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.

29008. Eva Sleeps

Francesca Melandri

A bestselling novel in Italy and Elle magazine's book of the year, Eva Sleeps is a sweeping modern story about family, forgiveness, and conflict. At its heart is the story of a woman searching for the truth about her origins. This literary page-turner will delight fans of Elena …

29012. The Life, Adventures and Piracies of the Famous …

Daniel Defoe

The Life, Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is a novel by Daniel Defoe. It is believed to have been partly inspired by the exploits of English pirate Henry Every. The narrative describes the life of an Englishman, stolen from a well-to-do family as a child …

29019. 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.

29028. Drunkard's Walk

edited by Frederik Pohl

Drunkard's Walk is a science fiction novel by Frederik Pohl. It was originally published in paperback by Ballantine Books in 1960 and later the same year by Gnome Press in a hardback edition of 3,000 copies. The novel was originally serialized in the magazine Galaxy Science …

29030. Daniel Half Human

David Chotjewitz

Daniel Half Human and the Good Nazi is a 2000 children's novel by German author David Chotjewitz, translated into English by Doris Orgel. The first US edition was published in 2004 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. The novel is set in Hamburg, Germany, during the rise of the …

29052. 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 …

29053. Hype and Glory

William Goldman

Hype and Glory is a 1990 memoir from William Goldman which details his experiences as a judge at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival and Miss America Pageant. The book includes an interview with Clint Eastwood and a profile on Robert Redford. Much of the book contains autobiographical …

29059. 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 …

29065. Difficult Loves

Italo Calvino

Difficult Loves is a 1970 short story collection by Italo Calvino. It concerns love and the difficulty of communication. Some published versions of the English translation by William Weaver omit a number of the stories, and also include other Calvino stories about the Second …

29070. The Animal Doctor

P. C. Jersild

The Animal Doctor is a book written by P. C. Jersild.

29073. The Way to Start a Day

Byrd Baylor

The Way to Start a Day is a book written by Byrd Baylor and illustrated by Peter Parnall.

29074. Pennterra

Judith Moffett

Pennterra is a science fiction novel by American author Judith Moffett, first published in 1987. Isaac Asimov, who wrote an introduction for the book and published it under his "Isaac Asimov Presents" series. Pennterra was reprinted in 2009 by Fantastic Books, an imprint of …

29084. 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.

29100. The Labyrinth Key

Howard V. Hendrix

The Labyrinth Key is a science fiction novel by Howard V. Hendrix first published in 2004.

29119. Tine

Herman Bang

29123. Stones Unturned

Christopher Golden

Stones Unturned is a book that was published in 2006 that was written by Christopher Golden and Thomas E. Sniegoski.

29129. Noble House

James Clavell

Noble House is a novel by James Clavell, published in 1981 and set in Hong Kong in 1963. It is a massive book, well over 1000 pages, with dozens of characters and numerous intermingling plot lines. In 1988, it was adapted as a television miniseries for NBC, starring Pierce …

29142. Echoes in time

Andre Norton

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

29154. 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 …

29156. 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.

29157. Dead of Winter

P. J. Parrish

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

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