The most popular books in English
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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.
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 …
Eight-year-old Molly and her ten-year-old brother Ralph are inseparable, in league with each other against the stodgy and stupid routines of school and daily life; against their prim mother and prissy older sisters; against the world of authority and perhaps the world itself. …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
A. J. Cronin
The Spanish Gardener is a 1950 novel by A. J. Cronin which tells the story of an American consul, Harrington Brande, who is posted to San Jorge on the Costa Brava, Spain with his young son Nicholas. The novel relates how Nicholas’s innocent love for his father is destroyed by …
Anthony Clark’s award-winning adaptation of Albert Lamorisse’s Fifties French film, The Red Balloon, follows the adventures of a lonely Parisian boy and a stray balloon which befriends him. It enjoyed a successful run at the National Theatre in 1996.
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 …
The Forever War is a military science fiction novel by American author Joe Haldeman, telling the contemplative story of soldiers fighting an interstellar war between Man and the Taurans. It won the Nebula Award in 1975, and the Hugo and the Locus awards in 1976. Forever Free and …
Van Hamme (Scenario)
The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is a book written by Martin Booth.
The Tell-Tale Heart: The Life and Work of Edgar Allan Poe is a book written by Julian Symons.
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 …
The Village of Round and Square Houses is a book by Ann Grifalconi.
Joseph is a book written by Julian Rathbone.
Three Jovial Huntsmen is a book by Susan Jeffers.
A Shower of Summer Days is a novel written by May Sarton.
Sorche Nic Leodhas
Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland is a book by Sorche Nic Leodhas.
African calliope is a book written by Edward Hoagland.
The Yellow Silk is a fantasy novel written by Don Bassingthwaite in 2004. It is the last book in The Rogues, a series of stand-alone novels set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe.
Godzilla 2000 is a book published in 1997 that was written by Marc Cerasini.
James D Barber
Presidential character is a book written by James David Barber.
Gordon R. Dickson
The Man from Earth is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Tor Books in 1983. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Analog Science Fiction and Fact, If, Astounding, Galaxy Science Fiction and Space Stories.
Henri de Lubac
The Summer Birds is a children's novel by British writer Penelope Farmer, published in 1962 by Chatto & Windus, and receiving a Carnegie Medal commendation. It is the first of three books featuring the Makepeace sisters, Charlotte and Emma, These three books are sometimes …
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is a French Romantic/Gothic novel by Victor Hugo published in 1831. The title refers to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, on which the story is centered. The story is set in the Late Middle Ages, during the reign of Louis XI.
Great-granddaughter of Minerve, first woman of the Guadeloupean branch of the Lougandor family to be freed from slavery in 1848, the elderly Telumée tells the story of her own difficult life and that of her ancestors. It is a poor black woman's tale of heroic survival, set in …
David Copperfield, is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens. It was first published as a serial in 1849–50, and as a book in 1850. Many elements of the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of his novels. In the preface to the 1867 …
Sanctuary is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel.
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. …