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.

57401. Classic Volkswagens

Colin Burnham

Classic Volkswagens is a 1998 bestselling Non-Fiction Automobile book, by photographer and author Colin Burnham. It was printed by Osprey Publishing as part of their classic automotive collection in the 1980s and 1990s and made sales of over 250,000. It is the second book in a …

57403. Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the English author Mary Shelley about the young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was …

57405. Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell

Modesty Blaise is an action-adventure/spy fiction novel by Peter O'Donnell first published in 1965, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip in 1963.

57407. Sporting Chance

Elizabeth Moon

Sporting Chance is a science fiction novel, written by Elizabeth Moon. Published in 1994, it is the second novel in the Familias Regnant fictional universe, and the second in the Heris Serrano trilogy. It follows on the heels of Hunting Party and is followed by Winning Colors.

57415. 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, …

57417. 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 …

57418. Twice Brightly

Harry Secombe

Twice Brightly is a 1974 comic novel by Harry Secombe, fictionalising his experiences as a recently demobbed Welsh serviceman and army comic returning from the battlefields of North Africa and Italy and struggling to make a living in the British Variety Theatres after the Second …

57419. Judgement By Fire

Fredrick D. Huebner

Judgement By Fire is a book written by Fredrick D. Huebner.

57421. The Tragic Muse

Henry James

The Tragic Muse is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1889-1890 and then as a book in 1890. This wide, cheerful panorama of English life follows the fortunes of two would-be artists: Nick Dormer, who vacillates between a political …

57424. The Spell of Conan

L. Sprague de Camp

The Spell of Conan is a 1980 collection of essays, poems and fiction edited by L. Sprague de Camp, published in paperback by Ace Books. The material was originally published as articles in George H. Scithers' fanzine Amra. The book is a companion to Ace’s earlier volume of …

57426. America Moves Forward: A History for Peter

Gerald W. Johnson

America Moves Forward: A History for Peter is a book by Gerald W. Johnson.

57427. The Dark Star of Itza: The Story of A Pagan Princess

Alida Malkus

The Dark Star of Itza: The Story of a Pagan Princess is a children's historical novel by Alida Malkus. It portrays the way of life in the Mayan cities of ancient Yucatán. The novel, illustrated by Lowell Houser, was first published in 1930 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in …

57428. 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 …

57429. Garram the Hunter: A Boy of the Hill Tribes

Herbert Best

Garram the Hunter: A Boy of the Hill Tribes is a children's novel by Herbert Best. Illustrated by Erick Berry, the novel was first published in 1930 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1931. The main character, Garram, is the son of a tribal chief in the Nigerian hills. When …

57430. 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 …

57439. Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality …

Flo Conway

Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality Change is a 1978 book which describes the authors' theory of religious conversion. They propose that "snapping" is a mental process through which a person is recruited by a cult or new religious movement, or leaves the group …

57445. Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 3 (1941)

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 3 (1941) is the third volume of Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories, which is a series of short story collections, edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg, which attempts to list the great science fiction stories from the …

57448. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's picture book designed, illustrated and written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969, later published by Penguin Putnam. It features a caterpillar who eats its way through a wide variety of foodstuffs …

57449. Honey Baby Sugar Child

Alice Faye Duncan

Honey Baby Sugar Child is a book written by Alice Faye Duncan.

57452. 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 …

57453. Degrees of Connection

Jon Cleary

Degrees of Connection is a 2004 Ned Kelly Award winning novel by the Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the 20th and last entry in the Scobie Malone series. Cleary decided to stop writing crime novels because he felt he was getting stale.

57454. What's Happening to Grandpa?

Maria Shriver

What's Happening to Grandpa is a children's book (ages Kindergarten-Grade 4) authored by award-winning American journalist and best-selling author Maria Shriver.

57455. Nebula Winners Thirteen

Samuel R. Delany

Nebula Winners Thirteen is a 1980 anthology of short stories edited by Samuel R. Delany. The included works had won the Nebula Award and were originally published in 1977. The stories had originally appeared in the magazines The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Isaac …

57456. Beyond Reason

Ken Englade

Beyond Reason is a book written by Ken Englade.

57458. Star Wreck 7: Space, the Fido Frontier

Leah Rewolinski

Star Wreck 7: Space, the Fido Frontier is a book published in 1994 that was written by Leah Rewolinski.

57459. The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars

Thomas M. Disch

The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars is a book published in 1988 that was written by Thomas M. Disch.

57465. Duel Identity

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.

57466. A Tear in the Sky

Joseph Nassise

A Tear in the Sky is a book published in 2010 that was written by Joseph Nassise.

57471. The Awakening

Gary Wassner

The Awakening is a book published in 2005 that was written by Gary Wassner.

57472. The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Charles Dickens

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. The novel was unfinished at the time of Dickens's death and his ending for it is unknown. Though the novel is named after the character Edwin Drood, the story focuses on Drood's uncle, precentor, choirmaster and …

57473. The Valentine Estate

Stanley Ellin

Valentine Estate is a book written by Stanley Ellin.

57478. The Story of the Treasure Seekers

E. Nesbit

The Story of the Treasure Seekers is a novel by E. Nesbit. First published in 1899, it tells the story of Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel, and Horace Octavius Bastable, and their attempts to assist their widowed father and recover the fortunes of their family; its sequels are …

57480. The Blue Whale

George L. Small

The Blue Whale is a book written by George L. Small.

57487. Hawthorne

Henry James

Hawthorne is a book of literary criticism by Henry James published in 1879. The book was an insightful study of James' great predecessor, Nathaniel Hawthorne. James gave extended consideration to each of Hawthorne's novels and a selection of his short stories. He also reviewed …

57492. The Three-Seated Space Ship

Louis Slobodkin

The Three-Seated Space Ship is a book published in 1962 that was written by Louis Slobodkin.

57493. Biscuit Bear

Mini Grey

Biscuit Bear is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Mini Grey, published in 2004. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award, as well as being shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards and longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

57499. Byte Beautiful: Eight Science Fiction Stories

James Tiptree, Jr.

Byte Beautiful: Eight Science Fiction Stories is a 1985 short story collection by James Tiptree, Jr. All but one of the stories, "Excursion Fare", had previously also appeared in earlier short story collections by James Tiptree, Jr.

57502. Amazing Spider-Man Omnibus, Vol. 1

Stan Lee

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

57506. 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 …

57507. Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox

J. M. Burns

Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox is a book by James MacGregor Burns.

57510. African silences

Peter Mattiniessen

African Silences is a 1991 book by Peter Matthiessen published by Random House. It recounts journeys through Equatorial Africa to study the situation of elephants and other wildlife and is a meditation upon the natural world and mankind's relationship to it and effect upon it.

57511. Powers That Be

Anne & Eliz. McCaffrey & Scarborough

Powers That Be is a book published in 1993 that was written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough.

57513. Stone of Tears

Terry Goodkind

Stone Of Tears is the second book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth.

57517. The Pacific Between

Raymond K. Wong

The Pacific Between is a romantic coming of age novel by Raymond K. Wong. Published in 2006, The Pacific Between was the finalist for the IPPY Book Award in 2006. The novel is loosely based on the author's experience as an immigrant and young adult, but the characters and events …

57521. 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 …

57522. Letters from the Editors of National Lampoon

Rick Meyerowitz

Letters from the Editors of National Lampoon was an American humor publication from 1973. It appears to be a book, but was a "special issue" of National Lampoon magazine that was published in April 1973. It was a compilation of the best of the "Letters to the Editors" pages of …

57525. The Gold Solution

Herbert Resnicow

The Gold Solution is a book written by Herbert Resnicow.

57529. White Water

Michael S. Bandy

White Water is a book by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein.

57530. The Beginning

Cynthia Soroka

The Beginning is a book published in 1993 that was written by Cynthia Soroka.

57531. Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterley's Lover is a novel by D. H. Lawrence, first published in 1928. The first edition was printed privately in Florence, Italy, with assistance from Pino Orioli; an unexpurgated edition could not be published openly in the United Kingdom until 1960. The book soon …

57534. Brittle Power

Amory Lovins

Brittle Power: Energy Strategy for National Security is a 1982 book by Amory B. Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins, prepared originally as a Pentagon study and re-released in 2001 following the September 11 attacks. The book argues that U.S. domestic energy infrastructure is very …

57537. The Burning Land

Barbara Siegel

The Burning Land is a book published in 1987 that was written by Barbara Siegel and Scott Siegel.

57540. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel is a book written by George R.R. Martin and Ben Avery.

57541. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel is a book written by George R.R. Martin and Ben Avery.

57542. Fevre Dream

George Martin

Fevre Dream is a 1982 vampire novel written by best-selling U.S. novelist George R. R. Martin. It is set on the antebellum Mississippi River beginning in 1857; it has been described by some as "Bram Stoker meets Mark Twain." The book was first published in the U.S. in 1982 by …

57543. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Philip K. Dick

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is a science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. First published in 1968, the book served as the primary basis for the 1982 film Blade Runner. The novel is set in a post-apocalyptic near future, where Earth and its populations …

57544. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

Harold Bloom~Riverhead

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

57545. My Brother Sam Is Dead

James Lincoln/ Collier Collier, Christopher

My Brother Sam Is Dead is a young adult historical fiction novel by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier. The book realistically depicts what happened in the American Revolution. It is a Newbery Honor book that was also named an ALA Notable Children's Book and nominated …

57547. Celebrity In Death

Nora Roberts

Celebrity In Death is a book written by Nora Roberts.

57548. The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces

H. P. Lovecraft

The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces is a collection of fantasy, horror short stories, essays and memoirs by American author H. P. Lovecraft and others. It was released in 1959 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,527 copies and was the fifth collection of Lovecraft's work to be …

57549. The Dark Chateau

Clark Ashton Smith

The Dark Chateau is a collection of poems by Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1951 and was the author's fourth book to be published by Arkham House. It was released in an edition of 563 copies. The book was intended to be a stop-gap volume representing Smith's poetry while …

57554. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

C. S. Lewis

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a high fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in 1952. It was the third published of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia and Lewis had finished writing it in 1950, before the first book was out. It is volume …

57555. The Covenant

James A. Michener

The Covenant is a historical novel by American author James A. Michener, published in 1980.

57557. The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D. Appleton and Company as a book in New York and in London. It won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, making Wharton the …

57560. Hadassah: One Night with the King

Tommy Tenney

Hadassah: One Night with the King is a 2004 novel by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen based upon a retelling of the Biblical Book of Esther. However, "One Night with the King" follows almost identically the novel "Esther" by Nathaniel Weinreb in plot, including direct quotes …

57562. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in …

David Shobin

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon is a non-fiction book by American author David Grann. It tells the story of the British explorer Percy Fawcett who, in 1925, disappeared with his son in the Amazon while looking for an ancient lost city. For decades, …

57563. A Spirit of Tolerance

Amadou Hampâté Bâ

A Spirit of Tolerance: The Inspiring Life of Tierno Bokar is the only English translation of Amadou Hampate Ba’s book Vie en enseignement de Tierno Bokar, le sage de Bandiagara, originally written in French. This book describes the life of Tierno Bokar, a Malian Sufi who …

57566. The Rodeo Murder

Rex Stout

"The Rodeo Murder" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published in April 1960 in the short-story collection Three at Wolfe's Door.

57567. 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.

57568. Incident at 125th Street

John Edward Brown

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

57572. Return of the Jedi

James Kahn

Return of the Jedi is a science fiction novel, written by James Kahn and published on 12 May 1983 by Del Rey. It is based on the script of the film of the same name. According to Publishers Weekly it was the bestselling novel of that year.

57573. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

Charles Darwin

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is a book by Charles Darwin, published in 1872, concerning genetically determined aspects of behaviour. It was published thirteen years after On the Origin of Species and alongside his 1871 book The Descent of Man, it is Darwin's …

57574. Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre /ˈɛər/ is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name "Currer Bell." The first American edition was published the following year by Harper & Brothers of New York. …

57575. Quentins

Maeve Binchy

Quentins is a 2002 novel by Irish author Maeve Binchy.

57576. Beverly of Graustark

George Barr

Beverly of Graustark is a book published in 1904 that was written by George Barr McCutcheon.

57580. The Promise

Chaim Potek

The Promise is a novel written by Chaim Potok, published in 1969. It is a sequel to his previous novel The Chosen. Set in 1950s New York, it continues the saga of the two friends, Reuven Malter, an Liberal Jew studying to become a rabbi, and Danny Saunders, a genius Hasidic Jew …

57593. The Murder of Hound Dog Bates

Robbie Branscum

The Murder of Hound Dog Bates is a book by Robbie Branscum.

57594. Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, …

David Lynch

Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity, a book by film director David Lynch, is an autobiography and self-help guide comprising 84 vignette-like chapters. Lynch comments on a wide range of topics “from metaphysics to the importance of screening your …

57595. 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 …

57596. Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a …

Bill Clinton

Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy is a 2011 non-fiction book by former United States President Bill Clinton. Praise appeared in publications such as the Los Angeles Times and the New York Journal of Books, while publications such as The Guardian …

57598. DEATH Deluxe Edition

Neil Gaiman

A New York Times Best Seller!From the pages of Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman's THE SANDMAN comes fan-favorite character Death in a new deluxe hardcover edition collecting her solo adventures!The first story introduces the young, pale, perky, and genuinely likable Death. One …

57600. 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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