Week of January 22 – List of best-selling single-volume booksJanuary 22, 2012
A Tale of Two Cities, written by Charles Dickens in 1859. Approximate sales $200 million. (Genre: History Fiction/English)
Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), written by Antoine de Saint-Exupery in 1943. Approximate sales close to $200 million. (Genre: Fantasy/French)
The Lord of the Rings, written by J.R.R. Tolkien in 1954 – 1955. Approximate sales $150 million. (Genre: High Fantasy/English) million.
The Hobbit, written by J.R.R. Tolkien in 1937. Approximate sales $100 million. (Genre: Juvenile Fantasy/English).
紅樓夢/红楼梦 Hong lou meng (Dream of the Red Chamber), written by Cao Xuequin, in 1759 – 1791. Approximately sales: $100 million. (Genre: Family Saga/Chinese)
And Then There Were None, written by Agatha Christie in 1930. Approximate sales $100 million. (Genre: Mystery).
My favorite book: To Kill A Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee in 1960. Approximate sales $30 million. (Genre: Social Drama).← Week of January 15 – Martin Luther King Jr. Trivia Week of January 29 – Memorable advertising slogans →