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More than 100 million copiesBook The Bible (Koine Greek - Hebrew " ) (The Quran / Koran) Author(s) Authors of the Bible Original language First published Approximate sales

Hebrew, Koine 300 BC- 95 2.5 billion[1] or over 6 billion[2] Greek, Aramaic AD Classical Arabic Chinese Chinese English English English English Chinese Chinese English 610-632 A.D 1964 1957 800 million[3][citationneeded]

see History of the Qur'an Mao Zedong; (Quotations compiled by Lin from Chairman Mao) Biao (Xinhua Zidian / Chief editor: Wei Jiangong Xinhua Dictionary) A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens The Lord of the Rings J. R. R. Tolkien Robert BadenScouting for Boys Powell The Hobbit J. R. R. Tolkien (Dream of the Cao Xueqin Red Chamber) (On the Three Jiang Zemin Representations) And Then There Were Agatha Christie None

800 million[4] 400 million[5]

1859 over 200 million[6] 19541955 150 million[7] 1908 1937 1759-1791 2001 1939 100-150 million[8] over 100 million[9] over 100 million [10] 100 million[11][dubious discuss]

100 million[12][citationneeded]

[edit] Between 50 million and 100 million copiesBook The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe She Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince) The Da Vinci Code The Catcher in the Rye O Alquimista (The Alchemist) Steps to Christ Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Author(s) C. S. Lewis H. Rider Haggard Antoine de Saint-Exupry Dan Brown J. D. Salinger Paulo Coelho Ellen G. White MerriamOriginal language English English French English English Portuguese English English First published 1950 1887 1943 2003 1951 1988 1892 1898 Approximate sales 85 million[13] 83 million[14] 80 million[15] 80 million [16] 65 million[17] 65 million[18] 60 million[19] 55 million[20]

Dictionary Webster Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre (Heidi's Years of Wandering and Johanna Spyri Learning) The Common Sense Book of Baby Dr. Benjamin and Child Care Spock Lucy Maud Anne of Green Gables Montgomery Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions: The autobiography Anna Sewell of a horse Il Nome della Rosa (The Name of Umberto Eco the Rose)

German English English English Italian

1880 1946 1908 1877 1980

50 million[21] 50 million[2] 50 million[22] 50 million[23] 50 million[24]

[edit] Between 30 million and 50 million copiesBook The Hite Report Charlotte's Web The Tale of Peter Rabbit Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows [28] Jonathan Livingston Seagull A Message to Garcia Roget's Thesaurus Angels and Demons Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book (Standard Math) (Kak zakalyalas' stal'; How the Steel Was Tempered) (Voyna i mir; War and Peace) Le avventure di Pinocchio. Storia di un burattino (The Adventures of Pinocchio) You Can Heal Your Life Author(s) Original language First published 1976 1952 1902 2007 1970 1899 1852 2000 1930 1966~ 1932 1869 1881 1984 Approximate sales 48 million[25] 45 million[26] 45 million[27] 44 million [29] 40 million[30] 40 million[2] 40 million[31] 39 million[32] 38 million [33] 37 million [34] 36.4 million copies in USSR[35] 36.0 million copies in USSR[35] 35 million[36] 35 million[37]

Shere Hite English E.B. White; illustrated by Garth English Williams Beatrix Potter English J.K. Rowling Richard Bach Elbert Hubbard Peter Mark Roget Dan Brown various authors Hong Sung-dae English English English English English English Korean

Nikolai Ostrovsky Russian Leo Tolstoy Carlo Collodi Louise Hay Russian Italian English

Kane and Abel Het Achterhuis (The Diary of a Young Girl,The Diary of Anne Frank) In His Steps: What Would Jesus Do? Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary To Kill a Mockingbird Valley of the Dolls Gone with the Wind Cien Aos de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude) The Purpose Driven Life The Thorn Birds Think and Grow Rich Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book The Revolt of Mamie Stover

Jeffrey Archer Anne Frank

English Dutch

1979 1947 1896 1948 1960 1966 1936 1967 2002 1977 1937 1939 1951 2005 1969

34 million[38] 30 million[39] 30 million[2] 30 million[40] 30 million [41] 30 million[2] 30 million [42] 30 million[43][44] 30 million[45] 30 million[46] 30 million[47] 30 million [48][49] 30 million [50] 30 million[51] 30 million[52]

Charles M. Sheldon English A. S. Hornby Harper Lee Jacqueline Susann Margaret Mitchell Gabriel Garca Mrquez Rick Warren Colleen McCullough Napoleon Hill Bill Wilson William Bradford Huie English English English English Spanish English English English English English Swedish English

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (original title: Mn Stieg Larsson som hatar kvinnor) The Very Hungry Caterpillar Eric Carle

[edit] Between 20 million and 30 million copiesBook The Late, Great Planet Earth Betty Crocker Cookbook Who Moved My Cheese? The Wind in the Willows Author(s) Hal Lindsey, C. C. Carlson various authors as Betty Crocker Spencer Johnson Kenneth Grahame Original language English First Approximate published sales 1970 28 million[53] Genre




27 million [54] Cookery Self-help / motivational Children's Fiction

English English

1998 1908

26 million[55] 25 million[56]

Nineteen EightyFour The Celestine Prophecy The Godfather Love Story

George Orwell James Redfield Mario Puzo Erich Segal

English English English English Japanese Chinese English English English English

1949 1993 1969 1970 1972 2004 1795 1971 1974 1986

25 million[57] 23 million[58]

Dystopian Religious Fiction

21 million [59] Crime 21 million[60] 20.4 million[61] Dictionary 20 million[62] 20 million[63] 20 million[64] 20 million[65] 20 million[66] 20 million[67] 20 million[68] Fiction General Reference Autobiography Thriller Children's literature Philosophical novel Feminist fiction

Tadao (Shin Meikai kokugo Yamada jiten) (Wolf Totem) Jiang Rong Lindley English Grammar Murray The Happy Hooker: Xaviera Her Own Story Hollander Peter Jaws Benchley Robert Love You Forever Munsch Jostein Sophie's World Gaarder Marilyn The Women's Room French

Norwegian 1991 English 1977

[edit] Between 10 million and 20 million copiesBook Where the Wild Things Are The Secret Fear of Flying The Joy of Cooking Author(s) Maurice Sendak Rhonda Byrne Erica Jong various authors Original First Approximate language published sales English English English English 1963 2006 1973 1936 19 million [69] 19 million[70] 18 million [71] 18 million [72] 17.2 million[73] 16 million[74] 15 million[75]

(Eigo Kihon Tangoshu) Yoshio Akao "Compilation of basic English vocabulary" Margaret Goodnight Moon Wise Brown Guess How Much I Love You Sam

Japanese, 1942 English English English 1947 1994

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Sh gun (Siken Ni Deru Eitango) "English vocabulary in examinations" The Poky Little Puppy The Pillars of the Earth How to Win Friends and Influence People Das Parfum (Perfume)

McBratney Stephen R. English Covey James Clavell English Ichiro Mori Janette Sebring Lowrey Ken Follett

1989 1975

15 million[76] 15 million[77] 15 million[78]

Japanese, 1967 English English English 1942 1989 1936 1985

15 million[79] 15 million[80] 15 million [81] 15 million [82]

Dale Carnegie English German

Patrick Sskind Arlene Eisenberg and What to Expect When You're Expecting Heidi Murkoff Nicholas The Horse Whisperer Evans La sombra del viento (The Shadow of the Carlos Ruiz Wind) Zafn William P. The Shack Young Douglas The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Adams Tuesdays with Morrie Mitch Albom Erskine God's Little Acre Caldwell Va' dove ti porta il cuore (Follow Your Susanna Heart) Tamaro The Outsiders S. E. Hinton Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl , Noruwei no Mori Haruki Murakami (Norwegian Wood) (Shin Eiwa Chu Jiten) "New English-Japanese-Chinese Dictionary" Peyton Place



15 million[83]

English Spanish English English English English Italian English English

1995 2001 2007 1979 1997 1933 1994 1967 1964

15 million[84] 15 million[85] 15 million[86] 14 million [87] 14 million [88] 14 million [89] 14 million [90] 13 million [91] 13 million[92] More than 12 million[93] 12 million[94] 12 million [95]

Japanese 1987

Shigeru Japanese, 1967 Takebayashi English Grace Metalious English 1956

Frank Herbert Albert Camus Osamu Dazai Desmond The Naked Ape Morris Robert James The Bridges of Madison County Waller (Obunsha Kogo Jiten) Akira Matsumura "Obunsha Dictionary of Archaisms" Chinua Things Fall Apart Achebe Izuru (K jien) Shinmura The Prophet Khalil Gibran William Peter The Exorcist Blatty Julia The Gruffalo Donaldson Catch-22 Joseph Heller (Sanseido Kokugo Kenb Jiten) "Sanseido Dictionary of the Hidetoshi Japanese Language" Eye of the Needle Ken Follett Stephen A Brief History of Time Hawking The Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold Wild Swans Jung Chang Toms Eloy Santa Evita Martnez Dune La Peste (The Plague) (No Longer Human) Takichi (Katei Ni Okeru Jissaiteki Kango No Hiketsu) "Key to Practical Personal Care Tsukuda at Home" Night Elie Wiesel Khaled The Kite Runner Hosseini (Yu Dan's gain from the Yu Dan Analects) Marabel The Total Woman Morgan

English 1965 French 1947 Japanese 1948 English English 1968 1992

12 million[96] 12 million [97] 12 million[98] 12 million[99] 12 million[100] 11 million[101] 11 million[102] 11 million[61][103] 11 million[104] 11 million [105] 10.5 million[106] 10 million[107] 10 million[108] 10 million[109] 10 million [110] 10 million [111] 10 million [112] 10 million [113] 10 million [114]

Japanese 1960 English 1958

Japanese 1955 English English English English 1923 1971 1999 1961

Japanese 1960 English English English English English Spanish 1978 1988 1957 2002 1992 1995

Japanese 1925 Yiddish English


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