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 Godwulf Manuscript

Robert B. Parker

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

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. 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 …

7207. 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 …

7208. The slow learner

Thomas Pynchon

Slow Learner is the 1984 published collection of six early short stories by the American novelist Thomas Pynchon, originally published in various sources between 1959 and 1964. The book is also notable for its introduction, written by Pynchon. His comments on the stories after …

7209. A Cold Heart

Jonathan Kellerman

A Cold Heart is a mystery novel by American author Jonathan Kellerman

7210. The Pilgrim's Regress

C. S. Lewis

The Pilgrim's Regress is a book of allegorical fiction by C. S. Lewis. This 1933 novel was Lewis's first published work of prose fiction, and his third piece of work to be published. It charts the progress of a fictional character named John through a philosophical landscape in …

7211. A Maze of Death

Philip K. Dick

A Maze of Death is a 1970 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. Like many of Dick's novels, it portrays what appears to be a drab and harsh off-world human colony and explores the difference between reality and perception. It is, however, one of his few to examine the human …

7213. 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 …

7215. The Novel

James A. Michener

The Novel is a novel written by American author James A. Michener. A departure from Michener's better known historical fiction, The Novel is told from the viewpoints of four different characters involved in the life and work of a writer of historical novels concerning a …

7218. The Rivers of Zadaa

D. J. MacHale

The Rivers of Zadaa is the sixth novel in the Pendragon series by D. J. MacHale.

7219. The Lone Drow

R. A. Salvatore

The Lone Drow is a Forgotten Realms novel by R. A. Salvatore. In this novel, Drizzt Do'Urden is mourning what he believes is the death of his closest friends. He is helped to regain his sense of purpose after two elves and their pegasus decide to help. He goes around killing …

7220. It Can't Happen Here

Sinclair Lewis

“The novel that foreshadowed Donald Trump’s authoritarian appeal.”—SalonIt Can’t Happen Here is the only one of Sinclair Lewis’s later novels to match the power of Main Street, Babbitt, and Arrowsmith. A cautionary tale about the fragility of democracy, it is an alarming, eerily …

7221. A Long Long Way

Sebastian Barry

A Long Long Way is a novel by Irish author Sebastian Barry, set during the First World War.

7222. Single & Single

John le Carré

On a Turkish hillside, ex-Communist mobsters shatter the skull of a corrupt English lawyer. In a sleepy English village, the authorities ask a lonely children's magician how come £5,000,030 sterling just got anonymously deposited in his baby daughter's bank account. With …

7223. The Wanting Seed

Anthony Burgess

Set in the near future, The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce. Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality. Eventually, their world is …

7225. 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 …

7226. The Song of the Lark

Willa Cather

100th Anniversary Edition Miss Cather indeed here steps definitely into the small class of American novelists who are seriously to be reckoned with H L Mencken To reread Cather is to rediscover an arresting chapter in the national past Los Angeles Times Feisty Thea Kronborg with …

7227. And Tango Makes Three

Peter Parnell

And Tango Makes Three is a 2005 children's book written by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson and illustrated by Henry Cole. The book is based on the true story of Roy and Silo, two male chinstrap penguins in New York's Central Park Zoo. The book follows the six years of their …

7228. 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.

7229. Succubus Dreams

Richelle Mead

Some days, a girl just can't catch a break... …especially when the girl in question is Georgina Kincaid, a shape-shifting succubus who gets her energy from seducing men. First there’s her relationship with gorgeous bestselling writer Seth Mortensen, which is unsatisfying on a …

7230. Look at Me

Jennifer Egan

A National Book Award Finalist In this ambitiously multilayered novel from the acclaimed and award-winning writer Jennifer Egan, a fashion model named Charlotte Swenson emerges from a car accident in her Illinois hometown with her face so badly shattered that it takes eighty …

7231. Meetings with Remarkable Men

G. I. Gurdjieff

Meetings with Remarkable Men is the second volume of the All and Everything trilogy written by the Greek-Armenian spiritual teacher G. I. Gurdjieff. The Turks and Persians called Georgia "Gurjistan", which may account for the root of the name "Gurdjieff". Autobiographical in …

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 …

7233. 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.

7234. 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. …

7236. 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 …

7237. 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 …

7239. The Walking Dead, Vol. 5

Robert Kirkman

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

7240. 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 …

7241. 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, …

7244. 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 …

7245. The Book of Dave

Will Self

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

7246. 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 …

7248. 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. …

7249. The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

Jonas Jonasson

Now in paperback, a wildly picaresque novel from Jonas Jonasson, author of the internationally bestselling The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and DisappearedIn a tiny shack in the largest township in South Africa, Nombeko Mayeki is born. Put to work at five years …

7250. 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, …

7252. 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 …

7253. 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.

7254. 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. …

7255. Night Chills

Dean Koontz

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

7256. 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 …

7259. Fudge-a-Mania

Judy Blume

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

7261. 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.

7262. 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 …

7263. 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 …

7264. 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 …

7265. 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 …

7266. Niétotchka Niezvânova

Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij

Netochka Nezvanova - a 'Nameless Nobody' - tells the story of a childhood dominated by her stepfather, Efimov, a failed musician who believes he is a neglected genius. The young girl is strangely drawn to this drunken ruin of a man, who exploits her and drives the family to …

7267. 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 …

7268. 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 …

7270. 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.

7272. 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 …

7273. 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.

7274. The Conformist

Alberto Moravia

Secrecy and Silence are second nature to Marcello Clerici, the hero of The Conformist, a book which made Alberto Moravia one of the world's most read postwar writers. Clerici is a man with everything under control - a wife who loves him, colleagues who respect him, the hidden …

7275. 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 …

7277. 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 …

7278. 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 …

7279. 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 - …

7280. La Mort Est Mon Metier

Robert Merle

Death Is My Trade is a 1952 French fictionalized biographical novel by Robert Merle. The protagonist, Rudolf Lang, was closely based on the real Rudolf Höß, commandant of the concentration camp Auschwitz.

7281. Chourmo (Marseilles Trilogy)

Jean-Claude Izzo

"A talented French writer who draws from the deep dark well of noir."-The Washington Post Chourmo . . . the rowers in a galley. In Marseilles, you weren't just from one neighborhood, one project. You were chourmo. In the same galley, rowing! Trying to get out. Together. In …

7282. 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 …

7283. 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 …

7284. 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 …

7285. 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 …

7287. 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.

7288. Conversation in the Cathedral

Mario Vargas Llosa

Conversation in the Cathedral is a 1969 novel by Peruvian writer and essayist Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Gregory Rabassa. One of Vargas Llosa's major works, it is a portrayal of Peru under the dictatorship of Manuel A. Odría in the 1950s, and deals with the lives of …

7289. 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 …

7290. Lark and Termite

Jayne Anne Phillips

Lark and Termite is a book by Jayne Anne Phillips.

7291. The thirteenth house

Sharon Shinn

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

7293. 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.

7295. 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 …

7297. 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 …

7298. 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 …

7299. French Leave

Anna Gavalda

Simon, Garance and Lola flee a family wedding that promises to be dull to visit their younger brother, Vincent, who is working as a guide at a château in the heart of the charming Tours countryside. For a few hours, they forget about kids, spouses, work and the many demands …

7300. 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 …

7302. 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 …

7303. 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.

7304. 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 …

7305. All souls

Javier Marías

With high black humor, a visiting Spanish lecturer bends his gaze over that most British of institutions, Oxford University. In All Souls, our narrator, a visiting Spanish lecturer, viewing Oxford through a prismatic detachment, is alternately amused, puzzled, delighted, and …

7306. 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 …

7307. 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.

7308. The Little House

Virginia Lee Burton

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

7309. 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 …

7310. 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 …

7311. 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 …

7312. 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 …

7313. 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 …

7314. Medium Raw

Anthony Bourdain

Here is Anthony Bourdain's long-awaited sequel to Kitchen Confidential, the worldwide best seller. A lot has changed since then - for the subculture of chefs and cooks, for the restaurant business, and for Anthony Bourdain. Medium Raw explores these changes, moving back and …

7318. 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 …

7319. 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.

7320. Faust Part Two

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The second part of Goethe's masterpiece opens with Faust struggling to recover from the death of his beloved Gretchen. The quick-witted demon Mephistopheles soon persuades him to look beyond his sorrow and enter the world of politics and power, but the great scholar is still …

7321. The Unknown Ajax

Georgette Heyer

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

7322. 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 …

7323. 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 …

7325. 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 …

7326. The Idea of Perfection

Kate Grenville

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

7327. 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 …

7329. 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.

7331. 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 …

7332. The center of the world

Andreas Steinhöfel

Seventeen-year-old Phil has felt like an outsider as long as he can remember. All Phil has ever known about his father is that he was Number Three on his mother’s long list—third in a series of affairs that have set Phil’s family even further apart from the critical townspeople …

7333. The Iron Hand of Mars

Lindsey Davis

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

7334. 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.

7335. 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 …

7336. 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. …

7337. 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 …

7338. 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 …

7339. Spin State

Chris Moriarty

Spin State is a book written by Chris Moriarty.

7340. 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 …

7341. 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 …

7343. 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 …

7345. 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 …

7346. 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.

7347. 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.

7348. 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.

7349. 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, …

7350. 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 …

7351. 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.

7352. 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 …

7353. 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 …

7355. 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.

7357. 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 …

7358. The Walking Dead, Book 1

Robert Kirkman

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

7359. 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 …

7360. 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.

7361. 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 …

7362. 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 …

7364. 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 …

7365. 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 …

7366. No Place Like Home

Mary Higgins Clark

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

7367. 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 …

7368. 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 …

7369. 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 …

7370. 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 …

7372. 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, …

7374. 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 …

7375. 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 …

7376. 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 …

7377. Pretend You Don't See Her

Mary Higgins Clark

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

7378. The Empire of the Wolves

Jean-Christophe Grangé

Anna Heymes fears she is losing her mind. The wife of a top-ranking Parisian official, she suffers from amnesia and terrifying hallucinations -- a living nightmare made more horrifying when psychiatric testing reveals that Anna has undergone drastic cosmetic surgery . . . though …

7379. 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 …

7380. 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.

7381. Illuminations

Arthur Rimbaud

Illuminations is an incompleted suite of prose poems by the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, first published partially in La Vogue, a Paris literary review, in May–June 1886. The texts were reprinted in book form in October 1886 by Les publications de La Vogue under the title Les …

7382. 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 …

7383. 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.

7384. 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.

7385. 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 …

7386. 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 …

7388. 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.

7389. 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.

7390. 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 …

7391. 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, …

7393. 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.

7394. 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.

7395. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Gerald Jay Sussman

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 …

7396. 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 …

7398. Blue Heaven

C. J. Box

A twelve-year-old girl and her younger brother are on the run in the Idaho woods, pursued by four men they have just watched commit murder―four men who know exactly who William and Annie are. And where their mother lives. Retired policemen from Los Angeles, the killers easily …

7400. 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 …



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