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.

39202. Careful, He Might Hear You

Sumner Locke Elliott

Careful, He Might Hear You is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author Sumner Locke Elliott. It was published in 1963. The 1983 film Careful, He Might Hear You was based on the novel.

39203. Upon Some Midnights Clear

K. C. Constantine

Upon Some Midnights Clear is a crime novel by the American writer K.C. Constantine set in 1980s 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, …

39206. The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad

"The Secret Sharer" is a short story by Joseph Conrad written in 1909, first published in Harper's Magazine in 1910, and as a book in the short-story collection Twixt Land and Sea. The story was filmed as a segment of the 1952 film Face to Face. The Secret Sharer was adapted to …

39209. Arctic Adventure

Willard Price

Arctic Adventure is a 1980 children's book by the Canadian-born American author Willard Price. It features his "Adventure" series characters, Hal and Roger Hunt.

39210. Lincoln's Men: The President and His Private …

Daniel Mark Epstein

Lincoln's Men: The President and His Secretaries is a book written by Daniel Mark Epstein.

39229. Internationalism or Russification?

Ivan Dzi︠u︡ba

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

39239. A New Universal History of Infamy

Rhys Hughes

A New Universal History of Infamy is the title of a 2004 collection of short fiction by Welsh fantasy writer Rhys Hughes. The book serves as a parody and homage to Jorge Luis Borges' collection A Universal History of Infamy, following the plan of the original closely but not …

39250. Le Calvaire

Octave Mirbeau

Le Calvaire is a novel written by the French journalist, novelist and playwright Octave Mirbeau, and published by Ollendorff in 1886.

39254. The innocence of the Devil

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39258. The Art of Computer Programming

Donald Knuth

The Art of Computer Programming is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth that covers many kinds of programming algorithms and their analysis. Knuth began the project, originally conceived as a single book with twelve chapters, in 1962. The first three of what was …

39259. Coronado's Children

J. Frank Dobie

Coronado's Children was the second book written by J. Frank Dobie, published by The Southwest Press in 1930. It deals with lore of lost mines and lost treasures in the American Southwest, for the most part in Texas. The Spanish explorer Coronado quested for the fabled Seven …

39262. A crown for the king

Solomon ibn Gabirol

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

39265. My Pretty Pony

Stephen King

"My Pretty Pony" is a short story written by Stephen King and illustrated by the artist Barbara Kruger. It was the sixth publication in the Whitney Museum of American Art artist and writer series. An original limited artist edition of 250 was published in 1989 and was an …

39279. Last Full Measure

Michael A. Martin

Last Full Measure is a Star Trek: Enterprise relaunch novel, which was released on 25 April 2006.

39280. Trouble Under Oz

Sherwood Smith

Trouble Under Oz is a 2006 novel by Sherwood Smith, illustrated by William Stout and published by Harper Collins. It is a sequel to Smith's 2005 novel The Emerald Wand of Oz which is a further continuation of the Oz series originally started by L. Frank Baum in 1900 . Dori and …

39282. Nemesis

Agatha Christie

Nemesis is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club in November 1971 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year. The UK edition retailed at £1.50 and the US edition at $6.95. It was the last Miss …

39309. Dictionary of the Khazars

Milorad Pavić

Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel is the first novel by Serbian writer Milorad Pavić, published in 1984. Originally written in Serbian, the novel has been translated into many languages. It was first published in English by Knopf, New York in 1988. There is no easily …

39321. The Ragged Edge of Science

L. Sprague de Camp

The Ragged Edge of Science is a science book by L. Sprague de Camp, illustrated by Don Simpson. It was first published by Owlswick Press in 1980. The book is a collection of twenty-two articles on various curiosities and wonders exploring the boundaries between science and …

39324. The Nawal El Saadawi reader

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39327. Two women in one

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39336. 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 …

39341. The well of life

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39368. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

39374. 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 …

39383. 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

Maimonides

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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