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. 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.

60205. The Black Wolf

Galad Elflandsson

The Black Wolf is a horror novel by Galad Elflandsson. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,020 copies. The novel was reprinted in paperback by Centaur Books in 1980.

60215. Collected Poems

Richard L. Tierney

Collected Poems: Nightmares and Visions is a collection of poems by Richard L. Tierney. It was released in 1981 by Arkham House in an edition of 1,030 copies. The book is illustrated by Jason Van Hollander. The poems had previously appeared in The Arkham Collector, Whispers, …

60219. The Politics of Individualism

L. Susan Brown

The Politics of Individualism: Liberalism, Liberal Feminism, and Anarchism is a 1993 political science book by L. Susan Brown. She begins by noting that liberalism and anarchism seem at times to share common components, but on other occasions are in direct opposition to one …

60220. Rising

Ray Coryton Hutchinson

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

60221. The Great Hydration

Barrington J. Bayley

The Great Hydration is the sixteenth and last science fiction novel by Barrington J. Bayley. The book was written in 1998 and first published as a print on demand edition in 2002. The book features the illegal traders Krabbe and Bouche, the first humans to reach the planet of …

60222. The revisionist

Douglas Crase

The revisionist is a collection of poems by Douglas Crase.

60230. The Field Guide to Sponsored Films

Rick Prelinger

"The Field Guide to Sponsored Films by Rick Prelinger describes 452 historically or culturally significant motion pictures commissioned by businesses, charities, advocacy groups, and state or local government units between 1897 and 1980. The annotated filmography features …

60235. Of Chameleons and Gods

Jack Mapanje

Of Chameleons and Gods is the title of the first collection of poetry by Malawian poet Jack Mapanje, published in 1981 in the United Kingdom, in Heinemann's African Writers Series. Despite critical acclaim, the collection was withdrawn from circulation in Malawi, because it was …

60240. An Elephant for Aristotle

L. Sprague de Camp

An Elephant for Aristotle, is a 1958 historical novel by L. Sprague de Camp. It was first published in hardback by Doubleday, and in paperback by Curtis in 1971. The first British edition was published by Dobson in 1966. The book was reissued with a new introduction by Harry …

60251. For Mike

Shelley Sykes

For Mike is a book written by Shelley Sykes.

60253. The Black Maria

Mark Graham

The Black Maria is a book written by Mark Graham.

60254. The dear green place

Archie Hind

The dear green place is the book written by Archie Hind.

60260. Ylana of Callisto

Lin Carter

Ylana of Callisto is a science fiction novel written by Lin Carter, the seventh in his Callisto series. It was first published in paperback by Dell Books in October 1977. Its working title was evidently Jungle Maid of Callisto, as announced in Locus #198, January 30, 1977; the …

60262. 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 …

60263. Running on Empty

Franklin W. Dixon

Running on Empty is the 36th young adult novel in the long running and successful Hardy Boys casebook series for boys written by Franklin W. Dixon. It was first published by Simon Pulse in 1990. In it The Hardy Boys investigate the disappearance of their friend, Chet Morton, and …

60264. 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 …

60266. William the Dictator

Richmal Crompton

William — The Dictator is the 20th book of children's short stories in the Just William series by Richmal Crompton. This book contains 10 stories. It was first published in 1938, and the first published versions are now collectors items and pretty rare. This title and the …

60269. Emperor of America

Richard Condon

Emperor of America is a novel by Richard Condon. It is a satire about an "Imperial Presidency", poking fun at Ronald Reagan.

60273. The Shards

Gary Wassner

The Shards is a book published in 2005 that was written by Gary Wassner.

60274. The Awakening

Gary Wassner

The Awakening is a book published in 2005 that was written by Gary Wassner.

60275. The White Tower

James Ramsey Ullman

The White Tower is a 1945 novel by James Ramsey Ullman. It was the fourth best-selling novel in the US in 1945. It was filmed in 1950 under the direction of Ted Tetzlaff and starring Glenn Ford, Alida Valli, Claude Rains, Lloyd Bridges, Cedric Hardwicke, and Oskar Homolka.

60279. 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, …

60281. Discovering History in China

Paul Cohen

Discovering History in China: American Historical Writing on the Recent Chinese Past is a book by Paul A. Cohen introducing the ideas behind American histories of China since 1840. It was published by Columbia University Press in 1984 and reprinted with a new preface in 2010. …

60282. The Unclassed

George Gissing

The Unclassed is a novel by the English author George Gissing. It was written during 1883 but revised, at the publisher's insistence, in February 1884 and shortly before publication. It tells the story of a young, educated man, Osmond Waymark, who survives by teaching. He …

60284. The Little White Car

Rhodes De

The Little White Car, is a novel by British author Dan Rhodes, published under the pen name Danuta de Rhodes in 2004 by Canongate and has been translated into 12 languages. The book's premise, based on real-world evidence, is that the car carrying Diana, Princess of Wales was in …

60287. 101 People Who Are Really Screwing America

Jack Huberman

101 People Who Are Really Screwing America is a non-fiction book by Jack Huberman. It was published in 2006 by Nation Books. The book is a liberal response to Bernard Goldberg's book 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America, and includes criticism of Republican politicians …

60290. Mystery of the Scowling Boy

Phyllis A. Whitney

Mystery of the Scowling Boy is a book by Phyllis A. Whitney.

60292. Hawthorne

Henry James

Hawthorne is a book of literary criticism by Henry James published in 1879. The book was an insightful study of James' great predecessor, Nathaniel Hawthorne. James gave extended consideration to each of Hawthorne's novels and a selection of his short stories. He also reviewed …

60293. The Green Stone

Suzanne Blanc

The Green Stone is a book by Suzanne Blanc.

60299. A White Heron

Sarah Orne Jewett

"A White Heron" is a short story by Sarah Orne Jewett. First published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in 1886, it was soon collected as the title story in Jewett's anthology A White Heron and Other Stories. It follows young city girl named Sylvia who came to live with her …

60300. The Three-Seated Space Ship

Louis Slobodkin

The Three-Seated Space Ship is a book published in 1962 that was written by Louis Slobodkin.

60301. 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 …

60303. Invitation to Murder

Rex Stout

"Invitation to Murder" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published as "Will to Murder" in the August 1953 issue of The American Magazine. It first appeared in book form in the short-story collection Three Men Out, published by the Viking Press in 1954.

60306. 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.

60313. 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 …

60314. Being Gardner Dozois: An Interview by Michael …

Michael Swanwick; Gardner Dozois

Being Gardner Dozois: An Interview by Michael Swanwick is a book written by Michael Swanwick.

60315. Dragonstar Destiny

Bischoff

Dragonstar Destiny is a book published in 1989 that was written by Thomas F. Monteleone and David Bischoff.

60317. The Nightingale

Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Nightingale is a novel by the American writer Agnes Sligh Turnbull set in a fictional rural Western Pennsylvania village at the turn of the 20th century. Violet Carpenter is already considered a spinster at age twenty-five when financial necessity forces her to take in …

60318. The Case of the Dirty Bird

Gary Paulsen

The Case of the Dirty Bird is the first novel in the Culpepper Adventures series by Gary Paulsen. It is about Dunc Culpepper and best friend, Amos who with the help of an 150-year-old parrot manage to uncover a ring of appliance thieves and escape a watchdog to discover who …

60319. Love Story

Erich Segal

Love Story is a 1970 romance novel by American writer Erich Segal. The book's origins lay in a screenplay that Segal wrote, and that was subsequently approved for production by Paramount Pictures. Paramount requested that Segal adapt the story into novel form as a preview of …

60321. Stone of Tears

Terry Goodkind

Stone Of Tears is the second book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth.

60323. 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 …

60324. Songs for the Philologists

J. R. R. Tolkien

Songs for the Philologists is a collection of poems by E. V. Gordon and J. R. R. Tolkien as well as traditional songs. It is the rarest and most difficult to find Tolkien-related book. Originally a collection of typescripts compiled by Gordon in 1921–26 for the students of the …

60329. 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 …

60330. Folklore of Assam

Jogesh Das

Folklore of Assam is a comprehensive book on Assamese folklore authored by Jogesh Das. The book was published by National Book Trust in 1972. The book is a part of the Folklore of India series. The book is originally written in English and then in other Indian languages.

60331. Geek Chic

Neil Feineman

Geek Chic: The Ultimate Guide to Geek Culture is a 2005 book co-written by Neil Feinman, Rob Davis and Chelseah Kalberloh. The book charts the history of the geek from Ancient Greece to the Xbox. It is published by Thames and Hudson, BIS Publishing and Ginko Press.

60339. The Burning Land

Barbara Siegel

The Burning Land is a book published in 1987 that was written by Barbara Siegel and Scott Siegel.

60342. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

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

60343. 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 …

60345. Very Much a Lady

Shana Alexander

Very Much a Lady is a book written by Shana Alexander.

60346. The Arkham Collector: Volume I

August Derleth

The Arkham Collector: Volume I is a collection of the entire run of the magazine The Arkham Collector from 1967 to 1971. It was released in 1971 by Arkham House in an edition of 676 copies and was not jacketed.

60347. Evil Always Ends

Joseph Payne Brennan

Evil Always Ends is a supernatural detective novella by Joseph Payne Brennan. It was first published in 1982 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 750 copies, all of which were signed by the author and the artist. The book was issued to commemorate Brennan's …

60348. The Red King and the Witch: Gypsy Folk and Fairy …

Ruth Manning-Sanders

The Red King and the Witch: Gypsy Folk and Fairy Tales is a 1965 anthology of 25 tales that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. It is one in a long series of such anthologies by Manning-Sanders. This book was first published in the United Kingdom in 1964, by …

60355. A Long Way from Chicago

Richard Fremantle

A Long Way from Chicago is a "novel in stories" by Richard Peck. It was awarded the Newbery Honor in 1999. Peck's sequel to this book, A Year Down Yonder, won the Newbery Medal for children's literature in 2001.

60357. Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Toeshoe Trouble

Whoopi Goldberg

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

60359. The Girl in the Belfry

Joseph Henry; Lenore Glen Offord Jackson

The Girl in the Belfry is a book written by Joseph Henry Jackson and Lenore Glen Offord.

60362. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Susanna

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is the 2004 debut novel of British writer Susanna Clarke. An alternative history set in 19th-century England around the time of the Napoleonic Wars, it is based on the premise that magic once existed in England and has returned with two men: …

60364. 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.

60369. The Queen's Man

Sharan Newman

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

60373. Eight Cousins

Louisa May

"Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill" was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden great aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. …

60375. The Heart of a Warrior

Erin Hunter

The Heart of a Warrior is the third book in the Ravenpaw's Path series of original English-language manga. It focuses on Firestar's promise to get rid of the rogues that are living in Ravenpaw and Barley's barn. The book came out on August 3, 2010.

60382. World of Warcraft: Chronicles of War

Christie Golden

World of Warcraft: Chronicles of War is a book published in 2010 that was written by Christie Golden, Jeff Grubb and Aaron S. Rosenberg.

60383. Le Divorce

Diane Johnson

Le Divorce is a book by Diane Johnson.

60386. The Woods

Harlan Cobden

The Woods is a book written by Harlan Coben.

60392. Inner loops : a sourcebook for fast 32-bit software …

Rick Booth

Inner loops: a sourcebook for fast 32-bit software development is a book written by Rick Booth.

60394. Death of a Dissident

Alexander Litvinenko

Death of a Dissident: The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB is a book written by Alexander Goldfarb and Marina Litvinenko about the life and death of her husband, former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko who was poisoned by the radioactive element …

60395. Love in a Nutshell

Janet Evanovich

Number one bestselling author Janet Evanovich teams up with award-winning author Dorien Kelly to deliver a sparkling novel of romantic suspense, small-town antics, secretive sabotage, and lots and lots of beer Kate Appleton needs a job. Her husband has left her, she’s been fired …

60396. The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to …

Michio Kaku

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.The Future of the Mind brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of …

60397. Fables Vol. 17: Inherit the Wind

Bill Willingham

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The tights and capes have been stored away forever, but it remains to be seen if Haven and its refugee inhabitants have survived the onslaught of. Where do the Fables go from here? Bigby and Snow White's cubs try to move forward after learning a …

60398. The Heroes: A First Law Novel (Set in the World of …

Joe Abercrombie

They say Black Dow's killed more men than winter, and clawed his way to the throne of the North up a hill of skulls. The King of the Union, ever a jealous neighbour, is not about to stand smiling by while he claws his way any higher. The orders have been given and the armies are …

60399. NYPD Red 3

James Patterson

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 …

60400. Unlucky 13 (Women's Murder Club)

Maxine Paetro

The Women's Murder Club is stalked by a killer with nothing to lose. San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn't be better. …



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