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.

39209. Kentucky Ham

William S. Burroughs, Jr.

Kentucky Ham, first published in 1973, was the second novel by William S. Burroughs, Jr., the son of Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs. Like its predecessor, Speed, the book is an autobiographical novel based upon Burroughs' own life. In this case it covers a range of …

39211. The Fair Maid of Perth

Walter Scott

The Fair Maid of Perth is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. Inspired by the strange story of the Battle of the North Inch, it is set in Perth and other parts of Scotland around 1400. The book had been intended to include two other stories in the same volume, "My Aunt Margaret's …

39219. From Hell

Alan Moore

From Hell is a graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell, originally published in serial form from 1989 to 1996 and collected in 1999, speculating upon the identity and motives of Jack the Ripper. The title is taken from the first words of the "From Hell" …

39226. Memories of the Space Age

J. G. Ballard

Memories of the Space Age is a collection of Science fiction stories by author J.G. Ballard. It was released in 1988 by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4,903 copies and was the author's first book published by Arkham House. The stories, set at Cape Canaveral, …

39228. John Dickson Carr: The Man Who Explained Miracles

Douglas Greene

John Dickson Carr: The Man Who Explained Miracles is a book written by Douglas Greene.

39229. The Witch of the Low Tide

John Dickson Carr

The Witch of the Low Tide, first published in 1961, is a detective story/historical novel by John Dickson Carr set in the England of 1907. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a locked room mystery as well as being a historical novel. It is interesting from a modern …

39230. Internationalism or Russification?

Ivan Dzi︠u︡ba

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

39232. The Rationalists

John Cottingham

The Rationalists is a 1988 book by John Cottingham. It offers an overview of the most important exponents of rationalism, namely Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz. Other thinkers, such as Malebranche, are dealt with, too.

39238. Mice Twice

Joseph Low

Mice Twice is a book written by Joseph Low.

39239. All Falling Down

Gene Zion

All Falling Down is a book written by Gene Zion and illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham.

39240. As I Was Crossing Boston Common

Norma Farber

As I Was Crossing Boston Common is the 1975 book by Norma Farber.

39249. The Billion Dollar Ransom

Franklin W. Dixon

The Billion Dollar Ransom is the 73rd title of the Hardy Boys series, written by Franklin W. Dixon.

39261. The innocence of the Devil

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39266. Family Values

K. C. Constantine

Family Values is a crime novel by the American writer K.C. Constantine set in 1990s Rocksburg, a fictional, blue-collar, Rustbelt town in Western Pennsylvania. Mario Balzic is the protagonist, an atypical detective for the genre, a Serbo-Italian American cop, unpretentious, a …

39269. New York Jew

Alfred Kazin

New York Jew is a book written by Alfred Kazin.

39270. A crown for the king

Solomon ibn Gabirol

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

39279. The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the …

Ramesh Ponnuru

The Party of Death: The Democrats, the Media, the Courts, and the Disregard for Human Life is a book written by Ramesh Ponnuru. The hardcover edition, published by Regnery Publishing, was released on April 24, 2006 and consists of 320 pages. Controversially titled, the work is …

39280. The Secret of Sinharat

Leigh Brackett

The Secret of Sinharat is a science fiction novel by Leigh Brackett set on the planet Mars, whose protagonist is Eric John Stark.

39298. Against the Day

Michael Cronin

Against the Day is a book published in 1998 that was written by Michael Cronin.

39327. The Nawal El Saadawi reader

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39331. Two women in one

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39341. 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 …

39346. The well of life

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39369. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

39375. 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 …

39384. 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 …

39389. Treatise on Asthma


Treatise on Asthma is a work written by Maimonides.

39399. Twenty Drawings

Kahlil Gibran

Twenty Drawings is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.

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