The most popular books in English
from 53001 to 53200

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.

53005. By Persons Unknown

George Jonas

By Persons Unknown is a book written by Barbara Amiel and George Jonas.

53008. 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 …

53009. Homely Girl: A Life

Arthur Miller

Homely Girl: A Life is a 1992 collection of three short stories by Arthur Miller. In Britain the collection was published under the title Plain Girl

53016. 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 …

53027. Collected stories for children

W. De. La Mare

Collected Stories for Children is a collection of 17 fantasy stories or original fairy tales by Walter de la Mare, first published by Faber in 1947 with illustrations by Irene Hawkins. De la Mare won the annual Carnegie Medal recognising the year's best children's book by a …

53028. Visitors from London

Kitty Barne

Visitors from London is a children's novel written by Kitty Barne, illustrated with 40 drawings by Ruth Gervis, published by Dent in 1940. Set in Sussex, it is a story of World War II on the home front; it features preparing for and hosting children evacuated from London. Barne …

53029. 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, …

53030. 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.

53031. Sing Mother Goose

Opal Wheeler

Sing Mother Goose is a book written by Opal Wheeler and illustrated by Marjorie Torrey.

53032. A Casual Brutality

Neil Bissoondath

A Casual Brutality is a book written by Neil Bissoondath.

53041. Trafalgar

Angélica Gorodischer

Don't rush Trafalgar Medrano when he starts telling you about his latest intergalactic sales trip. He likes to stretch things out over precisely seven coffees. No one knows whether he actu-ally travels to the stars, but he tells the best tall tales in the city, so why doubt him? …

53042. Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin

P. G. Wodehouse

Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 12 October 1972 by Barrie & Jenkins, London and in the United States on 6 August 1973 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title The Plot That Thickened. Monty …

53054. The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture

David Brion Davis

The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture written by David Brion Davis and published by Cornell University Press in 1966 won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1967. It was republished in 1988 by Oxford University Press Davis in his introduction lays out the basic …

53056. The Man Who Could Not Shudder

John Dickson Carr

The Man Who Could Not Shudder, first published in 1940, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Gideon Fell. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a locked room mystery.

53061. Ross Macdonald

Matthew J. Bruccoli

Ross Macdonald is a book written by Matthew Bruccoli.

53062. The Rise of Mormonism

Rodney Stark

The Rise of Mormonism is a 2005 book by the sociologist of religions Rodney Stark. It was reviewed in Journal of Mormon History.

53065. 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 …

53072. Tribes of Redwall Mice

Brian Jacques

Tribes of Redwall Mice was published in 2003 as an accessory to the Redwall series by Brian Jacques. It was illustrated by Jonathan Walker. This booklet about mice in the Redwall series features trivia questions, a giant poster, and profiles of many of the mouse characters in …

53074. Necropolis

Basil Copper

Necropolis is a British Gothic novel by author Basil Copper. It was published by Arkham House in 1980 in an edition of 4,050 copies. It was Copper's third book published by Arkham House.

53077. Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". First published as a book on 14 November 1883 by Cassell & Co., it was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881 …

53079. The Howler

R. L. Stine

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

53080. Magic Eye

Malcolm Rose

Magic Eye is a book published in 1998 that was written by Malcolm Rose.

53087. 1001 Beds: Performances, Essays, and Travels

Tim Miller

1001 Beds: Performances, Essays, and Travels is a book written by Tim Miller.

53088. Winter Chill

Jon Cleary

Winter Chill is a 1995 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the twelfth book featuring Sydney detective Scobie Malone and centers on the death of an American lawyer at a convention - and the murder of the security guard who found him.

53096. Gift of the Gods

Sally Malcolm

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

53099. Madeline in America and Other Holiday Tales

Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline in America and Other Holiday Tales is an illustrated collection of short stories by Ludwig Bemelmans, with only one of the stories featuring the popular children's character Madeline. This collection was first published in 1999 and features stories previously published …

53106. Van Morrison: Too Late to Stop Now

Steve Turner

Van Morrison: Too Late to Stop Now is a biography of musician Van Morrison, written by Steve Turner. It was first published in 1993 in the United States by Penguin Group, and in Great Britain by Bloomsbury Publishing. Turner first met Van Morrison in 1985; he interviewed …

53109. The Lighthouse War

Adrian McKinty

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

53117. The Train to Lo Wu

Jess Row

The Train to Lo Wu is a collection of short stories by Jess Row published in January 2005. The book contains seven loosely related stories set in or related to Hong Kong. They all deal with the tension felt between insiders and outsiders, especially between locals and foreigners …

53118. Keep Me in Mind

Nancy Holder

Keep Me In Mind is an original game-novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. This is the second in the line of Buffy books called Stake your Own Destiny, modeled after the popular Choose Your Own Adventure series in which the reader decides the fate of …

53119. The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola …

Nikola Tesla

The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla is a book compiled and edited by Thomas Commerford Martin detailing the work of Nikola Tesla up to 1893. The book is a comprehensive compilation of Tesla's early work with many illustrations.

53136. Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry …

Dorothy B. Hughes

Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry Mason is a book written by Dorothy B. Hughes.

53142. The Seventh Crystal

Gary Paulsen

The Seventh Crystal is the twelfth novel in World of Adventure series by Gary Paulsen. It was published on July 1, 1996 by Random House.

53153. The founding father

Richard J. Whalen

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

53158. Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C++

Mark Allen Weiss

Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C++ is a book written by Mark Allen Weiss.

53173. Unfinished Murder

James Neff

Unfinished Murder is a book written by James Neff.

53194. Twelve Years a Slave

Solomon(Author) ; Northup(Author) Northup

Twelve Years a Slave is a memoir and slave narrative by American Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York state, details his being tricked to go to Washington, D.C., where he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in …



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