Books are our premier source of fictional and factual information. They sometimes create too big of a buzz that they get banned, but they may also serve as the most powerful tools to change humanity. Being controversial or not, these 10 books influenced huge masses of people through the years. Let's now see the numbers and learn about the most popular books of all time.
10. Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl telling about The Holocaust sold 27 million copies in the last 50 years.
9. Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich sold 30 million copies since its debut.
8. Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer winning Gone With the Wind sold 33 million copies.
7. Stephanie Meyer's Twilight was made into a movie and the book sold 43 million copies.
6. Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code sold 57 million copies.
5. Paulo Coelho's legendary The Alchemist sold over 65 million copies.
4. The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien sold over 103 million copies.
3. J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series sold over 400 million copies.
2. Mao Tse-Tung's Communist Party Quotations sold over 820 million copies.
1. The Holy Bible of Christianity sold over 3.9 billion copies and holds onto the first place very firmly.