The most popular books in English
from 36601 to 36800

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.

36601. The Betrayal of the Self: The Fear of Autonomy in …

Arno Gruen

Love or power ? these are the opposing poles of a choice every child is compelled to make, very early in its life, in a drama that sets it irrevocably on its path through life. This startling new insight into a formative experience fundamental to our development is the subject …

36604. I was a German

Ernst Toller

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for …

36605. Ergo; a comedy

Jakov Lind

"Lind is a writer—one of the best—who has chosen to speak in a different tongue. It is amazing that he is witty; it is not at all surprising that he is profound."—New York TimesWacholder lives and works at Custom House No. 8 with his adopted son Aslan and a lodger named Leo. …

36606. The Old Child & Other Stories

Jenny Erpenbeck

The Old Child & Other Stories introduces in English one of Germany’s most original and brilliant young authors, Jenny Erpenbeck. Written in spare, highly concentrated language, "a sustained feat of verbal economy" (Die Zeit), the one novella and four stories in The Old Child …

36613. Roy & Al

Ralf König

Roy & Al is a book written by Ralf Konig.

36622. Traveling on One Leg

Herta Müller

Traveling on One Leg is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Herta Müller, published in German in 1989 by Rotbuch Verlag. An English translation was made available in 1998. The protagonist Irene is a German-speaking woman in her mid-thirties who has just emigrated from Romania …

36623. Gorilla Adventure

Willard Price

Gorilla Adventure is a 1969 children's book by the Canadian-born American author Willard Price featuring his "Adventure" series characters, Hal and Roger Hunt. It depicts an expedition to capture a giant mountain gorilla for a circus. The location was post-colonial Congo. As …

36632. Selected poems

Randall Jarrell

Selected poems is a book written by Randall Jarrell.

36643. The World Swappers

John Brunner

The World Swappers is a science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in the United States in 1959, as one half of Ace Double D-391. The other half was Siege of the Unseen by A. E. van Vogt. Reprinted by Ace 1967, 1976.

36656. A Century of Dishonor

Helen Hunt Jackson

A Century of Dishonor is a non-fiction book by Helen Hunt Jackson first published in 1881 that chronicled the experiences of Native Americans in the United States, focusing on injustices. Jackson wrote A Century of Dishonor in an attempt to change government ideas/policy toward …

36659. The Progress of a Crime

Julian Symons

The Progress of a Crime is a book by Julian Symons.

36661. Space for Hire

William F. Nolan

Space for Hire is a book written by William F. Nolan.

36663. White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the …

Winthrop Jordan

White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812 is a book by Winthrop D. Jordan.

36668. Mike

P. G. Wodehouse

Mike is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 15 September 1909 by Adam & Charles Black, London. The story first appeared in the magazine The Captain, in two separate parts, collected together in the original version of the book; the first part, originally called …

36684. The King Incorporated

Neal Ascherson

The King Incorporated was the first history book published by award-winning Scottish journalist and historian Neal Ascherson exploring the course of the Congo Free State from its foundation to annexation, as well as the role of King Leopold II. The King Incorporated was first …

36694. Inhibitions, symptoms and anxiety

Sigmund Freud

Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety is the 1926 book written by Sigmund Freud.

36698. Agatha Christie A to Z

Dawn B. Sova

Agatha Christie A to Z is a book written by Dawn B. Sova.

36703. The Mystery of the Sea

Bram Stoker

The Mystery of the Sea, a novel by Bram Stoker, was originally published in 1902. Stoker is best known for his 1897 novel Dracula, but The Mystery of the Sea contains many of the same compelling elements. It tells the story of an Englishman living in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, who …

36739. The Old Neighborhood

Ray Suarez

The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration: 1966-1999 is a 1999 non-fiction book by Ray Suarez. It describes the process of urban flight, as it has occurred in the United States from the 1960s to the 1990s.

36766. Sixten

Ulf Stark

36772. The Isis Pedlar

Monica Hughes

The Isis Pedlar is a young adult science fiction novel by Monica Hughes, the third in the Isis series, following The Guardian of Isis. It was first published in 1982. The book takes place in the distant future on the fictional world of Isis. Nine years have passed since the …

36773. Finders, Keepers: Eight Collectors

Rosamond Purcell

Finders, Keepers: Eight Collectors is a book by Stephen Jay Gould and Rosamond Purcell.

36788. A Town Like Alice

Nevil Shute

A Town Like Alice is an economic development and romance novel by Nevil Shute, published in 1950 when Shute had newly settled in Australia. Jean Paget, a young Englishwoman, becomes romantically interested in a fellow prisoner of World War II in Malaya, and after liberation …

36800. Gun Machine

Warren Ellis

The bestselling thriller from "a seriously good writer with a seriously wicked imagination" (New York Times Book Review). After a shootout claims the life of his partner in a condemned tenement building on Pearl Street, Detective John Tallow unwittingly stumbles across an …



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