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.

32001. Soul of wood, & other stories

Jakov Lind

Soul of Wood made Jakov Lind’s reputation as one of the most boldy imaginative postwar writers and it remains his most celebrated achievement. In the title novella and six subsequent stories, Lind distorts and refashions reality to make the deepest horrors of the twentieth …

32002. 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 …

32003. 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.

32007. 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 …

32008. West-östlicher Diwan

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This English verse translation of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan aims to give English-readers a fair indication of the themes, quality and flavour of Goethe's major cycle of lyric poetry. As far as possible it remains faithful to Goethe's metrical and rhyming patterns. The Divan's …

32022. 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 …

32140. Blackout: An Inspector Espinosa Mystery

Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

Blackout: An Inspector Espinosa Mystery is a book by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza.

32168. 2 Girls

Perihan Magden

2 Girls is a novel by Turkish writer Perihan Mağden, first published in 2002. The novel tells the story of two teenager girls with polar characteristics drawn into each other, forming an intense friendship in milieu of man-dominated, materialistic, and oppressive pressures. The …

32185. Berji Kristin (Tales from the Garbage Hills)

Latife Tekin

The cast-offs of modern urban society are driven out onto the edges of the city and left to make a life there for themselves. They are not, however, in any natural wilderness, but in a world of refuse and useless junk - a place which denies any form of sustainable life. Here, …

32195. The sound of fishsteps

Buket Uzuner

The Sound of Fishsteps is a prize-winning novel by Turkish writer Buket Uzuner originally published in Turkish by Remzi Kitabevi in 1993 and in English translation in 2002.

32200. O Senhor da Chuva

André Vianco

O Senhor da Chuva, is a horror novel by Brazilian author Andre Vianco, published in 2001 by Editora Novo Século. The book has no continuation, but Samuel and Gregory appears in the series O Turno da Noite, in English, "The Night Shift". Dimitri is in the book, but appears, in …

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