The most popular books in English
from 39401 to 39600

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 Aftermath of War (Situations III)

Jean-Paul Sartre

The Aftermath of War brings together essays written in Sartre’s most creative period, just after World War II. Sartre’s extraordinary range of engagement is manifest, with writings on post-war America, the social impact of war in Europe, contemporary philosophy, race, and avant …

39416. Americans and the California dream, 1850-1915

Kevin Starr

Americans and the California dream, 1850-1915 is a boook written by Kevin Starr.

39420. Camp Princess 1: Born To Rule

Kathryn Lasky

Camp Princess 1: Born To Rule is a book published in 2006 that was written by Kathryn Lasky.

39426. Seaview

Toby Olson

Seaview is a novel by Toby Olson. It received the 1983 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

39428. Cults of Unreason

Christopher Evans

Cults of Unreason is a non-fiction book on atypical belief systems, written by Christopher Riche Evans, Ph.D., who is noted as a computer scientist and an experimental psychologist. It was first published in the UK in 1973 by Harrap and in the United States in 1974 by Farrar, …

39448. Danger and Survival

McGeorge Bundy

Danger and Survival is a book written by McGeorge Bundy.

39456. Beasts of the southern wild and other stories

Doris Betts

Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories is a 1973 collection of short stories by Doris Betts. The collection was nominated for a 1974 National Book Award. The story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" was adapted into the short film “Violet,” which won Best Live Action Short at the 54th …

39457. The Old Tobacco Shop

William Bowen

The Old Tobacco Shop: A True Account of What Befell a Little Boy in Search of Adventure is a children's fantasy novel by William Bowen that was named a Newbery Honor book. The novel, published by MacMillan in 1921, is illustrated by Reginald Birch.

39458. The Storm Book

Charlotte Zolotow

The Storm Book is a book written by Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham.

39459. Yonie Wondernose

Marguerite de Angeli

Yonie Wondernose is a 1944 picture book by Marguerite de Angeli, who would later win the Newbery Medal for The Door in the Wall. Sometimes described as an "Amish Curious George", the book was to win the Caldecott Honor citation. As with many of de Angeli's books, it was how she …

39463. DV8: Neighborhood Threat

Warren Ellis

Evo, Sublime, Powerhaus, Copycat, Frostbite, Threshold, and Bliss, the rejects from the project that created superhero team Gen13, are brought together by ruthless Ivana Baiul to form DV8, her own personal enforcement squad.

39465. Breakfast at Tiffany's

Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a novella by Truman Capote published in 1958. The main character, Holly Golightly, is one of Capote's best-known creations.

39499. The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil …

Mark E. Neely, Jr.

The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties is a 1992 book by American historian Mark E. Neely, Jr., published by Oxford University Press. The book examines President Abraham Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus and other rights during the American Civil War. The …

39504. Goest

Cole Swensen

Goest is a book written by Cole Swensen.

39509. 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.

39518. Shadows

Tim Bowler

Shadows is a novel written by British author Tim Bowler and was first published in 1999. The Young Telegraph described the novel as having 'lots of pace, action and a couple of shocking twists!' It tells the story of Jamie, a 16-year-old living in Ashingford who used to enjoy …

39522. Mind Transfer

Janet Asimov

Mind Transfer is a science fiction novel by Janet Asimov, published by Walker Publishing Company, Inc. in 1988.

39523. Dragons at the Party

Jon Cleary

Dragons at the Party is a 1987 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the fourth book featuring Sydney homicide detective Scobie Malone, and marked the character's first appearance in print in fourteen years.

39524. Mon enfant de Berlin

Anne Wiazemsky

Based on the life of Claire Mauriac, mother of acclaimed writer Anne Wiazemsky, My Berlin Child tells the inspiring story of an extraordinary young woman who abandons her privileged world and finds courage and love while working for the French Red Cross during the Second World …

39547. Tell Me Why, Mummy

David Thomas

The inspirational true story of one man overcoming enormous odds – including sexual abuse from his alcoholic mother – to choose his own path in life and become a truly exceptional human being.From the age of four David Thomas was sexually abused by his alcoholic mother and …

39549. Incidents

Roland Barthes

Incidents is a 1987 collection of four essays by Roland Barthes. It was published posthumously by François Wahl, Roland Barthes's literary executor.

39572. 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 …

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