The most popular books in English
from 44201 to 44400

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.

44204. The Interpersonal World of the Infant

Daniel Stern

The Interpersonal World of the Infant is one of the most prominent works of psychoanalyst Daniel N. Stern, in which he describes the development of four interrelated senses of self. These senses of self develop over the lifespan, but make significant developmental strides during …

44205. 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 …

44209. The Arms Bazaar: From Lebanon to Lockheed

Anthony Sampson

The Arms Bazaar: From Lebanon to Lockheed is an investigation and anatomical study of the international arms trade by Anthony Sampson.

44211. 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.

44216. The Screwtape Letters

C. S. Lewis

The Screwtape Letters is a Christian apologetic novel by C. S. Lewis. It is written in a satirical, epistolary style and while it is fictional in format, the plot and characters are used to address Christian theological issues, primarily those to do with temptation and …

44217. A portrait of Isaac Newton

Frank Manuel

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

44218. Dragon Dance

John Christopher

Dragon Dance is a young adult alternative history novel by John Christopher. The last novel of the Fireball Trilogy, it was first published in 1986.

44221. Shockscape

James Axler

Shockscape is the eighteenth book in the series of Deathlands. It was written by Laurence James under the house name James Axler.

44222. 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.

44225. 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 …

44230. Dark Valley Destiny

L. Sprague de Camp

Dark Valley Destiny: the Life of Robert E. Howard is a biography of the writer Robert E. Howard by science-fiction writer L. Sprague de Camp in collaboration with Catherine Crook de Camp and Jane Whittington Griffin, first in hardcover published by Bluejay Books in 1983. An …

44235. 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 …

44237. Deep Fear

Debi Gliori

Deep Fear is a book published in 2006 that was written by Debi Gliori.

44240. The Social and Political Thought of Karl Marx

Shlomo Avineri

The Social and Political Thought of Karl Marx is a 1968 book about Karl Marx by political scientist Shlomo Avineri.

44242. 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 …

44244. A Suitable Job for a Woman

Val McDermid

A Suitable Job for a Woman is a book written by Val McDermid.

44245. 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.

44246. The Blind Run

Brian Freemantle

The Blind Run is a book written by Brian Freemantle.

44247. Off Limits

Ellen Datlow

Off Limits is a science fiction anthology edited by Ellen Datlow. It was published in 1997 by Ace Books. It includes four previously published stories and 14 new ones.

44249. 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.

44250. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply …

44251. Humbug Mountain

Sid Fleischman

Humbug Mountain is a book written by Sid Fleischman.

44252. A Place Apart

Paula Fox

A Place Apart is a book written by Paula Fox.

44253. Pop Corn & Ma Goodness

Edna Mitchell Preston

Pop Corn & Ma Goodness is a book written by Edna Mitchell Preston and illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker.

44254. Storm

Kevin Crossley-Holland

Storm is a novella and picture book written by Kevin Crossley-Holland, illustrated by Alan Marks, and published by Heinemann in 1985. It was the first children's book for Marks. The story features modern cottagers near a marshland with a renowned ghost. The younger daughter must …

44255. In Every Face I Meet

Justin Cartwright

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

44256. All Around the Town

Phyllis McGinley

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

44257. Hildilid's Night

Chelli Duran Ryan

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

44258. Tom Tit Tot: An English Folk Tale

Evaline Ness

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

44259. 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.

44261. Murder at the Red October

Anthony Olcott

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

44262. 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 …

44263. Killed in the Ratings

William L. DeAndrea

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

44264. The Memory of Eva Ryker

Donald A. Stanwood

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

44265. The Adventures of Lucius Leffing

Joseph Payne Brennan

The Adventures of Lucius Leffing is a collection of supernatural, detective short stories by Joseph Payne Brennan. It was first published in 1990 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,000 copies, all of which were signed by the author and the artist. The stories …

44266. Through the Hidden Door

Rosemary Wells

Through the Hidden Door is a young adult novel by Rosemary Wells. This book was a runner-up for a 1988 Edgar Allan Poe Award. The book details the story of Barney Penniman, an awkward eighth-grader with a lisp who is attending a boarding school. Barney deals with bullies and a …

44272. Counterrevolution and Revolt

Herbert Marcuse

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

44273. 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 …

44274. 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.

44276. A Journey in Other Worlds: A Romance of the Future

John Jacob Astor IV

A Journey in Other Worlds: A Romance of the Future is a science fiction novel by John Jacob Astor IV, published in 1894.

44283. 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 …

44285. 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, …

44286. Star Light, Star Bright

Alfred Bester

Star Light, Star Bright is the name of a 1976 collection of science fiction short stories by Alfred Bester containing: "Adam and No Eve" "Time Is the Traitor" "Oddie And Id" "Hobson's Choice" "Star Light, Star Bright" "They Don't Make Life Like They Used To" "Of Time and Third …

44287. 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.

44289. Shoah train

William Heyen

Shoah train is a book written by William Heyen.

44290. Stealing Home

Philip F. O'Connor

Stealing Home is a book written by Philip F. O'Connor.

44291. 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.

44293. A Fete Worse Than Death

Iain Aitch

A Fête Worse Than Death: A Journey through an English Summer is a travel book by Iain Aitch. It was written in the summer of 2002 when the author took a trip around England to see what made the English act so strangely in the summer. The book was initially published by Review in …

44295. The big jump

Leigh Brackett

The Big Jump is a science fiction novel by Leigh Brackett, centered on the first manned expedition to Barnard's Star.

44298. The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of …

John Duignan

The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology is a non-fiction book about the organization and practices of the Church of Scientology, written by former Scientologist John Duignan with Nicola Tallant. The book was published in Ireland on October …

44305. 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.

44309. 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 …

44311. River of Eternity

Philip José Farmer

River of Eternity is an early version of what became the Riverworld series by Philip José Farmer. The original "Riverworld" story was a 150,000-word novel titled Owe for the Flesh, which ended with the protagonist finding the tower at the end of the river. In the mid-1950s, …

44312. The Hydrofoil Mystery

Eric Walters

The Hydrofoil Mystery was written in 2003 by Canadian author Eric Walters. It is about a teenage boy named Billy McCracken whose mother arranges for him to go away for the summer to work with none other than the well-known inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell. Billy …

44313. 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 …

44315. 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 …

44316. Sanditon

Jane Austen

Sanditon is an unfinished novel by the English writer Jane Austen.

44317. Unmarked Graves

Shaun Hutson

Unmarked Graves is a horror novel written by Shaun Hutson.

44318. Three Men in a Boat

Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men in a Boat, published in 1889, is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kingston upon Thames to Oxford and back to Kingston. The book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of …

44320. Vampire Stories. Trade Paperback

Arthur Conan Doyle

Who would suspect that the same mind that created the most famous literary detective of all time also took on the eternally popular genre of vampires? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, a contemporary of Bram Stoker, gave us some fascinating works of vampire fiction. From the bloodsucking …

44324. The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D. Appleton and Company as a book in New York and in London. It won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, making Wharton the …

44326. 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.

44332. 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 …

44333. Skylight

David Hare

Skylight is a play by British dramatist David Hare. The play premiered in the West End at the Cottesloe Theatre in 1995, moving to the Wyndham's Theatre in 1996. The play opened on Broadway in 1996 and again played the West End in 1997 and 2014. The 2014 production transferred …

44336. The Greeks Have a Word For It

Barry Unsworth

The Greeks Have a Word For It is the second novel by Booker Prize-winning author Barry Unsworth published by Hutchinson in 1967. It has since been republished by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 1993 and W. W. Norton & Company in 2002. It has been praised for its 'utterly …

44337. The Spiraling Worm

David Conyers

The Spiraling Worm is a science fiction and Lovecraftian horror novel written in the style of a spy thriller, by authors David Conyers and John Sunseri. Published in 2007, the novel went received an Honourable Mention for Best Australian Horror Novel in the 12th Annual Aurealis …

44338. Hosie's Alphabet

Leonard Baskin

Hosie's Alphabet is a book by Leonard Baskin.

44339. The Perfect Murder

David Lehman

The Perfect Murder is a book written by David Lehman.

44341. 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 …

44342. 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 …

44343. 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.

44344. The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe

The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1719. Just as in its significantly more popular predecessor, Robinson Crusoe, the first edition credits the work's fictional protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author. It was published under …

44346. The key word and other mysteries

Isaac Asimov

The Key Word and Other Mysteries is a collection of mystery short stories by American author Isaac Asimov, featuring his boy detective Larry. The book was illustrated by Rod Burke. It was first published in hardcover by Walker & Company in 1977, and in paperback by Avon …

44347. Silent Words

Joan M. Drury

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

44349. Murder at the New York World's Fair

Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Murder at the New York World's Fair is a novel that was published in 1938 by Phoebe Atwood Taylor writing as Freeman Dana. It is the only mystery she wrote under that name.

44351. The Empire Strikes Back

Donald F. Glut

The Empire Strikes Back is a science fiction novel written by Donald F. Glut and first published on April 12, 1980 by Del Rey. It is based on the script of the film of the same name. Glut's novelisation was originally released in two forms; a standard edition and a special Young …

44352. The Watsons

Jane Austen

The Watsons is an unfinished novel by Jane Austen. She began writing it circa 1803 and probably abandoned it after her father's death in January 1805. It has five chapters, and is less than 18,000 words long.

44353. 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 …

44357. Trimalchio's Feast and Other Mini-mysteries

Caroline Lawrence

Trimalchio's Feast and other mini-mysteries is a collection of stories by Caroline Lawrence, published in 2007 as part of the Roman Mysteries series. The stories are set in Ostia and Rome between AD 79 and AD 81, in the intervals of time between the novels. In addition to the …

44360. What Happened to Mr. Forster?

Gary W. Bargar

What Happened to Mr. Forster? is a 1981 novel by Gary W. Bargar. It is a story of a young boy's first encounter with the complexities of the adult world. The Alan Review has recommended the novel be taught at the middle-school level. 'It is appropriate for a young audience as it …

44361. The Life I Lead

Keith Banner

The Life I Lead is the debut novel of Keith Banner. It tells the story of David Brewer, married to Tara and with an infant daughter Brittany. Dave is a pedophile and has become attracted to a number of young boys over the years and molested them. He has never been caught. He …

44362. Half in Shadow

Mary Elizabeth Counselman

Half in Shadow is a collection of stories by author Mary Elizabeth Counselman. It had first been published as a fourteen story collection as a Consul paperback by World Distributors, UK, in 1964. It was released in 1978 by Arkham House with fourteen stories and was the author's …

44365. The Design Inference: Eliminating Chance through …

William A. Dembski

The Design Inference: Eliminating Chance through Small Probabilities is a book by American philosopher and mathematician William A. Dembski, a proponent of intelligent design, which sets out to establish approaches by which evidence of intelligent agency could be inferred in …

44366. 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 …

44368. The Invention of Art: A Cultural History

Larry E. Shiner

The Invention of Art: A Cultural History is an art history book by Dr. Larry Shiner, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, History, and Visual Arts at the University of Illinois, Springfield Shiner spent over a decade to finish the work of this book.

44369. The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. First published in 1776, the book offers one of the world's first …

44372. Exemplars of Evil

Robert J. Schwalb

Exemplars of Evil is a supplement to the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game written by Robert J. Schwalb.

44374. 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.

44376. Alien Scream

Chris Archer

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

44377. Alien Blood

Chris Archer

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

44378. 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 …

44382. The Rushdie Affair: The Novel, the Ayatollah, and …

Daniel Pipes

The Rushdie Affair: The Novel, the Ayatollah, and the West is a book written by historian Daniel Pipes, published in 1990. It focuses on events surrounding The Satanic Verses. The afterword was written by Koenraad Elst. The first part of the book describes the The Satanic Verses …

44383. 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 …

44387. 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.

44388. In Lunacy

William F. Wu

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

44389. 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 …

44393. The Next Always

Nora Roberts

“America's favorite writer” (The New Yorker) begins a trilogy inspired by the inn she owns and the town she loves.The historic hotel in BoonsBoro, Maryland, has endured war and peace, changing hands, even rumored hauntings. Now it's getting a major facelift from the Montgomery …

44394. Warcraft: Of Blood and Honor

Chris Metzen

Warcraft: Of Blood and Honor is the fourth novel set in Blizzard Entertainment's Warcraft universe. Although being released as the third book in the series, it is set chronologically after the fourth book, Warcraft: The Last Guardian. The book is written by series co-creator …

44396. 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 …

44397. 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 …

44398. The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and …

George Spafford

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 …

44399. The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Richard Flanagan

Winner of the Man Booker Prize“Nothing since Cormac McCarthy’s The Road has shaken me like this.” —The Washington Post In The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan displays the gifts that have made him one of the most acclaimed writers of contemporary fiction. Moving …

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