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. The Waterfalls of Slunj

Heimito von Doderer

English industrialist Robert Clayton and his son, Donald, open a branch office of their business in Vienna and pursue their lives and fortunes in the years before World War I

32402. Die Harzreise

Heinrich Heine

Die Harzreise is a travel report about a trip to the Harz Mountains by German poet and author, Heinrich Heine, compiled in autumn 1824, which was first published in January and February 1826 in the magazine, Der Gesellschafter, by Friedrich Wilhelm Gubitz and ran for fourteen …

32403. The society of individuals

Norbert Elias

The Society of Individuals stands as testimony to the coherence of Norbert Elias's viewpoint over a long and distinguished career. Consisting of three interrelated essays, the first written in 1939, the second between 1940 and 1950, and the third in 1987, this book addresses the …

32404. Florence of Arabia

Christopher Hibbert

Florence of Arabia is a satirical novel written by Christopher Buckley and first published in 2004 by Random House. The novel follows a fictional State Department employee, Florence Farfaletti, as she attempts to bring equal rights to the fictional Middle Eastern nation of …

32419. The Man Without Qualities

Robert Musil

The Man Without Qualities is an unfinished novel in three books by the Austrian writer Robert Musil, considered one of the most significant European novels of the twentieth century. The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's …

32420. Marchers of Valhalla

Robert E. Howard

Marchers of Valhalla is a collection of two Fantasy novelettes by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1972 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,654 copies. Grant published another collection of this title in 1977 OCLC 3178161. This 1977 edition added …

32422. Last Letters from Hav

Jan Morris

Last Letters from Hav is a Booker Prize-shortlisted 1985 novel by Welsh writer Jan Morris. Last Letters from Hav was republished in 2006 together with Hav of the Myrmidons and an introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin in a collected volume entitled Hav.

32435. Love Without Hope

Rodney Hall

Love Without Hope is a 2007 novel by the Australian author Rodney Hall.

32440. 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 …

32447. A game for the living

Patricia Highsmith

A Game for the Living is a psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith.

32452. Twisted Summer

Willo Davis Roberts

Twisted Summer is a book by Willo Davis Roberts.

32461. Starfishers

Glen Cook

Starfishers is a book published in 1982 that was written by Glen Cook.

32463. The Gardener's Son

Cormac McCarthy

The Gardener’s Son is a screenplay by American writer Cormac McCarthy. It is the first published screenplay written by McCarthy, who primarily writes novels but has also written two plays and had three of his novels adapted into feature-length films. The story is based around a …

32514. The Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality, and the …

Wayne Koestenbaum

The Queen's Throat: Opera, Homosexuality and the Mystery of Desire is a 1993 book by American cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum.

32515. Every Man in His Humour

Ben Jonson

Every Man in His Humour is a 1598 play by the English playwright Ben Jonson. The play belongs to the subgenre of the "humours comedy," in which each major character is dominated by an overriding humour or obsession.

32518. True Britt

Britt Ekland

True Britt was a best-selling autobiography, published in 1980, by the actress Britt Ekland. Ekland describes her marriage with Peter Sellers, relationships with Rod Stewart and Lord Lichfield and affairs with, among others Warren Beatty and 'Count' Ascanio Cicogna, and …

32519. Lo!

Charles Fort

Lo! was the third published nonfiction work of the author Charles Fort. In it he details a wide range of unusual phenomena. In the final chapter of the book he proposes a new cosmology that the earth is stationary in space and surrounded by a solid shell which is ".. not …

32522. Someone like You

Sarah Dessen

Someone Like You is a young adult novel by Sarah Dessen. The movie How to Deal was based on this novel as well as one of Dessen's other novels, That Summer.

32536. Changer's Moon

Jo Clayton

Changer's Moon is a book published in 1985 that was written by Jo Clayton.

32541. From the Files of the Time Rangers

Richard Bowes

From the Files of the Time Rangers is a fix-up novel by Richard Bowes dealing with time travel and alternative history. Its foreword, "Rick Bowes: An Appreciation", is by Kage Baker, author of The Company novels. The novel was edited by Marty Halpern for Golden Gryphon Press. …

32556. Who is Conrad Hirst?

Kevin Wignall

Who is Conrad Hirst? is a book by Kevin Wignall.

32589. 12: The Elements of Great Managing

Rodd Wagner

12: The Elements of Great Managing is a New York Times bestseller written by Rodd Wagner and James K. Harter. It is the sequel to First, Break All the Rules, although the first book was written by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman. Both books are based on The Gallup …

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