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.

7202. The Looking Glass War

John le Carré

John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim. THE LOOKING GLASS WAR Once upon a time the distinction had been clear: …

7203. Capitalism and Freedom

Milton Friedman

Capitalism and Freedom is a book by Milton Friedman originally published in 1962 by the University of Chicago Press which discusses the role of economic capitalism in liberal society. It sold over 400,000 copies in the first eighteen years and more than half a million since …

7204. Mr Nice

Howard Marks

Mr. Nice is the autobiography of former drug dealer Howard Marks. Published in 1996 it became an international bestseller due in large part to the humour and unabashed bravado the author uses to describe his life and the sheer scale of his drug deals involving, amongst others, …

7205. The Practice of the Presence of God

Brother Lawrence

The Practice of the Presence of God is a book of collected teachings of Brother Lawrence, a 17th-century Carmelite monk. Compiled by Father Joseph de Beaufort. The compilation includes letters, as well as records of his conversations kept by Brother Lawrence's interlocutors. The …

7206. No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future …

Reza Aslan

A fascinating, accessible introduction to Islam from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller ZealotThough it is the fastest-growing religion in the world, Islam remains shrouded in ignorance and fear for much of the West. In No god but God, Reza Aslan, an internationally …

7208. The Mystery at Lilac Inn

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery At Lilac Inn is the fourth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1931 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. Mildred Wirt Benson was the ghostwriter for the 1931 edition. In 1961, Harriet Stratemeyer Adams extensively revised the …

7209. Paris in the Twentieth Century (the lost novel)

Jules Verne

Paris in the Twentieth Century is a science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The book presents Paris in August 1960, 97 years in Verne's future, where society places value only on business and technology. Written in 1863 but first published 131 years later, the novel follows a …

7211. Yertle the Turtle, and Other Stories

Dr. Seuss

Yet more wisdom cast down from high atop Mt. Seuss, this cheerful trio of tales teaches some valuable lessons in humility--thanks to a sharp-eyed worm, a bragging bear and rabbit, a fuzzy-tailed bird, and a couple hundred turtles led by their foolish King Yertle. Yertle's story …

7212. The Will to Power

Friedrich Nietzsche

The Will to Power is a book of notes drawn from the literary remains of philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche by his sister Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche and Heinrich Köselitz. The Will to Power is also the title of a work that Nietzsche himself had considered writing. The work was …

7213. The Godwulf Manuscript

Robert B. Parker

The Godwulf Manuscript is the debut crime novel by Robert B. Parker

7214. SilverFin

Charlie Higson

SilverFin is the first novel in the Young Bond series that depicts Ian Fleming's superspy James Bond as a teenager in the 1930s. It was written by Charlie Higson and released in the United Kingdom on March 3, 2005 by Puffin Books in conjunction with a large marketing campaign; a …

7215. Flight of the Nighthawks

Raymond E. Feist

Flight of the Nighthawks is a fantasy novel by Raymond E. Feist. It is the first book in the Darkwar Saga and was published in 2005. It was followed by Into a Dark Realm which was published in 2006.

7216. The Silent Blade

R. A. Salvatore

The Silent Blade is the first book of the Legend of Drizzt grouping Paths of Darkness. It is the third to last book in the Legend of Drizzt series and is followed by The Spine of the World which came out the next year. It was released in June 1998 from TSR and then later from …

7223. Carmilla

Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla is a Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and one of the early works of vampire fiction. It was first published in 1871 as a serial narrative in The Dark Blue. It tells the story of a young woman's susceptibility to the attentions of a female vampire named …

7224. Superior Saturday

Garth Nix

Superior Saturday is the sixth novel by Garth Nix in his The Keys to the Kingdom series. It follows the pattern set by the five previous novels. Superior Saturday, like many books of the Keys to the Kingdom series, was first released in Australia, being released in early June …

7225. Dark Guardian

Christine Feehan

Dark Guardian is a paranormal/suspense novel written by American author Christine Feehan. Published in 2002, 9th book in the Dark Series, and focuses on Jaxon and Lucian.

7226. Fudge-a-Mania

Judy Blume

Fudge-a-Mania is a 1990 children's novel by Judy Blume and the third in the Fudge series.

7231. Blacksad, Vol. 1

Juan Díaz Canales

Meet John Blacksad, a cat in the shadows. Imagine New York as a city of criminal rats, jazz-playing gorillas and rhino thugs. Enter a mystery where the suspects have tails. Enter the world of Blacksad. Natalia Wilford is a famous actress. To the world, she had everything anybody …

7232. To Green Angel Tower

Tad Williams

To Green Angel Tower is the third and final novel in Tad Williams' Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy. At over 520,000 words, it is one of the longest novels ever written. Due to the length of the novel, the paperback version had to be split into two separate volumes, known as To …

7234. The Village of Stepanchikovo

Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij

The Village of Stepanchikovo, also known as The Friend of the Family, is a novel written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and first published in 1859.

7235. Flights of Love

Bernhard Schlink

Flights of Love sees Bernhard Schlink build on the success of his international bestselling debut novel, The Reader, with a clutch of short stories that tell of the variety of love, distilled into seven splinters of narrative. The pick of the seven, the opening "Girl with …

7237. Shane

Jack Schaefer

He rode into our valley in the summer of ’89, a slim man, dressed in black. “Call me Shane,” he said. He never told us more.There was a deadly calm in the valley that summer, a slow, climbing tension that seemed to focus on Shane.“There’s something about him,” Mother said. …

7238. Wringer

Jerry Spinelli

Newbery Honor Book * ALA Notable Children's Book "Deeply felt. Presents a moral question with great care and sensitivity." —The New York Times"A spellbinding story about rites of passage." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)"A realistic story with the intensity of a fable." —The …

7239. The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

Oscar Hijuelos

The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love is a 1989 novel by Oscar Hijuelos. It is about the lives of two Cuban brothers and musicians, Cesar and Nestor Castillo, who immigrate to the United States and settle in New York City in the early 1950s. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for …

7240. Under the Net

Iris Murdoch

Under the Net was the first novel of Iris Murdoch, published in 1954. Set in London, it is the story of a struggling young writer, Jake Donaghue. Its mixture of the philosophical and the picaresque has made it one of Murdoch's most popular. It was dedicated to Raymond Queneau. …

7241. The Complaints

Ian Rankin

Nobody likes The Complaints--they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as "The Dark Side," and it's where Malcolm Fox works. He's a serious man with a father in a nursing home and a sister who persists in an abusive relationship, …

7242. Defying Hitler: A Memoir

Sebastian Haffner

Defying Hitler: A Memoir is a book by Sebastian Haffner.

7244. Home of the Gentry

Ivan Turgenev

Home of the Gentry is a novel by Ivan Turgenev published in the January 1859 issue of Sovremennik. It was enthusiastically received by the Russian society and remained his least controversial and most widely read novel until the end of the 19th century. It was turned into a …

7245. Midnight Predator

Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Midnight Predator is a vampire novel written by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, published in 2002 when the author was 18. The novel was an ALA Quick Pick and “a must-read” according to School Library Journal, who also wrote that “the plot and characters are so skillfully intertwined that …

7246. A good year

Peter Mayle

The writer with a claim to being the world’s foremost literary escape artist is back, with an intoxicating novel about the business and pleasure of wine, set in his beloved Provence. Max Skinner has recently lost his job at a London financial firm and just as recently learned …

7247. War Trash

Ha Jin

Ha Jin’s masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War. In 1951 Yu Yuan, a scholarly and self-effacing clerical officer in Mao’s “volunteer” army, is taken …

7248. Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing with Fire

Derek Landy

Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing With Fire is the second novel in the Skulduggery Pleasant novels written by Derek Landy. The story continues one year after the events of the first book, which deals with the undead wizard and detective, Skulduggery Pleasant and his …

7249. Night Chills

Dean Koontz

Night Chills is a suspense novel by best-selling author Dean Koontz originally published in 1976.

7251. The Inheritors

William Golding

Eight Neanderthals encounter another race of beings like themselves, yet strangely different. This new race, Homo sapiens, fascinating in their skills and sophistication, terrifying in their cruelty, sense of guilt, and incipient corruption, spell doom for the more gentle folk …

7252. Mother of Pearl

Melinda Haynes

Mother of Pearl is a novel by Melinda Haynes, and was chosen as an Oprah's Book Club selection, June 1999. The audio version is performed by Nana Visitor.

7253. Uses of Literature, The

Italo Calvino

In these widely praised essays, Calvino reflects on literature as process, the great narrative game in the course of which writer and reader are challenged to understand the world. Calvino himself made the selection of pieces to be included in this volume. Translated by Patrick …

7255. Mrs. Mike

Nancy and Benedict Freedman

Mrs. Mike, the Story of Katherine Mary Flannigan is a novel by Benedict and Nancy Freedman set in the Canadian wilderness during the early 1900s. Considered by some a young-adult classic, Mrs. Mike was initially serialized in the Atlantic Monthly and was the March 1947 selection …

7256. Devil May Care

Sebastian Faulks

Devil May Care is a James Bond continuation novel written by Sebastian Faulks. It was published in the UK by Penguin Books on 28 May 2008, the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ian Fleming, the creator of Bond. The story centres on Bond's investigation into Dr Julius Gorner, a …

7257. The Book of Dave

Will Self

The Book of Dave is a 2006 novel by English author Will Self.

7258. Prometheus Rising

Robert Anton Wilson

Prometheus Rising is a book by Robert Anton Wilson first published in 1983. It is a guide book of "how to get from here to there", an amalgam of Timothy Leary's 8-circuit model of consciousness, Gurdjieff's self-observation exercises, Alfred Korzybski's general semantics, …

7259. The Walking Dead, Vol. 5

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead, Vol. 5 is a book written by Charlie Adlard and Robert Kirkman.

7261. The Star Beast

Robert A. Heinlein

The Star Beast is a 1954 science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein about a high school senior who discovers that his extraterrestrial pet is more than it appears to be. The novel, somewhat abridged, was originally serialised in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction as …

7262. The Eleventh Hour

Graeme Base

The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery is an illustrated children's book by Graeme Base. In it, Horace the Elephant holds a party for his eleventh birthday, to which he invites his ten best friends to play eleven games and share in a feast that he has prepared. However, at the …

7263. Bambi, a Life in the Woods

Felix Salten

Bambi, a Life in the Woods, originally published in Austria as Bambi. Eine Lebensgeschichte aus dem Walde is a 1923 Austrian novel written by Felix Salten and published by Ullstein Verlag. The novel traces the life of Bambi, a male roe deer, from his birth through childhood, the …

7264. The Dragon Token

Melanie Rawn

The Dragon Token is a novel written by author Melanie Rawn. It is the second book of the Dragon Star trilogy.

7265. The Bronze Bow

Elizabeth George Speare

The Bronze Bow is a book by Elizabeth George Speare that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1962.

7266. The Star Fraction

Ken MacLeod

The Star Fraction is Ken MacLeod's first novel, published in 1995. The major themes are radical political thinking, a functional anarchist microstate, oppression, and revolution. The action takes place in a balkanized UK, about halfway into the 21st century. The novel was …

7268. Moby Dick: Or, the White Whale (An Abridged Edition)

Herman Melville

Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville considered an outstanding work of Romanticism and the American Renaissance. Ishmael narrates the monomaniacal quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, a white whale which on a previous voyage …

7269. Seeker (Alex Benedict, Book 3)

Jack McDevitt

With Polaris, multiple Nebula Award-nominee Jack McDevitt reacquainted readers with Alex Benedict, his hero from A Talent for War. Alex and his assistant, Chase Kolpath, return to investigate the provenance of the cup. Alex and Chase follow a deadly trail to the Seeker - …

7270. The Phoenix and the Carpet

E. Nesbit

The Phoenix and the Carpet is a fantasy novel for children, written by E. Nesbit and first published in 1904. It is the second in a trilogy of novels that begins with Five Children and It, and follows the adventures of the same five children: Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and the …

7271. Eline Vere: A Novel of The Hague

Louis Couperus

Louis Couperus was catapulted to prominence in 1889 with Eline Vere, a psychological masterpiece inspired by Flaubert and Tolstoy. Eline Vere is a young heiress: dreamy, impulsive, and subject to bleak moods. Though beloved among her large coterie of friends and relations, there …

7272. Angels of the Universe

Einar Már Guðmundsson

Angels of the Universe is a 1995 novel by Icelandic author Einar Már Guðmundsson. It won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 1995.

7273. Ice Station Zebra

Alistair MacLean

Ice Station Zebra is a 1963 thriller novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. It marked a return to MacLean's classic Arctic setting. After completing this novel, whose plot line parallels real-life events during the Cold War, MacLean retired from writing for three …

7275. The Castle in the Attic

Elizabeth Winthrop

The Castle in the Attic is a children's fantasy novel by Elizabeth Winthrop, first published in 1985. The novel has won the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award and the California Young Reader Medal. It has also been nominated for twenty-three state book awards.

7276. Alta

Mercedes Lackey

Alta is the second book in the Dragon Jousters tetralogy by Mercedes Lackey. It is set in a fictionalized version of the pre-Pharaonic Lower Kingdom of Egypt. Lackey stated on her website that she intended Alta to be a fusion of predynastic Lower Egypt and Atlantis, with more …

7277. Love's executioner, and other tales of psychotherapy

Irvin D. Yalom

The collection of ten absorbing tales by master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter. In recounting his patients' dilemmas, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into …

7278. Cities of Salt

Munif Abdal rachmann

Cities of Salt is a novel by Abdul Rahman Munif. It was first published in Beirut in 1984 and was immediately recognized as a major work of Arab literature. It was translated into English by Peter Theroux. The novel, and the quintet of which it is the first volume, describes the …

7279. Abyssinian

Jean-Christophe Rufin

At the heart of Jean-Christophe Rufin's marvelous first novel is a nugget of truth: in the year 1699, Louis XIV of France sent an embassy to the King of Abyssinia (modern-day Ethiopia). From this small fact Rufin has spun a mesmerizing tale of adventure, romance, and political …

7281. The Little House

Virginia Lee Burton

The Little House is a 1942 book written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton.

7282. Tongues of Serpents

Naomi Novik

Convicted of treason despite their heroic defense against Napoleon’s invasion of England, Temeraire and Capt. Will Laurence have been transported to a prison colony in distant Australia—and into a hornet’s nest of fresh complications. The colony is in turmoil after the overthrow …

7284. Predator's Gold

Philip Reeve

Predator's Gold is the second of four novels in Philip Reeve's series for young adults, the Mortal Engines Quartet.

7286. The Road to Reality

Roger Penrose

The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe is a book on modern physics by the British mathematical physicist Roger Penrose, published in 2004. It covers the basics of the Standard Model of particle physics, discussing general relativity and quantum …

7287. Medium Raw

Anthony Bourdain

Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook is a memoir by Anthony Bourdain and the follow-up to Bourdain's bestselling Kitchen Confidential. Medium Raw addresses Bourdain's rise to stardom following the success of Kitchen Confidential. No longer …

7291. Black Sheep

Georgette Heyer

Black Sheep is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer which was first published in 1966. The story is set in 1816/1817.

7292. The Murder Farm

Andrea Maria Schenkel

The Murder Farm is a book written by Andrea Maria Schenkel.

7293. The Mark of the Angel

Nancy Huston

From Nancy Huston, a Canadian writer who's lived in France for a couple of decades, comes a modest proposal in the form of a novel: Maybe millennial fiction shouldn't look forward. Maybe it should look back to the shames and sadnesses of the 20th century. The Mark of the Angel, …

7294. Gideon the Cutpurse

Linda Buckley-Archer

Previously published as GIDEON THE CUTPURSE 1763 Gideon Seymour, thief and gentleman, hides from the villainous Tar Man. Suddenly the sky peels away like fabric and from the gaping hole fall two curious-looking children. Peter Schock and Kate Dyer have fallen straight from the …

7295. The Book of Daniel

E. L. Doctorow

The Book of Daniel is semi-historical novel by E. L. Doctorow, loosely based on the lives, trial and execution of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. Doctorow tells the story of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson through the persons of their older son, Daniel, and his sister, Susan, who are …

7296. Vipers' Tangle

François Mauriac

“Mauriac’s best novel.”—Catholic World “A lucid and penetrating study . . . Mauriac proves himself as good a storyteller as he is a psychologist.”—The New York Times “A most admirable and exciting novel.”—New StatesmanThe masterpiece of one of the twentieth century’s greatest …

7297. The Basketball Diaries

Jim Carroll

The Basketball Diaries is a 1978 memoir written by author and musician Jim Carroll. It is an edited collection of the diaries he kept between the ages of twelve and sixteen. Set in New York City, they detail his daily life, sexual experiences, high school basketball career, Cold …

7298. Obasan

Joy Kogawa

Obasan is a novel by the Japanese-Canadian author Joy Kogawa. First published by Lester and Orpen Dennys in 1981, it chronicles Canada's internment and persecution of its citizens of Japanese descent during World War II from the perspective of a young child. In 2005, it was the …

7299. The Diviners

Margaret Laurence

The Diviners is a novel by Margaret Laurence. Published by McClelland & Stewart in 1974, it was Laurence's final novel, and is considered one of the classics of Canadian literature. The novel won the Governor General's Award for English language fiction in 1974. The …

7300. Jumanji

Chris Van Allsburg

Jumanji is a 1981 fantasy children's picture book, written and illustrated by the American author Chris Van Allsburg. It was made into a 1995 film of the same name. Both the book and the film are about a magical board game that implements real animals and other jungle elements …

7301. The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a …

Nikki Sixx

The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star is a book co-written by Nikki Sixx, bassist of the rock band Mötley Crüe, and Ian Gittins. Additional reflections on the period from Sixx and others are interspersed throughout the book. The book also includes many …

7302. Lark and Termite

Jayne Anne Phillips

Lark and Termite is a book by Jayne Anne Phillips.

7304. The thirteenth house

Sharon Shinn

The thirteenth house is a book published in 2006 that was written by Sharon Shinn.

7305. The Forever War

Dexter Filkins

The Forever War is a non-fiction book by American journalist Dexter Filkins about his observations on assignment in Afghanistan and Iraq during the 2001 War in Afghanistan and the Iraq War. As a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, Dexter Filkins has covered the wars in …

7307. The King Beyond the Gate

David Gemmell

The King Beyond The Gate is a fantasy novel by David Gemmell. It was published in 1985. It was the second book published by Gemmell, after Legend, published a year earlier. The book is set in the same fictional world as Legend, that of the Drenai, but is not a sequel in the …

7308. The Mating Season

P. G. Wodehouse

Fans of P. G. Wodehouse's comic genius are legion, and their devotion to his masterful command of the hilarity borders on an obsession. The Mating Season is a time of love, mistaken identity, and mishap for Bertie, Gussie Fink-Nottle and other guests staying at Deverill …

7309. The Citadel of the Autarch

Gene Wolfe

The Citadel of the Autarch is a science fantasy novel by Gene Wolfe, first released in 1983. It is the fourth and final volume in the four-volume series, The Book of the New Sun.

7310. Stark

Ben Elton

Stark is a 1989 novel by comedian Ben Elton. It was commercially and critically successful in the United Kingdom and Australia. It was Elton's first novel, and launched his writing career. Stark was reprinted 23 times in its first year, and ultimately sold well over a million …

7311. Bullet

Laurell K. Hamilton

Bullet is the nineteenth book in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series of horror/mystery/erotica novels by Laurell K. Hamilton. It debuted at #2 on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller List.

7312. The Throne of Fire

Rick Riordan

The Throne of Fire is a 2011 fantasy adventure novel written by Rick Riordan. It is the second novel in The Kane Chronicles series, which tells of the adventures of modern day fourteen-year-old Carter Kane and his twelve-year-old sister - Sadie Kane, as they discover that they …

7313. Lost in the Funhouse

John Barth

Lost in the Funhouse is a short story collection by American author John Barth. The postmodern stories are extremely self-conscious and self-reflexive and are considered to exemplify metafiction. Though Barth's reputation rests mainly on his long novels, the stories "Night-Sea …

7314. Seedfolks

Paul Fleischman

Seedfolks is a short children's novel written by Paul Fleischman, with illustrations by Judy Pedersen. The story is told by a diverse cast of characters living on Gibb Street in Cleveland, Ohio, each from a different ethnic group. Chapter by chapter, each character describes the …

7315. The Varieties of Scientific Experience

Carl Sagan

The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God is a book consisting of a series of lectures by astronomer Carl Sagan, which was first published in 2006, which was 10 years after his death. The title is a reference to The Varieties of Religious …

7316. Word of Honor

Nelson DeMille

Word of Honor is the fifth major novel by American writer Nelson DeMille and the first which involves the Vietnam War. It was originally published in 1985 by Warner Books. Time Magazine referred to it as "The Caine Mutiny of the 80's", while Publishers Weekly stated that it is …

7319. Song of Albion

Stephen R. Lawhead

The Paradise War: Song of Albion, Book One is a fantasy novel published by Zondervan, the first book in the Song of Albion trilogy series by Stephen Lawhead. Revolving around a pair of university graduate students who accidentally stumble upon a magical land named Albion, it was …

7321. Jack the Bodiless

Julian May

In the year 2051, Earth stood on the brink of acceptance as full member of the Galactic Milieu, a confederation of worlds spread across the galaxy. Leading humanity was the powerful Remillard family, but somebody--or something--known only as "Fury" wanted them out of the …

7322. Utopia

Lincoln Child

Utopia is the first solo novel by Lincoln Child published in 2002. It is set in a futuristic amusement park called Utopia, a park that relies heavily on holographics and robotics. Dr. Andrew Warne, the man who designed the program that runs the park's robots, is called in to …

7323. Slow River

Nicola Griffith

Slow River is British writer Nicola Griffith's second science fiction novel, first published in 1995. It won the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the Lambda Literary Award in 1996.

7325. The Unknown Ajax

Georgette Heyer

The Unknown Ajax is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. The story is set in 1817.

7326. Across the River and into the Trees

Ernest Hemingway

Across the River and Into the Trees is a novel by American writer Ernest Hemingway, published by Charles Scribner's Sons in September 1950, first serialized in Cosmopolitan magazine. The title is derived from the last words of U.S. Civil War Confederate General Thomas J. …

7327. Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Aron Ralston

Between a Rock and a Hard Place is the autobiography of Aron Ralston. Published in 2004, the book predominantly recounts Ralston's experience being trapped in Blue John Canyon in the Utah desert and how he was forced to amputate his own right arm with a dull multi-tool in order …

7328. For Us, The Living: A Comedy of Customs

Robert A. Heinlein

For Us, The Living: A Comedy of Customs is a science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein, written in 1938 but published for the first time in 2003. Heinlein admirer and science fiction author Spider Robinson titled his introductory essay "RAH DNA", as he believes this first, …

7329. The Idea of Perfection

Kate Grenville

The Idea of Perfection is a 1999 novel by Australian author Kate Grenville.

7331. The Fuller Memorandum

Charles Stross

The Fuller Memorandum is the third novel by Charles Stross in his "Laundry" series of Lovecraftian spy thrillers. The previous novels in the series were The Atrocity Archives and The Jennifer Morgue. In all three novels the protagonist is Bob Howard, an agent for the …

7332. The Iron Hand of Mars

Lindsey Davis

The Iron Hand of Mars is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis.

7333. Creation

Gore Vidal

Creation is an epic historical fiction novel by Gore Vidal published in 1981. In 2002 he published a restored version, reinstating four chapters that a previous editor had cut and adding a brief foreword explaining what had happened and why he had restored the cut chapters.

7334. Spin State

Chris Moriarty

Spin State is a book written by Chris Moriarty.

7335. Playback

Raymond Chandler

Playback is the final complete novel by Raymond Chandler, which features his iconic creation Philip Marlowe. It was published in 1958, the year before his death.

7336. A Hymn Before Battle

John Ringo

A Hymn Before Battle is the first book in John Ringo's Legacy of the Aldenata series. Earth is introduced to extraterrestrial life by the Galactics, who tell the leaders of the World that an invasion by another alien race, the Posleen, is coming. Earth's military forces are made …

7337. Old Man's Cave

Jeff Smith

A showdown with the rat creatures and a secret ceremony by moonlight; revelations and battles: The Bone cousins are in the thick of it once again!The thrilling BONE saga continues in book six. As war spreads through the valley, the Bone cousins join Gran'ma Ben and Lucius at Old …

7338. Zombie

Joyce Carol Oates

A hero who gets into the mind of a serial killer is a fixture of television crime shows, but such stories are usually disappointing, because the viewer knows it's just a gimmick. Not so with this unusual little novel, which The New York Times called a "note-perfect, horror-comic …

7339. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is the final set of twelve Sherlock Holmes short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle first published in the Strand Magazine between October 1921 and April 1927.

7341. Foreskin's Lament: A Memoir

Shalom Auslander

Foreskin's Lament: A Memoir is a book by Shalom Auslander. The book chronicles his upbringing as an Orthodox Jew and his efforts to break free from it. Portions of the book have been featured in various media, including the PRI program This American Life.

7342. Cathedral

Nelson DeMille

St. Patrick's Day, New York City. Everyone is celebrating, but everyone is in for the shock of his life. Born into the heat and hatred of the Northern Ireland conflict, IRA man Brian Flynn has masterminded a brilliant terrorist act -- the seizure of Saint Patrick's Cathedral. …

7343. Imperial Earth

Arthur C. Clarke

Imperial Earth is a science fiction novel written by Arthur C. Clarke, and published in time for the U.S. bicentennial in 1976 by Ballantine Books. The plot follows the protagonist, Duncan Makenzie, on a trip to Earth from his home on Titan, ostensibly for a diplomatic visit to …

7344. Phoenix

Steven Brust

Phoenix is the fifth book in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos series, set in the fantasy world of Dragaera. Originally published in 1990 by Ace Books, it was reprinted in 2002 along with Taltos in the omnibus The Book of Taltos. Following the trend of the Vlad Taltos books, it is …

7346. Cocaine Nights

J. G. Ballard

Cocaine Nights is a 1996 novel by J. G. Ballard. Like Super-Cannes that followed it, it deals with the idea of dystopian resort communities which maintain their seemingly perfect balance via a number of dark secrets.

7349. The State And Revolution

Vladimir Lenin

The State and Revolution, by Vladimir Lenin, describes the role of the State in society, the necessity of proletarian revolution, and the theoretic inadequacies of social democracy in achieving revolution to establish the dictatorship of the proletariat. The State and Revolution …

7350. The Brothers Karamazov Volume 2

Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij

Why buy our paperbacks? Expedited shipping High Quality Paper Made in USA Standard Font size of 10 for all books 30 Days Money Back Guarantee BEWARE of Low-quality sellers Don't buy cheap paperbacks just to save a few dollars. Most of them use low-quality papers & binding. …

7351. Family Sayings

Natalia Ginzburg

Family Sayings is a novel by the Italian author Natalia Ginzburg, first published in 1963. It is a semi-biographical description of aspects of the daily life of her family, dominated by her father, the renowned histologist, Giuseppe Levi. The book is both an ironic and …

7352. Elmer Gantry

Sinclair Lewis

This audiobook, read by Anthony Heald, is the Winner of the 2009 Audie® Award for Best Literary Fiction. Elmer Gantry is the portrait of a silver-tongued evangelist who rises to power within his church, yet lives a life of hypocrisy, sensuality, and ruthless self-indulgence. The …

7353. Strong Motion

Jonathan Franzen

The critically acclaimed second novel from the author of 'The Corrections'. 'Strong Motion' is the brilliant, bold second novel from the bestselling and critically acclaimed author of 'The Corrections' and 'Freedom'. Louis Holland arrives in Boston in a spring of strange …

7354. A Grave Talent

Laurie R. King

This gripping debut of the Kate Martinelli mystery series won the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery, generating wide critical acclaim and moving Laurie R. King into the upper tier of the genre. As A Grave Talent begins, the unthinkable has happened in a small community outside …

7355. Felicia's Journey

William Trevor

`You're beautiful,' Johnny told her and so, full of hope, seventeen-year-old Felicia crosses the Irish Sea to England to find her lover and tell him she is pregnant. Desperately searching for Johnny in the bleak post-industrial Midlands, she is, instead, found by Mr Hilditch, a …

7356. The Fist of God

Frederick Forsyth

The Fist of God is a 1994 suspense novel by British writer Frederick Forsyth. Featuring a story set during the Persian Gulf War, the novel details an Allied effort to find a suspected Iraqi nuclear weapon. The story features the brothers Mike and Terry Martin who also appear in …

7357. The investigation

Stanisław Lem

The Investigation is a science fiction/detective novel by the Polish writer Stanisław Lem, published in 1959. The novel is set in a typically foggy London. A young Scotland Yard lieutenant is charged to investigate the mysterious disappearance of corpses from London morgues. The …

7358. The Gift of Asher Lev

Chaim Potok

The Gift of Asher Lev is a novel by Chaim Potok, published in 1990. It is a sequel to Potok's novel My Name is Asher Lev.

7359. The Breadwinner

Deborah Ellis

Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city. Parvana's father — a history teacher until his school was bombed and his health destroyed — works from a blanket on the ground in the marketplace, …

7360. Those Who Hunt the Night

Barbara Hambly

Those Who Hunt the Night is a 1988 vampire/mystery novel by Barbara Hambly. It won the Locus Award winner for Best Horror Novel in 1989.

7362. Hollywood Babylon

Kenneth Anger

Hollywood Babylon is a book by avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger which details the sordid scandals of many famous and infamous Hollywood denizens from the 1900s to the 1950s. First published in the US in 1965, it was banned ten days later and would not be republished until …

7363. Hornblower and the Crisis

C. S. Forester

Hornblower and the Crisis is a 1967 historical novel by C. S. Forester. It forms part of the Horatio Hornblower series, and as a result of C.S. Forester's death in 1966, it was left unfinished. There is a one-page summary of the last several chapters of the book found on the …

7364. Pretend You Don't See Her

Mary Higgins Clark

Pretend You Don't See Her is a 1997 novel by Mary Higgins Clark.

7365. The Return of the Soldier

Rebecca West

The Return of the Soldier is the debut novel of English novelist Rebecca West, first published in 1918. The novel recounts the return of the shell shocked Captain Chris Baldry from the trenches of The First World War from the perspective of his female cousin Jenny. The novel …

7367. Among the Thugs

Bill Buford

Among the Thugs: The Experience, and the Seduction, of Crowd Violence is a 1990 work of journalism by American writer Bill Buford documenting football hooliganism in the United Kingdom. Buford, who lived in the UK at the time, became interested in crowd hooliganism when, on his …

7368. Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and …

Dan Savage

Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America is a non-fiction book by Dan Savage, first published in 2002 by Dutton. The book examines the concept of happiness in American culture, as obtained by indulging in each of the Seven Deadly …

7369. The Bull from the Sea

Mary Renault

The Bull from the Sea is the sequel to Mary Renault's The King Must Die. It continues the story of the mythological hero Theseus after his return from Crete.

7371. China Mountain Zhang

Maureen F. McHugh

Winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Memorial Award, the Lambda Literary Award, the Locus Award for Best First Novel, and a Hugo and Nebula Award nominee.With this groundbreaking novel, Maureen F. McHugh established herself as one of the decade's best science fiction writers. In its …

7372. The Walking Dead, Book 1

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead, Book 1 is a 2006 book by Robert Kirkman.

7373. Heechee Rendezvous

edited by Frederik Pohl

Heechee Rendezvous is a science fiction novel by the American writer Frederik Pohl, published in 1984 by the Del Rey imprint of Ballantine Books. It is a sequel to Gateway and Beyond the Blue Event Horizon, and is set about two decades after the former. It has been cataloged as …

7374. Green Grass, Running Water

Thomas King

Green Grass, Running Water is a 1993 novel by Thomas King, a writer of Cherokee and Greek/German-American descent, and United States and Canadian dual citizenship. He was born and grew up in the United States, and has lived in Canada since 1980. The novel is set in a …

7375. The Faithful Spy

Alex Berenson

The Faithful Spy is a novel by New York Times reporter Alex Berenson. The novel won an Edgar award for Best First novel. It was published in 2006 by Random House and deals with the September 11th terrorist attacks.

7376. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Harold Abelson

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs is a textbook aiming to teach the principles of computer programming, such as abstraction in programming, metalinguistic abstraction, recursion, interpreters, and modular programming. It is widely considered a classic text in …

7377. Children of the Arbat

Anatoly Rybakov

Children of the Arbat is a novel by Anatoly Rybakov that recounts the era in the Soviet Union of the build-up to the Congress of the Victors, the early years of the second Five Year Plan and the circumstances of the murder of Sergey Kirov prior to the beginning of the Great …

7378. Future Shock

Alvin Toffler

Future Shock is a book written by the futurist Alvin Toffler in 1970. In the book, Toffler defines the term "future shock" as a certain psychological state of individuals and entire societies. His shortest definition for the term is a personal perception of "too much change in …

7379. No Place Like Home

Mary Higgins Clark

No Place Like Home is a thriller novel written by Mary Higgins Clark and published in 2005.

7381. The Clan Corporate

Charles Stross

The Clan Corporate is the third book of Charles Stross' alternate history, science fiction series The Merchant Princes. It is the first part of the series' second story.

7382. All the Colors of Darkness

Peter Robinson

All the Colours of Darkness is the eighteenth novel by English detective fiction writer Peter Robinson in the multi award-winning Inspector Banks series of novels. The novel was first printed in 2008, but has been reprinted a number of times since.

7383. Blue Heaven

C. J. Box

Blue Heaven is a stand-alone novel by author C.J. Box, known for his popular Joe Pickett crime novels. It was published by Minotaur Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, and won the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 2009.

7384. Under the Jolly Roger

L.A. Meyer

Under the Jolly Roger is a young adult historical fiction novel set in the early 19th century. It is the third book in a series by L.A. Meyer. The story began in Bloody Jack and Curse of the Blue Tattoo and continues in In the Belly of the Bloodhound, Mississippi Jack, My Bonny …

7385. Owl Moon

Jane Yolen

Owl Moon is a 1987 children's picture book by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr. It won many awards, most notably being the Caldecott Medal for its illustrations, and has appeared on Reading Rainbow. It has been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages, …

7386. Death Match

Lincoln Child

Lewis and Lindsay Thorpe were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many blemishes. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room (having committed double suicide), alarms go off in the towering …

7387. The Ethical Slut

Dossie Easton

The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities is an English non-fiction book written by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy.

7389. Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism

Georgia Byng

Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism is the first book in the six-book Molly Moon series written by Georgia Byng.

7390. The Quillan Games

D. J. MacHale

The Quillan Games is the seventh book in D.J. Machale's Pendragon book series. The book takes place after The Rivers of Zadaa and was released on May 16, 2006 in Canada and the US. It was released on November 16, 2006 in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and in other …

7391. The High King's Tomb

Kristen Britain

The High King's Tomb is the third novel written by Kristen Britain and is the third book in its series.

7392. The Green House

Mario Vargas Llosa

The Green House is the second novel by the Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, published in 1966. The novel is set over a period of forty years in two regions of Peru: Piura, a dusty town near the coast in the north, and Peruvian Amazonia, specifically the jungle region near the …

7395. Et après

Guillaume Musso

Et apres is a novel by Guillaume Musso.

7400. Athyra

Steven Brust

Athyra is the sixth book in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos series, set in the fantasy world of Dragaera. Originally published in 1993, by Ace Books, it was reprinted in 2003 along with Orca in the omnibus The Book of Athyra. Following the trend of the Vlad Taltos books, it is named …



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