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.

57201. The Misfortunes of Mr. Teal

Leslie Charteris

The Misfortunes of Mr. Teal is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United Kingdom in May 1934 by Hodder and Stoughton and the United States by The Crime Club. The book was republished under two additional titles: The Saint in …

57204. The wrath of Squat

Bruce Coville

The wrath of Squat is a book published in 1994 that was written by Bruce Coville.

57206. Herblock's state of the Union

Herbert Block

Herblock's state of the Union is a book by Herblock.

57214. Fanny Hill

John Cleland

Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland first published in London in 1748. Written while the author was in debtors' prison in London, it is considered "the first original English prose pornography, and the first pornography to use the …

57219. Marked by Fire

Joyce Carol Thomas

Marked by Fire is a novel by Joyce Carol Thomas. Thomas and Paula Fox shared the 1983 National Book Award for Children's Books in category Fiction, Paperback. The story follows the life of Abyssinia "Abby" Jackson, whose home in Oklahoma is destroyed by a tornado and fire. whose …

57220. The Most Wonderful Doll in the World

Phyllis McGinley

The Most Wonderful Doll in the World is a book written by Phyllis McGinley and illustrated by Helen Stone.

57221. Clearing Weather

Cornelia Meigs

Clearing Weather is a children's historical novel by Cornelia Meigs. Opening in a coastal Massachusetts town shortly after the American Revolution, it follows the circumstances of the building of a great sailing ship, the Jocasta, and its first voyage to the Caribbean. The …

57222. The Heavenly Tenants

William Maxwell

The Heavenly Tenants is a children's fantasy novel by William Maxwell. In the novel, the Marvell family farm in Wisconsin is visited by the living signs of the zodiac; meanwhile, the constellations associated with them disappear from the sky. The book, illustrated by Ilonka …

57223. 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.

57224. A general theory of exploitation and class

John Roemer

A General Theory of Exploitation and Class is a 1982 book by John Roemer that is the classic reconstruction of theories of exploitation and class within Analytical Marxism. It forms part of a body of work on exploitation that has been highly influential.

57227. 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 …

57229. The Dark Haired Girl

Philip K. Dick

The Dark Haired Girl is a collection of essays, poems and letters by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Mark V. Ziesing in 1989. Ziesing considers this the necessary companion volume to the complete collected works of the author. The letters, in particular, provide …

57240. The Grisly Wife

Rodney Hall

The Grisly Wife is a 1993 Miles Franklin literary award winning novel by the Australian author Rodney Hall. The Miles Franklin Award Judges' Report called it "a novel with a rather surprising vision." This novel is the third book in The Yandilli Trilogy, following the novels …

57246. The White People

Arthur Machen

"The White People" is a fantasy-horror short story by the Welsh writer Arthur Machen. Written in the late 1890s, it was first published in 1904 in Horlick's Magazine—of which Machen's friend A. E. Waite was editor— then reprinted in Machen's collection The House of Souls.

57249. 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 …

57254. Daddy King: An Autobiography

Rev. Martin Luther King Sr.

Daddy King is a book by Martin Luther King Jr.

57260. Lily Beach

Jennie Fields

Lily Beach is a literary novel by Jennie Fields. Her first published work, this story is set in the 1960s and focuses on the character Lily Beach as she struggles with a past of abuse. Lily travels to Illinois and three different men to escape her past. Originally published by …

57263. The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions

H. P. Lovecraft

The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions is a collection of stories revised or ghostwritten by American author H. P. Lovecraft. It was originally published in 1970 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,058 copies. The dustjacket of the first edition features art by Gahan Wilson …

57265. 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.

57267. The Werewolf of Ponkert

H. Warner Munn

The Werewolf of Ponkert is a collection of two horror short stories by H. Warner Munn. It was published in book form with its sequel in 1958 by The Grandon Company in an edition of 500 copies. The edition was reissued as a hardback book by Centaur Books of New York in 1971, and …

57269. Democratic Promise: The Populist Movement in America

Lawrence Goodwyn

Democratic promise is a book written by Lawrence Goodwyn.

57271. Great Women Mystery Writers

Kathleen Gregory Klein

Great Women Mystery Writers is a book written by Kathleen Klein.

57272. 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, …

57274. The Faces of Evil

Justin Richards

The Faces of Evil is a book published in 2004 that was written by Justin Richards.

57275. Soliah: The Sara Jane Olson Story

Sharon Darby Hendry

Soliah: The Sara Jane Olson Story is a book written by Sharon Darby Hendry.

57276. The Anubis Tapestry: Between Twilights

Bruce Zick

The Anubis Tapestry: Between Twilights is a 2006 fantasy novel written and illustrated by Bruce Zick.

57277. The Princess and the Unicorn

Carol Hughes

The Princess and the Unicorn is a children's fantasy novel by British-born American author Carol Hughes, who also wrote Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves. The novel was published in hardcover on February 24, 2009, by Random House Books for Young Readers.

57278. A Little Bit Dead

Chap Reaver

A Little Bit Dead is an Edgar Award winning book by Chap Reaver.

57280. 101 People Who Are Really Screwing America

Jack Huberman

101 People Who Are Really Screwing America is a non-fiction book by Jack Huberman. It was published in 2006 by Nation Books. The book is a liberal response to Bernard Goldberg's book 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America, and includes criticism of Republican politicians …

57281. Dixie lullaby

Mark Kemp

Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race and New Beginnings in a New South is a book by U.S. music journalist Mark Kemp that traces the evolution of southern rock between the years 1968 and 1992, and examines the music's social and psychological impact on young Southerners in the …

57282. The complete critical prose and letters

Osip Mandelstam

The complete critical prose and letters is a book written by Osip Mandelstam.

57284. A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories of the New and Old …

Frank Norris

A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories of the New and Old West is a collection of short stories written by the American author Frank Norris. It was published posthumously in 1903 by Doubleday, Page & Company and composed primarily of recently published works.

57290. 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.

57292. The Labyrinths of Fear

Dave Morris

The Labyrinths of Fear is a book published in 1989 that was written by Dave Morris.

57298. Fireworks and Darkness

Natalie Jane Prior

Fireworks and Darkness is a 2002 young-adult novel by Natalie Jane Prior. It follows the story of Simeon Runciman who is a firework maker and former dark magician who is caught in up in murder and magic when his enemy reappears. It is followed by a companion book entitled Star …

57300. The Book of Ptath

A.E. Van Vought

The Book of Ptath is a science fiction novel by author A. E. van Vogt. It was first published in book form in 1947 by Fantasy Press in an edition of 3,021 copies. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Unknown in October 1943. The book has also appeared under the …

57302. Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

Manning Marable

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention is a biography of Malcolm X written by American historian Manning Marable. It won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for History. Pulitzer.org described this as "an exploration of the legendary life and provocative views of one of the most significant …

57304. Knowing and the Known

John Dewey

Knowing and the Known is a 1949 book by John Dewey and Arthur Bentley.

57305. Waltz Across Texas

Max Crawford

Waltz Across Texas is a book written by Max Crawford.

57308. The Guns of August

Barbara Tuckman

The Guns of August, also published as August 1914, is a volume of history by Barbara Tuchman. It is centered on the first month of World War I. After introductory chapters, Tuchman describes in great detail the opening events of the conflict. Its focus then becomes a military …

57310. Love Story

Erich Segal

Love Story is a 1970 romance novel by American writer Erich Segal. The book's origins lay in a screenplay that Segal wrote, and that was subsequently approved for production by Paramount Pictures. Paramount requested that Segal adapt the story into novel form as a preview of …

57315. Battle Order 204

Christobel Mattingley

Battle Order 204 is a historical, non-fiction novel that recounts the experiences of David Mattingley a bomber pilot of the Royal Australian Air Force serving with No. 625 Squadron RAF. It follows Mattingley's dream to one day be a pilot and his journey from start to finish into …

57316. The Cardinal of the Kremlin

Tom Clancy

The Cardinal of the Kremlin is a novel by Tom Clancy, featuring his character Jack Ryan. It is a sequel to The Hunt for Red October, based on the development of the Strategic Defense Initiative and its Soviet equivalent, covering themes including intelligence gathering and …

57318. 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.

57322. Hush, Hush

Becca Fitzpatrick

Hush, Hush is a 2009 New York Times bestselling young adult fantasy novel by Becca Fitzpatrick and the first book in her Hush, Hush series. The novel was first published on October 13, 2009 through Simon & Schuster and focuses on the character of Nora Grey, a teenager whose …

57325. The Black Echo

Michael Connelly

The Black Echo is the 1992 début novel by American crime author Michael Connelly. This is the first of Connelly's Bosch series. The book won the Mystery Writer's of America Edgar Award in 1992.

57326. Amityville: The Nightmare Continues

R. Karl Largent

Amityville: The Nightmare Continues is a 1991 horror novel written by Robin Karl. It is the final installment and attempted reboot of Amityville book series.

57329. Growing Up bin Laden

Jean Fritz

Growing Up bin Laden: Osama's Wife and Son Take Us Inside Their Secret World is a 2009 book based on interviews with the wife and son of Osama bin Laden.

57336. Mr. Meeson's will

H. Rider Haggard

Mr Meeson's Willis a 1888 novel by H. Rider Haggard. It was based on a well known anecdote of the time.

57338. Meltdown

Chris Archer

Meltdown is a book published in 1999 that was written by Chris Archer.

57339. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

Harold Bloom~Riverhead

Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human is a book by Harold Bloom.

57344. Half a Life

V. S. Nailpaul

Half a Life is a 2001 novel by Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul published by Alfred A. Knopf. The novel is set in India, Africa and Europe. Half a Life was long listed for the Man Booker prize.

57345. Don't Call it Frisco

Herb Caen

"Don't Call it Frisco" is Herb Caen's fourth book.

57346. The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the …

James Watson

The Double Helix : A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA is an autobiographical account of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA written by James D. Watson and published in 1968. In 1998, the Modern Library placed The Double Helix at number 7 …

57347. Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment

James Pittaro

Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment is the first book in the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson. The book was released in the US on April 11, 2005 and in the UK on July 4, 2005. The book is set in the near future and centers on the 'flock', a group of human-avian hybrids on …

57349. A People's History of the United States

Edwin Howard Simmons

A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present American history as it has been experienced by the entirety of the population, not just the elites. According to him, …

57353. 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 …

57357. Birds of Australia: A Summary of Information

J. D MacDonald

Birds of Australia: A Summary of Information is a compact handbook on Australian birds published in 1973. It was authored by the originally British ornithologist James David Macdonald who moved permanently to Australia in 1968 following his retirement from a long career with the …

57358. Black Orchids

Rex Stout

Black Orchids is a Nero Wolfe double mystery by Rex Stout published in 1942 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. Stout's first short story collection, the volume is composed of two novellas that had appeared in abridged form in The American Magazine: "Black Orchids" "Cordially Invited …

57359. Incident at 125th Street

John Edward Brown

Incident at 125th Street is a book written by J.E. Brown.

57361. Mr. Monk in Trouble

Lee

Mr. Monk in Trouble is the ninth novel based on the television series Monk. It was written by Lee Goldberg, and was published by Signet Books on December 1, 2009. Like the other Monk novels, the story is narrated by Natalie Teeger, the assistant of the title character, Adrian …

57363. One-Night Baby

Susan Stephens

One-Night Baby is a book written by Susan Stephens.

57365. Mortal Kombat II: Annihilation

Jerome Preisler

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

57383. 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.

57384. Dirty Work

Nigel Cox

Dirty Work is a 1987 novel by New Zealand author Nigel Cox. Cox's second novel, Dirty Work is set in Wellington City, New Zealand, in the mid-1980s. The book revolves around the lives of staff and guests in the Happy World, a low-rent hotel, and the conflict between the hotel …

57385. Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is a novel published in 1911 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. The novel was adapted into a film, Ethan Frome, in 1993.

57386. Shooting Script

Gavin Lyall

Shooting Script is a first person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1966.

57387. Behind the Paint

Hobey Violent J; Echlin

Behind the Paint is the 2003 autobiography of American hip hop artist Joseph Bruce, better known as Violent J, one half of the Detroit, Michigan hip hop group Insane Clown Posse. The book focuses on Bruce's entire life up until 2002. It begins with a chronological account of his …

57394. Birdsong

Sebastian Faulks

Birdsong is a 1993 novel by English author Sebastian Faulks. Faulks' fourth novel, it tells of a man called Stephen Wraysford at different stages of his life both before and during World War I. Birdsong is part of a trilogy of novels by Sebastian Faulks, together with The Girl …

57397. Shadows Before the Sun

Kelly Gay

The electrifying sequel to the acclaimed urban fantasies The Better Part of Darkness, The Darkest Edge of Dawn, and The Hour of Dust and Ashes!Between life and death lies a chasm of pain beyond imagining. . . . Elysia may be a heavenly off-world destination, but beyond it, in …

57398. In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar …

Hampton Sides

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, August 2014: In the last few decades of the 19th century, the world looked very different from the way it does now. Parts of the map were unfilled--chief among those spaces was the North Pole, which many believed contained warm currents that …

57399. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the …

Matt Taibbi

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWSA scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery:Poverty goes …

57400. The Sudden Appearance of Hope

Claire North

My name is Hope Arden, and you won't know who I am. But we've met before-a thousand times.It started when I was sixteen years old. A father forgetting to drive me to school. A mother setting the table for three, not four. A friend who looks at me and sees a stranger.No matter …



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