The most popular books in English
from 55201 to 55400

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.

55214. Bush on the Couch

Justin A. Frank

Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President is a 2004 book by psychoanalyst Justin A. Frank. The central premise of Frank's book is that President George W. Bush displays signs of poor mental health which makes him ill-suited to rule the United States. Frank suggests …

55216. Soldiers in Hiding

Richard Wiley

Soldiers in Hiding is the first novel by Richard Wiley. It received the 1987 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

55217. Boy of the South Seas

Eunice Tietjens

Boy of the South Seas is a children's novel by Eunice Tietjens. It tells the story of Teiki of the Marquesas Islands who, after accidentally stowing away on a visiting ship, makes a new life on the island of Moorea. The book is illustrated by Myrtle Sheldon. It was first …

55218. Magic Maize

Mary Buff

Magic Maize is a short children's novel written and illustrated by Mary and Conrad Buff. Set in contemporary Guatemala, it describes the life and adventures of a boy from a traditional Mayan Indian family. First published in 1953, it was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1954.

55219. Queer Person

Ralph Hubbard

Queer Person is a children's novel by Ralph Hubbard. It tells the story of a deaf-mute boy who is raised among the Pikuni. The novel, illustrated by Harold von Schmidt, was first published in 1930 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1931.

55226. The Fate of the Earth

Jonathan Schell

The Fate of the Earth is a 1982 book by Jonathan Schell. This "seminal" description of the consequences of nuclear war "forces even the most reluctant person to confront the unthinkable: the destruction of humanity and possibly most life on Earth". The book is regarded as a key …

55229. Emeka

Frederick Forsyth

Emeka a biography by Frederick Forsyth about his friend Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, head of the state of Biafra, a republic that seceded from Nigeria and was briefly independent. The book was published in 1982. In 1991 a revised edition was published. "Emeka" is an …

55238. Jack's Return Home

Ted Lewis

Jack's Return Home is a 1970 novel by British writer Ted Lewis. An uncompromising novel of a brutal half-world of pool halls, massage parlours and teenage pornography, it was memorably brought to life in the cult film Get Carter, starring Michael Caine as Jack Carter. The novel …

55240. John Quincy Adams and the Union

Samuel Flagg Bemis

John Quincy Adams and the Union is a book written by Samuel Flagg Bemis.

55241. Miss Lulu Bett

Zona Gale

Miss Lulu Bett is a 1920 novel by American writer Zona Gale, and later adapted for the stage. It was a bestseller at the time of its initial publication, but gradually fell out of favor with changing tastes and social conditions.

55249. Engaged to Murder

Loretta Schwartz-Nobel

Engaged to Murder is a book written by Loretta Schwartz-Nobel.

55252. The Lingala Code

Warren Kiefer

The Lingala Code is a book by Warren Kiefer.

55253. Scarface: Sylvia Smith-Smith Novel: Scarface

Pete Nelson

Scarface: Sylvia Smith-Smith Novel: Scarface is a book written by Peter Nelson.

55255. Epistle to a Godson

W. H. Auden

Epistle to a Godson and other poems is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1972. This book was the last book of poems that Auden completed in his lifetime; its successor, Thank You, Fog was left unfinished at his death. The poems included in the book were written mostly …

55257. Portal Through Time

Alice Henderson

Portal Through Time is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was published in 2006. The author, Alice Henderson, also wrote, Night Terrors in the Stake Your Destiny series. In this novel, Buffy and her friends time-travel to four …

55259. Truckers

Terry Pratchett

Truckers is a book published in 1989 that was written by Terry Pratchett.

55261. The Negative Zone

Victor Appleton

The Negative Zone is a book published in 1991 that was written by Bill McCay under the pseudonym of Victor Appleton.

55264. The Apeman's Secret

Franklin W. Dixon

The Apeman's Secret is the 62nd title of the Hardy Boys series, written by Franklin W. Dixon. Grosset & Dunlap published the book in 2005.

55265. Emperor of America

Richard Condon

Emperor of America is a novel by Richard Condon. It is a satire about an "Imperial Presidency", poking fun at Ronald Reagan.

55268. Handbook of Religion and Health

Harold G Koenig

Handbook of Religion and Health is a scholarly book about the relation of spirituality and religion with physical and mental health. Written by Harold G. Koenig, Michael E. McCullough, and David B. Larson, the book was published in the United States in 2001. The book has been …

55269. The Quartz Massacre

Rebecca Levene

The Quartz Massacre is a book published in 2005 that was written by Rebecca Levene.

55273. The Incredible Planet

John W. Campbell

The Incredible Planet is a science fiction fix-up novel by American author John W. Campbell, Jr.. It was published in 1949 by Fantasy Press in an edition of 3,998 copies. The novel is a collection of three linked novelettes that were not accepted for the magazine Astounding. The …

55274. An Economic Theory of Democracy

Anthony Arblaster

An Economic Theory of Democracy is a political science treatise written by Anthony Downs, published in 1957. The book set forth a model with precise conditions under which economic theory could be applied to non-market political decision-making. It also suggested areas of …

55290. The Old Man Who Does As He Pleases: Selections From …

Lu Yu

The Old Man Who Does As He Pleases: Selections From The Poetry and Prose of Lu Yu is a collection of works written by Lu Yu colleted and translated by Burton Watson.

55298. Derby Day

D. J. Taylor

Derby Day is a novel written by D. J. Taylor.

55299. 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 …

55300. The Deserter

Peadar O'Guilin

The Deserter is a book published in September 2011 that was written by Peadar Ó Guilín.

55305. The burger and the hot dog

Jim Aylesworth

The Burger and the Hot Dog is a Children's poetry book about food, written by Jim Aylesworth and illustrated by Stephen Gammell.

55310. Edward the Second

Christopher Marlowe

Edward II is a Renaissance or Early Modern period play written by Christopher Marlowe. It is one of the earliest English history plays. The full title of the first publication is The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable Death of Edward the Second, King of England, with the Tragical …

55312. Tom Clancy's Net Force Explorers: Cloak and Dagger

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.

55314. Pagan Babies

Elmore Leonard

Pagan Babies is a 2000 crime novel written by Elmore Leonard.

55316. The Discovery of India

Jawaharlal Nehru

The Discovery of India was written by India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru during his imprisonment in 1942–46 at Ahmednagar fort in Maharashtra, India.The Discovery of India is an honour paid to the rich cultural heritage of India, its history and its philosophy as seen …

55317. Faith and Fratricide: The Theological Roots of …

Rosemary Radford Ruether

Faith and Fratricide: The Theological Roots of Anti-Semitism is a book written by Rosemary Radford Ruether.

55324. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture

Zygmunt G. Baranski

This is a comprehensive account of the culture of modern Italy, published by Cambridge University Press in 2001.

55325. Milkweed

Jerry Spinelli

Milkweed is a 2003 young adult historical fiction novel by American author Jerry Spinelli. The book is about a boy in Warsaw, Poland in the years of World War II during the Holocaust. Over time he is taken in by a Jewish group of orphans and he must avoid the German troops while …

55327. Prince of Foxes

Shellbarger

Prince of Foxes is a 1947 historical novel by Samuel Shellabarger, following the adventures of the fictional Andrea Orsini, a captain in the service of Cesare Borgia during his conquest of the Romagna.

55335. The Wish

Gail Carson

The Wish is a 2000 children's novel by Gail Carson Levine, the Newbery Honor winning author of Ella Enchanted. The novel tells the story of Wilma, who wishes to be the most popular girl at her school, Claverford, forgetting that she will graduate in three weeks and move to a new …

55338. Canoeing with the Cree

Eric(Author) ; Bancroft Sevareid, Ann(Foreword by)

Canoeing with the Cree is a 1935 book by Eric Sevareid recounting a canoe trip by Sevareid and his friend Walter Port. During the 1930 trip, sponsored by the Minneapolis Star, Sevareid and Port canoed more than 2,250 miles from Minneapolis, Minnesota to York Factory on the …

55343. The Soldier Spies

W.E.B. Griffen

The Soldier Spies is a book published in 1986 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

55346. The Birds of Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Alexander Wetmore

The Birds of Haiti and the Dominican Republic is a book published as no.155 in the zoological monograph series Bulletins of the United States National Museum. It was authored by Alexander Wetmore, with the assistance of Bradshaw H. Swales, and was published by the Smithsonian …

55349. O Street

Corrina Wycoff

O Street is a 2007 short story collection written by Corrina Wycoff. It is the second book published by OV Books, and was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Debut Fiction in 2007.

55351. Lucky

Alice Siebold

Lucky is a 1999 memoir by Alice Sebold, author of The Lovely Bones. The memoir describes her experiences of being raped and how the experience shaped the rest of her life.

55352. The Hound and the Fox and the Harper

Shaun Herron

The Hound and the Fox and the Harper is a book written by Shaun Herron.

55353. The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Ernest Hemingway

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Ernest Hemingway, published in 1961. The title story is considered by some to be the best story Hemingway ever wrote. All the stories were earlier published in The Fifth Column and the First …

55358. Mortal Kombat II: Annihilation

Jerome Preisler

Mortal Kombat II: Annihilation is a book published in 1997 that was written by Jerome Preisler.

55360. William Shakespeare, the complete works

William Shakespeare

Complete Works of William Shakespeare is the standard name given to any volume containing all the plays and poems of William Shakespeare. Some editions include several works which were not completely of Shakespeare's authorship, such as The Two Noble Kinsmen, a collaboration …

55362. Eight Cousins

Louisa May

"Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill" was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden great aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. …

55365. Tom Cruise: Unauthorized

Addison Wesley

Tom Cruise: Unauthorized is a non-fiction biographical book about Tom Cruise, written by Wensley Clarkson. The book was published by Hastings House in 1998. The book discusses Tom Cruise's early life, his rise as an actor, involvement with Scientology, and past relationships …

55379. Epicœne, or The silent woman

Ben Johson

Epicœne, or The silent woman, also known as Epicene, is a comedy by Renaissance playwright Ben Jonson. It was originally performed by the Blackfriars Children or Children of the Queen's Revels, a group of boy players, in 1609. It was, by Jonson's admission, a failure on its …

55382. Odd Hours

Dean Kootz

Odd Hours is the fourth novel in the Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz. It was released on May 20, 2008.

55383. 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 …

55384. O'Dwyer & Grady Starring in Acting Innocent

Eileen Heyes

O'Dwyer & Grady Starring in Acting Innocent is a book by Eileen Heyes.

55388. Casino Royale

Ian Fleming; Anthony Burgess

Casino Royale is the first novel by the British author Ian Fleming. Published in 1953, it is the first James Bond book, and it paved the way for a further eleven novels and two short story collections by Fleming, followed by numerous continuation Bond novels by other authors. …

55395. The Long Black Coat

Jay Bennett

The Long Black Coat is a book by Jay Bennett.

55396. The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories were published in the Strand Magazine in Great Britain, and Collier's in the United States.

55398. Fables Vol. 17: Inherit the Wind

Bill Willingham

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The tights and capes have been stored away forever, but it remains to be seen if Haven and its refugee inhabitants have survived the onslaught of. Where do the Fables go from here? Bigby and Snow White's cubs try to move forward after learning a …

55399. Fables Vol. 20: Camelot

Bill Willingham

Rose Red finally and formally takes on the mantle of Paladin of Hope to heroically rally the Fables in the tragic aftermath of "Snow White." A new dark age calls for a new Round Table, with modern knights willing to take on a sacred quest to reassemble the shattered pieces of …

55400. Gray Mountain

John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track—until the recession hits and she is downsized, furloughed, and escorted out of the building. Samantha, …



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