The most popular books in English
from 36001 to 36200

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.

36002. 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.”

36003. Fiesta al noroeste

Ana Maria Matute

Ana Maria Matute, author of Celebration in the Northwest, was 10 years old in 1936, the year the Spanish Civil War broke out. For three years she witnessed the strife and carnage that ripped her homeland apart, then came of age in a repressive society ruled by Franco. These …

36004. 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 …

36009. Über Ruhestörer

Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Biografier af: Ludwig Börne, Heinrich Heine, Ludwig Marcuse, Hermann Kesten, Manès Sperber, Friedrich Torberg, Hilde Spiel, Peter Weiss, Erich Fried, Jurek Becker, Hans Mayer, Jakov Lind, Barbara Honigmann, Herlinde Koelbl

36017. The Red Balloon

Anthony Clark

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.

36021. In praise of the unfinished

Julia Hartwig

Hailed by Czeslaw Milosz as “the grande dame of Polish poetry” and named “one of the foremost Polish poets of the twentieth century” by Ryszard Kapuscinski, Julia Hartwig has long been considered the gold standard of poetry in her native Poland. With this career-spanning …

36036. 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 …

36043. Omnibus

Colette

36050. The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom

Ignacy Krasicki

The Adventures of Mr. Nicholas Wisdom, written in Polish in 1776 by Ignacy Krasicki, is the first novel composed in the Polish language, and a milestone in Polish literature.

36096. Traces

Ida Fink

36110. The woman from Hamburg and other true stories

Hanna Krall

In twelve nonfiction tales, Hanna Krall reveals how the lives of World War II survivors are shaped in surprising ways by the twists and turns of historical events. A paralytic Jewish woman starts walking after her husband is suffocated by fellow Jews afraid that his coughing …

36196. Yakshi

Malayattoor Ramakrishnan

Yakshi is a Malayalam novel written by Malayattoor Ramakrishnan in 1967. This novel is about a college lecturer, Srinivasan, who is disfigured in an accident in his college lab. He meets a beautiful woman who is willing to accept him despite his disfigurement. But after a while, …

36197. Randamoozham

M. T. Vasudevan Nair

Randamoozham is a 1984 Malayalam novel by M. T. Vasudevan Nair. It is widely credited as his masterpiece. It was translated into English as Second Turn in 1997. M. T. Vasudevan Nair won Vayalar Award, given for the best literary work in Malayalam, for the novel in 1985. Later, …

36200. Indulekha

O. Chandumenon

Indulekha is a Malayalam novel written by O. Chandu Menon. Published in 1889, it was the first major novel in Malayalam language. It was a landmark in the history of Malayalam literature and initiated novel as a new flourishing genre. The novel is about a beautiful, well …



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