The most popular books in English
from 58801 to 59000

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.

58801. The Mystery of Georges Simenon

Fenton S. Bresler

The Mystery of Georges Simenon is a book written by Fenton S. Bresler.

58803. The History of British India

James Mill

The History of British India is a history of British India by the 19th century British historian and imperial political theorist James Mill. This History went into many editions and during the 19th century became the standard reference work on its subject among British …

58804. Rivers of Babylon

Peter Pist'anek

Rivers of Babylon is a 1991 thriller novel by Peter Pišťanek. The plot focuses on the criminal underworld of Bratislava, Slovakia around the time of the Velvet Revolution. The characters - a collection of pimps, prostitutes and swindlers - are all seeking to make themselves a …

58805. Marxism and morality

Steven Lukes

Marxism and Morality is a 1985 book by political and social theorist Steven Lukes.

58806. Memories of the Irish-Israeli War

Phil O'Brien

Memories of the Irish-Israeli War is a 1995 novel by Phil O'Brien, a pen name for former Cruella de Ville frontwoman Philomena Muinzer derived from her mother's maiden name. The novel, told from the point of view of a waitress from Belfast who calls herself "Poisoner" or "Mad …

58809. 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.

58810. The Complete Calvin & Hobbes

Bill Watterson

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

58820. The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White is Wilkie Collins' fifth published novel, written in 1859. It is considered to be among the first mystery novels and is widely regarded as one of the first in the genre of "sensation novels". The story is sometimes considered an early example of detective …

58821. Marked by Fire

Joyce Carol Thomas

Marked by Fire is a novel by Joyce Carol Thomas. Thomas and Paula Fox shared the 1983 National Book Award for Children's Books in category Fiction, Paperback. The story follows the life of Abyssinia "Abby" Jackson, whose home in Oklahoma is destroyed by a tornado and fire. whose …

58822. Cedric the Forester

Bernard Marshall

Cedric the Forester is a children's historical novel by Bernard Marshall. It was published in 1921 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1922.

58823. Other People's Lives

Johanna Kaplan

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

58824. Magic Maize

Mary Buff

Magic Maize is a short children's novel written and illustrated by Mary and Conrad Buff. Set in contemporary Guatemala, it describes the life and adventures of a boy from a traditional Mayan Indian family. First published in 1953, it was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1954.

58825. 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 …

58826. 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.

58827. Four Farces

Georges Feydeau

Four Farces is a book written by Georges Feydeau.

58833. The individual in Darwinʼs world

Stephen Jay Gould

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

58842. The Suicide King

Robert Joseph Levy

The Suicide King is an original novel by Robert Joseph Levy. It is based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The first in the line of Buffy "Stake your Own Destiny" books, Suicide King gives the reader a large series of choices. Once a choice is made, the …

58868. The Princess of Dhagabad

Anna Kashina

The Princess of Dhagabad is a 2000 novel, the first book of a trilogy by Anna Kashina.

58870. The Fence: A Police Cover-Up Along Bostons Racial …

DickLehr

The Fence: A Police Cover-Up Along Bostons Racial Divide is a book written by Dick Lehr.

58871. By Frequent Anguish

S.F.X. Dean

By Frequent Anguish is a book written by S.F.X. Dean.

58874. Democratic Promise: The Populist Movement in America

Lawrence Goodwyn

Democratic promise is a book written by Lawrence Goodwyn.

58879. Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

John Theydon

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons is a book published in 1967 that was written by John W. Jennison.

58880. 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, …

58882. An Economic Theory of Democracy

Anthony Arblaster

An Economic Theory of Democracy is a political science treatise written by Anthony Downs, published in 1957. The book set forth a model with precise conditions under which economic theory could be applied to non-market political decision-making. It also suggested areas of …

58884. Rappin' with Jesus: The Good News According to the …

P.K. McCary

Rappin' with Jesus: The Good News According to the Four Brothers is a book published in 1994 that was written by P.K. McCary.

58889. Dixie lullaby

Mark Kemp

Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race and New Beginnings in a New South is a book by U.S. music journalist Mark Kemp that traces the evolution of southern rock between the years 1968 and 1992, and examines the music's social and psychological impact on young Southerners in the …

58892. The Peacemakers: The Great Powers and American …

Richard Brandon Morris

The Peacemakers: The Great Powers and American Independence is a book by Richard B. Morris.

58894. 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, …

58896. 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.

58897. 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 …

58902. 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.

58905. A Walk in the Sun

Geoffrey A. Landis

"A Walk in the Sun" is a science fiction short story published in 1991 by Geoffrey A. Landis. It won the 1992 Hugo Award for Best Short Story, the 1992 Asimov's Reader Poll Award and was nominated for the 1992 Locus Award.

58906. Hawks of Outremer

Robert E. Howard

Hawks of Outremer is a collection of historical short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,625 copies. The stories feature Howard's character Cormac Fitzgeoffrey and was edited by Richard L. Tierney.

58909. 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 …

58912. The Broken-Hearted Detective

Milton Bass

The Broken-Hearted Detective is a book written by Milton Bass.

58917. Twisted Summer

David Robbins

Twisted Summer is a book by Willo Davis Roberts.

58920. The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh

Richard Woodley

The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh is a novelization by the American writer Richard Woodley based upon the screenplay by Jaison Starkes and Edmond Stevens of the 1979 sports–fantasy comedy film The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh. It tells the story of a professional basketball team, the …

58922. The Sun Also Rises

Ernest Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises is a 1926 novel written by American author Ernest Hemingway about a group of American and British expatriates who travel from Paris to the Festival of San Fermín in Pamplona to watch the running of the bulls and the bullfights. An early and enduring modernist …

58923. The Getting of Wisdom

Henry Handel Richardson

The Getting of Wisdom is a novel by Australian novelist Henry Handel Richardson. It was first published in 1910, and has almost always been in print ever since.

58927. Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think …

Gregory Berns

Iconoclast: a Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently is a neuropsychology book written by Gregory Berns and first published in 2008 by Harvard Business Press. The text describes how iconoclasts leverage perception, imagination, fear, and social intelligence to achieve …

58929. Database System Concepts

Abraham/ Korth Silberschatz, Henry F./ Sudarshan, S.

Database System Concepts, by Abraham Silberschatz and Hank Korth, is a classic textbook on database system. It is often called the sailboat book. The First Edition of the book had on the cover number of sailboats labeled with various database models. The boats are sailing from a …

58931. The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions

H. P. Lovecraft

The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions is a collection of stories revised or ghostwritten by American author H. P. Lovecraft. It was originally published in 1970 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,058 copies. The dustjacket of the first edition features art by Gahan Wilson …

58933. Our Kind of Traitor

John le Carré

Our Kind of Traitor is a novel published in 2010 by the British novelist John le Carré about a Russian money launderer seeking to defect to the UK after a close friend of his had been killed by the new leadership of his own criminal brotherhood.

58934. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

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

58943. Global Reach

Richard Barnet

Global Reach is the book written by Richard J. Barnet and Ronald E. Muller.

58945. The Bed-Sitting Room

Spike Milligan and John Antrobus

The Bed-Sitting Room is a satirical play by Spike Milligan and John Antrobus. It began as a one-act play which was first produced on 12 February 1962 at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, England, where it received good local notices. However, it made little impact on London's …

58949. The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World

E.L. Konigsburg; (Narrator) Edward Herrmann

The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World is a middle-age or young-adult novel by E.L. Konigsburg. It is a kind of detective story and some reviews present it as mystery fiction. Amedeo Kaplan is both new boy and rich boy in the sixth grade. He longs to discover something "no one" …

58951. 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.

58959. 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 …

58965. The Jewel of Medina

Marjorie Jones

Following the ensuing battle with the Earl of Ravenstone’s forces, Meghan Douglas tends to the wounds of her father’s men, the Laird of Clan Douglas. Among the fallen, she finds a sorely wounded English knight. Though he is an enemy, Meghan takes pity on the handsome, burly …

58967. 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. …

58970. 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 …

58986. The Woods

Harlan Cobden

The Woods is a book written by Harlan Coben.

58989. Urgum and the Googoobah

Kjartan Poskitt

Urgum and the Goo Goo Bah is a book published in 2008 that was written by Kjartan Poskitt.

58994. 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 …

58995. The Adventures of Captain Underpants

Dav Pilkey

Captain Underpants is a children's novel series by American author and illustrator Dav Pilkey. The series revolves around two fourth graders, George Beard and Harold Hutchins, living in Piqua, Ohio, and Captain Underpants, an aptly named superhero from one of the boys' homemade …

58996. Curiosities,The: A Collection of Stories

Tessa Gratton

-A vampire locked in a cage in the basement, for good luck. -Bad guys, clever girls, and the various reasons why the guys have to stop breathing. -A world where fires never go out (with references to vanilla ice cream). These are but a few of the curiosities collected in this …

58997. 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 …

58998. The Second World War

Antony Beevor

A masterful and comprehensive new chronicle of World War II, by internationally bestselling historian Antony Beevor. Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award winning books have included …

58999. 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, …

59000. NYPD Red 4

Marshall Karp

NYPD Red chases a ruthless murderer with an uncontrollable lust for money--and blood. It's another glamorous night in the heart of Manhattan: at a glitzy movie premiere, a gorgeous starlet, dressed to the nines and dripping in millions of dollars' worth of jewelry on loan, makes …



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