The most popular books in English
from 27601 to 27800

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.

27601. A Fleeting Sorrow

Françoise Sagan

One of France's most popular authors tells the story of a man in his thirties who learns he has terminal cancer--a revelation that exposes the flimsiness of his closest relationships and causes him to revolt against his former life.

27605. Bad Nature, or With Elvis in Mexico (Pearls)

Javier Marías

A gem of a Marías story: Elvis and his entourage abandon their translator in a seedy cantina full of enraged criminals. “It all happened because of Elvis Presley.” Elvis, down south of the border to film a movie, has insisted his producers hire a proper Spaniard so that he can …

27612. War and Peace

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in its entirety in 1869. Epic in scale, it is regarded as one of the central works of world literature. It is considered Tolstoy's finest literary achievement, along with his other major prose work, Anna …

27615. Language, Proof and Logic

Jon Barwise

Language, Proof and Logic is a book written by Jon Barwise and John Etchemendy.

27616. Uv

Serge Joncour

27623. Madame De

Louise Lévêque de Vilmorin

Madame De is a book by Louise Leveque de Vilmorin.

27636. The Pyramid

William Golding

The Pyramid is a novel by the English author, William Golding. It describes the experiences of growing up in the 1920s in a small market town in England for the narrator, Oliver. It tells three separate stories from his childhood, resolving them many years later. All three …

27649. Diaries: The Last Diaries

Alan Clark

Diaries: The Last Diaries is a book published in 2002 that was written by Alan Clark.

27655. En route

Joris-Karl Huysmans

En route is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans, first published in 1895. It is the second of Huysmans' books to feature the character Durtal, a thinly disguised portrait of the author himself. Durtal had already appeared in Là-bas, investigating Satanism. En route …

27657. Rescuing Da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis Stole …

Robert M. Edsel

Rescuing Da Vinci is a largely photographic, historical book about art reclamation and preservation during and after World War II, written by American author Robert M. Edsel, published in 2006 by Laurel Publishing.

27658. Barbary Shore

Norman Mailer

Barbary Shore is Norman Mailer's second published novel, written after Mailer's great success with his 1948 debut The Naked and the Dead. It concerns a protagonist who rents a room in a Brooklyn boarding house with the intention of writing a novel. Wounded during World War II, …

27668. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

Jean Stafford

These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day. Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection, the search for freedom and the desire to belong, that not …

27676. Behind That Curtain

Earl Derr Biggers

Behind That Curtain is the third novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers.

27677. The Well at the World's End

William Morris

The Well at the World's End is a fantasy novel by the British artist, poet, and author William Morris. It was first published in 1896 and has been reprinted a number of times since, most notably in two parts as the twentieth and twenty-first volumes of the Ballantine Adult …

27678. Redwall Map & Riddler

Brian Jacques

The Redwall Map & Riddler is a book published in 1997 as an accessory to the Redwall series by Brian Jacques.

27680. The Shattered Helmet

Franklin W. Dixon

The Shattered Helmet is Volume 52 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Andrew E. Svenson in 1973.

27681. Good News From Outer Space

John Kessel

Good News From Outer Space is a work written by John Kessel.

27692. Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow

Ray Bradbury

Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow was an anthology of fantasy and horror stories edited by Ray Bradbury and published in 1952. Many of the stories had originally appeared in various magazines including The New Yorker, Charm, The Yale Review, Cosmopolitan, Woman's Home …

27718. Walking the black cat

Charles Simić

Walking the black cat is the book written by Charles Simic.

27722. The Year of the Quiet Sun

Wilson Tucker

The Year of the Quiet Sun is a 1970 science fiction novel by Wilson Tucker about the use of forward time travel to ascertain future political and social events. It won a retrospective John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 1976. It was also nominated for a Nebula Award for Best …

27724. The Birth of Biopolitics

Michel Foucault

The Birth of Biopolitics is a part of a lecture series by French philosopher Michel Foucault at the Collège de France between 1978 and 1979 and published posthumously based on audio recordings. In it, Foucault develops further the notion of biopolitics introduced in a previous …

27729. Senrid

Sherwood Smith

Senrid is an original fantasy novel by Sherwood Smith published in May 2007 by Norilana Books.

27732. Dragons of Argonath

Christopher Rowley

Dragons of Argonath is a fantasy novel written by Christopher Rowley. The book is the sixth in the Dragons of the Argonath series that follows the adventures of a human boy, Relkin, and his dragon, Bazil Broketail as they fight in the Argonath Legion’s 109th Marneri Dragons. …

27737. Jewels of Gwahlur

Robert E. Howard

Jewels of Gwahlur is a 1979 collection of two fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. The book was published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. as volume VIII of their deluxe Conan set. The title story …

27740. Nobody's Son: Notes from an American Life

Luís Alberto Urrea

Nobody's Son: Notes from an American Life is a book written by Luis Alberto Urrea.

27741. The Kellys and the O'Kellys

Anthony Trollope

The Kellys and the O'Kellys is a novel by Anthony Trollope. It was written in Ireland and published in 1848.

27748. Who's on First

William F. Buckley, Jr.

Who's on First is a 1980 American spy thriller novel by William F. Buckley, Jr., the third of eleven novels in the Blackford Oakes series.

27752. Through the Arc of the Rain Forest

Karen Tei Yamashita

Through the Arc of the Rain Forest is the first novel published by Japanese-American author Karen Tei Yamashita. Primarily set in Brazil, the novel is often considered a work of magical realism but transgresses many literary genres as it incorporates satire and humor to address …

27754. En la ardiente oscuridad

Antonio Buero Vallejo

This play describes a teaching centre for young people who are blind, where a false unity is maintained by a mixture of fear, coercion and diversion and where education is seen as to play a part in the regime's ideological apparatus and to encourage the acceptance of pleasant …

27756. Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite

Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope's novel Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite, was originally published in Macmillan's Magazine, May-Dec. 1870 and in novel form in 1871. The novel offers psychological dissection of the issues of inheritance, filial duty, noblesse oblige, gentlemanly behaviour, …

27770. In praise of doubt : how to have convictions without …

Anton C Zijderveld

“A book of great practical wisdom by authors who have profound insight into the intellectual dynamics governing contemporary life.”—Dallas Willard, author of Knowing Christ Today<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />In In Praise of …

27773. Big Rabbit's bad mood

Ramona Badescu

Big Rabbit has a mood. A bad mood. A mood with attitude. A big, disgusting mood that won't leave him alone. What's a rabbit to do?He tries watching TV, but the bad mood is on every channel. He tries making a salad, but the bad mood is un-ignorable, lying on his sofa, eating …

27774. Poor Little Witch Girl

Marie Desplechin

At age eleven, Verbena hasn't shown a single sign of talent for witchcraft. And worse than that--she wants to be normal. In fact, she even dreams of settling down someday and getting married! But with a mother who tells you that a) you're a witch and b) a husband won't be much …

27775. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science

Tom Bethell

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science is a 2005 book by Tom Bethell, the third book in the Politically Incorrect Guides series published by Regnery Publishing, after the Guides to American History and Islam. Some parts of the book were later expanded in the Politically …

27790. Chris Crawford on Game Design

Chris Crawford

Chris Crawford on Game Design is a book about computer and video game design by Chris Crawford. Although referred to as the second edition of The Art of Computer Game Design, it is in fact a completely new book. It was published by Peachpit under the New Riders imprint in 2003. …

27792. The Origins of Political Order

Francis Fukuyama

The Origins of Political Order is a 2011 book by political economist Francis Fukuyama about what makes a state stable. It uses a comparative political history to develop a theory of the stability of a political system. According to Fukuyama, a stable state needs to be modern and …



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