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.

7402. The Suicide Shop

Jean Teulé

The Suicide Shop is a 2006 black comedy novel by the French writer Jean Teulé. It is set in a future near-apocalyptic city in a world suffering the ravages of severe climate change, where everybody is depressed. Symptomatic of this, the pivotal Tuvache family is named after a …

7404. Dances with wolves

Michael Blake

Dances with Wolves is a 1988 novel written by Michael Blake. It was written as a possible source for a screenplay, and was later adapted by the author, and was produced as a film of the same name in 1990 by Kevin Costner, although there were many differences between the novel …

7406. Mendoza in Hollywood

Kage Baker

Mendoza in Hollywood is the third novel in the science fiction and time travel series by Kage Baker, concerning the activities of The Company. In the UK it was published as At the Edge of the West.

7410. Spring Awakening

Frank Wedekind

Spring Awakening is the German dramatist Frank Wedekind's first major play and a seminal work in the modern history of theatre. It was written sometime between autumn 1890 and spring 1891, but did not receive its first performance until 20 November 1906 when it premiered at the …

7411. Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye

Victoria Laurie

Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye is a book published in 2004 that was written by Victoria Laurie.

7412. Are You Dave Gorman?

Dave Gorman

Are You Dave Gorman? is the title of a stage show by the British documentary comedian Dave Gorman and the book of the same name, co-written by Gorman and Danny Wallace. The BBC television series The Dave Gorman Collection— Gorman's first television show—was based on the show. …

7413. The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath

H. P. Lovecraft

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath is a novella by H. P. Lovecraft. Begun probably in the autumn of 1926, it was completed on January 22, 1927 and was unpublished in his lifetime. It is both the longest of the stories that make up his Dream Cycle and the longest Lovecraft work to …

7415. Summer Crossing: A Novel (Popular Penguins)

Truman Capote

Thought to be lost for over 50 years, here is the first novel by one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Set in New York during the summer of 1945, this is the story of a young carefree socialite, Grady, who must make serious decisions about the romance she is …

7417. The View from Castle Rock

Alice Munro

**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** The world's finest living short story writer turns to her family for inspiration; and what follows is a fictionalised, brilliantly imagined version of the past. From her ancestors' view from Edinburgh's Castle Rock in the eighteenth …

7420. In the Country of Men

Hisham Matar

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Hisham Matar's Anatomy of a Disappearance.Libya, 1979. Nine-year-old Suleiman’s days are circumscribed by the narrow rituals of childhood: outings to the ruins surrounding Tripoli, games with friends played under the burning sun, …

7421. Breathless

Dean Koontz

Breathless is a 2009 novel by American author Dean Koontz. It was published by Bantam Books on November 24, 2009.

7423. Understanding Media

Lewis Lapham

Terms and phrases such as "the global village" and "the medium is the message" are now part of the lexicon, and McLuhan's theories continue to challenge our sensibilities and our assumptions about how and what we communicate.This reissue of Understanding Media marks the …

7428. 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.

7433. Yarrow

Charles de Lint

Yarrow: An Autumn Tale is an urban fantasy novel by Charles de Lint, set in 1980s Ottawa. A fantasy writer has a secret source of inspiration: when she dreams, she visits a world where magic is real. Unknown to her, a supernatural predator who feeds on dreams is feeding on her …

7435. The Discovery of Slowness

Sten Nadolny

"Absolutely stunning."Times Literary Supplement“This book made my life more interesting.”Christoph Niemann"This remarkable, superbly translated novel derives from the life of the real 19th century explorer John Franklin[whose] adventures are conveyed with spellbinding …

7436. Venus in Copper

Lindsey Davis

Venus in Copper is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis.

7438. Silverwing

Kenneth Oppel

Silverwing is a best-selling children's novel, written by Kenneth Oppel, first published in 1997 by HarperCollins. It tells the story of a colony of silverwing bats. The tone and artistic ambition of this series of bestsellers has been compared to the classic animal novel …

7439. 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 …

7440. Lord Hornblower

C. S. Forester

Lord Hornblower is a Horatio Hornblower novel written by C. S. Forester. In 1814, Hornblower is delegated to deal with the Flame, a brig full of mutineers off the French coast, near the mouth of the Seine. It is a tricky situation because the mutineers' demands cannot be met, …

7441. 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 …

7442. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Matthew Stover

Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith is a novelization of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith written by Matthew Stover and published on April 2, 2005 by Del Rey Books. The plot of the book corresponds with that of the movie, beginning and ending at the same points. There are …

7443. Death by Black Hole

Neil deGrasse Tyson

“[Tyson] tackles a great range of subjects . . . with great humor, humility, and―most important― humanity.” ―Entertainment Weekly Loyal readers of the monthly "Universe" essays in Natural History magazine have long recognized Neil deGrasse Tyson's talent for guiding them through …

7444. Quarantine

Jim Crace

Quarantine is a novel by Jim Crace. It was the winner of the 1997 Whitbread Novel Award, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction the same year.

7445. Farewell to Manzanar

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

Farewell to Manzanar is a memoir published in 1973 by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston. The book describes the experiences of Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family before, during and following their imprisonment at the Manzanar concentration camp due to the United States …

7446. Goodbye to Berlin

Christopher Isherwood

Published to coincide with the revival of "Cabaret", now opening on Broadway, "Goodbye To Berlin" is the original story of the chanteuse heroine Sally Bowles. Isherwood ironically captures life in Weimar Berlin, a city infamous for its flourishing demimonde and violent politics.

7447. Asterix and the secret weapon

Albert Uderzo

A woman bard? That’s unheard of in Ancient Gaul. So, when the mothers in Asterix’s town want to replace Cacofonix with Bravura, the men are horrified. But, Bravura hits the right notes musically, and she proves very valuable when Julius Caesar sends in his secret weapon: a …

7448. The Golden Bowl

Henry James

Published in 1904 The Golden Bowl is the last completed novel of Henry James In it the widowed American Adam Verver is in Europe with his daughter Maggie They are rich finely appreciative of European art and culture and deeply attached to each other Maggie has all the innocent …

7449. Framley Parsonage

Anthony Trollope

In the course of last century, Anthony Trollope's fictional county of Barset has become one of English literature's most 'real', most celebrated landscapes. Framley Parsonage—the fourth of his engrossing Barsetshire novels—concerns itself with the drastic misjudgements of an …

7450. The diamond necklace, and four other stories

Guy de Maupassant

The French author Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was a master of the short story, creating detailed character studies and brief but moving dramas well suited to the genre.The nine stories in this collection provide a vivid portrait gallery of his typical subjects — from simple …

7451. The Vagabond

Colette

Thirty-three years-old and recently divorced, Renée Néré has begun a new life on her own, supporting herself as a music-hall artist. Maxime, a rich and idle bachelor, intrudes on her independent existence and offers his love and the comforts of marriage. A provincial tour puts …

7452. The Black Prince

Iris Murdoch

Bradley Pearson, an unsuccessful novelist in his late fifties, has finally left his dull office job as an Inspector of Taxes. Bradley hopes to retire to the country, but predatory friends and relations dash his hopes of a peaceful retirement. He is tormented by his melancholic …

7453. The Unlikely Spy

Daniel Silva

The Unlikely Spy is a 1996 spy novel written by Daniel Silva, set during World War II. While some of the characters and events are fictional, the book is based on the real-life attempt by the Allies to use British intelligence to cover up the true plans for D-Day. The deception …

7454. Disordered Minds

Minette Walters

When a local councillor and an anthropologist re-investigate the controversial murder conviction of a mentally retarded 20-year-old, they're unprepared for the disturbing facts that come to light--and the personal demons with which they must come to terms.

7455. Becket, or The Honor of God

Jean Anouilh

Becket or The Honour of God is a play written in French by Jean Anouilh. It is a depiction of the conflict between Thomas Becket and King Henry II of England leading to Becket's assassination in 1170. It contains many historical inaccuracies, which the author acknowledged.

7456. Reading in the Dark

Seamus Deane

Reading in the Dark is a novel written by Seamus Deane in 1996. The novel is set in Derry, Northern Ireland and extends from February 1945 through July 1971. The book won the 1996 Guardian Fiction Prize and the 1996 South Bank Show Annual Award for Literature, is a New York …

7458. Ex Machina, Vol. 2

Brian K. Vaughan

After growing tired of risking his life, America's first superhero Mitchell Hundred retires from masked crime fighting and runs for mayor of New York City, but he discovers that he has more to worry about than just budget problems.

7459. Schild's Ladder

Greg Egan

Schild's Ladder is a 2002 science fiction novel by Australian author Greg Egan. The book derives its name from Schild's ladder, a construction in differential geometry, devised by the mathematician and physicist Alfred Schild. This novel is perhaps the hardest science fiction …

7460. The Guards

Ken Bruen

The Guards is a book written by Ken Bruen.

7461. Sharp Teeth

Toby Barlow

Sharp Teeth is a 2008 novel in free verse by American writer Toby Barlow. It won the 2009 Alex Award and is the Horror entry on the 2009 Best Adult Genre Fiction Reading List.

7462. Nordkraft

Jakob Ejersbo

Nordkraft is a 2003 novel written by Jakob Ejersbo.

7464. Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation: The …

Olivia Judson

Dr Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex is a 2002 popular science book by the British evolutionary biologist Olivia Judson written in the role of her alter ego, agony aunt Dr Tatiana. Dr Tatiana receives letters from …

7465. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply …

7466. On War

Carl von Clausewitz

Vom Kriege is a book on war and military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz, written mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between 1816 and 1830, and published posthumously by his wife Marie von Brühl in 1832. It has been translated into English several times as On …

7467. The Rembrandt Affair

Daniel Silva

The Rembrandt Affair is the 2010 Daniel Silva's spy novel. It is the tenth in Gabriel Allon series, based in the world of Israeli intelligence.

7468. The Heart of a Woman

Maya Angelou

The Heart of a Woman is an autobiography by American writer Maya Angelou. The book is the fourth installment in Angelou's series of seven autobiographies. The Heart of a Woman recounts events in Angelou's life between 1957 and 1962 and follows her travels to California, New York …

7469. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply …

7470. Barnaby Rudge

Charles Dickens

Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of Eighty is a historical novel by British novelist Charles Dickens. Barnaby Rudge was one of two novels that Dickens published in his short-lived weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock. Barnaby Rudge is largely set during the Gordon Riots of …

7471. In the Forests of Serre

Patricia A. McKillip

In the Forests of Serre is a 2003 fantasy novel by Patricia A. McKillip. It was nominated for the 2004 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature.

7473. Flash for Freedom!

George MacDonald Fraser

Flash for Freedom! is a 1971 novel by George MacDonald Fraser. It is the third of the Flashman novels.

7476. Born in Shame (Born In Trilogy, Book 3)

Nora Roberts

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes the final novel in the Irish Born Trilogy—following Born in Fire and Born in Ice. Shannon Bodine’s life revolves around her job as a graphic artist at a New York ad agency. But her world turns upside down when she …

7477. Fear and Loathing in America

Hunter S. Thompson

Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist 1968–1976 is a collection of hundreds of letters Hunter S. Thompson wrote after his rise to fame with his 1966 hit Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. These letters …

7478. Summer of Night

Dan Simmons

Summer of Night is a horror novel by American writer Dan Simmons, published in 1991 by Warner Aspect. It was nominated for a British Fantasy Award in 1992.

7479. Communion

Whitley Strieber

Communion: A True Story is a book by American ufologist and horror author Whitley Strieber that was first published in February 1987. The book is based on the claims of Whitley Strieber, who experiences "lost time" and terrifying flashbacks, which hypnosis undertaken by Budd …

7480. Agent to the Stars

John Scalzi

Agent to the Stars is a novel by John Scalzi. It tells the story of Tom Stein, a young Hollywood agent who is hired by an alien race to handle the revelation of their presence to humanity. Scalzi started Agent to the Stars in 1997 as his "practice" novel, to see if he could …

7481. Rollback

Robert J. Sawyer

Rollback is a 2007 science fiction novel by Canadian author Robert J. Sawyer that was serialized in four parts in Analog Science Fiction and Fact from October 2006 to January 2007. It deals primarily with the social effects of drastic age rejuvenation technology and first …

7482. Hitler, 1889-1936: Hubris

Jürgen Peter Krause

Hailed as the most compelling biography of the German dictator yet written, Ian Kershaw's Hitler brings us closer than ever before to the heart of its subject's immense darkness.From his illegitimate birth in a small Austrian village to his fiery death in a bunker under the …

7483. Robot Visions

Isaac Asimov

Robot Visions is a collection of science fiction short stories and factual essays by Isaac Asimov. Many of the stories are reprinted from other Asimov collections, particularly I, Robot and The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories. It also includes the title story, "Robot …

7484. The Road to Oz

Lyman Frank Baum

The Road to Oz: In Which Is Related How Dorothy Gale of Kansas, The Shaggy Man, Button Bright, and Polychrome the Rainbow's Daughter Met on an Enchanted Road and Followed it All the Way to the Marvelous Land of Oz. is the fifth of L. Frank Baum's Land of Oz books. It was …

7485. The Sheep Look Up

John Brunner

The Sheep Look Up is a science fiction novel by British author John Brunner, first published in 1972. The novel's setting is decidedly dystopian; the book deals with the deterioration of the environment in the United States. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel …

7486. Everything and More

David Foster Wallace

Everything and More: A Compact History of Infinity is a book by American novelist and essayist David Foster Wallace that examines the history of infinity, focusing primarily on the work of Georg Cantor, the 19th-century German mathematician who created set theory. The book is …

7487. A Severe Mercy

Sheldon Vanauken

A Severe Mercy is an autobiographical book by Sheldon Vanauken, relating the author's relationship with his wife, their friendship with C. S. Lewis, conversion to Christianity, and subsequent tragedy. It was first published in 1977. The book is strongly influenced, at least …

7488. The Once and Future King

T. H. White

The Once and Future King is an Arthurian fantasy novel written by Terence Hanbury White. It was first published in 1958, and is mostly a composite of earlier works written between 1938 and 1941. The central theme is an exploration of human nature regarding power and justice, as …

7489. False Colours

Georgette Heyer

False Colours is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. Set in 1817, it concerns a young man temporarily impersonating his missing twin brother.

7491. The Story of the Stone

Barry Hughart

The Story of the Stone is a novel by Barry Hughart, first published in 1988. It is part of a series set in a version of ancient China that began with Bridge of Birds and continues with Eight Skilled Gentlemen. The story begins on the twelfth day of the seventh moon in the Year …

7492. Deep Fathom

James Rollins

Deep Fathom is a novel by James Rollins.

7493. How to Ditch Your Fairy

Justine Larbalestier

How to Ditch Your Fairy is a young adult novel by Justine Larbalestier. It was published in 2008 by Bloomsbury.

7494. The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter

David Colbert

The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts is a guide to the fictional Harry Potter universe, written by David Colbert. It explores the references to history, legends, and literature in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels. Colbert …

7496. Feathers

Jacqueline Woodson

Feathers is a children’s historical novel by Jacqueline Woodson that was first published in 2007. The story is about a sixth grade girl named Frannie growing up in the ‘70s. One day an unexpected new student causes much chaos to the class because he is the only white boy in the …

7497. Orsinian Tales

Ursula K. Le Guin

Orsinian Tales is a collection of eleven short stories by American writer Ursula K. Le Guin, most of them set in the imaginary country of Orsinia.

7498. The Violent Bear It Away

Flannery O'Connor

A brilliant, innovative novel, acutely alert to where the sacred lives―and where it does notFirst published in 1960, The Violent Bear It Away is a landmark in American literature―a dark and absorbing example of the Gothic sensibility and bracing satirical voice that are united …

7499. The Flame and the Flower

Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

The Flame and the Flower is the debut work of romance novelist Kathleen E. Woodiwiss. The first romance novel to detail physical intimacy between the protagonists, the book revolutionized the historical romance genre. It was also the first full-length romance novel to be …

7500. Revolt in 2100

Robert A. Heinlein

Revolt in 2100 is a 1953 collection by Robert A. Heinlein and is part of his Future History series. The contents are as follows: Foreword by Henry Kuttner, "The Innocent Eye" "If This Goes On—" "Coventry" "Misfit" Future History chart Afterword: "Concerning Stories Never …

7501. The Wooden Sea

Jonathan Carroll

The Wooden Sea is a novel by the American writer Jonathan Carroll, first published in 2001. The story takes place in the ordinary little town of Crane's View. Then the protagonist in this story, a Police Chief named Frannie McCabe, finds himself tangled in a series of strange …

7504. Metropole

Ferenc Karinthy

“A Central European classic to be discovered and relished.”—Eva Hoffman“A stunning novel. Funny, nightmarish and jubilant.”—Libération"Although it took almost 40 years for Metropole to be translated into English, the book holds up well. In the same way that Kafka becomes …

7505. The Emigrants

Vilhelm Moberg

The Emigrants is a novel by Vilhelm Moberg from 1949. It is the first part of the The Emigrants series.

7507. Sacred Hunger

Barry Unsworth

Sacred Hunger is a historical novel by Barry Unsworth first published in 1992. It shared the Booker Prize that year with Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient. The story is set in the mid 18th century and centres on the Liverpool Merchant, a slave ship employed in the …

7508. The Lion & the Mouse

Jerry Pinkney

The Lion & the Mouse is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. Published in 2009, the book retells Aesop's fable of The Lion and the Mouse. Pinkney won the 2010 Caldecott Medal for his illustrations in the book. In the artist's note at the end of …

7509. Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays

Stephen Hawking

Black Holes and Baby Universes and other Essays is a popular science book by English astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. This book is a collection of essays and lectures written by Hawking, mainly about the makeup of black holes, and why they might be nodes from which other …

7510. Sunset Park

Paul Auster

Sunset Park is a novel by Paul Auster published in November 2010.

7511. The Quiet Gentleman

Georgette Heyer

The Quiet Gentleman is a Regency novel by Georgette Heyer. Set in the spring of 1816, after the Battle of Waterloo, it is the story of the return home of the Seventh Earl of St Erth, who is returning home from his service in the British army to claim his inheritance. This is an …

7513. The Portable Atheist

Christopher Hitchens

The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Non-Believer is a book by Christopher Hitchens, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of God Is Not Great. He was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. Hitchens wrote introductions to each article he compiled for this …

7515. Animal Liberation

Peter Singer

Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals is a 1975 book by Australian philosopher Peter Singer. It is widely considered within the animal liberation movement to be the founding philosophical statement of its ideas. Singer himself rejected the use of the …

7516. River, Cross My Heart

Breena Clarke

River, Cross My Heart is a novel by Breena Clarke, and was chosen as an Oprah Book Club Selection October 1999.

7518. Air

Geoff Ryman

Air, also known as Air: Or, Have Not Have, is a 2005 novel by Geoff Ryman. It won the British Science Fiction Association Award, the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and was on the short list for the Philip K. Dick Award in 2004, the Nebula Award in …

7519. Monster Blood Tattoo: Foundling

D. M. Cornish

Foundling is the first book of Monster Blood Tattoo, a children's/young adult's fantasy trilogy written by Australian author, D.M. Cornish. It tells the story of Rossamünd, a boy unfortunately christened with a girl's name, who has lived his entire life in a foundlingery before …

7520. 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 …

7521. Fly by Night

Frances Hardinge

Fly by Night is a children's fantasy novel by Frances Hardinge, published on 7 October 2005 by Macmillan Publishers in the UK and on April 25, 2006 by HarperCollins in the US, and aimed at teens. Fly by Night won the Branford Boase Award in 2006, and was listed in the School …

7522. Supreme Courtship

Christopher Buckley

Supreme Courtship is a 2008 novel by Christopher Buckley, which tells the story of a Judge Judy-style TV judge nominated to the Supreme Court of the United States.

7523. Shadow Fires

Dean Koontz

Shadowfires is a novel by the best-selling author Dean Koontz, released in 1987. Koontz's attempt at a straightforward horror novel, it was originally released as Shadow Fires under the pseudonym Leigh Nichols, and tells the story of a young woman who, in the process of getting …

7524. He's Just Not That Into You

Greg Behrendt

He's Just Not That Into You is a self-improvement book written by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo that was published in 2004 and later adapted into a film by the same name in 2009. It was a New York Times bestseller and was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

7525. Z for Zachariah

Robert C. O'Brien

Z for Zachariah is a post-apocalyptic science-fiction novel by Robert C. O'Brien that was published posthumously in 1974. The name Robert C. O'Brien was the pen name used by Robert Leslie Conly. After the author's death in 1973, his wife Sally M. Conly and daughter Jane Leslie …

7526. A Monk Swimming

Malachy McCourt

A Monk Swimming is a memoir by Malachy McCourt of his life in Limerick, Ireland, and of his experiences when he came to America. The book recounts the journey and the many obstacles that McCourt had to overcome. After first working as a longshoreman, he was able to open a …

7527. To Light a Candle

Mercedes Lackey

To Light a Candle is the 2004 second fantasy novel of Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory's Obsidian Trilogy.

7528. City of Light

Lauren Belfer

City Of Light is a novel by Lauren Belfer published in 1999.

7529. Holy Fire

Bruce Sterling

Holy Fire is a 1996 science fiction novel by cyberpunk writer Bruce Sterling. It was nominated for the British Science Fiction Award in 1996, and for both the Hugo and Locus Awards in 1997. Holy Fire is the story of an old woman who has gained a second youth—in a world in which …

7531. 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 …

7532. Cousin Kate

Georgette Heyer

Cousin Kate is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. The story is set in 1817 and 1818.

7533. Chekhov: The Complete Short Novels

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov, widely hailed as the supreme master of the short story, also wrote five works long enough to be called short novels–here brought together in one volume for the first time, in a masterly new translation by the award-winning translators Richard Pevear and Larissa …

7535. Evil Star

Anthony Horowitz

Evil Star is the second book in The Power of Five series by British author Anthony Horowitz. It was published and released in the United Kingdom on 1 April 2006 by Walker Books Ltd and in the United States on 1 June 2006 by Scholastic Press under the adjusted series title, The …

7536. The Farming of Bones

Edwidge Danticat

Farming of Bones is a work of historical fiction by Edwidge Danticat, published in 1998.

7537. Dream Merchant

Isabel Hoving

The Dream Merchant is a 2002 Dutch fantasy novel by Isabel Hoving.

7538. 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 …

7540. Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life

J. M. Coetzee

Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life is a fictionalised autobiographical work by J. M. Coetzee, and focuses on his years spent growing up in South Africa.

7541. The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs

Irvine Welsh

"A family saga, a revenge fantasy, a Twilight Zone-esque parable, and, most importantly, a very fun read." —Entertainment Weekly This story of two men locked in a war of wills that threatens their very existence is vintage Irvine Welsh. Troubled restaurant inspector Danny …

7542. Ralph S. Mouse

Beverly Cleary

Ralph S. Mouse is a children's novel by Beverly Cleary. It features Ralph, a mouse with the ability to speak, but only with certain people who tend to be loners. The title character is also featured in the two earlier novels of Cleary's The Mouse and the Motorcycle series.

7544. 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 …

7545. Knuffle Bunny Too

Mo Willems

Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity is a children's picture book by Mo Willems. A sequel to Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, it was released on September 4, 2007 and reached the number one spot on the New York Times Bestseller List for children's books.

7547. 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 …

7548. Airport

Arthur Hailey

Airport is a bestselling 1968 novel by Arthur Hailey about a large metropolitan airport and the personalities of the people who use, rely and suffer from its operation. This book was adapted into a major motion picture starring Burt Lancaster, George Kennedy, Dean Martin and Van …

7549. Angel-Seeker

Sharon Shinn

Angel-Seeker is a fantasy novel by Sharon Shinn, published in 2004. It is the fifth novel in the Samaria series. It is set shortly after Archangel.

7551. The Jesus Incident

Frank Herbert

The Jesus Incident is the second science fiction novel set in the Destination: Void universe by the American author Frank Herbert and poet Bill Ransom. It is a sequel to Destination: Void, and has two sequels: The Lazarus Effect and The Ascension Factor.

7552. Insurgent

Veronica Roth

Insurgent is a 2012 science fiction young adult novel by American novelist Veronica Roth and the second book in the Divergent trilogy. As the sequel to the 2011 bestseller Divergent, it continues the story of Tris Prior and the dystopian post-apocalyptic version of Chicago. …

7554. "...And Ladies of the Club"

Helen Hooven Santmyer

“...And Ladies of the Club” is a novel, written by Helen Hooven Santmyer, about a group of women in the fictional town of Waynesboro, Ohio who begin a woman's literary club, which evolves through the years into a significant community service organization in the town. The novel, …

7555. Pollen

Jeff Noon

The sweet death of Coyote, master taxi driver, was only the first. Soon people are sneezing and dying all over Manchester. Telekinetic cop Sybil Jones knows that, like Coyote, they died happy - but even a happy death can be a murder. As exotic blooms begin to flower all over the …

7557. Here, There Be Dragons

James A. Owen

Here, There Be Dragons is a fantasy novel by James A. Owen. It is the first book in The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica series. A sequel, followed by several more books, have since been released, including The Search for the Red Dragon, The Indigo King, The Shadow …

7558. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Eleanor Coerr

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes is a historical fiction children's book written by American author Eleanor Coerr and published in 1977. The book has been translated to many languages and published in many places, to be used for peace education programs in primary schools. …

7559. The Neutronium Alchemist

Peter F. Hamilton

The Neutronium Alchemist is a science fiction novel by Peter F. Hamilton and is the second book in The Night's Dawn Trilogy. It follows on from The Reality Dysfunction and precedes The Naked God. It was published in the United Kingdom by Macmillan Publishers on 20 October 1997. …

7560. A New Kind of Science

Stephen Wolfram

A New Kind of Science is a best-selling, controversial book by Stephen Wolfram, published in 2002. It contains an empirical and systematic study of computational systems such as cellular automata. Wolfram calls these systems simple programs and argues that the scientific …

7561. Beijing Coma

Ma Jian

Dai Wei has been unconscious for almost a decade. A medical student and a pro-democracy protestor in Tiananmen Square in June 1989, he was struck by a soldier’s bullet and fell into a deep coma. As soon as the hospital authorities discovered that he had been an activist, his …

7562. Writing and Difference (Routledge Classics)

Jacques Derrida

First published in 1967, Writing and Difference, a collection of Jacques Derrida's essays written between 1959 and 1966, has become a landmark of contemporary French thought. In it we find Derrida at work on his systematic deconstruction of Western metaphysics. The book's first …

7563. Foreign Affairs

Alison Lurie

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE Virginia Miner, a fifty-something, unmarried tenured professor, is in London to work on her new book about children’s folk rhymes. Despite carrying a U.S. passport, Vinnie feels essentially English and rather looks down on her fellow Americans. But …

7564. Keeping It Real

Justina Robson

Keeping It Real is a science fiction novel and is the first in the Quantum Gravity series of books by Justina Robson.

7565. So Long, See You Tomorrow

William Maxwell

In this magically evocative novel, William Maxwell explores the enigmatic gravity of the past, which compels us to keep explaining it even as it makes liars out of us every time we try. On a winter morning in the 1920s, a shot rings out on a farm in rural Illinois. A man named …

7566. Letters from my windmill

Alphonse Daudet

Letters from My Windmill is a collection of short stories by Alphonse Daudet first published in its entirety in 1869. Some of the stories had been published earlier in newspapers or journals such as Le Figaro and L'Evénement as early as 1865. The stories are all told by the …

7567. The Brothers Karamazov Volume 2

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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. …

7568. The Best and the Brightest

David Halberstam

The Best and the Brightest is an account by journalist David Halberstam of the origins of the Vietnam War published by Random House. The focus of the book is on the erroneous foreign policy crafted by the academics and intellectuals who were in John F. Kennedy's administration, …

7570. The Art of Seduction

Robert Greene

Which sort of seducer could you be? Siren? Rake? Cold Coquette? Star? Comedian? Charismatic? Or Saint? This book will show you which. Charm, persuasion, the ability to create illusions: these are some of the many dazzling gifts of the Seducer, the compelling figure who is able …

7571. Clans of the Alphane Moon

Philip K. Dick

Clans of the Alphane Moon is a 1964 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. It is based on his 1954 short story Shell Game, first published in Galaxy Science Fiction magazine.

7572. Morality Play

Barry Unsworth

Morality Play is a semi-historical detective novel by Barry Unsworth. The book, published in 1995 by Hamish Hamilton was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

7573. The Last of the Wine

Mary Renault

The Last of the Wine is Mary Renault's first novel set in ancient Greece, the setting that would become her most important arena. The novel was published in 1956 and is the second of her works to feature male homosexuality as a major theme. It was a bestseller within the gay …

7574. Bloodline

Sidney Sheldon

Bloodline is a 1977 novel by Sidney Sheldon.

7575. Dagon and Other Macabre Tales

H. P. Lovecraft

Dagon and Other Macabre Tales is a collection of stories by American author H. P. Lovecraft, which also includes his seminal essay on weird fiction, Supernatural Horror in Literature. It was originally published in 1965 by Arkham House in an edition of 3,471 copies. The true …

7576. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested …

Renée Mauborgne

Blue Ocean Strategy is a book published in 2005 and written by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, professors at INSEAD and co-directors of the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. Based on a study of 150 strategic moves spanning more than a hundred years and thirty industries, …

7577. Iron & Silk

Mark Salzman

Iron and Silk is a 1986 autobiographical novel written by Mark Salzman. It describes his experiences in China as an English teacher and as a student of Kung Fu. The book was later made into a film of the same name.

7578. The Birthday of the World

Ursula K. Le Guin

The Birthday of the World: and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction by Ursula K. Le Guin, and first published in March, 2002 by HarperCollins. All of the stories except "Paradises Lost" were previously published individually elsewhere. The collection was also published …

7579. Embassytown

China Miéville

Embassytown is a science fiction novel by British author China Miéville. It was published in the UK by Pan Macmillan on 6 May 2011, and in the US by Del Rey Books on 17 May 2011. A limited edition was released by Subterranean Press. The plot of the novel surrounds the town of …

7581. Counter-Clock World

Philip K. Dick

Counter-Clock World is a 1967 science fiction novel by author Philip K. Dick. It was expanded from his short story Your Appointment Will Be Yesterday, first published in the August 1966 edition of Amazing Stories.

7582. Amagansett

Mark Mills

The Whaleboat House is a 2004 crime novel by British writer Mark Mills. It is set shortly after the Second World War with the events taking place in and around the small Long Island fishing village of Amagansett. The novel was originally published under the name Amagansett when …

7583. Educating Esmé

Esme Raji Codell

Educating Esmé: Diary of a First Year Teacher is a book written by children's literature specialist and then elementary school teacher Esmé Raji Codell. The book, presented in diary format, presents Esmé's first year teaching in an inner-city public school in Chicago; her joys, …

7584. Dream Park

Larry Niven

Dream Park is a 1981 novel written by Larry Niven and Steven Barnes set in a futuristic amusement park of the same name. It was later expanded into a series of books. The books describe a futuristic form of live action role-playing games, although the term was not in use when …

7585. No Dominion

Charlie Huston

No Dominion is a 2006 pulp-noir / horror novel by American writer Charlie Huston. This book is the sequel to Already Dead and follows the life of the vampire detective, Joe Pitt. The title of the book is an allusion to the Dylan Thomas poem "And Death Shall Have No Dominion," …

7586. The Impressionist

Hari Kunzru

The Impressionist is Hari Kunzru's debut novel, first published in 2002. Kunzru received the Betty Trask Award and the Somerset Maugham Award for the book's publication.

7587. The Reivers

William Faulkner

The Reivers, published in 1962, is the last novel by the American author William Faulkner. The bestselling novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1963. Faulkner previously won this award for his book A Fable, making him one of only three authors to be awarded it …

7589. Cain

Jose Saramago

Cain is the final novel by Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago; it was first published in 2009. The novel is told through the eyes of Cain as he witnesses passages from the Bible that add to his increasing hatred of God.

7590. On Heroes and Tombs

Ernesto Sabato

On Heroes and Tombs is a novel by Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato, first published in Buenos Aires by Editorial Sudamericana in 1961 and translated by Helen R. Lane in 1981 as On Heroes and Tombs.

7592. Jim the Boy

Tony Earley

Tony Earley made his debut with Here We Are in Paradise, a superbly understated collection of (mostly) small-town vignettes. He returns to the same terrain in his first novel, Jim the Boy, setting this coming-of-age story in a remote North Carolina hamlet. The year is 1934, and …

7593. Dark Secret

Christine Feehan

Dark Secret is a novel written by American author Christine Feehan.

7594. The Legend of Huma

Richard A. Knaak

The Legend of Huma is the first in the Heroes Sextet of Dragonlance novels. It was written by Richard A. Knaak, based on characters and settings from Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman's Dragonlance Chronicles series. Published in 1988, it was the first Dragonlance book not dealing …

7595. Weapons of Choice

John Birmingham

Weapons of Choice is the first novel of the Axis of Time alternative history trilogy, written by Australian author John Birmingham.

7596. Shadowplay

Tad Williams

Shadowplay is the second book in the Shadowmarch tetralogy, by Tad Williams. It was released in hardcover in the US in March, 2007 and has been released with a region-specific hard cover in the United Kingdom. Book one, Shadowmarch, was published in November 2004. Book three of …

7597. How to Train Your Dragon

Cressida Cowell

How to Train Your Dragon is a 2003 children's fantasy book written by Cressida Cowell.

7598. New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer

Bill Maher

New Rules: Polite Musings from A Timid Observer is a 2005 book, published by Rodale Books, by comedian Bill Maher. The book is a commentary on a variety of subjects ranging from cell phones to celebrities to politics. It is the first book in his "New Rules" trilogy. The …

7599. The Elves of Cintra

Terry Brooks

The Elves of Cintra is the second novel in Terry Brooks's epic fantasy trilogy The Genesis of Shannara. The series bridges the events of Brooks' Word & Void series with his acclaimed novel The Sword of Shannara and the subsequent trilogy. It immediately follows the novel …

7600. Stamboul Train

Graham Greene

Stamboul Train is a novel by author Graham Greene. Set on an "Orient Express" train, the book was renamed Orient Express when it was published in the United States.



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