The most popular books in English
from 18001 to 18200

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.

18001. Fangirl

Rainbow Rowell

In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life--and she's really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it's what …

18002. Dr. Mukti and Other Tales of Woe

Will Self

"Dr. Mukti and Other Tales of Woe" is the sixth collection of short stories by Will Self. The Guardian newspaper said of the collection... "Like most of Self's work, these stories detail a massive loss, a misplacement, of humanity. In some sense they are actually about being a …

18003. A Scattered Life

Karen McQuestion

Book Description: “Most people have everything they need to be happy.” The words latched onto some part of Skyla’s brain. She repeated the phrase to herself while she rang up books and stocked shelves. It had a certain resonance to it, but she doubted it was true. Free-spirit …

18005. Or Give Me Death

Ann Rinaldi

Or Give Me Death is a 2003 work of historical fiction by Ann Rinaldi based on the possibility that the famous words of Patrick Henry "Give me Liberty or Give me death" may have been first spoken by his dying, mentally ill wife, whom he kept locked up in a cellar to prevent her …

18007. Bi Any Other Name

Loraine Hutchins

Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out, an anthology edited by Loraine Hutchins and Lani Ka'ahumanu, is one of the seminal books in the history of the modern bisexual rights movement. It holds a place that is in many ways comparable to that held by Betty Friedan's The …

18008. Country Wife

William Wycherley

The Country Wife is a Restoration comedy written in 1675 by William Wycherley. A product of the tolerant early Restoration period, the play reflects an aristocratic and anti-Puritan ideology, and was controversial for its sexual explicitness even in its own time. The title …

18009. Dirty Weekend (Flamingo S.)

Helen Zahavi

Dirty Weekend is a novel by Helen Zahavi, adapted into a film two years later by Zahavi and director Michael Winner. In the US it was first published under the title The Weekend; some editions are subtitled "A Novel of Revenge".

18010. Peace Breaks Out

John Knowles

Peace Breaks Out is a novel by American author John Knowles, better known for A Separate Peace. The books share the setting of the Devon preparatory school, probably a reference to Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, which Knowles attended in his youth.

18015. A Private Cosmos (World of the Tiers 3)

Philip José Farmer

A Private Cosmos is a book published in 1968 that was written by Philip José Farmer.

18016. Night Frost

R. D. Wingfield

Night Frost is a novel by R. D. Wingfield in the popular series featuring Detective Inspector Jack Frost, coarse, crude, slapdash – and holder of the George Cross. The novel was filmed for the ITV detective series A Touch of Frost.

18017. Lake of the Long Sun

Gene Wolfe

Lake of the Long Sun is a book published in 1994 that was written by Gene Wolfe.

18018. Person or Persons Unknown

Bruce Alexander Cook

Person or Persons Unknown is the fourth historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

18019. On

Adam Roberts

On is the second novel by Adam Roberts. According to the author's website, reviews of the novel were either extremely positive, or extremely negative.

18020. Flambards

K. M. Peyton

Flambards is a novel for children or young adults by K. M. Peyton, first published by Oxford in 1967 with illustrations by Victor Ambrus. Alternatively, "Flambards" is the trilogy or series named after its first book. The series is set in England just before, during, and after …

18021. The Walking Dead, Book 5

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead, Book 5 is a book written by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard.

18022. The House

Danielle Steel

The House is a novel written by Danielle Steel and published by Random House in February 2006. The book is Steel's sixty-eighth novel.

18024. Glide Path

Arthur C. Clarke

Glide Path is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke, published in 1963. Clarke's only non-science fiction novel, it is set during World War II, and tells a fictionalized version of the development of the radar-based ground-controlled approach aircraft landing system, and includes a …

18025. Ellison Wonderland

Harlan Ellison

Ellison Wonderland is a collection of short stories by author Harlan Ellison that was originally published in 1962. Gerry Gross bought the book from Ellison in 1961, providing him with the funds he needed to move to Los Angeles. Subsequent payments after the book was published …

18026. Giants' Star

James P. Hogan

Giants' Star is a book published in 1981 that was written by James P. Hogan.

18027. KOP

Warren Hammond

Set in the year 2787 on a planet light years away from earth, KOP details the life of Juno Mozambe, a crooked cop who has been talked into doing one last favor for his old partner who now runs the privatized police force, KOP.

18028. How Would a Patriot Act?

Glenn Greenwald

How Would a Patriot Act? Defending American Values from a President Run Amok is a New York Times best selling book by constitutional lawyer and blogger Glenn Greenwald that appeared in May 2006. Greenwald attacks what he argues is the illegal activity of the Bush administration …

18029. Adiamante

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

Adiamante is a 1996 science fiction novel written by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. It is outside the span of his series work but maintains several of his main themes, including justification of pre-emptive force, nanotechnology, a nearly destroyed but rebuilt Earth, misuse of technology …

18032. The Killing Machine

Jack Vance

The Killing Machine is a science fiction novel by American writer Jack Vance, the second in his "Demon Princes" series, in which Kirth Gersen, having brought arch-villain Malagate the Woe to justice, sets his sights on Kokor Hekkus, another of the Demon Princes. The name Kokor …

18033. The Scorpion's Gate

Richard A. Clarke

The Scorpion's Gate is a geopolitical thriller by former United States intelligence and Counterterrorism official Richard A. Clarke. The Scorpion's Gate is his first novel, but it is not his first book — unlike his non-fiction policy books this is an attempt to convey vital …

18034. Conan the Avenger

Robert E. Howard

Conan the Avenger is a 1968 collection of two fantasy works written by Björn Nyberg, Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp featuring Robert E. Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in paperback by Lancer Books, and has been …

18035. Well of Shiuan

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Well of Shiuan is a 1978 science fiction novel written by C. J. Cherryh. It is the second of four books composing the Morgaine Stories, chronicling the deeds of Morgaine, a woman obsessed with a mission of the utmost importance, and her warrior companion, Nhi Vanye i Chya.

18036. Fires of Azeroth

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Fires of Azeroth is a 1979 science fiction novel written by C. J. Cherryh. It is the third of four books composing The Morgaine Stories, chronicling the quest that drives an obsessed Morgaine and her warrior companion, Nhi Vanye i Chya, ever onward. This book has no connection …

18037. Earthman's Burden

Poul Anderson

Earthman's Burden is a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by Poul Anderson and Gordon Dickson. It was first published by Gnome Press in 1957. The story "Don Jones" was original to this collection. The other stories originally appeared in the magazines Other …

18040. Oxford Dictionary of Saints

David Hugh Farmer

The Oxford Dictionary of Saints by David Hugh Farmer is a concise reference compilation of information on more than 1300 saints and contains over 1700 entries. It is published by Oxford University Press. The first edition was published in 1978. A fifth revised edition was …

18041. The Palace of Laughter

Jon Berkeley

The Palace of Laughter, The Wednesday Tales #1, is a novel by Jon Berkeley, published in 2006. It tells the tale of an orphan named Miles Wednesday.

18042. Dungeon Masters Guide

David Cook

The Dungeon Master's Guide for the second edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.

18044. The Mark of the Horse Lord

Rosemary Sutcliff

The Mark of the Horse Lord is a historical novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff and published in 1965. It won the first Phoenix Award in 1985. It takes place in Roman Britain and tells the tale of a gladiator who becomes involved with the Dal Riada of Earra-Ghàidheal. …

18045. The Second Angel

Philip Kerr

The Second Angel is a science fiction novel by Scottish author Philip Kerr. The title of the book comes from a Bible quote, 'And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man'. Historical myths about blood such as this play a big …

18047. A Tolkien Miscellany

J. R. R. Tolkien

A Tolkien Miscellany is a collection of short stories, translations, and poetry written or translated by J. R. R. Tolkien, published by the Quality Paperback Book Club on January 1, 2002. It is a reissue of material available elsewhere.

18048. The Wood Beyond the World

William Morris

The Wood Beyond the World is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. It was first published in hardcover by …

18049. Ecce and Old Earth

Jack Vance

Ecce and Old Earth is a 1991 science fiction novel by Jack Vance, the middle novel in the Cadwal Chronicles trilogy, set in Vance's Gaean Reach. It follows Araminta Station and precedes Throy.

18050. Experience And Education

John Dewey

Experience and Education is a short book written in 1938 by John Dewey, a pre-eminent educational theorist of the 20th century. It provides a concise and powerful analysis of education. In this and his other writings on education, Dewey continually emphasizes experience, …

18051. Return to Quag Keep

Andre Norton

Return to Quag Keep is a fantasy novel by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe.

18052. The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived

Robert Rankin

The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived is a novel by British author Robert Rankin. It is the third book in the Cornelius Murphy trilogy, sequel to The Book of Ultimate Truths and Raiders of the Lost Car Park. The central story revolves around a 14-year-old schoolboy, Norman, who is …

18055. Lovesong

Alex Miller

Lovesong is a 2009 novel by the Australian author Alex Miller.

18057. Cruel Zinc Melodies

Glen Cook

Cruel Zinc Melodies is the twelfth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

18058. Night Moves

Tom Clancy

Night Moves is a book written by Tom Clancy and Steve R. Pieczenik.

18059. America's Secret War

George Friedman

America's Secret War: Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America and Its Enemies, a book by Stratfor founder George Friedman, is an attempt to analyze United States foreign policy in 2004; specifically, the war efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the war on terror. …

18060. Surrender None

Elizabeth Moon

Surrender None is a book published in 1990 that was written by Elizabeth Moon.

18061. Bicycles: Love Poems

Nikki Giovanni

Bicycles: Love Poems is a book written by Nikki Giovanni.

18062. Far Horizons

Robert Silverberg

Far Horizons is an anthology of 11 science fiction short stories or novellas by major authors, who also provide introductions and sometimes afterwords for the stories; it is edited by Robert Silverberg. All of the stories make their first appearance in Far Horizons, but none is …

18063. Across the Nightingale Floor Episode 2: Journey To …

Gillian Rubinstein

Across the Nightingale Floor Episode 2: Journey To Inuyama is a book published in 2005 that was written by Gillian Rubinstein.

18065. Full Circle

Danielle Steel

Full Circle is a 1984 romance novel by Danielle Steel. It was adapted by Karol Ann Hoeffner into a 1996 television film starring Teri Polo.

18066. Forged by fire

Sharon Draper

Forged by Fire is a realistic fiction novel written by Sharon M. Draper. The novel was first published in 1997 and is the second book in the Hazelwood High Trilogy. It received the Coretta Scott King Award. The story focuses on Gerald, an African American boy who struggles with …

18067. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar, anthropomorphic creatures. The tale …

18068. Twelfth Grade Kills

Heather Brewer

Twelfth Grade Kills is the final novel in Zachary Brewer's Vladimir Tod series.

18069. Rule 34

Charles Stross

Rule 34 is a near-future science fiction novel by Charles Stross. It is a loose sequel to Halting State, and was released on July 5 and 7, 2011. The title is a reference to Rule 34 of the Internet, which states that "If it exists, there is porn of it. No exceptions." Rule 34 was …

18071. Agent to the Stars, Study Guide

John Scalzi

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

18072. Swords Against the Shadowland

Robin Wayne Bailey

Swords Against the Shadowland is a fantasy novel by Robin Wayne Bailey featuring Fritz Leiber's sword and sorcery heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. Chronologically it falls between the first and second volumes of the complete seven volume edition of Leiber's collected stories …

18074. Crossed

Ally Condie

The highly anticipated second book in the Matched trilogy Chasing down an uncertain future Cassia makes her way to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky-taken by Society to his certain death-only to find that he has escaped into the majestic but treacherous canyons On this wild …

18075. I Am Legend

Richard Matheson

I Am Legend is a 1954 horror fiction novel by American writer Richard Matheson. It was influential in the development of the zombie genre and in popularizing the concept of a worldwide apocalypse due to disease. The novel was a success and was adapted to film as The Last Man on …

18077. The Quest for Christa T.

Christa Wolf

When The Quest for Christa T. was first published in East Germany ten years ago, there was an immediate storm: bookshops in East Berlin were given instructions to sell it only to well-known customers professionally involved in literary matters; at the annual meeting of East …

18078. Jack

A. M. Homes

In Jack, A. M. Homes gives us a teenager who wants nothing more than to be normal—even if being normal means having divorced parents and a rather strange best friend. But when Jack’s father takes him out in a rowboat on Lake Watchmayoyo and tells his son he’s gay, nothing will …

18079. The Monsters and the Critics, and other essays

J. R. R. Tolkien

Complete collection of Tolkien's essays, including two on Beowulf, which span three decades beginning six years before The Hobbit to five years after The Lord of the Rings. The seven 'essays' by J.R.R. Tolkien assembled in this new paperback edition were with one exception …

18080. The Coup

John Updike

This novel takes us into the consciousness of Colonel Hakim Félix Elleloû, the Islamic and Marxist dictator of the imaginary state of Kush. Elleloû surveys the pernicious effects upon his country that result from industrial enterprise, naive philanthropy, and superpower arms …

18081. Cheerful Weather for the Wedding

Julia Strachey

Cheerful Weather for the Wedding is a novella by Julia Strachey. Published by the Hogarth Press in 1932, it tells the story of a brisk March day in England, somewhere on the Dorset coast, during which Dolly is due to marry the Honourable Owen Bigham. Waylaid by the disheartened …

18082. The Spoils of Poynton

Henry James

The Spoils of Poynton describes the struggle between Mrs. Gereth, a widow of impeccable taste and iron will, and her son Owen over a houseful of precious antique furniture. The story is largely told from the viewpoint of Fleda Vetch, a young woman in love with Owen but …

18083. Two on a Tower

Thomas Hardy

The book contains not one, but two of Hardy's most popular novels: Two on a Tower and A Pair of Blue Eyes, two romantic novels written in the unique style that characterizes Hardy's writings. Two on a Tower is the story of a star-crossed love, that is, the story of a love …

18084. The basic writings of Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

This classic edition of The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud includes complete texts of six works that have profoundly influenced our understanding of human behavior. The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud is presented here in the translation by Dr. A. A. Brill, who for almost forty …

18086. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

Bertolt Brecht

Described by Brecht as 'a gangster play that would recall certain events familiar to us all', Arturo Ui is a witty and savage satire of the rise of Hitler - recast by Brecht into a small-time Chicago gangster's takeover of the city's greengrocery trade. Using a wide range of …

18087. A Falcon Flies

Wilbur A. Smith

A Falcon Flies is a novel by Wilbur Smith. It was the first in a series of books known as The Ballantyne Novels. The Rhodesian Bush War of the 1970s inspired Smith to research and write a book set in historical Rhodesia. He originally planned it as one novel but it ended up as a …

18090. Lust

Elfriede Jelinek

Lust is a novel by Austrian author Elfriede Jelinek. Originally published in German in 1989, it was translated into English in 1992 by Michael Hulse.

18091. The loo sanction

Trevanian

The Loo Sanction is a 1973 sequel novel to The Eiger Sanction written by Trevanian.

18092. The Anomalies

Joey Goebel

The Anomalies, published as The Freaks outside of the US, is a novel by Joey Goebel published in 2003.

18093. The Songs of the Kings

Barry Unsworth

The Songs of Kings was a novel published in 2002 by Barry Unsworth that retells the story of Iphigenia at Aulis told by the Greek tragic poet Euripides.

18094. The Squares of the City

John Brunner

The Squares of the City is a science fiction novel written by John Brunner and first published in 1965. It was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1966. It is a sociological story of urban class warfare and political intrigue, taking place in the fictional South …

18098. The Conversations at Curlow Creek

David Malouf

The Conversations at Curlow Creek is a historical novel written by the prominent Australian author David Malouf. It was first published in 1996 by the Random House publishing group.

18099. An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir

Lillian Hellman

An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir is a memoir written by Lillian Hellman.

18100. White Light

Rudy Rucker

White Light is a work of science fiction by Rudy Rucker published in 1980 by Virgin Books in the UK and Ace books in the US. It was written while Rucker was teaching mathematics at the University of Heidelberg from 1978 to 1980, at roughly the same time he was working on the …

18101. Alraune

Hanns Heinz Ewers

Alraune is a novel by German novelist Hanns Heinz Ewers published in 1911. It is also the name of the female lead character. The book originally featured illustrations by Ilna Ewers-Wunderwald.

18102. The Masque of the Red Death

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy", is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague known as the Red Death by hiding in his abbey. He, along with many other …

18103. Room at The Top

John Braine

Room at the Top is a novel by John Braine, first published in the United Kingdom by Eyre & Spottiswoode in 1957, about the rise of an ambitious young man of humble origin, and the socio-economic struggles undergone in realising his social ambitions in post-war Britain. A …

18104. Burning Bright

John Steinbeck

Burning Bright is a 1950 novella by John Steinbeck written as an experiment with producing a play in novel format. Rather than providing only the dialogue and brief stage directions as would be expected in a play, Steinbeck fleshes out the scenes with details of both the …

18105. The Execution of Justice

Friedrich Dürrenmatt

The Execution of Justice is a 1985 novel by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt. It tells the story of an attorney who is tasked to reinvestigate a man sentenced for murder. The book criticises elements of the legal system and ponders on the nature of justice. It was adapted …

18108. Five Go to Billycock Hill

Enid Blyton

Five Go to Billycock Hill is the sixteenth novel in the Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1957.

18110. The Ramayana

R. K. Narayan

The greatest Indian epic, one of the world's supreme masterpieces of storytelling A sweeping tale of abduction, battle, and courtship played out in a universe of deities and demons, The Ramayana is familiar to virtually every Indian. Although the Sanskrit original was composed …

18112. The Mugger

Ed McBain

The Mugger is a novel by Ed McBain, the second in his 87th Precinct series. It was adapted for a film of the same name in 1958. In 2002 the author wrote an introduction to this and to his earlier novel Cop Hater when both were published in an omnibus edition.

18113. Invincible Louisa

Cornelia Meigs

Invincible Louisa is a biography by Cornelia Meigs that won the Newbery Medal and the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. It retells the life of Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women.

18117. Malgudi days

R. K. Narayan

Malgudi Days is a collection of short stories by R.K. Narayan published in 1943 by Indian Thought Publications. The book was republished outside India in 1982 by Penguin Classics. The book includes 19 stories, all set in the fictional town of Malgudi, located in South India. …

18118. Stephen Hero

James Joyce

Stephen Hero is an early version of Joyce's A Portrait of the artist as a Young Man. It was originally rejected on grounds of indecency―so the story goes― by twenty publishers, whereupon Joyce threw the manuscript in the fire, but Mrs. Joyce rescued several unburnt portions. …

18119. A Guilty Thing Surprised

Ruth Rendell

A Guilty Thing Surprised is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell. It was first published in 1970, and is the 5th entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

18120. Lion's Blood

Steven Barnes

Lion's Blood is a 2002 alternate history novel by Steven Barnes. The book won the 2003 Endeavour Award. It is followed by the sequel Zulu Heart. The novel presents an alternate world where an Islamic Africa is the center of technological progress and learning while Europe …

18121. The uncanny

Sigmund Freud

The uncanny is a collection of works by Sigmund Freud.

18122. The Act of Creation

Arthur Koestler

The Act of Creation is a 1964 book by Arthur Koestler. It is a study of the processes of discovery, invention, imagination and creativity in humour, science, and the arts. It lays out Koestler's attempt to develop an elaborate general theory of human creativity. From describing …

18126. Je Voudrais Pas Crever

Boris Vian

Je voudrais pas crever is a collection of poetry by French author Boris Vian, published posthumously in 1962.

18132. Dungeon, Twilight, Vol. 1: Dragon Cemetery

Lewis Trondheim

The planet Terra Amata, on which Dungeon resides, has stopped turning. On one side, total darkness and absolute coldness; on the other, a searing desert and eternal day. The survivors live on a thin slice of earth where day and night meet. A territory known as TWILIGHT. Marvin, …

18134. Supermale

Alfred Jarry

With the very first word of his famous play Ubu Roi--"Shite!"--Alfred Jarry (1873-1907) threw down his challenge to literature, permanently altering its course thereafter. Jarry's equally revolutionary novels form the cornerstones of a science he named "Pataphysics," a method …

18135. Holy smoke

Tonino Benacquista

“Boisterous black comedy . . . funny and goodhearted, with much incident and expert enthusiasm for sex, food and drink.”—The Literary Review“Much to enjoy in the clash of cultures and superstitions, even a tasty recipe for poisoning your friends with pasta. Detail like this …

18136. The Camp of the Saints

Jean Raspail

The Camp of the Saints is a 1973 French apocalyptic novel by Jean Raspail. The novel depicts a hypothetical setting whereby Third World mass immigration to France and the West leads to the destruction of Western civilization. Almost forty years after publication the book …

18151. Miracle Fair

Wisława Szymborska

Miracle Fair is a book of poems by Wisława Szymborska.

18155. The Order of Odd-Fish

James Kennedy

The Order of Odd-Fish is a 2008 debut children's novel by James Kennedy. The book was first published on August 12, 2008 through Delacorte Books for Young Readers, and focused upon a young girl discovering her true identity. The Order of Odd-Fish was named a Smithsonian Notable …

18156. The Rules of Sociological Method

Emile Durkheim

The Rules of Sociological Method is a book by Émile Durkheim, first published in 1895. It is recognized as being the direct result of Durkheim's own project of establishing sociology as a positivist social science. Durkheim is seen as one of the fathers of sociology, and this …

18173. Czarne oceany

Jacek Dukaj

Czarne oceany is a novel written in 2001 by Jacek Dukaj, Polish science fiction writer and published in Poland by Supernowa. The novel fits in the hard science fiction genre, describing the late-21st century Earth facing technological singularity. The novel received the prime …

18177. Conversations with Professor Y

Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Conversations with Professor Y is a 1955 novel by the French writer Louis-Ferdinand Céline. The narrative focuses on discussions about literature between an author and an academic. The first two thirds of the novel were published in Nouvelle Revue Française in 1954, and the …

18186. The Man Who Wanted to Be Happy

Laurent Gounelle

While on a relaxing vacation in Bali, Julian decides to consult a legendary and wise healer whose reputation precedes him. The old Master Samtyang’s diagnosis on meeting the schoolteacher is firm: you are healthy, but you are not . . . happy.During the series of daily encounters …

18192. When Things of the Spirit Come First

Simone de Beauvoir

When Things of the Spirit Come First is Simone de Beauvoir's 'first' work of fiction. After a number of false starts, in 1937 she submitted this collection of interlinked stories to a publisher. But it was turned down by both Gallimard and Grasset.



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