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.

30403. The Waterfalls of Slunj

Heimito von Doderer

English industrialist Robert Clayton and his son, Donald, open a branch office of their business in Vienna and pursue their lives and fortunes in the years before World War I

30404. The autobiography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe vol 2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for …

30405. The first American

C. W. Ceram

An account of the origins and early history of the American Indians. It presents the question - who were they, and where did they come from? The text is full of illustrations and pictures.

30406. The Casualty, early tales

Heinrich Böll

“This evocation of the great German humanistic tradition is salutary amid so much pain and absurdity. And no writer is more qualified than Heinrich Böll to evoke that tradition.” ―Washington Post These stories by Nobel Prize winner Heinrich Böll, written between 1946 and 1952 …

30418. Dark Horizon

K. W. Jeter

Dark Horizon is a book published in 1993 that was written by K.W. Jeter.

30425. Flod

Jon Bing

30432. Ashes and Angel Wings

Greg Stolze

Ashes and Angel Wings is a book published in 2003 that was written by Greg Stolze.

30445. The Road to Agra

Aimée Sommerfelt

The Road to Agra is a children's novel, written by Aimée Sommerfelt and published in Norwegian in 1959. It is her most famous work and has been translated into 17 other languages. Set in India, the book tells the story of 13-year-old Lalu and his 7-year-old sister Maya, who are …

30491. Green Henry

Gottfried Keller

Green Henry is a partially autobiographical novel by the Swiss author Gottfried Keller, first published in 1855, and extensively revised in 1879. Truth is freely mingled with fiction, and there is a generalizing purpose to exhibit the psychic disease that affected the whole …

30497. Latter Days

Dave Sim

Latter Days is the tenth and final novel in Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim's Cerebus comic book series. It is made up of issues #266-300 of Cerebus. It was collected as the 15th and 16th "phonebook" volumes, as Latter Days and The Last Day. The novel concludes Cerebus life, as Sim …

30499. Strega Nona, Her Story

Tomie dePaola

Strega Nona, Her Story is a book published in 1996 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

30504. Legitimation Crisis

Jürgen Habermas

Legitimation Crisis is a 1973 book by Jürgen Habermas, published in English in 1975 by Beacon Press, translated and with an introduction by Thomas McCarthy. It was originally published by Suhrkamp.

30511. The Venus Hunters

J. G. Ballard

The Venus Hunters is a collection of short stories by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1980 as a paperback by Panther Books, and reprinted as a hardback in 1986 by Victor Gollancz. It includes: "Now: Zero" "The Time-Tombs" "Track 12" "Passport to Eternity" "Escapement" "Time of …

30513. Traitor to the Living

Philip José Farmer

Traitor to the Living is a science fiction novel by Philip José Farmer. The story follows Herald Childe, a private detective. Childe is also the lead character in two prior Farmer novels published as pornography by Essex House. In this non-erotic novel, the lead character is …

30514. The Clue of the Hissing Serpent

Franklin W. Dixon

The Clue of the Hissing Serpent is Volume 53 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Andrew E. Svenson in 1974.

30518. The Prisoners of Time

Joe Dever

The Prisoners of Time is the eleventh book in the Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever.

30523. The Crows of Pearblossom

Aldous Huxley

The Crows of Pearblossom is a children's book written by Aldous Huxley, the English novelist, essayist and critic. The story was published by Random House and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. A more recent picture book version was illustrated by Sophie Blackall and published by …

30532. Geronimo Rex

Barry Hannah

Geronimo Rex is the 1972 book written by Barry Hannah.

30534. Star's End

Glen Cook

Star's End is a book published in 1982 that was written by Glen Cook.

30536. (Un)arranged Marriage

Bali Rai

The young-adult novel Arranged Marriage is the first novel by the British-Indian author Bali Rai.

30539. A Kid for Two Farthings

Wolf Mankowitz

A Kid for Two Farthings is a 1953 novel by the British writer Wolf Mankowitz, based on the author's experiences of growing up within a Jewish community in London's East End. The title is a reference to the traditional Passover song, Chad Gadya, which begins "One little goat …

30542. Moonscatter

Jo Clayton

Moonscatter is a book published in 1983 that was written by Jo Clayton.

30544. The Gay Place

Billy Lee Brammer

The Gay Place is a series of three novellas, with interlocking plots and characters, by American author Billy Lee Brammer. The novellas, published in a single book, include The Flea Circus, Room Enough to Caper and Country Pleasures. Set in an unnamed state identical to Texas, …

30545. 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 …

30547. The Memory Cathedral

Jack Dann

The Memory Cathedral: A Secret History of Leonardo da Vinci is a 1995 historical fantasy fiction novel by Jack Dann. It follows Leonardo da Vinci constructing his flying machine and then travelling to the East.

30549. New and selected poems

Gary Soto

New and selected poems is a book written by Gary Soto.

30552. The Wizard of Sunset Strip

Simon Hawke

The Wizard of Whitechapel is a book published in 1989 that was written by Simon Hawke.

30553. The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness: …

Reinhold Niebuhr

The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness: A Vindication of Democracy and a Critique of Its Traditional Defenders is a book by Reinhold Niebuhr.

30563. Where's Wally? The Wonder Book

Martin Handford

Where's Wally? The Wonder Book is the fifth book in the Where's Wally? illustration book series by Martin Handford, released in 1997. In the book Wally/Waldo, Wizard Whitebeard, Wenda, Woof, and Odlaw travel to fantasy worlds. The book was the last Where's Wally? book for nine …

30572. Irish Linen

Andrew Greeley

Irish Linen is the tenth of the Nuala Anne McGrail series of mystery novels by Roman Catholic priest and author Father Andrew M. Greeley.

30574. The Day of Forever

J. G. Ballard

The Day of Forever, is a short-story collection by J. G. Ballard. It contains the following stories: "The Day of Forever" "Prisoner of the Coral Deep" "Tomorrow is a Million Years" "The Man on the 99th Floor" "The Waiting Grounds" "The Last World of Mr Goddard" "The Gentle …

30576. The Quincunx of Time

James Blish

The Quincunx of Time is a short science fiction novel by James Blish. It is an extended version of a short story entitled "Beep", published by Galaxy Science Fiction magazine in 1954. The novel form was first published in 1973.

30582. Hyperborea

Clark Ashton Smith

Hyperborea is a collection of fantasy short stories by Clark Ashton Smith, edited by Lin Carter. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books as the twenty-ninth volume of its celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in April 1971. It was the second themed …

30583. Alien Plot

Piers Anthony

Alien Plot: A man of our world is sent across the boundaries of an alien dimension. His task is to infiltrate the native culture--But once there he discovers that an alien plot of ground can become home.This brand-new story leads off a collection of sixteen tales by Piers …

30587. Murder in Little Egypt

Darcy O'Brien

Murder in Little Egypt is a book written by Darcy O'Brien.

30588. 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.

30591. Reason and Revolution

Herbert Marcuse

Reason and Revolution: Hegel and the Rise of Social Theory is a 1941 book by Herbert Marcuse.

30596. Razor's Edge

Lisanne Norman

Razor's Edge is the fourth book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 1997 that was written by Lisanne Norman.

30597. The Crisscross Shadow

Franklin W. Dixon

The Crisscross Shadow is Volume 32 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Richard Cohen in 1953. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were systematically …



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