The most popular books in English
from 43801 to 44000

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.

43801. Oriental magic

Idries Shah

Oriental Magic, by Idries Shah, is a study of magical practices in diverse cultures from Europe and Africa, through Asia to the Far East. Originally published in 1956 and still in print today, it was the first of this author’s 35 books. The work was launched with the …

43807. Asking Questions

H. R. F. Keating

It is the twentieth novel in the Inspector Ghote series and the twenty-second book, due to the publication of two short story collections.

43809. 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.

43811. 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.

43814. Baden-Powell

Tim Jeal

Baden-Powell is a 1989 biography of Robert Baden-Powell by Tim Jeal. Tim Jeal's work, researched over five years, was first published by Hutchinson in the UK and Yale University Press . It was reviewed by the New York Times. As James Casada writes in his review for Library …

43816. Across the Far Mountain

Niel Hancock

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

43818. Cold Asylum

James Axler

Cold Asylum is the twentieth book in the series of Deathlands. It was written by Laurence James under the house name James Axler.

43827. 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 …

43831. The Generation of 1914

Robert Wohl

The Generation of 1914 is a book written by Robert Wohl.

43832. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman …

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume …

43836. 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 …

43837. 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 …

43842. An Item from the Late News

Thea Astley

An Item from the Late News is a novel by Australian author Thea Astley.

43843. A Place Apart

Paula Fox

A Place Apart is a book written by Paula Fox.

43844. The Boats on the River

Marjorie Flack

The Boats on the River is a book written by Marjorie Flack and illustrated by Jay Hyde Barnum.

43847. Killed in the Ratings

William L. DeAndrea

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

43852. Dateline: Toronto

Ernest Hemingway

Dateline: Toronto is a collection of most of the stories that Ernest Hemingway wrote as a stringer and later staff writer and foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star between 1920 and 1924. The stories were written while Hemingway was in his early 20s before he became …

43853. Zaddik

David Rosenbaum

Zaddik is a book written by David Rosenbaum.

43863. The Intriguers

Donald Hamilton

The Intriguers, first published in 1972, was the fourteenth novel in the Matt Helm spy series by Donald Hamilton.

43865. The Bones of Zora

L. Sprague de Camp

The Bones of Zora is a science fiction novel written by L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp, the ninth book of the former's Viagens Interplanetarias series and the seventh of its subseries of stories set on the fictional planet Krishna. Chronologically it is the sixth …

43871. Conan The Rogue

John Maddox Roberts

Conan the Rogue is a fantasy novel written by John Maddox Roberts featuring Robert E. Howard's sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in trade paperback by Tor Books in November 1991; a regular paperback edition followed from the same publisher in …

43873. Star Wreck III: Time Warped : A Parody - Then, Now …

Leah Rewolinski

Star Wreck III: Time Warped : A Parody - Then, Now and Forever is a book published in 1992 that was written by Leah Rewolinski.

43880. 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, …

43881. 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.

43890. Bump in the Night

Isabelle Holland

Bump in the Night is a 1988 suspense novel by Isabelle Holland. It describes the abduction of a little boy by a child molester who is acting in concert with a producer of child pornography movies.

43896. 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 …

43898. 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.

43908. The Black Crusade

Richard Harland

The Black Crusade is a 2004 horror novel by Richard Harland. It is a prequel to Harland's earlier novel The Vicar of Morbing Vyle. It describes the journey of the hapless Basil Smorta, a multi lingual bank clerk, who is forced into the company of a group of "fundamental …

43909. Night Cry

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Night Cry is a book by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

43910. Venus with Pistol

Gavin Lyall

Venus With Pistol is a first person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1969.

43915. Unmarked Graves

Shaun Hutson

Unmarked Graves is a horror novel written by Shaun Hutson.

43916. 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 …

43917. 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.

43923. Fliers of Antares

Kenneth Bulmer

Fliers of Antares is a science fiction novel written by Kenneth Bulmer under the pseudonym of Alan Burt Akers, and is volume eight 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 …

43925. Keeper of the Keys

Earl Derr Biggers

Keeper of the Keys is the sixth and last mystery in the Charlie Chan series of Earl Derr Biggers; Biggers was planning on continuing the series, but died in 1933 before he could. The films continued the series for him.

43928. The Snake's Pass

Bram Stoker

The Snake's Pass is an 1890 novel by Bram Stoker. It centers on the legend of Saint Patrick defeating the King of the Snakes in Ireland. The novel also centers on the troubled romance between the main character and a local peasant girl. The Snake's Pass was Bram Stoker's second …

43941. The Writing on the Hearth

Cynthia Harnett

The Writing on the Hearth is a children's historical novel by Cynthia Harnett and illustrated by Gareth Floyd. It was first published in 1971 and was reissued in a special edition by Ewelme School in 2002.

43942. Wilders Walk Away

Herbert Brean

Wilders Walk Away is a book written by Herbert Brean.

43944. 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 …

43945. Sandbar Sinister

Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Sandbar Sinister, first published in 1934, is a detective story by Phoebe Atwood Taylor which features her series detective Asey Mayo, the "Codfish Sherlock". This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.

43951. The Twin in the Tavern

Barbara Brooks Wallace

The Twin in the Tavern is a book written by Barbara Brooks Wallace.

43954. Slow Water

Annamarie Jagose

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

43965. Finding Maubee

Albert H. Z. Carr

Finding Maubee is a 1971 detective novel by Albert H. Z. Carr set in a fictional Caribbean island called St. Caro. The novel was made into a 1989 American film titled The Mighty Quinn starring Denzel Washington and Robert Townsend.

43973. Fatheralong

John Edgar Wideman

Fatheralong is a book written by John Edgar Wideman.

43974. The Animals of Farthing Wood

Colin Dann

The Animals of Farthing Wood is the first book of the Animals of Farthing Wood book series, which was later adapted into a TV series of the same name. It was first published in 1979. An abridged version of 70 pages, by the same author, was published in 1993 to accompany the TV …

43982. 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.

43983. 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 …

43984. The Adventures of Pinocchio

Carlo Collodi

The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi, written in Florence. The first half was originally a serial in 1881 and 1882, and then later completed as a book for children in February 1883. It is about the mischievous adventures of an …

43989. Sven

Hugo Pratt

43998. S

Doug Dorst

One book. Two readers. A world of mystery, menace, and desire. A young woman picks up a book left behind by a stranger. Inside it are his margin notes, which reveal a reader entranced by the story and by its mysterious author. She responds with notes of her own, leaving the book …

43999. The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and …

Kevin Behr

Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office, Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and …

44000. Zoo

James Patterson

A CBS-TV SERIES LAUNCHING JUNE 30, 2015!Once in a lifetime, a writer puts it all together. This is James Patterson's best book ever.Total For 36 years, James Patterson has written unputdownable, pulse-racing novels. Now, he has written a book that surpasses all of them. ZOO is …

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