Top 10. The most popular book in the world for 50 year old.


James Chapman (author headings A Passion For Writing) compiled a list of 10 the most widely read books in the world after the end of a long research project. The data are based on the number of sold books in the world over the past 50 year old.


10 place. "The Diary of Anne Frank" (Diary of Anne Frank) – 27.000.000 copies


Anne Frank's diary - write in Dutch, who led the Jewish girl Anne Frank with 12 June 1942 on 1 August 1944 years during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.

9 place. "Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill" (Think and Grow Rich) – 30.000.000 copies.

Think and Grow Rich - a book by American writer, journalist and psychologist Napoleon Hill. Was first published in 1937 year.

8 place. "Gone with the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell (Gone With the Wind) – 33.000.000 copies

"Gone With the Wind" - a novel by American writer Margaret Mitchell, events which occur in the southern United States in the 1860s, during the Civil War.

7 place. "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer (Twilight – The Saga) – 43.000.000 copies

twilight"Twilight" - a popular series of novels by American author Stephenie Meyer. Each book describes events, taking place with the main character, a girl named Bella Swan, who fell in love with a vampire.

6 place. "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code) – 57.000.000 copies

davinci"The Da Vinci Code" - a novel, written by American author and journalist Dan Brown, published in April 2003 by the publishing house «Doubleday Group». "The Da Vinci Code" was a continuation of another popular novel Brown 2000 year, "Angels and Demons".

5. "The Alchemist" Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist) – 65.000.000 copies

"The Alchemist" - a novel 1988 the writer Paulo Coelho.

4. "The Lord of the Rings" J.. R.R.Tolkiena (Lord of the Rings) – 103.000.000 copies.

lor"The Lord of the Rings" - epic novel by English writer J.. P. P. Tolkien, the most famous work of the fantasy genre.

3. "Harry Potter" by JK Rowling (Harry Potter) – 400.000.000 copies

harryA series of seven novels, written by British writer J.. K. Rowling. The book is a chronicle of the adventures of young wizard Harry Potter, and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, enrolled in the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Hogwarts. The main theme is the confrontation between Harry and the Dark wizard Lord Lord Voldemort, whose objectives include the acquisition of immortality and the enslavement of the wizarding world.

2. "Quotations" Mao Zedong (Quotations from the Works of Mao Tse-tung) – 820.000.000 copies

maoDigest of the key sayings of Mao Zedong, first published by the PRC government in 1966 year. "Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung" contains excerpts from speeches and published works of Mao, structured thematically. The broadest distribution (more than a billion copies) received a pocket edition in a red-bound, designed to be worn with a. This is one of the largest circulations in the world of books (comparable only with copies of sacred books Abrahamic religions -hristianstva, Islam and Judaism).

1. Bible (The Bible) – 3.900.000.000 copies

holybibleThe Bible - a collection of sacred texts of Christians, consisting of the Old and New Testaments. The Old Testament is also a sacred text of the Jews.



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