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.

60201. 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 …

60202. Through the Wheat

Thomas Boyd

Through the Wheat was the first book published by Thomas Alexander Boyd, about the experiences of a young American Marine during World War I.

60203. The Misfortunes of Mr. Teal

Leslie Charteris

The Misfortunes of Mr. Teal is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United Kingdom in May 1934 by Hodder and Stoughton and the United States by The Crime Club. The book was republished under two additional titles: The Saint in …

60204. Thy Hand, Great Anarch!

Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Thy Hand, Great Anarch! is a 1987 autobiographical sequel to Indian essayist Nirad C. Chaudhuri's The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian. Its title was inspired from the concluding couplet of Alexander Pope's The Dunciad which runs thus: Written when he was in his 80's, this …

60206. Like Most Revelations: New Poems

Richard Howard

Like Most Revelations: New Poems is a book of poetry written by Richard Howard.

60213. The Brethren

John Grisham

The Brethren is a legal thriller novel by American author John Grisham, published in 2000.

60215. Elusion Aforethought: The Life and Writing of …

Malcolm J. Turnbull

Elusion Aforethought: The Life and Writing of Anthony Berkeley Cox is a book written by Malcolm J. Turnbull.

60222. Dark Angel

John Dale

Dark Angel is a 1995 Ned Kelly Award–winning novel by the Australian author John Dale.

60223. Rising

Ray Coryton Hutchinson

Rising is a novel written by R. C. Hutchinson.

60224. The Dark Star of Itza: The Story of A Pagan Princess

Alida Malkus

The Dark Star of Itza: The Story of a Pagan Princess is a children's historical novel by Alida Malkus. It portrays the way of life in the Mayan cities of ancient Yucatán. The novel, illustrated by Lowell Houser, was first published in 1930 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in …

60225. Have You Seen Tom Thumb?

Mabel Leigh Hunt

Have You Seen Tom Thumb? is a biography of General Tom Thumb written for children by Mabel Leigh Hunt. It tells the story of Charles Sherwood Stratton, a charming and humorous dwarf who traveled all over the world with the showman P. T. Barnum. The book, illustrated by Fritz …

60226. Pedro: The Angel of Olvera Street

Leo Politi

Pedro: The Angel of Olvera Street is a book by Leo Politi.

60227. Theodore Roosevelt, Fighting Patriot

Clara Ingram Judson

Theodore Roosevelt, Fighting Patriot by Clara Ingram Judson is a biography of Theodore Roosevelt written for children, one of the author's series on American presidents. It was first published in 1953 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1954.

60229. Breaking and Entering

H. R. F. Keating

Breaking and Entering is a crime novel by H.R.F. Keating. It is the twenty-fourth novel in the Inspector Ghote series.

60231. Your UNIX: The Ultimate Guide

Sumitabha Das

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

60232. Sagas of Conan

L. Sprague de Camp

Sagas of Conan is a 2004 omnibus collection of three previously issued fantasy books written by L. Sprague de Camp, Lin Carter and Björn Nyberg featuring Robert E. Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in paperback by Tor Books.

60242. 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 …

60243. Fourth Generation Evaluation

Egon Guba

Fourth Generation Evaluation is a book by Egon Guba and Yvonne Lincoln.

60257. Hit and Run

Mark Delaney

Hit and Run is a book written by Mark Delaney.

60258. Portal Through Time

Alice Henderson

Portal Through Time is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was published in 2006. The author, Alice Henderson, also wrote, Night Terrors in the Stake Your Destiny series. In this novel, Buffy and her friends time-travel to four …

60259. A Basket of Leaves

Geoff Wisner

A Basket of Leaves is a 2007 collection of essays by Geoff Wisner. It is a literary tour of Africa and there is an essay on a book for all 54 countries on the continent.

60260. Degrees of Connection

Jon Cleary

Degrees of Connection is a 2004 Ned Kelly Award winning novel by the Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the 20th and last entry in the Scobie Malone series. Cleary decided to stop writing crime novels because he felt he was getting stale.

60264. 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 …

60266. Not in Our Stars

Jefferson P. Swycaffer

Not in Our Stars is a book published in 1984 that was written by Jefferson P. Swycaffer.

60267. The Blues Detective

Stephen F. Soitos

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

60268. Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men is a novella written by Nobel Prize–winning author John Steinbeck. Published in 1937, it tells the story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in search of new job opportunities during the Great …

60269. Wild times

Brian Garfield

Wild times is a book written by Brian Garfield.

60270. Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction

Sam Moskowitz

Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction is a work of collective biography on the formative authors of the science fiction genre by Sam Moskowitz, first published in hardcover by the World Publishing Company in 1963, and reprinted in trade paperback in 1966. A …

60276. The Phantom of Walkaway Hill

Edward Fenton

The Phantom of Walkaway Hill is a book by Edward Fenton.

60277. The Three Witch Maidens

Ruth Manning-Sanders

The Three Witch Maidens was originally published in the United Kingdom in 1972, by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. This entry, however, refers to the 1977 paperback version published by The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd. under its Beaver Books imprint. The book is an anthology of 15 fairy …

60280. The Eye of the Horse

Jamila Gavin

The Eye of the Horse is a book written by Jamila Gavin.

60281. Coping With Love

Peter Corey

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

60285. 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 – …

60287. Kuukiven kevät

Kaari Utrio

The Spring of the Moonstone' and its Finnish original, Kuukiven kevät is a historical novel by Finnish author Kaari Utrio. It is a romantic story from 11th century Finland, about love and hate and the meeting of two cultures. The book was published as commemorative book for the …

60292. Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It is one of several plays written by Shakespeare based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra. Although the title is …

60306. Derby Day

D. J. Taylor

Derby Day is a novel written by D. J. Taylor.

60309. Death by China

Peter Navarro

Death by China: Confronting the Dragon – A Global Call to Action is a 2011 non-fiction book by economics professor Peter Navarro and Greg Autry that chronicles, "From currency manipulation and abusive trade policies, to slave labor and deadly consumer products," the alleged …

60311. Trees of North America

BROCKMAN/MERRILEES

Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification is a book published in 1968 that was written by C. Frank Brockman.

60312. 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 …

60313. The Best Science Fiction Stories: 1949

T. E. Dikty

The Best Science Fiction Stories: 1949 is a 1949 anthology of science fiction short stories edited by Everett F. Bleiler and T. E. Dikty. It was the first published anthology to present the best science fiction stories for a given year. The stories had originally appeared in …

60315. 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.

60322. The Poky Little Puppy

Janette Sebring Lowrey

The Poky Little Puppy is the titular character and a children's book written by Texas author Janette Sebring Lowrey and illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren. It was first published in 1942 as one of the first 12 books in the Simon and Schuster series Little Golden Books. The copyright …

60326. Jonathan Troy

Edward Abbey

Jonathan Troy was Edward Abbey's first published novel, as detailed in James M. Cahalan's biography of Abbey. Only 5,000 copies were printed and almost immediately after it was released the author wanted to disown the work. He asked that it never be published again, and it has …

60327. 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 …

60330. The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

Stephen King (Author) Phil Hale (Author)

The Drawing of the Three is the second book in The Dark Tower series of novels written by Stephen King and published by Grant in 1987. The series was inspired by Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came by Robert Browning. The story is a continuation of The Gunslinger and follows …

60335. Final Proof

Marie R. (intro) Reno

Final Proof is a book written by Marie R Reno.

60336. 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'.

60341. 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 …

60343. 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.

60344. 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.

60349. My Country My Life

L. K. Advani

My Country My Life is an autobiographical book by L. K. Advani, an Indian politician who served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from 2002 to 2004, and was the Leader of the Opposition in the 15th Lok Sabha. The book was released on 19 March 2008 by Abdul Kalam, the …

60357. A People's History of the United States

Edwin Howard Simmons

A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present American history as it has been experienced by the entirety of the population, not just the elites. According to him, …

60358. The Boy in the Dress

David Williams

The Boy In The Dress is a children's book written by David Walliams and illustrated by Quentin Blake. It is the first book by Walliams, a television comedian best known for the show Little Britain. It tells the story of a twelve-year-old boy who enjoys cross-dressing, and the …

60362. Drowning Ruth

Christina Swartz

Drowning Ruth is a 2000 bestselling novel by Christina Schwarz, author of four books. It was chosen as a selection for Oprah's Book Club in September 2000. It is also being made into a movie.

60369. Guilty Wives

James Patterson

No husbands allowed Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. Their lavish presidential suite overlooks Monte Carlo, and they surrender: …

60374. The Tiger Rising

KateDiCamilo

The Tiger Rising is a 2001 children's book written by Newbery Medal winning author Kate DiCamillo. It is about a 12-year-old named Rob Horton who finds a caged tiger in the center of the woods near his home. The book was a National Book Award Finalist.

60377. Dawn

V. C. Andrews

Dawn was a 1990 novel started by V. C. Andrews and finished by Andrew Neiderman after her death. It is the first of five books in the Cutler series.

60378. 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 …

60387. Odd Hours

Dean Kootz

Odd Hours is the fourth novel in the Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz. It was released on May 20, 2008.

60388. 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 …

60389. The Dangerous Transmission

Franklin W. Dixon

The Dangerous Transmission is the title of a Hardy Boys Digest novel, credited to Franklin W. Dixon.

60392. Urgum and the Googoobah

Kjartan Poskitt

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

60394. The Revenge of the Shadow King

Derek Benz & J.S. Lewis

The Revenge of the Shadow King is the first volume of three books in the Grey Griffins series written in collaborative writing by American authors Derek Benz and J.S. Lewis, and published by Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. The book follows the story of four friends …

60398. The Lost Ones

Ace Atkins

The Lost Ones is 2012 novel by Ace Atkins.

60399. Captain Swing

Warren Ellis

From the sparking-mad mind of Warren Ellis, the creator of TRANSMETROPOLITAN and PLANETARY, comes an electrical romance of a pirate utopia thwarted! In the London of 1830, newly-minted copper Charlie Gravel keeps seeing things he's not supposed to: a crooked Bow Street Runner …

60400. 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 …



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