The most popular books in English
from 44401 to 44600

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.

44401. Table talk

William Hazlitt

Table-Talk is a collection of essays by the English cultural critic and social commentator William Hazlitt. It was originally published as two volumes, the first of which appeared in April 1821. The essays deal with topics such as art, literature and philosophy. Duncan Wu has …

44406. Jeffrey and Sloth

Kari-Lynn Winters

Jeffrey and Sloth is a children's book by Kari-Lynn Winters and Ben Hodson. It was published in March 2007 by Orca Book Publishers. Jeffrey and Sloth first appeared in a 2004 issue of Chameleon, a children's magazine published by the University of British Columbia, as "Jeffrey's …

44410. 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 …

44415. 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 …

44430. Mysticism and Morality

Arthur Danto

Mysticism and Morality is a work written by Arthur Danto.

44431. An Unusual Angle

Greg Egan

An Unusual Angle was the debut novel by Australian science fiction writer Greg Egan by Norstrilia Press. It concerns a high school boy who makes movies inside his head using a bio-mechanical camera, one that he has grown. He is also able to send out other "viewpoints", …

44440. The New Totalitarians

Roland Huntford

The New Totalitarians is a 1971 book by British author Roland Huntford. Huntford analyzes the political and social climate of early 1970s Sweden, and argues that it resembles a benevolent totalitarian state in the mould of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. The main thesis was …

44443. 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.

44444. The Terminators

Donald Hamilton

The Terminators by Donald Hamilton is a spy novel first published in April 1975. It was the sixteenth episode in the Matt Helm series and was the first of the Helm books to portray him, on its cover, as a long-haired, side-burned citizen of the 1970s. This image was subsequently …

44445. 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 …

44457. The Wounded Surgeon

Adam Kirsch

The Wounded Surgeon: Confession and Transformation in Six American Poets is a book by Adam Kirsch, published in 2005 by W. W. Norton & Company. The book considers in turn the work of six poets whose work has often been labelled 'confessional': Robert Lowell, Elizabeth …

44489. 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 …

44511. The Prince and the Pauper

Mark Twain

The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who …

44535. 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 …

44536. Alida's Song

Gary Paulsen

Alida's Song is the sequel to The Cookcamp by Gary Paulsen. The story is about "the boy" who receives a letter from his grandmother offering him a job as a farm hand on the farm where she cooks. It was published on June 8, 1999 by Dell Publishing.

44541. Advanced Compiler Design and Implementation

Steven Muchnick

Advanced Compiler Design and Implementation is a book written by Steven Muchnick.

44546. Fifty Classic Climbs of North America

Steve Roper

Fifty Classic Climbs Of North America is a climbing guidebook and history written by Steve Roper and Allen Steck. It is considered a definitive piece of climbing literature, known to many climbers as simply "The Book", and has served as an inspiration for more recent climbing …

44552. Death Sentence

Brian Garfield

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

44553. The Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high-fantasy novel written by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, The Lord of the …

44569. Discourses on Livy


The Discourses on Livy is a work of political history and philosophy written in the early 16th century by the Italian writer and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli, best known as the author of The Prince. The Discourses were published posthumously with papal privilege in …

44574. Sven

Hugo Pratt

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