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.

59804. Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers

Jo Hammett

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

59811. Cold Mountain

Charles Frazier

Cold Mountain is a 1997 historical novel by Charles Frazier which won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. It tells the story of W. P. Inman, a wounded deserter from the Confederate army near the end of the American Civil War who walks for months to return to Ada Monroe, …

59812. Soldiers in Hiding

Richard Wiley

Soldiers in Hiding is the first novel by Richard Wiley. It received the 1987 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

59813. If All the Seas Were One Sea

Janina Domanska

If All the Seas Were One Sea is a book by Janina Domanska.

59814. The Confession of a Child of the Century

Thomas Rogers

The Confession of a Child of the Century is the book written by Thomas Rogers.

59815. Belling the Tiger

Mary Stolz

Belling the Tiger is a book by Mary Stolz.

59816. George Washington

Genevieve Foster

George Washington: An Initial Biography is a children's book by Genevieve Foster about the life of the first President of the United States. Though simply written, the biography is comprehensive and scrupulously authentic. The book, illustrated by the author, was first published …

59817. Glory of the Seas

Agnes Danforth Hewes

Glory of the Seas is a children's historical novel by Agnes Hewes. It is set in Boston, Massachusetts, during the 1850s. The novel, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, was first published in 1933 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1934. The novel has two main themes. The first concerns …

59818. 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 …

59819. The Star in the Pail

David McCord

The Star in the Pail is the 1975 collection of poems by David McCord.

59826. Kings or People: Power and the Mandate to Rule

Reinhard Bendix

Kings or People: Power and the Mandate to Rule is a book written by Reinhard Bendix.

59832. Mary Wollstonecraft; a biography

Eleanor Flexner

Mary Wollstonecraft; a biography is a book written by Eleanor Flexner.

59836. The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. First published in 1776, the book offers one of the world's first …

59837. 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.

59849. Engaged to Murder

Loretta Schwartz-Nobel

Engaged to Murder is a book written by Loretta Schwartz-Nobel.

59851. The Man in the Cage

Jack Vance

The Man in the Cage is a book by Jack Vance.

59853. The Case of the Nana-napper

Laura J. Burns

The Case of the Nana-napper is a book by Laura J. Burns.

59858. Pan Sagittarius

Ian Wallace

Pan Sagittarius is a book published in 1973 that was written by Ian Wallace.

59859. The Sheikh's Captive Bride

Susan Stephens

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

59867. Beyond the Devil's Teeth

Tahir Shah

Beyond the Devil's Teeth is a travel book by Anglo-Afghan author, Tahir Shah. The text was published in April 1995 by Octagon Press.

59871. 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.

59875. American Government

James Q. Wilson

American Government is a textbook, now in its thirteenth edition, written by noted public administration scholar James Q. Wilson and political scientist John J. DiIulio, Jr.. DiIulio is a Democrat who served as the director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community …

59876. Coping With Love

Peter Corey

Coping With Love is a book published in 1997 that was written by Peter Corey.

59881. Pieces of You

Tablo

Pieces of You is a work of fiction published by Daniel Armand Lee, also known as Tablo, leader of South Korean rap group Epik High. The book was first published in Korean on November 7, 2008, and was later published in English on February 10, 2009. The publishing company, Dal – …

59884. High Time to Kill

David Michael de Reuda Winser

High Time to Kill, published in 1999, is the fourth novel by Raymond Benson featuring Ian Fleming’s secret agent, James Bond. This is the first James Bond novel copyrighted by Ian Fleming Publications. It was published in the United Kingdom by Hodder & Stoughton and in the …

59894. Byte Beautiful: Eight Science Fiction Stories

James Tiptree, Jr.

Byte Beautiful: Eight Science Fiction Stories is a 1985 short story collection by James Tiptree, Jr. All but one of the stories, "Excursion Fare", had previously also appeared in earlier short story collections by James Tiptree, Jr.

59895. Passion play

Sarah Ruhl

Passion play is a play by Sarah Ruhl.

59896. 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 …

59897. 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 …

59903. Powers That Be

Anne & Eliz. McCaffrey & Scarborough

Powers That Be is a book published in 1993 that was written by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough.

59913. The Toff on the Farm

John Creasey

The Toff on the Farm is a 1958 mystery novel by John Creasey featuring his character the Honourable Richard Rollison, aka 'The Toff'.

59916. Wartime Lies

Begley

Wartime Lies is a semi-autobiographical novel by Louis Begley first published in 1991. Set in Poland during the years of the Nazi occupation, it is about two members of an upper middle class Jewish family, a young woman and her nephew, who avoid persecution as Jews by assuming …

59918. The Rabbit Factory

Marshall Karp

The Rabbit Factory is the first novel by author Marshall Karp. It recounts the investigation by detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs as they explore a series of murders directed at a fictional company Lamaar, a parody of Disney. First is the murder of the man wearing the …

59921. Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves

Matthew Reilly

Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves is an action/thriller released on 12 October 2011 by Australian author Matthew Reilly. It is the latest installment in the Shane Schofield series and has been described by the author as the fastest and most violent yet. On 24 December 2010, …

59923. The Spell of Undoing

Paul Collins

The Spell of Undoing is a book published in 2008 that was written by Paul Collins.

59927. Wolfcry

Amelia

Wolfcry is the fourth installment of the Kiesha'ra Series by American author Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. The book is narrated by Oliza Shardae Cobriana, a fictional character who is the daughter of Zane Cobriana, a cobra shapeshifter, and Danica Shardae, a hawk shapeshifter. She …

59929. God inside of me

Della Reese

God inside of me is a book by Della Reese.

59932. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Philip K. Dick

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is a science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. First published in 1968, the book served as the primary basis for the 1982 film Blade Runner. The novel is set in a post-apocalyptic near future, where Earth and its populations …

59933. Travels with my cello

Julian Lloyd Webber

The 1984 autobiography by Julian Lloyd Webber, Travels with My Cello, covers his childhood through to travelling the world as a concert performer in the early 1980s.

59934. Celebrity In Death

Nora Roberts

Celebrity In Death is a book written by Nora Roberts.

59935. The Iron Star

Eric Temple Bell

The Iron Star is a science fiction novel by author John Taine. It was first published in 1930 by E. P. Dutton.

59939. 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 …

59947. Beyond the Blue Event Horizon

edited by Frederik Pohl

Beyond the Blue Event Horizon is a science fiction novel by the American writer Frederik Pohl, a sequel to his 1977 novel Gateway and the second book in the Heechee series. It was a finalist for two major annual awards, the 1981 Hugo Award for Best Novel and the 1980 Nebula …

59949. Canoeing with the Cree

Eric(Author) ; Bancroft Sevareid, Ann(Foreword by)

Canoeing with the Cree is a 1935 book by Eric Sevareid recounting a canoe trip by Sevareid and his friend Walter Port. During the 1930 trip, sponsored by the Minneapolis Star, Sevareid and Port canoed more than 2,250 miles from Minneapolis, Minnesota to York Factory on the …

59952. Electricity and Magnetism

Benjamin Crowell

Brief Contents1 Electricity and the Atom....... 152 The Nucleus .......................... 413 Circuits, Part 1 ...................... 714 Circuits, Part 2 ...................... 955 Fields of Force .................... 1096 Electromagnetism .............. 127Exercises …

59953. The Jungle

Upton Sinclair, Jr.

The Jungle is a 1906 novel written by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair. Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities. However, most readers were …

59955. 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 …

59956. The Celestine Prophecy

James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy is a 1993 novel by James Redfield, that discusses various psychological and spiritual ideas rooted in multiple ancient Eastern Traditions and New Age spirituality. The main character undertakes a journey to find and understand a series of nine spiritual …

59958. Rumble Fish

Susan E. Hinton

Rumble Fish is a 1975 novel for young adults by S. E. Hinton, author of The Outsiders. It was adapted to film and directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1983.

59959. Lucky

Alice Siebold

Lucky is a 1999 memoir by Alice Sebold, author of The Lovely Bones. The memoir describes her experiences of being raped and how the experience shaped the rest of her life.

59968. Dead by Sunset: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer?

Ann Rule

Dead By Sunset is a 1995 true crime nonfiction book by author Ann Rule. It is based on the 1986 Oregon case of the murder of Cheryl Keeton, who was found beaten to death inside her van on the Sunset Highway and the later conviction of her estranged husband, Brad Cunningham. The …

59976. Adam Bede

George Eliot

Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot, was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university studies of …

59978. Selections from Dreamsongs 3: Selections from Wild …

George Martin

Selections from Dreamsongs 3: Selections from Wild Cards and More Stories from Martin's Later Years is a book by George R.R. Martin.

59979. The Zero

Jesse Walker

The Zero is a book by Jess Walter.

59980. Sea Change

robert harmon

Sea Change is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the fifth in his Jesse Stone series.

59982. Casino Royale

Ian Fleming; Anthony Burgess

Casino Royale is the first novel by the British author Ian Fleming. Published in 1953, it is the first James Bond book, and it paved the way for a further eleven novels and two short story collections by Fleming, followed by numerous continuation Bond novels by other authors. …

59985. Scare School

R. L. Stine

Scare School is a book published in 2001 that was written by R. L. Stine.

59986. Oahspe: A New Bible

John Newbrough

Oahspe: A New Bible is a book published in 1882, purporting to contain "new revelations" from "...the Embassadors of the angel hosts of heaven prepared and revealed unto man in the name of Jehovih..." It was produced by an American dentist, John Ballou Newbrough, who reported it …

59994. Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a …

Bill Clinton

Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy is a 2011 non-fiction book by former United States President Bill Clinton. Praise appeared in publications such as the Los Angeles Times and the New York Journal of Books, while publications such as The Guardian …

59995. Cinderella: Fables Are Forever

Bill Willingham

Fabletown's favorite secret agent and bon vivant Cinderella is back on the job again in this follow up limited series to CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE. Someone is killing sorcerers out on the Farm, and all signs point to Cinderella's archnemesis from the old days. The …

59996. 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.

59998. Into the Still Blue

Veronica Rossi

The race for survival comes to a thrilling close in the earth-shattering conclusion to Veronica Rossi's New York Times bestselling Under the Never Sky trilogy.Their love and their leadership have been tested. Now it's time for Perry and Aria to unite the Dwellers and the …

59999. The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of …

Linda Antonsson

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Perfect for fans of A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO’s Game of Thrones—an epic history of Westeros and the lands beyond, featuring hundreds of pages of all-new material from George R. R. Martin!If the past is prologue, then George R. R. Martin’s …

60000. NYPD Red 4

James Patterson

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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