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.

60801. Author, Author

David Williamson

Author, Author is a novel by David Lodge, written in 2004. The book is based on the life of the author Henry James. It was released at about the same time as The Master by Colm Tóibín and other books about James, and Lodge wrote The Year of Henry James: The Story of a Novel …

60805. Bury the Dead

Peter Carter

Bury the Dead is a book by Peter Carter.

60808. South and the sectional conflict

David M. Potter

South and the sectional conflict is a book written by David M. Potter.

60809. The Headless Lady

Clayton Rawson

The Headless Lady is a whodunnit mystery novel written by Clayton Rawson. A character in the novel, a detective story writer named Stuart Towne, has the same name as a pen name of Rawson. This is the third of four mysteries featuring The Great Merlini, a stage magician and …

60810. The Last Cannoli

Camille Cusumano

The Last Cannoli, published by Legas, is a novel by American author Camille Cusumano. Inspired by Cusumano's experience as a descendant of Sicilian immigrants, the book is an intimate and at times sorrowful look at a family caught between the glories of the "old country", and …

60813. Flanimals

Ricky Gervais

Flanimals is a children's book series written by comedian Ricky Gervais. The book, illustrated by Rob Steen, depicts a list of seemingly useless or inadequate animals, and their behaviour. The cover Flanimal is the Grundit. The book is published by Faber and Faber, which has …

60814. Your UNIX: The Ultimate Guide

Sumitabha Das

Your UNIX: The Ultimate Guide is a book written by Sumitabha Das.

60816. Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team

John Steinbeck

Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team is a non fiction book by the American author John Steinbeck. It was written in 1942 and published by Viking Press. The book is an account of Steinbeck's experiences with several Bomber crews of the US Army Air Forces during the Second World …

60818. The Phishing Manual

Dean Budnick

The Phishing Manual: A Compendium to the Music of Phish is one of the first books to be written on the history of the band Phish. It includes the forming of the band at the University of Vermont in 1983, their rise to fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and finally discusses …

60825. Red Shadows

Robert J. Hogan

Red Shadows is a collection of Fantasy short stories and poems by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1968 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 896 copies. The stories and poems feature Howard's character, Solomon Kane. Many of the stories first appeared …

60827. Watch and Ward

Henry James

Watch and Ward is a short novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1871 and later as a book in 1878. This was James' first attempt at a novel, though he virtually disowned the book later in life. James was still in his apprentice stage as a …

60830. The Tell-Tale Heart

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. The story was first published in James Russell Lowell's The Pioneer in January 1843. "The Tell-Tale Heart" is widely considered a classic of the Gothic fiction genre and is one of Poe's most …

60831. The Cider House Rules

John Irving

The Cider House Rules is a 1985 novel by John Irving. It is Irving's sixth published novel, and has been adapted into a film of the same name and a stage play by Peter Parnell.

60834. Coming of age in America: growth and acquiescence

Edgar Friedenberg

Coming of age in America: growth and acquiescence is a book written by Edgar Friedenberg.

60965. Diary of the Fall

Michel Laub

From one of Granta’s Best Young Brazilian Novelists, a literary masterpiece that will break your heart At the narrator’s elite Jewish school in a posh suburb of Porte Alegre, a cruel prank leaves the only Catholic student there terribly injured. Years later, he relives the …



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