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.

32401. 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 …

32402. 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 …

32403. 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.

32415. The Other House

Henry James

The Other House is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in the Illustrated London News in 1896 and then as a book later the same year. Set in England, this book is something of an oddity in the James canon for its plot revolving around a murder. The novel was …

32416. 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 …

32427. To Conquer Chaos

John Brunner

To Conquer Chaos is a 1964 science fiction novel by John Brunner.

32430. Amnesia

Douglas Cooper

Amnesia is a 1994 novel by Douglas Anthony Cooper and is his debut novel. The book was published in March 1994 by Hyperion Books and is the first entry in the Izzy Darlow series.

32439. Stopping at Slowyear

edited by Frederik Pohl

Stopping at Slowyear is a 1991 science fiction novel by Frederik Pohl.

32441. White Eagle, Red Star

Norman Davies

White Eagle, Red Star: The Polish–Soviet War, 1919–20 is a 1972 book by Norman Davies covering the Polish–Soviet War. This monograph is Davies' first book. It is considered by many historians to be one of the best English-language books on the subject. A. J. P. Taylor, who wrote …

32456. Pseudo-City

D. Harlan Wilson

Pseudo-City is the third book by American author D. Harlan Wilson. Referred to as a novel as often as a collection of stories -- Wilson himself has called it a "story-cycle" -- it contains twenty-nine irreal short stories and flash fiction that overlap and feature recurrent …

32461. My Brother's Keeper

Charles Sheffield

My Brother's Keeper is a 1982 science fiction novel by Charles Sheffield, published as a paperback original by Ace Books in 1982. It was reissued by Baen Books in 2000. The story takes place in approximately 2000 from the perspective of the early 80s. The hero of the story is a …

32466. Blood dazzler

Patricia Smith

In minute-by-minute detail, Patricia Smith tracks Hurricane Katrina as it transforms into a full-blown mistress of destruction. From August 23, 2005, the day Tropical Depression Twelve developed, through August 28 when it became a Category Five storm with its “scarlet glare …

32468. Eros Ascending

Mike Resnick

Eros Ascending is a book published in 1984 that was written by Mike Resnick.

32484. Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

Ambrose Bierce

Tales of Soldiers and Civilians is a collection of short stories written by Ambrose Bierce. Published in 1891, the 26 stories detail the lives of soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. His famous story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is included in this …

32488. Keepers of the House

Lisa St Aubin de Terán

Keepers of the House is the debut novel of Lisa St Aubin de Terán, published as The Long Way Home in the US. The novel is autobiographical and set in a Venezuelan valley beset by drought. First published in 1982 by Jonathan Cape it won the Somerset Maugham Award.

32496. Blood Tie

Mary Lee Settle

Blood Tie is a novel written by Mary Lee Settle.

32497. Sent for You Yesterday

John Edgar Wideman

Sent for You Yesterday is a novel by the American writer John Edgar Wideman set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania during the 1970s. The novel tells the story of Albert Wilkes, who after seven years on the run, returns to Homewood, an African American neighborhood of the East End. Sent …

32500. The Purple Pterodactyls

L. Sprague de Camp

The Purple Pterodactyls is a collection of short stories by science fiction and fantasy author L. Sprague de Camp. It was first published in hardcover by Phantasia Press in January, 1980, and in paperback by Ace Books in April of the same year. An E-book edition was published by …

32522. Eros at Zenith

Mike Resnick

Eros at Zenith is a book published in 1984 that was written by Mike Resnick.

32530. Leap into darkness

Leo Bretholz

Leap into Darkness is a 1998 memoir that was written by Holocaust survivor Leo Bretholz and co-author Michael Olesker.

32534. The Story of King Arthur and His Knights

Howard Pyle

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights is a November 1903 novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. It was published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Pyle's illustrations for the stories have been called "glorious", with the text and the illustrations complementing …

32535. The Heart of the Warrior

John Gregory Betancourt

The Heart of the Warrior is a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel written by John Gregory Betancourt. In Voyages of Imagination, Betancourt remarked, "Worf has always been one of my favorite characters, and I wanted to write a book about him but set in the Dominion, where he would …

32537. Blackout: An Inspector Espinosa Mystery

Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

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

32547. Head Games

Craig McDonald

Head Games is a book by Craig McDonald.

32567. 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 …

32585. 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, …

32591. The Prisoner of Zenda

Anthony Hope

The Prisoner of Zenda is an adventure novel by Anthony Hope, published in 1894. The king of the fictional country of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus unable to attend the ceremony. Political forces are such that in order for the king to retain his crown …

32595. 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.

32600. 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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