The 10 Most Read Books in the World

The 10 Most Read Books in the World

The list was compiled by freelance writer James Chapman, based on the number of copies each book sold over the last 50 years. “I have compiled this list of the 10 Most Read Books In The World after completing a long project of research to establish exactly which are the most read books in the world … You will find in this list a varied array of subject matter, covering a considerable number of years of some truly talented author’s work. Some of the authors are no longer with us, but the majority are still producing their masterpieces for our ongoing delight.” -James Chapman

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Published by: NavPress Publishing Group
Edition: Paperback (ISBN #9781617479496)
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Edition: Paperback (ISBN #9780979311901)
Published by: Arthur A. Levine Books
Edition: Boxed Set (ISBN #9780545162074)
Published by: Mariner Books
Edition: Paperback (ISBN #9780618343997)
Published by: HarperOne
Edition: Paperback (ISBN #9780061122415)
Published by: Anchor Books
Edition: Paperback (ISBN #9780307277671)
Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Edition: Boxed Set (ISBN #9780316132909)
Published by: Scribner Book Company
Edition: Paperback (ISBN #9781451635621)
Published by: Tarcher
Edition: Paperback (ISBN #9781585424337)
Published by: Perfection Learning
Edition: Prebound (ISBN #9780812415087)

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