The most popular books in English
from 32601 to 32800

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. The mirror of ideas =

Michel Tournier

If not by nature, then by habit, people tend to match one thing with another—man and woman, laughter and tears, sickness and health, fire and water, master and servant—thereby accentuating similarities and contrasts and opening a field of relations. In The Mirror of Ideas, …

32602. Alexander (Modern Voices)

Klaus Mann

A significant contribution in the formation of 20th-century German literature, this historical fantasy takes Alexander the Great for its subject, looking at his life and career, and examining his obsession with conquest and supremacy regardless of its effects on his friends and …

32620. Destiny's Journey

Alfred Döblin

Destiny's Journey is a 1949 autobiography by German author Alfred Döblin. In this book Döblin gives an account of his experiences of exile and war between 1940 and 1948. Beginning with his flight from Paris on the eve of the Nazi invasion, Destiny's Journey chronicles his escape …

32631. The Movement of the Free Spirit

Raoul Vaneigem

The Movement of the Free Spirit: General Considerations and Firsthand Testimony Concerning Some Brief Flowerings of Life in the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and, Incidentally, Our Own Time is a 1986 book by former Situationist International member Raoul Vaneigem published in …

32635. Goethe: Selected Works (The Sorrows of Young …

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One of the towering figures of world literature, Goethe has never held quite as prominent a place in the English-speaking world as he deserves. This collection of his four major works, together with a selection of his finest letters and poems, shows that he is not only one of …

32643. Ramuntcho

Pierre Loti

Ramuntcho is a novel by French author Pierre Loti. It is a love and adventure story about contraband runners in the Basque province of France. It is one of Loti's most popular stories—"love, loss and faith remain eternal themes"—with four French film adaptations. It was first …

32667. Beirut '75

Ghada al-Samman

Beirut '75 is a novel written by Ghada al-Samman.

32676. The Steam House

Jules Verne

The Steam House is a Jules Verne novel recounting the travels of a group of British colonists in the Raj in a wheeled house pulled by a steam-powered mechanical elephant. Verne uses the mechanical house as a plot device to have the reader travel in nineteenth century India. The …

32793. The Future of Culture in Egypt

Taha Hussein

The Future of Culture in Egypt is a 1938 book by the Egyptian writer Taha Hussein. The book is a work of Egyptian nationalism advocating both independence and the adoption of various European modes of behaviour and institutions such as a strong military. The book was written …



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