Books That Have Sold More Than 100 Million Copies

Don Quixote

With the caveat that it is “an incomplete list that may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness,” Wikipedia lists nine books (one sold as a series) as having sold more than 100 million copies. For reasons listed on the site, books of a religious, ideological, or political nature (eg, the Bible, the Qur’an, Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung) are excluded from the list:

  • Don Quixote (Miguel de Cervantes)
  • A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
  • The Lord of the Rings (J. R. R. Tolkien)
  • Le Petit Prince (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (J. K. Rowling)
  • And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
  • Dream of the Red Chamber (Cao Xueqin)
  • The Hobbit (J. R. R. Tolkien)
  • She: A History of Adventure (H. Rider Haggard)

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