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.

49401. Gobseck

Honoré de Balzac

Gobseck is an 1830 novella by French author Honoré de Balzac and included in the Scènes de la vie privée section of his novel sequence La Comédie humaine. Gobseck first appeared in outline form in La Mode in March 1830 under the title l’Usurier, and then in August 1830 in the …

49445. Brang

B.R. Bruss

49546. Lettre sur les aveugles à l'usage de ceux qui voient

Denis Diderot

In Letter on the Blind, Denis Diderot takes on the question of visual perception, a subject that, at the time, experienced a resurgence of interest due to the success of medical procedures that allowed surgeons to operate on cataracts and certain cases of blindness from birth. …

49582. Cigars of the Pharaoh

Herge

Cigars of the Pharaoh is the fourth volume of The Adventures of Tintin, the comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé. Commissioned by the conservative Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle for its children's supplement Le Petit Vingtième, it was serialised weekly from December …



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