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.

37201. Henry, King of France

Heinrich Mann

In Henry, King of France, the sequel to Young Henry of Navarre, the compelling epic of Henry IV's reign over France is followed to its tragic destiny. The novel recounts two decades of chaos and war that led to the triumphant founding of the French Republic and culminated in the …

37202. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, and …

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is a pivotal work in which Poe calls attention to the act of writing and to the problem of representing the truth. It is an archetypal American story of escape from domesticity tracing a young man's …

37203. The Jameses: A Family Narrative

R. W. B. Lewis

Places the lives of Henry James, the writer, his brother, William, the philospher, and their sister, Alice, in the context of their family history

37223. Settlement

Christoph Hein

Settlement is a book written by Christoph Hein.

37226. London Blues

Anthony Frewin

London Blues is a novel by Anthony Frewin first published in 1997 about Soho in the late 1950s and early 1960s and in particular about the early days of pornographic movie production in Britain. London Blues is a mystery novel in that it describes not just the dangerous life but …

37228. 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 …

37251. The Letter Left to Me

Joseph McElroy

The Letter Left to Me is Joseph McElroy's seventh novel. A letter from father to son is delivered to the son shortly after the father's death. The letter receives wider and wider circulation, and its continued effect on the son's life is described.

37268. Shape-shifter

Pauline Melville

Shape-shifter is a book written by Pauline Melville.

37271. Base Instincts

Jonathan H. Pincus

Base Instincts is a book written by Jonathan H Pincus.

37272. The City

Max Weber

The City is a book by Max Weber, a German economist and sociologist. It was published posthumously in 1921. In 1924 it was incorporated into a larger book, Economy and Society. An English translation was made in 1958 and several editions have been released since then. It is …

37282. The Starmen

Leigh Brackett

The Starmen is a science fiction novel by author Leigh Brackett. It was published in 1952 by Gnome Press in an edition of 5,000 copies. It was also published by Ballantine Books in 1976 under the original magazine title of The Starmen of Llyrdis. Ace Books published an abridged …

37297. Barkis

Clare Turlay Newberry

Barkis is a book by Clare Newberry.

37298. The Judge: An Untrue Tale

Harve Zemach

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

37299. The Road of Azrael

Robert E. Howard

The Road of Azrael is a collection of historical short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 2,150 copies, of which, 300 were boxed and signed by the artist.

37303. Inhibitions, symptoms and anxiety

Sigmund Freud

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

37324. Counting the Eons

Isaac Asimov

Counting the Eons is a collection of seventeen nonfiction science essays written by Isaac Asimov. It was the sixteenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, these being first published between August 1980 and December 1981. It …

37328. 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.

37329. Antigone

Bertolt Brecht

Antigone, also known as The Antigone of Sophocles, is an adaptation by the German dramatist Bertolt Brecht of Hölderlin's translation of Sophocles' tragedy. It was first performed at the Chur Stadttheater in Switzerland in 1948, with Brecht's second wife Helene Weigel, in the …

37340. The Company They Keep: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien …

Diana Pavlac Glyer

The Company They Keep: C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien as Writers in Community is a non-fiction book written by Diana Pavlac Glyer, an Inklings scholar and English professor at Azusa Pacific University. The Company They Keep challenges the commonly held belief that the Inklings …

37342. The Kaiser's Last Kiss

Alan Judd

The Kaiser's Last Kiss is a 2003 novel written by Alan Judd. The story gives a fictional account of the last few days in the life of exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II after his home at Doorn, Netherlands is taken over by the invading Germans during the opening months of the Second World …

37351. Tucket's Home

Gary Paulsen

Tucket's Home is the fifth novel in The Tucket Adventures by Gary Paulsen. Francis finally recovering from a rattlesnake bite, he continues the trek to Oregon with Lottie and Billy. On their way they encounter a greenhorn English adventurer and his servants, Jason Grimes, …

37380. Huxley's Brave New World and Brave New World …

Aldous Huxley

Brave New World is a novel written in 1931 by Aldous Huxley and published in 1932. Set in London of AD 2540, the novel anticipates developments in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation, and classical conditioning that combine profoundly to change …

37387. The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir

Daisy Bates

The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir is a book written by Daisy Bates.

37389. Shadow of the Dragon

Sherry Garland

Shadow of the Dragon is a book written by Sherry Garland, with Sang Le as a protagonist who has a hard time adjusting to American life.

37395. Only Words

Catharine MacKinnon

Only Words is an influential work of feminist legal theory authored by Catharine MacKinnon in 1993. It contends that the U.S. legal system has used a First Amendment basis to protect intimidation, subordination, terrorism, and discrimination as enacted through pornography, …



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