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.

60602. 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 …

60608. Commander Toad and the Voyage Home

Jane Yolen

Commander Toad and the Voyage Home is a book published in 1988 that was written by Jane Yolen.

60613. A bibliography of A. Conan Doyle

Richard Lancelyn Green

A bibliography of A. Conan Doyle is a book written by John Michael Gibson.

60617. Living

Henry Green

Living is a 1929 novel by Henry Green. It is a work of sharp social satire, documenting the lives of Birmingham factory workers in the interwar boom years. It is considered a modern classic by scholars, and appears on many University syllabi. The language is notable for its …

60618. All in the Morning Early

Sorche Nic Leodhas

All in the Morning Early is a book written by Sorche Nic Leodhas and illustrated by Evaline Ness.

60625. The Far Islands and Other Tales of Fantasy

John Buchan

The Far Islands and Other Tales of Fantasy is a collection of fantasy short stories by John Buchan and edited by John Bell. It was first published in 1984 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher in an edition of 1,100 copies. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Blackwood's, …

60628. Mary Wollstonecraft; a biography

Eleanor Flexner

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

60631. Database System Concepts

Abraham Silberschatz

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 …

60641. Pursuit of the House-Boat

John K. Bangs

Pursuit of the House-Boat is an 1897 novel by John Kendrick Bangs, and the second one to feature his Associated Shades take on the afterlife.

60645. The Black Maria

Mark Graham

The Black Maria is a book written by Mark Graham.

60650. Lucky Man

Tony Dunbar

Lucky Man is a book written by Tony Dunbar.

60653. Pan Sagittarius

Ian Wallace

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

60656. The Ivory Tower

Henry James

The Ivory Tower is an unfinished novel by Henry James, posthumously published in 1917. The novel is a brooding story of Gilded Age America. It centers on the riches earned by a pair of dying millionaires and ex-partners, Abel Gaw and Frank Betterman, and their possibly …

60657. The Blues Detective

Stephen F. Soitos

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

60659. Tales of Mystery & Imagination

Edgar Allan Poe

Tales of Mystery & Imagination is a popular title for posthumous compilations of writings by American author, essayist and poet Edgar Allan Poe and was the first complete collection of his works specifically restricting itself to his suspenseful and related tales.

60663. The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Charles Dickens

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. The novel was unfinished at the time of Dickens's death and his ending for it is unknown. Though the novel is named after the character Edwin Drood, the story focuses on Drood's uncle, precentor, choirmaster and …

60664. The Valentine Estate

Stanley Ellin

Valentine Estate is a book written by Stanley Ellin.

60665. The Smell of Telescopes

Rhys Hughes

The Smell of Telescopes is the title of a collection of short fiction by Welsh fantasy writer Rhys Hughes, first published in 2000 by Tartarus Press. The book features 26 interconnected short stories, subdivided into a number of story cycles that interact with each other and are …

60670. The Jones Men

Vern E. Smith

The Jones Men is a book written by Vern E. Smith.

60672. Witchwood

Alan Lloyd

Witchwood is a book published in 1989 that was written by Alan Lloyd.

60677. 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. …

60679. The conscience of a majority

Barry Goldwater

The conscience of a majority is a book written by Barry Goldwater.

60680. A Little Bit Dead

Chap Reaver

A Little Bit Dead is an Edgar Award winning book by Chap Reaver.

60682. Necessities of life

Adrienne Rich

Necessities of life is a collection of poems written by Adrienne Rich.

60691. Daniel Martin

D. A Fowles

Daniel Martin is a novel by John Fowles. It was first published in 1977 and can be taken as a Bildungsroman, following the life of the eponymous protagonist. The novel uses both first and third person voices, whilst employing a variety of literary techniques such as multiple …

60692. The Pirates of Zan

Murray Leinster

The Pirates of Zan is a science fiction novel by Murray Leinster, originally serialized in Astounding Science Fiction in 1959 as "The Pirates of Ersatz". It was nominated for the 1960 Hugo Award for Best Novel. It first appeared in book form in 1959 as one component of an Ace …

60695. 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 …

60696. 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.

60701. The Other Face of Janus

Louise Katz

The Other Face of Janus is a 2001 young-adult novel by Louise Katz. It follows the story of Edwina Nearly who after facing a range of problems decides to get away from it all by visiting an art gallery only to fall into a painting in which laws of physics don't apply.

60702. Fireworks and Darkness

Natalie Jane Prior

Fireworks and Darkness is a 2002 young-adult novel by Natalie Jane Prior. It follows the story of Simeon Runciman who is a firework maker and former dark magician who is caught in up in murder and magic when his enemy reappears. It is followed by a companion book entitled Star …

60710. Mansfield Park

Jane Austen

Mansfield Park is the third novel by Jane Austen, written at Chawton Cottage between February 1811 and 1813. It was published in May 1814 by Thomas Egerton, who published Jane Austen's two earlier novels, Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice. When the novel reached a …

60714. Things I Must Have Known

A. B. Spellman

Things I Must Have Known is a 2009 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Poetry nominee.

60718. Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of …

Joseph Stiglitz

Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy is a book on the causes and consequences of the Great Recession by economist and Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, first published in 2010 by W. W. Norton & Company. While focusing on the roots of the …

60721. Secrets of a Hollywood Super Madam

Jody 'Babydol' Gibson

Secrets of a Hollywood Super Madam is an autobiography written by Jody Gibson.

60727. The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story

Michael Rogers

The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story is a book by Michael M. Lewis published in 1999 by W. W. Norton & Company. The book focuses on the founder of several Silicon Valley companies, James H. Clark, and the entrepreneurial culture that dominated the area during the height …

60729. 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 …

60730. The Beginning

Cynthia Soroka

The Beginning is a book published in 1993 that was written by Cynthia Soroka.

60731. Lost Lansdale Series

Joe R. Lansdale

The Lost Lansdale Series is a series of four books by Joe R. Lansdale. None of the books in the Lost Lansdale series will ever be re-issued in any form including paperback. All have long since sold out.

60732. Photoshop CS2 Bible

Deke McClelland

Photoshop CS2 Bible is a book written by Deke McClelland, Robert C. Fuller, with Laurie Ulrich Fuller.

60733. Little Bear And the Marco Polo

Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear And the Marco Polo is a book published in 2010 that was written by Else Holmelund Minarik.

60735. The Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high-fantasy novel written by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 fantasy novel The Hobbit, but eventually developed into a much larger work. Written in stages between 1937 and 1949, The Lord of the …

60736. Star Ka'ats and the Winged Warriors

Andre Norton

Star Ka'ats and the Winged Warriors is a book published in 1981 that was written by Andre Norton and Dorothy Madlee.

60737. Century Rain

Alastair,

Century Rain is a 2004 noir science fiction alternate history mystery novel by Welsh author Alastair Reynolds.

60738. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

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

60740. Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Joseph Fielding Snith

Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith is a book compiling selected sermons and portions of sermons and sundry teachings of Joseph Smith, the first prophet of the Latter Day Saint movement. The title page reads as follows: Apostle Joseph Fielding Smith is generally given credit …

60742. King Lear

edited by David Bevington foreward by Joseph Papp William Sh …

King Lear is a tragedy play by William Shakespeare. It depicts the descent into madness of the title character after he disposes of his kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Based on the legend of Leir of …

60743. The Dark Chateau

Clark Ashton Smith

The Dark Chateau is a collection of poems by Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1951 and was the author's fourth book to be published by Arkham House. It was released in an edition of 563 copies. The book was intended to be a stop-gap volume representing Smith's poetry while …

60745. The Covenant

James A. Michener

The Covenant is a historical novel by American author James A. Michener, published in 1980.

60750. 4.50 from Paddington

Agatha Christie

4.50 from Paddington is a detective fiction novel by Agatha Christie, first published in November 1957. The 1961 film Murder, She Said was based on it. This work was also published in the United States as "What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw."

60751. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in …

David Shobin

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon is a non-fiction book by American author David Grann. It tells the story of the British explorer Percy Fawcett who, in 1925, disappeared with his son in the Amazon while looking for an ancient lost city. For decades, …

60753. 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 …

60755. Selby's Secret

Duncan Ball

Selby’s Secret is the first children's novel in the Selby series by Australian writer Duncan Ball, and was first published in 1985. It was reissued in 2004. I can not find the word count of this book. Also if you find it, please edit this page,get rid of this message and type in …

60756. Counterfeit for Murder

Rex Stout

"Counterfeit for Murder" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first serialized as "The Counterfeiter's Knife" in three issues of The Saturday Evening Post. It first appeared in book form in the short-story collection Homicide Trinity, published by the Viking Press in …

60759. Books of Blood, Volume I

Clive Barker

Books of Blood, Volume I is a book published in 1984 that was written by Clive Barker.

60762. The Lost Dog

Michelle de Kretser

The Lost Dog is a 2007 novel by Australian writer Michelle de Kretser.

60766. The Walking Dead Volume 15

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead Volume 15 is a book written by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard.

60770. The Cat Ate My Gymsuit

Paula Danziger

The Cat Ate My Gymsuit is a young adult novel written by Paula Danziger.

60773. The Informant

Kurt Eichwald

The Informant is a nonfiction white-collar crime book written by journalist Kurt Eichenwald and published in 2000 by Random House. It documents the mid-1990s lysine price-fixing conspiracy case and the involvement of Archer Daniels Midland executive Mark Whitacre, inspiring a …

60783. Almuric

RobrtEHoward

Almuric is a science fiction novel by Robert E. Howard. It was originally serialized in three parts in the magazine Weird Tales beginning in May 1939. The novel was first published in book form in 1964 by Ace Books. The novel features a muscular hero known on earth as Esau …

60784. Red, White and Blue Paradise

Herbert Knapp

Red, White and Blue Paradise: The American Canal in Panama is a history of the Panama Canal Zone by Herbert and Mary Knapp. It is at once an intellectual history of the Canal Zone and its host Republic, and an account of the authors' own reluctant emergence from a fashionable …

60786. How to Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carengie

How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the first best-selling self-help books ever published. Written by Dale Carnegie and first published in 1936, it has sold 15 million copies world-wide. Leon Shimkin of the publishing firm Simon & Schuster took one of the …

60792. 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 …

60794. One Cool Friend

Toni Buzzeo

When well-mannered Elliot reluctantly visits the aquarium with his distractible father, he politely asks whether he can have a penguin--and then removes one from the penguin pool to his backpack. The fun of caring for a penguin in a New England Victorian house is followed by a …

60795. Shadows Before the Sun

Kelly Gay

The electrifying sequel to the acclaimed urban fantasies The Better Part of Darkness, The Darkest Edge of Dawn, and The Hour of Dust and Ashes!Between life and death lies a chasm of pain beyond imagining. . . . Elysia may be a heavenly off-world destination, but beyond it, in …

60796. A Dance with Dragons

George R. R. Martin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Six, The Winds of WinterDubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time magazine, George R. …

60797. Sycamore Row (The Jake Brigance)

John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Don’t miss an original essay by John Grisham in the back of the book.John Grisham takes you back to where it all began. One of the most popular novels of our time, A Time to Kill established John Grisham as the master of the legal thriller. Now we …

60798. 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 …

60799. Come Sundown

Nora Roberts

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Nora Roberts now available in paperback.Come Sundown named as one of Whoopi Goldberg's "Favorite Summer Reads" on ABC's The View and one of NY Post's biggest blockbuster "Whizbang Books" of the summer.A novel of suspense, family ties, and …

60800. Cherry

Nico Walker

Jesus' Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a breakneck-paced debut novel about love, war, bank robberies, and heroin. “Nico Walker’s Cherry might be the first great novel of the opioid epidemic.” —Vulture “A miracle of literary serendipity. . . . [Walker’s] language, relentlessly …



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