The most popular books in English
from 31801 to 32000

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.

31803. The Goldberg Variations

Nancy Huston

Nancy Huston’s The Goldberg Variations, which was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Translation, echoes Bach’s Variations in its structure and rhythms, and ultimately, its irony. "Suppose you invite thirty people to your home, people whom you love or have loved, …

31805. The Knights of the Cross

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The Knights of the Cross or The Teutonic Knights is a 1900 historical novel written by the eminent Polish Positivist writer and the 1905 Nobel laureate, Henryk Sienkiewicz. Its first English translation was published in the same year as the original. The book was serialized by …

31829. A Flea in Her Ear

Georges Feydeau

A Flea in Her Ear is a play by Georges Feydeau written in 1907, at the height of the Belle Époque.

31832. Report from the Besieged City & Other Poems

Zbigniew Herbert

Report from the Besieged City and other Poems is a literary work by Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert.

31846. Time and Free Will

Henri Bergson

Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness is Henri Bergson's doctoral thesis, first published in 1889. The essay deals with the problem of free will, which Bergson contends is merely a common confusion among philosophers caused by an illegitimate …

31852. Beirut '75

Ghada al-Samman

Beirut '75 is a novel written by Ghada al-Samman.

31875. Democracy in America

Alexis de Tocqueville

De la démocratie en Amérique is a classic French text by Alexis de Tocqueville. Its title translates as Of Democracy in America, but English translations are usually titled simply Democracy in America. In the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution that he believed …

31880. Debunked!: ESP, Telekinesis, and Other Pseudoscience

Georges Charpak

Debunked!: ESP, Telekinesis, and Other Pseudoscience is a book by Georges Charpak and Henri Broch.

31890. People on the Bridge

Wisława Szymborska

People on the Bridge is a book written by Wisława Szymborska.

31962. On the field of glory

Henryk Sienkiewicz

On the Field of Glory is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1906. The novel tells a story of a fictional young impoverished Polish nobleman and his love for a young aristocratic woman. The story is set during the reign of King John III …

31994. The Future of Culture in Egypt

Taha Hussein

The Future of Culture in Egypt is a 1938 book by the Egyptian writer Taha Hussein. The book is a work of Egyptian nationalism advocating both independence and the adoption of various European modes of behaviour and institutions such as a strong military. The book was written …



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