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. Baseball Fever

Johanna Hurwitz

Baseball Fever is a novel written by Johanna Hurwitz and published in 1981 by William Morrow and Company. It features Ezra Feldman as the protagonist, who has a depicted obsession to baseball and is primarily centered on his father and Ezra himself, who fail to compromise …

57403. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale …

57405. 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.

57414. Mote

Chap Reaver

Mote is a book by Chap Reaver.

57418. The Ivory Child

H. Rider Haggard

The Ivory Child is a novel by H. Rider Haggard featuring Allan Quatermain.

57423. Colonel Markesan and Less Pleasant People

August Derleth

Colonel Markesan and Less Pleasant People is a collection of stories by authors August Derleth and Mark Schorer writing in collaboration. It was released in 1966 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,405 copies. The stories were written while the two authors shared a cabin on the …

57424. 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.

57425. Three Loves

A. J. Cronin

Three Loves is a 1932 novel by A.J. Cronin about the loves of Lucy Moore — her husband, her son, and God. Initially published by Gollancz, the story demonstrates how a virtue can become a vice when misguided in seeking rewards other than those in and of itself. The …

57432. The individual in Darwinʼs world

Stephen Jay Gould

The individual in Darwinʼs world is a book by Stephen Jay Gould.

57443. Many Marriages

Sherwood Anderson

Many Marriages is a 1923 Sherwood Anderson novel, largely plotless and considered by many to be the beginning of his decline as a writer. The novel did have its champions, however, F. Scott Fitzgerald among them. In this novel, Anderson continued his use of new psychological …

57453. Figgie Hobbin

Charles Causley

Figgie Hobbin: Poems for Children is a children's poetry collection written by the Cornish poet Charles Causley and first published in 1970. Since then it has gone through numerous reprints, including a notable version published in the United States in 1973, with illustrations …

57454. Scarface: Sylvia Smith-Smith Novel: Scarface

Pete Nelson

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

57455. The Junkyard Dog

Robert Campbell

The Junkyard Dog is a book written by Robert Campbell.

57457. The Capitalist Manifesto

Louis O. Kelso

The Capitalist Manifesto is a best-selling book first published in 1958, written by Louis O. Kelso, a lawyer-economist and Employee Stock Ownership Plan inventor, and Mortimer J. Adler, an Aristotelian philosopher. The book was on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller List …

57465. The Other Lover

Bruce Smith

The Other Lover is a book written by Bruce Smith.

57470. 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.

57475. Asa Gray, American Botanist, Friend of Darwin

A. Hunter Dupree

Asa Gray, American Botanist, Friend of Darwin is a book written by A. Hunter Dupree.

57478. Stone and Sun

Graham Edwards

Stone and Sun is a fantasy novel written by Graham Edwards. The novel was first published in 2001 by Voyager Books and HarperPrism. It is the third book in the Stone trilogy, which also includes Stone and Sky and Stone and Sea. The trilogy is a follow-up to Edwards' Ultimate …

57482. Dragon's Teeth

Upton Sinclair, Jr.

The novel Dragon's Teeth, written in 1942 by Upton Sinclair, won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1943. Set in the period 1929 to 1934, it covers the Nazi takeover of Germany during the 1930s. It is the third of Upton Sinclair's World's End series of eleven novels about Lanny …

57483. Soliah: The Sara Jane Olson Story

Sharon Darby Hendry

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

57486. Selected Letters of H. P. Lovecraft II

H. P. Lovecraft

Selected Letters II, 1925-1929 is a collection of letters by H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in 1968 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,482 copies. It is the second of a five volume series of collections of Lovecraft's letters and includes a preface by August Derleth and Donald …

57491. Subway Art

Martha Cooper

Subway Art is a collaborative book by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, which documents the early history of New York City's graffiti movement. Originally published in 1984, the book has been described as a "landmark photographic history" and holds great significance in …

57492. Grammata Serica Recensa

Bernhard Karlgren

The Grammata Serica Recensa is a dictionary of Old Chinese published by the Swedish sinologist Bernard Karlgren in 1957. Bernard Karlgren made fundamental contributions to the study of the phonology of Middle and Old Chinese, which he called Ancient and Archaic Chinese …

57494. A Guide To Keynes

Alvin Hansen

A Guide to Keynes is a non-fiction work by Alvin Hansen, about the life of John Maynard Keynes. It was first published in 1953 . Hansen’s guide, 237 pages long, seeks to explain Keynes’s General Theory chapter by chapter in a fashion more accessible to the beginner. Alvin Hansen …

57495. Kylie: La La La

Kylie Minogue

Kylie: La La La is a photo/art book released by Australian singer Kylie Minogue. The books namesake comes from a line made famous in her hit single "Can't Get You Out of My Head". This is not a traditional biography but rather a pictorial biography that is a photographic look at …

57500. A Dog on Barkham Street

Stolz M. S.

A Dog on Barkham Street is a children's novel published in 1960 written by Mary Stolz and illustrated by Leonard Shortall. It was voted one of 41 notable children's books of 1960 in a poll of librarians conducted by the American Library Association. A companion novel, The Bully …

57504. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Lyman Frank Baum

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow. Originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900, it has since been reprinted numerous times, most often under the name The Wizard of Oz, …

57507. All aboard for Ararat

H. G. Wells

All Aboard for Ararat is a 1940 allegorical novella by H. G. Wells that tells a modernized version of the story of Noah and the Flood. Wells was 74 when it was published, and it is the last of his utopian writings.

57509. Pied Piper of Lovers

Lawrence Durrell

Pied Piper of Lovers, published in 1935, is Lawrence Durrell's first novel. It is followed by Panic Spring, which partly continues the actions of its characters. The novel is in large part autobiographical and focuses on the protagonist's childhood in India and maturation in …

57510. 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 …

57513. My story

Kamala Das

My Story is an autobiographical book written by Indian author and poet Kamala Das. The book was originally published in Malayalam, titled Ente Katha. The book evoked violent reactions of admiration and criticism among the readers and critics. It remains to date the best-selling …

57514. The cat of Bubastes

G. A. Henty

The Cat of Bubastes, A Tale of Ancient Egypt is a historical novel for young people by British author G.A. Henty. It is the story of a young prince who becomes a slave when the Egyptians conquer his people, then is made a fugitive when his master accidentally kills a sacred cat. …

57515. 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 …

57516. 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.

57517. 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.

57518. Three Men in a Boat

Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men in a Boat, published in 1889, is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kingston upon Thames to Oxford and back to Kingston. The book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of …

57521. The Eagle

Jack Hight

The Eagle is the final novel in the A Dream of Eagles series. The Eagle follows the continuing story of Clothar from when he meets Arthur Pendragon, to, and possibly after, King Arthur's death. It also is noted for having a sympathetic portrait of Mordred. The novel was released …

57523. Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia

Joseph D. Pistone with Richard Woodley

Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia is a 1988 autobiographical crime book written by Joseph D. Pistone about his story as an FBI agent going undercover and infiltrating the Mafia. In 1997, the book was made into a feature film titled Donnie Brasco, starring Johnny …

57526. Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of …

Joseph Stiglitz

Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy is a book on the causes and consequences of the Great Recession by economist and Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, first published in 2010 by W. W. Norton & Company. While focusing on the roots of the …

57532. The Hand of Zei

L. Sprague de Camp

The Hand of Zei is a science fiction novel written by L. Sprague de Camp, the second book of his Viagens Interplanetarias series and its subseries of stories set on the fictional planet Krishna. The book has a convoluted publication history. It was first published in the …

57537. Slaughter Mountain Run

Joe Dever

Slaughter Mountain Run is a book published in 1989 that was written by Joe Dever.

57539. Cardography

Orson Scott Card

Cardography is a short story collection by Orson Scott Card. It contains five stories and an introduction by David Hartwell. All five of these stories were later published in Maps in a Mirror

57540. Meltdown

Chris Archer

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

57545. Prophet Margin

Simon Spurrier

Prophet Margin is a book published in 2005 that was written by Simon Spurrier.

57547. About Time

Paul Davis

About Time is the second book written by Paul Davies, regarding the subject of time. The intended audience is the general public, rather than science academics. About Time explores selected mysteries of spacetime, following on from Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, which …

57550. Faces of Sunset Boulevard: A Portrait of Los Angeles

Patrick Ecclesine

Faces of Sunset Boulevard: A Portrait of Los Angeles is a 2008 photography and coffee table book by Patrick Ecclesine that won Top Photo Book of 2008 by Shutterbug magazine. PopMatters literary critic Rodger Jacobs stated Patrick Ecclesine's "Faces of Sunset Boulevard is, …

57551. The Tower Treasure

Franklin W. Dixon

The Tower Treasure is the first volume in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book ranks 55th on Publishers Weekly's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List for the United States, with 2,209,774 copies sold as of 2001. This book …

57554. Legion of the Dead

Justin Richards

Legion of the Dead is a book published in 2005 that was written by Justin Richards.

57563. Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other …

Al Franken

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations is a 1996 American book by Al Franken. It is satirically critical of 1990s right-wing political figures such as Pat Buchanan, Bob Dole, Phil Gramm, Newt Gingrich, and particularly radio host Rush Limbaugh. Franken often …

57564. The Paris Wife

Paula McLain

The Paris Wife is a 2011 novel by Paula McLain which became a New York Times Bestseller. The Paris wife is a fictionalized account of Ernest Hemingway's marriage to Hadley Richardson, the first of his four wives. McLain decided to write from Hadley's perspective after reading A …

57566. Sundays at Tiffany's

Gabrielle Charbonnet James Patterson

Sundays at Tiffany's is a romance novel by the authors James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet released on April 29, 2008. It has also recently been adapted into a Lifetime Television original movie that premiered on December 6, 2010.

57567. Mortal Kombat II: Annihilation

Jerome Preisler

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

57571. 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 …

57582. Red, White and Blue Paradise

Herbert Knapp

Red, White and Blue Paradise: The American Canal in Panama is a history of the Panama Canal Zone by Herbert and Mary Knapp. It is at once an intellectual history of the Canal Zone and its host Republic, and an account of the authors' own reluctant emergence from a fashionable …

57587. Eye on Crime

Franklin W. Dixon

Eye on Crime is the title of a Hardy Boys Digest novel, written by Franklin W. Dixon. It is the 153rd volume in the Hardy Boys series of detective/adventure books. Frank and Joe solve the mystery of some local jewelry store robberies.

57588. 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 …

57590. The Long Way to Die

James N. Frey

The Long Way to Die is a book written by James N. Frey.

57597. Nineteen eighty-four : the facsimile of the extant …

George Orwell

Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949. The novel is set in Airstrip One, a province of the superstate Oceania in a world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance and public manipulation, …

57598. Invisible

David Ellis

When FBI researcher Emmy Dockery finds a missing link between hundreds of unsolved cases, no one believes her . . . until the evidence is too compelling to ignore.Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has …

57599. The Rules of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic …

Alice Hoffman

**INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** **REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK** From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic.Find your magic.For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged …

57600. Confessions: The Paris Mysteries (New York Times …

Maxine Paetro

The City of Lights sets the stage for romance, drama and intrigue in the latest Confessions novel from the world's bestselling mystery writer!After investigating multiple homicides and her family's decades-old skeletons in the closet, Tandy Angel is finally reunited with her …



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