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.

36001. 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 …

36031. The Decameron

G. Bocaccio

The Decameron, subtitled Prince Galehaut, is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio. The book is structured as a frame story containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men sheltering in a secluded villa just …

36043. 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, …

36044. 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, …

36048. Persons and Places

George Santayana

The Works of George Santayana, Volume 1: Persons and Places (Critical Edition)

36053. 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 …

36066. Leyendas de Guatemala

Miguel Ángel Asturias

Leyendas de Guatemala was the first book to be published by Nobel-prizewinning author Miguel Ángel Asturias. The book is a re-telling of Maya origin stories from Asturias's homeland of Guatemala. It reflects the author's study of anthropology and Central American indigenous …

36080. 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.

36089. The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll

Alvaro Mutis

The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is a compilation of novellas by Colombian author Álvaro Mutis. First published as a two-volume collection in Colombia in 1993, the work was translated into English by Edith Grossman in 2002. The novellas center on the exploits and …

36142. The Ancient Curse

Valerio Massimo Manfredi

In the middle of the night at the Museum of Volterra, young archeologist Fabrizio Castellani is immersed in his work - research into the famous Etruscan statue known as 'the shade of twilight'. Completely engrossed, he is startled by the phone ringing. An icy female voice warns …

36160. Seven interpretive essays on Peruvian reality

José Carlos Mariátegui

Seven Interpretive Essays on Peruvian Reality, published in 1928, is the most famous written work of the Peruvian socialist writer José Carlos Mariátegui.



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