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.

53601. Involvement and detachment

Norbert Elias

This essay has, since it was first published in 1956, been regarded as a classic statement on sociological method. Here it is combined with two other of the author's essays. His study represents a departure from traditional sociological and philosophical theories of knowledge. …

53607. Doctor Faustus

Thomas Mann

Doctor Faustus is a German novel written by Thomas Mann, begun in 1943 and published in 1947 as Doktor Faustus: Das Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn, erzählt von einem Freunde.

53633. The Birth of the Euro

Otmar Issing

Today, 318 million people in 15 countries use the Euro, which now rivals the importance of the US Dollar in the world economy. This is an outcome that few would have predicted with confidence when the Euro was launched. How can we explain this success and what are the prospects …

53685. The Insanity of Normality: Understanding Human …

Arno Gruen

The Insanity of Normality: Toward Understanding Human Destructiveness is a book about the root causes of cruelty and violence written by psychoanalyst Arno Gruen. It is Gruen's answer to Freud about human destructiveness. According to Freud, human beings are born with an innate …

53800. Legion: Skin Deep

Robert Jordan

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, Stephen Leeds is back in a double-length novella that Library Journal says has "the pulse of a thriller and the hook of a fascinating hero balancing on the edge of psychosis."It's not his own genius that Stephen Leeds …



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