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.

36803. 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. …

36804. 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 …

36814. Roy & Al

Ralf König

Roy & Al is a book written by Ralf Konig.

36825. 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 …

36844. The Man Without Qualities

Robert Musil

The Man Without Qualities is an unfinished novel in three books by the Austrian writer Robert Musil, considered one of the most significant European novels of the twentieth century. The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's …

36850. Mothers in the Fatherland

Claudia Koonz

Mothers in the Fatherland is a book written by Claudia Koonz.

36854. Jake and The Kid

W. O. Mitchell

Jake and the Kid is a collection of short stories by W. O. Mitchell, originally published in 1961. Many stories in the series appeared in Maclean's prior to the book's publication. Mitchell also published a sequel volume, According to Jake and the Kid, in 1989.

36859. Churchill: The End of Glory

John Charmley

Churchill: The End of Glory is a biography of Winston Churchill by notable Churchill scholar John Charmley.

36876. The World's Desire

H. Rider Haggard

The World's Desire is a classic fantasy novel first published in 1890 and written by H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang. Its importance was recognised in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fortieth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in …

36883. The Prince and Betty

P. G. Wodehouse

Anyone who has read the novels of P.G. Wodehouse will certainly expect a load of tongue in cheek humor in The Prince and Betty. While not containing the same humor that has made Wodehouse one of the most read humorists of the 20th century, this novel certainly creates an …

36888. Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating …

Peter Menzel

Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects is a non-fiction book by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Alusio.

36895. Granny Was a Buffer Girl

Berlie Doherty

Granny Was a Buffer Girl is a realistic young-adult novel by Berlie Doherty, published by Methuen in 1986. It recounts stories of love, loyalty and change in several generations of a Sheffield family from the 1930s to the 1980s, linking them to the changing fortunes of that …

36896. No Country for Young Men

Julia O'Faolain

No Country for Young Men is a book written by Julia O'Faolain.

36897. The Judge: An Untrue Tale

Harve Zemach

The Judge: An Untrue Tale is a book written by Harve Zemach and illustrated by Margot Zemach.

36931. Some Folk Think the South Pole's Hot: The Three …

Elke Heidenreich

Sprightly rhymed couplets tell this lengthy surreal tale of the nattily dressed penguins who joyfully welcome the Opera Ship from Old Vienna to the South Pole. And who should be onboard but the legendary Three Tenors! The excited, already properly attired audience includes …

36935. The Economics and Ethics of Private Property

Hans-Hermann Hoppe

The Economics and Ethics of Private Property: Studies in Political Economy and Philosophy by Hans-Hermann Hoppe was first published in 1993 followed by a second edition in 2006.

36945. The Glass of Dyskornis

Randall Garrett

The Glass of Dyskornis is a book published in 1982 that was written by Randall Garrett and Vicki Ann Heydron.

36955. Deviant Love

Sigmund Freud

Deviant Love is a book by Sigmund Freud.

36958. The Illusionist

Jennifer Johnston

The Illusionist, published in 1995, is a novel by Irish author Jennifer Johnston, and considered one of her best works. It gained positive reviews in The Irish Times, Times Literary Supplement and the New Statesman.

36959. Men of Stone

Gayle Friesen

Men of Stone is a novel written by Gayle Friesen that was first published in 2000.

36963. Purple Jesus

Ron Cooper

Purple Jesus is a 2010 humorous novel in the Southern Gothic style. It was written by Ron Cooper and published by Bancroft Press. The novel focuses around three characters: Purvis Driggers, a 24-year-old unemployed man, Martha Umphlett, a divorced young woman made to live with …

36972. Lost

Gary Devon

Lost is a book written by Gary Devon.

36975. Conundrum

Jeff Crook

Conundrum is a fantasy novel by Jeff Crook, published in 2001. The story takes place in the Dragonlance setting, based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

36996. Playing to Win: Becoming the Champion

David Sirlin

David Sirlin's treatise on winning at competitive games.

37000. Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and …

Lisa Pulitzer

Jenna Miscavige Hill, niece of Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige, was raised as a Scientologist but left the controversial religion in 2005. In Beyond Belief, she shares her true story of life inside the upper ranks of the sect, details her experiences as a member Sea …



continue with book 37001 - 37200