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.

39401. Quicksand

Emmanuel Bove

After the fall of France, colorless Joseph Bridet determines to go to Vichy and ingratiate himself with the regime there as a first step towards escaping to England, only to discover that he is in agreement with the suspicious and pitiless world of the Petainists, where everyone …

39412. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. The work was a popular and critical success when first published. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as …

39419. The night of the scorpion

Anthony Horowitz

The night of the scorpion is a book published in 1985 that was written by Anthony Horowitz.

39429. Private Angelo

Eric Linklater

Private Angelo was written by Scottish author Eric Linklater and first published in 1946. It had subsequently been made into a 1949 film of the same name by Pilgrim Pictures, produced by and starring Peter Ustinov as well as adapted for the stage by Mike Maran Productions. The …

39431. Internationalism or Russification?

Ivan Dzi︠u︡ba

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

39441. The Waters of Kronos

Conrad Richter

The Waters of Kronos is a novel by Conrad Richter published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1960. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1961. According the Penn State University, "this is the story of John Donner, an aging writer who has driven from the West Coast back to …

39442. The Tangle-Coated Horse and Other Tales

Ella Young

The Tangle-Coated Horse and Other Tales: Episodes from the Fionn Saga is a children's book by Ella Young, a collection of Irish legends from the Fenian Cycle. These are tales about the hero Fionn mac Cumhaill and his band of warriors, the Fianna. Illustrated by Vera Bock, the …

39444. The Nature of Mass Poverty

John Kenneth Galbraith

The Nature of Mass Poverty is an economics book by John Kenneth Galbraith published in 1979, in which Galbraith draws on his experiences as ambassador to India to explain the causes for and solutions to poverty. He begins by differentiating so-called "case poverty" of …

39446. Nearer the Moon

Anais Nin

Nearer the Moon: From a Journal of Love is a 1996 book based upon material excerpted from the unpublished diaries of Anaïs Nin. It corresponds temporally to part of Nin's published diaries. It consists mainly of material that was left out of the published version because it …

39447. The Lion and the Throne

Catherine Drinker Bowen

The Lion and the Throne is a book written by Catherine Drinker Bowen.

39458. Walking to the Bus Rider Blues

Harriette Gillem Robinet

Walking to the Bus Rider Blues is a book by Harriette Gillem Robinet.

39464. The innocence of the Devil

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39467. A crown for the king

Solomon ibn Gabirol

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

39470. The Treasure in the Royal Tower

Carolyn Keene

Treasure in the Royal Tower is a young adult novel by Carolyn Keene in the Nancy Drew stories.

39478. Slaine: The Exile

Steven Savile

Slaine: The Exile is a book published in 2006 that was written by Steven Savile.

39482. Rosetta

Dave Stern

Rosetta is a Star Trek: Enterprise novel, which was released on 31 January 2006.

39483. Wiley and the Hairy Man

Molly Bang

Wiley and the Hairy Man is a book by Molly Bang.

39484. Return of the sorceress

Tim Waggoner

Return of the Sorceress is a fantasy novel by Tim Waggoner published in November 2004, and set in the world of Dragonlance, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the fourth novel set in the "New Adventures" series.

39485. Waking Dream

Rhiannon Lassiter

Waking Dream is a young adult novel by Rhiannon Lassiter, first published in 2002. It is a dark fantasy about magic, dreams and another world.

39527. The Nawal El Saadawi reader

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39530. Two women in one

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39533. Book of Chivalry

Geoffroi de Charny

The Book of Chivalry was written by the knight Geoffroi de Charny sometime around the early 1350s. The treatise is intended to explain the appropriate qualities for a knight, reform the behavior of the fighting classes, and defend the chivalric ethos against its critics, mainly …

39540. 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 …

39545. The well of life

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39569. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

39575. 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 …

39584. 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 …

39589. Treatise on Asthma

Maimonides

Treatise on Asthma is a work written by Maimonides.

39599. Twenty Drawings

Kahlil Gibran

Twenty Drawings is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.



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