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.

50601. The Case of Thomas N

John David Morley

Unable to remember his past despite a police investigation and psychiatric treatment, Thomas, a teenager, worries that he might be responsible for a new friends murder

50604. The Dragon Masters

Jack Vance

The Dragon Masters is a science fiction novella by American author Jack Vance. It was first published in Galaxy magazine, August 1962, and in 1963 in book form, as half of Ace Double F-185. It won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 1963. The story describes a human society …

50608. The Pleasures of Japanese Literature

Donald Keene

The Pleasures of Japanese Literature is a short nonfiction work by Donald Keene, which deals with Japanese aesthetics and literature; it is intended to be less academic and encyclopedic than his other works dealing with Japanese literature such as Seeds in the Heart, but better …

50609. Mr Noon

D. H. Lawrence

Mr Noon is an unfinished novel by the English writer, D. H. Lawrence. It appears to have been drafted in 1920 and 1921 and then abandoned by the author. It consists of two parts. The first part was published posthumously by Secker as a long short story in the volume entitled A …

50610. Why I Hate Abercrombie and Fitch: Essays on Race and …

Dwight A. McBride

Why I Hate Abercrombie and Fitch: Essays on Race and Sexuality is a book regarding ethno-relational mores in contemporary gay African America with a nod to black, feminist and queer cultural contexts "dedicated to integrating sexuality and race into black and queer studies." It …

50611. Presentation Piece

EDITOR MARILYN HACKER

Presentation Piece is a book written by Marilyn Hacker.

50613. The Purcell Papers

Sheridan Le Fanu

The Purcell Papers is a collection of stories by author J. Sheridan LeFanu. It was released in 1975 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,288 copies. It was the author's second collection published by Arkham House. The book does not include all of the stories in the 1880 book, The …

50614. The Early Work of Philip K. Dick Volume 1: The …

Philip K. Dick

Edited and selected by noted scholar Gregg Rickman, The Early Work of Philip K. Dick, Volume One: 1952-1953, and Volume Two: 1953-1954, encompasses a total of twenty-six stories from the early years of Philip K. Dick. With extensive story notes and introductions by Rickman, and …

50615. 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" …

50616. 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" …

50618. Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die

Francis M. Nevins, Jr.

Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die is a book written by Francis M. Nevins, Jr.

50626. The Dangerous Book for Boys

Conn Iggulden

The Dangerous Book for Boys, by Conn and Hal Iggulden, is a guidebook published by HarperCollins, aimed at boys "from eight to eighty." It covers around eighty topics, including how to build a treehouse, grow a crystal, or tell direction with a watch. Also included are famous …

50634. Agent 13: The Invisible Empire

Flint Dille

The Invisible Empire is the first of the short series of fast-paced, action-based adventure of Agent 13: The Midnight Avenger, written by Flint Dille and David Marconi in a style reminiscent of popular 1930s pulps. The eponymous title referred to the secret network of operatives …

50638. Curly: An Illustrated Biography of the Superstooge

Joan Howard Maurer

Curly: An Illustrated Biography of the Superstooge is a biography of Three Stooges member Jerome Howard written by his niece, Joan Howard Maurer. It recounts her own memories of her uncle, along with interviews with various living relatives that had memories of the rotund …

50640. Selected Poems

Howard Moss

Selected Poems is a collection of poems written by Howard Moss.

50643. 30 Days of Night: Rumors of the Undead

Steve Niles

30 Days of Night: Rumors of the Undead is the first novel spinoff of the 30 Days of Night comic series. It is co-written by Steve Niles and Jeff Mariotte. Rumors of the Undead is set in between the original comic and the first comic sequel, Dark Days. It centers on FBI agents …

50644. Fundamentals of Computer Graphics

Peter Shirley

Fundamentals of Computer Graphics is a book written by Peter Shirley, Michael Ashikhmin, Michael Gleicher, William B. Thompson,Peter Willemsen, Erik Reinhard, Stephen R. Marschner and Kevin Sung.

50646. Hosie's Alphabet

Leonard Baskin

Hosie's Alphabet is a book by Leonard Baskin.

50647. Carnosaur

John Brosnan

Carnosaur is a horror novel written by Australian author John Brosnan, under the pseudonym of Harry Adam Knight. A film adaptation was made in 1993 by Adam Simon. The novel bears several similarities to Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park, though Carnosaur preceded the latter work …

50649. You Can Write Chinese

Kurt Wiese

You Can Write Chinese is a book by Kurt Wiese.

50650. The Boy Who Was

Grace Hallock

The Boy Who Was is a children's historical fantasy novel by Grace Taber Hallock. It tells the story of a human boy blessed with eternal life who participates in the march of history as it moves across the Bay of Naples for 3,000 years. Nino witnesses the destruction of Pompeii, …

50651. Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandinavia

Nora Burglon

Children of the Soil: A Story of Scandinavia is a children's novel by Nora Burglon, published by Doubleday, Doran & Co. in 1932 with illustrations by Edgar Parin D'Aulaire. Set in Sweden in the early 1900s, it tells the story of a poor family whose ability and hard work …

50652. Men, Microscopes, and Living Things

Katherine Binney Shippen

Men, Microscopes, and Living Things is a children's book written by the American author Katherine Shippen and illustrated by Anthony Ravielli. The book was first published in 1955 and is a 1956 Newbery Honor recipient.

50653. Our Eddie

Sulamith Ish-kishor

Our Eddie is a book by Sulamith Ish-kishor.

50654. The Devil in Iron

Robert E. Howard

The Devil in Iron is a 1976 collection of two fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. The book was published in 1976 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. as volume V of their deluxe Conan set. The stories both …

50655. Tales from Underwood

David H. Keller

Tales from Underwood is a collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories by author David H. Keller. It was released in 1952 and was the author's first collection published in association with Arkham House. It was also the first of only two books published by …

50656. Lee and Grant at Appomattox

MacKinlay Kantor

Lee and Grant at Appomattox is an historical fiction children’s novel by MacKinlay Kantor. It was originally published in 1950 by Random House, and later published in paperback by Sterling Point Books.

50657. Inspector Ghote Goes by Train

H. R. F. Keating

Inspector Ghote Goes By Train is a crime novel by H. R. F. Keating. It is the seventh novel in the Inspector Ghote series.

50660. The Secret Marriage of Sherlock Holmes

Michael Atkinson

The Secret Marriage of Sherlock Holmes is a book written by Michael Atkinson.

50663. The Accident

Todd Strasser

The Accident is a book written by Todd Strasser.

50664. Sunrise

Chassie West

Sunrise is a book written by Chassie West.

50665. Alone with America

Richard Howard

Alone with America is a book written by Richard Howard.

50669. Star Wreck IV: Live Long and Profit

Leah Rewolinski

Star Wreck IV: Live Long and Profit is a book published in 1993 that was written by Leah Rewolinski.

50670. The Golem: A Jewish Legend

Beverly Brodsky

The Golem: A Jewish Legend is a book by Beverly Brodsky.

50671. One China, Many Paths

Chaohua Wang

One China, Many Paths, edited by Chaohua Wang. A collection of essays by Chinese thinkers, reflecting the new thinking that developed in the 1990s. Both Chinese liberal and Chinese New Left views are represented, along with some views that do not fit either category. It has been …

50678. Wisdom of the Bones

Christopher Hyde

Wisdom of the Bones is a book written by Christopher Hyde.

50680. Rapture

Susan Mitchell

Rapture is a book written by Susan Mitchell.

50681. Nobody gonna turn me 'round

Doreen Rappaport

Nobody gonna turn me 'round is a book written by Doreen Rappaport.

50684. The Return of the Mucker

Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Return of the Mucker is a book published in 1916 that was written by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

50685. The Slow Natives

Thea Astley

The Slow Natives is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author Thea Astley, the first of her record number of four wins. It also won the 1965 Moomba Award.

50686. The Ultimate Resource

Julian Lincoln Simon

The Ultimate Resource is a 1981 book written by Julian Lincoln Simon challenging the notion that humanity was running out of natural resources. It was revised in 1996 as The Ultimate Resource 2.

50687. The Remarkable Exploits of Lancelot Biggs: Spaceman

Nelson Slade Bond

The Remarkable Adventures of Lancelot Biggs, Spaceman is a collection of humorous science fiction stories by Nelson Bond, published by Doubleday Books in 1950. It comprises eleven of the fourteen stories in Bond's "Lancelot Biggs" series. Sometimes described as a novel, it …

50689. Warhorses

Yusef Komunyakaa

Warhorses is a 2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Poetry nominee.

50690. Alien Landscapes

Robert Holdstock

Alien Landscapes is a book by Robert Holdstock and Malcolm Edwards.

50696. The Third Horror

R. L. Stine

The Third Horror is a book published in 1994 that was written by R. L. Stine.

50698. Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded

Samuel Richardson

Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, first published in 1740. It tells the story of a beautiful 15-year-old maidservant named Pamela Andrews, whose country landowner master, Mr. B, makes unwanted advances towards her after the death of his …

50699. The Land Behind the World

Anne Spencer Parry

The Land Behind the World is a book published in 1976 that was written by Anne Spencer Parry.

50700. Bug Muldoon

Paul Shipton

Bug Muldoon is a book by Paul Shipton.

50701. Show Me the Evidence

Alane Ferguson

Show Me the Evidence is a book by Alane Ferguson.

50705. Avenger of Antares

Kenneth Bulmer

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

50709. The Alien Sea

Lucien Soulban

The Alien Sea is a fantasy novel by Lucien Soulban set in the Dragonlance campaign series based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. The novel is about the Dimernesti, Dargonesti, and the other underwater creatures of Krynn.

50711. Murder Manual

Steven Womack

Murder Manual is a book written by Steven Womack.

50714. A Fix Like This

K. C. Constantine

A Fix Like This is a crime novel by the American writer K.C. Constantine set in 1970s Rocksburg, a fictional, blue-collar, Rustbelt town in Western Pennsylvania. Mario Balzic is the protagonist, an atypical detective for the genre, a Serbo-Italian American cop, middle-aged, …

50717. 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 …

50718. Stone and Sea

Graham Edwards

Stone and Sea is a fantasy novel written by Graham Edwards. The novel was first published in 2000 by Voyager Books and HarperPrism. It is the second book in the Stone trilogy, which also includes Stone and Sky and Stone and Sun. The trilogy is a follow-up to Edwards' Ultimate …

50719. Shadow of Honor

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy's Net Force Explorers or Net Force Explorers is a series of young adult novels created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik as a spin-off of the military fiction series Tom Clancy's Net Force.

50720. Reflections in Bullough's Pond

Diana Muir

Reflections in Bullough's Pond: Economy and Ecosystem in New England is a book by Diana Muir. The Providence Journal called Bullough’s Pond "a masterpiece," and Publishers Weekly called it "lyrical". The Massachusetts Center for the Book awarded the 2001 Massachusetts Book Award …

50723. Legacy of Death

Barbara Levy

Legacy of Death is a book written by Barbara Levy.

50725. The Exorcist

William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist is a 1971 novel by American writer William Peter Blatty. The book details the demonic possession of twelve-year-old Regan MacNeil, the daughter of a famous actress, and the Jesuit psychiatrist priest who attempts to exorcise the demon. Published by Harper & Row, …

50730. The Bisexual Option

Fritz Klein

The Bisexual Option is a book by Fritz Klein, first published in 1978, with a second edition printed in 1993. It is considered one of the seminal works on bisexuality in the discipline of queer studies.

50731. Conan the Marauder

John Maddox Roberts

Conan the Marauder 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 paperback by Tor Books in January 1988, and reprinted in 1992. The first British edition was published in …

50733. Assignment in Eternity

Robert A. Heinlein

Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A. Heinlein, first published in hardcover by Fantasy Press in 1953, with some of the stories somewhat revised from their original magazine publications, as follows: Gulf. Lost …

50741. Time of our Darkness

Stephen Gray

Time of our Darkness is a novel by South African author Stephen Gray. It tells the story of a homosexual teacher in 1980s Apartheid South Africa and his relationship with his long-term partner and a young black boy. 13-year-old Disley D. Mashanini is the sole black pupil at a …

50745. 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 …

50748. Cousins in the Castle

Barbara Brooks Wallace

Cousins in the Castle is a book by Barbara Brooks Wallace.

50757. Touch Me

James Moloney

Touch Me is a novel written by award-winning Australian author James Moloney. It was published in April 2000 by University of Queensland Press, an Australian publishing company.

50758. Science of Survival

L. Ron Hubbard

Science of Survival is a book published in 1951 by L. Ron Hubbard, extending his earlier writings on Dianetics. Its original subtitle was "simplified, faster dianetic techniques",although more recent editions have the subtitle "Prediction of human behavior". It is one of the …

50759. The founding father

Richard J. Whalen

The founding father is a book written by Richard J. Whalen.

50760. Father Brown of the Church of Rome: Selected Mystery …

G. K. Chesterton

Father Brown of the Church of Rome: Selected Mystery Stories is a book by G. K. Chesterton.

50761. A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality …

50769. Private Lies

Frank Pittman

Private Lies: Infidelity and Betrayal of Intimacy is a non-fiction book by psychiatrist and family therapist Frank Pittman, M.D. Private Lies was first published in hardcover edition in 1989 by W. W. Norton & Company, and then again by the same publisher in paperback edition …

50772. Moll Flanders

Daniel Defoe

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1722. It purports to be the true account of the life of the eponymous Moll, detailing her exploits from birth until old age. By 1721, Defoe had become a recognised novelist, …

50774. Trace: Getting Up with Fleas

Warren Murphy

Trace: Getting Up with Fleas is a book written by Warren Murphy.

50775. Passion Play

W. Edward Blain

Passion Play is a book written by W. Edward Blain.

50779. Face the Fear

Chris Archer

Face the Fear is a book published in 1998 that was written by Chris Archer.

50780. West India Lights

Henry S. Whitehead

West India Lights is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Henry S. Whitehead. It was released in 1946 and was the second collection of the author's stories to be published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 3,037 copies. Most of the stories …

50781. To Protect and to Serve

Joe Domanick

To Protect and to Serve is a book written by Joe Domanick.

50782. Great Expectations

Charles Dickens

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the …

50790. The Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox …

David Berger

The Rebbe the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference is a book by Rabbi Dr. David Berger on the topic of Chabad messianism and the mainstream orthodox Jewish reaction to that trend. Rabbi Berger addresses the Chabad-Messianic question, regarding a dead Moshiach, from …

50791. The Booster

Eugene Izzi

The Booster is a book written by Eugene Izzi.

50793. Semper Fi

W.E.B. Griffen

Semper Fi is a book published in 1986 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

50794. Night Cruise

Billie Sue Mosiman

Night Cruise is a book written by Billie Sue Mosiman.

50799. Supergod Volume 1 TP

Warren Ellis

Praying to be saved by a man who can fly will get you killed! From Warren Ellis, the creator of THE AUTHORITY and PLANETARY, comes the most horrifying superhero comic you’ll ever read! When scientists build messianic super-humans to save the world, no one thought about how these …

50800. The Fall of the House of Usher

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Fall of the House of Usher" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1839.



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