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.

37003. 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. …

37004. 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 …

37014. Roy & Al

Ralf König

Roy & Al is a book written by Ralf Konig.

37025. 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 …

37042. 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 …

37084. Mr. Justice Raffles

E. W. Hornung

Mr. Justice Raffles was a 1909 novel written by E.W. Hornung. It featured his popular character A. J. Raffles a well-known cricketer and gentleman thief. It was the fourth and last in his four Raffles books which had begun with The Amateur Cracksman in 1899. Unlike the three …

37094. Walter Lippmann and the American Century

Ronald Steel

Walter Lippmann and the American Century is a book by Ronald Steel.

37097. The Houses of Iszm

Jack Vance

The Houses of Iszm is a science fiction novella by Jack Vance, which appeared in Startling Stories magazine in 1954. It was reissued in book form in 1964 as part of an Ace Double novel, together with Vance's Son of the Tree . The story published in Startling Stories is about …

37098. Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed …

B. G. Burkett

Stolen Valor: How the Vietnam Generation Was Robbed of Its Heroes and Its History is a self-published book by B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley which asserts both that there is a popular view of Vietnam War veterans as broken men and psychopaths and that this view is false. In …

37113. Autumn Street

Lois Lowry

Autumn Street is a 1980 novel by two-time Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry.

37115. Take my hand

Robin Jones Gunn

Take my hand is a book published in 1999 that was written by Robin Jones Gunn.

37133. 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 …

37138. 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.

37157. Deviant Love

Sigmund Freud

Deviant Love is a book by Sigmund Freud.

37177. Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member

Sanyika Shakur

Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member is a memoir about gang life written in prison by Sanyika Shakur.

37186. Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can …

James Garbarino

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them is a book by James Garbarino Ph.D. that details the epidemic of violent male youths in America.

37189. Kill Alex Cross

James Patterson

The President's son and daughter are abducted, and Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene. But someone very high-up is using the FBI, Secret Service, and CIA to keep him off the case and in the dark.A deadly contagion in the water supply cripples half of the …

37191. One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to …

John C. Waugh

One Man Great Enough: Abraham Lincoln's Road to Civil War is a book written by John C. Waugh.

37200. Reconstructing Amelia

Kimberly McCreight

[Read by Khristine Hvam]''Reconstructing Amelia'' is a stunning debut page-turner that brilliantly explores the secret world of teenagers, their clandestine first loves, hidden friendships, and the dangerous cruelty that can spill over into acts of terrible betrayal. - - When …



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