The best-selling books of all time

Here is the list of the best-selling books in the world, with their number of copies sold, and their genre.

BookWriterYearSalesGenre
BibleVarious authors8th Century BC5 billionReligion
DictionnaryVarious authors23th Century BC4 billionLanguage
HamletWilliam Shakespeare15992 billionTheater
Qur'anVarious authors6302 billionReligion
Hercule PoirotAgatha Christie19201,5 billionCrime
Micky MausEgmont Ehapa19511 billionComics
The BeanoGeorge Moonie19381 billionComics
Classics IllustratedElliot Publishing Co19411 billionComics
Little Red BookTse-tung19641 billionSociety
Action ComicsJerry Siegel1938600 millionComics
SupermanJerry Siegel1933600 millionComics
Miss Jane MarpleAgatha Christie1930500 millionCrime
MaigretGeorges Simenon1931500 millionCrime
Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes1605500 millionFiction
BatmanBill Finger1939460 millionComics
One PieceEiichiro Oda1997416 millionManga
GoosebumpsR. L. Stine1992400 millionHorror
Spider-ManStan Lee1962360 millionComics
The AlchemistPaulo Coelho1988350 millionAdventure
AsterixRené Goscinny1959325 millionComics
TorahVarious authors5th Century BC300 millionReligion
Perry MasonErle Stanley Gardner1933300 millionCrime
PeanutsCharles M. Schulz1950300 millionComics
Jason BourneRobert Ludlum1980290 millionThriller
Golgo 13Takao Saito1968280 millionManga
Alex CrossJames Patterson1976275 millionNovel
X-menStan Lee1963270 millionComics
San AntonioFrédéric Dard1967270 millionCrime
Berenstain BearsStan Berenstain 1979260 millionLiterature
Fantastic FourStan Lee1961250 millionComics
Sweet Valley HighFrancine Pascal1983250 millionNovel
Choose Your Own AdventureEdward Packard1976250 millionNovel
Iron ManStan Lee1963250 millionComics
Lucky Luke AdventuresMorris1947250 millionComics
Dragon BallAkira Toriyama1984240 millionManga
NarutoMasashi Kishimoto1999220 millionManga
DaredevilStan Lee1964216 millionComics
Captain AmericaJoe Simon1940210 millionComics
WatchmenAlan Moore1986210 millionComics
HulkStan Lee1962200 millionComics
A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens1859200 millionHistorical fiction
Thomas the Tank EngineW. Awdry1913200 millionLiterature
Nancy DrewCarolyn Keene1987200 millionCrime
NoddyEnid Blyton1949200 millionLiterature
Spike and SuzyWilly Vandersteen1945200 millionComics
The Adventures of TintinGeorges Remi1929200 millionComics
Guardians of the GalaxyStan Lee1969180 millionComics
The Baby-sitters ClubAnn Martin1986172 millionNovel
Green LanternJohn Broome1940170 millionComics
The DefendersRoy Thomas1972160 millionComics
KochikameOsamu Akimoto1976157 millionManga
Iron FistRoy Thomas1974155 millionComics
The Lord of the RingsJ. R. R. Tolkien1954150 millionFantasy
Star WarsGeorges Lucas1977150 millionFantasy
Romeo and JulietWilliam Shakespeare1597150 millionTheater
Little CritterMercer Mayer1983150 millionLiterature
SpawnTodd McFarlane1992150 millionComics
Case ClosedGosho Aoyama1994150 millionManga
Peter RabbitBeatrix Potter1902150 millionLiterature
Scouting for BoysRobert Baden-Powell1908150 millionGuide
The PhantomLee Falk1936150 millionComics
Pokémon AdventuresHidenori Kusaka1997150 millionManga
The Little PrinceAntoine de Saint-Exupéry1943140 millionFantasy
GarfieldJim Davis1978135 millionComics
AvengersStan Lee1963135 millionComics
Chicken Soup for the SoulJack Canfield1993130 millionNovel
OishinboTetsu Kariya1983130 millionManga
Walking DeadRobert Kirkman2003126 millionHorror
Fifty Shades of GreyE. L. James2012125 millionNovel
Silver SurferJack Kirby1966120 millionComics
Mr. MenRoger Hargreaves1971120 millionLiterature
American GirlVarious authors1812120 millionNovel
Diary of a Wimpy KidJeff Kinney2004120 millionFiction
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneJ. K. Rowling1997120 millionFantasy
TwilightStephenie Meyer2005120 millionFantasy
Slam DunkTakehiko Inoue1990120 millionManga
The Chronicles of NarniaC. S. Lewis1949120 millionFantasy
Guinness World Records Various authors1955115 millionGuide
Clifford the Big Red DogNorman Bridwell1963110 millionLiterature
EncyclopediaVarious authors1751100 millionHistory
The HobbitJ. R. R. Tolkien1937100 millionFantasy
Martine Gilbert Delahaye1954100 millionLiterature
And Then There Were NoneAgatha Christie1939100 millionMystery
Dream of the Red ChamberCao Xueqin1791100 millionFamily saga
Amar Chitra KathaAnant Pai1967100 millionComics
Casper the Friendly GhostSeymour Reit1949100 millionComics
JoJo's Bizarre AdventureHirohiko Araki1986100 millionManga
Astro BoyOsamu Tezuka1952100 millionManga
Alice in WonderlandLewis Carroll1865100 millionFantasy
Fist of the North StarBuronson1983100 millionManga
TouchMitsuru Adachi1981100 millionManga
James Bond Ian Fleming1953100 millionFiction
Peter PanJ.M. Barrie1911100 millionFantasy
DoraemonFujiko Fujio1969100 millionManga
The Mighty ThorStan Lee197190 millionComics
BleachTite Kubo200190 millionManga
The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeC. S. Lewis195085 millionFantasy
She: A History of AdventureH. Rider Haggard188783 millionAdventure
The Da Vinci CodeDan Brown200380 millionThriller
Doctor StrangeSteve Ditko197180 millionComics
BabarJean de Brunhoff193180 millionLiterature
MillenniumStieg Larsson200580 millionThriller
The Vampire ChroniclesAnne Rice197680 millionFantasy
The Wheel of TimeRobert Jordan199080 millionFantasy
The Time MachineH. G. Wells189575 millionScience fiction
OSS 117Jean Bruce194975 millionFiction
Winnie-the-PoohA. A. Milne192670 millionFiction
A Game of ThronesGeorge R. R. Martin199670 millionFantasy
Rurouni KenshinNobuhiro Watsuki199470 millionManga
DiscworldTerry Pratchett198370 millionFantasy
Attack on TitanHajime Isayama200966 millionManga
Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsJ. K. Rowling199865 millionFantasy
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanJ. K. Rowling199965 millionFantasy
Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireJ. K. Rowling200065 millionFantasy
Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixJ. K. Rowling200365 millionFantasy
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceJ. K. Rowling200565 millionFantasy
Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsJ. K. Rowling200765 millionFantasy
The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger195165 millionNovel
Fullmetal AlchemistHiromu Arakawa200164 millionManga
Think and Grow RichNapoleon Hill193760 millionNon-fiction
The Art of WarSun Tzu5th century BC60 millionTreatise
The Bridges of Madison CountyRobert James Waller199260 millionNovel
Jack ReacherLee Child199760 millionThriller
The Adventures of Oliver TwistCharles Dickens183760 millionAdventure
Luke CageArchie Goodwin197260 millionComics
Treasure IslandR.L. Stevenson188360 millionAdventure
The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle188760 millionCrime
20,000 Leagues under the SeaJules Verne187060 millionAdventure
Where's Wally?Martin Handford198755 millionPicture
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from VenusJohn Gray199250 millionSociety
One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel García Márquez196750 millionNovel
Journey to the Center of the Earth Jules Verne186450 millionScience fiction
LolitaVladimir Nabokov195550 millionNovel
Heidi's Years of Learning and TravelJohanna Spyri188050 millionNovel
Around the World in Eighty DaysJules Verne187350 millionNovel
The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child CareDr. Benjamin Spock194650 millionNon-fiction
Kama SutraVātsyāyana4th Century BC50 millionGuide
Anne of Green GablesLucy Maud Montgomery190850 millionNovel
Black BeautyAnna Sewell187750 millionNovel
The Name of the RoseUmberto Eco198050 millionHistorical novel
Great Teacher OnizukaTooru Fujisawa199750 millionManga
Les MisérablesVictor Hugo186250 millionNovel
The Eagle Has LandedJack Higgins197550 millionThriller
Watership DownRichard Adams197250 millionFantasy
The Hite ReportShere Hite197650 millionResearch
Charlotte's WebE.B. White195250 millionNovel
The Ginger ManJ. P. Donleavy195550 millionNovel
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the ChristLew Wallace188050 millionNovel
The Mark of ZorroJohnston McCulley192450 millionNovel
The OdysseyHomer8th Century BC45 millionEpic
Jonathan Livingston SeagullJonathan Livingston Seagull197044 millionNovel
The Very Hungry CaterpillarEric Carle196943 millionLiterature
A Message to GarciaElbert Hubbard189940 millionLiterature
CobraBuichi Terasawa197840 millionManga
CapitalKarl Marx186740 millionEconomy
IliadHomer8th Century BC40 millionEpic
Robinson CrusoeDaniel Defoe171940 millionNovel
Sin CityFrank Miller199140 millionComics
Yu-Gi-Oh!Kazuki Takahashi199640 millionManga
Fullmetal Alchemist Hiromu Arakawa200140 millionManga
Sophie's WorldJostein Gaarder199140 millionPhilosophy
BerserkKentaro Miura199040 millionManga
Flowers in the AtticV. C. Andrews197940 millionNovel
To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee196040 millionNovel
MacbethWilliam Shakespeare158740 millionTheater
Angels & DemonsDan Brown200039 millionCrime
The BFGRoald Dahl198237 millionFantasy
Kane and AbelJeffrey Archer197937 millionNovel
How the Steel Was TemperedNikolai Ostrovsky193236,4 millionNovel
War and PeaceLeo Tolstoy186936 millionNovel
Sailor MoonNaoko Takeuchi199135 millionManga
The Diary of a Young GirlAnne Frank194735 millionDiary
The Adventures of PinocchioCarlo Collodi188135 millionFiction
You Can Heal Your LifeLouise Hay198435 millionSelf-help
FrankensteinMary Shelley181835 millionNovel
DivergentVeronica Roth201135 millionScience fiction
Your Erroneous ZonesWayne Dyer197635 millionSelf-help
The Late, Great Planet EarthHal Lindsey197035 millionFiction
Les Voyages de GulliverJonathan Swift172135 millionsFantasy
Saint SeiyaMasami Kurumada198634 millionManga
The Thorn BirdsColleen McCullough197733 millionNovel
The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini200331,5 millionNovel
Valley of the DollsJacqueline Susann196631 millionNovel
In His Steps: What Would Jesus Do?Charles M. Sheldon189630 millionNovel
HellboyMike Mignola199430 millionComics
The Lost SymbolDan Brown200930 millionCrime
Moby Dick Herman Melville185130 millionNovel
Uncle ScroogeCarl Barks194730 millionComics
Gone with the WindMargaret Mitchell193630 millionNovel
Gone with the Wind)Margaret Mitchell193630 millionNovel
The Red and the BlackHenri Beyle183030 millionNovel
The War of the WorldsH. G. Wells189830 millionScience fiction
1984George Orwell194930 millionScience fiction
Death NoteTsugumi Ohba200330 millionManga
The Count of Monte CristoAlexandre Dumas184430 millionNovel
The Tales of the Arabian NightsAnonymous140030 millionTales
Gaston LagaffeAndré Franquin195730 millionComics
JumanjiChris Van Allsburg198130 millionNovel
AkiraKatsuhiro Ôtomo198230 millionManga
The Michelin GuideVarious authors190030 millionGuide
Just Like HeavenMark Levy200030 millionFantasy
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeRobert Louis Stevenson1886
30 millionNovel
The Purpose Driven LifeRick Warren200230 millionDevotional
The Revolt of Mamie StoverWilliam Bradford Huie195130 millionNovel
The Girl with the Dragon TattooStieg Larsson200530 millionThriller
The Dark TowerStephen King198230 millionFantasy
The Young GuardAlexander Fadeyev194526 millionHistorical novel
Who Moved My Cheese?Spencer Johnson199826 millionFiction
DraculaBram Stoker189725 millionNovel
The Three MusketeersAlexandre Dumas184425 millionNovel
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald192525 millionNovel
Boule & BillJean Roba195925 millionComics
Crime and PunishmentFiodor Dostoïevski186625 millionNovel
The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde189025 millionNovel
OutlanderDiana Gabaldon199125 millionNovel
The Wind in the WillowsKenneth Grahame190825 millionNovel
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective PeopleStephen R. Covey198925 millionSelf-help
SmurfsPeyo195825 millionComics
Virgin Soil UpturnedMikhail Sholokhov193524 millionNovel
The Celestine ProphecyJames Redfield199323 millionNovel
The Hunger GamesSuzanne Collins200823 millionAdventure
The ShackWilliam P. Young200722 millionFiction
Uncle StyopaSergey Mikhalkov193621 millionPoetry
The GodfatherMario Puzo196921 millionNovel
Love StoryErich Segal197021 millionDrame
All Quiet on the Western FrontErich Maria Remarque192920 millionNovel
Empire of the AntsBernard Werber199120 millionScience fiction
The Bermuda TriangleCharles Berlitz197420 millionTheories
Things Fall ApartChinua Achebe195820 millionNovel
The fables of Jean de La FontaineJean de la Fontaine166820 millionPoetry
Animal FarmGeorge Orwell194520 millionNovel
Wolf TotemJiang Rong200420 millionNovel
The Happy HookerXaviera Hollander197120 millionMemoir
Injustice: Gods Among UsTom Taylor201320 millionComics
A Christmas CarolCharles Dickens184320 millionTales
JawsPeter Benchley197420 millionThriller
Love You ForeverRobert Munsch198620 millionPicture
RingKōji Suzuki199120 millionNovel
The Adventures of Tom SawyerMark Twain187620 millionAdventure
The Women's RoomMarilyn French197720 millionNovel
What to Expect When You're ExpectingArlene Eisenberg198420 millionGuide
CandideVoltaire175520 millionTheater
The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain188420 millionFiction
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾Sue Townsend198220 millionFiction
Brave New WorldAldous Huxley193220 millionNovel
The FoundationIsaac Asimov195020 millionScience fiction
Anna Karenina Léon Tolstoï187320 millionNovel
Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen181320 millionNovel
Pif and HerculeJosé Cabrero Arnal194820 millionComics
Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a RaftThor Heyerdahl195020 millionExperiences
The Good Soldier ŠvejkJaroslav Hašek192320 millionSatirical
Where the Wild Things AreMaurice Sendak196320 millionAlbum
The Power of Positive ThinkingNorman Vincent Peale195220 millionSelf-help
Percy Jackson & the OlympiansRick Riordan200520 millionFantasy
The SecretRhonda Byrne200620 millionThriller
Fear of FlyingErica Jong197320 millionNovel
DuneFrank Herbert196520 millionScience fiction
Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryRoald Dahl196420 millionNovel
The RobotsIsaac Asimov195020 millionScience fiction
The ShackWilliam Paul Young 200720 millionNovel
The Fault in Our StarsJohn Green201218,5 millionNovel
Totto-chan, the Little Girl at the WindowTetsuko Kuroyanagi198118 millionLiterature
The Golden Compass Philip Pullman199517 millionFantasy
The Horse WhispererNicholas Evans199516 millionNovel
XIIIWilliam Vance198416 millionComics
Goodnight MoonMargaret Wise Brown194716 millionPicture
The Neverending StoryMichael Ende197916 millionFantasy
TiteufPhilippe Chappuis199216 millionComics
The OutsidersS. E. Hinton196715 millionComing-of-age
Guess How Much I Love YouSam McBratney199515 millionLiterature
ShōgunJames Clavell197515 millionNovel
The Poky Little PuppyJanette Sebring Lowrey194215 millionLiterature
Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë184715 millionNovel
The Pillars of the EarthKen Follett198915 millionHistorical novel
How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie193615 millionSelf-help
Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo183115 millionNovel
PerfumePatrick Süskind198515 millionNovel
Foam of the DaysBoris Vian194615 millionNovel
The trialFranz Kafka192515 millionNovel
The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck193915 millionNovel
Ex machinaBrian K. Vaughan200415 millionComics
Lord of the fliesWilliam Golding195415 millionNovel
FaustGoethe179015 millionNovel
Cyrano de Bergerac Edmond Rostand189715 millionNovel
Dom JuanMolière168215 millionTheater
The Vicomte de BragelonneAlexandre Dumas184815 millionNovel
Les Tuniques BleuesRaoul Cauvin196815 millionComics
ChrononautsMark Miller201515 millionComics
The sound and the furyWilliam Faulkner192915 millionNovel
Germinal Émile Zola188515 millionNovel
The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafón200115 millionNovel
Blake & MortimerEdgar P. Jacobs194615 millionComics
V for VendettaDavid Lloyd199915 millionComics
The Ladies' DelightÉmile Zola188315 millionNovel
Viper in the FistHervé Bazin194815 millionNovel
The Black DahliaJames Ellroy198715 millionNovel
American PsychoBret Easton Ellis199115 millionNovel
Spirou et FantasioAndré Franquin193815 millionComics
LA ConfidentialJames Ellroy199015 millionNovel
Bridget JonesHelen Fielding199615 millionNovel
The Hound of the BaskervillesArthur Conan Doyle190115 millionNovel
The Girl on the TrainPaula Hawkins201515 millionThriller
Interpreter of MaladiesJhumpa Lahiri200015 millionShort stories
The Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer140015 millionNovel
The Silmarillion15 millions197715 millionFantasy
Blade RunnerPhilip K. Dick196815 millionScience fiction
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyDouglas Adams197914 millionScience fiction
Tuesdays with MorrieMitch Albom199714 millionMemoir
God's Little AcreErskine Caldwell193314 millionNovel
Follow Your HeartSusanna Tamaro199414 millionNovel
A Wrinkle in TimeMadeleine L'Engle196214 millionScience fantasy
The Old Man and the SeaErnest Hemingway195213 millionShort novel
Life After LifeRaymond Moody197513 millionReport
Norwegian WoodHaruki Murakami198712 millionNovel
LanfeustChristophe Arleston199412 millionComics
Le ChatPhilippe Geluck198612 millionComics
Peyton PlaceGrace Metalious195612 millionNovel
James and the Giant PeachRoald Dahl196112 millionFantasy
BlueberryJean-Michel Charlier196312 millionComics
The PlagueAlbert Camus194712 millionNovel
Mein KampfAdolf Hiltler192412 millionSociety
No Longer HumanOsamu Dazai194812 millionNovel
The Naked ApeDesmond Morris196812 millionZoology
Man's Search for MeaningViktor Frankl194612 millionExperiences
Divine ComedyDante Alighieri130412 millionPoetry
Largo WinchJean Van Hamme197711 millionComics
ThorgalJean Van Hamme197711 millionComics
The ProphetKahlil Gibran192311 millionProse poetry
The ExorcistWilliam Peter Blatty197111 millionNovel
The GruffaloJulia Donaldson199910,5 millionLiterature
Catch-22Joseph Heller196110 millionSatirical
The StrangerAlbert Camus194210 millionNovel
Eye of the NeedleKen Follett197810 millionThriller
A Brief History of TimeStephen Hawking198810 millionScience
The Cat in the HatDr. Seuss195710 millionLiterature
The Lovely BonesAlice Sebold200210 millionNovel
Wild SwansJung Chang199210 millionAutobiography
Santa EvitaTomás Eloy Martínez199510 millionNovel
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert185710 millionNovel
ValerianPierre Christin196710 millionComics
La gloire de mon pèreMarcel Pagnol195710 millionNovel
Bel-Ami Guy De Maupassant188510 millionNovel
NightElie Wiesel195810 millionExperience
Antigone Jean Anouilh194410 millionNovel
Les Fleurs du Mal Charles Baudelaire186710 millionNovel
La bête humaineEmile Zola189010 millionNovel
Confucius from the HeartYu Dan200610 millionStudies
The Maze RunnerJames Dashner200910 millionScience fiction
The Total WomanMarabel Morgan197410 millionSelf-help
White FangJack London190610 millionNovel
Knowledge-value RevolutionTaichi Sakaiya198510 millionSociety
Problems in China's Socialist EconomyXue Muqiao197910 millionSociety
What Color is Your Parachute?Richard Nelson Bolles197010 millionGuide
Le Chat BottéCharles Perrault169510 millionTale
SchneewittchenJacob Grimm181210 millionTales
Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury195310 millionScience fiction
Journey to the End of the Night Louis-Ferdinand Céline193210 millionNovel
The Wonderful Wizard of OzLyman Frank Baum190010 millionFantasy
Red Riding HoodCharles Perrault169710 millionTale
L'Assommoir Émile Zola187710 millionNovel
Tristan and IseultJean-Charles Payen197410 millionPoetry
L'Avare Molière166810 millionTheater
The MetamorphosisFranz Kafka191510 millionNovel
Dangerous LiaisonsPierre Choderlos de Laclos178210 millionNovel
La Parure Guy De Maupassant188510 millionShort novel
The Dukan DietPierre Dukan200010 millionDietetic
Man's FateAndré Malraux193310 millionNovel
The Joy of SexAlex Comfort197210 millionManual
The Gospel According to PeanutsRobert L. Short196510 millionComic strip
Le Grand MeaulnesAlain-Fournier191310 millionNovel
The Royal GameStefan Zweig194110 millionNovel
Poil de carotte Jules Renard190010 millionNovel
Life of PiYann Martel200110 millionFantasy
Sentimental EducationGustave Flaubert186910 millionNovel
My Mother's CastleMarcel Pagnol195710 millionNovel
A Bag of MarblesJoseph Joffo197310 millionNovel
Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad189910 millionNovel
Fight ClubChuck Palahniuk199610 millionNovel
La cicatrice Bruce Lowery196010 millionNovel
The GiverLois Lowry199310 millionDystopian
The Bell Witch: An American HauntingBrent Monahan199710 millionNovel
SolarisStanislas Lem196110 millionScience fiction
Interview with the VampireAnne Rice197610 millionNovel
The IdiotFiodor Dostoïevski196910 millionNovel
Manon des SourcesMarcel Pagnol196410 millionNovel
I.R.$.Stephen Desberg199910 millionComics
DeliveranceJames Dickey197010 millionNovel
SiddhartaHermann Hesse192210 millionNovel
The Water of the HillsMarcel Pagnol196310 millionNovel
Confusion of FeelingsStefan Zweig192710 millionNovel
De capes et de crocsAlain Ayroles199510 millionComics
Trolls de TroyChristophe Arleston199710 millionComics
The Phantom of the OperaGaston Leroux191010 millionNovel
Corto MalteseHugo Pratt196710 millionComics
The Great Power of the ChninkelJean Van Hamme198610 millionComics
On the RoadJack Kerouac195710 millionNovel
Oil!Upton Sinclair192710 millionNovel
The Front RunnerPatricia Nell Warren197410 millionNovel
Lady Chatterley's Lover David Herbert Lawrence192810 millionNovel
MetamorphosesPublius Ovidius Naso3th Century BC10 millionPoetry
The Tartar SteppeDino Buzzati194010 millionNovel
Waiting for GodotSamuel Beckett194810 millionTheater
StardustNeil Gaiman199910 millionNovel
In search of lost timeMarcel Proust191310 millionNovel
No ExitJean-Paul Sartre194410 millionNovel
Martin Eden Jack London190910 millionNovel
The GoalEliyahu M. Goldratt198410 millionNovel
Pilgrim's ProgressJohn Bunyan167810 millionNovel
Vanity FairWilliam Thackeray184710 millionNovel
Nightmare AbbeyThomas Love Peacock181810 millionNovel
David CopperfieldCharles Dickens184910 millionNovel
I, CthulhuNeil Gaiman198710 millionNovel
Wuthering Heights Emily Brontë184710 millionNovel
EragonChristopher Paolini200410 millionFantasy
CoralineNeil Gaiman200210 millionNovel
The City of EmberJeanne DuPrau 200310 millionNovel
Slaughterhouse-FiveKurt Vonnegut196910 millionScience fiction
Ender's GameOrson Scott Card197710 millionScience fiction
Les Fabuleuses Aventures d'un IndienVikas Swarup200510 millionNovel
The NotebookNicholas Sparks199610 millionNovel
Girl with a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier199910 millionNovel
The Mists of AvalonMarion Zimmer Bradley197910 millionNovel
EmmaJane Austen181510 millionNovel
SpartacusHoward Fast195110 millionNovel
A Clockwork OrangeAnthony Burgess196210 millionNovel
The Memoirs of Barry LyndonWilliam Thackeray184310 millionNovel
Of Mice and MenJohn Steinbeck193710 millionNovel
Beautiful CreaturesKami Garcia200910 millionNovel
Ulysses James Joyce191810 millionNovel
I Am LegendRichard Matheson195410 millionScience fiction
The Chronicles of AmberRoger Zelazny197010 millionScience fiction
The Hyperion CantosDan Simmons198910 millionScience fiction
The RoadCormac McCarthy200610 millionScience fiction
ConanRobert E. Howard195310 millionFantasy
WickedGregory Maguire199510 millionFantasy
The Handmaid's TaleMargaret Atwood198510 millionScience fiction
The MartianAndy Weir201410 millionScience fiction
World War ZMax Brooks200910 millionScience fiction
American GodsNeil Gaiman200110 millionFantasy
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenRansom Riggs20119 millionFantasy
The Martian ChroniclesRay Bradbury19508 millionScience fiction
SilbermannJacques De Lacretelle19225 millionNovel
VortexStan & Vince19935 millionComics
AldebaranLeo19945 millionComics
Old GoriotHonoré De Balzac18355 millionNovel
TravisFred Duval19975 millionComics
2001: A Space OdysseyArthur C. Clarke19685 millionScience fiction
The Tale of GenjiShikibu Murasaki12005 millionNovel
Dead Poets SocietyN.H Kleinbaum19915 millionNovel
Belle du Seigneur Albert Cohen19685 millionNovel
A Canticle for LeibowitzWalter M. Miller19595 millionScience fiction
TraumnovelleArthur Schnitzler19265 millionShort novel
The Short TimersGustav Hasford19795 millionNovel
Were Soldiers Once… And YoungJoseph L. Galloway19925 millionNovel
Flowers For AlgernonDaniel Keyes19665 millionScience fiction
The Vampire LestatAnne Rice19855 millionNovel
NightfallL.J. Smith20095 millionNovel
Red MarsKim Stanley Robinson19925 millionScience fiction
RingworldLarry Niven19705 millionScience fiction
TimescapeGregory Benford19805 millionScience fiction
Childhood's EndArthur C. Clarke19535 millionScience fiction
The Man In The High CastlePhilip K. Dick19625 millionScience fiction
GatewayFrederik Pohl19775 millionScience fiction
Starship TroopersRobert A. Heinlein19975 millionScience fiction
The Moon Is a Harsh MistressRobert A. Heinlein19665 millionScience fiction
ContactCarl Sagan19855 millionScience fiction
Time for Outrage!Stéphane Hessel20104 millionEssay
And after…Guillaume Musso20043 millionNovel
StarborneRobert Silverberg19963 millionScience fiction
11/22/63Stephen King20022,5 millionFantasy
The TommyknockersStephen King19872,5 millionHorror
Hunting and gatheringAnna Gavalda20072 millionNovel
Doctor SleepStephen King20132 millionFantasy
'Salem's Lot Stephen King19752 millionHorror
The Demolished ManAlfred Bester19522 millionScience fiction
It Stephen King19882 millionNovel
Shadow & ClawGene Wolfe20002 millionScience fiction
NeuromancerWilliam Gibson19842 millionScience fiction
The Forever WarJoe Haldeman19742 millionScience fiction
DispossedUrsula K. Le Guin19742 millionScience fiction
I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me SomewhereAnna Gavalda19991,8 millionNovel
Someone I lovedAnna Gavalda20021,2 millionNovel
The Ice PeopleRené Barjavel19681 millionScience fiction
The ShiningStephen King19771 millionHorror
The WizardRené Barjavel19841 millionScience fiction
CarrieStephen King19751 millionHorror
Ashes, AshesRené Barjavel19431 millionScience fiction
Future Times ThreeRené Barjavel19431 millionScience fiction
The Green MileStephen King19961 millionFantasy

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