The most popular books in English
from 42401 to 42600

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.

42401. Efraim's Book

Alfred Andersch

The Efraim of the title is journalist George Efraim, who travels to his native Berlin to investigate the disappearance of a woman during World War II. His search for her eventually becomes a journey through his own past.

42410. Tales of a Long Night

Alfred Döblin

Tales of a Long Night is the last novel of German author Alfred Döblin. Set in England immediately after the Second World War, the novel narrates the story of Edward Allison, an English soldier who had been badly wounded during the war. Back among his family, Edward must deal …

42424. Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough is a collection of Ludwig Wittgenstein's thoughts on James George Frazer's The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion. The commentary was initially published in 1967, with an English edition in 1979. Wittgenstein wrote the text in the summer …

42470. Canto

Paul Nizon

42491. Running with the Devil : power, gender, and madness …

Robert Walser

Dismissed by critics and academics, condemned by parents and politicians, and fervently embraced by legions of fans, heavy metal music continues to attract and embody cultural conflicts that are central to society. In Running with the Devil, Robert Walser explores how and why …

42553. Dionysian-Dithyrambs

Friedrich Nietzsche

Dionysian-Dithyrambs is a collection of nine poems written in the fall of 1888 by Friedrich Nietzsche under the nom de plume of Dionysos. The first six poems were published in the 1891 edition of Also sprach Zarathustra. Other three poems are compositions drawn from those found …

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