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.

32601. 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 …

32602. 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 …

32603. La tierra del fuego

Sylvia Iparraguirre

Tierra del Fuego is more than a suspenseful seafaring tale in the tradition of Captain Hornblower; it is also a chilling psychological and cultural tale, reminiscent of Heart of Darkness or Lord of the Flies, that probes deeply into human nature. Based on the true story of the …

32605. Legends, Tales And Poems

Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original …

32614. Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels From Los Angeles to …

Ian Buruma

Bad Elements is a book about contemporary Chinese history by Ian Buruma, published by Random House on November 20, 2001. The book's subtitle, "Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing", indicates the main focus of the book. Bad Elements is divided into three parts: The Exiles, …

32615. 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 …

32633. 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.

32642. The Falling Torch

Algis Budrys

The Falling Torch is a 1959 science fiction novel by Algis Budrys. A 1999 Baen Books edition was "very slightly rewritten, and includes one entirely new chapter. The novel is about a group of freedom fighters who attempt the nearly hopeless task of liberating planet Earth from …

32651. Joy

Amanda Quick

32653. Pontypool Changes Everything

Tony Burgess

The compelling, terrifying story of a devastating virus. Have you ever imagined what it would be like to kill someone? Wondered, in your darkest secret thoughts, about the taste of human flesh? What if you woke up and began your morning by devoting the rest of your life to a …

32654. History As a System

José Ortega y Gasset

History as a system is a written work by José Ortega y Gasset.

32661. The independent command

James Doohan

The Independent Command is the third of the three science fiction novels of the Flight Engineer by S. M. Stirling and James Doohan.

32666. The Conscience of the Rich

C. P. Snow

The Conscience of the Rich is the seventh published of C. P. Snow's series of novels Strangers and Brothers, but the third according to the internal chronology. It details the lives of Charles, Katherine and their father, Leonard March, a wealthy Jewish family. Lewis Eliot …

32668. The Wings of the Dove

Henry James

The Wings of the Dove is a 1902 novel by Henry James. This novel tells the story of Milly Theale, an American heiress stricken with a serious disease, and her effect on the people around her. Some of these people befriend Milly with honorable motives, while others are more …

32679. Bring Larks and Heroes

Thomas Keneally

Bring Larks and Heroes is a 1967 novel by Australian author Thomas Keneally which won the Miles Franklin Award in 1967.

32721. African silences

Peter Matthiessen

African Silences is a 1991 book by Peter Matthiessen published by Random House. It recounts journeys through Equatorial Africa to study the situation of elephants and other wildlife and is a meditation upon the natural world and mankind's relationship to it and effect upon it.

32724. Irish Crystal

Andrew Greeley

Irish Crystal is the ninth of the Nuala Anne McGrail series of mystery novels by Roman Catholic priest and author Father Andrew M. Greeley.

32733. Blackout: An Inspector Espinosa Mystery

Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza

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

32742. Dracula

Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and …

32744. Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme …

James Patterson

Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports is the third book in the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson. It was released in the UK and the US on May 29, 2007. The series is set in modern times, and centers around the 'flock', a group of human-avian hybrids on the …

32757. The Annotated Turing

Charles Petzold

The Annotated Turing: A Guided Tour Through Alan Turing’s Historic Paper on Computability and the Turing Machine is a book by Charles Petzold, published in 2008 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Petzold annotates Alan Turing's paper "On Computable Numbers, with an Application to …

32765. 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 …

32783. 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, …

32793. 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.

32800. 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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