The most popular books in English
from 30201 to 30400

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.

30231. Impossible Object

Nicholas Mosley

"The object of life is impossible; one cuts out fabrication and creates reality. A mirror is held to the back of the head and one's hand has to move the opposite way from what was intended." In these closing lines from Impossible Object, one has embodied both Nicholas Mosley's …

30254. 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. …

30255. The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies

Roland Barthes

The Eiffel Tower and Other Mythologies is a collection of essays by the French literary theorist Roland Barthes. It is a companion volume to his earlier book Mythologies and follows the same format of a series of short essays which explore a range of cultural phenomena, from the …

30266. The Oath

Elie Wiesel

The Oath is the English title of Le serment de Kolvillag, a novel by Elie Wiesel. It tells the story of Azriel, the only surviving Jewish member of the small Hungarian town of Kolvillag after a pogrom perpetrated by neighboring Christians. Azriel carries the secret of …

30269. Bourbon Island 1730

Olivier Appollodorus

It is 1730 when Raphael Pommeroy arrives in the West Indies with his ornithology professor. They’re supposed to be in search of the almost-extinct dodo . . . but Raphael is quickly entranced with the piratical inhabitants of the island, becoming obsessed with their vision of a …

30297. The Ayn Rand cult

Jeff Walker

The Ayn Rand Cult is a book by journalist Jeff Walker, published by Open Court Publishing Company in 1999. Walker discusses the history of the Objectivist movement started by novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, which he describes as a cult.

30319. Before He Wakes

Jerry Bledsoe

Before He Wakes is a book written by Jerry Bledsoe.

30320. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an …

Harriet Ann Jacobs

Introduction by Kwame Anthony AppiahCommentary by Jean Fagan Yellin and Margaret Fuller This Modern Library edition combines two of the most important African American slave narratives—crucial works that each illuminate and inform the other. Frederick Douglass’s Narrative, first …

30368. Islam and Dhimmitude: Where Civilizations Collide

Bat Ye'or

Islam and Dhimmitude: Where Civilizations Collide is a book by Bat Ye'or.

30370. The Mysterious Island

Jules Verne

The Mysterious Island is a novel by Jules Verne, published in 1874. The original edition, published by Hetzel, contains a number of illustrations by Jules Férat. The novel is a crossover sequel to Verne's famous Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and In Search of the …

30399. Sweet Tooth

Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth is a novel by the English writer Ian McEwan, published on 21 August 2012. It deals with the experiences of its protagonist, Serena Frome, during the early 1970s. After graduating from Cambridge she is recruited by MI5, and becomes involved in a covert program to …

30400. Go Set a Watchman

Harper Lee

#1 New York Times Bestseller“Go Set a Watchman is such an important book, perhaps the most important novel on race to come out of the white South in decades… — New York Times (Opinion Pages)A landmark novel by Harper Lee, set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning …



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