The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is the title of the first of five books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction series by Douglas Adams. The novel is an adaptation of the first four parts of Adams's radio series of the same name.

The 207th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 24th on Waterstone's Books of the Century (LibraryThing)
  2. - 30th on 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Complex)
  3. - 40th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  4. - 72nd on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  5. - 95th on The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians (Bookman.com)
  6. - 97th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  7. - 99th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  8. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  9. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))
  10. - 110 Best Books: The Perfect Library (The Telegraph)
  11. - The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years (Parade Magazine)
  12. - The Great American Read (PBS)
  13. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Mass Market Paperback 1489620 $5.00 $0.01 1991
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 25th Anniversary Edition Hardcover 10839 $7.50 $3.70 2004
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audio CD 469690 $40.55 $6.92 2005
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide: Complete and Unabridged Hardcover 44009 $44.99 $5.81
Life, the Universe and Everything Audio CD 1443953 $69.94 $75.00
So Long and Thanks for All the Fish Mass Market Paperback 10368347 $0.27
Mostly Harmless Audio CD 388047 $42.00
Mostly Harmless Mass Market Paperback 10857270 $0.01
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Quandary Phase Audio CD 1141097 $14.93
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Paperback 3335323 $4.00
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Gollancz) Hardcover 3841664 $2.38 $0.09 2002
Hitchhiker Trilogy: A Trilogy in Five Parts Paperback 1128125 $0.25 $0.28 1992
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Hardcover 2556849 $83.69 $2.47
The Salmon of Doubt (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Paperback 634499 $11.16 $1.71 2003
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide Hardcover 206550 $25.34 $0.26 1996
Mostly Harmless Audio CD 2346979 $4.75 2006
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Deluxe 25th Anniversary Edition Hardcover 256631 $11.54 $3.20 2004
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Trilogy (Paperback)) Paperback 893404 $200.06 $0.01 1983
Mostly Harmless: Volume Five in the Trilogy of Five. Douglas Adams Paperback 780547 $4.27 $0.59 2009
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Mass Market Paperback 2367364 $39.93 $0.01 1980
Life, the Universe and Everything Audio CD 2222863 $39.95 $8.25 2006
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Audio CD 1167430 $542.42 $15.50 2006
So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish Hardcover 1240303 $4.25 $0.01 1985
Mostly Harmless Paperback 3368954 $0.90 $0.01 2002
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Trilogy (Prebound)) Audio CD 955887 $90.00 $188.98
Guía del autoestopista galáctico (Compactos) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 239758 $12.65 $8.84 2008
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Hardcover 1824961 $24.49 $0.01 1982
Life, the Universe and Everything: Volume Three in the Trilogy of Five. Douglas Adams Paperback 783026 $2.99 $0.78 2009
Life The Universe and Everything Hardcover 2488516 $1.49 $0.01 1982
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase: And Another Thing... Audible Audiobook 7169 $15.95 2018
Life, the Universe and Everything Mass Market Paperback 5596371 $0.94
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Paperback 486510 $4.00 $0.01 2002
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Collector's Edition (Radio Collection) Audio CD 906486 $604.99 $241.99 2001
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Primary Phase (Dramatised) Audible Audiobook 8482 $11.95 2008
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Secondary Phase (Dramatised) Audible Audiobook 21717 $11.95 2008
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Mass Market Paperback 96599 $5.00 $1.15 1999
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audio CD 1048066 $85.00 $82.99
Mostly Harmless (Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, No. 5) Paperback 3554348 $3.74 $0.01 1993
Life, the Universe and Everything Mass Market Paperback 5834148 $5.68
LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING Mass Market Paperback 3791801 $1.96 $0.01 1991
Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Kindle Edition 80557 $5.99 2009
Mostly Harmless Hardcover 779255 $0.98 $0.01 1992
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Trilogy) Hardcover 547967 $11.36 $11.36 1999
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Audio CD 2508054 $99.95 $11.95 2006
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audio CD 40975 $59.99
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy Hardcover 7228566 $112.47
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Illustrated Edition Hardcover 403440 $20.00 2021
Life, the Universe and Everything Paperback 3753431 $5.00 $0.01 2002
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Douglas Adams Audio CD 3321813 $215.65
The Restaurant at the end of the Universe (Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, No. 2) Paperback 2021943 $5.00 $0.01 1982
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 2817698 $239.74 $0.01
Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhikers Guide 2) Paperback 1825223 $6.05 $0.07
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Trilogy) Paperback 4451299 $1.64 $0.01 1983
Hitchhikers Guide: 1 Primary Spec.(4CD) Audio CD 3652477 $30.38 $30.36
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Tertiary Phase Audio CD 2691959 $12.92 $10.37 2004
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (5 Books Set) Paperback 13391 $14.98
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Nearly Definitive Edition Hardcover 258970 $26.04 $26.10 2014
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Word for Word), Unabridged Edition Audio CD 3370720 $597.26 $31.61 2002
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Paperback 3016024 $2.43 $0.01 1984
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Illustrated Edition Paperback 274759 $14.28 $9.79 2021
The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Kindle Edition 520245 2014
Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Paperback 1496572 $7.92 $0.25 1993
Los autoestopistas galácticos: Guía del autoestopista galáctico, El restaurante del fin del mundo, La vida, el universo y todo lo demás (Compendium) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 1185767 $21.42 2018
Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker's Trilogy) Hardcover 1871007 $10.75 $5.99 2000
Life, the Universe and Everything Paperback 247192 $10.00 $0.99 1997
Life, the Universe and Everything Paperback 4502176 $0.98 $0.01 1983
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Audio CD 2937858 $524.02 2001
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quandary Phase Audio CD 4403344 $12.71 $11.95 2005
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Hardcover 2387073 $13.00 $4.58 1980
The Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 39665 $6.70 2018
The Complete Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audio CD 198968 $36.80 $75.23 2013
The Hitchhiker Trilogy (5 Books) Paperback 186876 $17.82
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts Hardcover 482592 $15.77 $4.26
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Audible Audio Edition 1988 $17.95 2006
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Five Novels in One Outrageous Volume Kindle Edition 9439 $13.99 2010
The Illustrated Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy Hardcover 1729711 $64.04 $3.76 1994
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Secondary Phase (Original BBC Radio Series) Audio CD 455929 $14.19 $19.93 2009
Last Chance to See Paperback 74489 $7.99 $3.70 1992
The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time (Dirk Gently) Paperback 4604278 $8.00 $1.98 2012
Don't Panic: The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: The Original Albums Audio CD 3071968 $26.95 2021
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: the Trilogy of Four: A Trilogy in Four Parts Paperback 602288 $9.94 $2.62 2002
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quintessential Phase (Full-Cast Dramatization) Audio CD 364995 $2.64 $2.51 2007
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Further Radio Scripts: v. 2 Kindle Edition 760403 $9.59 2012
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Scripts: v. 2: The Tertiary, Quandary and Quintessential Phases Paperback 2338134 $56.76 $56.63 2005
The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy No. 1) Paperback 3014497 $26.79 $0.01 1988
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Mass Market Paperback 1296 $4.00 $1.37 1995
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Paperback 819639 $10.88 $1.45 1997
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Paperback 1885572 $6.93 $0.01 1988
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, No. 3) Paperback 4599424 $0.95 $0.01 1982
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (S.F. Masterworks) Hardcover 2830685 $7.02 $6.47 2012
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audio CD 3352472 $45.99 $8.93
Life, the Universe and Everything Hardcover 2855907 $56.06 $2.41 2002
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: Primary Phase (Hitchhiker's Guide (radio plays)) Audio CD 872759 $17.71 $22.41 2019
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 149594 $26.52 $21.98 1997
The Illustrated Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Hardcover 129486 $29.95 $12.88 1994
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Primary Phase (BBC Radio Collection) Audio CD 719863 $25.95 2001
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Tertiary Phase (BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatization) Audio CD 1118528 $36.00 $9.89 2005
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audio CD 2984447 $74.42 $22.30
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Book 3) Kindle Edition 76987 $7.99 2008
So long and thanks for all the fish Paperback 5322809 $1.39 $0.01 1988
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 3022186 $2.29 $0.01 2009
Hitchhiker'S Guide To The Galaxy 5 Book Box Set By Douglas Adams Paperback 1055385 $39.99 $24.98
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 25th (twenty fifth) edition Text Only Hardcover 342804 $13.00 $3.94
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 909386 $0.56 $0.01 2002
The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time (Dirk Gently Book 3) Kindle Edition 78600 2005
The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time Hardcover 1327627 $3.00 $1.02 2002
The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time Audio CD 3003854 $36.93 $29.99 2006
The Salmon of Doubt Mass Market Paperback 13220778 $3.00 2003
So Long and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Hardcover 3195401 $42.96 $0.22 1984
The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, No. 1) Paperback 1638956 $14.92 $0.01 1979
Life, the Universe and Everything Audio CD 4384334 $13.08 $17.51
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audible Audio Edition 154 $16.95 2005
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Original Albums: Two Full-Cast Audio Dramatisations Audible Audiobook 43927 $17.17 2020
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Mass Market Paperback 78929 $6.06 $0.95 1995
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 1835345 $2.81 $0.01 2005
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Audible Audiobook 1627 $17.95 2006
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Illustrated Edition Kindle Edition 7585 $7.99 2007
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Paperback 2023962 $0.33
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 2100717 $22.69 $0.31 2005
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 13295 $13.08 $2.38 2002
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 2290622 $32.18 $0.01 1982
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 3582657 $29.88 $0.01 1990
Life, the Universe, and Everything, The Authorized Collection: Douglas Adams The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 1420763 $19.49 $20.06 2018
The Salmon of Doubt (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Mass Market Paperback 132945 $0.25 $0.25 2005
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Paperback 3649195 $2.04 $0.01 2002
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, The Authorized Collection: Douglas Adams The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 1536880 $19.31 $21.18 2018
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (The Fourth Book in The Hitchhiker's Trilogy) (Hitchhiker's Trilogy (Paperback)) Paperback 3811229 $1.34 $0.01 1991
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Trilogy) Hardcover 186710 $10.89 $14.53 1995
Hitchhiker's Quartet Hardcover 1148615 $241.36 $5.47 1986
The Salmon of Doubt: And Other Writings (Dirk Gently, No. 3) Paperback 5243310 $7.90 $0.03 2003
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Paperback 935262 $10.00 $1.33 2005
So Long and Thanks for all the Fish Paperback 4110259 $0.99 $0.01 1985
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Hardcover 3987831 $174.96 $9.99
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Mass Market Paperback 34552 $4.95 $0.95 1995
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Publisher: Del Rey Paperback 2617953 $14.34 $8.80
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 1553 $7.27 $5.16 1997
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Pan 70th Anniversary) Paperback 2392854 $40.32 $15.06
The Hitchhikers's Guide to the Galaxy Mass Market Paperback 2376851 $24.93 $0.01 1984
Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) Mass Market Paperback 274857 $5.86 $1.17 2000
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhikers Guide 4) Paperback 782697 $4.26 $0.02 2009
So Long and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Triology) Audio CD 2709308 $62.95 $117.70
Life, the Universe, and Everything: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 3 Audible Audio Edition 1281 $17.95 2006
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Book 4) Kindle Edition 73226 $7.99 2008
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Primary Phase (Original BBC Radio Series) Audio CD 3140712 $99.95 $7.20 2008
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quandary Phase (BBC Radio series, Part 4)(Full-Cast Audio Theater) Audio CD 1122216 $11.12 2014
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Trilogy) Hardcover 494977 $10.69 $9.49 1995
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Book 2) Kindle Edition 60980 $7.99 2008
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Quintessential Phase Audio CD 3339567 $8.95 $6.36 2005
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Complete BBC Radio Series Audio CD 227411 $86.95 $92.95 2008
The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Hardcover 1163830 $2.95 $2.74 2014
The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 2578693 $3.99 $16.50 2015
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Secondary Phase (BBC Radio Collection) Library Binding 1615945 $35.76 $7.77 2001
The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time Audio CD 4347365 $67.00 $40.00 2002
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Live in Concert Audible Audiobook 34900 $5.95 1999
The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Paperback 331619 $7.34 $4.84 2016
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Complete Radio Series (Hitchhiker's Guide (radio plays)) Audio CD 116821 $81.43 $100.48 2019
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, No. 4) Paperback 4826829 $2.90 $0.01 1985