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.

36211. Persons and Places

George Santayana

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

36215. 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 …

36267. El Tragaluz

Antonio Buero Vallejo

The publication of El Tragaluz in 1967 coincided with a slight relaxation in the political censorship in Spain, and therefore could deal directly with a situation arising directly from the Civil War and its aftermath. Buero Vallejo portrays the blighted lives of the family on …

36287. Traces

Ida Fink

36300. 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 …

36366. Love in the Time of Cholera

Gabriel García

Love in the Time of Cholera is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez first published in Spanish in 1985. Alfred A. Knopf published an English translation in 1988, and an English-language movie adaptation was released in 2007.



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