The most popular books in English
from 39801 to 40000

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.

39801. But Jasper Came Instead

Christine Nöstlinger

It was Tom who was supposed to go and stay with the family in Vienna, but Jasper went instead. And, as 13-year-old Ewald and his little sister Billie were soon to find out, Jasper was quite a handful.

39802. Danton's Death, Leonce and Lena, Woyzeck

Georg Büchner

This collection of Büchner's three theatrical works includes Danton's Death, his great play about the French Revolution, Leonce and Lena, his "black" romantic comedy and Woyzeck, the unfinished work on which Alban Berg based his famous opera. All three works remained virtually …

39839. Echographies of Television

Jacques Derrida

Echographies of Television: Filmed Interviews is a book by Jacques Derrida and Bernard Stiegler. It was originally published in France in 1996, by Éditions Galilée. The English translation by Jennifer Bajorek was published by Polity Press in 2002. Echographies of Television …

39861. 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 …

39965. The Life of High Countess Gritta von Ratsinourhouse …

Gisela von Arnim

A group of girls escape from their convent school and after surviving a shipwreck found a feminist paradise on an exotic island. Written in the 1840s by a mother-daughter team, the novel was a critique of German paternalism.

39983. The Good Person of Szechwan: Mother Courage and Her …

Bertolt Brecht

Three plays deal with a good-hearted prostitute, a war survivor, and life in Nazi Germany

39987. 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 …

40000. The Metamorphosis and Other Stories (Barnes & …

Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis is a novella, by Franz Kafka, first published in 1915. It has been cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is studied in colleges and universities across the Western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, …

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