The most popular books in English
from 9201 to 9400

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.

9202. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

Alan Sillitoe

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is the first novel by British author Alan Sillitoe and won the Author's Club First Novel Award. It was adapted by Sillitoe into a 1960 film starring Albert Finney, directed by Karel Reisz, and in 1964 was adapted by David Brett as a play for the …

9204. Crime Passionel

Jean-Paul Sartre

"A highly entertaining political political thriller...the play shows where that peculiarly Gallic combinations of sex, politics and suspense has its origins" (Michael Billington, Guardian) Crime Passionnel reflects Sartre's fascination with the mentality and morality of …

9205. Things: A Story of the Sixties

Georges Perec

With the American publication of Life, a User's Manual in 1987, Georges Perec was immediately recognized in the U.S. as one of this century's most innovative writers. Now Godine is pleased to issue two of his most powerful novels in one volume: Things, in an authoritative new …

9206. The Summer Queen

Joan D. Vinge

The Summer Queen is science fiction novel by Joan D. Vinge.

9207. Happiness

Matthieu Ricard

In this groundbreaking book, Matthieu Ricard makes a passionate case for happiness as a goal that deserves at least as much energy as any other in our lives. Wealth? Fitness? Career success? How can we possibly place these above true and lasting well-being? Drawing from works of …

9208. The Fortune of the Rougons

Emile Zola

The Fortune of the Rougons, originally published in 1871, is the first novel in Émile Zola's monumental twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. The novel is partly an origin story, with a huge cast of characters swarming around - many of whom become the central figures of …

9209. Bad Business

Robert B. Parker

Bad Business is a detective novel by Robert B. Parker first published in 2004. It features Parker's most famous creation, Boston-based private investigator Spenser, and is the 31st novel in the series. In this novel, Spenser is hired by a wealthy women to gather evidence on her …

9212. Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural …

Stephen Jay Gould

Dinosaur in a Haystack is the seventh volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould. The essays were culled from his monthly column "The View of Life" in Natural History magazine, to which Gould contributed for 27 years. The book deals, in typically …

9213. Four Ways to Forgiveness

Ursula K. Le Guin

Four Ways to Forgiveness is a collection of four short stories or novellas by Ursula K. Le Guin. All four stories are set in the future and deal with the planets Yeowe and Werel, both members of the Ekumen, a collective of planets used by Le Guin as part of the background for …

9214. Tuf Voyaging

George Martin

Tuf Voyaging is a 1986 science fiction fix-up novel by George R. R. Martin, first published in hardcover by Baen Books. It is a darkly comic meditation on environmentalism and absolute power. Martin cited fantasy fiction and science fiction Grand Master Jack Vance as having a …

9215. The Dark Room

Rachel Seiffert

The Dark Room is a novel by British writer Rachel Seiffert.

9217. Slaves in the Family

Edward Ball

Slaves in the Family is a biographical historical account written by Edward Ball, published in 1998.

9218. 1599 : A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro

What accounts for Shakespeare’s transformation from talented poet and playwright to one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this gripping account, James Shapiro sets out to answer this question, "succeed[ing] where others have fallen short." (Boston Globe) 1599 was an …

9220. Time to Depart

Lindsey Davis

Time to Depart is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis.

9222. Unto a Good Land (Emigrant Novels)

Vilhelm Moberg

Unto a Good Land is a novel by Vilhelm Moberg from 1952. It is the second part of the The Emigrants series.

9225. Aimez-vous Brahms…

Françoise Sagan

Aimez-vous Brahms is a novel by Françoise Sagan, first published in 1959. It was published in the USA in 1960, and was made into a film under the title Goodbye Again in 1961 starring Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Perkins. It was also adapted as a Hindi film called Jahan Tum Le …

9226. Code Name Cassandra

Meg Cabot

JESS MASTRIANI was dubbed "Lightning Girl" by the press when she developed a psychic ability to find missing children after she was struck by lightning during a huge storm. Now Jess has lost her miraculous powers...or at least she would like the media and the government to think …

9227. Divided Allegiance

Elizabeth Moon

Divided Allegiance is a book published in 1988 that was written by Elizabeth Moon.

9228. Perl Cookbook

Tom Christiansen

The Perl Cookbook, ISBN 0-596-00313-7, is a book containing solutions to common short tasks in Perl. Each chapter covers a particular topic area and is divided into around a dozen recipes each on a particular problem. Each recipe has four parts: "Problem", "Solution", …

9231. The Charioteer

Mary Renault

The Charioteer is a 1953 war novel by Mary Renault. It was first published in the United States in 1959. The Charioteer is significant because it features a prominent gay theme at an early date and quickly became a bestseller within the gay community.

9232. Doing It

Melvin Burgess

Doing It is a 2004 young adult novel by award winning author Melvin Burgess. It is a story about the experiences of a group of English teenagers and their discovery of sex for the first time. It is told from the point of view of several young men who are learning about first …

9233. The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman …

Edith Hahn Beer

The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust is a 1999 autobiography by Austrian-born Edith Hahn-Beer. Written with the help of Susan Dworkin, the book's first edition was published by Rob Weibach Books and William Morrow and Company. A documentary film …

9234. Queen of Angels

Greg Bear

Queen of Angels is a 1990 science fiction novel written by Greg Bear. It was nominated for the Hugo, Campbell and Locus Awards in 1991. It was followed by a sequel, "/", also known as Slant.

9235. Crossing the Chasm

Geoffrey Moore

Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers or simply Crossing the Chasm, is a marketing book by Geoffrey A. Moore that focuses on the specifics of marketing high tech products during the early start up period. Moore's exploration and …

9240. The Real Frank Zappa Book

Frank Zappa

The Real Frank Zappa Book is an autobiography/memoir by Frank Zappa, co-written by Peter Occhiogrosso, and published by Poseidon Press. The text is copyright 1989 Frank Zappa, and copyright 1990 Simon & Schuster, Inc.. Since 1999, the book has been published in paperback by …

9241. Worldwar: Striking the Balance

Harry Turtledove

Worldwar: Striking the Balance is an alternate history and science fiction novel by Harry Turtledove. It is the fourth and final novel of the Worldwar tetralogy, as well as the fourth installment in the extended Worldwar series that includes the Colonization trilogy and the …

9242. The 7 habits of highly effective teens

Sean Covey

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens is a 1998 bestselling self-help book written by Sean Covey, the son of Stephen Covey. The book was published on October 9, 1998 through Touchstone Books and is largely based on The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. In 1999 Covey …

9243. The Sky Is Falling

Sidney Sheldon

The Sky Is Falling is a 2001 crime novel by Sidney Sheldon. It is his third last book before his death in 2007. The book focuses on Dana Evans, a TV anchorwoman trying to find the killer who murdered the Winthrop family.

9245. Harm Done

Ruth Rendell

Harm Done is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell, published in 1999. The novel is part of her popular Inspector Wexford detective series, and examines themes such as paedophilia and domestic violence.

9246. The Logic of Life

Tim Harford

Truly eye-opening . . . There is almost no situation that Harford cannot dissect with his sharp economist's tools . . . economics has never been this cool' NEW STATESMAN If humans are so clever, why do we smoke and gamble, or take drugs, or fall in love? Is this really rational …

9248. The Serpent and the Rainbow

Wade Davis

The Serpent and the Rainbow is a book written by ethnobotanist and researcher Wade Davis and published in 1985. He investigated Haitian Vodou and the process of making zombies. He studied ethnobotanical poisons, discovering their use in a reported case of a contemporary zombie, …

9249. The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City …

David Simon

The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood is a 1997 book written by Baltimore Sun reporter David Simon and former Baltimore homicide detective Ed Burns. It was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times.

9250. The Apple

Michel Faber

Enjoy more Sugar . . . Join Clara at the rat pit . . . Relax with Mr Bodley as he is lulled to sleep by Mrs Tremain and her girls . . . Find out what became of Sophie.

9251. Rats Saw God

Rob Thomas

Rats Saw God is a young adult novel written by Rob Thomas, published in 1996.

9254. Manituana

Wu Ming

A bloody historical epic of exodus and return, torn loyalties and desperate battles, Manituana spans the Atlantic, from the forests of America’s northeast to the underworld of eighteenth-century London. The authors’ collective Wu Ming have created a genre-breaking reimagining of …

9257. Outcast

Michelle Paver

Outcast is the fourth book in the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series by Michelle Paver. There are six books in the series. Outcast is illustrated by Geoff Taylor.

9258. Silverlock

John Myers Myers

Silverlock is a novel by John Myers Myers published in 1949. The novel's settings and characters, aside from the protagonist, are all drawn from history, mythology, and other works of literature. In 1981, The Moon's Fire-Eating Daughter was published. Thematically related to …

9259. Gridlock

Ben Elton

Gridlock is a 1991 novel by Ben Elton.

9260. The Wench Is Dead

Colin Dexter

The Wench Is Dead is a historical crime novel by Colin Dexter, the eighth novel in the Inspector Morse series. The novel received the Gold Dagger Award in 1989.

9261. For Love of Mother-Not

Alan Dean Foster

For Love of Mother-Not is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book is chronologically the first in the Pip and Flinx series, though it was written fourth, as a prequel to help flesh out Flinx’s early history.

9262. 1634: The Galileo Affair

Eric Flint

1634: The Galileo Affair is the fourth book and third novel published in the 1632 series by Eric Flint and Andrew Dennis. It follows the activities of an embassy party sent from the United States of Europe to Venice, Italy, where the three young Stone brothers become involved …

9265. In Other Rooms, Other Wonders

Brigitte Heinrich

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders is a collection of short stories written by Pakistani-American author Daniyal Mueenuddin, who has also worked as a journalist, lawyer and a businessman. His book has won The Story Prize, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and other honors and was a …

9267. Toni Takitani

Haruki Murakami

Tony Takitani is a short story by Haruki Murakami.

9270. The High Crusade

Poul Anderson

The High Crusade is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson about the consequences of an extraterrestrial scoutship landing in Medieval England. Anderson described the novel as "one of the most popular things I've ever done, going through many book editions in several …

9271. Erewhon

Samuel Butler

Erewhon: or, Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler which was first published anonymously in 1872. The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist. In the novel, it is not revealed where Erewhon is, but it is clear that it is a fictional …

9273. Free to Choose

Milton Friedman

Free to Choose is a book and a ten-part television series broadcast on public television by economists Milton and Rose D. Friedman that advocates free market principles. It was primarily a response to an earlier landmark book and television series: The Age of Uncertainty, by the …

9274. The Bishop's Man

Linden MacIntyre

The Bishop's Man is a novel by Canadian writer Linden MacIntyre, published in August 2009. The story follows a Catholic priest named Duncan MacAskill who became so successful at resolving potential church scandals quickly and quietly that he had to accept a position at a remote …

9275. Crime

Ferdinand von Schirach

From Ferdinand von Schirach, one of Germany’s most prominent defense attorneys, comes a jolting debut collection of short stories that daringly brings to light the motivations stirring within the criminal mind. By turns witty and sorrowful, unflinchingly brutal and …

9276. Beyond the Valley of Thorns

Patrick Carman

Beyond the Valley of Thorns is the second book in Patrick Carman's trilogy of novels, The Land of Elyon.

9279. Three Hands in the Fountain

Lindsey Davis

Three Hands in the Fountain is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis.

9280. Rip It Up and Start Again: Post Punk 1978-1984

Simon Reynolds

Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978–1984 is a book by Simon Reynolds on the music genre post-punk. It was first released in the UK in April 2005 by Faber & Faber. The US edition was published by Penguin Books and released in February 2006. It is considerably shorter, …

9281. La bella figura : A field guide to the Italian mind

Beppe Severgnini

La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the Italian Mind is a book by Beppe Severgnini.

9282. World's Fair

E. L. Doctorow

"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles Times The astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas and emotions of a time when the streets were safe, families stuck together through thick and thin, …

9283. Deep and Dark and Dangerous

Mary Downing Hahn

Deep and Dark and Dangerous is a 2007 Mystery Horror novel written by Mary Downing Hahn. It was first published on May 21, 2007 through Clarion Books and follows a young girl that tries to investigate a torn photograph but gets wrapped up in a larger mystery.

9284. December 6

Martin Cruz Smith

December 6 is a 2003 thriller novel by American author Martin Cruz Smith.

9285. The Moorchild

Eloise Jarvis McGraw

The Moorchild is a 1996 children's novel by Eloise McGraw that centers on the life of a changeling girl. The novel draws heavily on Irish and European folklore about changelings, leprechauns, and fairies.

9286. Everything and the Moon

Julia Quinn

STARCROSSEDIt was indisputably love at first sight. But Victoria Lyndon was merely the teenaged daughter of a vicar. . .while Robert Kemble was the dashing young earl of Macclesfield. Surely what their meddlesome fathers insisted must have been true-that he was a reckless …

9287. The Sands of Time

Sidney Sheldon

The Sands of Time is a 1988 action novel by author Sidney Sheldon. A best-seller, the novel follows the adventures of four women who are forced to leave their Spanish convent for the outside world of threat, violence and passions; and two men who are pitted against each other in …

9288. Heaven and Hell

John Jakes

Heaven and Hell is a book published in 1987 that was written by John Jakes.

9289. The Years

Virginia Woolf

The Years is a 1937 novel by Virginia Woolf, the last she published in her lifetime. It traces the history of the genteel Pargiter family from the 1880s to the "present day" of the mid-1930s. Although spanning fifty years, the novel is not epic in scope, focusing instead on the …

9297. Killshot

Elmore Leonard

Killshot, the 1989 novel by author Elmore Leonard, tells the story of a married couple who find themselves in Cape Girardeau, Missouri while on the run from a pair of hitmen.

9298. The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray

Chris Wooding

The Haunting Of Alaizabel Cray is a Gothic, steampunk horror/ /alternate history novel about Victorian London overrun by the wych-kin, demonic creatures that have rendered the city uninhabitable south of the river, and which stalk the streets after dark. When Thaniel Fox, a …

9299. Banker to the Poor

Muhammad Yunus

It began with a simple $27 loan. After witnessing the cycle of poverty that kept many poor women enslaved to high-interest loan sharks in Bangladesh, Dr. Muhammad Yunus lent money to 42 women so they could purchase bamboo to make and sell stools. In a short time, the women were …

9300. This Thing of Darkness

Harry Thompson

A brilliant, action-packed and gripping novel of Charles Darwin's voyage on the Beagle - longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. In 1831 Charles Darwin set off in HMS Beagle under the command of Captain Robert Fitzroy on a voyage that would change the world. 'An outstandingly good …

9302. Web of Dreams

V. C. Andrews

Web of Dreams was written in 1990 by V. C. Andrews ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman. It is the fifth and final novel in The Casteel Series, and serves as a prequel to Heaven. Told primarily from the viewpoint of Heaven Casteel's mother, Leigh VanVoreen, the novel explains her …

9304. A Bell for Adano

John Hersey

A Bell for Adano is a 1944 novel by John Hersey, the winner of the 1945 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel. It tells the story of an Italian-American officer in Sicily during World War II who wins the respect and admiration of the people of the town of Adano by helping them find a …

9305. Les Miserables Vol 1

Victor Hugo

Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. In the English-speaking world, the novel is usually referred to by its original French title. However, several alternatives …

9307. Something Fresh

P. G. Wodehouse

Welcome to Blandings Castle, a place that is never itself without an imposter.Wodehouse himself once noted that "Blandings has impostors like other houses have mice." On this particular occasion there are two, both intent on a dangerous enterprise. Lord Emsworth's secretary, the …

9308. The Orchard Keeper

Cormac McCarthy

An American classic, The Orchard Keeper is the first novel by one of America's finest, most celebrated novelists. Set is a small, remote community in rural Tennessee in the years between the two world wars, it tells of John Wesley Rattner, a young boy, and Marion Sylder, an …

9309. Envy

Yury Olesha

First published in 1927, Yury Olesha's Envy is, both stylistically and thematically one of the most provocative novels from the Soviet era. Andrei Babichev is a paragon of Soviet values, an innovative and practical man, Director of the Food Industry Trust, a man whose vision …

9310. Hoffman's hunger

Leon de Winter

Felix Hoffman's hunger is both physical and emotional. A Dutch diplomat with a checkered career behind him, he is now Ambassador in Prague in the late 1980s; his final posting. In Kafka's haunted city, Hoffman desperately feeds his bulimia and spends his insomniac nights …

9311. Distinction

Pierre Bourdieu

La Distinction, by Pierre Bourdieu, is a sociological report about the state of French culture, based upon the author’s empirical research, from 1963 until 1968. In the US, the book was published as Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste. In 1998 the …

9312. The Book of Dead Days

Marcus Sedgwick

The Book of Dead Days is a novel by Marcus Sedgwick. It tells the story of a 15-year-old named Boy, a sorcerer named Valerian, a girl named Willow, and a scientist named Kepler. The Book of Dead Days is set in the days between Christmas and New Year, the period of time to which …

9314. Badenheim 1939

Aharon Appelfeld

Badenheim 1939 is an Israeli novel by Aharon Appelfeld. First published in Hebrew in 1978 as באדנהיים עיר נופש, it was his first novel to be translated into English, and was subsequently translated into many other languages. Described as "the greatest novel of the Holocaust", …

9315. Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western …

Erich Auerbach

Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature is a book of literary criticism by Erich Auerbach, and his most well known work. Written while Auerbach was teaching in Istanbul, Turkey, where he fled after being ousted from his professorship in Romance Philology at …

9316. Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel

Scott Adams

Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel is a satirical Dilbert book written by Scott Adams. It was originally published in 2002.

9317. Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 1: Fever and Spear

Javier Marías

Your Face Tomorrow, Volume 1: Fever and Spear is a 2002 novel by the Spanish writer Javier Marías. Margaret Jull Costa's English translation was published by New Directions in 2005. Costa won the coveted Valle- Inclán Award for this translation.

9318. Lidandets lustgård (Le Jardin des supplices)

Octave Mirbeau

The Torture Garden is a novel written by the French journalist, novelist and playwright Octave Mirbeau, and was first published in 1899 during the Dreyfus Affair. The novel is ironically dedicated: "To the priests, the soldiers, the judges, to those people who educate, instruct …

9319. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

Jakob Christoph Burckhardt

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy is an 1860 work on the Italian Renaissance by Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt. Together with his History of the Renaissance in Italy it is counted among the classics of Renaissance historiography. An English translation was produced …

9320. BoneMan's Daughters

Ted Dekker

BoneMan’s Daughters is a 2009 suspense thriller novel by Ted Dekker. It was a New York Times bestselling novel for 2009. It was listed on the New York Times bestselling E-Book list for November 2011.

9321. The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty

The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty is a collection of short stories by Eudora Welty, first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1980. Its first paperback edition won a 1983 U.S. National Book Award. Collected Stories demonstrates the author's ability to write from the point of …

9322. Sleeping in Flame

Jonathan Carroll

Sleeping in Flame is a novel by the American writer Jonathan Carroll. Originally published in 1988, the novel was nominated for a World Fantasy Award the following year.

9324. Summer Lightning

P. G. Wodehouse

Summer Lightning is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 1 July 1929 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, under the title Fish Preferred, and in the United Kingdom on 19 July 1929 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It was serialised in The Pall Mall Magazine …

9325. The Man Who Folded Himself

David Gerrold

This classic work of science fiction is widely considered to be the ultimate time-travel novel. When Daniel Eakins inherits a time machine, he soon realizes that he has enormous power to shape the course of history. He can foil terrorists, prevent assassinations, or just make …

9326. The Society of Mind

Marvin Minsky

The Society of Mind is both the title of a 1986 book and the name of a theory of natural intelligence as written and developed by Marvin Minsky.

9327. Kiss the Dust

Elizabeth Bear

Kiss the Dust is a book written by Elizabeth Laird on the conflicts between the Kurds and the then Saddam Hussein-led Iraqis. It is a young adult historical fiction novel about a twelve-year-old Kurdish girl and her family's escape from Iraq over the border into Iran. The book …

9328. The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes: The Novels

Arthur Conan Doyle

The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes is a series of three annotated books edited by Leslie S. Klinger, collecting all of Arthur Conan Doyle's short stories and novels about Sherlock Holmes. The books were originally published by W. W. Norton in oversized slipcased hardcover …

9329. A Treatise of Human Nature

David Hume

A Treatise of Human Nature is a book by Scottish philosopher David Hume, first published at the end of 1738. The full title of the Treatise is A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects. It contains the …

9330. Remake

Connie Willis

Remake is a 1995 science fiction novel by Connie Willis. It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1996. The book displays a dystopic near future, when computer animation and sampling have reduced the movie industry to software manipulation.

9331. Sixty Days and Counting

Kim Stanley Robinson

Sixty Days and Counting is the third book in the hard science fiction Science in the Capital trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson. It directly follows the events of Fifty Degrees Below, beginning just after the election of character Phil Chase to the White House. It follows the …

9332. Whip Hand

Dick Francis

Whip Hand is a crime novel by Dick Francis, the second novel in the Sid Halley series. The novel received the Gold Dagger Award for Best Novel of 1979, as well as the Edgar Award for Best Novel of 1980. Whip Hand is one of only two novels to have received both awards. The cover …

9333. Men Without Women

Ernest Hemingway

CLASSIC SHORT STORIES FROM THE MASTER OF AMERICAN FICTION First published in 1927, Men Without Women represents some of Hemingway's most important and compelling early writing. In these fourteen stories, Hemingway begins to examine the themes that would occupy his later works: …

9334. The Cat Who Went Underground

Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Went Underground is the ninth novel in the Cat Who series of murder mystery novels by Lilian Jackson Braun.

9335. Second Nature

Michael Pollan

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education was Michael Pollan's first book. It is a collection of essays about gardening arranged by seasons. It is listed in the American Horticultural Society's 75 Great American Garden Books.

9337. Dave Barry in Cyberspace

Dave Barry

Dave Barry in Cyberspace is a best-selling humor book that was published by Ballantine Books in 1996. Written by Dave Barry, this book takes the view point of a computer geek who enjoys using Windows 95. The book covers such topics as The History of Computing, How Computers …

9338. Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in …

Stephen Jay Gould

Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes is Stephen Jay Gould's third volume of collected essays reprinted from his monthly columns for Natural History magazine titled "This view of life". Three essays appeared elsewhere. "Evolution as Fact and Theory" first appeared in Discover magazine in …

9339. Not in the Flesh

Ruth Rendell

Not in the Flesh is 2007 novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell. The novel is the 21st entry in the Inspector Wexford series.

9340. The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

Mark Kurlansky

The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell is a book by Mark Kurlansky. It follows the history of New York City and the renowned oyster beds in the Hudson River estuary.

9341. The Merry Wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare

The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare, first published in 1602, though believed to have been written prior to 1597. The Windsor of the play's title is a reference to Windsor Castle in Berkshire, England, and though nominally set in the reign of Henry IV, …

9342. Backwards

Rob Grant

Backwards is the fourth Red Dwarf novel. It is set on the fictional backwards universe version of Earth. The novel was written by Rob Grant on his own. It follows on directly from the second Grant Naylor novel, Better Than Life, ignoring Last Human. As well as continuing the …

9346. Fletch

Gregory Mcdonald

Fletch is a 1974 mystery novel by Gregory Mcdonald, the first in a series featuring the character Irwin Maurice Fletcher.

9348. Wraith Squadron

Aaron Allston

The intrepid spies, pilots, and sharpshooters of Wraith Squadron are back in an all-new Star Wars adventure, which transpires just after the events of the Fate of the Jedi series!Wraith Squadron: The elite X-wing unit of rogues and misfits who became legends of the Rebellion, …

9349. A Gathering of Gargoyles

Meredith Ann Pierce

A Gathering of Gargoyles is the second book in The Darkangel Trilogy published in 1985 that was written by Meredith Ann Pierce.

9350. Honey, baby, sweetheart

Deb Caletti

Honey, Baby, Sweetheart is a book written by Deb Caletti.

9351. The Trouble With Physics: The Rise of String Theory, …

Lee Smolin

The Trouble with Physics: The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next is a 2006 book by the theoretical physicist Lee Smolin about the problems with string theory. Subtitled The Rise of String Theory, the Fall of a Science, and What Comes Next, the book …

9352. The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp

Rick Yancey

Publishers Weekly gave the book a starred review upon release and named it one of their "Best Books for Children" in 2005, the book was a Carnegie Medal nominee in 2006, and the film rights to the book were picked up by Warner Bros. in 2005. A sequel, Alfred Kropp: The Seal of …

9353. Guilty Pleasures

Laurell K. Hamilton

New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton brings Anita Blake to the world of graphic novels. Anita Blake lives in a world where vampires, zombies and werewolves have been declared legal citizens of the United States. Anita Blake is an "animator" - a profession that …

9354. Bone Dance

Emma Bull

Bone Dance is a fantasy novel written by Emma Bull and published in 1991. It was nominated for the Hugo and World Fantasy Awards.

9355. Earthquake Weather

Tim Powers

Earthquake Weather is a contemporary fantasy novel by Tim Powers, published in 1997. It is the third in his Fault Lines series and the sequel to his earlier novels Last Call and Expiration Date. It involves characters from both previous novels, two fugitives from a psychiatric …

9356. Paths of Glory

Jeffrey Archer

Some people have dreams that are so magnificent that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. But what if one man had such a dream…and once he'd fulfilled it, there was no proof that he had achieved his ambition?This is the story of such a man: …

9357. Sassinak

Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Moon

Sassinak is a science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Moon, published by Baen Books in 1990. It is the first book in the Planet Pirates trilogy and continues the Ireta series that McCaffrey initiated with Dinosaur Planet in 1978. McCaffrey wrote the second Planet …

9358. Stardust

Neil Gaiman

Stardust is a novel by Neil Gaiman, usually published with illustrations by Charles Vess. Stardust has a different tone and style from most of Gaiman's prose fiction, being consciously written in the tradition of pre-Tolkien English fantasy, following in the footsteps of authors …

9359. Fatal Revenant

Stephen R. Donaldson

Fatal Revenant is the second novel by Stephen R. Donaldson in the four book series The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. Linden Avery is taken 10,000 years into the Land's past, where she meets Berek Halfhand.

9360. Peachtree Road

Anne Rivers Siddons

Peachtree Road is an American novel by Anne Rivers Siddons. It is principally set in Atlanta, Georgia and fictionalizes the experience of several wealthy Atlanta families from the 1930s through the 1970s. The title refers to the section of Peachtree Street that runs through the …

9362. The Lake of Souls

Darren Shan

The Lake of Souls is the 10th book in The Saga of Darren Shan and is also the first in the 4th and final trilogy in 'The Saga' called The Vampire Destiny Trilogy. The book adds many more questions that will be answered in the final books, and introduces the character Spits …

9363. Hunters of the Dusk

Darren Shan

Hunters of the Dusk is the seventh novel in The Saga of Darren Shan by Darren Shan. It is part of the Vampire War trilogy, which comprises the seventh to ninth novels of the twelve-book saga.

9365. Atlantis

David Gibbins

Atlantis is an archaeological adventure novel by David Gibbins. First published in 2005, it is the first book in Gibbins' Jack Howard series. It has been published in 30 languages and has sold over a million copies, and is the basis for a TV miniseries currently in development.

9366. The Venus Throw: A Novel of Ancient Rome

Steven Saylor

The Venus Throw is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor, first published by St. Martin's Press in 1995. It is the fourth book in his Roma Sub Rosa series of mystery novels set in the final decades of the Roman Republic. The main character is the Roman sleuth …

9367. Tonguecat

Peter Verhelst

A Visionary Novel By a Leading New International Writer Tonguecat tells the story of a city’s decline into chaos and violence upon the arrival of Prometheus, the titan who stole fire from the gods and gave it to mankind. In the Netherlands, the novel has been described as “a …

9368. The Hangman's Daughter

Oliver Pötzsch

The Hangman's Daughter is a novel by Oliver Pötzsch. First published in Germany by Ullstein Verlag in 2008, it was translated into English and issued digitally under the AmazonCrossing imprint in 2010. A paper edition was released in English by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2010. …

9369. Hate That Cat

Sharon Creech

Hate That Cat is a verse novel written by Sharon Creech and published by HarperCollins.

9372. Switched

Amanda Hocking

Switched is the first book of the young adult paranormal literature series the Trylle Trilogy. It follows the story of Wendy Everly as she meets Finn Holmes, who informs her of her inherited royal status and true identity as a member of the Trylle.

9373. Harpy Thyme

Piers Anthony

Harpy Thyme is the seventeenth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

9374. Saffy's Angel

Hilary McKay

Saffy's Angel is the first novel in the Casson Family series written by Hilary McKay. The book is written about a family and their respective lives.

9375. Flood

Stephen Baxter

Here is the "deeply scary" (BBC Focus) new novel from a national bestselling and critically acclaimed author. Four hostages are rescued from a group of religious extremists in Barcelona. After five years of being held captive together, they make a vow to always watch out for one …

9376. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

Deepak Chopra

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success – A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams is a 1994 self-help, pocket-sized book by Deepak Chopra, published originally by New World Library, freely inspired in Hinduist and spiritualistic concepts, which preaches the idea that …

9377. When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa

Peter Godwin

When a Crocodile Eats the Sun is an acclaimed 2006 book of memoirs by Peter Godwin. It is a continuation of Godwin's highly successful earlier memoirs, Mukiwa. The book was published by Picador.

9378. Man Plus

edited by Frederik Pohl

Man Plus is a 1976 science fiction novel by American writer Frederik Pohl. It won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1976, was nominated for the Hugo and Campbell Awards, and placed third in the annual Locus Poll in 1977. Pohl teamed up with Thomas T. Thomas to write a sequel, …

9379. The Wolf's Hour

Robert R. McCammon

The Wolf's Hour is a 1989 World War II adventure novel with a twist by Robert R. McCammon. A British secret agent goes behind German lines to stop a secret weapon from being launched against the Allies. The twist is that this agent is a werewolf. The book also includes some of …

9380. Signal to Noise

Neil Gaiman

Signal to Noise (ISBN 1-56971-144-5) is a graphic novel written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Dave McKean. It was originally serialised in the UK style magazine The Face, beginning in 1989, and collected as a graphic novel in 1992, published by Victor Gollancz Ltd in the UK …

9381. The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby

Tom Wolfe

The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby is the title of Tom Wolfe's first collected book of essays, published in 1965. The book is named for one of the stories in the collection that was originally published in Esquire magazine in 1963 under the title "There Goes That …

9382. Peeling the Onion

Günter Grass

Peeling the Onion is an autobiographical work by German Nobel Prize-winning author and playwright Günter Grass, published in 2006. It begins with the end of his childhood in Danzig when the Second World War breaks out, and ends with the author finishing his first great literary …

9383. Gold

Isaac Asimov

Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection is a 1995 collection of stories and essays by American writer Isaac Asimov. The stories, which comprise the volume's first half, are short pieces which had remained uncollected at the time of Asimov's death. "Cal" describes a robot that …

9384. The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel

Alain de Botton

The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel is a book by Alain Botton.

9385. Cold Sassy Tree

Olive Ann Burns

Cold Sassy Tree is a 1984 historical novel by Olive Ann Burns. Set in the U.S. state of Georgia in the fictional town of Cold Sassy in 1906, it follows the life of a 14-year-old boy named Will Tweedy, and explores themes such as religion, death, and social taboos. An incomplete …

9386. Breakfast with Buddha

Roland Merullo

Breakfast with Buddha is a 2007 spiritual fiction novel by American author Roland Merullo. According to this story, Otto Ringling, an editor of food books who lives in New York and a skeptic, reluctantly goes onto a road trip with Volya Rinpoche, a Siberian monk. This story, …

9387. Infernal Devices

Philip Reeve

Infernal Devices is the third of four novels in Philip Reeve's children's series, the Mortal Engines Quartet.

9388. The Long Valley

John Steinbeck

The Long Valley is a collection of short stories written by the American author John Steinbeck. The collection was first published in 1938. It comprises 12 short stories. The short stories were written over several years and are set in Steinbeck's birthplace, the Salinas Valley …

9389. Die Judenbuche

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff

Die Judenbuche is a novella written by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff and first published in 1842. The beech tree becomes a significant symbol in the story. It has been considered as potentially one of the first murder mysteries and is indeed often viewed as a crime thriller or …

9390. For the New Intellectual

Ayn Rand

For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand is a 1961 work by Ayn Rand, her first long non-fiction book. Much of the material consists of excerpts from Rand's novels, supplemented by a long title essay that focuses on the history of philosophy.

9391. The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend

David Gemmell

The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend is a fantasy novel first published in 1993 and was written by British author David Gemmell. The novel is a prequel to the popular title Legend. The novel details the early life and events of the character Druss, it is followed by The …

9394. The Minotaur

Ruth Rendell

The Minotaur is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, written under the pseudonym Barbara Vine. It was first published in 2005.

9395. Dinotopia: The World Beneath

James Gurney

Dinotopia: The World Beneath is a book published in 1995 that was written by James Gurney.

9396. Acceptable Risk

Robin Cook

Acceptable Risk is a 1995 novel by American author Robin Cook. A scientist discovers a mold in a spooky old house he lives in with his girlfriend. In order to test his theory that the discovery could help people feel calm in extreme situations, the scientist injects himself and …

9397. The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

"I am very happy that you liked that little book," wrote Vladimir Nabokov to Edmund Wilson in 1941. "As I think I told you, I wrote it five years ago, in Paris, on the implement called bidet as a writing desk--because we lived in one room and I had to use our small bathroom as a …

9398. The Year of Our War

Steph Swainston

The fantasy novel The Year of Our War is the first book by British author Steph Swainston. It is often given as an example of the New Weird literary genre.

9399. By Nightfall

Michael Cunningham

By Nightfall is the sixth novel by Pulitzer Prize winning American author Michael Cunningham.

9400. Sanctuary

Meg Cabot

Jessica Mastriani knew she wasn't going to be able to hide her psychic powers from the US government forever - but she never thought that she'd actually have something in common with one of their agents! Especially as that agent is Dr Cyrus Krantz , who had previously been …

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