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.

43403. Some Thoughts Concerning Education

John Locke

Some Thoughts Concerning Education is a 1693 treatise on the education of gentlemen written by the English philosopher John Locke. For over a century, it was the most important philosophical work on education in England. It was translated into almost all of the major written …

43406. The Religion

Nicholas Conde

The Religion is a horror novel written in 1982 by Nicholas Conde. It explores the ritual sacrifice of children to appease the pantheon of voodoo deities, through the currently used practice of Santería. This is by no mean accurate, as the practice of Santería has never practiced …

43412. Babylon South

Jon Cleary

Babylon South is a 1989 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary. It was the sixth book featuring Sydney homicide detective Scobie Malone, and deals with Malone coming across an old case of his - the 1966 disappearance of the head of ASIO. He also has to investigate another …

43413. The Young Magicians

Lin Carter

The Young Magicians is an anthology of fantasy short stories, edited by Lin Carter. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books in October 1969 as the seventh volume of its celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series. It was the second such anthology assembled by …

43418. Hearts Grown Brutal

Roger Cohen

Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas of Sarajevo is a non-fiction book by New York Times reporter Roger Cohen chronicling his experiences covering the Bosnian War and the Bosnian Genocide. Random House published the book on August 25, 1998. The book won a Citation for Excellence from the …

43430. Woolgathering

Patti Smith

Woolgathering is a book by Patti Smith, published in 1992.

43435. The Big Bang

Joseph Silk

The Big Bang is a book written by Joe Silk.

43438. Inside Africa

John Gunther

Inside Africa is a book written by John Gunther.

43448. All Our Yesterdays

Harry Warner, Jr.

All Our Yesterdays by Harry Warner, Jr., is a history of science fiction fandom of the 1940s, an essential reference work in the field. It was originally published by Advent in 1969; the members of the World Science Fiction Society voted its author the Hugo Award for Best Fan …

43453. Fire and Water

Malcolm Rose

Fire and Water is a book published in 1998 that was written by Malcolm Rose.

43455. The Black Crusade

Richard Harland

The Black Crusade is a 2004 horror novel by Richard Harland. It is a prequel to Harland's earlier novel The Vicar of Morbing Vyle. It describes the journey of the hapless Basil Smorta, a multi lingual bank clerk, who is forced into the company of a group of "fundamental …

43456. Hazed

Franklin W. Dixon

Hazed is the 14th book in The Hardy Boys Undercover Brothers series. It was first published in February 2007 by Aladdin Paperbacks an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

43457. These Old Shades

Georgette Heyer

These Old Shades is a Georgian romance novel written by British novelist Georgette Heyer. It was an instant success, and established her as a writer. It falls into the category of historical romance.

43475. Sleeping Dog

Dick Lochte

Sleeping Dog is a book written by Dick Lochte.

43477. The Other Half: The Life of Jacob Riis and the World …

Tom Buk-Swienty

The Other Half: The Life of Jacob Riis and the World of Immigrant America is a book by Tom Buk-Swienty, translated by Annette Buk-Swienty.

43478. The Spaceships of Ezekiel

Josef F. Blumrich

The Spaceships of Ezekiel is a book by Josef F. Blumrich about a spaceship that was supposedly observed by the prophet Ezekiel, written while the author was chief of NASA's systems layout branch of the program development office at the Marshall Space Flight Center. It was …

43479. The History of Mystery

Max Allan Collins

The History of Mystery is a book by Max Allan Collins.

43480. Fearless

Doranna Durgin

Fearless is a novel based on the U.S. television series Angel. Tagline: "Even heroes can know human weakness"

43484. Tutelary tales

Villy Sørensen

Tutelary tales is a book written by Villy Sørensen.

43501. The Invention of Art: A Cultural History

Larry E. Shiner

The Invention of Art: A Cultural History is an art history book by Dr. Larry Shiner, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, History, and Visual Arts at the University of Illinois, Springfield Shiner spent over a decade to finish the work of this book.

43516. Den hårde frugt

Tage Skou-Hansen

Den hårde frugt is the book written by Tage Skou-Hansen.

43547. New Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen

New Fairy Tales is a collection of four fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen and published by C. A. Reitzel in Copenhagen, Denmark on 10 November 1843. As was customary at the time however, the title page is dated 1844. The tales are completely Andersen's invention, …

43560. Siege of Tarr-Hostigos

John F. Carr

Siege of Tarr-Hostigos by John F. Carr, 2003, is the fourth book in the Kalvan series.

43596. The Emperor's New Clothes

Hans Christian Andersen

"The Emperor's New Clothes" is a short tale by Hans Christian Andersen about two weavers who promise an Emperor a new suit of clothes that is invisible to those who are unfit for their positions, stupid, or incompetent. When the Emperor parades before his subjects in his new …

43598. The Little Mermaid

Hans Christian Andersen

"The Little Mermaid" is a fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince. The tale was first published in 1837 and has been …

43599. Thumbelina

Hans Christian Andersen

Thumbelina is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen first published by C. A. Reitzel on 16 December 1835 in Copenhagen, Denmark with "The Naughty Boy" and "The Traveling Companion" in the second installment of Fairy Tales Told for Children. "Thumbelina" is about a …

43600. Small Data: The Tiny Clues That Uncover Huge Trends

Martin Lindstrom

Martin Lindstrom, a modern-day Sherlock Holmes, harnesses the power of “small data” in his quest to discover the next big thingHired by the world's leading brands to find out what makes their customers tick, Martin Lindstrom spends 300 nights a year in strangers’ homes, …



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