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Publisher Series: Pocket Books

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Works (156)

TitlesOrder
Lost Horizon by James Hilton1
Wake Up and Live! by Dorothea Brande2
5 Plays: Hamlet; Julius Caesar; King Lear; Macbeth; Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare3
Topper by Thorne Smith4
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie5
Enough Rope by Dorothy Parker6
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë7
The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler8
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder9
Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten10
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck11
The Great Short Stories of De Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant12
Show Boat by Edna Ferber13
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens14
The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon15
Green Mansions by W. H. Hudson16
The Chinese Orange Mystery by Ellery Queen17
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi18
Abraham Lincoln by Lord Charnwood19
Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy L. Sayers21
The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss22
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin23
The Corpse with the Floating Foot by R. A. J. Walling24
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson25
Elizabeth and Essex: A Tragic History by Lytton Strachey26
Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara27
Jeeves #28 by P. G. Wodehouse28
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens29
The Little French Girl by Anne Douglas Sedgwick30
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo31-32
By the Watchman's Clock by Leslie Ford33
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift34
Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren35
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas père36-37
The Mystery of the Blue Train by Agatha Christie38
Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe39
The Man Nobody Knows by Bruce Barton40
The Constant Nymph by Margaret Kennedy41
The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini42
The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes43
Mother by Kathleen Norris44
The Light That Failed by Rudyard Kipling45
The Bowstring Murders by Carter Dickson46
Bring 'em Back Alive by Frank Buck47
Scarlet Sister Mary by Julia Peterkin48
Microbe Hunters by Paul De Kruif49
The House without a Key by Earl Derr Biggers50
Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley51
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne52
The Best of Damon Runyon by Damon Runyon53
The Great Prince Shan by E. Phillips Oppenheim54
Our Town by Thornton Wilder55
The Green Bay Tree by Louis Bromfield56
After Such Pleasures by Dorothy Parker57
Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes58
Think Fast, Mr. Moto by John P. Marquand59
The Scandal of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton60
Bob Son of Battle by Alfred Ollivant61
The Pocket Book of Verse: Great English and American Poems by M. E. Speare62
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen63
While The Patient Slept by Mignon G. Eberhart64
The Four Million by O. Henry65
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold66
How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie68
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan69
Mystery of the Dead Police by Philip MacDonald70
The French Powder Mystery by Ellery Queen71
Anne of Windy Poplars by L. M. Montgomery72
The Case of the Velvet Claws by Erle Stanley Gardner73
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L. Sayers74
Little Men by Louisa May Alcott75
Sunset Gun by Dorothy Parker76
The Roman Hat Mystery by Ellery Queen77
Oh, You Tex! by William MacLeod Raine78
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie79
Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington80
The Red House Mystery by A. A. Milne81
Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini82
A Puzzle for Fools by Patrick Quentin83
The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers84
Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers85
The Red Widow Murders by Carter Dickson86
Mr. Glencannon, by Guy Gilpatric87
The A.B.C. Murders by Agatha Christie88
And Now Good-Bye by James Hilton89
The Case of the Sulky Girl by Erle Stanley Gardner90
A Pocket Book of Short Stories by M. Edmund Speare91
The Holy Bible: King James Version (KJV)92
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton93
Greenmantle by John Buchan94
The Sherlock Holmes pocket book by Arthur Conan Doyle95
Ripley's Believe It or Not! by Ripley Entertainment96
The Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore97
The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart98
The Adventures of Ellery Queen by Ellery Queen99
The General Died at Dawn by Charles Booth100
Nana by Émile Zola104
The Case of the Lucky Legs by Erle Stanley Gardner106
The Pocket Book of Boners: An Omnibus of School Boy Howlers and Unconcious Humor by Alexander Abingdon110
The return to religion by Henry C. Link183
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert240
The Case of the Substitute Face by Erle Stanley Gardner242
The Steinbeck Pocket Book by John Steinbeck243
The Canary Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine248
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe by Agatha Christie249
Destry Rides Again by Max Brand250
The Case of the Dangerous Dowager by Erle Stanley Gardner252
The Late George Apley by John P. Marquand258
The Bishop's Jaegers by Thorne Smith314
Lust for Life by Irving Stone344
The Stephen Vincent Benet Pocket Book by Stephen Vincent Benét360
Murder Out of Turn by Frances Lockridge376
The Murder of My Aunt by Richard Hull381
The Lucky Stiff by Craig Rice391
The Pocket Book of Erskine Caldwell Stories by Erskine Caldwell392
Towards Zero by Agatha Christie398
The Case of the Baited Hook by Erle Stanley Gardner414
Before the Fact by Francis Iles419
The Delicate Ape by Dorothy B. Hughes422
The G-String Murders by Gypsy Rose Lee425
The Innocent Flower by Charlotte Armstrong427
Malice Aforethought by Francis Iles432
The Sunday Pigeon Murders by Craig Rice434
The Lost Gallows by John Dickson Carr436
Death and the Dancing Footman by Ngaio Marsh437
The Clue of the Forgotten Murder by Erle Stanley Gardner438
A Time to Die by Hilda Lawrence439
The Unsuspected by Charlotte Armstrong444
Turnabout by Thorne Smith447
Castle Skull by John Dickson Carr448
My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grew by Robert Benchley449
Dracula by Bram Stoker452
How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn462
Doctor's Wife by Maysie Greig463
Circle C Moves In by Brett Rider467
Kitty by Rosamond Marshall469
The Flying Yorkshireman by Eric Knight493
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House by Eric Hodgins505
We Took to the Woods by Louise Dickinson Rich511
The Double Take by Roy Huggins524
The life and times of the Shmoo by Al Cappnot in English Common Knowledge621
The Case of the Golddigger's Purse by Erle Stanley Gardner812
The Captain by Russell Thacher883
Tale of Two Lovers by Henry Morton Robinson1012
A most contagious game by Samuel Grafton1102
The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll by Erle Stanley Gardner6016
Three Plays About Business in America: The Adding Machine, Beggar on Horseback, All My Sons by Joseph Mersand47878
Backlash by Morris West50057
Pitcairn's island by Charles Nordhoff50191
The Time is Noon by Pearl S. Buck75364
The Abortion by Richard Brautigan78161
Report from Engine Co. 82 by Dennis Smith78575
The Glass Inferno by Thomas N. Scortia78768
Dangerous Games by Marta Randallnot in English Common Knowledge82417
Under Siege by Stephen Coonts10901995
See, I Told You So by Rush Limbaugh11932400

Series description

Pocket Books produced the first mass-market, pocket-sized paperback books in America in early 1939 and revolutionized the publishing industry.

Pocket Books was founded by Richard L. Simon, M. Lincoln ("Max") Schuster and Leon Shimkin, partners of Simon & Schuster, along with Robert de Graff.

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