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List of best-selling fiction authors


This page provides a list of best-selling fiction authors to date and in any language. While a ... Authors of comic books are not included. For a few authors, ..... Only the Bible and Shakespeare'...

Literary mysteries: The best-selling books of all time | Minnesota ...


Jul 21, 2015 ... At the top of the list, unsurprisingly, is the Bible. ... than 4 billion copies of her books, putting her "behind only Shakespeare and The Bible. ... Books that have sold 50 million copies or more include "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan ...

The 15 Biggest Bestsellers EVER After The Bible (PHOTOS)


Jul 30, 2010 ... The Bible is the biggest bestseller in history. But after that, what else has topped the charts? Mao's "Little Red Book" comes in at number two ...

Conclusion - Biography on Agatha Christie - Hyperink


... only two other publications: the works of William Shakespeare and the Bible. In addition, more than 500,000 copies of Agatha Christie's works are sold in Great ... More than two billion of her books have been sold in more than 70 countries, ...

Shakespeare died a nobody, then got famous by accident | New ...


Apr 20, 2016 ... Without Heminges and Condell, half of the plays would have been lost forever. ... If the Bible is the book of God, then Shakespeare is the book of man on Earth. ... In October 2001, one of them sold for more than $6 million.

telc - Writers who have redefined the English language


These writers have changed the English language with their masterpieces ... no one outside the Bible is quoted more than William Shakespeare. ... of the greatest selling books of all time (the Bible, in general, has sold over five billion copies ...

The Most Rare (And Expensive) Books in the World | Lackuna ...


Jun 25, 2014 ... For centuries, books have been a major item for collectors, and it's not hard ... As long ago as 1897, a perfect vellum Bible sold for $20,000 ... So of course what would be the rarest Shakespeare book other than a first edition?

Prophet Motive - The New Yorker


Jan 7, 2008 ... Shakespeare, we are told, is the best-selling poet of all time. Second is Lao-tzu. Third is Kahlil Gibran, who owes his place on that list to one book, “The ... Since its publication, in 1923, “The Prophet” has sold more than nine million copies in its American edition alone. ... It was the Bible of that decade.

Agatha Christie - Hercule Poirot Central


... Agatha Christie has been only sold out by William Shakespeare and the Holy Bible. With billions of her books in print the world over, many critics regard her as the ... Lest we forget, Christie is the creator of two of fiction's most popular and ...

John Mullan on the value of a copy of the First Folio of ...


Jul 13, 2006 ... This earliest collected edition of Shakespeare's works has been given a guide ... Sotheby's is also selling a 1611 King James Bible for £30-35,000. ... What most often raises the value of a book is what has been written in it.

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The Bible vs. Mao: A "Best Guess" of the Top 25 Bestselling Books of ...


Sep 7, 2010 ... The Bible and Quotations from Chairman Mao still vie for the top spot, with ... The Huffington Post article actually named 16 books that have sold the most copies worldwide, ... were written by Homer, Shakespeare, Cervantes and Goethe. ... This ancient Islamic religious text has sold over 800 million copies.

The 10 Most Read Books In The World [Infographic] - Business Insider


Dec 27, 2012 ... Based on the number of copies sold over the last 50 years. ... The most read book in the world is the Bible. Writer James Chapman ... Do You Have Royal Blood? Your Last ... The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Agatha Christie - HarperCollins Publishers


Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies...