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.

58402. Ground water

Matthew Hollis

Ground water is a book written by Matthew Hollis.

58404. 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 …

58406. The Man of Reason: 'Male' and 'Female' in Western …

Genevieve Lloyd

The Man of Reason: "Male" and "Female" in Western Philosophy is a 1984 book by the Australian philosopher Genevieve Lloyd.

58409. Lonely Vigils

Manly Wade Wellman

Lonely Vigils is a collection of fantasy, horror and mystery short stories by author Manly Wade Wellman. It was released in 1981 by Carcosa in an edition of 1,548 copies, of which the 566 pre-ordered copies were signed by the author and artist. The stories feature Wellman's …

58410. From Hell

Alan Moore

From Hell is a graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell, originally published in serial form from 1989 to 1996 and collected in 1999, speculating upon the identity and motives of Jack the Ripper. The title is taken from the first words of the "From Hell" …

58411. 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.

58420. 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 …

58423. Hermaphrodeity

Alan Friedman

Hermaphrodeity is the 1972 book written by Alan Friedman.

58424. Boy of the South Seas

Eunice Tietjens

Boy of the South Seas is a children's novel by Eunice Tietjens. It tells the story of Teiki of the Marquesas Islands who, after accidentally stowing away on a visiting ship, makes a new life on the island of Moorea. The book is illustrated by Myrtle Sheldon. It was first …

58425. All Times, All Peoples

Milton Meltzer

All Times, All Peoples is a book written by Milton Meltzer.

58426. 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.

58434. Almost Famous

David Small

Almost Famous is a book written by David Small.

58435. The individual in Darwinʼs world

Stephen Jay Gould

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

58436. The Making of a Moonie

Eileen Barker

The Making of a Moonie: Choice or Brainwashing? is a 1984 book written by British sociologist Eileen Barker, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, United Kingdom, ISBN 0-631-13246-5. The book describes the religious conversion process to the Unification Church, whose members are …

58438. 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 …

58443. 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 …

58445. A Brief History of Blasphemy

Richard Webster

A Brief History of Blasphemy: Liberalism, Censorship and the Satanic Verses is a 1990 book by Richard Webster, who discusses the controversy over Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses. Webster critiques the freedom to blaspheme, and argues against The Crime of Blasphemy. The …

58447. Deadstick

Terence Faherty

Deadstick is a book written by Terence Faherty.

58458. A Little Raw on Monday Mornings

Robert Cormier

A Little Raw on Monday Mornings is an adult novel published by popular young adult author Robert Cormier in 1963.

58459. Finn

Katharine Jay Bacon

Finn is a book written by Katharine Jay Bacon.

58460. For Mike

Shelley Sykes

For Mike is a book written by Shelley Sykes.

58461. Now Sheba sings the song

Maya Angelou

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

58470. Scarface: Sylvia Smith-Smith Novel: Scarface

Pete Nelson

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

58473. Yellow Fog

Les Daniels

Yellow Fog is a horror novel by Les Daniels. It was first published in 1986 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 800 copies which were signed by the author and slipcased. The novel is part of the author's Don Sebastian series. An expanded edition was published by …

58476. Mutant Beach

Appleton

Mutant Beach is a book published in 1992 that was written under the pseudonym of Victor Appleton.

58477. Their Eyes Were Watching God

SparkNotes

Their Eyes Were Watching God is a 1937 novel and the best known work by African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston. The novel narrates main character Janie Crawford's "ripening from a vibrant, but voiceless, teenage girl into a woman with her finger on the trigger of her own …

58479. The Sheikh's Captive Bride

Susan Stephens

The Sheikh's Captive Bride is a book written by Susan Stephens.

58482. Face

Cecile Pineda

Face is a novel written by Cecile Pineda.

58483. Gehenna

Lewis Gannett

Gehenna is a book published in 1998 that was written by Lewis Gannett.

58487. Dark Futures

Russell Blackford

Dark Futures is a book published in 2002 that was written by Russell Blackford.

58488. Bing Crosby's Last Song

Lester Goran

Bing Crosby's Last Song is a novel by the American writer Lester Goran set in 1968 in the Oakland neighbourhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It tells the story of Daly Racklin, a Pittsburgh attorney who on a spring day learns from his doctor that he has one year to live. Racklin …

58494. Great Women Mystery Writers

Kathleen Gregory Klein

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

58497. We Dare not go A-hunting

Charlotte MacLeod

We Dare not go A-hunting is a book by Charlotte MacLeod.

58498. Guided Tour

Gordon R. Dickson

Guided Tour is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Tor Books in 1988. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Fantasy and Science Fiction, Astounding, Planet Stories, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Future, …

58500. Encyclopedia of American Religions

J. Gordon Melton

Encyclopedia of American Religions, renamed Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions in the eighth edition, is a reference book by J. Gordon Melton first published in 1978, by Consortium Books, A McGrath publishing company. It is currently in its eighth edition and has become …

58501. Dickens

Peter Ackroyd

Dickens is a 1990 book by Peter Ackroyd.

58507. 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. …

58509. Rough Strife

Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Rough Strife is a novel by Lynne Sharon Schwartz.

58510. The Awakening of Helena Richie

Margaret Wade Campbell Deland

The Awakening of Helena Richie is a novel by the American writer Margaret Deland set in the 19th century fictional locale of Old Chester, a Western Pennsylvania rural village just a few miles outside the city of Pittsburgh, then an industrial boomtown.

58511. About a Boy

Nick Hornby/ Clara Drechsler/ Harald Hellmann

About a Boy is a 1998 coming of age novel written by British writer Nick Hornby which has sold over a million copies. It was adapted into a 2002 film of the same name. And, with great departure, it was the basis for an American television series in 2014 with a pilot directed by …

58512. Why Britain is at war

Harold Nicolson

Why Britain is at War is a polemic treatise written by Harold Nicolson and first published by Penguin Books on 7 November 1939 shortly after the Second World War began. In the book, Nicolson explores Adolf Hitler's insatiable grasp for power, the foreign policy brinkmanship and …

58523. 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 …

58524. 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 …

58526. 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 …

58530. The New Jerusalem

G. K. Chesterton

The New Jerusalem is a 1920 book written by British writer G. K. Chesterton. Dale Ahlquist calls it a "philosophical travelogue" of Chesterton's journey across Europe to Palestine.

58539. The Death Guard

Philip George Chadwick

The Death Guard is the only published novel of the English author Philip George Chadwick. Although the author is virtually unknown to the wider public, his work has received attention from literary scholars. The novel contains many themes later developed by L Ron Hubbard and …

58540. A Flight of Pigeons

Ruskin Bond

A Flight of Pigeons is a novella by Indian author, Ruskin Bond. The story is set in 1857, and is about Ruth Labadoor and her family who take help of Hindus and Muslims to reach their relatives when the family's patriarch is killed in a church by the Indian rebels. The novella is …

58543. 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.

58544. The Five Ages of the Universe

F./Laughlin Adams, G.

The Five Ages of the Universe is a popular science book written by Professor Fred Adams and Professor Gregory P. Laughlin about the future of an expanding universe first published in 1999.

58546. Deadfall in Berlin

R.D. Zimmerman

Deadfall in Berlin is a book written by Robert D. Zimmerman.

58547. 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 …

58548. Milkweed

Jerry Spinelli

Milkweed is a 2003 young adult historical fiction novel by American author Jerry Spinelli. The book is about a boy in Warsaw, Poland in the years of World War II during the Holocaust. Over time he is taken in by a Jewish group of orphans and he must avoid the German troops while …

58550. So Far from the Bamboo Grove

Yoko Kawashima Watkins

So Far from the Bamboo Grove is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Yoko Kawashima Watkins, a Japanese American writer. It was originally published by Beech Tree in April 1986. Watkins was awarded the Literary Lights for Children Award by Associates of the Boston Public …

58551. Murder Must Advertise

Dorothy L. Sayers

Murder Must Advertise is a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery novel by Dorothy L. Sayers, published in 1933. Most of the action takes place in an advertising agency, a setting with which Sayers was very familiar. One of her advertising colleagues, Bobby Bevan, was the inspiration for the …

58558. 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 …

58559. 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 …

58561. Birds of Western Australia

D. L. Serventy

The Birds of Western Australia is a book first published in 1948 by Patersons Press Ltd in Perth, Western Australia. Its full title originally was A Handbook of the Birds of Western Australia, though with the publication of the 5th edition only the shorter form was used. It was …

58562. A River Runs Through It

Norman McLean

A River Runs Through It and Other Stories is a semi-autobiographical collection of three stories by author Norman Maclean published in May 1976 by the University of Chicago Press. It contains: "A River Runs Through It" "Logging and Pimping and 'Your pal, Jim'" "USFS 1919: The …

58564. 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 …

58565. The Queen's Man

Sharan Newman

The Queen's Man is a book written by Sharon Penman.

58571. The Sheep-Pig

Dick King-Smith

The Sheep-Pig, or Babe, the Gallant Pig in the U.S., is a children's novel by Dick King-Smith, first published by Gollancz in 1983 with illustrations by Mary Rayner. Set in rural England, where King-Smith spent twenty years as a farmer, it features a lone pig on a sheep farm. It …

58582. Shooting Script

Gavin Lyall

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

58583. The Seven Who Were Hanged

Nikolayevich Leonid

The Seven That Were Hanged is a 1908 short story by Russian author Leonid Andreyev. The novel was adapted for film in 1920. Herman Bernstein translated the novel from Russian to English.

58594. The Invisible Intruder

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

The Invisible Intruder is the 46th volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1969 under Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

58595. Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and …

J. K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, VERY GOOD LIVES presents J.K. Rowling's words of …

58596. Ketchup Clouds

Annabel Pitcher

Dear Mr S Harris Ignore the blob of red in the top left corner It s jam not blood though I don t think I need to tell you the difference It wasn t your wife s jam the police found on your shoe I know what it s like Mine wasn t a woman Mine was a boy And I killed him exactly …

58597. Royal Wedding: A Princess Diaries Novel

Meg Cabot

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries series, comes the very first adult installment, which follows Princess Mia and her Prince Charming as they plan their fairy tale wedding—but a few poisoned apples could turn this happily-ever-after into a …

58598. 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 …

58599. Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Reni Eddo-Lodge

THE TOP 5 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION NARRATIVE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 FOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE JHALAK PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION …

58600. NYPD Red 3

Marshall Karp

In James Patterson's sensational mystery, NYPD Red discovers a chilling conspiracy that terrifies the city's most powerful.NYPD Red is the elite, highly trained task force assigned to protect the rich, the famous, and the connected. And Detective Zach Jordan and his partner …



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