Most popular book ever sold
Best Selling Books of All Time (100 books)
The 30 Best-Selling Novels of All Time
What are the best selling books of all time? Since religious and political books, such as The Holy Bible, are often given away for free, they have not been included on this list. These top selling books of all time span multiple centuries, covering many genres like horror and romance , writers, and original languages. And if you think Harry Potter or Twilight top this list, think again, they're not even close. What books sell the most?
Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data partially from exclusive partnerships. A paid subscription is required for full access. You need a Premium Account for unlimited access. About this statistic. Show source. Ranking of publishing companies in Sweden , by turnover.
Although Michelle Obama is still touring the country to promote her new memoir, Becoming , there's already much to celebrate: Her title is the best-selling book of Her revealing personal story sold 3. Becoming bested Joanna Gaines's new cookbook, Magnolia Table , by more than 2 million copies. And since its November 13 release, Mrs. Obama's book achieved a record-first in sales with a whopping 1. If you haven't read it, Becoming chronicles Mrs.
Fifty Shades of Grey is Britain's best-selling book ever - according to the publishers at least - but how does it compare? Publisher Cornerstone part of Random House announced this week that the erotic novel has sold in excess of 5. The book has remained in the top slot in the UK bestseller lists for the 16th week running. Combined UK sales for the trilogy are in excess of 12m copies, with rights to the book sold around the world and published in languages including Albanian, Chinese, Russian, Serbian and Vietnamese. But is it right? Proving sales across platforms independently is very difficult as there are so many outlets. Nielsen Bookscan , which collects the retail sales information from point of sale systems in more than 31, bookshops around the world, does not provide collated sales across e-books and physical books, which means we' are reliant on publishers.
This page provides lists of best-selling individual books and book series to date and in any language. Comics and textbooks are not included in this list. The books are listed according to the highest sales estimate as reported in reliable, independent sources. This list is incomplete because there are many books, such as The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas , or A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens , that are commonly cited as "best-selling books" yet have no reliable sales figures. Similarly, many notable book series that sold very widely are poorly documented Land of Oz or consist of multiple sub-series Tom Swift. All books of a religious, ideological, philosophical or political nature have thus been excluded from the below lists of best-selling books for these reasons. Having sold more than million copies worldwide,    Harry Potter by J.