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes is a book by Philip Reed.

43656. T-Bone: The Baby Sitter

Clare Turlay Newberry

T-Bone: The Baby Sitter is a book by Clare Newberry.

43657. Timothy Turtle

Al Graham

Timothy Turtle is a book written by Al Graham and illustrated by Tony Palazzo.

43658. Murder at the Red October

Anthony Olcott

Murder at the Red October is a book written by Anthony Olcott.

43659. Kai Lung Beneath the Mulberry Tree

Ernest Bramah

Kai Lung Beneath the Mulberry Tree is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah featuring Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China. It was first published in hardcover in London by The Richards Press Ltd. in February 1940, and was reprinted in 1942, 1944, …

43660. Killed in the Ratings

William L. DeAndrea

Killed in the Ratings is a book by William L. DeAndrea.

43664. The Memory of Eva Ryker

Donald A. Stanwood

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

43665. Computer Algorithms: Introduction to Design and …

Sara Baase

Computer Algorithms: introduction to Design and Analysis is a book written by Sara Baase and Allen Van Gelder.

43669. Game Plan for Disaster

Franklin W. Dixon

Game Plan for Disaster is the 76th title of the Hardy Boys series, written by Franklin W. Dixon.

43670. The Threateners

Donald Hamilton

The Threateners is the title of a spy novel by Donald Hamilton first published in 1992. It was the twenty-sixth installment of the Matt Helm series, and saw the return of the character after a three-year hiatus.

43673. Counterrevolution and Revolt

Herbert Marcuse

Counterrevolution and Revolt is a 1972 book by philosopher Herbert Marcuse.

43674. 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.

43678. A Daughter of the Snows

Jack London

A Daughter of the Snows is Jack London's first novel. Set in the Yukon, it tells the story of Frona Welse, "a Stanford graduate and physical Valkyrie" who takes to the trail after upsetting her wealthy father's community by her forthright manner and befriending the town's …

43679. 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.

43681. The story Bible

Pearl S. Buck

The Story Bible is a book by Pearl S. Buck summarizing the whole Bible in two separate volumes: Vol. 1, The Old Testament, and Vol. 2, The New Testament, while particularly emphasizing literal elements and fables. It is described as a paraphrase. The Story Bible The Story Bible …

43683. Shakespeare: Classical Plays

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare: Complete Plays collects all thirty-seven of the immortal Bard's comedies, tragedies and historical plays. In this volume all of Shakespeare's memorable characters - star-crossed lovers, majestic monarchs, wise fools, lovable rogues, treacherous villains, …

43684. Scottish Folk Tales

Ruth Manning-Sanders

Scottish Folk Tales is a 1976 anthology of 18 fairy tales from Scotland that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. It is one in a long series of such anthologies by Manning-Sanders.

43687. Goody Hall

Natalie Babbitt

An out-of-work actor, Hercules Feltwright, stumbles into a job tutoring Willet Goody, the only child of a widow living in a large, lonely house. Willet quickly involves his tutor in the search to discover the truth about his father. The mystery unfolds with the discovery of …

43688. Dead Air

Mike Lupica

Dead Air is a book written by Mike Lupica.

43690. The Complete Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe

This collection comprises 69 short stories - all of the stories Poe is known to have written. Table of contents: The Bargain Lost (1831), Loss of Breath (1831), A Dream (1831), The Duc de L'Omelette (1831), Metzengerstein (1831), A Tale of Jerusalem (1831), The Assignation …

43691. Deathscape

Peter David

Deathscape is a book published in 1991 that was written by Peter David.

43692. 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 …

43693. My Wilderness

William O. Douglas

My Wilderness is a book written by William O. Douglas.

43695. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Lost Cult

E. E. Knight

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider: The Lost Cult is a book published in 2004 that was written by E. E. Knight.

43696. 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.

43700. The Best of Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke

The Best of Arthur C. Clarke: 1937-1971 is a collection of science fiction short stories by Arthur C. Clarke originally published in 1973. The stories, written between 1937 and 1971 originally appeared in a number of periodicals including Amateur Science Stories, Zenith, The …

43701. Last Flight

Amelia Earhart

Last Flight is a book published in 1937 consisting of diary entries and other notes compiled by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart during her failed attempt that year at flying solo across the Pacific Ocean. Her husband, publisher George Palmer Putnam, edited the collection which …

43715. The Monster Bed

Jeanne Willis

The Monster Bed is a children's book by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Susan Varley that revolves around the twist on the common "monsters under the bed" story that frighten children. The book is a young reader, normally aimed for 4 years or older. The main character, the …

43716. Never Again Britain 45/51

Peter Hennessy

Never Again: Britain 1945-1951 is a book written by Peter Hennessy.

43717. 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 …

43723. The Red Rover

James Fenimore Cooper

The Red Rover is a novel by American writer James Fenimore Cooper originally published in Paris on November 27, 1827. It was published in London 3 days later on November 30, and was not published in the United States until January 9, 1828 in Philadelphia. Soon after its …

43724. The Immortal Game

Mark Coggins

Chess- and technology-themed detective thriller set in San Francisco, by Mark Coggins.

43725. The Harriers

Gordon R. Dickson

The Harriers is a 1991 anthology of shared world short stories, edited by Gordon R. Dickson. The stories are set in a world created by Dickson and are original to this collection.

43726. Strawberry Sunday

Stephen Greenleaf

Strawberry Sunday is a book written by Stephen Greenleaf.

43731. 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 …

43733. Requiem of Stars

Tracy Hickman

Requim Of stars is a book published in 1996 that was written by Tracy Hickman.

43734. Japan's Imperial Conspiracy

David Bergamini

Japan's Imperial Conspiracy is a nonfiction historical work by David Bergamini. Its subject is the role of Japanese elites in promoting Japanese imperialism and the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere; in particular, it examines the role of Crown Prince and Emperor Hirohito …

43735. The Best of Poul Anderson

Poul Anderson

The Best of Poul Anderson is a collection of writings by science fiction and fantasy author Poul Anderson, first published in paperback by Pocket Books in August 1976. It was reprinted in August 1979. The pieces were originally published between 1953 and 1970 in the magazines …

43736. Sleeping Dog

Dick Lochte

Sleeping Dog is a book written by Dick Lochte.

43737. Evil Triumphant

Michael A. Stackpole

Evil Triumphant is a book published in 1992 that was written by Michael A. Stackpole.

43738. Evil Ascending

Michael A. Stackpole

Evil Ascending is a book published in 1991 that was written by Michael A. Stackpole.

43739. Terminator 3: Terminator Dreams

Aaron Allston

Terminator 3: Terminator Dreams is a book published in 2003 that was written by Aaron Allston.

43740. Conan the Formidable

Steve Perry

Conan the Formidable is a fantasy novel written by Steve Perry featuring Robert E. Howard's sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in trade paperback by Tor Books in November 1990; a regular paperback edition followed from the same publisher in August …

43741. The Chieftain

John Norman

The Chieftain is a book published in 1991 that was written by John Norman.

43742. The Early Fears

Robert Bloch

The Early Fears is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Robert Bloch. It was released in 1994 by Fedogan & Bremer in an edition of 2,400 copies, of which 100 were signed by the author. The collection reprints the stories from Bloch's two earlier …

43743. Mass

F. Sionil José

Mass, also known as Mass: A Novel, is a 1973 historical and political novel written by Filipino National Artist F. Sionil José. Together with The Pretenders, the Mass is the completion of José’s The Rosales Saga, which is also known as the Rosales Novels. The literary message of …

43744. 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.

43747. Silent Words

Joan M. Drury

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

43751. The Century for Young People

Peter Jennings

The Century for Young People is a non-fiction history book written by Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster. This book is an adapted version of The Century, adapted by Jennifer Armstrong. The book contains over 200 pictures to depict the 100 years of history.

43753. The Grass Dancer

Susan Power

The Grass Dancer is a book written by Susan Power.

43755. The Halfling's Gem

R. A. Salvatore

The Halfling's Gem is the third book in The Icewind Dale Trilogy, written by R. A. Salvatore.

43757. Slow Water

Annamarie Jagose

Slow Water is a 2003 novel by New Zealand author Annamarie Jagose.

43758. Night In Werewolf Woods

R. L. Stine

"Reader beware--you choose the scare! GIVE YOURSELF GOOSEBUMPS! Get out your bathing suit! You and your family are off on a summer vacation to a place called WoodsWorld. You can't wait to mess around down at the lake. Then at the Kids only Campfire you hear the rumor about …

43759. The Night of the Dance

James Hime

The Night of the Dance is a book written by James Hime.

43762. The Member of the Wedding

Carson McCullers

The Member of the Wedding is a 1946 novel by Southern writer Carson McCullers. It took McCullers five years to complete, although she interrupted the work for a few months to write the short novel The Ballad of the Sad Café. In a salacious letter to her husband Reeves McCullers, …

43763. The Time Machine

H. G. Wells

The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895. Wells is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel by using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively. The term "time machine", coined …

43764. The Disinherited

Jack Conroy

The Disinherited is a proletarian novel written by Jack Conroy. It was published in 1933. Conroy wrote it initially as nonfiction, but editors insisted he fictionalize the story for better audience reception. The novel explores the 1920s and 30s worker experience through the …

43765. The Balkans Since 1453

Leften Stavros Stavrianos

The Balkans Since 1453 is a book by the Greek-Canadian historian L.S. Stavrianos published in 1958. It is a large, synthetical work which encompasses the major political, economic and cultural events of the Balkans from the fall of the Byzantine Empire to the late 1940s. …

43766. The Marauders

Charlton Ogburn

The Marauders is a book written by Charlton Ogburn.

43768. Death Sentence

Brian Garfield

Death Sentence is the 1975 sequel novel to Death Wish by Brian Garfield.

43770. My Name Is Brain Brian

Jeanne Betancourt

This "outstanding" (School Library Journal) book for children is the sensitive portrayal of a boy who struggles to hide his dyslexia from his friends. Based on the author's personal experience as a dyslexic, this novel is "drawn from real insight". Kirkus Reviews.

43771. The Art of Computer Game Design

Chris Crawford

The Art of Computer Game Design by Chris Crawford is the first book devoted to the theory of computer and video games. It was originally published in Berkeley, California by McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media in 1984. The original edition is now out-of-print but from 1997 became …

43776. 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.

43777. Mydnight's Hero

Joe Dever

Mydnight's Hero is the twenty-third book of the award-winning Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever.

43779. April Twilights

Willa Cather

April Twilights is a 1903 collection of poems by Willa Cather. It was reedited by Cather in 1923 and 1933. The poems were first published in many literary reviews, often under pen names.

43780. Alien Blood

Chris Archer

Alien Blood is a book published in 1997 that was written by Chris Archer.

43781. The Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie's fourth novel, first published in 1988 and inspired in part by the life of Muhammad. As with his previous books, Rushdie used magical realism and relied on contemporary events and people to create his characters. The title refers to the …

43783. Swimming Home

Deborah Levy

Swimming Home is a novel by British writer Deborah Levy, published on 10 September 2012. The short novel deals with the experiences of poet Joe Jacobs, when his family vacation is interrupted by a fanatical reader. Critical reception for the novel was generally favourable. On …

43784. The Quiet Earth

Craig Harrison

The Quiet Earth is a 1981 science fiction novel by New Zealand writer Craig Harrison. The novel was adapted into a 1985 New Zealand science fiction film of the same name directed by Geoff Murphy. The 2013 Penguin edition includes an introduction by Bernard Beckett.

43788. My Son the Fanatic

Hanif Kureishi

My Son the Fanatic is a short story written by Hanif Kureishi first published in The New Yorker, 1994. It was reprinted in Kureishi's 1997 collection of short stories, Love in a Blue Time, and also as a supplement to some editions of The Black Album. The short story was also …

43791. 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 …

43792. Siege of Tarr-Hostigos

John F. Carr

Siege of Tarr-Hostigos by John F. Carr, 2003, is the fourth book in the Kalvan series.

43795. The Historian

Elizabeth Kozova

The Historian is the 2005 debut novel of American author Elizabeth Kostova. The plot blends the history and folklore of Vlad Țepeș and his fictional equivalent Count Dracula. Kostova's father told her stories about Dracula when she was a child, and later in life she was inspired …

43796. We speak your names

Pearl Cleage

We speak your names is a book written by Pearl Cleage.

43799. One Summer: America, 1927

Bill Bryson

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, October 2013: It’s amazing what a talented writer at the top of his game can do with a seemingly narrow topic. The title of Bill Bryson’s latest sums up the simplicity of his task: to document the “most extraordinary summer” of 1927, beginning …

43800. Hallucinations

Oliver Sacks

To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, …

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