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.

56403. Memories of the Irish-Israeli War

Phil O'Brien

Memories of the Irish-Israeli War is a 1995 novel by Phil O'Brien, a pen name for former Cruella de Ville frontwoman Philomena Muinzer derived from her mother's maiden name. The novel, told from the point of view of a waitress from Belfast who calls herself "Poisoner" or "Mad …

56404. The Complete Calvin & Hobbes

Bill Watterson

The Complete Calvin & Hobbes is a 2005 book by Bill Watterson.

56418. Liberation by Oppression: A Comparative Study of …

Thomas Stephen Szasz

Liberation by Oppression: A Comparative Study of Slavery and Psychiatry is a 2002 work on, and a critique of, psychiatry by Thomas Szasz.

56419. Collected Poems

Richard L. Tierney

Collected Poems: Nightmares and Visions is a collection of poems by Richard L. Tierney. It was released in 1981 by Arkham House in an edition of 1,030 copies. The book is illustrated by Jason Van Hollander. The poems had previously appeared in The Arkham Collector, Whispers, …

56421. Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

John Bunyan

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, or The Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ to his Poor Servant John Bunyan is a Puritan spiritual autobiography written by John Bunyan. It was written while Bunyan was serving a twelve-year prison sentence in Bedford …

56422. The Headless Lady

Clayton Rawson

The Headless Lady is a whodunnit mystery novel written by Clayton Rawson. A character in the novel, a detective story writer named Stuart Towne, has the same name as a pen name of Rawson. This is the third of four mysteries featuring The Great Merlini, a stage magician and …

56425. Bright Island

Mabel Robinson

Bright Island is a children's novel by Mabel Robinson. It tells the story of Thankful Curtis, who, having grown up on a small island off the coast of Maine, reluctantly agrees to attend school on the mainland for her senior year. The novel, illustrated by Lynd Ward, was first …

56426. The Dream Coach

Anne Parrish

The Dream Coach is a children's book by Anne Parrish. It contains four fairytale-like stories linked by the theme of a Dream Coach which travels around the world bringing dreams to children. The stories are: "The Seven White Dreams of the King's Daughter", "Goran's Dream", "A …

56427. Mr. Justice Holmes

Clara Ingram Judson

Mr. Justice Holmes is a book by Clara Ingram Judson.

56428. The Pageant of Chinese History

Elizabeth Seeger

Pageant of Chinese History is a children's history book by Elizabeth Seeger. Focusing on political and cultural history, it covers the history of China from mythological times to the birth of the republic in 1912. The book, illustrated by Bernard Watkins, was first published in …

56438. The Field Guide to Sponsored Films

Rick Prelinger

"The Field Guide to Sponsored Films by Rick Prelinger describes 452 historically or culturally significant motion pictures commissioned by businesses, charities, advocacy groups, and state or local government units between 1897 and 1980. The annotated filmography features …

56440. Take me where the good times are

Robert Cormier

Take Me Where the Good Times Are is a novel by Robert Cormier. First published in 1965, it is Cormier's third novel.

56443. Of Chameleons and Gods

Jack Mapanje

Of Chameleons and Gods is the title of the first collection of poetry by Malawian poet Jack Mapanje, published in 1981 in the United Kingdom, in Heinemann's African Writers Series. Despite critical acclaim, the collection was withdrawn from circulation in Malawi, because it was …

56446. The Provençal Tales

Michael de Larrabeiti

The Provençal Tales is a book written by Michael de Larrabeiti and published in 1988 by Pavilion Books. De Larrabeiti worked on the transhumance in the 1950s and 60s; his book records stories apparently told to de Larrabeiti by Provençal shepherds.

56453. Dot and Tot of Merryland

Lyman Frank Baum

Dot and Tot of Merryland is a 1901 novel by L. Frank Baum. After Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, he wrote this story about the adventures of a little girl named Dot and a little boy named Tot in a land reached by floating on a river that flowed through a tunnel. The land …

56457. Helga's Web

Jon Cleary

Helga's Web was a 1970 novel by Australian author Jon Cleary, the second to feature his detective hero Scobie Malone. Cleary did not originally intend to use the character again but wanted to write about the construction of the new Sydney Opera House and thought the detective …

56459. Rise the Euphrates

Carol Edgarian

Rise the Euphrates is a novel by Carol Edgarian. It concerns three generations of Armenian American women living in Memorial, Connecticut during the twentieth century. Rather than focus on a central character, the book contains the story of three generations: the grandmother …

56463. Vintage PKD

Philip K. Dick

Vintage PKD is a collection of science fiction stories, novel excerpts and non-fiction by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Vintage Books in 2006.

56468. One for the Road

Harold Pinter

One for the Road is an overtly-political one-act play by Harold Pinter, which premiered at Lyric Studio, Hammersmith, in London, on 13 March 1984, and was first published by Methuen in 1984.

56484. The Richlands

Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Richlands is an historical novel by the American writer Agnes Sligh Turnbull set in a rural village in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, thirty miles east of Pittsburgh. At the turn of the 20th century in Western Pennsylvania, Jim Ryall decides to farm the Richlands instead …

56485. Florentine Finish

Cornelius Hirschberg

Florentine Finish is a book by Cornelius Hirschberg.

56487. A Reverie for Mister Ray

Michael Bishop

A Reverie for Mister Ray: Reflections on Life, Death, and Speculative Fiction is a collection of nonfiction work by American writer Michael Bishop published in 2005 by PS Publishing. It includes essays and reviews from 1975 to 2004, originally published in a wide variety of …

56489. The Birth of Merlin

William Shakespeare

The Birth of Merlin, or, The Child Hath Found his Father is a Jacobean play, probably written in whole or part by William Rowley. It was first performed in 1622 at the Curtain Theatre in Shoreditch. It contains a comic depiction of the birth of the fully grown Merlin to a …

56497. The Next Witness

Rex Stout

"The Next Witness" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published as "The Last Witness" in the May 1955 issue of The American Magazine. It first appeared in book form in the short-story collection Three Witnesses, published by the Viking Press in 1956.

56503. Run for Your Life

David Line

Run For Your Life is a children's adventure novel by Lionel Davidson, first published in 1966.

56504. Peter the Great: His Life and World

Robert K. Massie

Peter the Great: His Life and World is a 1980 work written by Robert K. Massie. The book won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. The book chronicles the life of Peter I of Russia, and is divided into five parts: "Old Muscovy", "The Great Embassy", "The Great …

56516. The Illustrated Roger Zelazny

Roger Zelazny

The Illustrated Roger Zelazny is a book by Roger Zelazny.

56517. Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus, Vol. 1

Stan Lee

Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus, Vol. 1 is a book written by Stan Lee.

56519. Author, Author

David Williamson

Author, Author is a novel by David Lodge, written in 2004. The book is based on the life of the author Henry James. It was released at about the same time as The Master by Colm Tóibín and other books about James, and Lodge wrote The Year of Henry James: The Story of a Novel …

56520. High Windows

Philip Larkin

High Windows is a collection of poems by English poet Philip Larkin, and was published in 1974 by Faber and Faber Limited. The readily available paperback version was first published in Britain in 1979. The collection is the last publication of new poetry by Larkin before his …

56521. Edward Heath

John Campbell

Edward Heath: A Biography is a book written by John Campbell.

56522. The Problems of Philosophy

Bertrand(Author) ; Perry Russell, John(Introduction by)

The Problems of Philosophy is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics: …

56524. The Beginning Was the End

Oscar Kiss Maerth

The Beginning Was the End is a 1971 pseudo-scientific book written by Oscar Kiss Maerth that claims that humankind evolved from cannibalistic apes. Its premise: — The Beginning was the End, p. 37

56525. Dragonstar Destiny

Bischoff

Dragonstar Destiny is a book published in 1989 that was written by Thomas F. Monteleone and David Bischoff.

56526. The Nightingale

Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Nightingale is a novel by the American writer Agnes Sligh Turnbull set in a fictional rural Western Pennsylvania village at the turn of the 20th century. Violet Carpenter is already considered a spinster at age twenty-five when financial necessity forces her to take in …

56527. Songs for the Philologists

J. R. R. Tolkien

Songs for the Philologists is a collection of poems by E. V. Gordon and J. R. R. Tolkien as well as traditional songs. It is the rarest and most difficult to find Tolkien-related book. Originally a collection of typescripts compiled by Gordon in 1921–26 for the students of the …

56528. Vulcan's Hammer

Philip K. Dick

Vulcan's Hammer is a 1960 science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. It was released originally as an Ace Double. This has been considered to be the final outing of Dicks' 1950's style pulp science-fiction writing, before his better-received work such as the Hugo …

56532. A Flight of Pigeons

Ruskin Bond

A Flight of Pigeons is a novella by Indian author, Ruskin Bond. The story is set in 1857, and is about Ruth Labadoor and her family who take help of Hindus and Muslims to reach their relatives when the family's patriarch is killed in a church by the Indian rebels. The novella is …

56534. Private Guns, Public Health

David Hemenway

Private Guns, Public Health is a 2004 non-fiction book by David Hemenway, an economist who has served as Professor of Health Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health as well as the Director of Harvard's Injury Control Research Center. He argues that the widespread ownership …

56535. Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade: The …

Richard Layman

Discovering The Maltese Falcon and Sam Spade: The Evolution of Dashiell Hammett's Masterpiece, Including John Huston's Movie with Humphrey Bogart is a book edited by Richard Layman.

56536. Beat Generation

Jack Foley

Beat Generation is a play written by Jack Kerouac upon returning home to Florida after his seminal work On the Road had been published in 1957. Gerald Nicosia, a Kerouac biographer and family friend has said that theatre producer Leo Gavin suggested that Kerouac should write a …

56539. Tupac Shakur Legacy

Jamal Joseph

Tupac Shakur Legacy is an official interactive biography of Tupac Shakur released on August 16, 2006. The author of the book is Jamal Joseph, a friend of the Shakur family and a former Black Panther Party member. The book is published by Atria Books a division of Simon & …

56541. A Little Green Book of Monster Stories

Joe R. Lansdale

A Little Green Book of Monster Stories is a collection of short stories written by American author Joe R. Lansdale, published by Borderlands Press as part of their "Little Book" series. It was limited to five hundred copies. It contained the following stories, and possibly one …

56543. Century Rain

Alastair,

Century Rain is a 2004 noir science fiction alternate history mystery novel by Welsh author Alastair Reynolds.

56555. A Long Way from Chicago

Richard Fremantle

A Long Way from Chicago is a "novel in stories" by Richard Peck. It was awarded the Newbery Honor in 1999. Peck's sequel to this book, A Year Down Yonder, won the Newbery Medal for children's literature in 2001.

56556. A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God

Jonathan Edwards

A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God in the Conversion of Many Hundred Souls in Northampton is an essay written in 1737 by Jonathan Edwards about the process of Christian conversion in Northampton, Massachusetts during the Great Awakening, which emanated from …

56557. Jake Gander, Storyville Detective: The Case of the …

George McClements

Jake Gander, Storyville Detective: The Case of the Greedy Granny is a book by George McClements.

56558. Happy Valley

Patrick White

Happy Valley is a 1939 novel by Australian author Patrick White. It won the 1941 Australian Literature Society Gold Medal. White did not allow the novel to be republished in his lifetime. Not until 2012 would the book come back into print. White had dedicated the novel to artist …

56566. Ice

Shane Johnson

Ice is a Christian science fiction novel by author Shane Johnson.

56570. Intelligent Thought

John Brockman

Intelligent Thought: Science Versus the Intelligent Design Movement is a book edited by John Brockman and published by Vintage Books. The book is a series of essays which discuss the idea that natural selection and evolution helps explain the world better than intelligent …

56581. Conan of Cimmeria

Robert E. Howard

Conan of Cimmeria is a collection of eight fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Most of the stories were originally published in various fantasy magazines. The …

56585. Fools Crow

James O'Barr

Fools Crow is a 1986 novel written by Native American author James Welch. Set in Montana shortly after the Civil War, this novel tells of White Man's Dog, a young Blackfeet Indian on the verge of manhood, and his tribe, known as the Lone Eaters. The invasion of white society …

56589. Ghost Stations

Bruce Barrymore Halpenny

Ghost Stations is a book published in 1986 that was written by Bruce Barrymore Halpenny.

56591. Inner loops : a sourcebook for fast 32-bit software …

Rick Booth

Inner loops: a sourcebook for fast 32-bit software development is a book written by Rick Booth.

56592. The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and …

Tim & Earle Marsh Brooks

The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946–Present is a trade paperback reference work by the American television researchers Tim Brooks and Earle Marsh, first published by Ballantine Books in 1979. That first edition won a 1980 U.S. National Book …

56593. Bennetts Gold

James Patterson

Police officers shot Detective Michael Bennett arrests an infamous Mexican crime lord in a deadly chase that leaves Bennett's lifelong friend Hughie McDonough dead. From jail, the prisoner vows to rain epic violence down upon New York City-and to get revenge on Michael Bennett. …

56594. Nevermore: The Final Maximum Ride Adventure

James Patterson

One last chance...for Max, Fang, and Dylan...before it all ends.Are you ready for the final chapter? Are you ready for the ultimate flight? Because THIS IS IT. One last incredible, explosive adventure with an astonishing ending that no one could have seen coming.Book …

56595. Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged is a 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. Rand's fourth and last novel, it was also her longest, and the one she considered to be her magnum opus in the realm of fiction writing. Atlas Shrugged includes elements of science fiction, mystery, and romance, and it contains Rand's …

56596. Home From the Sea: An Elemental Masters Novel

Mercedes Lackey

The seventh novel in Mercedes Lackey's magical Elemental Masters series reimagines the fairy tale East of the Sun, West of the Moon in a richly-detailed alternate Victorian EnglandFor as long as she could remember, Mari Prothero had seen things—things that shouldn’t, that …

56597. Saints of the Shadow Bible

Ian Rankin

Rebus and Malcolm Fox go head-to-head when a 30-year-old murder investigation resurfaces, forcing Rebus to confront crimes of the past Rebus is back on the force, albeit with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder. He is investigating a car accident when news arrives that a case …

56598. Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet …

Rick Riordan

Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound when Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane for the first time. Weird creatures are appearing in unexpected places, and the demigods and magicians have to team up to take them down. As they battle with Celestial Bronze and …

56599. Fables Vol. 19: Snow White

Bill Willingham

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!With Castle Dark now back in the hands of the Fables, mysteries both young and old begin to challenge the residents of Fabletown. Bigsby and Stinky set off from Fabletown in Rose Red's blood-fueled sports car to track down the two abducted cubs. …

56600. Precious Gifts: A Novel

Danielle Steel

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Handsome, widowed, sophisticated, utterly charming, Paul Parker won the heart of a wealthy young Frenchwoman—the daughter of an American financier, the granddaughter of a major French art dealer—as his second wife. In two marriages, he fathered a …



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