The most popular books in English
from 34001 to 34200

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.

34001. Critique of Economic Reason (Radical Thinkers)

Andre Gorz

André Gorz’s earlier books—from Ecology as Politics to Farewell to the Working Class and Paths to Paradise—have informed and inspired the most radical currents in Green movements in Europe and America over the last two decades. In Critique of Economic Reason, he offers his …

34002. A man who knows

Emmanuel Bove

Maurice Lesca is fifty-seven--older, not much wiser, and painfully comical in his failures. Though educated as a doctor, he's a ne'er-do-well who milks family and friends for money and lives in poverty with his widowed sister. When he encourages a divorcée to extort money from …

34005. Catherine Certitude

Patrick Modiano

This charming book will delight any child or adult who appreciates ballet, Paris, New York, childhood, and mystery (not necessarily in that order). The book's plot is deceptively simple: Catherine, the eponymous heroine, begins her story watching her own daughter demonstrate …

34007. La Dentellière

Pascal Lainé

La Dentellière, is a French novel by Pascal Lainé. It was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1974. It was made into a film with Isabelle Huppert in 1977. It was translated into English by George Crowther in 1976 as A Web of Lace and in 2006 by David Dugan. An excerpt of the 2006 …

34009. Wartime Writings

Marguerite Duras

Published for the first time in english, the World War II notebooks of one of the twentieth century's most renowned literary figures.For decades it has been known that Marguerite Duras had kept four notebooks in a blue closet in her country home in France. But until now no one …

34010. Les Fausses Confidences

Marivaux

Les Fausses Confidences is a three-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Pierre de Carlet de Chamberlain de Marivaux. It was first performed on the 16 March 1737 by the actors of the Comédie Italienne at the Hotel de Bourgogne, Paris. This play explores the idea of …

34031. Consuelo

George Sand

Consuelo is a novel by George Sand, first published serially in 1842-1843 in La Revue indépendante, a periodical founded in 1841 by Sand, Pierre Leroux and Louis Viardot. According to the Nuttall Encyclopædia, it is "[Sand's] masterpiece; the impersonation of the triumph of …

34050. Bug-Jargal

Victor Hugo

Bug-Jargal is a novel by the French writer Victor Hugo. First published in 1826, it is a reworked version of an earlier short story of the same name published in the Hugo brothers' magazine Le Conservateur littéraire in 1820. The novel follows a friendship between the enslaved …

34062. Libidinal Economy

Jean-François Lyotard

Libidinal Economy is a 1974 book by Jean-François Lyotard.

34065. The Baphomet

Pierre Klossowski

The Baphomet is a transgressive piece of experimental fiction authored by Pierre Klossowski. Klossowski wrote his original French novel in 1965, but it was not translated into English until 1992, when a translation was published by Marsilio Press.

34071. Critique of Dialectical Reason

Jean-Paul Sartre

Critique of Dialectical Reason is a 1960 book by Jean-Paul Sartre in which he further develops the existentialist Marxism he first expounded in his essay Search for a Method. Critique of Dialectical Reason and Search for a Method were written as a common manuscript, with Sartre …

34096. Les Grands Chemins

Jean Giono

Les Grands chemins is a 1951 novel by the French writer Jean Giono. It was the basis for the 1963 film Of Flesh and Blood, directed by Christian Marquand.

34110. The Differend: Phrases in Dispute

Jean-François Lyotard

The Differend: Phrases in Dispute is a 1983 book by Jean-François Lyotard.

34125. Acts of religion

Jacques Derrida

Acts of Religion, compiled in close association with Jacques Derrida, brings together for the first time a number of Derrida's writings on religion and questions of faith and their relation to philosophy and political culture. The essays discuss religious texts from Jewish, …

34160. The Mannerheim Line 1920-39: Finnish Fortifications …

Bair Irincheev

In the wake of the bloody civil war that followed Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, the border between the two countries was established across the Karelian Isthmus, an area long fought over by Russia, Finland and Sweden in their attempts to dominate the northern tip …

34171. Alex

Pierre Lemaitre

EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT HER IS WRONG In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are crucial. After that, the chances of being found alive go from slim to nearly none. Alex Prévost - beautiful, resourceful, tough - may be no ordinary victim, but her time is running out. …



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