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.

30601. Tremendous trifles

G. K. Chesterton

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 …

30602. Night Games and Other Stories and Novellas

Arthur Schnitzler

These artful new translations of nine of Schnitzler's most important stories and novellas reinforce the Viennese author's remarkable achievement.

30603. In the Line of Fire: A Memoir

Pervez Musharraf

In the Line of Fire: A Memoir is a book that was written by former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf and first published on September 25, 2006. The book contains a collection of Musharraf's memories and is being marketed as his official autobiography.

30611. Migration: New & Selected Poems

W. S. Merwin

Migration: New & Selected Poems is a book written by W. S. Merwin.

30618. A New Generation Draws the Line

Noam Chomsky

The conflicts in Kosovo and East Timor, looked at side-by-side by Noam Chomsky, starkly illuminate the strategies of the Western powers in the new century. Chomsky convincingly argues that humanitarianism was not the moving force behind NATO’s intervention in Yugoslavia, and …

30630. The Sheltering Sky

Paul Bowles

The Sheltering Sky is a 1949 novel of post-colonial alienation and existential despair by American writer and composer Paul Bowles.

30632. The Wicked and the Witless

Hugh Cook

The Wicked and the Witless is a book published in 1989 that was written by Hugh Cook.

30641. Free Air

Sinclair Lewis

Free Air is a 1919 novel written by Sinclair Lewis. A silent movie adaptation of the novel was also released on April 30, 1922. The film starred Tom Douglas as Milt Daggett and Marjorie Seaman as Claire Boltwood.

30642. 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 …

30644. The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp

W. H. Davies

The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp is an autobiography published in 1908 by the Welsh poet and writer W. H. Davies. A large part of the book's subject matter describes the way of life of the tramp in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States in the final decade of the …

30645. A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain

Daniel Defoe

A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain is an account of his travels by English author Daniel Defoe, first published in three volumes between 1724 and 1727. Other than Robinson Crusoe, Tour was Defoe's most popular and financially successful work during the eighteenth …

30652. Star Bridge

Jack and James E. Gunn Williamson

Star Bridge is a science fiction novel by authors Jack Williamson and James E. Gunn. It was published in 1955 by Gnome Press in an edition of 5,000 copies. However, 900 copies were never bound. It was also issued in paperback by Ace and reissued by Berkley Books in 1977 and by …

30653. The Hidden Side of the Moon

Joanna Russ

The Hidden Side of the Moon is a feminist science fiction collection of short stories by Joanna Russ, first published in 1987 by St. Martin's Press. The collection covers stories published from 1952 to 1983.

30656. The Ruling Class

Francine Pascal

The Ruling Class is a teen novel by Francine Pascal, released in 2004.

30665. Quofum

Alan Dean Foster

Quofum is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster.

30666. The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow

Thea Astley

The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow is Thea Astley's second last novel. It won The Age Book of the Year in 1996, and was shortlisted for the 1997 Miles Franklin Award.

30679. 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 …

30680. Pushing the Bear

Diane Glancy

Pushing the Bear is a historical novel by Diane Glancy which explores the lives of the Cherokee in 1838/39 during their forced removal from their land along the Trail of Tears in the United States. The book was published in 1996 by Harcourt.

30681. Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park is a 1990 science fiction novel written by Michael Crichton, divided into seven sections. Often considered a cautionary tale on unconsidered biological tinkering in the same spirit as Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, it uses the metaphorical collapse of an amusement …

30688. A Suitable Boy

Vikram Seth

A Suitable Boy is a novel by Vikram Seth, published in 1993. At 1349 pages and 591,552 words, the book is one of the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language. A sequel, to be called A Suitable Girl, is due for publication in 2016.

30693. 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.

30697. Horn of Africa

Philip Caputo

Horn of Africa is a novel written by Philip Caputo.

30699. The Nature of Rationality

Robert Nozick

The Nature of Rationality is 1993 book by Robert Nozick, an exploration of practical rationality.

30728. Persuasions of the witch's craft

T.M. Luhrmann

Persuasion's of the Witches' Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England is a study of several Wiccan and ceremonial magic groups that assembled in southern England during the 1980s. It was written by the American anthropologist Tanya M. Luhrmann of the University of California, …

30739. The Gully Dwarves

Dan Parkinson

The Gully Dwarves is a fantasy novel by Dan Parkinson, set in the world of Dragonlance, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the fifth novel in the "Lost Histories" series. It was published in paperback in June 1996. It continues the short story The …

30746. Silver City

Li Rui

Silver City is a book by Li Rui.

30748. Measle and the Mallockee

Ian Ogilvy

Measle and the Mallockee is a children's novel written by Ian Ogilvy and illustrated by Chris Mould. It is the third book in the Measle Stubbs series. The novel was first published in 2005 by OUP in the UK and Harper Collins in the US.

30774. The Only Three Questions That Count

Ken Fisher

The Only Three Questions that Count: Investing by Knowing What Others Don't is a book on investment advice. It was released in December 2006 and spent three months on The New York Times list of "Hardcover business bestsellers" . It was also a Wall Street Journal and a …

30782. Red Star

Alexander A. 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 …

30794. If I Knew Then

Amy Fisher

If I knew Then was a book written by Amy Fisher.

30795. The Art of War

Sun Tzu

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on …

30800. The Fractal Prince (Jean le Flambeur)

Hannu Rajaniemi

"The good thing is, no one will ever die again. The bad thing is, everyone will want to."A physicist receives a mysterious paper. The ideas in it are far, far ahead of current thinking and quite, quite terrifying. In a city of "fast ones," shadow players, and jinni, two sisters …



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