The World's Best Selling Novels - donkeytime.orgThis page includes a list of the 25 best-selling books of all-time as well as the 25 best-selling book series of all-time. Best-selling books are ranked by number of copies sold, not my personal ratings. Also, it is worth noting that some religious and political books such as The Bible , Quran , and Quotations from Chairman Mao are believed to have more than a billion copies each in existence. However, sales numbers for these books are nearly impossible to track because many are given away by churches or governments. Additionally, these books have often been printed by a wide range of publishers over centuries, many of them unreported.
List of best-selling books
Although there are millions of authors globally, few manage to write books that sell millions of copies and reach a global audience. Pronouncing the exact figures of the books sold is usually difficult because of uncoordinated information among publishers and re-releasing issues. Below are examples of some bestsellers without considering comic and textbooks. These books have sold over million copies. Don Quixote , originally named El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha, is the best-selling individual book ever made with approximately million sales.
But as much as we all love a good film, that term can also apply to good old-fashioned books, as well. Whether you pluck your reads off an IRL bookshelf or download them on a digital device like the snazzy, high-powered Microsoft Surface Pro 6 , see how many of these you have in your library. The story follows a Hidalgo, Alonso Quixano, who proves that chivalry will in fact never die. Chances are, you read A Tale of Two Cities or at least pretended to in a high school class. The best-selling fantasy novel and series, The Lord of the Rings , has only grown in popularity since it was released, spawning a veritable armada of films, theatre, music, artwork, video games, and even board games.