Most people love books. At some point in history, books were our way of staying connected and taking us to other places and other worlds.  Books have always had away of giving us information, tips and helping us to take a short break of reality to go to other worlds, countries and places. Here are the top 5 selling books throughout history according sales reports.

  1. The Bible - The the number one best seller with an estimated 6 billion and still going strong.
  2. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung - 900 million copies have been sold by author Mao Tse-tung.
  3. The Lord of the Rings - 150 million copies have been sold by author J.R.R. Tolkien, whose name was John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.
  4. Le Petit Prince - 140 million copies have been sold by author Antoine de Saint Exupery.
  5. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Author J.K. Rowling has sold 107 million copies. The books publisher was Bloomsbury.