The most popular books in English
from 57801 to 58000

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.

57802. Babel-17

Samuel R. Delany

Babel-17 is a 1966 science fiction novel by American writer Samuel R. Delany in which the Sapir–Whorf Hypothesis plays an important part. It was joint winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1966 and was also nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1967. Delany hoped …

57806. The Complete Calvin & Hobbes

Bill Watterson

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

57808. The Silver Citadel

Anthony Horowitz

The Silver Citadel is a book published in 1986 that was written by Anthony Horowitz.

57809. Mystery at Wizardry School

Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald

Mystery at Wizardry School is a book published in 2003 that was written by James D. Macdonald and Debra Doyle.

57810. Doctor Dolittle's Caravan

Hugh Lofting

Doctor Dolittle's Caravan is a novel written by Hugh Lofting and published in 1926 by Frederick A. Stokes. It deals with the titular character's bird opera, centering around a female green canary named Pippinella. It is one of many books Hugh Lofting authored about Doctor John …

57811. God's Caliph : Religious Authority in the First …

Patricia Crone

God's Caliph : Religious Authority in the First Centuries of Islam is a book co-authored by Middle East Scholars and historiographers of early Islam Patricia Crone and Martin Hinds. The book examines how religious authority was distributed in early Islam. It argues the case …

57812. 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.

57827. The Police Procedural

George N. Dove

The Police Procedural is a book written by George N. Dove.

57829. Birthdays of Freedom

Genevieve Foster

Birthdays of Freedom is a children's history book written and illustrated by Genevieve Foster. The book was originally published in two volumes, Book One being first published in 1952, Book Two in 1957. Book One was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1953. The combined book has been …

57830. Sugaring Time

Kathryn Lasky

Sugaring Time is a book by Kathryn Lasky.

57831. Tod of the Fens

Elinor Whitney

Tod of the Fens is a children's historical novel by Elinor Whitney Field. Set in Boston, England, in the fifteenth century, it is a light-hearted adventure about Tod, a boy who lives with a band of men outside town, and Prince Hal, the heir to the throne, who disguises himself …

57832. Young Mac of Fort Vancouver

Mary Jane Carr

Young Mac of Fort Vancouver is a children's historical novel by Mary Jane Carr. Set in 1832, it recounts the adventures of Donald McDermott, a young mixed-blood fur trader. The novel, illustrated by Richard Holberg, was first published in 1940 and was a Newbery Honor recipient …

57834. The Story of the Glittering Plain

William Morris

The Story of the Glittering Plain is an 1891 fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. It is also important for its …

57838. 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 …

57843. The Bisexual Option

Fritz Klein

The Bisexual Option is a book by Fritz Klein, first published in 1978, with a second edition printed in 1993. It is considered one of the seminal works on bisexuality in the discipline of queer studies.

57845. Authority and Interpretation of the Bible

Jack B. & Mckim Rogers, Donald K.

Authority and Interpretation of the Bible is a book written by Jack Bartlett Rogers and Donald K. McKim.

57849. Beside Still Waters

Gregg Easterbrook

Beside Still Waters is a nonfiction book by Gregg Easterbrook. In it he defends religion against its critics. He expounds a theory of religion and Christianity based on his reading of the Old and New Testaments, in which God is not an omnipotent omniscient being, but rather a …

57851. Out of the Unknown

A. E.; E. Mayne Hull Van Vogt

Out of the Unknown is a collection of fantasy short stories written by A. E. van Vogt and E. Mayne Hull. It was first published in 1948 by Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc. in an edition of 1,000 copies. The stories originally appeared in the magazine Unknown.

57859. Now Sheba sings the song

Maya Angelou

Now Sheba Sings the Song is a book of poems by Maya Angelou, published in 1987.

57862. Cockroach cooties

Laurence Yep

Cockroach Cooties is a children's novel by Laurence Yep.

57866. 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.

57869. Dreamer

Daniel Quinn

Dreamer is a novel written by Daniel Quinn in 1988.

57870. Unveiling Claudia

Daniel Keyes

Unveiling Claudia is a book written by Daniel Keyes.

57871. Running on Empty

Franklin W. Dixon

Running on Empty is the 36th young adult novel in the long running and successful Hardy Boys casebook series for boys written by Franklin W. Dixon. It was first published by Simon Pulse in 1990. In it The Hardy Boys investigate the disappearance of their friend, Chet Morton, and …

57874. Presumed Innocent

Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent, published in August 1987, is Scott Turow's first novel, which tells the story of a prosecutor charged with the murder of his colleague, an attractive and intelligent prosecutor, Carolyn Polhemus. It is told in the first person by the accused, Rožat "Rusty" …

57879. Murder on the Midnight Plane

Gaby Waters

Murder on the Midnight Plane is book 3 in the Usborne Puzzle Adventure series of children's books. This was originally marketed as a "Solve It Yourself" book. Later this series was renamed "Usborne Puzzle Adventures". In 2001 the cover was redesigned.

57880. Purple Pirate

Talbot Mundy

Purple Pirate is a fantasy novel by author Talbot Mundy. It was first published in 1935 by Appleton-Century.

57886. The Cleansing

John D. Harvey

The Cleansing is a horror novel by author John D. Harvey. It was released in 2002 by Arkham House in an edition of approximately 2,500 copies.

57889. Soliah: The Sara Jane Olson Story

Sharon Darby Hendry

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

57890. The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud

Ben Sherwood

The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud is a 2004 novel by Ben Sherwood. It is a fictional fable about an extraordinary experience of a man called Charlie St. Cloud who is resuscitated following a car accident that kills his brother.

57892. Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur

Samuels

Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur is a book written by Ernest Samuels.

57895. Chaplin: A Life

Stephen M. Weissman

Chaplin: A Life is a 2008 biography of the actor Charlie Chaplin by American psychoanalyst Stephen M. Weissman. The book examines young Chaplin's early childhood experiences and the formative role they later played in shaping his art. An ex-London street urchin, Chaplin used …

57898. The Spirit of Liberty

Learned Hand

The Spirit of Liberty is a book written by Learned Hand.

57899. Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King

Lisa Shaw

Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King is a book by Lisa Rogak.

57900. Alias S. S. Van Dine

John Loughery

Alias S. S. Van Dine is a book written by John Loughery.

57901. 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 …

57905. An American Doctor's Odyssey: Adventures in …

Victor Heiser

An American Doctor's Odyssey: Adventures in Forty-Five Countries is a book written by Victor Heiser.

57913. Poseidon's Peak

Rob Kidd

Poseidon's Peak is a book published in 2008 that was written by Rob Kidd.

57915. Stoneheart

Cher

Stoneheart is a children's novel by Charlie Fletcher, published in 2006. It is part of the Stoneheart Trilogy. Stoneheart is followed by "Ironhand", which is itself followed by "Silvertongue". It is a story about two children, George and Edie, as they struggle to repair the …

57920. Predator

Patricia Cornwell

Predator is a crime fiction novel by Patricia Cornwell.

57927. The Mother/Child Papers

Alicia Suskin Ostriker

The Mother/Child Papers is Alicia Ostriker’s fourth book of poetry. It was originally published by Momentum Press in 1980 and was re-published in 1986 and 2009. The book is divided into four sections, and draws inspiration from the events of the Vietnam War era and Ostriker's …

57929. Japanese: The Spoken Language, Part 3

Eleanor Jorden

Japanese: The Spoken Language, Part 3 is a textbook published in 1990 that was written by Eleanor Jorden and Mari Noda.

57931. Polar Star

Martin Cruz Smith

Polar Star is a 1989 crime novel by Martin Cruz Smith, set in the Soviet Union in the late 1980s. It is a sequel to Gorky Park and features former militsiya investigator Arkady Renko, taking place during the period of Perestroika.

57935. 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.

57936. Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H. P. …

H.P. & Stephen Jones Lovecraft, Editor

Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft: Commemorative Edition is a select collection of horror short stories, novellas and novels written by H. P. Lovecraft. The book was published in 2008 by Gollancz and is edited by Stephen Jones.

57941. A Hornbook for Witches

Leah Bodine Drake

A Hornbook for Witches: Poems of Fantasy is a collection of poems by Leah Bodine Drake. It was released in 1950, and was the author's first book and her only collection published by Arkham House. It was released in an edition of 553 copies, of which 300 were given to the author, …

57952. Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Toeshoe Trouble

Whoopi Goldberg

Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Toeshoe Trouble is a book written by Whoopi Goldberg.

57953. The Girl in the Belfry

Joseph Henry; Lenore Glen Offord Jackson

The Girl in the Belfry is a book written by Joseph Henry Jackson and Lenore Glen Offord.

57954. Free Air

Sinclair Lewis

Free Air is a 1919 novel written by Sinclair Lewis. A silent movie adaptation of the novel was also released on April 30, 1922. The film starred Tom Douglas as Milt Daggett and Marjorie Seaman as Claire Boltwood.

57956. The origin of birds

Gerhard Heilmann

The Origin of Birds is an early synopsis of bird evolution written in 1926 by Gerhard Heilmann, a Danish artist and amateur zoologist. The book was born from a series of articles published between 1913 and 1916 in Danish, and although republished as a book it received mainly …

57958. A Planet for the President

Alistair Beaton

A Planet for the President is a novel by Alistair Beaton. Set in the not-too-distant future, it satirically ponders the question of what action the President of the United States might take if he finally realized that global climate change is converting the earth into an …

57959. White Fang

Jack London

White Fang is a novel by American author Jack London — and the name of the book's eponymous character, a wild wolfdog. First serialized in Outing magazine, it was published in 1906. The story takes place in Yukon Territory, Canada, during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush and details …

57962. The 3 Mistakes of My Life

Chetan

The 3 Mistakes of My Life is the third novel written by Chetan Bhagat. The book was published in May 2008 and had an initial print-run of 420,000. The novel follows the story of three friends and is based in the city of Ahmedabad in western India. This is the third best seller …

57963. Come to Me

Amy Bloom

Come to Me is a book written by Amy Bloom.

57965. The Tale Of The Flopsy Bunnies

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, and first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in July 1909. After two full-length tales about rabbits, Potter had grown weary of the subject and was reluctant to write another. She …

57974. The queen always wanted to dance

Mercer Mayer

To put a stop to his wife's unqueenly behavior, the king makes singing and dancing illegal, only to find the queen is willing to sing and dance in jail with the rest of the kingdom.

57982. The Woods

Harlan Cobden

The Woods is a book written by Harlan Coben.

57984. Shattered Moon

Kate Green

Shattered Moon is a book written by Kate Green.

57989. The TECH Project

Feliza Casano

The TECH Project is a book published in 2010 that was written by Feliza Casano.

57990. 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 …

57991. Ghost Stations

Bruce Barrymore Halpenny

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

57993. Behind the Mirror: A Search for a Natural History of …

Konrad Lorenz

Behind the mirror, a search for a natural history of human knowledge is a 1973 book by Konrad Lorenz. The direct translation of the German title is "The back side of the mirror". Lorenz summarizes his life's work into his own philosophy: Evolution is the process of growing …

57995. Lies My Teacher Told Me

James W. Loewen

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong is a 1995 book by sociologist James W. Loewen. It critically examines twelve American history textbooks and concludes that textbook authors propagate factually false, Eurocentric, and mythologized views …

57997. Meadowsweet

Baroness Emma Orczy

Written by Baroness Orczy, the author of The Scarlet Pimpernel, Meadowsweet was first published in 1912.

57999. Selected Stories of Phillip K. Dick, Vol. 1

Philip K. Dick

This collection of Philip K. Dick's outstanding short works includes Autofac, recently adapted to film by Steven Spielberg, as well as Progeny, The Exit Door Leads In, and six more short stories.

58000. The Priory of the Orange Tree

Samantha Shannon

'The new Game of Thrones' Stylist 'Puts Samantha Shannon in the same league as Robin Hobb and George R.R. Martin. Shannon is a master of dragons' Starburst 'Epic fantasy with added dragons. A blockbuster' Guardian, Best Science Fiction and Fantasy An enthralling, epic fantasy …



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