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.

43201. Sketchbook 1966-1971

Max Frisch

Stories, authobiography, impressions, interviews, and reflections on a variety of topics from politics to women, marriage, friendship, and death. Translated by Geoffrey Skelton. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.

43202. In the Jungle of Cities

Bertolt Brecht

In the Jungle of Cities is a play by the German modernist playwright Bertolt Brecht. Written between 1921 and 1924, it received its first theatrical production under the title Im Dickicht at the Residenztheater in Munich, opening on 9 May 1923. This production was directed by …

43209. Between Kant and Hegel: Lectures on German Idealism

Dieter Henrich

Electrifying when first delivered in 1973, legendary in the years since, Dieter Henrich's lectures on German Idealism were the first contact a major German philosopher had made with an American audience since the onset of World War II. They remain one of the most eloquent …

43211. The Call-Girls

Arthur Koestler

The Call-Girls: A Tragi-Comedy with Prologue and Epilogue is a novel by Arthur Koestler. Its publication date is given as 1 January 1972 and its plot tells the story of a group of academic scientists struggling to understand the human tendency towards self-destruction, while the …

43212. 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 …

43362. Viața ca o pradă

Marin Preda

Viaţa ca o pradă is a 1977 novel by Romanian author Marin Preda.

43364. Elsa

Joy Adamson

43371. Viaţa începe vineri

Ioana Pârvulescu

Viaţa începe vineri is a book written by Ioana Pârvulescu.

43375. Éramos Seis

Maria José Dupré

Éramos Seis is a 1943 Brazilian novel by Maria José Dupré about a struggling middle-class family in São Paulo. Praised by writer and critic Monteiro Lobato, it became a best-selling novel and was awarded the Raul Pompeia Prize for best work of 1943 by the Brazilian Academy of …

43383. La Medeleni

Ionel Teodoreanu

La Medeleni is a novel written by Ionel Teodoreanu.

43400. Perfect Days: A Novel

Raphael Montes

A twisted young medical student kidnaps the girl of his dreams and embarks on a dark and delirious road trip across Brazil in the English-language debut of Brazil's most celebrated young crime writer. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio …



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