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.

54601. 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. …

54607. Franz Kafka: The Office Writings

Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka: The Office Writings is a collection of essays, letters and articles composed by Franz Kafka during his years as a high-ranking lawyer with the largest Workmen's Accident Insurance Institute in the Czech lands of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The collection was edited …

54675. Stolz

Paul Nizon

54678. 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 …

54729. The Trauma of Birth

Otto Rank

The Trauma of Birth is a 1924 book by psychoanalyst Otto Rank, first published in English translation in 1929. It is Rank's most popular book.



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