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.

34601. 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 …

34602. Anno domini

George Steiner

Three outstanding stories on the theme of war. The three stories bundled in this book are tales about war and love, about “memories keeping their cancerous hold.”

34606. The salon in Württemberg

Pascal Quignard

The relationship of Florent Seinece and his wife, Isabelle, is irretrievably altered by a brief dalliance with Charles Chenogne, and Florent loses both his wife and the most important friend of his life

34619. The Unexpected Man

Yasmina Reza

The Unexpected Man is a play written in 1995 by Yasmina Reza. Reza is best known in the English speaking world as the author of 'Art'.

34622. The serpent of stars

Jean Giono

The Serpent of Stars (Le serpent d¢étoiles, 1993; reprinted 1999 Grasset) takes place in rural southern France in the early part of the century. The novel’s elusive narrative thread ties landscape to character to an expanse just beyond our grasp. The narrator encounters a …

34656. 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 …

34663. Family Without a Name

Jules Verne

Family Without a Name is an 1889 adventure novel by Jules Verne about the life of a family in Lower Canada during the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837 and 1838 that sought an independent and democratic republic for Lower Canada. In the book, the two sons of a traitor fight in the …

34671. Libidinal Economy

Jean-François Lyotard

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

34674. Omnibus

Colette

34685. 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 …

34726. The Differend: Phrases in Dispute

Jean-François Lyotard

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

34783. 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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