The most popular books in English.

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.

28602. A Square Of Sky: A Wartime Childhood: From Ghetto To …

Janina David

The true, devastating story of a Jewish child's survival in wartime Poland, while the rest of her family were killed by the Nazis. Like The Diary of Anne Frank, but by a survivor who, instead of her own death, has to come to terms with the death of her parents and her own …

28615. Church and the homosexual

John J. McNeill

The Church and the Homosexual is a 1976 book by theologian John J. McNeill. The book is notable in the field of moral theology in that it was among the first books to argue that the Bible does not condemn homosexuality.

28643. Sylvie and Bruno

Lewis Carroll

Sylvie and Bruno, first published in 1889, and its second volume Sylvie and Bruno Concluded published in 1893, form the last novel by Lewis Carroll published during his lifetime. Both volumes were illustrated by Harry Furniss. The novel has two main plots: one set in the real …

28645. The Viking Symbol Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

The Viking Symbol Mystery is Volume 42 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Alistair M. Hunter in 1963.

28647. A Discipline of Programming

E. Dijkstra

Dr. Dijkstra set out to show the beauty of algorithms, via formal analysis of some of the key problems in computer science and their solutions, presented with mathematical rigor from first principles. It has become a classic in the field, shaping the fundamental approach for …

28653. Helen and Teacher: The Story of Helen Keller and …

Joseph P. Lash

Helen and Teacher: The Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy is a book written by Joseph P. Lash.

28656. Parallelities

Alan Dean Foster

Parallelities is a 1995 science fiction novel by Alan Dean Foster. The story centers on Max Parker, a Los Angeles tabloid reporter whose client accidentally inflicts him with a condition causing him to experience encounters with parallel worlds, dubbed "paras" in this novel. He …

28660. Temptation

Václav Havel

Temptation is a Faustian play written by Czech playwright Václav Havel in 1985 that premiered in Austria on 22 May 1986 in the Burgtheater in Vienna. The play premiered in Czechoslovakia on 27 October 1990, at the J. K. Tyl Theatre in Plzeň. It premiered in the United States on …

28673. Letters to a young lawyer

Alan Dershowitz

Letters to a young lawyer is a book published in 2001 that was written by Alan Dershowitz.

28679. Capitol

Orson Scott Card

Capitol was Orson Scott Card's second published book. This collection of eleven short stories set in the Worthing series is no longer in print. However six of the stories have been reprinted in The Worthing Saga and one of them in Maps in a Mirror.

28707. The Sorrow Gondola

Tomas Transtromer

The Sorrow Gondola is a 1996 poetry collection by the Swedish writer Tomas Tranströmer. The title refers to the composition La lugubre gondola by Franz Liszt. It was the first collection by Tranströmer published after his 1990 stroke. It received the August Prize.

28714. ...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of …

Walter A. McDougall

...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age is a 1985 nonfiction book by American historian Walter A. McDougall, published by Basic Books. The book chronicles the politics of the Space Race, comparing the different approaches of the US and the USSR. ...the …

28726. Shieldbreaker's Story

Fred Saberhagen

Shieldbreaker's Story is a book published in 1994 and written by Fred Saberhagen.

28730. Aspects of Love

David Garnett

Aspects of Love is a novel by author David Garnett centering on the loves of a young soldier named Alexis Golightly, his uncle George Dillingham, and the beautiful actress Rose Vibert from whom neither man could escape. It was originally published in 1955. In 1989 this book …

28736. Pen, Sword, Camisole

Jorge Amado

Pen, Sword, Camisole is a Brazilian Modernist novel. It was written by Jorge Amado in 1979. It was published in English in 1985, with a translation by Helen R. Lane.

28747. No Matter How Loud I Shout

Edward Humes

No Matter How Loud I Shout is a book written by Edward Humes.

28748. Echoes in time

Andre Norton

Echoes in time is a book published in 1999 that was written by Andre Norton and Sherwood Smith.

28749. Again to Carthage

John L. Parker, Jr.

Again to Carthage is a novel by American author John L. Parker Jr. initially published April 1, 2008. It is the sequel to 1978 book Once a Runner.

28757. Bumageddon: The Final Pongflict

Andy Griffiths

Bumageddon: The Final Pongflict is the final book in Andy Griffiths' Bum trilogy, following The Day My Bum Went Psycho and Zombie Bums from Uranus. The book details the events of a young boy called Zack and his adventures to finish the bums once and for all.

28758. Dead of Winter

P. J. Parrish

Dead of Winter is a book by P. J. Parrish.

28768. Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science …

Jeff Prucher

Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction is a book published in 2007 by the Oxford University Press. It was edited by Jeff Prucher, with an introduction by Gene Wolfe. The vocabulary includes words used in science fiction books, TV and film. A second category …



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