The most popular books in English
from 52001 to 52200

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.

52002. Resurrection Blues

Arthur Miller

Resurrection Blues is Arthur Miller's penultimate play. Though Miller was not known for his humor, this play uses a pointed comedic edge to intensify his observations about the dangers, as well as the benefits, of blind belief: political, religious, economic and emotional.

52016. The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

James Weldon Johnson

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson is the fictional account of a young biracial man, referred to only as the "Ex-Colored Man", living in post-Reconstruction era America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He lives through a variety …

52020. Allan & the ice gods

H. Rider Haggard

Allan and the Ice-Gods is a novel by H. Rider Haggard featuring his recurring character Allan Quartermain, based on an idea given to Haggard by Rudyard Kipling. The story details Quartermain's past life regression to a stone-age ancestor and the various adventures involved. The …

52021. Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell

Modesty Blaise is an action-adventure/spy fiction novel by Peter O'Donnell first published in 1965, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip in 1963.

52030. Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe's second antislavery novel was written partly in response to the criticisms of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by both white Southerners and black abolitionists. In Dred (1856), Stowe attempts to explore the issue of slavery from an African American …

52033. Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006

Ellen Bryant Voigt

Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006 is a book written by Ellen Bryant Voigt.

52036. Die längliche Kiste

Edgar Allan Poe

Best of Edgar Allan Poe Meistererzählungen Band 6: Die längliche Kiste

52039. Women of Mystery: The Lives & Works of Notable …

Martha Hailey DuBose

Women of Mystery: the Lives and Works of Notable Women Crime Novelists is a book written by Martha Hailey DuBose with additional essays by Margaret Caldwell Thomas.

52040. Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers

John Marsden Reilly

Twentieth Century Crime and Mystery Writers is a book written by John M. Reilly.

52043. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy is a novel by Laurence Sterne, written and first published in 1768, as Sterne was facing death. In 1765, Sterne travelled through France and Italy as far south as Naples, and after returning determined to describe his travels from a …

52047. The Angry Moon

William Sleator

The Angry Moon is a book written by William Sleator and illustrated by Blair Lent.

52048. The Big Tree of Bunlahy

Padraic Colum

The Big Tree of Bunlahy: Stories of My Own Countryside is a children's short story collection by Padraic Colum. It contains thirteen stories based on the tales told to the author in his home town of Bunlahy in County Longford, Ireland. The first edition was illustrated by Jack …

52049. Seashore Story

Taro Yashima

Children hear an old Japanese story about a fisherman who rode on a turtle's back to a beautiful place under the sea, and then ask questions about the story.

52050. Whistler's Van

Idwal Jones

Whistler's Van is a children's novel by Idwal Jones. Set in rural Wales shortly after World War I, it tells the story of a young farmboy, Gwilyn, who spends one summer traveling with the gypsies. The novel, illustrated by Zhenya Gay, was first published in 1936 and was a Newbery …

52051. The Virgin of Zesh & The Tower of Zanid

L. Sprague de Camp

The Virgin of Zesh & The Tower of Zanid is a 1982 collection of two science fiction novels by L. Sprague de Camp. Both works are part of his Viagens Interplanetarias series and of its subseries of stories set on the fictional planet Krishna. The collection was first …

52055. The Poetics of Murder

Glenn Most

The Poetics of Murder is a book written by Glen W. Most and William W. Stowe.

52059. Benita, An African Romance

H. Rider Haggard

Benita: An African Romance is a 1906 novel by H Rider Haggard.

52062. The Watcher

Kay Nolte Smith

The Watcher is a book written by Kay Nolte Smith.

52068. The Accident

Todd Strasser

The Accident is a book written by Todd Strasser.

52080. The Golem: A Jewish Legend

Beverly Brodsky

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

52082. 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 …

52091. It Takes a Family

Rick Santorum

It Takes a Family is a 2005 book by then Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum. The title is a response to the 1996 book It Takes a Village by then-First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. In the book, Santorum states that the family structure is necessary. He argues that liberal social …

52093. The House of Balthus

David Brooks

The House of Balthus is a 1995 fantasy, horror novel by David Brooks. It is a story about characters from a painting by Balthus who have walked out to inhabit an ancient chateau.

52094. Crazy Therapies

Margaret Singer

Crazy Therapies: What Are They? Do They Work? is a book by psychologist Margaret Singer and Janja Lalich published by Jossey-Bass in 1996. Singer and Lalich explore myriad wildly controversial claims often made in the psychotherapeutic industry.

52096. Batman: Inferno

Alex Irvine

Batman: Inferno is a novel set in the universe of DC Comics superhero Batman and was penned by Alex Irvine, a writer and assistant professor of English at the University of Maine. The novel is a sequel to Batman: Dead White and is the second installment in a trilogy of Batman …

52099. Facing Mount Kenya

Jomo Kenyatta

Facing Mount Kenya, first published in 1938, is an anthropological study of the people of the Kikuyu ethnicity of central Kenya. It was written by native Kikuyu and future Kenyan president Jomo Kenyatta. The book's introduction was written by anthropologist Bronisław Malinowski, …

52102. The Howler

R. L. Stine

The Howler is a book published in 2001 that was written by R. L. Stine.

52105. The Boys of San Joaquin

D. James Smith

The Boys of San Joaquin is a book by David James Smith.

52115. False Prophets

David Hagberg

False Prophets is a book written by Sean Flannery.

52118. Talked To Death

Stephen Singular

Talked To Death is a book written by Stephen Singular.

52119. Murder Manual

Steven Womack

Murder Manual is a book written by Steven Womack.

52121. The World Next Door

Brad Ferguson

The World Next Door is a 1990 science fiction novel by Brad Ferguson, combining in a novel way the subgenres of alternate history and of predicting the Third World War. It was first published in paperback by Tor Books in October 1990. The book is an expansion of a short story of …

52122. Gift of the Gods

Sally Malcolm

Gift of the Gods is a audiobook published in 2008 that was written by Sally Malcolm.

52123. The Jolly Corner

Henry James

"The Jolly Corner" is a short story by Henry James published first in the magazine The English Review of December, 1908. One of James' most noted ghost stories, "The Jolly Corner" describes the adventures of Spencer Brydon as he prowls the now-empty New York house where he grew …

52128. Fear on Wheels

Franklin W. Dixon

Fear on Wheels, published in 1991, is the 108th book in The Hardy Boys Mystery Series.

52129. Darkroom

Graham Masterton

A spate of unexplained fires spreads across Los Angeles, killing indiscriminately, tearing up the city, destroying people's faith. There seems to be no probable cause for the fires; arson and murder are not suspected but surely they can't have been started by something as …

52132. The Lighthouse War

Adrian McKinty

The Lighthouse War is a book published in 2007 that was written by Adrian McKinty.

52134. Brute Force: Cracking the Data Encryption Standard

Matt Curtin

Brute Force is a book by Matt Curtin about cryptography. In this book, the author accounts his involvement in the DESCHALL Project, mobilizing thousands of personal computers in 1997 in order to meet the challenge to crack a single message encrypted with DES. This was and …

52136. 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.

52137. Vengeance

Scott Ciencin

Vengeance is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel. Tagline: "The original evil is after Angel's soul."

52141. Amityville: The Horror Returns

John G. Jones

Amityville: The Horror Returns is a 1989 horror novel and the fifth installment in Amityville book series written by John G. Jones. It is the final book to be about the Lutzes as they are stalked by the presence they fled from in Amityville.

52161. Conviction: Solving the Moxley Murder

Leonard Levitt

Conviction: Solving the Moxley Murder is a book written by Leonard Levitt.

52162. Dark Maze

Thomas Adcock

Dark Maze is a book written by Thomas Adcock.

52164. War

Pierre Loti

52168. Growing Up X

Ilyasah Shabazz

Growing Up X: A Memoir by the Daughter of Malcolm X is a 2002 book by Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. Shabazz wrote the book with Kim McLarin. In Growing Up X, Shabazz writes about what it was like to grow up in the shadow of her father, a …

52175. Unfinished Murder

James Neff

Unfinished Murder is a book written by James Neff.

52179. Macbeth

William Shakespeare

Macbeth /məkˈbɛθ/ is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare, and is considered one of his darkest and most powerful works. Set in Scotland, the play illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. The …

52182. Lovecraft Remembered

Peter Cannon

Lovecraft Remembered is a collection of memoirs about H. P. Lovecraft and is edited by Peter Cannon. It was released in 1998 by Arkham House in an edition of 3,579 copies. Nearly all the memoirs from previous Arkham publications of Lovecraft miscellany are included.

52190. The Thief

Clive Cussler

The Thief is an Isaac Bell adventure tale, the fifth in that series. The hardcover edition was released March 6, 2012. Other editions were released on different dates.

52199. Robert B. Parker's Lullaby

Ace Atkins

Lullaby is the 41st novel featuring Robert B. Parker's fictional detective Spenser. It is also the first official Spenser novel not penned by the noted author, but by Ace Atkins. Atkins was asked to write the novel after the death of Parker in 2010. This novel follows Spenser as …

52200. Alan Moore's Neonomicon Signed Limited Hardcover

Alan Moore

Alan Moore, the best-selling graphic novelist of all time, delivers an original, chilling tale of Lovecraftian horror!Comic book legend Alan Moore (WATCHMEN, FROM HELL) and brilliant artist Jacen Burrows deliver a chilling tale of Lovecraftian horror! Brears and Lamper, two …



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