The most popular books in English
from 30401 to 30600

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.

30403. 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 …

30417. His brother

Philippe Besson

Son frère is a novel by Philippe Besson. It was published by Julliard in Paris in 2001. It was later published as a softcover issue. In 2003, Patrice Chéreau adapted the text for a feature film Son frère also known by its English title His Brother.

30430. The Kip Brothers

Jules Verne

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

30435. The Narrow Waters

Julien Gracq

The Narrow Waters is a 1976 essay collection by the French writer Julien Gracq. The topic of the book is Èvre, a left tributary of the river Loire, located close to where the author grew up. The book was published by José Corti. An English translation by Ingeborg M. Kohn was …

30440. 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 …

30490. Islam and Dhimmitude: Where Civilizations Collide

Bat Ye'or

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

30491. 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 …

30514. Autopsy For An Empire: The Seven Leaders Who Built …

Dmitri Volkogonov

Autopsy For An Empire: The Seven Leaders Who Built the Soviet Regime is a book by Dmitri Volkogonov.

30529. The Return and Other Stories

Andrei Platonov

"Reading Platonov, one gets a sense of the relentless, implacable absurdity built into the language and with each...utterance, that absurdity deepens" - Joseph Brodsky People are on the move in all ten stories in this collection, coming home as in "The Return", leaving home as …

30569. Red Star

Alexander Bogdanov

Red Star is Alexander Bogdanov's 1908 science fiction novel about a communist utopia on Mars. Set in early Russia during the Revolution of 1905 and on socialist Mars, the novel tells the story of Leonid, a scientist-revolutionary who travels to Mars to learn and experience their …

30580. Sanin

Mikhail Artsybashev

Sanin is a novel by the Russian writer Mikhail Artsybashev. It has an interesting history being written by a 26-year-old in 1904 – at the peak of the various changes in Russian society. It was published and criticized in 1907, the year of one of the most horrific political …



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