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.

55401. Their Pavel (Das Gemeindekind) (Studies in German …

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830-1916) is Austria's most important nineteenth-century woman writer, but her works have remained largely unknown to English speakers, even her most important, the compelling Their Pavel, first published serially in 1887. Based on a true incident, …

55402. Karl Marx: The Story of His Life

Franz Mehring

Karl Marx: The Story of His Life is a 1918 book by Franz Mehring, the classical biography of Karl Marx. It has been translated into many languages, including Russian, Danish, Hungarian, Japanese, Spanish, and English.

55408. Spring Awakening

Frank Wedekind

Spring Awakening is the German dramatist Frank Wedekind's first major play and a seminal work in the modern history of theatre. It was written sometime between autumn 1890 and spring 1891, but did not receive its first performance until 20 November 1906 when it premiered at the …

55412. Danton's Death

Georg Büchner

Danton's Death was the first play written by Georg Büchner, set during the French Revolution.

55582. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Bruno Travan

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre is a 1927 adventure novel by the mysterious German-English bilingual author B. Traven, in which two destitute Americans of the 1920s join with an old-timer, in Mexico, to prospect for gold. John Huston adapted the book as a 1948 film of the same …

55600. You Should Have Left: A Novel

Daniel Kehlmann

From the internationally best-selling author of Measuring the World and F, an eerie and supernatural tale of a writer's emotional collapse"It is fitting that I'm beginning a new notebook up here. New surroundings and new ideas, a new beginning. Fresh air."This passage is from …



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