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.

57012. Like Most Revelations: New Poems

Richard Howard

Like Most Revelations: New Poems is a book of poetry written by Richard Howard.

57021. The Blind Spot

Austin Hall

The Blind Spot is a science fiction novel by authors Austin Hall and Homer Eon Flint. The novel was originally serialized in six parts in the magazine Argosy beginning in May 1921. It was first published in book form in 1951 by Prime Press in an edition of 1,500 copies, though …

57022. My Sister and I

Friedrich Nietzsche

My Sister and I is an apocryphal work attributed to German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. Following Nietzsche scholar Walter Kaufmann, most consider the work to be a literary forgery, although a small minority argues for the book's authenticity. It was supposedly written in …

57023. Mote

Chap Reaver

Mote is a book by Chap Reaver.

57030. The Lost Father

Marina Warner

The Lost Father is a novel written by Marina Warner.

57032. Stover at Yale

Owen Johnson

Stover at Yale, by Owen Johnson is a novel describing undergraduate life at Yale at the turn of the 20th century. The book was described by F. Scott Fitzgerald as the "textbook" of his generation. Stover at Yale recounts Dink Stover's navigation through the social structure at …

57036. The Almanac of American Politics

Michael Barone

The Almanac of American Politics is a reference work published biennially by Columbia Books & Information Services. It aims to provide a detailed look at the politics of the United States through an approach of profiling individual leaders and areas of the country. The first …

57040. Catherine, Called Birdy

Karen Cushman

Catherine, Called Birdy is the first children's novel written by Karen Cushman. It is a historical novel in diary format, set in thirteenth century England. It was published in 1994, and won the Newbery Honor and Golden Kite Award in 1995.

57044. Deadstick

Terence Faherty

Deadstick is a book written by Terence Faherty.

57052. Six Days or Forever?

Ray Ginger

Six Days or Forever?: Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes is a 1958 book on the Scopes Trial by Ray Ginger, first published in hardcover by Beacon Press and later reprinted in paperback by Oxford University Press. Ginger, later a Professor of History at Brandeis, Wayne State …

57054. A Little Raw on Monday Mornings

Robert Cormier

A Little Raw on Monday Mornings is an adult novel published by popular young adult author Robert Cormier in 1963.

57069. Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours

Rick Rodgers

Mastering the art of baking, presented step-by-step through recipes from the legendary New York City baker. In the heart of Manhattan’s vibrant Highline District is a destination that is beloved by discriminating dessert lovers—Sarabeth’s Bakery. Sarabeth Levine offers an …

57072. Body Count

Burl Barer

Body Count: The Terrifying True Story of the Spokane Serial Killer is a non-fiction book released in December 2012 by Pinnacle Books and authored by crime writer Burl Barer about American serial killer Robert Lee Yates from Spokane, Washington. It was first published in 2002, …

57087. The Opener of the Way

Robert Bloch

The Opener of the Way is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Robert Bloch. It was released in 1945 and was the author's first book. It was published by Arkham House in an edition of 2,065 copies. A British hardcover was issued by Neville Spearman in 1974, …

57089. Clone Catcher

Alfred Slote

Clone Catcher is a book by Alfred Slote.

57091. The Exorcist

William Peter Blatty

The Exorcist is a 1971 novel by American writer William Peter Blatty. The book details the demonic possession of twelve-year-old Regan MacNeil, the daughter of a famous actress, and the Jesuit psychiatrist priest who attempts to exorcise the demon. Published by Harper & Row, …

57095. Encyclopedia of American Religions

J. Gordon Melton

Encyclopedia of American Religions, renamed Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions in the eighth edition, is a reference book by J. Gordon Melton first published in 1978, by Consortium Books, A McGrath publishing company. It is currently in its eighth edition and has become …

57097. Dickens

Peter Ackroyd

Dickens is a 1990 book by Peter Ackroyd.

57100. Metamorphosis of Plants

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe's influential text, newly illustrated with stunning color photographs.The Metamorphosis of Plants, published in 1790, was Goethe's first major attempt to describe what he called in a letter to a friend “the truth about the how of the organism.” Inspired by the diversity …

57101. 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.

57104. Why Britain is at war

Harold Nicolson

Why Britain is at War is a polemic treatise written by Harold Nicolson and first published by Penguin Books on 7 November 1939 shortly after the Second World War began. In the book, Nicolson explores Adolf Hitler's insatiable grasp for power, the foreign policy brinkmanship and …

57108. 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 …

57111. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a high fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in 1950. It was the first published of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia and the best known; among all the author's books it is the most widely held in …

57113. Playback

Raymond Chandler

Playback is the final complete novel by Raymond Chandler, which features his iconic creation Philip Marlowe. It was published in 1958, the year before his death.

57116. The 480

Eugene Burdick

The 480 is a political fiction novel by Eugene Burdick. The plot evolves around the political turmoil after John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963. In the novel, a fictitious charismatic character, John Thatch, an engineer, is seeking nomination for the Republican Party candidate …

57134. Final Proof

Marie R. (intro) Reno

Final Proof is a book written by Marie R Reno.

57135. The Honour of the Knights

Stephen J Sweeney

The Honour of the Knights is a science fiction novel written by Stephen J Sweeney, the First Edition of which is licensed under Creative Commons. It was first published in 2009 and is the first book in the Battle for the Solar System novel trilogy. Sweeney wrote the novel after …

57138. A Point of Law

John Maddox Roberts

A Point of Law is a 2006 novel by John Maddox Roberts. It is the tenth volume of Roberts's SPQR series, featuring Senator Decius Metellus.

57145. The Eye and the Finger

Donald Wandrei

The Eye and the Finger is a collection of Fantasy, Horror and Science fiction short stories by author Donald Wandrei. It was released in 1944 and was his first book published by Arkham House. 1,617 copies were printed. The stories had appeared previously in Weird Tales, Esquire, …

57146. The Little Red Caboose

M. Potter

The Little Red Caboose is a children's book by Marian Potter and illustrated by Tibor Gergely, first published in 1953. It tells the story of a caboose who longs to be as popular as the steam engine at the front of the train, and gains the respect and admiration of all when it …

57155. 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 …

57157. God Drug

Stephen L. Antczak

God Drug is a science fiction graphic novel by Stephen Antczak that has been reviewed as being "1 part Apocalypse Now, 1 part Salvador Dali, 2 parts The Trip, 1 pinch each of The Terminator, Mary Poppins, and Silence of the Lambs...marinade in equal parts alcohol and your …

57159. Politics Among Nations

Hans Morgenthau

Politics Among Nations: The Struggle for Power and Peace is a political science book by Hans Morgenthau published in 1948. The book introduces the concept of political realism, presenting a realist view of power politics. This concept played a major role in the foreign policy of …

57161. Eeny Meeny Murder Mo

Rex Stout

"Eeny Meeny Murder Mo" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published in the March 1962 issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. It first appeared in book form in the short-story collection Homicide Trinity, published by the Viking Press in 1962.

57165. The Making of the Atomic Bomb

R. Rhodes

The Making of the Atomic Bomb is a contemporary history book written by the American journalist and historian Richard Rhodes, first published by Simon and Schuster in 1987. It won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and a National …

57166. Night Shift

Stephen King

Night Shift is the first collection of short stories by Stephen King, first published in 1978. In 1980, Night Shift received the Balrog Award for Best Collection, and in 1979 it was nominated as best collection for the Locus Award and the World Fantasy Award. Many of King's most …

57170. King Solomon's Mines

H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon's Mines is a popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist Sir H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first …

57175. Spectre

William Shatner

Spectre is a novel by William Shatner, co-written with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, based upon the television series Star Trek. The novel was released in 1998 in hardcover format. This is the first in the "Mirror Universe Saga". The story continues in Dark Victory and …

57177. The Jewel of Medina

Marjorie Jones

Following the ensuing battle with the Earl of Ravenstone’s forces, Meghan Douglas tends to the wounds of her father’s men, the Laird of Clan Douglas. Among the fallen, she finds a sorely wounded English knight. Though he is an enemy, Meghan takes pity on the handsome, burly …

57178. The Brotherhood of the Rose

David Austin

The Brotherhood of the Rose is the first novel in a trilogy by David Morrell, first published in 1983. It is followed by The Fraternity of the Stone and The League of Night and Fog.

57180. The Heart of a Warrior

Erin Hunter

The Heart of a Warrior is the third book in the Ravenpaw's Path series of original English-language manga. It focuses on Firestar's promise to get rid of the rogues that are living in Ravenpaw and Barley's barn. The book came out on August 3, 2010.

57181. The Jungle

Upton Sinclair, Jr.

The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair. Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities. However, most readers were …

57187. 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 …

57195. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was first published on 14 October 1892, though the individual stories had been serialised in The Strand Magazine between June …

57196. The Invisible Intruder

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

The Invisible Intruder is the 46th volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1969 under Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

57198. Ketchup Clouds

Annabel Pitcher

Dear Mr S Harris Ignore the blob of red in the top left corner It s jam not blood though I don t think I need to tell you the difference It wasn t your wife s jam the police found on your shoe I know what it s like Mine wasn t a woman Mine was a boy And I killed him exactly …

57199. Year One: Chronicles of the One, Book 1

Nora Roberts

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A stunning new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts―Year One is an epic of hope and horror, chaos and magick, and a journey that will unite a desperate group of people to fight the battle of their lives…It began on New …

57200. Guapa

Saleem Haddad

A debut novel that tells the story of Rasa, a young gay man coming of age in the Middle East Set over the course of twenty-four hours, Guapa follows Rasa, a gay man living in an unnamed Arab country, as he tries to carve out a life for himself in the midst of political and …



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