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.

39410. Somewhere Around the Corner

Jackie French

Somewhere Around the Corner is a children's novel written by Australian author Jackie French. It was her first historical novel, and chronicles the adventures of a homeless girl from 1994 who goes 'around the corner' to another time - the Great Depression.

39415. Moon Fate

James Axler

Moon Fate is the sixteenth book in the series of Deathlands. It was written by Laurence James under the house name James Axler.

39416. 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, …

39420. 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.

39423. Internationalism or Russification?

Ivan Dzi︠u︡ba

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

39425. K-Machines

Damien Broderick

K-Machines is a 2006 science fiction novel by Damien Broderick. It is the sequel to Broderick's 2005 novel Godplayers. It follows the story of August Seebeck who is empowered with a killing device and finds himself moving world to world in a brutal and confusing game.

39426. Tourist Season

Carl Hiaasen

Tourist Season is a 1986 novel by Carl Hiaasen. It was his first solo novel, after co-writing several mystery/thriller novels with William Montalbano.

39428. Warstrider

William H. Keith, Jr.

Warstrider is a book published in 1993 that was written by William H. Keith, Jr.

39432. Critique of Pure Reason

Immanuel Kant

The Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, first published in 1781, second edition 1787, is one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. Also referred to as Kant's "first critique," it was followed in 1788 by the Critique of Practical Reason and in 1790 by …

39434. The Moved-Outers

Florence Means

The Moved-Outers is a children's novel by Florence Crannell Means. Illustrated by Helen Blair, it was first published in 1945 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1946. The theme of the novel is the treatment of Japanese Americans on the West Coast during World War II. The story …

39446. 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.

39451. The innocence of the Devil

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39452. Following the Mystery Man

Mary Downing Hahn

Following the Mystery Man is a book by Mary Downing Hahn.

39455. The Saint in the Sun

Leslie Charteris

The Saint in the Sun is a collection of short stories by Leslie Charteris, featuring the Robin Hood-inspired crimefighter, Simon Templar, whom Charteris introduced in 1928. The book was first published in 1963 by The Crime Club in the United States and by Hodder and Stoughton in …

39458. New York Jew

Alfred Kazin

New York Jew is a book written by Alfred Kazin.

39459. A crown for the king

Solomon ibn Gabirol

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

39460. The Gracie Allen Murder Case

S. S. Van Dine

The Gracie Allen Murder Case is the eleventh of twelve detective novels by S. S. Van Dine featuring his famous fictional detective of the 1920s and 1930s, Philo Vance. It also features the zany half of the Burns and Allen comedy team. It is in some ways a roman à clef, including …

39474. Wiley and the Hairy Man

Molly Bang

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

39477. Allan's Wife and Other Tales

H. Rider Haggard

Allan's Wife and Other Tales is a collection of Allan Quatermain stories by H. Rider Haggard, first published in London by Spencer Blackett in December 1889. The title story was new, with its first publication intended for the collection, but two unauthorized editions appeared …

39506. 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 …

39520. The Nawal El Saadawi reader

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39523. Two women in one

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39533. 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 …

39538. The well of life

Nawal El Saadawi

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

39567. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

39573. 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 …

39582. 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 …

39588. Treatise on Asthma

Maimonides

Treatise on Asthma is a work written by Maimonides.

39598. Twenty Drawings

Kahlil Gibran

Twenty Drawings is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.

39599. Clutch of Constables

Ngaio Marsh

Clutch of Constables is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-fifth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1968. The plot concerns art forgery, and takes place on a cruise on a fictional river in the Norfolk Broads; the "Constable" referred to …



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