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.

52002. The Secret of Fame: The Literary Encounter in an Age …

Gabriel Zaid

The Secret of Fame: The Literary Encounter in an Age of Distraction is a book by Gabriel Zaid.

52006. 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" …

52007. Friar Thomas D'Aquino: his life, thought, and work

James A Weisheipl

Friar Thomas D'Aquino: his life, thought, and work is a book written by James A Weisheipl.

52012. 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 …

52017. Eye for Eye

Orson Scott Card

Eye for Eye is a science fiction novella by Orson Scott Card. It first appeared in the March 1987 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. In 1990 it appeared in Card’s short story collection Maps in a Mirror and also as a Tor double novel, with The Tunesmith by Lloyd Biggle, …

52028. 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, …

52029. Leader By Destiny

Jeanette Eaton

Leader By Destiny: George Washington, Man and Patriot is a biography of George Washington written for children by Jeanette Eaton. Illustrated by Jack Manley Rosé, it was first published in 1938 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1939.

52059. The Man Who Robbed the Pierre

Ira Berkow

The Man Who Robbed the Pierre is a book written by Ira Berkow.

52064. The Snottle

Michael Lawrence

The Snottle is a children's book by Michael Lawrence, the fifth book in the Jiggy McCue book series, and was first published in the UK in 2003.

52071. A Dark Victory

Dave Luckett

A Dark Victory is a 1999 young-adult fantasy novel by Dave Luckett and is the last book in the Tenabran Trilogy. It follows the story of how Will is preparing for his final battle as Prince Nathan's armies mass on the moors.

52074. The Rod of Seven Parts

Douglas Niles

The Rod of Seven Parts is a fantasy novel by Douglas Niles, based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It was published in 1996.

52075. Bernard the Brave

Margery Sharp

Bernard the Brave is a novel written by British novelist Margery Sharp. It is the eighth novel in a series of nine known collectively as The Rescuers which tells the story of two little mice, Bernard and Miss Bianca, and their adventures as members of the Mouse Prisoner's Aid …

52082. They Also Serve

Mike Moscoe

They Also Serve is a book published in 2001 that was written by Mike Shepherd.

52096. The House in Lordship Lane

A. E. W. Mason

The House in Lordship Lane is a 1946 British detective novel written by A.E.W. Mason. It is the fifth and final novel in the Hanaud series of stories featuring Inspector Hanaud of the French police. Unlike the rest of the series, the story is set in England in the Lordship Lane …

52098. Tolkien's Legendarium

Verlyn Flieger

Tolkien's Legendarium is a collection of scholarly essays edited by Verlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter on the History of Middle-earth series of books relating to the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, compiled and edited by his son, Christopher Tolkien. It was published by Greenwood …

52101. Land above the trees

Ann Zwinger

Land above the trees is the 1972 book by Ann Zwinger.

52102. Death of a Train

Freeman Wills Crofts

Death of a Train is a crime novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, published in 1946.

52105. The Secret Battle

A. P. Herbert

The Secret Battle is a novel by A. P. Herbert, first published in 1919. The book draws upon Herbert's experiences as a junior infantry officer in the First World War, and has been praised for its accurate and truthful portrayal of the mental effects of the war on the …

52137. The founding father

Richard J. Whalen

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

52156. Mala onda

Alberto Fuguet

Mala onda is a bildungsroman novel and social commentary by Alberto Fuguet. It is also Fuguet's debut novel, first published in 1991. Mala onda is set in Chile during a ten-day period in late 1980, around the time of the Chilean constitutional referendum. The protagonist is …

52160. The Ambassadors

Henry James

The Ambassadors is a 1903 novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review. This dark comedy, seen as one of the masterpieces of James's final period, follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of Chad Newsome, …

52166. Animal World

Antonio di Benedetto

Animal World is a collection of short stories written by Antonio di Benedetto, with hallucinatory animal transformations by the internationally acknowledged Argentine master.

52172. Time and the River

Zee Edgell

Time and the River is the fourth released novel by author Zee Edgell, appearing in March 2007. Edgell announced the arrival of the book in January and appeared in Belize in March at the University of Belize in Belmopan and in Belize City promoting the book. Early reviews from …

52190. Caperucita Roja (tal como se lo contaron a Jorge)

Luis Maria Pescetti

Caperucita Roja (tal como se lo contaron a Jorge) [Little Red Riding Hood ] is a book written by Luis Pescetti, Argentine writer and musician. This book is an adaptation of the traditional tale of Little Red Riding Hood. It is the shortest of all of the books written by Luis …

52194. Figuras y Figuraciones

Eliot Weinberger

A beautiful collaboration between husband and wife. His poems to her collages, call and response from Mexico's greatest poet. "Marie Jose's constructions and boxes are three-dimensional objects transfigured by her imagination and her sensibility into visual ideas, mental …

52195. Leopold Lugones--Selected Writings

Leopoldo Lugones

Argentina's best-known writer during his lifetime, Leopoldo Lugones's work spans many literary styles and ideological positions. He was influential as a modernist poet, as a precursor of the avant-garde, and also as the poet of Argentine nature. His short stories (Las Fuerzas …

52198. The Son

Philipp Meyer

Pub Date: 2013-05-28 Pages: 576 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins US A Globe & Mail 100 SelectionPart epic of Texas. part classic coming- of-age story. part unflinching portrait of the bloody price of power. The Son is an utterly transporting novel that maps the …

52200. Never Never (Harriet Blue)

Candice Fox

The Instant #1 New York Times and USA Today BestsellerHarry Blue is the top Sex Crimes investigator in her department. But even she didn't see this coming: her own brother arrested for the grisly murders of three beautiful young women. "For her own good," she's been sent to a …



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