The most popular books in English
from 9601 to 9800

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.

9601. Summer of the Swans

Betsy Byars

Summer of the Swans is a children's novel by Betsy Byars about fourteen-year-old Sara Godfrey's search for her missing, mentally challenged brother Charlie. It won the Newbery Medal in 1971. Summer of the Swans was adapted for television as Sara's Summer of the Swans in 1974.

9602. The World Jones Made

Philip K. Dick

The World Jones Made is a 1956 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick examining notions of precognition, humanity, and politics. It was first published by Ace Books as one half of Ace Double D-150, bound dos-à-dos with Agent of the Unknown by Margaret St. Clair.

9603. A Clergyman's Daughter

George Orwell

A Clergyman's Daughter is a 1935 novel by English author George Orwell. It tells the story of Dorothy Hare, the clergyman's daughter of the title, whose life is turned upside down when she suffers an attack of amnesia. It is Orwell's most formally experimental novel, featuring a …

9604. Elidor

Alan Garner

Elidor is a children's fantasy novel by the British author Alan Garner, published by Collins in 1965. Set primarily in modern Manchester, it features four English children who enter a fantasy world, fulfill a quest there, and return to find that the enemy has followed them into …

9606. The Mask

Dean Koontz

The Mask is a novel by the best-selling author Dean Koontz originally released under the pseudonym Owen West in 1981. Koontz later re-released the novel under his own name.

9607. The Crown of Dalemark

Diana Wynne Jones

The Crown of Dalemark is a 1993 fantasy novel by Diana Wynne Jones. It is the fourth and last book of the Dalemark Quartet, and follows the adventures of a group of people trying to reunite North and South Dalemark under a new king.

9608. Dictionary of the Khazars

Milorad Pavić

Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel is the first novel by Serbian writer Milorad Pavić, published in 1984. Originally written in Serbian, the novel has been translated into many languages. It was first published in English by Knopf, New York in 1988. There is no easily …

9609. Fablehaven: Keys to the Demon Prison

Brandon Mull

Fablehaven: Keys to the Demon Prison is the fifth and final installment in The New York Times' bestselling Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull.

9610. Black Mischief

Evelyn Waugh

Black Mischief was Evelyn Waugh's third novel, published in 1932. The novel chronicles the efforts of the English-educated Emperor Seth, assisted by a fellow Oxford graduate, Basil Seal, to modernize his Empire, the fictional African island of Azania, located in the Indian Ocean …

9611. Maps in a Mirror

Orson Scott Card

Maps in a Mirror is a collection of short stories by Orson Scott Card. Like Card's novels, most of the stories have a science fiction or fantasy theme. Some of the stories, such as "Ender's Game", "Lost Boys", and Mikal's Songbird were later expanded into novels. Each of the …

9613. The Other

Thomas Tryon

The Other is the 1971 debut novel by Thomas Tryon. Set in 1935, the novel focuses on the sadistic relationship between two thirteen-year-old identical twin boys, one who is well-behaved, and the other, a sociopath who wreaks havoc on his family's rural New England farm property. …

9614. The Clue of the Broken Locket

Carolyn Keene

The Clue of the Broken Locket is the eleventh volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1934, and was written by Mildred Benson under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.

9615. Daniel Martin

John Fowles

A new trade paperback edition of "a masterpiece of symbolically charged realism....Fowles is the only writer in English who has the power, range, knowledge, and wisdom of a Tolstoy or James" (John Gardner, Saturday Review).The eponymous hero of John Fowles's largest and richest …

9616. Penny from Heaven

Jennifer L. Holm

Penny from Heaven is a children's novel that was named a Newbery Honor book in 2007. It was written by Jennifer L. Holm, the author of another Newbery Honor book, Our Only May Amelia and first published by Random House.

9617. Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman

Stefan Zweig

Life at the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette has long captivated readers, drawn by accounts of the intrigues and pageantry that came to such a sudden and unexpected end. Stefan Zweig's Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman is a dramatic account of the …

9618. Catfish and mandala

Andrew X. Pham

Catfish and mandala is a book written by Andrew X. Pham.

9619. The Hacker Crackdown

Bruce Sterling

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier is a work of nonfiction by Bruce Sterling first published in 1992. The book discusses watershed events in the hacker subculture in the early 1990s. The most notable topic covered is Operation Sundevil and the …

9620. Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith

Deborah Heiligman

Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith is a book written by Deborah Heiligman.

9621. Among the Free

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Free is a 2006 book by Margaret Peterson Haddix, about a time in which drastic measures have been taken to quell overpopulation. It is the seventh and final book in the Shadow Children series.

9622. The Tiger in the Smoke

Margery Allingham

The Tiger in the Smoke is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1952 in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus and in the United States by Doubleday. It is the fourteenth novel in the Albert Campion series. Author J. K. Rowling revealed that is her favorite …

9623. Software

Rudy Rucker

Software is a 1982 cyberpunk science fiction novel written by Rudy Rucker. It won the first Philip K. Dick Award in 1983. The novel is the first book in Rucker's Ware Tetralogy, and was followed by a sequel, Wetware, in 1988.

9624. Understood Betsy

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Understood Betsy is a 1916 novel for children by Dorothy Canfield Fisher.

9627. His Illegal Self

Peter Carey

His Illegal Self is a 2008 novel by Australian author Peter Carey. It was shortlisted for the 2008 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and longlisted for the 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

9628. The Nightingale

Hans Christian Andersen

When he learns that the nightingale's song is one of the most beautiful sounds in the world, the Emperor of China sends his courtiers to find the bird and present it as a guest at court. The nightingale can speak to humans and agrees to come, but when the Emperor receives a …

9629. Three Men on the Bummel

Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men on the Bummel is a humorous novel by Jerome K. Jerome. It was published in 1900, eleven years after his most famous work, Three Men in a Boat. The sequel brings back the three companions who figured in Three Men in a Boat, this time on a bicycle tour through the German …

9631. Half the Blood of Brooklyn

Charlie Huston

Half the Blood of Brooklyn is a 2007 pulp-noir / horror novel by American writer Charlie Huston. It is the third novel in the Joe Pitt Casebooks, following No Dominion. The series follows the life of the New York vampyre Joe Pitt, who works sometimes as an enforcer for various …

9632. Waverley

Walter Scott

Waverley is an 1814 historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. Published anonymously in 1814 as Scott's first venture into prose fiction, it is often regarded as the first historical novel in the western tradition. It became so popular that Scott's later novels were advertised as …

9633. Parker Pyne Investigates

Agatha Christie

Parker Pyne Investigates is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by William Collins and Sons in November 1934. Along with The Listerdale Mystery, this collection did not appear under the usual imprint of the Collins Crime Club but …

9636. The Simple Art of Murder

Raymond Chandler

"The Simple Art of Murder" refers to hard-boiled detective fiction author Raymond Chandler's critical essay, a magazine article, and his collection of short stories. The essay was first published in The Atlantic Monthly in December 1944. The magazine article appeared in the …

9637. Ancient Evenings

Norman Mailer

Ancient Evenings is a novel by American author Norman Mailer. It deals with the lives of two protagonists, one young, one old, in a very alien Ancient Egypt marked by journeys by the dead, reincarnation, and violent and hyper-sexual gods and mortals in a complex combination of …

9638. The Adventures & Misadventures of Maqroll

Alvaro Mutis

The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is a compilation of novellas by Colombian author Álvaro Mutis. First published as a two-volume collection in Colombia in 1993, the work was translated into English by Edith Grossman in 2002. The novellas center on the exploits and …

9640. The Favourite Game

Leonard Cohen

The Favourite Game is the first novel by Leonard Cohen. It was first published by Secker and Warburg in the fall of 1963. In 1959, Cohen was awarded a $2,000 Canada Council grant, which he used to live cheaply in London and on the Greek island of Hydra while he wrote the novel, …

9641. Metroland

Julian Barnes

Metroland is an English novel written by Julian Barnes and published in 1980. Philip Larkin wrote a letter to Barnes saying "that he had much enjoyed it, despite his prejudice against novels with people under the age of 21 in them. He added, gloomily, something like, 'but is …

9644. Tough Guys Don't Dance

Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer peers into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male in a brilliant crime novel that transcends genre. When Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer living on Cape Cod, awakes with a gruesome hangover, a painful tattoo on his upper arm, and a severed …

9645. Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages

Ammon Shea

Author Ammon Shea's personal account of reading the entire 20 volume, 1989 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in one year

9646. Panic

Jeff Abbott

Panic is a 2005 thriller by Jeff Abbott about an unsuspecting young documentary film maker, Evan, whose life is turned upside down when he realizes that his parents have been working as spies throughout their lives. One morning his mother phones him and asks him to come to her …

9647. The Tower at Stony Wood

Patricia A. McKillip

The Tower at Stony Wood is a 2000 fantasy novel by Patricia A. McKillip. It was a 2001 Nebula Award nominee.

9648. Curse of the Mistwraith

Janny Wurts

Curse of the Mistwraith is volume one of the Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts.

9649. A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

Christopher Brookmyre

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil is the tenth novel by Christopher Brookmyre.

9650. The Way Through the Woods

Colin Dexter

The Way Through the Woods is a crime novel by Colin Dexter, the tenth novel in the Inspector Morse series. It received the Gold Dagger Award in 1992. The plot deals with the search for a beautiful young Swedish woman who went missing a year earlier. An anonymous riddle, in the …

9651. A Gathering of Old Men

Ernest J. Gaines

A Gathering of Old Men is a novel by Ernest J. Gaines published in 1983. Set on a 1970s Louisiana cane farm, the novel addresses racial discrimination and a bond that cannot be usurped.

9653. The Rottweiler

Ruth Rendell

The Rottweiler is a psychological thriller novel by English crime writer Ruth Rendell.

9655. Cruel Shoes

Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes is a collection of offbeat, mostly humorous essays and short stories by Steve Martin, and his first published book, and is also the title of one of the pieces therein, a satirical short-short story about a woman in a shoe store. Cruel Shoes was originally released in …

9656. Alice, I Think

Susan Juby

Alice, I Think is the first in a trilogy of comic novels written by Susan Juby. It was first published in 2000. It is set in Smithers, British Columbia and describes the struggle of a young woman, Alice Macleod, as she matures. Alice, I Think was nominated for the Amazon/Books …

9657. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Bartolomé de las Casas

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542 about the mistreatment of the indigenous peoples of the Americas in colonial times and sent to then Prince Philip II of Spain. He wrote it for …

9658. By Schism Rent Asunder

David Weber

By Schism Rent Asunder is a science fiction book written by David Weber. It is the second book in the open-ended Safehold series, after Off Armageddon Reef. The publication date was July 22, 2008. The third book in the series is named By Heresies Distressed

9659. Reversible Errors

Scott Turow

Reversible Errors, published in 2002 is Scott Turow's sixth novel, and like the others, set in fictional Kindle County. The novel won the 2003 Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Fiction. The title is a legal term. The novel revolves around three 1991 murders for which Rommy …

9660. Under the Eagle

Simon Scarrow

Under the Eagle is the first book in the Eagle Series, by Simon Scarrow and is his début novel. It starts on the Rhine Frontier in 42, and centres on Quintus Lucinius Cato, a newly appointed Optio, and his commanding Centurion Macro.

9662. Iron Fist

Aaron Allston

Iron Fist is a novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It is the sixth novel in the Star Wars: X-wing series, and was written by Aaron Allston. It continues the exploits of Wraith Squadron begun by Allston in Wraith Squadron.

9667. April Lady

Georgette Heyer

April Lady is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. It is in many respects a classic example of her work: light, with some drama and delicately handled romance. Heyer writes from the perspective of two main characters throughout the book. The story is set in 1813.

9675. Naoko

Kerim Yasar

Detective story writer and winner of the prestigious Japan Mystery Writers Association Award, Higashino has created in Naoko a surreal story of a man whose dead wife's soul seems to have taken up residence in his daughter. A funny, poignant and intelligent commentary on gender …

9676. Fragment

Warren Fahy

Fragment, is a science-based thriller by bestselling author and screenwriter, Warren Fahy. The novel focuses on a crew of young scientists from a reality TV show who must try to survive when their research vessel, the Trident, lands on Henders Island, where predatory creatures …

9679. Eva

Peter Dickinson

Eva is a science fiction novel for young adults by Peter Dickinson, published by Gollancz in 1988. Set in a dystopian future, it features "the hybrid that results when the brain-patterns and memory of a dying girl are transferred into the brain of a chimpanzee." Dickinson …

9680. Sporting Chance

Elizabeth Moon

Sporting Chance is a science fiction novel, written by Elizabeth Moon. Published in 1994, it is the second novel in the Familias Regnant fictional universe, and the second in the Heris Serrano trilogy. It follows on the heels of Hunting Party and is followed by Winning Colors.

9683. The Dollhouse Murders

Betty Ren Wright

Best-selling author Betty Ren Wright earned eight state awards for this middle-grade mystery about a murder kept secret in a dollhouse. Amy is terrified. She hears scratching and scurrying noises coming from the dollhouse, and the dolls she was playing with are not where she …

9690. The Children of the Company

Kage Baker

The Children of the Company is a science fiction novel by Kage Baker. It is another in the series concerned with the exploits of The Company, a 24th-century cabal which exploits history for profit with the aid of immortal cyborgs living in the past. Although presented as a …

9691. The Treasured One

David Eddings

Jalkan stumbled back, spitting blood, teeth, and curses and he clawed at his knife-hilt. Keselo's sword, however, came out of its sheath more smoothly and rapidly. The young man put the point of his sword against the bone-thin Trogite's throat. "Drop it, Jalkan," he said quite …

9692. Princess Diaries, Volume 10: Forever Princess

Meg Cabot

The tenth book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot. It's Mia's senior year, and things seem great. She aced her senior project, got accepted to her dream college(s), and has her eighteenth birthday gala coming up . . . not to mention prom, …

9693. Saint

Ted Dekker

Saint is a 2008 mystery novel written by Ted Dekker. It is the second in the series of the 'Project Showdown' Books which are also called 'The Paradise Novels'.

9694. Dragon Sword and Wind Child

Noriko Ogiwara

In the land of Toyoashihara, the forces of the God of Light and the Goddess of Darkness have waged war for generations. But for 15-year old Saya, the war is far away and unimportant--until the day she discovers she is the reincarnation of the Water Maiden and a princess of the …

9697. Blink

Ted Dekker

Blink is a 2003 novel by Christian author Ted Dekker. It was re-released in November 2007 under the title Blink of an Eye, featuring new content and a more expedient storyline. It follows two main characters from a 3rd person perspective. Blink is set in the modern-day United …

9705. The Sorcerer

Jack Whyte

The Sorcerer is a serialized work of historical fiction books written by Jack Whyte first published in 1997.

9706. Das Känguru-Manifest

Marc-Uwe Kling

Ungekürzte Autorenlesung. Live-Mitschnitt. 315 Min.Audio CD Sie sind wieder da - das kommunistische Känguru und der stoische Kleinkünstler! Auf der Jagd nach dem höchstverdächtigen Pinguin rasen sie durch die ganze Welt. Spektakuläre Enthüllungen! Skandale!Intrigen! Ein Mord, …

9707. The Clerkenwell Tales

Peter Ackroyd

The Clerkenwell Tales is an historical novel by English writer Peter Ackroyd, first published in 2003.

9709. In Search of the Castaways; or the Children of …

Jules Verne

In Search of the Castaways is a novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1867–1868. The original edition, published by Hetzel, contains a number of illustrations by Édouard Riou. In 1876 it was republished by George Routledge & Sons as a three volume set titled …

9712. The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell

Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell is the twenty-eighth book in the Cat Who series by Lilian Jackson Braun. This book contains a fictional interview between Ms. Braun and Jim Qwilleran, a main character in the story.

9714. Stranger in Paradise

Robert B. Parker

Stranger in Paradise is a 2008 crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the seventh in his Jesse Stone series.

9719. Among the Enemy

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Enemy is a 2005 novel by Margaret Peterson Haddix, about a time in which drastic measures have been taken to quell overpopulation. It is the sixth of seven novels in the Shadow Children series.

9720. Stranger Music

Leonard Cohen

Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs celebrates the astonishing career of Leonard Cohen, revered around the world as one of the great visionaries, writers, performers, and most consistently daring songwriters. Cohen’s career began in 1956 with the publication of Let Us …

9722. The Fall

Garth Nix

The Fall is the first book in Garth Nix's The Seventh Tower series, published in 2000 by Scholastic. It tells the story of Tal, a boy who lives in a world with eternal darkness. His home is a Castle with seven towers. The cover design and art are by Madalina Stefan and Steve …

9725. Brother of Sleep

Robert Schneider

Could the greatest musician of all time live his life in a remote peasant village and never be discovered by the world? Set against the backdrop of an Alpine village in the nineteenth century, this astounding novel tells the story of Elias Johannes Alder, a musical genius with …

9726. When I Was Puerto Rican

Esmeralda Santiago

When I Was Puerto Rican is a 1993 autobiography written by Puerto Rican native Esmeralda Santiago. It is the first of three installments, followed by Almost a Woman and The Turkish Lover. This first book begins by describing Santiago's life in Macún, Puerto Rico. It details the …

9727. Winning Colors

Elizabeth Moon

Winning Colors is the third novel in the space opera, military science fiction Familias Regnant fictional universe written by Elizabeth Moon; it continues the plot centered on the adventures of captain Heris Serrano and the maturation of several wealthy Families' scions, which …

9728. Among Others

Jo Walton

Winner of the 2011 Nebula Award for Best NovelWinner of the 2012 Hugo Award for Best NovelStartling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first …

9731. Bleak Seasons

Glen Cook

Bleak Seasons is the sixth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing series, The Black Company. The series combines elements of epic fantasy and dark fantasy as it follows an elite mercenary unit, The Black Company, through roughly forty years of its approximately four hundred year history.

9733. The Firebugs: A Morality Without a Moral

Max Frisch

Gottlieb Biedermann, a German businessman, tries to ignore the fact that the two men in his attic are arsonists, in hopes of preventing them from burning down his house

9734. Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country

Rosalind Miles

Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country is a novel by Rosalind Miles, based on Arthurian legend. It chronicles the life of Queen Guenevere from her perspective, from childhood to the blossoming of her relationship with Lancelot.

9736. Gigi

Colette

9737. This Blinding Absence of Light - Arabic Translation

Tahar Ben Jelloun

This Blinding Absence of Light is a 2001 novel by the Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale. Its narrative is based on the testimony of a former inmate at Tazmamart, a Moroccan secret prison for political prisoners, with extremely harsh …

9738. From Bauhaus to Our House

Tom Wolfe

From Bauhaus to Our House is a 1981 narrative of Modern architecture, written by Tom Wolfe.

9739. The Broken Sword

Poul Anderson

The Broken Sword is a fantasy novel written by Poul Anderson, originally published in 1954. It was issued in a revised edition by Ballantine Books as the twenty-fourth volume of their Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in January 1971. The original text was returned to print by …

9740. Engine City

Ken MacLeod

Engine City is a science fiction novel by Ken MacLeod. It is the third novel in the Engines of Light Trilogy. The novel follows on from Dark Light and is also set in the "Second Sphere", primarily in the city of Nova Babylonia, the plot centering around the arrival of humans …

9741. Solar Lottery

Philip K. Dick

Solar Lottery is a 1955 science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. It was his first published novel and contains many of the themes present in his later work. It was also published in altered form in the UK as World of Chance.

9742. Tides of War

Steven Pressfield

Tides of War is a novel by Steven Pressfield, chronicling the Peloponnesian War. Similar to Pressfield's previous classical history novel, Gates of Fire, Tides of War is presented as a Frame narrative, wherein the primary narrator, an Athenian soldier named Polemides, recounts …

9743. The Day the Leader was Killed

Naguib Mahfouz

The Day the Leader was Killed is a novel written and published by Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz in 1983.

9745. Acorna's Quest

Anne McCaffrey

Acorna's Quest is a fantasy or science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Margaret Ball. It is the sequel to their Acorna: The Unicorn Girl; those two were the first books in the Acorna Universe series that comprises ten books as of 2011. McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough …

9746. In Free Fall

Juli Zeh

The gripping international bestseller that fuses an ingenious detective tale with stunning, cinematic storytelling—and a provocative riff on quantum physics—from Germany’s foremost young literary talent.A child is kidnapped but does not know it. One man dies, two physicists …

9747. Roads to Santiago

Cees Nooteboom

Roads to Santiago is a 1992 travelogue by the Dutch writer Cees Nooteboom. It focuses on the pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

9750. Don't Bite the Sun

Tanith Lee

Don't Bite the Sun is a 1976 science fiction novel by Tanith Lee set in a utopian world which the main character comes to reject. The main character and her friends are wild, crazy "Jang" teenagers whose lifestyle is full of reckless behaviour, promiscuous sex, repeated suicide, …

9751. Book of Longing

Leonard Cohen

Book of Longing is the first new poetry book by Leonard Cohen since 1984's Book of Mercy. First published in 2006 by McClelland and Stewart, Book of Longing contains 167 previously unpublished poems and drawings, mostly written at a Zen monastery on Mount Baldy in California, …

9752. Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American …

Jonah Goldberg

Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning is a book by Jonah Goldberg in which he argues that fascist movements were and are left-wing. Published in January 2008, it reached #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list of …

9753. Omega minor

Paul Verhaeghen

Omega Minor is a 2004 novel by the Belgian writer Paul Verhaeghen. The narrative follows a number of European research students, and their theories about the Omega density parameter and the nature of dark matter, as well as ponders on the violence of World War II. The book …

9754. The Gemini Contenders

Robert Ludlum

The Gemini Contenders is a 1976 novel by Robert Ludlum.

9755. An Infamous Army

Georgette Heyer

An Infamous Army is a novel by Georgette Heyer. In this novel Heyer combines her penchant for meticulously researched historical novels with her more popular period romances. So in addition to being a Regency romance, it is one of the most historically accurate and vividly …

9757. Frederick

Leo Lionni

Frederick is a book by Leo Lionni.

9759. Struwwelpeter

Heinrich Hoffmann

Der Struwwelpeter is a German children's book by Heinrich Hoffmann. It comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of misbehavior in an exaggerated way. The title of the first story …

9760. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy is a novel by Laurence Sterne, written and first published in 1768, as Sterne was facing death. In 1765, Sterne travelled through France and Italy as far south as Naples, and after returning determined to describe his travels from a …

9761. The torso

Helene Tursten

Die Tätowierung is a book written by Helene Tursten.

9763. The Fourth Estate

Jeffrey Archer

The Fourth Estate is a 1996 novel by Jeffrey Archer. It chronicles the lives of two media barons, Richard Armstrong and Keith Townsend, from their starkly contrasting childhoods to their ultimate battle to build the world's biggest media empire. The book is based on two real …

9767. A Confederate General from Big Sur

Richard Brautigan

A Confederate General from Big Sur is Richard Brautigan's first novel, published in 1964. The story takes place in 1957. A man named Lee Mellon believes he is a descendant of a Confederate general who was originally from Big Sur, California. This general is not in any books or …

9768. Aimee and Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943

Erica Fischer

Aimee and Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943 is a book by Erica Fischer.

9771. Death and the Devil

Frank Schätzing

Death and Devil is the first novel by Frank Schätzing, but was published only after his second novel Mordshunger. The background is set in the period of 10 to 14 September 1260 in Cologne, and focuses on the struggle for power between the Colognian noblemen and the Archbishop of …

9772. The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract

Bill James

The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract is a reference-type book written by Bill James featuring an overview of professional baseball decade by decade, along with rankings of the top 100 players at each position. The original edition was published in 1985 by Villard Books, …

9774. El Sobrino de Wittgenstein

Thomas Bernhard

It is 1967, in a Viennese hospital. In separate wards: the narrator named Thomas Bernhard, is stricken with a lung ailment; his friend Paul, nephew of Ludwig Wittgenstein, is suffering fom one of his periodic bouts of madness. Bernhard traces the growth of an intense friendship …

9776. Lord of Snow and Shadows

Sarah Ash

Lord of Snow and Shadows is a book published in 2003 that was written by Sarah Ash.

9777. The Cellar

Richard Laymon

The Cellar is a 1980 horror novel by American author Richard Laymon. It was Laymon's first published novel, and together with sequels The Beast House, The Midnight Tour, and the novella Friday Night in Beast House, forms the series known by fans of Laymon as "The Beast House …

9778. Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader

James Luceno

Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader is a novel set in the non-canonical Star Wars Legends continuity, written by James Luceno, that was published by Del Rey on November 22, 2005. Dark Lord takes place in the immediate aftermath of the events in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of …

9779. The Doom that Came to Sarnath and Other Stories

H. P. Lovecraft

The Doom That Came to Sarnath and Other Stories is a collection of fantasy and horror stories by H. P. Lovecraft, edited by Lin Carter. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books as the twenty-sixth volume of its celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in …

9781. Plague Ship

Clive Cussler

Plague Ship is the 5th installment of The Oregon Files by Clive Cussler & Jack Du Brul. It recounts a series of violent viral attacks on cruise ships by extremists who want to make half the worlds population sterile. The group, named "The Responsivists", is an thinly …

9782. The Morning Star: In Which the Extraordinary …

Nick Bantock

The Morning Star: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin and Sabine is Illuminated is a book published in 2003 that was written by Nick Bantock.

9783. King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table

Roger Lancelyn Green

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table is a novel for children written by Roger Lancelyn Green. It was first published by Puffin Books in 1953 and has been frequently reprinted. In 2008 it was reissued in the Puffin Classics series with an introduction by David Almond, …

9784. Night Shift

Lilith Saintcrow

Night Shift is a book published in 2008 that was written by Lilith Saintcrow.

9785. Buy Jupiter and Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

Buy Jupiter and Other Stories is a 1975 collection of short stories by American writer Isaac Asimov. Each story is introduced by a short account of how it came to be written and what was happening in Asimov's life at the time, and follows on from where The Early Asimov left off. …

9786. Two Old Women

Velma Wallis

Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine. …

9787. Felida

Akif Pirinçci

"The Emergent Manager" examines the process of becoming a manager within organizations and considers how people relate the ways in which they 'manage' their lives to their development as managers in the workplace. At the heart of the book is the idea of the individual engaged in …

9788. Not the End of the World

Christopher Brookmyre

Not the End of the World is Christopher Brookmyre's third novel, and the first not to feature Jack Parlabane, Christopher Brookmyre's most used character. The novel is also the first book Brookmyre has written that is based solely outside of the United Kingdom. The story takes …

9789. Caucasia

Danzy Senna

Caucasia is an American novel written by Danzy Senna. Caucasia is the coming-of-age story of Birdie and Cole, multiracial sisters who have a white mother and black father. The novel is set in Boston, Massachusetts during the turbulent mid-1970s. Much of the novel centers around …

9790. Rimrunners

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Rimrunners is a science fiction novel written by C. J. Cherryh and set in her Alliance-Union universe, in which humanity has split into three major power blocs: Union, the Merchanter's Alliance and Earth. Chronologically, the book follows immediately after the author's …

9791. Death in the Andes

Mario Vargas Llosa

Death in the Andes is a 1993 novel by the Nobel Prize-winning Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa. It follows the character Lituma, from Who Killed Palomino Molero?, after being transferred to the rural town of Naccos.

9793. The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories

Agatha Christie

Newly-jacketed edition designed to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Christie's faultlessly plotted Witness for The Prosecution and other outstanding plays. The perfect complement to the latest edition of The Mousetrap and Selected Plays (50th Aniversary Edition). Headlining …

9797. DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore

Alan Moore

DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore is a 2006 trade paperback collection of comic books written by Alan Moore for DC Comics from 1985 to 1988, published by Titan Books. This collection is a replacement for the earlier Across the Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore which …

9798. Our Dumb World

Onion

Our Dumb World is a parody of the standard desk atlas created by the staff of The Onion and published by Little, Brown and Company on October 30, 2007. It is The Onion's first book of entirely original content since 1999's Our Dumb Century. The book, written in the satirical …

9799. Scarlet

Stephen R. Lawhead

Scarlet is a book published in 2007 that was written by Stephen R. Lawhead.

9800. Skin

Ted Dekker

Skin is a contemporary Christian fiction science fiction/horror novel released in April 2007 by Ted Dekker. Dekker's novel, Skin was published by Thomas Nelson with the purpose to connect the Circle Trilogy, the Project Showdown books, and an upcoming series of books. Tagline: …



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