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.

30201. Le Rosier de Madame Husson

Guy de Maupassant

Le Rosier de Madame Husson is a novella by Guy de Maupassant, published in 1887. The hero is a young virtuous boy, the equivalent of a Rose Queen. The story was adapted by the English composer Benjamin Britten for his comic opera Albert Herring with a libretto by Eric Crozier …

30202. Night of Amber (Dedalus Europe 1992-95)

Sylvie Germain

The sequel to Sylvie Germain's highly acclaimed The Book of Nights (Godine, 1993; a New York Times Notable Book of the Year), Night of Amber continues the grotesque, fantastic, and riveting story of the Peniel family. It ranges from the terror and atrocity of the Algerian War to …

30208. Circles of Deceit

Nina Bawden

Circles of Deceit is a book written by Nina Bawden.

30216. Japrocksampler

Julian Cope

Japrocksampler: How the Post-war Japanese Blew Their Minds on Rock 'n' Roll, was written by author and musician Julian Cope and published by Bloomsbury on 3 September 2007. This 304-page hardcover book is a companion piece to his 1995 book on Krautrock, Krautrocksampler, and …

30220. The Breaks

Richard Price

The Breaks is a 1983 novel by Richard Price. The Breaks was Price's fourth novel.

30226. The Chaos Gate

Josepha Sherman

The Chaos Gate is a book published in 1994 that was written by Josepha Sherman.

30227. The Kip Brothers

Jules Verne

The Kip Brothers is an adventure novel written by Jules Verne.

30234. Discourse on the Arts and Sciences

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A Discourse on the Moral Effects of the Arts and Sciences, also known as Discourse on the Sciences and Arts and commonly referred to as The First Discourse, is an essay by Genevan philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau which argued that the arts and sciences corrupt human morality. …

30239. The Alabaster Staff

Edward Bolme

The Alabaster Staff is a Fantasy novel by Edward Bolme, set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe. It is the first novel in "The Rogues" series.

30241. Homicide My Own

Darryl Ponicsan

Homicide My Own is a book written by Darryl Ponicsan.

30246. The War Between the Classes

Gloria D. Miklowitz

The War Between The Classes is a novel written by Gloria D. Miklowitz. The novel explores how society can overcome the stereotypes taught by media through its teen-aged protagonist. The book focuses on the main character, Amy, as she struggles to keep a good relationship with …

30251. The Secret of Sinharat

Leigh Brackett

The Secret of Sinharat is a science fiction novel by Leigh Brackett set on the planet Mars, whose protagonist is Eric John Stark.

30272. The Planet Savers

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Planet Savers is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published in book form in English by Ace Books in 1962, dos-à-dos with Bradley's novel The Sword of Aldones. The story first appeared in the November 1958 issue of the …

30277. Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens

Patricia Lauber

Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens is a book by Patricia Lauber.

30281. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman …

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume …

30289. The Ragged Astronauts

Bob Shaw

The Ragged Astronauts is a book published in 1986 that was written by Bob Shaw and edited by Victor Gollancz.

30296. The Busy Body

Donald E. Westlake

The Busy Body is a novel written by Donald E. Westlake.

30298. The Entropy Tango

Michael Moorcock

The Entropy Tango is a novel by British fantasy and science fiction writer Michael Moorcock. It is part of his long running Jerry Cornelius series.

30301. Before He Wakes

Jerry Bledsoe

Before He Wakes is a book written by Jerry Bledsoe.

30400. Six Four

横山秀夫

'This novel is a real, out-of-the-blue original. I've never read anything like it' New York Times Book Review THE MILLION-SELLING JAPANESE CRIME PHENOMENON, NOW A UK BESTSELLER. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER. NAMED IN NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2017. …



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