The 24 Best-Selling Books of All Time

Best-selling individual books

  1. The Bible (5 billion)
  2. The Quran (3 billion)
  3. The Little Red Book: Quotations from Chairman Mao (900 million)
  4. Don Quixote (500 million)
  5. Selected Articles of Chairman Mao (450 million)
  6. A Tale of Two Cities (200 million)
  7. The Lord of the Rings (150 million)
  8. Scouting for Boys: An Instruction in Good Citizenship (150 million)
  9. The Book of Mormon (150 million)
  10. The Little Prince (140 million)
  11. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (120 million)
  12. The Truth that Leads to Eternal Life (107 million)
  13. Alice in Wonderland (100 million)
  14. Dream of the Red Chamber (100 million)
  15. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (85 million)

Bestselling series

  1. Harry Potter (500 million)
  2. Goosebumps (350 million)
  3. Perry Mason (300 million)
  4. Berenstain Bears (260 million)
  5. Choose Your Own Adventure (250 million)
  6. Sweetvalley High (250 million)
  7. Nancy Drew (200 million)
  8. Robert Langdon (200 million)
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (200 million)

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