The most popular books in English
from 60801 to 61000

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.

60805. Concepts in Programming Languages

John C. Mitchell

Concepts in Programming Languages is a book written by John C. Mitchell.

60807. Langston Hughes

Milton Meltzer

Langston Hughes is a book written by Milton Meltzer.

60808. The revisionist

Douglas Crase

The revisionist is a collection of poems by Douglas Crase.

60815. The Sheikh's Captive Bride

Susan Stephens

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

60820. The Opener of the Way

Robert Bloch

The Opener of the Way is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Robert Bloch. It was released in 1945 and was the author's first book. It was published by Arkham House in an edition of 2,065 copies. A British hardcover was issued by Neville Spearman in 1974, …

60825. Washington Square

Henry James

Washington Square is a short novel by Henry James. Originally published in 1880 as a serial in Cornhill Magazine and Harper's New Monthly Magazine, it is a structurally simple tragicomedy that recounts the conflict between a dull but sweet daughter and her brilliant, unemotional …

60828. Programming Languages: Application and Interpretation

Shriram Krishnamurthi

Programming Languages: Application and Interpretation is a free programming language textbook by Shriram Krishnamurthi. It is in use at over 30 universities, in several high-schools. The book differs from most other programming language texts in its attempt to wed two different …

60830. Hollywood Undercover

Ian Halperin

Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown is a non-fiction book about the culture of Hollywood society, written by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin. Halperin poses as a gay man trying to become a successful actor in Hollywood, and informs …

60836. Mystery of the Witch, Who Wouldn't

Kin Platt

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

60838. Grab Hands and Run

Frances Temple

Grab Hands and Run is a fictional adaptation of a true story written by Frances Temple. The book is written at a fourth grade level aimed at audiences 8-10. The author is actually involved in the story as she once sheltered the refuges the book writes about.

60840. Hawks of Outremer

Robert E. Howard

Hawks of Outremer is a collection of historical short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,625 copies. The stories feature Howard's character Cormac Fitzgeoffrey and was edited by Richard L. Tierney.

60843. The Book of Ptath

A.E. Van Vought

The Book of Ptath is a science fiction novel by author A. E. van Vogt. It was first published in book form in 1947 by Fantasy Press in an edition of 3,021 copies. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Unknown in October 1943. The book has also appeared under the …

60844. Conan and the Grim Grey God

Sean A. Moore

Conan and the Grim Grey God is a fantasy novel written by Sean A. Moore featuring Robert E. Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in trade paperback by Tor Books in November 1996; a regular paperback edition followed from the same …

60847. Three Men in a Boat

Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men in a Boat, published in 1889, is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kingston upon Thames to Oxford and back to Kingston. The book was initially intended to be a serious travel guide, with accounts of …

60848. Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth

Margaret Atwood

Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth is a non-fiction book written by Margaret Atwood, about the nature of debt, for the 2008 Massey Lectures. Each of the book's five chapters was delivered as a one hour lecture in a different Canadian city, beginning in St. John's, …

60851. 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 …

60853. The Getting of Wisdom

Henry Handel Richardson

The Getting of Wisdom is a novel by Australian novelist Henry Handel Richardson. It was first published in 1910, and has almost always been in print ever since.

60856. 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 …

60860. 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, …

60864. Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global …

Natana DeLong-Bas

Wahhabi Islam: From Revival and Reform to Global Jihad, is a book by academic Natana J. DeLong-Bas, published in 2004 by Oxford University Press. It is based "on a close study of the 14 volumes" of collected works of Wahhabism's founder, Ibn Abd al-Wahhab and has been called …

60866. Maximum Fantastic Four

Stan Lee

Maximum Fantastic Four is a 224-page coffee table art book focused on the art of Jack Kirby in 1961's Fantastic Four #1. This project was conceived of and orchestrated by Walter Mosley. It has been reprinted numerous times.

60869. 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 …

60870. Birds of Australia: A Summary of Information

J. D MacDonald

Birds of Australia: A Summary of Information is a compact handbook on Australian birds published in 1973. It was authored by the originally British ornithologist James David Macdonald who moved permanently to Australia in 1968 following his retirement from a long career with the …

60871. The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White is Wilkie Collins' fifth published novel, written in 1859. It is considered to be among the first mystery novels and is widely regarded as one of the first in the genre of "sensation novels". The story is sometimes considered an early example of detective …

60879. Kabumpo in Oz

Lyman Frank Baum

Kabumpo in Oz is the sixteenth Oz book, and the second written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was the first Oz book fully credited to her. This is the last Oz book to enter in the public domain by means of automatic copyright expiration. There are, however, other later OZ Books in …

60882. If Rock & Roll Were a Machine

Terry Davis

If Rock & Roll Were a Machine is a young adult novel written by Terry Davis. It was first published in 1993 and was re-released in a new edition in March 2003. Despite its title, it has little to do with machines and less to do with rock and roll: it primarily focuses on the …

60888. The Guardian

Nicholas

The Guardian is the 7th novel by American writer Nicholas Sparks. The book is a love story/thriller about a Great Dane named Singer who is the pet of a widow named Julie who is trying to find a new life partner. Among those she considers are Mike, an old friend of hers, and …

60889. 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 …

60894. 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 …

60895. Jaws

Peter Benchley

Jaws is a 1974 novel by Peter Benchley. It tells the story of a great white shark that preys upon a small resort town and the voyage of three men trying to kill it. The novel grows out of Benchley's interest in shark attacks after he learned about the exploits of shark fisherman …

60896. The Left Hand of God

Paul Hoffman

Following the bestselling novels The Left Hand of God and The Last Four Things comes the final installment of Paul Hoffman’s stark, epic trilogy. Thomas Cale has been running from the truth….Since discovering that his brutal military training has been for one purpose—to destroy …

60897. Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, …

Steven Pinker

"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates "A terrific book...[Pinker] recounts the progress across a broad array of metrics, from health to wars, the environment to happiness, equal rights to quality of life." --The New York TimesThe follow-up to Pinker's groundbreaking …

60900. Fourth Generation Evaluation

Egon Guba

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

60903. The Periodic Table of Science Fiction

Michael Swanwick

The Periodic Table of Science Fiction is a collection of 118 very short stories by science fiction author Michael Swanwick. Each story is named after an element in the periodic table, including the then-undiscovered Ununseptium. The stories were commissioned to run on Eileen …

60906. Now Sheba sings the song

Maya Angelou

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

60909. Wolf Sisters

Susan Price

The Wolf-Sisters is a historical fantasy novel by Susan Price. It is set in the Viking society of an undetermined country, where the majority of the population, including its king, queen and court, believe in the old Norse gods. Its plot is central to Kenelm Aetheling, the main …

60911. The Murder of a Shopping Bag Lady

Brian Kates

The Murder of a Shopping Bag Lady is a book written by Brian Kates.

60913. Helga's Web

Jon Cleary

Helga's Web was a 1970 novel by Australian author Jon Cleary, the second to feature his detective hero Scobie Malone. Cleary did not originally intend to use the character again but wanted to write about the construction of the new Sydney Opera House and thought the detective …



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