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.

38423. Internationalism or Russification?

Ivan Dzi︠u︡ba

Internationalism or Russification? is a book by Ukrainian writer and social activist Ivan Dziuba, written in September-December 1965.

38424. In Search of Lost Time: Volume 2, Within a Budding …

Marcel Proust

In Search of Lost Time —also translated as Remembrance of Things Past—is a novel in seven volumes by Marcel Proust. His most prominent work, it is known both for its length and its theme of involuntary memory, the most famous example being the "episode of the madeleine" which …

38456. The innocence of the Devil

Nawal El Saadawi

The innocence of the Devil is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38462. A crown for the king

Solomon ibn Gabirol

A crown for the king is a work written by Solomon ibn Gabirol.

38466. Mourning diary

Richard P. Howard

A major discovery: The lost diary of a great mind—and an intimate, deeply moving study of griefThe day after his mother's death in October 1977, the influential philosopher Roland Barthes began a diary of mourning. Taking notes on index cards as was his habit, he reflected on a …

38518. The Nawal El Saadawi reader

Nawal El Saadawi

The Nawal El Saadawi reader is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38521. Two women in one

Nawal El Saadawi

Imraʻtān fī imraʼah is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38534. Democracy and Islam in the New Constitution of …

Khaled Abou El Fadl

Reports on a conference held to identify ways in which the new constitution of Afghanistan could help put the country on the path to a strong, stable democracy characterized by good governance and rule of law. The participants identified practical ideas for those involved in …

38537. Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture

Henri de Lubac

Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture, is a three volume study by Henri de Lubac, first published in French between 1959 and 1964. It is considered to be one of the most important and thorough studies of the history of medieval exegesis. Its subject matter ranges from …

38541. The well of life

Nawal El Saadawi

The well of life is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

38558. Introduction to the Study of the Hindu doctrines

René Guénon

Introduction to the Study of the Hindu doctrines was René Guénon's first major book. It was published by and endorsed by Catholic publishers and scholars, despite its sympathetic treatment of a non-Christian religion. The book is based on his Ph.D. thesis. His Ph.D. thesis was …

38567. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

38573. Nahj al-Balagha

Ali B Abi Talib

The Nahj al-Balagha is the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and narrations attributed to Ali, cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad. It was collected by Sharif Razi, a Shi'i scholar in the tenth century Known for its eloquent content, it is considered a …

38583. Rebellion and Violence in Islamic Law

Khaled Abou El Fadl

Khaled Abou El Fadl's book represents the first systematic examination of the idea and treatment of political resistance and rebellion in Islamic law. Pre-modern jurists produced an extensive and sophisticated discourse on the legality of rebellion and the treatment due to …

38588. Treatise on Asthma


Treatise on Asthma is a work written by Maimonides.

38599. Twenty Drawings

Kahlil Gibran

Twenty Drawings is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.

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