The most popular books in English
from 32001 to 32200

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. 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.

32006. New York interiors

Beate Wedekind

This volume contains a collection of the many fascinating ways in which people have made themselves feel at home in New York. It covers 42 different apartments and houses in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Long Island - from a loft sprayed with graffiti to an elegant uptown apartment on …

32007. Erec y Enide

Manuel Vázquez Montalbán

Erec y Enide, a 2002 novel from Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, is in a certain way a re-reading of Erec et Enide, first part of the arthurian cycle of Chrétien de Troyes. The author analyzes three lonelinesses: the loneliness of Julio Matasanz, specialist in medieval literature; the …

32009. 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 …

32015. 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 …

32032. Theory of Colours

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Theory of Colours is a book by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe about the poet's views on the nature of colours and how these are perceived by humans. Published in 1810, it contains detailed descriptions of phenomena such as coloured shadows, refraction, and chromatic aberration. The …

32045. Okamgnienie

Stanisław Lem

Eyeblink is a book written by Stanislaw Lem.

32046. 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.

32112. People on the Bridge

Wisława Szymborska

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

32127. Ich

Karl May

32140. The Little Trilogy

Henryk Sienkiewicz

The Little Trilogy is a book of three stories by Henryk Sienkiewicz.

32157. Castorp

Paweł Huelle

Shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, 2008“Delightful . . . gently, deceptively provocative.”—The Observer“Full of depth and allusion . . . wonderfully absurd humour.”—The Independent on SundayInspired by Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain, Castorp recounts Hans …

32175. 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 …

32198. Work, consumerism and the new poor

Zygmunt Bauman

It is one thing to be poor in a society of producers and universal employment; it is quite a different thing to be poor in a society of consumers, in which life projects are built around consumer choices rather than on work, professional skills or jobs. Where ‘being poor’ was …

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