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.

59601. Classic Volkswagens

Colin Burnham

Classic Volkswagens is a 1998 bestselling Non-Fiction Automobile book, by photographer and author Colin Burnham. It was printed by Osprey Publishing as part of their classic automotive collection in the 1980s and 1990s and made sales of over 250,000. It is the second book in a …

59617. The Spell of Conan

L. Sprague de Camp

The Spell of Conan is a 1980 collection of essays, poems and fiction edited by L. Sprague de Camp, published in paperback by Ace Books. The material was originally published as articles in George H. Scithers' fanzine Amra. The book is a companion to Ace’s earlier volume of …

59619. William Faulkner

Irving Howe

William Faulkner is a book by Irving Howe.

59621. Handles

Jan Mark

Handles is a realistic children's novel by Jan Mark, first published in 1983 by Kestrel Books of Harmondsworth, London, with illustrations by David Parkins. Set in the Norfolk countryside, it features a city girl on holiday, who loves motorcycles. Nicholas Tucker calls it "a …

59622. Henry - Fisherman

Marcia Brown

Henry - Fisherman is a book by Marcia Brown.

59623. The Wild Birthday Cake

Lavinia R. Davis

The Wild Birthday Cake is a book written by Lavinia R. Davis and illustrated by Hildegard Woodward.

59624. The Christmas Anna Angel

Ruth Sawyer

The Christmas Anna Angel is a book written by Ruth Sawyer and illustrated by Kate Seredy.

59625. Jim Thompson: Sleep with the Devil

Michael J. McCauley

Jim Thompson: Sleep with the Devil is a book written by Michael J. McCauley.

59627. Stories from the English and Scottish Ballads

Ruth Manning-Sanders

Stories from the English and Scottish Ballads is a 1968 anthology of 15 ballads that have been collected and retold in prose or fairy tale form by Ruth Manning-Sanders, for easier reading. It is one in a long series of anthologies by Manning-Sanders. Most, if not all, of the …

59632. Your UNIX: The Ultimate Guide

Sumitabha Das

Your UNIX: The Ultimate Guide is a book written by Sumitabha Das.

59635. The Beast Reawakens

Martin A. Lee

The Beast Reawakens is a book by investigative journalist Martin A. Lee. It tells the story of old-guard fascists' strategy for survival and the revival of fascism since 1944. Special attention is given to ODESSA actions during the Cold War, international fascist networks, and …

59640. Murder at the Met

David Black

Murder at the Met is a book written by David Black.

59650. Now Sheba sings the song

Maya Angelou

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

59655. Epistle to a Godson

W. H. Auden

Epistle to a Godson and other poems is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1972. This book was the last book of poems that Auden completed in his lifetime; its successor, Thank You, Fog was left unfinished at his death. The poems included in the book were written mostly …

59658. The Life Lottery

Ian Irvine

The Life Lottery, a futuristic eco-thriller, is the final book in Ian Irvine's Human Rites Sequence, set after the events in Terminator Gene, it is also only published in Australia and currently out of print, but will be re-released as a revised edition in March 2010. The ePub …

59659. Vintage PKD

Philip K. Dick

Vintage PKD is a collection of science fiction stories, novel excerpts and non-fiction by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Vintage Books in 2006.

59661. 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" …

59664. The Blues Detective

Stephen F. Soitos

The Blues Detective is a book written by Stephen F. Soitos.

59665. Hope for the separated

Gary D. Chapman

Hope for the Separated is a book written by Gary D. Chapman.

59667. Predator: Turnabout

Steve Perry

Predator: Turnabout is a book published in 2008 that was written by Steve Perry.

59669. Infernal Sorceress

Gary Gygax

Infernal Sorceress is a book published in 2008 that was written by Gary Gygax.

59672. Sin

F. Sionil José

Sin: A Novel, also known as Sins, is a 1973 politico-historical novel written by Filipino National Artist F. Sionil José. This particular work of literature features the History of the Philippines, for the most part spanning the twentieth century, through the eyes of the …

59673. An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs

William E. Gates

An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs: With a Concordance and Analysis of Their Relationships is a monograph study of the Maya script by William E. Gates, first published in 1931. The inventory of glyphs used in Gates' analysis was compiled and drawn from the Madrid, Dresden and …

59675. The President Vanishes

Rex Stout

The President Vanishes is a political novel by Rex Stout that was published in 1934. It was written after, but published before, Fer-de-Lance, the first Nero Wolfe novel. "The President Vanishes was published anonymously," wrote Stout's authorized biographer John McAleer. "Rex …

59678. 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.

59682. Zaddik and the Seafarers

Anne Spencer Parry

Zaddik and the Seafarers is a book published in 1983 that was written by Anne Spencer Parry.

59683. 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 …

59686. 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 …

59694. Last Train from Kummersdorf

Leslie Wilson

Set in Germany in 1945, this is the story of a boy, Hanno, and a girl, Effi. Hanno is on the run, having just seen his twin brother killed. Effi is streetwise. She has learned the hard way that she must keep her secrets to herself - and she's even less keen to trust Hanno when …

59701. No Place Like Earth

John Wyndham

No Place Like Earth is a collection of science fiction short stories by John Wyndham, published in July 2003 by Darkside Press. The collection contains the following short stories: Derelict of Space Time to Rest No Place Like Earth In Outer Space There Shone a Star But a Kind of …

59702. Mystery of the Witch, Who Wouldn't

Kin Platt

Mystery of the Witch, Who Wouldn't is a book by Kin Platt.

59705. Love for love

William Saroyan

Love for Love is a restoration comedy written by British playwright William Congreve. It premiered on 30 April 1695 at Betterton's Co., Lincoln's Inn Fields.

59716. Sand Monkeys

Joanne Horniman

Sand Monkeys is a young adult novel by the Australian writer Joanne Horniman, who is known for novels centering on realistic depictions of people in unusual relationships. It was published in 1992 by Omnibus Books. The author's work on the novel was assisted by a writer's grant …

59717. Curtain

Agatha Christie

Curtain: Poirot's Last Case is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club in September 1975 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year, selling for $7.95. The novel features Hercule Poirot and Arthur …

59723. Year's Best SF 15

David Hartwell Kathryn Cramer

Year's Best SF 15 is a science fiction anthology edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer that was published in June 2010. It is the fifteenth in the Year's Best SF series.

59724. The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman …

Edith Beer

The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust is a 1999 autobiography by Austrian-born Edith Hahn-Beer. Written with the help of Susan Dworkin, the book's first edition was published by Rob Weibach Books and William Morrow and Company. A documentary film …

59725. Santa Claus Bank Robbery

A. Greene

Santa Claus Bank Robbery is a book written by A. Greene.

59727. Twisted Summer

David Robbins

Twisted Summer is a book by Willo Davis Roberts.

59729. The French Lieutenant's Woman

John Fowles

The French Lieutenant's Woman is a 1969 postmodern historical fiction novel by John Fowles. It was his third published novel, after The Collector and The Magus. The novel explores the fraught relationship of gentleman and amateur naturalist, Charles Smithson, and the former …

59731. 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.

59734. Film Noir

Bruce Crowther

Film Noir is a book written by Bruce Crowther.

59736. 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.

59737. The Atomic Quest

Arthur Compton

The Atomic Quest is a book written by Arthur Compton.

59738. Dreams and Fancies

H. P. Lovecraft

Dreams and Fancies is a collection of letters and fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories by American author H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in 1962 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,030 copies and was the sixth collection of Lovecraft's work to be released by Arkham …

59739. The Resurrectionist

Mark Graham

The Resurrectionist is a book written by Mark Graham.

59740. The Eternal Lover

Edgar Rice

The Eternal Lover is an Edgar Rice Burroughs fantasy-adventure novel. The story was begun in November 1913 under the working title Nu of the Niocene. It was first run serially in two parts by All-Story Weekly. The first part, released March 7, 1914 was titled "The Eternal Lover" …

59741. Troy: Fall of Kings

David & Stella

Troy: Fall of Kings is a historical fantasy novel by British fantasy writer David Gemmell, forming the final part of the Troy Series. It was finished by his wife, Stella Gemmell, following his death on July 28, 2006 and released under the joint authorship of David and Stella …

59745. The Sign of the Beaver

Elizabeth George Speare

The Sign of the Beaver is a children's historical novel by American author Elizabeth George Speare, which has won numerous literary awards. It was published in February 1983, and has become one of her most popular works. The idea for this book came from a factual story that …

59749. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

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

59750. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

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

59752. 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, …

59753. Before…12:01…and After

Richard A. Lupoff

Before…12:01…and After is a collection of science fiction, fantasy, mystery and horror stories by author Richard A. Lupoff. It was released in 1996 by Fedogan & Bremer in an edition of 2,100 copies of which 100 were signed by the author and the artist. Many of the stories …

59757. Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Toeshoe Trouble

Whoopi Goldberg

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

59760. Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp

Alice B. Emerson

Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp is a book published in 1922 that was written by W. Bert Foster under the pseudonym of Alice B. Emerson.

59762. A Spirit of Tolerance

Amadou Hampâté Bâ

A Spirit of Tolerance: The Inspiring Life of Tierno Bokar is the only English translation of Amadou Hampate Ba’s book Vie en enseignement de Tierno Bokar, le sage de Bandiagara, originally written in French. This book describes the life of Tierno Bokar, a Malian Sufi who …

59763. 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 …

59773. An Introduction to the Detective Story

LeRoy Panek

An Introduction to the Detective Story is a book by LeRoy Panek.

59790. The Murder of Hound Dog Bates

Robbie Branscum

The Murder of Hound Dog Bates is a book by Robbie Branscum.

59796. Secret Avengers, Vol. 3: Run the Mission, Don't Get …

Warren Ellis

A secret city buried a mile under America is discovered through the leakage of Von Doom radiation--a type of energy emitted only by time-travel devices. The Secret Avengers hea underground to a weird metropolis forgotten for decades, because a time machine in the wrong hands is …

59798. David Mitchell: Back Story

David Mitchell

David Mitchell, who you may know for his inappropriate anger on every TV panel show except Never Mind the Buzzcocks, his look of permanent discomfort on C4 sex comedy Peep Show, his online commenter-baiting in The Observer or just for wearing a stick-on moustache in That …

59799. The Fire Sermon

Francesca Haig

Nuclear war, dystopian unrest, a genetic mutation that divides twins in life and unites them in death—the “refreshingly nuanced” (Booklist, starred review) first novel in award-winning poet Francesca Haig’s richly imagined and action-packed post-apocalyptic trilogy “is poised to …

59800. Gwendy's Button Box

Richard Chizmar

The little town of Castle Rock, Maine has witnessed some strange events and unusual visitors over the years, but there is one story that has never been told... until now.There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the …



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