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.

28802. 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 …

28804. They Would Never Hurt a Fly

Slavenka Drakulić

They Would Never Hurt a Fly is a 2004 historical non-fiction novel by Slavenka Drakulić discussing the personalities of the war criminals on trial in the Hague that destroyed the former Yugoslavia. Drakulić uses certain trials of alleged criminals with subordinate power to …

28808. The Judas Tree

A. J. Cronin

The Judas Tree is a 1961 novel by A. J. Cronin. It begins with the story of David Moray, his early career as an ambitious young doctor away on business. He has promised to return to marry a woman he loves, Mary Douglas. Early on in the story he is introduced to successful people …

28814. Clean Straw for Nothing

George Johnston

Clean Straw for Nothing is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author George Johnston. This novel is a sequel to My Brother Jack, the second in a trilogy of semi-autobiographical novels by Johnson. In real life, Johnson abandoned a conventional career in Australia …

28815. The Feather Men

Ranulph Fiennes

The Feather Men is a 1991 novel by the British adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

28821. Is Bill Cosby right?

Michael Eric Dyson

Is Bill Cosby Right? Or Has The Black Middle Class Lost Its Mind? is a book written by Michael Eric Dyson.

28827. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.

28833. Nappy Edges

Ntozake Shange

nappy edges is a collection of poetry and prose poetry written by Ntozake Shange and first published by St. Martin's Press in 1978. The poems, which vary in voice and style, explore themes of love, racism, sexism, and loneliness. Shange's third book of poetry, nappy edges, was …

28848. Brutal imagination

Cornelius Eady

Brutal imagination is a book written by Cornelius Eady.

28852. The Giant Under the Snow

John Gordon

The Giant Under The Snow is a children's fantasy adventure novel by John Gordon. First published in 1968 the story tells the tale of three school friends who discover an ancient treasure and become embroiled in the final act of an epic battle of good against evil. It is John …

28853. The emergence of probability

Ian Hacking

The Emergence of Probability: A Philosophical Study of Early Ideas about Probability, Induction and Statistical Inference is a 1975 book by philosopher Ian Hacking.

28854. Night Thoughts of a Classical Physicist

Russell McCormmach

Night Thoughts of a Classical Physicist is an historical novel by historian of science Russell McCormmach, published in 1982 by Harvard University Press. Set in 1918, the book explores the world of physics in the early 20th century—including the advent of modern physics and the …

28857. Just Me and My Puppy (A Golden Look-Look Book)

Mercer Mayer

Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter has a brand-new puppy in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s teaching the new pup tricks, giving him a bath, or curling up with him at bedtime, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect way to …

28861. The Wallet of Kai Lung

Ernest Bramah

The Wallet of Kai Lung is a collection of fantasy stories by Ernest Bramah, all but the last of which feature Kai Lung, an itinerant story-teller of ancient China. It was first published in hardcover in London by Grant Richards in 1900, and there have been numerous editions …

28877. Dead Girls

Richard Calder

Dead Girls is the début novel by British science fiction author Richard Calder, and was first published in the UK in 1992 and 1995 in the US. The novel is the first in Calders 'Dead' trilogy, and is followed by the novels Dead Boys and Dead Things.

28884. States and Social Revolutions

Theda Skocpol

States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia and China is a 1979 book by political scientist and sociologist Theda Skocpol, published by Cambridge University Press and explaining the causes of revolutions through the structural functionalism …

28901. 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.

28903. On the Bus with Rosa Parks

Rita Dove

On the Bus with Rosa Parks is a poetry book by Rita Dove.

28906. ...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 …

28932. 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.

28933. The Mocking Program

Alan Dean Foster

The Mocking Program is a 2002 novel by American author Alan Dean Foster.

28943. Enigma: A Magical Mystery

Graeme Base

Enigma: A Magical Mystery is a book by Graeme Base.

28953. A Planet for the President

Alistair Beaton

A Planet for the President is a novel by Alistair Beaton. Set in the not-too-distant future, it satirically ponders the question of what action the President of the United States might take if he finally realized that global climate change is converting the earth into an …

28954. Farthest Reach

Richard Baker

Farthest Reach is a 2005 fantasy novel by Richard Baker, set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms fictional universe. It is the second novel in the "Last Mythal" series.

28955. The Prince

Francine Rivers

The Prince is American novel published in 2005 written by Francine Rivers. It is the third novel in the Sons of Encouragement series, and tells the tale of the biblical character of Jonathan, the son of Saul the King in the Old Testament.

28956. The Stone Key

Isobelle Carmody

The Stone Key is a 2008 science fiction novel by Isobelle Carmody, set in a post apocalyptic world. It is the fifth book in the Obernewtyn Chronicles.

28958. Here We All Are

Tomie dePaola

Here We All Are is a book published in 2000 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

28969. 30 Days of Night: Immortal Remains

Steve Niles

30 Days of Night: Immortal Remains is the second novel spinoff of the 30 Days of Night comic series. It is co-written by Steve Niles and Jeff Mariotte. Immortal Remains is set after the second comic and centers on the vampire Dane, who travels to Savannah, Georgia after a series …

28975. The Book of the War

Lawrence Miles

The Book of the War is a hypertext multi-author novel presented in the form of an encyclopedia of the first 50 years of the War in the Faction Paradox universe based on the Doctor Who universe. The book was edited by Lawrence Miles, and written by Miles, Simon Bucher-Jones, …

28979. Strange Objects

Gary Crew

Strange Objects is a 1990 novel by Australian author Gary Crew. Strange Objects is set in and around Geraldton in Western Australia and is based on the shipwreck of the Dutch vessel the Batavia. Using the framing device of a collection of papers made by a missing boy, Steven …

29000. Red Country

Joe Abercrombie

A New York Times bestseller!They burned her home.They stole her brother and sister.But vengeance is following.Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she'll have to sharpen up some bad old ways to get her family back, and she's not a woman to flinch …



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