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.

57802. Reason and Morality

Alan Gewirth

Reason and Morality is a 1978 book by Alan Gewirth.

57806. Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers

Jo Hammett

Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers is a book by Jo Hammett.

57812. The Black Book of Clark Ashton Smith

Clark Ashton Smith

The Black Book of Clark Ashton Smith is a transcription of a notebook that was kept by author Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1979 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,588 copies. The book was transcribed from Smith's notebook by Donald Sidney-Fryer and Robert A. Hoffman. …

57819. Other People's Lives

Johanna Kaplan

Other People's Lives is a book by Johanna Kaplan.

57820. The Seed of Evil

Barrington J. Bayley

The Seed of Evil is the second science fiction collection by Barrington J. Bayley. The book collects thirteen short stories published between 1962 and 1979, several of which are original to this volume.

57823. The Watter's Mou

Bram Stoker

The Watter's Mou' is a novel by Bram Stoker, first published in 1895. It is the story of a woman who is in love with a man whose job it is to stop smuggling by poor fishermen like her father.

57833. The Witch Returns

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Witch Returns is a book published in 1992 that was written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

57840. March Madness

Stanley Wagner

March Madness is a book by Stanley Wagner.

57848. Dead Man Falling

Randall Silvis

Dead Man Falling is a crime novel by the American writer Randall Silvis. Set in 1990s in the Allegheny National Forest of Western Pennsylvania on the upper Allegheny River Valley, including the Kinzua Dam north Pittsburgh, it tells the story of wildlife filmmaker Mac Parris, who …

57850. The Faraway Drums

Jon Cleary

The Faraway Drums is a 1981 novel written by Australian author Jon Cleary about an American journalist and British intelligence officer who try to stop the assassination of King George V at the 1911 Delhi Durbar. Film rights were sold but abandoned after it was realised how much …

57856. Ylana of Callisto

Lin Carter

Ylana of Callisto is a science fiction novel written by Lin Carter, the seventh in his Callisto series. It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in October 1977. Its working title was evidently Jungle Maid of Callisto, as announced in Locus #198, January 30, 1977; the …

57860. Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team

John Steinbeck

Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team is a non fiction book by the American author John Steinbeck. It was written in 1942 and published by Viking Press. The book is an account of Steinbeck's experiences with several Bomber crews of the US Army Air Forces during the Second World …

57863. A Tear in the Sky

Joseph Nassise

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

57867. Wild times

Brian Garfield

Wild times is a book written by Brian Garfield.

57868. The Traces of Brillhart

Herbert Brean

The Traces of Brillhart is a book written by Herbert Brean.

57870. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

Thomas De Quincey

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum addiction and its effect on his life. The Confessions was "the first major work De Quincey published and the one which won him fame almost overnight..." First …

57871. Purple Pirate

Talbot Mundy

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

57875. The Track of the Wind

Jamila Gavin

The Track of the Wind is a book written by Jamila Gavin.

57879. The Blue Whale

George L. Small

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

57880. The Unclassed

George Gissing

The Unclassed is a novel by the English author George Gissing. It was written during 1883 but revised, at the publisher's insistence, in February 1884 and shortly before publication. It tells the story of a young, educated man, Osmond Waymark, who survives by teaching. He …

57883. Web Warriors

James Luceno

Web Warriors is a book published in 1995 that was written by James Luceno.

57884. Another Time

W. H. Auden

Another Time is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1940. This book contains Auden's shorter poems written between 1936 and 1939, except for those already published in Letters from Iceland and Journey to a War. These poems are among the best-known of his entire career. …

57886. Hollywood Undercover

Ian Halperin

Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown is a non-fiction book about the culture of Hollywood society, written by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin. Halperin poses as a gay man trying to become a successful actor in Hollywood, and informs …

57890. The Future in America: A Search After Realities

H. G. Wells

The Future in America: A Search After Realities is a 1906 travel essay by H. G. Wells recounting his impressions from the first of half a dozen visits he would make to the United States. The book consists of fifteen chapters and a concluding "envoy". Wells describes the United …

57892. The Changelings

Jo Sinclair

The Changelings is a novel by Jo Sinclair first published in 1955 by McGraw Hill. Features tomboy protagonist Judith "Vincent" Vincent, a 12-year-old who is the newly deposed leader of a gang of pre-teen and teenage children in her Jewish/Sicilian neighborhood in Cleveland, …

57897. Forbidden

Caroline B. Cooney

Forbidden is a 1994 mystery/romantic novel by Caroline B. Cooney, a prolific U.S. author of fiction for teenagers.

57898. Marihuana

Cornell Woolrich, writing as William Irish.

Marihuana is a 1941 novella by Cornell Woolrich, published under the pen-name William Irish. The story is about a man who goes on a murder spree after being exposed to marijuana for the first time.

57899. 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.

57903. InterWorld

Gaiman & Reaves

InterWorld is a fantasy and science fiction novel by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves. The book was published in 2007 by EOS, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. It follows the story of Joey Harker who, together with a group of other Joeys from different Earths in other …

57904. The Dreadful Lemon Sky

Ross McDonald

The Dreadful Lemon Sky is the sixteenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. It is the 87th novel in The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time as compiled by the Mystery Writers of America.

57905. The Other Face of Janus

Louise Katz

The Other Face of Janus is a 2001 young-adult novel by Louise Katz. It follows the story of Edwina Nearly who after facing a range of problems decides to get away from it all by visiting an art gallery only to fall into a painting in which laws of physics don't apply.

57909. Fire World

Chris d'Lacey

Fire World is the sixth and penultimate novel in The Last Dragon Chronicles series by Chris d'Lacey. In an interview with ThirstforFiction on the publication day, Chris d'Lacey stated that Fire World would be set in an alternate universe, and that all of the recurring characters …

57911. Seeker After Truth

Idries Shah

Seeker After Truth: A Handbook was written by Idries Shah, one of the foremost writers on Sufism. It was first published by Octagon Press in 1982. Shortly before he died, Shah stated that his books form a complete course that could fulfil the function he had fulfilled while …

57914. 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 …

57915. Nightmare Abbey

Thomas Love Peacock

Nightmare Abbey was the third of Thomas Love Peacock's novels to be published. It was written in late March and June 1818, and published in London in November of the same year by T. Hookham Jr of Old Bond Street and Baldwin, Craddock & Joy of Paternoster Row. The novel was …

57918. Jewel

Brett Lowe

Jewel is a novel by Bret Lott, and was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club selection.

57919. Loudspeaker Design Cookbook

Vance Dickason

Loudspeaker Design Cookbook by Vance Dickason is a resource for the design and construction of audio loudspeakers.

57925. The Champion Maker

Kevin Joseph

The Champion Maker is a novel about running, that falls within the suspense thriller genre. It was written by Kevin Joseph

57933. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Mark Twain

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The book was originally titled A Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Some early editions are titled A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur. In the book, a Yankee engineer from …

57935. Prince of Foxes

Shellbarger

Prince of Foxes is a 1947 historical novel by Samuel Shellabarger, following the adventures of the fictional Andrea Orsini, a captain in the service of Cesare Borgia during his conquest of the Romagna.

57937. Space Lawyer

Nat Schachner

Space Lawyer is a science fiction novel by Nat Schachner. It was released in 1953 by Gnome Press in an edition of 4,000 copies. The novel is a fix-up from two short stories, "Old Fireball" and "Jurisdiction", both of which had originally appeared in the magazine Astounding.

57940. Coming of age in America: growth and acquiescence

Edgar Friedenberg

Coming of age in America: growth and acquiescence is a book written by Edgar Friedenberg.

57943. Master and Commander

Patrick O'Brian

Master and Commander is the first historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian, first published in 1969 in the US and 1970 in UK. The story features Jack Aubrey of the Royal Navy and the naval surgeon Stephen Maturin, and is set in the Napoleonic Wars. The …

57944. Prophet Margin

Simon Spurrier

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

57945. The Twenty-One Balloons

William Pène du Bois

The Twenty-One Balloons is a novel by William Pène du Bois, published in 1947 by the Viking Press and awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1948. The story is about a retired schoolteacher whose ill-fated balloon trip leads him to discover …

57952. 4.50 from Paddington

Agatha Christie

4.50 from Paddington is a detective fiction novel by Agatha Christie, first published in November 1957. The 1961 film Murder, She Said was based on it. This work was also published in the United States as "What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw."

57956. Selby's Secret

Duncan Ball

Selby’s Secret is the first children's novel in the Selby series by Australian writer Duncan Ball, and was first published in 1985. It was reissued in 2004. I can not find the word count of this book. Also if you find it, please edit this page,get rid of this message and type in …

57957. Booby Trap

Rex Stout

"Booby Trap" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published in the August 1944 issue of The American Magazine. It first appeared in book form as the second novella in the short-story collection Not Quite Dead Enough, published by Farrar & Rinehart in 1944.

57958. 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 …

57963. 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 …

57964. Urgum and the Seat of Flames

Kjartan Poskitt

Urgum and the Seat of Flames is a book published in 2007 that was written by Kjartan Poskitt.

57968. Eight Cousins

Louisa May

"Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill" was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden great aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. …

57971. 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.

57981. Dear John

Nicholas

Dear John is a romance novel by American writer Nicholas Sparks released in 2006. Its plot is an adaptation to present day's American culture of three plays Marius, Fanny and César, called la Trilogie Marseillaise written by French author Marcel Pagnol circa 1930. It was on the …

57984. The Assassinator

David Vowell

The Assassinator is a book written by David Vowell.

57987. No Limits

Nigel D. Findley

No Limits is a book published in 1996 that was written by Nigel Findley.

57993. The Long Black Coat

Jay Bennett

The Long Black Coat is a book by Jay Bennett.

57994. Team Human

Justine Larbalestier

Readers who love vampire romances will be thrilled to devour Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan. Team Human celebrates and parodies the Twilight books, as well as other classics in the paranormal romance genre.Mel is horrified when Francis Duvarney, …

57995. Green Heart

Alice Hoffman

A two-fold tale of grief and hope, loss and love, told as only Alice Hoffman can.When her family is lost in a terrible disaster, 15-year-old Green is haunted by loss and the past. Struggling to survive in a place where nothing seems to grow and ashes are everywhere, Green …

57996. Fables Vol. 20: Camelot

Bill Willingham

Rose Red finally and formally takes on the mantle of Paladin of Hope to heroically rally the Fables in the tragic aftermath of "Snow White." A new dark age calls for a new Round Table, with modern knights willing to take on a sacred quest to reassemble the shattered pieces of …

57997. 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, …

57998. Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, …

Steven Pinker

"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates "A terrific book...[Pinker] recounts the progress across a broad array of metrics, from health to wars, the environment to happiness, equal rights to quality of life." --The New York TimesThe follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking …

57999. Year One (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)

Nora Roberts

"It began on New Year's Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; la and government collapsed--and more than half of the world's population …

58000. The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital …

Andrew O'Hagan

A Top 10 Book of Essays & Literary Criticism for Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly | Books We Can’t Wait to Read in the Rest of 2017, Chicago ReaderThe slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand …



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