The most popular books in English
from 38201 to 38400

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.

38201. Half-truths & one-and-a-half truths

Karl Kraus

"An aphorism never coincides with the truth: it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths," wrote Kraus. The aphorism was "a sub-genre [Kraus] considered the height of linguistic integrity. . . . With the help of notes and introductions by Zohn, the subtlety and archness …

38304. Grammar of the Mexican language: with an explanation …

Horacio Carochi

The Arte de la lengua mexicana con la declaración de los adverbios della is a grammar of the Nahuatl language in Spanish by Jesuit grammarian Horacio Carochi. This classic work on the Classical Nahuatl language is now considered by linguists to be the finest and most useful of …

38319. The days of the commune

Bertolt Brecht

The Days of the Commune is a play by the twentieth-century German dramatist Bertolt Brecht. It dramatises the rise and fall of the Paris Commune in 1871. The play is an adaptation of the 1937 play The Defeat by the Norwegian poet and dramatist Nordahl Grieg. Brecht's …

38359. The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism

Max Weber

The Religion of China: Confucianism and Taoism is a book written by Max Weber, a German economist and sociologist. It was first published in German under the title Konfuzianismus und Taoismus in 1915 and an adapted version appeared in 1920. An English translation was made in …

38361. The Life of High Countess Gritta von Ratsinourhouse …

Bettina von Arnim

A group of girls escape from their convent school and after surviving a shipwreck found a feminist paradise on an exotic island. Written in the 1840s by a mother-daughter team, the novel was a critique of German paternalism.

38379. The Autumn of the Patriarch

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Autumn of the Patriarch is a novel written by Gabriel García Márquez in 1975. A "poem on the solitude of power" according to the author, the novel is a flowing tract on the life of an eternal dictator. The book is divided into six sections, each retelling the same story of …

38383. The Good Person of Szechwan: Mother Courage and Her …

Bertolt Brecht

Three plays deal with a good-hearted prostitute, a war survivor, and life in Nazi Germany



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